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Introducing The Disrupt SF 2014 Startup Battlefieldview story

http://techcrunch.com –  We’re excited to introduce you to a remarkable group of companies participating in this year’s Startup Battlefield. (IT news)

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How Investors Are Trying To Change The Culture Of Silicon Valleyview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Over the last year, the tech press has been filled with stories of high-flying startups struggling with issues of gender discrimination and harassment, sometimes with those issues coming from the founders themselves. Investors from some of the valley’s top firms discussed how startups are attempting to create a more inclusive environment, especially for women in tech. Read More (IT news)

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This is what the pre-installed Moto 360 custom watch faces look likeview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Just like any other Android Wear smartwatch, Motorola has pre-installed their own custom watch faces. Surprisingly, they only included 6 faces, but they all look pretty good. They included Minimal, Dials, Classic, Rotate, Digital, and Retrograde. (IT news)

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How to use Motorola Connect to customize the pre-installed Motorola watch faces on the Moto 360view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – We already showed you the six custom watch faces that Motorola pre-installed on the Moto 360, but you might not know that you can further customize them using the Motorola Connect app. (IT news)

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Full metal body on the way for Samsung SM-A500view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – We have already seen some information surfacing on the Samsung SM-A500, a mid-tier phone based on the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, thanks to entries with the Bluetooth SIG and the GFXBench site. Sources are now revealing some information about the device which is part of a new line of smartphones from Samsung. (IT news)

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Moto 360 ‘ambient screen’ and ‘auto brightness’ explainedview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Before the Moto 360 was officially introduced, you heard a lot of rumblings about an “ambient light sensor,” which would allow the display to automatically set the brightness based on how bright (or dark) your surrounds are. (IT news)

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Ubuntu Devs Close procmail Vulnerability in All Supported Ubuntu OSesview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Canonical has released details in a security notice about a procmail vulnerability in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS operating systems that has been found and fixed. The Ubuntu developers have fixed a small procmail vulnerability. Apparently, formail could have been made to crash or run programs, if it processed specially crafted mail. (IT news)

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Kanzee Makes Sharing Clothes With Friends A Breezeview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Kanzee is a social network and accompanying app that allows people to share and swap clothes with each other. It’s a simple concept and that’s why I like it. It also solves a problem that many a fashionista have encountered (myself not included) — how to get new outfits or accoutrements for specific events without purchasing them. Read More (IT news)

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Gem Is A Bitcoin API To Seamlessly Build Bitcoin Services With Bank-Grade Securityview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Meet Gem, a new bitcoin startup with a different take and a focus on developer tools. Gem provides a highly available, scalable API for bitcoin developers to abstract the bitcoin storing layer. In other words, Gem will store, encrypt and backup your users’ bitcoins so you don’t have to take care of this cumbersome aspect. (IT news)

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Home Depot Finally Confirms Its Payment System Was Hacked For Monthsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Remember that “suspicious activity” that Home Depot was looking into last week? Six days later, the company has at last publicly confirmed that the “suspicious activity” was a breach of its payments system. Credit card data was exposed, though Home Depot is quick to note that PINs were not. (IT news)

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The Original Disruptor, Clayton Christensen, And VC Bill Hambrecht Talk About The Theory Of Disruptionview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Investment bankers Bill Hambrecht and Clayon Christensen took to the Disrupt SF stage today to defend the concepts of disruption and to address the ways the Valley predicted the future of financial services and technology. Christensen is the author of The Innovator’s Dilemma and a lauded professor at the Harvard Business School. (IT news)

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PCH’s Liam Casey On The “Renaissance Of Prototyping”view story

http://techcrunch.com –  Liam Casey is best known as “Mr. China,” the founder and CEO of Shenzhen-based PCH, which sources, designs, and manufacturers custom hardware for Fortune 500 companies and startups. Before founding PCH in 1996, however, he spent 10 years in the fashion business. (IT news)