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BlackBerry's new Q10 handset for those who crave a real keyboard

What would a New York Times for the youngs look like?

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The New York Times is testing some kind of “entry-level” product aimed at a younger, more Internet-y audience, new CEO Mark Thompson said in the company’s earnings call Thursday. Forbes’ Jeff Bercovici followed up, and an unidentified source tells him that NYT Junior — which is seriously going to need...
What would a New York Times for the youngs look like?

AngelList's 'Salaries & Equity' tool finds the best paying tech jobs, helps you compare compensation

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Do you know if your compensation is fair? I’d bet that if you don’t, you would love to get ahold of the information required for you to determine if you are over, or under-compensated. It’s useful data to have. Happily, the fine folks over at AngelList have compiled a simply excellent...
AngelList's 'Salaries & Equity' tool finds the best paying tech jobs, helps you compare compensation

Urban Tour Guide Game StrayBoots Launches Out Of SMS; iPhone App Available Now

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Not many game makers launch exclusively onto SMS (yes, SMS), but the guys over at Strayboots felt that their interactive urban tour guide games would only catch on if everyone had the opportunity to play. Six months later, however, Strayboots is poised to announce the latest iteration of the game:...
Urban Tour Guide Game StrayBoots Launches Out Of SMS; iPhone App Available Now
Food Delivery Companies Seamless And GrubHub Announce Merger

"In The Studio," OATV's Renee DiResta Reflects On Her Transition From Trading To Investing

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Editor’s Note: Semil Shah is a contributor to TechCrunch. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil. “In the Studio” opens up February by hosting a former Wall Street derivatives trader turned early-stage venture investor in San Francisco. Renee DiResta, an Associate with O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV), is relatively new...
"In The Studio," OATV's Renee DiResta Reflects On Her Transition From Trading To Investing

Facebook's Gay Marriage Map

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If you’re a certain kind of person, with a certain kind of circle of friends, you are completely aware that a whole lot of Facebook users changed their profile picture this week. That’s the result of a very effective viral campaign, kicked off by the Human Rights Campaign, to show...
Facebook's Gay Marriage Map
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We'll be reporting live from Sony's PlayStation 4 unveiling tonight at 6:00PM!

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This is it, gamers — the moment you've been waiting for. Nintendo (NTDOY) was the first major console vendor to unwrap its next-generation offering, but the Wii U isn't quite shaping up to be the smash hit Nintendo was hoping for. Microsoft's (MSFT) next Xbox is expected to be unwrapped...
We'll be reporting live from Sony's PlayStation 4 unveiling tonight at 6:00PM!

NYC Says Renting Out Your Place Via Airbnb Is Running An Illegal Hotel

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We've seen this over and over again: new and innovative startups enter a market in a creative and compelling way, and a combination of incumbents and regulators get in the way of something cool happening. Perhaps the most well known recent example of this is with Uber, but probably a...
NYC Says Renting Out Your Place Via Airbnb Is Running An Illegal Hotel
Taxi app Hailo is raising $30M to take on Uber in NYC
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NYC officials may delay widespread smartphone taxi hailing, propose limited pilot instead
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CloudFlare CEO: Despite outage, we're still getting 3,500 new customers a day

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                   Sept. 9 - 10, 2013       San Francisco, CA           Early Bird Tickets on Sale NEW YORK — It’s easy to make a lot of cheesy puns about web performance startup CloudFlare and its success — “it’s burning,” “it’s blazing,” “it’s hot,” “it’s on fire and...
CloudFlare CEO: Despite outage, we're still getting 3,500 new customers a day

Breather Founder Explains How On-demand Rooms Could Unlock Cities With An App [TCTV]

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Breather is a new startup billed as a sort of “Zipcar for rooms”. Announced at the LeWeb conference in London and due to launch later this year, it’s closed $1.5 million in funding from Canadian VC Real Ventures, along with Gary Vaynerchuk, Loic Le Meur, Mike Walsh and others....
Breather Founder Explains How On-demand Rooms Could Unlock Cities With An App [TCTV]

HTC and Verizon to hold a press event in New York City on November 13th

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And this jam-packed season of press events continues. Verizon and HTC just announced they will be holding a press event in New York City next week, on November 13th. Developing...Filed under: Cellphones, Mobile, HTC, VerizonHTC and Verizon to hold a press event in New York City on November 13th...
HTC and Verizon to hold a press event in New York City on November 13th

WunWun is like having a personal assistant: It runs errands, walks dogs -- even bartends parties

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Following the ranks of affordable luxury services like Uber, WunWun is a young, peculiarly named startup with one simple goal: to be your on-demand helper. The iOS app, which is only available in New York City for the time being, is part concierge service, part personal assistant. It’s comparable, in...
WunWun is like having a personal assistant: It runs errands, walks dogs -- even bartends parties
Yahoo said to be mulling $1 billion Tumblr acquisition
New York City launches competition to create the perfect payphone
The BlackBerry Q10 is a QWERTY smartphone designed to compete in 2013

Hailing a Cab? There's an App for That

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New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission voted Thursday on a plan to permit customers to hail yellow cabs with smartphones during a one-year trial period....
Hailing a Cab? There's an App for That
HTC One 'coming soon' to T-Mobile for just $99

New York City's Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot On Bringing Innovation Into Government [TCTV]

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[tc_5min code="517695770"] City governments here in the United States aren’t typically known as early adopters of the latest in technology and innovation — that means that New York City’s first-ever Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot has a pretty big job on her hands. So it was great to have the...
New York City's Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot On Bringing Innovation Into Government [TCTV]

NYC mayor blames increase in crime on demand for Apple products

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Thefts of iPhones, iPads and iPods are accountable for an overall increase in crime in New York City, the Big Apple's mayor said in a recent interview....
NYC mayor blames increase in crime on demand for Apple products

Samsung Galaxy S 4 launching on 327 carriers in 155 countries, starting at the end of April

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Samsung has announced some of its launch partners for the Galaxy S 4 which will include some 327 carriers in 155 countries. According to JK Shin, it will include global LTE roaming, with 3G and LTE models in multiple bands. We haven't heard about specific carriers yet, but will...
Samsung Galaxy S 4 launching on 327 carriers in 155 countries, starting at the end of April
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Kenneth And Ben Lerer Talk Good Design, Strong Politics, And Mixing Work And Family [TCTV]

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For some of us, hanging out with our parents is something best relegated to off-work hours and holidays. But Kenneth Lerer and Ben Lerer have had some big successes working together at Lerer Ventures, the New York City venture capital firm whose portfolio includes BuzzFeed, Warby Parker, Everlane, FancyHands,...
Kenneth And Ben Lerer Talk Good Design, Strong Politics, And Mixing Work And Family [TCTV]
Airbnb Is Declared Illegal In New York City
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