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Foxconn Employee: "Life Is Meaningless" [Blockquote]

by on Jun.04, 2010, under Blockquote, Foxconn, Home Automation, suicides

This is how Foxconn employees feel, according to a 21-year-old whom Bloomberg called Ah Wei because he preferred to remain anonymous. Ah Wei copes with these conditions for a monthly salary of 900 yuan ($132). [ Bloomberg — Thanks, Alex! ] More

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So, What Would It Be Like to Be In Space Unprotected? [Blockquote]

by on Jun.03, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, aio, ANT, Ants, AR, Blockquote, Bp, bus, business, C5, cat, clear, color, d8, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, eco, Et, ff, Fun, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, Hd, Holy Shit, Home Automation, humans, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Isp, La, Labels, Loc, Lock, mid, Mod, Nasa, Nes, Npr, Of, Oil, om, One, order, Os, ota, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, Recall, RSS, Rv, Sd, serve, Space, Style, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, ted, TI, TV, Us, V, Vacuum, Viv, what, X1

Humans can’t survive out in the vacuum of space. At least not for long. But what would those 14 seconds or so be like?

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Steve Jobs Explains Why Apple Lost the Platform War [Blockquote]

by on Jun.02, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3g, 5, 7, 7d, 9670, A4, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, Blockquote, Bp, cat, clear, color, d8, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, engadget, Et, Event, F1, ff, Gadget, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, History, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Isp, Job, Jobs, La, Labels, live, Loc, Lock, Lost, Mac, Macintosh, microsoft, mid, Mod, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, PI, Pioneer, Pixel, Platform, Play, Pr, pre, Q, quant, Rc, refresh, Rf, rom, RSS, Rv, Sd, serve, steve, Steve Jobs, SteveJobs, Style, Tag, tech, things, TI, TV, V, War, Wes, why, X1, XP

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During the D8 event , Apple CEO Steve Jobs explained precisely why Apple lost the platform war: They weren’t fighting it. [ Engadget ] More

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Microsoft Has Some Bad News and Some Worse News [Blockquote]

by on May.27, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, Ball, Ballmer, Blockquote, Bp, C6, cat, clear, color, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Fb, ff, Fun, Funny, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Isp, Job, Jobs, Keynote, La, Labels, Loc, Lock, Men, MER, Mic, micro, microsoft, mid, Mod, News, NK, Note, Ny, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, ps, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, rum, Rumor, Rumors, Rv, serve, steve, Steve Ballmer, Steve Jobs, SteveBallmer, SteveJobs, Style, Tag, Tat, tech, ted, TI, TV, twitter, Up, Update, Us, V, Via, WD, Wwdc, X1

Via the company’s Twitter, Microsoft debunked the fun rumor that a seven-minute slice of Steve Jobs’ WWDC keynote would be set aside for Steve Ballmer. Then, cruelly, they created two very funny mental images and debunked those, too. [ Microsoft ] Updated

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Google’s Gonna Keep Riding This Search Thing Out [Blockquote]

by on May.26, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, Arora, Arri, arrington, Art, Ati, Bar, Bartz, Blockquote, Bp, bus, business, car, Carol Bartz, carolbartz, cat, cc, clear, color, Companies, day, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Engine, Et, Face, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Led, Les, Loc, Lock, Mic, Michael Arrington, mid, Mod, Nes, Nike, Nikesharora, Ny, Of, om, One, Opera, operation, order, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, pre, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, sale, Sales, sea, search, Search engines, serve, Style, Tag, tech, ted, TI, trouble, TV, Up, Us, V, X1, Yahoo

Recently, Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz forecasted trouble for Google because search accounts for “99.9% of their business.” In a talk with Michael Arrington today, Google’s President of Global Sales Operations Nikesh Arora leveled this response. Giddyup.

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Don’t Hold Your Breath For the Color Kindle [Blockquote]

by on May.25, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, amazon, AmazonKindle, ANT, Ants, AR, bd, Blockquote, Bp, cat, cc, clear, color, Colorkindle, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, ebookreaders, Ebooks, EC, Et, F2, Fb, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, ipa, ipad, Isp, Jeff Bezos, kin, Kindle, La, Labels, Les, live, Loc, Lock, MER, Mod, multitouch, Net, Ny, Of, om, One, order, Os, Ouch, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Q, quant, Rc, rom, RSS, Rv, screen, serve, Signs, Style, Tag, Tea, tech, TI, Tip, Touch, TV, Up, V, Vw, Watch, work, X1

Despite signs that they’re beefing up the Kindle team , Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says that the company is “still some ways out” from delivering the color Kindle, according to MarketWatch. Nebraska foundation repair contractor . Not much of a surprise , but a bummer nonetheless. [ MarketWatch ] More

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Sony Sets the New Metric For Success [Blockquote]

by on May.20, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Abc, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, Android, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, Ati, Blockquote, Bp, cat, cc, Ces, clear, Coal, color, day, Dc, DCAC, de, Display, droid, Ds, E, Ea, Emi, Eric Schmidt, EricSchmidt, Et, F2, ff, fire, Follow, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, Google I/O, hand, hands, Hd, Home Automation, Howard Stringer, HowardStringer, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Iphone, Ir, Isp, japan, Keynote, La, Labels, Loc, Lock, Men, mid, mind, Mod, My, Note, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, phone, PI, Pixel, Play, PVR, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, soc, Sony, Style, Tag, tech, TI, Top, TV, V, Vr, War, Weird, what, why, X1, X10, XP, xperia, Xperia X10

Following today’s Google I/O keynote , Sony CEO Howard Stringer mentioned that Sony’s Xperia X10 was dominating the iPhone in Japan. MonaVie . When Eric Schmidt reminded him that ” Google doesn’t dominate ,” Stringer responded with this, some weird opposite of a backhanded compliment. More

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Why Google Made Android [Blockquote]

by on May.20, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, Android, ANT, Ants, apple, AR, Arri, ash, Blockquote, Bp, C5, car, Carrier, cat, clear, color, dash, de, Display, droid, Ds, E, Ea, Et, F1, Face, ff, FP, future, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, google android, GoogleIo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Isp, La, Labels, Loc, Lock, Mod, om, One, order, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, Tag, tech, TI, TV, tweet, V, why, X1

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“If we did not act, we faced a draconian future. Where one man, one company, one carrier was the future.” — Google More

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Hurt Locker Producer Drops Email Bomb On BitTorrenter [Block Quote]

by on May.19, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Arm, Arms, Art, ash, BitTorrent, Block quote, Blockquote, Bomb, boom, Bp, bus, business, cat, Chart, clear, color, dash, de, Display, down, download, Downloading, Downloads, DROPS, Ds, E, E3, Ea, Email, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Hurt Locker, Hurt locker lawsuit, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Ir, Isp, ISPs, jail, kids, La, Labels, Law, Lawsuits, Led, Legal, Loc, Lock, Mail, mid, Mod, movie, Ms, My, Nes, Of, om, One, order, Os, Ovi, P2P, Padd, People, PI, Piracy, Pirate, Pirates, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, ps, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, sand, serve, Style, Sue, Tag, tech, things, TI, Torrent, TV, Voltage pictures

Hurt Locker producer Nicolas Chartier—you know, the guy who wants to sue tens of thousands of people for downloading his movie—has made two things very clear over email: pirates are morons, and let’s hope their kids are jailed. More

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Obviously, HP’s CEO Wants to Put WebOS In Printers [Blockquote]

by on May.18, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, AR, Av, Blockquote, Bp, C5, car, cards, cat, cc, Cf, clear, color, Conference, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gm, good, Hd, Hewlett-Packard, Home Automation, Hp, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Isp, KX, La, Labels, Loc, Lock, Mod, News, NK, Obvious, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Palm, Palm os printer, PI, Play, Pr, Print, Printer, Printers, ps, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, table, Tablet, Tag, Tat, tech, TI, TV, twitter, Us, V, web, WebOS, Webos printer, webos tablet, why, X1

HP’s Mark Hurd, during a conference call. volkswagen langhorne . We were foolish to have ever thought Palm’s OS could escape this undignified fate. Thankfully though, a webOS tablet is still very much in the cards. [ HP ] More

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