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Sony outs NEX-FS700 cinema camera: does crazy slow-mo now, 4K coming later

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Sony stole our hearts with the NEX-FS100, which brought large-sensor filming into the reach of low-budget productions. When we heard rumors of a 4K-capable FS700 model coming for $9,000, known in North America as the NEX-FS700U or in Europe as the NEX-FS700E, we got ready to hand over our...
Sony outs NEX-FS700 cinema camera: does crazy slow-mo now, 4K coming later
FreedomPop announces network expansion for nationwide coverage alongside new 3G/4G 'Overdrive Pro' hotspot

Boot up: making apps simpler, South Korea's smartphone market, and more

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Plus Microsoft's volume licensing explained, JQuery dumps older Internet Explorer, and moreA burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamCognitive overhead, or why your product isn't as simple as you think >> TechCrunchDavid Lieb, of the makers of app Bump: To illustrate the...
Boot up: making apps simpler, South Korea's smartphone market, and more

Africa needs servers: Mobile penetration has occurred, but where’s the infrastructure?

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Emerging markets easily play one of the most important roles in the tech community — holding promise for growth and innovation, while also serving as a completely new demographic for existing tech giants and startups alike. This is exactly why keeping tabs on these markets is essential, even if you’re...
Africa needs servers: Mobile penetration has occurred, but where’s the infrastructure?

Bubble Safari, Wish, social readers, Viddy and more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by DAU

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Zynga’s Bubble Safari had a big week, taking the top spot on our list of fastest growing Facebook applications by daily active users. Earlier this week the game led our list of apps growing by monthly active users, as well. The titles below grew between 190,000 and 3.9 million DAU, based...
Bubble Safari, Wish, social readers, Viddy and more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook apps by DAU
Samsung Galaxy S III announced: 4.8-inch 720p display, eye tracking, available later this month

Huawei Honor 2 unveiled: 1.4GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, 4.5-inch 326 PPI display

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Never one to stop unfurling new smartphones, Huawei's just detailed yet another high-end Android handset. The Honor 2 packs the company's in-house K3V2 1.4GHz quad-core chip, up from the single-core found in the original, alongside 2GB of RAM and 8GB of built-in storage. Around the back, there's the BSI...
Huawei Honor 2 unveiled: 1.4GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, 4.5-inch 326 PPI display

Watch as Mozilla demos WebRTC video calling in Firefox Aurora, from the browser to phone

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WebRTC, which stands for ‘Web Real-Time Communications,’ is an open source project to enable real-time communication, like video calls and file-sharing, between browsers. As you may know, Mozilla is invested heavily in WebRTC’s success as a replacement to plugin-heavy VoIP and video conferencing services. Now, as WebRTC is standardized by the W3C, Mozilla has made ”all parts of...
Watch as Mozilla demos WebRTC video calling in Firefox Aurora, from the browser to phone

Tesla Has a Fresh $1 Billion -- And Lots of Ways to Spend It

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Tesla Motors Inc. just raised about $1 billion in new capital, riding a remarkable burst of investor exuberance. New Tesla shareholders will now get to see just how fast the auto business gobbles up money. After it pays off a $452.4 million federal loan, Tesla says in a filing today,...
Tesla Has a Fresh $1 Billion -- And Lots of Ways to Spend It

Researchers develop femtosecond laser that can diagnose, blast cancerous tumors

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee's Center for Laser Applications have developed a femtosecond laser that can non-invasively diagnose, map, irradiate and burn cancerous tumors. Utilizing a beam that pulses at one-quadrillionth of a second, the technology is able to seek out growths and obliterate them with an increased...
Researchers develop femtosecond laser that can diagnose, blast cancerous tumors
Is Tumblr the new GeoCities? VC Fred Wilson says no, points to ads

Four Early Employees Have Left Airbnb, Including Its Lead Engineer

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Folks at Airbnb are talking about how some of their longest-tenured colleagues are leaving--including Nick Grandy, Airbnb's very first employee. Two sources have confirmed Grandy's departure, though his LinkedIn profile still has him at Airbnb. He'd only been there two years. We don't know Grandy's future plans, but we notice...
Four Early Employees Have Left Airbnb, Including Its Lead Engineer

Facebook pumps new blood into flagging Digg: Mobile traffic up 29% since December

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Digg might be seeing a nice burst of new traffic thanks to Facebook’s recent Timeline and Open Graph initiatives. In a post titled “How Facebook Changed our Mobile Traffic“, Digg’s team discussed how mobile traffic to the site has risen since it launched its Timeline app in December. Depending on...
Facebook pumps new blood into flagging Digg: Mobile traffic up 29% since December

Tesla offers loaner cars, valet service

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In a burst of service-related announcements today, Tesla says it will build a fleet of loaner cars for when owners have their cars in service, and says its battery warranty covers everything except collisions and intentional damage. [Read more]...
Tesla offers loaner cars, valet service

Facebook tests $100 charge to message strangers, isn't a big fan of spam

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Facebook raised alarm bells among some social networkers when it confirmed that it's experimenting with letting strangers message them for a fee. As we're learning, however, it's keenly aware of the ramifications if that fee is too low. The company has confirmed that it's toying with "extreme price points,"...
Facebook tests $100 charge to message strangers, isn't a big fan of spam

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The 5am routine is back! I am writing this from my home office. We slept at home last night. Ten weeks in hotels is over. Thank god. It's hard to feel sorry for yourself when you are staying in nice hotels when others who were displaced from Sandy are in...
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How the iconic post-Sandy 'New York' cover photo was shot

Boot up: Evi saved?, improving Android, making money, the patent mess and more

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Plus be careful what you link to, the Android radar and moreA quick burst of 7 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamSources: Apple not pulling Evi app, working with developers to avoid confusion >> The VergeDespite what True Knowledge told TechCrunch, the app remains...
Boot up: Evi saved?, improving Android, making money, the patent mess and more

Was "House of Cards" Worth It For Netflix?

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Netflix got into the HBO business with a bang in February when it launched “House of Cards”. The much-hyped miniseries had a big budget, big names in front of the camera and behind it, and a Big Idea — binge viewing! — that generated even more buzz for the launch....
Was "House of Cards" Worth It For Netflix?

Snapchat Has Shared 110M Self-Destructing Photos, Hires Devs To Build Android App

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Snapchat hopes to outgrow its bad rap as a sexting app, but first it’s outgrowing the Stanford dorm room where it started. Today it announced it has hired a community manager and two engineers, and has now been used to share 110 million photos that each disappear after a set...
Snapchat Has Shared 110M Self-Destructing Photos, Hires Devs To Build Android App

Boot up: Google v DuckDuckGo, porn 'stats' v truth, Glass at Wimbledon and more

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Plus HTC profiled, Kickstarter apologises, Facebook apologises over data leak, and moreA burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamDuckDuckGo's post-PRISM growth actually proves no one cares about "private" search >> Search Engine LandDanny Sullivan: Look out, Google! Duck Duck Go is on...
Boot up: Google v DuckDuckGo, porn 'stats' v truth, Glass at Wimbledon and more

HTC revenue and profits plummet

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Mobile handset maker warns first-quarter revenues could fall 17% and operating profit margins could drop almost to zeroThe Taiwanese mobile handset maker, HTC, showed the extent of the squeeze it is suffering from South Korean rival Samsung as it warned first-quarter revenues could fall 17% compared to the last three...
HTC revenue and profits plummet
OmniVision announces 4K2K-capable 16-megapixel sensors for mobile

Startups, Raising Money By Crowdfunding May Scare Off Other Investors

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Entrepreneurs considering raising capital using crowdfunding should be prepared to abide by the Pee Wee Herman rule: if you like it, you might have to marry it.  Alarms have already been raised about potential risks to retail investors posed by the wildly popular new process to raise capital. However, most...
Startups, Raising Money By Crowdfunding May Scare Off Other Investors

Better Algorithms Beat More Data -- And Here's Why

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Image via vichie81Recently, Omar Tawakol from BlueKai wrote a fascinating article positing that More Data Beats Better Algorithms. He argued that more data trumps a better algorithm, but better still is having an algorithm that augments your data with linkages and connections, in the end creating a more robust data...
Better Algorithms Beat More Data -- And Here's Why

You Don't Have To Spend A Fortune To Get One Of Those Fancy 4G Phones (T)

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For the last year or so, all those 4G LTE phones tended to cost a fortune, usually starting at $300 with a two-year contract. AT&T and Pantech decided to take a different approach by offering the new Burst for just $50. Check out our quick hands on video to...
You Don't Have To Spend A Fortune To Get One Of Those Fancy 4G Phones (T)

Canon welcomes ELPH 530 HS / 320 HS, SX260 HS and D20 to PowerShot lineup

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In addition to the new additions to Canon's A-Series of digital cameras, the company is also giving more demanding consumers a similar outpouring of love with four additional shooters in the PowerShot family, which sport a diverse array of features such as WiFi connectivity, 20x optical zoom and rugged...
Canon welcomes ELPH 530 HS / 320 HS, SX260 HS and D20 to PowerShot lineup

Boot up: RIM's bad numbers, EU to bite Samsung, Apple and patents, and more

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Plus The Oatmeal on the web, how Google sweetened the selloff of Motorola Home, is Nokia making a 10in tablet?, Apple's security and moreA quick burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamPatents: that word does not mean what you think it means...
Boot up: RIM's bad numbers, EU to bite Samsung, Apple and patents, and more

Canon's $800 18MP EOS-b DSLR pops up on Best Buy's website for pre-order

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It looks as though Canon will have a new DSLR to announce very shortly, if a listing on Best Buy's website is any indicator. While there is currently no image to be seen, the unannounced 18-megapixel DSLR is dubbed as the EOS-b and it's priced at $800 with an...
Canon's $800 18MP EOS-b DSLR pops up on Best Buy's website for pre-order

LeakID And The DMCA Takedown Notice Farce

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The DMCA notice and takedown system was considered to be a significant concession on the part of the content industries when it debuted. Over the intervening years, it has become a very powerful weapon, one that is brandished carelessly by many copyright holders. In order to protect their safe harbors,...
LeakID And The DMCA Takedown Notice Farce
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