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Apple's WWDC 2012 keynote is tomorrow -- get your liveblog right here!

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Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference opens up tomorrow, with Tim Cook taking the stage at 10AM PT to deliver what'll have to be... well, some fairly important company news. He asked us back in March to look forward to more in 2012, and if the deluge of rumors is indication...
Apple's WWDC 2012 keynote is tomorrow -- get your liveblog right here!

One Thousand Foxconn Workers Riot In Chengdu, China Plant

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According to a brief in the Want China Times, workers in the Foxconn plant in Chengdu rioted in a male dormitory, throwing bottles, trash, and furniture after plant security came to the dormitory to investigate a thief. Approximately a thousand workers threw trash bins and paper and set off fireworks...
One Thousand Foxconn Workers Riot In Chengdu, China Plant

Two Years After Dramatic HuffPost Buy, AOL's Armstrong and Arianna Talk About the Sometimes Rocky Road (Video)

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Even though it seems like a dog’s age, it’s been only two years since AOL bought the Huffington Post at the Super Bowl XLV in Dallas (yes, papers were actually signed there). Back then — after AOL ponied up $315 million, mostly in cash, to buy one of the...
Two Years After Dramatic HuffPost Buy, AOL's Armstrong and Arianna Talk About the Sometimes Rocky Road (Video)

A world tour of failed rocket launches

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Humans have been messing around with rockets ever since the Chinese invented gunpowder and started shooting fireworks at each other. Since then we’ve had a lots of time to practice......
A world tour of failed rocket launches

Judge Koh stops US sales of Galaxy Tab 10.1, puts a smack down on Samsung

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Thought Samsung was out of the woods when it defeated Apple's attempt to prevent it from selling the Galaxy Tab 10.1 stateside? Well, Apple appealed that decision and was given a second crack at banning Sammy's slate last month -- and it looks like Cupertino made the most of...
Judge Koh stops US sales of Galaxy Tab 10.1, puts a smack down on Samsung

How To Design A Browser Theme For Google Chrome

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When it comes to the web browser, one of the important aspects of it is whether or not it is customizable. We all like our own user experience on our own computers, right?  Well, as I wrote in an earlier article, 2 New Reasons Google Chrome May Pull Ahead Of...
How To Design A Browser Theme For Google Chrome
I played 'Hawken' on the Oculus Rift and it made me a believer

Nothing Much Happened at Groupon Board Meeting

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Groupon’s board of directors meeting today was short on fireworks, despite a growing rift between company co-founder and Andrew Mason and a number of directors. Groupon spokesman Paul Taaffe told AllThingsD that today’s board meeting concluded without incident, there was no change of leadership and it’s business as usual. In...
Nothing Much Happened at Groupon Board Meeting
PS Vita store updated for launch in US: Netflix, Twitter, Flickr, and more

GeekWire Radio: Google’s big week, Amazon’s new ways, and how geeks go camping

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Ah, summer camp. Hiking, campfires, sing-alongs, s’mores … and hacking? Our subject on this week’s GeekWire radio show and podcast is camping, with a geeky twist. David Hulton of ToorCamp in the studio. (Erynn Rose photo) Our guest is David Hulton, a founder and one of the organizers of ToorCamp, a...
GeekWire Radio: Google’s big week, Amazon’s new ways, and how geeks go camping
Oracle Flaunts HP Internal Memos in Battle of Itanium
With 1.3 Million Data Requests in 2011, Police Really Love Reading Your Text Messages

Editor's Letter: When it rains, it pours

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In each issue of Distro, editor-in-chief Tim Stevens publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. It's been a slow couple of weeks here through the beginning of May. Everyone, it seems, was saving up to pile all of their announcements at once, leaving us scrambling and our RSS feed...
Editor's Letter: When it rains, it pours
Google's Project Glass: first impressions (with Sergey Brin's headset)

Apple Could Own the Thunderbolt Trademark in 30 Days

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On March 14, 2012, the US Patent & Trademark Office officially published Apple's latest trademark activity for Thunderbolt. The notice was mailed out on February 22, 2011 with the publication date noted as March 13. Technically the trademark has been registered to Apple in order to get into the US...
Apple Could Own the Thunderbolt Trademark in 30 Days
Super Bowl plans to handle 30,000 Wi-Fi users at once--and sniff out "rogue devices"

Apple Vs Google: The Next 10 Battles To Watch (GOOG, AAPL)

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Apple and Google have been locking horns more and more in the last year. The two biggest battles are in mobile and advertising. Google released the Nexus One this year. Apple put out the iAd. Each move is a direct assault on the other's primary business. These moves are mere...
Apple Vs Google: The Next 10 Battles To Watch (GOOG, AAPL)

ani625 on Lightening and fireworks. [PIC]

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ani625 on Lightening and fireworks. [PIC]

Boom, Too Soon: A Brief History of Gun-Jumping Fireworks

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The fiery forerunners of the San Diego mono-explosion ...
Boom, Too Soon: A Brief History of Gun-Jumping Fireworks

George Plimpton Never Did This

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The Paris Review's editor, Lorin Stein, on his magazine's unlikely new app. Founding editor George Plimpton may have famously played quarterback for the Detroit Lions, pitched against Willie Mays, boxed against Archie Moore, appeared on the silver screen with John Wayne, performed as a triangulist for the New York...
George Plimpton Never Did This

Introducing Adobe Fireworks CS5

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Introducing Adobe Fireworks CS5

Microsoft: Xbox is now the top-selling console worldwide

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Before Microsoft had even set off any of its software fireworks, Don Mattrick took to the stage to tell us that its Xbox had now graduated from best-selling console in North America to best selling console in the world. We've already seen that new versions of Halo and Splinter...
Microsoft: Xbox is now the top-selling console worldwide
Does your accountant need to be a writer? A surprisingly contentious WITN

Svpply’s new Store Explorer feature for iOS maps out your city’s best boutiques

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Svpply, the New York-based company that has long brought the window shopping experience online, quietly released a feature over the 4th of July holiday while the rest of us in the US were busy barbecuing and blowing up fireworks. The iPhone and iPad addition, dubbed Store Explorer, maps out some of the best...
Svpply’s new Store Explorer feature for iOS maps out your city’s best boutiques

Cacoo Lets Multiple Users Create Designs Collaboratively And In Real-time

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Most people still use traditional applications like Powerpoint or Visio for creating diagrams or charting software, which isn’t always a simple task (especially if the designs are complicated or need to look pretty). There’s no shortage of easy-to-use online diagramming and design applications addressing the need, but a tool called...
Cacoo Lets Multiple Users Create Designs Collaboratively And In Real-time
Android 4.0 UI stencils aim to make app mock-ups easy
Sydney planning smartphone-powered light show during New Year's Eve fireworks

Walmart versus Amazon: The next great tech battle?

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Walmart is trying to roll onto Amazon's turf One of the most fascinating rivalries going on in tech right now isn’t between Apple and Microsoft. Or Google and Facebook. It’s actually the battle for online retail dollars between Walmart and Amazon.com, a fight for the hearts and minds of the...
Walmart versus Amazon: The next great tech battle?

HP Veer 4G, Pre 3 and TouchPad celebrate a melancholy birthday

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Just one year ago, HP officially introduced the TouchPad, Pre 3 and Veer to its lineup. Much has happened in the 365 days since that time, which marked the end of the Palm brand, the discontinuation of the company's webOS hardware development and the decision to open source the...
HP Veer 4G, Pre 3 and TouchPad celebrate a melancholy birthday
90 Seconds on The Verge: Friday, July 27th, 2012
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