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AT&T fails to reach terms with workers union
Food Delivery Companies Seamless And GrubHub Announce Merger

RetroN 4 plays NES, SNES, Genesis and GBA carts, hides its looks (for now)

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Hyperkin's fourth RetroN console wants to be the perfect way to enjoy gaming's past glories. Alongside the ability to play NES, SNES, Gameboy and Sega Genesis titles, it's compatible with PAL and NTSC formats, with ports for your NES, SNES and Genesis controllers -- you still have those, right?...
RetroN 4 plays NES, SNES, Genesis and GBA carts, hides its looks (for now)

Illinois And Wisconsin Do Not Mess Around When It Comes To Drinkin'

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Say what you will about the heart of the Midwest, it's certainly not hard to find a bar. Geography blog FloatingSheep took a look a the bar-to-grocery store ratio in different parts of the country and it became immediately apparent that Illinois and Wisconsin (and part of Iowa) team...
Illinois And Wisconsin Do Not Mess Around When It Comes To Drinkin'
Ford’s first all-electric car, the Focus Electric, gives a taste of the future (video)
The WhaleTail Gives Your iPad A Whale Tail

Advice from Mark Cuban at $10,000 an hour: $1.6M in seed funding for Clarity

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Investors and entrepreneurs frequently talk about the power of Silicon Valley to launch and transform companies, but it’s always been a challenge for companies outside the Valley to network and grow with their California counterparts. Enter Clarity, the company that launched in May to connect startup companies with advisors who can...
Advice from Mark Cuban at $10,000 an hour: $1.6M in seed funding for Clarity
Networks | Google Fiber Sparks Yet Another Gigabit Internet Service

Suburban Express Goes Double Or Nothing On Their Aggressive Behavior

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Hopefully you recall the story of Suburban Express and its owner, admitted domain squatter Dennis Toeppen, but let me catch you up and let you know what's been going on since that post ran. Suburban Express is a bus company that caters to Midwest students traveling to and from Chicago....
Suburban Express Goes Double Or Nothing On Their Aggressive Behavior

What should CNET Road Trip not miss in the Midwest?

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CNET's Daniel Terdiman wants your ideas on where to take his Road Trip 2013 project this summer. Suggest an idea he uses, and you could win a prize. [Read more]...
What should CNET Road Trip not miss in the Midwest?

After Acquiring 15 Groupon Clones, CrowdSavings Finds a Buyer for Itself

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Two daily deal companies that are far off the radar are joining forces with Half Off Depot agreeing to acquire CrowdSavings for $6.4 million in cash and stock. Together, the two will be rebranded as nCrowd, and will be headquartered out of Atlanta. There are two remarkable aspects to this transaction,...
After Acquiring 15 Groupon Clones, CrowdSavings Finds a Buyer for Itself

John Doerr's Patient Health Care Start-Up Gains Momentum

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John Doerr, the venture capitalist, has financed an expensive, small-scale effort in the Midwest to create a health system with incentives for better care and one that uses new technology tools. A partnership with three large insurers announced on Tuesday suggests that the experiment is gaining support....
John Doerr's Patient Health Care Start-Up Gains Momentum

Sprint buys spectrum and 585,000 customers from U.S. Cellular for $480m in cash

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Sprint today announced that it will acquire PCS spectrum and customers in parts of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri and Ohio from U.S. Cellular for $480 million in cash and the assumption of “certain liabilities”. Sprint says the additional spectrum will be used to supplement its coverage in the areas as...
Sprint buys spectrum and 585,000 customers from U.S. Cellular for $480m in cash

At Least 4 Killed in Heavy Storms Sweeping Through Midwest

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At Least 4 Killed in Heavy Storms Sweeping Through Midwest

U.S. Cellular selling off Midwest markets to Sprint

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Today, U.S. Cellular and Sprint announced a deal where U.S. Cellular would transfer the rights of some spectrum in certain Midwest markets to Sprint for $480 million and stop doing business in those areas.The spectrum involved in the transaction is solely on the PCS band (1.9GHz). This spectrum is extremely...
U.S. Cellular selling off Midwest markets to Sprint
Sprint buys $480M worth of spectrum and customers from U.S. Cellular

420,000 U.S. Cellular customers soon must make a choice: Join Sprint or find a new provider

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In the next few months, 420,000 U.S. Cellular customers in the Midwest will find themselves without a mobile network. Sprint on Friday closed a $480 million deal with U.S. Cellular that will hand all of the latter’s spectrum in Chicago, St. Louis and the surrounding regions into Sprint’s waiting arms....
420,000 U.S. Cellular customers soon must make a choice: Join Sprint or find a new provider
Startups find a way to get blazing fast Google Fiber
Sprint buys US Cellular spectrum and half a million Midwest customers for $480 million

10 Ways to Win Over Writers

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As a PR person, product developer, CEO or whatever, you're probably more interested in getting noticed by the media than developing a relationship with a particular writer. That's one way to go about it. Then there's that old-fashioned "building a relationship with a real person not a robot" idea. You...
10 Ways to Win Over Writers
It wasn't your imagination: US experienced warmest March ever
Sprint Buying U.S. Cellular Spectrum And Customers For $480 Million To Expand Midwest Reach

FCC releases report on 911 communications #thecircuit

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FCC releases report on derecho, 911: Federal Communications Commission commissioner Julius Genachowski announced he will enact new rules to strengthen the resiliency of 911 services during disasters. The plans follow a report released by the FCC on Thursday investigating the effects that the summer's derecho storm had on emergency...
FCC releases report on 911 communications #thecircuit

On a mission from God — VentureBeat & DEMO heading to Chicago to find the best companies

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As our DEMO world tour rolls on, we continue to add more stops along the way.  Next up is Chicago where we’ll be on February 27. We know Chicago has turned into a hive of startup talent, so it seemed like the logical place to go to meet up-and-coming innovators....
On a mission from God — VentureBeat & DEMO heading to Chicago to find the best companies

'The Midwest Mentality': Why Chicago's Supposed Weakness May Be Its Greatest Strength

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You know, Chicago, maybe you had it right all along....
'The Midwest Mentality': Why Chicago's Supposed Weakness May Be Its Greatest Strength

Sprint Buys Spectrum From U.S. Cellular

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Sprint Nextel Corp. Wednesday said it agreed to acquire spectrum and business operations in parts of five states from U.S. Cellular Corp. for about $480 million, in a deal that will significantly increase the company’s network capacity. Sprint Chief Executive Dan Hesse said the deal includes several important Midwest markets...
Sprint Buys Spectrum From U.S. Cellular
Online Ordering Platform For Restaurants EatStreet Raises $2 Million Series A By Focusing On Underserved Markets

The Atlantic Heads to the Upper Midwest And We Need Your Help

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We're coming to the upper midwest to check out the startup scene in Chicago, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh....
The Atlantic Heads to the Upper Midwest And We Need Your Help

Sprint pays US Cellular $480 million for spectrum and customers

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Sprint has cemented a deal with US Cellular to pick up its PCS spectrum and around 585,000 customers across the Midwest. The deal will land them 30MHz within the 1900 MHz band across Illinois, Indian, Michigan, Missouri and Ohio, with the carrier stating that it'll be putting the extra...
Sprint pays US Cellular $480 million for spectrum and customers

Pollenware

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Last week I wrote a post about Networks and the Enterprise and I mentioned that we had made two recent investments in networks that engage the enterprise and that I couldn't mention one of them. Well happily I can talk about the other one today. Pollenware announced yesterday that our...
Pollenware
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