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A Month After Going International, Social Commerce Platform Fancy Raises $53 Million

Fancy, the shoppable rival to Pinterest, is said to have raised $53 million from investors, bringing the company valuation to $600 million, Bloomberg reported this morning.<p>The July 3 SEC filing disclosing the funding round did not name the full roster of investors. A Bloomberg source “familiar with …

GE just invented the first “internet of things” device you’ll actually want to own

Quirky<p>If you’ve always wanted to be able to check, from anywhere in the world, exactly how many eggs are in your fridge at home, the Egg Minder is for you. Sure, it sounds silly. Do we really need an internet-connected device and companion smartphone app to tell us something so inessential? But …

Internet of Things

Cryptographic bug in Android lets hackers create malicious apps with system access

Security researchers have found a bug in Android which allows them to create malicious Android apps which appear to be genuine with the correct digital signatures. In computing, digital signatures allow any piece of data, including an app, to be checked to see that it is genuine and actually comes …

Apps

What are some of the best designed Android apps? Google answers

Android apps have come a long way. In the early days of the Android Market, many criticized the look and feel of the average Android app, especially when it came to design. Things have changed for the better since then, and Apple’s App Store no longer has a monopoly on beautifully designed, …

Apps

Does it still make sense to buy a Nook HD?

I suppose the writing was on the tablet. Back in May, ostensibly in honor of Mother's Day, Barnes & Noble whipped out some pretty hefty discounts on its Nook HD and Nook HD+.<p>Then, earlier this month, the cuts went even deeper for Father's Day, with the 7-inch and 8.9-inch slates selling for $129 …