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Rise Of The Machines: IP Traffic Is Poised To Quadruple By 2016, Driven By An Influx Of New Devices

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Every year, Cisco issues its Visual Networking Index (VNI) to forecast the amount of data traffic will be used worldwide. The latest VNI forecast shows a massive uptick in data usage, from the 369 Exabytes of IP traffic used worldwide in 2011 to approximately 1.3 zettabytes in 2016. According to...
Rise Of The Machines: IP Traffic Is Poised To Quadruple By 2016, Driven By An Influx Of New Devices

9M Users Strong, MapMyFitness Brings Check-Ins, Advanced Google Maps Integration To Fitness Tracking

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MapMyFitness is a veteran of the online health and fitness space, with the first iteration of its website appearing back in the summer of 2005. Since then, the startup has developed a suite of fitness-oriented websites (like MapMyRUN.com, MapMyRIDE.com, MapMyWALK.com, et al) to let users track and store their running,...
9M Users Strong, MapMyFitness Brings Check-Ins, Advanced Google Maps Integration To Fitness Tracking
YouTube Marketing Gets Serious: Buddy Media Lets Brands Customize Channels With Apps

McAfee: Mobile Malware Explodes, Increases 1,200% In Q1 2012

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Security and anti-spam firm McAfee today reported that it saw a massive uptick in mobile malware last quarter. Mobile malware has “exploded,” the company said (PDF), “with a significant increase on Android devices. In addition, McAfee also found a slight increase in malware targeting the Mac, but the report notes...
McAfee: Mobile Malware Explodes, Increases 1,200% In Q1 2012

Windows PCs to decline as Android, Apple devices rise

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Windows is going to be eclipsed by Android in 2016, according to market researcher IDC. Expect Apple's iOS to see an uptick too. [Read more]...
Windows PCs to decline as Android, Apple devices rise

Instagram Hitting 50 Million Users About Now

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News updates all day from your Fast Company editors.According to some pretty simple math, Instagram's user base is topping 50 million people about now, a mere handful of days since it was sold to Facebook for a staggering billion dollar price. Considering at the start of this year the user...
Instagram Hitting 50 Million Users About Now

Top Trends of 2012: The Visual Web

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Continuing our mid-year review of the top trends of 2012, in this post we look at the emergence of the Visual Web. Two of the hottest products in the first half of 2012 are the best examples of this phenomenon: Pinterest and Instagram. But one or two swallows don't...
Top Trends of 2012: The Visual Web

Semantic Recipe Search Engine Yummly Raises $6M From Unilever And Others

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Yummly, a semantic recipe search engine, has raised $6 million in Series A funding led by Physic Ventures and Unilever Corporate Ventures, the venture capital arm of food giant Unilever, with contributions from returning investors Harrison Metal Capital and the Harvard Commons Press, among others. Yummly aggregates over hundreds of...
Semantic Recipe Search Engine Yummly Raises $6M From Unilever And Others

Make It Social: VEVO Sees 600% Increase In Facebook Traffic After Redesign

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In March, VEVO launched a bold new redesign that provided TV-like viewing, with instantaneous and continuous playback. But the biggest addition to the platform, other than a beautiful new full-screen player, was a new social sharing feature that takes advantage of Facebook Open Graph. Not surprisingly, VEVO seen a dramatic...
Make It Social: VEVO Sees 600% Increase In Facebook Traffic After Redesign

ICS reaches 2.9 percent of active Android devices, 63.7 percent still on Gingerbread

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As we check back in on Android's Platform Versions dashboard for the first time since January, we can finally see notable growth in the percentage of devices running some flavor of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, up for 0.6 percent then to 2.9 percent. That's likely fueled by the...
ICS reaches 2.9 percent of active Android devices, 63.7 percent still on Gingerbread

Sprint adds 1.6m subscribers in Q4 2011, sells 1.8m iPhones, but loses $1.3b

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Sprint's Q4 2011 results are in and, although the company is reporting a $1.3 billion net loss, they're highlighted by the best subscriber growth the carrier has seen since 2005. Both the loss and the sudden uptick in consumer interest can be reasonably attributed to Sprint's deal to carry...
Sprint adds 1.6m subscribers in Q4 2011, sells 1.8m iPhones, but loses $1.3b

One-Third of U.S. High School Students Now Own an iPhone

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Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster today issued a report on his firm's latest semi-annual survey of U.S. teenagers, the 23rd such survey in the firm's history. The results of the extensive survey of 5,600 U.S. high school students show that 34% of surveyed students now own an iPhone, an all-time...
One-Third of U.S. High School Students Now Own an iPhone

Windows XP won't give up top spot without a fight

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The decade-old OS scored a slight uptick in market share last month, showing that it may not relinquish its dominance so easily or so quickly. [Read more]...
Windows XP won't give up top spot without a fight

Geeklist Is Raising $1M to Build the Center of the Geekosphere

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Steve Jobs once called Andy Grignon a fuckchop. Grignon, instead of hanging his head in shame, printed business cards with the term and presented them as a badge of honor. A decade later he turned to Geeklist, a social network for developers, to share his story. That was two...
Geeklist Is Raising $1M to Build the Center of the Geekosphere

Panda Update 3.6 On April 27th

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Google has confirmed they have pushed out a refresh on the Panda algorithm on Friday, April 27th. I noticed an uptick in Webmaster discussion around Google changes over the weekend, mostly at WebmasterWorld and asked Google to confirm if there was an update. Google confirmed they refreshed the... Please visit...
Panda Update 3.6 On April 27th

Apple Q2 2012 earnings: $39.2 billion in revenue, net profit of $11.6 billion

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Tim Cook: Apple focusing more on iPad for enterprise Tim Cook hates litigation, not quite ready to call a patent truce 365 million iOS devices 'in play,' iPad taking off in education and government markets How do you follow up a stunning Q1 where you set record quarterly earnings...
Apple Q2 2012 earnings: $39.2 billion in revenue, net profit of $11.6 billion

Viddy adds 5.5M users in 11 days, signs on celebrity investors and partners

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Fresh after receiving a vote of confidence from Silicon Valley venture firms and rocketing to fame through Facebook, social video application Viddy is getting the red-carpet treatment from Hollywood. Singers Shakira and Jay-Z and actor Will Smith join other high-profile entertainment and technology types as investors and partners in...
Viddy adds 5.5M users in 11 days, signs on celebrity investors and partners
Video apps seeing strong growth with Facebook Timeline

Two sources talk of Apple iPhone event around September 12th, part sales back it up

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Apple's plans for its next iPhone refresh may be getting very tangible, very quickly. It all started when iMore heard that Apple was preparing to hold an event unveiling the new hardware on September 12th, with a launch the following week on September 21st. Although the relative newcomer to...
Two sources talk of Apple iPhone event around September 12th, part sales back it up

Four Potential Crashers of the Social Media Party

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People are building businesses around Facebook, Twitter and, most recently, Pinterest. Wall Street is getting ready to be on Facebook's initial public offering. Everyone is seemingly in love with the potential to profit from social media. But before we declare social media the next big thing once and for all,...
Four Potential Crashers of the Social Media Party

Dropbox Admits Some User Accounts Compromised, Promises New Security Measures to Come

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Dropbox said on Tuesday that a number of its users’ e-mails were leaked, causing an influx of spam to some Dropbox users over the past few weeks. Using a stolen password, a hacker accessed a Dropbox employee account and stole a company document which contained a list of user e-mails....
Dropbox Admits Some User Accounts Compromised, Promises New Security Measures to Come

ComScore: Android's US market share passes 50 percent, BlackBerry OS and WP7 slide

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Another month, another round of ComScore's US mobile studies. For the three-month average period ending in February 2012, 234 million Americans age 13 and older were found to be using mobile devices, with Samsung having its products in the hands of 25.6 percent of the American mobile market. Behind...
ComScore: Android's US market share passes 50 percent, BlackBerry OS and WP7 slide

AT&T’s Wireless Data Traffic Doubles Every Year, But Throttling Is Not The Solution

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AT&T Senior Executive VP John Donovan took to the company’s Innovation Space blog to talk wireless data, and the statistics he brings to the table are nothing if not impressive. Among other tidbits, Donovan revealed that the carrier’s wireless data traffic has doubled every year since 2007. “Over the past...
AT&T’s Wireless Data Traffic Doubles Every Year, But Throttling Is Not The Solution
Open-source media player VLC tops a billion downloads

CIOs to Tablets: It's Business Time

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The tablet isn’t yet a standard-issue sidearm in enterprise, but it’s quickly becoming one — led by Apple’s iPad. Indeed, with the “bring your own device” (BYOD) movement gaining momentum, tablets are no longer simply infiltrating the enterprise market, they’re marching right in. To wit, Barclay’s latest CIO survey, which...
CIOs to Tablets: It's Business Time

Qualcomm breaks records with Q2 2012 earnings, thanks 'strong demand' for 3G- and 4G-enabled devices

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It's a good time to be in business. And by "business," we mean, "in the wireless business." Apple and Samsung seem to be selling every smartphone they make, and Qualcomm seems to be outfitting those very devices with quite a few components. After a record-setting Q1, Qually has just...
Qualcomm breaks records with Q2 2012 earnings, thanks 'strong demand' for 3G- and 4G-enabled devices

Nyko, NVIDIA out pair of PlayPad controllers for TegraZone gaming

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If anything's giving gaming juggernauts like Nintendo and Sony reason to look over their shoulders, it's the recent uptick in mobile gaming. And much to those titans' chagrin, Nyko's come to stir the pot. Announced just today, the accessory maker's outing a new line of wireless controllers made specifically...
Nyko, NVIDIA out pair of PlayPad controllers for TegraZone gaming

Internet Explorer on the Upswing

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After more than a year of decline, Internet Explorer’s share of the browser market may be headed upward again. According to Net Applications, IE registered a slight uptick in users during March, its first since early 2011. IE captured a 53.83 percent share of the worldwide browser market in March,...
Internet Explorer on the Upswing

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

Amazon taps MapR for high-powered Elastic MapReduce

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Amazon Web Services already has a winner with its Elastic MapReduce Hadoop service, and now it’s turning up the heat by adding MapR’s Hadoop distribution as an option. Just over a year after launching, MapR has made a name for itself in the Hadoop space by offering proprietary storage that...
Amazon taps MapR for high-powered Elastic MapReduce
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