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London 2012: how the Olympic Games have changed Britain

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I don't know if you've noticed, but in the last week we've somehow learned how to win. Feels kind of nice, doesn't it?Something went a little weird last weekend. Certainly off piste, anyway, to use a sporting term (albeit a not very appropriate one for this particular topic). The London...
London 2012: how the Olympic Games have changed Britain

Pogue Laughs At Amazon's iPad Wannabe (AMZN, AAPL)

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New York Times gadget reviewer David Pogue says the Amazon Kindle Fire HD is "not a disappointment." But he thinks Amazon execs are on something if they actually think the Kindle Fire HD is "the best tablet at any price." The Pogue slam: The Fire HD has no camera on the back,...
Pogue Laughs At Amazon's iPad Wannabe (AMZN, AAPL)

iPhone 5: the rumor roundup

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We're on the cusp of Apple's sixth iPhone launch, and there's very different expectations than there were last year. The 2011 rumor cycle left more than a few people burned: the later-than-usual October launch and repeated claims of a heavily-remade design led some to a disappointment when the iPhone...
iPhone 5: the rumor roundup

Jeremy Lin will miss rest of regular season for New York Knicks with knee surgery

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Linsanity is on hold as New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin is sidelined for six weeks with knee surgery, missing rest of regular season and probably playoffs tooJeremy Lin will miss the rest of the regular season because he needs knee surgery that will sideline him six weeks and could leave...
Jeremy Lin will miss rest of regular season for New York Knicks with knee surgery
The best smartphones of 2012: AT&T

Despite Weak Sales, Dell Won't Kill Its Windows RT Tablet (MSFT)

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By nearly every account, Microsoft's Windows RT operating system is, so far, somewhere between a disappointment and a bomb. Now Dell execs have publicly said that sales of the Dell RT tablet, the XPS 10, have been weak. "Demand is not where I would like it to be at this...
Despite Weak Sales, Dell Won't Kill Its Windows RT Tablet (MSFT)
A 3D-printed punch card reader: the first step to a working printed computer
Dell mistakenly sees hope in Windows RT where others don't

Windows 8 sales are 'slow going,' says Newegg

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Further confirming our suspicions that Windows 8 is off to a slow start, a Newegg senior vice president has said that sales of Windows 8 have been “slow going.” Likewise, sales of hardware with Windows 8 pre-installed has been “slow and steady.”These quotes come from Merle McIntosh, Newegg’s senior vice...
Windows 8 sales are 'slow going,' says Newegg

Search Underway at HP for Autonomy's Next Chief

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The search is on at Hewlett-Packard for an executive to run Autonomy, the former British software firm for which HP paid $12 billion in combined cash and debt last year. While there’s no word on who’s on the short list — I’m told the process is just getting underway —...
Search Underway at HP for Autonomy's Next Chief

The Instagram-Facebook backlash?

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As you all know, I am just massive Instagram junkie. I spend an inordinate amount of time on the service. And so do a lot of other people. Many of them are very passionate people who signed up for the service because it was anti-Facebook. It seems like these passionate...
The Instagram-Facebook backlash?

Acer President Wong: Consumers Are Still Confused by Windows 8

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Earlier today, Acer announced its not-so-surprising plans for a low-priced Android tablet, which AllThingsD’s Bonnie Cha covered in full here. But while sitting down with Acer President Jim Wong yesterday at CES, we discussed that other tablet maker. No, not Apple — Microsoft. Acer, in case you haven’t been following...
Acer President Wong: Consumers Are Still Confused by Windows 8

Apple value falls below $400bn, as Warren Buffett says 'ignore critics'

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Tech company's stock price hit all-time high in September with $705.07 per share, but stocks now at 52-week lowApple's value fell below $400bn for the first time in a year on Monday, as the prominent investor Warren Buffett said the company should ignore its critics and stick to running its...
Apple value falls below $400bn, as Warren Buffett says 'ignore critics'

Facebook Home opens to poor reviews

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale User reviews of Facebook Home, the social network’s new home screen feature for Android phones, are coming in pretty weak. A day after Facebook released the software on Google Play, the app has garnered 2,219 reviews, with an...
Facebook Home opens to poor reviews
Canon's fix for the 5D Mark III light leak issue is black tape

NAND flash sales indicate Ultrabook disappointment

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According to new data from iSuppli, flash memory market revenue was down 7 percent in 2012. [Read more]...
NAND flash sales indicate Ultrabook disappointment

Review: Sony's Sound Forge Audio Station 10 is powerful and versatile

www.pcworld.com
Sony's Sound Forge Audio Studio 10 ($70, currently on promotion for $49, free feature-limited demo) may not be the most modern-looking of applications, but it's an audio editor with impeccable 2-channel chops. There's no support for 2.1, 5.1 or 7.1 multi-channel audio, nor piping to the Celemony Melodyne editor....
Review: Sony's Sound Forge Audio Station 10 is powerful and versatile

Microsoft, Windows 8, and the Innovator’s Dilemma (or, why you hate Windows 8)

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One thing is obvious from the immediate reaction to Windows 8 Release Preview. Most of those who try it do not like it. It is a contrast to the pre-release days of Windows 7, when there was near-consensus that, whatever you think of Windows overall, the new edition was better...
Microsoft, Windows 8, and the Innovator’s Dilemma (or, why you hate Windows 8)

Recurly Recurls Pricing – New Entrepreneurs Not Happy

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Up until now I’ve been preparing a raving review about how much I love the recurring payment service, Recurly.  Previously, at simply a fraction of the price of each payment on the service, it was very simple for any entrepreneur to get set up with the service and have an...
Recurly Recurls Pricing – New Entrepreneurs Not Happy

Where Are They Now? Google I/O 2012 Edition.

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This year’s Google I/O developer conference is shaping up to be a very different show from last year’s spectacle. The company has downplayed expectations ahead of the event, saying that it will shift the focus back on developers and services rather than new hardware products and a new operating system....
Where Are They Now? Google I/O 2012 Edition.

CFO Defends Amazon From Analyst Skepticism

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Investors seem pretty disappointed with Amazon’s fourth quarter results (as of 3pm Pacific, the company’s stock is down 8.6 percent in after-hours training), yet for most of this afternoon’s analyst conference call, that disappointment was largely hidden in the normal stream of numbers and financial terminology. Finally, a few minutes before the...
CFO Defends Amazon From Analyst Skepticism

Amazon disappoints with dramatically lower profits for Q4

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is probably not a happy man today, with the company reporting disappointing fourth quarter 2011 earnings, including a dramatic 58 percent decline in net income. Many analysts were unsure where Amazon would stand this past quarter with the launch of the much-hyped $199 Kindle Fire tablet....
Amazon disappoints with dramatically lower profits for Q4

The next Apple TV is still a box, just smaller

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Apple is getting ready to launch the next generation Apple TV — and it’s still just a box. An FCC filing first spotted by Engadget reveals that Apple has been working on an updated Apple TV device with a slightly smaller casing. 5 millimeters smaller (0.2”) on each side, to...
The next Apple TV is still a box, just smaller

Isis' NFC mobile payments delayed past September target

www.engadget.com
Isis must have spoken too soon. Just days after the alliance committed to launching its mobile payment system in September, its marketing lead Jaymee Johnson has warned FierceMobileContent that the rollout won't make the promised summer target. The delay is portrayed as a collection of minor hiccups, although we're...
Isis' NFC mobile payments delayed past September target

Dalglish fires warning to Carroll as Liverpool's misery deepens

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Liverpool's manager said the £35m striker needs to deal better with frustration after an unhappy return to his former clubKenny Dalglish has ordered Andy Carroll to deal better with his frustration after the £35m centre-forward reacted to his second-half substitution by ignoring Liverpool's manager and storming down the tunnel swearing...
Dalglish fires warning to Carroll as Liverpool's misery deepens

EA isn’t closing Rock Band for iOS, claims shut down message was “sent in error”

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Earlier today the Guardian reported that EA announced plans to close down its Rock Band iOS app after informing games via a message, however the company has now confirmed that this is not the case and the game will not be closed. A statement from EA – reported by CNET, via...
EA isn’t closing Rock Band for iOS, claims shut down message was “sent in error”

All The Ridiculous Things People Are Saying About The New iPad (AAPL)

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Here we go again! Apple announces a new gadget. Most people love it. A few decide to jump the gun and rip into it. This is happening right now, just 48 hours after Apple announced the new iPad. But there's a new trend with some gadget reviewers and tech...
All The Ridiculous Things People Are Saying About The New iPad (AAPL)

IK Multimedia's iRig HD adapter for iOS, Mac lets guitars ride the Lightning port

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IK Multimedia spent a lot of time at CES 2013 courting Android musicians, but we neglected to mention equal attention spent on iOS at the show through the iRig HD. The company's new adapter pipes audio from a guitar or other instrument with a quarter-inch plug into Lightning-equipped Apple...
IK Multimedia's iRig HD adapter for iOS, Mac lets guitars ride the Lightning port

UK's internet video regulator is here to stay

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The UK’s controversial new VOD regulator has been re-appointed to the task, after a review backed every aspect of its work. The Authority for Television On-Demand (ATVOD) has ruffled online publisher and broadcaster feathers since its introduction in 2010. Complaints included: the fees ATVOD charges operators to be regulated by...
UK's internet video regulator is here to stay

Anti-Piracy Group Shuts Down Pirated Pirate Bay

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Last month, Finnish anti-piracy group CIAPC, known internationally for tracking down a 9 year-old girl and having her Winnie The Pooh laptop confiscated, launched a new publicity campaign. Their efforts caused immediate controversy when it was discovered that the campaign site, which depicted a Pirate Bay-style ship sinking into the...
Anti-Piracy Group Shuts Down Pirated Pirate Bay
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