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Pricey Data Is A Barrier To Internet Access In Developing Countries

 Tech companies, including Microsoft, Facebook, and Nokia, are counting on the “next billion,” or users in developing countries who are just getting access to the Internet, to fuel their future growth. 33 more words

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Boot up: Uber passengers, hi-tech trollies, LCD stacks and Mars rovers

Plus, Police hijacking piracy ads, testing on the homeless, history of information and surveillance face paint

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Amazon is investing $2b in its India operations, as the country’s online retail war heats up

E-commerce firm Flipkart raised $1 billion yesterday in what is by far the largest funding deal for an Indian startup to date. How can you top that? 114 more words

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Is Everyone Writing A Novel ?

New York City-based artist, writer and composer Cory Arcangel started an innocuous Twitter feed called “Working On My Novel” two years ago. Using only retweets of the phrase, Arcangel has just published a book which pulls together a curated selection of those emotional tweets. 46 more words

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OS X Tips: How to change your account name or home directory name

Someone asked me to change their account and home directory name on their Mac. The solution is pretty simple.

It is all explained in Apple Knowledge Base HT1428

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How to Install XAMPP for Linux in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

1.Download here .

2.After download change the permission :

cd ~/Downloads
sudo su
sudo chmod 777 -R xampp-linux-x64-1.8.3-4-installer.run
./xampp-linux-x64-1.8.3-4-installer.run

The window installation wizard will appear: 95 more words

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