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Apple defends green credentials of cloud computing services

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Greenpeace report named Apple among worst offenders for using highly polluting coal to power their data centresApple disclosed sensitive information about energy demand at the data centre housing its iCloud service for the first time on Tuesday, defending its green credentials in the face of a campaign by Greenpeace.In a...
Apple defends green credentials of cloud computing services
Google 'Zerg Rush' and fight off the hordes invading your search results

This 'Marry Me' video only feeds my existential crisis | Sunny Hundal

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We are all moved by love and amateur dancing, but seeing other people's lavish marriage proposals is making me feel inadequateThis video turned up on my Facebook feed the other day, as is de rigueur, and I watched with much amusement. As I got into it, my amusement turned into...
This 'Marry Me' video only feeds my existential crisis | Sunny Hundal

Location-Based Shopping App Shopkick Partners With MasterCard On Rewards Program

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Mobile shopping app shopkick is announcing a partnership with MasterCard today which will allow cardholders to earn “kicks” (shopkicks’ in-app rewards) by linking their card with shopkick’s Buy & Collect program and making qualifying purchases. These kicks can later be redeemed for things like gift cards, music downloads, movie tickets, and other...
Location-Based Shopping App Shopkick Partners With MasterCard On Rewards Program

Straight from New York Design Week: Inflatable ‘meat’ balloons – Yes, really

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Given that it is Sunday night, there is a strong chance that in the past few days, as the weekend came, crescendoed, and now flees, you have attended a party. Good for you. Bonus points if you hosted, of course. However, I bet that at the soiree you attended, balloons were in...
Straight from New York Design Week: Inflatable ‘meat’ balloons – Yes, really

As BPI Tries To Block The Pirate Bay From The UK, Dan Bull Explains Why Musicians Should Block BPI

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With Newzbin2 getting censored in the UK, BPI -- basically, the UK wing of the RIAA -- has been looking to have courts order many more sites blocked, with The Pirate Bay being target number one. Dan Bull, the UK-based musician who we've written about many times for his consistently...
As BPI Tries To Block The Pirate Bay From The UK, Dan Bull Explains Why Musicians Should Block BPI
Striiv pedometer goes wireless, gets social
Brainstorming site Tricider falls victim to outrageous clone
AllThingsD Is Launching a Timeline of Tech on Facebook -- and We Need Your Help

Kickstarter Gets Yet Another $1M Project: The Pebble, An iPhone-Friendly Smartwatch

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And my love/hate relationship with Kickstarter only continues to grow. Screw paying bills, I have shiny things to buy. Hitting your self-set funding goal on a Kickstarter project is great and all — but all the really cool kids pull in at least a million bucks. Bonus points for...
Kickstarter Gets Yet Another $1M Project: The Pebble, An iPhone-Friendly Smartwatch
Android 'Key Lime Pie' comes after Jelly Bean
Geek Made: 10 heartfelt gifts for the unique geek in your life
Bird-free physics puzzling in space with Gravity Fleet

DailyDirt: I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing...

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The Cola Wars have been over for a long time. As usual in war, there are no real winners -- just a lot of wasted spending. Now that we're giving peace a chance, here are just a few lingering concerns over these dark-colored soft drinks. Coca-Cola and Pepsi are going...
DailyDirt: I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing...

Where in the World?

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Years ago, before Flickr came into my life and provided incentives for hyper-identifying everything about every photograph, I had a brief-lived series of photographic teases called Where in the World? — or something like that. (Can’t find the links right now. Maybe later.) So I thought I’d fire it...
Where in the World?

An Author’s Plan for Social Media Efforts

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Here’s a freebie: if I were an author looking to get the most out of the social web (and I am), I’d do something along the lines of what I’m about to share. Your mileage may vary, but here’s a decent approximation of the things I’d do. Please feel...
An Author’s Plan for Social Media Efforts

livejamie on Naming myself “LOL” in single-player video games will never cease to be hilarious. (Bonus points to who can name the game.)

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livejamie on Naming myself “LOL” in single-player video games will never cease to be hilarious. (Bonus points to who can name the game.)

Distimo Monitor Lets Developers Track Mobile Apps Across Platforms

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App store analytics startup Distimo is diversifying its business model and broadening its current offering of reports for operators and handset manufacturers with a new product dubbed Monitor. This solution enables mobile application developers to collect and analyze relevant statistics about their works across app stores. Bonus points for...
Distimo Monitor Lets Developers Track Mobile Apps Across Platforms

Like Royal Weddings

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Nat Torkington: Tech Giant IPOs are like Royal Weddings: the people act nice but you know it’s a seething roiling pit of hate, greed, money, and desperation that goes on a bit too long so by the end you just want to put an angry chili-covered porcupine in everyone’s anus...
Like Royal Weddings

livejamie on Naming myself “LOL” in single-player video games will never cease to be hilarious. (Bonus points to who can name the game.)

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livejamie on Naming myself “LOL” in single-player video games will never cease to be hilarious. (Bonus points to who can name the game.)

livejamie on Naming myself “LOL” in single-player video games will never cease to be hilarious. (Bonus points to who can name the game.)

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livejamie on Naming myself “LOL” in single-player video games will never cease to be hilarious. (Bonus points to who can name the game.)
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