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Roku unveils Roku 3 box with new UI and headphone-friendly remote

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Roku officially unveiled its third-generation streaming device Thursday night. The streaming box, simply dubbed Roku 3, comes with a new user interface as well as a remote control that features a headphone jack for private listening. It will go on sale immediately for $100 on Roku’s website and Amazon.com, and...
Roku unveils Roku 3 box with new UI and headphone-friendly remote
Facebook now lets you pay to promote content posted by friends

Apple comments on Gizmodo/Wired writer's account hacking, here's how it went down...

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Over the weekend, we reported on the hacking of the digital life of Wired’s Mat Honan. Mat Honan wrote up his whole story over at Wired.  The scariest part is that they were able to reproduce the hack using 2 pieces of publicly available information and a phone call. We...
Apple comments on Gizmodo/Wired writer's account hacking, here's how it went down...
Microsoft: We don't harvest Windows 8 SmartScreen user data

Klout releases iPhone app for the influence-obsessed

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Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kk/Klout to go Influence-tracking startup Klout is making its scores accessible to members on mobile for the first time with the release of an iPhone application. Klout for iPhone, released Wednesday, is an app for the influence tracking-obsessed minimalist who needs to know her score at all times. Klout...
Klout releases iPhone app for the influence-obsessed

For Some Reason, Square's Hiring Page Listed Chirply And SeatMe As 'Potential Acquisitions'

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So, this is weird. Earlier today, if you visited Square’s hiring page on Jobvite, there were two unusual job listings, one for “Chirply — Potential Acquisition” and another for “SeatMe — Potential Acquisition.” If those were accurate statements, well, that’s a pretty strange way to announce a pair of pending...
For Some Reason, Square's Hiring Page Listed Chirply And SeatMe As 'Potential Acquisitions'

Sharp will miss deadline for $60M Qualcomm investment, is getting an extension instead

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If you recall, Sharp hit the jackpot back in December, when Qualcomm promised to invest around $120 million in the troubled company in exchange for a five percent stake. Sharp already received the first half of that windfall at the tail end of 2012, whereas the remaining $60 million...
Sharp will miss deadline for $60M Qualcomm investment, is getting an extension instead

German TV maker Loewe denies Apple acquisition rumour, says report has “absolutely nothing to it”

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Following an AppleInsider report that hit last night stating that Apple was in talks to acquire the company, German TV maker Loewe has today officially denied rumours of a $113 million buyout, with a company spokesperson stating that the report has “absolutely nothing to it.” Loewe contacted German website Heise,...
German TV maker Loewe denies Apple acquisition rumour, says report has “absolutely nothing to it”

3 People Who Could Run StumbleUpon Tomorrow

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StumbleUpon, the fast-growing social-discovery service, has lost cofounder Garrett Camp as CEO. And it's just getting started finding his replacement, a company spokesperson told me. That doesn't mean it has to lose a step. There's no shortage of talent on the market in Silicon Valley. Here are three choices: Marissa...
3 People Who Could Run StumbleUpon Tomorrow
Spotify removes Facebook account signup requirement in Germany

PayPal accidentally sends emails telling users they've won €500, but they haven't

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Some PayPal users have received emails informing them that they have won €500 that just needs to be retrieved by logging into their account. However, there is no cash as the email was sent by mistake. While many people would assume the email is a phishing attempt designed to get...
PayPal accidentally sends emails telling users they've won €500, but they haven't
Facebook tests feature for sending photos as printed postcards

Facebook now supports cost-per-action pricing for ads through API

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Facebook is today launching cost-per-action ads for certain actions through the Ads API, a company spokesperson tells us. This pricing model lets advertisers define the action that is most important to them and set a maximum price they’re willing to spend for each action of that type. For example, instead...
Facebook now supports cost-per-action pricing for ads through API

Yahoo disables Axis Chrome extension after developer exposes security vulnerability

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Yahoo has confirmed that it has disabled the Google Chrome extension from its new Axis browser, after security concerns were raised by a developer who managed to forge the extension. A company spokesperson provided The Next Web with the following statement that confirms the temporary shutdown: Yahoo! takes online security...
Yahoo disables Axis Chrome extension after developer exposes security vulnerability

Duedil opens up private data from companies in 20 new countries through its API

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Private business information service Duedil (short for ‘due diligence’) today announced that it is making data on companies in 20 new countries available to businesses and developers through the Duedil API. In addition, the London, UK-based company is releasing a brand new developer portal to cater to third-party developers and...
Duedil opens up private data from companies in 20 new countries through its API

ASUS TAICHI shipments reportedly pushed to at least December

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'Tis the season for last-minute shipping updates, and not all of them justify some merrymaking. ASUS originally planned for its dual-screened TAICHI laptops to ship in November, but a company spokesperson tells PCWorld at the last minute that the Windows 8 showcase won't ship sooner than December, and could...
ASUS TAICHI shipments reportedly pushed to at least December
Apple device manufacturer Foxconn increases wages for workers

'Facebook for Every Phone' page hits 200M Likes, more than double No. 2 page on site

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“Facebook for Every Phone,” the official page for Facebook’s feature phone application has become the first page on the social network to surpass 200 million Likes, according to our PageData tracking service. The page was created in August 2011, and back in June 2012 it was the first page to surpass the...
'Facebook for Every Phone' page hits 200M Likes, more than double No. 2 page on site
How To Get Windows on the iPad (With Microsoft’s Blessing)

Facebook expands capabilities for feature phones, adds support for pages and places

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Facebook recently updated its feature phones mobile app to allow users to interact with pages and check into locations, according to posts on the company’s Facebook for Every Phone page. “Facebook for Every Phone” is a native mobile app compatible with more than 2,500 different Java-enabled feature phones. Previously,...
Facebook expands capabilities for feature phones, adds support for pages and places

Since Last Friday, 6 People Have Resigned From Wine Sale Startup, Lot18

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Last Friday, Lot18 made a company-wide announcement. If employees weren't happy at the young flash-sale wine site, they could resign by May 18 and receive one month's pay. "If you're really not happy, we want to help you find something else to do," says a company spokesperson, who says the...
Since Last Friday, 6 People Have Resigned From Wine Sale Startup, Lot18

Clearing Up The Confusion: It's "The New Windows 8 UI" - Not "Metro UI"

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Ever since we heard the first rumors about Microsoft dropping the “Metro” moniker for its new touch interface and its app, there has been a lot of confusion about what the new interface should be called. Is it the new Windows UI? Windows 8-style UI? The modern UI? Are these...
Clearing Up The Confusion: It's "The New Windows 8 UI" - Not "Metro UI"

What the heck is an interest graph? Pearltrees raises $6.6M to show us

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Social curation startup Pearltrees has just sealed a deal for €5 million (around $6.6 million), all in the name of creating a better interest graph. Much is being made in current social media circles of the “interest graph” concept, which is more about what you know than who you know,...
What the heck is an interest graph? Pearltrees raises $6.6M to show us

Samsung confirms next Galaxy Note will be unveiled August 29 in Germany

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Thursday saw plenty of speculation about exactly what Samsung is launching at the media event it has arranged for German consumer electronics show IFA, and now the company has come clean and confirmed it will unveil the next version of the Galaxy Note ‘phablet’ on August 29 at the event....
Samsung confirms next Galaxy Note will be unveiled August 29 in Germany

Facebook's Website Was Down For More Than Two Hours Yesterday For Some Users

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Facebook's website suffered a rare outage Thursday. TechCrunch reports that users around the world started complaining on Twitter that Facebook wouldn't load, starting around 7:26 EST. Some users in the U.S. apparently couldn't access the website for more than two hours. Facebook acknowledged the outage later that night. "Earlier today,...
Facebook's Website Was Down For More Than Two Hours Yesterday For Some Users

SVP Bob Mansfield Says Apple Products Back On EPEAT Certification: 'This Was A Mistake'

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Apple’s Senior Vice President of Hardware Engineering Bob Mansfield just published a letter on the company’s website announcing that Apple has reversed its decision to remove EPEAT environmental certification from its products. “We’ve recently heard from many loyal Apple customers who were disappointed to learn that we had removed our products...
SVP Bob Mansfield Says Apple Products Back On EPEAT Certification: 'This Was A Mistake'

Google Is Missing an Android Opportunity on Non-smartphones

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Android is growing like crazy on smartphones — and stagnating everywhere else. That’s because Google is keeping its app store off all Android devices that aren’t smartphones. Such an approach is understandable only in the sense that it gives the company more control over the Android experience, but it...
Google Is Missing an Android Opportunity on Non-smartphones

Samsung on Its iPhone-Envy Memo: Nothing to See Here, Move Along

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Samsung says a seemingly inflammatory document entered into evidence Tuesday in its patent trial with Apple isn’t a gun at all, let alone a smoking one. In a statement given to AllThingsD this morning, a company spokesperson said the document is a “typical competitive analysis,” something “routinely” performed by companies...
Samsung on Its iPhone-Envy Memo: Nothing to See Here, Move Along

Kickstarter sends some love to Europe, will support UK projects beginning this fall

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Kickstarter's US-based micro funding site has seen measurable success on this side of the Atlantic, and it looks like the company is planning to capitalize on that momentum, bringing its service to the United Kingdom later this year. A company spokesperson was unable to comment on the move beyond...
Kickstarter sends some love to Europe, will support UK projects beginning this fall

Facebook ends Reach Generator program in favor of Promoted Posts product

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Facebook has ended the Reach Generator program for premium advertisers less than seven months since it was announced at fMC, a company spokesperson confirms. Reach Generator allowed advertisers to pay Facebook on an ongoing basis, as opposed to a CPC or CPM basis, to sponsor their page posts and guarantee...
Facebook ends Reach Generator program in favor of Promoted Posts product
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