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Sally Bercow faces Lord McAlpine high court battle

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Speaker's wife refuses to back down after ex-Tory party treasurer demanded libel damages and an apologyLord McAlpine is set for a high court battle with Sally Bercow after she refused to back down in the face of a legal challenge from the former Tory peer over an allegedly libellous tweet.McAlpine...
Sally Bercow faces Lord McAlpine high court battle
HubSpot Has Created A Culture So Fantastic An MIT Professor Is Studying It

Tesla's Model S Just Got The Most Effusive Review We've Ever Seen From The WSJ's Car Guy (TSLA)

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Tesla's Model S has reduced esteemed Wall Street Journal car-reviewer Dan Neil to a puddle. He has written one of the most glowing reviews of a product we've ever read. For example: "This is one amazing car. I mean, hard-core amazing." "...the Tesla corners like it's tethered with magic." "And...
Tesla's Model S Just Got The Most Effusive Review We've Ever Seen From The WSJ's Car Guy (TSLA)

Facebook fan privacy flames with policy tweaks

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Social network says no significant changes afoot, but privacy advocates cry foul. [Read more]...
Facebook fan privacy flames with policy tweaks

Google, Facebook have already removed disputed content, Indian court is told

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Google and Facebook today told an Indian court that they have already removed the objectionable content that was the source of a civil suit against the duo and 19 other Internet companies, according to a report from NDTV. The case is one of two pieces of legal action in India...
Google, Facebook have already removed disputed content, Indian court is told

Quick Look: Inferno+ (with Gameplay Video)

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Inferno+ is a twin-stick shooter with a top down perspective, one of the newest titles made by Radian Games, which tasks players with guiding a ship through a variety of levels filled with obstacles, enemies and all sorts of dangers. We decided to try out Inferno+ and see if it’s...
Quick Look: Inferno+ (with Gameplay Video)

Leaked photo allegedly shows iPad mini's dock connector flex cable with headphone jack on bottom

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Granted, the existence of a 7-inch iPad mini is far from confirmed, but the latest "evidence" to fan those rumor flames is a photo of what appears to be a dock connector flex cable that connects the smaller dock connector, headphone jack and home button connector. The photo appeared...
Leaked photo allegedly shows iPad mini's dock connector flex cable with headphone jack on bottom

Photo of purported 'Facebook phone' leaked ahead of event

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With a planned Facebook special event two days away, a photo of an HTC-built handset dubbed the "HTC First" has hit the Web, stoking flames that a true Facebook phone may soon see release....
Photo of purported 'Facebook phone' leaked ahead of event

Someone's Very Good Reputation Is Going To Go Up In Flames Over This Disagreement Between Apple Experts (AAPL)

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Is there going to be an Apple TV set? Former Apple product boss and could-have-been CEO Jean-Louis Gassée could not be more firm in his answer: "I simply don't believe Apple will make, or even wants to make, a TV set." Meanwhile, Apple analyst Gene Munster just went on CNBC to say...
Someone's Very Good Reputation Is Going To Go Up In Flames Over This Disagreement Between Apple Experts (AAPL)

French business daily gives up on print

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La Tribune, the troubled French financial newspaper founded in 1985, has ceased daily newsprint publication.Its new owners, France Economie Régions and Hi-Média, say it will print a weekly issue from 6 April and publish daily news on its website.La Tribune, which had a circulation of about 75,000, was formerly owned...
French business daily gives up on print
Tokyo couple awarded $7,400 after iPod nano burst into flames

Windows 8 on ARM: the Schrödinger's cat of operating systems

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There's been plenty of criticism of an article suggesting that Windows 8 will be 'dead on arrival' - but like the mythical cat, the answer to this one is all in the observationThe other day, Steven Vaughn-Nichols published a piece on ZDNet giving "five reasons why Windows 8 will be...
Windows 8 on ARM: the Schrödinger's cat of operating systems

Nicolas Cage's Wax Figure Not Thrilled to Meet Actual Nicolas Cage [Nicolas Cage]

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Here is wax figure Nicolas Cage, trying to get along with actual Nicolas Cage at Paris's Musée Grévin on Sunday. Have you ever seen a wax figure look so fundamentally disinterested in his counterpart? I'm worried about their chemistry. Hopefully, they bonded just a little bit over the complicated...
Nicolas Cage's Wax Figure Not Thrilled to Meet Actual Nicolas Cage [Nicolas Cage]

HP recalls fire-prone fax machines after at least seven go up in flames

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HP's issuing a voluntary recall for its 1040 and 1050 fax machines as a result of at least seven reports of the devices overheating and catching fire. There's been no serious damage to life or limb, but there's at least one instance of significant property damage reported, and also...
HP recalls fire-prone fax machines after at least seven go up in flames

A Car Exploding In Flames At 1000 FPS Is The Most Awesome Video I've Seen Today [Video]

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This is a video of 'The Stuntbusters' — Speed TV's artisanal automotive show that I think just sets crap on fire — blow up and flip what looks like a 1974-1980 MG Midget 1500 at 1000 frames per second. More »...
A Car Exploding In Flames At 1000 FPS Is The Most Awesome Video I've Seen Today [Video]

How EA's 'Silent Treatment' Pushed The SimCity Story Into The Background

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The SimCity debacle that exploded all over the web in March has quietly faded into the background. EA's claims that the game was always meant to be a quasi-MMO and that servers were handling a majority of in-game calculations have become a lot less incendiary now that servers are...
How EA's 'Silent Treatment' Pushed The SimCity Story Into The Background

Hey, Online Services: Why Can't You Keep Up With Demand?

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Theoretically, online services shouldn't ever get so mobbed by customers that they can't deliver a game or service, because it should be ridiculously easy to bring on additional capacity to meet demand. And yet here in the real world, exactly these sorts of failures seem to crop up with dismaying...
Hey, Online Services: Why Can't You Keep Up With Demand?
Brad Feld takes on one of the biggest entrepreneur challenges: Relationships

Power line 1, tree branch 0

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Video courtesy YouTuber BozkurtTekinTahsin. In case you didn't believe Louie the Lightening Bug when he said "ya gotta stay away from power lines," consider the fate of this gentle tree branch, who apparently never got to watch Saturday morning PSAs, or at least wasn't paying attention if it did....
Power line 1, tree branch 0
Does Daisey’s lie change what we know about Apple’s manufacturing?

Leaked photos point to rumored co-branded LG Optimus and Google Nexus smartphone

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Anticipation for Google’s next Nexus smartphone is reaching a high point, and a set of leaked photos posted to a Belarusian website (translation) is further stoking the flames. Although unverified, the images could represent another hint that Google is readying a Nexus-branded device with the help of LG. Though the...
Leaked photos point to rumored co-branded LG Optimus and Google Nexus smartphone

Fisker Karma hybrid combusts, spontaneously

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In Woodside, Calif., the owner of a Fisker Karma hybrid pops into the grocery store. When she emerges again, her car, ma, has gone south and her Karma is in flames. [Read more]...
Fisker Karma hybrid combusts, spontaneously

WORLD BANK BOSS: We're Headed For "Impending Catastrophe" -- "A Rerun Of Great Panic Of 2008"

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The head of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, is about to step down after a 5-year term. That means he can say what he really thinks. Here, via the Daily Mail, is what he really thinks about what's going on in Europe and the global financial markets: financial markets face...
WORLD BANK BOSS: We're Headed For "Impending Catastrophe" -- "A Rerun Of Great Panic Of 2008"

BlackBerry Curve 9320 Allegedly Explodes On A Boy's Bed, Setting It On Fire

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An 11-year-old boy named Kian McCreath from the UK says that a BlackBerry Curve 9320 exploded on his bed after being removed from the charger, leading the bed to erupt into flames and burn the boy’s legs. RIM is preparing to launch a full investigation into the matter once the...
BlackBerry Curve 9320 Allegedly Explodes On A Boy's Bed, Setting It On Fire

Grand Theft Auto V gets September 17 release date on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3

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Rockstar has teased the game in a number of popular trailers, but the games studio has finally announced that the latest title in its GTA series — Grand Theft Auto V — will launch on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on September 17. The release date will frustrate die-hard fans,...
Grand Theft Auto V gets September 17 release date on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
Exploding Galaxy S III mystery solved, was likely microwaved

Shockingly Unshocking: 'Cybersecurity' FUD Has Been Big Big Business For Contractors

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Back when this hype about "cybersecurity" and "cyberwar" first started to hit the mainstream (early on, "cyberwar" was more common, but lately people focus on "cybersecurity"), we had an article which suggested that much of this really seemed to be about scaring up a panic for the sake of throwing...
Shockingly Unshocking: 'Cybersecurity' FUD Has Been Big Big Business For Contractors

Nice Analysis From Daniel Jalkut on Android as a Worthy Arch-Rival to the iPhone

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Daniel Jalkut: My fear is these botched decisions are hurting Apple, but they aren’t feeling it. Pain is a gift: the signal that prevents a burned finger tip from becoming a body engulfed in flames. Apple is numb from success, and I hope the emerging competition from Google and others...
Nice Analysis From Daniel Jalkut on Android as a Worthy Arch-Rival to the iPhone

A Woman Claims Her iPhone Battery Overheated And Melted Into A Black Ooze

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A woman says the battery in her iPhone suddenly overheated this week, oozing a dark liquid and destroying the phone. Apple, however, is refusing to replace the phone, according to its owner, Shibani Bhujle, a marketing manager in New York. It's not the first report of iPhone batteries overheating, though the...
A Woman Claims Her iPhone Battery Overheated And Melted Into A Black Ooze
Infrared holography lets firefighters see through fire and smoke
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