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How a broken IKEA lamp inspired a line of cheap, 3D-printed lampshades

Facebook explains how the fresh News Feed came to be: a deck of cards

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Facebook made a sharp break from tradition when it unveiled the simplified News Feed, but how did it get there? As the social network's Jane Justice Leibrock has just explained, it was as simple as shuffling cards. Well, almost. Leibrock gave focus group subjects a stack of cards reflecting...
Facebook explains how the fresh News Feed came to be: a deck of cards

First Round Capital's Holiday Video Is Out, And All Its Portfolio Companies Are Galloping To Gangnam Style

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First Round Capital has released its holiday video, a tradition the NYC tech community has grown quite fond of. This year, the partners and portfolio companies dance to not one, but two hit songs this year. It starts with a rendition of Call Me Maybe, then switches to Gangnam Style....
First Round Capital's Holiday Video Is Out, And All Its Portfolio Companies Are Galloping To Gangnam Style
Join us for the CTIA keynote with the CEOs of the big four US carriers, tomorrow at 5:30PM ET!

Free Music Monday: 10 Free Downloads Just for You

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Hey there, music fans! Thanks for joining us for Free Music Monday this week, where we offer you 10 free downloads for your eclectic listening pleasure. If you haven’t been with us before, we’re collating free and legal tracks in honor of the #musicmonday tradition on Twitter.Read on, right-click,...
Free Music Monday: 10 Free Downloads Just for You

RT @dens: Pretty nuts that our Hilton Lobby Backstroke tradition @ SXSW made the front page of CNN http://bit.ly/d876PO (via @valstreit, @dannynewman)

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RT @dens: Pretty nuts that our Hilton Lobby Backstroke tradition @ SXSW made the front page of CNN http://bit.ly/d876PO (via @valstreit, @dannynewman)

Netflix: "House of Cards" Is Its Most Watched Program

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Taking a page from Amazon’s Kindle playbook, Netflix says its homegrown series “House of Cards” is its most watched title, but declined to give any numbers. “I dont want to give ratings because it is a real apples-to-oranges comparison with network ratings,” Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos said, speaking...
Netflix: "House of Cards" Is Its Most Watched Program

Future Panasonic G camera's 72Mbps movie-making prowess teased through speedy drama (video)

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If Panasonic didn't have attention from movie producers before, it just might as of this week. Joining the quickly developing tradition of camera makers producing elaborate short movies as technology demos, the company has let cinematographer Philip Bloom wield (and tease) a "brand new G camera" to record Genesis,...
Future Panasonic G camera's 72Mbps movie-making prowess teased through speedy drama (video)

Google, Microsoft Keynoting SMX Advanced - Register Now, 50% Of Tickets Sold

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Year after year, SMX Advanced delivers the most influential personalities in search marketing as keynote speakers. This year is no exception. Google’s spam team lead Matt Cutts will take questions directly from the audience in his “You&A” keynote, an SMX Advanced tradition. Bring your... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
Google, Microsoft Keynoting SMX Advanced - Register Now, 50% Of Tickets Sold
Box acquires Crocodoc to turn all those docs you upload into HTML5 masterpieces

Intel's CES 2013 press conference happens January 7th at 4pm ET, get your liveblog here!

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There are certain things at CES we just won't miss. Samsung's press conference. Sony. Panasonic. And then there's Intel. We attend the company's keynote every year, and we intend to continue that tradition in 2013. Intel, of course, is being coy about what's in store, only saying it has...
Intel's CES 2013 press conference happens January 7th at 4pm ET, get your liveblog here!

Mozilla sends the Internet Explorer team a cake, proving that it can sling saccharine with the best of them

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It’s a tradition that had all but flickered out: the sending of cakes by Microsoft to Mozilla for major Firefox releases. It started downhill when Mozilla switched – a la Chrome – to smaller, more frequent releases. Microsoft downgraded the cake size as Firefox streamlined its update process, when the...
Mozilla sends the Internet Explorer team a cake, proving that it can sling saccharine with the best of them
The Queen's Christmas Message will be broadcast in 3D
Samsung estimates record $5.9 billion in profit for Q2 2012

It's Time to Kick Ass and Chew Bubblegum...And I'm All Out of Gum

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the tradition I remember was that at 5:59PM all was quiet around the office, and then at 6PM all hell broke loose in most of the cubicles as we worked our way through Wolfenstein 3D and then DOOM and Duke Nukem. – Joel Jewitt of Palm describing early company...
It's Time to Kick Ass and Chew Bubblegum...And I'm All Out of Gum

Samsung Galaxy S IV: the rumor roundup

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Compared to the sheer deluge of rumors surrounding last year's Galaxy S III, talk about the Galaxy S IV has been relatively hushed. That's partly owing to the contracted launch schedule -- despite Samsung's initial denials, the company is unveiling its next Android flagship almost two months before the...
Samsung Galaxy S IV: the rumor roundup

Microsoft Store arrives in Hawaii, with help from Macklemore

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Hey, maybe it’s time for a quick trip to Hawaii! Microsoft is opening up its first retail store in the Hawaiian Islands this week, at the Ala Moana Center in Honolulu, and continuing its tradition of leveraging music stars to generate buzz with free concerts. Appearing this time: Seattle’s own...
Microsoft Store arrives in Hawaii, with help from Macklemore

The Best Watering Holes For Founders And Entrepreneurs In San Francisco

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This Feature Is Brought To You By Aloft Hotels Going out for a beer after pushing a gigantic update is pretty much tradition for San Francisco startups. Luckily, San Francisco has more than enough bars — good ones, too — to satisfy the demand from some of the top...
The Best Watering Holes For Founders And Entrepreneurs In San Francisco

Fulham sign Sascha Riether from Köln on season-long loan

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• Full-back has made two appearances for Germany• Riether: Fulham is a big club with a big traditionFulham have completed the signing of the right-back Sascha Riether on a season-long loan. The 29-year-old has made two appearances for Germany and joins from Köln, who were recently relegated from the Bundesliga.Riether...
Fulham sign Sascha Riether from Köln on season-long loan

Verizon says its Galaxy S 4 is coming sometime in May

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If you noticed that Verizon was silent while other US carriers provided their launch schedules for the Galaxy S 4, you're not alone -- it was the only real holdout among the big four networks. As it turns out, the company was just continuing a small tradition of being...
Verizon says its Galaxy S 4 is coming sometime in May
Report: iPad Mini Press Event Invitations Going Out October 10
Arianna Huffington Aggregates Another of My Ideas, Launches “Huffington” Magazine

Push notification and the Beginner’s Mind

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Push notification and the fabric it creates are about what comes next. Not what we know, but what we’re about to know. The next step, the one we’re about to take, the moment when the foot is in the air and hasn’t yet figured out exactly where to land. It’s...
Push notification and the Beginner’s Mind

ADzero Bamboo cellphone's aiming for the giant Panda market (video)

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This is the ADzero, a smartphone with a four-year old, organically grown bamboo unibody shell. It was designed by British student Kieron-Scott Woodhouse, a final-year product design student at Middlesex University. After his concept designs were spotted online, the 23 year old was approached to help design a real...
ADzero Bamboo cellphone's aiming for the giant Panda market (video)

Secret court lifts veil, slightly, on Google, Microsoft lawsuits

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A Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge breaks with tradition by taking a tiny step toward more openness in lawsuits brought by Google and Microsoft. They're trying to clear their names. [Read more]...
Secret court lifts veil, slightly, on Google, Microsoft lawsuits
Snapchat Is Reportedly Close to Raking in $100 Million in Fresh Funding So Happy Friday!

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Rdio for iOS update brings 'Find People' feature, design improvements to the UI

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Music streamers on Rdio for iOS are used to getting novel features quite often -- but hey, as they say, the more the merrier, right? Keeping up with that tradition, Rdio announced earlier today it's introducing a few new tidbits to the application with version 2.2. Most notably, the...
Rdio for iOS update brings 'Find People' feature, design improvements to the UI

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)

Escape from the 35 rooms with DOOORS

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DOOORS is iOS game from Japanese developer 58works.  Although originally released in December, in March the game has been consistently showing up near the top of the free app charts. The game appears to have climbed the chart based on word-of-mouth, since its received almost no attention from the mainstream...
Escape from the 35 rooms with DOOORS
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