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Report: Samsung Planning A Full Line Of Galaxy S3 Phones, First Model To Hit This May

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Samsung’s next flagship smartphone needs to be huge, iPhone 4 huge. It needs to be as competitive as the Galaxy S II as its set to go head-to-head with the iPhone 5. But success won’t be found as easily this time. Samsung had nearly a full year to design and...
Report: Samsung Planning A Full Line Of Galaxy S3 Phones, First Model To Hit This May

Facebook addiction explained: study shows psychophysiological arousal from social media

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A recent study showed that social networks like Twitter and Facebook are potentially more addictive than cigarettes or alcohol, and now we may have an idea why. A group of scientists from MIT in Massachusetts, IULM University in Milan and two other laboratories in Italy found that people showed...
Facebook addiction explained: study shows psychophysiological arousal from social media

How To Appeal To Investors: Top VCs Reveal The Anatomy Of A Successful Entrepreneur

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There’s a lot of money floating around Silicon Valley right now, and it’s becoming easier and easier for entrepreneurs to get access to the capital they need to get their companies off the ground. Resources like AngelList are trying to level the playing field, and facilitate conversations between founder and...
How To Appeal To Investors: Top VCs Reveal The Anatomy Of A Successful Entrepreneur
Report: Apple To Unveil An 8GB iPad 2 With The iPad 3, Begin Production On 7.85-inch iPad In 3Q12

UK regulator reverses Sky pay-TV advantage decision, following Netflix and Lovefilm growth

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UK regulator, the Competition Commission (CC) has published revised findings [PDF] today as part of its Movies on Pay TV investigation. It now finds that Sky Movies no longer provides Sky with a material advantage over its rivals in the pay-TV retail market. The amendments reflect the growth of services like...
UK regulator reverses Sky pay-TV advantage decision, following Netflix and Lovefilm growth

US wary of security threats as China Mobile waits on operator licensing decision

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China Mobile, the world’s largest operator with more than 665 million subscribers, is said to be causing concern to US authorities as it awaits on a decision on an application for a license to operate in America. The company’s international arm applied for the license last autumn — which would...
US wary of security threats as China Mobile waits on operator licensing decision

OPERATION HIGH ROLLER: This Massive Cyber Attack Has Siphoned As Much As $2.5 Billion From World Banks

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McAfee and Guardian Analytics have discovered a highly sophisticated and ongoing cyber attack that has siphoned as much as $2.5 billion from bank accounts in Europe, the U.S. and Colombia. The attack, named "Operation High Roller," does not require human participation but does involve a combination of "an insider level of...
OPERATION HIGH ROLLER: This Massive Cyber Attack Has Siphoned As Much As $2.5 Billion From World Banks

Google reportedly planning stable of Nexus devices with Android 5.0, will sell 'em direct

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Hand firmly grasping hat? Good. The Wall Street Journal is reporting on quite the bombshell today, noting that Google is about to cause its carrier partners in the States all sorts of grief -- indirectly, of course. Just weeks after placing its heralded Galaxy Nexus on sale for $399...
Google reportedly planning stable of Nexus devices with Android 5.0, will sell 'em direct
Microsoft Office for iPad gets pictured, launch expected in coming weeks

California sees 800% boost in organ donation registraion thanks Facebook

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This morning on the TV program “Good Morning America”, CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg announced a new feature and initiative on the social network to drive more people to become organ donors, and to tell others of their status. It was previously teased as potentially “life-saving” before details were known....
California sees 800% boost in organ donation registraion thanks Facebook

Researchers out faux product review groups with a lot of math and some help from Google

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Ever consulted a crowdsourced review for a product or service before committing your hard-earned funds to the cause? Have you wondered how legit the opinions you read really are? Well, it seems that help is on the way to uncover paid opinion spamming and KIRF reviews. Researchers at the...
Researchers out faux product review groups with a lot of math and some help from Google

Sony to add photo editing to PlayStation 3's repertoire this week?

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Limber up those thumbs gaming gurus, because a new challenge may be on its way to your PlayStation 3 console: photo editing. PCWorld is reporting that Sony will be rolling out some new "photo editing software" for the PS3 early this week. Tweaking photos aside, the software's ultimate purpose...
Sony to add photo editing to PlayStation 3's repertoire this week?

State of the Linux Kernel 2011

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The Linux Foundation provides a vendor neutral home for long-term collaboration on the Linux kernel. They provide Linux creator Linus Torvalds and his right-hand man, Greg Kroah-Hartman, the opportunity to work full-time on Linux. And they prepare a semi-annual report on the state of the Linux kernel, which is a...
State of the Linux Kernel 2011

NetStumbler creator outed as the Google engineer at the centre of the Street View data snooping case

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The Google employee at the center of a US investigation into whether the Web firm grabbed personal data using its Street View project has been revealed to be the creator of NetStumbler, according to the New York Times. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has not revealed the engineer’s name publicly, referring...
NetStumbler creator outed as the Google engineer at the centre of the Street View data snooping case
Apple reveals more details about its fuel cell farm
China's restrictive rare earth mineral policy draws global ire

Cyber attacks on the federal government up 680% in the last 6 years

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According to a new report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), digital attacks on the federal government have risen dramatically in the last 6 years. While that itself is not surprising (would you have expected them to go down?), the jump in frequency is troubling. The GAO report states that “the number of...
Cyber attacks on the federal government up 680% in the last 6 years

Netflix To Announce Second Original Series, “Orange Is The New Black”

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Following this month’s debut of Lilyhammer, Netflix’s first scripted series, word is that the company is now preparing to launch a second original show. The company has ordered 13 episodes of Orange is the New Black, a comedy from Jenji Kohan, the creator of Showtimes’s Weeds. The show is based on the memoir of a...
Netflix To Announce Second Original Series, “Orange Is The New Black”

Seattle, DC, and San Diego are bright spots in tech hiring, report states

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Tech boom? That must be focused in the Valley, right? Or at least, you would expect that any such rapid expansion would have the largest impact in that region. However, a new study by the Praxis Strategy Group has outlined a number of critical facts that bust that specific narrative. Among...
Seattle, DC, and San Diego are bright spots in tech hiring, report states

Apple expects 4G LTE iPad to boost mobile video watching, Reuters says

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Yet another report states that Apple's third-generation iPad will offer high-speed 4G LTE connectivity, as the company looks to offer high quality video to users on the go....
Apple expects 4G LTE iPad to boost mobile video watching, Reuters says
Deconfusinator: New iPad's Hot Mess

Google Engineer Told Others of Data Scoop

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A Google Inc. engineer told others at the company about his plan to scoop up personal information from wireless-network users as specially equipped cars drove by their homes, but the practice continued for two years after the internal disclosures, a Federal Communications Commission investigation found. The engineer, whose name hasn’t...
Google Engineer Told Others of Data Scoop

Apple's iPad 3 May Sport Dual Backlights & Mini iPads to Ship in Q3

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There are two new reports out this morning from DigiTimes worth noting. The first report states that Apple is expected to launch 16GB and 32GB iPad 3 models during their March seventh event....
Apple's iPad 3 May Sport Dual Backlights & Mini iPads to Ship in Q3

Microsoft's 'major' June 18 event said to showcase Windows RT tablets

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Microsoft has begun teasing that it has a "major" to make at a media event next Monday, June 18, while one report states that the company will show off new ARM-based tablets running Windows RT....
Microsoft's 'major' June 18 event said to showcase Windows RT tablets
Amazon may launch 10-inch Kindle Fire in Q2, new color E Ink reader next month

Here’s the US Government’s list of digitally monitored words, and what they mean for your privacy

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Author’s note: Feel free to copy/use/remix/reblog/Tumbl/tweet/steal any part of this post. It was a right pain in the ass to pull out the hundreds of terms from their PDFs, so take them as you will. There’s no need to have another person spend their time doing so.  By now you...
Here’s the US Government’s list of digitally monitored words, and what they mean for your privacy

The lure of the Store: Why authorities are sweetening deals for new Apple Stores

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The lure of an Apple Store can be so great that local authorities are doing all they can to sweeten the deal for the world’s biggest technology company, waiving rents and taxes in order to have it set up an Apple Store in their area. New York’s Grand Central Terminal...
The lure of the Store: Why authorities are sweetening deals for new Apple Stores
EU gives Google until July 2nd to address anti-competitive search practices, says The Guardian

Is IT Showing Insecurities in the Distrust of End Users?

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We just looked at the survey results from a CA sponsored report about IT's views on cloud computing and security. Is it us or does IT seem a bit threatened by the overwhelming interest in cloud computing? Or is IT prudent in their views that the trends to put everything...
Is IT Showing Insecurities in the Distrust of End Users?

DASH7: Bringing Sensor Networking to Smartphones

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You think your smartphone is cool now? Wait till it gets RFID chips, then it'll truly be 'smart.' That's the promise of two emerging RFID-based mobile technologies called NFC and DASH7. We've already looked at NFC (Near Field Communication), which holds great promise as an enabler of mobile payments. Today...
DASH7: Bringing Sensor Networking to Smartphones
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