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Twazzup Launches New Twitter Analytics Service and Web-Based Twitter Client

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Just about a year ago, Twazzup launched one of the more interesting Twitter search engines and one month ago, it became one of the first services to get access to Twitter's full firehose stream. Today, the company is launching its first new service based on this full Twitter stream: Twazzup...
Twazzup Launches New Twitter Analytics Service and Web-Based Twitter Client
HowAboutWe Provides Hand-Picked Date Ideas To Help Couples Fall And Stay In Love

'JOBS' Movie Clip 'Totally Wrong', Says Steve Wozniak

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The interaction between Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak shown in the first scene to be released from the biopic JOBS, due to appear in theaters April 19, is 'totally wrong' according to an email Wozniak sent to Gizmodo.Totally wrong. Personalities and where the ideas of computers affecting society did...
'JOBS' Movie Clip 'Totally Wrong', Says Steve Wozniak
Verizon, Redbox get ready to go toe-to-toe with Netflix
90 Seconds on The Verge: iPad mini, LG Nexus, and Windows Phone 8 dates
Facebook-Centric Anime Startup Tokyo Otaku Mode Enlists Former Apple VP Andy Miller As Advisor

Real Hands-On Photos Of The New Prototype BlackBerry

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We just swung by the press room here at BlackBerry World 2012 in Orlando to bring you a hands-on of RIM’s BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha Testing Device. The phone doesn't actually run BlackBerry 10, it runs a watered down version of RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 operating system, and that's very apparent....
Real Hands-On Photos Of The New Prototype BlackBerry
EA Launches Origin Online Game Distribution for Mac

Everything announced at the Google I/O 2013 keynote in one handy list

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Google has completed its mammoth 3-hour I/O 2013 keynote, and many announcements were made. We’ve compiled a handy list so you can catch up and make sure you haven’t missed anything. Google announces 900 million Android activations, 48 billion apps downloaded there have been more than 900 million Android activations...
Everything announced at the Google I/O 2013 keynote in one handy list

Redbox Instant Streaming To Launch Alpha Testing, Name Former Verizon FiOS Exec Shawn Strickland CEO

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In February, Coinstar subsidiary Redbox announced a joint venture with Verizon to launch a streaming video service. Later this afternoon, we're told, the companies will provide more insight into the partnership, though details of the service are still extremely limited. Here's what we know so far: The service will...
Redbox Instant Streaming To Launch Alpha Testing, Name Former Verizon FiOS Exec Shawn Strickland CEO

Apple Drops Chinese Supplier for Child Labor Violations

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Apple yesterday released its 2013 Supplier Responsibility Report (PDF), disclosing the results of its audit program for 2012 and revealing that it had fired one of its suppliers after finding evidence of 74 underage workers at one facility. In January 2012, for example, we audited a supplier, Guangdong Real Faith...
Apple Drops Chinese Supplier for Child Labor Violations

Google Moving Closer to Submitting Maps App for iOS as Eddy Cue Works to Improve Apple's Maps

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is continuing to make progress on a standalone mapping application for iOS, working toward submitting the app for inclusion in the App Store after Apple switched from Google to its own in-house Maps app in iOS 6.Google has distributed a test version of...
Google Moving Closer to Submitting Maps App for iOS as Eddy Cue Works to Improve Apple's Maps
Microchips: Russian Chip Gurus ARM Intel Rivals With Secret Weapon
Verizon/Redbox JV has name & exec team, begins testing
Arrggh: KingsIsle Entertainment unveils Pirate101 online game

Eat like a local? How about eat with a local? Cookening whips up an 'Airbnb for meals'

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I know, I know, the ‘Y is an Airbnb for X’ thing is a horse that’s been beaten to death already, and then some. Still, it happens to be an adequate way to describe Cookening, a brand new online marketplace for home-cooked meals that is making its debut today. In...
Eat like a local? How about eat with a local? Cookening whips up an 'Airbnb for meals'

Apple Again The Second Most Valuable Publicly Traded Company in the World

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Back in August 2011, Apple passed Exxon Mobil as the most valuable publicly traded company in the world. Both companies have risen in value since, but Apple's recent slide has allowed Exxon Mobil to again regain its position at the top of the corporate world. In the 17 months since...
Apple Again The Second Most Valuable Publicly Traded Company in the World

Google announces beta testing and staged rollouts to help app developers pilot new features

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At its annual developer-focused I/O conference in California today, Google lifted the lid on a new testing service for Android app developers. The idea is that once you’ve already issued a successful, money-making app, you may want to trial new features within the app before launching it fully to the...
Google announces beta testing and staged rollouts to help app developers pilot new features

Google's Glasses Are Available For Developers And Cost $1,500 (GOOG)

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If you happen to be attending Google's developer conference, and have $1,500 laying around, you can sign up to pre-order Google Glass. Google co-founder Sergey Brin gave a high energy demo of Google Glass today at the Google I/O conference.   Members of the audience were taken through a series of...
Google's Glasses Are Available For Developers And Cost $1,500 (GOOG)

Redbox Instant enters alpha testing with help from Verizon

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It's been a long, long road but Redbox's streaming movie service is finally crawling towards reality. In February the DVD vending company announced a partnership with Verizon that would finally usher the Walmart staple into the 21st century. According to Fast Company, Redbox Instant will enter an internal alpha...
Redbox Instant enters alpha testing with help from Verizon

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

Why Highlight Wasn’t A Breakout Success At SXSW

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[Editor’s Note: Brenden Mulligan is an entrepreneur who created Onesheet, TipList, ArtistData, MorningPics, and PhotoPile. He’s a mentor for 500 Startups and several startups. You can find him on Twitter at @mulligan.] Highlight is one of the most talked about apps out there. It was touted to be the breakout app at this year’s...
Why Highlight Wasn’t A Breakout Success At SXSW

Foursquare Confirms Restaurant Dashboard Alpha Testing

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In a new article in trade magazine Nation’s Restaurant News, Foursquare’s Tristan Walker (at right, who is making business development waves with deals with Zagat, Bravo and others) reveals a few very interesting tidbits about how Foursquare is working to cater to restaurant owners (excuse the pun). Restaurant Analytics Dashboard...
Foursquare Confirms Restaurant Dashboard Alpha Testing

AdRoll's dynamic Facebook ads are twice as effective as regular FB ads

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Ad tech startup AdRoll has released the results of its first foray into selling retargeted ads on Facebook’s ad exchange — and what might come as a shock to no one, the results look great. As we’ve noted previously, AdRoll has helped make display advertising more relevant to people...
AdRoll's dynamic Facebook ads are twice as effective as regular FB ads

Verizon and Redbox Start Testing Their New Web Video Service: Here's What to Expect

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Back in February, Verizon and Redbox announced a joint venture video service but said little else about it. Now they’re back, and they’re saying a little bit more: The service has a name – Redbox Instant by Verizon – and a CEO — Verizon executive Shawn Strickland. Redbox owner Coinstar...
Verizon and Redbox Start Testing Their New Web Video Service: Here's What to Expect

RT @alex: Foursquare’s Tristan Walker Confirms Restaurant Dashboard Alpha Testing http://tnw.to/15mbv

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RT @alex: Foursquare’s Tristan Walker Confirms Restaurant Dashboard Alpha Testing http://tnw.to/15mbv

Group Led By Google Wants More Speed On The Web, Releases Nginx PageSpeed Module In Beta

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Google really cares about the web being faster. In 2010 it led a group of contributors in releasing a module for Apache web servers called PageSpeed. Today, the same group has released a version for Nginx, an alternative to Apache, which is also open source and used by massively trafficked...
Group Led By Google Wants More Speed On The Web, Releases Nginx PageSpeed Module In Beta

Foursquare's come a long way in 4 years: Look at its first prototype

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Sometimes it’s nice to stop and take stock of how far a service or app has come. Today’s trip down memory lane comes by way of Foursquare, which has posted screenshots of the first prototype of its location check-in service from four years ago today. Four years ago was a...
Foursquare's come a long way in 4 years: Look at its first prototype

Beyond Twitter: Semantic Analysis of the Real-Time Web

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Many of you probably never heard of the Ellerdale project until this week, when Twitter announced it was one of the company's new partners in receiving the "firehose" of Twitter data, a full feed stream of tweets that was, prior to Monday, only available to the major players like Yahoo!,...
Beyond Twitter: Semantic Analysis of the Real-Time Web

Redbox Instant targets launch by year-end, blends subscription streaming and DVD rentals with VOD

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The last concrete details we'd heard about Redbox Instant was that it was entering internal alpha testing, but now Verizon exec Eric Bruno has revealed more background information. Previous info indicated the service would focus more heavily on movies than the back catalog of TV shows that is a...
Redbox Instant targets launch by year-end, blends subscription streaming and DVD rentals with VOD
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