If you had your attentions elsewhere over the weekend, here’s our regular roundup of the news you missed, plus some of the best reads from The Next Web and beyond.
In the news
- Apple’s WifiSLAM acquisition brings the company indoors, but can it keep up with Google?
- Two-year contracts be damned: T-Mobile launches flexible pricing plans starting at $50/month
- Blackstone counteroffers to buy Dell, monkey-wrenching Michael Dell’s plan to take the company private
- Apple restores its iForgot password reset page after resolving security flaw
- The personal social network Couple celebrates its one-year anniversary with 1 million users
- Unofficial tally indicates the Windows Store has passed the 50,000 app milestone
- Evernote sees higher average revenue per user on Windows Phone than Android
- The future of gaming is here, but you’ll need a $1,000 graphics card to render it
- Here’s the Star Trek parody clip that the IRS spent $60,000 of US taxpayer money to shoot
- Here’s what happened on StartupBus Mexico
- How we tripled our user base by getting localization right
- Is newsjacking the ultimate use of media for companies?
- Veronica Mars the Movie – Kickstarted or promotional stunt?
- How groupthink and denial can ruin startups
- An in-depth look at Start-Up Brasil
Interesting stories from beyond The Next Web
- How Apple invites facile analysis [The Los Angeles Times]
- Finding Their Next Facebook [The New York Times]
- Another Reason Google Reader Died: Increased Concern About Privacy and Compliance [All Things D]
- Don’t Glass and drive — lawmakers seek to ban Google Glass on the road [CNET]
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