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Czech, Slovak governments backing away from ACTA, too

arstechnica.com
My wife, who is professionally interested in the politics of the Czech Republic, doesn't usually find ways to connect her work and mine. So she was surprised to see this week that the European protests against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) have now reached the highest levels of the...
Czech, Slovak governments backing away from ACTA, too
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Leaked! Here’s The iPad 3′s Bulky Back Casing

techcrunch.com
The iPad 3 is still weeks away from being announced, but Chinese tech blog M.I.C.gadget managed to snag a back shell for the iPad 3 from “one of our most reliable sources.” As you can see from the pics after the jump the case is slightly thicker than the svelte...
Leaked! Here’s The iPad 3′s Bulky Back Casing

New iPad spotted in the wild, unboxing photos and video in tow

www.engadget.com
Did Apple actually release a new iPad with LTE and a Retina Display last week? Or did it waft hallucinogens at us while we liveblogged, making us see only what we wanted to see? These doubts should be quashed when the third-gen tablet starts reaching consumers who are too...
New iPad spotted in the wild, unboxing photos and video in tow

Doubts cast on likelihood of quad-core A6 CPU in third-gen iPad

www.appleinsider.com
A new report has countered rumors that the processor expected to power Apple's third-generation iPad will be a quad-core model, noting instead that the chip will still be dual-core, though with a "significantly more powerful" graphics processor....
Doubts cast on likelihood of quad-core A6 CPU in third-gen iPad

Winning streak ends: Motorola Mobility fails to win 3G/UMTS-based injunction against Apple in Germany

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Apple's Mannheim jinx has been broken: this morning, Judge Andreas Voss of the Mannheim Regional Court announced that a Motorola Mobility lawsuit over a patent declared essential to the 3G/UMTS wireless telecommunications stsndard has been dismissed.The judge explained that the court does not hold Apple to infringe claim 9 of...
Winning streak ends: Motorola Mobility fails to win 3G/UMTS-based injunction against Apple in Germany

Tim Cook On Apple TV: “We’re Going To Keep Pulling The String”

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Apple CEO Tim Cook talked about the company’s TV plans tonight at the D10 conference. His comments were all pretty vague, but if nothing else, he hinted strongly that Apple does in fact have plans for future TV products. When interviewers Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher pressed Cook on whether...
Tim Cook On Apple TV: “We’re Going To Keep Pulling The String”

Samsung Galaxy Note with T-Mobile-ready 3G swings by the FCC

www.engadget.com
A T-Mobile-capable version of the Samsung Galaxy Note has been floating around in pictures, but official evidence has been hard to come by. Imagine our surprise when it saunters by the FCC with few disguises: going under a hinted-at SGH-T879 codename, the giant smartphone has passed through the agency...
Samsung Galaxy Note with T-Mobile-ready 3G swings by the FCC

The how and why of a 4-inch iPhone

thenextweb.com
It seems increasingly likely that the next iPhone will have a larger screen that is the same width as the current device, but taller, reaching 4″ diagonally. There are still some interesting things to consider about the why. Specifically, I’m interested in why exactly Apple feels that this move is...
The how and why of a 4-inch iPhone

AT&T to join Verizon in launching family data plans soon

thenextweb.com
In an attempt to boost smartphone and tablet sales, AT&T is to follow its rival Verizon in offering family data plans to its customers later this year, having already decided on its tariffs, company CEO Ralph de la Vega told Cnet at CTIA 2012. The AT&T executive had previously revealed his...
AT&T to join Verizon in launching family data plans soon

HUGE FACEBOOK ADVERTISER: The Skeptics Are Dopes -- It Will Be Worth More Than Google

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The head of the vast global marketing firm Havas thinks that investors just don't get it with respect to Facebook. Specifically, he thinks Facebook will be worth more than Google. Why? Because Facebook's revenue opportunity is much bigger than "advertising." Here he is, Havas CEO David Jones, quoted in...
HUGE FACEBOOK ADVERTISER: The Skeptics Are Dopes -- It Will Be Worth More Than Google

Geotargeting And The Slippery Slope To Fragmenting The Internet With Localized Censorship

www.techdirt.com
For years we've talked about the challenges a global internet creates for legal questions that are based on more limited jurisdictions. As different countries start to deal with this, there has been some fragmenting of a global internet in the form of country-wide censorship, such as those seen in the...
Geotargeting And The Slippery Slope To Fragmenting The Internet With Localized Censorship

Coke, Ford See Pluses in Facebook Campaigns

online.wsj.com
Coca-Cola's and Ford's marketing chiefs offered support for Facebook marketing campaigns amid lingering doubts over the value and ability to measure results using ads on the social network....
Coke, Ford See Pluses in Facebook Campaigns

U.S. Govt. Equates Megaupload to Bank Robbers

torrentfreak.com
Two weeks ago Megaupload’s lawyers filed a motion to dismiss the criminal case on the basis that the company was never properly served. This issue was previously acknowledged by Judge O’Grady, who had doubts that the case would ever go to trial due to this procedural matter. However, the Government...
U.S. Govt. Equates Megaupload to Bank Robbers

Trouble on day one: The New York Times China’s Sina Weibo account gets deleted

thenextweb.com
Yesterday the New York Times announced a significant move when it announced plans to introduce a fully Chinese version of the prestigious newspaper’s website, with an accompanying account on Sina Weibo, a microblogging platform popularly heralded as ‘China’s Twitter’. The site went live just two hours or so ago, but...
Trouble on day one: The New York Times China’s Sina Weibo account gets deleted

Car Battery Start-Ups Fizzle

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A $1 billion Department of Energy effort to bootstrap advanced battery production for electric cars has led to idle factories and a budding shake out amid doubts the surplus capacity soon will be absorbed....
Car Battery Start-Ups Fizzle

Now It's Switzerland's Turn To Call ACTA Into Question

www.techdirt.com
When discussing ACTA, there's a natural tendency to concentrate on the bigger players -- the US or the EU -- but it's important to remember that there are many other countries involved. One of those is Switzerland, which has just joined the doubters' club by holding off from signing ACTA....
Now It's Switzerland's Turn To Call ACTA Into Question

Wozniak, Circa 2004: Google's Value Is "Not Likely to Appreciate"

www.readwriteweb.com
Steve Wozniak, two years later It’s been fun to watch the normally exuberant tech press go through the rationalization process of what went wrong with Facebook’s IPO, starting with claims that Friday’s flat opening meant the IPO was perfectly priced to outright ignoring the story. It’s been almost as much fun as watching the business press...
Wozniak, Circa 2004: Google's Value Is "Not Likely to Appreciate"

StockTwits founder "disappointed" that Twitter is hijacking his idea with Cashtags

thenextweb.com
Twitter just lanched a ‘Cashtags’ feature that makes ticker symbols clickable and searchable on the service and the new addition hasn’t gone down well with Howard Lindzon, founder of Stocktwits, who accuses the microblogging giant of hijacking his company’s key feature. Lindzon expresses doubts about whether Cashtags will fit with Twitter’s...
StockTwits founder "disappointed" that Twitter is hijacking his idea with Cashtags

Facebook Execs Feel Betrayed By Nasdaq, But They Won't Switch Exchanges (FB)

www.businessinsider.com
It looks like Facebook is choosing to be frenemies with Nasdaq. Facebook's executives have decided to keep the company's stock listed on the Nasdaq rather than switching to the New York Stock Exchange, the Wall Street Journal reports. The reason, according to the Journal, is that Facebook's executives are concerned...
Facebook Execs Feel Betrayed By Nasdaq, But They Won't Switch Exchanges (FB)
Another take on the cloud-jobs debate

Dear Lamar Smith & House Judiciary: Have You Learned Nothing From SOPA?

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I've been hearing for a few months now that the staffers on the House Judiciary Committee, who were the main supporters of SOPA, haven't been able to let go of what happened (or even understand it). That's been pretty obvious from the few public statements they've made since SOPA failed....
Dear Lamar Smith & House Judiciary: Have You Learned Nothing From SOPA?

New Avengers trailer proves Joss Whedon can bring the boom and sizzle with the best

thenextweb.com
If you had any doubts about the the ability of Firefly, Serenity and Buffy creator Joss Whedon to bring it hard on a huge tentpole action flick, the latest Avengers trailer should allay your fears. In a booming 2 minutes 29 seconds, it made me believe in the payoff that...
New Avengers trailer proves Joss Whedon can bring the boom and sizzle with the best

If you’re experiencing iMessage delays, try uninstalling Messages Beta

thenextweb.com
Every once in a while I’ll see a delay in the delivery of iMessages to my iPhone or iPad. I’ll know that I’m having a conversation with someone, but won’t get their replies until much later. Now, Brian X. Chen at The New York Times’ Gadgetwise blog, has a potential...
If you’re experiencing iMessage delays, try uninstalling Messages Beta

I Quit Path

www.readwriteweb.com
There are too many apps. "There's an app for that" has passed the point of cliché and become some strange kind of axiom. Path is the perfect example. We had an app for staying in touch with friends: Facebook. We had an app for sharing pretty photos: Instagram. We had...
I Quit Path

First Day Of Apple-Samsung Trial Yields Troves Of New iPhone, iPad Prototypes

techcrunch.com
Yesterday, in one of the biggest tech trials to hit U.S. soil, Apple called longtime Apple employee and designer Christopher Stringer to the stand as its first witness. Testifying that Samsung “ripped them off,” Stringer showed off dozens of images depicting various iPhone and iPad prototypes that were developed by...
First Day Of Apple-Samsung Trial Yields Troves Of New iPhone, iPad Prototypes

Samsung Galaxy S III up for pre-order in the UK from Vodafone, O2 and Three

www.engadget.com
We knew it was coming, but in case you had any doubts, you'll be glad to know Vodafone, Three and O2 have opened up the pre-order doors to those looking to grab the newest Galaxy on the block. As we're accustomed to seeing from carriers across the pond, the...
Samsung Galaxy S III up for pre-order in the UK from Vodafone, O2 and Three

ACTA 'highly intrusive' to individuals, says European Data Protection Supervisor

www.theverge.com
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has given an opinion in his official capacity on ACTA, an anti-counterfeiting trade agreement which has been criticized for its potential to invade an individual's privacy. ACTA is an international treaty that has been signed by, among others, the US, Canada, Australia, Japan,...
ACTA 'highly intrusive' to individuals, says European Data Protection Supervisor

The new iPad is here and it’s got a Retina Display!

9to5mac.com
In case you had any doubts, Apple just unveiled at a media event in San Francisco a third-generation iPad and boy does it have an ultra-high resolution display you’ve been clamoring for. Apple’s marketing honcho said “Until you see it, you can’t understand how amazing it is”. The screen itself...
The new iPad is here and it’s got a Retina Display!

Boot up: Douglas Adams on dongly things, Twitter's growth plan, improve your Nexus 7 and more

www.guardian.co.uk
Plus the 4G PlayBook is imminent, the world food crisis, malware posing as scans and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamTwitter pushes to boost site's utility >> WSJ.comThe efforts are part of Twitter's continuing mission to increase its service's...
Boot up: Douglas Adams on dongly things, Twitter's growth plan, improve your Nexus 7 and more
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