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Rdio grows its European presence, hits France and the UK starting at £4.99 per month

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The hottest tech news of the day in Europe will undoubtedly be the next Galaxy phone, launching tonight in London. Music fans on that side of the pond woke up to another surprise, however, with the launch of Rdio's online streaming service in France and the UK. Pricing starts...
Rdio grows its European presence, hits France and the UK starting at £4.99 per month
Replica Portal Gun goes up for pre-order in Japan

Microsoft, 24/7 Want To Better Serve Your Customers

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In a world envisioned by a partnership between Microsoft and 24/7 Inc. announced on Tuesday, you'll someday receive a text message that your flight has been canceled, call a customer service number and be able to view flight options on your tablet as you discuss rebooking your travel with the...
Microsoft, 24/7 Want To Better Serve Your Customers

Barclays releases PayTag: the NFC card you glue to your phone (video)

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If you don't have a fancy NFC-enabled phone then it's hard to join the mobile wallet club. Fortunately, Barclays has introduced the PayTag that turns any phone into a contactless card. It's a square of plastic a quarter the size of a credit card that's sticky on one side...
Barclays releases PayTag: the NFC card you glue to your phone (video)
In Japan, you'll soon be able to access ATMs with just your palm and a PIN

Credit card has built-in keyboard

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A credit card with a built-in LCD screen and keyboard is announced by Mastercard in an effort to simplify secure online banking....
Credit card has built-in keyboard
Best Buy knocks $20 off a $100 iTunes gift card, today only

VIDEO: Raspberry Pi computer in action

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The Raspberry Pi computer is just a small green circuit board about the size of a credit card - but it is hoped that it will get thousands of school children interested in programming....
VIDEO: Raspberry Pi computer in action
Doxo Now Lets You Receive & Pay Bills From Your Mobile Device

Pay To “Highlight” Your Facebook Status Updates To More Friends – A Reckless New Ads Test

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Only 12% of your friends see your average status update, but Facebook is testing an option called “Highlight” that lets you pay a few dollars to have one of your posts appears to more friends. Highlight lets users, not Pages or businesses, select an “important post” and “make sure friends...
Pay To “Highlight” Your Facebook Status Updates To More Friends – A Reckless New Ads Test

Vonage’s iOS and Android apps undercut Skype’s international rates by 30%

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VoIP startup Vonage has launched new applications for iOS and Android phones that feature free app-to-app calling and international calling rates that run 30 percent less than rival Skype, the company announced today. Vonage has made itself known as the company you subscribe to for cheap unlimited calling for...
Vonage’s iOS and Android apps undercut Skype’s international rates by 30%

Google launches books and movies on Google Play in Russia, a week after Apple's iTunes Store opens

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Just a week after Apple launched its iTunes Store in Russia, Google has closely followed its rival by allowing users in the country to finally purchase books and buy or rent movies, but not music, from its Google Play store. Google switched its Play Store live shortly after midnight today,...
Google launches books and movies on Google Play in Russia, a week after Apple's iTunes Store opens

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, NOK, YHOO, FB)

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Good morning! It's iPad Mini day.  We'll have wall-to-wall coverage, so come back to SAI for that. In the meantime, here's news:  Google is close to releasing a new version of Google Wallet, its credit-card replacement software for smartphones. Yahoo reported earnings yesterday and Marissa Mayer used the opportunity to...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, NOK, YHOO, FB)

The Highly-Anticipated $25 Computer Is Officially For Sale

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The Linux-powered Raspberry Pi computer is officially available for purchase, just barely making its February launch window. The device is pictured right and is approximately the same size as a credit card. Demand is proving to be huge and one of the distributors, Farnell, has already sold out. Manufacturers...
The Highly-Anticipated $25 Computer Is Officially For Sale

Exclusive hands-on with the LUMOback smart posture sensor (video)

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We first met Andrew Chang -- one of the co-founders behind LUMOback -- when he approached us at the end of our panel at SXSW and offered to show us his smart posture sensor. He was wearing it right then and demoed it for us on the spot. We...
Exclusive hands-on with the LUMOback smart posture sensor (video)

iPhone cover acts as digital wallet, packs a programmable credit card

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Startup iCache's answer to mobile payments is an iPhone cover has a fingerprint scanner, e-ink display, and smart card able to turn into your credit or debit card. [Read more]...
iPhone cover acts as digital wallet, packs a programmable credit card
Android 4.0 ported to Raspberry Pi, supports HD video but not audio

Amazon Simple Workflow - Cloud-Based Workflow Management

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Simple WorkflowToday we are introducing the Amazon Simple Workflow service, SWF for short. This new service gives you the ability to build and run distributed, fault-tolerant applications that span multiple systems (cloud-based, on-premise, or both). Amazon Simple Workflow coordinates the flow of synchronous or asynchronous tasks (logical application steps) so...
Amazon Simple Workflow - Cloud-Based Workflow Management

What the mobile payment craze is really about: Coupons!

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Everyone's talking about paying for stuff via smartphone. But you already have a credit card -- so here's how your phone will really pitch in. [Read more]...
What the mobile payment craze is really about: Coupons!

$35 Raspberry Pi computer to launch later this month

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The low-cost Raspberry Pi Linux computer is set to become available for purchase later this month for $35. The firm behind the budget computer announced on Monday that the first batch of boards will enter manufacturing on February 20th and will be available at the end of the month....
$35 Raspberry Pi computer to launch later this month

Steam remote downloads exit beta, make impatience an option for everyone

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That was quick. Just two weeks after Valve posted a new Steam beta that allows remote game downloads, it now has a truly polished release for everyone. Both Mac and Windows gamers can now queue up demos and full games, whether it's from a browser at work or from...
Steam remote downloads exit beta, make impatience an option for everyone

Raspberry Pi $35 mini system starts shipping

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The credit card-sized Linux system is being delivered to first 10,000 customers worldwide this week. [Read more]...
Raspberry Pi $35 mini system starts shipping

Hands-on with Microsoft Surface for Windows RT

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We're here live at Microsoft's press event in Los Angeles, where it just unveiled not just the rumored tablet you were hoping for, but two tablets: Surface for Windows RT, which has an NVIDIA chip inside, and Surface for Windows 8 Pro, which runs off Ultrabook-grade Ivy Bridge processors....
Hands-on with Microsoft Surface for Windows RT

Bitcoin-based credit card reportedly due in two months

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BitInstant is close to introducing an international credit/debit card based on the peer-to-peer currency, according to an alleged interview with the exchange service's co-founder. [Read more]...
Bitcoin-based credit card reportedly due in two months

Mini sticky credit card unveiled

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The latest salvo in the battle to launch a digital wallet is unveiled - with a mini, stick-on credit card....
Mini sticky credit card unveiled
Best Buy takes 20% off of iTunes credit – from $15 to $100 now $12 to $80

Hackers steal customer data from Barnes & Noble keypads

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Point-of-sale terminals at 63 bookstores are found to have been modified to hijack customers' credit card and PIN information. [Read more]...
Hackers steal customer data from Barnes & Noble keypads

How to buy the best laptop in the age of Windows 8

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Laptops used to be simple. Almost all of them had a clamshell design, with a display that folded onto the keyboard. You picked the laptop you needed based on factors like price, weight, and performance. But it's different today: New form factors, different operating systems, and disparate user needs...
How to buy the best laptop in the age of Windows 8

Skype launches prepaid cards in UK: Available in over 1,400 stores, credit starts from £10

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Skype has unveiled a series of prepaid cards for the UK, offering users without a credit card the ability to top-up their accounts starting from from £10. A second £20 card will also be available in UK retailers including Asda, Currys, PC World, Sainsburys and bookseller WHSmith, with both...
Skype launches prepaid cards in UK: Available in over 1,400 stores, credit starts from £10

Digital Storm launches Aventum range with Cryo-TEC cooling system

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The last thing you want when things are getting hot in the battlefield, is for things to start heating-up under your desk too. Digital Storm's been back in the lab, looking for ways to prevent just that, and thinks it's cracked it with the new Aventum system. It's the...
Digital Storm launches Aventum range with Cryo-TEC cooling system
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