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Pogoplug and other services are racing to the cloud because it’s a potentially lucrative and largely untapped market.

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Pogoplug and other services are racing to the cloud because it’s a potentially lucrative and largely untapped market.

Pogoplug Offers a $5-a-Month Cloud to Store Your Files, All of Them

Amid all the online storage providers offering tiered pricing, Pogoplug Cloud has a different approach: Sky’s the limit. The service plans to begin offering customers today unlimited online storage for $4.95 a month. That compares with YouSendIt’s unlimited plan for $15...

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A Twitter account for “Pending Larry” was quickly created. It has more than a thousand followers.

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A Twitter account for “Pending Larry” was quickly created. It has more than a thousand followers.

Move Over ‘Bindersfullofwomen,’ Here Comes ‘PendingLarry’

In an age when no public gaffe goes untweeted, it didn’t take long for the premature release of Google’s earnings to spark sarcasm from the social media world. The filing was clearly in draft form, the best evidence being a...

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Vimeo is offering two new ways for video contributors to make money from their content.

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Vimeo is offering two new ways for video contributors to make money from their content.

Vimeo Offers New Tools to Help Site and Its Contributors Make Money

With a monthly audience of about 75 million, video site Vimeo doesn’t come close to Google’s YouTube, which drew more than 200 million views just to a single music video, “Gangnam Style.” And while Vimeo’s contributors have gone on to film...

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Apple said it sold 1.3 million Apple TV devices last quarter. The company sold 17 million iPads during the same period.

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Apple said it sold 1.3 million Apple TV devices last quarter. The company sold 17 million iPads during the same period.

As Apple, Google Chase TV Market, Big Audiences Are Not Tuning In

Apple, Google and Roku see an untapped market in set-top boxes that deliver online entertainment to the television, but after many years, some are wondering if they’ve tuned into the right channel. The overall market for these devices, which compete with...

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Russell Reynolds's analysis of 135 tech companies found that former Yahoo employees account for more current CEOs than any other company.

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Russell Reynolds's analysis of 135 tech companies found that former Yahoo employees account for more current CEOs than any other company.

Yahoo Beats Google, Microsoft in Alumni Becoming CEOs: Report

For a company that has struggled to keep a chief executive officer in place, Yahoo! has spawned more than its share of technology leaders from its ranks who have gone on to run other companies. More of today’s leading technology...

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Eric Schmidt, on the left, and Peter Thiel debated at Fortune's tech conference in Aspen, Colorado, last night.

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Eric Schmidt, on the left, and Peter Thiel debated at Fortune's tech conference in Aspen, Colorado, last night.

Investor Thiel Goes on the Attack in Debate With Google’s Schmidt

Venture capitalist Peter Thiel and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt were asked to take the stage last night to debate. But maybe Thiel heard “berate” instead. The early investor in Facebook dominated the discussion with denigrations of Google’s business. Schmidt...

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In the first quarter of this year, China became the world’s first country to have 1 billion mobile subscribers.

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In the first quarter of this year, China became the world’s first country to have 1 billion mobile subscribers.

China’s Potential Smartphone Base Could Double By 2017, Study Says

China, a country where 40 percent of households can afford a smartphone, is expected to double that number in five years as disposable incomes continue to grow, a new study said. By 2017, 80 percent of China’s households will be...

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Creating a mobile ad campaign can be far more complex than other forms of advertising.

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Creating a mobile ad campaign can be far more complex than other forms of advertising.

With Thousands of Permutations, Mobile Ads Can Get Complicated

For many companies wanting to launch a mobile ad campaign, it’s not that simple. As I wrote about in a CEO guide to technology this week for Bloomberg Businessweek, ads could be displayed alongside search results, like Google provides, or...

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Up to this point, the cloud vendor of choice has been Amazon.com, whose web services unit has built a beachhead since it was launched in 2006.

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Up to this point, the cloud vendor of choice has been Amazon.com, whose web services unit has built a beachhead since it was launched in 2006.

For Google’s Cloud to Beat Amazon’s, It First Must Survive

Buzz, Gears, Wave, Knol, Web Accelerator — that’s just a partial list of Google’s failed products in recent years. Then there’s Google TV, Google Reader and Google Wallet, which may or may not be busts — the jury is still...

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