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AT&T Confirms It Will Carry Sony's Xperia TL, Keeps Mum On Pricing And Release Date

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Sony only outed its newest trio of Xperia smartphones just over a month ago in Berlin, and AT&T has just announced that its already grooming the device for a U.S. launch. Oh, and in case you care, the phone will also appear on-screen as James Bond’s phone of choice in...
AT&T Confirms It Will Carry Sony's Xperia TL, Keeps Mum On Pricing And Release Date

RCA Mobile TV Tablet combines DTV with Dyle, arrives this spring for $299

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The RCA DMT580D may not be memorably named, but the television-centric tablet stands out for other reasons: most notably, its combination of DTV and Dyle-powered mobile TV. RCA's toting its "Mobile TV Tablet" as, "the electronics industry's first dual-tuner mobile TV" -- making your on-the-go viewings of The View...
RCA Mobile TV Tablet combines DTV with Dyle, arrives this spring for $299
The gamification brain trust: intrinsically motivating people to change behavior (part 2)

Prejudice and guilty pleasures: why we love and loathe Augusta | Scott Murray

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Enjoy four days of pristine conscience-free golf. Unless they're serving up dolphin at the Masters Champions DinnerThere's an old Louis CK routine on defending the indefensible in which the US comedian considers responsibly harvested fish, and why it's acceptable to eat tuna, but not dolphin. "I think it's wrong to...
Prejudice and guilty pleasures: why we love and loathe Augusta | Scott Murray
Cuts focus VMware's future on its past, sources say

Seamless And GrubHub Confirm Merger, GrubHub Co-Founder Maloney To Be Combined Company's CEO

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Today is turning out to be quite a memorable Monday — hot on the heels of Yahoo’s Tumblr acquisition announcement, online food ordering services GrubHub and Seamless have officially confirmed that the two companies will merge into one as we previously reported. Many of the juicy details — like what...
Seamless And GrubHub Confirm Merger, GrubHub Co-Founder Maloney To Be Combined Company's CEO
Sine Mora, a side-scrolling shooter for the masses (review)

Got $2m to spare? You can try to buy KillerStartups and their killer domain Startups.com

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According to people familiar with the matter, Internet startup community website and blog platform KillerStartups is actively seeking a buyer for its brand, content and domain names. Among its assets is the domain name Startups.com, which is included in the package for sale. The company behind KillerStartups has been peddling...
Got $2m to spare? You can try to buy KillerStartups and their killer domain Startups.com

Project Fiona becomes Razer Edge, starts at $999, sans controller

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Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan has been dreaming about building a true PC gaming portable for years. He's cooked up prototype clamshells, controller-toting tablets, and built two top of the line gaming laptops along the way -- but now his dream is almost ready: the Razer Edge. Look familiar? It...
Project Fiona becomes Razer Edge, starts at $999, sans controller
Uber Providing On Demand BBQ To SXSW Attendees
Adobe launches Shadow, a new toolkit for mobile developers

Oracle Bids to Own Cloud Computing in the Enterprise

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It took, by Larry Ellison’s own admission, “almost seven years of relentless engineering and innovation plus key strategic acquisitions,” but today the Oracle CEO was able to make the announcement that the database giant would be entering the public cloud sector with Oracle Cloud. So far, the crowd has yet...
Oracle Bids to Own Cloud Computing in the Enterprise

Google Play adds carrier billing for music, movies and books

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Don't feel like having media purchased through Google Play billed directly to your credit card? Well, now you can have those charges simply added to your monthly phone bill, provided you're on T-Mobile here in the US, or NTT Docomo, KDDI, or Softbank in Japan. According to Google's posting...
Google Play adds carrier billing for music, movies and books
Zaarly phases out buyer-centric marketplace to focus on sellers
Path's new iPad app gets bigger, prettier, and easier
Tiny Robotic Bee Assembles Itself Like Pop-up Book

Marvel giving away over 700 free first issue digital comics (for real, totally seriously this time)

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Remember, like, not even a month ago when Marvel tried giving away over 700 first issues of its comic library in digital form on ComiXology? Apparently that didn't work so well, with rabid fans crashing the digital comic service while attempting pull down as many issues as possible. Fret...
Marvel giving away over 700 free first issue digital comics (for real, totally seriously this time)
Watch Microsoft's Surface keynote now online, re-live the mystery unveil from the comfort of your browser

Audi goes arty, crafts A4 replica slot cars for 'quattro experience' installation (video)

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Audi and art? Those two worlds aren't ones we'd necessarily lump together. But the luxury car-maker's done just that, collaborating with Slot Mods USA to create the "quattro experience," an installation replete with remote controllable A4 replicas and a custom track. Let's be clear, though, this is no mere...
Audi goes arty, crafts A4 replica slot cars for 'quattro experience' installation (video)
NASA's gift to us all: the spacey, interactive 'black marble' app

Introducing The Tech Show, Seattle's new monthly three-ring circus networking event

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Take the Emerald City’s most well-known techies and geeks. Then, bring them together once a month for a live 70′s style game/variety/talk show complete with original music and tightly constructed game sequences. The Seattle startup scene could be in for an entertaining treat. This is the formula for “The...
Introducing The Tech Show, Seattle's new monthly three-ring circus networking event

Scary Security Firm VUPEN Selling ‘Bullets for Cyberwar’

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Chaouki Bekrar, chief executive of VUPEN. (topnews.in) Some do it for the lulz, others do it for the Benjamins. In a piece published today in Forbes, Andy Greenburg introduces us to VUPEN, a company that is apparently a proponent of the latter. VUPEN sells hacking secrets to government agencies for...
Scary Security Firm VUPEN Selling ‘Bullets for Cyberwar’

Design for hackers guru Kadavy talks white space, typeography, & more [video]

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David Kadavy is the acknowledged guru of design for web and mobile hackers, and (lucky us) he took some time to chat with VentureBeat about those topics during South By Southwest Interactive. In this clip, Kadavy talks about white space, the expansive history of typography, and his book, which...
Design for hackers guru Kadavy talks white space, typeography, & more [video]

3G Vita headed to Canada via Rogers on Oct. 2, Canadian gamers remain non-plussed

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Despite having launched elsewhere in the world already, Sony's 3G PlayStation Vita is heading north to Canada with help from Rogers Communications this October. Beyond the usual features of the Vita, the 3G model offers access to various social networks while on-the-go, as well as a handful of games...
3G Vita headed to Canada via Rogers on Oct. 2, Canadian gamers remain non-plussed

Aviary focuses on Windows 8 with new AMD partnership

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Aviary, the photo-editing toolkit, and chipmaker AMD announced today they’re partnering to give Windows 8 users and developers a better, faster set of photo-editing tools and features. AMD Ventures put an undisclosed amount into the software startup, which enabled the development of Aviary’s new Windows 8 SDK that will...
Aviary focuses on Windows 8 with new AMD partnership

Evernote Smart Notebook hands-on (video)

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The Evernote Smart Notebook is here! Well, almost here -- it arrives on October 1 -- but we got our Moleskin-lovin' hands on the app/notebook combo a bit ahead of schedule this evening. The combination works by combining the drawings, notes, and whatever other Moleskin-bound scribblings you pen with...
Evernote Smart Notebook hands-on (video)

Xbox Music heads to Xbox 360 first tomorrow, PC / tablets on Oct. 26, WP8 soon after; we go hands-on

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When Xbox Music goes live tomorrow on the Xbox 360, console owners will be the first to access the Spotify-esque service from Microsoft. Well, some of them will at least -- existing Zune Pass subscribers (now an "Xbox Music Pass") and folks willing to pony up $9.99/month or $99.90/year...
Xbox Music heads to Xbox 360 first tomorrow, PC / tablets on Oct. 26, WP8 soon after; we go hands-on
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