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HTC's J ISW13HT WiMAX smartphone slips out for KDDI, quickly takes cover

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Ooh, what do we have here? Japanese site Sumahon!! (which means "smartphone" in good, old Nihon) reports that HTC posted details about a new WiMAX-capable phone for KDDI to join the carrier's WiMAX Samsung Galaxy S II -- the HTC J ISW13HT. The company apparently jumped the gun, though,...
HTC's J ISW13HT WiMAX smartphone slips out for KDDI, quickly takes cover

Smithsonian's super squeaky clean meteorite lab makes your room look like a pig sty (video)

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If you think you're a clean freak, then you obviously haven't been to the Smithsonian Antarctic meteorite storage facility. See, when it isn't kicking up the video-games-as-art debate or showing off our future overlords, the Smithsonian also dabbles in the study of fallen rocks from space. So just exactly...
Smithsonian's super squeaky clean meteorite lab makes your room look like a pig sty (video)

Hit the rapids with Google's latest Olympic doodle

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It's time to pound the arrow keys again for Mountain View's latest Olympic doodle game, a whitewater slalom canoe challenge. The idea is to speed through the course with the left/right keys in the best time while using up/down to avoid rocks and the riverbank. Our intrepid web paddlers...
Hit the rapids with Google's latest Olympic doodle

Wreckateer: Microsoft Aims For Angry Birds For With New Casual Game

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We haven’t been paying much attention to new games this E3 but a new title, Wreckateer, should be interesting to casual gamers who have a passing familiarity with another title involving avians who are peeved. The game uses the Kinect interface to allow you to pull back a giant crossbow...
Wreckateer: Microsoft Aims For Angry Birds For With New Casual Game

Tomy BattroBorg 20 throws motion-controlled punches, rocks 'em and socks 'em Wii-style (video)

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The last time we saw someone move the game on for Rock'em Sock'em Robots, it was a motion-controlled experiment that was unlikely to see the light of day. Tomy must have been frustrated enough waiting for the practical reality to take matters into its own hands, as it's just...
Tomy BattroBorg 20 throws motion-controlled punches, rocks 'em and socks 'em Wii-style (video)

If you'd like to code to the sound of coding, check out Coding.fm

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A few weeks ago, we pointed to a site called Raining.fm, a cloud-based rain streaming service. Because rain rocks. But if you’re not totally into the whole drizzle thing and would rather write or code to the sound of other people programming, you’ll dig Coding.fm. The site is pretty basic...
If you'd like to code to the sound of coding, check out Coding.fm

The rock record got a bad rap. Fossil diversity accurately reflects history

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Say an EKG machine is monitoring your heart, when it suddenly flatlines. You'd be keenly interested to know whether your heart had stopped or the machine had simply gone on the fritz. Paleontologists have faced a similar (if slightly less urgent) puzzle when it comes to the geologic record...
The rock record got a bad rap. Fossil diversity accurately reflects history

Remarketing For Conversion: The Long Way Rocks!

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We all try to send loads of search traffic to our websites. We invest loads of money in high rankings in the organic SERP’s and we make sure we have some huge budget we spend, spend, spend on clicks. The result? Maybe 2 or 3 percent of this traffic makes...
Remarketing For Conversion: The Long Way Rocks!

3D printer on moon or Mars could make tools from local rocks

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Researchers manage to print objects using simulated lunar material, suggesting astronauts could make their own parts for construction or repairs. [Read more]...
3D printer on moon or Mars could make tools from local rocks

Volcano 40 miles east of Mexico City rumbles back to life

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Popocatépetl, the nearly 18,000 foot volcano straddling the border of Puebla and Moreno states in central Mexico, has started a series of small eruptions, which could presage something more violent. And that could be a serious problem, since it's the second highest peak in Mexico, looming above the plain...
Volcano 40 miles east of Mexico City rumbles back to life
Can humans cause an earthquake?

Acer outs Ivy Bridge-packing TravelMate P243 notebook series in the UK

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Needless to say, Ivy Bridge is here to stay -- at least until Intel takes us on a different road. That being said, Acer just announced a business-oriented machine of its own with Intel's latest chips onboard. Part of the outfit's TravelMate lineup, this 14-inch (1366 x 768) P243...
Acer outs Ivy Bridge-packing TravelMate P243 notebook series in the UK
IT staff can now manage iPads, iPhones, iPod touches with Configurator tool
NASA currently verifying 'exciting' data from Mars Curiosity rover before releasing it to the public

Rocks spontaneously combust in woman's pocket

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A woman's children find hamburger patty-sized rocks on a California beach. They like them, so she puts them in her pocket. Shortly afterward, her pocket catches fire and she suffers serious burns. [Read more]...
Rocks spontaneously combust in woman's pocket

Daily Report: Hackers Can't Trust Their Own

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The arrest of an Anonymous leader rocks the the hacker community as law enforcement appears to gain an edge. Whether this will temper the larger hacker cause remains to be seen. Anonymous is a decentralized movement that is, broadly speaking, opposed to state institutions and the companies that work with...
Daily Report: Hackers Can't Trust Their Own

Picture of the Day: Yes, Rocks Really Are That Color on Mars

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Picture of the Day: Yes, Rocks Really Are That Color on Mars
Curiosity rolls on as instrument checkout continues on Mars

Grace Digital's gdock speaker rocks a Galaxy Note 2 and more

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Unlike Apple’s iPhone, there are relatively few third-party accessories for Google Android phones. Why? While the iPhone has a standardized dock port on the bottom — which recently changed with new iOS devices — Android devices come in hundreds of shapes and sizes so there’s no standardization across the line....
Grace Digital's gdock speaker rocks a Galaxy Note 2 and more
NASA tempers expectations ahead of Curiosity announcement, says news 'won't be earthshaking'

Sentinel telescope to hunt for dangerous asteroids

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Space telescope will launch on a SpaceX Falcon9 as the first privately funded deep-space mission in a bid to catch Earth-buzzing rocks. [Read more]...
Sentinel telescope to hunt for dangerous asteroids

The Best Watering Holes For Founders And Entrepreneurs In San Francisco

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This Feature Is Brought To You By Aloft Hotels Going out for a beer after pushing a gigantic update is pretty much tradition for San Francisco startups. Luckily, San Francisco has more than enough bars — good ones, too — to satisfy the demand from some of the top...
The Best Watering Holes For Founders And Entrepreneurs In San Francisco

Five Dropbox-savvy apps for iOS

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Cue for iOS. By all accounts, Dropbox rocks. It ranks up there with sliced bread and chocolate fountains, offering simple cloud storage that syncs across your various devices. But part of what makes Dropbox such an invaluable business tool is the way it integrates with different apps and services,...
Five Dropbox-savvy apps for iOS

Windows 8′s RTM build tipped to land in July at Microsoft’s MGX event

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Windows 8 may reach its ‘release to manufacturing’ build (RTM) in July. A rumor has the date pegged for the upcoming MGX event that will be held between July 17th and 20th. Microsoft made waves last week with the announcement of its Surface line of tablets, and Windows Phone 8...
Windows 8′s RTM build tipped to land in July at Microsoft’s MGX event

Google Chrome Is Already Our Favorite Mobile Browser—These Screenshots Show You Why (GOOG)

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Google released Chrome for iOS just a little while ago. We already love it. We love how now we can take our desktop browsing experience mobile on Apple's smartphones and tablets.  The browser feels smooth and all our stuff is here waiting for us. This is the first time we've...
Google Chrome Is Already Our Favorite Mobile Browser—These Screenshots Show You Why (GOOG)
Candid talk from entrepreneur Gina Bianchini how not to f*** up

Latest entry into the great non-ice drink-chilling race

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Recent years have seen drink chillers ranging from sea stones and other rocks to little metal cubes and ice spheres; now we have an entry that looks to roll in a new direction. [Read more]...
Latest entry into the great non-ice drink-chilling race

Band of Techies Rocks Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley band Coverflow, made up of venture capitalists, tech executives and entrepreneurs, is emerging as one of the better-known techie bands of recent years....
Band of Techies Rocks Silicon Valley
Rovio reportedly working on Angry Birds sequel, 'Angry Pigs'

Mad Catz Tritton Pro+ True 5.1 Surround Sound Headset now shipping for $200

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If you spend more money on gaming than you do groceries each month, allow us to give you another reason to stock up on cases of ramen noodles: Mad Catz' Tritton Pro+ True 5.1 Surround Sound Headset is now shipping. Priced at $200, the Tritton Pro+ is compatible with...
Mad Catz Tritton Pro+ True 5.1 Surround Sound Headset now shipping for $200
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