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Tipping Point: Smartphone Owners Now Outnumber Other Mobile Users In The U.S.

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It’s a tipping point of sorts: smartphones are not (yet) being used by the majority of U.S. residents, but among mobile users, it looks like they have now outnumbered those on lower-end devices — or so consumers think — according to research out today from Pew. As of February 2012,...
Tipping Point: Smartphone Owners Now Outnumber Other Mobile Users In The U.S.
Future U: Library 3.0 has more resources, greater challenges

CHKDSK is changing how it works (step 1 of 1) 56 percent completed...

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PC users of a certain age will be all too familiar with defragging and disk checking, normally as a last-ditch attempt to reinvigorate a flagging or faulty system. Fast-forward to 2012, and Microsoft is reassessing the role of the whole NTFS health model for the modern world (well, Windows...
CHKDSK is changing how it works (step 1 of 1) 56 percent completed...
Play This: 'Perfect Strangers: Nothing's Gonna Stop Me Now'
'Prince of Persia' creator discovers game's original Apple II source code, will post online

Hollywood Super Agent Ari Emanuel Mystified That Google Doesn't Just Invent A Magic Stop Piracy Button

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Famed Hollywood super agent Ari Emanuel (the model for Jeremy Piven's character in Entourage, and the brother of Chicago mayor/former Obama chief of staff Rahm Emanuel) doesn't have a particularly good history when it comes to his understanding of how technology and policy will develop. Two years ago, he insisted...
Hollywood Super Agent Ari Emanuel Mystified That Google Doesn't Just Invent A Magic Stop Piracy Button

Facebook Sends Out A Stern Warning To Any Employer Thinking About Asking For Your Facebook Password

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Employers who are asking their workers for Facebook passwords are exposing themselves to "unanticipated legal liability," Facebook's chief privacy officer Erin Egan said today. Employers might not be trained in such a way to handle that private information, which could open them up to legal action on claims of...
Facebook Sends Out A Stern Warning To Any Employer Thinking About Asking For Your Facebook Password

Facebook pivacy chief fires warning shot at bosses who demand access

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Social networking site warns against employers who ask for the passwords of job applicants, saying legal action is possibleFacebook has hit out at the practice of employers asking for access to the accounts of their staff and potential hires.The social network's chief privacy officer Erin Egan called the pratice "distressing"...
Facebook pivacy chief fires warning shot at bosses who demand access
Facebook to employers: this asking-for-passwords nonsense needs to stop
Facebook warns employers not to solicit passwords, calls it an 'alarming' practice

Interview: Tom Curley, Associated Press chief, on driving news faster

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Stepping down after nine years, the AP boss talks battles with Google, getting paid for content, and effects of phone hackingWhen he was a cub reporter in the 1960s Tom Curley estimates the news cycle – defined as the "period of time when all the people interested in a story...
Interview: Tom Curley, Associated Press chief, on driving news faster

Randy Adams Is Your Typical Silicon Valley Entrepreneur — Except He's About To Turn 60

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Randy Adams is your typical Silicon Valley entrepreneur, except for one small detail -- he's about to turn 60. His latest startup that's turning heads is CrowdCall, a conference calling app. He admits startup life is a "young man's game," but he still in love with what he's doing....
Randy Adams Is Your Typical Silicon Valley Entrepreneur — Except He's About To Turn 60

Facebook roundup: Opera, Dubai, friend lists and Pinterest

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Facebook to buy Opera browser? – Facebook is reportedly interested in purchasing Opera Software, which operates a desktop and mobile browser. Pocket-lint.com and The Next Web have sources saying Opera is talking to potential buyers and Facebook could be among those. Facebook to open Dubai office – Facebook is set...
Facebook roundup: Opera, Dubai, friend lists and Pinterest

This ‘big data’ startup is already generating revenue after 3 weeks in business

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Versium Analytics CEO Chris Matty Versium Analytics, a new startup led by former InfoSpace executives Chris Matty and Kevin Marcus, is just three weeks old. But the Redmond company has already locked up one customer — and is in discussions with a handful of others — as it rolls out...
This ‘big data’ startup is already generating revenue after 3 weeks in business

How to beat the louts, by the Litter Twitter Queen

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Quiet Radio 4 news reader Alice Arnold became an instant heroine when she confronted litter louts in the street. Now she shares the secret of doing so without fear - be a short woman of a certain age ......
How to beat the louts, by the Litter Twitter Queen
Yelp update brings new look to iPhone, new features to iPad

Creating a Google Account Requires to Enter Your Birthday in the US

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If you try to create a new Google account in the US, Google asks for your birthday. Choosing any other country, removes the birthday field and you no longer have to enter this information.Google's page for creating a new account is famous for only requiring your email address and your...
Creating a Google Account Requires to Enter Your Birthday in the US

Top 5 DIY iPhone Stands [PICS]

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You’ve already forked out plenty for your iPhone or iPod touch, so why tax your wallet further by buying an expensive stand?Whether you want to save money, keep your personal drain on the planet’s resources to a minimum, or are looking for a quick-fix solution at your desk, we’ve...
Top 5 DIY iPhone Stands [PICS]

The Floppy Disk is Not Dead

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The Floppy Disk is Not Dead is a post from Chris PirilloIt’s easy to spot a computer user of a certain age. Anybody who grew up using PCs in the 80s or early 90s will usually have one tell-tale-sign: an over-developed wrist reflex brought on from years of floppy disk...
The Floppy Disk is Not Dead

Make An Informed Decision About Local Advertising

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A lot of fuss has been made over the Yellow Pages. Is print still viable or not? Many online-focused search engine marketing experts will say no, but there’s significant research to show that the print directory is still a healthy marketing tool, especially in certain geographies, with certain age groups,...
Make An Informed Decision About Local Advertising
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