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'Attribution' Troll On Press Inc. Now 50% Less 'Troll-like!' Also: NOT Yelling At People Sells More Books!

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Late last week, we brought to you the epic (if in length only) story of an "attribution" troll going by the name of On Press Inc., which patrolled Twitter, hounding people into properly attributing a Shaun Shane poem using inhuman persistence and a grab bag of legal terminology. As could...
'Attribution' Troll On Press Inc. Now 50% Less 'Troll-like!' Also: NOT Yelling At People Sells More Books!

Smart Traveling Without A Smartphone

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My friend Matteo thinks I'm crazy for what I'm not carrying. "Deficiente," the 31-year-old engineer from Parma, Italy, says.  "Man, how can you not have a phone? You must be the only person in Italy without one." I'm traveling overseas without a phone, smart or otherwise. Many would say it's...
Smart Traveling Without A Smartphone

WALKTHROUGH: Personal Capital's iPad App Is All You Need To Fine Tune Your Investments

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We first introduced you to Personal Capital in January, months after the new online wealth management service started making waves online.  The company, launched in September by former PayPal CEO Bill Harris, has developed a brand new iPad app that will have users' tongues wagging.  Harris was kind enough to stop...
WALKTHROUGH: Personal Capital's iPad App Is All You Need To Fine Tune Your Investments

Google Translate gets new features, makes sure you choose the right words

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Google has added functionality to the web version of its Translate service, now making it even easier for us to use and understand foreign tongues. Instead of a single result, you'll be presented with a list of the most common translations, ordered and labeled by how frequently each one...
Google Translate gets new features, makes sure you choose the right words

This Is Why Kodak Could Have Never Built Instagram

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GUEST AUTHOR BLOG: Instagram vs. Kodak: Smart Customers Sidestep Stupid Companies by Michael Hinshaw co-author of "Smart Customers, Stupid Companies: Why Only Intelligent Companies Will Thrive, and How to Be One of Them." When a pre-revenue company with about a dozen employees gets a $1B Silicon Valley payday, tongues wag. Did Facebook pay...
This Is Why Kodak Could Have Never Built Instagram
Top 8 questions for the OpenStack Summit

Coke's Freestyle Machines Ready to Rock Tongues with 104 Flavors

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Coke's Freestyle Machines Ready to Rock Tongues with 104 Flavors

Does Anyone Know How Much Marissa Mayer Is Making?

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The appointment of former Google executive Marissa Mayer as CEO of Yahoo had tech industry tongues wagging Monday when the surprise announcement was made. Today......
Does Anyone Know How Much Marissa Mayer Is Making?

Just read Acts 2, 1-13: All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues. http://bit.ly/cokEiw

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Just read Acts 2, 1-13: All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues. http://bit.ly/cokEiw

Why Facebook didn't have to go public

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Never mind the $16 billion in the bank, the poster child for botched IPOs could have saved itself all sorts of grief by staying private. FORTUNE -- It's a strange world we live in when a financing event that raised $16 billion for an eight-year-old company is widely panned as...
Why Facebook didn't have to go public

Siri about to speak in (new) tongues?

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Apple puts out ad for person to join Siri team fluent in several languages that Siri currently does not speak. [Read more]...
Siri about to speak in (new) tongues?

It's not 'netiquette' that's in crisis, it's our time-crunched lives | Oliver Burkeman

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If you really don't have time to listen to voicemail, you've got problems that boycotting your messages won't solveLast weekend, Nick Bilton of the New York Times published a spirited tirade against "impolite" people who leave him voicemails instead of sending texts, or send emails saying nothing but "thank you",...
It's not 'netiquette' that's in crisis, it's our time-crunched lives | Oliver Burkeman

Babbel acquires PlaySay in bid to bolster US language learning presence

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Babbel's been doing a solid job of picking up users as it attempts to help people around the world learn new tongues over their lunch breaks, but evidently, it's not picking up steam in the US as well as it would like. The remedy? Buy the market share one...
Babbel acquires PlaySay in bid to bolster US language learning presence

IRISNotes 2 looks to undercut Livescribe, digitizes your scribbles for $99

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IRIS is trying to make a big name for itself in the OCR world. But, top notch software alone isn't going to put its name on the tips of consumers tongues. For that they're gonna need something sexier, more... tangible. With its portable scanner line already on shelves the...
IRISNotes 2 looks to undercut Livescribe, digitizes your scribbles for $99

PicPlz Founder Dalton Caldwell: All This Gossip About The Instagram Sale Is ‘A Waste Of Time’

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Apparently lots of people are still talking about Instagram’s sale to Facebook (last week seems like ages ago to those of us in the attention-deficit-disordered tech blog land, but I guess a $1 billion pricetag will tend to keep tongues wagging for a while.) The latest Instagram/Facebook detail the chattering...
PicPlz Founder Dalton Caldwell: All This Gossip About The Instagram Sale Is ‘A Waste Of Time’

Regator Revamp Adds Blog Trends, Monitoring, More

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In the last few years, much of the Web's focus has trended toward social networks and microblogging, and away from more traditional blogging. Twitter and Facebook are on the tips of most people's tongues, even when those sites often serve as much to link to news and blogs elsewhere, in...
Regator Revamp Adds Blog Trends, Monitoring, More

Samsung Pulls Its Horrible Ad Because Apparently Depicting People Beating Puppies Isn't Funny

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Samsung finally got a message that seems pretty obvious to almost everyone without sociopathic tendencies: It's not funny to depict people beating puppies. If you make an ad that depicts people mercilessly beating puppies (even if they're really computers with drawn-on puppy-like features) everyone will hate it. Face. Palm. Samsung...
Samsung Pulls Its Horrible Ad Because Apparently Depicting People Beating Puppies Isn't Funny
What a difference six months can make: The consistent and in no way disingenuous messaging of Travis Kalanick

Microsoft blues

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Microsoft blues: Speaking of blues... "Schumpeter" of The Economist has this to say about Microsoft and Windows 8: This is why Windows 8's poor performance matters. It was an attempt to solve the innovator's dilemma by creating an operating system and a user interface for both PCs and mobiles. Mr...
Microsoft blues

Microsoft earnings shed no new light on Windows 8 sales

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Revenue at Microsoft's Windows division was up 11% in the fourth quarter of 2012, unexpected results that did little to answer the question on analysts' tongues: How did Windows 8 perform in its first sales test?...
Microsoft earnings shed no new light on Windows 8 sales
Success is better than failure

OpenTV owner sues Netflix over patent infringement

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OpenTV isn't a name on the tips of most consumers tongues. Neither is Kudelski SA, the company behind the video middleware platform, most commonly found on cable set top boxes. But brand recognition may increase now that the firm is taking streaming video giant Netflix to court. At issue...
OpenTV owner sues Netflix over patent infringement

Google-backed Endangered Language Project Helps Preserve Dwindling Dialects

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Google is backing a cultural initiative to help preserve more than 3,000 dwindling languages around the world. The Endangered Language project is backed by Google.org and maintained by the Alliance for Language Diversity. According to the group, half the world's 7,000 languages are at threat of disappearing over the next...
Google-backed Endangered Language Project Helps Preserve Dwindling Dialects

Tongueduino: How Arduino and tongues can help the blind see

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Usually, hearing and touch are used in place of sight, but an MIT researcher named Gershon Dublon is using the tongue as a way to convey spatial and directional data to the blind....
Tongueduino: How Arduino and tongues can help the blind see

The Best Translation Program Yet: Google Delivers Foreign Tongues at the Press of a Button - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International

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The Best Translation Program Yet: Google Delivers Foreign Tongues at the Press of a Button - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International
Google Search Changes In A Nutshell: Please Stop Talking Trash About SPYW, We Have Semantic Search!

Mark Zuckerberg joins Viddy – it might really become ‘Instagram for video’ now?

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Viddy has just revealed that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg just signed up to video sharing mobile app, and he just posted his first video on the service too. ‘Zuck’, as his nickname on the service is, posted a video of his dog and the first entry has already got more...
Mark Zuckerberg joins Viddy – it might really become ‘Instagram for video’ now?

Apple CEO Tim Cook gives State of the Apple at Goldman Sachs conference

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Tim Cook, Apple’s new chief executive officer, gave a small State of the Apple today, touching on the recent poor working conditions accusations, what the iPhone has done for Apple, and why cheap tablets aren’t worth it. When is Apple not in the news, on people’s tongues, and below their...
Apple CEO Tim Cook gives State of the Apple at Goldman Sachs conference

Why Yes, Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Would Love to Talk About Rumors of His Imminent Demise

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No fair distracting us with cattitude. (Photo: Vanity Fair) Late last night, Twitter tongues wagged as to whether Groupon’s goofy CEO Andrew Mason would actually show up for his scheduled appearance at Business Insider’s Ignition conference in New York, especially after his name disappeared from the agenda. “He has been off...
Why Yes, Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Would Love to Talk About Rumors of His Imminent Demise
Uber's taxi service returns to New York City -- with some big limitations
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