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Kindle Fire HD 4G approved for sale by the FCC

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According to an Amazon spokeswoman, the online retailer has received approval from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to sell the 4G version of the Kindle Fire. The 8.9-inch tablet was unveiled last month, but the devices had not yet received FCC clearance, and was required to run disclaimers on web...
Kindle Fire HD 4G approved for sale by the FCC

Hisense Pulse with Google TV set-top box hands-on (1080p)

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Hisense announced its low-cost set-top box, the Pulse with Google TV, a few days ago, and though pricing remains vague at "less than $100," we got a chance to see the device in action at IFA today. The Android-based Pulse supports content in 1080p, and includes HDMI, USB and...
Hisense Pulse with Google TV set-top box hands-on (1080p)
Vine finally lets you embed its bite-sized videos on the web

Programming Data Collection for SEO Research

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Last month I showed you three tricks I use when gathering data on websites. I used these techniques to download web pages into a local folder. In and of themselves, these procedures are not SEO; however, a search engine optimization professional working on a large or enterprise website ought to... Please...
Programming Data Collection for SEO Research
Department of Transportation thinks cars should stop you from texting while driving

Bringing improved support for Adobe Flash Player to Google Chrome

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Adobe Flash Player is the most widely used web browser plug-in. It enables a wide range of applications and content on the Internet, from games, to video, to enterprise apps.The traditional browser plug-in model has enabled tremendous innovation on the web, but it also presents challenges for both plug-ins and...
Bringing improved support for Adobe Flash Player to Google Chrome

Infratel Raises $3 Million For Facebook Connected Cloud-Based Telephony Service

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Go to almost any small business Web site and you will find you can’t make a call.  A real call where you talk to someone simply by clicking a button. Infratel hopes to change all that. The Seattle company has received $3 million in funding from Prostor Capital and Runa Capital...
Infratel Raises $3 Million For Facebook Connected Cloud-Based Telephony Service
Chromebook Pixel review: The notebook that will make a very small number of people very happy

A Better Way to Embed Twitter Lists in Webpages

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Lists are one of the most interesting features of Twitter as they let you follow updates from a group of people, or multiple websites, without you having to add them individually to your Twitter account. For instance, you can follow the Tech Brands list to get updates from all the...
A Better Way to Embed Twitter Lists in Webpages

13 killer Chrome apps to replace your desktop software

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When Tim Berners-Lee invented the first Web browser in 1990, it was just an application made to read HTML pages passively. Fast-forward to today, and the modern Web browser has become a powerful platform in itself--almost a miniature operating system, capable of running complex JavaScript code and interacting with Flash...
13 killer Chrome apps to replace your desktop software

How to Get Started With Google Analytics

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Marketing is one of the great challenges for online businesses. How do you get people to view your Web pages? How do you get them to come back? What do your customers like the most about your product or service? How do you get them to buy? This is...
How to Get Started With Google Analytics

Microsoft DMCA Notice 'Mistakenly' Targets BBC, Techcrunch, Wikipedia and U.S. Govt

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In recent months the number of DMCA takedown requests sent out by copyright holders has increased dramatically, and it’s starting to turn the Internet into a big mess. One of the problems is that many rightsholders use completely automated systems to inform Google and other sites of infringements. That these...
Microsoft DMCA Notice 'Mistakenly' Targets BBC, Techcrunch, Wikipedia and U.S. Govt

Amazon's Silk Browser Now Tracking User Behavior For New "Trending Now" Section...Wait, What?

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Oh did you hear? Amazon announced a bunch of new Kindles yesterday. And here’s another little tidbit  - those devices, the Kindle Fire and Fire HD, are also getting an updated version of the Amazon Silk browser. The “cloud accelerated” mobile browser has received a handful of its own improvements,...
Amazon's Silk Browser Now Tracking User Behavior For New "Trending Now" Section...Wait, What?

WebEx co-founder launches Moxtra app to organize your multimedia, foster collaboration

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Moxtra, the new organizational app from the team behind WebEx, wants to classify your media and help you collaborate better.  What’s most interesting is how well the iPhone/iPad app plays well with other software. The free app allows you to add virtually any type of multimedia, including documents, photos, web...
WebEx co-founder launches Moxtra app to organize your multimedia, foster collaboration

Bitcoin Is A Step Closer To Becoming A Part Of Your Web Browser

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A funny thing just happened: virtual currency bitcoin has now passed the first round of approval required to become a standard for the web, alongside other familiar "schemes" which allow elements on a webpage to, for example, open your email application when you click on an email address on a...
Bitcoin Is A Step Closer To Becoming A Part Of Your Web Browser
Reader-recommended apps for your shiny new Android tablet
Samsung just sold its 2 millionth Galaxy Note phablet that everyone hates

SPDY support in Chrome for Android still in development

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Google may be introducing a proxy-based connection enhancement to Chrome for Android, in order to improve Internet speeds for mobile devices. Flags listed in the Chromium Git commit mention about SPDY proxy authentication, calling it a way to "Reduce data consumption by loading optimized web pages via Google proxy servers."......
SPDY support in Chrome for Android still in development

Nokia Caught Exposing User Data To Potential Snoops

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Nokia has changed how it handles data after an investigation by IT blogger Guarang K Pandya. Pandya uncovered how Nokia was having all of its handset users' supposedly secure data diverted to its own servers, unencrypted, then re-encrypted and sent out to its intended destination server. They did this through...
Nokia Caught Exposing User Data To Potential Snoops

BP spending $10k/day on Google ads to drive traffic to its web pages on spill http://bit.ly/dqDvPJ cleanup efforts could sure use that $

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BP spending $10k/day on Google ads to drive traffic to its web pages on spill http://bit.ly/dqDvPJ cleanup efforts could sure use that $

Anyone Who Thinks Tumblr Is GeoCities Has Amnesia (Or Worse)

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As everyone in the world weighs in on Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr, some snarkers are dismissing the deal as just another GeoCities. In early 1999, Yahoo bought a company called GeoCities. Back in the 1990s, GeoCities was a popular site that allowed people to create their own web pages. GeoCities was...
Anyone Who Thinks Tumblr Is GeoCities Has Amnesia (Or Worse)

Microsoft, Surprisingly, Is Pushing The HTML5 Web Standard

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Though it looks well-intentioned, MS's attempt to promote standard HTML5 in web pages is a dig at Apple and Google. Microsoft has a new website out: "modern.ie." It's all about promoting standard HTML5-type web code so that a modern, dynamic, Flash-free website works just as well in one browser...
Microsoft, Surprisingly, Is Pushing The HTML5 Web Standard

This simple mobile ad format could boost Facebook's bottom line while bankrolling a startup

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“There will always be times of network congestion and busy servers. Web pages aren’t getting any smaller, and the more bandwidth [that] is available, the more we use. Delays are not going away.” That’s the logic behind Mark McAndrew‘s lofty goal of a new type of ad network for mobile devices...
This simple mobile ad format could boost Facebook's bottom line while bankrolling a startup

Apple takes its Genius Bar online to help you set up your iPhone and iPad, in the UK for now at least

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The Apple Genius Bar has proven to be a pretty popular service for those not quite sure what they’re looking for. Don’t know whether you need a MacBook Pro, Air or even an iPad? Make an appointment with an expert at one of Apple’s in-store Genius Bars. Indeed, just last...
Apple takes its Genius Bar online to help you set up your iPhone and iPad, in the UK for now at least

New Citadel malware variant targets Payza online payment platform

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A new variant of the Citadel financial malware is targeting users of the Payza online payment platform by launching local in-browser attacks to steal their credentials, according to researchers from security firm Trusteer.Citadel is a Trojan program designed primarily to steal online banking credentials, but is also associated with...
New Citadel malware variant targets Payza online payment platform
Google forks WebKit with new Blink rendering engine for Chrome
Expanding the Cloud – Introducing Amazon CloudSearch
Microsoft: We Were Hacked, Too! (MSFT)

I Admit It, The iPad Is A Kindle Killer. I Just Wish It Weren’t Going To Kill Reading Too

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For one reason or another, I’ve spent the past few weeks down at the TechCrunch offices. As a result, it’s proved almost impossible to avoid iPad fanboy hysteria. Mike has already said that the device “beats even my most optimistic expectations”, Jason was one of the first in line at...
I Admit It, The iPad Is A Kindle Killer. I Just Wish It Weren’t Going To Kill Reading Too
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