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Google Drive official: 5GB of free storage, business-focused approach (video)

Google Drive official: 5GB of free storage, business-focused approach (video) | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
If it happened any other way, it just wouldn't be as satisfying, now would it?
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Google back in the smartphone sales game: unlocked Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ (GSM) available for $399

Google back in the smartphone sales game: unlocked Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ (GSM) available for $399 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Hang on to your kneecaps, folks.Google's just announced that its making the Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ available in its Play web store for...
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Chinese official does not agree that Apple owns the iPad trademark

Chinese official does not agree that Apple owns the iPad trademark | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Earlier today we reported that according to Proview, a settlement was likely to be reached with Apple regarding the dispute over the ownership of the iPad trademark.
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Reuters: Google Drive to offer up to 100GB of storage, Tuesday launch teased

Reuters: Google Drive to offer up to 100GB of storage, Tuesday launch teased | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The rumors about Google Drive have been coming fast and furious lately, and now we've got one more piece to add to the puzzle — as well as a possible launch date. Reuters is reporting that...

 

Reportedly, only 5GB will be free.

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ITC issues preliminary ruling, finds Microsoft's Xbox 360 infringes on Motorola patents

ITC issues preliminary ruling, finds Microsoft's Xbox 360 infringes on Motorola patents | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Potential bad news to start out the week for Microsofties: a judge from the US International Trade Commission has issued a preliminary ruling...
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Google Drive spotted on a Google employee’s phone

Google Drive spotted on a Google employee’s phone | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Google’s cloud storage service, Google Drive, has been talked about for quite a bit.
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TechCrunch | Frustration, Disappointment And Apathy: My Years At Microsoft

TechCrunch | Frustration, Disappointment And Apathy: My Years At Microsoft | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
I first used Windows on a TULIP portable computer, some twenty years ago. Graphical user interface, icons, mouse, an amazing new world was ushered in before my wide eyes.

At uni, I scored a summer internship with Microsoft.
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Princeton University to Offer Free Online Classes

Princeton University to Offer Free Online Classes | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it

"The History of the World since 1300, Computer Architecture, and and Statistics One are just some of the Princeton University courses you can take without ever applying to Princeton, paying tuition or even stepping on to the campus, thanks to a new partnership between the school and a new online education organization founded by two Stanford University professors..."

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TechCrunch | Facebook Shareholders: What Do You Do After You Make a Zillion Dollars

TechCrunch | Facebook Shareholders: What Do You Do After You Make a Zillion Dollars | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
In the dot-com boom I lost $15 million cash. Yes, I am an idiot. You know what happens when you lose that kind of cash? When you go to zero? You lose your libido. You don't want to have sex ever again.
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Wishing I'd Invented This Watch: Almost $6 Million Raised in Pledges

Wishing I'd Invented This Watch: Almost $6 Million Raised in Pledges | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Hi guys and girls,Friday evening update for you! I want to answer some key questions that came up this week in the comments section and through private messages.Again, we are trying to read every single comment and message.
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Siri vs. Android: Which Is Better at Understanding Voice Commands?

Siri vs. Android: Which Is Better at Understanding Voice Commands? | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Motorola created a bit of a stir yesterday when it released a video compared Android's Voice Actions on the Atrix 2 with iOS's Siri on an iPhone 4S. Fanboys screamed foul in the comments, so we decided to test it out for ourselves.
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Disguised Samsung Galaxy S III caught in Vietnam | Android Community

Disguised Samsung Galaxy S III caught in Vietnam | Android Community | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Samsung's Galaxy S III has been caught in the wild, or at least its core hardware has, with a disguised prototype showing up in Vietnam.
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Microsoft evangelist admits he misspoke regarding Windows Phone 8 updates

Microsoft evangelist admits he misspoke regarding Windows Phone 8 updates | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
This is why companies have to be careful in their external communication: if a spokesperson reveals relevant details about an anticipated product, t...
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TechCrunch | U.S. House Passes Controversial CISPA Cybersecurity Bill 248 To 168

TechCrunch | U.S. House Passes Controversial CISPA Cybersecurity Bill 248 To 168 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
This afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) by a vote of 248 to168.
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Google raises Gmail to 10GB free, 10-fold increase since launching in 2004

Google raises Gmail to 10GB free, 10-fold increase since launching in 2004 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Eight years ago one gigabyte of online storage was a remarkable thing. One gigabyte of email?
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Samsung details Ice Cream Sandwich upgrades for American carriers

Samsung details Ice Cream Sandwich upgrades for American carriers | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Samsung has published a list detailing which carrier variants of its phones and tablets will be blessed with Android Ice Cream Sandwich.
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SkyDrive: 7GB Free Storage from M$FT

SkyDrive: 7GB Free Storage from M$FT | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Microsoft is offering 7GB of free cloud storage with their new SkyDrive service. Existing users get a bump to 25GB free! Any old HotMail account seems to...
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What Apple Can Learn from Samsung's New Galaxy Tab 2 - Forbes

What Apple Can Learn from Samsung's New Galaxy Tab 2 - Forbes | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7-inch tablet I've been testing Samsung's new  7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 tablet (my full review is at TabTimes) and, in some ways, I like it better than the iPad.
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How to Unlock the iPhone 4S Right Now

How to Unlock the iPhone 4S Right Now | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Hacker Loktar_Sun has discovered how to easily unlock your iPhone 4S—and any other iPhone. The unlock will free you from your carrier's tyranny, which is great news, especially while traveling or switching companies.
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Skype for Windows Phone version 1.0 released, no longer considered beta

Skype for Windows Phone version 1.0 released, no longer considered beta | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Microsoft promised a full version of its Skype for Windows Phone software in April back when the original beta was released at Mobile World Congress earlier this year. The company delivered on that...

 

Still can't receive a call when Skype isn't running, circa 2005!

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MIT and others launch a tech education revolution

MIT and others launch a tech education revolution | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
MIT and several other schools -- along with start-up Udacity -- have joined the open-education movement, which makes it easier for college students to access tech-related courses online. And it could revolutionize higher education.
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Researchers predict brothels will offer robot prostitutes by 2050 | Impact Lab

Researchers predict brothels will offer robot prostitutes by 2050 | Impact Lab | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
“In 2050, Amsterdam's red light district will all be about android prostitutes.
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Did Google just swallow up ZumoDrive to bring us G-Drive?

Did Google just swallow up ZumoDrive to bring us G-Drive? | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it

ZumoDrive offers a unique feature, it actually mounts a 'drive' on your Mac or PC rather than just a synced folder. This is perfect for emulating a hard drive on a cloud-based OS such as Google's Chrome OS...

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BMW i8: the hybrid supercar at rest

BMW i8: the hybrid supercar at rest | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The Verge is a technology-focused news publication founded in 2011 by Joshua Topolsky and Marty Moe in partnership with Vox Media and its CEO Jim Bankoff.
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Want to Reserve One of Nike's Hot New Shoes? You'll Have to Tweet for It

Want to Reserve One of Nike's Hot New Shoes? You'll Have to Tweet for It | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Nike has developed a Twitter-based RSVP system for new shoe launches.
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