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Former Square COO Keith Rabois Has Started A Square-Bashing War On Twitter

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Keith Rabois, former Square COO, prolific angel investor and new partner at venture firm Khosla Ventures, has been bashing his former company, Square on Twitter this weekend. This prompted Square cofounder Dennis Crowley to take to Twitter, defend Square, and bash Rabois back. And now many of the Valley's biggest...
Former Square COO Keith Rabois Has Started A Square-Bashing War On Twitter
GridVid.Me Launches Low-Cost Video Encoding To Compete With Zencoder And Encoding.com
Thieves Grab 3,600 iPad Minis Worth $1.5M In JFK Airport Heist

Dell to offer its XPS 27 and Inspiron One 23 all-in-ones with optional touchscreens

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Dell gave us a heads up back at IFA that it was planning on offering its high-end XPS 27 all-in-one with an optional touchscreen. Well, that day has come: the company just announced that it will begin accepting pre-orders today, with the touch-enabled models starting at $1,600. As a...
Dell to offer its XPS 27 and Inspiron One 23 all-in-ones with optional touchscreens

What Is the Future of Online News?

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Newspapers around the world are struggling to survive while competing with websites that offer comparable news more quickly and without a subscription fee. Many newspapers have embraced the Internet and use their own websites to post news. But their online revenue is a fraction of what they got from print...
What Is the Future of Online News?
AT&T introduces new $100 phone trade-in program

Switched On: A 4K in the road

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. The past decade has now seen at least three industry-wide technologies vie for the future of television -- HD, 3D and now 4K or UHD. The first of these -- HD -- represented a massive change for...
Switched On: A 4K in the road

A123 Systems becomes America's latest EV battery maker to file for bankruptcy

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Having been riddled with setbacks, including a major recall of faulty batteries supplied to Fisker Automotive, Michigan's favorite EV battery maker A123 Systems has filed for bankruptcy. It has also announced the sale of its main business units to rival Johnson Controls in a deal pegged at $125 million...
A123 Systems becomes America's latest EV battery maker to file for bankruptcy

Nike launches its first 3D-printed football cleat, Ryan Fitzpatrick will be pleased

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While we're still giddy at the idea of printing our own phone case, Nike's gone more than a few steps further with its latest innovation. The Swoosh has managed to 3D print the base plate of its latest football cleat, the Vapor Laser Talon. The boot was created using...
Nike launches its first 3D-printed football cleat, Ryan Fitzpatrick will be pleased

Pirate Bay and isoHunt Respond to Google Search Result Punishment

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Last week Google announced that it would lower the search engine rankings of websites that receive a high number of DMCA takedown requests, independent of whether the linked content is lawful or not. The algorithm change is being implemented this week and it should severely degrade the rankings of websites...
Pirate Bay and isoHunt Respond to Google Search Result Punishment

Let's All 3D Print Our Houses, What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

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Artist’s rendering. Is there anything 3D printers won’t wholly revolutionize? There’s the gun trade and illicit narcotics market, there’s the fine art of burrito making, and now, Atlantic Cities reports, a USC professor is working on a means of using them to wholly disrupt the construction business. That’s right–he proposes that...
Let's All 3D Print Our Houses, What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
iFixit tears down the new MacBook Pro’s Retina display, an “engineering marvel”

POLL: Will You Buy The iPad Mini? (AAPL)

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Apple's iPad Mini is a fraction of the size of the regular iPad, but the hype surrounding it is deafening. Now that it's been officially announced and we know what it's all about, what do you think? Please follow SAI: Tools on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story...
POLL: Will You Buy The iPad Mini? (AAPL)

Is Apple Supplier Foxconn Finally Giving Its Workers a Fair Shake?

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Apple and its factory partner, Foxconn, have made great strides in bringing Foxconn's labor conditions into compliance with local laws, the Fair Labor Association said Tuesday. Not surprisingly, independent labor rights monitoring organizations remain skeptical that real progress has been made. In a status report made public on Tuesday, the...
Is Apple Supplier Foxconn Finally Giving Its Workers a Fair Shake?

Only a small fraction of students count as true digital natives- the rest are no better at technology than the rest. http://j.mp/aB6YhG

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Only a small fraction of students count as true digital natives- the rest are no better at technology than the rest. http://j.mp/aB6YhG

Electronic Arts beats street for Q4 on decent game sales with $1.04 billon in revenue and EPS of $0.55

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Today Electronic Arts (EA) reported its fourth quarter financial performance, including revenue of $1.04 billon and earnings per share of $0.55. Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.50 per share on revenue of $1 billion. With analyst expectations beat by a margin, EA is doing slightly better than expected, but that doesn’t mean...
Electronic Arts beats street for Q4 on decent game sales with $1.04 billon in revenue and EPS of $0.55

Apple Fails In Its Attempt To Have Samsung Phones Banned From Sale

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Will the legal to-ing and fro-ing between Apple and Samsung ever stop? Cupertino (the cooler firm) has just lost its latest battle, this time to prevent any of Samsung's smartphones from being sold in the U.S. According to District Judge Lucy Koh, "The phones at issue in this case contain...
Apple Fails In Its Attempt To Have Samsung Phones Banned From Sale

Yahoo! Looks Into its Future and Sees Hadoop

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Hadoop is gaining more commercial acceptance. We see a number of signs of its growing popularity. It became abundantly clear in a recent conversation we had with a Yahoo! executive who says the company is rebuilding its future on the distributed warehousing and analytics technology. It's a similar track we...
Yahoo! Looks Into its Future and Sees Hadoop

FreshBook releases its iPad app to help 5 million businesses manage their accounting from anywhere

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Small businesses can rejoice today as cloud accounting service, FreshBooks, releases its new, native iPad app for “on-the-go service-based professionals”. This app follows its other mobile versions that became available earlier this year for the iPhone. Known for its accounting services that small business owners use to keep track of...
FreshBook releases its iPad app to help 5 million businesses manage their accounting from anywhere

Shutting down spammers

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Twitter continues to grow at a record pace -- we now have 140 million active users and more than 340 million Tweets each day. As our reach expands, we become a more attractive target for spammers. While spam is a small fraction of the incredible content you can find on...
Shutting down spammers

New Ericsson lawsuits against Samsung indirectly help Apple in fight against FRAND abuse

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Ericsson just announced that it has sued Samsung -- not for the first time in history -- over various wireless standard-essential patents (SEPs). This dispute is interesting in its own right, but the issues it raises are even more interesting in light of the SEP issues pending between Apple and...
New Ericsson lawsuits against Samsung indirectly help Apple in fight against FRAND abuse

Recurly Recurls Pricing – New Entrepreneurs Not Happy

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Up until now I’ve been preparing a raving review about how much I love the recurring payment service, Recurly.  Previously, at simply a fraction of the price of each payment on the service, it was very simple for any entrepreneur to get set up with the service and have an...
Recurly Recurls Pricing – New Entrepreneurs Not Happy

Media Firms Probed on Data Release

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Federal investigators examined whether media firms used high-speed systems to give some investors access to data a fraction of a second ahead of the release time, but the U.S. decided not to file criminal charges....
Media Firms Probed on Data Release

From the archive, 11 July 1955: Reflections from a cab rank

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A taxi driver always knows where he is going; his big trouble is that he cannot get there and back quickly enough for the next jobEvery motorist is sure that his driving is above average and reproach, and a taxi driver is even more sure than most. He should be....
From the archive, 11 July 1955: Reflections from a cab rank
Digital magazine numbers have doubled, but only make up one percent of overall sales

Pepper Rises: Active Networks Relaunches Plancast With A New Design

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Plancast, a TC alumni startup that limped along in the deadpool for a few years, has just relaunched under new ownership. ActiveNetwork paid an undisclosed sum last spring and spent the summer updating the site. Co-founders Jay Marcyes and Mark Hendrickson are no longer maintaining the service. “We made a...
Pepper Rises: Active Networks Relaunches Plancast With A New Design
PS4's 'play while downloading' feature arrives on PS3 first with 'The Last of Us'

LG's Flagship Optimus G Slated To Hit AT&T And Sprint Shelves Later This Year

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LG’s last big (and I mean big) smartphone release around these parts was the Intuition, a funky phablet that many a critic panned. Thankfully, the company’s straight-laced follow-up — the nicely spec’d Optimus G — was revealed earlier this month, and now both AT&T and Sprint have signed on to...
LG's Flagship Optimus G Slated To Hit AT&T And Sprint Shelves Later This Year

Exoskeleton Lets The Paralyzed Walk Again

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A research team at the Santa Lucia Foundation in Italy is working on a way to restore the ability to walk to those paralyzed from the waist down, according to New Scientist. To hold the person up and propel them forward, the team created an exoskeleton - a set of...
Exoskeleton Lets The Paralyzed Walk Again

Everything about Blackberry's iPhone fighter

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Leak after leak has given us a pretty good look at Blackberry's upcoming savior devices and operating system. FORTUNE -- With its shares trading at a fraction of what they were five years ago and dwindling ownership of the smartphone market, Research in Motion desperately needs a hit with BlackBerry...
Everything about Blackberry's iPhone fighter
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