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The Strange Tale Of John McAfee Gets Even Weirder

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When someone repeatedly tells you something and then says, "Hey, I lied about that," it gets pretty hard to believe anything the person says. So it goes with the John McAfee saga, the stranger-than-fiction story of the antivirus software magnate and his life on the run. He has been avoiding...
The Strange Tale Of John McAfee Gets Even Weirder
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South Korean man indicted over North Korea retweet, facing seven years in jail

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A South Korean man could be facing up to seven years in jail for retweeting messages from North Korea. Park Jeong-Geun, 24, broadcast the message "Long Live Kim Jong-il," which originated from @uriminzok, an account that the North Korean government has been using since 2010. Mr Park, however, is...
South Korean man indicted over North Korea retweet, facing seven years in jail

ZTE PF112 hands-on

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ZTE's other handset launch of note at MWC this year was the PF112 (pictured at right next to SGS 2.) First take away here was the 4.5-inch 1028 x 720 HD display which was really bright and clear -- and again we were a little shocked by the dichotomy...
ZTE PF112 hands-on
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The Prime Minister Of Belize Says Antivirus Software Pioneer John McAfee Has Gone 'Bonkers'

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BELIZE CITY (Reuters) - Belize's prime minister on Wednesday urged anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee to help the country's police with a murder inquiry, calling McAfee "bonkers" for recent media statements. "I don't want to be unkind, but he seems to be extremely paranoid - I would go so far...
The Prime Minister Of Belize Says Antivirus Software Pioneer John McAfee Has Gone 'Bonkers'

Wait Until You Hear The Crazy Story About How John McAfee Founded His Coffee Company

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John McAfee made headlines earlier this year when he fled his home in Belize after being accused of murdering his neighbor. He's now taken up refuge in the US and recently ran this Q&A session on Slashdot. In it, he tells the weirdest story about how New River Coffee, his coffee company,...
Wait Until You Hear The Crazy Story About How John McAfee Founded His Coffee Company
Helping others and going green by giving away old gadgets and computers
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Why Google Calls Its Awesome Video Chat Feature 'Hangouts' (GOOG)

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Google social chief Vic Gundotra gave a good explanation of why Hangouts, the video chat feature of Google+, is so much different -- and better -- than most other video chat services. On stage at the SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, TX, Gundotra explained that Google looked at video...
Why Google Calls Its Awesome Video Chat Feature 'Hangouts' (GOOG)

LitPick, A Startup Founded By A Harvard Lad And His Dad, Aims To Rate Young Adult Literature

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The founders of LitPick have known each other since birth. Seth Cassel and his dad Gary founded their first company, FlamingNet in 2002 when Seth was in fourth grade. Designed as a book review site, Seth and his dad Gary built the site themselves and began taking a profit. “I...
LitPick, A Startup Founded By A Harvard Lad And His Dad, Aims To Rate Young Adult Literature

Love thy neighbor: Protected by the IDF, settlers destroy natural spring used by Palestinians for farming near Salfit by pouring cement into the spring. I can't for a single moment imagine how it must be to live amongst these vile people.

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Love thy neighbor: Protected by the IDF, settlers destroy natural spring used by Palestinians for farming near Salfit by pouring cement into the spring. I can't for a single moment imagine how it must be to live amongst these vile people.

Server Tweaking While P™ sleeps and Curie barks at the small neighbor dog ... I have attempted to a... http://goo.gl/MVW6

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Server Tweaking While P™ sleeps and Curie barks at the small neighbor dog ... I have attempted to a... http://goo.gl/MVW6
Zaarly Anywhere, meet Ubokia Everywhere: Ubokia launches embedded 'want' marketplaces

New York City's energy consumption mapped out

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Ever wonder how much energy your neighbor is using? If that neighbor lives in New York City, it's your lucky day. The entire city has had its power consumption statistically analyzed by Bianca Howard, a PhD student in mechanical engineering at Columbia University, together with Mechanical Engineering Professor Vijay...
New York City's energy consumption mapped out

Trickle-Down Web Innovation Breathes New Life Into Enterprise IT

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IBM spends over $1.5B every quarter in research and development (R&D) expenses. SAP? Closer to $700M. Oracle? Assuming we don't count the tens of billions it spends buying other companies, its actual quarterly R&D budget comes in just over $1B - around $900M. Microsoft, which has printed billions of dollars...
Trickle-Down Web Innovation Breathes New Life Into Enterprise IT

Taking Online Payments Mainstream [Sponsored Post]

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The first time I got a check for mowing the neighbor's lawn, I was faced with a vexing problem. "What should I do with this slip of paper that I can't directly take to the store?" What an inconvenience to have to go the bank and deposit the check...
Taking Online Payments Mainstream [Sponsored Post]

Books As Social Objects

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Verlyn Klinkenborg makes some astute observations about his use of iPad and Kindle as a reader of books, in particular the role that books play in social intercourse and how this is diminished becuase of the restrictions that digital books tools place upon us: The entire impulse behind Amazon’s Kindle...
Books As Social Objects
Google Voice is now in Google+’s Circle

Confirmed: Google Is Buying Meebo, The Startup That Turned Chat Into A Business

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Meebo has been around in Silicon Valley for years, starting with a site that let users chat with each other across different instant message services — and becoming a social toolbar, and much more. Now it’s joining its Mountain View neighbor to the east, Google. Chief executive confirmed the sale...
Confirmed: Google Is Buying Meebo, The Startup That Turned Chat Into A Business

Love Thy Neighbor on Facebook

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Meeting the new neighbors no longer requires a Welcome Wagon. Neighbors instead are turning to Facebook to build a greater sense of community online to complement the traditional block parties and neighborly door knocking. Current residents find that they can more quickly share are information, news and events with one...
Love Thy Neighbor on Facebook

Report: Tech Mogul John McAfee Has Been Captured

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John McAfee appears to have been caught. McAfee is the wealthy creator of anti-virus software and has been on the run from the Belize government for weeks. "We have received an unconfirmed report that John McAfee has been captured at the border of Belize and Mexico," his official blog reported...
Report: Tech Mogul John McAfee Has Been Captured

Google head worried about privacy risk posed by civilian drones

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In a subscribers-only interview published Saturday in the British newspaper, The Guardian, Google chairman Eric Schmidt called for increased regulation for non-military and non-law enforcement uses of drones. "How would you feel if your neighbor went over and bought a commercial observation drone that they can launch from their...
Google head worried about privacy risk posed by civilian drones
Hate in the sharing economy: "Any new business is always threatening to someone"

Smallknot Helps Locals Raise Cash To Keep Their Favorite Small Biz Alive

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Three former Wall Streeters have come up with a way for consumers to lend to their favorite small biz and have a real stake in their community.  Smallknot connects shoppers with local mom-and-pops in need of a smallish loan using a model that's part crowdfunding à la Kickstarter and microfinancing used on...
Smallknot Helps Locals Raise Cash To Keep Their Favorite Small Biz Alive

McAfee Hospitalized After Guatemala Refuses Asylum

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John McAfee was rushed to a hospital in Guatemala today, reports Reuters. He apparently suffered two mild heart attacks earlier in the day, according to his lawyer. Reporters witnessed McAfee carted off on a stretcher from a cottage owned by the immigration service. He had been detained there after crossing...
McAfee Hospitalized After Guatemala Refuses Asylum
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Mischo Erban breaks skateboard speed record, captures the run with camera-equipped Recon

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We know Quebec well for its maple syrup, poutine and fresh mountain air, but the French Canadian province also has a more sprightly side, renewing our neighbor to the north's status in the athletic arena from time to time as well. This month, it's BC native Mischo Erban, who...
Mischo Erban breaks skateboard speed record, captures the run with camera-equipped Recon

Bud Light's Loudly Supporting Gay Marriage -- No Matter What The Haters Say

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Bud Light thrust itself into the middle of the gay marriage conversation by posting an ad on its Facebook page promoting equality. The pic features a pair of Bud Light cans aligned like an equals sign. In around 15 hours, the post has accumulated more than 34,000 'likes' and racked...
Bud Light's Loudly Supporting Gay Marriage -- No Matter What The Haters Say
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