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A New App Called Ping May Have Finally Made Email Less Of A Pain

Email, as you know, can sometimes be daunting, annoying, and even worse: distracting.<p>Ping's creator and CEO Erez Pilosof told Business Insider that he created Ping as a way to re-think the way we deal with email and make it more conversational. "Email should adapt to us, not the other way around," …

MLS All-Stars vs. as Roma: Loss to Italian Squad Another Setback for MLS

In what was less than a competitive match, AS Roma has defeated the MLS All-Stars by a score of 3-1. This was a continuation of a growing tradition in which Major League Soccer throws their All-Stars into the fire against a top European squad.<p>Unfortunately, it was also another setback for the …

NBA free agency: Cavaliers offer Andrew Bynum 2-year, $24 million contract

Andrew Bynum is one of the biggest enigmas of the free agency process after missing all of last season. The Cleveland Cavaliers have nonethless put together an intriguing offer for him.<p>Andrew Bynum reportedly wants a one-year contract to prove he's capable of playing in the NBA at a high level …

Improved Android User Experience Saves Half A Million Dollars

Regional carrier Cincinnati Bell was faced with a problem: Customers were returning too many Android devices, and operating costs were slowly rising as a result.<p>With smartphone penetration moving past the mass market and into the laggard category, many are getting their first taste of smartphones …

Tesla crosses the $100 per share mark

Electric car maker Tesla Motors (s TSLA) is continuing its swift stock market trajectory this week. On Tuesday the company opened up at $101.55, …

Appurify raises $4.5M to help developers speed up mobile app testing

In an effort to save developers from mobile app testing hell, Appurify has developed a service that automates testing across actual mobile devices.<p>The company announced today that it has raised $4.5 million in a first round of funding led by Google Ventures. While its platform is still in private …

Galaxy S4 is the first smartphone to support Verizon's upcoming LTE expansion (update)

The first smartphone to take advantage of Verizon's upcoming AWS spectrum is already out in the wild. <i>Bloomberg</i> reports that Samsung's Galaxy S4 will be able to support AWS on Verizon when it launches later this year. The phone will require a software update to activate support for the spectrum, …

Tracy McGrady headed to NBA Finals with San Antonio Spurs

Tracy McGrady is a seven-time All-Star, a two-time NBA first-teamer, and twice the NBA's scoring champion, but he's never made it out of the first round of the playoffs -- until this season. And we're happy for him.<p>Tracy McGrady is one of the purest scorers in NBA history, and although he isn't …

LeBron James sees point to flopping

INDIANAPOLIS -- LeBron James vehemently denies he's a flopper but openly recognizes it as an effective strategy.<p>"Some guys have been doing it for …

Tim Duncan Cut His Salary In Half To Keep The Spurs Together

But rather than demanding one last massive payday, Duncan cut his salary in half by signing a three-year, $30 million deal. One year after being the third highest paid player, Duncan knocked himself down to 61st, meaning he made less this year than Richard Hamilton or Hedo Turkoglu.<p>Duncan's pay cut …

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