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Google investing $120 million on hardware testing facilities, 'Google Experience Centre'

Twitter teams up with GitHub to grow its TwUI open source project

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GitHub has announced on its blog that the company is teaming up with Twitter to further the development of TwUI,  an open source, Core Animation-based UI framework for Mac. TwUI is the same framework that drives Twitter for Mac, and has gotten its fair share of praise as of late. Josh Abernathy of the GitHub for...
Twitter teams up with GitHub to grow its TwUI open source project

Twitter’s Greatest Gift

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Everyone often talks about the great gift that Twitter has given people. No it’s not world peace but it gives us an opportunity to stay connected like never before. It also gives marketers and PR folks a chance to connect on a level not previously thought of. Don’t get me...
Twitter’s Greatest Gift

With 250m+ photos viewed, Cooliris updates iOS app, grabs pics from Google Drive, Flickr, others

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Cooliris, the media sharing app focused on helping share photos, videos, and an assortment of other content, has just updated its iOS application, now with more sources where users can pull photos from. On top of this, the company has announced that there have been over 250 million photos viewed...
With 250m+ photos viewed, Cooliris updates iOS app, grabs pics from Google Drive, Flickr, others

NTT DoCoMo reveals smartphone, tablet releases for coming months

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Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo has revealed the lineup of mobile devices that it will start offering over the summer. Eleven models make the cut, including nine smartphones, one tablet, and one "Raku-Raku" simplified smartphone. Notable additions include a new Sony Xperia smartphone, the Aquos Phone Zeta, and the Aquos Pad...
NTT DoCoMo reveals smartphone, tablet releases for coming months

Digital Gifting Startup GiftRocket Hits Profitability, Announces API And Reduced Fees

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GiftRocket, a 2011 Y Combinator grad, is a simple P2P digital gifting service that lets users send and receive digital gift cards via email. Originally, the startup was focused around location-based gifting, allowing friends to send each other digital gift cards that could be accessed once they checked-in to a...
Digital Gifting Startup GiftRocket Hits Profitability, Announces API And Reduced Fees

Zuckerberg's Very First Blog Post To Facebook Users (FB)

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In 2006, Facebook was a year old and Mark Zuckerberg didn't know he would soon be the world's youngest billionaire. We've dug up the very first blog post by written by him to Facebook users on August 29, 2006. He asking them to not get angry every time the Facebook...
Zuckerberg's Very First Blog Post To Facebook Users (FB)
Sprint sells 1.5 million iPhones in Q1, but subscriptions and revenue are flat

Facebook for iOS gets faster News Feed and Timeline, lets you choose an album when uploading photos

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Facebook on Thursday updated its native iOS app, on the same day it launched its native app for Android. To get the latest speed enhancements for your News Feed and Timeline, as well as photo uploading improvements, you can download the latest version of the app now from the official...
Facebook for iOS gets faster News Feed and Timeline, lets you choose an album when uploading photos

"Unpublished Posts" Give Facebook Pages The Ability To Sponsor Posts Without Pushing To Newsfeed

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A new Facebook Pages Graph API was released yesterday and a few surprising additions were present. The API now ties in the official scheduled page posts released last month as well as an “unpublished” post that simply won’t show in your timeline. Additionally, the new roles... Please visit Marketing Land...
"Unpublished Posts" Give Facebook Pages The Ability To Sponsor Posts Without Pushing To Newsfeed

iPhone OS 4.0 Video Walkthrough

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Apple geek Michael Sherlock has kindly put together this brief tour of the basic additions to the iPhone OS in 4.0. It doesn’t cover every app nor every single feature but does cover the basics and is worth a watch. If it’s a complete breakdown you’re interested in, check out...
iPhone OS 4.0 Video Walkthrough

New Facebook photo enhancements help your galleries look better and give you more control

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If there’s one thing that I’ve griped about for ages when it comes to Facebook it’s my amazement at how the site, which hosts more photos than just about anywhere else, can still manage to suck so bad when it comes to displaying them. But today the site is going...
New Facebook photo enhancements help your galleries look better and give you more control

Social Data: Gigya Launches User Management Platform To Put Marketers In The Driver's Seat

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Businesses understand the importance of implementing a social strategy in the Facebook Era — and not just because it’s cool, but because it can have a real effect on user engagement. Just ask Salesforce, which recently acquired Buddy Media for $643 million or Oracle, who followed suit by snatching up...
Social Data: Gigya Launches User Management Platform To Put Marketers In The Driver's Seat
Apple expands Mac accessory line to over 4,700 US Radio Shacks

Google Map Maker gets an Activity Stream to keep users informed of changes in their neighborhood

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Google’s maps team today announced a minor but significant update to its Google Map Maker product: a new Activity Stream. Think of it like the Facebook News Feed or the Google+ stream just for Map Maker: it keeps you informed of changes to your neighborhood. The new Map Maker Activity...
Google Map Maker gets an Activity Stream to keep users informed of changes in their neighborhood

Want a sub-$500 Windows 8 tablet? Look to Dell.

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With Microsoft’s own Surface Pro tablets starting at $899, there’s some room for lower price points by its partners. Dell wants some of the value action and will be selling the Dell Latitude 10 Essentials for $499. The Windows 8 tablet loses some bells and whistles to keep the price...
Want a sub-$500 Windows 8 tablet? Look to Dell.

Time Warner Cable brings 26 local NYC channels to iOS app, website

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While it may not be the good news the Android army was hoping for, TWC's got some Big Apple-sized bits to share. Via its Untangled blog, Time Warner announced it's finally adding local channels to its iPhone / iPad app and TWCTV site, including CBS, NBC, FOX, ABC and...
Time Warner Cable brings 26 local NYC channels to iOS app, website

Mountain Lion's Gatekeeper to bring optional app restrictions to OS X

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The new behind-the-scenes Gatekeeper security feature in the upcoming release of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is one of the most anticipated additions to the operating system upgrade Apple unveiled on Thursday because it provides users with additional security options for installing and running third-party applications....
Mountain Lion's Gatekeeper to bring optional app restrictions to OS X

Lenovo's hybrid laptops get smaller with the Yoga 11S, Helix tablet

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LAS VEGAS -- Lenovo continued its deluge of new Windows 8 product offerings at CES 2013, with key additions to its line of Windows 8 hybrid laptops announced Monday, including a smaller IdeaPad Yoga 11S. These new laptops follow up on the company's earlier announcements of touch-based additions to...
Lenovo's hybrid laptops get smaller with the Yoga 11S, Helix tablet

Polyglot Path: Mobile Sharing App Adds 7 New Languages Including Traditional Chinese, UK English

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In response to Facebook’s ever-expanding social universe and the success of mobile-focused networks like Instagram, Dave Morin and company have turned Path into a more personal, mobile-centric social network. Most of the life-sharing that happens on Path takes place at home — among friends and close friends. And while some...
Polyglot Path: Mobile Sharing App Adds 7 New Languages Including Traditional Chinese, UK English

Microsoft says Office 365 adoption accelerating, but questions remain

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When Microsoft reported its third-quarter financial results last week, company officials trumpeted several metrics about sales and adoption of Office 365, the cloud subscription suite for email and collaboration.Specifically, Microsoft said that Office 365 "net seat additions" grew five times compared with the same quarter last year, and that...
Microsoft says Office 365 adoption accelerating, but questions remain

Sony Xperia Acro HD launches March 15 in Japan

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For those confused by Sony's mixed naming conventions, this is the Japan-friendly version of AT&T's incoming Xperia Ion. There's been some additions to the US-bound device we handled back in January, including a built-in TV tuner and mobile wallet functionality. Last time we heard, the LTE-capable Ion was set...
Sony Xperia Acro HD launches March 15 in Japan

iCloud Beta site reveals new web-based Notes, Reminders

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Apple's iCloud Beta site on Monday was updated with web versions of the iOS apps Notes and Reminders and joins the two other beta-labeled additions to iCloud.com, Calendar and Find My iPhone....
iCloud Beta site reveals new web-based Notes, Reminders

SkyDrive comes to Xbox Live as Microsoft teases over 40 new apps for 2013 (video)

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Ever the tease, Microsoft's Larry Hryb (aka Major Nelson) has listed 43 apps that'll arrive on Xbox consoles in selected regions between now and the spring of 2013. Notable additions include HBO Nordics in Denmark and Sweden, CBC Hockey Night in Canada and PBS here in the States. In...
SkyDrive comes to Xbox Live as Microsoft teases over 40 new apps for 2013 (video)
Skype 4.0 update for iOS has UI, stability, accessibility improvements

Thumb Brings New Opinion-Sharing App To Android, Says Average Engagement Now 5 Hours Per Month

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Thumb, the mobile startup that makes it easy for users to ask for and share opinions, is bringing a big update to its Android app today. Thumb 3.0 launched on iOS at the beginning of June. CEO Dan Kurani says the new app has already contributed to a big increase...
Thumb Brings New Opinion-Sharing App To Android, Says Average Engagement Now 5 Hours Per Month

G Cloud Backup gives Android users peace of mind for free

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G Cloud Backup is a new backup solution for Android devices from developer Genie9. It aims to provide a simple, no-frills backup service to give Android users peace of mind, and does so for free — with optional purchases of additional storage space for those who need it. Setting up...
G Cloud Backup gives Android users peace of mind for free

Google promises better Knowledge Graph answers for more countries and languages

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Google has been rolling out a fair number of additions to its so-called Knowledge Graph as of late, but the search engine enhancement has tended to be a bit less useful for those looking for results in something other than US English. The company says that's now set to...
Google promises better Knowledge Graph answers for more countries and languages

Skype 5.8 for Windows brings Full HD calling and deeper Facebook integration

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Skype released version 5.8 of its Windows client today, which takes a number of features out of beta. Included in the update is support for Full HD video calling (previously calls were limited to 720p), video calls to Facebook users that don't have Skype installed, and, for Skype Premium...
Skype 5.8 for Windows brings Full HD calling and deeper Facebook integration

Opera confirms its Devices SDK is behind Boxee TV's HTML5 apps

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It's been available since last month, but browser-maker Opera has only today confirmed that it's Opera Devices Software Development Kit is providing the backend for the Boxee TV's HTML5 apps. Those already include the likes of YouTube, Spotify and Vimeo, but Opera says one of the big advantages of...
Opera confirms its Devices SDK is behind Boxee TV's HTML5 apps
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