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Judge Calls Out Obama Admin For Overuse Of State Secrets Privilege In No-Fly Case

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President Barack Obama appears to look at the state secrets privilege in the United States the same way past Presidents have: it's a horrific injustice all the way up to the exact moment when it becomes available to them to use. For instance, after publicly campaigning against the Bush...
Judge Calls Out Obama Admin For Overuse Of State Secrets Privilege In No-Fly Case

Requiem For The PlayStation 2: What A Ride It Was

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After reports streamed in at the tail end of 2012 of the end to the PlayStation 2's nearly 13-year lifespan, the predictable response might be "so what?" After all, the end was inevitable - even the most popular game consoles don't last forever. Microsoft gave its first Xbox the axe...
Requiem For The PlayStation 2: What A Ride It Was

Alt-week 12.22.12: strange skulls, solar portraits and 17-minute code cracking

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Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days. Despite all the bad press, the 14th baktun is actually turning out pretty good so far. Okay, we're barely a day into it, but it's a promising start. To celebrate we've got...
Alt-week 12.22.12: strange skulls, solar portraits and 17-minute code cracking

New Coupon Startup 'Honey' Has Had 9 Successful Investor Meetings In A Row

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A coupon company for the web is not a new idea. But Ryan Hudson, who has spent over a decade building companies, has found a way to wow investors. In 2005, Hudson was featured in Businessweek's "Top Young Entrepreneurs Of Tech" alongside Mark Zuckerberg. He's been creating businesses for nearly...
New Coupon Startup 'Honey' Has Had 9 Successful Investor Meetings In A Row

Would you let China augment your reality?

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There are cheap, Chinese-manufactured knock-offs of just about everything these days -- so why not a knock-off of Google's new $1500 augmented reality glasses? At almost the exact moment that Google started to announce the winners of its Google Glass developer program, Chinese search giant Baidu (the "Google of...
Would you let China augment your reality?
Path adds search, creates nostalgic window to your past

Gifs, Memes, and Accidental Porn: A Visit to HackNY's Fall Hackathon

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Dom’s Demo This weekend, students from all over the east coast descended on NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences to participate in hackNY’s fall student hackathon.  HackNY is an intercollegiate organization designed to keep the tech talent off Wall Street and interested in startups. The students spent 24 coding in...
Gifs, Memes, and Accidental Porn: A Visit to HackNY's Fall Hackathon

Adobe Closes BrowserLab, Blames Mobile Platform Rise

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When future historians look back and try to determine the exact moment when the personal computer and desktop form factor started to decline, there will be a lot of pointing at Jan. 27, 2010 - the day Steve Jobs announced the iPad. In truth, the downward spiral isn't marked by...
Adobe Closes BrowserLab, Blames Mobile Platform Rise

Here's The Exact Moment (And Reason) Apple Investors Panicked (AAPL)

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Apple is down again today. Apple's been down a lot lately, as you may have heard. Since it closed above $700 in September, the stock has fallen and can't break out of the $520 range (give or take a few dollars). What changed at the end of September for...
Here's The Exact Moment (And Reason) Apple Investors Panicked (AAPL)
Dark Sky Proves That Even The Weather Report Is Being Disrupted By Mobile Tech

Literary Agent: Authors Don't Need Middlemen, They Need Partners

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One of the false impressions our frequent detractors seem to pick up from the stories covered here is that Techdirt hates middlemen. This couldn't be further from the truth. Mike Masnick has often stated that middlemen can be extremely useful. The problem is, most middlemen aren't. Most middlemen in disrupted...
Literary Agent: Authors Don't Need Middlemen, They Need Partners

RIM prepping Super Bowl ad to introduce BlackBerry 10 to the world

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Get yo' popcorn ready. When your company is announcing the latest and greatest mobile OS, why not seize the opportunity to scrape up a few million bucks to make sure the entire world gets a proper introduction? Research in Motion will be forking out for a Super Bowl spot...
RIM prepping Super Bowl ad to introduce BlackBerry 10 to the world

Facebook Poke and the Tedium of Success Theater

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Facebook Poke and the Tedium of Success Theater: Jenna Wortham on the rise of Snapchat-esque communication for The New York Times: These applications are the opposite of groomed; they practically require imperfection, a sloppiness and a grittiness that conveys a sense of realness, something I've been craving in my communication....
Facebook Poke and the Tedium of Success Theater
Sprout Social knows when you're sleeping, awake, and checking social media

Meet the 11 startup grads from the Portland Seed Fund

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Portland is certainly growing as a startup city, and now there’s a new batch of companies ready to make their mark in the Rose City. The two-year-old Portland Seed Fund just graduated its fourth class of early-stage companies. The incubator, a unique public-private partnership supported by various government agencies and organizations, gave the startups $25,000...
Meet the 11 startup grads from the Portland Seed Fund

Doing social good with the help of digital entrepreneurs | Martha Lane Fox and Jonathan Goodwin

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Our thriving technology sector should be tapped in the fight against inequality, so we're launching Founders Forum for GoodBoth here in the UK and internationally, governments and charities are facing increasing demand for their services at the exact moment austerity forces them to look for efficiencies. In Britain, public and...
Doing social good with the help of digital entrepreneurs | Martha Lane Fox and Jonathan Goodwin

Will Pitching Guest Posts Be The Death of Marketers?

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Nothing kills my link building buzz more than receiving this email after (what I consider) a top-notch pitch: I don’t know the exact moment when marketers started getting this bad reputation, but I’m seeing it a lot. Frankly, if you’re getting good content or getting more value... Please visit Search Engine...
Will Pitching Guest Posts Be The Death of Marketers?
San Francisco’s “bat computer” keeps police on the streets for longer
Chartbeat Reveals New Social Features, iOS app, Redesign, and $9.5 Million Series B Round

YouTube adds thumbnail previews to its player, lets you scan ahead

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YouTube isn’t just trying to emulate television on the computer, it just set a new standard for viewing video by blowing away the boring old TV with a series of features it announced today. As you’re watching a video on YouTube, you’ll be able to scan ahead and see thumbnails...
YouTube adds thumbnail previews to its player, lets you scan ahead

Editor's Letter: The new consoles are coming

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In each issue of Distro, editor-in-chief Tim Stevens publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. This week I'm writing from a special place: from the perspective of a Google Glass owner. Well, to be honest I'm not wearing them this exact moment -- I'm actually at 30,000 feet,...
Editor's Letter: The new consoles are coming

$1 billion, photo filters, and what the hell Facebook is doing

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Right, Facebook is buying Instagram. But let’s not get ourselves too twisted over the dollar tag. I suspect that there was a bidding war of a sort with Google over the app. The app itself, Instagram, isn’t too important. It’s a photo app. Facebook could build it in a week, without breaking...
$1 billion, photo filters, and what the hell Facebook is doing

All the Small Things: Facebook Demonstrates How to Get Big Results From Little Changes

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We've talked about design a lot recently, highlighting the nuances of thoughtful placement and treatment of various elements of a web page. Today I stumbled onto an interesting blog post by Ryan Spoon of Polaris Venture Partners about how small changes or additions, specifically in design, can at times make...
All the Small Things: Facebook Demonstrates How to Get Big Results From Little Changes

Songza adds updated features to its iOS music streaming app, as it passes 6 million downloads

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Songza, the New York-based music streaming service, has recently hit the 6 million download benchmark, and the startup is celebrating the occasion by launching enhanced UI and functionality updates to its iOS app. In case you’re unfamiliar with it, Songza distinguishes itself within the music streaming space with its eye...
Songza adds updated features to its iOS music streaming app, as it passes 6 million downloads

This Video Shows The Exact Moment Of The Explosion At The Boston Marathon

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Here's a video posted on Vine of TV footage showing the exact moment of the explosion in the Boston Marathon. Below this Vine, we have a YouTube video of the explosion. Our full, breaking coverage of what's happening is here. Please follow Business Insider on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation...
This Video Shows The Exact Moment Of The Explosion At The Boston Marathon

Here's Steve Jobs Describing The Exact Moment He Decided To Do The iPad To Destroy Microsoft (AAPL, MSFT)

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We just posted an old photo of Bill Gates with the first Microsoft tablet. It reminds us of one of the great quotes in Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography. One of the people that was building Microsoft's tablet was friendly with Jobs' wife, Laurene Powell. He asked Jobs and Powell...
Here's Steve Jobs Describing The Exact Moment He Decided To Do The iPad To Destroy Microsoft (AAPL, MSFT)

Gilt Groupe's New Live Stream Allows Shoppers to Spy on What Others are Buying

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Curious what other people are buying? A new feature called Gilt Live is launching today on Gilt.com, the New York-based women’s and men’s apparel flash sales site, that lets you spy in real-time at other people’s carts (anonymously, of course). The feature enables members of the site to see a live...
Gilt Groupe's New Live Stream Allows Shoppers to Spy on What Others are Buying

National Geographic is documenting one team’s ascent of Mount Everest using Instagram

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National Geographic was Instagram’s very first big brand partner and so it seems quite fitting that the media giant is using the photo sharing app for the very first time to let viewers in on an Everest expedition. With a National Geographic expedition team expected to reach the summit tomorrow...
National Geographic is documenting one team’s ascent of Mount Everest using Instagram

5 Things We Wish Siri Could Do (AAPL)

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You may have already heard that Apple has been hit with a lawsuit from a guy claiming that your digital personal assistant Siri doesn't do what Apple says it does. The service, which Apple says is still in beta, does help you to place phone calls, schedule meetings, and...
5 Things We Wish Siri Could Do (AAPL)

How To Get A Push Notification When Someone Unfollows You On Twitter

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Is your self-worth directly tied to the number of followers you have on Twitter? Do you want to be notified the moment someone unfollows you so you can be down on yourself? Sayonara ($1.99 in the App Store) is the app for you. It integrates with your Twitter account so...
How To Get A Push Notification When Someone Unfollows You On Twitter
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