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Google leaks Google Drive details on its French Blog by accident

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Google accidentally posted its long-awaited Google Drive announcement on its Official French Blog this morning, but the search engine quickly deleted the mishap. Fortunately, Google+ user Gerwin Sturm (via François Bacconnet) ran the post through Google translate, and then he copied it to his account. So, here (finally!) are all the nitty gritty details: [This story is developing...]...
Google leaks Google Drive details on its French Blog by accident

Facebook IPO: Social network declares Google as primary rival in S-1 filing

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Well, it is finally here: Facebook’s IPO filing was just made public, and the monster document details information about the social network’s value, revenue, and its No. 1 competition—Google. The filing brims with particulars that private companies do not need to share, but public companies do, and there are...
Facebook IPO: Social network declares Google as primary rival in S-1 filing

Chrome 25 beta folds in Web Speech recognition, security whitelists

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It's that special time of the season -- the time when Google posts another Chrome beta and teases what more timid among us will see in the stable release. With Chrome 25, the focus is on voice. The new beta includes the Web Speech API and lets us issue...
Chrome 25 beta folds in Web Speech recognition, security whitelists

Qualcomm outs global LTE chip, claims a world first

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Global flavors of LTE bands can be a hassle for travelers and firms making multiple versions of the same device, but Qualcomm says its solved that quandary with a new radio chipset. Dubbed the RF360, the silicon is hailed as the world's first mobile chip that packs support for...
Qualcomm outs global LTE chip, claims a world first

Scientists create simulation of the universe, reenact 14 billion years in a few months

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Are animations of Curiosity's Mars landing not enough to feed your space exploration appetite? Try this on for size: a group of scientists from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies have generated what's billed as a full-fledged simulation of the universe. Arepo, the...
Scientists create simulation of the universe, reenact 14 billion years in a few months

Intel details 14 dual-core Ivy Bridge processors ahead of Computex

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Intel announced its quad-core Ivy Bridge processors in April, but we've known that dual-core CPUs must be on the way too. And alas, the chip maker does have some up its sleeve -- 14, to be exact. Core i5 and Core i7 versions will be the first to ship,...
Intel details 14 dual-core Ivy Bridge processors ahead of Computex

Advice From Google Insiders On How To Be A Great Manager (GOOG)

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Google is run by engineers, but it still needs a lot of people to manage the teams and make sure things are running smoothly. Enter the product managers — a batch of executives that sits between the top brass and the teams for each product like Chrome or advertising....
Advice From Google Insiders On How To Be A Great Manager (GOOG)

NVIDIA Tegra 4i update adds LTE-Advanced speeds

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NVIDIA's Tegra 4i appeared in February boasting, amongst other things, its built-in Cat. 3 LTE modem capable of speeds as high as 100Mbps. What NVIDIA didn't make obvious at the time was that the i500 modem, the fruit of its Icera acquisition, had the processing grunt to enable a...
NVIDIA Tegra 4i update adds LTE-Advanced speeds
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Facebook’s $1 Billion Instagram Deal Didn’t Affect Path’s Valuation In Recent Raise

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Why? Because the term sheets were signed weeks ago. The deal was only announced this week. (Yes, sorry, there isn’t a more interesting reason.) However, Scott Raney, a partner at Redpoint Ventures, the firm that led the deal, suspects the valuation would have almost certainly gone up in this...
Facebook’s $1 Billion Instagram Deal Didn’t Affect Path’s Valuation In Recent Raise

Microsoft: Designers! Designers! Designers!

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The now infamous Steve Ballmer tirade of “Developers, Developers, Developers” has turned into one of the worst tech jokes around, however Microsoft seems to have tweaked it a bit for the launch of Windows Phone 7 Series with the inclusion of a 69 page PDF.They now seem to care immensely...
Microsoft: Designers! Designers! Designers!

NTT DoCoMo hopes to expand content game with Buongiorno buyout

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Japanese mobile operator, NTT DoCoMo, is making a play at the Italian firm Buongiorno, a mobile content provider that boasts two billion customers across 57 countries. The €224 million offer must still be approved by Italian regulators, and would reflect a purchase price of €2 per share for the...
NTT DoCoMo hopes to expand content game with Buongiorno buyout

AT&T scores WCS spectrum victory, covers 608 markets and 82 percent of Americans

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The wireless landscape shifted a bit today, as the FCC has made good on its promise to allow AT&T's deployment of LTE service over the WCS band. In all, the regulatory agency approved Ma Bell's acquisition of licenses to the underutilized 2.3GHz spectrum from Comcast, Horizon, NextWave and San...
AT&T scores WCS spectrum victory, covers 608 markets and 82 percent of Americans

Cuba's undersea fiber cable potentially sees consumer internet use for first time

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An underwater fiber cable linking Cuba and Venezuela has given the island a hard connection to the internet since 2011, but reports have said that only government bodies from both countries have used the line. According to internet and network analysis firm Renesys, the cable lit up with activity...
Cuba's undersea fiber cable potentially sees consumer internet use for first time

Dish Network's Hopper gets an off-air digital TV tuner, software update packing new features

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If recording satellite television using one of Dish Network's Hopper systems left you longing for something a little more terrestrial, there's good news: the firm just unveiled an off-air digital tuner that's compatible with its marsupial-themed hardware. For those eager to record broadcasts picked up with an antenna, the...
Dish Network's Hopper gets an off-air digital TV tuner, software update packing new features

Microsoft details the People app, its cloud-connected address book for Windows 8

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If you've yet to try the Release Preview of Windows 8 for yourself, fear not, because along with our detailed impressions, Microsoft is catering to your trepidation with a series of blog entries on its MSDN site that explore the nitty-gritty details of its latest OS. In the latest...
Microsoft details the People app, its cloud-connected address book for Windows 8

Oculus Rift dev kits to ship in March 2013, orders fulfilled by mid-April

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Were you one of the many folks to donate your hard-earned cash to the crazy folks developing the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset? Sadly, we've got some bad news for ya -- you won't be playing Doom 3: BFG Edition with your new headset any time this year, as...
Oculus Rift dev kits to ship in March 2013, orders fulfilled by mid-April

Watch Out, Best Buy, Ikea Is Now Selling Their Own HDTV System And It’s Awesome

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Ikea is entering a brave new world: home entertainment systems. The company unveiled its UPPLEVA line today with a smart YouTube ad (embedded after the jump). The video spot quickly explains that the UPPLEVA line is the savior to living rooms everywhere with hidden cable tracks, integrated wireless components and...
Watch Out, Best Buy, Ikea Is Now Selling Their Own HDTV System And It’s Awesome
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Here's Everything You Need To Know About Facebook's Coming IPO

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Good morning! Facebook finally filed for its initial public offering earlier this week. We've been all over the news and have a ton of stories. Here's our complete breakdown of the IPO: Facebook's entire business, in a series of charts. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will owe $1.5 billion in...
Here's Everything You Need To Know About Facebook's Coming IPO

JP MORGAN: Facebook's Mobile Business Isn't As Bad As You Think (FB)

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The big investment banks are out out with their initial ratings on Facebook. We're gathering them all up today. Check here to see the investment banks' research as we get it. So far, we have Doug Anmuth of J.P. Morgan's note. He rates Facebook "overweight" and gives it a year-end...
JP MORGAN: Facebook's Mobile Business Isn't As Bad As You Think (FB)

Cisco CRS-3: Download Library of Congress in Just Over One Second

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Cisco has announced a new routing system that they say is going to speed up the Internet in a big way. Dubbed the Cisco CRS-3, the company claimed that the new system – currently being tested by AT&T – is three times faster than its predecessor, which was introduced...
Cisco CRS-3: Download Library of Congress in Just Over One Second

Acer announces the Iconia A1 Windows 8 tablet: 9.7-inch IPS display, will sell for $169

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And the news just keeps on coming. Acer just made yet a third product announcement here at its New York City press event. That would be the Acer Iconia A1 Windows 8 tablet, a $169 tablet. Acer hasn't confirmed much yet -- it's just teasing the tablet for now...
Acer announces the Iconia A1 Windows 8 tablet: 9.7-inch IPS display, will sell for $169

Microsoft outlines Play To for Windows 8 developers, shows media sharing just a heartbeat away

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Play To is often an unsung advantage of Windows 8; it's the key to spreading media throughout the home without jumping through hoops, much like Apple's AirPlay or the more universal Miracast. Microsoft wants those quieter Windows advocates to pipe up a bit. It just posted a sweeping developer...
Microsoft outlines Play To for Windows 8 developers, shows media sharing just a heartbeat away

Nokia and Motorola press events go down tomorrow, get your liveblogs here

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Tomorrow is a busy, busy day folks. Things would be exciting enough with just one of these events going down, but you get a joint conference from Nokia and Microsoft at 9:30am (ET) followed by a Motorola announcement at 2pm (ET). Lucky you! We'll be on hand, as usual,...
Nokia and Motorola press events go down tomorrow, get your liveblogs here

webOS 1.4 SDK is out

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Developers! Hie thee to the Palm Developer Center to download the SDK for webOS 1.4. What's new? We're so glad you asked:webOS now incorporates WebKit 4, which features enhanced CSS support and numerous other improvements.The webOS implementation of the HTML 5 Media API has been updated, bringing closer conformance to the...
webOS 1.4 SDK is out

The 15 Startups Everyone Is Talking About In Silicon Valley Right Now

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For the last week we've been asking everyone we talk to in Silicon Valley which startups are working on cool stuff. What follows is a round of what the companies that people are most excited about.Crowdtilt is helping friends pay for things more easily. Year Founded: 2011 Space: Group-buying Why...
The 15 Startups Everyone Is Talking About In Silicon Valley Right Now

Toshiba outs Satellite U945 and P845t Ultrabooks, Satellite S955 thin-and-light

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In addition to unveiling that U925t laptop / tablet hybrid yesterday, Toshiba is announcing a few more conventional-looking PCs this week at IFA. These new models include the Satellite U945, a low-end Ultrabook; the Satellite P845t, an Ultrabook with a touchscreen; and the Satellite S955, a 15-inch thin-and-light. Across...
Toshiba outs Satellite U945 and P845t Ultrabooks, Satellite S955 thin-and-light
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Mobile Privacy Bill Introduced In The House, Would Regulate Carrier IQ-Like Tracking Software

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The Carrier IQ controversy has prompted numerous concerns and fears over citizens’ privacy rights. That’s why Congress has gone ahead and taken precautionary steps to ensure this type of situation never happens again by drafted a bill called The Mobile Device Privacy Act in the House of Representatives. The...
Mobile Privacy Bill Introduced In The House, Would Regulate Carrier IQ-Like Tracking Software
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