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PAX Day 1: Photo gallery, plus news of PAX Australia

Yahoo's password leak: What you need to know (FAQ)

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Yahoo is the latest online service to to confirm the disclosure of passwords belonging to tens of thousands of its users. Here's what we know -- and, more important, what you need to do to protect yourself. [Read more]...
Yahoo's password leak: What you need to know (FAQ)

What Is The Net Native Model?

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My partner Brad is fond of reminding us at USV that taking the offline model for something and porting it to the web is not often the best way to build a business online. John Markoff's piece in the New York Times on online education got me thinking about that...
What Is The Net Native Model?

CTIA Wireless 2012 wrap-up

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Oh, how we will miss New Orleans. It's been a long and busy week in the Big Easy as tens of thousands of calories were sacrificed in the name of bringing you the most comprehensive coverage of CTIA's annual spring show. Not that we mind -- we love doing...
CTIA Wireless 2012 wrap-up

Authors of Kindle Singles Are Raking in Tens of Thousands of Dollars

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A new genre of electronic publication is proving to be rewarding not just for readers but for authors as well....
Authors of Kindle Singles Are Raking in Tens of Thousands of Dollars
Food Delivery Companies Seamless And GrubHub Announce Merger

17 best apps to download for your new Windows 8 tablet

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The first time you boot up your shiny new Windows 8 tablet and witness Microsoft's live tiles in all their constantly shifting, multi-hued glory, it's only natural to want to dive into the Windows Store and try a few apps out for yourself. Just one problem, though: There are...
17 best apps to download for your new Windows 8 tablet
Reddit leaders deflect censorship criticism and defend hands-off policies

Windows 7 XP Mode - Complete with IE6 .... Huh?

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Back here, I touched on the fact that Windows 7 XP mode for Windows 7 is now available to registered users and no longer requires hardware (CPU visualization) support ... but does require 'reasonable' system resources. There are some excellent features with this implementation, specifically the ability to launch and run programs in...
Windows 7 XP Mode - Complete with IE6 .... Huh?

BitTorrenting biology, getting the big picture in search

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The biosciences, like other branches of research, are being dragged into the digital era. This is in part because traditional mediums of communications, including journal articles, are migrating online, and in part because high-throughput approaches to biological research are producing staggering amounts of data that can only be stored...
BitTorrenting biology, getting the big picture in search

Internal Politics May Have Kept Microsoft From Dealing Amazon A Serious Blow (MSFT)

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Microsoft's latest Windows operating system for enterprise servers launched yesterday and should sell well. Microsoft is calling it a cloud-friendly operating system. But will its success cause Microsoft to win lots of new customers for its own Amazon-competitor, Azure? Probably not, one source close to Microsoft told BI. He says...
Internal Politics May Have Kept Microsoft From Dealing Amazon A Serious Blow (MSFT)

FixYa releases its smartphone report with common problems and solutions

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Unless you are fond of a particular brand, choosing a smartphone can be a bit confusing. Even when you have read the specs, the handsets on offer seem to be very similar. If you’re lucky enough to have a friend who is an expert in these matters, you’ll be sorted...
FixYa releases its smartphone report with common problems and solutions

Microsoft-bankrolled report argues for single-browser enterprises

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A Microsoft-commissioned report published last week said companies can save tens of thousands of dollars in support and development costs by standardizing on one browser....
Microsoft-bankrolled report argues for single-browser enterprises

'Hurt Locker' studio returns to the courtroom with piracy suit against 2,500 new defendants

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In 2010, The Hurt Locker received a laundry list of Academy Awards and other accolades, but the film is also remembered for the massive copyright infringement lawsuits that accompanied it. That same year, production studio Voltage Pictures sued tens of thousands of people who it claimed had pirated the...
'Hurt Locker' studio returns to the courtroom with piracy suit against 2,500 new defendants

VMware Says PayPal, Is NOT Ditching Its Software

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Our story that PayPal was rolling out OpenStack, a new, hot cloud-computing operating system, with eventual plans for PayPal and its parent company, eBay, to rip out VMware software from tens of thousands of servers caused quite a stir. That's because a big cloud computing company can act as a role...
VMware Says PayPal, Is NOT Ditching Its Software

Exploits of unpatched IE6, IE7 flaw on the rise

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An unpatched flaw in Internet Explorer versions 6 and 7 is increasingly being exploited. The flaw, first reported two weeks ago, was initially used in limited, targeted attacks. It is now evolving into something more widespread and indiscriminate. Security researchers for antivirus company AVG are now reporting tens of...
Exploits of unpatched IE6, IE7 flaw on the rise

How Facebook solves the IT culture wars and scales its site

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Scaling isn’t just a matter of software and code, there’s also a huge cultural issue at play. At Facebook, solving problems between the engineering and operations teams, quelling fears about job loss related to automation at the employee level, and delivering tools to monitor the company’s IT operations all play...
How Facebook solves the IT culture wars and scales its site

Google Revamps Its Currents Mobile Newsreader App To Make It Smarter And More Scannable

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Google just launched an update to Google Currents, the company’s Flipboard competitor, that makes it easier to scan through categories and editions from Google publisher partners like The Guardian and Forbes in the app. In addition, Google says it also brought some of its search technology to the app to...
Google Revamps Its Currents Mobile Newsreader App To Make It Smarter And More Scannable

Larry Page Wants To Hire A Million People (GOOG)

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Google currently has about 60,000 full time employees and tens of thousands more contractors. Google CEO Larry Page dreams of scaling the company "10X" to a million employees, he told Wired's Steven Levy at the end of a magnificent interview. From Wired: Wired: How do you maintain the Google culture--including the...
Larry Page Wants To Hire A Million People (GOOG)

How One Startup Is Betting Big On Homemade Porn Videos

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Cindy Gallop has set out to change the future of porn. As the founder of MakeLoveNotPorn.tv, a crowd-sourced porn site where anyone can submit videos, Gallop wants porn to foster intimacy instead of wicked thoughts. And it's working too. After seven months, the site has over 75,000 members and has taken...
How One Startup Is Betting Big On Homemade Porn Videos

How OMGPOP scaled to 36 million users in three weeks

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OMGPOP can thank the cloud for its acquisition by Zynga on Wednesday. The gaming startup, whose Draw Something iPhone app used cloud computing and a NoSQL database to scale from zero (relatively speaking) to more than 35 million downloads in three weeks and never miss a beat. I had a...
How OMGPOP scaled to 36 million users in three weeks
AppFog gives developers an easier way to deploy cloud apps (interview)

How are we reacting to England's Euro 2012 campaign? Social media conversations analysed

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Data analysts are monitoring the sentiment of online conversations relating to England's Euro 2012 campaign. Was the France result deemed a success? Are we warming to Hodgson? Find out below.• Get the data• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianSocial media analysts from are monitoring online reactions to...
How are we reacting to England's Euro 2012 campaign? Social media conversations analysed

Regulators shut down global PC 'tech support' scam

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The FTC announces a crackdown on a massive international computer tech support scam that allegedly swindled tens of thousands of consumers in six countries. [Read more]...
Regulators shut down global PC 'tech support' scam

Apple CEO says Mac Pro update to come 'next year'

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With tens of thousands of Mac Pro fans disappointed after a measly update to the Mac Pro yesterday, CEO Tim Cook says, "we're working on something really great for later next year." [Read more]...
Apple CEO says Mac Pro update to come 'next year'

Early-backer GameStick consoles delayed to June, dev units now shipping

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Fancied PlayJams' GameStick Android gaming console enough to back it on Kickstarter earlier this year? The good news is that Dev units have been shipping to the roughly 600 who signed up, with the remaining ones set to head out within a week. The bad news? The early-backer versions...
Early-backer GameStick consoles delayed to June, dev units now shipping

Review: Pebble smart watch is hype-worthy

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Pebble, the famed Kickstarter smart watch project that raised well over $10 million, has been enjoying a huge amount of media hype thanks in no small part to its tens of thousands of backers. The buzz is well-founded; Pebble is good and getting better by the minute....
Review: Pebble smart watch is hype-worthy

Sharing App Bump 3.0 Slashes Most Features, Proves Less Really Can Be More

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"It's been interesting talking about what's new with Bump 3.0 because the list of things that we're removing is longer than the list of things that we're adding," says Bump CEO David Lieb. "It's not a normal progression." There's a lesson in here for all of us. Today Bump, the...
Sharing App Bump 3.0 Slashes Most Features, Proves Less Really Can Be More

Notes From A Startup Night: The Enterprise Can Be As Boring As Hell But The Whole Goddamn Thing Is Paved With Gold

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I attended a demo night in San Francisco for Acceleprise, the enterprise startup accelerator from Washington, D.C. I listened to the presentations from a group of enterprise startup execs about the usual fare: tackling healthcare issues, disparate data sources and the need for better IT services. Pretty much from the beginning,...
Notes From A Startup Night: The Enterprise Can Be As Boring As Hell But The Whole Goddamn Thing Is Paved With Gold

Apple Has Declared War On Developers Who Cheat Their App's Ratings (AAPL)

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Now that there are more than a 500,000 apps available in the Apple app store, and companies are spending tens of thousands of dollars to advertise apps, transparency around sales and quality is important. As such, Apple has issued strong warnings against using download bots or similar methods for...
Apple Has Declared War On Developers Who Cheat Their App's Ratings (AAPL)
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