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The Right Geeks To Fill The GOP's Tech Void

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To bridge the tech talent gap, 2016 GOP hopefuls might want to pay attention to these Republican tech heavyweights. Silicon Valley has long had a reputation as a Democrat's haven, and it's got the percentage points to prove it. In Nate Silver's recent FiveThirtyEight breakdown of the numbers, President...
The Right Geeks To Fill The GOP's Tech Void

Lucky numbers: Should you get a 7 or a 10 inch tablet?

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For as long as tablets have been a thing, the devices have ranged across a spectrum of sizes, from a too-massive 13 inches down to a dubious not-quite-sure-if-this-is-a-tablet 5 inches. Most manufacturers aren't even ashamed of the fractional inches attached to the screen size, to the point that such fractionals...
Lucky numbers: Should you get a 7 or a 10 inch tablet?

Samsung Smart Tango Corner Clean robotic vacuum hits Flickr ahead of CES launch

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There's no doubt that Samsung's holding its juiciest bits for the stage in Vegas, but the company has been letting a few items slip on by, with an update to its robotic vacuum line representing the latest pre-CES tease. The Smart Tango Corner Clean maintains a traditional circular design,...
Samsung Smart Tango Corner Clean robotic vacuum hits Flickr ahead of CES launch
One design, any screen: Introducing GigaOM's new look and feel

Apple gains FIPS 140 level 2 cryptographic compliance as it pushes for government business

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Over the last couple of years, Apple has been doing well to absorb the government business that BlackBerry has had locked up for years. They’ve moved to qualify their devices for secure operation in various forms and that includes meeting government cryptographic standards. Earlier this month, Apple was granted its...
Apple gains FIPS 140 level 2 cryptographic compliance as it pushes for government business

Four productivity-boosting replacements for stock iOS apps

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If you're an iPhone user, you're no doubt familiar with stock apps like Calendar, Mail, Notes, and Reminders. These are key tools in any mobile worker's arsenal, and yet all four have room for improvement. Some would say a lot of room. Below I've rounded up four great alternatives...
Four productivity-boosting replacements for stock iOS apps

Cash In Your Old Blackberry At uSell.com

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This post is sponsored by uSell, a price-comparison website that helps you find the best price when it's time to sell your BlackBerry, smartphones, and other used electronics. Find reputable buyers for your used devices on uSell. #sellblackberry If you're a BlackBerry user, you're no doubt looking forward to the...
Cash In Your Old Blackberry At uSell.com

Booting Up: Peter Thiel Wants YOU to Apply for His '20 Under 20′

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Rise and shine! (Photo: flickr.com/katerha) “You don’t want your analytical efforts to be obvious because voters get creeped out.” Data mining in politics is harder than it looks. [New York Times] It’s “20 under 20″ time once more! If you’ve just gotten to freshman year and you absolutely hate it...
Booting Up: Peter Thiel Wants YOU to Apply for His '20 Under 20′
Video shows how Hurricane Sandy methodically demolished East Coast web connectivity [video]
Why regulators are dead wrong about crowdfunding and risk

Amazon to create 1000 jobs in the UK for the Christmas season

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Students rejoice, there is work for you over the holiday season. Anyone who has taken up a seasonal job will likely remember the haul over Christmas and Amazon says that it will be opening 1000 jobs through its UK warehouses to cope with the demand for gift orders. Recruitment for...
Amazon to create 1000 jobs in the UK for the Christmas season

Why The Daily Failed, And What Rupert Murdoch Should Have Launched Instead

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The reason News Corp. has shut down The Daily, its iPad-only newspaper, is due to a simple math problem: not enough subscribers to cover the cost of production and distribution. The Daily had reportedly 100,000 subscribers at $40 per year which, by my math is only $4 million annually. The...
Why The Daily Failed, And What Rupert Murdoch Should Have Launched Instead

Tablets Beat Smartphones In Web Traffic For First Time

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Is it time to start thinking about the post-smartphone era, already? Adobe's been busy tracking over 1,000 websites around the world for nearly six years, and has monitored some 100 billion visits by Netizens to these properties to create its Digital Index publication, and the latest edition has a...
Tablets Beat Smartphones In Web Traffic For First Time

YouTube hints at a cleaner, simpler redesign that closely resembles Google+

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YouTube could be getting a full redesign in the not so distant future, adding a Google bar along the top of the page and a fresh look that closely resembles the company’s aspiring social network, Google+. Earlier today OMG! Chrome! picked up on a post shared by Chand Hamal Thakuri...
YouTube hints at a cleaner, simpler redesign that closely resembles Google+

Xbox One: five key points you need to know

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Microsoft has unveiled its new generation of games console - but what else can it do, and when can you buy one?1. What exactly is the Xbox One?It's the latest games console from Microsoft, announced at an elaborate event co-hosted in Seattle and London this week. It's the first new...
Xbox One: five key points you need to know

Xbox One will have a slot-loading Blu-ray drive to go with its 500GB HDD

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Microsoft has confirmed what many saw as inevitable: the Xbox will have a Blu-ray drive. The company just announced the victor in the drive wars will be installed as a slot-loading front unit in each of the new units to provide entertainment and gaming input along with a 500GB...
Xbox One will have a slot-loading Blu-ray drive to go with its 500GB HDD

Why Using Creative Commons Licensed Materials Is Not As Easy As It Looks

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Creative Commons recently celebrated its tenth anniversary, with well-deserved praise for its work flooding in from around the world. There's no doubt it has played an important role in raising people's awareness of the problems with copyright, and in offering some alternative licenses that ameliorate some of its worst aspects....
Why Using Creative Commons Licensed Materials Is Not As Easy As It Looks

You Can't Buy The Best Bumper Case For Your iPhone 5 -- Yet (AAPL)

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Kickstarter has birthed a number of different Apple cases and accessories with varying degrees of success, but a new aluminum iPhone bumper project is already successfully funded and there are still 40 days to go. It's called the AL13. You no doubt remember the plastic iPhone bumpers that Apple gave...
You Can't Buy The Best Bumper Case For Your iPhone 5 -- Yet (AAPL)

I want to do donuts in this DeLorean hovercraft

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The DeLorean has held a special place in the lexicon of pop culture since its appearance in the Back To The Future series, but its real history is even more nuts. Engineer John DeLorean, who produced lovely and iconic designs outside of cars, also tried to save his motor company...
I want to do donuts in this DeLorean hovercraft
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Stalking Shadow IT: Amazon Assembles An Enterprise Cloud Army

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If you're like most enterprise IT professionals, you have serious concerns about cloud computing. According to a new Lieberman Software 2012 Cloud Security Survey, sponsored by the Cloud Security Alliance, 88% of the 300 IT professionals surveyed believe that some of their data hosted in the cloud could be lost, corrupted...
Stalking Shadow IT: Amazon Assembles An Enterprise Cloud Army

Is 'Pirate DRM' Really the Best Response to Bulk DMCA Takedowns?

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The file-sharing world is a multi-headed beast but not just in the traditional ‘hydra’ sense. The most visible elements are the public torrent sites like The Pirate Bay, KickassTorrents and any of the others from the current Top 10. Generally (censorship efforts aside) these sites can be accessed by just...
Is 'Pirate DRM' Really the Best Response to Bulk DMCA Takedowns?

Shopping: save our streets | Editorial

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All retailers are vulnerable, but the threat is redoubled for purveyors of products that have been overtaken by technologySophisticated things can be said about the collapse this week of HMV, but two simple observations demand to be made at the outset. First, millions of Britons shopped there. For them, HMV...
Shopping: save our streets | Editorial
Where's the big money going in Europe? On money itself
Why This Loyal Apple User Switched From Apple TV To Roku

Can Google AdWords Customer Service Be Saved?

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I recently had an AdWords client get blacklisted by Google for policy reasons. Anyone who has worked on AdWords accounts for more than a couple of years has no doubt had this happen to them as well. In this case, I had just launched the client’s account and had bought...
Can Google AdWords Customer Service Be Saved?

Verizon Activated 3.1 Million iPhones In Q3 2012, But Only 651K Were iPhone 5s

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Verizon Activated 3.1 Million iPhones In Q3 2012, But Only 651K Were iPhone 5s: Chris Velazco for TechCrunch: Since the only device that fits the description is the iPhone 5, that breaks down to about 651,000 iPhone 5s sold and activated since the device's launch in September. That may seem...
Verizon Activated 3.1 Million iPhones In Q3 2012, But Only 651K Were iPhone 5s

Poshmark raises $12 Series B to get you shopping for fashion on your phone

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Poshmark, the mobile-first shopping app that lets users re-sell clothes on their phones and in virtual shopping parties, is expected to announce Tuesday that it’s raised a $12 million Series B funding round led by Menlo Ventures, with participation from existing investors Mayfield Fund, Inventus Capital, and SoftTech VC. The round...
Poshmark raises $12 Series B to get you shopping for fashion on your phone

After nearly 10 years, Adobe abandons its Creative Suite entirely to focus on Creative Cloud

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Adobe first launched Creative Suite 1 back in 2003, and now, ten years and six versions later, the company is taking a left turn: Adobe is abandoning its Creative Suite entirely to focus efforts on Creative Cloud. There will be backlash for this, no doubt. Adobe targets the same Pro...
After nearly 10 years, Adobe abandons its Creative Suite entirely to focus on Creative Cloud

30 days with Windows Phone 8 -- Perspective from an admitted iOS addict

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While we all have our favorite brands, there’s no doubt a bit of disservice that we do to ourselves when we don’t venture outside of our comfortable walls. That’s exactly the story with me, specifically related to Apple. I long ago overcame the desire to tinker, upgrade and fix my...
30 days with Windows Phone 8 -- Perspective from an admitted iOS addict
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