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Tube Star app presents travel updates with a human touch for the London Underground

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People looking for a real reflection of travel underground in London can now take advantage of an app that shows Twitter updates of the real experience. Transport for London (TfL) does a good job of providing technologies for us to get around the capital on time and find out where...
Tube Star app presents travel updates with a human touch for the London Underground

DailyDirt: Fly Me To The Moon...

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Apollo 17 launched in December 1972, and it was the last time a human being went to the moon -- or even traveled beyond low Earth orbit. Since then, there have been several plans to return to the moon (or to skip it and go straight to Mars). Plenty of...
DailyDirt: Fly Me To The Moon...

DailyDirt: Fly Me To The Moon...

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Apollo 17 launched in December 1972, and it was the last time a human being went to the moon -- or even traveled beyond low Earth orbit. Since then, there have been several plans to return to the moon (or to skip it and go straight to Mars). Plenty of...
DailyDirt: Fly Me To The Moon...

Boot up: Apple's Samsung damages slashed, NFC no work?, Raspberry Pis in libraries and more

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Plus what comments do to understanding, gov.uk keeps improving, Android's mysterious statistics and moreA quick burst of 14 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamSimCity: "It's a bit like Azerbaijan" >> The Real EconomyEdmund Conway: They were considering setting up an international capital market for...
Boot up: Apple's Samsung damages slashed, NFC no work?, Raspberry Pis in libraries and more

Uber officially launches in Singapore after four weeks of testing in its first Asian city

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Uber has officially come to Singapore. The company made the announcement in a post after four weeks of “secret Ubers” roaming the streets of this city-state. The launch was celebrated with a visit by its Head of Operations, Ryan Graves. As a result of this move, the private car service...
Uber officially launches in Singapore after four weeks of testing in its first Asian city

Testing of Virgin Media’s WiFi service begins on London’s Underground

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As we reported in March, Virgin media has sealed a deal to provide WiFi on the London Underground stations. That’s not a complete system for a whole journey yet, but it’s a good start for people who are addicted to their connection. Testing has started on the underground and excitingly...
Testing of Virgin Media’s WiFi service begins on London’s Underground

Google's self-guided car could drive the next wave of unemployment

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Advances such as the driverless car are no longer the stuff of sci-fi. They could soon make many human skills worthlessAlmost without noticing it, our world crossed a significant threshold last week. Jerry Brown, the governor of California, signed into law a bill that will allow driverless cars on to...
Google's self-guided car could drive the next wave of unemployment

Kixeye Poaches CityVille GM Patmore From Zynga to be VP of Product

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Zynga’s tanking stock price is everyone else’s gain. Kixeye, the iconoclastic, midcore Facebook gaming company, just hired away the general manager of CityVille, Alan Patmore, to be its vice president of product. It’s a score for the company at a time when the entire social gaming industry is in flux....
Kixeye Poaches CityVille GM Patmore From Zynga to be VP of Product

How to follow Hurricane Sandy online

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Hurricane Sandy is making her presence known on the East Coast right now and it looks as though things are going to get rough for residents. 76 evacuation centers have been set up so that the vulnerable can be in a safe place when the storm hits hard. Further precautions...
How to follow Hurricane Sandy online

Are you preparing to vacate the office during the Olympics?

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The impact of the Olympics on London transport could make commuting difficult – could remote working help your office?Charity Technology Trust (CTT) provides technology solutions to charities and not-for-profit organisations in the UK. Our mission is to support and guide charities and not-for-profit organisations to use technology to enhance the...
Are you preparing to vacate the office during the Olympics?

Atlassian Open Sources its User Interface (AUI) – Developer Documentation

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The Atlassian User Interface (AUI) is a set of reusable, cross-browser tested, high-quality JavaScript and CSS UI components. We developed AUI for use in Atlassian applications such as JIRA, Confluence and others. As a plugin developer, you will find AUI useful to provide standard, sophisticated UI components that plugin...
Atlassian Open Sources its User Interface (AUI) – Developer Documentation

One Week On, Sandy Still Disrupts, But Volunteers Innovate

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Almost a full week after Sandy hit, the East Coast is still struggling to get back on its feet - and the biggest worry now is, as seven days ago, the elements. With the temperature set to drop in the coming days, Mayor Bloomberg yesterday estimated that between 30,000 and...
One Week On, Sandy Still Disrupts, But Volunteers Innovate

Russia's new spaceship will fly to you the moon, let you swing among the stars

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Russia's protracted attempts at replacing the aging space warhorse that is Soyuz may finally bear fruit. RSC Energia has announced that it has finished the design of a prototype spacecraft under the country's Prospective Piloted Transport System -- the equivalent of the Orion program. The as-yet unnamed craft is...
Russia's new spaceship will fly to you the moon, let you swing among the stars
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