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Twitter.com just stopped displaying app names in tweets; here's why

TNW Pick of the Day: Yog lets you schedule runs with friends and strangers around the world

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From Runkeeper and Runtastic, to Nike+ and Endomondo, there’s no shortage of fitness apps out there. But the latest one to hit our radar offers the slightest of twists on the age-old activity of running. Yog is an iPhone app built on a pretty simple concept – running with friends....
TNW Pick of the Day: Yog lets you schedule runs with friends and strangers around the world

Best New Mashups: Random Chat, Twitter Chat and Tide Spying

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Perhaps you’re looking for a time-shifted, non-video Chat Roulette? Or, just a way to organize a conference or presentation backchannel? Then the list of the best new mashups has something for you. However, if you’re not a chatter and would rather just take a walk on the beach? Yeah, there’s...
Best New Mashups: Random Chat, Twitter Chat and Tide Spying

Wolfram Alpha expands Facebook analytics, takes a closer look at your social relationships

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Have you ever wanted to know if you're the most popular amongst your group of friends? Or which of your pals lives the furthest from you? These are questions that can't be answered by Facebook's latest Graph Search, but they're perfect for the stats geeks over at Wolfram Alpha....
Wolfram Alpha expands Facebook analytics, takes a closer look at your social relationships

Why the World's Most Perfect Tweet Is Kind of Boring

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Researchers have found a way to predict a tweet's popularity -- with an astounding 84 percent accuracy. Here, per one algorithm, is the Platonic version of the news tweet: Bits Blog: Apple Buddies Up With Cheaper Wireless Partners for iPhone nyti.ms/LcLviE-- The New York Times (@nytimes) June 8, 2012 If...
Why the World's Most Perfect Tweet Is Kind of Boring

Rally Up is a Location Based Network For People Who Like Privacy

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A new geolocation app for the iPhone was released today called Rally Up. What differentiates Rally Up from the likes of Foursquare and Gowalla is that it has a strong focus on privacy and sharing content. Rally Up bills itself as “a social network for real friends” and its...
Rally Up is a Location Based Network For People Who Like Privacy

Diptic, Pyramid Run, Guess the Character! and more on this week's top free iOS Apps

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This week’s free iOS app charts come with a little controversy as two legally dubious games take the top spots on the iPhone and iPad charts. This week’s No. 1 free iPhone app is Pyramid Run, a game heavily “inspired” by Imangi Studio’s mega-hit Temple Run. Credited to Zhihong Li,...
Diptic, Pyramid Run, Guess the Character! and more on this week's top free iOS Apps

Ping for iOS is a wordless, emotionless way to grab friends' attention

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Why would you want to call or text a friend when you can simply ‘ping’ them? Well, that’s exactly where Ping is coming from with its new app. Ping sells itself as a “simple binary messenger” service – an emotionless way of communicating via a miracle of an iOS app,...
Ping for iOS is a wordless, emotionless way to grab friends' attention

Food app Burpple takes a cue from Foursquare with location-based friend, restaurant discovery

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Food journaling app Burpple has furthered its focus on social and location after it introduced Explore, a feature that brings Foursquare-like discovery and friend-finding to the service. Burpple, for those that are not aware, is a 6-month-old service where food lovers can snap, post and share food/drink-related snaps from their...
Food app Burpple takes a cue from Foursquare with location-based friend, restaurant discovery
Ray Ozzie on startups: Don't underestimate the power of your connections

Instant messaging: Yahoo cutting ties to Microsoft

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In a blog post late Friday, the Yahoo Messenger team announced that it’s cutting several features from the instant-messaging service as part of the broader attempt to bring new focus to the company. One of the features that will be going away is interoperability with Microsoft’s Windows Live Messenger. The...
Instant messaging: Yahoo cutting ties to Microsoft

The Dealmaster's SSD madness!

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The Dealmaster is back again, doin' a little east cost swing! The Dealmaster's got the deals, not too hard, not too soft. We are bringing the triple SSD threat today, dropping Samsung-shaped bombs, starting with a 500GB Samsung 840 for $359. See if that one moves you! We've also got...
The Dealmaster's SSD madness!
Thanks To An Early Flaw, It's Possible To See Which Facebook Users 'Bang With Friends'
Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Sue Them, According To New Terms Of Service

The Management Team - Guest Post From Phil Sugar

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Continuing our MBA Mondays series on The Managemet Team, we are deep into the guest post phase. This guest post comes from AVC regular Phil Sugar. I've never met Phil, but his comments here at AVC tell me that he's a very experienced entrepreneurial manager. And so I reached out...
The Management Team - Guest Post From Phil Sugar

Uniiverse wants to save us from our depressed, Internet addicted lives

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Last year, we saw innovative companies like Airbnb and Skillshare take off. We’ve also seen a slew of smaller startups like Eventup and GetAround spring up in this “sharing economy” space. While the population continues to expand and the Internet weaves itself into our daily lives, our networks are becoming...
Uniiverse wants to save us from our depressed, Internet addicted lives

The Weather Channel, Weird But True, Android flashlight apps and more on this week's top free mobile apps

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As is usually the case with the top free apps lists each week there was a lot of movement on iPhone, iPad and Android. In light of Hurricane Sandy hitting the East Coast, mobile users have been heavily downloading weather apps for the latest weather updates. The Weather Channel...
The Weather Channel, Weird But True, Android flashlight apps and more on this week's top free mobile apps

And the Mystical Magical Product Facebook Announced Was... Search

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Sure, if you’re into that kind of thing. (Photo: Screencap) Today, Facebook hosted a big presser to reveal “what we’re been building.” This prompted breathless speculation but, much to our dismay, the big reveal was not Facebook for cars, introduced by the Hoff in full Knight Rider getup. Instead, it was...
And the Mystical Magical Product Facebook Announced Was... Search
BillPin Wants To Save Friendships By Making Social Expense Sharing Quick And Easy
These Facebook Home Ads Are Just Odd

CBS Just Approved A New TV Series Based On Groupon For Next Season

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If you didn't already have enough of Groupon on your computer, now it's coming to your television too. CBS has approved a new sitcom for next season based on the popular daily deal website, starring Christopher Mintz-Plasse from Superbad and Nicholas Braun from Red State, Vanity Fair reports. The new...
CBS Just Approved A New TV Series Based On Groupon For Next Season

Review: Squier By Fender Strat Guitar With USB Connection

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Features: A real, solid-body electric guitar USB-out and standard jacks as well as built-in headphone out Great sound for a low price MSRP: $199.95 Product Page Pros: Solid, real guitar that works with iOS Low-noise DSP built-in All standard guitar hardware included as well as mono-out Cons: Arguably not a...
Review: Squier By Fender Strat Guitar With USB Connection
Facebook attempts to curtail unfriending fad with new alternative

HootSuite Knocks Out Twitter-Tool Competitor Seesmic By Acquiring It

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HootSuite today announced that it has acquired Seesmic, the maker of a competing tool for managing Twitter accounts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. But it's not an acquire-hire deal, HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes told Business Insider. Seesmic founder and French startup pioneer Loic Le Meur won't be joining HootSuite,...
HootSuite Knocks Out Twitter-Tool Competitor Seesmic By Acquiring It

Bing deepens Facebook integration, connecting searchers with friends

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The latest Bing update includes a separate search results column that surfaces Facebook friends who can guide their buddies with specific queries. [Read more]...
Bing deepens Facebook integration, connecting searchers with friends

Microsoft’s latest Facebook project: Meet ‘A Year In The Like’

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Microsoft and Facebook are quite the buddies, with strong product integration, and Redmond owning a piece of the social giant. That friendship was recently on display with the launch of a new little Microsoft project called ‘A Year In The Like,’ a tool that provides a neat visualization of your...
Microsoft’s latest Facebook project: Meet ‘A Year In The Like’

On the East Coast? Join me & my RWW buddies to talk Real-Time Web June 11th in NYC http://bit.ly/RTWSummit it will rock.

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On the East Coast? Join me & my RWW buddies to talk Real-Time Web June 11th in NYC http://bit.ly/RTWSummit it will rock.

CarBot lets you settle those grudges with battle mode

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If you prefer your robots a little more terrestrial, there's Desk Pets' CarBot, a buggy that can do tricks, navigate mazes, and race with -- or fire on -- your buddies. The cars can be controlled by a free app installed on any iOS or Android Device, and allow...
CarBot lets you settle those grudges with battle mode
Picking the perfect fitness wristband: FuelBand, Up, Flex, or Basis

Samsung Galaxy Beam, Galaxy Ace 2 resurface, get proper launches in Singapore and Taiwan

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Samsung has been quiet on the subject of its second-generation Galaxy Beam and the Galaxy Ace 2 ever since they showed together in Barcelona this February, but the two just reemerged as close buddies for an initial launch in East Asia. The Galaxy Beam receives the grandest introduction, as...
Samsung Galaxy Beam, Galaxy Ace 2 resurface, get proper launches in Singapore and Taiwan
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