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Ballmer at CES 2011: ‘Windows will be everywhere’

Ballmer at CES 2011: ‘Windows will be everywhere’

06.01.11 – 5:35 pm Business, Entertainment, Featured, Tech
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MICROSOFT STRIKES BACK? Looks like Microsoft came up with a few surprises at CES 2011 in Las Vegas.  The success of Windows Phone 7 and Kinect are among the company's milestones last year. Today in his Consumer Electronics Show keynote, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer declared that Xbox is no longer a gaming device but an entertainment ...


Facebook now worth $50 billion!

Facebook now worth $50 billion!

03.01.11 – 4:05 pm Business, Featured, Law, Tech
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Facebook hits the world's headlines today with its new cash: The popular social networking site has raised $500 million from Goldman Sachs and a Russian investor at a $50 billion valuation, the New York Times' Dealbook reports. What should Facebook do with its new cash? Many things, for sure. They will have more firepower "to steal ...


Half a million people donate to keep Wikipedia free

Half a million people donate to keep Wikipedia free

02.01.11 – 10:23 am Featured, Media, Statistics, Tech
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Wikipedia has just ended their shortest fundraiser and most successful year ever, raising $16 million from more than 500,000 people in 2010 --compared to the 230,000 people for $7.5 million donations in 2009. Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales listed out some milestones about the latest effort: Over 500,000 donations to the Wikimedia Foundation. Almost 130,000 donations to the ...


Watch out, Silicon Valley: China and India’s maneuver!

Watch out, Silicon Valley: China and India’s maneuver!

30.12.10 – 11:42 am Business, Education, Featured, Science
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The Foreign Policy piece tells us how China and India will shake the world. They focused on educations and research & development first. China has built world-class universities, while India has $10 billion R&D industry. The first generations of Indian startups focused on selling IT services, and the Chinese developed copycat web technologies such as Baidu, ...


10 Asia blogs you’ll love

10 Asia blogs you’ll love

28.12.10 – 12:00 pm Featured, Nature, Travel
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If you love everything -- traveling, culinary, life, photography, nature etc -- about Asia,  you'll love these 10 Asian blogs, thanks to Traveling Greener for the list. I even can't pick the best one among them! All is great! :-D 1. My Several Worlds 2. Asian Ramblings 3. EatingAsia 4. Unearthing Asia 5. Mike’s Blender 6. Jamie Sinz 7. Annamatic 8. Stickyrice 9. ...


Actually, blogging is dead (again)

Actually, blogging is dead (again)

25.12.10 – 2:55 pm Featured, Tech
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THAT'S TRUE. It's like a term says that there is "iPhone killer" while the Apple's shiny gadget is still there. CopyBlogger writes: How many times have your heard them say that? They said it in 2007. They said it in 2008, 2009, and 2010. Maybe they’re right. When you’re promoting a business, or a cause, or an idea with online content ...


Skype gradually returns to normal

Skype gradually returns to normal

23.12.10 – 7:56 am Business, Featured, Tech
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Skype is currently down for millions of users (yeah, up to 20 million users) -- its first *major* interruption since 2007.  CEO Tony Bates told BBC News that the service now is gradually returning to normal. "Right now it looks like clients are coming on and offline and sometimes they are crashing in the middle of ...


About.me acquisition and the mentorships

About.me acquisition and the mentorships

22.12.10 – 6:26 am Featured, Tech
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A super simple personal profile tool, About.me, has been acquired by AOL recently (you can learn why CEO Tony Conrad sold his company quickly). This service is amazing. They had 400,000 beta testers before announced publicly! One of About.me's secret recipes: They have a bunch of strong mentors! About.me advisors include Twitter's Dick Costolo, Digg's Kevin ...


Zuckerberg deserves to be TIME’s Person of the Year…three years ago!

Zuckerberg deserves to be TIME’s Person of the Year…three years ago!

16.12.10 – 12:21 pm Featured, Media, People
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No doubt that Mark Zuckerberg is one of a few brightest CEOs in the world. But naming him as TIME's Person of the Year? For connecting more than half a billion people and mapping the social relations among them; for creating a new system of exchanging information; and for changing how we all live our lives, ...


Wikileaks hits Indonesia

Wikileaks hits Indonesia

13.12.10 – 6:16 pm Featured, Law, Media, Politics, Tech
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An Indonesian minister said there were over 3,000 documents about Indonesia on Wikileaks website, The Jakarta Post reports. Communications and Information Minister Tifatul Sembiring's team was currently retrieving and learning the documents -- which include information on the J.W. Marriot bombings, riots in Papua and Indonesian military activities. Meanwhile, Indonesia’s own 'version' of WikiLeaks called IndoLeaks, ...


OpenLeaks, WikiLeaks’ new rival

OpenLeaks, WikiLeaks’ new rival

10.12.10 – 10:18 pm Featured, Law, Media, Politics, Tech
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Some Wikileakers are leaving --due to the organization's objectives, Julian Assange's leadership issue and personal problems-- and will launch new project called "OpenLeaks" on Monday. Unlike WikiLeaks, OpenLeaks will not receive and publish information directly for the public eye. OpenLeaks intends to establish itself as a neutral intermediary ”without a political agenda except from the dissemination of ...


Wikileaks supporter Anonymous ousted from Facebook, Twitter

Wikileaks supporter Anonymous ousted from Facebook, Twitter

09.12.10 – 7:33 am Featured, Law, Media, Tech
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Looks like Wikileaks accounts on Facebook and Twitter are safe so far, but Anonymous' Operation PayBack account appears to have been suspended from both services. 4chan-based group ‘Anonymous’ is a major supporter for Julian Assange's whistleblowers organization. The movement describes itself as "an ongoing campaign by Anonymous against major anti-piracy & anti-freedom entities". From its Twitter account, ...



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