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Now anyone in the UK can be an early stage startup investor as Seedrs launches

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Crowdsourced investing has arrived in the UK after Seedrs officially opened the doors of its alternative funding platform in the country today, mobilising a potential army of armchair investors for promising young firms. Seedrs, which won the startup competition at the London Web Summit in March, lets investors to put...
Now anyone in the UK can be an early stage startup investor as Seedrs launches

Is the HTC Ville C a cheaper One S?

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The Desire C has barely revealed itself as HTC's latest pocket-friendly Android phone, but another device following the same naming convention might also be on the cards. According to BriefMobile, a lower-priced One S variant, currently under the Ville C moniker, will shed the dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 and...
Is the HTC Ville C a cheaper One S?
iPad Mini With Retina Display Screen Production To Start In June Or July, NPD DisplaySearch Says

iBooks Refresh Makes It Easier to Tweet "50 Shades" Passages

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Apple's eBook platform for iOS is getting its first significant update in nine months. iBooks 3.0 will arrive in the App Store later today, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced this morning at the event where Apple's new iPad Mini was introduced. The new iBooks app will feature better integration with...
iBooks Refresh Makes It Easier to Tweet "50 Shades" Passages
Surface RT's screen bests the iPad 3′s in some tests, is 'very good' overall

ACLU files complaint with FTC over older Android software

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The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal complaint Tuesday accusing the nation's largest wireless carriers of "deceptive" business practices for failing to keep the software on tens of millions of Android smartphones updated -- a shortcoming that can make the devices vulnerable to hackers. Read full article >>...
ACLU files complaint with FTC over older Android software
Dylan’s Desk: It would take a miracle for the Nook to win now

Twitter open sources its MySQL secret sauce

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Twitter has shared numerous aspects of its infrastructure over the past few years, and its decision to open source its work on MySQL might be the social media platform’s most useful contribution yet. Sure, open source big data tools are valuable, but they’re not MySQL. Used by millions of web...
Twitter open sources its MySQL secret sauce
Facebook pushes advertisers to get creative and social with ads
Estonia launches nationwide EV charging network totaling 165 stations
Red Hat: Yes, Windows 8 Machines Will Run Linux

Faking News, India's version of the Onion, acquired by news portal Firspost

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Faking News, India’s version of the Onion, has been acquired by Firstpost, one of the country’s major online news portals, for an undisclosed amount. Medi4nama reported today that the website famous for satirizing Indian politics and society would now be formally integrated into the Firstpost  infrastructure, which itself is part...
Faking News, India's version of the Onion, acquired by news portal Firspost
Facebook Pushes Advertisers To Get Creative And Social With Ads

Iran lifts restrictions on Gmail, vows to "absolutely" censor YouTube

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Iran raised suspicion worldwide when it banned access to Gmail last week but the country has renounced that block, if only because it is planning stiffer measures to prevent access to YouTube from its soil. The AFP reports that ministers in the country revealed that Google’s email service was blocked “involuntarily” as...
Iran lifts restrictions on Gmail, vows to "absolutely" censor YouTube
What's the deal with Startup Act 3.0?

App Spotlight: Create Email Groups on Your iPhone with MailShot 2.0

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For a mere four bucks, this invaluable app solves a major iOS shortcoming....
App Spotlight: Create Email Groups on Your iPhone with MailShot 2.0

Review: Torchlight II action RPG is what Diablo III should be

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Despite the hype and mountains of cash made by Diablo 3, the finished product left a lot of people tasting brimstone and ashes. Between the Auction House, online DRM requirements, hacked accounts and host of other disappointments, Blizzard's bruiser broke as many hearts as it won. But there are...
Review: Torchlight II action RPG is what Diablo III should be

Elon Musk Wants To 'Bury The Hatchet' With The New York Times

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk is ready to stop arguing with the New York Times over the newspaper's controversial review of the electric Model S, he tweeted this afternoon: Enough sour grapes from @nytjamescobb (auto ed) and a few others to start a winery. Can we just bury hatchet & move...
Elon Musk Wants To 'Bury The Hatchet' With The New York Times

Cranial Drilling Device puts a hole in skulls, not brains

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If you told us on Monday that we'd be capping our week off by checking out an innovative cranial drill, we likely would have just stared at you funny. But here were are and here it is, a device referred to, quite straightforwardly, as the Cranial Drilling Device with...
Cranial Drilling Device puts a hole in skulls, not brains

HTC hits back at Nokia with German patent infringement litigation

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On Tuesday it became clear at the Mannheim Regional Court that HTC is under significant pressure to take a royalty-bearing patent license from Nokia. But the Taiwanese multi-platform wireless device maker is trying to get at least some leverage through offensive actions of its own. HTC also countersued Apple in...
HTC hits back at Nokia with German patent infringement litigation

Inside the second: Gaming performance with today's CPUs

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This story was brought to you by our friends at The Tech Report. You can visit the original story here.As you may know, a while back, we came to some difficult realizations about the validity of our methods for testing PC gaming performance. In my article Inside the second: A...
Inside the second: Gaming performance with today's CPUs

3 Cool Tips To Get More Out of Your Bookmarks in Chrome

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Bookmarks are definitely one of the most widely used features of the modern browsers. You can use them to remember a page you just found, or to create a list of pages that you might want to read later or simply create bookmarks for easy access to pages that you...
3 Cool Tips To Get More Out of Your Bookmarks in Chrome

Translator App Waygo Reads Chinese Menus For Hungry Travelers

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As anyone who has ever studied Chinese knows, it’s an onerous language to learn–especially on an empty stomach. That’s where Waygo comes in. The translation iOS app makes life easier for travelers by using optical character recognition to read menu items written in Chinese characters. For a demonstration of how it...
Translator App Waygo Reads Chinese Menus For Hungry Travelers
Thanks, Oracle: New Java malware protection undone by old-school attack

Gadgetwise Blog: A Big Sensor, a High Price but a Shortcoming

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The Nikon Coolpix A is the latest compact camera with a big sensor to hit the market. But something is missing here....
Gadgetwise Blog: A Big Sensor, a High Price but a Shortcoming

Samsung: Galaxy S III sales expected to total 10 million by July

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Korea's golden goose is on track to drop its 10 millionth Galaxy S III by July, according to Samsung mobile head Shin Jong-kyun. The expectation comes despite limited supply, fueled by a component shortage at the smartphone giant. Regardless of this notable shortcoming, Samsung has wasted no time getting...
Samsung: Galaxy S III sales expected to total 10 million by July

It’s the Social Media Strategy Struggle

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I had a fascinating conversation on the first day of SXSW with Ryan McCormack of Sequence, a brand experience strategy and design firm in San Francisco, about social media strategy. My question to him was something my own company struggles with: “Where does strategy end and where do tactics begin?...
It’s the Social Media Strategy Struggle

Is this the death of voice mail?

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According to Vonage, people are leaving fewer voice mails, and retrieving fewer, too. And this could be the sign of an even greater culture shortcoming. [Read more]...
Is this the death of voice mail?

Facebook Plays Catch-Up With Ad Targeting and Bidding

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Facebook announced on Wednesday that it would allow advertisers to bid on highly targeted ads. The surprising thing isn't that the social network is making a major change in its ad sales strategy, but that it isn’t already doing what rivals Google, Yahoo and AOL have done for years.  The new program, called Facebook Exchange, offers...
Facebook Plays Catch-Up With Ad Targeting and Bidding
Amazon's Cloud Drive adds file syncing, moves closer to a viable Dropbox replacement
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