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Twitter Partners With Topsy to Launch Election Index, a Political Barometer for the Social Masses

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To date, most political organizations capture the political climate by polling constituents — Gallup has made its brand doing this for years. But as social networks have grown prominent in recent years, Twitter could offer a new type of barometer to measure the temperament of voters in upcoming elections. In...
Twitter Partners With Topsy to Launch Election Index, a Political Barometer for the Social Masses

Why Parents Care About Teenagers Texting

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The mainstream media always seems to suggest that teens texting is not only annoying, but it's also a bad thing. Is this fact or media myth? A new study out yesterday from Pew shows that texting is yet again on the rise, from 50 texts per day in 2009...
Why Parents Care About Teenagers Texting

Not Surprisingly, U.S. Teens Are Texting More, Talking Less

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ICYMI, teens are totes texting more. And texting is increasingly becoming the communication application of choice for teens, while actually talking on the phone is on the decline. The not-entirely-surprising data comes from the latest Pew Internet Research Center report, which included responses from nearly 800 U.S. teens, ages 12...
Not Surprisingly, U.S. Teens Are Texting More, Talking Less
BlackBerry 9320 leaks out, looks like every other Curve

Jamming Annoying Cell Phone Talkers Remains Illegal, Though Appealing

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If you have ever been on a bus or train with someone loudly yammering on their cell phone, the appeal of a device that could block their signal is undeniable. Well, the Federal Communications Commission would like to take this opportunity remind you that such products remain illegal, regardless of...
Jamming Annoying Cell Phone Talkers Remains Illegal, Though Appealing

YouNow, Web Video's Live Amateur Hour, Bulks Up by Buying Blog TV

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If you take “American Idol” and add “The Gong Show” and then add Chatroulette but subtract the naked dudes, you get YouNow, a Web service that lets amateurs sing and dance for each other in real time. And now you can add more thing to the mix: Blog TV, an...
YouNow, Web Video's Live Amateur Hour, Bulks Up by Buying Blog TV

Google patent application could give Project Glass one true ring controller to rule them all

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Let's face it: right now, the head nods and other rudimentary controls of Google's Project Glass are mostly useful for looking good, sharing photos and not much else. A US patent application submitted last September and just now published, however, raises the possibility of more sophisticated control coming from...
Google patent application could give Project Glass one true ring controller to rule them all

The $40 Billion Network Gear Market Is Headed For A Cliff (HPQ, CSCO, JNPR)

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The companies that make routers, switches and other network equipment are standing on the edge of a cliff. A new type of networking has come along that will change everything for them. It is called software defined networking (SDN). SDN is a new way to do networking in software, much...
The $40 Billion Network Gear Market Is Headed For A Cliff (HPQ, CSCO, JNPR)

In The Patent Battle Over Speech Devices, The Real 'Irreparable Harm' Is A Child Losing Her Only Voice

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We've written a few times now about a horrifying patent dispute that literally threatens to silence a little girl. It involves an iPad app, called Speak for Yourself (SfY) that another company claims infringes on the patent it licensed. Prentke Romich Company (who makes come competing products, but not iPad...
In The Patent Battle Over Speech Devices, The Real 'Irreparable Harm' Is A Child Losing Her Only Voice

The Meh-Too Crowd

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It’s been a while since I came to Google’s defense but I think it’s time to talk about what an absolute downer it is to dig through a lot of tech commentary these days. The most recent example came after the launch of the Google’s Glass project, a HUD for...
The Meh-Too Crowd
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?