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Big Years for Instagram and Pinterest Bust Up the Social Networking Charts

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Where the world market for social networks might have seemed boringly static a year ago, much has changed since then. Specifically, some relatively young sites are making a serious dent, according to some research and analysis by Experian Marketing Services. Pinterest is now the third most-visited social network, Google+ is...
Big Years for Instagram and Pinterest Bust Up the Social Networking Charts
2013 will separate the strong from weak in mobile commerce

After 2 Months Of Squatting At AOL, Eric Simons Launches Claco, The "Github For Teachers"

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If you happened to pass through AOL’s offices in Palo Alto last November or December, you might have had your first run-in with the elusive creature “founder squatter.” Say what? Following in the grand boot-strapping, couch-surfing tradition, last winter, Eric Simons spent two months squatting at AOL’s office, sleeping on...
After 2 Months Of Squatting At AOL, Eric Simons Launches Claco, The "Github For Teachers"

What The Future Of Advertising On Google Glass Might Look Like

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Early trials of Google Glass are earning some serious hype. Tech bloggers are almost panting with excitement. Ad agencies are "literally begging to get a pair." Google got so many submissions for the Glass Explorer program, in which early adopters could pay $1,500 for the chance to test out a...
What The Future Of Advertising On Google Glass Might Look Like

Boxee's New Virtual DVR Streaming Device Launches Today For $99 (WMT)

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Boxee will launch its new $99 TV in Walmart stores and online starting today. The new Boxee TV builds on the last generation, adding a DVR in the cloud service that lets you record live TV on Boxee's servers for $15 per month. But early adopters will get three free...
Boxee's New Virtual DVR Streaming Device Launches Today For $99 (WMT)
Early 64-bit MacBook Pros, Airs get shafted on OS X Mountain Lion upgrade

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

AT&T Expands FaceTime Support To Those With Tiered Data Plans & LTE-Capable Devices

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Last month, open Internet advocacy groups threatened to file complaint against AT&T with the Federal Communications Commission due to AT&T’s decision to limit the use of Apple’s FaceTime video calling application. AT&T said that users wouldn’t be able to use FaceTime over its cellular network, unless they were also on the...
AT&T Expands FaceTime Support To Those With Tiered Data Plans & LTE-Capable Devices

Windows Phone 7 users may soon get a cosmetic update

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The long-awaited update to Windows Phone 7 appears to be close to a prime time rollout. The upgrade won't have many of the fancy features of the latest version of Microsoft's mobile operating system, Windows Phone 8, but it offers a revamped user interface that give it the cosmetics...
Windows Phone 7 users may soon get a cosmetic update
Europe warms to OpenStack
Anyone Who Believes In "Mobile First" Needs To Look At This Photo

The iPhone 5 Is Destroying Samsung's Galaxy S III Where It Matters--In Web Traffic (AAPL)

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In just three short weeks, Apple's iPhone 5 has surpassed Samsung's three-month-old Galaxy S III in Web traffic volume, according to data-analytics firm Chitika. The surprising result suggests that Apple smartphone users spend far more time surfing the Web than do users of Samsung's smartphone, which runs on Google's Android software....
The iPhone 5 Is Destroying Samsung's Galaxy S III Where It Matters--In Web Traffic (AAPL)
Sony's 84-inch LED TV with 4K resolution costs $24,999, ships in November
Moving to digital-first is great, Disney - now go kill DVDs

Urban Airship launches its guide to ‘Good Push’ and plots move to London

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At the Open Mobile Summit yesterday, Scott Kveton, CEO and co-founder of Urban Airship explained to the audience how to give ‘Good Push’. The firm is known for enabling developers to use push notifications and in app payments and Kveton was spreading the word about this function as well as...
Urban Airship launches its guide to ‘Good Push’ and plots move to London

Google takes signups for Galaxy Nexus on Sprint

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Google has posted a signup page for the Sprint version of the Galaxy Nexus. Potential early adopters can get information about when the Android 4.0 phone hits the carrier and also might get news of "Nexus products, services, and features." Those who put in a ZIP code can get locations...
Google takes signups for Galaxy Nexus on Sprint

Amazon adds Windows Phone 8 support to Kindle app, keeps the Live Tiles going

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Amazon's been doing a pretty decent job at blanketing those Android and iOS Kindle applications with the latest and greatest, but the same couldn't exactly be said about its Windows Phone counterpart. Today there's great news for users of Redmond's mobile OS, however, as the Fire maker has announced...
Amazon adds Windows Phone 8 support to Kindle app, keeps the Live Tiles going

TestFlight leaves private Android beta, lets devs test their own beta apps

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After just shy of two months in private beta, TestFlight's now ready to welcome any devs wanting to upload apps and put them through their paces. As mentioned when it first appeared, the Android version (which bridges the app gap with an identical iOS iteration) includes app management, tracking...
TestFlight leaves private Android beta, lets devs test their own beta apps

Is Windows 8 Already In Trouble? Survey Says Most Win 8 Users Prefer Win 7

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Are even early adopters of Windows 8 reluctant to fully commit to the new operating system? A growing undercurrent of grumbling may indicate that that's the case. According to a survey by Hong Kong-based ForumsWindows8.com, more than 53% of the site's users prefer Windows 7 over Windows 8. Only 25%...
Is Windows 8 Already In Trouble? Survey Says Most Win 8 Users Prefer Win 7

How Journalists Are Using Google+

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Google's still-young social network is largely the territory of early adopters and tech enthusiasts, but that hasn't stopped journalists from experimenting with it. (This is part three in a four-part series on how journalists are using social networks beyond Facebook and Twitter.)  Google+ makes a convenient distribution channel for content,...
How Journalists Are Using Google+

Apple's iPad camera adapter supports USB audio, keyboards

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Early adopters of Apple's Pad's Camera Connection Kit have discovered that the accessory can be used to connect a number of USB devices to the tablet device in addition to cameras....
Apple's iPad camera adapter supports USB audio, keyboards
Dennis Crowley's favorite thing about NYC tech? The Muggles are here

Here's Why People Are Backing App.net

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With seven days to go, App.net - the ad-free Twitter-like service that lets users control their own data - is 36% of the way to its funding goal. This weekend it opened the first basic, browser-based version of the member-funded messaging service for its backers to try out. ReadWriteWeb asked...
Here's Why People Are Backing App.net

Here's Another Fast-Growing Social Network: Goodreads

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Goodreads is a social reading site that's easily pusing 20 million unique visitors per month. It's not talked about in the same way as the über-addictive social networking darling du jour, Pinterest, where users come, pin and leave. There are other, far more intriguing reasons why Goodreads is quietly...
Here's Another Fast-Growing Social Network: Goodreads

New York City's Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot On Bringing Innovation Into Government [TCTV]

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[tc_5min code="517695770"] City governments here in the United States aren’t typically known as early adopters of the latest in technology and innovation — that means that New York City’s first-ever Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot has a pretty big job on her hands. So it was great to have the...
New York City's Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot On Bringing Innovation Into Government [TCTV]

This documentary on crowdfunding is seeking financing through, yup, crowdfunding

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“Capital C. How the crowd liberates itself” is a new documentary in the works about how crowdfunding is “no longer the nerdy pipe dream of a bunch of Internet geeks”. So naturally the project is on Kickstarter. The basis of the film is how crowdfunding has grown from a source...
This documentary on crowdfunding is seeking financing through, yup, crowdfunding

Microsoft has its own Project Glass - augmented reality glasses/wearable computer combo

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Microsoft has it’s own Project Glass cooking in the R&D labs. It’s an augmented reality glasses/heads-up display, that should supply you with various bits of trivia while you are watching a live event, e.g. baseball game. The device was made public via Microsoft’s patent application published today. Microsoft is taking...
Microsoft has its own Project Glass - augmented reality glasses/wearable computer combo

Barnes & Noble Nook with GlowLight pre-orders shipping now, in-store availability 'limited' due to demand

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Early adopters of Barnes & Noble's new Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight, are getting an unexpected surprise this week: we'd heard the device would be available in "early May," but the company let us know it's started shipping units early to some customers who pre-ordered the device. Thanks to...
Barnes & Noble Nook with GlowLight pre-orders shipping now, in-store availability 'limited' due to demand

Google smoothes the road to Google Apps with Microsoft Exchange migration

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Over the past year or so, Google has been improving Google Apps to make it easier for businesses to switch from their current technology to the company’s package of online office software. Today it’s announcing another feature in this vein — the ability to easily migrate email, contact, and calendar...
Google smoothes the road to Google Apps with Microsoft Exchange migration

Dragonplay lands $14M in funding from top grossing Android app, looks to M&A for casino genre growth

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Live Holdem Poker Pro developer Dragonplay announced a $14 million first round of funding today led by Accel Partners. The money will go toward acquiring smaller developers to work on more card, board game and slot titles for Android, iOS and Facebook. Dragonplay’s Live Holdem Poker Pro is currently the...
Dragonplay lands $14M in funding from top grossing Android app, looks to M&A for casino genre growth
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