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eBay And PayPal Will Become Separate Public Companies In 2015

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eBay Inc. has decided to split its two main properties, eBay and PayPal, into separate entities. As a result of the restructuring, eBay’s current CEO and CFO will step down …
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Grooveshark May Be Looking At Its Final Days

By  •  2 days ago

A New York federal judge ruled Monday night that music streaming service Grooveshark has infringed on thousands of major label copyrights. After many years of trying to put an end …
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VentureBreak Weekly #57: Ello Selfie Drone

By  •  2 days ago

Ello, why you should always read the TOS, Amazon’s Twitch acquisition, the Jimmy John’s hack, a wearable selfie drone, verified Twitter accounts, and more.

Panel: Brad Merrill, Will Reynolds Young


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Why You Should Read The TOS: Londoners Sign Away First Born Child For Free WiFi

By  •  2 days ago

A group of Londoners unknowingly agreed to give up their first born child in an experiment exploring the dangers of public WiFi use.

The experiment, backed by European law enforcement …
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5K iMac To Launch With OS X Yosemite

By  •  2 days ago

Reports from 9to5Mac and Jack March suggest that we’ll see a 5120 x 2880 display on a new iMac very soon. The 27-inch all-in-one machine will also have similar …
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This Wearable Drone Launches Off Your Wrist To Take Selfies For You

By  •  3 days ago

Meet Nixie, the world’s first wearable selfie drone. Yes, you read that right. It’s a wearable camera that flies off your wrist to take your picture from the air, …
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Instagram Reportedly Blocked In China

By  •  3 days ago

Instagram appears to be down in mainland China as pro-democracy demonstrations are taking place in Hong Kong, according to monitoring sites and reports from users in the country.

The …
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Google To Require More Google Apps On Android Devices

By  •  5 days ago

According to a report by The Information, we may soon see more Google apps coming preloaded on Android devices.

Confidential documents on new contract requirements detail raising the amount of …
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Amazon’s Twitch Acquisition Is Now Complete

By  •  5 days ago

Amazon’s $970 million acquisition of Twitch, the popular live video platform for gamers, was completed on Thursday. You can see the full SEC filing here, which states: “On September 25, …
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Rithmio Raises $650k For World’s First Gesture Recognition Platform With Automatic Learning

By  •  6 days ago

Rithmio, the gesture recognition software company that has developed the world’s first platform that automatically learns new user-defined gestures, has announced that it has raised $650,000 in a seed round …
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