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Huawei's building its own mobile operating system 'just in case' there's trouble ahead

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Huawei's boss must have been a Boy Scout, since he's taken its "be prepared' motto deeply to his heart. CEO Wan Biao has told Reuters that his company is working on its own mobile OS just in case its partners "won't let us use their system[s] one day." We...
Huawei's building its own mobile operating system 'just in case' there's trouble ahead

Steve Jobs introduces the Death Star

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Filed under: Steve Jobs, iPad This is an idea so beautiful in its execution that you wonder why it hasn't been done before -- take Steve Jobs' rapturous introduction of the iPad, and put it over the footage from Star Wars of the Death Star briefing. It's a perfect geeky...
Steve Jobs introduces the Death Star
500 Startups' Dave McClure inspires Montreal tech scene by flipping them off

Chinese respond to report on Apple's suppliers in China

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The New York Times republished its scathing report on Apple's alleged indifference to workers' rights in China in a Chinese business magazine to solicit comments "that might prove illuminating for readers" here in the US. Those responses were subsequently buried in a blog post....
Chinese respond to report on Apple's suppliers in China

Tim Cook calls assault on Apple's ethics in China "patently false and offensive"

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Responding to a report by the New York Times that castigated Apple over an alleged permissiveness and indifference for workers' conditions among the suppliers it contract with in China, its chief executive Tim Cook rebutted the accusations in an email expressing "any suggestion that we don’t care is patently false...
Tim Cook calls assault on Apple's ethics in China "patently false and offensive"

Letter: Art Auctions Here and Abroad

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A private art dealer says American art auction houses could learn from those in Europe....
Letter: Art Auctions Here and Abroad

Why Google+ Won't Fix the Comment Problem

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Nancy Messieh at The Next Web reports that Google is planning to launch a commenting system for third-party sites using the Google+ platform. Blogs and other sites will be able to use Google+ threads for their on-site comments. It's a great scoop, but you can practically hear the collective "whoop-dee-do"...
Why Google+ Won't Fix the Comment Problem

The Internet Didn't 'Kill' Carly Rae Jepsen's Career

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The Internet gets blamed for so much. This loose collective of millions of users and websites is blamed for everything from killing off major industries to turning the world's children into short attention span txt fiends. The Internet will kill art via piracy, we are assured repeatedly. A new generation...
The Internet Didn't 'Kill' Carly Rae Jepsen's Career

Don't abandon retail. People will always want the High Street

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The north west is the English region with the highest number of empty shops. Many traders like Paul Turner-Mitchell feel that Government policy has completely stalled in terms of tackling this problem. They want more debate on this issue.No one has explicitly said it yet. But the suggestion that it...
Don't abandon retail. People will always want the High Street
John McAfee Escapes Belize With Aid of Body Double, North Korean Passport

Facebook holds vote on right to vote, data-sharing policy

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Facebook opened the polls Monday for its latest user vote that could see Facebook users lose the ability to vote on future changes to the social network's privacy and site governance policies. The site's latest vote also concerns other changes to Facebook's data usage policies and its statement of...
Facebook holds vote on right to vote, data-sharing policy

Acer CloudMobile review: an ambitious Android phone that arrived a little too late

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More Info Acer CloudMobile hands-on at MWC 2012 Acer CloudMobile moves to China, dumps Android for Aliyun Acer CloudMobile available in the UK at long last, is priced at £290 It's been a while since we last took a look at a smartphone from Acer. Today's offering -- the...
Acer CloudMobile review: an ambitious Android phone that arrived a little too late

LittleBigPlanet for PS Vita - review

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PS Vita; £34.99; cert 7+; SonyPerhaps the most valid criticism aimed at the excellent, but so far ignored by the gaming public, PlayStation Vita is that it hasn't yet been backed up by must-have games. Sony is furiously working to rectify that, and LittleBigPlanet is one of the first tangible...
LittleBigPlanet for PS Vita - review

Mac OS users on security: No worries

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The Mac users that ZDNet Asia spoke to regarding Flashback and other new threats expressed indifference at best toward the need for antivirus safeguards. [Read more]...
Mac OS users on security: No worries

The Challenge of Indifference

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The Challenge of Indifference

Apple CEO Cook Hurt by Insinuation of Indifference, Doesn't Deny Problems

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Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly emailed employees about conditions at factories in China. Apple will dig and "undoubtedly find more issues," but it won't turn a blind eye. - Apple CEO Tim Cook is quot;deeply troubled quot; and quot;concerned quot; about issues within the Apple supply chain and accidents that...
Apple CEO Cook Hurt by Insinuation of Indifference, Doesn't Deny Problems

Users will always pay dearly when Facebook votes with its wallet

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Facebook is not democratic - it is part of the corporatocracy. If you don't like it, your only option is to stop using the siteFollowing a charade with a farce, Facebook has ended one of the most cynical corporate stunts in years. After a week of user "voting" about corporate...
Users will always pay dearly when Facebook votes with its wallet

Bill Gates speaks of world's difficult fight to eradicate polio

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Billionaire Microsoft chairman delivers Richard Dimbleby lecture and reveals his dedication to fighting the diseaseBill Gates has given a lecture in London in which he described the battle to eradicate polio as one of the most difficult tasks the world has ever faced.The billionaire Microsoft chairman, who launched the Bill...
Bill Gates speaks of world's difficult fight to eradicate polio
A month with the new iPad

On the road: Seat Exeo SE Tech 2.0 TDI Multitronic 143 PS

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This car is so dull I forgot its name, says Sam WollastonI'm bored with that Marmite thing – you know, you either love it or hate it. One of the current crop of Apprentice monsters said it the other day. "I think I'm a bit like Marmite," she said. "You're either...
On the road: Seat Exeo SE Tech 2.0 TDI Multitronic 143 PS
iPad Innovation: Diminishing Returns, Or Exceeding Expectations?

John McAfee 'double' arrested as fugitive denies reports of capture

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Software pioneer on the run from Belize authorities writes on his blog that he remains at large and that a decoy was detainedFugitive software pioneer John McAfee has dismissed reports of his capture, claiming that it was in fact a double carrying a North Korean passport who was detained for...
John McAfee 'double' arrested as fugitive denies reports of capture

How would you change Nokia's Lumia 900?

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While this regular feature is called How Would You Change, in the case of Nokia's Lumia 900, it seems more apt to change the question to "What Killed It?." The flagship was designed to break the US from its traditional indifference to the company, yet only 600,000 users took...
How would you change Nokia's Lumia 900?

Thoughts on IP Reforms and Best Practices for Creators

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I recently completed a four-part videos series called Everything is a Remix and some of the series’ fans were disappointed that it closed without giving specific directions on what we can all do. It’s a common final act in documentaries and expecting that kind of closure is understandable, but there’s...
Thoughts on IP Reforms and Best Practices for Creators

Chatterbox: Monday

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The place to talk about games and other things that matterCold, late train, lots of people coughing their germs over everyone else with abrasive indifference - it can only be Monday!GamesKeith Stuartguardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this...
Chatterbox: Monday
Google sells nearly 1 million Nexus 7 tablets each month

Zuck’s dawdle in the NY Sheraton bathroom, a sign of things to come

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That little anecdote about Facebook’s roadshow meeting in New York was  widely reported this past week, but it’s being picked up as symbolic of Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg’s indifference to Wall Street. For those of you who missed the report, Zuckerbeg was still in the men’s room as the...
Zuck’s dawdle in the NY Sheraton bathroom, a sign of things to come

Stateside Facebook Users Still Leaving the Curtains Open on Profiles

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For as much is discussed of our online identities in the digital era, you’d think we’d all be careful to keep our social network profiles in check. And yet a significant number of users aren’t as buttoned up as they probably should be. More specifically, I’m speaking of the 13...
Stateside Facebook Users Still Leaving the Curtains Open on Profiles

The Worst Case Scenario For Windows 8

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Last week, Microsoft released the first public test version of Windows 8, its next operating system. It's got a very tough job. It has to beat back three threats at once: the iPad, the Mac, and potential indifference among businesses. But even in the worst case scenario, Windows 8...
The Worst Case Scenario For Windows 8

Hiroshi Ishiguro's android mannequin creeps out Japanese shoppers (video)

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If you didn't think mannequins were creepy enough already, maybe this will change your mind. In an attempt to lure shoppers, Japanese department store Takashimiya installed an eerily lifelike interactive robot for its Valentine's window display. The retailer called on robotics guru Hiroshi Ishiguro to provide the humanoid dummy,...
Hiroshi Ishiguro's android mannequin creeps out Japanese shoppers (video)
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