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Neurotrack nabs $90K for its tech that predicts the onset of Alzheimer's (exclusive)

How the Angry Birds Almost Died Before the First Level

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Mikael Hed almost pulled the plug on Rovio while the Angry Birds were still in development. After several years in business, his mobile game company had yet to produce a hit. Rovio’s chief backer, Hed’s father, Kaj, was struggling to figure out how to keep the company going. “He told...
How the Angry Birds Almost Died Before the First Level

Kit Kat, P&G, Pet Centric and others among this week this week's PTAT gainers for product and service pages

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Kit Kat is this week’s top gainer for the People Talking About This metric among product and service pages on Facebook. The page has seen huge weekly growth as it earned over one million stories across their pages. The top 10 product and service pages saw PTAT growth between 85,211...
Kit Kat, P&G, Pet Centric and others among this week this week's PTAT gainers for product and service pages

Proof Google Hangouts Are The Best Part Of Google+ (GOOG)

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I'm barely active on Google+, but I think Google Hangouts are a killer feature. With multiple people allowed to video chat at once (and an unlimited number of observers allowed, if you like), here are a few excellent applications of Hangouts. How do you use Google Hangouts? Let us know...
Proof Google Hangouts Are The Best Part Of Google+ (GOOG)
UQ Life Is A Gaming Platform For Personalized Self Discovery, Learning, And Development
"iCloud Backup"

Fujitsu Stylistic S01 hands-on: a smartphone even grandma can use

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Not every smartphone needs to have piles of RAM an inhumanly fast quad-core CPU and a comically large 1080p display. For some niches of the market those things are not only unnecessary, but potentially a huge negative. Fujitsu's Stylistic S01 is one of those phones that eschews high-end specs...
Fujitsu Stylistic S01 hands-on: a smartphone even grandma can use

Gingrich robo-call: Romney took away Holocaust survivors’ kosher food

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First Rick Perry took aim at President Obama for his administration’s so-called “war on religion.” Now, Newt Gingrich is using the same phrase against his GOP primary rival Mitt Romney. In a new robo-call in Florida, the former House speaker is charging that the former Massachusetts governor and Sunshine State...
Gingrich robo-call: Romney took away Holocaust survivors’ kosher food

What Does Skype's Architecture Do?

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In the last few days we have seen reports in the media we believe are inaccurate and could mislead the Skype community about our approach to user security and privacy. I want to clear this up. At Skype, we continue to be humbled and grateful for the commitment to our...
What Does Skype's Architecture Do?
I want absolutely nothing for Christmas

The Pitch Season 2, Episode 4: Silver Living - Keeping Grandparents Everywhere Happy

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Meet Silver Living, the startup bringing transparency to families searching for information on assisted living facilities. Founders Tal Ziv and Mike Cirello want to help families avoid placing grandma in a facility where the reality of the community greatly differs from what elderly relatives actually experience there (more shuffleboard, please!)....
The Pitch Season 2, Episode 4: Silver Living - Keeping Grandparents Everywhere Happy

livejamie on My family recently found two songs on sheet music written by my late grandparents. Would anyone like to play them for us, so that we may hear them?

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livejamie on My family recently found two songs on sheet music written by my late grandparents. Would anyone like to play them for us, so that we may hear them?

Google’s Age Engage program hopes to teach your grandparents how to use the Internet

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Those native to the tech scene know a lot more about the Internet than the average person. Seniors, on the other hand, have largely missed out on the World Wide Web, barring some exceptions (like my great great uncle). We’ve all likely experienced that moment: trying to explain social networks to...
Google’s Age Engage program hopes to teach your grandparents how to use the Internet

Boot up: Path's spam burst, the curly smartphone, Galaxy S4 v iPhone 5 (redux)

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Plus Jawbone tries BodyMedia for size, the endless meme of the 'smaller iPhone', original iPhone approaches obsolescence, and moreA burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamThe antisocial network: Path texts my entire phonebook at 6am >> Branded3Stephen Kenwright: 6am: When I rolled...
Boot up: Path's spam burst, the curly smartphone, Galaxy S4 v iPhone 5 (redux)
Booting Up: Does Your Smart TV Work? Have You Tried Connecting It to the Internet?
Splitsecnd calls for help when you can't in a car crash

I went to Williamsburg, where my grandparents lived when they emigrated to the US. Reminds a little of Christiania. http://r2.ly/556j

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I went to Williamsburg, where my grandparents lived when they emigrated to the US. Reminds a little of Christiania. http://r2.ly/556j

All Kidding Aside, A Facebook Printer From HP Would Be A Great Idea (HPQ, FB)

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Web guru Anil Dash had some fun on Twitter this morning by suggesting that Facebook make a printer. He was joking. But actually, a Facebook printer is a great idea—a far better idea than making a phone. And there's an obvious company to make such a printer: Hewlett-Packard. New HP...
All Kidding Aside, A Facebook Printer From HP Would Be A Great Idea (HPQ, FB)

Clarity Pal hands-on, a new phone for senior citizens

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In a perfect world, your grandparents wouldn't need a lick of help getting the most out of a smartphone, but let's face it: the devices are complex, and if you don't have the proper motivation, they can be a bit difficult to learn. You've previously seen the C900 from...
Clarity Pal hands-on, a new phone for senior citizens
Beyond the meme: "Harlem Shake" hitmakers partner with crowdfunding site PledgeMusic

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

Twitter improves user experience and trends on iOS, Android, and its Vine app

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale While everyone’s talking about Facebook mobile today, Twitter cleaned up both its iOS and Android apps with a couple new features. Mobile is the money word for social networks today and while Twitter’s app updates are life-changing, they...
Twitter improves user experience and trends on iOS, Android, and its Vine app
My Teenage Son Does Not Know How To Mail A Letter - I Blame Technology

Still With Me?

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Anyone still out there reading this thing? I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus and it looks like it is going to be that way for another few weeks.  I’m hoping to get back into the swing of things come June.  To give those that are interested a bit...
Still With Me?

Social networking app Path is spamming users' contacts with random messages and calls

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Smart journal and social networking app Path is experiencing further technical problems today after a number of users reported how multiple spam messages were being sent out to people in their address books. Digital marketer Stephen Kenwright was woken up at 6am this morning after his father told him that he...
Social networking app Path is spamming users' contacts with random messages and calls
Here's tech that can diagnose Alzheimer's 3-4 years before first symptoms occur

Maily launches an iPad email app for children aged four and up

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Free app aims to make it easier - but safe - for kids to share their digital scribblesThe email app that has made the most headlines in 2012 is probably Sparrow, which made a splash on iOS and Macs before its developer was acquired by Google to work on its Gmail team....
Maily launches an iPad email app for children aged four and up

Teen Sues Mom for Hacking his Facebook

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Teen Sues Mom for Hacking his Facebook is a post from Chris PirilloA 16-year-old boy from Arkansas has filed suit against his own mother for breaking into his Facebook account and embarrassing him on his profile page. Denise New hacked her way into his account last month to “check on”...
Teen Sues Mom for Hacking his Facebook

How A Company Targeting Grandparents Became The Most Popular Thing On Facebook You've Never Heard Of

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When you think of the brands that dominate on Facebook, companies like Coca-Cola, Red Bull, and Disney spring to mind. Grandparents.com, not so much. But according to Track Social, Grandparents.com was actually the 8th most shared brand on Facebook in the last month and a half -- beating out BMW...
How A Company Targeting Grandparents Became The Most Popular Thing On Facebook You've Never Heard Of

How I finally stopped being a mobile-less Eeyore | Ian Sansom

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Gosh. This is what everyone else has been doing. This texting business is amazing - it's almost like talking to people"The old grey donkey, Eeyore, stood by himself in a thistly corner of the forest, his front feet well apart, his head on one side, and thought about things. Sometimes...
How I finally stopped being a mobile-less Eeyore | Ian Sansom
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