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Kippt Lets You Build An Automated Archive for Links You Like

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On Wednesday, the personal link library Kippt rolled out its own syncing services. You can now connect your accounts from Twitter, GitHub, Pocket, and Readability to automatically save the links you like to your Kippt lists with no extra work, and more services are on the way. This kind of...
Kippt Lets You Build An Automated Archive for Links You Like

Buy a CD from Amazon after 1998? Check Amazon Cloud Player for MP3 tracks

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If you've bought a popular music CD (you know, those plastic discs with music on them?) from Amazon over the last 15 years, you may now be able to download those MP3s for free via your Amazon Cloud Player. Amazon announced its new service called "AutoRip" on Thursday morning,...
Buy a CD from Amazon after 1998? Check Amazon Cloud Player for MP3 tracks

RT @gigaom: Mobile Broadband: You’re Gonna Pay for the Convenience http://dlvr.it/LPrV

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RT @gigaom: Mobile Broadband: You’re Gonna Pay for the Convenience http://dlvr.it/LPrV

How to defend against Google Drive with humor, diagrams

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Box CEO Aaron Levie just can’t stop cracking jokes about Google Drive, even as the new service’s existence threatens Levie’s fast-growing cloud storage business. At small dinner I attended last night with Levie, CloudOn CEO Milind Gadekar, ZenDesk CEO Mikkel Svane, and Enterproid CEO Andrew Toy, the talk was...
How to defend against Google Drive with humor, diagrams

Accordion Table Scoffs at Drawers [Design]

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I can't say it's any more practical than existing kitchen countertops, but the Accordion Table concept would certainly make an impressive centerpiece to your cooking space.Instead of being bolted to the floor, the Accordion Table is fit with wheels (or something that can scrape against your flooring), allowing you to...
Accordion Table Scoffs at Drawers [Design]

Encoding.com's Vid.ly Integrates With FreeWheel To Provide Monetization Of Universal, Cross-Platform Video URLs

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Cloud encoding vendor Encoding.com launched Vid.ly a couple of years ago to provide video creators with a way to publish a single universal video URL and then have that content accessible on any device. Now it’s providing a way to monetize those videos, thanks to an integration with ad delivery...
Encoding.com's Vid.ly Integrates With FreeWheel To Provide Monetization Of Universal, Cross-Platform Video URLs

Mozilla's Persona Login System Is Now In Beta, Takes On OpenID And OAuth

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Mozilla’s Persona, the organization’s experimental distributed login system that’s an alternative to OpenID and OAuth, is now officially in public beta. Mozilla bills Persona as a “login system that completely eliminates passwords on websites while being safe, secure, and easy to use.” Persona uses your email address to identify you...
Mozilla's Persona Login System Is Now In Beta, Takes On OpenID And OAuth

Google buys BufferBox for $17 million, may be invading Amazon's e-commerce territory

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It turns out that Google (GOOG) really did make a significant acquisition this week after all, if not one that’s related to becoming a wireless carrier. Per TechCrunch, the Mountain View-based company on Friday acquired e-commerce company BufferBox for $17 million, thus giving Google a potential presence in a market...
Google buys BufferBox for $17 million, may be invading Amazon's e-commerce territory

Clothes Horse is blazing the trail for the future of clothing that fits

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Online shopping is wildly convenient if you’re tight on time or live out in the boonies, miles from a mall. But often with convenience, comes compromise – on both quality and fit because it’s hard to tell from a picture, especially of a supermodel, what the clothes really look like...
Clothes Horse is blazing the trail for the future of clothing that fits

Present and share with SlideShark

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SlideShark is a new iOS-based productivity app from Brainshark. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store. SlideShark has a couple of functions that work independently of one another. First is the ability to store PowerPoint-format presentations in the user’s online account and then later retrieve them...
Present and share with SlideShark

Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime: Wii U GamePad won't feature multi-touch

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The Wii U's 6.2-inch killer feature might look a whole lot like a tablet, but prospective buyers shouldn't expect it to function like one at all. In a recent interview with Kotaku, NOA prexy Reggie Fils-Aime confirmed that multi-touch capabilities will indeed be purposefully absent from the upcoming GamePad....
Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime: Wii U GamePad won't feature multi-touch
Dollar Shave Club Goes Beyond Shaving (And Declares Goal To 'Own The Bathroom') With One Wipe Charlies

Gadgetwise Blog: Headphones With Convenience or Fidelity, Not Both

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The new Harmon Kardon BT headphones are convenient when wireless, but lack fidelity. You can wire them to improve sound, but there goes the convenience....
Gadgetwise Blog: Headphones With Convenience or Fidelity, Not Both

Facebook Gifts gets a scheduling feature to let users decide when to notify recipients

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Facebook has a new “schedule gift” feature for its Gifts product, which allows users to buy something for a friend, but notify them at a later date. Previously, recipients would receive a notification immediately after the gift was purchased. Now, when users get to the review page after selecting a gift...
Facebook Gifts gets a scheduling feature to let users decide when to notify recipients

Redbox Follows Netflix's Lead, Delays Fox and Universal DVD Releases by 28 Days

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A couple of weeks ago, Netflix announced that it had reached a "deal" with Fox and Universal movies studios, in which it agreed to delay the release of their DVDs to its subscribers by 28 days. Netflix did the deal in order to maintain its access to movies for its...
Redbox Follows Netflix's Lead, Delays Fox and Universal DVD Releases by 28 Days
Feed Wrangler: A Great iOS Reader Replacement for a Price

Facebook head of brand design calls out trends to watch in 2013

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Facebook Head of Brand Design Paul Adams says mobile, small networks and aggregation of data are the three trends to watch in 2013. Adams wrote about these trends on his blog, giving insight into what he’d like his team and other companies to think about when building on the Facebook...
Facebook head of brand design calls out trends to watch in 2013

Amazon's Latest Delivery Stop: the Corner Store

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Amazon has installed large metal lockers in grocery, convenience and drugstore outlets that can accept packages for customers for a later pickup....
Amazon's Latest Delivery Stop: the Corner Store

How Google products go from creepy to cool

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In the psychological evolution of Google products for people who rely on them every day, convenience regularly trumps privacy concerns. Are you cool with that? [Read more]...
How Google products go from creepy to cool

Microsoft Surface Pro review

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It's a compelling proposition: all the power and application compatibility of a laptop running a proper desktop operating system, all the portability and convenience of a tablet, all mixed together in one package. That's the core idea behind Microsoft's Surface tablets but, as we saw with the Surface for...
Microsoft Surface Pro review
Bank of America releases a mobile payment service to compete with Square

Windows Phone Marketplace hits 100,000 applications, 313 new apps added daily

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All About Windows Phone, a news and review site that is – you guessed it – all about Windows Phone claims the Marketplace has surpassed 100,000 applications for the platform, according to data from its own tracking system. Every Windows Phone app has a unique ‘App ID’ number, the...
Windows Phone Marketplace hits 100,000 applications, 313 new apps added daily

Groupon unveils Merchant Impact Report, a free service so merchants can justify their Deal performance

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Groupon has launched a new free tool for businesses called the Merchant Impact Report. Beginning today, those businesses that participate with the daily deals company can check to see how well their deal is performing, gain customer insights, and review a profit calculator. Groupon says that it’s letting local businesses...
Groupon unveils Merchant Impact Report, a free service so merchants can justify their Deal performance
LG announces Optimus UI for Ice Cream Sandwich devices
Internet 3: Rise of The Machines

Here's What's Missing From The iPhone 5 That Will Help Square Dominate Mobile Payments

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A lot of people are buzzing over Apple's decision to not install a Near-Field Communications (NFC) chip in the iPhone 5. NFC technology would have allowed the iPhone 5 to process mobile payments. Apple Senior VP Phil Schiller told AllthingsD that it's not clear that NFC is the solution to any current problem,...
Here's What's Missing From The iPhone 5 That Will Help Square Dominate Mobile Payments

The Copyright Lobotomy: How Intellectual Property Makes Us Pretend To Be Stupid

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Here are two words that have no business hanging out together: "used MP3s." If you know anything about how computers work, that concept is intellectually offensive. Same goes for "ebook lending", "digital rental" and a host of other terms that have emerged from the content industries' desperate scramble to...
The Copyright Lobotomy: How Intellectual Property Makes Us Pretend To Be Stupid
Amazon's Kindle for iOS gets line spacing options, multipage highlights, textbook note filters, and more

Video: Malcolm Gladwell dissing Steve Jobs

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“And of the great entrepreneurs of this era, people will have forgotten Steve Jobs” FORTUNE — Edited down to 2 minutes for your convenience, author Malcolm Gladwell’s provocative remarks about which entrepreneurs will be remembered 50 years from now and which forgotten: http://youtu.be/6FrnyIUVrHw In a nutshell, the bestselling author (Tipping Point, Blink,...
Video: Malcolm Gladwell dissing Steve Jobs

Mobile is magic for small business

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With the increasing convenience and availability of mobile technology, small businesses are finding it easier to compete. The Small Business Mobility Report by CDW found that nearly all respondents -- 94% -- agreed that their use of mobile devices for work tasks has made them more efficient. This efficiency boost...
Mobile is magic for small business
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