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The Power Of Data Exhaust

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Scott Brown had a question about the number of parked domains he was hearing about: Do the domain providers have an email reply set up? What he found has led to the launch of Bounce.io, a five-month company that harvests 20 to 30 million bounced emails per day in what...
The Power Of Data Exhaust

DSLR gets dollop of Raspberry Pi for future home-baked camera accessories

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We love a tasty mélange of gadgets, and that's just what photographer / hacker David Hunt has served up with a Raspberry Pi board inserted into his DSLR's battery grip. He used the handle for power, while exposing the Pi's USB, network and video ports for easy on-camera access,...
DSLR gets dollop of Raspberry Pi for future home-baked camera accessories
How marketers can use Facebook's Graph Search to understand consumers
Chumby no more: employees at Technicolor, technology waiting to be sold

A perfect match: PC game designers and the quest for compatibility

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Making games for computers is apparently akin to churning out sausage. For the most part, consumers are privy to the final yummy-looking package, give or take the occasional wandering bug that decides to crash their gaming spread. Underneath all that sumptuous, juicy meat, however, is a healthy helping of...
A perfect match: PC game designers and the quest for compatibility

Multiple Usernames & Passwords No More: OneID Unveils Its Next-Gen Identity Service

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Today, our online identities are fragmented across an array of usernames, email addresses, screen names, social media accounts, passwords, and on and on. We struggle to remember our login info and passwords, so oftentimes we use a few simple passwords that are easy to remember, or find ourselves turning to...
Multiple Usernames & Passwords No More: OneID Unveils Its Next-Gen Identity Service
Search and Social: How Two Will Soon Become One

Excited About Apple TV? Don't Watch This Video

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Asa Mathat / AllThingsD.com Lots of Apple watchers listened to Tim Cook’s NBC interview last night and concluded that the company has big plans for the fabled Apple TV. After all, Cook said TV was an area of “intense interest.” But that would be bigger news if Cook hadn’t said...
Excited About Apple TV? Don't Watch This Video

Screaming past 2MM active users, Pokki launches on Windows 8 to restore normalcy for the confused

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When Pokki left beta, what feels like just a moment ago, the company announced that it had some 1 million active monthly users. This morning the company, a product of Sweet Labs, has announced that its active tally is now a full 2 million users, and that it is ready to brave Windows...
Screaming past 2MM active users, Pokki launches on Windows 8 to restore normalcy for the confused
Network A lets video viewers choose their own adventures: one clip, 800 permutations
Singaporean Ad-Matching Platform AdzCentral Gets $3.2M Series A

Let's breathe interactive life into the common textbook

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Students learn in a variety of ways — they listen, read, create, speak, share, engage, ask, get assessed, receive feedback, get mentored, and eventually maybe become a mentor themselves. Some need to read less and listen more, others need to “do” first then read. Some need to ask, others...
Let's breathe interactive life into the common textbook

Building A Better Yahoo Finance: YCharts Hits Its Stride As A Reliable Destination For Financial Data

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When it comes to predicting how companies or stocks will perform, we all have our own methods of fundamental analysis (I personally prefer voodoo). But, generally speaking, for the everyday investor, it can be tough to pick out the key metrics and stats buried in the ocean of unreliable financial...
Building A Better Yahoo Finance: YCharts Hits Its Stride As A Reliable Destination For Financial Data

Apple v Samsung: how the jurors can decide

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A guide to the issues in the iPhone and iPad maker's multibillion-dollar action claiming the Korean giant copied its technologySo you got the gig as a member of the jury on the Apple-Samsung trial. It's been a blast so far: big names such as, well, perhaps not, but Phil Schiller,...
Apple v Samsung: how the jurors can decide
Apple Patent Would Use The iPad's Built-In Magnets To Turn The Tablet Into An In-Car Entertainment System

Panasonic shows off foldable Windows 8 Ultrabook hybrid, launches October 26 (hands-on)

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Found along the sidelines of Panasonic's CEATEC booth, the AX series Ultrabook is a foldable hybrid that will be arriving in Japanese stores later this month. Ready to launch with Windows 8 (both standard or Pro) built-in, the Ultrabook houses a 11.6-inch touch display at the ever-popular 1,366 x...
Panasonic shows off foldable Windows 8 Ultrabook hybrid, launches October 26 (hands-on)
Jony Ive, Marissa Mayer, and Dick Costolo discuss unknowable secrets at all-star pizza dinner

Boot up: Chumby dies, does Facebook need a browser?, Oracle v Google recaps and more

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Plus what people search for when they search for porn, tweetbombs and attention, Google kills more products and moreA quick burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamChumby no more: employees at Technicolor, technology waiting to be sold >> The VergeThe Chumby widget...
Boot up: Chumby dies, does Facebook need a browser?, Oracle v Google recaps and more

Tweetbot developer says 'don't panic', most Twitter changes are ok, and apps will continue

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With all of the opinion being tossed around about the future of third-party apps under Twitter’s new restrictive API rules, there hasn’t been a lot of reasoned response from the developers that are most effective. Today, Tweetbot developer Tapbots posted a nicely composed set of thoughts about its future under...
Tweetbot developer says 'don't panic', most Twitter changes are ok, and apps will continue

Online passwords: keep it complicated

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By now, you probably have about 20 different passwords you're struggling to remember. There must be an easier way. How do you stay one step ahead of the hackers - and still stay sane?Let me hazard a wild guess: the system of passwords you use on the internet - for...
Online passwords: keep it complicated

Who should I follow on Twitter? Microsoft edition

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2012 has been pretty busy for Microsoft. We've seen the new, very different, Windows 8, not to mention a new version of its mobile OS and no end of hardware permutations from PC and laptop makers. With that in mind, this time on WSIFOT, we've assembled a together who...
Who should I follow on Twitter? Microsoft edition

Billions, Pokes and an IPO: A look back at Facebook in 2012

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Facebook’s 2012 has quite literally been its biggest year in its 8-year existence – we’ve seen sponsored stories, sponsored posts, sponsored sponsors, privacy gaffes, a billion dollar acquisition, a billon user milestone and an IPO, just to name a few highlights. Mark Zuckerberg’s baby has come a long way in 2012,...
Billions, Pokes and an IPO: A look back at Facebook in 2012

Fits.me Finally Shipping A New Robot That Makes It Easier To See What You’re Going To Look In That Suit

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As a fat, lazy blogger, I find myself often buying clothes online only to discover that XXL for a designer in Spain is basically a XXS for babies in America. The resulting shape and return fees were enough to drive me to distraction – until I saw this wild robot...
Fits.me Finally Shipping A New Robot That Makes It Easier To See What You’re Going To Look In That Suit

Moneto's $30 Android mobile payment kit goes on sale, brings contactless payments to four Samsungs

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Not everyone's smartphone has NFC, and of those that do, an even smaller subset have official Google Wallet support. It would seem Mountain View's complacency is Moneto's gain, as the outfit's recently put up for sale its $30 NFC-enabled microSD card -- enabling plebes everywhere sans contactless circuitry to...
Moneto's $30 Android mobile payment kit goes on sale, brings contactless payments to four Samsungs

The private space industry has arrived: SpaceX has orders for 40 rocket launches, worth some $4 billion

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Now that SpaceX’s Falcon 9 has proven that private enterprise can fling rockets into space, and potentially dock with the International Space Station, what will the company do next? As it turns out, keep shooting rockets into space, at very regular intervals, for a great host of customers. According to...
The private space industry has arrived: SpaceX has orders for 40 rocket launches, worth some $4 billion

Backed Or Whacked: The Eyes Have It

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Editor’s note: Ross Rubin is principal analyst at Reticle Research and blogs at Techspressive. Each column will look at crowdfunded products that have either met or missed their funding goals. Follow him on Twitter @rossrubin. In last week’s Backed or Whacked, I discussed watches, one of the mixes of fashion and function that many wear every day....
Backed Or Whacked: The Eyes Have It

Foldify glues together Papercraft, the iPad and AirPrint to create a rare and delightful experience

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Sometimes it’s easy to start thinking that we’ve seen everything that iPad apps have to offer. It begins to look like permutations of the same interfaces and features remixed in a different way. Then something like the super clever Foldify comes along and blows you away. An app that combines...
Foldify glues together Papercraft, the iPad and AirPrint to create a rare and delightful experience

With 100 Million Comments, Topix Has Quietly Become The Local Watering Hole

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I’m from a relatively small city in Ohio called Pepper Pike. If I want to find out news about it, the easiest thing for me to do is Google “Pepper Pike News.” The number one result is quite useful: Topix. In fact, Topix is the number one result for a...
With 100 Million Comments, Topix Has Quietly Become The Local Watering Hole

PlayStation 3 Slim review (late 2012): is the third time a charm?

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More Info Sony announces a slimmer PlayStation 3, 250GB bundle launches September 25th for $269 Sony PlayStation 3 (2012) up close and personal (eyes-on) Sony explains missing PlayStation 3 price drop on old models, EU exclusivity of Flash memory version What else can be said about the PlayStation 3...
PlayStation 3 Slim review (late 2012): is the third time a charm?

Big Jambox now available in custom colors, price stays the same at $300

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We suppose even if you did buy a custom Jambox speaker done up in Red Sox colors, you wouldn't necessarily cop to it in the comments. As it turns out, though, you wouldn't be alone: more than 70 percent of the people who purchase a Jambox on Jawbone.com choose...
Big Jambox now available in custom colors, price stays the same at $300
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