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Loosecubes Secures $7.8M From NEA, Accel To Become The Airbnb For Shared Office Space

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Loosecubes, the community marketplace for shared workspace, has today announced that it has secured $7.8 million in series A financing, bringing its total funding to $9 million. The round was led by New Enterprise Associates and Revolution Ventures, with participation from previous investors, Accel Partners and Battery Ventures. As a...
Loosecubes Secures $7.8M From NEA, Accel To Become The Airbnb For Shared Office Space

Placed Launches Placed Affiliate to Let Developers Monetize by Sharing App Location Data

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Seattle-based Placed is an analytics service that ties consumers’ smartphone behavior to brand insights, helping companies understand how their customers shop in retail locations, and showcasing to developers how users behave in their apps. Today the company is launching Placed Affiliate, a way for developers to make money by sharing information...
Placed Launches Placed Affiliate to Let Developers Monetize by Sharing App Location Data

Square, Starbucks partner on coffee shop card transactions

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Square has agreed a new partnership with Starbucks Coffee, reports say. Beginning this fall, Square will handle the processing of both credit and debit card transactions at all of Starbucks' 7,000 US locations. Starbucks is also planning to integrate Square Directory into its own apps and network, which could potentially...
Square, Starbucks partner on coffee shop card transactions

RT @joehewitt: Watching Yanks Sox at a coffee shop. Obnoxious? Who cares, I am in love with this thing. http://yfrog.com/1fo6tj

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RT @joehewitt: Watching Yanks Sox at a coffee shop. Obnoxious? Who cares, I am in love with this thing. http://yfrog.com/1fo6tj
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Connectify combines Wi-Fi, 4G into a superfast wireless pipe

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Connectify made a big splash in 2009 when it began offering software that would turn a Windows 7 PC into a Wi-Fi hotspot – long before such mobile hotspot features became common. Now the Philadelphia-based startup plans to pull the same trick in reverse. Instead of distributing a single broadband...
Connectify combines Wi-Fi, 4G into a superfast wireless pipe
Pioneer Square Tech Map: Where are tech companies hanging their shingles?

25 Amazing Bars And Restaurants Where Cool New York Tech People Schmooze

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This Feature Is Brought To You By Aloft Hotels New York City really isn't all that big. And when you break it down into the trendy tech areas, it becomes a very small world. At certain coffee and drink spots in Flat Iron, Union Square and SoHo, you're sure...
25 Amazing Bars And Restaurants Where Cool New York Tech People Schmooze

Security through obscurity: How to cover your tracks online

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Thinking about the bits of data you leave behind is a one-way ticket to paranoia. Your browser? Full of cookies. Your cellphone? A beacon broadcasting your location at every moment. Search engines track your every curiosity. Email services archive way too much. Those are just the obvious places we're...
Security through obscurity: How to cover your tracks online

Find your next pad with the Apartments.com Android app (Appolicious)

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Appolicious - One of my favorite benefits to having an Android phone is the ability to use apps that pull up suggestions based on your location. Real estate apps offer one of the best uses of this function. I am the type of person who likes to get a feel...
Find your next pad with the Apartments.com Android app (Appolicious)

Don’t Sell David! Why Yammer Is Different Than Skype or Instagram

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David Sacks is having a big birthday party this weekend. You might call it “redonkulous.” I know, because I’m going. And I have an 18th century costume on a hanger at home to prove it. Unfortunately, I’ve already agreed that everything I see or hear there is strictly off the...
Don’t Sell David! Why Yammer Is Different Than Skype or Instagram

I Spent A Week In Spain And Almost No One Was Using An iPhone (GOOG, AAPL)

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I just got back from a 10-day vacation in Spain. I got to visit Barcelona, Valencia, and Madrid. It was a lot of fun! But when I wasn't stuffing my face with paella and pork products, I took some time to check out what kind of gadgets people were using....
I Spent A Week In Spain And Almost No One Was Using An iPhone (GOOG, AAPL)

World's first cyborg says Apple, RIM will have their own Google Glass

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Steve Mann says he’s the world’s first cyborg — and that you’ll join him as one pretty soon. “It’s kind of obvious that everyone is moving along that trajectory,” Mann told The New York Times in an interview published on Tuesday. According to Mann, it won’t be long until...
World's first cyborg says Apple, RIM will have their own Google Glass

The Top Free Wifi Hot Spots In Manhattan By Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Outdoor Locale, and Noise Level [INFOGRAPHIC]

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(via NYC EDC Tumblr) Did you know that the New York Public Library's Science, Industry Business library in Murray Hill is the quietest spot for fast Wifi in New York City? Did you know that the NYPL even had a Science, Industry, and Business library? (Hence the quiet, we guess.)...
The Top Free Wifi Hot Spots In Manhattan By Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Outdoor Locale, and Noise Level [INFOGRAPHIC]
Dating Site HowAboutWe Has A Cool Brooklyn Office [PHOTOS]

The new worldwide startup

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I’ve been traveling around the world studying how startups get formed. Yesterday I visited Bootup Labs in Vancouver. Last week I was at Startup Riot in Atlanta and while at the Olympics I’ve been hanging out with Saeed Amidi. He was recently profiled in Business Week and is CEO of...
The new worldwide startup

Google Cloud Print: The Future of Printing?

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These days everything from your mobile phone to your desktop PC will most likely have an Internet connection. This means you you can send an email, collaborate on a document or share a photo between almost any device using the myriad of web services that are available today. But printers are still...
Google Cloud Print: The Future of Printing?

Now if you’ll excuse me, I’ve got Call of Duty 4 on pause

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Jack and Sarah in Tacoma, Washington both spotted this note taped to the window of a coffee shop outside the Fort Lewis military base. While I particularly enjoy the slow build up to the letter’s final crescendo, I’m not sure the manager of the H&R Block across the street would...
Now if you’ll excuse me, I’ve got Call of Duty 4 on pause

VIDEO: Coffee shop stirs etiquette debate

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A coffee shop in Norwich is refusing to serve any customer who places an order whilst talking on a mobile phone....
VIDEO: Coffee shop stirs etiquette debate

Amazon's 2012 bestseller list shows publishers and indie authors need each other

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Amazon released its list of the bestselling books of 2012 on Friday morning. The list is a great summary of one of the key themes in book publishing in 2012: Self-published authors and traditional publishers need each other. In October, Publishing Perspectives editor-in-chief Ed Nawotka wrote a story that’s stuck...
Amazon's 2012 bestseller list shows publishers and indie authors need each other

FCC proposal hopes to grow WiFi spectrum by 35 percent, reduce hotspot congestion

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Sick of overloaded public WiFi? So is the FCC. Back at CES FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said we were heading for a WiFi "traffic jam," and promised to work with Government agencies to score public networks a little extra spectrum. In an effort to make good on the pledge,...
FCC proposal hopes to grow WiFi spectrum by 35 percent, reduce hotspot congestion

How Totally Paranoid People Stay Safe Online

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It's more important than ever to make smart decisions about your privacy online. You don't have to get carried away with it, but you could probably stand to use some of the same tools that security-obsessed folks use every day. Here are some utilities to help keep your identity to...
How Totally Paranoid People Stay Safe Online

PayPal partners with Discover to outdo Square/Starbucks in mobile payments

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Who needs Starbucks? In an effort to ramp up its mobile payments offerings, PayPal announced today that it will team up with Discover to bring its technology to more than 7 million merchants next year. In terms of sheer numbers, the deal one-ups Square’s partnership with Starbucks to replace...
PayPal partners with Discover to outdo Square/Starbucks in mobile payments

Will Google's Cloud be a Cozy Nest for Aviary?

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Aviary, the online creative platform is a visionary tool. When it launched a few years back, the irony of a Flash based Photoshop competitor was, well, ironic. With the launch of Aviary in Google's App Marketplace, we can say that the company is close to making lightening strike twice, this...
Will Google's Cloud be a Cozy Nest for Aviary?

THE TRUTH ABOUT JAILBREAKING YOUR IPHONE: It's Completely Worth It (AAPL)

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I've been an iPhone user for roughly a year, and when the Absinthe jailbreak came out a few weeks ago, I grabbed it and jailbroke my phone. I've been using my phone outside of Apple's reach ever since, and I think I'll keep it that way. Click here to see...
THE TRUTH ABOUT JAILBREAKING YOUR IPHONE: It's Completely Worth It (AAPL)

How Australian survey company Floq is taking the tech temperature down under

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Floq, the survey software company based in Perth, Australia wants to take on existing questionnaire giants and it hopes to do so by offering more in the way of customisation and simplicity. Getting customer feedback in ways that don’t put people off with long forms or a garish presentation is...
How Australian survey company Floq is taking the tech temperature down under

Line 6 STAGESOURCE L3t Loudspeaker by RKS Design

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In collaboration with RKS Design, Line 6 has revealed StageSource L3t loudspeaker as one of their professional audio systems. This device is built on a powerful new technology platform to enable a single enclosure provides the ultimate performance in multiple live sound functions. If you are a musician, you’ll probably...
Line 6 STAGESOURCE L3t Loudspeaker by RKS Design

These Investors And Techies Took A Winter Trip To Alaska To Escape The Silicon Valley Bubble

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Sometimes the best way to think outside the bubble, is to escape it -- and go where Northern lights shine and where reindeer sausage is plentiful. Mbwana Alliy, who is Tanzanian by birth, loves Alaska. The independence and scrappiness of the people makes him feel at home.  He's moving back...
These Investors And Techies Took A Winter Trip To Alaska To Escape The Silicon Valley Bubble

DeHood: A Location-Based Social Network for Your Neighborhood

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The current crop of location-based social networks mostly focuses on getting users to "check in" and share tips about local venues like restaurants, stores and coffee shops. DeHood, which officially launched earlier today, wants to bring a bit more value to its users by going beyond check-ins. The new location-based...
DeHood: A Location-Based Social Network for Your Neighborhood

Russia Wants To Ban Children From Using WiFi

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Ah, Russia. Officials in the Federal Mass Media Inspection Service (?!?) are considering a plan to ban children from using WiFi -- and would enforce the ban by holding the hotspot owners liable if anyone under 18 got on their networks. Seriously. The Communications and Press Ministry has proposed banning...
Russia Wants To Ban Children From Using WiFi
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