march 17

march 17

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of the Week

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This week we have four newcomers in our chart. Oz the Great and Powerful is the most downloaded movie. The data for our weekly download chart is collected by TorrentFreak, and is for informational and educational reference only. All the movies in the list are BD/DVDrips unless stated otherwise. RSS...
Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of the Week

Infinite Loop: Analyzing Apple from the Outside liveblog

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For a company that's being so relentlessly scrutinized, it's almost baffling that Apple can still wheel out the odd surprise every now and again. We've assembled a gaggle of professional Cupertino-watchers to join our Tim on stage to hash out where Apple's been, where it's going and if Sir...
Infinite Loop: Analyzing Apple from the Outside liveblog

Live from Expand: Space Exploration After the Shuttle (video)

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Space travel's undergone a major transformation over the past few decades, with the end of the shuttle and the rise of commercial companies. We'll be joined by representatives from Google Lunar X Prize, NASA, LiftPort and the International Space Station. March 17, 2013 12:30 PM EST For a full...
Live from Expand: Space Exploration After the Shuttle (video)

Live from Expand: Better Living Through Technology (video)

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Emerging technologies have the potential to impact our health and well being, and we'll be talking with Ekso Bionics' Co-founder & CTO Russ Angold and Intuitive Surgical's Senior Director of Research Catherine Mohr to find out how. March 17, 2013 6:15 PM EDT For a full list of Expand...
Live from Expand: Better Living Through Technology (video)

FCC: Cost is the Biggest Barrier to Broadband Adoption in the US

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FCC has a report on broadband adoption in the US, based on a survey of 5,005 Americans in October and November 2009.The report found that 78 percent of adults are Internet users, and 65 percent of adults are broadband adopters. It then divides users who haven’t got broadband into...
FCC: Cost is the Biggest Barrier to Broadband Adoption in the US

China’s top Web firms pledge to fight “harmful information” online, following coup rumors

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Three of China’s most influential Internet companies — Baidu, Sina and Tencent — have vowed to better manage their online platforms more carefully against rumors in the wake of widespread political speculation, according to an AFP report. The heightened rumors saw the Chinese government take action last month, closing a...
China’s top Web firms pledge to fight “harmful information” online, following coup rumors

India Court Asks Essar, Loop Founders to Appear on March 17

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An Indian judge has asked the founders of the Essar and Loop groups to appear in court on March 17 to face charges of conspiracy and cheating in the allegedly rigged sale of telecom licenses and bandwidth in 2008....
India Court Asks Essar, Loop Founders to Appear on March 17

Robopocalypse: Now liveblog

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We'll be discussing the history and near-future of robotics with luminaries from Willow Garage, Boston Dynamics (yes, the people behind Big Dog) and 3D Robotics. Our editor-in-chief, Tim Stevens, is orchestrating proceedings and we'll be liveblogging the whole event right here... in just a few minutes. March 17, 2013...
Robopocalypse: Now liveblog

Space Exploration After the Shuttle liveblog

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America's space shuttle program may have come to an end when Atlantis was laid to rest at the Kennedy Space Center, but that's done nothing to dampen our interest in the universe through which we float. NASA's Curiosity captivates us with pictures and data from the Martian surface, and...
Space Exploration After the Shuttle liveblog

Live from Expand: DJ Spooky

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We'll be joined onstage by artist, writer and musician DJ Spooky, That Subliminal Kid to discuss technology's impact on music. March 17, 2013 5:00 PM EDT For a full list of Expand sessions, be sure to check out our event hub.Filed under: MiscComments...
Live from Expand: DJ Spooky

Toshiba to expand U.S. tablet offerings in 2013

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Toshiba has expansion plans for its U.S. tablet offerings later this year as it explores more screen sizes and price points. The company will introduce new Windows 8 and Android tablets at multiple price ranges in the United States, said Carl Pinto, vice president of marketing at Toshiba America...
Toshiba to expand U.S. tablet offerings in 2013

Ahead Of SXSW, Ride-Sharing Startup SideCar Prepares For Fight With Austin Authorities

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By all accounts, next week’s SXSW Interactive conference should be huge for ride-sharing startup SideCar. The company will be partnering with a number of the biggest names in tech to provide free rides to and from parties being thrown during the event, as a way to introduce the service to...
Ahead Of SXSW, Ride-Sharing Startup SideCar Prepares For Fight With Austin Authorities

In Conversation with Sheldon Brown from Toyota Technical Center, USA liveblog

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Toyota is no stranger to the hybrid realm and it has already introduced the fully-electric RAV4 EV SUV. Join us for this session where editor-in-chief Tim Stevens chats up Sheldon Brown, executive program manager of the product development office, Toyota Technical Center, USA, Inc. There's sure to be some...
In Conversation with Sheldon Brown from Toyota Technical Center, USA liveblog

Live from Expand: Infinite Loop: Analyzing Apple from the Outside (video)

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Engadget Editor-in-Chief Tim Stevens will be joined on-stage by Victor Agreda Jr. (The Unofficial Apple Weblog), Gene Munster and MG Siegler (TechCrunch) to discuss the history of Apple's products -- along with the company's future. March 17, 2013 7:15 PM EDT For a full list of Expand sessions, be...
Live from Expand: Infinite Loop: Analyzing Apple from the Outside (video)

Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus gets UK release date

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Samsung will begin shipping its Galaxy Ace Plus smartphone in the UK tomorrow, March 17. The mid-range handset, announced in January, sports a slightly larger display than its predecessor, the Galaxy Ace. The refreshed model also bumps up processor speed.......
Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus gets UK release date

Canon EOS 5D Mark II firmware to arrive week of March 17

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Canon EOS 5D Mark II firmware to arrive week of March 17
Playhaven developer fired for making sexual jokes after SendGrid's developer evangelist outs him on Twitter
Adria Richards speaks on women, men, and tech ... but not a certain fired developer

Valve partner Xi3 taking pre-orders for $999 'Steam Box' gaming PC

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Two months ago at the Consumer Electronics Show, hardware manufacturer Xi3 and Valve announced a “development stage system optimized for computer gameplay on large high-definition television monitors” — essentially, a device that can run Steam-based games on your TV. Now, the hardware codenamed “Piston” is now available for pre-order for $999. Those who place...
Valve partner Xi3 taking pre-orders for $999 'Steam Box' gaming PC
The best writing of the week, March 17

Live from Expand: Ask The Editors (video)

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You've already had the chance to hear from our parade of speakers, but now's the time to ask us some questions! So, what do you want to know? March 17, 2013 8:00 PM EDT For a full list of Expand sessions, be sure to check out our event hub.Comments...
Live from Expand: Ask The Editors (video)

Apple Led Apps Market to Hit $17.5 Billion by 2012: Report

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Apple breathed new life into the mobile app market, which has since run off in numerous money-making directions, driven by increasingly capable devices, high-speed networks and happier developers, says a new report. In 2009, 30 new non-carrier app stores opened their doors. - Mobile application downloads will increase from more...
Apple Led Apps Market to Hit $17.5 Billion by 2012: Report

A Dongle Joke That Spiraled Way Out Of Control

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In an age of blogs, tweets, Hacker News, Reddit and Anonymous, an off-the-cuff joke can spin wildly out of control. At least it appears that’s what happened with PyCon this week when a sexual joke led to some very public firings, a virulent debate about women in technology, another virulent...
A Dongle Joke That Spiraled Way Out Of Control

Want A Job? Interview Street Is Holding CodeSprints Every Week

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Y Combinator-backed Interview Street is accelerating the pace of its CodeSprints, where programmers prove their worth to potential employers by completing coding problems in a limited period of time. The startup held its second big CodeSprint last month. The event seems like a success — 5,221 people participated, 665 of...
Want A Job? Interview Street Is Holding CodeSprints Every Week

Xi3 takes orders for Piston Steam box at sub-$1000 prices

www.pcworld.com
If Xi3's Piston is any indication, PC-based game consoles that run Steam and other services won't come cheap. The Piston, a modular gaming PC that's small enough to hold in your hand, will cost $1000 and up when it ships near the end of this year. Xi3 is now...
Xi3 takes orders for Piston Steam box at sub-$1000 prices

Live from Expand: Gaming's New Frontiers (video)

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Join us for a conversation with three companies that are reshaping the future of gaming: Razer's Edge is the world's first tablet designed for PC gamers, Oculus Rift delivers on the promise of virtual reality and NVIDIA's Project Shield brings full PC games to the convenience of a handheld....
Live from Expand: Gaming's New Frontiers (video)

Live from Expand: Lenovo ThinkPad: From Research to Design (video)

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Lenovo's ThinkPad line is now 20 years old, and we're taking sometime to chat with Lenovo execs to discuss what's made the brand so popular among business-minded folks. In addition, we'll also take a look at how the outfit has kept the line relevant, and nab an exclusive glimpse...
Live from Expand: Lenovo ThinkPad: From Research to Design (video)

Live from Expand: Robopocalypse: Now (video)

www.engadget.com
Top honchos of 3D Robotics, Willow Garage and Boston Dynamics (yes, of BigDog fame) join us -- and some mechanical pals -- to discuss the past, present and future of robotics. March 17, 2013 2:15 PM EDT For a full list of Expand sessions, be sure to check out...
Live from Expand: Robopocalypse: Now (video)

Comic for March 17, 2010

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Comic for March 17, 2010

Seattle Town Hall: March 17, 2010 http://bit.ly/aPOFvY by @Pandora_Radio

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Seattle Town Hall: March 17, 2010 http://bit.ly/aPOFvY by @Pandora_Radio
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