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How to watch the Super Bowl on the biggest and littlest screens

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For the first time, the NFL is providing live streaming video of the Super Bowl, both on Web browsers and through a smartphone application. Now you'll have any number of viewing options and combinations: sit in front of an HDTV with a laptop or tablet to gain DVR controls and...
How to watch the Super Bowl on the biggest and littlest screens
BlackBerry 10 To Star In RIM's First Super Bowl Commercial

Do You Really Want to Subscribe to Microsoft Office? Yes, You Might

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For the first time this fall, consumers will have the choice between subscribing to Microsoft Office as a service - Office 365 - or buying a traditional license for the productivity software. The decision isn't simple: you'll pay less upfront for a subscription, but you may be allowing Microsoft's hand...
Do You Really Want to Subscribe to Microsoft Office? Yes, You Might

Boxee's New Virtual DVR Streaming Device Launches Today For $99 (WMT)

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Boxee will launch its new $99 TV in Walmart stores and online starting today. The new Boxee TV builds on the last generation, adding a DVR in the cloud service that lets you record live TV on Boxee's servers for $15 per month. But early adopters will get three free...
Boxee's New Virtual DVR Streaming Device Launches Today For $99 (WMT)
Galaxy S 4 will be first to support Verizon's newer, faster LTE network

M2M: one network will not rule them all

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Machine to machine networks, sometimes called the Internet of things, are the logical extension of today’s connected society, but creating such a network will require multiple technologies; telcos to open up their networks; governments to figure out a way to assign unique numbers for each device on the network; and...
M2M: one network will not rule them all

Here's A Sure-Fire Way To Blow A Pitch On 'Shark Tank'

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If you've been following "Shark Tank," the prime-time show where entrepreneurs pitch investors on their ideas, you've probably seen your fair share of successful pitches and pitches that totally suck.  In the most recent episode of "Shark Tank," David Powers and Scott Tindel of Tie Try sought a $100,000 investment...
Here's A Sure-Fire Way To Blow A Pitch On 'Shark Tank'

Microsoft's $499 version of Surface tablet faces three-week delay

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Less than a day after pre-orders began for Microsoft's Surface with Windows RT tablet, new orders for the $499 model of the device face a shipping delay of up to three weeks. The $499 Surface, with 32GB of storage, doesn't include Microsoft's Touch Cover, a touch-sensitive keyboard and trackpad...
Microsoft's $499 version of Surface tablet faces three-week delay

Apple Stores Are Matching $50 Discounts For The iPhone (AAPL)

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Apple appears to be matching prices from other retailers for discounted iPhones. We're seeing reports on sites like MacRumors that Apple Store employees are authorized to discount iPhones by $50 if the customer brings in an ad with that price from another retailer.  Sprint recently dropped the price of all...
Apple Stores Are Matching $50 Discounts For The iPhone (AAPL)

Hip-Hop Word Count Analyzes the Story Behind The Music

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Hip-Hop Word Count sounds like a pretty simple application. It counts the number of words in hip-hop songs or something, right? Wrong. On the surface, it may seem like HHWC performs a simple task, but it goes way deeper than that. If you have ever wanted to perform serious analysis...
Hip-Hop Word Count Analyzes the Story Behind The Music
Sony Insists its Not Just Playing Around When it Comes to Phones

This site shows off how gorgeous Google Web Fonts really can be

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Screen typography is at a crossroads right now. On one hand, it is evolving into a beautiful space where print and Web design can finally converge in a world with endless wonder and unicorns. On the other side, however, it is still an inconsistent mess where kerning requires JavaScript hacks...
This site shows off how gorgeous Google Web Fonts really can be

Sources Say Pivotal Labs Has Been Contemplating a Sale For Years, Wants To Scale to ‘Sapient-Levels of Huge’

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Pivotal NYC (via foursquare/connellmcgill) Late Monday night, Om Malick, GigaOm's top (and only, as far as we know) Om, broke the news that Pivotal Labs was in talks to be acquired.  The San Francisco-based company, which Mr. Malick described as "one of the smartest Web consulting firms, known for its...
Sources Say Pivotal Labs Has Been Contemplating a Sale For Years, Wants To Scale to ‘Sapient-Levels of Huge’
Staying safe online: Using a password manager just isn't enough

Java Development Is Top IT Skill for Employers

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Want a job in information technology? Your best bet is to learn to code. According to a Dice.com survey, four of today’s top five most-sought-after job skills are developer-related. Results of a hiring survey released by Dice.com this week reveals that Java development continues to be No. 1 most...
Java Development Is Top IT Skill for Employers

Apple Store employees getting a little overzealous with Iranian export restrictions, borders on racial profiling [Video]

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An Apple Store in Georgia apparently refused to sell iOS devices to an Alpharetta woman and her uncle because they were speaking Farsi to each other. Sahar Sabet, 19, is a United States citizen and student at the University of Georgia. She and her uncle were recently shopping for...
Apple Store employees getting a little overzealous with Iranian export restrictions, borders on racial profiling [Video]

Why a sale to Yahoo may just be the best bet for Hulu

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Maybe it’s fate: Just two months ago, Hulu moved all of its 500 or so Los Angeles-based employees into swanky new offices in the heart of Santa Monica’s tech hive. The complex now housing Hulu is called the Colorado Center, and is also home to HBO and a few other...
Why a sale to Yahoo may just be the best bet for Hulu

Bing Windows 8 apps updated, boosting RSS functions

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Microsoft is keeping a steady flow of updates to its suite of Windows 8 apps, and this week's refresh goes to Bing News, Maps, and Finance. Even better, Microsoft added video tutorials for each of the apps, which guide users through the features. The most interesting update of the...
Bing Windows 8 apps updated, boosting RSS functions

Ranked: The Only 11 Smartphones Worth Buying Right Now (VZ, T, DT, S)

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Now that most of the hype surrounding the iPhone 5 has calmed down, it's worth taking a look at what else is out there. If you're ready to buy a new phone, we rounded up the best ones available right now.#11 Samsung Focus 2 4G LTE If you're on a...
Ranked: The Only 11 Smartphones Worth Buying Right Now (VZ, T, DT, S)

Now It Makes Even More Sense For Apple To Buy Foursquare

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By far, the biggest complaint I've heard about the new iPhone iOS6 operating system is the decision to replace Google Maps with a proprietary Apple map system. The complaints were loudly trumpeted on the front page of "The Wall Street Journal." They mostly revolve around the lack of detail on...
Now It Makes Even More Sense For Apple To Buy Foursquare

How to monitor today's iPad event from your computer

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If, like me, you couldn't make it to San Francisco, you can still get the blow-by-blow Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Photo: Matt Rosoff Assuming you're not in actually in the Yerba Buena Center auditorium today, the best way to find out what's going on inside Apple's (AAPL) iPad...
How to monitor today's iPad event from your computer

ZombiU - review

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Wii U; Ubisoft; £39.99-£44.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewIt's London's turn to host the zombie apocalypse in this unexpectedly gritty undead outing for the Wii U. Taking control of a lone survivor, you eke out an existence amidst the rubble and small crowds of the howling infected, starting...
ZombiU - review

Developers Say These Are The Only Two Ways To Get In Touch With Facebook

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We've spoken with a bunch of early and current developers on Facebook and they say there are pretty much only two ways to get in touch with the company: Lurk in Facebook's IRC room, #Facebook. Sometimes, you'll find Facebook employees hanging out in the chat room dishing out advice. Most...
Developers Say These Are The Only Two Ways To Get In Touch With Facebook

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera to ship on March 31st?

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If a ship date pops up on Amazon for a date in the not-so-distant future, we're typically inclined to listen up -- after all, the world's largest e-tailer probably has a fairly good idea of when its products will first leave the warehouse. This time, it's the Olympus OM-D...
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera to ship on March 31st?

Barnes & Noble Nook with GlowLight pre-orders shipping now, in-store availability 'limited' due to demand

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Early adopters of Barnes & Noble's new Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight, are getting an unexpected surprise this week: we'd heard the device would be available in "early May," but the company let us know it's started shipping units early to some customers who pre-ordered the device. Thanks to...
Barnes & Noble Nook with GlowLight pre-orders shipping now, in-store availability 'limited' due to demand
Desperately Seeking Startup Skills: Where Highly Sought-After Folks Hang Out

Apple Store Lottery the Only Cure for Hong Kong's iPhone 5 Fever

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The iPhone 5 hit Hong Kong on September 21st as part of a first wave of international launches, and like most of the other markets the device has reached, it is in very short supply there. Recent visitors to Hong Kong and a few longtime residents tell AllThingsD that it’s...
Apple Store Lottery the Only Cure for Hong Kong's iPhone 5 Fever

Nokia Responds To Consumer Criticism About Lumia 900 Without Windows Phone 8

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Nokia's slick Lumia 900 smartphone has received rave reviews from critics and designers alike. And with a massive multi-million-dollar marketing push from AT&T, the Lumia series is arguably Microsoft's best bet for pushing its Windows Phone operating system up against iPhones and Androids. There's just one problem. As was revealed...
Nokia Responds To Consumer Criticism About Lumia 900 Without Windows Phone 8

Foxconn to keep Sharp afloat as an Apple parts supplier

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Over the years, Sharp has served as one of the key suppliers to Apple for several parts. Sharp’s president even said late last week that the company will begin shipping displays for the sixth-generation iPhone next month — the device is expected to be announced and ship around the same...
Foxconn to keep Sharp afloat as an Apple parts supplier

I-5 bridge that collapsed into river is already gone from Google Maps

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Shortly after the bridge collapse, Google Maps was updated with the I-5 span removed. If you’re traveling on Interstate 5 this Memorial Day Weekend and need directions, Google Maps is going to be your best bet. At least if you want to Why? Well, Google has already updated its map...
I-5 bridge that collapsed into river is already gone from Google Maps
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