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from http://techcrunch.com 685 days ago

After launching its same day delivery service in San Francisco a few weeks ago, eBay is debuting ‘eBay Now’ to to New York City. Users in the area can download the new app here. The service offers customers in Manhattan (as far north as 125th Street) and the western edge ...

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from http://techcrunch.com 685 days ago

Google is said to have distributed an external test version of its native maps app for iOS, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. Citing “a person with direct knowledge of the matter,” the WSJ says that Google is readying the app for submission to the App ...

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from http://techcrunch.com 685 days ago

It’s no secret that Microsoft is doing its best to get more developers to write apps for its Windows 8 platform. Today, the company is announcing its newest initiative: Microsoft will host app labs for developers in 30 “technology and design hubs” around the world, including San Francisco, New York, ...

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from http://venturebeat.com/ 685 days ago

Why aren’t you getting rewarded for taking pictures of your favorite stuff? That’s the question raised by newly launched iOS app Kapture, which rewards users for taking photos of products and sharing them on Facebook and Twitter. For users this means getting free stuff for doing things they would have ...

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from http://venturebeat.com/ 685 days ago

Interplanetary internet, anyone? While NASA is busy extending the internet to outer space by increasing fault-tolerance and caching for packets traveling long distances over long periods of time, Chinese scientists are helping invent something that could make communication between Mars and Earth even more reliable. Or help create the next ...

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from http://venturebeat.com/ 685 days ago

Evernote released its latest update for Mac tricked out with over 100 new features. A post on the company blog claims that this is Evernote’s most significant update yet, based off a year of a year of consideration and development. User experience is at the forefront of the redesign. Evernote ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 685 days ago

Soccer players who commit major fouls at a pro soccer match in Mexico on Thursday night won't be flashed with the traditional red card referees use to mark major offenses. Instead, that ref will whip out a smartphone and point an all-red screen at offending players. That's thanks to Referee ...

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from http://techcrunch.com 685 days ago

Boston-based startup Lookout Gaming has drawn attention to the city’s often-overlooked consumer and mobile gaming community with a $1.25 million seed round from Boston investors Atlas Venture and Nextview Ventures, as well angels, including Mark Jung, former CEO of IGN. Founders Andrew Paradise and Casey Chafkin are applying their merchandising ...

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from http://techcrunch.com 685 days ago

We broke news on the official rollout of Facebook new mobile share button yesterday. Now it’s available for iOS and Android through app updates that also bring iOS users emoji for Messages, the ability to tag friends in any post or comment. Dedicated emoji messaging apps like Line have won ...

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from http://www.xconomy.com/ 685 days ago

Luke Timmerman Private biotech companies are fortunate if they can scrape together a few million bucks in this year’s venture financing drought, but didn’t stop Hayward, CA-based Intarcia Therapeutics from raking in a whopping $210 million to support its drug/device combo treatment for diabetes. Intarcia, a private company moving its ...

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from http://www.xconomy.com/ 685 days ago

João-Pierre S. Ruth Adopting the name of its chief product, New York’s GramercyOne became Booker Software on Tuesday, and in 2013 plans to take its automated deal-making service out of a pilot phase and make it available to more businesses. Companies such as hair salons, spas, fitness centers, chiropractors, and ...

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from http://www.xconomy.com/ 685 days ago

Curt Woodward It’s no surprise to hear someone running a startup accelerator praise their latest flock for tackling a broad set of problems. But when TechStars Boston managing director Katie Rae praised the latest class of graduates for the diversity of their ideas, it turns out she wasn’t just reciting ...

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from http://www.xconomy.com/ 685 days ago

Catherine Arnst There are some 300 incubators outside the U.S. nurturing hundreds of innovative startup companies, according to Eyal Bino, founder of Worldwide Investor Network. But few of these enterprises attract the interest of U.S. investors, particularly in New York, where the money is. That’s where Bino comes in. “I ...

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from http://mashable.com/ 685 days ago

A new study finds that animals in captivity experience boredom just like humans. We found 20 photos to prove it. More About: Watercooler, animals, cats, dogs

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from http://mashable.com/ 685 days ago

Don't delay, get your tickets to the Mashable Media Summit now. The biggest leaders in the industry will share the hottest trends in digital media, from mobile's effect on media to an inside look at Reddit. You can view the agenda online, and in the gallery below, see an inside ...

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