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Runscope raises $1.1m to help developers that rely on 3rd-party APIs

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Runscope, a startup founded by former IFTTT and Twilio engineer John Sheehan, has raised $1.1M and is launching a suite of tools that help developers who rely on third-party APIs. For app developers, third-party APIs can make process of building a service significantly easier, because they let you build atop foundations created...
Runscope raises $1.1m to help developers that rely on 3rd-party APIs

How "Project Marklar" (AKA The Move To Port OS X To Intel) Was Kept Secret

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How "Project Marklar" (AKA The Move To Port OS X To Intel) Was Kept Secret: Amazing Quora response the question: “How does Apple keep secrets so well?“  Kim Scheinberg (the wife of long-time Apple engineer John Kullmann): No one has ever reported that, for 18 months, Project Marklar existed only...
How "Project Marklar" (AKA The Move To Port OS X To Intel) Was Kept Secret

I want to do donuts in this DeLorean hovercraft

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The DeLorean has held a special place in the lexicon of pop culture since its appearance in the Back To The Future series, but its real history is even more nuts. Engineer John DeLorean, who produced lovely and iconic designs outside of cars, also tried to save his motor company...
I want to do donuts in this DeLorean hovercraft

YouTube now auto-fixes shaky and dark videos with new editing tool

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Editing videos with YouTube just got much easier. The video-sharing website launched YouTube Video Editor last year, but now its latest editing tool allows YouTube to fix videos for users by automatically correcting stabilization and lighting issues… “Sometimes videos suffer from symptoms like “shaky-camera-itis” or “augmented-darkness-levels” that keep viewers...
YouTube now auto-fixes shaky and dark videos with new editing tool

Unauthorized Remix Improves On Landmark Unauthorized Mashup, The Grey Album

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This is a story of massive infringement upon infringement. Or it's a story about culture and building awesome things from the building blocks others helped put together. Or both -- which really should say something about copyright laws today. It was nearly nine years ago that EMI went completely off...
Unauthorized Remix Improves On Landmark Unauthorized Mashup, The Grey Album

Oracle / Google Verdict Suggests Open-ness Must Be Licensed

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The central issue in Oracle's Java copyright/patent case against Google, which has been lost after a million-and-one interpretations of the case over the last two years, remains this:  If Company #1 implicitly grants Company #2 the right to use technology that #1 created and owns, to the extent that...
Oracle / Google Verdict Suggests Open-ness Must Be Licensed

Best high-tech holiday light shows of 2012

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For most of us, the holidays are a time to relax with family. For the more awesome among us, however, the holidays are a time to break out miles of electrical wiring, string up tens of thousands of lights, jump on one's PC, and spend weeks programming a light...
Best high-tech holiday light shows of 2012

Apple has reportedly considered moving away from Intel for the Mac, perhaps to custom built processors?

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Apple has been designing its own CPUs for its iPhone and iPad for several generations now. The latest generation, the A6 found in the iPhone 5, not only had its package designed by Apple, the core of the processor was laid out by hand. This shows Apple’s dedication to balancing...
Apple has reportedly considered moving away from Intel for the Mac, perhaps to custom built processors?
YouTube corrects video issues with one-click editing tool
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