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Thought Prenda Was Dead? No, It's Up To Its Old Tricks... And More

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Even as Prenda supposedly lays dying, it appears that Team Prenda is up to the same old tricks under a new name. As detailed by FightCopyrightTrolls, Paul Duffy appears to be playing the same game Prenda has played before. Back in December, we wrote about Prenda's big bag of tricks...
Thought Prenda Was Dead? No, It's Up To Its Old Tricks... And More

A Former Twitter Executive Just Swept His Wife And Children Away For A 3-Month Costa Rica Sabbatical

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Twitter's former VP of Communications, Sean Garrett, just returned from three months in Costa Rica. His wife quit her job as an up-and-coming financial executive for the trip. Naturally, the experience was amazing -- so amazing that Garrett thinks everyone should make it a priority to take a three month...
A Former Twitter Executive Just Swept His Wife And Children Away For A 3-Month Costa Rica Sabbatical

RT @tylerdmace: @scobleizer Thanks to your suggestion: How pip.io stole my heart http://pip.io/28F

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RT @tylerdmace: @scobleizer Thanks to your suggestion: How pip.io stole my heart http://pip.io/28F

Judge to Apple and Samsung: So How Does All This End?

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The federal judge overseeing the Apple-Samsung case asked a question last week that is clearly on everyone’s mind. When will all of this mobile patent warfare come to an end? Unfortunately, the responses that she and the rest of us got back indicate that the answer is probably no time...
Judge to Apple and Samsung: So How Does All This End?
Reality be damned: iOS 7 wish list, continued

Riot Breaks Out At Foxconn Factory

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A riot at has broken reportedly broken out a factory owned by Foxconn, the company famous for its production of Apple gadgets. Ed Flanagan of NBC News reports: Reports early Monday from China suggest that a mass disturbance or riots may have broken out at a Foxconn factory in the...
Riot Breaks Out At Foxconn Factory

LinkedIn's Algorithm Tells Flickr Co-Founder Caterina Fake To Apply For A Job As Senior Product Manager At Flickr (LNKD, YHOO)

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Caterina Fake co-founded, then sold photo-sharing site Flickr to Yahoo in 2005. She left Yahoo/Flickr in 2008. LinkedIn thinks she should go back. She just tweeted this funny job suggestion from LinkedIn. LinkedIn says I could apply to be Sr. Product Manager of Mobile for Flickr! Plus some other jobs....
LinkedIn's Algorithm Tells Flickr Co-Founder Caterina Fake To Apply For A Job As Senior Product Manager At Flickr (LNKD, YHOO)

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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As we learned (though were hardly surprised by) this week, the MPAA doesn't take kindly to the suggestion that it should have to consider fair use when sending DMCA notices. The irony of this was not lost on anyone, and indeed both of our most insightful comments of the...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

FTC Supposedly Getting Ready To Go After Google For Antitrust Violations

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Reuters is reporting that 4 out of 5 FTC Commissioners have decided they have enough evidence to go after Google for violating antitrust laws to "hurt its rivals." Details remain sparse, but it will be interesting to see any specifics once they're out, and how they show any kind of...
FTC Supposedly Getting Ready To Go After Google For Antitrust Violations

Apple adds 'Genius' recommendations to Apple TV

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Apple has quietly added its "Genius" suggestion technology to Apple TVs, offering recommendations on other shows viewers might enjoy based on their past rentals or purchases. The option is selected via a new menu item that can be chosen by users. The new feature was added to most connected current-generation...
Apple adds 'Genius' recommendations to Apple TV

Facebook says private direct message claim is false

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Social networking giant says rumour that private direct messages were appearing on public timelines is wrongClaims that the privacy of direct messages sent between Facebook users had been compromised and that the messages were appearing publicly on users' timelines are false, the social networking service has said.There was confusion on...
Facebook says private direct message claim is false

UK Publishers Pretend To Embrace Copyright Reform... In Order To Kill Copyright Reform

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One of the bolder ideas in the UK's Hargreaves report was the suggestion that a Digital Copyright Exchange should be set up. The idea here is to promote innovative uses of digital content by making it much easier to acquire the necessary licenses from rightsholders. So it's interesting to see...
UK Publishers Pretend To Embrace Copyright Reform... In Order To Kill Copyright Reform

Cataloging the controlled chaos of the human genome

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One word for this project: MASSIVE. Holly Gramazio The completion of the human genome, rather than being the huge breakthrough it was presented as, raised almost as many questions as it answered. Less than two percent of it encoded a protein, and only about five percent ended up being...
Cataloging the controlled chaos of the human genome

Google's Office Has A Half Pipe! (GOOG)

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In a thread on Quora about some of the things a Google employees should do before they leave, we found a great suggestion by Googler Aaron Boodman: If you can skateboard or rollerblade, don't forget to ride the half pipe. There's a photo of that same half pipe on Brett Crosby, Google's...
Google's Office Has A Half Pipe! (GOOG)

Olympus announces MEG4.0 wearable display prototype, skips the skydive

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While Google may have grabbed headlines for its recent wearable tech, Olympus is doggedly forging ahead with its own prototypes, seven years on. Unlike Project Glass, the MEG4.0 isn't a standalone structure and needs a glasses frame to hang on, although the sub-30g unit shouldn't tax it too much....
Olympus announces MEG4.0 wearable display prototype, skips the skydive

Facebook friend suggestion leads to bigamy charge

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Facebook recommends to a woman someone she doesn't know. When she clicks on the link, she discovers that this woman, of all things, is allegedly her husband's other wife. [Read more]...
Facebook friend suggestion leads to bigamy charge

Gadgetwise Blog: App Smart Extra: More on Maps

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More thoughts on map apps, including a radical suggestion....
Gadgetwise Blog: App Smart Extra: More on Maps

Lunch.com Communities Let You Build Your Own Niche Reviews Site

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Last August, we wrote about Lunch.com, a reviews site that’s setting out with the goal to make the world a better place by changing the way people think about each other (as I wrote then, it’s a pretty lofty goal). Today, the company is launching a new feature called Communities...
Lunch.com Communities Let You Build Your Own Niche Reviews Site

Samsung Galaxy S IV screenshots support Smart scroll rumors, add Smart pause

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Samsung made a big deal out of its new "Smart" UI tweaks when it launched the Galaxy S III, so the suggestion that it might have its digital tool box out for the next iteration wouldn't surprise us at all. The Smart scroll mooted by the New York Times...
Samsung Galaxy S IV screenshots support Smart scroll rumors, add Smart pause

ZBoard electric skateboard sneakers-on (video)

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We spotted the dudes behind the ZBoard at TechCrunch Disrupt earlier this week, but we weren't content to just ride the electric skateboard up and down the halls of Pier 94. We asked them to take a walk with us to Washington Square Park so we could take the...
ZBoard electric skateboard sneakers-on (video)

Hidden File Offers Suggestion for Pirates: Apply for A Job

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The developers of Syndicate snuck in a message offering potential pirates a job making games....
Hidden File Offers Suggestion for Pirates: Apply for A Job
Google working on 1Password-like feature for Chrome
Arianna Huffington Aggregates Another of My Ideas, Launches “Huffington” Magazine

Hollywood Wants To Kill Piracy? No Problem: Just Offer Something Better

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Just John points us to a recent Reddit thread, in which a rather basic suggestion is made for how Hollywood could do a much better job killing movie piracy: by offering something better. It was summarized with the following graphic: Or, basically, create a service that doesn't limit people and...
Hollywood Wants To Kill Piracy? No Problem: Just Offer Something Better

Google responds to AT&T CEO’s comments: We don’t favor any partners with Android updates

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Google denied comments from AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson suggesting that it gives preferential treatment and access to new Android platforms to some operators, as 9to5Google reports. In an effort to clarify the suggestion that it has its favorites, the firm has confirmed that it doesn’t discriminate and makes the latest...
Google responds to AT&T CEO’s comments: We don’t favor any partners with Android updates

Don't Look Now: A Car That Tweets

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Undaunted by fear of safety regulations, auto makers are piling new technologies into their vehicles: everything from 17-inch dashboard screens to services that check Facebook and buy movie tickets. This newfound confidence comes as a push for national regulations governing driving and cellphone use—including the suggestion of a total ban—has...
Don't Look Now: A Car That Tweets

Comcast's "Six Strikes" Email With Infringement Details Surfaces

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Earlier this week the six strikes anti-piracy system finally launched more than a year later than initially planned. One of the things that stood out most was the lack of information released through official channels. On launch day the Center for Copyright Information, who are in charge of the operation,...
Comcast's "Six Strikes" Email With Infringement Details Surfaces
Al-Qaeda document suggests 22 ways to avoid drone attacks
How to take back control of your own social networks

With Wikileaks Releasing Syrian Emails, Will People Realize It's Not Just Targeting The US?

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One of the bizarre issues that came out after Wikileaks began releasing its treasure trove of US State Department cables, was this suggestion from the US government that Wikileaks was clearly an anti-US organization. However, as has been pointed out time and time again, it's not: it's an anti-secrecy organization....
With Wikileaks Releasing Syrian Emails, Will People Realize It's Not Just Targeting The US?
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