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Google Offers app for iOS arrives in App Store

Replaceable

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Chris Saad is onto something, he says "Open is not enough, time to raise the bar: Interoperable." But I think the idea that Chris is really searching for is Replaceable. Think of it this way. There is no root to the web. There is no home page. No place you...
Replaceable

Ebook Bestsellers: A newspaper's longform experiment pays off

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In the Footsteps of Little Crow by Curt Brown (Minneapolis Star-Tribune) It’s the oldest story in Minnesota, Curt Brown says: The U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. The U.S. Government hanged 38 Dakota Warriors and it remains the largest mass execution in United States history. For years it was “swept under the rug,” Brown...
Ebook Bestsellers: A newspaper's longform experiment pays off

Foodspotting redesigns its site with a fresh and minimalist new look that emphasizes discovery

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Foodspotting, a discovery app for deciding where to eat, has just redesigned its website, following last February’s app redesign and relaunch. The new site ditches the veneer for a more minimalist look that emphasizes just two things: finding and sharing great dishes. In case you’re not familiar with Foodspotting, focusing...
Foodspotting redesigns its site with a fresh and minimalist new look that emphasizes discovery

Proposed jury instructions show that Apple has Samsung on the run

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We're only two weeks ago from the Apple v. Samsung trial in San Jose. On Friday afternoon, Apple and Samsung filed the boilerplate jury instructions they could agree on, and in the evening, they made a 361-page filing to present those instructions they cannot agree on, along with each party's...
Proposed jury instructions show that Apple has Samsung on the run
Microsoft embraces git with new TFS support, Visual Studio integration

Apple Spent A Reported $50 Million To Improve The App Store. Is It Any Better?

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Seven months after being gobbled up by Apple, mobile app discovery engine Chomp is no more. Having integrated its guts into the App Store in iOS 6, Apple shuttered its acquisition's legacy website and mobile apps earlier this week. Here's how the facelift has changed iOS app discovery. The App Store...
Apple Spent A Reported $50 Million To Improve The App Store. Is It Any Better?
Going Google: Can’t We All Just Get Along?
DeNA brings North American Mobage hit Rage of Bahamut to iOS

EU Commission Wants More Copyright Licensing, But Not Creative Commons Or Fair Use

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While there's no doubt that copyright licensing is a mess that is often holding back key innovations online, it's a bit worrisome to hear about how the EU Commission is exploring the issue. It has set up a "Licenses for Europe" campaign, but designed in a way that locks in...
EU Commission Wants More Copyright Licensing, But Not Creative Commons Or Fair Use
Good Deal: Get $20 off Nook Simple Touch and Nook Color when paying with MasterCard

Later this year, Google will put Google Apps accounts on an equal footing with regular Google Accounts: http://goo.gl/I2qw

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Later this year, Google will put Google Apps accounts on an equal footing with regular Google Accounts: http://goo.gl/I2qw

Yahoo! And Tumblr: It's About Display, Streams & Native at Scale

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The post Yahoo! And Tumblr: It’s About Display, Streams & Native at Scale appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.The world is atwitter about Tumblr’s big exit to Yahoo!, and from what I can tell it seems this one is going to really happen (ATD is covering it well).   There are...
Yahoo! And Tumblr: It's About Display, Streams & Native at Scale
The App Store's 50B Downloads Vs. Google Play's 48B: Android Closes The Gap

The Batting Order Of Collaboration

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With baseball season having just officially started, you're probably thinking about what lineup your favorite team will set this year to perform best. The scrappy, quick-thinker should lead off. The heavy-hitting influencers take the plate mid-way through. The finishers are positioned at the end to cap off our efforts. But...
The Batting Order Of Collaboration

Walmart's Evolution From Big Box Giant To E-Commerce Innovator

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Jeremy King was ignoring the largest retailer in the world. For a month, he'd been getting calls from a Walmart recruiter. King was used to being wooed, since he was well known in Silicon Valley as an engineer who built key parts of eBay's infrastructure. The calls kept coming. Finally,...
Walmart's Evolution From Big Box Giant To E-Commerce Innovator

The best MMOs of 2012

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Want proof that the massively multiplayer online (MMO) game industry is in a state of extreme flux? Look no further than ostensible World of WarCraft-challenger Star Wars: The Old Republic, which lasted all of seven months before going free-to-play. The times are certainly changing. Profound disruption, however, can have...
The best MMOs of 2012

Sonos for iOS adds direct device streaming, takes PCs out of the equation (hands-on)

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Sonos has been steadily reducing our dependency on the computer as the cornerstone of its multi-room audio system, but there's been one link left to cut: local music. Outside of an AirPlay workaround, a PC of some sort has always had to stay awake to stream a personal collection....
Sonos for iOS adds direct device streaming, takes PCs out of the equation (hands-on)
Microchips | Intel and ARM Begin Server War on Equal Footing

★ Mobile Multitasking

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Daniel Eran Dilger at Apple Insider: Other platforms have enabled multitasking by simply allowing any number of apps to run. This results in a mess for users because it’s up to them to manage which apps are running out of control or needlessly chewing up resources in the background. Android...
★ Mobile Multitasking
How Microsoft's Terms of Service changes impact your rights

BlackBtrry Water Game hands-on

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This has been a year of fundamental changes for BlackBerry; shifts in the company's core, beginning with a change in name from Research in Motion to the far less cumbersome -- and more familiar -- BlackBerry. The change to BlackBerry also brought the introduction of BB 10, a more...
BlackBtrry Water Game hands-on
New Sony online store offers remote downloads to PlayStation and mobile devices
Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition review: Flawed, but still classic

Twitter’s Landscaping Problem

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Twitter. On the surface, it’s another year, another bitch session. Developers are up in arms! Everyone is threatening to leave! Or, at least, hundreds of people! There’s talk of open source competitors! It’s over! Maybe! We’ve seen the same basic story repeated so many times over the years that I’ve...
Twitter’s Landscaping Problem

Less banhammer, more gaming fun down under as Australia OKs R18+ game rating

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Looks like folks from the land down under will be able to enjoy more of those upcoming titles featured recently at E3 2012. Australian gamers can now yell a collective "Get over here!" at more mature video gaming fare after the country's Parliament passed a new law to create...
Less banhammer, more gaming fun down under as Australia OKs R18+ game rating

SiriusXM for Android update brings On Demand and offline listening

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If you're an Android-toting SiriusXM fan, you've probably spent the last month wondering when your smartphone would get the newfound flexibility to tune in beyond live radio. As of Sirius XM's version 2.2 update, Android is back on equal footing. The upgrade supplies On Demand streaming, both for catch-up...
SiriusXM for Android update brings On Demand and offline listening

Dropbox 2.0 launches for iOS with new Photos tab and a streamlined UI

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Most of us would call the Dropbox mobile app very utilitarian, built for browsing files and not much else. It's becoming more of a media viewer in its own right with its just-arrived Dropbox 2.0 for iOS users. The cloud storage service gains a dedicated Photos tab that takes...
Dropbox 2.0 launches for iOS with new Photos tab and a streamlined UI

Amazon Kindle 3.5 for iOS adds X-ray for extra-detailed searches

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Amazon has made a big selling point of X-ray for Kindle books -- but, not surprisingly, for its own platforms first. iOS readers can reclaim some equal footing today now that a Kindle 3.5 update is bringing X-ray to their devices. The addition lets iPad and iPhone bookworms see...
Amazon Kindle 3.5 for iOS adds X-ray for extra-detailed searches
How a cardboard box saves babies' lives in Finland
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