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Co-founding a startup: The good, the bad, the ugly

Twitter brings support for right-to-left languages: volunteers by done localization

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Twitter's now available in Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew and Urdu, with the task of translating the likes of the retweet button, list classifications and the fail whale largely done by a task force of volunteers. The languages were added to Twitter's translation to-do list back in January, with around 13,000...
Twitter brings support for right-to-left languages: volunteers by done localization

Siemens software targeted by Stuxnet still full of holes

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Software made by Siemens and targeted by the Stuxnet malware is still full of other dangerous vulnerabilities, according to Russian researchers whose presentation at the Defcon security conference earlier this year was cancelled following a request from the company....
Siemens software targeted by Stuxnet still full of holes

Shocking Study Finds Hackers Are 'Antisocial Man-Children Who Live In Their Parents' Basements'

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A typical hacker. (Photo: Tumblr) A new study published by the University of Montreal has yielded earth-shattering conclusions that are sure to rock the public’s fundamental understanding of computer hackers. Largely considered to be clean-shaven upstanding adults residing in beautifully-kept apartments and boasting impressively high emotional IQs, the study has revealed...
Shocking Study Finds Hackers Are 'Antisocial Man-Children Who Live In Their Parents' Basements'

Kim Dotcom in his own words

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The web entrepreneur on Hollywood, Aaron Swartz, Julian Assange, copyright and his new website, MegaHaving seen his Megaupload file-storage site closed, the internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has been arrested and released, seen his Auckland mansion raided, and may yet face extradition to the US. But, defiant, as ever, he is...
Kim Dotcom in his own words

Top 10 Windows 8 Features #2: The Microsoft Account

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"Logging onto" Windows is something a great many users don't do. Let's face it, do we log onto our phones?  If we're okay with our phones pretending they're us while they move around, why would we need to be protective about devices that mostly stay in one place?  This is...
Top 10 Windows 8 Features #2: The Microsoft Account

Apple pushes out Java security update

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Apple has released a security update to plug a number of holes that allowed malicious software to run on a user's Mac outside of the Java sandbox....
Apple pushes out Java security update

Five new flaws found in the latest version of Java

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A week after disclosing two Java vulnerabilities, a Polish security firm reported finding five more in the latest version of Java. When used together, the new holes could bypass the technology's sandbox in order to install malware. Security Explorations notified Oracle Monday of the vulnerabilities in Java SE 7...
Five new flaws found in the latest version of Java

Visualized: AT&T's network-boosting Small Cell

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WiFi used to be the only somewhat reliable way for a carrier to plug up holes in its network coverage. It's a tactic AT&T's used to great effect in many metropolitan areas where it offers wireless service. But short of acquiring more spectrum -- a costly and time-consuming process...
Visualized: AT&T's network-boosting Small Cell
Apple's lax iTunes streaming security gives out a free copy of Daft Punk's Random Access Memories

Stripe Introduces Customizable Billing Interval, Volume Purchase And Invoice Flexibility

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Payment service Stripe has announced a few new features that will make it more customizable. Among the new features, the two most notable additions are customizable billing interval and volume purchase. Stripe is slowly filling all the holes in its offering in order to make it a more complete product...
Stripe Introduces Customizable Billing Interval, Volume Purchase And Invoice Flexibility

Twitter Raising The Infrastructure: App Builders Better Run For The Ultrastructure

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So, Fred Wilson's recent blog post (see Fred Wilson Plotting Twitter's Future) turns out not to have been the ramblings of philosophical market observer: it looks more like the starter's gun at the outset of a footrace. He suggested that Twitter might start to fill 'holes' in its architecture, holes...
Twitter Raising The Infrastructure: App Builders Better Run For The Ultrastructure

Study Shoots Holes In AT&T's Reasons for Throttling

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A company that helps consumers pick cell phone plans pored over 55,000 wireless bills, finding that customers targeted for throttling aren't necessarily data hogs....
Study Shoots Holes In AT&T's Reasons for Throttling

Blogger Exposes Major Google Wallet Security Flaw

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Google vows to fix holes in the prepaid card system....
Blogger Exposes Major Google Wallet Security Flaw
DoNotTrackMe gets big update to save you from wicked web trackers
Rock The Post And CrowdHut Are Trying To Solve Two Of Crowdfunding's Biggest Pain Points

Business Insider’s Henry Blodget Defends Linkbait, Slideshows, And Aggregation

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If you are so inclined, it’s pretty easy to criticize Business Insider — the all caps headlines, the slideshows, and content that has been “aggregated” from other sites. (And yes, BI has some mean things to say about us too.) But in the course of of the Disrupt panel on...
Business Insider’s Henry Blodget Defends Linkbait, Slideshows, And Aggregation

Demo shows how easily malicious extensions can infect Firefox

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Firefox is widely regarded as a very secure web browser, and that’s a reputation that Mozilla has worked tirelessly to build over the past eight years — blacklisting extensions, shutting down insecure plug-ins, revoking certificates, and patching holes as quickly as they appear. But even Firefox has some lingering security...
Demo shows how easily malicious extensions can infect Firefox

Narratives Over Numbers

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When I'm not sure what I want to write about, I start reading blogs until I come across something that interests me or strikes me. Today the blog that did that to me was Chris Dixon's. A few weeks ago he wrote a post about sizing markets with narratives, not...
Narratives Over Numbers
Someone Just Gave Me An Alternative Hypothesis For Why The Ritz Carlton Kept My Drains Closed In Arizona...
Yahoo Voice website reportedly hacked, over 400,000 username and passwords made public
United States has the most blackhole exploits in the world, says Sophos

BMW and Thermaltake's Level 10 M gaming mouse is real, costs $100

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Thermaltake and BMW DesignworksUSA's Level 10 M gaming mouse has made the transition from concept to reality. Unlike its teasing appearance in January, the unit now has some real-world specifications, including five programmable keys and a Z-key that'll change your gaming profile on the fly. The optical unit's DPI...
BMW and Thermaltake's Level 10 M gaming mouse is real, costs $100

Editorial: Google confuses magic with middling as it steps into music streaming

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First of all: that name. Google Play Music All Access. Perhaps Google's presenters realized, as they were driving to the I/O keynote, that they had forgotten to name the new music-streaming service, and came up with that clunker backstage. Unique? Magical? It's easy to dismiss those claims within minutes...
Editorial: Google confuses magic with middling as it steps into music streaming
Retail: Upending Fashion, Steve Jobs-Style: 10 Questions With Uniqlo's Kenny Kyogoku

What is Your Core?

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In a typical Lego set, there is a core set of building blocks that make up the core of the object you are building.  My son just got a new Star Wars Tie fighter Lego set.  It relies on a few common objects, such as little flat Legos you might...
What is Your Core?

Andrew Ross Sorkin Tries (And Fails) To Poke Some Holes In Facebook's 'Active Users' Stats

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New York Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin is trying to whip up some hysteria around the relatively straight laced IPO filing from Facebook this morning. The gist of his column: Facebook says it has 845 million monthly active users, but "active users" doesn't necessarily mean a user is coming...
Andrew Ross Sorkin Tries (And Fails) To Poke Some Holes In Facebook's 'Active Users' Stats

Hey golfers, wish you could play a few holes during the week but can't find time? can you answer a 5-Q survey? http://bit.ly/9QiZ6o

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Hey golfers, wish you could play a few holes during the week but can't find time? can you answer a 5-Q survey? http://bit.ly/9QiZ6o

Weekend listening: 128 GB iPad? Kickstarter and Creativity and no a-holes

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In case you missed any of our thrilling podcasts this week, this is your chance to catch up! There’s something here for everyone: Kickstarter CEO Perry Chen talks about creativity and crowdfunding. (download) Kevin Tofel answers your questions about gadgets. For instance, who should get a 128 GB iPad? (download)...
Weekend listening: 128 GB iPad? Kickstarter and Creativity and no a-holes

Formal HCI Training (and It's Holes)

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Formal HCI Training (and It's Holes)
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