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James Cameron: The Future Of 3D Will Be Defined By TV

The Youngest Speaker at TED Advocates “Kid’s Eye View” [INTERVIEW] - http://bit.ly/d6RFmV

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The Youngest Speaker at TED Advocates “Kid’s Eye View” [INTERVIEW] - http://bit.ly/d6RFmV

Advocates from 38 States, DC, and Puerto Rico Participated in the 2010 Congressional Butt-In

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Advocates from 38 States, DC, and Puerto Rico Participated in the 2010 Congressional Butt-In
No surprise: British ISP's block on Pirate Bay isn't curbing piracy

Microsoft touts 98-percent 'Smoked by Windows Phone' success rate, a few beg to differ

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Microsoft's "Smoked by Windows Phone" challenge has been long on claims that Windows Phone can outrace your smartphone platform of choice in day-to-day tasks, but it's been short on hard numbers. Until now, that is. Company Evangelist Ben Rudolph claims that over 50,000 smartphones -- or 98 percent of...
Microsoft touts 98-percent 'Smoked by Windows Phone' success rate, a few beg to differ

Qualcomm calls for shared in-home cells to handle mobile demand

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Consumers will have to share small, inexpensive cells in their homes with nearby mobile users to affordably meet the growing demand for mobile data in the next decade, a Qualcomm executive said Tuesday."There really is no alternative," said Matt Grob, Qualcomm's executive vice president and chief technology officer, during...
Qualcomm calls for shared in-home cells to handle mobile demand

Owned It Wants To Turn The Order Confirmation Page Into A Social Commerce Opportunity

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The humble order confirmation page is a wasted opportunity. Or so says Owned it, a new social commerce platform which aims to help retailers increase referrals and conversions by offering customers incentives for sharing their purchases (and any related offers) via social media, post-checkout. Prior to today, the UK startup...
Owned It Wants To Turn The Order Confirmation Page Into A Social Commerce Opportunity

Tech Seeds That Federal Money Can Plant

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At a time of looming budget cuts, advocates of government financing of technology research argue that it is an investment in the nation's future....
Tech Seeds That Federal Money Can Plant

Twitter's Transparency Report shows 6,646 copyright notices, 1,858 gov't info requests received in 2012

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Twitter, like most social networks, is often bombarded by governments interested in user information, usually for law enforcement purposes. Last July, Twitter released its first Transparency Report, covering from January through June 2012, to the public in an attempt to shine some light into these inquiries for not only user...
Twitter's Transparency Report shows 6,646 copyright notices, 1,858 gov't info requests received in 2012
How Real-Time Bidding Could Save Mobile Advertising

Congress Might Pass A Wacky New Law That Keeps You From REALLY Owning Your Phone

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A petition on the White House's We The People website recently asked the government to change a new rule that makes it illegal to unlock a cell phone, even after a contract with the carrier is expired. An unlocked cell phone is one that you fully own and can be used...
Congress Might Pass A Wacky New Law That Keeps You From REALLY Owning Your Phone

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: More Ad Money Is Going Mobile

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Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. Worldwide, More Money Goes Mobile (eMarketer)Mobile ad spending around the world more than doubled last year, eMarketer estimates, and though growth will moderate this year, double-digit increases...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: More Ad Money Is Going Mobile
DOJ probe investigates whether cable companies are unfairly capping online video

Brand advocates are the strongest salesforce you'll never have to hire

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The idea of getting people to tell their friends about your products is about as old as business itself. I remember in the city square in Elsinore where the farmers came in to sell their crops and the crowd was divided in two groups. Team X and team Y. My...
Brand advocates are the strongest salesforce you'll never have to hire

Break your mobile contract, prepaid provider Ting will reimburse you if you switch

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We’ve long been advocates of prepaid mobile phone services. They’re usually an easy way to save money—and avoid those pesky contracts. One problem though, many people still have those pesky contracts, sometimes for as long as a year or two. Breaking them often means being hit with an early...
Break your mobile contract, prepaid provider Ting will reimburse you if you switch
The case for organized power

Addvocate: Salesforce’s Former Head Of Social Marcus Nelson Preps A New Enterprise Social Media Startup

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Marcus Nelson, co-founder of customer service startup UserVoice, left his role as head of social media at Salesforce.com back in April to start a company called Addvocate — and now he’s starting to talk about what he’s up to. When I met with Nelson yesterday, he gave me a quick...
Addvocate: Salesforce’s Former Head Of Social Marcus Nelson Preps A New Enterprise Social Media Startup

Pressure on Google over privacy problems mounts

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Pressure against Google is mounting over the company’s questionable privacy practices. The Electronic Privacy Information Center on Tuesday pursued its lawsuit against the Federal Trade Commission — a move aimed at getting the agency to fine Google over a new policy that advocates say would violate user privacy. Read full...
Pressure on Google over privacy problems mounts

Forget me not: campaigners fight for control of online memories

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Right to be forgotten advocates argue details online can be out-of-date, misleading and even downright wrongThe internet has a long memory. It can remember things long after everyone else has forgotten them. In some cases, this can lead to a pleasant surprise: long-lost pictures, an old witticism, a fragment of...
Forget me not: campaigners fight for control of online memories

Lithium Acquires Social CRM Application For Call Centers, Social Dynamx

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Social CRM company Lithium Technologies has acquired fellow customer care application Social Dynamx. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Social Dynamx’splatform is designed for large enterprises and customer call centers to identify, prioritize and manage millions of one-to-one social conversations on blogs, social networks and more in...
Lithium Acquires Social CRM Application For Call Centers, Social Dynamx

Cisco's CEO Is Making All Managers Read Sheryl Sandberg's Book And Promote Women (CSCO)

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Cisco CEO John Chambers says he's had his eyes opened to women's issues by reading Sheryl Sandberg's new book. He was so inspired, he bought a copy of "Lean In" for all his senior managers and is making them read it. Then they must find ways to promote more women...
Cisco's CEO Is Making All Managers Read Sheryl Sandberg's Book And Promote Women (CSCO)

Social Commerce Network Lockerz Raises Another $7.5 Million

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Social commerce network Lockerz, which just lost its founder and CEO Kathy Savitt to Yahoo, has raised $7.5 million in new funding, according to an SEC filing. A spokesperson for the company confirmed the new funding, and said the round was raised from existing investors. The filing lists both Kleiner...
Social Commerce Network Lockerz Raises Another $7.5 Million

Mightybell continues push into creative spaces, adjusts features based on users, lots more on the way

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Mightybell launched in 2011 with the ambitious aim of creating user-generated pages full of useful content that could be shared by individuals, and grow with user participation. Mightybell at the time also touted ideas like guides creators could sell, item lists that would be monetized, analytics and more. However, nearly...
Mightybell continues push into creative spaces, adjusts features based on users, lots more on the way
Is Comcast prioritizing its Xfinity app over competitors like Netflix?

Advocates Gather in Washington, DC for C3’s 4th Annual Conference and Lobby Day

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Advocates Gather in Washington, DC for C3’s 4th Annual Conference and Lobby Day

Apple hires former EPA Chief Lisa Jackson for environmental efforts

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Apple has hired former EPA Chief Lisa Jackson to oversee environmental activities at Apple, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced at AllThingsD’s D11 conference on Tuesday night. Jackson stepped down as EPA head in January, after serving under the Obama administration. Cook said that Jackson will be reporting directly to him...
Apple hires former EPA Chief Lisa Jackson for environmental efforts
Influitive puts the sexy back in B2B marketing with over $11M this year

The secret to tweeting

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Twitter isn't solely for media types – an online presence can help in all types of jobOK, I give in, even my friend Will has heard of Twitter, how do I start?Go to Twitter.com and click on Sign up. Register and choose yourself a username – the snappier and less...
The secret to tweeting
BII REPORT: How Native Apps Still Reign Supreme Over HTML5

Aperture 4.0

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When will Apple release Aperture 4.0? Don’t get your hopes up. I have no insider information. I do have a great deal of experience and that experience leads me to believe it will be soon. If you look at the typical release cycles for different companies, it becomes easier...
Aperture 4.0
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