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Nokia's Elop admits to low early Lumia 920 production, explaining some shortages of the new handset

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In a short video interview, Nokia’s Stephen Elop admitted that his company is ramping up production of the Lumia 920 and 820 over time, helping to explain some reported shortages of the handset. The specific quote, as transcribed and surfaced by WMPowerUser, is as follows: [A]s we introduce the 920...
Nokia's Elop admits to low early Lumia 920 production, explaining some shortages of the new handset
Sympathy for the devil: #freejahar spreads across Twitter as Boston bomber charged

'Snoopers' charter' proposal sparks Tory row

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David Davis says internet data tracking powers will be 'incredibly intrusive' as Theresa May brands critics 'conspiracy theorists'The government is to offer a blank cheque to internet and phone firms that will be required to track everyone's email, Twitter, Facebook and other internet use under legislation to be published on...
'Snoopers' charter' proposal sparks Tory row

'Online snooping' scheme to cost £1.8bn – and that's a lower estimate

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Home Office reveals pricetag for tracking emails, phone use, plus Facebook and Twitter accounts as Theresa May's attacks critics as 'conspiracy theorists'The government's "online snooping" scheme to track email, Facebook, Twitter and other web use comes with an official pricetag of at least £1.8bn and an official warning that the...
'Online snooping' scheme to cost £1.8bn – and that's a lower estimate

Critic Of NBC Olympics Coverage Has Twitter Account Suspended for Posting Exec's Email

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Twitter shut down Independent reporter Guy Adams after he tweeted a top NBC executive’s email address. Adams has been a staunch critic of NBC’s Olympics coverage, tweeting up a storm about NBC’s factual inaccuracies and other broadcast shortcomings. Adams tweeted the corporate email address of Gary Zenkel, President of the NBC...
Critic Of NBC Olympics Coverage Has Twitter Account Suspended for Posting Exec's Email

Boston Marathon bombings: rounding up the conspiracy theories

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'Alternative interpretations' of the 15 April attack sprang forth online almost immediately - and they're not going awayFrom YouTube to obscure blogs and even the Guardian's own comment section, the internet has had access to a huge amount of footage from last week's Boston Marathon explosions. Sure as day follows...
Boston Marathon bombings: rounding up the conspiracy theories

TED curator shoots back at Hanauer, calls out Seattle VC and posts controversial talk

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Nick Hanauer speaking at TED The controversy over Nick Hanauer’s recent TED talk about taxing the wealthiest Americans just isn’t going away. Yesterday, GeekWire and others reported on how Hanauer’s economic talk was not being displayed on the TED Web site. “My arguments threaten an economic orthodoxy and political structure...
TED curator shoots back at Hanauer, calls out Seattle VC and posts controversial talk

James Cameron journeys to the Challenger Deep, lives to tell the tale in 3D (video)

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It's easy for life to imitate art when you're armed with near billion dollar coffers. Taking a cue from his 1989 hit, The Abyss, James Cameron made a solo plunge down to the deepest part of the Earth -- a spot seven miles below sea level known as the...
James Cameron journeys to the Challenger Deep, lives to tell the tale in 3D (video)

9/11 conspiracy theorists come to San Leandro - ContraCostaTimes.com

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9/11 conspiracy theorists come to San Leandro - ContraCostaTimes.com

Recipe For Conspiracy Theorists

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Recipe For Conspiracy Theorists

Dan Brown: Video Games Lead To Violence

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You'll of course remember Dan Brown as the author of The Da Vinci Code, a book based on a poorly researched work of non-fiction largely built on the fraudelant claims of anti-semite Pierre Plantard. I mention this only to remind anyone who forgot that you couldn't ride a bus, a...
Dan Brown: Video Games Lead To Violence

Security Is Hard, But That Doesn't Mean You Should Ignore It

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Six weeks ago I was out drinking in a Kipling-themed bar in Rangoon, Myanmar — as you do — and happened to find myself next to a table of high-powered international telecommunications consultants, overhearing juicy lines like “Skype and Viber are going to kill us.” Needless to say I told...
Security Is Hard, But That Doesn't Mean You Should Ignore It
Which consultants built Romney's "Project Orca?" None of them

Move Along, No Panopticon To See Here

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Last week Wikileaks–remember them?–released a sheaf of documents about the Trapwire security system, which, depending on who you believe, is either a network of cameras being used to spy on everyone everywhere, or an ineffective bust more notable for shady business practices than any successful surveillance. Is it being used...
Move Along, No Panopticon To See Here
Bitcoin is legal, but mainstream adoption will mandate playing by the rules

Vellamo benchmark adds CPU and memory tests, here's how it rates the One X and GS III

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Qualcomm's Vellamo app has been a part of the furniture in our Android benchmarking suite for a while now, providing a fun little test of browsing and networking speeds on almost any Android device. Version 2.0 adds something extra, however: a section called "Metal" that is all about putting...
Vellamo benchmark adds CPU and memory tests, here's how it rates the One X and GS III

Amazon Adds Clinton Alum Gorelick To Board

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Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) is adding a power presence in the other Washington and a corporate governance advisor to its board: Jamie Gorelick, who served as deputy attorney general during the Clinton administration. According to an SEC filing, Gorelick was elected to the board Wednesday. Gorelick has been a partner...
Amazon Adds Clinton Alum Gorelick To Board

Digg.com Disappears From Google, Old Digg Links May Be To Blame

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Digg.com and other links from its website have disappeared from Google’s search result pages, following a recent update to Google’s algorithms. It’s unclear at this time exactly what caused the site to be de-listed, though the current speculation is that it has to do with Digg pointing to bad or...
Digg.com Disappears From Google, Old Digg Links May Be To Blame

Blogging Lessons from The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

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A 40 year-old unsolved murder mystery. Strange cryptic codes in a bible. Sweden, sandwiches, and many, many cigarettes. The badass-est female protagonist since . . . forever. And an author who has, posthumously, caused quite a ruckus in the book world and in the minds of conspiracy theorists everywhere....
Blogging Lessons from The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Dear Google, what happened to the direct download links for iOS apps?

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A lot of people use Google’s search engine to find direct links to iOS applications. It used to be that queries such as ‘Twitter iPhone’ would result in Google showing direct links to the most relevant iTunes page up on top, or at least very close to the top, making...
Dear Google, what happened to the direct download links for iOS apps?

Of Goats and Men: Run, Run, The Dangerous Conspiracy Theorists Are Coming.

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Of Goats and Men: Run, Run, The Dangerous Conspiracy Theorists Are Coming.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Just Vehemently Denied Giving The Government Direct Access To Facebook Servers

What does the PRISM logo mean?

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The freaky Dark Side of the Moon-style design looks like something a Bond villain would use - but it does sum up the surveillance program pretty neatlyWhat does a top secret surveillance program need, aside from the ability to spy on virtually every internet user, and the sense not to...
What does the PRISM logo mean?

Bitcoin Just Hit The Big Time -- Here's What Everyone Ridiculing It Doesn't Understand

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The electronic currency Bitcoin just got a big vote of confidence from one of the world's most successful venture capital investors. Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures just invested in a startup called "Coinbase," which facilitates Bitcoin transactions. This investment doesn't mean that Bitcoin is guaranteed to become a mainstream...
Bitcoin Just Hit The Big Time -- Here's What Everyone Ridiculing It Doesn't Understand
NASA combats the conspiracy theorists: How Curiosity took a self-portrait on Mars

Acta didn't stand a chance in the age of the social internet | Charles Arthur

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The anti-counterfeiting treaty had some good intentions behind it – but its online strictures couldn't just be forced throughThe dismissal of Acta, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, by the European parliament has left the treaty's opponents delighted, and its supporters – who principally work in the industries that rely on copyright...
Acta didn't stand a chance in the age of the social internet | Charles Arthur

The Washington Post on “Lunatic” 9/11 “Conspiracy Theorists”

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The Washington Post on “Lunatic” 9/11 “Conspiracy Theorists”

Study Finds That We Still Believe Untruths Even After Instant Online Corrections

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If you’ve ever wondered why birthers, inside jobbers, and other conspiracy theorists won’t simply take the truth at face value, two researchers at OSU have found that we tend to ignore – and reject – instant corrections to data. The study, performed by R. Kelly Garrett and Brian Weeks, examined...
Study Finds That We Still Believe Untruths Even After Instant Online Corrections
VMworld shows a VMware in flux
Neustar, the company with access to every phone number in the US
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