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Huge customer effort keeps flooded NYC data center running

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When seawater from Hurricane Sandy flooded streets in lower Manhattan Monday night, it filled the bottom floors of the basement of an office building at 75 Broad St. This was not a good development for the data center operated by Peer1 Hosting....
Huge customer effort keeps flooded NYC data center running

A Song for Friday: The Curiosity Rover's 'Life on Mars'

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On Monday night, the Mars Curiosity Rover will endure its seven minutes of terror and then (hopefully) commence its scientific mission. But what's involved in that mission? And where do we go afterward?The best way to answer these questions quickly? In song.The technology blog PandoDaily has commissioned this two-minute explanatory...
A Song for Friday: The Curiosity Rover's 'Life on Mars'

That Vulgar Tweet From A Packers Player Has The Most Retweets Ever

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After Monday Night's replacement ref debacle, Packers offensive lineman TJ Lang went on a Twitter rant against the NFL. And now, he holds a Twitter record, the "most retweeted tweet ever," surpassing Floyd Mayweather's tweet calling out fellow boxer Manny Pacquiao, according to Fox Sports. The following tweet broke the...
That Vulgar Tweet From A Packers Player Has The Most Retweets Ever

Audiogalaxy takes on Pandora with P2P radio

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Seattle-based music startup Audiogalaxy launched a personalized radio service Monday night that uses a P2P approach to compete with Pandora: music for Audiogalaxy’s new personalized radio stations is streamed directly from user to user without ever being saved on the company’s servers. That’s similar to what Audiogalaxy used to offer...
Audiogalaxy takes on Pandora with P2P radio

Facebook to Move Into New Frank Gehry-Designed New York City Digs

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Facebook is upgrading its New York City office space, signing a 10-year lease to relocate from its current 55,000-square-foot home to two floors of space at 770 Broadway totaling just under 100,000 square feet of real estate, the company announced Monday night. Famed architect Frank Gehry, who is already working...
Facebook to Move Into New Frank Gehry-Designed New York City Digs

Blogologues: The Internet Is Stranger Than Fiction

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  Matthew Cox and Jen Jamula. (Julienne Jones) Gianna Palmer is a guest blogger for Betabeat. The digital and the theatrical got cozy with one another on Monday night at Blogologues: Come Here Often?, a comedy show about new media at Under St. Marks. The program brought to life assorted...
Blogologues: The Internet Is Stranger Than Fiction

Weekly Wrap-Up: How Evil Is Your Smartphone, When To Pivot Your Startup, And How To Watch The Presidential Debate Online

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How Evil Is Your Smartphone, 8 Startups On When To Pivot, and How To Watch The Presidential Debates Online. All of this and more in the ReadWriteWeb Weekly Wrap-up. After the jump you'll find more of this week's top news stories on some of the key topics that are...
Weekly Wrap-Up: How Evil Is Your Smartphone, When To Pivot Your Startup, And How To Watch The Presidential Debate Online
Robotics lab Willow Garage faces uncertain future amid reports of shutdown
T-Mobile hit with data outage

Kongregate breaks free of the browser, serves up downloadable games

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Kongregate has stepped out of its web browser boundaries by offering free-to-play downloadable desktop games alongside its existing catalog of browser-based titles. Only Super Monday Night Combat, Smashmuck Champions and Bomb Buddies are available for desktop play, but the outfit is set to beef up its selection in the...
Kongregate breaks free of the browser, serves up downloadable games

Virtual Heist Paralyzes BitFloor, the U.S.'s #1 USD Bitcoin Exchange

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Mr. Shtylman (Photo: Twitter) The problem with virtual currency is that it doesn’t take an Italian Job-style heist to make off with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of Bitcoins. There’s no need for expert safe crackers, gun-wielding maniacs or limber laser dippers; despite the currency’s hardcore encryption, all you need...
Virtual Heist Paralyzes BitFloor, the U.S.'s #1 USD Bitcoin Exchange

Clouds in the forecast: Amazon S3 grew 192% year-over-year

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Keep your eyes to sky because clouds are in the forecast. Amazon Web Services has reported massive growth for its number of objects stored in the Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), with a 192 percent increase year-over-year. Amazon Web Services is by far the most popular cloud infrastructure provider in...
Clouds in the forecast: Amazon S3 grew 192% year-over-year
Startup Battlefield Applications Are Open For TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013

Bella Santorum to be released from hospital in ‘couple of days,’ Rick Santorum says

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Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Monday night that his daughter, Bella, has made a “miraculous” recovery and that she will be released from the hospital sometime this week. “I just talked to my wife, and she’s on the mend and hopefully (will) be out of the hospital in a...
Bella Santorum to be released from hospital in ‘couple of days,’ Rick Santorum says

Using a tweet to get the power back on faster

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Your power just died — what’s the first thing you do? No, not go get candles. If you’re like many of us, you probably grab your phone and tweet, or write a Facebook message, about how supremely annoying and inconvenient losing power is (ugh, you were in the middle of...
Using a tweet to get the power back on faster

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: Jack Dorsey is backing away from Twitter and spending more time working at his payments startup Square. Ellen Pao is still showing up for work every day at Kleiner Perkins even though she's suing the firm. Awkward. Researchers claim that the calendar feature on LinkedIn's...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Samsung amends patent suit to target Apple's new iPhone 5

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It’s been just over a month since Apple stuck Samsung with a more than $1 billion jury verdict over patent infringements related to the iPad and iPhone. But Samsung continues to fight back: Late Monday night the Korean electronics maker filed legal papers to add the brand new iPhone 5 to its...
Samsung amends patent suit to target Apple's new iPhone 5

Watch: All The Videos From Inside The TechCrunch Toronto Meetup [TCTV]

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At the beginning of this week, we kicked off our three-city TechCrunch Northern Meetup tour with the first stop in Toronto, Canada. The Northern Meetups crew — including John Biggs, Matt Burns, Jordan Crook, Darrell Etherington, Romain Dillet, Elin Blesener, and me — had an action-packed two days in...
Watch: All The Videos From Inside The TechCrunch Toronto Meetup [TCTV]

The Charred Remnants of a Breezy Point Neighborhood

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"I think we all can agree we're seeing complete and utter devastation." "I think we all can agree we're seeing complete and utter devastation," Brendan Gallagher says, standing in front of the charred remains of his childhood home. Just a short drive from New York City's famous Rockaway beaches, Breezy...
The Charred Remnants of a Breezy Point Neighborhood

An Evening of Debate and GIF-Making, With Tumblr and Livestream

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A sample. Monday night, Betabeat headed downtown for a new twist on presidential debate punditry. Rather than merely wisecracking, drinking or even live-blogging, Internet types assembled for something new this election cycle: a “live GIF off” of the proceedings, arranged by Tumblr and Livestream. Our destination was 111 8th Avenue,...
An Evening of Debate and GIF-Making, With Tumblr and Livestream

Verizon Expects "Sigifnicant" Impact On Results from Superstorm Sandy

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Telecom giant Verizon Communications, whose headquarters at 140 West Street in Lower Manhattan were flooded Monday night by the storm surge brought on by Superstorm Sandy, has no idea what it’s going to cost to get its communications network back up and running. In an 8K filing with the US...
Verizon Expects "Sigifnicant" Impact On Results from Superstorm Sandy
Seattle snapshots: Northern Lights visible late Monday

Madsen Must Help Inmate Escape Bank On 'Alcatraz'

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The villain on Monday night's "Alcatraz" (Mon., 9 p.m. EST On Fox) was of the bank-robbing variety. He seemed completely competent and confident in how to successfully rob a modern-day bank, though his exit strategy and ability to go off-script proved lacking by the close of the hour.The real meat...
Madsen Must Help Inmate Escape Bank On 'Alcatraz'

It's Hollywood by the Bay at a Screening for Silicon Valley Reality Series

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Bravo's reality series about Silicon Valley will have its premiere Monday night. A party and screening at a San Francisco nightclub preceded the big event....
It's Hollywood by the Bay at a Screening for Silicon Valley Reality Series

Obama’s Google Hangout Wins Over Republican Questioner

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If you watched President Obama’s Google+ hangout Monday night, you saw two interesting exchanges between the president and Jennifer Wedel, a 29-year-old Texas mother of two. It turns out that Wedel’s digital meeting convinced her to vote for Obama in this year’s presidential election — despite her support for...
Obama’s Google Hangout Wins Over Republican Questioner

Video Of The Week: InSITE Fireside Chat: At The Intersection Of Pervasive Computing and Machine Learning

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Last monday night, I did the annual fireside chat with InSITE, literally with an iPad fire at my side. I talked for about 20 minutes about two areaas I am thinking alot about, pervasive computing and machine learning, and what might be possible at the intersection of the two. After...
Video Of The Week: InSITE Fireside Chat: At The Intersection Of Pervasive Computing and Machine Learning

Sally Bercow in new Twitter gaffe over court order

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Wife of Commons Speaker reportedly named girl whose identity is protected under Children and Young Persons Act 1933Sally Bercow, the wife of Commons Speaker, John Bercow, could be in trouble with the law after reportedly breaching a court order by naming a schoolgirl who allegedly ran away with her maths...
Sally Bercow in new Twitter gaffe over court order

Dropbox: Yes, we were hacked

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Maybe this will put an end to all that “Dropbox of the Enterprise” talk by cloud storage providers. On Monday night, Dropbox acknowledged that spam mailings afflicting users starting a few weeks ago happened when hackers used passwords obtained from third-party sites to access “a small number” Dropbox user accounts....
Dropbox: Yes, we were hacked

Hackers leak Symantec source code after failed $50,000 extortion sting

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A group of Anonymous hackers leaked what appears to be stolen source code from the antivirus company Symantec Monday night, following a month of fruitless negotiations. Symantec admitted yesterday that it’s been involved with a sting operation by law enforcement centering on a $50,000 extortion attempt from the hackers, who...
Hackers leak Symantec source code after failed $50,000 extortion sting

Augment your SXSW reality (News: first indoor AR app released)

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No, no, I’m not talking about going to the Diggnation party and downing a couple of drinks. This year there’s some geekier ways to augment your reality while you walk from panel to panel or event to party. Here’s a few. 1. Win $1,000 by using SXSW version of...
Augment your SXSW reality (News: first indoor AR app released)
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