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Visualized: A walk through the Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo

www.engadget.com
We didn't find much in the way of news at the Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo here in NYC (and, we're sad to say, our press badges were just old-fashioned 2D printed), but there was plenty to look at, thankfully. Between the slew of business and consumer devices...
Visualized: A walk through the Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo

The People's Operator: A new UK mobile network launches today, promising 25% of profits to charity

thenextweb.com
A new mobile phone network is launching in the UK today, one that’s promising to shake up the status quo and offer an ethical alternative for those looking to steer clear of the big-name incumbents. The People’s Operator (TPO) will be flicking its switch to ‘on’ later this morning, promising...
The People's Operator: A new UK mobile network launches today, promising 25% of profits to charity

Tim Berners-Lee, The World Wide Web, And … Alvy Singer?

www.wired.com
It was almost like that scene from Woody Allen’s Annie Hall: Alvy Singer: [the man behind him in line is talking loudly] What I wouldn’t give for a large sock with horse manure in it! Alvy Singer: [to audience] Whaddya do when you get stuck in a movie line with...
Tim Berners-Lee, The World Wide Web, And … Alvy Singer?

Yahoo Is Big Gun in Facebook Fight

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Yahoo's patent suit against Facebook pits a weakened Internet pioneer against a fast-growing technology powerhouse, but some intellectual-property experts say it is Yahoo with the power position in the fight....
Yahoo Is Big Gun in Facebook Fight

Oracle Just Declared War On Cisco (CSCO, ORCL)

www.businessinsider.com
VMware isn't the only big gun taking on Cisco. Oracle just bought a startup, Xsigo, that also makes "software-defined networking" technology. Xsigo's technology is broadly similar to Nicira, a startup VMware just bought for $1.26 billion last week. In other words, Cisco just got itself a new enemy. Oracle didn't reveal the...
Oracle Just Declared War On Cisco (CSCO, ORCL)
Nest Labs Files Counterclaims In Honeywell Suit, Makes Apple’s Former Chief Patent Counsel A VP
Can 'big data' solve America's big gun problem? (debate)

US 'Blackmails' EU Into Agreeing To Hand Over Passenger Data

www.techdirt.com
A couple months ago, we wrote about a debate in the EU Parliament, concerning an agreement over how much data should be shared with the US on passengers flying from the EU into the US. The person in charge of analyzing the agreement, Sophie in't Veld, urged the Parliament to...
US 'Blackmails' EU Into Agreeing To Hand Over Passenger Data

Here’s The Epic Borderlands 2 Launch Trailer

techcrunch.com
Back during the heyday of CrunchGear (now known as TechCrunch/Gadgets), we couldn’t get enough of Borderlands. The game masterfully combined the game play of a FPS with the best elements of an RPG. In a scene full of Call of Duty clones Borderlands is completely novel. Gearbox just released...
Here’s The Epic Borderlands 2 Launch Trailer

iPhone 4S (CDMA) to be launched by China Telecom in February or March

www.unwiredview.com
The iPhone 4S has been available in China since late last month. That said, you can only officially get it in Apple stores or from China Unicom, which has always been the only carrier to sell the iPhone in China. At first it was a simple matter of network tech...
iPhone 4S (CDMA) to be launched by China Telecom in February or March
One fake MIT shooter and the troubling trend of "swatting"

TV now has web-like ad metrics-so why aren't they being used?

gigaom.com
Since the advent of internet advertising, marketers have been demanding verifiable results and increased accountability from their media buys, instead of being forced to rely on the sorts of broad gender and age demographics used by TV for decades. And now that possibility is a reality, thanks to smarter set-top...
TV now has web-like ad metrics-so why aren't they being used?
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