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FriendFeed Goes Down Hard. Maybe 50 People Notice.

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FriendFeed is down right now. It has been down for the past 30 minutes or so. Sadly, that’s not news anymore. Not because, like Twitter of old, it’s down all the time, but rather, because it seems like no one really uses it anymore. Case in point, it’s been down...
FriendFeed Goes Down Hard. Maybe 50 People Notice.

Facebook Changes Privacy Settings (FB)

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Facebook has changed its privacy settings once again. And while it sounds like for the most part the changes are for the better, there's one tweak that's going to upset tens of millions of users. Let's tackle the annoying thing first. Facebook is stripping users of the ability to hide...
Facebook Changes Privacy Settings (FB)

Cash In Your Old Blackberry At uSell.com

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This post is sponsored by uSell, a price-comparison website that helps you find the best price when it's time to sell your BlackBerry, smartphones, and other used electronics. Find reputable buyers for your used devices on uSell. #sellblackberry If you're a BlackBerry user, you're no doubt looking forward to the...
Cash In Your Old Blackberry At uSell.com

Sweden's Tictail is now powering 10,000 online stores, after only 10 months

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Editor’s note: This article by Greg Anderson originally appeared on ArcticStartup, an independent tech blog that reports on digital startups and growth entrepreneurship from the Nordic and Baltic countries. Today, Stockholm, Sweden-based Tictail became a story of tens. They’ve hit 10,000 stores after 10 months, and now have ten employees...
Sweden's Tictail is now powering 10,000 online stores, after only 10 months

Citing 'crisis,' Microsoft calls for more high-skill visas and investment in STEM education

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Today Microsoft unveiled a push to both boost the ability for highly-skilled foreign citizens work in the United States, and to help improve education in the country to produce more home-grown talent. Both are aimed at closing the talent gap that plagues technology firms, leaving them without qualified applications, which...
Citing 'crisis,' Microsoft calls for more high-skill visas and investment in STEM education

Cloud gaming is the future

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Against all the odds, and contrary to some of the world’s greatest network and software engineers, OnLive has proved that cloud gaming is possible. Exact figures, as always, are hard to come by, but as of November 2011 OnLive apparently had “tens of millions” of users in the US and...
Cloud gaming is the future
Education | Texting Isn't Writing, It's Fingered Speech

Why The Daily Failed, And What Rupert Murdoch Should Have Launched Instead

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The reason News Corp. has shut down The Daily, its iPad-only newspaper, is due to a simple math problem: not enough subscribers to cover the cost of production and distribution. The Daily had reportedly 100,000 subscribers at $40 per year which, by my math is only $4 million annually. The...
Why The Daily Failed, And What Rupert Murdoch Should Have Launched Instead

The Future of Mozilla: Fast Second Follow

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No one wants to be a follower. Except Mozilla. Mozilla rarely moves the consumer needle with its own inventions. Rather, the company is at its best — and its best is revolutionary — when it takes an existing product and re-envisions it as a public benefit product, where the...
The Future of Mozilla: Fast Second Follow
Building for the Internet of things (and the demise of the client-server model)

Megaupload lawyer: User data is safe for “at least two weeks”

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Reports that the FBI would move in to seize the entire collection of Megaupload user data by Thursday have been nullified after the file-sharing site’s third party hosts, Carpathia Hosting and Cogent Communications, agreed a deal that will see the files saved for at least two weeks. Megaupload lawyer Ira Rothken...
Megaupload lawyer: User data is safe for “at least two weeks”

Nest to Honeywell: We will vigorously defend ourselves

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Smart thermostat startup Nest has finally publicly commented on thermostat giant Honeywell slapping it with a patent infringement lawsuit. Nest says it will “vigorously defend itself,” against Honeywell’s lawsuit, and says it has “the resources, support and conviction to do so.” Here’s the full comment: We at Nest are proud...
Nest to Honeywell: We will vigorously defend ourselves

Want to Build an App? Consider These 7 Points First

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Smartphones and tablets are dominating technology, and apps are among the top selling points for each mobile OS. With Apple's and Google's app stores each having over 500,000 apps and tens of billions of downloads, the desire to be a part of this growing market is strong. Apps can be...
Want to Build an App? Consider These 7 Points First

Google facing tens of millions in fines in FTC’s iOS Safari privacy investigation

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We knew that Google would likely be facing fines in the FTC’s investigation into its method of bypassing Apple’s default iOS Safari browser settings. Last month reports claimed the FTC would make a decision on the fines within 30 days. Today Reuters reported sources close to the situation have confirmed...
Google facing tens of millions in fines in FTC’s iOS Safari privacy investigation

When an HP cloud is not an HP cloud (and whether it matters)

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Much of Hewlett-Packard’s new cloud relies on non-HP technology. The foundation is OpenStack; the content delivery network (CDN) is from Akamai; and the latest piece, unveiled this week, is a Platform as a Service from ActiveState. That outsourcing of key technologies from a company once known for its “invent” motto, is jarring...
When an HP cloud is not an HP cloud (and whether it matters)

Amazon announces 'Coins' virtual currency for Appstore purchases on Kindle Fire

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Amazon today announced that it will soon roll out a new virtual currency, known simply as “Coins,” that Kindle Fire owners can use to purchase apps, in-app purchases, and other content from the Amazon Appstore. Amazon said the service will launch for users in the United States in May and...
Amazon announces 'Coins' virtual currency for Appstore purchases on Kindle Fire

The perfect murder: How Facebook will kill the phone as we know it

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As the founder of a startup, I am probably the last person you’d expect to tell you that scale matters. And to be sure, there’s plenty of innovation coming from small, nimble companies that nonetheless are able to disrupt huge markets. However, with Facebook’s recent addition of voice calling to its...
The perfect murder: How Facebook will kill the phone as we know it

Amazon Coins virtual currency coming in May

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Amazon is launching Amazon Coins, a virtual currency to purchase apps and buy in-app goods on the Kindle Fire. Announced this morning, Amazon says they will be available in May. According to the Amazon Coins FAQ, an Amazon Coin has a one-to-one relationship to an American penny, so developers will...
Amazon Coins virtual currency coming in May

SpotRank Is Skyhook’s Intelligent Location Firehose. SimpleGeo Is The First To Wield.

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In terms of location data, few get more than Skyhook Wireless. The positioning technology is in use in tens of millions of devices around the globe, including, notably, on every iPhone. And now the company has a simple way for third-parties to tap into that data in a useful way....
SpotRank Is Skyhook’s Intelligent Location Firehose. SimpleGeo Is The First To Wield.

Microsoft's incubator play for Azure, Bing, and Kinect: Help young companies launch, then lock them in for life

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Microsoft is a company that you will occasionally hear referred to as one that makes very long bets. It’s always hard to gauge a long-term pronouncement in the short run, but at the moment the company appears to be both thinking and acting out that supposed role. Microsoft is investing...
Microsoft's incubator play for Azure, Bing, and Kinect: Help young companies launch, then lock them in for life

About.me goes premium, and finally lets you use your own domain name for $4 a month

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More than three months after About.me ‘bought itself back’ from AOL, spinning itself out as an independent company once again, the San Francisco-based startup is now ramping things up a notch by introducing personalized domain names for its online identity platform. The service constitutes part of its new freemium business...
About.me goes premium, and finally lets you use your own domain name for $4 a month

iCloud, Not the New iPad, is Apple's Real Key to the Post-PC Revolution

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Apple's new iPad goes on sale today. People - already lined up around the world - will likely buy more than a million of them this weekend, and tens of millions this year. And there will be much talk about Apple's "post-PC" revolution. But the real key to Apple's post-PC...
iCloud, Not the New iPad, is Apple's Real Key to the Post-PC Revolution

Facebook's Oregon Data Center Uses As Much Power As Entire County

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1sockchuck writes "The first phase of the Facebook data center in Oregon uses 28 megawatts of utility power, local officials said this week. That's not extraordinary for a facility of that size in most data center hubs. But it stands out in Crook County, Oregon where all the homes and...
Facebook's Oregon Data Center Uses As Much Power As Entire County
Why I admire the OC Register, even though I disagree with almost everything they are doing

Live Blog: Apple and Corporate Taxes

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A Senate panel is set to examine how Apple sidestepped tens of billions of dollars in taxes around the world. Live coverage begins at 9:30 a.m....
Live Blog: Apple and Corporate Taxes
Samsung Galaxy S4 review

Study: iPhone 5, Galaxy S3 Neck And Neck In Web Traffic Share

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According to ad network Chitika’s latest traffic study, Samsung has caught the iPhone in terms of the amount of internet traffic being driven by the two devices. The findings are drawn from “tens of millions of U.S. and Canadian smartphone mobile ad impressions.” Chitika said that... Please visit Marketing Land...
Study: iPhone 5, Galaxy S3 Neck And Neck In Web Traffic Share

The End of the Map

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It’s not often that maps make headlines, but they’ve been doing so with some regularity lately. Last week, tens of millions of iPhone users found that they could suddenly leave their homes again without getting either lost or cross. This was because Google finally released an app containing its own...
The End of the Map

You Can Still Get To The Top Of The Facebook Charts With A Worthless Viral App (FB)

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If you thought the days were over when you could come up with some inane social app and get millions of Facebook users, think again. For weeks, an app called "I want to add your birthday" from a company called K-Factor Media has hovered in AppData's top 10, with more than...
You Can Still Get To The Top Of The Facebook Charts With A Worthless Viral App (FB)
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