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Dell Voice offers VoIP, but only to Canadians

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Dell's teamed up with Fongo to offer Dell Voice, a VoIP app that's available exclusively in Canada. It's currently available for Android, iOS and Windows (Desktop), enabling everyone to shoot the breeze about Dustin Penner without charges. You'll get a local phone number that'll let you call all the...
Dell Voice offers VoIP, but only to Canadians

Fujitsu Lifebook UH572 with Ivy Bridge hands-on (video)

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We've seen plenty of laptops here at CeBIT, but not so many with an Ivy Bridge processor inside. Yep, that Fujitsu you see coyly sunning itself in the Intel business center above is a fully paid-up member of that most exclusive of Intel gangs. Predictably, as we're a few...
Fujitsu Lifebook UH572 with Ivy Bridge hands-on (video)

Twitter forces Flattr to stop letting users tip 'favorited' tweets

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Less than a month after Flattr made it possible to leave virtual tips for tweeters by favoriting tweets, Twitter has told the Swedish micropayments company to cut it out. Flattr, co-founded by The Pirate Bay’s Peter Sunde, is quite a simple system. The user signs up to donate a certain...
Twitter forces Flattr to stop letting users tip 'favorited' tweets

How Reddit Got Obama: "There Are Quite a Few Redditors at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave."

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Question number one: Yup, that’s really Barack Obama, taking questions over at a Reddit “AMA”. Question number two: It was really no big deal, says Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, via email: There’s not a lot to it. I’ve gotten to know quite a few folks in the WH & Obama...
How Reddit Got Obama: "There Are Quite a Few Redditors at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave."

Tim Cook Says be Patient, New Product Categories on the Way

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The Financial Post is reporting this afternoon that Apple's CEO has stated that he understands shareholder disappointment over their stock slide to more than 30% but ...<img width='1' height='1' src='http://patentlyapple.feedsportal.com/c/34438/f/628517/s/29075eef/mf.gif' border='0'/><div class='mf-viral'><table border='0'><tr><td valign='middle'><a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/viral/sendEmail.cfm?lang=en&title=Tim+Cook+Says+be+Patient%2C+New+Product+Categories+on+the+Way&link=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.patentlyapple.com%2Fpatently-apple%2F2013%2F02%2Ftim-cook-says-be-patient-new-product-categories-on-the-way.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/images/emailthis2.gif" border="0" /></a></td><td valign='middle'><a href="http://res.feedsportal.com/viral/bookmark.cfm?title=Tim+Cook+Says+be+Patient%2C+New+Product+Categories+on+the+Way&link=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.patentlyapple.com%2Fpatently-apple%2F2013%2F02%2Ftim-cook-says-be-patient-new-product-categories-on-the-way.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/images/bookmark.gif" border="0" /></a></td></tr></table></div><br/><br/><a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/159489745371/u/0/f/628517/c/34438/s/29075eef/a2.htm"><img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/159489745371/u/0/f/628517/c/34438/s/29075eef/a2.img" border="0"/></a><img width="1" height="1"...
Tim Cook Says be Patient, New Product Categories on the Way

Google: We Screwed Up With Buzz, Stay Tuned

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Google, after scrambling to alter certain features and add new settings to Buzz several times since its launch a week ago, has admitted that it rushed the service out the door. However, the search giant says it’s working hard to adapt to what users want and has set up...
Google: We Screwed Up With Buzz, Stay Tuned

From The Digital District To Silicon Valley

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While the Digital District (Washington, D.C.) has a startup community that is alive and well, it’s finally time that we move out to the San Francisco bay area. We began this effort by hiring a full-time writer, Raj Dash, out there a few weeks ago, but I’ve decided that it’s...
From The Digital District To Silicon Valley

iPad danger: app v. web, consumer v. creator

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I tweeted earlier that after having slept with her (Ms. iPad), I woke up with morning-after regrets. She’s sweet and pretty but shallow and vapid. Cute line, appropriate for retweets. But as my hangover settles in, I realize that there’s something much more basic and profound that worries me about...
iPad danger: app v. web, consumer v. creator

South Korea successfully launches native rocket and satellite into space

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The spacefaring club has been a small one: to date, just 10 countries have managed to build their own rocket and successfully deploy at least a satellite. Make that 11. South Korea has entered the fold by successfully launching its mostly self-developed, two-stage Naro rocket and putting the vehicle's...
South Korea successfully launches native rocket and satellite into space

3 Ways to Generate a Tag Cloud off Google SERPs

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Looking at the words that accompany your main search term in SERPs is a great help in keyword research: this way you are able to analyze your keyword neighboring terms and words that appear in the same context. Before playing with any of the below listed tools, set Google to...
3 Ways to Generate a Tag Cloud off Google SERPs

★ Post-I/O Thoughts

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Shared by Bud I'd say Gruber is spot on here. The cloud is really what it's all about. If the UI is adequate, then your ability to connect is paramount. Two days ago, Gundotra remarked that the browser was the third most accessed app on smartphones. Exactly! Post-Google I/O, there’s...
★ Post-I/O Thoughts

Tips On Better & More Efficient Typing On The iPad [Mac]

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There are quite a few articles and videos out these days discussing the pros and cons of typing on the iPad. Some iPad users see the glass as half full and applaud the built-in keyboard as a convenient and adequate tool for the device, while other users see the...
Tips On Better & More Efficient Typing On The iPad [Mac]

Apple Files for New Patents Covering Camera Technologies, Magnet Machining, Communications and Much More

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On February 21, 2013, the US Patent & Trademark Office published 16 original patent applications from Apple not including their continuation filings. While we covered a number of the higher profile patent applications this morning, our wrap-up patent report covers a few patents relating to camera technologies, magnet machining, communications...
Apple Files for New Patents Covering Camera Technologies, Magnet Machining, Communications and Much More

Liquid Computing & the Curse of a Computer Hardware Startup

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It’s hard out there for a systems vendor — that is, if the death of Liquid Computing, an Ottawa, Ontario-based startup that until last week was building a unified computing box to help manage the virtualization of the data center, is any indication. Last week, a round of funding failed...
Liquid Computing & the Curse of a Computer Hardware Startup

Brazil: The New Home of Financial Innovation?

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Shared by mangini Uai, a Sarah Xiliquenta Lacy fez as pazes com o Brasil? Brazil is sort of a strange country to throw into the “emerging market” category. It’s not a particularly young country like India or Israel, nor is it a country like China or Russia that embraced capitalism...
Brazil: The New Home of Financial Innovation?

Unvarnished: The Evil Side of Social Media?

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Remember that time when you had a very vocal disagreement with someone at work, or with a client, and you hoped it would go away and time would heal any rifts or at least neutralize them? Well that might not happen if people were to abuse a site like Unvarnished....
Unvarnished: The Evil Side of Social Media?

Syncing Does not a Backup Make

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Syncing data to the Internet (“the cloud”) is all the rage these days and with the coming of the iPad, we’ll surely see more of it. Whether you are using MobileMe, Dropbox, or any one of the variety of other syncing programs, you may be one of the increasing number...
Syncing Does not a Backup Make

MakeUseOf Team Spotlight [May 8th 2010]

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It’s time once again for the first of our twice-monthly feature, MUO Team Spotlight, the posts that let you know what our staff have been getting up to when they are not writing for us. As well as providing our writers with another form of online promotion, this feature also...
MakeUseOf Team Spotlight [May 8th 2010]

Escape Velocity

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Since I spoke at Disney a few months back to the “social media moms” group ( Murray Newlands has a write-up), one thing has been on my mind more than anything else: people are hurting out there, economically. Financially, folks in the US (and probably everywhere) are doing a...
Escape Velocity

In Defense of Facebook

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Shared by Francine Another great post. The Social Analyst is a weekly column by Mashable Co-Editor Ben Parr, where he digs into social media trends and how they are affecting companies in the space.All eyes are on Facebook. Ever since Facebook revealed Facebook Open Graph, the world’s largest social network...
In Defense of Facebook

Should You Wait to Buy an iPad?

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Should You Wait to Buy an iPad? is a post from Chris PirilloHere’s another impossible question to answer:I am from Romania, I’ll be in the US for the whole month of September and I have the following question: should I get an iPad, considering it will be midway through its...
Should You Wait to Buy an iPad?

Google Chrome to Support the Web Open Font Format

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Google’s Chrome browser plans to jump on the Web Open Font Format bandwagon. A note in the Chromium project’s bug tracker says that “it appears that we have decided to implement WOFF in Chromium.” Work on adding WOFF support to Chromium is already underway, though there’s no timetable for when...
Google Chrome to Support the Web Open Font Format

Nokia’s CEO on the Challenges & Promise of the New Mobile Industry

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Nokia Chairman, CEO and President Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo has the second-toughest job in the mobile industry — that of turning the decades-old, set-in-its-ways, $58-billion-a-year mobile handset maker into a services-driven, Internet-oriented monster that not only catches up to but surpasses new upstart rivals Apple and Google. The good news is...
Nokia’s CEO on the Challenges & Promise of the New Mobile Industry

Is Social Media Becoming Boring?

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For most, social media is new and fun. For others, though, social media is old and is falling out of favor. I’m seeing it happen of users who were happy about social media when it became hyped but are now realizing that they’re not yet ready to hold onto social...
Is Social Media Becoming Boring?

How the Email Inbox Can Become An App Platform

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Google recently opened the floodgates for business services to integrate with its Google Apps platform — enabling them to get broader distribution and offer single sign-on integrated services within Google’s corporate hub. One aspect of the announcement flew under the radar: Google’s future plan to allow apps to embed themselves...
How the Email Inbox Can Become An App Platform

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@BlakeWaddill Cool blog dig the concept Good 2c there are some cool #bloggers n Texas I was getting worried :) #Props @ http://propsblog.com

Posterous Starts Automatically Inserting Affiliate Links Into Sites, Forgets To Tell Users

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We’ve been tracking simple-simple publishing service Posterous for quite a while now, and for the most part they’ve turned us into big fans. Unfortunately, they’ve just committed a fairly serious blunder. In a post earlier today, one Posterous user stumbled across the fact that his site was automatically converting all...
Posterous Starts Automatically Inserting Affiliate Links Into Sites, Forgets To Tell Users

Jason Calacanis’ Six Handy Tips On How To Resign

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One thing you’ve got to hand to Jason Calacanis, he always tries to turn lemons into lemonade. A few days ago a private email between him and one of his employees was published where he accepted a resignation less than gracefully. His response today is to give people advice on...
Jason Calacanis’ Six Handy Tips On How To Resign

Foursquare Warns It Competitors: “We’re Running Like A Well-Oiled Machine”

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“This summer is going to be dangerous for anyone else in this space!“ That’s what Foursquare co-founder Dennis Crowley had to say when I spoke to him earlier about the service. Crowley is known for being outspoken. But he’s usually not that outspoken. But maybe he has reason to be....
Foursquare Warns It Competitors: “We’re Running Like A Well-Oiled Machine”

Open vs. Closed: What Does Open Really Mean?

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The Open vs. Closed debate, which we’re covering as an ongoing series on the GigaOM Network, continues to bubble and boil around Facebook and the social networking site’s attempts to extend its “social graph” out into the broader web. Is this move by the company truly open, or is...
Open vs. Closed: What Does Open Really Mean?
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