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Norway has more bandwidth than all of Africa & other broadband gaps

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Broadband use in Africa, the Middle East and Latin America are growing incredibly quickly, but developed nations are still the heaviest broadband users. This research out from Telegeography today shouldn’t come as any big surprise but the fact that Norway has access to more bandwidth than the entire African continent...
Norway has more bandwidth than all of Africa & other broadband gaps

Google Chrome for Android gets desktop pages, home shortcuts

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Google gave the Chrome for Android beta a major update (Google Play) Tuesday that filled in key gaps in the otherwise advanced browser. Like the stock Android 4.0 browser, Chrome can now ask for the desktop version of a page if the mobile version is either undesirable or doesn't work....
Google Chrome for Android gets desktop pages, home shortcuts

Hackers exploit 'guest user' account of software that allows remote operation

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Hackers took over computers running equipment at a New Jersey company earlier this year, exploiting gaps in popular software used worldwide to remotely operate elevators, medical equipment, access checkpoints and operations, an FBI document shows. Read full article >>...
Hackers exploit 'guest user' account of software that allows remote operation

Does Facebook Really Want a Semantic Web?

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Shared by Jesse Stay This is completely incorrect - fb:app_id, fb:page_id, and fb:admins are all part of the spec - see:http://developers.facebook.com/docs/opengraphunder "Getting Started".My guess is that the fb_app_id is either an alias, or a bug in the code of that website itself. No one is getting special treatment here. That...
Does Facebook Really Want a Semantic Web?
RIM hires a search firm to find more tech experience for its board

Zynga Makes A Bigger Play For Arcade-Style Games With Bubble Safari

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Zynga is taking yet another step away from its long line of casual sim “-Ville” games today with the launch of Bubble Safari. It’s a arcade game where a monkey named “Bubbles” has to shoot down pieces of fruit hanging above him to save his friends from poachers. If he...
Zynga Makes A Bigger Play For Arcade-Style Games With Bubble Safari

Lynx A 3D point-and-shoot camera/tablet does motion capture and 3D modeling, we go hands-on

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Earlier this year, a group of enterprising students from the University of Texas unveiled the Lynx A 3D camera and asked for money to fund its construction on Kickstarter. Since then, they've soared past their funding goal of $50,000, and are getting ready to ship out their first set...
Lynx A 3D point-and-shoot camera/tablet does motion capture and 3D modeling, we go hands-on

No, the Neanderthal genome has not been completed

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The new genome (in red) is shown in relationship to other human genomes. http://www.eva.mpg.de/neandertal/index.html Today, the people behind the Neanderthal genome project (Svante Pääbo's group at the Max Planck Institute) loosed yet another Neanderthal genome on the world, a genome that many press outlets are calling "complete." This one...
No, the Neanderthal genome has not been completed

Salesforce.com yields to pressure over analytics pricing

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Salesforce.com will include some new analytics capabilities at no additional cost with the Enterprise and Unlimited editions of its CRM (customer relationship management) software, following complaints from customers who argued that the features should have been used to fill long-standing gaps in the products' core functionality, not sold separately....
Salesforce.com yields to pressure over analytics pricing
Spot On: the anti-productive "predictive intelligence" service

Just returned from NGO-organised visit to Dharavi slum. Life in the cracks and gaps. Yet lots of smiles. http://bit.ly/bZ720i

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Just returned from NGO-organised visit to Dharavi slum. Life in the cracks and gaps. Yet lots of smiles. http://bit.ly/bZ720i
Disappearance of Israel and Cyprus details on Flickr highlight gaps in Nokia's maps

Why You Can't Watch the Best Show on HBO on HBO Go

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“Hard Knocks” doesn’t have dwarves or dragons or naked (female) breasts. But it’s one of HBO’s best shows: If you love football, you know this already. If you don’t, you may be surprised to learn it’s a super-compelling, 5-episode reality show that is also about the Miami Dolphins’ training camp.*...
Why You Can't Watch the Best Show on HBO on HBO Go

Is GLAS.t the Ultimate iPhone Screen Protector?

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I can’t answer that right now, but from what I am reading and watching, it sure seems to be. If you are like me and many others out there and don’t like using cases often, you need to make sure your screen is protected. You never know when you will...
Is GLAS.t the Ultimate iPhone Screen Protector?

Improving Education Through Better Teachers

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theodp writes "The teaching profession gets schooled in cover stories from the big pubs this weekend, as Newsweek makes the case for Why We Must Fire Bad Teachers, and the NY Times offers the more hopeful Building a Better Teacher. For the past half-century, professional educators believed that if they...
Improving Education Through Better Teachers

Small objects blazing a path through Saturn's F ring

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From a distance, Saturn's rings look flawlessly smooth, as if they've been in their current state indefinitely. But as the Voyager and Cassini probes have witnessed, the rings are incredibly dynamic. Small moons shepherd the ice and dust that comprise the rings, providing them with structure. At the same...
Small objects blazing a path through Saturn's F ring
Why Apple Maps needs Foursquare's 50 million venues

PLUMgrid Raises $10.7 Million With Goal To Become The New Platform For Networking

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PLUMgrid has raised $10.7 million in Series A funding from Hummer Winblad and US Venture Partners to build an operating system that serves the network as much as the modern x86 processor is the foundation for the compute power we use every day to run our applications. The network is...
PLUMgrid Raises $10.7 Million With Goal To Become The New Platform For Networking

Google Apps Users Can Now Get 24×7 Phone Support For Chrome

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Google just announced that Google Apps for Business, Education and Government customers can now call and email the company with their questions about Chrome. Google, of course, has always been somewhat notorious for its lack of customer support options, but this is slowly changing. Last November, for example, the company announced...
Google Apps Users Can Now Get 24×7 Phone Support For Chrome

Disruptions: And the Privacy Gaps Just Keep On Coming

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Patricia Poss of the F.T.C.'s mobile unit says companies should build security into their products from the outset, not after a privacy debacle....
Disruptions: And the Privacy Gaps Just Keep On Coming
Twitterrific 5.1 brings new features and fixes, teases push notifications en route

Salesforce.com yields to pressure over analytics pricing

www.networkworld.com
Salesforce.com will include some new analytics capabilities at no additional cost with the Enterprise and Unlimited editions of its CRM (customer relationship management) software, following complaints from customers who argued that the features should have been used to fill long-standing gaps in the products' core functionality, not sold separately....
Salesforce.com yields to pressure over analytics pricing

Nokia marketing head: Customers' 'biggest complaint' is missing apps

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We managed to grab a quick chat with Nokia's Global Head of Smartphone Marketing, Vesa Jutila, following the global launch of the Lumia 925. When asked about the still-notable absence of some mainstream apps within Windows Phone 8, Jutila was surprisingly frank. With reference to the company's Lumia series,...
Nokia marketing head: Customers' 'biggest complaint' is missing apps
Meteor fortifies framework with authentication, user account controls

RIM: first BlackBerry 10 devices to focus on mid-range and up, entry-level may be ready in 2013

www.engadget.com
RIM's Q2 earnings details have had a common theme of a silver lining to darker clouds, and that edge may have grown a bit brighter with hints of the company's longer-term BlackBerry 10 roadmap. When asked about the release strategy, CEO Thorsten Heins said that the first BB10 devices...
RIM: first BlackBerry 10 devices to focus on mid-range and up, entry-level may be ready in 2013

Hulu's "Shark Tank" Problem

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I think “Shark Tank” is one of the best hours on TV right now. Want to see for yourself? Tune in on Friday nights to ABC, where the reality show/startup competition is in its fourth season. Mark Cuban makes a particularly excellent hero/villain. Don’t want to watch TV on Friday nights?...
Hulu's "Shark Tank" Problem

Nokia Fixes Lumia 900 Data Woes Ahead Of Schedule With New Software Update

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Nokia certainly didn’t waste any time when it came to fixing that pesky data connection bug that popped up in a new first-run Lumia 900s. Just two days after Nokia acknowledged the issue and pledged to make things right, they’ve already made that critical update available to those in need....
Nokia Fixes Lumia 900 Data Woes Ahead Of Schedule With New Software Update
New fossil finds filling in history of tetrapods

SharePoint 2013 Challenges and Questions for CIOs

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SharePoint 2013 arrives with a new user interface and new collaboration, search, storage and task management features. But gaps remain in areas like social and mobile, and upgrading and governing SharePoint is still rife with challenges....
SharePoint 2013 Challenges and Questions for CIOs

LG Intuition spied in press shots, leaves one piece of the puzzle left to go

www.engadget.com
The LG Intuition may be one of Verizon's more poorly-kept secrets of recent memory. Apart from LG itself having confirmed that an Optimus Vu rebranding is due for the US within weeks, there's been pricing and even an uncannily detailed FCC filing to fill in the gaps. Why not...
LG Intuition spied in press shots, leaves one piece of the puzzle left to go
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