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Insparq's Live Pinboards Bring A Fancy, Social E-Commerce Experience To Any Online Retailer

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If you listen to the likes of venture capitalist Marc Andreessen, physical retail as we know it is on a slow march to obsolescence, with the world today in a “pre-death” state of good-but-transitory traditional businesses sitting alongside more exciting e-commerce developments that point to the future. One such company working...
Insparq's Live Pinboards Bring A Fancy, Social E-Commerce Experience To Any Online Retailer

Simmtronics' $81 XPad debuts, winning the race to the bottom

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The marketplace is flooded with cheap tablets at this point. Some of them quite impressive, others are likely to make your tear your hair out. We think its safe to say that Simmtronics XPad will fall firmly in the latter category but, being a high-end pixel-pushing machine isn't the...
Simmtronics' $81 XPad debuts, winning the race to the bottom
NSA trolls for talent at Def Con, the nation's largest hacker conference

Freemium Medical Care? Indian Hospital Shows That A Charitable Hospital Can Still Make A Profit

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Aaron DeOliveira points us to an interesting documentary (and related series of articles) about a hospital in Bangalore, India called Narayana Hrudayalaya, which is providing top notch medical services to all comers and still making a profit in doing so. The trick appears to be a variation on the basic...
Freemium Medical Care? Indian Hospital Shows That A Charitable Hospital Can Still Make A Profit

Smart TVs Fail To Score With Consumers In U.S. And Other Western Markets: GfK

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Here’s one reason why Apple may not be producing a television with its name blazoned on it in the near term: it doesn’t look like people have, so far, shown that much interested in them yet. According to a new report out from consumer researchers GfK, connected TV televisions are...
Smart TVs Fail To Score With Consumers In U.S. And Other Western Markets: GfK
Stoking the Fire: How Amazon will try to make cheap sexy

Local Content Consolidation: Advance Publications' Bizjournals Division Buys Streetwise Media Sites

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Some consolidation afoot in the world of local online publishing: American City Business Journals, the Advance Publications-owned publishers of the Bizjournals network of local business sites, has bought Streetwise Media, which runs two websites based on crowdsourced local news, Bostinno in Boston and In the Capital in Washington, DC. Financial terms of...
Local Content Consolidation: Advance Publications' Bizjournals Division Buys Streetwise Media Sites

Intel's (latest) mobile comeback

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CEO Paul Otellini thinks he's finally found a way to get Intel into the mobile game. Will phone makers take his call? FORTUNE -- There are two kinds of CEOs: Those who love the spotlight and those who hate it. Paul Otellini, chief executive officer of Intel, falls into the...
Intel's (latest) mobile comeback

Court schedules December 6 hearing on Apple's push for triple damages from Samsung

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Judge Koh has set the briefing and hearing schedule of the parties' post-trial motions in Apple v. Samsung. There are two categories of post-trial motions to decide on: motions seeking to overturn parts of the jury verdict (arguing that the judge should overrule the jury or order a new trial...
Court schedules December 6 hearing on Apple's push for triple damages from Samsung

Fleksy predictive text beta software for Android wanted to write this post for us, will be demonstrated at CES 2013

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If touchscreen typing worked flawlessly, we wouldn't have Bluetooth keyboards to avoid it, or special software around to make it a little easier. Syntellia is one company working on a solution in the latter category -- a predictive text engine called Fleksy -- that makes some pretty bold claims....
Fleksy predictive text beta software for Android wanted to write this post for us, will be demonstrated at CES 2013
Joor Banks $3.25M to Modernize Fashion Wholesale

Report: Location-based mobile services have huge untapped potential worldwide

thenextweb.com
There is a massive demand for location-based mobile services worldwide, according to the findings of a new TNS report, which found that the services are the most sought after by mobile users across the globe ‘Mobile Life‘, the firm’s latest report, concludes that almost two-thirds of mobile users that don’t...
Report: Location-based mobile services have huge untapped potential worldwide

Lionsgate teams up with Samsung to convert more films to 3D, starts with Gamer, Crank and Bangkok Dangerous

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Got a 3D TV? You've probably noticed that not all depth perception is equal. It's true, not all films have the privilege of being shot in 3D -- many are converted in post production, and more still make the switch years after their initial release. Lionsgate and Samsung are...
Lionsgate teams up with Samsung to convert more films to 3D, starts with Gamer, Crank and Bangkok Dangerous

Gartner: half of smartphones sold are Apple or Samsung, Huawei third for the first time

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We saw last quarter that mobile phone buyers were on the decline in general, but sales of smartphones were way, way up. That's how 2012 finished off as well according to Gartner, with cellphone purchases down 1.7 percent overall from 2011, but sales of higher-IQ models up 38.3 percent...
Gartner: half of smartphones sold are Apple or Samsung, Huawei third for the first time

'Beautiful Clock Widgets' brings delicious digital timepieces to Android

thenextweb.com
Some apps set out to change the world, others are hell-bent on bringing beauty to your pocket gadgets. Beautiful Clock Widgets falls into the latter category. This little Android app does exactly what it says on the label, featuring a collection of clock widgets with the choice of additional data,...
'Beautiful Clock Widgets' brings delicious digital timepieces to Android

When Mom Goes Viral

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Some people pursue celebrity. Others stumble into it as they are rushing off to bridge club. My 85-year-old mom, Marilyn Hagerty, a newspaper columnist, is in the latter category. When she wrote a review of the new Olive Garden restaurant in Grand Forks, N.D., last week, she wasn’t expecting anyone...
When Mom Goes Viral

Metamaterial camera needs no lens, could herald cheaper imaging tech

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Metamaterials are proving to be quite useful for toying with the electromagnetic spectrum, whether for technology previously thought to be the stuff of science fiction, or for boring real-world applications. Engineers at Duke University have come up something that falls more into the latter category: a metamaterial imaging sensor...
Metamaterial camera needs no lens, could herald cheaper imaging tech
Bladepad: A Kickstarter Project to Make iPhone Gaming Less Painful

HotelTonight revamps mobile apps, personalizes same-day booking deals; plots big push into Europe

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HotelTonight, the startup offering travellers select same-day hotel booking deals in major cities via iOS and Android apps, is releasing completely revamped and upgraded applications for both mobile platforms today. Dubbed version 4.0 both on Android, iPad and iPhone, the last-minute hotel booking apps now come with deeper understanding of...
HotelTonight revamps mobile apps, personalizes same-day booking deals; plots big push into Europe

It's our duty -- all of us -- to fight for the open web

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When you use an app, or a platform like a mobile phone, or a social network, or a web service — whether it’s from Google or Apple or Amazon or Facebook — do you think about the extent to which it is open or closed? Or do you just think...
It's our duty -- all of us -- to fight for the open web

Newly Redesigned Cluster Makes Photo Sharing Among Small Groups Simpler, More Personal

techcrunch.com
Despite the ubiquity of smartphones and the insane number of photos we now save and share, surprisingly, no one has yet to figure out how to shift more personal and private photo-sharing away from old school methods like SMS and email, and into a dedicated mobile application. A number of startups, however,...
Newly Redesigned Cluster Makes Photo Sharing Among Small Groups Simpler, More Personal
ReadyForZero launches student loan acceleration, targets $1 trillion bubble

Truecaller Opens Paid API To Select Developers To Monetise Its Global Phone Directory

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Truecaller, the Sweden-based creater of a crowdsourced phone directory app and online white pages service, has opened its API to a select group of “handpicked” developers. Truecaller said its directory now contains some 600 million phone numbers, either contributed by individuals or harvested through partnerships with  other directory services. Truecaller’s numbers...
Truecaller Opens Paid API To Select Developers To Monetise Its Global Phone Directory

On the road: Vauxhall Mokka 1.4T AWD Exclusiv 4x4 S/S 5dr

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'The new mini-SUV from Vauxhall has an odd design. In fact, it's a bit of a lunk, full of musclebound bulges, like Alex "The Reidinator" Reid on wheels'Recently, Kia launched a "sleek, low, yet muscular coupé... cheeky and cheerful in its compactness", its name "hinting at the fun on the...
On the road: Vauxhall Mokka 1.4T AWD Exclusiv 4x4 S/S 5dr

Samsung starts production of 20nm 4Gb LPDDR3 mobile DRAM

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What is it that you want to know about the RAM in your mobile device? Usually, how much of it there is, and if you're a little more demanding of your hardware, maybe what type it is, too. Well, folk in the latter category might interested to know that...
Samsung starts production of 20nm 4Gb LPDDR3 mobile DRAM

Mobile Internet devices will outnumber humans this year, Cisco predicts

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Cisco came up with an interesting prediction in its latest forecast of global mobile data traffic: by the end of this year, there will be more Internet-connected mobile devices than people on Earth. "By the end of 2012, the number of mobile-connected devices will exceed the number of people...
Mobile Internet devices will outnumber humans this year, Cisco predicts

Facebook Doesn't Need a New CEO, Reuters Needs a New Technology Writer

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You know what’s great about blogs? Anyone can become a reporter. You know what’s horrible about blogs? Anyone can become a reporter. People in the former category are insightful insiders like Fred Wilson or Ben Horowitz or even former attorney Michael Arrington. People in the latter category are like...
Facebook Doesn't Need a New CEO, Reuters Needs a New Technology Writer
For startups in emerging fields, patents are critical

HootSuite CEO: We're Buying Seesmic For The Users, Not The Tech [Interview]

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TechCrunch first reported earlier today that enterprise social media platform HootSuite is buying another social media platform, Seesmic. That fact has now been confirmed by HootSuite itself. Ryan Holmes, the CEO, has given us some more color on the deal, and we’ve found out some other details as well along the...
HootSuite CEO: We're Buying Seesmic For The Users, Not The Tech [Interview]

DIY'er makes his own conductive ink, teaches you how to do the same

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There are DIY projects that you should do at your own risk, and then there are DIY projects that you should do at your own risk. This conductive ink concocted by Jordan Bunker falls into the latter category, but it should be relatively straightforward for those who know what...
DIY'er makes his own conductive ink, teaches you how to do the same
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