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Google Glass: 5 Industries It Will Change Forever

I'm Not Sure Fred Wilson Truly Understands The Android Fragmentation Problem

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I'm Not Sure Fred Wilson Truly Understands The Android Fragmentation Problem: Fred argues that while there is fragmentation in the Android ecosystem, it's actually a good thing. In his mind, it means that new devices can fork Android and still have access to a massive base of apps. On paper,...
I'm Not Sure Fred Wilson Truly Understands The Android Fragmentation Problem
Watch this: PBS 'Off Book' explores worlds beyond the human eye
Agent of Presence: Where Prada meets Apple

MakieLab Banks $1.4m To 3D-Print Avatars Into Real, Upgradeable Collectables

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Want a toy designed to look like your online avatar? That’s what’s possible with “smart toys” company MakieLab which quietly launched recently with its 3D-printed dolls based on an avatar you create on the site. But this is not just kids stuff. MakieLab just closed a seed round investment of...
MakieLab Banks $1.4m To 3D-Print Avatars Into Real, Upgradeable Collectables
Kismet Combines Check-Ins, Background Location And More — A SXSW Dark Horse?

12 Moms That Rule The Tech Industry

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In honor of Mother's Day, we're honoring the Mothers of Tech. These women are not only moms, but are also leaders in the tech industry. They prove that you don't have to choose between a family and fabulous career, you can have it all. Let them be an inspiration to...
12 Moms That Rule The Tech Industry

Big data and the end of theory?

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Does big data have the answers? Maybe some, but not all, says Mark GrahamIn 2008, Chris Anderson, then editor of Wired, wrote a provocative piece titled The End of Theory. Anderson was referring to the ways that computers, algorithms, and big data can potentially generate more insightful, useful, accurate, or...
Big data and the end of theory?

Which ISPs are capping your broadband, and why?

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Broadband caps are spreading across the U.S., and even if Comcast did recently raise its cap of five years from 250 GB a month to 300 GB, the growth of usage based broadband is a negative and insidious trend that could hurt our ability to innovate. So I’ve documented which...
Which ISPs are capping your broadband, and why?

Apple's New Ad Campaign Will Subtly Combat The Galaxy S4 (AAPL)

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Just two days after Samsung announced its Galaxy S4 smartphone, Apple unleashed a new advertising campaign that highlights why people love their iPhones. The "Why-iPhone" page on Apple's website introduces a subtle shift in Apple's advertising: focusing on people and not just the the features of its product. Samsung has been...
Apple's New Ad Campaign Will Subtly Combat The Galaxy S4 (AAPL)

Google 'failed to comply' on paid bloggers order: Alsup demands more

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Judge from Oracle-Google trial says that search giant must provide more information about anyone who might have been paid indirectly to comment on trialThe pursuit of paid bloggers by Judge William Alsup, who presided over the Oracle-Google trial earlier this year, has gone into its second lap. Google, says Alsup,...
Google 'failed to comply' on paid bloggers order: Alsup demands more

Pesticides hit non-pests: exposed bees forage poorly, die more often

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The recent demise of many commercial bee hives has focused attention on the health of pollinators. Both domesticated and wild insects play key roles in making sure a variety of agricultural plants are pollenated and productive, so the sudden decline in domesticated bees was worrisome. Although initial evidence pointed to...
Pesticides hit non-pests: exposed bees forage poorly, die more often

Stuxnet's Infection Of Chevron Shows Why 'Weaponized' Malware Is A Bad Idea

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The Stuxnet worm that attacked an Iranian nuclear enrichment facility a couple of years ago was exceptional from several viewpoints. It is believed to have been the costliest development effort in malware history, involving dozens of engineers. It also made use of an unprecedented number of zero-day exploits in Microsoft...
Stuxnet's Infection Of Chevron Shows Why 'Weaponized' Malware Is A Bad Idea
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