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Pirate Bay Blockade Set For Icelandic Expansion

The fledgling ISP block against The Pirate Bay in freedom-friendly Iceland is already looking like the thin end of the wedge. After securing an injunction against ISP Vodafone, music rightsholders will now press for injunctions against several of Iceland's other top service providers who have refused to voluntary block the site. Show More Summary

Ad-free Social Network Ello Raises $5.5 Million In New Venture Funding by @mattsouthern

Ello, the new social network that whose mandate is to never display ads or sell user data, just completed a round of venture funding where they raised $5.5 million. Re/code originally reported this news, which they received from Ello CEO Paul Budnitz. Show More Summary

Larry Page Transfers Leadership Of Core Google Products, Including Search, Re/Code Reports by @mattsouthern

Re/code reported late Friday evening on a reorganization of Google management. Sources close to the situation tell Re/code that Google CEO Larry Page is transferring leadership of core Google products to Sundar Pichai. A memo was reportedly sent to Google staff this afternoon informing them of the changes. Show More Summary

Video Review: HP ElitePad 1000 G2

I’m a pretty avid fan of Apple products and have iPads since they were first released. I now have a full size iPad and an iPad Mini which I use when I travel and as a Kindle-like device to read books all the time. But iOS while it’s slick isn’t a real, full-power operating system, The post Video Review: HP ElitePad 1000 G2 appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.

Cool Websites & Tools – Never Miss Another Tweet, Fix Email Design Issues, & Host Live Conversations On Your Website

Camera51 – automatically detects and analyzes faces, scenes, objects and lines and guides you to the perfect frame in every click. Camera51 invites you to start taking photos like a professional. It uses photography principles used by professional photographers and artists and applies this vast knowledge in a fun and simple interface. Show More Summary

This congressman could not be more wrong about Ebola

Watch U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan's wildly speculative Ebola rant.

First Data Enlists Apigee to Handle Electronic Payments

The Apple Pay platform for payments that went live this week has boosted interest in payment systems of all types. But while Apple is clearly poised to become a leader in the category, the impact of a potentially widely used payment system is just beginning to be felt.

Facebook Embraces Anonymity With The Launch Of New ‘Rooms’ iOS App by @mattsouthern

Facebook has announced the launch of new iOS app that encourages users to interact anonymously in a way that’s reminiscent of late 90’s – early 2000’s chat rooms. The company concedes that’s where the inspiration for the app came from,...Show More Summary

What you missed in Big Data: Oracle, eBay join Hadoop open-source party

The past week has seen not one but two technology giants take on a bigger role in the open-source community’s efforts to bring modern analytics within the grasp of the traditional enterprise. Online retail giant eBay Inc. led the charge … Continue reading ?

HP launches commercial OpenStack distro along with developer and customer goodies

Hewlett-Packard Co. has moved another step closer to realizing its lofty vision for a homegrown hybrid cloud with the introduction of the long-awaited commercial version of its OpenStack distribution and two complementary products aimed at helping customers make more of … Continue reading ?

Newbee branches out with minor team

The creation of a new Dota 2 team in China may signal a seismic shift in how players and teams operate in the region.

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