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The Cable Business Is Finally, Really Getting Killed By The Internet

NASA-funded fusion rocket could shoot humans to Mars in 30 days

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A research group at the University of Washington, funded by NASA, is about to build a fusion-powered rocket. This rocket, if it can be successfully built, could propel a manned spacecraft to Mars in just 30 days -- compared to NASA's estimate of four years for a Martian round trip...
NASA-funded fusion rocket could shoot humans to Mars in 30 days
Newly evolved gene may have changed humans' brains
Tongue-controlled Kinect interface under development in Japan

GENE MUNSTER: If Apple's Labor Costs Go Up 20%, It Only Affects Profit Margins By 1% (AAPL)

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A new audit of Apple manufacturer Foxconn calls for some changes, and that obviously means spending some money. Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray says that if Apple's labor costs goes up 20%, it will affect profit margins by 1%, reports Bloomberg. He emphasizes that issues surrounding labor conditions at...
GENE MUNSTER: If Apple's Labor Costs Go Up 20%, It Only Affects Profit Margins By 1% (AAPL)

Taxi Driver in India Uses YouTube to Find Customers

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It is always inspiring to read stories of people who may never have had an Internet connection but are still using the power of Internet to find clients from across the globe. Meet Samson – he drives an auto-rickshaw in the Souther Indian city of Chennai and has a...
Taxi Driver in India Uses YouTube to Find Customers

Finally, There Is A Conference To Talk About Information Overload To Add To Your Already Overloaded Schedule

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As someone who just wants to run away to the desert with a tent and a paperback book and live on a mesa somewhere, solving the problem of information overload is near to my heart. If you’re like me, then the non-profit Information Overload Research Group’s Overloaded Conference should be...
Finally, There Is A Conference To Talk About Information Overload To Add To Your Already Overloaded Schedule

Did you hear that? A billion smartphones shipping by 2016

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Mobile phone makers collectively will ship a whopping billion smartphones a year by 2016, according to NPD Group’s DisplaySearch group. In comparison, the total number of smartphones shipped will be around 567 million, the research group says. These shipment numbers include new and replacement devices. With a billion devices,...
Did you hear that? A billion smartphones shipping by 2016

Gartner report finds Samsung topped Apple as biggest chip buyer in 2012

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They were neck and neck in 2011, spending 18.6 and 18.8 billion on semiconductors worldwide, but a new Gartner report out today finds that Samsung has pulled ahead of Apple as the world's biggest chip buyer by a decent margin. According to the research group, Samsung's chip purchases shot...
Gartner report finds Samsung topped Apple as biggest chip buyer in 2012

Spreecast Extends Reach Of Social Video Platform With Embed Feature

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Spreecast, a social video platform that lets people broadcast together, is adding the ability to embed ‘spreecasts’ on their blogs, free of charge. The brainchild of StubHub co-founder and investor Jeff Fluhr, Spreecast can be used publicly or privately to create interactive, social online video broadcasts. Up to 4 people...
Spreecast Extends Reach Of Social Video Platform With Embed Feature

Alibaba Group Launches Daily Deals Site Juhuasuan Overseas In Hong Kong & Taiwan

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Alibaba Group announced that it has launched Juhuasuan Overseas, a combination of C2C retail platform Taobao Marketplace and group shopping site Juhuasuan, in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Juhuasuan Overseas will offer merchandise and services from selected Taobao sellers in the same daily deals format as the original Juhuasuan, which is...
Alibaba Group Launches Daily Deals Site Juhuasuan Overseas In Hong Kong & Taiwan

Engagement Ain’t Nothing But A Number

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The headline calls attention to everything that’s wrong with how businesses measure engagement in social media today. Businesses that invest any level of marketing resources in networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and the like (get it?) are being groomed to focus on soft metrics instead of the relevant activity...
Engagement Ain’t Nothing But A Number
Faster & faster! The US now has 82.4 million broadband connections

Segway inventor Dean Kamen teams up with unlikely ally for clean water box: Coke

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Dean Kamen — the inventor of the Segway and dozens of other futuristic devices that’ll make your jaw drop — has been working on a clean water box called the Slingshot for a good decade. The legend is that if you put any kind of liquid, from sewage to salt...
Segway inventor Dean Kamen teams up with unlikely ally for clean water box: Coke

Juniper Research: Samsung Shipped More Smartphones, But Apple’s Making More Money

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In mobile world, bigger is not always better. That can be the case for specs, and it can also be the case for market share: and a report out today from Juniper Research highlights a case in point for the latter: Samsung was the biggest smartphone maker in terms of...
Juniper Research: Samsung Shipped More Smartphones, But Apple’s Making More Money

Can you comment on this : Android's grip on the world smartphone market is confirmed by figures from the research group Gartner, which says that in the second quarter of 2012 it powered 64.1% of the 153.7m smartphones shipped, up from 43.4% a year ago as

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Sure. Either Gartner's numbers/methods are flawed. Or based on the web browsing usage reports, most people are using those Android smartphones as coasters. ...
Can you comment on this : Android's grip on the world smartphone market is confirmed by figures from the research group Gartner, which says that in the second quarter of 2012 it powered 64.1% of the 153.7m smartphones shipped, up from 43.4% a year ago as

Canalys: Android apps typically more expensive than iOS

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Paid Android apps are on average over two and a half times as expensive as iPhone apps, says research group Canalys. As a test case, the company notes that buying the top 100 paid titles on the Android Market currently costs $374.37, averaging out to $3.74 per app. Buying the...
Canalys: Android apps typically more expensive than iOS

Keen On... How One App Ends The Debate About Global Warming [TCTV]

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[tc_5min code="517775195"] Finally we have an app that ends the age-old debate about whether or not the earth is getting warmer. The Just Science app has collated all the data from the last two centuries to determine the earth’s surface temperature. Developed by Novim, a research group from UC Santa...
Keen On... How One App Ends The Debate About Global Warming [TCTV]
From idea to science: Pouring concrete for an experiment and securing funds

Exclusive: HP Labs Head Prith Banerjee Leaving

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Prith Banerjee, a Hewlett-Packard senior vice president and for five years the head of its research and development organization, HP Labs, is leaving the company effective April 15, according to an internal company memo obtained by AllThingsD. Banerjee is leaving for a position that will be based outside the U.S....
Exclusive: HP Labs Head Prith Banerjee Leaving

Apple Chief Tim Cook Visited The Chinese Factory Where iPhones Are Built (AAPL)

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Apple CEO Tim Cook has been in China for the last little while, where he met with officials and the country's big mobile carriers, China Telecom (which already sells the iPhone) and China Mobile (which may be next). He also took some time to visit one of the factories...
Apple Chief Tim Cook Visited The Chinese Factory Where iPhones Are Built (AAPL)
Check out this video showing off Google Fiber TV's features

Reddit users remember internet activist Aaron Swartz | Katie Rogers

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Users of the social-media forum spent Saturday paying tribute to a man who helped build the websiteAaron Swartz, the 26-year-old who helped build Reddit.com as users know it, died on 11 January. He was facing a trial related to allegations that he hacked into the online research group JSTOR and...
Reddit users remember internet activist Aaron Swartz | Katie Rogers
Wireless power: Japanese researchers transmit through 10cm of concrete

Nokia's dismal numbers: is Windows Phone a bust?

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Nokia's first-quarter results show smartphone sales down - but does that mean Windows Phone has failed? How does it shape up against other smartphone launches?Oh, Nokia. The red ink is pouring all over the place. The first-quarter 2012 results (PDF) show that not only did smartphone sales decline (to 11.9m...
Nokia's dismal numbers: is Windows Phone a bust?
Ocean acidification on track to be among the worst of the last 300 million years

Nielsen: two-thirds of new mobile buyers get smartphones

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Smartphones are now pretty clearly driving growth in the mobile phone market, according to new figures out from research group Nielsen. A post on the firm's blog claims that smartphones accounted for two out of three mobile purchases in the United States. Nielsen also found that the percentage of mobile...
Nielsen: two-thirds of new mobile buyers get smartphones

Smartphones make big gains in prepaid

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Smartphones long ago lost their hoity-toity status as the toys of the technological elite, but in the last few years they have been moving down to the lower rungs of the mobile market ladder. Smartphones accounted for 29 percent of all prepaid device sales in 2011, compared to just...
Smartphones make big gains in prepaid

YouTube reaches a billion monthly viewers, boosted by 'Generation C'

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Video site matches Facebook and reaches milestone - attracting half of all internet users - with help from smartphone viewersYouTube has a billion unique users visiting the video-sharing website every month, equivalent to one out of every two people on the internet - and the generation that has grown up...
YouTube reaches a billion monthly viewers, boosted by 'Generation C'

The holiday traffic slump is here, but major sites are learning to make the most of it

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For the last few years, articles about holiday web traffic loss have been the norm. With everyone from web power players to casual bloggers, and their audiences, (thought to be) enjoying holidays with loved ones, the world’s typical two week break from daily life—including the Web—has been blamed for drops...
The holiday traffic slump is here, but major sites are learning to make the most of it
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