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V.me by Visa digital wallet launches in Europe this fall

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Visa Europe on Monday revealed that its V.me by Visa digital wallet service will launch in the fall in the UK, Spain, and France. At the same time, payments processor WorldPay will be a key development partner of the platform in the UK. More partners, such as banks and retailers,...
V.me by Visa digital wallet launches in Europe this fall

Facebook announces new mobile platform features to give app developers better tools

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Facebook today announced a number of changes meant to improve the experience and increase the possibilities for mobile developers building apps that integrate with the social network. This includes new Open Graph APIs, a standard mobile share dialog, faster login and a Technology Partners program to help developers find third-party...
Facebook announces new mobile platform features to give app developers better tools

Pioneer Square tower plan: Jenga puzzle meets Borg ship

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For a while now we’ve been keeping an eye on developments in Pioneer Square as the Seattle neighborhood tries to make a comeback as a technology hum. More tech companies have been moving in, but one of the neighborhood’s big needs is more residential life, to keep the area populated after...
Pioneer Square tower plan: Jenga puzzle meets Borg ship

The UK's Nationwide Building Society signs up for V.me, Visa's digital wallet

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The latest organisation to sign up for Visa’s digital wallet – V.me – is the Nationwide Building Society and it is preparing to rollout an initial trial this year. V.me is a payment system where customers can store multiple payment cards in a digital wallet and make online payments without...
The UK's Nationwide Building Society signs up for V.me, Visa's digital wallet

Facebook announces new mobile platform features to give app developers better tools

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Facebook today announced a number of changes meant to improve the experience and increase the possibilities for mobile developers building apps that integrate with the social network. This includes new Open Graph APIs, a standard mobile share dialog, faster login and a Technology Partners program to help developers find third-party...
Facebook announces new mobile platform features to give app developers better tools

Companies With More Than One Office Dangerous Investments, Says Peter Thiel

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Billionaire Facebook investor, former PayPal CEO, and Palantir cofounder Peter Thiel taught a class at Stanford this Spring. We're going through student Blake Masters's notes today and posting the most interesting things we learn. Here's the latest. Peter Thiel says that investors should "seriously reconsider before investing in companies that...
Companies With More Than One Office Dangerous Investments, Says Peter Thiel

Visa Adds Overstock.com, Its Biggest Retail Catch Yet, To Its V.me Digital Wallet

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Visa today is announcing a key development in its bid to build a ubiquitous digital wallet service. It has signed on Overstock.com as the lastest retailer to use V.me. That service now has 35 online merchants signed up, but Overstock, which makes some $1 billion in online sales annually across...
Visa Adds Overstock.com, Its Biggest Retail Catch Yet, To Its V.me Digital Wallet

DARPA's "Cheetah" robot sets new speed record of 18mph on treadmill

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Biologically inspired designs are not a new thing in robotics, but the video embedded below is the first time I've ever seen something that looks like it's modeled on a family pet. Development of the Cheetah robot is being funded by DARPA, the US's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency....
DARPA's "Cheetah" robot sets new speed record of 18mph on treadmill

Mmm, invisibility donut... researchers try new takes on the "invisibility cloak"

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Duke University researchers who previously demonstrated invisibility cloaking in the lab have employed 3D printing to build their latest “cloak” – a disk that can block microwaves. The thickness of the donut-like disk roughly matches one wavelength, and its combination of air and dielectric (insulating, nonconducting) composite material deflects microwaves....
Mmm, invisibility donut... researchers try new takes on the "invisibility cloak"

10,000 apps in, Microsoft tries to find the turbo button for Windows 8 development

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It was quite the morning here in Redmond, on the Microsoft campus. A morning keynote – the company abhors a late start – kicked off BUILD, Microsoft’s key development conference, launching what could be described as the real season of Windows 8 application development. The driver behind Windows 8 application...
10,000 apps in, Microsoft tries to find the turbo button for Windows 8 development

Ubuntu phones to come with a terminal--prepare your command line skills

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The Ubuntu phone operating system will come with a terminal application. That's right: experienced users will have access to the full power of the Linux system running underneath the phone's shiny graphical user interface. While Ubuntu phone code hasn't been released publicly yet, it seems that development will take...
Ubuntu phones to come with a terminal--prepare your command line skills

That Flickr Account Wasn't Marissa Mayer, But She *Is* Currently Looking For A New Head Of Flickr

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Oh Process Journalism, how lucky we here at TechCrunch are that we get to practice you. Anyways, here’s what I got: That “Marissa Mayer” account that went up on Flickr earlier today isn’t actually Marissa. While Mayer does have a personal Flickr account, it’s currently set to Private: We should...
That Flickr Account Wasn't Marissa Mayer, But She *Is* Currently Looking For A New Head Of Flickr

In Mobile Ads, iOS Is Still The Most Valuable Platform; Apps Drive 73% Of All Revenues, Says Opera

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We’re seeing a lot of evolution and growth in the world of mobile ads — Facebook’s recent introduction of ads into its mobile platform being one key development — but some stats are proving harder to budge. The internet browser company Opera today released its latest State of Mobile Advertising report,...
In Mobile Ads, iOS Is Still The Most Valuable Platform; Apps Drive 73% Of All Revenues, Says Opera
Apple reportedly shut Samsung out completely from the A6 chip development process
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