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Italian 'Blog Killer' Law Rises From the Grave

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As if Italians didn't have enough problems, it seems that their government is trying to sneak through a proposal supposedly designed to provide those who are libelled online with an automatic recourse, which activists thought they had managed to kill off five months ago. Here's the plan: In order to...
Italian 'Blog Killer' Law Rises From the Grave

Nielsen: Couch Potatoes Love To Tap On Tablets While Watching TV

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For anyone who’s loved to watch Twitter reactions or a liveblog of a big event on TV, this will probably come as no surprise. For advertisers and broadcasters who haven’t figured out how to capitalize on this, you are missing a trick: we are fast becoming a culture of people...
Nielsen: Couch Potatoes Love To Tap On Tablets While Watching TV

Samsung warns Italians that Kobo is leaving the Readers Hub, teases 'new and improved' e-book service

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We hope you took advantage of those Italian lessons. If you didn't, the gist is that Samsung has warned at least one HDBlog.it visitor (and Galaxy phone owner) that its Readers Hub will soon drop Kobo e-book support. While there isn't a mentioned cutoff point, Samsung is steering the...
Samsung warns Italians that Kobo is leaving the Readers Hub, teases 'new and improved' e-book service

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Can a typeface be both beautiful and hideous?

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Type designer Peter Biľak has embarked on a seeming impossible challenge: to balance both beauty and ugliness within a single typeface. As I Love Typography notes, Karloff is the result of Biľak’s attempts to demonstrate “just how closely related beauty and ugliness are,” and to combine these two extremes into ”a coherent whole.” According to Biľak, his...
Can a typeface be both beautiful and hideous?
Internet may soon beat TV as main source of national news

Nokia's Lumia 820 And 920 To Hit Italy And Germany In November, Russia In Q4

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Nokia was eager to talk up its new pair of Windows Phone 8-powered Lumia smartphones earlier this month, but the company left one weighty question on the table: when can we actually get our hands on them? Well, here in the U.S. we still don’t have anything more than rumors...
Nokia's Lumia 820 And 920 To Hit Italy And Germany In November, Russia In Q4
Italians Take Up The Torch To Ignite Their Own Tech Startup Scene

Champions League Napoli v Chelsea: five things we learned | Dominic Fifield

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André Villas-Boas does not sit on the fence while Napoli's attacking threat is slick but the Italians are not unbeatable1 Villas-Boas is really not one to sit on the fenceGut instinct suggested André Villas-Boas's team selection bordered on professional suicide. Having lost John Terry early in the day with an...
Champions League Napoli v Chelsea: five things we learned | Dominic Fifield

Pirate Bay Proxy Site Seized By Italian Police

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In mid-2008, The Pirate Bay was censored in Italy after the country’s ISPs were ordered to block their subscribers from accessing the site. The Pirate Bay effectively won their case on appeal after the Court of Bergamo ruled that no foreign website could be censored for alleged copyright infringement. The...
Pirate Bay Proxy Site Seized By Italian Police
In 'Riot,' anarchy is a game

Blocked Pirate Bay Users Flock to Other Torrent Sites

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The Italian Pirate Bay case came to an end last week after a lengthy legal battle. The Court of Bergamo concluded that The Pirate Bay was engaging in criminal activity by linking to torrents that point to copyrighted material. The judge ordered all Italian ISPs to block the site’s DNS...
Blocked Pirate Bay Users Flock to Other Torrent Sites

How Tomatoes Could Curb Cancer in Italy [Science]

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I lived in Italy for nearly 20 years, and it's difficult to imagine Italians tolerating anyone tampering with their precious tomato, the main ingredient in their all-important "gravy." But they seem to be O.K. with the newfangled "Realtomato" showing up in their caprese salads and Margherita pizzas. More »...
How Tomatoes Could Curb Cancer in Italy [Science]

U.S. Consumers Are The Most Likely To Pay For Content On A Tablet… Except When It’s News

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As developers hunker down and get into the business of trying to work out how to get consumers to buy more of their product on mobile devices, some revealing numbers out from Nielsen on what people are willing to pay for on tablets already. The upshot: paid content, it seems,...
U.S. Consumers Are The Most Likely To Pay For Content On A Tablet… Except When It’s News

LG's upcoming MWC lineup runs into some Italians, gets documented on video

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You might have already seen LG's upcoming Optimus Vu in video form, but what about the rest of the company's Mobile World Congress debutants? Enter Italian site Telefonino, who's managed to wrangle hands-ons with that phablet and two of its co-stars, the Optimus 3D Max and the delectable Tegra-3...
LG's upcoming MWC lineup runs into some Italians, gets documented on video

The Making Of Heineken’s Amazing Soccer Swindle [VIDEO]

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If you’re a soccer fan, you’ll understand. If you’re not, well, suffice to say that Europeans (Italians, especially) are (in general) crazy about soccer.So when Heineken staged a fake classical music concert at the same time of a crucial Real Madrid vs. AC Milan game on October 21st, there...
The Making Of Heineken’s Amazing Soccer Swindle [VIDEO]

One Good Movie, New Betaworks Project, Recommends One Movie Which You May or May Not Think Is Good

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Do you love or hate this movie? (onegoodmovie.com) A tipster sent us the link to One Good Movie, a very basic recommendation service from the team at Betaworks. "Each day, we recommend one good movie to watch in a short and sweet email," the site says. "Our pitches are fun. They're...
One Good Movie, New Betaworks Project, Recommends One Movie Which You May or May Not Think Is Good

HTC shutting down Watch movies in six countries by May 31st

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While there are signs HTC's fortunes might turn a corner through the launch of the One, few would doubt that its finances could use some streamlining. The company has just outlined one of the ways it will be pinching pennies: it's closing its Watch movie stores in Denmark, Italy,...
HTC shutting down Watch movies in six countries by May 31st

As Gas Rises, Traffic Worsens, Romans Opt for Electric Bikes

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Rome's notorious traffic, the high cost of gasoline, shortage of parking, limited metro system and frequent transportation strikes are prompting Italians to explore different ways of getting around....
As Gas Rises, Traffic Worsens, Romans Opt for Electric Bikes
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