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from http://mashable.com/ 521 days ago

Professionals Nearby A "Nearby" page lets you know when professionals are near you. People are categorized by locals or visitors, so you can see at a glance if someone is traveling or at home. Tapping on a person’s profile picture takes you to his or her profile.Click here to view ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 521 days ago

The Nature Conservancy has teamed up with several bands and artists for an ongoing YouTube campaign called "All Hands Music." On Thursday, Mashable is bringing you the series' latest video, which features the band Blind Pilot performing an acoustic version of their song, "Just One," and discussing their relationship with ...

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Amazon started shipping on Thursday its big-screen tablet, the Kindle Fire HD 8.9. The 4G LTE version of the same tablet will take another week to debut. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 -- which, as the name implies, sports an 8.9-inch screen -- starts at $299 for 16GB of storage. ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 521 days ago

The proliferation of mobile has spawned a revolution in website design. Now people view content on screens of all sizes among a range of devices, a movement that requires adaptive new design. At the Mashable Media Summit on Nov. 30, Mashable's founder and CEO, Pete Cashmore, will speak about the ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 521 days ago

Microsoft's Surface tablet might not be the last piece of hardware the company will build -- at least if you believe CEO Steve Ballmer. Speaking at a tech industry event in Santa Clara, Calif. on Wednesday, Ballmer said he expects the "lion's share" of all Windows devices over the next ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 521 days ago

Steven Sinofsky, Microsoft's now deposed head of all things Windows, is not going so quietly into that good night. The ex-Microsoftie took to a blog written by another former Microsoft exec to set the record straight on just how much power he pursued. Ever since Sinofsky's abrupt departure from Microsoft ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 521 days ago

Cybersecurity expert Mikko Hypponen has spent his career fighting computer viruses. While most of the talks below seem very in-line with his work, one stands out. Hypponen explains, “The talks I chose for my playlist are about technology, security or privacy. Because geeks. Then I added the talk from Dan ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 521 days ago

LinkedIn surveyed 8,000 professionals globally and found that 8.9% work in their childhood dream job, though another 21% work in a related career. More About: Jobs, linkedin

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from http://mashable.com/ 521 days ago

Even 25 years later, it’s hard to think of music video more thrilling than Peter Gabriel’s “Sledgehammer.” As his classic album So celebrates its silver anniversary, we asked Gabriel what TEDTalks he thinks will still be making waves in 25 years. Here are his picks, from printing a human kidney ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 521 days ago

Eight-time Grammy winner and notable actress Barbra Streisand on the TEDTalks she cares most deeply about. More About: barbara streisand, topted

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from http://techcrunch.com 521 days ago

Location based apps like Sonar and Highlight have been largely obsessed with what is around us right now. Ban.jo played in this space, but also allowed users to surface what was going on elsewhere. Thus it it has become a useful tool for news organisations trying to work out what ...

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from http://techcrunch.com 521 days ago

In today’s digital world, website performance and speedy load times are critical. This is now common knowledge. However, until recently, it’s been tough to quantify the extent to which speed and performance actually affect day-to-day operations. The problem is that site performance has generally been viewed as a technical metric ...

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from http://techcrunch.com 521 days ago

Mozilla just released its annual financial report for 2011, as well as the annual “State of Mozilla” report by the organization’s Chair Mitchell Baker. According to this report (they traditionally arrive at this time of the year), Mozilla’s total revenue (including the Mozilla Foundation and all of its subsidiaries), was ...

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from http://techcrunch.com 521 days ago

Zynga’s arcade division is releasing its first mobile title today, with the launch of an iOS version of its popular game Ruby Blast Adventures (previously available on Facebook and Zynga.com), under the slightly amended title Ruby Blast. Roy Sehgal, the VP in charge of Zynga’s casual and arcade division, gave ...

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from http://venturebeat.com/ 521 days ago

When Steven Sinofsky left Microsoft just this week, there was a ton of speculation that it was yet another Scott Forstall situation: a hard-driving take-no-prisoners exec who never learned to play well with others in kindergarten. Now we have Sinofsky’s word that such is not the case. Commenting in response ...

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