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Sponsor post: Slush lights up northern startup scene

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Dark. Cold. Slush on the ground. Cool startups inside. Slush introduces a setting making a trip to slushy Helsinki worth it. The conference gathers the region’s most promising startups, international investors and a speaker lineup of hot entrepreneurs. The highlights from the program include the independent smartphone developer Jolla, which...
Sponsor post: Slush lights up northern startup scene

Sony to dump $996 million into CMOS imaging production

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The company says that the investment will be handed over to its Semiconductor's Nagasaki Technology Center over a one-year period. [Read more]...
Sony to dump $996 million into CMOS imaging production
Wi-Fi graffiti, a 'self-driving' car, and your very own TED talk from the pranksters at 'F.A.T. GOLD'

The World's Largest Data Centers

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1sockchuck writes "It seems data centers are getting bigger all the time. Who has the world's largest server farm? Data Center Knowledge has put together a list of 10 huge data centers, all between 400,000 and 1.1 million square feet. The story highlights the trend toward ever-bigger data centers, such...
The World's Largest Data Centers

Newly partnered in China, eBay says it isn't returning to the country since it "never left"

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With the recent announcement of the eBay Style partnership between the US-based ecommerce giant and Chinese fashion site Xiu.com, a number of media reported that the company was ‘returning’ to China, a market that it withdrew its focus on 5 years ago. However, eBay itself has a different take on...
Newly partnered in China, eBay says it isn't returning to the country since it "never left"

Microsoft buys cloud storage startup StorSimple

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Microsoft is bolstering its cloud storage business, acquiring Santa Clara, California-based appliance maker StorSimple in a deal of undisclosed size. In a blog post, StorSimple’s Patrick Phonsakkhwa says they “are thrilled about the scale and business agility that we’ll now be able to deliver for our customers and partners.” In a press...
Microsoft buys cloud storage startup StorSimple
You are being watched: making art from tracking technology
Eyebeam Art + Technology Center turns archive rescue effort into an exhibit

Zulily nearing deal to secure huge lease at RealNetworks HQ

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The current HQ of RealNetworks may soon be home to Zulily Fast-growing daily deal service Zulily has signed a letter-of-intent to occupy a large portion of the Seattle Trade & Technology Center along Elliott Avenue, GeekWire has earned. A deal has been rumored for months, but the letter-of-intent is the...
Zulily nearing deal to secure huge lease at RealNetworks HQ

How Google, Yahoo and Microsoft Think About Real-Time Search

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Perhaps inspired by the speed of the medium, the integration of real-time tweets and other updates into major search engines has happened more quickly than I might have expected. It’s pretty amazing that raw Twitter posts already show up by default right on Google search results pages (they’re a little...
How Google, Yahoo and Microsoft Think About Real-Time Search

Expedia shares soar 11% as profits beat expectations

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Shares of Expedia jumped more than 11 percent as the Bellevue online travel company reported stronger revenue and profits than analysts expected in part buoyed by hotel room sales in Asia-Pacific and Europe. Revenue grew 17 percent to $1.19 billion, while adjusted net income increased four percent to $188 million,...
Expedia shares soar 11% as profits beat expectations
What Is Silicon Valley?
Chicago Tribune talks to Groupon chairman Lefkofsky; asks the wrong questions
Veteran users buy storied online community The WELL from Salon

Welcome to the Internet's GIF-Only Social Network

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Gifpumper.com lives in an odd space, somewhere between social network, Second Life and a massive Tumblr stream. Developed by Eyebeam resident Slava Balasanov, Gifpumper.com allows users to create three-dimensional pages of two-dimensional elements, including text, images, video and music. Find them on the Internet, drop 'em in, and rotate them...
Welcome to the Internet's GIF-Only Social Network
Buzzfeed's Jonah Peretti: Going Viral Is About Keeping It Simple

BAE Systems designs hard composite solar cells: could act as structure of UAVs, piece of soldier's gear

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BAE Systems revealed that it's working on hardy, high-capacity solar cells that could power unmanned vehicles and even attach to an individual soldier's gear. According to Darren Buckle, a manager from BAE Systems' Advanced Technology Center, the cells are geared toward smaller, often airborne, military units, where weight is...
BAE Systems designs hard composite solar cells: could act as structure of UAVs, piece of soldier's gear

Premier Farnell, Sony, team up to move Raspberry PI manufacturing to the UK

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One of the biggest holdups to owning a Raspberry Pi was its stuttering availability, so much so that it even prompted a few copycat boards. Creator Eben Upton and equipment makers Premier Farnell might have found the solution, teaming up with Sony to produce an initial run of 300,000...
Premier Farnell, Sony, team up to move Raspberry PI manufacturing to the UK

Intel releases Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 dev code, adds dual-boot option for Windows 8

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Intel's in the tricky position of playing Android iteration catch-up -- but it's getting better at it. Releases are now appearing every six months, with the latest release of Android (4.2.2) now Intel-optimized -- at least at a pre-alpha stage. The company's Open Source Technology Center devs have been...
Intel releases Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 dev code, adds dual-boot option for Windows 8

An Entrepreneur's View On The Benefits of Coworking

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We've all heard of the big company that started as two guys in their garage, but these days, with startup organizations and incubators, more and more success stories seem to feature companies that built their success from group collaboration. One excellent example of how startups can take advantage of collaboration...
An Entrepreneur's View On The Benefits of Coworking

Intel publishes 13 Linux benchmarks to help speed test distros

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With the occasional exception, Intel has offered healthy Linux support in recent years. Proof positive may be a gift to the community this weekend: the chip designer's Open-Source Technology Center just gave Phoronix 13 miniature, OS-level Linux benchmarks that it had previously reserved for its own use. The tests...
Intel publishes 13 Linux benchmarks to help speed test distros

Rutgers, IBM Open Supercomputer Center

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Rutgers and IBM will cut the ribbon Tuesday on a technology center in New Jersey that houses a $3.3 million supercomputer...
Rutgers, IBM Open Supercomputer Center

Today's Scuttlebot: Drone-Tracker App, and Social Media Crime Fighters

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Thursday's selection includes what New York still needs to rival Silicon Valley as a technology center, how Zappos may help Pinterest make money and Sheryl Sandberg's book about women in the workplace....
Today's Scuttlebot: Drone-Tracker App, and Social Media Crime Fighters

What we want to hear from T-Mobile Tuesday: the iPhone, LTE and the end of subsidies

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Few mobile carrier press conferences attract the attention of an Apple or Samsung event, but there are a lot of expectations building around T-Mobile USA’s “Uncarrier” shindig taking place Tuesday morning. T-Mobile hasn’t officially revealed any specifics about what it will announce at 11 a.m. ET at New York’s Art...
What we want to hear from T-Mobile Tuesday: the iPhone, LTE and the end of subsidies

Sony pumps $994 million into building stacked CMOS that lets smartphones record HDR Video

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Sony is pumping 80 billion yen ($994 million) into its Nagasaki Technology Center, the home of its innovative stacked CMOS. Unlike traditional versions, the image sensor and circuit are mounted on top of one another, rather than side-by-side across a supporting substrate. The tweak means it shaves valuable millimeters...
Sony pumps $994 million into building stacked CMOS that lets smartphones record HDR Video
NUIverse app for Microsoft Surface 2.0 is a multitouch, universe simulating wonder
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