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Seattle startup Placed nails down $3.4M for ‘location analytics’

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Let’s face it: The startup name of Sewichi never quite rolled off the tongue. A combination of the Korean words se (three) and wichi (location), founder David Shim said the name was always meant as a placeholder of sorts. But the Seattle startup is growing up, ditching the Sewichi name...
Seattle startup Placed nails down $3.4M for ‘location analytics’

T-Mobile forges ahead with network upgrade, begins LTE-Advanced trials

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Back in February, T-Mobile announced a bold plan to rebuild its entire network infrastructure throughout 2012 to prepare for an LTE launch in 2013. Nearly half a year later, T-Mobile has issued a status report on the project, saying it has made “great progress.”T-Mobile says that it has signed multi-year...
T-Mobile forges ahead with network upgrade, begins LTE-Advanced trials
Hands on: Sprint's HTC EVO 4G LTE is an HTC One X doppelganger

Proud parents name child 'Hashtag'?

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For reasons that seem less than entirely obvious, the parents of a little girl apparently decide to give her a unique moniker. And it isn't Monica. [Read more]...
Proud parents name child 'Hashtag'?

Twitter makes its mobile site more feature phone friendly

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When you look at the latest, greatest devices from Apple, Samsung, Motorola and the like all day, it can be easy to forget that not everyone out there is sporting a smartphone. But feature phone users have thoughts and feelings that need to be tweeted at all times, too....
Twitter makes its mobile site more feature phone friendly

'Vertigo' Tops 'Citizen Kane' in Poll of Greatest Films of All Time

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'Vertigo' Tops 'Citizen Kane' in Poll of Greatest Films of All Time: Stuart Kemp: Orson Welles' Citizen Kane no longer enjoys the moniker of greatest film of all time, a plaudit it has held for 50 years. The movie has occupied top billing in the British Film Institute-published magazine Sight...
'Vertigo' Tops 'Citizen Kane' in Poll of Greatest Films of All Time
Asus' $1,299 Transformer all-in-one dual-wields Windows 8 and Android

Why are so many people SLAPPing each other? How to reduce frivolous defamation suits

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One of the realities of business today is that, intentionally or no, companies have become de facto publishers. Whether on company websites, blogs, Twitter, or Facebook pages, the web and social media offer an ever-growing number of ways for business owners to communicate publicly. That also means they are vulnerable to...
Why are so many people SLAPPing each other? How to reduce frivolous defamation suits
RIM Drops Research In Motion And Rebrands As BlackBerry, Trading As BBRY

Breaking: Keydrive buys Moniker & Snapnames from Oversee.net

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According to industry sources, Keydrive S.A. will announce this morning that they have purchased Moniker & Snapnames from Oversee.net. Information about the sale has already been posted on the companies website and was also added to ICANNWiki yesterday. KeyDrive S.A./Luxembourg includes the Key-Systems Group in St. Ingbert/Saarland (Germany), the NameDrive...
Breaking: Keydrive buys Moniker & Snapnames from Oversee.net

Why Los Angeles could become the next technology epicenter

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Los Angeles is one of the world’s largest and most glamorous cities — it dominates the entertainment industry, produces tremendous wealth and stands as symbol of American promise and success. That’s what made the city’s longtime status as a second or third tier technology hub perplexing. The emerging tech scene...
Why Los Angeles could become the next technology epicenter

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon review: the definitive Ultrabook for pros

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More Info Lenovo ThinkPad X1 review Lenovo announces the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, a 14-inch Ultrabook with Ivy Bridge, optional 3G and a 1600 x 900 display Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook gets official: on sale August 21st for $1,399 and up The storied ThinkPad line has just turned 20...
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon review: the definitive Ultrabook for pros
K9 Ventures digs for $40 million bone

"You've come a long way, Baby": remembering the world's first stored program computer

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Sixty-five years ago today, the Manchester Small Scale Experimental Machine—nicknamed “Baby”—became the earliest computer in the world to run a program electronically stored in its memory. This was a flagship moment: the first implementation of the stored program concept that underpins modern computing. Earlier computers had their instructions hardwired into...
"You've come a long way, Baby": remembering the world's first stored program computer

Apple's new dock connector is called 'Lightning', 'Earpod' headphones, 'Loop' iPod touch accessories, 2GB iPod shuffles

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According to our sources, Apple’s new, smaller 9-pin dock connector is dubbed “Lightning” internally. As of this evening, we believe that this name will extend to the new connector’s marketing name. The moniker makes sense for two reasons. One: it goes along with the Thunderbolt connector name on the...
Apple's new dock connector is called 'Lightning', 'Earpod' headphones, 'Loop' iPod touch accessories, 2GB iPod shuffles

Microsoft's "Metro" Makeovers March on to SkyDrive

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On Tuesday, Microsoft continued its drive to remake its entire product line leveraging the Windows 8-style user experience, formerly known as "Metro." The lastest product to get theMetro makeover: SkyDrive. The redesign of Microsoft's cloud storage system replaces a somewhat stodgy list of files with the Windows 8-style interface using...
Microsoft's "Metro" Makeovers March on to SkyDrive

Android 4.2 shows up in our server logs, shocks no one

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Reports have been circulating that devices running Android 4.2, rumored to be code-named Key Lime Pie (though it's seeming more likely that it will retain the Jelly Bean moniker), have been popping up in server logs and benchmarks across the web. Well, after doing some digging through our own...
Android 4.2 shows up in our server logs, shocks no one

Intel's 'Thunderbolt 2' official, coming later this year

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Intel's next Thunderbolt technology -- hitherto known by the code name Falcon Ridge -- now has an official moniker. The tech is slated to be built into future Intel chipsets. [Read more]...
Intel's 'Thunderbolt 2' official, coming later this year
Rumor: Microsoft's "Metro" Design Language May Be Renamed "Windows 8″

Koss intros Striva headphone systems, lets you stream music over WiFi straight to your ears

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Koss may be known for its budget-minded offerings in the headphone space, but today it's announced something to shake things up a bit. Falling under the Striva moniker, Koss has created what it claims to be the first lineup of headphones to use "WiFi technology that receives music directly...
Koss intros Striva headphone systems, lets you stream music over WiFi straight to your ears
Startup Spotlight: Tenacity Sports helps you discover sports activities

Microsoft plans to “drive shared hosting to the next level” with project ‘Antares’

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What up techheads. I take it that you are into such things as servers. I know that because you clicked on this link, and have therefore self-inducted yourself into an elite little group. Hey everyone. Here’s the skinny: Microsoft has a project called ‘Antares’ under construction that is looking to shake up shared hosting....
Microsoft plans to “drive shared hosting to the next level” with project ‘Antares’

IBM debuts new mainframe computer as it eyes a more mobile Watson

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Those looking for a juxtaposition of IBM's past and future needn't look much further than two bits of news out of the company this week. The first comes with IBM's announcement of its new zEnterprise EC12 25 mainframe server -- a class of computer that may be a thing...
IBM debuts new mainframe computer as it eyes a more mobile Watson

Best Buy Closing 15 Big Box Locations In Canada, To Be Replaced By Smartphone And Tablet-Focused Micro Stores

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Best Buy Canada announced today that it will be closing 15 locations across the country, including seven Best Buy-branded locations, and eight stores bearing the Future Shop moniker (a Canadian electronics reseller Best Buy acquired in 2001). The store closures will result in 900 layoffs, but those employees will have...
Best Buy Closing 15 Big Box Locations In Canada, To Be Replaced By Smartphone And Tablet-Focused Micro Stores

HTC One 'mini' leaks with 4.3-inch 720p display and UltraPixel camera

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HTC One mini? HTC M4? Whichever moniker you want to give it, that appears to be what we see above. Shown in a bunch of photos on Estonian site Delfi.ee the 4.3-inch device seems to corroborate much of what we've heard already. Beyond the (slightly) smaller 720p display, the...
HTC One 'mini' leaks with 4.3-inch 720p display and UltraPixel camera

Pumping iron: WeightTraining.com's iOS app lets you log sessions, track stats and design workout plans

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We’re only one week into the new year, and already we’ve seen Gympact launch for Android, to let users earn real money by sticking to their fitness goals, while Fitsby launched to let you challenge friends to a game of gym check-ins, and win money for working out. Indeed, the...
Pumping iron: WeightTraining.com's iOS app lets you log sessions, track stats and design workout plans

The version of Jelly Bean you've been waiting for arrives

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Google's next mobile operating system, Android 4.2, has been officially launched. The update, which was previously rumored to carry the moniker Key Lime Pie but instead carries the "Jelly Bean" branding, brings a ton of new things to Android, including beefed up security features, gesture typing, updates to the Google Play...
The version of Jelly Bean you've been waiting for arrives

Guy Who Calls Himself Nerdo Convicted of Hacking to the Surprise of No One

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The Guardian/Yui Mok/PA A British student named Christopher Weatherhead was convicted today for his part in a series of cyber-attacks against companies that froze payments to WikiLeaks following its release of classified documents in 2010. Mr. Weatherhead, who adopted the moniker "Nerdo," was charged with playing a central role in...
Guy Who Calls Himself Nerdo Convicted of Hacking to the Surprise of No One

ASUS finally kills its Eee PC netbooks as demand for tablets grows

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It was only a matter of time before tablets replaced the underpowered netbooks that were all the rage back in 2007. And after five years of badging every one of its Intel Atom-powered PCs with the Eee moniker, ASUS (2357) is calling it quits on the netbook category that it pioneered. Digitimes...
ASUS finally kills its Eee PC netbooks as demand for tablets grows
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