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Well, this is one way to ensure your daughter isn’t disrespectful on Facebook [Video]

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Let’s face it, we’ve all said something that we might not be too proud of on the Internet, but one girl from Albemarle, North Carolina found out just what happens if she oversteps the mark by disrespecting her family on Facebook. Tommy Jordan’s daughter posted an irate status to her friends...
Well, this is one way to ensure your daughter isn’t disrespectful on Facebook [Video]

This popular website helps Icelandic couples avoid incest

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When your country has a population of just 300,000 people and it’s not a question of whether you are related to someone, just how far back, an Icelandic genealogy website is successfully identifying connections between couples, helping them avoid incest. The website is called Íslendingabók (the Book of Icelanders) and it lists information...
This popular website helps Icelandic couples avoid incest

Mobile app taps Facebook for personalized greeting cards

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App allows people to create cards for friends and family members using Facebook's social graph and to order delivery from the palm of their hand. [Read more]...
Mobile app taps Facebook for personalized greeting cards

Google overhauls its local search experience with Google+ Local, featuring Zagat scores

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Google has launched one of its biggest multi-product overhauls in quite some time with the release of Google+ Local. The new, more social, offerings will replace the current Google Places pages and brings the importance of its Zagat acquisition to light. When I spoke to the team about the launch,...
Google overhauls its local search experience with Google+ Local, featuring Zagat scores

It's True: You Have Too Many Facebook 'Friends'

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Facebook can be whatever you want it to be. It's a promotional tool, a way to keep in touch with family members, a space for lifestreaming your every move, or a community forum for meaningful discussion about a specific topic. But sometimes, it all just gets too overwhelming to deal...
It's True: You Have Too Many Facebook 'Friends'

Facebook users can add organ donor status

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Facebook has added a unique feature to its social network: you can now tell the world — or just your family members — that you’re an organ donor. The company announced the initiative on Tuesday, encouraging its 900 million users to let others know if they are organ donors....
Facebook users can add organ donor status

Path's privacy problem poses questions for all social apps

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It's not wrong to store someone's phone contacts on a server. It's wrong to do it without telling them.Social photography startup Path has apologised to its users for uploading and storing their phone contacts on its servers, but the controversy looks set to spread far beyond that one company, as...
Path's privacy problem poses questions for all social apps
Facebook Blames Email Problems On User "Confusion"

Samsung family feuds over shares

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The chairman of Samsung Electronics, Lee Kun-hee, is to defend three lawsuits from family members claiming ownership of $1bn of company assets....
Samsung family feuds over shares

Google celebrates Nelson Mandela with virtual museum

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Google today announced the grand opening of the Nelson Mandela Digital Archive, an online collection of digitized photos, videos and documents centering around the former South African president. The site, based out of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Johannesburg, South Africa, was developed with the help of...
Google celebrates Nelson Mandela with virtual museum

AT&T announces simplified shared bucket data plans for late August

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AT&T Today announced its shared data plans for smartphone, tablet (phablet?) and Mac/PC users.  Current and new customers will be able to choose plans for all of their devices with one with a fairly simple matrix.  Current customers won’t be forced into these plans but many with multiple devices/family members...
AT&T announces simplified shared bucket data plans for late August

Facebook for Tots and Tweens PixyKids Rebrands to Kazaana, Launches Beta

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Previously, we covered startup PixyKids’ pre-launch funding, and now the social network for the younger demographic is ready for public access. The site is officially launching in public beta today, as well as introducing its new name and brand: Kazaana, From an Indian term meaning “treasure,” the new name...
Facebook for Tots and Tweens PixyKids Rebrands to Kazaana, Launches Beta

What Crooks and Companies Learn When You Overshare on Facebook

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You have your birthday listed on your Facebook profile, and at some point you got caught up in the local banking movement and decided to become a fan of your local credit union. In the friends list you have highlighted your family members, including your mother, whose profile is...
What Crooks and Companies Learn When You Overshare on Facebook
AT&T announces shared data plans, available in late August

Tapestry Raises $600K To Help Seniors Stay Connected With Their Family

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Many countries are facing a demographic ‘time bomb’, or so we’re told, as people are living longer than ever before. As a result, ‘seniors’ make up a significant (and growing) proportion of the market, and it’s no wonder that startups are beginning to take note notice with products and services...
Tapestry Raises $600K To Help Seniors Stay Connected With Their Family

Ancestry.com Acquires Photo Digitization And Sharing Service 1000memories

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1000memories, the San Francisco-based startup which offers web and mobile applications for storing, organizing, sharing, and most importantly, digitizing, your print photographs, has been acquired. Given the company’s focus on preserving family memories, it’s not too surprising who the new owner is: Ancestry.com. And fortunately for current users of the...
Ancestry.com Acquires Photo Digitization And Sharing Service 1000memories

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
YC-Backed Kicksend Makes It Easier To Share Photos With Friends And Family, Now Offers Prints At Target And CVS
North Carolina town bans all cell use while driving — except when calling family members
Samsung Techwin and iWatchLife partner on home monitoring camera systems
'Minecraft' aims to reel in families, young gamers with new Realms subscription service

Scientists: 'Games are hard'

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While we've been telling jaded partners and family members for ages, it looks like there's some -- slightly obscure -- proof. The researchers reconstructed their own levels, forcing gamers to choose between one of two paths, with a mix of power-ups, health items and enemies that created a "logical...
Scientists: 'Games are hard'
Fantastical Lands On iPhone With A Calendar App Tailor-Made For Mobile Schedule Management

Organic (Growth) Only: Grocery List App Buy Me A Pie! Claims 2M iOS Downloads, Adds Gifting Functionality

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Self-funded and hailing from Russia, Buy Me A Pie! is boasting some big numbers: The cloud-powered grocery list maker for iOS now claims 2 million downloads for the fully-featured version of its app — a version that is normally priced at $2.99 but has at times been heavily discounted and even given away for...
Organic (Growth) Only: Grocery List App Buy Me A Pie! Claims 2M iOS Downloads, Adds Gifting Functionality

Ancestry.com to acquire 1000memories to expand photo digitizing

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Ancestry.com, the online family history resource, has acquired 1000memories, a San Francisco-based startup that helps users digitize old family photos. With 1000memories, Ancestry.com will expand each user’s ability to contribute photos of family members and add images to family trees. 1000memories was founded in 2010 from the summer batch at...
Ancestry.com to acquire 1000memories to expand photo digitizing

Sony Xperia U review: a little slice of Android that punches above its weight

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More Info Sony Xperia P review Sony officially debuts Xperia U at MWC 2012 Sony Xperia U gets torn to pieces, FCC destroys something beautiful There's an oft-used idiom about small packages, which frequently doesn't apply to the world of technology. That's to say that a diminished form factor...
Sony Xperia U review: a little slice of Android that punches above its weight

Ben & Jerry's Now Sells A Lock To Protect Your Pint Of Ice Cream

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Keep your greedy roommates and family members away from your pints of Ice Cream with this brilliant Ben & Jerry's pint lock. We saw this first on DVICE and just had to share it. Dubbed the Euphori-lock, the lock is a tenacious two-part plastic security ring that slips around your pint’s upper lid...
Ben & Jerry's Now Sells A Lock To Protect Your Pint Of Ice Cream

Mark Zuckerberg's Brother-In-Law Works At The Company Google Just Acquired, Too (GOOG, FB)

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Meet Harry Schmidt. He works as a product strategist at Wildfire, the social-marketing startup that Google just bought for $250 million. He's also Mark Zuckerberg's brother-in-law. His wife is Donna Zuckerberg, one of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's sister. Facebook and Google are fierce rivals nowadays, if you've been keeping track....
Mark Zuckerberg's Brother-In-Law Works At The Company Google Just Acquired, Too (GOOG, FB)
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Study: Most Consumers Open To Cloud Storage, But Only 30% Willing To Pay

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Good news for the developers of the iCloud, UltraViolet and other digital locker systems: nearly 90 percent of consumers say they’re inclined to use cloud-based digital storage solutions. The bad news? Nearly 70 percent say they’d be less apt to use these services if they’re charged for them. This...
Study: Most Consumers Open To Cloud Storage, But Only 30% Willing To Pay
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