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Researchers create synthetic iris that can defeat eye-scanning security systems

Amazon Announces Cloud Drive In Italy And Spain In Addition To UK, Germany And France

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Amazon introduces Cloud Drive in Italy and Spain following a recent launch in the UK, Germany and France. Cloud Drive is Amazon’s digital locker offering to complete its media offering. As the Kindle Fire is expected to launch in Europe in the coming days, Cloud Drive will allow users to...
Amazon Announces Cloud Drive In Italy And Spain In Addition To UK, Germany And France

Facing legal threats in Sweden, The Pirate Bay divides and multiplies

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With Anti-piracy groups closing in on The Pirate Bay's Swedish haven, the world's most infamous file sharing site did what any good pirate would do: Cut and run for more welcoming shores. As of Tuesday, The Pirate Bay no longer relies on the Swedish Pirate Party for its Web...
Facing legal threats in Sweden, The Pirate Bay divides and multiplies

Amazon is reportedly planning to launch its Kindle e-readers in Brazil and Japan

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Separate reports indicate that Amazon may soon launch its Kindle e-readers in Brazil and in Japan, PaidContent notes. This would be one more step in the Kindle’s global rollout, following its recent launch in Italy and Spain. As we reported, Amazon has also recently started to ship its Kindle Touch...
Amazon is reportedly planning to launch its Kindle e-readers in Brazil and Japan

I'm at Swiss Hotel (18 W Spain Street, Sonoma) w/ 2 others. http://4sq.com/7Uxm2m

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I'm at Swiss Hotel (18 W Spain Street, Sonoma) w/ 2 others. http://4sq.com/7Uxm2m
eBay's iPhone app gets new interface, quick sign-up with Drivers License scanning

Twision: Twitter Television Is Here! Well, In Spain Anyway.

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A year ago, there was a lot of hoopla surrounding a possible Twitter television show. So far, aside from a few networks in the U.S. testing out pulling in tweets to augment the watching of some reruns, and even a new show based on a Twitter account, we haven’t heard...
Twision: Twitter Television Is Here! Well, In Spain Anyway.

Apple Bringing Notes and Reminders to iCloud.com?

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As noted by Steven Stroughton-Smith (via 9to5Mac), Apple appears to be testing a revised iCloud.com portal at beta.icloud.com that shows two additional icons for Notes and Reminders in the background of the login screen. The standard iCloud.com portal displays only icons for Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Find My iPhone, and iWork....
Apple Bringing Notes and Reminders to iCloud.com?

Spain to recognise civil war poet Miguel Hernandez as a victim of the dictatorship of Gen Francisco Franco. (BBC) - http://j.mp/bdmV1a

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Spain to recognise civil war poet Miguel Hernandez as a victim of the dictatorship of Gen Francisco Franco. (BBC) - http://j.mp/bdmV1a

The Magician Sued By Teller For Copyright Infringement Has Tried A Disappearing Act In Response

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Nearly a year ago, we wrote about the disappointing news that Raymond Teller, better known as "Teller" from Penn & Teller (also as the silent guy in that act), was suing another magician for copyright infringement for copying one of his tricks. This was disappointing on multiple levels. As we...
The Magician Sued By Teller For Copyright Infringement Has Tried A Disappearing Act In Response

File Sharing And Torrent Websites Now Legal In Spain

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File sharing just became legal in Spain, changing the rules on what is legal, and what is fair.In a court ruling that will surely shake the Spanish and European legal scene for years to come, a Spanish judge has today declared not only that sites containing links to copyrighted information are legal,...
File Sharing And Torrent Websites Now Legal In Spain

Europe votes to cap data roaming prices, will make it cheaper to tweet from Ibiza

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European Union countries already had a data roaming cutoff law in place to prevent bill shock after your next Balearic vacation, but the price of the data in question should get much cheaper very soon. The European Parliament has just voted 578 to 10 to cap the price customers...
Europe votes to cap data roaming prices, will make it cheaper to tweet from Ibiza

Twitter Expands European Business

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Twitter is signaling its intentions to ramp up its European business by posting 17 new job openings for its new office in Dublin, Ireland. Most of the positions are sales-related, and include jobs that cover Spain and the Netherlands, two new territories for the company’s ad products. Twitter has around...
Twitter Expands European Business

Language Learning Community Busuu Secures First Round

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Last week busuu.com closed their first funding round from an undisclosed Austrian serial angel investor. The total sum is also not clear, but appears to be just below €500,000. Busuu.com is a two year old, online community based language learning startup, launched out of Spain, founded by non-Spaniards, Bernhard Niesner...
Language Learning Community Busuu Secures First Round

V.me by Visa digital wallet launches in Europe this fall

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Visa Europe on Monday revealed that its V.me by Visa digital wallet service will launch in the fall in the UK, Spain, and France. At the same time, payments processor WorldPay will be a key development partner of the platform in the UK. More partners, such as banks and retailers,...
V.me by Visa digital wallet launches in Europe this fall

Finally, A Stock Market That Is Actually Getting Cheap

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The U.S. stock market has been significantly overvalued for most of the past two decades, with the exception of a brief moment at the worst of the financial crisis three years ago. That is to say, the U.S. market's P/E on a cyclically adjusted basis--using "normalized" earnings instead of the...
Finally, A Stock Market That Is Actually Getting Cheap

CloudOn launching its iOS, Android tablet apps in 16 more countries, Office hounds rejoice

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Surprise, surprise, CloudOn has just opened a fresh can of tablet-friendly Office and is getting ready to deliver it outside of the US, UK and Canada for the first time in its relatively short history. The cloud-based service announced it's now launching its iOS and Android applications in 16...
CloudOn launching its iOS, Android tablet apps in 16 more countries, Office hounds rejoice
All Kindle Fires sold to US customers will have home screen ads
This Is Nokia's New Flagship Windows Phone: The Thin, Aluminium Lumia 925

Oops: After Seizing & Censoring Rojadirecta For 18 Months, Feds Give Up & Drop Case

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Looks like we've got something of a repeat of the Dajaz1 insanity, in which the US government seizes and censors a website for over a year before giving up and handing the domain back -- though this time it's with Rojadirecta. You may recall the Rojadirecta case, where two domains...
Oops: After Seizing & Censoring Rojadirecta For 18 Months, Feds Give Up & Drop Case

Flipboard Attracts 500,000 Magazines, 3 Million New Users in 2 Weeks

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Two weeks after launching Flipboard 2.0 with a user-generated magazine feature, the company has announced that readers made over 500,000 magazines. Other interesting stats from Flipboard released on Thursday include: 6 billion pages flipped per month and 3 million new users in the last two weeks. The “Modern Gentleman’s Playground”...
Flipboard Attracts 500,000 Magazines, 3 Million New Users in 2 Weeks

Man Defaces Rothko Painting; Defends Himself By Claiming He Improved It

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A few weeks ago, we wrote about how the octogenarian woman in Spain, who tried (and... failed...) to "restore" a 19th-century fresco, and then tried to claim copyright on her work and demanded a cut of the church's collection box, since the fresco was suddenly drawing many new visitors. Perhaps...
Man Defaces Rothko Painting; Defends Himself By Claiming He Improved It

Amazon's Appstore for Android Soon Coming to Europe

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Amazon's Appstore will open this summer in the U.K., Germany, France, Italy and Spain, and developers can now submit apps for distribution in those countries......
Amazon's Appstore for Android Soon Coming to Europe

This Chart Makes It Really Hard To Believe In Efficient Markets...

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What is the efficient market explanation for the instant 19% surge in RenRen -- the so-called Facebook of China -- on the news that Facebook will be filing IPO papers wednesday. For what it's worth, we're aware that these secondary names always move around IPO events of a dominant...
This Chart Makes It Really Hard To Believe In Efficient Markets...
Report: Apple bumps Android from top spot in U.S. smartphone market on strength of iPhone 5 sales

Amazon Cloud Drive adds new sharing features, desktop app for Mac

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Today Amazon announced some new features that its adding to its Cloud Drive service. US users are getting the ability to easily share files with friends and family, as well as a new desktop app for Mac that’s available for users in both the US and Europe. Both of these...
Amazon Cloud Drive adds new sharing features, desktop app for Mac

EU Investigates Spanish Aid for Broadcasters Going Digital

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The E.U.'s plans to free up radio spectrum for wireless broadband and other new technologies has raised sticky issues for television broadcasters in Spain....
EU Investigates Spanish Aid for Broadcasters Going Digital

Amazon Appstore launches in UK, Western Europe

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The Amazon Appstore is now available to Europeans in a localized format. The Android-based service from Amazon is up and running in the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain, with prices in local currency and a more regionalized list of apps being featured on its front page. The timing of...
Amazon Appstore launches in UK, Western Europe
Rdio’s Major Redesign Gives Listeners A Unified View, Enhanced Sharing, Private Playlists & More

RT @michaelgeist: RT @telecomix: P2P networks ruled legal by court in Spain - El PAIS http://bit.ly/bfPYqd Decision at http://bit.ly/bfdDx8

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