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Hardware renaissance: A look at the Christie Street platform and Doorbot video streaming doorbell

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As we recently explored, the Internet of Things is starting to appear in our lives and this means not only great strides in software and network development but also a resurgence in the love for hardware. Much as we love to obsess over the data we’re generating and work out...
Hardware renaissance: A look at the Christie Street platform and Doorbot video streaming doorbell

Mighty morphing hexapod bot is back, now rolls with the punches

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It's been awhile since we last saw Kåre Halvorsen's morphing hexapod ball-shaped bot, and in the interim it picked up some new tricks. Before, the MorpHex could only maneuver by scurrying around on its six legs, but now it can move around while still in spherical form. It works...
Mighty morphing hexapod bot is back, now rolls with the punches

Just Checking...How Many of Foursquare's Reported 20 Million Users Are Active?

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On the face of it, the statistics are impressive: 20 million registered users and 2 billion check-ins. But as location check-in app Foursquare celebrates 4sqDay (16 April = 4 squared, geddit?), how many people still regularly use the service? After all, manually checking in to places is going out...
Just Checking...How Many of Foursquare's Reported 20 Million Users Are Active?

iOS 6.0.2 suspected of draining batteries

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The iOS 6.0.2 update released earlier this week may have cured some people's Wi-Fi woes, but others now claim it's reducing their battery life too. First reported by TidBITS' Adam Engst and supported by a number of posters in Apple's Support Communities, some (but seemingly not all) iPhone users...
iOS 6.0.2 suspected of draining batteries

Atebits' mystery iOS app, Modern Combat 4, Netflix, eBay Fashion, more

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On top of our usual list of apps and updates hitting the App Store today, we also get word from Tweetie/Twitter for Mac developer Atebits that it has version 1.0 of a new app currently in review. We don’t know yet what it is, but we’ll certainly keep you...
Atebits' mystery iOS app, Modern Combat 4, Netflix, eBay Fashion, more

The Weekly Good: Here's How $7 Can Help Change The World

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[Editor's Note: This is a weekly series. If your company is doing something amazing to help a charitable cause or doing some good in your community, please reach out.] What if just by buying a t-shirt that spreads a message for a charitable cause, you could help fund that cause?...
The Weekly Good: Here's How $7 Can Help Change The World

Infratel Raises $3 Million For Facebook Connected Cloud-Based Telephony Service

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Go to almost any small business Web site and you will find you can’t make a call.  A real call where you talk to someone simply by clicking a button. Infratel hopes to change all that. The Seattle company has received $3 million in funding from Prostor Capital and Runa Capital...
Infratel Raises $3 Million For Facebook Connected Cloud-Based Telephony Service
PayPal’s website is no longer an insult to your eyes

Minimum Wage Machine Pays You $7.15 An Hour For Cranking A Handle [Art]

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If you've always wanted to work for minimum wage, but in typical overachieving fashion haven't quite got there yet, the Minimum Wage Machine will pay you $7.15 for an hour of turning the crank-handle. More »...
Minimum Wage Machine Pays You $7.15 An Hour For Cranking A Handle [Art]

Fashion For Home Scores New Funding As Samwer Brothers’ Rocket Internet Exit

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Fashion For Home, the online designer furniture store, has scored a new funding round led by the Munich-based VC Acton Capital Partners, while Holtzbrinck Ventures has also participated. And with it we have an exit of sorts. That’s because, as part of the round, the Samwer Brothers’ incubator, Rocket Internet, has...
Fashion For Home Scores New Funding As Samwer Brothers’ Rocket Internet Exit
ShoeDazzle Steps Up Fashion E-Commerce Competition, Adds 1M Users In July And Now Has 13M

Here's What's Really Going On At LA Startup, BeachMint

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Earlier this week, PandoDaily reported that BeachMint's CMO, John Volturo, left because, "something about BeachMint was no longer hot, sexy, or groundbreaking enough to keep Volturo's attention." PandoDaily also suggested Volturo was selling his shares to BeachMint investor, Millenium Technology Value Partners. We got on the phone with BeachMint president...
Here's What's Really Going On At LA Startup, BeachMint
As expected, Otterbox acquires fellow case maker LifeProof

Former Nokia Exec: Elop is struggling, shouldn't focus so heavily on Windows Phone

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Former Nokia executive Lee Williams admits that he's a bit of an "arm chair quarterback," but won't let such labels stop him from offering up some seriously pointed criticism of Stephen Elop, telling CNET that the CEO is "struggling," due in part to a lack of "overarching vision." Williams...
Former Nokia Exec: Elop is struggling, shouldn't focus so heavily on Windows Phone

Tumblr's Ad Chief Says Yes, We're Doing Advertising ... But No One Knows It

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Rick Webb, Tumblr's consultant on marketing and revenue, says that one of the keys to the social network's advertising strategy is that most people simply don't know about it. "We have people say don't ever advertise," Webb said, "which we already are ..." Tumblr, which gets 20 billion pageviews a...
Tumblr's Ad Chief Says Yes, We're Doing Advertising ... But No One Knows It

Apple Is Officially Selling Refurbished Products On eBay (EBAY, AAPL)

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Apple is selling officially refurbished products through eBay, reports 9to5Mac. In typical Apple fashion, it began secretly and mysteriously, with all products offering a one-year warranty, new batteries, and new packaging. You know, exactly the treatment Apple gives its own refurbished devices. The theory was that Apple was experimenting with...
Apple Is Officially Selling Refurbished Products On eBay (EBAY, AAPL)

Time For Universal Data Plans?

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theodp writes "Between multiple cell phones and their add-ons, high-speed Internet connections, and digital TV subscriptions, most households are paying for data delivery at least three times over, often paying the same provider twice. It's time for a universal data plan, [Cnet columnist Molly] Wood declares: 'I want to pay...
Time For Universal Data Plans?
Sony to sell camera mount for extreme dogs

Hipsta-dramatic: Hipstamatic lays off all but core employees, including designers and engineers

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Toy camera app company Hipstamatic has fired all but 5 of its core staff, including engineers and designers, The Next Web has learned. The company had been staffed up and working on a new release, but has only released one update in the last several months. Now, the staff has...
Hipsta-dramatic: Hipstamatic lays off all but core employees, including designers and engineers
By the numbers: in portable gaming, Nintendo's loss is Apple's gain

Techies Break a Fashion Taboo

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In Silicon Valley, successful women are increasingly unafraid to dress well. Standing out, they say, has its advantages. Read more »...
Techies Break a Fashion Taboo

Friday Poll: Are smart watches finally ready for prime time?

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Smart watches look to be in fashion again, but are they the real deal this time or just a passing trend? Have your say in Crave's Friday poll. [Read more]...
Friday Poll: Are smart watches finally ready for prime time?

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Punks Up Her Hair With Blue Streaks

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute Gala is all about the fashion. Some even call The Met Gala the 'fashion Oscars' Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is usually considered one of the tech industry's best dressed. But for the Met Gala she chose to punk up her hair with...
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Punks Up Her Hair With Blue Streaks

SimCity Social finds a home on Facebook, destiny winks in approving fashion

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Given that "City" is in the name, SimCity has always felt like a title in need of a social platform. Fast forward a score or so since its inception, and fate seems to have finally played out. SimCity Social was just announced at E3 today, bringing the heralded city-building...
SimCity Social finds a home on Facebook, destiny winks in approving fashion
How An Airbnb "Super Host" Plans To Reinvent The Online Clothing Market

How to Use The Keyword Planner -- The New Keyword Tool From Google AdWords

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Last month, Google quietly began rolling out the AdWords Keyword Planner to select AdWords accounts last month. In typical AdWords fashion, one of the biggest overhauls of the Google Keyword Tool ever went almost unnoticed!   This new keyword tool combines elements of two existing keyword... Please visit Search Engine Land for the...
How to Use The Keyword Planner -- The New Keyword Tool From Google AdWords

Skimlinks Launches Discovery Tool For Publishers To Find Affiliate Programs

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U.K. startup Skimlinks is hoping to revolutionize the affiliate model by turning normal product links into affiliate links. The startup gives publishers access to affiliate programs of thousands of merchants across a number of affiliate networks. Each time a user clicks through and makes a purchase, the website earns...
Skimlinks Launches Discovery Tool For Publishers To Find Affiliate Programs
Haute render: $900, custom 3D printed shoes are your next splurge
ThredUp enters women's fashion consignment with more inventory than all competitors combined

No more free lunches

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For some this will be a shock, for others this will be an outrage, for still others this will be a ‘good for you dude’ move.As of the very near future, AccMan is transitioning to a paid for subscription model. Now…before you all go nuts and start shouting and...
No more free lunches
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