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Who Got Rich This Week: A 3D Printer Maker, A High Tech Bookseller And More

Each week at Forbes we scan our database of corporate insiders to see who got richer from the action in the stock market. A flat week was turned by a steep sell off on Wednesday afternoon as Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke testified before Congress on the current state of the American …

Why should Apple have access to consumers if it refuses to pay its fair share of taxes?

The chairman of a parliamentary committee investigating Google for tax avoidance calls the firm "devious, calculating, and unethical", yet British …

Tumblr Porn, Tim Cook and the Problem With Big Data — 10 Things You Need to See on AllThingsD This Week

In case you missed anything, here’s a quick roundup of the news that powered <b>AllThingsD</b> this week:• As expected last week, Yahoo bought Tumblr for $1.1 …

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The ugly truth: Apple vs. PC design

Walk into any Best Buy and you're hit with an ugly truth: PCs aren't pretty.<p>A 15-inch HP Windows 8 laptop that sells for $270 (Best Buy's "Deal of the Day" on Saturday) isn't meant to be pretty. It's meant to be practical.<p>But a $330 iPad Mini is also very practical for a lot of people. And pretty …

How Sony and Nintendo can battle the Xbox One

Microsoft's Xbox One is out of the bag, and the next-gen console war's in full swing. So what happens next? Truthfully, the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Wii U are still big boxes of mystery -- even though one's already been out in stores for months.<p>So, how will this new gaming landscape shake out? …

So Far, There Are Only 3 Big Winners in the Smartphone Market

Apple, Samsung, and Google.<p>Benedict Evans<p>Benedict Evans has a great post describing the market for smartphones (and phones more broadly) in three charts and about 600 words. Admirable economy! Let me try to compress the argument even further.<p>If one looks at profits, only two companies make a …