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  • TicketLeap Goes Anywhere With Online DIY Box Office Solution

    TicketLeap Goes Anywhere With Online DIY Box Office Solution

    TicketLeap, the Philadelphia-based provider of Internet ticketing services for event organizers, recently launched a product that turns any Internet-enabled computer with a browser into a functional box-office ticketing system. The new product, dubbed Anywhere, allows organizers of events - big or small - to facilitate the online handling of ticket sales at the venue door or when talking to… Read More

  • Amazon Kindle DX: 9.7-inch screen and $489

    Amazon Kindle DX: 9.7-inch screen and $489

    Amazon’s third incarnation of the Kindle is here, folks. All 9.7-inches of it. Specs and info leaked about the now official Kindle over the last week and they seemed pretty much dead on. It comes packing with the larger screen, auto-rotating screen, and finally supports PDF files fully with a native PDF reader. This larger Kindle also ups the storage capacity from 1,500 books on the Kindle 2… Read More

  • Third episode of Laptop Hunters: $1,500 and they still don't buy Mac

    This episode of Laptop Hunters has been brought to you by Microsoft and Sony VAIO. Spoiler: the actors don't buy a Mac, instead wander aimlessly around the dozens of PC models until finding a Blu-ray equipped Sony VAIO. Sorry to ruin the surprise. Video after the jump. Read More

  • Barnes and Noble eReader coming soon? Could it be called the BNindle?

    Barnes and Noble eReader coming soon? Could it be called the BNindle?

    TheStreet has a juicy rumor that Barnes & Noble, a store where physical “books” in “paper” form are sold to “customers” who stand in line to pay with “cash” or “forms of credit” is working on an eBook reader, possibly in partnership with Verizon. The rumor has all the makings of a real live product. They may offer book downloads over… Read More

  • Wendy's asking you to "bid" on prizes

    Wendy's asking you to "bid" on prizes

    This may seem a little off topic for CrunchGear, but once you see the prize list, you'll understand why we're talking about it. Hamburger hucksters Wendy's is holding a contest of sorts, auctioning off a few different prizes each day. Read More

  • General Mills Enters Tech News Space With Forced Acquisition of CrunchGear

    General Mills Enters Tech News Space With Forced Acquisition of CrunchGear

    Hello CrunchGear Readers! On behalf of Kendall J. Powell and the entire General Mills team I’m proud to announce that CrunchGear, TechCrunch’s former tech blog, is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Mills and will feature both tech news as well as local news relating to our consumption of Big G cereal products including, but in no way limited to, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Boo Berry… Read More

  • Google lays off 200

    Google lays off 200

    Google has cut 200 jobs in sales and marketing, a first for the search giant. According to VWag a tipster wrote: A friend of mine in the San Francisco office's AdWords division (who wants to remain nameless) was laid off this morning. She also said there were 200 people total. They are still on payroll for two months and have the opportunity to apply for other jobs within the company. If they… Read More

  • Find Love On Your iPhone With Match.com

    Find Love On Your iPhone With Match.com

    Online dating site Match.com is releasing a native iPhone application for its 15 million members to date on the go. The app allows users to edit their profile, upload photos, and even has an opt-in to a location based feature that allows them to see singles in their area. The last feature seems to be the most innovative one-there is definitely a market for location based dating on iPhones and… Read More

  • Expensify's Free Expense Report System Takes The Hassle Out of Reimbursements

    Expensify's Free Expense Report System Takes The Hassle Out of Reimbursements

    Expensify, the startup that took second place at TC50's demo pit last year, has launched the public beta version of its business expense tracking and reimbursement system. Expensify has created a bigger and better version of its system, which we reviewed last fall. Expensify still offers the “electronic payment card,” which is essentially an Expensify-branded MasterCard that is linked to… Read More

  • Liftopia's Ski-Lift Ticketing System Begins To Snowball

    Liftopia's Ski-Lift Ticketing System Begins To Snowball

    Liftopia is an innovative ticketing system for ski resorts that brings the variable pricing structure of online airline tickets to the ski slopes. Using the system, resorts can adjust the prices of their ski lift tickets to suit demand, with customers getting an average 33% discount. It's a great idea, but one that had largely failed to take off until this year. Liftopia launched back in… Read More