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Apple, Warner Music have signed deal for iRadio, sources say

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Over the weekend, Apple signed a new deal with Warner Music Group for recorded music and music publishing rights, say sources for the New York Times. The deal comes on top of one with Universal Music for recorded music. Apple is reportedly scrambling to secure new deals with the major...
Apple, Warner Music have signed deal for iRadio, sources say

There's Some Hope For Windows 8 After All (MSFT)

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Microsoft is getting ready to launch a new version of its Windows 8 operating system, codenamed Windows Blue, this summer that will reportedly fix many gripes people have with the current version. Microsoft's hardware partners are getting ready for the transition too. We've already seen some reports that smaller and...
There's Some Hope For Windows 8 After All (MSFT)

Sun Glass

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I don’t think glasses are the answer. I think it might be a 10-year answer, but not in the next five years. Maybe if they’re in sunglasses or what not. Jack Dorsey talking to the New York Times’ Brian X. Chen about Google Glass...
Sun Glass

New York Times videos now exempt from paywall, free 'for the foreseeable future'

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The New York Times announced this morning that its paywall is coming down from the videos section of its website, meaning that you can now enjoy more than 10 videos per month about vegetable caramelization best practices. The free access comes at the price of advertiser content, of course,...
New York Times videos now exempt from paywall, free 'for the foreseeable future'
Bean leaves may hold answer to killing bloodsucking bedbugs

Will the latest NSA surveillance scandal be a wake-up call for the power of data?

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Remember when the New York Times tried to make that whole, your-cell-phone-is-a-tracking-device idea happen? Well, it seemed that most of the population didn’t care. But perhaps the news that the National Security Administration has been collecting phone metadata on Verizon’s customers inside the U.S. might help people get hip to...
Will the latest NSA surveillance scandal be a wake-up call for the power of data?

'The New York Times' Built A Robot To Write Poems

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New York Times senior software architect Jacob Harris has a thing for robots and wordplay. You may recall he's the guy behind @nytimes_ebooks, the Times answer to the elusive and inscrutable Twitter bot @Horse_ebooks. So it's only natural that Harris has now created an algorithm that extrudes haiku out of the text of Times stories....
'The New York Times' Built A Robot To Write Poems

Google announces Glass Developer Kit, will enable offline apps and direct hardware access

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Google I/O 2013 is entering day two in San Francisco and a Google Glass developer session is happening right now. The focus is on the current Mirror API, which allows for online, web services-based apps that push simple content to the headset. This enables current apps like the New...
Google announces Glass Developer Kit, will enable offline apps and direct hardware access

Twitter's first star

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Thanks to her gift for 140-character witticisms, Kelly Oxford has transformed herself from Canadian stay-at-home mum to Los Angeles-based bestselling author and screenwriter. Hermione Hoby meets the woman all the celebrities followIf you can name five Kardashians but can't name five countries in Asia, stick a knife in an electrical...
Twitter's first star

Daily Report: Other Nations Offer Visas to Compete With Silicon Valley

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As Congress debates immigration, countries like Canada and Australia are trying to lure foreign entrepreneurs, Somini Sengupta reports in The New York Times....
Daily Report: Other Nations Offer Visas to Compete With Silicon Valley

Daily Report: Systems for Moving Anonymous Cash Abound Online

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Experts say there are hundreds of Internet payment systems that do not require users to identify themselves, making it difficult to seize on money laundering operations, Nicole Perlroth reports in The New York Times....
Daily Report: Systems for Moving Anonymous Cash Abound Online

Education Life: Teaching the Techies

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Data science is the hot new pursuit in higher education, a field spawned by the enormous amounts of data that modern technologies create. Claire Cain Miller writes about this trendy new field in the Education Life section of The New York Times....
Education Life: Teaching the Techies

Paul Graham: 37 Y Combinator Companies Have Valuations Of Or Sold For At Least $40M

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Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham just Tweeted an interesting data point about the valuations of YC startups. As of now, Graham says that 37 Y Combinator companies, out of 511 startups, have valuations of or sold for at least $40 million. My first thought when reading Graham’s Tweet was which...
Paul Graham: 37 Y Combinator Companies Have Valuations Of Or Sold For At Least $40M

Don't trust your lawyer's billing? Try Viewabill

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If you’ve spent any time working with a lawyer lately, you know how difficult it is to track the hours he or she is billing you. You basically just have trust the lawyer to be honest. Their invoice will float in a month after they do the work, and by...
Don't trust your lawyer's billing? Try Viewabill

NYPD now has Android smartphone arsenal to pull up records, identify perps

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Thanks to an NYPD pilot program, over 400 officers now have special Android smartphones that allow them to pull up suspect data on the spot, according to the New York Times. Patrol car-mounted laptops can be slow and cumbersome, while the call-disabled handsets (which look like Samsung's Rugby Smart...
NYPD now has Android smartphone arsenal to pull up records, identify perps

Nobody Is Impressed By Facebook's Big Attempt To Take Over Android (FB)

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Facebook's new Android experience called "Facebook Home" will be available for download on April 12 alongside a flagship smartphone, the HTC First. Mixed reviews are starting to show up from the technology world. The general sentiment is that Facebook Home puts the social network at the heart of the smartphone experience....
Nobody Is Impressed By Facebook's Big Attempt To Take Over Android (FB)

How Cheap Genetic Testing Complicates Cancer Screening For Us All

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Sometimes, more medical information is a bad thing. The influential United States Preventive Services Task Force recommends against most women getting genetic screenings for their susceptibility to breast cancer. Why? Because the tests are imperfect: for every woman who gets tested for genes associated with onset breast cancer, even more...
How Cheap Genetic Testing Complicates Cancer Screening For Us All

"It's a desperate thing to need everybody to be really happy with everything you say."

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"It's a desperate thing to need everybody to be really happy with everything you say." - Louis C.K., in an interview with Dave Itzkoff for The New York Times....
"It's a desperate thing to need everybody to be really happy with everything you say."
What can Python and the New York Times tell us about gender?

The New York Times Posts a Help Wanted Ad For a Sales Boss

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Anyone want to sell ads for America’s best-known newspaper? The New York Times is looking for a new ad sales head, following a corporate re-org that went into effect yesterday. Denise Warren, who used to head up both ad sales and the Times Web site, has a new role heading...
The New York Times Posts a Help Wanted Ad For a Sales Boss

New Workout App For Pebble Shows Why Your Wrist Might The New Hot Spot For Mobile Devs

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A new app created by Toronto-based developer and entrepreneur Alex Kennberg uses the Pebble to take users through a standard 7-minute workout (made popular through media coverage at outlets including the New York Times Magazine), and does so using only the tech on your wrist. It’s a great example of...
New Workout App For Pebble Shows Why Your Wrist Might The New Hot Spot For Mobile Devs
Announcing The TC Disrupt NY Hackathon API Workshop Schedule, Prizes & More

Booting Up: Now Elon Musk Wants to Build a Futuristic Rapid Transit System, Go Figure

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“What else can we do with my money?” (Photo via flickr.com/jurvetson) After a steady stream of complaints about hacking and spam, BT (a.k.a. British Telecom) is moving its six million customers off Yahoo! email. [Telegraph] “What we have concluded is that illegal enterprises — commercial child pornography, human trafficking, drug...
Booting Up: Now Elon Musk Wants to Build a Futuristic Rapid Transit System, Go Figure

Politico's Takedown Of The New York Times Editor 'Doesn't Ring True To Me,' Says Brian Stelter (NYT)

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Last night, Politico published a story called "Turbulence At The New York Times." Citing "More than a dozen current and former members of the editorial staff" it said that Times executive editor Jill Abramson is "stubborn and condescending" and "difficult to work with." It said: Just a year and a half...
Politico's Takedown Of The New York Times Editor 'Doesn't Ring True To Me,' Says Brian Stelter (NYT)

Today's Scuttlebot: Talent Agency for Coders, and Sewer Bots

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Thursday, selections include Foursquare's plans to expand its ad sales and search, robots that live in the sewers and one of the first agents for software developers....
Today's Scuttlebot: Talent Agency for Coders, and Sewer Bots

Steve Wozniak Is One Of The Few People Who Has Met The Kimye Baby

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In today's most bizarre celebrity friend pairings, it turns out Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is one of the few people who has had the privilege of meeting Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's new baby girl, North "Nori" West. Woz appeared on CNN's "Piers Morgan Live" Thursday night and discussed the encounter,...
Steve Wozniak Is One Of The Few People Who Has Met The Kimye Baby

Yahoo! Opening New Office in Times Square, Wants to Expand NYC Presence by 60 Percent

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(Photo: Tumblr) Yahoo is taking over New York, whether you like it or not. After the long-awaited announcement that the old school web giant had purchased Alley darling Tumblr for a cool $1.1 billion, the company held a press event in Times Square to make another big declaration: Yahoo will...
Yahoo! Opening New Office in Times Square, Wants to Expand NYC Presence by 60 Percent

Google and NASA team up for D-Wave-powered Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab

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Google. NASA. Quantum computers. Seriously, everything about the new Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab at the Ames Research Center is exciting. The joint effort between Mountain View and America's space agency will put a 512 qubit machine from D-Wave at the disposal of researchers from around the globe, with the...
Google and NASA team up for D-Wave-powered Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab

Kindle newspapers: How the experience needs to improve

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There’s something great about subscribing to a newspaper on a dedicated e-reader for automatic daily delivery. Goodbye, wet rolls of paper on the lawn. I love to read the New York Times at all hours on my Kindle Paperwhite. But the overall newspaper experience on Amazon’s Kindle is in need...
Kindle newspapers: How the experience needs to improve
FCC sets the stage to make in-flight Wi-Fi ridiculously fast
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