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Apple patches Siri, no longer says Lumia 900 is 'best smartphone ever'

Yelp Soars in Debut

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Business reviews site Yelp Inc. got its own a five-star review from investors Friday as shares in its initial public offering rose 64 percent. The company’s stock opened at $22.01 a share on the New York Stock Exchange, up 47 percent from its IPO price of $15, and finished the...
Yelp Soars in Debut
Google Previews Next Version Of Google Maps For Android And iOS, Coming This Summer

Ashton Kutcher Believes Steve Jobs Role Meant for Him

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The Daily spoke with Five Star Institute's Mark Hulme who is producing the upcoming Steve Jobs film that is starring Ashton Kutcher. Hulme reports that Kutcher is "pouring himself" into the role and "believes the role was meant for him".“He is already meeting with folks that knew Steve Jobs. He’s...
Ashton Kutcher Believes Steve Jobs Role Meant for Him
uTest Launches Applause, An iOS And Android Mobile App Analytics Dashboard With A Klout-Like Score

Griffin outs Binder Insert case for the iPad, brings Trapper Keepers to the 21st century for $25

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Just in case you're not quite ready to rid your studies of tree pulp, Griffin has announced the Binder Insert case for your Five Star zipper notebook. The enclosure secures the iPad 2 or third-generation model in a 3-ring binder for easy camouflage of those in-class Angry Birds habits...
Griffin outs Binder Insert case for the iPad, brings Trapper Keepers to the 21st century for $25
Sock Puppet Spectacular: Are Online Reviews Completely Worthless, Or Only Mostly Worthless?

Jobs biography movie details emerge, shooting starts May

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The first Steve Jobs biographical movie has had some of its initial details revealed in an interview with the producing company Five Star Institute's Mark Hulme. Tentatively titled Jobs: Get Inspired, the movie outlined to Neowin won't cover the entirety of his life, instead starting from when he began edging...
Jobs biography movie details emerge, shooting starts May
Google finally does something with Zagat, adds reviews with launch of Google+ Local

REVIEW: The iPad Mini Is A Five Star Device, Worth The Price (AAPL)

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Remember the iPod mini? When Apple launched that in January 2004, at a time when a huge swathe of the fast-growing digital music player market was still up for grabs, people thought Apple was crazy. Only 4GB of storage - less than in the original 5GB model launched in 2001?...
REVIEW: The iPad Mini Is A Five Star Device, Worth The Price (AAPL)

Yelp Delivers a Five-Star Quarter With Revenues Up 67 Percent

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Yelp, the online review site that hosts opinions on everything from restaurants to plumbers, has surprised analysts by delivering a smaller-than-expected net loss per share, and sizable jump in revenues. In the second quarter, the company reported revenues of $32.7 million, up 67 percent from the same quarter a year...
Yelp Delivers a Five-Star Quarter With Revenues Up 67 Percent
The Story of Steve Jobs: An Inspiration or a Cautionary Tale?
Good Deal: Canon's entry-level EOS Rebel T3 DSLR for $399.99

Five Star Monday 12

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Five Star Monday 12

Social: Google Fixes Marissa Mayer's Awkward Ratings System

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. Photo: TechCrunch/FlickrYahoo investors are keeping a close eye on how newly-installed CEO Marissa Mayer might spend the company’s hundreds of millions of dollars in cash reserves. A recent change by Mayer’s former employer doesn’t say much in favor of her acquisition instincts. Google says it will...
Social: Google Fixes Marissa Mayer's Awkward Ratings System
Study estimates paid shills account for one-third of all online reviews
Amazon Appstore celebrates its first year of 'Angry Birds'-fueled sales

New EU legislation requires cars to include autonymous braking system

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While we're still a long way from living the fully autonomous car dream, baby steps are being taken. The EU evidently shares this dream, and has passed regulations that will require new cars to have emergency self-braking systems (known as autonomous emergency braking, or AEB) if they want to...
New EU legislation requires cars to include autonymous braking system
Facebook plans on fixing Home so that Android users feel (wait for it) at home

Ashton Kutcher claimed playing Steve Jobs in biopic

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Despite the April Fools' Day timing, Variety has made serious claims on Sunday that Ashton Kutcher will play Steve Jobs in an independent movie. The Five Star Institute-produced title Jobs is expected to enter production in May, during Kutcher's break from Two and a Half Men. The project will reportedly...
Ashton Kutcher claimed playing Steve Jobs in biopic

Move the Box provides a sedate, logical take on the Match 3 puzzle genre

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Move the Box is a new iOS game from independent developer Bitchin’ Games. It’s available in both a “Lite” and a “Pro” version, though both are currently available on the App Store for free. The Pro version is currently sitting at the top of the Free App and Free Games...
Move the Box provides a sedate, logical take on the Match 3 puzzle genre

Hotline Miami - is there more to it than cartoon violence?

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Dennaton's stylish, atmospheric and gore-laden debut has been widely pirated, but its developers aren't complainingNew to Hotline Miami? Reader, meet a five-star neon-soaked death machine of a video game. Released on PC a fortnight ago, Hotline Miami's a little bit of stealth and strategy mixed with a whole lot of...
Hotline Miami - is there more to it than cartoon violence?

Inside the Open Data white paper: what does it all mean?

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The government's open data white paper is published today. But what does it actually include? Get the verdict• Get the data• Data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianDoes anyone disagree with more open data? It's a huge part of the coalition government's transparency strategy, championed by Francis Maude in...
Inside the Open Data white paper: what does it all mean?

An Urgent Letter To Small Businesses Who Don't Understand The Importance Of Yelp

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As a frequent user of Yelp and Seamless and other social web apps, I feel compelled to send a message to certain business owners. Perhaps you've never heard of Yelp or perhaps you think it doesn't matter. Word of mouth and newspaper reviews were enough to bring in customers...
An Urgent Letter To Small Businesses Who Don't Understand The Importance Of Yelp

Podcasts for iOS remains hard to use after recent fixes

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One month ago when we examined Apple's Podcasts application for iOS, we felt it wasn't fully baked. We did like the freedom from downloading that Podcasts' robust streaming feature provides. We also liked the simple access to podcasts downloaded through iTunes on the computer. But overall, the app just did...
Podcasts for iOS remains hard to use after recent fixes

Why you should stop trusting online user reviews (if you haven’t already)

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When you look at products online at Amazon or another site, it’s instinctual to take a glance at the star ratings by your peers. But with a new expose just posted by the New York Times about user review bribery, this is a good time to remind yourself not...
Why you should stop trusting online user reviews (if you haven’t already)

Life After Onion: What’s Next for Baratunde Thurston?

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Mr. Thurston (baratunde.com, Mindy Tucker) During lunch on Mother's Day, my own mom had some exciting news to announce: "I'm reading the best book!" she declared, taking a sip from her sweating water glass in the building May heat. "It's called How To Be Black. It's excellent--hilarious, but also serious," she...
Life After Onion: What’s Next for Baratunde Thurston?
OS X Mountain Lion already #1 paid app, user reviews mainly positive so far

Amazon Says Its Customer Review Guidelines Haven't Changed, But It Is Cracking Down On 'Promotional Content'

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Good news, everyone! We can totally start trusting Amazon reviews again. The company has been conducting a “sweeping but hazy purge” of customer reviews, according to a recent story in The New York Times. And while Amazon is only barely commenting on the issue, a new FAQ page sheds a little...
Amazon Says Its Customer Review Guidelines Haven't Changed, But It Is Cracking Down On 'Promotional Content'
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?