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Tech's stimulus boost

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Here's one group you won't hear complaining too bitterly about government spending: Tech executives. They may be deficit hawks when it comes to their own balance sheets, but leaders of the largest technology companies these days are positioning global stimulus packages - including the Obama administration's $787 billion stimulus plan...
Tech's stimulus boost

One Year Later, Twice As Many Democrats Vote For Cybersecurity Bill And Defy Obama

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So much for President Obama’s election mandate and the notion that Democrats are concerned about privacy. Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), which has been caught in the centuries old debate over privacy vs. security. The House passage isn’t particularly...
One Year Later, Twice As Many Democrats Vote For Cybersecurity Bill And Defy Obama

Hope, heartbreak, recovery: How our big NFL playoff game played out online

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The @seahawks Twitter account asked fans to show their support Sunday by making this image their avatar. Seattle hearts hurt Sunday. It happened around 1 p.m. In about 31 seconds. Maybe you remember. The Seahawks had just made a stellar comeback, leading the Falcons in the divisional playoff game, 28-27....
Hope, heartbreak, recovery: How our big NFL playoff game played out online

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

New Seahawks app is a winner ... unlike the team so far

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Opening page to the new Seahawks app Whether you’re cheering in the stands at Century Link Field or watching the game halfway across the globe, the new Seahawks Mobile official app released Monday allows fans to stay connected with the team in nearly every way. While the Hawks did not look very...
New Seahawks app is a winner ... unlike the team so far

Secret Apple Store On eBay Hawks Refurbished Devices

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Come buy a second-hand ePhone or ePad on the world's best-known auction site. Apple has set up shop on eBay to hawk refurbished products. It's got the snappy title of Refurbished Outlet, rather than something more in keeping with Apple's philosophy-- iBay, for example. Neither eBay nor Apple would...
Secret Apple Store On eBay Hawks Refurbished Devices
CrashPlan is cloud backup for literally everyone
Nokia's Lumia 920 remains as expensive as Apple's iPhone 5

Do online comments hurt - or aid - our understanding of science? | Alice Bell

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The 'trolling makes you stupid' story appealed to many, but having read the research, I remain in favour of blog commentsThere was something slightly ridiculous about the way the "evidence that trolling makes you stupid" story got passed around the web over the past few days: people complained about the...
Do online comments hurt - or aid - our understanding of science? | Alice Bell

Ellison hawks Oracle's cloud stack, calls out Salesforce.com

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison made a vigorous sales pitch on Tuesday for his company's next-generation Fusion Applications and underlying technology platform, saying they constitute a more modern approach to cloud-based software than offerings from rivals like Salesforce.com....
Ellison hawks Oracle's cloud stack, calls out Salesforce.com
Treating my cat's barfiness with alien tech and a hidden Swiss quantum computer

Canadian managers still skeptical of remote work

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Telecommuting is hardly the most new fangled idea out there. As we’ve pointed out here on GigaOM previously, virtual working has been kicked about as a way to improve productivity for years, but for some reason, despite regular research results validating the concept, telecommuting’s status as a good idea whose...
Canadian managers still skeptical of remote work

Lost Decade, Here We Come. Self-proclaimed "deficit hawks" could learn a lot playing a few hours of SimCity. http://r2.ly/zeie

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Lost Decade, Here We Come. Self-proclaimed "deficit hawks" could learn a lot playing a few hours of SimCity. http://r2.ly/zeie

Dotcom's Mega: Anti-Piracy Group Moves To Cut Off Site's Finances

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Yesterday was the big day. After a year of turmoil for Kim Dotcom and this associates, Mega was born from the ashes of Megaupload, destroyed by the U.S. government in January 2012 at the behest of the MPAA. The launch press conference in front of 200+ guests and a worldwide...
Dotcom's Mega: Anti-Piracy Group Moves To Cut Off Site's Finances

Infomercial hawks cool wife-stealing system

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Infomercial hawks cool wife-stealing system

About Pat Hawks http://goo.gl/fb/wmBKA

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About Pat Hawks http://goo.gl/fb/wmBKA
I Just Realized How Zealously Facebook Tracks Me And Sells That Info To Advertisers (FB)

TNW's Daily Dose: Mega, Amazon, and lazy Bob

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Bob didn’t want to work, Kim Dotcom is ready to peeve copyright hawks in the United States, and Amazon is trying to combat iPods, of all things. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Be sure to hit the subscription button...
TNW's Daily Dose: Mega, Amazon, and lazy Bob

W3i rebrands as NativeX, launches new advertising platform

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Monetization and user acquisition provider W3i today announced that it has rebranded the company, changing its name to NativeX. The company’s name change comes alongside its other announcement, pivoting the business to providing native ad units for its customers, a form of in-app advertising where publishers can integrate ads into...
W3i rebrands as NativeX, launches new advertising platform

Privacy hawks fret as FBI upgrades biometrics capacities

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The agency is going ahead with $1 billion upgrade of its biometric technology [Read more]...
Privacy hawks fret as FBI upgrades biometrics capacities
Facebook hawks the email address you never knew you had on your Timeline
Get money for your crappy old phones

Bad employee! 12% knowingly violate company IT policies

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By now, it's practically a mantra that the biggest problem with corporate IT security is the employees themselves. However, we usually assume that's due to ignorant users or poorly enforced policies. Not so for a chunk of the US working population—according to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive, 12...
Bad employee! 12% knowingly violate company IT policies

Google patent app details method for generating a 'ghost profile,' a world of anonymous G+ users

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Google hasn't exactly had the easiest time keeping the privacy hawks off of its back, but if a recently published patent application is any indication of its future intentions, well... let's just say we could see a lot more people hiding behind an online veil. Made public today, Google's...
Google patent app details method for generating a 'ghost profile,' a world of anonymous G+ users

Good News for Everyone with Embarrassing Gchat Logs: Cops May Soon Need a Warrant to Read Your Gmail

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(Photo: ZDNet) Gchat can be a welcome haven from the turmoil of the work day, a blinking beacon that serves as an important reminder of your humanity. And yet, the things you’ve typed into that little chat box without clicking the “off the record” button–the fights and breakups and conversations...
Good News for Everyone with Embarrassing Gchat Logs: Cops May Soon Need a Warrant to Read Your Gmail
GoalHawk helps people achieve -- its young founder included
How Pinterest can help you keep your New Year's resolutions

CISPA sponsors see forward movement for their cybersecurity bill

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According to reporting by the influential The Hill news organization, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act has new legs. Its sponsors, in talks with the White House, are seeing discussions as indicative of forward momentum for the controversial bill. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, better known as CISPA,...
CISPA sponsors see forward movement for their cybersecurity bill

NASA to study hurricanes with unmanned Global Hawk aircraft starting this year

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From the precursor to our future robot overlords to a galactic collision that just might ruin the day of our future descendants, NASA's been focused on extraterrestrial matters as of late. Still, the space agency isn't about to ignore its own backyard, announcing plans to send unmanned aircraft above...
NASA to study hurricanes with unmanned Global Hawk aircraft starting this year

U.S. Cellular unveils voice mail to text service for a fee

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It may be a small regional carrier but U.S. Cellular now hawks a paid visual voice mail service just like the nationals....
U.S. Cellular unveils voice mail to text service for a fee
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