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HBO Go could eventually be offered as a bundle with your ISP, but why fuss with gatekeepers?

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HBO has long been known for dishing out cult TV shows like Curb Your Enthusiasm and Sex in the City — along with recent hits like Game of Thrones and Girls. The network, at the moment, is closely tied to television, and understandably so; cable TV has led it to...
HBO Go could eventually be offered as a bundle with your ISP, but why fuss with gatekeepers?
This Video Of A Robot, Hooded And Chained By The Neck As Humans Test It, Will Tug At Your Soul
Op-ed: Apple Store may be shifting from customer experience to profit machine

Brother crams all-in-one functionality into a pint-size package for Business Smart series

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Looking for a color inkjet all-in-one that won't use up all of your desk space? Brother's talking up its Business Smart line as a way getting a slew of features without the added office footprint. Aimed at small business owners, the line's first entry, the MFC-J4510DW, utilizes landscape printing...
Brother crams all-in-one functionality into a pint-size package for Business Smart series

How A Guy With A Jar Raised $30,000 In 4 Days On Kickstarter

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Eric Prum has a few different business ventures, from a German paintball company to a small design shop. The design shop he started recently launched a Kickstarter project called The Mason Jar Cocktail Shaker. (It's exactly what it sounds like) In just four days, Prum has exceeded his $5,000 goal...
How A Guy With A Jar Raised $30,000 In 4 Days On Kickstarter

Google Fiber Is The Most Disruptive Thing The Company's Done Since Gmail (GOOG)

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Remember how blown away people were when Gmail launched in 2004? Google Fiber feels like the same leap of innovation. It's been a long time since we saw anything like this from the search and advertising giant. Back when Gmail launched, the other free email providers like Hotmail and Yahoo...
Google Fiber Is The Most Disruptive Thing The Company's Done Since Gmail (GOOG)

Joor's B2B fashion marketplace on track to do $350 million in transactions this year

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When I asked last summer which companies were poised to take advantage of the coming B2B e-commerce boom, Joor was one of the first ones mentioned. The site, founded in 2010 by Mona Bijoor, connects more than 500 designers like Thakoon and Rag & Bone to more than 30,000...
Joor's B2B fashion marketplace on track to do $350 million in transactions this year

Disney may be next with forced 28-day Netflix delays

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Disney is reportedly considering imposing a 28-day delay between DVD or Blu-ray movie releases and availability through rental chains such as Netflix and Redbox. The company's chief executive, Bob Iger, noted the potential strategy change during a quarterly conference call with investors and analysts.......
Disney may be next with forced 28-day Netflix delays

Unthinkable? Saving our newsagents | Editorial

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Set aside the big chains such as WH Smith, and about 10 independent newsagents go out of business every weekHow did you last buy a newspaper? Scanned through the self-checkout at the supermarket? Added to the £20 of unleaded from the local petrol station? Our own circulation research suggests that only...
Unthinkable? Saving our newsagents | Editorial
Key vote on "Internet sales tax" looms, this time with Amazon's support
Foursquare is finally offering paid promotions to small businesses -- not just fast food giants

iPod nano retail shortages hint at September refresh

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A number of retailers are running out of stock of the iPod nano, notes 9to5Mac. In the US these include major chains like Amazon, Target, Walmart and Best Buy. Amazon and Target are believed to be out of about half of their Nanos, while Walmart has just a few in...
iPod nano retail shortages hint at September refresh

Pikachu Yellow 3DS XL coming to the US on March 24th, is super-effective against your eyes

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Poor American Pokémon trainers that have been eying up eBay listings and import sites can breathe a sigh of relief. Nintendo has announced that the special edition yellow 3DS XL -- emblazoned with Pikachu, no less -- will arrive in the States before the end of the month. Priced...
Pikachu Yellow 3DS XL coming to the US on March 24th, is super-effective against your eyes
Enzymes turn inedible waste plant material into food and fuel

Skobbler updates Android app with turn-by-turn navigation and offline maps, offers free light option

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Skobbler has had some success in the mobile mapping market, thanks in part to iOS's historical first-party weakness in the area. But, with Apple offering its own solution and Google breaking Maps free from the OS-update chains, it's facing a more difficult landscape in which to make its mark....
Skobbler updates Android app with turn-by-turn navigation and offline maps, offers free light option

Networks Built on Milliseconds

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Trading firms, angling for even a split-second advantage over rivals, are rushing to build chains of microwave dishes to provide higher-speed links between financial markets in Chicago and New York....
Networks Built on Milliseconds

Kobo finally starts selling e-readers directly through its website

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Kobo has begun selling its devices directly through its website in the U.S. and Canada instead of making customers in those countries go to third-party retailers, the Toronto-based company announced Tuesday. Kobo makes four devices: The 5-inch Kobo Mini e-reader, for $79.99; the touchscreen Kobo Touch e-reader, for $99.99; the...
Kobo finally starts selling e-readers directly through its website

Snoop Dogg launches new mobile photo app, 'ya dig?!'

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The rapper's "Snoopify" app is jumping on the sticker train, coming complete with images of diamond encrusted chains, joints, and popular Snoop catch-phrases like "Fo Shizzle." [Read more]...
Snoop Dogg launches new mobile photo app, 'ya dig?!'

Microsoft's Xbox 360 $99 on-contract deal expands to Best Buy, Gamestop

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The Xbox 360 pilot program's breaking out of its Microsoft Store-only confines and heading to more ubiquitous electronics retailers Best Buy and GameStop starting today. If you'll remember, Redmond intro'd this subsidized plan last month, giving prospective buyers within reach of one of its 16 participating locations the ability...
Microsoft's Xbox 360 $99 on-contract deal expands to Best Buy, Gamestop

Everything You Need To Know About iPhone Etiquette Is In A Mom's Letter To Her 13-Year-Old Son

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Greg Hofmann finally received an iPhone for Christmas, but it came with a long list of terms and conditions. His mother, a blogger named Janelle Hofmann, wrote up an 18-rule contract for the 13-year-old. If he doesn't obey each line item, his phone will be taken away."Merry Christmas! You are...
Everything You Need To Know About iPhone Etiquette Is In A Mom's Letter To Her 13-Year-Old Son

PayPal Here Takes On Square Register With New iPad Payments App

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After debuting its in-store mobile payments technology PayPal Here in the UK two weeks ago, the payments giant is announcing another set of news around the product: a new iPad app. Not only is this the first iPad app for PayPal Here, but this actually the company’s first native app...
PayPal Here Takes On Square Register With New iPad Payments App

Motorola to allow bootloader unlocking from Photon Q 4G LTE onwards

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Motorola's initial promise to allow unlocked bootloaders came across to many enthusiasts as somewhat hollow: as long as there was an escape clause, carriers like AT&T and Verizon could clamp down and maintain the tough-to-modify status quo. RAZR-philes will be happy to know that there's a plan to cut...
Motorola to allow bootloader unlocking from Photon Q 4G LTE onwards

Square Registers for sale at Starbucks, pushing virtual sales to physical stores

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Starbucks announced that Square Register devices will be on sale at 7,000 coffee locations. Starbucks is the latest place where the e-commerce gadget is available alongside Walgreens, Target and other stores.   Like the other locations, Square is actually charging $9.99 for the device with the list price credited to...
Square Registers for sale at Starbucks, pushing virtual sales to physical stores

Inventor of the gTar: Hardware is the Next Big Thing in Silicon Valley

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The inventor of the ground-breaking gTar – an iPhone-enabled guitar that makes learning the instrument more fun and intuitive – says the next wave of innovation in Silicon Valley is destined to be in hardware. Idan Beck, a 27-year-old former Microsoft employee and Cornell electrical computer engineering graduate, invented the gTar...
Inventor of the gTar: Hardware is the Next Big Thing in Silicon Valley

Series Seed, an Open Source Set of Investment Documents, Moves to GitHub

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If you’re involved in building software, there’s a pretty good chance you use GitHub, the social repository for software code known for the surprise round of funding it took from Andreessen Horowitz last year. Here’s something new going up on GitHub: Starting today, the latest version of documents from Series...
Series Seed, an Open Source Set of Investment Documents, Moves to GitHub

AT&T unlocks the iPhone, handing MVNOs a big gift

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AT&T said on Friday it will begin unlocking iPhones after customers contracts expire, which could potentially flood the market with millions of iPhones just begging for new carriers. There are two virtual operators in particular well positioned to take advantage of that deluge of unlocked Apple devices: H2O Wireless and...
AT&T unlocks the iPhone, handing MVNOs a big gift

Yammer May Be About To Open The Floodgates To Its Microblogging Platform

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Last week, Yammer, the business-oriented microblogging platform that won TechCrunch50 2008, sent out invites to press inviting them to virtually attend a “major launch event” that will be broadcast through a WebEx meeting tomorrow morning. The company has also posted an invite to its blog, along with a not-so-subtle jab at its...
Yammer May Be About To Open The Floodgates To Its Microblogging Platform

Uniqlo Has Discovered An Awesome Way To Advertise On Pinterest

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Although most fashion retailers are on Pinterest by now, Uniqlo has found a cool, new way to use the medium that goes beyond posting attractive photos of products. The Japanese retailer joined forces with Firstborn, a New York-based agency, to create a scroll down animation called "Uniqlo Dry Mesh Project"...
Uniqlo Has Discovered An Awesome Way To Advertise On Pinterest

WindowsAndroid runs Google's mobile OS natively on the Windows kernel

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Sure, you could enjoy Android on your PC through dual-booting or virtualization, but the folks at Socketeq have whipped up yet another alternative: a port of Mountain View's mobile OS, fittingly dubbed WindowsAndroid, that runs natively on the Windows kernel (under Vista, 7 and 8) instead of Linux. Not...
WindowsAndroid runs Google's mobile OS natively on the Windows kernel

Probe uncovers strip searches, chains and racism at prisons | McClatchy

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Probe uncovers strip searches, chains and racism at prisons | McClatchy
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