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Siri: What's The Difference Between Invention And Innovation?

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Years before the Apple-loving world met Siri in 2010, Norman Winarsky was playing with SRI International's then prototype virtual personal assistant among fellow passengers on board a delayed flight. "I was sitting on the plane waiting for the flight to take off, and I asked Siri, 'How long will flight...
Siri: What's The Difference Between Invention And Innovation?

Uber Taste-Tests On-Demand Ice Cream Trucks

www.fastcompany.com
News updates all day from Fast Company.Uber, the mobile app that lets you order private cars on-demand, is getting a little sweeter. Tomorrow, the company is test-driving a mini-fleet of ice cream trucks in seven cities across the country and in Toronto. Uber users, who can already order the service's...
Uber Taste-Tests On-Demand Ice Cream Trucks
Google deletes free version of Google Apps for Business
Funding Daily: Monday Funday with a Sundae
Twitter granted patent on pull-to-refresh, promises to only use it defensively
Why Tweets From Conferences Are Terrible
Tesla Model S outscores every other car in Consumer Reports ratings
Cloud: Private Clouds Get Public Boost From Red Hat

ET deals: Planar PX2710MW 27-inch 1080p monitor for $209

www.extremetech.com
Computer monitors are much like any other piece of technology: they range in price and quality from bottom-of-the-barrel junk to professional pieces that cost 10x as much and have a set of features and benefits that lesser models lack. This LCD deal falls into the category of bang-for-your-buck. Sure there...
ET deals: Planar PX2710MW 27-inch 1080p monitor for $209
Fun with $1,500 glasses: Project Glass skydive stunt captured on video
Viber 2.3 For BlackBerry Launches With Emoticons, Revamped UI, And Promises Of VoIP Calling By April

Belly dance: Can Lightbank and Chicago's hot new company avoid Groupon's missteps?

pandodaily.com
The two conversations I’ve had with Silicon Valley insiders where loyalty company Belly has come up have both been effusive. But oddly enough, both have invoked the disaster that is Groupon. The first one was an off the record conversation months ago about how Groupon’s inexperience, arrogance and sloppiness...
Belly dance: Can Lightbank and Chicago's hot new company avoid Groupon's missteps?

Roosevelt Islanders Brace for Traffic After Cornell's Tech Campus Gets Approved

betabeat.com
(Photo: CornellNYC Tech) Classes start in January, but unless Cornell Tech wants to live in Google’s spare bedroom forever it’s got to get cracking on that splashy Roosevelt Island campus. Last night, the campus plan got the official a-okay from Manhattan Community Board 8, clearing its first hurdle. A press release...
Roosevelt Islanders Brace for Traffic After Cornell's Tech Campus Gets Approved

Cloud wars: The battle lines are changing in online storage

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… people used filing cabinets to store their documents and files, secretaries were hired to manage these files and search for them through massive amounts of clutter, and photocopies needed to be made in order to fax the files. Now we...
Cloud wars: The battle lines are changing in online storage
Kickstarter: The Coastliner Automatic Watch Is Brimming With Understated Retro Appeal
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