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SSD predictions at CES: fewer OEMs, lower prices

The Dealmaster's SSDs last an extra, extra, extra long time

arstechnica.com
Surprise Thursday Dealmaster, all up ins! It's Thursday, and I woke up this morning with deals that I am absolutely bursting to share. The fine folks at LogicBuy have been stuffing my turban overnight with savings, and we've got some neat stuff this week. Kicking off the listing is...
The Dealmaster's SSDs last an extra, extra, extra long time

Introducing Nasne, Sony's sleek DVR of (Japan's) future

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In another example of Japan getting all the neat stuff first, Sony details a beefy DVR and media storage hub that is compatible with its PlayStation, Vaio, Tablet, and Xperia lines. [Read more]...
Introducing Nasne, Sony's sleek DVR of (Japan's) future
Affectiva Raises $12M, Tells You How You Feel

Jason Kincaid on his time at TechCrunch (which yielded him the...

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Jason Kincaid on his time at TechCrunch (which yielded him the awesome piece of art above): My initial instinct was to shrug it off with an 'aw, shucks' -- after all, I'd only done what any self-respecting geek would do in the face of such awesomeness. But it also made...
Jason Kincaid on his time at TechCrunch (which yielded him the...
Windows Phone 8 vs. iOS vs. Android: One giant leap for Microsoft
Holy hackable lightbulbs, Batman: Philips' HUE bulb gets its own developer program
Innovation Agents: Fab's Bradford Shellhammer Embraces Risk, Defines Design

Use IFTTT's custom ESPN trigger channel to keep up with the Olympics

thenextweb.com
Over the past few years, there has been an explosion of cool web tools and APIs that allow users to do all kinds of neat stuff. Unfortunately, many of those tools exist in their own silos, unable to be connected in ways that their creators don’t approve of or haven’t...
Use IFTTT's custom ESPN trigger channel to keep up with the Olympics

Grand St., a curated Woot-esque service for 'creative technology', raises $1.3 million

thenextweb.com
Today Grand St. announced that it has raised a $1.3 million round of seed funding, led by First Round Capital. Also participating in the financing are a bloc of investors and entrepreneurs you know by name: Gary Vaynerchuk, betaworks, David Tisch, among others. Grand St., a service that remains in controlled beta, sells...
Grand St., a curated Woot-esque service for 'creative technology', raises $1.3 million

The Engadget interview: OnStar's Nick Pudar talks smart grids at CTIA 2012 (video)

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While visiting the Innovation Showcase at CTIA 2012, we ran into Nick Pudar -- OnStar's VP of Business Development -- who was kind enough to give us a few minutes of his time. We sat in the LTE Skype-enabled Chevy Volt on display and discussed such topics as OnStar...
The Engadget interview: OnStar's Nick Pudar talks smart grids at CTIA 2012 (video)

Reviewing submissions for Germantown gateway signage. Neat stuff. (@ Mad Platter Restaurant & Catering) http://4sq.com/6R9ClF

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Reviewing submissions for Germantown gateway signage. Neat stuff. (@ Mad Platter Restaurant & Catering) http://4sq.com/6R9ClF
Updated My Xbox Live App Brings Android Into The Mix, Adds iPhone-Only Remote Control Feature

Former Twitter Chief Scientist Abdur Chowdhoury Raises $1.35M For Super-Stealthy Startup Pushd

techcrunch.com
Former Twitter Chief Scientist Abdur Chowdhoury is working on a new, super-stealthy project called Pushd. Details are scarce, but here’s what we know: According to an SEC filing, he’s teamed up with Summize co-founder Eric Jensen and the two have raised $1.35 million for the venture, which is based in...
Former Twitter Chief Scientist Abdur Chowdhoury Raises $1.35M For Super-Stealthy Startup Pushd

Hedge Fund Manager Eviscerates Google, Says It's Turning Into The Xerox Parc Of Our Generation (GOOG)

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Hedge fund manager Eric Jackson just eviscerated Google at Forbes. He lays out everything that's wrong with the company and says it will be less innovative because of its new stock structure. The new stock structure gives Google's founders more control over the company, preventing activist shareholders from coming in...
Hedge Fund Manager Eviscerates Google, Says It's Turning Into The Xerox Parc Of Our Generation (GOOG)

This week at Microsoft: Windows 8, Surface, and a little Windows Phone for good measure

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Happy Friday tots and friendlies, it’s time for yet another installment of the TNW Microsoft roundup, content that is assuredly the highlight of your reading week. You are welcome. Now, as we always ask, do ensure that you are following our Microsoft channel on both Twitter and Facebook – we...
This week at Microsoft: Windows 8, Surface, and a little Windows Phone for good measure

Open transport data in Germany? Not if you're not Google

gigaom.com
Deutsche Bahn, the German railway company, is entirely owned by the state. So you may think it reasonable that its timetable data should be freely available, in line with the open data trend that’s growing so quickly in Europe. Think again. Not long ago, an enterprising group of open data...
Open transport data in Germany? Not if you're not Google

How Something You've Never Heard Of Is Changing Your World

techcrunch.com
Editor’s Notes: John C. Zolper, Ph.D. is the Vice President of Research and Development at Raytheon, an American corporation with core manufacturing concentrations in weapons and military and commercial electronics. So yeah, neat stuff. I’ve got a riddle for you. What do Blu-ray disks, military radars and LED light bulbs...
How Something You've Never Heard Of Is Changing Your World

Facebook launches Graph Search to aid users and take on Google

www.guardian.co.uk
Mark Zuckerberg says search feature which will eventually index all information on site is 'just some really neat stuff'Facebook has unveiled a new tool that allows users to sift through pictures, posts and messages. The company's founder and chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, claimed it could transform how people use the...
Facebook launches Graph Search to aid users and take on Google
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?