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Q&A: Andru Edwards gears up for Seattle Mind Camp 8

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Seattle Mind Camp organizer Andru Edwards Seattle tech writer Andru Edwards, the editor in chief of GearLive.com and a GeekWire contributor, is also the organizer of the longstanding Seattle Mind Camp “unconference” — the 8th installment of which will be held Dec. 15 and 16 in Seattle. So what is...
Q&A: Andru Edwards gears up for Seattle Mind Camp 8

Were Turntable.fm and "Group Listening" Just a Summertime Fad?

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Other than Spotify, there could hardly have been a more buzz-worthy music startup this summer than Turntable.fm. The group listening and virtual DJing app seemed to come out of nowhere and take the Web by storm, grabbing funding and users in huge quantities. The company, which rose from the pivot-generated...
Were Turntable.fm and "Group Listening" Just a Summertime Fad?

Steve Jobs Predicted Siri and the App Store In 1983 (AAPL)

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In 1983, Steve Jobs appeared at an event called the International Design Conference in Aspen to speak to a crowd of artists and designers on the theme "The Future Isn't What It Used To Be." Life, Liberty, and Technology has posted an audio recording of his full presentation. (Previously, only...
Steve Jobs Predicted Siri and the App Store In 1983 (AAPL)

Do You Want Gears of War 3 To Look Like This? [Gdc]

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Do You Want Gears of War 3 To Look Like This? [Gdc]

19 Beautiful book cover designs for your inspiration

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All forms of design serve to communicate meaning in some way, but every genre has to be handled differently, case by case. And so, just like how packaging and product design live in different worlds than the Web, book cover design involves a unique challenge: summing up thousands of words...
19 Beautiful book cover designs for your inspiration

Gears Of War: Judgement - review

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Xbox 360; Microsoft; £37-£44.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewGears Of War has a formula and Judgement isn't going to mess with it: one of your ludicrously proportioned musclemen kicks open a door to find a room littered with waist-high barriers; aliens with guns arrive; using the barriers as...
Gears Of War: Judgement - review
The Free Universal Construction Kit uses 3D printing to break out of Lego's walled garden

We'll be reporting live from Sony's PlayStation 4 unveiling tonight at 6:00PM!

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This is it, gamers — the moment you've been waiting for. Nintendo (NTDOY) was the first major console vendor to unwrap its next-generation offering, but the Wii U isn't quite shaping up to be the smash hit Nintendo was hoping for. Microsoft's (MSFT) next Xbox is expected to be unwrapped...
We'll be reporting live from Sony's PlayStation 4 unveiling tonight at 6:00PM!

Broadcom gears up to bring UltraHD video into homes

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As TV makers show off UltraHD TVs at CES, communications chip maker Broadcom is introducing the guts of future gateways that will be able to bring video for those sets into viewers' homes....
Broadcom gears up to bring UltraHD video into homes

YC-Funded ScreenLeap: Because Screen-Sharing Doesn’t Need To Make You Crazy

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With stories of Terminator-esque Google glasses making headlines these days, you’d think a basic task like screen sharing would be something that’d be pretty well solved by now. But while there are many different ways to share your desktop (or some portion thereof) with your friends or coworkers, more often...
YC-Funded ScreenLeap: Because Screen-Sharing Doesn’t Need To Make You Crazy

Internet Industry Gears up for World IPv6 Launch

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June 6 promises to be a watershed moment in the history of the Internet....
Internet Industry Gears up for World IPv6 Launch

Apple throws sand in competitors' gears but they won't slow down

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Apple's court victory has awakened Samsung and other competitors, who will now be more motivated to out-innovate and out-patent their rival. [Read more]...
Apple throws sand in competitors' gears but they won't slow down

Documents in Apple v. Samsung Give Reporters Plenty to Chew On

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So this is what all those lawyers have been up to. For anyone wondering if all of those hundreds of attorneys were really working on Apple v. Samsung, Thursday’s avalanche of paperwork makes it clear that they were. On Thursday alone, dozens of documents were filed or unsealed as a...
Documents in Apple v. Samsung Give Reporters Plenty to Chew On

Jolla appoints Tomi Pienimäki as new CEO, Marc Dillon becomes Head of Software Development

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As Jolla gears up for the imminent unveiling of its first smartphone packing the MeeGo-inspired Sailfish OS during the second quarter, there's been another shake-up at the highest level of the company. Marc Dillion will no longer be the CEO as of May 6th, with a man by the...
Jolla appoints Tomi Pienimäki as new CEO, Marc Dillon becomes Head of Software Development

Egyptian presidential candidate’s supporters flood Obama’s Facebook page with thousands of comments

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US President, Barack Obama’s social media profiles often find themselves becoming a venting ground of sorts – whether in relation to local or foreign affairs – and today is no different. A group of Egyptian Facebook users are flooding Obama’s latest posts with  thousands of negative comments. As Egypt gears up...
Egyptian presidential candidate’s supporters flood Obama’s Facebook page with thousands of comments

Twitter launches Political Index to track sentiment around the US presidential election

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No doubt you’re going to hear the phrase ‘Twitter election’ about a million times between now and the US election date. Not least on the Twitter blog itself which has announced the launch of its Political Index for tracking sentiment around the forthcoming vote. Use the index to find out...
Twitter launches Political Index to track sentiment around the US presidential election

Spring Cleaning: Comments, offline, and older browser support

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Shared by Bud The easy comments on shared items feature is a GREAT addition to reader. If you're a buzz user, this will make life a lot better. Springtime is a great opportunity to clean up, take care of loose ends, and generally spruce things up. Since we still have...
Spring Cleaning: Comments, offline, and older browser support

After Signing Deals With Twitter And Flickr, Aviary Nabs Former OneRiot CEO Tobias Peggs As CEO

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After signing deals with Twitter and Flickr to power photo filtering and editing, Aviary is bringing on a new CEO. Former OneRiot CEO and Walmart exec Tobias Peggs will be joining the startup as CEO. Former CEO and co-founder Avi Muchnick will become Chief Product Officer role. Most recently, Peggs...
After Signing Deals With Twitter And Flickr, Aviary Nabs Former OneRiot CEO Tobias Peggs As CEO

Michael Phelps snoozes in high-tech compression jammies

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Swimming champ Michael Phelps gears up for his next run at the Olympics with a special set of compression pajamas designed for muscle recovery. [Read more]...
Michael Phelps snoozes in high-tech compression jammies

MapMyFitness edges past 10m members, and gears up for another $3m in funding

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One month to the day after MapMyFitness revealed a fresh $9m Series B funding round, the online health and fitness powerhouse has announced that it has edged past ten million registered members and is arranging a further $3m in financing from Square 1 Bank. MapMyFitness is the Texas-based tech fitness...
MapMyFitness edges past 10m members, and gears up for another $3m in funding

Lyft gears up for international expansion on anniversary

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Lyft, the ridesharing service known for its fleet of pink mustache-festooned cars, is eyeing international expansion supported by its biggest funding round yet....
Lyft gears up for international expansion on anniversary

The Morning Lowdown 3-23-12

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning: »  Google (NSDQ: GOOG) Play mulls movie sales (CNET) »  Music wars: Spotify heading for Ireland and Australia as Rdio gears up in Europe (paidContent) »  Can Hunger Games save soundtracks? (WSJ) »  German copycats clone Amazon.com (NSDQ: AMZN)...
The Morning Lowdown 3-23-12

Shelby.tv gears up for SXSW with its “PROJECT G.O.A.T.S.” celebrity interview series

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We’re now just one month away from SXSW, specifically the Interactive portion of the event that draws geeks, entrepreneurs and wannabes from all over the world for a five-day event to celebrate all that’s holy and good about emerging tech. While the San Francisco-based startup LaunchRock plans its epic campground party, New...
Shelby.tv gears up for SXSW with its “PROJECT G.O.A.T.S.” celebrity interview series

You Can Safely Ignore The First Ad For Samsung's New Phone (SMSG)

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Samsung recently posted a teaser video for the Galaxy S 4, as it gears up to launch its new flagship phone later this month.  We first spotted the clip over on The Verge. The video features a young boy who receives a "top secret" package. When he opens it, his...
You Can Safely Ignore The First Ad For Samsung's New Phone (SMSG)

NVIDIA, Epic Games bringing Unreal Engine 3 to Windows 8 and Windows RT (video)

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NVIDIA and Epic Games have successfully ported the full PC version of Unreal Engine 3 to both Windows 8 and, more importantly, Windows RT. Demonstrating the achievement on a Tegra 3-powered ASUS Vivo Tab RT, it played a buttery-smooth version of Epic Citadel, suggesting that developers of both PC...
NVIDIA, Epic Games bringing Unreal Engine 3 to Windows 8 and Windows RT (video)

Opera gears up at 300 million users

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Opera Software today announced reaching the milestone of 300 million monthly users across all its browser products on phones, tablets, TVs and computers....
Opera gears up at 300 million users

10 Things to Try in Google Chrome 5 Beta

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If you're using the stable version of Google Chrome, the latest beta release (Google Chrome 5.0.375.29 for Windows, Mac and Linux) will be a pleasant surprise. Here are 10 things you should try after installing Chrome 5 beta:1. Google Chrome remembers zoom settings for each domain. Go to http://www.nytimes.com, zoom...
10 Things to Try in Google Chrome 5 Beta

Microsoft confirms first wave of Xbox games for Windows 8

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Been wondering what your gaming options will be when you first take a new Windows 8 PC or Windows RT tablet out of the box? Microsoft has confirmed today that its first wave of Xbox titles will include 40 games, 29 of which come from Microsoft Studios. Those include...
Microsoft confirms first wave of Xbox games for Windows 8

E3 2012: Assassin's Creed 3 – first look

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A new engine and a new outlook make Ubisoft's latest historical stab-'em-up smoother and faster-moving than ever; just what the series needs after a couple of lacklustre sequelsIt's surprising how lightly the Creative Director of AC3, Alex Hutchinson, takes his charge. I asked him how things were going on the...
E3 2012: Assassin's Creed 3 – first look
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