Archive | May, 2012

Eurovision 2012: Who Wins First Place? Finals Today and Saturday

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Americans who've missed out on the excitement can catch up on this wildly popular Euro phenom below : ) Great find from our +Thomas Ewing. Meet Loreen. http://youtu.be/Z4PMQB5zmAU Caption: Loreen, Sweden's Eurovision entrant singing "Euphoria"
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SF AppShow 2012: GiddyUp Social Planning, with a Twist (Freeware Friday)

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GiddyUp available for the iPhone and Android is the new, hassle free way to plan an informal event using your mobile phone.
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The Report with Dan Patterson and Gina Smith: Facebook Slammed by Suits, Suitors and a New App

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On today's episode of The Report with Dan Patterson and Gina Smith, the topic is Facebook (Nasdaq: FB). It's all anyone can talk about in Silicon Valley and Wall Street: how and whether Nasdaq botched the initial hours of trading, whether its opening share price of $38 was ridiculously high at 40X revenue and, now, about the lawsuits besieging it.
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Larry Press: Undersea Cable Linking Venezuela to Cuba and Jamaica “Operational” But Quiet

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Cuba connected to the Internet in 1996, but its connection is via dial-up and satellite and not undersea cable. That's the problem. Venezuela installed an undersea cable -- with Alcatel-Lucent -- with great fanfare a year ago February. But why isn't it working yet?
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Microsoft, Facebook, Virtual Servers: Yet Another Tech Show (YATS)

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On episode 10, the topics are Microsoft, Facebook and virtual web server tech. Our Mat Lee hosts -- Mike Rothman, Larry Press and Ant Pruitt guest.
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No, I Haven’t Seen The Avengers, Nor Will I See Prometheus or Spiderman

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Not everyone enjoys the movie theater experience. Do you? Ant Pruitt explains which side he is on
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X3 Video of the Week

Honda UNI-CUB, Video of the Week: John C. Dvorak X3

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Move over Segway. It's the latest form of personal transportation -- a motorized unicycle -- courtesy Honda. Check it out on John C. Dvorak X3 with Joe Engo and Andrew Eisner. It's the video of the week.
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The Worst and Best Apps in the World (infographic)

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Love this infographic. Here are the best and worst apps in the world, at least according to these folks : )
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SpaceX Dragon Closes in on International Space Station (video)

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In a historic flight, the SpaceX commercial craft Dragon looks like it will successfully dock up with the International Space Station (ISS). Check out this video, courtesy NASA.
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Yahoo, Oracle Loss to Google and MS Office Mobile: Tech News with Loren Feldman (May 24, 2012)

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Loren Feldman brings you the tech news for May 22, 2012 -- via 1938news.com and KoPoint.com
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Latest Lenovo Laptop: John C. Dvorak X3

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Here's the latest on Lenovo. John C. Dvorak, Joe Engo and Andrew Eisner discuss Lenovo's Thinkpad X1 Carbon on John C. Dvorak X3.
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Google Glasses, Nexus Manufacturers Multiply, App Picks: Attack of the Androids 36

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It's this week's Attack of the Androids. Our Mat Lee, Joey Kelley, Ant Pruitt, Eric Finkenbiner, Seth Heringer and Jeremy Lesniak talk Google Glasses, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus news and provide app pics of the week. Go AoTA!
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SF AppShow 2012: Ten Free Apps, Best of the Best for Apple iOS and Android

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Rajnish introduced what we believe is the first available retina display app for the new Apple iPad (3) at the SF AppShow. Shufflr.tv is a video curation service that helps you find videos from 150 sources, including cable, TV, movie and sources online like YouTube, based on your viewing preferences as it draws them from your social profiles.
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SF AppShow 2012 – Live Stream

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Tonight, May 23, our Editorial Director Gina Smith will host the SF Appshow in San Francisco. The SF AppShow will feature interviews with 10 new Smartphone application developers as they describe their creations. The event begins at 7:00PM Pacific Time, and you can see it LIVE right here in the window below… Live broadcast by Ustream
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Facebook Slam: Lawsuits Claim Facebook Misled Investors About Projected Revenues

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Facebook is underwater -- its stock closed today 25 percent below its $38 IPO price on May 18. Angry investors are filing lawsuits and government agencies are digging in. Many are alleging that Facebook told underwriters -- but not the public in its prospectus -- that its revenue forecast was lower than expected. I did a story on this at CNET's Techrepublic. Read the full complaints below. Suit filed in Federal Court against Facebook, alleging security violations And here is the full complaint against Facebook filed in California. California Complaint against Facebook (TECHREPUBLIC)
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Apple iPod Strangeness: John C. Dvorak X3

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So you want to have your iPod more portable for your life? Just buy a velcro arm band. No? Well, implant some small magnets on your arm and mount your Apple iPod to them. It's John C. Dvorak X3 with John C. Dvorak and co-hosts Joe Engo and Andrew Eisner. One topic, three pundits, two minutes more or less.
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Loren Feldman: The Tech News Report, May 23 2012

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The Daily Tech News Report with Loren Feldman from 1938Media
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Apple App Store SEO Juggernaut and iOS 6: The Big Apple App Guys

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iOS 6, iPhone 5, and Apps Store SEO is up for discussion on The Big Apple App Guys.
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SF AppShow 2012: CrowdCall (freeware review)

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Need to make a free conference call on your mobile phone? Ant Pruitt reviews CrowdCall from SF AppShow 2012.
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Tom Ewing: On UC Hastings Patent Troll Workshop, What FCC Could Do

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Tom Ewing, a patent attorney who specializes on patent trolls, reports from his seat at the UC Hastings patent troll workshop. FCC investigation options ...
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