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Groupon's Breadcrumb iPad app gets simple sign-in, faster credit payments, and check splitting features

Las Vegas To Google Glass Wearers: You're Not Welcome

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What happens in Vegas stays Google Glass-free. One place you probably won't see much of Google Glass is Las Vegas. According to the New York Times, the newly-minted headsets that have spawned a tragicomic Tumblr are going to be verboten in most of the city's gambling establishments. After all,...
Las Vegas To Google Glass Wearers: You're Not Welcome
Eyewear makers remember: Wearable technology is not new

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey to receive the Dolby Atmos treatment

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The CinemaCon crowd may not have been keen on 48fps footage of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, but we defy anyone to say they don't want the best sound possible. A select few will get just that, as Dolby and Peter Jackson's own Park Road Post Production have announced...
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey to receive the Dolby Atmos treatment

Illinois And Wisconsin Do Not Mess Around When It Comes To Drinkin'

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Say what you will about the heart of the Midwest, it's certainly not hard to find a bar. Geography blog FloatingSheep took a look a the bar-to-grocery store ratio in different parts of the country and it became immediately apparent that Illinois and Wisconsin (and part of Iowa) team...
Illinois And Wisconsin Do Not Mess Around When It Comes To Drinkin'

Google Places for iOS becomes Google+ Local, adds voice search in the process

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It was only a matter of time before Google+ Local started spreading to the mobile space, and iOS looks to be its first landing spot through a rebadge of the Google Places app. Apart from achieving harmony with Google's rapidly swelling social universe and letting us check Zagat ratings...
Google Places for iOS becomes Google+ Local, adds voice search in the process

Facebook Home: The Winners And Losers

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If Facebook Home flies — and that’s a pretty big if — Zuckerberg’s freshly announced landgrab for Android owners’ eyeballs, is going to create a lot of losers. The big winner of course will be Facebook itself, as users who chose to install this alternative Facebook reality on their phone...
Facebook Home: The Winners And Losers
Stray Boots Launches On Android With Plans To Phase Out Its SMS Origins Entirely
With Square Stand, Jack Dorsey & Co. reimagine the cash register

E La Carte Hires Former OpenTable Director of Sales

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Anyone that’s booked a reservation from a phone or a computer is probably using OpenTable without even realizing it. Near-ubiquitous despite its obscurity, OpenTable has reached the point in its business where early employees start to leave and shake things up at another company. That’s what John Martin, former...
E La Carte Hires Former OpenTable Director of Sales
Classic gaming resuscitates the American arcade

Daily Report: Hostels for the Hopeful Young in Silicon Valley

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In The New York Times on Friday, Brian X. Chen reports on "hacker hostels," apartments in the San Francisco Bay Area that offer short- or long-term stays for aspiring tech entrepreneurs on the bottom rung of the Silicon Valley ladder, those who haven't yet achieved Facebook-level riches. These establishments put...
Daily Report: Hostels for the Hopeful Young in Silicon Valley

GrubHub Debuts OrderHub; A Food Delivery And Order Management Android Tablet App For Restaurants

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Chicago-based startup GrubHub, a service that lets you order food for delivery or take out from local restaurants online or by mobile phone, is debuting a new tablet technology for restaurants called OrderHub. As you may know, GrubHub gives its users access to food delivery service from more than 13,000...
GrubHub Debuts OrderHub; A Food Delivery And Order Management Android Tablet App For Restaurants
Namco developing potential chain of entertainment restaurants

India-based restaurant guide Zomato plates up in London, its first location in Europe

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Zomato, the India-based restaurant and nightlife guide, has launched in London, it’s first location in Europe, as it continues the ambitious international expansion that it kicked off in 2012. Initially invite-only, the site will open its doors to all in the UK’s capital on January 26 with details of more...
India-based restaurant guide Zomato plates up in London, its first location in Europe

The Future of Advertising (Will Be Squirted Into Your Nostrils as You Sit on a Bus)

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Dunkin' Donuts' scentastic "Flavor Radio" brings ad targeting to the human senses. The future of advertising stinks. Or, depending on your perspective, the future of advertising smells like delicious, delicious coffee. Earlier this year, in Seoul, Korea, Dunkin' Donuts experimented with a fragrant ad campaign. Engineers employed by the shop's marketing agency,...
The Future of Advertising (Will Be Squirted Into Your Nostrils as You Sit on a Bus)

This Former Netscape Engineer Owns The Coolest Bar In San Francisco

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Doug Dalton hacked into servers while he was a sixth grader. Later he worked as a Netscape engineer and at four other startups. But at the age of 40, he's anything but a typical nerdy programmer. He owns and operates five bars in San Francisco. He parties with rock star...
This Former Netscape Engineer Owns The Coolest Bar In San Francisco

The Pakistan Cyber Army May Be Coming For Your Small Business Website

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Protests against the anti-Muslim “film” Innocence of Muslims have yet to metastasize into a something larger and scarier but religiously motivated hackers are waging a sustained war online. Muslims citing the offensive videos have been hacking, DDoSing and defacing hundreds of websites big and small. While DDoS (Directed Denial of...
The Pakistan Cyber Army May Be Coming For Your Small Business Website
How Jobs In The Media Industry Got Demolished In The Last 10 Years [Charts]
Seattle bar that banned Google Glasses has its own surveillance cams

Where on Earth will you use Google Glass?

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Like many people, I was intrigued by the recent edict from a Seattle bar banning the not-yet-for-sale, action-cam-equipped Google Glass wearable computer, citing privacy concerns. However, while this article originally intended to highlight other potential locations and situations where Glass will be frowned upon, after speaking with a few...
Where on Earth will you use Google Glass?

Foursquare updates its app for Windows Phone 8 with lock screen notifications, NFC check-ins and more

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Foursquare is rolling out an updated version of its location-based recommendation app for Windows Phone 8, which it says has also been optimized specifically for Nokia’s latest Lumia smartphones. Version 3.0 brings a number of new features to the table, including the ability to pin people and venues to the...
Foursquare updates its app for Windows Phone 8 with lock screen notifications, NFC check-ins and more
Brazil retailer using Facebook likes… on its clothing hangers

Zagat restaurant reviews added to Place Summaries in the Google Places API

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The Google Places API has been updated today to include Place Summaries, which will include “curated expert reviews and ratings” based on user feedback. The new version of the API will also show establishments listed and recommended by Zagat, a restaurant-rating group also owned by Google. In a post published...
Zagat restaurant reviews added to Place Summaries in the Google Places API

Google Extends Cloud Print Service

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Google's Cloud Print service, which lets people print out documents remotely over the Web, has been linked with FedEx Office establishments in the U.S....
Google Extends Cloud Print Service

Researchers create RFID-enabled paper, bringing us ever closer to traceable cash

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Physical legal tender has both benefits and drawbacks. One of the major benefits is that you can use it at establishments that don't accept credit or debit, which are surprisingly frequent if you live in a big city. Some major drawbacks are that it's more difficult to trace and much...
Researchers create RFID-enabled paper, bringing us ever closer to traceable cash

Ben and Jerry's needs your help making an ice cream flavor just for Seattle

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If Seattle could have its own ice cream flavor, what would it be? Apples for Amazon? Mariners Mocha? Seahawk Salmon? OK, stop reading my nasty — and lame — suggestions and head to the Ben and Jerry’s website, because the popular ice cream company is crowdsourcing votes for city-specific...
Ben and Jerry's needs your help making an ice cream flavor just for Seattle

Bitcoin: the Berlin streets where you can shop with vitual money

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The digital currency is rising in popularity among traders in the rebellious Kreuzberg area of Germany's capitalNadim Chebli remembers well the first of his customers who decided to pay for the records they bought with virtual currency rather than cash or credit cards."I'd only just agreed to accept Bitcoins," said...
Bitcoin: the Berlin streets where you can shop with vitual money
Zillow continues its mobile push with iPhone Rentals app
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