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PC makers plan ‘rebellion’ against Windows – Fox News

PC makers plan ‘rebellion’ against WindowsFox NewsFearing rapidly plummeting sales of traditional laptops and desktop computers — which collapsed by as much as 10 percent in 2013 — manufacturers are planning a revolution against Microsoft and the standard Windows operating system, analysts say.Microsoft’s 2014 makeover: It’s all up …CNETMicrosoft In 2013: 7 Lessons LearnedInformationWeekMicrosoft Corporation […]

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Google banishes Rap Genius lyrics site for shady search tactics – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comPopular lyrics site Rap Genius has disappeared from Google after the search giant caught it in a bit of suspicious SEO (“search engine optimization”) activity. The founders insist they didn’t mean to break any rules, but it’s a sobering reminder to them and …Rap Genius blacklisted by Google for Beiber SEO scamRegisterGoogle Destroys Rap Genius’ […]

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Google’s Schaft robot wins Darpa rescue challenge – BBC News

BBC NewsA robot developed by a Japanese start-up recently acquired by Google is the winner of a two-day competition hosted by the Pentagon’s research unit Darpa. Team Schaft’s machine carried out all eight rescue-themed tasks to outscore its rivals by a wide …Google seeks to commercialize humanoid robotsComputerworldRobots’ New Challenge: Pentagon Boot CampWall Street JournalGoogle’s […]

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Google celebrates crossword puzzle’s 100th anniversary – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Crossword puzzle fans have a delightful doodle to work out on Google’s home page through the weekend. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the crossword puzzle, the Google home page is an interactive crossword puzzle.32 down: How Google celebrates 100 years of crosswordsCNETThe world’s very first crossword puzzle, 100 years […]

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Microsoft to pick CEO by early 2014 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft on Tuesday said its executive search committee expects to pick CEO Steve Ballmer’s successor by early next year, a decision that could determine two strikingly different paths for the software giant’s future. Facing a battered PC …Microsoft to name new CEO in early 2014ComputerworldUPDATE 3-Microsoft expects CEO appointment early 2014ReutersSorry, […]

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Former Microsoft Exec Picked to Fix HealthCare.gov – PC Magazine

PC MagazinePresident Obama today announced that former Microsoft executive Kurt DelBene will serve as a senior advisor on HealthCare.gov. As part of the “One Microsoft” effort, outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced in July that DelBene would retire as …White House taps new chief for health care websiteUSA TODAYZients to transition to WH in Feb; […]

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Steam Machine prototypes shipping this week for 300 lucky beta testers – GameSpot

GameSpotSteam Machine prototypes shipping this week for 300 lucky beta testers. 300 Valve-produced systems and controllers leaving the factory on Friday; participants will be notified today at 2 p.m. PDT. by Eddie Makuch on December 11, 2013. 17 Comments …Digital Storm Steam Machine Will Dual Boot SteamOS, WindowsTom’s Hardware GuideValve Steam Machines shipping to testers […]

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Ryan Seacrest Invests in ‘Typo’ iPhone Keyboard Case – PC Magazine

PC MagazineEntertainment personality Ryan Seacrest has his hand in everything, from radio and television to film and philanthropy. But now he seems to be taking a page from Ashton Kutcher’s playbook to add technology to his laundry list of investments. Seacrest threw …Ryan Seacrest’s Typo Keyboard Makes iPhones Look Like BlackBerrysMashableiPhone 5S, iPhone 5: Ryan […]

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Google’s latest ‘moonshot’: Rubin’s robots – USA TODAY

USA TODAYGoogle is designing robots for the manufacturing and supply chain sectors and Andy Rubin, the executive behind the company’s successful Android mobile operating system, is leading the effort. The news was first reported by USA Today in August, however, …Google robots may pose challenge to Amazon dronesBBC NewsAndy Rubin Built Android; Now He’s Building […]

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HTC, ParkerVision, Disney, Warner, Baidu: Intellectual Property – Businessweek

BusinessweekA London judge said HTC Corp. (2498) couldn’t sell its One Mini phone in the U.K. starting Dec. 6 after it was found to have infringed patents owned by Nokia Oyj. (NOK1V). While Judge Richard Arnold also ruled that HTC’s One phone contained microchips …HTC Appeals UK Smartphone BanWall Street JournalUPDATE 1-HTC ‘One Mini’ faces […]

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SpaceX Rocket Successfully Launches Its First Commercial Satellite – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalSpace Exploration Technologies Corp. successfully blasted its first commercial satellite into space on Tuesday, establishing itself as a low-cost alternative to legacy satellite-launch providers backed by U.S. and foreign governments. After three aborted …SpaceX rocket lifts off on first commercial satellite launchReutersSpaceX reaches milestone in rocket launch from Cape CanaveralLos Angeles TimesSpaceX plans […]

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Bluefish444, Mediaproxy, XDT Pty Ltd Product Launches At NAB Show

Bluefish444, Mediaproxy, and XDT Pty Ltd will each have product launches at the NAB Show 2013. Overall, the products include broadcast graphics, IPTV, broadcast monitoring and logging, animation, editing, video graphic cards, standard & hi-def, digital intermediate, digital cinema & 3D stereoscopic color management systems, 3D logging systems, digital film review & frame-to-frame transfer, and […]

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TouchCopy 12 Backup / Restore Software By Wide Angle Software

Just in time for CES 2013 (and Zennie62 will be in Las Vegas for CES International) Wide Angle Software http://www.wideanglesoftware.com, a leading developer of media management and back-up software, announced today the new TouchCopy 12, the essential back-up, protection, and recovery software for iPods, iPhones and iPads. TouchCopy keeps your smartphone, iPod, and tablet data […]

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Find Apple iPhone App Helps Oakland Police Catch Robbers

You read that correctly: “Find Apple iPhone App Helps Oakland Police Catch Robbers” I recently purchased an Apple iPad for my Mom, with an eye toward buying her an Apple iPhone and a Mac Mini so she can sync her information, and find her devices. But the other reason is so if someone steals either […]

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YouTube Creators Direction Is Unbearably White and Segregated

There was a time, not too long ago, that YouTube had something called the YouTube Partners Program, and was specifically directed at helping constant YouTube contributors to earn a living at making video content. There was also a time that YouTube was very focused on news organizations. Functions like YouTube Direct were pitched to news […]