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Startups Are Getting Sick Of NYC's Dirty, Overcrowded Coworking Spaces

Voxx combining broadcast TV with Roku in Q4 2013, working with RCA and Terk

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Roku may have lots of streaming content as is, but that doesn't always compare with what's on broadcast television. Voxx Accessories (formerly Audiovox) sees this problem too, but rather than just pointing it out idly (like us!), the accessory maker claims it has a fix. That solution includes an...
Voxx combining broadcast TV with Roku in Q4 2013, working with RCA and Terk
Best Buy ordered to pay out $27 million for stealing Buy Back concept

AT&T Puts Hefty $499 Price Tag on Samsung's Android-Based Galaxy Camera

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Those who want the benefit of pairing Android, a 4G connection and a true point-and-shoot camera will have to pay up for the privilege. AT&T said Monday that it will sell the Samsung Galaxy Camera for $499. Those who want to save a bit can buy the camera at the...
AT&T Puts Hefty $499 Price Tag on Samsung's Android-Based Galaxy Camera
Fast Company Is Hiring A Senior Video Producer

Enterprises Must Collaborate and Get Social Now (or Pay Later)

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Jacob Morgan, author of 'The Collaborative Organization,' speaks passionately about what collaboration can do both inside and outside the enterprise. CIO.com talked to Morgan about the emerging trend and why it's important to act now....
Enterprises Must Collaborate and Get Social Now (or Pay Later)

'Introverted' Evernote pairs with messaging app Kakao Talk (and its 90 million users)

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It's not all WhatsApp and LINE. If you're in Korea, then your messaging app of choice is most likely to be Kakao Talk, and Evernote hopes that allying with the app will expand its remit and boost its presence in Asia. The team-up looks set to bring Evernote's services...
'Introverted' Evernote pairs with messaging app Kakao Talk (and its 90 million users)

"In The Studio," OATV's Renee DiResta Reflects On Her Transition From Trading To Investing

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Editor’s Note: Semil Shah is a contributor to TechCrunch. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil. “In the Studio” opens up February by hosting a former Wall Street derivatives trader turned early-stage venture investor in San Francisco. Renee DiResta, an Associate with O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV), is relatively new...
"In The Studio," OATV's Renee DiResta Reflects On Her Transition From Trading To Investing

Acer unveils slightly upgraded C7 Chromebook with 4GB RAM and 6 hour battery

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If the Pixel sparked your interest in investing in a Chromebook, but its absurd price turned you off, then the Acer C7 Chromebook may be what you’re looking for. Announced via press release this afternoon, the new and improved Chromebook C7 from Acer boasts a number of useful performance boosts....
Acer unveils slightly upgraded C7 Chromebook with 4GB RAM and 6 hour battery

Erasing the Internet, One Site at a Time

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Site by site, you now have the power to erase the entire Internet. Now just figure out where you want to start. EraseyPage.com, a new Web-based project conceived by artist Jillian Mayer in collaboration with Eric Cade Schoenborn, ask Internet users to take back their lives by erasing the Net,...
Erasing the Internet, One Site at a Time
Vobi Raises $1.5 Million For Online Collaboration That's Kicked Off By Phone Calls

Balanced rolls out a new bank payment option for merchants to get paid

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Just days after announcing that Wells Fargo customers would receive same-day payments through its Payouts API, Balanced has launched “Balanced Bank Payments” service, a new payment option that functions as a white-label API for bank account payments. Basically, what it does is enable people to pay with their bank accounts...
Balanced rolls out a new bank payment option for merchants to get paid

Enterprise social software vendor Moxie goes freemium

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Moxie Software will now provide its full enterprise social networking (ESN) software for free because the company is convinced that standalone, general-purpose ESN capabilities are a commodity.The company will charge customers when and if they link its Collaboration Spaces product with other, third-party business applications and systems."This supports our...
Enterprise social software vendor Moxie goes freemium

Copyright Explained Musically

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For those of you who claim that copyright inspires no creativity whatsoever, perhaps you have not seen the following video, PandoHouse Rock: Copyright, explained, a collaboration between PandoDaily and Explainer Music's David Holmes: I usually find these sorts of things to be pretty bad. Copyright isn't something that you can...
Copyright Explained Musically
Turntable Rider adds a working DJ setup to your BMX

Black Marble: Google Maps Now Lets You Explore The Earth At Night

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Earlier this year, NASA updated its iconic “Blue Marble” image of the Earth, and last week, it released the first version of the “Black Marble,” its image of the planet at night. We’ll still have to wait and see if the “Black Marble” will be just as iconic as NASA’s...
Black Marble: Google Maps Now Lets You Explore The Earth At Night

"Physically Together": Here's the Internal Yahoo No-Work-From-Home Memo -- Which Extends Beyond Remote Workers

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Courtesy of a plethora of very irked Yahoo employees, here is the internal memo sent to the company about a new rule rolled out today by CEO Marissa Mayer, which requires that Yahoo employees who work remotely to relocate to company facilities. “Speed and quality are often sacrificed when...
"Physically Together": Here's the Internal Yahoo No-Work-From-Home Memo -- Which Extends Beyond Remote Workers

Marissa Mayer Says The Work From Home Ban Was 'Well-Received Inside The Company' (YHOO)

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Marissa Mayer says her decision to ban Yahoo employees from working from home took on a life of its own that she never intended. Speaking at Wired's Business Conference, Mayer said, "I didn't mean for it to become an industry narrative." People working remotely was "not right for us, right...
Marissa Mayer Says The Work From Home Ban Was 'Well-Received Inside The Company' (YHOO)

Another Enterprise Company Gets Social as Workshare Acquires IdeaPlane

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Cloud-based work collaboration company Workshare announced Wednesday that it had acquired IdeaPlane, an enterprise social networking company. The plan is to integrate IdeaPlane’s social products into the Workshare platform. It’s in line with a string of recent enterprise-level social acquisitions over the past year, including Salesforce’s purchase of Buddy Media...
Another Enterprise Company Gets Social as Workshare Acquires IdeaPlane
Former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor Dropped A Juicy Clue About His New Startup, Quip (FB)

Report: How Paid And Earned Facebook Programs Drive In-Store & Online Goals

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Today, with the collaboration of Facebook, comScore unleashed a research report that examined the affect paid and earned Facebook media had on both in-store and online sales.  The data uncovered conflicts wholeheartedly with the recent statements made  by GM, that Facebook Ads don’t work. For... Please visit Marketing Land for the...
Report: How Paid And Earned Facebook Programs Drive In-Store & Online Goals

Apple's Tim Cook drops hints about wearables, more collaboration

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Is Apple making a wristwatch? What new products are in the pipeline? Apple chief executive Tim Cook, in answering those and other questions, executed a characteristically careful dance. But he dropped small hints about what the company may have on tap for the future, while declining to confirm anything concrete....
Apple's Tim Cook drops hints about wearables, more collaboration

Microsoft Completes Its $1.2B Yammer Acquisition

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Microsoft just announced that it has now officially completed the acquisition of Yammer, the four-year-old social networking company for enterprises. All the closing conditions have now been met and the Yammer team will now officially join the Microsoft Office Division. After weeks of rumors, the $1.2 billion acquisition was first...
Microsoft Completes Its $1.2B Yammer Acquisition

SimCity Social finds a home on Facebook, destiny winks in approving fashion

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Given that "City" is in the name, SimCity has always felt like a title in need of a social platform. Fast forward a score or so since its inception, and fate seems to have finally played out. SimCity Social was just announced at E3 today, bringing the heralded city-building...
SimCity Social finds a home on Facebook, destiny winks in approving fashion
Making a real-life animated GIF of Radiohead artist Stanley Donwood's apocalyptic album art

Zoho cloud apps hit with service disruption

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Zoho Web-hosted collaboration, communication, business and office productivity applications suffered performance problems and service disruptions on Wednesday for about three hours....
Zoho cloud apps hit with service disruption

Sprint, Zoove offer 'StarStar Me' numbers to customers

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Sprint has started a service that allows its customers to have a second number using their name. A collaboration between the carrier and Zoove, the StarStar Me system can let people phoning from any major US carrier call customers subscribed to the Sprint service by dialing two stars followed by...
Sprint, Zoove offer 'StarStar Me' numbers to customers

Enabling the next generation of computer scientists with CS4HS

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For the past four years, Google has sponsored an initiative called Computer Science for High School (CS4HS). The mission of this aptly named collaboration is simple: to bring computer science professional development to educators through hands-on workshops. In collaboration with universities, colleges and technical schools, we have helped K-12 educators...
Enabling the next generation of computer scientists with CS4HS

SharePoint 2013 Challenges and Questions for CIOs

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SharePoint 2013 arrives with a new user interface and new collaboration, search, storage and task management features. But gaps remain in areas like social and mobile, and upgrading and governing SharePoint is still rife with challenges....
SharePoint 2013 Challenges and Questions for CIOs

Apple nixes French designer claim of collaboration on `revolutionary' project

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Noted French designer gets his 15 minutes of fame setting the blogosphere ablaze with a big tease that goes nowhere. [Read more]...
Apple nixes French designer claim of collaboration on `revolutionary' project
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