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Groupon rolls out version 2 of its app, launches Rewards, its merchant loyalty program

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Today, Groupon has launched version 2 of its iOS app, which is full of a bunch of new features as well as a new design. The app now has a different “carousel” style navigation that will help you find new deals easier. The pictures in the app are also larger...
Groupon rolls out version 2 of its app, launches Rewards, its merchant loyalty program

Flickr cofounder Caterina Fake launches Pinwheel

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She did Flickr. Then Hunch. Now she's launching Pinwheel. [Read more]...
Flickr cofounder Caterina Fake launches Pinwheel
HP bulks up its incoming Windows 8 lineup with four new All-in-One PCs

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 review: Dual-core in a quad-core world

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The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 launches with ICS and a dual-core processor for $400. A couple months ago this would have made an appealing package for Android tablet shoppers. Now, not so much. [Read more]...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 review: Dual-core in a quad-core world

Amazon's Appstore for Android launches in Europe as Kindle Fire sells out with 22 percent of US tablet sales

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Amazon has a bit of exciting Android-related news today: The mega online retailer announced the launch of its Appstore for Android in Europe and revealed its Android-powered Kindle Fire is currently sold out after gobbling up nearly one-fourth of United States tablet sales. The Appstore opened in Germany, France,...
Amazon's Appstore for Android launches in Europe as Kindle Fire sells out with 22 percent of US tablet sales

Google Now assistant launches on Apple's iPhone & iPad

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Google Now, an intelligent assistant service that has been a staple feature of Android for the last year, has come to Apple's iOS platform, with iPhone and iPad support now available as part of the Google Search app.    ...
Google Now assistant launches on Apple's iPhone & iPad

Samsung Galaxy S Duos goes official: launches in Europe next month

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Aside from that minor labeling at the top, the Galaxy S Duos appears to be trading heavily on the looks of Samsung's latest flagship. That said, it does have its own trick; space for two SIMs. The phone will be able to keep both SIMs running concurrently, with the...
Samsung Galaxy S Duos goes official: launches in Europe next month

FileMaker 12 launches with new templates, iOS apps now free

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Apple subsidiary FileMaker Inc. on Wednesday launched FileMaker Pro 12, featuring new templates and enhanced 64-bit support, along with a new, free mobile version for iOS devices....
FileMaker 12 launches with new templates, iOS apps now free
Hands-on with AT&T's quad-core LG Optimus G

Zynga CTO talks up Z Cloud 2.0, shift away from Amazon

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Game giant Zynga is weaning itself off of Amazon public cloud infrastructure as it moves the bulk of its workloads onto its internal Z Cloud. “In early 2011, 80 percent of our [daily average users] were on Amazon, 20 percent on Z Cloud. By the end of the year that number...
Zynga CTO talks up Z Cloud 2.0, shift away from Amazon

Google Earth's tour guide feature swells to the tune of 100K new attractions

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Hate flying? Google Earth could keep you visiting attractions anyway for the next, oh, rest of your life or so, thanks to 100,000-plus new tours it just added across sites and cities in over 200 countries. That's on top of the 11,000 tours that came with its recent launches...
Google Earth's tour guide feature swells to the tune of 100K new attractions
Lumia smartphones see deep discounts from Verizon, T-Mobile and Amazon

Samsung sends out event invites to “come and meet the next Galaxy” on May 3 in London. Galaxy S III incoming?

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Samsung could be just weeks away from unveiling its next flagship Android smartphone — the Galaxy S III — on May 3 after the company began sending invites with the tagline “come and meet the next Galaxy” for an event that will be held in London at the start of...
Samsung sends out event invites to “come and meet the next Galaxy” on May 3 in London. Galaxy S III incoming?
Hulu Plus app lands on Windows 8 (and it actually looks pretty cool)
Nokia Lumia 900 now available for pre-order

Firefox 14 Launches, Now Encrypts Your Google Searches By Default

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Mozilla today launched Firefox 14, the latest version of its popular browser. As usual, this new version doesn’t introduce any major new interface redesigns or other radical changes, but it does come with a number of welcome new features that should make the browsing experience a bit more pleasant and...
Firefox 14 Launches, Now Encrypts Your Google Searches By Default
Unified launches new platform features to better track earned media value from social advertising
Unlocked iPhone 5 won't be available in the US right away, will start at $649

Black Ops 2 confirmed for Wii U

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Activision will be bringing its popular Call of Duty franchise to the Wii U with a version of Black Ops 2 designed for the system. Joystiq snapped a picture of a demo kiosk showing the game at the Wii U announcement event this morning, confirming the existence of the best-selling...
Black Ops 2 confirmed for Wii U

TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

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The new iPad hits the shelves, don’t expect an ‘Xbox 720′ this year, and Groupon gets reprimanded in the UK. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Make sure to hit the subscription button of...
TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

Airbnb launches Wish Lists for bookmarking all of the places you’d like to stay

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Airbnb, the travel-disrupting service that provides ways for people to rent out their home to holidaymakers, has launched a new feature for planning travel in the future. The company’s lovely layout and glorious photographs can be tempting to travellers but most of us cannot be in all places at once,...
Airbnb launches Wish Lists for bookmarking all of the places you’d like to stay

Mobile app downloads surged 33 percent after iPhone 5 launch

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The iPhone 5 was good for the app economy. Mobile app marketer Fiksu said that mobile app downloads surged 33 percent in October after the Sept. 21 arrival of the Apple iPhone 5. Users began organically searching for new apps, and that help drive down mobile marketing costs in...
Mobile app downloads surged 33 percent after iPhone 5 launch

Now at 5m members, Fab buys design store LLUSTRE and launches in the UK on its first birthday

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Fab, the fast-growing online design sales site, has acquired fellow design store LLUSTRE.COM, which will be henceforth be known as Fab UK. The news was due to be announced by Fab later today, but looks like LLUSTRE.com jumped the gun on its own blog. The UK launches comes as social...
Now at 5m members, Fab buys design store LLUSTRE and launches in the UK on its first birthday

Here Are All The Reasons It Sucks To Work At Google (GOOG)

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Google is supposed to be one of the best places in the world to work. Googlers have some of the best perks and they are among the highest paid in the industry. But it's not all fantastic. In fact, as with any huge company with thousands of employees, there are...
Here Are All The Reasons It Sucks To Work At Google (GOOG)
HTC Schedules September 19th Event, Expect Windows Phone 8 Devices

Africa is battleground for low-priced smartphones

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Africa has become a battleground for low-to-mid-range smartphones following high-profile launches of products from leading manufacturers in the last two months....
Africa is battleground for low-priced smartphones

Verizon Activated 3.1 Million iPhones In Q3 2012, But Only 651K Were iPhone 5s

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Verizon Activated 3.1 Million iPhones In Q3 2012, But Only 651K Were iPhone 5s: Chris Velazco for TechCrunch: Since the only device that fits the description is the iPhone 5, that breaks down to about 651,000 iPhone 5s sold and activated since the device's launch in September. That may seem...
Verizon Activated 3.1 Million iPhones In Q3 2012, But Only 651K Were iPhone 5s

Google Apps Says Goodbye To Internet Explorer, Pulls Support For the Browser

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Today, the Google Apps team announced that it will no longer support Internet Explorer 8. Thank goodness. Here’s what the team had to say: As we announced last year, we support the latest version of Google Chrome (which automatically updates whenever it detects that a new version of the browser...
Google Apps Says Goodbye To Internet Explorer, Pulls Support For the Browser
AT&T Galaxy Note 2 priced at $299, launches Nov. 9
"The US Is A Country Of Explorers" Says Elon Musk As He Plans For A Texas-Based Spaceport
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