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Kindle Fire tablet for the holidays? GameStop is the place

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Kindle Fire seekers who want to put the tablet under the tree should run over to GameStop. Retailers like Wal-Mart and Target quit selling the devices months ago. An alliance between Amazon and GameStop is a win-win for both companies, even as the big-box chains question the slim margins...
Kindle Fire tablet for the holidays? GameStop is the place

For Digital News We're Turning More To Mobile Sources

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According to the Pew Center for the People and the Press, our digital news consumption habits have radically changed since 2010: Nearly twice as many users in 2012 got news from a device like a smartphone versus the figure for 2010, and social networks as a news source were almost...
For Digital News We're Turning More To Mobile Sources

Clarity Raises $1.6M Seed Round From Baseline, Mark Cuban And More To Build Its Mentor Advice Network

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Clarity, the startup that connects experts with advice seekers for one-on-one calls, today announced a $1.6 million seed investment round. The round includes a lot of notable investors, all of whom are Clarity users themselves, according to founder Dan Martell, including Baseline Ventures, Freestyle Capital, Mark Cuban, Boris Wertz from Version One Ventures, Real Ventures, 500...
Clarity Raises $1.6M Seed Round From Baseline, Mark Cuban And More To Build Its Mentor Advice Network
LG targets deal seekers, 3D-fans, and giant hands at Mobile World Congress

Pantech Flex review

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Pantech is known for producing budget Android smartphones that punch above their weight, and the Flex is no exception. Available now on AT&T for $50 with a two-year contract, it delivers a dual-core Snapdragon S4 -- the same chip that lurks within mightier phones such as the Galaxy S...
Pantech Flex review
Sexed-up StumbleUpon.com goes live for all

Property Ads About To Quit Newspapers For Web, Rightmove Reckons

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UK online property listings leader Rightmove saw profit improve by a quarter in 2011. Now it forecasts a tipping point, saying newspapers are about to lose their traditional stranglehold on this, yet another, advertising market. “With further strong growth in 2012, there is every prospect that this will be...
Property Ads About To Quit Newspapers For Web, Rightmove Reckons

TheComplete.me Launches Social Dating Site, Matches With $1.22M From Industry Leaders

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If Facebook itself isn’t a covert dating site, then at least its social graph could be — a big group of startups have been going for this honeypot of user data and connections ever since the company launched its platform back in 2007. Few have really taken off, and incumbent...
TheComplete.me Launches Social Dating Site, Matches With $1.22M From Industry Leaders
Amid the Valley's raging case of wantrapreneur fever, Elon Musk pulls off an impressive trifecta

Real-Time Search Better for News Than Products

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The major search engines and many upstarts are doing their best to innovate to make search quicker, in part by incorporating Twitter’s full “firehose” of results. Google, in addition to being the biggest search engine on the planet, has the deepest and longest integration of the Twitter firehose, showing tweets...
Real-Time Search Better for News Than Products

SmoovUp, The Online Dating-Style Flatsharing Site, Goes International; U.S. And Canada Up Next

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Flatshare finder, SmoovUp, has expanded beyond its native France to launch the service in 6 new countries: UK, Spain, Ireland, Belgium, Switzerland, Luxemburg, and Australia — and says that the U.S. and Canada should follow soon. Self-funded, and two years in operation, SmoovUp differentiates itself from other room-for-rent or flatshare...
SmoovUp, The Online Dating-Style Flatsharing Site, Goes International; U.S. And Canada Up Next

8 Reasons Your Social Initiative Will Fail

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Social is one of the hottest trends in enterprise software, and many companies are considering rolling out products and services that make it easier for employees to share information with each other and communicate with customers and suppliers. Social software covers a lot of ground, but in general, products in...
8 Reasons Your Social Initiative Will Fail

Samsung SSD 840 Pro caters to speed seekers with faster random access

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It's difficult to thrive in the solid-state drive world. Unless you've got just the right controller and flash memory, most performance-minded PC users will rarely give you a second glance. Samsung muscled its way into that narrow view with the SSD 830 last year; it intends to lock our...
Samsung SSD 840 Pro caters to speed seekers with faster random access
Homeland Security memo: access to 3D gun plans 'may be impossible' to limit

iPhone Buyers Avoid Apple Circus at Carrier Stores

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A group of savvy iPhone 5 seekers in midtown Manhattan found an easier time by going to the retail stores of the major U.S. wireless carriers....
iPhone Buyers Avoid Apple Circus at Carrier Stores

The Seekers – I'll Never Find Another You

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The Seekers – I'll Never Find Another You
Survey Says: People Buy Apple Products Because They're The Best

Meet the Deal Nerd: big savings on powerful PCs, 4K TVs, & more

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Welcome, fellow deal seekers, to the first edition of the Deal Nerd. As you visit the Deal Nerd lab, please be sure not to touch any of our instruments, as this lab is precisely setup to hunt down the best deals, discounts, and coupons across our beloved interwebs. I,...
Meet the Deal Nerd: big savings on powerful PCs, 4K TVs, & more

What's Bugging Online Storage Users? It's Not Always What You Think

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While people who use Dropbox and Box worry about security, users of services like Google Drive and Apple's iCloud seem  more concerned with implementation issues. Is that a sign of dangerous complacency, or is it only natural that the level of of security concerns vary between different online storage services?...
What's Bugging Online Storage Users? It's Not Always What You Think

LTE-enabled Pantech Flex spotlights 'Easy Experience' ICS mode [Video]

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Pantech and AT&T are exclusively offering a simplified Android handset, dubbed “the Pantech Flex,” starting Sept. 16 for $49.99 with a two-year agreement. The 4G LTE-enabled Flex runs on Android 4.0, but it also includes a new Easy Experience mode that “prioritizes customers’ apps on the home screen in...
LTE-enabled Pantech Flex spotlights 'Easy Experience' ICS mode [Video]

The Best Things to Buy in March [Buying Guide]

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You've been diligently checking back on our guide to the best times to buy anything, all year round at the start of every month, right? No? Well, let's go ahead and refresh your memory on what's discounted and off-season in March.Our own Jason Fitzpatrick took the time to expand on...
The Best Things to Buy in March [Buying Guide]

★ Foodies: status-hungry authenticity seekers can put bragging rights before ethics http://j.mp/b71HZZ

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★ Foodies: status-hungry authenticity seekers can put bragging rights before ethics http://j.mp/b71HZZ

The 10 Things Innovative Companies Do To Stay On Top

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Innovation isn't this abstract thing that some companies have and some don't. Innovation is actually a business skill that executives and employees can develop and master. So says Booz & Company management consultants Barry Jaruzelski, John Loehr, and Richard Holman. The authors of Booz's annual "Global Innovation 1,000 report" named the most...
The 10 Things Innovative Companies Do To Stay On Top

9 Essential Social News and Bookmarking Sites for Designers

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Jacob Gube is the Founder/Chief Editor of Six Revisions, a popular web development and design site and the Deputy Editor of Design Instruct, a web magazine for designers. He has over seven years of experience as professional web developer and has written a book on JavaScript. Connect with him...
9 Essential Social News and Bookmarking Sites for Designers

Like a help desk for life: Wizpert puts you in touch with experts instantly

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You can find the answer to plenty of questions online, but sometimes it’s helpful to chat with a particularly knowledgeable human. New York City-based Wizpert aims to simplify the process of finding and chatting with experts instantly — and in the process, the startup is moving one step ahead...
Like a help desk for life: Wizpert puts you in touch with experts instantly
Grading “Silicon Beach Fest” Version 1.0

How Apple, Samsung, And Google Take Different Approaches To Innovation

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When people think of the most innovative companies, they think of ones that are coming out with brand new and amazing technology. The push for self driving cars or augmented reality glasses can be a more compelling story than, say, a smaller iPad.  But one things highlighted in the Booz...
How Apple, Samsung, And Google Take Different Approaches To Innovation

Guinness World Records Buys Video Site for Zany Challenges

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Guinness World Records has purchased Bragster, a video-sharing site where you can “dare your friends and brag about it.”On Bragster, users post dares — for example, “I dare everyone to drink five raw eggs” or “I dare everyone to make as many spins in an office chair as possible...
Guinness World Records Buys Video Site for Zany Challenges

Best Unsubscribe Ever

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Groupon is a web service that sends a daily deal via e-mail to hundreds of thousands of deal seekers, but for customers who decide they’d rather pay full price, or just want a clean inbox, the company has a page just for them. Click on the image below to be...
Best Unsubscribe Ever

Open thread: Black Friday triumphs, tribulations, rants, resolutions

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Against all odds, Black Friday has grown more competitive this year. Stores opening at midnight on Thanksgiving (while we’re still digesting) is old news—this year several chains opened at 8pm. By 8:05pm, that TV you wanted was gone and your trap was still full of pecan pie. But the worst...
Open thread: Black Friday triumphs, tribulations, rants, resolutions
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