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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
RIAA (sort of) responds to SOPA critics, says copyright "offers little real protection"

NY Times: RIAA & MPAA Exaggerate Piracy Impact Stats... But We're Going To Assume They're True Anyway

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Sometimes you have to wonder if the NY Times is simply trying to hurt its own credibility. That's the only conclusion I can come to after reading the editorial by Eduardo Porter concerning the impact of unauthorized file sharing on the economics of the creative industries. While he admits that...
NY Times: RIAA & MPAA Exaggerate Piracy Impact Stats... But We're Going To Assume They're True Anyway

Kim Dotcom Dismissed As Fraudster By Twitter and Facebook

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Like many famous people and other celebrities online, Kim Dotcom has many tens of thousands of fans and followers. However, not all of these people have his best interests at heart. The problem comes when people do a search for Kim’s Twitter account using Google. Although his own account with...
Kim Dotcom Dismissed As Fraudster By Twitter and Facebook

Nuance takes credit for voice features inside Samsung's 2012 Smart TV lineup

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Back at this year's eventful CES, Nuance announced it was launching a platform to bring voice recognition services to connected TVs, among other devices. Now, just a few months later, the communications outfit's taking credit for the voice features packed inside Sammy's 2012 Smart TVs. Essentially, this means those...
Nuance takes credit for voice features inside Samsung's 2012 Smart TV lineup

OUYA's buzz wont quit: Partners with iHeartRadio and Guitar Hero's creators as it passes $6.5M

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Oh yes folks, there’s (yet again) more news surrounding OUYA’s $99 indie gaming console. After passing $6.5M in funding on Kickstarter, OUYA is now partnering with iHeartRadio to release its HTML5 app on the console. Keep in mind that the company only just teamed up with VEVO and also recently announced an important partnership with cloud...
OUYA's buzz wont quit: Partners with iHeartRadio and Guitar Hero's creators as it passes $6.5M

Motorola Employee Takes A Picture Of His Desk, Possibly Confirms Existence Of Droid Razr HD

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It would appear that Motorola is putting even more of an effort into its resurrected Razr line. Just a few months after the hotly anticipated Droid Razr stepped onto the scene, Motorola offered the same unit with an upgraded battery, making the Droid Razr Maxx my new favorite Android phone...
Motorola Employee Takes A Picture Of His Desk, Possibly Confirms Existence Of Droid Razr HD
How is AMZN worth 13 AAPLs?

VEVO Execs Must Face Criminal Charges For Copyright Infringement

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VEVO, a music label joint venture, got caught with its pants down by TechCrunch’s Jason Kincaid – They illegally streamed a NFL game at a party they hosted at the Sundance festival. Yes, this is just too deliciously, hypocritically juicy. In other circumstances whoever was responsible would face severe criminal...
VEVO Execs Must Face Criminal Charges For Copyright Infringement

Meet 9 Incredible Instagram Users That Advertisers Are Dying To Work With

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As advertisers stumble into the world of Instagram, they have found out that the best way to gain credibility is to reach out to respected and influential Instagrammers. What began as a creative outlet that unleashes the inner photo artist in everyday smartphone owners has transformed into a lucrative opportunity for...
Meet 9 Incredible Instagram Users That Advertisers Are Dying To Work With
Purported 'iPhone 5' case makes video debut

Dear PR Lady: Here's Why I Didn't Open Any Of Your 3 Email Pitches (Although I Wish I Had)

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Atomic PR has sent me at least three emails about a new startup, Rally.org. I didn't open any of them until I saw the news -- which was actually interesting -- up on other sites. The startup they were representing, Rally.org. raised a big $7.9 million Series A from some...
Dear PR Lady: Here's Why I Didn't Open Any Of Your 3 Email Pitches (Although I Wish I Had)

What Can We Learn From The Latest Brand To Be Called Out For Paid Links?

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Move over JC Penney. Another brand is getting attention over buying links, this time Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corporation. Today’s news is less news and more a reminder of lessons that SEO companies, clients and publishers all need to keep in mind, to avoid trouble. Josh Davis drew... Please visit...
What Can We Learn From The Latest Brand To Be Called Out For Paid Links?

4K TV already being trialed by one UK broadcaster

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4K in the UK? It could happen sooner rather than later, if viewers give a thumbs up to feedback tests currently being conducted by a British broadcaster. According to a senior figure at a company that is directly involved in the experiments, people are being asked if they can...
4K TV already being trialed by one UK broadcaster

Supposed leaked screenshots of Windows Phone 8 Apollo appear, show off Skype and Lenses

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Is this Windows Phone 8? We think so... With less than week before Microsoft is expected to show off Windows Phone 8 in San Francisco, some leaked (and terrible looking) screenshots have appeared on the site Nokia Innovation. The shots supposedly show off integrated Skype, including an incoming video...
Supposed leaked screenshots of Windows Phone 8 Apollo appear, show off Skype and Lenses

Windows Phone may have crossed the 12 million unit mark

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Over a year ago, TNW noted a correlation between the number of active Windows Phone Facebook users and the number of Windows Phone handsets that had been sold. After some calculation, we discerned that there was a ratio of 6.756 handsets sold per active user of the application. In January we posited that,...
Windows Phone may have crossed the 12 million unit mark

Facebook Beefs Up Security, Launches Antivirus Marketplace Free Software From Microsoft, McAfee, TrendMicro, Sophos, Symantec

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As Facebook pushes ever closer to one billion users, one of the biggest issues it has faced has been backlash from consumers around the areas of privacy and security. Today, the social network is taking two steps in an effort to improve its image around that area, and potentially positioning...
Facebook Beefs Up Security, Launches Antivirus Marketplace Free Software From Microsoft, McAfee, TrendMicro, Sophos, Symantec

US 'Blackmails' EU Into Agreeing To Hand Over Passenger Data

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A couple months ago, we wrote about a debate in the EU Parliament, concerning an agreement over how much data should be shared with the US on passengers flying from the EU into the US. The person in charge of analyzing the agreement, Sophie in't Veld, urged the Parliament to...
US 'Blackmails' EU Into Agreeing To Hand Over Passenger Data

Strings Attached: Marissa Mayer And The Mobile Challenge At Yahoo

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Yahoo’s surprise scoop of Marissa Mayer as its newest CEO has unleashed a lot of positive comments about how this represents a new day, and a refreshing risk, for the beleaguered Internet brand. It will improve morale inside the company, and will give it more credibility outside. And it looks like...
Strings Attached: Marissa Mayer And The Mobile Challenge At Yahoo

Anti-Piracy Co. Blames Hack For Bogus DMCAs, But They’re Just Sloppy

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Comedian Dave Gorman is reporting about an unfortunate situation concerning an image he’d posted to Flickr back in 2006. Gorman reports that in January of that year he’d been out riding his bike when he spotted letters of the alphabet that had been painted on metal shop shutters. He photographed...
Anti-Piracy Co. Blames Hack For Bogus DMCAs, But They’re Just Sloppy

Times editor embarrassed by having to issue hacking apologies

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Times editor James Harding cut a sorry figure at the Leveson inquiry today.He had to admit that he had paid "insufficient attention" to an instance of illegal email hacking carried out by one of his paper's former reporters.It was embarrassing to watch him field persistent questions over the incident as...
Times editor embarrassed by having to issue hacking apologies

Most Mobile Time Spent In Apps: Google Has Top Reach, Facebook Has Highest Engagement

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Mobile analytics provider Flurry reported previously that people are spending huge amounts of time with mobile apps, more time than with the mobile browser and more time than on the PC. This may seem to some implausible, but comScore adds further credibility to the findings with its first... Please visit...
Most Mobile Time Spent In Apps: Google Has Top Reach, Facebook Has Highest Engagement

Apple: Greenpeace’s Cloud Math is Busted

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A view of the huge roof of the Apple data center in Maiden, North Carolina. Apple said today that the facility will use 20 megawatts of power, far less than an estimate by Greenepace. (Image: Apple). Apple says it will use 20 megawatts of power at full capacity in its...
Apple: Greenpeace’s Cloud Math is Busted
Meg Whitman Details Layoffs To HP Employees In Internal Video, Thinks HP Is Currently “Rebuilding 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

5 stories to read before you sleep

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If you are like me, you don’t have enough time during the day to read all the good/fun stuff that is published during the day. Don’t worry, I just found some cool stuff for you to enjoy before you turn those lights off. The Atlantic: How the power of positive...
5 stories to read before you sleep

Study Highlights Problems In Spreading Social Media Messages

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A new study gives even more credibility to the theory that engaged social media users who not only read messages, but also share them, are a brand's best friend. Elmie Nekmat's study of how social media messages change people's thinking was published in the most recent edition of the Journal...
Study Highlights Problems In Spreading Social Media Messages
KPCB’s Chi-Hua Chien: The Next Wave Of Tech Disruption Will Hit Commerce
Nokia’s Lumia line ‘not good enough’ to battle iOS and Android, say carriers

Sorry, Mitt Romney, You Can't Be Chairman, CEO, And President Of A Company And Not Be Responsible For What It Does...

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Today's bombshell report by the Boston Globe that Mitt Romney may have remained in charge of Bain Capital for three years after he claimed to have left has the potential to destroy Romney's credibility. The issue boils down to statements that, at first glance, appear to directly contradict one another:...
Sorry, Mitt Romney, You Can't Be Chairman, CEO, And President Of A Company And Not Be Responsible For What It Does...
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