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Twitter Hires New VP of Communications

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Twenty-year PR veteran Sean Garrett just announced that he's leaving the communications startup he helped found five years ago and taking a new position as vice president of communications at Twitter. Garrett says he's been consulting for Twitter for the past few months, via 463 Communications. Twitter has been hiring...
Twitter Hires New VP of Communications

Japan Planning To Broadcast 4K TV As Soon As 2014

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4K TV, the 3840 x 2160 pixel technology that blew everyone away at CES this year, is still a glimmer in most of the world’s collective eye. Japan, however, could get 4K broadcasts via satellite as soon as 2014, thereby pushing the state-of-the-art forward at a speed nearly unprecedented in...
Japan Planning To Broadcast 4K TV As Soon As 2014

Alcatel details Evo 7 and Evo 7 HD tablets with removable cellular data modules

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It isn't the first time we've heard of Alcatel's One Touch Evo 7 tablet, but the company's using today as an opportunity to spill new details and announce a souped-up version of the slab. As a unique selling point, both of the tablets can be upgraded to support mobile...
Alcatel details Evo 7 and Evo 7 HD tablets with removable cellular data modules

Facebook Preparing To Release Simple Privacy Settings

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Facebook’s Public Policy Director, Tim Sparapani, spoke with Kojo Nnamdi today in Washington, D.C. and stated that the company would soon release simple privacy settings in the coming weeks. In addition to defending the company’s position for providing an extensive number of privacy settings (a position which is legitimate), Sparapani...
Facebook Preparing To Release Simple Privacy Settings

US Olympic Committee Forces 30 Year Old Philidelphia Gyro Restaraunt To Change Its Name

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Ah, the Olympics. The spirit of cooperation. Of athletic competition. Of the essence of global feel-good-ness, where all the Olympic committees of the world come together to put on a spectacle made of the most brilliant athletes in the world. Oh, and they also like to stifle links to critical...
US Olympic Committee Forces 30 Year Old Philidelphia Gyro Restaraunt To Change Its Name

Don't be fooled by Google's Prius-driving babyfacery | Marina Hyde

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Young tech firms would have us believe they represent a new model of business. Too often, their tax affairs tell a different storyWhenever I think of those iconoclasts at Google, changing the very essence of business one totally awesome logo doodle at a time, I remember a New York Times...
Don't be fooled by Google's Prius-driving babyfacery | Marina Hyde

Web recognition system can identify spider species automatically

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An orb weaver spider web. Dario Trimarchi There could be a way to speedily identify the different species of spider that are found in dense jungle and forest, using an automatic web recognition system. Usually, working out which spiders are which can be a cumbersone, long-winded process, involving tweezers...
Web recognition system can identify spider species automatically
First (of many) Googlers leaves for Yahoo under Marissa Mayer

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: Nokia posted a $1 billion operating loss and revealed that it has sold 4 million Lumia phones, roughly in line with expectations. Nokia is sitting on $6 billion in patents the CEO says the company is ready to start selling them off. Don't miss the...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning
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