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One on One: Jason Merkoski and the View of E-Books From the Inside

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Jason Merkoski played a significant role in developing the Kindle at Amazon. He has some regrets and worries about where e-books are taking the culture, and who is in charge....
One on One: Jason Merkoski and the View of E-Books From the Inside

IBM bans Siri on its networks over worries that Apple may store sensitive data

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Worried that Apple may be able to store sensitive queries and potential company secrets, IBM has put the kibosh on the use of Siri on its networks, Wired reports. IBM CIO Jeanette Horan confirmed that Big Blue had imposed the restriction, telling the publication that the company “worries that the spoken...
IBM bans Siri on its networks over worries that Apple may store sensitive data

Google's Brin Worries About Open Web, As Google Gets Into More Privacy Messes

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Sergey Brin Blames Everyone For Threatening Web's Open Future. In an interview with Britain's Guardian newspaper, Google cofounder Sergey Brin has alleged the free Internet is facing its greatest threat yet, from government efforts to control publication of and access to information by citizens (including the U.S.), over-zealous rights holders...
Google's Brin Worries About Open Web, As Google Gets Into More Privacy Messes

When Mayer Called Yahoo's Mobile Revenue "Nascent," She Wasn't Kidding (And Here's the Actual Number She Left Out)

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On Yahoo’s recent fourth-quarter earnings call, CEO Marissa Mayer called the company’s mobile efforts a “nascent source of revenue,” a theme she reiterated in her appearance earlier this week at a Goldman Sachs’ investment conference in San Francisco. There, she said that the company was going to cut down...
When Mayer Called Yahoo's Mobile Revenue "Nascent," She Wasn't Kidding (And Here's the Actual Number She Left Out)

Thoughts from Penelope Trunk of Brazen Careerist

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Penelope Trunk is the founder of Brazen Careerist and two other startups. She is a prolific writer and her blog, mixing a combination of work, entrepreneurship, and personal anecdotes, is one of the most popular blogs on the Internet. Penelope recently took the time to speak with me as...
Thoughts from Penelope Trunk of Brazen Careerist

RIM wrecks its own devices, so you don't have to (video)

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Bend, drown, drop and zap? No, that's not your mnemonic device for surviving a fire, it's actually RIM's protocol for destroying their own products. In a trio of behind-the-scenes videos released today, the company's pulled back the curtain on its Hardware Support Lab's process, giving users a peek at...
RIM wrecks its own devices, so you don't have to (video)

Is Malibu Media About To Become The Righthaven Of Porn Trolls?

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Last month we wrote about an interesting case in which a judge effectively called the bluff of Malibu Media, a copyright trolling operation that has filed 365 lawsuits, targeting about 6,000 people. And, of course, it's never taken a single one to an actual trial, because that does not appear...
Is Malibu Media About To Become The Righthaven Of Porn Trolls?

FACEBOOK: People Don't Want To Get Online, They Want To Get On Facebook (FB)

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Today, a billion users. Tomorrow, the world. Vaughan Smith, Facebook's head of corporate development, said in a speech Friday at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in San Jose, Calif. that people in emerging markets didn't want Internet access per se--they wanted to get on Facebook. "Facebook is one of the...
FACEBOOK: People Don't Want To Get Online, They Want To Get On Facebook (FB)

CHART OF THE DAY: Facebook's Steadily Growing Mobile Ad Business (FB)

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A year ago Facebook was going public. At the time, one of the biggest worries about the company was its ability to handle the transition from the desktop to mobile. After all, it hadn't generated a dime of mobile revenue. Today, the company reported 30% of its ad revenue was...
CHART OF THE DAY: Facebook's Steadily Growing Mobile Ad Business (FB)
NBCUniversal exec condemns Aereo's live TV streaming service, worries cable companies could copy it

Apple shares fall to lowest point in a year after weak quarter

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The electronics giant's disappointing revenue results and projections raised worries about slowing growth, as did weak iPhone sales. Shares initially fell 5 percent on the news, but the losses later accelerated to 10 percent. [Read more]...
Apple shares fall to lowest point in a year after weak quarter

Daily Report: Worries for Facebook in Zynga's Earnings

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Weak second-quarter financial results for Zynga - and worse expectations for the rest of the year - pummeled its stock in after-hours trading Wednesday, David Streitfeld and Jenna Wortham report in Thursday's New York Times. The news was seen as boding ill for Facebook, which is closely tied to Zynga....
Daily Report: Worries for Facebook in Zynga's Earnings
Killer Wireless-N 1202 adds Bluetooth 4.0, saving room in a gaming laptop for something else
The self-sacrificing teams who keep child porn off the web

CTIA offers the most confusing wireless stat du jour

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The CTIA wants you to know that Americans used 123 percent more wireless data in 2011 than 2010, but the wireless industry’s lobby apparently doesn’t want you to know exactly how that translates in any way a normal person understands. Instead the folks decided to use an overly complicated real...
CTIA offers the most confusing wireless stat du jour

Markets Going Down, Facebook Getting Hammered Again

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Well we had a brief moment of optimism early in the day, as European worries lifted a little on rumors of some kind of "Master Plan' being cooked up. But in the US things are ugly. The Dow is off 50, and Facebook is down 4%. Not helping things: A...
Markets Going Down, Facebook Getting Hammered Again
Groupon UK told to clean up after record complaints

Board Room Blitz: The Four Things That Could Happen at Groupon

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As AllThingsD.com had previously reported and Groupon CEO Andrew Mason confirmed in an onstage interview, there’s a bit of mishegas going on at the top echelons of the daily deals company over performance issues. Today, the board is meeting in Chicago, a gathering that should be tense, given the...
Board Room Blitz: The Four Things That Could Happen at Groupon
Militaries know cyberwarfare is important, unsure how to use it

6 Reasons This Could Be The Most Boring CES Ever

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ReadWrite's Taylor Hatmaker is right about one thing: 2013 should indeed be a unusual year for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), as the industry struggles to find the next big thing. (Read CES 2013: 5 Things You Won't See.) Rattled by declining prices and lingering worries over the "fiscal cliff," gadget makers are...
6 Reasons This Could Be The Most Boring CES Ever

Infographics: Goldilocks SEO, Getting Search Engine Optimization “Just Right”

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With worries of “over-optimization” on the minds of many SEOs right now, it’s a good time to remember that it’s long been good advice in search engine optimization never to do anything to an extreme. Cue the concept of “Golilocks SEO,” which SEO Book introduced... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
Infographics: Goldilocks SEO, Getting Search Engine Optimization “Just Right”

SanDisk's sales warning morphs into ultrabook worries

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Weak NAND pricing is to blame for SanDisk’s revenue warning, but analysts also wonder about sluggish ultrabook sales too....
SanDisk's sales warning morphs into ultrabook worries
Nokia's SEC filing: slow Symbian sales and Windows Phone uncertainty

HTC shares fall 6 percent as investors' worries pile up

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The company's stock ended the day at 485 Taiwan Dollars, pushing the shares closer to their 52-week low of NT$403. [Read more]...
HTC shares fall 6 percent as investors' worries pile up

Copyright Worries Threaten The Best Thing To Come Out Of The New Star Wars Movies

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If you haven't seen Red Letter Media's excellent reviews of the Star Wars films, The Phantom Menace and The Attack of the Clones, then you might want to carve out three hours out of your day and watch them (the reviews are 70-minutes and 90-minutes long, respectively) -- they're incredible....
Copyright Worries Threaten The Best Thing To Come Out Of The New Star Wars Movies

IQE falls on worries about competion from US giant Qualcomm

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UK maker of semiconductor materials loses 14% as Qualcomm enters radio frequency chip marketIQE, the maker of semiconductor materials, has dropped more than 14% on competition fears.US giant Qualcomm, the world's leading supplier of chips for mobile phones, said it would enter IQE's radio frequency market.Qualcomm introduced a new silicon-based...
IQE falls on worries about competion from US giant Qualcomm

TPP Text On Fair Use Leaks; US Proposals Are Really About Limiting Fair Use, Not Expanding It

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About a month ago, we were slightly encouraged by the public statement from the USTR that it was adding language to the TPP agreement that embraced "limitations and exceptions" to copyright law -- even as we believe that it's wrong to call fair use rights "limitations and exceptions" when they're...
TPP Text On Fair Use Leaks; US Proposals Are Really About Limiting Fair Use, Not Expanding It

Markets Tumble Almost 4% on Greek Worries. http://r2.ly/ywqy

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Markets Tumble Almost 4% on Greek Worries. http://r2.ly/ywqy

Samsung's Heft in Android Worries Google

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Samsung's growing might in Android phones is creating concern at Google that the South Korean manufacturer will gain leverage to extract financial or other concessions....
Samsung's Heft in Android Worries Google

Qualcomm CEO: ARM-Based Chips Make for Visibly Better Windows PCs

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Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs says that while compatibility with older apps may initially be a concern with Windows RT machines, those worries are outweighed by the battery life and other advantages that chips like his company can deliver. “You see physically the difference,” CEO Paul Jacobs said Wednesday during a...
Qualcomm CEO: ARM-Based Chips Make for Visibly Better Windows PCs
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