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Windows 8 boots 'too quickly' to be interrupted, Microsoft adding a new 'boot options' menu

Skip Tunes is an elegant, graphical alternative for skipping between music tracks

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When you’re heads-down and working hard on something, you might have some music playing on your computer. When that happens, you don’t necessarily want to stop what you’re doing and switch to the app that’s playing the music just to skip tracks. Mac users known that you can simply tap...
Skip Tunes is an elegant, graphical alternative for skipping between music tracks

After going Facebook-only for registration, VEVO sees increase of 200% in daily signups

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Facebook published some interesting numbers and facts about the growth that certain partners have had since adopting the Open Graph platform that the social network launched late last year at f8. One of the most interesting factoids that we’ve seen is the success that music video site VEVO has had...
After going Facebook-only for registration, VEVO sees increase of 200% in daily signups

Microsoft details Windows 8's pre-boot world, helps you skip the F8 F8 F8 routine

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Microsoft has been going into very exacting detail as to how Windows 8 works, but one area it hasn't explored much is what happens before you even see the Start screen. As user experience manager Chris Clark notes, the days of mashing F8 repeatedly to reach a pre-boot configuration...
Microsoft details Windows 8's pre-boot world, helps you skip the F8 F8 F8 routine

New Facebook Timeline apps roll out at #TNW2012: Le Monde, Canal+, JustGiving and more

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Christian Hernandez is Director of Platform Partnerships at Facebook, and he took to the stage at The Next Web Conference in Amsterdam today, to talk us through local and global social connections, and how global brands are leveraging the so-called “viral loop” through the open graph. “900 million is the...
New Facebook Timeline apps roll out at #TNW2012: Le Monde, Canal+, JustGiving and more

Facebook Opens Its Own App Center And Store

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Last September, during the f8 Developers’ Conference, Facebook CTO Bret Taylor said that the company had no plans for a “central app repository” – an app store. Today, Facebook is changing its tune. The social giant has announced App Center, a section of Facebook dedicated to discovering and deploying high-quality...
Facebook Opens Its Own App Center And Store

The Facebook App Center Is Here: The Details

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Updatin’   —– From the press release:   ·         The App Center is launching tonight with more than 600 social apps, including Nike+ GPS, Ubisoft Ghost Recon Commander, Stitcher Radio, Draw Something, and Pinterest. ·         Each person will have a personalized experience in the App Center, with recommendations based on the apps they...
The Facebook App Center Is Here: The Details
Facebook updates Pages to look more like user Timelines

Puny humans too slow for Windows 8's high-speed booting

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Combine Windows 8 with a fast SSD and a UEFI motherboard and you have a system that could POST in two seconds and boot in seven. That's fantastic until you want to go into Windows' boot menu to fix a problem, or tell the firmware to boot off the USB...
Puny humans too slow for Windows 8's high-speed booting

Facebook to remove a Like button feature many marketers and publishers didn't know they had

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Facebook is changing the way Like buttons work on third-party sites, removing the ability for admins to send updates to users who Liked their Open Graph objects. When Facebook introduced the Open Graph Protocol in 2010, developers gained the ability register their websites and individual pages of their sites as unique...
Facebook to remove a Like button feature many marketers and publishers didn't know they had
Facebook’s first desktop app for Windows gets its official launch today

The Guardian continues its digital onslaught, launching a Google TV app for the US

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Last September, we reported that the UK’s Guardian newspaper was launching in the US, kicking things off with a new American website. Today, at the Guardian Changing Media Summit in London, the publication announced its first Google TV app, letting US audiences view Guardian content on a big screen. Viewers...
The Guardian continues its digital onslaught, launching a Google TV app for the US

Facebook Launches Recommendations Bar For Suggesting Articles, Tripling Click-Throughs

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Ten Months after Facebook announced the recommendations bar at f8, it’s finally getting its official release to help sites suggest content to you based on what friends are reading. Facebook says that in early tests, sites saw 3x their normal click through rate on stories recommended by the bar rather...
Facebook Launches Recommendations Bar For Suggesting Articles, Tripling Click-Throughs
Spotify said to hit 20M users, but it’s no wunderkind

Investing in Facebook: Clara Shih of Hearsay Social

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This week, Inside Facebook asks people who have built businesses on the Facebook platform why they believe in the company. These are the people that are truly invested in Facebook, whether or not they bought stock. First up is Clara Shih, co-founder and CEO of Hearsay Social, an enterprise platform that...
Investing in Facebook: Clara Shih of Hearsay Social

Andy Samberg impersonates Mark Zuckerberg, Mark Wahlberg, Nicolas Cage at Harvard

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If you haven’t seen Andy Samberg on Saturday Night Live, you’re truly missing out on some hilarious comedy. During a College Class Day speech at Harvard yesterday, Samberg did his popular impersonations of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and actors Mark Wahlberg and Nicolas Cage. The other speaker was Barney Frank,...
Andy Samberg impersonates Mark Zuckerberg, Mark Wahlberg, Nicolas Cage at Harvard

More media sites integrate Open Graph as social readers grow

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MSNBC.com, The Daily Show, The Huffington Post, MTV News and other media companies launched Open Graph integrations last week to enable site visitors to share their activity back on Facebook. With the announcement of the new apps, Facebook revealed statistics about existing media partners who are seeing success with Timeline:...
More media sites integrate Open Graph as social readers grow
Songza’s New Music Concierge Will Just Tell You What to Listen To

Timeline coming soon for businesses

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Facebook plans to convert business pages to the new Timeline format as early as the end of February when the company will host an invitation-only marketing conference in New York City, according to AdAge. Marketers have been dreaming up ways to use Timeline for businesses since the new profile debuted at...
Timeline coming soon for businesses

fMC: The F8 New York Actually Cares About

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Today at the American Museum of Natural History, Facebook hosted its first conference for 1000 New York marketing types. It’s like an F8 that Madison Avenue cares about, but it’s also more than that:  It’s the F8 investors should care about. Facebook depends on the people in this room more...
fMC: The F8 New York Actually Cares About

Windows 8 to go into BIOS automatically if issues detected

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Windows 8 will have an improved pre-boot menu screen, to avoid constant reboots and stop the user from repeatedly tapping F8 or another key to interrupt the process before Windows loads. An MSDN blog post by Microsoft's Windows engineering team explains in detail how the system will work if the...
Windows 8 to go into BIOS automatically if issues detected

Facebook’s Open Graph may be bringing a younger audience to media outlets

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In a blog post today, Facebook announced some new apps that are utilizing its Timeline functionality, all of them being media related. The company also reported some interesting statistics for those who have been using the Open Graph platform since it was announced in September at Facebook’s f8 conference. With...
Facebook’s Open Graph may be bringing a younger audience to media outlets
What’s Facebook mean for early developers? Huge traffic, apparently.

The Next Web Network’s Weekly Recap: Facebook’s f8 Announcements, iPhone 4G Leak

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Welcome to The Next Web Network’s Weekly Recap. Make sure to check out this week’s podcast where we discuss the biggest stories of the week.This week was all about Facebook’s move to redefine the web as we know it. At their f8 event, many things were announced including Facebook’s Open...
The Next Web Network’s Weekly Recap: Facebook’s f8 Announcements, iPhone 4G Leak

Facebook Sends Window Decals to Local Businesses

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Facebook may not have made any big announcements about local business marketing at last week’s f8 conference, but the company is certainly stepping up its efforts in that area. Today, we discovered that Facebook is sending out window decals with text-to-Like SMS instructions to select local businesses.Twitter user B.J....
Facebook Sends Window Decals to Local Businesses

A Fork in the Road for Online Privacy

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There are times when I feel like an outlier compared with my digital peers. At a time when many of them are happily sharing all kinds of information about their professional and personal lives, I’ve been somewhat cautious about revealing all of my cards to everyone on the Web because...
A Fork in the Road for Online Privacy

NYT: Facebook Location Features Coming Next Month

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Facebook is finally going to enter the location game at this April’s f8 conference, according to a report this morning on the NYT’s Bits blog. And they’re looking to take Google head on. We’ve been hearing rumors about Facebook’s location features for a long time, but the buzz has picked...
NYT: Facebook Location Features Coming Next Month

Talk Is Cheap: What Does The Facebook Backlash Really Mean?

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There's a website working to organize a coordinated dumping of Facebook and there's a search suggestion on Google prompting users to find out how to delete their Facebook account. There are even droves of the technorati leaving the social network. But what does all of this hubbub over Facebook and...
Talk Is Cheap: What Does The Facebook Backlash Really Mean?

Twitter’s Not-So-Secret Monetization Plan About To Launch

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Twitter has been rumored to be launching a new ad network for the site for some time now, yet the company confirmed with CNBC that the service will launch soon. We’d assume that this means the company will make the official announcement at the Chirp developer conference on April 14th....
Twitter’s Not-So-Secret Monetization Plan About To Launch

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