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Today’s WWDC keynote proved one thing: Post-Jobs Apple is doing just fine

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Today’s WWDC keynote will likely go down in history for a couple of reasons. First, there was a massive amount of new product and feature releases, most notably that svelte MacBook Pro. But more than that, it was the first WWDC in quite some time in which Steve Jobs did...
Today’s WWDC keynote proved one thing: Post-Jobs Apple is doing just fine

eBay's Stock Pops on Solid Earnings Performance

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EBay’s stock traded 9 percent higher this morning after reporting strong second-quarter results yesterday. In early trading, the stock soared to $44.44 a share to hit a new 52-week high before backing down a bit. At least two analysts upped their price target: Mark Mahaney of Citi increased his price...
eBay's Stock Pops on Solid Earnings Performance

TOSSOS aims to make sense of your favorite sites’ terms of service and privacy policies

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Let’s be honest, most of us don’t bother to read the terms of service for most online services that we sign up to. We just want to get to the good stuff and skip the boring legalese. Meanwhile, wouldn’t it be good to be able to compare the terms of...
TOSSOS aims to make sense of your favorite sites’ terms of service and privacy policies

LG tells the story behind QSlide multitasking, won't be mad if you tweet at the same time (video)

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LG's been stepping up its mobile game recently, with the Optimus G being the firm's clearest display of podium-position ambitions yet. And just like its regional neighbors, it's getting in on the "explaining-ideas-behind-concepts" video action. In this clip we see senior research engineer, Sebastian Hochan Song, explain the inspiration...
LG tells the story behind QSlide multitasking, won't be mad if you tweet at the same time (video)
Zynga earnings preview: what the analysts think

Google’s Project Glass engineers: Who are they?

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Google’s Project Glass has put new focus on Google X, the lab at the tech giant where engineers work to develop the next big thing. The next big thing may — or may not — be Google’s augmented reality glasses, but who are the minds behind this project? The post...
Google’s Project Glass engineers: Who are they?

Earthquake in Chile

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At 3:34 am local time, today, February 27th, a devastating magnitude 8.8 earthquake struck Chile, one of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded. According to Chilean President-elect Sebastian Pinera, at least 120 people are known to have been killed so far. The earthquake also triggered a Tsunami which is right now...
Earthquake in Chile
Disney shows off its first toys with augmented reality

Do you have to be an educator to remake higher education?

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This embed is invalid Silicon Valley is enamored with the narrative of the 20-something founder who doesn’t know enough of the industry he is disrupting to do otherwise. But sometimes, experience matters. I’m biased, but I’d argue that knowing a thing or two about journalism helps when building a modern...
Do you have to be an educator to remake higher education?

ConsumerBell launches recall monitoring service to help protect you from bad products

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ConsumerBell, an information resource and service designed to ensure product safety, has just released a brand new service to help you avoid bad products. Starting today, Recall Monitoring is being provided to all of their e-commerce retail clients that will provide them with instant alerts of recalls, risk reports, and...
ConsumerBell launches recall monitoring service to help protect you from bad products

3D Burrito is a new design marketplace where people can buy models for 3D printers

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3D Burrito is a new online store where people can go to buy and sell design models for 3D printers straight from their creators. If 3D printing is really going to go mainstream – and all signs point to yes – then the startup behind the site may be on...
3D Burrito is a new design marketplace where people can buy models for 3D printers

How an iPhone Helped This Man Regain Hand Function

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The promise of modern medical technology is everyday miracles; bringing innovations to the average person that might greatly improve their lives is the goal. And happily that promise is being met by products heading to the market right now. CNN released an amazing clip recently that shows off a man...
How an iPhone Helped This Man Regain Hand Function

ManageWP Is The Unified Wordpress Dashboard We've Needed For Years

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Sometimes, we take for granted those hindrances in life that seem to have a solution. Those of us who have multiple Wordpress blogs have always simply logged in multiple times in different tabs to manage them. There's a solution that we didn't know we were missing until we saw it...
ManageWP Is The Unified Wordpress Dashboard We've Needed For Years

Heroku loses a star as CEO and Salesforce EVP Sebastian resigns

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Byron Sebastian, the former Heroku CEO who most recently served as executive vice president of platforms for parent company Salesforce.com, has left the company, a source close to the situation has confirmed. If Sebastian’s LinkedIn profile is an accurate indicator, he’s currently farming olives. Sebastian joined popular platform-as-a-service startup Heroku...
Heroku loses a star as CEO and Salesforce EVP Sebastian resigns

Meet Ideame, the Latin American Kickstarter

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Earlier this week, yet another project crossed the $1m milestone in funding crowdsourced via Kickstarter. Yet, the platform only accepts projects from US residents, which means the rest of the world is left out. However, Latin American creators now have a solid alternative: the Argentine platform Ideame, launched in August...
Meet Ideame, the Latin American Kickstarter
Meet the cloud behind your favorite apps (and it’s not AWS)

listening to "The Rakes - We Danced Together (Sebastian Remix)"

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listening to "The Rakes - We Danced Together (Sebastian Remix)"

Gemer developer's layoffs could stem from change in Facebook policy for social gaming

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Smeet, the Berlin-based 3D social networking site and social gaming publisher, is reportedly laying off half of its technical team today, and this could be due to key changes in Facebook policy that make it more difficult and expensive for games publishers to exist on its platform. Hailed as “Europe’s largest 3D...
Gemer developer's layoffs could stem from change in Facebook policy for social gaming
Windows 8: The desktop review
Cooliris Partners With Renren To Launch Localized Photo App In China

With sales doubling monthly, Lyst picks up $5 million to grow its 'social commerce platform'

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Lyst, a self-styled ‘social commerce platform’ has taken on a $5 million Series A round of funding led by DFJ Esprit, and participated in by Venrex, Accel Partners, and Alex Zubillaga. Zubillaga’s other investments include ChartBeat, Yipit, and Listia. According to the company’s release, it has doubled its sales each of the last...
With sales doubling monthly, Lyst picks up $5 million to grow its 'social commerce platform'

Europe Crisis Deepens As Chaos Grips Greece [Sebastian Moffett & Alkman Granitsas, Wall Street Journal - 5/6/10]

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Europe Crisis Deepens As Chaos Grips Greece [Sebastian Moffett & Alkman Granitsas, Wall Street Journal - 5/6/10]

Unboxing The First Chromebook Pixel Given Away At Google I/O

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[tc_5min code="517781490"] Sebastian Rodriguez waited in line 90 minutes to be the first person at Google I/O to get the Google Chromebook Pixel, the premium laptop given to all conference attendees today. Rodriguez is a a software engineer with Thales, a data security company. He humored us and did an...
Unboxing The First Chromebook Pixel Given Away At Google I/O

Amazon's Brand New Ad Business Is Already Massive (AMZN)

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In December we told you that Amazon had entered the ad exchange business, offering advertisers real-time-bidding on ad space targeting its users via tracking cookies. Amazon's entry into RTB is huge because it puts the company in direct competition with Google and Facebook, who operate their own RTB ad targeting...
Amazon's Brand New Ad Business Is Already Massive (AMZN)

Meet the SandFlea, an 11 pound robot that can jump over buildings

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As it’s the weekend, I presume that you are more interested in small, leaping robots than deep dives into the differences in ad targeting between Google and Bing. At least I am. That in mind, may I present the SandFlea, a small robot built by BostonDynamics. It’s diminutive  and it leaps...
Meet the SandFlea, an 11 pound robot that can jump over buildings

Zynga Shares Crumble as Analysts Sound Off on Negative Outlook

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Zynga’s shares are hitting new lows this morning after it announced yesterday that its core social games business was facing significant challenges. The San Francisco company reported preliminary third-quarter results that fell below expectations and lowered its full-year outlook. In early morning trading, shares were down as much as 19 percent, and are now off about 17...
Zynga Shares Crumble as Analysts Sound Off on Negative Outlook
Broken Kindles as art, in book form

Heroku Chief Opens the Door to More Processes, Bigger Ecosystem, Less Amazon

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In an interview with ReadWriteWeb, the man who led the Heroku PaaS platform to prominence - and who continues to lead it as Executive Vice President of Salesforce - says that as his platform expands, it could certainly penetrate old barriers. One such barrier could be the ribbon, if...
Heroku Chief Opens the Door to More Processes, Bigger Ecosystem, Less Amazon

Did Facebook Just Spill the Beans on Zynga's Fourth Quarter?

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Zynga isn’t reporting its fourth-quarter results for another two weeks, but some quick math based on Facebook’s numbers yesterday show that it likely did fairly well. Because of that, Zynga’s stock is soaring today, trading up 16.5 percent, or $1.75 a share, at $12.35, to easily beat its 52-week high...
Did Facebook Just Spill the Beans on Zynga's Fourth Quarter?

Facebook's iOS Apps Might Be Draining Your Battery Life, So There's Your Excuse to Quit

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The cause all of our problems. One of the biggest flaws of the iPhone is how quickly it runs out of battery life–even when you’re not using it. Now, a German developer might’ve discovered the reason why that’s happening: it’s all Facebook’s fault. If you have the social network’s programs...
Facebook's iOS Apps Might Be Draining Your Battery Life, So There's Your Excuse to Quit
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