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Clay Shirky Says NSFWCORP Has Unlimited Cash. Great! Now We're Screwed

Android Open Source Project targets Sony Xperia S, wants to get experimental

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The Android Open Source Project has typically (and understandably) been a very Nexus-focused affair -- until now that is. Technical Lead for the AOSP, Jean-Baptiste Queru, announced this week that for a "new challenge" he'd like to target new hardware -- and Sony's Xperia S is the lucky benefactor....
Android Open Source Project targets Sony Xperia S, wants to get experimental

Be Part Of The Coolest Awards Show In The Start-Ups Ecosystem By Sponsoring The Crunchies

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Every year TechCrunch and our partners get together to celebrate innovation at the Crunchies. This year it’s in San Francisco on January 31, 2013. The event is a star-studded bacchanal featuring (occasionally) well-dressed founders, funny onstage banter by Britain’s answer to Dudley Moore, John Oliver, and some special musical guests....
Be Part Of The Coolest Awards Show In The Start-Ups Ecosystem By Sponsoring The Crunchies

Is Microsoft the digital art world's newest best friend?

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Those wacky guys over at PBS’s Idea Channel. The show, which focuses on the convergence of tech, art and pop culture, recently did a segment on how Microsoft’s Kinect has the potential to create amazing digital art. Hosted by Mike Rugnetta and produced by Kornhaber Brown, the piece focuses on...
Is Microsoft the digital art world's newest best friend?
Which consultants built Romney's "Project Orca?" None of them

Madvertise Launches madPlus To Add Real-Time Bidding, Further Targeting To Its Mobile Ad Network

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Madvertise, the European mobile ad network backed by the likes of Earlybird and Blumberg Capital, is adding a raft of new options for advertisers using its platform, including the introduction of AdWords-esque Real-Time Bidding, along with more sophisticated targeting. Dubbed ‘madPlus’ (those crazy Germans!), the new ad technology suite sees...
Madvertise Launches madPlus To Add Real-Time Bidding, Further Targeting To Its Mobile Ad Network

Brazilian Performance Rights Group Claims Collecting From Bloggers Was Simply An 'Operational Error' After Google Pushes Back

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Last week, Brazil's citizens were in an uproar about the national performance rights organization (ECAD) attempting to charge a non-profit blog over $200 a month for embedding Youtube and Vimeo videos, and implicitly threatening to similarly bill other blogs. ECAD claimed that not only was this allowed by Brazil's currently-standing...
Brazilian Performance Rights Group Claims Collecting From Bloggers Was Simply An 'Operational Error' After Google Pushes Back
Good news for Google: Nevada approves self-driving car regulations

Before He Was Mayor, Michael Bloomberg Actually Liked Social Media

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(Photo: YouTube) On Mayor Bloomberg’s weekly radio address last month, he asked his cohost a pointed question, “How do you govern when there’s an instant referendum on everything, before you get a chance to build a constituency, before you get a chance to do a pilot?” It’s a refrain we’ve...
Before He Was Mayor, Michael Bloomberg Actually Liked Social Media
Apple Continues To Dominate Mobile Video Viewing, With 60% Occurring On iOS Vs. 32% On Android, Report Says

Tencent games platform, microblog will reportedly be integrated into WP7 ‘Tango’ in China

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Chinese Internet giant Tencent is reportedly set for a significant boost from Microsoft, with a deal to include its services in the Chinese version of the latest Windows Phone 7 operating system said to be agreed. Last week we revealed more claims that Windows Phone 7.6 — aka ‘Tango’ — devices will debut...
Tencent games platform, microblog will reportedly be integrated into WP7 ‘Tango’ in China

Halo creators unveil 'Destiny,' an MMO-like first-person-shooter for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3

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When Halo creator Bungie managed to steal away from Microsoft back in 2007, Master Chief's forefathers were afforded a few years to go dark and head down on a brand new gaming universe. Today, Bungie and its new benefactor, Activision, revealed that new franchise as "Destiny," an online-required persistent...
Halo creators unveil 'Destiny,' an MMO-like first-person-shooter for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
F-Secure: Android Accounted For 79% Of All Mobile Malware In 2012, 96% In Q4 Alone

Someone Made A Groupon Just For Rich Kids

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that those least in need of a leg up are most likely to receive it. Into that aphorism rolls Merchant Exchange, a new "luxury rewards network" based in New York targeting a subset cofounder Michael Tolkin likes to call "wealthy millenials." By Mr....
Someone Made A Groupon Just For Rich Kids

Tablet Market Projected to Surpass Notebooks in 2013, Total PC Market in 2015

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Research firm IDC today released new projections showing that the firm expects tablet shipments to surpass shipments of notebook computers in 2013, marking a significant shift in how consumers approach portable devices. IDC projects that the strong growth of tablets will continue into the future, allowing tablets to overtake the...
Tablet Market Projected to Surpass Notebooks in 2013, Total PC Market in 2015

Microsoft’s Hadoop roadmap laid bare via leaked slide

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It has been known for some time that Microsoft is bringing Hadoop support to both Azure and Windows Server. Even more, we’ve known roughly when it would happen. Today has brought us confirmation of those dates. ZDNet has managed to get its hands on a leaked slide, from December of...
Microsoft’s Hadoop roadmap laid bare via leaked slide

Tumblr's Loss Is WordPress' Gain As Thousands Of Users Jump Ship Before Yahoo Takes Over

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In what can only be called an exodus, WordPress’ co-founder and CEO Matt Mullenweg posted on his blog Sunday night that over 72,000 new blogs were created within an hour. This is a massive spike considering that WordPress usually just sees 400 to 600 new blogs on most Sundays. It’s...
Tumblr's Loss Is WordPress' Gain As Thousands Of Users Jump Ship Before Yahoo Takes Over
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