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Celeb Tweets Samsung Galaxy S4 Love -- From an iPhone

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By now this should be celebrity endorser rule No. 1: Make sure that when you tweet your love for a phone, you do it from that phone. But, once again the rule has been broken, this time by Spanish tennis player David Ferrer, tweeting his affection for Samsung’s Galaxy S4,...
Celeb Tweets Samsung Galaxy S4 Love -- From an iPhone
Tired Of Being Twitter For Voice, Bubbly 2.0 for iPhone Becomes "The Instagram Of Voice"
Backed By $1.7M In Funding, MIKA Debuts A New Fashion Shopping Site Featuring Top Designers, Daily Looks & Exclusives
Google Glass "Won" SXSW. Who Cares?

The rise and rise of the 'selfie'

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From Justin Bieber to the Obamas and Madonna, the self-taken cameraphone photo - now a staple of Instagram and Twitter - has become one of the cultural markers of our timeWhen the time comes for us to reflect even more closely on the cultural markers of this generation, we will...
The rise and rise of the 'selfie'
Pinterest courts businesses and celebs with holiday-themed boards

Facebook members in U.K. must pay to hob-knob with celebs

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Already a reality for U.S. members, U.K. Facebook users now pay fees to send messages to famous people, those outside their networks. [Read more]...
Facebook members in U.K. must pay to hob-knob with celebs

Watch The Crunchies 2013 Live!

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It’s that time again, folks. The 6th Annual Crunchies Awards show is upon us, and it’s set to be the best event yet. We’re at Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, again partnering with GigaOm and VentureBeat, to recognize the best technological achievements, companies, and leaders of...
Watch The Crunchies 2013 Live!
Facebook launches verified pages and profiles for celebs and businesses

GeekWire's Fall Meetup, 10/23: Elevator Pitch & Karaoke for a Cause

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Today we’re excited to announce details of our next GeekWire Meetup, starting at 5 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Crocodile Cafe in Seattle. Tickets are available here. At GeekWire, we enjoy getting the community together and sparking conversation, whether we’re diving into the future of innovation or trash-talking about ping...
GeekWire's Fall Meetup, 10/23: Elevator Pitch & Karaoke for a Cause

SparkRebel, Pinterest Lookalike for Fashion, Has Tween Appeal

www.betabeat.com
SparkRebel. In the land of the Internet startup, it seems the latest discovery is... well... the discovery. The algorithm is king in the quest to give users exactly what they want in order to (hopefully) turn a profit. SparkRebel, a Pinterest-like (but not Pinterest! they insist) fashion discovery site, is...
SparkRebel, Pinterest Lookalike for Fashion, Has Tween Appeal

Celebrities Tweet Their Outrage Over Instagram's New Terms

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On Tuesday, in the tweet heard 'round the world, former "Saved By The Bell" star Tiffani Amber Thiessen announced she was quitting Instagram. The shocking news came after the popular photo-sharing app updated its terms of service Monday night to say that it may, someday, allow advertisers to repurpose user-taken images....
Celebrities Tweet Their Outrage Over Instagram's New Terms

Totally Random Group of Celebs Appearing at Airtime Event

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Mr. Parker (flickr.com/mager) Airtime, the super stealth video startup from Napster cofounders Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning, is launching at a press event this morning at NYC’s Milk Studios, and celebrities on Twitter are apparently really, really excited about it. It’s perhaps unsurprising, though, considering the company the Shawn &...
Totally Random Group of Celebs Appearing at Airtime Event
Leo DiCaprio-Backed Multimedia Platform Mobli Raises $22M

To Capture New Users, Socialcam Redesigns Its Website And Introduces A Leaderboard

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Social mobile video startup Socialcam is rolling out a new web site today, which is designed to create more engagement for users that might not have the mobile app installed. The company has also introduced a leaderboard to help highlight users to celebrities, brands and top producers on the Socialcam...
To Capture New Users, Socialcam Redesigns Its Website And Introduces A Leaderboard

Tinychat Launches Twitter Chatrooms

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We’re big fans of Tinychat, a web-based chat startup that has been growing like gangbusters and recently won a Crunchie for best bootstrapped startup. Tinychat, which started out as a simple IRC-style chatroom app, has been steadily building out its innovative platform to include video chat and screensharing options,...
Tinychat Launches Twitter Chatrooms

StickerYou Lets You Make Custom Die-Cut Stickers

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I am a huge fan of stickers – they seem to be universally accepted and are a great way for a brand to travel across the world. I’ve sent out thousands of CN stickers over the past two years. There is one rule I have for anyone that wants to...
StickerYou Lets You Make Custom Die-Cut Stickers

Hello, Michigan: Ballmer heading home to open Microsoft Store

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When Microsoft opens retail stores in markets around the country, it often brings out celebs and execs with connections to the local community to participate. Which means that a special guest is in store for residents of Troy, Michigan, when the company opens s store there this week. No,...
Hello, Michigan: Ballmer heading home to open Microsoft Store

Xzibit, Sugar Ray Leonard, Nick Cannon And More Pimp Headphones At CES

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The CES showroom floor is full of surprises, but none were quite as exciting as the plethora of celebrities we bumped into on Day 1. Much of that is in great thanks to Monster, who is focused on new partnerships with brands and celebrities alike, including Deisel Jeans, Nick Cannon,...
Xzibit, Sugar Ray Leonard, Nick Cannon And More Pimp Headphones At CES

It Took Wired Magazine 20 Years To Get 50% Of Its Ad Sales From The Web

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Wired magazine was first published in 1993. Built to cover new technology and, especially, the web as it developed in the frenzied late 1990s tech bubble, the magazine has always been a leader in the discussion of how best to monetize new media. Except when it came to itself, apparently....
It Took Wired Magazine 20 Years To Get 50% Of Its Ad Sales From The Web

VIDEO: Hittin' the high notes at the GeekWire Fall Meetup

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It wasn’t the finals of American Idol, but the karaoke session at our Fall Meetup Tuesday evening sure seemed like it. More than 200 people from the Seattle community enjoyed drinks, networking and elevator pitches at the Crocodile Cafe in downtown Seattle, but the karaoke might be what we...
VIDEO: Hittin' the high notes at the GeekWire Fall Meetup
Crowdsourced Shopping Site The Hunt Raises Additional 700K From Ashton Kutcher, Other High-Profile Investors

Spreecast quietly continues redesign to hone its video broadcasting niche

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Video is clearly an important market to go after, as it seems we’ve all but completely figured out how we’d like to share photos and text. Right now countless players are searching for the video sweet spot, with services like Viddy and Socialcam attempting to become the “Instagram of video,”...
Spreecast quietly continues redesign to hone its video broadcasting niche

Happy birthday internet! Here are 15 reasons why I love you | Bim Adewunmi

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The net is 30. Where could you go before, if you liked watching Frasier while someone tickled your feet and called you Nigel?The internet turned 30 this week. As an avid user of the internet, and someone who also recently entered her third decade, I wanted to commemorate the anniversary....
Happy birthday internet! Here are 15 reasons why I love you | Bim Adewunmi

Booting Up: The Day Microsoft Lead the News

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Beyonce Knowles. (Photo: Twitter) Microsoft is having a mysterious event today. [AllThingsD] Government takedown requests jumped up, says Google. [CNET] User tracking has gotten super popular, with data collection on users way up since 2010. [Wall Street Journal] Index Ventures raises a €350 million fund for Europe. [Index Ventures] Facebook’s...
Booting Up: The Day Microsoft Lead the News

Researchers prove that Twitter can predict, “with astonishing accuracy”, how well a movie will sell.

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Two researchers at HP Labs have proven that Twitter mentions can give an shockingly strong indication of how well a movie will sell in its opening weekend.Sitaram Asur and Bernardo Huberman have shown Twitter works better than the current industry standard, the Hollywood Stock Exchange (HSX). In fact, tracking number...
Researchers prove that Twitter can predict, “with astonishing accuracy”, how well a movie will sell.

Google explains how celebs and politics are driving Google+ growth in Asia

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Google+ is now up to 90 million users worldwide and while the spotlight shines on its battle with Facebook and Twitter, and the ongoing enhancements it makes to its platform, Google says that the social network is making strong progress in Asia. Asia is a regional that is largely dominated by...
Google explains how celebs and politics are driving Google+ growth in Asia

SpaceX inks lease with Spaceport America, will push reusable rocket higher

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Sir Richard Branson and his Virgin Galactic crew will soon have a new neighbor at Spaceport America, as SpaceX has just signed a three-year lease to the facility. Central to the agreement, SpaceX will move its Grasshopper reusable rocket test program from McGregor, Texas to the southern New Mexico...
SpaceX inks lease with Spaceport America, will push reusable rocket higher

Chirpify lets you buy stuff on Instagram

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Social media commerce service Chirpify moves its Twitter-based sales model to Instagram and snags a few celebs and brands in the process. [Read more]...
Chirpify lets you buy stuff on Instagram

There are 1,687 "Verified" Twitter accounts for celebs. Here they all are... http://is.gd/9MQPj

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There are 1,687 "Verified" Twitter accounts for celebs. Here they all are... http://is.gd/9MQPj
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