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The First Look at Mars' Ocean [Space]

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We knew there was water in abundance on Mars, but we never saw its ocean. This is it, as uncovered by strong new evidence found over the course of two years by the MARSIS radar on board ESA's Mars Express. More »...
The First Look at Mars' Ocean [Space]

You, me, and "science" makes three: the state of online dating

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Online dating has only become more ubiquitous and socially acceptable since the first sites launched in the mid-'90s: in a 2007-2009 study, 22 percent of couples surveyed formed as a result of dating websites, and it's now the second-most common way for people to meet. But a meta-analysis of...
You, me, and "science" makes three: the state of online dating

HTC One V reaching Telus on June 8th, completes Canadian trifecta

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HTC's One V is invading Canada en masse, having just slipped into Bell and Koodo stores in the past few days. Internal documents slipped out to MobileSyrup would have Telus completing an unintentional troika: it's expected to ship the reborn Legend on June 8th. Pricing looks to be right...
HTC One V reaching Telus on June 8th, completes Canadian trifecta

Samsung Galaxy S III vs. rival flagships: iPhone 4S, HTC One X, Lumia 900

www.engadget.com
Oh yes, it's a good time to go shopping for a smartphone, particularly if you've acquired a taste for an abundance of pixels and silicon cores. But which phones ought to be considered flagships worthy of comparison with the shiny new GS III? Yes, we're including the Lumia 900...
Samsung Galaxy S III vs. rival flagships: iPhone 4S, HTC One X, Lumia 900
Snapette creates a local fashion discovery engine

Toshiba mystifies tablet-buying world with LT170 'budget' 7-incher

www.engadget.com
We'll be the first to admit that we don't understand Toshiba's tablet intentions. There are plenty of tantalizing prototypes and an abundance of confusingly branded models, but there's no overarching reason to pay much attention. The LT170 is a case in point: it's nominally a budget Android device, with...
Toshiba mystifies tablet-buying world with LT170 'budget' 7-incher

LG slips out Optimus L3 DualSim for Russia and Ukraine, keeps you in touch with both Kiev and Kursk

www.engadget.com
LG's Optimus L3 was always designed with modest ambitions -- mostly of scooping up the starter smartphone crowd -- but a new variant for Russia and the Ukraine has our ears perked. The tiny L3 DualSim includes two SIM slots to let locals hop between two different phone numbers...
LG slips out Optimus L3 DualSim for Russia and Ukraine, keeps you in touch with both Kiev and Kursk

Apple Acquiring Italian Digital Audio Editing Software Firm Redmatica

www.macrumors.com
TechCrunch points to a post [Google translation] from Italian blog Fanpage noting that Apple has signaled its intent to purchase Redmatica, a small Italian software firm responsible for audio editing apps such as Keymap Pro and AutoSampler. Evidence of the acquisition has appeared in the weekly bulletin of AGCM, Italy's...
Apple Acquiring Italian Digital Audio Editing Software Firm Redmatica

Polish Government Funding 'Full Set Of Educational Materials' Available Under CC-BY

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One of the fields that is ripe for disruption by open digital technologies and business models based on abundance is education. That's already starting to happening with growing successes in the areas of open access and free textbooks. Now here's a major win for open educational resources in Poland (via...
Polish Government Funding 'Full Set Of Educational Materials' Available Under CC-BY

The Death of Social Proof

www.hunterwalk.com
Social proof is dying as a startup differentiation heuristic during fundraising. Why? A) Blame Angellist for an Advisor Bubble Every company I see has some roster of advisors and/or soft-circled seed investors already committed. It's gone from evidence of company traction to merely an execution step before hitting 'publish' on...
The Death of Social Proof

PRO: How social discovery is transforming entertainment

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Gone are the days of traditional content recommendations, which were previously the exclusive domain of professional media outlets. Now, with the growing abundance of social networks and recommendations tools available to anyone, recommendations come from Facebook, Twitter, friends, email newsletters and countless other methods. This report examines the new world...
PRO: How social discovery is transforming entertainment

Local news crisis: why newspapers remain so important to the public

www.guardian.co.uk
Today's extract from What do we mean by local?* is by Fran Collingham, assistant director with responsibility for the communications service at Coventry city council. She began her career as a journalist, working as a reporter and sub-editor on local weekly and daily newspapers in the Midlands, before switching to...
Local news crisis: why newspapers remain so important to the public
Liberate your tweets: Archiving without Twitter
Developers forced to find alternatives to UDID, and that’s a good thing
TC Mini Meetup Philly: The Recap

What are you paying for when you buy TV?

gigaom.com
When pay TV options came out in the 1980s the consumer was buying choice — more channels and more options for their prime time or daytime or anytime entertainment. But in today’s world, where the choices are infinite and spread between Facbeook, So You Think You Can Dance and Angry...
What are you paying for when you buy TV?

Disrupting the Disruptors: Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing Service Launches Nationally

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One of the points we often try to make at Techdirt is that the effects of disruptive technologies are going to be felt far beyond the entertainment and publishing industries—they are not limited to the online world. The internet creates abundance of information, but it also creates a push towards...
Disrupting the Disruptors: Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing Service Launches Nationally

Ted Talks: the buzz from Long Beach

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Are we headed for doomsday or utopia? Weigh in on the experts' chatter from the most anticipated geekfests of the yearA war of ideals has broken out at TED 2012. Peter Diamandis and Paul Gilding have given opposing (and sequential) talks on the state of the Earth's resources.Diamandis made a...
Ted Talks: the buzz from Long Beach

Scuttlebot Special Edition–Facebook I.P.O.

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With Facebook's initial public stock offering looming, the technology reporters and editors of The New York Times found an abundance of important and peculiar items about the company on the Web on Wednesday, including some early investors planning to sell larger stakes, the chances of meeting a new millionaire in...
Scuttlebot Special Edition–Facebook I.P.O.
When marketers create their own content, what can you charge them for?

Imaginary Tales in an Information Age

www.theatlantic.com
Will the abundance of information reshape fiction as it has academic scholarship?...
Imaginary Tales in an Information Age

GameFounders: An Accelerator For European Game Startups

techcrunch.com
There’s a new startup accelerator in town, and by town, I mean Estonia. The accelerator is called GameFounders, and it’s looking to accept up to 10 gaming startups in its inaugural class. GameFounders says it’s the first European accelerator to focus on game developers. It’s offering an investment of 15,000...
GameFounders: An Accelerator For European Game Startups

Scuttlebot Special Edition - Facebook I.P.O.

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With Facebook scheduled to begin trading on Friday, the technology reporters and editors of The New York Times found an abundance of important and peculiar items about the company on the Web on Thursday, including a few caveats for those preparing to buy, a plan by two senators to make...
Scuttlebot Special Edition - Facebook I.P.O.

China-bound Sony Xperia Neo L with ICS gets handled, holds nothing back

www.engadget.com
It was only a couple of months ago that we first crossed paths with Sony's Xperia Neo L, and now the Ice Cream Sandwich handset is back with a vengeance -- at least in terms of exposure. As you may know, details were revealed in abundance (read: 1GHz Snapdragon...
China-bound Sony Xperia Neo L with ICS gets handled, holds nothing back

Live Drawing SXSW: Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think

www.readwriteweb.com
In our last drawn session of the day, Dr. Peter Diamandis shares his vision of an abundant world. The gap between the haves and have nots is staggering, but Dr. Diamandis expects a world of automation, AI and other amazing technologies will create an environment that meets everyone's needs,...
Live Drawing SXSW: Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think

What's wrong with parents helping their children to self-publish books? | Dan Gillmor

www.guardian.co.uk
They know their children aren't writing great novels – but at least some parents are encouraging the creation generationYou can count on a kneejerk reaction against any praise of democratising technologies – typically from the people who have made their livings in the days before abundance replaced scarcity. So it...
What's wrong with parents helping their children to self-publish books? | Dan Gillmor

Scuttlebot Special Edition - Facebook I.P.O.

bits.blogs.nytimes.com
With Facebook trading for the first time, the technology reporters and editors of The New York Times found an abundance of items about the company on the Web on Friday, including photos of the company's hackathon, how its shares traded on a private exchange before it went public and celebratory...
Scuttlebot Special Edition - Facebook I.P.O.

Bamboo ADzero Phone Gives the Word Gorgeous a Whole New Meaning

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With the over abundance of Android smartphones in some variation of white, black or gray out there it may be hard for an Android manufacturer to distinguish their phones amongst the crowd. One might have to go to extraordinary heights in order to achieve uniqueness. Enter the ADzero concept...
Bamboo ADzero Phone Gives the Word Gorgeous a Whole New Meaning

Organize your Tweets with more then one Twitter Client

www.twitip.com
Is your Twitter Stream out of control? Is your Twitter Stream starting to get too crowded? Do you have 15 – 20 columns on your Twitter client to keep track of all your info? Twitter provide an abundance of quality information. You just have to start use your Twitter clients...
Organize your Tweets with more then one Twitter Client

Two interviews on the open web from SXSW

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You must have an HTML5-capable browser to watch this video. You may also download this video directly. Funny how timing works out, but two interviews that I gave in March at SXSW have just been released. The first — an interview with Abby Johnson for WebProNews — was recorded...
Two interviews on the open web from SXSW
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