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Samsung Galaxy S III tipped to land on all four major U.S. carriers

Tech bets on Obama with campaign donations

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The tech industry's 2012 campaign donations show a clear preference for President Barack Obama, and industry executives believe he will win reelection, according to a new survey....
Tech bets on Obama with campaign donations

BSkyB's UK pay-per-view Now TV arrives on Xbox 360

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We knew it was arriving, but we weren’t quite sure when. But BSkyB’s (Sky) pay-per-view Now TV service should be available on your Xbox now. BSkyB first announced Now TV at The Guardian Media Summit in March, having initially alluded to the existence of such a service back in January....
BSkyB's UK pay-per-view Now TV arrives on Xbox 360
How to bend Mountain Lion's Notification Center to your will

Survey of IT managers suggests preference for Microsoft mobile platforms

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Almost half of IT managers in a survey last month said that they plan to standardize their company's mobile platform on devices running Microsoft operating systems, including smartphone OSes Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows Phone 8 and tablet OS Windows RT, according to ThinkEquity, a research and institutional investment banking...
Survey of IT managers suggests preference for Microsoft mobile platforms

Clarifying a couple points

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[Just as a reminder: everything below is my personal opinion. I haven't sent it to anyone else at Google for a review, etc.] Valleywag used a recent podcast I did as material for two points in Six Delusions of Google’s Arrogant Leaders. The two assertions that used my comments as...
Clarifying a couple points

ColourDNA App Builds New Kind Of Interest Graph – Pinterest For Color?

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Recently a fascinating trend emerged. The rise of Pinterest and other interest-based social networks has suggested (or perhaps reminded us?) that there are in fact limitations to friends’ recommendations and, thus the Facebook Social Graph. All those ticker feeds about what terrible music your friends are listening to? Yeah, that....
ColourDNA App Builds New Kind Of Interest Graph – Pinterest For Color?

Declaring playlist bankruptcy - lost in a land of infinite choice

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The album is dead, long live the playlist – the new container primary unit of music consumption. iTunes Store’s disaggregation of the album in to its individual parts long ago allowed listeners to reassemble those parts to their own, not artists’, preference. In fact, there is no more apt an...
Declaring playlist bankruptcy - lost in a land of infinite choice

Google's billion dollar acquisition of Waze faces FTC antitrust probe

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Google is in familiar territory after it again attracted the attention of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) which is carrying out an antitrust investigation into its $1 billion-plus acquistion of Israel-based social maps startup Waze. Google confirmed to the Wall Street Journal that it has been contacted by the FTC about the report,...
Google's billion dollar acquisition of Waze faces FTC antitrust probe

Working toward an initial draft of OAuth 2.0

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Over the weekend I took a quick stab at what a new draft of an OAuth 2.0 spec would look like. I don't have a lot of normative text but wanted to share what I was thinking about in terms of the specification's structure and technical inner-workings. This comes out...
Working toward an initial draft of OAuth 2.0

Customized Android Phones Are Rooted in User Preference

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To root or not to root? This is a question that obsesses many Android phone owners....
Customized Android Phones Are Rooted in User Preference

Everything you need to know about Do Not Track: Microsoft vs Google & Mozilla

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Do Not Track (DNT) is an HTTP header field that lets you opt out of third-party tracking by Web sites you don’t visit. It may sound straightforward, and it’s meant to be just that, but over its short life the situation surrounding the simple standard has become annoyingly complex. DNT...
Everything you need to know about Do Not Track: Microsoft vs Google & Mozilla

A guide to protecting your information on the New Facebook

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Filed under: Security, Features, Web services, Social Software By now, you've probably heard that Facebook has made some big changes that affect your privacy. However, you might not know what they are. So far, the changes have been explained in the language of the people that they benefit: companies and...
A guide to protecting your information on the New Facebook
California Headphones review

Barnes & Noble’s next Nook said to launch this spring

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Barnes & Noble’s fifth-generation “e-reading device” will reportedly launch this coming spring. Mentioned in passing within a New York Times profile of the struggling bookseller, it is unclear if the device in question will be a new media tablet or a standard eReader. With Barnes & Noble’s current-generation color...
Barnes & Noble’s next Nook said to launch this spring
IE 10 must let users decide whether to turn Do Not Track on or not, says latest DNT draft spec

'We Sleep Where We Work': 'SNL' Satirizes iPhone 5 Complaints

www.theatlantic.com
A biting parody of tech culture The iPhone 5 has disappointed some of its users. The maps problems. The camera problems. The fact that, despite Apple's claims of its device's ingenuity, the phone's improvements are incremental rather than revolutionary. These problems are, in the scheme of things, totally and completely insignificant....
'We Sleep Where We Work': 'SNL' Satirizes iPhone 5 Complaints

Meet The 10 Patents Yahoo! Is Using To Sue Facebook

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Yes, Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) went there today—claiming in a lawsuit that it, not Facebook, is the real king of social networks. The company points to ten patents that it says cover features like messages, advertising and privacy settings. For your convenience, we’ve provided abstracts of those patents for your...
Meet The 10 Patents Yahoo! Is Using To Sue Facebook

Naked Apartments Strips the Hassle out of Real Estate Hunting

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This post is part of Mashable’s Spark of Genius series, which highlights a unique feature of startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. The series is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark.Name: Naked ApartmentsQuick Pitch: The Match.com for NYC real...
Naked Apartments Strips the Hassle out of Real Estate Hunting

European Union to Google: We're not done with you yet

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While Google’s antitrust inquiry might be all wrapped up and done Stateside, the European Union is in no hurry. "We have taken note of the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) decision, but we don't see that it has any direct implications for our investigation, for our discussions with Google, which...
European Union to Google: We're not done with you yet

XAuth – a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Idea

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A few weeks ago, a handful of web companies lead by Meebo and Google (with moral support from Yahoo!) announced their support for a new protocol called XAuth. The idea is very simple and seemingly appealing – create a sort of shared-cookie service for sites to use to store and...
XAuth – a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Idea

Samsung's JK Shin: there's 'lackluster demand' for Windows-based phones, tablets

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You don't need to be Captain Subtext to understand that a few manufacturers (and developers) aren't best pleased with Microsoft's latest mobile products. The latest to damn Redmond with faint praise is Samsung's newly-minted Co-CEO, JK Shin, who told The Wall Street Journal that demand for Windows-based phones and...
Samsung's JK Shin: there's 'lackluster demand' for Windows-based phones, tablets

FCC revamps Lifeline phone service, cuts the fat from carriers' bottomlines

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With a site redesign freshly under its belt, the FCC's setting its recently honed eye for modernization on other, more pertinent areas of its jurisdiction -- like Lifeline. The universal program, a means of guaranteeing affordable phone service to low-income families, hadn't exactly kept pace with changes in the...
FCC revamps Lifeline phone service, cuts the fat from carriers' bottomlines
3 iPad Mini Design Considerations For Developers
Bartender for OS X cures menu bar clutter

Microsoft sticks to its guns, keeps Do Not Track on by default in IE10

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Microsoft announced today that it hasn't backed down from its contentious decision to enable Do Not Track by default in Internet Explorer 10. In a blog post from Chief Privacy Officer Brendon Lynch, the company said that Windows 8 will inform users of the Do Not Track preference during the...
Microsoft sticks to its guns, keeps Do Not Track on by default in IE10
Amazon's Kindle for iOS gets line spacing options, multipage highlights, textbook note filters, and more

LTE enabled on Nexus 4 in Canada, here's how to do it

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While lack of LTE connectivity in the Nexus 4 seemed to be one of the biggest controversies surrounding the device’s launch, Canadians will at least get for now get to access local LTE networks on the device. As discovered by Canadian blog Tekgadg, who posted the video above (via...
LTE enabled on Nexus 4 in Canada, here's how to do it
Wallaby's iPhone App Tells You Which Credit Card To Use To Maximize Your Rewards

Apache webserver updated to ignore Do Not Track settings in IE 10

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Developers of Apache, the Internet's most widely used webserver application, have released an update that causes websites to ignore privacy settings in the upcoming release of Microsoft's Internet Explorer. The changes, which came to light late last week, suppress privacy settings controlled by Do Not Track, a proposed Web standard...
Apache webserver updated to ignore Do Not Track settings in IE 10
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