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MIT intervenes in FOIA release of Aaron Swartz documents, seeks 'pre-release review'

Earlier this month, it was revealed that documents relating to the Secret Service's investigation into hacker and activist Aaron Swartz would be released under a freedom of information act (FOIA) request from <i>Wired</i> reporter Kevin Poulsen — but now Poulsen has indicated that their release has been …

Evernote for iOS gets related notes, shortcuts and Skitch integration

Many habitual Evernote users have giant stacks of notes that can be difficult to sift through. Mercifully, Evernote's updated iOS app has come to their rescue: it now lets users create shortcuts to favorite notes and surface related notes. It's easier to mark up those scribbles, too -- the update …

How Firefox OS plans to kill — not reinvent — the app store

Mozilla has posted another video about Firefox OS. Intended for app developers, the clip explains a bit about how and why distribution will work in a world without app stores.<p>In this world, the mobile web rules, and apps can be found anywhere, through any mechanism, all over the web, all over the …

Analysts: Google cloud revenue hit $200M last quarter and will keep expanding

Google (s goog) has been hitting the right notes to entice more developers, companies and enterprises to move workloads onto the Google Cloud …

Diving Below the Surface: Here’s All the Microsoft Q4 Charts and More to Peruse

As was reported earlier today by Microsoft, it was a tough Q4 for the tech giant.<p>Along with a $900 million writedown for its Surface RT tablet, …

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

Nokia chose Windows Phone because it feared Samsung would 'come to dominate Android'

Nokia's decision in 2011 to pin the future of its smartphone business on Windows Phone has been heavily scrutinized over the years, but the reasoning behind that choice is only becoming fully clear now. When asked last week if he regretted not choosing Android, CEO Stephen Elop told reporters that …

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Chris Christie: Democrats need 'a little bit more exciting' message to voters<p>Powerhouse Roundtable: Trump's 'shifting stories' on Russia 'are a …

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As Earnings Miss, Google Would Rather Talk “Abundant Computing” and “Enhanced Ads”

After a rare earnings miss on Thursday, Google executives took to their quarterly call to explain their business.<p>Google had earnings of $9.56 per …

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Detroit files for bankruptcy protection

DETROIT -- The city of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection in federal court Thursday, laying the groundwork for a historic effort to bail out a city that is sinking under billions of dollars in debt and decades of mismanagement, population flight and loss of tax revenue.<p>The bankruptcy …

Microsoft misses estimates and writes down $900M on Surface RT

Microsoft (s msft) took a big $900 million write down — 7 cents a share — because it apparently didn’t think it could sell Surface RT devices for …

Angela Corey’s Overzealous Prosecution of Marissa Alexander

The Florida state attorney’s prosecution of a battered woman who was trying to defend herself is grossly unjust, writes Kirsten Powers.<p>Angela Corey …

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According to the Police spokesperson, Mr Emilian Kayima, the station shall be put down because the owner of the land on which it sits wants to …

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