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10gen expands MongoDB with storage service

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Open source database provider 10gen is expanding into storage services, offering a hosted backup service for its flagship MongoDB data store.Using 10gen's backup service would save users from the work of setting up their own backup copies, which can be a challenge to implement, according to a 10gen statement...
10gen expands MongoDB with storage service

Pinterest: What Sierra Leone teenagers 'really' want

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Anti-poverty campaigns using social media are falling into the old trap of stereotyping the people they're meant to serveAmi Musa is a 13 year old girl from Sierra Leone. She wants things like soap, shoes, water and education. She is also sharing those wants on Pinterest. Well, that is at...
Pinterest: What Sierra Leone teenagers 'really' want

Meet the 25-year-old adventurer who can win a trip to space

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Lauren Furgason Seattle’s Lauren Furgason, a 25-year-old brand strategist at design firm Hornall Anderson, is one of five finalists who will compete next month in a competition to win a trip into space. Hosted by the Space Needle as part of its 50 year anniversary celebration, the final competition will include...
Meet the 25-year-old adventurer who can win a trip to space

Despite Weak Sales, Dell Won't Kill Its Windows RT Tablet (MSFT)

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By nearly every account, Microsoft's Windows RT operating system is, so far, somewhere between a disappointment and a bomb. Now Dell execs have publicly said that sales of the Dell RT tablet, the XPS 10, have been weak. "Demand is not where I would like it to be at this...
Despite Weak Sales, Dell Won't Kill Its Windows RT Tablet (MSFT)

Why a 4-inch iPhone makes sense (Hint: not due to Android)

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Apple’s next iPhone model will reportedly have at least a 4-inch display according to sources “familiar with the matter” and reported by the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday. Apple hasn’t officially commented, which is expected as the company doesn’t make statements on unreleased products. However, the WSJ has a history...
Why a 4-inch iPhone makes sense (Hint: not due to Android)

Pirated Buildings In China And The Rise Of Architectural Mashups

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Although China is often glibly dismissed as little more than an imitator of others, yet another story about copying paradoxically shows it leading the way. That's because what's being cloned is an entire building complex that's still under construction: The project being pirated is the Wangjing SOHO, a complex of...
Pirated Buildings In China And The Rise Of Architectural Mashups

"This is My Jam" is Like Pinterest For Music

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You know how it goes. One way or another, you get introduced to a new song, it sticks in your head and you want to share it with your Internet buddies. There are a few ways to go about it. You could find the song on YouTube and post a...
"This is My Jam" is Like Pinterest For Music

iPhone 3GS to Sell for $97 at WalMart

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iPhone 3GS to Sell for $97 at WalMart is a post from Chris PirilloIf you still haven’t bought the iPhone 16GB 3GS, now is your chance. Walmart will begin selling the device in its stores for only $97.00 beginning Tuesday, June 1st. The offer is only good when purchased in...
iPhone 3GS to Sell for $97 at WalMart

CyanogenMod 10.1 nightlies now available for Nexus 4

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At this point in time, ownership of Google's much sought-after Nexus 4 is still the pride of few, with most eager users stuck in delivery and ordering limbo. But for those of you who do lay claim to that unassuming slab of LG design, CyanogenMod's ready and willing to...
CyanogenMod 10.1 nightlies now available for Nexus 4

EFF Starts Operation Mega Retrieval

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When the Megaupload servers were taken down, no one bothered to distinguish legitimate data from data that infringed on the copyright of others. Users who had been using Megaupload as a host for their own files were now in a position where they were denied access to those files, even...
EFF Starts Operation Mega Retrieval

Windows 8 is a Disaster Leading the PC Sector to its Worst Quarter in Roughly 20 Years

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Wow, has the PC industry been KO'd by the mobile revolution that Apple began with their iPhone in 2007? It appears so. Microsoft didn't see it coming and they never thought it would ever come to this point in time so quickly. A new study out by IDC states that...
Windows 8 is a Disaster Leading the PC Sector to its Worst Quarter in Roughly 20 Years
Verizon CFO talks iPhone: Free iPhone gains, incentivizing employees to sell lower subsidy devices & Share Everything plans

Microvision CEO pledges to ‘walk the talk’ in 2012 despite ‘pain’ over sinking stock price

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Alexander Tokman Microvision was one of the worst performing tech stocks in Washington state last year, losing more than 80 percent of its value as the maker of Pico projection systems, laser technologies and in-vehicle displays saw losses continue to mount. And while the stock surged last week, it is falling...
Microvision CEO pledges to ‘walk the talk’ in 2012 despite ‘pain’ over sinking stock price

Ubisoft Learns Hitting Customers Over The Head And Calling Them Thieves Is Not Good Policy

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For many years, Ubisoft has been the go-to company for stories about DRM gone horribly wrong. They really seemed to believe that always-on DRM actually does something to stop piracy. That was followed with story after story after story of Ubisoft doing things that harm only paying customers and generally...
Ubisoft Learns Hitting Customers Over The Head And Calling Them Thieves Is Not Good Policy

Flashback Malware Still Affects 140,000 Macs

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Symantec thought it would have seen a greater decline in infections at this point in time....
Flashback Malware Still Affects 140,000 Macs

Why Location-Based Services will Create Multiple Winners at the Application Layer

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Editor’s Note: TechCrunch columnist Semil Shah currently works at Votizen and is based in Palo Alto. You can follow him on Twitter @semil Location, location, location. Whether you’re a real estate agent, a traveler, or building mobile applications, location matters a great deal. As far as phone sensors go, the GPS sensor appears to be one of...
Why Location-Based Services will Create Multiple Winners at the Application Layer

Evidence: Apple Still Working on Thunderbolt Trademark

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In May 2011 we posted a report titled "Apple Didn't Get the Memo: Files for Thunderbolt Trademark in US." Information was swirling around the web at that point in time that Apple had transferred their IP for Thunderbolt to Intel. If that were true, then why did more information surface...
Evidence: Apple Still Working on Thunderbolt Trademark
Girl on Girl Crime: 1/4th of Women Surveyed Posted That Ugly Facebook Pic of You On Purpose

Bitter Ex-Apple Executive Glad to See Forstall Fired, Intel's Haswell CPU on Target & More Apple Patents Come to Light

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A new BBC Interview with Ex-Apple Executive Tony Fadell reveals a very bitter man who was pleased to see Scott Forstall, Former VP of iOS Software, "get what he deserved." Considering that Forstall is legally unable to defend himself at this point in time, the remarks by Fadell seemed to...
Bitter Ex-Apple Executive Glad to See Forstall Fired, Intel's Haswell CPU on Target & More Apple Patents Come to Light
It's great that AT&T opened FaceTime up but when will Apple?
Interface: The Tech World Isn’t a Democracy of Data, and Neither Is the NBA (Wired Opinion)

Nokia Q4 2011 results. PR lipstick on the approaching trouble

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On Thursday Nokia announced its results for Q4/full year 2011. And it is a mixed bag of goods. On the surface, the result looks pretty good, and it seems that Nokia managed to stop the free fall it experienced in the first half of last year. But if you look...
Nokia Q4 2011 results. PR lipstick on the approaching trouble

Apple tells court it 'has a general policy against licensing its inventions, particularly to competitors'

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In July, Apple and wholly-owned Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility gave notice of their appeals to the Federal Circuit of different parts of Judge Posner's dismissal of one of their two-way lawsuits. Google (Motorola) is fighting Judge Posner's denial of injunctive relief over FRAND-pledged standard-essential patents for high-level reasons while Apple's...
Apple tells court it 'has a general policy against licensing its inventions, particularly to competitors'
For Pinterest, Revenue Would Turn Copyright Questions Into Problems

BlackBerry Curve 9320 Allegedly Explodes On A Boy's Bed, Setting It On Fire

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An 11-year-old boy named Kian McCreath from the UK says that a BlackBerry Curve 9320 exploded on his bed after being removed from the charger, leading the bed to erupt into flames and burn the boy’s legs. RIM is preparing to launch a full investigation into the matter once the...
BlackBerry Curve 9320 Allegedly Explodes On A Boy's Bed, Setting It On Fire
The Guitar Collection: George Harrison for iPad: A Fantastic Look at a Great Musician's Instruments

2012 Yahoo Year In Review: 500 Top Searches In 50 Categories

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Last year, Yahoo celebrated ten years of sharing its annual Year In Review feature, marking the occasion by releasing 30 categories of the most popular searches on Yahoo in 2011, one of the biggest lists up to that point in time. For 2012, Yahoo one-upped themselves by providing us with the...
2012 Yahoo Year In Review: 500 Top Searches In 50 Categories
HTC: Jelly Bean is on its way to AT&T's One X, T-Mobile's One S

Replay it: Google search across the Twitter archive

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Since we first introduced real-time search last December, we’ve added content from MySpace, Facebook and Buzz, expanded to 40 languages and added a top links feature to help you find the most relevant content shared on updates services like Twitter. Today, we’re introducing a new feature to help you search...
Replay it: Google search across the Twitter archive

HTC confirms One XL, One X and One S will receive Android Jelly Bean update

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Following the launch of Google’s latest Android Jelly Bean firmware, major smartphone vendors have indicated that they intend to update devices to the new operating system. Today, HTC has detailed the first Android smartphones to receive Jelly Bean, starting with its flagship One XL, One X and One S handsets. In a...
HTC confirms One XL, One X and One S will receive Android Jelly Bean update
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