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Why This Analyst Says A Walmart 'Deception' Is Overwhelming Facebook With Spam (FB, WMT)

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Walmart is breaking Facebook's rules for advertisers and overwhelming the social network with spam ads, Rich Greenfield, a media equities analyst at BTIG, wrote in a note to investors seen by Business Insider. Greenfield cut his rating on FB to "sell" in part because of what he thinks are flaws...
Why This Analyst Says A Walmart 'Deception' Is Overwhelming Facebook With Spam (FB, WMT)

Typographic inspiration: Creating a font from flowers

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It’s no secret that we’re big fans of experimental typography here at TNW, and this “flower alphabet,” created by Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) junior Anne Lee, is no exception. Crafted by hand and photographed in her apartment, take a look below at Lee’s completed typeface, followed by progress shots that...
Typographic inspiration: Creating a font from flowers

Having Ideas Versus Having a Vision

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In the past decade, firms have been praised for ideas. Experts have celebrated the power of brainstorming and idea-generation techniques. Eureka light bulbs have populated the covers of many books. Businessmen have been asked to improve their creative attitudes. And 2009 was named the Year of Creativity and Innovation by...
Having Ideas Versus Having a Vision
Androids are going to take our jobs, and that's great!

Desperate to become a wireless broadband player, Dish ups bid for Clearwire

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Folks, we’re in a good old-fashioned bidding war! Dish has now upped its own bid for Clearwire to $4.40 per share, $1.00 per share more than Sprint’s current offer of $3.40 per share—and noticeably higher than Dish’s own previous offer of $3.30. Both companies are after Clearwire’s significant spectrum...
Desperate to become a wireless broadband player, Dish ups bid for Clearwire

Bamboo ADzero Phone Gives the Word Gorgeous a Whole New Meaning

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With the over abundance of Android smartphones in some variation of white, black or gray out there it may be hard for an Android manufacturer to distinguish their phones amongst the crowd. One might have to go to extraordinary heights in order to achieve uniqueness. Enter the ADzero concept...
Bamboo ADzero Phone Gives the Word Gorgeous a Whole New Meaning

Samsung ATIV Smart PC and Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 hit AT&T on November 9th at $800 and $500 prices

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If you like your tablets of the Samsung persuasion, AT&T has just promised an abundance of riches. The carrier has confirmed that both the Android-toting Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and the Windows 8-based ATIV Smart PC will reach its stores and LTE network by November 9th at respective contract-free...
Samsung ATIV Smart PC and Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 hit AT&T on November 9th at $800 and $500 prices

Google scrubs October 29th event over Hurricane Sandy worries

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We hope you weren't basing your calendar around Google's big Android event on October 29th. The company has confirmed to us that it's postponing the event to an as yet undetermined point in the future due to Hurricane Sandy, whose East coast arrival will follow so closely before the...
Google scrubs October 29th event over Hurricane Sandy worries

Firefox OS Marketplace leaks in current form, shows shopping Gecko-style

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Mozilla has been seeding Firefox OS to eager developers for some time. However, we've largely been denied a peek at how the developer's own take on a mobile app store will play out on an actual device. Some of that picture just filled out thanks to some images of...
Firefox OS Marketplace leaks in current form, shows shopping Gecko-style
Report: US workers may meet demand for tech industry jobs, but the pay isn't enough

W3C to explore a proposal bringing DRM hooks to HTML

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The web is defined by the free, open exchange of information, right? Not necessarily. The W3C has decided that it's "in scope" for its HTML Working Group to explore a specification for the Encrypted Media Extensions framework, which would allow companies to plug in their own copy protection for...
W3C to explore a proposal bringing DRM hooks to HTML

Deep inside Windows Blue: 10 coolest features in Microsoft's leaked OS

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After an abundance of rumors, whispers, and slip-ups in job postings, we now have more concrete evidence of Microsoft's secretive Windows Blue operating system: An honest-to-goodness leak of an early build of the OS. The leak of "Windows Build 9364" appeared on torrent and file sharing sites Sunday morning...
Deep inside Windows Blue: 10 coolest features in Microsoft's leaked OS

The Complex Joys Of Music In The Age Of Digital Abundance

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A recent issue of The New Yorker had a fine essay by Mike Spies about the joys of discovering and listening to music. But its overall tone is rather melancholic: We seem to have created an environment in which wonderful music, newly discovered, is difficult to treasure. For treasures, as...
The Complex Joys Of Music In The Age Of Digital Abundance
Online university students show off achievements with digital badges

Two interviews on the open web from SXSW

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You must have an HTML5-capable browser to watch this video. You may also download this video directly. Funny how timing works out, but two interviews that I gave in March at SXSW have just been released. The first — an interview with Abby Johnson for WebProNews — was recorded...
Two interviews on the open web from SXSW

Zoho CRM: Manage Your Business Information Online for Free

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While most online CRM software providers offer very limited or no free versions, Zoho continues to offer a full-featured Customer Relationship Management software that is free for up to 3 users. Arguably one of the most valuable of Zoho’s online productivity applications, Zoho CRM allows you to organize and manage...
Zoho CRM: Manage Your Business Information Online for Free

Best Of: Curbed SF Flickr Pool

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Twice daily Curbed checks in with the Curbed SF Flickr group so that we can feature photography of our city for our AM and PM Linkage. Lately we've noticed an abundance of amazing shots, and we didn't want them to get overlooked by not making it onto the site.Click here...
Best Of: Curbed SF Flickr Pool

Simpler LinkedIn Homepage Rolling Out To The Masses

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The world’s most popular professional social network is getting a fresh new look.  Say goodbye to the abundance of white-space, large profile pictures and small post graphics.  The new LinkedIn helps to make the content shared the focal point with a much cleaner, modern look. The design will... Please visit Marketing...
Simpler LinkedIn Homepage Rolling Out To The Masses

Scuttlebot Special Edition–Facebook I.P.O.

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With Facebook's initial public stock offering looming, the technology reporters and editors of The New York Times found an abundance of important and peculiar items about the company on the Web on Wednesday, including some early investors planning to sell larger stakes, the chances of meeting a new millionaire in...
Scuttlebot Special Edition–Facebook I.P.O.

What's wrong with parents helping their children to self-publish books? | Dan Gillmor

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They know their children aren't writing great novels – but at least some parents are encouraging the creation generationYou can count on a kneejerk reaction against any praise of democratising technologies – typically from the people who have made their livings in the days before abundance replaced scarcity. So it...
What's wrong with parents helping their children to self-publish books? | Dan Gillmor

Review: Actual Window Manager 7.5 is packed full of features

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The Actual Window Manager ($50, 60-day free trial) includes every imaginable desktop-management feature, and then some. Assuming, of course, that you manage to find your way through the complicated, confusing, and rather unattractive interface. The interface teems with never-ending options and tweaks. Divided into 9 different tabs, Actual Window...
Review: Actual Window Manager 7.5 is packed full of features
Friend-Finding Social Network Zorpia Is No Facebook, But At Least It Has Friends In China

STOP COMPLAINING! Study Shows New Era Of Abundance In Music, Entertainment [INFOGRAPHIC]

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A new white paper presented today a Midem, Techdirt founder Mike Masnick heralds a very different present and future for the music and entrainment industries than the doom and gloom often presented in the mainstream media. Combining statistics from a  number of sources, "The Sky Is Rising" shows that:...
STOP COMPLAINING! Study Shows New Era Of Abundance In Music, Entertainment [INFOGRAPHIC]
An over-abundance of apps isn't the same as app burnout
Can we breed the farts out of cows?
Analyst explains why the stock market is completely crazy when it comes to Apple

Informal OUYA game count: 481 and growing

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You can sometimes gauge a game console's short-term success based on its launch lineup; many of us know the pain of having to choose the least terrible game of a small bunch while we're waiting for a better selection. While we can't vouch for how the OUYA will fare...
Informal OUYA game count: 481 and growing

Pinalytics: Yup, analytics for Pinterest [Invites]

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What began as little more than a fun way of grouping photos of related items together has taken on a life of its own. It seems to have happened overnight some time in the past year, but Pinterest is now something of a phenomenon, and not everyone can quite understand...
Pinalytics: Yup, analytics for Pinterest [Invites]

China Telecom says it will sell the iPhone 4S in a month

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Earlier this month, we reported that China Telecom earned the necessary approvals to launch the iPhone 4S on China’s third-largest carrier. Today, the China Telecom subsidiary Beijing Telecom issued a press release (via China Daily) and said the Beijing-based company will launch the iPhone 4S as early as the end of...
China Telecom says it will sell the iPhone 4S in a month
TC Mini Meetup Philly: The Recap
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?