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Windows 8 to debut on both x86 and ARM devices in October, report says

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While Microsoft hasn't confirmed a release date for the next version of Windows, Bloomberg reported last night that Windows 8 will be finalized this summer, and sales of both Intel-based PCs and ARM devices will begin "around October." More than 40 Intel-based PCs (including some tablets, presumably) will be...
Windows 8 to debut on both x86 and ARM devices in October, report says

Google reportedly working on Google Wallet 2.0, as Sprint allegedly works to launch its own solution

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Google Wallet is certainly an impressive piece of technology, but only coming pre-installed on one carrier in the US, it’s not exactly off to the greatest start. In hopes of revamping the service, Google has begun work on Wallet 2.0, reports The Verge. The revamped service will allegedly featured a more cloud-based...
Google reportedly working on Google Wallet 2.0, as Sprint allegedly works to launch its own solution

Glass Explorer Edition To Ship Within Next Month, Google Confirms

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Today, during Google Venture’s “Glass Collective” event, Google told us that it hopes to get the Glass hardware into the hands of developers “within next month.” The exact date for when Google plans to ship the first publicly available versions of Glass remains unknown, but Google has now confirmed to...
Glass Explorer Edition To Ship Within Next Month, Google Confirms

Apple confirms that 12W adapter will charge iPads quicker than older 10W adapters

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The morning of Apple’s iPad mini event earlier this week we told you there was a handful of new accessories coming including four new Lightning adapters and a 12W USB power adapter. We didn’t hear much about them during the event, but the new cables and adapters have hit Apple’s...
Apple confirms that 12W adapter will charge iPads quicker than older 10W adapters
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Hashtag could take flight and start appearing on Facebook, reports say

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Twitter’s now-iconic hashtag could be taking flight and it may start appearing on Facebook, the Wall Street Journal first reported Thursday afternoon. The move to start taking advantage of the hashtag, a symbol that users are starting to recognize across the web, could help Facebook build on the idea of organizing content...
Hashtag could take flight and start appearing on Facebook, reports say

App.net hits 250k posts as first iPhone and Android apps are released

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Half of posts so far coming from external clients, but Hooha for App.net and AppNetRhino may boost thatMore than 250,000 posts have been created on App.net, the service launched by US entrepreneur Dalton Caldwell as an alternative to Twitter - or as its slogan puts it: "a real-time social feed without...
App.net hits 250k posts as first iPhone and Android apps are released

WWDC 2012: Apple online store is down, updates likely

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The Apple online store is down for updates, which always indicates that new products are on the way. Well, almost always. It certainly would make sense, as Apple is expected to make at least a couple of big announcements Monday at its Worldwide Developers Conference. Read full article >>...
WWDC 2012: Apple online store is down, updates likely
As Wall Street Points Fingers at Groupon; Three Fingers Point Back.
More indication that the iPad 3 is coming: Best Buy drops iPad 2 price by $50

State Of The Platform As A Service Market, A Discussion For Deploycon

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The spring tech tour continues next week in Santa Clara with Deploycon, and I will be there to discuss the spectrum of PaaS providers and how they play across this broad, malleable and often manipulated sector of the market. It has become apparent that the platform as a service (PaaS)...
State Of The Platform As A Service Market, A Discussion For Deploycon
Android 4.3 spotted again in logs, to be released at Google I/O on May 15th?

The Best Apple Reporter In The World Is A 19-Year-Old College Freshman At Michigan (AAPL)

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At the end of January, 9to5Mac writer Mark Gurman reported Apple was unexpectedly going to release a new version of the iPad. This model would be 128 gigabytes, giving it twice as much storage as Apple's biggest iPad at the time, which had a 64 gigabyte hard drive. A few...
The Best Apple Reporter In The World Is A 19-Year-Old College Freshman At Michigan (AAPL)

New TI OMAP 4470 Chip Seen in New Galaxy Nexus? Also Benchmarked?

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Back when it was first leaked that Sprint would be sporting a Galaxy Nexus of their own it was suggested that their version of the phone would be running a 1.5GHz processor. Considering the original runs a 1.2 GHz OMAP processor everyone was a little surprised. It caught some...
New TI OMAP 4470 Chip Seen in New Galaxy Nexus? Also Benchmarked?

Veterans, meet tech jobs: VetsinTech program launches this week

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An upcoming evening program this week in San Francisco will connect veterans with tech jobs. We have waves of new veterans coming back from overseas deployments to a job market that is already pretty tight. Across the board, the unemployment rate among veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan is staggering,...
Veterans, meet tech jobs: VetsinTech program launches this week

A Key YouTube Exec Has Moved To Google Fiber (GOOG)

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Margaret Healy, who oversaw strategic partnerships at Google's YouTube, is moving to work on an ambitious new project at the company: Google Fiber. Google Fiber is a service that offers extremely high-speed Internet to homes. Right now it's in Kansas City, but there's every indication that Google plans to offer...
A Key YouTube Exec Has Moved To Google Fiber (GOOG)
Pulse news app teases major announcement on its homepage

T-Mobile CTO: Network Should be Ready for iPhone Users by Q4

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While much of the attention on T-Mobile’s planned $4 billion network upgrade has centered around its plans to launch LTE next year, there is another key component to the strategy. The company is also looking to free up space in another part of its spectrum that should finally allow iPhone...
T-Mobile CTO: Network Should be Ready for iPhone Users by Q4
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★ On the Timing of Apple's Map Switch

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Let’s assume the timeframes being reported about Apple and Google’s maps license are accurate. The various reports coming out yesterday and today are in general agreement in this regard, and my own sources (who in this case are, as they say, directly familiar with the matter) back this up: Google...
★ On the Timing of Apple's Map Switch

Will the iPad 3 be the iPad HD?

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Calling the new tablet the iPad HD would make sense because the most notable feature of the device would be its higher-resolution display....
Will the iPad 3 be the iPad HD?

Apple Cleared The Deck For A Monster Announcement In The Spring (AAPL)

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Yesterday's Apple event capped one of the biggest years for Apple in terms of product releases. Let's take a quick look back: New iPad in March. Apple TV upgrade in March. 15-inch MacBook with Retina display in June. iPhone 5 in September. Another new iPad in October. An iPad...
Apple Cleared The Deck For A Monster Announcement In The Spring (AAPL)
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Cisco Replaces CTO John McCool (CSCO)

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Seventeen-year Cisco veteran John McCool is leaving, the company confirmed to Bloomberg's Peter Burrows. He will be replaced by Tom Wilburn. McCool was the CTO and senior VP of the Global Enterprise Segment and the "Borderless Networks" groups. These areas account for one-third of Cisco's revenues, Cisco says. Wilburn, who has...
Cisco Replaces CTO John McCool (CSCO)

Late State Convertible Debt

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I've written about convertible debt a few times on this blog, most notably here and here. My general take on convertible debt is that its very good for the founders and not very good for the investors in seed and early stage investments and a much better solution in late...
Late State Convertible Debt
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Apple A6 Processor is a Custom Apple Design, Prioritizing Performance and Power Efficiency

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As part of their iPhone 5 announcement, Apple revealed that the new iPhone is powered by a new "A6" processor from Apple. The A6 is said to have twice the CPU power and twice the GPU power of the previous generation Apple A5 processor. Beyond that, however, Apple offered few...
Apple A6 Processor is a Custom Apple Design, Prioritizing Performance and Power Efficiency
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