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The UK’s highest court launches a Twitter account to broadcast its latest rulings

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The highest court in the UK has launched a Twitter account and will begin tweeting news about its latest judgements imminently. The @UKSupremeCourt account has yet to tweet, but the court’s Twitter ‘broadcast service’ will kick-off by tweeting live coverage of the new justice Lord Reed being sworn in at...
The UK’s highest court launches a Twitter account to broadcast its latest rulings

How To Buy Facebook Stock

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Facebook goes public tomorrow. It could be worth well over $100 billion dollars. Want to get a piece of that? It's going to be very tricky for mere mortals to get Facebook stock in the IPO. If you want shares, here's what you have to do. "First, get a ton...
How To Buy Facebook Stock

AT&T Says Throttling of Unlimited Data Users Done on Case-by-Case Basis

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Last week, a firestorm erupted over the publicization of AT&T policies that can result in users on grandfathered unlimited data plans seeing their data speeds throttled after burning through as little as 2 GB in a month. Early reports on the policy, which went into effect last October as intended...
AT&T Says Throttling of Unlimited Data Users Done on Case-by-Case Basis
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$99 AppleCare+ for iPad Coming Alongside iPad 3?

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With the launch of the iPhone 4S last October, Apple debuted AppleCare+ for iPhone, a new $99 extended warranty program that includes coverage for accidental damage to the user's device over the two-year coverage period. Valid for up to two incidents of accidental damage with a $49 deductible per incident,...
$99 AppleCare+ for iPad Coming Alongside iPad 3?

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

Time Warner Is Handing Out A Tiny Refund For People That Complain About Not Seeing The Knicks (TWC)

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Mark Zwerdling tweeted that he got a $5.20 refund from Time Warner Cable because they weren't carrying MSG — a big problem now that Linsanity has taken over the nation. We spoke with Zwerdling to confirm, and he said that, as a subscriber to the TWC Sports Service Extra...
Time Warner Is Handing Out A Tiny Refund For People That Complain About Not Seeing The Knicks (TWC)

9 Super Cool iPad Mods Made With Lasers (AAPL)

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Apple offers custom text engraving on the back of your iPad if you want it, but that's a little boring. With help from laser engraving services, you can deck your iPad out with any text or image you want. There are a number of services out there, such as In...
9 Super Cool iPad Mods Made With Lasers (AAPL)

iPhone User Awarded $850 in Judgment Against AT&T Over Throttling

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Associated Press reports that an iPhone user in California has been awarded $850 in a small claims lawsuit filed against AT&T over throttling of data speeds. The user, who was on a grandfathered unlimited data plan, saw his data speeds drastically slashed once he reached 1.5-2 GB in a given...
iPhone User Awarded $850 in Judgment Against AT&T Over Throttling

Esteemed Israeli university sues Microsoft for $6.45 million, alleging improper IP use

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Microsoft has been sued by Technion – Israel Institue of Technology for damages of NIS 25 million ($6.45 million) for allegedly using intellectual property belonging to one of its professors, reports Israeli national newspaper Calacalist. Microsoft purchased the intellectual property from Israeli ad-targeting company YaData for $150 million in 2008, but Technion argues...
Esteemed Israeli university sues Microsoft for $6.45 million, alleging improper IP use

Uber Sets Its Sights on Asia

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Uber, the San Francisco-based company that powers a smartphone app for requesting car service, has been intently focused on expanding its footprint across North America and in parts of Europe (and has been fighting some regulatory battles along the way). But while the company most recently has been testing in...
Uber Sets Its Sights on Asia

Twitter Faces Censorship Backlash

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The social network Twitter is facing a storm of criticism from users, after revealing that it has implemented a system that would let it withhold particular tweets from specific countries. The company has insisted that it will not use the gagging system in a blanket fashion, but would apply...
Twitter Faces Censorship Backlash

HOW TO: Disable Facebook’s “Instant Personalization” [PRIVACY]

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Last week, Facebook added a suite of new features that let websites like Pandora and Docs.com access some of your personal information and use it to instantly personalize your experience. Pandora, for example, will recommend streaming music stations built around artist’s you’ve Liked on Facebook in the past.Most of...
HOW TO: Disable Facebook’s “Instant Personalization” [PRIVACY]

A Short Guide To Open-Source And Similar Licenses

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  Many developers and designers want to release their work into the world as open-source projects. They want others to be able to build on and share their code. The open-source community is vibrant because of this. Open-source software is available for virtually any application you could think of. Most...
A Short Guide To Open-Source And Similar Licenses

Let Developers Choose Their Tools, Apple

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(A note from Harry: Here’s a “letter to the editor” from Kevin Miller, CEO of Scotland-based RunRev. His company makes a HyperCard-like development platform; one of its investors is Mike Markkula, who funded the creation of the Apple II and later served as Apple’s CEO.) In recent weeks, there has...
Let Developers Choose Their Tools, Apple

Twitter tap dances around tweet takedown requests

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Twitter is becoming quite the tightrope artist with new technology that will help it better walk the thin line between supporting free speech and honoring takedown requests. The information network has developed a system for withholding tweets from the streams of users in select countries, as opposed to deleting them...
Twitter tap dances around tweet takedown requests

Tech Today: Blogosphere Takes on Twitter Censorship

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Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images A shop in Tahrir Square is spray painted with the word Twitter after the government shut off internet access on February 4, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt. Reactions to Twitter Censorship Announcement: Twitter’s announced yesterday that it now has the ability to censor content on a country-by-country...
Tech Today: Blogosphere Takes on Twitter Censorship

Gawker: Comment Caste System = More Comments

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Last summer, Gawker announced a new comment system for all their sites. The change meant that comments wouldn’t be displayed solely based on ratings or timing—instead, they would be ranked according to the popularity/usefulness/awesomeness of the commenter. Particularly popular/useful/awesome commenters would even get the power to promote comments by...
Gawker: Comment Caste System = More Comments

Hot Potato Tosses A New Site, API, And iPhone App With Foursquare Integration At You

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Back in November, the location-based social event service Hot Potato launched at our Realtime CrunchUp. Today, they’ve taken what was a solid service, and made it a lot better with a number of upgrades. First and foremost, there is a new iPhone application that just went live in the App...
Hot Potato Tosses A New Site, API, And iPhone App With Foursquare Integration At You
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?