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Airbnb's Brian Chesky: 'We Used To Create Content Online. Now We Create Industries'
Is Bigger Better? Facebook Mobile Redesign Spikes Data Usage by 50%

Comcast boosts 250GB data cap to 300GB and more, blames it on the iPad and set-top boxes

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According to GigaOM, the main provider of US Internet service, Comcast has raised its data limits to 300GB from 250GB. The key reasoning for this, according to Comcast itself, is set-top boxes like Roku and of course the iPad phenomenon: Four years ago, when we first instituted a broadband Internet...
Comcast boosts 250GB data cap to 300GB and more, blames it on the iPad and set-top boxes

Are the Olympics a bigger media draw than the Super Bowl?

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Are the Games really bigger than the Big Game? According to a Pew Research study released Monday, nearly 8 out of 10 Americans say they’re following the London Olympics on either traditional television or via the internet. As a media event, that makes the Summer Olympics bigger than the Super Bowl,...
Are the Olympics a bigger media draw than the Super Bowl?

Apple Loses World Chip-Eating Challenge to Samsung

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In January of 2012, Apple claimed the title of world’s largest buyer of semiconductors. Now, just a year later, it has ceded that honor to its archrival. In 2012, Samsung bought more chips than Apple or anyone else, according to Gartner. Samsung’s semiconductor spending spiked 29 percent to $23.9 billion...
Apple Loses World Chip-Eating Challenge to Samsung

Internet to surpass DVD in movie consumption, not revenue

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Consumers will watch more movies online than on DVDs in 2012 for the first time, but will spend far less doing so, according to a new report. The number of movies rented or bought online from outlets like Netflix and iTunes will grow 135% this year to 3.4 billion, according...
Internet to surpass DVD in movie consumption, not revenue

Onavo Extend launches on Android 4.0, cutting data consumption by up to 80%

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We’re big fans of Onavo here at The Next Web, the company launched its iOS app at The Next Web Conference in 2011, cutting the data consumption by up to 80% on the iPhone. After launching data monitors, to show you which apps on your Android device were consuming mobile...
Onavo Extend launches on Android 4.0, cutting data consumption by up to 80%
Teens flock to YouTube for music consumption over iTunes and other mediums

Should Read It Later be called ‘Watch It Later’? YouTube is now its most saved domain.

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Read It Later launched in 2007 as an app for users to save articles they come across online and, well, read them later. It really is a tremendously simple app to use, but it seems users are doing much more than catching up on their reading with it, as the...
Should Read It Later be called ‘Watch It Later’? YouTube is now its most saved domain.

Circa overhauls its iOS app with a new sharing interface and technology news section

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News consumption app Circa has updated its sharing interface for iOS devices, making it much easier to email, tweet, or post about specific parts of an article. The sharing pop-up now features three primary outlets for distributing content; email, text messages and iMessage, and Twitter and Facebook. The real difference...
Circa overhauls its iOS app with a new sharing interface and technology news section

Here's How The Growth Of Mobile Is Leading To An Explosion In Usage

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These charts are from the new Future of Mobile slide deck. The deck was produced by Henry Blodget and the team at BI Intelligence, a research and analysis service focused on mobile computing and the Internet. Please check out the full Future of Mobile deck here. All of the charts and data in the report are...
Here's How The Growth Of Mobile Is Leading To An Explosion In Usage
CouchSurfing, now a 'social travel network', gets a $15M boost

Tesla Model S review

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As we cover the mobile industry, where the evolution of devices and processors is relentless, we're used to being impressed. We're used to seeing a new generation of a product that instantly and irrevocably makes the previous one look tame. It's just the way this world turns. However, that's...
Tesla Model S review
The incredible shadow-dancing light sculptures of Diet Wiegman

To Capture New Users, Socialcam Redesigns Its Website And Introduces A Leaderboard

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Social mobile video startup Socialcam is rolling out a new web site today, which is designed to create more engagement for users that might not have the mobile app installed. The company has also introduced a leaderboard to help highlight users to celebrities, brands and top producers on the Socialcam...
To Capture New Users, Socialcam Redesigns Its Website And Introduces A Leaderboard

How Amazon can be a friend to small businesses

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I’ve been testing out the Kindle Fire tablet for the last several weeks. At $199, it’s a tremendous value. It’s no iPad — I just upgraded to the new iPad as well — but it provides a solid base-level tablet and reader. I can think of a lot of uses...
How Amazon can be a friend to small businesses
The iPhone 5 is already generating more web traffic than the Galaxy S III
T-Mobile: consumers do not want ‘one size fits all’ shared family data plans

SPDY support in Chrome for Android still in development

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Google may be introducing a proxy-based connection enhancement to Chrome for Android, in order to improve Internet speeds for mobile devices. Flags listed in the Chromium Git commit mention about SPDY proxy authentication, calling it a way to "Reduce data consumption by loading optimized web pages via Google proxy servers."......
SPDY support in Chrome for Android still in development

Sean Parker and Lars Ulrich talk Napster vs. Metallica, hug it out with Spotify

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One of today's many, many Spotify announcements was that legendary thrashers Metallica would be coming to the streaming service. As part of the announcement CEO Daniel Ek brought out the bands notoriously outspoken drummer Lars Ulrich and Spotify board member Sean Parker who, as you might remember, had a...
Sean Parker and Lars Ulrich talk Napster vs. Metallica, hug it out with Spotify

TV’s status quo may be strong, but technology WILL change it soon whether the industry is ready or not

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“The idea that the web will cause the TV business to ‘collapse’ is fantasy,” wrote Dan Frommer yesterday in a calm response to Henry Blodget’s actually-quite-alarmist Don’t Mean To Be Alarmist, But The TV Business May Be Starting To Collapse. While Frommer is right that the business of TV is actually still doing...
TV’s status quo may be strong, but technology WILL change it soon whether the industry is ready or not

Windows 8 to require Media Center for DVD movie playback

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On its Building Windows 8 blog, Microsoft revealed that its Windows 8 operating system won't play back DVD movies, unless the optional Media Center pack is purchased. The reason is the added royalties needed to pay for the specialized decoders and the cost of hardware to enable this. Microsoft also...
Windows 8 to require Media Center for DVD movie playback

Google Buzz Boosts Sharing On Google Reader By 35 Percent

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Social sharing is becoming a big contributor to traffic for many sites. While Facebook and Twitter drive more sharing than any other services, Google is trying to compete with Buzz, which is now part of Gmail but shares links to article and blog posts through Google Reader. Over the...
Google Buzz Boosts Sharing On Google Reader By 35 Percent

Once Again: People Want To Share The News

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Lots of folks have been sending in the "news" about news consumption from a new Pew study. A lot of the attention being paid to the study focuses on how more people are using the internet for news that newspapers, but that was an obvious trend. What I find a...
Once Again: People Want To Share The News

Historical rewind: This video of the building of the Golden Gate Bridge will blow your mind

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It’s a holiday here in the States, so if you are online, the chances are that you’re taking a break from a BBQ-centered orgy of consumption. Allow TNW to entertain you for a few minutes, with the great story of the building of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Atlantic found...
Historical rewind: This video of the building of the Golden Gate Bridge will blow your mind

Toxoplasmosis-in France around 88% of the population are carriers, due to a high consumption of raw/lightly cooked meat. http://j.mp/9OT06U

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Toxoplasmosis-in France around 88% of the population are carriers, due to a high consumption of raw/lightly cooked meat. http://j.mp/9OT06U
NASA's Space Food Systems lab shows what astronauts really eat in orbit

CM Summit White Paper from 2007

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I am in the midst of writing a post on the history of FM, and I thought it’d be fun to post the PDF linked to below. It’s a summary of musings from Searchblog circa 2006-7 on the topic of conversational media, which is much in the news again, thanks...
CM Summit White Paper from 2007

BluTracker lets you locate your stuff within 2,500 feet, we go hands-on (video)

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Yesterday, we told you about StickNFind, a nifty electronic sticker that lets you locate anything you tack it to, and MeterPlug, the smartphone-compatible power monitor with cost estimates and realtime consumption readouts. Now, the folks that brought you those Bluetooth-enabled tools have a new connected toy to share. It's...
BluTracker lets you locate your stuff within 2,500 feet, we go hands-on (video)

Here’s why I have absolutely no interest in owning the new iPad

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I’m a fan of Apple products, there’s no doubt about it. Even when I decided to “quit” my iPhone to play the field with Android and Windows devices, I still couldn’t fully get rid of it. Some of the reasons for that have to do with my job, but there...
Here’s why I have absolutely no interest in owning the new iPad
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?