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From buzzword to bloodsport: native advertising gets competitive with new leaderboard

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Regardless of your definition of the category or whether you believe it has staying power, native advertising is as hot a topic as they come in the adtech world. It’s comparable to flash sales in 2009, daily deals in 2010, influencer marketing in 2011 or ambient social networking in 2012....
From buzzword to bloodsport: native advertising gets competitive with new leaderboard

Q&A: Andru Edwards gears up for Seattle Mind Camp 8

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Seattle Mind Camp organizer Andru Edwards Seattle tech writer Andru Edwards, the editor in chief of GearLive.com and a GeekWire contributor, is also the organizer of the longstanding Seattle Mind Camp “unconference” — the 8th installment of which will be held Dec. 15 and 16 in Seattle. So what is...
Q&A: Andru Edwards gears up for Seattle Mind Camp 8

Empowering Women Doesn't Help Them

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A German client of mine was complaining this week about a survey she received from the country's leading newspaper. As the Head of Diversity at a large German multinational, she is the natural recipient of surveys asking how German companies are going to meet the 35% gender balance quotas that...
Empowering Women Doesn't Help Them

Twitter Hashtag Chats Are Ruining My Life. Please Stop

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Having a conversation on Twitter is like gabbing in the front row of a rock concert. You have to yell to be heard, and that annoys everyone around you. Yet for some reason, people engage in hashtag chats on Twitter. Hashtag chats are not only rude, they're unnecessary. There...
Twitter Hashtag Chats Are Ruining My Life. Please Stop

Balancing a startup and kids? Twitter co-founders suggest calendars, not bars

gigaom.com
Twitter’s co-founders had some advice for startup founders Thursday: If you have kids, you’ll have to do things a little differently. “I don’t go to bars anymore,” said Evan Williams, one of the Twitter co-founders now working on the publishing platform Medium. Williams and fellow Twitter co-founder Biz Stone for...
Balancing a startup and kids? Twitter co-founders suggest calendars, not bars

Simon Careless on inaugural App Developers Conference

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Editor’s Note: With talk submissions for UBM Tech’s inaugural App Developers Conference (ADC) due tomorrow, Inside Mobile Apps chatted with Simon Careless about what the upcoming conference is all about. ADC focuses on the development, user interface (UI), marekting and business of apps outside of games. The emphasis away from games is ADC’s...
Simon Careless on inaugural App Developers Conference

TypeWith.me is for You

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TypeWith.me is for You is a post from Chris PirilloFor the most part, I’m addicted to software, hardware, and the Internet. Every so often, I learn about something that I want to share with the world – that’s why Lockergnome was created (way back when). I like having fun –...
TypeWith.me is for You

Inside the Hawaii Convention Center

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Inside the Hawaii Convention Center is a post from Chris Pirillohttp://twitter.com/chrispirillo – Here to speak at @HawaiiRealty’s “Next Level Hawaii” social media conference.Did SXSW Interactive Panels Fail to Entertain?Do You Have a Question for AMD?SXSW Conference TipsDaynah, iPhone Girl Geek!Natasha, Art Girl GeekWho is iJustine?Should Twitter be Banned at Conferences?Meet...
Inside the Hawaii Convention Center

Lanyrd leverages Twitter to show you which SXSWi panels you should attend

thenextweb.com
Thousands of people will be descending on Austin, Texas this weekend for the annual SXSW festival. With over 1,500 sessions taking place at SX Interactive this year, and nearly that same number in parties, deciding what to do and where to go can be really overwhelming. Thankfully, there’s an app for...
Lanyrd leverages Twitter to show you which SXSWi panels you should attend

The Next Web is hiring writers in San Francisco and New York

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Are you a sharp, keen, well-connected tech writer who loves to break news, works their contact book and takes pride in being first to a story? If so, we want to hear from you as we’re currently looking to bolster our global team with hires in San Francisco and New...
The Next Web is hiring writers in San Francisco and New York

What we have in store for you at The Next Web Conference Europe 2013

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The eighth edition of The Next Web Conference will take place from the 24th to the 26th of April 2013 and here at The Next Web we’re all really excited about it. We’ve watched the conference grow from a small but cozy one-day event to one of the industry’s leading...
What we have in store for you at The Next Web Conference Europe 2013

The Golden Rule for Conferences

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The Golden Rule for Conferences

Trojan Targets Industry, Government with Fake Conference Invitations

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Attackers targeted executives in the defense industry and government officials with fake invitations to conferences to install the MSUpdater Trojan to steal sensitive data. - Researchers discovered malware that has been used in targeted attacks against defense contractors, government agencies and other organizations since early 2009, according to IT security...
Trojan Targets Industry, Government with Fake Conference Invitations

Why Launch An Airbnb For Event Spaces? Venues Just The “Tip Of The Spear” Says Eventup CEO

techcrunch.com
LA-based, Science-backed startup Eventup launched this morning, providing people who want to rent or rent out spaces for events like parties and conferences with an easy-to-use platform from which to do so. In the same space as Venuetastic, but with a wider array of venue options that go beyond...
Why Launch An Airbnb For Event Spaces? Venues Just The “Tip Of The Spear” Says Eventup CEO

Digerati Get Connected to Their Spiritual Side

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Conferences devoted to spiritual topics such as mindfulness, compassion and the teachings of Buddhism are becoming increasingly popular among the Silicon Valley digerati....
Digerati Get Connected to Their Spiritual Side

Surveillance trade shows: which government agencies attend?

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At £634.31 a ticket you've really got to be interested in surveillance to attend the latest ISS World trade show. Here's the list of government agencies who ISS World list as attendees• Get the dataThe surveillance industry trade shows, for example ISS World run by Telestrategies, are the place to...
Surveillance trade shows: which government agencies attend?

CHART OF THE DAY: The Tim Cook Era At Apple (AAPL)

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Tim Cook will be speaking at AllThingsD's D10 conference tonight. It will be his first time talking in public as CEO to journalists. In the past Steve Jobs delivered command performances at D Conferences. While Cook isn't as visionary, he's still smart, and surprisingly funny. We'll be covering his comments...
CHART OF THE DAY: The Tim Cook Era At Apple (AAPL)

Betaworks Unveils Swirl, A Mobile App That Turns Hashtags Into Photo Albums

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People share a lot of pictures on Twitter and Instagram, which are often followed by a relevant hashtag. Dennis Crowley, for example, tweets "#FatDennys" anytime he eats something unhealthy. He does this so often, Foursquare named its cafeteria after the hashtag. But even with the frequently used hashtags, photos shared...
Betaworks Unveils Swirl, A Mobile App That Turns Hashtags Into Photo Albums

The team behind the Dublin and London Web Summits plans 100 'Pub Summits' globally this year

thenextweb.com
The European Web tech conference scene is going through a period of rapid expansion and diversification. In addition to more conferences aimed at audiences in their thousands, we’re seeing increasing numbers of invite-only events like F.ounders and most of Hy Berlin, and those with more specific focuses, like the European Commission’s...
The team behind the Dublin and London Web Summits plans 100 'Pub Summits' globally this year

On The Future of The Web 2 Summit

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By around this time of year, most of you are used to hearing about this year’s Web 2 Summit theme, its initial lineup of speakers, and any other related goings on, like our annual VIP dinners or perhaps some crazy map I’ve dreamt up. It’s become a familiar ritual in...
On The Future of The Web 2 Summit

Bunchball brings a fresh approach to networking with gamified service for meetings and conferences

thenextweb.com
Attending conferences and meetings are interesting at times, but when people are there to network, finding the right person to connect with can be difficult. Just who is at the event that is relevant for you to meet and what’s a good way to “break the ice”? Bunchball, a company...
Bunchball brings a fresh approach to networking with gamified service for meetings and conferences
Big Businesses Pouring Money Into Social Tools

The big challenge for apps making the leap to TV: Turning “me” into “we”

thenextweb.com
There’s a big difference between a smartphone and a TV. As developers increasingly look to the opportunities of TV, they will have to shift their focus from thinking about a personal experience to a communal one – and I can’t wait to see what they come up with. The transition...
The big challenge for apps making the leap to TV: Turning “me” into “we”

Review: A year with the superb Tom Bihn Super Ego and Tri-Star bags

thenextweb.com
Just over a year ago, bag maker Tom Bihn contacted me to see if I’d like to try out one of their larger SuperEgo bags and the carry-on Tri-Star. I said sure as I’d had experience with their bags before and I knew they built good stuff. At first, I...
Review: A year with the superb Tom Bihn Super Ego and Tri-Star bags

We live or die on our database

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Jeff Pulver, co-founder of the Vonage Internet phone company and creator of the VON and 140 conferences, has an expression that you absolutely must take to heart: “We live or die on our database.” In the age of social networking and social media, it’s easy to get lost in the...
We live or die on our database

Online Ticket Sales Startup Eventbrite Passes $1 Billion In Total Sales

techcrunch.com
Eventbrite has become the go-to platform for selling tickets online. And it’s announcing a major milestone to prove it today: It’s sold more than $1 billion tickets in total. For Eventbrite, the milestone also highlights some accelerating growth. It took nearly two years — from January 2009 to December 2010...
Online Ticket Sales Startup Eventbrite Passes $1 Billion In Total Sales

INTRO Wants To Be The LinkedIn Of The Ambient Location Apps

techcrunch.com
Just when you thought this space couldn’t get any more saturated, yet another ambient location app throws its hat into the ring as SXSW prepares to kick off. Introducing INTRO. But wait, before you groan “enough already!“, you should know that INTRO at least has a unique take on the...
INTRO Wants To Be The LinkedIn Of The Ambient Location Apps
Google kicks off Advertising Week 2012 sessions

Ditch Your Hackathon, Have A Napkin Pitch Contest Like Today’s Uncubed Philidelphia Talent Fair

techcrunch.com
Smelly, underslept entrepreneurs. Every tech event these days seems to have an all-night hackathon, so that’s what you get. But startups, incubators, blogs — consider what’s going down at today’s Uncubed Tech Talent Fair in Philidelphia. Rather than a 24 hour hackathon, they’re having a “napkin pitch contest”. Entrants get...
Ditch Your Hackathon, Have A Napkin Pitch Contest Like Today’s Uncubed Philidelphia Talent Fair

Why CTIA may mark one conference too many

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commentary A particularly slow show highlights the need for the consolidation of the two CTIA Wireless conferences to later in the year. [Read more]...
Why CTIA may mark one conference too many
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