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Facebook Hired Frank Gehry To Build A New Office With A Garden On The Roof (FB)

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Frank Gehry, the famous architect, is building a new office for Facebook that will one day house 3,400 engineers, the company announced. Facebook moved into the former campus of Sun Microsystems in Menlo Park, Calif. last December. It's made some cosmetic changes to the campus--like a gigantic "HACK" sign laid...
Facebook Hired Frank Gehry To Build A New Office With A Garden On The Roof (FB)

Google Acquires Online Image Editing Tool Picnik

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Many different sources are writing to tell us about Google's acquisition of online image editing tool Picnik. "And all this leads us to today’s exciting news: we’ve just been acquired by Google! What does this mean for Picnik? It means we can think BIG. Google processes petabytes of data every...
Google Acquires Online Image Editing Tool Picnik
Google Introduces "Find Your Way To Oz" HTML5 Chrome Experiment In Collaboration With Disney And Unit9

What is My Dog Dreaming Of?

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What is My Dog Dreaming Of? is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedPixie is a lot of fun to watch when she’s sleeping. She seems to have extremely vivid dreams. I can’t help but wonder at times...
What is My Dog Dreaming Of?
Microsoft touts energy savings from new smart campus technology

Europe Gets Its Entrepreneur Mojo Back With The Europas And Europioneers

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Europe is clearly switching its cultural gears. From saying how things can’t be done, to saying how thing can be done, our cultural mindset is changing, weather our politicians like it or not. The media might still be in the long grass of austerity, but here on the lawn, we’re...
Europe Gets Its Entrepreneur Mojo Back With The Europas And Europioneers

This Is The Main Reason Why Square And Twitter Are Taking Over The World

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Square CEO Jack Dorsey has built two of the most important technology companies in the world with one principle in mind: making apps that disappear into the background. Both Square and Twitter were designed with the idea that they serve as something that you don't actually have to think about,...
This Is The Main Reason Why Square And Twitter Are Taking Over The World

Fun with Secret Questions

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Ally Bank wants its customers to invent their own personal secret questions and answers; the idea is that an operator will read the question over the phone and listen for an answer. Ignoring for the moment the problem of the operator now knowing the question/answer pair, what are some good...
Fun with Secret Questions

AngelList's 'Salaries & Equity' tool finds the best paying tech jobs, helps you compare compensation

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Do you know if your compensation is fair? I’d bet that if you don’t, you would love to get ahold of the information required for you to determine if you are over, or under-compensated. It’s useful data to have. Happily, the fine folks over at AngelList have compiled a simply excellent...
AngelList's 'Salaries & Equity' tool finds the best paying tech jobs, helps you compare compensation

Kiss My Grass!

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Kiss My Grass!

Mother's Day celebrated ... with a Google doodle

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Colourful graphic sees the search engine's logo crudely redrawn as if by a young hand armed with a box of crayonsGoogle is celebrating Mother's Day with a doodle that pays homage to the childish scrawls that many doting parents will wake up to on Sunday.The colourful graphic sees the search...
Mother's Day celebrated ... with a Google doodle

The iTunes influence, part three: Art in the age of digital disruption

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"What happened is way worse for musicians. It has forced musicians to be marketers." John McVey, producer, Coupe Studios "I fear that in general the only musicians able to create a truly independent and successful career are those who had one before the industry changed, who had the fan...
The iTunes influence, part three: Art in the age of digital disruption
Browser extension enables SkyDrive attachments within Gmail

Robert Birming: Gmail for Mobile: Redesign of the Compose Page

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Robert Birming: Gmail for Mobile: Redesign of the Compose Page

Windows Phone 7.8 hands-on: cosmetically yours

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There was much wailing and gnashing of teeth when Microsoft declared that fairly fresh (and costly) Windows Phone 7 devices like the Nokia Lumia 900 would never taste its latest WP8 wares. To assuage hurt feelings and keep keep legacy phone owners within throwing distance of the latest devices...
Windows Phone 7.8 hands-on: cosmetically yours
CHART OF THE DAY: A Lot Of iPhone Owners Want Bigger Screens (AAPL)

Victim's family blames suicide at Chinese Apple supplier on mistreatment

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The family of a worker who committed suicide at an alleged Apple supplier in China is blaming his death on the harsh management at the factory and has tried demonstrating against the company, only to be detained by local police. The worker, He Cheng, jumped to his death on...
Victim's family blames suicide at Chinese Apple supplier on mistreatment

University tuition fees: Lurking in the long grass

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University tuition fees: Lurking in the long grass

The Top 10 Chinese Internet Memes of 2012

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If 2011 was the year social media arrived as a force in Chinese culture and politics, then 2012 was the year social media supercharged one of contemporary China’s finest forms of cultural and political expression: the Internet meme. To be sure, the Chinese Internet has been a fertile producer of...
The Top 10 Chinese Internet Memes of 2012

Microsoft Research + Kinect + 3D = MirageTable

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One of the best parts of the weekend is that the news generally calms, and a new sort of story emerges: the fun note. Today, Microsoft Research and some crazy lab tech fused with off the self hardware is our game. Now, as any astute reader of TNW Microsoft will...
Microsoft Research + Kinect + 3D = MirageTable

Bracketing – What Is It and What to do with the Images?

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{What is Bracketing?} Mark Upfield - www.MUphotographic.com In short, bracketing is taking the same photo more than once using different settings for different exposures. Why would you do this? Say you’re photographing a mountain landscape. The grass would require one setting to be properly exposed, the mountains would require another...
Bracketing – What Is It and What to do with the Images?
CityScan: the dystopian technology that could make breaking the law impossible

Ever wanted a Roomba for mowing your lawn? Check out this amazing creation

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By now you’ve probably owned, or had a friend that owned, a Roomba. Those robot vacuum cleaners are the best thing to happen to overly-busy (or overly-lazy) people in ages. But what if you could take the inspiration behind Roomba and apply it to a lawn mower, so that you...
Ever wanted a Roomba for mowing your lawn? Check out this amazing creation

Spanish researchers to train FIFA referees on calling plays with stereoscopic 3D, won't help catch dives

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Spain might be on Cloud Nine after clinching victory in UEFA's Euro 2012, but a team at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid isn't resting easy. To help referees know when they should blow the whistle, researchers have recorded 500 simulated offside soccer (yes, football) plays in stereoscopic 3D...
Spanish researchers to train FIFA referees on calling plays with stereoscopic 3D, won't help catch dives

Nokia and Burton intro a snowboarding app to prep and record epic runs (video)

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We can't say that there's a huge cross-section of the market that both owns a Lumia phone and likes snowboarding enough to want an app dedicated to the sport, but Nokia will at least have that audience sewn up through an exclusive team-up with Burton. Their newly publicized Windows...
Nokia and Burton intro a snowboarding app to prep and record epic runs (video)

5 PC industry omens hidden in Intel's financial statements

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Multiply the joy of watching paint dry by the sheer pleasure of watching grass grow, and you'll get a decent idea of how exciting it is to parse the average corporate earnings report. But everything changes when those numbers come from Intel. Don't get me wrong: Intel's Thursday afternoon...
5 PC industry omens hidden in Intel's financial statements

Twitter can be used to promote community volunteering

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Founder of riotcleanup says it takes just one person to step outside their front door and start doing something, and others soon get involvedIt started with a patch of waste ground near my childhood home and a pair of rusty shears. One corner of Worthing's Maybridge estate had been forgotten...
Twitter can be used to promote community volunteering

Google's Jelly Bean cup runneth over, kills grass in the process

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Happy Google I/O week! Why not celebrate with a giant jelly bean or 12? The search giant clearly has some big, colorful plans for later this week, including, perhaps, another entry in its delicious parade of lawn-cluttering mobile operating system dessert foods. The above statue was spotted and posted...
Google's Jelly Bean cup runneth over, kills grass in the process
Honda moves into robotic lawnmower market with Miimo

TIMESCAST: TimesCast Tech | August 15, 2012

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Game designers target the tablet market. | Keeping the grass green during a drought. | Customizing education by the hour....
TIMESCAST: TimesCast Tech | August 15, 2012
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