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gathering dust

The Soccket Is An Electricity-Generating Soccer Ball For The Developing World
World's first color film footage discovered in England

OUYA Reveals New Games For The Platform, Including Tim Schafer's Double Fine Adventure And The Cave

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Our own Romain Dillet noted the regrettable lack of confirmed games for the upcoming OUYA Android-based home gaming console just yesterday. Today, as if in answer, OUYA founder and CEO Julie Uhrman spoke at DICE to announce some new launch partners for the Kickstarter-funded project. The newly announced titles include...
OUYA Reveals New Games For The Platform, Including Tim Schafer's Double Fine Adventure And The Cave

Optical Delusion? Fiber Booms Again, Despite Bust.

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Telecom contractor Bob Sellenriek recently bought three massive bulldozers and fitted them with cable-burying plows that had been gathering dust in his warehouse for a decade. Mr. Sellenriek needed the plows for something he has done very little of since the telecom bubble burst and wiped out $2 trillion in...
Optical Delusion? Fiber Booms Again, Despite Bust.

Google Refuses Texas AG's Request for Business Documents

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KellbotSo much for Google’s promise to cooperate with the Texas attorney general’s investigation of its business practices. With that pledge now two years in the past and gathering dust, the company is taking a decidedly different approach to Texas AG Greg Abbott’s repeated requests for documents it has allegedly been...
Google Refuses Texas AG's Request for Business Documents
Chappelle Show Creator Gives Grieving MCA Fans A Treat, Viacom Gives Them The Finger

Charger Not Included: U.K. Carrier O2 To Sell HTC Phone With USB Cable But No Plug

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Peer into the drawers of the average gadget addict and you’re sure to find a tangled mess of unused chargers gathering dust. Mobile phones are a prime offender in creating redundant gadget junk, with new models released every few months to drive upgrades. Indeed, U.K. carrier O2 calculates there are...
Charger Not Included: U.K. Carrier O2 To Sell HTC Phone With USB Cable But No Plug

Tech vs. the Volcano

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When the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull erupted and subsequently spread its ash across European flight paths the industry it had the most effect on was travel. But it has had an effect on the tech sector as well, even if it has been under-reported. That tech industry mainstay, the conference, was...
Tech vs. the Volcano

Blooie Launches Its Chat Platform For Online Publishers, Powered By The Interest-Graph

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Promising to help online publishers increase engagement, ensuring that visitors stick around for longer and return more often, Blooie’s chat and analytics platform gets its official push today. In its initial offering, it provides a way for publishers to embed a chat facility onto their site which connects visitors one-to-one...
Blooie Launches Its Chat Platform For Online Publishers, Powered By The Interest-Graph
AirPlaying music and video from iPad to Raspberry Pi--it's as easy as...

Hulu Plus Comes to the Wii Today, Nintendo 3DS Later this Year

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Remember the Nintendo Wii? That game console you really wanted to have a few years ago but that is now gathering dust somewhere in your attic? Neither did we, until we heard about the launch of Hulu Plus for the Wii today. It's hard not to think that Hulu is...
Hulu Plus Comes to the Wii Today, Nintendo 3DS Later this Year

The digital treasures that are gathering dust

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Digitised back-catalogue titles need more publicity, otherwise we're all losing outFor such a conservative industry, publishing has an endearingly whiggish faith in literary progress. An author's latest is always "their best yet", while every debut is heralded with messianic zeal. The side effect of this is that any book more...
The digital treasures that are gathering dust

U.S. Court Asked to Release Megaupload Search Warrants

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More than nine months have passed since Megaupload’s servers were raided by the U.S. Government. All this time Megaupload’s 1,103 servers have been gathering dust at Carpathia Hosting in the United States. After initial negotiations over a voluntary return of user data failed, entrepreneur and Megaupload user Kyle Goodwin lost...
U.S. Court Asked to Release Megaupload Search Warrants

Injustice Continues as Megaupload User Data Negotiations Go Bust

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Almost nine months have passed since Megaupload’s servers were raided by the U.S. Government yet after all this time there is no agreement on how former users can retrieve their files. Meanwhile, Megaupload’s 1103 servers are gathering dust at Carpathia Hosting in the United States. Behind the scenes representatives for...
Injustice Continues as Megaupload User Data Negotiations Go Bust

New Giant Prehistoric Fish Species Found Gathering Dust in Museums

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Researchers find two new species of giant, filter-feeding fish that swam the oceans for 100 million years, filling the ecological niche that was later occupied by whales....
New Giant Prehistoric Fish Species Found Gathering Dust in Museums
What hardware companies should know about Kickstarter

Startup Weekend Next looks to stamp out 30,000 entrepreneurs in new training program

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Call it Startup Weekend on steroids. The Seattle nonprofit today is unveiling a new four-week training program that’s designed to get people off their duffs, pursuing that entrepreneurial idea that’s been gathering dust for too long. Dubbed Startup Weekend Next, the program is a departure for the organization, which up...
Startup Weekend Next looks to stamp out 30,000 entrepreneurs in new training program

How a theater major went from scripts and sequels to scripting SQL

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Let me clear something up straightaway: my passion is, was, and will always be theater—singing and acting, to be specific. I dreamed of becoming an actor while growing up in Brooklyn, was classically trained at the University of Pennsylvania, and worked for a number of years at a local theater...
How a theater major went from scripts and sequels to scripting SQL
Microsoft tries too hard, flubs privacy-related attack on Google
7-Eleven clerk says Amazon Lockers are pretty much sitting empty

Here are Etsy’s own tips for getting your goods noticed and sold on the online craft marketplace

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Etsy should be your first port of call if you have something authentic to sell online. The marketplace for vintage and handmade goods lists millions of items. In the jewelry shop alone, buyers can browse almost 2.7 million items at any given time. Buyers on Etsy are spoiled for choice....
Here are Etsy’s own tips for getting your goods noticed and sold on the online craft marketplace
How An Airbnb "Super Host" Plans To Reinvent The Online Clothing Market

Booting Up: Day After iPhone Christmas Edition

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Today even perfectly functional iPhones look like this. (Photo: flickr.com/jocke66) Don’t look now, but is that the University of California doing a spot of patent trolling? This august institution has just sued Facebook, Disney, and Wal-Mart for infringing on patents related browsers running interactive applications. [PC World] In which Apple...
Booting Up: Day After iPhone Christmas Edition

Google Books Fosters Intellectual, Legal Crossroads

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Nobody in their right mind opposes the intellectual soundness of digitizing the world’s books – even titles gathering dust in the stacks of university libraries — and making them available online. Yet Google will encounter stiff resistance in a Manhattan federal court Thursday during a marathon hearing that could grant...
Google Books Fosters Intellectual, Legal Crossroads
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