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ACTA Battle Nears Climax in Europe

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ACTA Battle Nears Climax in Europe
Kantar data shows Apple's grip slipping as Samsung surges

Mass Effect 3 and the problem of closure

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Bioware has succumbed to online protests and promised a free DLC release for Mass Effect 3 with extra explanatory cut-scenes. Is this the right thing to do?When is an ending not an ending? Judging by EA's decision today, it's when several thousand gamers protest until it's changed.In March, Canadian developer...
Mass Effect 3 and the problem of closure
Oculus Rift at SXSW: is virtual reality the 'Holy Grail' of gaming?
Newspapers go all-in for copyright fight against clipping service

The Science Behind Why The Harlem Shake Is So Popular

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A five-minute video? Ain’t nobody got time for that. Not to watch one, or to make one. But Harlem Shake dance videos are capped at 30 seconds. That’s why we’re so willing to watch just one more incarnation, and why it’s easy to recruit friends to make them. The result is...
The Science Behind Why The Harlem Shake Is So Popular

Google faces critical week in German courts: Google Play and Google Maps under patent fire

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The more difficult it becomes for innovators to obtain timely patent infringement rulings and meaningful remedies in U.S. courts, the more popular and relevant certain German courts, especially the ones in Mannheim and Munich, have become. In the second half of this week, two key Google services -- Google Maps...
Google faces critical week in German courts: Google Play and Google Maps under patent fire

David Bowie streams The Next Day album on iTunes

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You can listen to all of David Bowie's hotly anticipated comeback album for free at the iTunes storeAnyone wanting to hear the new David Bowie can do just that. The singer has placed all 53 minutes of The Next Day, his first album in a decade, on iTunes' streaming service....
David Bowie streams The Next Day album on iTunes

SAP builds out HANA platform and ecosystem

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Anyone remotely within the orbit of SAP lately knows that its number-one focus is the HANA in-memory database and development platform. At this week's Sapphire conference in Orlando, the vendor sought to show the progress it is making in both building out HANA's capabilities as well as attracting developers...
SAP builds out HANA platform and ecosystem

Google Stands In For "The Emerald City" In The Internship Movie

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There’s a scene near the climax of the film The Internship, starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson (opening June 7), where they and their team of Google summer interns try to sell a local pizza restaurant on Google advertising (presumably AdWords). Many of the different Google tools and... Please visit...
Google Stands In For "The Emerald City" In The Internship Movie

After five years, "dancing baby" YouTube takedown lawsuit nears a climax

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Stephanie Lenz SAN JOSE, California—It's been five years since Stephanie Lenz, angry that a video of her son dancing was taken down from YouTube, reached out to the lawyers at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Ultimately, Lenz worked with EFF lawyers to sue Universal Music, the company that initiated the takedown....
After five years, "dancing baby" YouTube takedown lawsuit nears a climax

DNSChanger may take 300,000 offline

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DNSChanger malware, which began spreading in 2007, could prevent up to 300,000 computers worldwide from connecting to the internetAs many as 300,000 people could see their computers go offline on Monday, as the effects of an FBI battle with a gang of Estonian cyberthieves over a piece of malware called...
DNSChanger may take 300,000 offline

How charities can use QR codes

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QR codes can be used to engage donors and make their donation journey quick and easy – and they're free to createYou may have noticed a rather curious patchwork square boxes on posters, in magazines and on the television more and more recently. If you have wondered to yourself: "what...
How charities can use QR codes

Despite the anti-climax, and taking 2 hrs yesterday to report, the Hun has a cool headline http://is.gd/9SgGb

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Despite the anti-climax, and taking 2 hrs yesterday to report, the Hun has a cool headline http://is.gd/9SgGb

Fernando Alonso: Tweeting from the fast lane

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As the season reaches a tense climax, technology has never been more important for Formula One and its stars, Fernando Alonso tells Christopher Williams....
Fernando Alonso: Tweeting from the fast lane

NSFW: It’s Easier To Run, And Other Lessons That Entrepreneurs Can Learn From ELEW

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February 2009, and mid-way through the ever-controversial TED conference in Long Beach, California, a pianist called ‘ELEW‘ took to the stage. Dressed in a black suit and white shirt – cuffs open and flapping at his wrists – he sat in front of a grand piano and prepared to...
NSFW: It’s Easier To Run, And Other Lessons That Entrepreneurs Can Learn From ELEW
Fan-made Super Mario Bros. 3 video gives first-person perspective of chaotic final level
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Google's new search page design: highly redundant, needlessly stark and sometimes useful

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Yesterday, Google began rolling out a brand new Search page design in the US — coincidentally right as the Presidential Election reached its climax. The timing may or may not have been intentional, but either way you’ll be forgiven if you’re only just noticing the new design now as the political fog settles. At first...
Google's new search page design: highly redundant, needlessly stark and sometimes useful

Prolific BitTorrent Uploader Faces Jail Time in Sweden

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Having been in founded way back in 2004, Swebits was one of the longest established torrent sites in Sweden, if not the world. With its predominantly Swedish userbase, the site maintained a membership of between 35-40,000. At the end of February 2011 the site announced its shock closure. The official...
Prolific BitTorrent Uploader Faces Jail Time in Sweden

Here's Google CEO Larry Page Talking About 'Gangnam Style' On His Earnings Call

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A lot of weird stuff went down yesterday around Google's Q3 2012 earnings call: The accidental early numbers release. The mobile ad revenue suddenly reaching $8 billion annually. CEO Larry Page sounding sick. But events reached their weird climax when Page began riffing about "Gangnam Style," the loopy dance hit...
Here's Google CEO Larry Page Talking About 'Gangnam Style' On His Earnings Call

30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

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Marie Claire Runway 3, Football Week, After Burner Climax, Mailbox, Paddington Bear's Adventures, Dave, The Little Mermaid and moreA couple of days later than usual, it's time for our weekly roundup of the newest and most notable new apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.Apps and games are included, with...
30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

7-Year Battle To Stop Google From Digitizing Libraries Is Ending With A Whimper

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Google's long-running fight to digitize the world's written works has closed two more chapters, but the story hasn't quite reached the end. Despite stakes that include millions of dollars of ad revenue for Google versus the potential loss of revenue and royalties for publishers and authors, however, the epic...
7-Year Battle To Stop Google From Digitizing Libraries Is Ending With A Whimper

Jealous Apple Might Not Approve a Google Maps App for iOS 6

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Ex-Apple VP Scott Forstall (Photo: Wikipedia.org) All teenagers know that the best way to dethrone the popular kid is to not invite him/her to your party. Anyone needing proof of this needs only to look at the climax of Mean Girls, when Cady Haron doesn’t invite Regina George to her house party....
Jealous Apple Might Not Approve a Google Maps App for iOS 6

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between Feb. 11 and Feb. 15. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, Feb. 11 Never forget a face with Evernote Hello Please Stop Copying Instagram Couple provides a private way...
This week's headlines from across Inside Network
Tears in rain: how Snapchat showed me the glory of data death

12 Navigation Ideas To Give Your Website 'Story' A Happy Ending

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Every good story has a beginning, middle and end. It starts with the set-up, moves into the conflict and wraps up with the resolution, or climax. In the story of online marketing, each visitor to your website follows the same pattern – a beginning (What brought them there?), a conflict...
12 Navigation Ideas To Give Your Website 'Story' A Happy Ending

Clear Vision 2, The Room, After Burner Climax and more on this week's top paid app charts

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Clear Vision 2, a sequel to the original sniper game Clear Vision, launched last week and it has already reached the top five on the top paid iPhone apps chart, landing at the No. 4 spot as of today.  My Scans PRO, [which app discovery service AppGratis yesterday discounted by 65...
Clear Vision 2, The Room, After Burner Climax and more on this week's top paid app charts

Solar flare blacks out some radios, but the end is not (necessarily) near

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Don't set your Google Inactive Account Manager just yet, but there are billions of tons of solar matter hurtling toward the Earth at more than 600 miles (970 kilometers) per second. NASA estimates the plasma will hit our atmosphere late Friday night, U.S. Eastern Daylight Time.This CME (coronal mass...
Solar flare blacks out some radios, but the end is not (necessarily) near

Self-driving cars will debut at CES from Toyota and Audi

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Move over, big-screen TVs, cell phones, and tablets, because cars might steal the show at next week's International CES. As preparations for the annual electronics show approach their climax here, two of the most awaited announcements aren't from big-name electronics companies but rather auto makers Toyota and Audi. Each...
Self-driving cars will debut at CES from Toyota and Audi
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