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Hoboken Tech Meetup Is Now New Jersey Tech Meetup, Boasts 1,500 Members

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(Danny Chong) The New Jersey Tech Meetup (formerly the Hoboken Tech Meetup) had been a sleeper success; a smaller venue where new startups could demo before their big Skirball debut at the much larger New York Tech Meetup. But the meetup, run by DFJ Gotham entrepreneur in residence Aaron Price, has been growing...
Hoboken Tech Meetup Is Now New Jersey Tech Meetup, Boasts 1,500 Members

Obama post-State of Union Google+ hangout tonight

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Tonight the President of the United States will rely on the power of Google+ Hangouts to address the people of the internet. This address has previously been billed as a post-State of the Union talk, but now appears to be more of a question and answer session in which questions...
Obama post-State of Union Google+ hangout tonight

Microsoft hints at future battery pack for Surface Pro

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In a question-and-answer session on Reddit Wednesday, Microsoft's Surface Pro team ignored most questions about the tablet's battery life, but hinted that the company might sell an add-on battery pack in the future....
Microsoft hints at future battery pack for Surface Pro

Google's Project Glass available to developers

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Programmers attending Google I/O conference offered prototype of wearable computer for $1,500Google will be selling the prototype version of its wearable computer glasses to US programmers attending its three-day Google I/O conference this week.Developers willing to pay $1,500 (£961) for a pair of the glasses will receive them early next...
Google's Project Glass available to developers

Fenway Park Goes High-Tech at 100

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A question-and-answer session with Steve Conley, IT director for the Boston Red Sox, about the ballpark's use of Metro Ethernet, Wi-Fi, and more....
Fenway Park Goes High-Tech at 100
Live blog: Apple's Q2 2013 earnings call

Reddit, freedom of speech and the dark side of community

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Unless you spend a lot of time on Reddit, the discussion-forum community that more or less took over after Digg sank beneath the waves, you may have missed the latest storm of controversy over content posted on the site’s various “sub-Reddits” or topic pages. Although Reddit has played host to...
Reddit, freedom of speech and the dark side of community

HP: we need to be more 'disruptive' like Apple

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HP's 2012 shareholder meeting on Wednesday saw Apple become a centerpiece of its conversation. During the question and answer session, most questions centered around why HP was not more like its fellow Southern Bay Area counterpart, which had a tenfold larger market worth even though it spent less on research...
HP: we need to be more 'disruptive' like Apple
Linus Torvalds says "f--k you" to NVIDIA

NASCAR racing team turns to Google+ Hangout to prep fans for Daytona 500

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We’ve seen quite a few genius uses of the Google+ Hangout feature, including a question and answer session with President Barack Obama and 24-hour concerts from musician Daria Musk. For those who are doubting Google’s social features, the Hangout feature is getting traction from some interesting figures and brands and...
NASCAR racing team turns to Google+ Hangout to prep fans for Daytona 500
As expected, Otterbox acquires fellow case maker LifeProof

Want to get through to a human quicker on Apple's support line? Drop an F-bomb

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Automated telephone systems – don’t you just love them? Like many other major technology companies, Apple employs an automated system to ask questions, identify issues and put callers through to the right person – who might be able to help. Often, it can feel like you are taking part in...
Want to get through to a human quicker on Apple's support line? Drop an F-bomb

President Obama hits Reddit on 'Ask Me Anything'

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President Obama participated in a surprise open question-and-answer session this afternoon on the Web community Reddit, as the subject of one of the site's regular "Ask Me Anything" threads. Reddit's site experienced some outages immediately following the announcement, due to increased traffic. Users reported they were having trouble logging...
President Obama hits Reddit on 'Ask Me Anything'

Woody Harrelson and the No-Good, Very Bad Reddit AMA

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Yesterday we suggested fun questions to ask Woody Harrelson during his AMA (Ask Me Anything) session on link aggregation juggernaut Reddit, but as it turned out, our suggestions were probably mooted by Mr. Harrelson, who clearly did not understand what he was getting into. Mr. Harrelson appeared to treat the...
Woody Harrelson and the No-Good, Very Bad Reddit AMA

3 Of HP's Board Members Barely Kept Their Jobs -- And Changes Are Coming Soon (HPQ)

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At its annual shareholder meeting Wednesday, HP barely quashed an investor revolt that threatened to oust some of its board members. All 11 board members were voted back in. But it was close for a few of them: McKesson CEO John Hammergren got 54 percent of shareholders' votes. Former Wachovia CEO...
3 Of HP's Board Members Barely Kept Their Jobs -- And Changes Are Coming Soon (HPQ)
Apple's Shareholder Meeting Likely a Snoozer

Terrorists on Twitter: Al Qaeda tweets to 'serve our goals and clarify equity of our cause'

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Social media fundamentally changed the web of human interaction. Just as we can use it to share our thoughts and connect to an audience, so too, can terrorists. Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), a North African affiliate opened up to the media earlier this month by holding a...
Terrorists on Twitter: Al Qaeda tweets to 'serve our goals and clarify equity of our cause'

Google defends listing extremist websites in its search results

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Eric Schmidt tells Hay festival that legal information 'even if it's despicable, will be indexed', and may help track terroristsGoogle's indexing of extremist websites helps police track their activity and will continue, the company's chief told an audience at the Hay festival.Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, was asked to...
Google defends listing extremist websites in its search results

Obama drops by Reddit, tells users to upvote him at the polls and that their AMA questions were "not bad"

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Today, on election day, the President – or one of his staff – posted a short note to Reddit, asking for the votes of the users, and pointing them to resources to help them find their polling place. He also managed to drop reference to his own meme, and use...
Obama drops by Reddit, tells users to upvote him at the polls and that their AMA questions were "not bad"

Steve Jobs Envisioned the iPad in 1983

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Visionary is one of the most frequently used words to describe Steve Jobs. Nearly a year after he passed away, historians are still digging up treasures from his life that confirm that assessment. The Next Web writes of a speech Jobs gave in 1983 at the Center for Design innovation....
Steve Jobs Envisioned the iPad in 1983
Eric Schmidt calls Apple a 'tremendous technology innovator,' but still wants you to buy a Nexus 10

eBay's post-turnaround message: Come on back

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The retooled e-commerce giant wants users to take a second look. By Kevin Kelleher, contributor FORTUNE -- Analyst day is one of the less exciting rituals in Silicon Valley. It usually involves updating a Powerpoint made for a recent investment conference, appending a question-and-answer session, and waving goodbye to investors...
eBay's post-turnaround message: Come on back

RIM CEO: "We're Not Sleeping Much"

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RIM Chief Executive Thorsten Heins says the BlackBerry maker is gearing up for a big launch for the first BlackBerry 10 devices in the first quarter of next year. “I think we have a clear shot at being the No. 3 mobile ecosystem in the world,” Heins said. “We’re working...
RIM CEO: "We're Not Sleeping Much"

Chuck Hagel rebuked by Chinese general over US buildup in Asia

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Confrontation over increased US presence in region comes days ahead of Obama's meeting with Chinese premier in CaliforniaUS defence secretary Chuck Hagel was challenged by a Chinese general Saturday to better explain the US military's Asia pivot, just moments after the Pentagon chief warned Beijing over cyberwarfare.In a speech at...
Chuck Hagel rebuked by Chinese general over US buildup in Asia

What is Reddit? And why does Obama care?

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The hugely influential link-sharing website has become the 'front page of the internet'"Internet freedom is something I know you all care passionately about; I do too," wrote President Obama on Wednesday night during an impromptu question and answer session on popular link-sharing website Reddit. "We will fight hard to make...
What is Reddit? And why does Obama care?

JRPG legend Hironobu Sakaguchi – interview

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The man who defined the Japanese RPG genre describes his latest mould-breaking opus, The Last StoryIn the earliest days of games development, there was a Gold Rush vibe – pretty much every game invented a new genre. Then games developed and matured, settling into a fixed set of genres.In their...
JRPG legend Hironobu Sakaguchi – interview

Microsoft explains Xbox One's internet connection requirements, confirms support for game reselling

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Today Microsoft unleashed a wave of news relating to its coming Xbox One console, from its name to a slew of hardware specs and coming gaming titles. However, the hour-long event was more taste than meal, with many questions left unanswered. Microsoft, likely realizing that it had left more than a few...
Microsoft explains Xbox One's internet connection requirements, confirms support for game reselling

Google's Larry Page not worried about Facebook's Graph Search, says he's "confident of our core business"

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Google CEO Larry Page spoke about Facebook’s Graph Search during a conference call with investors where he discussed the company’s Q4 2012 performance. During the question and answer session, someone asked Page about his thoughts about Graph Search. While he didn’t directly address Facebook’s newest feature, Page did share his...
Google's Larry Page not worried about Facebook's Graph Search, says he's "confident of our core business"
President Obama to hold Twitter town hall at 2pm ET today

President Barack Obama joins Spotify, shares his 2012 campaign playlist

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Current President of the United States, Barack Obama, is by far the most tech savvy president we’ve had in the history of the country. He and his campaign are extremely active on Twitter, and recently held a question and answer session on Google Hangouts. The President enjoys music as well,...
President Barack Obama joins Spotify, shares his 2012 campaign playlist
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