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10gen expands MongoDB with storage service

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Open source database provider 10gen is expanding into storage services, offering a hosted backup service for its flagship MongoDB data store.Using 10gen's backup service would save users from the work of setting up their own backup copies, which can be a challenge to implement, according to a 10gen statement...
10gen expands MongoDB with storage service

Daily Beast's Andrew Sullivan to relaunch Daily Dish behind paywall

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The political blogger is leaving the Daily Beast - and advertising - behind, encouraging readers to fund his revamped siteVeteran political blogger Andrew Sullivan is to leave the Daily Beast, he has announced, to relaunch his popular blog the Daily Dish as an independent, subscription-based site.Adding weight to the move...
Daily Beast's Andrew Sullivan to relaunch Daily Dish behind paywall

Why James Cameron, The 'Underwater Steve Jobs,' Wants To Plunge 7 Miles To The Ocean Floor

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James Cameron, the director famous for special-effects epics such as "Avatar" and "Titanic," is preparing to plunge seven miles down to the deepest part of the ocean's floor in a 24-foot "vertical torpedo." The stunt, eight years in the making, mirrors his 1989 movie The Abyss, which also takes...
Why James Cameron, The 'Underwater Steve Jobs,' Wants To Plunge 7 Miles To The Ocean Floor

10gen introduces a backup option for MongoDB

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There’s no question that MongoDB is popular among developers. 10gen, the company behind the NoSQL database, has been building out its executive team. Now 10gen is adding a support mechanism that could give users some assurance that they won’t lose their data in the event of a disaster. The MongoDB...
10gen introduces a backup option for MongoDB

YouTube Users Upload 24 Hours of Video Every Minute

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YouTube’s users are uploading 24 hours of video every minute, the site’s director of product management Hunter Walk just announced. From Walks’s blog post: “A day’s worth of content uploaded to YouTube every minute is a big achievement for our community and speaks to the role video plays in connecting...
YouTube Users Upload 24 Hours of Video Every Minute
Dating site Zoosk resets some user accounts following password dump
HP's Chromebook is the biggest yet -- still sort of useless

New Soyuz route cuts travel time to ISS from two days to six hours

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Normally, a trip from Earth to the ISS takes about two days. Thursday, a Soyuz capsule docked with the orbiting laboratory after less than six hours of flight time, setting a record. Accelerating the trip wasn't an issue of newer technology or more powerful engines, necessarily, but of better...
New Soyuz route cuts travel time to ISS from two days to six hours

130,000 Doctors Spend Six And A Half Hours A Day In This App

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Practice Fusion CEO Ryan Howard says that the 130,000-plus doctors who use the company's electronic health records system are spending an average of more than six hours per day in it. The trick to that engagement: Practice Fusion is free, and handles everything that a doctor needs during the...
130,000 Doctors Spend Six And A Half Hours A Day In This App
Meet Some Hackers And Their Promising Projects At The Disrupt NY Hackathon
Underwear On Your Floor? YC's Exec Has A House Cleaning Service For That
Patent trial judge begs Apple to put down the pipe, wrap up its case
California organ donor registry sees 800 percent spike in registrations, attributes it to new Facebook feature

Flickr Suffers Outage Four Days After Major Revamp

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It appears Yahoo-owned Flickr has suffered the first significant outage after its major revamp. People online are reporting the site going down, with some tweets marked as early as 5:30PM PDT, says TNW. That was about six hours ago, at time of writing. Flickr also tweeted its acknowledgement of the site going...
Flickr Suffers Outage Four Days After Major Revamp

Store Loses $1.6 Million in Pricing Mixup

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Store Loses $1.6 Million in Pricing Mixup is a post from Chris PirilloOn Friday night, a pricing mixup caused 6pm.com to lose nearly two million bucks. Around midnight, there was a mistake made in the pricing engine that capped everything on the site at $49.95. This only affected merchandise which...
Store Loses $1.6 Million in Pricing Mixup

Hey, Online Services: Why Can't You Keep Up With Demand?

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Theoretically, online services shouldn't ever get so mobbed by customers that they can't deliver a game or service, because it should be ridiculously easy to bring on additional capacity to meet demand. And yet here in the real world, exactly these sorts of failures seem to crop up with dismaying...
Hey, Online Services: Why Can't You Keep Up With Demand?

Quick success for Planescape reboot

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In just six hours a plan to make a sequel to classic video game Planescape: Torment has hit its funding goals on Kickstarter....
Quick success for Planescape reboot

Apple Testing Expanded iPhone Repair Options Through Authorized Service Providers in Canada

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Apple has launched an iPhone repair pilot program for Apple Certified Service Providers in Canada that will allow certain certified centers to offer iPhone repairs after store technicians have completed Apple-required iOS Certification. According to a tipster, the third party service sites will be able to offer repairs for the...
Apple Testing Expanded iPhone Repair Options Through Authorized Service Providers in Canada
From Idea To Development, A Few Hours In At The TechCrunch Disrupt NY Hackathon
Remember the artificial leaf? Startup turns to making a flow battery instead

FreedomPop expanding free LTE service to tablets

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Forbes is reporting that FreedomPop, the gratis wireless broadband startup, is planning to release a 4G device designed specifically for tablets. The company's "LTE Clip" will attach to an iPad or Android tablet and transform WiFi-only devices into 4G-capable hotspots (so long as you're in an area with Sprint...
FreedomPop expanding free LTE service to tablets

Acer's Aspire S7 Ultrabooks coming October 26th, starting at $1,200 for the 11-inch version

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Back at Computex, Acer announced the Aspire S7 series -- the company's third line of Ultrabooks, and the first of the bunch to sport touchscreens. At the time, we were told they'd go on sale once Windows 8 started shipping and sure enough, Acer just sent out a press...
Acer's Aspire S7 Ultrabooks coming October 26th, starting at $1,200 for the 11-inch version

Deadspin Shows Again That New News Media Can Do Investigative Journalism

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If you sit down quietly, wherever you are, close your eyes, quiet your heart, and listen closely enough, you'll be able to hear someone somewhere talking about how journalism is dead and the internet killed it. Even some of traditional news media's players draw an odd distinction between paper and...
Deadspin Shows Again That New News Media Can Do Investigative Journalism

Foursquare location game generating real world rewards as it approaches 1M users

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As Foursquare approaches a million users a year after the launch of its location-based game, the company is making formal alliances with brands and stores that want to exploit Foursquare’s popularity. And that is turning into real money for an app that many people believed was pointless when it started....
Foursquare location game generating real world rewards as it approaches 1M users

World’s Longest Invoice, Launched Six Hours Ago, Already Has 114 Entries for Web Development

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A few months ago we brought you the story of Carlos "Storm" Martinez, just one of many non-paying clients commissioning work on the web and not paying for it. The woes of the freelancer are long. But worse than picky clients, schizophrenic clients, and clients with anger issues, are clients...
World’s Longest Invoice, Launched Six Hours Ago, Already Has 114 Entries for Web Development

Research reveals popularity of live blogging

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Live blogging is hugely popular. A new survey has discovered that live blogs are getting 300% more views and 233% more visitors than conventional online articles on the same subject.They also outperform online picture galleries, getting 219% more visitors, according to the research by City University London [Full disclosure: I...
Research reveals popularity of live blogging

Are video games the new concept albums?

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Does the brilliant soundtrack for Max Payne 3 hint at a future in which bands use game scores as a new creative medium?While Max Payne 3 has its detractors, there's one thing most gamers agree on about Rockstar's latest slab of edgy interactive mayhem: the music is awesome. Over several...
Are video games the new concept albums?

Whoa! The Best Video You'll Find of Venus Traversing the Sun

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Over six hours on June 5-6, 2012, the Solar Dynamics Observatory captured a rare event -- the transit of Venus -- in crisp detail. NASA's Goddard multimedia site describes the process: This event lasted approximately 6 hours and happens in pairs eight years apart, which are separated from each...
Whoa! The Best Video You'll Find of Venus Traversing the Sun

Obama plan would delay suspects’ probable cause hearings to allow uninterrupted interrogations

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In a move that's being heavily criticized by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Obama administration is planning a rule to delay terror suspects' probable cause hearings to allow interrogators time for questioning before the individual is informed of their rights or shown to a judge.Standing law requires suspects...
Obama plan would delay suspects’ probable cause hearings to allow uninterrupted interrogations

Thinner, touchier, more efficient: Intel tightens its Ultrabook definition

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Intel's new fourth-generation Core family processors--code-named Haswell and officially launched Saturday--are more than just power-efficient speed demons. They also give the world's biggest name in microprocessors an opportunity to update its Ultrabook specs: Expect even thinner designs, direct Windows 8 gesture support, and longer battery life as Haswell laptops...
Thinner, touchier, more efficient: Intel tightens its Ultrabook definition
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