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Acer CEO warns Microsoft about Surface tablet (translation: Acer is terrified of Surface)

Nokia ditches Windows Phone with its latest device aimed at developing markets

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale While most of our attention in the mobile world is focused on smartphones, there’s a massive opportunity  for any company that can take over so-called developing markets, i.e. places where people are still mostly using relatively simple ”feature phones”. Taking...
Nokia ditches Windows Phone with its latest device aimed at developing markets

2012 Aston Martin Vantage review: Cheap for the brand

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We all revere the Aston Martin marque as the classically English car of James Bond, and now the company takes a stab at making its models more affordable. [Read more]...
2012 Aston Martin Vantage review: Cheap for the brand

Google Rolls Out New Self-Sorting Gmail Inbox

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Now messages will be filtered into four different categories as Google tries to prevent information overload. "Sometimes it feels like our inboxes are controlling us, rather than the other way around. But it doesn't have to be that way." In a blog post today, Google introduced a new Gmail...
Google Rolls Out New Self-Sorting Gmail Inbox

Facebook's Gay Marriage Map

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If you’re a certain kind of person, with a certain kind of circle of friends, you are completely aware that a whole lot of Facebook users changed their profile picture this week. That’s the result of a very effective viral campaign, kicked off by the Human Rights Campaign, to show...
Facebook's Gay Marriage Map

Want To Know What's Up At CES But Aren't Going?

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So, you're borderline-unhealthy obsessed with CES, you want to know what everyone is posting, uploading and tweeting...but you can't make the pricey Vegas show. What to do, what to do...? You could either wile away in woe, set up multiple Google alerts to troll the Web for every article on...
Want To Know What's Up At CES But Aren't Going?

Polaroid Spectrum tablet family hands-on

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Polaroid hasn't got much more than Lady Gaga going for it at the moment and even that partnership is questionably fruitful at best. So, when we stopped by the company's booth here at MWC to check out its Spectrum line of Android tablets, our bar was already set quite...
Polaroid Spectrum tablet family hands-on

30 SEO Problems & the Tools to Solve Them (Part 2 of 2)

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Posted by randfishLast November, I authored a popular post on SEOmoz detailing 15 SEO Problems and the Tools to Solve Them. It focused on a number of free tools and SEOmoz PRO tools. Today, I'm finishing up that project with a stab at another set of thorny issues that continually confound SEOs...
30 SEO Problems & the Tools to Solve Them (Part 2 of 2)

As Europe Bats Around ACTA, UK Proposes Rules For ISPs Policing Copyright Breaches

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With Europe preparing for a big vote next week on ACTA, the sweeping online copyright and counterfeit trade treaty, today the UK regulator Ofcom set out a proposal for how large ISPs in this country (ie more than 400,000) should tell their users when they’ve been found to be infringing...
As Europe Bats Around ACTA, UK Proposes Rules For ISPs Policing Copyright Breaches
The Vergecast 044 - August 23rd, 2012

Is Your Memory Good Enough To Remember That You Read This?

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You know your device's memory will one day fail or not be enough, but how well do you know the faults of your onboard wetware?The best memory system may not be the one inside your head. Scientists are learning more every day about the fragile nature of memories, including the...
Is Your Memory Good Enough To Remember That You Read This?

Why Did Andy Rubin Get Demoted? Here's The Most Surprising Gossip We've Heard

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A couple of weeks ago, Google announced that Andy Rubin, the inventor of Google's Android smartphone operating system, was stepping down. In a blog post, Google CEO Larry Page said that an executive named Sundar Pichai would take Rubin's place. It was a shock.  Rubin created Android as a startup,...
Why Did Andy Rubin Get Demoted? Here's The Most Surprising Gossip We've Heard
Autonomy explains just how large ‘big data’ is (infographic)

Not Our Type: PC Version of Prototype 2 Receives Three Month Delay

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Prototype's main character has a whole slew of off-the-wall abilities in his superpowered arsenal, and now it's time to add another to the list: super-snubbing PC gamers. While console players get to tentacle-stab hearts to their heart's content starting April 24, we're now stuck on the sidelines until July 24 for no...
Not Our Type: PC Version of Prototype 2 Receives Three Month Delay
Verizon announces “Share Everything” plans — the future of mobile data (sort of)

Google Introduces A New Ad Product It Hopes Is As Lucrative As Search (GOOG)

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Officially launching yesterday, AdWords for Video is Google's latest stab in the advertising world, reports TechCrunch. The aim is to make something as big and scary as a video advertising campaign as simple and straightforward as a Google AdWords campaign. AdWords for Video will integrate directly with the AdWords Dashboard,...
Google Introduces A New Ad Product It Hopes Is As Lucrative As Search (GOOG)

Bringing comparison shopping to the cloud

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Trying to compare and contrast the cost of computing resources between clouds takes a lot of fortitude. And, just when you think you’ve got the best possible price for a small compute instance or a couple gigs of storage, Amazon, or Google, or Microsoft or someone else cuts its prices....
Bringing comparison shopping to the cloud

Watch This Drone Follow Around Chris Anderson Like a 'Pet Robot Bird'

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Drones may not be delivering tacos through your window or following around your kids just yet. But this is one of the building blocks of that future, for good or for ill. On a recent day, not so far from where I'm typing, Chris Anderson, former editor-in-chief of Wired,...
Watch This Drone Follow Around Chris Anderson Like a 'Pet Robot Bird'

Good News For Microsoft: The Surface Is Already Showing Shipping Delays (MSFT)

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Here's a potentially good sign for sales of Microsoft's Surface tablet. On its website, Microsoft shows a 3-week shipping delay for people interested in buying the $499 32 GB Surface without the Touch Cover, which has the fancy keyboard. This suggests it saw a good number of pre-orders yesterday, and...
Good News For Microsoft: The Surface Is Already Showing Shipping Delays (MSFT)
Microsoft's new Apple-inspired strategy means more devices, better integration

5 DIY Valentine's Day gifts for the geek at heart

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While the rest of America is purchasing bouquets of roses and See's candies, take a stab at these easy, 1-hour (or less) projects that any technology-loving guy or gal would appreciate....
5 DIY Valentine's Day gifts for the geek at heart

Mozilla: Welcome Google and Obama, We Invented ‘Do Not Track’ A Year Ago

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Mozilla took a moment this morning to remind everyone that it invented Do Not Track in February 2011, was the first to implement it with Firefox, and 18% of mobile and 7% of desktop Firefox users currently  have it activated. Now the President and competitor Google Chrome are joining the bandwagon, but Firefox offered...
Mozilla: Welcome Google and Obama, We Invented ‘Do Not Track’ A Year Ago

Glossi's Social Megafeed Takes on RebelMouse,Vizify

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Since it sold to AOL in 2010, simple homepage maker About.me hasn’t made much noise. It’s left a void for other startups to jump in, and that’s exactly what they’ve done. As Sarah noted last month, companies promising to make sense of all our social feeds are a dime a...
Glossi's Social Megafeed Takes on RebelMouse,Vizify

You Simply Must See This Beautiful Concept Design Of The Next iPhone (AAPL)

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Now that some of the iPad hype has faded, the attention quickly turns to the next iPhone. 9to5Mac uncovered the work of Italian designer Antonio De Rosa, who has taken a stab at imagining what the new device might look like. His designs, while purely speculative, are totally stunning.De...
You Simply Must See This Beautiful Concept Design Of The Next iPhone (AAPL)

Meet Back-Stabbing Banker Mike, The New 'Survivor' Villain

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Incredible as it seems, Season 24 of "Survivor" will be hitting television screens on February 15th. On "Survivor: One World Preview" (Sun., 9 p.m. EST on TV Guide), host Jeff Probst gave a sneak peek of what's coming, and introduced the guy he said is the next "Survivor" villain.This season...
Meet Back-Stabbing Banker Mike, The New 'Survivor' Villain

Apple announces iAd to take on Google & Admob

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Steve Jobs is announcing Apple’s new mobile ad network – iAd. The network / feature of iPhone’s 4.0 OS is a direct attack on Google and it’s acquisition of AdMob.While Google and AdMob are still waiting to see if the acquisition will be approved by the FCC (and this announcement...
Apple announces iAd to take on Google & Admob
With a new app for shared photo albums, can Albumatic succeed where Color failed?

The New iPad Reviews Are In! (AAPL)

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The first new iPad reviews from Apple's group of hand-picked journalists are in. And guess what? They like it! Here's a quick roundup of what other tech publications are saying. Click each link to read the full reviews. We're still waiting for a few more to roll in, so...
The New iPad Reviews Are In! (AAPL)

11 Ways To Quit Your Job And Be More Successful

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The only way to secure your financial future is to work for yourself. At least that's what Scott Gerber, author of Never Get A Real Job. thinks. "Now, more than ever, you need to be entrepreneurial to be successful; you need to create a job to keep a job," says...
11 Ways To Quit Your Job And Be More Successful
Nintendo's Scott Moffitt dishes on the Wii U's $299 price, living room strategy, and more (interview)
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?