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Dennis Crowley, co-founder of Foursquare, speaks at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February.

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Dennis Crowley, co-founder of Foursquare, speaks at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February.

Foursquare’s Crowley Aims to Add Recommendations, Discounts

Foursquare’s Dennis Crowley saved one of his most enlightening comments for the end of his South by Southwest keynote, when he waved to the two rows of his employees sitting to his right. Crowley said his New York-based company brought...

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos holds a Kindle Fire tablet computer

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos holds a Kindle Fire tablet computer

MySpace Co-founder DeWolfe Making Surprise Bet on Kindle Fire

Speaking at Austin’s SXSW Interactive in a session the future of game development, DeWolfe said that his new company is “betting on Android in a big way.” Along with former MySpace colleagues Aber Whitcomb and Colin Digiaro, DeWolfe has been...

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Jeff The Brotherhood onstage at the 2011 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival.

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Jeff The Brotherhood onstage at the 2011 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival.

Startups Fight the Rain, Lines and Traffic to Learn the Ropes at SXSW

Day One at South by Southwest was no picnic. Between the daylong rains, the long lines (some people waited upwards of  two hours to pick up badges), gridlocked streets and the spotty wireless coverage, there were plenty of young, exasperated...

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This was Tim Cook's first big product unveiling since Steve Jobs died last year.

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This was Tim Cook's first big product unveiling since Steve Jobs died last year.

The First Timnote: It’s No Stevenote

Yesterday’s iPad unveiling was Apple’s first big announcement since the death of Steve Jobs, whose legendary skills as a pitchman set the bar for product introductions. How did CEO Tim Cook & Co. do? As others have pointed out, the...

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Salesforces.com CEO Marc Benioff with the late Steve Jobs.

Image: Marc Benioff's Twitter page

Salesforces.com CEO Marc Benioff with the late Steve Jobs.

Salesforce’s Benioff Lambasts Apple’s IPad Event in Tweet Storm

Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff was an unabashed Steve Jobs disciple, often telling reporters about the business lessons and inspiration he drew from Apple’s late leader. At the iPad launch at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center, Benioff couldn’t resist a running...

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The Bushehr nuclear power plant in 2010. A  computer worm is believed to have damaged Iran's centrifuges that year. Critics say new code could facilitate similar attacks.

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The Bushehr nuclear power plant in 2010. A computer worm is believed to have damaged Iran's centrifuges that year. Critics say new code could facilitate similar attacks.

Hacker Group Unveils Critical Attacks, Accused of Drawing a ‘Road Map for the Bad Guys’

For the past few months, a team of computer hackers has engaged in an aggressive form of cyber subversion. Its work has enraged critics and led to accusations that it is endangering people’s lives. It’s not Anonymous. The group causing...

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Barnaby Jack uses a mannequin equipped with an insulin pump to demonstrate the security vulnerabilities of wireless medical devices.

Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Barnaby Jack uses a mannequin equipped with an insulin pump to demonstrate the security vulnerabilities of wireless medical devices.

Hacker Shows Off Lethal Attack By Controlling Wireless Medical Device

In his San Francisco apartment, Barnaby Jack waves a small antenna to demonstrate how a deadly hacker attack against a diabetic would begin. The 34-year-old is best known for hacking into cash machines and making them spit out money on...

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