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Pew: Reddit Used By 6% Of U.S. Online Adults, Putting It On Par With Tumblr, But Far Behind Facebook

In a post explaining why he thinks Google shuttered Google Reader, Marco Arment calls Google, Facebook, and Twitter “by far the three most important web players today” when it comes to how we discover and consume information. But a report out from Pew points to another site making an impact. Reddit …

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With Help From U.S., India IT Giant Tata Posts Gains

European IT spending is down, but India’s government IT spending is marginally higher. The U.S. economy is turning around, slowly, and new regulatory needs are pushing banks to outsource more than ever.<p>In a see-saw world that is information technology outsourcers post-2008, India’s multinational …

Nokia reportedly planning Galaxy Note rival, advanced PureView Lumia coming in July

Microsoft is planning to update Windows Phone 8 later this year to support 1080p displays and it appears that close partner Nokia might be ready to take advantage of the new resolution. The <i>Financial Times</i> reports that the Finnish smartphone maker is working on a large screen smartphone that's …

iPad 5 Estimated to Be 15% Thinner, 25% Lighter Than Current iPad

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has on a number of occasions offered accurate information on Apple's product plans, recently published a new research note outlining his expectations for Apple's fifth-generation iPad. Kuo expects mass production and shipments of the new iPad to ramp up in …

Sony to sell camera mount for extreme dogs

Last year, Sony tried to take a chunk out of the GoPro-style wearable camera market with its own Action Cam, but its latest accessory could reach beyond the typical audience of extreme sports fanatics — the company has announced a dog-mounted camera bracket designed to give you footage from a …

Under the Surface: Microsoft Q3 Earnings Could Hinge on PC Decline Impact

After a series of recent reports outlining the massive decline of PC sales, the possible impact will be the focus of investors when Microsoft reports …

Software

Is Facebook’s immigration lobbying because it can’t find workers, or just wants to pay them less?

Proposed changes to the US immigration system would be a boon for America’s tech companies, but some worry that if Facebook, Google and others get their way, it will just give them more leverage over employees at the bargaining table.<p>The legislation would increase the number of H-1B skilled worker …

Immigration

Nokia posts $196 million loss amid otherwise encouraging results

After a brief return to profitability last quarter, Nokia has posted a small loss in Q1 2013. The company's operating loss was €150 million (roughly $196 million) on €5.85 billion ($7.65 billion) in revenue over the quarter, but despite the losses, today's financial results are definitely …

Samsung: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

Fast CompanyThe heads of Wieden+Kennedy’s groundbreaking tech division are leaving<p>Fast CompanySamsung’s Galaxy S9+: Once Again, The Hardware Is The HighlightSamsung makes terrific smartphones that don’t feel like iPhone knockoffs. But when it comes to software, the company still tries too hard.<p>Fast …

Apple: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

For a company slagged for not having had a hit since the iPad in 2010, Apple had a notable 2017: Its wireless AirPods became ubiquitous around the country; the Apple Watch Series 3 is a bestseller; developers embraced ARKit, its AR framework; and even skeptics were blown away by the iPhone X. Apple …

Google: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

When Google CEO Larry Page created a new holding company called Alphabet in 2015, initiatives such as self-driving cars and health tech got divvied up into new companies, and Google became an Alphabet division with a sharper focus on internet services and software. Today’s Google, now led by CEO …

Stocks to watch: Morgan Stanley, Verizon

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Morgan Stanley and Verizon Communications Inc. are among the string of companies reporting earnings Thursday.<p>Morgan Stanley …

Spanish stocks rise in largely flat Europe market

LONDON (MarketWatch) — Spanish stocks stood out as gainers in a largely flat European market on Thursday, after a strong public debt sale, while weak …

India’s nascent VC sector is facing a funding crunch

As an immigration debate rages in the United States, with the cap on tech-savvy Indian immigrants a major point of contention, India’s own venture capital sector is hitting a rough patch.<p>A survey of 40 Indian investors from GSF India, a startup accelerator, found that funding is contracting and the …

Venture Capital

Japan's trade deficit quadruples

Japan's trade deficit quadrupled in March, figures showed Thursday, as the weakening yen made fuel imports much more costly, even as it helped the country's once-squeezed exporters.<p>The value of goods that came into the country was 362.4 billion yen (£2.4bn) higher than that of exports in the month, …

Economy