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How Innovation Happens (And Why It Doesn't, When It Doesn't)

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Image copyright iQonceptThere are two things that a company should do well: Create products that deliver significant new value to customers, and get those products to the market quickly and conveniently. The former draws on a company’s capacity for innovation, vision, creativity and design. The latter relies on its operational...
How Innovation Happens (And Why It Doesn't, When It Doesn't)

Mark, be honest. Just explain your views on the future of privacy.

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Facebook’s critical issue — and Achilles heel — has come to the fore again. After the company unveiled a program that automatically shared data with special partners and changed the way it tracks people’s interests last month, bloggers and users are up in arms over privacy. No, there are no...
Mark, be honest. Just explain your views on the future of privacy.

Tumblr Raises $5 Million Third Round, With Marketplace Modeled On App Store

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When microblogging site Tumblr raised $4.5 million in funding a year-and-a-half ago, it said it was preparing some paid services. Now that the service has secured a $5 million third round from previous backers Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures, MediaMemo reports, the company will now roll out some...
Tumblr Raises $5 Million Third Round, With Marketplace Modeled On App Store

Today in Tech: Meet the kid who squated at AOL for two months

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AOL’s woes in numbers; Tim Cook goes to Washington; and, the not-so-ignominious end of HP’s WebOS. Meet the tireless entrepreneur who squatted at AOL [CNET] Unlike most people working at AOL’s Palo Alto, Calif., campus who were surely still hours from showing up at the sprawling complex, [Eric] Simons was...
Today in Tech: Meet the kid who squated at AOL for two months
John McAfee dishes on his escape from Belize, past drug use, in new Q&A

500 Startups-Backed Bombfell Helps Nerds Get Stylish, For Just $69 A Month

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If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, you know how horrendously unfashionable the folks in the startup scene are these days. Offices and coworking spaces from Sunnyvale all the way up to the city are filled to the brim with dudes in jeans, t-shirts, hoodies, and sandals, all...
500 Startups-Backed Bombfell Helps Nerds Get Stylish, For Just $69 A Month

E3 2013: PS4 games hands-on

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We test Killzone: Shadow Fall, Driveclub, Knack and InFamous: Second Son - and explore the Dual Shock 4 controllerSlick presentations are all very well, but can hide a multitude of sins - there's no substitute for getting your hands on a game in order to gauge its merits. Currently, exact...
E3 2013: PS4 games hands-on

Susan Greenfield and the rise of the Facebook zombies | Pete Etchells and Chris Chambers

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Which is more dangerous, technology changing our brains or scientists mutating into priests?It sounds terrifying. Baroness Susan Greenfield has proclaimed that "Facebook Home could change our brains". Cue visions from Stephen King's horror novel Cell, in which anyone using a phone instantaneously morphs into a ravenous zombie.For now the streets...
Susan Greenfield and the rise of the Facebook zombies | Pete Etchells and Chris Chambers

Apple Lifts Ban on BitTorrent Apps, Or So It Seems

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Over the past years dozens of apps have been rejected from the App Store because they mention the word BitTorrent. Apple defended this policy and told developers that their apps were not allowed “because this category of applications is often used for the purpose of infringing third-party rights.” This BitTorrent...
Apple Lifts Ban on BitTorrent Apps, Or So It Seems

Struggling PC makers and Windows 8 push PC market into free fall

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A "perfect storm" of struggling PC companies, aversion to Windows 8 and wider mobile-device adoption plunged the already struggling PC market into a free fall during the first quarter this year, IDC said.Worldwide PC shipments in the first quarter totaled 76.3 million units, down 13.9 percent compared to the...
Struggling PC makers and Windows 8 push PC market into free fall

Inequality Aversion

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Inequality Aversion
With Miiverse Apps, Nintendo Will Finally Venture Onto Smartphones
Self-Hosted File Sync Solution ownCloud Goes Commercial

Insanely Simple by Ken Segall – review

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The secret of Steve Jobs's success – revealed by the man who put the "i" into Apple's productsEulogised as the greatest chief executive ever, Steve Jobs made Apple the world's most valuable company before he died last October. It was all down to his obsession with simplicity, writes Ken Segall,...
Insanely Simple by Ken Segall – review
Drawing The Line Between Clever And Creepy With Customer Data

B&N makes the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight's $20 price drop official

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The Nook's $20 price drop is more than the whim of a few major retailers -- it's Barnes & Noble's new MSRP. Following Walmart and Target's recent discounts, the company's own website is now listing the glowing e-reader at its new $119 price. The reduction is almost assuredly in...
B&N makes the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight's $20 price drop official

WATCH: Michelle Obama Pushes Jay Leno To Eat Healthy Foods

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BURBANK, Calif. -- Jay ate the veggies.First lady Michelle Obama cajoled Jay Leno into nibbling on apples, sweet potato fries and a pizza made with eggplant, green peppers and zucchini on the "Tonight Show," breaking his long-held aversion for all-things-healthy in his diet.Leno once told a magazine he hadn't eaten...
WATCH: Michelle Obama Pushes Jay Leno To Eat Healthy Foods

An Aversion To Scientific Facts? Is the Washington Post involved in the 9/11 Cover-up? « Grand Chessboard

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An Aversion To Scientific Facts? Is the Washington Post involved in the 9/11 Cover-up? « Grand Chessboard

Hardwired humans: Why our aversion to technological advances is about to change

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“Thomas Edison turned down the radio because it had no commercial value; Western Union turned down the telephone because management thought ‘it will never be more than a toy’; Thomas J. Watson Sr., founder and head of IBM, turned down the computer; and Kodak turned down the Xerox copier.” -...
Hardwired humans: Why our aversion to technological advances is about to change

Pinterest Clone Pinspire ‘Tampering’ With Users And Pimped By Spammers

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Employees of interest clone Pinspire are alledgedly altering the personal accounts of users by deleting, hiding and removing pins, ‘likes’, comments, re-pins and also ‘pinpoints’, the system on which they base giveaways and contests. In addition TechCrunch has found evidence of people with Pinspire email addresses astro-turfing blogs asking for...
Pinterest Clone Pinspire ‘Tampering’ With Users And Pimped By Spammers

Richard Clarke Says Public Aversion to Regulation Prevents Govt. from Defending Cyberspace

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Richard Clarke Says Public Aversion to Regulation Prevents Govt. from Defending Cyberspace

VMware realizes it doesn't rule the cloud, boosts support for Amazon

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VMware's latest virtualization management software supports the deployment of applications and virtual machines to Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud. That doesn't sound like a big deal—numerous vendors do the same, including Amazon itself—but for VMware, it represents a recognition that it can't control every aspect of its customers' data centers. VMware has...
VMware realizes it doesn't rule the cloud, boosts support for Amazon

Watch Rachel Sterne on ‘Morning Joe’ as Joe Scarborough Tries to Explain Foursquare to His Cohost

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via Morning Joe New York City's chief digital officer Rachel Sterne has already graced the pages of Vogue magazine. But this morning, fresh off of waving the Made in NYC™ pom-poms at SXSW, she stopped by MSNBC's "Morning Joe" to announce NYCgov's new Facebook photo contest to get your pic...
Watch Rachel Sterne on ‘Morning Joe’ as Joe Scarborough Tries to Explain Foursquare to His Cohost

Tech Loves Obama, and Obama Loves Tech: The Campaign Roundtables

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Barack Obama is not known for being a schmoozer. In fact, he seems to have an aversion to kissing up to donors. But over the course of last year’s U.S. presidential campaign, he repeatedly made time for an unusual set of open-ended conversations with the technology industry. At fundraisers with...
Tech Loves Obama, and Obama Loves Tech: The Campaign Roundtables

Somebody Accidentally Turned iTunes Russia Into a Porn Bazar

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@dzarlax One way to get attention for your product launch: Free porn. Except, it’s probably not what Apple had in mind when it launched iTunes in Russia and 55 other countries yesterday, only to see the section for TV shows and movies bombarded with ads for porn sites and escort...
Somebody Accidentally Turned iTunes Russia Into a Porn Bazar

shortformblog: Michael Bloomberg's next potential regulatory...

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shortformblog: Michael Bloomberg's next potential regulatory victim? Foam-based packaging, such as trays, cups and bowls. The Soup Nazi would not approve, though the environment might dig the NYC mayor's move. (photo by Philip Scott Andrews/The New York Times) Point 1: What we know as "Styrofoam" is usually not actually Styrofoam, but...
shortformblog: Michael Bloomberg's next potential regulatory...

Download TNW Magazine v0.6: The Future of Communication

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Today we proudly present the 6th issue of TNW Magazine for the iPad. This month’s theme is ‘The Future of Communication’ and we have opinions and background from a great selection of communication experts. Of course we also have book reviews, app reviews, movie trailers and music you can listen...
Download TNW Magazine v0.6: The Future of Communication
Startup Delusion and Embracing the Schlep
Rovio returns with Bad Piggies

ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 now all available to AirPlay in WatchESPN iOS app

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ESPN has released an update to its WatchESPN app for iOS that adds AirPlay support for all of its channels including ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3. Previously, only ESPN3 was offered and it couldn’t play video in the background. The addition of all of the marquee channels in the AirPlay...
ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 now all available to AirPlay in WatchESPN iOS app
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