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After artemisinin: searching for the next front-line malaria drug
Samsung to devote $1.1B to investments in the Americas

We Got An Exclusive Look At '90s Icon Citysearch's Mobile Comeback Strategy

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The inexorable rise of mobile devices isn't just a chance for brand-new startups to offer new services--shifting consumer behavior gives established brands a chance to reinvent themselves, too. Here's a case study--Citysearch, once synonymous with local reviews in the '90s, is battling back against the upstarts with its refreshed iPhone app....
We Got An Exclusive Look At '90s Icon Citysearch's Mobile Comeback Strategy
Drug resistant malaria takes new ground, raising fears of global spread
Tech industry to Republicans, Democrats: tech jobs are everywhere (not just in Silicon Valley)
Announcing TechCrunch Disrupt Europe And Hackathon In Berlin -- October 26-29

Streamd.in solves tweet overload by only showing what’s going on nearby

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I’m a big fan of apps that lets me navigate through all of the noise on Twitter in different ways. Even though I try not to follow too many people, since I know that I can’t keep up with too many at once, I still miss out on a lot...
Streamd.in solves tweet overload by only showing what’s going on nearby

Calculate the Speed of Light by Melting Chocolate [Chocolate]

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You might already know that the speed of light is 299,792,458 meters per second, but now you can confirm that number by playing kitchen scientist and melting chocolate. And then you eating the results. The folks at Wired think that this physics experiment is ideal for all the leftover Valentine's...
Calculate the Speed of Light by Melting Chocolate [Chocolate]

Is it helpful to use the homeless as a walking broadband connection?

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Among the attendees of South by Southwest in Austin are a smattering of homeless wearing T-shirts that proclaim “Human Hotspot,” and for a user donation one will stand next to you while you check your email or do whatever else you need with the connection. Read Write Web as a...
Is it helpful to use the homeless as a walking broadband connection?

US military looks to social nets for intelligence strategy

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Students at a U.S. military graduate school in California are mining social media with new methods that may change the way the armed forces collect intelligence overseas. Students and researchers at the Naval Postgraduate School have tackled two projects that could begin the shift in the way intelligence is...
US military looks to social nets for intelligence strategy

Hello, gorgeous! "Spectacular" views from ISS Cupola

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Image courtesy of NASA Last night's third and final spacewalk for the STS-130 crew resulted in the opening of the Cupola's seven shutters, revealing what Station commander, Jeff Williams, called "spectacular" views of the earth below. The seven-window Cupola offers 360 degree views of Earth as well as the...
Hello, gorgeous! "Spectacular" views from ISS Cupola

Plan your next vacation with the Windows 8 Travel app

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Serving up information on hot spots around the world, the Windows 8 Travel app can help you make all the arrangements for your next trip. [Read more]...
Plan your next vacation with the Windows 8 Travel app
Threatened by wireless carriers, Time Warner, Comcast, Cox team up for CableWifi

Twaller – Discover what travellers are tweeting about

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Twaller was built with the traveling person in mind.  Utilizing oAuth to log in, the goal is to give you up to date travel information being pushed across Twitter.  From their own About section: Twaller is a twitter based service which presents you with real-time travel related updates from...
Twaller – Discover what travellers are tweeting about

Physics, Ivy Bridge, and the slow death of overclocking

www.extremetech.com
In the weeks since Ivy Bridge launched, it’s come out that Intel used thermal paste between the CPU’s heat spreader and the actual die, rather than the fluxless solder it debuted with Prescott and adopted for subsequent CPUs. This, combined with evidence that IVB heats up very quickly when overclocked,...
Physics, Ivy Bridge, and the slow death of overclocking

Wired’s iPad app: lookin’ good

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Although the iPad was a disappointment to us as far as what we were expecting, I’m still excited to try one out because I know it will be one of the devices that really helps introduce and popularize the tablet computer. And one consequence of this is the kind...
Wired’s iPad app: lookin’ good

ParStream And Panopticon Partner To Provide Analytics And Data

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ParStream and Panopticon are partnering to offer data analytics and data visualization by integrating their respective platforms. ParStream offers an in-memory analytics technology that offers sub-second response. Panopticon is known for its visual analytics and in-memory engine that can push out graphics in an event stream. ParStream has $5.6 million...
ParStream And Panopticon Partner To Provide Analytics And Data

Blue Coat to acquire Solera and sweeten network-security story as cyberattacks continue

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There’s been lots of investor interest recently in backing startups focused on making IT more secure, at least in part because of the barrage of news of cyberattacks against government agencies and companies, including a defense contractor. Now comes more security investment activity. Blue Coat Systems, a vendor of network...
Blue Coat to acquire Solera and sweeten network-security story as cyberattacks continue

Citations & Sarcasm: How Gizmodo Got A Defamation Lawsuit SLAPPed Down

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Gizmodo.com published an article, Smoke & Mirrors: The Greatest Scam in Tech, about Redmond's venture, Peep Telephony. In addition to using the word "scam" in the title, the article had lots of denigrating things to say about Peep and about Redmond's prior initiatives. (The opinion lays out the beefs, although...
Citations & Sarcasm: How Gizmodo Got A Defamation Lawsuit SLAPPed Down
Accel's latest European fund rumored at $450M

7 tactics lean startups need to build great products

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If you’re running a lean startup, “launch and learn” is undoubtedly a familiar mantra. But launching a new feature can take weeks or even months, and for a scrappy startup that’s a potentially make-or-break issue. Our design studio works with dozens of startups each year to help teams define their products...
7 tactics lean startups need to build great products

Fedora 17 Will Have a Revamped Live CD

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On the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo) meeting that took place last week, the Fedora developers approved even more features for the upcoming Fedora 17 (Beefy Miracle) release, as follows: · Revamped Fedora 17 Live CD;· OpenStack Essex;· Cloudstack integration;· Support for Eucalyptus;· Updated cluster stack;· Support for CUPS colord;·...
Fedora 17 Will Have a Revamped Live CD

Ocean currents emerge as climate change hot-spots

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As they warm, they shift A global study that assesses the temperature change in ocean currents has made two findings – one surprising, the other less so. The unsurprising outcome is that as the Earth’s temperature rises, so does the temps in a collection of major ocean currents; the surprise...
Ocean currents emerge as climate change hot-spots
ThingLink: This is how brands are driving 100% more Twitter engagement

What does iPhone have to do with robots?

gigaom.com
The smartphone revolution that started in earnest with the launch of iPhone five years ago is having unintended consequences on the future of technology, and perhaps the economy. The latest example is today’s announcement of Baxter, a new manufacturing robot from Rethink Robotics, a Boston-based startup co-founded by robotics pioneer...
What does iPhone have to do with robots?

What's Next For Social Mobile Games?

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Editor’s note: Julien Codorniou is the head of EMEA Game Partnerships at Facebook where he works with the growing social games industry in Europe. Follow Julien on Twitter @codorniou. New social gaming companies are emerging around the world (hot spots right now are Moscow, Tel Aviv and Helsinki), and in my...
What's Next For Social Mobile Games?

Heavy dose of hyperlinks gets defamation lawsuit against Gizmodo tossed

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Eric Goldman is an associate professor of Law at Santa Clara University School of Law and directs that school's High Tech Law Institute. You can read more of his work at his Technology & Marketing Law Blog.Redmond is the company behind Peep Telephony, a service that claimed to offer free...
Heavy dose of hyperlinks gets defamation lawsuit against Gizmodo tossed
As mobile data zooms, voice & sms revenues slow
Thermal imaging reveals hot spots on the Macbook Pro with Retina Display
Muslim New Yorkers describe the fear and chilling effects of ongoing NYPD surveillance
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