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Commission suggests hacking and hijacking the computers of suspected IP pirates

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Should owners of intellectual property be allowed to attack anyone they suspect of pirating their goodies? That's a question that was raised last week by the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property. While the commission's observation's about IP thieving by China grabbed most of the headlines when...
Commission suggests hacking and hijacking the computers of suspected IP pirates
Everything You Can Expect Apple To Announce On Monday (AAPL)

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Gmail for iOS gets notification support and persistent logins, brings joy to Apple mobile masses

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It took quite awhile for the official Gmail app to arrive for our Apple-toting friends, but when it debuted, it lacked many features enjoyed by Android users. Well, today the iOS Gmail app got a refresh that brings it a bit closer to the green bot version. Chiefly, notification...
Gmail for iOS gets notification support and persistent logins, brings joy to Apple mobile masses
Cydia: Making iOS more like Android, one tweak at a time

Google Cloud Messaging now part of Google Play Services

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More goodies for devs here at I/O: Google just announced that Google Cloud Messaging -- the push-notification system that debuted last year -- is now a part of its Google Play Services, and it will get three new features, to boot. These include "persistent connections," which should help push...
Google Cloud Messaging now part of Google Play Services

Facebook To Release A “Like” Button For the Whole Darn Internet

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Shared by Jesse Stay I totally knew this - it's in the source for their Javascript SDK. Almost wrote about it, but didn't. :-) There are a few more goodies in there as well. There will be lots of news leaking about Facebook’s product announcements at their upcoming F8 Developer...
Facebook To Release A “Like” Button For the Whole Darn Internet

Samsung offers free flip covers and TecTiles for GS III and Note II device registrations

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If you just received a Galaxy S III or a Note II this holiday season, you could do yourself a favor and register it on Samsung's Facebook page to get even more goodies from Santa Sammy. What do you get in exchange for handing over some personal details and...
Samsung offers free flip covers and TecTiles for GS III and Note II device registrations
On The Verge returns tomorrow with Senator Al Franken, Mary Jo Foley, and Chipocrite!

The Best Apps For Dad's New iPhone

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With over 500,000 apps in Apple's App Store it can be overwhelming trying to figure out which ones are useful or fun. Whether your Dad received an iPhone for father's day or has had one for some time check out these apps that are sure to add some personality to...
The Best Apps For Dad's New iPhone

Secret Service Laced Honeypot With Seduction to Catch Hackers

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The Ultimate Guide to Social Engineering [PDF] states “social engineers offer free gifts of favors” counting on the fact that reciprocation is a human impulse. An example is to give a “plate of cookies,” but what if the bait goodies were more along the lines of a plate of nookie?...
Secret Service Laced Honeypot With Seduction to Catch Hackers

How to shop for Cyber Monday deals on your work-issued laptop

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It's Cyber Monday 2012, meaning it's arguably the best day of the year to score deals on laptops, tablets, and other tech goodies--to say nothing of everyday gifts for your spouse, kids, friends, co-workers, and so on. Just one problem: Your work-issued PC might be locked out of shopping...
How to shop for Cyber Monday deals on your work-issued laptop

NEC tablet with GSM and HSPA breaks cover at the FCC

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Regular readers will know that the FCC is a bit of a virtual whistle-blower, alerting tech-hungry Americans to when new goodies might soon be landing on their shores. Other times it coughs up the odd thing we weren't even waiting for. Today's offering appears to be a 3G tablet...
NEC tablet with GSM and HSPA breaks cover at the FCC

Time Warner Cable brings 26 local NYC channels to iOS app, website

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While it may not be the good news the Android army was hoping for, TWC's got some Big Apple-sized bits to share. Via its Untangled blog, Time Warner announced it's finally adding local channels to its iPhone / iPad app and TWCTV site, including CBS, NBC, FOX, ABC and...
Time Warner Cable brings 26 local NYC channels to iOS app, website
Google I/O: The Developers Guide Of What To Expect

Amazon launches Vine.com for shoppers who live life on the 'green' edge

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Love Amazon's renowned two-day shipping? How about organic eats and other miscellaneous environment-friendly products? If so, then today's your very lucky day. Adding to the endless list of shopping sites it already owns, Amazon has just introduced Vine.com; a site which aims to be a one-stop web store for...
Amazon launches Vine.com for shoppers who live life on the 'green' edge

Denon teases new SC2900 DJ controller and media player, hopes to get heads spinning (video)

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As the world of digital DJing offers those who spin increasingly individual configurations, there's still a dedicated crowd who like to keep it strictly "ones and twos." Denon hears this, and is hoping to snag some of those faithful with its latest SC2900 DJ media player. From the tease...
Denon teases new SC2900 DJ controller and media player, hopes to get heads spinning (video)

Exclusive: First Image of a BlackBerry 10 Superphone!!

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BOOM! Last week's leaked 2012 BlackBerry Roadmap slide deck brought with it a ton of goodies for the new year, but one thing that was missing was a fresh look at a BlackBerry 10 Smartphone Superphone. Consider it found though, with the slide above featuring an image and some...
Exclusive: First Image of a BlackBerry 10 Superphone!!

BarkBox, The Birchbox For Dog Lovers, Launches Companion Mobile App

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BarkBox, the subscription-based service that sends pet owners a box of goodies on a monthly basis, has launched a companion mobile application. The app isn’t merely a mini version of the online service, but is meant to complement Barbox.com by offering unique features like the ability to buy individual items,...
BarkBox, The Birchbox For Dog Lovers, Launches Companion Mobile App

The Guardian's Eyewitness iPad app gets premium subscription-only content

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The Guardian’s Eyewitness iPad app was launched way back in 2010 to showcase the photographic work of those witnessing notable events first-hand. The app actually followed the initial concept which was introduced in print form in the newspaper itself in 2005. With downloads nearing the one-million mark, the Guardian has...
The Guardian's Eyewitness iPad app gets premium subscription-only content
Google Translate For Android Gets Pumped Up With Picture Translations

CyanogenMod 9 add-on gives your Galaxy Nexus a glass slipper, it will go to the GSIII ball

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If the arrival of the GS III has placed a dent in your "latest Galaxy" street-cred, help is at hand. Once again it's the fine folk at XDA-Developers who come up with the goods, in the form of a CM9 add-on pack for the apparently passé Galaxy Nexus. Included...
CyanogenMod 9 add-on gives your Galaxy Nexus a glass slipper, it will go to the GSIII ball
Google set to announce the Nexus 10, Android 4.2 and more in NYC next week

Bliss World - Free Gift Bag Filled w/ Summer Goodies ($103 Value) w/ $75 Purchase using coupon code SUMMER

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Bliss World - Free Gift Bag Filled w/ Summer Goodies ($103 Value) w/ $75 Purchase using coupon code SUMMER
Tonight! On The Verge with Senator Al Franken, Mary Jo Foley, and Chipocrite!

Find The Content That Matters To You On Twitter [Part 1]

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We’ve already taken a look at how to find popular content from different sources online, but there’s no denying the magnitude of content that can be found in just one place – on Twitter. There are countless ways to filter through the noise, and find the content that matters to...
Find The Content That Matters To You On Twitter [Part 1]

Formtastic is a Rails FormBuilder DSL

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Formtastic is a Rails FormBuilder DSL (with some other goodies) to make it far easier to create beautiful, semantically rich, syntactically awesome, readily stylable and wonderfully accessible HTML forms in your Rails applications. (Link: Formtastic is a Rails FormBuilder DSL)...
Formtastic is a Rails FormBuilder DSL

Sprint’s ‘Tri-Fi’ Mobile Hotspot Plays Nice With 3G, WiMax, And LTE

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Talk about covering your bases. In addition to outing the EVO 4G LTE’s release date, Sprint (along with hardware partner Sierra Wireless) has pulled back the curtains on their new Tri-Fi mobile hotspot, which the carrier will launch for $99 after a mail-in rebate on May 18. Hotspots aren’t usually...
Sprint’s ‘Tri-Fi’ Mobile Hotspot Plays Nice With 3G, WiMax, And LTE

Daily iPad App: Paper Monsters

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I've found that iOS isn't the best platform (so to speak) for platformers. I love games like Mario and Sonic, where you drive a little character around, jumping between platforms and collecting goodies. The lack of physical buttons on Apple's touch screens (and let's face it: cheaper production values)...
Daily iPad App: Paper Monsters

Get a free DVD ripper, video converter, and ringtone maker

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Digiarty's latest bundle of Windows goodies normally costs $89.95, but for the next 12 days, you can snag it free of charge. [Read more]...
Get a free DVD ripper, video converter, and ringtone maker
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