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Wikimedia readies its 'WYSIWYG' visual editor for English-language Wikipedia articles starting early July

Microsoft creates Kinect-like system using your laptop’s built-in speaker & microphone

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Not one to be outdone by Disney’s any-surface touch interface, Microsoft Research, working with the University of Washington, has developed a Kinect-like system that uses your computer’s built-in microphone and speakers to provide object detection and gesture recognition, much in the same way that a submarine uses sonar.Called SoundWave, the...
Microsoft creates Kinect-like system using your laptop’s built-in speaker & microphone
ExtraHop's Jesse Rothstein: You judge a leader by the team they've built

MakerBot's Bre Pettis introduces 'Digitizer' at SXSW

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AUSTIN, Texas -- During his keynote address on the first day of SXSW Interactive, MakerBot founder Bre Pettis made an announcement introducing the MakerBot Digitizer. The new addition to the Makerbot "ecosystem," as he termed it, allows users to scan 3D objects about 8 inches around and 8 inches high....
MakerBot's Bre Pettis introduces 'Digitizer' at SXSW
CloudOn raises $16M to unleash the power of MS Office on tablets
Tableau Updates Its Data Visualization Software And Unfortunately It's Their Biggest Product News Of The Year

Your Weekend 'Interesting Software' Update

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1) If you are a Mac user, be sure to check out the remaining days of the "Writers' Festival 2012" special on the idea-organizer Tinderbox and several other programs. Tinderbox is very complex software with a learning curve even more formidable than that of my still-beloved Windows idea-organizer Zoot. But,...
Your Weekend 'Interesting Software' Update

10 Tech Skills That Will Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

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If you have the right tech skills, you can command a great -- and maybe even a fantastic -- salary. But it's an ever-changing target. One day a skill is hot and the next it's not. We asked job site Indeed.com to tell us which skills will command a salary...
10 Tech Skills That Will Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary
Sneak Peek: Babblr Readies A Real-Time Chat Client For Tumblr
How Big Data Technology Is Making Your Favorite Sport Even Better

Engineering Tricks That Helped Facebook Win

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Facebook made a couple of unsung choices early on that set it above the competition, including bringing in a veteran who knew how to handle complex software, and making systems that could scale up without breaking -- or at least, without many people noticing they'd broken....
Engineering Tricks That Helped Facebook Win

Protecting your IP is imperative

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Intellectual property theft costs UK businesses billions, so what can companies do to minimise the risks?A recent study by technology consultants Detica for the Cabinet Office found that intellectual property (IP) theft costs British businesses £9.2bn a year.The companies most at threat include those in software, financial services, pharmaceuticals, electronics...
Protecting your IP is imperative

Amazon launches cloud app store (and eats ecosystem?)

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Amazon Web Services has launched an app store that promises users one-click deployment of their favorite software programs and applications. While it’s a great move by AWS and likely good news for customers, the aptly named AWS Marketplace isn’t necessarily good news for the myriad startups that host their PaaS and...
Amazon launches cloud app store (and eats ecosystem?)
Two Reasons Microsoft Registers Double-Digit Growth As Its Peers Decline
Fingerprints Instead Of Credit Cards? YC-Backed PayTango Aims To Make Payments Work Through Biometrics
Unpacking the technology of divorce

Right to Repair: A boost for the consumer -- but for the car thief, too

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Automotive Right to Repair bills would give independent repair shops access to the technical background necessary to affordably maintain cars with their dozens of microprocessors and complex software. They say. But be careful what you wish for. Just as Right to Repair gives you more and cheaper places to repair...
Right to Repair: A boost for the consumer -- but for the car thief, too
Groupon is a hungry shark. And that's not necessarily a good thing.

Autonomy Founder Mike Lynch Looks Set To Launch Investment Fund Post HP

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Mike Lynch, the founder of pioneering data-analysis and enterprise search company Autonomy, is reportedly planning to set up a technology investment fund to back startups which will allegedly involve other former Autonomy executives in the fund, according to sources. It’s understood that the fund, as yet unnamed, will be based...
Autonomy Founder Mike Lynch Looks Set To Launch Investment Fund Post HP

The Top 10 Russian internet entrepreneurs you need to know about

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Russia is now the largest internet market in Europe, with more than 55 million online users. Russian internet market leaders, Yandex and London-listed Mail.ru Group, both reported a year-over-year revenue growth of 50 percent for the first quarter of 2012. The Russian market is growing at a supersonic rate and provides excellent exit...
The Top 10 Russian internet entrepreneurs you need to know about
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