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Why the internet of things has to be not too smart and not too dumb, but just right

gigaom.com
It’s 8 a.m. on a Tuesday. Your alarm clock senses movement and surmises you are awake. “Would you like a cup of coffee?” it queries. The internet of things promises a sci-fi future. Electronics interact with one another to gauge and meet your needs, such as brewing a pot of...
Why the internet of things has to be not too smart and not too dumb, but just right

Are Humans Or Robots More Moral Soldiers?

techcrunch.com
RT @BorowitzReport Obama Sends Predator Drone to Pick Up Nobel Peace Prize— Pele. Jack. Tipy. (@Jackandpele) December 10, 2009 “Giving machines the power to decide who lives and dies on the battlefield would take technology too far,” said Steve Goose, arms division director of Human Rights Watch, which just released...
Are Humans Or Robots More Moral Soldiers?
Barclays: Cord-cutting isn’t worth the modest savings

Leaked: First Peek at Codename ‘London’, Premier BlackBerry 10 Smartphone

blog.laptopmag.com
Want to glimpse the future of BlackBerry? Today, CrackBerry posted a leaked presentation slide that features the first look  at a smartphone running the BlackBerry 10 operating system, an upcoming RIM platform that has been no show all tell for months now. With RIM’s drastic loss of market share...
Leaked: First Peek at Codename ‘London’, Premier BlackBerry 10 Smartphone
Sprint's early LTE rollout to include New York, Chicago, Nashville, and others?

Want Your Startup to Succeed? Stay Home

www.readwriteweb.com
A new study shows that startups do better when they're launched in the place where their founders were born or have lived for a long time. Makes sense, but the reasons why are surprisingly complex and modern. Our first guess was that the key to startup success is the founder's...
Want Your Startup to Succeed? Stay Home

Pre-Mature Facebook Election Hype, A Response To @TheAtlantic

techcrunch.com
If social media mattered in elections, Ron Paul would have likely been the Republican presidential candidate, not Mitt Romney. Despite being the conversational hub of the election, Facebook is neither the place where politically influential demographics congregate nor where undecided citizens go to think deeply about issues. Our friends at...
Pre-Mature Facebook Election Hype, A Response To @TheAtlantic
Apple might drop Samsung-built chips for TSMC's quad-core ones in 2013

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Cross-posted from In a word, yes. In two words, yes, but... Nasdaq OMX Group Inc.'s (NDAQ) first-quarter earnings dropped 51%, weighed down by outlays related to the botched Facebook Inc. (FB) stock-market debut and acquisition-related charges. In March, the exchange group sealed plans to pay out $62 million to...
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Surgeon introduces the 'FaceTime facelift'

Pantech Star Q for Verizon surfaces, offers QWERTY, LTE and Snapdragon S4

www.engadget.com
This one still isn't completely official just yet, but Android and Me has managed to obtain some pictures and fairly complete details for the Pantech Star Q headed for Verizon -- a device that was first spotted in FCC filings back in April. As you can see, it's a...
Pantech Star Q for Verizon surfaces, offers QWERTY, LTE and Snapdragon S4
NVIDIA's newest chip may be six times more powerful than the Tegra 3

Apple's Apology To Samsung: We're Cool, You're Not

www.fastcompany.com
Remember earlier this month, when Apple lost its appeal in the U.K. against Samsung for a High Court ruling earlier this year? Well, on the bottom of the the home page of Apple's UK website is a little linky that says Samsung/Apple judgement. Click on that and up comes a...
Apple's Apology To Samsung: We're Cool, You're Not

Facebook’s Hacker Cup draws the world’s speed-programming elite

venturebeat.com
More than 6,000 hopefuls from around the world entered Facebook’s programming challenge, the Hacker Cup, in January. Three months later, just 25 finalists went head-to-head in a three-hour battle for supremacy today at Facebook’s new Menlo Park campus. The winner will have his name inscribed on 50-pound trophy, a sort...
Facebook’s Hacker Cup draws the world’s speed-programming elite
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