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Ubuntu One Music Store – The new iTunes?

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Cannonical enters the music market Cannonical are making some interesting moves with respect to making their desktop Linux distribution, Ubuntu, more friendly to mainstream users. They now have a Dropbox like service called Ubuntu One. Of which, the short term goal is to sync users’ files and application settings, via the...
Ubuntu One Music Store – The new iTunes?

Your smartphone is so smart it takes 14 gadgets and $1,200 to match it

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Ever wondered how much it would cost you to replicate the functionality of today’s smartphones with a collection of standalone gadgets? I picked out the main functions and apps of my iPhone 4S and tried to find approximate replacements for each of them on Amazon. The total bill came to $1,228.11,...
Your smartphone is so smart it takes 14 gadgets and $1,200 to match it

Here's Where Google Gets All Of Its Rock Star Talent (GOOG)

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We already know where most of the talent leaving Google ends up — but where's it coming from? We did a search on LinkedIn for Google, using the "past company" and "current company" filters. From there, we tracked down where all Google is getting most of its talent. Google is...
Here's Where Google Gets All Of Its Rock Star Talent (GOOG)

AOL Mail gets a refresh, thinks it can add you as one of its over 24M monthly active users

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I used AOL Mail back in the day when the Internet came on a CD and required me to call up to a loud telephone or something. One of my favorite features was read-receipts and deleting mail after I had sent it…just in case I said something stupid. I haven’t...
AOL Mail gets a refresh, thinks it can add you as one of its over 24M monthly active users
On HTC's Big Day, Everyone Was Talking About Samsung
Silicon Prairie startup MindMixer nabs $4M to bolster civic engagement

Should School be Taught in the Cloud?

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Should School be Taught in the Cloud? is a post from Chris PirilloOn March 5th, the U.S. Department of Education released its National Educational Technology Plan, which they named Transforming Education: Learning Powered by Technology. Some of the recommendations made in the report include things like having a computing device...
Should School be Taught in the Cloud?

Next to the gallows: Newspaper coupons

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The best reason that some newspapers have to stay in print — at least a few days a week — is to distribute coupons and circulars (free-standing inserts, or FSIs, in the jargon). But as newspaper circulation declines below critical mass and as digital means of delivery of coupons and...
Next to the gallows: Newspaper coupons

Why Instagram Will Be HUGE When It Comes To Android (GOOG)

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This weekend at SXSW, Instagram announced that its long-awaited Android version will be here very soon. That's not news. The Android app has been in the works for some time now. However, the announcement is symbolic. For many, Instagram filtered pics posted on Facebook and Twitter were a symbol of...
Why Instagram Will Be HUGE When It Comes To Android (GOOG)

iPhone launch caused 'crisis in design' at Samsung HQ, claims Apple

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US tech giant presents rival's internal document likening the look of gadget to 'heaven and Earth' in patent court battleApple has claimed an internal Samsung document showed that the 2007 iPhone launch triggered a "crisis in design" at its great rival, at the start of the second week of the...
iPhone launch caused 'crisis in design' at Samsung HQ, claims Apple
Smaller providers are offering big competition to Verizon and AT&T in the prepaid market
Mobile Phones Have Fingerprints, Too

Vodafone, this is a disgrace

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The mobile firm has handed an extortionate bill to a customer who had his 'insured' phone stolen. He now faces bankruptcyTwo years ago mobile phone insurance came top of a list we published of the 10 most useless financial products. Given Kaveh Lajmir's experience, we were right. Lajmir mislaid his...
Vodafone, this is a disgrace
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