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How Disruption Works: Job Loss Isn't Really Job Loss
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Watch this DARPA robot climb, leap, and walk past obstacles

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A video from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency shows a highly agile robot capable of navigating some serious obstructions. [Read more]...
Watch this DARPA robot climb, leap, and walk past obstacles

Microsoft's "Magic Wall" Tech on Windows 8 Laptops & Tablets by Next Year

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Microsoft announced its acquisition of Perceptive Pixel just as it was preparing to launch Windows 8, Office 13 and the Surface tablet. The timing wasn't by chance: The maker of huge multi-touch screens - check out CNN's eight-foot "magic wall" - is an integral part of software giant's bet-the-company leap...
Microsoft's "Magic Wall" Tech on Windows 8 Laptops & Tablets by Next Year

Opera: iOS regains top spot for ad network traffic Q1 2013, remains most lucrative platform

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Opera has released its latest State of Mobile Advertising report which sees iOS regain its position as the top mobile platform based on advertising impressions, after Android took the crown during its previous report for the fourth quarter of 2012. The leap-frogging between the two rival operating systems demonstrates how...
Opera: iOS regains top spot for ad network traffic Q1 2013, remains most lucrative platform

Just in time for iPhone 5, AT&T activates LTE in Seattle, Portland

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AT&T announced this morning that it has turned on its 4G LTE wireless network in Seattle and Portland, as the company prepares for the launch of the LTE-enabled iPhone 5 later this week. Users of existing LTE-enabled devices on AT&T’s network should also see the benefits of the upgrade. LTE...
Just in time for iPhone 5, AT&T activates LTE in Seattle, Portland
A year after going mobile, Aviary powers 1 billion photo edits, nabs 2,000 partners

SpaceX's 'Grasshopper' vertical takeoff / vertical landing rocket takes its first small leap (video)

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This test-firing may not match the flame of earlier demonstrations, but SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted out a brief video of another setup it's testing, the "Grasshopper" reusable vertical takeoff, vertical landing rocket. While the first hop would've been shamed in any interstellar dunk contest, future tests will range...
SpaceX's 'Grasshopper' vertical takeoff / vertical landing rocket takes its first small leap (video)

Leap Motion controllers to ship in mid-May for $80

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The innovative gesture-control system includes software and hardware. The company will launch Airspace, its app store, in mid-May as well. [Read more]...
Leap Motion controllers to ship in mid-May for $80
School District Dumps $2 Million 'Online Textbook' Program After Discovering Some Students Can't Afford Broadband

Tradeshift partners with Intuit to bring its social invoicing platform to more than 5m QuickBooks users

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Tradeshift, which already has some pretty big partners on its books, has today announced a “multi-million dollar” deal with Intuit that will see the company’s social invoicing and payments service made available to users of the QuickBooks accounting software. Tradeshift started out as a fresh way to handle invoicing online,...
Tradeshift partners with Intuit to bring its social invoicing platform to more than 5m QuickBooks users

New Cloud Foundry app validates cloud portability

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Cloud Foundry wants its Platform as a Service to be the basis for a wide array of such services going forward — a sort of super Paas foundation. And so far, it’s got some promising partners in that effort: AppFog, Uhuru, ActiveState, and Tier 3 Network all provide PaaS offerings based on...
New Cloud Foundry app validates cloud portability

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean review: a look at what's changed in Google's mobile OS

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Google's next iteration of Android wasn't quite the full-point release jump that many of you were perhaps anticipating. Rather than using Google I/O 2012 as the launching pad for Android 5.0, we're being formally introduced to v4.1 -- a mere 0.1 ahead of where Ice Cream Sandwich placed us...
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean review: a look at what's changed in Google's mobile OS

My Week With Android, Or Why I'm Buying An iPhone 5

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Not long ago, I did a very bad thing: I dropped my iPhone 4 and cracked the screen. I was very sad, but the experience proved useful as it forced me to face up to my phone future. Did I want a new iPhone 5 or was it time to...
My Week With Android, Or Why I'm Buying An iPhone 5

Never use the spacebar again: SwiftKey’s new Android keyboard knows the words you want

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SwiftKey‘s smart Android keyboard plug-in is taking another leap forward today with the beta launch of a new version that means you’ll probably never need to use the spacebar again. SwiftKey 3 Beta is being described as ‘next generation auto-correct’ because thanks to its patent-pending Smart Space feature, you can...
Never use the spacebar again: SwiftKey’s new Android keyboard knows the words you want

The Unstoppable Rise Of Mobile Commerce

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Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. Tablets And Smartphones Leap To One-Fifth Of E-Commerce Traffic (Monetate)First it was comScore, which reported that U.S. mobile commerce grew 31% in the first quarter of 2013...
The Unstoppable Rise Of Mobile Commerce

Viddy takes social video to the next level: Officially opens up its API

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Today, social video sharing site Viddy has made a huge leap towards becoming a powerhouse. The company has announced the availability of its API, which will allow developers to build around the platform and come up with new ways to share videos. In a blog post, the company has challenged...
Viddy takes social video to the next level: Officially opens up its API

PSA: Sprint LTE goes live today, honest and for true

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Sprint's decision to take its LTE live in Kansas City marked a short prelude to a full orchestral performance -- the carrier's upgraded 4G network is now official. Kansas City and St. Joseph in Kansas, as well as 13 urban areas in Georgia and Texas, are taking the leap...
PSA: Sprint LTE goes live today, honest and for true
Verizon preparing to raise FiOS broadband speeds and prices?
Hype-emitting diodes: dreaming of an OLED TV future
China takes the lead worldwide in iOS and Android activations

Google TV adds “Trending” section with suggestions based on Google search trends

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For those of us who haven’t made the leap to Google TV yet, the company is tweaking the experience to lure us into giving it another look. The Google TV team announced some features today for its TV & Movies app that will make watching TV and movies on Google...
Google TV adds “Trending” section with suggestions based on Google search trends

SingleHop launches Public Cloud to give customers "elastic" cloud infrastructure

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SingleHop, a Chicago-based infrastructure-as-a-service startup that manages some 12,000 servers for 5,000 clients, is today launching the SingleHop Public Cloud service. The service will allow SingleHop customers to utilize the VMWare cloud platform without having to deal with all of the technical aspects of its back-end — SingleHop is...
SingleHop launches Public Cloud to give customers "elastic" cloud infrastructure
Twitter Launches Twitter Amplify For Real-Time Videos In Stream, Partnering With BBC, Fox, Fuse And Weather Channel

New York City's Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot On Bringing Innovation Into Government [TCTV]

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[tc_5min code="517695770"] City governments here in the United States aren’t typically known as early adopters of the latest in technology and innovation — that means that New York City’s first-ever Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot has a pretty big job on her hands. So it was great to have the...
New York City's Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot On Bringing Innovation Into Government [TCTV]

WSJ: Google developing streaming home-entertainment system

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The Wall Street Journal is out with a new report today saying that Google is currently developing its own streaming home-entertainment system. The home-entertainment system will reportedly be music based, and would be streamed over user’s home networks. Users could then control music with their handsets, preferably Android. If the...
WSJ: Google developing streaming home-entertainment system

PSA: T-Mobile's Windows Phone 8X, Lumia 810 on sale today

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After what's seemed like an interminable wait, Microsoft's freshly baked Windows Phone 8 devices are finally beginning to flood the US market. And if you happen to be a subscriber on lady Magenta, well then, mark today as the day you can claim the 8X or Lumia 810 as...
PSA: T-Mobile's Windows Phone 8X, Lumia 810 on sale today

In-Cell Touch Technology Could Help Apple Reduce Next iPhone's Thickness by 15%

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Following last week's rumor that Apple is looking to adopt thinner in-cell touch technology for the display of the next-generation iPhone, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who recently took on a new position with KGI Securities, has issued a report looking at how that change could help Apple reduce the thickness of...
In-Cell Touch Technology Could Help Apple Reduce Next iPhone's Thickness by 15%

Superman leap makes Fordham player a viral video hit - Big League Stew - MLB Blog - Yahoo! Sports

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Superman leap makes Fordham player a viral video hit - Big League Stew - MLB Blog - Yahoo! Sports

Pics.io Wants To Bring A Collaborative, RAW-Based Photo Editing Workflow To The Browser

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A new startup called Pics.io out of the Ukraine hopes to take the next big leap in the online photography workflow, by making browser-based, fully collaborative RAW image file processing a reality. The team has plenty of experience working in digital photography, and is now looking for funding to...
Pics.io Wants To Bring A Collaborative, RAW-Based Photo Editing Workflow To The Browser
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