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Uber under fire from regulators and competitors in Chicago

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Uber, a startup that allows you to hail a car from your smartphone, is facing a fresh round of legal trouble, this time in Chicago. The Chicago Tribune reports that regulators have charged the company with a number of legal violations, including assessing a mandatory 20 percent tip and then...
Uber under fire from regulators and competitors in Chicago

Microsoft kicks off Kinect Accelerator program to take 11 Kinect-centric start-ups to the next level

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Microsoft unwittingly created quite the hacking cottage industry when it first introduced Kinect. Though it took awhile for the company to come to grips with the amazing inventions enabled by its sensor bar, Redmond eventually released Kinect for Windows. Now, the Kinect Accelerator program is here to take Kinect...
Microsoft kicks off Kinect Accelerator program to take 11 Kinect-centric start-ups to the next level

Privacy groups hail Google, FTC settlement over Apple Safari tracking

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Privacy advocates today welcomed news of a possible Google proposal to settle Federal Trade Commission charges related to its surreptitious tracking of Apple Safari users....
Privacy groups hail Google, FTC settlement over Apple Safari tracking
Social Shopping Site Shopcade Introduces 'Perks' To Reward Its Most Influential Shoppers

Motorola Prepares To Hail New Google Overlords

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Google (NSDQ: GOOG) is still waiting for the Chinese government to approve its purchase of Motorola (NYSE: MMI) Mobility, but it’s starting to line up new leaders for the company once the deal goes through, according to a report. And it sounds like Sanjay Jha, who brought Motorola back...
Motorola Prepares To Hail New Google Overlords

Outing online sexual predators is a sensationalist stopgap | Sady Doyle

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Gawker and Anonymous exposing individuals is one thing - but can we change the culture in which such behaviour is tolerated?Last week, Gawker's Adrian Chen published a story claiming to unmask "The biggest troll on the web." It's hard to believe that anyone can objectively determine the winner of that...
Outing online sexual predators is a sensationalist stopgap | Sady Doyle

Melb weather update: serious rain, no hail in Mont Albert. I'm still impressed by the big red oval http://is.gd/9S6mJ

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Melb weather update: serious rain, no hail in Mont Albert. I'm still impressed by the big red oval http://is.gd/9S6mJ

Yes, We Actually Changed Our Logo To Zuck (A Facebook IPO Round Up)

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Facebook put the “sexy” in S-1 today, with its IPO filing basically DDoSing the SEC’s site and eventually Scribd this afternoon. Because it drives massive amounts of traffic we are genuinely interested, we covered it a lot on the site and even changed our logo to Zuck’s face, a move which...
Yes, We Actually Changed Our Logo To Zuck (A Facebook IPO Round Up)

Cab-hailing apps get green light in NYC

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Appellate court lifts injunction against city's pilot program allowing users to hail yellow cabs via smartphone. Good news for services like Uber and its devoted user base. [Read more]...
Cab-hailing apps get green light in NYC

Cryoscope gadget simulates tomorrow's weather today (video)

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This multi-layered device can't shower you with hail or tan your outdoor-deprived complexion, regrettably. What it can do though, is deliver a direct haptic sensation of how warm or cold it'll be tomorrow, just in case you decide to venture out of your bedroom. An Arduino controller pulls in...
Cryoscope gadget simulates tomorrow's weather today (video)
NYC officials may delay widespread smartphone taxi hailing, propose limited pilot instead

All Hail Our Benevolent Corporate Overlords - Linux Today Blog #DMCA

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All Hail Our Benevolent Corporate Overlords - Linux Today Blog #DMCA

Debuting Its Second Batch Of 18 Companies, 500 Startups Looks To Become The Most Active Seed Fund In Mexico

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500 Startups appears to be on a mission to take over the world. With about 20 percent of its capital going to international companies, the seed fund and accelerator has expanded its scope to include India, Japan, China, Southeast Asia, Brazil and last year it snatched up LatAm startup accelerator,...
Debuting Its Second Batch Of 18 Companies, 500 Startups Looks To Become The Most Active Seed Fund In Mexico

After The Storm, Media Rap Up

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So it bucketed down Golf balls here in Melbourne Saturday…well, it did where I lived, some media are reporting hail as big as lemons. One of the few times I’ve ever been scared in weather (other times nearly exclusively on aircraft.) I actually pulled Declan away from the windows because...
After The Storm, Media Rap Up

RT @jcmc: http://twitpic.com/16vgj0 - A most exciting 10 mins in West Melbourne. Snowy hail and a river in our street.

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RT @jcmc: http://twitpic.com/16vgj0 - A most exciting 10 mins in West Melbourne. Snowy hail and a river in our street.

Uber App Can Now Be Used to Hail Yellow Cabs in New York

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After a series of court hearings and false starts, New York City's yellow-taxi riders can now, for the first time, legally hail a cab with a smartphone app, reports Matt Flegenheimer in The New York Times....
Uber App Can Now Be Used to Hail Yellow Cabs in New York

All Hail Gangnam Style: YouTube's Most Popular Video, Ever

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Thursday was Thanksgiving. Yesterday was Black Friday. And today is Gangnam Style Day — the world’s most popular-but-not-sure-why video became the most popular video on YouTube, ever, with some 804 million views. No need to show you the video, since you’ve seen it, over and over. But perhaps you’re like...
All Hail Gangnam Style: YouTube's Most Popular Video, Ever
Uber Reverts Back to Surge Pricing After One Day

NYC's livery car groups may have blocked the city's e-hail app pilot program from being enacted

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Not so fast, New York City. It appears that the implementation of the city’s e-hail app pilot program has been blocked, at least temporarily. Bloomberg is reporting that New York’s livery car groups have succeeded in preventing the city from testing out a new plan to allow people to hail...
NYC's livery car groups may have blocked the city's e-hail app pilot program from being enacted

BOM is going for seconds having failed earlier: new Severe Thunderstorm warning for Melbourne Big hail ctry areas http://is.gd/9RNKm

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BOM is going for seconds having failed earlier: new Severe Thunderstorm warning for Melbourne Big hail ctry areas http://is.gd/9RNKm

Hailing a Cab? There's an App for That

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New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission voted Thursday on a plan to permit customers to hail yellow cabs with smartphones during a one-year trial period....
Hailing a Cab? There's an App for That

Hailo Hail-By-App Cab Service Makes It Stateside, Opens For Business In Boston

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Hailo, the company that began life as an app for easily hailing and paying for black cab service in London less than a year ago, has now officially kicked off service in Boston, its first U.S. city. The app-based taxi service got its sea legs in Europe first in London,...
Hailo Hail-By-App Cab Service Makes It Stateside, Opens For Business In Boston

Uber Rival Hailo Reportedly Set To Close $30M Funding Round As It Expands In The U.S.

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London-based mobile taxi network Hailo is set to close a $30 million round of funding as it sets its sights on the U.S. market, reports AllThingsD. The Series B funding round is likely being led by Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures. Earlier this year, Hailo raised a $17 million round of...
Uber Rival Hailo Reportedly Set To Close $30M Funding Round As It Expands In The U.S.

Uber confirms it is shuttering NY taxi service, blames TLC and NYC for not supporting innovation

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Following reports from The Verge that Uber has shuttered its taxi service in NY, the transportation startup has publicly confirmed this is true on its blog, blaming New York’s Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) for putting up “obstacles and roadblocks in order to squash the effort.” Going further, Uber explained to users that, in...
Uber confirms it is shuttering NY taxi service, blames TLC and NYC for not supporting innovation

Video Elizabeth street. Note the white stuff on water is hail http://img94.yfrog.com/i/mnc.mp4/

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Video Elizabeth street. Note the white stuff on water is hail http://img94.yfrog.com/i/mnc.mp4/

All Hail the Kindle Single, Says Top Literary Critic

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E-readers aren't merely making reading more convenient, they're making new kinds of writing available....
All Hail the Kindle Single, Says Top Literary Critic

Can't Win 'Em All: Uber Gives Up Attempt To Do UberTaxi In NYC (For Now...)

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We've talked about how innovative ride hailing company, Uber, was pushing regulatory boundaries across the country, often showing how restrictive local regulators could be towards innovation. In many cases, Uber has been able to generate enough public support that local taxi and limo regulators ended up backing down. But you...
Can't Win 'Em All: Uber Gives Up Attempt To Do UberTaxi In NYC (For Now...)

Sony reveals Japan prices for Windows 8 VAIO machines

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With Windows 8 finally launching this month, it's only a matter of time before the web is flooded with prices of upcoming PCs, the first among which this month hail from Sony VAIO's Japan branch. Starting with the Duo 11 slider PC, it's expected to go for about ¥150,000...
Sony reveals Japan prices for Windows 8 VAIO machines

How Start-Up Chile Is Attracting Startups From Singapore, London, and San Francisco

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Socialance is a startup out of London that has moved to Santiago, Chile, for six months. The reason for the move is pretty straightforward: Start-Up Chile is giving the company $40,000 without taking any equity stake. And the rent is relatively cheap. Start-Up Chile, which was here at Disrupt San...
How Start-Up Chile Is Attracting Startups From Singapore, London, and San Francisco
Uber's taxi service returns to New York City -- with some big limitations
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