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George Osborne pledges extra £600m for science to stimulate growth

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The extra funds underpin the government's conviction that science and technology are key to economic recoveryGeorge Osborne will divert £600m from savings across Whitehall into science research facilities and advanced technology projects chosen for their potential to drive financial growth.The fresh money is intended to boost high-level skills in areas...
George Osborne pledges extra £600m for science to stimulate growth

Revealed: Why 6wunderkinder’s backers really sold up

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Productivity startup 6wunderkinder is one of the startups to watch in Berlin right now: not only has the company scored around three million users for its Wunderlist and Wunderkit tools, but it also boasts backing from the likes of Niklas Zennström’s Atomico. But what’s going on with the rest of...
Revealed: Why 6wunderkinder’s backers really sold up

ZTE's 2013 Q1 sees profits of $33 million despite three percent sales slide

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ZTE has managed to break a run of two straight quarterly losses by posting a net profit of $33 million in its first 2013 financials. Unfortunately, the extra cash has come from selling a $133 million stake in surveillance firm Shenzhen ZNV, rather than any surge in handset popularity....
ZTE's 2013 Q1 sees profits of $33 million despite three percent sales slide

Cash In Your Old Blackberry At uSell.com

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This post is sponsored by uSell, a price-comparison website that helps you find the best price when it's time to sell your BlackBerry, smartphones, and other used electronics. Find reputable buyers for your used devices on uSell. #sellblackberry If you're a BlackBerry user, you're no doubt looking forward to the...
Cash In Your Old Blackberry At uSell.com

Let's retire RSS when they retire Google Reader

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It’s been over a month since Google announced it would shut down Reader on July 1. Over that time, I’ve come to realize how unnecessary and outdated RSS and RSS readers are today. Like a Palm Pilot, this 90’s technology is no longer the most effective way for readers...
Let's retire RSS when they retire Google Reader
The Sky Is The Limit For Aereo, Assuming The Sky Remains Filled With Free TV Signals

Amazon to create 1000 jobs in the UK for the Christmas season

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Students rejoice, there is work for you over the holiday season. Anyone who has taken up a seasonal job will likely remember the haul over Christmas and Amazon says that it will be opening 1000 jobs through its UK warehouses to cope with the demand for gift orders. Recruitment for...
Amazon to create 1000 jobs in the UK for the Christmas season
Hello Health gets $11.5M to banish paper records from your doctor's office

Twitter advertising network MyLikes raises seed round

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Expect to see a lot more advertising on Twitter. The popular social networking site just announced its strategy to place ads atop search results and eventually in users’ feeds. Now MyLikes, a Twitter advertising network, has raised $630,000 in seed funding. The interesting twist: Bindu Reddy and Arvind Sundararajan decided...
Twitter advertising network MyLikes raises seed round

Task marketplace Mila raises $3.2 million to become the 'TaskRabbit of Europe'

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Mila, a spin-off from Swiss cloud software company coresystems, has raised just south of 2.5 million euros (approximately $3.2 million) in its first round of funding. The financing round was led by a group of private Swiss and German technology investors, including former SAP exec Peter Zencke and ex-Swisscom Mobile...
Task marketplace Mila raises $3.2 million to become the 'TaskRabbit of Europe'
Hipmunk CEO launches paid-product, says, "It's not like we're hurting for cash"

Microsoft, AOL close $1.056 billion patent deal

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AOL is now in the clear and looking forward to what it can do with the badly-needed extra cash....
Microsoft, AOL close $1.056 billion patent deal
You Get A Router! And You Get A Router! Meraki Is Giving Startups $15K In Free Wi-Fi Gear

Need Some Extra Cash? Here Are A Few Super Useful Apps You Should Download Now (AAPL, GOOG)

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There's a better way to make a buck. Startups like TaskRabbit and Zaarly are here to help you make some money while helping people out with tasks ranging from housework to simply walking a dog. And they aren't the only ones. Plenty of other companies operate on a similar idea,...
Need Some Extra Cash? Here Are A Few Super Useful Apps You Should Download Now (AAPL, GOOG)

Renting Your Room Through Airbnb Can Get You Kicked Out of Your Apartment

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Mr. Dannen (airbnb.com) If you’re looking to make some extra cash, Airbnb can be an easy alternative to finding another weird Craigslist roommate or moonlighting as a rich dude’s arm candy. But if you’re going to go the room rental route, you probably want to make sure that doing so...
Renting Your Room Through Airbnb Can Get You Kicked Out of Your Apartment

PeoplePerHour publicly launches Hourlies, for freelancers offering services by the hour

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PeoplePerHour, the marketplace for freelancers, today announced the public launch of Hourlies, a new product designed to make hourly services easier to manage. Hourlies are online listings where anyone can sell their services or skills by the hour, starting with as little as one hour. Users can set up a...
PeoplePerHour publicly launches Hourlies, for freelancers offering services by the hour
Are 12-year-olds too young to start a business? Not according to Kidworth

Ebay traders under HMRC tax spotlight

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HMRC's ongoing tax dodging crackdown targets regular eBay traders and those who buy items to sell them on at a profitIf you are a regular eBay trader and haven't been declaring your income, you may be in for an unpleasant surprise.As part of its ongoing crackdown on tax dodging, HM...
Ebay traders under HMRC tax spotlight

Microsoft-Dell partnership: A match made in heaven

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In the wake of speculation that Dell is marshaling its resources to buy back stock and become a private company once again, there are new rumors that Microsoft might be involved. There are reports that Microsoft is considering investing up to $3 billion for a stake in the private...
Microsoft-Dell partnership: A match made in heaven
Shape Security raises $20M for a project so secret, if it told you, it would have to kill you

Over iPhone App Launches To Make Adding Beautiful Typography To Pictures Fun And Easy

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Photo editing apps are pretty popular, which is pretty obvious when you see things like Facebook’s $1 billion acquisition of Instagram. But there’s a ton of them, so sorting through the various capabilities can be taxing. That’s why it’s great to see apps like Over, which just launched to enable...
Over iPhone App Launches To Make Adding Beautiful Typography To Pictures Fun And Easy
People have spent 10 million nights in strangers’ beds, thanks to Airbnb

The E382 Aerial Mapping Airplane touts unmaned cartography, ready-to-fly drone kit starting at $600

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Find yourself needing custom aerial maps on the regular? Is Google just not doing the trick when it comes to resolution? Well, the folks at Event 38 have got you covered. The outfit's model E382 photomapping UAV kit is now available for $600. Included in that price tag is...
The E382 Aerial Mapping Airplane touts unmaned cartography, ready-to-fly drone kit starting at $600

Apple posts ordering deadlines for Christmas delivery of iPad, iPod, iPhone, Mac and more

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Apple has today put up its holiday shipping deadlines page with information on when you need to order some products in order to take delivery by December 25th, reports The Loop. The page provides ordering dates for the Mac, iPod, iPad, iPhone, Gift Card,  Apple TV and iPhoto print products....
Apple posts ordering deadlines for Christmas delivery of iPad, iPod, iPhone, Mac and more
Airbnb Goes to the Mattresses on Behalf of Busted Host

3Crowd is now XDN, launches federated CDN

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It was two years ago when Barrett Lyon first told me about how he wanted to disrupt the CDN industry. His startup, 3Crowd, had just raised a round of seed funding from folks like Kevin Rose, Jay Adelson, Storm Ventures and Greenwich Technology Associates. Up until that point, people just...
3Crowd is now XDN, launches federated CDN

For the Single Founder Who Can’t Code

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Mick Hagen (@mickhagen), founder and CEO of Undrip. He was previously the founder of Zinch which was acquired by Chegg last year. He made headlines in the Fall with his rap campaign – an unorthodox approach to fundraising. You can learn more about him at MickHagen.com. Last summer when I started...
For the Single Founder Who Can’t Code

How to free up iCloud storage space

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When Apple introduced iCloud in 2011, it announced that every customer with an Apple ID would receive 5GB of iCloud storage space for free. You can add more storage at a rate of $2 per gigabyte per year, in 10GB, 20GB, or 50GB increments. But if you're not interested in...
How to free up iCloud storage space

Amazon U.K. Will Deliver To Local Stores

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Amazon has been gently expanding its services so that it can deliver parcels to clients in the U.S. by installing lockers in some stores across the nation for delayed pick-up, and now it's trying something similar in the U.K. The web giant will now deliver to corner shops, a British...
Amazon U.K. Will Deliver To Local Stores
Why the iOS-Android feud is so intense: It's about core philosophy more than products
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