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Newly evolved gene may have changed humans' brains

SocialParent: The social network for families

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At the Launch Festival a new social network emerged. Your reaction to that first sentence had to be just like mine: Argh! Not another one! But it wasn’t until I just spent the weekend with my new God Daughters at a birthday party, that I realized this one in particular...
SocialParent: The social network for families

Netflix (Still) Really Doesn't Want Your DVD Money

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Netflix said something about DVDs again! Which means it’s time to refer, again, to this Reed Hastings quote from last December: Streaming is the future. We’re focused on it. DVD will do whatever it’s going to do. We’re not — we’re going to try to not hurt it, but we’re...
Netflix (Still) Really Doesn't Want Your DVD Money
Drive Me: Lyft Just Might Have The Customer Experience Advantage Over Uber

In attendance: the Mega crew parties, prepares for a fight ahead

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AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND—“A year ago we were in a cell with only toilet paper and a blanket,” says Bram van der Kolk as midnight approaches at the Mega launch party. But, oh, how times have changed. Now during its first 14 hours of operation, the new file sharing service...
In attendance: the Mega crew parties, prepares for a fight ahead

Balancing a startup and kids? Twitter co-founders suggest calendars, not bars

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Twitter’s co-founders had some advice for startup founders Thursday: If you have kids, you’ll have to do things a little differently. “I don’t go to bars anymore,” said Evan Williams, one of the Twitter co-founders now working on the publishing platform Medium. Williams and fellow Twitter co-founder Biz Stone for...
Balancing a startup and kids? Twitter co-founders suggest calendars, not bars
Early Google Fiber adopter shares thoughts on Google's new 1Gbps Internet service

TripAdvisor the Latest Google Critic To File EU Antitrust Claim

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Following on the heels of Expedia filing an antitrust claim against Google in Europe, fellow FairSearch.org member TripAdvisor has also filed a complaint against Google with the EU. My sense is that this is part of a coordinated effort to put more pressure on the EU to bring formal antitrust......
TripAdvisor the Latest Google Critic To File EU Antitrust Claim
This Is The Perfect Bookmarklet For Tweeters

Google's Knowledge Graph Expands To More Languages, Including Italian, Japanese And Russian

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Google Fellow Ben Gomes just took the stage at LeWeb Paris and announced that Google’s Knowledge Graph project is now available in a number of new languages, including Italian and Russian (we’re still confirming if Google also added other languages, too). The Knowledge Graph project, which is one of Google’s...
Google's Knowledge Graph Expands To More Languages, Including Italian, Japanese And Russian

Alleged iPhone 5 Housing Gets Manhandled On Video

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Love it or hate it (I find myself strangely leaning toward the former), that peculiar two-tone metal housing supposedly meant to wrap around Apple’s forthcoming iPhone has just recently been given the video treatment by the folks at eTradeSupply. Now, there’s not much here that wasn’t visible in the...
Alleged iPhone 5 Housing Gets Manhandled On Video

If You Meet A Censor, Ask Why They Haven't Become Moral Degenerates Themselves

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Last year, we wrote about one of China's chief censors, the creator of the Great Firewall of China, who did an interview where he talked about how important censorship was to protect people -- while also noting that he, himself, had five VPN accounts to get around the Great Firewall......
If You Meet A Censor, Ask Why They Haven't Become Moral Degenerates Themselves

HP: we need to be more 'disruptive' like Apple

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HP's 2012 shareholder meeting on Wednesday saw Apple become a centerpiece of its conversation. During the question and answer session, most questions centered around why HP was not more like its fellow Southern Bay Area counterpart, which had a tenfold larger market worth even though it spent less on research...
HP: we need to be more 'disruptive' like Apple

Herman Cain Threatened To Cut MSNBC Interview Short Over 999 Question

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WASHINGTON -- Former presidential candidate Herman Cain nearly stormed off the set during a commercial break while doing an MSNBC interview Tuesday, after a panelist said he would question him about the regressive nature of his flat tax policy. Cain appeared as an in-studio guest on "Now With Alex Wagner"...
Herman Cain Threatened To Cut MSNBC Interview Short Over 999 Question

ARM chief executive explains his exit

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ARM Holdings has done well under CEO Warren East and there was no obvious reason for him to step aside. But by July 1, the new CEO, fellow ARM veteran Simon Segars, will be the new chief executive....
ARM chief executive explains his exit

Visit NYC's Most Exciting Tech Startups With WalkaboutNYC

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On May 18 the top technology companies in NYC will open their doors to the general public. Here's your chance to see where the Business Insider magic happens. WalkaboutNYC is a citywide open house event for technology companies. Curious New Yorkers can stop by and check out their workspaces, see...
Visit NYC's Most Exciting Tech Startups With WalkaboutNYC

Confirmed: Match.com Acquires Singlesnet

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We called it. IAC’s Match.com is acquiring fellow dating site Singlesnet. We originally reported on the deal last week. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Match.com said the acquisition is more of a “value acquisition than a strategic one” and Singlesnet will continue to be run as an...
Confirmed: Match.com Acquires Singlesnet

Gottfrid Svartholm, Pirate Bay founder has been arrested in Cambodia

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Gottfrid Svartholm, founder of the world’s best known file sharing site The Pirate Bay, has been arrested in Cambodia. According to TorrentFreak he was arrested on Thursday by Cambodian police in Phonm Penh but authorities have not made it clear as to why he was arrested. Svartholm has been missing for...
Gottfrid Svartholm, Pirate Bay founder has been arrested in Cambodia

HTC has sold around 5M One phones since launch, says exec

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale One of the great misfortunes of the gadget world is that, all too often the best devices don’t end up being the best-sellers. HTC knows this reality well. Like fellow smartphone laggard Nokia, the company is really good...
HTC has sold around 5M One phones since launch, says exec

Thanks to Arduino, man knows that 37,112 impressions wear out a LEGO brick

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Like many great Internet discoveries, Phillipe Cantin's journey started at Stack Exchange. He and his fellow LEGO fans have been working together in a beta forum about the toy brick, hoping the space would attract an audience and stick around. Last fall, Cantin posted that he wanted more insight...
Thanks to Arduino, man knows that 37,112 impressions wear out a LEGO brick
150 Million Messages Are Being Sent Over Snapchat, A Photo Sharing App Your Kids Know All About

Surprise! Location App Highlight Actually Creates Serendipity

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The big promise of location-based mobile apps is that they can help you find something great in real life without you meaning to look for it. But that hasn’t usually been my experience. Instead, whether because of the friction of having to check in, the lack of adoption by friends...
Surprise! Location App Highlight Actually Creates Serendipity

The Long, Weird Road To The Facebook Phone

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Time and again, Mark Zuckerberg has made it perfectly clear: "We're not going to build a phone." Zuck's most recent pronouncement came at Facebook's 2012 fourth-quarter earnings call. (See also Facebook's Zuckerberg: We're Not Going To Build A Phone.)  On Thursday, just two months later, Facebook is widely expected to announce an...
The Long, Weird Road To The Facebook Phone
Gowalla goes dark during SXSW 3 years after launch

Paul Revere Would Have Liked Facebook But Loved LinkedIn

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Were Paul Revere alive today, he likely would have liked Facebook and had many friends there. But he would have loved LinkedIn. The reason why explains his famous role in the Revolutionary War. It also explains why most marketers still can't make social media really work for them. On April...
Paul Revere Would Have Liked Facebook But Loved LinkedIn

Jam with Chrome: Google reinvents browser-based band practice (video)

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Wish you could spend your downtime practicing your guitar licks with your friends, but lack a garage and / or sympathetic neighbors? Google's just made both problems moot with its browser-based music service, Jam with Chrome. Unsurprisingly, Chrome users can invite up to three friends to join in a...
Jam with Chrome: Google reinvents browser-based band practice (video)
Meet The Geniuses Behind Google's Crazy Computerized Glasses

Sharp executive officer Takashi Okuda to take over as president next month

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In a move similar to the ones seen at fellow struggling Japanese electronics giants Sony and Panasonic, Sharp has announced a change at the top, swapping out president Mikio Katayama (kicked upstairs to the position of Director, Chairman) for current executive officer Takashi Okuda. The move will go into...
Sharp executive officer Takashi Okuda to take over as president next month

3D scanning with the Smithsonian's laser cowboys (video)

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"We're not scanning every object in the collection," Adam Metallo tells me, offering up the information almost as soon as we set foot in the Smithsonian's Digitization office. It's an important piece of information he wants to make sure I have, right off the bat. It seems that, when...
3D scanning with the Smithsonian's laser cowboys (video)
Donating DNA isn't as anonymous as you might think
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