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Runkeeper is Pebble smartwatch’s first app partner, with integration at launch

Android on track for 1B total activations later this year, Google chairman says

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As of today, there are now 1.5 million Android devices being activated every day, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said Tuesday. That’s led to more than 750 million Android phones currently in use. But he said the current rate of signups and phones being sold means Android devices in use “will cross...
Android on track for 1B total activations later this year, Google chairman says

Happy Fifth Birthday, Android! (GOOG)

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Android, the mobile operating system that powers hundreds of millions of devices, is five years old today. On November 5, 2007, Google took the wraps off Android at the Open Handset Alliance, a meeting of companies working to develop a set of open standards for cell phones. Less than a...
Happy Fifth Birthday, Android! (GOOG)
Svpply’s “We Want This!” Is A Tasteful Way Retailers Can Target Well-Dressed Shoppers

Big Data Search And Analytics Startup Elasticsearch Has Raises $10M From Benchmark

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Elasticsearch, a real-time big data search and analytics startup,has raised $10 million in Series A financing led by Benchmark Capital. The other investors in the round include Rod Johnson, the creator of Spring and co-founder of SpringSource, and Data Collective. Elasticsearch, which is based in Amsterdam, helps companies extract information...
Big Data Search And Analytics Startup Elasticsearch Has Raises $10M From Benchmark

‘A whole new level of environmental disaster’: BP’s containment dome unsuccessful, no ‘plan B’

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Concern grew Sunday that the US Gulf coast is facing a whole new level of environmental disaster after the best short-term fix for a massive oil spill ran into serious trouble.BP's giant containment box lay idle on the seabed as engineers furiously tried to figure out how to stop it...
‘A whole new level of environmental disaster’: BP’s containment dome unsuccessful, no ‘plan B’

Housing crisis: home economics | Editorial

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Politicians have to accept there is no quick fix to the problem - and getting it right will take an attitudinal shiftHousing is at the heart of the economic crisis, and getting housing right will be part of its answer. It is also one of the toughest of political quandaries,...
Housing crisis: home economics | Editorial
At our current rate of progress, IPv6 will be fully implemented on May 10, 2048
Appealing to vanity instead of needs

iPad could produce the quickest climb to the $1B mark

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Filed under: iPadYesterday, we reported on an incredible statistic: If iPad sales continue at the current rate through the end of June, Apple could realize US$1 billion in revenue. Today, Yankee Group's Carl Howe puts that number into perspective, noting that the iPad "...will likely take the crown for the...
iPad could produce the quickest climb to the $1B mark

Boundary hopes to show you the web and your app in real time

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Boundary, the real-time network monitoring service, has expanded its product portfolio to include alerts for clients when their online services behave abnormally. Boundary has already touted its ability to see cloud outages a few hours before they happen based on the network data it sees from customers hosted on Amazon’s or...
Boundary hopes to show you the web and your app in real time

AT&T And T-Mobile Combine Wireless Coverage In Sandy-Affected Areas

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AT&T and T-Mobile have signed an agreement that lets subscribers to either company roam on either network in devastated parts of the country where Hurricane Sandy has left users with poor cellular coverage. In the past 72 hours, our nation’s mobile carriers have been through quite a bit. Sandy left...
AT&T And T-Mobile Combine Wireless Coverage In Sandy-Affected Areas

Exclusive: Nest has raised another $80M, now shipping 40K+ thermostats a month

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Smart thermostat startup Nest has closed on a round of $80 million, we’ve learned, and the funding was done at a post money valuation of $800 million. Google Ventures led the round, and Venrock participated as a new investor, according to our sources. Nest is currently listed on Venrock’s site....
Exclusive: Nest has raised another $80M, now shipping 40K+ thermostats a month
NPD: iPad quickly eclipsing iPod as people's first Apple product

App shows what 10 years of drinking could do to your looks

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Drinking Mirror app lets you upload a pic and see what your face might look like after 10 years of drinking at your current rate. [Read more]...
App shows what 10 years of drinking could do to your looks
Instagram for Android hits a million downloads in 24 hours, getting 2,000 signups a minute

The incredible anti-aging startup! Started in 2008, Pinterest is now just six months old

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Benjamin Button via Pinterest (of course) One of the special powers that comes with being the hottest startup in the blogosphere is an anti-aging ability that makes your company younger each day. According to data from TechCrunch, Pinterest was founded in 2008. If you go by founder Ben Silberman’s Linkedin,...
The incredible anti-aging startup! Started in 2008, Pinterest is now just six months old

AT&T and T-Mobile Team Up for Free Roaming in Sandy-Affected Region

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Denied the right by federal regulators to merge last year in what would have been a $39 billion blockbuster of a combination, wireless service providers AT&T and T-Mobile at least get to pretend like they’re on the same team for a while, thanks to Hurricane Sandy. The two companies just...
AT&T and T-Mobile Team Up for Free Roaming in Sandy-Affected Region

iOS and Android device adoption rate said to be fastest in history

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According to analytics firm Flurry, the adoption rate of iOS and Android devices has now surpassed all other consumer technologies in history. Smartphones and tablets are being adopted at a rate 10 times faster than PCs from the 1980s, two times faster than the Internet in the 1990s, and...
iOS and Android device adoption rate said to be fastest in history
Ocean acidification on track to be among the worst of the last 300 million years

Apple's dividend and buyback: What the analysts are saying

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Apple (AAPL) gave Wall Street what it had been asking for, and a bit more Jefferies' Peter Misek:  Dividend and Buyback Bigger Than Expected. Apple announced a $10.60 annual dividend (1.8%) commencing in CQ3 and $10B buyback over three years (to offset dilution). We had expected a dividend announcement in H2...
Apple's dividend and buyback: What the analysts are saying

Pandora Says Rates Still Too Costly For UK Re-Entry

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Pandora (NYSE: P) quit the UK in 2008, citing excessive music streaming rates. A year later, PRS For Music, noting similar concern, slashed the rates. Now those rates are due for renewal in June 2012, Pandora founder Tim Westergren tells paidContent the economics of UK music streaming still prohibit...
Pandora Says Rates Still Too Costly For UK Re-Entry

Digital music sales for 2012 could be the highest yet

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Digital music sales are expected to reach record-breaking numbers in 2012, according to data from a Nielsen study published today. The previous year held some important milestones for the music business, with a record 1.3 billion digital songs sold and over 100 million digital albums. Nielsen’s study shows that...
Digital music sales for 2012 could be the highest yet

Enterprise And Open Source Data Search And Analytics Startup Elasticsearch Raises $24M From Index Ventures, Benchmark And SV Angel

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Elasticsearch, a real-time, enterpruse data search and analytics startup and open source project, has raised $24 million in Series B financing led by Mike Volpi from Index Ventures. The round includes contributions from existing investor Benchmark Capital and new investor SV Angel. This brings the company’s total funding to over...
Enterprise And Open Source Data Search And Analytics Startup Elasticsearch Raises $24M From Index Ventures, Benchmark And SV Angel

In The Shadow Of YouTube, Vuclip Grows Its Mobile Video Network To 80M Uniques, Fends Off Suitors And Eyes Up Acquisitions

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When it comes to online video networks, Google’s YouTube is the oversized and undisputed king of the hill with 1 billion monthly unique visitors. Yet that domination sometimes obscures some of the interesting developments that are afoot the smaller startups also working in the same space. Vuclip, the California-based mobile...
In The Shadow Of YouTube, Vuclip Grows Its Mobile Video Network To 80M Uniques, Fends Off Suitors And Eyes Up Acquisitions

T-Mobile planning to move entirely to Value Plans in 2013

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T-Mobile's not skimping on the big announcements in today's investor conference: it's now declared that it plans to move entirely to its Value Plans in 2013. The carrier's current rate offering nets you a lower monthly tariff in exchange for an omitted device subsidy -- in other words, bring...
T-Mobile planning to move entirely to Value Plans in 2013

Instagram Growth Far Outpaces Facebook or Twitter

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Instagram is exploding. Sure, the mobile photo-sharing service has been the object of buzz and adoration since day one, but few could have predicted a growth rate quite this phenomenal. The service boasts an amazing 80 million users, the company announced today. When Facebook announced its acquisition of Instagram in April,...
Instagram Growth Far Outpaces Facebook or Twitter

Projecting iOS devices sales through iTunes account growth

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During the iPhone 5 launch event, Apple announced 435 million iTunes accounts (with credit card numbers) with one click shopping. The account total is updated occasionally by Apple and the history of these updates is shown below: Measuring the growth in accounts shows steady acceleration. The current rate is approximately...
Projecting iOS devices sales through iTunes account growth

Square Debuts Monthly Pricing Option For Small Businesses With Zero Swiping Fees

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On the heels of announcing a mega-deal with Starbucks, mobile payments processing company Square is announcing another piece of key news—specialized, lower pricing per swipe for small businesses. Basically, Square is going to offer small businesses who make less than $250,000 per year the option of either paying the set...
Square Debuts Monthly Pricing Option For Small Businesses With Zero Swiping Fees

Spotify Is Now The Number Two Revenue Source For Labels – Source

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Spotify is now the number two revenue source for the major music labels, a source close to the company tells us. Spotify is an on-demand music service. There are free and subscription options. 23 million people used the service last month, according to App Data. The number one revenue source...
Spotify Is Now The Number Two Revenue Source For Labels – Source
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