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Ed Snowden Leaves Hong Kong, Seeks Asylum In Ecuador, As US Officials Flip Out

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Snowden had a few options available to him in Hong Kong despite facing extradition for espionage and theft charges. Beyond the appeals process that would have held off the inevitable for several years, there were certain built-in safety nets (the "political offense exception" built into the US-Hong Kong extradition treaty...
Ed Snowden Leaves Hong Kong, Seeks Asylum In Ecuador, As US Officials Flip Out

Have you tried #ffcleaner ? I found it being used by a lot of the non-english-speaking contingent of FF. I don't think it's useful for me yet - but maybe one day. http://ffcleaner.41-29.com

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Have you tried #ffcleaner ? I found it being used by a lot of the non-english-speaking contingent of FF. I don't think it's useful for me yet - but maybe one day. http://ffcleaner.41-29.com
Facebook, Twitter, and teens: who's winning the youth war

"U.S. Solvency Contingent on Low Interest Rates" by Michael Pento, FSU Editorial 05/14/2010

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"U.S. Solvency Contingent on Low Interest Rates" by Michael Pento, FSU Editorial 05/14/2010

Instagram comes to Android, available to download now

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We've waiting for what feels like forever, but the Android contingent can finally carry on with life knowing that at least some things are (semi) fair. Yes, Instagram is now available for Android.Developing...Continue reading Instagram comes to Android, available to download nowInstagram comes to Android, available to download now...
Instagram comes to Android, available to download now

NASA backs off OpenStack development

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NASA which, along with Rackspace, was one of two original backers of the OpenStack project will stop developing software for the open-source cloud platform. Karen Petraska, an executive in NASA’s CIO office told attendees of the Uptime Symposium on Tuesday that the agency is scaling back development now that the OpenStack...
NASA backs off OpenStack development

Frightened Former LulzSec Leader Skips Court Date

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(foxnews.com) Well, there’s one thing former LulzSec ringleader Hector Xavier Monsegur, AKA Sabu, doesn’t have to worry about any more. The AP reports a judge has agreed to dismiss his impersonation case, contingent on six months of good behavior. The impersonation charge is only indirectly related to Mr. Monsegur’s hacking....
Frightened Former LulzSec Leader Skips Court Date

EMC goes all-flash, buys XtremIO for $430M

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As expected, EMC has bought Israeli flash-storage startup XtremIO for a price tag of $430 million, according to Israeli news site Globes. The acquisition was expected after rumors began swirling in late April that EMC was courting the company, which sells a storage composed entirely of flash. When fully incorporated, XtremIO’s technology...
EMC goes all-flash, buys XtremIO for $430M

Report: Internet Economy Set to Nearly Double to $4.2T by 2016

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The Internet economy of G-20 nations will nearly double in value to $4.2 trillion by 2016, according to a new projection by the Boston Consulting Group, released at an event with Google today. That’s up from $2.3 trillion in 2010. It seems that Internet companies are particularly concerned about earning their...
Report: Internet Economy Set to Nearly Double to $4.2T by 2016

The return of the BlackBerry believers

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It's over for the struggling phone maker, right? Not so, says a vocal contingent of analysts and investors. They think the company's worst days are behind it. By Kevin Kelleher, contributor FORTUNE -- Has any company in the technology sector seen higher highs and lower lows in the past decade...
The return of the BlackBerry believers

In a Post-Facebook IPO World, SecondMarket Evolves Away From Internet Companies

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Among many Internet investors in Silicon Valley, SecondMarket is a bad word these days. The company is closely associated with secondary stock trading of companies like Facebook and Groupon over the past few years at prices that were out of whack with what the public markets will now pay. But...
In a Post-Facebook IPO World, SecondMarket Evolves Away From Internet Companies
T-Mobile likely to end attempt to block Verizon spectrum purchase

Everything that Apple announced today at WWDC

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Today at the WWDC event Apple released a slew of announcements, covering a wide range of products. This post is a compendium of what they released, and promised to release today. For convenice, the order of this post mirrors the order of Apple’s event. The event was packed, as always,...
Everything that Apple announced today at WWDC

Motorola updates its Jelly Bean timetables, puts key upgrades in Q1 2013

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Now that Verizon's most recent Droid RAZR family has had its taste of Jelly Bean, it's time for Motorola to shift focus to the rest of the devices that have made the cut for the upgrade -- and it's doing just that with an updated timetable for the rollout....
Motorola updates its Jelly Bean timetables, puts key upgrades in Q1 2013

Mark Zuckerberg Leads 700 Facebook Employees in SF Gay Pride

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Two years ago, Facebook employees marched in San Francisco’s Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration with a contingent of about 70 employees and one jeep with a broken stereo. For this Sunday’s Pride parade, the company geared up to bring a team of 700 — more than 15% of its...
Mark Zuckerberg Leads 700 Facebook Employees in SF Gay Pride

Verizon Galaxy S 4 to support AWS-based LTE through software update

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While we already knew that Verizon slipped support for AWS-based LTE into its edition of the Galaxy S 4, it didn't say how those extra frequencies would come alive. The carrier's Mike Haberman has just cleared the air(waves): he tells Bloomberg that Samsung's flagship will get a software update...
Verizon Galaxy S 4 to support AWS-based LTE through software update
T-Mobile USA details LTE 'challenger strategy': $4b investment, but more spectrum still needed
Nokia May Be Down, But They’re Not Out

Competitive gaming is coming of age as the esports scene takes off

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Ask a person what they associate Las Vegas with and you’ll be given quite the list. However, not generally included among the gambling, drinking, smoking, lounging, partying, and sliding hangovers is a new category of Vegas entertainment: video games. And no, we don’t mean video poker. That’s different. Recently TNW...
Competitive gaming is coming of age as the esports scene takes off

More growing pains for Coursera: in another slip-up, professor departs mid-course

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For the second time in less than a month, an online course on Coursera has hit a stumbling block. This weekend, the professor of a ten-week course on “Microeconomics for Managers,” offered through the University of California at Irvine Extension program, told students that he would be leaving the class...
More growing pains for Coursera: in another slip-up, professor departs mid-course

FCC to Verizon: what's wrong with that spectrum you never built out?

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The Federal Communications Commission wants Verizon Wireless to explain why it never deployed cellular services in spectrum that it acquired four years ago and is now trying to sell off in order to get a better chunk of spectrum for its 4G-LTE network. Verizon is trying to buy $3.6 billion...
FCC to Verizon: what's wrong with that spectrum you never built out?

Apple's Tim Cook ranks as highest-paid CEO of 2011

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Apple CEO Tim Cook was the highest-paid CEO of 2011, according to a study released by the Hay Group and the Wall Street Journal. Cook's package for the year was valued at $378 million, although most of it is locked up in the form of stock grants issued after he...
Apple's Tim Cook ranks as highest-paid CEO of 2011

New departure from Zynga: Omgpop's chief revenue officer (exclusive)

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Joining the exodus of executives who have left Zynga recently, Wilson Kriegel, the former chief revenue officer of Omgpop, has left the company, GamesBeat has learned. Kriegel was part of the company that Zynga bought earlier this year for at least $180 million, after Omgpop’s Draw Something game scored...
New departure from Zynga: Omgpop's chief revenue officer (exclusive)

Google’s Acquisition Of Motorola Mobility Closes, What Now?

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After government approval from China, contingent upon Google’s agreement to keep Android “free and open” for at least five years, Motorola Mobility is now part of Google. European and US approvals happened some time ago. The deal is worth $12.5 billion — Google’s... Please visit Marketing Land for the full...
Google’s Acquisition Of Motorola Mobility Closes, What Now?

Wreckateer: Microsoft Aims For Angry Birds For With New Casual Game

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We haven’t been paying much attention to new games this E3 but a new title, Wreckateer, should be interesting to casual gamers who have a passing familiarity with another title involving avians who are peeved. The game uses the Kinect interface to allow you to pull back a giant crossbow...
Wreckateer: Microsoft Aims For Angry Birds For With New Casual Game

Apple's new iPad launches in China with short queues and no chaos

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Apple product launches in China are renowned for being chaotic and rowdy but today the company begin selling its new iPad in the country under rather unusual circumstances. Instead of being greeting by massive queues and anxious customers — as has become the norm — the Retina display equipped device...
Apple's new iPad launches in China with short queues and no chaos
Sorry Silicon Valley, Your Floating, Lawless Tech Incubator Is Still Two Years Off

Google Nabs Key Members Of HP’s Enyo Team, But Open WebOS Is Still “On Schedule”

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It looks like the webOS contingent at HP isn’t done losing people. HP laid off 275 webOS employees back in February shortly after they announced their plans for the Open webOS project, and now their Enyo team is being picked apart. The Verge reported late last night that key members...
Google Nabs Key Members Of HP’s Enyo Team, But Open WebOS Is Still “On Schedule”

AT&T and Sirius XM propose rules to allow LTE on WCS

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AT&T and Sirius XM have jointly filed with the FCC a proposal of rules that would allow AT&T’s 2.3GHz spectrum to be used for LTE deployment. Contingent on its approval, AT&T would begin to use it for a nationwide LTE deployment.The 2.3GHz spectrum AT&T owns is known as the Wireless...
AT&T and Sirius XM propose rules to allow LTE on WCS

Who should I follow on Twitter? Women in tech

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We're back with our second "Who should I follow?" post and this time we're listing our favorite tech women on Twitter, starting with Engadget's own female contingent. There's plenty of writers, scientists, presenters and entrepreneurs worth following, so remember skip after the break for the full list. Have we...
Who should I follow on Twitter? Women in tech
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