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Zynga Shares Sink 12% After Renegotiated Partnership With Facebook Makes It Just A Regular Developer

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You might think Zynga’s newfound flexibility from the end of its exclusivity agreements with Facebook would encourage investors. Instead, $ZNGA is down 12.21% after-hours, likely because it’s lost its special relationship with the social network. Now it can launch games elsewhere and use non-Facebook payments and ads on Zynga.com, but it...
Zynga Shares Sink 12% After Renegotiated Partnership With Facebook Makes It Just A Regular Developer

Toptable Inks U.K. Restaurant-Booking Partnership With Yelp-Owned Reviews Site, Qype

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Another partnership for toptable: following deals last months with MyVoucherCodes and lastminute.com, the OpenTable-owned restaurant-booking service has inked a partnership with Yelp-acquired local reviews site Qype to provide real-time restaurant bookings for Qype.co.uk. The deal looks to be an extension of an existing partnership between toptable/OpenTable and Yelp, following the latter’s acquisition of Qype last month. The...
Toptable Inks U.K. Restaurant-Booking Partnership With Yelp-Owned Reviews Site, Qype

EE strikes deal with Virgin Media to give its customers free tube WiFi in 2013

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Londoners enjoyed not only "the greatest show on earth" this summer, but also free tube WiFi courtesy of Virgin Media. It's due to remain complimentary for what's left of the year, but if you're with EE, you'll be able to continue updating your status from subterranean platforms in 2013....
EE strikes deal with Virgin Media to give its customers free tube WiFi in 2013

Today's Scuttlebot: The Next Big Thing, and the Apple-Samsung Partnership

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Monday, selections include a program from Raytheon that tracks people by mining data from social media, the entrepreneur behind Google Docs working on business collaboration tools for mobile devices and a...
Today's Scuttlebot: The Next Big Thing, and the Apple-Samsung Partnership

'Introverted' Evernote pairs with messaging app Kakao Talk (and its 90 million users)

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It's not all WhatsApp and LINE. If you're in Korea, then your messaging app of choice is most likely to be Kakao Talk, and Evernote hopes that allying with the app will expand its remit and boost its presence in Asia. The team-up looks set to bring Evernote's services...
'Introverted' Evernote pairs with messaging app Kakao Talk (and its 90 million users)
Companies to begin polling users with in-tweet surveys later this year

Briefly: Belkin Lego, HighPoint USB3, Hopper with Sling

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Accessory manufacturer Belkin today announced a multi-year licensing partnership with The Lego Group to create accessories for mobile devices. Starting this spring, Belkin will launch a variety of smartphone cases incorporating Belkin's existing product design with Lego bricks for a "buildable" case. The initial product line will focus on iOS...
Briefly: Belkin Lego, HighPoint USB3, Hopper with Sling

Skype rolls out direct carrier billing for call credit in Russia, with a US and Canada launch 'soon'

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Skype users in Russia can now buy additional credit for making calls worldwide using their mobile phone, thanks to a direct operator billing service being offered by Mach. Users can now buy Skype Credit at any time through a browser-based transaction which the firm describes as “secure, seamless and convenient.” The...
Skype rolls out direct carrier billing for call credit in Russia, with a US and Canada launch 'soon'
Disney's new augmented reality toys are promising, but frustrating

Limited-edition Sega-branded notebooks go on sale in Japan

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Game producer Sega has started to sell limited edition branded notebooks. The range of four notebooks, sold in partnership with Japanese retailer Enterbrain, have lid designs that resemble consoles from the company's history, namely the Sega Saturn, the Dreamcast, and the Mega Drive, as well as a fourth that matches...
Limited-edition Sega-branded notebooks go on sale in Japan

Netflix to launch original kids' series with DreamWorks this December

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Netflix’s first original drama, House of Cards, is available now; new episodes of Arrested Development are coming soon; and now Netflix is getting into original kids’ programming in a partnership with DreamWorks Animation. The animated series, Turbo: F.A.S.T., is based on DreamWorks’ upcoming summer film Turbo. Turbo: F.A.S.T will debut in December. In addition, Netflix announced...
Netflix to launch original kids' series with DreamWorks this December

Yahoo picks up Google as an ad provider, calling the partnership a move to expand its network

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Today Yahoo announced a non-exclusive deal with Google that will see advertisements from the search giant appear on its new partner’s web properties for users around the world. Specifically discussing contextual advertising, and in this case display contextual advertising, Yahoo welcomed Google’s Adsense and AdMob networks to both its own properties,...
Yahoo picks up Google as an ad provider, calling the partnership a move to expand its network

WhatsApp reportedly moving into gaming after inking deal with Korean games-maker

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WhatsApp, one of the planet’s most popular mobile messaging apps, is said to be preparing to launch a games platform in a move that would diversify its monetization model and increase its revenues. That’s according to a report out of Korea where the US startup is said to have agreed...
WhatsApp reportedly moving into gaming after inking deal with Korean games-maker

Roku, Time Warner Cable strike a deal at CES

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Roku and Time Warner Cable struck a CES deal that will put some of the cable company's content into Roku's streaming devices. Announcing their new partnership in time for the International CES, Time Warner Cable said its subscribers will have access to up to 300 streaming channels through Roku devices...
Roku, Time Warner Cable strike a deal at CES

TNW's Daily Dose: Yahoo partners with Google for ads, Facebook deletes face data in Europe, and more

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Yahoo has announced a display ads partnership with Google, it’s confirmed that Facebook has deleted data used for its controversial face recognition feature in Europe, and Twitter revamps search in its iOS and Android apps. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through...
TNW's Daily Dose: Yahoo partners with Google for ads, Facebook deletes face data in Europe, and more
Selling (out) the future of computer interaction

First Round gets a new partner, jumps into enterprise and hardware

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Bill Trenchard is joining First Round Capital– the firm’s first new partner it’s hired in over six years, says Josh Kopelman of First Round. Kopelman says the firm wasn’t ostensibly planning on hiring a new partner, but Trenchard had been on a stealthy list of people First Round wanted should...
First Round gets a new partner, jumps into enterprise and hardware

Google in talks with Dish to build wireless network, report says

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It already sells phones and tablets, provides a wealth of online services and has been laying high-speed fiber to people's homes. Now Google is apparently considering a wireless network service as well. Google has been in talks with satellite TV provider Dish Network over a possible partnership to build...
Google in talks with Dish to build wireless network, report says

Help make the news with GuardianWitness

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GuardianWitness is a new iOS app developed as a partnership between the publishers of the prominent British news periodical The Guardian and the telecommunications company Everything Everywhere, aka EE. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store. The GuardianWitness app supports the web service of the same...
Help make the news with GuardianWitness

Yahoo, Apple Discuss Deeper iPhone Partnership

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Yahoo Inc. and Apple Inc. are getting cozier. The two companies have been discussing how more of Yahoo services can play a prominent role on Apple’s iPhone and iPad, people briefed on the matter said. Read the rest of this post on the original site »...
Yahoo, Apple Discuss Deeper iPhone Partnership
Foursquare expands 'Specials' discounts to Visa and MasterCard cardholders

Bang & Olufsen announces Spotify partnership, brings streaming integration to BeoSound 5

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The BeoSound 5 is, without a doubt, among the priciest of its kind, but thanks to a new partnership with Spotify, Bang & Olufsen has just added a little more value to its lavish controller. According to the company, those with a BeoSound 5 in their possession will able...
Bang & Olufsen announces Spotify partnership, brings streaming integration to BeoSound 5

T-Mobile deems Apple partnership too costly despite 1.5M unlocked iPhones on network

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A T-Mobile executive said on Tuesday that becoming an Apple partner carrier would be too costly, but admitted not having the iPhone available for sale has driven away potential customers and some of the 1.5 million existing subscribers using unlocked version of the handset on the telecom's network....
T-Mobile deems Apple partnership too costly despite 1.5M unlocked iPhones on network

Black Marble: Google Maps Now Lets You Explore The Earth At Night

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Earlier this year, NASA updated its iconic “Blue Marble” image of the Earth, and last week, it released the first version of the “Black Marble,” its image of the planet at night. We’ll still have to wait and see if the “Black Marble” will be just as iconic as NASA’s...
Black Marble: Google Maps Now Lets You Explore The Earth At Night

Nintendo to preview Wii U games at Best Buys during E3

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Struggling to drum up consumer interest in its faltering Wii U console, Japanese game maker Nintendo will show off forthcoming games in Best Buy stores while this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo is going on. Nintendo revealed the partnership between the game company and the electronics retailer last week, tipping some...
Nintendo to preview Wii U games at Best Buys during E3

The Long, Weird Road To The Facebook Phone

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Time and again, Mark Zuckerberg has made it perfectly clear: "We're not going to build a phone." Zuck's most recent pronouncement came at Facebook's 2012 fourth-quarter earnings call. (See also Facebook's Zuckerberg: We're Not Going To Build A Phone.)  On Thursday, just two months later, Facebook is widely expected to announce an...
The Long, Weird Road To The Facebook Phone
Percolate Partners With Getty Images And Aviary To Help Companies Create And Share Images

Ex-Hewlett boss Ray Lane in $100 million spat with IRS

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The former chairman of Hewlett-Packard is appealing an IRS claim his partnership was an improper tax shelter, according to Bloomberg report [Read more]...
Ex-Hewlett boss Ray Lane in $100 million spat with IRS

Microsoft and the National Football League team up for exclusive partnership

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Microsoft has just announced a broad partnership with the National Football League intended to make the Xbox One the definitive living room device for football fans. While the Xbox is known primarily as a gaming platform, Microsoft has been positioning the console as an all-in-one entertainment solution for some...
Microsoft and the National Football League team up for exclusive partnership
Head of US Patent and Trademark Office to step down in January
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