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Don't Compare The Brazilian Spying Case To The NSA's Mass Surveillance Effortsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Earlier today a Brazilian newspaper broke the story that ABIN, the top intelligence agency in that country, has employed low-tech spying techniques on foreign diplomats. This is sticky for the country as it has been intensely critical of the NSA and its practices of mass surveillance the world around. (IT news)

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First-Time Chilean Entrepreneur Raises $16M To Disrupt Latin America's Insurance Marketview story

http://techcrunch.com – Sebastian Valin, founder and CEO of ComparaOnline Editor’s note: Julie Ruvolo is a freelance writer and editor of RioChromatic.com. You can follow her on Twitter @jruv. Think about that pure, unbridled feeling when you knew you wanted to be an entrepreneur. Now think about the most unsexy business you could possibly start. Did you think of an insurance product and financial services aggregator? (IT news)

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Soundwave, The Music Discovery App Backed By Mark Cuban, Is Placing A Big Bet On Big Dataview story

http://techcrunch.com – What happens when your app manages to attract Woz as a fan, Mark Cuban as an investor, Stephen Fry to help launch, and you’re featured by Apple and Google in its respective app stores? A shed load of downloads, that’s what. In the case of Dublin-based Soundwave, the music discovery app that tracks the listening habits of you, your friends and other users you follow, we’re talking (IT news)

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DigitalOcean Wants To Challenge Amazon, Linode And Co. With Better Prices, Marketing And Focus On Simplicityview story

http://techcrunch.com – DigitalOcean is quickly becoming a household name in the web-hosting world. For $5 a month, the company lets you rent a basic virtual private server (or “droplets,” as the company calls them) with 512MB of RAM and a 20GB of SSD-powered hard disk space in one of its three locations (two in the U.S. and one in Amsterdam). (IT news)

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50M Matches Strong, Hot Mobile Dating App Tinder Is Ready To Go Global, And Move Beyond Flirtingview story

http://techcrunch.com – Digital dating is nothing to scoff at; it’s a big business, and it’s changed a lot of lives — mostly for the better. Yet, while dating has seen enormous progress during the Digital Era, there’s still a lot garbage out there, and the space is still mostly dominated by a handful of old names. (IT news)

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Kobo Launches Aura, A High-Res E-Reader, As It Preps For Its Own App Store This Summerview story

http://techcrunch.com – Kobo, the Canadian e-reader, tablet and e-book company owned by Japan’s e-commerce giant Rakuten, today unveiled its newest device, the Aura HD, a limited-edition e-reader it’s aiming it at power bookworms, with a 265dpi resolution on a 6.8-inch screen, 4 gigabytes of storage and a two-month battery life for the premium price of $169.99 (£139.99). (IT news)

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Entrepreneurial Excellence: Can 10,000 Hours Of Practice Make Perfect?view story

http://techcrunch.com – Editor’s note: Jon Auerbach is a partner at Charles River Ventures, a 42-year-old, early-stage venture firm based in Menlo Park and Cambridge, Mass., where he focuses on mobile technologies. Follow him on Twitter @jgauerbach. Research over the past two decades has identified a strong link between hours of practice and expertise in sports, chess and the performing arts. (IT news)

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Problem with Cable TV and Sony NSZ-GS7view story

http://androidforums.com – Hi, I have a Sony NSZ-GS7 Google TV. I have a problem of compatibility from my Google TV and my cable tv decoder. I'm from Brazil and my cable provider is NET TV. The decoder is the PACE HDC74X1. When i plug the cable decoder to the Google TV via HDMI it freezes and stops working. After shutting down and unplugging, it works fine again. Does anyone has any clue of what is happening (General)

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Problem with Cable TV and Sony NSZ-GS7view story

http://forums.androidcentral.com – Hi, I have a Sony NSZ-GS7 Google TV. I have a problem of compatibility from my Google TV and my cable tv decoder. I'm from Brazil and my cable provider is NET TV. The decoder is the PACE HDC74X1. When i plug the cable decoder to the Google TV via HDMI it freezes and stops working. After shutting down and unplugging, it works fine again. Does anyone has any clue of what is happening (HowTos)

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Report: 46% Of Social Login Users Still Choose Facebook, But Google Is Quickly Gaining Groundview story

http://techcrunch.com – Since Google launched its Google+ sign-ins earlier this year, social logins have suddenly become a hot topic again. (IT news)