GE’s Jeffrey Immelt Would Love to 3-D Print Jet Engine Parts Someday

More efficiency, lower cost.
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Hollywood’s Ari Emanuel Has Strong Opinions About Content: The Full D10 Interview (Video)

The Hollywood super-agent unplugged (as if he is ever plugged).
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Talent Management Start-Up PeopleMatter Raises $14M, Led by Morgenthaler

The Charleston, N.C.-based software company, which focuses on hourly workers, said the new investment will be used to for product innovation and customer acquisition strategies.
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Netflix Hands Out Its ISP Report Cards. Clearwire, Please Get This One Signed by Your Parents.

Time Warner Cable and Comcast appear to do just fine in Reed Hastings’s rankings.

Seven Questions for Ric Telford, IBM’s VP of Cloud Services

When you think about cloud computing, do you think of IBM? If not, you should. Here, Big Blue’s cloud chief talks about how its customers are putting cloud services to work, and hints at acquisitions.

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Verizon Makes Its Net Neutrality Objections Formal

Verizon, one of the myriad and diverse parties unhappy with the FCC’s latest net neutrality rules, took its beef to court today, filing a challenge to the agency’s authority in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. “We are deeply concerned by the FCC’s assertion of broad authority for sweeping new regulation of broadband networks and the Internet itself. We believe this assertion of authority goes well beyond any authority provided by Congress, and creates uncertainty for the communications industry, innovators, investors and consumers,” said Michael E. Glover, senior VP and deputy general counsel, in a statement.

Videogame Sales Lagged in 2010 Despite Xbox's High Scores

Microsoft’s Xbox dominated the charts at the end of 2010, despite year-over-year revenue declines for both videogame hardware and software.

Sprint: Collateral Damage in the Verizon-AT&T iPhone War

So much for Sprint’s tentative comeback. The company’s no longer hemorrhaging subscribers and money–at least not as badly as it was. But that could change now that Apple has added Verizon as a second iPhone carrier in the States.
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Fewer Than 6 Percent of Gamers Buy Virtual Goods…And That's Big Bucks

The goods may be virtual, but the revenue is real. A small minority of social game players in the U.S. spend money on virtual goods, but that’s adding up to a whopping $653 million this year alone.

PC Sales Weakened in Q4–Everyone Blame the iPad

PC sales were weaker than expected in the fourth quarter. Might it have a little something do with the iPad? Yes.

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Palm, Qualcomm Chiefs Weigh Wireless Future

Goodbye, Free TV on Your iPad. For Now…