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Obama’s Secret Weapon: People Hate, Hate, Hate Their Internet Provider

bloomberg.com — If U.S. regulators follow the Internet proposal President Obama made on Monday, service providers would be classified as utilities. Broadband companies, Republicans and other opponents say the plan would harm "competition and innovation" in the industry and risks turning the Web into something akin to telephone landlines or gas.

Tim Cook doesn’t believe law of large numbers will limit Apple’s growth

livemint.com — Tim Cook arrives to speak at the Goldman Sachs Technology And Internet Conference in San Francisco. Photo: Bloomberg An onstage interview with on Tuesday turned into a mini-debate about mathematics that left everybody in the audience a little bit dumber.

Mark Milian: Tim Cook and the real law of large numbers

business-standard.com — An onstage interview with Tim Cook on Tuesday turned into a mini-debate about mathematics that left everybody in the audience a little bit dumber. Gary Cohn, the president of Goldman Sachs Group, opened the presentation by rattling off several numbers from Cook's tenure as Apple chief executive officer, including the monster quarter the company just posted.

Tim Cook Doesn't Believe This Made-Up Math Law Will Limit Apple's Growth

bloomberg.com — An onstage interview with Tim Cook on Tuesday turned into a mini-debate about mathematics that left everybody in the audience a little bit dumber. Gary Cohn, the president of Goldman Sachs Group, opened the presentation by rattling off several numbers from Cook's tenure as Apple chief executive officer, including the monster quarter the company just posted.

Why Call of Duty and Destiny's Gaming Dominance Is Coming to an Untimely End

bloomberg.com — Activision Blizzard just closed the books on a killer year for the video-game company. It had two of the three bestselling console games of 2014, with Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and Destiny, as well as another Call of Duty game rounding out the top 10 for good measure, according to market research firm NPD Group.

Google downplays importance of the web browser search box, which is crazy

livemint.com — The real reason Google investors are biting their nails over the Firefox deal is because Apple could do the same thing. Photo: Bloomberg Let's say you want to find out what time the Super Bowl starts. Do you go to or , and then type "super bowl time" into the search box on the page?

Google Downplays Importance of the Web Browser Search Box, Which Is Crazy

bloomberg.com — Let's say you want to find out what time the Super Bowl starts. Do you go to Google.com or Yahoo.com, and then type "super bowl time" into the search box on the page? Probably not. You put it into the box at the top of your Web browser and hit enter.

The Shifting Dynamics of the Video Game Console Wars

bloomberg.com — There's a far more entertaining video game competition happening right now than anything streaming on Twitch. It's the shootout between Microsoft and Sony as they try to one-up each other in game-console sales. For those following along at home, Microsoft's Xbox One pulled ahead in sales during the holiday-shopping season in the U.S., the company said, citing data from market researcher NPD Group.

Apple Is Crushing Wall Street's Expectations Like It's 2010

bloomberg.com — The most unexpected thing about Apple's earnings performance today wasn't that it set an "all-time record"-it's said that in at least a half-dozen press releases before-but that practically nobody saw it coming. Since becoming chief executive officer in 2011, Tim Cook has escalated the company's cooperation with Wall Street analysts and carefully set expectations, generally to avoid these kinds of surprises (good or bad).

This Is the Chart That Is Freaking Out Netflix

yahoo.com — Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is freaked out by Popcorn Time. (File photo: Reuters) In a letter to shareholders today, Netflix highlighted what it describes as a "sobering" trend happening in the Netherlands.
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Mar 03, 2015

Eating pizza while listening to two dudes next to me earnestly debate whether Double Stuffed Oreos are a disruptive innovation.

Mar 02, 2015

Marshawn Lynch doesn't like giving media interviews, unless it's on Turkish TV: “Yes, I was expecting the ball” bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Mar 01, 2015

RT @TWiT: LIVE: Join @leolaporte @Ihnatko @MarkMilian for our coverage of the Samsung Unpacked 2015 event. live.twit.tv

Mar 01, 2015

RT @leolaporte: .@Chazzmcgee Yup. Our live coverage of the Samsung announcement begins in 30 with @ihnatko, @markmilian, and me. live.twit.tv.

Feb 26, 2015

RT @kevinroose: To get rich in tech, you could learn to code, start a company, raise money. Or, spend 3 weeks gaming coupon sites. fusion.net/story/54990/gu…

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