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The Daily Roundup for 05.06.2013

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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the...
The Daily Roundup for 05.06.2013
Fast Company Is Hiring A Senior Video Producer

Vine warns app users of adult content

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Vine, the six-second video app owned by Twitter, has updated its rating in Apple's App Store to warn users that it's user-generate content may not be suitable for children. The video-sharing service allots users six seconds to craft a creative video; some users have a more adult interpretation of that...
Vine warns app users of adult content

LG tells the story behind QSlide multitasking, won't be mad if you tweet at the same time (video)

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LG's been stepping up its mobile game recently, with the Optimus G being the firm's clearest display of podium-position ambitions yet. And just like its regional neighbors, it's getting in on the "explaining-ideas-behind-concepts" video action. In this clip we see senior research engineer, Sebastian Hochan Song, explain the inspiration...
LG tells the story behind QSlide multitasking, won't be mad if you tweet at the same time (video)

The Weekly Roundup for 12.17.2012

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You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Weekly Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 7 days -- all handpicked by the...
The Weekly Roundup for 12.17.2012

Those Yammer / Microsoft Acquisition Rumors: A Former MS Spokesperson Weighs In

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Editors’ note: Clippy was spokesperson at Microsoft between 1997-2003. He is now a General Partner at ClippyFund....
Those Yammer / Microsoft Acquisition Rumors: A Former MS Spokesperson Weighs In

Today's Scuttlebot: The Next Big Thing, and the Apple-Samsung Partnership

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Monday, selections include a program from Raytheon that tracks people by mining data from social media, the entrepreneur behind Google Docs working on business collaboration tools for mobile devices and a...
Today's Scuttlebot: The Next Big Thing, and the Apple-Samsung Partnership

Engadget gets animated in 'An Engadget Christmas'

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We understand that the holidays can be a tough time of year. And certainly gadget editors aren't immune from the sort of soul-searching melancholia that can come with season's greetings. But as we do with all of life's most difficult questions, we've opted to work things out in the...
Engadget gets animated in 'An Engadget Christmas'

Today's Scuttlebot: Battle Tweeting and Facebook's Job Board

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Wednesday's selection includes a vote of confidence for identifying and shaming people who post deeply offensive or stupid Twitter messages, a study that says Facebook encourages behaviors like overspending and overeating and...
Today's Scuttlebot: Battle Tweeting and Facebook's Job Board

Today's Scuttlebot: Protecting Dissidents on YouTube, and Running Late

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Wednesday's selection includes a face-blurring tool on YouTube and one of the first photos of what became the iPad....
Today's Scuttlebot: Protecting Dissidents on YouTube, and Running Late

The Weekly Roundup for 06.17.2013

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You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Weekly Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past seven days -- all handpicked by the editors...
The Weekly Roundup for 06.17.2013

9 Things Betabeat Wishes Startups Would Disrupt

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Get it? Disruptive? (Photo: flickr.com/californiawatch) We receive a lot of pitches touting “disruptive” technologies. Healthcare, education, banking–name an old-line industry and someone is attempting to yank the rug out from underneath it. Well, we’ve got a few pressing requests we’d like addressed. Namely: 1. Dry cleaning: It’s expensive, toxic, inconvenient,...
9 Things Betabeat Wishes Startups Would Disrupt

The Daily Roundup for 02.22.2013

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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the...
The Daily Roundup for 02.22.2013

The Daily Roundup for 12.14.2012

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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the...
The Daily Roundup for 12.14.2012

Today's Scuttlebot: Super Bowl Tech, and Listening With Google Glass

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Monday, selections include our fascination with apps and other things based on the phenomenon of the loop, a collection of looks at social media, the Internet and the Super Bowl and...
Today's Scuttlebot: Super Bowl Tech, and Listening With Google Glass

Today's Scuttlebot: MySpace Reinvented Again, and Nothing Major

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Thursday, selections include the new MySpace, an online destination on visual culture and the perfect classical music app....
Today's Scuttlebot: MySpace Reinvented Again, and Nothing Major

The Daily Roundup for 06.28.2013

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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors...
The Daily Roundup for 06.28.2013

The Daily Roundup for 03.14.2013

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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the...
The Daily Roundup for 03.14.2013

Today's Scuttlebot: Anonymous on Swartz, and Precious Obscurity

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Monday, selections include Eric Schmidt's daughter reporting on North Korea, strange book recommendations from an app that uses Facebook data and the European Union's $1.3 billion contest for financing science projects....
Today's Scuttlebot: Anonymous on Swartz, and Precious Obscurity

Facebook's Editor Decides It Doesn't Need Editors

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Facebook's managing editor is leaving, but where does that leave its "news" feeds? Dan Fletcher, Facebook's managing editor, has said he's leaving the company in April to develop his own startup. Speaking at an event in Washington State University, Fletcher went as far as saying he thought the "biggest...
Facebook's Editor Decides It Doesn't Need Editors

Today's Scuttlebot: Talent Agency for Coders, and Sewer Bots

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Thursday, selections include Foursquare's plans to expand its ad sales and search, robots that live in the sewers and one of the first agents for software developers....
Today's Scuttlebot: Talent Agency for Coders, and Sewer Bots

Hang with the Ars Editors for a Friday Fireside Chat!

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The tablet scene has changed wildly in the past two weeks. Microsoft and Google have each announced their own "in house" designs (Microsoft Surface and Nexus 7, respectively), taking the reins from OEMs (to varying degrees) in order to combat the dominance of the iPad. And to make matters even crazier, the...
Hang with the Ars Editors for a Friday Fireside Chat!

A Zynga Board Member BOUGHT $560,000 Worth Of Zynga Stock Last Week (ZNGA)

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Ellen Siminoff, a longtime Internet executive who joined the board of Zynga this summer, bought 250,000 shares at $2.22 a share last week. The stock is now trading around $2.14, so Siminoff is already out money, as the stock continues to decline. But as DividendChannel.com's editors put it, "There's an old...
A Zynga Board Member BOUGHT $560,000 Worth Of Zynga Stock Last Week (ZNGA)

Today's Scuttlebot: Steve Ballmer's N.B.A. Plans and Why the C.E.S. Matters

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Wednesday, selections include an item on a plan to rejuvenate the Seattle Sonics, a joke invoving the driverless car, a North Korean student computer lab and why the Consumer Electronics Show...
Today's Scuttlebot: Steve Ballmer's N.B.A. Plans and Why the C.E.S. Matters
iOS default despair: Where Ars staff turns for better app experiences
Google Drive for Android updated with card-style grid view, quick preview, OCR document scanning, and more

Another Failed Paywall Bites The Dust; Daily Variety Goes Free

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Two and a half years ago, Daily Variety, the big Hollywood trade magazine, basically ceded the entire online world to its main competitor, The Hollywood Reporter, by putting up a paywall. At the time, it bizarrely claimed that doing so would mean it wouldn't have to cover "gossip, half-truths and...
Another Failed Paywall Bites The Dust; Daily Variety Goes Free

Today's Scuttlebot: Jet Lag From Mars, and Windows 8 Ads

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Friday's selection includes Korea's plan for exporting its music, why the Mars rover team's schedules have been moving 39 minutes later every day and a hackathon response to Hurricane Sandy....
Today's Scuttlebot: Jet Lag From Mars, and Windows 8 Ads

The Daily Roundup for 12.28.2012

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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the...
The Daily Roundup for 12.28.2012

Today's Scuttlebot: Cell Towers vs. Police, and the History of @

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Tuesday's selection includes finger-pointing over police radio disruptions, how an ancient symbol became a crucial building block of modern technology, and a way to let Mom know you arrived safely....
Today's Scuttlebot: Cell Towers vs. Police, and the History of @
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