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A game-changer for Kindle Touch? Startup debuts handwriting recognition in puzzle book

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Puzzle technology startup Puzzazz is giving Amazon’s Kindle Touch a capability that even Amazon itself didn’t envision — letting users input numbers and letters by writing them naturally with a finger on the screen, rather than tapping at the e-reader’s tiny on-screen keyboard. The new TouchWrite technology, developed internally...
A game-changer for Kindle Touch? Startup debuts handwriting recognition in puzzle book

CheckinDJ is the Foursquare for Spotify

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CheckinDJ may be the cure for the bar jukebox dominated by die-hard Nickelback fans. True to its name, it’s a check-in app that uses music preferences from social network profiles to create playlists for coffeeshops and other venues. Built by Mobile Radicals, a group of researchers and developers at Lancaster...
CheckinDJ is the Foursquare for Spotify
The secret to the Windows 8 keyboard design: common sense

Nintendo TVii supported by 'all' major US and Canadian cable companies, dish services

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Nintendo TVii will support "all" cable and dish carriers in the US and Canada, Nintendo director of strategic partnership Zach Fountain told Engadget this afternoon. He said that no major carriers are excluded, and the only requirement for signing up is inputting your cable company's account information to the...
Nintendo TVii supported by 'all' major US and Canadian cable companies, dish services

Former Marks and Spencer chairman Sir Stuart Rose joins fashion recommendation site Dressipi in advisory role

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Dressipi, the online fashion and recommendation service has announced that the former chairman of Marks and Spencer (M&S), Sir Stuart Rose is to join the company as its chairman. In short, Dressipi is a consumer clothing site that offers a personal style guide, fashion tips and advice. It was recently...
Former Marks and Spencer chairman Sir Stuart Rose joins fashion recommendation site Dressipi in advisory role
SportStream wants to be your second screen while watching the big game
Home Inventory Updates Its Mac- And iPhone-Based Approach To Keeping Tabs On Your Worldly Possessions
ESPN Launches Personalized SportsCenter Feed Web App, Proves It Just Gets Digital
Sorry, Apple fans: the Google/Motorola fake address "scandal" is no scandal at all

Here's The Dismally Small Number Of 'Normal' People That The Biggest Social Media Campaigns Actually Reach

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Everyone in the marketing business has heard of Subservient Chicken, Will It Blend? and the Serenading Unicorn. These campaigns are legendary within the business for the vast audiences they created. But have you ever wondered how many people in the general population—i.e. those whose jobs don't depend on following...
Here's The Dismally Small Number Of 'Normal' People That The Biggest Social Media Campaigns Actually Reach
Google Maps seen as a blessing and a curse for Apple

Ginger Software digests $5M to help non-native speakers master English

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Ginger Software has completed an extended round of funding for its language recognition software that helps users master English as a second language. There are plenty of computer services out there that teach the semantic elements of English and help with commonly-used phrases. Where these products often fall short is...
Ginger Software digests $5M to help non-native speakers master English

Skobbler debuts ForeverMap 2 for iOS, an OpenStreetMaps-powered mapping tool with offline route-planning

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There’s no shortage of mapping and GPS apps for iOS, and in the fallout from Apple Maps’ disastrous launch last year, the spotlight was shone on a number of mapping alternatives. And Google Maps finally arrived on the scene too. But one of the others ones out there, built on...
Skobbler debuts ForeverMap 2 for iOS, an OpenStreetMaps-powered mapping tool with offline route-planning

Travel search firm Rome2Rio goes B2B, raises $450k and appoints interim CEO

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Australian travel search technology startup Rome2Rio has raised $450,000 in funding from an unnamed online travel agency in Asia and Melbourne entrepreneurs Guy King and Bevan Clark (who founded and sold RetailMeNot). In addition, the company has appointed one of its advisors to interim CEO, namely Viator founder and former...
Travel search firm Rome2Rio goes B2B, raises $450k and appoints interim CEO
42floors takes $12.3M to hack commercial real estate at home, abroad
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