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‘Transparent Screen’ Android App Lets You Text And Walk Without Fear

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I used to scowl when I saw people walking down the street with eyes locked on their phones, but necessity has gotten me in the habit of doing it too. Thanks to a new app called Transparent Screen though, now I can do it free from the fear of falling...
‘Transparent Screen’ Android App Lets You Text And Walk Without Fear

What should LittleCo's do?

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Okay, the piece I wrote earlier that mocked Bigs for wasting their time with big plans that amount to nothing begged a question. What if you don't work for a Big and don't want to? What if you like to develop tech products for users and would prefer to do...
What should LittleCo's do?

Twitter Suspends Tool That Momentarily Served as Anonymous Gossip HQ for the Tech Set

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(Screencap: Can’t Tweet This) Sometimes Betabeat comes up with some especially caustic zingers or insidery complaints that we know we can’t really tweet, and yet the urge to share them is painfully strong. Enter Can’t Tweet This, a Twitter anonymizer that–for a short time, anyway–allowed anyone to tweet anonymous missives,...
Twitter Suspends Tool That Momentarily Served as Anonymous Gossip HQ for the Tech Set

Reese Witherspoon: Justin Bieber Should Play Me in ‘Fear’ Remake [Video]

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Justin Bieber may be starring in a remake of the movie “Fear” which starred Reese Witherspoon and Mark Wahlberg in 1996. Reese recently heard about the possible remake, but she isn’t exactly sure what role the Biebs should play. Witherspoon said: “Will he be playing my character or Mark...
Reese Witherspoon: Justin Bieber Should Play Me in ‘Fear’ Remake [Video]

Pinterest's Cofounder: We're Still Trying To Figure Out Copyright Laws

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Pinterest co-founder Ben Silbermann responded to a lawyer who removed some of her pinboards out of fear of copyright infringement. In a new blog post, the lawyer named "Kristen," said Silbermann was still trying to figure out an effective solution to avoid copyright infringement on the site. Silbermann said "some...
Pinterest's Cofounder: We're Still Trying To Figure Out Copyright Laws
Apple will not reject Mac App Store apps that use global hotkeys
Aaron Swartz memorial serves as a political call to action

Apple hits a new all-time high of $636.54 in 'fear-driven rally'

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One fund manager says his biggest fear is that he's missed his chance to fully buy in FORTUNE -- The last time Apple (AAPL) closed above $630 was April 9, 2012. The next day it hit an intraday high of $644 before hurtling into a ragged six-week decline that by...
Apple hits a new all-time high of $636.54 in 'fear-driven rally'
Next Xbox rumored to emphasize sharing, let publishers mandate 'always-on' connection

Report Suggests Obama May Take Drones Away From The CIA

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While much of the recent conversation here surrounding the United States' use of drones has centered on the fear of how they might be used domestically, there can be little doubt that their use is highly controversial around the world as well. In that arena, the questions that arise...
Report Suggests Obama May Take Drones Away From The CIA

GndCB sez "You are being manipulated by fear and lies about 9/11:" Federal judge orders 9/11 jihadist released - Jihad Watch

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GndCB sez "You are being manipulated by fear and lies about 9/11:" Federal judge orders 9/11 jihadist released - Jihad Watch

Instagram pulls Cards support from Twitter, favors its own web experience

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Something's amiss with Instagram links on Twitter and it's not just the overabundance of unnecessarily filtered photos. Users have noticed that, upon clicking those links, images are displaying incorrectly and, in some cases, showing up as cropped. There's no need to drag out the fail whale though (apart from...
Instagram pulls Cards support from Twitter, favors its own web experience

Destructoid - Don't fear the Farmville

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Destructoid - Don't fear the Farmville

Not so fast SEO, Google has plans to punish sites that are “overly optimized”

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Head of Google’s Web Spam team Matt Cutts spoke on a panel at SXSW about search engine optimization and revealed a new strategy from Google that could send fear into the heart of any website manager. Google’s planning to punish any website that is “overly optimized,” according to Cutts. An audio...
Not so fast SEO, Google has plans to punish sites that are “overly optimized”

Twitter Gets Its Own URL Shortener To Stop Scams; Marketers Need Not Fear

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Twitter has just announced that to protect people from scams, links in direct messages and sent via email will be shortened using its own shortener. I was curious about any impacts this might have for good marketers not trying to scam people. Good news, on that front. To test things,...
Twitter Gets Its Own URL Shortener To Stop Scams; Marketers Need Not Fear
Obama administration considering options to escalate response to Chinese cyberattacks
Some Jerk Has Figured Out a Way to Recover Your 'Deleted' Snapchat Photos

A First-Hand Account Of What It Was Really Like To Work For Steve Jobs (AAPL)

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Guy Kawasaki knows Apple. The former Apple marketer turned Silicon Valley venture capitalist spoke with Dan Lyons of ReadWrite recently at the ReadWriteMix event series.  Kawasaki's experience of working for Jobs matches other accounts: Despite being a huge challenge, Kawasaki says working for Jobs "was definitely the formative experience of...
A First-Hand Account Of What It Was Really Like To Work For Steve Jobs (AAPL)

Instagram Explains Itself, Basically Confirms the Fear That I Had

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Instagram is providing a peek into the future of advertising. Let's see if you like it....
Instagram Explains Itself, Basically Confirms the Fear That I Had

Skitch Listens To Users, Revives Old Version After Controversial Redesign

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Perhaps the biggest fear for app developers is that when they come out with a new version of their product, the people who already use it don't like the changes. It does happen - just ask Facebook. Sometimes, people eventually get used to the new design and plow ahead. Sometimes...
Skitch Listens To Users, Revives Old Version After Controversial Redesign

Want to see online success turn to real-world humiliation? Come to my book reading in Austin this weekend

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Having sworn never to go back to SXSW, guess where you'll find me on Saturday? Come and see my humiliation. Or, dammit, I'll have to suffer it alone.This Saturday in Texas, things are going to get real. A little too real. "The Upgrade", my memoir about how I spent almost...
Want to see online success turn to real-world humiliation? Come to my book reading in Austin this weekend

‘JPost’ says fear of losing Jewish money drives Obama shift re Israel

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‘JPost’ says fear of losing Jewish money drives Obama shift re Israel

Google Reader is dead

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Google is cleaning house. On Wednesday the company announced plans to purge Google Reader, Google Cloud Connect, CalDAV API, Snapseed's desktop versions for Mac and Windows, and a handful of other products and services as part of an effort to focus on its core products. Google Reader will shutter July...
Google Reader is dead

Facebook Considers Adding The Hate Button

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In 2010, Techcrunch broke the news that Facebook was going to release a “Like” button for the whole darn Internet. Now, TechCrunch has learned Facebook is considering a “Hate” button as well. According to Facebook’s S-1 filing, users are now generating 2.7 billion Likes and Comments per day. With the...
Facebook Considers Adding The Hate Button

Google responds to AT&T CEO’s comments: We don’t favor any partners with Android updates

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Google denied comments from AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson suggesting that it gives preferential treatment and access to new Android platforms to some operators, as 9to5Google reports. In an effort to clarify the suggestion that it has its favorites, the firm has confirmed that it doesn’t discriminate and makes the latest...
Google responds to AT&T CEO’s comments: We don’t favor any partners with Android updates

Here's A Taste Of What Publishers Will Do If First Sale Rights For Foreign Goods Disappear

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As Techdirt reported a few months back, the Supreme Court Justices seem rightly concerned about the "parade of horribles" -- things that would happen if the decision in the Wiley v. Kirtsaeng copyright case over whether or not you have the right to resell a foreign-made product you bought were...
Here's A Taste Of What Publishers Will Do If First Sale Rights For Foreign Goods Disappear

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, MSFT)

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Good morning! Here's the news: The iPad 3 will be announced March 7 in San Francisco. Darren Sinofsky is likely the next CEO of Microsoft -- here's his story. The $25 Raspberry Pi computer is officially for sale. Google nearly issued its own currency called "Google Bucks." HP just...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, MSFT)

France calms fears over Facebook Timeline scare

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After French newspapers set off a 24 hour privacy panic over Facebook messages, the country’s privacy regulator has moved quickly to tamp down the affair. After interviewing Facebook executives for three hours on Tuesday, France’s Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés is now debunking rumors of a privacy bug in Timeline,...
France calms fears over Facebook Timeline scare

Seth's Blog: Fear of philanthropy (avert your eyes)

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Seth's Blog: Fear of philanthropy (avert your eyes)

Microsoft's Ballmer Does Not Fear Dropbox or an Office-less IPad

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As the company rolls out Office 2013, its CEO talks about his vision for the future of workers...
Microsoft's Ballmer Does Not Fear Dropbox or an Office-less IPad
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