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Assistant Extensions Brings Siri To Another Level & Makes It Truly Awesome [Cydia Tweak]

www.makeuseof.com
One of the most compelling reasons to own an iPhone 4S is the voice assistant known as Siri. Siri does some awesome stuff, but what if you could make Siri even more awesome with a simple tweak? From the beginning, people have messed with Siri using proxies, but for the...
Assistant Extensions Brings Siri To Another Level & Makes It Truly Awesome [Cydia Tweak]

Structure 2012: What’s the implication of big data on the cloud?

gigaom.com
GigaOM’s fifth annual Structure conference examines how cloud computing is changing the way business is done around the world. Reserve your seat now and take a peek at just a few of our featured sessions: Big data will drive the network to become the computer. Our increasingly clogged pipes make...
Structure 2012: What’s the implication of big data on the cloud?

Tumblr Android app update brings tablet support, new 'following screen'

www.engadget.com
Tumblr users have been managing their online repositories via mobile apps for a while now, but that software has been tailored specifically for smartphones thus far. The latest version of the blogging service's Android app has changed that, however, finally adding support for tablets, as well as a new...
Tumblr Android app update brings tablet support, new 'following screen'
GitHub hit with major service outage after three minor outages three days in a row

G-Technology updates G-Drive mini and G-Raid mini with 1TB HGST Travelstar hard drives

www.engadget.com
G-Technology's G-Drive mini and G-Raid mini have been around for a bit, but the storage brand is taking the opportunity at CES to update the duo with Hitachi's (HGST) Travelstar hard drives. Both external storage repositories are set to get the 1TB 7,200 RPM 2.5-inch components that notch the...
G-Technology updates G-Drive mini and G-Raid mini with 1TB HGST Travelstar hard drives

Five things to like About Debian 7.0 'Wheezy'

www.pcworld.com
After more than two years of development, the Debian project on Saturday released the long-awaited version 7.0 of its venerable Linux distribution. Code-named "Wheezy," the new release brings several compelling new features, including an improved installer, multiarch support, tools for deploying private clouds, and a complete set of multimedia...
Five things to like About Debian 7.0 'Wheezy'

Google's Blink engine (gently) hints at a more streamlined future for Chrome

www.engadget.com
Word that Google had decided to fork WebKit and build its own rendering engine is still echoing through the spidery halls of the internet. The true ramifications aren't entirely clear yet, but Opera has pledged to embrace Blink and WebKit is already talking about removing Chrome-specific code from its...
Google's Blink engine (gently) hints at a more streamlined future for Chrome
Microsoft embraces git with new TFS support, Visual Studio integration

Repositories Extras, Extras-Devel and Extras-Testing for Nokia N900

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Repositories Extras, Extras-Devel and Extras-Testing for Nokia N900

Backed Or Whacked: Press Enter vs. Presenter

techcrunch.com
Editor’s note: This weekend we’re running a new column called Backed or Whacked by Ross Rubin, principal analyst at Reticle Research, focusing on consumer technologies, and writer for Engadget. Every week he’ll address two crowdsourced projects from the view of an investor, analyst, and gadget fiend. He’ll look at what made one a...
Backed Or Whacked: Press Enter vs. Presenter

Android 4.0.4 rears its head again, this time over at AOSP

www.engadget.com
It hasn't made its official open-source debut yet, but Android 4.0.4 should be hitting the repositories very soon. Leaks of the next Ice Cream sandwich update have been circulating since early February, and Moto's Xoom was given the first taste today. Now Jean-Baptiste Queru, an engineer on the mobile...
Android 4.0.4 rears its head again, this time over at AOSP

Liquid Labs launches with Mavendi receipt-tracking tool

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Liquid Labs, a new ‘innovation laboratory’ based in Hamburg, has just released its first beta product, an expense management tool called Mavendi. If it takes off, it may validate an interesting approach to marrying innovation with aggressive execution. The company was founded at the start of February by two prominent...
Liquid Labs launches with Mavendi receipt-tracking tool

Archos reveals Android-powered TV Connect, puts Play store on your big screen

www.engadget.com
There are plenty of ways to get Android on your TV -- from smartphone docks, to dongles and even the officially sanctioned Google TV. But most of them are missing something, be it a simple way to control them or access to the full Play store. Archos is aiming...
Archos reveals Android-powered TV Connect, puts Play store on your big screen

Hacker community takes over as Boxee phases out Box support

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Boxee is phasing out support for third-party apps on its legacy Boxee Box device, the company recently announced on its developer blog. This step is part of a bigger shift towards the new Boxee TV, which comes with a much smaller number of apps and instead emphasizes live TV and...
Hacker community takes over as Boxee phases out Box support

Soundcloud & Rdio come to Xbox & PS3, thanks to Skifta

gigaom.com
Xbox and Playstation 3 owners can now listen to their favorite tunes and sounds from Rdio and Soundcloud, provided they also own an Android mobile device: Qualcomm Atheros just released version 1.5 of its Skifta media shifting app for Android. Skifta lets you access and play local and Internet media...
Soundcloud & Rdio come to Xbox & PS3, thanks to Skifta

Forget me not: campaigners fight for control of online memories

www.guardian.co.uk
Right to be forgotten advocates argue details online can be out-of-date, misleading and even downright wrongThe internet has a long memory. It can remember things long after everyone else has forgotten them. In some cases, this can lead to a pleasant surprise: long-lost pictures, an old witticism, a fragment of...
Forget me not: campaigners fight for control of online memories

Google Lets You Get The Bugs Out With IssueTracker API

blog.programmableweb.com
Many Open Source projects host their repositories with Google Code, where anyone can download the source. Now their bugs and feature requests can be just as open, with the read/write IssueTracker API. You can search and retrieve issues, as well as the comments associated with each entry. In other words,...
Google Lets You Get The Bugs Out With IssueTracker API

Kippt moves beyond simple link storing, now lets you clip and save any sort of content on the Web for later

thenextweb.com
Today, link-saving service Kippt has rebuilt itself to support the saving of content, moving well beyond simple URL strings. In the company’s view, the mere storage of a link isn’t incredibly valuable in and of itself, as the content that the link points to is in fact what you care about....
Kippt moves beyond simple link storing, now lets you clip and save any sort of content on the Web for later
Github Wins The 2012 Crunchie For "Best Overall Startup", May The Fork Be With You

The real reason Facebook should worry this week. (Hint: It's not privacy, Wall Street, or terms of service)

pandodaily.com
Yesterday one of the more salacious stories in our world was a photo showing the Zuckerberg family’s shocked expression at Facebook’s new Poke app. It became public due to misunderstanding with Facebook’s privacy settings, and as if that wasn’t enough to wake the Facebook haters and get them screaming, Randi...
The real reason Facebook should worry this week. (Hint: It's not privacy, Wall Street, or terms of service)

10 Ways Your App Can Grab A Chunk Of This Holiday Season's $2.4 Billion In App Sales

www.fastcompany.com
It's estimated that 2 billion apps will be downloaded during the week of December 25. Here's how your app can cash in on the holiday rush. To truly unravel how money moves around the app economy, you'd need a bank of 30 to 60 servers scraping data from the...
10 Ways Your App Can Grab A Chunk Of This Holiday Season's $2.4 Billion In App Sales

Review: Amiga Forever makes retro gaming painless

www.pcworld.com
Personal computers have been around long enough to become a part of our history and shared social consciousness. As time marches on and older hardware dies, emulation is often the only way to experience these orphaned systems again. Amiga has been mourned more than most. Emulators are tricky business,...
Review: Amiga Forever makes retro gaming painless

Juniper: Mobile Malware Increased 155% in 2011

www.readwriteweb.com
Malware permeated the mobile ecosystem in 2011. The issue is not going away either. Smartphones have an unprecedented amount of personal data that malicious hackers are drooling to obtain. Everyday they are coming up with more sophisticated attacks and scheming ways on how to infiltrate that data trove in your...
Juniper: Mobile Malware Increased 155% in 2011

Amazon Glacier: 99.999999999% durability long-term storage, for a penny a gig

www.extremetech.com
Amazon has unveiled the latest addition to AWS: Glacier, a long-term, cloud-based storage solution that costs just $0.01 per gigabyte per month. This is significantly cheaper than on-site storage, and at least ten times cheaper than other cloud storage services (such as Amazon S3, Dropbox, Azure, and so on.)Amazon Glacier...
Amazon Glacier: 99.999999999% durability long-term storage, for a penny a gig

Hacker commandeers GitHub to prove Rails vulnerability

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A Russian hacker dramatically demonstrated one of the most common security weaknesses in the Ruby on Rails web application language. By doing so, he took full control of the databases GitHub uses to distribute Linux and thousands of other open-source software packages. Egor Homakov exploited what's known as a...
Hacker commandeers GitHub to prove Rails vulnerability

Salesforce.com has acquired French startup EntropySoft

venturebeat.com
Salesforce.com has acquired EntropySoft, a French startup that offers content integration solutions. The acquisition will be formally announced tomorrow, but a Salesforce.com spokesperson confirmed that the deal recently closed. The acquisition appears to have been privately finalized a month ago. EntropySoft’s sales executive Serge Guillerme updated his LinkedIn account in January to...
Salesforce.com has acquired French startup EntropySoft
Linux Mint 14 released, leaves fresh taste in our mouths

Anatomy of a security fix: Postgres launches massive update to address vulnerability

gigaom.com
It’s the kind of call any software vendor — or open source project — dreads: A large customer (in this case NTT) flagged a vulnerability in PostgreSQL, the popular open-source database also known as Postgres. That happened March 12. The  next step for the Postgres community (and it is a...
Anatomy of a security fix: Postgres launches massive update to address vulnerability
Amazon's super-duper data pipeline is now ready for its close-up

Horses and Bayonets: The top 10 sound bites from the Barack Obama-Mitt Romney debate

www.geekwire.com
Last night’s final presidential debate produced some of the best zingers of the campaign, with President Barack Obama sounding off about “horses and bayonets” and former Governor Mitt Romney proclaiming that he likes “American cars.” Tracking all of the action throughout the campaign has been Seattle startup Hark, one of...
Horses and Bayonets: The top 10 sound bites from the Barack Obama-Mitt Romney debate
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