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System Used By New Six Strikes CAS, Falsely Identifies Game Mods As NBC TV Shows

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Reader David Sutherland emailed us this week about a DMCA notice that he received via his MediaFire account. The notice, which we've included below (including all of the crappy formatting) claimed that he was using MediaFire to host "one of the following files: Downton Abbey, CONTRABAND (2012), GRIMM (2011), House...
System Used By New Six Strikes CAS, Falsely Identifies Game Mods As NBC TV Shows
Shatoetry: An iPhone app for crafting custom William Shatner phrases (awesome)

Life-sharing app maker Path raises $40 million at $250 million valuation

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Path, the startup behind the eponymous app that lets users share photos, videos, their whereabouts and whatnot with people they’re close with, is poised to announce a significant funding round tomorrow, reports AllThingsD’s Liz Gannes. Silicon Valley VC firm Redpoint Ventures is reportedly leading a $40 million financing round that...
Life-sharing app maker Path raises $40 million at $250 million valuation

Finally: Synology's DS213air NAS has built in WiFi

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Today connected storage provider Synology announced the DiskStation DS213air, a two-bay networked-attached storage (NAS) device with built in WiFi and the company’s latest firmware, DiskStation Manager 4.1. The inclusion of native wireless support is a first for Synology and is still a relative rarity within the NAS market.Given how rarely...
Finally: Synology's DS213air NAS has built in WiFi

20 Hilarious Programming Jargon Phrases You Should Know When Talking To Engineers

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Jeff Atwood, co-founder of question-and-answer site Stack Exchange, has a huge list of 30 new pieces of programming jargon that have emerged on the question-and-answer site. Some of them are a bit obscure, but most of them are hilarious. We've included some of the best ones below. You can check...
20 Hilarious Programming Jargon Phrases You Should Know When Talking To Engineers

Fox Targets Pirate Bay Proxies With Bogus DMCA Requests

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Like many other copyright holders Fox isn’t pleased that their content is being shared for free on The Pirate Bay. To make pirated copies harder to find the Hollywood studio asks Google to remove links to Fox movies and TV-shows from its search results. But targeting The Pirate Bay alone...
Fox Targets Pirate Bay Proxies With Bogus DMCA Requests
Mac Software: Microsoft Office Student: $70, Dragon dictation: $25, StoryMill: $25, Hulu Plus free for 2 months more

Use This App Right Now To Check If Your LinkedIn Password Was Hacked (LNKD)

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Now you can check if your LinkedIn account password was stolen by hackers earlier today, thanks to a handy app called LeakedIn. A huge number of passwords were leaked from LinkedIn earlier today and shared on a Russian hacker site. LeakedIn will check to see if you password is on...
Use This App Right Now To Check If Your LinkedIn Password Was Hacked (LNKD)

University Students and Staff Sued For Pirating 50 Cent Movie

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Earlier this week and following the filing of dozens of file-sharing infringement lawsuits in the United States, hope came to a court room in Los Angeles as the trolls of Prenda Law finally began to receive their comeuppance. After their no-show Monday they will all have to appear in court...
University Students and Staff Sued For Pirating 50 Cent Movie

Amazon, Google warned as government panel files more than 250 objections to custom top-level domains

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Five months after Internet advisory organisation ICANN revealed a huge list of companies seeking to register custom generic top-level domains (gTLDs) — including Apple, Google and Microsoft — a government panel has filed objections against more than 250 domains, giving potential registrants the chance to address issues or withdraw their...
Amazon, Google warned as government panel files more than 250 objections to custom top-level domains

Lost Your Friends' Phone Numbers? Use NeedNumbers.me To Pull Them From Facebook Groups

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They definitely don’t seem as popular as they used to be, but every once in a while I’ll get invited to a Facebook group or event because some tragic fate befell a poor soul’s phone and now they need everyone’s phone numbers again. Getting all of those phone numbers is...
Lost Your Friends' Phone Numbers? Use NeedNumbers.me To Pull Them From Facebook Groups
Assassin's Creed 3 screens and details land on Reddit?

System Used By New Six Strikes CAS, Falsely Identifies Game Mods As NBC TV Shows

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Reader David Sutherland emailed us this week about a DMCA notice that he received via his MediaFire account. The notice, which we've included below (including all of the crappy formatting) claimed that he was using MediaFire to host "one of the following files: Downton Abbey, CONTRABAND (2012), GRIMM (2011), House...
System Used By New Six Strikes CAS, Falsely Identifies Game Mods As NBC TV Shows

Patent Holder Sues Basically Anyone Who Offers Recipes Or 'Meal Planning' Online

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THREsq alerted us to the news of a company named DietGoal, which appears to not exist for any reason other than to sue over patents, and which has sued the TV network Bravo for creating a recipe finder website. The claim is that it violates US Patent 6,585,516 for a...
Patent Holder Sues Basically Anyone Who Offers Recipes Or 'Meal Planning' Online
Toys Weekend: AppleTV: $90, MacFlux 4, iPad Camera kits $5 (for 2!), New MacBook Pros $999
OS X launcher app Quicksilver reaches version 1.0.0 after ten-year beta

Printable "Triple Hat Trick" Checklist Helps You Knock Out a Great Week [Printables]

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Have a huge list of to-dos but don't feel like you accomplish enough in any given week? Productivity blog Manage This suggests simplifying your weekly goals by setting out and completing a hat trick of agendas, tasks, and delegations.The inspiration for the Triple Hat Trick: Sometimes it is tough to...
Printable "Triple Hat Trick" Checklist Helps You Knock Out a Great Week [Printables]

Yahoo's Interim Chairman: Meg Whitman Was My Mentor

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Maynard Webb is a well-known Valley super angel, funding a huge list of startups like Okta, Rypple, Badgeville, Nebula, and Diffbot. And he's a big fan of HP's CEO Meg Whitman. He sits on the boards of Salesforce.com and Yahoo, and last month was tapped to be Yahoo's interim chairman when...
Yahoo's Interim Chairman: Meg Whitman Was My Mentor

TECHCRUNCH EXODUS CONTINUES: Its Top Mobile Writer Just Left

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UPDATE: Greg Kumparak has announced that he is leaving TechCrunch after four years. EARLIER: We just heard TechCrunch's mobile editor Greg Kumparak is getting ready to leave the site. Two sources told Business Insider told us that he's planning to announce his departure soon. Add him to the (now...
TECHCRUNCH EXODUS CONTINUES: Its Top Mobile Writer Just Left

90 Days of Killing Cyberlockers: 50 Dead, More Than 500 Injured

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During the summer, adult industry businessman Robert King embarked on an extremely aggressive anti-piracy project. Known online as AdultKing, the Australian-born 45-year-old said he would make it his mission to damage or destroy what he described as “the bad players” in the cyberlocker market. “What I hope to achieve is...
90 Days of Killing Cyberlockers: 50 Dead, More Than 500 Injured
RockMelt For iPad: A Browser Built For Touch That Turns The Web Into A Feed So Content Comes To You

Microsoft to redesign Windows 8 as PC sales plummet

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Biggest expectation is that update will revive start button familiar to users for 17 years before removal from Windows 8When Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer first revealed his software for the touchscreen world in February 2012, he said he was "betting the company" on it.There were "no compromises" made in replacing...
Microsoft to redesign Windows 8 as PC sales plummet
Daft Punk reveals 'Random Access Memories' tracklist on Vine

Two weeks of travel, Ten iPad lessons

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A while back, I tried traveling on business with nothing but the help of three smart phones. I quickly ran into the headroom of those devices and, by the time I was home, I had a huge list of tasks I needed to deal with that could only be done...
Two weeks of travel, Ten iPad lessons
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