Hacking the recession: CrowdSource gets large series A to pimp on-demand skilled labor
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Google Refuses To Unlock Pimp's Phone

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Joining other social media companies that are watching as their users' privacy rights are gradually whittled away, Google is standing up to the growing trend of government attempts to go through third-party social media companies to get to users' information. Google is reportedly challenging the legality of a search warrant...
Google Refuses To Unlock Pimp's Phone

Wikimedia Scandal: Proof Of Unreliability Or Confirmation That Crowdsourcing Works?

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While Glyn just recently wrote about Jimmy Wales' effort to stymie UK snooping, it appears there may be other issues to address in England. If Wikipedia has had to fight any stigma, it's been the notion that a crowdsourced encyclopeda in which most anyone could contribute would be so rife...
Wikimedia Scandal: Proof Of Unreliability Or Confirmation That Crowdsourcing Works?

Behind Facebook's Campaign to Delete False Likes

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Facebook has launched an ambitious program to remove phony likes. Indeed, a substantial percentage of likes on the site are dubious, experts say. The trick for the social network is to delete false ones without doing away with legitimate likes, which would alienate members and advertisers. False likes are often placed by...
Behind Facebook's Campaign to Delete False Likes

FBI vs. Google: The Legal Fight to Unlock Phones

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A legal battle is brewing between technology companies and the U.S. government over whether law-enforcement agents have the right to obtain passwords to crack into smartphones of suspects. Google Inc. earlier this year refused to unlock an alleged pimp’s cellphone powered by its Android software — even after the Federal...
FBI vs. Google: The Legal Fight to Unlock Phones

Introducing the Motorola RAZR MAXX HD DROID XX SD PIMP LTE 3G LITE 4G

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Introducing the Motorola RAZR MAXX HD DROID XX SD PIMP LTE 3G LITE 4G: Brian X. Chen: The new phones, the Droid Razr HD, the Razr M and the Razr Maxx HD, have a crucial component that reflects Motorola's legacy as a radio company: the cellular modems inside them, which...
Introducing the Motorola RAZR MAXX HD DROID XX SD PIMP LTE 3G LITE 4G

First-Time Startup Entrepreneurs: Stop Fucking Around

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Editor’s note: Paul Stamatiou is Co-founder of Picplum, a Y Combinator-backed photo printing service, where he obsesses over both design and development. He also co-founded Notifo (YC W10) and Skribit. Follow him on his blog, PaulStamatiou.com, and on Twitter: @Stammy. Reminisce with me for a bit. Do you remember the first time you got...
First-Time Startup Entrepreneurs: Stop Fucking Around

The Olympics, Office Jerk, Pimp My Hair and more on this week's top free iOS apps

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With the Olympics starting in less than a week, Olympic themed apps are starting to do very well on the free app charts. NBC’s NBC Olympics Live Extra goes the distance this week, taking the No. 11 spot on the iPhone charts and the No. 1 spot on the iPad charts, while the official...
The Olympics, Office Jerk, Pimp My Hair and more on this week's top free iOS apps

Microsoft patent imagines headphones as accessory docking motherships

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If it never occurred to you to plug all kinds of peripherals into your ear cans -- including the media player making the sound -- a new patent from Redmond's brain trust might give you pause. The headphones are shown as a catch-all, with receiving spaces for snapping in...
Microsoft patent imagines headphones as accessory docking motherships

Think tank appoints team of execs to school D.C. on big data

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The U.S. government is investing billions of dollars in big data technologies and research, and now it has a team of industry executives ready and willing to share their views on how it can best transition into a data-driven institution. The TechAmerica Foundation, a thin ktank focused on advising policymakers...
Think tank appoints team of execs to school D.C. on big data
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