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Leap Motion Teams Up With Best Buy As Exclusive Retail Launch Partner

Walmart Begins Testing Same-Day Delivery In Select Markets

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The world’s largest retailer, Walmart, is today announcing its plans to test a “same-day” delivery service in select markets called “Walmart To Go.” The program, beginning now, will run through the holiday season and will be available in Northern Virginia (outside D.C.), Philadelphia, Minneapolis, and San Jose/San Francisco. During the...
Walmart Begins Testing Same-Day Delivery In Select Markets

iPad 3G sold out in 49 of 50 stores

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By Sunday afternoon, most Apple Stores had run out of Wi-Fi-only iPads as well iPad 3G launch day in New York City. Photo: PED Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster, one of the few Apple (AAPL) analysts who attends product launches and counts heads, estimates that Apple sold 300,000 iPad 3Gs over...
iPad 3G sold out in 49 of 50 stores

Refine your searches by location

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Location has become an important part of the way we search. If you're a foodie looking for restaurant details, food blogs or the closest farmer's market, location can be vital to helping you find the right information. Starting today, we've added the ability to refine your searches with the "Nearby"...
Refine your searches by location
Wait, now T-Mobile is on team Verizon? Carriers may swap spectrum

Even the Internet Can't Tear Teens and Malls Apart

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(Photo: Getty images) Despite the convenience of online shopping, teens are still heading to malls in droves. Where else are they supposed to harass old people and flagrantly make out? A study found that 78 percent of girls and 75 percent of boys said they’d rather shop in brick-and-mortar stores...
Even the Internet Can't Tear Teens and Malls Apart
Health Science | Selling Your Most Personal Item: You

T-Mobile signs AWS spectrum agreement with Verizon

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T-Mobile announced today plans to exchange and purchase spectrum from Verizon Wireless in a deal the carrier claimed would improve its “spectrum position in 15 of the top 25 markets” covering 60 million people. T-Mobile said the spectrum would help enhance its 4G network and advance the rollout of its...
T-Mobile signs AWS spectrum agreement with Verizon

Sprint promises 'many' new 4G markets in 2010; New York, SF included

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With LTE onslaughts from Verizon and AT&T (not to mention countless carriers around the world) drawing near, Sprint's wasting no time beefing up its WiMAX network ahead of its competitors' 4G launches in an effort to give WiMAX the best chance it can. Without giving a hard figure, the company...
Sprint promises 'many' new 4G markets in 2010; New York, SF included
When Kickstarter Delivers: Thanks To Simple, Effective Design, Supr's Slim Wallet Exceeds Expectations
Google Offers app now available on iPhone for U.S. users

Minneapolis street test: Google gets a B+, Apple’s Siri gets a D

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1,600 questions — 800 in a quiet room, 800 in a noisy street FORTUNE — Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster is nothing if not methodical. When customers queue up for a new Apple (AAPL) product, he’s the analyst who goes to the line and counts heads. When programmers gather at an...
Minneapolis street test: Google gets a B+, Apple’s Siri gets a D
MUNSTER: iPhone Lines Up 83% Year Over Year (AAPL)
Comcast and Verizon Wireless expand cross-selling deals to six new markets

Top jobs of the week in digital media

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Once you’ve recovered from turkey Thursday, Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the various Facebook hoaxes and fake press releases that emerged over the weekend, check out our latest batch of job postings: Context Partners: Community Strategist (Washington, D.C.) Target: Product Content Strategist (Minneapolis) Cablevision: Director, Broadband Product Operations (Bethpage, N.Y.) Guardian News and Media: VP, Product...
Top jobs of the week in digital media

Siri Gets A 'D' Grade From Top Apple Analyst Gene Munster (GOOG, AAPL)

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Apple's voice activated assistant, Siri, might represent the future of search on iOS devices, but for today, it is a terrible substitute for Google. Apple analyst Gene Munster tested 800 searches on Google and Siri. He said Siri only had 62% accuracy in its results. He gives it a "D"...
Siri Gets A 'D' Grade From Top Apple Analyst Gene Munster (GOOG, AAPL)

AT&T Plus now in trial stages, lets loyal users in on special deals and more

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Looks like racking up those loyal points may just pay off in the near future, as Ma Bell's rolling out a new loyalty program dubbed AT&T Plus. The free service -- which is only available in Houston, Colorado and Minneapolis at the moment -- will let customers get tidbits...
AT&T Plus now in trial stages, lets loyal users in on special deals and more
AT&T LTE now live in over 100 markets ahead of schedule

Open Letter to Blog Comment Spammers

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Photo credit: freezelight Dear “SEO Consulting Services New York” and you too “Starting A Home Business”, I have an admission to make: I don’t like comment spam. You are comment spammers. Our readers don’t like you. I don’t like you. You’re not welcome here. Our Akismet filter has been doing...
Open Letter to Blog Comment Spammers

Top jobs of the week in tech

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We’ve survived another round of April Fools tech jokes (yes, Tesla is actually turning a profit; no, Google Nose isn’t actually a thing). While you sort out the wishful thinking from the actual facts, check out our latest batch of job listings from around the country: New York Times: iOS...
Top jobs of the week in tech

In Piper Jaffray re-test, Siri raises her grade from a D to a C

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In a quiet room, the latest version understood 91% of questions, correctly answered 77% FORTUNE -- Siri is a little like the weather. Everybody complains about it, but only Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster seems to do anything. In June he put the iOS 5 version of Apple's (AAPL) voice-activated personal...
In Piper Jaffray re-test, Siri raises her grade from a D to a C

TCS to Set Up New Facility in Minneapolis

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Tata Consultancy Services is looking to set up a new software facility in the U.S. and scale up existing ones, as the Indian company seeks to step up local hiring there to blunt the growing backlash against outsourcing in its largest market....
TCS to Set Up New Facility in Minneapolis
Complimentary airport iPads help you kill time while waiting for your flight

And the Golden Kitty for best cat video goes to...

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Cat video aficionados gather en masse in Minneapolis for the Internet Cat Festival, where humans and felines fete one of the Internet's great art forms. [Read more]...
And the Golden Kitty for best cat video goes to...

Top jobs of the week in tech

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It’s an exciting week for GigaOM’s editorial team. With the news that Austin will be the next Google Fiber–enabled city, our very own ATX resident Stacey Higginbotham is already envisioning how this could change her city for the better. She’ll be covering this story as it develops and undoubtedly sharing...
Top jobs of the week in tech

Coming soon: Cat-video film festival

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Small-screen online cat videos are poised to hit the big time at the Internet Cat Video Film Festival in Minneapolis. Next up: cat-video Oscars? [Read more]...
Coming soon: Cat-video film festival
Sprint blames major network outage on 'accidental dual fibercut'

Apple's Siri wrong 38 percent of the time in test

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In a test by analysts Piper Jaffray on a busy Minneapolis street, Apple's Siri managed to perform searches correctly 62 percent of the time. Oddly, Google's voice assistant was right 86 percent. [Read more]...
Apple's Siri wrong 38 percent of the time in test

34 Percent of New York's Online Dating Profiles Are Completely Full of Shit

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(Photo: Science of Relationships) A/S/L? 20/F/California here. Haha just kidding. Like the information contained in one third of New York dating profiles, that was a complete lie. According to a new study, a lot of us are chronic embellishers here on the web. The study, conducted by dating auction site What's...
34 Percent of New York's Online Dating Profiles Are Completely Full of Shit

Siri vs Google search in 1600-question street test

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As noted by Phillip Elmer-DeWitt over at Fortune, Apple analyst Gene Munster published a note to clients today that within contained the results of a Siri vs Google search 1600-question showdown. While it’s not exactly a test of how well the companies various voice services stack up against one another...
Siri vs Google search in 1600-question street test
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