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Are Location-Based Services All Hype?

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Chris Treadaway is founder and CEO of Lasso, a hyper-local advertising platform for media outlets and small businesses. He is also the author of the book Facebook Marketing: An Hour a Day. He blogs at treadaway.typepad.com.It is never comfortable to play the role of wet blanket. Yet that’s exactly how I...
Are Location-Based Services All Hype?

Microsoft Exec: Putting Me In Charge Has Really Worked Out (MSFT)

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Satya Nadella, the leader of Microsoft's massively important Server and Tools business, sent a letter to the troops today that spelled out how CEO Steve Ballmer's decision to shake up the unit's leadership more than two years ago has paid off.   The letter came on the same day that...
Microsoft Exec: Putting Me In Charge Has Really Worked Out (MSFT)

Viacom Didn't Actually 'Win' Against YouTube, But The Appeals Court Ruling Is Still Dangerous

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We already covered the 2nd Circuit's ruling in the appeal of the Viacom/YouTube case, but I wanted to follow up after seeing much of the coverage. There have been a number of reports that outright declare this a "victory" for Viacom, which is a very generous reading of the ruling....
Viacom Didn't Actually 'Win' Against YouTube, But The Appeals Court Ruling Is Still Dangerous

Report: Thompson Out, Media Man Levinsohn In As Yahoo’s Interim CEO

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We’re still confirming the news with Yahoo but AllThingsD’s Kara Swisher is reporting that as of tomorrow, Scott Thompson will be leaving his role as CEO of Yahoo, and getting replaced, on an interim basis, by Ross Levinsohn, currently the global media head. Thompson’s position has been mired in controversy...
Report: Thompson Out, Media Man Levinsohn In As Yahoo’s Interim CEO
Apple's $1B patent victory vs. Samsung: A win for Microsoft?

Justice Department Sues Telco For Daring To Challenge Its Secret Demands For Private Information

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The US Justice Department really does seem to be completely drunk with power these days. We've written before about how the FBI is famous for abusing the powers of "National Security Letters" (NSLs) that allow them to demand information from service providers, financial firms and the like -- with a...
Justice Department Sues Telco For Daring To Challenge Its Secret Demands For Private Information

BNP leader Nick Griffin posts address of B&B case gay couple online

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Griffin uses Twitter to say 'A British Justice team will come ... & give you a bit of drama ... Say No to heterophobia!'Police in Cambridgeshire have said they are investigating complaints made after the leader of the far-right British National Party, Nick Griffin, posted the address of a gay...
BNP leader Nick Griffin posts address of B&B case gay couple online
Oscar Night Turns Into a Winning Night for Netflix, Too

Apple's $1 Billion Patent Infringement Verdict Against Samsung Could Turn Out Largely Symbolic

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Earlier this year Apple won a huge US patent infringement case against Samsung. On almost every single claim Apple succeeded, including claims of willful infringement by Samsung. Samsung lost on all its counterclaims. It was a staggering victory for Apple and apparent vindication of its contention... Please visit Marketing Land...
Apple's $1 Billion Patent Infringement Verdict Against Samsung Could Turn Out Largely Symbolic
Scientists calculate how much carriers are overcharging you on data charges

Judge holds Google to infringe 8 more Java files -- FOSS Patents was first to publish 6 of them

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I had to wait for this day -- yesterday, to be precise -- for almost 16 long months. But there are other people who believe in things they say and have to wait even longer, or don't even live to see, their vindication.On January 21, 2011, I published a blog...
Judge holds Google to infringe 8 more Java files -- FOSS Patents was first to publish 6 of them

Nathan Myhrvold's Delusions: Patent Wars 'Vindicate' The Importance Of Patents

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Nathan Myhrvold, the founder of the world's largest patent troll, Intellectual Ventures, has been known to make ridiculous statements concerning patents in the past, but he's at it again. He's now claiming that the concerns and complaints about how patents hinder innovation are really just a vindication of his efforts....
Nathan Myhrvold's Delusions: Patent Wars 'Vindicate' The Importance Of Patents
Apple finally gives OpenStreetMaps credit for iPhoto map data (two months late)

Obama's win a big vindication for Nate Silver, king of the quants

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Despite some incredulous political pundits, the FiveThirtyEight statistician appears to have correctly predicted the winner in all 50 states in the presidential election. [Read more]...
Obama's win a big vindication for Nate Silver, king of the quants

Novell Wins Yet Again; Says SCO Never Got Unix Copyrights

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Could the case that never ends finally end? As you may recall, years back SCO sued IBM, claiming that Linux infringed on Unix, whose rights SCO acquired earlier. Except... in 2003 Novell tossed a bit of a firecracker into the whole thing by noting that it still owned the copyrights...
Novell Wins Yet Again; Says SCO Never Got Unix Copyrights

Jury verdict: Android doesn't infringe Oracle's patents

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Decision in long-running case claimed as vindication by Google in bitter battle with Oracle over Android. [Read more]...
Jury verdict: Android doesn't infringe Oracle's patents

Barnes & Noble CEO: NFC coming to the Nook

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William Lynch talks about the future of the Nook business -- including how the company's software could be used in Windows and the potential of NFC chips showing up soon. FORTUNE -- The battle for e-book dollars became a lot more interesting earlier this week when Barnes & Noble (BKS)...
Barnes & Noble CEO: NFC coming to the Nook

Apple clings to Siri voice recordings for two years

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale You may not remember that time you jokingly asked Siri how to bury a body, but Apple sure does. Apple holds on to Siri queries for up to two years after they’re asked, an Apple spokesperson tells Wired. After iPhone...
Apple clings to Siri voice recordings for two years

Why Facebook and Silicon Valley owe it all to Moscow

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When Russia’s Digital Sky Technologies stepped in and spent $200 million on Facebook stock in 2009, it took many people by surprise. The company had been little known outside its home territory, but was suddenly making a name for itself with significant investments in Silicon Valley businesses — often at...
Why Facebook and Silicon Valley owe it all to Moscow

Acer: Windows 8 has been a big dud, but Chromebooks rock

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How has Windows 8 treated Acer? Not particularly well. Acer president Jim Wong says that the Windows 8 launch did essentially nothing for Acer’s PC sales. “The whole market didn’t come back to growth after the Windows 8 launch, that’s a simple way to judge if it is successful or not,”...
Acer: Windows 8 has been a big dud, but Chromebooks rock
Nate Silver's Model Proves To Be Stunning Portrait Of Logic Over Punditry

Lyft and the great pink (douchey) mustache debate

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This embed is invalid Before we go any further in this CEO Supper Club, I had to get one thing off my chest: I think Lyft’s pink mustache gimmick is just awful. It’s not that I don’t agree there should be a hipper, lower-cost alternative in the market to Uber....
Lyft and the great pink (douchey) mustache debate

Clearwire plays it cool, weighs both Sprint, Dish deals

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Despite receiving a higher bid from Dish Network, Clearwire is moving forward on Sprint’s $2.2 billion acquisition offer. Clearwire filed a proxy statement on Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission indicating that it still recommends the Sprint deal to stockholders, but it also left itself just enough wiggle...
Clearwire plays it cool, weighs both Sprint, Dish deals

UK Internet TV service YouView sued in naming row with YourView

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YouView, the UK Internet TV provider has been sued for trademark infringement in a row about its name. According to the BBC, (a member of the joint venture which also includes BT, ITV and others), a company in Gloucestershire, England, had registered the name YourView back in July. The High Court...
UK Internet TV service YouView sued in naming row with YourView

NSA spying scandal fallout: Expect big impact in Europe and elsewhere

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This is a great day to be a conspiracy theorist. Vindication! The National Security Agency – part of the U.S. military – reportedly has a direct line into the systems of some of the world’s biggest web and tech companies, all of which are of course sited in the U.S....
NSA spying scandal fallout: Expect big impact in Europe and elsewhere

Flashback: Remember When Michael Dell Said Apple Should Shut Down And Return Money To Shareholders? (DELL, AAPL)

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When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997, Michael Dell famously trashed the company with a killer quote.  When asked what he'd do with Apple if he were in Jobs' shoes, Dell said: What would I do? I'd shut it down and give the money back to the shareholders. Ouch! Jobs...
Flashback: Remember When Michael Dell Said Apple Should Shut Down And Return Money To Shareholders? (DELL, AAPL)

PayPal Updates Erotica Policy: Target Is Specifc Books With Obscene Images, Not Just Words

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This just in… As we reported it would do yesterday, PayPal has today issued a significant update to its acceptable use policy regarding payments for certain erotica-themed e-books. Now the eBay-owned payments company says that it will only prohibit using its payment system for specific books — not entire classes...
PayPal Updates Erotica Policy: Target Is Specifc Books With Obscene Images, Not Just Words

ROI: How to Measure Return on Investment in Social Media

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What follows is the entire version of my recent post on Mashable, “The Maturation of Social Media ROI“ Over the years, Social Media experts attempted to redefine ROI for a new era of influence. While some introduced alternative philosophies for measuring the nuances tied to social media, others wondered...
ROI: How to Measure Return on Investment in Social Media

J.H.A. Bomberger, Reformed, Not Ritualistic. Apostolic, Not Patristic. A Reply to Dr. Nevin's "Vindication"

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J.H.A. Bomberger, Reformed, Not Ritualistic. Apostolic, Not Patristic. A Reply to Dr. Nevin's "Vindication"
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