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Groupon tightens its payment terms with merchants

20 Of The Most Randomly Hardcore Courage Wolf Variations

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20 Of The Most Randomly Hardcore Courage Wolf Variations

1+1=? Finding the origin and impact of altered gene dose

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In theory, we each have two copies of every gene; one on the chromosome from mom and the other on the chromosome from dad. In reality, this is not necessarily the case. The Human Genome Project revealed that Copy Number Variations (CNVs)—the presence of something other than two copies...
1+1=? Finding the origin and impact of altered gene dose

3 More Companies Say They'll Build Microsoft Surface RT Tablets

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Dell, Lenovo and Samsung have committed to building their own Surface RT tablets, Microsoft announced on Monday, building out an ecosystem for the company's heavily hyped new Windows 8 platform. Microsoft also disclosed new details about the capabilities of the new tablets, including that they will be able to sit...
3 More Companies Say They'll Build Microsoft Surface RT Tablets
Samsung prices Android 4.0 Galaxy Tab 2 tablets aggressively
Did Twitter ban a journalist for #NBCFail?
Infographics For Everyone: Visual.ly Launches First Automated Tool Out Of Beta

KiD CuDi's WZRD Debuts At No. 3 Despite Being Swept Under The Rug By Universal

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Last week we wrote about WZRD, the new album from KiD CuDi on which he went in an entirely different direction from his usual style. That's the kind of thing that makes big record labels nervous (they'd prefer artists just keep churning out variations on their first success) and CuDi's...
KiD CuDi's WZRD Debuts At No. 3 Despite Being Swept Under The Rug By Universal

Facebook encourages page owners to make holiday posts

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Facebook has begun prompting some page owners to make holiday-themed posts on their pages. The page publisher, which typically says “Write something…” or “What’s on your mind?”, includes suggestions such as, “Share holiday news with your audience,” “Tell people what you’re busy with during the holidays” and “Wish people happy...
Facebook encourages page owners to make holiday posts

Are 600,000 infected Macs including hundreds in Cupertino part of a global botnet?

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ArsTechnica quotes a Russian antivirus company called Dr. Web who says that hundreds of thousands of Macs are infected with the Flashback trojan detailled earlier this week.  The attack takes advantage of an old Java vulnerability that Apple just patched this week. Variations of the Flashback trojan have reportedly infected more than half...
Are 600,000 infected Macs including hundreds in Cupertino part of a global botnet?

Spotify now streaming to premium customers on TiVo Premiere boxes

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Spotify is continuing its bid for electronic ubiquity, today announcing yet another device its streaming tunes will be available on: TiVo Premiere. The Premiere series of set top boxes from TiVo come in a variety of flavors, but it sounds like the service should work on any of the...
Spotify now streaming to premium customers on TiVo Premiere boxes

Want that new Lightning to 30-pin adapter? That'll cost you at least $29

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With the release of the iPhone 5 and new iPod models., Apple overhauled its old 30-pin dock connector and launched the new ‘Lightning’ adaptor, a new reversible, all-digital design that is more durable than its predecessor. To use your old gadgets with the old adaptor, you’ll need to get a Lightning to 30-pin...
Want that new Lightning to 30-pin adapter? That'll cost you at least $29
Intel leak details chips that will likely go into 2013 Macs

REVIEW: HTC Made The Best Windows Phone You Can Buy (MSFT, T, VZ)

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You have to feel bad for HTC. It makes one of the best Android phones, the One X, yet no one seems to care. All the attention is on Samsung's Galaxy S III. Now it has a brand new Windows Phone, the new Windows Phone 8x, yet no one seems...
REVIEW: HTC Made The Best Windows Phone You Can Buy (MSFT, T, VZ)

Weebly Aims Big For Online Publishing Market, Adds 25 More Themes And A New, Polished Interface

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It’s 2012, you’re a small business, and you know you need a web presence — but where do you turn? Maybe a Facebook Page or Twitter account if you want something social and very simple. But maybe you need a fuller set of features, where you can control the look...
Weebly Aims Big For Online Publishing Market, Adds 25 More Themes And A New, Polished Interface
Walmart builds its own shopping search engine
New York City launches competition to create the perfect payphone
Copyright Maximalist Disney Accused Of Copying Artist's Painting On Cosmetic Bag

Google employees discuss Larry Page's 'Kennedy' initiative to redesign, beautify apps [Video]

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It’s hard to ignore the beautification of Google’s core mobile and desktop apps that has been taking place over the last two years. Not only has Google brought a slick, cohesive design scheme to its suite of desktop services, it has also been getting praise for the redesign of...
Google employees discuss Larry Page's 'Kennedy' initiative to redesign, beautify apps [Video]

Google's New Content Experiments API Turns Google Analytics Into A Full-Blown A/B Testing Platform

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Google today launched its new Content Experiments API, a tool that allows developers to easily test their sites’ content with programmatic optimization. The new API is deeply integrated with Google Analytics, so developers can use all of Analytics’ power to measure their different optimizations. Indeed, as Google describes it, “this...
Google's New Content Experiments API Turns Google Analytics Into A Full-Blown A/B Testing Platform

Hacking Society: It's Time To Measure The Unmeasurable

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I was lucky enough to attend a small gathering of great thinkers put together by Union Square Ventures earlier this week for an event they called Hacking Society -- which was designed to be a one day open conversation on the economics and power of networks, and how to use...
Hacking Society: It's Time To Measure The Unmeasurable

GoDaddy Receives Patent On 'Announcing A Domain Name Registration On A Social Website'

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Another day, another crazy patent. DomainNameWire has the story that GoDaddy has successfully received a patent on "Announcing a domain name registration on a social website." The patent, 8,276,057, was filed back in September of 2009. Take a look at the claims for yourself to understand exactly what's being claimed,...
GoDaddy Receives Patent On 'Announcing A Domain Name Registration On A Social Website'

Ubuntu Linux 13.04 'Raring Ringtail' hits beta 1

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Fans of Ubuntu Linux may recall that the Ubuntu 13.04 development cycle is a little different from those of versions past, as Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth outlined back in October. Not only is a new "skunkworks" approach being brought to bear on the next upcoming version of the popular...
Ubuntu Linux 13.04 'Raring Ringtail' hits beta 1
iPhone 5 Unlocked U.S. Pricing: $649 (16GB), $749 (32GB) And $849 (64GB)
Emoticon creator says emoji are 'ugly'

Adobe Will Contribute To Google's Blink Browser Engine, Believes It Will "Strengthen An Already Healthy Browser Competition"

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Google’s announcement that it would fork WebKit to develop its own Blink browser engine was definitely a surprise and the repercussions of this move for the browser ecosystem as a whole are still unclear. Today, about two weeks after Google’s announcement, Vincent Hardy, Adobe’s director of engineering for the company’s...
Adobe Will Contribute To Google's Blink Browser Engine, Believes It Will "Strengthen An Already Healthy Browser Competition"
Pippin Barr gives us 36 'Pong' variations with lasers, Tetris blocks, and more
Walkthrough of how to use Facebook’s updated self-serve ad tool
UNICEF says Facebook 'likes' won't save children's lives

Yet Again, Netflix Class Action Shows That Class Action Lawsuits Are Mostly About Making Lawyers Rich

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For years, we've been pointing out that our class action lawsuit system is broken. It makes sense, in theory, that if a large group of people are wronged, that they can team up to right that wrong--but in practice it has morphed into a system where a bunch of bottom-feeder...
Yet Again, Netflix Class Action Shows That Class Action Lawsuits Are Mostly About Making Lawyers Rich
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