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Obama touts the success of tech giants in campaign speech – welcome to the next 6 months

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The massive success of US technology companies is a common enough theme in political speech, but President Obama took it to new lengths, albeit quite respectfully, last night in a speech given in Seattle, GeekWire reports. The President, who has long been noted for his use of technology (his 2008...
Obama touts the success of tech giants in campaign speech – welcome to the next 6 months

TWC TV app bringing remote viewing to Android devices on May 14th

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Just weeks after TWC TV was overhauled for iOS products, the carrier has announced that a "serious" update will hit the Android version of TWC TV as soon as next Tuesday. The refresh will add access to over 4,000 On Demand shows and movies, as well as live TV...
TWC TV app bringing remote viewing to Android devices on May 14th

Con Artists Are Selling Fake iPads In Texas -- Again

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A con artist recently duped an Arlington woman into shelling out $200 for what she thought was a new iPad worth $800. What she really bought was a mirror covered in duct tape. Not to mention a Fed Ex box, if that's any consolation. NBC 5 in Dallas-Fort Worth reported...
Con Artists Are Selling Fake iPads In Texas -- Again

IBM concerned about Siri’s loose lips

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IBM is worried about Siri and will prevent iPhones from accessing the virtual assistant while connected to the company’s internal network. Chief Technical Officer Jeanette Horan says IBM blocks the servers that power the software, fearing a security risk or information disclosure of corporate data.When asking Siri a question, recordings...
IBM concerned about Siri’s loose lips

New Update Brings Collaborative Editing To Google Docs Android App

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It’s safe to say we’ve all been in a situation where a few extra pairs of eyes could come in handy, and the folks at Google know just how that feels. In an effort to give people that backup when they need it, they’ve just pushed out a useful...
New Update Brings Collaborative Editing To Google Docs Android App

Millions of People Now Get Live Streaming Video Sent to Their Phones

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Live video, from around the world, streaming right through the phone in your hand: that's pretty incredible. It's not science fiction anymore, it's now something that millions of people have experienced. San Francisco's Justin.tv announced today that almost one and a half million people have downloaded the company's live video...
Millions of People Now Get Live Streaming Video Sent to Their Phones
Anatomy of a hack: How crackers ransack passwords like "qeadzcwrsfxv1331"

Intel demos Bluetooth-based anti-theft alarm for Ultrabooks, we go hands-on (video)

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We interrupt our wall-to-wall laptop and Windows 8 coverage to bring you some news about... chips. Specifically, Intel's latest ultra low voltage chips, and new features they'll bring to Ultrabooks, in particular. Here at Chipzilla's Computex keynote, we just got a demo of a new security feature that causes...
Intel demos Bluetooth-based anti-theft alarm for Ultrabooks, we go hands-on (video)

About those 3.2 million Verizon iPhone activations last quarter

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Some saw it as bad news. Some saw it as good. Both missed the point. Source: Asymco. Note the relative size of Verizon's contribution There were two schools of commentary on Verizon’s (VZ) report last week that it activated 3.2 iPhones last quarter, down from 4.2 million in the Christmas quarter....
About those 3.2 million Verizon iPhone activations last quarter

Scared of stairs?

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This evening I saw a father and a small boy stopped on stairs leading down to the Chambers Street station in lower Manhattan. The boy was saying he didn't want to go down the stairs. The father was conceding. The boy was scared. Something about going down the stairs freaked...
Scared of stairs?

High-tech payphone concept with free Wi-Fi wins NYC design challenge

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The people of New York have spoken. They’ve chosen a spiffy new payphone design with free Wi-Fi access and interactive advertising as the winner of a Reinvent Payphones design challenge. Sadly, the People’s Choice award doesn’t guarantee that this design, dubbed NYFi, will ever see the light of day. The...
High-tech payphone concept with free Wi-Fi wins NYC design challenge

Avoid these files like a swarm of bees to avoid iCloud thunderstorms

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TUAW has a “cautionary tale” of what happens when attempting to move or rename the “Mobile Documents” folder where iCloud documents are stored: “As if it were a swarm of bees, you should stay away from the SyncServices folder.’ – Apple The moral of the story that I am about to tell...
Avoid these files like a swarm of bees to avoid iCloud thunderstorms

Big change in the tech world

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The moral of the story of the Facebook patent and all the recent news from Apple and Google: Tech companies are no better or worse than big companies in other industries. They are all about keeping the stock price high, growing at the expense of their competitors, and the role...
Big change in the tech world
Guy With Video Startup Meets Sean Parker on Airtime, Figures Check Is in the Mail

Tumblr Proves That Even Billion Dollar Companies Can Screw Up Mass Emails

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Tumblr just can’t catch a break. Yeah, yeah, they’re getting a billion dollars from Yahoo— but it’s been a torrent of criticism ever since. Angry users! Porn! Poooooorn! Know what probably won’t help? Botching the key detail of an important email sent to many of your most tech-savvy users. Tumblr...
Tumblr Proves That Even Billion Dollar Companies Can Screw Up Mass Emails

Killing Rumors With Facts: No, Facebook Didn't Decrease Page Feed Reach To Sell More Promoted Posts

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People have been screaming bloody murder, claiming Facebook purposefully reduced how many people see Page posts in the news feed to get Pages to pay to reach their fans. But that’s just not true, and I have the data to prove it, plus Facebook on the record saying the rumor...
Killing Rumors With Facts: No, Facebook Didn't Decrease Page Feed Reach To Sell More Promoted Posts

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh On Building A Virtuous Business In The City Of Sin

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Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh believes hard in the value of community. That might sound a little... nambypamby. Except that it really isn't. Consider the evidence: Hsieh engineered Zappos to be synonymous with excellent customer service, engendering cult-like loyalty among customers. Then last November, Zappos sold the business to Amazon for...
Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh On Building A Virtuous Business In The City Of Sin

That Time Marissa Mayer Stormed Out Of A Meeting After A Blogging Acquisition (YHOO)

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Influential blogger Dave Winer does not believe all the things Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is saying about letting "Tumblr be Tumblr." The source of his skepticism is a meeting he had with Mayer back in 2003. Back then, Google bought a blogging company called Blogger. Winer and his blogger friends...
That Time Marissa Mayer Stormed Out Of A Meeting After A Blogging Acquisition (YHOO)

Zynga’s Pincus fights back against copycat accusations

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Mark Pincus, the CEO of Zynga, isn’t pleased with reports that Zynga is ripping off games from small developers so he is doing something about it–wielding his pen to write passionate manifestos to employees invoking Silicon Valley greats like Apple. After a game developer accused Zynga of copying a game called “Tiny Tower”,  Pincus sent a 60-line memo...
Zynga’s Pincus fights back against copycat accusations
Don’t drop your iPad [video]
Funding daily: It's wise to invest in enterprise
Anyone Who Thinks Apple Will Rule The World Forever Should Look At This Picture

Badabing! For iOS Helps You Find All Of Your Facebook Friends' Bikini Pics

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Ok, so this app made me feel really dirty when I downloaded it. It’s called Badabing! and it basically goes through your friends’ photos on Facebook to pull out the ones of them at the pool or beach. In other words, we’re talking about scantily clad photos here. I of...
Badabing! For iOS Helps You Find All Of Your Facebook Friends' Bikini Pics
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