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"HTML5" versus Flash: Animation Benchmarking

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"HTML5" versus Flash: Animation Benchmarking 22 March 2010 36 comments I've written before about why you shouldn't let your current toolset dictate what it is you create and I still firmly hold to that mantra. Some of my more recent work has revolved heavily around animation (real-time, interactive motion graphics, to be...
"HTML5" versus Flash: Animation Benchmarking

Report: Google Maps for iOS coming out "tonight"

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All Things D reports that the long-awaited app is on the cusp of arriving. [Read more]...
Report: Google Maps for iOS coming out "tonight"

iPhone 5: the rumor roundup

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We're on the cusp of Apple's sixth iPhone launch, and there's very different expectations than there were last year. The 2011 rumor cycle left more than a few people burned: the later-than-usual October launch and repeated claims of a heavily-remade design led some to a disappointment when the iPhone...
iPhone 5: the rumor roundup

Senate Immigration Bill Could Land Thursday

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According to The Hill, a publication that tracks all things politics and policy, we may see a comprehensive immigration proposal land in the Senate as soon as this Thursday. Yes, the ‘Gang of Eight’ appear to be on the cusp of releasing their much expected plan. The chance of it...
Senate Immigration Bill Could Land Thursday
'Apple Poses Absolutely No Threat To Our Market,' Says Swiss Watchmaker
Wikimedia readies its 'WYSIWYG' visual editor for English-language Wikipedia articles starting early July

"We Stand on the Cusp of one of Humanity's Most Dangerous Moments"

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"We Stand on the Cusp of one of Humanity's Most Dangerous Moments"

Yes. Another Backup Lecture.

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Daring Fireball: An Ode to DiskWarrior, SuperDuper, and Dropbox Hard drives are fragile. Read as much as you can bear to about how they work, how incredibly precisely they must operate in order to cram so many bits onto such small disks. It’s a miracle to me that they work at...
Yes. Another Backup Lecture.

Is it crazy to think we could we see a Yahoo! phone or mobile OS at some point?

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There is a major Internet brand in Silicon Valley that has hundreds of millions of users, significantly improving mobile apps, a position that places it between the Big 4 of Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon, and it may not be out of the realm of possibility that it could come...
Is it crazy to think we could we see a Yahoo! phone or mobile OS at some point?
Kickstarted: my conversation with Kickstarter founder Perry Chen

How Will The Web Monetize In 2020?

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Editor’s Note: Murthy Nukala is the founder and CEO of Adchemy, a provider of advertising technology for large brands.  On a whim, I recently purchased a Logitech Keyboard Case for my new iPad. Instead of being just a novelty accessory, the keyboard has fundamentally changed my device usage: I’m using...
How Will The Web Monetize In 2020?

Intel Is Reportedly Going To Destroy The Cable Model By Offering People The Ability To Subscribe To Individual Channels (INTC)

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Intel is reportedly on the cusp of delivering something that consumers around the world have been wanting for a long, long time. Kelly Clay at Forbes reports Intel is going to blow up the cable industry with its own set-top box and an unbundled cable service. Clay says Intel is...
Intel Is Reportedly Going To Destroy The Cable Model By Offering People The Ability To Subscribe To Individual Channels (INTC)

Startups: Can Anything Take Down the Facebook Juggernaut?

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Illustration: Mister Mourao Sometime in early 2004, as Mark Zuckerberg was furiously coding the first iterations of The Facebook in his Harvard dorm room, the Internet passed what then seemed to be an impressive milestone: 750 million people worldwide had become connected. The exact birthdate of the Internet is difficult...
Startups: Can Anything Take Down the Facebook Juggernaut?

Hey @You! We are Talking About @You Over Here!

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Over the last few years, I have enjoyed watching new sites spring up built around conversations and social engagement. These new social networks, be they about friends (Facebook), business colleagues (LinkedIn or Brazen Careerist), shared interests (MyLikes), shared items (Google Buzz and FriendFeed) or even shared purchases (Blippy), are primarily...
Hey @You! We are Talking About @You Over Here!

WordPress' Mullenweg Claims 72,000 Blogs Imported From Tumblr in Just One Hour on Sunday

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Despite largely anecdotal media speculation, it’s not clear how the acquisition of Tumblr by Yahoo for $1.1 billion will be greeted by users of the New York blogging service. But rival blogging service WordPress’ co-founder and CEO Matt Mullenweg posted a blog last night that said that imports from...
WordPress' Mullenweg Claims 72,000 Blogs Imported From Tumblr in Just One Hour on Sunday

Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat learns habits, matches your neon decor (video)

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Honeywell has had WiFi-capable thermostats on the market for some time, but few of them would be a great match for home interiors that have escaped 1980s beige chic. The company's new Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat is going a long way toward bringing that design fully into the present century....
Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat learns habits, matches your neon decor (video)
From exercise trackers to sleep managers, connected devices for the holidays

New Facebook platform industry hires: Kontagent, TBG Digital, BranchOut

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Social analytics company Kontagent hired an engineer, while TBG Digital and BranchOut hired marketing staff this week. If your company is hiring new people or making a notable promotion, please let us know. Email mail (at) insidefacebook (dot) com, and we’ll get it into our next post. Also, please note that...
New Facebook platform industry hires: Kontagent, TBG Digital, BranchOut
WordPress CEO: Yahoo deal led to 72,000 Tumblr posts imported to WP in one hour

IBM: We're on the cusp of the Quantum Computing revolution (video)

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Technology's holy grail is the development of a "perfect" Quantum Computer. Traditional computers recognize information as bits: binary information representing "On" or "Off" states. A quantum computer uses qubits: operating in superposition, a qubit exists in all states simultaneously -- not just "On" or "Off," but every possible state...
IBM: We're on the cusp of the Quantum Computing revolution (video)
The Apple / Google / Facebook Message War Starts Now

Meeker: The next ten years will be about wearable computing and personal data

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The photo wars aren’t over, but a shift is about to take place in terms of the content we upload and share to the internet, according to Kleiner Perkins’ Mary Meeker and her trademark frenzy of Powerpoint slides at D11. After years of uploading any and every photo to the...
Meeker: The next ten years will be about wearable computing and personal data
GitHub's big numbers: 3 million users, nearly 5 million repositories

The Weather Channel Is On The Cusp Of Something Big

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Through a partnership with PlaceIQ, The Weather Channel is letting brands innovate with geo-targeted ads. Advertisers can essentially target specific locations where their ads will run on The Weather Channel mobile app. The Weather Channel global CRO Curt Hecht explains why geo-targeted ads is a gamechanger below. This interview was...
The Weather Channel Is On The Cusp Of Something Big

Ex-tech blogger's new venture hooks up startups on both sides of the Atlantic

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Looking to expand your tech startup overseas, but not sure where to start? Entrepreneur and former journalist Courtney Boyd Myers [above] has launched an agency, dubbed Audience.io, to help young businesses with their digital marketing efforts as they move across the pond. More specifically, Audience.io will provide strategy around...
Ex-tech blogger's new venture hooks up startups on both sides of the Atlantic
Q&A: Ray Ozzie on startups, Microsoft, and what he’s dreaming up next

Financial Times: YouTube is close to launching paid-subscription channels

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YouTube has making its own space on multiple entertainment services for a while, but according to a report from the Financial Times, it's now on the cusp of revealing its own subscription services for some of its specialist video channels. Rumored for several months now, according to the FT's...
Financial Times: YouTube is close to launching paid-subscription channels

YouTube vs. Viacom could be the battle of the decade. http://lgno.me/9T6lpA [The decade's still on the cusp, though.]

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YouTube vs. Viacom could be the battle of the decade. http://lgno.me/9T6lpA [The decade's still on the cusp, though.]

LinkedIn rolls outs its redesigned Company Pages for all businesses

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It was no secret that LinkedIn was on the cusp of introducing new redesigned Company pages, as it revealed this very fact just last month. However, this is now being made available to ALL companies from today. Just to recap, the redesigned Company Pages kicked off with the likes of...
LinkedIn rolls outs its redesigned Company Pages for all businesses

Are we on the cusp of an era of Achievement Point hyperinflation?

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Microsoft today announced that downloadable games on its popular Xbox Live Arcade service will soon be able to offer more Achievement Points—those cross-game digital accomplishment trackers that are great for proving just how much time you've wasted playing Geometry Wars. Starting in April, XBLA game makers will have the...
Are we on the cusp of an era of Achievement Point hyperinflation?
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