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LinkedIn Announces Acquisition Of News Aggregator Pulse For $90 Million

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Can InPulse find that gap in the market provided by the shuttering of Google Reader? LinkedIn has finalised its sale with Pulse, it announced yesterday. The social network for networkers paid $90 million for the news aggregator, around $10 million less than was originally thought. Deep Nishar, LinkedIn's SVP...
LinkedIn Announces Acquisition Of News Aggregator Pulse For $90 Million

Microsoft Reveals Strategy Turning Towards Entertainment And Content

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All work and no play makes Mic a dull boy. If you still see Microsoft mainly as a firm to do business with, think again. As well as its foray into hardware, the software giant has been busy boosting its power in the entertainment and content world. Ahead of...
Microsoft Reveals Strategy Turning Towards Entertainment And Content

The New Foursquare Is Just A Twist On The Same Old Strategy

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This is a news note from Business Insider Intelligence, a new research and analysis service focused on the mobile and Internet businesses. Sign up for a free trial here. Foursquare recently unveiled the "New Foursquare", the latest version of its product.  You may have heard that it was a radical...
The New Foursquare Is Just A Twist On The Same Old Strategy
'Star Wars Rebels' is Lucasfilm's first animated series under Disney, coming fall 2014

TecTom Chatfield celebrates the linguistic diversity of the digital world

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In this week's edition of Tech Weekly, Aleks Krotoski talks to author Tom Chatfield about his new book Netyemology, an exploration into the role of the internet in reshaping and accelerating the creation of words and forms of language.And never judge a laptop by its cover, as Google releases its...
TecTom Chatfield celebrates the linguistic diversity of the digital world
SMS Turns 20, Marches Towards Irrelevance

Penguin merger with Random House speaks volumes about book industry

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Concerns over Amazon's power underlie plan to create £2.6bn super-publisher - yet industry is relatively healthyFear of Amazon may not yet be a phrase in the dictionary, but it is the sentiment that underlies the proposed merger between Random House and Penguin, to create a super-publisher with worldwide revenues of...
Penguin merger with Random House speaks volumes about book industry

Happy 2nd Birthday Windows Phone 7: This Is Your Life

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Windows Phone 7, Microsoft’s big return to the smartphone stage after Windows Mobile’s gradual decline and demise, turns two today, according to a tweet by Joel Belfiore, Microsoft’s head of Windows Phone product definition and design. So I thought it would be fitting to take a look back at Windows...
Happy 2nd Birthday Windows Phone 7: This Is Your Life

The Gradual Demise of Social Media Marketing @louisgray

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The Gradual Demise of Social Media Marketing @louisgray

Google's Evil Plan

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Google’s evil plan is simple and not so evil. Don’t Be Evil Any successful company is going to draw criticism. Google probably gets more of it than others because of their ‘Don’t Be Evil’ motto. Algorithm changes shuffle branded sites higher and people shout ‘evil!’ Google begins to disintermediate certain...
Google's Evil Plan

New York Times paywall revenue will keep growing

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Traders who sold off NYT stock due to the global advertising slide are wrong - its circulation income will continue to increaseAt the NYT Company, in 10 years, the share of quarterly revenue attributed to circulation grew from less than 30% to more than half today... The stock market brutally punished...
New York Times paywall revenue will keep growing

Oracle to stop patching Java 6 in February 2013

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Java 6 will be retired from security support in less than two months, and users and businesses should prepare now for its demise, experts said today....
Oracle to stop patching Java 6 in February 2013

ABC Now Hiring “Perma-lancers”

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By Jerry Del Colliano(With my son, Jerry)Perhaps you’ve noticed the latest trend not only in the American workplace but in the media industry.Part-timers.Part-time workers to save radio operators money on paying benefits and other expenses that are usually customary to a fully employed work force.You’ll see a lot of part-time...
ABC Now Hiring “Perma-lancers”

Google Now may actually be the iGoogle replacement you've been waiting for

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After the demise of iGoogle, most users were left with an Internet landing page of frequently visited websites and applications or add-ons from their browser of choice. But it's possible that Google has something else in the works—something that will integrate Android's powerful, contextually aware Google Now with the...
Google Now may actually be the iGoogle replacement you've been waiting for
Building for the Internet of things (and the demise of the client-server model)

PharmaGossip: "The demise of science in pharmaceutical companies."

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PharmaGossip: "The demise of science in pharmaceutical companies."
Plenty of questions, few answers surface about early Windows 8 sales

ThinkFlood closes shop, brings RedEye universal remote down with it

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Fans of ThinkFlood might want to shed a few tears today, as the company has just announced it's closing its doors. As a reminder, ThinkFlood was responsible for the RedEye universal remote control system that allowed any smartphone or web-connected device to control everything from a home theatre to...
ThinkFlood closes shop, brings RedEye universal remote down with it

SimCity: The new game you can't play

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The launch of SimCity is off to a terrible start, BlackBerry Z10 might go on sale March 22, and it's time to find replacement apps before TweetDeck's demise. [Read more]...
SimCity: The new game you can't play

This week at Microsoft: Windows 8, Outlook.com, and Metro's demise

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Happy Friday, dear friends. As we do every week, this post is a short look back at TNW’s coverage of Microsoft’s last seven days. Often, the post is light, as the Redmond-based software giant may have had a quiet week. Not this time. That in mind, and as always, check...
This week at Microsoft: Windows 8, Outlook.com, and Metro's demise

★ Why 'The Daily' Failed

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Jeff Sonderman, writing for Poynter: With the benefit of hindsight, there seem to be at least two other major lessons from The Daily’s failure: Audience clarity. It was difficult to grasp who exactly was the intended audience of The Daily. It excelled at interactive elements and visual appeal, but the...
★ Why 'The Daily' Failed

Google Reader is dead

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Google is cleaning house. On Wednesday the company announced plans to purge Google Reader, Google Cloud Connect, CalDAV API, Snapseed's desktop versions for Mac and Windows, and a handful of other products and services as part of an effort to focus on its core products. Google Reader will shutter July...
Google Reader is dead
The outrage and sadness of Google Reader's demise

Tr.im And The Small App Problem

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Tr.im, perhaps the loudest of the small URL shortens has stopped shorting URLs today, at long last.We all recall their history of screaming bloody murder when Twitter picked Bit.ly as heir apparent to the venerable TinyURL, their attempted self sale, their open source fling, and now their demise. Rollicking tale.But it raises...
Tr.im And The Small App Problem
Science fiction and fantasy when the awesome has become ordinary

The Last Remnant Of The Borders Brand Is Finally Going To Be Killed Off For Good

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The fall of Borders bookstores occurred last year when the chain closed its stores and liquidated its assets.  Yet, the Borders brand strives on -- sort of. The Borders e-book franchise survived, having been bought by Pearson Group Australia, which ran the site still branded as Borders online at...
The Last Remnant Of The Borders Brand Is Finally Going To Be Killed Off For Good

New Blog Post: Video: The Gradual Demise of Social Media Marketing and Experts http://goo.gl/fb/ekmfp

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New Blog Post: Video: The Gradual Demise of Social Media Marketing and Experts http://goo.gl/fb/ekmfp

Google Reader Is Dead, Long Live These Alternatives, Which May Include Digg

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See you later, aggregator. Have your hot, salty tears yet dried following the news that Google is to send Google Reader off to that dusty news feed in the sky? (Last day at work is July 1, so put that date in your diary and remember to bake a...
Google Reader Is Dead, Long Live These Alternatives, Which May Include Digg

Worried about the end of the world? TNW built an app to help you track the fall of humanity

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It’s hack day at TNW’s Amsterdam headquarters, and our lovely team has put together a neat little application for tracking the coming end of the world. Sadly, Douglas Adams and his famed restaurant appear to not be real after all. Called ‘IsEveryoneAlive,’ the app tracks tweets from around the world,...
Worried about the end of the world? TNW built an app to help you track the fall of humanity

Paula, Nicole & Steve Out At 'The X Factor'

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UPDATE 3: Although Fox has still not had an official comment, Paula Abdul has now confirmed her departure from "X Factor." Her statement: "Yes, it's true; I won't be returning to The X Factor next season. I've learned through my longevity in this industry that business decisions often times override...
Paula, Nicole & Steve Out At 'The X Factor'
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