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The results of our Thanksgiving PandoPoll, visualized

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On Monday, we posted out a survey asking our readers all kinds of Thanksgiving-themed questions (with, naturally, an entrepreneurial twist). We wanted to know how entrepreneurs, developers, or any other workers for whom a seventy-hour week is business-as-usual, plan to spend Thanksgiving. Will you unplug? Will you be checking...
The results of our Thanksgiving PandoPoll, visualized

Google launches Gmail SMS for text-based email in Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya

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Smartphones and email-equipped feature phones have proliferated in even the most resource-dry areas of Asia, Europe and North America, but for many subscribers in Africa, SMS is the only option for text-based communication on the go. And, to give residents a more consistent method for reading and responding to...
Google launches Gmail SMS for text-based email in Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya
Forget Silicon Valley -- build your startup where you live

88% of Teens' Sexual Pics Reposted By 'Parasite Websites'

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It’s no secret that the sexually explicit photos teens (stupidly) post online could be stolen, but a new study sheds light on how frequently such images are reposted. The Internet Watch Foundation found that 88% of teens’ videos and photos are stolen, sometimes by a cottage industry of ‘parasite websites’...
88% of Teens' Sexual Pics Reposted By 'Parasite Websites'

Death and social media: what happens to your life online?

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Losing a friend or family member is painful enough, but imagine the extra, unnecessary jabs when that friend's social networking profile continues to pop up in searches. Or say your friend was particularly wise or witty when posting online, but when you went back to reference something later, the...
Death and social media: what happens to your life online?
Sen. John Cornyn Asks Attorney General Eric Holder: Did Carmen Ortiz Aim To 'Make An Example' Of Aaron Swartz?
A Startup Dream Come True

Leaked screenshots show redesigned Gmail with 'Categories' feature to sort emails by content

9to5google.com
The image above is being passed around by an anonymous tipster this evening that claims to have screenshots alongside some new information about an upcoming version of Gmail for both the web and mobile devices. According to the tipster, the update Gmail for web will have new Category tabs...
Leaked screenshots show redesigned Gmail with 'Categories' feature to sort emails by content

Twitter Survey Wants to Know What You Think

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Twitter Survey Wants to Know What You Think is a post from Chris PirilloIf you’re a Twitter user, the service is hoping you can spare 140 seconds of your time to help make the site even better. There are seven short questions which will ask your opinion on a variety...
Twitter Survey Wants to Know What You Think
By Paying Employees To Live Near The Office, Imo Cuts Commutes, Ups Happiness

Heidi Klum Speaks About Divorce

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She finally speaks. Since Heidi Klum and Seal announced their separation, the supermodel has stayed mum while Seal has made numerous appearances, even sharing details about his failed marriage on "Ellen." But Klum has broken her silence."Hi everyone, I want to thank u for all your support & kind words.Really...
Heidi Klum Speaks About Divorce

Twitter Survey Wants To Know Your Favorite Client

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Twitter is asking you, its users, if you have 140 seconds to answer seven simple questions about its service. Now, in calmer times, a simple user survey might just pass by unnoticed, but with all the hubbub over the past week about Twitter buying Tweetie, Fred Wilson's over-analyzed blog post...
Twitter Survey Wants To Know Your Favorite Client

After A Day Of Use, I Can Tell You What 'Facebook Phone' Actually Is - And Its Biggest Problem (FB)

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Facebook Home has been called a lot of things: The Facebook Phone, an "apperating" system, a "skin," a "launcher," and more. Confusing! But after spending a day with one, I'm here to tell you that Facebook Home's main function is actually pretty simple. What it does: It turns your lock...
After A Day Of Use, I Can Tell You What 'Facebook Phone' Actually Is - And Its Biggest Problem (FB)
LeBron James Makes The Galaxy Note II Look Normal-Sized In This Samsung Ad

Hackers Team GhostShell Leak 120,000 Records From 100 Major Universities in 'Project WestWind'

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screengrab Team GhostShell returned late Monday with Project WestWind: a leak of 120,000 records from 100 major universities around the world. Team GhostShell is the hacking group behind Project Hellfire, which launched in August this year. Project Hellfire lifted 1 million accounts from 100 websites around the world, compromising data from the CIA and...
Hackers Team GhostShell Leak 120,000 Records From 100 Major Universities in 'Project WestWind'

It's Time To Debunk The Myth That Copyright Is Needed To Make Money - Or That It Even Makes Money

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Since the copyright monopoly is primarily an economic construction, there is a chasm in public support between its abolition for noncommercial activity, and its abolition overall. In the population, there is a strong majority for reducing the monopoly so that it doesn’t limit noncommercial sharing of knowledge and culture between...
It's Time To Debunk The Myth That Copyright Is Needed To Make Money - Or That It Even Makes Money

ForcePhone from Nokia Research, HIIT sends positive vibes with a squeeze

www.engadget.com
Most device vibration technology is used as pure feedback -- either confirmation that you've pressed something or that you've come across an obstacle. If a prototype developed by Nokia Research and the Helsinki Institute of Information Technology ever translates to production, however, it'll be as much a part of...
ForcePhone from Nokia Research, HIIT sends positive vibes with a squeeze

The World Cup™ through the Eyes of Friends

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Respected British football manager Bill Shankly once famously said, "Some people believe football is a matter of life and death...it is much, much more important than that." While growing up in Taiwan during my childhood, I learned firsthand what Shankly meant. Football, also known as soccer in some countries, is...
The World Cup™ through the Eyes of Friends

10 Tips for Using Evernote Effectively

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Evernote is a tool for keeping track of, well, everything. At least everything as far as digital information goes, or information that can be digitized. Evernote comprises a Web-based service and clients for Windows, Mac OS X, mobile devices, and extensions for Web browsers. It's a service I've been using...
10 Tips for Using Evernote Effectively

Remembering Jack Jensen

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I just learned that Jack Jensen died yesterday, at age 71. I knew Jack a bit when I was a student at Guilford College in the late ’60s. (Class of ‘69, to be precise.) Jack wasn’t much older than the rest of us then. When I was a freshman, Jack...
Remembering Jack Jensen

HP Looks to Change the Way We Print

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HP has announced a major new initiative and a slew of new devices that enable users to print from any device to a web-enabled printer by simply using email.The idea – which builds off the Google Cloud Print announcement we saw back in April — starts with giving each...
HP Looks to Change the Way We Print

Hilarious Freak'n Genius app YAKiT lets you move mouths to make photos funny

www.geekwire.com
The folks over at Seattle-based Freak’n Genius certainly know how to make us laugh, and their newest app is no exception. The latest LOL-inducing program is called YAKiT, a mobile app that lets you manipulate the mouths of your family, friends, cats, dogs and really, just about anything. It’s essentially just...
Hilarious Freak'n Genius app YAKiT lets you move mouths to make photos funny

Gmail rolls out improved language support with 100 virtual keyboards, transliteration and IMEs

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Google announced today on the Official Gmail Blog that it is adding improved support for languages with a number of new input tools that provide one-click access to language and keyboard layouts. According to Google, included in the update is 100 virtual keyboards, transliteration and IMEs. The introduction of...
Gmail rolls out improved language support with 100 virtual keyboards, transliteration and IMEs

On Trust.

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In moments of utter weakness we tend to misplace trust. When we trust the wrong people, shit hits the fan. Then, bonds — no matter how strong of bonds — can be broken. Just like that. Relationships are so fragile. From family, friends to even loved ones, one can never...
On Trust.

A Bill of Privacy Rights for Social Network Users

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Social network service providers today are in a unique position. They are intermediaries and hosts to our communications, conversations and connections with loved ones, family, friends and colleagues. They have access to extremely sensitive information, including data gathered over time and from many different individuals. Here at EFF, we've been...
A Bill of Privacy Rights for Social Network Users
Wickr redux: in which your enterprising reporter eats crow (or at least a little hat)

Maily launches an iPad email app for children aged four and up

www.guardian.co.uk
Free app aims to make it easier - but safe - for kids to share their digital scribblesThe email app that has made the most headlines in 2012 is probably Sparrow, which made a splash on iOS and Macs before its developer was acquired by Google to work on its Gmail team....
Maily launches an iPad email app for children aged four and up
Family Safety App Alert.Us Goes Beyond Kid Tracking With Message Boards, Battery Alerts & More
Man attempts to live open source life for a year, including DIY condoms [video]

In Plain Sight: The Inconsequential Outrage Over Facebook’s Privacy Scandals

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[Editor's note: The IPO may be over, but millions are still wondering whether they should buy this high priced stock. Our eBook "Buy This Book Before You Buy Facebook" is still the most relevant source of information out there for those who haven't watched the company every day for the...
In Plain Sight: The Inconsequential Outrage Over Facebook’s Privacy Scandals
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