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Acer upgrades Aspire S7 with Haswell and bigger battery, introduces S3 performance model
Newvem nets $4M to scan Amazon’s cloud

Social Travel Service Gogobot Passes 1 Million Registered Users

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We’ve been covering Gogobot since it first launched in early 2010. It took the social travel discovery and advice site a little while to find its niche, but since about the middle of 2011, it’s been adding new members rapidly. Today, Gogobot is announcing that it has now surpassed the...
Social Travel Service Gogobot Passes 1 Million Registered Users

NY Disrupt Hackathon Hardware Find: Robots!

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The floor at Disrupt’s NY Hackathon is filled mostly with people working on software projects, but there were also some interesting hardware endeavors underway. One in particular caught my eye: a robot built from open-source components build to help anyone subject their app or device to strenuous, physical testing in...
NY Disrupt Hackathon Hardware Find: Robots!
Space-Age Risks and Profound Effects on Humanity: Why Elon Musk is Thinking Bigger than the Internet
Dear [Insert Business Name], What’s Your Promise?

Innovative Communicators: These companies are changing consumer outreach

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This post is brought to you by UPS. How do you speak to someone genuinely? In conversation, people value an honest, friendly and receptive person who listens just as much as he speaks . Anyone who has read a few lines of Emily Post knows how to behave well...
Innovative Communicators: These companies are changing consumer outreach

Samsung to tackle Android-powered cameras next?

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After emerging as one of the largest players in the Android smartphone space, the manufacturer is said to be evaluating new Android-based endeavors like a camera. [Read more]...
Samsung to tackle Android-powered cameras next?
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Social Media Marketing Overload? Some Tips for Startups

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It is widely accepted that social media has transformed the landscape of marketing radically, and no longer can businesses - no matter their size or stage of development - afford to avoid social media. While the importance of developing one's brand online remains paramount - most obviously through the registration...
Social Media Marketing Overload? Some Tips for Startups

The 404 1,291: Where we paddle out to North Brother island (podcast)

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A tiny abandoned island nestled in the middle of New York beckons us to explore its forgotten shores, an ArsTechnica writers endeavors to install every "free" program offered online, and a magic spray that repels water is now on the market. [Read more]...
The 404 1,291: Where we paddle out to North Brother island (podcast)
Not everyone believes the consumer web is over -- Meet Backspaces

9M Users Strong, MapMyFitness Brings Check-Ins, Advanced Google Maps Integration To Fitness Tracking

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MapMyFitness is a veteran of the online health and fitness space, with the first iteration of its website appearing back in the summer of 2005. Since then, the startup has developed a suite of fitness-oriented websites (like MapMyRUN.com, MapMyRIDE.com, MapMyWALK.com, et al) to let users track and store their running,...
9M Users Strong, MapMyFitness Brings Check-Ins, Advanced Google Maps Integration To Fitness Tracking

Crowdtilt focuses on non-profits with new fundraising support, tax-deductible receipts, and lower costs

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Online group-funding campaign platform, Crowdtilt, has an update to its service. It has become certified to legally secure fundraisers for any registered  501(c)(3) organizations. And on top of that, starting today, it can issue tax-deductible receipts for donations to them. Services like Rally, Crowdrise, Kickstarter and others all offer a...
Crowdtilt focuses on non-profits with new fundraising support, tax-deductible receipts, and lower costs
Inq's stunning Material app launches to take down Flipboard & Grokr

Microvision CEO pledges to ‘walk the talk’ in 2012 despite ‘pain’ over sinking stock price

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Alexander Tokman Microvision was one of the worst performing tech stocks in Washington state last year, losing more than 80 percent of its value as the maker of Pico projection systems, laser technologies and in-vehicle displays saw losses continue to mount. And while the stock surged last week, it is falling...
Microvision CEO pledges to ‘walk the talk’ in 2012 despite ‘pain’ over sinking stock price
450 million lines of code say large open source and small closed source software projects are worst quality

Get Ready For The TC Southeast Mini Meetup Tour: July 6 – July 12

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Hot on the heels of the TechCrunch Philadelphia Mini Meetup, I can’t help but look forward to what’s next: a full-scale tour of the Southeast. We’re hitting Savannah, Atlanta, Raleigh-Durham, Charlotte, and Greenville, in that order between July 6 and July 12. Yep, it’s going to be quite the road...
Get Ready For The TC Southeast Mini Meetup Tour: July 6 – July 12

Google same-day shipping service may be difficult for search giant to pull off

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When rumors of "Google Shopping Express," a same-day shipping service allegedly already being tested by Google employees, first hit the Web earlier Tuesday, most people missed the most glaring element of whole plan: Endeavors like this are insidiously difficult to pull off. Indeed, several companies--mostly online retailers--have dabbled in...
Google same-day shipping service may be difficult for search giant to pull off

Oakley preparing to compete with Google's Project Glass

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Oakley is reportedly developing technology that may rival Google's Project Glass endeavors. In an interview with Bloomberg, Oakley CEO Colin Baden said the company is currently testing an eyewear-based projection system that is capable of presenting information directly onto a lens.......
Oakley preparing to compete with Google's Project Glass

10 of the best apps for home and work from 2012

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If you’re thinking of moving house or changing jobs, 2012 saw a slew of handy apps that could help you in your endeavors. Indeed, The Next Web covered thousands of apps throughout 2012, from nifty new browser extensions, to the latest game-changing Android and iOS apps, but we sifted through...
10 of the best apps for home and work from 2012

Here's The Most Embarrassing Part About TED Silencing That Report On Inequality

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The TED Conference is an annual event held where leading thinkers like Bill Gates and Malcolm Gladwell present "Ideas Worth Spreading" to an elite, curated audience that pays $6,000 to attend. The knock on TED is that it egregiously pats the backs of the elites in attendance, as the sub-text...
Here's The Most Embarrassing Part About TED Silencing That Report On Inequality
Gracenote bringing personalized TV ads to your living room in 2013

15 of the best photo, video and camera apps of 2012

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If you have a penchant for snapping, shooting and sharing the world around you through your smartphone, 2012 saw a slew of handy apps to help you in your endeavors. Indeed, The Next Web covered thousands of apps throughout this year, from nifty new browser extensions, to the latest game-changing...
15 of the best photo, video and camera apps of 2012
Former 'Facebook phone' maker Inq pivots to apps with beautiful Flipboard killer Material
Honey Boo Boo Made The Best Facebook Ad Ever

Lenovo faces uphill battle in U.S. smartphone market

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A Lenovo phone currently on sale in Asia. ThinkPad loyalists may be in for a real treat soon: The current owner of the brand says it wants to bring Lenovo-brand smartphones to the U.S.within a year. It's not as wild an idea as it may seem to those who...
Lenovo faces uphill battle in U.S. smartphone market

TAG Heuer's Racer smartphone wants to be as ostentatious and flashy as your supercar (video)

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Previous endeavors in the stratospheric and ultra-high end phone market have resulted in fanciful hardware made out of exotic materials, often marred by perplexingly outdated innards. If you believe TAG Heuer's latest marketing hyperbole, that's set to change with its upcoming Racer smartphone. Just like its bespoke contemporaries, there's...
TAG Heuer's Racer smartphone wants to be as ostentatious and flashy as your supercar (video)

Talent Crowdsourcing Startup Talenthouse Raises $4.1 Million From Director Brett Ratner, Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors and Others

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Talenthouse, the talent crowdsourcing startup that aims to connect well-known artists with talented (but not so well known) collaborators, announced a new round of funding today. The company raised $4.2 million from a series of high-profile investors, including director and film producer Brett Ratner, Jean Piggozzi, Estée Lauder chairman William...
Talent Crowdsourcing Startup Talenthouse Raises $4.1 Million From Director Brett Ratner, Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors and Others
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