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Viral Video: Russian Dash-Cam Samaritans

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Dashboard cameras are ubiquitous in Russia due to rampant insurance fraud, which has created an astonishing — and well-mined — trove of material on YouTube. Google the phrase “Russian dash-cam,” and witness car crashes, tank test drives, fist fights and even a plane crash. Much of the footage of the...
Viral Video: Russian Dash-Cam Samaritans

It’s Hard To Watch The Newsosaurs Turn A Blind Eye To Their Own Extinction

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Sometimes it is obvious where the world is headed, but some people and industries become frozen in place and time. They are like the duckbilled dinosaurs happily munching on the still-abundant plants around them when the meteor strikes instead of the small furry mammals underfoot who take cover every...
It’s Hard To Watch The Newsosaurs Turn A Blind Eye To Their Own Extinction

Injury count rises for Russian meteorite

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The latest reports say about 1,000 people were injured, mostly by glass shards sent flying by the meteor's window-shattering sonic blasts. [Read more]...
Injury count rises for Russian meteorite

What if a meteor heads toward NYC? NASA says 'pray'

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If a meteor similar to the one that hit in Russia was on a path toward New York, we might be lucky to get even three weeks' warning, NASA's Charles Bolden Jr. says at a House Committee hearing. [Read more]...
What if a meteor heads toward NYC? NASA says 'pray'

Check out these tips and tools to optimize your site for retina displays

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Treehouse, an educational site created by the well-known folks at Carsonified, recently started filming a monthly Web show that rounds up and explains what’s new and noteworthy in the world of design and development. From what we’ve seen so far, the show offers up some useful nuggets that really could make...
Check out these tips and tools to optimize your site for retina displays

Meteor relents, changes licensing on popular JavaScript framework

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Meteor, the real-time JavaScript framework that grabbed developer interest earlier this month, is now available under the MIT license, meaning it can be used to develop both open-source and commercial software. As GigaOM reported, mobile and web app developers were intrigued by the new framework but there was also grumbling...
Meteor relents, changes licensing on popular JavaScript framework

Meteor Open Source Project Gets $11.2M Led by Andreessen Horowitz

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App developers are eagerly anticipating Meteor, an open-source framework that promises to help developers quickly build rich and responsive applications using JavaScript. Now, Meteor Development Group, the small team behind the framework, has gotten $11.2 million in Series A funding led by Andreessen Horowitz and including Matrix Partners. Meteor helps...
Meteor Open Source Project Gets $11.2M Led by Andreessen Horowitz

Solving The Developer Deficit In The Cloud

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Editor’s note: Ruben Daniels is CEO and co-founder of Cloud9 IDE, a leading cloud-based Integrated Development Environment (IDE) that enables web and mobile developers to work together and collaborate in remote teams anywhere, anytime. Software is taking over the world. This sentiment has become widely accepted throughout the tech community, most...
Solving The Developer Deficit In The Cloud
Scoop: Meteor gets $9M in funding

On used games and meteor explosions: 13 articles you may have missed

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This week saw some unexpected events as well as some long-anticipated newsworthy items. Ars wrote about used-game blocking in consoles, addressing the rumor that Microsoft might make its consoles secondhand-free. We also took a look at mobile CPU developments to address where the industry is going in the future....
On used games and meteor explosions: 13 articles you may have missed

The 404 1,209: Where we chalk it up to cosmic coincidence (podcast)

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On today's 404 episode, we'll take a look at the early morning meteor that streaked across Russia and one-upped our own asteroid 2012 DA14, code-named "Sharon Stone." We'll also talk about Iceland banning porn from the Internet, One Direction's new singing toothbrush, and a Chubby Checker app that's exactly what...
The 404 1,209: Where we chalk it up to cosmic coincidence (podcast)
First GitHub, Now Meteor: Andreessen Horowitz Backs Another Developer Favorites
Meteor Crash Reportedly Injured Over 100 People In Russia

nerdology: Ok, one more video. This is incredible, and...

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nerdology: Ok, one more video. This is incredible, and beautiful. It's like the meteor knew to enter the atmosphere during magic hour.  More meteorite porn....
nerdology: Ok, one more video. This is incredible, and...

Big data VC firm Data Collective steps out of the shadows

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For almost two years, Data Collective has been lurking in Silicon Valley’s shadows, investing seed money in a slew of big data startups without ever showing its face to the public. On Thursday, the firm officially launched, however, with a unique partnership model and an investment portfolio that should make...
Big data VC firm Data Collective steps out of the shadows

Meteor in Wisconsin: Images and Video Hit Twitter - http://bit.ly/cJRfk5

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Meteor in Wisconsin: Images and Video Hit Twitter - http://bit.ly/cJRfk5

Honestly, It's Not All That Hard To Start A Company

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Maybe it's whiner's fatigue, but I'm getting tired of hearing about how hard it is to start a company and be a CEO. It's not that hard. Running a successful, growing company in Silicon Valley can create an ironic sort of depression and delusion. The better you're doing, the higher the...
Honestly, It's Not All That Hard To Start A Company

Will Wii U Join The Gaming Graveyard?

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Nintendo's newest games console looks at risk of suffering the same sad fate as a long list of failed gaming machines. Nintendo has just cut sales predictions for its brand-new Wii U games console after a disappointing quarter. The machine is bold, brave, unusual...and yet these figures hint it...
Will Wii U Join The Gaming Graveyard?

Coke bottler picks SaaS over SAP

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Gas prices may be rising, federal sequestration looming, and perhaps another meteor will strike. Bad things are happening, but not so much to Software as a Service providers....
Coke bottler picks SaaS over SAP
HTML, Javascript and the app-ification of the Web
Meteor fortifies framework with authentication, user account controls

Social ad startup Meteor Solutions acquired by Covario

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Meteor Solutions, a social advertising and marketing startup led by Ben Straley, has been acquired by Covario in a deal of undisclosed size. All 10 of Meteor Solutions’ employees will receive job offers to join Covario’s new Rio SEO unit as part of the deal. And Meteor, which was founded in...
Social ad startup Meteor Solutions acquired by Covario
Meteor: Etherpad Founder & Other Rockstars Team Up To Make Web App Development A Breeze

Meteor explodes over Russia, injuring hundreds

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As everyone was watching a large body called 2012 DA14, which is heading for a close approach to Earth today, a far smaller body exploded in a spectacular fireball over Russia's Ural region. Although it's not yet clear whether any pieces of the meteor survived to land on Earth,...
Meteor explodes over Russia, injuring hundreds

Silicon Valley's Newest Star, Meteor, Just Raised $11.2 Million To Completely Change How Startups Are Built

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Building a startup is hard. But there's a new trend in startups coming out that make it much easier to make an application. The latest example is Y Combinator graduate Meteor -- which just raised $11.2 million in funding from big-time investors like Andreessen Horowitz. It's a startup that specializes in...
Silicon Valley's Newest Star, Meteor, Just Raised $11.2 Million To Completely Change How Startups Are Built
Why is Silicon Valley silent on CISPA?

Netbook to go extinct by 2015, says iSuppli

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Netbooks were just a transition device to the post-PC era. In retrospect, Apple's iPad was the meteor that forced Netbooks into extinction. [Read more]...
Netbook to go extinct by 2015, says iSuppli

Ireland should finally get 4G in 2013, after spectrum auction shatters expectations

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In a salutary reminder of just how valuable radio waves are these days, Ireland’s mobile networks have shattered expectations for the country’s 4G spectrum auction haul. Having projected a win of €170m ($216m), the actual total turned out to be five times as much: €855m ($1.1bn). With €481.7m going into...
Ireland should finally get 4G in 2013, after spectrum auction shatters expectations

A meteor? In my Wisconsin? It’s more likely than you think

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A meteor? In my Wisconsin? It’s more likely than you think
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