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iPhone 5 owners report scuffs and scratches out of the box

Help Me Stop HubAdverts Dot Com!

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The post Help Me Stop HubAdverts Dot Com! appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.I’ve been working with my site design partner Blend to try to track down a spammer who has taken my entire site and repurposed it as their own, replete with tons of ads and a clear...
Help Me Stop HubAdverts Dot Com!

Privatecore nets $2.25M to build a hardened hypervisor

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Privatecore, a startup launched by three VMware veterans, aims to boost the physical security of your virtualized cloud computing workloads and will use $2.25 million in seed funding from Foundation Capital to staff up for that effort. The need for security in virtualized compute environments will only grow as more workloads flow...
Privatecore nets $2.25M to build a hardened hypervisor
'Instapaper Placebo' alleviates your link-saving guilt

Steve Jobs was right: Dropbox is a feature, not a product

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I’ve always been a big fan and committed user of Dropbox. Over the last couple years the handy file-sync app has gotten me out of many scrapes—when I need to access six-month-old interview notes when I’m out of town, it’s always a thrill to find them in my Dropbox. Along...
Steve Jobs was right: Dropbox is a feature, not a product

Nick Clegg's in the last ditch. Now is the time for him to come out fighting

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Defeat over Lords reform gives the the Lib Dems a chance to impact on coalition policy where it most matters: the economyMeanwhile, back at coalition ranch, the Olympic spirit has gone. In the debacle over House of Lords reform, David Cameron barely scrapes a bronze for party discipline and Nick...
Nick Clegg's in the last ditch. Now is the time for him to come out fighting
Craigslist testing its own version of PadMapper

Mac Pro speculation, iPhone Maps, legal battles, and more

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The last week in Apple news has been hoppin' as the clock ticks down to the beginning of WWDC. The keynote will take place on Monday morning, and we'll be liveblogging the whole thing. But what was the biggest news of the last week leading up to WWDC? You came...
Mac Pro speculation, iPhone Maps, legal battles, and more

Creative Writing Tips for LinkBait Production

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Have you ever sold a client linkbaiting content and when it came time to produce the bait, you’ve thought “oh dear, there’s not much to write about ___” (copper pipe manufacturing, hermit crab pet insurance, massage distance learning, etc)? Writers block.  Brain freeze. Call it what you will – the...
Creative Writing Tips for LinkBait Production

3taps countersues Craigslist, accuses ad site of antitrust violations

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3taps has locked horns in a legal battle with Craigslist for nearly two months, and on Monday the company launched a countersuit against its rival. 3taps accuses Craigslist of antitrust violations and unfair competition. In response to growing grumbling over Craigslist’s shocking refusal to change its user interface or add features,...
3taps countersues Craigslist, accuses ad site of antitrust violations

YieldMetrics Brings Radical Transparency to Online Advertising, Whether You Like it or Not

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The display ad market has been built on a model of opacity and black boxes. Online publishers, advertisers, agencies, and ad networks each count on the fact that the party on the other side of the table doesn’t know the source, makeup, or pricing of their ad inventory. As a...
YieldMetrics Brings Radical Transparency to Online Advertising, Whether You Like it or Not

Alcatel One Touch Shockwave reaches US Cellular, takes your bumps and scrapes for $50

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Those of us picking budget smartphones in the US seldom have the choice of a toughened smartphone, and it's even more of a challenge when we're not signed on to one of the top four carriers. US Cellular is offering the cost-conscious a (hardened) olive branch by shipping the...
Alcatel One Touch Shockwave reaches US Cellular, takes your bumps and scrapes for $50
How to find the best meme videos before all your friends
Social tracker: It knows where you are, when you're there, and when you'll be back
Roamz Roams Up To Version 2.0 And Gets A New Look — But Does It Work?

On the road: Volvo V40 D3 SE Nav

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'There are sensors and air bags galore. It's basically half bat, half bouncy castle'Cars that park themselves have been around for a while, but I've never experienced it until now. You press a button and the car scans the side of the road. When it passes a suitable space it...
On the road: Volvo V40 D3 SE Nav

Did Google Just Disable Privacy-Friendly Scroogle?

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(scroogle.org) Not long ago, Google changed its privacy policy to give itself more liberties with user data. Every time a major Internet company gets media attention for privacy issues, search volume goes way up on Scroogle, a little independent, nonprofit search engine. Scroogle scrapes its search results from Google, but...
Did Google Just Disable Privacy-Friendly Scroogle?

Sush.io, the 'IFTTT for business', raises $325,000 from KIMA Ventures and angels

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Editor’s note: This article by Liam Boogar originally appeared on Rude Baguette, which covers the Internet and technology sector in France, combining breaking news with in-depth analysis. Last month, Rude Baguette already wrote a piece about Sush.io, a Seedcamp-backed startup participating in The Next Web’s Startup Rally this week in Amsterdam. Well it seems we had...
Sush.io, the 'IFTTT for business', raises $325,000 from KIMA Ventures and angels

Harry Fox Agency Claims Copyright Over Public Domain Work By Johann Strauss

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The Harry Fox Agency (HFA) is the main licensing agency for mechanical licenses (i.e., actual reproductions of recorded works -- which is different from things like ASCAP who handle licenses for performances). While it doesn't get into as many ridiculous copyright scrapes as others, it still has been known to...
Harry Fox Agency Claims Copyright Over Public Domain Work By Johann Strauss
Evinar – A Google Hangouts For Facebook That Broadcasts Anything (Except The Audience)
Leaked document outlines Russia's space exploration plans until 2030

Shard window cleaner scrapes with disaster 300 metres up

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Emergency services sent to western Europe's highest building as cleaner's cradle malfunctionsEmergency services were sent to the Shard on Monday – days before its official opening – after a window cleaner got stuck in a precarious position on the 72nd floor.Ten firefighters attended the scene in central London after reports...
Shard window cleaner scrapes with disaster 300 metres up

markcoatney: nprmusic: Sounding almost post-apocalyptic in its...

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markcoatney: nprmusic: Sounding almost post-apocalyptic in its scabrous, searching bleakness, The Flaming Lips' The Terror moans and scrapes ominously from its opening seconds onward. But the album still finds a way to reward deeper exploration, as cracked loveliness seeps into moments that soar tentatively. Stream The Terror now. Currently....
markcoatney: nprmusic: Sounding almost post-apocalyptic in its...

Did researchers find a new branch on the tree of life in Lake Vostok?

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A slew of press reports have trumpeted the finding of a new strain of bacteria recovered from Lake Vostok. Vostok is located in Antarctica, where the liquid water is buried under several kilometers of ice that have kept it isolated from the outside environment for millions of years. After...
Did researchers find a new branch on the tree of life in Lake Vostok?
TechStars Grad Distil.It Lands $1.8M To Help Your Business Put A Stop To Bots, Web Scraping & Content Theft

Google's search concessions to the EU are now out and up for comment

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The European Commission has formally announced the measures that Google has offered to take in order to settle a major antitrust investigation into its practices. It now wants “interested parties” to have their say on the proposals over the next month, after which it will decide whether to make them...
Google's search concessions to the EU are now out and up for comment

Steve Appleton, CEO of Micron, dies in plane crash at 51

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Sad news to report this Friday. Steve Appleton, the CEO and Chairman of Micron, died this morning in an airplane crash shortly after takeoff from the Boise, Idaho airport. He was the only one aboard, and was piloting a fixed wing, single engine kit aircraft. Appleton started working at...
Steve Appleton, CEO of Micron, dies in plane crash at 51

Facebook app Bday Gift Finder launches with $2M in funding

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Finding the perfect gift for a friend’s birthday can be tricky. Bday today launched the Bday Gift Finder, a Facebook app that scrapes your friends’ profiles to recommend the perfect presents. And the company has already secured the best gift of all for itself: $2 million in funding. The Bday...
Facebook app Bday Gift Finder launches with $2M in funding

Craigslist Quietly Begins Testing Maps

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Craigslist has just gotten a major cartographic upgrade. The popular classified advertising website has quietly begun testing embedded maps on ads for housing in the San Francisco Bay and Portland, Oregon areas. Craigslist's new housing ad maps use data from OpenStreetMap, a website that seeks to offer free and reliable...
Craigslist Quietly Begins Testing Maps

Increased iPhone 5 Quality Control Standards to Address Scratches Slowing Production

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Bloomberg takes a look at the situation surrounding scratching and scuffing of the iPhone 5's aluminum shell, an issue we noted just hours after the device's launch. According to today's report, Apple has indeed increased quality control standards to reduce the number of devices that are delivered with scratches right...
Increased iPhone 5 Quality Control Standards to Address Scratches Slowing Production
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