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Borussia Dortmund's Shinji Kagawa on Manchester United radar

www.guardian.co.uk
• United an option, says Japan playmaker's agent• David Gill refuses to comment on United targetsShinji Kagawa, the Borussia Dortmund midfielder, heads the potential recruits on Manchester United's radar as the champions seek to strengthen during the summer ahead of their attempt to win back the title from Manchester City.While...
Borussia Dortmund's Shinji Kagawa on Manchester United radar

The ethics of recycling content: Jonah Lehrer accused of self-plagiarism

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Jonah Lehrer has long been one of the rising stars of the science writing world. I was a huge fan of his work when he wrote for Wired (a sister publication of Ars) and was happy when he recently left for the New Yorker full time (again, another Conde Nast publication). That...
The ethics of recycling content: Jonah Lehrer accused of self-plagiarism

Anonymous Isn’t Happy LulzSec Leader Sabu Snitched to the FBI: ‘We Were Your Family Too’

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Anonymous has responded to the international raid on top members of the short-lived hacker group LulzSec that went down yesterday morning. The crippling indictment, which one FBI official called "devastating to the organization," was facilitated by evidence from LulzSec leader Hector Xavier Monsegur, the 28-year-old unemployed Lower East Side resident...
Anonymous Isn’t Happy LulzSec Leader Sabu Snitched to the FBI: ‘We Were Your Family Too’
WITN: Skip this week if you are sick of hearing about embargoes

Heavy Flooding Forces VC Fred Wilson Out Of His Home For The Next Couple Months

www.businessinsider.com
Earlier this morning, Union Square Ventures Principal Fred Wilson revealed via Twitter that his family will most likely be homeless for the next month or two because of Hurricane Sandy's heavy flooding. Wilson, an early investor in successful startups Twitter and Indeed, lives in Manhattan's "Zone A." Luckily, Wilson...
Heavy Flooding Forces VC Fred Wilson Out Of His Home For The Next Couple Months

Server outage turns Harmony Link into a paperweight

www.engadget.com
The Cloud is great place right? It's all puppy dogs and ice cream, until it isn't. We'd suspect that's what Harmony Link users who ditched their old school remotes for an iOS device are thinking right about now. You see while typical Harmony remote are only programmed via MyHarmony.com,...
Server outage turns Harmony Link into a paperweight
The seven deadly sins 2.0
Mailbox, Poland Spring, and what really matters on social media

Julian Assange's Ultimate Publicity Stunt: Running For Australian Senate?

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Even for supporters of Wikileaks and what it tried to achieve, Julian Assange is a polarizing figure -- often accused of letting his ego get in the way of good judgment. So, to be honest, it comes as little surprise that he's announced plans to run for the Australian Senate,...
Julian Assange's Ultimate Publicity Stunt: Running For Australian Senate?

Mountain Dew Truck Does Kickflip, Spill Automatically Transforms Freeway Into Chill Skatepark

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(Screencap: wpxi.com) Yesterday morning, a truck carrying America's greatest export, Mountain Dew, turned over on freeway I-70 in Pennsylvania, causing hundreds of bottles of the deliciously caffeinated nectar to clutter the road and back traffic up for hours. As if out of nowhere, hundreds of skateboarders descended on the scene,...
Mountain Dew Truck Does Kickflip, Spill Automatically Transforms Freeway Into Chill Skatepark

Bitter Suite: Why it's so hard to squeeze Microsoft Office into my life

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Foiled by storage space! My, how appropriate. Tuesday I signed up for the free trial of the new Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium (wow that’s a mouthful). The newest version of the perennial office applications suite launched yesterday morning, with a new subscription option for consumers, and I figured...
Bitter Suite: Why it's so hard to squeeze Microsoft Office into my life
Has adaptive design failed? Of course not

Microsoft stacks up Surface vs. iPad with mixed results

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Let’s see, the Surface RT is slightly heavier than the iPad, the same thickness and gets two hours less battery life. Sign me up! OK, so Microsoft’s new iPad vs. Windows tablet comparison site is more nuanced than that, pointing out the areas where Windows 8 and Windows RT...
Microsoft stacks up Surface vs. iPad with mixed results

Something Is Not Right Here

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The story of the 3 year old kid found dead in outer Melbourne is a tragedy. But there’s something not right in the coverage/ story: The Herald Sun When Harpreet Kaur Channa stepped out of the shower and realised her little boy, Gurshan Singh, was no longer in the house,...
Something Is Not Right Here
Google responds to criticism about paid placement search allegations

Syrian government blocks live video streaming site Bambuser

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Bambuser chief executive says Syrian activists are working around attempted blackout to continue to post videosThe Syrian government has blocked a premiere live stream website a day after one of its users broadcast images of a bombing believed to have been carried out by President Bashar al-Assad's forces.Bambuser – a...
Syrian government blocks live video streaming site Bambuser

Not quite: Google will sell 10M Android tablets in 2011, says Andy Rubin in 2010

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The ongoing Oracle v. Google trial is churning up some doozies regarding the history of Android, and this latest one is almost unbelievable: Google projected to sell roughly 10 million Android tablets a year for 2011 and 2012 while seizing a third of the marketshare. A presentation by former...
Not quite: Google will sell 10M Android tablets in 2011, says Andy Rubin in 2010

Facebookers Go Red To Support Marriage Equality

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Notice a little extra red in the blue sea of Facebook the past couple of days? That’s a new picture shared by the Human Rights Campaign, an advocacy group for LGBT individuals and their allies, which is being used to show support for marriage equality. Proposition 8, which outlaws same-sex...
Facebookers Go Red To Support Marriage Equality

Confirmed: Art.sy Has Permanently Moved To Artsy.net Due To Ongoing Syrian Unrest

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It’s official: The startup formerly known as Art.sy is now, simply, Artsy. The New York-based Artsy, which runs a website where people can discover and collect artwork, confirmed today that it has indeed permanently changed its web address from Art.sy to Artsy.net. TechCrunch first reported on the apparent switch yesterday....
Confirmed: Art.sy Has Permanently Moved To Artsy.net Due To Ongoing Syrian Unrest

IP Addresses Don't Positively Identify Infringers, Anti-Piracy Lawfirm Says

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Yesterday, Renai LeMay of Delimiter broke the news that mass piracy lawsuits are headed back to Australia. LeMay revealed that a lawfirm has written a series of letters to major Aussie ISPs asking that they hand over the personal details of individuals said to have downloaded and shared their clients’...
IP Addresses Don't Positively Identify Infringers, Anti-Piracy Lawfirm Says
Diary: An entrepreneur's trek to the State Capitol to support tax relief for startups

The Fat Vs Lean Debate

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Ben Horowitz and I debated Fat Vs Lean on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt yesterday morning. At the end, Erick Schonfeld asked for a show of hands and there was overwhelming support for my argument in favor of lean. But to be honest, I had the easy task. Arguing for lean...
The Fat Vs Lean Debate

Yesterday I thought email was dead. Yesterday I was an idiot.

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Yesterday morning, I sent an email to a couple of thousand NSFWCORP readers to tell them that their sponsored subscriptions — signed up for during our pilot period — were about to expire. For most of those readers it was the first email they’d received from us since they first...
Yesterday I thought email was dead. Yesterday I was an idiot.

PAX Gaming Expo Gets Off to a Playful Start

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You know you’re at a playful videogame conference when the hosts kick off the festivities by calling for — and getting — a collective knuckle-cracking from the audience. That’s how Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins, creators of the Penny Arcade comic and site, greeted attendees yesterday morning in Seattle’s Paramount...
PAX Gaming Expo Gets Off to a Playful Start

Facebook IPO: who gets what

www.guardian.co.uk
Mark Zuckerberg is not alone in financially benefitting from the world's largest technology flotationThe world's largest technology IPO is providing not just fees for bankers but fodder for comics. "It's great — now you can lose all your money in the same place you lost all your time," quipped late...
Facebook IPO: who gets what
How rumors of Dead Space's death may have been greatly exaggerated

How do you respond to an Anonymous hack? Boston Police shows us.

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Just over a week ago, Boston Police became the target of an attack by the online collective Anonymous, defacing its community policing website BPDNews.com and posting a YouTube video of the nineties hip-hop track ‘Sound of da Police’ by KRS-One. The website was down for nearly a week, only coming back...
How do you respond to an Anonymous hack? Boston Police shows us.
This Crazy, Hack-tastic Music Video Makes Your Mouse Cursor The Star
Facebook uses SMS to acquire users even as it works to supplant the format

Paintball

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I was up at Columbia University on thursday speaking to Steve Blank's students. Steve did a weeklong version his Lean LaunchPad class at Columbia last week. During the Q&A, a student asked me how I engaged with the startups we invest in. I answered that I planned to play paintball with...
Paintball
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