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GoEuro takes on the challenge of multi-modal European travel

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GoEuro is one of a handful of companies that are trying to make multi-modal travel search – that is, being able to search at once across modes of transport including air, rail, bus and car – a reality. What’s more, like fellow Berlin startup Waymate, GoEuro is trying to accomplish...
GoEuro takes on the challenge of multi-modal European travel

New WebKit builds offer scrolling relief for retina MacBook Pros

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Retina MacBook Pro owners who have been frustrated at slow Safari performance may find some relief in the recent WebKit nightly builds. The discovery was originally dug up by a MacRumors forum post and tested by AnandTech on Tuesday, showing a significant increase in frame rates when scrolling through certain sites,...
New WebKit builds offer scrolling relief for retina MacBook Pros

Siri co-founder Dag Kittlaus: I’m back in Chicago for good

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Last night at the monthly Technori Pitch event, Dag Kittlaus, co-founder and ex-CEO of Siri brought down the house with tales of the future, anecdotes of working with Steve Jobs, and a few notes on Chicago, where he was speaking. “I’m back in Chicago for good,” he told the crowd, to raucous applause....
Siri co-founder Dag Kittlaus: I’m back in Chicago for good

LinkedIn: New security enhancements in pipeline

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LinkedIn has promised new security features above and beyond a switch to salting users’ passwords, as it continues to recover from the hack which saw 6.5m encrypted credentials leak from the site. ”We continue to execute on our security roadmap, and we’ll be releasing additional enhancements to better protect our members” the...
LinkedIn: New security enhancements in pipeline

Reddit Lands Facebook Vet Yishan Wong As CEO

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Reddit has a new CEO. Former Facebook engineer Yishan Wong is joining the rapidly growing social news site, which owner Conde Nast is spinning out as a separate company — in part so it could recruit people like Wong. “I’m not looking to step in and make “big, bold changes”...
Reddit Lands Facebook Vet Yishan Wong As CEO
Display Analysts See Retina iPad Mini Updates Coming in 3Q 2013 and 1Q 2014
HP's webOS CTO Sam Greenblatt is out, no word on replacement

Sponsored post: The future of BI for Hadoop is here

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Everyone agrees: There has been a lot of hype around big data. There are differing views, however, on if that hype has been or will be met. The promise has been elusive. We believe this is because people were trying to solve today’s problems with yesterday’s technology. The truth is...
Sponsored post: The future of BI for Hadoop is here
SmartAsset pulls shroud off making personal finance decisions
Twitter makes nice with developers, with a timeline of upcoming changes

Whoops! Google leaks upcoming Google Drive for iOS update

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Google just accidentally revealed unreleased updates to its Google Drive for iOS and Android apps. As TechCrunch first noted, Google published this post on its blog to announced the new versions but deleted it shortly after. The new tweaks for the iPhone counterpart include in-app editing for documents, so users...
Whoops! Google leaks upcoming Google Drive for iOS update

Telefónica launches Tu Me app: brings free VoIP calling and messaging to the iPhone

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We don't understand exactly what European big-hitter Telefónica is set to gain from its new app. Free VoIP calls and messaging doesn't sound like a massive money-spinner for a company that steers several of Europe's biggest mobile carriers, but that's what its new app is offering. Tu Me can...
Telefónica launches Tu Me app: brings free VoIP calling and messaging to the iPhone
Acer reportedly launching one Windows Phone 8 and five Android devices in 2013

Twitter Survey Wants to Know What You Think

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Twitter Survey Wants to Know What You Think is a post from Chris PirilloIf you’re a Twitter user, the service is hoping you can spare 140 seconds of your time to help make the site even better. There are seven short questions which will ask your opinion on a variety...
Twitter Survey Wants to Know What You Think

How Three Entrepreneurs (And One Huge Company) Built Empires On Social Commerce

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It's hard to predict how your company will grow when social channels are involved. That's what a bunch of the hottest entrepreneurs in social commerce learned while running their companies. They all used social channels — like social media and blogs — to grow their companies. Three top entrepreneurs...
How Three Entrepreneurs (And One Huge Company) Built Empires On Social Commerce
5 Changes To Expect In Facebook Home

Sponsor post: Using Splunk for big data

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When is big data useful? How can we find relevant big data? Certainly not by having to ask someone else to answer questions but by allowing as many people as possible to explore it for themselves. The problem with most discussions of big data is that the emphasis is on...
Sponsor post: Using Splunk for big data

FCC chair grants AT&T's wish for a nationwide 4G band

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AT&T asked, and the Federal Communications Commission most definitely listened. Three months after AT&T submitted a complex proposal to turn a very cellular-unfriendly band into pristine 4G airwaves, FCC chairman Julius Genachowski appears set to push AT&T’s request through the commission. Genachowski on Wednesday began circulating a proposed order among...
FCC chair grants AT&T's wish for a nationwide 4G band

Apple to End Mac Pro Sales in Europe -- For the Time Being

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The long-overdue-for-an-overhaul Mac Pro will disappear from store shelves come March 1, and not because of an impending update. Apple is halting sales of the machine because it will not meet new EU regulatory standards. On March 1, an amendment to the EU’s Information Technology Equipment Safety Standard will go...
Apple to End Mac Pro Sales in Europe -- For the Time Being

Netflix app for Windows 8 now available for download

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Microsoft confirmed some time ago that a Netflix app would be available for Windows 8, and it turns out it's available well before the bit October 26th launch date. Netflix announced today that the app is now available for donwnload from the Windows Store for those who've already upgraded...
Netflix app for Windows 8 now available for download

Photo sharing service for foodies Burpple gobbles up $500,000 to continue its development

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Burpple, a mobile photo sharing service for food lovers, has announced that it has eaten up $500,000 in seed-stage funding, led by Singapore’s Neotyne Labs, which will be used to beef up its team, grow its userbase and expand to new platforms. China-based QuestVC has also invested, bringing key strategic support...
Photo sharing service for foodies Burpple gobbles up $500,000 to continue its development

Apple's Tim Cook drops hints about wearables, more collaboration

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Is Apple making a wristwatch? What new products are in the pipeline? Apple chief executive Tim Cook, in answering those and other questions, executed a characteristically careful dance. But he dropped small hints about what the company may have on tap for the future, while declining to confirm anything concrete....
Apple's Tim Cook drops hints about wearables, more collaboration

TSMC narrows production of 16nm FinFET chips to late 2013, wants 10nm in 2015

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For as often as TSMC has extolled the virtues of FinFET chip designs, we've been wondering exactly when we'd find them sitting in our devices. Thanks to competition from rival semiconductor firms, we'll get them relatively soon: the company now expects to produce its first wave of FinFET-based, 16-nanometer...
TSMC narrows production of 16nm FinFET chips to late 2013, wants 10nm in 2015

Microsoft and Skype dreaming up new, utilitarian ad formats

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One has faced challenges in its existing online ad business, while the other is just getting going. Now Microsoft and its recently-acquired Skype are setting out to prove they can profit where consumers aren’t paying — by introducing an innovative line-up of advertising formats native to their new products. At Monaco...
Microsoft and Skype dreaming up new, utilitarian ad formats

Eric Schmidt Has Seen Motorola's Next Android Phones And Says They're 'Phenomenal' (GOOG)

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Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said today that Motorola's next generation of smartphones are in the pipeline and that they're pretty good. Speaking at AllThingsD's mobile conference, Schmidt touched on Google's relationship with Motorola and the next line of Android devices coming from the handset maker. "There's a new generation...
Eric Schmidt Has Seen Motorola's Next Android Phones And Says They're 'Phenomenal' (GOOG)

DRM-Free E-Books Makes Writers A Bundle of Cash

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A group of writers are quids in following an experiment to sell a bundle of DRM-free e-books. Sales of The Humble Bundle, which included works from authors Cory Doctorow, Neil Gaiman and the much-loved xkcd comic strip, have been anything but humble, with over 84,000 bundles sold, earning the authors...
DRM-Free E-Books Makes Writers A Bundle of Cash

Report: Apple cutting Samsung DRAM, NAND orders

www.electronista.com
According to sources familiar with the matter, Apple has reduced its orders for memory chips for iPhone production from its main supplier Samsung Electronics. Samsung provides both DRAM and NAND storage for the iPhone, iPad, and iPhone lines. The industry source reports that Apple picked Toshiba, Micron-owned Elpida, and SK...
Report: Apple cutting Samsung DRAM, NAND orders

Crushing competition, Candy Crush creator crowns itself King

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In the wake of its No. 1 game's popularity, King.com revamps its brand and launches two more games and continues to fill the pipeline. [Read more]...
Crushing competition, Candy Crush creator crowns itself King

Tim Cook ends first year as Apple's CEO on a high note

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Tim Cook ends first year as Apple's CEO on a high note: cdixon: parislemon: I'll say. I love Apple, but new management doesn't get tested until they try to create a new product line. Fair point -- which I also made nearly a year ago. The smaller iPad will technically...
Tim Cook ends first year as Apple's CEO on a high note

Report: Apple 'clicking on all cylinders'

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A Barclays analyst leaves a meeting with top executives more bullish than ever You wouldn't know it from Apple's (AAPL) share price — which at one point Friday morning was down another $21, having closed Thursday off nearly $10 (see here) — but there's nothing wrong with the company that...
Report: Apple 'clicking on all cylinders'
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