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AT&T Puts Hefty $499 Price Tag on Samsung's Android-Based Galaxy Camera

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Those who want the benefit of pairing Android, a 4G connection and a true point-and-shoot camera will have to pay up for the privilege. AT&T said Monday that it will sell the Samsung Galaxy Camera for $499. Those who want to save a bit can buy the camera at the...
AT&T Puts Hefty $499 Price Tag on Samsung's Android-Based Galaxy Camera

Snapguide

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Snapguide: Yesterday, Heavy Bits launched Snapguide, an iPhone app for making and viewing how-to guides. Since we’re investors in Heavy Bits (through a personal investment Michael brought into the fund), I’ve had the privilege of trying the app out for a couple weeks. It’s both brilliant and beautiful.  The reality...
Snapguide

No IPO hints as Twitter's Costolo focuses on simplicity and security

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Now that it’s been a year since Facebook went public, the next big IPO circus is likely to involve Twitter. CEO Dick Costolo — as expected — didn’t announce concrete plans for such an IPO Wednesday during his appearance at D11, but held forth on a number of interesting topics...
No IPO hints as Twitter's Costolo focuses on simplicity and security

Best of Startup Day: Angel investor Dave McClure -- don't do a startup you idiot!

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Editor’s Note: We’ve got a fantastic lineup of speakers on tap for GeekWire’s Startup Day, taking place Saturday, Sept. 22nd at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. Among the entrepreneurs on the agenda are Box CEO Aaron Levie; Zulily CEO Darrell Cavens; and many others. It’s going to be an informative and...
Best of Startup Day: Angel investor Dave McClure -- don't do a startup you idiot!

Billionaire Yuri Milner steps down as Mail.ru chairman, replaced by CEO Dmitry Grishin

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Yuri Milner, the Russian entrepreneur and venture capitalist mostly known for being the founder of international investment firm Digital Sky Technologies (DST), has stepped down from the board of directors of Mail.ru, the largest Internet company in Russia. In a press release issued this morning, Mail.ru has announced that current...
Billionaire Yuri Milner steps down as Mail.ru chairman, replaced by CEO Dmitry Grishin

Smartwatch Developers Rejoice! Pebble Will Release Proof-Of-Concept Watchface SDK In Early April

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After much fanfare the Pebble smartwatch made the leap from fanciful concept to full-fledged product earlier this year, but now that units have started to ship and people have started to wear them, what’s Pebble’s next step? Why, enticing developers, of course. Pebble founder Eric Migicovsky noted in a backer...
Smartwatch Developers Rejoice! Pebble Will Release Proof-Of-Concept Watchface SDK In Early April

Former MobileMe subscribers getting free 20GB iCloud storage until 2050

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Apple appears to be extending the free extra 20GB of iCloud storage for former MobileMe subscribers from now until 2050. The 20GB normally costs $40 per year, but Apple had previously offered paid MobileMe users the extra space for free until September 30 in order to encourage users to switch....
Former MobileMe subscribers getting free 20GB iCloud storage until 2050

Public Knowledge blasts AT&T over FaceTime network limits

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One of the new features in Apple's iOS6 release due this fall is an enhancement to the FaceTime video call feature, allowing it to function on any cellular network. Friday, AT&T announced that the privilege only extends to users on its new "Mobile Share" programs, and not for users grandfathered...
Public Knowledge blasts AT&T over FaceTime network limits
Xbox One lets households share one Xbox Live Gold subscription across multiple accounts

Setting the record straight: competition in search

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Posted by Amit Singhal, Senior Vice President, Engineering Search is about helping people find the right answers to their questions when and where they need them. We work hard every day to figure out the most useful results for our users, and we’re working to create new and better ways...
Setting the record straight: competition in search

curious about how you feel about this statement: "Social Media is an earned privilege." via @briansolis http://is.gd/aHZqp

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curious about how you feel about this statement: "Social Media is an earned privilege." via @briansolis http://is.gd/aHZqp

Will AT&T Charge for FaceTime Calls on the iPhone?

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One of the new perks in Apple's next version of iOS, the operating system for iPhones, is that people will be able to do FaceTime video calls over the cellular network. But a menu in an early version of the software suggests that AT&T is considering charging a separate fee...
Will AT&T Charge for FaceTime Calls on the iPhone?

NEC LaVie Y brings Lenovo's 360-degree IdeaPad Yoga hybrid tablet to Japan

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Don't think that Lenovo is keeping the IdeaPad Yoga's bendy secrets all to itself: its Japanese partner NEC is bringing a variant of the ARM-based Yoga 11 to the land of the rising sun as the LaVie Y. The 11.6-inch blend of laptop and tablet keeps the signature 360-degree...
NEC LaVie Y brings Lenovo's 360-degree IdeaPad Yoga hybrid tablet to Japan

Lance Tokuda’s SchoolFeed rounds up $1.75M for fast-growing classmates network

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Lance Tokuda was looking for an old high school friend, but instead he found his second big social networking startup. The co-founder of RockYou happened to find an old acquaintance from high school on Classmates.com, which has more than 60 million users. But when he was going to email...
Lance Tokuda’s SchoolFeed rounds up $1.75M for fast-growing classmates network
Why Ultra HD won't be taking the world by storm

Wildfire is Joining Google!

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Four years ago, we set out on a journey to make social media marketing easier and more effective. We thought our idea had potential, but little did we know what an incredible ride it would be. Not only have we helped to define and build an entirely new industry, but...
Wildfire is Joining Google!

Vimeo Movies Is Like A Digital Video Store Where The Filmmakers Name Their Rental Price

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Vimeo's new movie rental service should please filmmakers, but will viewers pay for the privilege of renting straight from auteurs? Before Netflix came calling, movie rentals were Blockbuster's bread and butter. But pay-per-view rentals aren't dead yet: That's why services such as Redbox still exist. And now Vimeo has...
Vimeo Movies Is Like A Digital Video Store Where The Filmmakers Name Their Rental Price

iPhone Quaskidisk app updated for tethering, booted from market

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Those of you sticking so close to the iPhone app streets that you can tell that an app is coming before its developer even develops it knew that there was an app by the name of QuasiDisk out there today, one that allowed you to take advantage of tethering from...
iPhone Quaskidisk app updated for tethering, booted from market

Six Degrees Of SEO Bacon & B2B Link Building Q&A

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Several weeks ago, I had the privilege of being part of a Search Marketing Now (SMN) webinar, it was sponsored by Optify and focused on B2B link building tactics. Scott Fasser, Director of Customer Experience at Optify and I shared a number of B2B linking tactics and then hosted a lively Q&A... Please visit...
Six Degrees Of SEO Bacon & B2B Link Building Q&A

Court Says Copying Journal Articles To Show Prior Art In Patent Proceedings Is Fair Use

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Here's one that touches on both patents and copyrights. Last year, we wrote about how some academic journals were ridiculously claiming that law firms, who made copies of journal articles to submit to the US Patent and Trademark Office to show examples of prior art, were infringing on their copyrights....
Court Says Copying Journal Articles To Show Prior Art In Patent Proceedings Is Fair Use

Google Got Trolled In The Wall Street Journal And Decided To Hit Back (GOOG)

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The Wall Street Journal ran a big opinion piece from a CEO at comparison shopping site Nextag, which basically said that Google wasn't being fair in its search results. Now Google's Amit Singhal, SVP of engineering, is firing back on Google's blog in a post titled "Setting the record straight."...
Google Got Trolled In The Wall Street Journal And Decided To Hit Back (GOOG)

The Weirdest Google Glass Entries That Won (GOOG)

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Google announced that it's giving 8,000 people early access to Google Glass, its computer glasses. Google had a contest to decide who would win the privilege to pay $1,500 for Glass. The contest involved writing a tweet with #ifihadglass, or posting on Google+. Today Google Glass started tweeting at the...
The Weirdest Google Glass Entries That Won (GOOG)

Fixing Copyright: Is Copyright A Part Of Free Market Capitalism?

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Continuing our series of posts concerning the Republican Study Committee report on the problems of the copyright system and how to fix them (which it quickly retracted under industry pressure), today we're going to explore the second "myth" that author Derek Khanna helped debunk: that "copyright is free market capitalism...
Fixing Copyright: Is Copyright A Part Of Free Market Capitalism?

Verizon offering new international data plans, but they ain’t cheap

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Verizon Wireless next week will begin selling international data roaming plans much the same way it sells domestic data: buckets of megabytes for a set price. But don’t expect to get a lot for your dollar. Verizon is selling 100 MB of international data for $25 a month with access...
Verizon offering new international data plans, but they ain’t cheap
Tumblr's Creative Director Quits

Nikon debuts new 18-300mm VR lens, brings highest zoom range yet to its DSLRs

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The latest telephoto zoom lens from Nikon packs in the highest zoom ratio we've seen on an APS-C or DX lens. The Nikkor 18-300mm f/3.5-5/6 G ED VR cranks up the zoom to 16.7X, but pairs this with the aperture range of its existing telephoto lenses, ready for some...
Nikon debuts new 18-300mm VR lens, brings highest zoom range yet to its DSLRs

After four years as President of Tumblr, John Maloney steps down

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In a post appropriately shared on Tumblr, John Maloney has announced that he’s stepping down as President of the content-sharing site. Maloney has filled this role at Tumblr for the past four years, and says that the team is in very capable hands with CEO and founder David Karp. Here’s...
After four years as President of Tumblr, John Maloney steps down

EE announces 4G tariff details

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Orange and T-Mobile customers will pay between £36 and £56 for a two-year contract, depending on data usageOrange and T-Mobile customers wishing to use the new ultra-fast 4G mobile phone service will have to fork out as much as £56 a month for the privilege.4G, to be launched in the...
EE announces 4G tariff details
Illinois judge dismisses case challenging bloggers' right to protect anonymous tipsters
Retail: With Prime Service, Amazon Is Set to Crush Offline Retail
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