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Consmr hits 100,000 ratings and launches its brilliant barcode scanning iPhone app

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Have you ever popped into the pharmacy to get just one thing and ended up walking out 45-minutes later with something different than what you went in for? Stores like CVS, Duane Reade, Boots as well as the thousands of different grocery store chains can be overwhelming experiences. Shelf after...
Consmr hits 100,000 ratings and launches its brilliant barcode scanning iPhone app
Peapod brings 'virtual grocery stores' to Chicago's 'L' stations

Never get lost in a Walgreens again with Aisle411's new indoor navigation app

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Getting lost in a supermarket the size of a small country isn't anything to be ashamed of, but Aisle411 will spare your blushes with an indoor navigation app for your local branch of Walgreens. Designed to save you time and ensure you can find the products you need, it'll...
Never get lost in a Walgreens again with Aisle411's new indoor navigation app

After UK Judge's Ruling, We Obtain Draft Of Apple's Notice For iPad v. Galaxy Tab

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It’s hard to make this stuff up. After battling Samsung in the UK courts for the last few weeks, Apple lost its case in the High Court in London, when the judge dismissed its claim that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab “slavishly copies” the design of the iPad. Judge Colin Birss said:...
After UK Judge's Ruling, We Obtain Draft Of Apple's Notice For iPad v. Galaxy Tab

Supermarket trials virtual grocery store at UK airport

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Using mobile technology, a new grocery purchase-and-delivery system is being tested at Gatwick airport. [Read more]...
Supermarket trials virtual grocery store at UK airport

Mapped: Food banks across the UK

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See our open directory of food banks across the UK - created by Guardian readers. Add yours to the map hereAs part of our Breadline Britain series, it was revealed half a million people a year will be in receipt of a food parcel by 2016, by which time it...
Mapped: Food banks across the UK

Inside Walmart's Social Shopping Skunkworks

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The online social world can put consumer actions in context, which makes the targeting of retail offers eerily more precise. No wonder the world's biggest retailer also wants to be the world's biggest social-shopping company. Here's how Walmart's @WalmartLabs division is doing it. Retailers have long relied on transaction data...
Inside Walmart's Social Shopping Skunkworks

How do you store your recipes?

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Binders, cards, scrapbooks or some high-tech wizardry - if you manage to organise your recipes at all, how do you do it?Online and on paper, there are myriad methods for keeping your recipes organised and under control. But do any of them offer a complete and foolproof solution? New website...
How do you store your recipes?
ShelfX Vending Fridge automatically charges you for what you take out of it

To-do app Astrid lets you pay other people to do the tasks you want to avoid

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When news of an update to a to-do list app hits our tips email address, it had better offer something different – after all, how much innovation can a checklist of tasks really offer? Thankfully, the latest Android version of Astrid offers a fresh idea – outsourcing the jobs you don’t...
To-do app Astrid lets you pay other people to do the tasks you want to avoid

Pay With Square, And You Hardly Have to Interact At All

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Square updated its "pay by saying your name" app Card Case, simply renaming it Pay With Square. What's more interesting is the photo feature: If a customer turns on the auto-open tab, which shows location, merchants will be able to see how close the customer is before they even step...
Pay With Square, And You Hardly Have to Interact At All

Endorse Aims To Take The Pain Out Of Couponing, By Offering Discounts Through Mobile Apps

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The couponing industry is 125 years old, and in that time it hasn’t changed that much. Users are forced to go through a laborious process to save just a bit of money on groceries and other products. Well, Endorse is coming to consumers with a simpler way to get discounts...
Endorse Aims To Take The Pain Out Of Couponing, By Offering Discounts Through Mobile Apps
Shavenu Delivers Razor Blades to Your Doorstep Every Month

QR Code Relies On Sunlight to Deliver Deals, Makes QR Codes Slightly Less Useless

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Think QR codes are a little lame? One Korean supermarket has figured out a way of making them cool and good for business....
QR Code Relies On Sunlight to Deliver Deals, Makes QR Codes Slightly Less Useless

Here's That Monster Phone Samsung Has Been Bashing Apple Fanboys Over (T)

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If you were paying attention to the Super Bowl this year (or at least the commercials), you probably remember that Apple-bashing spot from Samsung. You know, the one with that song from The Darkness. This is what Samsung was selling: the Galaxy Note, a mammoth phone with a whopping...
Here's That Monster Phone Samsung Has Been Bashing Apple Fanboys Over (T)

Today's Scuttlebot: Apple Stores and Smartphone Stupidity

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Tuesday's selection includes looking at Apple's retail operation, using supermarket cards to send targeted ads online and contacting famous people and maybe even getting them to answer....
Today's Scuttlebot: Apple Stores and Smartphone Stupidity

Unfortunate: Appeals Court Revives Misguided Rosetta Stone Lawsuit Against Google

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There have been a number of silly lawsuits against Google for the fact that companies can buy AdWords ads based on trademarked terms. These lawsuits are problematic on a few different levels. First, using trademarked keywords to trigger ads isn't infringement. It's a perfectly reasonable use. In the same way...
Unfortunate: Appeals Court Revives Misguided Rosetta Stone Lawsuit Against Google

Emerging paid iOS apps: Infinity Blade, Clear Vision and Angry Birds Space

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Established hits dominate the paid app charts this week. Rovio’s Angry Birds Space holds the No. 1 spot on both the iPhone and iPad paid app charts this week, continuing the chart-topping success of its debut.  Zynga’s Draw Something follows in second place on both charts. Epic’s Infinity Blade holds the No. 4 spot...
Emerging paid iOS apps: Infinity Blade, Clear Vision and Angry Birds Space

Big Data age puts privacy in question as information becomes currency

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Exploiting Big Data's opportunities will need a delicate balance between the right to knowledge and the right of the individualThis month, the US chain Walmart bought the startup Social Calendar, one of the most popular calendar apps on Facebook, which lets users record special events, birthdays and anniversaries. More than...
Big Data age puts privacy in question as information becomes currency

So, Tesco buys Peter Gabriel's WE7 music service for $16.7 million

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British Supermarket behemoth Tesco has snapped up WE7, a streaming music service co-founded by Peter Gabriel that offers personalized radio stations to users for £10.8 million ($16.7 million). The UK's biggest supermarket has purchased 91 percent of the company, with the remaining stake set to be transferred over shortly....
So, Tesco buys Peter Gabriel's WE7 music service for $16.7 million

Unthinkable? Saving our newsagents | Editorial

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Set aside the big chains such as WH Smith, and about 10 independent newsagents go out of business every weekHow did you last buy a newspaper? Scanned through the self-checkout at the supermarket? Added to the £20 of unleaded from the local petrol station? Our own circulation research suggests that only...
Unthinkable? Saving our newsagents | Editorial

.@christrapper is playing Toronto Thurs. April 29th @ the Supermarket. A fun, low key show with good friends! Details: http://bit.ly/9JbTM5

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.@christrapper is playing Toronto Thurs. April 29th @ the Supermarket. A fun, low key show with good friends! Details: http://bit.ly/9JbTM5
"MacMan" or "iMac?" The creative director behind Apple's turnaround

Video: Dogs in slow motion

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This is an ad for Pedigree, a supermarket dog food brand, and it features a series of amazing slow-motion images of dogs jumping, shaking, and catching treats. The director shot it using a Phantom camera at 1,000fps. (via Dogster)...
Video: Dogs in slow motion

Tesco sparks Twitter fury with job advert

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Supermarket Tesco has amended a job advert looking for a permanent night shift worker in exchange for no wages, saying it was a mistake....
Tesco sparks Twitter fury with job advert

How Supermarket Self-Checkouts Will Soon Tell Apples From Other Apples

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They're the last item in your basket, apples. But when you're using supermarket self-checkouts it can take forever trying to pick the right variety from the screen's list. It'd be much easier if the machine could just identify them itself. More »...
How Supermarket Self-Checkouts Will Soon Tell Apples From Other Apples

http://post.ly/Oo9p - Lost in the Supermarket

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http://post.ly/Oo9p - Lost in the Supermarket

One of the most bizarre fruits I've come across at the supermarket. Finger limes! http://tweetphoto.com/20200849 #melbourne

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One of the most bizarre fruits I've come across at the supermarket. Finger limes! http://tweetphoto.com/20200849 #melbourne

Blockbuster Express Now Supports Online Rentals

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Back in December I reviewed the movie kiosk service Blockbuster Express. The kiosks have been popping up all over NYC (this morning I noticed one in Gristedes supermarket). What’s great about the Blockbuster Express machines is that you can rent from one machine and return at another machine. The rentals...
Blockbuster Express Now Supports Online Rentals

Facebook Scam Targets Whole Foods Shoppers [ALERT]

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Whole Foods, a popular health and organic grocery chain, is the subject of a new Facebook scam that phishes for users’ credit and other personal information.A deluge of fraudulent Facebook Pages are popping up that promise a limited number of users Whole Foods gift cards. These Pages are accruing...
Facebook Scam Targets Whole Foods Shoppers [ALERT]
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?