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Facebook amps up Friendship Pages to highlight your online relationships

Next Ridiculous Idea To Stifle Online Speech: Irish Senator Says You Should Have To Pay To Post Online

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There's a lot of hand-wringing and moral panics around "anonymous commenters" online supposedly saying all sorts of nasty stuff. Of course, as we've discussed, some of the best comments in our own discussions seem to come from anonymous commenters. Yes, some leave some crazy comments, but anonymity by itself is...
Next Ridiculous Idea To Stifle Online Speech: Irish Senator Says You Should Have To Pay To Post Online

Study: Hispanic Smartphone Owners Want Mobile Shopping Apps To Be Social

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Using a smartphone while shopping to find better deals or to look up product reviews is now pretty mainstream. There are some interesting differences between how Hispanics use their phones while shopping compared to the average U.S. consumer, though. While observing 15 Hispanic smartphone owners in Los Angeles and conducting...
Study: Hispanic Smartphone Owners Want Mobile Shopping Apps To Be Social

Death and social media: what happens to your life online?

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Losing a friend or family member is painful enough, but imagine the extra, unnecessary jabs when that friend's social networking profile continues to pop up in searches. Or say your friend was particularly wise or witty when posting online, but when you went back to reference something later, the...
Death and social media: what happens to your life online?
Diet Robot, Autom, Now Available On IndieGogo, Will Ship In Six Months

This App Can Call Up To 100 Phone Numbers At Once

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James Gosling, the creator of programming language Java, has a new startup called CareZone. CareZone helps you manage a family member's medical information. It makes it a snap to keep track of medications, doctor appointments, and emergency contact information. It also has an interesting feature which is meant to help...
This App Can Call Up To 100 Phone Numbers At Once

Google's Chrome Remote Desktop Screen Sharing Service Comes Out Of Beta, Adds Real-Time Audio For Windows

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Google just announced that it is taking its Chrome Remote Desktop screen sharing service out of beta. As the name implies, the Chrome Remote Desktop app runs in Chrome and allows you to share your desktop with others or control theirs to see presentations or, as Google notes, become the...
Google's Chrome Remote Desktop Screen Sharing Service Comes Out Of Beta, Adds Real-Time Audio For Windows

Steve Jobs' Home Burglarized, $60,000 Worth Of Stuff Stolen

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PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) -- Computers and personal items worth more than $60,000 have been stolen from the Northern California home of the late Steve Jobs. The San Jose Mercury News reports 35-year-old Kariem McFarlin, of Alameda, has been arrested and charged with residential burglary and selling stolen property. He remains jailed...
Steve Jobs' Home Burglarized, $60,000 Worth Of Stuff Stolen

Zillow makes another buy, gobbles up NYC's Buyfolio

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Zillow has made another acquisition, purchasing the online home shopping platform Buyfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Buyfolio’s service allows home shoppers to share listings with specified collaborators — perhaps a family member, spouse or real estate agent. It also allows those collaborators to discuss the listings, eliminating...
Zillow makes another buy, gobbles up NYC's Buyfolio

Cairn Trust – Small business, big idea

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Planning ahead for a family member with a disability, mental illness or dementia can be daunting. That's where the Cairn Trust comes inName Cairn Trust ManagementFounders Nicola Smith and Sophie DobsonCompany started April 2010Number of employees 2Based GlasgowWhat's the big idea?Helping people set up a trust during their lifetime or...
Cairn Trust – Small business, big idea

Barnes & Noble is prepared to give you a free e-reader if it means you'll buy the NOOK HD+ tablet

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Barnes & Noble is so desperate to sell its flagship NOOK HD+ tablet, that it’s now prepared to throw in a NOOK Simple Touch e-reader for free. The company, which is known for its chain of brick-and-mortar bookstores in the United States, is no doubt realizing that its window for success...
Barnes & Noble is prepared to give you a free e-reader if it means you'll buy the NOOK HD+ tablet

Clinton Cards, squeezed out of modern life | Nicholas Lezard

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The prefabricated sentiments of the financially stricken chain's greetings cards have found fewer takers in the Facebook ageSo Clinton Cards has gone into administration. Eight thousand shop assistants could lose their jobs; and the same goes for whoever used to write their slogans, so this column will refrain from composing...
Clinton Cards, squeezed out of modern life | Nicholas Lezard

Need a few iPads? You’re SOL, says Apple

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Rumors have been creeping around the internet that Apple is quietly limiting the number of iPads individual consumers can purchase. As is often the case, the policy is nebulous and the accounts of iPad purchase banninations vary widely. One of the first people to report a “no iPad for...
Need a few iPads? You’re SOL, says Apple
How to wipe a hard drive

My iPhone Now Feels like “Just A Small iPad”

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Certainly not alone in this, as I’ve read many tweets saying the same: once you’ve used an iPad for any length of time, returning to an iPhone is a “woah” experience – the iPhone feels tiny. Everything feels more than a bit crammed together – typing is like poking rice...
My iPhone Now Feels like “Just A Small iPad”

Five Protective Cases for the iPhone 5

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Uh-oh. Is there a ScuffGate controversy brewing? The iPhone 5 went on sale just last Friday but already a number of owners have taken to the Web to complain about imperfections on their shiny new Apple device. (Not to mention the kerfuffle over the Maps application in iOS 6.) Belkin...
Five Protective Cases for the iPhone 5
Skyfire HotSwap lets families share Apple’s iPad and stay logged in [video]

Life360, A Family Networking App With More Users Than Foursquare, Is Now Headed For Cars, Smart Home Systems

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Foursquare recently announced it has grown to 33 million users, but another, albeit older, location-based app called Life360 just crossed a milestone of its own: 34 million users. Yes, this family locator utility is now bigger than Foursquare – at least in terms of registered users. To be fair, the...
Life360, A Family Networking App With More Users Than Foursquare, Is Now Headed For Cars, Smart Home Systems

Sincerely’s Mobile Postcards Now Offer Tracking, Scannable Stamps & A Little Something Called “Magic”

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Sincerely, the startup behind a range of photo-printing and greeting card mobile apps, including Postagram, PopBooth, Sincerely Ink and Dotti, is today rolling out a major update to its Postagram product which will introduce post office tracking for its cards as well as scannable QR codes – which the company is cleverly not planning to...
Sincerely’s Mobile Postcards Now Offer Tracking, Scannable Stamps & A Little Something Called “Magic”
Google's Keep Could Take On Both Pinterest And Evernote, If It Gets The Google+ Social Plumbing

More than $60,000 worth of "computers and personal items" stolen from Steve Jobs home

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According to a report from MercuryNews, suspects are now in custody for the recent burglary of the Silicon Valley home of Steve Jobs that contained more than 60k worth of computers and personal items: The deceased Apple co-founder’s home on the 2100 block of Waverley Street in Palo Alto was...
More than $60,000 worth of "computers and personal items" stolen from Steve Jobs home

Twitter Helps Find Missing Family Member After Chile Earthquake - http://bit.ly/9zKo0e

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Twitter Helps Find Missing Family Member After Chile Earthquake - http://bit.ly/9zKo0e

GiveForward Raises $2 Million For Crowd-sourced Donation Service

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GiveForward, a crowdfunding site for people to raise money for loved ones during difficult times, announced a $2 million Series A round led by Founder Collective and First Round Capital, with Naval Ravikant and Firestarter Fund participating. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Today’s announcement follows a previous $500,000 angel round...
GiveForward Raises $2 Million For Crowd-sourced Donation Service
Samsung takes on Apple TV with the HomeSync media streamer

Look out big telcos, Ting shares data across devices

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Ting, a new reseller of Sprint’s voice, 3G and WiMax services, launched this week with one of the most unique mobile plans to date. Much like large carrier family plans, Ting subscribers can share their voice minutes and text messages. But there’s a differentiating twist: Ting customers also share their...
Look out big telcos, Ting shares data across devices
Cops nab crook who allegedly stole $60k worth of computers from Steve Jobs's house

One year with solar energy at home: Mostly sunny!

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Just over a year ago, we took the plunge at my house and covered the back roof with solar panels: 41 of them, to be exact. After 12 months, we’ve created 13.8 megawatt hours of electricity while using only 7.59 megawatt hours. The energy surplus becomes a credit on our...
One year with solar energy at home: Mostly sunny!

Tremor Video launches IPO, prices shares lower than expected

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Tremor Video, a large online video network, will go public on Thursday in an IPO that some observers believe could prove a bellwether for the overall ad tech market. The company, which filed to go public in late May, will price 7.5 million shares at $10, a figure that is...
Tremor Video launches IPO, prices shares lower than expected

Kickstarter roundup: MiiPC, Tiny Games and Popbitch

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Three more app-related projects are looking for backers on the crowdfunding siteHigh-profile success stories like Amanda Palmer, Ouya, Double Fine Adventure and Pebble have made Kickstarter the first port of call for many creatives and startups looking to raise funds for a new project or device.This month has thrown up...
Kickstarter roundup: MiiPC, Tiny Games and Popbitch

iON reveals Adventure and Air Pro 2 sports cameras, we go hands on

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You may remember iON stepping out onto the action camera market back in spring, when we went hands on with the OG Air Pro. Fast forward to CES, and it's back with a brace of new cameras to capture your every move. First up is the iON Adventure, a...
iON reveals Adventure and Air Pro 2 sports cameras, we go hands on
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