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Time Warner CEO would like to see an Apple-built television

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At the Business Insider Ignition conference, Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes expressed his desire to purchase a television designed and built by Apple. The CEO believes that Apple will likely have a solution to a fundamental problem with the television business -- content discovery and search. The executive doesn't believe...
Time Warner CEO would like to see an Apple-built television

Shotgun! Sunny Side for iOS shows passengers which side of the car to sit on to avoid the sun

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It’s maybe not top of your list of problems, but when traveling distances by car, bus or train, it can be a little bit irksome when you find yourself sitting with the sun in your eyes for large chunks of the journey. With that in mind, a quirky new iOS...
Shotgun! Sunny Side for iOS shows passengers which side of the car to sit on to avoid the sun
TechStars Boston Alum Placester Raises $2.5 Million For Its Professional Website Builder For Realtors

TIME WARNER CEO: I Hope Apple Makes A TV (AAPL, TWX)

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When Apple sells its own television, Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes will be one of the first in line to buy one. Speaking at our IGNITION conference, he was asked what he thought of Apple doing a TV. "I hope they do," he said, "I think Apple is a great...
TIME WARNER CEO: I Hope Apple Makes A TV (AAPL, TWX)

Housing crisis: home economics | Editorial

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Politicians have to accept there is no quick fix to the problem - and getting it right will take an attitudinal shiftHousing is at the heart of the economic crisis, and getting housing right will be part of its answer. It is also one of the toughest of political quandaries,...
Housing crisis: home economics | Editorial
SuVolta shows it can cut chip usage power by 50 percent
Why Japan blew its hardware and mobile edge

A Bad Week for Passwords, and One Way to Make It Better

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Shutterstock/Péter Gudella Passwords are having a very bad week. First came word that more than 6 million passwords belonging to LinkedIn users were compromised in an attack. Today the social music service Last.fm confirmed its password files have been compromised. Dating site eHarmony suffered another breach of its password...
A Bad Week for Passwords, and One Way to Make It Better
Want to solve the phone-locking problem? Then let's get rid of device subsidies

What the Mars Rover Can Tell Us About Climate Change

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Curiosity will hunt for signs of Martian climate change, which can help shed light on Earth's own. Scientists have made great strides in predicting what will happen to Earth's climate, but there is a fundamental problem: We only have one climate to test our hypotheses in. We can't irreversibly hack...
What the Mars Rover Can Tell Us About Climate Change
Why isn't there a creep-free dating app for women?
Smart TVs have a serious communication problem
Handle Is A Priority Engine And Task Management App For Your Inbox

Dolphin Browser Demonstrates Why Mobile-Only Is A Losing Bet

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Mobile browser Dolphin is by all accounts a quality third-party application for both iOS and Android. Dolphin was one of the first browsers to come out with gesture and voice controls, allows for excellent personalization and is reasonably fast.  It is also fundamentally flawed.  A lot has been written in...
Dolphin Browser Demonstrates Why Mobile-Only Is A Losing Bet

Facebook's New Listings Could Target LinkedIn And Craigslist (FB, LNKD)

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Facebook is making a big push to test new revenue streams. One idea it tried in its early days is classifieds ads. Now Facebook is reviving that experiment, with the project on a "fast track," according to The Daily. The ads would charge people a small fee for prominent placement...
Facebook's New Listings Could Target LinkedIn And Craigslist (FB, LNKD)

Truly Stupid Ideas: Adding DRM To HTML5

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You would have thought by now that people would understand that DRM is not only a bad idea, but totally unnecessary: Apple dropped DRM from music downloads in 2009 and seems to be making ends meet. Despite these obvious truths, the stupidity that is DRM continues to spread. Here, for...
Truly Stupid Ideas: Adding DRM To HTML5

Announcing APDB: The World's Fastest Database

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The Relational Database is dead. It had a long, distinguished life that started in 1970 with Dr. Edgar F. Codd, but it has since seen its day. Like the sextant, slide rule, and punch card, relational databases are becoming relics of the past as the industry moves towards better, faster,...
Announcing APDB: The World's Fastest Database

Editorial: TV gets prettier, smarter and dumber

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Good ideas are hard to predict, both before and after they are introduced as prototypes. The push-button (touch-tone) telephone was conceptually launched to the consumer market at the 1962 Seattle World's Fair, 21 years after the device was invented by Bell Telephone labs. Another 20 years after the Seattle...
Editorial: TV gets prettier, smarter and dumber

Schneier on Digital Feudalism, Cyberterrorism And Zombie SOPA

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Bruce Schneier is a bestselling author, TED speaker, and the founder and chief technology officer of BT Managed Security Solutions. ReadWrite got the chance to speak with the candid technologist about digital feudalism, widely considered one of the foremost voices in the world of security and privacy, government regulations and the reality...
Schneier on Digital Feudalism, Cyberterrorism And Zombie SOPA

Yes, It's Time For A Massive Infrastructure Spending Program

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I recently laid out the fundamental problem with the US economy: Massive consumer debts and high unemployment are crippling consumer spending, which accounts for about 70% of our economy. I noted that, to get the economy healthy again, consumers have to get back to work and reduce their debts. This...
Yes, It's Time For A Massive Infrastructure Spending Program

Steve Jobs: Google TV Will Go the Way of TiVo and Roku

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Steve Jobs at D8 by Asa Mathat | All Things Digital The only way to innovate in the TV industry is to make consumers want to pay full price for set-top boxes versus the ones they get virtually free, Apple CEO Steve Jobs said in an interview tonight at D8,...
Steve Jobs: Google TV Will Go the Way of TiVo and Roku

Music service Omnifone on acquisition trail as it moves to profit

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White-label digital music vendor Omnifone has acquired Swedish indie online music distributor Global Media Bank, and looks set to bolt on more companies over the next year. CEO Jeff Hughes tells paidContent the company – which powers Sony Music Unlimited, Rara and a service for BlackBerry – turned a £3.8...
Music service Omnifone on acquisition trail as it moves to profit

The future of recruiting in the technology industry

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If you spend any time hanging around founder and CEO types and ask them what their biggest problem is, you’ll hear “recruiting developers, engineers and UX/UI designers”. It’s the complaint that lead us to tackle the problem with the founding of DeveloperAuction. The fact is, since LinkedIn was created (90%...
The future of recruiting in the technology industry

THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Windows Forecasted To Steal Share From Android In The Tablet Market, Not Apple (GOOG)

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The Google Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email GOOG Up As Market Rises  The markets are up in early trading, despite initial jobless claims missing expectations. Shares of GOOG are up strong as tech rises. Investors continue look for Android momentum...
THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Windows Forecasted To Steal Share From Android In The Tablet Market, Not Apple (GOOG)

Drowning Cable Industry Grabs At Tech Lifeline = Big Mistake?

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In a move that's sure to be considered as brilliant as slapping the plans for a DeathStar into a small R2 droid to deliver them halfway across a galaxy far, far away, the U.S. cable industry is setting a research center in the heart of Silicon Valley to see if...
Drowning Cable Industry Grabs At Tech Lifeline = Big Mistake?
PaaS providers, ThroughPuter wants to parallelize your cloud

Spotify Needs Big Funding To Pay Big Content’s Tax On Success

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There’s a fundamental problem with startups that depends on premium licensed content. If you succeed, the content owners will jack up their licensing fees. This is why Business Insider’s rumor that Spotify is raising a big round of funding makes sense. In the 7 months since Spotify launched in the...
Spotify Needs Big Funding To Pay Big Content’s Tax On Success

Can big data fix a broken system for software patents?

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Legal scholars are always searching for ways to improve the U.S. patent system, sometimes via sweeping changes, but big data could help provide a technological fix to a big part of the problem. The patent system is broken — on that almost everyone agrees. There’s a backlog of applications that...
Can big data fix a broken system for software patents?

Is HP's Turnaround Strategy Sustainable?

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The most fundamental problem facing the technology giant Hewlett-Packard is that it some of the products that make up its biggest lines of business are in a long-term decline, and that new products aren’t yet generating enough revenue to make up for them. That makes the multi-year restructuring and turnaround...
Is HP's Turnaround Strategy Sustainable?

SNES-001 Advance gives two retro gamers a screen to play, guarantees no fights for TV time (video)

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There's been no shortage of SNES mods with built-in screens. They almost always tend to overlook one fundamental problem, however: with only one screen, gamers have to either share one tiny LCD or play solo, and neither option will make that Street Fighter II nostalgia trip a pleasant one....
SNES-001 Advance gives two retro gamers a screen to play, guarantees no fights for TV time (video)
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