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Bitpay Banks $510K In Investment To Become PayPal for Bitcoin, Already Has 2,100 Businesses On Board

Google's Project Glass available to developers

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Programmers attending Google I/O conference offered prototype of wearable computer for $1,500Google will be selling the prototype version of its wearable computer glasses to US programmers attending its three-day Google I/O conference this week.Developers willing to pay $1,500 (£961) for a pair of the glasses will receive them early next...
Google's Project Glass available to developers
Target will now price-match Amazon, other retailers year-round

Baidu and Orange launch mobile browser for Africa, Middle East

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Not content to dominate internet search in China alone, Baidu and France Telecom's Orange are partnering to capitalize on African and Middle Eastern markets as well. Today they launched a co-branded version of Baidu's browser on France Telecom's Egyptian operator MobiNil -- it's essentially the same as the one...
Baidu and Orange launch mobile browser for Africa, Middle East

Unlike the cake, Portal on a TI calculator is not a lie (video)

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People have been using scientific calculators as math class distractions for years, from gunning down Nazis in Wolfenstein to hunting demons in Doom. But our jaws dropped in amazement when we discovered that an enterprising fellow that goes by Builderboy from Omnimaga has ported over Portal to the humble...
Unlike the cake, Portal on a TI calculator is not a lie (video)

Livefyre Goes Beyond Comments with StreamHub -- Liveblogging, Live Chatting, Social Widgets, And More

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Livefyre is best known as a commenting system, but it’s launching a new product today for large brands and publishers called StreamHub — comments are part of StreamHub, but just one part. There are two big pieces to the new system. First, there’s the Core product, which allows publishers and...
Livefyre Goes Beyond Comments with StreamHub -- Liveblogging, Live Chatting, Social Widgets, And More
Google accidentally teases its new, cleaner version of Google Maps
Google unveils first-ever underwater "street-view" (and it's amazing)

Android 4.3 release today teased in fast-vanishing search results

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Speculation and rumor are flying as we count down the minutes until the Google I/O keynote at 9:00am PDT/12:00pm EDT this morning. It's widely expected that Google will announce the release of a new version of the Android operating system during its multihour presentation, but it looks like Google gave...
Android 4.3 release today teased in fast-vanishing search results

Sony PlayStation 3 (2012) up close and personal (eyes-on)

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Just after their pre-TGS announcement, we were able to snag a closer look at the new slimmed-down PlayStation 3 consoles. While we weren't able to put our grubby mitts on the pair, we did get a peek at some of the exterior differences. Aside from the obvious color variations...
Sony PlayStation 3 (2012) up close and personal (eyes-on)

Airbus designer hopes to see planes roll out of hanger-sized 3D printers by 2050

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3D printing may still be in its infancy, but at least one Airbus designer sees things progressing quite a bit over the next 40 years or so. As Forbes reports, the company's Bastian Schafer has been working on a new concept plane for the last two years with other...
Airbus designer hopes to see planes roll out of hanger-sized 3D printers by 2050

Samsung unveils Galaxy Player 5.8, pockets everywhere brace for impact

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We hope you wear baggy pants, because you're going to want big pockets to carry Samsung's giant new jukebox. The Galaxy Player 5.8 is dominated by its namesake 5.8-inch, 960 x 540 LCD -- a screen that makes the 4.8-inch AMOLED on the closely related Galaxy S III look...
Samsung unveils Galaxy Player 5.8, pockets everywhere brace for impact

TuneIn Live update comes to Android, offers category curated content discovery

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There's nothing worse than seeing a handy new update hit your favorite app on the wrong OS. Luckily, time heals all wounds platform fragmentation. TuneIn's Android app has just been updated with TuneIn Live, a content discovery interface introduced on iOS back in February. What this really amounts to...
TuneIn Live update comes to Android, offers category curated content discovery

Samsung hires 'secret messenger' Jeremy to guard the S IV until March 14th (video)

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At least one person knows exactly what the much-hyped Galaxy S IV looks like: Samsung's "secret messenger" Jeremy. In a video posted to Facebook, Samsung plugs its upcoming Unpacked 2013 event where we're sure to see the new flagship, and inspires envy by letting young'un Jeremy have a quick...
Samsung hires 'secret messenger' Jeremy to guard the S IV until March 14th (video)
Fujitsu shows thin-and-light Windows 8 tablet (hands-on)

Nike selects ten companies to participate in Accelerator program

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A couple of months after Nike opened its Accelerator startup program for registration, the sportswear giant has deemed just ten companies out of hundreds of applicants to be worthy enough to jump on board the Nike+ API train: FitDeck, GoRecess, Chroma.io, CoachBase, GoFitCause, HighFive, Sprout At Work, GeoPalz, Incomparable...
Nike selects ten companies to participate in Accelerator program

Star Trek: TNG S2 Blu-ray detailed ahead of December 4th release

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The step-by-step restoration and high-def re-release of Star Trek: The Next Generation continues, and next month Season Two will arrive on Blu-ray. We already got a peek at its trailer during Comic-Con and heard about some of the special features that were on the way but now we have...
Star Trek: TNG S2 Blu-ray detailed ahead of December 4th release
Nintendo debuts world's first Wii U commercial in the UK

10 brilliant and barmy Twitter accounts you should know about

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If you’re not a total celeb-nut, marketer, news junkie or sports fan, it can be difficult to grasp what Twitter is all about when you first jump on board. It took me long enough to properly get into it, and even now I’d hardly call myself a power-user. But Twitter...
10 brilliant and barmy Twitter accounts you should know about

Visualized: Space shuttle Endeavour goes on a crosstown journey through LA streets

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The space shuttle Endeavour finally bid adieu to its fans in Southern California last weekend, not in the air, but on city streets. The L.A. Times captured this remarkable feat in a time-lapse video, and it's quite a sight to see the orbiter sailing past suburban houses and fast...
Visualized: Space shuttle Endeavour goes on a crosstown journey through LA streets
Is this LG's Nexus phone?

DigitalOptics' fast MEMS camera enables Lytro-like post-capture refocus (video)

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Tech shows like CES and MWC are great for taking a peek at what's coming up in the world of consumer electronics, even down to the component level. At the latter show this year, we came across DigitalOptics whose name may not sound familiar, but you may already be...
DigitalOptics' fast MEMS camera enables Lytro-like post-capture refocus (video)
Google Now: behind the predictive future of search
McGraw-Hill & Kno Offer A Peek Into The Future Of Textbooks: They're Dynamic, Vocal, Adaptive & Bring Stats To Studying

Get a Peek Inside Mythbuster Adam Savage's Workshop and See His Cool Toys

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If your job is being a mythbuster, well, you're bound to have awesome stuff in your workshop. Tested visited Adam Savage in his shop and found some ridiculously awesome technology, like a 1981 1GB hard drive that weighed 75 pounds. More »...
Get a Peek Inside Mythbuster Adam Savage's Workshop and See His Cool Toys

Maingear welcomes AMD A-Series APUs to its F131 and X-Cube desktop PCs

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In a move to make its desktops more palatable to the masses, Maingear is bringing AMD's integrated A-Series APUs to its F131 tower and X-Cube desktop PCs. Upon learning the news, we took a peek at the manufacturer's website and found a customizable X-Cube available with a $649 starting...
Maingear welcomes AMD A-Series APUs to its F131 and X-Cube desktop PCs

Google Drive SDK version 2 supports Android and iOS apps, common file tasks

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Virtually every corner of the Google universe is being touched at Google I/O, and that now includes Google Drive. A version 2 update to the Drive SDK gives Android and iOS developers the option of building the cloud storage into their mobile apps, whether it's downloads, uploads or on-the-spot...
Google Drive SDK version 2 supports Android and iOS apps, common file tasks

Kaleidescape Movie Store opens with Warner and UltraViolet, promises Blu-ray quality and extras

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We got a peek at Kaleidescape's digital delivery plans at CEDIA earlier this year, but now it's thrown open the doors of its store, letting users of its systems purchase and download movies, no messy (and lawsuit-entangled) disc changers necessary. The Kaleidescape Store is currently offering movies by Warner...
Kaleidescape Movie Store opens with Warner and UltraViolet, promises Blu-ray quality and extras

LG E960 Mako surfaces in photos, may be the future Nexus phone

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Rumors have been swirling that LG will get its first crack at a Nexus phone this year. If there's any merit to that claim, we might have just received an early peek. An XDA-Developers forum goer has posted a collection of photos for the E960, which appears to be...
LG E960 Mako surfaces in photos, may be the future Nexus phone

Nokia reveals new City Lens augmented reality app for Windows Phone 8 lineup

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Just last week, Nokia's augmented reality app known as City Lens broke free of its beta shackles, but its developers are hardly sitting on their laurels as they help prepare the company's Windows Phone 8 handsets for store shelves. New to the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820, Nokia has...
Nokia reveals new City Lens augmented reality app for Windows Phone 8 lineup
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