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Review: WeatherSnitch 2 is a sleek, feature-packed weather app for the iPhone

What the DOJ settlement means for ebook prices now

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On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Denise Cote approved a proposed settlement put forth by the Department of Justice to resolve allegations that three publishers had colluded with Apple to fix ebook prices. Here’s what will happen next. Now that the settlement is approved, when will we see changes? According to...
What the DOJ settlement means for ebook prices now

Watering starts at Cheltenham ahead of Festival meeting in three weeks

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• Dry conditions force the course to turn on the taps• Track has had half of expected rainfall in last yearCheltenham has received no more than half the rainfall that had been expected so far this year and will start to water its track on Wednesday ahead of the Festival...
Watering starts at Cheltenham ahead of Festival meeting in three weeks
Alt-week 10.13.12: is the Universe a simulation, cloning dinosaurs and singing mice

Former Dragon's Den contestant Peter Hart launches Pitchforit, a video pitching service

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Successful Dragon’s Den contestant, Peter Hart of Fun Fancy Dress, has revealed a new business venture that was inspired by his experience on the TV show. Pitchforit is a video pitching site that is described as ‘Dragon’s Den without the nerves’ – so basically getting your pitch in front of...
Former Dragon's Den contestant Peter Hart launches Pitchforit, a video pitching service

Alt-week 8.4.12: buckyballs, bosons and bodily fluids

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Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven days. Remember when we told you last week that we live in a strange world? Well, we had no idea what we were talking about. Seriously, things are about to get a...
Alt-week 8.4.12: buckyballs, bosons and bodily fluids

The Shipping News: A Shorter Wait for the New iPad

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Third-generation iPad supply and demand aren’t yet in balance, but they may be soon if estimated shipping times at Apple’s online store are any indication. After falling to five to seven days from one to two weeks, ship times on the new iPad today dropped once more, this time to...
The Shipping News: A Shorter Wait for the New iPad

The Weekly Roundup for 04.01.2013

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You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Weekly Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past seven days -- all handpicked by the...
The Weekly Roundup for 04.01.2013

Ouya's Kickstarter video game console tops $5M raised so far (exclusive interview)

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The people have spoken. And they want their Ouya. The new video game console company, Ouya, has raised more than $5 million in a crowd-funded Kickstarter project in just seven days, with 22 more full days to go in the solicitation. “We’re inching toward 40,000 backers and that’s exciting...
Ouya's Kickstarter video game console tops $5M raised so far (exclusive interview)
What Google Play means for Android developers

CrunchWeek: Elon Musk Dominates Tech, Waze Sale Talks Falter (Again), Jury's Out On Arrested Development

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[tc_5min code="517800174"] Thanks to the Memorial Day holiday, it was a shorter week than normal for many of us (at least those of us in the United States) — so here’s to the weekend, and to a new episode of CrunchWeek, the TechCrunch TV show where a few of us...
CrunchWeek: Elon Musk Dominates Tech, Waze Sale Talks Falter (Again), Jury's Out On Arrested Development

The Weekly Roundup for 06.17.2013

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You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Weekly Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past seven days -- all handpicked by the editors...
The Weekly Roundup for 06.17.2013

20 Best Android apps this week

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Snow White, One Direction, Pixlr Express, PicMix, Chadwick, Heineken Cup, Captain McFinn and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of brand new Android apps released in the last seven days. A busy week too, with apps spanning fairytales, augmented reality, photo editing, music education and sports.As ever, games aren't included...
20 Best Android apps this week
People Get Their News from YouTube, Apparently?

Facebook wants to end user voting on policy changes

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Facebook is proposing to trash its policy that allows members to vote on changes it makes to its data use policy. While promising to value user feedback, Facebook Vice President for Communications, Public Policy and Marketing Elliot Schrage declared in a company blog that the "voting mechanism, which is...
Facebook wants to end user voting on policy changes

The Weekly Roundup for 05.20.2013

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You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Weekly Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past seven days -- all handpicked by the...
The Weekly Roundup for 05.20.2013

How Facebook solves the IT culture wars and scales its site

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Scaling isn’t just a matter of software and code, there’s also a huge cultural issue at play. At Facebook, solving problems between the engineering and operations teams, quelling fears about job loss related to automation at the employee level, and delivering tools to monitor the company’s IT operations all play...
How Facebook solves the IT culture wars and scales its site

Here's Why People Are Backing App.net

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With seven days to go, App.net - the ad-free Twitter-like service that lets users control their own data - is 36% of the way to its funding goal. This weekend it opened the first basic, browser-based version of the member-funded messaging service for its backers to try out. ReadWriteWeb asked...
Here's Why People Are Backing App.net

Weekly Wrap: Trojans, opening day, birthdays, and Lion learning

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It's the start of a new month, but we end the week as we always do--with a look back at the major Mac and iOS news of the past seven days, courtesy of the Weekly Wrap....
Weekly Wrap: Trojans, opening day, birthdays, and Lion learning

This week at Microsoft: Windows 8, Outlook.com, and Metro's demise

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Happy Friday, dear friends. As we do every week, this post is a short look back at TNW’s coverage of Microsoft’s last seven days. Often, the post is light, as the Redmond-based software giant may have had a quiet week. Not this time. That in mind, and as always, check...
This week at Microsoft: Windows 8, Outlook.com, and Metro's demise

Humble Bundle game sales now coming weekly, starting with Bastion

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Who would've thought that letting consumers pay what they think is fair for quality games would prove popular? That's the concept behind Humble Bundle, and so far, it's been rather good to developers and charities alike. Now, deals from the company are set to get a whole lot more...
Humble Bundle game sales now coming weekly, starting with Bastion

30 best Android apps this week

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Real Boxing, MessageMe, The Great Brain Experiment, Artkive, Doro Experience, Spacecraft 3D, Romans and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of brand new and notable apps for Android smartphones and tablets.The selection covers apps released for the first time in the last seven days, as opposed to updates to older...
30 best Android apps this week

After a 20-month suspension, Google reopens paid app sales in Taiwan

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After more than 20 months without access to paid apps on Google Play, Taiwanese Android devices users will finally be able to download their favourite premium titles, after Google ended its dispute with the Taipei City Government over longer app trials. Ealier today, Google told Focus Taiwan that it was “pleased...
After a 20-month suspension, Google reopens paid app sales in Taiwan
LivingSocial delves into physical goods with new online retail shop

One week in, how are the Harry Potter e-books selling?

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It’s been a week since the Pottermore shop launched – making the Harry Potter e-books and digital audiobooks available legally for the first time. Seven days in, how is Harry selling? Since Pottermore is mum on actual sales numbers — and the New York Times and USA Today aren’t yet tracking the...
One week in, how are the Harry Potter e-books selling?

Fitbit announces the Flex wristband, a $100 fitness tracker to take on the Jawbone Up

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You know what they say, right? You can never have too many fitness trackers. After coming out with two health monitors back in September, Fitbit is back with a third product, the Flex -- a waterproof wristband seemingly designed to compete with the Jawbone Up. (In PR speak: "Fitbit...
Fitbit announces the Flex wristband, a $100 fitness tracker to take on the Jawbone Up

Alt-week 8.11.12: Robo-billies, quasicrystals and radioactive art

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Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven days. It's not like we're trying to out-weird ourselves, it just, somehow, keeps happening. At least one of this week's offerings (we'll leave it to you to figure out which) will possibly...
Alt-week 8.11.12: Robo-billies, quasicrystals and radioactive art

Google+ finally allows you to merge your accounts

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Google+ users with a profile attached to their regular Gmail account and one attached to their Google apps account are finally able to merge those two accounts, thanks to a new tool launched by Google Thursday. The tool, which is part of Google Takeout, the company’s data portability initiative, allows...
Google+ finally allows you to merge your accounts

UNDERCOVER REPORT: The iPhone 5 You'll Soon Be Clutching Was Made In 'Nightmare' Working Conditions (AAPL)

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A reporter from the Shanghai Evening Post says he worked undercover at Foxconn Tai Yuan factory for ten days. Foxconn is the controversial facility where all of Apple's products are produced. His mission: Learn about iPhone 5 production. The reporter kept a detailed journal of each day he spent at...
UNDERCOVER REPORT: The iPhone 5 You'll Soon Be Clutching Was Made In 'Nightmare' Working Conditions (AAPL)
Why European forecasters saw Sandy's path first
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