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Yahoo didn't buy Tumblr. They bought Tumblr's market position

OnLive was reportedly sold for roughly $5 million to venture capital firm

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Even though weeks have passed since that well-documented OnLive kerfuffle took place, where unfortunate layoffs and the formation of a "new company" were at the forefront of it all, previously unknown details are still coming out of the woodwork. According to Mercury News, the once-promising cloud gaming outfit was...
OnLive was reportedly sold for roughly $5 million to venture capital firm

The inescapable ’80s: 8-bit, SimCity, and Wing Commander all make a comeback

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I do everything I can to not dwell too much on the 1980s and early 1990s, but sometimes I just don’t have any other choice. I think it’s a generalized problem you experience as you get older: try as you might, you can’t completely abandon your formative years, full of...
The inescapable ’80s: 8-bit, SimCity, and Wing Commander all make a comeback
Communications satellites no longer classed as weapons, US export ban lifted

AMD Will Build 64-bit ARM based Opteron CPUs for Servers, Production in 2014

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Last year AMD officially became an ARM licensee, although the deal wasn't publicized at the time. Fast forward to June 2012 and we saw the first fruits of that deal: AMD announced it would integrate ARM's Cortex A5 core into its 2013 APUs to enable TrustZone support. Today comes...
AMD Will Build 64-bit ARM based Opteron CPUs for Servers, Production in 2014

Dailyplaces: Location-Based Microblogging

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We are no longer restricted by the ball and chain of desktop computers and ethernet cables. We create content from wherever we please, making location an ever increasing part of that content, and applications like Dailyplaces are helping to bring time and place to the forefront of content creation. Dailyplaces...
Dailyplaces: Location-Based Microblogging

Pirate Bay Ban Rockets Pirate Party Website Into The Big Time

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The Pirate Bay has suffered censorship in many countries across Europe but the recent steps against the torrent site in the UK have generated a much bigger response than similar actions previously taken against the site elsewhere. It’s not absolutely clear why this is the case but it’s certainly possible...
Pirate Bay Ban Rockets Pirate Party Website Into The Big Time
School District Dumps $2 Million 'Online Textbook' Program After Discovering Some Students Can't Afford Broadband

Why Are So Many Black People On Twitter?

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There are a lot of black people on Twitter. The numbers, taken from the annual report on Twitter by Edison Research, don’t lie. While black people make up about 12% of the general population, they account for 25% of the population of users on Twitter. I always felt like this...
Why Are So Many Black People On Twitter?

Gadgetwise Blog: Touch, Speak, Tap: Taking 5 Connected Cars for a Spin

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Buyers now expect their cars to have the capabilities of their smartphones, so automakers have complied. To gauge the systems, Sam Grobart, Tool Kit columnist, spent time with five cars from automakers in the forefront of telematics....
Gadgetwise Blog: Touch, Speak, Tap: Taking 5 Connected Cars for a Spin

Verizon gearing up to deliver ‘text-to-911′ capabilities

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Verizon has selected a vendor that will help the company deliver the ability to text 911 emergency services, The Hill has learned. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski commended the company for the move. By accepting texts in this way, in lieu of a phone call, Verizon could set the stage for those...
Verizon gearing up to deliver ‘text-to-911′ capabilities

Korora Linux 18 aims to deliver a friendlier Fedora

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There's no doubt that desktop Linux has become increasingly user-friendly over the years, but it's equally true that some distributions focus more on ease of use than others do. Ubuntu and Linux Mint are two examples at the forefront of this usability trend, but recently I came across another...
Korora Linux 18 aims to deliver a friendlier Fedora

Cairn Trust – Small business, big idea

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Planning ahead for a family member with a disability, mental illness or dementia can be daunting. That's where the Cairn Trust comes inName Cairn Trust ManagementFounders Nicola Smith and Sophie DobsonCompany started April 2010Number of employees 2Based GlasgowWhat's the big idea?Helping people set up a trust during their lifetime or...
Cairn Trust – Small business, big idea
FAA forms committee to study use of electronics on planes
Moving to digital-first is great, Disney - now go kill DVDs

Facebook Home, a forked Android OS, to take center stage -- report

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The operating system is reportedly going to be running on HTC devices and put Facebook's features at the forefront. [Read more]...
Facebook Home, a forked Android OS, to take center stage -- report

Facebook is now testing an ad unit that allows developers to drive app installs

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Yes, we’re all aware that Facebook has to figure out how to monetize its powerful mobile platform. Facebook is clearly aware of this too, as it has just announced a new beta ad unit that lets developers drive app installs. Here’s what Facebook had to say about it: Facebook has...
Facebook is now testing an ad unit that allows developers to drive app installs
Larry Page wants 'great love' for Google, says its future depends on knowing more about you

First Downloaded and 3D Printed Pirate Bay Ship Arrives

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A decade ago people were truly amazed to find out that they could download entire movies using BitTorrent. At the time substantial online video simply didn’t exist, and BitTorrent was an eye opener which has since become the movie industry’s biggest worry. As one of the older torrent sites around,...
First Downloaded and 3D Printed Pirate Bay Ship Arrives
AT&T focuses on retail with a 10,000 square foot megastore in Chicago

POGUE: Don't Upgrade To The New iPad If You Already Have An iPad 2 (AAPL)

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The new iPad reviews are in. New York Times' tech guru has his own take on Apple's new tablet. He likes it. But while Pogue does seem to like the new iPad's high-resolution Retina display, better camera, and 4G LTE data speeds, he pegs the device as just a...
POGUE: Don't Upgrade To The New iPad If You Already Have An iPad 2 (AAPL)

Microsoft finalizes latest Forefront identity-management release

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FIM 2010 R2 is available now to TechNet and MSDN subscribers....
Microsoft finalizes latest Forefront identity-management release

Google Glass Wannahaves, Your Moment Is Almost Here

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Are you anxiously wondering if you've successfully talked your way into early access to Google Glass, the company's wearable augmented reality technology? You can just about stop holding your breath. Almost. "Over the next few days," Google wrote in a post on the Project Glass Google+ page, "we'll be sending out...
Google Glass Wannahaves, Your Moment Is Almost Here

Tech Weekly Podcast: Gesture control technologies

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This week we discuss gesture control technologies and how this form of interaction with computers is set to give birth to a new user-interface experience.Charles Arthur meets Assaf Gad from Israeli software company Pointgrab to discuss their hand gesture recognition technology and Aleks Krotoski talks to creative technologist Evan Grant...
Tech Weekly Podcast: Gesture control technologies

Fancy doubles its user base to 500k in two months, launches an Android app

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Since launching its commerce platform in February, Fancy has gone on to double its user base to 500,000. A lot of signups is all good and well, but what really counts is how often engaged those users are. While Fancy itself wants to veer away from the Pinterest comparison, it’s...
Fancy doubles its user base to 500k in two months, launches an Android app

Red Hat CEO: We're the cloud leader -- with Linux

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Jim Whitehurst says it's not just Red Hat's products, but its philosophy that place it at the forefront of cloud computing...
Red Hat CEO: We're the cloud leader -- with Linux

VIDEO: Can Wii U revive Nintendo profits?

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Nintendo has launched its new console Wii U in the UK. Industry experts see the release as a last chance for Nintendo to stay at the forefront of gaming...
VIDEO: Can Wii U revive Nintendo profits?

How much is each Facebook user worth?

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Facebook’s latest valuation just reached over $100 billion, and for some reason that struck a chord with me, especially considering the number of users on Facebook. So, just because it’s an interesting thing to think about and not a serious calculation, we decided to do some math: We reported earlier today that the last auction of...
How much is each Facebook user worth?
The Jolla 'Other Half' is the Nokia version of an Android smartphone, sort of
Apple, Google fall off list of America's 20 most-trusted companies
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