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Top Torrent Sites Respect Copyright Takedowns, Just Like Google

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Entertainment industry groups including the RIAA and MPAA view BitTorrent sites as a major threat. The owners of BitTorrent sites, however, believe they do nothing wrong. In fact, to the surprise of many copyright holders they are very responsive when they are asked to remove infringing links. While it’s common...
Top Torrent Sites Respect Copyright Takedowns, Just Like Google

Cue User Data Shows Email Problem Worsening

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In 2008 I was griping about 2,433 unread emails in my inbox. Which is nothing. Today it’s up around 7,000, and I declared an email bankruptcy just a few months ago and started fresh. Cue, a handy mobile app for organizing and searching your online data across a variety...
Cue User Data Shows Email Problem Worsening
Ubisoft developer says Wii U GamePad response time is 'crazy' fast

Need An Intro? Greylock-Backed Cloze Rates Your Connections

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Not all social network connections are created equal. My networks on Facebook and LinkedIn certainly include real friends and colleagues, but they’re mixed in with people I met once at a conference and others who sent me a nice note about my writing, so I couldn’t bring myself to turn...
Need An Intro? Greylock-Backed Cloze Rates Your Connections

Here's Why Google Now Is Better Than Apple's Siri (GOOG)

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Google Now, which is essentially Google's version of Siri, is hands down the superior voice-powered digital assistant. It has a ridiculously fast response time, and overall, it puts Apple's Siri to shame.  By the way, check out our review of Google's Nexus 7 tablet > Watch our quick video explainer below to...
Here's Why Google Now Is Better Than Apple's Siri (GOOG)

It appears Google has quietly killed its weather API

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Last month, Google announced plans to shutter iGoogle, among a bunch of other services. Many developers and users were (and still are) outraged, but at least they have some time to breathe: iGoogle isn’t going away until November 1, 2013. That means there are still 15 months left to adjust...
It appears Google has quietly killed its weather API

Nginx Continues Growth, Adds Commercial Offerings

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According to the Netcraft Web Server Survey for February 2012 Nginx was "the only server to experience a non-negligible market share increase this month" by picking up 0.27 percentage points. Good news for the upstart Web server, just as the brand-new company behind Nginx takes the wraps off its commercial...
Nginx Continues Growth, Adds Commercial Offerings

Acer outs T232HL and T272HL touchscreen displays, coming this month for $500 and up

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It must be Big Touchscreen Day over at Acer headquarters. In addition to announcing a pair of all-in-one desktops, the company is trotting out two touch-enabled monitors, available in 23- and 27-inch sizes. Though both have 1080p resolution, the 23-inch T232HL uses IPS technology to achieve wide viewing angles,...
Acer outs T232HL and T272HL touchscreen displays, coming this month for $500 and up

AOC Aire iPlay desktop LCD docks iPhones and iPods, rocks the joint (modesttly)

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AOC has a bit of a long-term memory issue: it claims the Aire iPlay E2343Fi is the first computer monitor to have a built-in iPhone and iPod docking station. Nope. But don't let that deter you from checking out the new 23-inch LCD, whose cradle in the base will...
AOC Aire iPlay desktop LCD docks iPhones and iPods, rocks the joint (modesttly)

Scoop: Deutsche Telekom dives into multi-cloud management with NetOptimize

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Deutsche Telekom (DT) hasn’t announced this one yet, but the German communications giant is getting into the cloud multi-sourcing business. The website for two new services is already live: they’re called NetAnalyze and NetOptimize, and the focus seems to be on content delivery. While public cloud services, including content delivery...
Scoop: Deutsche Telekom dives into multi-cloud management with NetOptimize

Stop Hailing A Taxi And Come Ride With Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

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Who needs taxis? Uber is a mobile car service app that aims to disrupt urban transportation. A new pack of startups are giving everyday people a lifestyle upgrade. Want a personal assistant? Sign up for Fancy Hands and you can have an army of them starting at $25 per month....
Stop Hailing A Taxi And Come Ride With Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

Contactually Launches A Year-End Email Report Card That Goes Deeper Than Google's Gmail Meter Report

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Contactually, the makers of a lightweight CRM solution for email users, has launched an end-of-the-year “email report card,” which lets you look back through all your past email for 2012 and then get a letter grade for certain categories, like average email response time, number of new contacts, subject line...
Contactually Launches A Year-End Email Report Card That Goes Deeper Than Google's Gmail Meter Report

DealNN roundup: monitors, external hard drives, printers

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Today's deals from DealNN include price cuts on monitors, external hard drives, printers and more. At Buy.com save 44% on the AOC 22-inch widescreen LED monitor which was $179.99, but has been cut to $99.99. FREE shipping is included and sales tax applies for residents of New York and California....
DealNN roundup: monitors, external hard drives, printers

Study suggests voice-to-text 'just as dangerous' as texting while driving

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If you thought you were driving safe when activating your voice-to-text service or starting up Siri, a survey by the Texas Transportation Institute thinks it might dull your reactions just as much as finger-based typing. Its new study compared 'traditional' text messaging with voice-to-text and found that drivers still...
Study suggests voice-to-text 'just as dangerous' as texting while driving

Zendesk updates its iPad app with new reporting dashboard and customer history feature

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Customer service software provider Zendesk has released an update to its iPad app. With the announcement, its customers can now take advantage of a new reporting dashboard and a customer history feature that Zendesk says will keep companies apprised of their customers and performance anywhere they are while on the...
Zendesk updates its iPad app with new reporting dashboard and customer history feature

AOC i2367fh review: A near-borderless IPS monitor that will fit even the most frugal of budgets

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In the world of desktop monitors, it’s pretty difficult to compete with the clarity and beauty of something with In-Plane Switching (IPS) technology. Typically speaking, however, IPS monitors run on the higher end of the price scale. So when US-based display maker AOC came to me with the sub-$200 i2367Fh I...
AOC i2367fh review: A near-borderless IPS monitor that will fit even the most frugal of budgets

Monoprice to introduce high-end LED display

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Budget-accessory vendor Monoprice.com, known for its inexpensive cables and adapters, will be introducing a line of high-end LED displays with screen quality designed to compete with Apple's $999 Cinema Display, a company representative told Macworld. The first model will be a 27-inch in-plane-switching (IPS) WQHD display with a 16:9...
Monoprice to introduce high-end LED display

DealNN roundup: LG 42-inch LED HDTV, drops to $579

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Today's deals from DealNN include price breaks on HDTVs, headphones, and more. Tigerdirect.com recently lowered the cost of the LG 42-inch LED HDTV, with a maximum image resolution of 1920 x 1080, built-in HDMI and USB ports, 6ms response time, and 16:9 aspect ratio. Currently featured at DealNN, the HDTV...
DealNN roundup: LG 42-inch LED HDTV, drops to $579
Living on the Edge: What OMGPOP’s Stunning Reversal Says about Modern Day Gaming

Sonoa Broadens Twitter API Management Service

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How do you connect to Twitter and understand its value and performance? That's part of the challenge for any enterprise considering how to adopt social technologies to connect with customers. This week at Sugarcon we heard a lot about how to manage a social CRM envrionment. Increasingly, companies are turning...
Sonoa Broadens Twitter API Management Service

Social gaming startups pour on some speed

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Editor’s note: Keynote Systems’ Startup Shootout Index provides some insight into the three-screen challenge now facing anyone with a web presence. It’s the first website performance index to measure load times and completion percentages on desktops, smartphones, and tablets simultaneously. VentureBeat is Keynote’s exclusive media partner, so we’ll be...
Social gaming startups pour on some speed

Facebook Launches “Insights For Your Domain”

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As we’ve been anticipating over the past few weeks, Facebook has officially launched a new product called “Insights For Your Domain”. The product, which received no formal announcement during the f8 keynote or press conference, enables developers to track activities including the number of users, the volume of content shared,...
Facebook Launches “Insights For Your Domain”

Skitch update for iOS brings improved text editor, faster UI response

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First went Skype, now goes Skitch. (Must be something in the Sk-water.) Yet another app update is on its way today for iOS users and this time, it's Evernote's productivity app that's seeing a version bump. Bundled into this 2.0.3 update is a new text editor that the company...
Skitch update for iOS brings improved text editor, faster UI response

Mozilla Weave Being Rebranded as Firefox Sync

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Weave – Mozilla Labs’ sync add-on for Firefox — is being rebranded as Firefox Sync, according to the release notes on the latest beta of Weave 1.3. In addition to the rebranding, Firefox Sync 1.3b5 incorporates quite a few improvements, including: A facelift for the client UI Improved response time...
Mozilla Weave Being Rebranded as Firefox Sync

CloudKick: Practical Efforts for Unifying the Cloud

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The team over at CloudKick have been busy connecting open standards with its efforts to monitor cloud computing. By focusing on different cloud providers and listening to customers, the company is in a good position to nudge cloud computing implementations towards open source - and live to tell about it....
CloudKick: Practical Efforts for Unifying the Cloud

Watch Google Voice Search go up against Siri in speed test (Video)

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So, in case you were wondering what are the main advantages of Google Voice Search versus Siri, watch the video above. The most notable difference between the two speech-recognition services —by far— is the response time. [via Gizmodo] This article is cross-posted on 9to5Mac. Related articles: In a huge...
Watch Google Voice Search go up against Siri in speed test (Video)

Scientists develop composite material to enhance device response time

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Ever feel like your phone is taking an awfully long time to register that swipe to unlock? Well, scientists from Imperial College London and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology are developing a solution that could mean faster response times. By combining polymer semiconductors and small molecules into...
Scientists develop composite material to enhance device response time

How Fast Is Your Cloud?

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The French-based company Cedexis has come up with a Cloud Performance Index. It's an interesting way to measure the performance of your content delivery network or cloud-based provider, and a useful way to determine which provider you should use - or even which part of the planet you should...
How Fast Is Your Cloud?

Google says that harmful ads dropped by 50% in 2011, shares a video on ad safety

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We’re a Googling nation and along with getting our wonderful search results, we’re shown a bunch of context-relevant ads. It’s how Google makes its money and it’s not going to change anytime soon. In a post entitled “Making our ads better for everyone“, Google discusses the process that advertisers must...
Google says that harmful ads dropped by 50% in 2011, shares a video on ad safety

SevOne P2P Sharing and Big Data Clusters For Monitoring On A Massive Scale

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I come across these companies that you might not think are super fascinating. But it is often through these technical providers that you get a sense for the bigger market, how business models are changing and the new role of data as an indicator of a cloud’s overall health. A...
SevOne P2P Sharing and Big Data Clusters For Monitoring On A Massive Scale
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