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At a Chinese art museum, an iPad on a pedestal

Literary Agent: Authors Don't Need Middlemen, They Need Partners

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One of the false impressions our frequent detractors seem to pick up from the stories covered here is that Techdirt hates middlemen. This couldn't be further from the truth. Mike Masnick has often stated that middlemen can be extremely useful. The problem is, most middlemen aren't. Most middlemen in disrupted...
Literary Agent: Authors Don't Need Middlemen, They Need Partners

iOstand for iPad and Android tablets has a magnetic personality

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The start-up iOmounts has sold out of its first shipment of iOstands, a nifty pedestal accessory for tablets and smartphones....
iOstand for iPad and Android tablets has a magnetic personality

Home audio for the minimalists: 3 pedestal sound bars compared

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Pedestal-style sound bars are the easiest way to improve on the sound of your TV, with the least intrusion on your living room decor. We compared three models head-to-head. [Read more]...
Home audio for the minimalists: 3 pedestal sound bars compared

7 things I wish we knew before our seed round

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“The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming…” – Theodore Roosevelt The first time you raise...
7 things I wish we knew before our seed round

This developer won’t quit until he has built the best version of Instagram for the web

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Good things come to those who wait, as we learned with Instagram’s massive Android success. For those of us who still use laptop and desktop computers (crazy, right?), there still isn’t an official way to brose the beautiful photos on Instagram, other than one at a time. For developer Brenden...
This developer won’t quit until he has built the best version of Instagram for the web

Fanboys Lose Their Shit as Apple Debuts Bigger, Better, Thinner iPhone 5

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BEHOLD. (Photo: twitter.com/PACrACkZ) Here we are, gathered once again for what’s always expected to be an ecstatic cross between Christmas and the Rapture: Apple’s latest media event and the unveiling of the latest iPhone. Tim Cook rattled off facts like the iPad accounts for 91 percent of tablet-drive web traffic...
Fanboys Lose Their Shit as Apple Debuts Bigger, Better, Thinner iPhone 5
INSIDER: Google's Tablet Is As Good As The iPad 2 And Way Better Than Amazon's Kindle Fire

Why you probably shouldn't buy a Windows 8 ultrabook

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The clock is quickly winding down to the official launch of Windows 8. Along with a completely redesigned interface and Windows experience, hardware partners are lined up, ready to offer Windows 8 ultrabooks. The question businesses and consumers will need to answer, though, is whether or not a Windows...
Why you probably shouldn't buy a Windows 8 ultrabook

To save science, try celebrating "high quality ignorance"

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Fenix_21 LONG BEACH, CA—Stuart Firestein chairs the biological sciences department at Columbia University, and he came to the stage on the second day of the TED2013 conference in Southern California to address the scientific process. Specifically, Firestein wanted to share his thoughts on its ability, or lack thereof, to...
To save science, try celebrating "high quality ignorance"

Moshi's origami iPad case folds into its own stand

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At CTIA, CNET tugged the pricey, plush Moshi Versacover case into a pedestal for the iPad. [Read more]...
Moshi's origami iPad case folds into its own stand

Google Adjusts Political Posture With Sponsorship Of Conservative Conference

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In interesting but ultimately not very shocking news, Google has signed on as a major sponsor of the Conservative Political Action Conference, which is more or less what it sounds like. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. It’s just a little odd seeing Google, which is becoming increasingly political,...
Google Adjusts Political Posture With Sponsorship Of Conservative Conference
Basis: Moving beyond the glorified pedometer

Google Should Be Terrified Of These 11 Startups (GOOG)

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Google is in a pretty good position right now. It's by a very wide margin the best search engine on the market, and it's charging into other spaces like payments and music. But those sectors are ripe for disruption, and all it takes is a good idea from a startup...
Google Should Be Terrified Of These 11 Startups (GOOG)

Rhode & Schwarz anechoic test chamber waves-on

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We're oft treated to fantastic news by the FCC while devices are tested in its immense labyrinth of labs but what we've not seen much of is the type of equipment contained within them. While the smaller Rhode & Schwarz TS8991 that we had a peek at today is...
Rhode & Schwarz anechoic test chamber waves-on
The incredible shadow-dancing light sculptures of Diet Wiegman

Please Sheryl Sandberg, Don't Speak On Behalf Of Working Women

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With two sons in high school, I'm increasingly philosophical about the issues I've faced as a mother, wife and working woman. For these reasons, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's 2010 TED Talk, upcoming book and subsequent press onslaught have fascinated me. I am conflicted about her message, but ultimately I have decided she should probably...
Please Sheryl Sandberg, Don't Speak On Behalf Of Working Women

Review: Jobs is an entertaining, if impressionistic, portrait of Steve Jobs as a young man

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Jobs opens with the introduction of the iPod on October 23, 2001 at an Apple Town Hall meeting. In the audience are a somewhat slimmer Jony Ive and other Apple employees. In the scene, Ashton Kutcher, as an aged and bearded Jobs, delivers the product and a company stump speech...
Review: Jobs is an entertaining, if impressionistic, portrait of Steve Jobs as a young man
Quirky Unveils The App-Enabled Milk Jug Of The Future: The Milkmaid
Turf Geography Club -- now more Monopoly than Foursquare

Apple announces new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

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If the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display was feeling lonely up there on its high-resolution pedestal, it needn't any longer. As expected, Apple just announced a 13-inch version to keep it company. The 2,560 x 1,600 resolution means that 13-inch screen offers a ppi of 232, marginally more...
Apple announces new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

★ Thoughts and Observations Regarding Yesterday's iPhone 5 and Music Event

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A Double Feature There’s been a consistent formula to the post-Steve Jobs Apple keynote events. Tim Cook opens, and speaks in broad terms about where Apple is. Numbers and milestones. Then he hands things over to Phil Schiller to do the actual product introduction. Schiller in turn brings out domain...
★ Thoughts and Observations Regarding Yesterday's iPhone 5 and Music Event

iHome iP76: chameleon LED Bluetooth tower for your iPhone

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iHome's upcoming pedestal-style Bluetooth speaker has 16 multicolor LED clusters that create "exciting light effects." [Read more]...
iHome iP76: chameleon LED Bluetooth tower for your iPhone

The Web Used to Take Down Stumbling Businesses, Now It's Taking Down Stumbling People

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Social media allows fans to interact with the objects of their adoration as never before. And one of the big benefits is that celebrities, politicians, and entertainers who at one time were held on a pedestal now seem more human, more relatable. But the Web can also capture those...
The Web Used to Take Down Stumbling Businesses, Now It's Taking Down Stumbling People

Google Lowers Prices To Try And Kill Amazon's Cloud (GOOG, AMZN)

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Remember Compute Engine, Google's Amazon-killer cloud that launched in a "limited preview" this June? So far it hasn't exactly knocked Amazon from its pedestal. So Google's trying an age-old tactic: lowering prices. At the time it was announced, Google said it would be faster and cheaper than Amazon's cloud, offering...
Google Lowers Prices To Try And Kill Amazon's Cloud (GOOG, AMZN)

GE rolls out WattStation and WattStation Connect for charging EVs

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GE spent the second half of 2011 teasing its WattStation solution for powering electric vehicles. Now that the company has captured your attention with that slick, Yves Behar-designed "pedestal," it's ready to deliver. In case you forgot, the WattStation Connect is a charging station / software platform developed in...
GE rolls out WattStation and WattStation Connect for charging EVs

Scientists develop flush-efficient toilet system that can turn waste into energy, sort before it recycles

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Scientists from Singapore's Nanyang Technological University aren't keen on being wasteful -- that's why they've developed a toilet that uses 90% less water than other commodes and is capable of generating energy. Aptly named the No-Mix Vacuum Toilet, the porcelain pedestal's pot divides waste between two partitions -- one...
Scientists develop flush-efficient toilet system that can turn waste into energy, sort before it recycles

Are Square and Dwolla Teaming Up to Disrupt Visa and Mastercard?

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Ben Milne, CEO of Dwolla. (Photo: Lanyrd) Visa and Mastercard have long dominated the retail payment business (afterall, when was the last time you saw someone flaunting a Discover card?). But now, New York-based Dwolla* and San Francisco-based Square may be collaborating to knock the two legacy institutions off their pedestal....
Are Square and Dwolla Teaming Up to Disrupt Visa and Mastercard?
Surprise! LinkedIn feels secure with two-factor authentication too

Video: Malcolm Gladwell dissing Steve Jobs

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“And of the great entrepreneurs of this era, people will have forgotten Steve Jobs” FORTUNE — Edited down to 2 minutes for your convenience, author Malcolm Gladwell’s provocative remarks about which entrepreneurs will be remembered 50 years from now and which forgotten: http://youtu.be/6FrnyIUVrHw In a nutshell, the bestselling author (Tipping Point, Blink,...
Video: Malcolm Gladwell dissing Steve Jobs
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