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One Day, You Won't Have To Pay Extra For Smartphone Data Plans, Cisco's CEO Predicts (CSCO)

Help a Startup Out: A Craigslist for Startups

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Startups may need help recruiting online just like more traditional companies, but when it comes to also finding advice, getting feedback or seeking early partnerships, it's not easy to meet these needs in one handy location. Chris McCann and Brendan McManus, the co-founders behind the Startup Digest email event newsletter,...
Help a Startup Out: A Craigslist for Startups
Conferize Joins A Crowded Conference Content Tracking Market With A New Platfom

A CAPTCHA That Asks How You Feel About Homosexuality

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Choose wisely. (Photo: screencap) CAPTCHAs are a good way to sort the bots from the bodies, providing a bulwark against the never-ending flood of spam. But because proving you’re human requires a moment of your attention, captchas also happen to be a great place to embed a political message. That’s...
A CAPTCHA That Asks How You Feel About Homosexuality
Solar-powered LEDs flood Tokyo river during the city’s firefly festival [PICS]
Elon Musk paints rosier picture of Tesla's slower production, fund raising
Iconic Shanghai Apple Store floods, temporary closes
Amid privacy concerns, Quora stops publishing your reading activity in news feeds

Here Are 12 Ways To Make Your iPhone Feel Brand-New

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Is your iPhone feeling stale? There's an app for that.  If you just bought an iPhone 5, sticking to the same old apps doesn't make the experience fresh. And if you're sticking with your old model, new apps are a great way to feel like you're keeping up with the...
Here Are 12 Ways To Make Your iPhone Feel Brand-New

Nexus 7 review: the best $200 tablet you can buy

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In 2008, when the Eee PC was revolutionizing the computing world and driving every manufacturer to make cheaper and smaller laptops, Sony washed its hands of the whole thing. The "race to the bottom," the company said, would profoundly impact the industry, killing profit margins and flooding the market...
Nexus 7 review: the best $200 tablet you can buy
Selling (out) the future of computer interaction

DirecTV scores a batch of 4K TV trademarks, content remains a pie in the sky

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Despite the flood of 4K TVs that are emerging this year, there won't be a lot of content to play on them in the near future short of space galleries and the World Cup. The team at DirecTV can't provide an immediate solution, but it's at least getting ahead...
DirecTV scores a batch of 4K TV trademarks, content remains a pie in the sky

Report of fixes in Apple Maps triggers a flood of complaints

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For Apple, no good deed goes unpunished FORTUNE -- As Tim Cook promised last fall, Apple (AAPL) has been working hard behind the scenes to improve its much-maligned iOS Maps app  - the one that famously replaced Google (GOOG) Maps. On Tuesday, The Loop's Jim Dalrymple rattled off some of the...
Report of fixes in Apple Maps triggers a flood of complaints
Fighting dirty: Microsoft's mean 'Scroogled' ads are a sign of what's to come

Flickr Suffers Outage Four Days After Major Revamp

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It appears Yahoo-owned Flickr has suffered the first significant outage after its major revamp. People online are reporting the site going down, with some tweets marked as early as 5:30PM PDT, says TNW. That was about six hours ago, at time of writing. Flickr also tweeted its acknowledgement of the site going...
Flickr Suffers Outage Four Days After Major Revamp

Watcing - Flood traps miners in China (@Reuters video) http://bit.ly/d5AZhv

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Watcing - Flood traps miners in China (@Reuters video) http://bit.ly/d5AZhv

People Are Writing To NASA About The World Ending Like It's Santa Claus And Christmas

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If you haven't already heard, the world is supposed to end this Friday.The Mayan Calendar, the most robust calendar ever, suggests the world was created on August 11, 3114 BC. Then, the Mayan calendar would have looked like this: 13-0-0-0-0.This Friday, on December 21,2012, it's supposed to look the. Exact....
People Are Writing To NASA About The World Ending Like It's Santa Claus And Christmas

Mapped: Food banks across the UK

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See our open directory of food banks across the UK - created by Guardian readers. Add yours to the map hereAs part of our Breadline Britain series, it was revealed half a million people a year will be in receipt of a food parcel by 2016, by which time it...
Mapped: Food banks across the UK

DailyDirt: Do You Trust Digital Currencies?

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Global financial markets have shown that respectable currencies can be threatened by the actions of relatively small economies. The basis of modern money is trust, not the value of gold or of any particular physical goods. Perhaps digital currencies could provide some alternatives for small countries (who shall remain nameless,...
DailyDirt: Do You Trust Digital Currencies?

Groupon Blows It Again -- Restates Earnings After A Flood Of Buyers Demand Refunds (GRPN)

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Groupon can't get out of its own way. After missing the bottom line in its first quarter as a public company, Groupon is now restating its Q4 earnings after a higher-than-expected number of customers demanded refunds. The stock is getting smashed in after-hours trading, falling more than 10% to...
Groupon Blows It Again -- Restates Earnings After A Flood Of Buyers Demand Refunds (GRPN)

Halo 4 trailer video shows Forerunners, new tech

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At the Microsoft press briefing this morning, the Halo 4 video showed the audience new and expected features of the highly anticipated upcoming game. In the video, strange new lifeforms creep out of the jungle. While we know that the covenant are returning for this installment, these are new...
Halo 4 trailer video shows Forerunners, new tech

Yelp Shares Spike; So Much for Lockup Expiration

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So much for the lockup expiration hindering Yelp shares. The stock is surging 20 percent to $21.86 on heavy trading volume Wednesday, even as today is the end of Yelp’s lockup period for early investors. A flood of shares was free to hit the market this morning. Read the rest...
Yelp Shares Spike; So Much for Lockup Expiration

Messenger Social: Building the Ultimate Social Dashboard for Staying in Touch while Eliminating the Noise

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Over the past year or so, I’ve been part of the team working on building the next version of the social news feed on Windows Live. Yesterday, the next iteration of this feature was made broadly available on http://home.live.com and http://profile.live.com. As I look back at the work we’ve...
Messenger Social: Building the Ultimate Social Dashboard for Staying in Touch while Eliminating the Noise
The Verge live at Mobile World Congress
"Every time technology changes, it changes what people in the plot can do." An Interview With Margaret Atwood

Flood of leaked images suggest Nokia EOS smartphone with huge PureView camera

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Images of an alleged Nokia EOS chassis have leaked from what appears to be a factory, lending some credence to previous rumors of a camera-centric handset from the Finnish outfit. Other shots from GSM Arena and a Twitter user called @ViziLeaks, (with exactly three tweets under that name) also...
Flood of leaked images suggest Nokia EOS smartphone with huge PureView camera

Windows RT 8.1 devices with Snapdragon 800 processors to arrive later this year

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The flood of Snapdragon 800 hardware hasn't arrived just yet, but Qualcomm says it expects we'll see Windows RT 8.1 devices with their flagship silicon "later this year." There's still no word on which manufacturers will be using the San Diego-based firm's processors, but you can be sure the...
Windows RT 8.1 devices with Snapdragon 800 processors to arrive later this year

Tweet Tips

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Tweet Tips is a post from Chris PirilloI created a TypeWith.me document and tweeted the link out to my followers. Within seconds, we had reached the 16-user maximum. After serious trolling, those who played along with me came up with this set of Twitter tips.I didn’t really copy edit, nor...
Tweet Tips
Apple's iPhone profits have 'likely peaked'

Do you think consoles in general are doomed, then? Serious question. I don't play games much so I don't really have a horse in this race. I think asking Nintendo to make games for iOS - a platform that doesn't have any traditional game controls to speak o

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Not necessarily. But I think the market for gaming-only consoles has peaked. That's why it's smart for Xbox and Playstation to focus more on all forms of entertainment in the living room.  Console gaming will long have its die-hards. But casual gamers already far outnumber them. I think focusing on...
Do you think consoles in general are doomed, then? Serious question. I don't play games much so I don't really have a horse in this race. I think asking Nintendo to make games for iOS - a platform that doesn't have any traditional game controls to speak o
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