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Apple loses exclusivity on 'iPhone' trademark in Brazil

Burpple wants its Path-meets-Pinterest app to be your personal food journal

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The growth of camera phones and apps have together changed the way many people eat, or at least prepare to dine. Though tweeting about food was the classic early criticism of Twitter — how many people started out complaining every tweet was about eating a sandwich? — food-related photos seem...
Burpple wants its Path-meets-Pinterest app to be your personal food journal

What you need to know about CISPA: The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

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While the US government getting involved in Internet affairs is nothing new, it has only been three months since SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) kicked up dust and called attention to some potential threats to our civil liberties. While SOPA wasn’t “new”, it took quite a bit of time for...
What you need to know about CISPA: The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

Fujifilm FinePix XP170 camera rebuffs water, dust and cold, cuddles up with iOS and Android (video)

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Fujifilm's latest rugged point-and-shoot has pulled together some pretty standard specs with some more contemporary connectivity features, all in a hardy shell. The 14-megapixel CMOS sensor is paired with 5x zoom lens, while the rubberized lug is capable of 1080p video, and can increase video capture up to 240...
Fujifilm FinePix XP170 camera rebuffs water, dust and cold, cuddles up with iOS and Android (video)
Hopeful, or clueless? RIM CEO says there’s “nothing wrong with the company”
4 reasons Facebook doesn't work for healthcare
LG's CES TV pre-announcements: smarter, faster, bigger ... and more connected

US and Canada reach border spectrum sharing deals for broadband

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Wireless use along the US-Canada border can be problematic: when there isn't direct interference, there's sometimes a fight over which devices get dibs on given frequencies. Don't worry that the countries will rekindle their old disputes, though -- instead, they've just struck interim deals to share more of their...
US and Canada reach border spectrum sharing deals for broadband
Visualized: The tangled web of smartphone patents
Watch this: 4Chan's Chris Poole on the transformation of online culture

Samsung And RIM Rumored To Be Tied Up In BB10 Licensing Talks

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How does that old saying go again? “Everything old is new again?” That exactly how I feel about the RIM rumors that have been making the rounds today. According to a bit of analyst chatter, Samsung has their eyes on Waterloo-based RIM, and more specifically the new mobile operating system...
Samsung And RIM Rumored To Be Tied Up In BB10 Licensing Talks
YouTube Capture Goes Big, As The Dedicated Video Recording App Launches On iPad
As widget service shuts down, Chumby lives on with partial functionality

Microsoft to drop Windows Live branding with Windows 8

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Microsoft is attempting to bring a semblance of order to its currently confusing Windows application and services story. [Read more]...
Microsoft to drop Windows Live branding with Windows 8

MIT robot arm corrects colorful block-related mishaps (video)

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We've been traveling around the country the past week, checking out some of the latest goings-on in the wide world of robotics. Amongst the most prevalent themes we've seen across the projects is a sense of real-world uncertainty -- which is to say that any number of things can...
MIT robot arm corrects colorful block-related mishaps (video)

Feds Claim They Don't Need a Probable-Cause Warrant to Track You via Your Cell Signal

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(Photo: FCC) If you were somehow tricked into thinking you still had any semblance of privacy in our great nation, please think again. Wired reports that the federal government has stated that you have “no reasonable expectation of privacy” when it comes to location data transmitted by your cell phone, thus...
Feds Claim They Don't Need a Probable-Cause Warrant to Track You via Your Cell Signal

So much for Internet Explorer 10′s default “Do Not Track” setting

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Last Thursday, Microsoft seemed like the hero — announcing “Do Not Track” would be on by default in Internet Explorer 10. The move meant that users would need to opt-in to allowing advertisers and websites to install tracking cookies on their computers, something that few people would ever do. It’ was an...
So much for Internet Explorer 10′s default “Do Not Track” setting

3D Gunmaker Defense Distributed Has Already Changed The World

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Defense Distributed's goal is to evaporate the container described by the Second Amendment, making obtaining a firearm trivial enough that even trying to place restrictions on gun manufacturing becomes useless. It may get there. But first -- and not necessarily intentionally -- it's leadership is in tossing 3D-printed objects into the...
3D Gunmaker Defense Distributed Has Already Changed The World
I watched "iSteve" so you wouldn't have to

Users finally triumph as Skype 5.8 goes on the Ultra Slimfast diet

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Yesterday, Skype updated its Mac client, significantly altering the user interface. That is not the story. Rather, the story is why the company changed, and how the update is largely focused on placating angry Apple users. In November 2010 Skype updated its Mac client and Skype went from a messaging...
Users finally triumph as Skype 5.8 goes on the Ultra Slimfast diet

Desperately Seeking Developers: RIM Offers Appcelerator's 390,000 Titanium Devs Incentives To Port Apps To BlackBerry 10

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BlackBerry 10 devices are still months away from being launched but RIM is ramping up the noise about its next gen platform — partly to make sure potential customers don’t forget the OS is coming, but also to try to rally developers to its cause so those BB10 devices arrive...
Desperately Seeking Developers: RIM Offers Appcelerator's 390,000 Titanium Devs Incentives To Port Apps To BlackBerry 10

RIM CEO hopes carriers do for BlackBerry 10 what they once did for Android

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If you think you had a crazy year, put yourself in Thorsten Heins’ shoes. The CEO of Research in Motion was dropped into the middle of a “crisis” (his word) in January when he assumed control of one of the pioneering mobile companies of our time in the midst of...
RIM CEO hopes carriers do for BlackBerry 10 what they once did for Android

Nerd Fitness: The Matrix guide to rapid skill acquisition

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This is the next installment in a series on The Next Web, in partnership with Steve Kamb from Nerd Fitness. Guides to staying healthy, without giving up your geek lifestyle. “I know Kung Fu.” Neo’s declaration is easily one of the most memorable lines from one of the greatest sci-fi/action...
Nerd Fitness: The Matrix guide to rapid skill acquisition

HTC One delay pushes HTC's profits to a scary new low

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale As Woody Allen said, if you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans. When HTC reported its dismal, awful, very bad fourth quarter earnings in January, CEO Peter Chou said it was the end of his company’s...
HTC One delay pushes HTC's profits to a scary new low
Editorial: the one thing Congress can agree on is violating your privacy

Series Not Awesome: Quincy Apparel Reportedly Closes Up Shop

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Quincy Apparel cofounders. (Photo: QuincyApparel.com) We’re not in free-fall just yet, but the horizon is beginning to look awfully cliff-like. First came beloved and press-feted Loosecubes, and now it seems that Quincy Apparel, the next-generation clothing company that was supposed to put sharp workwear within the reach of us grubby...
Series Not Awesome: Quincy Apparel Reportedly Closes Up Shop

Windows 8: How to get your Start Menu back

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Alright, let’s do this just once: here’s how to get a semblance of a Start Menu back in Windows 8, if you are someone who prefers to look backwards from a UI perspective: Fire up your Windows 8 device. Head to this link. Drop in your email address. Hit go,...
Windows 8: How to get your Start Menu back
Leaked iPhone battery could mean big trouble for an LTE iPhone 5

Google to Sell Tablets on Its Own This Year

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Google to Sell Tablets on Its Own This Year: Good luck with that. The problem isn’t that Android tablets are hard to find, it’s that they suck. Google selling them directly won’t change that. The focus needs to be on the product, not the distribution method. Given all the talk...
Google to Sell Tablets on Its Own This Year
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