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Reports: Facebook Is Buying Social Mapping/Traffic App Waze For Up To $1B To Court Mobile Users

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Facebook appears to be close to making another billion-dollar acquisition to once again ramp up its mobile efforts: according to three reports in the Israeli press at Calcalist and sister publication Ynet and The Marker (all in Hebrew), Facebook has…

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Mobile PC Market To More Than Double On Demand For Tablets And Touch PCs, According To Report

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
The mobile PC market isn’t doing great, but that’s only if you look at it independently of tablet device sales. NPD DisplaySearch now says that over the next five years, however, the mobile PC market will…

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Google Glasses: Google Glass kernel software goes public

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Enough about data caps: They’re a terrible idea

Originally posted on Gigaom:
In a recently published piece, Prof. Daniel Lyons of the Boston College Law School argued that broadband data caps are a reasonable form of price discrimination. Lyons believes that data caps allow ISPs to more equitably…

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Curb your exceptionalism: App Store restrictions catch up to everyone

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AppMesh says its mobile apps will help salespeople get out in front of email and deals

Originally posted on Gigaom:
San Francisco startup AppMesh is emerging from stealth mode with iPad(s aapl) and iPhone apps that bring together and optimize salespeople’s inboxes, calendars and ongoing deal data sets. With the apps, getting lost in email and…

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Asthmapolis Wants To Hack The Inhaler And Help 26 Million Americans Better Track And Manage Their Asthma

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Unless you’re reading this while using an inhaler, this fact may surprise you: According to the CDC, 26 million Americans currently have the chronic respiratory disease we know as asthma. Not only that, but the CDC…

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