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finishing touches

Rise And Shine! Scenes From Morning At The Disrupt SF Hackathon [TCTV]

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It was a long and trying night here at the San Francisco Design Center Concourse, but after it all the sun did rise in San Francisco this morning, bringing in a new day for the scores of programmers at the Disrupt SF 2012 Hackathon. Gallons of coffee and hundreds...
Rise And Shine! Scenes From Morning At The Disrupt SF Hackathon [TCTV]

Instagram alternative Tadaa introduces edge detection to blur photo backgrounds

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It’s been some time since we first looked at photo-sharing app Tadaa, which we noted at the time builds on Instagram’s template with more Twitter-like features for social photographers. Instagram may have gone on to dominate the filter/sharing/social photo-app realm, and it even has that billion-dollar Facebook acquisition to boast,...
Instagram alternative Tadaa introduces edge detection to blur photo backgrounds
Introducing the new compose in Gmail

Obvious-Backed Branch Comes Out Of Public Beta To Foster Conversations Online

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Back in March, Obvious Corporation, the mini accelerator founded by Biz Stone, Ev Williams and early Twitter employee Jason Goldman, announced its second incubation in Branch, a stealth startup co-founded by developers Josh Miller, Cemre Güngöre, and Hursh Agrawal. Branch was — in their words — on a mission “to...
Obvious-Backed Branch Comes Out Of Public Beta To Foster Conversations Online
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Beatles' Apple Now Apple's Apple

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Apple and Apple Corps, the Beatles’ holding company and owner of the band’s record label, settled their dispute over the iconic apple logo back in 2007, but they’re only just now putting the finishing touches on it. On Wednesday, Apple was finally granted the trademark to Apple Corps’ Granny Smith...
Beatles' Apple Now Apple's Apple

Cross-Platform Drag-And-Drop App Maker Tiggzi Launches Windows 8 Support

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Tiggzi, a DIY mobile app maker, just announced that it has added support for Windows 8 to its cross-platform drag-and-drop development suite. The services, which already offered support for Windows Phone, Android and iOS, will now allow users to create Metro-style apps with support for all the standard Windows 8...
Cross-Platform Drag-And-Drop App Maker Tiggzi Launches Windows 8 Support

Engadget's summer gear guide 2012: laptops

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In the interest of keeping cool this summer, we've put together a list of the hottest products out right now. From smartphones to e-readers and everything in between, there's no time like the present to re-up that post-spring-cleaning stash. So grab a popsicle or a cold one and dive...
Engadget's summer gear guide 2012: laptops

Kuratas, the 13-foot mech: unleashes your inner Ripley, costs $1.35 million (video)

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Suidobashi Heavy Industries has put the finishing touches to its latest project, the 4.4-ton Kuratas. Mobile suit obsessives around the world will appreciate the involvement of artist Kogoro Kurata and robotics expert Wataru Yoshizaki, as well as the mech's touchscreen UI, which includes a Kinect-based movement interface and "smile-activated"...
Kuratas, the 13-foot mech: unleashes your inner Ripley, costs $1.35 million (video)

Google Preps Maps App for Apple Devices

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The head-to-head battle between Apple Inc. and Google Inc. in mobile maps is drawing nearer. Google has distributed a test version of its new mapping app that will work on Apple’s iPhones and iPads to some individuals outside the company, said a person with direct knowledge of the matter. Google...
Google Preps Maps App for Apple Devices

With Recent Mobile Updates, Twitter Continues the Push Downmarket

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Much of our attention earlier this week was focused on Twitter’s smartphone app update, a nice polishing of the company’s already decent iOS and Android applications. But there’s another crucial market that Twitter isn’t ignoring: Feature phone customers. Twitter reminded us as much with a series of small yet significant...
With Recent Mobile Updates, Twitter Continues the Push Downmarket

The Best Thing That Happened To Microsoft In The Last Twelve Months (MSFT, GOOG, AAPL)

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The best thing that's happened to Microsoft in the last twelve months has been Google's complete and utter failure in the tablet market. If Android had been able to gain even the slightest bit of traction, it would have been really bad news for Microsoft. As it is, Microsoft...
The Best Thing That Happened To Microsoft In The Last Twelve Months (MSFT, GOOG, AAPL)
Wowzapp: Microsoft Opens Registration For Its Worldwide Windows 8 Hackathon In November

MBA Mondays: Guest Post From Dr. Dana Ardi

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Dr. Dana Ardi is a friend, former colleague, and an expert in the fields of talent management, organizational design, assessment, leadership, coaching, and recruiting. Dana has taught me a ton about these areas and was a partner at Flatiron Partners where we made a big investment in the talent side...
MBA Mondays: Guest Post From Dr. Dana Ardi

Nokia Lumia 925 hands-on

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At Nokia's London launch event, we've just managed to spend a bit of time with the 4.5-inch Lumia 925. If you felt its polycarbonate predecessor was a little unwieldy in dimensions or weight, you might be pleased with what Nokia's crafted here. Its new Windows Phone flagship marks the...
Nokia Lumia 925 hands-on

Take the 2010 SEO Industry Survey; Your Peers Need You!

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Posted by randfishI'm very excited to announce that we have just put the finishing touches on our second, biennial SEO Industry Survey!  We ran our first industry survey in 2008, and learned and shared a lot about the SEO community. This survey follows up on a lot of questions we...
Take the 2010 SEO Industry Survey; Your Peers Need You!

WSJ: Native iOS Google Maps app being tested externally with turn-by-turn navigation baked in

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If Apple's homegrown mapping solution isn't quite cutting it, your navigation needs may soon be met by a native iOS Google Maps app. Citing an unnamed source, the Wall Street Journal says Page and Co. are distributing a test version of the fabled app to folks outside the firm,...
WSJ: Native iOS Google Maps app being tested externally with turn-by-turn navigation baked in

Cisco Wants To Chat You Up With Project Futurama (CSCO, GOOG, MSFT)

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Cisco is putting the finishing touches on a project called "Futurama" that it will launch later this year. Futurama is a new interface for several of Cisco's collaboration products that lets them work better together and with the likes of Google Apps, Android, and iPhones, Macs and Windows PCs,...
Cisco Wants To Chat You Up With Project Futurama (CSCO, GOOG, MSFT)

New merger takes display market leader Samsung Display to 39,000 staff and 7 facilities worldwide

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Samsung has put the finishing touches to a move to bolster its newly spun-out LED business Samsung Displays, after the firm confirmed that it had completed a merger between the three-month old entity and its Samsung Mobile Display and S-LCD corporations. Already the deal to spin off the business unit April...
New merger takes display market leader Samsung Display to 39,000 staff and 7 facilities worldwide

Google selects five additional Kansas City markets for Fiber rollout

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It's not just in Kansas City anymore -- it's in the surrounding neighborhoods. Google's rolling out its Fiber service to five more areas in the midwestern municipality starting in the new year. After putting the finishing touches on installations in the Dub's Dread area, households in Piper Schools, Delaware...
Google selects five additional Kansas City markets for Fiber rollout

WSJ: Google Is Putting The 'Finishing Touches' On Google Maps For iPhone (GOOG, AAPL)

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Google is putting the final touches on a Google Maps app for iPhones and iPads, the WSJ reports.  The app has been distributed to a few people outside the company for testing, according to the report.  However, the WSJ does not give a target date for the app's launch, although...
WSJ: Google Is Putting The 'Finishing Touches' On Google Maps For iPhone (GOOG, AAPL)

Larry Lessig on Facebook, Apple, and the Future of “Code”

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Larry Lessig is an accomplished author, lawyer, and professor, and until recently, was one of the leading active public intellectuals in the Internet space. But as I wrote in my review of his last book (Is Our Republic Lost?), in the past few years Lessig has changed his focus from...
Larry Lessig on Facebook, Apple, and the Future of “Code”
Google to kill iGoogle, Google Video and others in latest spring cleaning

Microsoft confirms ‘millions’ using the Windows 8 release preview, details coming RTM updates

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Today Microsoft confirmed what many assumed, that there are millions of users of the Windows 8 release preview. Previously, the company had made it public that ‘hundreds of thousands’ were using its Mail app on a daily basis. TNW posited that the statistic implied a userbase in the millions. We were...
Microsoft confirms ‘millions’ using the Windows 8 release preview, details coming RTM updates

Google officially closes deal for Motorola Mobility

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Months in the making, the deal is finally done. Motorola Mobility is officially part of Google. After receiving blessings from Europe, the US and China the Internet giant has put the finishing touches on its purchase of Moto's mobile division. Developing...Continue reading Google officially closes deal for Motorola MobilityGoogle...
Google officially closes deal for Motorola Mobility

First Windows 8 'Consumer Preview' preinstalled apps revealed

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Microsoft's Windows 8 "Consumer Preview" is nearing release and the company is putting the finishing touches on the preinstalled application list. We have learned from sources familiar with Microsoft's plans that the company will bundle in a number of Metro style applications: Camera Messaging Mail Calendar SkyDrive People Photos...
First Windows 8 'Consumer Preview' preinstalled apps revealed
New Windows Store screenshots show Bing Maps app for Windows 8
Android 4.3, Google Babel, and the Nexus 7: What's in store for Google I/O?
Apple’s new iOS 6 Maps app with 3D mapping is coming this summer, and we have photos

Terrifying tech for Halloween hosts

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Planning a Halloween party can be a complicated task. You need to think about music, food, drinks, and most importantly, making sure your guests actually show up. Luckily, there are tech tips and tricks to make such things easier every step of the way. Since there are so many...
Terrifying tech for Halloween hosts
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