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Nielsen report finds 56 percent of US households have a modern game console, total gaming time up seven percent

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Nielsen is out with its annual survey of video game use in the US today, and it's found that gaming continues to be on the rise across the board. That includes a seven percent increase in total gaming time compared to the previous year (apparently due largely to increases...
Nielsen report finds 56 percent of US households have a modern game console, total gaming time up seven percent
BlackBerry 10 To Star In RIM's First Super Bowl Commercial

Facebook IPO Halo Boosts Social Media Stocks

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Facebook’s imminent IPO is might mint a mess of millionaires in Silicon Valley by Friday, but in the meantime it’s driving wealth in a few newly public Internet companies as well. With the social networking company’s offering reportedly oversubscribed, some investors are looking ancillary ways to profit from it...
Facebook IPO Halo Boosts Social Media Stocks

Flash memory provider Violin Memory said to file for a sky-high IPO

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Violin Memory, the Silicon Valley-based company with a super-fast flash memory service, is hurtling toward a highly successful IPO. Bloomberg Businessweek reported today that the company filed to go public under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) act. This allows Violin Memory to keep its public offering under the radar...
Flash memory provider Violin Memory said to file for a sky-high IPO

Here Are 12 Ways To Make Your iPhone Feel Brand-New

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Is your iPhone feeling stale? There's an app for that.  If you just bought an iPhone 5, sticking to the same old apps doesn't make the experience fresh. And if you're sticking with your old model, new apps are a great way to feel like you're keeping up with the...
Here Are 12 Ways To Make Your iPhone Feel Brand-New

Samsung Is The New King Of Mobile

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Sammy is now the big kahuna of cell phones. Today’s Juniper Research and comScore reports indicated that Samsung kicked Apple from the top spot in regards to smartphones. IDC also released a report today indicating the same thing while noting that Samsung kicked Nokia from the top of total phone...
Samsung Is The New King Of Mobile

Zynga's Top Performing Game? Yep, Still FarmVille.

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Despite launching three long years ago, the Facebook game FarmVille continues to be Zynga’s runaway hit. In the company’s first-quarter report, filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission yesterday, it disclosed that players who dig planting and harvesting crops accounted for 29 percent of the company’s revenues during the period....
Zynga's Top Performing Game? Yep, Still FarmVille.

Publishing In Today’s Digital, Social Reading Environment

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Reading. It’s a fundamentally solitary pastime that’s becoming increasingly more social given the baked-in functionalities of e-reading devices (Tweet this!). It’s also – surprise! – an activity on the upswing for a couple of reasons: a proliferation of e-reading devices that are plummeting in... Please visit Marketing Land for the...
Publishing In Today’s Digital, Social Reading Environment

Sprint sells 1.8m iPhones, gets best adds since 2005

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Sprint on Wednesday revealed a huge upswing in subscriber additions through its inaugural quarter of iPhone sales. It sold 1.8 million iPhones during the fall, 40 percent of which went to people new to the network. Apple's device was almost single-handedly responsible for returning Sprint to performance it hasn't seen...
Sprint sells 1.8m iPhones, gets best adds since 2005

It Ain’t 2007, But at Cravath, Revenues are Back on the Upswing

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It Ain’t 2007, But at Cravath, Revenues are Back on the Upswing

Once-Hot App Viddy Returns $18 Million To Investors And Prepares A Final Attempt To Turn Around

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Last summer, social video app Viddy was in a much different place. It was in a battle to be the "Instagram of Video" alongside competitor SocialCam, and its number of users surged higher every day. Viddy used that momentum to raise a $30 million Series B round from investors such...
Once-Hot App Viddy Returns $18 Million To Investors And Prepares A Final Attempt To Turn Around
Washington Post reportedly the next major publication to raise a paywall for digital users

In Seattle, Amazon Leads an Upswing in Office Space

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The retailer's recent expansion in the city has helped drive down vacancy rates and emboldened investors....
In Seattle, Amazon Leads an Upswing in Office Space

MoveEye: It's like Google Glass for your TV remote

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Media and entertainment startups are certainly a dicey area of innovation, and in hearing pitches Tuesday morning, I wondered if they’ve read the news recently. In a short series of demonstrations at DEMO 2012 on Tuesday in Santa Clara, we heard someone pitch, “we’re trying to do for videos what...
MoveEye: It's like Google Glass for your TV remote

Opera Reports Upswing from Windows Browser Ballot

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Opera Reports Upswing from Windows Browser Ballot

Insights On The Sex Industry From Porn Star Victoria Rae Black

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Porn star and former Playboy model Victoria Rae Black shared some smart comments on sex and the sex industry in a Reddit Ask Me Anything.  Here's what she had to say about how she separates work from real life:  "On-camera or casual sex is NOT the same or as meaningful as...
Insights On The Sex Industry From Porn Star Victoria Rae Black

The money made by Microsoft, Apple and Google, 1985 until today

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Three tech companies seem to come up over and over again. They’ve become the trinity of tech, at least as far as most IT consumers are concerned. They are Microsoft, its long-time rival Apple, and Google. Both Apple and Microsoft are veterans, having started their operations in the 1970s and...
The money made by Microsoft, Apple and Google, 1985 until today

Samsung doubles profits, but bill for legal loss awaits

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Samsung Electronics says stronger-than-expected sales of its Galaxy smartphones sent operating profits up 90 percent in the latest quarter, but analysts warned its results could take a hit in the coming months as it books legal damages owed to Apple. The South Korean electronics giant reported on Friday an...
Samsung doubles profits, but bill for legal loss awaits
WALL STREET CURRENCY ANALYST: One Hour Ago, I Had My First Client Ask About Bitcoin

Are We Already Over Pinterest?

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Pinterest, the social image-sharing pinboard site beloved by maiden aunts and chronically depressed  ex-girlfriends everywhere,  isn't so hot anymore,  apparently. While Pinterest soared in popularity at the end of 2011 and by March this year was the third most popular U.S. social network, new user signups appear to have dropped...
Are We Already Over Pinterest?

TSMC's 28-nanometer process pays off as it rakes in $1.68 billion profit in Q3

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Everything is relative, so when a chip foundry like TSMC (which produces gear for the likes of NVIDIA) has a bad quarter, that means it only made a $1 billion in profit. Today's numbers reveal that the company has managed to rescue its halting fortunes after turning over $4.8...
TSMC's 28-nanometer process pays off as it rakes in $1.68 billion profit in Q3
The Newsonomics of Pricing 101

Booting Up: Where Stanford Kids Learn to be Normals

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Morning, sunshine! (Photo: flickr.com/photos/wordridden) How do Stanford students get the human education they need to lead startups? Many of them take CS198, a program that teaches computer science TAs how to teach, but ends up being a crash course for future CEOs. [New York] Steven Sinofsky--the dude who spearheaded the newly...
Booting Up: Where Stanford Kids Learn to be Normals

Micron Chief Leaves Behind a Stable Company

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Steve Appleton had been chief executive for 18 years, and built an executive team with deep experience working together. Micron's main business of memory chips is poised for an upswing, too, which could help smooth disruptions....
Micron Chief Leaves Behind a Stable Company

Flipboard Attracts 500,000 Magazines, 3 Million New Users in 2 Weeks

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Two weeks after launching Flipboard 2.0 with a user-generated magazine feature, the company has announced that readers made over 500,000 magazines. Other interesting stats from Flipboard released on Thursday include: 6 billion pages flipped per month and 3 million new users in the last two weeks. The “Modern Gentleman’s Playground”...
Flipboard Attracts 500,000 Magazines, 3 Million New Users in 2 Weeks

Why Pundits And Politicians Hate NYT Election Forecaster Nate Silver

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The New York Times election oracle, Nate Silver, who in his fivethirtyeight blog correctly predicted 49 of 50 states in the last election, predicts that Obama could breeze to victory with a 75 percent chance of winning. Despite his relatively simple method of averaging polls to predict winners, he’s become...
Why Pundits And Politicians Hate NYT Election Forecaster Nate Silver

Keeping your workplace culture on the cutting edge

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Photo via Bigstock As a tech community, most of us were impacted by the “Great Recession.” As the business climate improves, it’s also important to take stock of your employees – their motivation, productivity, and collaboration – to ensure you take full advantage of the upswing. During the recession, people...
Keeping your workplace culture on the cutting edge

Thrive Capital raises $150M for third fund

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Thrive Capital, the New York VC firm led by 27-year-old Joshua Kushner, has raised $150 million for Thrive III, the firm’s third fund. The latest funding, which was drawn mostly from existing limited partners such as Princeton University, Hall Capital Partners and the Wellcome Trust, follows on $10 million raised in 2009 and...
Thrive Capital raises $150M for third fund
US home video sales jump 2.5 percent in Q1 2012, Blu-ray and streaming services gain traction
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