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Unlocking new phones now banned under DMCA, but carriers are in the clear

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It was great while it lasted, but the days of users legally unlocking their own phones is over. Back in October of last year, the Library of Congress added an exemption to the DMCA to allow folks to free their new phones for 90 days. That three month window...
Unlocking new phones now banned under DMCA, but carriers are in the clear

Apple's reported 'Lightning only' MFi terms restrict combo adapters

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The death of a Kickstarter project that promised a charging device with support for Lightning, legacy 30-pin iDevice and micro-USB interconnects has shed light on Apple's strict Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod terms and conditions....
Apple's reported 'Lightning only' MFi terms restrict combo adapters
Nyko unveils PlayPad Android gaming controllers to be released this fall

It came from "Metropolis": The legacy of a classic

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It came from "Metropolis": The legacy of a classic
HP releasing some webOS 3.0.5 components as 'Community Edition'

AT&T clarifies throttling on data plans

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AT&T clarified its data policies Thursday, saying it will slow data speeds for users who exceed either a monthly limit of 3GB of smartphone data or 5GB of data on the carrier’s 4G LTE network. The company, which switched to tiered data plans for new users in June 2010, had...
AT&T clarifies throttling on data plans

French startup Weemo gets $3M to bring its video collaboration tools to the U.S. (exclusive)

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale “Video is the new audio”, we often hear from startup founders who are setting their sights on large businesses. The latest startup in the video collaboration category is Weemo, a company that was founded by French entrepreneur and telecom exec...
French startup Weemo gets $3M to bring its video collaboration tools to the U.S. (exclusive)
BBC reportedly prepping 'Project Barcelona' video download service

It's Time To Let Politicians Know That Using Secretive Trade Agreements To Meddle With The Internet Is Unacceptable

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Last week, we noted how the anti-SOPA protest had woken up people around the globe to one of the legacy content industry's favorite tricks: sneaking dreadful IP expansionist policies through international trade agreements. In particular, it woke people up to ACTA, an agreement that was basically a done deal, and...
It's Time To Let Politicians Know That Using Secretive Trade Agreements To Meddle With The Internet Is Unacceptable

This Hack Turns Your iPad(s) Into a Tron-Style Keyboard

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One Adobe manager took it into his own hands to recreate the virtual keyboards as seen in Tron: Legacy using two iPads....
This Hack Turns Your iPad(s) Into a Tron-Style Keyboard
Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky' single finally available to download

Apple A6 SoC 'confirmed' to leverage 1GB of RAM

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Slides of Apple's A6 chip presented at the company's iPhone 5 debut event on Wednesday reveal the processor likely holds 1GB of RAM, double the amount found in the legacy iPhone 4 and 4S handsets....
Apple A6 SoC 'confirmed' to leverage 1GB of RAM

For Dell, Consolidation Is Innovation

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Dell just announced a unified system of servers, storage, networking and software that employs technology from several of the companies it has purchased in the last few years. Having so many new products, the company argues, saves it from supporting legacy businesses with its R&D....
For Dell, Consolidation Is Innovation

Ridiculous: SEC Boss Refused To Move Forward On Required Crowdfunding Rules To Protect Her 'Legacy'

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Earlier this year, the JOBS Act passed Congress with widespread bipartisan support, and was signed into law by the President. There were a few different pieces involved, but one that got plenty of attention was the opening up of crowdfunding for equity (i.e., owning actual shares in a company). In...
Ridiculous: SEC Boss Refused To Move Forward On Required Crowdfunding Rules To Protect Her 'Legacy'
Microsoft licenses file system patents to BlackBerry maker RIM

Windows RT can be tweaked to run desktop apps, hacker says

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Running traditional desktop apps on Windows RT may be one step closer to reality, thanks to a vulnerability that a hacker claims lets you run any desktop app on the ARM version of Windows. A hacker called 'clrokr' recently detailed the Windows RT exploit, which requires manipulating a part...
Windows RT can be tweaked to run desktop apps, hacker says
Tour a legacy of iconic art and design with the Eames timeline

Man skydives from 13 miles above Earth, isn't satisfied (video)

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Your worst nightmares? Felix Baumgartner's breakfast. Determined to cement his legacy in the Pantheon of Daredevilry, the famed skydiver successfully leapt from an altitude of more than 70,000 feet last week -- and that was just a trial. It's all part of Baumgartner's attempt to complete a record-breaking 120,000...
Man skydives from 13 miles above Earth, isn't satisfied (video)

Office 15 Beta Slated for Summer, Time to Move to Office 2010

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The next generation of the Microsoft Office productivity suite is looming on the horizon--a cue for those clinging to legacy versions to finally switch to Office 2010....
Office 15 Beta Slated for Summer, Time to Move to Office 2010

Joomla And WordPress: A Matter Of Mental Models

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  Open-source content management systems (CMS) are a large family of Web applications, but if we’re looking for stability, performance and average technical requirements, we’ll come up with a handful of options. In the past, choosing the “right” CMS was a matter of the project’s requirements, but now this is...
Joomla And WordPress: A Matter Of Mental Models

Dual-mic MacBook Air expected at WWDC, legacy MacBook Pro to remain without update

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While Apple's MacBook Air is rumored to receive an updated a dual-microphone system that would help with voice-driven features like dictation, the company's legacy MacBook Pro will not receive a hardware update at WWDC, a well-connected insider claims.    ...
Dual-mic MacBook Air expected at WWDC, legacy MacBook Pro to remain without update

Jolla expects Sailfish SDK to reach developers in early Q1 2013

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Developers looking to carry on part of the MeeGo legacy have been wondering when Jolla would publish a usable SDK for Sailfish OS. It hasn't taken long to find out: the company has updated its wiki to tell us that the programming kit arrives early into the first quarter...
Jolla expects Sailfish SDK to reach developers in early Q1 2013

Windows Phone: Microsoft is pulling out of its tailspin

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The latest U.S. smartphone market share numbers are out from comScore Networks this morning, showing Microsoft posting a slight gain in mobile subscribers for the three months ending in May — up one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.0 percent, compared with the three months ending in February. The result...
Windows Phone: Microsoft is pulling out of its tailspin
General Assembly: Big Data, Cloud Services On The Curriculum As Tech Ed Startup Opens London Branch

AUDIO: Swartz was on 'guerrilla crusade'

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A friend of web activist Aaron Swartz, who has committed suicide at the age of 27, has been talking about his life and legacy....
AUDIO: Swartz was on 'guerrilla crusade'

Why Magazines Are Using Digital To Boost Prices, Not Bolster Innovation

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Well, this is disappointing. As magazines make the transition from print to pixels, some publishers are using the move as an opportunity to jack up their prices - in some cases, to more than they were charging for print editions. And that's for tablet versions that are too often crappy...
Why Magazines Are Using Digital To Boost Prices, Not Bolster Innovation

Viewpoint: Steve Jobs's legacy

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One year after his death, Apple's co-founder is missed in Silicon Valley...
Viewpoint: Steve Jobs's legacy

Remembering The Legacy Of President Bush [image]

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Remembering The Legacy Of President Bush [image]

Dow cannot run from the legacy of Bhopal by sponsoring 'Run For Water' events

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Dow cannot run from the legacy of Bhopal by sponsoring 'Run For Water' events

Michael Vick Dog Dies of Cancer, Had Legacy of Helping Animals http://ow.ly/1w1Eh

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Michael Vick Dog Dies of Cancer, Had Legacy of Helping Animals http://ow.ly/1w1Eh
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