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Millennial Media Shares Pop 100 Percent In First Trade; Valued At Nearly $2B

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Mobile ad network Millennial Media just debuted on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “MM,” and saw shares pop 97 percent in the first trade of $25. The company initially priced its IPO at $13 per share last night, after increasing the range on Tuesday. At $25 per...
Millennial Media Shares Pop 100 Percent In First Trade; Valued At Nearly $2B

Twitter finally adds support for line breaks on the Web, poets rejoice

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I’m amazed that it took this long, but Twitter has finally added support for line breaks to the Web version of its service. Line breaks had been supported in standalone apps for a while now, so it was somewhat of an awkward omission that the website couldn’t handle them. Twitter’s...
Twitter finally adds support for line breaks on the Web, poets rejoice
Former Apple Product Manager’s Record-Breaking Trek Across The English Channel With Sir Richard Branson

Hitwise: Facebook.com Now Accounts For 1 In Every 5 Pageviews On The Web (In The U.S.)

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In case you happened to be the victim of a day-long coma yesterday, it was a very exciting day for Mark Zuckerberg, Silicon Valley, and that quaint little social network we’ve all come to know, love, and be terrified of. Facebook filed its S-1 yesterday with the clear intent to...
Hitwise: Facebook.com Now Accounts For 1 In Every 5 Pageviews On The Web (In The U.S.)

Fox and Universal titles blocked from Apple TV's iCloud, HBO is the culprit

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Another season, another reason for Cupertino to update its major product lines (hello new iPad!) and one particular hobby: Apple TV. The revamped box, now imbued with an ability to stream videos in 1080p, will allow users to download previous iTunes store purchases from the iCloud. But before you...
Fox and Universal titles blocked from Apple TV's iCloud, HBO is the culprit

Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York

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Today was an exciting day here in New York as NASA flew the Space Shuttle Enterprise over the city on its way to The Intrepid Air and Space Museum. I braved a very windy morning on the roof of my Upper West Side apartment building to see it for myself....
Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York

Kobo acquires French digital software company Aquafadas

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Toronto-based e-reading company Kobo has acquired French digital software company Aquafadas, the companies announced at the Frankfurt Book Fair on Wednesday. The terms of the acquisition were undisclosed. Aquafadas, which lets publishers create digital content across smartphones, tablets and other platforms, will work with Kobo to create magazines, comic books,...
Kobo acquires French digital software company Aquafadas

At DocuSign, Keith Krach Continues His Epic 16-Year Quest To Reinvent The Business World

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DocuSign had a big day yesterday by landing $47.5 million in funding, along with adding Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins to the board. Last year, the company added another big name when Keith Krach, the founder of Ariba, signed on as CEO. Since 2004, the e-signature company has been helping...
At DocuSign, Keith Krach Continues His Epic 16-Year Quest To Reinvent The Business World

UW president pledges to double startup production as new incubator hatches

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UW President Michael Young, along with the UW's Linden Rhoads and director of Department of Commerce Rogers Weed University of Washington President Michael Young today announced an ambitious plan to double the number of startup companies coming out of the offices, research labs and dorm rooms of the state’s largest...
UW president pledges to double startup production as new incubator hatches

Calling all geek gals: 'She's Geeky' conference kicks off Friday

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Any women out there interested in science, engineering, math, startups, biotech, gadgets, video games — basically anything geek-related — will fit right in at this weekend’s “She’s Geeky” conference. The geeky get-together, which has already made stops in San Francisco, New York City and the Twin Cities, is a non-profit...
Calling all geek gals: 'She's Geeky' conference kicks off Friday

E-reading giant Kobo buys digital publishing tech firm Aquafadas to boost rich content offering

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Kobo, famous for its range of e-readers and digital publishing platform, today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Aquafadas, to utilise the company’s digital publishing system and boost its rich media offering. This is a developing story, please refresh for updates.   The press release: TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/...
E-reading giant Kobo buys digital publishing tech firm Aquafadas to boost rich content offering
Spotify Details New Global Partnership With Coca-Cola

InComm buys digital and social gift card company Giftango in undisclosed deal

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InComm, which provides prepaid products, services and transaction technologies to retailers, brands and consumers, today announced its acquisition of digital, social and mobile gift card company Giftango. Giftango has been in the digital gift card space since its inception in 2005 and delivers the goods to email inboxes, via text...
InComm buys digital and social gift card company Giftango in undisclosed deal
We Did It, Everyone! We've Watched 1.2 Million Years of Internet Porn Since 2006

Sponsored post: PARC, MEF & Computer History Museum celebrating Ethernets' 40th

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Wednesday May 22 promises an exciting day of presentations and discussion with top network industry visionaries and pioneers including an opening keynote from Bob Metcalfe on Ethernets invention and early history. This is followed by discussions on what we can learn from the innovation process which conceived Ethernet, led by...
Sponsored post: PARC, MEF & Computer History Museum celebrating Ethernets' 40th

What's your first impression of Mountain Lion? [Poll]

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It’s an exciting day for Apple nerds everywhere, the new OS, Mountain Lion, is available. There have been some hiccups for some when it comes to actually downloading it, but many are already breezing through it with mouse gestures of joy. We’d love it if you took this poll so...
What's your first impression of Mountain Lion? [Poll]

LIVE: News Corp. Explains Its Big Split

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News Corp. has officially announced its impending divorce from itself. Now some of its executives will field a few questions from investors (but not reporters). I’ll be live-blogging at least part of the proceedings below: Good morning. We’re live. Here’s Rupert: “Today’s a very exciting day for News Corp. And...
LIVE: News Corp. Explains Its Big Split

Are Webmasters Using Canonical URL Tags, Nofollows? The Latest Linkscape Update Has the Data

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Posted by randfishIt's an exciting day at SEOmoz - Linkscape's index has updated with fresh data crawled in the past 30 days. This update also gives us a chance to show off lots of interesting data points around the web's usage of search-specific tags and directives. Let's dive in! The Canonical...
Are Webmasters Using Canonical URL Tags, Nofollows? The Latest Linkscape Update Has the Data

Soaring into the cloud

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Nearly 400 IT executives joined us last week for a discussion on the future of enterprise IT at Atmosphere, our first cloud computing summit at the Googleplex. It was an exciting day of conversation and debate about the power of the cloud. If you’re interested in seeing it for yourself,...
Soaring into the cloud

Twitter promotes Adam Messinger to CTO as it marches toward IPO

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Twitter has promoted Adam Messinger from vice president of application development to its new Chief Technology Officer, as the company continues to put the pieces in place for an IPO. The change, which was appropriately revealed on Messinger’s Twitter account and first noticed by AllThingsD, follows another C-level executive shuffle...
Twitter promotes Adam Messinger to CTO as it marches toward IPO
The Vergecast Special Edition: we're live immediately after Apple's iPhone 5 event
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