Sponsor post: Your Killer App Could Win $100,000 From PayPal

PayPal is giving away $160,000 USD in prizes to the most innovative apps to use the PayPal X Platform, judging based on app innovation and business potential, with additional awards honoring innovation in use of the eBay Developer API, integration with Yahoo and cross-border payment systems.…

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Analyzing Apple’s Boilerplate

A boilerplate is a flexible term used to describe many different things, but Apple's boilerplate is those lines of text that you see at the bottom of each of all its press releases, and it has remained largely unchanged for the past few years.…

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4 Ways Not to Be a Doormat

When running a business, it can sometimes be hard to draw the line between being of service and being taken advantage of by customers, clients and other professionals. Here are a few ways to reinforce that line.…

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Zencoder Excited About Open Source VP8

Cloud encoding service provider Zencoder wants to support VP8 as soon as absolutely possible, and the company is excited about Google's plans to open source the video codec at this week's Google i/O developer conference in San Francisco. However, don't count H.264 out just yet.…

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Roku Adds UFC Channel to Sports Lineup

Roku is boosting the amount of sports content it carries through a multiyear deal with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) that adds live pay-per-view events and archived matches to its broadband set-top box. It's the third major sports deal for the set-top box maker.…

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iPad: Slayer of Netbook Sales

The iPad may be partially responsible for the slow demise of netbook sales, according to a Morgan Stanley market analyst. In a report for Morgan Stanley clients, the impact of the iPad is causally linked to the rapid decline of the netbook sales growth curve.…

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Where to Watch Facebook’s f8 Live Online

Starting with Mark Zuckerberg's keynote at 10 a.m. PDT/1 p.m. EDT, Facebook will launch f8 Live, which will stream all sessions from the conference live on the Interwebz, along with a number of interactive features that are designed to let those who can't attend feel like they are a part of the action.…

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Duke Energy Jumps for Juwi’s 14MW Solar Project: “Power company Duke Energy said its commercial business unit, Duke Energy Generation Services (DEGS),…

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