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King of Nerds Invents App That'll Get Him All The Girls At Debate Camp

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Clearly this kid is the exception, in that he is looking for more work to do. What were you doing with your time when you were 15 years old? Well, unless you were founding your very own startup, get ready to feel bad about yourself. Fast Company recently talked to Tanay Tandon, a...
King of Nerds Invents App That'll Get Him All The Girls At Debate Camp

Want Help Offsetting Your Transport-Based Carbon Footprint? GiveO2 Is An App For That

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GiveO2 is an app that calculates your transport-related carbon footprint. The app uses your smartphone’s 3G or GPS connection to track your daily movements and spits out an answer, explaining in grave detail just how much you’re destroying the world. Until now, calculating the carbon footprint of your daily commute...
Want Help Offsetting Your Transport-Based Carbon Footprint? GiveO2 Is An App For That

Windows 8: The disastrous result of Microsoft's gutless equivocation

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This is it. Today, Microsoft will release Windows 8, the fat fruit of more than three years of last-gasp labor to produce an operating system that can ensure Microsoft’s continued relevancy in a touch-oriented world. With PC sales stalled, and smartphones and tablets on target to outsell PCs in the...
Windows 8: The disastrous result of Microsoft's gutless equivocation

Burritob0t hands-on (video)

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ITP, or the Interactive Telecommunications Program at the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU churns out some of the most reliably interesting tech-centric artists in the world. Every so often, the school opens its doors to the public and the press and, of course, we jumped at the...
Burritob0t hands-on (video)
Better safe than Siri: Security firm says Apple voice assistant is risky

Clinch refreshes its social video-editing app to let you tap content posted on Twitter and Instagram

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We first reported on Clinch‘s social video editor when it hit the App Store back in September, a mobile app that helps its users create “enhanced video experiences”. In real terms, this means that Clinch combines videos, pictures and content from multiple sources, based on location and time, and can...
Clinch refreshes its social video-editing app to let you tap content posted on Twitter and Instagram

Amazon touts its Kindle Fire HD, spits in Apple's wheaties by mocking its product's lower pixel density

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It has only been a few days since Apple announced its new iPad mini tablet device and Amazon has decided to put a damper on the iPad mini’s introduction to the world. The company today is advertising its Kindle Fire HD tablet and compares it against the new iPad mini....
Amazon touts its Kindle Fire HD, spits in Apple's wheaties by mocking its product's lower pixel density

This vending machine spits out free cans of Pepsi in exchange for Facebook likes

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Pretty cool idea from marketing and communications agency TBWA Belgium for its client, Pepsi: a ‘Like Machine’ that doesn’t accept money but gives people a free can of soda in exchange for a Facebook like. It’s a step up from promo girls handing out free samples at intersections and shopping...
This vending machine spits out free cans of Pepsi in exchange for Facebook likes

RoboRomney Parody: Watch the Mitt Bot Agree With Anything You Like

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If last week’s memeification of fired Big Bird is any indication of a trend, this is the world’s first GIF elections and debate-watching now consists of sitting around waiting for your joke to go viral. RoboRomney, which you’re likely to start seeing in your Facebook Newsfeed, is on the more incisive end...
RoboRomney Parody: Watch the Mitt Bot Agree With Anything You Like
Kickfolio allows you to demo iOS apps in a browser
Bing spotlights celebrities and landmarks at center of search

Microsoft spits out 'browser choice' update to appease EC antitrust probe

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Surf's up as Google, Apple, Mozilla wash ashore in Windows Microsoft will begin asking European Union citizens which web browser they wish to use on Windows-based computers from today.…What is your recession sales strategy?...
Microsoft spits out 'browser choice' update to appease EC antitrust probe

Recruit.net Revamp Lets You Ping Friends About Their Jobs

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Recruit.net just rebuilt its site and underlying engine, in the hopes of attracting new users. The job search site is an aggregator pulling listings from job databases and individual job listings on corporate sites. This is how it hopes to differentiate from larger competitors like Monster and JobStreet, which display...
Recruit.net Revamp Lets You Ping Friends About Their Jobs

Instaprint spits out your Instagram photos Polaroid-style

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A new Kickstarter project by New York-based design firm Breakfast brings together the worlds of Instagram, Polaroid, and photo booths. [Read more]...
Instaprint spits out your Instagram photos Polaroid-style
Derek Holzer's optical hurdy gurdy hand-cranks light into sound

Curl-ing up with WebFinger and PubSubHubub

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This morning I've been playing around with WebFinger and PubSubHubub. One of the great things about open web APIs is that you can tinker around with them without even writing an application. Just use curl! Let's start with WebFinger. First, we need to figure out how to get my WebFinger...
Curl-ing up with WebFinger and PubSubHubub

SOASTA acquires LogNormal, launches real-time mobile analytics service dubbed mPulse

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SOASTA, which offers cloud testing products and services for consumer-facing Web and mobile apps, is today announced that it has acquired a company called LogNormal, which specializes website performance measurement based on “real” user behaviour. LogNormal was co-founded by Buddy Brewer and Philip Tellis, two former Yahoo employees who made...
SOASTA acquires LogNormal, launches real-time mobile analytics service dubbed mPulse

Google Threatens To Sue Huge YouTube MP3 Conversion Site

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YouTube is without doubt the biggest free resource of videos and music available online today. It can be enjoyed on the site itself, embedded in any webpage, or accessed via YouTube’s Application Programming Interface. This API, as it’s better known, provides web developers with access to certain YouTube features, but...
Google Threatens To Sue Huge YouTube MP3 Conversion Site
Video-game vets offer peek at ‘Techpocalypse,’ based on real-world map data
Square Is On An Engineering Hiring Blitz, Time To Fill Up That New Office

AT&T plans on equipping all of its retail stores with iPads, to replace bulky cash registers

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If you don’t live in an overly techy city like San Francisco or New York, you probably haven’t experienced what it’s like to walk into a store that doesn’t have a cash register. You know, those bulky, ugly machines that rings you up and swipes your credit card or spits...
AT&T plans on equipping all of its retail stores with iPads, to replace bulky cash registers
Groupon snatches up local-data startup Hyperpublic for better deal targeting

Presenting The First Camera That Describes Pictures For You

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Using a webcam and some scraps from the junk shelf at school, NYU graduate student Matt Richardson created a camera that spits out a written description of an image within a minute of you taking it. For now this sci-fi concept relies on a rather mundane process, transmitting the image...
Presenting The First Camera That Describes Pictures For You
This funky little cube prints your texts and photos for granny
Will the Metallica table help pinball "ride the lightning" to relevance?
E-Commerce Startup ShopLocket Now Lets Merchants Bundle Physical And Digital Goods
How hackers will jailbreak the iPhone 5

Top 10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week

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This week Microsoft did their best Apple impression and released a tablet to a media with bated breath. It was a great success and apparently left you hungry for more design this week. We delivered with the NBA’s missile tracking cameras, Ford’s keyless iPhone app, and a new piece...
Top 10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week
CSR goes downstream: Bright Funds launches charitable giving tool for businesses

HealthMath unveils Inner Balance iOS app and sensor for managing stress, clearing the mind

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We're a tad skeptical that an app and a sensor can help you destress and "rebalance the mind and emotions," but give HealthMath the benefit of the doubt for the moment. The company's new Inner Balance app and accompanying sensor use emWave technology to monitor stress levels -- which...
HealthMath unveils Inner Balance iOS app and sensor for managing stress, clearing the mind
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