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Tired of flinging birds at pigs, Rovio launches Amazing Alex for iOS and Android [video]

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Rovio wants its fans to know that it’s more than a one-trick birdie. The pride of Finnish mobile gaming on Thursday finally released Amazing Alex for iOS and Android devices, a game that features an even more diverse array of physics-based puzzles than the company’s classic Angry Birds. The...
Tired of flinging birds at pigs, Rovio launches Amazing Alex for iOS and Android [video]

Obama Declares Election Victory Via Email Before Speech

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This could be a new political tradition. Barack Obama has just announced his win in the presidential election by sending an email to supporters before going on stage in person to deliver his acceptance speech. With the subject line “How This Happened”, Obama wrote “I want you to know that...
Obama Declares Election Victory Via Email Before Speech

The Secret Footballer: Deep down, everyone wants to be captain

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A captain should be the player above all others in whom one can absolutely confide but the politics mean you can spend more time arranging things off the field than getting things right on itJust how important is the captain? He divides up the matchday tickets for the players, he...
The Secret Footballer: Deep down, everyone wants to be captain

They took his life, but they could not take his pride http://fwd4.me/KFB

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They took his life, but they could not take his pride http://fwd4.me/KFB

Friday Poll: Are you celebrating Geek Pride Day?

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Get your Jedi costume dry cleaned! May 25 is Geek Pride Day. If you're celebrating, tell us how. If you're not, tell us why. [Read more]...
Friday Poll: Are you celebrating Geek Pride Day?
Google doubles down on pride, says 'LGBT rights are human rights'

YouTube heralds arrival of in-stream ads, built-in annoyance for mobile devices

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If you've made it a habit of viewing YouTube videos on your mobile device in an effort to flout the site's pre-roll ads, your days of bliss are quickly drawing to a close. Today, the site implemented TrueView in-stream ads for the mobile platform, and like you've become accustomed...
YouTube heralds arrival of in-stream ads, built-in annoyance for mobile devices

More than a dozen Chinese housewives busted for alleged iPhone smuggling

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Not even America’s housewives get this desperate. According to Reuters, more than a dozen women described by the Chinese government as housewives have been arrested and charged for allegedly taking part in an Apple (AAPL) device smuggling operation. Reuters reports that the housewives, in addition to more than a dozen...
More than a dozen Chinese housewives busted for alleged iPhone smuggling

Don't You Dare Show Olympic Spirit In The UK

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We've spent plenty of time over the years highlighting the ridiculousness surrounding the Olympics and their over-aggressive enforcement of IP laws (and even getting host nations to pass special trademark laws that only apply to the Olympics in some cases). But it's really reaching positively ludicrous excesses in the UK....
Don't You Dare Show Olympic Spirit In The UK

Facebook Changes Name Of Subscribe Feature To "Follow" So People Understand It's Just Like Twitter

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Facebook Subscribe lets you get feed updates from people who don’t have to Subscribe back. It’s essentially Twitter within Facebook. So to reduce confusion and hopefully boost traction, it’s adopting Twitter’s terminology and renaming Subscribe as “Follow”. There’s no functionality change, but it should make the feature more instantly understandable,...
Facebook Changes Name Of Subscribe Feature To "Follow" So People Understand It's Just Like Twitter

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

The Other 99% of Entrepreneurs

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In my recent piece Reengineering Capitalism I highlighted a phenomenon that the global entrepreneurship ecosystem is paying very little attention to: Over 99% of entrepreneurs who seek funding get rejected. Yet, the entire world is focused on the 1% that is "fundable." The media, when pitched a startup story, is...
The Other 99% of Entrepreneurs

Good Riddance, Google Reader

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Google Reader turned into a zombie a long time ago and it’s good that Google finally killed it. For years, Google Reader has been sitting on Google’s servers without any appreciable updates. Sure, it got a bit of a facelift in 2011, but it only lost functionality since Google decided...
Good Riddance, Google Reader

The Next Web is hiring writers in San Francisco and New York

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Are you a sharp, keen, well-connected tech writer who loves to break news, works their contact book and takes pride in being first to a story? If so, we want to hear from you as we’re currently looking to bolster our global team with hires in San Francisco and New...
The Next Web is hiring writers in San Francisco and New York

O2 UK offers Samsung Galaxy Note and Galaxy Y in Olympics versions, S Javelin sadly missing

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Are you so enthused with the 2012 Olympics that special tablets and non-stop TV coverage won't fully scratch the itch? O2 UK is letting you flaunt your British competitive pride every time you check Twitter by selling Olympic editions of Samsung's Galaxy Note and Galaxy Y. Either comes with...
O2 UK offers Samsung Galaxy Note and Galaxy Y in Olympics versions, S Javelin sadly missing

RT @chrismessina: I take particular pride in @urbanairship's awesome AirMail push notifications: http://bit.ly/9551mW /by @turoczy via @kveton

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RT @chrismessina: I take particular pride in @urbanairship's awesome AirMail push notifications: http://bit.ly/9551mW /by @turoczy via @kveton

David Tisch Steps Down From Managing Director Role At TechStars

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David Tisch, the well known- New York City-based seed investor and advisor, is stepping down from his role as Managing Director of the TechStars startup accelerator. Tisch has been with TechStars since 2010, when he co-founded the program’s New York city location. He announced the move in a post published...
David Tisch Steps Down From Managing Director Role At TechStars

Nokia Siemens Networks sells off its optical business, swings focus to LTE

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Nokia Siemens Networks has long been eager to shed as much weight as it can (unfortunately, including some staff) in a bid to turn around a business full of legacy hardware. The next on the chopping block, however, is a big one: the optical networking division. NSN has struck...
Nokia Siemens Networks sells off its optical business, swings focus to LTE

Charlie Ergen on Dish's Company Culture: It's Not That We're Mean, It's That We're Like an Indiana Jones Movie

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Dish Chairman and co-founder Charlie Ergen is well-known for being combative both inside and outside the office. In an onstage interview at D: Dive Into Media, Ergen specifically addressed the description in a recent Businessweek story of Dish as “the meanest company in America,” and himself as the meanest boss....
Charlie Ergen on Dish's Company Culture: It's Not That We're Mean, It's That We're Like an Indiana Jones Movie

Time on site: A Terrible Metric?

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What’s sad to me is that Google used to pride itself on the speed with which it helped you find the information you want, and then get out of the way. “Time on site” is a terrible metric for an information utility! –Tim O’Reilly, in a Google+ post...
Time on site: A Terrible Metric?

Rumor Mill: Apple Is Holding Two Separate Events For The New iPhone And iPad

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The Intermacweb is in a tizzy today at the possibility of two upcoming Apple events – one on September 12 for a September 21st iPhone launch and another for iPad news, potentially for the fabled iPad Mini. The rumors, fanned by Gruber and Jim Dalrymple, posit that Apple is beyond...
Rumor Mill: Apple Is Holding Two Separate Events For The New iPhone And iPad

A Wishlist For Twitter On Its Birthday

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Oh, Twitter. Just look at you. You’ve got your sun dress on, your hair done up in bows. Grandma and grandpa are on the way, presents in tow. It can only mean one thing: its your birthday! LET’S CELEBRATE! Just kidding. You’re a web service. You don’t even have...
A Wishlist For Twitter On Its Birthday

Polk Audio quietly unveils headphones made 'just for Android'

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If you're itching to show your love for Google's mobile OS, Polk Audio has you covered with a trio of headphones made "just for Android" that have been freshly listed on their website. Aside from sporting a black and green color scheme fit for Mountain View's OS, the gear...
Polk Audio quietly unveils headphones made 'just for Android'

Today Is Geek Pride Day! Four Reasons to Feel Cheerful About Tech

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Sure, the world of IT is still full of frustrations. But here are a few aspects of the big picture we shouldn't forget....
Today Is Geek Pride Day! Four Reasons to Feel Cheerful About Tech

Adviser Who Sold Facebook Shares He Didn't Own Faces Sentence Up To 45 Years

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Remember when everyone wanted Facebook stock? When getting pre-IPO shares was a point of pride, when retail investors worried they weren’t big enough fish to rate allotments from their brokerages? That friends, was an opportunity, and there are some men who answer when opportunity knocks. John Mattera, for instance, the...
Adviser Who Sold Facebook Shares He Didn't Own Faces Sentence Up To 45 Years

The Next Web is looking for top-class tech reporters in London

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Here at The Next Web, our UK coverage is an important part of what we do. So, in addition to hiring in San Francisco and New York, we’re now looking to recruit a kick-ass tech reporter based in, or within regular commuting distance of, London. You’ll need to be a...
The Next Web is looking for top-class tech reporters in London
DoubleDutch Debuts Pride, A Mobile-Only Yammer Competitor

Unified Hires Googler Brian Murphy To Run Sales

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Unified, a company offering tools to help agencies and brands manage their social advertising campaigns, has lured someone from Google to run it sales team. Specifically, it’s announcing the hiring of Brian Murphy as its new vice president of sales. His past experience includes leading Google’s ad sales to the...
Unified Hires Googler Brian Murphy To Run Sales

Facebook on the Olympics: 116M related posts and comments, athletes received 12.2M likes

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Now that the dust has settled on the London Olympics, Facebook has revealed a number of stats relating to how content was shared during the time between the opening and closing ceremonies. Most notably, Facebook saw over 116 million posts and comments relating to the Olympics games, and collectively, athletes added an...
Facebook on the Olympics: 116M related posts and comments, athletes received 12.2M likes

Point Of View: Athens Pride 2010

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Point Of View: Athens Pride 2010
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