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Dear Apple, let's talk about photos

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We've been managing our photos together for almost a decade now. Things were nice and simple at the start and we both knew what to expect from each other - I pulled my photos off my camera on the computer, imported them into iPhoto and arranged them. Life was good....
Dear Apple, let's talk about photos

Attack of the acqui-hires

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Why tech companies buy the cow, even though they can get the milk for free. FORTUNE -- I'm a sucker for VC exits. Even when I don't know the purchase and sale prices, there is something instinctively positive about a portfolio company being acquired by Google or Facebook or LinkedIn....
Attack of the acqui-hires

My friend Sean has an existential novel out called ETRE THE COW. Get it on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! http://www.etrethecow.com/

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My friend Sean has an existential novel out called ETRE THE COW. Get it on Amazon and Barnes & Noble! http://www.etrethecow.com/

Dwolla announces hackathon in Des Moines. First prize is a cow.

thenextweb.com
In celebration of its first birthday, payments startup Dwolla has just announced something grand: “Old MacDonald Hack Day,” a hackathon in the startup’s home town of “Silicon Prarie” Des Moines on December 1st. As the title suggests, the prizes for the winning hacks aren’t typical. Instead of being awarded cash,...
Dwolla announces hackathon in Des Moines. First prize is a cow.

A-moos-ing excuses for lost phones | Media Monkey

www.guardian.co.uk
Typically the need to replace a mobile phone is because it has been lost or stolen. But research into insurance claims shows that there are some rather bizarre incidents out there. The Daily Telegraph reports that one farmer claims to have damaged his iPhone by using it as a torch...
A-moos-ing excuses for lost phones | Media Monkey

Poor Ben & Jerry Must Have Had A Rough Adolescence If They Think Ice Cream Can Be Confused With Porn

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I don't know about all of you, but thanks to Techdirt, one of the first things I think of when porn is brought up is trademark law. Okay, so that isn't even remotely true, but I have written about the convergence of those topics before. Back then, it was porn...
Poor Ben & Jerry Must Have Had A Rough Adolescence If They Think Ice Cream Can Be Confused With Porn

Cows on Treadmills Could Produce Six Percent of the World’s Power

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At one farm in Northern Ireland, cows are giving up green grass in favor of green power. In order to decrease his reliance on fossil fuels for electricity, farmer William Taylor created the Livestock Power Mill, a treadmill that generates power as cows walk on it. It may seem...
Cows on Treadmills Could Produce Six Percent of the World’s Power

Cows On Treadmills Generating Electricity On Farms? Go Cow Power!

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Cows On Treadmills Generating Electricity On Farms? Go Cow Power!
Booty alert: sensor-laden cows text farmers when they're in heat

CHART OF THE DAY: Here's Facebook's Next Big Business

www.businessinsider.com
Facebook's ad revenue may not be growing fast enough to justify a $100 billion valuation. But ads are not the company's only source of revenue. Payments are becoming a big deal as well. Last summer, Facebook started charging companies like Zynga 30 percent of each transaction — like purchasing...
CHART OF THE DAY: Here's Facebook's Next Big Business

Clearwire unveils $99 Clear Hub Express and $129 Clear Spot Voyager hotspots

www.engadget.com
Clearwire's impending LTE rollout isn't going to happen overnight, so why not continue to milk the proverbial cow that is their existing WiMax network? That's exactly what the wireless provider is doing today, with a fresh duo of hotspots. The first, the Clear Hub Express, is a $99 WiFi...
Clearwire unveils $99 Clear Hub Express and $129 Clear Spot Voyager hotspots

Emoji harmonization: Japanese carriers unite to standardize picture characters

www.theverge.com
Emoji, the system of emoticons and pictures ubiquitous in Japanese text messaging and mobile email, is to be standardized after three of the country's major carriers announced plans to unify their character sets. Currently when you send a message to someone on a different network their phone will transliterate...
Emoji harmonization: Japanese carriers unite to standardize picture characters
'Harvest Moon: A New Beginning' comes to 3DS on November 6th

After His First App Flopped, This Entrepreneur Decided To Build A Startup That Shows You How To Actually Make Money Off Your Apps

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When Kontagent CEO Jeff Tseng wanted to find out how well his app was doing, he couldn't find a way to track his users and whether they were buying anything. So he decided to build the app himself -- and it worked. Unfortunately, it also showed that his app was...
After His First App Flopped, This Entrepreneur Decided To Build A Startup That Shows You How To Actually Make Money Off Your Apps
Homebrew neuroscience: the rise of 'stupid games'
Down on the farm again with Hay Day

Seattle geeks win Apps for Energy challenge with Leafully

www.geekwire.com
Sometimes it can be tough to put one’s energy consumption into perspective. But what if you broke everything down into something that everyone understands: trees. That’s the idea behind Leafully, a startup project from Seattle software developers Nathan Jhaveri and Tim Edgar. The duo just took home the top prize,...
Seattle geeks win Apps for Energy challenge with Leafully
A Beefy Miracle: Fedora 17 arrives with GNOME 3.4 and GIMP 2.8
Apple rescinds: New Mac Pro is no longer ‘new’

If You Go To The Olympics, You Can Bring Your iPhone Or Android Phone... But You Better Not Tether

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Among the latest bizarre limitations that the Olympics puts on people is a ban on any sort of private WiFi network via your mobile connection. That is, you're not allowed to tether your phone, turn it into a WiFi hotspot or use a device like a MiFi to create the...
If You Go To The Olympics, You Can Bring Your iPhone Or Android Phone... But You Better Not Tether
Science writer Mary Roach: 'everything I learn is pretty shocking and weird'
Wavii wants to turn the whole world into a Facebook news feed

Moving the Cow Path

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Moving the Cow Path

Pakistani doctor suspended for putting cow in ambulance

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Pakistani doctor suspended for putting cow in ambulance

“Church-Owned Cow”

volokh.com
“Church-Owned Cow”

Why Wander isn't launching at SXSW, even though it would make perfect sense

pandodaily.com
The expectations for TechStars NY darling Wander are high. Very high. It’s been almost a year since the company graduated from the accelerator program, having raised what VC’s have characterized as a “very hot” $1.2 million seed round. Wander’s mission wasn’t ever entirely clear to me, as evidence by my...
Why Wander isn't launching at SXSW, even though it would make perfect sense
'Battle Dungeon' iOS game aborted after rampant piracy overwhelms developers
'Bioprosthetic' artificial heart combines synthetic materials and cow tissue

Cool underground NYC discovery

www.boingboing.net
Once upon a time, there were slaughterhouses on the island of Manhattan. But, even in the 1870s it wasn't easy to move a herd of cattle through New York City, so that job was done underground. Now, Gothamist has found evidence that two of the "Cow Tunnels" that took cows...
Cool underground NYC discovery

PSA: TurboTax on Android is free through Sunday if you start your taxes before then

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If you've ever filed your taxes on an iPad, you know Intuit's TurboTax app is free to download, but that you'll have to pay up once you're ready to submit those returns. But, in an effort to promote its newish apps for Android tablets and the Kindle Fire, the...
PSA: TurboTax on Android is free through Sunday if you start your taxes before then
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