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LEAKED: Here's The Next BlackBerry OS RIM Is Betting The Company On (RIMM)

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Even though we're months away from the release of RIM's BlackBerry 10 operating system, it looks like the company is still in the early planning stages of marketing the new batch of phones it will run on. CrackBerry got its hands on a leaked document detailing BlackBerry 10 that...
LEAKED: Here's The Next BlackBerry OS RIM Is Betting The Company On (RIMM)

The disruption in media and real-time politics at paidContent 2012

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All of us at GigaOM and our sister site paidContent are into the final planning stages for our big media show next week — paidContent 2012: At The Crossroads. As paidContent editor and conference chair Staci Kramer has described in her posts leading up to the conference, we’re going...
The disruption in media and real-time politics at paidContent 2012

DailyDirt: Teachers, Pay Attention

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Great teachers aren't exactly a plentiful resource, but the market for teachers hasn't quite minted many millionaires from the scarcity. But maybe that will change soon. There are a bunch of projects that are aiming to create innovative educational tools, and some of these efforts could be hugely profitable in...
DailyDirt: Teachers, Pay Attention
AMD plans to sell 58-acre Austin campus and lease back space to raise cash during hard times

City of Cupertino to fly Civic Center flag at half-staff on anniversary of Steve Jobs' death tomorrow

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The City of Cupertino will be flying the Civic Center flag at half-mast tomorrow in respect for the passing of Steve Jobs 1 year ago. The order was given by Mayor Mark Santoro. “Steve grew up and went to school in Cupertino. As his company and vision grew, so our entire...
City of Cupertino to fly Civic Center flag at half-staff on anniversary of Steve Jobs' death tomorrow

20 Hilarious Programming Jargon Phrases You Should Know When Talking To Engineers

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Jeff Atwood, co-founder of question-and-answer site Stack Exchange, has a huge list of 30 new pieces of programming jargon that have emerged on the question-and-answer site. Some of them are a bit obscure, but most of them are hilarious. We've included some of the best ones below. You can check...
20 Hilarious Programming Jargon Phrases You Should Know When Talking To Engineers
Announcing The TechCrunch Northern Meetups: Toronto, Detroit, Chicago

THE APPLE INVESTOR: Here's Why Apple's Stock Is Attractive (AAPL)

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The Apple Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. AAPL Trying To Recover With Market The market started off after a surprising JP Morgan earnings loss, but stocks are currently climbing back up in the positive. Shares of AAPL are also above...
THE APPLE INVESTOR: Here's Why Apple's Stock Is Attractive (AAPL)

Anonymous Plans #OpVendetta for November 5th [Video]

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(Facebook/Anonymous UK-Ireland) Anonymous in the United Kingdom has been planning a public action for November 5, 2012 that may well echo in other capitol cities around the world. The operation has been dubbed Operation Vendetta, or #OpVendetta, after the film that inspired much of Anonymous’s ethos as well as the...
Anonymous Plans #OpVendetta for November 5th [Video]

Cliqset and Status.net Support Salmon Protocol for Comments Migration

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As Marshall Kirkpatrick noted in a post on ReadWriteWeb this morning, the Salmon Protocol project we first introduced back in October of 2009 looks like it is progressing beyond the planning stages, as it has been integrated in two small, but influential social networking sites, Status.net and Cliqset - both...
Cliqset and Status.net Support Salmon Protocol for Comments Migration

Social: The Future of Global Disaster Response is Nextdoor

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Nextdoor CEO Nirav Tolia. Photo: The DEMO Conference/Flickr Nextdoor is taking another step toward becoming the Facebook of local: The neighborhood social network is preparing an international expansion, spearheaded by LinkedIn veteran Minna King. King, most recently of SurveyMonkey, started work just two weeks ago with the title of “VP...
Social: The Future of Global Disaster Response is Nextdoor
Iceland mulls plan to ban online porn

India’s Low-Cost Tablet To Get Test Market In Philadelpha Schools?

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The saga of India’s “$35 tablet” is long and slightly disappointing. While the idea of low-cost, standard hardware to be distributed in needful communities is a great one, the fact is that the device itself is more or less junk. Poorly built, with a small battery, outdated OS, and low-quality...
India’s Low-Cost Tablet To Get Test Market In Philadelpha Schools?

Mozilla developing push notification system for Firefox

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Mozilla is developing a push notification system for the company’s Firefox Web browser. The system will allow users to receive notifications from any website, even if the site is not open in a tab or window. The system will also be able to relay push notifications to mobile devices....
Mozilla developing push notification system for Firefox

Apple Is Working On An iTV, Says The CEO Of Its Manufacturing Partner, Foxconn (AAPL)

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Foxconn's CEO Terry Gou confirmed Friday that Apple has begun prepping its long-awaited television, according to a report in China Daily via HowToArena.com. Gou's comments mark the first official acknowledgment from either Apple or its manufacturing partners that a new television is in the works. However, Gou suggests that Apple...
Apple Is Working On An iTV, Says The CEO Of Its Manufacturing Partner, Foxconn (AAPL)

FCC to begin testing and reporting mobile broadband performance

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Just like the FCC is looking to the public to help define modern broadband, it's similarly planning to arm citizens with more accurate information of mobile broadband speeds. The initiative is promoted as a natural extension of the Measuring Broadband America report, an annual publication of the FCC that...
FCC to begin testing and reporting mobile broadband performance
Unified launches new platform features to better track earned media value from social advertising

Everything Changes: Mister Postman Gets Saturdays Off

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If you ever thought that something will last forever, get ready for a smack on the head. The latest evidence of this grand falsehood is today's announcement from the United States Postal Service of a new plan to halt mail delivery on Saturdays, with the exception of package delivery. The...
Everything Changes: Mister Postman Gets Saturdays Off

Inside Microsoft's Big Launch Plans for Windows 8

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Between now and July 2013, Microsoft expects 400 million people worldwide to be using Windows 8. And how will it get there? Popup stores, free Wi-Fi, and the sexy Surface tablet. Microsoft revealed Tuesday that it plans to open two new pop-up stores in high-profile locations; New York City's Times...
Inside Microsoft's Big Launch Plans for Windows 8

Former NSA official says agency collects Americans' web data, director denies charges

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The NSA director, General Keith Alexander, is coming under scrutiny after he told a crowd gathered at the Def Con hacker conference that the spy agency "absolutely" does not collect data from and maintain files on American citizens. A former official stopped just shy of calling Alexander a liar,...
Former NSA official says agency collects Americans' web data, director denies charges
Old data reveals Super-Earth lurking in a nearby star's habitable zone

Privacy-protective ISP raises over $43,000 in donations in one day

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Privacy may not be quite dead yet: a new Internet provider still in the planning stages, which could become the ACLU's dream and the FBI's nightmare, gets off to a promising start. [Read more]...
Privacy-protective ISP raises over $43,000 in donations in one day

Exclusive: Apple's initial iCloud facility in Reno already ready to go online

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Apple's latest data center project near Reno, Nev., was thought to only be in early planning stages, but an initial segment of the project is already complete and just days away from going online, AppleInsider has learned....
Exclusive: Apple's initial iCloud facility in Reno already ready to go online

Unified acquires PageLever

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Enterprise marketing technology company Unified today announced it has purchased Facebook analytics platform PageLever. PageLever’s seven employees will join Unified full-time in the company’s San Francisco and New York offices. PageLever customers’ service will continue uninterrupted, and they can expect new social marketing solutions that combine the companies’ product sets...
Unified acquires PageLever
Betting the farm: new model shows offshore wind farms at risk from hurricanes

Xbox Surface: Is Microsoft really going to build a 7-inch gaming tablet?

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Insider sources at Microsoft have confirmed that the company is building an Xbox Surface — a 7-inch gaming tablet that will go head-to-head with other dedicated gaming consoles, such as the PlayStation Vita, and the Wii U tablet controller.According to The Verge, the Xbox Surface tablet is still in the...
Xbox Surface: Is Microsoft really going to build a 7-inch gaming tablet?

This Internet provider pledges to put your privacy first. Always.

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Step aside, AT&T and Verizon. A new privacy-protecting Internet service and telephone provider still in the planning stages could become the ACLU's dream and the FBI's worst nightmare. [Read more]...
This Internet provider pledges to put your privacy first. Always.

Here's What Google (Plus Microsoft And Amazon) Will Sell At Their Stores

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Apple's foray into retail was supposed to be a disaster. "I give them two years before they're turning out the lights on a very painful and expensive mistake," one critic infamously said in 2001, a comment that would prove slightly prescient considering the number of brick-and-mortar stores that would...
Here's What Google (Plus Microsoft And Amazon) Will Sell At Their Stores

Walmart to tap in-store customers to deliver to your home?

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The company says that it's currently in the early planning stages, but it would pay shoppers to deliver goods to online customers' homes. [Read more]...
Walmart to tap in-store customers to deliver to your home?

Google Fiber plans Missouri expansion to Grandview

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It's a bit strange, but Missouri hasn't received much attention from Google since Fiber debuted in Kansas City. On the Kansas side of the divide, the blazing-fast broadband has steadily rolled out to new neighborhoods. Hell, plans are already underway to bring the gigabit connection to two completely new...
Google Fiber plans Missouri expansion to Grandview
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