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Oracle's Itanium Document Drop Catches HP With Its Pants Down

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HP's Itanium debacle provides plenty of lessons for anyone who is willing to pay attention. For the past decade, HP has been making a valiant, if extremely misguided, attempt to support the high-end Itanium chip architecture and the HP-UX Unix implementation that runs on it. Oracle's open letter and drop...
Oracle's Itanium Document Drop Catches HP With Its Pants Down

WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum Hates Advertising and the Tech Rumor Mill (Full Dive Video)

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It’s safe to say WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum does not crave the spotlight. But he does have a lot to say. Koum’s mobile messaging app now has more than 200 million active monthly users around the world — a larger audience than Twitter’s last public number. But WhatsApp has largely...
WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum Hates Advertising and the Tech Rumor Mill (Full Dive Video)

Lucky numbers: Should you get a 7 or a 10 inch tablet?

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For as long as tablets have been a thing, the devices have ranged across a spectrum of sizes, from a too-massive 13 inches down to a dubious not-quite-sure-if-this-is-a-tablet 5 inches. Most manufacturers aren't even ashamed of the fractional inches attached to the screen size, to the point that such fractionals...
Lucky numbers: Should you get a 7 or a 10 inch tablet?

Boot up: Windows 8 up or down, Wii U launches, Samsung chases HTC/Apple and more

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Plus Yahoo's Mayer preps cuts, Romney's big mistakes, Avast survey picked apart, Google's patent chief goes to US PTO, and moreA quick burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamIs Microsoft making a dent in public perception? >> Hal's (Im)Perfect VisionHal Berenson: Yesterday...
Boot up: Windows 8 up or down, Wii U launches, Samsung chases HTC/Apple and more

A Glimpse Of How Cory Booker Wants To Fix The Federal Government

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  Newark’s social media-happy mayor, Cory Booker, regularly grabs headlines for his impressively innovative uses of social media. In response to critics’ tweets, he housed residents in his own home after Hurricane Sandy, brought national attention to food stamps, and taken suggestions on how to spend Mark Zuckerberg’s $100...
A Glimpse Of How Cory Booker Wants To Fix The Federal Government

Why women should be at the forefront of the technological revolution

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We need to encourage and support a new generation of women to learn to code in order to embrace the potential of technologyAs a female founder of a code education and digital enlightenment business, I'm using the eve of International Women's Day to ask myself how women are faring in...
Why women should be at the forefront of the technological revolution

IDC: iOS, Android surpassed BlackBerry in enterprise in 2012

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Everyone knows that Research in Motion (RIM), the makers of the BlackBerry, have had a rough year -- but the disinterest in the platform has spread to even its most core constituency, corporate and enterprise buyers, industry analyst IDC reports. A significant portion of that disenchantment may stem from the...
IDC: iOS, Android surpassed BlackBerry in enterprise in 2012

In Case You Missed It, Facebook Just Warned Investors AGAIN That It's Not Focused On The Short-Term (FB)

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Facebook has gone out of its way to remind investors in the bluntest terms possible that it thinks long-term, and will not manage the business to make quarterly earnings targets. Mark Zuckerberg hinted at it in his letter to investors in the company's initial IPO filing, and showed his disinterest...
In Case You Missed It, Facebook Just Warned Investors AGAIN That It's Not Focused On The Short-Term (FB)

Supreme Court Movie Piracy Case Could Reveal Wrong Person

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Max Manus, a World War II movie based on the real-life events of resistance fighter Max Manus was the most expensive Norwegian film production to date. Inevitably, a version of the movie that had been recorded in an empty theater leaked onto the Internet. Producer John M. Jacobsen was furious,...
Supreme Court Movie Piracy Case Could Reveal Wrong Person

The Inside Story On Why Kevin Rose Never Had A Big Hit (GOOG)

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Last week, Betaworks, a small, privately held company in New York bought a website called Digg for $500,000. This was shocking news to the Internet industry. Just six years ago, Digg was a hot startup fielding big buyout offers. News Corp. wanted to buy it for $60 million. Al Gore...
The Inside Story On Why Kevin Rose Never Had A Big Hit (GOOG)

How To Email Busy People

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I was just chatting with a friend that is a successful entrepreneur, advisor, and angel investor. He has 1700 unread emails in his inbox. 1700!   This happens to him every month or two. All it takes is a few days of vacation, a company emergency, a funding round, or...
How To Email Busy People

Yahoo Attempts to Poach AOL Ad Chief Brody to Lead U.S. Sales, Setting Up Possible Legal Battle

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In an unusual hiring for a top advertising role, Yahoo has made an offer to AOL’s top sales exec Ned Brody to take over as head of its North American sales, according to sources close to the situation. Brody has already resigned from AOL, said sources, where he headed...
Yahoo Attempts to Poach AOL Ad Chief Brody to Lead U.S. Sales, Setting Up Possible Legal Battle

Zuckerberg reportedly skips IPO pitch in Boston, Facebook scraps roadshow video

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According to Reuters, it sounds like Facebook is changing its IPO roadshow on the fly. During its latest stop in Boston, Mark Zuckerberg apparently skipped the IPO pitch, leaving the question and answer phase of the meeting to COO Sheryl Sandberg. Zuckerberg wasn’t the only thing missing from this leg...
Zuckerberg reportedly skips IPO pitch in Boston, Facebook scraps roadshow video

Mercury prize winners Alt-J would have done well anyway

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Indie band's album An Awesome Wave was worth rewarding but had already developed a momentum of its ownThere is a sense in which the winner of the Mercury prize was announced some time before the envelope was opened and Alt-J were awarded the gong.The Official Chart Company published the sales...
Mercury prize winners Alt-J would have done well anyway

The long-delayed TextMate 2 text editor has been open sourced

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The long-delayed TextMate 2 text editor has been open-sourced under the GPL 3 license, says its creator Allan Odgaard. The editor, after being announced years ago, was released as an alpha in December of last year. Now, the app has been open sourced, which has led a lot of folks...
The long-delayed TextMate 2 text editor has been open sourced

Why a Google tablet store could succeed where the Nexus One failed

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Google’s tablet strategy has, thus far, been the same as its phone strategy. Mountain View makes the software, then gets out of the way as OEMs build and market devices. This might have worked for phones, but it’s no secret that Android tablet sales have been less than thrilling. A...
Why a Google tablet store could succeed where the Nexus One failed
Twitter now allows advertisers to target specific words used in tweets

Teen world Habbo hit by child sex scandal

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Finnish virtual world Habbo is in hot water amid claims that it is not doing enough to protect its young users — accusations that have led one investor to pull its support for the company entirely. The veteran social network, which has more than 9 million users — many of...
Teen world Habbo hit by child sex scandal

LTE-Enabled PlayBook's Latest Launch Date: "Later This Year"

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First promised well over a year ago, the LTE version of Research In Motion’s PlayBook has, like so many of the company’s products, been delayed to the point of disinterest. But the device is still top of mind at RIM and is evidently headed down the company’s product pipeline. During...
LTE-Enabled PlayBook's Latest Launch Date: "Later This Year"

Why You Don’t Want an iPad

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Why You Don’t Want an iPad is a post from Chris PirilloThis blog post was written by guest blogger, B. Imei Hsu. You can find her on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and Her Blog.Just moments after Steve Jobs demonstrated the iPad to the world on January 27, 2010, people sent in...
Why You Don’t Want an iPad
Windows 8 is killing PCs. It's also one of the fastest-selling operating systems in history

No Good Can Come Of Any Cybersecurity Bill Without A Clear Definition Of The Problem

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With CISPA dead (mercifully) from a critical case of Senate disinterest, the conversation has inevitably turned to what the next cybersecurity bill should look like. Over at Wired, Julian Sanchez has laid out some guidelines for a cybersecurity bill that actually works, achieving the stated goals of CISPA without butchering...
No Good Can Come Of Any Cybersecurity Bill Without A Clear Definition Of The Problem

Why You Can't Pry IE6 Out of Their Cold, Dead Hands

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Esther Schindler writes "It's easy for techies to enumerate the reasons that Internet Explorer 6 should die. Although the percentage of users who use IE6 has dropped to about 12%, many web developers are forced to make sure their websites work with the ancient browser (which presents additional problems, such...
Why You Can't Pry IE6 Out of Their Cold, Dead Hands
Interplay's Brian Fargo finds fan funding for Wasteland sequel

RWW cmntrs say racial inequality in tech due to genetics, disinterest & isn't a problem b/c we have a black President http://bit.ly/buZYGN

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RWW cmntrs say racial inequality in tech due to genetics, disinterest & isn't a problem b/c we have a black President http://bit.ly/buZYGN

Director Alex Cox ('Repo Man') Says 'Pirate My Stuff'

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Although we are constantly reminded (or "educated" as they like to put it) that the major studios and labels are only looking out for the interests of the artists, we are equally constantly reminded (by these artists) that this just simply isn't the case. The latest artist to remind us...
Director Alex Cox ('Repo Man') Says 'Pirate My Stuff'
IDC: Developer Disinterest Could Kill RIM & Windows Phone
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