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Here’s What Facebook Stock Looks Like

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In a few months time, here’s what the world will be fighting to get its hands on, or get rid of depending on your confidence in Facebook’s business plan. The image of a Facebook stock certificate was included in the amended S-1 Facebook filed today with the SEC. It’s sure...
Here’s What Facebook Stock Looks Like

Apple adds 'download later' option to movie, TV and music box set purchases on the iTunes Store

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Apple has made a minor tweak to the iTunes Store so that customers can now delay downloads of new purchases until later, as discovered by Macworld. According to an Apple support document, a new dialogue will pop up when buying movies or music that will allow users to choose between...
Apple adds 'download later' option to movie, TV and music box set purchases on the iTunes Store
Steve Case: Entrepreneurs are American heroes

If Craigslist was Pinterest, it would look like this app

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation Craigslist is possibly one of the ugliest sites on the web. But you can experience it as if it was Pinterest, as long as you use Mokriya Craigslist on your smartphone. Mokriya is a design studio that has worked on...
If Craigslist was Pinterest, it would look like this app

Big Bird helps presidential debate soar to most tweeted about political event in US history

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Fueled in part by candidate Mitt Romney’s comments about the Sesame Street character Big Bird, Wednesday evening’s presidential election debate in Denver, Colorado set a new record as the most tweeted about political event in US history. Twitter’s dedicated government and politics account Tweeted the milestone shortly after the debate...
Big Bird helps presidential debate soar to most tweeted about political event in US history

Analysis finds less toxic chemicals in newer smartphones like Apple's iPhone 5

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Chemical analysis conducted by iFixit and HealthyStuff.org has tracked a decline in hazardous and toxic chemicals in smartphones over the past few years, with new devices like the iPhone 5 representing some of the safest and most environmental handsets yet. The study took apart 36 mobile phone models and studied...
Analysis finds less toxic chemicals in newer smartphones like Apple's iPhone 5
Google gives us a sneak peek inside its massive data centers (and it's awesome)

Users are having issues with Time Machine and Spotlight in Apple's OS X 10.7.5

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Numerous users are reporting issues with Apple’s OS X 10.7.5 that have rendered Time Machine backups and Spotlight indexing almost unusable. Though Apple’s most recent desktop operating system is OS X Mountain Lion 10.8, the company has continued to update its previous-generation OS X Lion 10.7. However, the latest update,...
Users are having issues with Time Machine and Spotlight in Apple's OS X 10.7.5

Xiaomi to begin production of Mi2 smartphone on September 22 ahead of October release

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The launch of Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi‘s second-generation handset is still over a month away, but anticipation for the quad-core device remains strong. Company executives have revealed that the device will go to production on September 22nd in preparation for a release in mid to late October. The company has also...
Xiaomi to begin production of Mi2 smartphone on September 22 ahead of October release

Leaked photos point to rumored co-branded LG Optimus and Google Nexus smartphone

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Anticipation for Google’s next Nexus smartphone is reaching a high point, and a set of leaked photos posted to a Belarusian website (translation) is further stoking the flames. Although unverified, the images could represent another hint that Google is readying a Nexus-branded device with the help of LG. Though the...
Leaked photos point to rumored co-branded LG Optimus and Google Nexus smartphone
Google Glass, meet 'Baidu Eye'

Nokia poised to launch Lumia 920 in the Middle East on November 12

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Nokia is planning a launch event for its flagship Windows Phone 8 smartphone next Monday in Dubai, Tech-WD.com reports after receiving an invitation. The invite carries the tagline “It’s time to switch” and the date (12-11-12). The event is expected to bring the Lumia 920 to the Middle East region. The Lumia...
Nokia poised to launch Lumia 920 in the Middle East on November 12
Build a better buggy: registration opens for NASA's 20th annual moonbuggy race

The Worst Thing About Facebook Comes To Google: Birthday Reminders

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I was thinking about covering the launch of Google Birthday reminders, (which actually debuted Tuesday, sorry), but I decided instead to just post some pictures of what Google looks like these days. You may remember that the homepage was taken over with a giant Nexus 7 ad earlier this week, and now Google...
The Worst Thing About Facebook Comes To Google: Birthday Reminders
First flight for Phantom Eye, Boeing’s liquid-hydrogen powered spy plane

Electronics industry to grow a meager 4 percent in 2013

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The worldwide electronics industry’s sales are expected to grow an anemic 4 percent to $1.1o5 billion in 2013, according to a forecast by the Consumer Electronics Industry and the market research firm GfK. Even so, that’s better than the 1 percent drop in 2012, when the industry hit $1.058...
Electronics industry to grow a meager 4 percent in 2013

Mobile ads GPS study: how far will you drive for a deal? (infographic)

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale We’ll drive 2.8 miles for a sandwich, but 7.1 miles for a great Italian restaurant. And while the average coffee shop is just a 3.6 mile hop away, we’ll easily go almost nine miles for the just the...
Mobile ads GPS study: how far will you drive for a deal? (infographic)

Curious when Apple products go on sale? This chart tracks when the first and best deals arrive

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Aside from the occasional holiday discount, Apple products usually have notoriously stable prices. However, there are still deals to be had for the diligent shopper. A new chart from Dealnews outlines when the first and best discounts on Apple products have arrived over the past year. Assuming that history repeats...
Curious when Apple products go on sale? This chart tracks when the first and best deals arrive

Thousands of tiny cardboard people stage a 'protest' outside the Houses of Parliament in London

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A neat combination of online and offline protesting took place in London today, as thousands of people who had signed an online petition were transformed into little cardboard characters and placed outside the Houses of Parliament. The petition and ‘protest’ were organised by the Fairtrade Foundation, and called on Prime...
Thousands of tiny cardboard people stage a 'protest' outside the Houses of Parliament in London

Baidu explains its Diaoyu doodle: Planting a digital flag is better than throwing rocks

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Baidu has issued a public comment on its decision to display an image of a Chinese flag on the disputed Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands for its homepage doodle on Tuesday, noting that its purpose was to “encourage people to be rational in their expressions of patriotism.” Given Baidu’s huge influence and visibility...
Baidu explains its Diaoyu doodle: Planting a digital flag is better than throwing rocks
Raspberry Pi-powered open-source bartending robot nearly funded on Kickstarter
Gmail 2.0: Google updates Gmail for iPhone after a six-month development project
Bing adds search for Facebook's 300 million new daily photos

Windows 8 Sandwich-Board Man wishes you a happy launch day

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I was just trawling Getty Images in search of photos from that bumping party Microsoft’s throwing over at Time Square, when I came across shots of this blessed man from the Windows 8 launch in Tokyo. According to the photo’s description, he works for a camera chain. I want to...
Windows 8 Sandwich-Board Man wishes you a happy launch day
More retro in your metro: Now you can have Windows 8 and the classic Start menu
Tin-hat crowd, welcome to the WIFI-blocking wallpaper of your dreams
Microsoft releases Team Foundation Service, a project, source, and build management tool for developers
Teardown: new 13″ retina MacBook Pro is twice as repairable as the 15″ (which isn't saying much)
BUILD 2012: Microsoft demos simple cloud-enabling of mobile apps with Azure Mobile Services
Why Google predicts Microsoft's next game console will beat Sony's
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