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Staples Begins Selling Square Stand

Mobile payment startup Square launched its Square Stand for the iPad in May, in a bid to help store owners replace cash registers, and now the accessory has gone on sale in Staples outlets in the US.<p>Back in July, the Square Stand hit its first physical retail stores — the Apple Store and Best Buy — …

The Real Reason Tesla Is Still Alive (And Other Green Car Companies Aren't)

Say goodbye to another green car start-up. Vehicle Production Group, which planned to build thousands of wheelchair-accessible vans powered by natural gas, has called it quits. According to Bloomberg, the company ran out of money and couldn’t pay its 100 employees anymore.<p>Add VPG to the growing …

How Amazon And Netflix Are, And Aren't, Changing TV

As technology companies take over more and more of the functions that once belonged to television networks and media conglomerates, what will that mean for the nature of the episodic video content — ie. TV shows — we’ll be offered in years to come? Glimpses of the answer are visible in recent moves …

12 Years And Counting: The Amazing Life Of Apple's iPod

When we got off the train at Grand Central Terminal, we began to walk toward the theater district (we were going to see "Rent"), and we excitedly took it all in.<p>All of a sudden, my friend pointed up at an ad sitting right on top of the Times Square Applebee's.<p>"I got that for Christmas," she told me.<p>…

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How 'smart parking' could save a million barrels of oil every day

Smart parking uses low-cost sensors, real-time data collection, and mobile-phone-enabled automated payment systems that help drivers quickly find a …

BitTorrent Sync Passes 1 Million Users, Gets iPad Support and API

BitTorrent today announced the release of the BitTorrent Sync Beta API as well as version 1.2 of the client, which improves transfer speed and adds support for a native iPad version. At the same time, the company revealed two new milestones for its file synchronization tool: over 1 million monthly …

Beck Announces L.A. 'Song Reader' Concert, Teams With Warby Parker

Jack Black, Jarvis Cocker, John C. Reilly and more will join the musician on stage<p>Earlier this week, Beck announced that his latest album <i>Morning …

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Banksy in New York: See the Street Artist's Five-Borough Residency

British icon turns the city into his canvas for "Better Out Than In" series<p>29<p>"An inflatable throw-up on the Long Island Expressway" on October 31st, …

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Pussy Riot Member Transferred to New Prison

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova's family says she has disappeared after removal from penal colony<p>Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has been transferred …

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Contest Over: Win 2 Tickets to the Youtube Awards in NYC

Happy Saturday guys! Today we’re giving away a pair of tickets to tomorrow’s Youtube Awards. Hosted by actor Jason Schwartzman, the aptly-named …

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Free Food Type November Wallpaper

Now releasing the second installment of my calendar series in mashed potato form. Thanks to all of you for your support of this project! Download …

The Latest illy Art Collection Project: Artist Liu Wei

Third generation family-owned coffee giants illy have been partnering with artists from around the world since 1992 on their illy Art Collection …

Lago Wildwood table at D_Place Host 2013