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Patent Office Hires Economist To Add Some Actual Evidence To Patent Policy

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One of our biggest complaints about the way intellectual property policy is handled around the world is how little of it is evidence-based. It almost appears entirely based on the idea that patents and copyrights must be "good" and thus "more" must be "better." Yet there is, at this point,...
Patent Office Hires Economist To Add Some Actual Evidence To Patent Policy

If You Pre-Ordered Google Glass, Here's What To Expect Once Your Number Is Called

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If you were one of the people who signed up last year at Google’s I/O conference to be a part of the “Glass Explorer” program, you might be getting your instructions on how to actually…purchase the thing and get it into your geeky little hands. In case you weren’t sure,...
If You Pre-Ordered Google Glass, Here's What To Expect Once Your Number Is Called

Conde Nast Creative Director Scott Dadich Named Wired Editor in Chief

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Well that was fast. Not more than two weeks after Chris Anderson announced he was leaving tech publication Wired after an eleven-year tenure as editor-in-chief, Conde Nast has named a successor. Conde Nast creative director Scott Dadich will assume the position, returning to the tech publication at which he formerly...
Conde Nast Creative Director Scott Dadich Named Wired Editor in Chief

Meetupcall Launches As A Painless Way To Host A Conference Call

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I consider myself a member of the ‘Skype-generation’: I’ve never had to organise a traditional conference call in my life, although like other TechCrunch writers, I’ve had to join a few. Hosting one is a pain, apparently, as you have to juggle things like participant and leader PINs, country-specific dial-in numbers,...
Meetupcall Launches As A Painless Way To Host A Conference Call

REPORT: Best Buy Is Laying Off 2,400 Employees (BBY)

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UPDATE: CNBC is reporting that Best Buy is laying off 2,400 total employees, including the 600+ Geek Squad workers. Original: Best Buy is laying off around 650 members of its Geek Squad, reports KARE 11. The Geek Squad positions that work on appliances and televisions in customers' homes are the ones being...
REPORT: Best Buy Is Laying Off 2,400 Employees (BBY)
Google to shut down Google Sync ActiveSync support for new consumer devices, Calendar features, and more

Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week (AAPL)

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This week a lot of popular iPhone and iPad apps got huge, long-awaited updates.  We also saw the release of the excellent LinkedIn iPad app. Keep reading to see those and our other picks for the best iPhone and iPad apps of the week.LinkedIn finally has an iPad app LinkedIn...
Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week (AAPL)
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Does the iPad Need Login Profiles?

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One of the debates about the soon to ship Apple iPad is how it will be used differently from the iPhone. While the device looks and functions very much like an iPhone, the larger screen will allow it to be used more like a computer. In a recent post on...
Does the iPad Need Login Profiles?

Samuel L. Jackson, Zooey Deschanel promote Apple’s iPhone 4S

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Apple has never been big on adding star power to its ad campaigns, but a new series of spots has put its iPhone 4S in conversations with actor Samuel L. Jackson and “New Girl” star Zooey Deschanel. The spots are a departure for Apple, which tends to concentrate on how...
Samuel L. Jackson, Zooey Deschanel promote Apple’s iPhone 4S

Liquipel launches retail store in Hong Kong, spreads the hydrophobia for gadgets

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Over the years we've come across many hydrophobic coating technologies aimed at electronics, but sadly, none of those were made directly available to consumers. The closest one was Nokia's nanocoating demonstration we saw last October, though the company recently said to us that it's still "currently a research project,"...
Liquipel launches retail store in Hong Kong, spreads the hydrophobia for gadgets

Feature Friday: What's The Atomic Unit Of Your Product/Service?

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This isn't exactly about a feature. Features are the verbs of a web/mobile product. Objects are the nouns. And one thing I always like to think about is what is the most fundamental object of all in your service. I like to call this the "atomic unit." Here are some...
Feature Friday: What's The Atomic Unit Of Your Product/Service?

Dell Buys AppAssure for Software Backup

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Dell said Friday it has purchased backup software vendor AppAssure, in the first of an expected run of acquisitions following Dell's appointment of former CA CEO......
Dell Buys AppAssure for Software Backup

Google Apps highlights — 3/26/2010

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This is part of a regular series of Google Apps updates that we post every couple of weeks. Look for the label "Google Apps highlights" and subscribe to the series. - Ed.We've been busy over the last couple weeks launching updates to make Google Apps more useful, whether you use...
Google Apps highlights — 3/26/2010
Booking a doctor online is getting competitive, as medical startup Practice Fusion eyes ZocDoc's territory

Lawdingo Makes It Easy To Find And Instantly Consult A Lawyer Online

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Companies like LegalZoom try to replace the basic services offered by attorneys, but sometimes you still need to talk to a real, live lawyer. So a startup called Lawdingo makes it easier to find one. When you visit the Lawdingo site, you search the site based on your legal situation...
Lawdingo Makes It Easy To Find And Instantly Consult A Lawyer Online
Borderlands 2 ups the challenge, tweaks the interface, doesn't fix what wasn't broken

BBC radio presenter Richard Bacon calls in police over online abuse by obsessed Simon Mayo fan

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BBC presenter Richard Bacon has spoken out against "obsessive and weird" internet critics, after his family were abused by a listener who objected to his appointment as a replacement for Simon Mayo on BBC Radio Five Live....
BBC radio presenter Richard Bacon calls in police over online abuse by obsessed Simon Mayo fan

Will Marissa Mayer Bring New Life to Yahoo as CEO?

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Yahoo's appointment of longtime Google executive Marissa Mayer as its new CEO is a bet on a strong, competent leader, though one without experience in the......
Will Marissa Mayer Bring New Life to Yahoo as CEO?
Google's Marissa Mayer to become new Yahoo CEO

The Steve Jobs 'Reality Distortion Field' Even Makes It Into His FBI File

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The late Apple leader's 1991 FBI file is now part of the public record. When Steve Jobs was up for an appointment to the President's Export Council in 1991, the Federal Bureau of Investigation did what it does for all such appointments and went looking for dirt. They want to...
The Steve Jobs 'Reality Distortion Field' Even Makes It Into His FBI File

Apple takes its Genius Bar online to help you set up your iPhone and iPad, in the UK for now at least

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The Apple Genius Bar has proven to be a pretty popular service for those not quite sure what they’re looking for. Don’t know whether you need a MacBook Pro, Air or even an iPad? Make an appointment with an expert at one of Apple’s in-store Genius Bars. Indeed, just last...
Apple takes its Genius Bar online to help you set up your iPhone and iPad, in the UK for now at least

Dell buys AppAssure for software backup

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Dell said Friday it has purchased backup software vendor AppAssure, in the first of an expected run of acquisitions following Dell's appointment of former CA CEO John Swainson as head of a new software division....
Dell buys AppAssure for software backup

About.com's New CEO On How To Stay Relevant

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[tc_5min code="517767512"] Even with 84 million uniques each month, About.com tends to fly under the radar. But there is change afoot since IAC bought out About.com from the New York Times last year, most notably the appointment of Neil Vogel as CEO. We brought in Vogel, as well as Chief...
About.com's New CEO On How To Stay Relevant

Sonos Poaches RIM’s Head of Global Sales

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Patrick Spence, who left struggling BlackBerry maker Research In Motion earlier this week, had a very good reason for doing so: a new gig at Sonos, maker of the well-known wireless multi-room music system for the home. Sources close to both companies confirmed to AllThingsD that Spence, a 14-year RIM...
Sonos Poaches RIM’s Head of Global Sales

MIT's Droplet and StackAR tools use light to program a timer or Arduino

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MIT's Media Lab is working on a system of information-sharing that can use light-based communication to remind you of an appointment or program an Arduino. The coin-sized Droplet is an ambient display that flashes green or red to indicate a certain status — in this case, the progression of...
MIT's Droplet and StackAR tools use light to program a timer or Arduino

New Yahoo CEO Mayer is pregnant

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Marissa Mayer, the Google (GOOG) executive who today was named Yahoo's (YHOO) new chief executive, is pregnant. Mayer told Fortune exclusively that her first child is due October 7. It's a boy! "He's super-active," Mayer told me in a phone call tonight, three hours after Yahoo announced her appointment. "He...
New Yahoo CEO Mayer is pregnant

Intel may look to outrun foundry competitors with new CEO Krzanich

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Intel hasn't signaled a change in strategy with the appointment of Brian Krzanich to CEO, but it is likely that the company will take steps to outrun its foundry competition by opening its industry-leading manufacturing facilities to more third parties....
Intel may look to outrun foundry competitors with new CEO Krzanich

ZocDoc launches check-in service to reduce time spent filling out mundane medical forms

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ZocDoc, a free service that allows patients to find and book doctor appointments online in the United States, has unveiled a new product today to help people fill out medical forms quicker and more easily. ZocDoc Check-In works in parallel with the company’s existing service, by allowing patients to fill...
ZocDoc launches check-in service to reduce time spent filling out mundane medical forms

Google Now comes to iPhone, iPad with fewer features than Android

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Google Now is officially invading Siri’s home turf. Google announced today that an updated version of its iOS search app brings Google Now to the iPhone and iPad. Just like on Android, it’s focused entirely on bubbling up...
Google Now comes to iPhone, iPad with fewer features than Android
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?