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Lights, Cameras, Revolution

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Lights, Cameras, Revolution: Zach Lowe of Grantland looks at how SportVU -- an advanced camera-tracking system that records every move on the floor in an NBA game -- is changing basketball. This is some next-level "moneyball" type stuff, but one particularly interesting note: It's not a coincidence that the only team...
Lights, Cameras, Revolution

Here Are All The Rumors About What Facebook Will Announce At Its Mysterious Jan. 15 Event

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Yesterday, Facebook invited the media to attend an event at its headquarters on Jan. 15. "Come and see what we're building," it says ... but adds nothing more about what might actually be revealed. The press has handled the announcement with its usual degree of calm and maturity -- and...
Here Are All The Rumors About What Facebook Will Announce At Its Mysterious Jan. 15 Event

When Code Is Hot

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Suddenly programming is sexy. Codecademy is drawing hundreds of thousands to its online programming tutorials. “Those jumping on board say they are preparing for a future in which the Internet is the foundation for entertainment, education and nearly everything else … ensuring that they are not left in the dark...
When Code Is Hot

comScore: Amazon Kindle Fire users read more newspapers and magazines than Apple iPad users

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Between June and August 2012, 37.1 percent of tablet owners read a newspaper on their device at least once a month, while 11.5 percent of tablet owners read them almost daily. An even higher monthly readership rate, 39.6 percent of tablet owners, consumed magazines/periodicals on their device. The latest data...
comScore: Amazon Kindle Fire users read more newspapers and magazines than Apple iPad users
Calm down, Marco: micropublishing is about more than just The Magazine

Viral Video: Non-Glacial Glacier Changes

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It’s easy to get all worked up about the various crises in tech — from the will-Yahoo-make-it-under-Marissa-rule to do-you-believe-what-Google-said-about-Apple-patents to the umpteenth take on Facebook’s botched IPO. But you must take a moment to see this video of a big chunk of a glacier in Greenland “calving” off to...
Viral Video: Non-Glacial Glacier Changes

Why the SEC quiet period needs to change

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Despite the public perception, the SEC quiet period isn’t a great boon for reporters and analysts. I hate that some companies use the vague quiet period rules to duck important questions about their business. But more importantly, I hate the feeling of unfairness. My goal isn’t to beat up on...
Why the SEC quiet period needs to change

Apple Wins Injunction on Samsung Galaxy Nexus

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In another major patent win on Friday, Apple won an order barring of the Galaxy Nexus, a phone designed by Google and manufactured by Samsung. The ruling was issued minutes ago by a federal judge in San Jose. The injunction becomes effective as soon as Apple posts a $95.6 million...
Apple Wins Injunction on Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Apple Wins Preliminary Injunction Against Samsung Galaxy Tab Sales in U.S.

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Reuters and AllThingsD report that U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh granted a preliminary injunction against the sales of the Samsung Galaxy Tab in the U.S. The ruling is the latest in the ongoing legal battle between Apple and Samsung. Apple had accused Samsung of copying the design of Apple's iPad...
Apple Wins Preliminary Injunction Against Samsung Galaxy Tab Sales in U.S.

Google Play movies now available in India and Mexico

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Google Play's book collection opened up in India and Mexico just a few weeks ago, and now Mountain View's movie hoard is available in both countries on the web and through the content's Android app. It's no coincidence that the video service has gone live this week either --...
Google Play movies now available in India and Mexico

China Telecom To Get iPhone In March

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Apple may have seen $13 billion in sales in China last year, but apparently those numbers could have been higher if they’d had a bit more faith. The iPhone sold in huge quantities in the markets served by China Unicom, which since October of 2009 has been the only carrier...
China Telecom To Get iPhone In March

Here's What Dennis Crowley's Next Startup Will Look Like

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Dennis Crowley has cofounded two successful startups. The first, Dodgeball, was acquired by Google.  The second, Foursquare, is growing quickly with 15 million downloads, 100 employees, and about $80 million raised. Both of his startups have been named after sports. That isn't a coincidence. As an undergraduate at Syracuse...
Here's What Dennis Crowley's Next Startup Will Look Like

Jack Dorsey Still Has Pull at Twitter. Just Ask the Vine Guys.

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Asa Mathat | AllThingsD.com Earlier this month Twitter bought Vine, a three-man video-sharing startup that has yet to launch. Twitter may build its own video hosting system, so it’s possible Vine may play a role in that effort one day. But the main reason Twitter bought Vine is more concrete:...
Jack Dorsey Still Has Pull at Twitter. Just Ask the Vine Guys.
The App Store's 50B Downloads Vs. Google Play's 48B: Android Closes The Gap
Mark Zuckerberg Is Teaching A Middle School Class On How To Build A Business (FB)

Copyright Lobby Scores Another Victory in the Piracy Wars as Torrent Site Shuts Down

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If recent crackdowns against file-sharing were meant as a warning shot to other site owners, it has indeed been heard loud and clear. First, sites like FileSonic and FileServe voluntarily scaled back their functionality, while others vocally defended their own practices in the wake of the Megaupload shutdown. Today, popular...
Copyright Lobby Scores Another Victory in the Piracy Wars as Torrent Site Shuts Down

Microsoft's BUILD 2012 developer conference is now open for registrations

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Microsoft revealed full details of its annual BUILD developer conference a couple of weeks back, with the 2012 event running from October 30 – November 2 at its campus in Redmond, Washington. If you’re keen to attend and can stomach the $1595 fee (rising to $2095 if you’re not an...
Microsoft's BUILD 2012 developer conference is now open for registrations

Dispersion and Entropy In Social Media

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On Monday, I trained it up to New Haven to meet a Yale professor named Dina Mayzlin and talk to her class. I thoroughly enjoyed talking to Dina's class as it allowed me to work on some new material in a comfortable setting. But the talk Dina and I had...
Dispersion and Entropy In Social Media

Pass notes No 3,218: Samsung

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The smartphone manufacturer is locked in a bitter war with Apple over patent rightsAge: The bit we're interested in, Samsung Electronics, is 43.Appearance: Big. And shiny.What the hell does that mean? It's active in more than 60 countries, employs over 200,000 people, and sells more smartphones than anyone else.So why...
Pass notes No 3,218: Samsung
Don't Panic! Today's Google Doodle Honors Douglas Adams' 61st Birthday

The Tumblr Architecture Yahoo Bought for a Cool Billion Dollars

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It's being reported Yahoo bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion. You may recall Instagram was profiled on HighScalability and they were also bought by Facebook for a ton of money. A coincidence? You be the judge. Just what is Yahoo buying? The business acumen of the deal is not something...
The Tumblr Architecture Yahoo Bought for a Cool Billion Dollars
Android vs. iOS: 136 million to 27 million shipments in Q3

As Facebook Prepares To Launch “Places,” Foursquare Improves “Places” — Coincidence? http://tcrn.ch/cdTFuL

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As Facebook Prepares To Launch “Places,” Foursquare Improves “Places” — Coincidence? http://tcrn.ch/cdTFuL

Google speeds up Search on Android Jelly Bean devices, expands Google Now to include Gmail

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Google just updated its native Google Search app for Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). You can download the latest version now from the official Google Play Store. The timing of the update is hardly a coincidence: Android 4.2 was just announced a couple of hours ago....
Google speeds up Search on Android Jelly Bean devices, expands Google Now to include Gmail

Intel Capital Invests $21 Million In Swedish Eye-Tracking Tech Company Tobii

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Intel is betting big on the future of human interfaces with a $21 million (143 million kronor) investment in Tobii, a Swedish company that has been working for years on eye-tracking laptops and other devices. A 10% stake, it implies a valuation of around $200 million for the 12-year-old company....
Intel Capital Invests $21 Million In Swedish Eye-Tracking Tech Company Tobii
Inside The Totally Common Practice Of Athletes Meeting Women On Twitter
Only 60% of Apple revenue is NOT made in the USA, and that's a problem

Another Big-Media YouTube Bet: Bertelsmann Invests in StyleHaul's Fashion Videos

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Here’s another Big Media company investing in YouTube: StyleHaul, which makes and distributes fashion videos on the world’s biggest video site, has raised a $6.5 million B round led by Bertelsmann’s Digital Media Investments arm. Earlier investors including RezVen Partners, who put $4.4 million into the company last year, are...
Another Big-Media YouTube Bet: Bertelsmann Invests in StyleHaul's Fashion Videos

Why Instagram Wins Its Rap Battle With Twitter

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In the most shocking coincidence in all tech history, Twitter updated its apps with its rumored photo filters on the same day that Instagram 3.2 came out with an improved camera and new filters. This is really boring news. There is only one thing that's interesting about the Blurry Photo...
Why Instagram Wins Its Rap Battle With Twitter
Apple's bringing some manufacturing back to the U.S. But is it just a stunt?
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