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London 2012 opening ceremony: Danny can trust me to #savethesurprise

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The Olympics rehearsal was one hell of a spectacle. In this era of leaks and social media, I'm happy to keep its secretsThis morning my mother-in-law called from France eager to find out what the rehearsal for the Olympic Games opening ceremony had been like. "What were the sheep doing?"...
London 2012 opening ceremony: Danny can trust me to #savethesurprise

As Zynga Stumbles, All Eyes Are Now On This Startup

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Will Harbin is Mark Pincus's worst nightmare. Here's why the CEO of upstart gaming studio Kixeye is such a threat to Zynga, the giant of social games. Zynga is having a lot of trouble trying to find a new business as its Facebook games stagnate or decline. One direction it's...
As Zynga Stumbles, All Eyes Are Now On This Startup
A rare look inside Facebook's Oregon data center [photos, video]

Video tribute as local paper closes

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There is always sadness when a newspaper closes, and that's certainly true of the Prestwich Advertiser, which was terminated this week by Trinity Mirror.It even prompted one fan, who tweets as @Missus_IP (MrsInsidePrestwich), to make the YouTube tribute above, which calls it "a sad day for journalism." I would guess...
Video tribute as local paper closes

Free Game Friday: A Super-Science Platformer, Undercover Cows and Space Exploration

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This week’s round up of free games has a stealth action game starring a cow and a game where you shoot your way through endless space exploration. Good luck....
Free Game Friday: A Super-Science Platformer, Undercover Cows and Space Exploration

Are mated cows + tigers called Tiws or Cogers? Or does it depend on gender? #fb

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via tweetie Posted via web from Brent Sordyl’s blog...
Are mated cows + tigers called Tiws or Cogers? Or does it depend on gender? #fb

Stranded In SF? Corral Rides Shows Uber, Lyft, Sidecar And Muni In One App

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Super Awesome SF Party A has just ended, and you need to figure out how to get to Super Awesome SF Party B stat… and preferably by spending as little money as possible. So what do you do? Muni? Uber? Lyft? Sidecar? Hoof it? You could switch between half...
Stranded In SF? Corral Rides Shows Uber, Lyft, Sidecar And Muni In One App

10 Tweets That Are Invaluable Startup Advice

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Turntable.fm's Seth Goldstein took the stage at Big Omaha yesterday.He gave entrepreneurs advice in the form of 10 tweets, i.e. 140 characters or less.Here's what he's learned from over 20 years in the tech industry, as both an investor and an entrepreneur: Anything worth doing is worth doing badly. If...
10 Tweets That Are Invaluable Startup Advice
Booty alert: sensor-laden cows text farmers when they're in heat
Saas For Cows! Farmeron Raises $1.4 Million *Seed* to Ease Farmer’s Lives

Want to see the future of mobile coverage? Go to a baseball game

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Verizon Wireless is hauling COWs and COLTs to Kansas City and Detroit, but it’s not going to any livestock show. These COWs and COLTs are cells-on-wheels and cells-on-light-trucks – basically mobile base stations Verizon can roll out in emergencies or at big events where it knows voice and data demand...
Want to see the future of mobile coverage? Go to a baseball game

'Minecraft Pocket Edition' 0.3.0 for iOS adds crafting, Android coming soon

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Minecraft's popular mobile version for Android and iOS have been slowly getting more features, but this is a pretty big one: the latest update for Minecraft Pocket Edition on iOS, 0.3.0, adds a crafting interface similar to the one on the desktop game. Users will finally be able to...
'Minecraft Pocket Edition' 0.3.0 for iOS adds crafting, Android coming soon

Are happy cows watched year round?

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Are the most-watched cows in the world the happiest?...
Are happy cows watched year round?

Dark Helmet's Favorite Posts Of The Week 3: The Reckoning

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Hey, everyone! Mike asked me to do the favorites post this week, and I'm really excited. I've never done this before, so hopefully I don't screw it up. For my first favorite post, I'd like to offer up me. Yes, a simple click on my profile will give you access...
Dark Helmet's Favorite Posts Of The Week 3: The Reckoning

10 Days After Launch, This Hot New App Has 1.2 Million Downloads

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Dan Porter spent the last three years trying to create viral games.  His original startup, I'm In Like With You, was a social dating website that turned into a social gaming company, OMGPOP, in 2008. OMGPOP created Facebook games; the games performed well enough, but engagement was not amazing....
10 Days After Launch, This Hot New App Has 1.2 Million Downloads

Seattle geeks win Apps for Energy challenge with Leafully

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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

Electric Imp aims to make the Internet of Things devilishly simple

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We constantly hear that to make the internet of things popular, we’re going to need to make connecting devices to the web and to each other easier. Electric Imp is hoping to handle both problems, according to CEO Hugo Fiennes. He discusses how his experience at Apple helped him build...
Electric Imp aims to make the Internet of Things devilishly simple

Finland's Newest Hit Maker: Supercell

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One of the hit-makers in the mobile-game industry once again hails from Finland, but Supercell is making money with cows and dragons instead of Angry Birds....
Finland's Newest Hit Maker: Supercell

RFID Tagged Cows Start Tweeting - http://bit.ly/9Iq3I8

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RFID Tagged Cows Start Tweeting - http://bit.ly/9Iq3I8
Can we breed the farts out of cows?

Cows' lady parts text farmers when it's time for a booty call

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A female cow's privates aren't so private anymore with Anemon, a system that senses when she is in heat and texts an alert to the farmer. [Read more]...
Cows' lady parts text farmers when it's time for a booty call

Why Zynga loves the hybrid cloud

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The gaming company's Z Cloud initiative is just getting off the ground, but the company already has high hopes. Zynga's CTO explains his strategy. FORTUNE -- About 54 million people play Zynga (ZNGA) games like FarmVille, Hidden Chronicles and Words With Friends each day. That level of activity adds up...
Why Zynga loves the hybrid cloud

Are mated cows + tigers called Tiws or Cogers? Or does it depend on gender? #fb http://post.ly/eNIl

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Are mated cows + tigers called Tiws or Cogers? Or does it depend on gender? #fb http://post.ly/eNIl

Booting Up: Open Government Busts You to Your Boss

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Bullshit the N wasn’t running. (Photo: flickr.com/anniemole) The MTA has screwed you over once again: There’s now a publicly available, easily searchable archive of all service alerts issued over the last four years. Your best excuse for tardiness is now gone. [New York Post] “Theirs was the only [event]that got worse as the week went on.” Things aren’t going so well for Microsoft’s...
Booting Up: Open Government Busts You to Your Boss

The Next Big Thing In Tech: Meat, Cheese, Salt, And Candy

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Hamburger is a $100 billion market just waiting for technology to disrupt it. So says top venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, who is funding a stealth startup working on just that. He's investing in a company that turns protein, fat, and fiber from plant sources into a juicy, beefy-tasting patty. "There...
The Next Big Thing In Tech: Meat, Cheese, Salt, And Candy

DailyDirt: Dead Body Removal

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There's the old saying that "when all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail." But how is it that when you have big dead animals to get rid of, people reach for dynamite? Clearly, people just like to blow things up. The Colorado Forest service wants to...
DailyDirt: Dead Body Removal

High Tech Cows & Open Source Farm Equipment: Yes, The Economics Of Farming Is Relevant

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I frequently get asked why I spend so much time talking about the entertainment industry here on Techdirt, and one of the points I make is that I think what's happened to the entertainment industry over the last decade and a half is really a leading indicator of the type...
High Tech Cows & Open Source Farm Equipment: Yes, The Economics Of Farming Is Relevant

Steve Jobs Admired Mark Zuckerberg So Much That He Wouldn't Compete With Him (AAPL, FB)

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Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson was just on stage with Don Graham, CEO of the Washington Post Company and a Facebook board member. So naturally talk turned to the late Apple CEO and his relationship with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. "Jobs meant an enormous amount to the education of Mark,"...
Steve Jobs Admired Mark Zuckerberg So Much That He Wouldn't Compete With Him (AAPL, FB)

DailyDirt: Exporting Weird Meats

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Some people don't eat meat at all for a variety of reasons, and some omnivores are just picky about the types of meat they eat. There are a lot of other animals besides cows and pigs. Here are just a few less commonly consumed meats that seem more suitable for...
DailyDirt: Exporting Weird Meats
A Massive Wildfire Is Racing Toward My Home In Fort Collins, Colorado
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