• Huddle inks deal with InterCall, adding a million potential users

    InterCall, the world’s largest conferencing provider, is to give each of their 1 million customers an account with Huddle, the UK startup which has built a suite of social collaboration applications. – which were good enough to make it the only non-US partner for LinkedIn recently, alongside the likes of Amazon and Google. Huddle is still running on a $4 million Series A round… Read More

  • Rumor: Canon coming out with a waterproof/shockproof P&S

    Weeks ahead of PMA, Canon Rumors has received an e-mail stating that Canon will announce a waterproof/shockproof camera at this year’s show. The claims are unsubstantiated, so take it with a chunk of salt or some freedom fries. Hit the jump to see the purported specs. Read More

  • Alcatel's LEGO(ish) phone looks like a horrible idea

    After many occasions during my childhood in which I sat down on LEGOs that I’d mindlessly jammed into my pockets during one of many amazing architecture sessions, the last thing I want is a LEGO phone. Seriously, if the brick’s little nubs don’t get you, the ridiculously sharp corners will. Alas, Alcatel is apparently crackin’ away at a LEGO-inspired phone, complete… Read More

  • WujWuj's New Focus: Make Online Retail Go Viral

    When online retail service WujWuj first launched, it focused on helping people pool their money to buy gifts for friends and family. That never really took off, so the service was shut down and is now being reborn with new focus on so-called “group buys”. A group buy is a type of sale in which the price of an item drops as more people commit to purchasing it. Consumers benefit… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Garmin nüvi 760 GPS for $199

    Amazon.com has a Gold Box deal today on the Garmin nüvi 760 4.3-inch widescreen Bluetooth portable GPS system. It normally goes for $240 or so but you can get it for $199 (today only). Read More

  • Author's Guild calls Kindle 2's text-to-speech software illegal

    Another day, another potentially disruptive technology called out by conservative and fear-mongering industry groups. Paul Aiken, director of the Author’s Guild, is calling the Kindle 2’s text-to-speech system a form of copyright transgression in that it essentially creates an audiobook, albeit automatically. From the WSJ: “They don’t have the right to read a book… Read More

  • Pandora handheld sneaking towards production, hopefully

    We have been watching the Pandora handheld gaming console with curious eye for a while. The latest pics finally show some hint of production quality unlike the last time the Pandora popped up. In fact, this model seems to be a skinned version of the last prototype running Ångström Linux on its 800 x 480 4.3-inch screen. (video demo after the break) Seeing this latest version digs at our… Read More

  • White BlackBerry Pearl Flip coming soon?

    Kevin over at CrackBerry spotted this white Pearl Flip during RIM’s BES presentation today and posits that RIM could be releasing it sometime in the near future. Makes sense considering the bazillion colors they have for the candybar Pearl. Read More

  • ASUS notebook, netbook price increases? [UPDATE]

    Australian site ARN is reporting that “ASUS has announced an increase in prices of up to 20 per cent on all existing and upcoming notebooks and Eee Family products, effective March 1, 2009,” citing, you guessed it, the economy. Read More

  • Virgance: Harnessing The Community To Save The World (Business Plan Included)

    Virgance, a new startup headed by Powerset co-founder Steve Newcomb, is looking to change the world – and make some money doing it. The company, which features the tagline ‘Activism 2.0’, has announced that it has closed a round of seed funding and is already profitable. Now it’s ready to reveal itself to the masses, and hopefully make the world a better place in… Read More

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