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Nokia's unsafe cyclists promises 'things are about to change' in confusing new teaser (video)

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We know that Nokia's got something big planned for September 5th, and we're reasonably sure that it's going to be the company's new Windows Phone 8 flagship. To whet our appetites, it's released a 21-second teaser featuring a helmet-free cyclist smiling at the camera and not spending enough time...
Nokia's unsafe cyclists promises 'things are about to change' in confusing new teaser (video)

Maybe The PS4 Isn't So Bad After All

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Although I, like many of you, suffered through Sony’s interminable and boring press conference last night, I came away less concerned about the PlayStation’s future as a platform. What I saw, in short, was a company that has finally embraced the network to a degree that forces its competitors to...
Maybe The PS4 Isn't So Bad After All

Google teases pallet full of Chrome swag headed to I/O

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Google's whetting developer appetites for next week's I/O conference with nothing more than a stack of boxes. No really. [Read more]...
Google teases pallet full of Chrome swag headed to I/O

Sony pushes new video detailing DualShock 4 controller for PS4

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Sony is continuing to whet gamer appetites for the impending launch of its PlayStation 4. However, rather than tease the yet to be revealed console, the Japanese gaming giant has returned its attention to the only hardware reveal of its PlayStation Meeting 2013 pseudo-launch of the PlayStation 4. In the...
Sony pushes new video detailing DualShock 4 controller for PS4

ASUS PadFone gets benchmarked: a mere teaser of what's to come

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It was only last week that we learned of the varied battery life of ASUS' phone that would be a tablet that would be a laptop. Now, a further trickle of its performance might has passed our way, giving us insight into the real-world chops of its dual-core S4...
ASUS PadFone gets benchmarked: a mere teaser of what's to come

ARM's eight-core Mali GPUs promise 'dramatic' boost to mobile graphics

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The current flagship for ARM's mobile graphics technology is undoubtedly the Galaxy S III, which contains a quad-core Mali 400 GPU and delivers some wild benchmark scores. By the end of this year though, we should see a whole new generation of Malis -- not just a Mali 450...
ARM's eight-core Mali GPUs promise 'dramatic' boost to mobile graphics

Rulers of the Cloud: Will Cloud Computing Be the Second Coming of Cisco?

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Cisco is betting heavily on the network as the platform. We took a look at the role of the network in the emerging landscape of cloud computing as part one of analysis of "Will One Company be Dominant in Cloud Computing". We started with Cisco, since the cloud implies the...
Rulers of the Cloud: Will Cloud Computing Be the Second Coming of Cisco?

Beyond Facebook: The Rise Of Interest-Based Social Networks

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Editor’s Note: This guest post is written by Jay Jamison, a Partner at BlueRun Ventures, who focuses on early stage mobile, consumer and enterprise investments. He also serves on the boards of AppCentral, AppRedeem, Foodspotting, and Thumb. You can follow Jay on Twitter @jay_jamison or read his blog at www.jayjamison.com....
Beyond Facebook: The Rise Of Interest-Based Social Networks

This Startup CEO Turned Down 40 Job Offers

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If anyone has earned the right to be choosy about a new job, it's Dave DeWalt. Late last year, DeWalt signed on to be CEO of hot security startup FireEye, which just raised $50 million in a deal that valued the company at $1.25 billion. DeWalt is best known as...
This Startup CEO Turned Down 40 Job Offers

12 of the best news, media and movie apps of 2012

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If you have a penchant for keeping tabs on the news from your smartphone, or latest movie releases for that matter, 2012 saw a slew of handy apps that could help you in your endeavors. Indeed, The Next Web covered thousands of apps throughout this year, from nifty new browser...
12 of the best news, media and movie apps of 2012

Facebook’s new IPO range: $34 to $38 per share

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Facebook filed a new amendment to its paperwork for its initial public offering, raising the range of its share price to as much as $38 per share. The new minimum price is $34 per share. The company has bumped its share price up from its original $29-$34 range after shopping...
Facebook’s new IPO range: $34 to $38 per share

PlayStation 4 controller prototype with Move, a display, and a speaker leaks

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We are now less than one week away from Sony's February 20 announcement, in which Sony is expected to reveal the PlayStation 4 to the public. To whet our appetites until then, an image depicting what appears to be a PlayStation 4 controller prototype hooked into the PS4 dev kit...
PlayStation 4 controller prototype with Move, a display, and a speaker leaks
Uber starts testing its on-demand taxi service in Asia

ZTE marketing guy goes crazy with unknown WP8 handset and Gaussian blur

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Who needs a marketing department when you have a personal Sina Weibo account? So reasoned ZTE's marketing strategy manager, Dennis Lui, as he posted the above photo of three ZTE Windows Phones to the internet. The right-hand device is just a regular ZTE Tania and, although it looks like...
ZTE marketing guy goes crazy with unknown WP8 handset and Gaussian blur

Samsung teases Galaxy Note II, 'a small and light thing' (video)

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We're just over two weeks away from Samsung unpacking its latest phone, with the company already pointing to a Galaxy Note successor. Well, here's something to whet the appetites of anyone into big phones -- Samsung's new video teaser for its IFA show. Director Wim Wenders is involved in...
Samsung teases Galaxy Note II, 'a small and light thing' (video)

Microsoft's BUILD 2012 developer conference is now open for registrations

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Microsoft revealed full details of its annual BUILD developer conference a couple of weeks back, with the 2012 event running from October 30 – November 2 at its campus in Redmond, Washington. If you’re keen to attend and can stomach the $1595 fee (rising to $2095 if you’re not an...
Microsoft's BUILD 2012 developer conference is now open for registrations

Samsung announces new Series 7 15″ touchscreen laptop and 13″ ultrabook

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Samsung has been staggering its CES announcements to arrive early, and it has just announced two Windows 8-based additions to its Series 7 laptop lineup – the Chronos and the Ultra. The Chronos (pictured above) is a 15.6-inch laptop that comes standard with a multi-touch screen. It weighs 5.8 pounds...
Samsung announces new Series 7 15″ touchscreen laptop and 13″ ultrabook

HP Envy 15 review (early 2012)

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If there's one thing we took away from our jaunt at CES, it's this: consumers' appetites for mainstream laptops haven't waned all that much. Even in the Ultrabook category, Intel expects half of the models to go on sale this year will have 14- and 15-inch screens -- as...
HP Envy 15 review (early 2012)

Feeling tired? Mindbloom app helps increase your energy level with a smartphone

www.geekwire.com
Getting tired and feeling sleepy during the day is a common problem. Many of us resort to several cups of joe per day and some even try energy drinks, which are now reported as deadly. Mindbloom wants to help. The Seattle-based interactive media company today debuted its free new app...
Feeling tired? Mindbloom app helps increase your energy level with a smartphone

LG updates G2 Smart TVs with OnLive app

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LG has just updated the software of its connected G2 Google TV sets, with the most significant change being that the recently-sold OnLive cloud gaming service can now be accessed through the TV set. Of course, users will need to buy the gamepad separately in order to enjoy gaming, though...
LG updates G2 Smart TVs with OnLive app
Fab Blasts Through The Commerce-Media Divide With Five New Verticals

Facebook, You’ve Got a Friend: Matt Mullenweg Thinks You Own the Future of Advertising

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At PandoMonthly in New York tonight, WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg said the page-view mentality is “poisonous” and in-stream advertising is the future. Speaking to Sarah Lacy, Mullenweg confessed to using an ad blocker when browsing the Web. Publishers get angry at that technology because they think it erodes their money-making ability, he...
Facebook, You’ve Got a Friend: Matt Mullenweg Thinks You Own the Future of Advertising

Samsung Galaxy S4: Bigger Display and Bolder Software - But Is It Better Enough?

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Can our appetites for new and improved smartphones ever possibly be sated? Probably not. But Samsung hopes its newest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4, will do the trick (you know, at least, until the next Next Big Thing). The Galaxy S4 was officially unveiled tonight in New York City at...
Samsung Galaxy S4: Bigger Display and Bolder Software - But Is It Better Enough?

Beyond: Two Souls trailer debuts at Tribeca -- don't mess with Ellen Page

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For the first time ever, a video game took center-stage at a major U.S. film festival tonight. A new trailer for Quantic Dream’s Beyond: Two Souls, its follow-up to the cinematic Heavy Rain, premiered tonight at New York City’s Tribeca Film Festival. The trailer lays out the basic premise...
Beyond: Two Souls trailer debuts at Tribeca -- don't mess with Ellen Page

The Facebook IPO: billion-user ambition at a $1bn price | Michael Wolff

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Mark Zuckerberg's phenomenally successful enterprise – in effect, a wholly-owned internet – now faces hard business factsAll right, maybe the great recession and near financial apocalypse can compete for significance on a world-historical basis over the last few years with the rise of Facebook. But I'd still vote for Facebook...
The Facebook IPO: billion-user ambition at a $1bn price | Michael Wolff

Bret Easton Ellis contemplates American Psycho sequel

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US author delights Twitter followers with multi-tweet ideas session, finishing with tentative plans to start writingBret Easton Ellis appears to be pondering a sequel to his most famous novel, American Psycho, in which his antihero Patrick Bateman might stalk Gavin Rossdale, murder David Beckham and slit Chris Martin's throat.The novelist...
Bret Easton Ellis contemplates American Psycho sequel

Babies With Laser Eyes: Nadir Or Gutter Of Web Culture? [Rant]

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A new and totally inexplicable meme is sweeping the internet. Mutant infants with laser vision. Are these tots the harbingers of a new dark age, or a sign that culture is now 100% intellectually bankrupt? Let us contemplate. It's easy to understand the appeal of a baby with laser eyes...
Babies With Laser Eyes: Nadir Or Gutter Of Web Culture? [Rant]
Microsoft Satiates Developers' Ever-Loving Appetites For Lower Pricing With Per-Minute Billing On Windows Azure

Tap That Picture, Bro: Here's Another Pinterest for Dudes

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“Pinterest for X” clones? Plenty of those. “Pinterest for Dudes” clones? Plenty of those, too. Still, here come John and Leo Resig, who would like you and your bros to click on Tapiture. It’s a picture site with the same kind of pictures — oftentimes, the very same pictures —...
Tap That Picture, Bro: Here's Another Pinterest for Dudes

Microsoft's BUILD 2012 developer conference kicks off October 30, 1 week after Windows 8 goes on sale

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The full details of Microsoft’s BUILD developer conference have finally been announced for 2012. The annual event will run from October 30 – November 2 at Microsoft Campus in Redmond, Washington. And it’s no coincidence that the conference is taking place the week after Windows 8 goes on sale on...
Microsoft's BUILD 2012 developer conference kicks off October 30, 1 week after Windows 8 goes on sale
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