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PercyVites Are Personalized Video Invitations For Your Kid's Birthday, Starring Their Favorite Cartoon Character

Apple's Merry Christmas message from the fiscal cliff

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What better way to celebrate failures than to serenade grandpa, iPad to iPad mini? FORTUNE -- More than one TV viewer tuning in to CNN Friday morning for House Speaker John Boehner's grim press conference was surprised to see it punctuated with a new, cheery, Christmas-themed Apple (AAPL) ad. The...
Apple's Merry Christmas message from the fiscal cliff
The Only Thing Lamer than Corporate VCs? International, Non-Tech Corporate VCs
Space-Age Risks and Profound Effects on Humanity: Why Elon Musk is Thinking Bigger than the Internet

Lady Gaga’s Emotional Tribute for Sick Grandpa

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Lady Gaga’s Emotional Tribute for Sick Grandpa
Povio hopes that teens will say goodbye to Twitter and Facebook

Charles Alfred Eldon: A Pioneer Of Silicon Valley

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Charles Alfred Eldon: A Pioneer Of Silicon Valley: Speaking of HP, Eric Eldon wrote an amazing eulogy for his grandfather, former Hewlett-Packard executive, Charles Alfred Eldon. On the man he called "Kupu" (Hawaiian for "Grandpa"): I'm going to share a little bit about his life below, because my generation in...
Charles Alfred Eldon: A Pioneer Of Silicon Valley

Steve Wozniak Enjoyed Telling Polish Jokes Before Everyone Got Too 'PC'

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Hehe. (Photo: Belfast Telegraph) In order to commemorate the 15th anniversary of tech news haven Slashdot, the “news for nerds” site invited Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak* to answer a few questions from its community members. The majority of questions revolved around Mr. Wozniak’s opinions on the current tech ecosystem, including...
Steve Wozniak Enjoyed Telling Polish Jokes Before Everyone Got Too 'PC'
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This Chinese grandpa has six level 90 World of Warcraft characters

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When you were young, did your grandparents ever yell at you for playing video games and send you outside for some exercise? Well, this retired Chinese grandpa would probably be okay with your gaming habits, given that he has six level 90 World of Warcraft characters. According to TechWeb, this...
This Chinese grandpa has six level 90 World of Warcraft characters

Creepy! This Extension Will Tweet Everything You Search On Google (GOOG)

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Does anyone remember @oldmansearch? Some random guy claims he convinced his 80-something grandfather that Twitter was Google, therefore every hilarious thing the grandpa thought he was looking up was tweeted for the world to see. If you think your Google searches are also stuff of comedic gold, you can...
Creepy! This Extension Will Tweet Everything You Search On Google (GOOG)

GM Reportedly Pulling Paid Ads From Facebook Just Days Before IPO

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Zuck says be relevant or else. (flickr.com/gpaumier) If this is true, Facebook's advertising issues just got a little bit worse. The Wall Street Journal reports that, according to "people familiar with the matter," GM is pulling paid ads from the social network, because their marketing execs have decided they're just not effective...
GM Reportedly Pulling Paid Ads From Facebook Just Days Before IPO

Oh, Dear: Your Grandpa May Be Trying to Buy Facebook Stock

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(elitedaily.com) You might want to give your grandparents a call, because they may be badgering their brokers right this very minute for Facebook shares--at least if this CNN Money article is to be believed. The star of the piece is 79-year-old Alvan Sweet, described as "an experienced IPO investor," who now...
Oh, Dear: Your Grandpa May Be Trying to Buy Facebook Stock

Adam "Pearlman" Gadahn lived with ADL board member Grandpa when he converted to Islam

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Adam "Pearlman" Gadahn lived with ADL board member Grandpa when he converted to Islam

Fujitsu prototype GPS cane hands-on: the future of monitoring and protecting the elderly

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Fujitsu's Stylistic S01 isn't the company's only attempt to cater to an older audience. It's also experimenting with a rather ingenius (and super glossy) take on the classic cane, that looks like something out of a sci-fi film. Inside the two-toned elliptical head-piece are a pile of electronics, including...
Fujitsu prototype GPS cane hands-on: the future of monitoring and protecting the elderly

HighScore House Launches FamJam App to Help Kids and Families Connect

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Montreal-based HighScore House, the startup aimed at helping kids generate enthusiasm for chores through gamification, today launched its latest app. FamJam, the new app, takes the company in a different direction, but it’s one that HighScore House founder Kyle Seaman told BetaKit in an interview came naturally out of...
HighScore House Launches FamJam App to Help Kids and Families Connect

If You're Not Blown Away By The New iPad's Display, Then I Dare You To Try This (AAPL)

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I've had my new iPad for two days now.  Since I upgraded from the original iPad, I'm really, really happy with it. I do agree with most people that you probably won't need to upgrade from the iPad 2, but for everyone else looking for a new tablet, this...
If You're Not Blown Away By The New iPad's Display, Then I Dare You To Try This (AAPL)

Nintendo's Wii U Embraces Social Networking (Video)

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Nintendo’s President Satoru Iwata provided a detailed overview of the company’s upcoming Wii U game console in a online video conference today. Iwata filmed the 30-minute video in a bare conference room in the company’s Japan headquarters, making it a very different stage than the one he will be presenting...
Nintendo's Wii U Embraces Social Networking (Video)

200.000.000 mobile users, for starters - Q&A with Viber CEO Talmon Marco

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Free mobile messaging and VoIP service provider Viber today made a slew of announcements, including reaching the milestone of 200 million users, the roll-out of Viber 3.0 on Android and iOS, and the launch of new apps for Windows and Mac desktop computers. We had a chat with Viber founder...
200.000.000 mobile users, for starters - Q&A with Viber CEO Talmon Marco

Neo Geo X goes official, celebrates Grandpa's 20th anniversary

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We've already seen the device in the real world, but now it's confirmed -- this portable Neo Geo is legit and heading to both the US and Europe. Blaze is crafting the retro gaming handheld with SNK's blessing and 20 baked-in titles confirmed, including Metal Slug, King of Fighters...
Neo Geo X goes official, celebrates Grandpa's 20th anniversary
This simple touchscreen device might be grandpa's next computer -- or ours

Cameron Gets An Early Driving Lesson From Grandpa J

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Cameron Gets An Early Driving Lesson From Grandpa J

You're Never Too Old to Tweet [Retromodo]

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This Commodore VIC-20 is running software from a cassette tape, has only 5 KB of RAM, and a processor that runs at 1 MHz. Yeah, it's vintage. But it's also the first VIC-20 to tweet. Using software called TweetVER (short for Tweeting from a Vintage ComputER), the folks at the...
You're Never Too Old to Tweet [Retromodo]

Will the Real Twitterati Please Stand Up?

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The fact of the matter is, we're relatively far and few between, according to a study by Barracuda Networks. One day, we're told Twitter is growing exponentially, the next, it's a dying service that's stalled out like your grandpa's Studebaker. But does growth, or the lack thereof, actually translate into...
Will the Real Twitterati Please Stand Up?
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