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Redbox Instant details leaked through beta support pages

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More details of Redbox Instant by Verizon's streaming service have surfaced, including the all-important subscription rates. The initial selection of devices the Netflix competitor will be available on has also leaked, as well as the existence of a combined streaming and DVD service that still uses the Redbox kiosks.......
Redbox Instant details leaked through beta support pages

Beloved Mac and iOS RSS reader NetNewsWire set to return after ditching intractable iCloud data syncing

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iCloud data syncing, especially with Core Data, has become the bane of many an iOS developer’s existence. I can’t tell you how many developers have run into major issues implementing sync with Apple’s iCloud, no, really, I can’t tell you as most of them won’t go on the record. But...
Beloved Mac and iOS RSS reader NetNewsWire set to return after ditching intractable iCloud data syncing
Google files a patent for backside controls on future Android devices
RIM CEO confirms there's no upgrade path from BlackBerry 7 to 10

LG explains existence of LTE chip in Nexus 4

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LG has officially come forward with an explanation on why it included a 4G LTE chip in the Nexus 4. The official statement, which was originally offered to TechRadar, explains that the LTE chip is included in Google's new stock Android handset because the "powerful chipset is only available with...
LG explains existence of LTE chip in Nexus 4

Betaworks launches Swirl: A group photo sharing app that wont make your eyes bleed

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With the rise of photo sharing services like Instagram, countless startups have tried to create the perfect “group photo sharing” app. And while I absolutely hate nearly every app that fits this category, idealistically speaking, there are plenty of reasons to keep an eye on this space. Allowing anyone to easily create...
Betaworks launches Swirl: A group photo sharing app that wont make your eyes bleed

Apple publishes anti-trust decision over AppleCare from Italian authorities, must alter warranties by March

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We told you in December that Apple was being fined $1.2 million by Italian anti-trust authorities for “misleading consumers” with AppleCare warranties. At the time, the Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato claimed Apple was failing to properly inform consumers of a two-year guarantee mandatory by Italian Consumer...
Apple publishes anti-trust decision over AppleCare from Italian authorities, must alter warranties by March

Twitter Appoints Adam Messinger As Chief Technology Office, A Role Left Vacant Since 2011

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Twitter is preparing itself to be a company taken seriously, more importantly, it wants to be one that is a darling in the public marketplace. Today, AllThingsD reports that the company has appointed Adam Messinger as CTO, a position that has been vacant since Greg Pass left the company. This...
Twitter Appoints Adam Messinger As Chief Technology Office, A Role Left Vacant Since 2011

Cards Against Humanity's 'Pay-What-You-Want' sale results in $70,000 donation to Wikipedia

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Today Cards Against Humanity announced that its ‘Pay-What-You-Want’ holiday promotion for its card game resulted in a profit of $70,066.27. The company donated that sum to Wikimedia, the parent corporation of Wikipedia. According to Cards, it sold around 85,000 sets of its game, with the average paid price averaging out...
Cards Against Humanity's 'Pay-What-You-Want' sale results in $70,000 donation to Wikipedia

Apple sues Motorola over Qualcomm license, makes us dream of a world without lawyers

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There are literally no words (at least no family-friendly ones) to describe the insanity that is the ongoing legal war between Apple and, well, just about everyone else. Not to lay blame entirely at Cupertino's stoop -- Motorola, HTC and Samsung all deserve plenty of our ire as well....
Apple sues Motorola over Qualcomm license, makes us dream of a world without lawyers
California launches online voter registration

Bohemian Rhapsody Video Taken Down Again, This Time By The Drunk Guy Himself

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Well, this is a fun twist. We just wrote about the story of now-world-famous drunk guy Robert Wilkinson, his poor Freddy Mercury impersonation, and the resulting takedown and reinstatement of the video by EMI. Now a commenter points us to the fact that the video has been taken down again,...
Bohemian Rhapsody Video Taken Down Again, This Time By The Drunk Guy Himself

Microsemi denies existence of backdoor in its chips, researchers disagree

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Semiconductor company Microsemi has issued a statement denying that one of its products, a popular silicon chip called ProASIC3, has a backdoor built into it....
Microsemi denies existence of backdoor in its chips, researchers disagree

Halo 4 trailer video shows Forerunners, new tech

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At the Microsoft press briefing this morning, the Halo 4 video showed the audience new and expected features of the highly anticipated upcoming game. In the video, strange new lifeforms creep out of the jungle. While we know that the covenant are returning for this installment, these are new...
Halo 4 trailer video shows Forerunners, new tech

Black Ops 2 confirmed for Wii U

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Activision will be bringing its popular Call of Duty franchise to the Wii U with a version of Black Ops 2 designed for the system. Joystiq snapped a picture of a demo kiosk showing the game at the Wii U announcement event this morning, confirming the existence of the best-selling...
Black Ops 2 confirmed for Wii U

Nokia Lumia 928 confirmed via Vanity Fair ad, Lumia 925 rumored

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Another confirmation for the existence of the Nokia Lumia 928 has surfaced, in the guise of a magazine advertisement. The promotion in Vanity Fair and accompanying product page arrives at the same time as rumors that the Lumia 928 will not be the only device launched at a Nokia media...
Nokia Lumia 928 confirmed via Vanity Fair ad, Lumia 925 rumored

toast brooches :P on Flickr - Here's where I first learned of the existence of spaghetti on toast. I figured that some of you who are into ultra-kawaii stuff might appreciate this.

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toast brooches :P on Flickr - Here's where I first learned of the existence of spaghetti on toast. I figured that some of you who are into ultra-kawaii stuff might appreciate this.
Apple "radio" service rumor gets boost from new hidden buttons in iOS

Law Professor: Facebook Hoards Deceased Users' Personal Data

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An expert in intellectual property law has written a paper arguing for a federal law that allows users to determine what happens to their "digital assets" after they die.  "Virtually no law regulates what happens to a person's online existence after his or her death," author Jason Mazzone, a law professor at...
Law Professor: Facebook Hoards Deceased Users' Personal Data

Legislators seek to ban wearing Google Glass while driving

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West Virginia lawmakers are already pouncing on the existence of Google Glass and introducing a bill that would ban drivers from making a spectacle of themselves. [Read more]...
Legislators seek to ban wearing Google Glass while driving
Wikipedia and the dead Russian film director who never lived at all
Google to boycott French media sites if country passes law requiring search engines to pay for news content
Certified 'Powered by Firefox OS' devices require Firefox Marketplace, minimum hardware specs

Wolfram Alpha Pro now available, $4.99 a month will let you throw almost anything at it for analysis

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Wolfram Alpha has made some fairly big strides in its few short years of existence, but the so-called computational knowledge engine has now rolled out what founder Stephen Wolfram says is the "the single most important development for Wolfram Alpha since the original website launched in 2009." That development...
Wolfram Alpha Pro now available, $4.99 a month will let you throw almost anything at it for analysis
Sony confirms Xperia SL, offering 1.7GHz dual-core CPU and Android 4.0

Instagram's Financial Report: No Revenues, $2.7 Million In Losses, $5 Million In The Bank (FB)

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At a hearing in San Francisco where California regulators were deciding on whether to allow Facebook's acquisition of Instagram to go ahead, Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom gave an overview of the company's finances. In its two years of existence, he said, Instagram had run up $2.7 million in losses. Before...
Instagram's Financial Report: No Revenues, $2.7 Million In Losses, $5 Million In The Bank (FB)

Oracle knew about zero-day Java vulnerabilities for months, researcher says

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Oracle knew since April about the existence of the two unpatched Java 7 vulnerabilities that are currently being exploited in malware attacks, according to Adam Gowdiak, the founder and CEO of Polish security firm Security Explorations....
Oracle knew about zero-day Java vulnerabilities for months, researcher says

Acer Iconia Tab A200 review

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It's a tired promise for too many gadgets: Ice Cream Sandwich, just like the Gingerbread man before it, is coming... soon. You have to hand it to Acer, then, for bypassing those vague release schedules and actually pushing out a software update to the A200 on schedule. And though...
Acer Iconia Tab A200 review

Sony Xperia Z spotted early on CES show floor

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The Sony Xperia Z has seen its fair share of pre-CES leaks, so it comes as no surprise to us that the 5-inch, 1080p smartphone is ready to take the show by storm at tomorrow's press conference. We've been waiting for some real-world evidence of the device's existence, however,...
Sony Xperia Z spotted early on CES show floor

[VIDEO] Watch this: Awesome animation shows games invading New York

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‘Pixels‘ is a super sweet animated short by director Patrick Jean featuring old videogames pixellating New York out of existence. Exterminated by retro games – I can’t think of a better way to go, frankly: [YouTube, via Geekologie]...
[VIDEO] Watch this: Awesome animation shows games invading New York
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