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Kid-Friendly Social Network Everloop Is Coming To iPhone, Raising Series A

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Everloop, the social network for children under 13, is planning to launch a mobile application, making it one of the first companies to attempt a mobile, social network just for kids. The app, arriving in the third week of June, will translate the desktop experience to the small screen, beginning...
Kid-Friendly Social Network Everloop Is Coming To iPhone, Raising Series A
Startup steroids: Pinterest feels the burn of Facebook's Open Graph
Confirmed: Apple Will Live Stream Today's iPad Mini Event On Web Site, Apple TV

Who cares about the money anyway?

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A lot of questions surrounding startups and Internet companies revolve around money. What is their business model? How will they make money? I don’t see how they will ever make money! Look at Facebook; they have close to a billion loyal customers and people still worry that they won’t be...
Who cares about the money anyway?

DATA: Pinterest Now Bigger Than Google+ And Tumblr For Brands

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Pinterest sharing is now greater than Google+ and Tumblr according to new data from social bookmarking service AddThis. The data dovetails with earlier reports that marketers were giving up on Google+ in favor of Pinterest, with its shopping-friendly audience. Sharing to Pinterest is 6% greater than Tumblr and 7% greater...
DATA: Pinterest Now Bigger Than Google+ And Tumblr For Brands
'Infinity Blade' is Epic Games' most profitable game ever, says CEO

Man City Football Club furthers digital engagement as it partners with Foursquare

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Manchester City Football club has never been afraid to push digital boundaries to engage its fans. Today the club has announced a partnership with the location-based social network Foursquare. City supporters can now check into Foursquare at the Etihad Stadium, City Square, City Stores and official Heart of the City...
Man City Football Club furthers digital engagement as it partners with Foursquare

NASA's Restored Footage of Neil Armstrong's First Steps on the Moon

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As the world mourns the loss of Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, it's worth taking a moment to revisit the iconic Apollo 11 landing. Armstrong's first steps on the moon were broadcast live to an audience of millions, but it wasn't until 2009 that NASA restored...
NASA's Restored Footage of Neil Armstrong's First Steps on the Moon

Musicians Realizing They Don't Need Major Labels Anymore

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Music reality TV has become a key feeding ground for the major labels lately. Shows like American Idol, the Voice, X Factor and the like seem to be where the labels have been picking up some of their bigger name stars lately -- allowing the shows to help build up...
Musicians Realizing They Don't Need Major Labels Anymore

Facebook Has A Business Model Problem

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I spent some time this week trading email with Mark Cuban about Facebook and hearing his frustrations about the way Facebook is treating its corporate customers and brand partners. The deal with Facebook, now and apparently forever, is that if brands want to reach all (or even just a large...
Facebook Has A Business Model Problem
Steve Jobs discusses 21st century technology in rare 1983 speech

LeWeb London startup competition semifinalist shortlist announced

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As you may have heard, the French are coming to take over in June as LeWeb London 2012 conference arrives to celebrate and explore digital advances. The theme for the event is ‘Faster than Real Time‘ so it’s no surprise that the startup competition at the event is all about...
LeWeb London startup competition semifinalist shortlist announced

Sarah Tavel, Who Led Bessemer’s Investment In Pinterest, Gets Down To Busines At Pinterest

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Pinterest is starting to fill up its own Pinboard… with money people. Sarah Tavel, a former VP at Bessemer Venture Partners (the same BVP that led a Series A round in Pinterest in 2011), has now joined the social startup in a business development role. The move comes about a...
Sarah Tavel, Who Led Bessemer’s Investment In Pinterest, Gets Down To Busines At Pinterest

GOOD Magazine Retools As A Social Network For The Civic Self

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GOOD used to be a magazine. It attracted doers and makers and activists, people with a civic mission. It wasn't able to make a lasting business out of that, and in June, it laid off most of its editorial staff. It relaunches Wednesday, and it's almost unrecognizable. Instead of staff...
GOOD Magazine Retools As A Social Network For The Civic Self

On Privacy in Social Networks: The Provider's Perspective

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Editor's note: This is the second story in a three-part series by Alex Korth on privacy. Read the first post: On Privacy in Social Networks: What Drives Users? Most of the time, providers of social networks are commercial enterprises. Developing, bootstrapping and running a social network comes with very...
On Privacy in Social Networks: The Provider's Perspective

After 80 Years, Newsweek Is Abandoning Print

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Newsweek just announced that it will abandon its print magazine and go "all digital" in 2013. The last print edition will be published December 31, 2012. Newsweek editor Tina Brown writes: ...our business has been increasingly affected by the challenging print advertising environment, while Newsweek's online and e-reader content has...
After 80 Years, Newsweek Is Abandoning Print

Twitter founders launch two new websites, Medium and Branch

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Ev Williams and Biz Stone launch two new sites - Medium and Branch - which they hope will launch an eveolutionary leap in online sharingThey inspired a boom in self-publishing with Blogger, then turned the world to 140 characters with Twitter. Now Ev Williams and Biz Stone have launched two...
Twitter founders launch two new websites, Medium and Branch

Google is making a huge and annoying mistake.

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I like Google Plus. Some of the smartest people I've ever read are on Google Plus, and the Hangout is amazing. But Google is doing everything it can to force Google Plus on everyone, and it's pissing me off. Yesterday, I tried to like a video on YouTube. I wasn't...
Google is making a huge and annoying mistake.

Steve Wozniak: Cloud Computing Will Cause 'Horrible Problems In The Next Five Years'

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Steve Wozniak really, really doesn't like the cloud. The Apple cofounder slammed cloud computing during a Q&A after a recent performance of The Agony And The Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, the controversial play by Mike Daisy. "I really worry about everything going to the cloud," Wozniak told the audience, according...
Steve Wozniak: Cloud Computing Will Cause 'Horrible Problems In The Next Five Years'
LinkedIn Unveils Redesigned Company Pages: Simpler, More Visual, And More Relevant

★ Why 'The Daily' Failed

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Jeff Sonderman, writing for Poynter: With the benefit of hindsight, there seem to be at least two other major lessons from The Daily’s failure: Audience clarity. It was difficult to grasp who exactly was the intended audience of The Daily. It excelled at interactive elements and visual appeal, but the...
★ Why 'The Daily' Failed

Google begins linking Google+ with Orkut. Is this the beginning of the end for Orkut?

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Google’s first social network Orkut will now let its users link their profiles to Google+, the company announced today on Orkut’s official blog. In practical terms, Orkut users will be able to automatically share their public posts on both networks at the same time. While it sounds convenient, they may want...
Google begins linking Google+ with Orkut. Is this the beginning of the end for Orkut?
Metal Gear movie being made by Marvel Studios

6 Skills Every Startup Team Needs

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So many tech startups begin the same way: One founder, one dream and a plan to make it happen. Most businesses stay that way - there are many more solo entrepreneurs than business owners with employees. But to succeed, most startups need a much broader set of skills and...
6 Skills Every Startup Team Needs
ShareThis Launches A Dashboard For Publishers To Measure Their “Social Quality”

Twitter Cofounders Unveil Their Newest Project, An Online Publishing Platform Called Medium

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Evan Williams and Biz Stone are looking to change the way we think of online publishing yet again. On Tuesday, the Twitter cofounders lifted the curtain on their latest top secret a project, a new online publishing tool called Medium. Medium provides users with beautifully designed platform for sharing...
Twitter Cofounders Unveil Their Newest Project, An Online Publishing Platform Called Medium

Twitter airs first TV spot during NASCAR, implores racing fans to discover the magic of hashtags

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Given #thescope with which Twitter has #invadedpopularculture, it may come as a shock to realize that the company hasn't really ventured too far into the world of television advertising -- but then, it seems that it's been doing a pretty good job getting enough #freeadvertising as is. Clearly the...
Twitter airs first TV spot during NASCAR, implores racing fans to discover the magic of hashtags
Steam for Linux going into limited public beta for the first time

Proxio buys SocialKandy, maker of real estate-specific Facebook apps

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SocialKandy, which delivers custom Facebook applications and other social media solutions to real estate professionals, has been acquired by Proxio, which offers marketing and networking services in 19 languages to nearly 500,000 real estate brokerages, agents and associations worldwide. SocialKandy basically builds real estate-specific apps for Facebook to allow businesses...
Proxio buys SocialKandy, maker of real estate-specific Facebook apps
A YouTube Studio Borrows The Old Hollywood System To Make Big Hits
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