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PCH International's Highway 1 Is Looking For A Few Good Hardware Startupsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Highway 1, an incubator/accelerator run by Brady Forrest and underwritten by electronics powerhouse PCH International, is beginning its Spring Applications process and will close applications after TC's Hardware Battlefield in Las Vegas. “Our goal remains the same: to teach startups how to be hardware companies,” said Forrest. (IT news)

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FS: Intel i7 4770(non k), Asus Maximus VI Hero C2, Samsung 840 Pro 128gb Newview story

http://hardforum.com – Intel i7 4770 (non K) CPU, Asus Maximus VI Hero Mobo, Combo.........................$427 These are literally Brand New In the box. Run for just a couple hours I can verify that they perform perfectly and the Maximus VI Hero does indeed have the latest C2 Stepping South Bridge. All the mobo accessories are still sealed except the i/o plate. ORIGINAL RECEIPT FOR WARRANTY. (Hardware)

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South Korea's Exam Suicides.view story

http://forums.anandtech.com – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8o0tcZ4mru8 During exam preparation Korean students go in at 8am and don't often leave till 11 pm. :eek: (Hardware)

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LXer: Researchers find trojanized banking app that exploits critical Android bugview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: The threat poses as an update for the official Android app available to customers of NH Nonghyup Bank, one of South Korea's biggest financial institutions, according to a blog post published Friday by researchers from antivirus provider Trend Micro. (HowTos)

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Asia's Startups Are Hindered By Confusing And Outdated Laws, Says The Economist Intelligence Unitview story

http://techcrunch.com – Asia boosts almost half of the world’s two billion Internet users, rapidly growing digital infrastructure and strong mobile penetration. So what’s keeping the continent’s startup industries from producing a rival to Amazon, eBay or Facebook? (IT news)

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Google Removes All The Clouds From Google Maps And Earthview story

http://techcrunch.com – Ready for your regular reminder that technology is magic? Google has just rid the earth of clouds. Well, Google Earth, at least*. (IT news)

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South Tyrol Government to Standardise on LibreOfficeview story

https://www.linux.com – The government in South Tyrol has announced that it is to migrate from MS Office to LibreOffice over the next three years... The government in South Tyrol has announced that it is to migrate from MS Office to LibreOffice over the next three years. Read more at The H (Software)

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Insight Venture Partners Raises A Whopping $2.57 Billion For Next Fundview story

http://techcrunch.com – Insight Venture Partners, a New York-based growth fund that’s backed Tumblr and Twitter, just raised $2.57 billion in what is likely one of the largest raises for a venture fund ever. This is their eighth fund since managing director Jeff Horing co-founded the firm out of business school in 1995. (IT news)

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HTC hints that it might release a device running stock Androidview story

http://forums.androidcentral.com – Last week, Samsung and Google (NASDAQ: GOOG ) dropped a bombshell for Android enthusiasts. The pair is preparing to launch a version of Samsung's newest Galaxy S4 flagship running stock Android. (HowTos)

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MessageMe Raises A $10M Series A Led By Greylock As It Gears Up For Money And Premium Services In Its Rich Messaging Appview story

http://techcrunch.com – MessageMe — a messaging app that launched in March with a little Facebook controversy thrown in — has raised another $10 million, according to an SEC filing earlier today. (IT news)