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Unlocked iPhone 5 to go on sale in US tonight?

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Unlocked models of the iPhone 5 could reach Apple's US online store as soon as 9PM Pacific Time, according to retail sources for 9to5Mac. It's expected that 16, 32, and 64GB models will sell for $649, $749, and $849, respectively. While unlocked iPhones are already on sale in countries like...
Unlocked iPhone 5 to go on sale in US tonight?

BLACKBERRY: We're Killing It With These New Phones (BBRY)

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Take this as you would like, but BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins says the new BlackBerry 10-based phones are selling well. We'll have more shortly, but for now, here is his statement: "In Canada, yesterday was the best day ever for the first day of a launch of a new BlackBerry...
BLACKBERRY: We're Killing It With These New Phones (BBRY)

The U.N. and the Internet: What to expect (FAQ)

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The U.S., Canada, and European allies are squaring off against Russia and China at a U.N. Internet summit. At stake: the future of how the Internet will be run. [Read more]...
The U.N. and the Internet: What to expect (FAQ)

Facebook can keep real name policy, German court rules

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Facebook can stick with its real name policy in Germany, and doesn't have to allow nicknames on its platform for now. The regulator that ordered Facebook to change it policy based its orders on inapplicable German law, a German court ruled. Facebook was ordered to end its real name...
Facebook can keep real name policy, German court rules

DogVacay Fetches $6 Million from Benchmark Capital

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DogVacay has raised $6 million in capital to build out a local marketplace providing in-home boarding services, a category being referred to as “Airbnb for dogs.” Benchmark Capital contributed to the company’s first round, and previous investors include First Round Capital and Science, the L.A.-based incubator. DogVacay is live in the U.S. and...
DogVacay Fetches $6 Million from Benchmark Capital

Daily Report: Other Nations Offer Visas to Compete With Silicon Valley

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As Congress debates immigration, countries like Canada and Australia are trying to lure foreign entrepreneurs, Somini Sengupta reports in The New York Times....
Daily Report: Other Nations Offer Visas to Compete With Silicon Valley

Sony's Xperia go comes to consumers in November

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Sony's water-resistant smartphone, the Xperia go will be available for purchase in November, Sony revealed today. The new Android handset meets IP67 ratings for water- and dust-resistance between six inches and 3.3 feet, and its display is composed of a scratch-resistant mineral glass. When the Xperia go goes on sale...
Sony's Xperia go comes to consumers in November

Starbucks Comes To Android With PayPal Integration, Travels To U.K.

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News updates all day from Fast Company.Starbucks has spruced up its Android app for U.S. users with a tie-up with PayPal. The new feature lets you top off your electronic Starbucks card with funds from your PayPal account, a facility that iOS users began to enjoy in April this year....
Starbucks Comes To Android With PayPal Integration, Travels To U.K.

Google's long awaited Nexus 4 Wireless Charger arrives for $59.99, looks like half of an 8-ball

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Google’s Nexus 4 Wireless Charger is now available for sale in the Google Play store. For $59.99, customers can charge their Nexus 4 device wirelessly using the Qi inductive charger. The company says that it expects orders to begin shipping in less than one week.   At first glance, one...
Google's long awaited Nexus 4 Wireless Charger arrives for $59.99, looks like half of an 8-ball

Nintendo TVii supported by 'all' major US and Canadian cable companies, dish services

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Nintendo TVii will support "all" cable and dish carriers in the US and Canada, Nintendo director of strategic partnership Zach Fountain told Engadget this afternoon. He said that no major carriers are excluded, and the only requirement for signing up is inputting your cable company's account information to the...
Nintendo TVii supported by 'all' major US and Canadian cable companies, dish services
Twtrland: A Social Analytics Tool And Simple Way To Discover New People In The Twitterverse

Nintendo makes Wii Mini official: exclusive to Canada, launches December 7th for $100

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That was quick -- scarcely two hours after Best Buy spoiled the party, Nintendo is launching the Wii Mini. The console is a Canada-exclusive and cuts out both GameCube compatibility and, more importantly, internet access. Gamers in the Great White North can pick one up on December 7th for...
Nintendo makes Wii Mini official: exclusive to Canada, launches December 7th for $100

Amazon's Kindle and Paperwhite available in Canada

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The e-commerce giant's e-readers land in The Great White North. The Paperwhite starts at 139 Canadian dollars ($138.95). [Read more]...
Amazon's Kindle and Paperwhite available in Canada

Nest Founder Matt Rogers Details Future Plans For Their Digital Thermostat, International Expansion In The Works

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Matt Rogers is the Founder and VP of Engineering at Nest and brought his latest thermostat – a steel-clad beauty with improved design and sensor placement – to our stage at CES 2013. This year at Nest has been full of changes. The company launched a new version in...
Nest Founder Matt Rogers Details Future Plans For Their Digital Thermostat, International Expansion In The Works

Lines Around the Globe at Apple Stores on iPhone 5's First Day

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The smartphone was on sale in Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Britain, France and Germany, as well as the United States and Canada, and was to be introduced in 22 more countries in a week....
Lines Around the Globe at Apple Stores on iPhone 5's First Day

Apple begins shipping new iPod touch, deliveries expected from October 15

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Apple has begun alerting customers around the world that their iPod touch orders are shipping, with a expected delivery dates from October 15th. GigaOm reports that the fifth-generation iPod is scheduled to hit the US on that date, although we have seen reports that customers in Canada are slated to...
Apple begins shipping new iPod touch, deliveries expected from October 15

Flipboard Attracts 500,000 Magazines, 3 Million New Users in 2 Weeks

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Two weeks after launching Flipboard 2.0 with a user-generated magazine feature, the company has announced that readers made over 500,000 magazines. Other interesting stats from Flipboard released on Thursday include: 6 billion pages flipped per month and 3 million new users in the last two weeks. The “Modern Gentleman’s Playground”...
Flipboard Attracts 500,000 Magazines, 3 Million New Users in 2 Weeks

NoWait Lines Up $2 Million in Funding for the Restaurant Seating App

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NoWait has raised $2 million in a first round of funding to become the OpenTable for restaurants that don’t take reservations. The round was led by Birchmere Ventures with Sand Hill Angels and other investors also participating. The Pittsburgh company, which helps would-be diners find out wait times in advance...
NoWait Lines Up $2 Million in Funding for the Restaurant Seating App

Half a Billion Devices will be NFC Ready for the e-Wallet Revolution by the end of 2014

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According to a new ABI Research Report out of London today, the number of NFC-enabled devices in use will exceed 500 million in 2014. The current advantage goes to Android devices who form the largest base that could take advantage of micro payment services due to arrive later this fall...
Half a Billion Devices will be NFC Ready for the e-Wallet Revolution by the end of 2014

Groupon unveils Merchant Impact Report, a free service so merchants can justify their Deal performance

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Groupon has launched a new free tool for businesses called the Merchant Impact Report. Beginning today, those businesses that participate with the daily deals company can check to see how well their deal is performing, gain customer insights, and review a profit calculator. Groupon says that it’s letting local businesses...
Groupon unveils Merchant Impact Report, a free service so merchants can justify their Deal performance
iPhone 5 Unlocked U.S. Pricing: $649 (16GB), $749 (32GB) And $849 (64GB)
Seattle snapshots: Northern Lights visible late Monday
Netflix bill passes Senate, users are one step closer to sharing straight to Facebook

Slacker radio added to Xbox Live litany of services

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Streaming music provider Slacker has announced its availability on the Xbox Live service. The service allowing Xbox LIVE subscribers in the US and Canada to listen to millions of songs and hundreds of pre-programmed stations on an ad-supported basis, including a new videogame music soundtrack station curated by gaming culture...
Slacker radio added to Xbox Live litany of services
Google Adds Trail Maps For 100 Additional Ski Resorts To Google Maps

Eventbrite report sees social event sharing revenue rise by 81% as Twitter leads the way

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Back in 2010, Eventbrite the event planning service, published one of the first reports that identified the revenue impact of social sharing. At the time there were few resources that measured the links between social activity and monetary returns. In 2010, the report showed that there is indeed money to...
Eventbrite report sees social event sharing revenue rise by 81% as Twitter leads the way
Surface Pro sales begin on February 9th in the US and Canada, starting at $899

Nexus 4 reportedly able to get LTE in select US markets where Band 4 is available

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You might not need to move to Canada after all, LTE-seeking Nexus 4 owners. It appears that several users on the XDA Developers forums claim you can tap into LTE Band 4, which the Google phone requires for LTE, in select US markets where AT&T has AWS 1700 /...
Nexus 4 reportedly able to get LTE in select US markets where Band 4 is available

Enabling the next generation of computer scientists with CS4HS

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For the past four years, Google has sponsored an initiative called Computer Science for High School (CS4HS). The mission of this aptly named collaboration is simple: to bring computer science professional development to educators through hands-on workshops. In collaboration with universities, colleges and technical schools, we have helped K-12 educators...
Enabling the next generation of computer scientists with CS4HS

Starbucks takes mobile payments to UK and Canada

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The company continues its global expansion by rolling out its app, which now allows customers to lay out for their lattes with PayPal, to two more countries. [Read more]...
Starbucks takes mobile payments to UK and Canada
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