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Answers to Common Facebook Timeline Questions

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As Facebook switches another wave of resistant users over to Timeline, I've noticed a number of questions--and misguided assumptions--popping up in my News Feed....
Answers to Common Facebook Timeline Questions

Pirate Bay Finds Safe Haven in Iceland, Switches to .IS Domain

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It has been a busy month for The Pirate Bay’s IT department thus far, with the site skipping from domain to domain. Two weeks ago the notorious BitTorrent site traded in its .SE domain for the Greenland-based .GL TLD. The Pirate Bay took this decision because they feared that Swedish...
Pirate Bay Finds Safe Haven in Iceland, Switches to .IS Domain

Productivity app CloudOn brings Microsoft Office to the iPhone, SkyDrive integration now on iOS and Android

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CloudOn — the productivity app best known for bringing Microsoft Office to the iPad — has today extended its Apple device support, launching its workspace on the iPhone, complete with optimisations for the popular smartphone. CloudOn 3.0 ships with an iPhone customized ribbon, repurposing Microsoft’s Office ribbon so that it works flawlessly...
Productivity app CloudOn brings Microsoft Office to the iPhone, SkyDrive integration now on iOS and Android

Barnes & Noble's Nook Free Fridays now include apps

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There's no denying that Barnes & Noble's Nook business has faced challenges lately. The bookseller may, however, have an extra trick up its sleeve to keep e-reader buyers coming back. Taking a page from the likes of Apple and Amazon, it's expanding Nook Free Fridays to include apps in...
Barnes & Noble's Nook Free Fridays now include apps
Not just networking: How Facebook plans to deconstruct the data center.

New Photos of Claimed Next-Generation iPhone Parts Include Display Shield

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French site Nowhereelse.fr points [Google translation] to several new photos of what are claimed to be parts for the next-generation iPhone. While a number of the parts are similar to those that have previously been seen, including a SIM card tray leaked earlier this week that appears to have come...
New Photos of Claimed Next-Generation iPhone Parts Include Display Shield

Apple's Record 17 Billion Dollar Bond Deal Wows Market

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The International Financial Review reports that Apple wowed the debt markets on Tuesday with the largest non-bank bond deal in history, offering a whopping US$17bn for sale as the US computer giant switches strategy to placate restless shareholders.    ...
Apple's Record 17 Billion Dollar Bond Deal Wows Market

Samsung shuns point-and-shoot cameras, switches factory to pricier mirrorless types

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Samsung's main camera plant in China is being converted to produce high-end mirrorless cameras instead of cheaper compacts. That's a steel-and-concrete sign that the manufacturer is trying to boost digital imaging profits by focusing on cameras with higher margins, and it implies a level adaptability that other companies can...
Samsung shuns point-and-shoot cameras, switches factory to pricier mirrorless types

Ask Engadget: best sub-$150 mechanical keyboard?

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We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is coming to us from Andrew, who wants to get a proper keyboard, for doing serious business on. If you're looking to...
Ask Engadget: best sub-$150 mechanical keyboard?
Instagram & me: Love at first sight

Google's Hangouts service will rival iMessage with support for SMS, Google Play listing reveals

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Support for SMS was one of the notable omissions from Google Hangouts, the cross-platform messaging service that launched at the Google I/O event yesterday, but it appears the absence is only temporary according to details within the Google Play store. Included within the list of permissions for Hangouts for Android are requests to...
Google's Hangouts service will rival iMessage with support for SMS, Google Play listing reveals

Matias Quiet Pro review: a mechanical keyboard with less clickety-clack

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Keyboards aren't always high on the list of considerations for folks buying a new computer or looking to upgrade an old one. Some may be more likely to splurge on a high-end monitor, or cram in as much RAM as possible. For this writer, though, the keyboard is one...
Matias Quiet Pro review: a mechanical keyboard with less clickety-clack

Man Convicted Of Stealing $2 Million From Cisco Is Back On The Job (CSCO)

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A man who stole nearly $2 million worth of gear from Cisco a few years ago is back at work for the Cisco partner where he was employed when he was convicted, we've learned. Cisco manufacturers network and security gear such as routers, switches and WiFi equipment. It doesn't...
Man Convicted Of Stealing $2 Million From Cisco Is Back On The Job (CSCO)

Twitter launches Political Index to track sentiment around the US presidential election

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No doubt you’re going to hear the phrase ‘Twitter election’ about a million times between now and the US election date. Not least on the Twitter blog itself which has announced the launch of its Political Index for tracking sentiment around the forthcoming vote. Use the index to find out...
Twitter launches Political Index to track sentiment around the US presidential election

Samsung's Galaxy S IV switches to same GPU tech as Apple's A-series chips

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Imagination confirmed on Wednesday that Samsung's forthcoming flagship device, the Galaxy S IV, will transition from ARM graphics to Imagination's PowerVR SGX 544MP GPU ? the same graphics tech featured in Apple's iPhones and iPads....
Samsung's Galaxy S IV switches to same GPU tech as Apple's A-series chips
RIM loses another big customer as major government agency switches to Apple

AT&T, T-Mobile flip the switch on stolen cellphone tracker database

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AT&T (T) and T-Mobile have once again combined to do something good and have become the first mobile carriers in the United States to implement a database designed to track customers’ stolen cellular phones. IDG News reports that the two carriers “will offer a joint database” that will “be able...
AT&T, T-Mobile flip the switch on stolen cellphone tracker database

Insert Coin Semifinalist: Make a Play is a high-tech puppet stage

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The students at ITP are constantly churning out creative projects that are unafraid to walk the fine line between art and tech. So its no wonder that Gal Sasson's Make a Play wound up as one of the semi-finalists in our Insert Coin: New Challengers competition. It doesn't hurt...
Insert Coin Semifinalist: Make a Play is a high-tech puppet stage
Model brain with 2.5 million neurons configures itself to solve problems

Cisco's John Chambers Says US Economy Is Slowly And Steadily Improving (CSCO)

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The US economy is on the mend and will likely get better, says Cisco CEO John Chambers. Cisco is often looked at as a bellweather of the economy. That's because Cisco is the biggest player in the networking equipment market and its customers are the some of the biggest companies...
Cisco's John Chambers Says US Economy Is Slowly And Steadily Improving (CSCO)

Web Pharmacy Switches to New Internet Vendor

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Canada Drugs, an Internet pharmacy and drug wholesaler that sold counterfeit cancer medicines to U.S. doctors, switched to a new Internet vendor. The move could thwart efforts by the FDA to shut down the company's websites....
Web Pharmacy Switches to New Internet Vendor

New Open Rack spec shows how important two inches can be

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The quest for energy-sipping webscale data centers continues incrementally with the release this week of the new Open Rack 1.0 specification outlining the design of data center racks. This Open Compute Project specification focuses, as GigaOM has reported, on moving data center racks from 19-inch to 21-inch widths — the 19-inch requirement being a holdover (believe it...
New Open Rack spec shows how important two inches can be
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Plexxi will reinvent networking for a scaled out era

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The enterprise infrastructure of the late 90s and early aughts is no match for the demands of webscale companies like Google or Facebook, or even cloud providers like Amazon. Thus, the giants in the web and cloud worlds are demanding new infrastructure and remaking the world of computing for their...
Plexxi will reinvent networking for a scaled out era

Hey Presto, Opera switches to WebKit

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Norwegian browser developer Opera has announced that it is going to end the use of its own rendering engine, Presto. Over the course of 2013 the company will switch its browser products to use WebKit, the rendering engine used in Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome. Specifically, Opera says that...
Hey Presto, Opera switches to WebKit
Control Your Entire Home With The Belkin WeMo Switch

Dish warns the FCC its 4G LTE might come in earnest as late as 2016

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Dish has been tranquil about facing a longer FCC review period for its planned LTE-based 4G network, and now we might have an idea as to why. The satellite TV giant is telling the FCC that it only expects coverage to reach up to 60 million potential customers "within...
Dish warns the FCC its 4G LTE might come in earnest as late as 2016

EE switches on 4G in 11 UK cities, offers fiber broadband to 11 million sites and opens 700 stores

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Today marks the launch of the UK's first 4G network, with EE switching on its service in 11 cities: London, Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield and Southampton. If you don't have access immediately, you might not be waiting long, as the company promises 2,000 square...
EE switches on 4G in 11 UK cities, offers fiber broadband to 11 million sites and opens 700 stores

Share your highlights with Lightt

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Lightt is a new mobile-social photography network for iOS devices, presenting itself as a means through which users can create a “highlights reel” of their life. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store. Before using Lightt, users must create an account. This is done through filling...
Share your highlights with Lightt

Dell: SDN Won't Turn Enterprise Switches Into Commodity Gear for 3-5 Years

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Dell: SDN Won't Turn Enterprise Switches Into Commodity Gear for 3-5 Years
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