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LG begins mass production of first flexible, plastic e-ink displays

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LG, that South Korean conglomerate that has mostly spent the last few years fading into Samsung’s shadow, has just announced that it has begun mass production of the world’s first flexible, plastic e-ink display. This is opposed to the hard, heavy, prone-to-cracking glass-laminate e-ink displays found in devices such as...
LG begins mass production of first flexible, plastic e-ink displays
The Ground Beneath Apple’s Walled Garden
Here’s What Could Kill Facebook

Apple may get the Italian boot, has 30 days to push a 2-year warranty for locals

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Italian regulator AGCM is clearly on a short fuse with Apple. After issuing a €900,000 fine ($1.1 million) to Apple for not properly offering the free 2-year warranty required by national law, the agency is now warning the iPhone maker that it could face a temporary exile -- and...
Apple may get the Italian boot, has 30 days to push a 2-year warranty for locals

Why I'm thrilled Mark Zuckerberg is annoying the bankers

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The horror! Facebook's CEO apparently wore a hoodie to a meeting. Let's face it: He could dress like Thor, wield the fabled hammer Mjolnir in presentations, and they'd still want in on the company's IPO. [Read more]...
Why I'm thrilled Mark Zuckerberg is annoying the bankers

LIVE: Yahoo Fires Thousands (YHOO)

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Yahoo is going to fire 2,000 people today. It's part of new CEO Scott Thompson's plans to bring "real change" to the company.  We'll be covering the day live – figuring out which groups are getting culled the most, and telling stories of goodbyes and great Yahoo careers. We...
LIVE: Yahoo Fires Thousands (YHOO)

30/30 app brings pay-what-you-like pricing to iPhone

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Binary Hammer's time manager app uses in-app payments for users to pay what they think it's worth.Radiohead did it for music with their In Rainbows album. The Humble Indie Bundle did it for games. Sci-fi author Wil Wheaton did it for short stories. And now US developer Binary Hammer is...
30/30 app brings pay-what-you-like pricing to iPhone

Twitter introduces Innovators Patent Agreement, vows to not abuse patent system

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When it comes to patents Twitter doesn't want to be part of the problem. Or, at least doesn't want you to think it's part of the problem and its new IPA (that's Innovators Patent Agreement, not India Pale Ale) outlines how it plans to stay above the fray and...
Twitter introduces Innovators Patent Agreement, vows to not abuse patent system

Nokia Lumia 900 is tough as nails -- literally

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Nokia set out to prove the toughness of the Lumia 900's screen with a hammer, a two-by-four, and some nails. [Read more]...
Nokia Lumia 900 is tough as nails -- literally

Yahoo Makes It Official: Announces 2,000 Job Cuts (YHOO)

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Yahoo has made the layoffs official. It just announced plans to let 2,000 people go. $125-$145 million in charges, $375 million savings. Click here for live coverage of the layoffs. Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »See Also:Yahoo To Bring 'The Hammer' With...
Yahoo Makes It Official: Announces 2,000 Job Cuts (YHOO)

Yahoo To Bring 'The Hammer' With Big Layoffs This Wednesday (YHOO)

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Yahoo is preparing to fire thousands of employees, with its International divisions to get hit the hardest, Sarah Lacy at PandoDaily reports. This is all part of new CEO Scott Thompson's plan to radically change Yahoo. Lacy says he's been consulting with the Boston Consulting Group on these layoffs....
Yahoo To Bring 'The Hammer' With Big Layoffs This Wednesday (YHOO)

Reddit, Police Thyself

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Tools cannot judge of their own use. The hammer does not rebel at striking pavement, the brush recoil at distasteful composition. This is true of the internet and its tools as well. What is bittorrent? A way to easily transfer large files between peers. Used by many people in legitimate...
Reddit, Police Thyself

Will Fab Get Social Shopping Right?

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Facebook's Beacon was a bomb. Will this ecommerce site figure out the right way to let friends see what friends are buying?Four and a half years ago, Facebook launched Beacon, a feature that showed users what their friends were buying. The social network thought the idea would be a hit,...
Will Fab Get Social Shopping Right?

Now that Twitter is tightening up its API, look for a lot of apps to go up for sale

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When Twitter wrote its “ominous” blog post the other day about tightening up restrictions on using its API, I started to think about all of the apps that have been built on top of the platform. There’s quite a few of them, some that Twitter itself have acquired. For those...
Now that Twitter is tightening up its API, look for a lot of apps to go up for sale

Reddit: “Jailbait is bad, but pics of dead kids are OK”

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In an unexpected watershed moment, one of the last remaining bastions of free speech, Reddit, has banned the posting of “suggestive or sexual content featuring minors.” In one fell swoop Reddit has asserted that it retains moral control over the direction and usage of the site. Around 30 offending subreddits...
Reddit: “Jailbait is bad, but pics of dead kids are OK”
Watch Steve Jobs play FDR in Apple-produced short film

Thousands Of Fired Yahoos Are Packing Up And Saying Their Goodbyes (YHOO)

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This morning, Yahoo announced it would fire 2,000 people.  Those people are starting to find out, and they are saying their goodbyes. Laid-off Yahoo Rachel Powers tweets: "Goodbye Yahoo! It's been short but sweet. I have been laid off. I am 1 of 2,000 losing their jobs today." Posting the...
Thousands Of Fired Yahoos Are Packing Up And Saying Their Goodbyes (YHOO)
Hey NBC: That’s Not Your Artwork. It’s Apple’s.

Oracle, Google hammer out potential trial roadmap

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Lawyers for Oracle and Google try to figure out where we could go from here on the copyrights phase of the trial....
Oracle, Google hammer out potential trial roadmap
4 Ways Facebook Can Turn Domination Into Dollars

Google Isn’t Making Any Promises About Stuff Working, Okay?

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The advent of Google Drive has prompted the Internet to take another look at those recently updated terms of service, and the Internet does not like what it sees. Written largely in legalese (which we like to think of as “lawyer wizard-speak”), the document isn’t entirely clear regarding whether users...
Google Isn’t Making Any Promises About Stuff Working, Okay?

Microsoft sets 'do not track' as default on IE10, ruffles feathers

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Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8 won't be the first major browser to pack a "do not track" component, but it'll be the first to have it switched on by default. Though Microsoft doesn't yet support the feature on its own websites, it plans to help hammer out the...
Microsoft sets 'do not track' as default on IE10, ruffles feathers

Judge Dismisses Apple v. Motorola

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A Federal judge has dropped the hammer on Apple v. Motorola, dismissing the case in its entirety. In a ruling issued late Friday Judge Richard Posner dismissed the case with prejudice saying Apple failed to present a compelling case. Further details to follow …...
Judge Dismisses Apple v. Motorola

Happy Birthday, Hammer! Tech From the Entrepreneur Who Is 2 Legit 2 Quit

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Happy Birthday, Hammer! Tech From the Entrepreneur Who Is 2 Legit 2 Quit

Struggling Logitech Bites Bullet, Lays Off 450

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The hammer has finally dropped at Logitech. The struggling peripherals maker said Friday that it’s sacking 450 employees as part of a global restructuring first announced in April. The cuts, which will reduce the company’s workforce by about 13 percent, are expected to trim Logitech’s annual operating costs by $80...
Struggling Logitech Bites Bullet, Lays Off 450

Marc Samwer Is Finally Out at Groupon. Time to Build a Great International Company Now.

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I mean, I know it’s in the PandoTicker already. But I can’t very well hammer Andrew Mason for more than a year about the woeful job the Samwer brothers have done with the 47 country Medusa-headed monstrosity that is Groupon’s International operations and not say anything when the clone king is...
Marc Samwer Is Finally Out at Groupon. Time to Build a Great International Company Now.

The Retraction Hammer Comes Down

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The Retraction Hammer Comes Down: John Gruber is all over the fallout of the This American Life/Mike Daisey fiasco. The New York Times ran an op-ed by Daisey about his fabricated tales (the day after Steve Jobs passed away, no less). CBS News had a report in January widely citing...
The Retraction Hammer Comes Down

The PHP Singularity

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Look at this incredible thing Ian Baker created. Look at it! What you're seeing is not Photoshopped. This is an actual photo of a real world, honest to God double-clawed hammer. Such a thing exists. Isn't that amazing? And also, perhaps, a little disturbing? That wondrous hammer is a...
The PHP Singularity

Nic Cage as Captain Hammer

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Nic Cage as Captain Hammer

The Case for Cracking Down on Geo Cheating

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I recently had a fairly heated conversation with some colleagues on the subject of false check-ins / geo cheating. The discussion went something like this:Person #1: We WANT people to cheat with our apps.  It means they care.  It means they’re using the app.  It means that we’re making a...
The Case for Cracking Down on Geo Cheating
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