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Qualcomm Atheros intros 802.11ac Wi-Fi ecosystem

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Qualcomm Atheros has announced its plans for a full product ecosystem to support 802.11ac, the gigabit successor to 802.11n. Heading the lineup is its new WCN3680 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/FM module that OEMís can pair with devices shipping with Qualcommís next-generation Snapdragon S4 dual- and quad-core mobile processors. The new Wi-Fi standard can...
Qualcomm Atheros intros 802.11ac Wi-Fi ecosystem

Exec now allows you to "hire" someone to do charitable volunteer work on your behalf

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We’ve told you about San Francisco based company Exec before and how its CEO, Justin Kan, is dedicated to providing an easy tool to get jobs, tasks and errands done in a snap. I sat down with Kan this week and we discussed Exec’s latest promotion, the ability to hire...
Exec now allows you to "hire" someone to do charitable volunteer work on your behalf
This Snapchat video will destruct in 5... 4... 3... 2... haha took a screenshot
Even in the red, StockTouch makes stock market look good

Deezer launches Windows 8 app for its on-demand music streaming service ahead of Spotify and Rdio

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On-demand music streaming service Deezer has launched an app for Windows 8 today, grabbing an early lead over rivals Spotify and Rdio. The app is available to users in more than 180 countries, although there’s still no word on a wider release in what could be its most important market...
Deezer launches Windows 8 app for its on-demand music streaming service ahead of Spotify and Rdio

This App Can Call Up To 100 Phone Numbers At Once

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James Gosling, the creator of programming language Java, has a new startup called CareZone. CareZone helps you manage a family member's medical information. It makes it a snap to keep track of medications, doctor appointments, and emergency contact information. It also has an interesting feature which is meant to help...
This App Can Call Up To 100 Phone Numbers At Once

The Real Story Behind Snapchat Leaked

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(Photo: BBC/Snapchats Leaked) Over the past 24 hours, the biggest fear of every avid Snapchat user came to fruition. The sexy, silly and innocuous photos sent using the buzzy app were being submitted for all to see and share  on Snapchat Leaked, a website that collected and published user-submitted screenshots. It garnered worldwide...
The Real Story Behind Snapchat Leaked
My iMac and ChromeBook just hooked up. And I like it!

iFixit tears into the new iPod touch, bemoans lack of repairability

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The folks over at iFixit have gotten their tool-sporting hands all over the new iPod touch, giving Apple's latest music player the customary detailed teardown. The alien autopsy-esque dissection reveals the device's A5 processor, flash memory from Toshiba and a lot of parts secured firmly in place. The latter,...
iFixit tears into the new iPod touch, bemoans lack of repairability

Booting Up: Charged Edition

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"Low Bat" (http://www.flickr.com/people/saschaaa/) Little improvement in battery life yields opportunity for alternative, portable energy creating devices [Wall Street Journal] 'In the gray area between audacious projects and pure science fiction:' Google aims to solve the world's problems with new experimental forum [Google Blog] Snap and search for very specific cuisine...
Booting Up: Charged Edition

Hardware roundup: Say hello to the latest Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 devices

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It’s been a wild morning on the hardware front. If you are a bit confused, don’t fret, as TNW has prepared this short roundup to get you up to speed. For backstory on why tablets are a key component of the Windows 8 hardware ecosystem, head here. For an overview...
Hardware roundup: Say hello to the latest Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 devices

RIM busts Mr. Blurrycam, patents tech to 'prevent inconspicuous use of cameras'

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RIM's own smartphones have been the target of many a "Mr. Blurrycam" snap, but a new feature could put an end to "inconspicuous" shooting, according to a patent issued today. The tool would be in line with the company's mission to protect corporations from security vulnerabilities, which include not...
RIM busts Mr. Blurrycam, patents tech to 'prevent inconspicuous use of cameras'
CloudOn expands app to build on 'Office as a platform'

This Startup Is Fixing A Major Problem With The Kindle Fire (AMZN)

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When Amazon decided to fork Android and build its own operating system, it ended up missing out on some key parts of the Android ecosystem, according to Ted Morgan, CEO of Skyhook Wireless. It didn't get the Android Market, it didn't get Google Maps, and it didn't get location...
This Startup Is Fixing A Major Problem With The Kindle Fire (AMZN)

BookBook for iPhone 5 now shipping, rear camera hole and all (hands-on)

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It took a little longer than some of those other cases, but Twelve South's BookBook for iPhone 5 is now shipping en masse. Some of those who pre-ordered began receiving their units as early as last week, but if you missed that wave, there's no need to gesture for...
BookBook for iPhone 5 now shipping, rear camera hole and all (hands-on)

Blog Post: A billion Office documents on SkyDrive, now with easier collaboration

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Last week Office 365 Home Premium launched and we've seen a lot of enthusiasm over the seamless integration of SkyDrive for saving and sharing your docs. Recently we reached a big milestone; our customers are now storing over a billion Office documents on SkyDrive! We're really excited about the feedback...
Blog Post: A billion Office documents on SkyDrive, now with easier collaboration

6 Ways to Recruit Talent for Startups

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Small startups rarely have a recruiting professional on their team — or even someone who has enough spare time to imitate a recruiting professional. That’s one reason why it can be hard for small growing companies to compete for top talent with larger companies’ HR departments.One effective strategy is...
6 Ways to Recruit Talent for Startups
TechCrunch Primer: A Crash Course In Cool Camera Apps
For Pinterest, Revenue Would Turn Copyright Questions Into Problems

Here's How Easy It Is To Download Any Video On YouTube (GOOG)

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Have you ever wanted to download a YouTube video to watch later? What about just downloading the audio? There's a wonderful extension for Firefox called YouTube MP3 Podcaster that makes both processes a snap (try to look past the clunky name, it works really well). All you need to do...
Here's How Easy It Is To Download Any Video On YouTube (GOOG)

ThingsWeStart: Kickstarter projects mapped by location

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Want to look at Kickstarter in a whole new way? This map interface makes discovering projects by geographical area a snap. [Read more]...
ThingsWeStart: Kickstarter projects mapped by location

How Totally Paranoid People Stay Safe Online

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It's more important than ever to make smart decisions about your privacy online. You don't have to get carried away with it, but you could probably stand to use some of the same tools that security-obsessed folks use every day. Here are some utilities to help keep your identity to...
How Totally Paranoid People Stay Safe Online
This Is How It Feels When Your Startup Fails

Easily Create Awesome Charts & Graphs With Tableau Public

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Data visualization and analysis is extremely important in today’s information driven world. Such feats have given insights into various aspects of human life and, if utilized properly, can help to make the world a better place. Hans Rosling’s TED talk is a testimony to this fact. There are plenty of...
Easily Create Awesome Charts & Graphs With Tableau Public

How much better is GPS over Wi-Fi positioning? Yelp knows

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When you have millions of location data points, figuring out how much more accurate GPS is compared to Wi-Fi is a snap. Luckily, Yelp just happens to have that type of data, captured through users of its app who check-in at various business locations. Earlier this week, the company scoured the...
How much better is GPS over Wi-Fi positioning? Yelp knows
Polar Hits 1 Million Votes, Illustrates How To Develop A Truly Successful Mobile-First App

Call in podcast: T-Mobile iPhone and the best Android keyboard

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It’s another edition of the weekly call-in show where we answer your tech questions. We start off the show with the big news that T-Mobile finally has its own iPhone and LTE network. Then we get right into your questions about another CDMA Nexus phone, Chromebook tips, and what’s the...
Call in podcast: T-Mobile iPhone and the best Android keyboard

Heroku now lets you play with your data without making a mess

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Heroku, the platform as a service owned by Salefroce.com has introduced a nifty new feature for people who want to play around with their data. The service, called Fork, let’s companies make a copy of their data that they can messwith and change without it affecting their production database. From...
Heroku now lets you play with your data without making a mess

Cool Capture: Raindrops

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It's Winter in the Northern hemisphere, but stormy weather happens year-round. We asked you to upload your stormy weather pics to our Cool Capture community group and tag your Instagram pics with #CoolCapture. Looks like there's rain on the horizon, since we spotted a lot of drops in your...
Cool Capture: Raindrops

Snapguide wants to turn all of us into guides with simple tools to create How-Tos

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The “How-To market” spans all types of verticals such as cooking, technology, and arts and crafts. If you’re like me, you’ve probably typed “how to _______” into Google at some point to figure out how to do something, such as bake the perfect loaf of bread. There are some sites...
Snapguide wants to turn all of us into guides with simple tools to create How-Tos
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