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Apple's Steve Jobs in your in box

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It just takes one word for Apple Inc. to make headlines."Yep," wrote Apple chief Steve Jobs in an e-mail.The message was addressed to Andrea Nepori, an Italian blogger who wrote to sjobs@apple.com this week. He asked the high-profile yet reclusive CEO whether he'd be able to sync his catalog of...
Apple's Steve Jobs in your in box

Overclocking champ draws a crowd at CeBIT

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Throngs of techies watched Nick Shih deep-freeze an Intel chip so it could run at 5.6GHz rather than its regular 3.2GHz clock speed. [Read more]...
Overclocking champ draws a crowd at CeBIT

Riot Breaks Out At Foxconn Factory

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A riot at has broken reportedly broken out a factory owned by Foxconn, the company famous for its production of Apple gadgets. Ed Flanagan of NBC News reports: Reports early Monday from China suggest that a mass disturbance or riots may have broken out at a Foxconn factory in the...
Riot Breaks Out At Foxconn Factory

Researchers achieve world record in wireless data transmission, seek to provide rural broadband

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Speed. It's a movie. It's a drug. And it's also something that throngs of internet users the world over cannot get enough of. Thankfully, the wizards at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics and the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology have figured out a way to satisfy the...
Researchers achieve world record in wireless data transmission, seek to provide rural broadband
Leveling the (local) playing field: How tech can help local merchants compete in 2013

GameStop warns Microsoft on rumored used game-blocking console

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When we passed along word of reports that Microsoft's next console would use an Internet-connected account to stop used game sales earlier this week, the vast majority of commenters were heavily against the idea. It turns out they have an ally in a major game retailer that doesn't often...
GameStop warns Microsoft on rumored used game-blocking console

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Bring Your Own Big Wheel on Easter

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Bring Your Own Big Wheel on Easter is a post from Chris PirilloOnce again, San Francisco will be home to the annual Bring Your Own Big Wheel race on Sunday. Several dozen participants will risk humiliation (and serious bodily injury!) racing their big wheels down the streets of the hilly...
Bring Your Own Big Wheel on Easter

Air Mail for iPhone and iPad

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It's rare to find entertainment-for-all-ages titles in the iOS App Store. Typically, there's little room between the throngs of uber-casual titles and the hardcore ports to find a game that has both the depth and breadth to be truly recommendable to all types of gamers. But Air Mail, a new...
Air Mail for iPhone and iPad
Better Place, Tesla, and the Mainstreaming of Electric Cars

Maxis: Your Reward For Buying Our Horribly Launched SimCity Is The Previous, Better Version Of It

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Many of us are still waiting for a Maxis mea culpa following the horrible release of their always-online SimCity game. When last we checked in with Maxis, they were busy pretending that all of the backlash surrounding this complete mess of a release didn't exist and that tons (tons!)...
Maxis: Your Reward For Buying Our Horribly Launched SimCity Is The Previous, Better Version Of It

Space shuttle creeps down the streets of Los Angeles

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The space shuttle Endeavor is inching toward its retirement home at the California Science Center, as throngs of excited Angelenos and Twitter users look on. [Read more]...
Space shuttle creeps down the streets of Los Angeles

SnapBox turns your smartphone photos into works of art

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LAS VEGAS -- Capturing a photo on your smartphone and sharing it with friends is the easy part. But what about turning those shots into printed works of art? Joining the throngs of mobile photo printing services is SnapBox, which offers an easy way to get your photos off...
SnapBox turns your smartphone photos into works of art
Facebook changes News Feed forever -- but for better?

First look at Apple's revamped SoHo retail store

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It may have been just a reopening, but the throngs of people who visited Apple's SoHo store in New York on Saturday treated it like a brand new retail location....
First look at Apple's revamped SoHo retail store

China could get iPhone 5 by the end of November

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Apple CEO Tim Cook said at the company’s most recent earnings call that the iPhone 5 would arrive in China before the end of this year. But on Friday, China Telecom’s chairman gave a little more information to the Wall Street Journal, and the device might even be ready for...
China could get iPhone 5 by the end of November

University of California, Riverside runs entire building floor off of 1.1-megawatt green battery

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We're used to batteries powering a lot of devices, but the University of California, Riverside is upping that a notch by charging up a whole floor's worth. The school's Winston Chung Global Energy Center is walking the eco-friendly walk and has started using a huge bank of rare earth,...
University of California, Riverside runs entire building floor off of 1.1-megawatt green battery

MyBrandz: Finally, You Can Find People Who Love Nike, Apple, And Ferrari As Much As You Do

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Ever wanted to tell the world how much you love BMW, Coca-Cola, and any of the other biggest brand names on Earth? Here’s your chance: MyBrandz is a new community site that looks to let people talk about their favorite brands with other users, allowing them to share their favorite...
MyBrandz: Finally, You Can Find People Who Love Nike, Apple, And Ferrari As Much As You Do

Cozy raises $1.5 million to make the landlord life a little easier

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With rising real-estate prices and increasing demand for city living in San Francisco, most people in Silicon Valley aren’t terribly worried about the plight of landlords right now. But for every open house that results in throngs of wannabe-renters on the sidewalk clamoring to submit pages of applications for closet-sized apartments, there’s...
Cozy raises $1.5 million to make the landlord life a little easier
Parties -- Not Panels -- Are Still the Animating Spark at SXSW

People of South by Southwest -- Please, Free Grumpy Cat.

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Let me be clear: I am not exactly an animal rights activist. But as I walk off a red-eye into Austin, Texas for the South By Southwest tech, music and film conference, the coming week of interactive media events isn’t at the forefront of my mind. I’m worried sick about...
People of South by Southwest -- Please, Free Grumpy Cat.
Ninety on Ninety, January 8, 2013, Update 2: Qualcomm, Panaosonic's 4K OLED TV, and more
BioWare responds to Mass Effect ending complaints as protest continues to grow

Pay for Drinks at SXSW Using Your iPhone

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Now here’s a killer app for the throngs of geeks about to descend on Austin later this week: TabbedOut. The iPhone application allows users to order, review and pay for their tabs at local bars. It sounds like the perfect fix for those full-to-the-gills parties SXSW is known for. Unfortunately,...
Pay for Drinks at SXSW Using Your iPhone
Chitika: iOS 6 Spike Likely Due To iPhone In China, Not Google Maps, As U.S. Growth Remains Flat

Confessions Of A Conference Crasher

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Jerry Jao of Retention Science reveals how he pulled off the ultimate bootstrapping heist: sneaking into a major business conference to pitch his startup. One day last summer, Jerry Jao stood uncomfortably outside a major e-commerce conference held annually in the Midwest. Behind those doors lay opportunity. Jao was...
Confessions Of A Conference Crasher

Here’s why Pinterest is growing so fast

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It’s been difficult to go onto any social site over the past few months without hearing about Pinterest. The upstart, which focuses on letting users “pin” things that interest them, has been blazing a rocket-like ascent in traffic and social mentions, with hardly any notice from the technology world. But...
Here’s why Pinterest is growing so fast
Former Apple retail boss explains what makes Apple Stores so special and inviting [video]

IMDb's apps launch new features, downloaded more than 40 million times

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Film and TV buffs can now enjoy more specialized features with their IMDb apps. The Amazon.com unit is adding new functions to its Movies and TV apps. The popular free IMDb apps, now downloaded more than 40 million times for iOS and Android, will feature “highly anticipated discovery, personalization and...
IMDb's apps launch new features, downloaded more than 40 million times

Museum-bound shuttle Endeavour heads for California

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Cheered by throngs of nostalgic space workers, tourists, and area residents, the space shuttle Endeavour, mounted atop a 747 jumbo jet, took off on a final flight to California this morning. [Read more]...
Museum-bound shuttle Endeavour heads for California
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