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How NBC's Olympics Strategy Became a New Media Fiasco

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As the 2012 Summer Olympics commenced, it seemed the most heated rivalry was not among the athletes but between NBC and its viewers. The broadcast network, which paid $1.18 billion for the right to air the games, seemed to have its streaming strategy sewn up. But a series of decisions...
How NBC's Olympics Strategy Became a New Media Fiasco

Verizon takes Samsung Galaxy S III pre-orders June 6th, starting at $200

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Samsung confirmed the initial US carriers for the Galaxy S III, and we're now getting the deluge of details from the carriers themselves. Verizon is first at bat and will start taking your pre-orders on June 6th at 7AM ET. The company is coy on the actual ship date,...
Verizon takes Samsung Galaxy S III pre-orders June 6th, starting at $200

Supposed new iPhone casings show up with tall body, tiny dock connector, tons of mystery

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When it rains, it pours -- after a tiny drizzle of tall iPod touch leaks, we're suddenly faced with a deluge of photos of what might just be the next iPhone's back plating. If that's what we're looking at through photos supplied by uBreakiFix, talk of bigger iPhone screens...
Supposed new iPhone casings show up with tall body, tiny dock connector, tons of mystery

NTT DoCoMo launching 19 new devices this summer, brings Galaxy S III to Japan

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If you aren't already accustomed to Japan's regular deluge of device announcements, brace yourself: NTT DoCoMo just stepped forward with 17 new phones, as well as a mobile WiFi hotspot and a tablet. Throw a stone at the pile of hardware, and you're likely to strike something running Ice...
NTT DoCoMo launching 19 new devices this summer, brings Galaxy S III to Japan
Lenovo ThinkPad Windows 8 tablet shown at Computex

The Modbook Pro gets official, CEO Andreas Haas talks success in an iPad world

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You'd be forgiven for assuming that the ModBook dream died with release of the first iPad. After all, the first version of the hacked notebook predated Apple's announcement by a couple of years. When the iPad finally hit in 2010, it did a lot to address the desire for...
The Modbook Pro gets official, CEO Andreas Haas talks success in an iPad world

Please Don't Tell Me What You're Watching on Netflix

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Facebook’s “frictionless sharing” system means you end up telling your friends about everything you’re doing, whether they want to know or not. Netflix wants to tie this into its streaming service but can’t, because of a U.S. privacy law. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who is also a Facebook board member,...
Please Don't Tell Me What You're Watching on Netflix

Get Your Email Address for Outlook.com, Microsoft's New Hotmail Killer

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Hotmail's days are numbered with Microsoft's announcement of an all-new cloud-based email service at Outlook.com Tuesday. It ties into SkyDrive, so you have 7GB of free space, and it can open attachments right inside new Web apps for Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Its built-in Outlook chat connects to Facebook messages,...
Get Your Email Address for Outlook.com, Microsoft's New Hotmail Killer

Le Pan III hits l'FCC

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There's a good chance you don't remember the Le Pan III. The Ice Cream Sandwich tablet succumbed to the deluge of fellow Android slates when it was announced back in January during CES, but perhaps it'll get a bit more attention now that it's gotten the FCC's governmental stamp...
Le Pan III hits l'FCC

Lenovo refreshes its ThinkPad T, W, L and X lines with Ivy Bridge processors, slightly retooled keyboards

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Now that Intel's Ivy Bridge specifications are finally out of the bag, you may as well resign yourselves to a deluge of PC refreshes over the coming months. Today Lenovo's up at bat, unveiling a slew of products under its business-friendly ThinkPad brand. If you were looking for a...
Lenovo refreshes its ThinkPad T, W, L and X lines with Ivy Bridge processors, slightly retooled keyboards

Diablo III becomes fastest-selling PC game ever, deluge of broken PC mice likely to follow

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Chalk one up for an at least temporary resurgence in PC gaming. Blizzard can vouch that Diablo III has set a new record for the fastest-selling PC game to date: at 3.5 million copies trading hands through Battle.net downloads or retailers in the first 24 hours, and 6.3 million...
Diablo III becomes fastest-selling PC game ever, deluge of broken PC mice likely to follow

Stitcher Radio debuts The Stitcher List, a new way to discover podcasts worth listening to

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If you like to remain informed and entertained while on-the-go, you're no doubt familiar with the deluge of live radio broadcasts and on-demand podcasts accessible from your smartphone -- the selection is awesome, but it can also be a bit intimidating. Now, the creators of Stitcher are looking to...
Stitcher Radio debuts The Stitcher List, a new way to discover podcasts worth listening to

Behind the music: How MoogMusic.com survived the traffic influx of a Google Doodle

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We’ve seen a number of stories in the past about the sort of traffic that being the subject of a Google Doodle can bring. But this is the first time when we’ve gotten a chance to peek behind the curtain, so to speak. With the Moog Doodle, the CloudFlare team...
Behind the music: How MoogMusic.com survived the traffic influx of a Google Doodle

In Data Deluge, Multitaskers Go to Multiscreens

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In a new tactic for countering the data assault, offices are giving workers a second computer screen and sometimes a third. Read more »...
In Data Deluge, Multitaskers Go to Multiscreens

Supporting data innovation in journalism throughout Europe

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The digital age generates reams of raw data. Much of that data is interesting or important, but since there’s a lot of it out there it’s often hard to find and analyze. This is where journalists can help. Journalists are experts at delving into complex issues and writing stories that...
Supporting data innovation in journalism throughout Europe

Do.com Adds Contacts and Deal Tracking For Facebook Style Task Management

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Salesforce.com has added contacts, deal tracking and public APIs to its do.com platform for task management. Initially, Salesforce.com is adding the capability to integrate Facebook and Google contacts. It will soon after add Twitter and Salesforce.com. The deal management capability adds to the do.com lightweight CRM environment. Do.com is also opening...
Do.com Adds Contacts and Deal Tracking For Facebook Style Task Management

Dropbox spam attack remains a mystery

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The mystery of the spam afflicting Dropbox users remains unsolved as of late Wednesday. Starting Monday, some users of the popular file-sync-and-store service started complaining about spam sent to email addresses associated only with their Dropbox accounts. Most of those affected are in Europe, as reported by The Register. The fear...
Dropbox spam attack remains a mystery
Outlook Is Microsoft's Answer To Everything You've Ever Hated About Hotmail
'Portal' unofficially comes to Android thanks to the Unity Engine
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Startups at SXSW: Lots of buzz, little substance

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The deluge of highly touted but ephemeral products at SXSW highlights a mounting lack of substance among new startups. [Read more]...
Startups at SXSW: Lots of buzz, little substance
Despite critics, Cisco stands by its data deluge

BlackBerry Music Gateway streams audio over NFC and Bluetooth for RIM-made remote control

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It's not the QNX-based smartphone you've all been waiting for, but it should give crackberry devotees something to bop along to. Outed just one day before the company's showcase officially kicks off in Orlando, Waterloo's trotting out its BlackBerry Music Gateway: a car / home stereo accessory that pairs...
BlackBerry Music Gateway streams audio over NFC and Bluetooth for RIM-made remote control

Congressmen tell ITC to lay off Microsoft in Xbox patent litigation

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If the ITC didn't enjoy being told what to do by the FTC, it's probably less thrilled that Congress (and Apple) has joined in. The ITC found that the Xbox 360 violated four of Motorola's patents back in April, and when a final ruling is made, could see the...
Congressmen tell ITC to lay off Microsoft in Xbox patent litigation

Pro (advertising) choice

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Behavioral advertising is backfiring – the more experienced users become, the more cautious they get in order to avoid aggressive trackingA couple of weeks ago, I came to a realisation: I was becoming more and more reluctant to click on advertising banners because I feared I would be digitally tailed...
Pro (advertising) choice

Out with the old laws, in with a thousand new ones | David Rowntree

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Outdated laws sitting on the statute book are worse than quaint, but a bigger problem is the deluge of rubber-stamped regulationLast week the Law Commission published new proposals for the repeal of a few hundred old laws, leading to a few hundred newspaper articles poking gentle fun at ancient road...
Out with the old laws, in with a thousand new ones | David Rowntree

Big Data Startup GoodData Lands $25 Million Series C Led By Tenaya Capital

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There are an awful lot of startups who claim to want to help companies find useful meaning in the deluge of data they are producing, and an awful lot of money going to those startups. One that has gotten a a fair amount of a attention, in no small part...
Big Data Startup GoodData Lands $25 Million Series C Led By Tenaya Capital

You might want to get ready for a Windows 8 SKU deluge

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Oh man, and we were just getting used to the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. According to the usually quite reliable people behind the site WinUnleaked, they have just gotten their hands on a ‘bunch’ of new Windows Sock Keeping Units, or SKUs. Think of SKUs as versions. In short, the...
You might want to get ready for a Windows 8 SKU deluge

Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses Steve Jobs, Chinese factories at conference

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Steve Jobs's successor visited the D: All Things Digital conference to answer questions about Apple's past and futureTim Cook, the Apple CEO who made headlines last week for opting out of a $75m dividend he was set to earn on 1m shares of company stock, sat down at a tech...
Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses Steve Jobs, Chinese factories at conference

IBM cluster powers Murchison Widefield Array's radio telescope, answers mysteries of the universe faster than ever (video)

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Radio telescope operators have as much of a problem coping with the avalanche of data as getting that information in the first place. The Victoria University of Wellington is all too aware and is leaning on IBM for a powerful (if very tongue-tying) iDataPlex dx360 M3 compute cluster to...
IBM cluster powers Murchison Widefield Array's radio telescope, answers mysteries of the universe faster than ever (video)
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