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Dropbox doubles cloud storage for Pro subscribers

Dropbox is doubling the storage limits for its Dropbox Pro 50 and Pro 100 subscribers at no extra charge, and has announced a new plan that will offer subscribers 500GB of storage.


GroupMe takes a chance on Groupon-like ‘Experiences’ service

With the hype surrounding group messaging fading, GroupMe has taken a plunge into a group-based Groupon-like service, "Experiences."


Want to appear on HuffPo? Get your audition tapes ready

The Huffington Post is preparing to launch a new streaming video service that'll summarize the most exciting parts of the existing HuffPo empire and serve it up with a smile... but it needs your help in order to make it happen.

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Nerdist Industries sold to movie studio

Nerdist Industries, the geek-entric digital presence founded by comedian Chris Hardwick, has been purchased for an undisclosed amount by Legendary Entertainment, the company behind Christopher Nolan's Batman movies. Synergy ahoy.


Face.com will shut down Klik and yank its free face recognition API post Facebook acquisition

After Facebook scooped up Face.com, it appeared the free API would still be available to third party developers. That's not longer the case, and the market is in need of an alternative.

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4 changes coming to YouTube

Google has a long way to go before YouTube is recognized as the destination for original programming. But YouTube is hard at work to update its platform and business model. These are the latest reported changes that you might see on YouTube during the next…

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SOPA sponsor Rep. Lamar Smith unveils new intellectual property bill

Once part of SOPA, Rep. Lamar Smith's "Intellectual Property Attache Act" seeks to further spread U.S. copyright protections around the world.


Rep. Darrell Issa becomes first congressman to sign Declaration of Internet Freedom

U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa has become the first congressman to sign the Declaration of Internet Freedom petition.


Kickstarter to help fund UK projects later this year

Kickstarter has announced it will be expanding its crowd-funding operation to the UK later this year.


Megaupload founder Dotcom has extradition hearing delayed until next year

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom was hoping to have his extradition case heard next month – but a New Zealand court has just postponed the hearing until March 2013.


UK judge says Samsung’s tablet is ‘not as cool as iPad’

Apple has lost in its latest bid to have sales of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet banned for patent infringement, this time in the UK. The iPad maker can, however, take some comfort from the basis of the ruling, which said that consumers would be able to…


PadMapper regains access to Craigslist with the help of data defenders 3taps

After Craigslist yanked its data, PadMapper lost much of its content. Now, with the help of 3taps, PadMapper has found a loophole to bring it all back.


Scientists create suit that simulates old age

In an effort to promote empathy, German scientists have created a full-body suit that mimics the rigors of getting old.

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VoiceBunny crowdsources voiceover acting and cuts out middlemen on both sides of the market

New startup VoiceBunny wants to evolve the voiceover acting and hiring system by automating it all with its simple to use platform.


Hacker builds augmented reality rig, uses it for anime romance

If you're going to the trouble to make a device to alter reality, you may as well use it to romance anime starlets.

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