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"App Store" shouldn't belong to Apple, says Microsoft

Jan 12, 2011
Apple is in the process of trying to trademark the term "App Store" but Microsoft has stepped forward to try to block that move. Microsoft has...
Posted In: apple, apps, business, gadgets, Microsoft

Myspace hammer comes down

Jan 11, 2011
As expected, 500 people get laid off. That's 47% of their work force. I actually was putting this in the show, this little item, and I struggled...
Posted In: business, MySpace, social media, Web Culture

Groupon gets a bunch of money, goes on a buying spree

Jan 11, 2011
The shopping site Groupon is getting big. They received nearly a billion dollars in new investment and promptly bought up three companies in India,...
Posted In: business, groupon, social media, Web Culture, world

Murdoch and Jobs to launch The Daily next week?

Jan 11, 2011
The question mark there at the end is because evidently the January 19th date could still slip. But the plan is for Rupert Murdoch and Steve Jobs...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, iPad, news, newspapers, Rupert Murdoch, steve jobs, Web Culture

Return of the Winkelvii

Jan 11, 2011
There is a hearing in a San Francisco court today regarding the long-running dispute between Cameron and Tyler Winkelvoss and Facebook founder Mark...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Law, social media

Japan hates Facebook

Jan 10, 2011
Really interesting article in the Times. Not sure if it says more about Facebook or more about Japan but the social network is a total bust in that...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Japan, social media, world

Myspace to lay off 500-600 tomorrow

Jan 10, 2011
Great day to be working at Verizon tomorrow, good day to work at Apple, bad day to work at AT&T, horrible day to work at Myspace. Or perhaps a...
Posted In: apple, at&t, business, Facebook, Google, MySpace, social media, Verizon, Web Culture

Flights of angels bring iPhone to Verizon tomorrow

Jan 10, 2011
Okay look, it's just a phone and just a network but tomorrow's expected announcement of a Verizon iPhone is going to have everybody going nuts. The...
Posted In: at&t, business, gadgets, iPhone, Verizon, Web Culture

Arr matey! Pirates can easily access Mac app store

Jan 7, 2011
Well, that was quick. Within a day of Apple's launching the app store for Mac, software pirates have found a way to hack in....
Posted In: apple, apps, arr matey, business, mac, pirates, privacy, Web Culture

Facebook swimming in dollars

Jan 7, 2011
Offered here more as a sign of the huge and growing power of one social networking platform and not so much as a business story, this Facebook...
Posted In: business, Facebook, scrubbohead.com, social media

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