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You're A Fool If You Buy AppleCare For Your iPhone 5 (AAPL)

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Here's a little bit of insider info that Apple doesn't want you to know. When you buy your iPhone 5 and are asked if you want to buy an AppleCare protection plan, you should say "NO!" Why? AppleCare, which will set you back $99 for two years of coverage, is way too...
You're A Fool If You Buy AppleCare For Your iPhone 5 (AAPL)

Just In Time For SXSW, Getaround Car Rental Marketplace Launches In Austin

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Getaround, a car rental community that only launched in May 2011 and subsequently won TC Disrupt NY, is ready to get you where you need to be in time for SXSW. The app that lets you rent a car by the hour, day or week, and comes fully loaded with...
Just In Time For SXSW, Getaround Car Rental Marketplace Launches In Austin

UK mobile users hoard their old phones to the tune of £6.86 billion

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A study out this morning says that the UK is a nation of phone hoarders. The numbers, based on research by One Poll and presented by the mobile and tablet recycling site SellMyMobile, calculate that £6.86 billion ($10.7m) worth of phones are unused around the UK and that the average mobile...
UK mobile users hoard their old phones to the tune of £6.86 billion

New Dell Latitude 10 tablet boasts DoD level encryption

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Dell today deployed the LinktextLatitude 10 enhanced security configuration, a business-ready tablet designed to addressthe security challenges faced by the nature of the mobile devices. The Dell Latitude 10 is aimed at highly regulated industries such as government agencies, financial institutions and healthcare organizations, meeting the encyption and security requirements...
New Dell Latitude 10 tablet boasts DoD level encryption

DropTag tells phones when packages are bruised before they're opened (video)

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Many of us have had the misfortune of receiving a package that has been roughhoused in transit, and we might not have even realized it until we burrowed through the cardboard and tape. Cambridge Consultants' upcoming DropTag might just serve as the insurance we need. The badge can detect...
DropTag tells phones when packages are bruised before they're opened (video)

When Flo the insurance lady met RISD

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Progressive Corp.'s gadget for measuring diver usage is a marriage of art and commerce. By Omar Akhtar, contributor FORTUNE -- When students at the Rhode Island School of Design were asked to collaborate with an unlikely corporate partner--car insurer Progressive Corp. (PRG)--they went for the jugular. This week Progressive announced...
When Flo the insurance lady met RISD

SideCar is a community ridesharing app that aims to turn all of us into Uber drivers

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If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to drive a taxi or become a fancy Uber driver, you might actually get the chance to. A new app called SideCar aims to become a community of people looking to give each other rides to and from their destination. The...
SideCar is a community ridesharing app that aims to turn all of us into Uber drivers

RT @OpenCongress: Reminder: Members of Congress will have to buy insurance on exchanges (like the rest of us) under the bill: http://bit.ly/cLm15g

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RT @OpenCongress: Reminder: Members of Congress will have to buy insurance on exchanges (like the rest of us) under the bill: http://bit.ly/cLm15g

Zimride Turns Regular Cars Into Taxis With New Ride-sharing App, Lyft

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Here’s one to watch: the ride-sharing service Zimride, which has focused on matching riders and drivers for long trips, is launching a new on-demand ride-sharing app called Lyft. With an interface like Uber, Lyft users will be able to find nearby drivers and hop in for a ride, paying a...
Zimride Turns Regular Cars Into Taxis With New Ride-sharing App, Lyft

Data breach victims could get damages from careless firms

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How federal courts define the damages people suffer from data breaches is broadening dramatically, leaving unprepared companies at greater risk of big payouts in class-action lawsuits, lawyers from a prominent law firm say. Until a couple of years ago, courts would routinely dismiss lawsuits stemming from data breaches, such...
Data breach victims could get damages from careless firms

Using Facebook or Twitter 'could raise your insurance premiums by 10pc'

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People who use social media websites such as Twitter and Facebook have been warned that they could eventually face rises in their home insurance premiums of as much as 10pc....
Using Facebook or Twitter 'could raise your insurance premiums by 10pc'
Nuance's 'Nina' to add Siri-like features to customer service apps on iOS and Android

Microsoft brings HealthVault app to iPhone and iPad

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Microsoft is making its HealthVault medical data repository more mobile with the release of a new app for iPhone and iPad, expanding beyond its existing Windows Phone app. The app, available here, lets users access and store their personal medical and insurance info using a password-protected account. Existing iOS apps...
Microsoft brings HealthVault app to iPhone and iPad
Nationwide Insurance uses lawyers to protect details of October security breach

Why our insurance costs so much http://goo.gl/JvHf

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Why our insurance costs so much http://goo.gl/JvHf
PayNearMe now letting more types of business accept cash for online payments

Striking Uber drivers plan on not answering calls for rides on St. Patrick's Day in San Francisco

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Unhappy Uber black towncar drivers are planning on disrupting St. Patrick’s Day weekend service in San Francisco by refusing to respond to calls for rides. In an email TNW received from an unofficial spokesperson, from March 16-17, participating towncar drivers say they will not accept any Uber work. However, while...
Striking Uber drivers plan on not answering calls for rides on St. Patrick's Day in San Francisco

Rumors: Sprint plans to offer TEP coverage for iPhone; Verizon leak hints at shared data plans

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Sprint plans to offer its Total Equipment Protection coverage for the iPhone. SprintFeed received a tip that iPhone users who decided against AppleCare+ may have a second option through the carrier’s alternative insurance program. Sprint device owners can now pay an $8 monthly premium for TEP insurance that covers...
Rumors: Sprint plans to offer TEP coverage for iPhone; Verizon leak hints at shared data plans

Vodafone sends theft victim an £8,000 mobile bill

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Kaveh Lajmir had taken out mobile phone insurance, but a trip to Barcelona has left him with huge charges for fraudulent callsOn reflection: Vodafone, this is a disgraceVodafone boasts on its website that when you take out its insurance, "you don't need to worry if anything happens to your phone"....
Vodafone sends theft victim an £8,000 mobile bill

Web2.0rhea means ‘higher insurance premiums’

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Status: Being robbed :( Web2.0rhea sufferers may pay a high price for their compulsive use of Twitter and Facebook, in the form of higher insurance premiums.…Web threats: Why conventional protection doesn't work...
Web2.0rhea means ‘higher insurance premiums’

Proview fights for iPad trademark all the way to bankruptcy

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It’s a lot harder to pursue a trademark case when you’re bankrupt. And that could soon be the scenario faced by Proview, the Taiwanese company that is asserting it — and not Apple — owns the iPad trademark in China. The Associated Press reports Monday that Fubon Insurance, a Proview...
Proview fights for iPad trademark all the way to bankruptcy
No, Instagram can't sell your photos -- what the new terms of service really mean

We live or die on our database

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Jeff Pulver, co-founder of the Vonage Internet phone company and creator of the VON and 140 conferences, has an expression that you absolutely must take to heart: “We live or die on our database.” In the age of social networking and social media, it’s easy to get lost in the...
We live or die on our database

Over half of American homes don't have or use their landline

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It’s not really surprising but over half of Americans don’t have or use a land line, according to data published late last week by the Centers for Disease Control. The study tracks the demographics of land line telephone use and was designed to help the CDC adapt its data collection...
Over half of American homes don't have or use their landline

★"10,000 Turn Out In DC To Attack Insurance Co. Profits; Network News Ignores Them | Crooks and Liars" http://j.mp/bTQOOR

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★"10,000 Turn Out In DC To Attack Insurance Co. Profits; Network News Ignores Them | Crooks and Liars" http://j.mp/bTQOOR

Packing Your Bags? Moveline expanding across the country

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The TechStars NYC startup is expanding its business to 11 different cities across the United States. A recent TechStars NYC startup that helps people who are moving compare prices is about to expand across the country. Beginning Wednesday, Moveline, which operates like the travel site Kayak for those going...
Packing Your Bags? Moveline expanding across the country

Startup profile: Tamyca - because owning a car is so passé

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The founders of Tamyca are an audacious bunch. While the majority of 22-year-olds were partying or struggling to get their bachelor’s degrees, Justus Lauten, Michael Menis, Andreas Krueger, and Markus Harmsen were busy setting up a company: Tamyca, Germany’s largest peer-to-peer carsharing website. I caught up with Justus (right) to find...
Startup profile: Tamyca - because owning a car is so passé

Auto insurer Progressive alleges software license shakedown by Pitney Bowes

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A large auto insurance provider has become embroiled in a court battle with Pitney Bowes, alleging that the software vendor claims a 20-year-old license agreement between the companies has been significantly misinterpreted and that a significant additional amount of money is owed....
Auto insurer Progressive alleges software license shakedown by Pitney Bowes

Insurance form filling process, earn rs 150,000 every month

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Insurance form filling process, earn rs 150,000 every month

Unemployment Insurance Continuous Weekly Claims: Week Ending March 20 2010

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Unemployment Insurance Continuous Weekly Claims: Week Ending March 20 2010
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