Geoff Hunter

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Code/Red: Apple Watch Battery Life — “Charge Nightly”

Don't leave home without it -- Apple Watch charger.<p>// HAPPENING TODAY<p>Internet Slowdown Day.<br>• Silicon Valley vanity searches of Vanity Fair’s New Establishment list — congrats, bosses.<br>• IFA, TechCrunch Disrupt SF, CTIA and Intel Developer Forum.<br>• Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker is pondering a letter …

He Wanted A Job; Facebook Said 'No' -- In A $3 Billion Mistake

In the middle of 2009, Brian Acton was the software engineer that no one wanted to hire. Despite a dozen years of experience at Yahoo and Apple Computer, he got turned down by two of the Internet’s brightest stars at the time. First Twitter said no in May. Then Facebook rejected him in August. …

3D printing will explode in 2014, thanks to the expiration of key patents

Here’s what’s holding back 3D printing, the technology that’s supposed to revolutionize manufacturing and countless other industries: patents. In February 2014, key patents that currently prevent competition in the market for the most advanced and functional 3D printers will expire, says Duann …

Hulu’s Final Bidders: DirecTV, AT&T + Chernin, Time Warner Cable

One down, two and a half to go.<p>The ongoing Hulu sale saga, which has stretched on for a couple years, looks like it is finally winding down: The Web …

Sprint’s Clearwire Acquisition: Who’s Going to Make What?

Now that Sprint has raised its bid for Clearwire a third and final time, seemingly ending the battle over the future ownership of the small wireless …

How Frank McCourt Made $2 Billion From The Los Angeles Dodgers And Team Remains Saddled With Debt

Here’s a step-by-step by-the-numbers on how Frank McCourt made a roughly $2 billion pretax profit (before attorney fees and paying former wife Jamie a $131 million settlement) from the Los Angeles Dodgers, and why the MLB team’s balance sheet carries just as much risk today as it did when McCourt …