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Editor’s Pick NBC had a huge opportunity to cash in on the rising wave of Internet media with its Olympics coverage, and it blew it.
Long battery life, small size, and multitouch screens: That’s what Microsoft is promising its PC partners will soon deliver using a version of Windows 8 known as Windows RT. Today, the company delivered some specifics.
Less than two weeks after Facebook’s stock price hit a low of $20.84 comes the reminder that about two billion more shares will hit the market between now and May, 2013.
Airtime, the video-chat startup created by Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning, has done almost nothing since its June launch — and it only has about 100,000 users.
A horrifying hack of one journalist’s data was only possible thanks to an appalling lack of security in iCloud — and a correspondingly bad security process at Amazon.com.
Craigslist has never done things the way Silicon Valley wants it to. Naturally, that makes people here furious.
Apple had a disappointing quarter, even though it was surprisingly good compared to last year. Naturally, investors punished the company by stripping more than five percent from its stock price. Aren’t you people ever satisfied?
Skout chief executive Christian Wiklund (right)
Microsoft’s newest incubator, the Bing Fund, will invest $50,000-$100,000 in early-stage startups, through standard convertible notes. It will also provide mentorship, office space, and more.
Dave DeWalt is the chairman of FireEye, a threat-detection computer security company
Online security threats have taken a new, darker turn in the past few years. Instead of script kiddies and credit-card hackers, the dominant threats now are government-backed entities.
Amazon is working on a next-generation Kindle Fire tablet that will have a sharper, brighter, 1,280-by-800 pixel screen.
Microsoft is preparing to unveil a new investment arm called the Bing Fund. The company hasn’t made an official announcement, but a variety of public statements and job postings paint a preliminary picture.
Netflix has published an explanation of the Amazon EC2 outage that took down the video-streaming service for hours on June 29 and 30.
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Groupon’s stock price has taken a beating lately, and when it closed today at $8.95, it brought the valuation of the company to a mere $5.78 billion. That’s less than Google reportedly offered for the company in 2010.
According to Google, it’s doing everything it can to combat content piracy, and Hollywood needs to step up and help.
New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, who made billions of dollars as the founder of the disruptive digital news and data service that bears his name, prefers to get his news the old-fashioned way: On dead trees.