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With $650K In Seed Funding, YC-Backed Upverter Chases The Dream Of A Hardware Startup Revolution

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Toronto’s Upverter is a startup that’s poised to effect change that could reshape the landscape of entrepreneurship. That’s not something you can say about most of the businesses we cover on a daily basis, whether or not they have good ideas. But it’s definitely true of Upverter, the company that’s...
With $650K In Seed Funding, YC-Backed Upverter Chases The Dream Of A Hardware Startup Revolution

Today's Scuttlebot: Virtual Robbery, and Tracking Apple Rumors

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Monday's selection includes plans for the Pebble watch, which raised more than $10 million on Kickstarter, Nokia's recipe for rejuvenation by making dramatic changes in smartphones and a list of possessions the...
Today's Scuttlebot: Virtual Robbery, and Tracking Apple Rumors

Jobs' house burglar gets seven-year sentence

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The man who broke into the Palo Alto, Calif., home of tghe late Apple CEO Steve Jobs and stole laptops, iPads and other possessions was sentenced to seven years in a California state prison....
Jobs' house burglar gets seven-year sentence

Don't Just Declutter, De-own.

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Don't Just Declutter, De-own.: Joshua Becker: But simply organizing our stuff (without removing it) is always only a temporary solution. By definition, organizing possessions is an action that must be repeated over and over and over again. At its heart, organizing is simply rearranging. And though we may find storage...
Don't Just Declutter, De-own.

Big Tech: Mary Meeker Says We're Giving Up Our Possessions for the Internet

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Analyst turned VC Mary Meeker sees a lot to be excited about in tech (mobile), and much to be worried about too....
Big Tech: Mary Meeker Says We're Giving Up Our Possessions for the Internet

Lookout Predicts Americans Lose $30 Million in Smartphones a Year

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We've all done it. You step out on the street after paying for your coffee at Starbucks or handing the cab driver a tip. Your first natural inclination is to reach in to your pocket, dig out your cellphone and call somebody and say, "hey, I'm on my way." But...
Lookout Predicts Americans Lose $30 Million in Smartphones a Year

Steve Jobs' California home raided, thief steals $60,000 worth of valuables and computers

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Looking to capitalise on the death of the late Apple co-founder, the California home of Steve Jobs has been raided, stealing more than $60,000 worth of valuables and computers, the AP reports. According to reports, the burglary happened on July 17, but is only being reported now, after Alameda-based 35-year...
Steve Jobs' California home raided, thief steals $60,000 worth of valuables and computers

Google springs for .lol, .youtube domains, we wonder if it's going TLD .crazy

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Google just can't wait until ICANN reveals custom domain name bids in mid-June to say what it's trying to buy -- and it's clear that Mountain View went on a shopping spree. Some of the top-level domains in the land grab are ones you'd expect safeguarding Google's prized possessions,...
Google springs for .lol, .youtube domains, we wonder if it's going TLD .crazy

The best gadget I've ever bought...will surprise you

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A little piece of technology that cost me $20 years ago is still one of my most valued possessions. [Read more]...
The best gadget I've ever bought...will surprise you

Hurt Locker producer: criticizing our lawsuits makes you a moron and a thief

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Nicholas, a Boing Boing reader in Toronto, says, I read your article about how Voltage Pictures was planning to sue BitTorrent users who downloaded their films. Being the concerned citizen that I am I emailed their president Nicolas Chartier to politely register my disapproval. I got a direct response...
Hurt Locker producer: criticizing our lawsuits makes you a moron and a thief

Wireless Sensor Tags alert you to movement and temperature changes, fit on your keyring

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There's plenty of sensor gear around for hobbyists to play with, but not so many polished products for the monitoring-obsessed. Cao Gadgets is attempting to fill that niche with its functionally named Wireless Sensor Tags -- small devices which monitor movement and temperature, notifying you if anything's amiss. A...
Wireless Sensor Tags alert you to movement and temperature changes, fit on your keyring

Dutch Supreme Court Sees Game Objects As Goods

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thrill12 writes "The Dutch Supreme Court ruled on January 31st that the taking away of possessions in the game Runescape from a 13-year-old boy, who was threatened with a (real) knife, was in fact theft because the possessions could be seen as actual goods. The highest court explained this not...
Dutch Supreme Court Sees Game Objects As Goods

Megaupload Founder Could Get His Property Returned

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New Zealand authorities have admitted to making a procedural mistake before seizing Kim Dotcom's possessions....
Megaupload Founder Could Get His Property Returned

VIDEO: Webscape: QR codes keeping your property safe

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Kate Russell discovers how the web can safeguard her possessions and her friends....
VIDEO: Webscape: QR codes keeping your property safe
Startup Spotlight: Amazon and Microsoft vets unpack Boxella to track product manuals

This old backup: how to dispose of your old archives without exposing yourself

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March 31 is World Backup Day, the day that the storage tech industry exhorts us all to back up our digital possessions and practice good data hygiene. But there's one thing that's just as important as backing up your data in the first place, or possibly more so: properly...
This old backup: how to dispose of your old archives without exposing yourself

How to Turn Your Clutter Into Cash

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This is a guest post from Robert Brokamp of The Motley Fool. Robert is a Certified Financial Planner and the advisor for The Motley Fool’s Rule Your Retirement service. He contributes one new article to Get Rich Slowly every two weeks. To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, this article is all...
How to Turn Your Clutter Into Cash

Postscript on the scripting.com outage

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Two weeks ago, when I was in Calif, preparing my house to go on the market, and moving almost 40 years of possessions, or giving them away, or selling them, and preparing to drive cross-country -- while all that was going on -- scripting.com stopped working. It appeared the problem...
Postscript on the scripting.com outage

Back To School 2012: Five Gadgets To Keep You Sane In Your New Dorm Room

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What? It’s August already? That means (for better or worse) that hordes of freshly minted college students will soon be starting the next chapter of their lives and moving into dull, cramped dorm rooms in the process. Oh, that description applies to you? Well, congratulations — you’re in for a...
Back To School 2012: Five Gadgets To Keep You Sane In Your New Dorm Room

Captain Michio and the World of Tomorrow

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By 2020, the word “computer” will have vanished from the English language, physicist Michio Kaku predicts. Every 18 months, computer power doubles, he notes, so in eight years, a microchip will cost only a penny. Instead of one chip inside a desktop, we’ll have millions of chips in all our...
Captain Michio and the World of Tomorrow

Using spam emails in your classroom

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Looking for a new way of teaching persuasive writing? Then take a look at using spam emails - it's what English teacher Alan Gillespie did.The children we teach are the first of a new, crashing wave. The modern world is full of possibilities, but there are new and unforeseen hazards...
Using spam emails in your classroom
Unpakt Is A Kayak-Style Marketplace For Moving Companies, And Now It's Launching In 15 Cities

A road warrior's guide to locking down your laptop

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Mobile computing may be convenient, but it's also inherently risky. When you drag your laptop to the coffee shop or bring it along on your travels, you're making all your private data and one of your most expensive possessions a big, fat target for sticky-fingered thieves. And unlike traditional...
A road warrior's guide to locking down your laptop

Open source video editing program needs help on Kickstarter, offers immortality in return

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Forget having kids. Forget mind-transfers. Real immortality lies in naming a video transition after yourself. No, seriously. To make eternity happen, you simply need to donate $500 to Jonathan Thomas's Kickstarter project and in return he'll let you create and name a transition effect in a new cross-platform version...
Open source video editing program needs help on Kickstarter, offers immortality in return
Futuristic startup super charges your possessions into digital life

Want to disinherit the kids? There’s an app for that

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An outfit in Nevada is touting a new smartphone tool that lets you itemize your possessions and decide who will receive what. According to App-Order.com, “estate planning can be a long, difficult, and overwhelming process.” Its app, however, means you can now take pictures of an item, record its value...
Want to disinherit the kids? There’s an app for that

Online game theft earns real-world conviction

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(01-31) 06:43 PST THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- The amulet and mask were a 13-year-old boy's virtual possessions in an online fantasy game. In the real world, he was beaten and threaten with a knife to give them up.......
Online game theft earns real-world conviction
Listia Wants to Create a Universal Rewards Currency with Rewards Store

AT&T Aims To Break Into the Home Security Business

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After hinting at opportunities in the automation and security markets, AT&T is just about ready to enter the fray. At CTIA on Monday, Ma Bell is announcing AT&T Digital Life, its competitor to ADT and other security services. The idea is that AT&T installs a home base unit that taps...
AT&T Aims To Break Into the Home Security Business

iPhone Leak Investigation Pauses As DA Ponders Gizmodo Shield Law Defense

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Earlier today news broke that police had raided Gizmodo editor Jason Chen’s home in connection with the iPhone leak last week. Authorities got a search warrant and removed four computers, two servers, and more. However, in light of claims by Gizmodo’s attorneys that Chen should protected by California’s Shield Laws,...
iPhone Leak Investigation Pauses As DA Ponders Gizmodo Shield Law Defense
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