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More MegaUpload Fallout As BitTorrent Search Engine BTjunkie Calls It Quits

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BTjunkie, a popular BitTorrent search service, has been ‘voluntarily’ shut down by its operator(s). In a goodbye message, BTjunkie writes: This is the end of the line my friends. The decision does not come easy, but we’ve decided to voluntarily shut down. We’ve been fighting for years for your right...
More MegaUpload Fallout As BitTorrent Search Engine BTjunkie Calls It Quits

Thousands Of Webcams Made Publicly Accessible By Software Bug

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26 models of Trendnet webcams have been identified as vulnerable to a bug that lets anyone tap into the video stream with just an IP address. The flaw was noted a month ago and the company has been working to alert people and patch the devices. Unfortunately, the company has...
Thousands Of Webcams Made Publicly Accessible By Software Bug

'A Pregnant CEO: In Whose Lifetime?'

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A 1992 speech takes on new meaning as Marissa Mayer announces her pregnancy....
'A Pregnant CEO: In Whose Lifetime?'

The Hottest Camera In The World Was Designed By A Surfer Who Just Wanted To Film His Tricks

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California surfer Nick Woodman was hoping to get some shots of himself surfing in Australia but couldn't afford to hire a professional photographer or equipment. Right then and there he came up with the idea for an inexpensive and durable mount camera that can capture action-packed video. Woodman moved...
The Hottest Camera In The World Was Designed By A Surfer Who Just Wanted To Film His Tricks

Study shows Facebook Timeline extends post lifetime, increases engagement by 13%

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According to a recent study by Sotrender, despite any gripes brands may have had, after having the (not so new anymore) Facebook Timeline forced upon them, the change has had a positive effect on fan engagement. With over a month passing since the changes took their final effect, Sotrender analyzed...
Study shows Facebook Timeline extends post lifetime, increases engagement by 13%

Search engine BTJunkie closes its doors

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BitTorrent search engine BTJunkie voluntarily shuttered its service today, leaving behind only a holding page with the dates 2005-2012 and a message for its users: "This is the end of the line my friends. The decision does not come easy, but we've decided to voluntarily shut down. We've been...
Search engine BTJunkie closes its doors

Interactive sheet music app Tonara takes on a $4 million Series A

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Today Tonara announced that it has raised a $4 million Series A round of funding led by Carmel Ventures, and participated in by the investors of its seed round, in which the company raised $750,000 in 2011. Tonara is an iOS application that displays sheet music, and follows users as they...
Interactive sheet music app Tonara takes on a $4 million Series A

New Magellan RoadMate GPS units navigate by landmarks, steer clear of pesky traffic cameras

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It's been a long while since Magellan comprehensively updated its RoadMate GPS mapping units, so the company's making up for lost time in style by introducing no less than seven new models in one shot. The RoadMate 2210, 2210T, 2220-LM, 2230T-LM, 5220-LM, 5230T-LM (pictured) and 5235T-LM all bring in...
New Magellan RoadMate GPS units navigate by landmarks, steer clear of pesky traffic cameras
Simple Is Now Available To The Public, Cofounder Alex Payne Moves On
Samsung reports 5 million Galaxy Notes shipped, will launch in Japan on April 6th with LTE

The Venus transit of a lifetime

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In a spectacular once-in-a-lifetime celestial event, the world watched as Venus passed by the sun. Crave collects some unique and stunning shots of the rare occurrence from so perspectives. [Read more]...
The Venus transit of a lifetime

Facebook rolls out ‘promote’ button to more U.S. pages, provides details on how it works

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Facebook is rolling out its new “promote” button for pages with more than 400 fans in the U.S., according to the Facebook Marketing page. The social network began testing the feature last month to make it easier for pages to increase the reach of their posts without going through the...
Facebook rolls out ‘promote’ button to more U.S. pages, provides details on how it works

Evernote Wants To Be The Automatic, Trusted Place To Store Your Life [Interview]

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Evernote, the multi-platform app that lets you capture notes, audio and images when you are on the go, and then access those mementos wherever you want to next, has carved out a position as one of the more consistently useful services out there for smartphone consumers. The growing number of...
Evernote Wants To Be The Automatic, Trusted Place To Store Your Life [Interview]

The fascinating story behind Playboy’s successful #FriskyFriday Twitter campaign

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Even if you don’t follow Playboy on Twitter, you have probably heard about something the company does every Friday using the hashtag #FriskyFriday. Basically, Playboy asks ladies to share pictures of themselves and then chooses a winner at the end of the day. The company gets tons of entries and...
The fascinating story behind Playboy’s successful #FriskyFriday Twitter campaign

AMD outs new G-Series APU, extends platform lifetime until 2017

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You may not have thought it possible, but today AMD is introducing a new G-Series APU that's even more efficient than previous models in the series. The G-T16R is built for super-low power, small form factor designs like set-top boxes, medical equipment and industrial control units. These new chips...
AMD outs new G-Series APU, extends platform lifetime until 2017

Kiip Extends Developer Fund Deadline, Sweetens Pot With Services And Advisors

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For game developers who thought about applying for the $100,000 Build Fund from rewards network Kiip but didn’t get around to it yet — good news! The deadline has been extended from today until May 30. And for those of you who weren’t planning to apply, well, the company is...
Kiip Extends Developer Fund Deadline, Sweetens Pot With Services And Advisors

Windows Phone 8 to support multi-core CPUs, HD resolutions, SD cards

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Microsoft is on stage at the Windows Phone Developer Summit offering us a bite of what's to come in Windows Phone 8, and one of the tastiest morsels may just be the noticeably more diverse hardware it will support. The new platform won't just support dual-core processors -- it...
Windows Phone 8 to support multi-core CPUs, HD resolutions, SD cards

Foursquare’s Tristan Walker departs, heads to Andreessen Horowitz

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One of the faces of Foursquare has announced his departure today. Business Development mogul Tristan Walker is headed to Andreessen Horowitz to take an “Entrepreneur in Residence” position, according to his blog: “Once in a lifetime, if you’re lucky, you nail your dream job. It happened to me a little...
Foursquare’s Tristan Walker departs, heads to Andreessen Horowitz

Everyme is 1 part Google+ and 1 part Path, and it actually solves some address book issues

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Sometimes you see apps and you ask yourself “Do I really need this?”, it’s pretty common to see functionality overlap in the world of mobile. There are plenty of photo sharing apps, micro social networking apps, and micro-micro social networking apps, but most of them require you to assemble the...
Everyme is 1 part Google+ and 1 part Path, and it actually solves some address book issues

Get a Magellan GPS with lifetime maps and traffic for $59.98

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This 4.3-inch model is refurbished, but it's also one of the best deals I've seen on a navigator with lifetime everything. [Read more]...
Get a Magellan GPS with lifetime maps and traffic for $59.98
Wi-Fi-only iPad could hit mainland China stores soon

116 years of Olympic medalists compared

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If you've paid any attention at all to the Olympics over your lifetime one thing may stand out to you -- every four years, records seem to crumble. We're getting faster and stronger, not because of evolution, but thanks to science. High speed video has us refining our form,...
116 years of Olympic medalists compared

Kiip extends deadline for its Build Fund, adds mentors and services to the program

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At the beginning of March, we told you about a new $100k developer fund from real-life rewards platform Kiip, and so far the response has been amazing. The excitement about the fund isn’t coming only from the developers who hope to get selected, it’s coming from other companies who are...
Kiip extends deadline for its Build Fund, adds mentors and services to the program

Gumroad’s CEO on great design and advice for young entrepreneurs

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Sahil Lavingia has a gift for building what people want. A look at his resume reveals he was a designer for Pinterest, built the iPhone app for Turntable.fm, and now he’s the founder of Gumroad, a startup with the modest ambition of enabling people to sell anything (a song, a...
Gumroad’s CEO on great design and advice for young entrepreneurs

Google Releases Version 1 of its Go Programming Language

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Go, the increasingly popular programming language Google first announced in late 2009, is now available in its first stable version. This release also marks the first time that a native support for Go is available to Windows users. Dart, another language developed by Google's engineers, is mostly meant for web applications, while...
Google Releases Version 1 of its Go Programming Language

TNW Pick of the Day: This iOS app will help you remember just about anything

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Don’t you wich you had a photographic memory, commonly referred to as “Eidetic?” To remember things on the fly, you have to train your brain to do so. Some people use flashcards, others were just born with the gift and have sharpened the talent over time. One iOS app, coincidentally...
TNW Pick of the Day: This iOS app will help you remember just about anything

Obvious Co. partner Lift releasing iPhone app to ‘achieve any goal’

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The Obvious Co.-backed company Lift has announced plans to launch an iPhone app that is a ‘simple, positive way to achieve any goal. The app, which is designed to help people achieve ‘any goal’ will be released in August. Back in August of last year Obvious Co. partners Biz Stone, Evan...
Obvious Co. partner Lift releasing iPhone app to ‘achieve any goal’

Box Updates Android App With New Collaboration Features, Commenting And More

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Cloud storage and collaboration platform Box is debuting a updated Android app today, which has been upgraded with a number of new collaboration features as well as support for several European languages. Box CEO and co-founder Aaron Levie tells us this is the biggest update to the company’s Android app...
Box Updates Android App With New Collaboration Features, Commenting And More

Twitter Partners With New York Times, WWE, BuzzFeed, And DailyMotion For Expanded Tweets

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News updates all day from your Fast Company editors.Twitter announced this afternoon that selected content partners could integrate photos, videos and audio directly into users' Twitter feeds--effectively bypassing the traditional 144 character post limit.A post on Twitter's company blog noted that followers of content partners "can now see content previews,...
Twitter Partners With New York Times, WWE, BuzzFeed, And DailyMotion For Expanded Tweets

ShareDesk launches its marketplace for spare desks and office spaces

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If you’re a company that has a few extra desks available, you know that it’s not a simple proposition to “rent” them out. You have to place an ad, figure out what to charge, and then of course collect the fees. A service called ShareDesk is taking care of all...
ShareDesk launches its marketplace for spare desks and office spaces
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