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Windows Server 8 gets a new name, roses retain their sweetness

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A wise man once said that names don't matter, because what something's called won't change how mustard tastes. Microsoft has clearly taken that wisdom to its heart, spending two seconds (we hope) in deciding that official title of Windows Server 8 will be... Windows Server 2012. In other news,...
Windows Server 8 gets a new name, roses retain their sweetness

Cisco: mobile connections will hit 10 billion by 2016, helped by tablet boom

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That Cisco's always been prescient. Three years ago, the networking giant predicted a 66-fold increase in worldwide mobile data traffic -- a surge that was expected to dovetail with the spread of 4G networks. With us so far? Sounds pretty obvious sensible, right? Well, the company's got more wisdom...
Cisco: mobile connections will hit 10 billion by 2016, helped by tablet boom

Why Bing's Facebook Integration Won't Help Most People

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On Monday, Microsoft added the capability to "tag" Facebook friends while searching in Bing, actively soliciting the wisdom of real people when conducting searches. While this sounds like a great idea in theory, it's unlikely to be used except by a majority of users. That's not to say bringing Facebook...
Why Bing's Facebook Integration Won't Help Most People

Kevin Rose reflects on Digg, the dangers of outside investors, and his legacy

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By the time Digg was portioned off for sale this year, company founder Kevin Rose wasn’t visiting the site anymore. He had already left Digg for other projects, including his own startup and a role at Google Ventures, and says it had become hard to see what happened to his...
Kevin Rose reflects on Digg, the dangers of outside investors, and his legacy
As patent wars escalate, business booms for those who can predict the odds

iPad 3? Apple TV? What will Apple announce on Wednesday?

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An iPad 3? A smaller version? One with LTE/4G? Retina display? And what about Apple TV? Come and be part of the wisdom of the crowd and figure it outCharles Arthur...
iPad 3? Apple TV? What will Apple announce on Wednesday?

Three Things I Have Learned From Ev, Biz, and Goldman

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Since January, Evan Williams, Biz Stone, and Jason Goldman have been helping us build Branch. I feel very lucky to call them mentors and friends, so I thought I would pay it forward by sharing some of the wisdom that they have shared with me. I Don’t Know – @Ev Do you...
Three Things I Have Learned From Ev, Biz, and Goldman

Here's The Real Problem With Mitt Romney's Economic Plan: "Rich People" Don't Create The Jobs

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I had high hopes that Presidential candidate Mitt Romney might have a compelling plan to fix the U.S. economy. After all, as Romney often observes, he has spent most of his life working in the private sector, buying and restructuring businesses. And Mitt Romney's overall economic plan certainly does have...
Here's The Real Problem With Mitt Romney's Economic Plan: "Rich People" Don't Create The Jobs

iPhone 5: crowdsourcing the specifications and features

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Charles Arthur: Will it have 4G? A curved screen? New headphones? Will the camera have 8 or 10 megapixels? We need the wisdom of the crowd to figure this out for us. Come and join inCharles Arthur...
iPhone 5: crowdsourcing the specifications and features

The Pope's Twitter accounts go live in English and another six languages

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Well, we all knew it was coming but the Pope’s Twitter account is finally live, and will be using the @pontifex handle. While the account has yet to broadcast its first Papal tweet, from the accounts that it’s following, we can see that there will be an additional six language-specific...
The Pope's Twitter accounts go live in English and another six languages

Samantha Brick: in quotes

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Journalist Samantha Brick says she has no regrets over an article claiming women hated her for being beautiful. Here is the best of her wisdom:...
Samantha Brick: in quotes

It’s terrifying how important your Klout score has become

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We’ve heard a couple of stories in recent weeks about startups that choose celebrity investors over seasoned VCs because they wanted someone with a big online audience who could help attract new users and press to their product. According to the tech publication Wired, people are now being dismissed from...
It’s terrifying how important your Klout score has become

24 Ways To Make Life Hard For Your SEO Team

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While the industry is maturing, SEO still remains a largely misunderstood discipline. There are three main reasons for this: The search engines keep the details of their ranking algorithms private. There is a lot of bad information and misperceptions that are presented as SEO wisdom online. The... Please visit Search...
24 Ways To Make Life Hard For Your SEO Team

mon.ki snags $400k to bring social conversations to your Web browsing

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The wisdom of the crowd. Sometimes it’s given more weight than it probably should be, but there’s a lot to be said for relying on information from your friends. With the ever-increasing amount of networks, feeds and information that inundates us daily, mon.ki is aiming to be a filter. Starting...
mon.ki snags $400k to bring social conversations to your Web browsing

Photobucket integrates ImageVision technology to filter questionable content

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When dealing with user-generated images there is always the question of how to deal with content that is questionable. That is to say photos or images that are violent, graphic, pornographic or might make you want to crack open the mind-bleach to forget. For now, many organisations and companies filter...
Photobucket integrates ImageVision technology to filter questionable content

4 Stupid Legal Mistakes That Can Kill Your Startup

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Everyone knows Dickens’ famous opening from A Tale of Two Cities. But “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." is only the beginning of the line. The sentence continues: “it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness…” It’s that second...
4 Stupid Legal Mistakes That Can Kill Your Startup

NASA seeks wisdom of crowd for Mars robot missions

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Scientists and engineers worldwide can submit papers for a conference dedicated to brainstorming ideas for future Mars exploration. [Read more]...
NASA seeks wisdom of crowd for Mars robot missions

From the folks who brought you Flip Video: Knowmia, an online vid platform for students and teachers

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The co-founders of the late Flip Video portable shooters have created an internet-based platform for both students and teachers alike, in which they hope to help by offering over 7,000 online lessons -- with said number expected to grow over time, naturally. For starters, the crowdsourced project, dubbed Knowmia,...
From the folks who brought you Flip Video: Knowmia, an online vid platform for students and teachers

26-Year-Old Who Sold A $70 Million Company Explains How You Can Use Your Inbox Better

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In 2010, 24-year-old Nat Turner sold an ad tech company to Google for $70 million. So he knows some things. One of these things, apparently, is how to use email better than the rest of us. He shared some wisdom about it on his personal blog over the weekend. Read:...
26-Year-Old Who Sold A $70 Million Company Explains How You Can Use Your Inbox Better

The Jailbreaking scene gets its own WWDC as JailbreakCon moves to San Francisco

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Jailbreaking, the process of eliminating the barriers put in place by Apple to protect its iOS ecosystem, doesn’t have a minor hobbyist following, it’s evolved into a movement, where developers and mobile hackers work together to cater for millions of iOS device owners around the world. Last year, London became...
The Jailbreaking scene gets its own WWDC as JailbreakCon moves to San Francisco

Purls of wisdom: how to visualise data in crochet

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How do you make a data visualisation - and keep yourself warm? Moscow-based blogger Russian Sphinx combined both with this knitted chart showing Russia's population growth since 1500. She admits to "limited knowledge of yarns" - although she normally visualises data in slightly more conventional waysWho made this graphic? Russian...
Purls of wisdom: how to visualise data in crochet

REPORT: Bloomberg Considering A Bid For The Financial Times

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Chatter about either Bloomberg or Reuters purchasing British financial newspaper The Financial Times has been growing for awhile. Now from Amy Chozick and Michael Barbaro at The New York Times, the most detailed confirmation yet that Bloomberg is considering a bid. Michael R. Bloomberg is weighing the wisdom of buying...
REPORT: Bloomberg Considering A Bid For The Financial Times

And Now For The Truth About The Size Of Our Government...

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One of the most divisive issues in this country right now is the size of the government. And understandably so. We have a huge budget deficit and $15 trillion of debt to contend with, so the size of the government--and government spending--is obviously important. Unfortunately, this topic has now been...
And Now For The Truth About The Size Of Our Government...

Open Garden

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I was on the panel of judges yesterday at TechCrunch Disrupt to select the top startup of the conference. The finalists were a very impressive group: gTar, OpenGarden, UberConference, Ark, Babelverse and Sunglass. The winner was UberConference. gTar came in a close second. Both of those companies are impressive and I support the wisdom of the...
Open Garden

Samsung exec: Don't copy, 'learn the wisdom of the iPhone'

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A new internal Samsung e-mail shows that one of the company's top designers told the company not to copy the iPhone, but to learn from it. [Read more]...
Samsung exec: Don't copy, 'learn the wisdom of the iPhone'

Save the Web's best bits for later with Pocket

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One hassle I'm constantly dealing with is how to remember and return to all the interesting reading material I find online. For example, my colleague Christopher Null recently penned a great article, "How to run your business in Evernote." A must-read, right? Right, but when I first spotted it,...
Save the Web's best bits for later with Pocket

Tesla Roadster driver now halfway around the world, catching up with Citroen team (video)

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Human antagonists can bring far more stress to a journey than a ticking clock. Phileas Fogg learned that, and now Tesla Roadster owner Rafael de Mestre is discovering it too. He wants to be the first to drive a standard EV (i.e. not solar- or hydrogen-powered vehicle) around the...
Tesla Roadster driver now halfway around the world, catching up with Citroen team (video)
12 Tips To Building a Successful Startup Community Where You Live

How tablets are eating the PC's future

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Apple's iPad sales and PC trends point to a big future for tablets, but a new Forrester report sees promise for bigger machinesNow that the numbers are in, we can get a view on how the PC industry is doing – both the bit that Microsoft licenses directly (through Windows)...
How tablets are eating the PC's future
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