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China's 360Buy Raises $700M Ahead Of Potential IPO, Wants To Become Stronger Alibaba Rival

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360Buy, the quick-delivery shopping site once described as the Chinese mashup of Amazon and Fresh Direct, announced $700 million USD in funding on Friday. While this gives the company, China’s second largest e-tailer after Alibaba, enough cash to delay its much-anticipated IPO, one of its investors, Kingdom Holding Company, a...
China's 360Buy Raises $700M Ahead Of Potential IPO, Wants To Become Stronger Alibaba Rival

WIPO Is Quietly Signing An Agreement To Give Hollywood Stars Their Own Special Version Of Copyright

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We've mentioned that the copyright maximalists of the world never stop in their ongoing efforts around the globe to expand government granted monopoly privileges. Back in April we warned about an upcoming negotiation on an "audiovisual right" that would create an entirely new -- and entirely unnecessary -- new form...
WIPO Is Quietly Signing An Agreement To Give Hollywood Stars Their Own Special Version Of Copyright

E-commerce APIs: Store Site in a Box

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Want to sell something on your website? It’s easier than ever these days. Thanks to a growing number of APIs that are nothing short of “money,” you can start collecting some green yourself (ProgrammableWeb now lists over 100 e-commerce related APIs). This post will cover some of these APIs, as...
E-commerce APIs: Store Site in a Box

This fantastic Depeche Mode mashup makes Kanye West your own personal Yeezus

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"When you get something that has the name Kanye West on it, it’s supposed to be pushing the furthest possibilities. I will be the leader of a company that ends up being worth billions of dollars, because I got the answers. I understand culture. I am the nucleus." —...
This fantastic Depeche Mode mashup makes Kanye West your own personal Yeezus

Voxx combining broadcast TV with Roku in Q4 2013, working with RCA and Terk

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Roku may have lots of streaming content as is, but that doesn't always compare with what's on broadcast television. Voxx Accessories (formerly Audiovox) sees this problem too, but rather than just pointing it out idly (like us!), the accessory maker claims it has a fix. That solution includes an...
Voxx combining broadcast TV with Roku in Q4 2013, working with RCA and Terk

Best New Mashups: Random Chat, Twitter Chat and Tide Spying

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Perhaps you’re looking for a time-shifted, non-video Chat Roulette? Or, just a way to organize a conference or presentation backchannel? Then the list of the best new mashups has something for you. However, if you’re not a chatter and would rather just take a walk on the beach? Yeah, there’s...
Best New Mashups: Random Chat, Twitter Chat and Tide Spying

Fledglings take flight: 7 startups looking to make the world a better place

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Earlier this year we introduced you to Fledge, a start-up incubator founded by Seattle techie Michael “Luni” Libes that’s working with non-tech focused “conscious companies.” These companies, Libes explains, are looking to address the needs of increasingly health, environment and sustainability-conscious consumers in a variety of ways. The first group...
Fledglings take flight: 7 startups looking to make the world a better place

This classy mashup lets you follow Whitney Houston’s career geographically

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It’s only been a few days since the music world lost one of its mightiest voices and talents, Whitney Houston. Sales of Houston’s albums have seen surges since her death and many people have set up playlists on social music sites like Spotify. In fact, Spotify sent out an email...
This classy mashup lets you follow Whitney Houston’s career geographically
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Your Facebook IPO Sing-Along: 'ZUCKERBERG: The Musical!'

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In 2004, who could have predicted that a Harvard sophomore would be destined to lead his dorm-room creation to a gajillion-dollar IPO eight years later? The life and times of Mark Zuckerberg are dramatic, even epic, and -- you might say -- lyrical. In that spirit, the team at Collective...
Your Facebook IPO Sing-Along: 'ZUCKERBERG: The Musical!'

In the War Between Apps vs. HTML5, Goko Tries to Make Cross-Platform Gaming Work

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Today, Goko is unveiling its platform that helps developers build cross-platform games using HTML5, the controversial technology that many say isn’t ready for primetime. But, contrary to popular opinion, Goko argues that it is possible — and has games to prove it. The reason why the subject is worth debating...
In the War Between Apps vs. HTML5, Goko Tries to Make Cross-Platform Gaming Work

Nokia acquires geographic information company MetaCarta

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Nokia announced today (via TechCrunch) that is has acquired MetaCarta, a Cambridge, MA-based company that specializes in geographic information. The details of the acquisition have not been made public. MetaCarta’s technology joins geographic search and geographic tagging capabilities to allow users to find information about any location. Its products are...
Nokia acquires geographic information company MetaCarta
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Mysterious New Files In The Google Maps 6.8 APK: History Timeline, Latitude G+ Integration, And More

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So Google Maps hit version 6.8 yesterday, bringing with it the crazy Zagat/Google+ mashup that was detailed earlier. The "What's New" section in the Play Store lists "See reviews from experts and people you know," "Find just the right places with Zagat scores and summaries," "Get directions directly from map...
Mysterious New Files In The Google Maps 6.8 APK: History Timeline, Latitude G+ Integration, And More

Foursquare + Google Maps = FourWhere

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With the SXSW conference approaching in Austin, we are seeing a lot of geo-location launching this year. A lot of startups are taking advantage of Foursquare’s APIs in particular to get their geo apps quickly out of the gate. Take FourWhere. It is a pretty basic mashup of Foursquare...
Foursquare + Google Maps = FourWhere

Cute Mashup: What happens when an anime artist meets a social network. http://i.imgur.com/rg35g.jpg

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Cute Mashup: What happens when an anime artist meets a social network. http://i.imgur.com/rg35g.jpg
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This is Madness

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This is Madness is a post from Chris PirilloIs this madness… or Pirillo? Community member UncleJohn has a long history of recording some of my more unmentionable moments. Any time I make an oopsie, you can find it uploaded to his YouTube channel for posterity. It’s all in good fun,...
This is Madness

ZYNGA'S COO IS OUT: EA Veteran Schappert Is Leaving The Board, Too (ZNGA)

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Zynga COO John Schappert is leaving the company and resigning his seat on the social game maker's board of directors, according to an SEC filing. It's not a total shock. Zynga just did a big reorg that elevated executives Steve Chiang and David Ko, who now report directly to CEO Mark...
ZYNGA'S COO IS OUT: EA Veteran Schappert Is Leaving The Board, Too (ZNGA)

OS X TextMate user? free time tracker: matewatch

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So we rolled our own. matewatch simply checks what TextMate documents you’re editing and records the intervals of time that those documents are frontmost in TextMate. (Link: OS X TextMate user? free time tracker: matewatch)...
OS X TextMate user? free time tracker: matewatch

Hands-on demo with TI's OMAP5 platform at MWC (video)

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It's TI's time to brag. We first met OMAP5 when the company's VP of the OMAP division, Remi El-Ouazzane, unveiled the developer's reference platform on our stage at CES. While there, he boasted OMAP5 as "the greatest platform on Earth right now," but we were given only a few...
Hands-on demo with TI's OMAP5 platform at MWC (video)
'Sound Bottle' captures audio, automates the remix

Bing Maps Says Go Ahead, Broadcast Your Mashup on TV

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Bing maps has announced that broadcasters can now freely display bird’s eye, aerial, road, hybrid, and Streetside images in their presentations. This post from the Bing community blog has the details: A couple months ago we changed the Bing Maps Terms of Use in a post called Bing Maps Terms of Use...
Bing Maps Says Go Ahead, Broadcast Your Mashup on TV

Man Defaces Rothko Painting; Defends Himself By Claiming He Improved It

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A few weeks ago, we wrote about how the octogenarian woman in Spain, who tried (and... failed...) to "restore" a 19th-century fresco, and then tried to claim copyright on her work and demanded a cut of the church's collection box, since the fresco was suddenly drawing many new visitors. Perhaps...
Man Defaces Rothko Painting; Defends Himself By Claiming He Improved It

T-Mobile partners with Zynga, brings games widget to customers

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In an effort to bring new and exclusive gaming and social features to T-Mobile customers, the telecom company has partnered with Zynga to create a widget that links to Zynga games available for T-Mobile customers starting today. The Zynga Games widget is said to make it easier for customers to...
T-Mobile partners with Zynga, brings games widget to customers

Superstar DJ Kaskade Partners with Dreamworks' Ptch App to Share Behind-the-Scenes Content with Fans

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Three weeks after launching out of incubation within Dreamworks Annimation, multimedia publishing platform Ptch is announcing the first dividends of its Hollywood heritage. The startup has inked a partnership with world-renowned DJ Kaskade for the star to use its storytelling app to share highlights from his recently launched “Freaks of Nature”...
Superstar DJ Kaskade Partners with Dreamworks' Ptch App to Share Behind-the-Scenes Content with Fans

Flood of leaked images suggest Nokia EOS smartphone with huge PureView camera

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Images of an alleged Nokia EOS chassis have leaked from what appears to be a factory, lending some credence to previous rumors of a camera-centric handset from the Finnish outfit. Other shots from GSM Arena and a Twitter user called @ViziLeaks, (with exactly three tweets under that name) also...
Flood of leaked images suggest Nokia EOS smartphone with huge PureView camera

Slide.ly Is Bringing Back The Mashup With Its Social Slideshow Service

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The lowly photo slideshow is not dead yet, or at least that’s the hope of the team at Tel Aviv-based EasyHi, which is debuting its new product Slide.ly today, backed by $1 million in seed funding. The company aims to pick up where Slide.com (acquired by Google in 2010) left...
Slide.ly Is Bringing Back The Mashup With Its Social Slideshow Service

Meet WallaBee, a nifty location-based item collecting iPhone game

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WallaBee is a brand new digital collectibles game for the iPhone (iTunes link) with a geo-location twist, made by the talented Ben Dodson Apps team, and it would YOUR LOSS if you do not check it out immediately. In all seriousness, WallaBee is a pretty innovative iPhone game, described by...
Meet WallaBee, a nifty location-based item collecting iPhone game
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