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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:24:04 -0700
Pirate download ban: Dutch politicians rebel with calls of 'leave consumers alone' After the Netherlands decided that downloading pirate content was illegal in the country earlier this month, the country's politicians are calling for a debate on the ban.

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:58:04 -0700
Could signs of sanity finally be returning to tablet market? At Apple's Q2 earnings call with analysts, top executives said iPad sales came in at the high end of the company's expectations but under outsider estimates. Macs are holding their own. Could this be a sign that sanity is returning when it comes to real productivity?

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:45:05 -0700
Pinterest hones in on search with mobile-first in mind Pinterest is taking a mobile-first approach with its next data-inspired scheme for content discovery, which could eventually open up to a new revenue stream.

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:19:04 -0700
Reading between Microsoft CEO Nadella's lines: On courage, subscriptions and unique value CEO Satya Nadella dropped a few possible clues about where he and Microsoft may be going during his first earnings-call outing. Here's my attempt to read between the lines.

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:44:05 -0700
Netflix: Comcast is charging us for access to our subscribers Netflix is paying Comcast but not happy about it as it ramps the war of words over Net neutrality and last mile tolls. Comcast responds and says Netflix degraded its own traffic.

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:48:04 -0700
Microsoft names former HP senior VP as new Windows Marketing chief Tony Prophet, most recently an HP Senior Vice President of Operations, is the new head of Windows Marketing.

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:29:04 -0700
Brazil governance event raises expectations over Internet reform President Dilma Rousseff sent a strong message about an Internet management overhaul to the world, but concrete actions are required

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:13:05 -0700
Microsoft Q3 strong: Office 365 subscriptions surge, Windows upgrades pay off Microsoft's first quarter with Satya Nadella at the helm was a good one. The enterprise unit delivers the dollars again.

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:10:05 -0700
Mobile-addicted moms outpace app usage across demographics Research suggests middle-age parents make up the bulk of heavy mobile users, with women clocking in above men in the 'Mobile Addict' category.

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:10:04 -0700
Amazon meets Q1 targets as Bezos boasts 'kinetic' start to 2014 Wall Street was looking for earnings of 23 cents per share on a revenue of $19.43 billion.

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:56:05 -0700
Cloud computing enters its second stage, hypergrowth ensues While the last several years can best be characterized as exploratory for most enterprises, cloud services and cloud platforms are now an undeniable part of the IT landscape.

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:50:05 -0700
Former NSA deputy director: Snowden leaks caused 'significant disservice' to the Internet Edward Snowden caused more damage to the Internet than the U.S. intelligence community did, according to a former deputy director of the NSA. But of course, he would say that. So, now what?

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:56:05 -0700
LinkedOut: CRM companies squawk over LinkedIn's API policies Zoho and others have ended integration with LinkedIn after the business social media company decided on two developer partners in the CRM industry: Microsoft and Salesforce.

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:29:05 -0700
IBM launches Watson-based big data services for clinical care The expansion of IBM's US Federal Healthcare Practice includes data visualization, and an analytics service that integrates unstructured data from physician notes and lab results into electronic medical record systems.

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:25:05 -0700
Fixing a broken Google Glass Can wearable computing be saved when its users are Glassholes?

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:12:05 -0700
Google Glass becomes available to everyone, promptly sells out Now everyone (with $1,500 to burn) can be a "Glasshole."

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:54:05 -0700
Google+ champion Vic Gundotra confirms resignation UPDATED: Coincidentally, the news about the Google+ chief's departure reportedly leaked on Secret, of all places, first.

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:40:04 -0700
Dell teams with SDN startup Big Switch on open networking strategy The partnership plays into Dell's larger open networking initiative, which steps away from the traditional networking switch model.

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:15:05 -0700
Forrester: Public cloud market will reach $191B by 2020 Forrester ups its public cloud value forecast by a fifth of the original forecast from 2011, but the research firm warns there are still a number of barriers to consider.

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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:57:05 -0700
Microsoft realigns its SQL Azure cloud database line-up Microsoft is retiring its SQL Web and Business cloud-database service tiers in April 2015 and replacing them with new Basic, Standard and Premium ones.

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