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SwiftKey 4 Adds Swype-Style Gesture Inputting To Android App, Plus New Languages, Tailored Typing & Simpler Corrections

techcrunch.com
Keyboard software maker SwiftKey’s answer to Swype has now been added to the latest version of its software, SwiftKey 4, launching today on Google Play for Android smartphones and tablet users. The finger-gliding input method, which SwiftKey calls Flow, brings the software up to speed with rival keyboard software maker Swype,...
SwiftKey 4 Adds Swype-Style Gesture Inputting To Android App, Plus New Languages, Tailored Typing & Simpler Corrections

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

www.nytimes.com
Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?
Barnes & Noble fires back at Amazon with new Nook HD and HD+ tablets, starting at $199

Hey Vendors -- It's Too Early For An API Death Match

techcrunch.com
I am not one to argue with abundance. I am a big believer in the way we can create so much, all the time. But I can’t stand an abundance of vendor one-upmanship and that’s just what I heard this morning at CloudOpen in a panel discussion about Infrastructure as...
Hey Vendors -- It's Too Early For An API Death Match

Are our household appliances getting too complicated?

www.guardian.co.uk
Toasters with variable browning modes, vacuum cleaners with flexi crevice tools, washing machines with freshen up cycles - are all these added functions on familiar household products really helpful or do they just get in the way?The modern washing machine has a dozen or more cycles that no one has...
Are our household appliances getting too complicated?
Blurtt Wants You To Express Yourself With Mobile Memes

LevelUp declares payment war, kills interchange fee for merchants

gigaom.com
Every month, it seems players in the mobile payment market try to outdo each other, offering merchants a slightly lower transaction fee in a game of one-upmanship. LevelUp, a Boston-based loyalty and payment startup, has played that game to some extent, pushing down its fee to 2 percent. But now,...
LevelUp declares payment war, kills interchange fee for merchants
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