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Search Your Public Facebook Updates

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Search Your Public Facebook Updates is a post from Chris PirilloAs the World continues to talk about Facebook and their privacy practices, a couple of developers have pushed the popular site even closer to the brink of no return. Their new project, Openbook shows that every public status update you...
Search Your Public Facebook Updates

Google Ventures gets its own blog to talk entrepreneurship, deals and more

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It’s extremely important for every piece of an organization to have an area on the Web where it can share its own voice. For a company that’s as large as Google, it’s very easy to loose site on just how much goes on within the confines of its Mountain View...
Google Ventures gets its own blog to talk entrepreneurship, deals and more
Mobile app security: Always keep the back door locked

Sent From My Phone, In Bed

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Our beds used to be finite. A limited range of activities took place there. We’d sleep, or try to, make love, eat, and maybe read a paperback. But we could only hide from the world for so long. The nagging puppet strings of our desire to learn and experience would...
Sent From My Phone, In Bed

Good Technology debuts 'first secure browser' for enterprise Android deployments

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Good Technology is touting the latest addition to its Good Mobile Access (GMA) Android software suite, a secure browser. The company's GMA offering gives corporate foot soldiers armed with a smartphone access to secure intranet resources without having to initiate a VPN session -- while simultaneously allowing IT folks...
Good Technology debuts 'first secure browser' for enterprise Android deployments

Pinterest's Cofounder: We're Still Trying To Figure Out Copyright Laws

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Pinterest co-founder Ben Silbermann responded to a lawyer who removed some of her pinboards out of fear of copyright infringement. In a new blog post, the lawyer named "Kristen," said Silbermann was still trying to figure out an effective solution to avoid copyright infringement on the site. Silbermann said "some...
Pinterest's Cofounder: We're Still Trying To Figure Out Copyright Laws
It's a surreal life, 'At Home with the Furries'
Nanosatellite controlled by Google's Nexus One will blast into space on February 25th

Verizon adding suite of Amazon apps to all new Android devices

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Most US carriers have been pulling back on the sheer number of pre-installed apps thrown onto the latest Android devices, but Verizon appears to be heading in the opposite direction. An announcement found within the safe confines of Big Red's internal system indicates that the Samsung Galaxy Stellar wasn't...
Verizon adding suite of Amazon apps to all new Android devices

Fujitsu readies its 'final model' quad-core smartphone for reveal next week

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We laid our hands on Fujitsu's quad-core prototype at the start of the year, it now looks like the phone's now ready to show itself outside the confines of a perspex box. Wielding a Tegra 3 chipset, there's still no official name for the incoming handset, but we're promised...
Fujitsu readies its 'final model' quad-core smartphone for reveal next week
Facebook updating app outside Google Play to test new features ahead of public release
The technical and legal realities of Comcast’s Xbox cap spat

The Facebook Imperative

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Editor’s note: This guest post is written by Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of salesforce.com. In it, he explains why enterprise software should take its cues from Facebook and become more social. I quit my job at Oracle in 1999 because I couldn’t stop thinking about a simple question: “Why...
The Facebook Imperative

Korean police contradict Samsung over fatal gas leak, say acid got into the environment

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Samsung has already been given a small fine for not reporting a fatal gas leak promptly enough, but now it could be in more serious trouble. At the time of the accident, which led to the death of a maintenance contractor, the manufacturer released a statement indicating that the...
Korean police contradict Samsung over fatal gas leak, say acid got into the environment
The Verge Interview: Nokia's Damian Dinning on the 808 PureView's history and future

Is 'Pirate DRM' Really the Best Response to Bulk DMCA Takedowns?

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The file-sharing world is a multi-headed beast but not just in the traditional ‘hydra’ sense. The most visible elements are the public torrent sites like The Pirate Bay, KickassTorrents and any of the others from the current Top 10. Generally (censorship efforts aside) these sites can be accessed by just...
Is 'Pirate DRM' Really the Best Response to Bulk DMCA Takedowns?

Splashtop brings Windows 8 Metro Testbed to Apple's iPad (video)

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This has gotta be uncomfortable for the iPad. Now, Windows 8 tablet developers -- or anyone, for that matter -- can test their apps and play with the Microsoft's Metro interface from within the confines of Apple's ubiquitous tablet. The functionality is made possible by Splashtop, which is known...
Splashtop brings Windows 8 Metro Testbed to Apple's iPad (video)
A Tech Way Around "Creative Block"

Big Omaha, year 5: Meet the conference that is the heartbeat of the Silicon Prairie

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Omaha, Nebraska. Though you’d be forgiven for not knowing that there was a hotbed of technology and entrepreneurship happening in America’s heartland, when a conference as important as Big Omaha hits its fifth year, you can rest assured that the world that considers Nebraska to be nothing more than a...
Big Omaha, year 5: Meet the conference that is the heartbeat of the Silicon Prairie

Lytro light-field camera hitting Amazon, Target and Best Buy sites next month

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It's about to become a heck of a lot easier to get your hands on a consumer light-field camera. The Lytro, that marvel of post-picture-taking-focusing, is finally expanding its reach well beyond the confines of its own site. The camera will be hitting Amazon and Best Buy and Target's...
Lytro light-field camera hitting Amazon, Target and Best Buy sites next month

AlphaDog robo pack-mule begins outdoor trials, noisily hikes into your nightmares

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Boston Dynamics' LS3, better known 'round these parts as AlphaDog, has already wowed us with a display of its stability, power and mobility. Thing is, that little clip we caught back in October took place entirely within the safe and purposefully laid out confines of a laboratory. So, the question...
AlphaDog robo pack-mule begins outdoor trials, noisily hikes into your nightmares

VOD Service Acetrax Shutting Down, Forcing Customers Through DRM Hoops To Retain Their Purchased Movies

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Does DRM stop (or even slow down) piracy? This question's hardly hypothetical. It's been answered with a resounding "no" all over the internet. Of course, it's been argued that DRM was never about piracy prevention, but instead was a vehicle for content owners to control the technology in the...
VOD Service Acetrax Shutting Down, Forcing Customers Through DRM Hoops To Retain Their Purchased Movies

Microsoft and Samsung demo Illumiroom display, fills room with images (video)

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Microsoft just demonstrated an interesting display technology called Illumiroom at the Samsung CES keynote that apparently fills up the room with images and lights beyond the confines of a television screen. We were shown a video of someone playing Xbox games and making it seem like it's snowing in...
Microsoft and Samsung demo Illumiroom display, fills room with images (video)

Hollywood Talent Turns To Kickstarter To Escape 'Institutional Censorship'

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In discussions about artists like Amanda Palmer using Kickstarter, plenty of people continue to insist that their success was made possible by their traditional industry backgrounds. We've already gone over lots of reasons why this is silly, most notably the fact that such artists to a lot of work and...
Hollywood Talent Turns To Kickstarter To Escape 'Institutional Censorship'
The Verge is hiring a New York-based video editor

Google on PRISM accusations 'WHAT THE ...'

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You don’t get any more tenacious denials than this. First, we have not joined any program that would give the U.S. government—or any other government—direct access to our servers. Indeed, the U.S. government does not have direct access or a “back door” to the information stored in our data centers. We...
Google on PRISM accusations 'WHAT THE ...'

Jelly Bean port passes the butter to the Galaxy S III, ROM flashing required

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It took only one day for devs to unleash Jelly Bean 4.1 from its server confines and out into the eager underbelly of Android's community. And those enterprising hackers haven't wasted any time getting that buttered up OS running on Galaxy Nexus handsets (yes, even for Verizon subs). Now,...
Jelly Bean port passes the butter to the Galaxy S III, ROM flashing required
Adventures In Customer Support: E-commerce Gets Some New Breast Friends
US Navy's firefighting robot SAFFiR pictured for the first time

Anthony Bourdain Guests on 'Yo Gabba Gabba!' Really!

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It's not a stretch to say that anyone who's watched Anthony Bourdain on his various cable shows has either wanted to be his drinking buddy or slug him right in the mouth, a feeling that usually changes from hour to hour. He reminds me of those friends I had in...
Anthony Bourdain Guests on 'Yo Gabba Gabba!' Really!
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