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Explainer: understanding Sopa

Explainer: understanding Sopa | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Will 2012 see the end of the internet as we know it? The House judiciary committee tried to finalize the Stop Online Piracy Act (Sopa) before Christmas for a vote early next year.

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Google Doodle Lights Up for the Holidays

Google Doodle Lights Up for the Holidays | Technoculture | Scoop.it

It’s already Dec. 24 in some parts of the world, and the Google homepages for countries including New Zealand, South Korea and Japan have begun displaying a festive logo to commemorate a holiday many will be celebrating.

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Spam, the Meat, and Managed Print Services

Spam, the Meat, and Managed Print Services | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Rachel Fielding delivers a great report on how the company that sells Spam in England moved to Managed Print Services.

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Patent Troll Sues Google, Groupon

Patent Troll Sues Google, Groupon | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Sigh. Here we go again. A patent troll called Mount Hamilton Partners has filed two separate patent infringement lawsuits against daily deals juggernaut Groupon and Google, which also operates a digital couponing business called Google Offers.

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Spare some idle CPU cycles for charity this season

Spare some idle CPU cycles for charity this season | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The Charity Engine is a non-profit volunteer computing grid based on Berkeley University’s BOINC software for grid computing – as used by dozens of famous ‘citizen science’ projects such as SETI@home.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic – review

Star Wars: The Old Republic – review | Technoculture | Scoop.it

From the glossy production values to the enormous cast of characters, this IS Star Wars in cyberspace.

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Japanese scientist building life size Gundam robot complete with cockpit

Japanese scientist building life size Gundam robot complete with cockpit | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Fans of the popular anime series Gundam are starting special bank accounts today after hearing that a Japanese scientist has set a goal of creating a life-sized replica of one of the fabled mobile suits from the show.

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GWI 6 Trends Preview: Google+ has 150 million active users…and counting

GWI 6 Trends Preview: Google+ has 150 million active users…and counting | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The latest GWI data proves that brands need to take Google+ seriously. Not only because the service has 150 million users across the 27 GWI countries but also because Google is intent on building social into the very fabric of its services. This means that everything from search to email to Android will be influenced by Google+.

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Do You Really Need a Smart Phone?

Do You Really Need a Smart Phone? | Technoculture | Scoop.it

My phone is as stupid as a phone can be, but you can drop it or get it wet and it will still work. My cellular cost per month is about $4, on average.

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The Most-Read Newspaper Websites In Europe

The Most-Read Newspaper Websites In Europe | Technoculture | Scoop.it

We often see national and international breakdowns of newspaper website popularity, but rarely by continent.

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Is overclocking over?

Is overclocking over? | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Back in the day overclocking held a deeply magical allure, but it's no longer a necessary just to get a powerful, long-lasting computer. Don't let this fool you though, overclocking still has life left in it.

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Weighing Astronauts Is the Best Kinect Hack Yet

Weighing Astronauts Is the Best Kinect Hack Yet | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Astronauts can now keep check on their physique thanks to Kinect. And it's nothing to do with playing Kinect Sports — it's the latest hack from a team of European scientists.

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Steve Jobs' legacy and the tech lessons of 2011

Steve Jobs' legacy and the tech lessons of 2011 | Technoculture | Scoop.it

So what did we learn about the technology biz this year? From the passing of Apple's co-founder to a new generation of publicly traded companies.

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New Sun-Times will ramp up specialized content online

New Sun-Times will ramp up specialized content online | Technoculture | Scoop.it

The new Chicago Sun-Times will focus on delivering specialized content to online readers while keeping a print paper, said its new CEO, Timothy Knight, who will lead an organization with the backing of some of Chicago's most notable behind-the-scenes political and business players.

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The Tevatron's enduring computing legacy

The Tevatron's enduring computing legacy | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Few laypeople think of computing innovation in connection with the Tevatron particle accelerator, which shut down earlier this year.

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Only 26% of Consumers Think Facebook Storefronts Secure Against Fraud

Only 26% of Consumers Think Facebook Storefronts Secure Against Fraud | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Facebook still has a long way to go when it comes to instilling trust in consumers, according to a new study that shows only 26% believe storefronts on the social network are safe against fraud.

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Six video game cocktails

Six video game cocktails | Technoculture | Scoop.it

You've played the best games of the year – now drink them! Raid your liquor cabinet and try out our selection of video game-themed cocktails (just don't blame us for the hangover).

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Mallotromy recommande... Ces 6 jeux vidéos de cocktails !

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VW turns off out-of-hours email

VW turns off out-of-hours email | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Volkswagen is stopping emails being sent to some of its workers when they go off-shift after complaints of work and home life becoming blurred.

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Google Brings Back the Caption Contest with 'Search Captions'

Google Brings Back the Caption Contest with 'Search Captions' | Technoculture | Scoop.it

On Google's Inside Search website, users will find a 'Search Captions' option under the Playground tab. Once there, you'll find a series of pictures and Google is asking for you to guess what the person in the image is searching for.

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Space Station Commander Captures Unprecedented View of Comet

International Space Station Commander Dan Burbank captured spectacular imagery of Comet Lovejoy as seen from about 240 miles above the Earth's horizon on Wednesday, Dec. 21.

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MRI technicians tune machine to play 'Smoke on the Water'

MRI technicians tune machine to play 'Smoke on the Water' | Technoculture | Scoop.it

I'm told this is a classic viral video among magnetic resonance imagine specialists: one group of MRI techs programmed sequences to play the guitar riff from Deep Purple's rock classic 'Smoke on the Water.'

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Free Wi-Fi with that coffee? Why cafes are embracing an age of connectivity

Free Wi-Fi with that coffee? Why cafes are embracing an age of connectivity | Technoculture | Scoop.it

As Wi-Fi hotspots increase, small UK businesses are preferring to give access to smartphone and tablet users for free.

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TechRadar: Steve Jobs wins Grammy for contribution to music

TechRadar: Steve Jobs wins Grammy for contribution to music | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Steve Jobs isn't one to be slowed down by a little thing like having shuffled off this mortal coil, having been awarded a Special Merit Grammy award for his contribution to music.

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Israelis are now the world’s biggest social network addicts, says new report

Israelis are now the world’s biggest social network addicts, says new report | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Lots of things come to mind when you think of Israel -- the Dead Sea, religion and perhaps even conflict -- but now you can add social media addiction to the list, after a new report concluded that Internet users in the Middle Eastern country are the world’s biggest users of social networks.

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The Puzzle of 3D Images From A Single Shot

The Puzzle of 3D Images From A Single Shot | Technoculture | Scoop.it

Researchers are debating whether its possible to reconstruct the 3D structure of a biomolecule from a single image.

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