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FiftyThree, Makers of Hit Sketching App 'Paper,' Score $15M in VC Funding
With numerous hardware experts on staff, FiftyThree was clearly built with a big product portfolio in mind. In March of last year, the mobile design outfit FiftyThree released its first product, a superbly designed sketching app called Paper. It was elegant, intuitive ...
FiftyThree, Maker Of Drawing App Paper, Raises $15 Million From Andreessen ...TechCrunch
Paper iPad app gets $15M for more productivity software, services — and ...GigaOM
Startup draws $15 million for iPad artUSA TODAY (blog)
The Guardian -The Verge -Co.Design
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Huawei Ascend P6: Meet Huawei's new, super-skinny smart phone
Earlier this year, Huawei impressed us with its super-skinny Ascend P2, but now the up-and-coming Chinese firm is looking to wow us a second time with the Ascend P6, a similar Android smartphone with a few hardware tweaks. Huawei is fond of crafting ...
Huawei says Ascend P6 is world's 'slimmest' smartphoneBBC News
Huawei Ascend P6: world's thinnest phone launchesTelegraph.co.uk
Huawei Ascend P6 announced : 6.18 mm thickness , 4.7 - inch 720p displayEngadget
TechRadar UK -Wall Street Journal (blog) -PhoneDog
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San Francisco Chronicle
Yahoo reveals US government made 13000 requests for user data
Summary: The company joins Microsoft, Facebook and Apple in publishing data on surveillance requests coming from law enforcement agencies. Steve Ranger. By Steve Ranger | June 18, 2013 -- 13:03 GMT (06:03 PDT). Follow @steveranger. Yahoo has ...
Yahoo Jumps on Disclosure Bandwagon, Pledges More TransparencyPC Magazine
Yahoo! joins! rivals! in! PRISM! data! request! admission!Register
Apple denies giving government 'direct access' to servers in PRISM data requestsNewsday
ValueWalk -Watertown Public Opinion -BBC News
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Battery charged: AT&T, Goal Zero, and a Brooklyn design firm bring solar ...
When Hurricane Sandy tore through New York City last year, some of the most stirring photos — aside from those chronicling the storm's devastation — were of city residents helping one another keep their smartphones charged up and powered on.
NYC To Install Free Cellphone-Charging StationsCo.Design
AT&T and Goal Zero deploy solar-powered Street Charge stations in NYC, we ...Engadget
AT&T solar stations offer quick recharge in New YorkCNET (blog)
The Full Signal -Bend Bulletin -9 to 5 Mac
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Oculus Rift secures $16 million in Series A round of funding
The Oculus Rift is one step closer to a commercial launch as the company just announced their first round of funding to the tune of $16 million. Along with the announcement comes news that two investors have now joined the company's board of directors ...
Oculus VR says plans won't change, as it raises $16 million in venture capital for ...The Verge
Oculus Rift Porn Purveyor Gives Props to Mass EffectThe Escapist
Erotic Adventure Games by Oculus RiftFrench Tribune
IGN -Cinema Blend -socalTech.com
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The Apple e-books trial takes a detour into the absurd
FORTUNE -- What started as a small "gotcha" moment in the cross examination of a mid-level Apple (AAPL) executive last week grew into a federal case -- literally -- on Monday, the ninth day of testimony in U.S.A. v. Apple. The latest McGuffin in the ...
As Apple ebook trial enters last week, it's all about Steve JobspaidContent.org
Avg. Best-Seller Price Continues to Tick up as Big Publishers Score HitsDigital Book World
How Apple shook up the electronic book marketComputerworld
CNET -Apple Insider -The motley Fool (blog)
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LEGO plans Mars rover Curiosity model
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, which for almost a year has been driving across the Red Planet, will be the next model to roll off LEGO's CUUSOO production line, the toy company announced Friday, June 14. The Denmark-based LEGO Group chose a fan-built ...
Mars fans vote to immortalise Curiosity rover in LegoNew Scientist
Curiosity is Lego's New Toy KitFrench Tribune
Mars, lasers, and robots: Making holes in MarsVentureBeat
Houston Chronicle -Discovery News -Science Recorder
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Nvidia CUDA 5.5 release candidate adds ARM support
CHIP DESIGNER Nvidia has made its CUDA 5.5 release candidate supporting ARM based processors available for download. Nvidia has been aggressively pushing its CUDA programming language as a way for developers to exploit the floating point ...
NVIDIA @ ISC 2013: CUDA 5.5 Released & MoreAnandTech
Now You Can Build Google's $1M Artificial Brain on the CheapWired
NVIDA Flexes ARM Support in CUDA 5.5 Release CandidateHot Hardware
CNET (blog) -GigaOM -TechWeekEurope UK
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Facebook set to beef up Instagram with video?
Computerworld - Speculation abounds that Facebook Thursday will unveil tools to enable its popular Instagram app to take and share short videos. Though analysts say Facebook offered no pre-briefings about the announcement, those interviewed for this ...
Source: Instagram Will Get Video On June 20TechCrunch
Instagram will add video-sharing, according to reportsArs Technica
Inside iOS 7: Apple adds Instagram-like filters, square capture to Camera appApple Insider
USA TODAY -PC Magazine -Christian Science Monitor
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LTE Advanced Is Going to Rock Your Mobile World — But Not Yet
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Samsung to launch faster Galaxy S4 smartphoneReuters
Samsung's Galaxy S4 doubles download speeds on LTE-Advanced networkComputerworld
Galaxy S4 with LTE-Advanced: A phone faster than the US can handleChristian Science Monitor
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NASA selects its newest space explorers — and half are women
After a year-and-a-half search and carefully reviewing more than 6,000 potential applicants, NASA today announced its “2013 Astronaut Candidate Class.” The class has eight students, and half are women. And that's a record of sorts, as it makes for the ...
NASA's new astronauts: Will these men and women fly to Mars?Los Angeles Times
New Castle doctor among newest astronautsTribune-Review
Cal Poly Alumnus Selected for the Latest NASA Astronaut GroupCal Poly State University
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Netflix Cuts Original TV Deal With DreamWorks
Netflix announced a deal on Monday to air television programming from Dreamworks Animation in what the company described as its biggest transaction ever for original first-run content. Though financial details were not disclosed, Netflix Inc. said the ...
A look at original shows by online video servicesNewsday
Netflix, DreamWorks Team in Huge Original Content DealE-Commerce Times
Netflix Targets Kid Viewers With DreamWorks ShowsInvestor's Business Daily
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Google's low-cost Chromebooks coming to 6600 ...
Once primarily sold in Best Buy and on Amazon.com, the laptops will now be available at Walmart, Staples, and other stores worldwide. Dara Kerr. by Dara Kerr. June 17, 2013 3:19 PM PDT Follow @darakerr. The Acer C7 Chromebook. (Credit: Google).
Google Chromebooks now in over 6600 storesRegister
Google Expands Retail Availability of ChromebooksWall Street Journal
Google Chromebooks Coming to Walmart, StaplesPC Magazine
Android Community -ZDNet -VentureBeat
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Ford restores low-tech knobs to cars' touch screens
The move is a response to criticism that its infotainment systems are overly complilcated. 2013 Ford F-150 Lariat. The knobs found in the 2013 Ford F-150, like this one, will be part of the MyFord Touch touch screen system on other models (Photo: Ford) ...
New Fords to Be Full of KnobsBusinessweek
Ford to Add Back Dashboard Buttons After ComplaintsWall Street Journal- India
Ford to go back to buttons, knobs after complaints about touchscreensUPI.com
MotorTrend Magazine -Torque News -Dallas Morning News (blog)
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Snowden in online chat: NSA analysts can get “anything they want”
Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency (NSA) leaker, is continuing to speak out. He just wrapped up a public Q&A session from an undisclosed location in Hong Kong, answering moderated questions via live chat on The Guardian's website on ...
Guardian: Snowden won't return voluntarily to USHouston Chronicle
Snowden: Glad Tech Companies Are Disclosing DataWall Street Journal
NSA leaker Snowden denies being Chinese spyFox News
Forbes -The Guardian
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Google to Beam Internet from Balloons
Visitors stand next to a high altitude Wi-Fi Internet hub, a Google Project Loon balloon, on display at the Airforce Museum in Christchurch, New Zealand. Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images. Related Links. Backup Device Keeps the Internet Up in a Disaster.
Google launches Internet-beaming balloonsJoliet Herald News
Google wifi balloons would provide internet access to allKERO-TV 23
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China's Tianhe-2 retakes fastest supercomputer crown
A China-based supercomputer has leapfrogged rivals to be named the world's most powerful system. Tianhe-2, developed by the government-run National University of Defence Technology, topped the latest list of the fastest 500 supercomputers, by a team of ...
China Beats US With World's Fastest SupercomputerPC Magazine
China takes supercomputing crown from USZDNet
Chinese Supercomputer Named as World's FastestABC News
Register -Business Standard
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International Business Times
The little niceties of Apple's iOS interface
Summary: Badges and icons will take on a whole new, dynamic level in iOS 7, according to developers. David Morgenstern. By David Morgenstern for The Apple Core | June 17, 2013 -- 06:12 GMT (23:12 PDT). Follow @dmorgenstern. Out of last week's ...
Jailbreak/Unlock Iphone 5 and iPhone 4s/4/3GS iOS 6.1.4 and 6.1.3 - SafeMukilteo Beacon
Apple iOS 7 On iPad Screenshots Emerge While iOS 7 Beta Adoption IncreasesInternational Business Times
iOS 7 for iPad screenshots show Control Center, full-screen Notification CenterThe Verge
VentureBeat -CBS News -Fiercemobilecontent
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New York Daily News
AT&T adds wireless emergency alerts update to iPhones
Those users with an iPhone 5 or 4S will now get messages that let them know when there is a natural disaster, Amber alert, or presidential alert in their area. Dara Kerr. by Dara Kerr. June 16, 2013 9:08 PM PDT Follow @darakerr. AT&T rolls out wireless ...
AT&T adds emergency alert system to iPhone 5 and 4S with software updateApple Insider
AT&T Rolls Out Emergency Alerts Update to iPhone UsersPC Magazine
AT&T adds support for FCC alert systemnatmonitor.com
TechnologyTell -The Droid Guy -Broadway World
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Saudi Arabia plans to block WhatsApp within weeks - report
DUBAI, June 16 | Sun Jun 16, 2013 4:02pm IST. DUBAI, June 16 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia plans to block Internet-based communication tool WhatsApp within weeks if the U.S.-based firm fails to comply with requirements set by the kingdom's telecom regulator, ...
After Viber, Saudi Arabia Plans to Block Skype and WhatsAppHeadlines & Global News
Saudi Arabia to Block Skype, Whatsapp in Coming Weeks, Recently Banned ...Design & Trend
After blocking Viber, Saudi Arabia now turns its attention to WhatsAppDigit
CIOL -Globe and Mail
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