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  • Facebook Is Starving Mobile Operators’ SMS Cash Cow: Report

    With Facebook just a week away from its highly publicized initial public offering (IPO), the social network is getting the blame for stealing—or at least weakening—the wireless carriers’ favored cash cow: SMS traffic. SMS traffic has generated nearly 20 percent of operators’ turnover for years, but recently it’s losing that traffic to Facebook, Danish first Strand Consult said in a May 10 research note. “Today, over 800 million people around the world ...

    Posted at May 13, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Kleiner Perkins Launches New $525M Venture Fund

    Vaunted Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers (KPCB) announced the closing of a new $525 million fund known as Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers XV, LLC (KPCB 15). The new $525 million venture capital fund focuses on investments in early-stage digital consumer and enterprise, green tech and life sciences companies. The fund will be led by 10 managing members, including: Mike Abbott, Chi-Hua Chien, Amol Deshpande, John Doerr, ...

    Posted at May 18, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Oracle Patent Decision, Motorola Acquisition Give Google Reasons to Cheer

    Oracle Patent Decision, Motorola Acquisition Give Google Reasons to Cheer ( Page 1 of 2 )Google CEO Larry Page is going to have to mark the third week of May on his calendar and he might be justified in observing it with an annual company celebration. For on this particular week Google finally got all of the government approvals it needed and closed its acquisition of Motorola Mobility and then the following day ...

    Posted at May 24, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Renesas, TSMC Extend Microcontroller Partnership

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    Posted at May 29, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • New Book Claims President Obama Ordered Stuxnet Attack on Iran

    U.S. President Barack Obama ordered the use of Stuxnet against Iran as part of an effort to disrupt the country's nuclear ambitions, according to The New York Times. In a story adapted from an upcoming book by New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent David Sanger, anonymous sources are quoted as saying that Obama accelerated plans for a cyber-attack against Iran that were first started during the administration of George W. Bush. According to The Times, Obama ...

    Posted at June 3, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment