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Billions! Cablevision Takes Its Second Swing at Viacom in Bundling-Breaking Fight

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Here’s the next step in the Cablevision/Viacom cable bundling fee fight: After back and forth between the two companies about which stuff they want to keep private, they have released a public version of Cablevision’s legal complaint. Scintillating, right? This isn’t the equivalent of the Viacom/Google data dump, where...
Billions! Cablevision Takes Its Second Swing at Viacom in Bundling-Breaking Fight

Facebook Is Finally Testing An Ad Network (But It Doesn't Look Anything Like An Ad Network) (FB, GOOG)

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For years, Facebook watchers have wondered when the company would begin trying to profit from that the fact that it sends millions of people to third-party, ad-supported Web sites every day. Perhaps, we all wondered, Facebook would launch something like an ad network. Well finally, Facebook is testing a new...
Facebook Is Finally Testing An Ad Network (But It Doesn't Look Anything Like An Ad Network) (FB, GOOG)
Facebook giveth, Facebook taketh: A curious case of video apps

How Technology Is Empowering Teachers, Minting Millionaires, And Improving Education

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Thanks to the rise of in-classroom technology, the focus in education tends to be on student engagement and how to improve learning. It becomes easy to forget the importance of great teachers. Startups, entrepreneurs, businesses (and the rest) need to remember that technology doesn’t have to put teachers in jeopardy;...
How Technology Is Empowering Teachers, Minting Millionaires, And Improving Education

TorrentFreak Trolls a Copyright Troll

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In recent years hundreds of thousands of BitTorrent users who allegedly shared films without the consent of copyright holders have been dragged to court in the US. The aim of the copyright holders, or copyright trolls, is never to take any of the cases to trial. Instead they want alleged...
TorrentFreak Trolls a Copyright Troll
Twitter Redesigns #Music To Further Highlight Charts, Offering A Hint Of What's To Come Site-Wide
181,000 Twitter users think they're really good at using Twitter

Don't do it! The gimmicks developers use to make their apps stickier

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Self-improvement and learning new things are never easy, and as humans our collective record on follow-through isn’t so good. The cycle is predictable: Most of the time, the initial excitement tapers off and well-intentioned goals end up becoming distant future plans on a to-do list (or plain regret). Because of...
Don't do it! The gimmicks developers use to make their apps stickier

Why Clear's Dead-Simple List Stands Out In The To-Do Market

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It's easy, it lets you swipe away tasks, and you literally can't get too detailed while using it. And Clear might just be the thing you need to make knocking out tasks fun again.There’s a lot that’s interesting about Clear, an iPhone app that, at its core, makes gradient-colored lists...
Why Clear's Dead-Simple List Stands Out In The To-Do Market

Irony: Windows Phone dev excitement could boost Windows 8′s young ecosystem

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A fresh poll taken of Windows Phone developers shows strong interest among that demographic in developing applications for Windows 8. Unscientific polling is always tricky ground, but it can illuminate all the same, when put into proper context. Briefly, Windows Phone Geek, a place that WPCentral calls “one of the main...
Irony: Windows Phone dev excitement could boost Windows 8′s young ecosystem

Gay marriage: torn asunder from reality | Editorial

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The argument that gay marriage undermines straight marriage is as unconvincing as it is insultingIt is surprisingly hard to find in the Bible a consistent endorsement of heterosexual marriage as we now understand it. The Old Testament is replete with stories of men like King Solomon who had 700 wives...
Gay marriage: torn asunder from reality | Editorial

Rumor: Sharp to begin display ramp-up for iPhone 5S next month

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As talk of the next iPhone model -- which will arrive in June, July, or August depending on which supplier report one wants to believe -- heats up, rumors and reports from component suppliers and other sources often contradict each other on timetables. This confusion reinforces Apple CEO Tim Cook's...
Rumor: Sharp to begin display ramp-up for iPhone 5S next month

Prenda Continues Character Assassination Of Alan Cooper

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You may recall that Prenda briefly tried a strategy of claiming that Alan Cooper was mentally unstable and off his meds in trying to explain to Judge Otis Wright why Cooper said he had absolutely nothing to do with AF Holdings, despite his purported signature being on court documents as...
Prenda Continues Character Assassination Of Alan Cooper
Watch this: Nate Silver talks election statistics, media flaws, and Texas Hold 'Em
Cortex-A15 posts impressive performance, threatens Intel and AMD
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