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The Obama Campaign Is Now Using Mobile Payments Device Square For Fundraising

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The latest technology to be adopted by the Obama campaign—Square. The mobile payments device is now being used by the Obama for fundraising, says the company. Staff, fundraisers and others are being equipped with the card reading devices, says Square, enabling the campaign to take donations on the go via...
The Obama Campaign Is Now Using Mobile Payments Device Square For Fundraising

Rent Management Startup Cozy Raises $1.5M From The Social+Capital Partnership, Google Ventures, Others

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Cozy, a startup trying to take much of the headache out of the landlord-tenant relationship by taking it online, has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. The round was led by The Social+Capital Partnerhsip, the venture fund by created by former Facebook vice president Chamath Palihapitiya. Other investors include Google...
Rent Management Startup Cozy Raises $1.5M From The Social+Capital Partnership, Google Ventures, Others

Canon's Mixed Reality headset delivers augmented reality for an eye-watering price tag

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Thus far, Google is merely teasing us with previews of its Google Glass Android eyewear, but Canon just beat it to the augmented reality punch with the launch of its own computerized glasses. You'll want to bring your checkbook, though--Canon's PC-powered VR headset costs more than most college educations....
Canon's Mixed Reality headset delivers augmented reality for an eye-watering price tag

HTC, Where Innovation Is Bought (And That’s A Good Thing)

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HTC’s is the Cinderella story of the mobile market — they’ve gone from low-key provider of Windows Mobile hardware to Android-powered smartphone titan within the span of just a few years. Impressive as that is, HTC has done much more than just push out smartphones. In the past year alone,...
HTC, Where Innovation Is Bought (And That’s A Good Thing)

Acquisio has raised a new round and acquired ScienceOps to grow its ad management platform

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Today Acquisio announced that it has raised a new round of funding, the dollar amount it declined to disclosed to TNW, and that it has acquired ScienceOps. Acquisio’s product is a platform that allows companies to purchase and monitor media of nearly any variety around the Internet. If it’s marketing,...
Acquisio has raised a new round and acquired ScienceOps to grow its ad management platform

The Windows Phone Marketplace buckles under influx of new apps

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Well, this is a problem that comes wrapped in a bit of good news: the Windows Phone Marketplace app submission process is jammed at the moment, reducing the number of apps that are making it into the platform’s app store. However, the cause of the problem is quite encouraging. Microsoft claims...
The Windows Phone Marketplace buckles under influx of new apps

Zipmark’s payment system looks to retire the checkbook

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As much as our transactions are going digital and mobile, we still haul out the checkbook for certain payments. Now, a New York startup called Zipmark is looking to help ease the venerable checkbook into retirement. The company is going live today with its developer program and is poised to release...
Zipmark’s payment system looks to retire the checkbook

5 high-tech, low-stress, money-saving tools (Yahoo! News)

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Yahoo! News - I like to think that my pathetic lack of money management skills is simply due to my... ahem... creative nature. Give me a checkbook to balance, and I'll give you one swift kick in the shins. Ask me to do long …...
5 high-tech, low-stress, money-saving tools (Yahoo! News)
Google ready to spend billions to make Google Play Music a success
What would AT&T gain from going multinational? Not much

Fisker halting Surf production, but will build you one if you've got a 'big enough checkbook'

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Like the ambitious diner at the all-you-can-eat-buffet, Fisker's got a lot on its plate. Between recalling all of its self-immolating Karma models, taking flack from its rivals and hiring a new CEO, something had to give. As such, it's halted production on the Surf and Sunset while it concentrates...
Fisker halting Surf production, but will build you one if you've got a 'big enough checkbook'

RWW Recommends: The Best Mobile Payments App

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Mobile payments. The phrase has hit the popular conscious over the past several years as smartphones have permeated the lives of people around the world. Pay for anything you want without a plastic card, without cash, without your checkbook. Just use your smartphone to buy anything you want. There are...
RWW Recommends: The Best Mobile Payments App

Why Writing With Our Hands Is Still Important

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I first noticed something was off when I went to pay my rent one month. The window for a timely online transfer of funds was closing, so to get the money to my landlord in time, I'd have to do something unusual. I took out my checkbook, grabbed a pen...
Why Writing With Our Hands Is Still Important
Microsoft Still Fighting For Windows Phone Developer Love (And Buying It When Needed)

AMD announces $4k FirePro W9000 GPU, entry-level FirePro A300 APU for CAD and graphics pros

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After a brief tease earlier this summer, AMD just announced pricing and availability for its new market-leading FirePro W9000 graphics processing unit -- the $3,999 GPU is available now through AMD resellers, and is compatible with Supermicro SuperWorkstations. Joining that "world's most powerful" rig are the W8000, W7000 and...
AMD announces $4k FirePro W9000 GPU, entry-level FirePro A300 APU for CAD and graphics pros

As Startups Grow Up, More Seem to Hold Their Ground

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I've learned a lot about startup culture since I started writing about it at the beginning of January, and there is a trend that I have noticed that is different from the stereotypical outsider's point-of-view - one that I had not too long ago. There seems to be a growing...
As Startups Grow Up, More Seem to Hold Their Ground

Twitter users are 68% more likely to hit up a campaign donation page

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Twitter today released a number of data points concerning the political impact of its service on voters and their donating habits. Obviously, the motive here is that as Twitter has found itself to be an effective tool to boost donation activity and change minds, it is soft-selling its services to...
Twitter users are 68% more likely to hit up a campaign donation page

Sony makes Olympus rescue pact official with $645 million investment

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After months of speculation about who would step in to save the scandal-ridden Olympus' rocky fortunes, Sony has finally opened up its checkbook. The two companies have entered into a "business and capital alliance" worth around $650 million in exchange for a 51 percent stake in a new enterprise...
Sony makes Olympus rescue pact official with $645 million investment
Balanced adds $2M from Andreessen Horowitz, CollabFund into its checkbook

Yahoo Is Ready To Open Its Checkbook To Get Audience, Technology

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Yahoo Is Ready To Open Its Checkbook To Get Audience, Technology

Intel Inside Your TV: The Chip Guys Want to Become Cable Guys

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Who’s going to take on the cable guys? Lots of really big, powerful tech companies with heaps of clout and money — Google, Apple, and Microsoft, for starters — have looked at the pay TV business and decided it doesn’t make sense for them to try to really compete. But...
Intel Inside Your TV: The Chip Guys Want to Become Cable Guys

Editorial: All I want for Christmas is a new HTC Nexus

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To this day, I remain in love with my HTC One X, but its fate has already been sealed. Soon enough, this fast and beautiful smartphone is going to find a new life in a drawer that holds my spare change, sunglasses, checkbook and various receipts. Is it wrong...
Editorial: All I want for Christmas is a new HTC Nexus
Advice on getting early funding from Jeff Clavier of Softech VC

Open letter to Sheryl Sandberg published in the WSJ is chock full of crazy

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If you have the cash, you can be published in the Wall Street Journal or the New York Times! Simply pony up the funds, and you can publish an open letter in an ad slot. They’ll take your cash. This isn’t a bad thing at all, by the way, but...
Open letter to Sheryl Sandberg published in the WSJ is chock full of crazy

How to Boost Your Facebook Traffic: Tips and Tricks From Wetpaint

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Facebook has a billion users, and there’s a million people who say they can help you reach them. What makes Wetpaint’s pitch stand out is that the company has a public lab experiment it has built out to prove its point: It built Wetpaint.com, an entertainment news site, solely so...
How to Boost Your Facebook Traffic: Tips and Tricks From Wetpaint

Here's Why Facebook's Next Acquisition Should Be A Pile Of Sony Patents (SNE, YHOO)

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Facebook has been on a shopping spree for intellectual property. It cut a deal with IBM for 750 patents at the end of March. It bought 600 old AOL patents from Microsoft. The next place it's turning for patents? Erin-Michael Gill, the chief intellectual property officer for MDB Capital, tells...
Here's Why Facebook's Next Acquisition Should Be A Pile Of Sony Patents (SNE, YHOO)

Apple facing European investigation into how it sells AppleCare

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Ever hemmed and hawed over buying AppleCare with your shiny new gadget? European chiefs are worried that you don't know all of your rights. They're concerned that Cupertino's warranty-selling practices hide the fact that all customers are entitled to a statutory two-year warranty to fix defects present at sale....
Apple facing European investigation into how it sells AppleCare

Seed Stage VC Firm O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures Raises $85M New Fund

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Venture firm O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures has announced its third fund, raising $85 million (you can see the SEC filing here). The firm, which makes seed stage investments, says that OATV Fund III is the largest fund to date. O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, which was founded by Bryce Roberts, Tim O’Reilly and...
Seed Stage VC Firm O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures Raises $85M New Fund
Kevin Rose On His New Gig At Google Ventures, What He Looks For In A Startup Founder, And More [TCTV]

Every open spending data site in the US ranked and listed

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US states have been ranked on their online access to government spending data, with Texas and Kentucky top of the list. See what the rest reveals• Get the dataThe Follow the Money 2012 report has this week revealed the postive news that more US states are being open about their...
Every open spending data site in the US ranked and listed
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