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Check Out Megaupload Hacker Kim Dotcom's Deranged Flash Movie 'Kimble, Special Agent'

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Thought Megaupload czar Kim Dotcom was weird before? Wait until you see this. Wired unearthed a truly strange flash video Dotcom made back in the days he went by his hacker alias, Kimble. It's called "Kimble Special Agent," and it shows an animated, skinny version of Dotcom driving a...
Check Out Megaupload Hacker Kim Dotcom's Deranged Flash Movie 'Kimble, Special Agent'

Lifestyle Creep: Are You Living Beyond Your Means?

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Lifestyle Creep: Are You Living Beyond Your Means?

Are new entrepreneurial ideas keeping you from getting things done?

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My mind is literally overrun with all kinds of ideas all the time. My to do list is filled mostly of personal projects. I’ve started countless spiral notebooks of business ideas and have filled them with research. I wake up in the middle of the night just to write down...
Are new entrepreneurial ideas keeping you from getting things done?

Should I Get a Mac or PC?

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Should I Get a Mac or PC? is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedI had to chuckle when this particular caller tried to start the old war… Mac vs PC! *sigh* Do you know how often I...
Should I Get a Mac or PC?

Onetwotrip takes off into Russian startup space

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Russian travel site Onetwotrip is stowing away another $16 million in investment. OneTwoTrip is an online airline ticket booking site where users can search for flights, see offers, look at ratings, and select the flight that is right for them. It is like a Russian version of sites like Kayak,...
Onetwotrip takes off into Russian startup space

eBay tries to outdeal Groupon with its own daily deals

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The online auction site is testing a new feature called Lifestyle Deals offering everything from meals to massages. [Read more]...
eBay tries to outdeal Groupon with its own daily deals

Ted Nadeau: How everyone is a content creator, and what it means for brands [Video]

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Ted Nadeau‘s career is a good example of the evolution of publishing; after a decade managing digital content for major magazine publishers in the US, such as Condé Nast, Hachette Filipacchi Media and Hearst Magazines, he is now the President and COO of Style Coalition, which connects influencers with brands. Nadeau’s area of expertise...
Ted Nadeau: How everyone is a content creator, and what it means for brands [Video]

The End of The Offline World as We Know it?

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A column about learning to balance the demands of an always-connected lifestyle elicited a broad range of responses, from the amused to sympathetic and exasperated....
The End of The Offline World as We Know it?

Apple’s Television

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People have been talking about an Apple television for the last couple of years, but nobody knows for sure if the company will actually make one or not. I wouldn’t count Apple out of that market. I’ve long held that Apple will enter markets that it feels it can make...
Apple’s Television

With Neither Sales Nor Designs Turning Heads, LG Promises New Look For Barcelona

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Korean phone maker LG, struggling amid fierce competition in the Android business, said on Tuesday that it has a new style that it plans to show off at next week’s Mobile World Congress. After some admittedly lackluster smartphone designs, LG said its new “L-Style” aims to go back to some...
With Neither Sales Nor Designs Turning Heads, LG Promises New Look For Barcelona

Ask Engadget: best 'invincible' point-and-shoot camera?

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We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Mark, who's in the market for a heavy-duty camera. If you're looking to send in an inquiry of your own,...
Ask Engadget: best 'invincible' point-and-shoot camera?


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Tuition.io, The Mint.com Of Student Loans, Now Manages Over $60M In Debt Across Its Platform

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Tuition.io, a company out of Launchpad.la accelerator, is now accounting for over $60 million in aggregate user debt on its platform. Essentially the Mint.com for students in debt, aTuition.io lets kids fresh out of college get a better handle on their finances. And according to the company, 37 million Americans...
Tuition.io, The Mint.com Of Student Loans, Now Manages Over $60M In Debt Across Its Platform

TNW Asks: What sort of lifehacks are you interested in?

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We’re revamping the LifeHacks channel here at TNW and want your suggestions. The general category of lifehacks is a broad one, encompassing lifestyle, home, business and just about everything. After all, you’re hacking the stuff you do to live your life, right? I’ve been a hacker since I was a...
TNW Asks: What sort of lifehacks are you interested in?
Google Currents for Android updated with scannable categories, breaking news section, more

Livestream for Producers Android app update brings live video broadcasts over wireless data connections

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Android users of generation "Hey Look at Me!" can now add another tool to their arsenal of lifestyle sharing. The Livestream for Producers Android application received an update on Monday that introduces "single touch" sign up and logins through Facebook, a new app icon and some unnamed bug fixes....
Livestream for Producers Android app update brings live video broadcasts over wireless data connections

Party official in China fired after jilted lover posts details online

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A Chinese Communist Party policy adviser is fired for leading an "improper lifestyle" after his former lover posts 120,000 words about their supposed affair. "I felt frisky" is merely one line. [Read more]...
Party official in China fired after jilted lover posts details online
Texas to move over 100K employees to Microsoft's Office 365
Google I/O: 10 rules to follow if you want your app featured on Google Play

Shutterstock announces 'Offset,' a new high-end marketplace for stock photos

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New York-based stock photography marketplace Shutterstock has announced plans to launch a new service, dubbed Offset, which will offer premium, high-end stock photos and illustrations through a new marketplace. According to Shutterstock, Offset’s content is “in an entirely new caliber” with the sort of images that you’d use as a...
Shutterstock announces 'Offset,' a new high-end marketplace for stock photos

JOB OF THE WEEK: Director, Digital Advertising Sales & Partnerships

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Check out the Business Insider Jobs section >> As part of our new partnership with SimplyHired.com, each week we'll feature one of the awesome jobs advertised on the Business Insider jobs board. Director, Digital Advertising Sales & Partnerships Care2 New York, NY Why it’s cool: Care2 is a large healthy living, lifestyle...
JOB OF THE WEEK: Director, Digital Advertising Sales & Partnerships

CBS acquires all of TV Guide Digital

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TV Guide Digital has fared well between its web portal and mobile apps, but part-owner CBS thinks there's a lot of potential locked away. Enough so, in fact, that CBS is taking over TV Guide Digital by acquiring Lionsgate's remaining 50 percent stake in the venture. The media giant...
CBS acquires all of TV Guide Digital

The Engadget Interview: BlackBerry developer evangelist Tom Anderson (video)

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We'll be honest, we didn't really know what we were getting ourselves into when we headed to BlackBerry's SXSW event. Gone are the business-suited low key gatherings traditionally tied to trade shows. The smartphone maker is here to meet developers on their own turf, putting together a bumping house...
The Engadget Interview: BlackBerry developer evangelist Tom Anderson (video)
Woz on Microsoft Surface: 'I want to use one, I want to own one'

E Fun's Next 7S tablet to ship with Android 4.0

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Lifestyle consumer electronics designer E Fun announced today the release of its Nextbook Next 7S Android tablet. The new tablet rounds out a line of budget offerings in E Fun's Nextbook line.......
E Fun's Next 7S tablet to ship with Android 4.0

Facebook tests new 'rated' action for books and other content in Open Graph apps

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Facebook is testing new built-in Open Graph actions for lifestyle apps, including a “rated” action for books, movies and other content. The new actions, which were pointed out to us by developer Tom Waddington, can be found in Facebook’s Open Graph action schemas for books and videos. There are new...
Facebook tests new 'rated' action for books and other content in Open Graph apps

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG)

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Good morning! Here's the news: CNN will reportedly buy Mashable for $200 million. Instagram has 27 million users and an Android app is right around the corner. Apple's iPhone is getting crushed in China. Someone robbed the Stamped founders during SXSW. Here's how people are promoting their startups during...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG)

Online Shoppers Want Clothes That Match Their Lifestyle, Not A Set Of Parameters

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The average conversion rate on retailer websites sits in the low- to mid-single digits. In comparison, the average conversion rate in off-line stores is over 60%. Closing this gap could represent one of the largest sources of growth opportunity for retailers today, and yet our work with retailers suggests they...
Online Shoppers Want Clothes That Match Their Lifestyle, Not A Set Of Parameters
Bing adds 'Pin It' Pinterest feature to image search

Financing fitness: Workout app maker VirtuaGym raises $900,000 from Sanoma Ventures

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There’s certainly no shortage of fitness applications to assist smartphone owners in getting healthier, but not all of them gain traction. Enter VirtuaGym, a Dutch maker of personalized workout apps, which says its website and apps are used by over 2.5 million people worldwide. Sanoma Ventures, the international investment arm...
Financing fitness: Workout app maker VirtuaGym raises $900,000 from Sanoma Ventures
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