Zynga Lays Off 18% of Staff; Lowers Outlook Due To Underperforming Games
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Zynga Lays Off 18% of Staff; Lowers Outlook Due To Underperforming Games

Zynga is laying off 18 percent of their workforce, or about 520 employees, in an effort to cut costs and shift their focus to mobile gaming and away from the Web.  Zynga also lowered its outlook for bookings saying they … [Read more...]

Apple Closing In On Music Deals For iRadio
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Apple Closing In On Music Deals For iRadio

Apple may be closer to launching "iRadio."  The company is pushing to close licensing deals with major music companies before it plans to announce its new streaming music service for iTunes, which could be launched as … [Read more...]

HTC One coming to Verizon this summer
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HTC One coming to Verizon this summer

We hoped it would only be a matter of time before HTC's crown jewel, the HTC One, made its way to Verizon Wireless, and for the first time we have confirmation that it's coming - Verizon has confirmed via its Twitter … [Read more...]

Twitter Releases Vine for Android
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Twitter Releases Vine for Android

Today, Twitter has released Vine, the popular six-second video sharing app, for Android users (version 4.0 or higher). The app is available for download right now via Google Play and is already sporting a four star … [Read more...]

The Entitled Internet User
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The Entitled Internet User

There's something fundamentally different about the way we treat Web-based apps and services, versus the way we used to treat disk-based software. I can't say that I knew anyone growing up who demanded free, … [Read more...]

Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside Just Declared War On The Mobile Industry
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Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside Just Declared War On The Mobile Industry

While on stage at D11 during his interview with Walt Mossberg, Motorola (now owned by Google) CEO, Dennis Woodside went on the offensive about the prices of smartphones.  Woodside stated, "Every product in … [Read more...]

Google Glass apps banned from using facial recognition
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Google Glass apps banned from using facial recognition

It's late news but news, nonetheless -- according to a report from The Next Web, Google will be putting a ban in place on any Google Glass apps that use facial recognition. The ban will stay in place until Google has … [Read more...]

How To Game Pinterest To Get More Repins
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How To Game Pinterest To Get More Repins

What's in a pin?  Why do people pin certain images over others and how can that information help a brand market their products?  Visual analytics company Curalate's latest study showed that Pinterest users are more … [Read more...]

The Making Of: LaCie Products
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The Making Of: LaCie Products

LaCie is an interesting technology company that designs and builds all kinds of electronic accessories.  They are perhaps most well known for their beautiful external hard drives and unique key-shaped flash drives.  I … [Read more...]

Watch ABC App Launches on the Amazon Kindle Fire
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Watch ABC App Launches on the Amazon Kindle Fire

After launching on iOS earlier this month, the Watch ABC app has officially launched on the Amazon Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD.  The Watch ABC app allows users to watch live TV as well as on demand content from ABC, … [Read more...]

Steve Sinofsky On Why He Left Microsoft, Windows 8 and Surface
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Steve Sinofsky On Why He Left Microsoft, Windows 8 and Surface

Steve Sinofsky, former Microsoft Windows Chief, said he left Microsoft in November 2012 just after shipping Windows 8 because "it was time for a change" and "time to do something different," in an interview at … [Read more...]

Acer AIO brings Android to the desktop, priced at $400
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Acer AIO brings Android to the desktop, priced at $400

UPDATE: This article has been updated to reflect that Acer's AIO Android PC, the DA220HQL, uses a Texas Instruments 4430 ARM processor, not the Intel Core i5 that was erroneously listed by some retailers. The product is … [Read more...]