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Strike 3: Judge rules against Oracle in copyright part of “World Series” trial against Google

Hurricanes Past and Future

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We parochially minded East Coasters suddenly have something to think about other than enduring the ads, chatter, bluster, and attacks of the 12 days until the election. We can be distracted through some of that time by vicarious interest in the World Series (I like the Tigers, but go Giants)...
Hurricanes Past and Future

Microsoft's picture-password ad: Intriguing or confusing?

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Microsoft uses the World Series to pump Windows 8 and its picture-password feature. But will real human beings find it fascinating or just plain odd? [Read more]...
Microsoft's picture-password ad: Intriguing or confusing?
How social media is making polling obsolete

Apple Employees Are Thrilled The Exec Who Invented The iPhone's Software Is Out (AAPL)

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Yesterday, Apple CEO Tim Cook ousted Scott Forstall, the man who designed the software for Apple's most valuable products, the iPad and the iPhone. Reportedly, rank and file Apple employees are thrilled with the news. From the Times: One person in touch with Apple executives said the mood of people...
Apple Employees Are Thrilled The Exec Who Invented The iPhone's Software Is Out (AAPL)

Shazam and the MLB partner to deliver box scores, stats and more during postseason games

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Ok, now this is a very cool implementation of Shazam’s audio recognition technology. The company has announced that it is partnering with MLB Advanced Media to deliver box scores,  stats, highlights and more when people use the app during a Postseason game this fall. So you whip out Shazam and...
Shazam and the MLB partner to deliver box scores, stats and more during postseason games
Oracle tells jury "clean room" not enough to avoid patent infringement
MLB pitches its updated iOS, Android apps for Opening Day

Lockhart Steele Joins the Board of PandoDaily

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I decided on a whim to outscoop this post last night at PandoMonthly, when I announced that PandoDaily is adding Lockhart Steele to our board of directors. I’m lucky enough to know a lot of great entrepreneurs to turn to for advice, but most of them have built tech companies,...
Lockhart Steele Joins the Board of PandoDaily
ESPN Radio app arrives on Nokia Lumia Windows Phones

Ellison Takes The Stand Against Google Today in Java Trial

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison will take to the witness stand in his company’s lawsuit against the search giant Google. In what’s been described as the world series of intellectual property lawsuits, Ellison will be examined by Oracle lawyers in the case, in which Oracle has accused Google of infringing both...
Ellison Takes The Stand Against Google Today in Java Trial

Oracle rejects Google’s offer to pay royalty on Android as too low

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Stemming from a lawsuit in 2010 where Oracle claimed Google was infringing on its Java related patents with Android, a court document today reveals Oracle has rejected Goog’s offer to pay a percentage of Android revenue if the alleged patent infringement is proven in court. Reuters reports: Google proposed...
Oracle rejects Google’s offer to pay royalty on Android as too low

Is iPad a game-changer?

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Is iPad a game-changer?

In San Francisco, Even Tech Takes Backseat During World Series

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The city's technology scene is caught up in Giants fever....
In San Francisco, Even Tech Takes Backseat During World Series

Meet the sock-puppet: Oracle, Google file list of paid authors

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A federal last week wrote that he was “concerned” Oracle and Google had paid journalists and bloggers to comment on their highly-publicized intellectual property trial and ordered them to provide a list of names. The responses are now in. Oracle’s list is headed by patent propagandist, Florian Mueller, a long-time...
Meet the sock-puppet: Oracle, Google file list of paid authors
Batter up! Groupon signs multi-year deal with Major League Baseball

Microsoft's Play strategy brings Xbox games to Windows 8 and RT (video)

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Microsoft signaled its intent to directly back Windows 8 gaming before the OS was shipping, and it's proving true to its word through a new Play program. The team-up with NVIDIA brings Xbox (or really, Xbox Live Arcade) games directly to Windows 8 and Windows RT, with friends, multiplayer...
Microsoft's Play strategy brings Xbox games to Windows 8 and RT (video)

Google takes over Times Square, just to prove its Chromebook is for everyone

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Google has taken over Time Square, or at least four screens on a marquee. As part of its “For Everyone” campaign that rolled out with the release of the Samsung Chromebook last month, the company has decided to help prove to people why it is so useful to everyone. If...
Google takes over Times Square, just to prove its Chromebook is for everyone

Melky Cabrera of San Francisco Giants reinstated from 50-game ban

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Melky Cabrera of San Francisco Giants reinstated from 50-game ban: Yes, but: Cabrera is back on the Giants' 40-man roster as of Friday. Giants vice president of baseball operations Bobby Evans says, "Cabrera's status regarding the postseason remains unchanged" after the club announced Sept. 27 it wouldn't add Cabrera for...
Melky Cabrera of San Francisco Giants reinstated from 50-game ban
Shazam Starts Identifying Baseball Games, Let's Hope it Gets the Rest of the World Next
Verdict in: Strike 2 for Oracle in “World Series of IP” trial with Google
Curt Schilling’s demise: from sports savior to enemy of the taxpayers

Oracle-Google Lawsuit Over Java Is Over (For the Moment)

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And just like that it was over. The lawsuit between Oracle and Google over the use of Java in Android is in the books, and while Oracle scored some points, and prevailed on at least one narrow point of the dispute, as time has run out the scoreboard is lopsided...
Oracle-Google Lawsuit Over Java Is Over (For the Moment)

Uber popular baseball app MLB At Bat 2013 is coming to BlackBerry 10

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Major League Baseball (MLB) has announced that one of the most popular sports apps will support Research In Motion (RIM)’s BlackBerry 10 platform. MLB Advanced Media, the developer of the most popular sports app, has given RIM quite a big present: MLB.com At Bat will be available for purchase on...
Uber popular baseball app MLB At Bat 2013 is coming to BlackBerry 10

I’m A Startup — Why Am I Being Inundated With Cloud Providers?

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Editor’s note: Robert Scoble is Rackspace’s Startup Liaison and a blogger. Follow him on Twitter @scobleizer. Over the past few weeks, when I’ve visited several startup incubators from Stanford’s Start X, to Los Angeles’ Start Engine, to the NewMe Accelerator, I have noticed many cloud computing companies hoping to get...
I’m A Startup — Why Am I Being Inundated With Cloud Providers?

Now Facebook Employees Have Had Their $3.1 Billion Stock Payday, Will They Quit Or Keep Hacking?

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Silicon Valley might be in for a big weekend. The Giants won the World Series. Oh, and quite a few new Facebook millionaires were minted. The social network’s employees got a $3.1 billion bonus this week as their restricted stock units turned into shares they can actually sell. COO Sheryl...
Now Facebook Employees Have Had Their $3.1 Billion Stock Payday, Will They Quit Or Keep Hacking?

Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week (AAPL)

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This week we have apps that will take you from The End of the world to the far reaches of space. And cycling fans, take note of NBC's new Tour de France app, which lets you watch the race live over the Internet.Propellerhead Figure Want to make music on your...
Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week (AAPL)

5 tips for building bench strength and an adaptable organization

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This is a guest post by Russell Glass, CEO of business marketing company Bizo. Charles Darwin said it best, “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” The best teams in...
5 tips for building bench strength and an adaptable organization

Electronic Arts Makes A Big Bet On Microsoft's Windows Phone

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Video game giant Electronic Arts (EA) is collaborating with Microsoft to bring EA's popular mobile games, including Medal of Honor, The Sims Free-to-Play, and World Series of Poker, to Windows 8 (scheduled to come out October 26), Bloomberg reports.  This potential partnership comes after shares in EA dropped 37% this year. EA...
Electronic Arts Makes A Big Bet On Microsoft's Windows Phone

'75 Red Sox World Series hero: "I played every game high"

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'75 Red Sox World Series hero: "I played every game high"
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