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YC-Backed Local Marketplace App Yardsale Launches Nationwide

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Yardsale, a mobile app to help folks sell goods to local buyers, is now available throughout the U.S., after a long, long period of testing in the San Francisco Bay Area. The latest version of the app, which hooks into Craigslist and enables users to easily list items for sale,...
YC-Backed Local Marketplace App Yardsale Launches Nationwide
Google+ Hangouts On Air Now Process Videos During Recording, Allowing For Live Rewind And Immediate Publishing
Can you explain your 'big data' tech to a middle schooler? (video)

Cook says patent system broken, lawsuits have 'gotten crazy'

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Speaking to attendees at All Things D's D10 conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook answered several questions regarding the ongoing patent wars that the company has become involved in. When asked if the legal battles are a "problem for innovation," the executive bluntly stated "Well it is a pain in the...
Cook says patent system broken, lawsuits have 'gotten crazy'

Creating a clickable prototype is a pain, Solidify by ZURB makes it effortless

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ZURB is a well-known interaction design firm with big name clients and an amazing suite of apps that make the design process so much easier. We’ve written about ZURB’s Playground, which is like a candy store for designers. We covered Bounce, an interactive screenshot where you can highlight areas and leave notes. We’ve written about Clue, Verify, Strike, Notable, Reel, Spur and Axe. As...
Creating a clickable prototype is a pain, Solidify by ZURB makes it effortless

With Obamacare Still In Play, GoHealth Lands $50M For Health Insurance Comparison Shopping

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This month, the Supreme Court is expected to rule on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), deciding whether or not adults in the U.S. will be required to purchase healthcare. If the Court rules in favor, millions of Americans will soon be in the market...
With Obamacare Still In Play, GoHealth Lands $50M For Health Insurance Comparison Shopping

If Windows users want to give themselves some lovin’ then you need Ninite

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If there is one thing that is a great big pain in the ass when it comes to either setting up a new machine or rebuilding an existing computer it is having to (re)install all of your favorite applications. Well thanks to Tim Heuer I can offer you up...
If Windows users want to give themselves some lovin’ then you need Ninite
Got an old iPod? Seven ways to offload your used electronics for cash
1Password 4: A strong app limited by iOS

Too Much Tape? Highlight Hunter Finds Your Best Clips, Cuts Video Editing By 80%

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The increasing ubiquity of compact, portable video recording devices has given rise to a burgeoning set of amateur videographers. Whether filming a friend’s aerial tricks in the half pipe, recording action-packed family road trips, or filming on-the-spot interviews, capturing hours of quality digital video has become a breeze thanks to...
Too Much Tape? Highlight Hunter Finds Your Best Clips, Cuts Video Editing By 80%
Apple looks to spoil Samsung’s Galaxy S III party

LinkedIn puts all of its data to good use with targeted updates for companies

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Popular companies who have set up a page on professional networking site LinkedIn know how powerful it is to be able to share updates to all of its followers, which is very similar to Twitter and Facebook functionality. If you have some interesting news to share about a new product,...
LinkedIn puts all of its data to good use with targeted updates for companies

Can You Blog from an iPad? I Just Did

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Disclaimer: I wrote and published this post, in its entirety, from my iPad.Apple’s “magical and revolutionary device” is supposed to be the ultimate content consumption tool. You can play music, watch movies, and surf the web, all from a device that is meant to be smaller, more focused, and...
Can You Blog from an iPad? I Just Did

Simplicity is hard. Let’s go shopping!

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As part of my pursuit of happiness, I have been steadily shedding attachments, getting rid of things I don’t use, thinking about ways of keeping the things I do use longer, and just generally being a pain in the ass. This, for instance, is an actual conversation I had with...
Simplicity is hard. Let’s go shopping!
Hulu sees record growth with 4M paid subscribers

It’s ‘Change Your Password Day’ and Dashlane will manage them all for you [invites]

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I think it’s safe to say that a lot of us fall victim to picking really bad passwords. Or if we pick a good one, we tend to use it over and over again. It’s not that we don’t want to be secure, it’s just a real pain in the...
It’s ‘Change Your Password Day’ and Dashlane will manage them all for you [invites]

Tired Of Waiting In Line At Bars? Coaster's Got Your Back With A Mobile App For Placing Drink Orders

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Here’s a startup idea that’s close to my heart. If at any point in your adult life you’ve ever entered a bar, pub, night club, lounge, or other fine watering hole, you’ve probably dealt with the problem of waiting in line to order a drink. It’s a huge pain...
Tired Of Waiting In Line At Bars? Coaster's Got Your Back With A Mobile App For Placing Drink Orders
Uber Conference Aims To Fix Crappy Conference Calls
What the Starbucks Square deal really means

Bring On The Platform Wars!

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Writing software used to be so simple. A giant pain in the ass, mind you, but simple. You were a Microsoft developer, with binders full of Visual Studio CDs; you were a Java developer; you used the LAMP stack; or you worked with something proprietary from IBM or SAP or...
Bring On The Platform Wars!

TechStars Cloud standout: Cloudability could save your company thousands of dollars

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Throughout the day I’ve watched some extremely interesting demos of products that have either been conceived or sharpened during the inaugural TechStars Cloud class in San Antonio. A few of those companies stood out, but none shined quite as brightly as Cloudability, a service to manage all of your cloud...
TechStars Cloud standout: Cloudability could save your company thousands of dollars

TinyHR Launches TinyPulse To Help Employers Keep Their Fingers On The Pulse Of HR

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Everyone hates the annual employee or management review process: Most employee reviews are done annually, and so it’s difficult to figure out what’s going on in an organization and any given point. Not to mention, annual performance reviews are a huge, time-consuming pain in the ass. Enter TinyHR’s TinyPulse, which...
TinyHR Launches TinyPulse To Help Employers Keep Their Fingers On The Pulse Of HR

Forget NFC, This iPhone Case Combines All Your Credit Cards Into One

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I have a love-hate relationship when it comes to all these newfangled mobile payment methods. Fan as I am of Google Wallet (and all the Wawa coffee I bought with the included $10 prepaid card), I can’t help but want something more immediate, something more widely-usable. The big sticking point...
Forget NFC, This iPhone Case Combines All Your Credit Cards Into One

Apparently, Google Is None Too Keen on TV Tropes’ Rape-Related Content

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Reached for comment, Buffy the Vampire Slayer said, “They did WHAT?” TV Tropes is one of the Internet’s greatest K-holes, thanks to its mind-bogglingly thorough chronicling of basically everything that’s ever happened more than three times in popular culture. So you’ll find everything from Amusing Alien to Achilles in His...
Apparently, Google Is None Too Keen on TV Tropes’ Rape-Related Content

Apple to ITC: Can We Just Get a Ban on HTC's Entire Handset Portfolio?

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Apple CEO Tim Cook says the patent battles the company is mired in are a “pain in the ass.” But that distaste for litigation isn’t stopping Apple from suing those it feels have violated its IP or dragging them before the International Trade Commission. Earlier this week, Apple filed...
Apple to ITC: Can We Just Get a Ban on HTC's Entire Handset Portfolio?
Cook stirs the pot: Apple CEO on TV, Siri, upcoming products and more

Google Claims Popularity Has Made Some Apple Patents De Facto Essentials

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Asa Mathat / AllThingsD.comPatent wars, Apple CEO Tim Cook once said, are “a pain in the ass.” Few more so than the one the company is waging against Google’s new Motorola Mobility division and the new argument the defendants are making around Standard Essential Patents (SEPs). In attempting to fend...
Google Claims Popularity Has Made Some Apple Patents De Facto Essentials

Here’s why I have absolutely no interest in owning the new iPad

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I’m a fan of Apple products, there’s no doubt about it. Even when I decided to “quit” my iPhone to play the field with Android and Windows devices, I still couldn’t fully get rid of it. Some of the reasons for that have to do with my job, but there...
Here’s why I have absolutely no interest in owning the new iPad
Finovate: Quantopian debuts live data trading for consumer quants
Gettin' Naggy with It: The Latest in Fitness Tech
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?