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Newtown shooting: police warn of prosecutions for misuse of social media

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Connecticut police lieutenant Paul Vance: people responsible for 'misinformation' on social media 'could be subject to arrest'Police investigating the Newtown school shooting have issued a stern warning over "misinformation" regarding the case being posted online, stating that the those behind fake profiles and other misleading information will be prosecuted.Connecticut state...
Newtown shooting: police warn of prosecutions for misuse of social media

The Pope's First Tweet Is Sent Via @Pontifex

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Like digital white smoke, a Papal tweet rises. And a Twitter-based Q&A session from the Pontiff is due to get underway any minute now. The Pope, or @pontifex, if you're following him on Twitter, has just emitted his first 140-character missive. And it wasn't "tap tap tap tap tap...
The Pope's First Tweet Is Sent Via @Pontifex

Is the future robotic? Find out on Wednesday at midday

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From industry to health, advances in robotics have huge implications. Put your questions to professor of robotics Paul Newman, who will be live online from midday tomorrow In the Guardian Oxford London lecture last month, professor of robotics Paul Newman sought to dispel some of the myths about his field....
Is the future robotic? Find out on Wednesday at midday
Craigslist reportedly removes listings from search engines, blocking 3Taps and PadMapper

Why Didn't Any Startups Get Off Their Butts And Pitch This Captive Audience?

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Pitch me maybe? (Photo: flickr.com/joeshlabotnik) Tonight is the premiere of the Public’s revival of Sondheim’s In the Woods, which means free tickets were distributed at 1p.m. yesterday. Because New Yorkers love nothing so much as an excuse to stand in line at a park (see also: Shake Shack), Gothamist reports that...
Why Didn't Any Startups Get Off Their Butts And Pitch This Captive Audience?

Apple rolls out anti-scalping reservation system in China for the first time, as new iPad orders go live

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The wait is almost over Apple fans in China seeking the new iPad and its Retina screen goodness. The device goes on sale tomorrow, and today Apple’s stepped up its preparation for the launch by rolling out a system designed to combat the country’s prolific scalper industry. In a bid...
Apple rolls out anti-scalping reservation system in China for the first time, as new iPad orders go live

Google Shares Fall on Premature Earnings

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Google shares tumbled after the Web giant prematurely released its quarterly earnings midday Thursday, reporting that profit declined 20% as total costs jumped and advertising prices continued to slide....
Google Shares Fall on Premature Earnings

Good day for mobile ads: Millennial IPO soars

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Mobile advertising’s best days are likely still off in the future, but that hasn’t stopped investors from snapping up shares of mobile ad firm Millennial Media on its first day as a public company, nearly doubling the company’s value in a few hours. Just after Millennial’s stock made its debut...
Good day for mobile ads: Millennial IPO soars

Pope on Twitter: tweeting tips for the pontiff

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With the pope poised to join the Twitterverse today, we asked experienced microbloggers to offer advice to @pontifexThe Vatican says the long-awaited papal Twitter account will open for business at midday on Wednesday 12 December, and will kick off with a Q&A session to show it truly is his voice.Although...
Pope on Twitter: tweeting tips for the pontiff

6 Reasons Apple's Stock Is Tanking

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Brokers have been getting bombarded with questions about Apple, which is down nearly 4% today. Credit Suisse has put together six reasons the stock is tanking. Below we've posted the comments verbatim as we've received them, but first we'll give our translation. Basically, the stock has broken its 100-day moving...
6 Reasons Apple's Stock Is Tanking

Something Is Not Right Here

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The story of the 3 year old kid found dead in outer Melbourne is a tragedy. But there’s something not right in the coverage/ story: The Herald Sun When Harpreet Kaur Channa stepped out of the shower and realised her little boy, Gurshan Singh, was no longer in the house,...
Something Is Not Right Here
You don't have to make yourself miserable to build a great company

Why technology must be the solution to child abuse material online

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The problem is now epidemic and unpoliceable; even if software could identify all offenders, the justice system couldn't copeMark Bridger spent a significant amount of time on the internet on the day April Jones died. Just after midday, he had browsed his carefully organised collection of child abuse images, child...
Why technology must be the solution to child abuse material online

Data for the Greater Good - DataKind's London DataDive

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Jake Porway: What happened when we asked London's developers to come and use their powers for good?• More data journalism and data visualisations from the Guardian"Do you think anyone will show?" I asked. It was 18:00 and we were at the Hub Westminster waiting to open the doors for DataKind's...
Data for the Greater Good - DataKind's London DataDive

21st Century Insurance Hands Media Account to Mindshare

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NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Auto insurer 21st Century Insurance and Financial Services has shifted its estimated $50 million U.S. media planning and buying account to WPP's Mindshare without a review. The account was previously run by Omnicom Group's Omnicom Media Group....
21st Century Insurance Hands Media Account to Mindshare

Giants of Steam by Jonathan Glancey - review

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Ian Jack revels in a paean to the last days of steam locomotionOther than in the coalfields of China, the steam locomotive had vanished as an important mover of goods and people by the closing years of the last century. The end was remarkably - and in this book's view -...
Giants of Steam by Jonathan Glancey - review
Anonymous tops Time 100 public poll amid allegations of foul play

Rumor: Apple Thinking About Buying ARM. iPhone Rivals To Sleep With The Fishes?

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The following is very much a rumor, but if true, it would be absolutely huge. A UK publication is reporting that Apple is considering buying ARM Holdings -- aka, the company behind most of the world's mobile phone processors. If Apple were to buy them, it would likely reshape the...
Rumor: Apple Thinking About Buying ARM. iPhone Rivals To Sleep With The Fishes?

Samsung flash production back on track

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Samsung's flash memory production is back on track, after an outage caused disruptions on five production lines. According to a Reuters report, the plant near Seoul was back in operation midday Saturday and Samsung expected total damage from the incident to be about $43 million, smaller than an earlier estimate....
Samsung flash production back on track

Twitter restores reporter's account, tweet with NBC e-mail remains

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Two days after his account was suspended, the U.K. reporter who touched off a media kerfuffle about corporate control of speech is back on Twitter. The Independent’s Guy Adams, who made his name bashing NBC’s Olympic coverage, reappeared on the service midday Tuesday. Here’s a look at his return plus...
Twitter restores reporter's account, tweet with NBC e-mail remains

Nigella and Charles - red faces after a Sunday red-top scoop

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A couple of weeks ago I asked whether there was any point to the continued publication of the Sunday People.Ever since - and I know it's not because of what I wrote - the paper has been coming up with must-read stories (see here and here).But none was more spectacular...
Nigella and Charles - red faces after a Sunday red-top scoop

Watch Reddit's New Adorably Awesome YouTube Series "Explain It Like I'm Five"

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Move over cat videos, YouTube has a new series that’ll satisfy our need for midday adorableness and make us smarter. “Explain It Like I’m Five” is a new web series from the wildly popular content aggregator, Reddit, that explains topics, such as existentialism and the Syrian war, through giggly conversations...
Watch Reddit's New Adorably Awesome YouTube Series "Explain It Like I'm Five"

Another day, another desk: GigaOM tests out New York's coworking spaces

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The workspaces: The Alley DUMBO Startup Lab Fueled General Assembly Green Spaces Grind Hive55 New Work City Projective Space Secret Clubhouse WeWork WixView as a single page See them on a map:View Larger Map Free-flowing beer, midday yoga and new classes to choose. My life in college? No, my month...
Another day, another desk: GigaOM tests out New York's coworking spaces

Like stealing an iPhone from a baby...

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This bloke found a 20 month old watching Barney on an iPhone and thought it’d be better in his pocket. “He’s followed me into that shop; to think he has targeted my daughter is disgusting. “Everyone is absolutely disgusted. Her dad was really angry and upset.” The robbery happened...
Like stealing an iPhone from a baby...

Pope makes Twitter debut in eight languages

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Pontiff joins Twitterverse but Vatican says Benedict XVI is 'not the kind of person who will be checking his tweets at lunch'For a man who had not yet sent a single tweet, more than a million followers on Twitter was quite a coup. But that was the number that Pope...
Pope makes Twitter debut in eight languages

Jagran Prakashan’s Digital Revenues Increase 15.5% YoY To Rs 2.32 Crore

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Jagran Prakashan has reported financial results for the quarter ended 31st December 2011 with total income of Rs 324.03 crore, a 13.29% increase over Q3-FY11′s income of Rs 286.03 crore. The company’s net profit after tax was at Rs 41.30 crore, a decrease compared to profits of Rs 52.64 crore that it...
Jagran Prakashan’s Digital Revenues Increase 15.5% YoY To Rs 2.32 Crore

Rumor: Apple Thinking About Buying ARM. iPhone Rivals To Sleep With The Fishes?

techcrunch.com
The following is very much a rumor, but if true, it would be absolutely huge. A UK publication is reporting that Apple is considering buying ARM Holdings — aka, the company behind most of the world’s mobile phone processors. If Apple were to buy them, it would likely reshape the...
Rumor: Apple Thinking About Buying ARM. iPhone Rivals To Sleep With The Fishes?

MAKE and Google launch virtual summer camp for kids everywhere

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Maker Camp launched on Google today to bring virtual summer camp to kids around the country. The program is sponsored by MAKE magazine and consists of a 30 day curriculum run on the Google + platform. Every weekday morning, a new project will be hosted by an expert camp counselor...
MAKE and Google launch virtual summer camp for kids everywhere

Joey Barton deserves to be 'heavily sanctioned' admits PFA chief

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• Dismissed midfielder tried to get Man City player sent off• 'He's his own worst enemy' says Gordon Taylor of QPR captainGordon Taylor, chief executive of the Professional Footballers' Association, has said Joey Barton deserves to be "heavily sanctioned" for admitting he attempted to get a Manchester City player sent...
Joey Barton deserves to be 'heavily sanctioned' admits PFA chief

THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Can Google Fiber Compete With The Cable Companies? (GOOG)

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The Google Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email GOOG Wavering With Tech Markets are bouncing around in early trading as Spain releases awful numbers while both the Chicago PMI and housing prices beat expectations. Shares of GOOG were up modestly in...
THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Can Google Fiber Compete With The Cable Companies? (GOOG)
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