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Researchers propose à la carte internet services, overhaul for web infrastructure

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A quintet of researchers funded by the National Science Foundation have envisioned a new internet architecture, one where features could be purchased à la carte. The proposed framework would allow users to fine tune their experience by choosing from a variety of connection services. Let's say, for example, that...
Researchers propose à la carte internet services, overhaul for web infrastructure

Not an Incubator. Not an Accelerator. An ‘Academy.’ Startup Health Announces Inaugural Class

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(flickr.com/katerha) Healthcare startups have a rough go of it. They don't generate the buzz and excitement of a new private photo-sharing app or a virtual pinboard for moms, and they're taking on one of the most tangled, frustrating, illogical industries around. The premise of Startup Health is to support healthcare...
Not an Incubator. Not an Accelerator. An ‘Academy.’ Startup Health Announces Inaugural Class

Could crowdsourcing be a better way to make legislation?

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Crowdsourcing has proven to be a pretty good way to accomplish things that require a lot of input from different people, including the creation of encyclopedias and the financing of personal projects such as movies and comic books. But could it be used to create legislation as well? A...
Could crowdsourcing be a better way to make legislation?

Cisco Keeps Up Acquisition Pace With $141 Million Cariden Buy

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Networking giant Cisco Systems said this morning that it will buy Cariden, a maker of software used in the planning, design and engineering of networks. Cisco will pay about $141 million for the privately held company and the deal will close early next year. It’s Cisco’s third deal this month....
Cisco Keeps Up Acquisition Pace With $141 Million Cariden Buy
Apple will give parents iTunes credits, refunds over in-app purchases lawsuit

Twitter opens office in Korea, puts focus on localised features and partnerships

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Twitter is intent on expanding its profile in Korea, focusing on launching localised features and building partnerships with brands and celebrities in the country, the company announced in a press conference today. According to Yonhap News, Twitter has earmarked Korea as one of its most important markets, thanks to its...
Twitter opens office in Korea, puts focus on localised features and partnerships

WTFJeans Have Special Pockets for All Your Gadgets

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If you were ever frustrated by the lack of iPhone/iPod Touch pocket on your jeans, here’s a treat for you: wtfJeans. This freshly launched indie jeans brand was just a blueprint 3 months ago, but things happen fast on the Internet, and now you can order them from the...
WTFJeans Have Special Pockets for All Your Gadgets

Download, print, fire: gun rights initiative harnesses 3D technology

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Project aims to let anyone print a gun in their own home, raising new concerns about the legality of homemade firearmsImagine an America in which anyone can download and print a gun in their own home. They wouldn't need a license, a background check, or much technical knowledge, just a...
Download, print, fire: gun rights initiative harnesses 3D technology

Mirantis pitches a do-it-yourself OpenStack cloud

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OpenStack is coming into its own, at least if you count the number of companies delivering OpenStack-based cloud infrastructure. But with variety comes confusion. Who do you go with? Rackspace? Red Hat? Hewlett-Packard? Cloudscaling? SUSE? Ubuntu? Internap? Someone else? Storage from one vendor, compute from another? Mirantis is pitching itself...
Mirantis pitches a do-it-yourself OpenStack cloud

Scene Kids Cry As Streaming Site Stickam Shuts Down

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Since 2005, Stickam has been a haven for misfit youth, emo bands, and anyone else in need of a live streaming video blog channel to share their life. But at midnight tonight, Stickam will shut down forever. Though it didn’t give a reason, it said “We are very sad to...
Scene Kids Cry As Streaming Site Stickam Shuts Down
Larry Page: More than 750M Android activations to date

Comparison of the FTC's standard-essential patent agreements with Google and Bosch

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There's still an intense debate over yesterday's FTC-Google settlement. In my first reaction and my subsequent explanation of the mechanics of the patent part of the deal, I focused on the implications of the agreement for Google's (Motorola's) ongoing disputes with Apple and Microsoft, and to a lesser degree on...
Comparison of the FTC's standard-essential patent agreements with Google and Bosch

Latin America Drives DirecTV's Growth; 590K New Subs In 3 Months

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DirecTV (NYSE: DTV) continues to provide a useful blueprint for other U.S. media companies looking to expand into Latin America. On Thursday, the satellite TV service provider announced that it had added 590,000 subscribers in the region in the fourth quarter, a performance that drove the company’s impressive earnings...
Latin America Drives DirecTV's Growth; 590K New Subs In 3 Months

Boot up: Google product lives, Motorola slapped, Apple's missed chances, and more

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Plus Google Australia gets hacked (sorta), the sensory computer?, Android virus bypass and moreA burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamPredicting Google closures >> gwern.netGwern Branwen: Naturally, we are preached at by apologists that Google owes us nothing and if it's a...
Boot up: Google product lives, Motorola slapped, Apple's missed chances, and more

The Validation Board: A free tool for testing new startup ideas from Lean Startup Machine

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Hailing from the Lean Startup Machine, The Validation Board is a deceptively simple, free tool for testing out your latest startup and product ideas. The board is based on Eric Ries’s Lean Startup methodology, and according to LSM, it was developed by studying the processes of over 500 startups. It’s no secret that most...
The Validation Board: A free tool for testing new startup ideas from Lean Startup Machine

Blueprint: A CSS Framework | Spend your time innovating, not replicating

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Blueprint: A CSS Framework | Spend your time innovating, not replicating

Mass Effect 3 – review

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Xbox 360/PS3/PC; £39.99; cert 15+; BioWare/EAAcross the country, it's a fair bet that right now, an awful lot of gamers are praying for the sort of snow that decimates public transport and provides a ready-made excuse to skip work. After all, there are more important things to do, such as...
Mass Effect 3 – review

University of California, Riverside runs entire building floor off of 1.1-megawatt green battery

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We're used to batteries powering a lot of devices, but the University of California, Riverside is upping that a notch by charging up a whole floor's worth. The school's Winston Chung Global Energy Center is walking the eco-friendly walk and has started using a huge bank of rare earth,...
University of California, Riverside runs entire building floor off of 1.1-megawatt green battery

@freever I remember why I didn't investigate Blueprint. Check out the test by @justinhartman. http://is.gd/9L3kx Hope its improved in a year

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@freever I remember why I didn't investigate Blueprint. Check out the test by @justinhartman. http://is.gd/9L3kx Hope its improved in a year
The BlackBerry Z10 gets at least one thing right: Repairability
Windows apps on Android? Wine could make it happen

VCs Are Gossiping About A $1 Billion Pinterest Round That Doesn't Exist

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We've been hearing whispers of a new Pinterest round in the works at a $1 billion+ valuation. We asked around. Here's what we think is really going on. Six industry sources told us about a rumored Pinterest round. One source familiar with the company pegged the new valuation between...
VCs Are Gossiping About A $1 Billion Pinterest Round That Doesn't Exist

The Rise Of Transactional Advertising

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This guest post is authored by Alex Rampell, the founder and CEO of TrialPay. This is a follow on to an earlier article “The End Of Brand Advertising,” where Rampell argues that the collision of online and offline advertising paradigms will have a profound impact on free content. Rampell’s most...
The Rise Of Transactional Advertising

T-Mobile could become the good guy carrier you've always wanted

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If you’re thinking of making the switch to a new carrier, T-Mobile is making a good case for what it should be the one you choose. The self-described “un-carrier” will start rolling out its LTE network later this month, and with it, is activating the LTE functionality in the Galaxy Note II, which...
T-Mobile could become the good guy carrier you've always wanted
MediSafe helps families and physicians make sure those pills get taken

YC Alum PlanGrid Launches 2.0 To Bring Construction Blueprints To The iPhone, Too

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PlanGrid co-founder and CEO Ryan Sutton-Gee doesn’t exactly fit the mold you might expect from the founder of a San Francisco-based that recently graduated from the super selective Y Combinator incubator. Sure, he’s young and super smart. But when you meet him, he’s not really up on the latest...
YC Alum PlanGrid Launches 2.0 To Bring Construction Blueprints To The iPhone, Too

QuantiaMD raises $12M for online community for doctors

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Social networking for doctors is heating up.  This summer, Sermo, which had raised $40 million for its online physician community, was acquired by health insights company WorldOne.  Last month, Doximity, a LinkedIn-like network for doctors, raised an additional $17 million. And on Tuesday, QuantiaMD, a Waltham, Mass.-based company providing an...
QuantiaMD raises $12M for online community for doctors

Valve's Comprehensive Strategy Shows How To Go From Fee To Free... And Increase Revenue Twelve-fold

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We've writen about Valve's approach to the market many times before. The company believes strongly that "piracy" is a service problem not a legal problem. It knows that it can easily compete with piracy by offering a better service, something that it regularly succeeds in doing. However, On The Media...
Valve's Comprehensive Strategy Shows How To Go From Fee To Free... And Increase Revenue Twelve-fold

Social apps for business: This is your Instagram moment

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Lawrence Coburn, the CEO of DoubleDutch, creators of Pride, a free, mobile only, collaboration app for business teams.  Try it here. Our nascent industry’s fastest growing, best capitalized, and highest profile startup is apparently getting absorbed by Microsoft for over $1B. While...
Social apps for business: This is your Instagram moment

Google patent outlines phone call spying for personalized ad serving

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With Microsoft and numerous regulatory bodies nipping at Google’s heels decrying the Internet giant of shady advertising practices and loose privacy standards, one would think the Mountain View, Calif.-based Company might lie low for a while. Well, that is not the case: The Next Web reported on a Google patent today that introduces...
Google patent outlines phone call spying for personalized ad serving
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