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Exclusive: HP's core webOS Enyo team is going to Google

Exclusive: HP's core webOS Enyo team is going to Google | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The HP team responsible for Enyo — webOS's HTML5-based application framework that debuted on the TouchPad — will be leaving the company and starting at Google shortly, The Verge has...
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10 Gadgets You’d Be a Fool to Buy Right Now

10 Gadgets You’d Be a Fool to Buy Right Now | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The problem with buying gadgets is that they're bound to be obsolete at some point. But, as Laptop Mag's Avram Piltch explains, that point is way sooner for some things than others.
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Mayor Arrested for Hacking Website that Tried to Recall Him

Mayor Arrested for Hacking Website that Tried to Recall Him | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
A New Jersey mayor and his son have been arrested for hacking into a website set up to advocate for his removal from office.
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Google's Project Glass... it's spreading (sample video)

Google's Project Glass... it's spreading (sample video) | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Now, we're not saying Google's elite are actually aliens managing human social affairs, but if you were our reader Ben who ran into...
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Google names names on copyright takedowns; Microsoft is #1 | Ars Technica

Google names names on copyright takedowns; Microsoft is #1 | Ars Technica | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Google reveals the 250,000 takedown requests it gets each week.
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HP cuts 27,000 jobs, profit tumbles 31 percent in Q2

HP cuts 27,000 jobs, profit tumbles 31 percent in Q2 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Looks like rumors of major cost-cutting measures at HP are true: the company along with its fiscal Q2 results has just outlined plans...
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IBM and the Perils of Bring Your Own Device

IBM and the Perils of Bring Your Own Device | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
When IBM loosened its restrictions on the smart phones and tablets its employees could use for work, it got a lesson in IT management .
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Google Chrome overtakes Internet Explorer as the Web’s most used browser

Google Chrome overtakes Internet Explorer as the Web’s most used browser | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Google Chrome has been long expected to leapfrog Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) to take its position as the Web's most used browser and, according to data from Statcounter, the momentous change ...
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Apple files (again) for a preliminary ban against the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Apple files (again) for a preliminary ban against the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
If you found yourself longing for the minor tweaks Samsung made to the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany earlier this year, you may...
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Judge moves Google vs Oracle trial to the damages phase

Judge moves Google vs Oracle trial to the damages phase | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Remember last week we reported that the jury had found Google guilty of infringing on Oracle’s copyright?
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Five CEOs Who Should Have Already Been Fired (Cisco, GE, WalMart, Sears, Microsoft) - Forbes

Five CEOs Who Should Have Already Been Fired (Cisco, GE, WalMart, Sears, Microsoft) - Forbes | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Our attention is grabbed weekly by business problems for which CEOs make excuses. But the 5 worst CEOs have long track records of steering their companies out of growth markets and toward failure.
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Court revives Apple bid for Galaxy Tab injunction, rejects smartphone ban

Court revives Apple bid for Galaxy Tab injunction, rejects smartphone ban | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it

A U.S. federal appeals court on Monday ruled that a California judge was wrong in denying Apple's request to block sales of Samsung's Galaxy Tab, but affirmed the trial judge's decision to deny the injunction of smartphones made by the South Korean electronics giant...

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Fox, NBCUniversal sue Dish over ad-skipping DVR service | Ars Technica

Fox, NBCUniversal sue Dish over ad-skipping DVR service | Ars Technica | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Fox lambasts AutoHop, saying it will destroy the "broadcast TV ecosystem."...
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Google's Android Did Not Infringe Oracle Patents, Jury Rules

Google's Android Did Not Infringe Oracle Patents, Jury Rules | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal jury ruled Wednesday that Google didn't infringe on Oracle's patents when the Internet search leader developed its popular Android software for mobile devices.
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Go Online A Lot? You May Soon Be Paying More

Go Online A Lot? You May Soon Be Paying More | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
By Yinka Adegoke BOSTON (Reuters) - The head of the Federal Communications Commission said he supports cable companies' charging for Internet based on how much a subscriber uses the service, and also welcomed a cable industry...
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Study: Fox News Viewers Least Informed

Study: Fox News Viewers Least Informed | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Another study has concluded that people who only watch Fox News are less informed than all other news consumers. Researchers at Fairleigh Dickinson University updated a study they had conducted in late 2011.
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Jury: Google did not infringe Oracle patents with Android

Jury: Google did not infringe Oracle patents with Android | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Over a week after it began deliberations, the jury has returned a verdict in the patent infringement case between Oracle and Google, finding that the search giant did not infringe upon Oracle's...
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Know Your Rights: Photography in Public

Know Your Rights: Photography in Public | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Nearly every modern phone has a camera attached to it and subsequently more and more people are taking photos in public places than ever before. The shot might be as simple as snapping a picture of a parade or as tricky as recording video of a riot.
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Sony and Samsung enforcing minimum pricing on TVs

Sony and Samsung enforcing minimum pricing on TVs | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it

Samsung and Sony have both started restricting retailers from offering discounts on TVs. The Wall Street Journal reports that the move is designed to protect both the manufacturers' and the retailers margins...

 

Nerd Uno: We call it the Best Buy/Target lifeline! So much for price fixing being a bad thing. 

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Samsung Galaxy S3 rooted, stock ROM leaked

Samsung Galaxy S3 rooted, stock ROM leaked | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The Samsung Galaxy S3 has just been rooted, which is quite the buzz around considering this is the most anticipated and sought after Android-powered smartphone for 2012 – at least until now, that is.
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40,000+ Orthodox Jews rally against the internet at New York baseball stadium

40,000+ Orthodox Jews rally against the internet at New York baseball stadium | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
A rather unusual event took place in New York City this past Sunday: the New York Mets' Citi Field was filled to capacity with Orthodox Jews — males only, in keeping with the religion's code...
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SpaceX Falcon 9: The Future of Commercial Space Flight Blasts Off Tomorrow

SpaceX Falcon 9: The Future of Commercial Space Flight Blasts Off Tomorrow | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Until just a few years ago, manned spaceflight was the exclusive sandbox of not just nations, but of the world's select superpowers—the countries with enough disposable income to say, "F-ck it.
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This Concept Plane Gets Better Gas Mileage Than Your Car

This Concept Plane Gets Better Gas Mileage Than Your Car | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Synergy is an aircraft that aims to change the way ordinary families travel. The creators have already started working on the small plane, but they’ve put the project up on Kickstarter to gain more funding for this round of production.
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