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(ECO:nomics) California Gov.: Solyndra Failure is Part of Learning Process

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By Cassandra Sweet (The following is an update from The Wall Street Journal’s ECO:nomics conference, which focuses on the business of the environment and runs through March 23. For all the coverage of this conference, check out: http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/tag/economics) California Gov. Jerry Brown said the September bankruptcy of California solar-panel maker...
(ECO:nomics) California Gov.: Solyndra Failure is Part of Learning Process

Galaxy S III sales breach 10 million, satisfy Samsung executives

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Wondering if Samsung's new flagship has hit its sales goal yet? Breathe out -- it did. According to Yonhap, Shin Jong-kyun, head of Samsung's information technology and mobile communication division, told reporters the firm has moved more than 10 million Samsung Galaxy S IIIs since its unveiling. Jong-kyun wasn't...
Galaxy S III sales breach 10 million, satisfy Samsung executives

Yahoo's Shareholder Meeting, Inbox Therapy and More: ATD's Week in Video

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Another week in tech has come and gone, and AllThingsD staffers made the rounds on the media circuit to weigh in on everything that went down. First up was Arik Hesseldahl, who commented on Yahoo’s latest in a CNBC video hit, including Marissa Mayer’s performance at the company shareholder meeting...
Yahoo's Shareholder Meeting, Inbox Therapy and More: ATD's Week in Video
Offline: a day with a little bit of Internet

Did the Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro just hit the FCC?

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Tablet lovers who've been eying Microsoft's elaborately named Surface with Windows 8 Pro may be one step closer to getting it in their hands now that a mystery Microsoft tablet, the 1514, has swung through the FCC's approval process. While there's no neon lights advertising the slate's identity, it's...
Did the Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro just hit the FCC?

Submit 50 Words, Get Google Glass

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Google will be giving away 8,000 of their new Glasses and all you have to do is come up with less text than a tweet, George Stahl reports on digits....
Submit 50 Words, Get Google Glass

Is Your Memory Good Enough To Remember That You Read This?

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You know your device's memory will one day fail or not be enough, but how well do you know the faults of your onboard wetware?The best memory system may not be the one inside your head. Scientists are learning more every day about the fragile nature of memories, including the...
Is Your Memory Good Enough To Remember That You Read This?

Inside Google's amazing Accessory Development Kit demo hardware (video)

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The coolest thing at Google I/O this year isn't a cheap tablet or a pair of overpriced glasses or even a killer keyboard. It is, believe it or not, an alarm clock. But not just any alarm clock -- this is an alarm clock with potential. What you see...
Inside Google's amazing Accessory Development Kit demo hardware (video)
Weird Science figures out why it lost its penis

Intel Beats Estimates for Q4 2012

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Intel’s results for the fourth quarter of 2012 just crossed the wires, and they’re good. Earnings on a per-share basis were 48 cents, beating the 45 cents that analysts had expected. Sales were $13.5 billion, right in the sweet spot of the consensus. Intel shares finished the day up by...
Intel Beats Estimates for Q4 2012

ATD's Staff Sounds Off on Facebook Home and the HP Pocket

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Bit of a slow past few days in major tech news, so we over at AllThingsD weren’t making our usual busy rounds on the media circuit talking about the latest goings on in the industry. Still, a few of us made the airwaves to talk about tech this week. Our...
ATD's Staff Sounds Off on Facebook Home and the HP Pocket

Digits Live: Analyst: Investors Shouldn't Cheer Yahoo's New CFO

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Trip Chowdhry, Managing Director of Global Equities Research, says Yahoo's new Chief Financial Officer Ken Goldman is nothing to get excited about....
Digits Live: Analyst: Investors Shouldn't Cheer Yahoo's New CFO

Hangin' Tough: Groupon's Stock Closes in Single Digits for First Time

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Selling a pair of tickets to see New Kids on the Block for $10,000 today didn’t stop Groupon’s stock from closing below $10 a share. The daily deal company’s shares slid 3.3 percent, or 34 cents, to settle at $9.97 a share today, marking the first time its stock closed...
Hangin' Tough: Groupon's Stock Closes in Single Digits for First Time

The FTC Is Paying $50,000 To Anyone Who Can Rid Us Of Those Pesky Robocalls

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An unknown number flashes across the screen of your phone's caller ID. It's not an 800 number. In fact, it has a seemingly real area code, from "Bayonne, New Jersey." Though you don't know anyone from Bayonne, New Jersey, you decide to pick up. "Hello?" "CONGRATULATIONS. YOU'VE BEEN PRE-SELEC--" Click....
The FTC Is Paying $50,000 To Anyone Who Can Rid Us Of Those Pesky Robocalls

Tracking Flu Season Online with ZocDoc

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ZocDoc allows over 2.5 million Americans to find and book doctors online or via app. What trends are they seeing due to this year's flu season? ZocDoc CEO Cyrus Massoumi joins digits to discuss....
Tracking Flu Season Online with ZocDoc

(ECO:nomics) P&G: Throw Some Cold Water on Those Clothes

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(The following is an update from The Wall Street Journal’s ECO:nomics conference, which brings focuses on the business of the environment and runs through March 23. For all the coverage of this conference, check out: http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/tag/economics) Robert A. McDonald, chief executive of Procter & Gamble Co., predicted that if 70%...
(ECO:nomics) P&G: Throw Some Cold Water on Those Clothes

Digits Live: Consumer Reports Wireless Survey: Who Was First, Last?

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Consumer Reports released its annual survey of wireless consumer satisfaction. Where did your carrier rank? Consumer Reports senior electronics editor Michael Gikas joins digits to discuss....
Digits Live: Consumer Reports Wireless Survey: Who Was First, Last?
A fast NAS with class: 5 months with the Synology DS-412+

Home Security From the Cable Guy – Is it Worth it?

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Cable companies have branched out into security systems. Should you sign up? The services from companies such as Comcast and Time Warner Cable are cheaper than those from dedicated security firms — typical $10 to $40 per month, instead of $30 to $75, Kelli Grant writes in Smartmoney.com. But experts...
Home Security From the Cable Guy – Is it Worth it?

It's interesting that having my FriendFeed and Twitter set to public is completely unremarkable, but using the same setting on Facebook seems like a big deal, e.g. http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2010/05/04/facebook-exec-extols-the-virtues-of-setting-privacy-

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It's interesting that having my FriendFeed and Twitter set to public is completely unremarkable, but using the same setting on Facebook seems like a big deal, e.g. http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2010/05/04/facebook-exec-extols-the-virtues-of-setting-privacy-
Virgin Mobile fails web security 101, leaves six million subscriber accounts wide open

This 5-Year-Old Kid Just Spent Over $2,500 In 5-Minute iPad App Buying Spree

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Wherein tiny digits cost a U.K. family big, big bucks. A 5-year-old child in the U.K. astonished and dismayed his parents after running up a bill of £1,710.43 (over $2,500) in just five minutes by making a sequence of expensive in-app purchases in an otherwise free iPad game. He...
This 5-Year-Old Kid Just Spent Over $2,500 In 5-Minute iPad App Buying Spree

Report: iOS 5.1 Gold Master has passed QA, includes new features

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Chronicwire reports that the Gold Master build of iOS 5.1 has been in a “vigorous quality assurance phase” for the past three weeks with testing being done both internally by Apple as well as by various carriers/partners. As we first reported, it contains Japanese Siri as well as some features not previously...
Report: iOS 5.1 Gold Master has passed QA, includes new features

Students Build Award-Winning Robot Exoskeleton

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The Titan Arm is a robotic upper body exoskeleton that could be applied to rehabilitation and extra lifting power. Nick McGill, one of the four team members who won the Cornell Cup USA for the Titan Arm, joins digits. Photo: Titan Arm....
Students Build Award-Winning Robot Exoskeleton

This Week In AllThingsD Video: Google Now, Aereo and BYOD

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The staff of AllThingsD made a few appearances on video and radio this week: Arik Hesseldahl talked about the growing BYOD trend on Southern California Public Radio KPCC, Take Two. Peter Kafka joined Brian Leher on his popular CUNY TV show to talk about Aereo and cable TV (Peter’s segment...
This Week In AllThingsD Video: Google Now, Aereo and BYOD

Getting Canned Made Andrew Mason $34 Million Richer In A Matter Of Days

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Groupon stock is up 5 percent today, continuing a recover that's restored pretty much of the losses it incurred since it announced earnings and fired CEO Andrew Mason last week. It turns out that's pretty good for Mason, too. While Mason only got $378 in severance--six months of his token...
Getting Canned Made Andrew Mason $34 Million Richer In A Matter Of Days

Coders Gather for the Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend

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More than a hundred computer programmers gathered in New York Friday for the kickoff of The Wall Street Journal’s first-ever Data Transparency Weekend. Over the weekend, the coders will form teams to work on free tools that help people see and control their personal data online. At the end of...
Coders Gather for the Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend

Next Big Thing in Tech: 30-Second Pitches

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Elva Ramirez What's the hottest new thing? Digits traveled to the Start Series tech conference to get 30-second pitches from tech's most promising start ups such as Rebel Mouse, 3Doodler and Flayvr. Elva Ramirez reports....
Next Big Thing in Tech: 30-Second Pitches

Space Monkey Brings the Cloud Home

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A new data storage product, Space Monkey, aims to create a cloud server, accessible across all devices, for your home. Space Monkey founders Clint Gordon-Carroll and Alen Peacock join Digits....
Space Monkey Brings the Cloud Home

Digits Live: Apple iPhone 5 vs. iPhone 4S

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The new iPhone 5 was the star of Apple's announcement Wednesday, but the now-outdated 4S may still be the better deal, Kelli Grant reports. The 4S's price tag dropped to $99, while the iPhone 4 is now free with a two-year contract. The iPhone 5 will sell for $199 under...
Digits Live: Apple iPhone 5 vs. iPhone 4S
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