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Samsung's Galaxy S4: A crowd-pleaser without much taste (review)

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale With the Galaxy S4, Samsung has mastered the art of churning out popular Android phones. Big screen? Check. Powerful hardware? Check. A horrendous-yet-friendly Android Skin? You betcha. But while the Galaxy S4 ticks off all the right checkboxes...
Samsung's Galaxy S4: A crowd-pleaser without much taste (review)

How Facebook Open Graph can enhance a marketing campaign

www.insidefacebook.com
Ad agency DDB New York developed an alternative to Facebook’s Like button called “I Care,” which publishers can embed on their sites and users can click to show support for a cause. MTV is already using the button on its website for social activism and the effort has gotten coverage...
How Facebook Open Graph can enhance a marketing campaign
The Great Digg Experiment Begins Tomorrow-Will It Work?

Mr. AAPL's Wild Ride

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Mr. AAPL's Wild Ride: Chris O'Brien of The L.A. Times look at Apple's recent stock volatility. Talking to Howard Silverblatt, a senior index analyst for S&P Dow Jones Indices: Silverblatt said the only company that has come close to having such a strong influence on the broader stock markets since...
Mr. AAPL's Wild Ride

Monotony: This simple RSS reader brings your feeds to the Mac's Notification Center

thenextweb.com
By now you may have come to accept that Google really is ditching its beloved RSS reader. Many Reader fans have already flocked to alternatives like Feedly, while others are waiting to see what will happen with Digg. There are countless alternatives and replications out there, but I’d like to draw...
Monotony: This simple RSS reader brings your feeds to the Mac's Notification Center

RE: Kindle Fire As Swag. Makes sense in some ways, not in others. Unlike a free shirt, the Kindle Fire is NOT free. I have a hard time believing that a person's decision to buy one would not affect whether they buy an iPad too. Maybe I'm missing something

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Sure, but in an ideal world, Amazon would be able to give it away for free. They're getting close with the Kindle eReaders! The point is that it's an entirely different model and that matters to both sides of the equation. Kindle Fire sales so far have no impacted iPad...
RE: Kindle Fire As Swag. Makes sense in some ways, not in others. Unlike a free shirt, the Kindle Fire is NOT free. I have a hard time believing that a person's decision to buy one would not affect whether they buy an iPad too. Maybe I'm missing something

Steve Jobs on camera: 'The publishers are actually going to withhold their books from Amazon'

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Telegraphing an alleged price-fixing conspiracy 2 years before the DOJ caught up to it Jobs talking price-fixing at the iPad launch FORTUNE -- Paid Content's Laura Hazard Owen, combing through documents newly unredacted in the states' (as opposed to the U.S. Department of Justice's) antitrust complaint against Apple (AAPL) and...
Steve Jobs on camera: 'The publishers are actually going to withhold their books from Amazon'

Ask Engadget: Electric commuting on the cheap?

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We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from is from Warren, who wants to find an electrical moped within his budget. If you're looking to send in an...
Ask Engadget: Electric commuting on the cheap?

Osum is 'Instagram with a buy button', a mobile marketplace for beautiful things

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The idea of a ‘mobile-first second-hand market’ isn’t exactly new. We’ve seen many companies try it before, from Yardsale to Stuffle but Osum is a new iPhone app launching today that buts a fresh twist on the idea. Imagine if every photo you saw shared on Instagram had a ‘buy’ button....
Osum is 'Instagram with a buy button', a mobile marketplace for beautiful things
Disney Sued For Copyright Infringement

Made To Order: Big Moves In Online Food Delivery

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Thanks to your smartphone, we spend arguably almost every waking moment online. And the past few years have taught retailers and consumers the value of e-commerce on these multi-function devices. But are we missing something? Is this platform also the future of online food ordering and delivery? A flurry of major...
Made To Order: Big Moves In Online Food Delivery

Here's The Email Steve Jobs Sent To A Major Publisher To Convince It To Go With Apple's E-Book Pricing Model

www.businessinsider.com
Seventeen more states have entered into the class action lawsuit against Apple and multiple book publishers, accusing the companies of conspiring to set eBook prices, according to PaidContent.org. As a result, the states have issued an amended complaint with some juicy new details about the case, including an e-mail from...
Here's The Email Steve Jobs Sent To A Major Publisher To Convince It To Go With Apple's E-Book Pricing Model
No More Wall Wart: Apple Reveals New Airport Express Base Station

Archos reveals Android-powered TV Connect, puts Play store on your big screen

www.engadget.com
There are plenty of ways to get Android on your TV -- from smartphone docks, to dongles and even the officially sanctioned Google TV. But most of them are missing something, be it a simple way to control them or access to the full Play store. Archos is aiming...
Archos reveals Android-powered TV Connect, puts Play store on your big screen

I Fought the eBay and…It Was a Draw?

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As some of you may know, I’ve been in the process of selling off my single issue comics for the past few months. It’s been a slow process, but I put up about 2-3 auctions each week on eBay consisting of groups of comics that go together. Basically I put...
I Fought the eBay and…It Was a Draw?

Is Your Life Predetermined Or Me Determined?

www.lifehack.org
I’ve never been one to sit on my hands and wait for some cosmically pre-ordained life purpose to miraculously reveal itself via a series of dreams, visions or prophecies. Or for an angel to appear at my window with hand-written instructions from God. Although an angel would be pretty cool.Nor...
Is Your Life Predetermined Or Me Determined?

Facebook Camera is a hit, but what about video?

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Facebook surprised many with the launch of its new iOS application Facebook Camera, especially given its similarity to Instagram — a service that it had acquired for $1 billion just weeks earlier. The app has one distinct use: to provide a simple way for iOS device owners to quickly and easily...
Facebook Camera is a hit, but what about video?

Google and Social: Like Nerds at the Dance

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It’s a little sad, and yet at the same time kind of hilarious watching Google try to get jiggy with the whole “social media” thing. Even before the fuss over Google Buzz revealing people’s email contacts, which has caused significant privacy issues for some people — including one anonymous...
Google and Social: Like Nerds at the Dance

Microsoft’s ‘Lost Decade’? Vanity Fair piece is epic, accurate and not entirely fair

www.geekwire.com
This has not been the best of weeks for Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. First was the news that the company will take a giant $6.2 billion write-down in its Online Services Division, acknowledging that its second-largest acquisition has floundered and its online initiatives aren’t living up to expectations. And today...
Microsoft’s ‘Lost Decade’? Vanity Fair piece is epic, accurate and not entirely fair

Dell Daughter's Twitter Account Shut Down After Exposing Family To Security Risks (DELL)

www.businessinsider.com
The Twitter account of Alexa Dell, Michael Dell's daughter, has been shut down. It's pretty clear why. Last week, a photo of the Dell CEO's son, Zachary, circulated on the Internet via a Tumblr site called the Rich Kids of Instagram. The picture showed Zachary on the family jet, eating...
Dell Daughter's Twitter Account Shut Down After Exposing Family To Security Risks (DELL)
5 tips for pitching your startup to investors

The New Flickr Is Pretty, but Is It Social?

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Flickr unveiled its new Web site design, showing off high-resolution rectangular photos and a free terabyte of space for users. But the new Flickr still feels like it's missing something....
The New Flickr Is Pretty, but Is It Social?

Google Music to roll out scan-and-match feature soon

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Google Music to roll out scan-and-match feature soon: Am I missing something? Does Google have a deal with Warner yet? I mean, to be fair, it has only been two and a half years since they pre-announced their iTunes competitor. Surely, one day, it will come. Update: They have the...
Google Music to roll out scan-and-match feature soon
Fedora 18 beta (almost) brings MATE alternative to GNOME desktop

Is Facebook's Facial Recognition That Scary?

www.techdirt.com
There has been some concern here and there about Facebook's face recognition technology, though I will admit that I still don't see it as being that concerning. It only works on people who you're already listed as being "friends" with -- not just randomly identifying people in crowds or anything....
Is Facebook's Facial Recognition That Scary?

P. Diddy Accompanied by Perfume Sprayers Team

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P. Diddy was accompanied by a team of perfume sprayers on a recent night out. The rapper amazed revelers at London’s Runway club by having the DJ play a 30-minute set of his songs to signal his arrival and then insisting on having his own Sean John fragrance sprayed...
P. Diddy Accompanied by Perfume Sprayers Team

Is LinkedIn Really Growing Faster Than Twitter?

regulargeek.com
When the Mashable post on social media traffic was published, I read it without much surprise. Facebook is huge and getting huger. Then I saw the same charts on another blog, and then another. That last time I noticed something hidden in the charts. My first thought was that the...
Is LinkedIn Really Growing Faster Than Twitter?

Q:Who's hotter Jessica Alba or Megan Fox? A:Definitely Jessica Alba. Megan Fox seems to be missing something. http://me.chacha.com/s/BzP

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Q:Who's hotter Jessica Alba or Megan Fox? A:Definitely Jessica Alba. Megan Fox seems to be missing something. http://me.chacha.com/s/BzP

Am I nuts if I don't want a tablet?

www.geekwire.com
I have a confession to make. The Surface is here, the iPad is everywhere, Jeff Bezos is promoting Kindle Fires again and tablets of all kinds are guaranteed to fly off the shelves on Black Friday and beyond. But I still don’t want one. Am I nuts? I’ve heard the...
Am I nuts if I don't want a tablet?

4 keys for IP protection

www.computerworld.com
Do you think data breaches are up or down in 2011 compared to 2007 or 2008? The official answer may surprise you. According to DatalossDB and the 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report [PDF link] by Verizon, the number of records compromised per year has been decreasing since its 2008 peak....
4 keys for IP protection
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