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Hacker Hopeful Asks Y Combinator to Marry Him

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Whatchu got, YC? (youtube) Back in the old days, getting into startup bootcamp Y Combinator meant having an innovative idea and representing it in a compelling way on your application, no frills required. But with the tech bubble ever-looming, the whole Y Combinator application process is getting quite competitive. A...
Hacker Hopeful Asks Y Combinator to Marry Him

Apple's iPad Could Choke Google Android Development (AAPL, GOOG)

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Apple's new iPad could have a beneficial, unintended effect on Apple's mobile war with Google: It could delay or diminish some iPhone developers' interest in making apps for Google's Android platform. As Apple's iPhone platform matures, many developers have considered expanding their apps to Android, which is experiencing a growth...
Apple's iPad Could Choke Google Android Development (AAPL, GOOG)
Rewarder gets $7 million to fulfill your oddest, nerdiest dreams

FAA expected to allow tablet and laptop use during take-off & landing this year

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The FAA’s investigation into whether airline passengers can be allowed to use tablets, ebook readers and laptops throughout a flight is apparently looking hopeful, as The New York Times cites an insider saying approval was likely to be granted this year. According to people who work with an industry working group...
FAA expected to allow tablet and laptop use during take-off & landing this year
General Assembly and PandoDaily want to whisk one lucky winner to the heart of Silicon Valley

Wii Mini set for March launch in UK

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Nintendo's curiously targeted Wii re-design is coming to Europe with a refreshed range of budget classics to play on itNintendo has announced that it will be launching its scaled-down Wii Mini console in the UK on 22 March. It's effectively the classic Wii, slightly reduced in size and coloured black...
Wii Mini set for March launch in UK

Amiga Forever Essentials for Android promises to expand your emulation options

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There's already a number of Amiga emulators for Android, but using them has so far required you to provide your own Amiga system files to actually get that emulation started. Cloanto's set out to change that today, though, releasing its Amiga Forever Essentials app for Android that comes complete...
Amiga Forever Essentials for Android promises to expand your emulation options

FAA expected to allow tablet and laptop use during take-off & landing this year

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The FAA’s investigation into whether airline passengers can be allowed to use tablets, ebook readers and laptops throughout a flight is apparently looking hopeful, as The New York Times cites an insider saying approval was likely to be granted this year. According to people who work with an industry...
FAA expected to allow tablet and laptop use during take-off & landing this year

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?
Facebook Poisons Instagram For Its Most Valuable Users: Real Photographers

Cisco's Chambers Hopeful on Tax Policy; 'US Has to Pull Us Out of This'

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In a phone call following a conference call following better-than-expected fiscal Q1 results by Cisco Systems (CSCO), CEO John Chambers was kind enough to spend a little time chatting with me. I asked him, regarding the 19% decline in revenue from telephone companies in Europe what, exactly, will happen to...
Cisco's Chambers Hopeful on Tax Policy; 'US Has to Pull Us Out of This'
Why patent trolls will laugh in the face of the US government's weak attempts to fight them

Blizzard getting ready to ban Diablo III cheaters

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That sound you hear is Blizzard hoisting its mighty Diablo III banhammer and getting ready to bring it down in a mighty swing. Out of the blue yesterday, the publisher posted a stern warning that it will start suspending and banning Diablo III players "found to be cheating or using...
Blizzard getting ready to ban Diablo III cheaters

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen donates $300M to solve mysteries of the human brain

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Paul Allen Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is doubling down on his efforts to better understand the human brain, announcing plans today to donate $300 million to the Allen Insitute of Brain Science. That brings total fundraising in the non-profit scientific organization to $500 million, one of the largest philanthropic commitments...
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen donates $300M to solve mysteries of the human brain
Roku billboard tells Mitt Romney to cheer up, watch more TV

As the iPhone matures, Apple looks to older versions to drive growth

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Nearly six years into its life, the iPhone is still Apple’s most important product, but it is no longer a rocket engine propelling Apple to spectacular growth. The company sold 37.4 million iPhones between January and March, which is just 6.5 percent more than the same quarter a year ago....
As the iPhone matures, Apple looks to older versions to drive growth

Don't you wish your phone bill looked like this?

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App concepts usually leave me feeling disappointed by their lack of reality rather than hopeful, but Refact, a concept service by USER STUDIO, is too good to resist. The yet-to-exist app and Web service, as Core 77 reports, provides visualizations about your phone usage that turns the messy information that...
Don't you wish your phone bill looked like this?
‘Do Not Track’ option for consumers within reach by 2013, FTC chief says

Conductor Is Still Making Money From SEO — Almost $10M, In Fact

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Seth Besmertnik, co-founder and CEO of startup Conductor, admits that Web search isn’t that “sexy” anymore — hell, by slapping a +1 button on everything, Google itself seems more excited about social than search. But Besmertnik says he’s still building a big business focused on search engine optimization (SEO). Specifically,...
Conductor Is Still Making Money From SEO — Almost $10M, In Fact
Apple makes iAd more attractive for developers and advertisers

RIM hasn't forgotten its roots, launches BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 for businesses

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RIM is all set to unveil its new BlackBerry 10 devices at the end of January, hopeful that they will make a splash among consumers. Despite that focus, the company hasn’t forgotten its core enterprise roots, and it launched its new BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (BES 10) today. The company...
RIM hasn't forgotten its roots, launches BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 for businesses

'Sources' out BlackBerry Z10 as RIM's first new smartphone

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Code names burst open if this latest BlackBerry rumor proves true, revealing RIM's name for its comeback-hopeful. [Read more]...
'Sources' out BlackBerry Z10 as RIM's first new smartphone

Julian Assange lashes out at 'neo-McCarthyist fervor' in U.S.

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Embassy-bound activist blames U.S. government for ongoing "persecution" of Wikileaks, saying he's hopeful that President Obama will curb an ongoing criminal investigation. [Read more]...
Julian Assange lashes out at 'neo-McCarthyist fervor' in U.S.

Here's a Facebook Defender - JP Morgan Thinks Mobile Ads Pass $900 Million Next Year

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iStockphoto Cheer up, David Ebersman. Here’s someone in New York who likes you: J.P. Morgan analyst Doug Anmuth thinks Facebook will be worth $30 a share – about 66 percent more than the battered stock is trading at this morning. Yes, that’s a steep haircut from the $45 target Anmuth...
Here's a Facebook Defender - JP Morgan Thinks Mobile Ads Pass $900 Million Next Year

Dave Morin, Post-Pathgate: Dealing With Unprecedented Scale, Hopeful About The Future

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In case you live under a rock (I hate that played out phrase, someone please come up with something better) Path founder Dave Morin has been through a hellish past two weeks — About a week before Valentine’s Day, his app came under major fire for uploading user iOS Address Books....
Dave Morin, Post-Pathgate: Dealing With Unprecedented Scale, Hopeful About The Future

Google CEO 'Hopeful' About Outcome of Antitrust Probes

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GoogleInc. CEO Larry Page, making his first public comments in several months, said he's "hopeful" the Internet company can work with antitrust regulators and resolve probes of its business....
Google CEO 'Hopeful' About Outcome of Antitrust Probes

ARM CEO hopeful about Windows RT

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Microsoft's new version of Windows written for ARM processors may not be an unqualified success, but ARM CEO Warren East said the software maker will learn from its mistakes with Windows RT and come back with a better product....
ARM CEO hopeful about Windows RT

Sprint Gives LightSquared More Time to Figure Out GPS Issues

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Sprint has agreed to give LTE wannabe LightSquared until mid-March to get FCC approval of its untraditional spectrum, which continues to interfere with GPS signals. - Sprint reportedly is giving LightSquared some slack, agreeing to extend the deadline by which the hopeful LTE 4G company must gain the approval of...
Sprint Gives LightSquared More Time to Figure Out GPS Issues

VMware boosts quarterly revenue and sees a good year ahead

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VMware executives told investors Tuesday that they were pleased with the company’s performance in the first quarter of the year, boasting $1.19 billion in revenues, up 13 percent year over year, even as profits slipped 9 percent to $174 million. Earnings per share of 74 cents exceeded analyst expectations on...
VMware boosts quarterly revenue and sees a good year ahead

LightSquared cuts staff by 45% to survive FCC fight

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LightSquared took big steps Tuesday to shore up its finances to brace for a long-term struggle over GPS interference claims with its 4G. The company planned to cut 45 percent of its 330-person workforce. In a statement, the LTE hopeful made clear that it was to buy time for the...
LightSquared cuts staff by 45% to survive FCC fight
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