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These Big Companies Are Abandoning Twitter And Facebook For Customer Service

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(Reuters) - If HBO cuts out on you in the middle of the latest "Girls" episode, and you have Charter Communications Inc as your cable provider, don't try tweeting your dismay to their customer service department. Nobody will hear your lament. Charter, the fourth largest cable provider in the U.S....
These Big Companies Are Abandoning Twitter And Facebook For Customer Service

Apple 'hipsters' lament that the company was better before it became cool

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Apple 'hipsters' lament that the company was better before it became cool
Backed By Google Ventures & Greylock, Sold Launches A Mobile Service That Takes The Hassle Out Of Selling Online

Coda files for bankruptcy, hopes to sell its EV assets for $25 million

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We can't say we were enthused with Coda Automotive's ho-hum EV design, and we know the public wasn't, either. Still, it's hard not to lament the company's fate now that its parent, Coda Holdings, is declaring Chapter 11 bankruptcy and getting out of the car market. The firm has...
Coda files for bankruptcy, hopes to sell its EV assets for $25 million

The 404 1,151: Where we got these Blackberries, man (podcast)

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Blackberry users have always hated fun, but today we'll discuss why the company's market share dropped 50% in the last three years. We'll also lament the end of Newsweek's printed magazine, trace back the life of Game Genie, and bid farewell to Flamin' Hot Cheetos from our daily diet. [Read...
The 404 1,151: Where we got these Blackberries, man (podcast)

Imagine a Pixar video game ...

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The creators of Wall-E and Up once had an interactive division. Why did they close it, and does it matter?Shortly after playing through Brave: The Video Game, the companion piece for the new Pixar movie, I was given the chance to ask the film's director and producer a few questions....
Imagine a Pixar video game ...

A father's lament: The real world is not a game

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Learning should be fun, but that doesn't mean we should be trying to hook kids into playing computer games that just happen to teach. [Read more]...
A father's lament: The real world is not a game

Andrew Bridges Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

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The last week has had a great range of posts, and it's hard to pick only a few as "top" posts of the week. My bias favors longer pieces with more perspective, but some short rants are also guilty pleasures. There are a lot of important issues in the air...
Andrew Bridges Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

Silent Hill Revelation - trailer review

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Come on, how many times can you say you've seen Sean Bean's face in three glorious dimensions? That's right, none. Until now, that isReading this on mobile? Click hereAside from the cost and the gloom and the pain and the nausea, one of the reasons that 3D hasn't taken off...
Silent Hill Revelation - trailer review

Parker, Fanning: Napster is still better than what we have now

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Although new services like Spotify and Rdio offer users the ability to legally listen to vast collections of music at no cost, Napster's founders lament that music sharing today is still behind 1999. [Read more]...
Parker, Fanning: Napster is still better than what we have now
Move Over, LG: Sony's New "Nexus X" Smartphone Reportedly Caught On Film
Forget channel surfing: How Boxfish plans to revolutionize real-time TV search

Full recording of Gaeta's Lament from BSG - simply stunning.

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Full recording of Gaeta's Lament from BSG - simply stunning.

The new economics of media: If you want free content, there's an almost infinite supply

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Writer Nate Thayer set off the media equivalent of a fragmentation grenade on Tuesday, with a lament about the state of freelance writing that sent virtual shrapnel flying in all directions. The main target of his ire was The Atlantic, which he says asked him to rewrite one of his...
The new economics of media: If you want free content, there's an almost infinite supply

Who Owns the Future? by Jaron Lanier; Big Data by Victor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier - review

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Two views of the internet information explosion offer starkly contrasted visions of the futureJaron Lanier is a digital visionary with a difference. As the New Yorker once put it, he is a technology expert who dislikes what technology has become. He is a go-to person for those worried about the...
Who Owns the Future? by Jaron Lanier; Big Data by Victor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier - review
The technical and legal realities of Comcast’s Xbox cap spat
Rumor Roundup: iPad Mini Funding Favors, a Field Trip to Phish, and an Art.sy By Any Other Name

Actually, Not Every Review Of Windows 8 Is Horrible (MSFT)

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Microsoft's Windows 8 is shaping up to be the most controversial product in tech this year. It's a radical overhaul of the world's most popular operating system. Instead of the traditional desktop software we're accustomed to from Redmond, it will emphasize tiles similar to what it uses for its Windows...
Actually, Not Every Review Of Windows 8 Is Horrible (MSFT)

Eye-Fi releases 16GB Pro X2 wireless SD card, chops $20 from the price of the 8GB models

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Do you love wireless camera transfers, but lament the Eye-Fi's maximum 8GB of storage? Fortunately for you, the company is doubling the capacity of its flagship unit to 16GB for the demanding photographer in all of us. The 16GB Eye-Fi Pro X2 is a Class 10 SD card that...
Eye-Fi releases 16GB Pro X2 wireless SD card, chops $20 from the price of the 8GB models

In praise of short-termism

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The environmental movement generally lacks an appreciation for the imperatives of business. FORTUNE -- Peter Seligmann, the chairman and CEO of Conservation International, has a solution for our environmental ills: He wishes companies didn't have to report quarterly earnings. It's a familiar refrain for many who lament our society's short-term...
In praise of short-termism
Rumor Roundup: Jason Calacanis Appoints Himself Obi-Wan to Michael Arrington's Darth Vader

Engadget Primed: digital audio basics

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Primed goes in-depth on the technobabble you hear on Engadget every day -- we dig deep into each topic's history and how it benefits our lives. You can follow the series here. Looking to suggest a piece of technology for us to break down? Drop us a line at...
Engadget Primed: digital audio basics
Justice Department 'Complies' With FOIA Request For GPS Tracking Memos; Hands ACLU 111 Fully Redacted Pages

Audojo kick-starts iPad gaming case, we go hands-on (video)

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While many of us love playing games on the iPad, we often lament the lack of physical controls inherent to the platform. Audojo is hoping to change this with an iPad gaming case which is launching today on Kickstarter. The accessory works with any iPad 2 or newer, and...
Audojo kick-starts iPad gaming case, we go hands-on (video)

What's the most important invention in the history of food? | Open thread

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The Royal Society puts fridges at the top of the list, but tell us if you think cheese graters deserve a special mentionFellows of the Royal Society, Britain's most distinguished scientific institution, have judged refrigeration, pasteurisation and canning the most significant inventions in the history of food. They were followed...
What's the most important invention in the history of food? | Open thread
Where's my Knight Rider 2000? A MyFord Touch owner's lament

Commentary: It's time for our own crowdfunding law

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As you are probably well aware by now, Congress passed a federal crowdfunding law. This was really exciting. But the federal law is problematic for many, many reasons. What are the problems with the federal crowdfunding law? To name just a few: Companies won’t be able to use crowdfunding as...
Commentary: It's time for our own crowdfunding law

Gmail now has support for Cherokee language, adds virtual keyboard as well

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Gmail didn't become one of the world's most popular email services with just one language; indeed, it supports 56 languages, ranging from Simplified Chinese to Hebrew. As of today, however, that list has grown to 57. The Cherokee, or "jaw la gee" language, has just been added to Gmail...
Gmail now has support for Cherokee language, adds virtual keyboard as well
Justice Department 'Complies' With FOIA Request For GPS Tracking Memos; Hands ACLU 111 Fully Redacted Pages

With Google's 2012 Zeitgeist, You Won't Learn Much. Why?

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The post With Google’s 2012 Zeitgeist, You Won’t Learn Much. Why? appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.Guess what? This guy was big this year. Really! I think readers know that on balance, I’m a fan of Google. I recently switched to the Nexus 4 (more coming on that front...
With Google's 2012 Zeitgeist, You Won't Learn Much. Why?
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