5 stories to read this weekend

5 stories to read this weekend

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Don’t get mad at me for not finding seven stories for you to read this weekend. I have been busy with some other stuff and as a result I have not been able to spend as much time reading as I normally do. Regardless, here is an abbreviated recommendation list....
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www.insidefacebook.com
New City-building game Megapolis led our list of emerging Facebook applications by monthly active users this week reaching 770,000 total MAU. We define emerging applications as those that ended with between 100,000 and 1 million MAU in the past week. This week’s top apps grew between 90,000 and 480,000 MAU, based on AppData, our data tracking...
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Amazon competitor ProfitBricks launches its foundation program for startups

venturebeat.com
New This is a guest post by writer Andy Meek  ProfitBricks, a global cloud infrastructure provider, has big ambitions despite not yet having widespread name recognition. The Boston-based infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) company this week announced the launch of a foundation program for the startup community. Amazon, with its cloud computing power, is the giant...
Amazon competitor ProfitBricks launches its foundation program for startups

ZenDeals turns to cloud computing to eradicate invalid coupons

pandodaily.com
New We’ve all been there. We’ve got an item in our ecommerce shopping cart and are ready to check out, but before clicking the submit button, we notice an empty field. “Promo code.” It’s staring at us. Daring us to get the same item for a lower price. Obsessive compulsive,...
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What does Yahoo want with Summly?

paidcontent.org
New It has barely been available for one month, but mobile news aggregator Summly has clearly impressed Marissa Mayer. AllThingsD reported that the Yahoo CEO is doing due diligence to acquire the app created by 17-year-old London developer Nick D’Aloisio — and we understand the report is correct. The new Yahoo...
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techcrunch.com
New Many, including us, thought that the introduction of Google Maps might lead to a rapid uptake in iOS 6 adoption, the idea being that many were holding out in order to keep Google’s offering as the default on their iPhones, iPads and iPod touches. But Chitika, a mobile ad network that regularly tracks...
Report On iOS 6 Adoption After Google Maps Release Suggests Impact Of Apple Maps Exaggerated
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Bing brings new social sidebar to the iPad, helps you see who's been looking for what

www.engadget.com
New Bing's desktop version recently underwent a bit of a makeover and Microsoft has now added its search engine's new social sidebar for the iPad's Safari users. Upon performing a web search, folks will have access to a side pane displaying related results from the likes of Facebook, Foursquare, Klout...
Bing brings new social sidebar to the iPad, helps you see who's been looking for what

Box releases its new API, sees 129% growth in third-party developer usage, 140% more API calls in 2012

thenextweb.com
New Cloud-based content storage service Box has announced the general availability of its Box v2 API that it says represents a “major step forward.” In addition to the new features it comes with, the company also saw a significant increase in its API usage. Last April, Box began beta testing its...
Box releases its new API, sees 129% growth in third-party developer usage, 140% more API calls in 2012

Best of CES 2012: where are they now?

www.cnet.com
New Come with us on a trip back to January 2012 as we track down last year's award winners and find out...what happened? [Read more]...
Best of CES 2012: where are they now?
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