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Zynga chief security officer Nils Puhlmann reportedly resigns
Appcelerator announces coding conference and hackathon-for-good (exclusive)

SAP's effort to get startups on HANA bandwagon chugging along

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SAP has spent the past year wooing entrepreneurs around the world in hopes they'll be entranced enough by its much-hyped HANA in-memory database to build products and even entire companies around the technology. On Friday, SAP brought the road show to Cambridge, Massachusetts, home of the Massachusetts Institute of...
SAP's effort to get startups on HANA bandwagon chugging along

Hotel reviewers at TripAdvisor get $250,000 to lend through Kiva platform

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One of the biggest online travel resources, TripAdisor, has announced its partnership with the microlending platform Kiva that will allow TripAdvisor users to lend money to those who need it without spending a dime. Kiva might be described as a Kickstarter for people, it’s a nonprofit organization pursuing a goal of fighting poverty...
Hotel reviewers at TripAdvisor get $250,000 to lend through Kiva platform

"A simple feat... only expensive": The Oatmeal tries saving Tesla's lab

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Wardenclyffe's tower, built by Tesla, mid-dismantle before it was sold for scrap in 1917. Tesla Society A fundraiser is underway to save scientist Nikola Tesla's old laboratory, named Wardenclyffe, and to turn the site into a museum. The fundraising is spearheaded by Matthew Inman, creator of the webcomic site The...
"A simple feat... only expensive": The Oatmeal tries saving Tesla's lab
'Sesame Street' eyes one billion YouTube views

The Atlantic is going to launch a paid content offering soon

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The Atlantic Magazine has long resisted the idea of a paywall, but Atlantic Media President Justin Smith revealed at GigaOM’s paidContent Live 2013 conference in New York Wednesday that the company is about to launch a paid product within the next two or three weeks. Smith didn’t go into many...
The Atlantic is going to launch a paid content offering soon
How one man is bringing VoIP, 'Net access where telecoms fear to tread

How OpenStreetMap Got Apple To Give It Due Credit

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Apple has finally given credit where credit was due: To OpenStreetMap, a crowdsourced world map that Apple recently began using in its iPhoto app without proper attribution. "Apple attributes OSM in iPhoto," OpenStreetMap's official Twitter account announced on Thursday, including a screenshot of the credit. "We were first aware earlier...
How OpenStreetMap Got Apple To Give It Due Credit

Semiconductor industry to recover this year

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Increased sales of electronics and new forms of computing devices will drive the worldwide semiconductor market to growth this year after a slowdown in 2012, the nonprofit organization World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) said on Monday. Semiconductor revenue this year will grow by 4.5 percent compared to 2012, in...
Semiconductor industry to recover this year

Sponsor post: MIT StartLabs showcasing 7 student startups at Boston Beta

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MIT StartLabs is a nonprofit organization founded by MIT engineering students to cultivate the next generation of technical entrepreneurs. StartLabs is currently running “Concept to Company,” an intensive four-week accelerator providing seven teams with the time, resources, funding and mentorship to bring their ideas to life. Following the monthlong program,...
Sponsor post: MIT StartLabs showcasing 7 student startups at Boston Beta

Pencils of Promise plans to build 100 schools and fund 1 million days of education this year

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While traveling in India, entrepreneur Adam Braun found a small boy begging on the streets and asked him, “What do you want most in the world?” The boy answered, “A pencil.” Following that experience, in 2008, when he was just 24 years old, Braun started a nonprofit organization called Pencils of...
Pencils of Promise plans to build 100 schools and fund 1 million days of education this year

TED Curator Chris Anderson On The Conference's Past, Present & Future

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TED, the international conference known for tackling "ideas worth spreading" just topped a billion views for its videos. That's a billion with a "b." That milestone didn't just happen on its own - TED has been gathering momentum online for a decade. The first step came in 2001, when TED's current...
TED Curator Chris Anderson On The Conference's Past, Present & Future

What's a Facebook 'like' worth?

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What's the tangible, money-in-the-bank benefit of a Facebook follower? Social marketing mavens have pondered the question for years and we're still not any closer to a hard answer. Facebook last month swept fake "Likes" from its pages, to the chagrin of spammers. But do efforts at gaming the social network even...
What's a Facebook 'like' worth?

OLPC brings tablet capability to aging XO laptop with touchscreen

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One Laptop Per Child is redesigning its venerable XO-1.75 laptop, by adding a touchscreen, the nonprofit organization said in a blog post....
OLPC brings tablet capability to aging XO laptop with touchscreen
3D printing gunmaker forms company to flout copyright law, à la the Pirate Bay

Most of the Internet's top 200,000 HTTPS websites are insecure, group says

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Ninety percent of the Internet's top 200,000 HTTPS-enabled websites are vulnerable to known types of SSL attack, according to a report by the Trustworthy Internet Movement (TIM), a nonprofit organization that tries to solve Internet security, privacy and reliability problems....
Most of the Internet's top 200,000 HTTPS websites are insecure, group says

Top tips for a great video meeting

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This post is sponsored by Citrix® GoToMeeting®. Attend your meetings from anywhere. Try GoToMeeting today for Free! The definition of work is changing. Offices are claimed in co-sharing spaces, at coffee shop tables or steps away from the bedroom. Business owners hold meetings without even having to leave the...
Top tips for a great video meeting
One Laptop per Child XO-4 Touch merges 7.5-inch tablet and laptop for students worldwide

11 major public relations mistakes (and how to learn from them)

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“There is no such thing as bad publicity,” unless your company’s latest advertising campaign completely backfires and angers countless loyal customers. Even the most established brands are not immune to a faulty public relations blunder — including household names like McDonald’s and Coca-Cola — and it takes more than an...
11 major public relations mistakes (and how to learn from them)

Mozilla postpones default blocking of third-party cookies in Firefox

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Mozilla has postponed blocking third-party cookies by default in the Beta version of Firefox 22, "to collect and analyze data on the effect of blocking some third-party cookies."The nonprofit organization is, however, not softening its stand on protecting privacy and putting users first, Brendan Eich, Mozilla's CTO and senior...
Mozilla postpones default blocking of third-party cookies in Firefox

EPIC presses FBI in lawsuit for details on biometric database

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A privacy watchdog has filed a lawsuit contending the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has failed to provide requested technical information about a biometric identification database expected to be the largest in the world.The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), a nonprofit organization based in Washington, alleges the FBI failed...
EPIC presses FBI in lawsuit for details on biometric database
Chutzpah: Google also wants 2.25% of every iPhone sale

Bitcoin | California Says the Bitcoin Foundation is a Money-Transferrer

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The California regulator that oversees the state's banks, money-transmitters and credit unions thinks the nonprofit organization that advocates for Bitcoin might be in the money sending business. So late last month Paul Crayton, a lawyer with the California Department of ......
Bitcoin | California Says the Bitcoin Foundation is a Money-Transferrer

3D printers may soon produce guns, startup Wiki Weapon says

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A 3D-printed gun capable of firing multiple rounds may be unveiled soon. Cody Wilson, the 25-year-old founder and director of nonprofit organization Defense Distributed, recently told Mashable that the end product of Wiki Weapon, the initiative to create an operational 3D-printed gun, may soon be ready to unveil to...
3D printers may soon produce guns, startup Wiki Weapon says
Iraq's first hackerspace: bringing a DIY studio to Baghdad

Nonprofit Group Highlights Privacy Issues in Mobile Payments

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Some mobile payment methods are so convenient that you can walk into a store and buy something without even taking your smartphone out of your pocket. But at what cost? The Center for Democracy and Technology, a nonprofit organization that focuses on technology laws, thinks privacy is the major tradeoff...
Nonprofit Group Highlights Privacy Issues in Mobile Payments

Apple working with North Carolina to increase local green energy production

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Apple has revealed that it is working with a nonprofit organization, which was created by the North Carolina Utilities Commission, to augment regional "local renewable energy production" that will supply its data center there with green energy....
Apple working with North Carolina to increase local green energy production

Intel's New Studybook Tablet Reignites Rivalry With OLPC

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Intel on Tuesday announced a reference design for a new 7-inch education tablet, which will rekindle the chip maker's rivalry with nonprofit organization One......
Intel's New Studybook Tablet Reignites Rivalry With OLPC

Linux Foundation Names New Fellow

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The Linux Foundation has named Greg Kroah-Hartman as a fellow of the organization where he joins a small group that includes Linux creator Linus Torvalds. - The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, has announced that Greg Kroah-Hartman is joining the organization as a...
Linux Foundation Names New Fellow
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