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The Classics: 'Animal Crossing'
Forget Time Travelling, Disney’s New Facebook Game Has Players Poking Through Nature

Wall Street Beat: Tech earnings help continue rally in IT shares

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Tech stocks have been climbing recently as key vendors such as Cisco and Lenovo report positive quarterly earnings and the U.S. economy offers glimpses of good news....
Wall Street Beat: Tech earnings help continue rally in IT shares

Motorola shows off Ice Cream Sandwich on a Droid RAZR, sprinkles in Webtop 3.0

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Although Motorola outed its Android Ice Cream Sandwich rollout plans back in February, we've only seen leaked glimpses of what its skinned version the OS would be like for its handsets. That's changed recently thanks to Motorola's Japanese website, where a new ICS landing page features nine demo videos...
Motorola shows off Ice Cream Sandwich on a Droid RAZR, sprinkles in Webtop 3.0

Firefox OS is repeating the mistakes of others and hoping for a different outcome

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I feel bad for Mozilla, I really do. Competitors and the march of time are closing in quicker than it can raise its defenses. Her crown jewel, Firefox, is feeling the squeeze as Chrome encroaches on its hard-won territory and mobile offensives have proven largely fruitless. This leaves Mozilla...
Firefox OS is repeating the mistakes of others and hoping for a different outcome

Jim Harper's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

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Howdy! For those of you who don't know me, I'm director of information policy studies at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C. I work mostly on privacy (including such things as anonymity and the Fourth Amendment), and also on telecom, intellectual property, government transparency (lots of that lately), and protecting...
Jim Harper's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

The Biggest Apple Secrets Revealed During The First Week Of The Patent Trial (AAPL)

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Apple and Samsung finally entered the court room last week to start the patent trial of the century. In the first week, several big name Apple employees were called to testify, including three members of its top executive team. Several of the company's secrets have started to come to light...
The Biggest Apple Secrets Revealed During The First Week Of The Patent Trial (AAPL)

How I found love on Comment is free | Thomas Cuffe

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We grew fond of the monstrously overconfident caricatures of each other, and our armchair-warrior masks soon slippedI'm an aspiring astrophysicist, so studying volatile reactions is now familiar ground to me. This area of study has taught me that turbulent and forceful events can give rise to events of beauty, given...
How I found love on Comment is free | Thomas Cuffe

Apple Unveils Striking New Window Coverings at Forthcoming Amsterdam Store

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We've been covering Apple's forthcoming Amsterdam retail store with interest for some time now, as it will be the company's first location in the Netherlands. While development has been slowed by historic preservation issues, rumors last month suggested that the store could open on February 18. Photo from One More...
Apple Unveils Striking New Window Coverings at Forthcoming Amsterdam Store
The Classics: "The Left Hand of Darkness"

Ultra HD 4K and beyond: Rec. 2020 glimpses the future of TVs

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The ITU Radiocommunication Assembly has put out new recommended standards for Ultra HD TVs. What do they mean to you? [Read more]...
Ultra HD 4K and beyond: Rec. 2020 glimpses the future of TVs
The Classics: 'The Screwfly Solution'
NASA's new WISE mission atlas reveals the entire sky in infrared

Pulse Is Getting Ready To Make Money, Is Hiring Its First Sales Executive

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Pulse, the popular free mobile news reader for iPhone, iPad and Android, could soon get ads. Until now, Pulse, which launched its first app in May 2010, was ad free and the company focused more on user acquisition than monetizing its service. A new job posting on Pulse’s site, however,...
Pulse Is Getting Ready To Make Money, Is Hiring Its First Sales Executive

Bringing the start menu back to Windows 8 is bad news

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Ever since the first glimpses of Windows 8 were shown well over a year ago, naysayers have been trumpeting the death of the start menu as the end of the line for Microsoft. There’s nowhere to go from here except down, according to them. Apparently, moving forward with the start...
Bringing the start menu back to Windows 8 is bad news

Beyond: Two Souls trailer debuts at Tribeca -- don't mess with Ellen Page

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For the first time ever, a video game took center-stage at a major U.S. film festival tonight. A new trailer for Quantic Dream’s Beyond: Two Souls, its follow-up to the cinematic Heavy Rain, premiered tonight at New York City’s Tribeca Film Festival. The trailer lays out the basic premise...
Beyond: Two Souls trailer debuts at Tribeca -- don't mess with Ellen Page

Chatterbox: Monday

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The place to talk about games and other things that matterAnd so Monday rears its unwelcome head. This weekend I played Forza Horizon and had brief glimpses of XCOM and Dishonored. What an embarrassment of riches. And you?GamesKeith Stuartguardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies....
Chatterbox: Monday

This Simple 'Power Pose' Can Change Your Life And Career

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Everyone talks about the importance of "body language," but few people understand how much of an impact it actually has--not just in the way others perceive us, but in terms of how we actually perform. Harvard Business School professor Amy Cuddy gave a great presentation at TED last summer about...
This Simple 'Power Pose' Can Change Your Life And Career

HP says Surface has not changed its relationship with Microsoft, promises more tablet details 'pretty soon'

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HP has been offering plenty of glimpses of its upcoming Windows 8 tablet, but it so far hasn't been doing much talking about it -- or about Microsoft's own entry into the tablet market with Surface, for that matter. That's now changed thanks to an interview senior sales VP...
HP says Surface has not changed its relationship with Microsoft, promises more tablet details 'pretty soon'

Will Windows Phone 7 Series Be A Smartphone for the Enterprise?

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We're seeing a few glimpses from Mix10 of what Windows Phone 7 Series will look like for the enterprise. Perhaps most compelling is the continued emphasis on creating an experience more so than an enterprise "phone." It appears that Microsoft has learned a lesson that is more apparent every day....
Will Windows Phone 7 Series Be A Smartphone for the Enterprise?
The Classics: 'The Iron Dream'

Huawei D2, Mate and W1 reportedly pose for press images

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Huawei has already left little doubt as to what we'll see from its smartphone line at CES. If official teasers aren't enough, however, well-known phone tipster @evleaks has given Unwired View what's purported to be press images for the three key introductions. The Ascend W1 Windows Phone (at left)...
Huawei D2, Mate and W1 reportedly pose for press images

Here Comes The Next PlayStation! Join Us Live At 6pm Eastern/3pm Pacific For The Sony Event Liveblog

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The war for your living room is about to heat up. While Microsoft is still keeping its own next-generation console under lock and key, rival Sony is gearing up to take the stage in New York City and show off exactly what it’s been working on for the past few...
Here Comes The Next PlayStation! Join Us Live At 6pm Eastern/3pm Pacific For The Sony Event Liveblog

No More Buttons: Clear Demonstrates the Power of a Purely Gesture-Based Interface

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At Goldman Sach's technology and Internet conference today, Apple's CEO Tim Cook gave a rare live interview that provided a sweeping overview of the current state of Apple and some glimpses into its future. One moment that stuck with me was Cook noting how he things that at least some...
No More Buttons: Clear Demonstrates the Power of a Purely Gesture-Based Interface

Amazon unveils new TV ad, teases new Kindle, Fire models

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While only some aspects of tomorrow's expected Kindle and Kindle Fire revamp press event are known, some confirmation of rumors came in the form of an unexpected TV ad from Amazon during Wednesday's football game between the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants. In it, glimpses are seen of...
Amazon unveils new TV ad, teases new Kindle, Fire models

Windows 8 Is on the Way, so is SharePoint 2012

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During the entire Windows Vista fiasco, Microsoft kept a team of developers locked away working on Windows 8. Brief glimpses were released in the summer of 2011 and reception has, so far, been positive. Along with Windows 8, Microsoft has been working on SharePoint 2012. While expectations for Windows 8...
Windows 8 Is on the Way, so is SharePoint 2012

Microsoft confirms Windows 8.1 (a.k.a "Blue") will be free

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It's official: The Windows Blue update will be dubbed Windows 8.1, it'll be available for Windows 8 and Windows RT devices alike, and it will cost you the low, low price of zip, nada, zilch. Interestingly, the free Windows 8.1 update will be available through the Windows Store, not...
Microsoft confirms Windows 8.1 (a.k.a "Blue") will be free

LG teases several new smartphones for MWC, is brought to you by the letters G, L, V and F

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LG isn't done making vague hints at what it's got in store for us in Barcelona next week. While we admittedly missed it on our first viewing, the latest trailer flies past several red initials and vague glimpses of four handsets. There's an L (style?), a G (greatness), one...
LG teases several new smartphones for MWC, is brought to you by the letters G, L, V and F
Here’s an Idea: Let’s Turn Pinterest Into a Massive Graphic Novel

First Glimpses Of J.J. Abrams' Undercovers And NBC's The Event [J.J. Abrams]

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Watch Martha Jones' sister kick a whole lot of ass in our first clip from J.J. Abrams' new spy show Undercovers. It looks frankly amazing. And there's also a tense clip from NBC's new 24-esque conspiracy show The Event. More »...
First Glimpses Of J.J. Abrams' Undercovers And NBC's The Event [J.J. Abrams]
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