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Marissa Mayer: A New Hope For Yahoo

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Marissa Mayer becoming Yahoo’s new CEO isn’t just another story about another exec playing musical chairs and switching jobs. There will be debates about whether or not Mayer is enough to save the troubled iconic company. And debates about the wisdom of her decision. But what the press has missed...
Marissa Mayer: A New Hope For Yahoo
Report: More Movies Will Be Streamed Than Watched On Disc In 2012

We, the Web Kids

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Piotr Czerski is a Polish writer and commentator. Here, he lays out the kind of political/literary manifesto that seems to pop up from time to time, usually in Europe. The essay, as translated by Marta Szreder, was posted to Pastebin under a Creative Commons license. I repost it here with...
We, the Web Kids

Did One-Sided Legal Advice Lead To The Terrible Copyright Deal For Canadian Universities?

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In the ongoing saga of collection society Access Copyright's negotiations with Canadian universities, one question comes up again and again: why? The Universities of Toronto and Western Ontario, and now the AUCC, which represents schools across the country, have all accepted terrible copyright clearance deals that see fees increasing when...
Did One-Sided Legal Advice Lead To The Terrible Copyright Deal For Canadian Universities?

University Of Toronto's Lawyer In Access Copyright Deal Also Advised Access Copyright On Related Legislation

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In a recent post about the bad deal that Canadian universities are being asked to sign with the copyright collection society Access Copyright, I asked whether it was wise for the University of Toronto and the AUCC (which represents universities across the country) to work with lawyers who have a...
University Of Toronto's Lawyer In Access Copyright Deal Also Advised Access Copyright On Related Legislation

'Mystery building' at Apple's Maiden, NC data center may house biogas converters

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A new structure being built at Apple's Maiden, N.C. data center is thought to be the future home of a Bloom biogas electricity generator array that will help power the company's 500,000 square-foot facility....
'Mystery building' at Apple's Maiden, NC data center may house biogas converters

Flower Subscription Service H.Bloom Raises $10 Million

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Subscription flower delivery Service H.Bloom, which once described itself as the ‘Netflix of Flowers,’ raised a $10 million Series B funding round today. The investment was lead by Shasta Ventures with the participation of a number of existing VC funds and angel investors, including Battery Ventures, Thomas Lehrman of Gerson...
Flower Subscription Service H.Bloom Raises $10 Million

Twitter and Facebook bloom on iPad with Biologic

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New iPad app offers an innovative way of visualizing users' social media feeds based on a biological metaphor. Bigger cells means more vital information. [Read more]...
Twitter and Facebook bloom on iPad with Biologic

The Silicon Prairie Awards: From a field of 1,200 nominees here are the 48 finalists

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If you think that there’s nothing of any value coming out of the fly-over states, you couldn’t be more wrong. The “Silicon Prairie” is filled with companies that are doing huge projects and the world is starting to notice. In honor of that, our friends over at Silicon Prairie News...
The Silicon Prairie Awards: From a field of 1,200 nominees here are the 48 finalists

AT&T Revamps Throttling Policy, Only Slows Unlimited Users above 3GB/Month

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AT&T is retooling its throttling policy with regards to users with unlimited data plans, originally implemented last year. Instead of throttling customers on a case-by-case basis, users are going to be slowed after a fixed amount of data usage each month. 3G/HSPA+ users with unlimited data plans will be slowed...
AT&T Revamps Throttling Policy, Only Slows Unlimited Users above 3GB/Month

Valentine’s Day AdWords “War” Among Florists Highlights Another Google Challenge

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Imagine searching on your own company’s name and finding a competitor’s ad that said you were “Sold Out” right on your business’ most important holiday. That’s what florists like the owner of Chez Bloom in Minnesota had happen, as originally reported by Brand... Please visit Search Engine Land for the...
Valentine’s Day AdWords “War” Among Florists Highlights Another Google Challenge

Timer for iPhone offers a simple proposition: you need to time things and it has buttons to do it

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Each day I make myself a pot of coffee with my simple glass Chemex brewer. To do this I need to time three separate processes, every morning. First, I set a timer for about a minute and a half. That’s how long it takes my electric kettle to boil 20...
Timer for iPhone offers a simple proposition: you need to time things and it has buttons to do it

Apple building fuel cells to help power N. Carolina data center

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Apple plans to build a massive fuel cell facility in North Carolina to accompany the data center that powers iCloud. The company revealed its plans as part of a filing with the North Carolina Utilities Commission and was first reported by the Greensboro News & Record, which noted over...
Apple building fuel cells to help power N. Carolina data center

Fujifilm to fix 'blooming issue' on X10 and X-S1 cameras

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Have shots of bright highlights from your retro X10 or X-S1 been subject to a white disc or blooming effect? A quick perusal of enthusiast photography website DPReview reveals you're not alone, with Fujifilm now acknowledging the issue and promising two fixes. The first phase begins on March 21st,...
Fujifilm to fix 'blooming issue' on X10 and X-S1 cameras

Inside Evernote's Offices: Robots, Plastic Food, And Elephants Everywhere

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Phil Libin started Evernote so that people would have an external brain.  Now, 27 million users have that extra capability and can store notes, photos, and audio all in one place, across all devices. The majority of Evernote's 160 employees work at its Mountain View headquarters. Before Evernote moves to...
Inside Evernote's Offices: Robots, Plastic Food, And Elephants Everywhere
Verge Favorites: Joshua Topolsky

Facebook shares: Low and headed lower?

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If the social network couldn't get more momentum on the day of the IPO, what is it going to do now that the bloom is so suddenly off the rose? [Read more]...
Facebook shares: Low and headed lower?
Apple buying energy-efficient Bloom fuel cells to power North Carolina data center

AT&T raises throttling threshold to 3GB on "unlimited" data plan

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AT&T announced a policy change on throttling data speeds for customers with unlimited data plans Thursday. 3G/HSPA+ customers will now be throttled once they reach 3GB of data usage and 4G LTE customers will be throttled when they hit 5GB of data. Previously, AT&T customers with unlimited data plans...
AT&T raises throttling threshold to 3GB on "unlimited" data plan

The ‘acquihire’ of the day: TechStars Seattle grad Thinkfuse gobbled up by Salesforce.com

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Thinkfuse, one of the original startups to move through the TechStars Seattle program, is being acquired by Salseforce.com in a deal of undisclosed size. This appears to be a true “acquihire” where larger entities gobble up the team, not the product. As part of the deal, the Thinkfuse service will...
The ‘acquihire’ of the day: TechStars Seattle grad Thinkfuse gobbled up by Salesforce.com

Picture of the Day: Giant Eddy Visible From Orbit

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NASA's Terra satellite took this picture of an eddy 800 kilometers south of South Africa. Shown in true color, the eddy appears a lighter blue than the surrounding waters because of the microscopic ocean life -- plankton, mostly -- swirling within it. The eddy is 150 kilometers wide. Eddies, Dennis...
Picture of the Day: Giant Eddy Visible From Orbit

Flower Subscription Startup H.Bloom Raises $10 Million Series B

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Subscription ecommerce doesn't work well across all categories. Makeup, toothpaste and socks last a lot longer than 30 days. Items that do need to be replenished monthly are flowers. Because they die. H.Bloom is a subscription flower service that delivers monthly bouquets to subscribers, like hotels and businesses. It's...
Flower Subscription Startup H.Bloom Raises $10 Million Series B
AT&T set iPad single-day sales and activation records on Friday

Is 3.7 million AT&T iPhones in one quarter a lot or a little?

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Activations were down -- 14% -- from Q1, but that's less than most analysts expected FORTUNE -- Last April, when AT&T (T) reported that it had activated 4.3 million iPhones in Q1 -- down from 7.6 million in the Christmas quarter -- Wall Street looked at Verizon's (VZ) iPhone activations...
Is 3.7 million AT&T iPhones in one quarter a lot or a little?

People Are Upset Because We Left Them Off A List Of People To Ask For Money

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We're not in a bubble. Really. I promise. But… It is fairly remarkable that, after we published a list of investors startup entrepreneurs should pitch yesterday, my inbox has been loaded with emails from angel investors not on the list, demanding to be on it. Get that? These people are upset because...
People Are Upset Because We Left Them Off A List Of People To Ask For Money
AT&T releases the Samsung Galaxy SIII in Garnet Red on July 15, In-Store July 29

Amazon's Kindle Fire Sales Fizzle in 2012, Market Share Slips to Third

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That Apple remains in first place in the tablet market comes as no surprise. IDC's latest research shows that in the first quarter of 2012, Amazon's once-hot Kindle Fire is struggling. According to IDC, Amazon's share dropped from nearly 17% of the tablet market to 4%, with fewer than...
Amazon's Kindle Fire Sales Fizzle in 2012, Market Share Slips to Third

Grist takes a hype-free look at the latest "energy" phenomenon, the Bloom box: http://bit.ly/c7tcYo and the economics: http://bit.ly/chAzEk

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Grist takes a hype-free look at the latest "energy" phenomenon, the Bloom box: http://bit.ly/c7tcYo and the economics: http://bit.ly/chAzEk

クラウドコンピューティングを楽にするプログラム言語bloom

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クラウドコンピューティングを楽にするプログラム言語bloom

Can World's Largest Laser Zap Earth's Energy Woes?

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newviewmedia.com writes "Scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory plan on using a laser the size of three football fields to set off a nuclear reaction so intense that it will make a star bloom on the surface of the Earth. If they're successful, the scientists hope to solve the...
Can World's Largest Laser Zap Earth's Energy Woes?
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