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The bitter truth about Greek yogurt: it's producing millions of pounds of toxic waste
“Social Ideation” Startup AHHHA Turns Users’ Ideas Into Real Products

Isis’ campaign to win over consumers starts at SXSW

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Isis, the mobile payment joint venture of Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile, is finally getting a public viewing at South by Southwest, with consumers able to see the near-field communication wallet in action. The demonstration at Isis’ lounge and booth sets the stage for Isis’ rollout this summer in Austin, Texas,...
Isis’ campaign to win over consumers starts at SXSW

Finding Your Own Value Balance at the Grocery Store

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Finding Your Own Value Balance at the Grocery Store

PayPal continues push towards in-store payments

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Despite the abrupt leaving of its CEO in January, PayPal is unfazed in its mission to make money off in-store payments, AllThingsD learned. Owned by eBay, the outfit had a number of demonstration set-ups of a grocery store, hardware store, and clothing store. In the San Jose area, PayPal has...
PayPal continues push towards in-store payments

I hate computers: confessions of a sysadmin

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I often wonder if plumbers reach a point in their career, after cleaning clogged drain after clogged drain, that they begin to hate plumbing. They hate pipes. They hate plumber’s putty. They hate all the tricks they’ve learned over the years, and they hate the need to have to...
I hate computers: confessions of a sysadmin
KidNimble Wants To Be The Recommendation Engine For Kids' Activities
Mobile Commerce App PayDragon Launches Checkout, Shipping Almost Anything In 2 Days Or Less

Apple squared, (four)squared

gigaom.com
I was down in Soho last week, visiting (of course) the new Manhattan REI store. After the shopping spree, I pulled out my iPhone and found a dinner recommendation on Explore: five of my friends had eaten at La Esquina, several of them more than once. Bingo. I go and...
Apple squared, (four)squared

Same-Day Delivery Could Be The Next Billion-Dollar Opportunity For Startups

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Same-day delivery is the next most important problem for technology to solve. Some of the hottest startups in Silicon Valley are already working on ways to attack it. Some of the biggest, most innovative technology companies in the world are also working on their own solutions for it, too. We've heard...
Same-Day Delivery Could Be The Next Billion-Dollar Opportunity For Startups

DailyDirt: Big Food Heists

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Who hasn't sampled some grapes at the grocery store before buying a bunch? That's a pretty minor theft, and presumably one that stores take into account when they're pricing grapes. The really big problems are when huge amounts of food go missing. Recently, there have been a few bizarre food-related...
DailyDirt: Big Food Heists

Grocery delivery startup Instacart adds Trader Joe's to its service, allowing for on-demand Two Buck Chuck

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Update: Unbeknownst to us at the time of posting, Instacart has temporarily suspended alcohol sales through its service. Thus, the title of this post is a bit off: you can’t yet buy wine from Trader Joe’s. The company told TNW that it is an issue it is working to solve,...
Grocery delivery startup Instacart adds Trader Joe's to its service, allowing for on-demand Two Buck Chuck

How-To: Make the key glowstick chemical yourself

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I have lots of hare-brained projects involving chemiluminescence that are currently back-burnered because the chemical that causes the bright chemiluminescence of commercial glowsticks, i.e. trichlorophenyl oxalate (TCPO, shown below), is relatively hard for hobbyists to acquire. I've even gone to the trouble of setting up a business account with...
How-To: Make the key glowstick chemical yourself

Big win for Microsoft: Facebook partnering with Bing for "Graph Search"

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While employees at Google may be worried about Facebook’s latest move, the Bing people over at Microsoft are pumping their fists. That’s because Facebook is partnering with Bing for its new search product called “Graph Search.” Graph Search is all about helping Facebook users search for things their friends have shared....
Big win for Microsoft: Facebook partnering with Bing for "Graph Search"

Caltech laser accelerometer research may bring fine-tuned position tracking, grocery ads

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One way that sensors can track your position without using an array of satellites is by measuring your acceleration as you move around -- but unless you're piloting a jumbo jet, current devices aren't very accurate. Researchers at Caltech hope to change all that with a new, ultra-sensitive accelerometer...
Caltech laser accelerometer research may bring fine-tuned position tracking, grocery ads

Larry Ellison Will Have To Share His Hawaiian Island With Former Owner, David Murdock

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Larry Ellison bought his own Hawaiian island, but the previous owner isn't quite done with it yet. The AP reports billionaire David Murdock, who sold the island to Ellison, will be holding on to three key pieces of property. He'll have his seven-bedroom, seven-bathroom, 44,921-square-foot mansion worth over $6 million....
Larry Ellison Will Have To Share His Hawaiian Island With Former Owner, David Murdock

Checkmark Brings Better Geofenced Reminders To iPhone, Mac Version In The Works

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Checkmark is yet another one of those buzzy iPhone apps which people were talking about, blogging about and raving about, even before it officially launched. And today, it launched. It’s hard to resist taking a look at it, when even weeks before its debut, people were saying this is the...
Checkmark Brings Better Geofenced Reminders To iPhone, Mac Version In The Works

Instacart is Uber for grocery delivery

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Instacart is a mobile app that lets you buy groceries from your phone and have them delivered to your instantly to you door. Users can scroll and search for the grocery items they want and tap to order. Instacart representatives will then assemble the order from the nearest grocery store...
Instacart is Uber for grocery delivery

PRWeb Releases Press Release About Its Fake Press Release, But The Circle Of Trust Is Now Broken

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PRWeb has just put out a press release about the fraudulent press release it released (and we erroneously reported) this morning. Ha. From the press release: “PRWeb transmitted a press release for ICOA that we have since learned was fraudulent. The release was not issued or authorized by ICOA. Vocus...
PRWeb Releases Press Release About Its Fake Press Release, But The Circle Of Trust Is Now Broken

Fisker Karma hybrid combusts, spontaneously

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In Woodside, Calif., the owner of a Fisker Karma hybrid pops into the grocery store. When she emerges again, her car, ma, has gone south and her Karma is in flames. [Read more]...
Fisker Karma hybrid combusts, spontaneously

IndoorAtlas uses disturbances in the (geomagnetic) force to map interiors, plot a path to aisle 3 (video)

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Interior navigation is only just coming into its own, but IndoorAtlas has developed a technology that could make it just as natural as breathing -- or at least, firing up a smartphone's mapping software. Developed by a team at Finland's University of Oulu, the method relies on identifying the...
IndoorAtlas uses disturbances in the (geomagnetic) force to map interiors, plot a path to aisle 3 (video)

Kosher Coke Is Once Again Here For Passover

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Passover might not be starting until next week, but Coca Cola has already begun distributing 2-liter bottles of its kosher formula, which replaces high fructose corn syrup with sugar, to stores around the country. I know because I've got some chilling in the fridge. If you're unfamiliar with the...
Kosher Coke Is Once Again Here For Passover
CHART: How Mobile Coupons Are Driving An Explosion In Mobile Commerce

What Is the Point of... Foursquare?

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Whenever a trendy app comes along, there are people who ask, “What is the point of this?” If millions of people are using something, there has to be a reason. In our What Is the Point of... series, we’ll explain it to you. This week, we're asking, What is the...
What Is the Point of... Foursquare?

Teehan+Lax's 'Do We Have Milk?' answers the burning question with your Android phone, custom jugs (video)

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Let's face it: whether or not there's enough good milk to drink has been an ongoing problem among the technology set, which is why we're surprised that we're only now seeing true smartphone-milk integration through a project at Teehan+Lax's Labs group. As the name implies, Do We Have Milk?...
Teehan+Lax's 'Do We Have Milk?' answers the burning question with your Android phone, custom jugs (video)

Today's Errands: Pick Up Milk at the Grocery Store... And Then a Trademark at the Legal Store

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The self-funded legal site best known as Trademarkia is bringing itself offline, with the opening today of a retail-hour legal services storefront that also sells books and tablets. The first store is at 323 University Avenue in Palo Alto, Calif., the historic tech startup hub (that is, until Palantir took...
Today's Errands: Pick Up Milk at the Grocery Store... And Then a Trademark at the Legal Store

Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The geeky foodie

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The Geeky Foodie Food and technology have a rocky history, as anyone who has ever spilled coffee on a keyboard can attest, but the tandem has a bright future thanks to a slew of apps and services that are designed to help you eat better. Food on the Table...
Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The geeky foodie

iPhone 5 Will Benefit Business... Eventually

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The arrival of Apple's iPhone 5 is a source of much joy for many consumers who long to get their hands on the latest gadget from Cupertino. But right now it might be causing some some headaches for businesses dealing with some half-baked software and potential jumps in their data...
iPhone 5 Will Benefit Business... Eventually

The Skinniest Shoppers Buy the Priciest Food

www.thekitchn.com
Yesterday we showed you a very interesting infographic of money spent on food, broken down by city. Now here is another wrinkle in the story of how people spend their money at the grocery store. A small study recently done in Seattle says that, in Seattle, a city with an...
The Skinniest Shoppers Buy the Priciest Food

Victims of Revenge Porn Mount Class Action Suit Against GoDaddy and Texxxan.com

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Ms. Toups being filmed for a video news segment about her experience with revenge porn. (Photo: Instagram/h0lliewood) “I don’t think that society really realizes how rampant it is,” Sarah, a victim of revenge porn, told Betabeat in a feature we wrote last month about the effort to put a stop...
Victims of Revenge Porn Mount Class Action Suit Against GoDaddy and Texxxan.com
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