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Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela" Officially Out with Cinnamon 2.6 - Screenshot Tourview story

http://spd.rss.ac – Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela" Cinnamon has been officially announced by Clement Lefebvre, the leader of the project, and it brings numerous upgrades for the desktop environment and the underlying operating system. The ISO images for Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela" Cinnamon have been out for a couple of days, so today's announcement is actually just a formality. (IT news)

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Blogging Site Medium Rolls Out Password-Free Email Loginsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Online blogging platform Medium announced this week a new way to log into its website, without having to use a password. Instead, users will be able to enter in an email address, then click a link sent to them in order to sign in to the site. (IT news)

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Square Launches Payroll Product For Small Businesses, Pricing Starts At $25/Monthview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Mobile payment startup Square has been gradually building out the products it offers to small businesses to position itself as a one-stop shop for their various front-of-house and back-office needs. (IT news)

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Apple Music And iOS 8.4 Now Availableview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple has finally entered the streaming music game, with the launch today of Apple Music. The new service is available as a built-in part of its iOS 8.4 Music app for iPhone and iPad devices, and offers a huge catalog of on-demand tracks for streaming playback for just $9.99 per month, or $14.99 for a family plan that allows sharing with up to six users. (IT news)

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Engine Yard’s Deis Launches Commercial Support For Its Docker-Based PaaSview story

http://techcrunch.com – Earlier this year, cloud orchestration platform Engine Yard acquired Deis, an open-source Platform-as-a-Service project. Engine Yard has long been known for its support service and starting today, the company will also offer businesses the option to buy Deis support. Deis is a Docker- and CoreOS-based platform that aims to give developers access to what is essentially a privately hosted Heroku. (IT news)

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Eaze Is Giving Out Medical Marijuana Cards Over The Phoneview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Marijuana delivery startup Eaze will now let you get a medical marijuana card via smartphone. Rival service Meadow claims to Uber over a doctor (mine actually came on a skateboard), but seems to be the first dooby delivery startup able to hand out a legal cannabis card through EazeMD, its new video phone conference service. (IT news)

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Europe To End Mobile Roaming Charges By 2017view story

http://techcrunch.com –  The European Union has agreed a preliminary deal to scrap mobile roaming charges across the region by June 2017. The European Parliament previously voted to scrap roaming fees by the end of this year — but the European Council pushed to keep them in place until the end of 2018. The European lawmakers have now apparently agreed a third way of mid 2017. Read More (IT news)

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Hipmunk Makes Trip Planning Easierview story

http://techcrunch.com –  When it comes to booking a business trip or vacation, the actual booking part is easy — what’s hard is finding the right combination of flights, hotels and car rentals. If you’re anything like me, that means repeatedly doing the same flight and hotel search and maybe screenshotting a few results to share with the people I’m traveling with. (IT news)

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Spire, Maker of Radio-Size Satellites, Tunes Into $40 Million in New Fundingview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Spire, a San Francisco-based satellite-powered data company, has just landed $40 million in Series B funding led by an earlier backer, Promus Ventures. Bessemer Venture Partners and Jump-Capital also joined the round, as did previous investors RRE Ventures and Lemnos Labs. (IT news)

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Cisco To Buy Cloud Security Company OpenDNS for $635M In Cashview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Cisco announced its intent to buy cloud security company OpenDNS for $635 million this morning. It’s probably not a coincidence that Cisco was one of its investors in a $35 million round in May, 2014. (IT news)

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SimplyInsured, A Health Insurance Platform For Small Companies, Scores $5.9M Series Aview story

http://techcrunch.com –  SimplyInsured, which helps small businesses compare and purchase employee health insurance plans, has closed a Series A of $5.9 million led by Polaris Partners, with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners, Altair.VC, Corazon Capital, and individual investors. Read More (IT news)

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Network Processing Powerhouse Kentik, Formerly CloudHelix, Raises $12.1 Million in Series A Fundingview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Kentik (formerly CloudHelix), a cloud-based networking analytics company, disclosed Tuesday that it had closed a $12.1 million Series A funding round in addition to announcing that it was now launching its major service from stealth, Kentik Detect, a SaaS product that enables “full visibility across an unlimited number of networks of any size for real-time, actionable insights… (IT news)