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Google Makes Its Austin Fiber Plans Official: Texas City Will Be Connected By Mid-2014

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Google has finally made it official: Austin will be the second city, after Kansas City, for Google Fiber, its high-speed broadband and TV service. The news, made at an announcement in Austin just now, comes after three years of campaigning by the city. The aim is for the first homes...
Google Makes Its Austin Fiber Plans Official: Texas City Will Be Connected By Mid-2014

Richard Marx And How Not To Act In The Internet Era

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A year ago, Mike presented at Midem, discussing how being more open, honest and awesome to the public and to your fans is a recipe for musical success in the internet era. It sounds like an easy concept, but it's one that few do really well. It means connecting with your...
Richard Marx And How Not To Act In The Internet Era

Video released of police raiding Kim DotCom's mansion

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As the raids on Megaupload's founder's home are under continuing scrutiny by New Zealand's high court, a local TV station releases video showing massive force by elite police units. [Read more]...
Video released of police raiding Kim DotCom's mansion

Poor John McAfee: Belize Police Arrested The Antivirus Icon And Killed His Dog

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A guy whose name is synonymous with antivirus software, John McAfee, had an awfully bad week. Belize police raided his home last week and killed his dog, reports Network World. McAfee was one of the first people to design antivirus software. He launched McAfee Associates in 1989. In 2010, Intel bought...
Poor John McAfee: Belize Police Arrested The Antivirus Icon And Killed His Dog
Apple Mimics Facebook With High Desert Data Center

Oculus Rift lead engineer and co-founder Andrew Reisse killed

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33-year-old Andrew Reisse, co-founder of Oculus VR and lead engineer on the Oculus Rift head-mounted virtual reality display, was killed Thursday evening in Santa Ana, California, while crossing the street at a cross walk. Reisse was struck by a speeding car involved in a high-speed police chase. Andrew Reisse...
Oculus Rift lead engineer and co-founder Andrew Reisse killed

Tunisia celebrates its first National Day for Internet Freedom, still struggles with what that freedom means

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Tunisia has declared March 13 as its National Day for Internet Freedom. The celebration comes just one day after World Day Against Censorship, as well as an apparent attack by Tunisian members of Anonymous on Islamist-owned websites in the country. Tunisia is still on Reporters without Borders (RWB) list of...
Tunisia celebrates its first National Day for Internet Freedom, still struggles with what that freedom means

Richard Marx And How Not To Act In The Internet Era

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A year ago, Mike presented at Midem, discussing how being more open, honest and awesome to the public and to your fans is a recipe for musical success in the internet era. It sounds like an easy concept, but it's one that few do really well. It means connecting with your...
Richard Marx And How Not To Act In The Internet Era
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Google Fiber Is Coming to Austin, Eventually

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So it’s increasingly looking like Austin, Texas, is going to be the second market for Google Fiber. Having yesterday sent out invitations to a bunch of reporters about a “very important announcement,” speculation quickly turned to Google Fiber, the one-gigabit service that is about 100 times faster than speeds available...
Google Fiber Is Coming to Austin, Eventually

Social Networks Play a Major Part in How We Get News [STATS]

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The latest study from Pew Internet analyzes the news consumers in America and various different ways of finding news. Based on a sample of 2,259 adults, the study reveals that three fourths of the people (75%) who find news online get it either forwarded through email or posts on...
Social Networks Play a Major Part in How We Get News [STATS]

Media Monkey's Diary: John Witherow, Petronella Wyatt's undies and Twitter

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✒It is nearly six months since Peter Rippon stepped aside as editor of Newsnight at the height of the Savile saga on 22 October. Less than two months later, with the publication of the Pollard report on 19 December, it was announced he would not be returning to the BBC2...
Media Monkey's Diary: John Witherow, Petronella Wyatt's undies and Twitter
Circa's New iOS App Will Change The Way You Consume News

The Final Frontier: WiFi Hack Broadcasts Porn On Best Buy TVs

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Signal hacking, which probably reached its Zenith with the infamous and surreal "Max Headroom" hack of a Chicago TV broadcast in 1987, may be making a bit of a comeback with the advent of WiFi enabled Smart TVs. That's one possibility suggested by the WiFi hack of a South Carolina...
The Final Frontier: WiFi Hack Broadcasts Porn On Best Buy TVs

A Day in the Life of a Poison Center

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The Illinois Poison Control Center posted stories of the 282 calls they took in one day. The calls range from requests for information to emergency room consultations. Here is a small sample: # An adult female called worried because she took 2 Aleve® for her headache and then noticed that...
A Day in the Life of a Poison Center

The President of the United States Visits Intel Again (Video)

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The president of the United States loves Intel. A day after delivering his annual State of the Union Address before a joint session of Congress Tuesday night, President Obama paid the second visit of his presidency to an Intel facility, this one in Chandler, Arizona. The first was last year...
The President of the United States Visits Intel Again (Video)

iPhone Scam: Homeless men in Memphis get taken for a ride

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A local TV station's report triggers a Secret Service investigation. FORTUNE -- Sabrina Hall did a good job reporting a nasty little scam involving iPhones, carrier subsidies and homeless men willing to put their credit ratings on the line. Hall is a reporter for WREG-TV, the CBS affiliate in Memphis,...
iPhone Scam: Homeless men in Memphis get taken for a ride
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