US judge orders hundreds of sites "de-indexed"... →
After a series of one-sided hearings, luxury goods maker Chanel has won recent court orders against hundreds of websites trafficking in counterfeit luxury goods. A federal judge in Nevada has agreed that Chanel can seize the domain names in question and transfer them all to US-based registrar GoDaddy. The judge also ordered “all Internet search engines” and “all social media websites”—explicitly...
The $25 Handheld Computer That Could Transform... →
With jobs of the future skewing toward technology and engineering fields, educators are eager to teach tech literacy and basic programming skills in school. But any conversation about increasing computer-based learning inevitably comes down to money—laptops and tablets aren’t free, and budgets are so tight that it’s not uncommon for a school to have 2,000 students using one computer lab....
Don’t get me wrong, I like this time lapse, but to call NYC one of the most cultural cities in the world and devote 45 seconds to the craziness that is Times Square, is kind of ironic. Don’t you think?
Facebook Plans $10 Billion IPO At $100 Billion...
Facebook will make its debut on public markets between April and July next year and plans to raise up to $10 billion at a $100 billion valuation, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
Facebook Chief Privacy Officer
In a blog post today on Facebook’s website, CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg announced two new roles within the company’s executive team: Chief Privacy Officer (Policy) and Chief Privacy Officer (Products).
RIM, Microsoft open up enterprise systems to...
RIM is embracing Android and iOS device management with BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, while Microsoft has licensed out tech so iOS and Android apps could work with things like SharePoint, Azure, and Remote Desktop.
"25 Signs You Spend Too Much Time on the Internet"
1. Whenever you find a penny or dollar bill, you hear that “Congratulations! You’ve won!” voice inside your head. 2. The prospect of any phone conversation provokes an unreasonable level of anxiety.
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Facebook’s privacy record has been shaky at best. But that’s about to change, thanks to today’s settlement with the FTC. From now on, all privacy changes have to be opt-in for users, instead of Facebook changing it for you. About time.
Timeless - London Timelapse (di MB Films) This film is intended to capture the spirit and endless energy of London. I like the sudden transitions between the hectic rhythm of the timelapse and the more humane slow-motion scenes.
Microsoft Office Coming To iPad Next Year, Says...
Microsoft may be bringing Office to the iPad next year, according to a report in The Daily. The report cites unnamed sources, and says that Microsoft will also update its version of Office for the Mac next year.
Facebook Settles With F.T.C. Over Deception... →
Government regulators are sharing some alarming information about Facebook: They believe the online social network has often misled its more than 800 million users about the sanctity of their personal information. The unflattering portrait of Facebook’s privacy practices emerged Tuesday in a Federal Trade Commission complaint alleging that Facebook exposed details about users’ lives without...
Daily Video - The Quietly Brilliant Story of HTC →
New Course-Management Software Promises... →
Three University of Pennsylvania students who recently dropped out to start an upstart course-management system today unveiled their software, called Coursekit, after having raised more than $1-million in venture capital. The trio, frustrated with the systems offered by universities, such as Blackboard, decided to team up and design their own online course platform, which emphasizes social...
dagdraumar by Allan Wilson Even for those who don’t shred waves, this dramatic bodyboarding film is the stuff of daydreams.
How 3D ads will make their way on to your phone
When it comes to mobile devices, do people care about 3D content? It’s a topic I’ve been wrestling with since the emergence of the HTC Evo 3D, the first 3D-capable smartphone. I came to the conclusion that it was largely a gimmick, or something that piques your interest but quickly fades away. For some, it’s just a bit of headache-inducing flash.