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Submission + - Tangerine Dream Founder Edgar Froese Dead at 70 (rollingstone.com)

frost_knight writes: Edgar Froese, founding member and keyboardist of the long-running band Tangerine Dream and an electronic music pioneer, passed away after suffering a pulmonary embolism on January 20th. Froese was 70. He played a pivotal role in the development of krautrock, new age, and electronic dance music.

Submission + - Beware the Internet

frost_knight writes: Washington Post opinion writer Robert J. Samuelson writes "If I could, I would repeal the Internet. It is the technological marvel of the age, but it is not — as most people imagine — a symbol of progress. Just the opposite. We would be better off without it." It is his belief that the dangers of the Internet outweigh its benefits.
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Submission + - Korean Developers Wary of Google's SDK Intentions (koreatimes.co.kr)

frost_knight writes: "South Korea hosts one of the largest pools of mobile software engineers. Samsung and LG Electronics, major partners of the Android project, have teams working on new applications for Google phones. These developers are worried that the release of the SDK along with Google's cash prizes for open source projects will erode any of their own potential profits. From the article: "I think Google is playing with us, and their slogan Don't Be Evil is just words.""

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