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The Internet is disturbing! New online game lets you play as Joseph Stack, Austin plane attacker: http://bit.ly/bs5lRC (so wrong)

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The Internet is disturbing! New online game lets you play as Joseph Stack, Austin plane attacker: http://bit.ly/bs5lRC (so wrong)
Message Box brings systemwide Facebook Chat Heads to iOS [jailbreak]

App Spotlight: Scan business cards straight to your Salesforce account

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Of all the magical things a smartphone can do, I rank business-card OCR among the highlights. Think of it: Instead of manually transcribing each and every card into your phone or desktop address book, you simply snap a photo and presto: an app transcribes everything for you. Shape's Business...
App Spotlight: Scan business cards straight to your Salesforce account
The Bing operating system: Microsoft bets on deep search integration to beat Google
I've inherited 200K lines of spaghetti code--what now?
Is Your Enterprise Software Company Ready To Sell?

5 New Rules: Don't Get Fooled Again When Buying Enterprise Technology

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"Change it had to come We knew it all along We were liberated from the fall that's all" - The Who, "Won't Get Fooled Again" With Washington festooned over the weekend with banners and parties alongside the serious national dialogue about the issues of the day, we all understand that...
5 New Rules: Don't Get Fooled Again When Buying Enterprise Technology

Humble Bundle returns with five pay-what-you-want games for Android, Mac, Windows and Linux

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So let us get this right. You can pay what you want, and get another stack of games for your Android -- or, indeed Mac, Windows or Linux machine? And help charity? And this is actually proving very popular? Yes, Fieldrunners, Bit.Trip Beat, Uplink and SpaceChem, are the latest...
Humble Bundle returns with five pay-what-you-want games for Android, Mac, Windows and Linux

Taking the cloud to a higher altitude

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This sponsored post is produced by Matt Quinn, CTO of TIBCO. We’re well beyond any question about whether cloud computing is the future. Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) paved the way for the idea that organizations can operate some of their most important systems in an on-premise or off-premise cloud. Small, medium and...
Taking the cloud to a higher altitude

Motorola's retreat continues, sells factories in China and Brazil to Flextronics for $75 million

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Mere hours after Motorola announced that it was pulling out of South Korea, it's revealed a deal to sell its Chinese and Brazilian operations to Flextronics for $75 million. We won't blame you if you've not heard of the manufacturer, which has previously built XBox and Zune units for...
Motorola's retreat continues, sells factories in China and Brazil to Flextronics for $75 million

Mobile Ad Exchange Nexage Raises $10M Led By Singtel Innov8

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Nexage, a mobile ad exchange using real-time bidding, has raised $10 million in Series B funding. The round was led by SingTel Innov8, the venture arm of Asian telecom company SingTel. Nexage CEO Ernie Cormier says Singtel is approaching this like any other venture investment, and that “there’s no requirement...
Mobile Ad Exchange Nexage Raises $10M Led By Singtel Innov8

Android vs. iOS: Why do iPhone users spend 26 more minutes on their phones?

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If the smartphone wars get decided by time spent using the phone, Apple is winning handily. According to a new report from Experian Marketing Services, iPhone users spend an average of 1 hour and 15 minutes on their phones daily, as opposed to 49 minutes for Android users. According to...
Android vs. iOS: Why do iPhone users spend 26 more minutes on their phones?

Microsoft Is Suddenly Cool Again For Interns Looking At Tech Jobs (MSFT)

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Microsoft "feels cool again" while Google and Facebook feel "creepy" to a new crop of twenty-somethings looking for internships. At least that's what a few of Microsoft's 1,500 summer interns told Reuters. College students who are full of idealism want to use their talents to go out and change the...
Microsoft Is Suddenly Cool Again For Interns Looking At Tech Jobs (MSFT)
How does the Nokia Lumia 925 stack up against its high-end competition?

Jelly Bean: What you need to know about Android 4.1

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Google at its I/O conference unveiled the next update to Android version 4.1 also known as Jelly Bean. The update, which will first become available as an over the air download next month for the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S, brings a lot of nice improvements and some cool enhancements...
Jelly Bean: What you need to know about Android 4.1
Recursion or while loops: Which is better?
How to name a variable when the word is both a noun and a verb?

Thanks to Arduino, man knows that 37,112 impressions wear out a LEGO brick

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Like many great Internet discoveries, Phillipe Cantin's journey started at Stack Exchange. He and his fellow LEGO fans have been working together in a beta forum about the toy brick, hoping the space would attract an audience and stick around. Last fall, Cantin posted that he wanted more insight...
Thanks to Arduino, man knows that 37,112 impressions wear out a LEGO brick

A Full-Stack Web Team Will Provide Much-Needed Breadth And Depth To Your Startup

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Editor’s note: Phil Freo leads the engineering team at ElasticSales. Previously he was at Quizlet and Google. Follow him on Twitter. There is often confusion about the various roles of a web engineering team. I have had to explain, even to technical recruiters, the differences between these roles and that the lines...
A Full-Stack Web Team Will Provide Much-Needed Breadth And Depth To Your Startup

Stack Exchange Links Up With USTPO For Community Patent Project AskPatents.com For Prior Art

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The patent dramas of the last couple of years have included fights between the very biggest tech titans — Oracle v. Google; Samsung v. Apple; etc. — those picking on the little guys — remember patent troll Lodsys suing all those iOS developers? — and everything in between (here’s one...
Stack Exchange Links Up With USTPO For Community Patent Project AskPatents.com For Prior Art

Managed WordPress host Page.ly launches an API that lets anyone offer top-tier hosting

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TNW first covered Page.ly when it was but a screaming babe, now three years past. Today, the company has matured into a very strong player in the blog hosting space. According to its founder, Joshua Strebel, it all but invented the upper end, managed WordPress hosting market category. Now, companies...
Managed WordPress host Page.ly launches an API that lets anyone offer top-tier hosting
What's preferable: Exceptions or explicit error testing?

WP Engine Gunning for the WordPress Market by Targeting Developers

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When I was in Austin earlier this year, there was one company people kept pushing me to meet with: WP Engine. The company provides a one-stop shop for all WordPress hosting needs, with the goal of simplifying the lives of WordPress developers and users. Today, the company is taking a...
WP Engine Gunning for the WordPress Market by Targeting Developers

Google sums up its Java case: 'There was no copying'

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In closing statements, Google's counsel reasserts that Google employed Java APIs in a fair-use manner for Android, transforming them into a full smartphone stack. [Read more]...
Google sums up its Java case: 'There was no copying'

Web Servers In A Can: Now In Stock At Mac App Store

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Web developers using OS X, take note: If you want to create a fully contained server stack in which to build and test your latest ideas on Joomla, Drupal or WordPress, you're just one click away from creating such an environment. Four Different Choices Within the App Store for OS...
Web Servers In A Can: Now In Stock At Mac App Store

Facebook Nearby is not a Foursquare killer yet

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Facebook’s upgrade to its Nearby mobile feature was framed as a Foursquare killer by some with its ability to provide local search, recommendations and information. But in trying out Nearby, Foursquare still comes out on top for me as a local search tool. That’s to be expected when you consider all the investments Foursquare...
Facebook Nearby is not a Foursquare killer yet
Head of US Patent and Trademark Office to step down in January

ZocDoc Wants You Ahead of the Curve on Those Medical Forms

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Adorable ZocDoc mascots. (Photo: Screencap) We've all been there: You dash down to the doc's office on your lunch break, hoping you can squeeze a checkup into your lunch hour. Instead you're handed a stack of forms you're pretty sure you filled out on your last visit, but the receptionist...
ZocDoc Wants You Ahead of the Curve on Those Medical Forms

Microsoft Is Filled With Abusive Managers And Overworked Employees, Says Tell-All Book (MSFT)

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Over the last few years, Microsoft has gained a reputation as a rough place to work. Ex-employees have publicly complained that the company is political and bureaucratic. Now a tell-all book published earlier this year depicts Microsoft as downright soul-crushing.  Stack Rank This! Memoirs of a Microsoft Couple  was written...
Microsoft Is Filled With Abusive Managers And Overworked Employees, Says Tell-All Book (MSFT)
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