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Samsung's network biz is on a roll: Lands first European 4G deal with 3 UK

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3 UK may not get its 4G network running until 2013, but when it does it will have a distinct Asian flavor. The UK mobile operator revealed it has awarded Samsung its LTE contract, giving the Korean vendor not only its first 4G win in Europe, but its first major...
Samsung's network biz is on a roll: Lands first European 4G deal with 3 UK

Intel talks up work on 22nm SoCs with Tri-Gate tech geared for mobile devices

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Now that Ivy Bridge processors with Tri-Gate tech are in the wild humming away inside PCs, Intel's used the 2012 International Electron Devices Meeting to discuss its work on SoCs that also use the 22-nanometer 3D transistor tech. The processor giant didn't rattle off much in the way of...
Intel talks up work on 22nm SoCs with Tri-Gate tech geared for mobile devices

Withings Smart Activity Tracker hits the FCC with a catchier Pulse name

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Withings introduced its Smart Activity Tracker at CES with many details regarding how it worked, but few hints of just when it would reach our belts and wrists. Courtesy of an FCC approval, we now know that it's relatively close. The exercise and sleep sensor has gone through US...
Withings Smart Activity Tracker hits the FCC with a catchier Pulse name

Watch Silicon Valley's Hottest Entrepreneur Belt Out Elton John's 'Rocket Man'

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Drew Houston is known for running a company that's worth $4 billion — but did you know he's got quite a voice? TechCrunch dug up a video of Houston singing "Rocket Man" at a bar at the World Economic Forum in Davos sometime earlier this week. Aside from running...
Watch Silicon Valley's Hottest Entrepreneur Belt Out Elton John's 'Rocket Man'

LikeBelt concept encourages a very physical kind of Facebook liking (video)

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This is the LikeBelt: a concept device that inserts an NFC chip into a belt-buckle. Instead of tapping your mobile device on a "check-in" tag, you get the belt buckle close enough to do the same. There are only two downsides: how close you have to get and where...
LikeBelt concept encourages a very physical kind of Facebook liking (video)

The Hottest Camera In The World Was Designed By A Surfer Who Just Wanted To Film His Tricks

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California surfer Nick Woodman was hoping to get some shots of himself surfing in Australia but couldn't afford to hire a professional photographer or equipment. Right then and there he came up with the idea for an inexpensive and durable mount camera that can capture action-packed video. Woodman moved...
The Hottest Camera In The World Was Designed By A Surfer Who Just Wanted To Film His Tricks

BC Prof Suggests Young Children Need Less Formal Math, Not More

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DesScorp writes "Professor Peter Gray, a developmental psychologist and researcher at Boston College, recounts an experiment done in New Hampshire schools in 1929, where math was completely taken out of the curriculum of the poorest schools from the area until the sixth grade. The results were surprising; with just one...
BC Prof Suggests Young Children Need Less Formal Math, Not More

Why should I attend TiEcon this year?

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This sponsored post is produced by TiE. Successes such as Instagram, has got the whole tech community up in restless excitement. At least 2 developers approached me the day the Instagram acquisition was announced. They needed to do something. If not here, surrounded by the startup frenzy in the Silicon...
Why should I attend TiEcon this year?

Nintendo aims to flog 18 million 3DS, up to 10.5 million home consoles this fiscal year

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All eyes are on Nintendo, now that it has revealed losses of $460 million. Buried in all of the financial paperwork were the revelations that it sells the 3DS at a loss, its plans for digital distribution and its projected sales figures for this year. It aims to flog...
Nintendo aims to flog 18 million 3DS, up to 10.5 million home consoles this fiscal year
Plus Capital launches new fund to prove that "influence" tops "celebrity"

12 ways to get and keep top talent, even on a bootstrapper's budget

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Bootstrapping. Photo: Alan Cleaver Most startup founders don’t mind putting off their payday indefinitely — they’re in it for the long haul by nature, and tightening their belts is par for the course. But bootstrapping presents a special challenge when it’s time to start scaling up and hiring: Without killer...
12 ways to get and keep top talent, even on a bootstrapper's budget
Clothing Startup Everlane Opens A Pop-Up Store In New York, Now Has 400,000 Active Members (TCTV)

German Company Wants To Protect Its Use Of The '@' Sign: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

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A little while back, Techdirt wrote about a rather brave French company that tried to trademark the Anonymous logo. Now Der Spiegel is reporting that someone wants a German "wordmark" on the "@" sign (original in German). The company involved has the rather unusual name "@ T.E.L.L.", where the initials...
German Company Wants To Protect Its Use Of The '@' Sign: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

With 'Ping' clothing, status updates literally tap you on the shoulder

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Arduino-powered clothing is nothing new; we've seen CO2-detecting dresses, compass belts and inbox-checking T-shirts all within the last six months. But this Ping social networking garment concept is not quite the same thing. Where those were DIY projects with a single-function, Ping is the brainchild of a professional UI...
With 'Ping' clothing, status updates literally tap you on the shoulder

From A Disrupt Win To $18M In Funding And 4M+ Downloads, Soluto Tells All

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Disrupt NYC 2012 begins in approximately 12 hours (tickets here). But it’s been two years since Soluto, the software that will make your computer simply run better, took home the Disrupt cup at the TC Disrupt NYC battlefield in 2010. The company entered the competition with a total of $7.8...
From A Disrupt Win To $18M In Funding And 4M+ Downloads, Soluto Tells All

MoboTap Inks Deal With KDDI, Dolphin Browser To Be Preloaded On New Japanese Android Phones

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MoboTap‘s popular Dolphin Browser has racked up over 16 million downloads worldwide, but that hasn’t stopped them from taking steps to expand internationally. The company announced earlier this morning that they have entered into a new agreement with Japanese wireless carrier KDDI that will see their browser pre-loaded on a...
MoboTap Inks Deal With KDDI, Dolphin Browser To Be Preloaded On New Japanese Android Phones

Check Out This Amazing $13 Million Octopus Robot Being Developed In Italy

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Scientists have created a robotic octopus tentacle that can grasp objects and move fluidly underwater. This is the first step of a $13 million project, sponsored by the European Commission and developed by Italian and Israeli scientists in Tuscany. The team plans to have a fully-functioning, eight-tentacles robotic octopus...
Check Out This Amazing $13 Million Octopus Robot Being Developed In Italy

Ematic eSport Clip offers video, music, more for $22

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Ematic has just shipped its latest portable media player, the eSport Clip. It has a capacity of 4GB and attaches onto user's belts or clothes thanks to an integrated clip. The screen is just 1.8 inches in size, and the player has a five-megapixel digital camera built-in as well that...
Ematic eSport Clip offers video, music, more for $22

CIOs mull how to innovate, tighten belts simultaneously

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CIOs face a common set of thorny challenges these days, namely the pressure to deliver innovations even as they seek to cut or hold down spending, according to an array of senior IT executives who spoke on Tuesday at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium in Cambridge, Massachusetts....
CIOs mull how to innovate, tighten belts simultaneously
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CIOs Mull How to Innovate and Tighten Belts Simultaneously

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CIOs face a common set of thorny challenges these days, namely the pressure to deliver innovations even as they seek to cut or hold down spending, according to......
CIOs Mull How to Innovate and Tighten Belts Simultaneously

Randi Zuckerberg Belts Out 'F You' And Adele's 'Sky Fall' At AOL's CES Bash [Video]

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If you didn't already know, Randi Zuckerberg enjoys singing, and she's pretty good at it. Mark Zuckerberg's sister and the producer of Bravo's Silicon Valley:Startups reality show was the entertainment at AOL Mobile's Hard Rock Hotel CES bash. She belted out Cee Lo Green's "F*ck You" with a particular emphasis...
Randi Zuckerberg Belts Out 'F You' And Adele's 'Sky Fall' At AOL's CES Bash [Video]

At Google we aspire to do the right thing. So we welcome a debate on international tax reform | Eric Schmidt

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The chairman of Google responds to criticism that companies such as his are not paying their fair share of taxesAt a time when families are having to tighten their belts and funding for vital public services is under pressure, corporate taxation is rightly a hot topic. And as a company...
At Google we aspire to do the right thing. So we welcome a debate on international tax reform | Eric Schmidt
Active video games offer 'no public health benefit,' researchers say

Survey of 500 Mass Customization Startups Reveals Fascinating Trends

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A growing startup trend that we have been keeping a watchful eye on here at ReadWriteStart is mass customization and co-creation. Startups in this sector provide customizable products to the end user, like t-shirts, bags, jewelry and even food. Back in March we suggested that the U.S. may be on...
Survey of 500 Mass Customization Startups Reveals Fascinating Trends

The Music Industry's Latest Victim: SNL's Pandora Sketch

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Mr. Mars If you went to Hulu or NBC.com this morning to catch up on this weekend’s Saturday Night Live–the highest-rated episode of the season–you could find Bruno Mars as a sad mouse mascot, Bruno Mars as a 17-year-old dropout in drag, Bruno Mars doing a monologue, and even Bruno Mars...
The Music Industry's Latest Victim: SNL's Pandora Sketch

GitHub Wants to Teach Kids to Code with the First US CoderDojo

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If you have kids (or you are one) and you're in or near the San Francisco area, you might want to sign up for the GitHub-sponsored CoderDojo coming on February 25th. CoderDojo is a free, not-for-profit movement with a strong open source emphasis on open source that seeks to teach...
GitHub Wants to Teach Kids to Code with the First US CoderDojo

Gillmor Gang: London Calling

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Gillmor Gang: London Calling The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, Kevin Marks, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor — killed some time waiting for NBC to let us watch the Olympics on our tablets and phones like the rest of the world. @dbfarber isn’t ready to write off...
Gillmor Gang: London Calling
Amazon to let users vote on first slate of original shows from Garry Trudeau, 'The Onion,' and more
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