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Giddyup! Horse betting site Derby Jackpot lets casual gamers play the ponies at work, the bar and everywhere

How A Webcam Pointed at a Police Radio Won The Internet Friday

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The events in Boston, starting Monday with a pair of explosions that killed three and injured 176 near the finish line of the Boston Marathon came to a dramatic close Friday night with the capture of 19-year old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of two brothers suspected of carrying out the attacks....
How A Webcam Pointed at a Police Radio Won The Internet Friday

Flooded NY data centers survive Sandy on generator power, fuel deliveries

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The post-hurricane situation for data centers in New York City looked pretty dire Tuesday. Power outages, flooding, and damage to fuel tanks had websites going offline and server hosting companies warning customers to shut down servers. But with generators, fuel deliveries, and a lot of patience, several hosting companies have...
Flooded NY data centers survive Sandy on generator power, fuel deliveries

Ron Paul upgrading from presidential candidate to video game superhero

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Congressman Ron Paul's chances of becoming the GOP presidential nominee have pretty much evaporated, but that's not to say his message of fiscal responsibility hasn't struck a chord with voters. The Texas representative has long been an outspoken critic of the Federal Reserve System, and now a loyal Libertarian...
Ron Paul upgrading from presidential candidate to video game superhero

The Bootstrapped Rally Charges Forward, Moves Out of Mexico

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Remember the Bootstrapped Rally? The crazy, multi-day race through the deserts of Mexico, starring a bunch of venture capitalists and startups founders blasting around in pieced-together clunkers? Turns out, people want to race. Just…maybe not through Mexico. As about half of the comments in that first post pointed out,...
The Bootstrapped Rally Charges Forward, Moves Out of Mexico

Rovio extends Angry Birds franchise with Bad Piggies

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Rovio is about to give its Angry Birds a taste of their own medicine. The game make is expanding its Angry Birds franchise with a new game called Bad Piggies. In this installment, instead of playing from the perspective of the birds, you take on the role of their...
Rovio extends Angry Birds franchise with Bad Piggies
Google, not Facebook, will win the true war for likes, Forrester says
First ever 'dead heat' photo-finish at US Olympic trials
Tasty! OpenTable Forks Over $10M to Buy Foodspotting

Twitter is becoming the first and quickest source of investment news

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The social media tool has outstripped news wires and puts the financial world in rapid touch with expert opinion and analysisOn Monday last week at 2.56pm, three hours after the fastest runner of the Boston marathon crossed the finish line, my Twitter feed lit up. Someone in the office yelled...
Twitter is becoming the first and quickest source of investment news

Verizon ICS update schedule leaks: Rezound, RAZR and Xoom being tested now

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While there are already vague Android update plans for Verizon-connected Samsung devices, a leaked screen from somewhere within the Big Red bunker has offered up some more details. It looks like the Rezound, Droid RAZR and RAZR Maxx are closest to the upgrade finish-line with testing likely to finish...
Verizon ICS update schedule leaks: Rezound, RAZR and Xoom being tested now
Coolest jobs in tech: from the pits of Le Mans to the dugouts of Fenway Park

Panasonic Eluga hands-on

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Well, Panasonic wasn't lying. Turns out, the company's Eluga smartphone is, as promised, quite elegantly designed. The stunning handset, which made its debut at this year's Mobile World Congress, isn't racing towards the finish line with Google's latest OS or even top shelf internals. Rather, this Android device places...
Panasonic Eluga hands-on
Feature: Coolest jobs in tech: from the pits of Le Mans to the dugouts of Fenway Park
New Photo Appears To Show Boston 'Suspect 2' Behind The 8-Year-Old-Victim
People Are Trying To 'Crowdsource' The Identity Of The Boston Bomber With Online Photo Analysis

Here's How Steve Ballmer Explained That Steve Sinofsky Is Leaving (MSFT)

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The guy in charge of Microsoft's all-important Windows division, Steven Sinofsky, is out and this how Steve Ballmer explained it to the troops. The Verge posted this letter sent from Ballmer to Microsoft's employees: Over the past few months we have delivered the foundation for a new era for Microsoft....
Here's How Steve Ballmer Explained That Steve Sinofsky Is Leaving (MSFT)
Friends Learn wrapping up its Kickstarter for food-fight game with push into India
Steve Ballmer's letter to team on Sinofsky departure
Despite judge's entreaty, Apple v. Samsung charges towards finish line

Consumer tech key in Boston Marathon bombing probe

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Users of consumer technology and social media reacted quickly after explosions ripped through crowds near the finish line of the Boston Marathon last week, sending out updates, snapping photos and recording videos that officials said could turn out to be critical pieces of evidence....
Consumer tech key in Boston Marathon bombing probe
An Afternoon With Bad Piggies, Rovio's Next Hit

Samsung Galaxy S III wrap-up

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So, it's time to take down the decorations, remove that party hat and sweep up the confetti (you can clear the unfinished drinks in the morning). As Earl's Court in London echoes with the hollow sound of empty plastic champagne flutes and half-eaten canapes, the rest of the tech...
Samsung Galaxy S III wrap-up

Moving right along

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Hey everyone, We’ve moved! After two years of working in our first office, it was finally time to move into a place that could better fit the 22 people we’ve added since then . Here are a few pictures of our old shack (we were clearly in need of breathing...
Moving right along

Boston blasts show two sides of social media

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Twitter users reacted fast to the explosions that ripped through the Boston Marathon Monday, but the incident also revealed how social media can only be so reliable in such situations.Twitter spread news of the blasts quickly and was a useful communications tool for public authorities such as the Boston...
Boston blasts show two sides of social media
Realtime Analytics For Education: Ontract Wants To Do For Student Data What Mint.com Did For Financial Data

Fit Radio streams up-tempo tunes to motivate your workout

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Available for Android, iOS, and the Web, this amazing app helps you reach the finish line with fun, high-energy music streamed free of charge. [Read more]...
Fit Radio streams up-tempo tunes to motivate your workout

Boston Marathon Explosions -- Streaming Coverage

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The Wall Street Journal is running streaming coverage of two explosions that occurred near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. There have been serious injuries, but the number is unclear at this point. Follow the coverage at the Journal »...
Boston Marathon Explosions -- Streaming Coverage

Remember Netflix’s $1m algorithm contest? Well, here’s why it didn’t use the winning entry.

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Netflix was founded in the US in 1997, starting initially as a DVD-rental delivery service before finally morphing into more of a VoD streaming service. Today, it serves the US and Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean, and, as of January this year, the UK and Ireland, where it finally arrived...
Remember Netflix’s $1m algorithm contest? Well, here’s why it didn’t use the winning entry.
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