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DMCA As Censorship: Chilling Effects On Research

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Professor Ed Felten, back from his brief foray as the FTC's chief technology officer, has written a fantastic piece for Slate detailing how the DMCA is creating massive chilling effects for researchers. This should come as little surprise, seeing as Felten himself was famously threatened by the recording industry for...
DMCA As Censorship: Chilling Effects On Research
From zero to half-a-billion: CEO Jeff Lawson writes the perfect story for Twilio
Which of these five mobile apps will best help the homeless?

Qualcomm calls for shared in-home cells to handle mobile demand

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Consumers will have to share small, inexpensive cells in their homes with nearby mobile users to affordably meet the growing demand for mobile data in the next decade, a Qualcomm executive said Tuesday."There really is no alternative," said Matt Grob, Qualcomm's executive vice president and chief technology officer, during...
Qualcomm calls for shared in-home cells to handle mobile demand

The online future is personal, and that requires big data

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History shows that the most successful products and services — from the VHS video recorder to the Apple iPad — are the ones that are the most user-centric, and in order to construct those kinds of experiences companies need to use all the data that is at their disposal, WiBiData...
The online future is personal, and that requires big data

Tango's plan for world dominance after 120M users: Bringing its messaging platform into mobile games

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now For Tango, what started out as a simple cross-platform video chat application has grown into a messaging giant with more than 120 million users. So where does it go from here? Today Tango is announcing its boldest move yet:...
Tango's plan for world dominance after 120M users: Bringing its messaging platform into mobile games
Facebook CTO leaving company to pursue start-up venture

Blab launches software to predict social media conversations

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No, Blab’s new platform can’t necessarily predict the future. But what the Seattle-based social analytics company did debut today is software that will help brands determine which of the millions of social media conversations they should focus on. Using Blab’s patented technology, the company analyzes 50,000 news and social...
Blab launches software to predict social media conversations

Intel, Once Again, Plans to Remake Radio Circuitry

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Intel has few peers when it comes to driving digital technology. Now the Silicon Valley giant believes it has penetrated one of the last bastions where another approach still prevails: radio. The company is using a technical conference in San Francisco this week to disclose progress in designing new versions...
Intel, Once Again, Plans to Remake Radio Circuitry
No more roaming: Truphone simplifies international phone service for travelers

Aerial Photos of Recent Work at Apple's North Carolina Data Center

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Several weeks ago, we noted that Apple was already undertaking a minor expansion of its massive data center in Maiden, North Carolina, having received permits for a roughly 20,000 square-foot "tactical data center" located adjacent to the existing 500,000 square-foot facility. Wired has now obtained aerial photos of the site...
Aerial Photos of Recent Work at Apple's North Carolina Data Center

Hedge Fund Manager Daniel Loeb to Gain Control of Yet Another Seat on Yahoo Board

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Loeb. Daniel S. Loeb, the Third Point LLC hedge fund manager whose fight for control of Yahoo paved the way for Marissa Mayer’s appointment as CEO, is on the verge of gaining control of another seat on the company’s board. According to the New York Times, Yahoo plans to announce...
Hedge Fund Manager Daniel Loeb to Gain Control of Yet Another Seat on Yahoo Board

LivePerson Offers $10K Grant to Charity in Exchange for a CTO

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The 21st result in Google Images for "live person." LivePerson, a New York company that powers customer service on the web, is apparently in need of a Chief Technology Officer. A rare breed indeed, it can be difficult to persuade a CTO to join your company. But LivePerson is making...
LivePerson Offers $10K Grant to Charity in Exchange for a CTO

The Pay Phones Of The Future

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Forget making a phone call--these prototypes would allow users to get directions, measure the air quality and more. The future pay phone of New York City may be much more than just a place to shove in a quarter to make a call. Earlier this week, Mayor Bloomberg unveiled...
The Pay Phones Of The Future
Google declares war on free clicks
Mozilla delays turning on third-party cookie killer in Firefox
Nathan Myhrvold to Microsoft alumni: 'We participated in one of the most beneficial revolutions in human history'
Can VMware Get a Virtual Machine On the iPhone?

GeekWire Summit Preview: How Hulu has risen to the top by rolling its own

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Richard Tom Many of us think of Hulu as the place to catch up on our favorite shows. But at its heart, Hulu is “a technology company first,” says Richard Tom, Hulu’s chief technology officer. Exhibit A: Hulu’s decision to build and manage its own video advertising system, without leveraging third-party...
GeekWire Summit Preview: How Hulu has risen to the top by rolling its own
LG lets you control your TV with a single finger gesture

Facebook puts weight behind industry-wide initiative to push HTML5 forward

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Facebook announced a new industrywide consortium including manufacturers like Samsung and carriers like AT&T and Verizon meant to push HTML5 forward with a single set of standards. During a keynote address at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Facebook Chief Technology Officer Bret Taylor also announced a test suite called Ringmark, that will...
Facebook puts weight behind industry-wide initiative to push HTML5 forward

T-Mobile defends MetroPCS deal as possible Sprint bid looms

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T-Mobile USA’s Neville Ray. T-Mobile USA’s chief technology officer is defending the technical underpinnings of the company’s proposed combination with MetroPCS, suggesting that T-Mobile would be in a better position than rival Sprint Nextel to absorb the smaller wireless carrier’s spectrum and customers. The comments to analysts follow reports that...
T-Mobile defends MetroPCS deal as possible Sprint bid looms

Facebook Opens Up to the Web — Is That Good or Bad?

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There has been plenty of talk about what Facebook would announce at the f8 conference this week, but the full magnitude of what the company has in mind didn’t really hit home until after the keynote by CEO Mark Zuckerberg and a related presentation by chief technology officer Bret...
Facebook Opens Up to the Web — Is That Good or Bad?
Bango CEO: Operators are getting more flexible on terms for carrier billing

Announcing our next round of Mobile Summit participants

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This story is part of a series exploring the themes of our upcoming, invitation-only Mobile Summit, April 1-2 in Sausalito, Calif. Explore more stories in the Mobile Summit Debate series. We’re only a few weeks away from our next Mobile Summit, and it’s shaping up to be a memorable...
Announcing our next round of Mobile Summit participants

EMC hires John Roese as Chief Technology Officer

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IT industry veteran John Roese has joined EMC as the company’s Chief Technology Officer, it was annouced today. In his new role, Roese will report to Jeremy Burton, EMC’s Executive Vice President of Product Operations and Marketing. “At heart John is a true technologist, but he is also a proven...
EMC hires John Roese as Chief Technology Officer

Facebook CTO Bret Taylor leaving for start-up

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Facebook’s chief technology officer Bret Taylor announced on his Facebook page Friday that he will be leaving the social network later this summer. Taylor said he will leave to start a company with his friend and Kevin Gibbs, who is currently the lead and manager of the Google App Engine...
Facebook CTO Bret Taylor leaving for start-up
Ars Premier Chat 012: Chicago CTO John Tolva & CDO Brett Goldstein
Cloud: VMware Joins OpenStack, Embraces Its 'Ugly Sister'
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