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wednesday morning

Report: Facebook's IPO To Start At $5 Billion, And It's Coming Wednesday AM

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Facebook’s much-anticipated IPO looks to be coming ever-closer, with a new report out with further details of what we will see come Wednesday morning. According to the International Financing Review, Facebook will be filing to raise $5 billion in a preliminary initial public offering prospectus on Wednesday morning. IFR...
Report: Facebook's IPO To Start At $5 Billion, And It's Coming Wednesday AM
Plumgrid nabs $10.7M from USVP, Hummer Winblad to advance software-defined networking
WSJ: Amazon might be working on a 'phablet'

Cold water poured on report of Apple TV-related media event next month

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A proven Apple insider has just shot down Wednesday morning's report from Jefferies Equity Research suggesting Apple was preparing for a television-related media event next month....
Cold water poured on report of Apple TV-related media event next month

Microsoft explains latest Hotmail, Outlook glitch

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Microsoft attributed the March 12 glitch affecting Hotmail and Outlook.com to a temperature spike in one of its data centers. Many users said they had no access to the services on Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning. SkyDrive was also affected. According to a Wednesday Outlook blog post by Microsoft VP...
Microsoft explains latest Hotmail, Outlook glitch

U.S. smartphones: Inching toward 1 million per week

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Unless something changes fast, they're all going to be Androids and iPhones Source: Asymco.com ComScore issued its January snapshot of the U.S. mobile phone market Tuesday -- with accompanying pie chart here -- but if you want to understand what the numbers mean you should check out Horace Dediu's Wednesday...
U.S. smartphones: Inching toward 1 million per week

Facebook IPO Filing Coming Wednesday

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What a long time coming this has been. It appears that Facebook is going to file for its IPO on Wednesday. According to IFR It is looking like they are starting with raising approximately $5 billion in this offering. Indications are that they are going to start small and then...
Facebook IPO Filing Coming Wednesday

Irish Rail Uses Twitter To Help Reunite Lost Dog With Owner

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One thing I always like about new technology is when it enables something that was effectively impossible before. So, while this story is really just a cute story about a lost dog, it also is quite amazing when you think about it. Not so long ago, this kind of thing...
Irish Rail Uses Twitter To Help Reunite Lost Dog With Owner

Attackers sign malware using crypto certificate stolen from Opera Software

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Alan Cleaver Hackers penetrated network servers belonging to Opera Software, stole at least one digital certificate, and then used it to distribute malware that incorrectly appeared to be published by the browser maker. The attack was uncovered, halted, and contained on June 19, according to a short advisory that Opera...
Attackers sign malware using crypto certificate stolen from Opera Software

Amazon scales up its Cloud Player music app for the iPad and iPad mini

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Amazon’s streaming music service, Cloud Player, has been available on iOS for more than six months, but designed for an iPhone or iPod touch screen. But as of Wednesday, it’s now optimized for both the larger display of the iPad and the slightly smaller iPad mini, Amazon announced Wednesday. The...
Amazon scales up its Cloud Player music app for the iPad and iPad mini
Under new rules, Uber faces Chicago closure

Yahoo Leans on Facebook in Revamp of Home Page

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Yahoo on Wednesday morning plans to unveil a much-awaited overhaul to its iconic home page, as Chief Executive Marissa Mayer looks to reverse a long-term decline in the time people spend on many of its sites. The new home page has a stronger emphasis on tailoring the news articles and...
Yahoo Leans on Facebook in Revamp of Home Page

Foxconn Worker in China Found Dead, Authorities Investigating

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A Foxconn worker was found dead on Wednesday morning, with Chinese press calling it a suicide, but authorities are still investigating....
Foxconn Worker in China Found Dead, Authorities Investigating
$5,000 will buy you access to another, new critical Java vulnerability

iTunes Gets a Major Makeover

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The iPhone 5 was the centerpiece of Apple’s invitation-only event Wednesday morning, but there was another important product debuted alongside it: A brand new version of iTunes. A complete redesign of Apple’s media software, the latest iteration of iTunes features a new more intuitive layout, improved performance, easier playlist creation,...
iTunes Gets a Major Makeover

Instagram Gives Twitter the Bird

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The cards are on the table, and it’s getting ugly. From now on, you may happen to notice Instagram photos appearing oddly on Twitter. Some images may appear cropped or off. This is not a bug. It’s because Instagram doesn’t want to play nice with Twitter anymore. In a post...
Instagram Gives Twitter the Bird
An HTTP Status hack to rule them all

The Man Behind A Website That Let You Post Nude Pics Of Your Ex Is Back With A Brand-New Venture

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Be careful where you send those naked pictures. A site that solicited naked pictures of your ex, or basically anyone you dislike, might be back after facing intense legal pressure from Internet heavyweights like Facebook. IsAnyoneUp.com was created by Hunter Moore as a dumping ground for anyone to submit naked...
The Man Behind A Website That Let You Post Nude Pics Of Your Ex Is Back With A Brand-New Venture

Is Twitter heading toward a future in video?

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Everybody and their mother has attempted to create “Instagram for video,” and it’s possible Twitter is joining the club. CEO Dick Costolo sent a tweet Wednesday morning that included a short video that auto-plays when you click to expand his tweet, raising some questions about the company’s intended future in...
Is Twitter heading toward a future in video?

Oak Ridge Lab builds world's fastest computer, still can't divide by zero

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Titan Cray XK7 supercomputer is officially the world's fastest data cruncher just after being unveiled last week. According to IEEE Spectrum , Top 500 released an updated list Wednesday morning at the SC12 Supercomputing Conference that shows the Titan toppling its...
Oak Ridge Lab builds world's fastest computer, still can't divide by zero

Steve Ballmer's island home on outer edge of massive mudslide

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Photo via our news partner KING5. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer nearly lost his Whidbey Island vacation home yesterday due to a scary mudslide that forced evacuations and damaged one house. About 90 minutes north of Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, a massive 500-yard landside hit at 4:15 a.m. Wednesday morning, bumping...
Steve Ballmer's island home on outer edge of massive mudslide

Songza App Review: Pandora And Spotify Better Watch Their Backs

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Sure, there are plenty of music streaming services out there, and even ones with amazing shareable playlists, but Songza differentiates by falling right into that sweet spot between Spotify and Pandora. The app’s most interesting feature, Concierge, sets up playlists based on day and time, with filters for whatever mood...
Songza App Review: Pandora And Spotify Better Watch Their Backs

MIT hushing up swarmbot display tech?

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On Wednesday morning, Evan Ackerman over at BotJunkie posted about MIT's Flyfire system. The idea behind the system is simple and very exciting: Swarms of tiny LED-carrying robot helicopters arrange themselves in the air to make 2D or 3D displays in which each bot serves as a single pixel....
MIT hushing up swarmbot display tech?

Foolish on Facebook: Teen arrested after posting about drunk driving

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There are certain things you probably shouldn’t post on social media. Some examples: angry insults directed at your boss, drunk pictures of yourself from last night, your social security number. But Jacob Cox-Brown may have shared something much worse than any of that. So bad, in fact, that the 18-year-old...
Foolish on Facebook: Teen arrested after posting about drunk driving
Last minute Apple rumors: iPhone 5, "Lightning," new iPod touches
Apple's iPhone 5 Event, in Pictures

DoJ files antitrust suit against Apple, 5 publishers over e-book prices

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The US Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and five e-book publishers over alleged collusion to fix e-book prices. The antitrust suit was filed in US District Court in New York on Wednesday morning against Apple, Hachette, Harper Collins, Macmillan, Penguin, and Simon & Schuster,...
DoJ files antitrust suit against Apple, 5 publishers over e-book prices
Amen gets major feature boost and new investors

Microsoft fixes Hotmail, Outlook.com glitches that caused outage

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Microsoft has fixed a problem that caused an outage for many users of Hotmail and the service that is replacing it, Outlook.com. Maintenance work continued to affect the calendaring component of Hotmail, however. Microsoft acknowledged the email problem Tuesday afternoon and declared it fixed on Wednesday morning, about 13...
Microsoft fixes Hotmail, Outlook.com glitches that caused outage

Brazilian court orders arrest of Google official over YouTube video

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A court in Brazil has ordered the arrest of a Google executive after the company refused to take down videos that criticized a candiate for mayor of the city of Campo Grande. According to the Associated Press, the court ordered the arrest of Google executive Fabio Jose Silva Coelho because...
Brazilian court orders arrest of Google official over YouTube video
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