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Rumor pins the price of Huawei’s Android Wear Watch at $1,000view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – A new rumor has surfaced regarding the price of Huawei’s upcoming smartwatch, and it’s pretty ridiculous. If these rumors end up being true, Huawei could price the watch at $1,000, which is significantly higher than any other conventional Android Wear watch we’ve seen. (IT news)

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Manufacturer Rebates: Revenue Once Lost Is Now Found for the Value Added Resellerview story

http://thevarguy.com – Manufacturer rebates are a key revenue stream for value added resellers (VARs). In fact, they can make or break a deal, month, quarter or the efforts of an entire year. The VAR Guy Blog read more (IT news)

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Nextdoor Joins The Billion Dollar Valuation Club With New $110M Fundingview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Nextdoor just became the latest private tech company to join the swelling ranks of the billion-dollar valuation club. The San Francisco startup, which runs a social network for people to interact with others who live in their physical neighborhoods, announced today it has raised $110 million in new funding. (IT news)

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Appcelerator Slashes 30% Of Staff As It Pivots Away From Enterprise Salesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  App development platform maker Appcelerator is looking to change the way it does business. Unfortunately for many employees at the company, that meant a massive re-organization that saw about 30 percent of its staff let go last week. Read More (IT news)

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Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge confirmed to be MirrorLink-enabledview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – The CCC (Car Connectivity Consortium) has officially confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones will be MirrorLink compatible. For those unaware, MirrorLink allows for a bridge between mobile devices and automobile. This technology allows a seamless network to be created between the smartphone and the car using the steering wheel controls or a touchscreen console. (IT news)

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T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note 3 receiving Android Lollipop updateview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – T-Mobile has started pushing out the Android Lollipop update to their version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. (IT news)

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Udacity Kicks Off Enrolment For Its Swift-Focused iOS Developer ‘Nanodegree’view story

http://techcrunch.com –  If you’re looking for a way to gain the skills necessary to get a gig developing for iPhone and iPad, but unwilling to commit to a full-time college or university schedule, Udacity might have the answer. The online education platform debuted something called a “nanodegree” last year, and enrolment for the iOS developer edition of the same just opened to applicants today. (IT news)

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Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and HTC One M9 are all MirrorLink-enabledview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Three handsets from top hardware manufacturers, each to be released over the coming months, are MirrorLink-enabled for consumers seeking a connected driving experience. The devices are the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge from Samsung and the HTC One M9. (IT news)

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Google releases stand alone PDF viewer geared toward Android For Work usersview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – While Google Drive on Android has a built-in PDF viewer, there are times when it won’t work or can’t be deployed. As such, Google has released a stand alone PDF viewer app aimed at the Android For Work program with this very dilemma. Like the in-app PDF viewer, this app allows users to print, search and copy text from PDF documents. (IT news)

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YC-Backed Outbound Helps Businesses Message Customers Over Both Email And Mobileview story

http://techcrunch.com –  With the shift to mobile devices, businesses today have a need to reach their customers wherever they are – and that includes marketing to their customers outside of email alone. (IT news)

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How Game Historians Are Keeping Your Favorite Bits From Being Lost Foreverview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Since 2013, the Internet Archive has provided access to old console games, arcade titles and even MS-DOS classics like Oregon Trail. In a talk at GDC, Internet Archive curator Jason Scott explained how and why the non-profit preserves history by making sure games from the past aren’t lost as we move on from old hardware and software platforms. (IT news)

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New update to Slingshot app lets you interact with new users around the globeview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Facebook has issued a new update to the Slingshot application which now makes user discovery less cumbersome. The app now gets a new “Explore” option which lets you discover people around the globe. It’s much like Snapchat, which is Slingshot’s primary industry rival. (IT news)