Monthly Archives: June 2014

Apple: Conspiracy? What conspiracy?

The e-book antitrust case — and Apple’s defense — in 341 words. When Apple  AAPL 1.19%  in June settled half the e-book price fixing case, the half representing 30 U.S. states and territories, the deal was contingent on the outcome of the other half, the one filed … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Stuck in a Decision Spin Cycle

There are two ways that companies can come to a big decision. When an employee has a great idea, some businesses can turn it into action quickly. Others, however, need to turn the idea into a presentation, vote on it by committee, … Continue reading

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HOW A CANADIAN SPORTS NETWORK BECAME YOUR MUST-CHECK WORLD CUP NEWS APP

When his father, John, launched a national sports TV network in Canada in the mid-’90s, the place was very different from its competitors. “Our broadcasters didn’t look anything like traditional broadcasters,” recalls the younger Levy, who joined the team in 2001. “They … Continue reading

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YouTube Is About To Delete Independent Artists From Its Site

In only “a matter of days,” some of your favorite videos on YouTube could be gone, possibly for good. YouTube is preparing to radically change the site, adding a subscription service that is intended to help them compete in the … Continue reading

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Infosys turns green, proposes 50 MW solar park in Karnataka

BANGALORE: In 2006, soaring hotel costs and traffic snarls led to build Le Terrace, a four-star hotel with 500 rooms for its employees and overseas clients in its campus in Bangalore’s Electronics City. Eight years on, the software industry posterchild … Continue reading

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How Hackers Set Up Illegal Mines for Virtual Currencies

How do hackers make money? It’s one thing to find a flaw in a software or hardware system that gives you a way to control a computer. Fine, now what do you do? Increasingly, you turn those hijacked systems into … Continue reading

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Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone,

Amazon wants you to get all lathered up about its fancy new 3-D smartphone. The ecommerce powerhouse may or may not unveil it on June 18 in its home city of Seattle. So far, the build up to the release … Continue reading

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Your car is a giant computer – and it can be hacked

Imagine driving down the highway at 70 miles per hour, when suddenly the wheel turns hard right. You crash. And it was because someone hacked your car. It’s not far-fetched science fiction. It’s the near-term future today’s hackers are warning … Continue reading

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Why IBM Is In Decline

It’s been a striking week for IBM. In its June 2014 issue, Harvard Business Review (HBR) published an interview with IBM’s former CEO Sam Palmisano, in which describes how he triumphantly “managed” investors and induced IBM’s share price to soar. … Continue reading

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