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Court Says That Copying Code Is Not Really Theft Under The Law

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We've been pointing out for a while that copyright is not property and that infringement is not theft. And yet... some people can't seem to let this go -- insisting that both claims are true. Of course, one retort from our side of the discussion is the simple fact that...
Court Says That Copying Code Is Not Really Theft Under The Law
Hands-on with the ZTE Era, Orbit and PF112

Which Party Has More Sex Scandals? - The Daily Beast

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Which Party Has More Sex Scandals? - The Daily Beast
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A New HTC Device Design May Challenge Apple's iPod touch

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HTC is a well-respected Android smartphone OEM whose Thunderbolt and Evo 3D designs ranked in the top 5 last Christmas. But in this new age of smartphones, a design could live or die in a single quarter. Being different counts and HTC thinks that catering to multimedia users of YouTube,...
A New HTC Device Design May Challenge Apple's iPod touch
Scientists poke frozen mammoth, liquid blood squirts out

PlayStation 4 vs. PC graphics: Can Sony even compete?

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Sony's PlayStation 4 launch last Wednesday was monumental, and not just because it may very well be the first console announcement in history where the company failed to actually show the console itself. While the rest of the world was bemoaning the mythical, missing hardware, Sony also announced some...
PlayStation 4 vs. PC graphics: Can Sony even compete?

Newsweek to End Print Edition

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Newsweek, the struggling newsweekly that was sold for $1 two years ago, will drop its print edition after an eight-decade run to become digital-only by the end of the year, the company said Thursday. Editor-in-Chief Tina Brown broke the news on Newsweek’s sister website, The Daily Beast. Newsweek’s Dec. 31...
Newsweek to End Print Edition

Mark Zuckerberg's Dog Gets Humped in Celebration of Its 1.5 Million Facebook Likes

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Aw! Sometime recently, Mark Zuckerberg’s smiley, overgrown Swiffer of a dog, Beast, hit 1.5 million fans on Facebook. To mark this momentous occasion, the crack team over at Next Media Animation made a video of how Beast became the social media monster that he is today. Declaring him the richest...
Mark Zuckerberg's Dog Gets Humped in Celebration of Its 1.5 Million Facebook Likes

The Media Whisperer: Code and Theory's Brandon Ralph is the Digital Designer Du Jour

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“God, have you ever walked into a meeting and thought, This is not going to go well?” Code and Theory founder and creative director Brandon Ralph moaned. “That’s what it was like when we went to pitch to The Daily Beast.” Sitting with him in his 5th floor SoHo offices,...
The Media Whisperer: Code and Theory's Brandon Ralph is the Digital Designer Du Jour
Best Buy's Amazon price match is a $400M all-in bet it can't win

Step in the time machine as the Ars OpenForum talks retro gaming

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Remember Altered Beast? One advantage of playing video games in 2012 is that users can take their pick across genre, platform (hear our recent podcast on PCs versus consoles), solo games, MMOs, and more. With many decades of games behind them, players can now also select games based on era....
Step in the time machine as the Ars OpenForum talks retro gaming

3D book scanner blows through tomes at 250 pages per minute

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Dai Nippon Printing probably isn't a company you're terribly familiar with, but you might feel inclined to keep closer tabs on the Japanese outfit. With help from the University of Tokyo, Dai Nippon has created a book scanner that can plow through texts at up to 250 pages a...
3D book scanner blows through tomes at 250 pages per minute

Live @ SMX West: Must-Have Local Search Tactics

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Do you run a small business? Or do you provide search marketing services for companies who serve predominantly local customers? Then you know so-called “local search” is a unique beast in its own right, requiring different approaches for organic optimization, paid search and social... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
Live @ SMX West: Must-Have Local Search Tactics
If This Leak Is Correct, The Next Xbox Is Going To Be A Powerful Beast (MSFT)

A Grand Finale: Time-Lapse Video of Endeavour's Last Mission

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Part of what was so fascinating about the photographs of Endeavour's final journey last week was the incongruency of this mighty beast of a spaceship traveling along Los Angeles's humble streets, over bridges, through residential neighborhoods, and past everyday strip malls. But through the magic of timelapse, filmmaker Matthew...
A Grand Finale: Time-Lapse Video of Endeavour's Last Mission

Insert Coin: Aqua Tek S wants to be your desert island iPhone case

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In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line. Have any immediate plans to go to war, escape nuclear fallout...
Insert Coin: Aqua Tek S wants to be your desert island iPhone case

LG announces Optimus LTE2, coming to Korea mid-May with True HD IPS and 2GB RAM

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Unlike today's other phone announcement, we can't say we were expecting to see LG come out with something of its own -- and it's a bit of a doozy, at that. Samsung's Korean rival decided not to let the Galaxy S III have the full spotlight for long, officially...
LG announces Optimus LTE2, coming to Korea mid-May with True HD IPS and 2GB RAM

Microsoft and NBC to part ways; MSNBC to lose the 'MS'

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MSNBC.com will be no more after NBC buys back Microsoft's shares and rebrands the site to NBCNews.com, The Daily Beast reports. [Read more]...
Microsoft and NBC to part ways; MSNBC to lose the 'MS'

Is 'Pirate DRM' Really the Best Response to Bulk DMCA Takedowns?

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The file-sharing world is a multi-headed beast but not just in the traditional ‘hydra’ sense. The most visible elements are the public torrent sites like The Pirate Bay, KickassTorrents and any of the others from the current Top 10. Generally (censorship efforts aside) these sites can be accessed by just...
Is 'Pirate DRM' Really the Best Response to Bulk DMCA Takedowns?
Apple fans are already camping out for the iPhone 5 (but it's not just for an iPhone)

VIDEO: Mark Zuckerberg's White Fluffy Puppy, Beast, Pokes At A Mysterious Toy

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Mark Zuckerberg just joined Viddy, a mobile app that's been dubbed the Instagram of video. He hasn't joined its competitor, SocialCam, though. The first and only video posted is of Zuckerberg's puffy white Puli, Beast, poking at a mysterious toy (or bone?) It already has 249 comments and 2,046 hearts....
VIDEO: Mark Zuckerberg's White Fluffy Puppy, Beast, Pokes At A Mysterious Toy

Motorola GLEAM+ shimmies on to shelves, into European pockets

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There are many typographical accoutrements manufacturers can hang on existing product names to let you know that this one's different, better. Motorola's plumped for the humble "+" to let us know this isn't just any Gleam, it's a new, improved beast. So what's changed since last time? Well, it's dropped...
Motorola GLEAM+ shimmies on to shelves, into European pockets
Leaked: If This New BlackBerry Is Real, It's Going To Be A Beast (RIMM)

AlphaDog robo pack-mule begins outdoor trials, noisily hikes into your nightmares

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Boston Dynamics' LS3, better known 'round these parts as AlphaDog, has already wowed us with a display of its stability, power and mobility. Thing is, that little clip we caught back in October took place entirely within the safe and purposefully laid out confines of a laboratory. So, the question...
AlphaDog robo pack-mule begins outdoor trials, noisily hikes into your nightmares

Tumblr’s editorial hires lead to “Storyboard,” a hub to feature creative users

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Back in early February, word got out that Tumblr had hired an editorial team to surface noteworthy content from the network. Now, Tumblr has announced the results of this initiative, which takes the form of Storyboard, a hub for in-depth conversations with Tumblr’s creative community. We had known that Tumblr’s editorial team...
Tumblr’s editorial hires lead to “Storyboard,” a hub to feature creative users

Promoting Companies On Social Media Could Ruin Your Friendships

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Getting paid to Tweet or post on Facebook sounds like an incredibly easy side hustle. But whether it's worth the cost of our friendships is a lesson consumers might learn have to the hard way.  We first spotted the trend on fashion apps/sites like Fancy and Pose, as well as...
Promoting Companies On Social Media Could Ruin Your Friendships

Asus VivoBook x202 review: a netbook with a touchscreen

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Asus' VivoBook x202E-DH31T is a curious beast. It's a small, cheap-ish touchscreen notebook with an Intel Core i3 processor. This 11.6-inch laptop's performance scores are somewhere in between regular all-purpose laptops and wannabe tablets--in other words, it's a netbook with a touchscreen. The VivoBook x202E-DH31T, which costs $500, sports...
Asus VivoBook x202 review: a netbook with a touchscreen

When advertising becomes content, who wins -- advertisers or publishers, or both?

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Andrew Sullivan, the former Daily Beast writer who recently launched his own standalone publishing venture, has made it pretty clear that he doesn’t like advertising, which is why his site is supported entirely by reader subscriptions. And he also made it clear in a recent series of posts that he...
When advertising becomes content, who wins -- advertisers or publishers, or both?
For today's IT professional, the iPad is an addition, not a replacement
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?