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MOBILE INSIGHTS: Android Is Beating iOS In U.S. Smartphone Sales

A startup’s plan to turn Evernote & Facebook into digital cookbooks

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The denizens of the Web are increasingly using services like Evernote, Facebook and Pinterest to store their cooking ideas, marking recipes as notes, likes and pins for later viewing. The problem is none of the three services is designed to be a culinary tool, making managing and cooking from the...
A startup’s plan to turn Evernote & Facebook into digital cookbooks

Nikola Tesla museum campaign smashes fundraising target

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In less than a week, donors pledged more than $900,000 to The Oatmeal website's campaign to buy the Tesla laboratory siteGeek mythology and Nikola TeslaA campaign to build a museum to the scientist, inventor and early pioneer of electricity Nikola Tesla has reached its fundraising target of $850,000 in just...
Nikola Tesla museum campaign smashes fundraising target

The Man Behind A Website That Let You Post Nude Pics Of Your Ex Is Back With A Brand-New Venture

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Be careful where you send those naked pictures. A site that solicited naked pictures of your ex, or basically anyone you dislike, might be back after facing intense legal pressure from Internet heavyweights like Facebook. IsAnyoneUp.com was created by Hunter Moore as a dumping ground for anyone to submit naked...
The Man Behind A Website That Let You Post Nude Pics Of Your Ex Is Back With A Brand-New Venture

Africa's apps: software serving society

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Digital enterprise on the continent has sparked a range of user-friendly programmes, from chat forums and photo-sharing sites, to the first mobile 'cow calendar'PesaPal Pesapal.comWhile M-Pesa is the dominant form of mobile money in east Africa, accounting for 80% of global mobile transactions, the new PesaPal offers more features and...
Africa's apps: software serving society

All Your Domains Belong to This Chinese Man

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From China, with love. (Photo: flickr.com/shawxx) Don’t be alarmed, but at this very moment, a Chinese man might be registering the Italian domain for your ultra-hot startup. GigaOm reports that one dude is buying up “dozens” of URLs suspiciously like those of up-and-coming U.S. startups. Nor is Nanjing resident Qian Jin...
All Your Domains Belong to This Chinese Man

Chinese outfit files for Pinterest, Quora trademarks

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A Chinese man has been snapping up dozens of domain names related to popular American start-ups and is seeking to trademark some of the names in the US and China. Qian Jin of Nanjing, China, has applied to register marks like Foursquare, Twitter, Quora and Instagram and has also bought...
Chinese outfit files for Pinterest, Quora trademarks

YouTube takes on TV with launch of 60 new channels

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Rollout of Original Channels in Europe includes Jamie Oliver Food Channel, BBC Worldwide's On Earth and Mixmag TVYouTube has launched a fresh incursion into traditional TV territory by launching 60 new channels, some featuring content made by top UK producers.The Google-owned video website has linked up with media companies including...
YouTube takes on TV with launch of 60 new channels

Google dumps data silos, announces a unified storage pool for Gmail and Drive

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Traditionally, Google's cornucopia of services were all solitary islands in Sergey Brin's vast online sea--completely solitary, and completely cut off from one another. All that changed when the company instituted its new (and controversial) privacy policy, turning those islands of info into an interconnected web of sharing virtually overnight....
Google dumps data silos, announces a unified storage pool for Gmail and Drive
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