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10 Ways You Can Ditch iTunes Forever

[credit provider=”AP, Photoshop by Jay Yarow”] Once upon a time iTunes was the only way to back up your iPhone, sync music to it, and even buy new tracks.But today with subscription options and apps’ ability to download music to your device for offline listening, iTunes isn’t nearly as useful. 
10 Ways You Can Ditch iTunes Forever
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Amazon Introduces Its Own Version Of iTunes Match

[credit provider=”Amazon.com”] Amazon has updated its cloud music player to include scan and match technology.Instead of uploading your entire music collection to the service, Amazon will scan your the files in your music collection and match it to songs that it already stores in the cloud. It will even match […]
Amazon Introduces Its Own Version Of iTunes Match
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The Worst Case Scenario For Windows 8

[credit provider=”AP”] Last week, Microsoft released the first public test version of Windows 8, its next operating system.It’s got a very tough job. It has to beat back three threats at once: the iPad, the Mac, and potential indifference among businesses.
The Worst Case Scenario For Windows 8
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The Four Big Things HP Really Needs To Turn Itself Around

[credit provider=”AP”] Six months into Meg Whitman’s reign as Hewlett-Packard’s CEO, the jury is still out on whether she will stop its decline.She is warning that HP’s transformation could take three to five years. But HP doesn’t have years.
The Four Big Things HP Really Needs To Turn Itself Around
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Google’s New York Office Added 750 Employees Last Year

[credit provider=”AP”] Google added 750 employees to its New York office last year, The Wall Street Journal reports.The New York office is described by sources close to Google as the most significant office outside of Mountain View. 
Google’s New York Office Added 750 Employees Last Year
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More Hints That Google+ Is A Deserted Wasteland

[credit provider=”en.wikipedia.org” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:RidgecrestCA.JPG”] Google+ may have 90 million registered users, but they’re not spending much time at the site.We’ve been seeing and reporting statistics about this since last summer.
More Hints That Google+ Is A Deserted Wasteland
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One Of Microsoft’s Original Windows Phone Partners Is Running To Android

[credit provider=”lg,com” url=”http://www.lg.com/us/mobile-phones/LG-C900.jsp”] One of Microsoft’s four flagship partners for Windows Phone, LG, appears to be running toward Google’s Android platform instead.The company is showing no new Windows Phones at the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona this week, and was vague in an interview with AllThingsD about when its […]
One Of Microsoft’s Original Windows Phone Partners Is Running To Android
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Andy Rubin Is Full Of It — It Would Be EASY For Google To Give Motorola An Edge

[credit provider=”AP”] Today at a mobile industry conference, Google’s Andy Rubin explained that Google isn’t going to favour Motorola over any other Android reseller.As The Verge reports, he told reporters that Android and Motorola are so completely separate, he “doesn’t even know who’s running” Motorola once the acquisition is complete.
Andy Rubin Is Full Of It — It Would Be EASY For Google To Give Motorola An Edge
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Andy Rubin’s Pickle!

[credit provider=”AP”] Andy Rubin, the executive in charge of Android development at Google, is in a pickle.Android tablet sales stink, and a seemingly simple solution to the problem would actually only make things worse in the short term. 
Andy Rubin’s Pickle!
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Google Music Is A Flop

[credit provider=”AP”] Almost three months after launch, Google is warning record labels that Google Music is not meeting expectations.That’s according to Greg Sandoval at CNET, who reports that Google execs are telling record labels that customer sign-ups and revenue are lower than expected.
Google Music Is A Flop