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Watch: Giants Pitcher Hits 4 Perfect Mid-Air Fastball Collisions

It’s Saturday. What else do you have that’s better to do than watch San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain hit mid-air objects with his fastball? Nothing? Good.

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Humble eBook Bundle Tops $1 Million in Sales

By now you’re probably familiar with Humble Bundles. The short version of the story is that they’re bundles of digital goods which are sold for at least one cent, but…

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Evernote Moleskine Notebook Reviewed

When I was offered the opportunity to trial the first fun of the Evernote Notebooks by Moleskine I jumped at the chance. As the staff of TNW knows, I already…

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What Causes Developer Depression?

Last week, a student asked a bold question: “Is Your Facebook a Lie?” The article, written by London College of Fashion Student Libby Page and published on The Guardian’s Blogging…

Apple Announces Digital Textbooks Service At Guggenheim

iBooks 3 Mention Appears in New iTunes Listing

Just last week we brought you the news that Apple’s October 23rd iPad mini event would be focused on iBooks, which makes sense as it will likely be a great…

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How to Set Up a Basic Productivity System

There are tons of productivity systems available for you to use, and for those who are just getting started in their quest to have a better handle on their tasks,…

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Why Startups Should Make Design a Priority

Thinking about starting a new small business or startup that is heavily technology-based? Or do you already have a tech-based small business or startup that you are actively working on…

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Apple Opens Up Wangfujing Apple Store to Massive Crowd

Apple on Saturday opened the doors to its Wangfujing Apple Store in Beijing with the usual fanfare and a large crowd of eager customers and TNW was there to check…

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Pheed Loses Its Twitter Privileges

This morning a new Twitter+celebrity+charge-to-look-at-my-posts service called Pheed was launched to much fanfare…on Forbes, and not a whole lot outside of that. Unfortunately, most of the press to be had…

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The 8-Bitty controller for iOS & Android is fantastic, as long as your favorite game supports it

There was that point you got to when playing the original NES when your thumb started to get ever so tender, then began getting tougher. The gamer’s callous is a…

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Growth Hacking Comes To Silicon Valley, Conference Starts Oct. 26

When one thinks about a hacker, a couple of things probably come to mind: the classic movie starring Angelina Jolie or a computer specialist eager to either innovate or destroy…

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No More Twitter & Facebook for Xbox 360

Please file this in the ‘well, what a moronic move’ bag. It has become known that Microsoft has removed applications supporting Twitter and Facebook usage from its app marketplace on…

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Nokia Nearby, a local search app for Series 40 feature phones with no GPS, is now available

This is a nice one for international users with Nokia Series 40 feature phones. Nokia has announced that its Nokia Nearby app has made its way to the Nokia Store…

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ConnectNYC Fiber Challenge: Startups Win High-Speed Fiber Build-Outs

New York City has launched the ConnectNYC Fiber Challenge: a competition for NY-based startups to win free high-speed fiber broadband build-outs for their businesses. If you run a company in the…

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Today’s Daily Dose

Hands on with Google’s new Chromebook, invites to Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 event, Tumblr eats dirt, and Microsoft does China. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday…