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Ofcom outlines plans to remove the hassle of switching broadband providers in the UK

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One of the biggest headaches in moving house is the inherent lag-time between moving in and waiting for that broadband connection to get up and running. It’s perhaps a sad state-of-affairs, but I’d sooner do without a fridge for that first week in a new pad than be without the...
Ofcom outlines plans to remove the hassle of switching broadband providers in the UK

WhitePages' new Current Caller ID app is the future of smartphone calling

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For all of the apps, sensors, and powerful hardware our smartphones are equipped with, they’re still pretty dumb when it comes to making and receiving phone calls. With its latest Android app, Current Caller ID, WhitePages shows us one potential evolutionary path for the smartphone’s calling and texting screens....
WhitePages' new Current Caller ID app is the future of smartphone calling

Zotac ZBOX Nano XS AD11 Plus mini PC launches with E-450 APU, gets reviewed

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Zotac and its XBOXes -- just when you think your next dorm room PC couldn't get any smaller... it does. The latest in the stable is the long-winded Nano XS AD11 Plus, a hysterically titled small form factor PC equipped with a dual-core 1.6GHz AMD E-450 APU, Radeon HD...
Zotac ZBOX Nano XS AD11 Plus mini PC launches with E-450 APU, gets reviewed

Why Facebook’s Community Pages Could Give Brands Headaches

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A couple of weeks ago I received a worried call from a friend working in PR for a large company. Her opening question went something like: “What the heck are Community Pages on Facebook, and why is there one for my company?” Community Pages 101 Facebook’s Community Pages are...
Why Facebook’s Community Pages Could Give Brands Headaches

Echo Nest Raises $17 Million for Musical Big Data

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You have to be incredibly brave or foolish to bet investment money on a digital music startup. But what about a data company, which happens to sell services to digital music startups? That seems more palatable. At least to the investors putting $17 million into The Echo Nest, which maintains...
Echo Nest Raises $17 Million for Musical Big Data

Readers Respond: Password Hygiene and Headaches

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An article about creating hard-to-crack passwords generated a wide range of responses, including some more good tips....
Readers Respond: Password Hygiene and Headaches

Why Being A Publicly Traded Company Isn't Always The Best Situation

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SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg led a round of financing in his company that created the benefits of an IPO while largely avoiding the headaches of being a public company. He raised $800 million for his online survey company through a combination of debt and equity earlier this year. Of that...
Why Being A Publicly Traded Company Isn't Always The Best Situation

Mozilla's "just works" Persona login system hits beta

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Mozilla is moving Persona, its online identity system, out of the experimental category and is releasing an official beta. First released earlier this year, Persona offers a secure way to eliminate individual passwords for users while offering developers a simple way to add support and authenticate requests—think of it...
Mozilla's "just works" Persona login system hits beta

Facebook should lose the 'Like'

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By insisting that its users declare that they "like" pages they want to follow, Facebook actually creates all kinds of potential headaches. FORTUNE -- On Facebook I have "liked" both the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council and that group's arch-enemy, the liberal Center for Media and Democracy. Those two organizations loathe...
Facebook should lose the 'Like'

Do Marissa Mayer's maternity plans make her a fit role model for women?

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Yahoo's new CEO is under attack for failing women, by suggesting the impending birth of her child won't stop her doing her job. But would it really harm her career to take a year off?Julia Llewellyn, writerThe newly appointed Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer, is under attack for failing women, by...
Do Marissa Mayer's maternity plans make her a fit role model for women?

Hippies, Cops, Plumbers and Payoffs: 4 Ways IT Copes With Change

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The trend toward consumerizing IT seems unstoppable, whether the IT department likes it or not. Individuals and departments are doing an end run around corporate IT to use the devices and services they want, not necessarily the approved choices. So how does IT respond? Ranging from acceptance to resistance...
Hippies, Cops, Plumbers and Payoffs: 4 Ways IT Copes With Change

Adobe Muse is ready to let you design websites without the coding headaches for $15 a month

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If you've been looking to get that web project off the ground but despise the idea of coding it, Adobe's recently announced web design tool has just landed. Muse, the program that allows you to design websites without having to get your hands dirty with HTML5 is now available....
Adobe Muse is ready to let you design websites without the coding headaches for $15 a month
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Withings' Smart Body Analyzer goes on sale to measure your weight, heart rate and the air around you

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First revealed at CES in January, the latest in Withings‘ range of Internet-connected body scales, the Smart Body Analyzer, has today gone on sale. Like previous models, the scale measures weight, fat mass and body mass. In addition though, this new flagship entry in the range measures users’ heart rate and...
Withings' Smart Body Analyzer goes on sale to measure your weight, heart rate and the air around you

Red-Hot Startup Huddle Is About To Make Your Work A Hundred Times Less Annoying

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Huddle is offering new "Sync" software that's going to save you from a ton of headaches at work when you are trying to share files and work on projects remotely. Huddle is a service for sharing files across a company — so you can work on a document or...
Red-Hot Startup Huddle Is About To Make Your Work A Hundred Times Less Annoying

Researchers create plastic Fipel replacement for light bulbs

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US researchers have claimed to create a new light bulb made of plastic to replace the relatively new LED bulbs. Designed to replace fluorescent bulbs seen in large-scale lighting systems such as within office complexes, the new bulbs use multiple layers of plastic to generate a flicker-free light that is...
Researchers create plastic Fipel replacement for light bulbs

Apple Eases Download Limit for Developers

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Apple's high-resolution display on its new iPad creates an opportunity, and a challenge, for software developers. But the company moved to ease one of their potential headaches....
Apple Eases Download Limit for Developers

How Do You Handle Data Integration in the Cloud?

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At times it feels like the concept of cloud computing is as ephemeral as a towering cumulus cloud on a summer day. It passes by, changes shape and looks different to every person who views it. But like those clouds in the sky, there's a lot of complexity out there,...
How Do You Handle Data Integration in the Cloud?

CoAction Hero board comes with its own OS, simplifies desktop coding (video)

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Although we've seen a deluge of tinker-friendly boards, many of them share a dirty secret: they're borrowing someone else's OS. The creator of the new CoAction Hero board, Tyler Gilbert, doesn't think that's good enough for those who want both control and ease of use. His stackable ARM Cortex-M3...
CoAction Hero board comes with its own OS, simplifies desktop coding (video)

Chinese Companies Are Now Squatting On Every Available Trademark

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SHANGHAI (AP) — iPotato, isock, icouch, istove, i-you-name-it. An Internet search for "i'' words from A to Z will turn up just about any combination you might think up, from all over the world, only a handful of them related to Apple Inc. Given its penchant for "iproducts," Apple's...
Chinese Companies Are Now Squatting On Every Available Trademark
Twitter adopts a motto to defend users

Ditch the PDF headaches: Three safer, speedier Adobe Reader alternatives

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Another day, another critical security exploit discovered for Adobe Reader. Ho-hum. The PDF software's near-ubiquitous presence has made it a big, fat, juicy target for years now, and by this point, you shouldn't be asking what Adobe's going to do to shore up its perpetually leaky program. Instead, you...
Ditch the PDF headaches: Three safer, speedier Adobe Reader alternatives
Thousands Of Instagrammers Are Falling For This Fake Airline Giveway

Red Pen might be the fastest way to get feedback on your designs

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As you may know, we’re big fans of single-purpose tools that make your life easier. This is especially true when it comes to design, because sometimes a simple, straight-forward solution can solve the worst headaches. We’ve given plenty of attention to apps of this category in the past, highlighting services...
Red Pen might be the fastest way to get feedback on your designs

Internet Explorer 10 Coming To Windows 7 - And That's It

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After a month's head start of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 8 users, Windows 7 users may be seeing their own IE 10 release as early as Tuesday, if rumors from Chinese blog iFanr have any validity. But will Microsoft's staggered release plan just cause more headaches for Web developers?...
Internet Explorer 10 Coming To Windows 7 - And That's It
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HP and Samsung offer setup-free printing on the Galaxy S 4, with others to follow

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As ubiquitous as wireless printing has become, there remains the occasional hoop to jump through for printing from mobile devices if you don't happen to have either a special app or iOS gear that supports AirPrint. HP and Samsung are teaming up to remove many of the headaches for...
HP and Samsung offer setup-free printing on the Galaxy S 4, with others to follow

Facebook's iOS Apps Might Be Draining Your Battery Life, So There's Your Excuse to Quit

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The cause all of our problems. One of the biggest flaws of the iPhone is how quickly it runs out of battery life–even when you’re not using it. Now, a German developer might’ve discovered the reason why that’s happening: it’s all Facebook’s fault. If you have the social network’s programs...
Facebook's iOS Apps Might Be Draining Your Battery Life, So There's Your Excuse to Quit

Review: CopyTrans TuneSwift automates iTunes chores

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Whether you're upgrading computers or just doing a little digital housekeeping, you'll need to move or backup your iTunes media library. You could do it manually, or you could save yourself plenty of headaches and hassle and use CopyTrans TuneSwift instead. This $15 application automates the process and handles...
Review: CopyTrans TuneSwift automates iTunes chores

9 Fascinating Facts About Apple's Stock (AAPL)

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Morgan Stanley's Adam Parker has an interesting report on "The Elephant In The Room" AKA: Apple. It's not so much about the company, but rather about the stock itself and how investors should deal with such a megacap in their portfolios. Even though Apple's been a huge winner for tons...
9 Fascinating Facts About Apple's Stock (AAPL)
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