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We are shocked, shocked...

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We are shocked, shocked...: David Simon (yes, that David Simon) weighs in on the FISA component of all this: Take a deep breath and think: When the government grabs the raw data from hundreds or thousands of phone calls, they're probably going to examine those calls. They're going to look...
We are shocked, shocked...
The Verge Mobile Show 031 - January 2nd, 2013

Pitiful Silicon Valley Resident Asks Quora to Explain The Outside World

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(Photo: Rosie Says) Listen, we understand the desire to reside in a big ol’ tech bubble. It’s so warm and cozy here, with beanbags for office chairs, free lunches prepared by gourmet chefs and cashed-out friends lending you spare Burning Man costumes. Why would you ever want to leave? But...
Pitiful Silicon Valley Resident Asks Quora to Explain The Outside World

Do Not Pre-Order Any Of The Amazon Kindle Fire HD Tablets (AMZN)

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Amazon's new Kindle Fire HD tablets looks pretty spiffy. And at just $199 for the 7-inch model and $299 for the 9-inch model, it's tempting to hop over to Amazon.com and pre-order the tablets. Our advice: Don't do it. Last year Amazon announced the Kindle Fire and it looked great....
Do Not Pre-Order Any Of The Amazon Kindle Fire HD Tablets (AMZN)
Amazon's Kindle smartphone is coming! And it's 3-D! And we've heard this before! But this time it's true!

Today, Let's Remember Everything Hurricane Sandy Just Taught Us About Social Media Misinformation

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REMAIN CALM. (Photo: Flickr.com/dpstyles) Parts of New York and New Jersey are still without power from the last major news event and yet here we are, in the throes of election day. And with cleanup efforts still ongoing, there’s really no excuse for anyone who forgets one of the lessons we just...
Today, Let's Remember Everything Hurricane Sandy Just Taught Us About Social Media Misinformation
Apple pulled out all the stops today in one of the biggest Apple events ever

Meditation, the 'Star Wars' way

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Before you vent your hyperspace road rage by making smoldering bodies out of Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru, take a deep breath, and then another, and another, and another, and... [Read more]...
Meditation, the 'Star Wars' way

The strange tale of Bebo CEO Adam Levin's secret German play

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It’s official, sort of: the company behind what people used to call the ‘German Facebook’ is indeed now under the control of Bebo CEO Adam Levin. Why has the chief of Criterion Capital Partners bought Poolworks, as the firm is called these days? Good question. And the whole story of...
The strange tale of Bebo CEO Adam Levin's secret German play

Retro 1977 SLR kit looks like it might take interesting photos

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You’d never get a kit like this on the market today. Too many tiny, delicious pieces. Kids these days all want to know what an objective mirror tastes like; it’s almost like that rarest of delicacies, unicorn flank. But I digress, and this isn’t a cryptoculinary blog. This kit,...
Retro 1977 SLR kit looks like it might take interesting photos

Presenting The Worst Thing On The Internet: The Nokia Lumia Rap

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Presenting The Worst Thing On The Internet: The Nokia Lumia Rap
Big Tech: Apple's End-of-Year Problem

Bizzabo Secures $1.5 Million To Ramp Up Its Social Conference App

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Bizzabo, which provides a free self-service platform for event/conference organisers and a free app for attendees on iPhone and Android, has secured $1.5 million in funding to open a U.S. presence, hire and expand. Investors include Israeli figures such as Kaedan Capital Group; Gigi Levy; Prof. Yair Tauman; the AfterDox...
Bizzabo Secures $1.5 Million To Ramp Up Its Social Conference App
Blurtopia Launches "Addictive" Instant Feedback App
Republican Voter Suppression App Designed By The Onion

Seth Godin says Apple rejected his e-book, based on Amazon links

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Seth Godin In its quest for an edge in the digital book market, Apple just stepped on some very big toes. Author Seth Godin, a.k.a. “America’s Greatest Marketer,” says in a blog post that Apple is declining to carry the e-book version of his new manifesto, Stop Stealing Dreams, because...
Seth Godin says Apple rejected his e-book, based on Amazon links

This week at Microsoft: Losses, Windows Phone, and Office 2013

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As far as weeks go, this one was a doozy for Microsoft, as the company launched the Office 2013 preview, released its final fiscal quarter’s earnings for its year, and endured a number of leaks. We’re going to hit the highlights, but for the full blast, wander over to the...
This week at Microsoft: Losses, Windows Phone, and Office 2013

Deep breath: Senate set to vote on Internet sales tax

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A vote is imminent, and the long-debated measure to require e-retailers to collect sales taxes in most states could actually pass. [Read more]...
Deep breath: Senate set to vote on Internet sales tax
Microsoft's killing its godawful Scroogled TV & print ads

Will Amazon outage ding cloud confidence?

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A significant Amazon Web Services outage, which took down popular sites including Heroku for hours late Thursday, shows the risk of putting too many loads in one data center. While this outage occurred in Amazon’s cloud, it wasn’t just a cloud-specific problem. It shows that building in redundancy is critical...
Will Amazon outage ding cloud confidence?

CHART OF THE DAY: Let's Take A Deep Breath And Look At iPhone Sales

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Apple whiffed on earnings last night sending the stock down 5%. This has lots of people (including ourselves) freaking out about Apple's business. If you take a step back and just look at how the iPhone had sold in the past, last quarter wasn't that bad. It actually, seems to...
CHART OF THE DAY: Let's Take A Deep Breath And Look At iPhone Sales

OpenFeint's Jason Citron Raises $1.1M To Go After Core Gamers With New Startup Phoenix Guild

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Just a year after selling his mobile-social gaming network OpenFeint to GREE for $104 million, Jason Citron is at it again. He’s starting a new company called Phoenix Guild and has pocketed $1.1 million from YouWeb, Accel Partners, and General Catalyst Partners. The goal is to be a the “Blizzard...
OpenFeint's Jason Citron Raises $1.1M To Go After Core Gamers With New Startup Phoenix Guild

You Will Not Be The Next Silicon Valley, Please Stop Trying

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Newry is a small town on the border of Northern Ireland and the Republic. A town that was only granted the status of city in 2002, and a town that has a population of around 30,000 people. A town that also has big ambitions: to be the next big European...
You Will Not Be The Next Silicon Valley, Please Stop Trying

Our new video pages - an inside look at some of the design details

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Alastair Jardine, one of the Guardian's user experience architects, talks through our newly-designed video pagesWe launched a new video page last week here at the Guardian, which was the result of a lot of work by the Core team, who work on features relating to guardian.co.uk. We had a number...
Our new video pages - an inside look at some of the design details

Panasonic grows its Lumix and Camcorder line, we go hands-on

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Point and shoots live on, so do dedicated camcorders, and Panasonic has just outed a bunch. We headed on over to its booth at CES to give them all a once over, and there's quite a few to get through so let's take a deep breath. First up for...
Panasonic grows its Lumix and Camcorder line, we go hands-on

Apps Rush catch-up: 78 notable apps released in the last week

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Instapaper, Any.do, n0tice, BlindSquare, Cloudee, Top Gear, Euro 2012, Diamond Jubilee and moreDisconnecting for a week's holiday is tough, especially when part of your job is a daily roundup of new and interesting apps. While Apps Rush took a break last week (as well as Monday's bank holiday), the apps...
Apps Rush catch-up: 78 notable apps released in the last week

The 19 Best Things About The iPhone (AAPL)

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We're in year six of the iPhone. You could be forgiven for taking it for granted at this point in your life. If you use one, and odds are you use some sort of smartphone that was influenced by the iPhone, it probably has become integral to your life. We've...
The 19 Best Things About The iPhone (AAPL)
Cyborg America: a journey into the world of basement body hackers
Apple blocks eBooks that link to Amazon, report claims

Deep breath! HeartMath turns iPhone into de-stressing tool

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An app paired with an earlobe sensor that measures heart rate guides users through focused breathing sessions. CNET's Elizabeth Armstrong Moore tests her level of "coherence." [Read more]...
Deep breath! HeartMath turns iPhone into de-stressing tool
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