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Online Ads Suck! Steelhouse Unveils A2 Platform to Simplify Rich Media Ad Creation, Save an Industry

Jeremy Lin will miss rest of regular season for New York Knicks with knee surgery

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Linsanity is on hold as New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin is sidelined for six weeks with knee surgery, missing rest of regular season and probably playoffs tooJeremy Lin will miss the rest of the regular season because he needs knee surgery that will sideline him six weeks and could leave...
Jeremy Lin will miss rest of regular season for New York Knicks with knee surgery

Google's BigQuery Gets Big Dashboards and Expanded Multiple Queries

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Google has been busy adding features to its BigQuery service in the six weeks since it became available. There are new visualization dashboards, the ability to process more concurrent queries and additional commands. Clearly, Google is trying to make this a go-to service for ad hoc data processing. Let's look...
Google's BigQuery Gets Big Dashboards and Expanded Multiple Queries

Hootsuite furthers China push with Renren, China's Facebook, and Traditional Chinese support

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Social media management service Hootsuite has burrowed itself further into China’s unique Internet space after it added support for Renren, commonly known as the country’s Facebook, and Simplified Chinese language. The moves come some six weeks after it took its first step to serve those with interests in China when it...
Hootsuite furthers China push with Renren, China's Facebook, and Traditional Chinese support

Rethink Digg Survey Says: 92 Percent of Respondents Wouldn't Recommend Digg to a Friend

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(Photo: Rethink Digg) Looks like the ambitious and hardworking folks behind Rethink Digg have their work cut out for them. On Friday, the team–which is tasked with revamping the ailing social news site in just six weeks–released a survey to gather user feedback on the current and future status of...
Rethink Digg Survey Says: 92 Percent of Respondents Wouldn't Recommend Digg to a Friend

YC Demo Day Session 3: Crowdtilt, Flypad, Carsabi, Anyperk, TiKL, Dealupa, Priceonomics

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Crowdfunding, gaming, finding deals, and decorating your office  – these are some of the ideas powering the startups in Y Combinator’s Winter 2012 Demo Day session three. We’re here at Mountain View’s Computer History Museum covering the flurry of launches, and investors are salivating. You can read our coverage of...
YC Demo Day Session 3: Crowdtilt, Flypad, Carsabi, Anyperk, TiKL, Dealupa, Priceonomics

CK-12′s 'Get-Real' competition aims to test students use of tech and K-12 concepts in the real world

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Education technology company CK-12 has launched a student competition, called “Get-Real“, to see who can come up with the best real-world application of a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) concept they’ve learned. The incentive to participate is high as the winning submission will receive not only a prize for themselves,...
CK-12′s 'Get-Real' competition aims to test students use of tech and K-12 concepts in the real world

LivingSocial cuts 400 staffers, Seattle office takes a hit

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LivingSocial, the Washington D.C.-based daily deals site, has laid off 400 staffers as it aims to turn a profit, a spokesperson tells All Things D. That amounts to a 10 percent cutback, leaving the company with about 4,100 employees. Backed by Amazon.com, LivingSocial operates a branch office in Seattle, which...
LivingSocial cuts 400 staffers, Seattle office takes a hit

Did Zynga Pay Too Much For Draw Something Maker?

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Zynga acquired the maker of the runaway hit mobile game Draw Something for a reported $180 million. In addition to the purchase price, Zynga will pay $30 million in employee retention bonuses as part of its acquisition of OMGPOP, a 40-employee New York City shop, according to AllThingsD. The move...
Did Zynga Pay Too Much For Draw Something Maker?

Whatever You Do, Don't Buy An iPhone Right Now (AAPL)

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Apple and some of its carrier and retail partners are cutting the price of the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 by as much as $50, just a month before the company is expected to announce its next-generation iPhone. Yes, it's a tempting price. But don't give in. It's all but...
Whatever You Do, Don't Buy An iPhone Right Now (AAPL)

BBC iPlayer will allow radio content to be downloaded for offline access from 2014

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The BBC launched its new standalone iPlayer Radio app for UK users last October, kicking off with iOS. While the Android incarnation finally followed suit in May this year, both apps still lacked one significant feature – downloads. As things stand, you must have an Internet connection (WiFi or 3G/4G)...
BBC iPlayer will allow radio content to be downloaded for offline access from 2014

A Chevy Volt Owner Shows Us His Mileage

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Last week ago I mentioned the strange "controversy" over the Chevy Volt. This car is the brainchild of a lifelong auto enthusiast who is also a political conservative, but to the right-wing media it has become a whipping boy and symbol of pinko environmentalist over-reach.My friend Garrett Gruener, a successful...
A Chevy Volt Owner Shows Us His Mileage

Betaworks' News.Me Team Is Rebuilding An All-New Digg, Launching August 1

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News updates from Fast Company.The team at News.me, a mobile news app from NYC tech incubator Betaworks, says we'll see a completely rebuilt version of Digg on August 1, built out in just six weeks by their team of 10. We already knew Betaworks was going to put the News.me...
Betaworks' News.Me Team Is Rebuilding An All-New Digg, Launching August 1
Does RIM shocker imply wider handset market deterioration?

Raspberry Pi's $25 PC to Be Back on Sale in a Month

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A new supply of the US$25 Raspberry Pi Linux PC, which sold out minutes after going on sale Wednesday, should be available in a month to six weeks, the nonprofit......
Raspberry Pi's $25 PC to Be Back on Sale in a Month

SOURCE: Music Service MOG Has Been Acquired By Beats Audio

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We've heard from a single source that subscription music service MOG has been acquired by audio technology company Beats Audio, which is part owned by phone maker HTC. It's only one source, so we'd categorize it as a rumor at this point. MOG would not comment, saying only, "We’re...
SOURCE: Music Service MOG Has Been Acquired By Beats Audio

One Horrifying Account Of Working At Zynga

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Divorce, alcoholism, and near worthless stock are the rewards for 11 hour days prepping for a game launch at Zynga, according to one anonymous Quora user whose company was bought by the gaming giant. The answer was called “butthurt” by one responder. “Sorry you’re not a millionaire after a year...
One Horrifying Account Of Working At Zynga
H&R Block tax filing blunder could delay 600,000 returns for four to six weeks
How the new Digg digs up its top stories -- without your help, thank you very much

Google overload, or, if we never see Sergey Brin’s adorable face again, it’ll be too soon

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There was a time when summer was slow. News would lull. Folks would go on vacation. Not this year. Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, and now Google have conspired to work technology journalists to death over the past six weeks or so. And this week was Google’s week to hammer another...
Google overload, or, if we never see Sergey Brin’s adorable face again, it’ll be too soon

UltraViolet Hits 800k Digital Media Locker Accounts, Added 50k In The Last Six Weeks

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UltraViolet might sound too good to be true, but the service is growing. More Blu-ray titles are featuring the digital media option and consumers are at least trying the movie industry’s alternative to, well, piracy. iSupply just announced that there are now more than 800,000 household accounts, up from 750,000...
UltraViolet Hits 800k Digital Media Locker Accounts, Added 50k In The Last Six Weeks

The New Digg Arrives Ahead Of Schedule

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After just six weeks of hard work, Digg‘s new owners at Betaworks just flipped the switch and re-launched the site. The new Digg was originally scheduled to launch tomorrow, but despite the tight deadline, the Digg team managed to get this completely rewritten version of the site out ahead of...
The New Digg Arrives Ahead Of Schedule

TechForward Wins $27M In Lawsuit Against Best Buy Over Stolen Trade Secrets

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Score one for the small guys. Startup TechForward just won a huge lawsuit against electronics retailer Best Buy over misappropriated trade secrets. The judge has awarded TechForward $22 million in damages, as well as another $5 million in punitive damages. Here’s the background. In 2009, Best Buy and TechForward, which...
TechForward Wins $27M In Lawsuit Against Best Buy Over Stolen Trade Secrets

SCREENSHOTS: The New Digg Is Here!

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Today marks a new start for Digg.  Just six short weeks ago, Digg was bought by Betaworks and it immediately launched aggressive plans to relaunch the site in six weeks. And we will admit, we are impressed with the new site and app. The social bookmarking site has a new lease...
SCREENSHOTS: The New Digg Is Here!

Samsung confirms next Galaxy Note will be unveiled August 29 in Germany

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Thursday saw plenty of speculation about exactly what Samsung is launching at the media event it has arranged for German consumer electronics show IFA, and now the company has come clean and confirmed it will unveil the next version of the Galaxy Note ‘phablet’ on August 29 at the event....
Samsung confirms next Galaxy Note will be unveiled August 29 in Germany

Peer Pressure: What Microloans And Your Next Group Purchase Might Have In Common

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Crowdtilt is a platform anyone can use to raise money for anything. Sound familiar? Kickstarter shares the same crowdfunding focus. But what sets Crowdtilt apart from its better-known competitor is something that one of its cofounders, James Beshara, picked up as a microloans collection officer in South Africa: peer pressure....
Peer Pressure: What Microloans And Your Next Group Purchase Might Have In Common

SocialPing Elegantly Monitors Brands and Terms on Twitter

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There are a ton of social media monitoring tools out there, from the enterprise class tools, including Radian 6, Alterian and Scoutlabs to consumer-focused apps, including one I'd long relied on, TweetBeep, which would send me alerts by e-mail when keywords flowed through Twitter. But TweetBeep first became unreliable, and...
SocialPing Elegantly Monitors Brands and Terms on Twitter

Can Apple, Amazon and Google's new mini-tablets revive the news industry?

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Apps on cheaper, portable computers could prove a boost for national newspapersAny news executives confident that the answer to falling print sales is more people using tablet computers should be delighted by the next six weeks or so. On Thursday, Amazon's Jeff Bezos is expected to unwrap a new version...
Can Apple, Amazon and Google's new mini-tablets revive the news industry?

How Start-Up Chile Is Attracting Startups From Singapore, London, and San Francisco

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Socialance is a startup out of London that has moved to Santiago, Chile, for six months. The reason for the move is pretty straightforward: Start-Up Chile is giving the company $40,000 without taking any equity stake. And the rent is relatively cheap. Start-Up Chile, which was here at Disrupt San...
How Start-Up Chile Is Attracting Startups From Singapore, London, and San Francisco

Now You Can Tweet Right-To-Left

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With the help of some clever engineering and six weeks of work by 13,000 volunteer translators, Twitter now supports Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew and Urdu and allows right-to-left and left-to-right languages to exist happily in the same tweet. This makes 28 languages in which Twitter is available....
Now You Can Tweet Right-To-Left
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?