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Dish buys TerreStar and DBSD, inches towards LTE future

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DBSD North America and TerreStar Networks probably aren't the first two companies you think of when talking about cutting edge broadband, but they're integral to Dish Network's LTE plans. Both companies were in dire straights, with TerreStar declaring bankruptcy in 2010 and DBSD filing for Chapter 11 in 2009. But,...
Dish buys TerreStar and DBSD, inches towards LTE future

Larry Page Spotted Wearing Google Glasses In England!

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There hasn’t been a whole lot of news coming out of the Google Zeitgeist event taking place in a posh hotel on the outskirts of London this week, but Google’s making some other news in England: its CEO Larry Page has been spotted wearing Google Glasses. The pictures of Page...
Larry Page Spotted Wearing Google Glasses In England!

Apple Ordering Screens of 'At Least 4 Inches' for Next-Generation iPhone

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has placed orders for screens measuring "at least 4 inches diagonally" for the next-generation iPhone, marking a significant increase in size over the displays used in every iPhone model released to date.Apple Inc., which is expected to launch its next-generation iPhone later this...
Apple Ordering Screens of 'At Least 4 Inches' for Next-Generation iPhone

Apple Censoring 'Jailbreak' in U.S. iTunes Store Listings

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Exploring an observation initially made by iOS hacker @planetbeing, Shoutpedia notes that Apple has mysteriously begun censoring the word "jailbreak" in the U.S. iTunes Store. While not all mentions of the word are affected, the vast majority of them across all content types are currently being censored to "j*******k". Apple...
Apple Censoring 'Jailbreak' in U.S. iTunes Store Listings

Samsung ready to invest in next-gen chip production: here comes 20nm and even 14nm

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As things stand, the super-small and super-efficient 22 nanometer transistors in Intels' Ivy Bridge are about as cutting edge as mainstream chip production gets, which is why this promise from Samsung is rather impressive. As reported by Reuters, the Korean manufacturer is preparing to invest $1.9 billion in a...
Samsung ready to invest in next-gen chip production: here comes 20nm and even 14nm

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

Apple Takes Possession of iPhone5.com Domain

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Earlier this month, we noted that Apple had filed a claim with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) seeking to gain ownership of the iPhone5.com domain, which had hosted a small independent discussion forum for the past year and a half. The Next Web now reports that the case has...
Apple Takes Possession of iPhone5.com Domain

NewsFlash uses high-frequency light to transmit data from iPad to smartphone, we go hands-on (video)

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MIT's Media Lab is chock-full of cutting-edge tech projects that researchers create, then often license to manufacturers and developers. One such project is called NewsFlash, and uses high-frequency red and green light to transmit data to the built-in camera on a receiving device -- in this case Samsung's Epic...
NewsFlash uses high-frequency light to transmit data from iPad to smartphone, we go hands-on (video)

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

MediaTek MT6577 helps push dual-core Android 4.0 smartphones under $200 contract-free

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It isn't hard to get an Android 4.0 phone under $200 if you're willing to sign your life away with a contract. Getting one that's worthwhile at that same figure contract-free, however, requires some jumping through hoops. MediaTek must be an acrobat, as it just released the MT6577, a...
MediaTek MT6577 helps push dual-core Android 4.0 smartphones under $200 contract-free
Samsung Galaxy S III review

AT&T to launch $49.99 Focus 2 Windows Phone on May 20th

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Samsung and AT&T on Monday announced the Samsung Focus 2, a budget-friendly Windows Phone launching on May 20th for just $49.99 on contract. The handset features a 4-inch Super AMOLED display, a 5-megapixel camera, Windows Phone 7.5 and 4G LTE connectivity. “AT&T offers our customers the broadest Windows Phone portfolio...
AT&T to launch $49.99 Focus 2 Windows Phone on May 20th
Groupon: Offering Deals With No Time Limits?

Whitman Simple Vision: H.P. Has Work to Do

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H.P.'s chief executive outlines a multi-year strategy to turn around the struggling computing giant. Innovative consumer products are coming, she says, but possibly not in time for Christmas. Most of the corporate businesses still need fixing. H.P. can perhaps be a leader in sales of cloud computing gear to cutting-edge...
Whitman Simple Vision: H.P. Has Work to Do

Kyocera joins forces with IHI and Mizuho on 70-megawatt solar plant

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Japan is often on the cutting edge of technology, but one of the things it apparently does not have is a collection of large solar power plants. Kyocera, better known state side for its interesting cell phone designs, is looking to change that by teaming up with IHI and...
Kyocera joins forces with IHI and Mizuho on 70-megawatt solar plant
Angry Birds generated $106 million for Rovio in 2011

Tim Cook Meets With Speaker of the House John Boehner

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Tim Cook met with Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) today, as noted on the Speaker's website. It is unknown what the topic of discussion was, but it's possible that Tim Cook was lobbying the Mr. Boehner to pass a tax holiday that would allow Apple and other...
Tim Cook Meets With Speaker of the House John Boehner

Stay on the Cutting Edge of SEO: Attend SMX Advanced June 5-6

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SEO remains one of the most effective and efficient tactics available to internet marketers. Social signals, site speed, and even “over-SEOing” a site may impact your rankings, traffic, and sales. Attend SMX Advanced to ensure your SEO skills are up to date. Register now and join us June 5-6 in......
Stay on the Cutting Edge of SEO: Attend SMX Advanced June 5-6

Reading the Windows 8 tea leaves

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Tablets with keyboard docks, cutting-edge ultrabooks, and one unusual dual-screen device from Asus are among the first publicly-displayed Windows 8 machines. What do they mean for Microsoft's upcoming OS? [Read more]...
Reading the Windows 8 tea leaves

The Heat Is On: Founders Of Eye-Tracking Startup GazeHawk Join Facebook; Product/Tech Looking For A Home

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Yet another talent acquisition by Facebook: the social network is taking on the team behind GazeHawk, a two-year-old Y Combinator startup that uses a computer’s webcam to track eye movements and then plot them on a heatmap. But unlike past occasions when Facebook has bought companies for the people and...
The Heat Is On: Founders Of Eye-Tracking Startup GazeHawk Join Facebook; Product/Tech Looking For A Home

Chart of the day: Apple’s iPad as the PC market’s cutting edge

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The traditional personal computer business is shrinking. The tablet is just taking off Source: Asymco.com FORTUNE — Asymco‘s Horace Dediu put this chart together Wednesday after Dell’s (DELL) earnings miss — the first in which management acknowledged the competition from Apple (AAPL) and Google (GOOG). Dediu writes: “And so, two...
Chart of the day: Apple’s iPad as the PC market’s cutting edge

This Startup Finally Launched After Being In Super Stealth Mode For Three Years

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Seattle based startup Wavii wants to give news reading a face lift and make it look more like your Facebook news wall. Wavii uses natural language processing to sort through articles, tweets, videos, and other content, then presents them all to you in a way that highlights the facts and the news...
This Startup Finally Launched After Being In Super Stealth Mode For Three Years
Five days away from its IPO, Facebook gets a mobile overhaul

iPad's display is cutting edge--and a challenge for manufacturers

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How cutting edge is the new iPad's display? Cutting edge enough that it's a real challenge to make. [Read more]...
iPad's display is cutting edge--and a challenge for manufacturers

AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy S III available for preorder on June 6th for $199.99

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AT&T on Monday became the final major carrier in the United States to reveal preliminary launch details for Samsung’s latest flagship Android phone, the Galaxy S III. The nation’s No.2 carrier confirmed that its version of the Galaxy S III will become available for preorder on June 6th for...
AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy S III available for preorder on June 6th for $199.99
Making Yellow Pages ads with cutting-edge computer graphics, circa 1977

Apple Updates Mountain Lion Developer Preview to Build 12A206j

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Apple today pushed out another update to its OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion developer preview program, moving to build 12A206j. The update comes on top of build 12A193i, which was released on May 1. No other details on improvements in the latest build are available yet, but it certainly appears...
Apple Updates Mountain Lion Developer Preview to Build 12A206j

Google’s Chrome For Android Comes Out Of Beta

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Google just announced that its Chrome for Android browser is now out of beta and available for download on Google Play. This new version, with the memorable version number of 18.0.1025123, marks the first time Google has released a Stable Channel version of Chrome for Android. Just like before, of...
Google’s Chrome For Android Comes Out Of Beta
Australian billionaire plans to build a replica of the Titanic

Sony added to list of in-cell display suppliers for next-gen iPhone

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Sony has reportedly been tapped to make the cutting-edge in-cell displays bound for Apple's next iPhone and will start manufacture of the screens alongside four other companies by the end of May....
Sony added to list of in-cell display suppliers for next-gen iPhone
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