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Groupon going down in flames
Facebook’s Couples Pages – Ew
DIG London coming up this week.
Shameless self-promotion by Carmi- Closing keynote – Wed 5:15 to 6:15 in the main plenary
Topic: London? Silicon Alley? Believe it.
Apple and HTC end patent battle.
Another example of Tim Cook putting his stamp on Apple.
Both companies suggested that the goal of the settlement is to move beyond litigation and back to innovation.
I’ve always hated litigation, and I continue to hate it,” Cook said during Apple’s second quarter earnings call in April. “We just want people to invent their own stuff.”
Samsung increasing prices for hardware components against Apple
Canada’s Wireless carriers to create blacklist for lost or stolen devices.
BB10 gets an official release date
A $20 Tablet could change the market
Microsoft Surface sales off to a modest start, told “just you wait for the Pro one”
Reviews are coming in, Win8 does nothing really to improve gaming performance
- Sub-story, Microsoft forcing fragmentation by DX11.1 being Win8 only
Valve working on Source Engine 2.0
Transit going paperless
iPads ‘speak’ for non-verbal, autistic kids
Carmi’s “2 minutes out of the box”
Picks of the Week
Jamieson – Buffer
Carmi – The Wider Image – Reuters photojournalism app
Also, Boston Globe Big Picture
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