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92% of Google TV Apps Were Pre-Installed, Not Downloaded

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Google TV is supposed to be Android's entrance into your living room, the pioneering cusp of the "smart TV" revolution. It appears that it has been anything but. Since its release last year, only about 4,793,000 Google TV apps have been downloaded, according to Xyologic. While nearly five million downloads...
92% of Google TV Apps Were Pre-Installed, Not Downloaded
AT&T expands 4G LTE to Phoenix, Hartford County, Conn., and more

Head of Groupon Goods Faisal Masud is leaving to take a new job

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Two months after firing its CEO, Groupon is facing another setback: The executive in charge of Groupon Goods, the part of the company that has provided a bright spot in an otherwise struggling daily deals business, has resigned, sources close to the situation have told us. Faisal Masud, the vice president of...
Head of Groupon Goods Faisal Masud is leaving to take a new job

Best Buy to sell Microsoft Surface, joining Staples

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Best Buy will join Staples this weekend in selling Microsoft's Surface tablet, previously available only online and at Microsoft's own stores. The electronics retailer made the announcement Thursday, saying that it will start selling the device on Dec. 16. Staples began selling the Surface on Wednesday. That's good news...
Best Buy to sell Microsoft Surface, joining Staples
Mobile Commerce App PayDragon Launches A Redesign To Make One-Click Shopping Even Easier

Microsoft CEO Ballmer touts Windows 8 momentum

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer kicked off the company's annual Build developer conference emphasizing the momentum of the company's new Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 operating systems. "In just the last three days, we have sold 4 million Windows 8 upgrades," Ballmer said Tuesday at the conference in Redmond,...
Microsoft CEO Ballmer touts Windows 8 momentum

Marqeta provides technology behind the Facebook Card, announces $14M in funding

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Commerce and payments platform Marqeta today announced that it is the company providing the technology behind the Facebook Card, a gift card that can hold balances for a number of retailers or restaurants simultaneously. Marqeta had agreed with Facebook not to disclose this until now. The announcement came as part of...
Marqeta provides technology behind the Facebook Card, announces $14M in funding
Techies Gather For a Real-Life Branch with Ev Williams and Jonah Peretti

What Games Are: Who Will Create The No-Bullshit Games Console?

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Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer, creator of leading game design blog What Games Are and creative director of Jawfish Games. You can follow him on Twitter here. In any line of technology there’s always a bit of spin as part of an attempt to build a marketing story. A successful...
What Games Are: Who Will Create The No-Bullshit Games Console?

The Microsoft Surface Pro 128GB is now back in stock, but shipping time is 2 to 3 weeks

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Heading into the weekend, Microsoft today released a set of updates concerning supply levels for its Surface Pro product, which has suffered from supply incommensurate with its demand levels since its launch last Saturday. Customers can again purchase a Surface Pro from Microsoft’s website, but those devices may not ship for...
The Microsoft Surface Pro 128GB is now back in stock, but shipping time is 2 to 3 weeks

Amazon Readying Mulitple New Kindle Tablets, According to Staples

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A handful of new Amazon Kindle Fire tablets in different sizes are on the way, according to a Staples executive....
Amazon Readying Mulitple New Kindle Tablets, According to Staples

Game Insight announces Mystery Manor Blitz

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Mobile Social developer Game Insight today announced its newest Mystery Manor game for mobile devices: Mystery Manor Blitz, which will launch for iPad later this year. Mystery Manor Blitz is will feature many of the usual staples present in hidden object games: Players are invited to explore the mansion of...
Game Insight announces Mystery Manor Blitz
Google opens 'Google Shopping Express' same-day delivery trial to Bay Area residents

Is Staples headed for a buzzsaw?

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The office retailer has $1.3 billion on hand -- but its business model is about to come under serious pressure. By Jack Hidary, contributor FORTUNE -- Staples may be heading for a steep decline in value.  Office Depot (ODP) and Office Max (OMX) have already plunged in the last few...
Is Staples headed for a buzzsaw?
International tablet of mystery: $249 32GB Nexus 7 leaks appear
Staples wants to sell you your first 3D printer

Making a Case for Network Virtualization

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Image copyright Johannes KorneliusAt the beginning of this century, server virtualization burst onto the IT scene and changed the way modern IT organizations think about server hardware. The basic concept behind server virtualization is that multiple “virtual” servers can be run on a single physical server. This consolidation of servers...
Making a Case for Network Virtualization

Amazon Goes After B2B Market With AmazonSupply

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Amazon is expanding beyond its consumer-facing business by launching AmazonSupply, a new site that offers 500,000 products to industrial and commercial customers. The Seattle company known for originally selling books is adding 14 new categories, such as test, measure and inspect, janitorial and sanitation, office, cutting tools and hydraulics, pneumatics...
Amazon Goes After B2B Market With AmazonSupply
Apple expands Mac accessory line to over 4,700 US Radio Shacks
Staples is now selling Apple accessories including Apple TV, keyboards, Airports, Magic Mouse, and Smart Covers

RecipeChimp Turns Your Pantry Contents into Something Delicious [Recipes]

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You've got stuff in your pantry and fridge but you're not sure how to take it from basic staples to delicious dish. RecipeChimp can help by showing you what you can whip up with what's in your kitchen. More » Cooking - Home - World Cuisines - European - Recipe...
RecipeChimp Turns Your Pantry Contents into Something Delicious [Recipes]

Nook becomes a more tempting tablet

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The Nook gets access to all Android apps and media on Google Play, Acer gets creative with laptop design, and Staples is first national retailer to sell a 3D printer. [Read more]...
Nook becomes a more tempting tablet

Cheap eats in New York -- the video edition!

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Good news for frugal chow-hounds: a new video series provides a closer look at all those tasty treats that appear in New York magazine’s annual Eat Cheap issue. The five episode series will highlight Asian buns, deli sandwiches and other non-spendy staples that provide a respite from the city’s often...
Cheap eats in New York -- the video edition!

The world's smallest and lightest phone now does email, is still ridiculous

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Ultrapixels, styli and Retina displays -- enough. Willcom's Phone Strap 2 has arrived and it weighs 32 grams. Does it look familiar? It should, as it's the spitting image of its predecessor, the WX03A. With the same 32mm x 70mm footprint (though it's 1mm thicker), it's a pretty absurd...
The world's smallest and lightest phone now does email, is still ridiculous

Nokia Lets Lumia Owners Design Their Own 3-D-Printed Case

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The Finnish handset maker is, it announces, "the first major phone company to begin embracing the 3-D printing community." Nokia, the embattled phone company, announced the release of its design files to enable Lumia 820 users to 3-D-print their own custom phone cases. The firm is already using the...
Nokia Lets Lumia Owners Design Their Own 3-D-Printed Case
Gustin's crowdsourced clothing line brings innovation into your pants
Coming to its senses, Microsoft will expand Surface rollout to more stores

Whoops! Motorola Accidentally Sold A Bunch Of Used Tablets With Personal Information Still Stored On Them (MMI)

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If you returned your Motorola Xoom tablet last year, your personal information could be in the hands of a stranger now. We just got a notice from Motorola that says a bunch of used Wi-Fi Motorola Xooms sold on Woot.com (about 100 of them) were sold with the previous...
Whoops! Motorola Accidentally Sold A Bunch Of Used Tablets With Personal Information Still Stored On Them (MMI)
Staples Now Sells 3D Printers - But They're Not Ready For Primetime Office Use

Artspace Raises $2.5 Million For Its Contemporary Art Marketplace

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Artspace, an e-commerce startup that helps connect contemporary artists and galleries with potential customers, has raised a $2.5 million Series A funding round with participation from Felicis Ventures, Accelerator Ventures, Blue Equity LLC, and Metamorphic Ventures. The round also includes a wide range of accomplished entrepreneurs. The full roster: Michael...
Artspace Raises $2.5 Million For Its Contemporary Art Marketplace
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