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Check out this drinking game for Twitter, it’s called #DrinkUp

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While I believe that everyone should drink responsibly, sometimes you need to kick back and throw down a few beers after a long day. Some of us like to use Twitter while we’re having these drinks, which turn out to be either extremely hilarious, or embarrassing. Or both. One drunk...
Check out this drinking game for Twitter, it’s called #DrinkUp

TNWplus: The social side of The Next Web Conference 2012

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If you’re deciding whether or not to attend a conference, you might base your choice on content, speakers or the sheer size of an event. We won’t disagree that these are important criteria but we also believe that some of the best networking is often done whilst holding a beer,...
TNWplus: The social side of The Next Web Conference 2012

Video game-inspired restaurant lets you eat brains and drink vaccines

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Continuing the gamer geek theme from my post about the Nintendo belt buckle, it seems that Capcom has raised the bar. The Japanese video game company has launched the Capcom Bar in Tokyo, including gaming-inspired food and gaming kiosks…in case you have a few minutes to spare between courses. On...
Video game-inspired restaurant lets you eat brains and drink vaccines

Buffalo Wild Wings testing Apple's iPad for quicker customer ordering

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Restaurant chain Buffalo Wild Wings is expanding a pilot program in which customers place orders for food and drinks via Apple's iPad right from their table....
Buffalo Wild Wings testing Apple's iPad for quicker customer ordering

Mind-operated robot arm helps paralyzed woman have her cup o' joe (video)

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Researchers at the Braingate2 consortium have made a breakthrough that allows people with spinal cord or stroke injuries to control robotic limbs with their minds. The original project allowed subjects with motor cortex-implanted chips to move cursors on a screen with their minds, but they can now command DEKA...
Mind-operated robot arm helps paralyzed woman have her cup o' joe (video)
Starbucks launches mobile payments on Android in Canada and UK
Blinksteady: The Bike Light Apple Would Make If Apple Made Bike Lights

KegDroid dispenses beer with the help of a Xoom tablet and an Arduino board

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Here's an instance of NFC technology that's more exciting than yet another tap-to-pay scenario. Google employee Paul Carff combined a Motorola Xoom running ICS with an Arduino microcontroller to create KegDroid, a friendly green beer dispenser. The Xoom acts as a gatekeeper to that brewed goodness, only letting the...
KegDroid dispenses beer with the help of a Xoom tablet and an Arduino board

Party Rockin’ On Facebook: Disrupt Winner Shaker Hits North America With Club 53 Launch

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Sometimes you want to be out partying on a Friday night and simply can’t muster the energy. It happens. But last year at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco, a service launched that aimed to solve that problem, and the company ultimately won and took home the Disrupt Cup. That company is...
Party Rockin’ On Facebook: Disrupt Winner Shaker Hits North America With Club 53 Launch

Facebook’s Platform execs travel to Berlin to promote, mingle with startups

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This evening, as in right now, Facebook is throwing a little event called Apps & Drinks in hot European startup hub Berlin to schmooze with and promote local companies that have partnered with the social networking giant. I had a quick chat about what they’re going to be talking about...
Facebook’s Platform execs travel to Berlin to promote, mingle with startups

Facebook launches App Center on iOS, Android and the web, for socially driven app discovery

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We’ve known it was coming since early May, and Facebook has finally started rolling out its App Center to users. At an event in San Francisco which was advertised to us with the theme of “Apps and Drinks”, the company is discussing all of the potential for developers to get...
Facebook launches App Center on iOS, Android and the web, for socially driven app discovery

Samsung Galaxy S III wrap-up

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So, it's time to take down the decorations, remove that party hat and sweep up the confetti (you can clear the unfinished drinks in the morning). As Earl's Court in London echoes with the hollow sound of empty plastic champagne flutes and half-eaten canapes, the rest of the tech...
Samsung Galaxy S III wrap-up

Facebook shares the history of its “hackathon”

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If you’ve paid attention to Facebook’s culture at all, you know that one thing has stayed true since its launch. The company has a hacker mentality, and since 2007 has held many official “hackathons” which allow its entire company to collaborate on ideas that they don’t get to work on...
Facebook shares the history of its “hackathon”

Coca-Cola's A011 vending machine keeps drink cool without using (much) power

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So maybe that self-chilling soda didn't pan out, but Coca-Cola is working on another method for keeping its beverages cool without using power. In partnership with Fuji Electric Retail Systems, the company has developed the A011 vending machine, which is capable of keeping drinks frosty for up to 16...
Coca-Cola's A011 vending machine keeps drink cool without using (much) power

WWDC 2012 videos now available for free for OS X, iOS developers

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Didn't get your chance to attend WWDC 2012, either because of cost or because you were still dreaming of sugarplums when the 5,000 tickets sold out? If you're a registered developer, you can now rest easy. Apple has been quick on the draw in posting videos of its WWDC sessions,...
WWDC 2012 videos now available for free for OS X, iOS developers
Eventbrite Launches iPad Credit-Card Reader At The Door: A Lost Opportunity For Square?

Facebook's Answer To The App Store Is Days From Launching (FB)

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Facebook's App Center, an App Store equivalent for Facebook applications, is launching either today or tomorrow, according to a source briefed by Facebook on the service. The App Center gives developers a reason to stick around on Facebook because it helps users find their applications. It also incentivizes making good...
Facebook's Answer To The App Store Is Days From Launching (FB)
After Facebook's IPO flub, value of tech startups falls back to earth

happytables aims to end the horror of terrible restaurant websites

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If you’ve never yet felt frustrated by how bad a restaurant’s website sucks, chances are you’ve just not visited a restaurant website. Ridiculous, Flash-based designs, terrible navigation and non-embedded, PDF food menus are apparently de rigueur. But restaurant owners are a busy bunch, so who can blame them for having...
happytables aims to end the horror of terrible restaurant websites

Le Web London Goes Faster Than Realtime – Grab Your TC Discount Here

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‘Allo my Breeteesh chums! If you have not been to Le Web before, zen zis is pour vous! Le Web is possibly Europe’s oldest, and certainly its biggest tech startup conference, running for many years in December in Paris. Because of organiser Loic Le Meur’s connections in Silicon Valley it...
Le Web London Goes Faster Than Realtime – Grab Your TC Discount Here

LayerNation’s El Tirador Makes Classy Layered Drinks With Science

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Ask and ye shall receive: when I put a call out for cool hardware start-ups, little did I know that we’d be barraged by some amazing stuff. Case-in-point: the LayerNation El Tirador, a unique drinks maker that automatically creates layered drinks using different liqueurs. LayerNation is part of the Yes...
LayerNation’s El Tirador Makes Classy Layered Drinks With Science

Sonar launches new features towards building the perfect hyper-local network

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Sonar, today at TechCrunch Disrupt, announced that it is taking new steps step towards creating a “real-time, here now network.” The three key new features, which are now available in the latest update that’s live in the app store, are: Sonar Status, Sonar Presence and Sonar Messaging. Sonar Status: like a tweet, but...
Sonar launches new features towards building the perfect hyper-local network

The Hottest Thing You Can Do With Your iPad Today

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You would think after creating Beeri, the folks from RedPepper would have run out of new beverages to conquer with their iThings, but you would be wrong. Today they have come up with the latest in apps that connect your drinks with your electronics called Hot Pad. The idea is...
The Hottest Thing You Can Do With Your iPad Today

Smarsh Acquires Former TC50 Finalist Perpetually, Founder Thanks NY Tech Scene

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Disrupt alumni never cease to impress. TC50 finalist Perpetually and its web archiving technology have been acquired by Portland, Ore.- based Smarsh. Though the news hit the Web yesterday, we’re told the acquisition occurred earlier this year. Given Smarsh’s pedigree – which also specializes in archiving digital content, including IM conversations,...
Smarsh Acquires Former TC50 Finalist Perpetually, Founder Thanks NY Tech Scene

Google@SXSW: A taste of the Googleplex, in Austin

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Part of what makes Google such a fun place to work is that there’s always something going on: diverse talks, lunchtime concerts, impromptu game tournaments, you name it—all wrapped up with a collective passion for building a better web. So when we were thinking of what we should do for...
Google@SXSW: A taste of the Googleplex, in Austin

How OMGPOP Founder Charles Forman 'Grew Up' And Became A Multi-Millionaire

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On Saturday, Charles Forman turned 32. He celebrated the evening with close friends in New York City including Hunch co-founder Chris Dixon and OMGPOP CEO Dan Porter. Part of him thought that's why he had been called to New York for an emergency trip. His friends were luring him...
How OMGPOP Founder Charles Forman 'Grew Up' And Became A Multi-Millionaire

No more blind dates: Date.fm adds video chat to its mobile app

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Online dating is weird. You’re basically picking a person to date based on a bunch of photos and generally some self-aggrandizing description. Sometimes you exchange a few messages before the date, but the real getting to know each other actually happens on that first date, when you’re actually forced to...
No more blind dates: Date.fm adds video chat to its mobile app

True Story: What Happens When You Buy 70,000 Twitter Followers

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We've already reported that Twitter has a big problem with fake accounts--and that it's become big business to sell these fake accounts to people looking to boost their Twitter followers. So what happens if you violate Twitter's terms of service and buy followers? The answer: Not much, according to a guy...
True Story: What Happens When You Buy 70,000 Twitter Followers
New Food and Drink category goes live in the App Store
VentureBeat’s Mobile Summit kicks off in paradise
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