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2012-02-12 14:41:13     Confessions of a Publisher: “We’re in Amazon’s Sights and They’re Going to Kill Us” | PandoDaily

http://pandodaily.com/...sights-and-theyre-going-to-kill-us/

We can’t pay $1 million for books anymore. Amazon coul... to lose $20 million/year in their publishing arm just to... publishers out of business. I think that’s what they‮.. do–throw money around in an industry that doesn’t ha... Amazon beco

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2012-02-08 10:53:53     Docracy - Learn More

http://www.docracy.com/application/learnmore

Docracy is a social repository of legal documents. Our m... useful legal documents freely available to the public. W... them easier to find, customize and sign. No more crappy ... paywall that you download hoping everything will be alright.
Instead: re

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2012-01-19 13:56:58     The world's browsing prehistory: The first home page Amazon's 1994 home page, TheFacebook and Google! show how much things have changed | Mail Online

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/...ook-Google-things-changed.html

Most of us don't even realise it, but the home pages for... heavyweights such as Amazon, Facebook and YouTube have c... recognition since they launched.
Likewise, most of us don't remember that Google once had ...
With their plain colour schemes and emp

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2012-01-11 10:46:35     Report: Foxconn Employees Forced to Sign 'No Suicide' Pledge | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2384763,00.asp

Foxconn, a Chinese company that assembles Apple products... employees to sign a pledge promising that they won't com... according to the Daily Mail.

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2011-12-22 23:54:27     Personal data | Policies | BIS

http://www.bis.gov.uk/policies/consumer-issues/personal-data

Midata - access and control your personal data
BIS is working with leading businesses and consumer grou ...
The three main objectives of midata are to:
secure broad private-sector participation in the pro ...
... omers create rich, new ‘person-centr

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2011-12-10 14:09:31     Blueseed Project To Overcome Immigration Bureaucracy By Building Startup Incubator In the Ocean | Singularity Hub

http://singularityhub.com/...tup-incubator-in-the-ocean/?...

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2011-11-22 06:54:22     The power of the written word | Ruth Stalker-Firth

http://www.ruthstalkerfirth.com/...power-of-the-written-word

Charlie Brown Wah Wah Wah
I used to read a woman’s blog, everyday. It was amazin ...
I can only guess that the last entry, before the blog go ...

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2011-11-12 16:27:49     BBC News - US dismantles 'massive' cyber crime syndicate

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15668377

Cyber criminals who are alleged to have made $14m (£9m)... fraud have been arrested in Estonia.
The FBI alleged that the gang infected more then four mi ...

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2011-11-11 19:38:29     US court verdict 'huge blow' to privacy, says former WikiLeaks aide | World news | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...rdict-privacy-wikileaks-twitter

The Twitter users "voluntarily" turned over the internet... when they signed up for an account and relinquished an e...
"Petitioners knew or should have known that their IP inf ...
The fight comes amid widening concerns about online priv ...
"I want eve

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2011-11-05 09:28:32     BBC - Archive - HG Wells on the Future - HG Wells | Science and the Citizen

http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/hg_wells/12409.shtml

HG Wells addresses the British Association Conference on... 'Science and the Citizen'. In typical provocative style,... medium of the newspaper as dead and the art of journalis... He claims that reports in newspapers are unreliable and ... people migh

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2011-11-04 08:59:43     Yahoo Gives the iPad the Power to Understand TV - Technology Review

http://www.technologyreview.com/web/39047/

A new iPad app from Yahoo can recognize any TV show by l... audio, and automatically serve up related Web content, s... related to a news broadcast or play-by-play stats for a ...

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2011-11-02 11:54:29     Anonymous Cancels Operation Cartel as Los Zetas Track Hacktivists | TPM Idea Lab

http://idealab.talkingpointsmemo.com/...operation-cartel.php

Anonymous Cancels Operation Cartel as Los Zetas Track Ha...
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Carl Franzen November 1, 2011, 6:00 PM 24755 95
Members of the hacktivist collective Anonymous who threa ...
... ves would almost certainly be targeted by rival cartels.

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2011-11-02 08:31:24     Unthinkable Consulting - Unthinkable Blog - Green shoots of linked (open) data around news

http://www.unthinkableconsulting.com/...ata-around-news.html

Green shoots of linked (open) data around news
Friday, October 28, 2011 at 5:31PM
Based on Linking Open Data cloud diagram, by Richard Cyg ...
A couple of weeks ago Justin and I attended an event hos ...
... Matthew Shorter

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2011-10-31 14:05:33     Digital Death Day

http://digitaldeathday.com/

DEATH IS A PART OF LIFE AND LIFE HAS (TO AN EXTENT) BECO...
Our increasing digitality means that we will increasingl ...
Held in the inspiring setting of the Tropenmuseum’s ex ...
Thus stimulating a reconsideration of how death, mournin ...

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2011-10-30 19:09:40     Sorry, Dropbox, I still don't trust you | ZDNet

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/bott/sorry-dropbox-i-s.../4173?...

Last summer, I deleted my Dropbox account after the comp... horrifying security breach. This week, I reluctantly ope... account. Within minutes, I received a message from Dropb... their back-end processes are still problematic. Here’s... concerned.

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2011-10-24 13:33:02     The 147 Companies That Control Everything - Forbes

http://www.forbes.com/...-companies-that-control-everything/

Visualizing the "super entity." Courtesy: New Scientist
Three systems theorists at the Swiss Federal Institute o ...
They discovered that global corporate control has a dist ...

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2011-10-24 13:30:09     New Malware Brings Cyberwar One Step Closer - Technology Review

http://www.technologyreview.com/read_article.aspx?...

A newly discovered piece of malicious code dubbed Duqu i... to the notorious Stuxnet worm that damaged Iran's nuclea... centrifuges last year. Although it has no known target o... the stage for more industrial and cyberwar attacks, expe...

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2011-09-19 15:23:54     Science Exchange // The Online Marketplace For Outsourcing Science Experiments

http://scienceexchange.com/about

Science Exchange is an online marketplace for science ex... is to make it easier for researchers to access core reso... institutions. Our first product, ScienceExchange.com bri... research scientists looking to outsource experiments wit... at core fac

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2011-09-12 12:34:54     About Full Fact | Full Fact

http://fullfact.org/about

Full Fact is an independent fact-checking organisation. ... to see the facts and context behind the claims made by t... British political debate and press those who make mislea...
We have already successfully pressed for inaccurate clai ...
Since its c

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2011-09-12 09:11:10     Concerns that proposed 4G broadband network might disable GPS

http://www.go4awalk.com/...king-news-and-discussions.php?...

Broadband communications and Global Positioning Systems ... technologies happily used by many walkers as navigation ... the still essential map and compass.
And - as many smartphone users will testify - these two ...
But this could change if a new 4G m

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2011-09-09 18:22:41     A Plausible Thought About the Future: Safeguarding Privacy With Deception - Conor Friedersdorf - Technology - The Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/201.../244826/

In the future, I wonder if it'll be common for people in... that to stop trying to scrub information from the Web, p... strategically add more content to the cloud as an elabor...

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2011-08-23 18:41:24     The impact of Oracle's defense of API copyrights | ITworld

http://www.itworld.com/...act-oracles-defense-api-copyrights

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2011-08-23 18:38:16     BBC News - When algorithms control the world

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-14306146

If you were expecting some kind warning when computers f... than us, then think again.
There will be no soothing HAL 9000-type voice informing ...
In reality, our electronic overlords are already taking ...
Their weapon of choice - the algorithm.

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2011-08-18 10:51:49     Valuing patents: Doing the maths | The Economist

https://www.economist.com/blogs/babbage/2.../valuing-patents

GOOGLE'S $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility ...
How might Google, a company famously fond of numbers and ...
"Motorola has a portfolio of 24,500 patents and pate ...
Using one of the industries recent patent auctions a ...
... lio and

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2011-08-15 17:13:57     India unveils prototype of $35 computer -  Tech & Gadget - MSN CA

http://tech.ca.msn.com/canadianpress-article.aspx?...

MUMBAI, India - It looks like an iPad, only it's 1/14th ... unveiled the prototype of a $35 basic touchscreen tablet... which it hopes to bring into production by 2011.
If the government can find a manufacturer, the Linux ope ...

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2011-07-25 21:34:28     Microsoft Says It Will Give Your Data to the U.S. Government, Even If It's Not in the U.S. - ReadWriteCloud

http://www.readwriteweb.com/...soft-says-it-will-give-yo.php

Microsoft has admitted that it will hand over data to th... if properly requested, even if that data is stored somew... the U.S.

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2011-07-25 11:24:17     Anders Behring Breivik: Tunnel vision in an online world | Thomas Hylland Eriksen | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...hring-breivik-norway-extremists

The role of the internet in fragmenting the public spher... subject of some scholarly and journalistic interest, mos... Pariser's excellent The Filter Bubble, which shows how G... and other major actors filter our web searches, updates ... our user pr

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2011-07-25 11:02:37     Open-data cities: The road to a digital Brighton | Cogapp

http://www.cogapp.com/...n-data-cities-road-digital-brighton

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2011-07-12 11:27:31     This chip makes sure you always buy your round | Science | The Observer

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...bserver.theobserversuknewspages

The old excuse 'I've left my wallet at home' will soon n... it's your round. A nightclub is about to offer its regul... having a microchip implanted in their arm that will obvi... carry cash or plastic.
Queuing for entry or a drink at the bar would als

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2011-07-12 11:27:11     andrew losowsky - I've got you under my skin

http://www.losowsky.com/archives/008395.html

Two months ago, Baja announced it would be the first nig... to offer their VIPs something more than a gold-plated en... wanted it could have a microchip implanted under their s... only guarantees entry but provides access to a debit acc... they can pa

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