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UK carrier O2 dropping its mobile wallet service after less than two years

O2 UK's carrier-independent Money mobile wallet may have proven a little too ambitious. The network is shutting down the service on March 31st so that it can investigate "new and better ways" to handle payments -- in other words, it's not satisfied with Money's performance. Both the market and O2's …

The fabulous lives of venture capital kingmakers Ken and Ben Lerer

Ken Lerer and son Ben are the kings of New York City's venture capital scene, says a new profile in <i>New York Magazine.</i> "The Lerers are a little Mafia-esque," writes author Jessica Pressler, as she listens to them reflect on past successes between drinks at the back of a West Village restaurant where …

Matt Mullenweg Becomes Automattic CEO As Toni Schneider Shifts Focus To New Products

WordPress creator and Automattic founder Matt Mullenweg is taking over as CEO of the company, it was announced today. He takes over for Toni Schneider, who has been CEO of Automattic for just over eight years now, and who helped turn the company that owns and operates WordPress into what Om Malik …

PayPal starts testing seamless online store checkouts

PayPal can be a hassle for online shopping when you have to leave a store's site just to finish your transaction. Purchases should be much simpler once PayPal finishes rolling out its new In-Context Checkout, though. The technology lets you enter all your billing and shipping info through a pop-up; …

Feds accuse Apple of “character assassination” over antitrust monitor – UPDATE

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p><i>UPDATE: Late Monday afternoon, Reuters reported that U.S. District Judge Denise Cote refused Apple’s request to dismiss the</i> …

Turn’s Series E Round Further Boosts Ad-Tech Startups

Venture investors may have turned their attention to earlier stage ad-tech companies at the right time now that big investments and strong IPOs could give their valuations a boost.<p>On Monday morning, Turn announced an $80 million Series E round, which included investments by Fidelity Investments and …

Why Curved Glass Will Change Gadget Design Forever

At CES this week, Corning announced a new type of glass that will make curved iPhones and iWatches possible. And that’s just to start.<p>The smartphones in our hands, the tablets on our laps, the computers on our desks and the televisions on our walls. We live in a blocky world of glowing glass …

Kim Dotcom to launch 'Megaparty' for New Zealand elections

Kim Dotcom has announced he is launching a political party in his adopted home of New Zealand to contest the country's general election this year.<p>The indicted internet entrepreneur says he is founding and funding the party, but will not be a candidate. Born Kim Schmitz in Germany, the 39-year-old …

Video messaging app Wordeo turns plain text into audiovisual poetry

Six-second Vine clips are all well and good, but the best ones involve significant amounts of creative energy and pre-planning. A new video messaging app called Wordeo, on the other hand, tries to simplify things by asking you to write a text message first, and then automatically providing short …