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Sorry We Missed You: YC-Backed BufferBox Solves The Problem Of Missing Packages

The problem with virtual training: instructional design, not distance

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Training at a distance is more hassle than it’s worth, several CEOs have warned. But when we recently reported their cautions against onboarding new employees virtually, a senior analyst at training consultancy Bersin & Associates named Janet Clarey took exception with their point of view in the comments. Not that...
The problem with virtual training: instructional design, not distance

RT @jafurtado "The Struggle Over What Gets Taught in Texas: An Interview with Rebecca Bell-Meterau, by Henry Jenkins http://bit.ly/bo4vHR"

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RT @jafurtado "The Struggle Over What Gets Taught in Texas: An Interview with Rebecca Bell-Meterau, by Henry Jenkins http://bit.ly/bo4vHR"

5 Areas That Demonstrate The Growing Potential Of Local Search

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As those of you who read my column know, I believe strongly in the potential of an integrated, multi-platform approach to local search, and the importance of educating small businesses about the various advertising opportunities available to them. Small businesses today often struggle with the idea... Please visit Search Engine...
5 Areas That Demonstrate The Growing Potential Of Local Search

Say hello to Dell’s Windows 8 tablet

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The fine folks over at NeoWin managed to secure a slide detailing the specifications for Dells’ forthcoming Windows 8 tablet. Of course, Dell may issue several other models, but this appears to be, at a minimum, one of them. The tablet is an Intel-based device, with a 10.1″ screen. Internal...
Say hello to Dell’s Windows 8 tablet

Is the Internet a Fundamental Right? [POLL]

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In a study conducted by the BBC World Service, four in five respondents said they believe web access is a fundamental right. 90% described the Internet as “a great place to learn,” and 78% considered it a source of “greater freedom.” A bit more than half said that the...
Is the Internet a Fundamental Right? [POLL]
PivotDesk's New Office-Sharing Marketplace Helps Startups Find Affordable Office Space
Medal of Honor Warfighter multiplayer and campaign details revealed

RIM Posts Smaller Loss Than Expected

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Research in Motion’s struggle to remain relevant in the smartphone market it helped birth remains an iffy proposition. But there are signs developing that the company may be actually pull it off. To wit, the company’s second-quarter earnings which were not nearly as gruesome, as expected. Posting financials after the...
RIM Posts Smaller Loss Than Expected
Giving the gift of holiday tech support

Mozilla sends the Internet Explorer team a cake, proving that it can sling saccharine with the best of them

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It’s a tradition that had all but flickered out: the sending of cakes by Microsoft to Mozilla for major Firefox releases. It started downhill when Mozilla switched – a la Chrome – to smaller, more frequent releases. Microsoft downgraded the cake size as Firefox streamlined its update process, when the...
Mozilla sends the Internet Explorer team a cake, proving that it can sling saccharine with the best of them

Here's a 3-step program that will turn Twitter into an ad giant

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All of this talk of Twitter’s aspiration to becoming a media company is a red herring. Media companies supply the nut (content) inside the shell – Twitter wants to be the shell. Does that make Twitter a “technology” company? Well, “heck yes” comes to mind, but it’s the kind of technology company that we...
Here's a 3-step program that will turn Twitter into an ad giant

White House threatens veto if CISPA passes

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The struggle over the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) reached a new level today, Politico reports, with the White House threatening to veto the controversial security bill should it manage to reach the president's desk. The veto threat came even as House Republicans were preparing to bring their...
White House threatens veto if CISPA passes
Attention women: Marissa Mayer's life as a working mom has nothing to do with you

Seattle entrepreneur Dan Shapiro: Startups are not a science

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Seattle entrepreneur Dan Shapiro interviewed by Nextcast's Jeff Dickey When Dan Shapiro joined the startup world in 2002, he was bitten by the bug…hard. Find out what he’s learned along the way and hear his startling confession in this episode of Nextcast. Dan Shapiro grew up with computers, getting his first...
Seattle entrepreneur Dan Shapiro: Startups are not a science

vi-RABT improves ankle rehabilitation with virtual reality and robotics

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We obviously love our gadgets around here. But, as worked up as we get for things with octa-core processors and 4K displays, what really excites us about technology is its ability to improve people's lives. And while having an endless repository of information at your fingertips 24/7 certainly qualifies,...
vi-RABT improves ankle rehabilitation with virtual reality and robotics

Times Scoop on David Paterson Reveals PR Struggle

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Times Scoop on David Paterson Reveals PR Struggle

European court upholds $1B antitrust fine vs. Microsoft

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Microsoft lost its bid to overturn a 2008 antitrust fine in Europe this morning, as the General Court of the European Union largely upheld the European Commission’s decision to impose a penalty of more than $1 billion against the company. Read the court’s statement summarizing its decision here: PDF The...
European court upholds $1B antitrust fine vs. Microsoft

Ice Cream Sandwich rises to 1.6 percent of active devices, Android app size limit raised to 4GB

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According to latest data released on the official Android blog, Android 2.3 Gingerbread and the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich have both gained during a 14-day period ended March 5, 2012. Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest and greatest Android version found on the Galaxy Nexus device, is rising slowly...
Ice Cream Sandwich rises to 1.6 percent of active devices, Android app size limit raised to 4GB

Texting while driving? This AT&T simulator will scare the crap out of you

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Less than 30 seconds into my drive this morning, I had driven on the wrong side of the road twice, traveled at 20 miles an hour over the speed limit, and smacked my car into an unsuspecting dog that was trying to cross the street — just so I...
Texting while driving? This AT&T simulator will scare the crap out of you

Hey Google! I Don't Care About Hangouts, I Just Want To Read My Email

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Marissa Mayer, please build us all a better Gmail over at Yahoo. Gmail is a disaster. That’s right, I said it. There’s an undercurrent of frustration surrounding Google’s webmail service, which is still growing like crazy (likely due to Android activations), but is now widely known to be “painfully slow.”...
Hey Google! I Don't Care About Hangouts, I Just Want To Read My Email

Squid vs Whale Struggle Series by Chris Goodwin

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Squid vs Whale Struggle Series by Chris Goodwin

Ben & Jerry's Fair Trade Fanfare Belies Struggle With Corporate Parent

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Ben & Jerry's Fair Trade Fanfare Belies Struggle With Corporate Parent

Gadgetwise Blog: Another Way to Take Your iPad Underwater

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LifeProof, which claims to make the thinnest waterproof iPhone case made, has made a waterproof iPad case without a plastic membrane to cover the screen. But it is a struggle to get the case on....
Gadgetwise Blog: Another Way to Take Your iPad Underwater

Whose game is it anyway?

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No sooner had BioWare released Mass Effect 3 than the fast-selling video game was embroiled in controversy. Fans who had followed the adventures of Commander Shepard since the first Mass Effect in 2007 were outraged at the final minutes of the concluding chapter of the trilogy, which they felt disrespected...
Whose game is it anyway?

Opinion: The Cybercrime Wave That Wasn't

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A few criminals do well, but cybercrime is actually a relentless, low-profit struggle for the majority....
Opinion: The Cybercrime Wave That Wasn't

LightSquared cuts staff by 45% to survive FCC fight

www.electronista.com
LightSquared took big steps Tuesday to shore up its finances to brace for a long-term struggle over GPS interference claims with its 4G. The company planned to cut 45 percent of its 330-person workforce. In a statement, the LTE hopeful made clear that it was to buy time for the...
LightSquared cuts staff by 45% to survive FCC fight

Apple files appeal over partial Kodak patent victory

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Nearly three weeks after US Bankruptcy Court Judge Allan Gropper ruled that the company had no claim to two imaging patents in its struggle with Kodak, Apple has filed an appeal challenging the judge's finding. The two companies are locked in a dispute over the ownership of a total of...
Apple files appeal over partial Kodak patent victory

The struggle of innovation

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The struggle of innovation

Zynga’s Struggle For Independence: Bailing On Tagged, ZLive To Launch Soon?

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Yesterday we reported on Zynga’s plans to launch a social gaming network called Zynga Live as part of its efforts to distance itself from Facebook. Zynga is also pulling away from other social networks, it seems, including Tagged. They announced the imminent shutdown of YoVille on Tagged and announced...
Zynga’s Struggle For Independence: Bailing On Tagged, ZLive To Launch Soon?
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