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MavenSay Enjoying Sudden Popularity In Social Media-Hungry Indonesia
From idea to science: Pouring concrete for an experiment and securing funds

What Does The Election Of France's New President Mean For European Copyright?

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Whatever you might have thought of his policies, Nicolas Sarkozy probably had more impact on European copyright policy than any other EU politician. He consciously tried to the lead the way in bringing in more extreme copyright enforcement, most notably with the "three strikes" HADOPI law. That alone makes his...
What Does The Election Of France's New President Mean For European Copyright?

No IPO hints as Twitter's Costolo focuses on simplicity and security

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Now that it’s been a year since Facebook went public, the next big IPO circus is likely to involve Twitter. CEO Dick Costolo — as expected — didn’t announce concrete plans for such an IPO Wednesday during his appearance at D11, but held forth on a number of interesting topics...
No IPO hints as Twitter's Costolo focuses on simplicity and security

Otoy says supercomputer will enable revolutionary games-on-demand service

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If you’re wondering which games-on-demand company is the real one, today’s news isn’t going to help you out. While Steve Perlman’s OnLive has revealed concrete plans to launch its service today, another rival, Otoy, is revealing today that its video compression technology will be the foundation of a new kind...
Otoy says supercomputer will enable revolutionary games-on-demand service

Google Energy: Google Can Now Buy and Sell Electricity

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Google’s ever-expanding empire has added another branch: subsidiary Google Energy has been granted an order by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to buy and sell energy at market rates.Does this mean Google is set to become your power company? Not yet — instead, Google wants more control over the...
Google Energy: Google Can Now Buy and Sell Electricity

New patent shows Apple is at least thinking about wearable computing devices like Google Glass

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It’s incredibly foolhardy to ascribe any concrete plans to Apple based on the publishing of a patent. The company is incredibly prolific in this department, publishing literally thousands a year. Sometimes, however, a patent is interesting enough to point out just because it indicates that the very smart engineers at...
New patent shows Apple is at least thinking about wearable computing devices like Google Glass

Spotted: Samsung shows off a white Series 9 Ultrabook with a different finish, we prefer the old version

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Welcome to "Laptop Porn," an exciting series hosted by that lady who reviews notebooks sometimes. Here at CES 2013, Samsung is showing off a white version of its 13-inch Series 9 Ultrabook -- the same second-gen model that's been shipping since last year. What's interesting is that although this...
Spotted: Samsung shows off a white Series 9 Ultrabook with a different finish, we prefer the old version
'Lumines Electronic Symphony' rounds up players to ask Ubisoft for DLC

Facebook Director of Product Management Carl Sjogreen leaving company

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Facebook Director of Product Management Carl Sjogreen announced today that he is leaving Facebook to start something new, though he tells TechCrunch he doesn’t have concrete plans about what that will be. Sjogreen, who led Facebook’s efforts to create the Open Graph app platform, is another key employee to step down...
Facebook Director of Product Management Carl Sjogreen leaving company

Aptina unleashes 1080p and 4K mobile sensors, entire point-and-shoot segment cringes

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Hear that? That's the sound of the entire point-and-shoot camera industry bracing for yet another blow. As smartphone cameras mature, it's becoming ever more difficult to convince consumers to use anything other than their phone outside of special occasions where ILCs or DSLRs are necessary. Aptina has a lot...
Aptina unleashes 1080p and 4K mobile sensors, entire point-and-shoot segment cringes

Sprint training docs cast doubt on 2012 iPhone launch timing, but don't panic yet

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The next iPhone's unveiling date is safely locked down. Whether or not it arrives at every US carrier simultaneously is up in the air, however, and there's signs that Sprint's model might not ship as quickly as we'd like. Carrier training documents obtained by iSource, which we've since verified...
Sprint training docs cast doubt on 2012 iPhone launch timing, but don't panic yet

How To Find The Best Of The Best For Silicon Valley's Hottest Job Right Now (AMZN)

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A good product manager is hard to find, but it's almost impossible to find a top "1%" product manager. Ian McAllister, one of Amazon's top managers working on "unusual projects," has a good explanation over on Quora of what qualifies as a "1%" product manager. Those product managers have the...
How To Find The Best Of The Best For Silicon Valley's Hottest Job Right Now (AMZN)

RapidShare lays off most of its staff as it struggles to find new business model

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Maybe being honest doesn’t pay, after all: Switzerland-based file hoster RapidShare has laid off 45 of its 60 employees to cut down on costs as it tries to reinvent itself and focus more on B2B cloud storage services. The cuts were first reported by Swiss daily 20min, who was told...
RapidShare lays off most of its staff as it struggles to find new business model

Watson lends a helping hand to cancer research, partners with Memorial Sloan-Kettering

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Supercomputers at the forefront of medical practice? The notion is by no means a stretch of the imagination. Yet, research of this kind mostly goes unnoticed -- that is, unless the computational wizardry handholding these advancements belongs to Jeopardy!'s AI king. That's right, Watson, IBM's bold-face named powerhouse of...
Watson lends a helping hand to cancer research, partners with Memorial Sloan-Kettering
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