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HP on laptop design similarities with Apple's: it's a struggle as we drive to simplicity

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HP's spent the afternoon here in Shanghai to share some details about its latest products and strategy, and to our delight, there was one session dedicated to "Style Meets Function," during which Vice President of Industrial Design Stacy Wolff talked about his design philosophy and design goals for the...
HP on laptop design similarities with Apple's: it's a struggle as we drive to simplicity

Amazon's Cloud Player Crackdown Punishes Cheapskates

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You knew it had to happen, but it still stings. With Amazon's complicated update of its Cloud Player digital music service, the company has made its cloud-based music-locker service much less friendly to users who don't want to pay for a subscription. Amazon's announcement Tuesday made it sound like the...
Amazon's Cloud Player Crackdown Punishes Cheapskates

Former Olympus chairman Tsuyoshi Kikukawa comes down from the mount, into police custody

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If you've been following the latest camera industry accounting scandal, then you're probably well aware that all is not well at Olympus. The Japanese company took its latest blow today when former chairman Tsuyoshi Kikukawa was arrested in Tokyo on suspicion of having falsified financial statements. The Tokyo prosecutor's...
Former Olympus chairman Tsuyoshi Kikukawa comes down from the mount, into police custody

Yammer possibly seeking a new $50M investment

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Rumors are circulating that enterprise-focused social network Yammer is raising a new mega funding round of over $50 million, which would push the startup’s valuation near $1 billion. Yammer provides companies with their own social network that allows employees to quickly communicate and update their activity throughout the day. A...
Yammer possibly seeking a new $50M investment
Nokia Unveils Their Newest Windows Phone: The Budget-Conscious Lumia 610
Verizon Wireless launches ‘Share Everything’ family plans with shared data

Grovo How To Do SEO Video Series

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We've written earlier about Grovo, an online video elearning site that conducts a lot of celebrity interviews. Some of them are more interesting than others. Today they have a new series with Zach Ciperski, the Director of SEO for EliteSEM and also serves as Vice President of CoffeeForLess.com. He has...
Grovo How To Do SEO Video Series

Online Community For Small Businesses Manta Raises $44M From Norwest Venture Partners

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Manta, an online community dedicated entirely to small business, has raised $44 million in funding from Norwest Venture Partners. This brings the company’s total funding to $61 million. With this investment NVP’s Jon Kossow and David Su have joined Manta’s board of directors, which includes previous investors Athenian Venture Partners...
Online Community For Small Businesses Manta Raises $44M From Norwest Venture Partners

Google partners with Flipboard, adding Google+ streams to the app

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Speaking at Le Web ’12 in London, Google’s Vice President of Product Management Bradley Horowitz announced that Flipboard will now support Google+ streams in the app, launching soon. This is a developing story, please refresh for updates....
Google partners with Flipboard, adding Google+ streams to the app

Another 4,000 production jobs axed at Nokia

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Nokia may have some hot new smartphone models coming this year, but it’s financial turmoil isn’t over. The Finnish phone giant said Wedneday morning that it plans to cut around 4,000 jobs. The company is reducing production at plants in Hungary, Mexico and Salo, Finland. The three plants mke...
Another 4,000 production jobs axed at Nokia
NBC's Olympic portal goes live, ready to stream all 32 sports
Feature: How Red Hat killed its core product—and became a billion-dollar business

Amazon nabs Dilbert and Doonesbury digital comics anthologies as a Kindle Fire exclusive

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Two anthologies of Doonesbury and Dilbert comic strips will be available in digital format for the first time as a Kindle Fire exclusive, Amazon announced today. This is the result of a deal between the company and Andrews McMeel Publishing. Following the agreement, Kindle Fire owners will be able to buy...
Amazon nabs Dilbert and Doonesbury digital comics anthologies as a Kindle Fire exclusive

The Avengers Sets New Mobile Ticket Record For Fandango

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The Avengers can add another record to its tally — it represents the most opening weekend tickets sold in Fandango history, and a new record for mobile ticket sales. Fandango didn’t share the exact number of sales, but it did say that The Avengers beat the previous record holder, The...
The Avengers Sets New Mobile Ticket Record For Fandango

An Icelandic exit: Commtouch acquires FRISK's antivirus business

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Cloud-based Internet security provider Commtouch this morning announced that it has acquired Iceland-based FRISK Software International’s antivirus business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. FRISK, established in 1993, offers antivirus solutions for the OEM, corporate, and consumer markets under the F-PROT brand (a name that will make all Dutch-speaking...
An Icelandic exit: Commtouch acquires FRISK's antivirus business

Samsung spins off its LCD business, becomes the world’s biggest display manufacturer overnight

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It’s been a long time coming but today Samsung has announced that it has successfully spun off its LCD business and formed Samsung Display. The new company that will focus on the development and sale of its display panel technologies and panels, becoming the world’s biggest display manufacturer overnight. Samsung...
Samsung spins off its LCD business, becomes the world’s biggest display manufacturer overnight

AOL’s New Patent Owners: Facebook, In A $550M Deal With Microsoft

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Although Facebook didn’t buy AOL’s patent portfolio the other week — it was sold to Microsoft for $1 billion — it’s going to get a good portion of those patents anyway: Microsoft and Facebook today announced that Microsoft would be selling Facebook 650 of the 925 patents that it bought ...
AOL’s New Patent Owners: Facebook, In A $550M Deal With Microsoft
Redesigned Weather.com tells you exactly when the rain will stop

Nest Fires Back in Honeywell Suit, Brings Apple Chief Legal Counsel on Board

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The fight over a thermostat just heated up. Palo Alto, Calif.-based Nest, maker of a “smart” thermostat and target of a patent-infringement lawsuit filed by industrial giant Honeywell, has submitted a formal response to Honeywell’s claims. The start-up has also brought Richard “Chip” Lutton, a 10-year Apple Inc. veteran who...
Nest Fires Back in Honeywell Suit, Brings Apple Chief Legal Counsel on Board
Nokia head of sales steps down after only a year on Leadership Team

Sony Mobile reshuffle sees Nordberg out, Kunimasa Suzuki in, business as usual

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Major changes are afoot over at Sony. After rebranding its mobile division, the firm has also now moved aside the former Ericsson exec who initially came with it. Kunimasa Suzuki will replace Bert Nordberg as CEO of Sony Mobile on May 16th, after leaving his current role as Executive...
Sony Mobile reshuffle sees Nordberg out, Kunimasa Suzuki in, business as usual

Merit Badges: How Salesforce Motivates a Workforce

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Here's a very serious question: Are the tools your company's employees use to do their job more or less motivating to that end than the apps, games, and social services they use to do something other than their job? Put another way, does the software your people use for play...
Merit Badges: How Salesforce Motivates a Workforce

Eric Schmidt-Backed Video Surveillance Startup Prism Skylabs Adds Integrations With Google+, YouTube And Picasa

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Prism SkyLabs, a cloud-based service thats allow business owners to bring video feeds online, capture images from these feeds and share this data with consumers and the public, is announcing integration with Google+, YouTube and Picasa today. Here’s how Prism Skylabs works. Most stores and restaurants have surveillance videos running...
Eric Schmidt-Backed Video Surveillance Startup Prism Skylabs Adds Integrations With Google+, YouTube And Picasa
Study Says Most IT Guys Are Ignorant

Google Wallet users can buy prepaid cards again as one security issue is fixed

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Google Wallet users are once again able to buy prepaid cards for the mobile payments service, after Google restored the functionality having temporarily barred the issuing of new cards following a security issue. In an update to a previous blog post, Osama Bedier, Vice President of Google Wallet and Payments, clarified...
Google Wallet users can buy prepaid cards again as one security issue is fixed

Google's Bradley Horowitz on Google+: 'Friction can be a very good thing'

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Product vice president says balancing interests of users and developers will be key going forwardGoogle launched its Google+ initiative in June 2011: part standalone social network and part social layer for existing services like Gmail and YouTube and its search engine. A year later, how has it done?In April 2012,...
Google's Bradley Horowitz on Google+: 'Friction can be a very good thing'

Brands Step Up Open Graph Efforts on Facebook

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Brands are increasingly abandoning efforts to get users to “like” their Facebook pages and instead focusing their marketing efforts on Open Graph, the protocol Facebook uses to reflect third-party app use in a user's social activity. Facebook has made a series of revisions to Open Graph since it was introduced in 2010;...
Brands Step Up Open Graph Efforts on Facebook
Telenav unveils ‘Scout for Apps’ voice-guided navigation service for developers

Google+ app for iPad available now in the App Store

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In May, we redesigned the Google+ experience for iPhone, adding full bleed photos that fall into place and bold visual elements that bring your stream to life. Today, we’re introducing new features for iPhone and an iPad app that you won’t be able to put down. A hands-on iPad experience...
Google+ app for iPad available now in the App Store
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