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Razoo raises $100M for social causes without dancing, PBS, or Milton Berle

Uber finally drives into Asia as the private car service begins testing in Singapore

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Uber, the private car hire service that has taken the US by storm, has ramped up its global expansion plans after stepping into Asia for the first time with a soft launch in Singapore. There have been rumors of Uber’s launch in Singapore since October 2012 when tech blog SGE...
Uber finally drives into Asia as the private car service begins testing in Singapore

Letters: Fiction and fact in the great book debate

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Not really wishing to defend Amazon, I have to confess that, because I live in the country, my reading habits have been transformed by the online store (Letters, 9 April). Up until a few years ago, if I wanted to buy a book, I had to make a 20-mile round...
Letters: Fiction and fact in the great book debate

FTC To Smartphone Makers: Fix Security Or End Up Like HTC

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Mobile device manufacturers should pay close attention to a recent settlement between the Federal Trade Commission and HTC, which the Commission claimed had failed to protect customer's privacy and personal data. Rather than affecting only HTC, the agreement is a warning that the commission is finally prepared to hold device...
FTC To Smartphone Makers: Fix Security Or End Up Like HTC

Typist who complained about alleged late payment on Twitter faces lawsuit

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Qatar-based businessman sues Lesley Kemp for libel over comments on Twitter in case that could cost her £150,000A typist who complained on Twitter about what she claimed was late payment of a bill she was owed has discovered she is facing a libel battle that could cost her £150,000.Lesley Kemp,...
Typist who complained about alleged late payment on Twitter faces lawsuit
The Best Of Today's Mysterious Microsoft Announcement

Slated Raises $2M To Bring The AngelList Approach To the Film Industry

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Slated, a site that connects independent film producers with investors, has raised $2 million in a Series B round of funding. The site first launched at the Sundance film festival this year, and it sounds like the idea is catching on with independent film veterans — the company says producers...
Slated Raises $2M To Bring The AngelList Approach To the Film Industry
Will.i.am, Mark Zuckerberg, and Chris Bosh tell America's kids to learn to code

Watch Zuck, Bill Gates, Jack Dorsey, & Others In Short Film To Inspire Kids To Learn How To Code

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Code.org, the new non-profit aimed at encouraging computer science education launched last month by entrepreneur and investor brothers Ali and Hadi Partovi, has assembled an all-star group of the world’s most well-known and successful folks with programming skills to talk about how learning to code has changed their lives...
Watch Zuck, Bill Gates, Jack Dorsey, & Others In Short Film To Inspire Kids To Learn How To Code
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