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Apple & Samsung's Patent Nuclear War: 50 Lawsuits In 10 Countries In 1 Year

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Of all the big patent fights going on these days over mobile phones/tablets, the highest profile has almost certainly been the battle between Apple and Samsung. But, in case you haven't been paying attention to all the lawsuits flying back and forth, in the past year it appears that there...
Apple & Samsung's Patent Nuclear War: 50 Lawsuits In 10 Countries In 1 Year

Google puts False Start SSL experiment down, nobody notices

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Back in September of 2010 Google started experimenting with a new Chrome feature called False Start, which cut the latency of SSL handshakes by up to 30 percent. While the delay in forging a secure connection never seemed like a major concern for most, the pause (which could be...
Google puts False Start SSL experiment down, nobody notices
Android this week: Nexus 4 reviewed; Droid DNA here; live TV on Galaxy Note 2

FYI, Pandora's Extensive Catalog Now Includes Hits From 50 Shades of Grey

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Does it ever seem like Pandora’s sourcing is a little… off? You’ll hear a golden oldie, only to look and see it’s been pulled from some random soundtrack to a forgotten, shitty movie. “That’s weird,” you’ll think, before diving back into your workday. Well, the trend appears to have reached...
FYI, Pandora's Extensive Catalog Now Includes Hits From 50 Shades of Grey
Kickstarter Project Adds Canon L-Series Level Environment Protection To Any DSLR Lens

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This story from @nytimes brought tears to my eyes, and triggered thoughts about how shame can inspire us. http://bit.ly/bW5WhU

KIRF MacBook Air is the prettiest netbook we've seen today

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This is the Netbook Navigator NAV13X Windows 7 Ultrabook and if we're honest, we think it's a very attractive looking device. That said, we're not so sure it's going to be on sale for too long, which is a genuine shame. Despite being called an Ultrabook, it's not an...
KIRF MacBook Air is the prettiest netbook we've seen today
Muni is 100 years old. Too bad it won't die like a human that age
Pandora rolls out refreshed iOS & Android apps
Yelp publicly shames businesses that pay for reviews
Jim Balsillie, Mike Lazaridis, and the giant with no legs
Android this week: Razr M Jelly Beaned; Wallet v. Isis; Nexus 7 refunds
Aaron Swartz memorial serves as a political call to action

B5media To Launch New Celebrity Site Wednesday, Bathed In Fired Blogger Blood

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The mass sackings at blog network b5media today have been revealed to be part of a launch process for a new single b5media celebrity site. The new site, Crushable.com is due to launch Wednesday and is headed by a formerly little known Media Bistro blogger by the name of...
B5media To Launch New Celebrity Site Wednesday, Bathed In Fired Blogger Blood
Nintendo 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro shown off by Capcom at TGS
HTC Sensation and Sensation XE to get limited 'early access preview' of Android 4.0 in Europe

Danny Bilson on THQ: his last interview as the company's boss

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On Tuesday, Danny Bilson dramatically stepped down as executive vice president of games at troubled publisher THQ – but not before giving the Guardian his final interview in the roleLast week, Danny Bilson, executive vice president of THQ, flew over to London to present a showcase of the company's current...
Danny Bilson on THQ: his last interview as the company's boss

How Unplugging From The Internet Helped This Guy Quit Porn And Meet Real Girls

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The Verge writer Paul Miller is conducting an experiment on himself: he's going a year without the Internet. Miller's posts on the topic are routinely fascinating. His most recent is particularly good. It's about how Miller answers one of the most common questions about his year offline: "How do you...
How Unplugging From The Internet Helped This Guy Quit Porn And Meet Real Girls

ThinkGeek’s 8-Bitty Gamepad Promises Fun Times And Blistered Thumbs

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The folks at ThinkGeek, bless their souls, have a knack for taking off-the-wall ideas and turning them into real products. After their tablet-friendly arcade cabinet made the leap from joke to reality last year, ThinkGeek has turned their attention to whipping up a retro gaming accessory for the on-the-go crowd,...
ThinkGeek’s 8-Bitty Gamepad Promises Fun Times And Blistered Thumbs

Google TV adds “Trending” section with suggestions based on Google search trends

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For those of us who haven’t made the leap to Google TV yet, the company is tweaking the experience to lure us into giving it another look. The Google TV team announced some features today for its TV & Movies app that will make watching TV and movies on Google...
Google TV adds “Trending” section with suggestions based on Google search trends

Dolby Digital Plus coming soon to tablets, we go ears-on (video)

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Whenever we review tablets, the section on audio quality is usually short, and it usually goes something like this: "The quality is tinny and the volume is low, especially since the speakers are located on the back side." (Translation: What did you expect, people?") That's a shame, given how...
Dolby Digital Plus coming soon to tablets, we go ears-on (video)

Hammer wielding vigilante sets up date with iPhone thief

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We have seen Apple’s Find My iPhone app come in handy in more than a few situations allowing police to locate and retrieve stolen iOS devices. The app has proven to be a invaluable tool for combating iPhone thefts, but over the weekend a New York City man named Nadav...
Hammer wielding vigilante sets up date with iPhone thief

When and where to catch our Engadget Expand liveblogs today

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Can't make it out to Engadget Expand at San Francisco's Fort Mason today? 'Tis a shame, but we're happy to help ease the pain a bit. You'll be able to watch livestreams of all of today's sessions on this very website, and we'll be liveblogging a few, too, just...
When and where to catch our Engadget Expand liveblogs today

Bravo 'Start-Ups' Star: Some Of The Cast Members 'May Be Insane'

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Bravo's "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley" has received its fair share of reviews since premiering two weeks ago.  People have criticized the reality-TV show for not depicting an accurate, authentic view of life in Silicon Valley. "The problem with Start-Ups is that there's absolutely nothing that's reflective of the place and culture that...
Bravo 'Start-Ups' Star: Some Of The Cast Members 'May Be Insane'

Chamber Of Commerce Lies Again: Attributes Millions Of Jobs To IP Laws Based On Flimsy Correlation

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Remember how we were just talking about Senator Chris Coons, and the fact that maybe (just maybe) he was realizing that pushing for ridiculously over-aggressive "anti-piracy" laws without understanding the details was a bad idea? Yeah, apparently that lesson didn't sink in very well. On Wednesday, Coons appeared at an...
Chamber Of Commerce Lies Again: Attributes Millions Of Jobs To IP Laws Based On Flimsy Correlation

Hentai malware publishes web history of marks online

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Tentacle-smut shakedown A Trojan circulating in Japan seeks to extort money from shame-faced fans of hentai-themed games.…...
Hentai malware publishes web history of marks online

Android users gloating over Apple Maps fiasco

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As iOS 6 users hide their faces in shame today due to the mapping disaster, those using Google's mobile OS are walking with a strut in their step. [Read more]...
Android users gloating over Apple Maps fiasco

A victim of the Nigerian phishing scam tells her tale

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Feelings of shame and despair at being conned out of $300,000 by a convincing Nigerian-based email scam led Queensland interior decorator Jill Ambrose to attempt suicide twice. She survived and is now on a crusade to tell her story so that others are not taken in by the scammers....
A victim of the Nigerian phishing scam tells her tale

LG unveils a vanilla white Nexus 4 -- exec says it won't build the Nexus 5

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale If you weren’t a fan of the Nexus 4′s original black color, LG has just debuted a new model that looks a bit more stylish. The company announced a white Nexus 4 today, which will begin shipping in...
LG unveils a vanilla white Nexus 4 -- exec says it won't build the Nexus 5

Becoming A Boss

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I was watching this Charlie Rose interview with Lena Dunham and I was struck by this line: it’s really intense to be thrust into a managerial position before my time I have seen this a lot in my business and its always your talent for making things that puts you...
Becoming A Boss
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