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Wade Roush / Xconomy:
Twitter's iPad App Update Provokes a Backlash   —  Twitter CEO Dick Costolo appeared on NBC's Today Show Tuesday morning to unveil a new look for profile pages on Twitter's website and, much more interesting to this reporter, the new “5.0″ version of Twitter's iPad app.
Sep 18, 2012, 11:05 PMIn context
Wade Roush / Xconomy:
Google's Rules of Acquisition: How to Be an Android, Not an Aardvark   —  In the technology world, acquisitions so often go awry that it's a wonder big corporations keep shelling out to buy smaller ones at all.  Just look at disasters like News Corp's acquisition of MySpace, eBay's acquisition of Skype …
Mar 6, 2012, 7:50 AMIn context
Gregory T. Huang / Xconomy:
Hewlett-Packard Expands to Cambridge via Vertica's “Big Data” Center   —  There's a new big tech company in town.  In fact, it's arguably the world's biggest technology company (by revenue), and it's joining the ranks of IBM, EMC, Microsoft, Google, and, most recently, Amazon, in expanding to the Boston-Cambridge area.
Jan 24, 2012, 1:05 AMIn context
Curt Woodward / Xconomy:
Microsoft Claims Patent Licenses on 70% of Android Phones   —  Microsoft's “Android isn't free” campaign continues to roll along, with the Redmond software behemoth today announcing a patent licensing deal with handset maker LG to cover Google's mobile operating systems.
Jan 12, 2012, 12:10 PMIn context
Wade Roush / Xconomy:
Hipmunk on the Make: The First-Birthday Interview   —  I first covered Hipmunk on August 18, 2010, the day after the online travel startup debuted its innovative time-based flight search interface.  One year later, how's the Y Combinator-backed company faring?  Spectacularly well, actually.
Aug 23, 2011, 8:10 AMIn context
Rebecca Lynn / Xconomy:
Are Free Motorola Phones in Our Future?  A VC's Take on Why Google is Buying Motorola   —  I was invited to go on Bloomberg West TV on Monday when news broke of Google's plan to acquire Motorola for $12.5 billion in cash.  I hadn't had much time to digest the news before going on live television …
Aug 19, 2011, 12:50 AMIn context
Wade Roush / Xconomy:
Evri Expands Mobile Offerings Beyond Tech News to Sports, Music, and Celebrity Gossip   —  Wade Roush wrote:  —  Evri is going mobile in a big way.  The Seattle- and San Francisco-based information discovery website backed by Paul Allen's Vulcan Capital introduced an Android app called EvriThing Tech …
Sep 30, 2010, 11:00 AMIn context
Wade Roush / Xconomy:
GM Updates OnStar Brand for the Era of Mobile, Social Media   —  Wade Roush wrote:  —  Since 1997, owners of selected General Motors vehicles have had the option of subscribing to OnStar, a cellular service that lets drivers make hands-free phone calls, hear turn-by-turn navigational cues …
Sep 15, 2010, 12:50 AMIn context
Wade Roush / Xconomy:
The Leaning Tower of Ping: How iTunes Could Be Apple's Undoing   —  Wade Roush wrote:  —  With each new product that Apple announces, including the revamped Apple TV and the new Ping social network, Steve Jobs reveals a little bit more of his plan to dominate the media universe.
Sep 3, 2010, 2:10 PMIn context
Wade Roush / Xconomy:
Zynga Buys Conduit Labs; Social Gaming Giant's Footprint Now Includes Boston   —  Wade Roush wrote:  —  [Updated, see page 2] San Francisco-based Zynga, continuing the acquisition spree enabled by the massive success of its social games for Facebook, MySpace, and the Apple iPhone …
Aug 17, 2010, 1:45 PMIn context

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