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Old News Can Be Good News For Media Sites

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One strategy we've seen some media sites use over the years for their web properties is to lock up the "archives" and charge for access to it, on the assumption that if people want to see old stories, there must be some reason, for which they'd be willing to spend....
Old News Can Be Good News For Media Sites

The Chinese Are Coming! The Chinese Are Coming!

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By now you must have heard of Unit 61398 of the People’s Liberation Army: “an overwhelming percentage of the attacks on American corporations, organizations and government agencies originate in and around [their] white tower,” claims the New York Times, who were themselves recently owned by the 1337 h4ck3r5 of the...
The Chinese Are Coming! The Chinese Are Coming!

Boot up: Sony's PS4 misstep, hacking everywhere, Samsung copy/paste redux, and more

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Plus cockroaches remote-controlled, how Anonymous helped find the Chinese army hackers, BlackBerry sales estimate slashed, and moreA burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamWhy Apple doesn't talk, vol. 3: Sony's PlayStation 4 announcement >> Apple OutsiderMatt Drance: People would have happily waited...
Boot up: Sony's PS4 misstep, hacking everywhere, Samsung copy/paste redux, and more

How To Find Facebook Messages That Facebook Is Hiding From You (FB)

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Facebook has a pretty aggressive spam filter to keep messages from creepers, and trolls from hitting your Facebook message inbox. Like any spam filter, though, it's sometimes too aggressive, and grabs messages that aren't spam. (Maybe this is old news to some of you, but for a lot of us...
How To Find Facebook Messages That Facebook Is Hiding From You (FB)

Watch YouTube Videos Offline With The YouTube Downloader

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While this might be old news to some, I’m sure there are still a few people who wouldn’t mind hearing about this tool.Let’s say you’re on YouTube, and you see a video you really like. It’s downright awesome, and you think “Hey, I’d love to put that on my iPod.”...
Watch YouTube Videos Offline With The YouTube Downloader

Old News Can Be Good News For Media Sites

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One strategy we've seen some media sites use over the years for their web properties is to lock up the "archives" and charge for access to it, on the assumption that if people want to see old stories, there must be some reason, for which they'd be willing to spend....
Old News Can Be Good News For Media Sites

The art of important work, of making a ruckus and of inventing the future

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Entrepreneurs teach VCs, not the other way around. And I was lucky early in my career to back Seth Godin, who taught me a lot. When I met Seth, he was writing books and building a web company. I backed that web company, Yoyodyne, which exited to Yahoo! a few...
The art of important work, of making a ruckus and of inventing the future

PowerVR Series 6 mobile GPUs are almost here, we go eyes-on with a test chip (video)

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Imagination Technologies is on a high right now. Throughout 2012, the company's PowerVR graphics processors continued to monopolize the iPhone and iPad as well as appearing in (late 2011) Android flagships, the PlayStation Vita and even the first Clover Trail-powered Windows 8 tablets. But you know what? That's old...
PowerVR Series 6 mobile GPUs are almost here, we go eyes-on with a test chip (video)
Study: Daily deals sites are bleeding each other dry

AngelList Wings Is A Handy App For Searching AngelList On Your iPhone

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If you’re a heavy user of the startup community that is AngelList, there’s a useful little application that you should know about. The under-the-radar iOS app called “AngelList Wings” is a native app for browsing, searching, following and reading about the startups, founders and investors on AngelList. The app uses...
AngelList Wings Is A Handy App For Searching AngelList On Your iPhone

Nice Try, HP (HPQ)

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The market has now had a day to chew over the Hewlett-Packard news: The discovery of an alleged accounting fraud that triggered a huge writedown of $9 billion of the $11 billion Autonomy acquisition, and Another horrible quarter As we mentioned yesterday, of the two pieces of news, the horrible...
Nice Try, HP (HPQ)

Microsoft's rebirth: How Ballmer's plan to rebuild the company is crossgrain to its past

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You might have missed it, but Microsoft in the process of fundamentally changing its business model. Decades into its history, the company has realized that to best serve the technology market, it must rethink its methods of business. From the enterprise to the consumer and from the cloud and back again, Microsoft...
Microsoft's rebirth: How Ballmer's plan to rebuild the company is crossgrain to its past

iPad 3 is old news: 7.85-inch model due in Q3, says report

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Forget the iPad 3, a 7.85-inch model due later this year, says report. [Read more]...
iPad 3 is old news: 7.85-inch model due in Q3, says report

Hatch Is An iPhone Pocket Pet From The Makers Of To-Do App Clear That Goes Beyond Your Standard Tamagotchi

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Impending and Realmac software, the team behind super simple to-do list Clear, has a new project in the works called Hatch. This is a marked departure from a GTD app, one that has more in common with the Tamagotchis that were once everywhere, long before the advent of the smartphone....
Hatch Is An iPhone Pocket Pet From The Makers Of To-Do App Clear That Goes Beyond Your Standard Tamagotchi

The old, yet new firestorm: Windows RT is restricted, limiting the performance and API access of certain apps

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Before you read this post, go ahead and fire up this clip. Tab back to this post when you are all set.  If you have been over to Reddit in the last few hours, the following post must have caught your attention: “With Windows 8 on ARM, alternate browsers will...
The old, yet new firestorm: Windows RT is restricted, limiting the performance and API access of certain apps

THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Here's How Google Can Beat Facebook (GOOG)

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The Google Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email GOOG Up With Markets Markets are up after the long weekend but these next four days are going to be huge. Shares of GOOG are up with tech. Investors continue look for Android...
THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Here's How Google Can Beat Facebook (GOOG)

4 Real Secrets We've Learned So Far About Apple

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What happens when one of the most secretive companies in the technology industry goes to court to battle its largest competitor? It is forced to reveal what it does not want to reveal, which has created a feeding frenzy in the tech press over every little detail that surfaces. But...
4 Real Secrets We've Learned So Far About Apple

If Google can cancel Acer's license, why should Apple have to grant one to Google?

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After a post in which I explained that "if Apple patented rounded corners, Google patented linked documents", I'd now like to comment on the IP licensing and competition issues relating to Google's pressure on Acer that resulted in the cancelation of a Chinese product launch. Acer is a member of...
If Google can cancel Acer's license, why should Apple have to grant one to Google?

Google's 'forcing' users to use Google+ is old news - a year old, actually

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In November 2011, we let all y’all know that Google+ was not a social network; rather, our Google sources told us, it was intended to be a unified login system for all Google services, the single key to unlock all your Google-powered apps and accounts. Then yesterday, some folks...
Google's 'forcing' users to use Google+ is old news - a year old, actually

Your Internet Is Already On Your TV

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Still waiting for the Internet and TV to converge? It may have already happened. Four out of 10 Americans have connected their TV to the Internet, according to a new Forrester study. If you’re just talking about the whippersnappers in 18-to-32 age bracket, the number shoots up to 6 in...
Your Internet Is Already On Your TV

Google's YouTube App Adds on Advertising to the Equation

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Google has released a brand new YouTube app for iOS 6 just one day before Apple is due to launch the latest iPhone. Although the move seems like a step backwards for the Mountain View company, as previous iPhones came pre-loaded with YouTube, it's actually a step forward, as it...
Google's YouTube App Adds on Advertising to the Equation

Canon announces PowerShot SX280 HS with WiFi, ISO 6400 and 20x lens, we go hands-on

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How do you justify splurging for a pricey point-and-shoot when your smartphone takes "good enough" pictures on its own? A 20x lens, for starters. Canon's new PowerShot SX280 HS is small enough to tuck away in a pocket, yet it packs a 25-500mm f/3.5-6.8 lens. That's old news for...
Canon announces PowerShot SX280 HS with WiFi, ISO 6400 and 20x lens, we go hands-on

Telerivet lets you create your own SMS service anywhere in the world [video]

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Last week was the 20th anniversary of the SMS, and what better to celebrate than news of a startup enabling you to set up your own SMS service anywhere in the world? SMS is old news to us in the West, but for much of the developing world it’s the...
Telerivet lets you create your own SMS service anywhere in the world [video]
Weird Science and the remembrance of fists past
United becomes the first US airline to offer intercontinental internet with satellite-based Wi-Fi

NVIDIA outs GeForce GTX 670 GPU: it's Kepler without the mortgage

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This'll be old news for some lucky folks, but NVIDIA has just unveiled the GeForce GTX 670 graphics card. It aims to bring Kepler to gamers who don't have off-shore bank accounts, with a price tag of $399 (or £329 in the UK, and €329 in Europe). What sacrifices...
NVIDIA outs GeForce GTX 670 GPU: it's Kepler without the mortgage
Travel the World! See Exotic Places! Youngsters Need Not Apply

Redesigned Digg iOS app downloads stories before you leave the house

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Launching alongside the monochrome hues of Digg's site redesign, its iOS app has been given a similarly-colored treatment. The update is available to download now and adds several mobile-centric features, including offline reading. Under new ownership, Digg's renovated app plays nice with both Facebook and Twitter, while a new...
Redesigned Digg iOS app downloads stories before you leave the house
Apple’s Power Nap Is Basically Microsoft’s Windows SideShow/Connected Standby

OkCupid Asks Ad-Blocker Users To Go Ad-Free Forever For $5 With This Smart, Funny Banner

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“So normally there would be an ad in this spot. But you’re using an ad-blocker like a boss. Here’s a solution: You donate $5 to us once, & we remove all ads from the site forever.” That’s the text from a sidebar banner appearing on OkCupid to users with ad-blocking software installed....
OkCupid Asks Ad-Blocker Users To Go Ad-Free Forever For $5 With This Smart, Funny Banner
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