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The battle over localized data continues to heat up, and according to rumor's Apple's next weapon against Google, Nokia and the rest could be a partnership with Foursquare. Last week TechCrunch noted a check-in tweeted by Apple SVP Eddy Cue, coincidentally at the same time Foursquare CEO Dennis Cr

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After eBay finally straightened out its logo and became ebay (it'll always be camel-cased in our hearts) it seemed only logical that the site itself would get a long overdue facelift too. At a press event today in NYC the tenacious dot-com holdover unveiled the most dramatic redesign of its long a

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While it may not be the good news the Android army was hoping for, TWC's got some Big Apple-sized bits to share. Via its Untangled blog, Time Warner announced it's finally adding local channels to its iPhone / iPad app and TWCTV site, including CBS, NBC, FOX, ABC and Univision (because you can nev

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There are plenty of ways to call up your personal diaspora on the cheap, but why should it always be you who initiates? So-called \"global local\" numbers have been around for a while, but now Cricket has decided to offer them as a straightforward $10 per month option to its customers. You get a loc

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Just because you're packing an S40 or S60 device doesn't mean you should have to miss out on the haps. That's why Nokia Beta Labs is debuting a pilot app called Nokia Nearby, a hyper-local search app -- geared toward emerging markets with a heavy concentration of S40 handsets -- that helps you

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It may still be Froogle in our hearts, but Google Product Search is hardly the modest price search engine it once was, and Google's now expanded it even further just in time for the holiday shopping season. The biggest addition is local inventory information, which will let you check up on the pric

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