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Google announces Web Designer, a new HTML5 content creation tool aimed at ad development ... for now
Geek of the Week: Software engineer Jesse Johnston is making medicine smarter

The Cutting Edge: Bob Kramer's knives have become the gold standard and are selling for $300...an inch

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The Cutting Edge: Bob Kramer's knives have become the gold standard and are selling for $300...an inch

Serious LibreOffice update fixes 54 bugs

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It was just about two months ago that LibreOffice 4.0 made its official debut, but business users and others more interested in stability than cutting-edge features also have another option from the Document Foundation. Specifically, LibreOffice 3.6 is currently the version of the free and open source productivity suite...
Serious LibreOffice update fixes 54 bugs

Google wants to give Project Glass the ability to project a full QWERTY keyboard onto your arm

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We all know that Google’s (GOOG) Project Glass will be capable of projecting images directly onto your eyeballs, but now it looks as though it could project images onto other surfaces as well. Engadget has found a Google patent filing showing that the company is working on technology for Glass...
Google wants to give Project Glass the ability to project a full QWERTY keyboard onto your arm

SimCity - preview

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When you start actively working against other online players, the fun really gets goingWhen do publishers decide that sequels can no longer support suffixes? Is there a formula somewhere that can identify when a number is too high to whack on the end of a title, where it suggests doddering...
SimCity - preview
iPad Launch Day: Why these people are waiting in the rain

PlayStation 4 vs. PC graphics: Can Sony even compete?

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Sony's PlayStation 4 launch last Wednesday was monumental, and not just because it may very well be the first console announcement in history where the company failed to actually show the console itself. While the rest of the world was bemoaning the mythical, missing hardware, Sony also announced some...
PlayStation 4 vs. PC graphics: Can Sony even compete?

Meet Microsoft, the world's best kept R&D secret

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As far as 99.9 percent of the world population is concerned, Microsoft is a stodgy, old-guard technology company. Its bottom line is fully leveraged against PC operating systems and business software--hardly the building blocks of a future-thinking portfolio, right? But scratch that cold, conservative, pedestrian surface, and you'll find a Microsoft...
Meet Microsoft, the world's best kept R&D secret

The Top 10 Tech Companies Whose Employees Are Most Optimistic About Their Future (GOOG, YHOO, AMZN, SAP, AAPL, QCOM)

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Glassdoor just released its ranking of the top 10 tech companies with the best business outlook in the next six months, as rated by the firms' own staff. Employees that work at these companies are optimistic because they are working on the latest and greatest in technology, they are inspired by...
The Top 10 Tech Companies Whose Employees Are Most Optimistic About Their Future (GOOG, YHOO, AMZN, SAP, AAPL, QCOM)

If You Pre-Ordered Google Glass, Here's What To Expect Once Your Number Is Called

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If you were one of the people who signed up last year at Google’s I/O conference to be a part of the “Glass Explorer” program, you might be getting your instructions on how to actually…purchase the thing and get it into your geeky little hands. In case you weren’t sure,...
If You Pre-Ordered Google Glass, Here's What To Expect Once Your Number Is Called

Confirmed: Amazon Bought Liquavista - Color Kindle to Follow?

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For the past four months I have been saying that Amazon was in the market to buy Samsung’s screen tech company Liquavista, and today I do believe the rumors have come true.New filings from the Netherlands Chamber of Commerce reveal that Samsung no longer owns Liquavista. As of 29 April,...
Confirmed: Amazon Bought Liquavista - Color Kindle to Follow?

My life as a cyborg

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Google is pushing its Project Glass. But one CNET writer spends time with a bevy of cutting edge wearable computers, seeing what it's like to live a computerized life. [Read more]...
My life as a cyborg
Google reaches “ground-breaking” deals with French publishers for out-of-print books
Activision updates Call Of Duty franchise for XBox One

Catching up with CrowdTwist: How this company can grow a bright future

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This post is brought to you by HP Elite. Find out more at hp.com/elite. It’s simple fact that there is no better form of advertising than organic word of mouth marketing. There is no recommendation like the one that comes from a trusted or loved one – those that...
Catching up with CrowdTwist: How this company can grow a bright future

TextMate 2.0 goes open source in response to OS X restrictions

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TextMate developer MacroMates announced on Thursday that the code for TextMate 2.0, currently in alpha, is now available via the online GitHub repository. The code is being open sourced with version 3 of the GNU General Public License in order to counteract what some developers see as Apple's increasingly limiting...
TextMate 2.0 goes open source in response to OS X restrictions

Real estate dorks unite: Trulia is developing a Google Glass app

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Is this the future of home search? Trulia today announced that it is working on a new Google Glass app, taking advantage of the cutting-edge augmented reality technology from the search giant that has yet to hit the mainstream market. “After spending three weeks with the device, I can...
Real estate dorks unite: Trulia is developing a Google Glass app

Finally, Yahoo does something kind of smart by buying mobile news app Summly

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We’ve beaten up on Yahoo a number of times for the company’s lack of innovation and other weaknesses, including CEO Marissa Mayer’s edict against remote working, so it’s probably fair to point out when the moribund web portal actually does something interesting — and the acquisition of news-reading app Summly...
Finally, Yahoo does something kind of smart by buying mobile news app Summly

If Craigslist was Pinterest, it would look like this app

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation Craigslist is possibly one of the ugliest sites on the web. But you can experience it as if it was Pinterest, as long as you use Mokriya Craigslist on your smartphone. Mokriya is a design studio that has worked on...
If Craigslist was Pinterest, it would look like this app

Twitter hires for next-gen TweetDeck on Android, iOS

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Twitter has been actively recruiting for a long-expected revamp of its mobile apps. One listing would get multiple positions for developing a "cutting edge" Android app. The microblogging site wouldn't have had trouble getting help for its iOS app, as leaks emanating from TechCrunch suggest spots for reworking the app...
Twitter hires for next-gen TweetDeck on Android, iOS

Spring Cleaning: Comments, offline, and older browser support

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Shared by Bud The easy comments on shared items feature is a GREAT addition to reader. If you're a buzz user, this will make life a lot better. Springtime is a great opportunity to clean up, take care of loose ends, and generally spruce things up. Since we still have...
Spring Cleaning: Comments, offline, and older browser support
Samsung Galaxy Ace 2, Galaxy Ace Plus, and Galaxy Mini 2 hands-on pictures

Rogers puts all Windows Phone 8 devices on sale, keeps them well under $100

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Rogers is currently in a full-court press to get us using Microsoft-branded devices, and it just made that clear through steep, across-the-board sales on everything Windows Phone 8. Nokia's Lumia 920 has dropped from $100 to $50; the yet-to-ship Samsung ATIV S has already dropped from $150 to a...
Rogers puts all Windows Phone 8 devices on sale, keeps them well under $100
I put Honest.com's new app through the newborn stress test

Bacon, a new conference for things developers love

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Mint Digital would like to offer you some Bacon (or alternatively suitable foodstuff that you like) at a forthcoming event designed to offer the things that developers love. Bacon is a two-day, two-track conference and according to Mint Digital, it’s the first one of its kind in London. The topics...
Bacon, a new conference for things developers love

Can't Win 'Em All: Uber Gives Up Attempt To Do UberTaxi In NYC (For Now...)

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We've talked about how innovative ride hailing company, Uber, was pushing regulatory boundaries across the country, often showing how restrictive local regulators could be towards innovation. In many cases, Uber has been able to generate enough public support that local taxi and limo regulators ended up backing down. But you...
Can't Win 'Em All: Uber Gives Up Attempt To Do UberTaxi In NYC (For Now...)
Ars Technica System Guide: Bargain Box, February 2013

Motorola to Challenge Apple's Future Fingerprint Authentication with Electrical Vitamins and Tattoo Superpowers

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There's been a lot of buzz surrounding Apple's possible use of a new Fingerprint scanner for a future iPhone, if not the next iPhone. Yet before any analyst made their views known on this feature, we first broke the news about Apple's biometric scanner back in 2012 and in fact...
Motorola to Challenge Apple's Future Fingerprint Authentication with Electrical Vitamins and Tattoo Superpowers

LG teases that Optimus G will have 768p gapless display, long-lifespan battery

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LG must know that the Optimus G has been spoiled, even if it's not quite ready to put all its cards on the table. While it's only acknowledging the phone's identity under a 'G' codename, the Korean electronics giant is willing to talk a lot about what's under the...
LG teases that Optimus G will have 768p gapless display, long-lifespan battery
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