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The Updated Nook HD+ Is Still Fighting The Tablet Warsview story

http://techcrunch.com – The Nook HD+ came out last December to mixed reviews. The device had a great screen but problematic bugs caused laggy performance and low scores. The company has come out with an updated version and we took a look. The 9-inch Nook HD+ is a Retina-quality tablet with a very simple mission – it wants to replace the iPad in the entry-level tablet market. (IT news)

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Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission Investigating Samsung For Online Attacks Against HTCview story

http://techcrunch.com – Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission is investigating charges that Samsung paid students to attack rival HTC’s smartphones online. (IT news)

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Pattern Matching with PowerShell 1view story

http://serverfault.com – All, I am new to Windows admin-type stuff but I am familiar with Unix/Linux, etc. (HowTos)

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Google To Be Pushed To Improve The Visibility Of Specialised Search Rivals To Comply With EU Antitrust Probe, Says FTview story

http://techcrunch.com – With the outcome of a two-year long European Commission investigation into its search practices looming, Google is likely to have to change how it presents search results in Europe to improve the visibility of rival specialised search engines, according to the FT. The newspaper says the visibility of “vertical search” results in areas such as mapping, weather and finance is one of the (IT news)

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After Rebooting, Lulu Sees Its Database Of Guys App Hit 200K Users In 8 Weeks Across U.S. Campusesview story

http://techcrunch.com – Lulu (formerly Luluvise), the controversial mobile app that lets girls anonymously review and recommend guys, is seeing some pretty decent traction since it rebooted in February to focus on launching across U.S. college campuses, early Facebook-style. The London/U.S. (IT news)

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Practice Fusion Launches Doctors Appointment And Reviews Site Patient Fusionview story

http://techcrunch.com – “It’s absurd that people won’t go to a restaurant unless they’ve read reviews but they don’t do that for their healthcare.” That’s why top electronic medical records startup Practice Fusion‘s CEO Ryan Howard said his company built Patient Fusion, a site where you can compare reviews of nearby physicians and book appointments as soon as within an hour (IT news)

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10 Startups That Turn Complexity Into Simplicityview story

http://techcrunch.com – Here’s the thing about simplicity. It’s all relative. A developer’s idea of simplicity is different from a finance chief or a customer service agent. I run across a variety of startups in my daily work at TechCrunch. But few have that innate sense of elegance or the capability to abstract complexity to such an extent that anything else seems antiquated in comparison. (IT news)

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openSUSE 12.3 Launch Feedback: we’re still awesome!view story

http://news.opensuse.org – Last week we let openSUSE 12.3 out of the gate. Like always, it was exciting and fun to see the result of so much preparation get to our users! So, how did it go and what did we learn? Conversations We had great conversations with you on google plus and we were very happy that 40 people joined the openSUSE team hangout on the release day! (Distributions)

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Juice Defder or Bitdefender Power Tune-Up or none?view story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – Hi, I am currently running on Pacman ROM and have Bitdefender Power Tune-Up installed. I was wondering should I switch to Juice Defender (due to the number of downloads + reviews) or remove both completely. I am not on 3G, My WiFi, GPS, Autosync vibration is turned off. Currently, I am gettlng like 1-1.5 days of usage with the above settings. (HowTos)

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[other] USB 3.0 Hubview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Ok I did a few quick searches and nothing jumped out at me right away. Also did a search on the compatibility thread and did not see any promising results. I need 2 or 3 usb 3.0 hubs. I would like them to powered (plug into the wall). I have had nothing but bad experiences buying USB hubs. They kind of work sometimes or just refuse the rest of the time. (Hardware)