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Lenovo ThinkCentre M92z review: Multitouch comes to business

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In today's business world, the keys to getting the most out of your computer are productivity, space, and power--and the Lenovo ThinkCentre M92z all-in-one desktop PC epitomizes efficiency. Its 23-inch screen and compact dimensions take up little desk space in today's crowded office environments. At $1247 (as configured, as of...
Lenovo ThinkCentre M92z review: Multitouch comes to business

Facebook rolling out subscriptions to app developers today

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Facebook is today rolling out its previously announced subscription options to app developers on its platform. The subscription options will allow developers to implement recurring charges similar to the kind that Android and iOS developers have been able to offer. The subscriptions were tested by partners like Zynga and Playdom,...
Facebook rolling out subscriptions to app developers today

The Oracle v. Google aftermath

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Oracle v. Google Google wins crucial API ruling, Oracle's case decimated Larry Ellison's rose colored glasses: "The jury found that Google infringed" Oracle poured millions into failed patent trial, but will fight on Oracle v. Google jury foreman reveals: Oracle wasn't even close Oracle v. Google: no patent infringement...
The Oracle v. Google aftermath

Why Just for Kids is such a big deal for Netflix

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Netflix’s Just for Kids user interface is coming to the Xbox, the company announced Wednesday, making it possible for Netflix subscribers to browse through kids titles on their Xbox 360 without seeing any inappropriate content. That’s great news for any family household with an Xbox, but it also points to...
Why Just for Kids is such a big deal for Netflix
LinkedIn Launches SMS-Based Two-Step Authentication To Prevent Account Hacking

Opera Web Pass Gives Mobile Subscribers Access To Pay-As-You Go Internet Access, No Data Plan Required

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This morning, web browser maker Opera announced a new way for mobile operators to offer web access to subscribers who don’t have a data plan. The service, called “Opera Web Pass,” will instead allow subscribers to purchase temporary web access for an hour or a day, or even just purchase...
Opera Web Pass Gives Mobile Subscribers Access To Pay-As-You Go Internet Access, No Data Plan Required

MUNSTER: Apple Will Launch A Cheap iPhone In Two Years (AAPL)

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Apple analyst Gene Munster put out a note with a few interesting predictions in it this week. We've already covered one of them: An Apple TV coming in November of 2013. Here's another one: A $200, unsubsidized iPhone, coming in 2014. In the U.S., if you buy a new iPhone...
MUNSTER: Apple Will Launch A Cheap iPhone In Two Years (AAPL)
Boxed copies of Windows 8 on display at Walmart early

On the road: Volvo V40 D3 SE Nav

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'There are sensors and air bags galore. It's basically half bat, half bouncy castle'Cars that park themselves have been around for a while, but I've never experienced it until now. You press a button and the car scans the side of the road. When it passes a suitable space it...
On the road: Volvo V40 D3 SE Nav

Eric Ries: "Entrepreneurs Should Build An Alternative to the Public Markets"

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The public market’s impact on Facebook has been “terrible” and entrepreneurs should build their own alternative, Eric Ries said at a tech event in Washington DC last night. Speaking to an audience of about 200 entrepreneurs, “The Lean Startup” author suggested that the dramatic drop in Facebook’s stock price has...
Eric Ries: "Entrepreneurs Should Build An Alternative to the Public Markets"

★ Mobile Multitasking

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Daniel Eran Dilger at Apple Insider: Other platforms have enabled multitasking by simply allowing any number of apps to run. This results in a mess for users because it’s up to them to manage which apps are running out of control or needlessly chewing up resources in the background. Android...
★ Mobile Multitasking

Kevin Clark's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

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I'm relatively new around here. I'm a composer, and an all-around arts/internet/economy type guy. I teach, speak, and occasionally consult, when I'm not building a new grantmaking platform for New Music USA. And the Onion just called our podcast (Actually Happening) pedantic, so I can die happy now. I've...
Kevin Clark's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

CEO John Donahoe Says eBay Is Building the Uber for Delivery

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eBay’s CEO John Donahoe said the e-commerce company believes it can provide same-day delivery at scale. Asa Mathat / AllThingsD.com “We are building the Uber for delivery people,” he said. “We think we can do it at scale. No one single retailer can do it on their own, so we...
CEO John Donahoe Says eBay Is Building the Uber for Delivery

Fujifilm's flexible Beat speaker diaphragm lets us roll up the rhythm

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While there's been no shortage of rollable displays, rollable speakers are rare -- the softness needed for a bendy design is the very thing that would usually neuter the sound. Fujifilm's new Beat diaphragm manages to reconcile those seemingly conflicting requirements. The surface depends on a polymer that stays...
Fujifilm's flexible Beat speaker diaphragm lets us roll up the rhythm
iFixit: "Super Slim" redesign improves access to PS3 internals

Drawbridge lands $6.5M round for mobile ad targeting technology

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Mobile advertising startup Drawbridge has closed a $6.5 million first round of funding to put toward improving the performance of mobile ads through targeting technology. The 18-month old startup was founded by former Google and AdMob scientist Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan. Drawbridge’s goal is to shift the focus of mobile targeting from a...
Drawbridge lands $6.5M round for mobile ad targeting technology
The Key to Facebook’s Mobile Strategy: Smaller Apps

Review: Samsung Galaxy S III: reaching for greatness

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Samsung's latest top-flight phone wants to do lots of things, by including elements such as voice recognition and its own 'skinned' version of Android. So is it worth the money?(Yes, Android fans, I'm sure you're all complaining already about the four stars out of five rating. Actually, it's not really...
Review: Samsung Galaxy S III: reaching for greatness
Apple smartwatch said to be coming in 2013 with iOS and health-monitoring on board

The Week's Best Patents From Google, Microsoft & Apple - But Not Facebook

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The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issues the week's new patents every Tuesday. A quick check of what some big techn companies scored this week offers a telling glimpse of their varying fortunes. This week's patent score: Google: 27 Microsoft: 42 Apple: 18 Facebook: 0 Let's take a...
The Week's Best Patents From Google, Microsoft & Apple - But Not Facebook

Where Are the Family Plans for Web Apps?

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The Internet treats us like we’re loners, but the fact is, we’re not. We have partners and families and kids. That’s very normal. The gap between the individual and the household is perhaps most evident and annoying on personalized recommendation sites, like Netflix and Amazon. The person who loves “Yo...
Where Are the Family Plans for Web Apps?

Puegeot promises fuel-saving Hybrid Air system in cars by 2016

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It's far from the first automaker to attempt a car that runs on compressed air, but Peugeot Citroen is now touting a new system that it says could be available in at least some of its small cars by 2016. As suggested by the "Hybrid Air" moniker, this system...
Puegeot promises fuel-saving Hybrid Air system in cars by 2016
Tech Law: Opinion: Let's Limit the Effect of Software Patents
Wrike brings its email supplement to the Mac

On Mobile, Google Demotes The Click

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You click. You buy. An advertiser pays. In an over-simplified sense, that's how desktop digital advertising works. That system doesn't work as well on mobile, however, where an estimated 40% of clicks are accidents (or fraudulent) and advertisers are still wary of their value. Research firm eMarketer projects that advertisers...
On Mobile, Google Demotes The Click

No, we can't translate "Yes we can"

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Ten years ago, the best-available translation software analysed the source text to determine its structure: subject, object, nouns, verbs, phrases, etc. From the structure tree, a new text could be generated in the target language. The precise details of Google’s translation algorithms are not published, but the structure tree is...
No, we can't translate "Yes we can"
Thinking of starting a Health IT company? Here are the top three industry challenges

Locking up, locking down: hands on with iOS 6 enterprise management

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Apple's latest release of the iOS operating system doesn't come packed with a lot of new features for companies looking to reign in the whole "bring your own device" stampede. But the few twists Apple has added to iOS 6 will certainly make it more attractive to organizations that want...
Locking up, locking down: hands on with iOS 6 enterprise management

Hey, Norton: why does Security Scan behave so much like the malware I remove?

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Filed under: Security, Symantec, Op-Ed Don't get me wrong. I don't hate Symantec by any stretch. In fact, I rather like Norton Antivirus 2010 -- it's their second really solid effort in a row after a string of releases I was less than enthusiastic about. What I don't like, however,...
Hey, Norton: why does Security Scan behave so much like the malware I remove?

Book time with a startup founder this weekend through Exec

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Exec launched a few weeks ago with an ultra-easy-to-use system for booking executive assistants to do various odd jobs around San Francisco. Now it’s extending that service to include booking time with a few startup founders, according to the company blog. On Saturday, April 7 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00...
Book time with a startup founder this weekend through Exec
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