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Yahoo's Top Lawyer Says Leaked Internal Memos Are "Uncool" (According to -- Oops -- A Cool Leaked Internal Memo)

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At Yahoo’s Friday regular weekly FYI meeting for employees, one of the topics for its Q&A moderation system that got read in front of the crowd was that there should be a “shout-out” to recently promoted general counsel Ron Bell for his new hardline public stance against leaks at...
Yahoo's Top Lawyer Says Leaked Internal Memos Are "Uncool" (According to -- Oops -- A Cool Leaked Internal Memo)

Wikipedia’s Redesign Is Coming Soon

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Wikipedia is edging closer to a redesign. Nako Komura, head of the user experience team for the Wikimedia Foundation, detailed some of these changes on the foundation’s blog and in the Wikimedia Technical Blog.The new default design will start to roll out the week of April 5 on the...
Wikipedia’s Redesign Is Coming Soon
AOL sells 800 patents to Microsoft in $1 billion deal

Google Announces Rebuilt AdMob Developer Tools With Smarter App Promotion, Local Currency Support

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Mobile app developers using Google’s AdMob ad network will start seeing a new version that has been rebuilt “in a ground up sort of way,” according to Jonathan Alferness, director of product management for mobile ads. The update, which starts rolling out today, also brings AdMob more in line with...
Google Announces Rebuilt AdMob Developer Tools With Smarter App Promotion, Local Currency Support

How luxury brands are using social media

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This post is brought to you by Mercedes-Benz. Every day, we strive to fulfill one simple promise: the best or nothing. Visit MBUSA to learn more. Before asking the obvious question - how are luxury brands are using social media, it’s worth looking at the question, do they actually need it...
How luxury brands are using social media

Four years in the making, BioShock Infinite will hit October 16

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Developer Irrational Games has revealed that BioShock Infinite will be available for the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC in North America on October 16, 2012, with an international release October 19. Irrational President and Creative Director Ken Levine said the upcoming title has been "our sole focus for the...
Four years in the making, BioShock Infinite will hit October 16
In an effort to goose stock price, AOL sells the majority of its patents to Microsoft for $1B

Full Review: Sony Xperia ZL

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Described by Sony as a culmination of its greatest technologies, the Xperia ZL is an attempt to bring the company's best offerings together in a single device. In many ways the ZL makes good on this goal, offering a superb display, solid camera, and sleek design. What's even more impressive...
Full Review: Sony Xperia ZL

Liquid Robotics' Wave Glider breaks Guinness record, does it in the name of science

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Last fall, four autonomous Wave Gliders set out from San Francisco Bay to begin a two-fold mission: gather data about the oceans' depths and break records. The vessels, crafted by ocean data services provider Liquid Robotics, were launched in pairs, with one set headed for Australia and the other,...
Liquid Robotics' Wave Glider breaks Guinness record, does it in the name of science
Zaarly swaps anonymity for identity in refreshed mobile marketplace

Twitter wants a billion users, and it's prepared to sacrifice developers to get there

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With the announcement of its new API changes, Twitter did what it felt to be the absolute best thing for the vast majority of its users and for its future as a business. Twitter swung the axe to prepare for its growth from hundreds of millions of users to billions...
Twitter wants a billion users, and it's prepared to sacrifice developers to get there
Kik ups the stakes in the consumer Web's most important battle: mobile chat
It's not your startup anymore if the market tells you what to do

'Beat Making Lab' brings music tech, know-how to aspiring talent in developing communities

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Is the next Mos Def or Azalea Banks languishing in a region where there's no way to get his or her talent across? The producer who's laid down beats for those stars, 'Apple Juice Kid' (aka Steven Levitin) along with fellow UNC prof Pierce Frelon aim to find out...
'Beat Making Lab' brings music tech, know-how to aspiring talent in developing communities
One S plus One X equals HTC Droid Incredible 3 for Verizon
Looking back: the five most important security stories of 2012
James Cameron makes first solo voyage to the Mariana Trench, the ocean's deepest point

Sorry, Samsung, iPhone Is Not Your Mother's Smartphone

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The iPhone owes its ongoing success partly to Apple's success at making it one of the coolest devices a consumer could buy. But perception is shifting, and now the iPhone is coming to be seen as "your Mom's smartphone." At least, that's what Samsung wants you to believe. The culmination...
Sorry, Samsung, iPhone Is Not Your Mother's Smartphone
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Zynga goes buy over build with OMGPOP acquisition

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Zynga has acquired OMGPOP, adding Draw Something to its list of popular social and mobile gaming titles. Zynga reportedly paid OMGPOP for some $180 million, plus another $30 million in employee retention. That might seem like a lot, but Draw Something is a huge success: The app has more than...
Zynga goes buy over build with OMGPOP acquisition
Qwiki takes its multimedia presentation technology to the newsroom
What Lies Beyond The Check-In: Foursquare To Launch Big New Redesign Next Week
Dead Space 3 review: What have I become, my sweetest friend?
Marissa Mayer Makes a Media Deal

How technology has transformed communication for expatriates

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It was with great anticipation that I’d look forward to my grandma’s packages in the post. They came once a month, without fail, and always contained a piece of home that no money, luxury shopping mall or, in fact, anything on the island could ever give to me. It was...
How technology has transformed communication for expatriates

How A Blogger Made $10,449 Per Hour

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As a reader of my site, you know that I am quite open about this fact: Blogs don’t make money. Businesses make money. And businesses sell things. Seems pretty simple, but most bloggers just fail to comprehend this one. They’ll chase the Adsense fairy for any loose change. To illustrate...
How A Blogger Made $10,449 Per Hour
Feature: If Android is a "stolen product," then so was the iPhone

'European Square' iZettle Now Works With Android; Visa Europe Dispute Drags On

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iZettle, the mobile payments startup that wants to be the Square of Europe, today passed an important milestone: the company says its dongle-based card processing system now works with Android devices. This makes iZettle, which in June picked up a $31.4 million round of funding, the first company to commercially...
'European Square' iZettle Now Works With Android; Visa Europe Dispute Drags On
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