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from http://venturebeat.com/ 653 days ago

Where there is political discord, there is Anonymous. The hacktivist group attacked Israeli websites last night after the Israeli Defense Forces began live blogging and tweeting its attack on Hamas rocket zones in Gaza. Anonymous, which often makes its point by taking down websites, aimed distributed denial of service attacks ...

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from http://venturebeat.com/ 653 days ago

So you want to share that tweet, but don’t want to retweet. And you don’t want to copy, paste, and email, or take a screenshot and send it. Twitter will soon have a solution for you. According to Twitter’s blog, the social network is now rolling out a share-this-tweet-via-email feature. ...

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from http://venturebeat.com/ 653 days ago

The U.S. Air Force is shutting down its next generation billion-dollar logistics management system after it proved to be of “negligible value,” in favor of its existing planning and logistics software systems. The project has been under-development since 2005. The hope is that it would save billions of dollars by ...

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from http://techcrunch.com 653 days ago

The good times can’t last forever. Eventually the music dies off, the balloons pop and everyone goes home. Without sounding the hyperbole alarm, let’s look at the facts. Apple’s stock price has declined steadily since September 19, two days before the iPhone 5 was released. Shares are off 25 percent ...

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from http://www.xconomy.com/ 653 days ago

Curt Woodward It sounds pretty simple: Package big sales of sought-after goods for moms and kids and start selling each day at 6 am. But that little bit of e-commerce wizardry might be a lot bigger than it sounds—and it’s turned Zulily into one of the fastest-growing startups in the ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 653 days ago

Lytro garnered a lot of interest around its idea of light-field photography when it revealed the novel technology in 2011. The concept of taking photos, then refocusing them around any object in the picture after the fact, was fascinating to say the least, leading some to speculate Lytro could end ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 653 days ago

Ever wish you could feed your pet from afar? Meet Pintofeed, a device that lets you feed your pet using your smartphone. Once connected to the wireless network in your home, you can activate the feeder from anywhere using a mobile app. Feedings can also be automated. The Pintofeed is ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 653 days ago

It might not be mind reading, but it sure is cool. In a YouTube game that asks how "predictable" you are, viewers are asked to place their finger on the screen and move it horizontally or vertically from tile to tile based on instructions. SEE MORE: Doing Math Can Literally ...

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from http://venturebeat.com/ 653 days ago

Ride-sharing services Lyft and Sidecar were each issued fines by the California Public Utilities Commission yesterday. While they’re batting the P.U.C., they might want to get ready for another battle: with insurance companies. There’s a good chance that most personal auto insurance won’t cover you when you’re driving your car ...

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from http://venturebeat.com/ 653 days ago

The Israeli Defense Force has, in the most egregious display of death-worshipping idiocy I can every recall, gamified its war blog, giving visitors badges and points for tweeting, sharing, and otherwise spreading the word about Israel’s war on terror. Someone needs to go intifada on the a-little-knowledge-is-a-dangerous-thing moron who thought ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 653 days ago

A new celestial wonder has stolen the title of most distant object ever seen in the universe, astronomers report. The new record holder is the galaxy MACS0647-JD, which is about 13.3 billion light-years away. The universe itself is only 13.7 billion years old, so this galaxy's light has been traveling ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 653 days ago

Starting soon you’ll be able to share tweets via email, directly from Twitter's website. A feature already present in the mobile app, you'll be able to send a tweet to anyone directly from your Twitter stream or the details of a particular tweet, regardless of whether or not the recipient ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 653 days ago

Lytro made a name for itself with its shoot-first-focus-later photos, captured by a new kind of photography that captures an entire "light field" of a scene. Now, Lytro is going beyond just refocusing, enabling users to shift the perspective of their photos as well as add filters. Since the lens ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 653 days ago

Now Nintendo Wii owners have a new way to access YouTube on their gaming consoles. YouTube announced Wednesday it's created a YouTube app that's now available for Nintendo Wii. More About: Wii, YouTube, apps, nintendo wii

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from http://mashable.com/ 653 days ago

I always wondered what it would be like to take a military-grade, throwable robot on a tour of Mashable's office. Now I know. iRobot's 110 FirstLook, a five-pound surveillance robot that you can literally throw into the field to gain "situational awareness," took the test and survived. iRobot's Senior PI ...

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