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Twitter.com just stopped displaying app names in tweets; here's why
Slashdot gets all businesslike with new site launch

TV white spaces forum paves the way for wireless broadband across Africa

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I've traveled to remote islands in the South Pacific where wireless internet is proving to be the go-to technology for broadband, and increasingly, it's looking as if tether-less connections will be what brings millions upon millions of Africans online. Google's own Eric Schmidt has confessed as recently as March...
TV white spaces forum paves the way for wireless broadband across Africa
I see your 4K and raise you 6K: how RED is winning the high-res video race

Zotac ZBOX Nano XS AD11 Plus mini PC launches with E-450 APU, gets reviewed

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Zotac and its XBOXes -- just when you think your next dorm room PC couldn't get any smaller... it does. The latest in the stable is the long-winded Nano XS AD11 Plus, a hysterically titled small form factor PC equipped with a dual-core 1.6GHz AMD E-450 APU, Radeon HD...
Zotac ZBOX Nano XS AD11 Plus mini PC launches with E-450 APU, gets reviewed
Samsung Galaxy S4 doubles as a smart TV remote, with built-in IR blaster and 'WatchOn' software

Twitter Revenue Chief Talks AmEx Partnership, Brand Creativity, And "Buying From Tweets"

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"This is just the beginning," says Twitter's Adam Bain. "You're going to see a ton of creative examples of people building on this platform--this is not just about giving people a deal or discount." Top national brands have signed up for AmEx's new program with Twitter, the partnership unveiled Tuesday...
Twitter Revenue Chief Talks AmEx Partnership, Brand Creativity, And "Buying From Tweets"

ET deals: Core i5-powered Dell Inspiron 15 for $480, down from $650

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This Dell Inspiron 15 seems like your typically budget laptop at first: 15.6-inch screen, simple black ABS plastic design, and a smattering of ports. Your first clue that this thing is an outright steal at $479 is in its processor, the Core i5-3337U. Based on the Ivy Bridge platform, this...
ET deals: Core i5-powered Dell Inspiron 15 for $480, down from $650

And now, the VentureBeat staff will do a blind taste test of Pepsi’s newest soft drink

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This week, we cover a smattering of tech news in our weekly video round-up — but first, we conduct a blind taste test of Pepsi’s newest soda pop-style beverage. Irrelevant? Perhaps. But we were so excited that Pepsi picked us to taste the new hotness that we’re overlooking the...
And now, the VentureBeat staff will do a blind taste test of Pepsi’s newest soft drink

iCade 8-Bitty hands-on: Cool controller, not enough games

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This nifty Nintendo-style gamepad adds analog controls to your smartphone or tablet. But only a smattering of games are compatible. [Read more]...
iCade 8-Bitty hands-on: Cool controller, not enough games

LinkedIn redesigns its 'Who's Viewed Your Profile' page, expands analytics for Premium members

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LinkedIn is rolling out a new, simplified look for the section of its social network which gives users a comprehensive list of the people who have recently viewed their profile. The layout for users with a ‘free’ account is largely the same, showing a mixture of known colleagues and contacts...
LinkedIn redesigns its 'Who's Viewed Your Profile' page, expands analytics for Premium members
BYOT Episode 1: Gaming's good, bad, and downright crappy of 2012 (so far)

Midsummer Night's Dreaming: the RSC takes a smattering of Google fairy dust

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An internet production of Shakespeare's classic comedy is not so much the RSC dumbing down as Google flaunting its cultural credentials - and that can only be a good thingIn last week's blog, about The Great Gatsby, several of you expressed anxiety about the liberties Baz Luhrmann's film might be...
Midsummer Night's Dreaming: the RSC takes a smattering of Google fairy dust

Apple's Oct. 23rd event roundup: iPad mini, 4th gen iPad, new iMac, 13-inch MBP with Retina Display and more

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Apple teased that it had "a little more to show" us prior to today's San Francisco event, but it's clear now that the phrasing was humble at best. Not only has the much-anticipated, rumored and leaked 7.9-inch iPad mini been officially revealed, but so has a smattering of new...
Apple's Oct. 23rd event roundup: iPad mini, 4th gen iPad, new iMac, 13-inch MBP with Retina Display and more

Don't miss Billboard's FutureSound conference

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This Sponsored post is by Anthony Bruno from the Billboard FutureSound Conference. Innovation is a hot-button topic in the digital music business today. There’s no doubt that innovation is important to the music industry’s turnaround, and to the growth of the nascent startups emerging in this space. But innovation...
Don't miss Billboard's FutureSound conference
WWDC 2012 schedule posted, keynote confirmed, app released
Pulse adds local content, partners with Patch, Zagat, Groupon, and more
Unlike Instagram, Flickr latches on to Twitter

Larry Page on Tour: Our Big Bets Do Work Out

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Google CEO Larry Page is on a public speaking rampage this week, with at least three different appearances after having previously given a total of one press interview and a smattering of quarterly earnings calls in his first year of CEO. Talking to Google partners at the Zeitgeist event in...
Larry Page on Tour: Our Big Bets Do Work Out
How to find the best meme videos before all your friends

Samsung, NTT DoCoMo, et al. cancel plans for LTE chip joint venture

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Looks like the decision to not make a decision has... well, created a decision. Back in December of 2011, NTT DoCoMo, Panasonic, Samsung and a smattering of other Japanese firms put their heads together in order to launch a joint venture to manufacture and sell ICs for mobile devices. Communication...
Samsung, NTT DoCoMo, et al. cancel plans for LTE chip joint venture

New Mahdi Strain of Spyware Targets Iran & Israel

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The discovery of the Flame virus earlier this year brought cyberespionage to the international stage. Flame is highly sophisticated spyware, software designed to snoop on infected machines, of unprecedented complexity and scale. But spyware does not need to be created by government-backed hackers to be highly effective. Sometimes simple viruses work...
New Mahdi Strain of Spyware Targets Iran & Israel

Canon outs redesigned arsenal of printers and scanners for its PIXMA and CanoScan lines

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Thinking about pulling the trigger on a new printer or scanner in the near future? You may want to sit tight for a bit. Canon has outed its newest grouping of the aforementioned peripherals with retooled frames and a smattering of other improvements. For those looking for an all-in-one...
Canon outs redesigned arsenal of printers and scanners for its PIXMA and CanoScan lines

Slickdeals' best in tech for November 28th: 17-inch Lenovo IdeaPad and 73-inch DLP HDTV

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Looking to save some coin on your tech purchases? Of course you are! In this round-up, we'll run down a list of the freshest frugal buys, hand-picked with the help of the folks at Slickdeals. You'll want to act fast, though, as many of these offerings won't stick around...
Slickdeals' best in tech for November 28th: 17-inch Lenovo IdeaPad and 73-inch DLP HDTV

FORMER GROUPON-LIVING SOCIAL CUSTOMER: Today Is The Happiest Day Of My Life--The Coupons Finally Expired!

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A few months ago, we ran a horror story from a customer of the daily deal companies (specifically, Living Social). The customer, who runs a restaurant, had developed his theory about these companies the hard way--by trying them. What he concluded was that the daily-deal companies did not attract people...
FORMER GROUPON-LIVING SOCIAL CUSTOMER: Today Is The Happiest Day Of My Life--The Coupons Finally Expired!

Anybeat Founder Dmitry Shapiro Officially Moves to Google

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Anybeat CEO Dmitry Shapiro has started at Google, the company told AllThingsD. Shapiro is now a officially group product manager on the Google+ team, confirming recent speculation. As for the alternative social network Shapiro founded, it’s now completely shut down and redirects to a splash page for a yet-to-launch start-up...
Anybeat Founder Dmitry Shapiro Officially Moves to Google
High sodium content may keep stars perpetually young

$1.5 billion: The cost of cutting London-Toyko latency by 60ms

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Starting this summer, a convoy of ice breakers and specially-adapted polar ice-rated cable laying ships will begin to lay the first ever trans-Arctic Ocean submarine fiber optic cables. Two of these cables, called Artic Fibre and Arctic Link, will cross the Northwest Passage which runs through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago....
$1.5 billion: The cost of cutting London-Toyko latency by 60ms

Chrome for iOS gets Google Cloud Print, Air Print and fullscreen capability

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It's been a little less than a year since Google first gave iPhone owners access to its favored browser, and since then, Big G has been adding more and more features to Chrome for iOS -- Blink, and you might miss an update. Well, the eagle-eyed folks at The...
Chrome for iOS gets Google Cloud Print, Air Print and fullscreen capability

Sony VG900 leaks, packs full-frame sensor into a NEX camcorder

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Sony must have a fixation on stuffing full-frame sensors into small spaces this year. A fresh photo and details slipping out to Sony Alpha Rumors show what's billed as the VG900, the first NEX-branded camcorder with a sensor larger than the APS-C spec -- the first NEX camera of...
Sony VG900 leaks, packs full-frame sensor into a NEX camcorder
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