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Think Europeans are more into data privacy than Americans? Think again.

Shocking Study Finds Hackers Are 'Antisocial Man-Children Who Live In Their Parents' Basements'

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A typical hacker. (Photo: Tumblr) A new study published by the University of Montreal has yielded earth-shattering conclusions that are sure to rock the public’s fundamental understanding of computer hackers. Largely considered to be clean-shaven upstanding adults residing in beautifully-kept apartments and boasting impressively high emotional IQs, the study has revealed...
Shocking Study Finds Hackers Are 'Antisocial Man-Children Who Live In Their Parents' Basements'

Do we need to talk about suicide?

pandodaily.com
A very popular founder named Jody Sherman died this week. He was the founder of Ecomom, and had a wonderful reputation for being relentlessly positive, driven and fun. We weren’t close friends, but we were friends. I’ve received dozens of emails from him over the past two years, and...
Do we need to talk about suicide?

Finding the Universe's cosmological constant using something we can create in the lab

arstechnica.com
Those of you who know my writing will know that I don't use many analogies.Analogies have a very useful place in helping people understand difficult concepts, but they also have a tendency to be a end up strained beyond their limits. Now, imagine how I would react to a...
Finding the Universe's cosmological constant using something we can create in the lab

Apple Tops J.D. Power's Tablet Survey, Barely Beating Amazon; Tablets Top Smartphones For Usage

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One day after Apple’s big iPhone 5 news day, an accolade for Apple in the tablet category: J.D. Power and Associates has put the brand at the top of its annual tablet customer satisfaction survey. This is the first time that the influential pollster has tracked U.S. consumers on tablet...
Apple Tops J.D. Power's Tablet Survey, Barely Beating Amazon; Tablets Top Smartphones For Usage
Ears-On With Apple's New EarPods: Better Bass, Better Looks, Just Better

Motorola's latest ITC complaint against Apple targets newer iOS devices and Macs, messaging and sync

www.engadget.com
Motorola filed its most recent ITC complaint against Apple so late into last week that the court system couldn't immediately provide more details; we're only just seeing documents now that the weekend is over. As it stands, the case involves seven patents that mostly touch on staple technologies of...
Motorola's latest ITC complaint against Apple targets newer iOS devices and Macs, messaging and sync

Rackspace Eats Its Own Dog Food With OpenStack

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The Rackspace Cloud will begin practicing what it preaches and transition to OpenStack. The announcement is one of the first of many expected out of the OpenStack camp this week, as the developers and companies involved with OpenStack descend on San Francisco for a design summit and conference. Sponsor Starting...
Rackspace Eats Its Own Dog Food With OpenStack
Modeling the Yellowstone magma plume with a vat of sugar water
By the numbers: 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro vs. other MacBooks and the ultrabook competition

Love IPOs? Here's how different tech genres have performed after their public moment

thenextweb.com
According to a study by Emergence Capital, initial public offerings (IPOs) executed by Software as a Service (SaaS) companies are generally successful over the long term, and business to business (B2B) offerings trump business to consumer (B2C) stock debuts when their following performance is considered. Emergence compiled information on 103...
Love IPOs? Here's how different tech genres have performed after their public moment

Browser Shootout Shows Minor Variations In Performance – It’s Still A Matter Of Taste

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The browser wars are in a tense state of suspension right now. The once-obvious advantages of one and disadvantages of another can’t be counted on as much as they could a year ago, and fast-changing standards and interaction methods have produced a sort of uneasy détente while everyone awaits the...
Browser Shootout Shows Minor Variations In Performance – It’s Still A Matter Of Taste

Court rules Google will get Motorola's $12.5B price back from Microsoft if it waits almost 7,000 years

www.fosspatents.com
In the previous post I published and reported on Judge Robart's historic FRAND rate-setting decision in the Microsoft v. Motorola FRAND rate-setting case in the Western District of Washington. After I did this post (I started at 4 AM my time) I went back to sleep again, but then I came...
Court rules Google will get Motorola's $12.5B price back from Microsoft if it waits almost 7,000 years

Not So Fast: Teens Aren't Fleeing Facebook For Twitter

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Contrary to an Associated Press report implying otherwise, teens are not shutting down their Facebook accounts in favor of Twitter. Emil Protalinski has a much more thorough analysis of what is happening, which includes the Pew Research report AP used, as well as a July 2011 Pew report that focused...
Not So Fast: Teens Aren't Fleeing Facebook For Twitter

OS X 10.8.3 Beta Contains Drivers for AMD Radeon 7000-Series Graphics Cards

www.macrumors.com
As noted by netkas.org and in our forums, the initial beta release of OS X 10.8.3 seeded to developers yesterday contains drivers supporting AMD's latest 7000-series graphics cards, including the high-end "Tahiti" options. The development has naturally sparked speculation that Apple is starting to build in support for graphics cards...
OS X 10.8.3 Beta Contains Drivers for AMD Radeon 7000-Series Graphics Cards

Researchers find vulnerability in Chinese chips used by US army

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A team of researchers from Cambridge University say they have found evidence that a Chinese-manufactured chip used by US armed forces contains a secret access point that leaves it vulnerable to third party tampering. The researchers tested an unspecified US military chip — used in weapons, nuclear power plants to public...
Researchers find vulnerability in Chinese chips used by US army
Which is less expensive: Amazon or self-hosted?

Nokia hints at June 18th news, may be PureView related instead of Microsoft

www.engadget.com
Amidst the upheaval in Espoo Nokia continues to push forward, and tonight its Facebook page has already posted a couple of teaser images, including the one seen above, suggesting there's big news due on June 18th. Astute observers will note that's also the day its good buddy Microsoft has...
Nokia hints at June 18th news, may be PureView related instead of Microsoft

Search On Smartphones Up 26 Percent, On Tablets Up 19 Percent In 2012 [Study]

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Search continues to shift away from the desktop toward mobile devices. That’s one of the conclusions of the just-released Neustar Localeze/15miles/comScore Local Search Study, which is now in its sixth year. This year’s study involves a sample of more than 3,000 U.S. adults that say... Please visit Search Engine Land...
Search On Smartphones Up 26 Percent, On Tablets Up 19 Percent In 2012 [Study]
Sprint to end LTE network deal with LightSquared by next week, says Bloomberg
Prenda lawyer to judge: don't judge me for not talking

Google seeks to Europeanize the law of the United States with respect to copyrightability

www.fosspatents.com
In my previous post I just explained why there are signs that an Oracle v. Google jury verdict on copyright liability may come down today -- in fact, Judge Alsup may proactively incentivize it by telling the jury that it will get Friday off in that event.While the jury is...
Google seeks to Europeanize the law of the United States with respect to copyrightability

Google Tablet Analysis Points to Thin Margins

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It’s not surprising that the first tablet to carry Google’s brand would attract attention from hardware analysts. Nor is one of their key conclusions much of a shock — the $199 price tag on the new Nexus 7 doesn’t leave Google much of a profit margin. The Nexus 7 tablet...
Google Tablet Analysis Points to Thin Margins

Microsoft to Google: standard-essential patent licensing 'is not a rug bazaar'

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Late on Monday, at around the same time that Judge Koh denied Apple an injunction against Samsung, Microsoft and wholly-owned Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility filed their post-trial briefs in the FRAND contract action in the Western District of Washington. They also submitted their proposed findings of fact and conclusions of...
Microsoft to Google: standard-essential patent licensing 'is not a rug bazaar'

Using A Cloud Service At the Office Without Permission? You're Not Alone

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I don’t usually like to look too deeply into surveys of customers by one company or another, usually because they tend to arrive at some kind of self-serving point. But sometimes there’s some interesting nuggets in them that illustrate something interesting, or confirm something widely suspected but not often quantified....
Using A Cloud Service At the Office Without Permission? You're Not Alone
Just 4% of iOS 6 users still using Apple Maps after 5 days

This Is My Pencil. This Is My Pencil Pretending To Be A Gun. One Is For Writing. One Is For Mandatory Suspensions.

www.techdirt.com
A majority of human beings would look at two 7-year-old boys pretending their pencils are guns and say something about "boys being boys" or "someone's going to poke their eye out" and leave it at that. Those who craft and enforce zero tolerance policies see something more sinister. They...
This Is My Pencil. This Is My Pencil Pretending To Be A Gun. One Is For Writing. One Is For Mandatory Suspensions.
A more complete picture of the iTunes economy

Fresh out in beta, ThingsWeStart lets you visualize Kickstarter projects on an interactive map

thenextweb.com
Have you ever wondered where most of the Kickstarter projects are based? Now you can get your geography nerd fix with ThingsWeStart, a handy interactive website map that lets you filter all of them to your liking. The site launched on Monday, but it’s still in beta. ThingsWeStart has already...
Fresh out in beta, ThingsWeStart lets you visualize Kickstarter projects on an interactive map

Scientists Finally Prove High Fructose Corn Syrup Risks

www.thekitchn.com
For the last several years, getting good answers about the health risks of high fructose corn syrup has been difficult. There has been a lack of true scientific substantiation on either side of the debate. Although many of us suspected this stuff really isn't healthy for us, we didn't actually...
Scientists Finally Prove High Fructose Corn Syrup Risks
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