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How SEMs Can Recognize & Resist Google-Think

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One of the seminal moments in George Orwell’s 1984 occurs when the hero – Winston Smith – is finally convinced by his torturers that 2+2=5. The point of the scene is to show how Oceania (the totalitarian regime in which 1984 is based) has so much control over the mind...
How SEMs Can Recognize & Resist Google-Think

'Breaking Bad' reinterpreted as a retro RPG

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Tired of waiting for the final season of Breaking Bad? We have something to help the months go by a little faster, or at least entertain you for the next few minutes. CollegeHumor has taken the first four seasons of the show and created a video interpretation of what...
'Breaking Bad' reinterpreted as a retro RPG

Samsung unveils Galaxy S III accessories

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While the star of today's Unpacked event is certainly Samsung's Galaxy S III, every hero can benefit from a few good sidekicks -- or in the case of this Android superphone, accessories. Developing...Samsung unveils Galaxy S III accessories originally appeared on Engadget on Thu, 03 May 2012 14:51:00 EDT....
Samsung unveils Galaxy S III accessories

Steve-o, No! Mudslide Almost Engulfs Steve Ballmer's Vacation Home

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(Photo: Giant Bomb) Sad news out of the Pacific Northwest today: Geekwire reports that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer almost had his beautiful vacation home destroyed by a rampant mudslide. Why do bad things always happen to good people? The house, situated on Whidbey Island off the coast of Washington, narrowly...
Steve-o, No! Mudslide Almost Engulfs Steve Ballmer's Vacation Home

New 'Iron Man 2' trailer on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Academy Awards' | Hero Complex | Los Angeles Times

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New 'Iron Man 2' trailer on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Academy Awards' | Hero Complex | Los Angeles Times

Nokia CEO: Why We Sell Our Most Important Phone On Only One Carrier (NOK, MSFT, T)

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In a recent interview with CNET, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop explained why his company only released its new flagship Windows Phone, the Lumia 920, on AT&T. Here's the key quote: One of the things we had learned with the first launch was being very narrow would yield better results for...
Nokia CEO: Why We Sell Our Most Important Phone On Only One Carrier (NOK, MSFT, T)
HTC One S for T-Mobile coming April 25th for $199.99 on contract

Caption Contest: GoPro gone wrong

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We've been known to strap on a few GoPro cameras in our day, but our efforts are merely amateur in comparison to this guy, who we can only presume is about to perform a stunt so extreme that no less than seven GoPro cams (and a DSLR) are required...
Caption Contest: GoPro gone wrong

'The Buddhist' video game knows there's more to life than collecting coins, saving princesses

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This was certainly one of the more mysterious exhibits at today's ITP Winter Show at NYU. In fact, when we asked its co-creator Bona Kim what it was all about, she wouldn't tell us how to play her game, The Buddhist. That's not really the point, she insisted. Instead,...
'The Buddhist' video game knows there's more to life than collecting coins, saving princesses

Activision and No Doubt settle Band Hero lawsuit

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The two adversaries settle the nearly three-year lawsuit after claims that the video game avatar of Gwen Stefani made her sing in a male voice and boast about having sex with prostitutes. [Read more]...
Activision and No Doubt settle Band Hero lawsuit

NSA leaker Ed Snowden's life on Ars Technica

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Edward Snowden in 2006. Ars user TheTrueHOOHA "Whistleblower or criminal?" asks the teaser on the New York Times' Opinion page. It's the question of the hour—speaking, of course, about Ed Snowden, whose leaks of top-secret documents from the National Security Agency began dribbling out last week via two newspapers,...
NSA leaker Ed Snowden's life on Ars Technica

Android this week: HTC One arrives; TweetDeck gone soon; Galaxy Note 8.0 impresses

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The big HTC One launch date came and went this week, with two carriers selling the phone in stores on Friday. The Android handset is HTC’s flagship phone that has much riding on its success: HTC is hoping this hero can turn the tide of falling sales and revenue over...
Android this week: HTC One arrives; TweetDeck gone soon; Galaxy Note 8.0 impresses
Tracking the history of Zelda in 'Hyrule Historia'

Kodak's high-scoring multifunction printer wants to be your office hero

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If you're not in a rush to receive your prints, the Kodak Office Pro 6.1 makes a worthwhile sidekick with several cloud printing options, a generous 200-sheet paper input capacity, and a 35-sheet autodocument feeder for hands-free scans on the upgraded 2,400dpi scanner....
Kodak's high-scoring multifunction printer wants to be your office hero

Newspaper Editorial Insists Hackers Must Be Punished, While Misunderstanding Nearly Every Detail

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We just recently wrote about a trio of recent situations -- all involving young hackers probing for information, leading to either criminal charges or threats of criminal charges against them -- that show what happens when people in power don't understand how technology works. They were all cases where the...
Newspaper Editorial Insists Hackers Must Be Punished, While Misunderstanding Nearly Every Detail

Screen Hero enables easy screen sharing and simultaneous collaborative work with two cursors

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Screen sharing functionality has lagged behind other developments on our PCs, but the new Screen Hero app is making progress with its clever solution that offers two mouse cursors and easy sharing. Screen Hero, a free app for Windows (7 and 8) and OS X (10.6+), bills itself as “Google...
Screen Hero enables easy screen sharing and simultaneous collaborative work with two cursors
90 Seconds on The Verge: Xbox Music, iPad mini, and T-Mobile / MetroPCS

Please Don’t Let This Be What The EVO One Looks Like

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Well, I suppose it was bound to happen. Just one day before HTC and Sprint kick off their so-called collaboration event in New York City, the team at PocketNow has gotten their hands on what they claim is the first press shot of the device to be unveiled: the EVO...
Please Don’t Let This Be What The EVO One Looks Like

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)

After Ruining Facebook's IPO, GM Comes Crawling Back (GM, FB)

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One big reason for Facebook's disappointing IPO was that days before it went off, General Motors, one of the nation's biggest advertisers, loudly announced that it was cutting its ad spend on the site to zero. GM said Facebook ads didn't work. Now, a month and a half later, GM...
After Ruining Facebook's IPO, GM Comes Crawling Back (GM, FB)

Newark mayor Cory Booker saves a life and #corybookerstories is born

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When the New Jersey mayor saved a neighbour from a burning building, he became more than a hero: he became a memeYour move, readers.New JerseyUnited StatesTwitterguardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms...
Newark mayor Cory Booker saves a life and #corybookerstories is born

So much for Internet Explorer 10′s default “Do Not Track” setting

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Last Thursday, Microsoft seemed like the hero — announcing “Do Not Track” would be on by default in Internet Explorer 10. The move meant that users would need to opt-in to allowing advertisers and websites to install tracking cookies on their computers, something that few people would ever do. It’ was an...
So much for Internet Explorer 10′s default “Do Not Track” setting

You Either Die A Hero Or You Become The Villain

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You Either Die A Hero Or You Become The Villain

The hero of the week's big tech confab: Steve Jobs

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At All Things D's big D10 tech conference, the intensity and innovation of Steve Jobs still reverberates from his six appearances at the show in years past. [Read more]...
The hero of the week's big tech confab: Steve Jobs

HTC Legend could be successor to the Hero

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HTC Legend could be successor to the Hero

Nokia Halves Price of Lumia 900 "Hero Phone"

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The Lumia 900, Nokia’s flagship Windows Phone handset and AT&T’s “hero phone,” has had its U.S. price slashed by half, just three months after its release. As of Sunday the Lumia 900 can be purchased for just $49.99 with a two-year contract through AT&T. That’s an aggressive price cut for...
Nokia Halves Price of Lumia 900 "Hero Phone"

Deconstructing Meccano

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This is the story of a great British icon, which, despite being full of holes, conquered the world. It is also the story of why that icon is no longer British but French; why the icon is about to become the hero of an American, 3-D animated movie; and why...
Deconstructing Meccano
The Verge Interview: Nvidia GM Mike Rayfield on Tegra 3 and LTE

Motorola confirms Moto X; will be built in Texas

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Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside confirmed Wednesday at D11 that Motorola will introduce the Moto X smartphone later this year, calling it a “hero” device that the Google-owned company hopes will make Motorola relevant once again. The device will also be built in the U.S. just outside of Fort Worth, Tex.,...
Motorola confirms Moto X; will be built in Texas

Zynga picks up Wild Needle in $3.8 million talent deal

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Zynga’s latest mobile acquisition appears to be an estimated $3.8 million deal for San Francisco-based mobile-social game company Wild Needle, according to TechCrunch. Reportedly a talent deal, Wild Needle is the latest in a long series of relatively low priced mobile buys from Zynga. The company’s largest mobile acquisitions to...
Zynga picks up Wild Needle in $3.8 million talent deal
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