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MISSING OUT ON BILLIONS: These 10 People Made Some Of The Saddest Choices In Tech History

The folks on this list sure could have used that.<p>The tech industry is littered with stories of people making choices that would cost them hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars.

Silicon Valley

Report: ‘Phablets’ a Fad – Mid-Sized Smartphones Get the Most Use

A new report released by Flurry Analytics takes a look at screen sizes and form factors in the mobile device market and finds that mid-sized phones, …

Apple begins seeding first OS X 10.8.4 beta to testers, developers

Apple has begun seeding its next OS X Mountain Lion update, OS X 10.8.4, to AppleSeed testers. Apple will likely begin seeding this to registered OS X developers soon…<p>Apple does not specify what the update includes, but it is likely focused on bug fixes and performance improvements like most OS X …

Gigaom | Netflix job offers hint at further international expansion: are India, Europe or Korea next?

Advertisement<p>Netflix (s NFLX) posted a few job offers that hint at further international expansion in late March, including one for “experienced …

The Simple Reason Why Goodreads Is So Valuable to Amazon

A small fraction of Americans buy the vast majority of books in this country. Goodreads gives Jeff Bezos & Co. a direct line into their thoughts and habits.<p>(Reuters)<p>Amazon is the king of online booksellers and, by most accounts, the most feared player in publishing. Yet last week it shelled out a …

Why Facebook's Future Is In Mobile

When you first switch on an iPhone, you are asked for your Apple account. Switch on an Android device and nine times out of ten you’ll be asked for a Google account (the other ten percent will be Amazon asking Kindle users to log in). Windows Phone will ask for a Live account. BlackBerry will ask …