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Commander Keen designer crowdfunds a sequel of sorts, lets us make our own (video)

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PC gamers of a certain age will have very fond memories of the Commander Keen series -- usually trying to pogo toward a hard-to-reach gem or frantically escaping a Dopefish. Key creator Tom Hall and his startup Pieces of Fun may be playing our heartstrings like a fiddle, then,...
Commander Keen designer crowdfunds a sequel of sorts, lets us make our own (video)

PandoMonthly New York with First Round Capital's Josh Kopelman, the full interview

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Wait, didn’t we just do one of these? Never mind. First Round Capital’s Josh Kopelman schlepped over from Philadelphia last night to join us for another sunless PandoMonthly New York. Kopelman, who wore his “Gangnam Style” suit from First Round Capital’s 2012 holiday video and suffered through our montage of...
PandoMonthly New York with First Round Capital's Josh Kopelman, the full interview

Fast Talk: How This Bartender Is Rebooting The Condom

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Meet Richard Pessall, a 20-year-old British entrepreneur who wants to take the condom where no man has gone before (no, not space).Richard Pessall, 20, lives and works as bartender in Shropshire, England. He spent nine years living in the United States, but when he ran out of money to pay...
Fast Talk: How This Bartender Is Rebooting The Condom
Callaway Digital Arts teams with Sesame Street on 3 new kids apps

Reading Rainbow is back! Our in-depth video interview with LeVar Burton

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Reading Rainbow is making a big comeback, and it’s skipping your TV in favor of the other screen in your living room: your iPad. In an in-depth chat in VentureBeat, Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton came to chat about how the reincarnation came to be. As always, Burton was...
Reading Rainbow is back! Our in-depth video interview with LeVar Burton
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's an iPad

The Amazing Kreskin Tells Us Why Zuck's Days As CEO Are Numbered

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The Amazing Kreskin (Photo: TheAmazingKreskin.com) Like everyone else in the tech press, we keep one ear close to the ground for rumblings regarding the future of Facebook. A statement from New Jersey’s most famous professed mentalist, the Amazing Kreskin, therefore immediately caught our attention. His prediction? The disappointment resulting from...
The Amazing Kreskin Tells Us Why Zuck's Days As CEO Are Numbered
Who needs a nanny? Parents turn to tablets to rear children
Google Glass hands-on: This isn't and never will be a good device for consumers
Move Over Teddy Ruxpin, This ToyTalk Bear Will Absolutely Blow Your Mind

Deadman: A secret keeper, whistleblower, babysitter and blackmailer

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Technology can produce some really fascinating and interesting things. One of these that stands out today is Deadman, a service that basically operates as a dead man’s switch. The service sends you messages on the channels that you choose and, if you can’t respond for whatever reason, if there’s something important...
Deadman: A secret keeper, whistleblower, babysitter and blackmailer
Kopelman: We treat early stage investing like a baby nurse handles a newborn
The next big thing in Local: Kids
The Galileo: Your iPhone’s Robotic Best Friend

Tweet Any Good Books Lately?

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If there’s one thing I like more than reading books, it’s sharing my opinions about them. But I’m too overscheduled and disorganized to commit to a book club. So when I heard about the phenomenon of Twitter book clubs—online literary discussions where observations and insights must adhere to Twitter’s 140-character...
Tweet Any Good Books Lately?

GeekWire Radio: This startup founder wants to help you find a better babysitter

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[Editor's note:  Be sure to join us in person this Thursday, April 11 for the GeekWire Radio Show, live on stage for the first time. Click here for tickets.] Our topic this week: Your kids, and how to take a break from them. Tonightish founder Susie Kroll. (Erynn Rose photo.) Yes,...
GeekWire Radio: This startup founder wants to help you find a better babysitter

Another argument for Uber to launch a loyalty program

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Earlier this week, we wrote about Uber’s bend-over-backwards messaging attempts to make sure everyone knew that surge pricing was going to be in effect on New Year’s Eve. You can’t really fault them this year on communication, given the lengths they went to — including saying it’d be a...
Another argument for Uber to launch a loyalty program
Kinderfee's online babysitting service scores funding
Akimbo launches its instant payment transfer service (exclusive)

iPad mini features: what tablet users like - and what the analysts say

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Data from Nielsen surveying existing tablet owners shows a skew away from price and towards featuresThe launch of the iPad mini by Apple has gained huge interest - as much as anything for the fact that Phil Schiller compared it directly in onscreen presentations to the Google Nexus 7, pointing...
iPad mini features: what tablet users like - and what the analysts say

The food apps that could be bad for your children's health

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Kids enjoy food-based games - and tablets and smartphones offer a fun, interactive playing experience. But what happens when they are adverts for unhealthy processed food in disguise?A children's gardening and food app recently won the digital equivalent of an Oscar, a timely gong given the current public focus on...
The food apps that could be bad for your children's health

Facebook Addresses Its Own 'Common Myths,' Does Not Answer Why You Were So Embarrassing on Facebook in 2007

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I don’t even know. (Photo: Macleans.ca) Reuters social media editor Anthony De Rosa pointed us to what appears to be a new section in Facebook’s help center that addresses the many commonly held myths about the platform. You know your brand is seriously distrusted when you have to devise an...
Facebook Addresses Its Own 'Common Myths,' Does Not Answer Why You Were So Embarrassing on Facebook in 2007
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