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With federal loans blocked, Fisker halts work on Project Nina, lays off 66 workers

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Fisker Automotive's bumpy 2011 appears to have given way to an even rockier 2012. A little more than a month after recalling 239 of its Karma plug-ins, Fisker has now stopped working on its second electric vehicle, following the US government's decision to suspend its federal loans. The manufacturer...
With federal loans blocked, Fisker halts work on Project Nina, lays off 66 workers

iPad Only No More: Inkling Debuts HTML5-Powered E-Book App For The Web

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Inkling, the San Francisco-based startup that’s known for making super slick interactive digital versions of college textbooks and other educational titles for the iPad, has debuted its first ever platform for the web browser. ‘Inkling for Web’ requires no Flash or other plug-ins, and is powered entirely by technologies such...
iPad Only No More: Inkling Debuts HTML5-Powered E-Book App For The Web

VMware's WSX promises to bring virtualized desktops to the web browser with HTML5

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It's not quite ready for widespread use just yet, but it looks like we could soon have yet another way to virtualize one computer desktop on another device. Tentatively dubbed WSX, VMware's latest option relies on HTML5 to do away with plug-ins or dedicated applications altogether (a "lightweight Web...
VMware's WSX promises to bring virtualized desktops to the web browser with HTML5

Hootsuite Opens Up Google+ Page Integration To All Users

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Hootsuite, the popular social media management interface, can now offer Google+ Pages access to all of their nearly 5 million users. Since November, when Google allowed Hootsuite to offer Pages on their site, Hootsuite has been limited to only 200 pages. Google lifted that cap today. However, they still cannot offer Google+...
Hootsuite Opens Up Google+ Page Integration To All Users

Chill Out, Eh. Canada Commends Facebook’s Privacy Progress

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You can put down your pitchforks and torches. An investigation by the Privacy Commissioner of Canada found three recent complaints against Facebook were either unfounded, resolved, or both. Considering most government privacy audits end with demands for specific changes, this looks like a win for the folks at 1 Hacker Way....
Chill Out, Eh. Canada Commends Facebook’s Privacy Progress

Windows On ARM, Complete With Next Version of Office, To Arrive With Rest of Windows 8

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After being somewhat less than clear about its Windows-on-ARM plans, Microsoft answered a number of lingering questions on Thursday. In an interview, Windows unit President Steven Sinofsky said that the first ARM-based machines running Windows 8 should show up around the same time as the first Windows 8 machines running...
Windows On ARM, Complete With Next Version of Office, To Arrive With Rest of Windows 8

HP rolls out more open webOS components, new Isis browser and some organization

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While we thought a tasteful retrospective was the way to go, it looks like HP's not finished picking over those webOS bones. The company has now released the UI widgets for Enyo 2.0 (following its source code release last month), details on how webOS deals with the Javascript core...
HP rolls out more open webOS components, new Isis browser and some organization

Good Lord, I Might Now Want to Use Yahoo Search Again -- Product Dudes Talk About New Axis Browser (Video)

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Yahoo introduced its new Axis browser tonight, with versions for the Apple iPad and iPhone, as well as plug-ins for the top desktop browsers. The company briefed a media army on the product an and the consensus is that it’s very good. My favorite headline from Gizmodo: “Yahoo Came...
Good Lord, I Might Now Want to Use Yahoo Search Again -- Product Dudes Talk About New Axis Browser (Video)
WWE Pushes The Social TV Envelope At Wrestlemania 28

[Infographic] Every Day Popular Sites Still Serve Up Malware

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Yes, you read that correctly. According to Barracuda Labs, two out of the top 25,000 domains (at least top of Alexa's rankings) serve up some tasty and annoying malware to their visitors. Hopefully, this is unintentional and the result of some compromise. The lab rats found that more than 10...
[Infographic] Every Day Popular Sites Still Serve Up Malware
Fab.com relaunches, and it buries other social shopping experiences

Chrome browser finally comes to Android

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Google’s Chrome browser and Android mobile operating system went public in the same year but they haven’t converged until now. Google is finally introducing Chrome for Android, a beta which is limited to Android 4.0 devices. The fact that Chrome will be limited to just about 1 percent of Android...
Chrome browser finally comes to Android

Apple May Add Secure Password Suggestions to Safari with OS X Mountain Lion

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1Password is a popular password service which offers apps and browser plug-ins for a number of platforms, including Mac, Windows, iOS and Android. The service automatically generates strong, unique passwords whenever a login is needed, keeping them in a keychain under a master password. Once authorized, 1Password can then automatically...
Apple May Add Secure Password Suggestions to Safari with OS X Mountain Lion
YoYo Games unveils GameMaker: Studio for cross-platform development

New York Times playable space game lets you blow up those pesky banner ads

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Let's be honest here: as great as The New York Times story on casual gaming might be, it's destined to be overshadowed by the sweet interactive feature at the top, an embedded version of an Asteroids-like shooter from Rootof Creations that lets you do a number on the site's...
New York Times playable space game lets you blow up those pesky banner ads

South Korea Still Paying The Price For Embracing Internet Explorer A Decade Ago

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The problems of monopolies arising through network effects, and the negative effects of the lock-in that results, are familiar enough. But it's rare to come across an entire nation suffering the consequences of both quite so clearly as South Korea, which finds itself in this situation thanks to a really...
South Korea Still Paying The Price For Embracing Internet Explorer A Decade Ago

Firefox 12 now available for download, Windows users get silent updates

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It doesn't yet include the opt-in system for plug-ins that Mozilla is working on, but Firefox users can now download an update that adds a few other new features and new tools for developers. If you've lost track, that means were now at version 12.0, and the biggest addition...
Firefox 12 now available for download, Windows users get silent updates
Gigya, the startup that adds social to brand name apps, gets $15.3M

Microsoft Job Postings Reveal “Skype For Browsers” Project

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A series of job postings from Microsoft hint at – well, actually they come out and state that – Microsoft intends to bring Skype to the web browser. The posts, which describe positions for software development engineers, mention that the Skype web app would be built (thankfully) using HTML5 and...
Microsoft Job Postings Reveal “Skype For Browsers” Project

Cod Liver Oil: Like It Or Not, Apple’s Gatekeeper Makes Sense

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Electronic Freedom Fighters and knee-jerk reactionaries: prepare your big drums because here comes the cause of the week. We learned about Gatekeeper, Apple’s app signing solution that ensures “rogue” apps can’t infect your computer, a few months ago when the company announced the coming of a new OS, Mountain Lion....
Cod Liver Oil: Like It Or Not, Apple’s Gatekeeper Makes Sense

Knowledge Tree Raises $4.75 Million To Advance SaaS-Based Document Management

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Knowledge Tree started as an on-premise software company. In 2010, the company pivoted to the cloud. Today, the software-as-a-service (SaaS) company originally from South Africa announced a $4.75 million Series B round of venture capital investmen from River Cities Capital Funds, Core Capital Partners, Hatteras Funds, and lead Series A...
Knowledge Tree Raises $4.75 Million To Advance SaaS-Based Document Management

Former Oracle & SAP Execs Launch AnyPresence To Bring DIY Native Mobile Apps To Enterprise

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Mobile is getting sexier and sexier, and businesses are increasingly looking to establish a branded, mobile presence, giving their customers access to their services — across platforms, while on the go. With the consumerization of enterprise heating up, big companies want a platform that allows them to build their own...
Former Oracle & SAP Execs Launch AnyPresence To Bring DIY Native Mobile Apps To Enterprise
Windows 8 will integrate, include Adobe Flash

Occupy Sites Help Cops, Corps Track Occupiers

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Occupy Wall Street websites love adding Google, Facebook, and Twitter buttons--which could give law enforcement a handy back door to track users' actions--and identities.Big Data is everywhere. Occupy Wall Street protesters, however, are dealing with a special challenge: Online marketers and analytics firms tracing the minutiae of their lives--including their...
Occupy Sites Help Cops, Corps Track Occupiers

OnLive Desktop launches 'Plus' subscriptions, puts IE in your iPad

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OnLive has already given Microsoft loving iPad owners a hefty, gratis helping of Windows 7, but that doesn't mean they haven't been building a paywall. What's behind the freshly dried brick and mortar? OnLive Desktop Plus, an optional, subscription based upgrade that touts new features for users who are...
OnLive Desktop launches 'Plus' subscriptions, puts IE in your iPad

Opera 12 is now out in beta, with new reading functionality, in-browser photos, more speed and stability

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Scandinavian Web firm Opera Software has released its Opera 12 browser in beta today, extending the range, which it says is used by 250 million people across computers, mobile phones, TVs and other connected devices. The new release, codenamed ‘Wahoo’, has a number of improvements including, most notably, the integration of...
Opera 12 is now out in beta, with new reading functionality, in-browser photos, more speed and stability
Google Chrome now optimized for Retina display, gains built-in webcam support, too
Eucalyptus updates cloud platform in open source mold

Yahoo launches Axis browser

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Yahoo has launched a new browser for Apple’s mobile devices called Axis. The browser, which is also available on desktops through plug-ins for the four major browsers, is designed to let you move between your devices and look at the same searches. Read full article >>...
Yahoo launches Axis browser
Apple pushes developers to prepare for Mountain Lion's Gatekeeper security feature
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