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US Women's Gymnastics Team Decides Self-Chosen Nickname 'Fierce Five' Needs Trademark Protection

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Is anyone else out there excited to hear about athletes trademarking nicknames? Anyone? Or is it just another one of those things that seems to go hand-in-hand with buying defensive patents by the bucket-load and fending off onerous members of artists' estates? These IP land grabs seem to be a...
US Women's Gymnastics Team Decides Self-Chosen Nickname 'Fierce Five' Needs Trademark Protection

Bing Is For Doing Things It Tells You Not To Do

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“Bing Is For Doing” is the new catch-phrase being used in new ads for Microsoft’s search engine. But in a bit of irony, one new literally suggests jumping off a cliff then in small print warns, “Do not attempt.” I first saw the ad on Sunday when watching the Mad...
Bing Is For Doing Things It Tells You Not To Do

Happy Solyndra bankruptcy day! A look back at the zombie that won't die

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The Solyndra story is like a zombie in a low budget horror movie: it shuffles along, it falls over, it gets back up and it just keeps walking towards you . . . drooling, bloody and just plain gross. Today, September 6, marks the one-year anniversary of the day that...
Happy Solyndra bankruptcy day! A look back at the zombie that won't die

Google Admits Microsoft Is Right, Will Begin Serving Answers Instead Of Links (GOOG, MSFT)

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Google is expanding its search engine to present more answers at the top of search listings, instead of the list of links to third party Web sites that the search engine is known for. That's according to a report today in the Wall Street Journal. Google's top search engineer,...
Google Admits Microsoft Is Right, Will Begin Serving Answers Instead Of Links (GOOG, MSFT)

iPad: Revolutionary, Magical, and a Little Late

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On January 27th, Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad and said it would be available in two months. Now Apple has announced the specifics concerning availability of the Wi-Fi version–and the company’s saying it’ll go on sale on Saturday, April 3rd. It’ll accept pre-orders starting on March 12th for both the...
iPad: Revolutionary, Magical, and a Little Late

Windows 8 is all IE and Bing by default so Google shows you how to install Chrome and Search

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Windows 8 launched last night and is available worldwide starting today. To celebrate, Google is showing Windows 8 users how to get Google Search and Google Chrome into Microsoft’s latest and greatest operating system. It’s not exactly surprising that Mountain View would rather you using its products over Redmond’s Bing...
Windows 8 is all IE and Bing by default so Google shows you how to install Chrome and Search

Bill Clinton praises Obama's fuel efficiency standards, energy strategy

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While the ghost of Solyndra was alive and well at the Republican National Convention (it’s now a year after the company’s bankruptcy), one of the Democratic National Convention’s key speakers, Bill Clinton, only briefly touched on energy and climate policy in his prepared remarks. Clinton, usually a total energy nerd,...
Bill Clinton praises Obama's fuel efficiency standards, energy strategy

Marc Benioff Thanks IBM For Giving Him His Latest Marketing Spiel (CRM)

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Marc Benioff has a new catch phrase from Salesforce. Out is phrase "social enterprise" and in is the phrase "become a customer company." Benioff had to give up the "social enterprise" last year because the phrase was originally used by non-profits to indicate social active companies. When he tried to...
Marc Benioff Thanks IBM For Giving Him His Latest Marketing Spiel (CRM)

This Site Mocks You For Having 'First World Problems,' And Silicon Valley For Spending Billions Solving Them

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These days, a lot of money and work in Silicon Valley goes into building mundane things like sharing apps and social games. An anonymous person created a Website to mock this trend. It's called FirstWorldProblems.biz, and its catch-phrase is "Need a first-world problem solved? Silicon Valley has got you covered." Go...
This Site Mocks You For Having 'First World Problems,' And Silicon Valley For Spending Billions Solving Them
Internet memes are trench warfare in an election year

The 404 1,141: Where we feed the dogs (podcast)

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Board games go full Inception on today's show with Hasbro and Zynga teaming up to announce IRL versions of popular digital games they created...that are actually based on the original games. Confused? We'll lay it all out, and also tell you about Will.i.am and Simon Cowell's latest gameshow idea, the...
The 404 1,141: Where we feed the dogs (podcast)

Startup of the Week: Chase your dreams with Epiclist

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Freshly launched, Epiclist is like a Facebook for goals and dreams, where people write their aims and receive support through their social networks to reach them – from climbing Mount Everest to learning to bake a cake. The three energetic young founders of Epiclist – Stan Bugaev, Olga Reingen and Philipp Ständer – embody...
Startup of the Week: Chase your dreams with Epiclist

Samsung takes another jab at Apple's iPhone 5 with new Galaxy S3 ad [Video]

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Just two days before Apple’s iPhone 5 launch on Friday, Samsung has released another Galaxy S 3 video that bashes Cupertino’s latest and greatest. Like its predecessors, this TV commercial pokes fun at people who are willing to wait in line for the newest iPhone. Without further ado, here it...
Samsung takes another jab at Apple's iPhone 5 with new Galaxy S3 ad [Video]

Apple's New iPhone Software Is 'Polarizing,' Hears Plugged-In Apple Blogger John Gruber (AAPL)

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We're just one day away from Apple's big developer conference, WWDC. While we think we know what to expect, plugged-in Apple blogger John Gruber says he's not sure what Apple has up its sleeve. He says this is the first time in years that he didn't really know what to...
Apple's New iPhone Software Is 'Polarizing,' Hears Plugged-In Apple Blogger John Gruber (AAPL)
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