Apple Reportedly Swallows A 20% Price Hike For Its Samsung-Supplied Mobile Processorsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Samsung has reportedly increased the price of the mobile processors it manufactures for Apple’s iOS devices by 20 percent, according to South Korean daily newspaper Chosun Ilbo (via MarketWatch), which says it received the information with someone familiar with negotiations between the two firms. (IT news)

Linux Mint 14 “Nadia” RC released!view story

http://blog.linuxmint.com – The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 14 “Nadia” RC. Linux Mint 14 Nadia For the first time since Linux Mint 11, the development team was able to capitalize on upstream technology which works and fits its goals. After 6 months of incremental development, Linux Mint 14 features an impressive list of improvements, increased stability and a refined desktop experience. (Distributions)

Qik Founder’s Story: Taking Mobile Video Out Of The Garage And Putting It Into The Hands Of Skypeview story

http://techcrunch.com – Editor’s note: Bernard Moon is co-founder and CEO of Vidquik, a new web conferencing and sales solutions platform, and co-founder of SparkLabs, a recently launched startup accelerator in Seoul, Korea. Follow him on Twitter.  I met Qik co-founder Ramu Sunkara through the University of Wisconsin-Madison alumni network while seeking advice for Vidquik. (IT news)

KDE Brazil at Latinoware 2012view story

http://dot.kde.org – Dot Categories: Community and EventsJust as another year is passing by and summer is on its way, KDE Brazil gathered and fled south, just like migratory birds. Dragons are like birds, you know? Konqi the KDE Dragon is a little bigger than a bird, but he still has wings. We all had a common destination in this trip, the beautiful Itaipu, the biggest water-powered power plant in the Americas. (Software)

Hurricane Sandy Puts Emphasis Back on Business Continuityview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Hurricane Sandy raged through the Northeast this week, leaving a wake of havoc and devastation in its path. Millions were without power, thousands of homes lost and, yes, people even lost their lives. Many people were prepared. Many were not. The same goes for businesses. (IT news)

Ebook Publisher Inkling Launches Its Own Online Store: An Amazon For Illustrated Learning Contentview story

http://techcrunch.com – Not wanting to be outdone by South Korea and others, which mandated the use of digital textbooks by 2015, earlier this year the FCC and the Department of Ed released the Digital Textbook Playbook to help accelerate digital textbook adoption among American schools. (IT news)

Mobotix splits business development role, hires Faircloughview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: PeopleSurveillance camera vendor Mobotix has appointed Ryan Fairclough as its business development manager for Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia. (IT news)

Microsoft Says Windows Phone 8 Is Like Xbox: Better For Being Late — And Dubs WP8′s Closeness To Windows 8 “A Huge Catalyst”view story

http://techcrunch.com – You may have noticed Microsoft is being especially bullish about its prospects in the smartphone market right now — following yesterday’s Windows Phone 8 OS launch. (IT news)

Vodafone To Launch Mobile Wallet Service Next Year; Inks Deals With M-Commerce Company, CorFire, Digital Security Firm Gemaltoview story

http://techcrunch.com – Yet another mobile wallet is lining up to replace your leather-wrapped bundle of plastic: Vodafone Group, which owns and operates the Vodafone mobile carrier brands, is partnering with m-commerce company CorFire to bring NFC-powered mobile wallet capabilities to its smartphone users next year. (IT news)

Uber Co-Founder Garrett Camp Launches BlackJet, The “Uber For Private Jets”view story

http://techcrunch.com – Uber for the home. Uber for car washes. Uber for this, Uber for that. And now there’s an Uber for private jets. Difference is, this “Uber for… ” is actually backed by an Uber co-founder. And oh man, is he excited about it. The startup is called BlackJet, and it’s being backed by Garrett Camp, founding CEO of StumbleUpon and co-founder of Uber. (IT news)