Massimo Giordani

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The Next Big Thing You Missed: Silicon Valley Bets Millions That This Site Can Improve Our Democracy

The list of investors in petition site Change.org's new $25 million funding round reads like a potted history of the internet industry, from Bill …

YouTube Now Tells You How Copyrighted Music Will Affect Your Video Before You Upload It

Google today launched a new feature in the YouTube Audio Library that allows uploaders who use copyrighted music to see exactly what will happen to their videos before they upload them.<p>When you upload a video to YouTube today, the service’s Content ID system will automatically try to figure out if …

Xiaomi Expands Beyond Smartphones Once Again With New $150 Air Purifier

Xiaomi latest tech product won’t have Apple fans baying and cursing about patents. That’s because it is an air purifier.<p>If you live in Beijing or other parts of China/Asia/the world that have major pollution problems, then Xiaomi wants to have you (and your lungs) covered.<p>Its Mi Air Purifier is a …

Happy 20th birthday, PlayStation!

The PlayStation gaming console wrapped up its second decade on Wednesday, and Sony celebrated by looking to the past.<p>The Japanese tech giant announced that a limited edition 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4 will be released soon. The console will be gray, like the first PlayStation released December …

India, l'iPhone arriva in 500 negozi

Apple ha piani ambiziosi per l’India e farà arrivare l’iPhone in almeno 500 negozi. L’obiettivo è triplicare le vendite rispetto allo scorso anno …

Prefundia, A Platform For Crowdfunding Projects To Gain Backers Ahead Of Launch, Exits Beta

Prefundia wants to help crowdfunding projects get backers <i>before</i> they launch their campaigns. The startup, for startup it is — launching out of U.S. accelerator Boomstartup this summer — has been operating in beta for the past three months, and has just released some early performance data as it …

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Sex in the brain: A fruitless hunt?

For years, scientists have hunted for male and female differences in how the brain is wired for sexual responses. Has nature revealed how differences can arise?<p>There are few scientific topics more guaranteed to get people chattering – and arguing – than claims about the different wiring of male and …

Robot to Ring Nasdaq Closing Bell to Mark Robotics Stock Index Launch [VIDEO]

Investors are still reeling from Star Trek's Sir Patrick Stewart ringing the New York Stock Exchange opening bell to mark the launch of the Twitter …

Judge orders Samsung to explain why it shouldn't be fined for leaking secret Apple docs

A judge has determined that Samsung probably violated a court-ordered agreement to keep Apple documents secret, the latest snit in the epic patent battle between the companies that started in the summer of 2012.<p>Judge Paul Grewal asked to look over the documents himself last month. Now, "having …

F-bombs away! Twitter map tracks curses in real time

Fiddlesticks! Fracking! Fudge! Nope, not THAT F-word. We're talking about the saucy verb that was supposedly first used in "Flen flyys," a circa-1475 poem that mocked friars for their alleged extracurricular activities with other men's wives. (Seriously, look it up on Wikipedia to spice up your …

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