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Is there one hacker culture, or many? Here’s a a photo comparison of the Black Hat and Defcon conventions. Some tech folks are on edge today, with an eye on the stock markets following last week’s debt deal and downgrade controversy. Anonymous is back to activism today, with a message for the Syrian government. This […]

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Not a good day for Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg: he’s been declared worst dressed of Silicon Valley by GQ, and his sister quit his company. In the “creepy” department, unborn children can now be part of the family on Facebook. Google is not too happy to be the target of patent suits, gets told to stop whining. […]

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There’s more information coming out on the role TV and movie studios may be playing in the Netflix price increase. It looks like Europe is experiencing the new tech bubble too, with a proliferation of tech start-up bootcamps causing some to scratch their heads. The internet may be changing fundamental things about us, like how […]

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One news organization has got this online advertising thing down! BBC.com is making money sooner than anyone expected. Could the post-Facebook timing of Google+ be its biggest asset? Today’s tech bandwagon: formerly Europe-only music streaming service Spotify has landed on American shores. Gamers with disabilities are taking on the gaming industry, pushing for small modifications […]

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Are you ready for a Twitter-based Obama town hall-style meeting? I guess it sucks to work at RIM, maker of the ubiquitous BlackBerry, these days. Troubled News Corporation asset MySpace has long been spammy, but now it’s going to be owned by spammers, I mean, an ad company. With Justin Timberlake as its spokesperson. Despite a […]

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Hacker group LulzSec, after almost two months of chaos, called a truce on Saturday. But their hacktivist buddies Anonymous say there’s no end in sight for them. Plus, if you do it right, hacking can land you a sweet job. There’s an argument to be made that corporate employee “idiocy” is a bigger problem than hackers. […]

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Following LulzSec’s declaration of war on the world, the world has declared war on LulzSec. Hulu is up for sale, but what exactly are they selling? It looks like ISPs are inching toward enforcing copyright within their networks, on behalf of media companies. Here’s a fun infographic comparing Microsoft and Apple through the ages. Britain, […]

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In Google news, the company is blaming China (again) for the latest round of Gmail hacks, and today they launch a new “+1” button to compete with Facebook’s ubiquitous “Like” around the interwebs. Where did Nokia go wrong, and is there still time to fix things? And does this ad make you want to buy […]

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Tupac lives! At least, according to a group that hacked PBS over the weekend. Another group of hackers successfully broke through Lockheed Martin’s self-defense systems, after months of preparation. Robots are still taking over the world on occupation at a time, this time from on stage in Boston. Twitter finally gave up user information in […]

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Wall Street is not too happy with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, even after Microsoft’s recent, somewhat controversial purchase of Skype. Skype has, incidentally, been having some major problems this week. Google Wallet, a much gossiped-about, touchless, money-less, perhaps even magical phone payment system, is expected to be announced today. Amazon soldiers on with the 99-cent offer […]

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Ten years in, brick and mortar Apple stores have proven to be wildly successful. Eight New Yorkers are suing Chinese search engine Baidu for censoring the internet on behalf of the Chinese government. Google Places will start allowing users to import data about places you’ve visited from Foursquare, but the blogs are skeptical about the convoluted […]

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RIM’s woe cup runneth over: 1,000 BlackBerry Playbooks are being recalled due to the fact that they had the wrong version of the operating system. Did internet piracy help an un-kid-friendly bedtime story jump to the top of Amazon’s best-seller list? The new HTC Flyer tablet is certainly beautiful, despite having outdated software. It appears […]

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Google has big visions and disruptive ambitions for the newest version of its cloud-based Chromebook, but the hardware gets a solid “meh” from the gadget brigade. Speaking of the gadget brigade, they’re pretty psyched about this overclocked Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone. Facebook got caught hiring a PR firm to smear Google’s privacy practices. Facebook […]

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In money matters, Gilt Groupe is the newest startup to secure a serious pot of investment funding – $138 million of funding, to be precise – and LinkedIn expects to make over $146 million on its upcoming IPO. The new New Yorker iPad app from Conde Nast is set to be awesomely affordable. Apple cofounder Steve […]

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Is international hacking group Anonymous to blame for the recent Sony PlayStation Network hack? File under “painfully postmodern”: British charity National Trust is set to translate Facebook game Farmville into a real life farming experiment. Students, academics, and others obsessed with organizing their PDF collections should be excited for Papers 2 (for Mac). Six tech companies […]

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News junkies beware! Hackers are taking advantage of the internet traffic spike prompted by Osama bin Laden’s death and embedding news coverage with malware. And of course, people got all snarky about his demise on Twitter. Apple isn’t the only one collecting user location data; Google’s at it with its Android operating system as well. Changes […]

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The while iPhone 4, unicorn of the consumer electronics world, hit shelves today after months of delays. Will it cause a spike in sales? What does the device have to say about all this? And what does South Park think about Apple? Here’s some neat science behind how and why your computer’s components age. A […]

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First day sales of the BlackBerry Playbook cast some serious doubt on whether it has the potential to be an iPad killer. It looks like the New York Times is drawing in plenty of new online subscribers, but will they all stay? If you have an iPhone 4, it’s probably tracking your location, and the […]

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Couldn’t Apple take it as a compliment that Samsung is copying it’s 3rd generation iPhone style in its new devices, rather than suing for infringement? Here’s another analysis of the suddenly high profile troubles at Twitter. In response to a lawsuit, online dating site Match.com will soon start weeding out potential members if they’ve been registered […]

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After all the cool stuff hackers have done with the Kinect for Xbox, I’m excited to see what they’ll come up with when it moves to Windows computers. The internet’s where the money’s at: Internet advertising revenue has surpassed newspaper advertising for the first time. The Great White iPhone 4 might, just maybe, be released […]

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