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Christopher Mims / Quartz:
Amazon doesn't reveal what it makes on cloud computing, but here's the number, anyway   —  Amazon is famously reticent about sales figures, dribbling out clues without revealing actual numbers.  But it appears the company has left enough hints to, finally, discern how much it makes …
Apr 26, 2013, 7:30 PMIn context
Christopher Mims / Quartz:
China just surpassed the US in semiconductor manufacturing—and the trend is likely to accelerate   —  Amount of materials used to produce semiconductors, by region.  Quartz/SEMI  —  For the first time since the depths of the Great Recession, the the total value of materials consumed …
Apr 9, 2013, 6:45 PMIn context
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
The JOBS Act turns one, and let's be honest, it's a failure   —  On April 5, 2012, in the Rose Garden of the White House, US president Barack Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, one of those distinctly American pieces of legislation that hits you over the head with an unequivocally positive acronym—in this case, JOBS.
Apr 5, 2013, 11:00 PMIn context
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
Google Reader's demise is awful for Iranians, who use it to avoid censorship   —  Google's announcement that it's killing off Google Reader, the company's beloved, if not wildly popular, tool for consuming RSS feeds, was met with outrage from journalists and other, largely American nerds …
Mar 14, 2013, 6:15 PMIn context
Gina Chon / Quartz:
Apple's plan for its cash: stock buyback or more dividends likely coming this spring   —  Apple is leaning toward additional dividends or a share buyback program as part of its effort to return more cash to investors, according to sources.  The US tech company could announce the move this spring …
Mar 12, 2013, 3:10 PMIn context
Gina Chon / Quartz:
Intel is actively considering candidates for CEO from outside the company   —  Intel is showing how serious it is about tackling the big challenges it faces by actively considering outside candidates for the company's next CEO.  If one of them is selected, it would be the first time the world's …
Mar 9, 2013, 11:15 PMIn context
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
The history of Facebook as told through its ever-expanding list of profile fields   —  The Facebook profile in 2005, 2006, and 2007  —  An interesting new study (PDF) out of Carnegie Mellon University examines how students there, who first joined Facebook in 2005, have changed their privacy settings on the service over time.
Mar 7, 2013, 10:05 PMIn context
Christopher Mims / Quartz:
Why Microsoft probably couldn't care less that the EU just fined it $732 million   —  Microsoft violated the terms of its settlement of an anti-trust case, says the European Commission, by failing to let users know that they could use a web browser other than Microsoft Internet Explorer on their Windows-based PCs.
Mar 6, 2013, 9:20 AMIn context
Christopher Mims / Quartz:
Apple's Jonathan Ive talks design—on a beloved kids' show   —  “Heartwarming” isn't a word you normally associate with industrial design, but I dare you to watch this clip from beloved UK children's show Blue Peter without cracking a smile.  —  When asked how he would design a combination pencil case …
Feb 20, 2013, 2:10 PMIn context
Gina Chon / Quartz:
Dropbox is talking to banks about an IPO later this year   —  Dropbox has been holding meetings with banks about an initial public offering, possibly in the second half of this year, according to sources briefed on the talks.  —  The market has been waiting for its next hot tech IPOs …
Feb 14, 2013, 4:40 PMIn context

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