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Crave giveaway: Guild Wars 2 Collector's Edition

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Get set, gamers. This week's freebie: NCSoft's MMO Guild Wars 2 and a whole lot of physical and digital swag related to it. Plus, access codes for five friends. [Read more]...
Crave giveaway: Guild Wars 2 Collector's Edition

Deezer follows Spotify and opens its API, courts developers with ‘Open Deezer’ initiatives

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Online music service Deezer has sharpened its focus on mobile and apps with the introduction of a series initiatives to encourage the developer community, as it seeks to strengthen its position against Spotify, Pandora and other rivals with apps and third party services. Today the company announced ‘Open Deezer’ which...
Deezer follows Spotify and opens its API, courts developers with ‘Open Deezer’ initiatives

Yahoo Will Now Give You $500 for Gestating, Plus Branded Baby Swag

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Where’s that kid’s company t-shirt? (Photo: Twitter/MarissaMayer) Guess Marissa Mayer was sick of hearing about whether her truncated maternity leave was good for women and decided to lean the fuck in. The Wall Street Journal reports that, if you can manage to work at Yahoo and remain upbeat about life enough to...
Yahoo Will Now Give You $500 for Gestating, Plus Branded Baby Swag
GamesBeat Giveaways: Clearing out our summer games (housecleaning, week one)

Googler Makes Rap About Google That's Basically Just a Spoken List of Google Products

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(Screenshot: YouTube) This is another reminder that just because you are capable of creating a YouTube account does not mean that you should make a rap video. New York-based Google employee Andrew Fink decided to write a rap creatively titled “Welcome to Google,” so he grabbed a couple of his...
Googler Makes Rap About Google That's Basically Just a Spoken List of Google Products
Last chance to enter the 2013 Ars Child's Play charity contest

RE: Kindle Fire As Swag. Makes sense in some ways, not in others. Unlike a free shirt, the Kindle Fire is NOT free. I have a hard time believing that a person's decision to buy one would not affect whether they buy an iPad too. Maybe I'm missing something

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Sure, but in an ideal world, Amazon would be able to give it away for free. They're getting close with the Kindle eReaders! The point is that it's an entirely different model and that matters to both sides of the equation. Kindle Fire sales so far have no impacted iPad...
RE: Kindle Fire As Swag. Makes sense in some ways, not in others. Unlike a free shirt, the Kindle Fire is NOT free. I have a hard time believing that a person's decision to buy one would not affect whether they buy an iPad too. Maybe I'm missing something

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

The State of CSS3 in Email Templates

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On the heels of some of our recent findings regarding the state of CSS in email, I reckoned it was high time to shake things up a bit. So here goes – CSS3 in email lives. Ok, so I’m sorry if I made you drop your toast, there. I know...
The State of CSS3 in Email Templates

Marissa Mayer Tweets! She Likes Yahoo Search And Swag (YHOO)

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We don't want to read too much into this tweet, but it is pretty funny that Marissa Mayer's sixth tweet as CEO of Yahoo is about search. As you can see, she likes that when you search for Skype you get a big download button, which makes it easier for...
Marissa Mayer Tweets! She Likes Yahoo Search And Swag (YHOO)
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Help add to Ars' $18,000+ 2012 Child's Play charity contest haul

After Recruiting Founding StubHub CTO, Buzzmob Overhauls Its Social Events App To Help Brands Connect With Fans

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If you’ve been to a live event recently, like a football game or a, you’ve probably noticed that the majority of people around you spent most of their time huddled over their smartphone. It’s true of life now, too, as people now interface with the world through Instagram rather than...
After Recruiting Founding StubHub CTO, Buzzmob Overhauls Its Social Events App To Help Brands Connect With Fans

The New Android Watch In The Google Store Isn’t What You Think

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I really wish this whole post could be about Google taking a big step forward in the field of wearable tech with the introduction of a new Android-powered wrist device, but their new Android watch is simply a watch with Android logos on it. So what if it can’t display...
The New Android Watch In The Google Store Isn’t What You Think

BeerHunt app wants you to have fun and free beer

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A beer app turns drinking craft beer into a game -- a game that could earn you free drinks and swag if you guzzle down the right brews. [Read more]...
BeerHunt app wants you to have fun and free beer

Foursquare Brings Its Hackathon For Its Connected Apps Platform

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Location-based check-in and promotional service foursquare has announced that it will hold another Hackathon after a successful first one. This time, the event will be focused on its new Connected Apps platform. Here’s what the company had to say about it today: On November 3, we’ll open up our NYC...
Foursquare Brings Its Hackathon For Its Connected Apps Platform
Can't make it to Comic-Con? Internet to the rescue
GamesBeat Giveaways: Clearing out our summer games (housecleaning, week two)
When To Find Deals On Apple Products [Infographic]

ThrillCall Launches App With Exclusive Event Offers

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Touring is typically a musician’s primary source of revenue. So it’s surprising that the music industry hasn’t really upgraded the way it keeps fans updated on upcoming shows. There are social media blasts, but mostly, musicians just use email. ThrillCall, a concert listing website formed in 2008, launched an iPhone...
ThrillCall Launches App With Exclusive Event Offers

playing with swag from verizon who just stopped by @gangplank - though I took it apart already :) http://dailybooth.com/u/2htxb

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playing with swag from verizon who just stopped by @gangplank - though I took it apart already :) http://dailybooth.com/u/2htxb

Rap Genius Dissects Fired Groupon CEO Andrew Mason's Farewell Memo

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"Seems like Andrew has too much swag for a public company, they need to find more of a 'boring loser' type," and other notes on Mason's farewell memo. You know a CEO has gone out in style when his farewell memo makes it onto Rap Genius, the Internet's de...
Rap Genius Dissects Fired Groupon CEO Andrew Mason's Farewell Memo
There Was Only One Lousy Thing About My Lufthansa Business Class Flight To Dusseldorf
RockThePost revamps its crowdfunding platform. But can it compete in a crowded space?

Gaia Interactive launches RumbleKitten on iOS

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Monster Galaxy developer Gaia Interactive’s newest game, RumbleKitten, is now on available on the iTunes App Store. RumbleKitten is a free-to-play gesture-based game, set in a Dickensian world where orphaned cats engage in “underground tickle fights” in order to gain freedom from the oppression of local kingpin Daddy Cat....
Gaia Interactive launches RumbleKitten on iOS
With Justin Bieber Blasting, Uber Dabbles in Ice Cream Delivery for a Day
Next-gen Xbox 'Durango' codename accidentally confirmed by Crytek?
Tupac hologram performs at Coachella, keeps all eyez on him
Gdgt Will Kick Off CE Week With Gear, Swag and a $3,500 Prize

Stealthy Startup Gumhouse Raises $6M+ For A “Social Stream Video Shopping Network”

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A somewhat stealthy new startup called Gumhouse just raised over $6 million according to this SEC filing, and there are some big names attached to the project, it seems. According to the Gumhouse.com website, the service is described as a “social stream video shopping network,” which uses Facebook to personalize your...
Stealthy Startup Gumhouse Raises $6M+ For A “Social Stream Video Shopping Network”
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