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'Clone by phone' makes for faster vaccine preparation
Startups Are Getting Sick Of NYC's Dirty, Overcrowded Coworking Spaces

Facebook shares stats about businesses using pages and promoted posts

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Facebook today announced that more than 300,000 pages have promoted 2.5 million posts since Promoted Posts launched for businesses in June. More than one-quarter of those businesses have been new advertisers on Facebook. The stats, shared Facebook’s Director of Global SMB Markets Dan Levy at BIA/Kelsey’s Interactive Local Media West...
Facebook shares stats about businesses using pages and promoted posts
More than half of U.S. smartphone owners use YouTube app

InstaSale: Chirpify Takes Its In-Stream Commerce Service To Instagram As Its Twitter Service Continues To Fly

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Chirpify, the social commerce platform that launched six months ago as the only in-stream way to make purchases on Twitter, is now starting to spread its wings: today the company is announcing that it has integrated with Instagram, the photo sharing service owned by Facebook. The move means that people...
InstaSale: Chirpify Takes Its In-Stream Commerce Service To Instagram As Its Twitter Service Continues To Fly
BRACING FOR DISASTER: How Bad Will Apple's Earnings Be?

Microsoft really wants students to use Office 365, offers 6 months free & 20GB SkyDrive storage

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                   Sept. 9 - 10, 2013       San Francisco, CA           Early Bird Tickets on Sale Microsoft has launched a new campaign to hook students on Office 365 University by offering up six months of the service and an extra 20GB of SkyDrive cloud storage for free....
Microsoft really wants students to use Office 365, offers 6 months free & 20GB SkyDrive storage
Fab, A Design Site That Raised $156 Million To Compete With Ikea, Now Has 10 Million Members

Urban Tour Guide Game StrayBoots Launches Out Of SMS; iPhone App Available Now

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Not many game makers launch exclusively onto SMS (yes, SMS), but the guys over at Strayboots felt that their interactive urban tour guide games would only catch on if everyone had the opportunity to play. Six months later, however, Strayboots is poised to announce the latest iteration of the game:...
Urban Tour Guide Game StrayBoots Launches Out Of SMS; iPhone App Available Now

Hipstamatic expands Snap, its iPad Magazine, to the iPhone and Web in search of more readers

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Since debuting on the iPad back in May, Snap, a mobile photography magazine created by Instagram competitor Hipstamatic, is launching on the iPhone and Web to expand its potential readership. As we previously explained, Snap isn’t just a giant gallery of vintage-inspired images; it’s a monthly culture and lifestyle magazine that explores artists,...
Hipstamatic expands Snap, its iPad Magazine, to the iPhone and Web in search of more readers

Return of the $79.99 Roku-Hulu Plus combo deal

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Once again, Roku has teamed up with Hulu for a great bundle, which includes six months of Hulu Plus and an HDMI cable. [Read more]...
Return of the $79.99 Roku-Hulu Plus combo deal
Satarii turns to Kickstarter to help design its newest Swivl

The Top 10 Tech Companies Whose Employees Are Most Optimistic About Their Future (GOOG, YHOO, AMZN, SAP, AAPL, QCOM)

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Glassdoor just released its ranking of the top 10 tech companies with the best business outlook in the next six months, as rated by the firms' own staff. Employees that work at these companies are optimistic because they are working on the latest and greatest in technology, they are inspired by...
The Top 10 Tech Companies Whose Employees Are Most Optimistic About Their Future (GOOG, YHOO, AMZN, SAP, AAPL, QCOM)

Under fire US Attorney breaks her silence to defend prosecution of Aaron Swartz

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Five days after the death of Aaron Swartz, the widely-heralded computer programmer, US Attorney Carmen Ortiz, who led the prosecution against him has broken her silence and defended the efforts of authorities on the case against him. Ortiz has been widely criticized for using the case in order to make an example of...
Under fire US Attorney breaks her silence to defend prosecution of Aaron Swartz

Adobe Acquires Ideacodes

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Adobe’s design firm acquisition spree has claimed another company. Adobe on Tuesday purchased San Francisco-based design consultancy Ideacodes for an undisclosed sum. The company, a boutique user-experience design outfit, and its co-founders Emily Chang and Max Kiesler will be rolled into Adobe’s Creative Cloud team. Ideacodes is Adobe’s third design-related...
Adobe Acquires Ideacodes

Amazon scales up its Cloud Player music app for the iPad and iPad mini

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Amazon’s streaming music service, Cloud Player, has been available on iOS for more than six months, but designed for an iPhone or iPod touch screen. But as of Wednesday, it’s now optimized for both the larger display of the iPad and the slightly smaller iPad mini, Amazon announced Wednesday. The...
Amazon scales up its Cloud Player music app for the iPad and iPad mini

Apple-Samsung judge considers possible juror misconduct

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The judge who presided over the patent litigation between Apple and Samsung Electronics said she will consider Samsung's concern that the foreman of the jury had concealed relevant information. A jury in California decided in August that the South Korean company must pay Apple US$1.05 billion for infringing several...
Apple-Samsung judge considers possible juror misconduct
In 'Riot,' anarchy is a game

Sharp says there is "material doubt" over its corporate survival

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Sharp, the century-old stalwart of Japanese electronics, is in deep trouble. On Thursday, the company said it sustained a ¥249.1 billion ($3.12 billion) loss for its latest quarter, the second year it had suffered record deficits. The company still has about $10 billion of debt. "As operating and net loss...
Sharp says there is "material doubt" over its corporate survival
Nikon's J3 and S1 interchangeable lens cameras offer the V2's power for less
Verizon Wireless says 4G LTE rollout to be completed by mid-2013

Intel appoints Krzanich CEO

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After a vetting process that lasted a little more than six months, Intel has named Brian Krzanich as its next CEO, succeeding Paul Otellini, who will officially hand over the reins of the chip giant at the company's annual stockholders' meeting on May 16....
Intel appoints Krzanich CEO
Microsoft shipped 900,000 Surface tablets in Q1, says IDC

Facebook Tries Letting You Pay To Guarantee Message Delivery, Changes Messaging Privacy Settings

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Sometimes you need to message a non-friend, and today Facebook starts testing if it can make a little money and cut spam by asking you to pay to ensure the recipient sees it. Facebook’s also changing everyone’s privacy settings into dynamic filters that let “relevant” messages through. These moves address...
Facebook Tries Letting You Pay To Guarantee Message Delivery, Changes Messaging Privacy Settings
Babble curtails language learning costs using iPad subscriptions

Microsoft sells more than 100M Windows 8 licenses in 6 months

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The sales milestone is on par with the number of Windows 7 licenses sold in its first six months on the market. [Read more]...
Microsoft sells more than 100M Windows 8 licenses in 6 months

Social App Pheed Brings Streaming Pay-Per-View to Mobile

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There’s a reason social app Pheed has catered to the creative community in the six months since it launched. It’s an amalgam of sites like Instagram and video and audio sharing apps, where creatives can retain rights to their content and monetize it if they want. Think of it as...
Social App Pheed Brings Streaming Pay-Per-View to Mobile

SOL Republic's Tracks HD headphones - funky, great sound...and indestructible?

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I don’t know about you, but I’ve got a bit of a love-hate relationship going on with headphones. I love them insofar as I need them. I have three pairs, as it happens – one rather chunky set of over-ear headphones for home, which cost me around £30 ($50), I...
SOL Republic's Tracks HD headphones - funky, great sound...and indestructible?

Asana finally takes its task-management app to Android

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Asana is one startup we’ve had our eye on for a while, Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz’s slick collaborative task and project management app. It actually started off as a side-project while Moskovitz was still at Facebook. And today Asana has finally landed on Android, 15 months after its first foray...
Asana finally takes its task-management app to Android

Estimates peg 59M Windows 8 devices in use

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Microsoft this week said that it had sold 100 million licenses of Windows 8 in the operating system's first six months. But how many copies are being used?...
Estimates peg 59M Windows 8 devices in use
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