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What you missed this week on GigaOM Pro

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This week was dominated by the continued fallout from the Apple v. Samsung case and the announcements coming out of VMWorld. But over on GigaOM Pro, we’re already looking ahead – to the fall (and our Mobilize conference) and beyond. This week on Pro, our analysts and curators look at...
What you missed this week on GigaOM Pro

Diablo 3: gamers angry as servers collapse

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Blizzard's servers crushed under the weight of global demand as long-awaited game Diablo 3 goes onlineThe servers supporting long-awaited role-playing game Diablo 3 went online on Monday night, but then promptly crashed under the sheer weight of global demand.Players found themselves unable to access the game, many repeatedly receiving the...
Diablo 3: gamers angry as servers collapse

Samsung Exynos Octa now rocking LTE, destined for Korean market

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When Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa was announced, it was believed to be compatible with 3G networks only. As such, the HSPA+ (global) version of the Galaxy S 4 was the only handset to feature the company's eight-core SoC -- the LTE model shipping with Qualcomm's 4G-capable, quad-core Snapdragon 600...
Samsung Exynos Octa now rocking LTE, destined for Korean market

200 Million People Want A Microsoft Windows Tablet And Not An iPad (MSFT)

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Despite a lot of bad reviews for its new Surface Pro tablet, Microsoft hasn't lost the hearts of its true-blue fans, enterprise office workers. Market researcher Forrester predicts that some 200 million people worldwide want a Windows tablet for their next work tablet. So it says in a new report...
200 Million People Want A Microsoft Windows Tablet And Not An iPad (MSFT)
Sharp starts production of 5-inch smartphone displays with 1080p resolution

Sharp is bringing full-HD LCD viewing to the masses with new 5-inch mobile displays

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Sharp is doing its part to bridge the gap between big screen technology and mobile devices after it revealed that it has begun producing 5-inch full-HD LCD panels that it says bring the pixel density of a full HD-LCD TV to smartphone screens. The 1,080 by 1,920 pixel panels generate...
Sharp is bringing full-HD LCD viewing to the masses with new 5-inch mobile displays

DataSift raises $7.2m inside round to help make sense of ‘big data’ beyond social interactions

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DataSift, a rising star in the world of ‘big data’ collection and analysis, has raised $7.2 million from existing backers GRP Partners and IA Ventures to help accelerate growth as worldwide demand for its services continues to soar. The company, which was started in the UK but will shortly be...
DataSift raises $7.2m inside round to help make sense of ‘big data’ beyond social interactions
Unlocked iPhone 5 priced at $649, $749 and $849 accidentally revealed on Apple's website

Geek of the Week: This chemist and his team are hacking molecules for cheaper energy

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R. Morris Bullock. (PNNL Photo) Anyone who has shopped for a ring knows that platinum doesn’t come cheap. Existing fuel cells rely on this precious metal as the catalyst to convert hydrogen into electricity, increasing the cost of fuel cells and limiting their potential reach as a source of energy....
Geek of the Week: This chemist and his team are hacking molecules for cheaper energy

iPad to push global demand for flash memory through '15

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The Apple iPad is expected to dominate the worldwide demand for NAND flash in media tablets at least through the year 2015....
iPad to push global demand for flash memory through '15

Forecast for the cloud: it will come in a million varieties

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It became popular a few years back to claim that the cloud would finally redeem the oft-mocked prediction famously (and likely apocryphally) attributed to legendary CEO of IBM Thomas Watson, Sr.: that ultimately there would be worldwide demand “for maybe five computers.” Some pundits asserted that with the emergence of...
Forecast for the cloud: it will come in a million varieties

PCs no longer account for bulk of the worldwide demand for DRAM chips

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  Dynamic random access memory chips have served as main memory in personal computers since the 1980s. But for the first time since that decade, PCs no longer account for the majority of demand for the memory chips, known as DRAM or RAM. Market researcher IHS iSuppli reported that only...
PCs no longer account for bulk of the worldwide demand for DRAM chips

Getty Images buys its Brazilian third-party distributor ahead of the 2014 World Cup

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Getty Images, a major distributor of digital imagery, video, music and other content, today announced that it is accelerating its expansion in Latin America with the acquisition of São Paulo-based G&S Imagens do Brasil. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. G&S Imagens was actually Getty Images’ third-party distributor in...
Getty Images buys its Brazilian third-party distributor ahead of the 2014 World Cup

Apple continues to face supply constraints with new iPad

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Due to overwhelming worldwide demand, customers hoping to buy a new iPad may see longer than usual wait times in some markets as Apple fights to ramp up supply....
Apple continues to face supply constraints with new iPad

Could gas shortage pop WD's helium drive plans?

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With worldwide demand and prices at an all-time high, Western Digital's plans to use helium in its drives may be ill-timed as the world's reserves are quickly drawing down....
Could gas shortage pop WD's helium drive plans?
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