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Google now lets users merge Google+ accounts with Takeout

Bigger profile images come to Facebook, just days after Google+ did the same

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Over the course of the last week, Facebook has started to roll out a small improvement to Facebook profiles, increasing the size of a user’s profile picture on their Timeline, a move that comes just days after Google updated Google+ profiles to sport a larger photo. Previously, a Timeline photo...
Bigger profile images come to Facebook, just days after Google+ did the same
Google+ Sign-In Sounds Simple For Users, But Lacks The Personal Info And Distribution Devs Need

I Will Follow You, Will You Follow Me?

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Facebook may have its friends, Google Plus its circles, but Twitter has always used the ambiguous term “follower.” Odd, only because a follower could bring to mind one of those unfortunate people that drank the grape Flavor Aid with Jim Jones. But pool-side in Cancun, you might catch your... Please...
I Will Follow You, Will You Follow Me?

Will the iPad Cause the End of Innovation?

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A debate in tech circles questions whether Apple's iPad is a good or bad thing for the development of innovative software....
Will the iPad Cause the End of Innovation?
With New Sign In Feature, Google Plus Makes Its Developer Pitch

Circle: If Highlight And Path Had A Beautiful Ambient Location Child

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The people behind college flirting network Likealittle have launched a new app in the App Store, Circle, an app that attempts to be more granular and thoughtful about the burgeoning ambient location space, which includes startups like Highlight, Banjo, Meetup and recent Facebook acquisition Glancee. While Likealittle will continue to run...
Circle: If Highlight And Path Had A Beautiful Ambient Location Child

We Want To Know THE TRUTH About Google+: Are You Using It? (GOOG)

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Google+ has quickly become a major point of contention for Google, its users, and the talking heads in Silicon Valley. comScore says no one is using it, and Google hasn't done anything to disprove comScore. In fact, Google makes things worse for itself by being super shady with Google+...
We Want To Know THE TRUTH About Google+: Are You Using It? (GOOG)
Google+ comments are now part of Blogger

Framing Landing Pages In The Bigger Picture

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It’s wonderful that landing pages have become so widely known, at least in search marketing and conversion optimization circles. They’re a well-honed tactic that everyone in our space understands. Want to improve your conversion rate on search campaigns? Direct your clickthroughs to... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full...
Framing Landing Pages In The Bigger Picture

Google Makes Its Google+ Notifications In Gmail More Interactive

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Email is typically static. Because of security concerns, virtually none of the standard web-based and desktop email clients let you run JavaScript code in an HTML email, for example. Microsoft’s Hotmail made a small push in this direction in 2010, when it started whitelisting emails from a few trusted third-parties,...
Google Makes Its Google+ Notifications In Gmail More Interactive

TradeShift Launches To Disrupt The Financial System – And Morten Lund Is Advising It

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One of the most potentially disruptive startups of the last ten years is emerging into the light this week. And I honestly don’t say that lightly. Christian Lanng, a former builder of deep e-commerce and security services for the Danish government is co-founder of TradeShift along with a very hard-core...
TradeShift Launches To Disrupt The Financial System – And Morten Lund Is Advising It

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Wife killer, programmer Hans Reiser must pay kids $60M

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Civil jury in California orders the convicted murder, once known in tech circles for his Linux software, to pay his two children $60 million for killing their mother. [Read more]...
Wife killer, programmer Hans Reiser must pay kids $60M
Google testing expanded search results layout

Google+ adds a better 'notification experience' to your email, saves you a few clicks

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Google knows just how much you love to Hangout on its social network, thus it's doing everything within its mighty power to make things a tad bit easier for you. This time around, the Mountain View crew's bringing an improved Google+ notification experience right to your email, allowing you...
Google+ adds a better 'notification experience' to your email, saves you a few clicks

the next generation of “blogging about blogging”?

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[The "CFA" print. One of my favorite all-time cartoons. For sale here etc.] “Blogging about Blogging” was an early phenomenon in the early Blogosphere. It was such a new medium for us early-adopters, it was very exciting to us.  The possibilities it offered us seemed almost endless, and we...
the next generation of “blogging about blogging”?

Google brings new custom themes to Gmail

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Google just announced new custom themes will be coming to Gmail, allowing users to upload their own background images (or select from Google+ photos), browse from a selection of “Featured Photos”, or enter a URL of any image. The video above pretty much speaks for itself, but Google noted...
Google brings new custom themes to Gmail
Google updates Google+ apps for mobile, adds photo filters to iPhone app
Sure, being in a tech hub matters, but there's scant benefit to being the poster-child

Google+ extends its reach into Blogger comments

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We haven't been hearing a whole lot about Blogger amid all the changes at Google in recent months, but the company hasn't entirely forgotten about the pioneering blogging platform it acquired way back in 2003. It's today introduced Google+ Comments for Blogger, a fairly self-explanatory new feature that will...
Google+ extends its reach into Blogger comments
From the creator of 'Canabalt,' 'Hundreds' is the iPhone's next great puzzle game

Twitter Needs to Find a Way to Monetize Big News Events

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Twitter will need to think beyond advertisements and find better ways to capitalize on breaking news events if it wants to remain a dominant communication player, according to a startup and marketing expert interviewed by ReadWriteWeb. "Their attempts at finding a revenue stream in promoted Tweets or display ads fail...
Twitter Needs to Find a Way to Monetize Big News Events

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
"In the Studio," Quizlet's Andrew Sutherland Quietly Built A Classroom Juggernaut

This Latest Google Now Ad Has Me Hating Siri

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Google’s ad campaigns haven’t always been the best. Remember that silly Google+ ad that tried to put a romantic spin on Circles, only to make it look like a whole lot of work? Well, the search firm has stepped up their game for the latest Nexus 4/Google Now ad,...
This Latest Google Now Ad Has Me Hating Siri
Kliq shares your content smartly across all your social networks

First! Klip Beats Social Video Competitors to Launch on Android

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In the hotly-contested “social video wars,” Klip has emerged as the first platform to offer an Android version of its mobile app. The company rebuilt the entire experience from the ground up, Klip VP Chris Hamilton tells me, catering to the large, brilliant screens and lightning fast data connections common...
First! Klip Beats Social Video Competitors to Launch on Android
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Now with 170 million users, Google+ gets a complete redesign

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Google has today announced it will launch a new revamped version of Google+, providing users with the ability to customize the way the social network looks, display the content that is relevant to them and come together in a new Hangouts interface. The search giant details the update in an official blog...
Now with 170 million users, Google+ gets a complete redesign
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