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Larry Popelka, “founder and chief executive officer of GameChanger, an innovation consulting firm”, in a piece for Businessweek headlined “Google Is Winning the Innovation War Against Apple”: Google appears to be on the verge of taking over the tech innovation throne once held by Apple. Show More Summary
Chris Isidore, reporting for CNN Money: Tesla Motors announced Wednesday that it has repaid a $465 million loan from the government nearly a decade before it was scheduled o do so. The electric-car maker received the loan from the Department of Energy in January 2010, and it made its first payment this past December. Show More Summary
Outstanding, must-read piece by John Kirk for Techpinions: Scoring by market share alone and ignoring profit is like saying hat a baseball team won because it had more hits when the other eam scored more runs. Scoring by market share...Show More Summary
James A. Pearson, writing for The Morning News: In Wallace’s book, a Canadian terrorist informant of foggy allegiance asks an American undercover agent a form of the question: “If Americans would choose to press play on the film Infinite...Show More Summary
ABC 6 Action News in Philadelphia: State investigators say at least one bar in New Jersey was mixing food dye with rubbing alcohol and serving it as scotch. That’s one of the details released Thursday about an investigation dubbed “Operation...Show More Summary
Philip Elmer-DeWitt: But what will be remembered about Nocera’s latest Apple column is hat he called Tim Cook a liar — accusing him of telling, under oath, a “whopper” and a “flat-out lie.” Nocera implies, but doesn’t actually say, that he makes those charges after watching Cook’s testimony. I watched Cook’s testimony — twice. Show More Summary
Elliot Temple: The iPad screen is 7.76 by 5.82 inches. The ASUS screen is 8.8 by 4.95 inches. ASUS is larger in one direction but smaller in the other direction, and has 3.55% less area than the iPad, not 36% more as Microsoft depicts. How can the screen with a larger diagonal measurement be smaller? Because it’s a different shape. Show More Summary
Compelling argument by Jay Carney in the Washington Examiner: Apple has held out, though. Every couple of years, Politico, the rade publication of the Beltway, has run a piece warning Apple of he dangers of ignoring Washington. “ItsShow More Summary
Brad Stone feature for Businessweek, “Inside Google’s Secret Lab”: While Teller runs the day-to-day operations at X, he reports to Brin. (“Sergey is Bruce Wayne, and I’m Lucius Fox,” Teller says.) Colleagues say that since Page became CEO in late 2011, Brin spends most of his time immersed in the technical details of several projects at Google X. Show More Summary
Tim Bray: But people, and there are a lot of them, who are saying “Glass is doomed because it’s dorky-looking/privacy-invasive/anti-social” are pretty well wrong; it’s more complex than that. ?
Microsoft still loves their product comparison checklists. ?
Fun song by Gonathan Mann. ?
Zachary Seward, writing for Quartz: The emails have mostly been viewed in the context of the lawsuit, but they also provide an extraordinary view of high-stakes negotiation between the leaders of two powerful firms, Apple and News Corp. Show More Summary
Connie Guglielmo, reporting for Forbes: Michael Gartenberg, a longtime industry analyst known for covering digital media technologies and companies including Microsoft and Apple, has left his post as an analyst at Gartner Inc. to take...Show More Summary
Reuters headline three weeks ago: “Intel Picks Insider as CEO, Dashing Hopes for Shakeup”. Dashed, indeed. ?
Paul Thurrott: Microsoft is a devices and services company. The services part is he biggest part. Azure is the king of Microsoft services. Azure is the future of Microsoft. Azure is so key to Microsoft’s future, in fact, that I’m starting o question the use of the name Windows on that brand. Show More Summary
Chris Ziegler, reporting for The Verge: The Verge has learned that HTC’s Chief Product Officer, Kouji Kodera, left the company last week. Kodera was responsible for HTC’s overall product strategy, which makes the departure especially notable on the heels of the global launch of the make-or-break One. It’s not just Kodera. Show More Summary
Greg Sterling, Marketing Land: According to the report, 95 percent of teens (12-17) use the internet and 81 percent of them use social media sites. Facebook is by far the most heavily adopted social site, with 94 percent of social media teens reporting they have a profile there. That’s rather astounding. ?
Andrew Leonard, writing for Salon, unmasks a blatantly corrupt Wikipedia editor: The mind boggles. After years of styling himself as someone who specializes in scrubbing Wikipedia pages clean of “conflicts of interest,” Qworty/YoungShow More Summary
Peter Rubin: At this point, fewer than 2 million Surface tablets have been sold. Windows Phone has a 3.2 percent share of the smartphone market. The Xbox 360, on the other hand, has sold 77 million units and has been the bestselling game console in the US for 28 straight months. Show More Summary