Monthly Archives: February 2011

Khosla Ventures Leads $5.6 Million Funding For MyLikes; Buchheit Joins Board

Khosla Ventures likes social advertising startup MyLikes. The VC firm is leading the startup’s $5.6 million Series A financing. Lightspeed Partners also invested and Metamorphic Ventures, which participated in the all-Googler $600,000 seed round, ponied up again. Additionally, seed investor … Continue reading

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Banshee media player for Windows goes alpha

Banshee has been one of the top Linux media players for ages, and now the venerable audio and video app has officially made its way to Windows. The first alpha release of Banshee for Windows is now available for download, … Continue reading

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Dude, Where’s My Gmail? [Failure]

Have you checked your Gmail lately? Better go check if you haven’t in a while, because there’s been some kind of “reset” at Google that’s resulted in missing emails, labels, folders and themes. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/xI7NSMekdck/dude-wheres-my-gmail Mcafee Maximus Mantech International … Continue reading

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NASA Says Nuclear Warfare Could Reverse Global Warming But Also Bring Famine and Disease [Science]

NASA Scientists have tested the climate effect of what a small, regional nuclear war would do to the world and have come up with a few revealing (and quite scary) conclusions. For the purpose of the exercise, NASA termed a … Continue reading

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3D-Print Yourself With Kinect

“Fabricate Yourself” is like a 3-D photo-booth. Using a Microsoft Kinect, anyone can hit a button and have a 3-D model of themselves printed right then. The project, headed by Karl Willis, removes the arcane intricacies of CAD software and … Continue reading

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Has Ubuntu Linux Lost Its Luster?

For those of us who love Ubuntu, it was both distressing and perplexing to read Bruce Byfield’s recent blog post entitled, “Ubuntu: Where Did the Love Go?” Growing concerns and criticisms about Ubuntu’s relationship with the open source community at … Continue reading

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Apple adds pattern locking to an iPhone app that you can’t have?

The nine-dot pattern lock option is one of those uniquely Android things — it’s been there ever since the G1, and even if you don’t personally use it, odds are good that you recognize it. So when we see it … Continue reading

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Calm Down, Apple Isn’t Starting a Real Streaming Music Service [Apple]

For a long time now, many have speculated Apple might start their own “all you can eat” streaming music service to compete against the likes of Rdio, MOG and Rhapsody. But anonymous industry sources are telling the Financial Times that … Continue reading

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Daily Crunch: Glasstronaut Edition

HTC Announces The Desire S, Wildfire S, and Incredible S I, For One, Welcome Our Dystopian Gorilla Glass Overlords Japan Prepares Tweeting Humanoid Astronaut Those Oakley 3D Glasses Are Now Certified 3D Glasses Total War: Shogun 2 Demo: February 22 … Continue reading

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Firefox 4′s best restartless add-ons

Unless you’ve been sleeping under a rock, or in a tent outside the Googleplex with an “I LOVE SCHMIDT” banner, you hopefully know that Firefox 4 supports restartless add-ons, or in developerese: bootstrapped extensions. Unfortunately, however, the process of converting … Continue reading

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