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Fifth EU Committee Recommends Rejection Of ACTA By European Parliament

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Another major milestone has been achieved in the push to get ACTA rejected by the EU: a fifth parliamentary committee has recommended that the European Parliament should refuse to ratify it when it is put to the vote on July 4th, effectively killing it in Europe. The other committees –...
Fifth EU Committee Recommends Rejection Of ACTA By European Parliament
Gmail for Android redesign with new navigation bar revealed in Google I/O slide

Google updates BigQuery with SQL-like queries, grouping of distinct values, and support for Timestamp data

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Google on Thursday announced three new features for Google BigQuery that will let analytic teams deliver what the organizations really need: “actionable and data-driven business insights.” In other words, Google has added some new capabilities that will help businesses work effectively with large amounts of data. Here are the three...
Google updates BigQuery with SQL-like queries, grouping of distinct values, and support for Timestamp data

Dropbox Reveals A Future Where More 'Content' Is Shared, Less Files

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Dropbox plans to add features that will turn it from a personal file share/locker business into a broader content-delivery one. Dropbox is amazingly popular as a cloud-based file locker, or for small scale sharing of files between individual users--but the company just revealed some new features that begin to...
Dropbox Reveals A Future Where More 'Content' Is Shared, Less Files

DishPal uses hashtags and group sharing brilliantly to put tasty food on display

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While there’s no shortage of apps that let you take pictures and share them with a bunch of people, the ones that focus on food seem to be creating a niche for themselves. Recently, we wrote about how Foodspotting decided to relaunch as a discovery app to take on Yelp...
DishPal uses hashtags and group sharing brilliantly to put tasty food on display
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Moog Music tacks on Grateful Dead expansion pack to Animoog 2.0 for $4.99 (video)

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Late last week, Moog Music rolled out version 2.0 of its Animoog synthesizer app for Apple's slate. Now, the Asheville, North Carolina outfit is adding a truckload of new sounds less than a week after the initial release. The Grateful Dead Expansion Pack is now available for the iPad...
Moog Music tacks on Grateful Dead expansion pack to Animoog 2.0 for $4.99 (video)

Troubleshooting Q&A Platform FixYa's New iOS App Allows You To Record And Post Videos Of Product Issues

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FixYa, the Q&A site for products where where amateur product experts give repair advice to consumers, is debuting a new app today that allows people to shoot a video of a product problem with their iPhone and get a real product fix from one of FixYa’s 700,000 product experts. FixYa,...
Troubleshooting Q&A Platform FixYa's New iOS App Allows You To Record And Post Videos Of Product Issues

Hey @You! We are Talking About @You Over Here!

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Over the last few years, I have enjoyed watching new sites spring up built around conversations and social engagement. These new social networks, be they about friends (Facebook), business colleagues (LinkedIn or Brazen Careerist), shared interests (MyLikes), shared items (Google Buzz and FriendFeed) or even shared purchases (Blippy), are primarily...
Hey @You! We are Talking About @You Over Here!
Under bright light, the Portuguese man-of-war becomes a twisting landscape of neon

iTunes 10.6.1 fixes super annoying TV show order bug when using Apple TV

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Earlier this month, just after the iPad launch event, Apple released iTunes 10.6 to support the new 1080P Apple TV and the new Retina tablet. Unfortunately, when it did so it also introduced a nasty bug with the ordering of TV shows when using the Apple TV to view them....
iTunes 10.6.1 fixes super annoying TV show order bug when using Apple TV

Eventbrite Now Recommends Events To 20 Million Users, Boosting Ticket Sales Along The Way

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Online ticket sales startup Eventbrite is always looking for new ways that it can boost attendance at various events that are run on its platform. In December, it launched a recommendation system that would offer up events its users might want to attend, and now, about seven months later, it’s...
Eventbrite Now Recommends Events To 20 Million Users, Boosting Ticket Sales Along The Way

Why I Trust Blippy, Mint and Others With My Financial Data

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In an up and down week for the startup, Blippy gained a huge amount of unwanted attention on Thursday and Friday as it was discovered that four (and eventually five) of the company's users saw their credit card numbers exposed, in full, through creative Google searches (since removed). As somebody...
Why I Trust Blippy, Mint and Others With My Financial Data

Gadgetwise Blog: Q&A: How to Set Up Twitter Lists

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Twitter's Lists feature lets you set up customized groupings of the people and sites you follow....
Gadgetwise Blog: Q&A: How to Set Up Twitter Lists

Circles Are Becoming A Competitive Advantage for Google+

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Google+ updated the Circles interface to make it easier to find people. The snazzy HTML5 circle controls now shrink down for smaller screens. The page now has a new left sidebar like the circles menu on the main Google+ page but with a few more options for managing circles. The...
Circles Are Becoming A Competitive Advantage for Google+

These Gadget Ads Show A Total Misunderstanding Of Venn Diagrams

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Gadget case-maker Speck Products has a series of ads out that will annoy anyone who understands Venn diagrams. Many of the diagrams are impossible, suggesting an overlap between groups of people who do and those who don't participate in some activity. These are binary groupings. There is no overlap. Other...
These Gadget Ads Show A Total Misunderstanding Of Venn Diagrams

Judge Delivers Thorough And Complete Smackdown Of Oracle's Copyright Claims

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Well, well. A few weeks ago, the jury in the Google/Oracle lawsuit ruled that Google infringed on a very small amount of Java API, but as we noted it was still an open question (and one for the judge to rule on) whether or not APIs were even eligible to...
Judge Delivers Thorough And Complete Smackdown Of Oracle's Copyright Claims

How to Add Useful Content to Your Site. . . and Get Results

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It’s good to know that you need useful content on your site. It’s even better to know why you need useful content on your site (If you aren’t sure what I mean, you might want to read: For Google, the Only Content is Useful Content. But how do you get...
How to Add Useful Content to Your Site. . . and Get Results

The Email Clash Of Civilizations

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A new study finds that email habits vary according to the countries users live in. A new academic study has found that Western Europeans, Africans, Latin Americans, Indians, and other global groups have distinct emailing habits. According to Bogdan State of Stanford University and several co-authors, different cultures use...
The Email Clash Of Civilizations

Boot up: iPad haptics?, iOS fragmentation, Wolfram quizzed, Windows 8 tips and more

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Plus Apple's freight boom, Google and Motorola, poking around open data for the London Underground, and what really to expect from Apple todayA quick burst of 11 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamReinvigorated Enterprise & Start-Ups - How Finland Brought Down Nokia & Revived...
Boot up: iPad haptics?, iOS fragmentation, Wolfram quizzed, Windows 8 tips and more

Zite Launches Personal Web Filter, Recommends Content

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Practically everywhere I turn these days, new products are cropping up to help you find content relevant to your interests. In addition to my6sense, who I covered yesterday, we've seen a fair share of Twitter applications, iPhone apps and Web sites looking to find signal in the noise, and each...
Zite Launches Personal Web Filter, Recommends Content

Swype’s new “living keyboard” doesn’t just predict, it learns

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Swype, the text input interface now common on Android phones, just got a whole lot smarter. New owner Nuance Communications is updating Swype with the same sophisticated contextual language technologies it uses in its speech recognition products. The result is what Nuance is calling a “living keyboard” – one that...
Swype’s new “living keyboard” doesn’t just predict, it learns

Organize Your Chrome Extensions Into Groups & Speed Up Your Browsing With Context

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Here’s hoping you have gone manic with your Chrome extensions and have installed a bunch of them. Well, at least I have…especially after Google updated the look of its Chrome Web Store and made it real attractive and effective. Installing Chrome extensions is easy as a click and you don’t...
Organize Your Chrome Extensions Into Groups & Speed Up Your Browsing With Context
Review: Finish for iPhone helps procrastinators rethink their todo lists
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?