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RelayRides Investor's Plan: Buy BMW Roadster, Rent It to Strangers, Come Out Ahead

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As a venture capitalist at Shasta Ventures, Rob Coneybeer invested in RelayRides, the marketplace that allows complete strangers to rent each other’s automobiles. Now he’s placing a second bet on the San Francisco company. Over Memorial Day weekend, Coneybeer plunked down $10,250 on a 2001 high-mileage BMW Z3 2.5i roadster with...
RelayRides Investor's Plan: Buy BMW Roadster, Rent It to Strangers, Come Out Ahead

MiB 3 can't stand the heat at the UK box office

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The dark sunglasses were on, but the Men in Black suffered inside as cinemagoers stayed outside; and What to Expect When You're Expecting also landed below expectationsThe disappointment #1When Sony UK opted to release Men in Black 3 in the UK on the same day as in the US –...
MiB 3 can't stand the heat at the UK box office

How to Use Spotify to Crowd-Curate the Music at Your Next Party

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When it comes to planning get-togethers, the logistical details can pile up. Thankfully, we have fancy new digital tools to which we can outsource some of the planning. For curating the music, a number of options exist. Spotify, as it turns out, is a pretty good one. The idea...
How to Use Spotify to Crowd-Curate the Music at Your Next Party

iPad Apps That Are Good for Memorial Day

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World War II Interactive offers a well-organized blend of text, photos and multimedia that together provide a solid overview of the conflict, while Timeline World War 2 features a map overview, depicting the territories held by the Axis and Allies....
iPad Apps That Are Good for Memorial Day

According to its App Store reviews (from Yahoo! employees), Axis is a hit

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Yahoo! came at the tech world in a blur this week, launching its new search and browsing tool Axis. Response has been lukewarm, especially since the launch didn’t go completely as planned. I’ve been playing around with both the desktop and iOS version and I think that Yahoo! might be...
According to its App Store reviews (from Yahoo! employees), Axis is a hit

Motherhood Maternity - Memorial Day Sale: Extra 10% off Sale Items

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Motherhood Maternity - Memorial Day Sale: Extra 10% off Sale Items

These Are The Best And Worst Things To Buy in May

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The Marketplace Fairness Act -- which requires online retailers to collect state sales tax regardless of an operation's location -- may finally come to pass this month, and consumers who have enjoyed scoring tax-free items via online shopping may be disappointed by the development. But the way we see it, the new...
These Are The Best And Worst Things To Buy in May

CrunchWeek: Elon Musk Dominates Tech, Waze Sale Talks Falter (Again), Jury's Out On Arrested Development

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[tc_5min code="517800174"] Thanks to the Memorial Day holiday, it was a shorter week than normal for many of us (at least those of us in the United States) — so here’s to the weekend, and to a new episode of CrunchWeek, the TechCrunch TV show where a few of us...
CrunchWeek: Elon Musk Dominates Tech, Waze Sale Talks Falter (Again), Jury's Out On Arrested Development

Time Warner Cable app for Android tablets with live streaming is (still) right around the corner

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To be fair, when we heard that Time Warner Cable's TWC TV app for Android tablets might add live TV streaming by the end of March it was described as a "very loose" projection, so it's not much of a surprise we're still waiting for it now, in April....
Time Warner Cable app for Android tablets with live streaming is (still) right around the corner
Amazon's amazing biodome; Paul Allen's art; and other top stories of the week

Kayak Pushes Back IPO Timing After Facebook

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Kayak Software Corp. has pushed back the timing for its initial public offering in the wake of Facebook Inc.’s tumultuous public debut, people familiar with the matter said. The online travel deals site was to be one of the next Internet IPO deals led by Morgan Stanley, the bank that...
Kayak Pushes Back IPO Timing After Facebook
Virgin’s LG Optimus V discounted $120- Price of entry into Android is now $28

Huge Memorial Day Weekend Sale – Not Just for Used Cars Anymore!

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Huge Memorial Day Weekend Sale – Not Just for Used Cars Anymore!
IPG announces DRM-free option for client publishers

Travelocity - Book a Last Minute Memorial Day Travel Package Under $250

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Travelocity - Book a Last Minute Memorial Day Travel Package Under $250

I Think I Just Blue Myself: 4th Season of Arrested Development Comes to Netflix May 26th With 15 New Eps

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(Photo: IGN.com) What are you doing on May 26th? If you answered “binge watching all 15 new episodes of Arrested Development,” then you answered correctly. According to a press release put out by the company, the highly-anticipated 4th season of the gone-too-soon show will hit Netflix at 12:01 a.m. PDT on...
I Think I Just Blue Myself: 4th Season of Arrested Development Comes to Netflix May 26th With 15 New Eps

IRL: iPod Classic and the WhoSounds TARDIS Bluetooth Speaker

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Welcome to IRL, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment. It wasn't our intention to run a nostalgia-themed IRL on Memorial Day, but here we are....
IRL: iPod Classic and the WhoSounds TARDIS Bluetooth Speaker

43% of US teens say they text whilst driving, despite knowing of the dangers: AT&T survey

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A survey commissioned by US telecoms giant AT&T has found that 43% of teens admit to sending a text while driving, with adults setting a poor example too. The research was carried out as part of the company’s It Can Wait campaign, which seeks to highlight the dangers of texting...
43% of US teens say they text whilst driving, despite knowing of the dangers: AT&T survey
Hulu Plus Upgrades Its Living Room Experience With A New Look, Search, Controls & Added Kids Section

Remembering

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While it is true that Memorial Day serves as the unofficial start of summer, we should remember that it is actually a day to remember our fallen service men and women. As we wrap up wars half way around the world and bring our soldiers home, we should take a...
Remembering
9to5Toys Last Call: App Sales Galore, $80 Logitech UE Bluetooth Speaker, $450 iPad mini 64GB, more

Why It Sucks To Quit Facebook (FB)

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On my 30th birthday, I decided to quit Facebook. Being on the site seemed pointless at the time, but now I'm beginning to question my decision.  It's not because the site has changed drastically (it hasn't) or that I miss snooping on random acquaintances (I don't).  What it comes down...
Why It Sucks To Quit Facebook (FB)

Historical rewind: This video of the building of the Golden Gate Bridge will blow your mind

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It’s a holiday here in the States, so if you are online, the chances are that you’re taking a break from a BBQ-centered orgy of consumption. Allow TNW to entertain you for a few minutes, with the great story of the building of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Atlantic found...
Historical rewind: This video of the building of the Golden Gate Bridge will blow your mind

Gaming Legend Trip Hawkins Steps Down From His Latest Startup (ERTS)

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Trip Hawkins, founder of video-game publisher Electronic Arts, has stepped down from his current venture, Digital Chocolate, according to a blog post he wrote on Friday before the Memorial Day weekend. He alluded to cutbacks at his company: "For its next stage of growth, Digital Chocolate is narrowing its...
Gaming Legend Trip Hawkins Steps Down From His Latest Startup (ERTS)
TWC: Android 4.0 'only version' of Android secure enough for video streaming, developing for iOS 'much easier'

Organic Bouquet / Organic Style - 10% Off Memorial Day Flowers and Gifts

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Organic Bouquet / Organic Style - 10% Off Memorial Day Flowers and Gifts

Samsung's new U.S. display patents firm designed to satisfy the ITC's domestic industry requirement

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Over this holiday (Memorial Day in the U.S.) weekend a growing number of commentators talked about last week's Korea Times report on Samsung Display's confirmation that the display-making part of the Samsung Group "invested $25 million to launch [a wholly-owned subsidiary named] Intellectual Keystone Technology (IKT) in Washington D.C. in...
Samsung's new U.S. display patents firm designed to satisfy the ITC's domestic industry requirement

Best Buy To Offer $50 off Apple's iPhone Starting Sunday

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Best Buy is planning to cut $50 off the iPhone in a four week promotion that kicks off on Sunday. The price cut applies to the purchase of the iPhone 4, iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 in conjunction with a two-year contract with Verizon, AT&T or Sprint. The company is...
Best Buy To Offer $50 off Apple's iPhone Starting Sunday

Universal Is Well Aware The Internet Loves Fast & Furious 6, In Fact They're Betting On It

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So metal. (Photo: Screencap) There are marriages that don’t live as long as the Fast and the Furious franchise, which somehow made it through the rough patch that was Tokyo Drift and continues to bump along more than a decade later. Sure, the series is a little light in the plaudits department,...
Universal Is Well Aware The Internet Loves Fast & Furious 6, In Fact They're Betting On It

Tech Writer Blames Technology For His Son Not Knowing How To Mail a Damn Letter

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An envelope. Filling the news void that is Memorial Day, a ReadWrite contributor doxxed his son by revealing that the little jerk doesn’t know how to correctly fill out an envelope. Lamenting that he has a “smartphone, a tablet and a laptop,” in addition to knowing some “basic coding,” Brian Hall...
Tech Writer Blames Technology For His Son Not Knowing How To Mail a Damn Letter
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