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Rogers adopts sane device unlocking policy, $8 pay-per-use US roaming

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Rogers has had an unlocking policy in place for awhile, but it isn't what most would call reasonable: an unlock isn't even an option until the contract is over, which could involve a 3-year wait and obsolete hardware that isn't worth the effort. Logic is about to prevail, thanks...
Rogers adopts sane device unlocking policy, $8 pay-per-use US roaming
Google cracking down on sites that rip MP3s from YouTube videos

Pixil.info - How to Use iPad as Midi Controller for Logic

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Pixil.info - How to Use iPad as Midi Controller for Logic

Flash Valet’s mobile app accelerates your car’s return

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Folks that like valet parking may like it even more thanks to Flash Valet, a new mobile app and platform that speeds both your car’s return as well as your valet payment. The product, from Klever Logic, was born from a realistic use case: “Daniela, wife of one of the...
Flash Valet’s mobile app accelerates your car’s return
There's A Science To Attracting Engaged Followers On Social Media

Why Investors Think Pinterest Will Easily Be Worth $5 Billion

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Pinterest was founded two years ago. Now VCs say they'd invest at a $1 billion valuation if Pinterest were to raise a new round. That means they think Pinterest will be worth anywhere between $3 and $10 billion. (Nobody invests to make zero return. They invest to make a...
Why Investors Think Pinterest Will Easily Be Worth $5 Billion

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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As we learned (though were hardly surprised by) this week, the MPAA doesn't take kindly to the suggestion that it should have to consider fair use when sending DMCA notices. The irony of this was not lost on anyone, and indeed both of our most insightful comments of the...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

Pentagram redesigns NYC's parking signs so that they actually make sense

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The fine folks at Pentagram have teamed up with New York City to redesign Midtown’s commercial parking signs. Like we expected, given Pentagram’s prestige, the results are quite beautiful. As Matt Chaban of The Observer notes, no longer are parking PhDs required. Yes, the term “beautiful” may seem like a stretch to...
Pentagram redesigns NYC's parking signs so that they actually make sense

Filmmaker Compares Copyleft Supporters To Anti-Gay-Marriage Advocates

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Oh, where to begin with this one. Once upon a time, in an internet far, far away, there was a Facebook page and a blog (that barely anyone paid attention to) masquerading as some kind of grass roots upheval in favor of the copyright cartels. It was called Creative America,...
Filmmaker Compares Copyleft Supporters To Anti-Gay-Marriage Advocates

Startups, it's okay to be promiscuous when it comes to accelerators

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This is a guest post by entrepreneur Agu De Marco In the international startup world, there are numerous options when it comes to accelerators. Those options are even greater if you have a solid idea, strong team, and a sound execution plan. Being a startup from Argentina, our team could...
Startups, it's okay to be promiscuous when it comes to accelerators
Syria Cut Off From The Internet Again

Oh Look, UK Piracy Statistics Are Based On Nonsense Too

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A recent GAO study found claims of piracy's supposedly-devastating impact on the economy (shockingly) usually aren't based on real science -- despite the fact that such claims (which usually originate from the entertainment or software industries) are repeatedly parroted by government officials. The study also found that there were a...
Oh Look, UK Piracy Statistics Are Based On Nonsense Too

APPLE STOCK BLOWS THROUGH $600: Vote Here On Where It's Going Next!

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Apple stock soared through the $600 barrier today! (It hit $600.01 in pre-market trading.) Then promptly tanked back to $585 when wimpy Deutsche Bank took the stock off its short-term "buy" list. (Deutsche Bank's logic? The stock just popped 50% in three months. Don't be a pig!) So where's...
APPLE STOCK BLOWS THROUGH $600: Vote Here On Where It's Going Next!

Mystery Samsung phone with Snapdragon S4 pops up in benchmarks, may or may not be Verizon's Galaxy S III

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While pre-release benchmarks have a very hit or miss record for clues as to what future devices will bring, they almost always raise eyebrows. Nowhere is that more true than in a round of NenaMark2 testing uncovered this weekend: a previously unknown Samsung SCH-i535 for Verizon has tipped up...
Mystery Samsung phone with Snapdragon S4 pops up in benchmarks, may or may not be Verizon's Galaxy S III
Reports that Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 will be priced above $1,000 likely inaccurate

Thin client vendor Pano Logic stealthily closes doors

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Virtual desktop vendor and thin client manufacturer Pano Logic has gone out of business. While there has not been any official confirmation by the company either by press release or a website update other than some sections removed, Pano Logic's former PR firm has acknowledged the shut down. The rapid...
Thin client vendor Pano Logic stealthily closes doors

500px iOS app back in App Store with mature rating and easier photo reporting after nudity issues

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The 500px app for iOS has returned to the App Store after being removed by Apple for nude content, reports Techcrunch. The app has been saddled with a ‘Mature’ 17+ rating and a button that allows for easy reporting of questionable content. The app had been removed by Apple after...
500px iOS app back in App Store with mature rating and easier photo reporting after nudity issues
Startups learn a painful lesson: The 'Dropbox effect' is a myth

Unpaid Huffington Post Bloggers Remain Unpaid

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Turns out you can’t give away your work, then demand to get paid after the fact. What? You already knew this? Then you were ahead of the U.S. judicial system, which had to spend the last year on a silly class action suit brought by a former Huffington Post contributor....
Unpaid Huffington Post Bloggers Remain Unpaid

Windows 8 Release Candidate + Internet Explorer 10 likely due mid-year

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Just as a heads up, this post is based on leaked information that was current, and confidential, at Microsoft at the very end of 2011. Also, this post leans on the commentary of Mary Jo Foley on ZDNet, and myself. This is not gospel, but it also is certainly not...
Windows 8 Release Candidate + Internet Explorer 10 likely due mid-year

This blogpost will cause lasting damage to children's brains | Dean Burnett

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Susan Greenfield has warned of the danger to children presented by the internet, video games and online porn, but that's nothing compared with the threat posed by this blogpostBaroness Susan Greenfield has yet again been warning of the dangers posed to children by some form of electronic media, this time...
This blogpost will cause lasting damage to children's brains | Dean Burnett

News: Microsoft: No new Xbox in 2012

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Microsoft France's director of marketing has made it clear that we will not see a new Xbox console in 2012, despite rumours to the contrary. "We're in an industry that talks a lot, that likes to tell stories. I am not convinced things will happen this year," he told...
News: Microsoft: No new Xbox in 2012

Instart Logic hopes to profit from speeding up Web sites

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With technology that speeds communications between Web browsers and Web servers, a Silicon Valley startup wants to win customers away from Net giants such as Akamai. [Read more]...
Instart Logic hopes to profit from speeding up Web sites

Amazon Broadens Its Computing Reach

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The company's Web services computing arm has started selling application-building tools for everything from financial reporting to the logic in a multiplayer online game. Its latest offering widens its appeal from a geeky science project to a mainstream business product....
Amazon Broadens Its Computing Reach

Flickr tries to stay relevant, introducing new pricing options for Pro subscriptions

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Once the premiere community for photographers, Flickr has struggled to stay relevant in recent years. The company has been slow to innovate and adapt, facing fierce competition from hot alternatives like Facebook and Instagram. But for photographers who remain committed to Flickr as their platform of choice, the Pro account...
Flickr tries to stay relevant, introducing new pricing options for Pro subscriptions

Algebra in Wonderland -Alice has slid down from a world governed by the logic of universal arithmetic .. ★ http://j.mp/cd3AmG

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Algebra in Wonderland -Alice has slid down from a world governed by the logic of universal arithmetic .. ★ http://j.mp/cd3AmG

Investors Don't Like Acqui-hires

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Sarah Lacy wrote about acqui-hires this weekend on Pando Daily. She got some things wrong. The main problem is her argument doesn’t work on its face. The logic breaks. She says that all the interested parties love acqui-hires – entrepreneurs get an easy out, buyers get engineers, and investors get...
Investors Don't Like Acqui-hires

Flash back: "Oldtweets" is a search engine for the first year of Twitter

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Reminiscent of Google’s awesome but short-lived 2001 search index, Oldtweets is a search engine for the first year of Twitter. In other words, if you’re looking for a time capsule: here it is. More than anything, it really is fun to look back at our past. This search engine reveals...
Flash back: "Oldtweets" is a search engine for the first year of Twitter

128GB iPhones and iPads may be coming sooner than later

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If you're an iOS user who is constantly running out of storage space on your iPad or iPhone, there might be some light on the horizon. Some of the most recent developer betas of iOS 6.1 include firmware support for iOS devices with 128GB of flash storage. While current...
128GB iPhones and iPads may be coming sooner than later

Ben Horowitz on why Andreessen Horowitz backed Picplz and still stands to make $78M from Instagram

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The New York Times caused controversy this weekend after it published a story claiming that top VC firm Andreessen Horowitz “fumbled” its investment in Instagram, losing million of dollars by backing photo-sharing rival Picplz over the company that Facebook will acquire for $1 billion. As we already pointed out, the NYT...
Ben Horowitz on why Andreessen Horowitz backed Picplz and still stands to make $78M from Instagram
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