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Amazon now 'AutoRips' music to digital files when you buy a physical CD

Techdirt Book Club Question Time: Consent Of The Networked, By Rebecca MacKinnon

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As promised earlier this month, we're holding a "book club" discussion on Rebecca MacKinnon's Consent of the Networked. The discussion page over at Step2 is the place for people to submit and vote on questions that we'll use in the discussion itself. If you have questions, submit them there, and...
Techdirt Book Club Question Time: Consent Of The Networked, By Rebecca MacKinnon

Xbox One: hands-on with controller and Kinect

www.guardian.co.uk
We get some one-on-one time with the new Xbox joypad and the revitalised version of the Kinect motion tracking technologyYou can't trust the internet. Prior to the Xbox One launch event, there were rumours the controller would be a wildly different beast, perhaps with its own touch pad in response...
Xbox One: hands-on with controller and Kinect
Yahoo's Q2 earnings give Marissa Mayer a good starting point for improvement

This Video Explains Exactly Why Marissa Mayer Joined Google

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If you want to get a sense of who Marissa Mayer is, and how she ended up in tech business, this interview (via TheNextWeb) is a good starting point. In it she talks about why she picked Google over all the other job offers she had when she was leaving...
This Video Explains Exactly Why Marissa Mayer Joined Google

How Google’s app strategy is growing up

gigaom.com
Of the dozens of meeting requests I received in conjunction with this year’s Interop conference, the one I least expected came from Google. Interop is all about enterprise IT — networks, security, servers, stuff with gravitas — and Google is, well, Google.  Whatever it is, it’s not enterprise IT. Or...
How Google’s app strategy is growing up
How OpenStack upended the private cloud market overnight

10 Wikipedia Encyclopedia Usability Userscripts

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Wikipedia; Almost every Internet user has heard that name before and chance is they have been – intentionally or not – on the website of the popular online encyclopedia at least once. Wikipedia is a good starting point to look something up on the Internet. Most users access the site...
10 Wikipedia Encyclopedia Usability Userscripts

Google releases design stencils to help Android developers improve the look of apps

thenextweb.com
If there’s one thing that Android has taken a beating for consistently over the years, it is its lack of design-centric applications. Many of the apps that are available on both Android and iOS, for instance, look and perform better on Apple’s devices. Google has been making strides toward changing that with...
Google releases design stencils to help Android developers improve the look of apps

BARCLAYS PRESENTS: The 39 Most Innovative Public Companies In America (NFLX, WMS, GIS, ABT, BDX, GILD, HOLX, ILMN, ISRG, LIFE, MDT, QGEN, QSII, RMD, STJ, TECH, VAR, WST, EMR, HEI, LECO, TGI, WWD, AAPL, ADTN, ADVS, BRCM, CREE, CSCO, DLB, FLIR, GOOG, NTAP,

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With U.S. corporates sitting on ever growing stockpiles of cash, companies have to find new businesses and projects to put capital to work. Barclays analyst Gavin Smith is out with a list on the 39 firms he believes can successfully innovate their way forward.  Smith looked at five criteria...
BARCLAYS PRESENTS: The 39 Most Innovative Public Companies In America (NFLX, WMS, GIS, ABT, BDX, GILD, HOLX, ILMN, ISRG, LIFE, MDT, QGEN, QSII, RMD, STJ, TECH, VAR, WST, EMR, HEI, LECO, TGI, WWD, AAPL, ADTN, ADVS, BRCM, CREE, CSCO, DLB, FLIR, GOOG, NTAP,

You Will Not Be The Next Silicon Valley, Please Stop Trying

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Newry is a small town on the border of Northern Ireland and the Republic. A town that was only granted the status of city in 2002, and a town that has a population of around 30,000 people. A town that also has big ambitions: to be the next big European...
You Will Not Be The Next Silicon Valley, Please Stop Trying

Backup master class: Philosophy, structure, and why RAID isn't a solution

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When my primary hard drive failed earlier this summer, it forced me to re-examine both my backup strategy and the way in which that strategy was implemented. One of the most common schemas for data backup is referred to as 3-2-1 — Three copies of a file, two different locations,...
Backup master class: Philosophy, structure, and why RAID isn't a solution
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