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San Francisco Needs To Stop Apologizing For Being The Best City On The Planet (GOOG, FB)

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Yes, San Francisco is getting expensive, and more so all the time. But really--we're going to blame Google's buses for the city's housing crisis? That's what writer Rebecca Solnit argues in an utterly ridiculous screed in the London Review of Books that pretends to be about the crisis of capitalism...
San Francisco Needs To Stop Apologizing For Being The Best City On The Planet (GOOG, FB)

The cybersecurity circus comes full circle: Lieberman calls for mandatory standards in executive order

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Words cannot contain my mirth. Today in a letter, Senator Lieberman called on the President to include mandatory cybersecurity standards in his potential executive order on the issue. Before we dig too far into exactly what this means, why it is funny, and how in fact we have come full...
The cybersecurity circus comes full circle: Lieberman calls for mandatory standards in executive order

Top 5 American cities for startups

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This post is sponsored by Chase – a strong supporter of the Global Cities Initiative, a program that helps foster local economic development. . Learn more here. While the San Francisco Bay Area — including Silicon Valley — has become an unofficial mecca for all things tech, S.F. isn’t...
Top 5 American cities for startups

Australian Ride-Sharing Marketplace Jayride.com Grabs $400K In Angel Funding

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Australian-based travel marketplace Jayride.com has lined up $400,000 AUD in seed funding for its ride-sharing service, which also aggregates transportation data. The angel funding was led by Andrey Shirben, one of the first investors in Kenshoo, a digital marketing software company. In addition to helping in the financing, Shirben will also bring his digital...
Australian Ride-Sharing Marketplace Jayride.com Grabs $400K In Angel Funding
Tech Giants And Public Schools Embrace Vo-Tech

Microsoft Shuttles AOL Patents to Facebook

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Microsoft and Facebook scratch each other's backs with patent deal. Image: jaymeydad/Flickr Microsoft and Facebook have announced an agreement that will see Mark Zuckerberg’s social networking behemoth purchase a portion of the patent portfolio Microsoft recently acquired from AOL. On Apr. 9, AOL announced that it would sell over 800...
Microsoft Shuttles AOL Patents to Facebook

Brooklyn Commuters Endure Insanely Long Lines to Catch Shuttle Buses Into Manhattan

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Though the MTA has begun limited subway service in parts of Manhattan and Queens, commuters hoping to get from Brooklyn to Midtown are stuck riding shuttles running from downtown Brooklyn to 53rd and Lex. If you were hoping to saunter over to the Barclay’s Center and leisurely hop onto one...
Brooklyn Commuters Endure Insanely Long Lines to Catch Shuttle Buses Into Manhattan

AMD rolls out two new Bulldozer chips, cuts price of the FX-8120 to celebrate

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Like Hugh Hefner (probably), AMD took a good hard look at its lineup this week and decided it was high time to add a pair of models. Two new Bulldozer-powered FX CPUs will join the pantheon of world-record beating chips in the company's constant fight against the forces of...
AMD rolls out two new Bulldozer chips, cuts price of the FX-8120 to celebrate

Watch People in San Francisco Aimlessly Beat a Google Bus Piñata

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Poor Google bus. (Photo: YouTube) Googlers might follow the company’s mantra of “Do No Evil,” but that good will doesn’t always extend to its neighbors. Nearly 40 people attended an “anti-gentrification block party” in–where else!–San Francisco on Sunday to protest the plush shuttles from various tech companies, like Goog, that stop by the...
Watch People in San Francisco Aimlessly Beat a Google Bus Piñata

TaskRabbit Talks the Future of Work at SXSW

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Some people ride shuttles or pedicabs around Austin's South By Southwest conference. Leah Busque is riding a furry van....
TaskRabbit Talks the Future of Work at SXSW
Shuttle buses taking over Silicon Valley, awesome visualization shows

How Apple Avoids Paying Billions in Taxes

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Thanks to a complex network of offshore accounts and cleverly named subsidiaries, Apple, the world's most valuable company, paid just $713 million on its $36.8 billion in foreign earnings last quarter. That amounts to a rate of just 1.9 percent, a figure that makes Mitt Romney's 14.1 percent effective tax...
How Apple Avoids Paying Billions in Taxes
Explore NASA's Kennedy Space Center through Google Street View

Lithium-air battery advance could be jaw-dropping improvement over li-ion

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Lithium-air batteries have the potential to be the next big leap in battery tech because they get rid of a lot of the weight and complexity involved with standard batteries. That's because, instead of having all the battery components stored inside the battery itself, lithium-air batteries use oxygen in the...
Lithium-air battery advance could be jaw-dropping improvement over li-ion

Sandia Labs develops self monitoring smart outlet, still needs you to plug it in

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The folk at Sandia Labs work on all sorts of interesting projects, and the latest thing to fan our utopian dreams is this experimental smart power outlet. Unlike most monitoring set-ups, it can measure and control electric load without being connected to a central management system. The outlet comprises...
Sandia Labs develops self monitoring smart outlet, still needs you to plug it in
Elon Musk's SpaceX Is Testing Technology To Make Rockets Reusable
Data Centers: Researchers Visit the 19th Century, Bring Back Wireless Data Center

Space Shuttle Enterprise ready to go on display, space travel gets its fitting tribute

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The Enterprise has been on what we'd call a very leisurely trip around the East coast, but it's finally time for the original Space Shuttle to settle down. As of Thursday, the only way to glimpse the prototype spacecraft will be under an inflatable roof at the Intrepid Sea,...
Space Shuttle Enterprise ready to go on display, space travel gets its fitting tribute

Uber tackles Taxis in Chicago with Uber Garage experiment

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Uber has been making quite a name for itself with its fleet of private Town Cars you can order straight from your smartphone. But, high-end luxury shuttles only account for a tiny fraction of the car service market. A much larger piece of the pie is owned by the...
Uber tackles Taxis in Chicago with Uber Garage experiment

Intel working on low-power Thunderbolt for tablets, smartphones

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A low-power Thunderbolt interconnect for smartphones and tablets is in the works, but the wired technology may not thrive if consumers prefer products using the wireless WiGig specification for data transfers. There is a need for faster throughput so smartphones and tablets can connect to high-definition TVs and storage...
Intel working on low-power Thunderbolt for tablets, smartphones

The Best and Weirdest Requests and Errands at SXSW From Zaarly, TaskRabbit and others

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This year’s SXSW Interactive threw attendees through a gauntlet of wind and rain, its endless lines, plus Austin’s cab dispatching system being down for days. It wasn’t all bad, though: there were free tacos and beers galore, and the sun finally did come out. But inconveniences are exactly what just-in-time...
The Best and Weirdest Requests and Errands at SXSW From Zaarly, TaskRabbit and others

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FlightCar Is the Latest Sharing Economy Startup to Face Legal Trouble

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FlightCar, a service that helps people rent out their own cars while they’re out of town, was sued this past Friday for flouting San Francisco Airport permit and fee requirements. On behalf of the State of California, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed the lawsuit for unlawful and unfair...
FlightCar Is the Latest Sharing Economy Startup to Face Legal Trouble
Apple creating private eatery so you can’t “OH” its employees on Twitter

ReadWriteWeb Co-Hosting SXSW Party With PBS, NPR & Others

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SXSW Interactive is just around the corner, so it's time to make your party plans for Austin, Texas! ReadWriteWeb's SXSW party - in partnership with PBS, NPR, and others - is happening on Sunday, March 14, from 9pm at KLRU's legendary Austin City Limits Studio. There will be shuttles to...
ReadWriteWeb Co-Hosting SXSW Party With PBS, NPR & Others
Networks: Google Foretells Big Switch to Networks of the Future
NASA Space Shuttle Enterprise: the NYC fly-by in pictures
Commercial spaceships from Blue Origin and Sierra Nevada tested in wind tunnels

Europe's space agency kicks off asteroid collision mission

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Scientists begin investigations on whether it's possible to send small shuttles into space with the goal of smashing into and diverting oncoming asteroids. [Read more]...
Europe's space agency kicks off asteroid collision mission
Street view goes indoors for Kennedy Space Center's 50th
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