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British Somalis: nomads no more

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Mo Farah's glorious gold medal symbolises the emergence of Britain's Somali communityFor most of my childhood in London people were confused by me. They would look at me askance and ask, "Are you Pakistani or Jamaican?" "I'm from Somalia," I would reply irritably, receiving a blank look before the inevitable...
British Somalis: nomads no more

Porn is in rude health | Gail Dines and Dana Bialer

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Contrary to what Louis Theroux claims, the internet isn't killing the porn industry – it has helped it go mainstreamThe conventional wisdom is that porn is in crisis. Decreasing profits, increased piracy and a flood of free and amateur porn on the internet are the culprits and, the story goes,...
Porn is in rude health | Gail Dines and Dana Bialer

Why Facebook Birthdays Feel So Weird

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Login and make a Facebook birthday wish! Receive a multitude of classic happy birthdays. Celebrate your existence on Earth in a truly virtual style. The oddest aspect of Facebook birthdays is the re-emergence of dormant social connections. Facebook makes it oh-so-easy to reconnect with people you may have forgotten you...
Why Facebook Birthdays Feel So Weird
Tim Cook: 'I'm not interested in being in the console business'

After being banned in Australia, Huawei plans increased 4G investment in India

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Chinese telecom firm Huawei is to increase its presence in India’s growing market and focus on 4G, after the company was barred from competing for a contract relating to Australia’s national broadband network on national security grounds. Now, according to a Business Line report, the company has set its sight on India,...
After being banned in Australia, Huawei plans increased 4G investment in India

RT @audio Read this: Responsiveness, emergence and self-organization http://ow.ly/1pfnG < it's excellent

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RT @audio Read this: Responsiveness, emergence and self-organization http://ow.ly/1pfnG < it's excellent

SaaS seeds ready to bloom

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One expected benefit from the shift to the cloud is the emergence of a refreshing new crop of innovative software suppliers....
SaaS seeds ready to bloom

China's Baidu Strikes Back Against Web-Search Upstart

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A battle is emerging between Baidu Inc. and upstart Qihoo 360 Technology Inc., underlining the high stakes in China’s growing Web-search market. Qihoo’s emergence as a real player in search just a few weeks after unveiling its search engine has rattled Baidu — long the country’s dominant search provider. Google...
China's Baidu Strikes Back Against Web-Search Upstart

Scoop: Deutsche Telekom dives into multi-cloud management with NetOptimize

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Deutsche Telekom (DT) hasn’t announced this one yet, but the German communications giant is getting into the cloud multi-sourcing business. The website for two new services is already live: they’re called NetAnalyze and NetOptimize, and the focus seems to be on content delivery. While public cloud services, including content delivery...
Scoop: Deutsche Telekom dives into multi-cloud management with NetOptimize

Switched On: Battling for the Bronze

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. More Info Windows Phone 7.8 hands-on Nokia is hooked on Windows Phone, now has to pay for it Editorial: Betting on BlackBerry (or hoping) Apple and Google, the latter riding on a Samsung partnership, continue to play...
Switched On: Battling for the Bronze

World's first cyborg says Apple, RIM will have their own Google Glass

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Steve Mann says he’s the world’s first cyborg — and that you’ll join him as one pretty soon. “It’s kind of obvious that everyone is moving along that trajectory,” Mann told The New York Times in an interview published on Tuesday. According to Mann, it won’t be long until...
World's first cyborg says Apple, RIM will have their own Google Glass

EU Aims to Ease Music-Licensing Rules

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The European Commission laid out plans to modernize the music-licensing industry, which has struggled to adapt to the emergence of online stores and music-download services....
EU Aims to Ease Music-Licensing Rules

Softbank posts profits on iPhone sales, fends off rivals

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The iPhone continues to be the key for growth and profits with cellphone carriers in Japan, as third-ranked provider Softbank Corporation posted a 65.4 percent increase in profits for its fiscal year, which ended in March. The company credited growing subscriber numbers and iPhone 4S demand as factors, despite the...
Softbank posts profits on iPhone sales, fends off rivals
Can a 'Spotify for books' really work?

TradeShift Launches To Disrupt The Financial System – And Morten Lund Is Advising It

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One of the most potentially disruptive startups of the last ten years is emerging into the light this week. And I honestly don’t say that lightly. Christian Lanng, a former builder of deep e-commerce and security services for the Danish government is co-founder of TradeShift along with a very hard-core...
TradeShift Launches To Disrupt The Financial System – And Morten Lund Is Advising It

Can The Future Be Perfect? It Can Certainly Be Better

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The post Can The Future Be Perfect? It Can Certainly Be Better appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.As my 2011 review of his Where Good Ideas Come From: A Natural History of Innovation proves, I am a Steven Johnson fan. So it was with relish that I settled in to read his...
Can The Future Be Perfect? It Can Certainly Be Better

Smartphones set to become the fastest spreading technology in human history

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It probably doesn’t come as a surprise, but it’s always nice to see it plotted on a graph: Smartphones might just be the fastest-spreading technology in human history. The only technologies that come close is the adoption of television between 1950 and 1953, and the recent emergence (and rapid growth)...
Smartphones set to become the fastest spreading technology in human history

As Developers Seek More Interactivity, PubNub Raises $4.5M For Its In-App Messaging Solution

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With the world of apps no longer in its early days, we are starting to see the emergence of a lot more services that give developers more sophisticated ways of interacting with users, and monetizing what they create. One of the more popular has been the rise of real-time messaging...
As Developers Seek More Interactivity, PubNub Raises $4.5M For Its In-App Messaging Solution

Little “Want” Button Code Forshadows Big Things For Facebook Ecommerce

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Last week, developer Tom Waddington uncovered Facebook code that pointed to the creation of a “Want” button — a plugin that potentially points to a new kind of commercial innovation being developed by Facebook itself, different from “want” buttons already being developed by third parties (one example here), and partially...
Little “Want” Button Code Forshadows Big Things For Facebook Ecommerce

The battle for your mobile photos and the image brokers trying to get you paid

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By now through mainstream and alternative news organisations, most of us are accustomed to seeing user-generated content (UGC) images or photographs that have been taken by non-professional photographers, often created with a mobile phone. Along with the emergence of this source of video and stills photography is the rise of...
The battle for your mobile photos and the image brokers trying to get you paid

Andrew Mason: Groupon To Begin Offering Deal Personalization Abroad Later This Quarter

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At the Goldman Sachs Internet and Technology Conference in San Francisco Thursday, Groupon Founder and CEO Andrew Mason took to the stage to talk about the daily deal behemoth’s newly-minted position as a public company, its roller coaster ride both leading up to and since its IPO, as well as...
Andrew Mason: Groupon To Begin Offering Deal Personalization Abroad Later This Quarter

Looks Like Pinterest, Takes On Evernote: Clipboard Launches Its Web Clipping Service To All

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At first glance, you might mistake Clipboard, the impressively-backed web clipping service, for yet another Pinterest clone. But any similarities are only skin deep. Clipboard’s real rivals are things like Evernote’s web clipper, SpringPad, Delicious, Dropbox and Microsoft’s OneNote. That’s because, explains Clipboard CEO Gary Flake, Pinterest is about expressing...
Looks Like Pinterest, Takes On Evernote: Clipboard Launches Its Web Clipping Service To All

Yes, it does!

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A few weeks ago, Adrian used this space to introduce music application developers to the next generation of our Scrobbling APIs and ask the question “But does it scrobble?”. Meanwhile, Stefan has been spotted at SXSW and around Last.HQ wearing this t-shirt: Why the recent fuss over our favourite neologism?...
Yes, it does!

Kodak files Chapter 11 emergence plan, cancelling existing shares

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Eastman Kodak has filed its latest plan to exit from Chapter 11 bankruptcy that gives ownership of the venerable company to unsecured creditors and bond holders. Second-lien note holders will receive 85 percent of common stock in the company, worth nearly $374.85 million. Unsecured creditors will be awarded the remaining...
Kodak files Chapter 11 emergence plan, cancelling existing shares

Here's Something Novel: A Carrier that Thinks International Roaming Fees Are Too High

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It’s rare to hear a telecommunications provider admit that the industry has been charging too much, but that’s just what Telefonica Germany CEO Rene Schuster did on Wednesday. Photo Credit: Michael Wagner/(c) FocusOnWagner.de “Let me be one of the first industry executives to hold up my hand and say the...
Here's Something Novel: A Carrier that Thinks International Roaming Fees Are Too High

Get your discount tickets to Vator Splash here!

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This sponsored post is produced by Vator.tv Vator is holding its next Splash event in San Francisco on the evening of Sept. 27. So save the date and register early! Use “VB15” for 15% off. Vator is now taking applications to be one of the top 10 emerging startups to present onstage and...
Get your discount tickets to Vator Splash here!

The Role of News in Blended Search – Observations & Best Practices

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We’re starting this Spring Break week off with a very rare guest post from TopRank Marketing client, Jiyan Wei. Jiyan is Director of Product Management at Vocus, Inc. where he drives product platform strategy and roadmap execution for PRWeb. I’ve presented on panels with Jiyan several times at search marketing...
The Role of News in Blended Search – Observations & Best Practices

HTC Profit Slumps on Product Delay

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HTC Corp.’s first-quarter net profit slumped 98 percent from a year earlier after sales suffered from the delayed launch of the company’s new flagship smartphone. The Taiwanese manufacturer has been struggling against the dominance of Samsung Electronics Co. and Apple Inc. in the smartphone market, as well as the emergence...
HTC Profit Slumps on Product Delay

Mobile-Loco: The future of the mobile location revolution

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This sponsored post is produced by Mobile-Loco. Mobile-Loco is a tour-de-force across Social, Local and Mobile market forces, technologies and solutions.  Learn from real-world successes and failures how to deconstruct the buzz words, hype and jargon, to get at the real drivers of customer behavior in today’s mobile, super-connected...
Mobile-Loco: The future of the mobile location revolution

The HTC Evo One smartphone is so big and powerful they gave it a kickstand

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The emergence of tablet computers has companies pushing the boundaries of acceptable size when it comes to smartphones. I got a sneak peek at the HTC Evo One today and the phone, with a  4.7 inch screen, actually has a kickstand attached so you can prop it up on your desk...
The HTC Evo One smartphone is so big and powerful they gave it a kickstand
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