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Samsung 'VoiceOver' suit stayed, waiting on patent ruling

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Among the many other battles Samsung and Apple are fighting in various courts around the world, a particular case in Germany involves Samsung suing Apple, claiming that the latter's "VoiceOver" feature violates some Samsung patents. The case, being tried in Mannheim, has been put on hold as Apple has challenged...
Samsung 'VoiceOver' suit stayed, waiting on patent ruling

What The Future Of Advertising On Google Glass Might Look Like

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Early trials of Google Glass are earning some serious hype. Tech bloggers are almost panting with excitement. Ad agencies are "literally begging to get a pair." Google got so many submissions for the Glass Explorer program, in which early adopters could pay $1,500 for the chance to test out a...
What The Future Of Advertising On Google Glass Might Look Like
"In the Studio," KISSmetrics' Hiten Shah Simply Tells It Like It Is

Ben Horowitz Explains Why Tiny Startup Nicira Was Worth $1.26 Billion To VMware (VMW)

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Today, news broke that VMware bought startup Nicira for $1.26 billion. We got venture capitalist Ben Horowitz on the phone to explain why this young company -- that only came out of stealth mode in February -- was worth that much money. Horowitz was on the board of Nicira, and...
Ben Horowitz Explains Why Tiny Startup Nicira Was Worth $1.26 Billion To VMware (VMW)

The teacher who beat a student in a rap battle

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30-year-old supply teacher and poet Mark Grist triumphed over 17-year-old MC Blizzard – without using any racist, sexist or homophobic languageThere's a good chance that in the past couple of weeks you'll have received a chortling circular email entitled something like: "CHECK THIS OUT! TEACHER BEATS PUPIL IN A RAP...
The teacher who beat a student in a rap battle

Sega Goes Nuclear On YouTube Videos Of Old Shining Force Game

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Sega has a history of being less than friendly to their fans and customers. Recall that they were unable to respond to one customer's concerns about SOPA, other than to ramble on about reboots and hard resets. Then there was their DRM fiasco when an iteration of their popular Football...
Sega Goes Nuclear On YouTube Videos Of Old Shining Force Game

Matias Quiet Pro review: a mechanical keyboard with less clickety-clack

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Keyboards aren't always high on the list of considerations for folks buying a new computer or looking to upgrade an old one. Some may be more likely to splurge on a high-end monitor, or cram in as much RAM as possible. For this writer, though, the keyboard is one...
Matias Quiet Pro review: a mechanical keyboard with less clickety-clack

Y Combinator-Backed Mth Sense Aims To Improve Mobile Ad Targeting Based On Your App History

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As mobile publishers and advertisers struggle to know more about the users who are seeing their ads, a Y Combinator-backed startup called Mth Sense is offering a new approach to the problem — it looks at consumers’ app usage data to create a profile of their demographics and interests. This...
Y Combinator-Backed Mth Sense Aims To Improve Mobile Ad Targeting Based On Your App History

Apple's TV Remote of the Future? It's Already Here, In Your Hands

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It’s possible that one day, Tim Cook will stand up onstage and show off a “real” Apple TV set — an integrated box/screen/entertainment device  – that will replace whatever’s sitting in your living room now. Another possibility: Over time, Apple simply builds an Apple TV set right in front of...
Apple's TV Remote of the Future? It's Already Here, In Your Hands

Flavors.me: A Dead Simple Way To Pull Your Online Presences Into One Place

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If you’re reading this post, there’s a good chance you have multiple online profiles scattered across various services, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Flickr, and Twitter. And one problem you may face is pulling all of this information together to build a single online identity — be it for personal use, or to...
Flavors.me: A Dead Simple Way To Pull Your Online Presences Into One Place

Why Highlight Wasn’t A Breakout Success At SXSW

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[Editor’s Note: Brenden Mulligan is an entrepreneur who created Onesheet, TipList, ArtistData, MorningPics, and PhotoPile. He’s a mentor for 500 Startups and several startups. You can find him on Twitter at @mulligan.] Highlight is one of the most talked about apps out there. It was touted to be the breakout app at this year’s...
Why Highlight Wasn’t A Breakout Success At SXSW

Saved! Terra Firma Keeps EMI Out of Citigroup's Grasp (For Now)

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Terra Firma, which made a disastrous bet on EMI Music a few years ago, gets a bit more time to try to salvage things. Guy Hands’ private equity group has rounded up another $150 million from investors, which will allow it to avoid a looming default on debt held by...
Saved! Terra Firma Keeps EMI Out of Citigroup's Grasp (For Now)

LTE Smartphone Shipments Projected To Hit 275 Million In 2013

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Did you buy a "4G" LTE smartphone in 2012? No? Well, there is a pretty good chance you will end up buying one in 2013. Boston-based research firm Strategy Analytics predicts that 275 million LTE smartphones will be sold next year - a projected 203% jump from the 91 million...
LTE Smartphone Shipments Projected To Hit 275 Million In 2013
New genetic migraine cause suggested by researchers
Apple makes iAd more attractive for developers and advertisers
Don’t mess with credit: Why the future of payments is already in your pocket.
Next iPhone to launch in early September, according to report

Having problems with your Netflix? You can blame Verizon

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If you are trying to get Netflix and use Verizon’s broadband, then there is a good chance that your video performance is less than optimal. Some Verizon customers might even go as far as calling it a crappy Netflix experience. The reason: a behind-the-scenes power play between Verizon and Cogent Communications ,...
Having problems with your Netflix? You can blame Verizon
Quora for Android beats iOS at providing answers on the go

Want an original modern horror film? Don't #Holdyourbreath

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The world's first hashtag movie is undone by a loosely defined hashtag policy. #fundamentalflaw #killmenowReading this on mobile? Click here to viewYou'd be forgiven for not wanting to watch Hold Your Breath from its poster alone. Not because it looks like a hopelessly generic horror film. Not because the poster...
Want an original modern horror film? Don't #Holdyourbreath

Android 4.1 update for original Galaxy Note may bring Air View, Multi-Window and more (video)

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If fortune smiles upon original Galaxy Note owners, there's a good chance of finding an Android 4.1 update before year's end. Rather than just the usual suspects like Google Now, however, a recently leaked software build suggests that Samsung's original smartphone / tablet may receive some of the same...
Android 4.1 update for original Galaxy Note may bring Air View, Multi-Window and more (video)
The Inevitable Post-Tragedy Witch Hunt: 'Mass Effect' Facebook Page Attacked Because Of Link To Misidentified Shooting Suspect

After 3 Years Of A Crummy Checkin Experience, Foursquare Is Working On A Speedier Solution

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This week we met with Foursquare's Head of Product, Alex Rainert.  We mostly asked questions about the company's incredibly social founder, Dennis Crowley, with whom Rainert founded Dodgeball in 2005.  But we couldn't help ourselves from asking a few questions about the company."Where the heck is the auto-checkin?" we...
After 3 Years Of A Crummy Checkin Experience, Foursquare Is Working On A Speedier Solution

Saturday Night Live's Fred Armisen tries out Google Glass for real (video)

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There's a good chance that you, like us, enjoyed a certain Saturday Night Live sketch recently in which Weekend Update's newly branded tech correspondent Randall Meeks gave his raw impressions of Google Glass -- using a prop made of plastic and attached to a pair of sunglasses. There was...
Saturday Night Live's Fred Armisen tries out Google Glass for real (video)

How Do You Market a TV Show Without a TV Network? Ask Netflix

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TV networks may have plenty of flaws, but one thing they’re really good at is promoting other TV shows. But here comes Netflix, which is getting into the TV show business, but doesn’t have any experience promoting TV shows.  And it doesn’t have its own TV network to do the...
How Do You Market a TV Show Without a TV Network? Ask Netflix

Windows Phone 8 could come as early as September

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According to unnamed sources speaking to PocketNow, Windows Phone 8 devices might be out in the market earlier than what was previously anticipated. It had been expected that Windows Phone 8 would RTM in September, but not reach the market until November. PocketNow has it that certain Windows Phone 8...
Windows Phone 8 could come as early as September

Series Seed, an Open Source Set of Investment Documents, Moves to GitHub

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If you’re involved in building software, there’s a pretty good chance you use GitHub, the social repository for software code known for the surprise round of funding it took from Andreessen Horowitz last year. Here’s something new going up on GitHub: Starting today, the latest version of documents from Series...
Series Seed, an Open Source Set of Investment Documents, Moves to GitHub
Season 3 of Game of Thrones set to begin March 31st

Newsreader app Circa hires Reuters Social Media Editor Anthony De Rosa as its new Editor in Chief

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News consumption service Circa announced today that it has hired Anthony De Rosa, currently Social Media Editor for Reuters, as its new Editor in Chief. De Rosa is expected to join the company in June and will help the existing editorial team “push the boundaries” of the content being showcased...
Newsreader app Circa hires Reuters Social Media Editor Anthony De Rosa as its new Editor in Chief

YouView estimated to have added up to 230,000 subscribers since launch

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TalkTalk adding up to 10,000 customers a week for joint venture internet TV service, despite poor high street sales of boxesYouView, the BBC-backed internet TV service, is estimated to have up to 230,000 subscribers six months after launch, with TalkTalk revealing that it is seeing demand running at more than...
YouView estimated to have added up to 230,000 subscribers since launch
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