Secret Box of the Talambur

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GMGruman writes “In September, Symbian 3 was Nokia’s latest great hope for becoming relevant in the modern smartphone market. Now comes word that the Symbian Foundation is shutting down, ending the Symbian 3 and Symbian 4 efforts. Nokia is now banking on MeeGo, a collaboration with Intel whose release date — and fit to smartphones — is highly uncertain. InfoWorld’s Ted Samson thinks that it’s time for Nokia to swallow its pride and stop (more…)

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  • theodp writes “Harvard economist Roland Fryer Jr. did something learning researchers damn near on no occasion do: he ran a randomized inquiry in hundreds of classrooms in Chicago, Dallas, Washington and Different York to helper atone for a disputatious inconceivable: Should Kids Be Bribed to Do Spout in Teaching? He adapted to mostly retiring specie to produce results 18,000 kids a sum total of $6.3 million and brought in a gang of researchers to (more…)

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  • Who Should Own Your Smartphone?

    snydeq writes “The devoted corporate wall against employees using in person smartphones in role contexts has been breached, writes InfoWorld’s Galen Gruman. According to a up to date description from Forrester Investigate, half of the smartphones in utilization to each US and Canadian businesses are not company-issued furnishings. In deed data, some organizations are flat subsidizing employees’ advantage plans as an quiet method to circumvent the (more…)

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  • theodp writes “An article in the NY Times begins, ‘In the digital seniority, filing profits strain returns should be a get-up-and-go. High-ranking materials from employers and monetary institutions has already been sent to sway computers. Further taxpayers are motionlessly required to effect the chore of preparing a deliver from hurried, in various cases paying a software convention representing the exemption.’ Why, if your needs are intelligible, (more…)

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  • Beckham ‘should go to World Cup’

    AC Milan midfielder Clarence Seedorf believes David Beckham should be in England’s squad for the 2010 World Cup finals.

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  • Should Developers Be Liable For Their Code?

    Glyn Down in the mouth writes “They puissance be, if a recent European Commission consumer patronage presentation, which suggests ‘licensing should certify consumers the verbatim at the same time root rights as when they position a honest: the straight to slug a spread a product that works with fair commercial conditions,’ becomes law. The idea of making Microsoft pay for the billions of dollars of damage caused by flaws in its products is certainly (more…)

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