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ABC's livestreaming TV app comes to Kindle Fire

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Following its initial launch on iOS, broadcast television network ABC is bringing its livestreaming app “Watch ABC” to Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD, the company announced today. The app itself will bring live TV to the Kindle Fire as its broadcasted on regular television. It also offers...
ABC's livestreaming TV app comes to Kindle Fire
Attention lady hackers: Code Fellows debuts women-only bootcamp, guarantees $60K salary
Parking Panda's Parking Spot Rentals Service Launches In San Francisco And On iPhone
The Future According to Eric Schmidt
Shutl same-day delivery service launching in New York and San Francisco early next year

Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The connected commuter

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The Connected Commuter One day we may all be lucky enough to work from home. For now, however, a regular commute is the reality for many of us. Fortunately, you can make the most of your daily journey and perhaps even cut back on your travel time with the...
Best free stuff, 2013 edition: The connected commuter

Intern Sushi Goes Nationwide With its Its Video-Centric Internship Site

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Intern Sushi is trying to improve the often-horrible internship application/selection process, and it’s expanding with full nationwide support, as well as adding new industries. Here’s the idea: Resumes are pretty useless when it comes to choosing interns. Actually, they’re pretty flawed in general, but they’re particularly bad for internships, where...
Intern Sushi Goes Nationwide With its Its Video-Centric Internship Site

European Court of Justice To Examine ACTA For Rights Breaches

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In an announcement this morning, EU trade chief Karel De Gucht said that following discussion with fellow Commissioners, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) will be referred to the European Court of Justice. ACTA, a treaty aimed at harmonizing copyright enforcement globally, has been mired in controversy from its inception not...
European Court of Justice To Examine ACTA For Rights Breaches

T-Mobile's New LTE Network Spotted Being Tested In 8 Major U.S. Cities

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While T-Mobile is more than a bit late to the LTE game, the company confirmed on Monday that their new network would be launching by the end of the month. Where it would launch, however, was kept under wraps. That’s the idea, at least. Thanks to some data mined out...
T-Mobile's New LTE Network Spotted Being Tested In 8 Major U.S. Cities

Sprint posts $1.3 billion net loss in Q4; 1.8M iPhones sold, 1.6M net subscribers added

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Sprint on Wednesday reported its results for the fourth quarter of 2011. The nation’s No.3 carrier sold 1.8 million iPhone handsets, 40% of which were sold to new subscribers, and it managed 1.6 million total net subscriber additions in the quarter — its best performance in terms of customer...
Sprint posts $1.3 billion net loss in Q4; 1.8M iPhones sold, 1.6M net subscribers added
Report: Four carriers fight for fastest 3G and 4G speeds, only two debut on top

Hoppit Launches The World’s First Ambience Search Engine For Restaurants

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Finding a good restaurant – even in a city you’ve never been to – has never been easier. Thanks to Yelp, Urbanspoon and its various brethren, a good place to eat is generally just a few clicks away. What if you want to find a restaurant with a very specific...
Hoppit Launches The World’s First Ambience Search Engine For Restaurants

Google Engineer In Street View Flap Identified

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A Google Inc. engineer at the center of the company’s controversial practice to scoop up personal information from wireless-network users as specially equipped cars drove by their homes has been identified. AFP/Getty Images The Google street view mapping and camera charts the streets of Brasília, Brazil. He is Marius Milner,...
Google Engineer In Street View Flap Identified

Aereo TV is set to expand into 22 more US cities from late spring following $38m funding

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Antenna-supported Web TV service Aereo TV is set to roll out into 22 additional US cities in late spring following a series B round worth $38 million. The announcement was made at the Global Internet, Media & Telecommunications conference at CES. The round is led by IAC and Highland Capital...
Aereo TV is set to expand into 22 more US cities from late spring following $38m funding

Parking Spot Finder Parking Panda Raises Seed Round, Expands To D.C.

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Parking Panda, the startup that wants to make it easier for drivers to rent spaces or rent out their unused driveways, is expanding its regional coverage with today’s public launch. The company has just arrived in Washington, D.C. – its second market outside of Baltimore, which served as the home...
Parking Spot Finder Parking Panda Raises Seed Round, Expands To D.C.

Lyft Staffing Up In Seattle And Los Angeles As It Looks To Expand Its Ride-Sharing Service Beyond SF

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Lyft, the local on-demand ride-sharing service operated by the startup Zimride, is apparently not letting recent regulatory hurdles cramp its style. Lyft, which launched its service allowing individual car-owners to provide local transportation services to their peers in exchange for a suggested donation in San Francisco this past summer, is...
Lyft Staffing Up In Seattle And Los Angeles As It Looks To Expand Its Ride-Sharing Service Beyond SF

The Broadcastr Team Launches Its 'Next Evolution': Spun, A Local News App That Connects Content To Real-World Locations

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Here’s an app with a different take on personalized news — Spun, which delivers a mix of professional content relevant to your city. Spun was created by the same startup behind Broadcastr, an app allowing users to create audio content and pin it to real-world locations. Broadcastr is still available,...
The Broadcastr Team Launches Its 'Next Evolution': Spun, A Local News App That Connects Content To Real-World Locations

Twitter creates stunning images of New York City, Tokyo and Istanbul using only geotagged Tweets

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The Visual Insights team at Twitter has published some pretty spectacular images today which depict Europe, as well as a number of iconic cities including New York, Tokyo and Istanbul, using nothing more than the locations of geotagged Tweets. The images here incorporate every geolocated Tweet sent since 2009 –...
Twitter creates stunning images of New York City, Tokyo and Istanbul using only geotagged Tweets

Look in the sky! It's a 'cat signal' for Net freedom

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A group known as the Internet Defense League will launch Thursday with a cat signal shining into the night sky and onto the buildings of several major cities. The IDL's goal? Efficiently fight off future Internet censorship legislation. [Read more]...
Look in the sky! It's a 'cat signal' for Net freedom

World of Warcraft cities hacked

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Hackers massacre all the virtual characters in some of online adventure game World of Warcraft's major cities....
World of Warcraft cities hacked

Uber Feels The Brotherly Love, Begins Testing Its On-Demand Car Service In Philadelphia

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Well, it’s about time on-demand car service Uber landed around these parts. According to a new post on the company’s official blog, Uber has just soft-launched in Philadelphia and now has a small crew of their tell-tale black cars cruising around the city. And I do mean small — a...
Uber Feels The Brotherly Love, Begins Testing Its On-Demand Car Service In Philadelphia
HotelTonight releases an iPad app for same-day hotel bookings

Google Maps now shows live transit departure times in NYC and Salt Lake City, adds service alerts in DC

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Continuing its investment in users that rely on city transit to get around, Google has updated Maps with live transit alerts and departure times in NYC, DC and Salt Lake City. In New York, Google Maps users will now be able to view live departure times for seven subway lines. Google...
Google Maps now shows live transit departure times in NYC and Salt Lake City, adds service alerts in DC
Verizon says Galaxy S4 will be first to run on new AWS enhanced LTE network

25 years of AOL

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I'm headed south today on the only high-speed train in the US, to suburban Virginia to party with the founders of AOL. They have something to celebrate, the company they started 25 years ago is still here. I was invited as one of the friends of the company, which is...
25 years of AOL
New startup Breather rents rooms on demand with a Zipcar-like model

After Launching In SF, eBay Brings Same Day Delivery Service To New York

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After launching its same day delivery service in San Francisco a few weeks ago, eBay is debuting ‘eBay Now’ to to New York City. Users in the area can download the new app here. The service offers customers in Manhattan (as far north as 125th Street) and the western edge...
After Launching In SF, eBay Brings Same Day Delivery Service To New York

AT&T accelerating LTE rollout, targeting 11 new cities

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After launching LTE in a bevy of major cities in early January, AT&T’s expansion took a bit of breather, with Ma Bell turning up the 4G service in only a handful of markets in the ensuing months. But starting in April it’s accelerating its rollout once again, announcing on Monday...
AT&T accelerating LTE rollout, targeting 11 new cities

Worried about the end of the world? TNW built an app to help you track the fall of humanity

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It’s hack day at TNW’s Amsterdam headquarters, and our lovely team has put together a neat little application for tracking the coming end of the world. Sadly, Douglas Adams and his famed restaurant appear to not be real after all. Called ‘IsEveryoneAlive,’ the app tracks tweets from around the world,...
Worried about the end of the world? TNW built an app to help you track the fall of humanity

Same-day delivery's for suckers - now a Chinese ecommerce giant has three-hour delivery

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A couple of days ago, we flagged Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers partner Mary Meeker’s presentation at the D11 conference, and looked at the special attention she paid to China. Among the many data points she had to share about the world’s biggest Internet market, Meeker included a slide that...
Same-day delivery's for suckers - now a Chinese ecommerce giant has three-hour delivery
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