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In case anyone is wondering, BlackBerry's messenger service BBM will drop on June 27 for both Androi

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In case anyone is wondering, BlackBerry's messenger service BBM will drop on June 27 for both Android and iOS. According to T-Mobile UK, at least. Update: And now Business Insider is citing a source that says this date is "bogus." [Slashgear]...
In case anyone is wondering, BlackBerry's messenger service BBM will drop on June 27 for both Androi
There's A Science To Attracting Engaged Followers On Social Media

What It's Like Using Hailo, The Instant Taxi-Hailing App That Just Raised $30 Million

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This past week I visited London and got to know the startup scene there. One of the most promising new tech companies to come out of Europe is Hailo, an iPhone app that lets you hail a nearby cab in real time. The best part: you can pay with a...
What It's Like Using Hailo, The Instant Taxi-Hailing App That Just Raised $30 Million

Spencer Reiss And Advisory Board Of Digital Gurus Join IGNITION 2013

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We're psyched to welcome wide-ranging tech writer and Wired contributing editor Spencer Reiss as Director of IGNITION, Business Insider's annual conference on the Future of Digital Media. Spencer will put together the program for this year's event, which takes place on November 11-13 at the Time Warner Center in New York....
Spencer Reiss And Advisory Board Of Digital Gurus Join IGNITION 2013

Whisper, The App Going Crazy On College Campuses, Just Raised $3 Million

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Whisper, the app that has gone viral on college campuses, just raised a $3 million Series A round led by Lightspeed Ventures. The new round effectively brings Whisper's funding to $4 million. Whisper is an iPhone app where people anonymously share their deepest and darkest secrets. More than one million...
Whisper, The App Going Crazy On College Campuses, Just Raised $3 Million

Billionaires Really Are Smarter Than The Rest Of Us, Researcher Finds

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It's common knowledge that success is two-parts hard work and one-part luck. But what about smarts? Are the world's richest people really the most intelligent people around? Pretty much, yes, according to new research by Duke University's Jonathan Wai, sent to Business Insider and first reported by CNBC's Robert Frank....
Billionaires Really Are Smarter Than The Rest Of Us, Researcher Finds

Steve Jobs "fundamentally odd", Bill Gates "basically unimaginative" - Gates & Jobs in quotes

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Business Insider has gathered together a fun little collection of quotes by Steve Jobs and Bill Gates on each other, taken from Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs … All the quotes come from the book, so there’s nothing new in them, but it’s an amusing collection pulled together in...
Steve Jobs "fundamentally odd", Bill Gates "basically unimaginative" - Gates & Jobs in quotes

What The World's Biggest Apple Fanboy Has To Say About His New Job At Google (GOOG)

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MG Siegler, the TechCrunch columnist and venture capitalist known best for his unabashed pro-Apple bias, spurred a lot of discussion (and mockery) today when he announced he was departing Michael Arrington's VC firm CrunchFund for Google Ventures. The irony wasn't lost on us: the idea of a part-time Apple blogger...
What The World's Biggest Apple Fanboy Has To Say About His New Job At Google (GOOG)

Subscribe To A Newsletter For A Chance To Win A Kindle Fire HD

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We're giving you a chance to win a Kindle Fire HD.  Become a newsletter subscriber now and you could win Amazon's latest tablet.  If you're the lucky winner you will have a host of features at your fingertips.  Click below to enter and to start receiving one or more of our...
Subscribe To A Newsletter For A Chance To Win A Kindle Fire HD
The Future Of Mobile Development: HTML5 Vs. Native Apps [SLIDE DECK]

The Weirdest Google Glass Entries That Won (GOOG)

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Google announced that it's giving 8,000 people early access to Google Glass, its computer glasses. Google had a contest to decide who would win the privilege to pay $1,500 for Glass. The contest involved writing a tweet with #ifihadglass, or posting on Google+. Today Google Glass started tweeting at the...
The Weirdest Google Glass Entries That Won (GOOG)
Marissa Mayer Explains Yahoo's Display Ad Revenue Drop [THE BRIEF]

Booting Up: Now Elon Musk Wants to Build a Futuristic Rapid Transit System, Go Figure

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“What else can we do with my money?” (Photo via flickr.com/jurvetson) After a steady stream of complaints about hacking and spam, BT (a.k.a. British Telecom) is moving its six million customers off Yahoo! email. [Telegraph] “What we have concluded is that illegal enterprises — commercial child pornography, human trafficking, drug...
Booting Up: Now Elon Musk Wants to Build a Futuristic Rapid Transit System, Go Figure
SOCIAL MEDIA INSIGHTS: American Airlines Invites High Klout Scorers To Their VIP Clubs
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Politico's Takedown Of The New York Times Editor 'Doesn't Ring True To Me,' Says Brian Stelter (NYT)

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Last night, Politico published a story called "Turbulence At The New York Times." Citing "More than a dozen current and former members of the editorial staff" it said that Times executive editor Jill Abramson is "stubborn and condescending" and "difficult to work with." It said: Just a year and a half...
Politico's Takedown Of The New York Times Editor 'Doesn't Ring True To Me,' Says Brian Stelter (NYT)

This Man Is Building Microsoft's Next Multi-Billion-Dollar Business -- From Android Devices (MSFT)

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Patents have become such a big business for Microsoft that the company has outsourced its U.S. patent filing work to India, John Weresh, general manager of Microsoft's Patent Operations, told Business Insider. For good reason. Microsoft could be on track to turn patents into a multi-billion business perhaps as soon...
This Man Is Building Microsoft's Next Multi-Billion-Dollar Business -- From Android Devices (MSFT)

Tumblr's Ad Sales Pitch Deck Says Brands Will Now Be 'Front And Center' (YHOO)

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Tumblr is wasting no time in ramping up the amount of advertising it serves now that its $1.1 billion acquisition by Yahoo has been announced. Tumblr will launch a test of "in-stream" ads on its desktop users' dashboards as soon as tomorrow, a source tells Business Insider. A company representative...
Tumblr's Ad Sales Pitch Deck Says Brands Will Now Be 'Front And Center' (YHOO)

Business Insider's Owen Thomas Is Probably Going To Be The New Editor At ReadWrite

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My old boss Owen Thomas is very close to becoming the new editor-in-chief at the SAY Media-owned tech site ReadWrite, according to a source with knowledge of the company. I’m hearing that it’s not quite a done deal, but that it’s looking very likely. Naturally, I called Owen to ask...
Business Insider's Owen Thomas Is Probably Going To Be The New Editor At ReadWrite

Sorry, But Fees For Things Like Checked Bags Are Never Going Away, Says Kayak Chairman

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Terry Jones is the founder of Travelocity and the chairman of Kayak. He's written a book called ON Innovation. We had him into the office for an interview. We asked him: Is flight travel going to get more expensive? Are fees for things like checked bags here to stay? Watch...
Sorry, But Fees For Things Like Checked Bags Are Never Going Away, Says Kayak Chairman
An Investor Who Backed eBay Says Now Is A Great Time To Do Consumer Internet Startups
Today's amusing analyst rumors ... the iRing is back, and Apple going patent-crazy over iOS 7

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Apparently Tweeted 'Stay Safe People' On Day Of The Bombing

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A Twitter account being linked to Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, "Suspect 2" in the Boston bombings tweeted a reference to a song sampled by Jay-Z, with a warning to "stay safe people", on the day of the bombing. Ain't no love in the heart of the city, stay safe people --...
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Apparently Tweeted 'Stay Safe People' On Day Of The Bombing
The Top Five TV-Related Activities On Social Media
Analyst Questions Sales Numbers For SAP's 'Fastest-Growing' Product (SAP)

These Are The Top 20 Tech Investors You Should Follow On Twitter

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If you follow the right investors on Twitter, you can gain a lot of insight into how they think, the types of startups they find most interesting, and markets that are ripe for disruption.  PeekAnalytics, a social media analytics company, ranked the top tech investors on Twitter based on influence. ...
These Are The Top 20 Tech Investors You Should Follow On Twitter
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