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Foxconn parent Hon Hai signs with Microsoft: 19th royalty-bearing Android patent license deal

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This morning's most significant smartphone patent news comes out of Asia: Hon Hai, the parent company of Foxconn (manufacturer of more than 40 percent of the world's consumer electronics), signed a worldwide patent license agreement with Microsoft to address infringement issues created by Google's Android and Chrome operating systems. Microsoft...
Foxconn parent Hon Hai signs with Microsoft: 19th royalty-bearing Android patent license deal

Twitter details takedown, data requests

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Twitter released a report late Monday detailing requests it has received this year for user information, removal and copyright takedown requests. The company said it complied with 75 percent of the 679 requests for information it received from the U.S. government. The United States requested the most data from the...
Twitter details takedown, data requests

Apple Becomes Most Valuable Publicly-Traded Stock Ever

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Milestones for Apple's stock are falling rapidly in recent days, with another strong performance today pushing Apple past Microsoft for the title of most valuable publicly-trade stock ever, a distinction Microsoft has held since December 1999. Microsoft's market capitalization peaked on December 30, 1999, reaching an intraday high of $119.94...
Apple Becomes Most Valuable Publicly-Traded Stock Ever

U.S. residents oppose Internet sales tax, say they'll shop online less

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The U.S. Senate has, by a wide margin, supported a bill allowing an Internet sales tax, but the legislation appears to be a tougher sell to the public....
U.S. residents oppose Internet sales tax, say they'll shop online less
Samsung's sky-high marketing budget may be crimping its smartphones' profitability
Movie Purchasing And Renting Come To 42 New iTunes Country Stores As Apple Presses Its Media Advantage

Nokia launches Music with Mix Radio app on Asha, starting in Russia

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While the Asha line lacks the glamor of Nokia's WP8 smartphones, it outsells its big-shot siblings by a wide margin. Now, owners of those handsets will be able to grab Nokia's Music with Mix Radio, an app that was previously available only on Windows and Windows Phone 8. Other...
Nokia launches Music with Mix Radio app on Asha, starting in Russia

Canon Net Slides 36%

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Japanese exporter bellwether Canon reported a 36% fall in net profit for the fiscal third quarter, missing expectations by a wide margin....
Canon Net Slides 36%

Current status of the “Browser Wars”

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In this report we will examine the current status of what is often referred to as the “Browser Wars.” How popular are the various web browsers around the world right now? As you’ll see, there are significant regional differences in web browser usage. We’ve done this on two levels....
Current status of the “Browser Wars”

Apple wins U.S. preliminary injunction against the Samsung/Google Galaxy Nexus

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[DEVELOPING STORY -- still adding detail -- please check back later]Judge Lucy Koh of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California has just granted Apple a preliminary injunction against the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, an Android-based smartphone co-developed by Samsung and Google. Here's the header section of...
Apple wins U.S. preliminary injunction against the Samsung/Google Galaxy Nexus

Chrome Starts To Take Off In Mobile Browser Share, But Android Dips Among Mobile Operating Systems

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Among mobile browsers, Safari continues to lead the pack by a wide margin according to this month’s data from NetMarketShare, but the real movement is happening within the Android segment, with Chrome growing fast as the stock Android browser lags behind. Android overall dipped slightly in May in terms of...
Chrome Starts To Take Off In Mobile Browser Share, But Android Dips Among Mobile Operating Systems

HTC posts disastrous Q4 as profit hits 8-year low

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The fourth quarter typically gives consumer electronics companies a big boost each year thanks to the holiday shopping rush, but stiff competition and weak marketing efforts from HTC (2498) resulted in a disastrous December quarter. The Taiwan-based smartphone maker on Monday reported fourth-quarter profit of just NT$1 billion ($34.5 million)...
HTC posts disastrous Q4 as profit hits 8-year low

Facebook IPO may be delayed until June

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Due to a string of acquisitions and other business distractions, Facebook’s multi-billion dollar initial public offering that was rumored to be set for May 17th may be delayed until early or mid-June, according to CNBC. Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has not been preparing for the IPO, but...
Facebook IPO may be delayed until June
Apple’s iPad outsells Galaxy tablets on Samsung’s home turf

Box Accelerator may triple cloud upload speeds versus its rivals, comes to syncing apps soon (video)

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Upstream speeds are frequently the bottlenecks for cloud storage: an entire company might be held back waiting for that last presentation video to go online before the big meeting. Box wants much more parity through Accelerator, a custom infrastructure that should make uploads hum. It uses Amazon's EC2 for...
Box Accelerator may triple cloud upload speeds versus its rivals, comes to syncing apps soon (video)
Apple’s smartphone OS share hits all-time high in June, BlackBerry dips below 2%
Tech Lobbying Booms As Government Meddling Rises

Google Should Be Terrified Of These 11 Startups (GOOG)

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Google is in a pretty good position right now. It's by a very wide margin the best search engine on the market, and it's charging into other spaces like payments and music. But those sectors are ripe for disruption, and all it takes is a good idea from a startup...
Google Should Be Terrified Of These 11 Startups (GOOG)

SOCIAL MEDIA INSIGHTS: The End Of Google Reader Sends Bloggers Back To The Drawing Board

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Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post. Blogging: How To Attract And Retain An Audience (Heidi Cohen)Recently bloggers...
SOCIAL MEDIA INSIGHTS: The End Of Google Reader Sends Bloggers Back To The Drawing Board
Amazon, seeking to ease partner angst, launches partner program
The average American still loves Google. Twitter…not so much

Pew Study Confirms Twitter Is Dominated by Negative Assholes

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(Photo: Lynton Web) A year-long study conducted by the Pew Research Center has confirmed what we’ve known all along: Twitter is a rotten cesspool of smug, cynical douche bags consistently trying to out-mean and one-up each other. (Except for when it comes to cat videos. Cat videos are the Internet’s...
Pew Study Confirms Twitter Is Dominated by Negative Assholes

HGST develops helium-filled, high-capacity hard drives: no, they won't float away

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With certain exceptions, talk of advanced hard drive technology regularly has a tough time escaping research labs. Western Digital's HGST is promising a much more tangible project that could boost data capacities by a wide margin. By filling the gaps between drive platters with less buffeting-prone helium instead of...
HGST develops helium-filled, high-capacity hard drives: no, they won't float away

CEO Jon Rubinstein Details Plans to Accelerate webOS Sales in Company Email

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The Wall Street Journal has published an email written by CEO Jon Rubinstein to all Palm employees. In it, Rubinstein details Palm's earlier guidance today, then he explains what steps are being taken to improve sales moving forward: Dave Whalen and I just returned from a very successful meeting with Verizon Wireless,...
CEO Jon Rubinstein Details Plans to Accelerate webOS Sales in Company Email
NPD: Apple was best-selling U.S. smartphone vendor by wide margin in Q2

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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Coming in first by a wide, wide margin (which has been the pattern the last few weeks) is Chosen Reject, on our story about how innovation provides a better solution to piracy than regulation. One of the first comments made a snide comment about how the same thing could be...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

Samsung 'Galaxy S III' tested, hints massive speed leap

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Samsung's GT-i9300, possibly the third-generation Galaxy, has had its performance leaked through inadvertent postings to GLBenchmark. The 3D tests caught by a Phone Arena reader show that the quad-core Exynos 4412 chip in the device looks to beat any existing Android phone, and likely the iPhone 4S, by a wide...
Samsung 'Galaxy S III' tested, hints massive speed leap
2012 is still the year of Gingerbread
Verizon announces ultra-high speed FiOS “Quantum” service, up to 300 Mbps for $210 a month
Nokia launches free music steaming in the U.S.; Lumia 900 and 710 first compatible phones
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