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Loopc.am Stops Being A Gimmick And Starts Getting Funding

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Loopc.am has lately become a little bit of a craze amongst some iPhone users I know. Frankly, at first it seemed like something of a gimmick. Recording and sharing short gif-based videoclips called loops seemed like a temporary blip. I mean, why not just do a video and upload it...
Loopc.am Stops Being A Gimmick And Starts Getting Funding

Sarah Tavel, Who Led Bessemer’s Investment In Pinterest, Gets Down To Busines At Pinterest

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Pinterest is starting to fill up its own Pinboard… with money people. Sarah Tavel, a former VP at Bessemer Venture Partners (the same BVP that led a Series A round in Pinterest in 2011), has now joined the social startup in a business development role. The move comes about a...
Sarah Tavel, Who Led Bessemer’s Investment In Pinterest, Gets Down To Busines At Pinterest
Looking To Dominate Social Gaming In Emerging Markets, Peak Games Gobbles Up Another Studio

Facebook's Social Reader Users are Fleeing in Droves

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Social reader apps are basically the digital equivalent of inviting people to read over your shoulder, so it's good riddance to them....
Facebook's Social Reader Users are Fleeing in Droves
Facebook's social reader apps nosedive in popularity

Flickr Adds Pinterest Buttons To Photo Sharing; All Images Will Be Pinned With Attributions

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Yahoo-owned Flickr is one of the largest content sources for Pinterest, with users posting Flickr images on the pinboard sharing site in droves. But in order to Pin a Flickr photo on Pinterest, you had to use Pinterest’s own Pin button, and you couldn’t Pin photos to pinboards directly from...
Flickr Adds Pinterest Buttons To Photo Sharing; All Images Will Be Pinned With Attributions

Nokia Air promo surfaces, teases what could have been

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In some alternate timeline, droves of Nokia fans are enjoying seamless cloud syncing on Symbian handsets. Here on Earth-One, however, we'll have to settle for watching a leaked preview of the syncing service that never was. The Nokia Air promo (after the break) promises a service that lets you...
Nokia Air promo surfaces, teases what could have been
Welcome to the post-post-PC era: A review of Microsoft’s Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Remember Jitterbug Phones For Seniors? Here’s The iPad Equivalent

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Remember Jitterbug, the big-buttoned phones for seniors that made using those confusing, new-fangled cellphone thingies so much easier to handle? Well it looks like someone has gone out and built the equivalent for the iPad. Which literally made me laugh out loud when I read the news, because the iPad...
Remember Jitterbug Phones For Seniors? Here’s The iPad Equivalent

Payments App Card Case Adds More Merchant Discovery, Social Features To iOS And Android; Becomes ‘Pay With Square’

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Square’s consumer-focused loyalty and mobile payments app Card Case, which debuted in 2011, has been pushing the envelope when it comes to the future of payments, allowing for hands-free, location-based payments, emailed receipts and more. And merchants have quietly been adopting Card Case in droves. Back in November, Square told...
Payments App Card Case Adds More Merchant Discovery, Social Features To iOS And Android; Becomes ‘Pay With Square’

BBC iPlayer booms in Australia, with a quarter of global subscribers now ‘Down Under’

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Two months after BBC Worldwide launched its global iPlayer app to 11 Western European countries in July, the app arrived in Australia, followed swiftly by Canada and then Scandinavia. The global BBC iPlayer app is a Video-on-Demand (VoD) pilot (paid) subscription service that differs from the UK version of iPlayer,...
BBC iPlayer booms in Australia, with a quarter of global subscribers now ‘Down Under’

Smart Education: How Lynda.com Hit $70M In Revenue Without A Penny From Investors

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As Ned Flanders would say, education in the U.S. is in “a dilly of a pickle.” At the risk of sounding like a broken record, the cost of education has become unsustainable. Student loan debt is over $1 trillion, unemployment remains high for the recently graduated, and non-traditional students —...
Smart Education: How Lynda.com Hit $70M In Revenue Without A Penny From Investors

Music Labels at Their Worst: Sony's Whitney Houston PR Gaffe

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As news spread on Saturday that famed singer Whitney Houston had died, millions of fans around the world did what is now customary. Well, first they tweeted about it. Then they went to one of the many sources of online music to reminisce. Whether by streaming songs from YouTube or...
Music Labels at Their Worst: Sony's Whitney Houston PR Gaffe

Gradient X Raises $3.75 Million to Unlock Mobile Advertising, Because Someone Needs To

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We’ve seen this problem coming for awhile: Mobile advertising’s promises of untold riches remain an enticing but unrealized fantasy. Users are flocking to mobile in droves, both in US and worldwide, but the ability to monetize that attention has not kept pace. As a result, there is enormous pent-up demand...
Gradient X Raises $3.75 Million to Unlock Mobile Advertising, Because Someone Needs To

RIM's 'mass exodus' finally hits: "It's not me, it's you"

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A RIM ‘mass exodus’: we knew it would happen, and we thought that customers would walk away in droves. Instead, it’s the staff who are walking out amid job cuts as high as 6,000....
RIM's 'mass exodus' finally hits: "It's not me, it's you"

Why Israel is a hotbed for flash storage innovation

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Israel is where the USB flash drive was invented and where innovative companies such as Anobit and XtremIO are drawing American companies to their shores in droves to get a piece of the intellectual property pie....
Why Israel is a hotbed for flash storage innovation

Twitter’s ecosystem passes 1.5 million apps

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In a “fun fact” released by Twitter’s API account, the company officially announced that its ecosystem has hit a massive 1.5 million apps. It’s been easy to ignore Twitter as a platform lately, as Facebook has stolen much the show with its IPO, but with this announcement it is clearer...
Twitter’s ecosystem passes 1.5 million apps
The next move for Facebook’s ad empire: real-time bidding

4G handset shipments tipped to hit 61 million in 2012 but compatibility limits customer uptake worldwide

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Worldwide shipments of 4G-compatible smartphones and tablets are tipped to reach 61 million this year, but the increase in stock at retail outlets is seeing differing levels of interest from customers across the world, according to a new report from ABI Research. With 4G beginning to gain mainstream recognition among tablet...
4G handset shipments tipped to hit 61 million in 2012 but compatibility limits customer uptake worldwide

Sergey Brin's Team Working On Secret Projects Is Much Bigger Than We Imagined (GOOG)

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Google cofounder Sergey Brin's hush-hush research and development division, code-named Google X, might be bigger than most of us imagined. According to a high-powered tech exec who has been very close to Google for the past decade, Googlers are "fleeing" to the division in droves, eager to work on something exciting and...
Sergey Brin's Team Working On Secret Projects Is Much Bigger Than We Imagined (GOOG)
Space Shuttle Discovery's 747 flight over Washington, DC documented in photos

Looks like iCloud will get some big upgrades at WWDC

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On Monday, The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple will announce it is adding new photo and video syncing services to iCloud at its June developers’ conference, something it’s heard from unnamed sources that are “familiar with the matter.” These improvements are said to include the ability to not just sync...
Looks like iCloud will get some big upgrades at WWDC

Everyone Agrees Facebook Ads Suck…And That's Great News!

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GM says Facebook ads don't work. The CEO of AdAge's "small agency of the year," VIA's John Coleman, agrees. He says Facebook ads are "some of the worst performing ads on the Web." Considering Facebook ad revenues are already decelerating, all this sounds like very bad news for Facebook's $100...
Everyone Agrees Facebook Ads Suck…And That's Great News!

Management Tips From Red Hat's Crazy Culture Every Company Should Steal (RHT)

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As the world's first and only billion-dollar fully open source company, Red Hat has a unique corporate culture. The employees collectively have more power than any one person, even the CEO. No one is more aware of this than Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst. He calls it a "meritocracy"...
Management Tips From Red Hat's Crazy Culture Every Company Should Steal (RHT)

New MacBook Pro with Retina display shipping in ’2-3 weeks’

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Apple’s updated MacBook Pro with Retina display made a huge splash at yesterday’s opening keynote for the Worldwide Developers Conference, but droves of Mac-lovers will have to wait a few weeks before they can get their eager paws on one of these divine notebooks. Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil...
New MacBook Pro with Retina display shipping in ’2-3 weeks’

Pre-orders for iPad sell out

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Pent-up demand for the next iPad has sent customers clicking the “pre-order” button on Apple’s Web site in droves. In a statement to USA Today, Apple said that customer response to the new tablet has been “off the charts” and confirmed that the pre-order devices have sold out. Read full...
Pre-orders for iPad sell out

Judge Koh denies injunction stay, keeps Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 out of stores

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Samsung may have been quick to appeal Judge Lucy Koh's decision to halt Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales, but the woman with the gavel isn't bending. According to Reuters, Judge Koh has rejected the firm's request to allow sales to continue pending a decision, keeping store shelves empty for the...
Judge Koh denies injunction stay, keeps Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 out of stores

The Government Can Use Stuff You Store Online To Investigate You Without You Knowing About It

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Just so you know: data you store in the cloud can be used against you. People don't seem to care a whole bunch about privacy when it comes to Google or Facebook tracking our movements to serve better ads. But if the government finds a reason to investigate you,...
The Government Can Use Stuff You Store Online To Investigate You Without You Knowing About It

Google Employees Are Now Happier Than Facebook Employees (GOOG, FB)

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For the first time in three years, Google employees are happier than Facebook employees. That's quite a switch from a couple years ago, when it seemed like Google employees were defecting for Facebook in droves. The stats come Glassdoor, where employees post mostly anonymous opinions of their bosses and...
Google Employees Are Now Happier Than Facebook Employees (GOOG, FB)

The Windows Mobile Marketplace is set to die on May 9th

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Hate Windows Phone? Love Windows Mobile? There must be a few of you out there, clinging to your tired UI and terrible hardware. Listen up: the show is almost over. Here’s a new fact: Microsoft is shuttering the Windows Mobile Marketplace in May, essentially cutting off oxygen to its now...
The Windows Mobile Marketplace is set to die on May 9th
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