TechFast: New Nexus S Android Phone, Twitter Gets More Money

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Exclusive: Twitter Raises $200 Million at a $3.7 Billion Valuation; Adds McCue and Rosenblatt to Board

Source: All Things Digital

Twitter is worth a lot of money and if you’re worth a lot of money, people give you more money. An additional $200 million has been added to the company’s coffers, along with two new board members.

Facebook Brings Facial Recognition to Photo Tagging

Source: Mashable

Facebook users may soon need to do less manual tagging of friends that appear in photos. The new "Tag Suggestions" feature had previously been available only for certain accounts but is now starting to roll out to everyone.

Google Nexus S at Best Buy

Link: Best Buy

The newest Google-designed Android phone, the Nexus S, is now up for sale at Best Buy stores. It’s got the latest Android software and costs $200 with a two-year T-Mobile contract or $530 if you prefer not to get locked in.

Flipboard Update Adds Google Reader, Flickr, More

Source: Wired

One of the iPad’s best news reading apps, Flipboard has been updated to include Google Reader. The app can now pull in updates from the people you follow on Twitter and articles from the sites you follow via RSS.

T-Mobile drops Samsung Galaxy Tab to $350, Vibrant to $150

Source: BGR

The 7-inch Galaxy Tab is the reigning poster child for Android tablets, but many believe its price tag is too high. T-Mobile has dropped the price from $400 down to $350 when you sign up for a two-year data contract. The Galaxy Tab is available on Sprint, Verizon and AT&T as well, so it’ll be interesting to see if those carriers drop their prices too.

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