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Why Bitcoin poses an interesting ethical conundrum for journalists

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Bitcoin is having a wild ride right now. Partly due to the euro crisis, and partly due to a lot of press coverage, some people seem to be taking a keen interest in the crypto-currency — in the last week, its value in relation to the U.S. dollar has shot...
Why Bitcoin poses an interesting ethical conundrum for journalists

The 25-Million-User Social Network You Forgot About Just Lost Its CEO

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Garrett Camp has abruptly stepped down as CEO of StumbleUpon, the link-sharing service he started 10 years ago. The company is searching for a replacement. Camp will still be the company's chairman. Cofounder and CTO Geoff Smith is staying on. StumbleUpon, which was bought by eBay in 2007 for $75...
The 25-Million-User Social Network You Forgot About Just Lost Its CEO

Stub Rub: Does Exclusivity Hinder Sales Of Movie Tickets Online?

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Besides the typical $1 to $2 broker fee, one of the factors limiting the growth of the online movie-ticket selling business has been its complexity: The two dominant online players in the domestic market, MovieTickets.com and Fandango, don’t have deals with every theater chain, meaning consumers often have to...
Stub Rub: Does Exclusivity Hinder Sales Of Movie Tickets Online?

Windows 8: The disastrous result of Microsoft's gutless equivocation

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This is it. Today, Microsoft will release Windows 8, the fat fruit of more than three years of last-gasp labor to produce an operating system that can ensure Microsoft’s continued relevancy in a touch-oriented world. With PC sales stalled, and smartphones and tablets on target to outsell PCs in the...
Windows 8: The disastrous result of Microsoft's gutless equivocation

The Cambridge conundrum

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Why can't the British translate computer expertise into world-class businesses?...
The Cambridge conundrum
The Android Conundrum: People Buy More Phones And Do Less With Them (AAPL, GOOG)

Researcher proposes Thumb on Hand gestures, no touchscreen necessary (video)

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Would you be willing to wear an additional device in order to avoid interacting with another? That's the conundrum posed to us by Christian Loclair, a master's student at the Hasso Plattner Institute. His thesis, titled Thumb on Hand Interaction, proposes that users control their mobile equipment with simple...
Researcher proposes Thumb on Hand gestures, no touchscreen necessary (video)

Apple and the iWatch conundrum

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Here's why Apple needs an iWatch badly, but likely won't make one. [Read more]...
Apple and the iWatch conundrum

Mathematicians offer elegant solution to evolutionary conundrum

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Mathematicians offer elegant solution to evolutionary conundrum

Driven By Apps, Fab's Mobile Sales Leapt On Thanksgiving Day (AAPL, FB)

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Fab, the high-design e-commerce site, did 40 percent of its Thanksgiving Day sales through mobile devices, CEO Jason Goldberg reports. The trend highlights two things: the explosive growth of mobile commerce overall, and the increasing importance of gatekeepers who can drive shoppers to apps. It also reflects shifting consumer behavior....
Driven By Apps, Fab's Mobile Sales Leapt On Thanksgiving Day (AAPL, FB)

FACEBOOK: People Don't Want To Get Online, They Want To Get On Facebook (FB)

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Today, a billion users. Tomorrow, the world. Vaughan Smith, Facebook's head of corporate development, said in a speech Friday at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in San Jose, Calif. that people in emerging markets didn't want Internet access per se--they wanted to get on Facebook. "Facebook is one of the...
FACEBOOK: People Don't Want To Get Online, They Want To Get On Facebook (FB)

[Video] The Tablet Conundrum

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Tablets aren't just the hot holiday gifts of today. They've broken open the idea of what a computer is, what it should look like, and how we should interact with it. Dan, Eliot and Jon were joined by new RWW writer Adam Popescu to discuss the Nexus 7, the...
[Video] The Tablet Conundrum

Apple’s ‘iTV’ might not be a TV at all

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For all the rumors surrounding Apple’s upcoming HDTV, very few well-sourced reports have emerged regarding the high-definition flat-screen television that has market leaders responding even before any official “iTV” is unveiled. Recent claims suggest Apple has an aluminum HDTV in the works powered by iOS and Siri voice controls,...
Apple’s ‘iTV’ might not be a TV at all

Interview: Dom Leca of Sparrow on solving the iPhone mail client conundrum

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The new, hotly anticipated, Sparrow Mail app for iOS has been approved and is now making its way through the App Store. We’ll have our review up later today, but we wanted to start out our coverage with an interview of Sparrow co-founder and CEO Dom Leca. Along with the...
Interview: Dom Leca of Sparrow on solving the iPhone mail client conundrum

Fuzebox, the iPad and the Reality of Simple Unified Communications

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Unified communications is one of those terms that makes enterprise IT guys giddy but also haunts their dreams. The idea of unified communications was conceived in the late 1970s and early '80s when the first Public Branch Exchange systems (PBX) were put in place. The concept continued to evolve with...
Fuzebox, the iPad and the Reality of Simple Unified Communications

Reading @yalee360 Consumption Conundrum: Driving the destruction abroad http://bit.ly/dbzvFF #environmentnetwork

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Hydrogen made with muons reveals proton size conundrum

The VC's paradox: We can't all be black swans

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In the past 30 days I’ve had sad and unfortunate conversations with around five entrepreneurs about the reality that their venture funded companies are headed toward their eventual end. Some are indignant. Some are accepting. Others are openly sad. All of them have lost the passion that they once...
The VC's paradox: We can't all be black swans

What The Hell Is Project Management, Anyway?

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"Project management" can sound like everything and nothing all at once. We spoke with a project management pro to clarify what it really means to get people moving in the same direction.Project management seems like a classic chicken-and-egg career conundrum: How do you prove you’re adept at managing projects if...
What The Hell Is Project Management, Anyway?

Cotton-polymer material absorbs or repels moisture depending how hot it is

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Aside from the sweltering daytime heat and the freezing night-time temperatures, the biggest problem for folks living in desert regions is finding sources of water. Researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology and Hong Kong Polytechnic have leveraged those temperature swings to help solve the arid region hydration conundrum with...
Cotton-polymer material absorbs or repels moisture depending how hot it is

The Times And Spotify: Why Pay When Everything's Free?

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I’ll bet The Times sub-editors raised some eyebrows when their business writer Emily Ford filed her piece, Why I’m not paying any more, for the weekend… “As (Spotify) got bigger, the annoying adverts started to creep in and, with them, the gnawing sense that it was unfair to get...
The Times And Spotify: Why Pay When Everything's Free?

Why It Sucks To Quit Facebook (FB)

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On my 30th birthday, I decided to quit Facebook. Being on the site seemed pointless at the time, but now I'm beginning to question my decision.  It's not because the site has changed drastically (it hasn't) or that I miss snooping on random acquaintances (I don't).  What it comes down...
Why It Sucks To Quit Facebook (FB)
Consumers could pay higher switching costs in a data driven world
Percolate is Solving the One Problem its Social SaaS Competitors Won't Touch

Apple M&A rumor mill makes millions as Foxconn ‘confirms’ iTV

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Apple may not be buying a high-design German home entertainment device maker, but that doesn’t mean investors in the rumoured target company won’t make a killing – and it doesn’t mean they won’t still have a part to play in Apple’s iTV. This is a classic weekend story conundrum… In...
Apple M&A rumor mill makes millions as Foxconn ‘confirms’ iTV

Copyright conundrum in Oracle-Google case: Is a computer language fair game?

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The final outcome of Oracle-Google trial will determine whether computer programming languages are subject to copyright law. [Read more]...
Copyright conundrum in Oracle-Google case: Is a computer language fair game?
GamesBeat weekly roundup: Xbox 720, 3DS XL, and surviving the zombie apocalypse

Sanho HyperJuice Plug solves the multiple ipad owner's power conundrum

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One for fun, the other for work? If that's how you roll with your iPads, then you might be well trained in the art of battery juggling. If, however, you're not, or you just like to keep things tip-top at all times, then makers of fine accessories, Sanho, have...
Sanho HyperJuice Plug solves the multiple ipad owner's power conundrum

Do You Need To Go Cyborg To Keep Your Job?

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We've got two paths into the future: We can chill out, learn to manage our dependence on digital devices and streams of information and figure out how to balance today's crazy productivity requirements with our personal lives. Or we can jack ourselves into the matrix, pump our bodies with steroids...
Do You Need To Go Cyborg To Keep Your Job?
The Verge Interview: Nvidia GM Mike Rayfield on Tegra 3 and LTE
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