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Garmin Swim GPS watch launched: track aquatic workouts for $149.99
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Update: ‘Diff’rent Strokes’ Actor Gary Coleman Dies

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Update: ‘Diff’rent Strokes’ Actor Gary Coleman Dies

Netflix goes 'beyond five stars' in a more detailed explanation of recommendations

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The Netflix Tech Blog produced part one of a deep dive into how its recommendations work back in April and now the team is back with the other half. If you're among the many wondering why certain movies get pushed to the front of your recommendations and others don't,...
Netflix goes 'beyond five stars' in a more detailed explanation of recommendations
“Girls Around Me” Creeper App Just Might Get People To Pay Attention To Privacy Settings
WTF Is CISPA?
Transparency Report: Shedding more light on National Security Letters

Neonode zForce uses infrared LEDs to measure pressure, replace capacitive touch (hands-on)

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Smartphone fanatics may recall the Neonode N2 -- a rather unique recall-plagued feature phone that ultimately resulted in the demise of the company's handset arm. Neonode is still a major player in the portable device market, but may be more familiar to OEMs that employ its infrared LED-based touch...
Neonode zForce uses infrared LEDs to measure pressure, replace capacitive touch (hands-on)
SET Media Adds New Tools To Optimize Video Ad Campaigns

A Guy Figured Out How To Send Emails By Playing Guitar

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A creative at Wieden + Kennedy, the agency that brought us Old Spice's "Man Your Man Could Smell Like" and the new Facebook ads, has invented something amazing: a way to write an email by playing guitar. David Neveel says that since everyone is always busy, trapped in front of a...
A Guy Figured Out How To Send Emails By Playing Guitar

Could goggles hold key to detecting strokes early?

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Johns Hopkins neurologist says device reminiscent of swim goggles will help detect strokes faster in emergency rooms and help save lives. [Read more]...
Could goggles hold key to detecting strokes early?
The economics of energy, industry, and the Internet

Messenger's Skype transition will commence April 8th, won't wrap until the end of that month

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That Messenger will be subsumed into the Skype product is old news. Today, Microsoft detailed the calendar by which the company will shift the tens of millions of Messneger users to the communications platform that it spent north of $6 billion to acquire. Microsoft declined to be more specific on...
Messenger's Skype transition will commence April 8th, won't wrap until the end of that month

Health care robot brings experts to bedside

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A health care robot developed by iRobot and InTouch Health allows doctors who may be thousands of miles away to interact with patients at their bedsides.Called RP-VITA, the robot stands 1.7 meters high and rolls around hospitals controlled by an iPad. The robot was designed to bring world class...
Health care robot brings experts to bedside

PlayStation 4: Sony announces it, but doesn't show console

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Sony has moved into the next generation of the console wars. In broad strokes, the company announced the PlayStation 4 to media at a Wednesday night event in New York City, touting a device with an eye on the cloud and social interaction at its center. Read full article >>...
PlayStation 4: Sony announces it, but doesn't show console

There Are A Couple Hundred Million Reasons For Facebook To Learn From Weixin Right Now

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At TechCrunch Disrupt this week, Mark Zuckerberg enthused about Facebook’s money-making potential for mobile, but how exactly the company will start realizing that remains a mystery. I’ve argued this before, but we might find that Facebook takes its cue from Tencent’s Weixin, China’s leading mobile messaging app. Weixin has many...
There Are A Couple Hundred Million Reasons For Facebook To Learn From Weixin Right Now

WordPress.com speeds up blogging with faster-loading stats page and keyboard shortcuts

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It has been a busy past couple of months for WordPress.com, the hosted incarnation of the popular blogging service. With infinite scrolling, a bevy of new social and linking widgets and a new Retina-ready platform recently added to its armory, WordPress.com has just announced another couple of small-but-significant updates. If...
WordPress.com speeds up blogging with faster-loading stats page and keyboard shortcuts

Mayer to Yahoos at Not-So-Radical Confab: Personalization, Mobile, Rule of 100 Million and -- Most of All -- the Four C's!

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New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer took to the stage today at the Silicon Valley Internet company’s URL’s Café on its Sunnyvale, Calif. HQ campus to outline — in very broad strokes — her plans for the future. Very broad, as it turned out, and full of corporate bromides that...
Mayer to Yahoos at Not-So-Radical Confab: Personalization, Mobile, Rule of 100 Million and -- Most of All -- the Four C's!

Cheat Sheet: How To Get The Most Out Of Gmail Without Ever Using A Mouse

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There's a lot you can do in Gmail with a few simple key strokes. You'll need a Standard 101/102-Key or Natural PS/2 Keyboard to use the  short codes. You'll also need to enable the short codes on your computer, which you can do here. Here's everything, below.   Shortcut Key...
Cheat Sheet: How To Get The Most Out Of Gmail Without Ever Using A Mouse

Inhabitat's Week in Green: 30-foot 'Buckyball', Olympic stadium Lego replica and the 'Mantabot'

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. Building a robot that can stand and walk on two legs like a human is challenging enough -- but what about a robot that...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: 30-foot 'Buckyball', Olympic stadium Lego replica and the 'Mantabot'
Despite All the Sturm und Drang, Yahoo Will Likely Beat This Quarter (It's the Next Step That's a Doozy)

Google Glass API documentation now live, Glassware sample code provided

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Google painted the broad strokes of its Mirror API for Glass at SXSW in March, and now it's released comprehensive documentation, replete with example code. Despite the fact that the application program interface is still in a limited developer preview, you can dig in and read up on everything...
Google Glass API documentation now live, Glassware sample code provided
Adobe Debuts Photoshop Touch For Phones, Bringing The Full Power Of The Tablet Version To Your Pocket

RT @SocialDivo: RT @BreakingNews: Gary Coleman, 'Diff'rent Strokes' actor dies http://bit.ly/cOJ4Ut #fb

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London 2012 basketball - Wednesday's Google doodle game

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After Tuesday's button bashing hurdles game, Google is back with a slightly trickier hoops simOn Tuesday, it was hurdles; today, it's hoops. Yes, Google has given over its Olympic doodle to another mini-game this morning. This time, visitors to the Google homepage get to lob basketballs through a hoop by...
London 2012 basketball - Wednesday's Google doodle game

DNP: Dude recreates first-gen iPod in the browser, won't put 1,000 songs in your pocket

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Here's a bit of web fun to liven up your weekend: a digital artist by the name of Pritesh Desai has recreated a fully functional first-generation iPod that you can play directly in your browser. In remembrance of Steve Jobs, Desai created the faux iPod with HTML5, CSS3, and...
DNP: Dude recreates first-gen iPod in the browser, won't put 1,000 songs in your pocket

HTC applies for 'Fetch' trademark, tracking device passes through Taiwan's NCC

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Just what the heck is the HTC Fetch? Well, it's certainly not a phone. In fact, it appears to be some sort of tracking device according to a filling with Taiwan's NCC. Unfortunately, beyond some broad strokes describing the device in a US trademark filing, we're left with only...
HTC applies for 'Fetch' trademark, tracking device passes through Taiwan's NCC

Yahoo's Mayer Finally Parts Ways CFO Tim Morse

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Marissa Mayer, in a move that is not unexpected, has replaced Yahoo CFO Tim Morse with Ken Goldman. Goldman comes from Fortinet, a provider of threat management technologies. He has some consumer Internet experience, having previously worked at Excite@Home. Morse’s departure is part of a major house-cleaning by Mayer of...
Yahoo's Mayer Finally Parts Ways CFO Tim Morse

Gadgetwise Blog: Drowning in Features, a Watch for the Pool

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Garmin's new fitness watch, the Swim, is made specifically for use in a pool and is designed to automatically log laps, strokes, pace, distance and calories burned. In a test though, the watch didn't quite turn in a gold-medal performance....
Gadgetwise Blog: Drowning in Features, a Watch for the Pool
Targus Touch Pen for Windows 8 aims to turn any monitor into a pen-capable device
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?