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Google brings scan and match to US music store, continues to best Apple and Amazon on pricing

iBookstore to expand to Brazil within 30 days, magazine says

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The iBookstore is set to expand to Brazil within 30 days, claims a local magazine, Veja. No other details of the arrangement have been revealed, but the publication is the same one that roughly predicted when Apple would bring the iTunes Music Store to Brazil, and correctly stated that the...
iBookstore to expand to Brazil within 30 days, magazine says

The Fancy, A Jack Dorsey-Backed Pinterest Competitor, Finds A Way To Make Money Sharing Photos

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Joe Einhorn has been an entrepreneur since age 16; he joined CapitalIQ as its first employee. Now he is working on his third startup, The Fancy. The Fancy launched last year with an $18 million investment from Ashton Kutcher, Andreessen Horowitz, Bob Pittman and others. It is a social...
The Fancy, A Jack Dorsey-Backed Pinterest Competitor, Finds A Way To Make Money Sharing Photos

Why You Can't Watch the Best Show on HBO on HBO Go

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“Hard Knocks” doesn’t have dwarves or dragons or naked (female) breasts. But it’s one of HBO’s best shows: If you love football, you know this already. If you don’t, you may be surprised to learn it’s a super-compelling, 5-episode reality show that is also about the Miami Dolphins’ training camp.*...
Why You Can't Watch the Best Show on HBO on HBO Go

NYT: Barnes & Noble may be moving away from Nook hardware

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Barnes & Noble's hardware division hasn't exactly been glowing recently, and if one New York Times source is to be believed, it'll take more than cute (and charitable) rhymes to keep investors happy. According to the NYT source, company executives want to shift from making Barnes & Noble branded...
NYT: Barnes & Noble may be moving away from Nook hardware

ComiXology Announces 65M Downloads, Inks Exclusive Multi-year Deal With Marvel To Distribute Digital Comics

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Comics on the iPad. A match made in nerd heaven, right? Well, today it gets even better with the announcement that ComiXology and Marvel Entertainment have entered into a multi-year deal that sees the former exclusively distributing the latter’s digital catalog of English language single issues. Though the deal was...
ComiXology Announces 65M Downloads, Inks Exclusive Multi-year Deal With Marvel To Distribute Digital Comics

No More Call Centers: Needle Grabs $10.5M To Turn Your Fans Into Customer Service Reps

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Thanks to increasingly powerful mobile and web technologies, people can work from practically anywhere. One eCommerce startup, the Utah-based Needle, sees a big opportunity for this mobile, remote, and telecommuting workforce to change the way businesses connect with their customers and influence the way consumers make purchasing decisions. Rather than...
No More Call Centers: Needle Grabs $10.5M To Turn Your Fans Into Customer Service Reps
Retail: With Amazon Surging in UK, Supermarket Chain Tesco Goes Shopping for eBooks

Is Browsing a Catalog More Fun on a Tablet?

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Unsolicited catalogs take up a frustratingly large amount of space in my snail mail, and I can’t remember the last time I ordered from one. Yet there’s something relaxing about sitting down and flipping through colorful, glossy pages to admire an ensemble from Anthropologie, read a recipe from Williams-Sonoma or...
Is Browsing a Catalog More Fun on a Tablet?

Redbox Instant streaming now available on LG Smart TVs

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While still in beta, Redbox Instant is slowly increasing the number of devices it supports and has now announced its launch on LG's Smart TV platform (TVs only, not Blu-ray players, for now.) The hybrid disc / video on-demand / subscription streaming movie service has continued to push updates...
Redbox Instant streaming now available on LG Smart TVs

Nook Tablets Are Basically Toast (BKS, AMZN, GOOG, AAPL)

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Barnes & Noble's Nook tablet may have run its course.  When Barnes & Noble reports its Q3 2013 earnings this Thursday, losses in its Nook Media division, which includes sales of its e-books and Nook devices, will be more than the year before, Leslie Kaufman of The New York Times...
Nook Tablets Are Basically Toast (BKS, AMZN, GOOG, AAPL)

Report: Barnes & Noble considers future of the Nook

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Nearly a year after Microsoft agreed to invest $300 million in Barnes & Noble’s Nook business unit, the bookseller is seriously considering what to do with the electronic book reader. A report out from The New York Times, citing a person familiar with Barnes & Noble’s strategy, indicates that the company...
Report: Barnes & Noble considers future of the Nook
An Amsterdam museum throws open its doors with a vast digital catalog

One Kings Lane Launches First Digital Catalog With Catalog Spree Partnership

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E-commerce startup One Kings Lane is one of the first flash sales sites to partner up with a digital catalog company – in its case, the startup is joining forces with Catalog Spree, which lets shoppers browse on both the iPad and web. This is also Catalog Spree’s first deal...
One Kings Lane Launches First Digital Catalog With Catalog Spree Partnership

With Fashion Startups, Success Is More Than Just a Popularity Contest

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Mr. Morton. Rebecca Seel is a guest blogger for Betabeat. For an industry based entirely on trends, fashion is having a social media moment. Designers and retailers have their own social media accounts, using Twitter, Facebook and other sites to hawk their goods to people who enjoy spending their time...
With Fashion Startups, Success Is More Than Just a Popularity Contest

eBay to Acquire WHI Solutions

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eBay Inc. has reached a definitive agreement to acquire WHI Solutions (WHI), a provider of software and digital catalog solutions for auto parts distributors and retailers. With the innovative team and technology of WHI, eBay gains expanded selection and access to enhanced structured data which we believe will enable...
eBay to Acquire WHI Solutions
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