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GoPro Unveils Smaller, Thinner, Faster Hero3 Action Camera

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There was a lot of whooping and hollering going on Tuesday evening, and it wasn’t just for the New York Yankees vs. Detroit Tigers game or the Presidential debate. An amped GoPro team unveiled its next-generation action camera at a media event in San Francisco tonight, showing off its smallest...
GoPro Unveils Smaller, Thinner, Faster Hero3 Action Camera

Rakuten-Owned Buy.com CEO Neel Grover, COO Greg Giraudi Step Down [Memo]

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A changing of the guard at Buy.com, which was bought by Japan’s Rakuten in May 2010. Long-serving executives CEO/president Neel Grover and COO Greg Giraudi are stepping down from their roles, effective September 1. Grover had been instrumental behind the sale of the e-commerce site to the Japanese giant for...
Rakuten-Owned Buy.com CEO Neel Grover, COO Greg Giraudi Step Down [Memo]

Nokia sheds another 10,000 employees by the end of 2013 as three top execs step down

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Nokia has announced that as part of its cost-cutting strategy, it is to lay off another 10,000 employees by the end of next year, with three top executives stepping down in the process. In a press release this morning, Nokia said that it remained focused on its smartphone business but...
Nokia sheds another 10,000 employees by the end of 2013 as three top execs step down

Microsoft pokes at Samsung Galaxy S3 in high-profile Windows Phone ad

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Microsoft is getting more aggressive in its attempt to drum up attention for Windows Phone. The company announced today that it’s planning to air the “Windows Phone Challenge” ad above starting this week during the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, touting the camera in the Nokia Lumia 920...
Microsoft pokes at Samsung Galaxy S3 in high-profile Windows Phone ad

Mike's Father's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

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Every week, we have a member of the community post their "favorite Techdirt posts of the week." Since tomorrow's Father's Day, I figured this week, I should ask my Dad, an avid Techdirt reader. Well this is a treat. I am Mike's father and this is my Father's Day present...
Mike's Father's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

Mike's Father's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

www.techdirt.com
Every week, we have a member of the community post their "favorite Techdirt posts of the week." Since tomorrow's Father's Day, I figured this week I should ask my Dad, an avid Techdirt reader. Well this is a treat. I am Mike's father and this is my Father's Day present...
Mike's Father's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

Ears-on with Klipsch's latest intra-aural headphone lineup: Image S4 (II) series, X7i

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Been fancying a new set of in-ear headphones as of late? If you'll recall, it was last week when Klipsch quietly revealed its new $200 Image X7i and a trio of Image S4 (II) series in-ears. Today, after getting our mitts on the new Image One on-ear models at...
Ears-on with Klipsch's latest intra-aural headphone lineup: Image S4 (II) series, X7i

Seven Reasons Why Google Is Making A Mistake In Filtering Searches Based On DMCA Notices

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I've been thinking some more about Google's announcement last week that it will be filtering searches based on how many DMCA notices a site gets. Google insists that this shouldn't hurt "legitimate" sites, because the DMCA notices are only a one factor in determining how a site gets listed (and,...
Seven Reasons Why Google Is Making A Mistake In Filtering Searches Based On DMCA Notices

Fusion-io's CEO and co-founder step down, new leadership looks to increase growth

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Times are a-changin' for Salt Lake City-based Fusion-io, as the company's CEO David Flynn has resigned alongside co-founder and CMO Rick White. It seems that both are stepping away in order to "pursue entrepreneurial investing activities," leaving the act of running one of the world's leading flash storage makers...
Fusion-io's CEO and co-founder step down, new leadership looks to increase growth

LifeLock wants to protect today's active Web user from identity theft

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The past hasn’t always been sunny for LifeLock. It’s been almost three years since the Tempe, Arizona-based company, which provides anti-identity theft services, had its former CEO Todd Davis step down ashen-faced. As a marketing ploy, he listed his social security number on the LifeLock website and in ads, only to fall...
LifeLock wants to protect today's active Web user from identity theft

Windows Phone Exec Gavin Kim Left Microsoft For Security-Focused NQ Mobile

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Gavin Kim certainly knows how to keep things interesting. After spending years at Samsung and winding up as the company’s VP of Content and Services, Kim jumped ship to take point on Microsoft’s Windows Phone marketing efforts only to resign his post after five months. So what greener pastures has...
Windows Phone Exec Gavin Kim Left Microsoft For Security-Focused NQ Mobile
Internet censorship bill passes upper house of Russian Parliament

Onkyo debuts new entry level receivers, HTIBs for 2012

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For 2012, Onkyo is expanding its lineup with four new entry level receivers and two HTIB all-in-one packages. The receivers all pack the brand new InstaPrevue (PiP preview of each HDMI source with fast switching) and MHL, while the three networked models are the first with access to MP3tunes...
Onkyo debuts new entry level receivers, HTIBs for 2012

Stripe, Looking To Upend Online Payments World, Launches In Canada

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When it comes to online sharing, it's easy to exchange any number of things online--messages, documents, music, photos, videos. But not money. Accepting payments on the web is still an incredibly fragmented minefield of antiquated processes and infrastructure that vary country by country. "It's a bizarre and really astonishing Internet...
Stripe, Looking To Upend Online Payments World, Launches In Canada

Is 'Pirate DRM' Really the Best Response to Bulk DMCA Takedowns?

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The file-sharing world is a multi-headed beast but not just in the traditional ‘hydra’ sense. The most visible elements are the public torrent sites like The Pirate Bay, KickassTorrents and any of the others from the current Top 10. Generally (censorship efforts aside) these sites can be accessed by just...
Is 'Pirate DRM' Really the Best Response to Bulk DMCA Takedowns?

EMC's Gelsinger Will Run VMware

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Data storage giant EMC reshuffled its top ranks, setting up a two-way race to succeed longtime CEO Joe Tucci--in the event he ever does step down....
EMC's Gelsinger Will Run VMware

Offering rewards boosts blood donations despite ban on payments

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NY State Senate While it’s illegal to pay someone for a kidney or a lobe of their liver, it’s completely legal to offer blood donors a small reward for giving a pint or two of blood. But for some people, accepting a reward in exchange for a blood donation raises...
Offering rewards boosts blood donations despite ban on payments

Sony's 2013 HDTVs start shipping, quantum dots are on the way

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We got a peek at Sony's 2013 HDTV lineup during CES in January, and now the company has announced they're starting to roll out and confirmed official pricing. The new sets add features like NFC, MHL and Miracast support to certain models, while the top of the line W900A...
Sony's 2013 HDTVs start shipping, quantum dots are on the way

Pandora Beats The Street On Strong Sales, As Revenue Grows 58% To $128.5M, Stock Jumps

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Pandora has had a busy quarter. In March, the social radio company saw its long-time CEO Joe Kennedy step down, leaving the board to scramble to find a replacement. On the bright side, Pandora launched an ad-free version for Windows 8 in March, surpassed 200 million users (with over 140...
Pandora Beats The Street On Strong Sales, As Revenue Grows 58% To $128.5M, Stock Jumps

Another step forward

blog.plaxo.com
In February, we announced that we’ve renewed our focus as a company on delivering on the vision of a smart, socially-aware, and pervasive address book. Today, we take another step down that path, with a significant re-design of Plaxo.com, the online core of the service. The new “blue-grey” design is...
Another step forward

Nokia dethroned as Samsung takes top spot for 2012 worldwide cellphone shipments

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Step down, Nokia. There’s a new king of the cellphone world. For the first time in 14 years, Nokia did not finish first in worldwide cellphone shipments. According to analytics provider IHS, Samsung is expected to finish at the top for the first time ever, accounting for 29 percent of...
Nokia dethroned as Samsung takes top spot for 2012 worldwide cellphone shipments

Toshiba's 55XS5 brings quad HD without the glasses-free 3D tech to Japan in June

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While we're still waiting for Toshiba to deliver its top of the line 55X3 HDTV with 4K resolution and glasses-free 3D technology here in the US, it just announced a step-down model in Japan. The 55XS5 keeps the 3840 x 2160 4K LCD panel, but switches to edge LED...
Toshiba's 55XS5 brings quad HD without the glasses-free 3D tech to Japan in June

Carbon nanotubes make it possible to grow human hearts

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This week, the American Chemical Society's journal Nano printed an article detailing the use of carbon nanotubes in a growth scaffold for rat heart cells. The result? Very possibly the first working model of functional, grown heart cells, and the first step down the long road to complex organs on...
Carbon nanotubes make it possible to grow human hearts
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