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Woman Posts Boyfriend Request on GitHub: Looking for 'Someone Who Maintains Their Own Server'

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Ms. Higashi (Photo: GitHub) If you’re not having much luck with traditional dating sites and you’re not a hardcore Star Trek fan, what’s a smart single gal to do? If you’re Noriko Higashi, a Japanese programmer at a social gaming company, you post a request for a boyfriend on the social...
Woman Posts Boyfriend Request on GitHub: Looking for 'Someone Who Maintains Their Own Server'

Box CEO Aaron Levie Talks About His Love/Hate Relationship With Microsoft (MSFT)

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Aaron Levie grew up in Microsoft's backyard. Today, Box's young CEO faces a strange problem with Microsoft. Redmond is Box's biggest competitor AND one its most important partners. Box's mainstay is a secure file-sharing and collaboration product. One of Microsoft's key products is SharePoint, which is, yes, a file-sharing and...
Box CEO Aaron Levie Talks About His Love/Hate Relationship With Microsoft (MSFT)
The Canon 6D: A Solid Beginner Full-Frame, With A Few Caveats For Buyers With Pro Demands [Review]

This Is The Smartest Thing Samsung Has Ever Done With An Android Phone

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When Samsung's new flagship Android phone, the Galaxy S III, launches in the U.S. in a few weeks, it'll be available on all four major carriers. But that's not the best news. This year, the Galaxy S III hardware will be the practically the same across all carriers. Before, Samsung's...
This Is The Smartest Thing Samsung Has Ever Done With An Android Phone
Twitter's down ... and it has cost the economy $1 billion already?

UK Court Wants To Limit Copyright Trolling... But Not Enough To Stop It Entirely

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Earlier this week there was a long and detailed ruling out of the UK's High Court of Justice, looking into the practice of copyright trolling (suing a bunch of alleged infringers based mainly on IP address info, where the real purpose is to send threatening letters to get people to...
UK Court Wants To Limit Copyright Trolling... But Not Enough To Stop It Entirely

About That Terrifying Bagram Crash Video

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By now you've seen the tragic footage of a Boeing 747 cargo plane crashing soon after takeoff from Bagram airport in Afghanistan. What does this look like, from an aviation perspective? To get the caveats out of the way:  - I don't know first-hand that this is an authentic video, although...
About That Terrifying Bagram Crash Video

Case lets you turn iPhone into scuba-diving camera

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The TAT7 case supposedly lets you take your iPhone down to 100 feet to shoot photos and video. But there are some caveats. [Read more]...
Case lets you turn iPhone into scuba-diving camera

Hands on with Google+ for the iPad - A promising app, with a few annoyances

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iPad owners who are fans of Google+ got some good news today, as Google released the universal binary for its iOS app, making an iPad version something better than just a Web interface or a x2 iPhone app. So we thought we’d go hands on with the new software to...
Hands on with Google+ for the iPad - A promising app, with a few annoyances

Foursquare - I Wish It Was Better For Me...

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I've been using Foursquare for a few months now, and I'm impressed with the service on many levels. But I have to be frank - the most impressive thing about it - at least in this test group of one - is what it *could* be, not what it...
Foursquare - I Wish It Was Better For Me...

Kickstarter Suspends Social Video Glasses Project; Fundraisers Decamp to IndieGoGo

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The project at issue. (screencap, Kickstarter.com) Despite all the enthusiasm for Kickstarter as savior of hardware companies, it’s still worth caveats all around. Backers should remember there’s still the occasional scam, failed project, and downright bad idea. And would-be money-raisers should remember that they are using someone else’s platform and...
Kickstarter Suspends Social Video Glasses Project; Fundraisers Decamp to IndieGoGo
Pin it, like it, buy it: Ubokia enables back-door e-commerce on Pinterest

USC battery wields silicon nanowires to hold triple the energy, charge in 10 minutes

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There's no shortage of attempts to build a better battery, usually with a few caveats. USC may have ticked all the right checkboxes with its latest discovery, however. Its use of porous, flexible silicon nanowires for the anodes in a lithium-ion battery delivers the high capacity, fast recharging and...
USC battery wields silicon nanowires to hold triple the energy, charge in 10 minutes

Review: RetroUI tries to fix Windows 8's usability woes, but only makes them worse

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Windows 8 is doing quite a job of alienating longtime Windows users. No more Start button, but a whole Start screen full of distracting live tiles; a double interface (Desktop and "Modern"); low information density on Modern apps; and the list goes on. For many companies, this isn't a...
Review: RetroUI tries to fix Windows 8's usability woes, but only makes them worse

Huawei is taking over the world (but Americans still can't pronounce it)

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Huawei, everyone’s favorite cheap smartphone maker, is taking over. Huawei has risen above the plummeting RIM and Nokia to become the third-largest smartphone maker in the world, reports the Wall Street Journal. Huawei shipped 10.8 million phones last quarter, allowing it to capture five percent of the global market.  While this is...
Huawei is taking over the world (but Americans still can't pronounce it)

The top 50 Android tablet apps

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Whether you've got a Samsung Galaxy Tab, Amazon's Kindle Fire or another Android tablet, you'll be looking for some great apps. We've picked some of the bestApple sold 15.4m iPads in the final quarter of 2011, but there is more to the market than one manufacturer and OS. Strategy Analytics...
The top 50 Android tablet apps
We Did The Math, And It Turns Out The T-Mobile iPhone 5 Could Save You A Bunch Of Money (AAPL, DT)
First look at Chrome in the Windows 8 Metro environment
Indie game roundup: Runner 2, The Bridge, and Leap Day

Duke University creates perfect, centimeter-scale invisibility cloak

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Scientists at Duke University have created the first invisibility cloak that perfectly hides centimeter-scale objects. While invisibility cloaks have been created before, they have all reflected some of the incident light, ruining the illusion. In this case, the incident light is perfectly channeled around the object, creating perfect invisibility.There are...
Duke University creates perfect, centimeter-scale invisibility cloak

Safely send private information over the Internet

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KenWid10 asked the Antivirus & Security Software forum how best to send encrypted information to someone over the Internet. You should never, ever just email credit card numbers, passwords, or other private information. You don't know how many servers the message will pass through between your computer and the...
Safely send private information over the Internet

Watch a Tesla Model S Performance spank the pants off of a Dodge Viper SRT10 in a drag race

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Electric cars in the minds of many are ponderous affairs, with short ranges and slow speeds. Glorified golf carts, really. That’s not the case for Tesla’s Model S Performance car, which scoots faster than Libby, and can even go toe to toe with more traditional modern American muscle cars. The...
Watch a Tesla Model S Performance spank the pants off of a Dodge Viper SRT10 in a drag race

Poisoned links plague Microsoft's Bing search

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Microsoft's Bing is the king of poisoned search engine links. Or, perhaps it isn't. A recent study by Fraser Howard, a principle virus researcher at SophosLabs, suggested that the risk of clicking on a "poisoned" link while using Bing was more than twice that from using Google, even though...
Poisoned links plague Microsoft's Bing search
Facebook ads can generate increased sales, comScore says
Uber offering free rides to voting locations during Presidential Election
T-Mobile sells the Nexus 4 for $49 on-contract
How to get 1 year of NFL Sunday Ticket streamed games to your iPad, iPhone or Mac for $100 (plus Madden 25!)

Switched On: The Old Adventures of New 3D

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. In the unmarked office of 3-D Vision, Inc., you can see a television or PC display a videogame or movie with a convincing stereoscopic effect. That might not seem very unique. However, the television is a CRT...
Switched On: The Old Adventures of New 3D

Mailbox for iPhone arrives to keep us on top of Gmail, aims for true inbox zero (video)

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Anyone who gets a regular deluge of email knows how tough it is to clear the inbox rather than just hope all those messages will go away. Orchestra thinks its new Mailbox app for the iPhone has a simple solution to the glut: treat email like task management. Along...
Mailbox for iPhone arrives to keep us on top of Gmail, aims for true inbox zero (video)

Worried Who's Watching Your Web Browsing? Adafruit's Onion Pi Tor Proxy Project Creates A Private, Portable Wi-Fi Access Point

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Adafruit Industries has put together a weekend project for people worried the NSA is watching how many reruns of Seinfeld they watch on their tablet. The Onion Pi Tor Proxy is a weekend project that uses the Raspberry Pi microcomputer, along with a USB WiFi adapter and Ethernet cable to create “a small,...
Worried Who's Watching Your Web Browsing? Adafruit's Onion Pi Tor Proxy Project Creates A Private, Portable Wi-Fi Access Point
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