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Sony 'Huashan' and 'Taoshan' smartphones hinted at by retailer listings

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The trouble with online retailers listing pages for rumored products is that you can never tell if it's a genuine leak or the work of hopeful database technicians. That's why we'll keep our emotions in check to tell you that references to a Sony C5303 Huashan and C2105 Taoshan...
Sony 'Huashan' and 'Taoshan' smartphones hinted at by retailer listings

Face.com kills developer APIs and Klik app three weeks after Facebook acquisition

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A ripple went through Face.com's developer community three weeks ago when the company was acquired by Facebook. After all, what earthly reason would the social network have for continuing third-party developer support of the product? None, as it turns out -- API support for the firm's mug recognition software...
Face.com kills developer APIs and Klik app three weeks after Facebook acquisition

Facebook Mobile Is Ditching 2-Click Like Button For A 1-Click Like Bar

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Facebook is slowly rolling out a mobile interface change that lets you Like or comment on posts with a single click, I discovered this week and the company has confirmed. By making it quicker to Like, Facebook will be able to gather more data to refine its feed sorting algorithm...
Facebook Mobile Is Ditching 2-Click Like Button For A 1-Click Like Bar

10 Tough Lessons I Learned About Becoming An Entrepreneur

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There are a lot of awesome things about going to work for yourself. You make your own schedule, you get to work from anywhere, you can decide who you work with and what projects you take on, you get to create a culture that is in line with your core...
10 Tough Lessons I Learned About Becoming An Entrepreneur
Google Is Working On A Search System That Can Understand Your Emotions (GOOG)

When do summer shoppers splurge online?

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Online retail sales may slump during the summer, but that doesn’t mean shoppers aren’t occasionally willing to drop the big bucks. It just might depend on the day of the week. According to New York-based data analytics startup SumAll, during the summer months, shoppers are the most likely to buy...
When do summer shoppers splurge online?
Google's "I'm Feeling Lucky" Button Becomes a Showcase for Google Properties

Ew. ☆"Men's emotions, judgments, disappointments, feelings of guilt, anger and stresses are all stored in the prostate"http://j.mp/bm2end

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Ew. ☆"Men's emotions, judgments, disappointments, feelings of guilt, anger and stresses are all stored in the prostate"http://j.mp/bm2end

Japanese researchers show off 'interactive' plants: real leaves, artificial emotions

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Looking for a little more companionship from your household plants? Then a team of researchers from Keio University in Japan may have just the thing for you. They've developed a rather elaborate system that promises to lets plants react to you and display a variety of different emotions (see...
Japanese researchers show off 'interactive' plants: real leaves, artificial emotions
The makers of Heavy Rain show off their stunning new technology
Microsoft could use Kinect to deliver emotion-based advertising

Researchers create video game that monitors heart rate to keep children's anger in check

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Nintendo may have left its Vitality Sensor by the wayside, but researchers at Boston Children's Hospital are using heart rate monitoring in a video game to teach children with anger issues how to temper their emotions. Dubbed RAGE (Regulate and Gain Emotional) Control, the game tasks players with blasting...
Researchers create video game that monitors heart rate to keep children's anger in check

Emotion Measurement Platform Affectiva Wins $500K NSF Grant

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Affectiva, a startup that tries to measure the emotional response people have to ads and brands, just announced that it has a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The company spun out of MIT’s Media Lab. This is its second NSF grant — in January 2011, it won another...
Emotion Measurement Platform Affectiva Wins $500K NSF Grant

Facebook Likes Just Got Cray Cray

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In light of its impending multi-billion-dollar IPO, its user base of 900 million and its increasingly sprawling design and user experience, some people have come to believe that Facebook has gone crazy. Excuse me, “cray cray.” What’s more, even though it’s only two-odd years old, Facebook’s “Like” button is now...
Facebook Likes Just Got Cray Cray

Dear Mariella: My nephew has been writing on Facebook about his dad having terminal cancer, and the family feels it's an invasion of privacy

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A woman whose nephew writes about his father's cancer on Facebook wants him to stop. Mariella Frostrup says seeking support is normal – and cyberspace is the modern mediumThe dilemma My brother has terminal cancer. His son, who is 41, continuously writes about his father's condition on Facebook. It's led...
Dear Mariella: My nephew has been writing on Facebook about his dad having terminal cancer, and the family feels it's an invasion of privacy

Facebook Posts Are More Memorable Than Faces and Books

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 We may pine for the days when reading a long article transported us to a new world or gave insight into something we've never thought about, but apparently our brains aren't wired for that kind of communication. The most accurate peek into the chatter of our inner minds, in fact,...
Facebook Posts Are More Memorable Than Faces and Books

Plants Display Emotion, Will Get Mad If You Forget To Water Them

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Plants can now display emotions and communicate with you, thanks to plant pot filled with motors--and string....
Plants Display Emotion, Will Get Mad If You Forget To Water Them

Ew. ☆"Men's emotions, judgments, disappointments, feelings of guilt, anger and stresses are all stored in the prostate"http://j.mp/bm2end

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Ew. ☆"Men's emotions, judgments, disappointments, feelings of guilt, anger and stresses are all stored in the prostate"http://j.mp/bm2end

Check Out Everyday.me, A Diary App That Launched At Y-Combinator

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Y Combinator Demo Day was yesterday. A lot of consumer apps launched including the smallest, most personal social network yet. Path is for 150 people and Pair is for two people, but Everyday.me is just for you. It's a dairy app that lets you keep private pictures and notes about...
Check Out Everyday.me, A Diary App That Launched At Y-Combinator

Author Explains The Joy Of Helping Russian 'Pirate' Translate His Book

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It was about five years ago that we first wrote about best selling author Paulo Coelho revealing that he was eagerly helping create pirate foreign translations of his books, and noting that sales of legitimate copies always seemed to increase whenever he did this -- initially pretending to be someone...
Author Explains The Joy Of Helping Russian 'Pirate' Translate His Book

Ex-Facebook Employee With Stock Options: Here's What It Feels Like Watching The Stock Tank (FB)

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Facebook's stock sank to a new low today, and is now trading at around $22. This has to be painful to watch for current Facebook employees, who have a lot of wealth tied to the company, but most of them aren't talking about it. Luckily, a former Facebook employee who...
Ex-Facebook Employee With Stock Options: Here's What It Feels Like Watching The Stock Tank (FB)
Emoticon creator says emoji are 'ugly'
Entrepreneurs: Stop participating in hackathons just to win them

Facebook invokes Clint Eastwood emotions in new ad

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In a new 90-second spot, created by the people behind the Nike ads, Facebook tries to get some of those gooey, Apple-like emotions for its brand. With a chair. [Read more]...
Facebook invokes Clint Eastwood emotions in new ad
Office gossips, be warned. Yammer now tracks office-wide emotions

Son's Suicide Attempt Not Enough To Stop On 'Intervention'

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Teenage son Bradley watched his mother Suzon go from a classic modern-day soccer mom to a crack addict selling prescription drugs to afford her next score. She became addicted to crack cocaine only two years prior, and in that time any normalcy in her life has been completely lost. On...
Son's Suicide Attempt Not Enough To Stop On 'Intervention'
This Chart Should Scare The Bejeezus Out Of Stock Investors
Path 3: The leading private social network gets more personal, more human, and more money

This feedback tool lets you optimize your site by user happiness

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Usabilla, a usability startup that helps companies refine their user experience (UX) design, has just launched a new product, Usabilla Live, that collects real-time feedback from users right on your site based on how happy they are with specific aspects of any given page. The tool revolves around a feedback button...
This feedback tool lets you optimize your site by user happiness

Lady Gaga and Beyonce’s “Telephone” Gets Indie Pop Cover [VIDEO]

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Lady Gaga and Beyonce’s “Telephone” video went ultra viral after it premiered on Vevo last week, and now a new cover of the jam has blown up (albeit on a smaller scale): Enter “Telephone” (the super twee, adorable version), by Pomplamoose. You might remember Pomplamoose (a.k.a. musicians Jack Conte...
Lady Gaga and Beyonce’s “Telephone” Gets Indie Pop Cover [VIDEO]
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