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California's first 3D printer retail store to sell $600 model

Renowned Science Fiction Author Ray Bradbury Dead At 91

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Popular American science fiction writer Ray Bradbury died in Southern California Tuesday night, he was 91....
Renowned Science Fiction Author Ray Bradbury Dead At 91

Google stands by decision to end tablet-based ad campaigns

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Google is overhauling its flagship AdWords service in an effort to raise mobile ad sales and to simplify advertising campaigns. Some advertisers complain that the changes mean a loss of control, in part because the new “Enhanced Campaigns” mean they can no longer create search ad campaigns aimed specifically at...
Google stands by decision to end tablet-based ad campaigns

Microsoft: 24M Kinects sold, Xbox Live hits 46M members

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Microsoft this afternoon released a wave of stats related to the Xbox 360, including Xbox Live membership growth and the first official update on Kinect sales in more than a year. The company says it has now sold 24 million Kinect sensors since the motion controller launched in the...
Microsoft: 24M Kinects sold, Xbox Live hits 46M members
Q3 VC Funding Stats Suggest Southern California Tops New York

iRobot's RP-VITA mobile telepresence robot iPad app eyes-on (video)

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It's a mouthful, we know, but the gist of the below video is this: a few months back, iRobot unveiled RP-VITA, a teleconferencing robot with a rolling base. The company's got all sorts of plans for the 'bot, but is starting things off with medical applications. It's co-branded the...
iRobot's RP-VITA mobile telepresence robot iPad app eyes-on (video)
T-Mobile's iPhone-compatible HSPA+ now covers 100 million people with new launches

Live coverage of Apple CEO Tim Cook's interview at D10

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Tonight at 6 p.m. Pacific, 9 p.m. Eastern, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook will sit down for a live interview at the D10 conference. AppleInsider is at the event in Southern California, and will provide full live coverage....
Live coverage of Apple CEO Tim Cook's interview at D10

Amazon's Big Hollywood Announcement: All About UltraViolet?

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Amazon is holding a press event in Los Angeles on Thursday, in which it’s likely to announce new versions of its Kindle tablets. You know, now that the Kindle Fire is all sold out. There have even been some leaks about what that product will look like, and the fact...
Amazon's Big Hollywood Announcement: All About UltraViolet?

Y Combinator Company Swapbox Launches And Aims To Pick Up Where Bufferbox Left Off

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You know the drill, you order something from your favorite site and you can’t wait to get the package. Like a blogger normal person, you go to work and hope that the package is there when you get home. That hope slowly turns into worry as you picture your valuable...
Y Combinator Company Swapbox Launches And Aims To Pick Up Where Bufferbox Left Off

The Windows 8 roll out rolls on: Intune customers can now snag the RTM

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As the final date, and dates, of the Windows 8 release process race towards us, the product continues to hit its early availability milestones. Today, Microsoft Intune customers can download the Windows 8 RTM build. This access is actually slightly ahead of schedule, ZDNet reports, noting that “Intune users were...
The Windows 8 roll out rolls on: Intune customers can now snag the RTM
T-Mobile's iPhone-compatible HSPA+ network now covers 100 million people
PD Promotions Abound! Michael Carney Joins to Cover LA and Nathan Pensky Becomes Managing Editor

We're live from E3 2012 in Los Angeles!

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Well friends, a barrage of gaming glory is about to descend on southern California. The 2012 edition of E3 begins today with a handful of pre-show press conferences from the industry's big three. We're on the ground at the Los Angeles Convention Center and surrounding area to bring you...
We're live from E3 2012 in Los Angeles!

Your Aviation-Porn Video of the Day: Endeavour Over SoCal

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For anyone who has not seen this, a truly beautiful extended-play video of the space shuttle Endeavour's final flyover across Southern California last month. It was shot, with impressively smooth camera control, from one of the accompanying fighter planes. To me it's fascinating to hear the chatter between the two-person...
Your Aviation-Porn Video of the Day: Endeavour Over SoCal

Apple sues Motorola over Qualcomm license, makes us dream of a world without lawyers

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There are literally no words (at least no family-friendly ones) to describe the insanity that is the ongoing legal war between Apple and, well, just about everyone else. Not to lay blame entirely at Cupertino's stoop -- Motorola, HTC and Samsung all deserve plenty of our ire as well....
Apple sues Motorola over Qualcomm license, makes us dream of a world without lawyers

Who says education can't be lucrative? The early days of Lynda.com

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This embed is invalid We certainly couldn’t spend a month focusing on online education and not include Lynda.com. The 17-year-old company grabbed the Valley’s attention when it raised a whopping $103 million series A deal lead by Accel Partners in January– a hefty series A by any standards and the...
Who says education can't be lucrative? The early days of Lynda.com

Has Apple Lost Its Cool?

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At a conference in southern California, Tim Cook, Apple's chief executive, struck back against claims that Apple has lost its innovation streak....
Has Apple Lost Its Cool?

E3 loves LA, staying through 2015

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Video game journalists worried about not being able to make their annual trek to Amoeba Records and Secret Headquarters Comics can breathe a collective sigh of relief -- through 2015, at least. The Entertainment Software Association, the organization behind E3, announced today that it will be keeping the massive...
E3 loves LA, staying through 2015
AT&T pays disgruntled iPhone user in throttling case
Facebook's forked Android OS actually called 'Facebook Home'
Unlimited Data Throttled By AT&T, Verizon? Here’s How To Take Them To Court And Hopefully Win

WATCH: Ellen Challenges Michelle Obama To Push Up Challenge. Who Won?

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Michelle Obama holds a world record for jumping jacks and boasts arms worthy of their own workout routine, but that didn't deter Ellen DeGeneres from challenging the First Lady to a push up contest on national TV."How many push ups can you do? Because I like to do a push...
WATCH: Ellen Challenges Michelle Obama To Push Up Challenge. Who Won?

Life in the Microsoft Surface line

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What those waiting at a Southern California shopping mall had to say about why they lined up early for Microsoft's new tablet. [Read more]...
Life in the Microsoft Surface line

Zillow to Open Southern California Sales Office

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Zillow, which aggregates real estate information online, said it is opening a new sales office in Irvine, Calif., later this summer, with plans to hire up to 100. The Seattle company said the employees will be focused on selling subscriptions to local agents. The office will also have 20 employees from Diverse Solutions,...
Zillow to Open Southern California Sales Office

Cisco to sell Linksys home networking business to Belkin

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Cisco Systems plans to sell its Linksys home networking business to Belkin International for an undisclosed sum under an agreement that includes cooperation between the companies on software, service-provider products and other areas. Belkin will keep the Linksys brand alive and honor warranties for customers who bought Linksys products,...
Cisco to sell Linksys home networking business to Belkin

Shark kills man in rare fatal attack in California

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SOLANA BEACH, California (Reuters) - A 66-year-old man was attacked and killed by a shark in the ocean near San Diego on Friday, the first person to die in a shark encounter off Southern California in nearly 50 years....
Shark kills man in rare fatal attack in California

This Week In AllThingsD Video: Google Now, Aereo and BYOD

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The staff of AllThingsD made a few appearances on video and radio this week: Arik Hesseldahl talked about the growing BYOD trend on Southern California Public Radio KPCC, Take Two. Peter Kafka joined Brian Leher on his popular CUNY TV show to talk about Aereo and cable TV (Peter’s segment...
This Week In AllThingsD Video: Google Now, Aereo and BYOD

Dear Ari Emanuel: We're All Meeting On The Internet, Come Join Us

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We recently posted about Hollywood super agent Ari Emanuel's ridiculous demands that Google somehow find the magic "stop piracy" button. That story is turning into something much more interesting. The next day, at the same conference, a Google exec, Susan Wojcicki, pointed out the obvious: that Emanuel doesn't know what...
Dear Ari Emanuel: We're All Meeting On The Internet, Come Join Us

Join VentureBeat and Science at our Los Angeles DEMO party Thursday

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Come party with VentureBeat and Science this week at our DEMO event in Santa Monica Thursday night. We’ll be meeting with ten local tech companies during the day in a feedback session with Peter Pham from Science, myself and others. During the evening, we’re inviting members of the Southern California tech community...
Join VentureBeat and Science at our Los Angeles DEMO party Thursday
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