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Hubbl uses contextual ads to save apps from incentivized download hell

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale App developers have a problem, and that problem is discovery. For a lot of apps, one solution to the obscurity problem is using a service like Tapjoy, which gives people in-app credits if they download  certain apps. While not exactly...
Hubbl uses contextual ads to save apps from incentivized download hell

Facebook Acq-Retired Face.com, But Here's Why It Will Bank By Reviving Its Facial Recog API

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Tagged photos are Facebook’s lifeblood, and it would be happy to suck them out of other apps. That’s why I suspect Facebook will resurrect Face.com’s facial recognition API, even though it just shut it down less than a month after acquiring the Israeli company. Reopening the API will let other apps’...
Facebook Acq-Retired Face.com, But Here's Why It Will Bank By Reviving Its Facial Recog API

Yes, BlackBerry 10 Is Headed to the PlayBook … Someday

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BlackBerry 10, the latest version of Research In Motion’s mobile operating system, isn’t intended for the company’s handsets alone. It’s destined for the PlayBook tablet as well. Rob Orr, RIM’s vice president of product management, tells TechRadar that the company will debut a BlackBerry 10-based handset “towards the end of...
Yes, BlackBerry 10 Is Headed to the PlayBook … Someday

ppl who think I'm acting strangely lately: it's actually old pre-hell me. This pic taken in 92 in Melb age 17 :) http://twitpic.com/1qszqn

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ppl who think I'm acting strangely lately: it's actually old pre-hell me. This pic taken in 92 in Melb age 17 :) http://twitpic.com/1qszqn

What lengths did Microsoft go to keep the Surface a secret?

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That sound you hear coming from Silicon Valley this week? That’s the grumbling of Microsoft’s partners, who we now know were kept in the dark until days before the reveal of the Redmond, Washington company’s tablet on Monday.Reuters reports the earliest that any partner was told of the Surface was Friday,...
What lengths did Microsoft go to keep the Surface a secret?

RIAA Knows (But Tried To Hide) That Most 'Unpaid' Music Acquisition Comes From Offline Swapping

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Lots of people have discussed this in the past, but the RIAA's focus on going after file sharing sites and online cyber lockers seemed to ignore the fact that so much music is actually shared on a person to person basis -- rather than online. But, there weren't any public...
RIAA Knows (But Tried To Hide) That Most 'Unpaid' Music Acquisition Comes From Offline Swapping

Exxon Hates Free Speech

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The EFF alerts us to the news that oil giant Exxon hasn't quite figured out how this whole internet thing works, and is trying to stop TV stations from running a satirical ad mocking Exxon by claiming that Exxon Hates Your Children. It's completely over the top, not unlike the...
Exxon Hates Free Speech

Will Tumblr's New Terms Of Service Finally Lead To The De-Stupidifying Of Terms Of Service?

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Late last week there was some buzzing over Tumblr's new Terms of Service, which some noted had some amusingly plain language explanations in them, resulting in a bit of news coverage. Having gone through the process of creating terms of service with lawyers before, I'm somewhat jaded on the subject...
Will Tumblr's New Terms Of Service Finally Lead To The De-Stupidifying Of Terms Of Service?
Software: Shocker!: Larry Ellison Sees Eye-to-Eye With HP

Malkin Award Nominee

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A video version from Congressman Allen West (R-FL), who delivers a warning to Obama, Pelosi and Reid: A Floridian fumes: Who the hell does Allen West think he is? Of all the offensive statements he has made, telling President Obama to "get the hell out of the United States of...
Malkin Award Nominee

Latest Sarah Palin speech opens Sixth Seal of Hell

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Latest Sarah Palin speech opens Sixth Seal of Hell
The Verge Mobile Show broadcasts live tomorrow, one way or another

"If you see a stylus, they blew it."

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"If you see a stylus, they blew it.": Tom Warren of The Verge got an early look at Microsoft's Surface Pro. His immediate reaction: Like the Surface RT before it, the Surface Pro isn't the perfect notebook or the perfect tablet. It's still difficult to use this device on your...
"If you see a stylus, they blew it."

This Is Just Getting Sad, Larry: Google’s Latest Effort to Prop Up Google+

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Google continues to scorch everything it once considered sacred in the name of propping up the most successful social media site that no one I know actually uses. (Yes, other than you, Scoble.) Danny Sullivan wrote a great piece yesterday about Google now pimping out Google+ on its famously spartan...
This Is Just Getting Sad, Larry: Google’s Latest Effort to Prop Up Google+
Hold On To Your Butts: There's a New Instagram With a New Filter

"Modest"-Gate

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"Modest"-Gate: Anton D. Nagy of PocketNow: After the CEO said he expected Windows Phone 8 volumes to "ramp up quickly" Steve Ballmer told Le Parisien that Surface sales have been off to a "modest" start, without further specifics. To which Microsoft quickly responds with the following statement: When asked about...
"Modest"-Gate

Packrati.us Makes It Super Easy To Store Twitter Links in Your Delicious Account

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On any given day, I get around 100 weblinks in my Twitter account – either from people I follow or links I post myself. As you can imagine, that soon stacks up and that then presents a problem when I want to find a particular link I came across...
Packrati.us Makes It Super Easy To Store Twitter Links in Your Delicious Account

Not Being Evil Has To Be More Than A Marketing Slogan.

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Google’s Matt Cutts takes issue with my post yesterday expressing mild outrage that Facebook puts its application developers in a position of having to choose between “user experience” and “monetization.” I called that choice the “Evil Dial” – more evil, more money, and Facebook gets their cut because all of...
Not Being Evil Has To Be More Than A Marketing Slogan.

Wi-Fi Alliance announces Miracast wireless display certification program

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The ability to transmit audio-visual content over WiFi is poised to launch a bit of a cable-free revolution in the living room, but before that happens, the Wi-Fi Alliance hopes that manufacturers will rally behind its standard set of technologies known as Miracast -- in the process, burying WiDi...
Wi-Fi Alliance announces Miracast wireless display certification program

Atheist Hell

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Atheist Hell

Cracked Lists Examples Of Bad Copyright... Without A Single Actual Example Of Copyright

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Sloppy use of the term "copyright" is nothing new. Plenty of people use the word incorrectly, usually by treating it as interchangeable with "intellectual property" and lumping patents and trademarks in with copyrights. While this is often a minor mistake that doesn't effect the message being conveyed, it's still wrong,...
Cracked Lists Examples Of Bad Copyright... Without A Single Actual Example Of Copyright

Mysterious Partner Buys 1 Million BlackBerry 10 Devices

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BlackBerry just won its biggest vote of confidence yet: A massive order for handsets running its next-generation operating system. The company said Wednesday that an “established partner” had agreed to buy 1 million BlackBerry 10 devices. The deal marks the largest-ever single purchase order in BlackBerry’s history, according to the...
Mysterious Partner Buys 1 Million BlackBerry 10 Devices

listening to "Say Hi To Your Mom - The Forest Scares The Hell Out Of Me"

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listening to "Say Hi To Your Mom - The Forest Scares The Hell Out Of Me"

"The most solid advice for a writer is this, I think: Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste..."

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"The most solid advice for a writer is this, I think: Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like...
"The most solid advice for a writer is this, I think: Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste..."
Beyond the broadcast: New social tools encourage one-on-one sharing

Windows 8 Phone Style RT Pro Live 3 Mesh

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Windows 8 Phone Style RT Pro Live 3 Mesh: Tom Warren: Microsoft is killing off the use of its Metro design name to describe a tiled interface in Windows Phone and Windows 8. We brought you news of the change earlier today, but a tipster has provided an internal memo...
Windows 8 Phone Style RT Pro Live 3 Mesh

UK Trying To Censor Parody Video About The 2012 Olympics

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We've discussed for many years how the Olympics has a ridiculously overaggressive approach to attacking free speech for those who criticize or mention aspects of the Olympics without permission. In most locations that host the Olympics, special extraordinary laws get passed against specific expressions around the Olympics that go beyond...
UK Trying To Censor Parody Video About The 2012 Olympics

Russia Plans Internet Censorship Bill (For The Children!); Russian Wikipedia Blacks Out In Protest

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Over in Russia, they're preparing some new internet legislation that would censor the internet using the typical bogeymen. The claim from supporters is that the law is to block access to information on drugs, suicide and child porn -- all to protect the children. The way it works is with...
Russia Plans Internet Censorship Bill (For The Children!); Russian Wikipedia Blacks Out In Protest
Can We Agree That The Bridge Blow-Up Scene In Dark Knight Rises Is One Of The Most Amazing In Movie History?
Not real Apple Apps from "Apple Inc" end up on Google Play market for Android
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