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Finally, LinkedIn Gives Its Professional Crowd A Native Blackberry App

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As a professional social network, LinkedIn hasn’t ignored the mobile interests of its 60 million plus users. The company has consistently updated its sleek iPhone app, recently launching a new version. Last fall, LinkedIn announced that a powerful BlackBerry app would be on its way. And the app is an...
Finally, LinkedIn Gives Its Professional Crowd A Native Blackberry App

Could It Happen In Your Country?

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How hard is it to disconnect a country from the Internet, really? That's the number one question we've received about our analysis of the Egyptian and Syrian Internet blackouts, and it's a reasonable question. If the Internet is so famously resilient, designed to survive wars and calamities, how can...
Could It Happen In Your Country?

Broadcom intros quad-combo, fast single-card wireless chipsets that put NFC at center stage

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Broadcom wants NFC to flow like water, to the point where we can pair speakers and share content between phones like it's no big deal. Accordingly, it's launching two wireless chipsets that should sate both the mobile masses as well as performance lovers. The BCM43341 is reportedly the first...
Broadcom intros quad-combo, fast single-card wireless chipsets that put NFC at center stage
Larry Page & Google legal chief talk about the company's involvement in PRISM

Yet Another Musician Discovers That Free, Implemented Well, Can Increase Fans & Make You More Money

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I almost didn't post this story, because we've seen nearly the same thing so many times -- but seeing the surprise that some have expressed about musician Andy Othling's post about giving away his music for free for a day (with a pay what you want campaign via his Bandcamp...
Yet Another Musician Discovers That Free, Implemented Well, Can Increase Fans & Make You More Money
Daily Dating Site Coffee Meets Bagel Lands $600K From Lightbank, Match.com Co-Founder
Do We Really Need Amazon TV? No, But Amazon Does
GM leverages WiFi Direct to give pedestrians a better chance of jumping out of the way of cars
Windows 8.1 to include native Miracast wireless display support and internet sharing

Apple Sighs in Relief - Pirate App Store Shuts Down For Good

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Although there are plenty of sites specializing in similar things, the Hackulous community is particularly well known among users of jailbroken Apple devices. Aside from the community forums, Hackulous is known for its direct connections with Apptrakr, a huge web-based index of cracked apps and Installous, a clever piece of...
Apple Sighs in Relief - Pirate App Store Shuts Down For Good

Google Cloud Print: The Future of Printing?

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These days everything from your mobile phone to your desktop PC will most likely have an Internet connection. This means you you can send an email, collaborate on a document or share a photo between almost any device using the myriad of web services that are available today. But printers are still...
Google Cloud Print: The Future of Printing?

YC-Backed Fivetran Launches A Smart Online Spreadsheet For Data Analysis

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Fivetran, a new Y Combinator-backed startup that is launching today, wants to bring spreadsheets into the modern ago and make it easier for users to work with messy data and analyze large amounts of information. Most people, for better or worse, use their spreadsheets as databases and Fivetran acknowledges this...
YC-Backed Fivetran Launches A Smart Online Spreadsheet For Data Analysis
Because competing with Apple is way too easy, Samsung finds new rival in Facebook

CryptoSeal Offers VPN As A Service For All That Secure Data You Risk When Using The Coffee House Wi-Fi

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CryptoSeal, a Y Combinator company from the summer class of 2011, has launched its VPN as a service to help companies protect back-end administrative information from intrusions. Virtual private networks are inherently complex to set up, often requiring someone from IT operations to configure on a networking appliance. The cost...
CryptoSeal Offers VPN As A Service For All That Secure Data You Risk When Using The Coffee House Wi-Fi
Evernote Wants To Build Its Own Hardware, First With Partners And Then In-House

Opera partners with Neomobile to bring one-click mobile payments to its 200m+ Opera Mini users

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Opera has announced a partnership with mobile payments specialist Neomobile today, which will bring its one-click operator billing platform to the company’s Opera Payment Exchange (OPX) service. The deal has been struck through Opera Commerce, a fully-owned subsidiary of Opera Software, who launched the payments service on the Opera Mini...
Opera partners with Neomobile to bring one-click mobile payments to its 200m+ Opera Mini users

WarioWare D.I.Y.: making games an inch wide, a mile deep

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If you want to try your hand at designing a game, you live in a very good time. You can always download the Unreal Engine 3 to play with for free if you want to take a crack at PC gaming. but if your goals are slightly less ambitions, Nintendo...
WarioWare D.I.Y.: making games an inch wide, a mile deep

Facebook and others invest in 6,214-mile Asia-Pacific undersea internet cable, friend request lag to plummet

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It's almost become a truism that internet connections from the Asia-Pacific region to the rest of the world can be slow and lag-ridden, but that assumption is about to be knocked flat if Facebook and others in a Time Dotcom-led consortium have their way. The alliance is investing a...
Facebook and others invest in 6,214-mile Asia-Pacific undersea internet cable, friend request lag to plummet

QuikIO adds iPhone-to-iPhone file transfer feature to its media streaming service

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On the heels of adding Apple TV integration earlier this month, QuikIO has announced version 2 of its media streaming service and added a convenient iPhone-to-iPhone file sharing feature. QuikIO is hard at work developing a cross-device solution for painless media management. Its iPhone and iPad apps provide an easy...
QuikIO adds iPhone-to-iPhone file transfer feature to its media streaming service
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