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The Latest Victim of Instagram Rage: Poor Beast Zuckerberg

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SO unfair to poor Beast, who is just doing his doggie best to herd that animal. Mark Zuckerberg’s adorable moppet of a puppy is all grown up and herding sheep these days, it seems. But even his charming resemblance to a dirty mop can’t keep him safe from the Instagram...
The Latest Victim of Instagram Rage: Poor Beast Zuckerberg

What Would You Invent?

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What Would You Invent? is a post from Chris PirilloTake a look around your home or office at all of the things sitting around. Each and every one of those objects were invented by someone – somewhere – at some point in time. All of them started with just an...
What Would You Invent?

PRISM, trust and what we really want to believe

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While the latest crop of reports on the PRISM program are more measured in tone than the sensational initial stories, in the end it’s down to us to decide who to believe. After all, when it comes to intelligence agencies, we’re never going to be given the full picture. When...
PRISM, trust and what we really want to believe

Infographics: Tech's Patent Arms Race Fuels Mobile's Doomsday Machine

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Launch Missiles Google: USA Apple: USSR Microsoft: China Motorola: UK Nokia: Finland Samsung: Germany LG: Canada HTC: Czechlovakia Sony: France Huawei: India “I’m willing to go thermonuclear war on this.” Steve Jobs famously turned to Cold War weaponry to describe just how badly he wanted to eradicate Android from...
Infographics: Tech's Patent Arms Race Fuels Mobile's Doomsday Machine

Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner on LinkedIn, Perhaps the Only Even-Keeled Consumer Internet Company

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Controversy and histrionics is not what you’ll get in a conversation with LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner and Chairman Reid Hoffman. Instead, the two — whose company is the best-performing tech IPO in recent memory — laid out a vision of “making every professional more effective” in an interview with Kara...
Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner on LinkedIn, Perhaps the Only Even-Keeled Consumer Internet Company

Nvidia responds to Torvalds' diatribe, digit

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In the wake of anti-Nvidia histrionics by the father of Linux last week, the graphics chip supplier offered a rebuttal. [Read more]...
Nvidia responds to Torvalds' diatribe, digit

News Corp. Threatens to Yank Fox Off the Airwaves and Turn It Into a Cable Channel If Aereo Wins In Court

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Say what? (Mr. Carey via www.123people.ca) What's the best way to respond when a court ruling doesn't go in your favor? Public histrionics, judging by statements from News Corp. COO Chase Carey. Last week, the Second Circuit appeals court upheld a decision denying broadcasters their motion for a preliminary injunction against...
News Corp. Threatens to Yank Fox Off the Airwaves and Turn It Into a Cable Channel If Aereo Wins In Court

Gears of War: Judgment - review

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Xbox 360, Microsoft, cert: 18With Bulletstorm developer People Can Fly taking over the reins for GOW: Judgment, the attendant scrutiny has ensured the team was keen to leave its mark on Epic's flagship franchise. And they have done: the resulting prequel to the Gears trilogy (starring Baird and Cole) offers...
Gears of War: Judgment - review

The coalition's latest proposals fly in the face of local democracy

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Eric Pickles' histrionics over council publicity show that he continues to play trivial games, resulting in missed opportunities for local governmentAnyone needing to be convinced that the coalition's flirtation with localism is over only has to look at the last couple of weeks. As well as trying to secure unwarranted...
The coalition's latest proposals fly in the face of local democracy

Tell The Truth But Tell It Slant: There Are Still Major Worker Issues In China, Just Not Where Daisey Looked

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In the hullabaloo over Mike Daisey lying about meeting injured workers, the spotlight turned from actual employment problems in Asia onto the face of the orotund and penitent former colonialist. Now that the news cycle has passed, we’re no longer interested in the topic of Chinese manufacturing and, judging by the...
Tell The Truth But Tell It Slant: There Are Still Major Worker Issues In China, Just Not Where Daisey Looked
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