Daily Archives: January 6, 2013

How Selling A Startup For Millions Of Dollars Can Go Horribly Wrong

January 6, 2013
How Selling A Startup For Millions Of Dollars Can Go Horribly Wrong

See Also Zipcar Is Getting Acquired By Avis Police Confirm Four Dead After Standoff In New Aurora Shooting Steve Forbes’ Conduct Questioned As Sex Scandal Engulfs School Innovative startups that manage to hire great teams and build interesting products don’t always find the huge consumer or enterprise market they need to survive in the...

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RIM’s Next BlackBerry Is Shaping Up To Be A Winner, But It’ll Take A Miracle To Make People Care (RIMM)

January 6, 2013
RIM’s Next BlackBerry Is Shaping Up To Be A Winner, But It’ll Take A Miracle To Make People Care (RIMM)

Tinh Te A leaked image of the BlackBerry Z10 See Also Here Are Leaked Photos Of The Next BlackBerry Phone For Verizon And ATT LEAKED: The Official Name Of The Next Blackberry Phone Another Promising Bit Of News For BlackBerry: The New Phones Will Work With Evernote Whether intentional or not, RIM isn’t doing...

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Infographic Shows With Stunning Clarity How Domestic Drone Use Is The New Normal

January 6, 2013
Infographic Shows With Stunning Clarity How Domestic Drone Use Is The New Normal

It’s a Pandora’s Box we cannot close: drones are here to stay. Police use them, journalists use them, even the folks at Occupy Wall Street used them. The Federal Aviation Administration recently leapt through several flaming hoops to write rules and regulations for drone use in domestic skies. With military operations coming to a...

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Mobile ecosystems and the growing impotence of choice

January 6, 2013

Choice. It’s one of the things that we as consumers want more than anything else, and yet it’s also daunting. Over the past few months we’ve seen the task of choice raise its ugly head and nowhere is that more true than at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Apple, Microsoft, Google…take...

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Chinese government projects domestic Internet population to reach 800 million users in 2015

January 6, 2013

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has issued a public prediction that the country’s Internet user base will reach 800 million in 2015, as noted by Marbridge Daily. MIIT official Miao Wei attributed the expected increase to the expansion of its “Broadband China” project, which is committed to bringing broadband connections to...

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Solar Mosaic turns “the Kickstarter of solar” into a way to make money

January 6, 2013
Solar Mosaic turns “the Kickstarter of solar” into a way to make money

At 9AM (PST) on Monday, the Kickstarter of solar, Solar Mosaic, will officially open its site to residents of California and New York, as well as accredited investors, looking to make money by investing in solar panel roof projects. For months (at least since last summer), Solar Mosaic has been enabling a small amount...

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CES 2013 Unveiled: 2-week fuel-cell; FitBug; Wi-Fi to USB media sharing

January 6, 2013
CES 2013 Unveiled: 2-week fuel-cell; FitBug; Wi-Fi to USB media sharing

The first mini-event at the International Consumer Electronics Show is like a box of chocolates: You never know what you’re going to find inside. This year, dozens of smaller companies — with a few big names here and there — vied for attention on Sunday evening and three mobile related products caught my eye....

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Dish’s new second-screen app looks good, which should worry its competition

January 6, 2013
Dish’s new second-screen app looks good, which should worry its competition

Dish announced a second-screen app at CES Sunday that combines the traditional programming grid with social discovery and remote control for the company’s set-top-boxes. The app, which will be available for iPads starting Monday, gives subscribers an option to find new shows they want to watch and schedule recordings or change the channel immediately....

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Hands-On With The Apex HD+ Goggles: Simple Video Streaming For Snowbunnies

January 6, 2013
Hands-On With The Apex HD+ Goggles: Simple Video Streaming For Snowbunnies

Now I’m hardly what you’d call a athlete, but I’ve often been sucked into a sport because of some of the gadgets involved (don’t ask me how many fitness trackers I’ve bought since I started running). The recently-released Apex HD+ goggles, which California-based Liquid Image was keen to show off here at CES Unveiled,...

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No, We Were Not Trying To Trademark Rumor Sunday! ®

January 6, 2013
No, We Were Not Trying To Trademark Rumor Sunday! ®

You know, I love Aol. I seriously do. The company has some stellar health and dental benefits and they brought Mike and MG back and there are definitely some individuals who work there that go above and beyond what’s necessary in being thoughtful, generous and helpful (hello Trisha Dearborn, you saint you!). It is also pretty...

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