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Tech items we, Adolfo Foronda (@nerdstalker) and Greg Viloria (@socialgreg) find for our weekly podcast http://www.nerdstalker.com/ or Like us on FB https://www.facebook.com/NerdStalker
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Two Tough Questions From Women in Technology

Two Tough Questions From Women in Technology | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
At a recent Startup Weekend event, an impromptu gathering with young women in tech brought up some interesting questions.
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Review: Starbucks payment app

Review: Starbucks payment app | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Not NFC, hard to register but easy to use By Zack Martin, Editor, AVISIAN Publications Not a day goes by where there isn't some news about near field communication and mobile payments.
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Apple already selling unlocked, contract-free iPhone 4S in the United States | 9to5Mac | Apple Intelligence

Apple already selling unlocked, contract-free iPhone 4S in the United States | 9to5Mac | Apple Intelligence | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Apple already selling unlocked, contract-free iPhone 4S in the United States http://t.co/aHVGJGbs...
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Fremont Bank Rolls Out Security-Enhanced Debit Cards

Fremont Bank Rolls Out Security-Enhanced Debit Cards | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it

UPDATE: This will roll out this week! Fremont Bank has become the first on the West Coast to offer security-enhanced debit cards “The CertiFlash chip only contains the last four digits of the card number, and creates a one-time security algorithm that is passed on to the card processor. Therefore, your identity cannot be stolen.”.

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Intel’s “Tomorrow Project” — public conversations about the future of technology – Boing Boing

Intel’s “Tomorrow Project” — public conversations about the future of technology – Boing Boing | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Intel’s “Tomorrow Project” — public conversations about the future of technology http://t.co/VZYclsql...
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California Governor Declares Oct. 16 'Steve Jobs Day'

California Governor Declares Oct. 16 'Steve Jobs Day' | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
This Sunday will be declared Steve Jobs Day in the tech pioneer's home state of California, as Apple holds a memorial service for its late founder.
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Have Facebook and the Social Media Found Their Places at School?

Have Facebook and the Social Media Found Their Places at School? | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it

Thoughts from a millenial. "I chose not to have a Facebook genuinely thinking that it would be nothing more than a distraction. Despite all odds, I thought I would be okay. These days, however, I have never felt so wrong. I am a student and I need a Facebook."


Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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Silicon Royalty – How a Valley person views a Royal’s visit to London’s tech scene

Silicon Royalty – How a Valley person views a Royal’s visit to London’s tech scene | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
This is a guest post by Danielle Morrill (@daniellemorrill) director of marketing for Twilio and mentor-at-large for 500 Startups. She also blogs here. ...
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Cadillac Takes CUE from Phones, Launches New Infotainment System

Cadillac Takes CUE from Phones, Launches New Infotainment System | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Cadillac on Wednesday announced the Cadillac User Experience (CUE), a next-generation, Linux-based entertainment system that takes several cues from smartphones and browsers, including apps.
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Samsung loses Dutch bid to ban Apple products

Samsung loses Dutch bid to ban Apple products | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A Dutch court on Friday turned down Samsung Electronics' request for an injunction against all of Apple's mobile products that use 3G telecommunications technology, denying it revenge (Samsung loses Dutch bid to ban Apple products...
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JPMorgan Twitter Deal Is Said to Value Startup at $4.5 Billion

JPMorgan Twitter Deal Is Said to Value Startup at $4.5 Billion | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has invested in a fund that has bought about $400 million in Twitter Inc. shares, valuing the blogging service at as much as $4.5 billion, three people with knowledge of the matter said.
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7 Tech Breakthroughs That Empower People With Disabilities

7 Tech Breakthroughs That Empower People With Disabilities | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
These high-tech assistive devices are making some limitations of disabled people a thing of the past.
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Skype co-founder Friis working on Netflix rival

Skype co-founder Friis working on Netflix rival | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
The company confirms an earlier report saying that Janus Friis is behind a new video streaming-service called Vdio.
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Google Voice For iPhone Pulled From The App Store Because It Keeps Crashing

Google Voice For iPhone Pulled From The App Store Because It Keeps Crashing | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
No word on when it's coming back.(Google Voice For iPhone Pulled From The App Store Because It Keeps Crashing $AAPL $GOOG by @stevekovach http://t.co/u7VugCuc...)...
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The 2012 Olympics: tech on a huge scale | NevilleHobson.com

Tech on a huge scale: How tech will be interwoven into the 2012 Olympics http://t.co/sGPn6o7v via @jangles #london2012 #Olympics ^EH...
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TechCrunch | Steve Wozniak On How The iPhone 4S Will Change His Life (TCTV)

TechCrunch | Steve Wozniak On How The iPhone 4S Will Change His Life (TCTV) | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Steve Wozniak likes to be the first person in line to buy the latest Apple products. This evening, the Apple co-founder and designer of the Apple I and II, was #1 on line outside the Apple store in Los Gatos, California to get the iPhone 4S.
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Word as Image by Ji Lee, Creating an Image Out of a Word Using Only Letters From That Word

Word as Image by Ji Lee, Creating an Image Out of a Word Using Only Letters From That Word | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
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Word as Image is a new book by Ji Lee where he attempted the following:



Challenge: Create an image out of a word, using only the letters in the word itself.

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Establish a Professional Web Presence this Weekend

Establish a Professional Web Presence this Weekend | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it

We're all on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, or some other social media sites, but the web is also a great place to connect for work purposes. ie Personal Landing Pages

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Apache asserts OpenOffice stewardship ( - Software )

Apache asserts OpenOffice stewardship ( Software ) Despite the growing momentum of the LibreOffice fork of OpenOffice, the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is urging the community of volunteer developers to rally around the OpenOffice code base as...
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Dell chooses Windows 8 over Android for their next round of tablets | Android and Me

Dell chooses Windows 8 over Android for their next round of tablets | Android and Me | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
Dell Inc.’s founder and CEO Michael Dell has announced that the company is betting the farm on Microsoft’s Windows 8 for its future tablets in hopes of dethroning Apple’s iPad2. Mr.
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S.F.'s South of Market a tech magnet

S.F.'s South of Market a tech magnet | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
The love affair between high tech and San Francisco's South of Market district shows no sign of cooling. Forty technology companies are looking for close to 2 million square feet of office space in San Francisco, most...
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Google Voice Begins Rolling Out MMS-to-Email Forwarding for Sprint Users

Google Voice Begins Rolling Out MMS-to-Email Forwarding for Sprint Users | Nerd Stalker Techweek | Scoop.it
MMS support has long been at the top of our Google Voice wish list, and it looks like Google's finally rolling out a workaround for getting MMS messages sent to your Google Voice number.
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