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Facebook's Carbon Footprint Is Incredibly Small

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Facebook has, for the first time, revealed the carbon footprint of its operations and its more than 900m users' likes, photo albums and status updates. The data, published on Wednesday, shows that despite the social networking's rising star, its carbon emissions are still a fraction of internet rival Google. Facebook's...
Facebook's Carbon Footprint Is Incredibly Small

Every time you love a service, it gets closer to being acquired

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Why do you Like a brand on Facebook? Why do you tell your friends to download an app? Why do you feel comforted every time you order your favorite cup of coffee? Is it a pure love for Burt’s Bees, the Path app or Stumptown coffee? Or is it because...
Every time you love a service, it gets closer to being acquired
Dwolla raises $16.5M from Andreessen Horowitz to revolutionize banking

Circa: A mobile app hoping to redefine news presentation

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For months, Ben Huh was uncharacteristically mum about his online journalism startup. But finally today, Circa swung its curtains open in hopes to redefine the way readers consume their news. Circa, which launched its app this morning, centers on the idea that traditional news format on a print product is...
Circa: A mobile app hoping to redefine news presentation

7 stories to read this weekend

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And here I am, once again offering you seven interesting stories to read this weekend. Some of them are about tech, others about books and coffee. They are all good reads and I hope you enjoy them. The seductive foolishness of the Facebook phone: Michael Mace, one of the premier...
7 stories to read this weekend
Engineering coffee: experiencing the Alpha Dominche Steampunk
Ticlr launches a gift engine to help you motivate your social network
Video: Watch the ‘Textspresso’ machine brew the geekiest cup of coffee ever
'Hot Coffee' turns making coffee into an innuendo-filled adventure

For $50,000+ You Can Get A Cup Of Coffee With Apple CEO Tim Cook (AAPL)

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Tim Cook is auctioning off the opportunity to have a cup of coffee with him at Apple's Cupertino headquarters. The current bidding is at $15,000, but it has an estimated value of $50,000. The money will go to the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights. Kennedy is...
For $50,000+ You Can Get A Cup Of Coffee With Apple CEO Tim Cook (AAPL)

A completely redesigned Google Search App for Windows 7.5 phones

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(Cross posted on the Inside Search Blog)Windows Phone owners can now get easy access to the Google Search App, available in the Windows Phone Marketplace. Check out these features which help you get useful results fast: Google Autocomplete: As you type in your search, our autocomplete feature offers search predictions...
A completely redesigned Google Search App for Windows 7.5 phones

LevelUp's Plan to Supercharge the Mobile Payments Market: Make It Free

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Every time you use plastic to pay for a cup of coffee or a pack of cigarettes, look closely because you can probably see the merchant cringe. That’s because for every transaction, they usually pay the payment processors two percent or more. On small purchases that can often be the retailer’s profit....
LevelUp's Plan to Supercharge the Mobile Payments Market: Make It Free

WunWun is like having a personal assistant: It runs errands, walks dogs -- even bartends parties

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Following the ranks of affordable luxury services like Uber, WunWun is a young, peculiarly named startup with one simple goal: to be your on-demand helper. The iOS app, which is only available in New York City for the time being, is part concierge service, part personal assistant. It’s comparable, in...
WunWun is like having a personal assistant: It runs errands, walks dogs -- even bartends parties

Paralysed could get their movement back through thought-control

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Brain implant could allow people to 'feel' the presence of infrared light and one day be used to move artificial limbsScientists have moved closer to allowing paralysed people to control artificial limbs with their thoughts following a breakthrough in technology that gave rats an extra sense.A brain implant that allows...
Paralysed could get their movement back through thought-control

Your next cup of coffee, brewed by Redbox?

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Coinstar will seek to build on the success of its Redbox $1 movie rental kiosks with a line of automated machines that dispense coffee “that tastes pretty close to a cup from any upscale coffee bar,” according to reporter Nick Wingfield of the New York Times. The Bellevue-based company is currently testing the...
Your next cup of coffee, brewed by Redbox?

Logitech introduces spill resistant keyboards for the feds, prevents Bauer flip-out

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Logitech might be in the midst of a corporate revolution, but it still has time to produce peripherals just for the G-men (and women). The Swiss company has produced a keyboard and mouse that satisfy all TAA guidelines and, most importantly, answered "no" when asked if they are, or...
Logitech introduces spill resistant keyboards for the feds, prevents Bauer flip-out

Android-powered Google Glasses: The augmented reality HUD dream is coming

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It’s about time: By the end of 2012, Google will launch a pair of Android-powered, augmented reality, head-up display (HUD) glasses. Anonymous Google employees, speaking to The New York Times, say that the glasses will resemble a pair of Oakley Thumps (pictured above), will have 3G or 4G connectivity, a...
Android-powered Google Glasses: The augmented reality HUD dream is coming
Seetra.in App Tracks NYC Subways In Real-Time

Google Reader, please don't go -- I need you to do my job

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When I learned Wednesday night that Google Reader is shutting down, I literally broke into a sweat. Like many journalists, I’ve come to rely on the 242 RSS subscriptions I manage through Google Reader. It’s the first thing I check every morning — second only to making a cup of...
Google Reader, please don't go -- I need you to do my job

A Portable, Recyclable French Press

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A Portable, Recyclable French Press is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedEverybody has their own morning routine. Mine happens to include making a good cup of coffee. Mind you, there are several ways of crafting what tastes...
A Portable, Recyclable French Press

Oracle Bets Big on Social Message Management, Acquires Vitrue

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There's a belief (which, for some, has metastasized into a desperate hope) that how you say something online, not so much what you say, directly translates to whether you'll read it. Today, a corporation that's notorious for never changing the way it says anything, announced it's acquiring a company whose...
Oracle Bets Big on Social Message Management, Acquires Vitrue

iFixit Tears Down The iPad 3G

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Desperate to see what’s under the smooth exterior of your new iPad 3G but don’t want to crack it open and void the warranty? Fear not, friend. iFixit has done the dirty work (very cleanly, I might add) and taken the iPod touch jumbo edition to pieces. There aren’t a...
iFixit Tears Down The iPad 3G
How Android and iOS became smartphone superpowers (infographic)
Meet the Apple of the coffee world: Nespresso
Tim Cook auctions off a coffee date at Apple HQ, proceeds go to charity

RON JOHNSON: Everyday Pricing Will Work At JCPenney -- Just Look At Walmart

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Of all his strategic moves, JCPenney CEO Ron Johnson has been particularly staunch in defending his pricing strategy. He wants to turn JCPenney into a retailer that offers every day prices -- not constant discounts and sales.  The strategy has its share of detractors, who point to discounting as a traffic...
RON JOHNSON: Everyday Pricing Will Work At JCPenney -- Just Look At Walmart
Fun Friday: Morning Joe

Review: Autostarter X3 automates your regular computer operations with batch files

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When you switch your computer on first thing in the morning, what do you do? I bet you open the same browser, open the same Web pages (email, Facebook, news), and start up the same software apps. We are all creatures of habit after all. However, opening up all...
Review: Autostarter X3 automates your regular computer operations with batch files

I've Changed My Mind About The iPad (AAPL)

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I got an iPad for our home when the wifi version first came out. I used it for a day and then wrote a post about the iPad on the iPad. I was not very enthusiastic about the device. At the end of the review I said: Over time it...
I've Changed My Mind About The iPad (AAPL)

Apps Are Not Coffee

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Jameson Ahern points us to a fantastic discussion by Josh Lehman, explaining why it's silly to argue that people are irrational for spending $4 or more on a cup of coffee*, but not $0.99 on digital content or apps. As with nearly all cases of seemingly "irrational" behavior in economics,...
Apps Are Not Coffee
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