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Shop It To Me beefs up its shopping personalization engine with "Threads"

pandodaily.com
It used to be that when women needed new clothes, they went to the mall. Now malls are like relics of a different America — they’re shuttering in droves and turning into sad, vacant ghost towns. You can blame it on a lot of things, but the steady growth...
Shop It To Me beefs up its shopping personalization engine with "Threads"

GMail Ads on Buzzed Reader Items Attract Controversy

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Shared by sarahintampa Wait...Google launched a service just so they could wrap ads around it? Noooo! Given the ease of distribution of content from site to site and network to network, with RSS or any other model, it's no surprise that scrapers galore are stocking away our unique copy and...
GMail Ads on Buzzed Reader Items Attract Controversy

Why the NYT-Flipboard deal is a smart move

gigaom.com
The New York Times hasn’t exactly been free-wheeling with its digital content in the past: the only way you could get it was through the newspaper’s apps or via excerpts on a site like The Huffington Post or Google News — which is why the deal it announced early...
Why the NYT-Flipboard deal is a smart move

Jolicloud Me opens in beta, brings together shares in the cloud

www.engadget.com
For as small as Jolicloud is, the company sure knows how to hang around. After renaming its cloud-based desktop operating system to Joli OS (and subsequently open-sourcing the thing), the outfit is taking a somewhat different approach with its latest offering. Jolicloud Me is a new type of cloud...
Jolicloud Me opens in beta, brings together shares in the cloud

Wind-Up Knight sees 100,000 downloads in 24 hours after going free

www.insidemobileapps.com
The iOS version of California-based Robot Invader’s side-scrolling platformer Wind-Up Knight is seeing more than 10,000 downloads an hour after switching to a free-to-play model. Robot Invader originally released the iOS version of Wind Up Knight on Dec. 15 as a $0.99 paid title, but made the game to a...
Wind-Up Knight sees 100,000 downloads in 24 hours after going free

U.K. Ad-Funded Mobile Broadband Startup, Samba Mobile, Raises Sub-£1M In Second Angel Round

techcrunch.com
Samba Mobile, a UK startup founded in 2010 which incentivises ad-watching by offering free 3G mobile broadband for desktop PC, laptop and tablet users in exchange for watching video adverts, has raised just shy of £1m — £929,000 — in equity capital in its second round of angel investment. Investors include David...
U.K. Ad-Funded Mobile Broadband Startup, Samba Mobile, Raises Sub-£1M In Second Angel Round

With Updated Cloud Player, Amazon Matches iTunes Scan and Match

allthingsd.com
A year and a half after its initial launch, Amazon has obtained licenses from the four major music labels that pave the way for a “scan and match” feature that rivals Apple’s iTunes Match service. Agreements have been made with EMI Music, Universal, Sony and Warner, and with more than...
With Updated Cloud Player, Amazon Matches iTunes Scan and Match

Walk Score Places a Value on How Easy It Is to Navigate a Neighborhood (Video)

allthingsd.com
When looking for a new house or apartment, ever wonder what the commute will be like or how far away the grocery store or coffee shop is? Seattle-based Walk Score has created an easy way to evaluate how walkable and public-transportation-friendly a neighborhood is on a scale from one to...
Walk Score Places a Value on How Easy It Is to Navigate a Neighborhood (Video)

If A Blogger Links To The New Paywalled NY Times, And It Leads To A Subscription, Will The NYT Pay The Blogger?

techdirt.com
Felix Salmon wrote up a blog post recently that details just how amazingly confused the NY Times appears to be about its new plan for a paywall. Apparently, the paywall will even include the NYTimes' blog sites -- which even the WSJ tends to keep outside of its paywall. As...
If A Blogger Links To The New Paywalled NY Times, And It Leads To A Subscription, Will The NYT Pay The Blogger?

Friendster Founder Jonathan Abrams Is Back, and He Wants to Bring You Your Tech News

allthingsd.com
Famous and successful tech entrepreneurs often seem to pride themselves on staying out of the fray of tech news and blogs. They don’t like to admit to taking time out of their busy lives to tune in for all the daily excitement (such as it is). Not Friendster founder Jonathan...
Friendster Founder Jonathan Abrams Is Back, and He Wants to Bring You Your Tech News

Google Buzz Isn't Exactly Humming Along [The Mossberg Solution]

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These days, it’s near impossible to use a computer without running into a social network. Web sites encourage people to “tweet” links to their articles via Twitter; photo-sharing sites nudge users to post albums on Facebook; and aggregators like TweetDeck display content from several social networks in a digestible way....
Google Buzz Isn't Exactly Humming Along [The Mossberg Solution]

Booting Up: Dell Tablet Edition

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Steve Jurvetson (Wikipedia) Foxconn after This American Life retraction: we will not take legal action [Reuters] Dell prepares to enter the tablet market [AllThingsD] Social media is responsible for nine percent of online news visits; most visits come from web searches and aggregators [PaidContent] Some free Android apps use more...
Booting Up: Dell Tablet Edition
Can haz news? Cheezeburger Network's Ben Huh launches mobile news app, Circa

Editing your customers

www.buzzmachine.com
“Almost everything you see in Twitter today was invented by our users,” its creator, Jack Dorsey, said in this video (found via his investor, Fred Wilson). RT, #, @, & $ were conventions created by users that were then—sometimes reluctantly—embraced by Twitter, to Twitter’s benefit. Dorsey said it is the...
Editing your customers
Watch Vine videos sprout in real time with Vinepeek
Germany Passes New Internet Copyright Law After Watering It Down To Spare Google From Having To Pay

Matrix: Impacts to Alumni Organizations In A World of Social Networks

www.web-strategist.com
I’m here in Phoenix Arizona as a keynote speaker to the Council of Alumni Associations Executives, these are the fine folks that manage alumni orginizations where you may have gone to college.  The reason I’ve been invited to speak as a professional speaker is their world, like many other industries,...
Matrix: Impacts to Alumni Organizations In A World of Social Networks

List of Social Inbox Aggregator (SIA) Providers

www.web-strategist.com
Written by Jeremiah Owyang (Customer Strategy) and Ray Wang (Enterprise Strategy), Analysts at the Altimeter Group. We’re tasked with a difficult job as Industry analyst in one of the fastest moving markets. Part of our role is to find new trends, identify them, and rate and rank who offers them....
List of Social Inbox Aggregator (SIA) Providers
How the US Online Advertising Market Can Grow by 1,000% in the Next 10 Years

Pintrips Launches A Collaborative Trip Planning Dashboard For Tracking Flights & Prices Across Destinations In Real-Time

techcrunch.com
Pintrips, a new personal travel planning startup, is today publicly entering the competitive, crowded travel space with the public debut of its online pinboard for tracking flights and prices. The service operates differently from the typical price comparison engines and aggregators, as its focus isn’t only on finding the best...
Pintrips Launches A Collaborative Trip Planning Dashboard For Tracking Flights & Prices Across Destinations In Real-Time
Siri's 'little brother' Trapit grows up, enters formidable world of publishing

Sky News is available from today in the US & Canada for the first time, via Livestation

thenextweb.com
BSkyB’s Sky News will be made available for the first time in North America from today, the company has announced, with viewers in the US and Canada able to access the TV channel by subscribing to online TV news aggregation service Livestation for $2.99 a month. Sky News was launched...
Sky News is available from today in the US & Canada for the first time, via Livestation

Transportation App Corral Rides Loses Access To Lyft's Driver Data

techcrunch.com
Looks like not everyone is embracing the vision behind Corral Rides, which aims to bring all of your transportation options togethers in one place — cabs, ridesharing, mass transit, and more. A reader tipped us off that Lyft, which was one of the main services in the app, has been...
Transportation App Corral Rides Loses Access To Lyft's Driver Data
Huffington: Smart experiment, or old-media mistake?

I Don’t Want to Make a Techmeme Competitor, But…

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Techmeme is really good at one thing, discovering and ranking important breaking news fast. While I may at times bitch about Techmeme (as many others have) they are my first destination to find out the latest breaking news in the tech world, and obviously what Gabe Rivera is doing...
I Don’t Want to Make a Techmeme Competitor, But…
The Future Of Content: Content Is The Future

Amazon decides it actually does need licenses

arstechnica.com
It's been over a year since Amazon.com introduced its Cloud Player—a personal music storage and playback service connected to a user's Amazon account. Only today, though, did Amazon announce that it entered into licensing agreements with "Sony Music Entertainment, EMI Music, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, and more than...
Amazon decides it actually does need licenses

Zite Brings Intel Inside Its Technology Section In Sponsorship Deal

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Zite has cut a deal with Intel (NSDQ: INTC) to have the chip giant sponsor the technology section of its mobile news reading app, only the second sponsor to grace its pages. Intel will sponsor Zite’s technology section and will get to promote selected articles in exchange for its...
Zite Brings Intel Inside Its Technology Section In Sponsorship Deal

Facebook’s New “Like” Button And The Anonymized “Like” Stream

www.allfacebook.com
Last night’s story from the Financial Times about a behavioral ad network being powered by Facebook’s new Like button turned out to be completely false and the article was quickly changed to reveal nothing new. However with all the discussion around Facebook’s new “Like” button and speculation about its implications,...
Facebook’s New “Like” Button And The Anonymized “Like” Stream

Pivot Smart: Social News Network XYDO Goes Pure B2B With New Content Marketing Platform

techcrunch.com
In case you haven’t noticed, the Internet has become a content fire hose. There’s a lot of junk floating around out there (my posts not included, of course), and, as a result, a spate of digital readers and aggregators have popped up to offer our blood-shot eyes improved filtering mechanisms...
Pivot Smart: Social News Network XYDO Goes Pure B2B With New Content Marketing Platform
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