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Retail: No NFC for iPhone 5 Could Be a Gift at the Checkout Counter

Marketing Biz: Adobe Social, Deal Junkies & Bitchy Tweets

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This week I am reminded of Voltron, narcolepsy and Burn Notice. Confused? Let me explain. The Hootsuite acquisition of Seesmic and Nebula funding remind me of Voltron. The title of the piece about eBay acquiring Svpply makes me think of My Own Private Idaho and, thus, narcolepsy which is what...
Marketing Biz: Adobe Social, Deal Junkies & Bitchy Tweets
Startup Spotlight: Stride taps user feedback to build a CRM product with 'love'

Rolf Dobelli's ideas about not needing news are dangerous | Madeleine Bunting

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You don't need to cut yourself off from the world in order to flourish, as Rolf Dobelli claims - it's all about healthy moderationImagine you are not reading this - you are not on the Guardian's website or reading the paper. In fact, you never visit the Guardian, and you...
Rolf Dobelli's ideas about not needing news are dangerous | Madeleine Bunting

Leaning left or right? Browser plugin looks to bring balance to political news

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It’s an election year, which means a lot of mud is being slung in various media outlets. Oftentimes, it’s hard to find the truth among all of the clutter. But a new online tool could help identify biases in news reporting, pointing consumers of news to other viewpoints, especially when...
Leaning left or right? Browser plugin looks to bring balance to political news

Who Uses Twitter? Well, Not Many People Who Live in the Boonies

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Seriously, just try getting a signal. Not gonna happen. (flickr.com/ladytaz) Oh the times, oh the customs! The data junkies at the Pew Research Council are back with another Internet & American Life dispatch, and it looks like you all are pretty enthusiastic about Twitter. Your country cousins? Not so...
Who Uses Twitter? Well, Not Many People Who Live in the Boonies

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Do follow fans Link junkies Cool bloggers welcome to the SPOT @ http://dofollowluv.com :)
$FB Is Blowing Up On StockTwits, Too
Lost In A Haze Of Distraction

50GB free Dropbox service confirmed for Samsung Galaxy Note II and Galaxy Camera

www.engadget.com
Good news, storage junkies: Dropbox and Samsung have renewed their vows with a deal that'll provide 50GB of free storage for two years to owners of the new Galaxy Note II and Galaxy Camera. As you'd expect, this means the Dropbox app will be pre-installed, and it also ensures...
50GB free Dropbox service confirmed for Samsung Galaxy Note II and Galaxy Camera

Nigeria's BlackBerry addiction offers hope for Research in Motion

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In Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt, Africa's three biggest economies, BlackBerrys outsold smartphone competitors this quarter"What's your BB pin?"The question is the ultimate social status badge for many young, urban Nigerians. Standing in front of a row of gleaming BlackBerry handsets in a Lagos phone shop, sales assistant Remi Olajuwon...
Nigeria's BlackBerry addiction offers hope for Research in Motion

Roku adds Slacker Radio to app locker, Watchlist now live on Amazon Instant Video

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Well, hello there Roku owners. Via its blog site, the creator of the tiny, but entertainment-packed boxes announced it's now giving you access to the renown Slacker Radio application, allowing you to listen in on over 200 music stations -- much like you already do on your iOS and...
Roku adds Slacker Radio to app locker, Watchlist now live on Amazon Instant Video

Cry the beloved Google Reader

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Why is Google killing its RSS reader? By Ryan Bradley, senior editor FORTUNE -- They must have known  in Mountain View that the biggest howl would come from the press--all us news junkies, crying over our loss. For five years going there has been nothing better than Google's stripped-down RSS reader for...
Cry the beloved Google Reader

Review: Pulse app for Pokki brings the news to your desktop

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News junkies, Pokki has you covered with its very own desktop version of Pulse. Pulse for Pokki is a mirror image of the Web app, with one significant difference: There's no need to launch your browser. Once you sign in with your Pulse account, the app immediately syncs your...
Review: Pulse app for Pokki brings the news to your desktop
The best Retina Display apps to show off your new iPad

CBS Takes a Second Shot at the Super Bowl's Second Screen

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If you want to, you can watch the entire Super Bowl on the Web today, for free, on your PC or tablet.* And maybe a handful of you will want to do that, for some odd reason. CBS, which is streaming the game, figures the rest of us won’t. “Our...
CBS Takes a Second Shot at the Super Bowl's Second Screen

RIM busts Mr. Blurrycam, patents tech to 'prevent inconspicuous use of cameras'

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RIM's own smartphones have been the target of many a "Mr. Blurrycam" snap, but a new feature could put an end to "inconspicuous" shooting, according to a patent issued today. The tool would be in line with the company's mission to protect corporations from security vulnerabilities, which include not...
RIM busts Mr. Blurrycam, patents tech to 'prevent inconspicuous use of cameras'

You can hack it, you can bash it, but Tumblr's still got it | Bim Adewunmi

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The hackers who infiltrated the microblogging site were spot on about its flaws and indulgences, but it won't put us users offAlmost everyone on the internet agrees that most memes are born on 4Chan. How they propagate thereafter is a little fuzzy, but there is little doubt that a big...
You can hack it, you can bash it, but Tumblr's still got it | Bim Adewunmi

Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week (AAPL)

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We've put together a list of the best iPhone and iPadapps you might've missed this week. We have a new app for news junkies, an app that recommends real-world events for you to attend, and even a game about fighting trolls.Scoople is perfect for news junkies Scoople pulls in news stories from...
Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week (AAPL)

For the Love of God, Don't Get Between K-Pop Fans and Their Music

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Hullo? For a brief period on Sunday, several popular K-pop videos were blocked from international viewers. And, as Billboard reports, devoted fans reacted (as you’d expect) like a bunch of junkies arriving home to discover their stash stolen. In short, they freaked right the fuck out. The affected videos were...
For the Love of God, Don't Get Between K-Pop Fans and Their Music
With $6.5M In Tow, Bina Technologies Wants To Bring Big Data Insight To Genomic Sequencing

DEAD OR ALIVE: 6 Months After TechStars NYC, Where Are The 12 Startups Now?

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Want to hear from top startups like Fab.com and Lot18? And NY's top investors? Join 800 innovation junkies at the Startup conference on May 3, 2012! Register now!Last November, 12 startups presented to hundreds of investors and journalists at TechStars NYC Demo Day. Six months later, some are alive and...
DEAD OR ALIVE: 6 Months After TechStars NYC, Where Are The 12 Startups Now?

Greg Bond: Gmail Launches Sneak Peek And Nested Labels. You’ll Want To Check These Out Right Now.

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Greg Bond: Gmail Launches Sneak Peek And Nested Labels. You’ll Want To Check These Out Right Now.

Hey startups, is your service a ‘healer’ or a ‘[drug] dealer’?

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What if Facebookis nothing more than a digital drug dealer and we’re all just junkies? It’s a provocative stance, but it has merit. And as we head toward a future where technology is not just something we do, but a part of our biology, that question raises a whole slew...
Hey startups, is your service a ‘healer’ or a ‘[drug] dealer’?

Digg updates its iOS app to bring its Digg Reader RSS service to mobile

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Digg Reader, Digg’s take on bridging the impending gap when Google Reader is finally ‘sunsetted’ this month, opened up in beta this week and today the service stepped on to mobile as an update to the Digg iOS app, right on Digg’s previously announced schedule. The tech space has been...
Digg updates its iOS app to bring its Digg Reader RSS service to mobile

After Using a Minimal Site for Six Months, SideTour Launches Version 2.0

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"As Lean junkies, we’ve been running SideTour for the last 6 months on the MVP we built over two weeks in Techstars last summer," SideTour cofounder Mark Webster wrote in an email. SideTour, a marketplace for people who want to host activities—amateur tour guides, and the like—launched six months ago...
After Using a Minimal Site for Six Months, SideTour Launches Version 2.0

Google Glass shows how Diane von Furstenberg is living, what it's like at New York Fashion Week (video)

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Project Glass has already given adrenaline junkies a POV view of a skydiver's freefall, and now Google's giving fashionistas a similar rush with a new film about New York Fashion Week. It was shot entirely with Glass by various folks at the DVB show, including Diane von Furstenberg herself,...
Google Glass shows how Diane von Furstenberg is living, what it's like at New York Fashion Week (video)

Huawei Ascend Q hands-on (video)

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Huawei's taken to the Taste of Chicago event in Chicago to introduce its fresh pair of myTouch phones to the world, but it also had another gem at its booth: the Huawei M660, also known as the Ascend Q. An upcoming smartphone that's poised to hit the US in...
Huawei Ascend Q hands-on (video)

MetroPCS Due to Dial Up the Details on T-Mobile Deal

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It’s been a quiet couple of weeks for telecom junkies after a flurry of activity last month. But another fix is coming, as soon as this week. MetroPCS is expected to file a proxy on its sale to Deutsche Telekom AG’s T-Mobile USA to the Securities and Exchange Commission in...
MetroPCS Due to Dial Up the Details on T-Mobile Deal
Gorgeous “Instagram for news” app Flud heads to Android, Windows Phone — raising up to $8M
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