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Easilydo Smart Assistant App Opens Up Platform

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One of the most interesting areas in consumer tech right now is personal assistant mobile apps — smart calendars like Tempo, smart address books like Addappt, and smart everythings like Google Now. Easilydo doesn’t necessarily replace an existing app, but it’s kind of like a smart proactive to-do list for...
Easilydo Smart Assistant App Opens Up Platform

Extensible Resource Descriptor (XRD) Version 1.0

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This document defines Extensible Resource Descriptor (XRD), a simple generic format for describing resources. Resource descriptor documents provide machine-readable information about resources (resource metadata) for the purpose of promoting interoperability. They also assist in interacting with unknown resources that support known interfaces. For example, a web page about an...
Extensible Resource Descriptor (XRD) Version 1.0

Donna Humanizes the Smart Personal Assistant App

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“You have to leave now to get to your next meeting,” says Donna, the new iPhone personal assistant app, via push notification. Donna pulls up a map with directions already displayed from your current location, a street-view picture of the venue, and the current weather at that venue. Donna is...
Donna Humanizes the Smart Personal Assistant App

Conquer the back to school blues with Google tools

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August is both an end to the lush freedom of summer and the beginning of another year of student life. As a rising senior at the University of Florida, this time is both exciting and anxiety-inducing. Even though I’m looking forward to many aspects of the school year, there are...
Conquer the back to school blues with Google tools

FIFA: Soccer Refs Might Use Sensor Networks to Keep Score

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Should computer-controlled sensor arrays be used to keep referees from making bad calls? Officials of FIFA, soccer's international governing body, have called a special meeting to decide. Whether computer technology should be used to monitor goal lines has become an urgent question among soccer officials. During a match at the...
FIFA: Soccer Refs Might Use Sensor Networks to Keep Score

Apple agrees to meet with Swiss Rail Firm over Clock trademark dispute

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Swiss Federal Railways SBB said it would soon meet with Apple representatives to discuss an agreement over its classic clock face design found in the new Clocks app for iOS devices. “There’s been no agreement so far, we’re going to talk about it,” announced SBB spokesperson Patricia Claivaz to...
Apple agrees to meet with Swiss Rail Firm over Clock trademark dispute

OpenStack grows up: Names SUSE and Cisco execs to leadership team

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The OpenStack Foundation has elected its top executives and neither of them are from OpenStack founding company Rackspace. Alan Clark, director of industry initiatives, emerging standards and open source for SUSE is chairman. And Lew Tucker, Cisco’sVP and CTO of cloud is vice chairman, according to attendees of Tuesday afternoon’s meeting. The...
OpenStack grows up: Names SUSE and Cisco execs to leadership team

European Parliament Passes Resolution Against ITU Asserting Control Over Internet

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Infopolicy: Today, the European Parliament passed a resolution that condemns the upcoming attempt from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) to assert control over the Internet, and instructed its 27 Member States to act accordingly. This follows an attempt from the ITU to assert itself as the governing body and control the...
European Parliament Passes Resolution Against ITU Asserting Control Over Internet

Event may hint at Austin becoming next city with Google Fiber

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Austin, Texas could be the next city to get Google Fiber, an upcoming meeting suggests. Google and the City of Austin are holding an event on April 9th, and city sources tell GigaOM that they suspect it's related to broadband. "You are a leader here in Austin," a leaked invitation...
Event may hint at Austin becoming next city with Google Fiber

New app MindMeld heralds the era of anticipatory computing

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Tim Tuttle, a serial entrepreneur who co-founded web acceleration technology company Bang Networks and video search engine Truveo (acquired by AOL), has returned with his third startup, Expect Labs, which he co-founded with Moninder Jheeta (who built infrastructure for Truveo.) The company today announced its first product, an iPad...
New app MindMeld heralds the era of anticipatory computing

Mozilla Helped To Stop SOPA In January, Now It's Worried About WCIT

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Mike wrote how both Vint Cerf and Sir Tim Berners-Lee were concerned about the outcome of the WCIT talks currently taking place in Dubai. Those aren't the only important voices being raised. Here, for example, is the Mozilla Foundation, the organization behind the Firefox browser and many other free software...
Mozilla Helped To Stop SOPA In January, Now It's Worried About WCIT

Microsoft Office 15 review: built for touch and the cloud

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Early unveiling shows a product that has been rethought for a world where we use tablets and cloud computingNew Windows, new Office. That has been the pattern for the last few years, with Office 2007 arriving shortly after Windows Vista, and Office 2010 following Windows 7. Microsoft claims that Office...
Microsoft Office 15 review: built for touch and the cloud
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