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Why This Startup Is Wikipedia's Worst Nightmare

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If the buzz in Silicon Valley is to be believed, the decade-old compendium of common knowledge Wikipedia could very well be replaced in the near future by a startup run by ex-Facebookers. Instead people will be visiting Quora, a San Francisco-based $400 million startup that's basically an extremely flexible and...
Why This Startup Is Wikipedia's Worst Nightmare
NASA TV to air JFK's Moon speech at 11:15 AM ET, 50 years after it was first delivered

Get psyched up for today's iPhone announcement by watching the original 5 years ago [HD Video]

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This was probably the biggest Apple announcement of the decade. iPhone and what would become iOS was something entirely new and, forgive the terminology, magical. Crank it up to 720P in the settings sprocket. via@TUAW ...
Get psyched up for today's iPhone announcement by watching the original 5 years ago [HD Video]

Gary McKinnon extradition decision - live coverage

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After a decade-long legal battle, 46-year-old computer hacker to learn whether or not he has won his battle to avoid extradition to the United States Lizzy Davies...
Gary McKinnon extradition decision - live coverage

CE-Oh no he didn't!: Valve's Gabe Newell says 'Windows 8 is a catastrophe for everyone'

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Always-outspoken Gabe Newell, the big cheese at Valve, made quite a few interesting statements at this year's Casual Connect conference, including the quote above. Gabe believes Microsoft's impending update will drive manufacturers away from the OS and he reiterated Valve's plan to make the entire Steam catalog available on...
CE-Oh no he didn't!: Valve's Gabe Newell says 'Windows 8 is a catastrophe for everyone'
Nvidia's Project Shield: five years in the making, five years too late?

Samsung Confirms It Will Build A Smart Watch As Speculation About Apple's iWatch Continues

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Samsung is indeed working on a smart watch, the company’s Executive Vice President of Mobile told Bloomberg in an interview today. “We are preparing products for the future, and the watch is definitely one of them,,” Hee told the publication in no uncertain terms, adding that between itself and Apple,...
Samsung Confirms It Will Build A Smart Watch As Speculation About Apple's iWatch Continues

The Xbox One: Hardware Analysis & Comparison to PlayStation 4

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It's that time of decade again. Time for a new Xbox. It took four years for Microsoft to go from the original Xbox to the Xbox 360. The transition from Xbox 360 to the newly announced Xbox One will take right around 8 years, and the 360 won't be...
The Xbox One: Hardware Analysis & Comparison to PlayStation 4

How To Break Your Smartphone Addiction - Without Going Cold Turkey

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Guest author Tasso Roumeliotis is founder and CEO of Location Labs. I've spent more than a decade building a business around creating mobile apps that help families stay safe and connected. Though my livelihood depends on everyone's continued use of mobile phones, several recent statistics about our relationships with phones...
How To Break Your Smartphone Addiction - Without Going Cold Turkey

Dove releases rogue Photoshop action that undoes 'real beauty' manipulations

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Skin care company Dove has targeted airbrushers and photo manipulators with a Photoshop action in an attempt to take its "real beauty" campaign viral. The Dove Campaign for Real Beauty was launched just under a decade ago with the aim to "change the status quo and offer in its...
Dove releases rogue Photoshop action that undoes 'real beauty' manipulations

Video: Microsoft unveils its answer to Apple’s iPad

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Yes, it runs Windows. And it comes with a stand and a keyboard. http://youtu.be/jozTK-MqEXQ FORTUNE — It’s easy to forget that Bill Gates announced the specs for Microsoft’s (MSFT) first tablet computer in 2001, nearly a decade before Apple (AAPL) came out with the iPad. In Hollywood Tuesday, Steve Ballmer took...
Video: Microsoft unveils its answer to Apple’s iPad

Lockups and Insider Selling

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There is a lot of sturm und drang out there in the worlds of social media, finacial media, and just plain media about all the lockups coming off and all the insider selling going on in some big internet stocks. As someone who has played this game a few times,...
Lockups and Insider Selling
Apple Ditches the Attitude, Shows It's Human After All
Star search: a non-profit group wants to send four people to Mars...forever

Newsweek to End Print Edition

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Newsweek, the struggling newsweekly that was sold for $1 two years ago, will drop its print edition after an eight-decade run to become digital-only by year-end....
Newsweek to End Print Edition
Nextdoor, the social network for neighbors, raises $18.6 million to help Americans stop bowling alone

Five ways Apple has lost its bite

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Two years after Tim Cook took over, Apple is expected to post its worst financial results for a decade - but why?The breathtaking expansion of the world's most successful technology company has skidded to a halt. Tonight Apple is expected to post its worst financial results for a decade, with...
Five ways Apple has lost its bite

Dear Apple, let's talk about photos

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We've been managing our photos together for almost a decade now. Things were nice and simple at the start and we both knew what to expect from each other - I pulled my photos off my camera on the computer, imported them into iPhoto and arranged them. Life was good....
Dear Apple, let's talk about photos
It's official: 3D is dead

Apple earnings expected to break records, historic profit run

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The company is expected to report record sales tomorrow, but its profits could take a hit for the first time in a decade. [Read more]...
Apple earnings expected to break records, historic profit run

Google Logo Honors 70th Birthday Of "The Joy Of Painting" Host Bob Ross

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Google is running a special logo today to honor Bob Ross, painter, art instructor and host of “The Joy Of Painting,” which aired for over a decade in the US and Canada. Ross’s show ran from 1983 through 1994, when he stopped to fight lymphoma, which he later died from...
Google Logo Honors 70th Birthday Of "The Joy Of Painting" Host Bob Ross

Zuckerberg's Huge Win: Instagram Is Up 1179% Since He Bought It (FBGOOG)

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Mark Zuckerberg did a lot of things wrong during the first half of 2012, leading up to and through Facebook's few months as a public company. (One thing: Facebook should not have floated so much stock only to have to effectively buy a bunch back months later.) One thing he...
Zuckerberg's Huge Win: Instagram Is Up 1179% Since He Bought It (FBGOOG)
SeinfeldToday Twitter account imagines the '90s sitcom in the online age

Sorry, Your Phone Won't Become Your Wallet For At Least Another Decade

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Despite the slew of mobile payment products that have launched, we're at least another decade away from replacing wallets altogether, says Wired. Currently, mobile payment solutions only replace parts of the physical wallet. And until all stores accept smart phone payments, we won't be able to ditch the leather. It's...
Sorry, Your Phone Won't Become Your Wallet For At Least Another Decade
Cisco planning to sell Linksys router division after failed purchase, says Bloomberg

Why You Probably Won't Achieve What You Want To Achieve

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A team of psychologists at Harvard and University of Virginia found people are poor predictors of their future selves.They underestimate how much their tastes will change in a few years time, although they can see how much they've changed in hindsight. That means most people will never achieve what they...
Why You Probably Won't Achieve What You Want To Achieve

Steve Jobs Envisioned the iPad in 1983

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Visionary is one of the most frequently used words to describe Steve Jobs. Nearly a year after he passed away, historians are still digging up treasures from his life that confirm that assessment. The Next Web writes of a speech Jobs gave in 1983 at the Center for Design innovation....
Steve Jobs Envisioned the iPad in 1983
Google's driverless car now permitted on California roadways

Path Product VP Dylan Casey Departs for Yahoo

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Dylan Casey, head of product management at Path, has left the company and will soon join Yahoo, according to a source familiar with the matter. For the past year and a half he’s been at Path, Casey was responsible for recruiting the product management team, designing and launching Path’s product...
Path Product VP Dylan Casey Departs for Yahoo

Scientists estimate at least one third of marine species remain unknown to humans

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It's been said that we know more about space than we do about our own ocean, and now a group of scientists have quantified what sea creatures we may still not know of. After compiling an open access, online database of known marine species with the help of more...
Scientists estimate at least one third of marine species remain unknown to humans
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