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888.com Wins First Net-Only Gambling License In U.S.

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Online gambling comes back to the U.S., legally this time. 888.com, an online gambling company, has revealed it's been granted a gambling license by the Nevada Gaming Commission, allowing it to be an "interactive gaming service provider." The move makes 888, which has its HQ in London, U.K., the...
888.com Wins First Net-Only Gambling License In U.S.

Touch Publishing Platform Onswipe Now Reaching 10M Monthly Active Users On iOS

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Onswipe, a startup that helps publishers build websites optimized for iPads and other touchscreen devices, is closing out what sounds like a big year. Content published through the Onswipe platform reached 44 million unique visitors over the course of the year, the company says, and it’s now reaching 10 million...
Touch Publishing Platform Onswipe Now Reaching 10M Monthly Active Users On iOS
Dodging sales tax is getting harder for Amazon and other online retailers

Apple I motherboard fails to sell at Christie's auction

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The original Apple I motherboard for sale at Christie's auction house failed to sell. The auction company expected the board to sell for $127,000, but the bidding failed to reach the reserve price, resulting in no sale. The top bid was reported to be $51,155, well short of the $80,000...
Apple I motherboard fails to sell at Christie's auction

Never forget whose round it is with Turn Taker

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Turn Taker is a new iOS app from independent developer Malcolm Christie. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store, and carries no additional in-app purchases. Turn Taker is a productivity app that allows teams to collaborate on various repetitive tasks and easily determine whose turn it...
Never forget whose round it is with Turn Taker

Booting Up: Nevada Legalizes Online Gambling, Is New Jersey Next?

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(Photo: NJ Governor’s Office/Tim Larsen) Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest were hacked this week, after a security breach at customer-service provider Zendesk allowed a hacker to access user email addresses at the three social media companies. [Wired] Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s book marketing plans include “Lean in Circles,” in which women...
Booting Up: Nevada Legalizes Online Gambling, Is New Jersey Next?

Yahoo data scientist: It’s Romney-Christie or Gingrich-Rubio

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Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) According to a predictive analysis experiment by a Yahoo data scientist, U.S. voters can expect to see either a Mitt Romney-Chris Christie or a Newt Gingrich-Marco Rubio ticket to face off against Obama-Biden in this year’s presidential election. The experiment, which author David Pennock explained on...
Yahoo data scientist: It’s Romney-Christie or Gingrich-Rubio
Jony Ive reportedly pushing 'flat design' in a newly collaborative environment at Apple

New Jersey Gives Its E-Voters -- and Voting Officials -- More Time

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Voters in New Jersey who have been displaced by Hurricane Sandy now have until 8 pm Friday to return their email and fax ballots under a directive issued by the state’s lieutenant governor. The order comes as voting offices experienced an enormous crush of requests for ballots that they’ve been...
New Jersey Gives Its E-Voters -- and Voting Officials -- More Time
Online gambling going interstate thanks to new Nevada law
Mark Zuckerberg hosting re-election fundraiser for New Jersey governor Chris Christie

Now That The Election Is Over, The Euro Crisis Is Over, And The iPhone 5 Details Are Leaked, What Will Happen Next?

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So it turns out that all of the big stories we've been covering are over. The election is over. Everyone's decided that Obama is going to win. He's surging in the polls, and people don't see how Romney can catch up. The European crisis is over. Draghi saved the day....
Now That The Election Is Over, The Euro Crisis Is Over, And The iPhone 5 Details Are Leaked, What Will Happen Next?
New Jersey email voting is such a mess that votes won't be counted until Friday

Airbnb Waives Fees In Sandy-Ravaged Regions

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Post-Frankenstorm, Governor Chris Christie does not have the monopoly on gentlemanly behavior, it seems. Airbnb is to waive its fees on all properties in the areas devastated by Sandy, after one of its homeowners offered up her rooms for free to victims of the disaster. The offer stands until November...
Airbnb Waives Fees In Sandy-Ravaged Regions

SIM2's $158k CinemaQuattro 4K DLP projector is for hundred seat home theaters

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Even in the land of the outrageous home theater equipment that is CEDIA, SIM2's new CinemaQuattro projector sticks out. The company's first model capable of 4K (4,096 x 2,160) resolution, it's nearly as large as the Italian scooter that also resided in its booth and comes with a price...
SIM2's $158k CinemaQuattro 4K DLP projector is for hundred seat home theaters

Inoperable Apple 1 may fetch $126K at Christie's auction

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Christie's will auction off an Apple 1 computer from the firm's first batch, and predicted the machine will sell for as much as $126,000 when it hits the block in October....
Inoperable Apple 1 may fetch $126K at Christie's auction

With Jony Ive working on interface design, Apple hardware and software teams further collaborating

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The Wall Street Journal has profiled some of the work between hardware and software teams within Apple since Jony Ive has taken on software interface responsibilities. According to the profile, Apple’s software design team is being briefed earlier on hardware specifics than ever before. That dynamic is changing, according to the...
With Jony Ive working on interface design, Apple hardware and software teams further collaborating

Original Apple 1 a steal at $127,000

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Christie's is auctioning off one of the 50 or so still-existing Woz-built Apple 1 computers, and compared with what the last such Apple 1 went for, the asking price here may well be a bargain. [Read more]...
Original Apple 1 a steal at $127,000

Chris Christie Is On The 14th Draft Of His Convention Speech -- Romney Hasn't Changed A Comma

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a frontrunner for the GOP Presidential nomination in 2016 if Romney loses in November, is giving the keynote speech at the Republican convention tonight. Along with the rest of the country, we're looking forward to it. Christie has captivated the country since dethroning Democrat Jon...
Chris Christie Is On The 14th Draft Of His Convention Speech -- Romney Hasn't Changed A Comma

The Most Successful Founders Are Greedy (But Not For Money) (FBMSFTAAPL)

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What do Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Steve Jobs all have in common? All three of them are, or were, highly successful founders driven by power. "Nearly all the most successful founders are revolutionaries," Y Combinator founder Paul Graham recently tweeted. "They want power, not money. That makes them hard...
The Most Successful Founders Are Greedy (But Not For Money) (FBMSFTAAPL)

You Can Now Gamble From Your Hotel Bed

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The new innovation could spread around the casino grounds depending on the outcome of the debate over the internet gambling laws in New Jersey. A popular casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey is making it possible for gamblers to spend their money in a new way: from their hotel...
You Can Now Gamble From Your Hotel Bed

A Mere Quarter of Americans Want Internet Gambling Legalized

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You know what happens to Joe Pesci at the end, right? (Photo: Wikipedia) Bad news for anyone looking to launch a real-money gaming startup: The AP reports that in a recent poll, half of respondents said they wanted sports gambling legalized–but a whopping three quarters thought Internet gambling specifically ought to...
A Mere Quarter of Americans Want Internet Gambling Legalized

Voting just got easier for New Jersey residents displaced by hurricane Sandy

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New Jersey residents that were displaced from their homes due to hurricane Sandy will be able to vote in the presidential election through email or fax, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s Office announced today. That means thousands of potential voters won’t miss their opportunity to elect the next body...
Voting just got easier for New Jersey residents displaced by hurricane Sandy
Mark Zuckerberg and other tech leaders may be forming Washington lobbying group
An In-Depth Look At The Most Impressive People of 2012

Cory Booker Is Keeping His Options Open Online

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According to a Wall Street Journal report, Newark Mayor Cory Booker is now considering a 2014 run for the Senate seat currently occupied by 88-year-old Frank Lautenberg after mounting speculation he would challenge incumbent New Jersey Governor Chris Christie next year. On the internet, a close advisor to Mr. Booker...
Cory Booker Is Keeping His Options Open Online

5 sites that use data science to help you predict the president

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If you’re one of the lucky few who’ll attend a social function between now and Nov. 6 and avoid a conversation about the election, I envy you. For everyone else, it’s time to bone up on your election knowledge and try to impress your peers with everything you know —...
5 sites that use data science to help you predict the president
Online gambling now legal in New Jersey

Texas Instruments brings sci-fi tech to life with DLP (hands-on video)

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We've come across a number of DLP-based pico projectors over the years and while these products are getting smaller, brighter and higher resolution, it's the integration with other devices that's really captured our imagination. Samsung's Galaxy Beam, which we reviewed last year, merges a 15-lumen nHD (640x360) DLP-based pico...
Texas Instruments brings sci-fi tech to life with DLP (hands-on video)

Cuomo Beats Christie In Grocery Grapple: FreshDirect To Stay In NYC

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Mayor Bloomberg, Governor Cuomo and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced the online grocer FreshDirect will be setting up shop in the Bronx with an expanded headquarters and operations center at Harlem River Yards. The trio of New York politicians beat out New Jersey and that state's governor, Chris...
Cuomo Beats Christie In Grocery Grapple: FreshDirect To Stay In NYC
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