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Aereo: Has No One Noticed It's Insane That We're Being Accused Of Infringing BECAUSE We Carefully Followed The Cablevision Precedent?

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The Aereo copyright fight continues. As you may recall, Aereo is a startup that is trying to let people stream free over-the-air broadcasting over the internet. To stay within the framework of copyright law, they've set up the most inefficient system possible, in which each subscriber gets his or her...
Aereo: Has No One Noticed It's Insane That We're Being Accused Of Infringing BECAUSE We Carefully Followed The Cablevision Precedent?

Geo-Marketing As A New Business Marketing Tool

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Geo-Marketing (or Geographic Marketing) is a new method of marketing a business and its website through web searches, mobile searches and social media.  As you can see, the geo-marketing tools being used are digital and through the Internet or Mobile devices. While geo-marketing’s definition is the association of data and...
Geo-Marketing As A New Business Marketing Tool
Microsoft's hits and misses: Insights from a prolific maker of Windows 8 apps
Google’s Wojcicki fires back at “misinformed” Ari Emanuel
Skyfire Horizon toolbar puts carriers into the mobile browser

Calling All Internet Users (That Means You): Dispatch Is Here to Bring Faster Internet to Your Doorstep

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We’re surrounded by an invisible, chaotic matrix of manipulated frequencies every day. WiFi. 2.4 GHz. 5 GHz. 3G. 4G. 123G. But while these connections are all pointing to the same thing — the all-knowing Internet — they are working against each other, when they should be working with each...
Calling All Internet Users (That Means You): Dispatch Is Here to Bring Faster Internet to Your Doorstep

Intel's Atom is on a collision course with Core--and everybody loses

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Intel has made it clear that its fourth-generation Core or "Haswell" processors will power future PCs. But at the low end of the notebook market, the company's branding strategy will be far muddier--and that's bad for Intel, considering it needs to tell consumers exactly what to buy. On one...
Intel's Atom is on a collision course with Core--and everybody loses
Dragonfly in the Amber: How Our Data Gets Locked Away in Obsolete Technology

Why Mobile Game Devs Should Port To Mac OS -Advice From Cut The Rope’s ZeptoLab

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Last week, a Mountain Lion roared “Mac is the next big gaming platform.” Apple is bringing Game Center to Mac, it will support cross-platform iPhone vs. Mac play, and the Mac App Store will likely become more prominent. It’s time for mobile developers to decide if they’ll bring their games to...
Why Mobile Game Devs Should Port To Mac OS -Advice From Cut The Rope’s ZeptoLab

Twitter unveils a login verification, a form of two-factor authentication to better protect accounts

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Twitter unveiled today a new security measure it hopes will better protect user accounts from hacking and unauthorized entries. Called login verification, once enabled, users will be prompted to verify their phone number and email address to confirm their identity. In light of the recent phishing scams, hacks, and takeovers...
Twitter unveils a login verification, a form of two-factor authentication to better protect accounts

Inspired by birdsongs, Chirp is building a platform to transfer data via sound

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Most of the people I interview don’t talk about birds. Sure, some services or apps  – Twitter, Aviary, and Angry Birds, to name a few – got their name and branding from our avian cohabitants, but no one I’ve ever spoken with has been inspired by a real, beak-and-feathers, living...
Inspired by birdsongs, Chirp is building a platform to transfer data via sound
Nintendo Wii U first impressions

Sites Built With Ruby On Rails Suffer New Vulnerability

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Here’s something new in the way of security worries: Weaknesses in Ruby on Rails. A significant vulnerability has been found in the popular Web application development framework that can let attackers do unintended things. Also, its the second vulnerability — here’s the advisory on the first — detected in Ruby...
Sites Built With Ruby On Rails Suffer New Vulnerability
Quik.io launches with an excuse to stay lazy: Instant streaming between devices
Greentape Brings Reviews To Consumers And Data To Merchants

What Apple Really Lost When Its Top Hardware Guru Retired (AAPL)

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Bob Mansfield, senior vice president of hardware engineering at Apple, retired on Thursday. It's pretty hard to understate how important Mansfield was to the company from a technical standpoint. He had been with Apple since 1999 and led hardware engineering for the iPhone, iPod, and the Mac. His biggest accomplishment was probably the iPad. But...
What Apple Really Lost When Its Top Hardware Guru Retired (AAPL)

Hulu Benefits From New Mountain Lion Mirroring Feature

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After a painfully long wait, Hulu Plus is available on the Apple TV. Hulu subscribers can stream TV shows and movies from the service on their televisions, just as owners of Rokus, Nintendo Wiis and a list of other devices already do.  Hulu Plus, the paid-subscription counterpart to free, ad-supported...
Hulu Benefits From New Mountain Lion Mirroring Feature

Move Over Meteor: Derby Is The Other High Speed Node.js Framework In Town

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Although the company behind Meteor, a framework for building real-time JavaScript applications in vein of Google Docs, just announced a nice big $11.2 million round of funding, it’s not the only game in town. In my story earlier this week I mentioned Mojito, a framework developed by Yahoo. But there’s...
Move Over Meteor: Derby Is The Other High Speed Node.js Framework In Town

Here's What A 3D-Printed Record Sounds Like [Video]

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If you ever wanted to print out your favorite albums at home, that weird little itch of yours may soon be scratched. Amanda Ghassaei, an editor at Instructables and DIY audio hardware geek, recently succeeded in 3D printing 12-inch records containing music by artists like Nirvana, The Pixies and Daft...
Here's What A 3D-Printed Record Sounds Like [Video]

Why Your BlackBerry Will Be Obsolete In A Few Months (RIMM)

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Let's look beyond RIM's financial woes for a second. The next big thing coming from the company is a new smartphone operating system called BlackBerry 10. It's supposed to be the platform that saves RIM's flailing smartphone business.  We still don't know too much about BlackBerry 10 other than...
Why Your BlackBerry Will Be Obsolete In A Few Months (RIMM)

Apple's Next Privacy Scandal: Apps That Steal Your Photos

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It's only been a few weeks since the last major iOS privacy scandal. In case you were getting bored, a new, somewhat related controversy just started brewing thanks to reporting by Nick Bilton at The New York Times. This one comes three weeks after Path apologized for a privacy loophole...
Apple's Next Privacy Scandal: Apps That Steal Your Photos
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