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Make your Mac more productive with The Mac Freebie Bundle [VB Store]

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Make your Mac more productive with The Mac Freebie Bundle [VB Store]
Why Facebook Has Banned Some People From Seeing The 'Want' Button

New York Times videos now exempt from paywall, free 'for the foreseeable future'

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The New York Times announced this morning that its paywall is coming down from the videos section of its website, meaning that you can now enjoy more than 10 videos per month about vegetable caramelization best practices. The free access comes at the price of advertiser content, of course,...
New York Times videos now exempt from paywall, free 'for the foreseeable future'
Here's The Next iPad, According To A Mess Of Leaked Images
'Dead Space' for Android update adds Nexus 7 support
The most successful (& positive) greentech VC you haven’t heard of

T-Mobile's New LTE Network Spotted Being Tested In 8 Major U.S. Cities

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While T-Mobile is more than a bit late to the LTE game, the company confirmed on Monday that their new network would be launching by the end of the month. Where it would launch, however, was kept under wraps. That’s the idea, at least. Thanks to some data mined out...
T-Mobile's New LTE Network Spotted Being Tested In 8 Major U.S. Cities

NASA may get $100 million to drag an asteroid into orbit around the Moon for research purposes

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Good news: It appears that NASA may get the first chunk of money needed to kick off a project to snag an asteroid, put it in orbit around the Moon, and study it. Yes, this is precisely and exactly as cool as it sounds. According to the Christian Science Monitor,...
NASA may get $100 million to drag an asteroid into orbit around the Moon for research purposes
SoLoMo: CityMaps Nabs $2.5M To Render Your City, One Block At A Time

The Story Of Adku, And Why Andrew Mason Isn't The Problem at Groupon

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In February of this year, Groupon acquired Adku, an e-commerce data targeting startup staffed with a whip-smart technical team. It was one of a series of acqui-hire deals Groupon executed as part of its strategy to staff up its Silicon Valley office with the most data-savvy engineers money can buy....
The Story Of Adku, And Why Andrew Mason Isn't The Problem at Groupon
Bank of America launches ATMs with Teller Assist, brings video chat to cash machines

MoPub Wrangles Fresh Capital and Agency Hire to "Get Mobile Ads Right"

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There is a real problem with display ads. They make up a huge chunk of the digital ad industry but are hated by just about everyone and they work almost none of the time. Instead of building a better, non-banner ad, the industry has been waiting for ad dollars to...
MoPub Wrangles Fresh Capital and Agency Hire to "Get Mobile Ads Right"

Ofcom announces UK 4G auction bidders: seven networks fight it out for 250MHz of new spectrum

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Just ahead of the auction set to start in January 2013, UK regulator Ofcom has confirmed the networks gunning for next-generation spectrum. Alongside familiar names like Telefonica (O2), Vodafone, EE and Hutchison (which powers Three), Niche Spectrum Ventures (a BT subsidiary), HKT and MLL will also be looking to...
Ofcom announces UK 4G auction bidders: seven networks fight it out for 250MHz of new spectrum

CloudFlare signs a deal with GlobalSign to (quietly) hasten secure Web pages

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To further its plan of making the Web ever faster, CloudFlare has signed a deal with GlobalSign to shave a couple hundred milliseconds off the loading time of every page that pings the company to authenticate its SSL certificate. In plain English: a chunk of the Web just got a...
CloudFlare signs a deal with GlobalSign to (quietly) hasten secure Web pages

TechShop CEO Mark Hatch on his Toshiba T1100 Plus and radio tech magic

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Every week, a new and interesting human being tackles our decidedly geeky take on the Proustian Q&A. This is the Engadget Questionnaire. In the latest installment of our high-tech queries, TechShop CEO Mark Hatch discusses annoying reboots, the ka-chunk of classic tech and much more. The full gamut of...
TechShop CEO Mark Hatch on his Toshiba T1100 Plus and radio tech magic

MySpace relaunches with new design and Justin Timberlake all over it

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A totally revamped and unrecognizable MySpace has just gone public, enticing new joiners with a track by Justin Timberlake -- who now owns a good chunk of the business alongside Specific Media. Based on the limited access teaser we saw back in September and the image above, this fresh...
MySpace relaunches with new design and Justin Timberlake all over it
How Mobile Phones Could Kill The News Media

Apple’s dividend news could pressure Amazon and Google to return cash to investors

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While Apple’s plans announced today to return billions to its investors via share buyback and dividend actions are critical news, they are hardly revolutionary. In fact, the news underscores the fact that Apple, in this specific area, has been lagging its wealthy peers for some time. In August of 2011 TNW...
Apple’s dividend news could pressure Amazon and Google to return cash to investors
Sony to sell camera mount for extreme dogs

More Than Any Other Industry, FinTech Needs Accelerators

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It’s not hard to glean why a barely-there, idea-stage startup might want to join an accelerator. The programs are designed to pump your company full of enough resources, networking, and advice to get a beta launch out the door. The small chunk of cash they offer in exchange for...
More Than Any Other Industry, FinTech Needs Accelerators

Sean Parker and Lars Ulrich talk Napster vs. Metallica, hug it out with Spotify

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One of today's many, many Spotify announcements was that legendary thrashers Metallica would be coming to the streaming service. As part of the announcement CEO Daniel Ek brought out the bands notoriously outspoken drummer Lars Ulrich and Spotify board member Sean Parker who, as you might remember, had a...
Sean Parker and Lars Ulrich talk Napster vs. Metallica, hug it out with Spotify

Apple's WWDC Is Coming: Here Are the 7 Things That Actually Matter

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Photo via t-gaap.com. Apple's big, annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) kicks off Monday in San Francisco. Expect a variety of announcements covering the Mac, iPhone and iPad. Here's what's actually worth paying attention to. 1. iOS 6 iOS is Apple's most important platform: The iPhone, iPad and iPod touch represent...
Apple's WWDC Is Coming: Here Are the 7 Things That Actually Matter

Who should I follow on Twitter? Microsoft edition

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2012 has been pretty busy for Microsoft. We've seen the new, very different, Windows 8, not to mention a new version of its mobile OS and no end of hardware permutations from PC and laptop makers. With that in mind, this time on WSIFOT, we've assembled a together who...
Who should I follow on Twitter? Microsoft edition
Twitter Redesigns #Music To Further Highlight Charts, Offering A Hint Of What's To Come Site-Wide

iPad grabs more than 70 percent of China's tablet users

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Apple's tablet captured a 72 percent chunk of China's tablet market in the second quarter, says a new market report. [Read more]...
iPad grabs more than 70 percent of China's tablet users

Sprint to MVNOs: if you get us customers, we'll do the rest

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Sprint has created a new service to entice mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) to base their operations on its network. With the new service, Single Source Enablement, Sprint manages every aspect of the business, from customer care to the distribution of devices. The only thing the MVNO has to worry...
Sprint to MVNOs: if you get us customers, we'll do the rest

Mobile app installs rise, but time in apps barely moves

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Over the past year as more U.S. consumers have adopted smartphones — more than half of the population now uses one — the number of installed applications is up for both Android and iOS devices. Yet the amount of time spent using those applications hasn’t changed much, says Nielsen. In...
Mobile app installs rise, but time in apps barely moves
(Real) Storm Crushes Amazon Cloud, Knocks out Netflix, Pinterest, Instagram

Ebates offers 13 percent cash back from over 100 stores

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Here's your chance to save an extra chunk of change on smartphone and tablet accessories, multimedia software, a Netflix subscription, and more. [Read more]...
Ebates offers 13 percent cash back from over 100 stores

Baidu has chosen Skyscanner as its international flight search partner

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When China’s number one search engine, Baidu, decides to partner with a company, it’s a really big deal. Today, Skyscanner, Europe’s biggest flight search engine, has announced a partnership which means that it will power Baidu’s international flight search. Baidu already owns a chunk of a travel search site Qunar,...
Baidu has chosen Skyscanner as its international flight search partner
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