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  • News: Motorola Mobility bringing red ink to Google balance sheets

    Motorola Mobility, set to be acquired by Google, on Tuesday reported a 3 percent year-over-year increase in net revenue, to US$3.1 billion, for the first quarter of 2012, but suffered a net loss of $86 million.

  • News: RIM's Australian attempt at guerrilla marketing is a belly flop

    While we're sure nobody at Research in Motion thought a host of black-clad protesters shouting "wake up!" outside a Australian Apple Store would single-handedly turn the company around, they probably didn't think that it could actually backfire as badly as it has.

  • News: BART defends mobile service shutdown to the FCC

    Disrupting mobile phone service is a legitimate tool for law enforcement authorities working against terrorism or other dangerous situations, a mass transit agency has said in defending its own mobile shutdown last August.

  • News: New IBM retirement program guarantees job through 2013

    IBM is offering employees who are nearing retirement -- and may be worried about a layoff -- a one-time voluntary program that would ensure their employment through Dec. 31, 2013.

  • News: Apple responds to tax dodging report claims

    Apple has responded to a New York Time report that criticised its tax practices, claiming that it uses offices in states other than California, where it’s headquartered, and countries outside the US to help minimize its overall tax burden. Apple claimed that is it “among the top payers of US income tax” and also that it is among the top creators of American jobs.

  • News: Apple could join Dow Jones elite within a year

    Barron’s suggested that the changes should be made to because the Dow is “due a makeover” as it hasn’t been adjusted since 2009. However, admitting Apple and Google to the Dow could be difficult because of the way the index is calculated, claimed the report.

  • News: Apple in talks over movie streaming service for smart TV

    A Reuters source said that the discussions apply to Apple’s Apple TV set-top box and also to ‘upcoming devices’ that stream content, taken by some to indicate Apple’s smart television (often referred to as iTV or iPanel).

  • News: Judge rules that UK ISPs must block Pirate Bay

    UK internet service providers (ISPs) must now block access to popular Swedish BitTorrent file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, following a ruling by High Court judge Mr Justice Arnold.

  • News: Microsoft joins forces with Barnes and Noble

    Microsoft has announced a 'strategic partnership' with eReader firm Barnes and Noble.

  • News: India asks regulator to clarify on 2G auction prices, after protests

    India's Telecom Commission has asked the country's telecom regulator to clarify on proposed reserve prices for an auction of mobile spectrum, following protests from companies and industry associations that the prices were too high.

  • News: Small business wins with big data

    A recent US CIO article on the burgeoning phenomenon of Big Data, published in Reseller News, made much of the need for modern semantic search engines. There is a New Zealand-developed option, SYL Semantics, which is attracting overwhelming interest from both government and commercial interests, according to chief executive Sean Wilson.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Jail time

    The iPhone might have popped a wheelie, an infamous jailbreaker gets his 15 minutes of fame, and Apple's no bigger a fan of paying taxes than the rest of us. It's one for you, 19 for the remainders for Monday, April 30, 2012.

  • News: Jury begins deliberations after Oracle, Google attorneys debate fair use

    The jury began its deliberations Monday in the copyright phase of Oracle's lawsuit against Google over Android.

  • News: Retaining Valuable Talent

    Scenario: Keeping Critical IT Knowledge In-House

  • News: LightSquared wins a week to hash out a longer debt deal

    Lenders to would-be mobile data carrier LightSquared have given the company another week to meet its debt obligations while talks continue on a longer reprieve that would give LightSquared more time to win FCC approval, according to a person familiar with the discussions.

  • News: Microsoft may take on Kindles and Nooks

    Microsoft is investing $300 million in a Barnes & Noble spinoff that has agreed to create a free Metro style Windows 8 application so customers can shop at the spinoff's store, but Microsoft reserves the right to compete against Barnes & Noble with its own e-reader hardware presumably based on Windows 8.

  • News: How online black markets work

    The internet is no stranger to crime. From counterfeit and stolen products, to illegal drugs, stolen identities and weapons, nearly anything can be purchased online with a few clicks of the mouse. The online black market not only can be accessed by anyone with an Internet connection, but the whole process of ordering illicit goods and services is alarmingly easy and anonymous, with multiple marketplaces to buy or sell anything you want.

  • News: Hitachi-LG Data Storage exec pleads guilty to price-fixing

    An executive with Hitachi-LG Data Storage (HLDS) has agreed to plead guilty and serve time in a U.S. prison for his participation in a series of conspiracies to rig bids for the sale of optical disk drives to Hewlett-Packard, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

  • News: Now Apple's cancelling WWDC ticket purchases

    Apple’s WWDC ticket fiasco continues with news that developers who ordered more than one ticket for Apple’s WWDC have had their orders cancelled.

  • News: More than 10,000 apps in Mac App Store

    The Mac App Store launched in January 2011 with 1,600 apps, 16 months, and 8,400 apps later, there are 10,339

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