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MUNSTER: About That Prediction Of 8 Million iPhone 5s ... (AAPL)

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Apple's stock is down 1% this morning after it announced 5 million in iPhone 5 sales over its opening weekend. One of the reasons Apple's 5 million in sales is driving the stock down is that it's below the expectations of analysts like Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster. Munster was calling...
MUNSTER: About That Prediction Of 8 Million iPhone 5s ... (AAPL)

TSA Still Not Taking Comments On Naked Scanners; So Public Interest Group Does It For Them

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If you needed proof of politicians' sensitivity to, and encouragement of, persistent terrorism fears, look no further than today's hearing in the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security. It's called "Eleven Years After 9/11 Can TSA Evolve To Meet the Next Terrorist Threat?" and it's being used to feature--get...
TSA Still Not Taking Comments On Naked Scanners; So Public Interest Group Does It For Them

Time and Social Capital: The Ultimate Constraint

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Time and Social Capital: The Ultimate Constraint
Mailbox Takes Its Email App To iPad, With Android Waiting In The Wings

HP Makes a Big Play in Software-Defined Networks

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Companies in the networking business today like to talk a lot about software-defined networking. The basic idea behind is that networks should be as flexible as servers. And since a server can via virtualization be divided up to like many, networking infrastructure should be similarly flexible in order to meet...
HP Makes a Big Play in Software-Defined Networks

Twitter's Vine ripe with users of video sharing service

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Twitter launched Vine recently and it appears the video sharing service that lets you post clips up to six seconds long is already a hit with users. Vine is a completely public and compelling medium that gives you a brief window into what people all over the world are...
Twitter's Vine ripe with users of video sharing service
A German startup's plan to make electric car charging more like cell phone service

Darjeelin Wants To Help You Get A Cheaper Flight By Employing The Crowd To Do Your 'Flight Hacking' For You

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Darjeelin has launched with what it’s calling a human-powered flight search engine. In an interesting employment of the crowd, through contest form, experts are tasked with going off and finding the cheapest flights on a bespoke basis for users who pay a small fee in return. A process referred to...
Darjeelin Wants To Help You Get A Cheaper Flight By Employing The Crowd To Do Your 'Flight Hacking' For You

New Type of Database Gets High-Profile Funding

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There is a thing and there are ways to describe a thing. But why stop there? FluidInfo is a startup company that has built a new information architecture that positions databases as an open-ended way to describe the world, with access by anyone to add entirely new fields of data...
New Type of Database Gets High-Profile Funding

Congress Plays See-No-Evil, Pretend-There's-No-Evil, Let-The-Evil-Continue With NSA Domestic Spying

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We're still completely perplexed at how anyone in Congress could recognize that the NSA has refused to tell Congress how often it's violated the privacy of Americans without a warrant under the FISA Amendments Act (FAA) -- and then still vote to renew it. What kind of "oversight" is that?...
Congress Plays See-No-Evil, Pretend-There's-No-Evil, Let-The-Evil-Continue With NSA Domestic Spying

No, Google's Chrome isn't the world's leading browser - yet: see our map

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Claims that Google Chrome has passed Internet Explorer turn out to be wrong according to Statcounter's data - but it won't be long. Firefox turns out to have a surprising dominance on our map, thoughChrome is challenging Microsoft's Internet Explorer as the world's most-used desktop browser, having passed Firefox, according...
No, Google's Chrome isn't the world's leading browser - yet: see our map

McCann Invests $4M in Israeli Incubator ‘thetime’

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With a $4M investment, McCann Worldgroup has bought a 15% stake in Israeli incubator ‘thetime‘. This move isn’t a particularly surprising considering ‘thetime’ was founded by Ilan Shiloah, who for the past 10 years has been chairman of McCann Erickson Israel. ‘thetime’ was also co-founded by angel investor, Nir Tarlovsky....
McCann Invests $4M in Israeli Incubator ‘thetime’
'Prometheus' writer Jon Spaihts on science fiction worldbuilding

Time and Social Capital: The Ultimate Constraint http://bit.ly/9gu86D (new post)

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Olympic athletes take to Twitter to rally against strict sponsorship rules

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Rule 40 means athletes in London can't mention non-Olympic sponsors - a constraint some say hurts their financial prospectsMembers of the US Olympics team have used Twitter to protest against airtight rules against unofficial sponsors and ambush marketers in the London Games.Athletes posted tweets in what appeared to be a...
Olympic athletes take to Twitter to rally against strict sponsorship rules
Google BigQuery is now even bigger
Social: Why Experts Think Twitter's 6-Second Videos Could Be Huge
Social: Numbers Reveal Why Facebook Is Trying To Seduce Small Business

Building for Windows Phone 8? Don't create a calendar: API access to key functions is a no-go

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Windows Phone 8 is new to many developers, with its SDK becoming generally available only last week. Given that, developers probing its depths are learning both its strengths, and restrictions. A fine example of this is out today on the MSDN forums in which a user asked the following question...
Building for Windows Phone 8? Don't create a calendar: API access to key functions is a no-go

Apple's Thinner Display On iPhone 5 Likely Causing Supply Constraints

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One of the reasons Apple’s supply of iPhone 5 devices couldn’t meet the opening weekend demand may be due to its decision to use thinner touchscreens vs. previous generations, which combine touch sensor and glass together in one. The tech in question is coming from just two suppliers at the...
Apple's Thinner Display On iPhone 5 Likely Causing Supply Constraints
Apple Store Genius Bars now facing more iPhone 4 replacement constraints, told to swap for 4S

Want to congratulate Marissa Mayer on her new gig via her Google+ post? You can't

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Google+ has a lovely feature called “What’s Hot.” This feature shows you all of the most popular posts on the network, except they basically all have one thing in common – you can’t comment on them. Why? There’s a 500 comment limit on Google+, which we’ve known about for some...
Want to congratulate Marissa Mayer on her new gig via her Google+ post? You can't

China Mobile employees quash speculation that the carrier will sell the 'iPhone 5′ this year

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Employees at China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile operator, have indicated that the carrier is unlikely to sell Apple’s upcoming iPhone, Sina Tech reports. The publication spoke to a number of workers at the provincial and city level who said they had heard nothing about Apple’s next-generation iPhone being released on China...
China Mobile employees quash speculation that the carrier will sell the 'iPhone 5′ this year

Everything Butt Art: The future of children’s books takes to Kickstarter

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Time has shown that tablets can do amazing things, and using them to build immersive books is one of them. But up until this past February, I never saw a children’s book that truly realized the hidden potential packed into the iPad. Everything Butt Art, which spans across traditional books, ebooks...
Everything Butt Art: The future of children’s books takes to Kickstarter
Why Microsoft's new Office 2013 license may send users to Google Docs

iPad Not Charging? Not Really

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Bodies dropped in a faint across the International Date Line yesterday and today as panicked iPad users received the "Not Charging" message in the upper right-hand corner of their brand new tablets. Even ReadWriteWeb was not free of the need for smelling salts as one of our new iPad-owners followed...
iPad Not Charging? Not Really

For Startups, 2012 Swung From Consumers To The Enterprise

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For consumer-oriented startups, 2012 came in like a lion, but left like a whimpering lamb. As the year went on, startups that target the consumer market had an increasingly hard time getting funded. Blame Facebook. Blame Groupon and Zynga. All of them had a discouraging year and their flaccid performance...
For Startups, 2012 Swung From Consumers To The Enterprise
Press Any Button to Continue: The Story of Seattle’s Gaming Success

Suddenly, Apple's iPhone 4 Is a Major Point of Interest

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During today's earnings call to discuss Apple's first-quarter earnings, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the iPhone 4 was under "constant constraint."...
Suddenly, Apple's iPhone 4 Is a Major Point of Interest

'Setting The Default To Open': The Next Ten Years Of Open Access

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As Techdirt has reported, open access (OA) is scoring more and more major wins currently. But the battle to gain free access to academic research has been a long one. One of the key moments was the launch of the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) ten years ago, which saw...
'Setting The Default To Open': The Next Ten Years Of Open Access
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