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many different ways

Scientists Create a "Dow Jones" for Ocean Health

Is It a Tech Bubble? The Current Score

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(www.flickr.com/alexbrn) This weekend saw another flame war over whether the U.S. tech industry is in a "bubble" after New York Times reporter Nick Bilton wrote a story about high valuations for companies that have little or no revenue. When a company has no business model, investors refer to the valuation as...
Is It a Tech Bubble? The Current Score
Why does every app have to be social?

Man Who Gave Police The Finger Gets Federal Case Reinstated

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The middle finger, or flipping the bird, or digitus impudicus, is a wonderfully universal way to let someone know what you think of them. We recently told you the story of a delightful woman who fashioned her Christmas lights into the gesture as a way to help her neighbors get...
Man Who Gave Police The Finger Gets Federal Case Reinstated

Microsoft: Big possibilities for 'IllumiRoom' technology

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“Some companies talk about a reality distortion field — we’ve actually built one.” That is how Eric Rudder, Microsoft’s chief technical strategy officer, introduced the Redmond company’s IllumiRoom project at the Consumer Electronics Show this week, in the video above from the Samsung keynote. IllumiRoom is a research prototype...
Microsoft: Big possibilities for 'IllumiRoom' technology

Irish TV company RTE issues kits to help reporters file broadcast-quality footage from their iPhones

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Journalists using mobile phones to file copy and shoot video is nothing new, most mainstream media institutions provide some sort of mobile support for their production teams and those can be used in many different ways to create content. Interestingly though, the Irish broadcaster RTE is issuing iPhone accessory kits...
Irish TV company RTE issues kits to help reporters file broadcast-quality footage from their iPhones

Apple's WifiSLAM acquisition brings the company indoors, but can it keep up with Google?

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Since announcing it would boot Google Maps from iPhones last year at WWDC, Apple has struggled to keep its maps product competitive with that of Google’s. Apple’s results have been a mixed bag, with a handful of publications arguing its superiority over Google Maps, and a majority of others complaining...
Apple's WifiSLAM acquisition brings the company indoors, but can it keep up with Google?

The Real Problem With The Windows 8 User Interface - And It Isn't Touch

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I just finished setting up my second Windows 8 computer. The first one, a Lenovo Yoga ultrabook/tablet, has a touchscreen. The second one, a Lenovo desktop tower, is hooked up to a standard Dell flat-panel LCD monitor that I bought a few years ago. While I installing the last piece...
The Real Problem With The Windows 8 User Interface - And It Isn't Touch

Holy cow. This is blowing my mind in so many different ways. (via @ilona) http://bit.ly/bDS9HT

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Holy cow. This is blowing my mind in so many different ways. (via @ilona) http://bit.ly/bDS9HT

In "Seismic Shift," New COO De Castro Planning to Move Yahoo Ad Sales to Category Model (Backed Up by "Marissa Halo")

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In what will be a major shift in how the Silicon Valley Internet giant sells online advertising, Yahoo’s new COO Henrique De Castro has briefed employees on a plan to move its sales organization to a “category” model, according to numerous sources close to the situation. Simply put, that...
In "Seismic Shift," New COO De Castro Planning to Move Yahoo Ad Sales to Category Model (Backed Up by "Marissa Halo")

Wii U launch: make or break for Nintendo

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Nintendo pins future on console, which launches in UK amid swing towards gaming on smartphones and tabletsSix years after the Wii console took living rooms by storm, Nintendo is trying to capture the same success with its new Wii U, is to released in the UK overnight on Thursday.But the...
Wii U launch: make or break for Nintendo

How Google, Yahoo and Microsoft Think About Real-Time Search

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Perhaps inspired by the speed of the medium, the integration of real-time tweets and other updates into major search engines has happened more quickly than I might have expected. It’s pretty amazing that raw Twitter posts already show up by default right on Google search results pages (they’re a little...
How Google, Yahoo and Microsoft Think About Real-Time Search

A Fork in the Road for Online Privacy

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There are times when I feel like an outlier compared with my digital peers. At a time when many of them are happily sharing all kinds of information about their professional and personal lives, I’ve been somewhat cautious about revealing all of my cards to everyone on the Web because...
A Fork in the Road for Online Privacy

How to recycle your phone, PC and other tech gear

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Recycling has become mandatory in many states -- here's how to choose the many different ways to sell, recycle, or give away all your unused or unusable gadgets....
How to recycle your phone, PC and other tech gear

The United States of Craigslist

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There are many different ways to define geographic regions: some political and cultural, others purely economic. And of course, there are many different geographic scales - from municipalities and independent cities and counties to metropolitan areas, even mega-regions. The best indicators take us beyond political boundaries and to enable us...
The United States of Craigslist
Fake Twitter followers go for $18 per 1,000, RTs for 5 cents

Dell takes converged systems to small sites with PowerEdge VRTX

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Dell has introduced a converged computing, storage and networking system for small and remote offices, the PowerEdge VRTX, saying it will let customers deploy a system with virtualization in hours.Converged systems are playing a growing role in large enterprise data centers because of their ease of deployment. The VRTX,...
Dell takes converged systems to small sites with PowerEdge VRTX

DailyDirt: Visions Of The Future

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Digital cameras are getting better all the time, but our natural vision only seems to degrade over time. (Almost everyone over forty years old will suffer from some kind of presbyopia.) There may be technological solutions to improving human vision, but so far, projects like Google Glass are more about...
DailyDirt: Visions Of The Future

This is your brain on Mind Candy: Acton Smith on the future of Moshi Monsters

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The Dublin Web Summit is almost upon us and some of the finest startups and tech companies will be giving talks, taking part in discussions and of course networking like there’s no tomorrow. The event is a highlight on the international tech calendar and this year is set to be...
This is your brain on Mind Candy: Acton Smith on the future of Moshi Monsters

SoundCloud Hands Out Fellowships to Three New Yorkers

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Mr. Noël (Photo: SoundCloud) SoundCloud, the agreed-upon poster child for Berlin’s burgeoning startup scene, has been making aggressive moves here in the New World over the last year. So it came as no surprise when the company reached out to let us know that three users from “The city of...
SoundCloud Hands Out Fellowships to Three New Yorkers

RWW Recommends: The Best Mobile Payments App

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Mobile payments. The phrase has hit the popular conscious over the past several years as smartphones have permeated the lives of people around the world. Pay for anything you want without a plastic card, without cash, without your checkbook. Just use your smartphone to buy anything you want. There are...
RWW Recommends: The Best Mobile Payments App
Poor, cute bunnies likely to get eaten when the snow melts early

Love Data Valentines Day around the world

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Today, most of us celebrate love in one way or another – but how many different ways do you know? The Datablog found outValentine's day is today – February 14 – and a lot of us will be celebrating love in some way. Maybe you'll have a table for two...
Love Data Valentines Day around the world
Carbon in rocks from Mars comes from volcanoes, not life

A week with iPhone 4S: my first 10 apps

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For those of you just joining us for this adventure, you should know that I’m taking part in a real-life experiment in which I’m using an iPhone 4S for a week exclusively as my one and only smartphone. You should know, for context, that I generally use Android devices, having...
A week with iPhone 4S: my first 10 apps

How are you streaming? (Poll)

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With so many different ways to access Web-streaming services, what's your pick? [Read more]...
How are you streaming? (Poll)
Playfire Hits A Million Users Of Its Analytics For Gamers

Bit.ly Improves Their Popular URL Shortening API

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It is not uncommon to hear services promoting themselves as having more bandwidth, more storage and more speed. Despite this services like Twitter and SMS are incredibly popular even though you can only send one or two sentences at a time. The economy of these messaging services has made URL...
Bit.ly Improves Their Popular URL Shortening API

Everything You Need To Know About BitTorrent, The Legal (And Illegal) Way To Download Anything You Want

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You've probably got that tech-savvy friend who gets movies on his computer weeks before they officially come out on DVD. Or maybe he's acquiring books and albums put out by independent artists who actively encourage people to download their output for free. Odds are that this is being done via...
Everything You Need To Know About BitTorrent, The Legal (And Illegal) Way To Download Anything You Want

CD, DVD or SD: what's best for backups? | Ask Jack

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Like most of us, Hilary Gee wants to re-organise and set up a better backup system for the family's files. What's the best approach?I have just been re-reading your article on Backing up digital photos, and would like your opinion of using DVD-RAM discs for this purpose. I have used...
CD, DVD or SD: what's best for backups? | Ask Jack
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