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The Motion-Sensing Gloves That Will Translate Sign Language Into Spoken Words

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The winners of Microsoft's Imagine Cup aim to create a device "to solve the language barrier between sign-language users and the rest of the world."...
The Motion-Sensing Gloves That Will Translate Sign Language Into Spoken Words

Clipix Wants To Be A Pinterest For The Real World

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Does the world really need another visual bookmarking service? After all, we already have Pinterest and all of its clones. Clipix, however, believes that it has found a way to differentiate itself from the competition. The service, which is coming out of beta today, feels a bit like a hybrid...
Clipix Wants To Be A Pinterest For The Real World

Australia next to take aim at Apple over e-book pricing?

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A new report out of the country says that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is at least considering launching an investigation into Apple. [Read more]...
Australia next to take aim at Apple over e-book pricing?

Startup Takes Aim at Credit Card Companies by Eliminating Transaction Fees

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One of the basic tenets of the modern financial system is that it takes money to move money. In its most basic form, that means that when you make a transaction with your debit or credit card, the processing companies, such as MasterCard, Visa or American Express, are taking some...
Startup Takes Aim at Credit Card Companies by Eliminating Transaction Fees
'Arrested Development' fans untangle season four timeline with alternate edits

Klout releases iPhone app for the influence-obsessed

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Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kk/Klout to go Influence-tracking startup Klout is making its scores accessible to members on mobile for the first time with the release of an iPhone application. Klout for iPhone, released Wednesday, is an app for the influence tracking-obsessed minimalist who needs to know her score at all times. Klout...
Klout releases iPhone app for the influence-obsessed

Guardian guide to running: GPS watches reviewed

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There are a huge number of running watches now on the market, so this is just a small selection of some of the most popular brands and models. For in-depth reviews with an awe-inspiring attention to detail, the best place to look up any model you might wish to purchase...
Guardian guide to running: GPS watches reviewed

We must get children playing outdoors

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The recession presents us with a big chance to realise a universal desire - to reconnect children with natureA quiet revolution has begun. Its aim is simple - to get our children outside and closer to nature.In March, the National Trust released a report called Natural Childhood. It highlighted the...
We must get children playing outdoors

Microsoft's Ballmer challenges Vanity Fair's 'lost decade' claim

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In an interview with Forbes, Microsoft's CEO takes aim at the claim that the past ten years have been a "lost decade" for the software giant. [Read more]...
Microsoft's Ballmer challenges Vanity Fair's 'lost decade' claim

Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx review

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Most of today's smartphones, especially those of the LTE-enabled persuasion, have earned a bad rap for exceptionally bad battery life, with large displays and hungry radios that suck the juice out faster than a three year-old can down a CapriSun. The race to construct the thinnest phones on the...
Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx review

Mobile games giant GREE inks carrier billing deal with SingTel, its first outside of Japan

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Mobile gaming giant GREE’s plans to ramp up revenues outside of its native Japan have advanced today after it announced a deal that brings carrier billing to user of its games on Singapore-based operator SingTel’s network. The deal is the first of its kind for the company outside of Japan,...
Mobile games giant GREE inks carrier billing deal with SingTel, its first outside of Japan
MasterCard and Deutsche Telekom to roll out mobile payment tech

Canon intros full-frame 6D, takes aim at D600, Alpha 99

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Canon has quickly introduced a direct competitor to Nikon's new D600 and Sony's Alpha 99, unveiling the EOS 6D full-frame prosumer DSLR. The 6D appears to merge features from the 5D series, pairing the Digic 5+ image processor of the Mark III with a new 20.2-megapixel CMOS sensor that falls...
Canon intros full-frame 6D, takes aim at D600, Alpha 99

Patent suit takes aim at Apple, Dell, others over encryption

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A new string of patent lawsuits targets some of the biggest names in tech over alleged infringement on security patents. [Read more]...
Patent suit takes aim at Apple, Dell, others over encryption
RIM Seeds BlackBerry 10 Software And Devices To Over 120 Enterprise And Government Customers Ahead Of Launch

LG's quad-core Optimus G unveiled: Launching in Japan, Korea in September, global by end of 2012

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LG’s upcoming Optimus G, the company’s first quad-core smartphone, came out of the woodwork last week and now the Korean electronics maker has confirmed the device, which will debut in Japan and Korea next month. The phone was announced last week, having been speculated about as early as July, and it...
LG's quad-core Optimus G unveiled: Launching in Japan, Korea in September, global by end of 2012

Apple's iOS 6 3D Flyovers aim to be more helpful, less creepy than Google Street View

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Apple is incorporating advanced 3D imaging to bring a variety of new features to iOS users, from building outlines to topographical terrain to fully rendered 3D models that not only replace Google's StreetView, but offer to provide 360 degree views across neighborhoods, behind buildings and even off roads....
Apple's iOS 6 3D Flyovers aim to be more helpful, less creepy than Google Street View
HTC aiming to be within top two smartphone brands in China by 2015

Apple increases buyback to $60 billion, and quarterly dividend to 15%

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Following its Q1 2013 earnings report on Tuesday, Apple announced that its Board of Directors authorized increasing share repurchasing to $60 billion, up from $10 billion that it announced in 2012. In total, the company expects to utilize a total of $100 billion of cash under this expanded program. Shareholders...
Apple increases buyback to $60 billion, and quarterly dividend to 15%

Deutsche Telekom Confirms in Talks to Combine MetroPCS and T-Mobile USA

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Aiming to beef up its U.S. operation, Deutsche Telekom is in talks to combine MetroPCS with its T-Mobile USA operations. In a statement Tuesday, the carrier said it is “holding talks” but said there are “significant issues” yet to be worked out. “Deutsche Telekom is holding talks with the listed...
Deutsche Telekom Confirms in Talks to Combine MetroPCS and T-Mobile USA

AlertMe’s ‘huge’ UK gas deal: big data for real people

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Smart energy startup AlertMe has struck a deal that could super-charge its expansion by providing its technology to the U.K.’s largest domestic energy supplier. In an announcement on Tuesday, AlertMe — which runs a cloud-based service that monitors and analyzes people’s energy use and gives them detailed feedback — said...
AlertMe’s ‘huge’ UK gas deal: big data for real people

AMD announces Radeon HD 7000M series with Enduro graphics-switching technology

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AMD kicked off 2012 by refreshing its desktop graphics, and now it's back, giving its mobile GPUs the same treatment. The company just announced its third generation of DirectX 11 mobile chips, the Radeon HD 7000 family. All told, the collection includes three 28nm GPUs: the high-end 7900M, the...
AMD announces Radeon HD 7000M series with Enduro graphics-switching technology

Google provides teachers, Raspberry Pis for UK schools

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Google is working with British charity Teach First to provide teachers and computing equipment to disadvantaged communities. The search giant will donate funding to support 100 teachers, with the aim of increasing student exposure to the basics of computer science. As the BBC reports, the program will make use of...
Google provides teachers, Raspberry Pis for UK schools

ReadWrite's Mission: To Map The Programmable World

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Howdy. I'm new around here, as you may have heard. And as the site's editor-in-chief, I'm delighted to join the community of readers, writers, thinkers, tinkerers, and creators who have flocked to ReadWrite over the past decade. It's a natural reflex to ask, "Who's this new guy, and what's he...
ReadWrite's Mission: To Map The Programmable World
Facebook adds frictionless payment to mobile with Bango carrier billing

NetChoice: California privacy bills are bad for Internet

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E-commerce trade group NetChoice takes aim at state legislation -- and at open access and privacy advocates -- in the newest list of bills it deems would be awful for the Internet.Topping NetChoice's latest iAWFUL (Internet Advocates' Watchlist for Ugly Laws) list are a number of California proposals aimed...
NetChoice: California privacy bills are bad for Internet
UNICEF says Facebook 'likes' won't save children's lives

Beautiful Hardware That Won't Become A Reality Without Your Help

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People have been using crowdfunding tools like Kickstarter and Indiegogo to raise the money necessary to bring their ideas to life. For every smash success that meets its goal and raises all the money it needs, there are so many more that never get funded and don't even get off...
Beautiful Hardware That Won't Become A Reality Without Your Help

Looks Like Freelance Matchmaker Solvate is Shutting Down

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We’ve gotten a tip that Solvate, a venture-backed marketplace for hiring freelance work, is shutting down. Apparently, the freelancers who do work through Solvate have been told that the service will end effective March 1. I’ve emailed and called Solvate, and haven’t gotten a response yet. (I will update this...
Looks Like Freelance Matchmaker Solvate is Shutting Down

PayPal Just Fired A HUGE Broadside At Square (EBAY)

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As expected, ths morning PayPal unveiled a triangular credit-card swiping device  that will let any business or individual take credit card payments. The device takes direct aim at Square, the startup whose tiny white card reader has become increasingly common at small businesses. The new PayPal reader lets merchants...
PayPal Just Fired A HUGE Broadside At Square (EBAY)
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