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  Wednesday, March 27, 2013
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Between The Lines Columnist Netflix's Cloud Contest: More Companies Should Follow Suit
By Joe Weinman
The economics of open innovation are too compelling to ignore.

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Swedish Language Council removes word coined to describe a term that search engines can't find -- "ogooglebar" in Swedish -- after Google complains.

BlackBerry Says 80% Of BB10 Apps Are Native
BlackBerry says BB10 platform is gaining traction with developers and now has 100,000 apps, with only 1 in 5 an Android port.

GDC: Facebook Insists Gaming Is Growing
Facebook's gaming revenue may have disappointed in recent quarters, but the company says more people are playing and paying than ever before.

Oracle Sparc T5 Can't Make Sun Rise
Oracle says new Sparc servers beat IBM's Power line, but gains in a shrinking market aren't likely to staunch hardware losses.

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"The issue is not about whether Netflix's current business decisions work for Netflix; the issue is about whether Netflix's tools and contest are beneficial for the enterprise that is considering how to move to the cloud."
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