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Reports: Facebook Is Buying Social Mapping/Traffic App Waze For Up To $1B To Court Mobile Users

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Facebook appears to be close to making another billion-dollar acquisition to once again ramp up its mobile efforts: according to three reports in the Israeli press at Calcalist and sister publication Ynet and The Marker (all in Hebrew), Facebook has…

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50 Best Websites 2013

Some interesting sites I have never seen before that deserve to be checked out. Glad to see Quartz on the list. Some interesting sites I have never seen before that deserve to be checked out. Glad to see Quartz on … Continue reading

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Mobile PC Market To More Than Double On Demand For Tablets And Touch PCs, According To Report

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
The mobile PC market isn’t doing great, but that’s only if you look at it independently of tablet device sales. NPD DisplaySearch now says that over the next five years, however, the mobile PC market will…

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The fun and games are over. Even the internet’s got to make a living

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Metaio predicts augmented reality chips in devices by end of 2013

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Metaio, the Germany augmented reality firm, says it expects to have its dedicated chips in mobile devices by year-end, despite the collapse of its one big announced customer, ST-Ericsson. The outfit has also revealed the opening…

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LinkedIn overhauls its mobile applications to reach ‘mainstream users’

Originally posted on Financial Post | Business:
For LinkedIn Corp., it’s time for a change. It’s been more than a year-and-a-half since the social network for job seekers, recruiters and business professionals has overhauled its mobile offerings, and on Thursday, the…

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Until the 1990s, companies didn’t have “business models”

Amazing how buzz words can go mainstream.

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