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Angry Birds boss: Piracy helps us 'get more business'

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Slams music biz's 'terrible' attempts to crush pirates Music industry chiefs must have been pleased to hear that the maker of pig-squishing iPhone game Angry Birds has learned from its mistakes in combating piracy.…...
Angry Birds boss: Piracy helps us 'get more business'
Here's How The Adman Who Charges $1,000 A Tweet Justifies His Fee

InsideHook Targets Successful Dude Demographic

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There are guide sites aplenty for college guys or for men in their 20’s. But what happens when one-time keg guzzlers and adrenaline junkies hit an age when they want something more refined? Veterans of the dude space think they have an answer. InsideHook is a daily guide site...
InsideHook Targets Successful Dude Demographic

This Startup's Revenue Exploded From ~ $10 To ~$30 Million Last Year

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No, Thrillist won't be eyeing an IPO anytime soon. But its business has grown leaps and bounds in the past year. We spoke with cofounder Ben Lerer who updated us on all of the numbers. In the past year, Thrillist's revenue has more than tripled. Lerer says it grew...
This Startup's Revenue Exploded From ~ $10 To ~$30 Million Last Year

Android users: Got a buck? Spend it on these 4 apps

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Now that the Google Play store has hit 25 billion downloads, Google is offering select apps for a quarter over the coming days. A quick scan of today’s $0.25 picks show a wide range of apps, from exercise tracking to productivity to games and more. The whole list is worth a look,...
Android users: Got a buck? Spend it on these 4 apps
Good Deal: 'Hotline Miami' is $5 on Steam this weekend

'Angry Birds Space' now available in Blackberry App World

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Rovio's intergalactic pig-torturing game Angry Birds Space is now available for Blackberry devices. Described as the "number one mobile game of all time," Angry Birds Space was first released for iOS, Android, Mac, and PC a month ago and was downloaded over 10 million times in three days. A...
'Angry Birds Space' now available in Blackberry App World

Shigeru Miyamoto admits he's a fan of Angry Birds, just like the rest of us

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Mario and Zelda (amongst others) creator Shigeru Miyamoto was in Paris to promote the launch of the Nintendo 3DS as a guide in the Louvre. While company executives have previously dismissed and decried smartphone gaming, Miyamoto was asked about his favorite non-Nintendo game and for the first time, admitted...
Shigeru Miyamoto admits he's a fan of Angry Birds, just like the rest of us

New Elastic MapReduce Features: Metrics, Updates, VPC, and Cluster Compute Support (Guest Post)

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Today's guest blogger is Adam Gray. Adam is a Product Manager on the Elastic MapReduce Team. -- Jeff; We’re always excited when we can bring features to our customers that make it easier for them to derive value from their data—so it’s been a fun month for the EMR team....
New Elastic MapReduce Features: Metrics, Updates, VPC, and Cluster Compute Support (Guest Post)
The cute and charming violence of 'Battleblock Theater'

Are IT Fears Holding Back Cloud Computing?

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As corporate IT workers adapt to the shifts towards decentralized, cloud-computing services in place of in-house technology assets, they have to be asking themselves: “Am I working myself out of a job?” This fear, justified or not, is one way to explain the persistent efforts of many enterprise IT...
Are IT Fears Holding Back Cloud Computing?
Angry Birds Space launching March 22nd, NASA tutorial charms our pants off
Comparing 'Angry Birds' pigs to the 'Bad Piggies'

Smarty Pig: get your friends to pay for your junk- http://bit.ly/cHvjBA

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Smarty Pig: get your friends to pay for your junk- http://bit.ly/cHvjBA

Twitter announces it will sponsor the Apache Software Foundation to promote open source

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Twitter loves open source. In fact, its engineers are known to be heavy consumers and producers of open source technology, and the team has already managed to release a lot of its own work into the community, including Bootstrap, a toolkit for kickstarting CSS for websites and apps and Cassie: A Scala client for Cassandra....
Twitter announces it will sponsor the Apache Software Foundation to promote open source

Hey Clock Fans: Here's a day in the life of a Stuffed Pig dealing with his Alarm Clock. http://bit.ly/aFhZ5Q

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Hey Clock Fans: Here's a day in the life of a Stuffed Pig dealing with his Alarm Clock. http://bit.ly/aFhZ5Q

Shatner: J.J. Abrams a 'pig' for taking on 'Star Wars'

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Captain Kirk weighs in on J.J. Abrams taking on the new "Star Wars" movie, and he doesn't sound too happy about it. [Read more]...
Shatner: J.J. Abrams a 'pig' for taking on 'Star Wars'

If you can code, Mortar Data says you can use its Hadoop service

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If you have a lot of unstructured data, don’t have (or want) a Hadoop cluster and can write Python jobs, Mortar Data has got the service for you. The New York-based startup, which just emerged from stealth mode with an undisclosed seed round, is jumping into the fray with possibly...
If you can code, Mortar Data says you can use its Hadoop service
Angry Birds Space gets geeky with awesome real-life demo from NASA (video)
Wild boars will inherit the earth

The Dentist Who Fired His Assistant For Being 'Irresistible' Is Getting Slammed On Yelp (YELP)

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Yelp users are up in arms about the recent Iowa Supreme Court ruling that a dentist acted legally when he fired his assistant for being "irresistible." Iowa-based dentist Dr. James Knight, D.D.S. fired his assistant Melissa Nelson in an attempt to save his marriage. About nine years into Nelson's job with...
The Dentist Who Fired His Assistant For Being 'Irresistible' Is Getting Slammed On Yelp (YELP)

Rovio Brings Back Orange Bird With Angry Birds Space Update, Teases Possibility Of A Level Editor

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Rovio has just released an awesome new update to its latest game in the Angry Birds series, Angry Birds Space. The update brings with it a brand new Space Egg character, along with the return of Orange Bird, post-Super Hero makeover. Past that, you’ll also get access to 20 new...
Rovio Brings Back Orange Bird With Angry Birds Space Update, Teases Possibility Of A Level Editor

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When Pigs Flirt: Christian Group Decries Bestiality in Geico Mobile App

Angry Birds go to Mars, make first contact with astronaut pig

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The latest update in the birds' space-race brings on 20 levels of Red Planet goodness. [Read more]...
Angry Birds go to Mars, make first contact with astronaut pig

Angry Birds Space hits 100 million downloads in just 76 days

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Further demonstrating the size of its pig-smashing franchise, Rovio has announced that Angry Birds Space has topped more than 100 million downloads, reaching the milestone in just 76 days. The company shared the figure via a tweet posted to the official Angry Birds Twitter account, embedding a celebratory image to...
Angry Birds Space hits 100 million downloads in just 76 days

The Navy GREMLIN Will Hunt Underground IED's Like an Acoustic Truffle Pig [Monster Machines]

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EOD personnel would have a hell of a lot easier time if people would stop burying their IED's. But, since that's obviously not going to happen, Office of Naval Research is funding the development of an ordnance detection system that "sees" through the ground with sound waves. More »...
The Navy GREMLIN Will Hunt Underground IED's Like an Acoustic Truffle Pig [Monster Machines]
Rovio's Bad Piggies reached No. 1 in U.S. iTunes App Store in just three hours

Angry Birds Space Lands At Last

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Bird-lovers and pig-haters, today is your lucky day: Rovio has finally pushed the button on the launch of its newest installation of its hugely successful Angry Birds franchise: Angry Birds Space. The game — which Mighty Eagle Peter Vesterbacka told us last week will be its biggest launch yet —...
Angry Birds Space Lands At Last

The 404 1,057: Where we'd rather have an IPA (podcast)

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Leaked from today's 404 show: Starving for IPO, the Notorious PIG, and the Atari 2600. [Read more]...
The 404 1,057: Where we'd rather have an IPA (podcast)
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