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Ask Engadget: how long should I first-charge a battery?

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We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, then here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Bernard, who wants an answer to the age-old question of ensuring you get the most out of your batteries....
Ask Engadget: how long should I first-charge a battery?

Teaching Kids to Read & Write…From the Dead

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I used to watch a lot of TV when I was a kid. I watched a ton of stuff. Granted, that hasn’t changed too much. Now I just watch DVDs instead of TV as it airs. As a result of this childhood hobby, I have fond memories of shows that...
Teaching Kids to Read & Write…From the Dead

Handicapping Apple's quarterly earnings and revenue: Q2 2013

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The first test of Apple's new guidance philosophy: Belief vs. reasonable confidence. FORTUNE -- In January, when Apple (AAPL) reported its earnings for the December quarter -- its first fiscal quarter of 2013 -- the company made explicit a change most investors seem to have missed. For years Apple had...
Handicapping Apple's quarterly earnings and revenue: Q2 2013
Searching for meaning in distant solar systems

The enduring Apple TV Fantasy

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The enduring Apple TV Fantasy: Jean-Louis Gassée: My belief is that Apple TV sales numbers will continue to increase as the device is slowly, patiently improved and the ecosystem is enhanced. In a not-too-distant future we'll see explicit Apple TV apps, similar to those on iPhones and iPads. And someday,...
The enduring Apple TV Fantasy

Tracking the trackers: Introduction to cookies and web tracking

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What exactly are web cookies and what do they do? This guide gives you an introduction to help you understand more about our Tracking the Trackers project.What are cookies?Cookies are small bits of text that are downloaded to your browser as you surf the web. Their purpose is to carry...
Tracking the trackers: Introduction to cookies and web tracking
Instagram & me: Love at first sight

Chinese Government's Link to Cyber Espionage Clearer Than Ever

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It's a common belief in the information security world that the Chinese government is behind many of the advanced persistent threats that target companies around the world in an effort to steal their IP and trade secrets. Now one security firm has come forward with years of evidence to link...
Chinese Government's Link to Cyber Espionage Clearer Than Ever

Games in public spaces - are betting shops the best we can do?

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Guest blogger Alex Fleetwood thinks that playing games together and in public is as important as any cultural activityEarlier this week Lyn Gardner celebrated outdoor performances that reclaim public space as a place to play. As the director of Hide&Seek I've been getting people to play games in public for...
Games in public spaces - are betting shops the best we can do?

Gadgetwise Blog: Boombox Provides Fun in the Sun

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Etón's Rukus is a lightweight, portable sound system that works with any Bluetooth-enabled device or computer. Staying true to its belief in green technology, Etón offers a solar-powered version as well....
Gadgetwise Blog: Boombox Provides Fun in the Sun

LG's Optimus L Series smartphones top 15 million sales, as their successors wait in the wings

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Following the announcement that it would debut its new Optimus L Series II smartphones at Mobile World Congress earlier in the week, Korean smartphone maker LG has provided an update on its the original L Series range, noting that sales have now eclipsed 15 million units. LG says that over...
LG's Optimus L Series smartphones top 15 million sales, as their successors wait in the wings

Dustin Moskovitz’s Worst Grade at Harvard was a B+ in Intro to Computer Science

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Tonight at the PandoMonthly fireside chat with Dustin Moskovitz, the Facebook co-founder discussed some of his early days at Harvard and the path that led to the founding of the world’s largest social network. Host Sarah Lacy said his ability to get good grades while building the company was “just...
Dustin Moskovitz’s Worst Grade at Harvard was a B+ in Intro to Computer Science

Google’s Acquhire Binge

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What do collaboration toolmaker AppJet, social search manager Aardvark and email search appmaker reMail have in common? A trio of little startups, they were all recently acquired by Google after being founded by former Google employees. So now those founders are returning to the nest — to work on similar...
Google’s Acquhire Binge

Lies, Damn Lies And Statistics: How The BPI Cherry Picks Its Averages To Pretend File Sharers Spend Less

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We've written more than a few times about how multiple studies have shown time and time again that those who file share tend to spend more on buying music than those who don't. We've also talked about how the RIAA absolutely hates this fact and tries to dance around it...
Lies, Damn Lies And Statistics: How The BPI Cherry Picks Its Averages To Pretend File Sharers Spend Less

FRAND hallucination? HTC raises FRAND defense against non-FRAND Nokia patents

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I've been advocating the concept of FRAND licensing for years, and I welcome judicial decisions that give meaning to FRAND, such as Judge Posner's recent Apple v. Motorola ruling. But the FRAND defense should only be raised against patents that really must be licensed on FRAND terms. It shouldn't be...
FRAND hallucination? HTC raises FRAND defense against non-FRAND Nokia patents

New Ericsson lawsuits against Samsung indirectly help Apple in fight against FRAND abuse

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Ericsson just announced that it has sued Samsung -- not for the first time in history -- over various wireless standard-essential patents (SEPs). This dispute is interesting in its own right, but the issues it raises are even more interesting in light of the SEP issues pending between Apple and...
New Ericsson lawsuits against Samsung indirectly help Apple in fight against FRAND abuse

Why Using Creative Commons Licensed Materials Is Not As Easy As It Looks

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Creative Commons recently celebrated its tenth anniversary, with well-deserved praise for its work flooding in from around the world. There's no doubt it has played an important role in raising people's awareness of the problems with copyright, and in offering some alternative licenses that ameliorate some of its worst aspects....
Why Using Creative Commons Licensed Materials Is Not As Easy As It Looks

Intel teaches Haswell the core values of teamwork, optimism

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Sure you can make wild, individualistic boasts about having a 22nm fabrication process and three different GPUs, but that stuff counts for nothing without the magic of cooperation. The Amish know that and so does Intel, which is why its forthcoming Haswell cores will support Transactional Synchronization Extensions (TSX)...
Intel teaches Haswell the core values of teamwork, optimism

Virgin America Is Awesome. Except When It's The Opposite Of Awesome.

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I love Virgin America. It’s my airline of choice. If I have any say in the matter, I take them every time. If they don’t fly to a city, I often don’t fly to that city. Best airline experience in the U.S. — bar none. Except when they blow...
Virgin America Is Awesome. Except When It's The Opposite Of Awesome.

Christopher Joyce, "Belief In Climate Change Hinges On Worldview," All Things Considered - NPR (Feb. 23, 2010)

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Christopher Joyce, "Belief In Climate Change Hinges On Worldview," All Things Considered - NPR (Feb. 23, 2010)

If You're Going To Leak Classified Info About The White House, It Better Make Them Look Good

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We've noted the unfortunate trend of the Obama administration vindictively going after any whistleblowers (despite one of Obama's first moves in office being to encourage whistleblowing). To date, the Obama administration has been involved in six prosecutions of whistleblowers using the Espionage Act... twice as many such uses of all...
If You're Going To Leak Classified Info About The White House, It Better Make Them Look Good
Square iPad app aims to replace cash registers

Apple showed lack of integrity in Samsung dispute, says judge

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Appeal court judge says Apple published 'false and misleading' material after order to acknowledge legal defeatA senior judge has criticised Apple again in the latest round of a legal row between the iPad maker and rival Samsung.Sir Robin Jacob said Apple had published "false and misleading" material, and suggested the...
Apple showed lack of integrity in Samsung dispute, says judge

"Venture Assistance": A Philosophical View Of What Boards Should And Should Not Do

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Editor’s note: Legendary investor Vinod Khosla is the founder of Khosla Ventures. You can follow him on Twitter @vkhosla. Most VCs pitch their venture firms as value added to a company’s entrepreneurial founders. Personally, I think leading VC firms do a pretty good job of being supportive of their companies, and most...
"Venture Assistance": A Philosophical View Of What Boards Should And Should Not Do

Zuckerberg Explains How Facebook Is Different Than Google, Yahoo, And HP (HP, YHOO, GOOG, FB)

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Here's what Zuckerberg told HuffPo's Jose Antonio Vargas: "I think the biggest difference between Facebook and other companies is how focused we are on our mission . . . Different companies care about different things. There are companies that care about, just really care about having the biggest market cap....
Zuckerberg Explains How Facebook Is Different Than Google, Yahoo, And HP (HP, YHOO, GOOG, FB)
Steve Jobs' 'thermonuclear' comments won't be part of Apple vs. Samsung patent lawsuit
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, AMZN, EBAY, YHOO, FB, ZNGA)
BlackBerry user growth grinds to a halt

Greenlight wins injunction vs. Apple preferred stock vote

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US District Judge Richard Sullivan has ruled in favor of Greenlight Capital, and issued an injunction against an Apple shareholder vote on issuing preferred stock, Reuters reports. The proposal was to have been brought up at Apple's annual shareholder meeting on February 27th. Greenlight is pursuing a lawsuit against Apple...
Greenlight wins injunction vs. Apple preferred stock vote

SAP's Jonathan Becher On The Future Of Marketing: 'I Don't Have A Social Strategy'

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This article is sponsored by SAP. In the rapidly changing world of marketing, it's hard to keep up with the latest trends. What's more important to a brand: generating business or increasing awareness? How do you integrate social media? What about interactive ads? SAP's CMO Jonathan Becher recently took...
SAP's Jonathan Becher On The Future Of Marketing: 'I Don't Have A Social Strategy'
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