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CHART OF THE DAY: The Reason Yahoo Bought Tumblr (And The Reason To Be Skeptical) (YHOO)

Samsung shows off Youm flexible OLED, Exynos 5 Octa chip

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Today Samsung unveiled a new flexible OLED technology, dubbed Youm, during a second-day keynote at CES. To demonstrate the technology the company brought in Microsoft, which showed off a prototype Windows Phone device. Microsoft also presented video from a lab test, in which a display was projected onto an entire...
Samsung shows off Youm flexible OLED, Exynos 5 Octa chip

Just How Often Should You Blog?

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Without question, blogging provides an effective way to market your business, be a valuable resource and build your personal brand online. And most folks know that, generally, the more frequently you blog, the higher your traffic. But does that mean you should follow the advice of many to create a...
Just How Often Should You Blog?

The CD celebrates its 30th birthday, recalls a time when it was cool to play music with lasers

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Like so many other technologies, it's tough to pin down an exact birthday for the compact disc. If we're tracing things back to the world of LaserDisc as a potential commercial product, we're talking years or decades earlier. As far as laboratory testing is concerned for the tech as...
The CD celebrates its 30th birthday, recalls a time when it was cool to play music with lasers

Verizon promises billing reforms following Congressional pressure

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Verizon has agreed to limit third-party charges on the bills of its customers, a move that some in Congress, including Senator Jay Rockefeller, are applauding. At the heart of the issue are charges, tacked onto the bills of customers by companies other than Verizon. These can be for services that the...
Verizon promises billing reforms following Congressional pressure

Aereo CEO Explains How Recent Court Win Further Validates Partnership Opportunities

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[tc_5min code="517731774"] Aereo has been making waves of late, winning an important court decision yesterday in its massive legal battle with network broadcasters over the legality of Aereo’s live streaming/DVR system that brings HD video content to any of your devices for a pay-as-you-go option or monthly subscription cost. Plus,...
Aereo CEO Explains How Recent Court Win Further Validates Partnership Opportunities

Russia Demands Internet Takeover By The UN... And Then Retracts It

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Quite a week for random governmental retractions. Back in February, when we first warned about the upcoming "World Conference on International Telecommunications" (WCIT) meeting of the UN's International Telecommunications Union (ITU), we noted that the thing to be most afraid of was countries like Russia and China using the process...
Russia Demands Internet Takeover By The UN... And Then Retracts It

Rovio’s revenues jump 963% year-on-year to $106.3M in 2011

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The Angry Birds empire of mobile games and merchandise netted Rovio $106.3 million in revenue in 2011, a 963 percent increase over the $10 million the company reported in 2010. According to numbers Rovio released this morning, its earnings before tax were $67.6 million. Rovio’s rapidly expanding consumer products business,...
Rovio’s revenues jump 963% year-on-year to $106.3M in 2011

Why HR Should Consider Asking Oddball Interview Questions

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Ask a job seeker what his or her weaknesses are and chances are they will say they work too hard. Ask that same candidate what they would do if they won $20 million in the lottery and you're not likely to get a canned or polished answer. While oddball questions may seem...
Why HR Should Consider Asking Oddball Interview Questions

Google Transparency Report now includes the FBI's National Security Letters

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Google's Transparency Report has sometimes supplied an unsettling level of detail as to what companies and governments want to know. Americans won't feel much more comfortable now that Google has added the FBI's National Security Letters to the mix. The investigative branch wants the numbers vague for secrecy's sake,...
Google Transparency Report now includes the FBI's National Security Letters

Why This Photographer Is Better Than Me [My Photography Confession]

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Image by karolajnat Late last week I talked about how many of us need to pull back a little on ‘reading’ about photography and actually start ‘doing’ some more of it. This struck home for me recently while at a George Michael concert here in Melbourne. OK – don’t mock,...
Why This Photographer Is Better Than Me [My Photography Confession]

Kissing The Mark Pincus Zynga Ring

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Two big stories popped about Zynga in the last 24 hours. Businessweek says Zynga will do $450 million in revenue in 2010, which is actually less than some of the higher end speculation about the company, and quotes sources saying that Zynga spends between $5 million and $8 million per...
Kissing The Mark Pincus Zynga Ring

Set up Windows 8 as a home server

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If you have multiple PCs in your home or small office, you can save time and look professional by storing your documents and media on one PC and using network sharing to access them across all your computers and devices. This prevents you from having to store duplicate copies of...
Set up Windows 8 as a home server

How To Deal With Being The Youngest Person At The Executive Table

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This is a guest post from Darren Herman, Chief Digital Media Officer of The Media Kitchen and Managing Partner, kbs+ Ventures. Follow him on Twitter here. I’ve always been the young guy at the executive table, but after turning 30 this past weekend, I realize that will probably change....
How To Deal With Being The Youngest Person At The Executive Table

9 Things Microsoft Does Right

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M$: Short for Microsoft, used to imply Microsoft cares more for money than it does for security, stability, and anything else that could make a good Operating System." - Urban Dictionary, 2004. "Microsoft sucks." Too many times, the conversation stops there. Yes, Microsoft gets plenty of criticism, much of it...
9 Things Microsoft Does Right

Here's a list of things from CES that you'll actually be able (and want) to buy

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This post originally appeared on The Wirecutter – A list of amazing gadgets.     Eight Wirecutter writers and I convened at the Consumer Electronics show this week. You know, CES–The big gadget trade thing that serves as a sneak peek into the future of hardware. Instead of soaking your news feed with hundreds...
Here's a list of things from CES that you'll actually be able (and want) to buy

FCC proposal hopes to grow WiFi spectrum by 35 percent, reduce hotspot congestion

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Sick of overloaded public WiFi? So is the FCC. Back at CES FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said we were heading for a WiFi "traffic jam," and promised to work with Government agencies to score public networks a little extra spectrum. In an effort to make good on the pledge,...
FCC proposal hopes to grow WiFi spectrum by 35 percent, reduce hotspot congestion

Brandi Glanville: Eddie Cibrian Will Cheat On LeAnn Rimes

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Once a cheater, always a cheater? That's what Brandi Glanville is saying about ex-husband Eddie Cibrian, who is now happily married to country crooner LeAnn Rimes. "He will be with her until he cheats again," Glanville tells me. "They won't be together forever. I'm totally over Eddie. I've moved onto...
Brandi Glanville: Eddie Cibrian Will Cheat On LeAnn Rimes
Apple’s plans for its $90B in cash: “We’re not going to have a toga party”

Open door: The readers' editor on… fixing and footnoting erring articles as soon as possible

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Editors, section heads and senior production staff have a wider responsibility to act, if they judge that there is a clear errorThe readers' editor's job is not just about the admission of error but the correction of it, too. When the role was established at the Guardian in 1997 there...
Open door: The readers' editor on… fixing and footnoting erring articles as soon as possible

Fitbit announces the Flex wristband, a $100 fitness tracker to take on the Jawbone Up

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You know what they say, right? You can never have too many fitness trackers. After coming out with two health monitors back in September, Fitbit is back with a third product, the Flex -- a waterproof wristband seemingly designed to compete with the Jawbone Up. (In PR speak: "Fitbit...
Fitbit announces the Flex wristband, a $100 fitness tracker to take on the Jawbone Up

The New Yorker's David Remnick: Paper Magazines Are "Pretty Good Technology"

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Quality long-form writing has a place in the Internet age, says the New Yorker editor David Remnick — and it’s worth paying for. Asked whether print magazines would last another 20 years, Remnick said, “The New Yorker — you roll it up, you put it in your bag. It’s quite...
The New Yorker's David Remnick: Paper Magazines Are "Pretty Good Technology"

Cluster App Aims at Better Photo Curation (Especially for the Lazy)

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Can’t say I get excited when I hear about a new photo-sharing app. The market is flooded. Plus, I’m lazy, and don’t feel like investing time and energy into yet another new app. Serial entrepreneur Brenden Mulligan wants to convince me to feel otherwise. Not by changing my laziness, but...
Cluster App Aims at Better Photo Curation (Especially for the Lazy)
Motorola bets users $100 it can upgrade their 2011 Android device to Jelly Bean

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone, iPad or iPod Running iOS 5.1.1

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Looking to do a little more with your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch? The latest untethered jailbreak tool for iOS arrived last week, racking up a million downloads in just a few days.  Absinthe 2.0 works on most iOS 5-compatible devices, except for a later model of the iPad...
How to Jailbreak Your iPhone, iPad or iPod Running iOS 5.1.1

Better Algorithms Beat More Data -- And Here's Why

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Image via vichie81Recently, Omar Tawakol from BlueKai wrote a fascinating article positing that More Data Beats Better Algorithms. He argued that more data trumps a better algorithm, but better still is having an algorithm that augments your data with linkages and connections, in the end creating a more robust data...
Better Algorithms Beat More Data -- And Here's Why

Facebook and Twitter: the art of unfriending or unfollowing people

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When even 'unfriending' someone on Facebook seems like a terrible snub, how do you declutter your social circle?In 1902, the caustic American satirist Ambrose Bierce - who once reviewed a book by observing that its covers were "too far apart" - proposed a new social convention. Modern life, he complained, involved...
Facebook and Twitter: the art of unfriending or unfollowing people

Ridiculously Pricey Lumia 800 Bundle Available Now In MS Retail Stores

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We’ve talked about the Lumia line quite a bit in the past few months, but the series is finally starting to feel real. Just last week the 900 was made available for pre-order, and today we’re seeing reports that the staggeringly high-priced Lumia 800 bundle is just hanging out on...
Ridiculously Pricey Lumia 800 Bundle Available Now In MS Retail Stores
Googlers turn Sergey Brin's Tesla Model S into a pink Batmobile for April Fool's Day (Photos)
Production R8 e-tron sets lap record at Nürburgring, Audi gains more EV bragging rights
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