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Steve Wozniak speaks out in favor of net neutrality, supports Megaupload

Insert Coin: Genie turns any camera into a world-class time lapse rig

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In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line. New Zealand-based designer Chris Thomson and filmmaker Ben Ryan found that...
Insert Coin: Genie turns any camera into a world-class time lapse rig

Is BitTorrent Done? Major Torrent Sites Consider Shutting Down

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For nearly a decade BitTorrent sites have ruled the file-sharing landscape. In recent weeks, however, worry about the future has increased drastically among the owners of some of the largest torrent sites. Yesterday, BTjunkie closed its doors for good, and TorrentFreak has learned that at least two other sites in...
Is BitTorrent Done? Major Torrent Sites Consider Shutting Down
It's official: Diablo III hits May 15

US Megaupload extradition request

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The US government formally calls on New Zealand to hand over the founder of the Megaupload file-sharing site and three of his co-workers....
US Megaupload extradition request

Apple begins offering new iPad owners in Australia refunds after LTE confusion

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Apple has begun to follow up on its proposal to refund customer in Australia that felt misled by the firm’s marketing of the LTE device. Last week an Australian consumer watchdog took the Cupertino-based firm to court arguing that it had failed to adequately communicate that the new iPad did...
Apple begins offering new iPad owners in Australia refunds after LTE confusion
Kim Dotcom search warrants ruled illegal by New Zealand court

Police seize MegaUpload founder's New Zealand home

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Authorities in New Zealand continue to haul away property belonging to Kim DotCom, founder of MegaUpload, who authorities in the U.S. accuse of piracy and causing over $500 million in damages to copyright owners....
Police seize MegaUpload founder's New Zealand home

Steve Wozniak visits with MegaUpload's Kim DotCom

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The Apple cofounder stopped in to visit Kim DotCom, the accused video pirate, on a recent trip to New Zealand. See the photo. [Read more]...
Steve Wozniak visits with MegaUpload's Kim DotCom
Facebook’s world takeover by the numbers
Chad Hurley Thinks Delicious’ Value Is Its Brand (Not Its Tech), Will Use It To ‘Restart Innovation

The Facebook Stats Game: Brazil Has The Highest Active Reach; Bangkok Tops The List Of Cities

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Facebook says that it generated half of its revenues outside of the U.S. and Canada in the first quarter of 2012, and some numbers out today underscore just how extensive its reach is in different markets, with active usage in some countries outstripping that of Facebook in its home market. According...
The Facebook Stats Game: Brazil Has The Highest Active Reach; Bangkok Tops The List Of Cities

Facebook launches dedicated Pages Manager app, making it easy to, well…

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One of the gripes that I have about Facebook’s mobile apps are that the service has simply too many features to pack into one mobile experience. I was really stoked when Facebook Messenger was released, because it made complete sense to focus in on that feature with a really great...
Facebook launches dedicated Pages Manager app, making it easy to, well…

Facebook Page Manager Mobile App Spotted In The Wild

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The stress of page management for mobile may be coming to an end.  The site 9to5mac reported of an iPhone app that was spotted in New Zealand called “Pages Manager.”  The app looks quite similar to the current Facebook iPhone app but has more in depth management features. The screens... Please visit...
Facebook Page Manager Mobile App Spotted In The Wild

Kim Dotcom warrant 'invalid,' New Zealand judge rules

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High Court judge says warrants were too general and says the data in cloned drives should not have been released to the FBI. [Read more]...
Kim Dotcom warrant 'invalid,' New Zealand judge rules

Google launches Map Maker in South Africa and Egypt and 10 more countries soon

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Google is today announcing that it is launching its Mapmaker product in South Africa and Egypt. Ten more countries will be able to make use of the service in the next few weeks including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Norway and Switzerland. Map Maker allows user to...
Google launches Map Maker in South Africa and Egypt and 10 more countries soon
Bing Maps updated with 215TB of new high-resolution imagery

Bing Maps piles on 215TB of new Bird's Eye imagery, proves it's a small world after all

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Did you think Microsoft was done with Bing Maps updates after it threw a whopping 165TB of satellite imagery at virtual explorers? You've got another thing coming. The mapping crew in Redmond has thrown another 215TB of data over the fence, this time targeting its Bird's Eye views. Most...
Bing Maps piles on 215TB of new Bird's Eye imagery, proves it's a small world after all

Briefly: First Enyo-based iOS app, New Zealand trademark dispute

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The first app developed for Apple's iOS using the now open-source Enyo 2.0 framework has hit the App Store, while Apple seeks to bar the trademarking of a mobile device case called the "driPhone" in New Zealand....
Briefly: First Enyo-based iOS app, New Zealand trademark dispute

Kim DotCom to get monthly living expenses of $48,000

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New Zealand court rules the MegaUpload founder will see more monthly cash and also be allowed the use of one of his cars. [Read more]...
Kim DotCom to get monthly living expenses of $48,000

WHOA: Facebook's Testing A Feature That Charges You To Send Messages To Friends

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Facebook is frantically casting around for new sources of revenue, Geoffrey Fowler and Shayndi Raice of the Wall Street Journal report. One new feature the company is testing is called "Highlight." Currently live in New Zealand, Highlight allows you to pay $2 (~$1.50 US) to be sure that your friends...
WHOA: Facebook's Testing A Feature That Charges You To Send Messages To Friends

Megaupload raid warrant 'invalid'

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Warrants used to carry out a search and seize data from online storage site Megaupload were invalid, a New Zealand judge rules....
Megaupload raid warrant 'invalid'

Megaupload founder granted bail

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The founder of file-sharing site Megaupload, who faces charges of copyright infringement, is granted bail by a New Zealand court....
Megaupload founder granted bail

Facebook rolling out new “Pages Manager” app for iPhone

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Facebook has just broken out another feature of their main app and released Pages Manager for the iPhone. The app appears to function just like the main Facebook app, but with all of the features dedicated to fan pages. It also features some new features like access to Facebook’s...
Facebook rolling out new “Pages Manager” app for iPhone
Adobe Photoshop Touch for iPad: the future of content creation?
The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement: ACTA struggles to pass in Europe

New Zealand judge orders US to hand over Megaupload documents

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Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and his co-defendants scored a significant victory on Tuesday when a New Zealand judge ordered the United States government to hand over evidence the defense will need to prepare for an upcoming extradition hearing. He rejected the government's argument that the defendants should make do with...
New Zealand judge orders US to hand over Megaupload documents

Sony Music Unlimited comes to iPhone with streaming music app

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Android and PlayStation Vita owners have felt the Music Unlimited love on their respective devices for quite some time now, but the Spotify / MOG / Rdio competitor has finally made its way to the App Store, bringing with it yet another option for streaming music on iOS. The...
Sony Music Unlimited comes to iPhone with streaming music app

Megaupload judge quit after quote

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A New Zealand judge steps down from the file-sharing site extradition case after describing the US as "the enemy"....
Megaupload judge quit after quote

Facebook's App Center Goes International: Open To All English-Speaking Countries; Developer Translation Tool Added

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Last week we got a little clue that Facebook was gearing up to take its App Center to markets outside the U.S., when it began to appear in the UK. As of today, it’s official: Facebook has now extended the App Center to Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa,...
Facebook's App Center Goes International: Open To All English-Speaking Countries; Developer Translation Tool Added
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