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Square now available at Walgreens, Staples and FedEx Office

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While a roster of competitors are trying to get their foot in the mobile payments door, Square's busy getting a foothold in retail stores. With Walgreens, Staples and FedEx Office locations now carrying the credit card reader, it's available at more than 20,000 physical shops throughout the US --...
Square now available at Walgreens, Staples and FedEx Office

Matthieu ROBERT: Google Envelopes turns Gmail into snail mail, wraps it in precisely routed Maps printout

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Matthieu ROBERT: Google Envelopes turns Gmail into snail mail, wraps it in precisely routed Maps printout

This Startup Can Prevent Online Stalking

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Whether you like it or not, your personal information is out there in public and is being sold online. It can cost a lot of money to scrape that information off, not to mention a lot of effort. To make it easier to clean up the information trail, Rob Leshner...
This Startup Can Prevent Online Stalking

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?
Sush.io wants to offer offer Mint.com and IFTTT in a single app
Why I chose a crappy Kindle over the iPad for my kid

This Startup Picks Up Your Snail Mail And Converts It Into Email

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Let's face it. No one likes physical mail, and a lot of it ends up being pure junk. Enter mail digitizing startup Outbox, which is launching in San Francisco today, Anthony Ha of TechCrunch reports. Here's how it works. Outbox drops by your house three days a week to pick...
This Startup Picks Up Your Snail Mail And Converts It Into Email
RetailMeNot Could Shred The Paper Coupon Biz With Credit Card-Integrated On and Offline Discounts

Paperless Postal System Zumbox Raises $10 Million Series C

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Zumbox, the company which delivers your postal mail online in a digital format, has just closed a $10 million Series C round of funding, bringing its total raise to date to $28 million. The round included participation from Zumbox CEO John Payne, who put in his own money, as well as...
Paperless Postal System Zumbox Raises $10 Million Series C

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, HPQ)

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Good morning! We gathered the news below. After, come back to SAI all day for live news and analysis. @Pontifex will live on, if the next pope wants. The New Yorker's James Surowiecki: "Apple's competitors are finally doing a better job of making the kinds of phones that customers want."...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, HPQ)
Zumbox deals $10 million blow to on-the-ropes USPS
Direct Mail Ain’t Dead, Says Facebook

6 Apps That Will Unclutter Your Life

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A few apps were made to de-clutter your inbox, desk and life. Here are a few that have been tested and praised as sanity-savers by the tech team at Business Insider.  Swizzle cleans up email spam by removing your name from multiple email lists at once. Swizzle is a...
6 Apps That Will Unclutter Your Life

The Internet is changing education, but are the old institutions ready for it?

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We’ve come to a moment in history where exploring new skills and expanding our knowledge isn’t confined to a specific place or time – an evolution of correspondence courses due in large part to the World Wide Web. It is now not only easier to acquire knowledge in a variety...
The Internet is changing education, but are the old institutions ready for it?
Snail Mail Election Fail: 21% Of Absentee Ballots Not Counted

Juggle launches to help the UK public ‘get things done’ ahead of imminent arrival of TaskRabbit

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If you find yourself wondering where time goes and wishing you could have a few extra hours in the day to get things done, then the Juggle app from LetsAllShare could be what you are looking for. Launched in time to defend the UK shores from the imminent arrival of...
Juggle launches to help the UK public ‘get things done’ ahead of imminent arrival of TaskRabbit

Foursquare's Business Verification Service Checks You Out Before Checking You In

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Foursquare launched a new online verification service on Tuesday, allowing businesses to sign up for the company’s partner toolkit — which includes real-time analytics and loyalty program options — faster than previously possible. For a one-time $10 fee, partners can verify that they are indeed a legitimate local business that...
Foursquare's Business Verification Service Checks You Out Before Checking You In

Sincerely’s Mobile Postcards Now Offer Tracking, Scannable Stamps & A Little Something Called “Magic”

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Sincerely, the startup behind a range of photo-printing and greeting card mobile apps, including Postagram, PopBooth, Sincerely Ink and Dotti, is today rolling out a major update to its Postagram product which will introduce post office tracking for its cards as well as scannable QR codes – which the company is cleverly not planning to...
Sincerely’s Mobile Postcards Now Offer Tracking, Scannable Stamps & A Little Something Called “Magic”
Amicus puts the 'fun' back in social fundraising

How One NYC Agency Helped Google Collect Kids’ Drawings

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The winning doodle, by Dylan Hoffman, Age 7. (googleblog.blogspot.com) Last week, Google announced the winner of Doodle4Google, the company's annual contest that solicits drawings from students in grades K-12. After collecting 114,000 submissions from kids all over the country, Google and some guest judges--including Katy Perry and Jordin Sparks--selected Wisconsin...
How One NYC Agency Helped Google Collect Kids’ Drawings
My Teenage Son Does Not Know How To Mail A Letter - I Blame Technology

Reputation.com Buys Snail Mail Filtering App PaperKarma To Boost Its Mobile Privacy Management Business

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Reputation.com, the online identity and privacy startup, has bought PaperKarma, a mobile app built to help users identify and then stop spammy snail mail. In a letter to users (embedded below), PaperKarma’s founders Sean Mortazavi and Brendan Ribera say that the app will continue to work as before; but...
Reputation.com Buys Snail Mail Filtering App PaperKarma To Boost Its Mobile Privacy Management Business

Sprint offering up to a $100 discount to select upgrade eligible customers

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Sprint is showing its loyal customers some appreciation in the coming weeks with SprintFeed informing us starting Feb. 5 select customers will receive a discount up to $100. The discounts will come in $25, $50, and $100 and will be offered to select “upgrade eligible customers that are at...
Sprint offering up to a $100 discount to select upgrade eligible customers
Outbox Rolls Out In San Francisco: Plans To Bring Snail Mail Into The Digital Age

The US Postal Service's Business Model Is Outdated. Is It Time To Wind It Down Or Privatize It?

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Just recently, we discussed whether or not ceasing Saturday delivery was a good idea or not for the USPS. John Potter, the US Postmaster General, recently said that the postal service's business model is as outdated as the newspaper industry's. Potter said: "Twenty years ago we would laugh at the...
The US Postal Service's Business Model Is Outdated. Is It Time To Wind It Down Or Privatize It?

Foursquare Launches $10 Instant Verification Service For Businesses

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Foursquare is enhancing its feature set for businesses today, with the introduction of a new verification service for merchants. The company says that for a one-time, $10 fee, owners and managers will now be able to instantly verify their business in order to start using Foursquare’s business tools, which include...
Foursquare Launches $10 Instant Verification Service For Businesses

ASimba: Google Maps Envelopes Concept Turns Gmail into Snail Mail [PICS]

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ASimba: Google Maps Envelopes Concept Turns Gmail into Snail Mail [PICS]

How to Get an Exporter Code in India for PayPal

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If you are based in India and want to withdraw money from PayPal to your local bank account (or your credit card), you need to have an Importer Exporter Code. The Importer Exporter Code, or IEC in short, is normally required by manufacturers and companies for international trade but with...
How to Get an Exporter Code in India for PayPal

IT'S OFFICIAL: iPad 3 Will Be Announced March 7 In San Francisco (AAPL)

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Apple just sent out invites for its iPad 3 announcement to various media outlets. It'll be March 7 in San Francisco at 10 a.m. Pacific. The invitation gives us a sneak peek at the iPad 3's rumored high-resolution screen.  It's pretty. You can see a screenshot of the invitation...
IT'S OFFICIAL: iPad 3 Will Be Announced March 7 In San Francisco (AAPL)

The new kings of Facebook spam

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The proposition to “see who’s been viewing your profile” seems benign enough. Problem is, that’s not even possible. By Daniel Roberts, reporter FORTUNE — Unlike in snail mail or e-mail, Facebook spam often depends on how smart — or hapless — your friends are. One vexing example is a type...
The new kings of Facebook spam
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