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EU Open Data law set to speed the development of Europe-wide services

Busted Tees Coupons

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Busted Tees Coupons is a post from Chris PirilloUntil 4/30/10 Busted Tees has t-shirts on sale for just $10 as part of their Mega Sale. Not cheap enough for you? Use coupon code PICKLEBT1008 to take $5 off your order and drop the price to only $5 plus shipping. Some...
Busted Tees Coupons

Borders - 50% off All Twilight Saga Apparel and Gifts

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Borders - 50% off All Twilight Saga Apparel and Gifts
US maps Afghanistan's geology... from 50,000 feet

CSS Bugs and Inconsistencies in Firefox 3.x

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There aren’t many articles covering incompatibilities, or CSS differences in Firefox alone — and for good reason. Firefox has always done an excellent good job of supporting both CSS and JavaScript in a standards-compliant manner without too many awkward bugs. There are, however, a few CSS properties and selectors that...
CSS Bugs and Inconsistencies in Firefox 3.x

Samsung patent uses tiny, bright pixels to create seamless folding displays

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Creating a seamless display in a foldable device can go a long way towards selling customers on the notion that two screens are better than one: otherwise, you end up with a disjointed effect. Samsung has been trying to solve that problem for years, but a newly-granted US patent...
Samsung patent uses tiny, bright pixels to create seamless folding displays

New Stats: 2011 Was Good For E-Books, Not So Good For Print

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The Association of American Publishers closes out calendar year 2011 today with a round of new stats on print and digital books. Publishers’ e-book revenues were up 117.3 percent in 2011, with hardcover, paperback and mass market sales declining sharply and affected in part by Borders’ closing. Here’s how...
New Stats: 2011 Was Good For E-Books, Not So Good For Print
Medal of Honor Warfighter multiplayer and campaign details revealed
Tim Cook confirms: Apple spending $100 million to build new Macs in Texas

Russia Demands Internet Takeover By The UN... And Then Retracts It

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Quite a week for random governmental retractions. Back in February, when we first warned about the upcoming "World Conference on International Telecommunications" (WCIT) meeting of the UN's International Telecommunications Union (ITU), we noted that the thing to be most afraid of was countries like Russia and China using the process...
Russia Demands Internet Takeover By The UN... And Then Retracts It

EU digital rights groups demand net neutrality protection

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More than 80 European digital rights organizations on Wednesday called on the European Commission to do more to protect net neutrality.The groups, represented by The European Consumer Organization (BEUC) and European Digital Rights (EDRi), are demanding an end to "dangerous experimentation with the functioning of the Internet in Europe."The...
EU digital rights groups demand net neutrality protection

What The World's Biggest Apple Fanboy Has To Say About His New Job At Google (GOOG)

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MG Siegler, the TechCrunch columnist and venture capitalist known best for his unabashed pro-Apple bias, spurred a lot of discussion (and mockery) today when he announced he was departing Michael Arrington's VC firm CrunchFund for Google Ventures. The irony wasn't lost on us: the idea of a part-time Apple blogger...
What The World's Biggest Apple Fanboy Has To Say About His New Job At Google (GOOG)

eBay encourages sellers to oppose Senate's pending online sales tax bill

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On Sunday, Reuters reported that millions of eBay users woke up to an e-mail from Chief Executive John Donahoe. Donahoe reached out to argue against pending federal sales tax legislation in the Senate, encouraging merchants to lobby their representatives quickly. The Marketplace Fairness Act is set to be voted...
eBay encourages sellers to oppose Senate's pending online sales tax bill

Why It's Mathematically Impossible To Avoid Infringing On Software Patents

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In 2008 James Bessen and Michael Meurer came out with a truly excellent book, Patent Failure. It's chock full of excellent information and a pretty wide survey of the research showing just how much patents harm innovation. While I don't necessarily agree with the "solutions" proposed, the key thesis of...
Why It's Mathematically Impossible To Avoid Infringing On Software Patents

RT @DUKEpress "Professors Beyond Borders: new charity will allow academics to share expertise in developing world: http://bit.ly/9qP8pn"

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RT @DUKEpress "Professors Beyond Borders: new charity will allow academics to share expertise in developing world: http://bit.ly/9qP8pn"

Cuba's undersea fiber cable potentially sees consumer internet use for first time

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An underwater fiber cable linking Cuba and Venezuela has given the island a hard connection to the internet since 2011, but reports have said that only government bodies from both countries have used the line. According to internet and network analysis firm Renesys, the cable lit up with activity...
Cuba's undersea fiber cable potentially sees consumer internet use for first time

How to make Europe work for your startup, from day one

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This is a guest post by Ifeelgoods co-founder and CEO Michael Amar. For too many American technology start-ups, Europe is a dirty word. Classically, US start-ups have pursued the European market after their Series B or C funding rounds, or even later. Many companies only consider Europe when their US growth begins...
How to make Europe work for your startup, from day one

ACTA 2.0 is like a backdoor way to enact SOPA

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People protesting SOPA The web community and political activists fighting for less draconian copyright laws have seized the opportunity afforded to them by the defeat of the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act in the U.S. Congress to go after a bigger topic, the exportation of SOPA-style...
ACTA 2.0 is like a backdoor way to enact SOPA

Someday, Your Reputation May Be More Important Than Your Net Worth

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A new social class is emerging on the Internet and your place in it depends on your reputation.  In this world, you might be nothing, "but online you might be king," explained Betterworks co-founder Paige Craig, an angel investor in more than 50 companies. Craig said he invested in...
Someday, Your Reputation May Be More Important Than Your Net Worth

We don't need Suzanne Moore and Julie Burchill to police the borders of womanhood

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Two 'feminist' writers, Julie Burchill and Suzanna Moore, urgently need to update their thinking about what it is to be a woman and realise that transsexuals fighting back is not 'bullying', writes Dr Brooke Magnanti....
We don't need Suzanne Moore and Julie Burchill to police the borders of womanhood

Editorial: Media 'release windows' are increasingly archaic, futile and hostile

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Last week's Downton Abbey broadcast debacle, while not representative of the world's most acute problems, unnervingly illustrated one of the many ways that media companies fail to understand markets, technology and day-to-day consumer realities. The hit show ended its third season on December 25th with an extreme plot development....
Editorial: Media 'release windows' are increasingly archaic, futile and hostile

New iPhone: What could go wrong for Apple today

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It's hard to argue with Apple's success. It's the most valuable company in the world; its profits are through the roof; and it has a devoted following that borders -- let's be honest -- on fanatical. (For proof, see the meme-driven "Things" Apple Fanatics Say, parts one and two. Then...
New iPhone: What could go wrong for Apple today

And Now Barnes & Noble Plans to Integrate NFC Into the Nook

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Barnes and Noble's flagship. (flickr.com/edenpictures) Yesterday Barnes & Noble announced a splashy Microsoft partnership, complete with major cash infusion. Today, Fortune has a Q&A with CEO William Lynch, speculating on how the bookseller can leverage NFC technologies. Whatever its eventual fate, this company seems damned determined that if there's an obituary involved,...
And Now Barnes & Noble Plans to Integrate NFC Into the Nook

Samsung 'Baffin' pops up in FCC; reportedly mixes 5-inch WVGA display, quad-core CPU

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Apparently feeling we were running low on Galaxy smartphones after the current lineup of Galaxy S III, Galaxy S III mini and Galaxy Note II, Samsung's SHV-E270L just made the FCC rounds and is rumored to be next in line. Flashing its codename "Baffin" in the documents, this device...
Samsung 'Baffin' pops up in FCC; reportedly mixes 5-inch WVGA display, quad-core CPU

Tim Waterstone warns Amazon tax avoidance could kill off bookshops

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Founder of UK books chain says Amazon tax planning fits pattern of 'rude, contemptuous, arrogant' online companyTim Waterstone, the founder of the eponymous bookstores, has warned that Amazon's "grotesquely unfair" avoidance of millions of pounds of UK taxes could lead to the death of high street bookshops.Waterstone said Amazon's tax...
Tim Waterstone warns Amazon tax avoidance could kill off bookshops

Orange begins first HD Voice calls between countries, decides clarity knows no borders

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Orange was one of the vanguards of high-quality cellphone calls, having kicked off HD Voice with a Moldovian launch back in 2009. The premium chatter has always stopped at the border, however -- even two Orange customers couldn't see the improvement if they were in different countries. The carrier...
Orange begins first HD Voice calls between countries, decides clarity knows no borders

UN proposal to grant all governments equal 'rights' in managing the Internet has been withdrawn

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In a key victory for the United States’ delegation at the ITU moot in Dubai, a proposal backed by Arab states, China, and Russia has been beaten back. Or, put another way, it has been pulled from discussion, rendering it over for the time being. The US had been firing...
UN proposal to grant all governments equal 'rights' in managing the Internet has been withdrawn

Czech Government Suspends ACTA Ratification

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Following Poland's lead, the Czech Prime Minister, Petr Necas has announced that the government there will suspend the ACTA ratification process until the country has had more time to analyze the agreement. This follows a "wave of protests" across Europe, in which this agreement, that everyone assumed was going through...
Czech Government Suspends ACTA Ratification

Pixplit, the Instagram for social photo collages, now enables private and solo 'splits'

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Back in December we reported on Pixplit, which we noted was like an Instagram for social photo collages, adding that it’s a lot more fun than you might think. Since then, Pixplit has landed on Android, and this week both versions of the app have received a bit of a...
Pixplit, the Instagram for social photo collages, now enables private and solo 'splits'
Police arrest man for forging evidence in Facebook lawsuit
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