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Apple's damages in Samsung trial cut down to $598 million from over $1 billion

Apple's damages in Samsung trial cut down to $598 million from over $1 billion | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Judge Lucy Koh has just delivered a serious blow to Cupertino in the Apple v. Samsung legal saga, cutting the damages awarded to the company down to $...
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You'll Be Able To Buy This Amazing Gadget For $80 This May

You'll Be Able To Buy This Amazing Gadget For $80 This May | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Turns out that 2013 is, indeed, a Leap Year.
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Lynnette Van Dyke's comment, March 6, 2013 10:55 AM
Great differentiation tool for students who might benefit from it!
Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's comment, March 6, 2013 11:30 AM
Agreed! Think of the implications for kids with physical disabilities for whom typing or mouse manipulation is not an option. Exciting.
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Google Glass Will Make You Manly, Says Sergey Brin | Wired Business | Wired.com

Google Glass Will Make You Manly, Says Sergey Brin | Wired Business | Wired.com | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Google co-foudner Sergey Brin said smartphones are "socially isolating" and "emasculating" during a talk at the TED conference Wednesday.
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Really more like "Google Glass Will Make You Human... again"

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Law Would Force Patent Trolls To Pay For Failed Lawsuits Against Innovators | TechCrunch

Law Would Force Patent Trolls To Pay For Failed Lawsuits Against Innovators | TechCrunch | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
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Chromebook Pixel: Hardware Comes Last

Chromebook Pixel: Hardware Comes Last | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it

Google's Chromebook Pixel is aspirational in nearly every way. It's designed within an inch of its life, a physical specimen worthy of Rodin. Its lines are sharp, its display is crisp. And nearly every review has had the same takeaway: It's amazing. Don't buy it.

 

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Pandora establishes 40 hour mobile listening cap for free users

Pandora establishes 40 hour mobile listening cap for free users | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Remember the good ol\' days of Pandora? Well, it turns out that you were living in it until today. Just this afternoon, the music streaming service
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Samsung to Launch Passbook Equivalent with new Wallet App | Android News - Android Headlines

Samsung to Launch Passbook Equivalent with new Wallet App | Android News - Android Headlines | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
It would appear that Samsung are up to their old tricks, and will be launching a new Wallet application for their smartphones that looks and
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Ubuntu Touch

Ubuntu Touch | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The elegant Ubuntu Touch for phones and tablets blows away rivals Firefox OS and Tizen -- and may even be better than iOS and Android.
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WebRTC: Asterisk Joins the Brave New World of Real Time Communications

WebRTC: Asterisk Joins the Brave New World of Real Time Communications | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it

This week we’ll be wading into the world of real time communications and the Asterisk® 11 implementation of WebRTC, a JavaScript API that makes it easy to build click-to-call systems and softphone interfaces using nothing more than a web page. To simplify the task of creating an Asterisk 11/WebRTC platform, we’ve created a free virtual appliance for you that can be deployed on any Windows®, Mac®, Linux® or Solaris® desktop using Oracle’s VirtualBox® in a matter of minutes...

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Google Working on Spotify-like Music Service | MacTrast

Google Working on Spotify-like Music Service | MacTrast | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is in negotiations to develop their own Spotify-like streaming music service for their Android operating system.
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Futuristic Volkswagen Hybrid Gets 261 Miles Per Gallon

Futuristic Volkswagen Hybrid Gets 261 Miles Per Gallon | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
If Robert Zemeckis were making the Back To the Future films now, he would use the Volkswagen XL1 for Doc's time machine. Like the 1980s DeLorean, this car is what we imagine car...
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GM adding AT&T LTE service to 'most' vehicles starting next year

GM adding AT&T LTE service to 'most' vehicles starting next year | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
GM has announced this morning that it will start deploying LTE service from AT&T in its 2014 cars and trucks to deliver drivers "enhanced suite of safety, security, diagnostic and infotainment services." It's a common theme in the auto industry:...
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Samsung HomeSync is a media streamer with a huge hard drive (video hands-on)

Samsung HomeSync is a media streamer with a huge hard drive (video hands-on) | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Is it a Google TV? Yes and no: Samsung's new HomeSync media streamer runs Android 4.2 and has access to the Google Play store, but you won't find a Google logo anywhere on the box — nor will you...
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A-Rod's Charity Gave Away Only 1% Of Donations

A-Rod's Charity Gave Away Only 1% Of Donations | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
A-Rod is in A-Lot of trouble again. But this time he messed with kids, and that’s really not cool.
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With Causes Charities's curator insight, August 20, 2014 4:11 PM

http://www.withcauses.org/ ; non-profit charity accepts collectibles, all different vehicles, real estate, even aircraft.  It's a great way to receive a tax deduction, and the funds are used to provide shelter, transportation, and financial relief to those in need.

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Tim Cook Laughs Off The 'iBike'

Tim Cook Laughs Off The 'iBike' | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
CUPERTINO, California (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook sought to assure shareholders Wednesday that the company is working on some "great stuff" that may help reverse a sharp decline in its stock price.
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Pandora Resurrects Its 40-Hour (Monthly) Limit On Free Music, But This Time It’s Capping Mobile Usage | TechCrunch

Pandora Resurrects Its 40-Hour (Monthly) Limit On Free Music, But This Time It’s Capping Mobile Usage | TechCrunch | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
As it struggles to deal with rising royalty costs, streaming radio service Pandora is bringing back an old idea by capping free monthly usage at 40 hours.
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Tim Cook downplays growth worries and outside threats at Apple shareholder meeting

Tim Cook downplays growth worries and outside threats at Apple shareholder meeting | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Apple CEO Tim Cook took a moment at the company's annual shareholder meeting to apologize for the company's falling stock price. "I don't like it either," he said. "Neither does the board or...
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Starbucks customers offered 15 free New York Times articles per day

Starbucks customers offered 15 free New York Times articles per day | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
If you're looking to get free access to The New York Times beyond the ten article-per-month limit, you may want to head to a Starbucks. The two companies announced a new partnership today that will...
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If at first you don't succeed: hands-on with Samsung's Galaxy Note 8.0

If at first you don't succeed: hands-on with Samsung's Galaxy Note 8.0 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The smaller version of the Note 10.1 learns from its predecessor's mistakes.
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Nokia Lumia 920

Nokia Lumia 920 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
If you want the most powerful, feature-rich Windows phone available, then pick the Nokia Lumia 920. But if you're looking for a slim, light smartphone, you'll find the 920's cumbersome dimensions a drag.
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5 Best Wireless N+ Performance Routers for Home

5 Best Wireless N+ Performance Routers for Home | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Choosing a right performance WiFi router can be tricky. Due to the cost, you definitely do not want the wrong one. This topic should help you find the high end Wireless N+ performance router for your home.
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Controversial 'Six Strikes' Anti-Piracy Plan Starts Monday

Controversial 'Six Strikes' Anti-Piracy Plan Starts Monday | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
A controversial new plan by content owners and Internet Service Providers to fight online piracy takes effect Monday.
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The Soup Nazi Returns...

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Chromebook Pixel review: another impractical marvel from Google

Chromebook Pixel review: another impractical marvel from Google | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
We\'ve had a bit of a love / hate relationship with the Google Chromebook since the first one crossed our laps back in 2011 -- the Samsung Series 5. We
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4 Ways Google Has Already Appeased Big Copyright

4 Ways Google Has Already Appeased Big Copyright | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
As content becomes an increasingly important part of Google's business, the company is cracking down on piracy in subtle but significant ways.
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