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Firefox Aurora for Android likes big buttons and cannot lie

The latest version of Firefox Aurora brings most of its attention to the Android version of the browser, with support for native camera apps, interface changes for tablet users, and introduces Firefox's signature large back button to Android users.
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Facebook time is tops abroad, with Singapore No. 1

New study shows social-networking usage is heaviest overseas, with Singapore leading in the amount of time spent on Facebook.
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Facebook sued over tracking users after logout

Irish regulators also reportedly plan to investigate the social network's so-called "frictionless sharing."
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Take a chance on ABBA dance video game

Ubisoft to trot out a Wii game based on the Swedish supergroup's music in November. Knowing me, knowing you, we are going to like this one.
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Google launches beer

Google teams up with brewer Dogfish Head to create a beer called URKontinent. Would this be in contrast to URInkontinent?
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iPhone 5: 20 most-wanted features (updated)

Apple's fifth-generation iPhone is scheduled to hit stores very soon. Here's an updated look at some of the feature and design upgrades we'd most like to see, including the odds of their implementation. The wish list is ordered from least to most important.
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Google opens first Apple-style store

The first Google store, known as the Chromezone, opens in London. It has been set up within the not exactly chic confines of a PC World Store.
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Software Developer (Santa Monica, CA)

Mahalo is here to help the world "Learn Anything" by providing high quality
educational content through video, mobile, and the web. We're well-funded by
Sequoia (the same people that backed Google, Yahoo and YouTube), as well as
Newscorp, Mark Cuban, Elon Musk (Paypal, Tesla, Space X) and CBS. We're a
Silicon Valley-style company that happens to be in LA: this kind of opportunity
is VERY rare and the rewards of working with us are potentially life-changing.

We're looking for motivated individuals that would make a great addition to our
current group of creative, highly skilled engineers. As a part of Mahalo's
engineering team, you'll be expected to do the following from day one:

- Implement features for our mobile apps and
- Contribute to product strategy.
- Make complex architectural decisions.
- Voice your opinion and clearly communicate your position.
- Have the ability to gracefully handle a fast paced start up environment.

You should have experience with many of the following:

- Objective C & iOS Programming
- Python
- MVC Frameworks
- Memory Management
- Django
- Javascript


- Android Development
- Nginx
- Memcached
- NoSQL (Cassandra, Redis, etc)

We're looking for people who are excited and eager to learn. We look for raw
talent and teach them more in a few months than other companies would teach
them in a year. You are a HANDS ON implementor, a get-it-done kind of person.
You have a passion for building great software and working with great people.
If this sounds like you, please send us a RESUME at:


We also offer the following:

Stock options
Healthy breakfast daily
Competitive salary
Laid-back environment

  • Location: Santa Monica, CA
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • Please, no phone calls about this job!
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
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Ig Nobels honor study of horny beetles, why we sigh

Awards are given out to scientists studying a range of animal and human behavior in humorous research.
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Verizon sues again to block Net neutrality rules

Verizon Communications refiles a lawsuit Friday to block Net neutrality regulations passed by the FCC late in 2010, which could take effect November 20.
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