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Council Tax – consumer app of the week

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Discover how much council tax you will pay on a potential house purchase, or simply snoop on your neighbours and colleaguesApp: Council TaxBy: Henry WoodsendPrice: FreeAvailable on: iOS 4.0 or laterWhat is it?An app to search for council tax bands and pricing information on individual properties and postcodes, sourced from...
Council Tax – consumer app of the week

U.S. seeks extradition of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom

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U.S. prosecutors have filed papers seeking the extradition of Kim Dotcom, founder of Megaupload and three colleagues, who are charged in the U.S. with allegedly running a criminal enterprise responsible for online piracy of numerous types of copyrighted works....
U.S. seeks extradition of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom

Jury: forgetting to log off gives "tacit authorization" for snooping

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When Wayne Rogers, a New Jersey teacher, sat down in his school's computer lab to check his email, he bumped the mouse of the computer next to him. The screen on the adjacent computer came on, and Rogers saw that one of his colleagues, Linda Marcus, had left herself logged...
Jury: forgetting to log off gives "tacit authorization" for snooping

Google Glass easter egg reveals the team that built it

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Google has a long history of doling out easter eggs to amuse and delight the public, so naturally it decided to sneak one in the Explorer Edition of Glass as well. New Glass Explorer Jay Lee discovered that when you select View Licenses under Settings and Device Info, then...
Google Glass easter egg reveals the team that built it

#TheRules of Social Media: Everyone Says They Don't Want To Be Marketed To. Really, They Just Don't Want To Be Talked Down To.

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Patrick Starzan, Funny or Die's VP of marketing and business development, believes a strong social media strategy means more than accelerating follower counts. "We're always working to grow those communities--and not just grow them, but make sure engagement stays at a very high rate." "We're data driven. We track every...
#TheRules of Social Media: Everyone Says They Don't Want To Be Marketed To. Really, They Just Don't Want To Be Talked Down To.

LinkedIn redesigns its 'Who's Viewed Your Profile' page, expands analytics for Premium members

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LinkedIn is rolling out a new, simplified look for the section of its social network which gives users a comprehensive list of the people who have recently viewed their profile. The layout for users with a ‘free’ account is largely the same, showing a mixture of known colleagues and contacts...
LinkedIn redesigns its 'Who's Viewed Your Profile' page, expands analytics for Premium members

Google's Venture Arm Wants Its Hand in More Mobile Deals

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Venture capitalist Rich Miner knows a thing or two about the mobile market. Though he focuses on making investments for Google Ventures these days, Miner’s prior role was working with Andy Rubin to create a little start-up called Android. In his early days, Miner consciously tried to focus on areas...
Google's Venture Arm Wants Its Hand in More Mobile Deals

Can You Build A Network On Top Of Another Network?

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By now, regular readers of this blog should be pretty familiar with USV's investment thesis centered around investing in large networks of engaged users that have the potential to disrupt large markets. I've mentioned it frequently here and my colleagues have also blogged regularly about it. Today I got a...
Can You Build A Network On Top Of Another Network?

Doubt cast on the security of Kim Dotcom's Mega service

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Kim Dotcom's bold new venture, the file-storage and sharing service Mega, is drawing criticism as security researchers analyze how the site protects users' data. In short, they advise: don't trust it. While Mega officials admit they're "newbies" to JavaScript, the programming language used to execute key elements of their...
Doubt cast on the security of Kim Dotcom's Mega service

Your Google Drive isn't ready? Just wait a day… or maybe two

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When we reported Tuesday that Google Drive is here, and you can install it "right now," some of our readers were understandably frustrated that they couldn't, in fact, install it right away. Some people who signed up were greeted with messages saying that their Google Drive wasn't "ready" yet,...
Your Google Drive isn't ready? Just wait a day… or maybe two

Roku can now tell you how to get, how to get to Sesame Street with new PBS channels

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Big Bird (or "Big Yellah," as we like to call him) and his Sesame Street cohorts are now available for streaming on your Roku box. Not just that, but his non-avian colleagues from PBS and PBS Kids are also making the trip, arriving today in new PBS and PBS...
Roku can now tell you how to get, how to get to Sesame Street with new PBS channels

18 interesting firsts

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I stumbled across this very interesting list of 18 firsts on the Internet. It's a good way to look at things. You could argue who invented what first, and you often get nowhere that way, because "invention" is such a poorly understood concept. Everyone's work builds on other people's. The...
18 interesting firsts

Enterprise social network Yammer announces dashboard analytics for employees

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Yammer, a company that has Twitter-like properties to assist companies to create better communication throughout its ranks, has launched a new dashboard analytics tool which gives employees a deeper look into what’s happening in their network. The tool is supposed to help employers understand who is using the tool and...
Enterprise social network Yammer announces dashboard analytics for employees

Alteryx Opens Big Data-Analytics Apps Studio For The Rest Of Us

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Alteryx has opened a big data-analytics apps studio for people who do not necessarily have a deep knowledge of data science. The service is available as part of Alteryx 8.0, the analytics provider’s latest release. The intent is to make data analytics as accessible as a consumer application makes its service. I tried playing...
Alteryx Opens Big Data-Analytics Apps Studio For The Rest Of Us

9 Ways Google+ Can Help Your Business

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Google+ hasn't exactily taken the world by storm. However, with features such as free videoconferencing and the capability to share and promote content with customers and colleagues at a touch of a (+1) button, Google+ is making a concerted effort to court businesses. We look at nine ways it can...
9 Ways Google+ Can Help Your Business
Samsung's projector-equipped Galaxy Beam now available in the UK

Google Is Draining Marketing Talent From New York, Complains Ex-Googler (GOOG)

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  Google deserves lots of credit for infusing New York with money and tech talent. But lately, Google has partly reversed course and begun draining the area of some product marketing talent, a former Google executive now at an area startup tells us. Google declined to comment on a story...
Google Is Draining Marketing Talent From New York, Complains Ex-Googler (GOOG)

The language of Twitter: the rise of MFL teachers online

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Since spotting Twitter's power for connecting subject specialists, Joe Dale has been an ambassador of social networking. Here, he describes Twitter's impact on the MFL teaching communityEver since I was first inspired by the power of technology for enhancing language learning, I've been passionate about connecting with similar enthusiastic educators....
The language of Twitter: the rise of MFL teachers online

Microsoft boldly adds Google to list of chat services in Outlook.com & SkyDrive

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale In a move to get more people to try its sleek email app Outlook.com, Microsoft has smartly added Google to its list of chat services, joining Facebook and Skype chat. Microsoft recently announced that Outlook.com now has more than...
Microsoft boldly adds Google to list of chat services in Outlook.com & SkyDrive

Time CEO Tells Her Staff: Today We Begin The 'Painful Process' Of Layoffs

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The layoffs at Time Inc. have begun. Everyone knew they were coming and employees have been awaiting to learn their fate for months now. About 6 percent of Time's 8,000 person staff will be cut -- that's around 500 employees. "Time Inc. made deep staff cuts back in 2008 and...
Time CEO Tells Her Staff: Today We Begin The 'Painful Process' Of Layoffs

New Republic, Old Pay Wall

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Information wants to be free, but Chris Hughes wants to get paid. So how will the new owner of The New Republic handle that balancing act? The same way lots of other online publications are handling the balancing act: A freemium/paywall model. Hughes’ publication, which relaunched yesterday with a redesigned...
New Republic, Old Pay Wall

Location-Sharing App Glympse Adds Groups, Calendar Integration To Eliminate All Those "I'm Running Late" Messages

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Glympse, the location-sharing app which first debuted back in 2009, is still hanging in there. The app arrived at a time when its competitors were the original, location-based social networks such as Loopt and Brightkite, now long gone. But Glympse survived – and today, it’s getting a revamp. The company, which has...
Location-Sharing App Glympse Adds Groups, Calendar Integration To Eliminate All Those "I'm Running Late" Messages

Doctors 'used fake fingers' to clock in for colleagues at ER

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Biometric clocking-in machines are thought to be foolproof. But some Brazilian doctors find they can pretend their colleagues are at work by using silicone fingers. [Read more]...
Doctors 'used fake fingers' to clock in for colleagues at ER

"First proposed in 1993 by computer scientist Charles Bennett of IBM in New York and his colleagues,..."

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"First proposed in 1993 by computer scientist Charles Bennett of IBM in New York and his colleagues, quantum teleportation earned its sensational name because, "like something out of Star Trek", says Chen, it allows all information about a quantum object to be scanned in one location and then recreated in...
"First proposed in 1993 by computer scientist Charles Bennett of IBM in New York and his colleagues,..."

Are We There Yet? How Will You Know When You’re Rich?

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This is a guest post by Ami Kim, who blogs about searching for a calling at 40 Days to Change. Ami is a long-time GRS reader. Here at Get Rich Slowly, we imbibe many flavors of frugality, smart investing, and money management. Between J.D.’s (and others’) posts and the treasure...
Are We There Yet? How Will You Know When You’re Rich?
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Don't break stories on Twitter, BBC journalists told

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As Sky News clamps down on staff Twitter updates, corporation tells reporters to file copy before tweeting itBBC journalists have been told not to break news stories on Twitter before they tell their newsroom colleagues.The new rules, which apply to all of the corporation's correspondents, reporters and producers, were announced...
Don't break stories on Twitter, BBC journalists told

7 low-cost videoconferencing services: Which is best for your meeting?

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We look at 7 online videoconferencing services that help colleagues and friends keep in touch, share screens and collaborate on presentations....
7 low-cost videoconferencing services: Which is best for your meeting?

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

Asana finally takes its task-management app to Android

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Asana is one startup we’ve had our eye on for a while, Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz’s slick collaborative task and project management app. It actually started off as a side-project while Moskovitz was still at Facebook. And today Asana has finally landed on Android, 15 months after its first foray...
Asana finally takes its task-management app to Android
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?