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Google's Trojan horse: how Chrome Apps will finally take on Windows

The web alone is not enough<p>Today, on Chrome's fifth birthday, Google is announcing the rollout of what it's calling Chrome Apps. Don't feel bad if you're confused by the name. Chrome has been serving up web apps since 2010 when the Chrome Web Store opened up alongside the launch of the Chrome OS. …

Free energy, edible slime -- and more offbeat crowdfunding ideas

How can you go wrong with this description of your invention? "NO MORE ELECTRICITY BILLS. NO MORE PETROL BILLS. NO MORE HEATING BILLS. NO MORE POLLUTION"<p>That's how Arthur Fahy is trying to drum up attention on Indiegogo for a device that allegedly produces free energy. He claims to have invented an …

Jury orders Motorola to give Microsoft $14.5M over patent shenanigans

When Google(s goog) bought Motorola Mobility for $12 billion two years ago, part of the deal’s appeal was Motorola’s patent portfolio, which Google …

Secret-Sharing App Whisper Snags $21 Million From Sequoia, Adds Roelof Botha To Its Board

Secret-sharing app Whisper has closed a new round of funding, bringing in $21 million at a $75 million to $100 million post money valuation. The round, as originally reported by Om Malik, was led by Sequoia Capital, with existing investor Lightspeed Ventures participating.<p>With the financing, …

Jeff Bezos is a hit: Washington Post staff excited by new owner

Amazon CEO receives big applause following a meeting with the paper's staff<p>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos stood before journalists from one of the country's most storied newspapers and told them their publication can't live in the past.<p>Bezos met late this afternoon with the staff of <i>The Washington Post</i> — the …

Forget Twitter. In St. Louis, Bare Your Soul Via Typewriter

Typically, 21st century writers fall into two technical categories: Mac or PC. But poet Henry Goldkamp would much rather use a typewriter. He's the sole owner of a mobile poetry business, and for the past three years, he's spent his weekends traveling St. Louis, banging out short poems, on the …

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Ramen Burger!?! - The Food Feeder

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