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Box debuts $rev, a revenue sharing system for third-party mobile apps that integrate with its file service

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Today Box announced the start of its new $rev program, a monetization system through which enterprise-facing mobile applications will able to derive revenue by integrating with the firm’s file syncing and cloud storage service. Simply put, if an application integrates with Box, it will be eligible to earn up to...
Box debuts $rev, a revenue sharing system for third-party mobile apps that integrate with its file service
Leica shows off Paul Smith-designed X2 limited to 1,500 units
Steve Ballmer gives hearty recommendation to departing exec Steven Sinofsky
Which Journalists Accepted Free Laptops from Google?
In The Last Few Weeks, Twitter Has Broken Through To Wall Street In A Big Way

Financial Communication, Warren Buffett Style

blogs.hbr.org
It's annual report season, which includes announcements from the CEO and/or chairman of every public U.S. company. Given that Warren Buffett, the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, is the most successful investor of all time, you might expect that a 23-page communication from him would be jargon-packed and over most people's...
Financial Communication, Warren Buffett Style

Yahoo Sports 4.0 arrives for Android and iOS with UI overhaul, team sync

www.engadget.com
Yahoo has spent the past several months revamping its mobile apps, and it's shifting that attention to a Sportacular redesign just as playoff season reaches its peak. Now going under the more recognizable Yahoo Sports name, the remade Android and iOS apps tout a simpler interface; users can also...
Yahoo Sports 4.0 arrives for Android and iOS with UI overhaul, team sync

Next in the line-up of South Lake Union: A new kind of Goodwill store

www.geekwire.com
Seattle’s burgeoning South Lake Union neighborhood conjures images of techies and geeks of all stripes, from Amazon.com developers to startup entrepreneurs to biomedical researchers. But the rapidly transforming neighborhood is getting something else: A new Goodwill store. Our partners at KING 5 report that the 4,800-square foot store will be...
Next in the line-up of South Lake Union: A new kind of Goodwill store

Jupiter Loses A Stripe [Planetary Mysteries]

io9.com
Jupiter has lost one of its prominent stripes, leaving its southern half looking unusually blank. Scientists are not sure what triggered the disappearance of the band. More »...
Jupiter Loses A Stripe [Planetary Mysteries]

Apple buys a company that makes fingerprint readers

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Picks up Florida-based AuthenTec Inc. for $356 million FORTUNE -- Unless it changes its stripes, Apple (AAPL) never going to buy Twitter, Netflix, TiVo, Facebook or any of the other headline grabbing acquisitions that have been floated in the press. Apple buys companies like AuthenTec (AUTH), which according to a...
Apple buys a company that makes fingerprint readers

Will Valve Revitalize Mac Gaming With Steam For OS X?

techcrunch.com
Valve is in the midst of a media blitz at the moment — not that you’d notice, since their idea of a media blitz is secretly launching a complex alternate reality game, or emailing single novelty screenshots to six different media outlets. You could be forgiven for expecting a...
Will Valve Revitalize Mac Gaming With Steam For OS X?

Last-minute nerves? Wall Street digests dip in Facebook numbers

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Facebook gave investors something to ponder ahead of its mid-May IPO, when it filed an amended S-1 to report lower quarterly revenue and net income for the first three months of 2012. Where has the money gone? Look under its hood, strip away its go-faster stripes and you see Facebook...
Last-minute nerves? Wall Street digests dip in Facebook numbers

Has Facebook Jumped the Shark?

www.markevanstech.com
Wired.com’s Epicenter is asking a question that many people have been whispering recently: Has Facebook gone rogue, and should we be looking for an alternative? In the wake of Facebook’s new everything-is-public approach and its Graph API, it is difficult not feel Facebook is a different and less friendly social...
Has Facebook Jumped the Shark?

South Korea Begins Testing “Recharging Roads”

www.inquisitr.com
The University of California a while back invented recharging roads, a technology that allows vehicles to suck up energy from the ground. Now South Korea has adopted the technology and they are currently testing it at a Seoul amusement park. The technology, known as the Online Electric Vehicle System...
South Korea Begins Testing “Recharging Roads”
Kickstarter brings crowdfunding magic to the U.K. on Oct. 31

Leica X2 gets à la carte, Paul Smith editions to help you stand out from plebeian photographers

www.engadget.com
Let's say you've been considering a Leica X2 for the mix of a big APS-C sensor and retro styling, but a $1,995, fixed-range compact camera just isn't exclusive enough. Leica has you covered with two extra-rare editions that rise above the pack. Provided you don't mind someone else designing...
Leica X2 gets à la carte, Paul Smith editions to help you stand out from plebeian photographers

Game livestreaming tool Twitch.tv partners with Call of Duty to help bring the title to the masses

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Today Twitch.tv announced a partnership with Activision Publishing’s Call of Duty franchise that will significantly raise the profile of livestreaming among its players and fans. This sort of content, while still nascent from the perspective of any established media variety, is exceptionally popular. As TNW has written in the past, competitive...
Game livestreaming tool Twitch.tv partners with Call of Duty to help bring the title to the masses

They Are Remaking Twitter.com? Who Else Wants To Bet That It Sucks?

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Oh my, what a few tweets can do. Twitter API developer and all around nice guy Alex Payne (@Al3x) raised all hell in the blogosphere this weekend just talking out loud. His crime? He said this: “If you had some of the nifty site features that we Twitter employees have,...
They Are Remaking Twitter.com? Who Else Wants To Bet That It Sucks?
Turn Your iPhone Into A Bouncy Ball With The M-Edge iPhone SuperShell

40 Billion Downloads Put The App In Apple

www.fastcompany.com
Apple reveals that 40 billion app downloads took place on iOS devices since the iPhone debuted in 2007. It may have been a very 'appy Christmas for smartphones and tablets of all stripes, but Apple's just announced some truly staggering statistics. Since the arrival of the iPhone in 2007...
40 Billion Downloads Put The App In Apple

Get Patriotic to Every Presidential Campaign Song Since 1933 [Past Perfect]

gizmodo.com
Politics and pop music have a testy relationship. For every song supporting a particular politician or party, five more bash him, her, or it - and more still hate on the entire political system. Still, the relationship persists, and it's never more evident than during campaign seasons when candidates...
Get Patriotic to Every Presidential Campaign Song Since 1933 [Past Perfect]

New Poshmark release wants mobile clothes shoppers browsing, not searching

gigaom.com
For many startups launching social or mobile apps, one of the biggest challenges is avoiding the “empty room” phenomena, where not enough users populate an app to make it worthwhile for others to join. Poshmark, the mobile clothing-swap app that came to the iPhone in December, now has the opposite...
New Poshmark release wants mobile clothes shoppers browsing, not searching

One week with Bing: A firsthand look at Microsoft’s search engine

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Over the past week, I’ve used no search engine but Bing. Both on my phone, and on my computers, it’s been a Bing world. This week long test came to be during an excellent meeting in Portland. I was enjoying a few cocktails, talking smack with locals and Microsoft PR folk, and...
One week with Bing: A firsthand look at Microsoft’s search engine

Sponsor post: The SF MusicTech Summit paves the way for innovation

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There’s something special about innovation in San Francisco. For one, the city is a startup mecca: It’s bursting at the seams with forward-thinking companies, from established giants like Twitter and Pinterest to the next big things of the digital world. For another, its rich culture didn’t fade after the Summer...
Sponsor post: The SF MusicTech Summit paves the way for innovation
Newsmakers 2012: Seaton Gras catches wave at SURF incubator
Online Learning Marketplace Udemy Lands $12M To Expand Its Course Catalog, Go Cross-Platform
With Ex-Yahoo CTO On Board, Yottaa Nabs $9M To Bring Affordable Mobile, Web Acceleration To SMBs

Groupon Rebrands Mobile Payments Biz As Breadcrumb, Adds iPad Merchant App And A $5k No-Fee Deal To Bring On New Users

techcrunch.com
A day after Groupon released (and then pulled) an iPad app with a new mobile payments dashboard for businesses, today the company is taking the wraps off a bigger piece of news around its larger plans to expand its commerce services for local merchants. Building on its Breadcrumb payments and...
Groupon Rebrands Mobile Payments Biz As Breadcrumb, Adds iPad Merchant App And A $5k No-Fee Deal To Bring On New Users

The Windows Store is now accepting open app submissions from developers in 120 countries

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Today Microsoft announced that the Windows Store is now open for general app submissions, removing the barrier to entry that had previously been in place. Developers from 120 countries can now submit their work. The move should provide sufficient time for developers of all stripes, should they so wish, to build their applications and push...
The Windows Store is now accepting open app submissions from developers in 120 countries

Fractured Soul - review

www.guardian.co.uk
3DS, Nintendo, cert: 12, out nowOstensibly a 2D pick-up-and-play scrolling platformer, Fractured Soul, in development since 2004, offers far more than might be expected. The only apparent objective is to escape a labyrinthine space station filled with baddies. Drawing comparisons with retro classics of the Mega Man ilk, the game...
Fractured Soul - review
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