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We had a very lively and healthy debate here at AVC a while back about gun safety. I am very much in the camp that we need to put a lot more restrictions on what guns should be on the market and how. But regardless of where you are on...
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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

EBay, a Gusher of Cash, Seems a Rare Find

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Over the past decade, eBay's stock has risen 2½ times faster than the S&P 500. There will likely be more where that came from....
EBay, a Gusher of Cash, Seems a Rare Find

Steve Jobs Predicted Siri and the App Store In 1983 (AAPL)

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In 1983, Steve Jobs appeared at an event called the International Design Conference in Aspen to speak to a crowd of artists and designers on the theme "The Future Isn't What It Used To Be." Life, Liberty, and Technology has posted an audio recording of his full presentation. (Previously, only...
Steve Jobs Predicted Siri and the App Store In 1983 (AAPL)
Listen to David Bowie's new album for free ahead of launch

In new bodies, brain cells find longer lives

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The search for the fountain of youth is nothing new; we humans have long been trying to lengthen our lifespans. In recent years, science and medicine have made great strides in increasing how long we live. The average life expectancy of an American is now more than 78 years,...
In new bodies, brain cells find longer lives
Communications satellites no longer classed as weapons, US export ban lifted
'Sword & Sworcery' composer Jim Guthrie releases first solo album in a decade
Lo Toney trades Zynga Poker for LearnStreet
Asteroid mining company unveils lightweight telescope for deep space missions
1984 New York Times Article Says The Whole 'Windows' Fad Is Over (MSFT)

Running Windows 8 on old or new hardware?

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Neil wonders if he could save money by installing the Windows 8 operating system on a Windows 7 tablet?I'm after a Windows 8 tablet/hybrid. Looking at the prices of these beasts, however, shows that they tend to be expensive. Is it possible to buy a Windows 7 tablet - which...
Running Windows 8 on old or new hardware?

Ted Nadeau: How everyone is a content creator, and what it means for brands [Video]

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Ted Nadeau‘s career is a good example of the evolution of publishing; after a decade managing digital content for major magazine publishers in the US, such as Condé Nast, Hachette Filipacchi Media and Hearst Magazines, he is now the President and COO of Style Coalition, which connects influencers with brands. Nadeau’s area of expertise...
Ted Nadeau: How everyone is a content creator, and what it means for brands [Video]

Huawei's Ally: IBM

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Congressional critics allege Huawei Technologies Co. relied on state support and stolen technology to become the world’s second-largest provider of telecom equipment. Another factor has been crucial to Huawei’s rise, say the Chinese company’s executives: IBM. Huawei has long denied claims of bad behavior. But its practices have risen to...
Huawei's Ally: IBM

Microsoft's Ballmer challenges Vanity Fair's 'lost decade' claim

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In an interview with Forbes, Microsoft's CEO takes aim at the claim that the past ten years have been a "lost decade" for the software giant. [Read more]...
Microsoft's Ballmer challenges Vanity Fair's 'lost decade' claim
Furby returns in September with iPad compatibility and LCD eyes
Some comatose brains remain active, but can't enable conscious actions

Is the weather worse under the Coalition government? Visualised

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How does the weather under the Tory/Lib Dem coalition compare to previous administrations?• Download the data• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianIs it possible that David Cameron's Britain is a colder place than Tony Blair's? Or one with less sunshine? Well, maybe.For those who feel that the...
Is the weather worse under the Coalition government? Visualised

Sony reports net profits of $458 million for 2012, returning to black for the first time in 5 years

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Sony CEO Kaz Hirai’s rebuilding job is showing its first signs of promise after the company posted net profits of $458 million (43 billion yen) for its 2012 financial year [PDF], its first annual profit for half a decade. The results have been helped by the sale of a string of assets...
Sony reports net profits of $458 million for 2012, returning to black for the first time in 5 years
Why too many startups (er) suck
New CEO Melissa Mayer starts cracking the whip at Yahoo

Netflix Says It's 'Killing' BitTorrent Traffic

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With nearly 30 million streaming subscribers in the U.S. alone, Netflix is one the major providers of online video entertainment. That’s quite an achievement, especially when taking into consideration that streaming Hollywood blockbusters was virtually impossible half a decade ago. Furthermore, with the rise of these legal options people have...
Netflix Says It's 'Killing' BitTorrent Traffic

The PC Industry Is Digging Its Own Grave

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The PC Industry Is Digging Its Own Grave: Roger Kay for Forbes: With Windows 8, Microsoft entirely screwed the pooch. A badly conceived OS, designed to compete with Apple's iOS and yet remain a traditional PC, did neither. It only confused and repelled users. Windows 7, a decent replacement for...
The PC Industry Is Digging Its Own Grave
Ars readers pick the 12 most incredible webcomics

What A Difference A Year Makes

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What A Difference A Year Makes: Chris Ziegler: We've just been tipped to a memo circulated internally by HP's Todd Bradley -- who runs the company's recently-merged Printing and Personal Systems Group -- announcing the creating of a new Mobility business unit underneath him that will be responsible for "consumer...
What A Difference A Year Makes
Why is this ex-CIA whistleblower going to prison?

Bringing Music & Tech Together To Move Things Forward Productively

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Tomorrow is the latest version of the absolutely awesome SF MusicTech Summit, which happens twice a year, and which I rarely miss. It's always a great place to meet lots of people involved in both music and technology and to have some really great conversations. If you've never been, it's...
Bringing Music & Tech Together To Move Things Forward Productively

Here's The Most Amazing Thing About Apple's $620 Billion Market Cap...

www.businessinsider.com
Aaron Task and I discussed Yahoo's record market-cap and the outlook for the stock on Daily Ticker this morning. The most striking thing about the market cap, it seems to me, is that the stock is still trading at a reasonable price-earnings ratio--only 13X next year's projected earnings. This is...
Here's The Most Amazing Thing About Apple's $620 Billion Market Cap...

Microsoft board member retiring; company boosts dividend

www.geekwire.com
Gilmartin This just in, two pieces of news from Microsoft’s board of directors this afternoon … Microsoft board member Raymond Gilmartin, who has been a director of the company for more than a decade, has decided not to seek re-election at the company’s upcoming shareholder meeting. Gilmartin, the former Merck...
Microsoft board member retiring; company boosts dividend

ReadWrite's Mission: To Map The Programmable World

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Howdy. I'm new around here, as you may have heard. And as the site's editor-in-chief, I'm delighted to join the community of readers, writers, thinkers, tinkerers, and creators who have flocked to ReadWrite over the past decade. It's a natural reflex to ask, "Who's this new guy, and what's he...
ReadWrite's Mission: To Map The Programmable World
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