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Verizon accidentally confirms HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE

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Verizon itself inadvertently confirmed the new Droid Incredible through a product page (since pulled) on its own Droid Does website. Now known to be called the Droid Incredible 4G LTE, the phone is now known to be a heavily modified take on the One S. While the shrink to a...
Verizon accidentally confirms HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE

Google TV YouTube app update hopes to surface more videos

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The update, which is available in Google TV's Android Market, includes new channel pages, faster response times, and related videos....
Google TV YouTube app update hopes to surface more videos

27-Inch Viewsonic VX2739WM Debuts With 1MS Response Times

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27-Inch Viewsonic VX2739WM Debuts With 1MS Response Times

Sprint’s Direct Connect now works on 2G, tripling its coverage

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Sprint CDMA coverage: the dark green represent Sprint’s 3G networks Sprint wants its Nextel customers to move to its CDMA network so it can hasten the inevitable retirement of its old iDEN systems. To coax customers over, Sprint is offering them three times the coverage they currently get with their Nextel...
Sprint’s Direct Connect now works on 2G, tripling its coverage

Voice-To-Text Is Just As Dangerous As Regular Texting While Driving

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SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Using voice to send text messages while driving is just as dangerous as texting with fingers, with driver response times significantly delayed no matter which method was used, a study released on Tuesday showed. The study by the Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M University was...
Voice-To-Text Is Just As Dangerous As Regular Texting While Driving

Strategies for Creating Your Next Social Media RFP

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If your enterprise is shopping around for your internal social media provider, chances are that you have thought about putting together your own request for proposals (RFP). A number of organizations have put together templates and suggestions over the years, and the latest one comes from Sprinklr in this...
Strategies for Creating Your Next Social Media RFP

Frankly, It's Concerning That Apple Is Still Advertising A Product As Flawed As Siri

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Every company blows it occasionally, even Apple. When Apple rolled out its first cloud service, Mobile Me, a few years ago, the service sucked. It was hard to use, and it didn't work right. Apple CEO Steve Jobs quickly apologized publicly for this and fired some of the people responsible....
Frankly, It's Concerning That Apple Is Still Advertising A Product As Flawed As Siri

Do Personal Analytics Make Google Less Creepy?

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We're beginning to wake up to what free Web services do with our data. Google has been the main driver of this story in 2012, launching its new privacy policy that binds up each user's data for ad targeting across all Google services. People react viscerally against this. But...
Do Personal Analytics Make Google Less Creepy?
Ubuntu 13.04 boosts graphics performance to prepare for phones, tablets
Cyber Monday Scorecard: Web Users Win, Mobile Users Wait

ParStream Raises $5.6 Million For Big Data Analysis

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Par Stream has raised $5.6 million for further extending its big data analysis technology that uses in-memory and massive parallel processing to do real-time analysis. The Series A financing was led by Khosla Ventures with Baker Capital, Crunch Fund, Data Collective, Tola Capital and private individuals participating in the round....
ParStream Raises $5.6 Million For Big Data Analysis

SpaceCurve claims Big Data record after processing petabytes of data per day

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Seattle big data startup SpaceCurve announced today that it has set a real-time Big Data performance record for ingesting streaming data and spitting out numbers immediately for queries. SpaceCurve ran a full-blown analytics test on Tweet records that averaged 2,500 bytes in size and included location, user and time information. The rate...
SpaceCurve claims Big Data record after processing petabytes of data per day

Computing for disasters: saving lives with big data

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If the dazzling computing tools that are emerging to aid disaster response are to be fully effective, they must be integrated with the organizations and individuals who are involved in all stages of disaster management: prevention, preparedness, response and recovery. That holds true whether the event is an epidemic, a...
Computing for disasters: saving lives with big data

The future of E Ink: An enlightening chat with CMO Sriram Peruvemba (video)

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Anyone who’s ever read an electronic book on an Amazon Kindle, Sony Reader or Barnes & Noble NOOK has seen the marvelous technology from Taiwan-US company E Ink Corporation from up close. At this week’s Media Evolution conference in Malmö, Sweden, I had the pleasure to meet and talk at...
The future of E Ink: An enlightening chat with CMO Sriram Peruvemba (video)

Nutanix raises $33M for a new type of scale out storage

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Nutanix, a startup building an appliance to virtualize storage networks, has closed a $33 million Series C round of funding, which brings its total cash raised to $71.6 million. The latest round, which brought in new investors Battery Ventures and Goldman Sachs, also included existing backers Lightspeed Venture Partners, Blumberg...
Nutanix raises $33M for a new type of scale out storage

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

Google launches Android In-App Billing v3 with simpler design, less lost transactions and more

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Google has updated its frameworks for In-App Billing for Android apps in a third version released today. The new IAB system incorporates a simpler design that allows developers to integrate the system with fewer lines of code. Google says that the new system also has an improved architecture that will...
Google launches Android In-App Billing v3 with simpler design, less lost transactions and more

HDTV Lies Exposed By Industry Expert

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The next time you go shopping for a new HDTV, keep in mind that the brightness and contrast settings don't adjust brightness and contrast, and most of the fancier-sounding image quality controls don't do anything except possibly degrade the image. Also, motion blur in live video is largely imaginary,...
HDTV Lies Exposed By Industry Expert

The presidential debate didn't just set a record, it slowed down Twitter

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Last night, Twitter unveiled that 10.3 million tweets were sent out over the course of the first 2012 presidential debate between US president Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. As a result, the 90-minute event became most tweeted in US political history. That’s not too surprising, but here...
The presidential debate didn't just set a record, it slowed down Twitter

Hands On: Facebook 2.0 for Android gets native code for better speed

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Facebook for Android 2.0 Four months after Facebook released a native app for iOS, a corresponding Android version is available. The app, written with native code (instead of HTML 5) that the company says is twice as fast as the previous app, has no significant new features other than...
Hands On: Facebook 2.0 for Android gets native code for better speed

How big brands can finally fix their massive social media problems

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It probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that big brands like The Gap or CSV struggle with social media. They have so many priorities, don’t talk to the right experts and often neglect investing in the right resources when it comes to social media…so they even end up making some...
How big brands can finally fix their massive social media problems

Weave Update Offers More Speed, New Name

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Mozilla is rebranding its Weave Sync feature, which keeps your bookmarks, history and other Firefox data in sync across computers. As of version 1.3, Weave will be now be known as Firefox Sync. The name change is intended to help less tech-savvy users understand what Weave does — namely, sync...
Weave Update Offers More Speed, New Name

SAP marries transaction processing with analytics by putting Business Suite on Hana

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Germany’s enterprise software giant SAP has made it even clearer than previously that Hana is its ticket forward, unveiling a version of its core Business Suite for the in-memory platform. The point of ‘SAP Business Suite powered by SAP Hana’ (currently in beta) is to marry online transaction processing with...
SAP marries transaction processing with analytics by putting Business Suite on Hana

Logitech G600 mouse targets button-craving MMO gamers, social life costs extra (video)

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If you thought that Logitech was just going to let Razer's Naga MMO mouse go unanswered, you've got another thing coming. The G600 MMO Gaming Mouse matches the Naga's 12 side-mounted buttons and one-ups the rival across the aisle with a toggle that gives each key a second function...
Logitech G600 mouse targets button-craving MMO gamers, social life costs extra (video)

Startup looks to the cloud to make dumb phones smart [video]

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Nokia (NOK) had big plans to bring a more capable platform to emerging markets but three consecutive billion-dollar quarterly losses forced the company to discontinue development of its secret OS. The Finnish’s vendor’s plans to bring smartphone functionality to developing markets at rock-bottom prices remain unclear, but a startup...
Startup looks to the cloud to make dumb phones smart [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?

Emergency ambulance calls made in Northern Ireland: mapped

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Through a freedom of information request journalist Kathryn Torney received details of over 200 thousand calls for ambulances in Northern Ireland between 2010-11. Here's the data and what we found • Get the dataA database of 215,349 emergency calls made to the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) during 2010 and...
Emergency ambulance calls made in Northern Ireland: mapped

Crucial unveils M500 SSD line with up to 960GB capacity

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Memory and storage purveyor Crucial today announced the availability of the Crucial M500 series of solid state drives (SSD). Featuring terabyte-class capacity, increased response times over previous models, and an advanced feature set, the Crucial M500 2.5-inch SSD is available in 120GB, 240GB, 480GB, and 960GB capacities....    ...
Crucial unveils M500 SSD line with up to 960GB capacity

On Twitter, big brands like The Gap struggle to keep up with customer service

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To me, Twitter would seem like a customer service rep’s dream — a platform that allows you to have two-way interaction with your customers in realtime. But in reality, Twitter has presented a massive problem for the nation’s biggest brands. They can’t move fast enough to keep up with their...
On Twitter, big brands like The Gap struggle to keep up with customer service
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