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Wireless networks may learn to live together by using energy pulses

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Researchers at the University of Michigan have invented a way for different wireless networks crammed into the same space to say "excuse me" to one another.Wi-Fi shares a frequency band with the popular Bluetooth and ZigBee systems, and all are often found in the same places together. But it's...
Wireless networks may learn to live together by using energy pulses
Online gambling company PokerStars moves to buy struggling Atlantic City casino

10 Tough Lessons I Learned About Becoming An Entrepreneur

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There are a lot of awesome things about going to work for yourself. You make your own schedule, you get to work from anywhere, you can decide who you work with and what projects you take on, you get to create a culture that is in line with your core...
10 Tough Lessons I Learned About Becoming An Entrepreneur
Clash in the clan: A sibling rivalry might be the only thing that can stop Supercell

The Food Truck Revolution: Now Armed With iPads to Make Ordering Easy

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The food truck revolution is in full swing with chefs on the roll, serving up everything from the basic panini to an artisan pizza from a twenty-foot shipping container equipped with a wood fire. InsideSocial Based on one estimate, there are three million food trucks and more than five million food carts...
The Food Truck Revolution: Now Armed With iPads to Make Ordering Easy

Givit throws FlipShare users a lifeline for their private videos

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About a year ago, Cisco said it was shutting down its Flip video camera business, despite the brand’s popularity. For consumers who were fans of the versatile digital video cameras, the news that Cisco was killing off future development of the product came as a shock. But the move meant...
Givit throws FlipShare users a lifeline for their private videos
Superstorm Sandy wreaks havoc on internet infrastructure

Clarity raises $1.6m to become an entrepreneur's lifeline, launches Clarity Needs and new blog

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Clarity, the business advice service for entrepreneurs in the tech industry, has just raised $1.6 million in funding from Baseline Ventures, Freestyle Capital, and Mark Cuban. With this inflection of cash, it will move towards being a leading source of business advice when needed and also inches the service closer...
Clarity raises $1.6m to become an entrepreneur's lifeline, launches Clarity Needs and new blog
Death To The Gatekeepers: Bezos Talks Innovation In The Publishing Space

BPI To UK Pirate Party: Shut Down Your Pirate Bay Proxy

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As soon as the High Court ordered several UK ISPs to block subscriber access to The Pirate Bay earlier this year, the UK Pirate Party launched a proxy service to re-enable access to the site. For millions of UK Internet users the service provided a much-needed lifeline for them to...
BPI To UK Pirate Party: Shut Down Your Pirate Bay Proxy

Vodafone launches M-Pesa mobile banking service in India, targeting 700m 'unbanked' people

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Vodafone has launched M-Pesa, its mobile banking solution for emerging markets, in India as it looks to bring basic services to the estimated 700 million-plus people in the country that remain ‘unbanked’. M-Pesa was founded in 2007 and the solution has seen great success in Africa, having been deployed in eight...
Vodafone launches M-Pesa mobile banking service in India, targeting 700m 'unbanked' people

Lumigon's T2 smartphone wants to control your TV, obey your commands

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Ever notice how often you lose your TV remote, but how rarely lose track of that social lifeline you call a smartphone? So did the folks at Denmark-based Lumigon, that's why they've put their Scandinavian heads together to build the Lumigon T2, a Android 4.0 smartphone that's also a...
Lumigon's T2 smartphone wants to control your TV, obey your commands

Intel Views Indonesia as Lifeline

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Millions of first-time computer buyers in Indonesia are expected to bolster revenue at Intel, which has been struggling in more-developed markets....
Intel Views Indonesia as Lifeline
Why AMD needs to kick into high gear -- or be left behind by Intel and ARM
A Coachella “Fail-ble”: Do We Hold Spectrum in Common?

How to win with marketplaces: The three success factors

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Sangeet Paul Choudary who analyzes business models for Internet startups at his blog Platform Thinking. You can follow Sangeet on Twitter at @sanguit. Marketplaces are difficult businesses to run. Like all multi-sided platform businesses, they suffer from the classic chicken and egg problem: the technology has...
How to win with marketplaces: The three success factors

Eye-Fi debuts Circ photo service with unlimited free storage, Android and iOS apps

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In its former life, Eye-Fi was the exclusive provider of a practical in-camera WiFi solution. That was 2006. Now, as manufacturers begin to implement wireless technologies of their own, it's back to the drawing board for the former king of in-cam 802.11. Circ appears to be the company's latest...
Eye-Fi debuts Circ photo service with unlimited free storage, Android and iOS apps

Cloud | The New Microsoft Is a Pal of GitHub

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Microsoft used to think of the open source software community as a cancer, but now it seems like more of a lifeline. Although the bulk of Microsoft's profits come from its Windows and Office franchises, the software company now says ......
Cloud | The New Microsoft Is a Pal of GitHub

Iomega launches new flagship network storage array

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One of the challenges facing businesses of all sizes today is how to corral the terabytes upon terabytes of data that is generated and archived every day. Iomega--a respected name in data storage--has a new tool that just might help meet that challenge, though. The new StorCenter px12-450r Network...
Iomega launches new flagship network storage array

Twitter mobile usage in NYC doubled during Hurricane Sandy's peak

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Twitter has revealed that its mobile usage from NYC residents more than doubled during Hurricane Sandy’s peak — right as a major power outage covered the city in a blanket of darkness. Mobile usage from people in NYC peaked 10/29 around 9pm (approx same time as ConEd explosion), more than...
Twitter mobile usage in NYC doubled during Hurricane Sandy's peak

Samsung locks up Sharp as long-time screen provider

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Japan's Sharp has secured a US$110 million lifeline investment from Samsung Electronics, and agreed to become a major supplier of screens for the South Korean company's growing electronics empire....
Samsung locks up Sharp as long-time screen provider

Nextdoor releases mobile app to strengthen communities using smartphones

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Nextdoor is going mobile. Today, the ‘private social network for neighborhoods’ released an iOS application so people can be connected to what’s going on in their community anytime, anywhere. Nextdoor raised $40 million in Februrary 2013 to accommodate...
Nextdoor releases mobile app to strengthen communities using smartphones

'Edugaming' startup Brainbow emerges with a cool name and $1m in seed funding

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Investors are apparently still eager to buy stakes in promising mobile gaming companies that aim to capitalize on the rising trend of ‘edutainment’ (a portmanteau for educational entertainment, or content designed to be both educational and fun). Enter self-described ‘edugaming’ startup Brainbow from London, which was founded in 2012 but...
'Edugaming' startup Brainbow emerges with a cool name and $1m in seed funding

Can Wal-Mart Save UltraViolet?

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Hollywood’s Ultraviolet cloud initiative has registered only 1 million users to date and has been dogged by complaints that its technology is too cumbersome for consumers. Next week, the five major studios behind Ultraviolet will hold a press conference with Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) to detail their new partnership. Is...
Can Wal-Mart Save UltraViolet?

Game in talks over possible rescue deal

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Video games specialist appeared to have been handed a lifeline after owner of Comet emerged as white knight buyerThe stricken video games specialist Game appears to have been handed a lifeline after the owner of the electricals chain Comet emerged as a white knight buyer.Turnaround group OpCapita is understood to...
Game in talks over possible rescue deal

Time Warner to make over $350 million-a-year from cable modem rentals

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Time Warner Cable, a cable broadband service provider, has started to charge its customers a $2.50 monthly (broadband modem) rental fee, a fee that is going to increase to $3.95 a month in the fourth quarter of 2012. The modem rental fee doesn’t impact about a million Signature Home, Price Lock Guarantee and...
Time Warner to make over $350 million-a-year from cable modem rentals
Honda enters connected car race (with some help from smartphones)

Twitter gets a Yellow Pages index in Japan to help users find relevant accounts

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Mobile operators may still be figuring out exactly how to work with social networks, but Japan’s DoCoMo is promoting the information value of Twitter after partnering with the service to launch a Yellow Pages-like index to help users find relevant accounts and content. As Startup Dating Japan reports, the Twitter...
Twitter gets a Yellow Pages index in Japan to help users find relevant accounts

HTML5 Ready for Prime Time: Don't Believe the Hype Cycle

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Is HTML5 a distant dream or a here-and-now lifeline for the mobile Web? A recent report from research firm Gartner predicted that this collection of next-gen Web technologies is still five to 10 years from becoming a suitable basis for businesses. But developers are moving forward apace, and HTML5-enabled apps...
HTML5 Ready for Prime Time: Don't Believe the Hype Cycle

MegaUpload users offered data lifeline with EFF’s MegaRetrieval

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MegaUpload users with non-copyright infringing content trapped on the sized file-sharing site’s servers could have a lifeline, with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and one of MegaUpload’s hosts exploring data rescue possibilities. Frustration at the site’s downtime turned to panic last week, when reports from US prosecutors suggested MegaUpload’s inability...
MegaUpload users offered data lifeline with EFF’s MegaRetrieval
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