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Google Acquires Wavii for $30 Million, An App Built by a Lebanese Entrepreneur

Google Acquires Wavii for $30 Million, An App Built by a Lebanese Entrepreneur | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
In Silicon Valley, the race is on to build a better mobile news summarizer. Google is the latest to make a move, with its rumored acquisition of Wavii,…
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When Kickstarter Investors Want Their Money Back

When Kickstarter Investors Want Their Money Back | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
Kickstarter has raised millions for designers and entrepreneurs. But what happens when no product materializes?
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How a $20 tablet from India could blindside PC makers, educate billions and transform computing as we know it

How a $20 tablet from India could blindside PC makers, educate billions and transform computing as we know it | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
Suneet Tuli, the 44-year-old CEO of UK/Canadian/Indian startup Datawind, is having a taxing day. "I'm underwater," he says as he struggles to find a cell signal outside a restaurant in Mumbai. Two days from then, on Sunday Nov.
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Google Announces A Thinner, Lighter Samsung Chromebook For $249 | TechCrunch

Google Announces A Thinner, Lighter Samsung Chromebook For  $249 | TechCrunch | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
Google just announced a new $249 Chromebook manufactured by Samsung, which you'll be able to order starting next week (at least, that's the official launch date, although some vendors may start taking preorders before then).
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Browsing Wikipedia is now completely free for 230 million mobile users globally

Browsing Wikipedia is now completely free for 230 million mobile users globally | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
Thanks to a new partnership between Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Wikimedia, 25 million STC mobile customers in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Kuwait can now access Wikipedia free of ...
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The Mobile Playbook

The Mobile Playbook is a resource guide from Google to help businesses win with mobile. It features insights, case studies and recommendations on how any business can operationalize mobile.
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You should be able to explain your startup in one sentence

You should be able to explain your startup in one sentence | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
Here's a pro tip that's extremely obvious, but often completely ignored by entrepreneurs everywhere: You should be able to explain your startup in one sentence. That's it. No exceptions.

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Where does the internet live? Interactive

Where does the internet live? Interactive | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
From Oregon to Taiwan, a guided tour of the worldwide web's physical infrastructure...
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Google to Release PDK for Android

Google to Release PDK for Android | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
Google has announced the launch of a platform developer kit (PDK) that allows hardware creators to build on the Android platform.
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Bye Bye Productivity: Google Just Brought 8 Trillion LEGO Blocks to Chrome

Bye Bye Productivity: Google Just Brought 8 Trillion LEGO Blocks to Chrome | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
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Google Enables German Gmail Users to Use Gmail.com Addresses

Google Enables German Gmail Users to Use Gmail.com Addresses | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
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Microsoft announces new 10.6″ Microsoft Surface tablet, running Windows 8 - The Next Web

Microsoft announces new 10.6″ Microsoft Surface tablet, running Windows 8 - The Next Web | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
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Infographic: Enterprise mobility | TechRepublic

Infographic: Enterprise mobility | TechRepublic | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
This infographic shows the growing importance of enterprise mobility and the technology behind mobile application development.
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Seth's Blog: First, do no harm--three rules for public interfaces

Seth's Blog: First, do no harm--three rules for public interfaces | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
When we think of design, we usually imagine things that are chosen because they are designed. Vases or comic books or architecture... It turns out, though, that most of what we make or design is actually aimed at a public...
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Google partners with Hyundai and Kia Motors to integrate Google Maps and Places into new car models

Google partners with Hyundai and Kia Motors to integrate Google Maps and Places into new car models | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
Following a similar path to Nokia and Apple, Google is looking to expand its services into the automobile industry, today announcing a partnership with Korean car manufacturer Kia Motors ...
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Revealed: Everything that Google will unveil at its Android event on October 29

Revealed: Everything that Google will unveil at its Android event on October 29 | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
Diverting some of the attention away from Apple's 'iPad mini' unveiling on October 23 and Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 event on October 29, Google is to unveil a number of new devices ...
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Michelle Thorne of Mozilla Announces New Mobile Operating System [WamdaTV]

Michelle Thorne of Mozilla Announces New Mobile Operating System [WamdaTV] | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
At SHARE Beirut event during the first weekend of October, Michelle Thorne of Mozilla speaks about how the organization is a non profit, has no shareholders…...
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Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and others join forces to launch new Web standards resource

Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and others join forces to launch new Web standards resource | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
In an attempt to create the "definitive resource" for all open Web technologies, Apple, Adobe, Facebook, Google, HP, Microsoft, Mozilla, Nokia, and Opera have joined the ...
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More Google spurning: Yandex to offer an alternative Android app store

More Google spurning: Yandex to offer an alternative Android app store | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
Russian search and Internet services giant Yandex is on a roll today. First, it announced the release of a custom Internet browser, and the company seems poised to set off a few more ...
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5 lessons I learned the hard way with Startups.com

5 lessons I learned the hard way with Startups.com | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
Editor's note: This is a guest post by Gonzo Arzuaga. Gonzo is a passionate internet entrepreneur who has been doing business online since 1996. He has lived in five countries, speaks ...
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Winners of the MIT Enterprise Arab Business Plan Competition '12 Announced

Winners of the MIT Enterprise Arab Business Plan Competition '12 Announced | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
The winners of the MIT Enterprise Forum Arab Business Plan Competition '11-'12 have been chosen.
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Futuristic "Vactrains" Could Take you from NYC to London in an Hour

Futuristic "Vactrains" Could Take you from NYC to London in an Hour | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
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Twitter-activated vending machine offers iced tea for tweets

Twitter-activated vending machine offers iced tea for tweets | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
Perhaps the first of many machines and devices that will be activated by a single tweet, a South African company has created a machine that trades delicious drinks for promotion on Twitter.
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10 more mind-blowing mobile infographics

10 more mind-blowing mobile infographics | technology and web around me | Scoop.it
Following on from last year's round up, I've gathered together ten more excellent infographics which show how mobile is changing the face of digital marketing.
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