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Nokia Lumia 720 unveiled: 4.3-inch ClearBlack display, 9mm thick, 6.7MP Carl Zeiss, wireless charging capable

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Notice Vogue in that live tile up there? That's because Nokia's toning down its focus on imaging innovation at this year's MWC (remember the PureView 808?) for a hyper-targeted take on the mid-range: the Lumia 720. Made for über-social types prone to late night party shots, selfies and multimedia...
Nokia Lumia 720 unveiled: 4.3-inch ClearBlack display, 9mm thick, 6.7MP Carl Zeiss, wireless charging capable

Mini tablets: size matters in Christmas battle between internet giants

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Sales war could determine whether Apple, Google or Amazon comes to dominate the fastest-growing area of computingIt is a battle of internet titans, but fought on a tiny scale: amid the wrapping paper and badly fitting jumpers, millions of people around Britain unwrapped a 7in tablet this Christmas. But will it...
Mini tablets: size matters in Christmas battle between internet giants
Next Issue brings 39 all-you-can-read magazines to iPad

Nortel Networks hackers had "access to everything" for years

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Nortel Networks suffered a security breach that for almost a decade gave attackers with Chinese IP addresses access to executive network accounts, technical papers, employee emails and other sensitive documents at the once-thriving telecommunications firm, The Wall Street Journal reported (subscription required). The publication, citing a former 19-year Nortel...
Nortel Networks hackers had "access to everything" for years

Fresh from the Internet's Attic

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Animated GIFs - the choppy, crude snippets of video loops that hearken back to dial-up modems - are enjoying an unlikely vogue as the digital accessory of the moment....
Fresh from the Internet's Attic

If It Takes You 20 Years To Notice Madonna Sampled Your Songs, Perhaps It's A Transformative Use

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Ima Fish alerts us to the news that Madonna is being sued for copyright infringement over samples in the hit song "Vogue." That song, you may recall, came out in 1990. So you might think that it's a bit late to claim copyright infringement. Why did it take so long?...
If It Takes You 20 Years To Notice Madonna Sampled Your Songs, Perhaps It's A Transformative Use

After almost 20 years, GPU benchmarking is moving past frames per second

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For decades, FPS -- frames per second -- has been virtually the only metric of GPU performance. Now, that's changing -- and the new tools coming into vogue expose new aspects of relative GPU performance. How do these new frame latency measurements fit in with conventional testing? We discuss....
After almost 20 years, GPU benchmarking is moving past frames per second

Hardware Startup Outex Takes To Kickstarter To Fund Its Go-Anywhere SLR Camera Housing

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I like to use my SLR, but there are many times when I leave it behind because I’m not sure whether it’ll be able to handle the conditions I plan to be using it in. LA-based hardware startup Outex is trying to make sure that photographers can use their...
Hardware Startup Outex Takes To Kickstarter To Fund Its Go-Anywhere SLR Camera Housing

Jack Dorsey: Marissa Mayer Is A Founder Of Yahoo (YHOO)

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We should consider Marissa Mayer a founder of Yahoo, said Square CEO Jack Dorsey at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco today. What does that mean, since she actually joined the company some 18 years after its founding? Dorsey, who actually is a founder of both Square and Twitter,...
Jack Dorsey: Marissa Mayer Is A Founder Of Yahoo (YHOO)
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Seems Like An Amazing Husband

Oxford Professor Says Mankind Is Ethically Obligated To Create Genetically Engineered Babies

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As we were just talking about the appeals court ruling that isolated genes are still patentable, we will have to begin thinking about how such a ruling will impact our lives. Some groups have decided to go the property rights route to assign ownership of DNA. Others wring their hands over how...
Oxford Professor Says Mankind Is Ethically Obligated To Create Genetically Engineered Babies

Y Combinator-Backed Mth Sense Aims To Improve Mobile Ad Targeting Based On Your App History

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As mobile publishers and advertisers struggle to know more about the users who are seeing their ads, a Y Combinator-backed startup called Mth Sense is offering a new approach to the problem — it looks at consumers’ app usage data to create a profile of their demographics and interests. This...
Y Combinator-Backed Mth Sense Aims To Improve Mobile Ad Targeting Based On Your App History

Going Native

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… the ultimate native ads are the glossy fashion ads in Vogue: in most cases, they’re better than the editorial, and as a result, readers spend as much time with the ads — if not more — as they do with the edit. – Felix Salmon, writing about the...
Going Native

This Is Your Brain On Apps: New App Crowdsources Neuroscience Experiments

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Smartphones let scientists peek beneath our skulls sans scalpels. Just in time for Brain Awareness Week, scientists at Britain's UCL have begun a new effort to carry out neuroscience experiments on an "unprecedented scale," according to the press release. By leveraging the explosion of smartphone and table technology and...
This Is Your Brain On Apps: New App Crowdsources Neuroscience Experiments

Review: Create animated GIFs quickly with UnFREEz

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GIF animations are back in vogue, thanks to memes. Even without their use as humor postcards, it makes sense to use the animated form of Graphics Interchange Format instead of bandwidth-guzzling videos wherever appropriate. GIF animations may be the poor cousins of Flash or HTML5 animations, but the ease...
Review: Create animated GIFs quickly with UnFREEz

Winzip 17 adds integration with Box cloud storage

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Winzip has been a household name in file compression for two decades. WinZip 17 takes file compression and management to the cloud with Google Drive, SkyDrive, and Dropbox integration--and now a new update is available that adds Box to the mix. WinZip was a pioneer of the freemium software...
Winzip 17 adds integration with Box cloud storage

[Poll] What Are the Best Features of a 7-inch Tablet?

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A man wearing a sports coat. A woman with a small purse. A doctor with a lab coat. What do all of these people have in common? They all have places where a 7-inch tablet would fit perfectly. With Google releasing the Nexus 7 and Apple rumored to be coming...
[Poll] What Are the Best Features of a 7-inch Tablet?

Conde Nast Wants You To Believe Microsoft Didn't Pay For Windows 8 Covers On Vanity Fair And Glamour

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Conde Nast -- the publisher of Vogue, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair and Glamour -- insists it was not paid to give up the covers of its December issues to Microsoft's Windows 8 campaign. The company's magazines all feature cover wraps this month which resemble Windows 8 start pages for...
Conde Nast Wants You To Believe Microsoft Didn't Pay For Windows 8 Covers On Vanity Fair And Glamour

Susan Miller Says What It Takes To Be The World's Most Successful Astrologer

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Don't call her a clairvoyant and whatever you do don't compare her to Miss Cleo. Famed astrologer Susan Miller, who has a business degree from NYU, finds this talk deeply offensive. "What I do is scientific," Miller said over lunch. "Astrology involves careful methods learned over years and years of...
Susan Miller Says What It Takes To Be The World's Most Successful Astrologer

It Sucks to Be a Teen on the Internet Today

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OMG!! (Photo: Family.go.com) In the mid-90s, when this reporter was in elementary school, we developed a code for AOL instant messenger to alert our chat buddies whenever our parents had entered the room or were looking over our shoulders. “1,” we would type, when they were lurking around, to let...
It Sucks to Be a Teen on the Internet Today
Stubhub founder Jeff Fluhr wants you to know that Spreecast is way, way better than Google Hangouts

IBM's Project Sparta Is Now Named PureData

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So remember last month how I told you about Project Sparta? That would be the IBM project aimed at simplifying how companies attack their big data problems. So anyway, it has a name now, and like I suspected, it’s part of the growing Pure line. It’s been dubbed the PureData...
IBM's Project Sparta Is Now Named PureData

Intel leaks: ValleyView chip could bring 4x graphics boost to netbooks in 2013

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One of many reasons to still be excited about Ivy Bridge is the integrated HD4000 graphics, which are zippy enough to handle Skyrim at modest settings. Desktoppers may not be so enthused if they stick to discrete GPUs anyway, but the potential for better graphics in cheaper, low-power mobile...
Intel leaks: ValleyView chip could bring 4x graphics boost to netbooks in 2013

Welcome to the golden age of enterprise IT -- and get used to it: It'll be here for a while

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In case you didn’t notice, it’s the golden age of enterprise startups. And some investors believe it will continue for another seven years or more. No one is completely sure what will come after that, but it’s worth reflecting on what brought us here and what the dynamics are of...
Welcome to the golden age of enterprise IT -- and get used to it: It'll be here for a while

Motorola kills off unpopular Lapdock accessory, surprising no one

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Remember the Lapdock? If not, join the club. Motorola’s is issuing a kill order on its smartphone dock accessory, which never managed to gain traction among consumers. Introduced at CES 2011, the Lapdock’s Webtop software allowed owners of a limited number of compatible Motorola phones to interact with their devices from...
Motorola kills off unpopular Lapdock accessory, surprising no one

C'est la reprise ! Secr. US au Trésor Geithner dans Vogue ! http://bit.ly/3mhBhk

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C'est la reprise ! Secr. US au Trésor Geithner dans Vogue ! http://bit.ly/3mhBhk

StileEye serves up fashion suggestions based on photos you take

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We’ve covered a number of fashion-based startups before, including Russia-based Looksima, which recently landed 15 million rubles ($484,000) in funding from Vesna Investment. Now, another fledgling startup going by the name of StileEye is officially launching its so-called ‘visual engine for fashion’, after a few months in quiet, public beta....
StileEye serves up fashion suggestions based on photos you take

About One Accelerator Is Launching a Day, Says TechStars Founder

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(Photo: CERN) Yesterday we wrote that the tech accelerator epidemic had hit New Jersey. The truth may be closer to: The tech accelerator epidemic has hit everywhere. Tech accelerators are so in vogue that Forbes added an accelerator ranking to its "Midas List" coverage, which includes a list of the top...
About One Accelerator Is Launching a Day, Says TechStars Founder

What We're Reading: Apple Leaks

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Hacker culture, Hitler meme videos, and a tech executive in Vogue top the reading list....
What We're Reading: Apple Leaks

Facebook Just Patented The Feed – What Does That Mean For Everyone That Uses Them?

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There are times when you file a patent that you might never use and forget about it. Then there are times you file a patent and later have granted at the best possible time. Facebook is at just such a moment it seems with the granting of US patent number 7,669,123....
Facebook Just Patented The Feed – What Does That Mean For Everyone That Uses Them?
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?