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February 3, 2013, 8:00 PM

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Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Super Bowl plans to handle 30,000 Wi-Fi users at once—and sniff out “rogue devices”  —  Where the Super Bowl—and a gigantic Wi-Fi network—awaits 73,000 fans.  —  Superdome.com  —  When 73,208 fans file into the New Orleans Superdome for the Super Bowl on Sunday, they'll have to follow the usual rules …
David Pierce / The Verge:
At the Super Bowl, 4K might literally be a game-changer  —  CBS's six high-res cameras could do away with debatable calls  —  Last year, in the most important moment of the most important game of his career, Kyle Williams screwed up.  The San Francisco 49ers' punt returner came up to try …
More: TechCrunch and TechRadar.comTweets: @tcarmody
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Where to watch the 2013 Super Bowl live online  —  Want to watch the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers duke it out at the 2013 Super Bowl without being in front of the TV, or without relying on a cable TV subscription?  Then you're in luck: Super Bowl XLVII will once again be streamed live online in its entirety.
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
CBS Takes a Second Shot at the Super Bowl's Second Screen  —  If you want to, you can watch the entire Super Bowl on the Web today, for free, on your PC or tablet.  And maybe a handful of you will want to do that, for some odd reason.  CBS, which is streaming the game, figures the rest of us won't.
Economist:
The Nordic region is becoming a hothouse of entrepreneurship  —  IN 2010 A GROUP of students at Aalto University, just outside Helsinki, embarked on the most constructive piece of student activism in the history of the genre.  They had been converted to the power of entrepreneurialism during …
Michael Larabel / Phoronix:
Wine On Android Is Coming For Running Windows Apps  —  A port of the Wine software to Google's Android platform is being worked on.  —  Following the FOSDEM talk today in Brussels about Wine on ARM (notes on the Wine ARM talk will come in a later Phoronix article today or tomorrow), there was a brief showing of Wine on Android.
Kevin Morris / Daily Dot:
This Facebook page you like is actually spam  —  Aly Monique spends her days studying nursing in Chicago, but at night she plays a stylist online.  At the social-shopping site Polyvore, she creates fashionable ensembles with chic bags and cute designer dresses and sexy shoes.
Tweets: @mims
Natasha Singer / New York Times:
Consumer Data Protection Laws, an Ocean Apart  —  OVER the years, the United States and Europe have taken different approaches toward protecting people's personal information.  Now the two sides are struggling to bridge that divide.  —  On this side of the Atlantic, Congress has enacted …
Tweets: @blprnt and @digiphile
Wall Street Journal:
Sycamore Networks: From $45 Billion to Zilch  —  There was a time when Sycamore Networks Inc. was the next big thing—a leader in the race to direct digital traffic across the Internet.  —  This is not that time.  On Friday, Sycamore all but went out of business.
George Dvorsky / io9:
New $1.6 billion supercomputer project will attempt to simulate the human brain  —  In what is the largest and most significant effort to re-create the human brain to date, an international group of researchers has secured $1.6 billion to fund the incredibly ambitious Human Brain Project.
More: Engadget

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