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This week's new games

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Damage Inc: Pacific Squadron WWII, PC, PS3 & Xbox 360Published by steering wheel maker, Mad Catz, Damage Inc comes with its own flight stick, which is wonderfully solid, has convenient brackets to grip your leg so you can pretend you're Maverick or Ice Man while slumped on the sofa and...
This week's new games

Groupon Investor NEA Raises A Huge $2.6 Billion Fund

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New Enterprise Associates, one of the largest venture-capital funds in the world, has raised $2.6 billion for its latest fund. It's the third fund raised by NEA that exceeds $2.5 billion--which is a big number for the venture-capital world, even in a time when billion-dollar funds are becoming less unusual....
Groupon Investor NEA Raises A Huge $2.6 Billion Fund

"Do You Believe In Aliens?" GetHired Lets You Ask Applicants Anything

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Suki Shah is the founder of GetHired, a hiring platform that should help you avoid job interviews like these. We caught up with Shah to learn about how video pre-screening and the occasional oddball question can have a helpful winnowing effect for your hiring process. FAST COMPANY: You got the...
"Do You Believe In Aliens?" GetHired Lets You Ask Applicants Anything

Hey, what's wrong with a small iPhone?

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Is Apple an oddball because its phones continue to be relatively small? It's a stance that seems to run counter to Android smartphone design trends. [Read more]...
Hey, what's wrong with a small iPhone?

Netflix Pays $9 Million To Settle Video Privacy Lawsuit

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Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) disclosed this afternoon that it will pay to settle nationwide claims that it illegally retained customers’ rental histories. The settlement, disclosed in a securities filing, grows out of a 2011 lawsuit that accused the company of violating the Video Privacy Protection Act and California consumer laws....
Netflix Pays $9 Million To Settle Video Privacy Lawsuit
The Google Nexus Q, Made In The U.S.A.

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

Microsoft tries to boost Windows Phone downloads with new 'Red Stripe Deals'

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Trying to steal a bit of attention away from Facebook’s big Home event, Microsoft has just announced a new program to get Windows Phone apps more attention called “Red Stripe Deals.” Apple and Google both offer ways to...
Microsoft tries to boost Windows Phone downloads with new 'Red Stripe Deals'
Is the OUYA Console the Only Truly Open Device on the Android Platform?

Little people go big in Eastpak's oddball ads

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Little people go big in Eastpak's oddball ads

Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week (AAPL)

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Do you love television? You'll want to look at Showtime Sync and an app called zeebox. Or maybe it's games you're after? Check out The Room and King Oddball. That only scratches the surface of this week's app offerings, however.Showtime Sync Showtime Sync will display bonus content on your iPad...
Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week (AAPL)

Are you consuming more content overall thanks to mobile devices?

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Yesterday’s news about Flipboard being unofficially available for Android devices got me thinking about the sheer amount of digital content I now consume on mobile devices. Digital media in the hand isn’t new for me, by any means: My first MP3 player was little more than a 64 MB flash...
Are you consuming more content overall thanks to mobile devices?

Microsoft could bring curved, one-handed software keyboard to Windows Phone

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As with 8Pen and Flit, we’ve seen more than a few unconventional mobile keyboards. The latest oddball effort, however, could come from Microsoft. Windows Phone gadget blog WMPowerUser has unearthed a leaked screenshot of a new keyboard, which was taken from a Microsoft Research presentation. Unlike most keyboards, Microsoft’s...
Microsoft could bring curved, one-handed software keyboard to Windows Phone
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