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Intel plans to have conflict-free microprocessor by 2013

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Amazon Offers A New Simulator For Developers To Test Email In Apps

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Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) is the kind of service that Amazon Web Services (AWS) does so well. It automates the manual task of adding email to apps so developers can focus on doing what they do best. Today, AWS added a new way to simulate in Amazon SES what...
Amazon Offers A New Simulator For Developers To Test Email In Apps

What Should A Moderate Republican Hope For?

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George Packer compares the Republicans in 2012 to the Democrats in 1972: McGovern’s debacle forced the Democratic Party to find its way back from the ideological wilderness—from being the party of delegate quotas and “acid, amnesty, and abortion.” Every successful Democrat after 1972, from Carter to Clinton to Obama, has...
What Should A Moderate Republican Hope For?

Fix the iPhone 5 WiFi bug

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Apple has released information on how to fix a particularly bad iPhone 5 bug that burned through the data plans of some Verizon customers. Those who bought the new smartphone noticed that they were being charged for using cellular data even when they were using their phones on WiFi networks....
Fix the iPhone 5 WiFi bug

Microsoft ups storage quotas, slashes add-on storage pricing for SharePoint Online

www.zdnet.com
Microsoft is tweaking SharePoint Online storage quotas and pricing for enterprise users of its hosted service....
Microsoft ups storage quotas, slashes add-on storage pricing for SharePoint Online

Why the EU is unlikely to crack down on Apple over its carrier contracts

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Carriers have passed information to the European Commission’s antitrust chief about the contracts Apple makes them sign, according to a report in The New York Times. The Commission says it is looking into the information, although it stops short of calling them formal complaints, meaning it is not obliged to...
Why the EU is unlikely to crack down on Apple over its carrier contracts
Hacker checks open government data: do police officers have quotas for traffic tickets?
Developers give in-depth look at Google Maps iOS SDK vs Apple's MapKit
iOS devs give in-depth look at advantages of Apple's MapKit vs Google Maps SDK
A firsthand take on working in an ecommerce shipping warehouse

Facebook roundup: Zuckerberg, Open Graph, lawsuit, CISPA and more

www.insidefacebook.com
Zuckerberg tops list of highest rated CEOs - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is the No. 1 highest rated CEO, according to employee reviews on the career community site Glassdoor. Employees are asked, “Do you approve or disapprove of the way your CEO is leading the company?” Zuckerberg has a 99 percent approval rating....
Facebook roundup: Zuckerberg, Open Graph, lawsuit, CISPA and more

IT'S A TRAP: What Happens When Advertisers Don't Meet Twitter's Spending Quotas

www.businessinsider.com
Twitter's little blue check mark has become synonymous with authenticity, where followers can (supposedly) trust any Twitter page bearing that sign as a verified account. What's not authentic, though, is how one gets, and more importantly, stays a verified account. Digital Trends' Molly McHugh noticed a ransom-like financial caveat in...
IT'S A TRAP: What Happens When Advertisers Don't Meet Twitter's Spending Quotas
EU, Japan, and US attack Chinese rare earth monopoly

WTO ruling revives debate over China's rare earths trade

www.engadget.com
China suffered another setback at the WTO yesterday, thanks to a ruling that could spell trouble for its controversial rare earths industry. In a decision issued Monday, a WTO panel determined that the Chinese government has been acting in violation of international trade rules, due to export restrictions on...
WTO ruling revives debate over China's rare earths trade

RingDNA releases mobile call tracking app to 'make sales reps smarter'

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Sales professionals rely on phone calls for making connections, following-up on leads, and closing deals. RingDNA released a voice communications platform today that provides sales reps with relevant, contextual data when they need it to make the most...
RingDNA releases mobile call tracking app to 'make sales reps smarter'

Google Cloud Messaging now supports persistent connections, upstream messaging, and notification sync

thenextweb.com
At Google I/O 2013 on Wednesday, Google announced its Cloud Messaging (GCM) service is now part of Google Play Services, and has gained three new features as part of a major upgrade: persistent connections, upstream messaging, and notification synchronization. The new GCM features will be rolling out progressively; developers can...
Google Cloud Messaging now supports persistent connections, upstream messaging, and notification sync
Former Police Chief Defends NYPD's 'Stop And Frisk' Program, Because It Has A Checklist

Duedil rakes in $5M for its open data-powered due diligence services

gigaom.com
Want to see how open data translates into new business models? Look to the London-based fintech firm Duedil, which has just completed a $5 million Series A round of funding. Duedil is an aggregator and data visualization outfit that provides due diligence services through a freemium model. It focuses on...
Duedil rakes in $5M for its open data-powered due diligence services

WHO'S HIRING? These 10 Tech Companies Have The Most Job Openings

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Looking for a new job? It helps to know which companies are hiring. But more than that. It helps to know which companies have lots of openings. The more employees they need, the better your chances for getting the job you want at the salary you want. With that in...
WHO'S HIRING? These 10 Tech Companies Have The Most Job Openings
Google Play gets TV, movie, and magazine purchases for Nexus 7
Bing API now available from Azure Marketplace, 5,000 searches per month for free

Microsoft RickRolls WiFi Network Leechers

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An anonymous reader writes "Microsoft has revealed that it RickRolled users that were killing its TechEd conference WiFi network last year by torrenting large files. Network administrators at the event quickly built a list of all of the top torrent trackers around and got the nod to add them all...
Microsoft RickRolls WiFi Network Leechers

IBM Adds Canada's Varicent to its Analytics Lineup

allthingsd.com
IBM just announced another acquisition that’s intended to fill out its steadily-growing portfolio of analytics software companies. The company it is buying is called Varicent. Based in Toronto, it specializes in using the power of computing to to analyze and understand sales performance and compensation. Varicent makes software that’s intended...
IBM Adds Canada's Varicent to its Analytics Lineup

App Engine 1.6.2 Released

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Some of you may think of dragons as ferocious, treasure-hoarding, fire-breathing monsters. But the App Engine team is embracing the dragon as a symbol of fortune and good luck, and we are excited to announce our first release in the Year of the Dragon. Experimental Datastore Backup/RestoreUsing the Datastore Admin...
App Engine 1.6.2 Released
Tesla earned ten percent of its revenue by selling emissions credits last year
Infographic Shows With Stunning Clarity How Domestic Drone Use Is The New Normal

JCPenney Workers Gave Free Discounts For Credit Until New Management Started Cracking Skulls

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Credit is big in retail, and workers are under all kinds of pressure to hit their quotas. They have to find ways to give customers incentives to apply for credit, such as offering a discount. It was no different at JCPenney, but with former Apple retail chief Ron Johnson now...
JCPenney Workers Gave Free Discounts For Credit Until New Management Started Cracking Skulls

Apple faces “Cost of iPhone” attention after worker mistreatment petition [Updated]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook’s outrage at allegations the company knowingly overlooked labor mistreatment among its suppliers may have satisfied some, but that hasn’t stopped an online petition of near 150,000 Apple fans demanding the company take further steps in protecting workers. Accruing nearly 150,000 signatures within 48 hours, the campaign...
Apple faces “Cost of iPhone” attention after worker mistreatment petition [Updated]

Spotify iOS app update brings 320kbps music to mobiles

www.engadget.com
Enjoying your Spotify tracks on the go just got a little better, at least on iOS, where an app update to v0.4.23 gifts users "very high quality" 320kbps music streaming (for Premium subscribers) and syncing, up from the previous max of 160kbps. Enabling the higher quality streams -- though...
Spotify iOS app update brings 320kbps music to mobiles
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