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Bubbles picks up $100,000 to reinvent email with handwritten notes

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Web-based email service Bubbles has picked up $100,000 from angel investors, including Arvind Jha, a former director of engineering at Adobe, for its mission to solve the email problem with handwritten notes. Though still in beta, Bubbles has attracted 40,000 users. The service provides a Web view of a virtual...
Bubbles picks up $100,000 to reinvent email with handwritten notes
Offline: the mailbox revisited

Innovations in online giving – are you making the most of social media?

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New technology can make it easier for donors to act on their emotions and give onlineAs innovation in online giving continues apace, integrating social media with donation websites is gaining kudos. The use of API (application programming interface) codes to do this is becoming increasingly popular because it enables charities...
Innovations in online giving – are you making the most of social media?
90 Seconds on The Verge: iPad mini, LG Nexus, and Windows Phone 8 dates

Booting Up: No One Will Listen to the Inventor of the GIF About Pronunciation

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Nope. Could our culture be any more saturated with hackathons? Now even the publishing business has latched onto them. [The Atlantic] The creator of the GIF insists it’s pronounced “jif,” and no one will listen to him, not even the Oxford English Dictionary. Also, the dancing baby is still one...
Booting Up: No One Will Listen to the Inventor of the GIF About Pronunciation

Social Media Updates for 2010-03-14

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Social Media Updates for 2010-03-14 is a post from Chris PirilloAll this energy at #SXSW makes me wonder why the Pacific Northwest doesn't have something truly similar? #Icons for the multi-touch world: http://gesturecons.com/ [via @amalucky] #"Oh good, the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders are here. Because lord knows how much geeks love football." [@violetblue #sxsw] #Hanging with...
Social Media Updates for 2010-03-14

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?
TabTale blends the technical with the creative to turn children's books into profits

I just read my nephew (Zander) a bedtime story: http://bit.ly/aWsPwO

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I just read my nephew (Zander) a bedtime story: http://bit.ly/aWsPwO

The US Open and the Future of Sports Coverage

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IBM’s US Open app has everything your run-of-the-mill tennis nut would want. It has live streaming of matches (at least on weekends), scores, news, and brief bios of the players. If I feel like taking a break from Maria Sharapova shrieking at Green Day levels on every groundstroke, I...
The US Open and the Future of Sports Coverage
Nintendo Wii U review

Netanyahu's nephew: "Israel is collectively punishing more than 1.5 million Palestinians by sealing them off in the largest open-air prison on earth."

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Netanyahu's nephew: "Israel is collectively punishing more than 1.5 million Palestinians by sealing them off in the largest open-air prison on earth."

On the road: Vauxhall Zafira Tourer 2.0CDTi 16v – review

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Sam Wollaston's trying out the new Zafira. No wonder he needs the help of a top comedianHmmm, I'm not finding this one easy, to be honest. They may have added a few scoops and ridges to this latest generation of Vauxhall's compact MPV, and given it headlights that look from...
On the road: Vauxhall Zafira Tourer 2.0CDTi 16v – review

TechNet, Microsoft, CISPA: Oh my! The current cybersecurity muddle hearkens to the early days of SOPA

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Are Microsoft, Apple, and a number of other technology companies that you know by name in favor of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, better known as CISPA? You wouldn’t know it by viewing the bill’s page listing letters of support from companies and organisations, but that frankly might not mean much. Today...
TechNet, Microsoft, CISPA: Oh my! The current cybersecurity muddle hearkens to the early days of SOPA

When I ask my little nephew to smile for a photo. This is what he does.

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When I ask my little nephew to smile for a photo. This is what he does.

RT @adellecharles: RT @fuelcreativity 10 reasons why clients should have their nephew design their website http://bit.ly/b7jcfI *Awesomeness

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RT @adellecharles: RT @fuelcreativity 10 reasons why clients should have their nephew design their website http://bit.ly/b7jcfI *Awesomeness

Ultimate Bro Man Built Real-Life Fire-Breathing Dragon Just Because He Could

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(Photo: Notcot.org) Important question: What was your reaction to the critically acclaimed film How to Train Your Dragon? Did you geek out over the animation? Did you take your nephew to see it? Bet ya didn’t build a fire-breathing dragon afterwards. Know why? Because you’re not this dude, who is much cooler...
Ultimate Bro Man Built Real-Life Fire-Breathing Dragon Just Because He Could
Through the Twinferno: Twin Engine Labs Exits Stealth Mode

Study finds kindergartners read better with the iPad

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After having observed my nephew using the iPad to read interactive books (his favorite is Thomas and Friends), I can tell you that I have huge enthusiasm for the future of iPad learning. Now, a recent study shows that the iPad actually raises the literacy scores of kindergartners, report Jim...
Study finds kindergartners read better with the iPad
My 3-year-old nephew gets the Chromebook Pixel, why don't you?

Dear Mariella: My nephew has been writing on Facebook about his dad having terminal cancer, and the family feels it's an invasion of privacy

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A woman whose nephew writes about his father's cancer on Facebook wants him to stop. Mariella Frostrup says seeking support is normal – and cyberspace is the modern mediumThe dilemma My brother has terminal cancer. His son, who is 41, continuously writes about his father's condition on Facebook. It's led...
Dear Mariella: My nephew has been writing on Facebook about his dad having terminal cancer, and the family feels it's an invasion of privacy

Playfic lets you create and share simple text-based games in minutes

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In the age of evolving technology, video games are starting to look more and more like movies. The last game I picked up for Xbox had a ten minute theatrical intro that looked like something I’m accustomed to seeing in a movie theater. One site wants to get us back...
Playfic lets you create and share simple text-based games in minutes

The people of Earth have spoken: One of Pluto's moons should be named Vulcan

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Back on February 10, 2013, the SETI Institute announced it would open up voting on naming Pluto’s fourth and fifth moons—which, so far, are called simply P4 and P5. SETI cautioned the winning entry would just be a suggestion. The new names had to be officially approved by the...
The people of Earth have spoken: One of Pluto's moons should be named Vulcan

Judge Rules Against Man Who Claimed Harassment Over Embarrassing Facebook Photo

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One of the first rules of public relations is "never be photographed with a drink in your hand," but now, in the Facebook age, it may simply be "never be photographed." A judge ruled that people can't sue for harassment simply because someone posts an unflattering photo of them on...
Judge Rules Against Man Who Claimed Harassment Over Embarrassing Facebook Photo

The Next Generation Will Leave Us in the Dust…and That’s a Good Thing

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My nephew is almost three years old and I doubt that he will remember pixels. Chances are that he’ll rarely use a physical mouse and keyboard, and he will never know the sheer joy that is digging through a mass of floppy disks trying to find that one game that didn’t suck...
The Next Generation Will Leave Us in the Dust…and That’s a Good Thing

26-Year-Old Reddit Co-Founder Aaron Swartz Has Died

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Aaron Swartz, the 26-year-old co-founder of Reddit, passed away yesterday according to The Tech. Swartz' uncle confirmed the news in a comment to The Tech, saying his nephew took his own life in his New York City apartment. "The tragic and heartbreaking information you received is, regrettably, true," Swartz' attorney,...
26-Year-Old Reddit Co-Founder Aaron Swartz Has Died
Ten Minutes With Adam Mosseri, the Guy in Charge of Facebook Home
Watch this: Facebook stuffs your friends in overhead bins in new Home ad

Why this mobile app developer’s marketing idea of free cash failed miserably on iPad launch day

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Pawn'd gave away cash to get people to download the game, but few iPad owners actually bit Seattle mobile app developer Michael Burford thought he’d come up with a brilliant brainstorm to find customers for his new mobile puzzle game, Pawn’d. And on the surface, the idea didn’t seem too far-fetched...
Why this mobile app developer’s marketing idea of free cash failed miserably on iPad launch day

Twilio Brings VoIP Calling to Any App With New iOS SDK

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Imagine playing a game of Scrabble on your iPhone against your mother. You and Ma are competitive and these games tend to turn into rabid battles for literary supremacy. Also, she's your mother so you want to talk about how things are with the family, your nephew and if Pa...
Twilio Brings VoIP Calling to Any App With New iOS SDK
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