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Microsoft releases its cloud note-taking app, OneNote, for Android

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In January 2011, Microsoft decided to grace us with its presence on Apple’s App store with its popular note-taking solution, OneNote. At that time, the company said that OneNote was installed on 78M PCs, so it looked like the company wanted to spread the seed a bit. This past December,...
Microsoft releases its cloud note-taking app, OneNote, for Android

Kickstarter failures revealed! What can you learn from them? (infographic)

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I recently came across Dan Misener’s article ”Kickstarter hides failure,” where he talked about how crowdfunding site Kickstarter makes it difficult for you to see/find failed projects. They intentionally prevent failed campaigns from being indexed by the search engines (through “noindex” robot meta tags). Dan’s article got quite a bit of...
Kickstarter failures revealed! What can you learn from them? (infographic)

Facebook's New, Entirely Social Ads Will Recreate Marketing

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Leaked documents show Facebook making a radical departure from traditional online display advertising into a world where ads are conversations and brands automatically tell you which of your friends is already on their side.Facebook appears ready to launch a new set of premium ad units, and, based on a review...
Facebook's New, Entirely Social Ads Will Recreate Marketing

SF ad:tech – Your data is all fun and games until someone wants to make money

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This post is part of a series sponsored by Internet Explorer 9. Learn more here. Missed the tweet and just now seeing this post? Pin this page in IE9 to see all of the content as it happens. I’m here at the ad:tech conference in San Francisco and one...
SF ad:tech – Your data is all fun and games until someone wants to make money

Channel your inner child with sNOw School’s hi-tech snow day predictions

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Ah, snow days. If you grew up in a place like Boston, news of snow meant you slept with your pajamas inside out and crossed your fingers for bad weather and icy roads. There are plenty of apps out there that try to guess when school will be closed based...
Channel your inner child with sNOw School’s hi-tech snow day predictions

Never, Ever Promote From Within

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Editor’s note: Scott Weiss is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz and the former co-founder and CEO of IronPort Systems, which was acquired by Cisco in 2007. He blogs at http://scott.a16z.com and you can follow him on Twitter @W_ScottWeiss. My father, Alfred “Bud” Weiss, owned a car dealership — “Bud’s Cadillacs”...
Never, Ever Promote From Within

Facebook now lets developers track unique shares, reads, and clicks of Open Graph stories

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We know that Facebook is definitely on to something with its Open Graph initiative. Apps like Socialcam have seen a huge increase in adoption thanks to the sharing of content on user’s Timeline and News Feed. The company has announced today that developers will now be able to track all...
Facebook now lets developers track unique shares, reads, and clicks of Open Graph stories
$10,000 iPad prototype was "most likely" stolen property, says eBay seller

HTC drops federal appeal of ITC complaint exonerating Apple, more arrows remain in the quiver

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HTC was understandably upset when its first ITC complaint against Apple was tossed out. The company must have since decided that it has bigger fish to fry, as it was just granted a motion to dismiss its federal-level appeal. The choice isn't a defeat so much as an acknowledgment...
HTC drops federal appeal of ITC complaint exonerating Apple, more arrows remain in the quiver

Fundraising through iPads

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Using iPads when face-to-face fundraising is more efficient and gives charities a better chance of winning over potential donorsMost people in the UK have become familiar with charity fundraisers approaching them at the door of their home or in their local shopping centre with a clipboard and paper to ask...
Fundraising through iPads

How To Find And Engage A-Listers Before SXSW

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Editor’s note: Ben Lang is community manager at Wibiya and Conduit, which is hosting Conduit Corner at SXSW. Follow him on Twitter @benln. Let’s face it, many of the big players in the tech scene are headed to SXSW this year. The question is, how do you connect with them? You...
How To Find And Engage A-Listers Before SXSW

ITC says again that Apple and RIM don't violate Kodak patent

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Kodak hasn't caught a break lately, and that trend isn't easing up any time soon with a second rejection arriving in its main International Trade Commission (ITC) patent dispute with Apple and RIM. Despite having had its case remanded after a loss last year, Kodak is once more being...
ITC says again that Apple and RIM don't violate Kodak patent

Which mobile OS’s apps make most money? Surprise! It’s BlackBerry

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BlackBerry development may be on steep decline, but the platform still remains a profitable one for the developers that have stuck with it. According to a new study from mobile analytics firm Vision Mobile, the average monthly revenue from a BlackBerry app is $3,853, compared to $3,693 for iOS and...
Which mobile OS’s apps make most money? Surprise! It’s BlackBerry

Here's Mitt Romney's New Strategy To Dominate The Facebook Campaign Wars

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Mitt Romney's campaign has launched a new Facebook mobile advertising, possibly becoming the first campaign to use the social networking giant's mobile ad platform, Romney's digital team director Zac Moffatt told Business Insider over the weekend.  The campaign will pay to highlight sponsored stories, in order to have a better...
Here's Mitt Romney's New Strategy To Dominate The Facebook Campaign Wars

Nokia's Windows Phones Get a Good Start in Europe

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In the United States, the chances of seeing someone using a Windows Phone 7 handset seem about as good as spotting a leprechaun riding a unicorn. But you'd have a better chance of seeing one of these elusive devices in Europe, where sales are off to a good start....
Nokia's Windows Phones Get a Good Start in Europe
Twitter tries to make content discovery more personal

Study: The IPO slow down is costing the U.S. jobs

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Photo via Bigstock Facebook’s initial public offering last week has sparked a new conversation about IPOs. But what really does it mean when a company offers shares to the public, and why should we care? A new study from the Kauffman Foundation tries to answer that question, analyzing the revenues...
Study: The IPO slow down is costing the U.S. jobs

“Silicon Valley” May Be a Trainwreck, But Bravo Gets It Right with Ben Huh

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Several months ago I wrote a pretty scathing post about the early glimpses of Bravo’s new reality show “Silicon Valley.” Our worst fears were confirmed when we got a look at the shooting schedule for the show. Spoiler: It’s a lot of female founders in scantily clad outfits giggling and...
“Silicon Valley” May Be a Trainwreck, But Bravo Gets It Right with Ben Huh

Turntable.FM Gets Its Label Deals Done

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Turntable.fm, the digital music startup that got a whole lot of buzz last summer, now has deals with all four of the big music labels. The company was slated to announce the pacts — with Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, EMI Music Group and Sony — at the South...
Turntable.FM Gets Its Label Deals Done

The "American Dream" Is Now A Myth

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One of the most distressing aspects of the state of the US economy is the decrease in social mobility. It is much, much harder now than it used to be for Americans to improve their circumstances. In other words, if Americans are born poor, they're overwhelmingly likely to stay...
The "American Dream" Is Now A Myth

Yahoo! TimeTraveler: a travel app whose time has come

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Question: what would you do with six hours in Amsterdam? Dubai? Barcelona? That is precisely what Yahoo TimeTraveler was created to answer. A few years ago I stopped for six hours in Amsterdam en route to a conference in Cairo. I took the train from Schipol airport into the city, picked...
Yahoo! TimeTraveler: a travel app whose time has come

In Case You Needed Another Reminder That The "Level Playing Field" For All Investors Is Ridiculous...

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The pretense that there's a "level playing field" for all investors--from the biggest hedge funds to the little guy who checks his or her stock quotes once in a while--is, of course, ridiculous. Even if the playing field actually WERE level--if the information flow were equivalent--the game would still be...
In Case You Needed Another Reminder That The "Level Playing Field" For All Investors Is Ridiculous...

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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The most insightful comment of the week won by a wider margin than any I've ever seen before. I actually think this comment may have received more votes than any other comment on the site ever. And it's from an Anonymous Coward (who says anonymous comments are bad?), in response...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

Oracle and Google ordered to hold settlement conference (no later than April 9, 2012)

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Now that Oracle and Google have a firm trial date (the trial will start on April 16, 2012), the court decided that another attempt to settle the dispute, which started with Oracle's lawsuit in August 2010, should be made. Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal, who presided over the parties' court-ordered...
Oracle and Google ordered to hold settlement conference (no later than April 9, 2012)

Vegas startup Rumgr raises $500K for a better, prettier Craigslist app

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Startup classifieds service Rumgr has just received funding to be a sort of suped-up Craigslist. It’s a mobile and web location-based marketplace that lets you snap images of your unwanted stuff, browse pictures of other people’s unwanted stuff, sell, trade, barter, and buy to your heart’s content. You can post items for sale...
Vegas startup Rumgr raises $500K for a better, prettier Craigslist app

While Apple Slept On Their Hobby, Google Executed

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After noting Apple practically being a zero in terms of mentions in yesterday's keynote at Google I/O, today saw the gloves come off as Google came out swinging against its competitor - and it had to be noted, even from this longtime Mac customer - that many of the punches...
While Apple Slept On Their Hobby, Google Executed

3 Ways To Use Google’s Search Results For Keyword Research

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Years ago, on a planet far far away, people used to optimize for keyword density. But as relevancy algorithms have improved people have moved away from keyword density and toward keyword diversity. Covering a broader net of closely related keywords on your pages yields a better chance to rank for...
3 Ways To Use Google’s Search Results For Keyword Research

We learn from stories and experience

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When it comes to learning and genuinely retaining something, nothing beats experiences. Formal educational or speaking settings don't always allow for actual hands-on experience with the content, but almost every learning situation — including presentation in various forms — does permit the use of stories. Stories, that is, that...
We learn from stories and experience

Music Streaming Service MOG Raises $9.5 Million

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MOG, an on-demand music streaming service with backing from both Universal Music Group and Sony Music, has raised $9.5 million in a new round of funding.MOG, which has already raised over $10 million in angel and Series A rounds, launched in December with the goal of muscling into the...
Music Streaming Service MOG Raises $9.5 Million

How Job Seekers 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.Whether you’re looking for your first job, exploring a career change, or...
How Job Seekers Are Using Social Media for Real Results
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