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Boot up: Google's hardware dream?, open data closure, how Dropbox thrived, iOS in China and more

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Plus more malware in China for Android, why IT doesn't matter any more, Wikitravel to fold into Wikimedia, Nvidia's forums hacked and moreA quick burst of 12 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamA show-and-tell with Google's hardware >> NYTimes.comWhile Mr. Schmidt acknowledged that Google...
Boot up: Google's hardware dream?, open data closure, how Dropbox thrived, iOS in China and more

Researchers send electricity through 4 inches of concrete

www.electronista.com
Researchers at the Toyohashi University of Technology have successfully demonstrated that they've sent electricity through a layer of 4-inch thick concrete. The demonstration took place at the Wireless Technology Park (WTP) 2012, and the transmission also went through the car tires, rims, and the axles. The idea is that eventually,...
Researchers send electricity through 4 inches of concrete

SOCIAL MEDIA INSIGHTS: Facebook's Plans For Android Could Be Brilliant

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Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post. Why Facebook Home Is Potentially Brilliant (TechCrunch)Facebook isn't building a...
SOCIAL MEDIA INSIGHTS: Facebook's Plans For Android Could Be Brilliant

The Fallen King: Apple Outships RIM In Canada For The First Time

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Once upon a time RIM was the shining star of Canada. Hailing from the Great White North, Blackberry phones were the country’s dominate smartphone. But times have changed and RIM has not changed with it. That’s a recipe for failure and it seems that based on data compiled by IDC...
The Fallen King: Apple Outships RIM In Canada For The First Time

Engadget takes a ride on the Faraday Porteur e-bike

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We've watched as Faraday Bicycles' first offering, the Porteur electric bike, went from award-winning concept to a fully-fledged consumer product courtesy of Kickstarter. Recently, company founder Adam Vollmer offered us the chance to ride one, and naturally, we couldn't wait see it for ourselves and put feet to pedals.Gallery:...
Engadget takes a ride on the Faraday Porteur e-bike

Why Facebook Home Is Potentially Brilliant

techcrunch.com
Let’s say we build a phone, theoretically. We’re not! But if we did, we could get maybe 10 million people to use it. 20 million. That doesn’t move the needle for us. -Mark Zuckerberg, Disrupt SF 2012 With today’s leaks, it’s looking like Zuck was being almost completely honest. Facebook...
Why Facebook Home Is Potentially Brilliant

This Facebook Car Show lets you pit your pride and joy against motors from around the world

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Petrol-heads and girl racers, get ready for a pit stop online and take a look at the Car Show organised by Eagle One, the company that makes products to buff and shine your motor. Much as we love a tasty set of wheels here on The Next Web, we’re not...
This Facebook Car Show lets you pit your pride and joy against motors from around the world

Audi comes clean on A3 e-tron pilot program, electric mobility coming to four US cities

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Longing to get back into the EV game after your MINI E got sent back to the mothership? If you didn't hop on the BMW Group's other electric trial, the 1 Series-based ActiveE, how about giving a shake to a car from its rival in Ingolstadt? At the TED2012...
Audi comes clean on A3 e-tron pilot program, electric mobility coming to four US cities

RIM finally gets some good news, court rules it can keep using BBM name

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Between delays, executive defections and falling market share the news lately hasn't been rosy for RIM, but today it got at least one reprieve as a Federal Court in Canada ruled its use of the acronym BBM did not infringe another company's trademark. The lawsuit was filed last December...
RIM finally gets some good news, court rules it can keep using BBM name
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