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Guru of Gang Starr in coma after heart attack

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Guru of Gang Starr in coma after heart attack

Student must stay in jail for Fabrice Muamba tweets

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Liam Stacey, who mocked soccer star after he collapsed with a heart attack, loses his appeal....
Student must stay in jail for Fabrice Muamba tweets
As If His Life Wasn't Insane Enough, John McAfee's Home In Belize Was Burned To The Ground

GameStick shipping dev units this month, marks progress on controller, SDK and UI

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Things seem to be rolling along nicely for Kickstarter success story, GameStick. The makers of the compact Android console will be shipping a dev unit later this month, measuring slightly larger than the final version, thanks in part to a Type A USB slot for mousing / keyboarding. The...
GameStick shipping dev units this month, marks progress on controller, SDK and UI

Kid spends $2500 on iTunes in 15 minutes

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation Give this kid a medal. Five-year-old Danny Kitchen of Bristol, England, spent $2500 on iTunes in-app purchases in about 15 minutes, the Beeb reports. Score! Spending that much money that quickly would seem to be a challenge, but his parent’s emailed...
Kid spends $2500 on iTunes in 15 minutes

IBM-patented floor could detect a heart attack, call the cops

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The surface-based computing tech detects the shapes and weights of objects in contact with the floor to improve home security and provide medical support. [Read more]...
IBM-patented floor could detect a heart attack, call the cops
World's first color film footage discovered in England

Care.com expands to UK as it becomes Amazon of care

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Care.com, the Reid Hoffman-backed care giver service, is taking its first international leap, bringing its offerings to the UK. The six-year-old Waltham, MA-based company has built an international platform and plans on expanding to several other countries this year. Care.com offers a marketplace to find all kinds of care services,...
Care.com expands to UK as it becomes Amazon of care

In The UK They Jail People For Being Obnoxious Jerks On Twitter?

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I recognize that the US tends to value "freedom of speech" more than most European countries, and I also recognize that racist hate speech is pretty despicable, but I have to admit that the reports out of the UK of a guy being put in jail for 56 days for...
In The UK They Jail People For Being Obnoxious Jerks On Twitter?

The Life Of Startup Founder Ramona Pierson Is The Most Inspiring Story Ever

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Everybody has a story but few are as painful and triumphant as Ramona Pierson's. Pierson is the CEO of a stealth startup, Pierson Labs. She is also, quite possibly, the most inspiring tech founder in the Valley today. And that's saying something. Business Insider recently met with her and her...
The Life Of Startup Founder Ramona Pierson Is The Most Inspiring Story Ever
Don't Panic! Today's Google Doodle Honors Douglas Adams' 61st Birthday

Redditors Have Some Feelings About this Digg Acquisition

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Could this be our last chance to use this wonderful image? Tomorrow (or maybe Monday, unless Betaworks is really cracking that whip) the work of rebuilding Digg will begin. But today is a day of eulogies. What slew Digg, the once-mighty social site at one time thought to be worth $200...
Redditors Have Some Feelings About this Digg Acquisition
Best Buy founder building executive team ahead of buyout

911 tech that locates cell phone users in buildings ready to go

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The Federal Communications Commission today authorized the maker of an enhanced 911 technology to begin commercial operations despite claims that the system will interfere with wireless Internet Service Providers and smart grid applications. A company called NextNav and its subsidiary, Progeny, makes a system designed to more accurately locate...
911 tech that locates cell phone users in buildings ready to go

Yes, you can hack a pacemaker (and other medical devices too)

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On Sunday’s episode of the Emmy award-winning show Homeland, the Vice President of the United States is assassinated by a group of terrorists that have hacked into the pacemaker controlling his heart. In an elaborate plot, they obtain the device’s unique identification number. They then are able to remotely take control and...
Yes, you can hack a pacemaker (and other medical devices too)

Raytheon VP Jon Jones dies of apparent heart attack

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Raytheon VP Jon Jones dies of apparent heart attack
Doctors track stem cells with nanoparticles during cardiac therapy

Pacemaker hack can kill via laptop

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Pacemakers from several manufacturers can be commanded to deliver a deadly, 830-volt shock from someone on a laptop up to 50 feet away, the result of poor software programming by medical device companies. The new research comes from Barnaby Jack of security vendor IOActive, known for his analysis of...
Pacemaker hack can kill via laptop

Booting Up: The Zuckerbergs Cook Breakfast Edition

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The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering a civil action against Netflix after CEO Reed Hastings posted on Facebook in June that the company’s customers would soon view 1 billion hours of content a month. Mr. Hastings posted his thoughts on the SEC investigation on Facebook. [Facebook] Because you’re dying...
Booting Up: The Zuckerbergs Cook Breakfast Edition
Every heartbeat tells a story. Why not track it?

Safari 5.1.4 update promises 11% JavaScript performance boost, fixes other bugs

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Speed demons will be pleased with Safari's latest update that promises to bring "up to" an 11 percent increase in JavaScript performance over the previous version. Unfortunately, those not yet running a version of Lion (OS X 10.7.x) will be left out. The features contained in the latest update...
Safari 5.1.4 update promises 11% JavaScript performance boost, fixes other bugs

The Next Web Podcast: Episode 10 – iPhone OS heart attack!

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This week, we digress like never before.. and all conversation roads lead to Apple! Well it’s iPhone OS 4.0 launch day.. so, we think it’s ok!The Next Web Podcast is on iTunes! Subscribe now! If you prefer the good-old XML feed, we’re at http://feeds.feedburner.com/TNWOn this week’s show: Fawzi Rahal (Beirut),...
The Next Web Podcast: Episode 10 – iPhone OS heart attack!

Pass notes No 3,246: back injury

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Xi Jinping, tipped to be the next president of China, has not been seen in public for a while. Rather than explain his absence, the authorities have banned a certain search term from a social media siteAge: Roughly half a billion years, assuming it's as old as the spine.Appearance: Painful.Something to...
Pass notes No 3,246: back injury

Lindsay Lohan’s Father Suffers Minor Heart Attack

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Lindsay Lohan’s Father Suffers Minor Heart Attack

911 tech pinpoints people in buildings--but could disrupt wireless ISPs

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NextNav's enhanced 911 technology locates people within buildings—but may interfere with millions of existing devices. NextNav Cell phones replacing landlines are making it difficult to accurately locate people who call 911 from inside buildings. If a person having a heart attack on the 30th floor of a giant building can...
911 tech pinpoints people in buildings--but could disrupt wireless ISPs

Fake Or Not, These iPhone 5 Images Paint A Pretty Realistic Picture

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As iPhone season amps up — and make no mistake, the rumor mill is already spinning at full speed — we’re bound to see “leak” after “leak.” The latest comes by way of a site called KitGuru.net, which claims to have a “test unit” of the device. That’s about where...
Fake Or Not, These iPhone 5 Images Paint A Pretty Realistic Picture

On his 2/5 B.S. Report podcast, ESPN/Grantland's Bill Simmons discussed pulling a prank on Dick Costello during the Super Bowl. The two were in box together at the game when Simmons pulled out his phone, turned to Costello, and said, "Oh, so Twitter's dow

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Awesome. Love the BS Report almost as much as I love Twitter (and pranks on Dick Costolo). Will have to listen. As will anyone reading this :)...
On his 2/5 B.S. Report podcast, ESPN/Grantland's Bill Simmons discussed pulling a prank on Dick Costello during the Super Bowl. The two were in box together at the game when Simmons pulled out his phone, turned to Costello, and said, "Oh, so Twitter's dow
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Soccer Player Gets Carded For Having A Fatal Heart Attack | http://bit.ly/dqN2jV

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Soccer Player Gets Carded For Having A Fatal Heart Attack | http://bit.ly/dqN2jV

World's smallest blood monitoring implant tells your smartphone when you're about to have a heart attack

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A team of scientists Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, has developed the world's smallest medical implant to monitor critical chemicals in the blood, and communicates with a smartphone. For patient monitoring, and for self-quantifiers, a device like this would quickly become indispensable once introduced....
World's smallest blood monitoring implant tells your smartphone when you're about to have a heart attack
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