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To Read All Of The Privacy Policies You Encounter, You'd Need To Take A Month Off From Work Each Year

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We've discussed the stupidity of privacy policies many times in the past. Honestly, it's an idea that serves no useful purpose, yet most sites are required to have one, and if you don't, people get all upset. But no one reads them, and most people incorrectly assume that if a...
To Read All Of The Privacy Policies You Encounter, You'd Need To Take A Month Off From Work Each Year

How Instagram Imagery Is Transforming

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In the world of social media, "celebrity" is a combination of social status and social media presence. The more likes you receive, the more "popular" you appear to friends and followers. Up until its acquisition by Facebook, Instagram was the current site of social media celebrity. As it becomes...
How Instagram Imagery Is Transforming

Hint To Startups – Use Your Domain In Your Email Address

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On a daily basis, I get an email from someone at a seed-stage startup where their email address does not include their website URL.  For example, I just got an email from joesmith@gmail.com for his company CoolThing.  I wouldn’t have thought of this except for I’m deep in the proofreading...
Hint To Startups – Use Your Domain In Your Email Address
Designer Yves Behar: Wearable devices are the hardest to design

Facebook Changes Privacy Settings (FB)

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Facebook has changed its privacy settings once again. And while it sounds like for the most part the changes are for the better, there's one tweak that's going to upset tens of millions of users. Let's tackle the annoying thing first. Facebook is stripping users of the ability to hide...
Facebook Changes Privacy Settings (FB)

New iPhone, iPad and Android Apps for February 2012

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As smartphones and tablets end up in the hands of more people, the volume of apps continues to rise exponentially. We noted that January had the highest download rate of the top 200 iOS apps from the Apple App Store than any month previous. February will likely break that record...
New iPhone, iPad and Android Apps for February 2012

Ahead Of Its Rumored IPO, Alibaba Buys A $586 Million Stake In Sina Weibo

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Alibaba, China's biggest e-commerce company, just announced that it is paying $586 million for an 18% stake in Sina Weibo, the online ad company's Twitter-like social media platform. Alibaba will have the option to raise its stake to 30% in the future. The official announcement noted that the deal should bring...
Ahead Of Its Rumored IPO, Alibaba Buys A $586 Million Stake In Sina Weibo

CHART OF THE DAY: Square's Spectacular Growth

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Twitter cofounder Jack Dorsey's other company, payment startup Square is doing quite well. This chart from Dan Frommer at SplatF shows what he calls its "sexy growth." The company is now processing about $11 million in sales on a daily basis, up from just $1 million a day last...
CHART OF THE DAY: Square's Spectacular Growth

THIS IS BAD NEWS: Look What Happened The Last Time A Website Had A Real-Time CEO Wealth Meter

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In the world of ranking rich people, the big news of the day is Bloomberg's new real-time billionaire tracker, which will attempt update every day the wealth of the 20 richest people in the world. The idea, presumably, is that enough of them have their wealth in public vehicles...
THIS IS BAD NEWS: Look What Happened The Last Time A Website Had A Real-Time CEO Wealth Meter

A Mac-user's take on transitioning to Windows 8

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Yesterday the FedEx Santa Claus dropped off a new Toshiba laptop at my door. It’s a capable machine, with a Core i5 processor and 6 GB of RAM. It’s on loan to me for testing purposes, and I thought I’d see how it will do with Windows 8, as anyone...
A Mac-user's take on transitioning to Windows 8

Facebook's 'life-saving tool' -- an organ donor feature

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Facebook has launched its latest feature: the ability to share with your network whether you are an organ donor, in the hope it will save more lives on a daily basis. [Read more]...
Facebook's 'life-saving tool' -- an organ donor feature
Google study: bricks & mortar retail
A 'site issue' is preventing some users from logging into Facebook

Facebook reports Q1 earnings: over 900m active users, Instagram cost $300m plus 23 million shares

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Ahead of its IPO later this year, Facebook just released an updated Form S-1 with first quarter earnings that's now available for perusal in the SEC's filing system. Revenue is up considerably year over year — $1.06 billion versus $731 million a year ago — but net income is...
Facebook reports Q1 earnings: over 900m active users, Instagram cost $300m plus 23 million shares

United Airlines Kicks Travel Writer Off Of Plane For Photographing His Seat

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This one is from a few weeks back, but it's worth catching up on. In an age when pretty much everyone has a camera in their pocket via their telephone, it's fairly crazy to try to enforce "no photography" rules -- especially in places where they don't make any sense....
United Airlines Kicks Travel Writer Off Of Plane For Photographing His Seat

Google+ Launches a Page for Developers

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Google+ may be mired in a bit of controversy, but the team behind Google's social network keeps adding new features on an almost daily basis. What's really missing in the world of Google+ right now, though, is better support for developers and third-party apps that can't just read data from...
Google+ Launches a Page for Developers

Seattle Seahawks embrace digital future with tablet-based playbooks

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Players have embraced the new digital playbooks For years, professional football players have been forced to lug around hefty playbooks. But the three-ring binders — stuffed with dozens of offensive plays and defensive schemes — are going the way of leather football helmets. The Seattle Seahawks are now converting plays to...
Seattle Seahawks embrace digital future with tablet-based playbooks

Snapchat Now Boasts More Than 150 Million Photos Taken Daily

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Snapchat, the wildly popular messaging service which lets users send self-deleting photos to one another, has exploded in volume over the past few months, now moving upwards of 150 million photos through the service on a daily basis. That’s a 3x increase in just four months, founder Evan Spiegel said...
Snapchat Now Boasts More Than 150 Million Photos Taken Daily

The language of Twitter: the rise of MFL teachers online

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Since spotting Twitter's power for connecting subject specialists, Joe Dale has been an ambassador of social networking. Here, he describes Twitter's impact on the MFL teaching communityEver since I was first inspired by the power of technology for enhancing language learning, I've been passionate about connecting with similar enthusiastic educators....
The language of Twitter: the rise of MFL teachers online
BitTorrent launches SoShare beta, lets users send files up to 1TB in size
Minneapolis police pushing for more license plate data privacy

Hacking Happiness: How Big Data Can Make The World More Joyful

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Sure, big data technology can read every tweet ever tweeted. It can search and organize boundless volumes of books. It can even help keep track of sports statistics that were previously unrecordable. But now it can make the world a happier place. John C. Havens, founder of the H(app)athon Project,...
Hacking Happiness: How Big Data Can Make The World More Joyful
ActiveState buys Appsecute for its social devops smarts

Tesla Further Responds To Battery Claims, Calls The “Bricking” Report An Unfounded Rumor

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A single blogger recently relayed comments made by a single Tesla service tech who reportedly knew of five Teslas that were “bricked” by owners who left them off the charger too long. This single unverified report spread like wildfire across the blogosphere. Tesla came out and acknowledged that it was...
Tesla Further Responds To Battery Claims, Calls The “Bricking” Report An Unfounded Rumor
Record-breaking Christmas week: 50M iOS and Android devices activated, 1.76B apps downloaded

90 Days of Killing Cyberlockers: 50 Dead, More Than 500 Injured

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During the summer, adult industry businessman Robert King embarked on an extremely aggressive anti-piracy project. Known online as AdultKing, the Australian-born 45-year-old said he would make it his mission to damage or destroy what he described as “the bad players” in the cyberlocker market. “What I hope to achieve is...
90 Days of Killing Cyberlockers: 50 Dead, More Than 500 Injured

10 Million People Play This Game Every Day

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OMGPOP's Draw Something app, which is less than two months old, just blew past Zynga's Words With Friends to become the most-played game on a daily basis, according to AppData. As with all explosively popular apps, expect one of two things to happen: a larger social gaming company (we're...
10 Million People Play This Game Every Day
This Survey Says Tumblr Is a Ghost Town For Brands (YHOO)

TNW supports the Declaration of Internet Freedom. You should too

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There are lots of calls to action across the Internet that we, both individually and as a company, can choose to support. We get emails about them almost on a daily basis. So when the Declaration of Internet Freedom came across our desk today, we were pleasantly surprised to see that it...
TNW supports the Declaration of Internet Freedom. You should too

Life-bearing Earth meteorites could litter the galaxy

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It’s been said that Earth exists in a massive cosmic shooting gallery as bits of ice and rock fly past the planet on a daily basis. Small asteroids are hitting the planet at all times, but on occasion, something considerably larger lines up a shot and Earth has a bad...
Life-bearing Earth meteorites could litter the galaxy
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