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Look Out: Pinterest Marketing Platform Curalate Lands $750k Seed From NEA, First Round, MentorTech

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A new breed of social media sites led by visual rather than text-based interactions looks like it is now spawning a new breed of marketing service catering to the new format. The latest of these is a startup called Curalate, which is officially launching today with $750,000 in seed funding...
Look Out: Pinterest Marketing Platform Curalate Lands $750k Seed From NEA, First Round, MentorTech

AVADirect and Eurocom laptops hop on the GeForce GTX 680M bandwagon

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NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 680M has made an impact in Alienware and Origin PC laptops so far. Some of us like our mobile gaming a little more barebones, however, and both AVADirect as well as Eurocom are taking their turn at carrying the graphics powerhouse in portables using heavily customizable,...
AVADirect and Eurocom laptops hop on the GeForce GTX 680M bandwagon

Rogers launches LTE Rocket USB dongle and mobile hotspot, revamps 4G pricing

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Hold on to your campaign hats people, Rogers has some blazingly fast new LTE devices for your consideration: the AirCard 330U LTE Rocket and AirCard 763S LTE mobile hotspot. Both Sierra Wireless 4G cards support the 1700MHz, 2100MHz and 2600MHz bands for theoretical peak downloads of 100Mbps, while real-world...
Rogers launches LTE Rocket USB dongle and mobile hotspot, revamps 4G pricing

Obama tells government agencies to embrace mobile apps within a year

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We already know the President has gone mobile -- and now he wants to take the rest of the government with him. President Obama has gone on the record ordering major federal agencies to jump on the mobile bandwagon, developing apps to increase public access to tax payer funded...
Obama tells government agencies to embrace mobile apps within a year

HTC jumps on Sony's 'PlayStation Certified' bandwagon

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HTC is the first non-Sony vendor to support the PlayStation Certified program, which right now is little more than a curated market for mobile games. [Read more]...
HTC jumps on Sony's 'PlayStation Certified' bandwagon

Nokia Lumia 900 to hit AT&T on April 8th with $100 price tag in tow

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Those of you stateside Windows Phone hopefuls just dying to get on the Lumia bandwagon will have a new handset to jump on beginning early next month. AT&T has confirmed to CNET that the Lumia 900 will be hitting U.S. retailers on April 8th, for $99.99 on a two-year...
Nokia Lumia 900 to hit AT&T on April 8th with $100 price tag in tow

Australia pondering joining e-book lawsuit bandwagon

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If Apple and the Big Five thought they only had to contend with a federal e-book lawsuit in the US, they'd better think again. Australia's Competition and Consumer Commission is inviting local businesses to raise formal concerns as it weighs up launching its own judicial broadside against the alleged...
Australia pondering joining e-book lawsuit bandwagon

Google Analytics may soon be used to measure Google+ Pages

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Brands may be about to see more incentive to jump aboard the Google+ bandwagon, as new reports show that the social platform may see itself connected with Analytics. According to two different reports from WebSonic and DutchCowboys, a confidential Google presentation shows promo graphics which showcase the ability to track page...
Google Analytics may soon be used to measure Google+ Pages

Eventbrite unveils At The Door Card reader, turns iPads into ticketing terminals

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Square may see the iPad to as an excellent retail tool, but Eventbrite thinks Apple's tablet a box office boon, which is why it created the At The Door app and card reader solution. Eventbrite's a self-service ticketing platform and its new dongle, which connects via Apple's 30-pin connector,...
Eventbrite unveils At The Door Card reader, turns iPads into ticketing terminals

Kleiner-backed Noom coaches you to better health

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Mobile health and fitness apps are increasingly popular but they’re often predicated on the notion that you have to feed in a lot of data to make them useful. The problem is that information entry often appeals more to data junkies and really disciplined users. But for the masses, that...
Kleiner-backed Noom coaches you to better health

Some pages boost engagement with posts about Super Bowl: So what?

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Facebook page posts about the Super Bowl garnered an engagement rate twice as high as posts unrelated to the game on Sunday, according to data from 1,400 of Buddy Media clients. Social enterprise software company Buddy Media looked at the difference in average engagement rate between page posts that included...
Some pages boost engagement with posts about Super Bowl: So what?
KLIK, The Face-Detecting iPhone App, Heads Into Production

At least six new Visa-certified NFC smartphones to launch this year, say Visa execs

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Whilst RIM, LG and Samsung have already jumped on board the NFC bandwagon, introducing the wireless technology into their latest smartphones, we can expect the number of Visa-certified devices to at least double this year, Visa executive Andrea Fiorentino confirmed today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. In 2011, the financial...
At least six new Visa-certified NFC smartphones to launch this year, say Visa execs

After Years Of Holding Out, Verizon Wireless Will Start Charging $30 Upgrade Fee On April 22

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All good things, as they say, must come to an end. For years now, Verizon has been the only one of the Big Four wireless carriers not to charge their customers an upgrade fee when they re-signed a two year contract, but that’s all about to change. Starting on April...
After Years Of Holding Out, Verizon Wireless Will Start Charging $30 Upgrade Fee On April 22

Brands are learning to “Say Cheese”

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The meteoric rise of Pinterest, Tumbler and Instagram has changed the way marketers from Whole Foods to American Airlines think about and use images to sell their products. [cnnmoney-byline src="By Anthonia Akitunde, contributor"] FORTUNE — Photos are having a moment. Companies such as Instagram, Pinterest and Tumblr, the big three...
Brands are learning to “Say Cheese”

Verizon pushes its upgrade fee to $30 on April 22nd

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Ah, it was only a matter of time before Verizon decided to jump on the bandwagon of ridiculously high upgrade fees, now that Sprint and AT&T have both exercised the option. Big Red announced this morning that April 22nd will be the magic date in which it will charge...
Verizon pushes its upgrade fee to $30 on April 22nd

Google Drive SDK version 2 supports Android and iOS apps, common file tasks

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Virtually every corner of the Google universe is being touched at Google I/O, and that now includes Google Drive. A version 2 update to the Drive SDK gives Android and iOS developers the option of building the cloud storage into their mobile apps, whether it's downloads, uploads or on-the-spot...
Google Drive SDK version 2 supports Android and iOS apps, common file tasks

Pinterest drives more revenue per click than Twitter or Facebook

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If you’re an e-commerce marketer and you’re not already on the Pinterest bandwagon, you need to hop on it as soon as you can. Pinterest is the first social network that’s delivering not only lots of traffic but also real revenue and lots of new customers. I know this because...
Pinterest drives more revenue per click than Twitter or Facebook

Pirate Party Gets Its First Mayor

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We've been talking a bit about the rise of the Pirate Party (mainly in parts of Europe) and how it may change politics, even if the party itself never goes mainstream. However, the party continues to score victories, especially in Germany. The latest, while not an electoral victory, involves the...
Pirate Party Gets Its First Mayor

Samsung's SmartStay replicated by ISeeYou Android app, keeps screens on while you're watching

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If you're not joining the Galaxy S III bandwagon and aren't keen on feeling completely left out, the ISeeYou app can give you a hand. Mimicking Sammy's SmartStay feature, the app prevents your ICS device from slipping into sleep mode when you're staring at its display. Springing $0.99 for...
Samsung's SmartStay replicated by ISeeYou Android app, keeps screens on while you're watching

Forget NFC, This iPhone Case Combines All Your Credit Cards Into One

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I have a love-hate relationship when it comes to all these newfangled mobile payment methods. Fan as I am of Google Wallet (and all the Wawa coffee I bought with the included $10 prepaid card), I can’t help but want something more immediate, something more widely-usable. The big sticking point...
Forget NFC, This iPhone Case Combines All Your Credit Cards Into One

Ubuntu for Android could turn your phone into a powerful desktop computer

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What if you could run around town with your Android phone using it like you normally do and when you get to the office all you have to do is dock it and start your day? That’s exactly what Ubuntu wants to do with its pitch to Android handset manufacturers...
Ubuntu for Android could turn your phone into a powerful desktop computer

G-Technology kicks out USB 3.0 G-Drives for Macs, keeps your Retina MacBook Pro well-fed

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If you've just picked up a MacBook Pro with Retina display or a 2012-era MacBook Air, you may be jonesing for a matching external hard drive to take advantage of that much-awaited USB 3.0 support. G-Technology has you covered -- and how. Updated versions of the laptop-oriented G-Drive Mini,...
G-Technology kicks out USB 3.0 G-Drives for Macs, keeps your Retina MacBook Pro well-fed

Samsung Galaxy S III gets a Canadian girlfriend as Bell, Rogers, Telus, Wind Mobile line up

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If you live north of the 49th parallel, you're no doubt frustrated that Samsung teased a summer launch for the Galaxy S III in North America but made no initial mention of its Canadian plans. Don't fret, as virtually every Canadian carrier and its mother has now pledged to...
Samsung Galaxy S III gets a Canadian girlfriend as Bell, Rogers, Telus, Wind Mobile line up

A life online: 'For my generation it's just normal, you get up and check Facebook'

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Rosie Hickland, 17, is a studentRosie Hickland started playing games online aged about six. "To me it just seemed a lot more fun than playing with my dolls – it was more grown up and there was more to play with," she said. By the time she was nine she...
A life online: 'For my generation it's just normal, you get up and check Facebook'

LoungeUp Scores Seed Round To Help Hotels Keep Guests App Happy

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Anything that helps hotels improve their customer service levels is welcome in my book. Tools to help them up sell, not quite so much. To that end, LoungeUp, a startup that provides a platform to enable hotels to jump on the mobile app bandwagon, has announced that it’s raised a...
LoungeUp Scores Seed Round To Help Hotels Keep Guests App Happy

Vodafone first carrier to jump on the new Samsung galaxy phone bandwagon

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Rumors and leaks have been flying fast and furious about Samsung's next handset to be graced with the Galaxy moniker, and we've just gotten one more tidbit. Other than the event invite Sammy sent out last week and a recent video teaser, official info on the handset's been hard...
Vodafone first carrier to jump on the new Samsung galaxy phone bandwagon

Qualcomm gets on the Band 41 bandwagon, pledges support for Clearwire's upcoming LTE TDD network

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Not exactly groundbreaking news here -- Clearwire's impending LTE TDD network is happening, regardless -- but it's always good to have the weight of a mainstay like Qualcomm behind you. Particularly when you're pushing uphill, into the wind, against far more established 4G networks from AT&T and Verizon Wireless....
Qualcomm gets on the Band 41 bandwagon, pledges support for Clearwire's upcoming LTE TDD network

Ubuntu Fans: Humble Bundle Games Are Now Available In The Software Center

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If you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of years, you might be excused for not knowing about this Humble Bundle thing. As a long-time Linux user, the Humble Bundles have always been of interest to me, and I’ve always tried to support them financially. It’s also...
Ubuntu Fans: Humble Bundle Games Are Now Available In The Software Center

LibreOffice updates to version 3.5, brings grammar check, bigger Calc workbooks, and more

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Microsoft recently outed a preview of MS Office 15, so it's fitting that the Document Foundation has taken the wraps off the next major release of Office's open source competition, LibreOffice. Among the new features is a bundle of upgrades for its word processor, including a built-in grammar checker...
LibreOffice updates to version 3.5, brings grammar check, bigger Calc workbooks, and more
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