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The secret life of internet climate trolls: part three - video

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Watch what happened when Climate Desk introduced the troll slayer Rosi Reed to the climate denier Hoyt Connell    ...
The secret life of internet climate trolls: part three - video

The Inventors Of The Web Ad Banner All Just Admitted That It 'Sucks'

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Four ad execs who ran the first internet ad banner -- an AT&T ad that ran on HotWired in 1994 -- have all admitted to Digiday that, basically, they now hate it. This isn't news, of course. Everyone in the ad business knows web ad banners are the lowest common...
The Inventors Of The Web Ad Banner All Just Admitted That It 'Sucks'

100 year old gamer uses Nintendo DS to keep her mind active

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Nintendo has certainly broadened the demographic of the gaming community in recent years, as demonstrated by 100 year old gamer Kathleen ‘Kit’ Connell. Kit  plays on her Nintendo DS console for two hours every evening, and has been nicknamed the ‘Nintendo Queen’ by UK newspaper The Sun. With the recent...
100 year old gamer uses Nintendo DS to keep her mind active

Why Klout Deal Is Not The Answer To Microsoft's Social Search Strategy

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As Microsoft seeks to better quantify the influence of its social search, the company has partnered with the controversial online-influence ranking service Klout as a first step. It looks to be no more than a marriage of convenience. Microsoft said Thursday that it would make an investment in the company,...
Why Klout Deal Is Not The Answer To Microsoft's Social Search Strategy

Growing Its Influence, Klout Gets Strategic Investment From Microsoft -- And Serious Bing Integration

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Klout hasn’t just defied influential tech pundits, its social reputation scorecard has won them over. Now the sometimes-controversial startup aiming at search. The startup has just signed a strategic investment and partnership with Microsoft that, on top of new funding, will create a product and business relationship with the Bing...
Growing Its Influence, Klout Gets Strategic Investment From Microsoft -- And Serious Bing Integration

Nintendo DS is platform of choice for 100-year-old ‘gaming granny’

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She’s been dubbed “Britain’s oldest gamer” but Kit Connell she doesn’t “feel a day over 80.” Part of the strategy to her youthful spirit and sharp mind? She plays her Nintendo DS a few hours a day. And she’s pretty active with it too, owning around a dozen games that...
Nintendo DS is platform of choice for 100-year-old ‘gaming granny’

Today in Tech: Is Microsoft's mobile moment finally here?

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The behind-the-scenes story of video game startup OnLive's demise; Zynga loses its Chief Creative Officer. Microsoft's mobile moment: Will consumers buy in? [THE WALL STREET JOURNAL] For wireless store manager Luke Connell, the problem with Windows phones is that he can't play the popular game "Words With Friends." For Swedish designer...
Today in Tech: Is Microsoft's mobile moment finally here?
RadioShack, Trek, Anheuser-Busch, And Other Sponsors Dump Lance Armstrong
Microsoft buys influence for Bing with Klout investment, partnership

Dive Into Mobile App Marketplace: Zappar Augmented Reality Hats Turn Anyone Into Obama or Romney (Video)

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Part of the challenge of augmented reality is getting people to use it. You can create a fabulous world where virtual treasure boxes are hidden in the street and price tags hover above every item in a store — but you need people to actually pick up their phones, turn...
Dive Into Mobile App Marketplace: Zappar Augmented Reality Hats Turn Anyone Into Obama or Romney (Video)

The team behind the Dublin Web Summit hits the road for a European Tech Crawl this summer

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The team behind the Dublin Web Summit and the London Web Summit are set to hit the road this summer, visiting fourteen cities during their European Tech Crawl. The idea behind the Web Summit European Tech Crawl is simple; get around 100 interesting tech industry people together in a pub for a night of networking...
The team behind the Dublin Web Summit hits the road for a European Tech Crawl this summer

Instructions on how to transform a comment troll into a human being

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If you write anything on the internet — or for that matter, read anything on the internet — you’ve undoubtedly experienced comment trolls, flame-wars and plenty of other bad behavior. Some blogs and news sites have tried either handing over their comments to Facebook or not having comments altogether as...
Instructions on how to transform a comment troll into a human being

Location Data Sensitive Like Medical Information, Says Congressional Witness

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Shared by sarahintampa Samuri on a cell phone? Oh Marshall! :) "The writing is on the wall that there will be baseline privacy legislation introduced," said John Morris, general counsel for the Center for Democracy and Technology at a Congressional hearing on location data and privacy yesterday. "It will require...
Location Data Sensitive Like Medical Information, Says Congressional Witness
Martin Amis's guide to video games unearthed and revisited

Microsoft exec: Bing as good or better than Google, but users still don’t believe it

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Microsoft Bing's Derrick Connell talks to Danny Sullivan at the SMX Advanced conference in Seattle this morning. Microsoft’s internal testing shows that Bing’s search results are quantifiably as relevant or, in some cases, more relevant than those from Google’s search engine. But Microsoft says its own consumer testing shows that...
Microsoft exec: Bing as good or better than Google, but users still don’t believe it

100 Year Old Scottish Woman is an Avid Nintendo DS Gamer

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Scottish centerian Kathleen “Kit” Connell thinks her Nintendo DS portable gaming system is “absolutely super”. Kit, who just turned 100 years old last week, shows how gaming keeps her brain sharp in this video. The Sun has more of her charming story and quotes her as saying. “The Nintendo...
100 Year Old Scottish Woman is an Avid Nintendo DS Gamer

Dell and Cisco grow despite tough server market in Q1

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As overall server market revenue and shipments declined in the first quarter, both Dell and Cisco Systems managed growth while enterprise stalwarts Hewlett-Packard and IBM struggled in the headwinds.Worldwide server shipments declined 0.7 percent year-on-year to 2.3 million units, while revenue declined 5.0 percent to US$11.8 billion, according to...
Dell and Cisco grow despite tough server market in Q1
Livescribe launches Sky wireless smartpen that syncs with Evernote

IP Research Platform CrowdIPR Secures $135,000, Goes Freemium

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CrowdIPR, an Estonian-origin startup developing a crowd-sourced intellectual property research platform has received an investment of $135,000 from the UK’s Northstar Ventures and IP Group. The platform, one might call a “collective IPR brain”, currently connects over 450 technology and intellectual property professionals around the world. To date, over 20...
IP Research Platform CrowdIPR Secures $135,000, Goes Freemium
Forrester: US Online Display Ad Spend To Hit $12.7B In 2012, Rich Media + Video Leading The Charge

Five things you can actually learn from #followateen

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If you want to take a look at Generation Overshare, there’s no better place to do it than #followateen, one of those internet things that’s grown over the past month to take on a life of its own. With #followateen, adults are picking random teenagers to follow on Twitter and...
Five things you can actually learn from #followateen

VIDEO: How to make a pop star 'hologram'

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Paddy O'Connell finds out how holographic versions of pop stars are created for live concerts....
VIDEO: How to make a pop star 'hologram'

Rumor Roundup: Zuck's in Hawaii, While Kevin Systrom Looks So Maj Next to Rachel Zoe

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Ditching the suit for a swimsuit. (Photo: Flickr.com/gpaumier) Hawaii Zuck-O Look who ditched the hoodie (but kept the Adidas sandals). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was recently spotted indulging in a little Hawaiin R&R with wifey Priscilla Chan. US Weekly reports the pair “looked excited to be spending quality time together,” which makes sense...
Rumor Roundup: Zuck's in Hawaii, While Kevin Systrom Looks So Maj Next to Rachel Zoe

Live Blog & Stream Of Bing’s Search Summit

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Bing’s Search Summit is today at 10am PDT / 1pm EDT and we will be live blogging the details from the event here. Qi Lu (President, Online Services Division), Derrick Connell (Corporate Vice President, Search Program Management), Harry Shum (Corporate Vice President, Core Search Development), and... Please visit Marketing Land...
Live Blog & Stream Of Bing’s Search Summit

Bing gets social as it leapfrogs Google with Facebook, Twitter – and Google+

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Updates to the perenially cash-bleeding search engine mean that it now includes data from your social networks - including the biggest two that Google can't reach.If you're choosing a search engine that is able to do social search, your obvious choice is… Microsoft's Bing?Yes, it is - or, following a...
Bing gets social as it leapfrogs Google with Facebook, Twitter – and Google+

Getting chopped: why True Crime loves bladed weapons

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Jeff O'Connell is the lead producer of the new True Crime game, and he's showing off the game's hand-to-hand fighting. The part of the game we saw was low on gunplay, but it looked great, with some cinematic-looking moves and kills. The game takes place in Hong Kong, and...
Getting chopped: why True Crime loves bladed weapons

Meet the 100-year-old grandmother who can’t get enough of the Nintendo DS

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Kathleen “Kit” Connell turned the grand old age of one hundred last week, and the spritely grandmother of one cites the Nintendo DS as the main reason she remains mentally nimble. “It’s absolutely super, I can’t speak highly enough of it. I don’t know what I would do without it,”...
Meet the 100-year-old grandmother who can’t get enough of the Nintendo DS

The Wall Street Journal launches The Accelerators and Startup Journal to cover entrepreneurship

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The Wall Street Journal is launching two new digital offerings to cover entrepreneurship and startups: The Accelerators and Startup Journal, the newspaper announced today. According to its press release, Startup Journal’s page on WSJ.com will aggregate all of its coverage “on the world of startups, funding, founders and entrepreneurship.” As...
The Wall Street Journal launches The Accelerators and Startup Journal to cover entrepreneurship

Why letters are the best legacy for family stories

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Handwritten letters have an evocative quality digital communication can't match, says John O'ConnellAfter my mother died last year, I was clearing out her flat when I found an envelope containing all the cards and letters she received after my identical twin brother's death. He and I were eight weeks' premature...
Why letters are the best legacy for family stories

What affect will Apple's choice of Bing for Siri in iOS 7 have on Google?

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Microsoft must be pretty happy with Apple’s decision to include Bing as the default search engine powered web results in Apple’s revamped Siri application heading to iOS 7 this fall. However, what does this all mean for Google? It could very well signal Apple’s increasing desire to cut its...
What affect will Apple's choice of Bing for Siri in iOS 7 have on Google?
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