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Apple Readying Miniaturized Dock Connector for Future iPhones?

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iMore claims that Apple may be transitioning away from the standard 30-pin dock connector to something more compact in the very near future.An updated “micro dock” could make room for bigger batteries, 4G radios, and other components far more important to the iPhone and iPad in a PC free world.As...
Apple Readying Miniaturized Dock Connector for Future iPhones?

Samsung takes aim at iPhone 5 in new print ad

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A Samsung ad revealed on Saturday pits Apple's new iPhone 5 directly against the Galaxy S III, listing the two handsets' features side-by-side in what appears to be a highly subjective comparison....
Samsung takes aim at iPhone 5 in new print ad

Copyright suit pits Fair Use against unlicensed distribution

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Digital civil rights groups asked a federal court in New York Friday to reject what they call an attempt by the Associated Press (AP) to restrict Fair Use of content on the Internet. "If adopted by this or any other court, this view would sharply curtail the essential role...
Copyright suit pits Fair Use against unlicensed distribution
Flurry buys Trestle to get into mobile backend market
Google adds public transit data to Maps API

Video: Robot basketball shapes a new generation of engineers

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Washington FIRST Robotics is holding its annual regional competition at the Century Link Events Center in Seattle today and Saturday, and we got a chance to stop by the event yesterday afternoon to talk to the students in the pits and check out some of the practice rounds. Here...
Video: Robot basketball shapes a new generation of engineers

Advertising in the pits

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There is an ad running during the NCAA basketball playoffs that’s so creepy and surreal that I decided to take some screen shots of it, as a kind of public service to the company spending money on it. Here ya go: You’re looking at this guy’s hairy pit and all...
Advertising in the pits

Microsoft/Nokia attempt relevance with amusing Samsung vs. Apple fight ad [video]

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Nokia and the Windows Phone team appear to be launching a new “Make the switch” campaign for the Nokia Lumia 920 that pits iPhone 5 up against Samsung’s new flagship Galaxy S4. The latest ad, above, ends with the tag line “Don’t Fight. Switch” and kicks off with iPhone...
Microsoft/Nokia attempt relevance with amusing Samsung vs. Apple fight ad [video]

New 'Star Wars' app: These are the Droids you're looking for

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Star Wars Pit Droids is anything but the pits. Based on the eponymous PC game, it's an engaging puzzler....
New 'Star Wars' app: These are the Droids you're looking for

Why Content Curation Is Here to Stay

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Steve Rosenbaum is the CEO of Magnify.net, a video Curation and Publishing platform. Rosenbaum is a blogger, video maker and documentarian. You can follow him on Twitter @magnify and read more about Curation at CurationNation.net.For website content publishers and content creators, there’s a debate raging as to the rights...
Why Content Curation Is Here to Stay

Huawei Pits P6 Against Top-End Smartphones

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China's Huawei Technologies Co. is gunning for more cachet in the smartphone market, starting with souped-up specs for its new handset, the Ascend P6....
Huawei Pits P6 Against Top-End Smartphones
Feature: Coolest jobs in tech: from the pits of Le Mans to the dugouts of Fenway Park

Apple Airs New 'iCloud Harmony' Commercial

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Apple today released a new iPhone 4S commercial focusing on iCloud. Entitled "iCloud Harmony", the ad offers no voiceover and instead utilizes a series of fast-paced cuts to show music, photos, calendars, apps, contacts, and books all automatically syncing among Macs, iPads, and iPhones. The commercial, which is also...
Apple Airs New 'iCloud Harmony' Commercial

Nokia attempts relevance with amusing Samsung vs. Apple fight ad [video]

9to5google.com
Nokia and the Windows Phone team appear to be launching a new “Make the switch” campaign for the Nokia Lumia 920 that pits iPhone 5 up against Samsung’s new flagship Galaxy S4. The latest ad, above, ends with the tag line “Don’t Fight. Switch” and kicks off with iPhone...
Nokia attempts relevance with amusing Samsung vs. Apple fight ad [video]

Startup Weekend & Tech Cocktail Compete To Recruit Startups For Startup America

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Startup America’s Master Challenge showdown is now underway. This fun, friendly competition pits influential tech groups against each other, to see which one can encourage more startups to join the Startup America Partnership. The winning group gets bragging rights, of course, and will be recognized at upcoming events, like Startup America’s...
Startup Weekend & Tech Cocktail Compete To Recruit Startups For Startup America

H-1B reform debate pits tech firms against veteran IT workers

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Many U.S. tech companies are pushing hard this year for an increase in the number of high-skill immigrants allowed into the country, but many veteran IT workers question their motives for wanting to increase the number of visas under the controversial H-1B program.Microsoft, IBM and recently Facebook are among...
H-1B reform debate pits tech firms against veteran IT workers

Microsoft ad touts Nokia Lumia over Samsung Galaxy S3

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A new ad destined for TV pits the picture-taking abilities of the Galaxy S3 against those of a Nokia Lumia. [Read more]...
Microsoft ad touts Nokia Lumia over Samsung Galaxy S3

Amazon Cloud is great, but not for business

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Amazon added a new element to its Cloud Drive service this week that expands it usefulness. The new Cloud Drive Sync app keeps files in sync across different devices and platforms, and pits Amazon Cloud Drive head-to-head against rivals such as Google, Microsoft, and Apple. However, businesses should steer...
Amazon Cloud is great, but not for business
SNL's Sketch Pits iPhone 5 Factory Workers Problems Against The Tech Critics
How tin gets from deadly Indonesian mines to smartphones and tablets

This Video Pits Parts From The Unreleased New iPhone Against The iPhone 4S, Galaxy S III

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The new iPhone is coming and this video by SmartPhoneMedic provides the best look at the changes yet. Ignore the cheesy intro; the video is legit. It shows not only the difference between the new iPhone and the iPhone 4S, but also the Samsung Galaxy S III, which will...
This Video Pits Parts From The Unreleased New iPhone Against The iPhone 4S, Galaxy S III

Yahoo Is Big Gun in Facebook Fight

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Yahoo's patent suit against Facebook pits a weakened Internet pioneer against a fast-growing technology powerhouse, but some intellectual-property experts say it is Yahoo with the power position in the fight....
Yahoo Is Big Gun in Facebook Fight

2013 'Doodle 4 Google' top 50 winners selected, require your judgment

www.engadget.com
There's little in life finer than pitting youths against each other in battle, which Google's annual "Doodle 4 Google" contest clearly appreciates. The competition takes thousands of Google logo doodle entries and pits them down from thousands to 50, one per US State, and organizes those entries by grade...
2013 'Doodle 4 Google' top 50 winners selected, require your judgment

This week's games news

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War Games: WOPR | EMERGENCY | Vampire Season - Monster Defence | MicroMinersIt's a barren, tumbleweed-blown wasteland for game releases, although anyone with a smartphone or tablet will always be able to unearth plenty of fresh playthings. War Games: WOPR (iOS & Android, 69p) is a match-three game, set in...
This week's games news

Apple Preps Bond Sale for Stock Buyback Initiative

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Ahead of last week's earnings release, Apple announced that it would more than double its capital return program from $45 billion to $100 billion, with a 15 percent increase in dividend payments and a massive stock buyback initiative. To facilitate the expanded capital return program, which will amount to a...
Apple Preps Bond Sale for Stock Buyback Initiative

Google Doodle Pays Subtle Homage To Mars Rover Curiosity

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Unless you live on Mars (wait, that one doesn’t work here…under a rock!), you know by now that the rover Curiosity landed on Mars last night. Google’s search engine doodle today subtly honored the rover, placing a small drawing of it above a javelin thrower in the Olympics. The doodle originally featured...
Google Doodle Pays Subtle Homage To Mars Rover Curiosity
Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: the next console war pits living room against cloud

Drought in FarmVille, hashtag hijacks and more: What you missed on TNW this weekend

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Did you spend time – gasp – offline this weekend? If so, you may have missed some really interesting stuff on The Next Web. A good thing, then, that we’re here to round up some picks from the past two days. In the news SMS security was a hot topic...
Drought in FarmVille, hashtag hijacks and more: What you missed on TNW this weekend

Microsoft Surface vs. Apple iPad: Head To Head Comparison [Video]

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ReadWrite pits the Microsoft Surface with Windows RT against the third-generation New iPad. We try 5 standard tasks to see which machine is faster: Loading a website Downloading an app Typing a sentence Opening the camera and snapping a picture Running and viewing multiple apps at once. Watch the video...
Microsoft Surface vs. Apple iPad: Head To Head Comparison [Video]

Inside Glimpse Into PopChips Advertising Strategy Accidentally Makes The Pitch Interesting (Video)

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Capitalizing off the success of Mad Men, AMC’s reality game show The Pitch pits “teams” of creative ad agencies against one another as they via to land the week’s big clients. The obvious flaw of this concept is that no one who works in advertising acts or looks like Don...
Inside Glimpse Into PopChips Advertising Strategy Accidentally Makes The Pitch Interesting (Video)
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