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Here's Why The Apple Maps Debacle Really Is Worrisome (AAPL)

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Apple's native mapping application is turning into the debacle we thought it would become. On a micro-level, this is a short term pain for Apple. It will make its maps app better and better. By this time next year we expect Apple's maps to be very good. Remember, Apple isn't...
Here's Why The Apple Maps Debacle Really Is Worrisome (AAPL)

Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview available to download

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Alongside its live Windows 8 Consumer Preview at MWC, Microsoft has now released the latest OS for download. While the software is a work in progress and Microsoft warns users will see some hiccups, it's a chance to perfect it before its final release through user feedback. There won't be...
Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview available to download
How do you remake 'Pong' without software?
Apple plots future of desktop with Mountain Lion iCloud integration
Facebook posts small win with $1.18 billion in revenue for Q2
Tim Cook confirms: Apple spending $100 million to build new Macs in Texas

Sean Francis' Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

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New Kickstarter Rules Make Sense In Principle, But Raise Big Questions In Practice Having been involved in the creation and success of a few high-profile Kickstarter projects myself, I had a vested interest in this piece. I love the ideology behind crowd-funding, and I've been following the evolution of the...
Sean Francis' Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

Samsung Galaxy S4 launch date hit by supply issues, US carriers say

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South Korean company says holdups are due to 'far stronger than expected' demand as Sprint and T-Mobile put back rolloutSupply issues have snarled the US rollout of Samsung Electronics's latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4, which will go on sale at Sprint and T-Mobile later than expected, the carriers said...
Samsung Galaxy S4 launch date hit by supply issues, US carriers say

Google Translate adds five more languages to its repertoire

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Google Translate has been getting a fairly steady stream of new features as of late, and it's now gotten a new update where it counts the most. Google has today added five more languages to the service, pushing the total number of translation options to over 70. Those latest...
Google Translate adds five more languages to its repertoire

Betaworks Poaches Another NYC Startup Exec, Aviary's Paul Murphy, for Entrepreneur-in-Residence Role

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Mr. Murphy (Photo: Twitter) Looks like startup non-incubator Betaworks is in a hiring frenzy. Days after announcing it had snapped up former Tumblr VP Andrew McLaughlin, the company is making news again with another Entrepreneur-in-Residence hire. Paul Murphy, COO of Aviary, is leaving his post at the photo editing startup...
Betaworks Poaches Another NYC Startup Exec, Aviary's Paul Murphy, for Entrepreneur-in-Residence Role

Introducing Livefyre Commenting at AllThingsD

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AllThingsD is changing its commenting system on our site to Livefyre from Disqus. We did so for a lot of reasons, including being able to offer a social layer to our comments that has been dormant until now. Through this new commenting system, readers can: more readily share comments to...
Introducing Livefyre Commenting at AllThingsD

Could we use open-source tools to improve politics?

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The philosophy behind open-source software has been used to create an operating system and a pretty powerful crowdsourced encyclopedia, among other things, so could adopting that same approach change the way that politics and government work for the better? That’s the idea media theorist Clay Shirky has proposed in a...
Could we use open-source tools to improve politics?

Razer Comms voice chat launches in open beta with an always-on overlay (video)

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Dedicated gamers are very familiar with loading chat apps like Teamspeak or Ventrilo to coordinate their multiplayer sessions, but such software usually sits in the background -- it's hard to tell who's speaking without switching apps and losing focus. Razer's new Comms open beta may just give players a...
Razer Comms voice chat launches in open beta with an always-on overlay (video)

Rumor: Production hiccups may limit launch supply of Apple's new iPhone

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A new report out of the Far East claims that shipments of Apple's next-generation iPhone are likely to be less than 15 million in the third quarter of 2012 due to some alleged complications in producing the device....
Rumor: Production hiccups may limit launch supply of Apple's new iPhone

US Department of Defense signs three-year, $617 million Windows 8 licensing deal

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Despite some launch hiccups with Windows 8 and its related devices, Microsoft has received a smashing bit of news in the form of a new $617 million licensing agreement that will bring the fledgeling OS to 75 percent of US DoD personnel. The deal also includes Office 2013 and...
US Department of Defense signs three-year, $617 million Windows 8 licensing deal
Raspberry Pi completes CE compliance testing, clears the way for UK sales to resume

YouTube Hits The iPad With iOS App Update, Now Tailored To iPhone 5 Screen, Too

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Google has updated its YouTube app with a new version that supports the iPhone 5′s larger screen, and also brings the native app to the iPad for the first time since the built-in YouTube app was removed as pre-installed software in iOS 6. Google has been on a tear with app updates...
YouTube Hits The iPad With iOS App Update, Now Tailored To iPhone 5 Screen, Too
Enter The Pivot: The Critical Course Corrections Of Flickr, Fab.com, And More

Isis' NFC mobile payments delayed past September target

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Isis must have spoken too soon. Just days after the alliance committed to launching its mobile payment system in September, its marketing lead Jaymee Johnson has warned FierceMobileContent that the rollout won't make the promised summer target. The delay is portrayed as a collection of minor hiccups, although we're...
Isis' NFC mobile payments delayed past September target
Is Apple experiencing hiccups with GPUs on the next generation MacBooks?

Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate Review: Easy and Powerful, but Not Perfect

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This video conversion software creates output for every mobile device on the market, including Windows Phone 7 phones. It's packed with extras, too--plus a few hiccups....
Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate Review: Easy and Powerful, but Not Perfect

Nintendo's Wii U sells out after launch despite some supply hiccups

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Less than a day after Nintendo's Wii U launch in the U.S. on Sunday, the next-generation console is already sold out. Starting at $300 for a basic set with a tablet-style controller, the Wii U is the first console from any of the big three makers since the release...
Nintendo's Wii U sells out after launch despite some supply hiccups

India's $35 tablet project hits snag

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India will invite companies to bid again for its Aakash budget tablet project, after complaints of poor performance and hiccups in rollout of pilot model. [Read more]...
India's $35 tablet project hits snag

Amazon outs Cloud Drive desktop app for Windows and Mac, allows easy access to your digital wares

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If you've been storing part of your digital library on Amazon's Cloud Drive, access to your goods just got easier. The outfit has released a desktop app for both Mac and Windows machines enabling uploads and downloads with minimal effort. For starters, you'll be able to drag and drop...
Amazon outs Cloud Drive desktop app for Windows and Mac, allows easy access to your digital wares

Apple growth slows despite strong sales

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Apple reported its first profit decline in 10 years Tuesday and cautioned that sales could fall more than analysts expect over the summer. Chief executive Tim Cook asked investors to think about the long-term success of the company -- not short-term hiccups. Apple has exciting products "in our pipeline" that...
Apple growth slows despite strong sales

Here Are All The Reasons It Sucks To Work At Google (GOOG)

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Google is supposed to be one of the best places in the world to work. Googlers have some of the best perks and they are among the highest paid in the industry. But it's not all fantastic. In fact, as with any huge company with thousands of employees, there are...
Here Are All The Reasons It Sucks To Work At Google (GOOG)

Ubi-Camera frames photos with fingers, fails to call you fabulous (video)

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Gesture control's no longer restricted to P.K. Dick novels, having firmly broken away from its fantasist scifi roots into practical, everyday use. It's only natural then that those advancements, typically reserved for computing, would bleed into other areas of consumer tech, like digital imaging. For researchers at Japan's Institute...
Ubi-Camera frames photos with fingers, fails to call you fabulous (video)

Can SEO Be Your Business Advantage?

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With Google having a bad case of frequent hiccups, websites are see-sawing up and down in their search rankings. Business owners, caught between a rock and a hard place, are asking themselves whether SEO really can be a winning strategy in these difficult economic times. By analyzing the process,... Please...
Can SEO Be Your Business Advantage?
Hands-on with Chameleon: Android tablets get a shot of adrenaline
Dock+ Aims To Keep Things Simple And Give Your iPhone 5 The Lightning Support It Needs
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