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Here’s What Facebook Stock Looks Like

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In a few months time, here’s what the world will be fighting to get its hands on, or get rid of depending on your confidence in Facebook’s business plan. The image of a Facebook stock certificate was included in the amended S-1 Facebook filed today with the SEC. It’s sure...
Here’s What Facebook Stock Looks Like

The Mac App Store's future of irrelevance

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Postbox's exit from the Mac App Store should sound very familiar to anyone who buys Mac software. If you read between the lines a bit, I think the real story there is one we've seen a lot since June 1: they tolerated the App Store's lack of paid upgrade mechanics...
The Mac App Store's future of irrelevance

The Value of Making Reading Hard

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Maybe cognitive friction in our reading experiences -- be it in typeface choice or annotation mechanism -- is a good thing. One of the really tough questions to answer in relation to any technology is: When do you make something easy and when do you make it hard? This problem...
The Value of Making Reading Hard
'iPhone 5′ is already for sale in China

Pay To “Highlight” Your Facebook Status Updates To More Friends – A Reckless New Ads Test

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Only 12% of your friends see your average status update, but Facebook is testing an option called “Highlight” that lets you pay a few dollars to have one of your posts appears to more friends. Highlight lets users, not Pages or businesses, select an “important post” and “make sure friends...
Pay To “Highlight” Your Facebook Status Updates To More Friends – A Reckless New Ads Test

Google and Asustek to release second generation Nexus 7 tablet in July, says Reuters

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Google's next generation of Nexus 7 tablets from Asus will be Qualcomm-powered and arrive this July, according to Reuters. If its sources are to be believed, Mountain View is aiming to ship eight million of the units by the end of the year, showing it has a lot of...
Google and Asustek to release second generation Nexus 7 tablet in July, says Reuters
Facebook Revises S-1 Again: Adds Another 83,818,263 Shares Of Class A Stock

Noom’s unique lifestyle apps help Android owners get fit and healthy

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There are all kinds of smartphone apps. There are games, social network apps, news apps, less useful apps and then, once in a while, there are apps that come along and have a significant affect on our lives. Noom, a New York based startup, aims to make these very kind...
Noom’s unique lifestyle apps help Android owners get fit and healthy
Bitcoin crashes, losing nearly half of its value in six hours
Pre to postmortem: the inside story of the death of Palm and webOS

Yahoo teams up with Aviary to bring HTML5 photo editing to 75M Flickr users

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With photo editing at its core, NYC based Aviary wants to power every mobile photo application on the planet. The startup has grown exponentially since the release of its mobile SDK, but now a massive partnership with Yahoo changes everything. Yahoo’s own Flickr has been struggling as of late to gain confidence from the photographer community,...
Yahoo teams up with Aviary to bring HTML5 photo editing to 75M Flickr users
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Pinterest has overtaken Tumblr in the United States

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The Web has been abuzz about Pinterest for a while now. There is, shall we say, a great interest in Pinterest. So much interest, it turns out, that Pinterest in all likelihood is now getting more traffic than Tumblr in the United States. And if it isn’t, it soon will....
Pinterest has overtaken Tumblr in the United States
Analyst explains why the stock market is completely crazy when it comes to Apple

Sprint Posts Wide Loss, Big Gain in Revenue and Customers Thanks, in Part, to the iPhone

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Sprint on Wednesday posted a large net loss amid various charges, but also saw it boost overall sales as it added more than half a million contract customers to the Sprint brand. For the three months ended Dec. 31, Sprint lost $1.3 billion or 43 cents per share, on revenue...
Sprint Posts Wide Loss, Big Gain in Revenue and Customers Thanks, in Part, to the iPhone
Windows on a stick: hands-on with Windows 8's "Windows to Go"

What Google Maps Actually Just Unveiled: Anxiety Over Apple Maps

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You want to know how I know that Google is very concerned about the forthcoming launch of Apple's own mapping product for iOS? I simply followed the Google Maps press conference today. The mere fact that Google decided to hold a press conference just five days before WWDC (where Apple's...
What Google Maps Actually Just Unveiled: Anxiety Over Apple Maps

Font Awesome Icon Font Released for Twitter Bootstrap

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It takes a lot of confidence to label a project "awesome," but after looking over the Font Awesome collection, I'm inclined to agree. Font Awesome is a set of glyph icons meant to work with Bootstrap, the Web App toolkit released by Twitter last year. The project is courtesy of...
Font Awesome Icon Font Released for Twitter Bootstrap

Amazon Kindle Fire HD update brings Kindle FreeTime to tablet-craving tykes

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One of Amazon's subtler but potentially valuable promises for the Kindle Fire HD was its Kindle FreeTime mode -- a fenced-off world that would give kids a simple place to play and their parents the confidence to step away for a few precious minutes. It wasn't part of the...
Amazon Kindle Fire HD update brings Kindle FreeTime to tablet-craving tykes
Facebook needs a hit

Lodsys Offers Update on In App Purchase Patent Dispute, Claims Licensing Momentum

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Nearly a year and a half ago, patent holding firm Lodsys threatened to file suit against App Store developers making use of Apple's In App Purchase mechanism, claiming that they were infringing upon a patent held by Lodsys. Apple stepped in to protect developers, ultimately filing a motion to intervene...
Lodsys Offers Update on In App Purchase Patent Dispute, Claims Licensing Momentum
Did Samsung just reveal a Galaxy Note 10.1 for MWC?

Groupon’s stock hits all time lows

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It’s a rough time to be Groupon right now. The company has been forced to restate earnings, highlighting financial losses, and its accounting firm has told the public that its controls are ‘materially weak.’ Investors have responded with vigor, dumping the stock, sending it to new lows. Today, at the...
Groupon’s stock hits all time lows

Five ways to build prospect trust in one meeting

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This post is sponsored by Citrix GoToMeeting. As always, VentureBeat is adamant about maintaining editorial objectivity. It’s happened to everyone who sells for a living: You meet with a prospective client to show them the goods. Then you meet with them again. And again. But they still won’t pull...
Five ways to build prospect trust in one meeting
Senator Claire McCaskill threatens legislation if FAA doesn't reconsider 'dated' electronics rules

Of Course Wall Street's Already Bitching About How Mark Zuckerberg Isn't Sucking Up To Them Enough

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Last week, Facebook held a big IPO "kick-off" meeting for investment banks and analysts, in which company management gave Wall Street a closer look at the company. Facebook's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, didn't attend the meeting. Predictably, Wall Street's already bitching about that. "We don't think that he should be...
Of Course Wall Street's Already Bitching About How Mark Zuckerberg Isn't Sucking Up To Them Enough

Facebook Is Still Figuring It Out. Will Advertisers and Investors Wait Around?

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There are a bunch of ways to explain away GM’s decision to stop spending ad dollars on Facebook. We’ll get to those. But there’s one thing that even the most ardent Facebook fan can’t argue with: Facebook advertising is very much a work in progress. Don’t take my word for...
Facebook Is Still Figuring It Out. Will Advertisers and Investors Wait Around?

Facebook Acqhires Team From Trust Verification Startup Legit

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Legit, a startup working on a universal reputation system that could help sharing economy services verify whether users are trustworthy, has just announced its team will join Facebook. Legit’s exit blog post offered little details, but we’re awaiting a response from the founders. Before the deal, Legit was building a...
Facebook Acqhires Team From Trust Verification Startup Legit
Solar panels finally produce more energy than it takes to make them, study finds

Google, Nokia, And Microsoft Give Privacy In German A Chance

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Three of technology's biggest names have signed up to an initiative to increase Internet privacy in Germany. Verein Selbstregulierung Informationswirtschaft--what you and I might call the Association for Self-Regulation In IT--allows users to sign up and then blur or remove views of their homes, cars, or even themselves. "The companies'...
Google, Nokia, And Microsoft Give Privacy In German A Chance
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?