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The Spirit Of Coopetition Is Alive And Well In The Cloudview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Increasingly, companies that compete directly with another have been announcing major partnerships, and we saw a couple of good examples this week with Microsoft and Salesforce and IBM and SAP. Not coincidentally in my view, they both involved the cloud. That’s because companies may want to compete, but customers want their technology vendors to just get along. (IT news)

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TestFlight Beta Testing Goes Live For All iOS Developersview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple has pushed its TestFlight Beta testing service live for everyone, the company revealed on its developer news portal today. Registered developers can now invite up to 1,000 beta testers to try out their iOS apps, using emailed invitations sent via the iTunes Connect portal. (IT news)

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So Long #Gamergate. What Did You Teach Us?view story

http://techcrunch.com –  The hashtag is still going, as are the fervent speculations and plans for operations on 8chan and Reddit, but the movement that is #Gamergate is dead. But what, if anything, did it teach us? Read More (IT news)

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GT Advanced Technologies To End Sapphire Business And Settle Debt With Appleview story

http://techcrunch.com –  GT Advanced Technologies, the company Apple had entered into a deal with worth $578 million last year for the advance purchase of sapphire components, has reached an agreement with the iPhone maker to settle its outstanding debt. (IT news)

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Google Rolls Out An Invite System For Its New Email App, Inbox By Gmailview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Good news, you don’t have to scour eBay for an invite to Google’s new email application, Inbox. You just have to know someone who got in. Today, Google announced by way of its “Inbox by Gmail” Twitter account that each Inbox user will now receive 3 invites they can hand out to friends. Hilariously, the invite button emoji is a golden ticket. (IT news)

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You Too May Be A Victim Of Developaralysisview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Dear developers: Do you feel insecure because you’re only fluent in a mere eight programming languages used across three families of devices? Does exposure to yet another JavaScript framework make you shudder and wince? Have you postponed a pet project because you couldn’t figure out which cloud platform would be best for it? You too may suffer from Developaralysis. Be afraid. (IT news)

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Life360 Acquires Two-Month-Old HelloWorldview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Today, location-sharing startup Hello World is announcing that it has been acquired by Life360 for an undisclosed seven-figure sum. Read More (IT news)

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Carvey Is A Powerful CNC Machine For The Rest Of Usview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Robotic CNC machines – cutting systems that use spinning tools to swipe through metal, wood, and plastic – are cool but ugly. Most of them are as big as a fridge and designed to carve out objects in a few minutes but none will sit quietly on your desk and do its business with aplomb and elegance. Now, however, there’s Carvey. Carvey is the Form 1 of CNC. (IT news)

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IBM Earnings Reflect Just How Difficult Transformation Really Isview story

http://techcrunch.com –  The news came out this week that IBM had another bad quarterly report card. Unfortunately for IBM it marked the 10th straight quarter of falling revenue, indicating that maybe something’s not quite right at Big Blue. (IT news)

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MasterCard Will Borrow A Touch ID Trick For Fingerprint Scanning Credit Cardview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple isn’t the only company using biometrics to authenticate payments and purchases – Apple Pay partner MasterCard wants to make fingerprint scanning something even people without an iOS device can use to digitally ‘sign’ for contactless transactions. (IT news)

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11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Weekview story

http://techcrunch.com –  From egg freezing to Apple’s iPad and iMac debut event in Cupertino, here are the top stories from 10/11 to 10/17. 1. Edward Snowden conducted a remote interview as part of the New Yorker Festival, where he was asked a couple of variants on the question of what we can do to protect our privacy. (IT news)

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Loly Adds A Supersized Emoji Sparkle To Your iPhoneview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Move over boring old static smiley face and wine glass emoticons, Loly is a new, bigger, prettier emoji app now available on the App Store. Online fashion pioneer Gina Pell created the new app to fill a need for the “chic and stylish” to have a better way to express themselves. Pell is the founder of early e-commerce fashion site Splendora. (IT news)