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saturday morning

Google is back online in China after blocking

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Access to Google services in China appeared to return Saturday morning after they were blocked briefly as the country prepares to appoint new leadership. The blocking appeared to last for about 12 hours, with Internet traffic resuming to the sites after 6 a.m. local time, according to Google's Transparency...
Google is back online in China after blocking

In His Speech To The DNC, Bill Clinton Spread A Huge Myth About People Who Are Unemployed

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I was fortunate to be a guest Saturday morning on the show Up With Chris Hayes, where I discussed the latest jobs numbers, and the policies that might make those numbers improve. During one segment, we discussed the varying theories for why unemployment is so bad, and a clip from...
In His Speech To The DNC, Bill Clinton Spread A Huge Myth About People Who Are Unemployed

Applications That Help Me Every Day

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I can’t believe just how much I rely on my mobile devices nowadays. I went to University without a mobile phone and I got on perfectly well. I lived through my teenage years without having a mobile handset glued to my ear. I am continually wondering what happened to change...
Applications That Help Me Every Day

Exercising With Friends In a Webcam Fitness Class

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[ See post to watch video ] Saturday morning, I joined three friends for a Circuit Training workout class. The odd part was that none of them left their homes and we live thousands of miles away from one another—in Washington, D.C., Massachusetts, North Carolina and Louisiana. Our trainer was...
Exercising With Friends In a Webcam Fitness Class

Going It Alone: How to Make Your Stuff In China

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Adam Hocherman, 34, is an entrepreneur and founder of the consumer electronics company American Innovative in Boston, MA. Adam founded the company in 2003 with the help of the US Government's SBA loan program and is currently the 100% owner. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an...
Going It Alone: How to Make Your Stuff In China

Is This Censorship? Facebook Stops Users From Posting ‘Irrelevant Or Inappropriate’ Comments

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Updated. Today was just another Saturday morning in blog land when Robert Scoble, the well-known tech startup enthusiast, went to post a comment on a Facebook post written by Carnegie Mellon student (and TechCrunch commenter extraordinaire) Max Woolf about the nature of today’s tech blogging scene. Scoble’s comment itself was...
Is This Censorship? Facebook Stops Users From Posting ‘Irrelevant Or Inappropriate’ Comments

Is linking just polite, or is it a core value of journalism?

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Late last week, TechCrunch writer MG Siegler broke the news that Apple was buying an app-discovery service called Chomp — although he didn’t say where that news came from, just that it was a reliable source. The Wall Street Journal reported the same news several hours later, confirmed by...
Is linking just polite, or is it a core value of journalism?

Why I've made public the films of my kids growing up | Frans Hofmeester

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Time-lapse videos of my children Lotte and Vince have received global attention – to me they carry an important messageI started filming my daughter Lotte as a newborn in 1999, every week, usually on a Saturday morning. After 12 years of filming her, and nine years of doing the same...
Why I've made public the films of my kids growing up | Frans Hofmeester

Twitter Aims to Release Photo Filters in Time for the Holidays

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Forget Lo-Fi and Toaster. There may be a sepia-toned little bird under the tree this Christmas. Twitter is making a big push to release a series of photo filters to be used inside the official Twitter app before the end of the year, according to sources familiar with the matter....
Twitter Aims to Release Photo Filters in Time for the Holidays
Latest outage raises more questions about Amazon cloud

If You Love Design, This Is The Perfect Site For Wasting Time On A Weekend Morning

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There's a Tumblr blog called Little Big Details that features just that: small user-interface and user-experience design details in Web products that make a big difference. Like here, how in the iOS Mail app, the "Drafts" folder icon is a partly folded paper airplane, and the "Sent" folder icon is...
If You Love Design, This Is The Perfect Site For Wasting Time On A Weekend Morning

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch provides a rare view of stage 1 and 2 rocket separation

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This morning, SpaceX successfully launched CRS-2 -- the second commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station. The Dragon capsule aboard the Falcon 9 rocket will dock with the ISS on Saturday morning, delivering 1,473 pounds (677kg) of cargo to the astronauts, and will return in a couple of weeks,...
SpaceX Falcon 9 launch provides a rare view of stage 1 and 2 rocket separation
SpaceX Dragon takes flight

The arrival of the iPad in pictures – Part 1

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Saturday morning revealed an around-the-block line of people anxious to get their hands on the “magical” iPad at the Stockton street Apple Store. The masses did their best to relax, chill out, catch a few laughs and blog real-time as the clock wound down to the moment all had been...
The arrival of the iPad in pictures – Part 1

Last Weekend’s Betaspring Hackathon: Netduinos, Arduinos, and Hungry Hippos

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I spent the last weekend as an advisor to Betaspring‘s Digital Meets Physical Hackathon. The participants arrived Saturday morning and organized into teams. I stayed until about midnight, and returned around 10am Sunday morning, where I was able to help a couple teams get unstuck. It wasn’t that I...
Last Weekend’s Betaspring Hackathon: Netduinos, Arduinos, and Hungry Hippos
Get ready for the age of premium micropublishing
Indie game roundup: Runner 2, The Bridge, and Leap Day

Twitter And Yahoo Vet Kevin Cheng On How Companies Can Use Comics To Convey Big Ideas [TCTV]

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You probably associate the idea of “comics” with things of a trivial nature, like the newspaper’s funny pages, or maybe Saturday morning SpongeBob marathons. But according to Kevin Cheng, the web exec and entrepreneur who is well known for helping steer the vision and strategy for products such as...
Twitter And Yahoo Vet Kevin Cheng On How Companies Can Use Comics To Convey Big Ideas [TCTV]

Power line 1, tree branch 0

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Video courtesy YouTuber BozkurtTekinTahsin. In case you didn't believe Louie the Lightening Bug when he said "ya gotta stay away from power lines," consider the fate of this gentle tree branch, who apparently never got to watch Saturday morning PSAs, or at least wasn't paying attention if it did....
Power line 1, tree branch 0

Twitter to withhold, not delete, infringing tweets under DMCA

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Twitter announced a change in the way that it processes tweets that are alleged to infringe copyright under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Rather than remove them outright, the company’s legal policy manager, Jeremy Kessel wrote early Saturday morning that the company will “withhold” offending tweets. “Twitter will respond to reports...
Twitter to withhold, not delete, infringing tweets under DMCA

MIT Hoax 'Tipster' Said Gunman Wanted To Avenge Aaron Swartz's Death

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A person who called MIT Saturday to report a supposed gunman on campus wearing body armor said that person was seeking revenge for the suicide of Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz, the Boston Herald reports. The caller said the gunman was a staff member who was targeting MIT President Rafael Reif,...
MIT Hoax 'Tipster' Said Gunman Wanted To Avenge Aaron Swartz's Death
Twitter Just Crushed Wall Street After The Cyprus Bailout
Reminder: watch the SpaceX launch livestream Saturday at 4:55AM EDT

Chinese Firm Wins Auction for U.S.-Backed Battery Maker

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Chinese-owned auto-parts manufacturer Wanxiang America Corp. won the bidding for A123 Systems Inc., the government-backed battery maker that has yet to turn a profit, at a bankruptcy auction that ended early Saturday morning. Wanxiang’s winning bid of $256.6 million topped a combined offer from Milwaukee-based auto-parts manufacturer Johnson Controls Inc....
Chinese Firm Wins Auction for U.S.-Backed Battery Maker

Apple opening bigger Bellevue store, but what about downtown Seattle?

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Apple plans to open a bigger retail store at Bellevue Square this Saturday, moving to a new location in the mall. They’re hosting a grand reopening ceremony on Saturday at 9:30 a.m., giving away T-shirts to the first 1,000 guests. (What, no Miley Cyrus tickets like when Microsoft opened its...
Apple opening bigger Bellevue store, but what about downtown Seattle?

OfficeDrop and ExpenseMagic Combine To Offer Easy Mobile Receipt Scanning and Automated Expense Reports

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The weekend is coming up and that means one thing. I have to do my expenses. It’s time to organize my receipts and make an expense sheet and invoice document. After that comes the scanning – standing over the printer, making sure the wireless is working so it syncs with...
OfficeDrop and ExpenseMagic Combine To Offer Easy Mobile Receipt Scanning and Automated Expense Reports

The Truth About Karl Rove’s ‘Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight’

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The Truth About Karl Rove’s ‘Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight’

Gogobot social travel service talks apps, expansion and competition

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Startup finds its users are keener to plan their trips on mobiles than it expectedSocial travel service Gogobot has opened a European office in London, in an effort to boost the popularity of its site and app beyond its US homeland.Gogobot launched in November 2010 as a website, with an...
Gogobot social travel service talks apps, expansion and competition

Video: 14 year old Jesse Masterpool dies after crash

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The world of motocross lost a young star this weekend when rider Jesse Masterpool died of injuries sustained in a March 13th crash at the Lake Whitney Amateur National. Masterpool’s family posted an official statement Sunday on his website announcing Jesse’s death on March 20th (below), but as is...
Video: 14 year old Jesse Masterpool dies after crash

Google Buzz is planning more changes to please -- and appease -- users

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Even more changes are coming to Google Buzz. That’s the upshot from my conversation with Google product manager Todd Jackson. His team has assembled a “war room” in its Mountain View, Calif., headquarters where engineers and executives are weighing user criticism and rolling out updates. Google has twice tweaked its...
Google Buzz is planning more changes to please -- and appease -- users
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