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Pioneer previews six new touchscreen head units at CES

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Car audio gear maker Pioneer Electronics debuted a number of new wares at the 2013 CES show, including three new double DIN navigation receivers from its AVIC range and three multimedia-focused DVD receivers, two of which fold out from a single DIN slot. All six don't ship until March, so...
Pioneer previews six new touchscreen head units at CES
Click & Grow Turns To Kickstarter To Seed Its 2nd Gen "Smart Herb Garden"

Kodak offloads patents for $525 million, Apple and Google both grab a slice

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This isn't a huge surprise, since we already knew that specialist patent buyers were circling Kodak's wares with around half a billion dollars in their baggy pockets. Nevertheless, the deal is now done, with Intellectual Ventures and RPX Corporation working together to snap up the imaging IP for $525...
Kodak offloads patents for $525 million, Apple and Google both grab a slice

New York Times videos now exempt from paywall, free 'for the foreseeable future'

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The New York Times announced this morning that its paywall is coming down from the videos section of its website, meaning that you can now enjoy more than 10 videos per month about vegetable caramelization best practices. The free access comes at the price of advertiser content, of course,...
New York Times videos now exempt from paywall, free 'for the foreseeable future'

Asus says it's interested in making a Windows Phone, maybe even a Windows-based Padfone

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An Asus exec has revealed to the Wall Street Journal that his company is "in talks" with Microsoft to license Windows Phone 8. Talk is cheap, of course, but at this point WP8 is much in need of friends and it's interesting to contemplate what Asus might do with...
Asus says it's interested in making a Windows Phone, maybe even a Windows-based Padfone

CES 2013: Amazing spectacles and awkward moments

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Erase all misconceptions. CES isn't just a sprawling exposition of electronic wares. It's a three-ring circus of shock and awe, of surprise and delight. Exhibitors pony up major coin for booth space, and once that ante has been tossed, they need to attract eyeballs with something, anything, that stands...
CES 2013: Amazing spectacles and awkward moments
Boutiika's new features give offline boutiques an online edge
Here's The Next iPad, According To A Mess Of Leaked Images
Calm down, Marco: micropublishing is about more than just The Magazine

Thai Mobile Shopping App ShopSpot Adds Brands, Gets $630,000

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  Shopspot, a startup out of Thailand with a mobile shopping app, has won $630,000 (S$779,000) after switching its shopper matchmaking app to a more traditional shopping interface. Its earlier app focused on connecting individuals keen to sell their wares. The app would pair sellers and their goods with buyers...
Thai Mobile Shopping App ShopSpot Adds Brands, Gets $630,000
Director responsible for Apple's awful 'Genius' ads quits agency

Koss revamps Porta Pro headphones with iPhone remote, intros 'interlocking' earbuds

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We're baffled that we missed this gem of news during the bustle of CES, but it turns out that Koss has recently announced a new version of its iconic Porta Pro headphones. The Porta Pro KTC (Koss Touch Control), as it's dubbed, is essentially the same piece of retro...
Koss revamps Porta Pro headphones with iPhone remote, intros 'interlocking' earbuds
Lover.ly Gets To Know Users, Vendors Better With New Features: My Style And My Portfolios
Svpply's Store Explorer Lets You Window Shop From Your Phone

Distro Issue 76: Will a duo of phones and a new OS bring BlackBerry back to life?

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After delays and a software preview, RIM BlackBerry finally pulled the wraps off of it's new hardware and operating system that we'd been looking for the end of January to bring. In this week's edition of our e-publication, we take a look at all of the wares that the...
Distro Issue 76: Will a duo of phones and a new OS bring BlackBerry back to life?

Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean binaries added to AOSP

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Barely a fortnight after the Android 4.2 binaries were added to the Android Open Source Project database, here comes Android 4.2.1. It appears as if the files have been uploaded for the Nexus 10, Nexus 7, Galaxy Nexus (Verizon model included), but the Nexus 4 is being omitted for...
Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean binaries added to AOSP

Interest in Bing's iPhone app spikes even higher following Apple's apology letter

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Following the iOS 6 Maps frenzy, TNW noted that search queries for Bing’s iPhone app, which includes a mapping component, were on the rise. In fact, TNW dinged Microsoft early on for not taking a sharper route with its tool, which provides a workable maps experience, whilst Google was out...
Interest in Bing's iPhone app spikes even higher following Apple's apology letter

Companies behaving badly? It's time to move on

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From mis-selling and big bonuses to supporting the arms trade, we talk to disenchanted people who sought out an alternativeBarely a month goes by without another tale of a major UK company mis-selling to customers, dodging taxes, or generally behaving badly. Among the most notable, Barclays was fined £290m last...
Companies behaving badly? It's time to move on
Staples is now selling Apple accessories including Apple TV, keyboards, Airports, Magic Mouse, and Smart Covers

Adzuna Rolls Out Its Jobs Search Engine In Brazil, South Africa, Australia And Canada

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Following expansion into Germany last month, Adzuna, the UK startup that operates what it calls a next generation jobs search engine, is taking its wares even further afield today. The London-based company has rolled out dedicated sites for Brazil, South Africa, Australia and Canada. That’s an interesting mix of countries...
Adzuna Rolls Out Its Jobs Search Engine In Brazil, South Africa, Australia And Canada

iLuv outs three more Bluetooth speakers, NFC and Qi-certified wireless charging join the fray

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Looking for wireless charging and Bluetooth connectivity in your next speaker dock? If so, iLuv's most recent CES announcement may be of interest. The MobiRock is the company's first Bluetooth unit to sport Qi-certified wireless charging pad for re-juicing sans wires while blasting the latest Big Boi album. That's...
iLuv outs three more Bluetooth speakers, NFC and Qi-certified wireless charging join the fray

500 Startups Mexico City Comes North Of The Border With A Mountain View Demo Day

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Today, Dave McClure’s 500 Startups showed off some of its Latin America flavor. Just a day before its 500 Startups Accelerator Demo Day, the venture firm previewed some of the companies it has incubated in Mexico. Today in Mountain View, Calif., 500 Startups Mexico City held its first demo day...
500 Startups Mexico City Comes North Of The Border With A Mountain View Demo Day

Google selects five additional Kansas City markets for Fiber rollout

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It's not just in Kansas City anymore -- it's in the surrounding neighborhoods. Google's rolling out its Fiber service to five more areas in the midwestern municipality starting in the new year. After putting the finishing touches on installations in the Dub's Dread area, households in Piper Schools, Delaware...
Google selects five additional Kansas City markets for Fiber rollout

TNW at IBC: Telestream discuss how live-streaming is becoming more accessible for everyone

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TNW has been live streaming from the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam. For broadcasting technology it is one of the biggest events on the calendar where the companies behind the TV, radio and Web streams showcase their wares. Telestream creates products that make it possible to get video content...
TNW at IBC: Telestream discuss how live-streaming is becoming more accessible for everyone

Internet drug dealing on the rise, survey finds

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Global Drug Survey suggests Silk Road is just the most visible aspect of a much larger online drug-dealing phenomenonThe internet is starting to rival the backstreet as a place to buy illicit drugs, according to findings from the 2013 Global Drugs Survey, with 22% of users reporting the had bought...
Internet drug dealing on the rise, survey finds

Google Checkout for merchants to be retired on November 20th

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Although Google Checkout was rolled into Google Wallet at the end of 2011, it's still been an option for folks who peddle their wares online to collect payments. Come November 20th, however, the service will officially shut down. While Page and Co. recommend US-based merchants switch to the revamped...
Google Checkout for merchants to be retired on November 20th

TI cuts the cables, backs Miracast as wireless video standard for OMAP platform

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It wasn't but a few days ago that the Wi-Fi Alliance announced its certification program for the Miracast wireless display specification. Now, TI has thrown its weight behind the technology with the announcement that future versions of its OMAP processor and WiLink connectivity chip will adhere to Miracast standards....
TI cuts the cables, backs Miracast as wireless video standard for OMAP platform

The best of NY Tech Day, a showcase of New York startups

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More than 200 New York-based startups came out today to show off their wares. The offerings were a bit uneven, but CNET was on the job to call out the best of the best. [Read more]...
The best of NY Tech Day, a showcase of New York startups
Woz on Microsoft Surface: 'I want to use one, I want to own one'

FBI issues Android warning

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Two malware attacks illustrate the dangers of a wide-open development environment FORTUNE -- Developers often complain about the hoops Apple (AAPL) makes them jump through to get their wares into the iOS App Store. But the company has its reasons -- besides its 30% cut of the revenue -- and one...
FBI issues Android warning
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