Monday, November 5, 2012

Top Stories of the Day // November 5, 2012


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Today's Top Stories // Nov 5, 2012

Facebook Admits Too Much Facebook Probably Isn't Healthy

I can't tell if this is a major social media gaffe by social media itself, or the most honest thing Facebook has ever said. Maybe it's both. Last night... read more

Google's Nexus Strategy In A Nutshell: Cheap Mobile Internet Everywhere

Google unveiled a new line of Nexus devices in a range of shapes and sizes, from the Nexus 4 smartphone to the Nexus 10 tablet, and some aspects of the product... read more

Should Your Startup Go Freemium?

Editor's note: Jules Maltz is a general partner at IVP. Daniel Barney is a senior associate at IVP.... read more

The Biggest Threat To LinkedIn: The Power Of Many, Not One

Given how well LinkedIn has been doing of late, the headline for this post may seem a bit out of place. Just a few days ago, LinkedIn yet again exceeded Wall... read more

Android Malware Surges Despite Google's Efforts To Bounce Dodgy Apps Off Its Platform; F-Secure IDs 51,447 "Unique Samples" In Q3

Despite Google tightening Android's security screw, by introducing an additional layer of security to the Play Store, Android's malware problem has surged in... read more

5 Perspectives On The Future Of The Human Interface

The next generation of apps will require developers to think more of the human as the user interface. It will become more about the need to know how an app... read more

Apple Sells 3 Million iPad Minis And 4th Generation iPads In 3 Days

Apple has just announced that the iPad mini and 4th generation iPad, both of which debuted on October 23 in San Francisco, have just topped 3 million sales in 3... read more

Samsung Confirms 30 Million+ Channel Sales Of Flagship Galaxy SIII Smartphone Globally In ~5 Months, 3x Faster Sales Rate Than SGSII

Another impressive sales milestone for Samsung. A few days after confirming it's sold more than three million Galaxy Note II devices in around a month of sales,... read more

IDC: Android OEMs, iPad Mini Rumors Slowed iPad Sales In Q3: Apple 50.4%, Samsung 18.4%, Amazon 9%, Asus 8.6% Tablet Marketshare

Apple's lead in the tablet market took its first serious dent in Q3, according to estimates from analyst IDC. Apple's dominant share of the market shrunk in the... read more

Netflix Announces Stockholder Rights Plan To Prevent Hostile Takeover

Well, that didn't take long. Following activist shareholder Carl Icahn's purchase of nearly 10% of Netflix stock, the company has revealed a plan which will... read more

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