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This man had the Twitterverse following along for 12 hours as he live-tweeted a marriage proposal

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Over the years, Twitter has seen its fair share of...
This man had the Twitterverse following along for 12 hours as he live-tweeted a marriage proposal
Butter finger blues: The states where people most likely will break their iPhones and iPads

ASUS FonePad reaches certification, may meld an Atom tablet with Android

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No, not PadFone. FonePad. According to Indonesia's wireless regulator Postel, ASUS is trying to certify a FonePad K004 tablet that would switch up device names, not to mention create its fair share of mix-ups. But what is it? Based on that K004 codename and a match with a Thai...
ASUS FonePad reaches certification, may meld an Atom tablet with Android

That'll Fly: Kayak Closes IPO Day With Shares Up Nearly 30% And Market Cap Over $1.2B

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It’s been a long time in coming. After first filing to go public in late 2010, Kayak finally came to market today debuting as a public company on NASDAQ, trading under “KYAK.” The travel bookings company has hit its fair share of bumps along the way, thanks to unsteady market...
That'll Fly: Kayak Closes IPO Day With Shares Up Nearly 30% And Market Cap Over $1.2B

Independent booksellers deliver Amazon taxation petition to No 10

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The petition, asking the PM to make Amazon pay UK corporation tax, had over 150,000 signaturesSupported by Stephen Fry, Margaret Hodge and Charlie Higson, independent booksellers Frances and Keith Smith delivered a petition calling on David Cameron to take "decisive action [to] make Amazon pay its fair share of UK...
Independent booksellers deliver Amazon taxation petition to No 10

ASUS' Cedar Trail-loaded EeeBox EB1030 nettop keeps your desk clean, thumbs green

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We've seen a fair share of space-saving nettops pass through our very own crowded halls, so what's one more to add to the list? Especially when it's one being flaunted as the most eco-friendly, energy-efficient PC. That's exactly what ASUS thinks of its EeeBox EB1030, which aside from sporting...
ASUS' Cedar Trail-loaded EeeBox EB1030 nettop keeps your desk clean, thumbs green
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CEO Elop: Nokia Will Make $653M In Patent Licensing This Year, 'Watching Closely' For More Targets

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Nokia today posted Q1 earnings that show the Finnish company still trying to recover from a fast-declining legacy handset business. But in the meantime, it is continuing to play another card in its hand, that of patents and intellectual property licensing. This is an area that will bring Nokia €500...
CEO Elop: Nokia Will Make $653M In Patent Licensing This Year, 'Watching Closely' For More Targets

From Apple’s new iPad to Zeebox, here’s the week’s media news in review

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From a tech perspective, there’s little doubt that the launch of the new iPad was the biggest news this week. Considering how important tablets have become for newspapers, it is obviously important for the media as well. Yet, this is only one of the many things that have happened in...
From Apple’s new iPad to Zeebox, here’s the week’s media news in review

WhatsApp reportedly moving into gaming after inking deal with Korean games-maker

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WhatsApp, one of the planet’s most popular mobile messaging apps, is said to be preparing to launch a games platform in a move that would diversify its monetization model and increase its revenues. That’s according to a report out of Korea where the US startup is said to have agreed...
WhatsApp reportedly moving into gaming after inking deal with Korean games-maker

Netflix CEO claims Amazon losing up to $1 billion a year in streaming video war

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Netflix isn't sinking, but it's certainly not the soaring brand it once was and has endured its fair share of struggles over the last several years. But, if you think Reed Hastings is shaking in his boots over encroaching competition you'd be wrong. The CEO says that Amazon will...
Netflix CEO claims Amazon losing up to $1 billion a year in streaming video war

'Social fingerprint' firm Trustev wins the EU Commission's Tech All Stars startup competition

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Europe has its fair share of hub cities for Internet tech, but it wasn’t a startup from London, Berlin, Stockholm or Dublin that won the European Commission’s Tech All Stars competition yesterday. Instead it was Trustev, based in Cork on the south coast of Ireland that took the prize. Now...
'Social fingerprint' firm Trustev wins the EU Commission's Tech All Stars startup competition

Uber Comes To Asia, Starts Trials In Singapore

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Uber has brought its premium taxi calling app to Singapore—the first country in Asia to get it. The company has been trialing its service here for the past week. According to users who have tried it out here, it runs Mercedes Benz S-Class sedans, setting it above the usual smaller...
Uber Comes To Asia, Starts Trials In Singapore

Skype for Mac gets mild refresh, adds auto updates and improved UI in group calls

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We know you've had your fair share of troubles adjusting to the fifth iteration of Skype for Mac. Now, Microsoft is issuing yet another quick refresh to go along with the support for HD calls and Lion. This time, though, the desktop app is adding automatic updates -- which...
Skype for Mac gets mild refresh, adds auto updates and improved UI in group calls

Here's The Real Reason SendGrid Fired The Woman Who Complained About 'Dongle' Jokes

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When SendGrid landed itself on the wrong side of a debate about sexism in the tech industry, I was shocked. I live in Colorado and know the folks at SendGrid. SendGrid is the anchor of Boulder's warm-and-fuzzy startup community, one of the most successful companies to come out of incubator...
Here's The Real Reason SendGrid Fired The Woman Who Complained About 'Dongle' Jokes

Canonical's Ubuntu One Cloud Storage Service Comes To The Mac

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Canonical isn’t just the company behind the popular Linux distribution Ubuntu, but with Ubuntu One, it also offers a cloud storage service with 5GB of free storage space, as well as a music locker, and support for Android, iOS, Windows and, starting today, OS X. The Mac version is officially...
Canonical's Ubuntu One Cloud Storage Service Comes To The Mac

Exogear's Exovolt Plus 'stackable' battery pack claims to be the first of its kind

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We've seen (and tested) a fair share of interesting power packs during our time, and Exogear's hoping to make a mark of its own in this very juicy department with what the outfit's calling "the world's first" stackable battery pack. The newly minted Exovolt Plus consists of a main...
Exogear's Exovolt Plus 'stackable' battery pack claims to be the first of its kind

Always Be Closing: Ink the Deal and Do It Quickly

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Just because you've been in talks doesn't mean the deal is done. Entrepreneurs need to remain diligent about timelines in order to ensure that the deals they've set in motion actually come to fruition. If you're negotiating a term sheet, building a partnership or on the verge of an acquisition,...
Always Be Closing: Ink the Deal and Do It Quickly
Panasonic develops emergency flashlight that can be powered by (almost) any battery

Apple defends offshore decisions that result in low taxes

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Apple pays a fair share of the taxes it owes the U.S. and other nations, its CEO said Tuesday, despite criticism from U.S. senators that the company is ducking taxes by shifting profits to subsidiaries that the company does not consider tax residents of any nation....
Apple defends offshore decisions that result in low taxes
Crunching energy data down to the fridge

Sony confirms its My Xperia smartphone recovery service, starts limited trials

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Sony piqued its fair share of interest when it trademarked the My Xperia name for an online service -- what could it do in the cloud that it hadn't already done? Tracking lost devices, it seems. The now-official My Xperia service trial gives Sony phone owners the equivalent to...
Sony confirms its My Xperia smartphone recovery service, starts limited trials
People have spent 10 million nights in strangers’ beds, thanks to Airbnb

Bravo 'Start-Ups' Star: Some Of The Cast Members 'May Be Insane'

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Bravo's "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley" has received its fair share of reviews since premiering two weeks ago.  People have criticized the reality-TV show for not depicting an accurate, authentic view of life in Silicon Valley. "The problem with Start-Ups is that there's absolutely nothing that's reflective of the place and culture that...
Bravo 'Start-Ups' Star: Some Of The Cast Members 'May Be Insane'

Google’s competition: Most of the Internet

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We all know Google is huge and their wide range of services are bound to have a fair share of competitors, but you may be surprised just how wide-ranging Google considers its competition to be. Here below we have included a quote from Google’s latest SEC filing with some very...
Google’s competition: Most of the Internet
Blizzard ‘looking into’ bringing World of Warcraft to iOS

Nokia hits RIM with another triple-patent combo punch

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In the law of the playground, he who has the biggest rep holds court. In the world of mobile, though, it's all about your quiver of patents. Nokia has its fair share, and already flexed its litigation-muscle against RIM (among others). Now, it's popping another three in the chamber...
Nokia hits RIM with another triple-patent combo punch

Do You Really Care About the iPhone 4? I Don't.

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Amidst all the debate around Gizmodo's revelations around Apple's next generation iPhone and the methods by which they obtained access to the device, little was said about whether the device itself warranted the attention that was received. It seemed more people were excited in the idea of a scoop, and...
Do You Really Care About the iPhone 4? I Don't.

GEMA Hikes Venue Performance Royalties 500%, Threatens Germany's Underground Club Scene

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GEMA is killing the music industry. Despite needing artists to survive, GEMA seems particularly hellbent on destroying any venue these artists might use to make money in its quest to secure even more money. It takes a certain level of diabolical shortsightedness and greed to "elevate" yourself above the rest...
GEMA Hikes Venue Performance Royalties 500%, Threatens Germany's Underground Club Scene

Sony Xperia Z spotted early on CES show floor

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The Sony Xperia Z has seen its fair share of pre-CES leaks, so it comes as no surprise to us that the 5-inch, 1080p smartphone is ready to take the show by storm at tomorrow's press conference. We've been waiting for some real-world evidence of the device's existence, however,...
Sony Xperia Z spotted early on CES show floor
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