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Subway Etiquette Poster Prank

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Subway Etiquette Poster Prank

10 Apps That Made My Life Better

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At its best, technology makes your life easier, more productive, or more fun.Seamless It used to be that ordering takeout was a pain. Unless you kept a paper menu on your fridge, you had to look up the restaurant online to see its menu. Then you had to call it up...
10 Apps That Made My Life Better

Council Tax – consumer app of the week

www.guardian.co.uk
Discover how much council tax you will pay on a potential house purchase, or simply snoop on your neighbours and colleaguesApp: Council TaxBy: Henry WoodsendPrice: FreeAvailable on: iOS 4.0 or laterWhat is it?An app to search for council tax bands and pricing information on individual properties and postcodes, sourced from...
Council Tax – consumer app of the week

Other Apps Could Learn from News.me's Location Features

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A new feature of News.me for iPhone delivers your news to your device whenever you leave the house. It’s called Paperboy, and it uses iOS 5’s built-in geofencing to wake up the app and download fresh news in the background. How cool would it be if your grocery list...
Other Apps Could Learn from News.me's Location Features

Man jumps on tracks to get cell phone, killed by train

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Eyewitnesses say that a 22-year-old man jumped down onto the subway tracks in the Bronx after dropping his cell phone. A train strikes him. [Read more]...
Man jumps on tracks to get cell phone, killed by train

Apple App Store downloads jumped 87% on Christmas Day 2012, revenues increased 70%

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Earlier on Wednesday we reported that Christmas Day 2012 saw record Android and iOS device activations, which of course led to a surge in app downloads. Now more supporting data is flooding in: daily download figures in the Apple App Store increased by 87 percent on Christmas Day 2012 compared...
Apple App Store downloads jumped 87% on Christmas Day 2012, revenues increased 70%

7 stories to read this weekend

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It has been a crazy week, one that has been hectic with activity and multiple news events. Of course, we hosted our RoadMap conference earlier this week. And there was the election that preoccupied all us. Nevertheless, I found time to read quite a few stories and here are seven of...
7 stories to read this weekend

The “like, er, lie” economy

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The other day I found myself over at Yelp.com clicking “like” on a bunch of Half Moon Bay restaurants. After a while I noticed that I was only clicking “like” on restaurants that were cool, hip, high end, or had extraordinary experiences. That’s cool. I’m sure you’re doing the...
The “like, er, lie” economy

Kiloo Touts 175 Million Downloads for Subway Surfers

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Danish mobile games company Kiloo’s most popular app, the runner game Subway Surfers, has racked up 175 million downloads since it launched one year ago. In that time, the game has been played 5.5 billion times, the company said in a press release today. Subway Surfers is often used as...
Kiloo Touts 175 Million Downloads for Subway Surfers
The Worst-Dressed Competition

Kindle Paperwhite is a big step forward for e-ink readers (Review and video)

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When Barnes & Noble announced the front-lit Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight in April, the company stressed the e-reader’s usefulness for reading in bed while your partner sleeps beside you — which seemed like a niche use. At the launch of the front-lit Kindle Paperwhite, though, Jeff Bezos said Amazon...
Kindle Paperwhite is a big step forward for e-ink readers (Review and video)

IKEA Subway Display in Paris : An Insane Idea or A Genius Promotion Campaign?

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IKEA Subway Display in Paris : An Insane Idea or A Genius Promotion Campaign?
Shots In The Dark

Spotted: Sergey Brin wearing Google Glass specs as he blends in on NYC subway

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Google last week announced its first two ‘hackathon’ events for Google Glass developers, and the company is aiming to make its wearable glasses technology something that can be used by anyone at any place. Except that this is already happening as you’d have seen if you took the downtown train...
Spotted: Sergey Brin wearing Google Glass specs as he blends in on NYC subway
Google Maps for Android now looks crisper on new devices, adds transit options

RT @cnnbrk: Subway security in New York, Washington D.C., boosted after Moscow bombing. http://on.cnn.com/de6xek

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RT @cnnbrk: Subway security in New York, Washington D.C., boosted after Moscow bombing. http://on.cnn.com/de6xek

SearchCap: The Day In Search, August 17, 2012

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Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Search In Pics: Domo At GooglePlex, Google Subway Bench & Google Fiber Van In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from......
SearchCap: The Day In Search, August 17, 2012

How Does The Penalty For 'Content Theft' Match Up With Similar 'Crimes'?

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We've discussed, for years, how copyright maximalists have continually played with and twisted the language to make infringement sound much, much worse. For years, of course, they liked to just call it "piracy," though in the last few years, they've sometimes shied away from that word, complaining that it made...
How Does The Penalty For 'Content Theft' Match Up With Similar 'Crimes'?

These Gadget Ads Show A Total Misunderstanding Of Venn Diagrams

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Gadget case-maker Speck Products has a series of ads out that will annoy anyone who understands Venn diagrams. Many of the diagrams are impossible, suggesting an overlap between groups of people who do and those who don't participate in some activity. These are binary groupings. There is no overlap. Other...
These Gadget Ads Show A Total Misunderstanding Of Venn Diagrams

Your Life: The Shirt-Pocket Movie – Gadgetwise Blog – NYTimes.com

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Think of it as Twitter with pictures. With a miniature wearable camcorder called the uCorder, you can document every mundane aspect of your life, from tying your shoes to going into the subway. (Link: Your Life: The Shirt-Pocket Movie – Gadgetwise Blog – NYTimes.com)...
Your Life: The Shirt-Pocket Movie – Gadgetwise Blog – NYTimes.com

Lean and technical: How we chose and furnished our office the YCombinator way

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Cloudant is growing, and we recently opened offices in Seattle and the UK (in addition to our headquarters in Boston, near Cloudant’s MIT birthplace). As a YCombinator company, Cloudant is conditioned to run lean, but we also have an exceptionally technical team with an appreciation for good design. This made...
Lean and technical: How we chose and furnished our office the YCombinator way

Instapaper iOS app gains location-based article updates

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Instapaper's new feature lets you update articles in the background when you enter or leave set locations. Few things are more infuriating than when your plane takes off, and you load up Instapaper to get your read on, only to find that you forgot to update it with all...
Instapaper iOS app gains location-based article updates

Rep. Jackie Speier Puts Forth Bill To Extend TSA To Mass Transit

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Well this is very disappointing. My own Congressional Representative, has put forth a bill, HR 3140 to expand TSA info sharing capabilities to mass transit. Because that's just what we need. Even worse, in speaking about it, Speier doesn't seem to even recognize that there's a problem with the TSA...
Rep. Jackie Speier Puts Forth Bill To Extend TSA To Mass Transit

Cityville 2, TripAdvisor, Pet Rescue Saga, Call of Duty and more on this week's top 20 Facebook apps growing by MAU

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CityVille 2 jumped to the No. 1 spot on our list of top Facebook apps growing by monthly active users this week with 1,575 percent gain as Zynga seems to have turned on full marketing efforts for the game. The developer’s Ruby Blast Adventures came in at No. 3, Texas HoldEm Poker was No. 9, and Words...
Cityville 2, TripAdvisor, Pet Rescue Saga, Call of Duty and more on this week's top 20 Facebook apps growing by MAU

Groups ask FTC to investigate McDonald's, General Mills over kids' privacy law

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Several privacy and children's advocacy groups have written to the Federal Trade Commission asking the agency to investigate large companies such as McDonald's and General Mills for using marketing techniques they say violate the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The letter also names Doctor's Associates, Inc. -- the owner...
Groups ask FTC to investigate McDonald's, General Mills over kids' privacy law
Foursquare opens its local recommendation engine to all, prepares to take on Yelp and Google

Is Apple Really Going To Give Up Over $1 Billion In Extra Profits On The iPhone 5? (AAPL)

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There's one small thing missing from Apple's big iPhone 5 presentation. Apple didn't announce an update to the its "bumper," the rubber ring that wraps around the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. It was Apple's first, and now it seems only, attempt at an iPhone case. We checked Apple's site...
Is Apple Really Going To Give Up Over $1 Billion In Extra Profits On The iPhone 5? (AAPL)

Sophia Amoruso reflects on success: "I wouldn't have done any of this"

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If you’re an entrepreneur, you have probably felt pangs of terror, dreading that your company was going to fail. But having reservations about success? Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso did. “I wouldn’t have done any of this if I knew it was going to become so big, I would have...
Sophia Amoruso reflects on success: "I wouldn't have done any of this"

Peapod Creates Virtual Grocery Aisles For Subway Stops

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How do you get busy commuters to buy groceries? Bring the virtual store to them....
Peapod Creates Virtual Grocery Aisles For Subway Stops

In Queens, Repairs to No. 7 Subway Ignite War of Whirrs. http://r2.ly/xnsh

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In Queens, Repairs to No. 7 Subway Ignite War of Whirrs. http://r2.ly/xnsh
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