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This iPhone Case Is Also A 650,000-Volt Stun Gun (AAPL)

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The Yellow Jacket is an iPhone case currently seeking funding on Indie Gogo. In addition to shielding your phone from the elements, it also packs a walloping 650,000-volt punch when needed. When you're not using that feature, it also functions as an external battery that provides up to 20 hours...
This iPhone Case Is Also A 650,000-Volt Stun Gun (AAPL)

Gnip adds earnings predictions and analysis from Estimize to its enterprise social media data service

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Social data provider Gnip has added another arrow to its already impressive quiver of web-services today with Estimize, an independent platform for accessing earnings data on publicly traded stocks. Gnip already offers over 100 billion real-time social data actions each month from common social networks and services including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr,...
Gnip adds earnings predictions and analysis from Estimize to its enterprise social media data service
Toshiba Excite 10 tablet now available for $450 on Amazon

Grooveshark's CEO Is Making A Comeback After 'Getting Punched In The Face 10,000 Times'

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The last couple of years were rough for Grooveshark CEO Sam Tarantino.  The span of time between 2011 and early 2012 was "a year of getting punched in the face 10,000 times," Tarantino tells Mashable's Seth Fiegerman Tarantino went through a series of blows during that time. First Google pulled the Groveshark...
Grooveshark's CEO Is Making A Comeback After 'Getting Punched In The Face 10,000 Times'
How LevelUp Plans To Win The Wallet Wars

Cloth, The Outfit App, Will Dress You For The Weather

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We talked about Cloth a few months ago when they launched. It’s essentially a place to store your outfits. Did you create a beautiful, backless shirt/shiny harem pants ensemble to wear while roller-blading? Cloth lets you store the specifics and a photo of yourself in that outfit for later perusal....
Cloth, The Outfit App, Will Dress You For The Weather

Sources: Google Is Close to Buying Meebo

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Google is in talks to acquire Meebo, according to two sources close to the situation. The price for the company would be about $100 million, according to one of the sources. Meebo's latest product promises to help users cut through information overload. Meebo CEO Seth Sternberg did not reply to...
Sources: Google Is Close to Buying Meebo

Startup Takes Aim at Credit Card Companies by Eliminating Transaction Fees

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One of the basic tenets of the modern financial system is that it takes money to move money. In its most basic form, that means that when you make a transaction with your debit or credit card, the processing companies, such as MasterCard, Visa or American Express, are taking some...
Startup Takes Aim at Credit Card Companies by Eliminating Transaction Fees

Foundry Group Raises Another $225M Fund; Recycles Last $225M Blog Post To Announce It

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Foundry Group, an early investor in Zynga, Jiraffe, Awe.sm, Modular Robots and many more, has today announced that it has closed another $225 million fund. The news was announced in a blog post, which founders Jason Mendelson, Brad Feld, Seth Levine and Ryan McIntyre note was the exact same one it...
Foundry Group Raises Another $225M Fund; Recycles Last $225M Blog Post To Announce It

Seth's Blog: Breaking news

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Seth's Blog: Breaking news

Amazon's Big Hollywood Announcement: All About UltraViolet?

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Amazon is holding a press event in Los Angeles on Thursday, in which it’s likely to announce new versions of its Kindle tablets. You know, now that the Kindle Fire is all sold out. There have even been some leaks about what that product will look like, and the fact...
Amazon's Big Hollywood Announcement: All About UltraViolet?
With New Sign In Feature, Google Plus Makes Its Developer Pitch

How a Chromebook got me through Hurricane Sandy

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Stuck on a Samsung Chromebook for the week following superstorm Sandy, CNET editor Seth Rosenblatt was surprised to find the laptop struggled in one key area. [Read more]...
How a Chromebook got me through Hurricane Sandy

Seth's Blog: 8 things I wish everyone knew about email

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Seth's Blog: 8 things I wish everyone knew about email

Foundry Group adds $225M to its venture capital pool

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The Foundry Group partners performing “I’m a VC” Foundry Group, the Colorado venture capital firm that’s backed Seattle area upstarts such as Big Door, SEOMoz and Cheezburger as well as Portland-based Cloudability, announced today the closing of their third fund — Foundry Venture Capital 2012 LP. The fund clocks in at $225 million, the same amount...
Foundry Group adds $225M to its venture capital pool

Vote for your favorite app in NYC’s BigApps 3.0 Competition

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The NYC BigApps competition is in its third year running, and this time the stakes are higher than ever with nearly 100 teams fighting for a piece of the hefty $50,000 cash prize. All the apps have been submitted and starting today, anyone can vote for the winner on the BigApps...
Vote for your favorite app in NYC’s BigApps 3.0 Competition

Addvocate, The Startup Led By UserVoice Co-Founder Marcus Nelson, Hires The YourTrove Team

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Addvocate, a startup offering tools for businesses to encourage social media advocacy in their workforce, has hired the team behind social search service YourTrove. The two companies were working on somewhat related problems. Addvocate provides a system for pushing shareable content to employees while they’re actually using at services like...
Addvocate, The Startup Led By UserVoice Co-Founder Marcus Nelson, Hires The YourTrove Team

Seth's Blog: Redoubling to system failure

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Seth's Blog: Redoubling to system failure

Google I/O 2012 Liveblog

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The 2012 Google I/O Developers Conference starts today at the Moscone Center West in San Francisco, Calif., with events continuing until June 29 at 4:30 p.m. PST. For those interested in what the folks at Mountain View are up to, check out 9to5Google. Seth Weintraub is live-blogging from the event...
Google I/O 2012 Liveblog

Nest & The New Era of Home Appliances

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Earlier this week I listed 5 signs of a great user experience in a tech product. One sign is that it changes you. I referred to revolutionary products like the iPhone and Twitter, that modified our online behaviors or habits. This trend is becoming more noticeable with the so...
Nest & The New Era of Home Appliances

Seth's Blog: Revisiting conspicuous consumption

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Seth's Blog: Revisiting conspicuous consumption
LevelUp upgrades mobile pay network with NFC-equipped terminals

Flash CS5 will export to HTML5 Canvas (Seth Weintraub/9 to 5 Mac)

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Flash CS5 will export to HTML5 Canvas (Seth Weintraub/9 to 5 Mac)

Seth's Blog: I don't feel like it

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Seth's Blog: I don't feel like it

On The Road

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A couple weeks ago, a rant of mine on technology journalism kicked off a firestorm that has yet to fully subside. The talking points have evolved beyond my initial ones and yes, I too have re-fueled the flames a few times.  I knew the reaction would be strong (for obvious...
On The Road

Seth's Blog: Giving away a magician's secrets

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Seth's Blog: Giving away a magician's secrets

Google+ expands sign-in tool to thousands more sites (will anyone care?)

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Google has announced a new partnership with two companies that provide social sign-in tools to a wide range of major websites and apps, including Nike, NPR and Fox. The move will see Google+ become a common registration tool alongside Facebook Connect and Twitter, and might even inject some life into...
Google+ expands sign-in tool to thousands more sites (will anyone care?)

[huh? totally disagree.] Seth's Blog: No more big events http://bit.ly/d9lqy5

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[huh? totally disagree.] Seth's Blog: No more big events http://bit.ly/d9lqy5

Seth's Blog: Fear of philanthropy (avert your eyes)

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Seth's Blog: Fear of philanthropy (avert your eyes)

AT&T Fucks FaceTime And Its Customers. As Usual.

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AT&T Fucks FaceTime And Its Customers. As Usual.: Seth Weintraub: We just heard that Facetime over 3G and 4G would only be available on AT&T for those who choose to go with its new "Mobile Share" plans. If you have an individual plan or family plan, you will not be...
AT&T Fucks FaceTime And Its Customers. As Usual.
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