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Elon Musk Will Donate More Money to Build the Oatmeal's Tesla Museum

Mashable: The Oatmeal's effort to save Nikola Tesla's old laboratory and turn it into a museum took a major turn on Wednesday, when Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk committed to donating more money. Led by Matthew Inman, creator of The…
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Darth Vader Runs for Mayor in Ukraine

NBCNews: Voters in Odessa and Ukraine's capital Kiev will be given the chance to vote for "Darth Nikolayevich Vader" in mayoral elections scheduled for May 25, according to a representative of the Sith Lord's party. Damn, I forgot to register. Besides,…
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Apple, Google agree to settle antitrust lawsuit over hiring deals-filing

Reuters: Four major tech companies including Apple and Google have agreed to settle a large antitrust lawsuit over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley, according to a court filing on Thursday.Good. This was a pretty horrendous event that hung…
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New Net Neutrality Rules

Macdailynews.com quoting The Wall Street Journal: The Federal Communications Commission plans to put forth its new rules on Thursday. The proposal marks the FCC’s third attempt at enforcing ‘net neutrality’ – the concept that all Internet…
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CES2014 Video is Up

A quick overview of Day 1 happenings.  
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TechSHIZZLE Preps for CES 2014

Quick note-we're dotting our Is and crossing our Ts in prep for the annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas for CES. Look for us in TechSHIZZLE garb-most likely with a beer in one and, iPhone in the other. See you there!
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Uncle Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher Launch re/code.net

Wow, the new year has really brought a lot of change in the online tech world. It seems like everyone at AllThingsD left the site recently. Their most visible writers, the venerable Walt Mossberg, sidekick Kara Swisher, Apple-watcher John…
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Appointed Apple Monitor Doesn't Like Being Called Out on His BS

Following the farce of a trial over the alleged e-book price-fixing by Apple in its iBooks Store, U.S. District Judge Denise Cote ordered that her friend and relatively new monitor Michael Bromwich oversee e-book pricing reform and regulatory…
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TechSHIZZLE Will Be at 2014 CES!

Look for us at the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas! We'll arrive on January 8, 2014, then be departing on January 10, 2014. We'll definitely be partying with Mobile Nations at their meetup (co-hosted with Geek Beat) at Earl of Sandwich in…
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Senate Moving to End Patent Trolling

U. S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) has convened a meeting on Capitol Hill to address the widespread and ever-increasing practice of "patent trolling", where shell companies buy patent rights, then wield them against tech companies (and others)…