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Pew surveys young Americans on e-reading, but the data is old

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A new report (PDF) from the Pew Internet and American Life Project surveyed 16- to 29-year-olds on their reading habits and library usage. That’s obviously a somewhat broad group, including both high schoolers and twenty-somethings, but my main problem with this report is that a lot of the data in it...
Pew surveys young Americans on e-reading, but the data is old
Cloud: Heroku Heats Up Its Java Service

Power goes out in India, affecting 600 million

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A power outage struck India's northern and eastern electrical grids earlier today, hitting around 600 million people -- that's roughly half of country's population of 1.2 billion -- cutting off electricity to businesses, transit and traffic lights, to name but a few. The power failure hit around 1pm local...
Power goes out in India, affecting 600 million
In-flight cell service to make Virgin trips 10X more annoying
Instagram understands a secret of Facebook’s success: Visuals

After agreement with regulators, Uber to onboard more drivers for its UBERx service in San Francisco

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Following its operating agreement with the California Public Utilities Commission, private car service Uber is moving forward with plans in San Francisco to onboard more of those drivers who aren’t specifically licensed to drive a limousine or taxi cab. In a blog post today, the company said that it hopes...
After agreement with regulators, Uber to onboard more drivers for its UBERx service in San Francisco

UserVoice simplifies its pricing model giving all its users access to its Feedback and Helpdesk tools

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UserVoice today changed its pricing structure in a move that it says will “give back” $250,000 in annual revenues to its customer base. In addition, the company has opened up access to its core products, UserVoice Feedback and UserVoice Helpdesk, to both existing and new customers. As a result, all...
UserVoice simplifies its pricing model giving all its users access to its Feedback and Helpdesk tools

It Was Just Overloaded Networks That Disrupted Boston Cell Service

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(Photo: Screencap) Whenever something traumatic happens, cell service is almost immediately toast. Everyone reaches for their phone, and networks are overwhelmed. Today’s events in Boston were no different: Carriers including Sprint and AT&T confirmed to the Boston Globe that customers were likely experiencing problems. Verizon recommended everyone keep all non-emergency communiques to...
It Was Just Overloaded Networks That Disrupted Boston Cell Service
Skype sets record with 35M concurrent users

Birthdays, Yahoo, JibJab, Photo Contest and more on this week's top 20 non-game Facebook apps growing by MAU

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Birthdays takes the No. 1 spot on our list of top non-game Facebook apps growing by monthly active users this week with 9 percent gain. Similar birthday reminder applications came in at No. 6 and No. 12. Titles on our list gained the most MAU of any non-game apps on the platform, growing...
Birthdays, Yahoo, JibJab, Photo Contest and more on this week's top 20 non-game Facebook apps growing by MAU
Airbnb crashes the London Olympics with buy of U.K. rival

Time Warner Cable Welcomes Sir Patrick Stewart to Park Slope With Shitty Cable Service

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(Photo: Twitter) Stars, they’re just like us! When confronted with the monumental annoyance of having to install Time Warner cable in their apartment, they, too, resort to suicidal thinking. Thus is the case with Sir Patrick Stewart, famed Shakespearean actor and Star Trek star, who recently moved to Park Slope. We...
Time Warner Cable Welcomes Sir Patrick Stewart to Park Slope With Shitty Cable Service
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