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Canada's startup visa program in 'hyperdrive' but U.S. is 'dysfunctional' (interview)
Smart Scaling: 5 questions you should ask every prospective hire (and 5 questions you shouldn't)

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ABC's livestreaming TV app comes to Kindle Fire

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Following its initial launch on iOS, broadcast television network ABC is bringing its livestreaming app “Watch ABC” to Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD, the company announced today. The app itself will bring live TV to the Kindle Fire as its broadcasted on regular television. It also offers...
ABC's livestreaming TV app comes to Kindle Fire
Funding daily: Not your grandmother's tech

Braintree publicly launches Venmo Touch to 'be as important for next decade of commerce as PayPal was for last'

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Buying something on mobile devices is a feat of digital dexterity (see what I did there?). Payments company Braintree has publicly released Venmo Touch and made updates to its iOS software developer kit (SDK) to make mobile purchases...
Braintree publicly launches Venmo Touch to 'be as important for next decade of commerce as PayPal was for last'
Vine finally lets you embed its bite-sized videos on the web
Groundfloor unveils 'Lending Club for real-estate' so you can get richer, faster (exclusive)

Tumblr reinvents its Android app, bringing back the fun

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale So much in mobile app development is so serious these days. Interfaces are often beautiful, but seldom fun, as the relentless drive to small-screen efficiency and usability crowds out creativity. That’s not the problem with Tumblr’s new Android...
Tumblr reinvents its Android app, bringing back the fun
Are ladies' underpants the next billion-dollar startup?
Funding Daily: Super hot chocolate
Looking back at WordPress on its 10th birthday (infographic)
Funding Daily: Top Chef finale
Nvidia's Tegra 4 beats Qualcomm's fastest Snapdrgon processor
Google and Motorola are working on a 'X phone' to take on the iPhone
EMC & VMware to launch Paul Maritz-led unit dedicated to 'big data' & cloud

Forget affiliate marketing, Consignd lets you earn more with Pinterest-driven storefronts

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Admit it, you’ve thought about dabbling in affiliate marketing. After all, who wouldn’t want to make an extra buck by sharing a few products on their blog or Twitter? But unless you’re an Internet superstar, chances are you won’t end up making much from traditionally low-commission affiliate programs. Amazon’s...
Forget affiliate marketing, Consignd lets you earn more with Pinterest-driven storefronts
Court tells Apple that Amazon's use of the term "app store" is not false advertising
PBS classes up Silicon Valley TV shows with its own program
Balrogs! Kabam can't keep #11 top grossing iOS game The Hobbit live tonight

Nokia Lumia 521 launching with T-mobile

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T-Mobile has revealed that it will exclusively offer the Windows 8 powered Nokia 521 device on its 4G network in the U.S.  T-mobile has yet to announce availability and pricing but the 521 is expected to go on the market in late Spring or early summer. Nokia launched four new...
Nokia Lumia 521 launching with T-mobile

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Remote-controlled toys have never really gone out of style, and with technological advances it is likely that you’re already carrying around a remote for one in your pocket – your iPhone – so all you need now is the toy to control. That’s where the latest VentureBeat offer comes...
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With BroadHop buy-up, Cisco expands its policy portfolio

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Cisco Systems announced on its blog today that it will acquire Denver-based BroadHop for an undisclosed sum. The technology will be used to shape mobile data traffic, and will be folded into Cisco’s service provider networking group. According to Cisco’s VP of Corporate Business Development Hilton Romanski, global IP traffic is projected to...
With BroadHop buy-up, Cisco expands its policy portfolio
Cut down on parking rage with ParkWhiz, reserve spots in advance
NASA to host first Google+ Hangout from the International Space Station on Feb. 22
So, you missed these 5 awesome stories this week
How Pixar created the ultrarealistic animated film, The Blue Umbrella (interview)
Comscore: Apple tops LG as No. 2 U.S. mobile phone maker
Coming to its senses, Microsoft will expand Surface rollout to more stores
China bans internet anonymity
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