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Why Fender's Apple-Compatible Guitar Is Brilliant
Interview: Megadeth’s David Ellefson Talks Shop About Rock Shop (Video)
Google completes acquisition of Motorola Mobility, CEO Sanjay Jha replaced by Dennis Woodside
Quik.io launches with an excuse to stay lazy: Instant streaming between devices

Olympics Online: Who Won The Gold Medal For Best Website?

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We're well into the second week of the London 2012 Olympics, so how has the online coverage been? NBC fell at the first hurdle with its TV scheduling, but did its website make up for it? What about the New York Times, with its muscular web development team? Or hometown...
Olympics Online: Who Won The Gold Medal For Best Website?

FBI finally goes digital, Mulder and Scully start throwing out the filing cabinets

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The FBI has announced that, after 12 years and $600 million, it has finally abandoned paper records in favor of a computerized system called Sentinel. Resembling a browser, it offers question-and-answer forms, case tracking and an ability to share files across the bureau's network. Assistant director Jeffrey Johnson said...
FBI finally goes digital, Mulder and Scully start throwing out the filing cabinets

Here Are The New Taxes You're Going To Pay To Pay For Obamacare...

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Well, Obamacare is now official, which means that a lot more people in the United States will have health insurance. And it also means a lot more people will be paying more taxes. (You didn't think Obamacare was free, did you?) Here are some of the new taxes you're going...
Here Are The New Taxes You're Going To Pay To Pay For Obamacare...

Learning to Code? Codecademy Adds Beginner Languages HTML and CSS

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Despite its promise to turn anyone into a computer programmer through interactive online tutorials — and its more than 1 million registered users, including New York City Mayor Bloomberg — Codecademy hasn’t been equipped to teach the most basic programming languages until now. On Monday, the startup will launch...
Learning to Code? Codecademy Adds Beginner Languages HTML and CSS

iPhone 5 clears network hurdle on path to China launch

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The smartphone was approved for access to the China mobile network by the country's Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center. [Read more]...
iPhone 5 clears network hurdle on path to China launch

China clears Google Motorola bid

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Chinese regulators approve Google's $12.5bn purchase of US phone maker Motorola Mobility, the final hurdle for the deal to go through....
China clears Google Motorola bid

Fraunhofer black silicon could catch more energy from infrared light, go green with sulfur

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Generating solar power from the infrared spectrum, or even nearby frequencies, has proven difficult in spite of a quarter of the Sun's energy passing through those wavelengths. The Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications may have jumped that hurdle to efficiency through sulfur -- one of the very materials that solar...
Fraunhofer black silicon could catch more energy from infrared light, go green with sulfur

AIR.U to bring Super WiFi to small college towns, Microsoft and Google to be part of the process

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Looks like town and gown communities will be among the first to experience "super WiFi," the high-speed broadband made possible, in part, by TV. After getting the FCC nod back in the fall of 2010, the white spaces harboring these unused television frequencies were opened up, paving the way...
AIR.U to bring Super WiFi to small college towns, Microsoft and Google to be part of the process

The Web Is Saved: East Texas Jury Says Eolas Patents Are Invalid

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Okay, that happened much faster than I expected. Just a few hours ago, we wrote about Tim Berners-Lee telling an East Texas jury just how insane patent troll Eolas' patents were, along with their claims that all sorts of core web technologies were covered by their patents. We thought it...
The Web Is Saved: East Texas Jury Says Eolas Patents Are Invalid
CAD Users Rejoice: Sunglass Brings Slick 3D Modeling To The Browser

How Startups Are Killing Off Bosses

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The most innovative tech companies today are building work cultures that fly in the face of tradition. At companies like Valve and Github, gone are the managers who boss people around and expect servile compliance.  In their place is a flat organizational structure where individuals manage themselves and each other...
How Startups Are Killing Off Bosses
Spotify seeking to be big in Japan

Sony Xperia V torn apart by the FCC for our education and amusement

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Like a sadistic Roman emperor, the boys at the FCC enjoy throwing unsuspecting smartphones to the lions and watching the result. This week, the unfortunate victim is Sony's Xperia V, which has been roundly gutted for inspection. Eagle-eyed readers who browse our gallery might spot components from Qualcomm, Elpida...
Sony Xperia V torn apart by the FCC for our education and amusement

Google Chrome Browser, Google Drive Coming to iOS

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Google announced today that it is releasing a version of its Google Chrome for the iPhone and iPad. The company says it will go live on the App Store later today. Macquarie analyst Ben Schacter predicted last month that Google Chrome was coming to iOS. While Chrome for iOS will...
Google Chrome Browser, Google Drive Coming to iOS

Toys 'R' Us bets on the future with Tabeo, its own kids tablet

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If Amazon can create its own tablet, why not Toys ‘R’ Us? The toy retailer is taking a stand against online competitors with the Tabeo, a $149 Android 4.0 tablet that it hopes the kiddies will pay attention to. Created by and available solely at Toys ‘R’ Us, the Tabeo...
Toys 'R' Us bets on the future with Tabeo, its own kids tablet

Facebook tests share button on mobile touch site

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Facebook is testing a share button on its mobile touch site, m.facebook.com, we’ve found. Along with this are more prominent Like and comment buttons. The share button is one of the most commonly requested features for Facebook’s mobile apps. When we asked about it in August, the company said there...
Facebook tests share button on mobile touch site

Wonga readies $1.5bn float, but stigma won’t go away

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Payday loans business Wonga has become hot property over the last few years, offering an almost-instant online lending service that has attracted lots of attention and nearly $150 million in venture money. But as the company eyes a stock market flotation, it’s still struggling to overcome its biggest hurdle: the...
Wonga readies $1.5bn float, but stigma won’t go away
Strappy NFC reader brings interactive smartphone ads to Tokyo subway cars
Intematix raises $16.2M for next-generation LED lightbulbs
Exec Goes Out To The Ball Game, Will Deliver Hot Dogs And Stuff To Lazy Giants Fans

Terrafugia Transition production prototype completes first flight, set to land at NY Auto Show this Friday

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Terrafugia's Transition could finally be making its way to the production line. The "flying car" has journeyed far beyond the concept phase, achieving its compulsory nod from the DOT last summer, and now reaching production prototype status. On March 23rd, the latest Transition flew past one more hurdle, completing...
Terrafugia Transition production prototype completes first flight, set to land at NY Auto Show this Friday

Apple gets another bite, wins appeal to pursue preliminary injunction against Samsung

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We'll forgive you if you've forgotten, given the myriad Apple/Samsung legal shenanigans, but back in Februrary, Apple attempted to obtain a preliminary injunction against Samsung to prevent the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and a few phones from being sold in the US. Samsung emerged victorious, as the district court denied...
Apple gets another bite, wins appeal to pursue preliminary injunction against Samsung

Sony Xperia Ion hits FCC with AT&T LTE intact

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The wait for the Sony Xperia Ion in the US has been a long one, but that summer release feels considerably closer now that the Android flagship has swung by the FCC. As we'd hope, the Ion is passing through in full AT&T regalia, carrying the 700MHz and 1,700MHz...
Sony Xperia Ion hits FCC with AT&T LTE intact

Consumer interest in an Apple TV set running high

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Half of those surveyed indicated they would be interested in buying the much-rumored set, but Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster says price may be a big hurdle. [Read more]...
Consumer interest in an Apple TV set running high

Philips’ new 100W-equivalent LED bulb runs on just 23W

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The Light Fair convention kicks off in Las Vegas this week so there will be any number of related announcements coming soon. Lighting giant Philips is starting things off early with the announcement of their 100W-equivalent LED bulb, the AmbientLED 23W. The model produces 1700 lumens, putting it at a very...
Philips’ new 100W-equivalent LED bulb runs on just 23W
Kno brings its digital textbooks to K-12 education
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