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HTML5-based Depthcam puts a fresh spin on Kinect hacks

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It's not the first time we've seen HTML5 used in conjunction with a Kinect hack, but George MacKerron's so-called Depthcam takes things to some interesting new levels. It's a live webcam that you can interact with in your web browser (Chrome only, for now). As you might expect, the...
HTML5-based Depthcam puts a fresh spin on Kinect hacks

The FBI Just Released Its 1991 Report On Steve Jobs (AAPL)

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The FBI just released its background check on Steve Jobs. It's 191 pages long! We're reading through it now and have embedded it here. The background check was done in conjunction with some sort of presidential appointment made for Jobs. Steve Jobs FBI Please follow SAI on Twitter and...
The FBI Just Released Its 1991 Report On Steve Jobs (AAPL)

Need a Job? Learn Linux

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The Linux Foundation today posted their first ever Linux Jobs Report, created in conjunction with tech job site Dice.com. The report examines the current demand for Linux talent, and identifies a few interesting trends. Of the 2,300 survey respondents, eight in ten said that hiring Linux talent is a priority...
Need a Job? Learn Linux

Report: 15% Of Social Users Have Ended A Friendship Because Of Social Media & Detailed Statistics On The ‘Tone’ Of Social Media

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  A new study from Pew Internet examined social media usage, demographics and the climate within social networking spaces (SNS).  A national phone survey was administered to active social networking adults across the United States as well as users aged 12-17 in conjunction with their parents.... Please visit Marketing Land for the full...
Report: 15% Of Social Users Have Ended A Friendship Because Of Social Media & Detailed Statistics On The ‘Tone’ Of Social Media

Augmented reality sandbox lets you change the course of rivers, won't get you wet

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Ask in any kid, playing in the sandbox is fun enough on its own, but too much moisture will turn your grainy playground into a lumpy mess. Researchers at UC Davis have cooked up one solution: an augmented reality sandbox. The project uses a Kinect sensor in conjunction with...
Augmented reality sandbox lets you change the course of rivers, won't get you wet

The Value of Making Reading Hard

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Maybe cognitive friction in our reading experiences -- be it in typeface choice or annotation mechanism -- is a good thing. One of the really tough questions to answer in relation to any technology is: When do you make something easy and when do you make it hard? This problem...
The Value of Making Reading Hard

GroupMe, Gilt Group, Jon Bon Jovi Launch SummerQAmp To Create More Quality Assurance Jobs

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Unemployment continues to be an issue here in the States, but the tech industry could prove a very valuable resource when it comes to building out the American work force. That said, I sat down with GroupMe co-founder Steve Martocci recently and he just may have a plan to...
GroupMe, Gilt Group, Jon Bon Jovi Launch SummerQAmp To Create More Quality Assurance Jobs
Woofound’s Social Events App Matches People To Places Based On Personality

Researchers suggest haptics and audio for discreet password input

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You can use as complex as a password as you like, but that won't do you much good if someone's able to watch or record you entering it. Researchers Andrea Bianchi, Ian Oakley and Dong-Soo Kwon have some ideas for overcoming that little problem though, and recently put together...
Researchers suggest haptics and audio for discreet password input

Jaws debuts on Blu-ray August 14th remastered and upmixed (video)

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Universal Pictures promised it would celebrate its centennial by bringing classics out of the vaults and onto Blu-ray discs and now one of our most anticipated flicks, Jaws, finally has a release date. Steven Spielberg's 1975 hit will come home in "digitally remastered and fully restored" form with an...
Jaws debuts on Blu-ray August 14th remastered and upmixed (video)

Thailand and China strike a deal to give tablet computers to Thai schoolchildren

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The government of Thailand has agreed to a deal with China that will see it import 860,000 tablet computers for its one-tablet-per-child scheme, a project to provide a device to all first grade students in the country. Although a government-to-government memorandum has been signed, Thai authorities are yet to conclude...
Thailand and China strike a deal to give tablet computers to Thai schoolchildren

LaCie 2big Thunderbolt series external HDD review

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We've already seen what Thunderbolt's capable of when it's used in conjunction with a couple of high performance SSDs, but not everyone needs NAND to meet their external storage requirements. What many do deem essential, however, is a ton of room for system backups and multimedia, and Thunderbolt's ability...
LaCie 2big Thunderbolt series external HDD review

eMusic launches Android app

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It may not have all the glitz of a Spotify or an Rdio, but eMusic is the one of the OGs of the online music game, serving up MP3s to internet citizens since the late-90s. The site today is celebrating the launch of an Android app, which brings curated...
eMusic launches Android app

Tactus Technology prototype Android tablet shows off shapeshifting screen at SID 2012 (video)

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Typing with thumbs on glass can often prove to be as fruitful as talking to an actual wall. That is to say, both are an exercise in frustration. Yet, with smartphone adoption continuing to climb, that method of touchscreen input is only going to become more pervasive. Good thing,...
Tactus Technology prototype Android tablet shows off shapeshifting screen at SID 2012 (video)

Apple Working on Hot 3D Eye-Tracking Interface for Gaming & iPhone!

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On Date, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals a hot 3D eye-tracking based interface that will be used for gaming, digital photography and videography, biometrics and surveillance applications while being an OS feature option for iOS devices and Apple's iMac. The technology...
Apple Working on Hot 3D Eye-Tracking Interface for Gaming & iPhone!

Yahoo confirms 2000 job cuts, hopes to save $375m a year as a result

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Yahoo has annnounced that it will cut 2000 of its work force in order to save $375m a year. “Today’s actions are an important next step toward a bold, new Yahoo! — smaller, nimbler, more profitable and better equipped to innovate as fast as our customers and our industry require. We...
Yahoo confirms 2000 job cuts, hopes to save $375m a year as a result
Apple may bring 3D gaming and eye-tracking to the iPhone, iMac
The best stylus for iPad: we review the hits and misses

TechCrunch Beirut Meetup This Friday #TCBeirut

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So ArabNet in Beirut is rocking, but we also wanted to make sure there was an opportunity for other startups in town to come say hi to TechCrunch while we’re here, so we are throwing together a TechCrunch Beirut Meetup! The Meetup is organised in conjunction with entrepreneur platform Wamda,...
TechCrunch Beirut Meetup This Friday #TCBeirut
Turn-by-turn navigation added to Maps in iOS 6
DSLR and Kinect combine to produce dream-like visuals

500 Characters Or Less: Shortmail Updates Its iPhone App With Offline Mode, “Let’s Chill” Feature

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There aren’t too many people who love email these days, but few of us can actually live without it. Thankfully, there are a number of startups that are trying to make email more manageable. One of them is 410 Labs’ Shortmail, which restricts messages to 500 characters or less. If...
500 Characters Or Less: Shortmail Updates Its iPhone App With Offline Mode, “Let’s Chill” Feature

Voddler's Lumia-exclusive video streaming app debuts for European Windows Phone users

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Need an extra reason to give a Nokia Lumia some serious consideration? Today, Voddler has announced the official debut of its Windows Phone app for citizens of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Spain. Designed in conjunction with Nokia, the app is exclusive to Lumia owners and provides access to...
Voddler's Lumia-exclusive video streaming app debuts for European Windows Phone users

Science Makes Its First Acquisition: Pinpuff, A Klout For Pinterest That Measures ‘Pinfluence’

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Science, the eight-month-old LA-based technology incubator / studio that brought us the Dollar Shave Club and most recently e-commerce site Uncovet, is making its first acquisition: it is buying Pinpuff, a “Klout for Pinterest” that measures and tracks the influence of Pinterest users — “Pinfluence” in Pinpuff parlance — that...
Science Makes Its First Acquisition: Pinpuff, A Klout For Pinterest That Measures ‘Pinfluence’
Egnyte brazenly targets Box’s customers with “Box Buster Buyout” program

Mercedes to Integrate Apple's Siri into New Cars

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This is the first time Apple will allow the Siri voice technology to be used in conjunction with hardware other than iOS-based technology....
Mercedes to Integrate Apple's Siri into New Cars

Google reportedly rethinking Google Wallet strategy, may share revenue with carriers

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It's not a done deal just yet, but Bloomberg is reporting that Google could be about to make some big changes to the way it does business with Google Wallet. Citing people with knowledge of the project, Bloomberg says that Google is considering sharing revenue from Google Wallet (specifically...
Google reportedly rethinking Google Wallet strategy, may share revenue with carriers

Google pushes Map Maker out to 8 more European countries including Austria, Belgium and Switzerland

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Back in December we reported that Google was overhauling Map Maker to, well, make mapping easier. And a couple of weeks back, in conjunction with some pretty awesome announcements regarding 3D maps and offline mode for mobile, the Internet giant announced that it would be rolling Map Maker out to...
Google pushes Map Maker out to 8 more European countries including Austria, Belgium and Switzerland
Tablets taking over the living room: 88% of owners use them while watching TV

Google Drive vs Dropbox, SkyDrive, Box and more – How does it stack up?

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With today’s release of Google Drive the obvious question to be asked is how it stacks up to the existing competition. Whether you choose to use Drive by itself, or in conjunction with something else, it’s best to move forward while educated so we’re here to help you out. We’ll...
Google Drive vs Dropbox, SkyDrive, Box and more – How does it stack up?
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