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LG tells the story behind QSlide multitasking, won't be mad if you tweet at the same time (video)

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LG's been stepping up its mobile game recently, with the Optimus G being the firm's clearest display of podium-position ambitions yet. And just like its regional neighbors, it's getting in on the "explaining-ideas-behind-concepts" video action. In this clip we see senior research engineer, Sebastian Hochan Song, explain the inspiration...
LG tells the story behind QSlide multitasking, won't be mad if you tweet at the same time (video)

Bezos to Amazon shareholders: It's not only Day One, 'the alarm clock hasn't even gone off yet'

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The official business at Amazon’s annual shareholder meeting at Seattle Center this morning was quick and to the point, as shareholders re-elected Amazon’s board and rejected a shareholder proposal asking for more transparency in the company’s “politically motivated spending.” Then Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took to the podium for a...
Bezos to Amazon shareholders: It's not only Day One, 'the alarm clock hasn't even gone off yet'

Newt Gingrich Will Never Drop Out

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That, at least, is the message of his podium tonight. Reality may at some point intervene. ALSO: There are actually only 45 states, as Gingrich isn't on the ballot in Virginia. Source: @evanmc_s...
Newt Gingrich Will Never Drop Out
UW's Ed Lazowska: 'Washington is the ass end of the donkey in just about every aspect of education'

'Occupy' activists use iPhone line as podium for protest

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A group of protestors joins the iPhone line outside Apple's flagship New York City store to decry Apple's labor practices, as well as commercialism and waste. [Read more]...
'Occupy' activists use iPhone line as podium for protest
Apple calls e-book price fixing case "bizarre," says DOJ is being unfair
BlackBerry 10 browser smokes iOS 6 and Windows Phone 8 in comparison test [video]

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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The voters have spoken, and to them, the most insightful comment of the week comes from Machin Shin responding to a Brit jokingly calling July 4th "Happy We-got-rid-of-a-bunch-of-useless-colonies Day." Machin then explained the conflicting feelings of being American and many of you found it to be quite insightful: Well, We...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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Taking the number one spot in voting (by a decent margin) for "most insightful comment" this week was from That Anonymous Coward in response to filmmaker David Newhoff trying to compare "copyleft" folks who are seeking more reasonable copyright laws and who are fighting against needless and dangerous expansion... to...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

Manipulative machines: Why we like robots

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Originally published by The Connectivist. At an art fair recently, my friend Rose fell in love with a robot. The installation in question was a tall, dark mash of technological parts. It bore a loudspeaker for a head, its eyes formed out of the speaker cones. It beckoned us...
Manipulative machines: Why we like robots

An update to embedded Tweets

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Tweets bring you closer to what’s happening around the world, from breaking news to global conversations. With embedded Tweets, you can see and interact with Tweets across the web. We often embed Tweets here on our blog to highlight great Tweets, photos and other content shared on Twitter; you can...
An update to embedded Tweets

At a Ribbon-Cutting for Shapeways' 'Factory of the Future,' Bloomberg Talks New York Tech

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The crowded presser for the factory of the future. (Photo: Shapways’ Instagram) This morning, Betabeat ventured forth to the industrial environs of Long Island City for a ribbon-cutting at what’s being billed as the “factory of the future.” Naturally, quite a few tech scene regulars were in attendance, like New...
At a Ribbon-Cutting for Shapeways' 'Factory of the Future,' Bloomberg Talks New York Tech

Challenging Zynga's Social-Gaming Dominance

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Good news for the European tech scene as two European games companies have squeezed gaming giant Electronic Arts off the social-gaming podium....
Challenging Zynga's Social-Gaming Dominance

With A Single Tweet President Obama Revealed How To Become A Powerful Social Brand

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What three simple words say about social branding. "Four more years." Three simple words that could have been written by any Democratic supporter but in this case they came from the President of the United States himself to announce his second term. This tweet is notable for several reasons,...
With A Single Tweet President Obama Revealed How To Become A Powerful Social Brand
Mayor Bloomberg Unveils New Map to Chart the Locations and Job Openings of NYC Tech Companies

Robot Hall of Fame voting begins for class of 2012, Johnny 5 learns where BigDogs sit

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It's that time again: time for Carnegie Mellon to roll out the red carpet and welcome the crème de la crème of the robotics world into its halls. Since 2003 the school has been selecting the best of the best and inducting them into the Robot Hall of Fame....
Robot Hall of Fame voting begins for class of 2012, Johnny 5 learns where BigDogs sit
Can A Startup Live Inside Google? Niantic Labs, Creators Of Field Trip And "Ingress" Try

Gartner: half of smartphones sold are Apple or Samsung, Huawei third for the first time

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We saw last quarter that mobile phone buyers were on the decline in general, but sales of smartphones were way, way up. That's how 2012 finished off as well according to Gartner, with cellphone purchases down 1.7 percent overall from 2011, but sales of higher-IQ models up 38.3 percent...
Gartner: half of smartphones sold are Apple or Samsung, Huawei third for the first time

Pull Up A Chair and Enjoy the Twitter Election

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This is the Twitter election. Michelle Obama’s Democratic National Convention speech last night peaked at 28,003 tweets a minute. That’s twice as many as Mitt Romney got at his Twitter peak during his speech last week. As of about midnight, there were 3 million tweets related to M’Obama’s prime-time performance....
Pull Up A Chair and Enjoy the Twitter Election

Newer Technology ships up to five foot tall GripBase Podium iPad stand

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Accessory maker Newer Technology announced today the NewerTech GripBase Podium floor stand for securely elevating the Apple iPad 2, 3, 4 and iPad mini to provide for maximum user viewing comfort in any setting. The podium ranges from a viewing height of 38 inches to nearly five feet, and features...
Newer Technology ships up to five foot tall GripBase Podium iPad stand
Pixar's Senior Scientist explains how math makes the movies and games we love

RT @HarvardBiz: Speaking From a Podium: Simple Tips to Get Started http://s.hbr.org/9ctblr

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RT @HarvardBiz: Speaking From a Podium: Simple Tips to Get Started http://s.hbr.org/9ctblr

Twitter improves embedded tweets to display content better, load faster, adds embed button to 'more'

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Twitter has today announced a few enhancements to its embedded tweet product, allowing for better display of Cards content, faster loading and the ability to embed right from the ‘more’ button on Twitter.com. The new embeds promise to display content better, including photos, videos and article summaries. Basically, embedded tweets are better...
Twitter improves embedded tweets to display content better, load faster, adds embed button to 'more'

Sony aims for third place in global smartphone popularity contest

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Taking bullish approach to the competitive world of smartphones, Sony's head of mobile told reporters earlier today that the company wants to claim third place. Yep, not first or second (Apple or Samsung, depending on your metric of choice) but the other guy -- enough to make it on...
Sony aims for third place in global smartphone popularity contest
Rand Paul rising: the 'Facebook generation' shouts over the Republican establishment
American households purchased boomboxes faster than any other gadget in past 50 years
California passes law paving the way for driverless cars
Google Will Be The Official Social Platform And Livestream Provider For The 2012 Republican Convention

Windows Blue developer preview confirmed for late June

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Now we know why Windows co-chief Tami Reller spent so much time talking about the impending Windows Blue update recently. Julie Larson-Green, the other Windows co-chief, took to the podium at the Wired Business Conference today to confirm that a developer preview of Windows 8.1--a.k.a. Windows Blue--will be made...
Windows Blue developer preview confirmed for late June

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Confirms He Will Step Down 'In The Coming Weeks'

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Sources close to the situation claimed yesterday evening that Julius Genachowski would be stepping down from his post as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, and today he has taken the podium at an FCC staff meeting to confirm just that. “I’ll be stepping down as chairman of the FCC...
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Confirms He Will Step Down 'In The Coming Weeks'
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