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Zynga founder Pincus leaving operations role

Online game maker Zynga says company founder Mark Pincus is stepping down as chief product officer, less than a year after he was replaced as the company's CEO.

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Facebook profits nearly triple to $642 mn; mobile soars

Facebook profits nearly tripled in the first quarter to $642 million on a 72 percent surge in revenues, helped by strong gains in mobile users and mobile advertising.

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Apple sales knocked the quarter 'out of the park'

Sales of iPad, iPhone are in the spotlight as Apple reports financial results.

2 hours ago from USA today

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Apple has sold 20 million Apple TV units, CEO says

In reaffirming that Apple TV is no longer a hobby, Tim Cook says Apple generated $1 billion in sales off of media content ordered directly through the box last year.

3 hours ago from CNET

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Apple iTunes nears 800 million mark

CEO Tim Cook touts the now "staggering" number of iTunes accounts while discussing Apple's blowout quarter.

3 hours ago from CNET

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Fitbit's Market Share Remains Strong Despite Force Recalls

Back in February this year, Fitbit announced that they would be recalling the Force fitness tracker due to numerous complaints by customers regarding skin irritation. That being said with Fitbit ...

59 minutes ago from Ubergizmo

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Online retailers have clear advantage by not collecting sales tax

Two independent studies use two very different approaches to reach the same conclusion: some online retailers really do have an advantage over traditional brick-and-mortar stores.

Tue 22 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Worries subside as high-end smartphone sales start to pick up, ARM says

Although ARM sales were disappointing at the end of 2013, the chip designer expects smartphone sales to be boosted in the second half of 2014.

13 hours ago from CNET

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New patenting guidelines are needed for biotechnology

Biotechnology scientists must be aware of the broad patent landscape and push for new patent and licensing guidelines, according to a new paper from Rice University's Baker Institute for Public ...

Tue 22 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Huawei set to spend $300M on global marketing in '14

The company's focus will be improving the image of its brand so it can appeal to those looking for higher-end handsets.

12 hours ago from CNET

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