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Woman Texting Boyfriend Not Liable For The Car Crash He Was In While Texting Back

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A few years ago, we noted the slight trend of people suing mobile operators over car crashes with drivers who were on their phones. Those lawsuits haven't gone very far, but with the rise of "texting while driving" as a big issue these days, someone apparently tried to blame a...
Woman Texting Boyfriend Not Liable For The Car Crash He Was In While Texting Back

Daring Fireball: Another Way of Looking at It

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Daring Fireball: Another Way of Looking at It: bryan: Classic DF takedown of what appears to be some awfully misleading journalism: There are signs that Apple's grip on tablets has been weakened among consumers, who are buying more devices made by Samsung and Amazon. Now the trend is trickling into...
Daring Fireball: Another Way of Looking at It
XPS Duo 12: the wacky rotating display makes a comeback, reveals a better Dell along the way
Protest stirs up GDC with 'God hates game designers' message

Guitar Pee urinal: Be a bathroom rock god

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In one of the latest signs of the impending apocalypse, Billboard Brasil has created a playable guitar/urinal that wails while you whiz. [Read more]...
Guitar Pee urinal: Be a bathroom rock god

comScore: Retail e-commerce hit $186.2b in 2012 thanks to 15% growth, the strongest since before the recession

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With record traffic numbers and spending increases in multiple corners of the world, it’s no big surprise that retail e-commerce is still growing. In fact, 2012 was a record year, with $186.2 billion in retail e-commerce sales. The latest figures come from comScore, which says 2012 was actually a 15...
comScore: Retail e-commerce hit $186.2b in 2012 thanks to 15% growth, the strongest since before the recession

RIM Posts Smaller Loss Than Expected

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Research in Motion’s struggle to remain relevant in the smartphone market it helped birth remains an iffy proposition. But there are signs developing that the company may be actually pull it off. To wit, the company’s second-quarter earnings which were not nearly as gruesome, as expected. Posting financials after the...
RIM Posts Smaller Loss Than Expected

Switched On: The roads to home automation

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. At a dinner event several years ago, a former editor-in-chief of a major computing trade magazine told attendees that his first published article was about home automation. That article ran back in 1979 -- just two years...
Switched On: The roads to home automation

CNET makes picks for Target

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Starting now, CNET's putting our badge of approval on aisle signs in Target stores and on Target.com to make our expert, impartial opinion easy to find for more people. [Read more]...
CNET makes picks for Target

Carl Icahn signs nondisclosure, accesses Dell accounting

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New Dell investor Carl Icahn has agreed to sign the confidentiality agreement in order to allow access to the company's financial information. The investor is part of a larger group intending on torpedoing the current offer of $13.65 per share to take the company private. Dell's stock currently stands at...
Carl Icahn signs nondisclosure, accesses Dell accounting

Further Signs The 2012 iPod Nano Is The Worst Apple Product In Awhile

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Further Signs The 2012 iPod Nano Is The Worst Apple Product In Awhile

Would Microsoft really bring Office to Linux?

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There's been a rumor floating around over the past few days that Microsoft is considering making a Linux version of its Office productivity software. It's definitely no more than a rumor at this point, originating as it apparently did in the report of a single writer based on hearsay...
Would Microsoft really bring Office to Linux?

Some users find scuffs, nicks on newly-purchased iPhone 5s

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An increasing number of iPhone 5 owners are reporting scuffs and other signs of damage to their newly-purchased smartphones right out of the box, with some miffed customers taking to the web in what is being dubbed "scuffgate."...
Some users find scuffs, nicks on newly-purchased iPhone 5s

Verizon signs first deal to sell lower 700MHz spectrum following the AWS handover, acts on its promise

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Verizon used the prospect of selling lower-block 700MHz spectrum as a carrot to lure in the US government: it would share the wireless wealth only if it was cleared to buy cable company spectrum in the AWS bands. Now that the DOJ and FCC have greenlit the cable purchase,...
Verizon signs first deal to sell lower 700MHz spectrum following the AWS handover, acts on its promise
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Sprint Sticks It To AT&T And Commits To Keeping 3G FaceTime Free On The iPhone (T, S)

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It's still uncertain, but all signs are pointing to AT&T charging its customers for using FaceTime over 3G when iOS 6 comes out. Sprint has taken the opportunity to go on the record as remaining committed to providing its customers with truly unlimited data, saying that the company remains "committed...
Sprint Sticks It To AT&T And Commits To Keeping 3G FaceTime Free On The iPhone (T, S)

Applied Materials Sees Bounce After Hitting Bottom

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Applied Materials, long whipsawed by the chip industry's business cycles, reported a 71% drop in first-quarter profit but pointed to signs of a rebound....
Applied Materials Sees Bounce After Hitting Bottom

Google+ Announces 135 Million Users, Debuts Instagram Competitor

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Google's social-networking service, Google+, is showing signs of sustained growth....
Google+ Announces 135 Million Users, Debuts Instagram Competitor
Pinterest co-founder Paul Sciarra said to be leaving company

The Ugly Numbers Behind The Viggle-GetGlue Merger

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When the Viggle-GetGlue merger was first announced this morning, there was initially a bit of congratulations for those involved. After all, there are a number of folks who’d love to see a successful company tackle the social TV market — mainly networks who’d like to see apps that can get...
The Ugly Numbers Behind The Viggle-GetGlue Merger

Kate Spade to use iPads as retail signage

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Fashion retailer Kate Spade is rolling out iPads in its stores as signs beginning with Japan, then onto the U.S. [Read more]...
Kate Spade to use iPads as retail signage

Spotify signs ad deals with McDonalds, AT&T and Coca-Cola

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The spotlight has been on Spotify the past several months and it gets only hotter today. The company has scheduled a press event for later in the day but just announced new ad deals with some Fortune 500 companies. [Read more]...
Spotify signs ad deals with McDonalds, AT&T and Coca-Cola

EyeRing finger-mounted connected cam captures signs and dollar bills, identifies them with OCR (hands-on)

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Ready to swap that diamond for a finger-mounted camera with a built-in trigger and Bluetooth connectivity? If it could help identify otherwise indistinguishable objects, you might just consider it. The MIT Media Lab's EyeRing project was designed with an assistive focus in mind, helping visually disabled persons read signs...
EyeRing finger-mounted connected cam captures signs and dollar bills, identifies them with OCR (hands-on)

The Primetimeness of Apple's Passbook

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I’m not really in the habit of breaking down other writer’s posts, but in this case I’ll make an exception. Erica Ogg wrote the article linked above at GigaOm, entitled Apple’s New Passbook Isn’t Quite Ready For Primetime. In it she describes the points that she feels are still showing...
The Primetimeness of Apple's Passbook

RIM Was Behind This Bizarre Apple Store Stunt In Australia (AAPL, RIMM)

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RIM hired a protesting flash mob to swarm a Sydney Apple Store chanting "Wake up!" and waving signs that said the same, as confirmed in a statement by RIM Australia to MacTalk: "We can confirm that the Australian ‘Wake Up’ campaign, which involves a series of experiential activities taking place...
RIM Was Behind This Bizarre Apple Store Stunt In Australia (AAPL, RIMM)

The first real, high-resolution, user-configurable bionic eye

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Researchers in Germany have unveiled the Alpha IMS retinal prosthesis; a device that completely redefines the state of the art of implanted, bionic devices. The first round of clinical trials were a huge success, with eight out of nine patients reporting that they can now detect mouth shapes (smiles, frowns),...
The first real, high-resolution, user-configurable bionic eye

Optogenetics: Controlling and eradicating epilepsy with lasers

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Temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) is the most common form of seizure activity in humans. It tends to arise predictably in discrete regions on the extreme poles of either side of the brain. The ability to detect signs that a seizure is about to occur, and short-circuit any undesirable neuronal activity...
Optogenetics: Controlling and eradicating epilepsy with lasers
Kobo signs deal with independent bookstores to expand presence in US

Signs in Mountain Lion point to "retina" display MacBooks sooner than later

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A new clue found within in the latest developer release of OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) suggests that 2012 may bring us the "summer of retina display Macs." A source with access to the latest Mountain Lion preview alerted Ars that double-sized graphics have popped up in some unexpected...
Signs in Mountain Lion point to "retina" display MacBooks sooner than later

RIM Says BlackBerry 10 Has Landed at Carriers for Testing

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Research in Motion has delivered its next line of smartphones to more than 50 carriers, who are now testing the devices for certification. Typically, the "lab entry" of a new phone -- distributing it to carriers so they can test that it meets their system requirements -- is a fairly...
RIM Says BlackBerry 10 Has Landed at Carriers for Testing
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