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Amazon exec says 'we didn't get the price right' on the Fire Phone

Hindsight is 20-20, something Amazon now has about the launch of its first smartphone. Amazon debuted the $199 Fire Phone in June, though trimmed the price of the device to 99 cents... [more]

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Apple CEO Cook Is 'Proud to Be Gay'

Apple’s Tim Cook said he is “proud to be gay,” a declaration that puts an openly gay man at the helm of the world’s most valuable... [more]

1 hour ago GigaOM Derrick Harris 1 hour ago

A reminder from Lockheed Martin that big data can be a slow process

While web companies are building massive-scale data warehouses on top of Hadoop and analyzing data in every manner under the sun, Lockheed Martin is trying to help its government systems embrace a new... [more]

2 hours ago ZDNet 2 hours ago

IBM teams with Chinese ISP Tencent to advance cloud portfolio

The companies will work together to build Software-as-a-Service offerings that tap into mobile, cloud and big data for use in internal processes and... [more]

2 hours ago The Next Web Abhimanyu Ghoshal 2 hours ago

Use your Photoshop skills to solve a murder mystery this Halloween

Professor Photoheim has been murdered at his own annual Halloween Party, and it’s up to you to find out who’s responsible. Are your detective skills sharp enough to solve the crime? To... [more]

2 hours ago GeekWire Taylor Soper 2 hours ago

Meet Fleetfit: A startup that brings fitness trainers to your home or office

The idea of working out and losing a few calories almost always sounds good in theory. But actually getting to a gy