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Smart Scaling: 5 questions you should ask every prospective hire (and 5 questions you shouldn't)

Here's What Nokia Says About Siri's 'Best Smartphone' Flub

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Nokia refuses to let this Siri mishap die. The Lumia maker is accusing Apple of destroying Siri's credibility by recalibrating the virtual assistant to say that it is in fact the best smartphone, a company spokesman told the Sydney Morning Herald.  iDB picked up the report. Here's what Nokia said: Apple position[s]...
Here's What Nokia Says About Siri's 'Best Smartphone' Flub
European carriers say Lumia phones can’t compete with iPhone and Android
Nokia’s Lumia line ‘not good enough’ to battle iOS and Android, say carriers
Bravo launches Silicon Valley Status, a 'Start-Ups Silicon Valley' app for wannabe geeks

"Content and commerce" is hardest for those who need it the most

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It just kinda rolls off the tongue. Content and commerce. Suddenly every website with creative descriptions of its merchandize is doing “content” and every blog that links to Amazon is doing “commerce.” It’s a very on-trend strategy. That might explain the packed house at Contently and Outbrain’s content and commerce-themed...
"Content and commerce" is hardest for those who need it the most

Samsung says Galaxy S III data-wiping flaw already patched, urges owners to update

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Following the discovery of a flaw in the way some Samsung Android devices rendered USSD codes, allowing devices to perform a factory reset without warning, Samsung has issued a statement explaining that the issue has already been patched, urging users with older firmware versions to update their devices. Samsung said:...
Samsung says Galaxy S III data-wiping flaw already patched, urges owners to update

WikiLeaks Reveals Aaron Swartz May Have Been A Source: Wise Move?

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WikiLeaks currently finds itself in a difficult position. Funds are trickling in because of a questionable financial blockade against it, and Julian Assange is stuck in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. So it's understandable that it should want to take every opportunity to remind people that it is still around...
WikiLeaks Reveals Aaron Swartz May Have Been A Source: Wise Move?

Should Yahoo Fire Its CEO Over His Made Up Degree? [POLL] (YHOO)

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Yahoo board members are, at this very moment, looking deep within themselves trying to decide whether or not they need to fire yet another CEO.  Help them out? First some context, so you can make an informed choice. After years of sliding sideways despite a massive audience of 700 million...
Should Yahoo Fire Its CEO Over His Made Up Degree? [POLL] (YHOO)

Nokia calls Google's EU antitrust complaint "frivolous" and a waste of time and resources

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I just reported on Google's EU antitrust complaint against Microsoft and Nokia, and subsequently saw that Nokia has meanwhile issued a statement. I'll now quote it, and comment on it, passage by passage:"Though we have not yet seen the complaint, Google's suggestion that Nokia and Microsoft are colluding on IPR...
Nokia calls Google's EU antitrust complaint "frivolous" and a waste of time and resources

Use Your Leadership Presence to Inspire

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In times of crisis people always look for inspirational leaders. What makes for inspiration is subjective, but there is one common element when speaking about leaders who inspire: they have a strong leadership presence. By presence we mean "earned authority." That is, people follow your leadership because you are a...
Use Your Leadership Presence to Inspire

iAcquire Banned From Google After Link Buying Allegations

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The search marketing agency, iAcquire, that was allegedly responsible for buying links for clients was just banned from Google’s search results. iAcquire was cited as the agency behind Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corporation’s link buy request emails. For more on that see our... Please visit Search Engine Land for the...
iAcquire Banned From Google After Link Buying Allegations

ET deals: Stackable discounts on Alienware m14x gaming laptop

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The model on sale today foregoes the pricier Core i7 processor -- which does little for gaming performance -- and instead keeps costs down with a (still Ivy Bridge) Core i5-3210M dual-core chip. Keeping your fragging credibility intact is an Nvidia GeForce GT 650M GPU with 1GB of GDDR5 VRAM....
ET deals: Stackable discounts on Alienware m14x gaming laptop
Secrecy: The Real Reason Taking Dell Private Makes Sense

Nokia 801 adds one part Belle, one part polycarbonate body for 100 percent possibility

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See that up there? That slick-looking, Belle-operating beaut is most definitely not Nokia's rumored 801 handset. No, what you're looking at above is simply a mock-up based on recent rumors circling the web, which peg this 12 megapixel-toting unicorn as the successor to the N8 and 701. It's hard...
Nokia 801 adds one part Belle, one part polycarbonate body for 100 percent possibility

New LinkedIn feature lets you endorse network members

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The professional social network rolls out feature for boosting credibility to a user's skills and expertise. [Read more]...
New LinkedIn feature lets you endorse network members
Settle Down, Facebook, 'Cause You're Not Getting $1M For Sharing A Pic Of A Fake Lottery Ticket

Poisoned links plague Microsoft's Bing search

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Microsoft's Bing is the king of poisoned search engine links. Or, perhaps it isn't. A recent study by Fraser Howard, a principle virus researcher at SophosLabs, suggested that the risk of clicking on a "poisoned" link while using Bing was more than twice that from using Google, even though...
Poisoned links plague Microsoft's Bing search

Housing professionals: 10 tips for getting the most out of LinkedIn

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LinkedIn can help you build contacts, earn credibility and land new jobs. Lee Burman explains how you can boost your careerLinkedIn boasts more than 150 million users around the world, making it one of the world's largest social networks and the world's leading professional networking website. It offers users a...
Housing professionals: 10 tips for getting the most out of LinkedIn
The WSJ Says Apple Is Quietly Sending The Press More And More Reports About Why It's Not Doomed (AAPL)

What Now? Product Release

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SpiderNet has been planning to release version 1.0 of its product in Q2 of this year. However, after the new VP of Engineering looks into the schedule and deliverables, he informs you that the product will be delayed, possibly by six to nine months, due to stability and feature completeness....
What Now? Product Release

With "Experts," Klout Wants to Make Influence Matter in Online Q&A

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For some time I’ve thought that Klout, the social startup that aims to measure online influence, makes a certain amount of sense as a business product. The ability for a brand to keep track of the social reach of consumers could be useful, perhaps in catering to them with offers...
With "Experts," Klout Wants to Make Influence Matter in Online Q&A

Friend Me ... Now Put a Ring on It: A Third of Recently Married Folks Met Online, Study Says

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Nearly 35 percent of recently hitched people in the U.S. met their spouse online, according to research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Nearly half (45 percent) of those who married after meeting online met through a dating site (with about a quarter of those...
Friend Me ... Now Put a Ring on It: A Third of Recently Married Folks Met Online, Study Says

Ransomware leverages victims' browser histories for increased credibility

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The authors of police-themed ransomware have started using the browsing histories from infected computers in order to make their scams more believable, according to an independent malware researcher....
Ransomware leverages victims' browser histories for increased credibility

The Death of Social Proof

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Social proof is dying as a startup differentiation heuristic during fundraising. Why? A) Blame Angellist for an Advisor Bubble Every company I see has some roster of advisors and/or soft-circled seed investors already committed. It's gone from evidence of company traction to merely an execution step before hitting 'publish' on...
The Death of Social Proof

Secure cloud storage outfit Tresorit posts $10K hacker bounty

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Popular cloud storage services such as Dropbox and Google Drive are terrifically easy to use, but only boast middling security (hence the existence of third-party client-side encryption services such as BoxCryptor). However, there are many rivals out there that offer much stronger client-side security and anonymity — Lacie’s Wuala, Spideroak...
Secure cloud storage outfit Tresorit posts $10K hacker bounty
How authors are buying their way to the top of bestseller lists

Bam: Microsoft's Outlook email hits 60M users

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Just six months after launching a preview version, Microsoft’s new email service Outlook.com has gained 60 million registered users, the company announced today. Outlook — not to be confused with the enterprise-level email service of the same name — is basically an overhaul of Microsoft’s Hotmail email service, which itself...
Bam: Microsoft's Outlook email hits 60M users

EasyBib's new browser extension tells students how credible sites are, auto-generates citations

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EasyBib, a service best known for its auto-generated citations and bibliographies, first started out as a high school hack way back in 2001. It’s since become a standard for students, and if you’ve attended school any time over the past decade, you’ve probably used it at least once before. Now,...
EasyBib's new browser extension tells students how credible sites are, auto-generates citations

NJ Court Says Determines Whether Woman Is A Journalist or Not

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The online world is interesting for all of us when it comes to defining who we are. While it’s easy to call yourself a blogger what does that actually mean from a legal standpoint? How is a blogger truly defined when it comes to the legal side of the...
NJ Court Says Determines Whether Woman Is A Journalist or Not
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