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Read The Great American Love Stories

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Amazon's making it easy to pick out a great Valentine's Day present for the reader in your life. Looking to fall in love with a Great American romance tale this Valentine's Day? Amazon.com has compiled a map with links to the top 50 love stories from all 50 states...
Read The Great American Love Stories

The man with the election's winning numbers

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Statistician correctly predicts winner in all 50 states, while Apple patent lawsuit against Motorola gets tossed. Also: is an Xbox Surface gaming tablet in the works? [Read more]...
The man with the election's winning numbers

Judge stays e-book class action case against two publishers

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Publishers Hachette and Harper Collins slipped further away from the class action lawyer who wants them to pay over an alleged e-book price-fixing conspiracy. In an order signed yesterday in New York federal court, Justice Cote ruled that the class action could be halted on the grounds that the publishers...
Judge stays e-book class action case against two publishers
The condom of the future? Planned Parenthood offers high-tech rubber with QR code

Illinois Tells Square To Stop Taking Payments

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The state of Illinois has issued a cease-and-desist order to Square, the mobile-payments company. State regulators wrote in the order (PDF) that Square is "engaged in the business of transmitting money without a license." Thomas Noyes, a former Citigroup executive, first noticed the order and tweeted about it, then TechCrunch...
Illinois Tells Square To Stop Taking Payments

Can Amazon book purchases determine Presidential choice?

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Amazon has launched an Election Heat map showing what sort of books people in all 50 states are buying related to the upcoming election season. [Read more]...
Can Amazon book purchases determine Presidential choice?

30,000 People Contributed to Bullied Bus Monitor Karen Klein’s Vacation Fund

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(Photo: Pulse2) Fundraising platform Indiegogo just released some interesting stats regarding the do-gooder campaign for bullied bus monitor Karen Klein. The fundraiser, which was launched last Wednesday by nutritionist Max Sidorov to raise money for a vacation for Ms. Klein after a video of her being bullied surfaced on YouTube,...
30,000 People Contributed to Bullied Bus Monitor Karen Klein’s Vacation Fund
Even Nate Silver Cannot Predict When a Deadspin Commenter Will Get Laid

Neighborhood social network Nextdoor nabs $21.6m to grow its platform, coming to a doorstep near you

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The social network for neighborhoods, Nextdoor, is releasing its second generation service to its users, giving them a redesigned interface, the ability to connect with nearby neighborhoods, and and includes an enhanced focus on creating a virtual neighborhood watch to help fight crime in the area. All of these changes...
Neighborhood social network Nextdoor nabs $21.6m to grow its platform, coming to a doorstep near you

Advocates from All 50 States, DC, and Puerto Rico Butt-In to Congress

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Advocates from All 50 States, DC, and Puerto Rico Butt-In to Congress

One Year In, Nextdoor, The Social Network For Neighborhoods, Talks Numbers [TCTV]

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This time last year marked the debut of Nextdoor, a site that allows people to build private online social networks for their local neighborhoods. The startup has a very noble aim — bringing people who live in real-life communities closer together — but at its launch, many people were...
One Year In, Nextdoor, The Social Network For Neighborhoods, Talks Numbers [TCTV]

FCC chief calls for gigabit Internet in all 50 states by 2015

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Cities around the U.S. will have gigabit-speed Internet access by 2015 if the FCC's wishes come true....
FCC chief calls for gigabit Internet in all 50 states by 2015
DIY culture: Do you want your kids to create or consume?
Bayes' theorem: Its triumphs and discontents

The Daily Roundup for 01.18.2013

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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the...
The Daily Roundup for 01.18.2013
WePay has 25K customers, processed $800K for the Occupy Movement

Apple responds to criticism about manufacturing overseas with claim of 514K jobs created in U.S.

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Apple has put up a new page on its website touting the fact that it has created some 514,00 jobs in the U.S., reports All Things D. The company says that the jobs stem from various aspects of its business here in the states, including manufacturing, application development, its own...
Apple responds to criticism about manufacturing overseas with claim of 514K jobs created in U.S.
FCC Chairman calls for gigabit internet in all 50 states by 2015

Obama's win a big vindication for Nate Silver, king of the quants

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Despite some incredulous political pundits, the FiveThirtyEight statistician appears to have correctly predicted the winner in all 50 states in the presidential election. [Read more]...
Obama's win a big vindication for Nate Silver, king of the quants

FCC chair: one gigabit Internet community per state by 2015

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Today at the US Conference of Mayors' Winter Meeting, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski called for construction of at least one gigabit community similar to Google's Kansas City fiber project, in all 50 states by 2015. Genachowski believes that "establishing gigabit communities nationwide will accelerate the creation of a critical mass...
FCC chair: one gigabit Internet community per state by 2015

Google’s U.S. economic impact

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In 1978, people told Douglas Twiddy he was crazy when he started renting out vacation homes in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. More than 30 years later, his son Ross is using our AdWords advertising program to help attract prospective renters — and grow his small business, Twiddy. Thanks...
Google’s U.S. economic impact

Obama wants to see Citizens United supreme court ruling overturned

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In Reddit chat, president bypasses media to answer wide-ranging questions put forth by surprised internet usersBarack Obama has said he wants to launch a nationwide campaign to try to over turn Citizens United, the controversial 2010 supreme court ruling that allowed massive sums of corporate cash to flood the electoral...
Obama wants to see Citizens United supreme court ruling overturned

Here's Apple's Defensive Response To Accusations That It's Dodging Billions In Taxes (AAPL)

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After Charles Duhigg at The New York Times revealed Apple has elaborate systems in place to dodge taxes, it decided to defend itself. The result is underwhelming and defensive. We have Apple's full statement below. The key points: We've created 500,000 jobs! (But it counts the UPS dude who delivers...
Here's Apple's Defensive Response To Accusations That It's Dodging Billions In Taxes (AAPL)

Nextdoor releases mobile app to strengthen communities using smartphones

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Nextdoor is going mobile. Today, the ‘private social network for neighborhoods’ released an iOS application so people can be connected to what’s going on in their community anytime, anywhere. Nextdoor raised $40 million in Februrary 2013 to accommodate...
Nextdoor releases mobile app to strengthen communities using smartphones
Geek hero Nate Silver says he'll be data-crunching the 2014 & 2016 elections
Nest Labs acquires MyEnergy to help more folks track energy consumption

Advocates from All 50 States, DC, and Puerto Rico Butt-In to Congress

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Advocates from All 50 States, DC, and Puerto Rico Butt-In to Congress

HealthTap's Q&A Service Sees 7.5M Uniques Per Month, With MDs Spending An Hour Per Session Providing 581M Answers

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What do you do when you have a health question? You likely either search Google or WebMD, try to call your doctor, or set up an appointment. For most people, the latter two options would be preferable, because, after all, you’re more likely to trust a human being than Dr....
HealthTap's Q&A Service Sees 7.5M Uniques Per Month, With MDs Spending An Hour Per Session Providing 581M Answers
Kickstarter "Frankencar" combines solar panels with bike pedals
Too high to drive? The strange potholes of drugged driving laws
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