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How to keep 'work from home' employees accountable--without spying

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I've been a part-time, work-from-home employee for years now. And yes, I do work. A lot. Still, I hear whispers from coworkers who wonder if I'm just avoiding a commute to spend quality time with my laundry. And then there are the moms I meet at the park on...
How to keep 'work from home' employees accountable--without spying
'Churnalism' tool automatically checks news sources for plagiarism

Apple's new iBooks 3.0 update available now with iCloud purchase library, scrolling theme and more

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Apple has released its updated version of iBooks, bringing it to 3.0. The latest version, which is available on the App Store now, features a scrolling theme that allows you to ‘flick’ through your books vertically, as well as improved iCloud support and more. The updated iBooks adds the ability to see...
Apple's new iBooks 3.0 update available now with iCloud purchase library, scrolling theme and more

99design founders invest $460,000 in Tweaky, a marketplace for minor website customizations

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Tweaky, which operates a marketplace where you can have small things fixed on your website for a minimal fee, has raised $460,000 in seed funding from 99designs and Flippa.com co-founders Mark Harbottle and Matt Mickiewicz, and their SitePoint Group. Formerly known as Themepivot.com, Tweaky was founded by Australian entrepreneurs Ned...
99design founders invest $460,000 in Tweaky, a marketplace for minor website customizations
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Atebits' mystery iOS app, Modern Combat 4, Netflix, eBay Fashion, more

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On top of our usual list of apps and updates hitting the App Store today, we also get word from Tweetie/Twitter for Mac developer Atebits that it has version 1.0 of a new app currently in review. We don’t know yet what it is, but we’ll certainly keep you...
Atebits' mystery iOS app, Modern Combat 4, Netflix, eBay Fashion, more

Will Tumblr's New Terms Of Service Finally Lead To The De-Stupidifying Of Terms Of Service?

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Late last week there was some buzzing over Tumblr's new Terms of Service, which some noted had some amusingly plain language explanations in them, resulting in a bit of news coverage. Having gone through the process of creating terms of service with lawyers before, I'm somewhat jaded on the subject...
Will Tumblr's New Terms Of Service Finally Lead To The De-Stupidifying Of Terms Of Service?

Add Change Tracking to Online Text Editing with Ice.js

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If you're looking to add change tracking to a Web app, you might want to take a look at Ice from the CMS group at the New York Times. Ice (or Ice.js) is an implementation of change tracking for any contenteditable element on the Web. It can track changes (inserts,...
Add Change Tracking to Online Text Editing with Ice.js

The Top 10 Tech Companies Whose Employees Are Most Optimistic About Their Future (GOOG, YHOO, AMZN, SAP, AAPL, QCOM)

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Glassdoor just released its ranking of the top 10 tech companies with the best business outlook in the next six months, as rated by the firms' own staff. Employees that work at these companies are optimistic because they are working on the latest and greatest in technology, they are inspired by...
The Top 10 Tech Companies Whose Employees Are Most Optimistic About Their Future (GOOG, YHOO, AMZN, SAP, AAPL, QCOM)
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Apple sued in New Zealand for cancelling mispriced $35 website order actually worth $1600

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Apple will be forced to represent itself at a Dispute Tribunal in New Zealand next month after a local marketing specialist took advantage of a misprice on the Apple.com website and ordered products worth as much as $1600 for just $35, only to have it cancelled after some of it...
Apple sued in New Zealand for cancelling mispriced $35 website order actually worth $1600

The Daily's 100,000 subscribers are likely far too few to keep it afloat

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The Daily’s first quarter saw it rack up over 800,000 downloads. However, in that same quarter, it lost $10 million. That sum, added to the $30 million cost of building the paper to launch, states that The Daily burned through a total of $40 million to exist through birth and...
The Daily's 100,000 subscribers are likely far too few to keep it afloat

Funny or Die's new "iSteve" trailer proudly points out how bad the movie is

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Funny Or Die, creators of the awful iSteve film we recently reviewed, released a new trailer for their terrible movie today. The trailer features quotes from various reviews of the horrible waste of time, including a choice tidbit from your friends here at 9to5Mac: “Do not watch this movie.” While...
Funny or Die's new "iSteve" trailer proudly points out how bad the movie is

Liveblogging Apple's 'cash balance' conference call

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Apple's already told us exactly what to expect on this so-called 'cash balance' conference call, but what they hey -- we'll be liveblogging it just in case Appel slips in that "one more thing." You know, that "thing" about spending a few billion on an Apple-shaped spacecraft for kicks...
Liveblogging Apple's 'cash balance' conference call

Remains of the Day: Scratch that

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Apple's new lottery system in Hong Kong doesn't yet involve scratch tickets, but the company made plenty of scratch last quarter, and the Steve Jobs quotes and pictures going up around Apple's campus only scratch the surface of the man....
Remains of the Day: Scratch that

Tennis Champ Agassi Gives Yahoo Sales Troops a Pep Talk

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Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro has been holding a globals sales conference in Las Vegas this week, bringing together the large group of employees at the Silicon Valley Internet giant who are in charge of a big chunk of its revenue. While it’s a lot of talking by top execs...
Tennis Champ Agassi Gives Yahoo Sales Troops a Pep Talk

Quora Reaches Out To The Web With Embeddable Content Widget

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Here’s a smart move: Quora has announced what it’s calling Embedded Quotes, which is essentially a widget that makes it easier for web site owners to include Quora content in their blog posts, articles and web pages. There are two options for webmasters: embedding a full answer or post,... Please...
Quora Reaches Out To The Web With Embeddable Content Widget

Google's iOS Gmail app contains Steve Jobs tribute in its App Store screenshots

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It appears that Google pulled out all the stops when it came to getting its iOS Gmail app approved on Apple’s App Store, after it was revealed it included a little Steve Jobs tribute in the screenshots of its submission to the marketplace. As noted by Reddit user incepto, if...
Google's iOS Gmail app contains Steve Jobs tribute in its App Store screenshots

ARM CEO Warren East will retire in July, president Simon Segars to take over

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Warren East has overseen a sharp rise in the fortuns of ARM Holdings plc over the last few years, but tonight the company announced he will step down effective July 1st. Stepping into the lead role is current president Simon Segars, who has been with the company in a...
ARM CEO Warren East will retire in July, president Simon Segars to take over

Liveblogging Apple's 'cash balance' conference call

www.engadget.com
Apple's already told us exactly what to expect on this so-called 'cash balance' conference call, but what they hey -- we'll be liveblogging it just in case Appel slips in that "one more thing." You know, that "thing" about spending a few billion on an Apple-shaped spacecraft for kicks...
Liveblogging Apple's 'cash balance' conference call

"This is the biggest crock of shit I've ever heard in my entire life. Do you have any idea how..."

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"This is the biggest crock of shit I've ever heard in my entire life. Do you have any idea how much you're paying?" - T-Mobile CEO John Legere at an event today where he unveiled the iPhone on his network (FINALLY) as well as the company's "un-carrier" plans. It seems that...
"This is the biggest crock of shit I've ever heard in my entire life. Do you have any idea how..."

E3 loves LA, staying through 2015

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Video game journalists worried about not being able to make their annual trek to Amoeba Records and Secret Headquarters Comics can breathe a collective sigh of relief -- through 2015, at least. The Entertainment Software Association, the organization behind E3, announced today that it will be keeping the massive...
E3 loves LA, staying through 2015

Here's Steve Jobs Describing The Exact Moment He Decided To Do The iPad To Destroy Microsoft (AAPL, MSFT)

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We just posted an old photo of Bill Gates with the first Microsoft tablet. It reminds us of one of the great quotes in Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography. One of the people that was building Microsoft's tablet was friendly with Jobs' wife, Laurene Powell. He asked Jobs and Powell...
Here's Steve Jobs Describing The Exact Moment He Decided To Do The iPad To Destroy Microsoft (AAPL, MSFT)

Samantha Brick: in quotes

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Journalist Samantha Brick says she has no regrets over an article claiming women hated her for being beautiful. Here is the best of her wisdom:...
Samantha Brick: in quotes

Motorola posts profit, strong sales; stock jumps

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Motorola posts profit, strong sales; stock jumps: The two key quotes: However, it has lost its position as the largest U.S. maker of phones to Apple Inc. Motorola sold a total of 8.5 million phones in the quarter, while Apple sold 8.8 million iPhones. and, maybe crazier: Four years ago,...
Motorola posts profit, strong sales; stock jumps

Note it down and keep it safe with Write for iOS

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Write is a new iOS app from independent developer Tanmay Sonawane. It’s currently highlighted in the New section of the App Store’s Productivity category, and is available now for $0.99, though the app’s description suggests the price will be rising soon. Write is a simple text editor app for iOS...
Note it down and keep it safe with Write for iOS

160 Ah-nold quotes from his movies. e.g. "I did nothing. The pavement was his enemy." http://bit.ly/aJjZqH

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160 Ah-nold quotes from his movies. e.g. "I did nothing. The pavement was his enemy." http://bit.ly/aJjZqH

Tumblr updates iOS app to match redesigned Android interface

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Today's definitely a big day for Tumblr: there's a refreshed iOS app in the iTunes Store! And, well, a bit of other news, too. But you'll hear plenty more about that later -- for now, it's all about mobile. The blogging platform just updated its application for iPad and...
Tumblr updates iOS app to match redesigned Android interface

EMI Was Actively Giving Away MP3s It Accused Michael Roberston Of Downloading Illegally

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You may recall EMI / Capitol Records ongoing lawsuit against MP3Tunes and its founder/CEO Michael Robertson. The initial ruling in that case went almost entirely against EMI, with one small exception that we'll get to soon. EMI asked the court to reconsider the ruling, claiming that it had made some...
EMI Was Actively Giving Away MP3s It Accused Michael Roberston Of Downloading Illegally

Starck confirms 'Apple project' is actually Jobs' yacht

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French designer Philippe Starck has finally confirmed that his initial quotes about a "revolutionary" Apple product that will come out "in eight months" were in fact about his long involvement in designing a yacht for the Jobs family, the Wall Street Journal reports. The yacht, which began life as a...
Starck confirms 'Apple project' is actually Jobs' yacht
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