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Hardware renaissance: A look at the Christie Street platform and Doorbot video streaming doorbell

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As we recently explored, the Internet of Things is starting to appear in our lives and this means not only great strides in software and network development but also a resurgence in the love for hardware. Much as we love to obsess over the data we’re generating and work out...
Hardware renaissance: A look at the Christie Street platform and Doorbot video streaming doorbell

Report: Notebook shipments up in Feb., Q1 still down

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Notebook makers are reportedly experiencing an uptick in shipments for the month, increasing approximately 10 percent over January's numbers, unnamed industry sources have told DigiTimes. The positive growth is said to be partially due to the recovery in hard drive availability following supply restrictions that resulted from flooding in Thailand.......
Report: Notebook shipments up in Feb., Q1 still down

Free shipping promotions help propel online holiday spending

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Americans continue to spend more of their cash online this holiday season, with comScore reporting that online spending is up 16 percent so far this holiday season. One of the reasons for the surge was a big uptick in last-minute shopping, propelled by free shipping promotions by online retailers....
Free shipping promotions help propel online holiday spending

PC games are growing, but will that continue after the PS4 and Xbox 720 launch?

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As we near the end of this console generation, the PC has been picking up the slack. Not only are games looking and playing extraordinarily better on the PC these days, but data is showing that the market is growing as well. With 8% growth in 2012, PC games made...
PC games are growing, but will that continue after the PS4 and Xbox 720 launch?

Samsung, Research In Motion Sued For Using Emoticons ;(

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A shell company capped off a week of patent controversy by suing two popular phone makers for including a button that lets users put a smiley face in their messages. Varia Holdings LLC filed a complaint in New York that accuses Samsung and BlackBerry maker RIM (NSDQ: RIMM) of...
Samsung, Research In Motion Sued For Using Emoticons ;(

Facebook’s first-ever earnings call will take place next month

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Facebook will be joining the old guard next month with its first official earnings call, in which it will offer details on and explanations of its financial decisions over the past few months to investors and press. The call is set for July 26, 2012, at 2 p.m. Pacific...
Facebook’s first-ever earnings call will take place next month

Gingrich raised $10 million in fourth quarter and $5 million in January

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Newt Gingrich’s campaign announced in a tweet Tuesday that he raised $10 million in the fourth quarter of 2011 and has pulled in another $5 million in January. The newly disclosed fundraising numbers represent a big uptick for the former House speaker, who raised less than $1 million in...
Gingrich raised $10 million in fourth quarter and $5 million in January
Video apps seeing strong growth with Facebook Timeline
What’s Facebook mean for early developers? Huge traffic, apparently.

Say Goodbye To Blockbuster Stores

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The Blockbuster brand emerged from the ashes of bankruptcy to have an impact on the bottom line of its new owner, Dish Network (NSDQ: DISH). The satellite TV service provider reported its first subscriber uptick in about two years, growth that was driven, it said, by the addition in...
Say Goodbye To Blockbuster Stores

Pew: Smartphones overtake feature phones among adults in the U.S.

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Pew Research Center on Thursday released a report stating smartphone owners now outnumber feature phone owners in the United States. Nearly half of adults in the U.S. own a smartphone as of February 2012, the firm said, up from 35% last May. 53% of cell phone owners indicated that their handset is...
Pew: Smartphones overtake feature phones among adults in the U.S.

IT Contractors Help Companies Meet Changing Work Needs

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Whether companies require specific tech talent for a project or need extra help meeting a business uptick brought by the recovering economy, corporate IT......
IT Contractors Help Companies Meet Changing Work Needs

iPhone 5 helps Apple iOS devices rebound and pass 65% share of mobile traffic

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September was a curious month for Apple: as everyone waited for the iPhone 5 and the iPad mini, the company lost quite a lot of mobile traffic market share, dropping below the 60 percent mark. Yet the company managed to rebound in October, surpassing 65 percent of the mobile traffic...
iPhone 5 helps Apple iOS devices rebound and pass 65% share of mobile traffic

Samsung reports Q1 earnings: $5.16 billion in operating profit

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Samsung just announced its Q1 2012 earnings this evening, reporting revenues of 45.27 trillion Korean won (up 22% y/o/y) and a record operating profit of 5.85 trillion won. We’ll be hopping on the call at 9:30 PM EST to hear more details. developing.  Press release after the jump.  –(SEOUL–Korea Newswire) April 27,...
Samsung reports Q1 earnings: $5.16 billion in operating profit
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Flashback Malware Puts Apple in Security Spotlight: Experts Weigh In

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Increased market share coupled with Apple's lack of transparency are largely to blame for an uptick in Mac security problems, say experts....
Flashback Malware Puts Apple in Security Spotlight: Experts Weigh In

That's a lot of videos: YouTube now responsible for 17% of home Internet traffic

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YouTube is now responsible for 17.1 percent of all residential fixed-line downstream traffic in North America, according to Sandvine’s latest global internet phenomena report. The traffic management specialist’s report for the first half of 2013 still lists Netflix as the most popular bandwidth consumption pastime — 32.3 percent of all...
That's a lot of videos: YouTube now responsible for 17% of home Internet traffic

Groupon Earnings Miss Big and Sends Stock Into After-Hours Swoon

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Despite a large uptick in the stock earlier today, Groupon’s fourth-quarter results caused its shares to 22 percent plunge in after-hours trading. The Chicago-based company said its revenues were $638.3 million in the three months, just below estimates of $640 million. But the fourth-quarter GAAP loss was 12 cents per...
Groupon Earnings Miss Big and Sends Stock Into After-Hours Swoon

NYPD Dedicates Entire Team to Tracking Down Stolen Apple Devices

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Photo: Digital Trends As Mayor Michael Bloomberg loves to tell anyone who will listen, New York is one of the safest cities in the U.S., baring little resemblance to the city’s dangerous streets of 1980′s and 90′s. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t some problem areas. One of the biggest...
NYPD Dedicates Entire Team to Tracking Down Stolen Apple Devices

DUMBO Startup Lab Expands to New Loft Space

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The new space. (dumbostartuplab.com) Apparently DUMBO isn't wanting for tech talent after all. The sleepy strip of cobblestones and art galleries beneath the Manhattan Bridge has seen a surge in tech company leases, and DUMBO Startup Lab is next on the list to trade in their small workspace for a 2,300...
DUMBO Startup Lab Expands to New Loft Space
Silicon Valley investors ponder the "next big thing" in health care

Facebook beats analyst expectations, reports $1.58 billion in Q4 revenue

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Facebook announced $1.58 billion in revenue Wednesday for the company’s fourth quarter, beating analyst estimates of $1.53 billion. Overall, the company reported $5.09 billion in revenue for 2012, compared to $3.71 billion for 2011, when the company was not yet public. The company saw fourth-quarter earnings of $0.17 per share excluding one-time charges, compared to...
Facebook beats analyst expectations, reports $1.58 billion in Q4 revenue
iHeartRadio Copies Songza's Music Concierge Feature With Its New Activity-Based "Perfect For" Playlist Finder

Eric Schmidt: Google now at 1.5 million Android activations per day

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There's a Google exec speaking at a tech conference, and that means one thing: more Android statistics. At Dive Into Mobile today, Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt confirmed that the company is now seeing 1.5 million Android activations per day, which is up from 1.3 million per day last fall...
Eric Schmidt: Google now at 1.5 million Android activations per day

Foursquare redesigns web listing pages for its 50M site visitors after Explore usage doubles in 2 months

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Foursquare has been undergoing a transition over the past year from something of a check-in game to a full-fledged ‘decision service’ along the lines of Yelp. That transition has been accomplished by taking the massive amount of data from its 3.5B check-ins and offering up that value to people ‘searching...
Foursquare redesigns web listing pages for its 50M site visitors after Explore usage doubles in 2 months

The Pirate Bay evades ISP blockade with IPv6, can do it 18 septillion more times

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If you thought the RIAA and MPAA were a force to be reckoned with in the US, the last few months have shown that anti-piracy lobbying is alive and kicking in Europe, too. Over the last 9 months, the British, Dutch, Finnish, and Belgian judges and governments have begun forcing...
The Pirate Bay evades ISP blockade with IPv6, can do it 18 septillion more times

YouTube’s April video usage up 55% over 2011

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Digital media companies like YouTube and Yahoo have yet to see how much they will have increased their ad base by upping the quality of their video content recently. But as monthly video data released by comScore shows, both companies have managed to significantly increase the amount of time viewers...
YouTube’s April video usage up 55% over 2011

Washington state ranks 5th in venture capital investments

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Washington state is once again climbing into the top echelon when it comes to venture capital investing, ranking fifth in the dollars invested and sixth in deals, according to a report out today from DowJones Venture Source. Twenty seven companies in the state attracted $164 million during the quarter, ranking...
Washington state ranks 5th in venture capital investments

63% of iPhones were activated outside the U.S. last quarter

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And that percentage is likely to increase sharply now that China has the iPhone 4S Click to enlarge. Source: Asymco.com The chart at right from Horace Dediu’s Asymco blog shows the U.S. share of iPhone activations growing last quarter due, he speculates, to the U.S. launch of the iPhone 4S and the...
63% of iPhones were activated outside the U.S. last quarter
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