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Phoning it in: the dirty secret of IP calling, and how it will change the phone industry

Young File-Sharers Respond To Tough Laws By Buying a VPN

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Faced with the almost impossible task of physically restricting people’s activities online, during recent years authorities and copyright holders have sought to have legislation tightened up, to encourage citizens towards a path of “doing the right thing” through the fear of more and more serious consequences. In Sweden, the results...
Young File-Sharers Respond To Tough Laws By Buying a VPN

Engineers boost AMD CPU performance by 20% without overclocking

www.extremetech.com
Engineers at North Carolina State University have used a novel technique to boost the performance of an AMD Fusion APU by more than 20%. This speed-up was achieved purely through software and using commercial (probably Llano) silicon. No overclocking was used.In an AMD APU there is both a CPU and...
Engineers boost AMD CPU performance by 20% without overclocking

The 10 Most Important Companies In Cloud Computing

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Cloud computing, the idea that all kinds of computing can be delivered totally over the Internet, is changing everything. It affects our daily lives ... you don't have to go into the office to grab a file. You can share stuff with anyone across any device. It affects billions of...
The 10 Most Important Companies In Cloud Computing

The Root of the Problem: Asana Boldly Aims to Kill Email

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Back in 2008 when Dustin Moskovitz and Justin Rosenstein left Facebook, I heard that it was to build a replacement to email. At the time that seemed outrageous, email was so rooted in what we do everyday? Was it really broken enough for people to try something new? Oh, what...
The Root of the Problem: Asana Boldly Aims to Kill Email
Review: Lytro Lightfield Camera

If You’re Expecting The TV Industry To Just ‘Collapse’, Keep Dreaming

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The Internet has already changed the television industry significantly, and will continue to do so. But the idea that the web will cause the TV business to “collapse” is fantasy.Henry Blodget has just written a wildly popular post called “Don’t Mean To Be Alarmist, But The TV Business May Be...
If You’re Expecting The TV Industry To Just ‘Collapse’, Keep Dreaming
High Definition Video Clogs Corporate Networks

Russia looks to ISPs to crack down on piracy

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The ongoing battle between internet providers and rights owners is taking a surprising turn, with the news that Russia is considering whether it can make ISPs liable for the copyright infringements of their customers. Reports in the local media say that the country’s Ministry of Internal Affairs is looking to...
Russia looks to ISPs to crack down on piracy

Google gives us a behind the scenes look at its water recycling program [video]

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Google even has “smart” water, as it showed off its water recycling program today that cools off its data center in Georgia: Google’s data centers use half the energy of a typical data center in part because we rely on free cooling rather than energy hungry mechanical chillers. In Douglas...
Google gives us a behind the scenes look at its water recycling program [video]

Windows Phone’s Facebook app set to receive much needed update

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New platforms often contain apps that, while fuctional, are not exactly bursting with features. So it has been with the Windows Phone Facebook app, an application that, especially given the closeness of Microsoft and Facebook, has been in great need of an update for some time. Happily, the wait is...
Windows Phone’s Facebook app set to receive much needed update

iCloud down for many, iMessages not going through

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Something's afoot at Apple's massive North Carolina data center -- or perhaps just on the various pipes and tubes leading to it. We've received many reports of iCloud and iMessage problems and, looking online, plenty of other folks are issuing the same complaints. Seeing problems on your end? Add...
iCloud down for many, iMessages not going through

Verizon's plan to offer supersonic internet

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Its new service is fast enough to download a movie in less than a minute. But don't look for others to follow suit. It's just too expensive for telecoms to offer similar service. FORTUNE -- Verizon has announced that it will soon make super-high-speed Internet service available to its FiOS...
Verizon's plan to offer supersonic internet
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Structure 2012: What’s the implication of big data on the cloud?

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GigaOM’s fifth annual Structure conference examines how cloud computing is changing the way business is done around the world. Reserve your seat now and take a peek at just a few of our featured sessions: Big data will drive the network to become the computer. Our increasingly clogged pipes make...
Structure 2012: What’s the implication of big data on the cloud?

iCloud and App Store Transition: Yojimbo

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Today, Bare Bones Software posted an advisory to educate the users of Yojimbo (BB’s fab personal data archiver and organizer) about the transition from MobileMe to iCloud: As one of the very first developers to adopt MobileMe for synchronization, we’re accustomed to working closely with Apple to address the complexities...
iCloud and App Store Transition: Yojimbo
Scientists protect academic networks with high-speed DMZs

Twilio makes it a breeze to add voice calling to iOS apps with a new native SDK

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Twilio has made a name for itself by making it super-easy for developers to add telephony features to their apps. Now the San Francisco-based startup has launched a native SDK for iOS. With the launch of Twilio Client for iOS, developers will be able to add VoIP support to their...
Twilio makes it a breeze to add voice calling to iOS apps with a new native SDK
Power Felt converts heat into electrical power

After watching the Web grow up, Akamai’s CEO Sagan to step down

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Akamai CEO Paul Sagan at Giga OM Structure. Akamai’s CEO Paul Sagan plans to step down from his role by the end of next year, according to a company statement. The content delivery network has engaged a search firm to find his replacement, and Sagan has said he plans to...
After watching the Web grow up, Akamai’s CEO Sagan to step down

Why the Musical Instrument of the Future Might Be the 3D Camera

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Microsoft's Kinect, an inexpensive motion and depth-sensitive camera designed for the Xbox 360 video game console, has sparked an amazing range of "Kinect hacks" since its release in 2010. Developers, artists, and musicians have reprogrammed and repurposed the technology for anything from goofy DIY projects to face tracking and projection...
Why the Musical Instrument of the Future Might Be the 3D Camera

Can millimeter waves solve the small cell backhaul problem?

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The mobile industry is counting on future wireless networks being heterogeneous:  Rather than the honeycomb grids of big cells we have today, we’ll see complex multi-layered networks of overlapping big and small cells, supplying our smartphones, tablets and cars with enormous amounts of cheap bandwidth. But there are many problems...
Can millimeter waves solve the small cell backhaul problem?

Super Mario Bros. Pipe Mug Caffeinates, Holds Plants in Style

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Buy a mug and coaster modeled after the pipes from the Super Mario Bros. video game. Piranha Plant seeds not included....
Super Mario Bros. Pipe Mug Caffeinates, Holds Plants in Style

The dirty secret inside Verizon’s cable spectrum buy

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Several companies and non profit organizations filed their opposition to Verizon’s planned $4 billion buy of spectrum owned by the cable companies on Wednesday. But this isn’t an industry fight. This is a fight that should involve everyone from consumers to the Internet companies whose businesses rest on access to...
The dirty secret inside Verizon’s cable spectrum buy

The costs of copyright enforcement

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The broadcast networks’ lawsuits to prevent Dish Network from deploying a feature allowing viewers to skip commercials aren’t aimed really aimed at Dish — they’re aimed at viewers. FORTUNE — One of the reasons copyright owners (the big media companies) find themselves without many allies in their effort to protect...
The costs of copyright enforcement

Hadoop’s new strategy: Pump data in to process, pull it out for privacy

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(c) 2012 Pinar Ozger. pinar@pinarozger.com Companies who are concerned with privacy and bandwidth issues, but who want to take advantage of the processing power of Hadoop, are actively pursuing a “pump to Hadoop and pull from Hadoop structure,” according to Hortonworks Chief Product Officer, Ari Zilka, speaking on a Future...
Hadoop’s new strategy: Pump data in to process, pull it out for privacy

Clearwire: New mobile network could reach speeds of 168 Mbps

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The big wireless carriers are all talking about the importance of network speed, with T-Mobile even rolling out a motorcycle-riding Carly to prove its point. But does Clearwire have the chance to blow past its much bigger rivals? That’s the word from CTO John Saw who recently told GigaOm that...
Clearwire: New mobile network could reach speeds of 168 Mbps
Facebook now lets you report spam and recover your account on mobile devices

Analyst: Mobile Networks Will Need 10x Fatter Backhaul Pipes by 2016

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U.S. cellular networks will need fatter pipes to the wired Internet to keep delivering a satisfying mobile experience: nearly 10 times fatter by 2016, according......
Analyst: Mobile Networks Will Need 10x Fatter Backhaul Pipes by 2016
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