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Amazon Announces First Kindle Fire Tablets Outside Of The U.S., Starting At £129 In UK
Verizon Said To Be Getting A Flagship Nokia Windows Phone (Codenamed "Laser") Of Its Own
Quirky Raises a $68M Round Led by Andreessen Horowitz to Reinvent the Invention Process

Just in Time For The Holidays, Facebook Pushes "Gifts" Hard With More Retail Partnerships

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As I reported it would earlier, Facebook announced a series of new retail partnerships at an event on Thursday evening, adding brands like The Gap, Fab and Dean & Deluca to the list choices Facebook users can buy one another using the company’s “Gifts” product. The partnership also adds a...
Just in Time For The Holidays, Facebook Pushes "Gifts" Hard With More Retail Partnerships
How Tumblr could make $100M a year if they just tried

YesVideo Grabs $5 Million to Digitize Century-old Home Videos

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Yesterday I wrote “Everything old becomes new again.” Meant to introduce the idea that vinyl is a viable medium, I forgot one important example of this sociological timewarp: Videos. Many families have dozens, if not hundreds, of home videos lying around that they probably can’t watch because, well, VHS players...
YesVideo Grabs $5 Million to Digitize Century-old Home Videos

Nuji repositions itself as ‘Pinterest with rewards’, retailers queue up [Invites]

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If you want to see just how much of an impact Pinterest has made in a short amount of time, witness social shopping startup Nuji, which sent out a press release a few hours ago describing itself as ‘Pinterest with rewards’. It’s an angle that seems to be working though,...
Nuji repositions itself as ‘Pinterest with rewards’, retailers queue up [Invites]

NY-based Clothes Horse expands with 12 new retail partnerships to help you find clothes that fit

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For many frustrated consumers, online clothes shopping is an art, not a science. We too often buy with uncertainty about whether we’re getting the right size and how the item will fit where. Finding the perfect fit is no easy feat — with inconsistent sizes found across brands — and...
NY-based Clothes Horse expands with 12 new retail partnerships to help you find clothes that fit

Square Card Readers Now Sold In More Than 250 Retail Stores In Canada, Including Apple And Best Buy

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After launching its mobile payments service in Canada a few weeks ago, Square is expanding its presence in the country with new retail partnerships. The company’s mobile card reader is now available in more than 250 retail stores in Canada, including Apple, Best Buy, and Futureshop locations. The Square Card...
Square Card Readers Now Sold In More Than 250 Retail Stores In Canada, Including Apple And Best Buy
YesVideo makes it easier for your mom to show off your baby pics. Hooray?

After raising $37M, Warby Parker nabs $4.5M from J. Crew CEO and AmEx with its heart set on retail

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Uber trendy glasses brand Warby Parker has some very exciting news: the ecommerce-driven startup has revealed the close of a $41.5 million series B round, counting the likes of  J. Crew CEO Millard S. Drexler and American Express as investors. If this sounds familiar, it’s because Warby had already announced a $37m Series B in September,...
After raising $37M, Warby Parker nabs $4.5M from J. Crew CEO and AmEx with its heart set on retail
With Its New Liquipod, Liquipel Hopes To Make Your Gadgets Water-Resistant While You Wait

Barnes & Noble's NOOK Simple Touch Glowlight goes on sale in the UK, tablets now available to preorder

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Announcing its intention to cross the Atlantic back in August, bookseller Barnes & Noble has today kicked-off its campaign to leverage ereader and ebook sales away from rivals Amazon and Apple with the launch of its NOOK Simple Touch readers and NOOK Bookstore in the UK. Pricing its base Simple Touch...
Barnes & Noble's NOOK Simple Touch Glowlight goes on sale in the UK, tablets now available to preorder

B&N Sends The Nook Abroad, eReaders Hitting UK's Dixons' Stores, Waitrose, And Sainsbury's This Fall

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The bags are packed. The passport is on the counter. The Nook Simple Touch is about to hit the road. In its latest retail expansion, Barnes & Noble is sending its ereader to the UK. The little ereader will be available from several large retailers starting early this October. B&N...
B&N Sends The Nook Abroad, eReaders Hitting UK's Dixons' Stores, Waitrose, And Sainsbury's This Fall

Gyft opens up to developers, offers sign-up page for APIs

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Gyft, the mobile platform that lets users buy, send and store virtual gift cards, is now giving developers a crack at its APIs. Launched late last year on Android and iOS, the service currently counts its retail partnerships in the hundreds and is looking to extend its reach to...
Gyft opens up to developers, offers sign-up page for APIs

Android-based gaming console OUYA will start shipping to Kickstarter-backers on March 28

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OUYA, the Android-based gaming console that was successfully funded through an $8.5 million Kickstarter campaign, will start shipping to backers on March 28. The company behind the console, which shares the same name, has revealed on its website that all of the parts needed for the system are now in...
Android-based gaming console OUYA will start shipping to Kickstarter-backers on March 28

Intel TV service already being tested by hundreds of users

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Intel may only have fessed up to building its own TV service this week, but the offering is already being tested by several hundred employees of the company. Intel Media boss Erik Huggers, whose unit is in charge of the service, told me on the sidelines of the Dive into...
Intel TV service already being tested by hundreds of users
Updated Kisksend simplifies high-volume sharing and printing of private photos
McDonald's testing PayPal-powered mobile payments in France

Amazon cuts Kindle Fire HD base price to $269, brings it to Europe and Japan

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Amazon has announced today that the 8.9-inch version of its Kindle Fire HD tablet is now available in the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Japan. To coincide with the expansion, the slate now has a new, lower price point in the US too: $269 for the basic WiFi only version...
Amazon cuts Kindle Fire HD base price to $269, brings it to Europe and Japan

Facebook Gift Event Also Gets Blown Out of NYC by Hurricane Sandy

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And the hits — and not happy ones — keep on coming with the imminent approach of Hurricane Sandy to New York City. Along with cancellation of tomorrow’s Google’s Android product event and postponement of our latest All Things Digital conference, D: Dive Into Mobile, which was set to...
Facebook Gift Event Also Gets Blown Out of NYC by Hurricane Sandy
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