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HTC to enter the smartwatch game, according to new leaked photoview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Before everyone starts yelling the F-word, (“Fake,” of course, not ****), it seems that the above picture is of an upcoming HTC smartwatch. (IT news)

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Gillmor Gang Live 07.18.14view story

http://techcrunch.com –  Gillmor Gang – Danny Sullivan, Alexia Tsotsis, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Live recording session fro today has concluded. Find our Facebook page here. Our live show chat on Friendfeed is here. Read More (IT news)

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Comments To The FCC Regarding Net Neutrality Slow As Deadline Approachesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) initial comment period regarding its notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on net neutrality regulations ends in around seven hours. Instead of seeing a final surge in submissions, however, it appears that the influx in missives from the public to the agency is slowing. Read More (IT news)

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Netflix Plays With The Idea Of A Private Viewing Mode To Keep Your History And Recommendations Cleanview story

http://techcrunch.com –  While Netflix tends to stray away from hosting stuff that could be considered straight-up porn, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing on there that you wouldn’t want sitting in your viewing history ’til the end of time. Maybe you want to watch Phineas And Ferb on your lunch break without catching flack for it from your buddies later. (IT news)

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CrunchWeek: Microsoft’s Big Layoffs, Airbnb’s New Logo Controversy, Yo Fundingview story

http://techcrunch.com –  This week in tech news was a mixed bag: On the sad side, we saw thousands of layoffs from Microsoft. On the ridiculous side, we saw Airbnb debut a new brand logo that effectively served as a Rorschach test for everyone who saw it (and apparently a lot of people have dirty things on the brain.) And on the crazy side — or perhaps, crazy like a fox? (IT news)

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Here’s What’s New In The Xbox One August Updateview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Each month since launch, the Xbox One has received an update meant to teach it a few new tricks. So far, these updates have primarily served to fix bugs, tweak the UI, and reintroduce things that were inexplicably absent after the jump from Xbox 360 to Xbox One — things like external HDD support, automatic account sign-in, and alerts when your friends sign in. (IT news)

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Higgle Lets Like-Minded Shoppers Name Their Price When They Buy Togetherview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Higgle is a recently launched website where consumers can set the price that they want to pa — in exchange, all they need to do is convince enough friends to join in. (IT news)

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Y Combinator Adds New Slate Of Partnersview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Silicon Valley startup accelerator Y Combinator announced this morning that it has added to its team with several new appointments at the partner level. Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian, App.net founder Dalton Caldwell, and Talkbin founder Qasar Younis have all joined the organization as full-time partners. (IT news)

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Premium Not Freemium: iPad Game Monument Valley Passes 1M Downloadsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Going against the freemium gaming grain, Monument Valley, the sumptuously designed, premium priced iPad game which launched back in April and snagged its makers an Apple Design Award at this year’s WWDC, has now passed one million downloads, TechCrunch can reveal. Read More (IT news)

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MatterFab Launches To Make Metal 3D Printing Affordableview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Metal 3-D printers exist now, but they can be expensify to purchase. A new startup called MatterFab hopes to reduce the cost associated with metal 3-D printing, with a machine that houses a high-powered laser to basically weld metal together. Read More (IT news)

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Yo Raises $1.5M In Funding At A $10M Valuation, Investors Include Betaworks And Pete Cashmoreview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Yo, the simple app that just sends a “yo” to your friends, has closed $1.5 million in seed funding with a $10 million valuation and is finally ready to talk about its investors. They include Betaworks, Mashable’s Pete Cashmore, and the founders of China’s Tencent, among others. Read More (IT news)

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If You Are Lazy Or Incompetent, Unofficial Cardboard Offers A Perfect Google Cardboard Cloneview story

http://techcrunch.com –  There’s nothing that rankles me like a chance to try out some cool new tech squandered – and that’s what happened at Google I/O this year. (IT news)