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Two Networks, One Company: T-Mobile Explains Why Its MetroPCS Deal Can Work

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When T-Mobile announced its deal this week to acquire MetroPCS, one of the first concerns raised by outsiders was the fact that today the two companies use a different type of network technology. T-Mobile’s network has evolved from the type of system used by AT&T while MetroPCS has historically relied...
Two Networks, One Company: T-Mobile Explains Why Its MetroPCS Deal Can Work
Mayer's changes at Yahoo may be symbolic, but they matter

Keith Rabois: Why Square’s handcrafted approach to payments can win

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Mobile payment start-up Square has built a huge following in part by appealing to artisans and creators of hand crafted products. But the company is not just serving those merchants, it’s almost built in their image. The company has pushed a very design-focused product that has an almost artistic approach...
Keith Rabois: Why Square’s handcrafted approach to payments can win

Video offers rare glimpse inside Foxconn iPhone factory

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A video released on Friday gives outsiders a look at what goes on inside a Foxconn factory responsible for the manufacture of a large portion of Apple's iPhone stock including the newest iPhone 4S....
Video offers rare glimpse inside Foxconn iPhone factory

BitTorrent's Secure Dropbox Alternative Goes Public

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Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft Skydrive and Mega are just a few examples of the many file-storage and backup services that are available today. All these services rely on external cloud based hosting to back up and store files. This means that you have to trust these companies with your personal...
BitTorrent's Secure Dropbox Alternative Goes Public

Everything You'll Ever Need To Know About Gamification

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Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a game designer with 20 years experience. He is the creator of leading game design blog What Games Are, and consults for many companies on game design and development. You can follow him on Twitter here. A friend of mine once relayed this quote (as a joke) to...
Everything You'll Ever Need To Know About Gamification

Audi A3 e-tron hands-on (video)

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It's not often that we spend quality time with automobiles here at Engadget, but our motives are usually geared by electricity when we do. Take for instance, the Audi A3 e-tron concept above. This isn't the first e-tron concept -- if you'll recall, the A1 and A2 EVs were...
Audi A3 e-tron hands-on (video)

Fortune Gives Facebook the Apple Treatment

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Last year Fortune magazine was so proud of an Apple cover story that it made it hard for people to read: The magazine kept the piece off the Web, and only made it available to subscribers, via the print edition and an iPad app, or to people who bought the...
Fortune Gives Facebook the Apple Treatment

The Wordperfect Axiom

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When the platform changes, the leaders change.Wordperfect had a virtual monopoly on word processing in big firms that used DOS. Then Windows arrived and the folks at Wordperfect didn't feel the need to hurry in porting themselves to the new platform. They had achieved lock-in after all, and why support...
The Wordperfect Axiom

Facebook IPO Post Mortem – Killer – but not for the reasons you think !

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1. Say goodbye to the individual investor on Wall Street. Whatever positive impression they had of the IPO market and the stock market in general was just torched to the ground. When everyone you know associated with the stock market is telling you and the media is confirming that this...
Facebook IPO Post Mortem – Killer – but not for the reasons you think !

Canada would not stop RIM sale to outsiders

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The Canadian government wouldn't try to block a foreign acquisition of RIM, federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said Friday. While he would prefer that RIM thrive as a Canadian company, he wouldn't interject to make it that way. Those at RIM were "masters of their own destiny," he said.......
Canada would not stop RIM sale to outsiders
Apple finally gives OpenStreetMaps credit for iPhoto map data (two months late)

Stylish Web curation service Pearltrees launches a premium offering for private content sharing

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Pearltrees offers perhaps the most elegant and visual way of collecting and sharing online content available today, and now the French startup is launching premium accounts that give users more privacy, for a price. As a recap, Pearltrees lets you organise links to online content, visualized as ‘trees’ made up of...
Stylish Web curation service Pearltrees launches a premium offering for private content sharing

Rovio's CEO on Growing His Flock and Whether to Fly Solo

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Last week was a big one for Rovio, the maker of the hit game Angry Birds. The company released its Facebook game, joined up with a Finnish theme park and announced plans to blast off into space. But the company is also at a crossroads. For all its success, Rovio’s...
Rovio's CEO on Growing His Flock and Whether to Fly Solo

Google boosts bonuses for Chrome bug bounty hunters

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Google on Tuesday boosted payments to researchers for reporting bugs in Chrome, saying the move was prompted by a decline in vulnerabilities submitted by outsiders....
Google boosts bonuses for Chrome bug bounty hunters
What Art-School Kids In Savannah Teach Us About Urban Renewal

Verizon Helps You Say Wassup?! With Group Chat Lines

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Have you ever tried to plan a get-together with a group of friends only to find yourself texting and calling individual people in a frantic maze of communication? Thankfully there are now web apps that make the process of event planning easier, but what about those times when you need...
Verizon Helps You Say Wassup?! With Group Chat Lines

The Unauthorized TechCrunch iPad Review

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For some strange reason we weren’t invited to test drive the iPad early. But easy-to-get stories are never fun anyway. And there has always been another way to spend time with the iPad other than a freebie loaner from apple – the third party developers. Scores of developers have had...
The Unauthorized TechCrunch iPad Review
Pentagon releases trial documents as Bradley Manning prepares formal plea
Google's Project Glass makes its way to New York Fasion Week

Amazon Makes Murmurs About Its Video Business

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Netflix added a bunch of streaming video subscribers in the last quarter. How did rival Amazon do? Who knows? Amazon is fiercely dedicated to the notion that it won’t say squat about its business, and things stayed true to form during yesterday’s earnings call. But the question did come up...
Amazon Makes Murmurs About Its Video Business
Meet WeFunder, The Crowdfunding Platform For Would-Be Investors
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Apple passes 25bn iPhone and iPad app downloads milestone

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Chinese iOS user gets $10k iTunes gift certificate after downloading Disney's Where's My Water? FreeApple's App Store has passed 25 billion downloads, with Disney's iOS game Where's My Water? Free nudging it past the milestone.Apple had been running a counter on its website and store, so the 25bn mark was...
Apple passes 25bn iPhone and iPad app downloads milestone

Facebook Opens Up Your Inbox to Outsiders, For a Fee

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Want to send me a Facebook message? But you’re not my Facebook friend? Pay up. The social network is overhauling its in-house messaging system with a new set of filters that it says will help users reach out and poke each other more effectively; you can see details here. Part...
Facebook Opens Up Your Inbox to Outsiders, For a Fee
Retail: Purveyor of Stuntman Duds and Disco Dresses Struts a Big-Money Investment

Hacking is Important

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Back in the early 90s, Borland International was the place to be an engineer. Coming off the purchase of Ashton-Tate, Borland was the third largest software company, but, more importantly, it was a legitimate competitor to Microsoft. Philippe Kahn, the CEO at the time, was fond of motorcycles, saxophones, and...
Hacking is Important

Computers May Soon Read Your Emotions Better Than Your Significant Other

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(Photo: Neuroscience Marketing) Computers are great at parsing data using logic, but when it comes to recognizing when you’re feeling angry or despondent, they’re as helpless as your high school boyfriend. Luckily, researchers across the world are working to change that, hoping that if they can teach computers to recognize...
Computers May Soon Read Your Emotions Better Than Your Significant Other

Google I/O 2012 app unveiled for Android, keeps attendees and outsiders looped in

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Hardly any self-respecting conference can do without a companion app these days and Google has pulled out all the stops with an updated app for I/O 2012. Now available on Google Play, this year's iteration is formatted to work equally well on phones and tablets, and allows users to...
Google I/O 2012 app unveiled for Android, keeps attendees and outsiders looped in
Meet the animators: The outsiders helping bring video games to life
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