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Sign Up Now For The Austin TC Meetup + Pitch-Off

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After the amazing success of our New York Pitch-Off in February, we thought it would be fun to bring the energy and excitement of a mini-Disrupt to more cities across the country. We’re pleased to announced the 2013 Meetups + Pitch-Offs will begin in Austin on May 30 at Stage...
Sign Up Now For The Austin TC Meetup + Pitch-Off

Just In Time For SXSW, Getaround Car Rental Marketplace Launches In Austin

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Getaround, a car rental community that only launched in May 2011 and subsequently won TC Disrupt NY, is ready to get you where you need to be in time for SXSW. The app that lets you rent a car by the hour, day or week, and comes fully loaded with...
Just In Time For SXSW, Getaround Car Rental Marketplace Launches In Austin
Paul Kedrosky: Only 8 Valley startups matter & that's a serious problem

T-Mobile's New LTE Network Spotted Being Tested In 8 Major U.S. Cities

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While T-Mobile is more than a bit late to the LTE game, the company confirmed on Monday that their new network would be launching by the end of the month. Where it would launch, however, was kept under wraps. That’s the idea, at least. Thanks to some data mined out...
T-Mobile's New LTE Network Spotted Being Tested In 8 Major U.S. Cities

Lifecrowd Raises $5 Million From Groupon Founders for Social Activities Site

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Santa Monica, Calif.-based Lifecrowd has raised $5 million in a first round of funding to build a site where users can discover social activities, ranging from wine tastings to dodgeball. Participating investors include Lightbank (started by Groupon founders Eric Lefkosky and Brad Keywell), Bullpen Capital, Baroda Ventures, Prism VentureWorks and...
Lifecrowd Raises $5 Million From Groupon Founders for Social Activities Site

Intel reportedly brings Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to x86 phones

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IDG says the chipmaker has Android 4.1 working on its architecture, although it is unclear when those who have picked up handsets such as the Orange San Diego will get the upgrade. [Read more]...
Intel reportedly brings Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to x86 phones

Did Bankrupt Runaway Prius Driver Fake "Unintended Acceleration?" [Exclusive]

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James Sikes, the San Diego runaway Toyota Prius driver, filed for bankruptcy in 2008 and now has over $700,000 in debt. According to one anonymous tipster, we're also told he hasn't been making payments on his Prius. More »...
Did Bankrupt Runaway Prius Driver Fake "Unintended Acceleration?" [Exclusive]

Why I broke up with Kickstarter

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This is a guest post by designer Jim Clark  When I first found out about Kickstarter, I thought it was a great idea. I’ve been making things all my life. As the owner of a visual effects and imaging studio, designing, rendering and visually developing creations is right up my alley. I wanted...
Why I broke up with Kickstarter
T-Mobile's iPhone-compatible HSPA+ network now covers 100 million people
Google to drop search rankings of sites with many takedown notices

Apple sues Motorola over Qualcomm license, makes us dream of a world without lawyers

www.engadget.com
There are literally no words (at least no family-friendly ones) to describe the insanity that is the ongoing legal war between Apple and, well, just about everyone else. Not to lay blame entirely at Cupertino's stoop -- Motorola, HTC and Samsung all deserve plenty of our ire as well....
Apple sues Motorola over Qualcomm license, makes us dream of a world without lawyers
Orange San Diego (Santa Clara) release date set for June 6th in UK

RT @consumerreports: Toyota investigation reveals more details in San Diego Prius case http://bit.ly/bLnioC

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RT @consumerreports: Toyota investigation reveals more details in San Diego Prius case http://bit.ly/bLnioC

It’s Time to BECOME a Better Photographer

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This might sound a little odd coming from a guy who owns a photography blog…. but…. I think it is time that some of us need to spend a little less time reading about photography and spend a little more time doing some photography! The Photographer - by San Diego...
It’s Time to BECOME a Better Photographer

Semantic & Graph-Based Search: The Future Face Of Search

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In a June 2010 Semantic Web Meetup in San Diego, Peter Mika of Yahoo!’s research division gave a presentation entitled, “The future face of Search is Semantic for Facebook, Google and Yahoo!” As the title suggests, the presentation focused on the ever-growing use of semantic... Please visit Search Engine Land...
Semantic & Graph-Based Search: The Future Face Of Search

Love Thy Neighbor on Facebook

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Meeting the new neighbors no longer requires a Welcome Wagon. Neighbors instead are turning to Facebook to build a greater sense of community online to complement the traditional block parties and neighborly door knocking. Current residents find that they can more quickly share are information, news and events with one...
Love Thy Neighbor on Facebook

Moar Hobbit posters! (via The Hobbit San Diego Comic-Con Poster)

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Moar Hobbit posters! (via The Hobbit San Diego Comic-Con Poster)...
Moar Hobbit posters! (via The Hobbit San Diego Comic-Con Poster)

Orange San Diego review: Intel does phones, finally

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The first generation of Intel-powered Android phones has arrived, and while the chip maker doesn't appear to be claiming that its initial efforts are world-beaters, we've been promised a chipset that prioritizes what people want most: capable web browsing, strong camera performance and robust battery life. Although we've sampled...
Orange San Diego review: Intel does phones, finally

Next TPP Negotiation Session Has Only 3 Hours Allotted For Negotiators To Talk To Public Interest Advocates

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The USTR's handling of public interest access to TPP negotiators has bounced around over the last few negotiating sessions, with many suggesting that last months' meetings in San Diego were actually handled somewhat decently. However, with the upcoming negotiating round in Virginia, apparently there's no more time to be talking...
Next TPP Negotiation Session Has Only 3 Hours Allotted For Negotiators To Talk To Public Interest Advocates
Exec launches cleaning service in 4 new markets around the U.S.

Orange San Diego reviewed: smooth surfing, clunky interface

www.cnet.com
CNET UK puts the Intel-powered phone to the test, calling it fast but saddled with an annoying UI. [Read more]...
Orange San Diego reviewed: smooth surfing, clunky interface

Local hero? Man tweets DUI checkpoint locations

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Mr. Checkpoint is a man who alerts thousands of people where police are setting up DUI checkpoints in San Diego and the L.A. county areas. Not everyone approves of his motivations. [Read more]...
Local hero? Man tweets DUI checkpoint locations

Intel's First Smartphone Goes on Sale in Europe June 6, Courtesy of Orange UK

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The Intel-based San Diego smartphone, previously known as Santa Clara, will go on sale in the U.K. on June 6 via Orange, the operator said on Thursday....
Intel's First Smartphone Goes on Sale in Europe June 6, Courtesy of Orange UK

Help Ars round out our 2012-2013 Tech Conference dance card

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We're deep into planning our coverage for the next 18 months of technology events, conferences, confabs, and demos. While we have our own ideas, we would love for you to help us round out our list by telling us which technology conferences and events you would like to see...
Help Ars round out our 2012-2013 Tech Conference dance card

Intel ports Android Jelly Bean to x86 phones, but no rollout date set

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The company has reportedly got Android 4.1 working on its architecture, although it is unclear when those who have picked up handsets such as the Orange San Diego will get the upgrade....
Intel ports Android Jelly Bean to x86 phones, but no rollout date set

Mohr Davidow Leads $25 Million Investment in Zebit's Consumer Credit Platform

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San Diego-based Zebit has raised $25 million in a fourth round of funding to grow its platform, which enables retailers to assess the risk of selling items to an individual consumer on credit. Mohr Davidow Ventures led the round with Crosslink Capital, Leapfrog Ventures and QED Investors also participating. To...
Mohr Davidow Leads $25 Million Investment in Zebit's Consumer Credit Platform

Windows RT 8.1 devices with Snapdragon 800 processors to arrive later this year

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The flood of Snapdragon 800 hardware hasn't arrived just yet, but Qualcomm says it expects we'll see Windows RT 8.1 devices with their flagship silicon "later this year." There's still no word on which manufacturers will be using the San Diego-based firm's processors, but you can be sure the...
Windows RT 8.1 devices with Snapdragon 800 processors to arrive later this year

Longtime Tech Exec Debra Chrapaty Joins Nirvanix as CEO

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Debra Chrapaty, who has done high-ranking stints at companies such as Zynga, Cisco and Microsoft, has been named CEO of enterprise cloud storage company Nirvanix. She replaces Dru Borden, who will still remain at the San Diego-based company as SVP of planning and development and who will remain a director....
Longtime Tech Exec Debra Chrapaty Joins Nirvanix as CEO

A handful of new devices surface on day 1 of MobileCon

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Upcoming handsets dominate the news during the first day of MobileCon 2012 in San Diego. [Read more]...
A handful of new devices surface on day 1 of MobileCon

Looking To Beef Up Margins, Exec Hikes Hourly Rate For Errands From $25 To $30 And Triples Its Surcharge

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Exec, the San Francisco startup that lets you easily hire people online by the hour to run your errands and do your cleaning, will be increasing the flat rate for its flagship errand-running service Exec Errands by 20 percent and more than tripling its surcharge in an apparent bid to...
Looking To Beef Up Margins, Exec Hikes Hourly Rate For Errands From $25 To $30 And Triples Its Surcharge
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