The iPad mini rumor gains some steam, even as the current iPad gets ready for cold weather. Meanwhile Siri bones up on sports and plane-spotting.
Chad Hahn wants to put autistic people to work testing software—and turn a profit on his project
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Outsourcing to the Autistic Rather Than to India
OnStar will roll out its GPS tracking service to customers starting April for $3.99 per month.
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Want to know where your teen is? Ask OnStar
The world’s largest social network is filling in regulators — and potential investors — about Yahoo’s patent infringement allegations. [Read more]
Facebook amends IPO filing with Yahoo patent suit details
While the route of attack has already been identified and fixed, new malware is attempting to use it for more nefarious purposes. [Read more]
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Tibet.A malware for OS X uses Flashback Java vulnerabilities
Accelerator programs are popping up everywhere, and Y Combinator’s founder couldn’t care less. [Read more]
The startup accelerator boom…er, bubble
Inadvertently closing a needed page in Safari can be frustrating; however, there are various options available for quickly restoring it.
Restoring windows and tabs in Safari
French researchers say special coatings can isolate objects from heat or concentrate heat, similar to how waves are diffused for cloaking. [Read more]
Google should be aggressively developing Google Voice for Android and iPhone. Despite its frequent issues, I can’t quit it.
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Why I’m still frustrated with Google Voice
The CIO of the City of Cambridge, Mass., developed an iPhone and Android app that citizens can use to report potholes, vandalism and other issues and track that they are being fixed.
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How One City Used Smartphones to Fix its Streets