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Social networks confront challenges in rush to attract youngest users

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A growing crop of social networks are racing to capture the loyalties of the Web's youngest and most vulnerable users. Last month, Silicon Valley-based Kazaana launched with $3 million in funding with hopes of attracting subscribers younger than 13 who will be addicted to friending, photo-sharing and farm-tending games. Kidzworld, with...
Social networks confront challenges in rush to attract youngest users

On the road: Tern Link D8 folding bike – review

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'I had a grand old time riding around on it, up hill, over cobbles and even in the snow'You may have heard about the Dassler brothers, the Bavarian shoemakers who fell out so spectacularly after the second world war that they dissolved their company (which had shod Jesse Owens in the...
On the road: Tern Link D8 folding bike – review

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Microsoft: The Method to Its New Meanness

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Much of Microsoft's 30-year history is a tale of bulldozing the rest of the world into doing what's best for Redmond. Although the company has taken a gentler tack in recent years, its Surface tablet augurs a return to ruthlessness. This time, though, the erstwhile PC leader has good...
Microsoft: The Method to Its New Meanness
Wall Street Journal Trashes Analysts For Blowing It On Facebook (FB)

Episode 4 of Telltale Games' The Walking Dead lives

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We love zombies. Correction: we love slaying zombies. That's why we're excited that The Walking Dead: Episode 4 - "Around Every Corner" was released today on PC with little warning. It seems that the latest episode of Telltale's poin-and-click game takes a turn for the macabre, as the walking dead...
Episode 4 of Telltale Games' The Walking Dead lives

Seattle 2.0 Awards: Vote for the region’s Geekiest Coffee Shop

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If caffeine is the fuel of the startup culture, these places are the gas stations. But good coffee shops are much more than that, of course. They’re an important “third place” away from home and work, where people can meet up and plug in — for hours at a time, in...
Seattle 2.0 Awards: Vote for the region’s Geekiest Coffee Shop

How do we protest about Amazon's tax avoidance? Reader reviews | Jonathan Myerson

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Customers who like ethical businesses might also like to tell Amazon to pay its fair share, using its own book review facilityI am a writer. I love books - their pages, their smell, their perfection as objects. I probably love them too much. And so I should also love bookshops....
How do we protest about Amazon's tax avoidance? Reader reviews | Jonathan Myerson

Hey Sounders fan in that Xbox jersey! Be honest, what's your favorite game console?

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Microsoft’s Xbox 360 is the title sponsor of the Seattle Sounders FC soccer team — which means that fans show up at games with the Xbox 360 brand across their jerseys. But where do their loyalties really lie? Team GeekWire spoke with some Sounders fans before Sunday’s 3-1 win and asked...
Hey Sounders fan in that Xbox jersey! Be honest, what's your favorite game console?

Apple seeking to settle for up to $15 per Android device in patent disputes

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Following advice from analysts in a report from Bloomberg in December, many suggested Apple should settle for up to a $10 royalty per Android device rather than keep paying its lawyers to fight patent disputes. Today Dow Jones Newswires reports that Apple is indeed interested in seeking settlements. According to...
Apple seeking to settle for up to $15 per Android device in patent disputes

Real Salt Lake v New York Red Bulls - as it happened!

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• Real Salt Lake beat New York in 2012 home opener• Espindola, Gil on target in comfortable winPreamble: It's been a strange day today for fans of this ever more globalized sport. Earlier this afternoon I was watching Montreal's exuberant, record-breaking, home MLS debut, when word came through of the...
Real Salt Lake v New York Red Bulls - as it happened!

Tips have Acer, ASUS and Toshiba showing Windows 8 tablets at Computex, color us unsurprised

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We know Computex will involve nothing less than a deluge of new laptops, but if we believe Bloomberg, it's going to be a Windows 8 tablet-topia as well. Hot on the heels of the Windows 8 Release Preview, it's claimed by the ever-present "people with knowledge of the matter"...
Tips have Acer, ASUS and Toshiba showing Windows 8 tablets at Computex, color us unsurprised

Untappd comes to Windows Phone 8, forgoes Metro

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The social beer tracking service Untappd is finally available on Windows Phone 8 as a "native" app. The popular check-in platform has long been available on iOS and Android, and it was one of the few must-have titles available on BlackBerry 10 at launch. Finally those whose loyalties lie...
Untappd comes to Windows Phone 8, forgoes Metro
Square Gets In-App Loyalty Cards And A Minor Facelift

Apple seeking to settle for up to $15 per Android device in patent disputes

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Following advice from analysts in a report from Bloomberg in December, we asked you if Apple should settle for up to a $10 royalty per Android device rather than keep paying its lawyers to fight patent disputes. Today Dow Jones Newswires reports that Apple is indeed interested in seeking...
Apple seeking to settle for up to $15 per Android device in patent disputes

Social networks for kids face unique challenges #thecircuit

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Kids on social networks: A growing crop of social networks are racing to capture the loyalties of the Web's youngest and most vulnerable users, The Washington Post reported. This trend is sparking debate among lawmakers who wonder about the effects that social networks have on younger users and worry...
Social networks for kids face unique challenges #thecircuit

iPhone shipments overtake BlackBerry in Canada, RIM now runner-up in its hometown

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Heads up, RIM. The bad news train is coming to your backyard and only Mr. Heins can get you off the track. It appears not even local loyalties are enough to bolster the BlackBerry brand back into its former hometown glory. According to research provided by Bloomberg and IDC,...
iPhone shipments overtake BlackBerry in Canada, RIM now runner-up in its hometown

CyanogenMod 10.1 arrives for T-Mobile's Galaxy S 4, other variants promised to follow

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Just over a month ago, CyanogenMod founder Steve Kondik left Samsung, with a parting elucidation about the Galaxy S 4. The very same phone was expected to not be supported by the CM crew, leaving prospective buyers and fans of the firmware to consider their loyalties. Hope was restored...
CyanogenMod 10.1 arrives for T-Mobile's Galaxy S 4, other variants promised to follow
Analyst claims Apple and Google will control 98% of the smartphone market this year
Facebook Breaks Down March Madness Loyalties

Wow! Our Geek of the Week, Bill Sleeper, makes national television debut

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Bill Sleeper, you are officially our Geek of the Century. A national television ad for Best Buy, making its debut today, features one of the most inspiring characters we’ve ever profiled on GeekWire, 97-year-old tech enthusiast Bill Sleeper, proudly proclaiming his status as a GeekWire Geek of the Week. It’s nice...
Wow! Our Geek of the Week, Bill Sleeper, makes national television debut

Brandcast Banks $1.8M From Benioff To Take The BS Out Of Cross-Web Business Presences

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Whether you’re an Etsy seller or a multi-national conglomerate, maintaining a sync’d and stylish web and mobile is presence is harder than it should be. You either use a cheap toy website creator or an agonizing enterprise content management system. But now there’s Brandcast. Founded by a former Salesforce engineer...
Brandcast Banks $1.8M From Benioff To Take The BS Out Of Cross-Web Business Presences
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