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BlackBerry Bold 9700

Research in Motion hasn’t had good news to report in an awfully long time, and that streak continued during its most recent quarter. RIM missed analyst targets for revenue, earnings per share, and BlackBerry shipments as it scrambles to stay relevant. Read more »

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Ryan Kim - Staff Writer, GigaOM, Speakers: Michael Driscoll - CTO, Metamarkets, Raj Aggarwal - CEO and Co-Founder, Localytics at Structure:Data 2012

We’re walking around with sensors in our pockets: those of us carrying smartphones, anyway. As said at Structure:Data, there are huge opportunities for companies to improve existing services and create new ones with the huge amount of data provided by mobile computers. Read more »

Scott Metzger - VP of Analytics, Violin Memory at Structure:Data 2012

Scott Metzger, VP of analytics at flash-memory array maker Violin Memory, argued at Structure:Data that putting flash memory at the heart of big-data infrastructure is a must for any business that is worried about how long it takes to get results from data analysis. Read more »

Sultan Meghji of Appistry at Structure:Data 2012

It’s easier to crunch massive amounts of data when you don’t have to reinvent the wheel for every scenario. Sultan Meghjji and his colleagues at Appistry are hoping to make this process run more smoothly, Meghjji explained at Structure:Data. Read more »

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BlackBerry Bold 9700

Given the wider trends, this day was probably inevitable, but it probably doesn’t make it any easier to swallow at Research in Motion. Sales of the interloper from the south, the iPhone, surpassed the BlackBerry in Canada during 2011, a year RIM would like to forget. Read more »

Google Wallet Cash Register

In yet another sign of the slow progress of mobile payments despite strong interest, Google is rethinking its approach to Google Wallet and may consider sharing revenue with wireless carriers, according to a new report. Otherwise, carriers may push their own payments tech instead. Read more »

HP printer

It’s official: one of HP’s longest-serving executives will retire in a corporate shakeup that will merge two historically important divisions that have fallen on hard times amid a shift to mobile technology. HP hopes the move will help it save money as it tries to rebound. Read more »

Vyomesh Joshi, HP

Vyomesh Joshi, a long-time HP executive in charge of its printer group, is leaving the company amid a reorganization that will fold HP’s printer group into its PC division under Todd Bradley, according to a report. His next destination is unclear. Read more »

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Apple has reportedly made settlement offers to Samsung and Motorola in their disputes over whether Android phones infringe on Apple’s patents. Should those offers actually turn into agreements, it will mark a noteworthy change in both Apple’s negotiating strategy and the mobile industry in general. Read more »

Google Play Android Phone

Google has decided to overhaul the way it presents all of its digital content–apps, music, movies, and books–by changing the name of the Android Market to Google Play, in hopes of increasing interest in its content wares and simplifying the experience. Read more »

SessionM mobile advertising

Mobile users are spending more time glued to their smartphones, but advertisers have yet to figure out the best way to engage with those users. SessionM, a new startup from one of the founders of the company that led to Apple’s iAd, has a new idea. Read more »

Android undergoing repair

One of Google’s core principles for Android was that app developers couldn’t access personal information unless they asked permission before the user installed the app. Turns out that Android doesn’t extend that protection to some of the most personal data on a phone: photos. Read more »

Google chairman Eric Schmidt

Google chairman Eric Schmidt is a passionate advocate for technology, and he laid on the charm in an hour-long appearance at Mobile World Congress that was part Chrome commercial, part techno-utopian vision, and part high-brow version of Reddit’s Ask Me Anything. Here’s what he said. Read more »

Evi running on iOS

Every now and again, Apple reminds the mobile world that developing for iOS includes going through the harrowing and sometimes mystifying App Store review process. Evi, a voice-recognition search app, thought it was a goner for coming too close to Siri until Apple changed its mind. Read more »

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