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Raspberry Pi Gets Own App Store: One-Stop-Shop To Make It Even Easier For Kids To Get Coding -- And Earn Pocket Money From Apps

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The not-for-profit Raspberry Pi Foundation has launched an app store for the $25 mini computer — called the Pi Store – to “make it easier for developers of all ages to share their games, applications, tools and tutorials with the rest of the community”. The Pi mini computer was designed with...
Raspberry Pi Gets Own App Store: One-Stop-Shop To Make It Even Easier For Kids To Get Coding -- And Earn Pocket Money From Apps
Apple Stores begin stocking iPhone 5 cases
Latest cry for help from public media advocates: "We need tax breaks"

Portugal plans a digital storage tax that could cost €21 per terabyte

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The Portuguese government is considering a tax on digital storage devices. This is an apparent action to try to fight copyright breaches, but it also rather looks like an attempt to gather funds in a time of economic crisis. According to a report in TechEye the legislative update is being proposed...
Portugal plans a digital storage tax that could cost €21 per terabyte

First iPad App Testing Stats Are Out

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Flurry, the mobile analytics company specialized in app usage has just released its very first report on… iPad app usage. Wait… what? Yes, iPad app usage. As we’ve told you earlier, some developers have already managed to put their hands on Apple’s upcoming shiny new toy to test their...
First iPad App Testing Stats Are Out

Chromium nighly build adds support for custom user stylesheets -- like shutup.css

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Filed under: Google, Browsers I don't usually get into manual hacking on my web browsers -- like Firefox's about:config and userchrome.css or Opera's opera:config.That's why I initially wasn't all that interested in a change which landed in the Chromium nightly builds: custom user stylesheets. Not until I decided to give...
Chromium nighly build adds support for custom user stylesheets -- like shutup.css

Pirate Bay Founder Released From Solitary Confinement

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Following his arrest late August, Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm was deported from Cambodia to Sweden. Initially it was assumed that Gottfrid was sent to Sweden because of the outstanding one year prison sentence in the Pirate Bay case. However, once he touched down at Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport, the authorities...
Pirate Bay Founder Released From Solitary Confinement

Report: iPhone 5 supplies significantly improving at U.S. Apple Stores

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Apple recently changed shipping times for iPhone 5 from 2-3 weeks to 2 week for orders from its website, indicating the company is starting to iron out production delays and catch up to demand. Today, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster noted checks of 100 App Stores shows supplies of...
Report: iPhone 5 supplies significantly improving at U.S. Apple Stores

The State of CSS3 in Email Templates

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On the heels of some of our recent findings regarding the state of CSS in email, I reckoned it was high time to shake things up a bit. So here goes – CSS3 in email lives. Ok, so I’m sorry if I made you drop your toast, there. I know...
The State of CSS3 in Email Templates

AT&T is terrible, but it is hardly killing Windows Phone

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Great news: the Nokia Lumia 900 is coming to AT&T for the low, low price of $100. For a flagship device, that’s a killer price point. I expect it to sell briskly, boosting Nokia, Microsoft, and the Windows Phone franchise all at the same time. Given that Windows Phone is...
AT&T is terrible, but it is hardly killing Windows Phone

Google Webmaster Tools Expands Query Data to 90 Days

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Today, Google has expanded the historical search query data to 90 days. The number of queries reported has increased as well: the report will now list the top 2,000 for each day of the selected date range (vs. the previous top 1,000). This is great news, as this is data...
Google Webmaster Tools Expands Query Data to 90 Days
YouTube for Vizio Internet Apps now available
Google Now Returning Month Of December To Nexus Devices With Android 4.2.1 OTA Update

Amazon adds Windows Phone 8 support to Kindle app, keeps the Live Tiles going

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Amazon's been doing a pretty decent job at blanketing those Android and iOS Kindle applications with the latest and greatest, but the same couldn't exactly be said about its Windows Phone counterpart. Today there's great news for users of Redmond's mobile OS, however, as the Fire maker has announced...
Amazon adds Windows Phone 8 support to Kindle app, keeps the Live Tiles going
Keen On… Pomplamoose: How Nataly And Jack Are Reinventing The Music Business (TCTV)

Workday Stock Soars 72% On IPO (WORKP)

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Workday, a  a cloud-based human resources provider, has begun trading on the New York stock exchange, and it's done so with a classic IPO pop. Priced at $28 per share, it's now going for ~$48, a 72% boost. That sounds like great news for Workday founder David Duffield and venture backers Greylock...
Workday Stock Soars 72% On IPO (WORKP)

Yahoo's Search Share Continues To Drop Sharply (YHOO, GOOG, MSFT)

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New data from comScore reveals Yahoo's search share continues to collapse while Google reaches new all-time highs, and Microsoft's Bing also climbs. Analyst Ben Schachter at Macquarie Research distributed the raw numbers in a report last night: GOOG - GOOG queries increased 6% y/y in February. GOOG's share of searches in February was 67.5%, compared with 67.0%...
Yahoo's Search Share Continues To Drop Sharply (YHOO, GOOG, MSFT)

Microsoft to Withdraw Copyright Complaint, Cryptome Coming Back Online

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Great news from web hosting company Network Solutions this morning. A company representative tells us that Microsoft will withdraw the copyright complaint against long-time watchdog website Cryptome.org and the site will be back online later today. Yesterday Cryptome published a 22-page PDF called the Microsoft Global Criminal Compliance Handbook. Cryptome...
Microsoft to Withdraw Copyright Complaint, Cryptome Coming Back Online

Great News, Rich Americans! Congress Just Raised Taxes On Workers While Saving Investors Billions

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Most of the attention around the Fiscal Cliff deal tax deal has been focused on income taxes. The way the deal went down, a tiny portion of American taxpayers--households that earn more than $450,000 per year--will see their income taxes rise modestly, from 35% to 39.6%. Everyone else's income taxes...
Great News, Rich Americans! Congress Just Raised Taxes On Workers While Saving Investors Billions

AT&T On FaceTime Over 3G: Free For Mobile Share Users, Unavailable For Everyone Else

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More than a few AT&T customers got worked up a few weeks back when a peculiar pop-up in iOS 6 Beta 3 pointed to the possibility that the carrier would charge people to use FaceTime over its wireless data network. Well, that’s officially not that case — AT&T just confirmed...
AT&T On FaceTime Over 3G: Free For Mobile Share Users, Unavailable For Everyone Else
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Rdio And Shazam Expand Full Music Track Streaming Partnership To UK, Canada, Australia, Brazil And Mexico

NBC's Olympic Web Video Plan: Live, Legal and "Painful"

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Warren Little/Getty Images During the last summer Olympics, NBC wouldn’t show some of the most exciting events live on the Web, because it wanted to protect its ratings for its taped TV highlights. Four years later, the programmer has wised up, and will livestream every single event starting July...
NBC's Olympic Web Video Plan: Live, Legal and "Painful"
Google's revamped, sexed-up app store hits 25 billion downloads

How to Hide Posts on a Facebook Fan Page

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If you manage a Facebook fan page, you've probably experienced the tricky experience of navigating through user posts. Fans of the page post like mad. Then you go back to see this strange onslaught of posts. It's too late to delete any of them - plus, you don't want to...
How to Hide Posts on a Facebook Fan Page
90 Seconds on The Verge: Monday, July 16th, 2012
Recap: Apple announces the iPad Mini at $329, fourth gen iPad, new Macs

Nintendo's pre-E3 press conference video is now available -- relive the magic again and again

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Did you miss any of the magic that was the Nintendo pre-E3 press event? Great news: it's now online in pre-recorded form, so you can watch it to your heart's content. Using the Wii U controller as a TV remote? The Wii U Pro Controller? The unveiling of the...
Nintendo's pre-E3 press conference video is now available -- relive the magic again and again

Songkick and Spotify prove to be the right combination with 100,000 new users discovering concerts

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Songkick announced today that over 100,000 new users have signed up to its service through the Songkick Concerts app on Spotify since  its launch last year. Millions of personalized concert alerts have been sent to users who have registered through Spotify. Fans get an email when artists they are tracking...
Songkick and Spotify prove to be the right combination with 100,000 new users discovering concerts
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