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How Small Businesses Are Using Social Media for Real Results

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The Real Results series is supported by Gist, an online service that helps you build stronger relationships. By connecting your inbox to the web, you get business-critical information about key people and companies. See how it works here.Social media can be a scary prospect for small businesses; unlike traditional...
How Small Businesses Are Using Social Media for Real Results

Dropbox to Google Drive Sync

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A number of companies send me documents in Dropbox. I am happy to get them that way. Most of these documents are .doc, .xls, and .ppt files. Since I don't use word, excel, and powerpoint anymore as part of my committment to move my entire computing experience to the cloud,...
Dropbox to Google Drive Sync

Social Collaboration Platform For Students Wiggio Hits 1M Users, Launches Paid Version

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Wiggio, an online collaboration service designed for students, has been flying under the radar since raising $2.1 million in funding back in spring of 2010. The company has been slowly and steadily growing its user base, and now reaches over 2,000 universities and 120,000 students groups around the world, as well as...
Social Collaboration Platform For Students Wiggio Hits 1M Users, Launches Paid Version
Parse releases Parse hosting to prove still innovating after Facebook acquisition

Android Appalooza: Get started on your holiday shopping

arstechnica.com
So, you want to participate in all of the holiday sales that are going on today, but you don’t want to leave the couch? Fortunately, the Internet and its many available services have made this possible. And if you’ve got an Android device handy, there are also a couple of...
Android Appalooza: Get started on your holiday shopping

Cloud databases 101: Who builds 'em and what they do

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Remember when there were just two or three cloud computing platforms to choose from, and just about as many cloud databases? Well, as clouds have proliferated, so have the database services built on top of them. In fact, it’s getting hard to keep up with what’s actually available. Here’s a...
Cloud databases 101: Who builds 'em and what they do

Vidpresso Wants To Help TV Stations Put Your Tweets And Facebook Comments On Air

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It’s hard to find a live morning show or sports event coverage on TV these days that doesn’t feature tweets or Facebook comments from viewers. For most programs, though, getting those message on air is actually more difficult than it seems and often involves custom software and expensive hardware. Vidpresso,...
Vidpresso Wants To Help TV Stations Put Your Tweets And Facebook Comments On Air

It's time you met RealTidBits, a profitable, flexible, custom commenting service for big websites

thenextweb.com
When it comes to discussing and commenting online, there a few heavyweights that have dominated our favorite websites: Disqus, LiveFyre, Facebook’s solution and so on. I also suspect that you aren’t especially happy with any of the available services. Here at TNW, for example, we have bounced back and forth...
It's time you met RealTidBits, a profitable, flexible, custom commenting service for big websites

Did NASA ditch OpenStack for Amazon?

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If folks were given to reading tea leaves, they might read a lot into a recent blog post by NASA CIO Linda Cureton in which she discussed IT reform at the U.S. space agency. She mentioned a few specific cloud computing efforts, including a project at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory that...
Did NASA ditch OpenStack for Amazon?

Has Google Reader Just Gone Real Time?

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Updates at the foot of the post. Did Google just turn on the PubSubHubBub spigot and turn Google Reader into a real-time news source? Long have people complained that Google Reader took too longer to notice and spread news. Some RSS feeds were over an hour late. Now, people...
Has Google Reader Just Gone Real Time?

Apple's Siri Patent Application Hints At Apps Becoming A Backround Service Layer

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Apple has filed a sizeable 51-page patent application continuation with the USPTO according to AppleInsider, which covers Siri in general terms, described broadly as an “Intelligent Automated Assistant.” The filing includes screenshots of Siri pre-Apple acquisition, and generally describes in detail the system however many hundreds of millions of iOS...
Apple's Siri Patent Application Hints At Apps Becoming A Backround Service Layer

Liz's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

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Hello, Techdirt readers! Fellow Kool-aid drinking Internet Pirate here. Name's Elizabeth and I like to consider myself an artist of sorts. Now I'm not sure what originally brought me to Techdirt. Probably when I was looking into self publication for a friend and discovered some related articles. But the information...
Liz's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week
Xively Actually Connects Things In The Internet Of Things
NPD: Tablets To Overtake Notebooks By 2016 As The Most Popular Mobile ‘PC’

MPAA: Ripping DVDs Shouldn't Be Allowed Because It Takes Away Our Ability To Charge You Multiple Times For The Same Content

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It's that time again when the Librarian of Congress is considering special exemptions to the DMCA's anti-cicrumvention provisions. One of the key proposals, which we discussed earlier, was Public Knowledge's request to allow people to rip DVDs for personal use -- just as we are all currently able to rip...
MPAA: Ripping DVDs Shouldn't Be Allowed Because It Takes Away Our Ability To Charge You Multiple Times For The Same Content

Sony releases Xperia flash tool in beta, lets unlocked devices return to stock ROMs

www.engadget.com
There's no denying that of all the Android OEM's, Sony's the most consumer-friendly. With a track record encompassing consistent and transparent software updates, easily unlocked bootloaders, a former flagship that's been in and out of AOSP and now this -- an Xperia flash tool -- the company's on a...
Sony releases Xperia flash tool in beta, lets unlocked devices return to stock ROMs
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