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Fast-Growing Photo Messaging App Snapchat Launches on Android

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Sometimes it’s the tiniest of tweaks that make one product seem totally different. Here is what the mobile app Snapchat does: allows users to take a photo with their phone, overlay a little bit of text, and send it to another user. The recipient can view the photo message for a...
Fast-Growing Photo Messaging App Snapchat Launches on Android

Facebook Is the Web’s Ultimate Timesink [STATS]

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The average U.S. Internet user spends more time on Facebook than on Google, Yahoo, YouTube, Microsoft, Wikipedia, and Amazon combined. Think about that for a moment.New numbers released by Nielsen today confirm what we’ve known for a while: Facebook is the web’s #1 time sink. What’s more interesting though...
Facebook Is the Web’s Ultimate Timesink [STATS]

Unofficial Lightning USB Cables and Adapters Launching Soon at Significant Discounts

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Earlier this month, we pointed to a new iPhone 5 Flash Lightning Dock from iPhone5mod.com, one of the first unauthorized Lightning-equipped products to surface on the market. At the time, iPhone5mod told us that it was using genuine Lightning connectors sourced from Apple's supplier, but noted that it also had...
Unofficial Lightning USB Cables and Adapters Launching Soon at Significant Discounts

AOL's Hyperlocal Effort Patch Misses $40M-50M Sales Target, Partly Because Of Sandy, Still Aiming For Profitability In 2013

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AOL’s Q4 earnings today saw that company (which owns TechCrunch) finally make a turnaround, after 8 years of decline, into revenue growth, with overall sales of $599.5 million. But there are still a lot of areas that are seeing flat or declining revenues, and some that are loss-making: among those...
AOL's Hyperlocal Effort Patch Misses $40M-50M Sales Target, Partly Because Of Sandy, Still Aiming For Profitability In 2013
Why does the new iPad continue charging after it hits 100%?

Beloved Mac and iOS RSS reader NetNewsWire set to return after ditching intractable iCloud data syncing

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iCloud data syncing, especially with Core Data, has become the bane of many an iOS developer’s existence. I can’t tell you how many developers have run into major issues implementing sync with Apple’s iCloud, no, really, I can’t tell you as most of them won’t go on the record. But...
Beloved Mac and iOS RSS reader NetNewsWire set to return after ditching intractable iCloud data syncing
Dark Sky Proves That Even The Weather Report Is Being Disrupted By Mobile Tech

Exec now allows you to "hire" someone to do charitable volunteer work on your behalf

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We’ve told you about San Francisco based company Exec before and how its CEO, Justin Kan, is dedicated to providing an easy tool to get jobs, tasks and errands done in a snap. I sat down with Kan this week and we discussed Exec’s latest promotion, the ability to hire...
Exec now allows you to "hire" someone to do charitable volunteer work on your behalf
Startup Spotlight: This computer workstation allows you to sit, stand or recline

The Instagram-Facebook backlash?

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As you all know, I am just massive Instagram junkie. I spend an inordinate amount of time on the service. And so do a lot of other people. Many of them are very passionate people who signed up for the service because it was anti-Facebook. It seems like these passionate...
The Instagram-Facebook backlash?

Faceback Hits Back Hard On Yahoo Patent Claims, Countersues Over Its Own Patents: Nuclear War Begins

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It's not surprising, after Yahoo sued Facebook and Facebook stocked up on a bunch more patents, that Facebook would respond with guns blazing at Yahoo for the lawsuit. As we've been arguing for the better part of a decade, in many cases, patents are basically just nuclear stockpiling, where companies...
Faceback Hits Back Hard On Yahoo Patent Claims, Countersues Over Its Own Patents: Nuclear War Begins

ICANN Boss: We're Not Ready To Launch These Half-Baked New gTLDs, So Let's Launch Them

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We've talked about the fact that the whole "generic top level domain" (gTLD) process was hopelessly corrupt, as it was more or less driven by those who sought to profit from the system -- folks who ran (or hoped to run) domain registration offerings. And, the entire thing seemed based...
ICANN Boss: We're Not Ready To Launch These Half-Baked New gTLDs, So Let's Launch Them

Enterprise social software vendor Moxie goes freemium

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Moxie Software will now provide its full enterprise social networking (ESN) software for free because the company is convinced that standalone, general-purpose ESN capabilities are a commodity.The company will charge customers when and if they link its Collaboration Spaces product with other, third-party business applications and systems."This supports our...
Enterprise social software vendor Moxie goes freemium

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Mobile Drives Double-Digit Growth In Social Media Engagement

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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. Mobile Web And Apps Driving Social Media Growth (Nielsen via MarketingProfs)Consumers continue to spend an insane amount of time on social networks. Roughly 20 percent of users'...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Mobile Drives Double-Digit Growth In Social Media Engagement

Get Engaged…Whatever That Means

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Engagement will go down in history as the most ambiguous advertising buzzword of all time. Influencers all over industry are talking about it, but the lack of a definition for engagement in online advertising is creating confusion. Is it the amount of time consumers spend with their mouse on an...
Get Engaged…Whatever That Means

Levinsohn Unlikely to Stay at Yahoo, as Mayer Begins Her Talent Search

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According to sources both inside and outside of Yahoo, outgoing interim CEO Ross Levinsohn — who lost the race for the company’s top job to Google exec Marissa Mayer — is unlikely to remain at the company. The board, who unanimously bypassed the media-focused exec to select a candidate...
Levinsohn Unlikely to Stay at Yahoo, as Mayer Begins Her Talent Search

Reddit Takes Censorship Into Its Own Hands with New Blocking Policy

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Last week, Reddit announced that it would start blocking URLs that it found to be gaming its voting system, or spamming its site with links. The company has created a private list of domains Reddit will actively block for an unspecified amount of time – although they do claim that...
Reddit Takes Censorship Into Its Own Hands with New Blocking Policy

Apple's New iMac Isn't Delayed, But it is Supply Constrained

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Rumors that Apple’s newly redesigned iMacs have been delayed until 2013 are just that. Sources close to Apple tell AllThingsD that the machines will begin shipping later this year as planned. The 21.5-inch iMac will debut before the end of this month, with its 27-inch sibling arriving in December. “The...
Apple's New iMac Isn't Delayed, But it is Supply Constrained

App and Mortar Is One New Way to Describe the Trend in Mobile Commerce

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The term “mobile commerce” is commonly used to describe e-commerce revenues that are generated over smartphones and tablets. But Flurry, a mobile analytics company, is now introducing the term “app & mortar” in a new report published today that explores the rise in smartphone shopping. Clearly, the term is a...
App and Mortar Is One New Way to Describe the Trend in Mobile Commerce
Online ads equal offline sales, says shopper analytics firm RapidBlue

Nielsen: US smartphones have an average of 41 apps installed, up from 32 last year

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The growing ubiquity of smartphones in the US is helping to drive the surge in app downloads, but as Nielsen reports the average number of apps per device has also increased significantly over the past year. The data measurement and research company notes that this time last year, 38% of...
Nielsen: US smartphones have an average of 41 apps installed, up from 32 last year

Kwikset Kēvo transforms your smartphone into your smart key of the future

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This embed is invalid In what is a breakthrough move toward my dream of a fully automated home, UniKey has built a smart door lock like something delivered by someone from the future. We have all found ourselves with our hands full fumbling for the right key to our front...
Kwikset Kēvo transforms your smartphone into your smart key of the future

Why Give Up Facebook for Lent, or Ever?

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Lent is in full swing, and so are the commitments to 40 days without Facebook. In this framework, Facebook use is seen as negative and an addiction. It becomes just another one to add to Americans' list of overindulgences, of things that push us away from each other and further...
Why Give Up Facebook for Lent, or Ever?

Email sender Sailthru gets $19M to expand custom content offerings

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Even as social media firms get all the hype, email remains big business. The latest proof of this is a major new investment in Sailthru, a start-up that helps media and e-commerce firms offer personalized email to their subscribers. On Monday, New York-based Sailthru announced $19 million in Series B...
Email sender Sailthru gets $19M to expand custom content offerings

Mobile app installs rise, but time in apps barely moves

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Over the past year as more U.S. consumers have adopted smartphones — more than half of the population now uses one — the number of installed applications is up for both Android and iOS devices. Yet the amount of time spent using those applications hasn’t changed much, says Nielsen. In...
Mobile app installs rise, but time in apps barely moves

New Facebook guidelines require news and video apps to wait at least 10 seconds before publishing user activity

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Facebook has updated its Open Graph publishing guidelines to require social news and video apps to wait at least 10 seconds before posting “read” or “watch” actions to a user’s Timeline. This will prevent Open Graph applications from being able to publish stories on behalf of users immediately after they...
New Facebook guidelines require news and video apps to wait at least 10 seconds before publishing user activity

30 days with Windows Phone 8 -- Perspective from an admitted iOS addict

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While we all have our favorite brands, there’s no doubt a bit of disservice that we do to ourselves when we don’t venture outside of our comfortable walls. That’s exactly the story with me, specifically related to Apple. I long ago overcame the desire to tinker, upgrade and fix my...
30 days with Windows Phone 8 -- Perspective from an admitted iOS addict

Significant shortages on iMacs for the holiday quater anticipated by Tim Cook

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As we originally predicted, Apple is going be having some major delays and shortages for its new iMac lineup going into the holidays. Before the refreshed iMacs were unveiled at Apple’s iPad mini event earlier this week, we thought the shortages might even mean the unveiling would be pushed back. While Apple...
Significant shortages on iMacs for the holiday quater anticipated by Tim Cook

The Last Couple Years Of Kevin Systrom's Life, As Told Through His Instagram Photos

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Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom made $400 million today when he sold his company Instagram to Facebook for $1 billion. What was his life like leading up to the deal? And what was his life like when he first launched Instagram less than two years ago? We checked photos that he...
The Last Couple Years Of Kevin Systrom's Life, As Told Through His Instagram Photos

An Open Letter to Facebook

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I started this letter before f8, so for the record, it’s not about anything new. However, it even holds more water as a result. While Facebook is introducing new developments, they are losing sight of the old issues that are mostly “broken” or that have not yet been addressed. As...
An Open Letter to Facebook
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