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Instagram solves their tagging issue, Google Maps shows building footprints and Zappos works to make downtown Las Vegas vibrant...Links to start your day with.

Karen Summerson
  • 22 october 2012

Instagram solves problem of tagging people in photos with Twitter ID. TechCrunch

Wi-Fi names continue to become more interesting, creative and passive-agressive. BBC

Reddit user who posted inappropriate content was fired from his job after his identity was revealed. Guardian

13 of the most successful startups are led by women. BusinessInsider

Google Maps finally outlines building footprints. Engadget

Twitter announces fall Fiction Festival. Wired

Zappos works to create vibrant downtown community in Las Vegas. NYTimes

Did Chrysler truly benefit from the bailout? Forbes

Uniqlo will start online sales in U.S. HypeBeast

 

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Beacon Device Takes The Pain Out Of Navigating A New Airbnb

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Declutter And Recycle All Of Your Unwanted Stuff

A new app will help catalogue your possessions and give them away as donations when you no longer want them

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This Health App Will Pay You For Every Step You Take

Sweatcoin records your fitness activities and donates to charity based on exercise

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How Motion Tracking Is Finding Its Way Into Design Craftsmanship

Expanding on traditional modeling, a Toronto-based designer is experimenting with how physical gestures can generate functional 3D topographies

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Amazon Is Experimenting With A 30-Hour Work Week

The online retailer is launching a pilot program that will allow a technical team to work with a considerably shortened schedule

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How The Rio Olympics Stood For More Than Just Games

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Mobile Travel App Embraces Cognitive Computing

The Orlando Tourism Board is looking to IBM Watson to provide personalized local recommendations for visitors

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Kate Spade’s New Fitness Trackers Push Wearable Tech Into High Fashion

The retailer joins other designers in bringing tech-assisted lifestyles to the luxury clothing market

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Bike-Friendly Apartment Building For Swedish Cyclists

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Nike Takes Over An Entire City Block With A Giant Running Track

The Unlimited Stadium is shaped like a 100-meter sole print of the brand's LunarEpic sneaker

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