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Rickard Falkvinge: 'We're at a crossroads over copyright' - video

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Comment is free interviews:Rickard Falkvinge, founder of the Swedish Pirate party on internet copyright and the unique democratising power of the internetTom HappoldElliot SmithPhil Maynard...
Rickard Falkvinge: 'We're at a crossroads over copyright' - video

The Paradox Of New Vs. Old SEO

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SEO is at a crossroads. Everything in the search industry is continually changing: Google is rolling out new algorithms, tools, and products; Bing is partnering with Facebook in ever more interesting ways; SEO toolsets are being forced to change their approach; and techniques used by SEOs are... Please visit Search...
The Paradox Of New Vs. Old SEO

@lenedgerly You are truly at a major crossroads in your eBook journey. This should help (pdf) http://su.pr/5eLuCk :)

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@lenedgerly You are truly at a major crossroads in your eBook journey. This should help (pdf) http://su.pr/5eLuCk :)
Little Printer review: a design nerd fantasy

Today in Tech: Is Twitter at a crossroads?

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Spotify reports 4 million paid subscribers; Google delays the Nexus Q's official release.  The fallacy of social networking [ELSUA.NET] So we are starting to see how a good number of hierarchies in social networks are emerging where there are two different types of social interactions: knowledge workers interacting with one another...
Today in Tech: Is Twitter at a crossroads?

Twitter versus Twitter and those stuck between

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As is the wont of the tech blogosphere there is a lot of hand-wringing and reading of the tea leaves following the the release of the ‘official’ Twitter app for the Blackberry as well as the purchase of Tweetie for the iPhone. Everyone it seems has an opinion on what...
Twitter versus Twitter and those stuck between

Meet FlyingFlips, a crowdsourced fashion company that supports artists and clothes the poor

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Let’s see how many buzzwords we can fit into this sentence: FlyingFlips is a fashion-forward, humanity-conscious, crowdsourced shoe company with the vision of connecting the up and coming to the shod, all the while shipping footwear to those who lack it. Or, in other words, FlyingFlips is a company that...
Meet FlyingFlips, a crowdsourced fashion company that supports artists and clothes the poor

Joe Stump on data, APIs, and why location is up for grabs

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I recently had a long conversation with Joe Stump, CTO of SimpleGeo, about location, geodata, and the NoSQL movement. Stump, who was formerly lead architect at Digg, had a lot to say. Highlights are posted below. You can find a transcript of the full interview here. Competition in the geodata...
Joe Stump on data, APIs, and why location is up for grabs

Struggling PC makers and Windows 8 push PC market into free fall

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A "perfect storm" of struggling PC companies, aversion to Windows 8 and wider mobile-device adoption plunged the already struggling PC market into a free fall during the first quarter this year, IDC said.Worldwide PC shipments in the first quarter totaled 76.3 million units, down 13.9 percent compared to the...
Struggling PC makers and Windows 8 push PC market into free fall

Why Google should just shut up and buy T-Mobile

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Google is at a crossroads with its mobile efforts. Android is by far the most popular phone platform in the world, having long since overtaken Apple’s iOS. While Google runs Android as an open source project, the mobile industry it is driving is remarkably locked down. For Google to do...
Why Google should just shut up and buy T-Mobile

Microsoft calls on Google to make 'comprehensive' patent peace in Motorola dispute

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Microsoft’s top lawyer this morning called on Google to end its “engage in serious discussions” toward a wide-ranging patent licensing deal that would end the thicket of litigation between the Redmond company and Google’s Motorola mobile phone unit. The blog post by Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith is the latest...
Microsoft calls on Google to make 'comprehensive' patent peace in Motorola dispute

This site shows off how gorgeous Google Web Fonts really can be

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Screen typography is at a crossroads right now. On one hand, it is evolving into a beautiful space where print and Web design can finally converge in a world with endless wonder and unicorns. On the other side, however, it is still an inconsistent mess where kerning requires JavaScript hacks...
This site shows off how gorgeous Google Web Fonts really can be

Survey: Weigh in on the state of Twitter

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With 140 million active users, Twitter is inarguably a mainstream communications technology. It is playing an increasingly important role in news and content discovery, and it has spawned a business ecosystem of third-party developers and services creating apps and data analysis. But Twitter is generating controversy around its developer and...
Survey: Weigh in on the state of Twitter

Rumored Facebook Data Expansion Webwide Promising, Nerve-Wracking

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Despite its walled-in history, many of Facebook's recent strides have trended toward making what was once private public, and that which was previously unavailable to search engines discoverable. The company, cognizant of the failures experienced by data hoarders of the past, appears to have the desire to change - and...
Rumored Facebook Data Expansion Webwide Promising, Nerve-Wracking

Try Soul Compare to assess the value of your soul and maybe even trade it for something questionable

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Internet trickster Tom Scott has created a site called ‘Soul Compare‘ that has a little message in the madness. Never one to miss a punchline, Scott described Soul Compare as “…a new startup that’ll disrupt the old and slow soul-selling industry. No more midnight meetings at deserted crossroads; instead, your soul...
Try Soul Compare to assess the value of your soul and maybe even trade it for something questionable

Rovio's CEO on Growing His Flock and Whether to Fly Solo

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Last week was a big one for Rovio, the maker of the hit game Angry Birds. The company released its Facebook game, joined up with a Finnish theme park and announced plans to blast off into space. But the company is also at a crossroads. For all its success, Rovio’s...
Rovio's CEO on Growing His Flock and Whether to Fly Solo

The PlayStation Vita Is One Gorgeous-Looking Gadget (SNE, T)

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Sony is at a crossroads. On one hand, it's putting a big bet on Android and smartphones. It's selling games from the PlayStation Network that will work on Android devices and it's building PlayStation phones. On the other hand, Sony is placing a huge bet on its newest portable...
The PlayStation Vita Is One Gorgeous-Looking Gadget (SNE, T)

Sheryl Sandberg Claims That, With Smartphones, Mobile Advertising As Important As TV

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Quicklink Attribution:  Fast Company With rumors that Facebook has placed a $1 million price tag on video advertising, Sheryl Sandberg explains just why the social media firm values mobile advertising so highly. But will marketeers agree with her? Sheryl Sandberg told Londoners yesterday just how important mobile advertising is--and not...
Sheryl Sandberg Claims That, With Smartphones, Mobile Advertising As Important As TV

Daily Report: Zynga at a Crossroads in Mobile Quest

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As its revenue remains flat, the social-game creator faces a crucial test: Can it successfully put its most popular Web games, starting with Farmville, on mobile devices?...
Daily Report: Zynga at a Crossroads in Mobile Quest

The Engadget Interview: Polaroid CEO Scott Hardy (video)

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There's a big frame in Polaroid's Photokina booth -- a giant, blown up version of the iconic white border that graced the company's instant photos for so many decades, beckoning passersby to stand behind it and pose, like muscle man cutouts at a traveling carnival. Directly to its right,...
The Engadget Interview: Polaroid CEO Scott Hardy (video)

Apple at the crossroads

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A doomsday analysis sees Apple, fat on margins, overtaken by a pack of hungrier rivals FORTUNE -- Apple (AAPL) investors aren't going to like it, but it behooves them to consider "Can a Leopard Change its Spots," Paul Sagawa's critical analysis of the company's competitive position vis a vis Google...
Apple at the crossroads

Microsoft to build first innovation center in China, has software development in mind

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Microsoft's relatively often finding ways to encourage software development in various fields, and the company's latest venture has it setting footsteps near the Great Wall. According to a report by news agency Xinhua, the software (and hardware) company has reached a deal with China's Hainan government that will see...
Microsoft to build first innovation center in China, has software development in mind

House Oversight Committee taps WordPress for new site to promote transparency

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Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and one of the wealthiest members of Congress, has just announced a new website on Twitter:  Oversight.House.Gov. The site is well worth exploring, from both technological, and governmental perspectives. From the technical angle, it’s a WordPress site, something that Issa is...
House Oversight Committee taps WordPress for new site to promote transparency

Dear Apple, by keeping the Nexus away from consumers, you’re just making them want it more

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Let me start this off by saying a few things: I’m not a lawyer, I don’t think the Nexus phone is “better” or “worse” than the iPhone, and I deeply care about consumers having a choice. Now that I’ve said that, let’s continue. As you might have heard, Apple is...
Dear Apple, by keeping the Nexus away from consumers, you’re just making them want it more
Retailers must hop on the connected consumer bandwagon before it's too late

Windows and Android tablets: More bang for makers' bucks

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At a crossroads when it comes to producing tablets in an ever-expanding market, PC makers should consider offering versions powered by both Windows and Android, argues The NPD Group's Ross Rubin. [Read more]...
Windows and Android tablets: More bang for makers' bucks

What's the future of learning in a networked society? Watch Ericsson's latest short film to find out.

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“This is the first generation of people that work, play, think and learn differently than their parents. They are the first generation to not be afraid of technology. It’s like the air to them.” — Don Tapscott Ericsson has launched the latest in its Networked Society short film series,...
What's the future of learning in a networked society? Watch Ericsson's latest short film to find out.

Budweiser Asks Paramount To Remove Their Beer From The Movie Flight

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As product placement in television and film becomes more prevalent, it was only a matter of time before intellectual property silliness had to follow. For example, we've seen such wonderful cases of egocentrism as a copyright claim over a painting shown in a movie. Couple that with product placement examples...
Budweiser Asks Paramount To Remove Their Beer From The Movie Flight

How I finally stopped being a mobile-less Eeyore | Ian Sansom

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Gosh. This is what everyone else has been doing. This texting business is amazing - it's almost like talking to people"The old grey donkey, Eeyore, stood by himself in a thistly corner of the forest, his front feet well apart, his head on one side, and thought about things. Sometimes...
How I finally stopped being a mobile-less Eeyore | Ian Sansom

Flashback: RealVideo lights up the web 15 years ago this week

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It might be hard to believe in this modern era of HTML5 and HD streaming video, but there was a time when the web — or the World Wide Web, as they called it back then — was primarily images, text and links. On Feb. 10, 1997, fifteen years ago...
Flashback: RealVideo lights up the web 15 years ago this week
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