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No Resumes, Just Skills: Smarterer Grabs $1.75M From True, Google Ventures; Tony Conrad Joins Board

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There’s plenty of noise today in job forums, and resumes have never seemed so ineffective. As more and more people enter the workplace, with a variety of backgrounds and skill sets that may seem misleadingly similar on paper, employers have to find new, smarter ways to find the right candidates....
No Resumes, Just Skills: Smarterer Grabs $1.75M From True, Google Ventures; Tony Conrad Joins Board

Big Brands Want Ads On Instagram, But Facebook Is Waiting Until Growth Slows

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Facebook says that there are no plans for now to add advertising to Instagram, even though advertisers are approaching them, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said today during the company’s Q1 earnings call. But adding ads could end up stunting Instagram’s rapid growth. He said, more than once during the call, that...
Big Brands Want Ads On Instagram, But Facebook Is Waiting Until Growth Slows

Breaking: Facebook buys Instagram for about $1 Billion

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Facebook has acquired Instagram for nearly a billion dollars, the company announced this morning.     Facebook announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Instagram, a fun, popular photo-sharing app for mobile devices.   The total consideration for San Francisco-based Instagram is approximately $1 billion in a...
Breaking: Facebook buys Instagram for about $1 Billion
Samsung unveils 8-inch and 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 3 Android tablets, coming in June
Slim Western Digital hard drive gives ultrabooks a cheap storage option

Bamboo ADzero Phone Gives the Word Gorgeous a Whole New Meaning

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With the over abundance of Android smartphones in some variation of white, black or gray out there it may be hard for an Android manufacturer to distinguish their phones amongst the crowd. One might have to go to extraordinary heights in order to achieve uniqueness. Enter the ADzero concept...
Bamboo ADzero Phone Gives the Word Gorgeous a Whole New Meaning

Tracking Women: Now There’s Not An App For That

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Score one small setback for creepiness. Location-based social network Foursquare Labs has cut off access to its technology for an application that made it possible for guys to pinpoint the location of nearby women on a map and view their personal data and photographs. What really raised privacy concerns about...
Tracking Women: Now There’s Not An App For That

Radio Silence Helps Block Apps From Accessing the Internet

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Although Mac OS X contains a built-in firewall, this firewall doesn't actually block outgoing connections, but Radio Silence blocks outgoing connections, so the two firewalls complement each other well....
Radio Silence Helps Block Apps From Accessing the Internet

LinkMe Is An LED Smart Bracelet That Displays Scrolling Lines Of Text

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LinkMe is an LED smart bracelet that connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth and displays SMS and social media updates in text that scrolls across your wrist. Smartwatches and smart bracelets promise convenience – it’s easier to glance at a device on your wrist than it is to dig out...
LinkMe Is An LED Smart Bracelet That Displays Scrolling Lines Of Text

Facebook buys Instagram for $1B, says it will keep the product independent

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Facebook announced today that is has acquired Instagram, the red hot photo sharing startup which recently passed 30 million members. Instagram has become the number one social network for taking and sharing photos on mobile devices, so it makes perfect sense that Facebook would want them. For weeks it was...
Facebook buys Instagram for $1B, says it will keep the product independent

Podcast: Who's afraid of podcasts as a business? Not Earwolf

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Podcasts are an awesome way to connect your content with audiences, and they are especially good for doing so in an increasingly mobile world — but they aren’t necessarily awesome at generating money. Slate runs some of the best podcasts in the news business, but during a recent Reddit “Ask...
Podcast: Who's afraid of podcasts as a business? Not Earwolf

Google Buys Frommer's to Fold Into Zagat

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Google is buying the Frommer’s travel guide from Wiley, as was first reported by the Wall Street Journal. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it was not a huge one. Wiley had put the assets on the market earlier this year. While Zagat prided itself in pioneering user-generated...
Google Buys Frommer's to Fold Into Zagat
Tag team: Social network Tagged acquires discovery app Urbantag
Microsoft promises 'strategic shift' in hardware strategy as Surface preps for launch
Not content with just Draw Something, Zynga scoops up video game maker Buzz Monkey

Google says Buzz not intended as a challenge to Facebook or Twitter, but as a unique complement http://j.mp/cFd83H

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Google says Buzz not intended as a challenge to Facebook or Twitter, but as a unique complement http://j.mp/cFd83H

The New House Hunter App Is Flipping Awesome

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To pay, or not to pay, for an iPhone app. Most end up choosing the latter, but if you're about to buy a new house, you presumably have some change lying around. So you might as well shell out the $4 for the new House Hunter app by Crea8tive...
The New House Hunter App Is Flipping Awesome

Avid Studio makes leap to iPad

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Avid Studio, the high-end consumer version of Avid's influential video editing software, has made the leap to the iPad today. Avid Studio for iPad includes many of the features of its desktop counterpart, along with interface tweaks like pinching to zoom on a frame. While the company says it hasn't...
Avid Studio makes leap to iPad

US mobile providers commit to emergency texting service

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The four largest mobile carriers in the U.S.--AT&T, Verizon, Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile--have agreed to accelerate the availability of emergency texting, or text-to-911. The four carriers have committed to major deployments of text-to-911 in 2013, with nationwide availability by May 15, 2014, U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski...
US mobile providers commit to emergency texting service

A Great New Idea You'll Never Use: NYC's Required QR Codes For City Buildings

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This week, the New York City Council passed a bill that requires all city buildings with permits of any kind--think restaurants, bars, and daycare centers--to provide QR codes that link back to more detailed information. So by fall 2013, you'll be able to whip out your smartphone, scan a code,...
A Great New Idea You'll Never Use: NYC's Required QR Codes For City Buildings
Odroid-x development board brings quad-core Exynos 4 Quad processor to budding Android hackers for $129

Mad Catz partnering with Microsoft Studios for Halo 4-branded headsets

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Looks like Mad Catz has more up its sleeve than just the Wii U accessories it announced at E3 last week. The company just announced a partnership with Microsoft Studios to create Halo 4-branded gaming headsets. Mad Catz says it worked with sound engineers to make sure the headsets...
Mad Catz partnering with Microsoft Studios for Halo 4-branded headsets
LinkedIn Acquires Pulse For $90M In Stock And Cash

Topic Pages Need An Open Network Too - And Quora Is It

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This week I'm exploring why topic pages are getting traction on the social Web. But one potential flaw in topic pages is that they are typically closed networks. Wikipedia, The New York Times, Branch, Medium - these are all tightly controlled, essentially closed knowledge networks. Sure you can wrangle an invite to...
Topic Pages Need An Open Network Too - And Quora Is It

Is Open Data A Boon Or A Bane?

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Techdirt often writes about the benefits of openness and sharing. One area that is increasingly coming to the fore is open data -- for example, for some time both the US and UK have had major projects aimed at opening up the stores of data held by their respective governments,...
Is Open Data A Boon Or A Bane?
Touch-screen notebooks: My 2-year-old makes the case for Microsoft's Windows 8

With More Original Programming On The Way, Netflix TV Viewing Is On The Rise

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Netflix has seen the amount of video its subscribers watch drastically increase over the past few months: In the fourth quarter, Netflix announced that it had topped 2 billion viewing hours during the three month period. Then, in June, it reached a billion viewing hours in that month alone. But...
With More Original Programming On The Way, Netflix TV Viewing Is On The Rise

Storify Aims For Marketers With its New 'Storify Business' Plan, Redesigns Free Version Too

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Last month, social media curation service Storify revealed its first paid plan, Storify VIP. It sounds like VIP is designed for large media organizations (the first announced customer was the BBC), but today, Storify is announcing that it created a more accessible, less journalism-focused option called Storify Business. “The new...
Storify Aims For Marketers With its New 'Storify Business' Plan, Redesigns Free Version Too
Aggregate Knowledge gets 'big data' boost with Quantivo buy-up (exclusive)
Foodspotting moves to ensure you don’t need Yelp’s app
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?