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Children's publisher turns back on Amazon

www.guardian.co.uk
Refusing further business, Barefoot Books says retail giant has undermined its commitment to 'grassroots values'An award-winning children's publisher has cut its ties with Amazon, saying that the online retail giant has turned its books into commodities and undermined its way of doing business.Citing her commitment "to diversity and to grassroots...
Children's publisher turns back on Amazon

Disappearing Net Names Hint at Amazon Data Center Expansion

www.wired.com
Amazon’s Data Empire: Existing data centers are in blue, possible expansions in yellow Amazon may be expanding the worldwide network of data centers underpinning its massively popular cloud service, adding new facilities in Hong Kong and Sydney, according to clues hidden in a handful of obscure internet records. The...
Disappearing Net Names Hint at Amazon Data Center Expansion

Arduino-based ArduSat will run your code in space

www.extremetech.com
What is the only thing cooler than an Arduino-based satellite? One that anyone can buy access to for up to a week to run experiments using a controllable satellite with a variety of sensors. Interestingly, the satellite is seeking funding using crowdsourcing website Kickstarter.The ArduSat is currently a 1U CubeSat...
Arduino-based ArduSat will run your code in space

Nexmo Raises $3M From Intel Capital For Mobile Messaging API Service, Signaling More Disruption For The Telcos

techcrunch.com
Nexmo has raised $3 million from Intel Capital for its mobile messaging API, carrier grade service. Also participating were NHN Investment Corporation and Initial Capital. Nexmo, founded in 2010, raised $500,000 in seed capital at the beginning of last year. Nexmo is one of a new generation of companies that...
Nexmo Raises $3M From Intel Capital For Mobile Messaging API Service, Signaling More Disruption For The Telcos
Tor's latest project helps Iran get back online despite new Internet censorship regime
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Peecho brings its Cloud Print button to Issuu’s vast online document library

thenextweb.com
Peecho, the startup that launched an embeddable Cloud Print button last year, has today announced a deal to bring the feature to the 4 million publications hosted by document sharing service Issuu. Once embedded, the Cloud Print button allows a user to order a physical copy of the document they’re...
Peecho brings its Cloud Print button to Issuu’s vast online document library

‘Vaporware Is the New Minimal Viable Product,’ Declares Hype Up Weekend

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We don't even remember this one. "At some point, the hackathon bubble has got to pop." That's what Betabeat wrote 11 months ago in a story we called "Welcome to Hackathon Central!" about the astonishing abundance of these developer sleepovers, which now occur on a bus, on an island, with massages...
‘Vaporware Is the New Minimal Viable Product,’ Declares Hype Up Weekend

Should we still write Internet with a capital ‘i’?

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Writing for any organisation means working with a style guide. There are the classics, such as AP Stylebook that lay out standards for writing and are put in place to create consistency across a publication. Against this lies the progression of language and the rate at which English is prone...
Should we still write Internet with a capital ‘i’?
History | Professor Enlists Android Phones in Search for Black Holes

Global grid helps CERN find 'God particle'

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A worldwide network of data centers played a key role in CERN's discovery of what may be the long-sought Higgs boson, or "God particle," thought to be part of the explanation for why matter has mass....
Global grid helps CERN find 'God particle'

Why HP Thinks Sensors Will Lead to The Next Big Wave of Computing

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Earlier this month I had the chance to visit Hewlett Packard Labs in Palo Alto. I spent my time there talking to a number of senior engineers and scientists about the exciting technology they're working on, much of it related to the Internet of Things (a trend I've paid particularly...
Why HP Thinks Sensors Will Lead to The Next Big Wave of Computing
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The wind tunnel computer that hopes to conquer cancer
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Google Remakes Online Empire With 'Colossus'

Babelverse Lands $500K Seed Round Led By 500 Startups For Human-Powered Online Translation

techcrunch.com
Babelverse, the language translation startup that landed the title of “Audience Choice” at Disrupt NYC this past May, has raised $500,000 in a seed round led by 500 Startups. Babelverse’s online marketplace provides speech translation services in close to real-time through a worldwide network of human interpreters. Today, Babelverse co-founders...
Babelverse Lands $500K Seed Round Led By 500 Startups For Human-Powered Online Translation
Google Preps Cloud For New War On Microsoft, Amazon

Apple retail: 300 million served (so far) in 2012

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Apple's worldwide network of retail stores has already seen nearly 300 million visitors in its current fiscal year, with about a month and a half left to go. (Apple's fiscal year runs from October through September.) The news was shared with The Loop as Apple opened stores 374 and 375...
Apple retail: 300 million served (so far) in 2012
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A Day After Facebook's IPO, Mark Zuckerberg Marries! (FB)

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg married his long time girlfriend, Priscilla Chan, today – a day after the company finally went public. The ceremony was in the back yard of Zuckerberg's home in Palo Alto. 100 or so people attended. Congratulations, Mark! Best wishes, Priscilla. Attaboy, Beast. The AP Story:...
A Day After Facebook's IPO, Mark Zuckerberg Marries! (FB)
Where in the World is Google Building Servers?
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