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Google Launches Free Quickoffice iPad App For Google Apps For Business Customers, iPhone And Android Coming Soon

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Google just announced that it has launched a free version of the Quickoffice for iPad app for all of its Apps for Business customers. The app lets you view, edit and create Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files (’97 – ’10) and uses Google Drive to store files in the...
Google Launches Free Quickoffice iPad App For Google Apps For Business Customers, iPhone And Android Coming Soon
Oh hey, a solution to the Facebook Page drama! That was fast

FCC Fights Carrier Bill Shock

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Site lists the major mobile U.S. carriers' policies for warning customers who approach their over-usage limits (and accompanying fees) in a compromise with industry association....
FCC Fights Carrier Bill Shock

Google slates Pwnium 3 contest for March 7, offers up to $3.14159m for vulnerabilities in Chrome OS

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Google on Monday announced it is hosting its third Pwnium competition, aptly named Pwnium 3, on March 7. The security contest’s main focus will be Chrome OS, for which the company will be offering up to a total of $3.14159 million in rewards for security researchers (Google loves using geeky...
Google slates Pwnium 3 contest for March 7, offers up to $3.14159m for vulnerabilities in Chrome OS
Hacker group allegedly takes down nearly 9K Tumblr accounts

Dish Hopper whole-home DVR review

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A new DVR with a never-before-seen feature doesn't come around every day, and if it's the sort of amenity that works in every room of the house, without compromise, then we just have to review it. What would make the list? Try the Dish Hopper whole-home DVR, which can...
Dish Hopper whole-home DVR review

Crooks steal security firm's crypto key, use it to sign malware

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christinabean Hackers broke into the network of security firm Bit9 and used one of its cryptographic certificates to infect at least three of its customers with digitally signed malware, the company said on Friday afternoon. The compromise is striking because Bit9's "application whitelisting" approach allows virtually all digitally signed...
Crooks steal security firm's crypto key, use it to sign malware

Clothes Horse is blazing the trail for the future of clothing that fits

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Online shopping is wildly convenient if you’re tight on time or live out in the boonies, miles from a mall. But often with convenience, comes compromise – on both quality and fit because it’s hard to tell from a picture, especially of a supermodel, what the clothes really look like...
Clothes Horse is blazing the trail for the future of clothing that fits

Samsung teases Series 9 Ivy Bridge Ultrabook, leaves availability in the ether

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Samsung's latest Series 9 Ultrabook is certainly a beautiful piece of engineering, but really, what's the fun in purchasing a new laptop with yesterday's internals? Fortunately, users won't need to make that compromise, as the company has now outed a refreshed version of the computer that's complete with Ivy...
Samsung teases Series 9 Ivy Bridge Ultrabook, leaves availability in the ether

Microsoft Exec Explains Why The Surface Pro Tablet Has Terrible Battery Life (MSFT)

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In our review of Microsoft's new Surface Pro tablet, we mentioned the device's terrible battery life. In most cases, it only lasted about four hours on a charge.  That's pretty bad compared to most laptops the Surface Pro is competing with.  Microsoft's Panos Panay is doing a Q&A session on...
Microsoft Exec Explains Why The Surface Pro Tablet Has Terrible Battery Life (MSFT)

Reddit Writes A Law: First Draft Of The Free Internet Act Emerges

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As we noted last month, the community at Reddit responded to the whole SOPA mess by deciding that they should collaborate to write their own piece of legislation that protects internet freedoms. The first draft of the Free Internet Act is now available as an open Google doc, where there...
Reddit Writes A Law: First Draft Of The Free Internet Act Emerges

Mobile marketplace Grabio aims to be a better Craigslist

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With Craigslist seemingly ignoring mobile entirely, the race is on for someone to offer the first great mobile marketplace. One contender is Grabio, which initially started out as a consumer to consumer marketplace, but is now seeking out local businesses to flesh out its ecosystem. Chicago-based Grabio launched version...
Mobile marketplace Grabio aims to be a better Craigslist

Mystery Samsung phone with Snapdragon S4 pops up in benchmarks, may or may not be Verizon's Galaxy S III

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While pre-release benchmarks have a very hit or miss record for clues as to what future devices will bring, they almost always raise eyebrows. Nowhere is that more true than in a round of NenaMark2 testing uncovered this weekend: a previously unknown Samsung SCH-i535 for Verizon has tipped up...
Mystery Samsung phone with Snapdragon S4 pops up in benchmarks, may or may not be Verizon's Galaxy S III

Dating Site EHarmony Confirms Password Breach

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The online dating site eHarmony confirmed late Wednesday that passwords for its members were exposed in a breach, a second major compromise following LinkedIn's......
Dating Site EHarmony Confirms Password Breach

Just-patched Java, IE bugs used to snare human rights sites

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The website belonging to non-governmental organization Reporters Without Borders is the latest to be hit by attacks that use the recently patched Java and Internet Explorer vulnerabilities to surreptitiously hijack computers of visitors, security researchers said. The compromise comes a week after similar attacks successfully commandeered sites belonging to...
Just-patched Java, IE bugs used to snare human rights sites

Windows Phone Marketplace surpasses 70,000 apps

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Microsoft has officially announced that more than 70,000 apps are now available from the Windows Phone Marketplace and this comes as an impressive bump up from 50,000 in December.  Although this may not sound like much compared to Google and Apple’s App Store where both reportedly have passed the half...
Windows Phone Marketplace surpasses 70,000 apps

Cloud Computing without Compromise | 3tera

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Cloud Computing without Compromise | 3tera

On the road: Toyota Auris Hybrid

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'I become MPG Man in this, not slowing down for corners, junctions, anything'A few years ago, a new threat to road safety emerged: Satnav Racer. Millions of drivers (I forget the exact figure - it was probably a survey of about three people) admitted to trying to get home before...
On the road: Toyota Auris Hybrid
Amazon Gets Feisty, Updates Homepage To Talk Smack On The iPad Mini

The PC Industry Is Digging Its Own Grave

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The PC Industry Is Digging Its Own Grave: Roger Kay for Forbes: With Windows 8, Microsoft entirely screwed the pooch. A badly conceived OS, designed to compete with Apple's iOS and yet remain a traditional PC, did neither. It only confused and repelled users. Windows 7, a decent replacement for...
The PC Industry Is Digging Its Own Grave

You Can't Buy The Best Bumper Case For Your iPhone 5 -- Yet (AAPL)

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Kickstarter has birthed a number of different Apple cases and accessories with varying degrees of success, but a new aluminum iPhone bumper project is already successfully funded and there are still 40 days to go. It's called the AL13. You no doubt remember the plastic iPhone bumpers that Apple gave...
You Can't Buy The Best Bumper Case For Your iPhone 5 -- Yet (AAPL)

Want a sub-$500 Windows 8 tablet? Look to Dell.

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With Microsoft’s own Surface Pro tablets starting at $899, there’s some room for lower price points by its partners. Dell wants some of the value action and will be selling the Dell Latitude 10 Essentials for $499. The Windows 8 tablet loses some bells and whistles to keep the price...
Want a sub-$500 Windows 8 tablet? Look to Dell.
Libratone Zipp is the first and only AirPlay speaker that doesn't need a Wi-Fi network

FriendFeed cofounder: No plans to shut down the site

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Shared by louisgray What's the sound of one hand clapping? FriendFeed, a site where users can aggregate their social networks and communicate in real-time, has become something like a forgotten stepchild after Facebook acquired the company last year. As one of a dwindling number of users, I felt pretty confident...
FriendFeed cofounder: No plans to shut down the site

FCC approves AT&T's nationwide 4G band plan

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AT&T has received the final approval it needs to create a nationwide 4G band for its own private consumption. On Wednesday, the Federal Communications Commission vote 5-0 in favor of Chairman Julius Genachowski’s proposal to turn previously useless 2.3 GHz Wireless Communications Services (WCS) airwaves into a band fit for...
FCC approves AT&T's nationwide 4G band plan

Samsung exec: "No compromise" in patent war with Apple

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Less than a day after Samsung filed a fresh lawsuit against Apple, the Korean company has stepped up its public rhetoric as the patent war continues to escalate. Samsung's telecommunication division head, Shin Jong-kyun, told the Korea Times the company would accept "no compromise" in the ongoing legal battles.......
Samsung exec: "No compromise" in patent war with Apple
HP Innovates The Staid Workstation PC Into A Shiny, Happy, All-In-One Machine

Windows Phone 8 could come as early as September

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According to unnamed sources speaking to PocketNow, Windows Phone 8 devices might be out in the market earlier than what was previously anticipated. It had been expected that Windows Phone 8 would RTM in September, but not reach the market until November. PocketNow has it that certain Windows Phone 8...
Windows Phone 8 could come as early as September

GameReplays Invites Hackers to Probe Site Following Data Breach

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The owner of GameReplays.org has invited ethical hackers to probe the website for vulnerabilities after a recent compromise that resulted in 10,000 member......
GameReplays Invites Hackers to Probe Site Following Data Breach

Anonymous releases recording of intercepted private FBI conference call

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Hacking group Anonymous has released a recording of a private conference call held last month between the FBI and UK police. In the call, the police discuss their strategy for apprehending and convicting members of the group, including a 15-year-old hacker who claims to have perpetrated the Steam data...
Anonymous releases recording of intercepted private FBI conference call
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