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Why Every Entrepreneur Should Self-Publish a Book

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I’ve published eight books in the past seven years, five with traditional publishers (Wiley, Penguin, HarperCollins), one comic book,  and the last two I’ve self-published. In this post I give the specific details of all of my sales numbers and advances with the traditional publishers. Although the jury is still out on my...
Why Every Entrepreneur Should Self-Publish a Book

Now playing: Twitter #music

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Today, we're releasing Twitter #music, a new service that will change the way people find music, based on Twitter. It uses Twitter activity, including Tweets and engagement, to detect and surface the most popular tracks and emerging artists. It also brings artists’ music-related Twitter activity front and center: go to...
Now playing: Twitter #music

In Activity-Tracking Race, Larklife Band Comes Up Short

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A friend recently said something to me that stuck: You can’t manage what you don’t measure. That’s the basic premise behind all of these new activity trackers you might be hearing about. And I’ve tested quite a few of them throughout the past year. I didn’t love the Nike+ Fuelband,...
In Activity-Tracking Race, Larklife Band Comes Up Short
Cloth catalogs your closet, tells you what to wear when it’s raining

Apple Is Selling A Truck Load Of iPads Right Now (AAPL)

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Are people disappointed by the new iPad? It doesn't seem like it! Apple's store is crashing on us as we try to order an iPad. When it's not crashing, it's moving super duper slowly. Seems like the whole world is rushing to pre-order an iPad. Makes sense. It's going...
Apple Is Selling A Truck Load Of iPads Right Now (AAPL)
IKEA catalog will be 25 percent 3D renders by next year

Guy Hands Has Just 10 Days To Save EMI

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He's Now Trying To Raise Just Enough $'s To Save LabelGet the Countdown Creator Pro widget and many other great free widgets at Widgetbox! Not seeing a widget? (More info)(Updated) Guy Hands has just 10 days left to convince investors to add fresh funds to save EMI from the hands...
Guy Hands Has Just 10 Days To Save EMI

AAP Publishers Get More Control Over Google As They Settle 7-Year Copyright Infringement Suit Over Google Library Project

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Google has finally made some headway on the litigation over copyright infringement for the Google Library Project; and the deal puts in place another key piece of the puzzle for Google Books. Google has reached a settlement with the Association of American Publishers, ending a seven-year legal dispute over the use...
AAP Publishers Get More Control Over Google As They Settle 7-Year Copyright Infringement Suit Over Google Library Project
CHART: Mobile Commerce Continues Its Massive Rise

JCPenney CEO Ron Johnson Says Online Retailing Will Plateau -- Just Like Catalogs Once Did

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JCPenney CEO and former Apple retail chief Ron Johnson was interviewed today at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference. He talked a bit about the future of retail -- both online and offline. He said that if he had to choose between an online-only store or a brick-and-mortar retailer, "I take a physical...
JCPenney CEO Ron Johnson Says Online Retailing Will Plateau -- Just Like Catalogs Once Did
Twitter rolls out #Music app for iPhone and web, with iTunes, Spotify and Rdio integration
CHART: The Massive And Continued Rise Of Mobile Commerce

To stream everywhere, Netflix encodes each movie 120 times

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Xboxes, iPads, connected TVs: Netflix streams to a lot of different devices. More than 900, to be precise. And many of them have different screen sizes, bitrate requirements and codec support. That’s why Netflix is doing a whole lot of encoding: Each and every movie is encoded in 120 different...
To stream everywhere, Netflix encodes each movie 120 times

Are music streaming services reducing the number of albums released?

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It's not just declining sales, even mega platinum stars like Adele have paltry catalogs. What's going on? [Read more]...
Are music streaming services reducing the number of albums released?

Apple Creates a New App Store Category Called 'Catalogs'

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On the eve of the Apple media event for the iPad 3, Apple has added a new category for the App Store. The new category is called "Catalogs" and seems to be not yet fully deployed. Several existing apps have already been placed into the Catalogs category, including Catalog Spree...
Apple Creates a New App Store Category Called 'Catalogs'

Circle Of (Search) Life: Google Brings Catalogs Back To The Web

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Google Catalogs, a service that Google resuscitated last year on tablets, is coming to the web as part of Google Shopping. Actually, “coming back to the web” might be more accurate. Google offered catalog search on the web as early as 2001, and then abandoned it in 2009 due to...
Circle Of (Search) Life: Google Brings Catalogs Back To The Web
Temping fate: can TaskRabbit go from side gigs to real jobs?

Asian Price Comparison Site Save 22 Gets Angel Round Of "Mid Six Figures"

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Singaporean price comparison startup Save 22 just got an investment of “mid six figures” in Singapore dollars, according to co-founder, Guyi Shen. S$500,000 translates to about US$400,000, as a reference. The three-year-old startup indexes prices of goods and displays a price comparison. Its mobile app also allows you to scan...
Asian Price Comparison Site Save 22 Gets Angel Round Of "Mid Six Figures"
CHART: How Mobile Coupons Are Driving An Explosion In Mobile Commerce

MTV Finally Brings Its Shows to Your iPhone and iPad

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Do you still want your MTV? And if so, do you want it on your iPhone or iPad? Then here you go. This is the second “TV Everywhere” app from corporate owner Viacom, following on the heels of a Nickelodeon app it launched his spring. Like the Nick app,...
MTV Finally Brings Its Shows to Your iPhone and iPad

Google Catalogs moves beyond tablets and onto the Web through Google Shopping

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You may remember way back in August last year, Google rolled out Google Catalogs, dedicated tablet apps (iPad and Android) that brought shoppers the catalogs they love together under one big digital roof. Today, the service feature thousands of catalog editions from more than 300 companies, including Williams Sonoma, J.Crew...
Google Catalogs moves beyond tablets and onto the Web through Google Shopping

Spotify gets more social with Soundrop relaunch

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Music subscription service Spotify got a more refined collaborative social listening experience this weekend, thanks to a relaunch of the Soundrop app within the Spotify client. Soundrop, which allows Spotify users to join “rooms” to listen to playlists together. The update adds an advanced Facebook integration and private rooms to...
Spotify gets more social with Soundrop relaunch
How New Mobile Merchandising Trends Are Driving An Explosion In Mobile Commerce

Sean Parker: Spotify is better than Napster ever was

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Spotify execs take stage at D10 and talk about how their model leverages musicians' back catalogs, and how Apple may or may not have tried to block the company in the U.S. [Read more]...
Sean Parker: Spotify is better than Napster ever was

Is PayPal Preparing To Reverse Its Erotica E-book Stance? The EFF Has A ‘Good Feeling’

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A development on the ongoing story about PayPal and requirements it made on e-book distributors to remove certain kinds of erotica from their catalogs: there are signs the eBay-owned company could be preparing to reverse its position as early as this week, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation. The digital...
Is PayPal Preparing To Reverse Its Erotica E-book Stance? The EFF Has A ‘Good Feeling’

On-demand movie streaming service Redbox Instant is now available on LG Smart TVs

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On-demand movie streaming service Redbox Instant, a joint venture between Redbox and Verizon Communications, is now available on LG’s Smart TV platform. Over 40 models are supported at launch, allowing users to connect to the service and start watching content without any additional hardware or set-top boxes. Redbox announced the...
On-demand movie streaming service Redbox Instant is now available on LG Smart TVs

Windows Store versus the world: How do Microsoft's offerings really stack up?

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Whenever talk turns to the comparatively low number of apps available in the Windows Store, commenters invariably take the article to task. "Quantity isn't as important as quality!" they type, frequently tossing in an ALL CAPS EXPLETIVE or three. "Who wants 100,000 fart apps anyway?" Those naysayers are right....
Windows Store versus the world: How do Microsoft's offerings really stack up?

3 New APIs: Real Estate in Reverse, Flash Games, and Runners

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This week we had 13 new APIs added to our API directory and will soon have 2,000 listed. Some of the more interesting new entries include an API for real estate buyers, a Flash games directory API, and an API for runners. More on each of these below: National Buyer...
3 New APIs: Real Estate in Reverse, Flash Games, and Runners
Catalogs is the Apple app store's stealth (soft) porn category

Find free Kindle e-books at Hundred Zeros

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This handy site catalogs the latest and greatest freebies available from Amazon. [Read more]...
Find free Kindle e-books at Hundred Zeros
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