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Post smug vacation statuses on Facebook, get your house burgled

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Maybe think twice before bragging about your vacation on Facebook, complete with sun-and-sand photos, lest your shadier friends or members of the general public decide to burgle your house. Two Facebook users in Anderson County, South Carolina were arrested Sunday for using Facebook to find out which of their friends...
Post smug vacation statuses on Facebook, get your house burgled

Moving? PlaceOfMine is an apartment hunting tool that you need to check out

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Moving is a massive pain in the backside. The actual process of moving your belongings from one domicile to another is difficult, but can be hired out to a certain extent. The process of finding a place to live, however, is much harder to outsource. Apartment hunting, especially in popular...
Moving? PlaceOfMine is an apartment hunting tool that you need to check out
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This Facebook page is documenting debris from Japan’s tsunami, aiming to return items to their owners

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It’s been just over a year since a devastating tsunami hit Japan, and the Maritime Museum of British Columbia (MMBC) has come up with the latest online project aiming to help survivors, in a unique way, with the use of a Facebook page. With everything from ‘ghost ships‘ to toothbrushes making...
This Facebook page is documenting debris from Japan’s tsunami, aiming to return items to their owners

By Keeping It All Online, Moveline Helps Out Big-Time During Your Next Move

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The moving industry is ripe for disruption. Customers currently have to get a salesperson to come out and visit the house, inspect belongings, and offer up a quote. To shop around, you’d have to repeat this process over and over again. But one of the companies out of TechStars NYC...
By Keeping It All Online, Moveline Helps Out Big-Time During Your Next Move

Recycled Bride founder launches Tradesy to monetizes the rest of women's closets

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Scrappy doesn’t begin to describe Tracy DiNunzio, an entrepreneur once took a four hour trip on three different city busses zigzaging through the trafficked maze of Los Angeles to attend her first investor pitch meeting. Before that, she raised $28,000 on AirBnB to finance her startup, renting out both bedrooms...
Recycled Bride founder launches Tradesy to monetizes the rest of women's closets

Panasonic Lumix TS20 rugged digital camera

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For those of you out there who tend to be a little bit careless with your belongings, no matter how expensive they are, then it would always be better to pick up something which is cheap instead of gunning for an expensive make or model all the time. After all,...
Panasonic Lumix TS20 rugged digital camera

Google Mine (if it's real) could be the best or the worst thing to happen to the sharing economy

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When was the last time you asked yourself, “I wonder which of my neighbors has a leaf blower?” or, “which of my friends has timeshare in Cabo?” or “…a poker table?” or “…the full Star Wars collection on Blue-ray?” or “…snowboard boots in a size 11?” It’s a common occurrence, especially...
Google Mine (if it's real) could be the best or the worst thing to happen to the sharing economy

7 Effective Ways To De-Junk Your Life

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If you purge your life of random belongings, bad habits, and unsatisfying relationships you’ll be left with something scary: time and space. What you do with all the extra time and space in your life after putting these tips into action is something we can discuss in the comments.Better yet,...
7 Effective Ways To De-Junk Your Life

EFF Fights Texas' Claims That Searching A Cell Phone Is No Different Than Searching 'A Pair Of Pants'

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Although the prevailing winds are now beginning to shift a little, it has been the opinion of many in law enforcement (and backed up by the courts) that they are welcome to search the contents of a detainee's cell phone without obtaining a warrant. The thought process seems to be...
EFF Fights Texas' Claims That Searching A Cell Phone Is No Different Than Searching 'A Pair Of Pants'

The High Cost of Clutter

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This post is from new staff writer Sierra Black. Sierra writes about frugality, sustainable living, and getting her kids to eat kale at Childwild.com. Last week, J.D. wrote about Stuff; today, Sierra shares her thoughts on the costs of clutter. Do you have piles of papers lurking on your desk?...
The High Cost of Clutter

Bridging The Gap Between Pawn Shop And Bank, Borro Raises $26M Led By Canaan Partners

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Borro, a personal asset lending platform, has just received a massive $26 million funding round led by Canaan Partners. The service essentially classes up the idea of collateral loans, offering up to $1 million secured against high-end personal assets. This includes fine art, jewelry, antiques, luxury watches, classic cars, fine...
Bridging The Gap Between Pawn Shop And Bank, Borro Raises $26M Led By Canaan Partners

Investigation into mysterious death of Shane Todd begins in Singapore

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Parents suggest that 31-year-old software engineer's apparent suicide was faked as court hears evidence from girlfriend of 'depression'Evidence presented Monday in a Singapore investigation revealed a US software engineer was unhappy at work and had written suicide notes before he died last year in what his parents insist was a...
Investigation into mysterious death of Shane Todd begins in Singapore

Floorplanner acquires Mydeco3D to offer more robust 3D room planner tools

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Floorplanner, which offers an online 3D floor-planning platform to some 7 million users, has announced its acquisition of Mydeco3D (Mydeco). Mydeco offers a 3D room planner tool that adds depth to online property listings by enabling floorplans to be populated with virtual versions of real-world products and furnishings. Why does...
Floorplanner acquires Mydeco3D to offer more robust 3D room planner tools

The Bold Academy - This exclusive life accelerator is like boot camp for real-world superheroes

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What could you accomplish if you had the right environment, the support that you needed and access to mentors to help you along the way? That’s the question that Amber Rae had when the idea for the Bold Academy came to her. In her own words, “I’m obsessed with unrealized...
The Bold Academy - This exclusive life accelerator is like boot camp for real-world superheroes

Hackers disrupt the gameplay of Zynga’s YoVille social game

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Hackers broke into one of Zynga’s older social games, YoVille, and they were able to disrupt the game play for a group of less than 1,000 players. The social game company acknowledged the security problem but said it had addressed it. While the damage is contained, the idea of...
Hackers disrupt the gameplay of Zynga’s YoVille social game

Post Hurricane Sandy, this non-profit organization is heading to NY to restore damaged photos

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Many New Yorkers have made their way back to normalcy since Hurricane Sandy first struck three months ago, but while some residents were lucky enough to simply lose power, some found themselves in life-threatening situations and later dealt with extreme property damage. Of course, buildings can be repaired over time, but...
Post Hurricane Sandy, this non-profit organization is heading to NY to restore damaged photos

UK Parking Enforcement Contractor Leaves Sensitive Driver Data Exposed; Compounds Embarrassment By Issuing Bogus Legal Threats

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Another day, another self-inflicted privacy breach. This time it's a UK private parking enforcement contractor that's leaving its supposedly-secret stuff right out in the open. UK Parking Control (UKPC) is accused of revealing photographs of Brits' cars parked with number plates clearly to be read and in some cases...
UK Parking Enforcement Contractor Leaves Sensitive Driver Data Exposed; Compounds Embarrassment By Issuing Bogus Legal Threats

Stamped Founders And Others Get Robbed At The Hyatt During SXSW

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Today we grabbed with Robby and Bart Stein. The pair of ex-Googlers (same last name, no relation) founded Stamped last year. Stamped is a mobile app that's like a more social Yelp. Users can rate places and things and share reviews with friends. Last night while staying at The...
Stamped Founders And Others Get Robbed At The Hyatt During SXSW

The Gmail connection: How itembase helps you build a digital collection of your belongings

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Today, at The Next Web Conference Europe’s Microsoft Bizspark Startup Rally, personal inventory management service itembase is announcing a new feature that it says brings the company closer to “its vision to become the online inventory for everything and everyone”. Indeed, itembase’s mission is to help its users build the...
The Gmail connection: How itembase helps you build a digital collection of your belongings

The world's largest student-run hackathon isn't at Stanford or MIT -- it's at Penn

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I spent Sunday parked in a grand university auditorium of 350-some behoodied students, many of them curled up in their fold-down seats, fast asleep. The guy next to me was snoring. They were sleeping because they’d just competed their version of a marathon, a sort of hacker olympics, clocking in...
The world's largest student-run hackathon isn't at Stanford or MIT -- it's at Penn
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Here are the 16 finalists in this year's TNW Conference Europe Startup Rally

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One of the highlights at each year’s The Next Web Conference Europe is the Startup Rally, in which teams from around the world descend on Amsterdam to compete in a pitching contest that could land them the glory of winning this coveted title, along with a host of other prizes....
Here are the 16 finalists in this year's TNW Conference Europe Startup Rally
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Lego Batman 2: DC Heroes – review

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Xbox 360/PC/PS Vita/Wii/PS3; £39.99; cert 7+; Traveller's Tales/Warner BrosIt's mind-blowing at this stage that gamers still can't seem to get enough of the Lego series of games. After all, Traveller's Tales hasn't strayed much from the basic gaming template it introduced with its first Lego Star Wars instalment in 2005,...
Lego Batman 2: DC Heroes – review

Google Street View catches end of beautiful relationship?

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Belongings are strewn on the curb. A woman appears to be loading them slowly into her trunk. A Street View driver captures it all, but what really happened? [Read more]...
Google Street View catches end of beautiful relationship?

Boxes brings order to your belongings, with a beautiful photo-based e-commerce iPhone app [invites]

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Functionality is only part of what makes a great app – the importance of good design can’t be overstated. That’s why Boxes might just be worth your time. A new iOS app that has just launched in private beta, Boxes promises to help you make the most of the stuff...
Boxes brings order to your belongings, with a beautiful photo-based e-commerce iPhone app [invites]

Moveline's New Mobile App Makes Moving Even Simpler

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TechStars NYC graduate Moveline is having a big day. The company’s mission to alleviate the struggle of moving your home just got that much sweeter, with the introduction of an iPhone app. Moveline, if you haven’t heard yet, is a service that lets you take a video of your belongings...
Moveline's New Mobile App Makes Moving Even Simpler
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