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Cree's $10 LED light bulb is the best yet, looks and feels incandescent (hands-on)

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When I went to Home Depot to replace some burned out lighting fixtures last week, decent LED light bulbs cost $20 a pop. Today, LED manufacturer Cree has announced a series of light bulbs that cost just $10, cutting the going rate in half with one fell swoop. What's...
Cree's $10 LED light bulb is the best yet, looks and feels incandescent (hands-on)

5 Extreme Examples of People Hating Farmville

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I like Farmville, so don’t rant against me for the fact that I’ve enjoyed compiling this selection of 5 rants against the game. Farmville, like partisan politics and pizza toppings, has the power to bitterly divide the population, and it’s nowhere as evident as when you look at the number...
5 Extreme Examples of People Hating Farmville

Coming Of Age

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I’m out here slingin bringin the drama, tryin to come up in the game and add a couple of dollar signs to my name - Memphis Bleek Coming Of Age by Jay-Z I'm not going all Ben Horowitz on you. But imitation is the finest form of flattery and I...
Coming Of Age

Football Manager 2013: the 30 best transfer targets, part one

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Having trouble building your dream team? We've asked Sports Interactive for the juiciest transfer targets at all levelsFootball Manager 13 has been out for a week, and by now most early purchasers will be well into their first season. Perhaps you are guiding some plucky Division Two minnow slowly up...
Football Manager 2013: the 30 best transfer targets, part one

Aereo fires up expansion plan with 19 cities in one fell swoop

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Lawsuits aren't slowing down the online over-the-air broadcast service, planning to launch in as many as 19 new metro areas by August. [Read more]...
Aereo fires up expansion plan with 19 cities in one fell swoop

Microsoft will likely skip a second Windows 7 service pack

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In a break with traditional release schedules, Microsoft will probably not issue a second Windows 7 Service Pack, according to The Register. The Service Pack bundles the company's monthly updates and also usually provides additional security and performance updates. It's meant to help IT managers (and many home consumers as...
Microsoft will likely skip a second Windows 7 service pack

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble settle patent dispute; create new subsidiary

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Microsoft and Barnes & Noble just became unlikely allies, settling a patent dispute and forming a new subsidiary in one fell swoop....
Microsoft and Barnes & Noble settle patent dispute; create new subsidiary

Federal Police may swoop over Google's cars

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PRIVACY Commissioner could launch a second investigation into Google Street view's collection of data....
Federal Police may swoop over Google's cars

Is Flying Under the Radar Better Than Being Stealth?

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They seem to be becoming less popular lately, but not too long ago "stealth" startups were a growing fad in the Internet entrepreneurship sector. A team with a big idea would insist on keeping their business a secret from the public and even from investors until the last possible moment...
Is Flying Under the Radar Better Than Being Stealth?
Intel's new 'Iris' integrated graphics offer double or triple the performance

CyanogenMod 10.1 nightlies reach Xperia Z and ZL, other recent Sony models

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Sony has been friendlier than many of its mobile rivals toward outside code, backing AOSP efforts even when it has had to shoulder most of the responsibilities. It's only fitting, then, that five of its more recent smartphones just received their first nightly CyanogenMod 10.1 builds, all in one...
CyanogenMod 10.1 nightlies reach Xperia Z and ZL, other recent Sony models

Viral Privacy Startup (Really!) MyPermissions Raises Funds

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MyPermissions, which helps people track and manage how their personal data is used by various online apps, has raised $1 million. “The same way antivirus and firewalls protect, someone needs to protect your cloud,” CEO Olivier Amar told me earlier this week. “We’re that firewall.” The idea is surprisingly viral....
Viral Privacy Startup (Really!) MyPermissions Raises Funds

Two-sided snaps: DuoCam for iOS takes front and rear-facing camera shots simultaneously

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Now, I often talk about loving simple apps that offer only one or two features, but do them very well. Sometimes I feel like a broken record on this front, but an excessive number of features can often detract from the overall experience. Take QuickShot, for example, an iOS app...
Two-sided snaps: DuoCam for iOS takes front and rear-facing camera shots simultaneously

Nikon 1 V2 mirrorless camera hands-on! (video)

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If you followed the launch of Nikon's J2 interchangeable-lens compact recently, then waking up to today's announcement of a higher-specced V2 probably won't come as a huge surprise. Nevertheless, whereas the J2 was frustratingly incremental compared to the J1, the V2 will likely represent a more significant upgrade when...
Nikon 1 V2 mirrorless camera hands-on! (video)

The Story Of Lockitron: Crowdfunding Without Kickstarter

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Editor’s note: After a rejection by Kickstarter, the co-founders of Lockitron, Cameron Robertson and Paul Gerhardt, decided to follow in the footsteps of App.net and take pre-orders for their innovative deadbolt add-on directly. This gamble paid off. Big time. The initial goal of $150,000 pre-orders was hit within 24 hours....
The Story Of Lockitron: Crowdfunding Without Kickstarter

"In a single swoop Twitter would find themselves out of more that 50% of their users" http://tarpipe.com/pS

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"In a single swoop Twitter would find themselves out of more that 50% of their users" http://tarpipe.com/pS

Google's lame duck explanation of why the Nexus 4 doesn't have LTE

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Google’s newly introduced Nexus 4 device does not have LTE. Let that sink in for a moment. A flagship device that is meant to represent the best that Android can offer does not have LTE. If you recall, just a few months ago, the Android spin machine was full-tilt on...
Google's lame duck explanation of why the Nexus 4 doesn't have LTE

Tripbirds takes another swoop at social travel

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When Swedish startup Tripbirds launched its social travel service earlier this year, I thought it looked beautiful, worked well — and would, inevitably, struggle. The reason was simple: the site was dipping its toes in a competitive-but-ineffective market for travel services built on top of the social substrate of the...
Tripbirds takes another swoop at social travel

With 70% of new signups becoming active users, Feedly details its coming feature roadmap

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RSS reader Feedly has revealed usage statistics about its growth over the past six month and where it will go in the future. With one month until Google Reader is set to shut down, Feedly has gained more traction. It tells us that it’s seeing a 4 percent week-over-week growth...
With 70% of new signups becoming active users, Feedly details its coming feature roadmap

BlackBerry gets its game on at BBW, scores Jetpack Joyride and Sonic

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One of the things BlackBerry has never really had going for it, is a deep games catalog. Now, that isn't about to change in one fell swoop, but things are about to get a lot better at BlackBerry World 2012. RIM's head of gaming, Anders Jeppsson, took to twitter...
BlackBerry gets its game on at BBW, scores Jetpack Joyride and Sonic

AT&T Will Unlock Your Off-Contract iPhone Starting On April 8

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Ask (enough times) and ye shall receive. AT&T has kept the iPhone under lock and key since day one, but we’re hearing that a pretty dramatic policy shift will go into effect starting this Sunday. Once April 8 rolls around AT&T will unlock your iPhone should you so choose, at...
AT&T Will Unlock Your Off-Contract iPhone Starting On April 8

Fliple Snags Windows Phone's Style, Brings It To iOS As A Contacts Manager

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Oh, man. If Microsoft thinks Facebook Home is bitin’ their style, they’re just going to love this. Fliple is a new, free contacts manager app for iOS. It’s largely inspired (cough) by Microsoft’s Windows Phone OS. It’s got the same white-on-black sans serif font. It’s got the little one-tap tiles...
Fliple Snags Windows Phone's Style, Brings It To iOS As A Contacts Manager
No, free Wi-Fi isn't coming to every US city

Wired Sells 24,000 Copies Of Its iPad App In 24 Hours

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Wired has just proved paid content via standalone applications on the iPad in one fell swoop, selling a shocking 24,000 copies of its new application in 24 hours. That works out to nearly 17 per minute the entire first day of its release. While a free application might be able...
Wired Sells 24,000 Copies Of Its iPad App In 24 Hours

It's Pretty Clear The PlayStation 4 Doesn't Even Exist Yet (SNE)

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What Sony announced last night wasn't a game console; it was an idea. Or, more precisely, a bunch of computer parts likely living in a nondescript temporary computer tower somewhere. We have no idea what the console will look like, and neither does Sony. We only got a brief glance...
It's Pretty Clear The PlayStation 4 Doesn't Even Exist Yet (SNE)

Sprint offers subscribers a pair of Gameloft ID Packs

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Sprint customers can download a bundle of Gameloft games, wallpaper, and other content all in one fell swoop....
Sprint offers subscribers a pair of Gameloft ID Packs

Hackers retaliate after arrests

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Hackers identifying themselves as Antisec attack the website of security firm Panda Labs following an FBI swoop on Tuesday....
Hackers retaliate after arrests

Carl Icahn and HP -- match made in heaven?

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Weary Hewlett-Packard watchers this week were downright relieved to hear reports that Carl Icahn was sniffing around the beleaguered IT giant. The unconfirmed rumors sparked a rally in HP shares. The company has been through the wringer over the past 5 years, so news that the famed corporate raider might...
Carl Icahn and HP -- match made in heaven?

Amazon Tweaks Whispercast For Business-Friendly App Installs

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Is this a gentle play to get Kindles into more businesses and schools? Amazon's Whispercast system, which syncs information between users' various Amazon accounts, apps, and content, is already impressive and useful, but the company has now added the ability to distribute apps in bulk via Whispercast--and that's a...
Amazon Tweaks Whispercast For Business-Friendly App Installs

SEC Watch: Swoop Raising $5M To Embellish Food Websites With Deals And Ads

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Swoop, a company that works with food websites to automatically inject relevant deals, coupons, and ads, has raised $3 million of a $5 million Series B, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing was first spotted by Mass High Tech. When the service launched in...
SEC Watch: Swoop Raising $5M To Embellish Food Websites With Deals And Ads
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