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Belle update arrives for compatible Nokia Symbian phones (video)

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The latest reformation of Symbian has started to appear for compatible handsets -- and it's arrived a few days earlier than planned. MyNokiaBlog has already began the upgrade process on its N8, through the Nokia Suite software. (Update: Nokia's now officially announced the release.) Belle will furnish your smartphone...
Belle update arrives for compatible Nokia Symbian phones (video)

Jon Stewart Tackles Google Project Glass And Facebook Buying Instagram [Video]

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Bubble or not, the tech world is operating at a level of craziness right now. Google announced they’re working on connected augmented reality glasses that might just everything. Then, just a few days later, Mark Zuckerberg actually did change everything for the employees of a tiny but very important photo...
Jon Stewart Tackles Google Project Glass And Facebook Buying Instagram [Video]

Chrome For Android: The Browser For The 1%

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My title is literal, figurative, and facetious all in one. I just hope Google has a good sense of humor about it — because they have a good product on their hands. First of all, yes, Chrome for Android is here. Second, it’s only compatible with Ice Cream Sandwich...
Chrome For Android: The Browser For The 1%

Sidecar comes out of beta, reinvents phone calls

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Smartphones have revolutionized how we communicate and the way we create, share and consume content. Yet there's one aspect of using these devices that remains stuck in the last millennium, and that's the calling experience -- yes, apparently some people still make phone calls. Sure, there are plenty of...
Sidecar comes out of beta, reinvents phone calls

Google teams up with Duda Mobile to offer businesses a free mobile website for one year

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Google has expanded its GoMo initiative, now offering the ability for small businesses to turn their websites into mobile-optimized sites in a few easy steps. The search giant has partnered with a startup called Duda Mobile, which delivers the technology that powers the mobile website creation tool. Usually, the service...
Google teams up with Duda Mobile to offer businesses a free mobile website for one year

India’s top e-commerce service Flipkart reportedly buys close rival LetsBuy

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Indian e-commerce site Flipkart is reported to have bought local rival LetsBuy, according to a report from Medianama. The deal is expected to be confirmed over the coming few days, with sources speculating that it could be worth $20-30 million. When asked by Medianama about the deal, Manish Vij, who...
India’s top e-commerce service Flipkart reportedly buys close rival LetsBuy

8causes lets you spread the word about your favorite cause via social networks

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Have you ever thought of using social networks to change the world? That’s what the newly launched platform 8causes wants to help you with. The website, whose name can also be read as “Infinite Causes”, lets users sign up for their favorite cause and automatically tweet about it – think...
8causes lets you spread the word about your favorite cause via social networks

Face.com acquisition by Facebook not a done deal yet (but getting close)

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Will Facebook end up buying facial recognition technology startup Face.com for around $100 million as Israeli business media reported earlier this week? TechCrunch says the acquisition is both ‘happening’ and a ‘done deal’, which are two very distinct things as far as we know. What we hear is that it’s...
Face.com acquisition by Facebook not a done deal yet (but getting close)

Nokia announces 808 PureView: Belle OS, 4-inch display, 41-megapixel camera(!)

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Remember that Nokia PureView tease from a few days ago? Well, suddenly it all makes sense. We are indeed looking at an imaging flagship phone and a true successor to the N8. It's called the 808 PureView and it's expected to reach Europe in the next quarter for a...
Nokia announces 808 PureView: Belle OS, 4-inch display, 41-megapixel camera(!)

Livestream Broadcaster hands-on

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According to CEO Max Haot the logical next step for Livestream -- now well established as a reliable service for bringing live video feeds to the internet -- is just to get more people distributing live video by any means necessary. To that end, the company is jumping into...
Livestream Broadcaster hands-on

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'

Retina Ready: Apple’s New Year’s Resolution?

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In a few weeks, Apple will unveil the next generation iPad, John Packowski of AllThingsD confirms today. If history (and carrier code) is any indication, it should go on sale shortly after that. Maybe even just a few days later. And that’s interesting because it doesn’t give developers a lot of...
Retina Ready: Apple’s New Year’s Resolution?

Keep Track of your AWS Expenses With Cloudyn

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With the number of individual Amazon Web Services now seemingly approaching infinity, it makes sense for third parties to get into the act of trying to keep track of what you are actually spending and whether you have over-provisioned your services. Enter Cloudyn.com, an Israeli based company that announced its...
Keep Track of your AWS Expenses With Cloudyn

Last.fm suspected password breach weeks ago

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The security breach that led to millions of Last.fm passwords being compromised happened at least three months ago — and remained undetected, despite the fact that the company suspected in May that it had been targeted. On Thursday the CBS-owned, London-based music website became the latest website — after LinkedIn...
Last.fm suspected password breach weeks ago

Android Is Now Either Losing Or Only “Winning” Because Apple Is Letting It

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In September 2010, I wrote a post that ignited an absolute shitstorm around these parts. “Shitstorm” in this case meaning a post with a thousand comments, the majority of which were spewed up by rabid Android fanatics. The title of that post: Is Android Surging Only Because Apple Is Letting...
Android Is Now Either Losing Or Only “Winning” Because Apple Is Letting It

Apple’s Lion Security Hole Could Be A Wider Issue Than Just FileVault?

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As you may have seen over the weekend, someone has discovered a security hole in FileVault, which arose with the OS X Lion security update, version 10.7.3, back in February: FileVault encryption passwords are now visible in plain text outside of a computer’s encrypted area. The hole was apparently spotted...
Apple’s Lion Security Hole Could Be A Wider Issue Than Just FileVault?

Visualized: Space Shuttle Discovery gets prepped for its final flight, gets Boeing piggyback

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Strapped to the back of a repurposed Boeing 747, this is how NASA's Space Shuttle Discovery will make its final flight. Over the last few days, the shuttle has been readied and mounted onto the jet, technically called the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA). The duo will land at Dulles...
Visualized: Space Shuttle Discovery gets prepped for its final flight, gets Boeing piggyback

Brand pages on Google+ growing 4x faster than on Twitter, but Facebook is still king

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Last week, we took a look at a report that showed that the most popular pages on Google+ were becoming more consumer-focused. Now, according to a recent report from Socialbakers, those brand pages are growing faster on Google+ than on Twitter. The analytics site is measuring that growth by the...
Brand pages on Google+ growing 4x faster than on Twitter, but Facebook is still king

SpaceX Dragon is ready for launch (again) at 3:44AM ET, view the live stream now

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After being scrubbed a few days ago, it appears we are just minutes from viewing the launch of SpaceX's Dragon capsule as it blasts it's way toward the ISS. Launch time is officially set for 3:44AM ET, and you can view it live via NASA's UStream embedded after the...
SpaceX Dragon is ready for launch (again) at 3:44AM ET, view the live stream now

An information paradox: How Google’s new privacy policy may harm our discovery process

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It’s safe to assume you use at least one of Google’s many services: Google, Gmail, Google+, maps, YouTube, etc. unless you’re still sifting your way through Yahoo!, MapQuest, Hotmail, AOL, or another ghost of Internet’s past. Recently, while visiting one of Google’s many sites, you may have noticed the company...
An information paradox: How Google’s new privacy policy may harm our discovery process

Apple shares down over last few days; time to sound the alarm?

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The Wall Street Journal says Apple's shares are "showing signs of faltering," but is it really time to worry about Apple's stock? [Read more]...
Apple shares down over last few days; time to sound the alarm?
Facebook in iOS 6: Integration is system-wide, ‘Liking’ of App Store apps present

iPad Touch? How Senseg's haptic system gives touchscreens texture

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With E-Sense, 'we bring touchscreens alive' says Ville Makinen - and the use of the Coulomb effect means that for the first time, flat screens can offer the sensation of having ridges, channels and roughnessSpeculation is mounting ahead of Apple's iPad announcement later on Wednesday that it will include some...
iPad Touch? How Senseg's haptic system gives touchscreens texture
Facebook Gives Its Ads a Boost, Using Your Photos
Fast fashion startup JustFab: $100M revenue, 500K new users/month, and now $76M in new funding

I’m Back

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Hey! So TechCrunch Disrupt New York is just around the corner on May 19-23. So, what, you say, you don’t work here any more, right? (for the newer TechCrunch readers, I’m the guy who founded the site) Well, yeah, I don’t work here any more because Aol fired me last...
I’m Back

DirecTV and Tribune cut a deal, turn WGN America and 23 other channels back on

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That was quick. After lobbing accusations and FCC filings back and forth for a few days, DirecTV and Tribune Broadcasting Company have come to an agreement, resulting in the satellite broadcaster turning all those stations back on at around 9PM. Even with an agreement signed sealed and delivered, DirecTV...
DirecTV and Tribune cut a deal, turn WGN America and 23 other channels back on

HTC One X review

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HTC One X hands-on at MWC 2012 (video) HTC Sense 4 review HTC One S reviewIt's been a difficult year for HTC. After several successful quarters, things have started looking less rosy in recent months with the company facing stiff competition and suffering from apparent brand dilution -- the...
HTC One X review

New Google bar to put more emphasis on services like YouTube and Calendar

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Google has been tinkering with the black bar that shows up at the top of any Google property that you’re on. It’s a powerful way to let its users seamlessly jump back and forth between the huge number of services that the company offers. Currently, the Google bar lets you...
New Google bar to put more emphasis on services like YouTube and Calendar
What Lies Beyond The Check-In: Foursquare To Launch Big New Redesign Next Week
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?