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Happy Birthday, Apple II

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The Apple II personal computer is 35 years old today, a bit of news that I’m sure is either making you feel wildly old or gives you an odd rush of steampunk retro-nostalgia. The computer, launched on April 16 and 17th at the 1977 West Coast Computer Faire, went on...
Happy Birthday, Apple II

White House gets behind online 'bill of rights,' companies to adopt 'do not track'

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President Obama is throwing his weight behind a consumer bill of rights that includes protections against online companies in particular, and aims to safeguard customer privacy. While the plan doesn't come prepackaged with a new set of laws for companies to abide by, the Commerce Department is working to...
White House gets behind online 'bill of rights,' companies to adopt 'do not track'
Curiosity successfully drills Martian surface in search for evidence of water

4 Keys To Succes For RIM's BlackBerry 10

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If Research In Motion is going to set the world on fire, the match needs to be lit on Wednesday. BlackBerry 10, RIM's much-anticipated next-generation mobile operating system, is set to be unveiled at several launch events around the world on January 30, 2013, including the featured keynote at Pier...
4 Keys To Succes For RIM's BlackBerry 10
US maps Afghanistan's geology... from 50,000 feet

My Adieu to Britannica Print

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In our story yesterday on Encyclopedia Britannica's demise, we covered the basics. Jim Romenesko asked Britannica.com editor Charlie Madigan for his thoughts here and they are very poignant and somewhat saddening. Mine as well. This ignominious end has brought forth many memories for me. When I was just starting out...
My Adieu to Britannica Print
Curiosity rover collects first interplanetary drill sample

Zynga unveils Ruby Blast, a high-speed race to find treasure and show up friends

www.geekwire.com
Zynga has launched its new social game, Ruby Blast, a high-speed race of digging for hidden treasure in an ancient mine that lets users pit their skills against friends online. Ruby, “a spunky archeologist digging for treasures in the depths of the wilderness,” is the featured star in the game...
Zynga unveils Ruby Blast, a high-speed race to find treasure and show up friends

The Keyword Discovery Process For Enterprise Sites

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The keyword discovery process is critical for managing enterprise projects, as it forms the bedrock of brand messaging in search and social for large-scale websites or multiple brand sites under one corporate umbrella. This process is similar to keyword discovery for smaller sites; however, the... Please visit Search Engine Land...
The Keyword Discovery Process For Enterprise Sites
Nokia Here Maps App Coming To iOS, Apple Should Welcome It With Open Arms

Holier Than Thou: In Search For Water, Curiosity Rover Is First To Drill Into Mars

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If there is water, was there life? NASA's amazing giant rover Curiosity has just performed another first in its quest to better understand the chemistry and physics of Mars: It's drilled a hole into a rock. NASA has said this is the first time this has ever happened on...
Holier Than Thou: In Search For Water, Curiosity Rover Is First To Drill Into Mars

Twitter opens new office in Detroit thanks to Quicken Loans founder and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert

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Twitter is continuing its office expansion in the US, today announcing that it has opened a new office in Detroit’s growing technology district focusing on boosting the company’s interaction with marketing and advertising in the area to push its Promoted Products service. The new office will be based in the...
Twitter opens new office in Detroit thanks to Quicken Loans founder and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert

The Publisher's Guide To Enterprise News SEO

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At Define Media Group, we jokingly say that we are unafraid to be the best in the world at an industry that is imploding faster than Amanda Bynes’s career. With many major media conglomerates as bedrock clients and hundreds of news and magazine titles under our watchful eye, the following... Please...
The Publisher's Guide To Enterprise News SEO
Will trend for low cost chip development bring back the investors?

Curiosity rover drills into Martian rock, looks for more evidence of water

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NASA scientists won't have to wait until InSight's 2016 drilling mission to see what lies beneath the surface of Mars -- Curiosity is already on the case. After developing a taste for Martian soil late last year, the intrepid rover has started exploring the red planet's bedrock, drilling a...
Curiosity rover drills into Martian rock, looks for more evidence of water
Tablet shipments to surpass notebooks by 2016, says NPD

Can a Robot Have a Soul? Tech Theorist Kevin Kelly's First Graphic Novel

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Kevin Kelly, the brilliant technology theorist and author of the seminal books What Technology Wants and Out of Control, has created his first graphic novel: "The Silver Cord." Kelly's work has always rested on a bedrock of religious conviction, and "The Silver Cord" is no exception. It takes the title...
Can a Robot Have a Soul? Tech Theorist Kevin Kelly's First Graphic Novel
3 ways for brands to create groundbreaking mobile experiences

Casual Disconnect: Seattle losing big games conference

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Casual games are almost as much a part of Seattle’s fabric as coffee and airplanes. But now, it appears one of the bedrock institutions of the industry is pulling up roots like a sunflower fleeing an approaching zombie. Sources tell GeekWire that the big Casual Connect gaming conference will no...
Casual Disconnect: Seattle losing big games conference

Detroit's precarious recovery: 'It just feels like something is happening here'

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Dan Gilbert has a vision for his city's future - and the money to fund it. With tech companies moving in and a new financial controller in charge, can downtown Detroit help save the city?Sandra Patterson's face lights up at the mention of Dan Gilbert. She works the car valet...
Detroit's precarious recovery: 'It just feels like something is happening here'

Euro Accelerators: UK's Dotforge And Lithuania's StartupHighway Open Applications

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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, Europe has gone accelerator crazy. If putting burgeoning startups through a 13 week mentor-led bootcamp and throwing a few euros their way is the key to economic growth, then the Euro crisis is all but solved. I jest, of course, and...
Euro Accelerators: UK's Dotforge And Lithuania's StartupHighway Open Applications

The real importance of the revived Viacom-YouTube case

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The case is a modest win for content-owners. But it also fiddles with bedrock definitions that determine the outcome of a crucial recurring question: When are companies liable for their users’ copyright infringement? By Roger Parloff, senior editor FORTUNE — Yesterday’s federal appeals court ruling, reinstating Viacom’s 2007 copyright lawsuit against...
The real importance of the revived Viacom-YouTube case
Exactly How Screwed Is PayPal? (Hint: Very)

Mobile and the news media's imploding business model | Michael Wolff

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Smartphones will soon be the primary news source for most Americans. That's if anyone can still make money by reportingPew research has a new survey showing that tablets and smart phones are now 27% of Americans' primary news source. The overwhelming share of this is phones, not tablets; and a...
Mobile and the news media's imploding business model | Michael Wolff

Immigrant entrepreneurship stagnates in U.S., accelerates in Washington state

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Washington state saw a significant jump in the rate at which immigrants start new tech companies. Source: Kauffman Foundation In the Seattle tech community, you can’t wander too far without bumping into an immigrant entrepreneur. Companies started by Indians, Australians and Chinese form the bedrock of the tech community. But...
Immigrant entrepreneurship stagnates in U.S., accelerates in Washington state
Bermuda's golf courses sit on land that's (partly) an African import

Crowd funded: The Nikola Tesla statue officially coming to Silicon Valley

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The Kickstarter project that touched a nerve about the short term-thinking of VCs, was officially funded on Sunday, and Silicon Valley will now be getting a life-sized bronze statue of Nikola Tesla, the inventor that was the bedrock for modern electricity, and wireless communications, among other things. The project was...
Crowd funded: The Nikola Tesla statue officially coming to Silicon Valley
Mark Zuckerberg Says It's Totally OK To Ignore Dinner Guests While Checking Your Phone (FB)

Instafocus Tries To Answer The Question 'What Happens After The Platform Rug Gets Pulled Out From Under You?'

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Instafocus did what many new app startups did: tried to build a business on the back of another, only slightly older and more stable, one. In this app’s case, that bedrock business was Instagram, which was just testing out its wings as a broad-reaching platform with real-time developer API access. But...
Instafocus Tries To Answer The Question 'What Happens After The Platform Rug Gets Pulled Out From Under You?'
These Are The Highest-Rated Facebook Games Of 2012 (FB)
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