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Path’s mistake shows a problem with Apple, Facebook…and us

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There’s a lot of press attention being paid today (by TNW as well) to Path. The life-journaling app has found itself in a tough position after it was found that it is accessing Address Book data and uploading it to its own servers without gaining express permission from users to...
Path’s mistake shows a problem with Apple, Facebook…and us

Because dating sites suck, this startup finds you love like in that movie Hitch

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I kind of have it out for dating sites. I absolutely love the idea of different people connecting from across the globe for friendship and even relationships, but in actuality, the typical online dating experience has yet to become as elegant and immersive as it could be. Of course there...
Because dating sites suck, this startup finds you love like in that movie Hitch
Toshiba’s New 21:9 Widescreen Ultrabook Is All About Entertainment

One Way Apple Makes Sure It Gets Favorable Reviews From David Pogue (AAPL)

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For the most part, Apple has an adversarial relationship with the press. It doesn't answer to inquiries, and it doesn't make its executives available for interviews or comments unless it's a major issue. However, there are exceptions to Apple's treatment of the press. Namely, Walt Mossberg and David Pogue...
One Way Apple Makes Sure It Gets Favorable Reviews From David Pogue (AAPL)

TPP Text On Fair Use Leaks; US Proposals Are Really About Limiting Fair Use, Not Expanding It

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About a month ago, we were slightly encouraged by the public statement from the USTR that it was adding language to the TPP agreement that embraced "limitations and exceptions" to copyright law -- even as we believe that it's wrong to call fair use rights "limitations and exceptions" when they're...
TPP Text On Fair Use Leaks; US Proposals Are Really About Limiting Fair Use, Not Expanding It

Owning Your Content In Search: Google Now Makes It Easier To Link Your Website To G+

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Last year, Google announced an initiative to give authors on the Web greater ownership over their content and more visibility in search. Google Authorship, as its known, has changed consistently since launch, as the company experiments with the best ways to authenticate authors and give them proper attribution. Unfortunately, up...
Owning Your Content In Search: Google Now Makes It Easier To Link Your Website To G+

3rd Generation iPad Reviews: Retina Display Looks Great and LTE Speeds Impressive

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The embargo has lifted on the reviews for the 3rd Generation iPad, and they are starting to trickle out. Here is a summary of some of the prominent reviews: Macworld Video Review - Text in most apps will automatically take advantage of Retina display, though with some exceptions (Kindle App)...
3rd Generation iPad Reviews: Retina Display Looks Great and LTE Speeds Impressive

Facebook Rolls Out File-Sharing for All Groups [EXCLUSIVE]

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Could Facebook become the next Dropbox — or a haven for sharing files without regard to copyright? The social network has revealed to Mashable that all Groups will now offer the ability to send files. This update rolls out to a small percentage of groups Thursday, and will become...
Facebook Rolls Out File-Sharing for All Groups [EXCLUSIVE]

Buyers of Latest iPad More Likely to Use It for Business

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Whether it’s due to increasing adoption of Bring Your Own Device policies or the rising adoption by business of the device itself, Apple’s iPad continues to make inroads into enterprise. New research from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) suggests that following the release of the third-generation iPad in March 2012,...
Buyers of Latest iPad More Likely to Use It for Business

9 Ways to Convince Your Parents to Support Your Startup - Not Just Financially

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For many young entrepreneurs, getting their parents’ support for a new venture can make a huge difference - emotionally, practically and even financially. But it’s not always easy to explain to Mom and Dad why, instead of getting a “real job,” you’re putting everything on the line to create...
9 Ways to Convince Your Parents to Support Your Startup - Not Just Financially

5 Ways to Keep Your Google Browsing Private

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Google's one unified privacy policy went into effect on March 1. The new privacy policy makes it easier for Google to bring user data across its services, but the actual privacy preferences remained unchanged. Google has integrated search, email, YouTube, social and work. The few exceptions to the unified privacy...
5 Ways to Keep Your Google Browsing Private

Path is growing faster in Asia than the West, says founder Dave Morin

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Path founder Dave Morin has shed light on its growing international appeal after revealing that the service’s userbase is increasing at a more rapid rate in Asia than in Western markets. Morin spoke about Path, its growth and the social networking space in general at the February PandoMonthly event in San...
Path is growing faster in Asia than the West, says founder Dave Morin
North Carolina town bans all cell use while driving — except when calling family members

Please Steal These webOS Features

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When Apple introduced the first iPad in 2010, I bought one immediately. I didn’t know what I’d use it for, but I was sure that I would find some use for it. I never did. I played around with it, wrote some code for it, but eventually stopped using it....
Please Steal These webOS Features
Do real programmers ‘like’ Facebook?

T-Mobile HTC One S hands-on at MWC 2012

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You know that One phone announced by HTC on Sunday? Well, it's actually a series of three phones, and we already know that a couple of them (at least) are going to be landing on the shelves of your friendly American corner retail store. We got a look at...
T-Mobile HTC One S hands-on at MWC 2012
Tablets as Computers, Tablets as Cable Boxes: Why the iPad Is Different
Three UK launches unlimited roaming data in Europe for £5 per day

UK Entertainment Industry: Fair Use Hurts Economic Growth

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Just as we're seeing increased recognition about the importance of exceptions to copyright law in making sure that creativity can thrive, you have a bunch of the biggest copyright trade organizations in the UK putting out a document that completely trashes the notion of copyright exceptions. In a list of...
UK Entertainment Industry: Fair Use Hurts Economic Growth

Rental History: Netflix Settlement Leads To Changes In Privacy Policy, But Who Benefits?

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For some of you this will be news, for some, a reminder. But the long and short of it is that Netflix has been forced to change its approach to user privacy, specifically in regard to how long it stores rental history for those who have unsubscribed. Netflix was forced...
Rental History: Netflix Settlement Leads To Changes In Privacy Policy, But Who Benefits?

Google launches version 1.0 of its “Go” programming language with new App Engine SDK

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Born out of frustration with existing languages and environments for systems programming, Go has been in development since 2007 and was officially announced in late 2009. We’ve known that the language has been in use internally by Google, and now with version 1.0 and the release of a new app engine...
Google launches version 1.0 of its “Go” programming language with new App Engine SDK

ResumUP: Turn your Facebook profile into a beautiful visual resume

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The time of infographic supremacy has perhaps fallen, as everyone and their mother seems to have taken to them like a fad.  Because of this, TNW has all but banned infographics from our blog, since most of the time they end up being too heavily branded, self-promotional and poorly designed. Still,...
ResumUP: Turn your Facebook profile into a beautiful visual resume

Facebook made $205M on $1.06B in revenue in Q1

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Social networking powerhouse Facebook has updated its prospectus to include financial information from the first quarter of 2012, revealing to investors and the world that it made $205 million in net income on $1.06 billion in revenue during the first three months of the year. The $1.06 billion revenue...
Facebook made $205M on $1.06B in revenue in Q1
HTC One X will be available at AT&T on May 6th for $199.99, pre-orders being April 22nd

Startups, failure is no excuse for failing to communicate.

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It may sound like a pretty obvious thing to say but the single most important people for a startup is its users. While it is true to say that investment can criticial, and staff help drive a business, a service or product has to have users in order to attract...
Startups, failure is no excuse for failing to communicate.

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?

Foursquare announces new $10 verificaction fee for businesses to claim their venue

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If you’re a restaurant or bar that is on foursquare, you know how popular your venue can get thanks to people jockeying to become the mayor or to add and read tips about what you have to offer. Until now, claiming your venue was pretty easy, but required you to...
Foursquare announces new $10 verificaction fee for businesses to claim their venue

Apple Wins 23 Patents While New Hand Gesturing Peripheral is revealed for Macs within the Year

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The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 23 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today that mainly covered utility patents. The exceptions were granted patents for GarageBand and Aperture. What steals the limelight today is a new hand gesturing system peripheral set to attack the Mac...
Apple Wins 23 Patents While New Hand Gesturing Peripheral is revealed for Macs within the Year

The best way to unlock your AT&T iPhone may be through Tim Cook’s office

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When we brought you the story of Tim Cook convincing AT&T to unlock an iPhone on a customer’s behalf, we knew it would cause a bit of controversy because of AT&T’s questionable unlocking policies. Confusion among consumers regarding inconsistent policies for unlocking iPhones that have finished contractual obligations is nothing...
The best way to unlock your AT&T iPhone may be through Tim Cook’s office

Hauppauge Broadway review

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New ways to watch TV, we're always looking for 'em. New products for you to buy, companies are always trying to make 'em. The two aspirations converge with Hauppauge's latest product, Broadway. The idea here isn't exactly novel, but with few exceptions Sling Media has been left to dominate...
Hauppauge Broadway review
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