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Obsessed With Google, Copyright Holders Ignore The Actual Pirated Content

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Entertainment industry groups, such as the RIAA, BPI, IFPI and MPAA, view BitTorrent sites as a major threat. Owners of BitTorrent sites, on the other hand, believe they do nothing wrong. All of the major torrent sites, The Pirate Bay excluded, have a takedown policy and remove links to infringing...
Obsessed With Google, Copyright Holders Ignore The Actual Pirated Content

Finding the Universe's cosmological constant using something we can create in the lab

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Those of you who know my writing will know that I don't use many analogies.Analogies have a very useful place in helping people understand difficult concepts, but they also have a tendency to be a end up strained beyond their limits. Now, imagine how I would react to a...
Finding the Universe's cosmological constant using something we can create in the lab

The Account Filings Must Flow: Twitter, TweetDeck Fined For Overdue U.K. Accounts

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Maybe Twitter has just had too many other things on its mind lately — like building its own Instagram-busting photo filters perhaps? Whatever the reason, it’s got into a spot of hot water in the U.K. after failing to file its business accounts on time with local Registrar of Companies, Companies House....
The Account Filings Must Flow: Twitter, TweetDeck Fined For Overdue U.K. Accounts
Has Apple caught up to Windows in the 'post-PC' era?
Children of US immigrants are dying younger than their parents, studies show

Yahoo's Board Will "Review" Resume Discrepancy of CEO

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Yahoo just released a statement that its board will “review” today’s disclosure that the bio of its CEO Scott Thompson contained an error related to his educational achievements and make “appropriate disclosure” about what happened. On both the Web site and in the regulatory filings of the Silicon Valley Internet...
Yahoo's Board Will "Review" Resume Discrepancy of CEO

The iPhone 5 Is Destroying Samsung's Galaxy S III Where It Matters--In Web Traffic (AAPL)

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In just three short weeks, Apple's iPhone 5 has surpassed Samsung's three-month-old Galaxy S III in Web traffic volume, according to data-analytics firm Chitika. The surprising result suggests that Apple smartphone users spend far more time surfing the Web than do users of Samsung's smartphone, which runs on Google's Android software....
The iPhone 5 Is Destroying Samsung's Galaxy S III Where It Matters--In Web Traffic (AAPL)

iFixit Tears Down Apple's Fifth-Generation iPod Touch

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The teardown experts at iFixit have turned their attention to Apple's fifth-generation iPod touch, moving quickly to examine the internals of the company's redesigned device. The teardown reveals few surprises, but offers a good look at how Apple has been able to pack all of the components into a body...
iFixit Tears Down Apple's Fifth-Generation iPod Touch

Tim O'Shaughnessy Explains Why LivingSocial Lost $558 Million Last Year

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LivingSocial lost $558 million last year and its revenue came up to just $245 million, an Amazon filing with SEC revealed earlier this month. We asked the daily deals site's CEO and co-founder Tim O'Shaughnessy to explain this seemingly alarming discrepancy at our Social Commerce Summit. "The reason that...
Tim O'Shaughnessy Explains Why LivingSocial Lost $558 Million Last Year

More secrets revealed: Galaxy Tab's uninspiring U.S. sales numbers

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Apple isn’t the only one that’s had to reveal secrets in the course of its patent infringement trial with Samsung. A report submitted as evidence shows Samsung’s actual U.S. sales of the Galaxy Tab — and they’re really low compared to the worldwide sales the company has been reporting. For...
More secrets revealed: Galaxy Tab's uninspiring U.S. sales numbers

Former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson Joins ShopRunner

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Online-shopping service ShopRunner tapped former Yahoo chief executive Scott Thompson as its CEO, two months after he resigned from the Internet company over a resume discrepancy....
Former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson Joins ShopRunner

Yahoo major shareholder accuses CEO of lying about degree

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Daniel Loeb, a major Yahooshareholder, is accusing CEO Scott Thompson of lying about his credentials. Loeb claims that Thompson does not have a bachelor's degree in computer science from Boston's Stonehill College. Yahoo's board was angrily informed of the discrepancy by Loeb on Thursday after they informed shareholders that Loeb...
Yahoo major shareholder accuses CEO of lying about degree

Newspapers: It's Not A Revenue Problem, It's A Culture Problem

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The Project for Excellence in Journalism at the Pew Research Center has come out with a substantial new report on the efforts of newspapers both large and small to grow their digital businesses, and — not surprisingly, perhaps — the results are all over the map. Although on average...
Newspapers: It's Not A Revenue Problem, It's A Culture Problem
DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg predicts a "pay by the square inch" pricing model

MIT robot arm corrects colorful block-related mishaps (video)

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We've been traveling around the country the past week, checking out some of the latest goings-on in the wide world of robotics. Amongst the most prevalent themes we've seen across the projects is a sense of real-world uncertainty -- which is to say that any number of things can...
MIT robot arm corrects colorful block-related mishaps (video)

Chili's, Scoops, Texas Roadhouse and more among this week's Most Talked About restaurant and cafe pages

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Chili’s Grill & Bar is one of this week’s top gaining pages in the People Talking About This metric. The top 10 pages gaining People Talking About This saw increases between about 7,910 and 176,855 engagements. We compile this list with our PageData tool, which tracks page growth across Facebook. # Name People...
Chili's, Scoops, Texas Roadhouse and more among this week's Most Talked About restaurant and cafe pages

Samsung Mobile, BuzzFeed and others among this week's top PTAT gainers for product and service pages

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Samsung Mobile is this week’s top gaining product and service page in the People Talking About This metric. No other product and service page came close to matching this page’s level engagement, earning almost 1.4 million more engagements over the week likely due to an ad campaign. This list of...
Samsung Mobile, BuzzFeed and others among this week's top PTAT gainers for product and service pages

Why the iPhone does well in the US - and who's buying smartphones there

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Benedict Evans of Enders Analysis explains the market distortions that make smartphones so expensive in the US - and other data explains whether they go to new or existing buyersHere's a statistic: in the first quarter of 2012, of the 18m smartphones sold in the US through carriers, the majority...
Why the iPhone does well in the US - and who's buying smartphones there

Nokia's Lumia 920 still photos were faked as well

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Shortly after it was revealed that Nokia had misrepresented video shot with a different camera as having come from the Lumia 920, the Finnish phone manufacturer has expanded its original apology, revealing that other parts of its marketing materials, including still photography, did not come from the Lumia's camera. The...
Nokia's Lumia 920 still photos were faked as well

Messaging flaw found in Apple's iOS may encourage iPhone phishing

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According to prominent Jailbreak hacker Pod2g (via iDownloadblog), a discrepancy in the way Apple’s iOS messaging platform interprets key SMS data may allow scammers and malicious third parties to gain sensitive information from iPhone users, affecting all versions of Apple’s mobile OS. Inside the numerous protocols associated with translating and sending text message...
Messaging flaw found in Apple's iOS may encourage iPhone phishing

The Truth About Why Yahoo's CEO Got Fired

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What's the takeaway from Yahoo's recent CEO fiasco? Don't lie on your corporate bio, for one, and make sure no one else has lied on your behalf. But the real lesson has nothing to do with falsified credentials. Sure, the world will remember Scott Thompson as the Yahoo CEO who...
The Truth About Why Yahoo's CEO Got Fired
Facebook payments to challenge PayPal, Google, Apple, and more

Sega forced to admit wrongdoing in Alien: Colonial Marines advertising

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When Aliens: Colonial Marines came out earlier this year, we weren't alone in wondering how a game that showed such promise in early previews could turn out to be such a badly designed, buggy piece of trash upon its final release. After fielding a number of similar complaints about...
Sega forced to admit wrongdoing in Alien: Colonial Marines advertising

Hacking Happiness: How Big Data Can Make The World More Joyful

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Sure, big data technology can read every tweet ever tweeted. It can search and organize boundless volumes of books. It can even help keep track of sports statistics that were previously unrecordable. But now it can make the world a happier place. John C. Havens, founder of the H(app)athon Project,...
Hacking Happiness: How Big Data Can Make The World More Joyful

Welcome to Wikidata! Now what?

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How is Wikidata different to other tools claiming to be a "free knowledge base"? That may well remain to be seenWikidata, the latest initiative of Wikimedia, operator of Wikipedia, Wiktionary and the Wikiversity, (not to be confused with Wikileaks or WikiMapia which are not affiliated) was officially launched this week....
Welcome to Wikidata! Now what?

The race is over: China to pass U.S. in iOS, Android devices for good

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In February 2012, China became the source of the most new activations of iOS and Android devices. Now, just a year later, the country is set to become the world’s largest market for devices running Apple’s and Google’s operating systems, period. As of the end of January, China and the...
The race is over: China to pass U.S. in iOS, Android devices for good

This much I know: Guy Pearce

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The actor, 44, on empathy, bad films and why he prefers to be child freeSuccess comes in waves. The movie industry is very competitive, and if you're like me and you suffer from your own insecurities about whether or not you're any good, that can be troubling. I became very...
This much I know: Guy Pearce

iPhone 5 Will Benefit Business... Eventually

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The arrival of Apple's iPhone 5 is a source of much joy for many consumers who long to get their hands on the latest gadget from Cupertino. But right now it might be causing some some headaches for businesses dealing with some half-baked software and potential jumps in their data...
iPhone 5 Will Benefit Business... Eventually
The Chromebook Pixel shows that Chrome OS is for more than Google-branded netbooks

4 keys for IP protection

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Do you think data breaches are up or down in 2011 compared to 2007 or 2008? The official answer may surprise you. According to DatalossDB and the 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report [PDF link] by Verizon, the number of records compromised per year has been decreasing since its 2008 peak....
4 keys for IP protection
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