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Apple, Intel skating to mobile face-off in 2013

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Apple is not just an Intel customer anymore -- it's a chip rival with some of the most advanced smartphone silicon on the planet. [Read more]...
Apple, Intel skating to mobile face-off in 2013

Global manhunt will leverage social media to find 'suspects'

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The TAG Challenge is a one-day competition based in part on 2009's DARPA Red Balloon challenge. Teams will face off to see if anyone can track five "thieves" in cities around the world. [Read more]...
Global manhunt will leverage social media to find 'suspects'

Meeteor Will Help You Network Your Face Off at SXSW

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If you believe the hype, “people discovery” services are set to dominate SXSW this year. It makes sense if you look at years past, when the buzz has always been about services that connect people, including Twitter, Foursquare and Group.me. Networking apps like Highlight and Glancee promise to deliver elements...
Meeteor Will Help You Network Your Face Off at SXSW

Mobile Search Face-Off: Bing vs. Google vs. Yahoo

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Desktop search? That's so last decade. Today, we've gone mobile--and so have search leaders Bing, Google, and Yahoo. In this active age, we're just as likely to turn to our smartphone to find what we want as we are to boot up our PC. And though many people consider Google...
Mobile Search Face-Off: Bing vs. Google vs. Yahoo

I favorited a YouTube video -- The Nightline Face-Off: Does God Have a Future? (1 of 12) http://youtu.be/6-8-Yxdphsg?a

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I favorited a YouTube video -- The Nightline Face-Off: Does God Have a Future? (1 of 12) http://youtu.be/6-8-Yxdphsg?a
Unreal Tournament bots appear more human than humans

Bomberman gets unofficial web-based version, crams in up to 1,000 online players

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This is about to ruin any hopes you had of a productive day. Bombermine, an unofficial version of SNES throwback, Super Bomberman, is a web-based gift that lets you face-off against up to 1,000 players in a single game. Borrowing the same scoresheet setup of a first-person shooter, you'll...
Bomberman gets unofficial web-based version, crams in up to 1,000 online players

Apple wins European ban on Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, loses 10.1N appeal

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Apple won a split-decision in a German court against Samsung’s Galaxy tablets. The Dusseldorf Higher Regional Court banned Samsung’s smaller Galaxy Tab 7.7 in all EU countries, but the iPad maker lost an appeal to block sales of the Korean company’s larger Galaxy Tab 10.1N. The ruling in favor of...
Apple wins European ban on Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7, loses 10.1N appeal

Our future cyberdefenders set to face off

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The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) later this month will host the three-day National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition for the seventh consecutive year....
Our future cyberdefenders set to face off

Microsoft Badly Wants to Rock Your Face off With its New Times Square Store

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The store in all her glory. (Photo: Joe Zaga on Instagram) Does employee training at Microsoft now just consist of watching CEO Steve Ballmer flipping his shit on loop? After attending the opening of the company’s new store in Times Square, we can’t help but wonder. The store itself–the first...
Microsoft Badly Wants to Rock Your Face off With its New Times Square Store

Twitter Aims to Release Photo Filters in Time for the Holidays

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Forget Lo-Fi and Toaster. There may be a sepia-toned little bird under the tree this Christmas. Twitter is making a big push to release a series of photo filters to be used inside the official Twitter app before the end of the year, according to sources familiar with the matter....
Twitter Aims to Release Photo Filters in Time for the Holidays

Smartphone Leaders Face Off in Court

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As Samsung Electronics goes to court this week with Apple over product-copying allegations in the biggest market, the U.S., both companies' latest quarterly results make clear what's financially at stake....
Smartphone Leaders Face Off in Court

Seattle outranks San Francisco for title of geekiest (and smartest) people

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A Seattle rainbow San Francisco may have better restaurants, weather, shopping and cocktails. But here’s one area where Seattle outshines the city by the bay. According to a survey by Travel + Leisure magazine, Seattle has the most tech-savvy people in the country. Yep, we’re geekier in Seattle than our...
Seattle outranks San Francisco for title of geekiest (and smartest) people

Surface argument is more of the same from Google's Motorola on patent royalties

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Yesterday was the first day of the Microsoft v. Motorola Mobility FRAND rate-setting trial in the Western District of Washington. I did a post on the relevance of the underlying issue to startups.While I can't attend this one physically, I have been following this case closely ever since it started...
Surface argument is more of the same from Google's Motorola on patent royalties

Huawei, ZTE face off with EU over telecom subsidies

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Chinese telecom equipment manufacturers Huawei and ZTE are under investigation by European Union regulators, who have been building a case that the two companies have benefited from illegal government subsidies. Sources familiar with the investigation have told The Financial Times that the accusations against the two telecom companies make up...
Huawei, ZTE face off with EU over telecom subsidies

Apple's Siri trounces Samsung's S Voice (hands-on)

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Samsung's answer to Siri means well, but doesn't have the power, as both companies' voice assistants face off. [Read more]...
Apple's Siri trounces Samsung's S Voice (hands-on)
RED challenges the world: bring your best cinema camera to our June 4th face-off

Surprise: Two Of Hollywood's Favorite Representatives, Howard Berman & Mary Bono Mack, Defeated

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While people who just got into Congressional issues during the SOPA fight may have thought that Rep. Lamar Smith was Hollywood's favorite representative, that honor much more likely fell on Rep. Howard Berman -- who, for many years was Hollywood's guy in Congress (somewhat literally, as parts of Hollywood were...
Surprise: Two Of Hollywood's Favorite Representatives, Howard Berman & Mary Bono Mack, Defeated

Samsung to Cease Providing LCD Panels to Apple in 2013

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The Korea Times reports that the deteriorating relationship between Apple and Samsung that has seen the two comapnies reducing their component supply deals is now extending to LCD panels, with Samsung reportedly ending supplies of the panels to Apple next year.The Cupertino, California-based firm has been lowering its reliance on...
Samsung to Cease Providing LCD Panels to Apple in 2013

LEAKED: Microsoft's Master Plan To Take Over The Living Room With A New Xbox (MSFT)

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Microsoft wants to rule the living room. To do that, it's going to have to face off against Apple, which is rumored to be working on a television that will serve as a hub for entertainment in the living room. It already has a big head start, thanks to Kinect,...
LEAKED: Microsoft's Master Plan To Take Over The Living Room With A New Xbox (MSFT)

Emmy Rossum On The 'Shameless' Shocker

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Sunday night's "Shameless" shocker -- Karen's (Laura Wiggins) pregnancy -- may have serious consequences for the Gallagher family, especially for older siblings Fiona (Emmy Rossum) and Lip (Jeremy Allen White), who will face off in an explosive argument before the season's end. "It's incredibly frustrating for Lip because he's done...
Emmy Rossum On The 'Shameless' Shocker

Hurricane Sandy Ruined Every New York Tech Party

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Cheryl Mills (Photo: Wikipedia.org) A lot of startups are letting their employees work from home this week because of hurricane Sandy. That’s all swell news, but those members of New York’s tech scene who were supposed to go out to party and sit through conferences are screwed. Lots of tech...
Hurricane Sandy Ruined Every New York Tech Party

Distro Issue 26: Smartwatch face-off, Ryan Block and more

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Are you ready for a showdown? You're in luck! In the latest edition of our fine weekly, Myriam Joire tackles wrist-top computing, comparing the inPulse and WIMM One smartwatches. Also in this issue, Zachary Lutz takes the BlackBerry Curve 9360 for a spin; Dana Wollman puts HP's latest Envy...
Distro Issue 26: Smartwatch face-off, Ryan Block and more

North and South Korea: Face-off | The Economist

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North and South Korea: Face-off | The Economist

Windows 8, OS X Upgrades by the Numbers

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Like 2009, this year is one of dueling operating system upgrades, when the two biggest OS rivals face off with new editions....
Windows 8, OS X Upgrades by the Numbers

Twitter launches dedicated #debates page

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Political junkies and first-time debate watchers alike can get the latest punditry and reaction to the first face-off between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on Twitter's special page. [Read more]...
Twitter launches dedicated #debates page
Sony's PlayStation Vita and the state of portable gaming: two Verge editors face off
Another Battle In The Google Vs. Microsoft Cloud War [Infographic]

A Look Into China's Web Censorship Program

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kev0153 writes "MSNBC is offering a good article explaining some of the details behind China's web censorship program. 'Google's face-off with Beijing over censorship may have struck a philosophical blow for free speech and encouraged some Chinese Netizens by its sheer chutzpah, but it doesn't do a thing for Internet...
A Look Into China's Web Censorship Program
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