BuyReply Raises $1 Million From Peter Thiel's Valar Ventures & Others For An SMS, Email & Twitter-Based E-Commerce Solutionview story

http://techcrunch.com – BuyReply, a company that has developed a new platform for e-commerce that allows consumers to purchase items from offline medium, such as TV, print, newspapers and more using email, SMS, or Twitter, has raised $1 million in seed funding, from Peter Thiel’s international fund Valar Ventures, along with Square Peg Ventures (Paul Bassat, founder of SEEK), Adrian MacKenzie, and others. Based in (IT news)

Now In Search Of Its Second Cohort, AcceleratorHK Wants To Boost Hong Kong's Nascent Startup Sceneview story

http://techcrunch.com – Hong Kong’s startup scene is still in its infancy, but the founders of AcceleratorHK, the city’s first accelerator program, have high hopes that it will become one of Asia’s leading tech hubs. AcceleratorHK, which is sponsored by Telerik, is now seeking the second batch of startups from within and outside of Hong Kong for its fourteen week incubator AcceleratorHK. (IT news)

Linux Mint Debian 201303 released!view story

http://blog.linuxmint.com – The team is proud to announce the release of LMDE 201303. Screenshots LMDE 201303 Cinnamon Edition LMDE 201303 MATE Edition Highlights Update Pack 6 MATE 1.4 Cinnamon 1.6 Installer improvements (graphical timezone and keyboard selection, support for installation on multiple HDD, slideshow, webcam and face picture support) Device Driver Manager Plymouth splash screen If you’re new to LMDE, welc (Distributions)

Google Expands Chromebooks’ Geographic Availabilityview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Google (NSDQ: GOOG) is opening up geographic availability of the Acer, Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) and Samsung Chromebooks to Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands to consumers, businesses and schools, according to a company blog post. “Many of you around the world have told us you’re eager to get your hands on a Chromebook, so we’ve been working with our part (IT news)

Tablets Now Taking A Greater Global Share Of Web Page Views Than Smartphones, According To Adobe’s Digital Indexview story

http://techcrunch.com – The proportion of web traffic coming from tablets has pushed past smartphones for the first time, according to Adobe’s latest Digital Index which has tracked more than 100 bil­lion vis­its to 1,000+ web­sites worldwide, between June 2007 to date, to compare which device types are driving the most page views. (IT news)

[all variants] Does Linux handle region code changes without alerting the hardware?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Does Linux handle region code changes without alerting the hardware? . The problem with DVD Burners is that they are limited to a maximum number of region-code changes before they will change region no more or, in some of the seconds and rejects imported into Australia, the burner is no longer able to read or write media once the limit is reached. . This problem is mitigated through the use of sof (Hardware)

IBM turns to Twitter to pick Australian Open fan favouritesview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Stan Beer | Published in: NetworkingThe 20 year strong tech agreement between IBM and Tennis Australia has been used to showcase Big Blue's talents in Big Data, cloud provisioning and harnessing the power of social media to reveal the sentiment of fans at the Australian Open Grand Slam tournament. (IT news)

Wi-Fi And Cellular Versions Of The iPad Mini And 4th-Gen iPad Will Hit China This Weekview story

http://techcrunch.com – Apple announced today that the Wi-Fi and cellular versions of the iPad mini and the fourth-generation iPad with Retina display will be available in China this Friday. (IT news)

Root without computerview story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – Hi, So I am wondering if it is possible to root the international S3 without a computer. I am running Swedish stock 4.1.1. I am not new to android but I am new to xda. The reason I am asking is because I am currently backpacking in Australia and I need to root so I can get the latest update + fix a bunch problems. With me I have a Asus transformer Eeepad if it helps at all wich I doubt. (HowTos)

app for youtubeview story

http://androidforums.com – g day all im getting used to my nexus 7,but was wondering is there a good app to download youtube videos to it so i can enjoy them say to my mx player or mobo,im talking music clips.also here in australia we dont have google music yet,so wheres a good place with lots of the older stuff to go to please. cheers john (General)