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4 hrs ago | This Is London

Journey planning app Citymapper raises $10m from Facebook and Skype backers

Prince William and Kate were today involved a police drama on the Australian tour when two men were arrested for 'acting suspiciously' just metres from them.

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Related Topix: Skype, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Prince William, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Tech skills put NZ on the app

As well as creating apps for clients, Chris Moore and Ben Morreau are keen to develop more of their own products.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CIO

Skype Issues May Last Through Friday

Skype is still trying to restore service to millions of its customers almost 24 hours after they began to experience problems logging in to the voice-over-IP service.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, VoIP, Science, Computer Science

CIO

Inexpensive Skype Handsets Reach US

CIO - A Taiwanese start-up began selling handsets used with Skype's popular Internet phone calling software in the U.S. early this month for about half the price of rival products.

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Related Topix: Hunch, eBay, Startups

Mon Apr 14, 2014

BBC News

GP hours scheme 'to benefit 7m'

New opening hours for some GP surgeries in England will benefit more than seven million patients, far more than originally planned, David Cameron says.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Family Practice, Nursing

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Daily Free Press

EDIT: Keeping up with the times

As push notifications are becoming a more common way to obtain news than front-page headlines, Boston University's College of Communication has turned its head toward this trend.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Skype Film Brand Ambassador's month: An exciting 'whirlwind'

It was an "exciting whirlwind," writes Benjamin, who is an independent filmmaker.

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Wall Street Journal

Niklas Zennstrom: More Great Startups Everywhere, Not Just Silicon Valley

Niklas Zennstrom knows technology and knows the venture capital business. He co-founded communications powerhouse Skype, which he sold to eBay for $3.1 billion in 2005.

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Related Topix: Hunch, eBay, Startups, Rovio Mobile, Nintendo, Video Games, Angry Birds, Klarna

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Mashable

What Would Happen if Your Bank Ran a Bar? Spoiler: Bad Things

That frosty pint of beer sure looks good, and it's headed straight your way, but not before the bartender takes a big swig first.

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Sky News

Briton 'Told Lover To Drown Child On Skype'

Ammaz Omer Qureshi allegedly told his Norwegian girlfriend to "discipline" her child by dunking her head in water as he watched.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Entertainment

LBC 97.3

Briton 'Told Lover To Drown Child On Skype'

A Norwegian prosecutor has called for an 18-year jail sentence for a British man accused of murdering his lover's daughter by ordering her to submerge the child's head while he watched online.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Shiny shiny

ShinyShiny interviews Georgia LA from The Fox Problem

Our competition with HP and The Fox Problem has just ended, ahead of a final party with The Fox Problem girls and loads of awesome music in London this evening.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks

Tue Apr 08, 2014

University of Cambridge

Gates Cambridge welcomes 55 new Scholars

Fifty-five of the world's most academically brilliant and socially committed young people from 27 countries have been selected as Gates Cambridge Scholars and will begin their postgraduate courses at the University of Cambridge this October.

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Related Topix: panels

Brand Republic

Viber plans PR and marketing push with hire of CMO Mark Hardy

Viber, the mobile messaging platform, has appointed Mark Hardy to lead global PR and marketing efforts following its $900 million acquisition by Japanese internet giant Rakuten.

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Related Topix: Marketing

Daily Mail

Fearne Cotton looks stylish as she steps out in a chunky green knit

Mother who rammed car into White House was shot five times in the BACK: Family demand cops be charged as autopsy reveals how she was gunned down with child in car Part-time actor found guilty of rape and murder of Chinese student as her boyfriend watched in horror on SKYPE from Beijing Sealing her style mint: Fearne Cotton looks stylish as she ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fearne Cotton, Fashion, Spring

CoolSmartPhone.com

Windows Phone 8.1 has arrived, here's what's coming in 8.2 .. apparently

Before I begin this one needs to be firmly filed into the "rumour" section. Stick it right in there, because this is most definitely one of those rumours that you hear down the pub.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Skype, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Mobile Apps Are Killing The Free Web, Handing A Censored Duopoly to Google And Apple

With just two simple charts, Chris Dixon has pointed out one of those things that is both totally obvious but - when expressed succinctly - slightly terrifying.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups

Sat Apr 05, 2014

IVillage

"Marvel's Captain America" Salutes a Whole School Full of Super Heroes

There's nothing more fun than seeing a superhero movie on the big screen -- unless it's seeing a cast of movie superheroes recognizing the real-life super heroic efforts of a group of children.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Family, Kids

Cape Cod Times

Igudesman and Joo: music for laughs

Aleksy Igudesman and Hyung-Ki Joo are the Russian and the Korean, and they will walk into a concert hall with a fiddle and a piano.

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Related Topix: Symphony

Thu Apr 03, 2014

CMSWire

Ask Questions Before Taking the Mobile Enterprise Plunge

This is what telecommuting looked like in the 1960s: taking work papers home in a dog-eared briefcase to dumb terminals and 300 baud modems.

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