tekgems on January 28th, 2010

>iOoops From The New York Times: IPad? That’s So 2002, Fujitsu Says Fujitsu, which applied for an iPad trademark in 2003, is claiming first dibs, setting up a fight with Apple over the catchy name of its new tablet device. http://s.nyt.com/u/tFs

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tekgems on January 28th, 2010

>Ioops from The New York Times: IPad? That's So 2002, Fujitsu Says Fujitsu, which applied for an iPad trademark in 2003, is claiming first dibs, setting up a fight with Apple over the catchy name of its new tablet device. http://s.nyt.com/u/tFs Get The New York Times on your iPhone for free by visiting http://itunes.com/apps/nytimes Sent […]

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tekgems on January 27th, 2010

>iPad looks like a giant iPhone. I will be the first (I hope) to say its an iPhone on Steroids. YouTube – Apple Unveils the iPad – New York Post: “Steve Jobs is a billionaire yet dresses like a hobo..”

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tekgems on January 27th, 2010

>Very nice. I will try this out on my phone. Mac News: iPhone: Google Voice Sneaks Back Onto iPhone: “Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) on Tuesday launched a new version of Google Voice for the iPhone, half a year after Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) kicked the application off the iTunes App Store. However, the latest version of Google […]

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>Paypal should be all over this. Square Announces Its Full List Of Angels With Some Surprises (Mayer, Crowley, Fanning): “Square, the startup that is making mobile payments for the iPhone, just announced it’s full list of angel investors. Kevin Rose announced his involvement in a video demo (embedded below) he did a few days ago, […]

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>NetFlix is far superior in terms of movie recommendations and ability to view a stream reliably. With YouTube, I can’t always get a reliable stream, especially during prime time. With that reputation, its not clear YouTube will succeed with their rental service. It has a lot of eyeballs, but I don’t think their servers can […]

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>It seems if Google bought YouTube, Google should continue the tradition of open-source and use a video codec technology that is free and open-source instead of H.264. I am not familiar with H.265 vs Ogg Theora, but if the technology is equal then I say go for Ogg Theora. Free gives for better adoption, no? […]

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tekgems on January 25th, 2010

>From The New York Times: A Is for Amazon, B Is for Best Buy… There's a special club of 26 Web sites that pop up when Google users type a single letter in the search box. http://s.nyt.com/u/tzI

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eBay CEO Tells Analysts Company Will Rebalance U.S. Marketplace: “Mr. Donahoe said exports from Chinese sellers doubled in Q4 to over 15 million units.” That is a lot of orders. How do USA based businesses compete with low labor standards abroad while being able to acquire supplies near the source of production?

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>Face-Detection Cameras: Users' Racism Charges Explained – Yahoo! News: “YouTube commenters expressed what was on a lot of people’s minds. ‘Seems they rushed the product to market before testing thoroughly enough,’ wrote one. ‘I’m guessing it’s because all the people who tested the software were white,’ wrote another.” Facial recognition is not an easy task […]

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