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The Microsoft-Yammer acquisition is a go, with a $1.2B pricetag

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Microsoft has officially removed the final veil to reveal its planned acquisition of Yammer for a tidy $1.2 billion in cash. We’ve been hearing rumors about this deal for a week or two; the Redmond-based Windows maker has now issued an official statement on the acquisition, complete with a...
The Microsoft-Yammer acquisition is a go, with a $1.2B pricetag

Acer Aspire Ultra Timeline M3 brings an NVIDIA Kepler GPU to the ultrabook party

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Acer unveiled several new Ultrabooks at CeBIT last week (we spent time with the V5 and V3) but its M3 may be the most special one of all. NVIDIA mentions it will not only be the first with a discrete GPU -- beating Lenovo's T430u to the punch --...
Acer Aspire Ultra Timeline M3 brings an NVIDIA Kepler GPU to the ultrabook party

Samsung Galaxy Axiom reaches US Cellular with $80 pricetag

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Samsung has quietly launched a new Ice Cream Sandwich-based smartphone in the US. The Galaxy Axiom, a four-inch Android 4.0 handset with 4G LTE connectivity has appeared on the US Cellular website with little fanfare, and seems to share a similar style and specifications list to the previously-announced Galaxy S...
Samsung Galaxy Axiom reaches US Cellular with $80 pricetag

Put your Fitbit through the washing machine again? Here's an app that could replace it

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I got a Fitbit (see disclosure) last November when it started to seem like all of my friends and co-workers were sporting tracking devices to measure their movement and exercise. I’ve grown to adore the little black device, taking a few more laps around the block on my way home to...
Put your Fitbit through the washing machine again? Here's an app that could replace it

500px Snapped Up Recommendation Engine Algo Anywhere For $2 Million In Cash And Stock

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500px, the Toronto-based startup that powers a super-slick photo sharing site, announced today that it has made its first acquisition with the purchase of Algo Anywhere, a startup also based in Toronto that specializes in recommendation algorithms. The pricetag was some $2 million, which came in a mix of cash...
500px Snapped Up Recommendation Engine Algo Anywhere For $2 Million In Cash And Stock

'Online snooping' scheme to cost £1.8bn – and that's a lower estimate

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Home Office reveals pricetag for tracking emails, phone use, plus Facebook and Twitter accounts as Theresa May's attacks critics as 'conspiracy theorists'The government's "online snooping" scheme to track email, Facebook, Twitter and other web use comes with an official pricetag of at least £1.8bn and an official warning that the...
'Online snooping' scheme to cost £1.8bn – and that's a lower estimate

Microsoft airs its first Surface tablet ad, focuses on keyboard, kickstand and... dancers?

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Considering how interested we are in trying out Microsoft's new Surface Windows 8 tablets, it turns out we should've been practicing the art of dance instead of blogging. The first TV spot for the tablets aired tonight during Dancing with the Stars, fitting, since it featured an entire troupe...
Microsoft airs its first Surface tablet ad, focuses on keyboard, kickstand and... dancers?

New York Times confirms plans for 7.85-inch Apple tablet

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Apple is likely to take on the Nexus 7 tablet challenge from Google head-on with a smaller and cheaper version of its market-dominating iPad tablet, sources told The New York Times this weekend following similar reports from Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal. The so-called "iPad mini," which could end...
New York Times confirms plans for 7.85-inch Apple tablet

Three more regional US carriers to get iPhone on May 18th

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Three more regional US carriers will begin carrying the iPhone on May 18th, according to separate announcements. These include Kentucky's Bluegrass Cellular, California's Golden State Cellular, and finally Kansas' Nex-Tech Wireless. Following in the footsteps of other regionals, the companies will be offering iPhones at discounted prices; this includes $149,...
Three more regional US carriers to get iPhone on May 18th

Jawbone Big Jambox leaks at Best Buy with $300 pricetag

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Jawbone's Big Jambox, the second Bluetooth speaker from the headset manufacturer will cost $300, according to a leak from Best Buy's website. The webpage detailing the product has since been taken down, but the cache from Google still shows the expected pricepoint.......
Jawbone Big Jambox leaks at Best Buy with $300 pricetag

Analyst: Xbox One to cost $399, PlayStation 4 pricetag at $349

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Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter based his estimates, in part, on the cost of materials for the speculated specifications for each console. [Read more]...
Analyst: Xbox One to cost $399, PlayStation 4 pricetag at $349

Hands on: HP's Enterprise Database Consolidation Appliance

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This new appliance from Microsoft and HP can bring in all database instances from around the network and host them in a fault-tolerant device with lots of features -- and a hefty pricetag. Insider (registration required)...
Hands on: HP's Enterprise Database Consolidation Appliance

Site review: Four Seasons $18m redesign

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Four Seasons unveiled its new website earlier this month, with many eyebrows raised as a result of the reported $18m pricetag.  While this seems like a lot of money for a site relaunch, it is an international brand, and the $18m may cover more than just a redesign.  The important...
Site review: Four Seasons $18m redesign

AT&T's Galaxy S 4 page lists April 30th ship date, $199 / $639 price for 16GB

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We saw AT&T open up a registration page for the Galaxy S 4 almost as soon as Samsung's presentation was over, but now that link is exposing a bit more information. Several tipsters let us know that for customers in certain areas, the website is now showing the 16GB...
AT&T's Galaxy S 4 page lists April 30th ship date, $199 / $639 price for 16GB

First production hydrogen fuel cell cars hit the market, from Hyundai

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Hyundai will produce 1,000 Tucson variants by 2015. Pricetag: in the hundreds of thousands....
First production hydrogen fuel cell cars hit the market, from Hyundai

Flying cars are real, and you can join the pre-order list now

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Terrafugia, a Massachusetts company that’s making our dreams of flying cars a reality, has already taken 100 pre-orders for its second-generation flagship model, which will sell for a bit less than $300,000 and is slated to be on the roads and in the skies later within the year. We’ll...
Flying cars are real, and you can join the pre-order list now

LG's 29-inch EA93 is the world's first 21:9 ultrawidescreen monitor, launches this month in Korea

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While "ultrawidescreen" 21:9 aspect ratio HDTVs haven't taken off despite several attempts, LG is bringing the formfactor to the desktop with its new EA93 UltraWide LCD monitor. Measuring at 29-inches with a resolution of 2,560 x 1,080, it uses the extra horizontal space to display not just cinema-style movies,...
LG's 29-inch EA93 is the world's first 21:9 ultrawidescreen monitor, launches this month in Korea
Best Buy may launch a holiday-timed Android tablet for around $250

LeKiosk Books Another $7.1M For Its Online Store, As It Strives To Become The 'Spotify Of Magazines'

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Tablets, with their larger touchscreens that are less cumbersome than laptops, have been shown to lend themselves naturally to long-form content consumption, and that is spawning a new breed of services to fit the bill. One of those is Paris-based LeKiosk, a digital periodical “stall” that has now closed a...
LeKiosk Books Another $7.1M For Its Online Store, As It Strives To Become The 'Spotify Of Magazines'
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Beats Electronics’ MOG acquisition had a $14 million pricetag

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Beats Audio’s acquisition of music streaming service MOG was only confirmed yesterday despite months of speculation. But how much did the HTC-backed company pay? According to an HTC investor release (via UnwiredView), the price was just $14 million. HTC’s release says that the total amount was negotiated by both parties involved...
Beats Electronics’ MOG acquisition had a $14 million pricetag

Acer Aspire M5-481PT review: Jack of all trades, master of none

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A year and a half ago, the Acer M5-481PT would have been a revelation. A Windows 8 Ultrabook, the M5 sports a third-generation Intel Core i5-3317U processor, 6GB of RAM, a 500GB hard drive (with 20GB SSD cache), a 14-inch 10-point multitouch screen, and a DVD-RW drive. It's an...
Acer Aspire M5-481PT review: Jack of all trades, master of none
Facebook’s shopping spree continues with Lightbox acqui-hire

JVC reveals e-Shift2 4K scaling projectors, promises true 4K LCDs for under $20k

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At CEDIA 2012 JVC showed off its 2012 line of home theater projectors, most which feature its e-Shift2 technology, a new version of the "4K precision" upconversion it introduced last year. While they are not capable of accepting a 4K source (not that you have any 4K Blu-ray discs...
JVC reveals e-Shift2 4K scaling projectors, promises true 4K LCDs for under $20k
Nokia's latest plan to raise money doesn't involve selling phones

China Telecom aiming to launch iPhone 4S in February

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Beijing Telecom, a subsidiary of China Telecom, has announced that they’re aiming to release the iPhone 4S by the beginning of March, and that the final regulatory certifications just made it through on Monday. As you might guess,  iPhone launches in the area can get a little crazy, but...
China Telecom aiming to launch iPhone 4S in February

Mars One Has Officially Raised "Millions" To Build The Red Planet's First Human Settlement

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The not-for-profit just raised "a few million" in funding. It's nowhere close to the expected $6 billion pricetag, but it's a start. Mars One, the private not-for-profit that's planning to build the red planet's first human settlement in 2023, has secured several million dollars in funding for its mission....
Mars One Has Officially Raised "Millions" To Build The Red Planet's First Human Settlement

Leap Motion Controller to start shipping May 13th

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The Leap Motion Controller will start shipping to customers on May 13th, Leap has announced. The accessory works with Windows and Mac computers, and lets users control software using 3D hand and figure gestures. Leap opened up pre-orders for the Controller in May 2012, with a $70 pricetag; as of...
Leap Motion Controller to start shipping May 13th

Apple supplier Foxconn sees profits drop due to higher employee costs

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Score one for human rights, zero for an Apple supplier’s bottom line. Foxconn parent company Hon Hai Precision Industry posted lower profits than usual in the first quarter of 2012 due to higher employee costs. These costs are directly related to fair labor audits prompted by Apple. The manufacturer’s...
Apple supplier Foxconn sees profits drop due to higher employee costs
Google’s Motorola acquisition clears EU regulators’ hurdles; US is next
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