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Groupon's Breadcrumb iPad app gets simple sign-in, faster credit payments, and check splitting features
Twitter reportedly testing features to surface local tweets

Robert Teitelman: Whatever Happened to Occupy Wall Street?

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Gone but not forgotten. Occupy Wall Street has disappeared from Zuccotti Park, save for occasional gatherings of shivering souls watched over by yellow-jacketed police, but it lingers on the edge of consciousness, in the now embedded cliché "we are the 99%" and, apparently in Davos, where all things go to...
Robert Teitelman: Whatever Happened to Occupy Wall Street?

PSA: The Dot In Your Gmail Address Doesn't Matter

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Somewhere out there, a woman named Sarah Perez is probably very frustrated by technology. No, not me, a different Sarah Perez. She signs up at websites to receive information, and it never comes. Friends invite her to gatherings, and she never hears about it. She tries to reset her password,...
PSA: The Dot In Your Gmail Address Doesn't Matter

Germany’s next10 conference – we have tickets to give away

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[Germany] There’s only two weeks left until one of Germany’s leading gatherings for the digital economy, next conference, takes place in Berlin. Two thousand participants and more than 100 speakers from all over Europe and the USA are expected on May 11 & 12, 2010. And best of all, TechCrunch...
Germany’s next10 conference – we have tickets to give away

FCC Announces Plan To Help Conference Wifi Actually Work

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The government wants to help ensure that conference Internet wifi actually works. Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Julius Genachowski, announced a new plan to open up a portion of the wireless spectrum for faster and more reliable wifi devices. Specifically, the FCC will work to open up the unlicensed...
FCC Announces Plan To Help Conference Wifi Actually Work

Why we're all big data now

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Distilling the idea of big data into image form isn’t always easy — large data files and lines of MapReduce code aren’t exactly visually compelling subjects. Photojournalist Rick Smolan has taken a different tact, however, by focusing not on what big data is, but on who big data is. His new book, The Human Face...
Why we're all big data now

Facebook Announces Mobile DevCons In NYC, London, Seoul, But They're More Meetups Than Newsy f8s

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Facebook hasn’t had a major, announcement-filled developer conference since September 2011′s f8, and won’t for the forseeable future. The Mobile DevCons it just announced won’t have a ton of news, I hear, but will let developers meet Facebook staff and partners in New York, London, and Seoul at one-day gatherings...
Facebook Announces Mobile DevCons In NYC, London, Seoul, But They're More Meetups Than Newsy f8s
RSVP Now For The TC Detroit Meetup On November 7
Announcing The TechCrunch Northern Meetups: Toronto, Detroit, Chicago
Urban Airship prepares for its Super Bowl moment

New Rules for China’s Internet Make Facebook Entry Even More Unlikely

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If Facebook is still considering entering China, it needs to look closely at the country’s proposed new Internet rules. Yesterday, the State Council Information Office posted a draft update of its Internet guidelines that will make it harder for social media users to remain anonymous and even easier for...
New Rules for China’s Internet Make Facebook Entry Even More Unlikely

Report: Yahoo's Marissa Mayer looking to snag Google's Henrique De Castro

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Henrique De Castro A new report from tech website AllThingsD suggested Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is currently ramping up efforts to poach a key Google advertising executive, Henrique De Castro, for either a COO or lead ad role. AllThingsD’s Kara Swisher, who cited “sources close to the situation” and “numerous...
Report: Yahoo's Marissa Mayer looking to snag Google's Henrique De Castro

Winners of the first Startup Weekend event in the north of England announced

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If you are in the North of England, you might already know that this weekend saw 70 entrepreneurs gathering at Newcastle University Business School for a Startup Weekend event. This evening the winners were announced after 54 hours of toil, pivots and pizza. There have been over 400 Startup Weekend events to...
Winners of the first Startup Weekend event in the north of England announced
RSVP Now For The TC Chicago Meetup On November 9
Bringing the old school vibe back to SXSW

New York Tech Meetup Debuts Paid Memberships for High Rollers

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At the Meetup. (flickr.com/alextorrenegra) Sick of the last New York Tech Meetup ticket selling out just before you have a chance to get your hands on it? Well, good news if you absolutely must attend every demo: The organization has just announced the launch of a beta-stage annual membership. In an email...
New York Tech Meetup Debuts Paid Memberships for High Rollers
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Top 10 YouTube Videos About Flash Mobs

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Flash mobs are "spontaneous" gatherings that are organized by emails and text messages. Everyone from celebrities to schools have created them. To keep it real, our Top 10 YouTube list is based only on non-commercial events. From a giant flash mob shootout in a shopping center in Poland, to a...
Top 10 YouTube Videos About Flash Mobs

Saudis imprisoned for allegedly inciting protests via Facebook

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Seven men are accused of breaking Saudi Arabia's "Anti-Cyber Crime Law" by taking to the social network to encourage protests and illegal gatherings. [Read more]...
Saudis imprisoned for allegedly inciting protests via Facebook
Supperking breaks bread with a new social dining platform

Have Yourself a Merry Little CryptoParty

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“CryptoParty” sounds like an event involving strangers in balaclavas and Guy Fawkes masks sipping cocktails and staring unblinkingly at each other.  That might be fun, but a CryptoParty is really, according to its wiki, a gathering of “Interested parties with computers and the desire to learn to use the most...
Have Yourself a Merry Little CryptoParty

Nokia World broken up into smaller events, bumped up to September 5-6

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We hope you hadn't planned too much of your late summer around the original Nokia World 2012 schedule, because the timetable has just been given a big shakeup. Instead of holding one, monolithic event in late September, Finland's phone giant is splitting the show into smaller, more targeted events....
Nokia World broken up into smaller events, bumped up to September 5-6

The Engadget Interview: BlackBerry developer evangelist Tom Anderson (video)

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We'll be honest, we didn't really know what we were getting ourselves into when we headed to BlackBerry's SXSW event. Gone are the business-suited low key gatherings traditionally tied to trade shows. The smartphone maker is here to meet developers on their own turf, putting together a bumping house...
The Engadget Interview: BlackBerry developer evangelist Tom Anderson (video)
Birds of a feather flock together, even in death

Today in Tech: Will Amazon same-day delivery destroy local retail?

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Why a cloud looms over one of tech's most exclusive gatherings this year; how to survive after RIM.  Hackers expose 453,000 credentials allegedly taken from Yahoo service [ARSTECHNICA] Hackers posted what appear to be login credentials for more than 453,000 user accounts that they said they retrieved in plaintext from...
Today in Tech: Will Amazon same-day delivery destroy local retail?

Banned TED talk wasn’t banned after all, and here it is, in all its 6 minute glory

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All right, the story was almost too good to be true: A TED talk, on economic issues and income equality and tax policy, didn’t get put onto the TED site. Enter cries of claimed censorship. It made a perfect narrative. TED, the exclusive, expensive event, a high watermark of gatherings,...
Banned TED talk wasn’t banned after all, and here it is, in all its 6 minute glory

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Shared by Jesse Stay I love this idea Mashable is partnering with Foursquare to give you insider tips and recommendations when you check in. From New York City to Silicon Valley, our reporters and editors will be your guide as you explore your city.We’ve gathered recommendations on social media venues,...
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