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Today’s Scuttlebot: Facebook E-Mail Sales and Twitter in Politics

Some interesting items that the tech reporters and editors of The New York Times found on the Web recently. See more here. Why Do Apple Employees Donate Less Than Google’s and Microsoft’sThe New Republic |  Apple’s employees contribute less to politicians than those at other corporate behemoths. Is it the culture? – Damon Darlin Fake @CokieRoberts Twitter Account Fools JournalistsPoynter.org |  For… Read more →

Today’s Scuttlebot: Facebook E-Mail Sales and Twitter in Politics

Some interesting items that the tech reporters and editors of The New York Times found on the Web recently. See more here. Why Do Apple Employees Donate Less Than Google’s and Microsoft’sThe New Republic |  Apple’s employees contribute less to politicians than those at other corporate behemoths. Is it the culture? – Damon Darlin Fake @CokieRoberts Twitter Account Fools JournalistsPoynter.org |  For… Read more →

Today’s Scuttlebot: Facebook E-Mail Sales and Twitter in Politics

Some interesting items that the tech reporters and editors of The New York Times found on the Web recently. See more here. Why Do Apple Employees Donate Less Than Google’s and Microsoft’sThe New Republic |  Apple’s employees contribute less to politicians than those at other corporate behemoths. Is it the culture? – Damon Darlin Fake @CokieRoberts Twitter Account Fools JournalistsPoynter.org |  For… Read more →

Today’s Scuttlebot: Facebook E-Mail Sales and Twitter in Politics

Some interesting items that the tech reporters and editors of The New York Times found on the Web recently. See more here. Why Do Apple Employees Donate Less Than Google’s and Microsoft’sThe New Republic |  Apple’s employees contribute less to politicians than those at other corporate behemoths. Is it the culture? – Damon Darlin Fake @CokieRoberts Twitter Account Fools JournalistsPoynter.org |  For… Read more →

Google Is Testing Same-Day Delivery for Shoppers

Google is now in the same-day delivery business. In San Francisco, some people affiliated with Google can buy a product, using their phones or computers, and have it delivered to their homes in a matter of hours. Plans for the new service have been under way for more than a year. But it recently went live for some Google employees… Read more →

Man Claiming Facebook Ownership Arrested on Fraud Charges

John Anderson/Wellsville Daily ReporterPaul Ceglia, who claimed he owned half of Facebook, at home in 2010. In 2010, a New York entrepreneur made an explosive legal claim: An agreement that he had with Facebook’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg, entitled him to a major stake in the social-networking giant. Mr. Zuckerberg staunchly denied the allegation, and his lawyers insisted that the entrepreneur,… Read more →

Nexus 10 photos and details surface

Google’s announcements this coming Monday seem to be running a little low on surprises. The Mountain View company is expected to announce the Nexus 4 as the next Google Experience phone running the latest version of the Android OS. Version 4.2 is also expected to be announced on Monday with a handful of new features and… Read more →

Microsoft’s Lync and OneNote apps for Windows 8, Windows RT now in Windows Store

October 26: It’s the day Windows 8 and Windows RT tablets and PCs are available for retail purchase. It’s also the day that a number of Microsoft-developed apps for the new platforms are downloadable in final form. The new, free Windows 8/Windows RT Lync and OneNote apps are available in the Windows Store as of today. The Lync app, to… Read more →

Opera: iOS dominated mobile ads in Q3

Apple‘s iOS mobile operating system continues to dominate the mobile advertising market, according to Opera Software‘s third quarter State of Mobile Advertising report. Opera analysts found that iOS delivered the highest eCPM, or effective cost per mille (thousand), with an average of $1.64 for the platform overall. If you want to break it down further, the iPad does better on… Read more →

It’s happening: Hadoop and SQL worlds are converging

This guest post comes courtesy of Tony Baer’s OnStrategies blog. Tony is senior analyst at Ovum. With Strata, IBM IOD, and Teradata Partners conferences all occurring this week, it’s not surprising that this is a big week for Hadoop-related announcements. The common thread of announcements is essentially, “We know that Hadoop is not known for performance, but we’re getting better… Read more →

Panasonic Toughbook C2 takes Windows 8 on the road

Everyone is jumping on the Windows 8 bandwagon this week — most especially Microsoft‘s OEM partners, which are busy trying to roll out brand-new devices ready for the latest version of the operating system. Panasonic is getting in the game with a tablet of its own, but this one definitely means business. Based on Windows 8 Pro, the Toughbook C2… Read more →

Comcast’s biggest challenge

There are six major diversified media companies that control the vast majority of what you read, see and hear on a daily basis: News Corporation (Fox, Wall Street Journal, Universal Pictures) Disney (ABC, ESPN, Pixar, Miramax) Time Warner (CNN, HBO, TIME, Sports Illustrated, People) Viacom (MTV, CMT, Paramount Pictures) CBS (the TV channel, the radio network, the film studio, Showtime,… Read more →