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Closing the loop: How iOS acquisition is about to get a whole lot smarter

The New Foursquare Is Just A Twist On The Same Old Strategy

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This is a news note from Business Insider Intelligence, a new research and analysis service focused on the mobile and Internet businesses. Sign up for a free trial here. Foursquare recently unveiled the "New Foursquare", the latest version of its product.  You may have heard that it was a radical...
The New Foursquare Is Just A Twist On The Same Old Strategy

Google Dances on Reader's Grave With the Launch of 'Keep'

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(Photo: Google) This morning, I logged on to my computer and looked for my Reader tab in my Google drop-down, and it was gone. All those years of devotion and suddenly the GOOG burying our history together. So you’ll have to excuse me if I don’t rush to embrace Google’s...
Google Dances on Reader's Grave With the Launch of 'Keep'

Watch: This beautiful short film about dreaming big will warm your heart

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Growing up can be tough, and it’s unfortunately all too easy to lose sight of your dreams. If you need a dose of inspiration and a trip down nostalgia lane, watch this “When I Grow Up” short film from The Academy. When I Grow Up from The Academy. Creator Colin Hesterly calls...
Watch: This beautiful short film about dreaming big will warm your heart

Verizon promises billing reforms following Congressional pressure

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Verizon has agreed to limit third-party charges on the bills of its customers, a move that some in Congress, including Senator Jay Rockefeller, are applauding. At the heart of the issue are charges, tacked onto the bills of customers by companies other than Verizon. These can be for services that the...
Verizon promises billing reforms following Congressional pressure
Facebook Says Blocking Viral 'Reasons My Son Is Crying' Tumblr Was a 'Mistake'
PR isn't rocket science. Just ask Keith Rabois

CyberPower reveals Fang III Taipan SLI gaming notebook

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CyberPower is one of the better known builders of gaming desktops, but the company also makes supercharged laptops capable of running the latest GPU-punishing titles. The Fang III Taipan is its latest portable offering, and it carries both high-end components and a high-end price. The default configuration will set...
CyberPower reveals Fang III Taipan SLI gaming notebook

8 Things to Think About Before You Make Your Next Product Pitch

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St. Louis became the 22nd city to have a branch of the Founders Institute today. The operation helps entrepreneurs in a very structured four-month paid mentoring program. It involves intensive coaching and has resulted in more than 700 startups, with over 40% of them receiving funding. We have written about...
8 Things to Think About Before You Make Your Next Product Pitch

ClamCase Pro makes your iPad look like a thick MacBook Air

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When we reviewed the original ClamCase, we found a few flaws that kept it from being a homerun: a cramped keyboard, a mediocre plastic build and a cumbersome power switch. It was decent, but it could have been better. The peripheral's makers seemed to agree -- the ClamCase Pro...
ClamCase Pro makes your iPad look like a thick MacBook Air

Xbox Live turns 10 just as the service has a record breaking week

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Xbox Live is old enough to be a good way through elementary school, which makes it an amigo ancien in our time scale. However, old or not, the service is doing more than well. Microsoft today announced that Xbox Live is now 10 years old, and on the very heels of that,...
Xbox Live turns 10 just as the service has a record breaking week

Nobody Is Impressed By Facebook's Big Attempt To Take Over Android (FB)

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Facebook's new Android experience called "Facebook Home" will be available for download on April 12 alongside a flagship smartphone, the HTC First. Mixed reviews are starting to show up from the technology world. The general sentiment is that Facebook Home puts the social network at the heart of the smartphone experience....
Nobody Is Impressed By Facebook's Big Attempt To Take Over Android (FB)
Samsung delays Pebble Blue Galaxy S III over defects
Shapeways, the startup that lets you print 3D designs, is about to take off

Can The Government Really Walk The Line Of Regulating The Internet Without Screwing It Up?

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Recently, when I wrote about new moves by the federal government to gain more regulatory control over the internet, I mentioned our discussion from a couple months ago of a presentation by Lawrence Strickling, the head of the National Telecommunications and Information Agency (a division of the Department of Commerce),...
Can The Government Really Walk The Line Of Regulating The Internet Without Screwing It Up?

Not so fast SEO, Google has plans to punish sites that are “overly optimized”

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Head of Google’s Web Spam team Matt Cutts spoke on a panel at SXSW about search engine optimization and revealed a new strategy from Google that could send fear into the heart of any website manager. Google’s planning to punish any website that is “overly optimized,” according to Cutts. An audio...
Not so fast SEO, Google has plans to punish sites that are “overly optimized”

listening to "The Gossip - Yr Mangled Heart"

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listening to "The Gossip - Yr Mangled Heart"

Privacy Reboot Needed

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I’m sitting in a talk listening to Dennis Crowley, co-founder of Foursquare (that’s a photo of Dennis during the talk above). I’m sure you’ve heard of Foursquare, but with it we check in. In the building there are 101 other people checked in. Keep in mind this is NOT...
Privacy Reboot Needed

In Defense of the Idealists

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The other day I ripped into Pinterest a bit for its spammy email actions for new users. Not long after, a friend of mine called me out indirectly, saying that Google+ did much of the same and yet nobody really talked about it. I’ll argue the point that it wasn’t...
In Defense of the Idealists
YC-Backed Vayable Launches Destinations To Crowdsource Interesting Things To Do In Cities Around The World

Walter Cronkite Demonstrates the Home of the Future in 1967

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Take heart. You could be controlling your television from a panel half the size of a pool table. Sometimes, I take the remote control and the hardware and software it controls for granted. Increasingly complex television choices have overtaxed our television user interfaces. We ask too much of the humble...
Walter Cronkite Demonstrates the Home of the Future in 1967

Nokia 801 adds one part Belle, one part polycarbonate body for 100 percent possibility

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See that up there? That slick-looking, Belle-operating beaut is most definitely not Nokia's rumored 801 handset. No, what you're looking at above is simply a mock-up based on recent rumors circling the web, which peg this 12 megapixel-toting unicorn as the successor to the N8 and 701. It's hard...
Nokia 801 adds one part Belle, one part polycarbonate body for 100 percent possibility

Seven Minutes of Terror: NASA's Curiosity Rover to Land on Mars This Weekend

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On Sunday night, NASA will land a nuclear-powered six-wheeled rover the size of a Mini Cooper with a radioactive heart and rock-vaporizing laser to the surface of Mars. Here's how to follow along....
Seven Minutes of Terror: NASA's Curiosity Rover to Land on Mars This Weekend

Sony's Google TV box gets a refresh, NSZ-GS8 adds voice search ready remote

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Sony has just announced a new Google TV set-top box, the NSZ-GS8. Apparently replacing last year's NSZ-GS7 that lead the charge of second generation ARM-powered Google TV hardware, this one appears to be quite similar. As seen in the picture above (check after the break to see the old...
Sony's Google TV box gets a refresh, NSZ-GS8 adds voice search ready remote

Verizon, AT&T put Samsung's Galaxy Note II on pre-sale for $300 with a two-year contract

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Samsung's Galaxy Note II played coy at first by only hanging out with the European crowd, but now that it's here, it's the life of the US carrier party. The two biggest, AT&T and Verizon, have now glommed the phablet and each are offering it for pre-sale in all...
Verizon, AT&T put Samsung's Galaxy Note II on pre-sale for $300 with a two-year contract

BlackBerry 10 begins carrier testing for 2013 launch

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If you're part of the dwindling group that hasn't given up on BlackBerry, take heart in the knowledge that Research in Motion is still on schedule to launch BlackBerry 10 early next year. Thorsten Heins, RIM's president and CEO, said in a statement that BlackBerry 10 has entered lab...
BlackBerry 10 begins carrier testing for 2013 launch

Samsung biological analysis patent app has your best heart at interest

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In Patent-application-land, the hills roll on forever, while buttercups gently ripple with the breeze. Anything is possible in Patent-application-land. In this particular filling, Samsung lays out some ideas about helping you to keep your health in check. An "internet phone" and a "biological analysis device" would combine to send...
Samsung biological analysis patent app has your best heart at interest

AMD touts LRDIMM memory for x86 servers

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Pushing up to 384GB per socket It looks like Advanced Micro Devices is first to market with support for load reduced DIMM DDR3 main memory for x86 and quite possibly all kinds of servers, and is trotting out Inphi, the maker of the isolation memory buffer chip that is at...
AMD touts LRDIMM memory for x86 servers

Cofounderly Is A Couples App For Founders. Yes, Really.

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You’ve probably heard plenty of comparisons between founding a startup with someone and being in a relationship (heck, there’s even a service called FounderDating). Well, TheIceBreak has taken those comparisons to heart with a new iPhone app called Cofounderly. When I describe this as a couples app for co-founders, I...
Cofounderly Is A Couples App For Founders. Yes, Really.

Nintendo's pre-E3 press conference video is now available -- relive the magic again and again

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Did you miss any of the magic that was the Nintendo pre-E3 press event? Great news: it's now online in pre-recorded form, so you can watch it to your heart's content. Using the Wii U controller as a TV remote? The Wii U Pro Controller? The unveiling of the...
Nintendo's pre-E3 press conference video is now available -- relive the magic again and again
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