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Product snapshot: Belkin WeMo

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Belkin's WeMo is, in a few words, a home automation system. It works to give you Wi-Fi control over your appliances and electronics, using a plug-in connector that connects to your wall socket or powerboard, remotely switching on and off your home's technology when you want....
Product snapshot: Belkin WeMo

A few words about our API

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A few words about our API

Facebook’s Real Question: What’s the “Native Model”?

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  The headlines about Facebook’s IPO – along with questions about its business model – are now officially cringeworthy. It’s an ongoing, rolling study in how society digests important news about our industry, and it’s far from played out. But we seem at an interesting tipping point in perception,...
Facebook’s Real Question: What’s the “Native Model”?
Chicago's Dabble creates a Craigslist for casual learning

SwiftKey 4 launches with Flow, personal style detection (hands-on)

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SwiftKey has been promising its own answer to Swype ever since it launched the SwiftKey Flow beta late last year, and the company's retort is at last finished. The newly available SwiftKey 4 -- Flow is just a component here -- brings Android writers the promised gesture-based typing along...
SwiftKey 4 launches with Flow, personal style detection (hands-on)

Your odds of staying married in Maplestory may be better than in real life

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Marriage in online role-playing game Maplestory is serious business. Just ask some of the folks who found themselves marrying other players in the game, or the marriage and family therapist who weighed in on their online relationships. Marriage expert Athena Carrillo Lee of Mind Body Spirit Therapy in Los...
Your odds of staying married in Maplestory may be better than in real life

U.S. Suddenly Eclipsed in Global Spam Production by Belarus

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Yum. Belarus, familiar to most Americans as an answer they missed on every geography test they ever took, now has a rather dubious claim to fame. The Register reports that, according to a web security firm, the Eastern European nation is now the world’s number-one producer of spam. Guess America...
U.S. Suddenly Eclipsed in Global Spam Production by Belarus

WATCH: Mark Zuckerberg's Speech Before Ringing The Opening Bell

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Before he rang the opening bell at the NASDAQ, Mark Zuckerberg said a few words to a cheering crowd of Facebook employees. Watch what the Zuck had to say below: <object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" id="ooyalaPlayer_27n5n_h2dia5ye" width="618" height="347" codebase="http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/swflash.cab"><param name="movie" value="http://player.ooyala.com/player.swf?embedCode=NoZHhwNDr-O1FGHsJ64lStRmoVud3YQk&version=2" /><param name="bgcolor" value="#000000" /><param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="flashvars" value="embedType=noscriptObjectTag&embedCode=NoZHhwNDr-O1FGHsJ64lStRmoVud3YQk&videoPcode=BhdmY6l9g002rBhQ6aEBZiheacDu"...
WATCH: Mark Zuckerberg's Speech Before Ringing The Opening Bell

Inception brings root privileges, rush of adrenaline to Nokia N9 community

www.engadget.com
So, here's the thing: Aegis, the security framework on the Nokia N9, has been busted wide open -- thanks an exploit known as Inception. Much like root access on Android, the software allows developers to write apps (and users to install apps) that take full advantage of the N9's...
Inception brings root privileges, rush of adrenaline to Nokia N9 community

Sweep the Sleaze

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Promising to make you look wired and magically promote your content in social networks, the Like, Retweet, and +1 buttons occupy a good spot on pretty much every page of the World Wide Web. Because of this, almost every major site and world brand is providing free advertising for Twitter...
Sweep the Sleaze

THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Google Doubles Down On Its Social Media Strategy (GOOG)

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The Google Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email GOOG Off In A Choppy Market The market is seesawing along the flatline. Shares of GOOG are off as the rest of tech hangs on for dear life. Tomorrow at 12:30pm ET, Google...
THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Google Doubles Down On Its Social Media Strategy (GOOG)

Veterans, meet tech jobs: VetsinTech program launches this week

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An upcoming evening program this week in San Francisco will connect veterans with tech jobs. We have waves of new veterans coming back from overseas deployments to a job market that is already pretty tight. Across the board, the unemployment rate among veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan is staggering,...
Veterans, meet tech jobs: VetsinTech program launches this week

Twitter Hack: 5 Ways To Up Your Visible IQ

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Why should you care about appearing smart on Twitter? Because the people who hire, promote, fire, date, marry, and divorce you will all read your tweets (updates) at some point. It’s always a good idea to put your best foot forward. Why not do the same on Twitter? Why not...
Twitter Hack: 5 Ways To Up Your Visible IQ

Klingons to invade Bing translator, BIjeghbe'chugh vaj bIHegh!

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Though some may look down on Star Trek's fictional Klingon language and invoke the infamous phrase uttered by William Shatner -- "Get a life!" -- Microsoft's Bing translation team doesn't see it that way at all. As part of a marketing join-up with Paramount Pictures, the service will be...
Klingons to invade Bing translator, BIjeghbe'chugh vaj bIHegh!
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5 tips for writing compelling B2B marketing content

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A while back, I discussed how to use humor in your social media communications, and why it works. However, when you delve into the world of Business-to-Business (B2B) communications, a lot of rules, regulations, and seriousness must be applied. Comparatively, the world of Business-to-Consumer (B2C) marketing has a much higher ‘fun...
5 tips for writing compelling B2B marketing content
'House of Cards' review: 'You've got to get a grip on who your masters are'

First-Time Startup Entrepreneurs: Stop Fucking Around

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Editor’s note: Paul Stamatiou is Co-founder of Picplum, a Y Combinator-backed photo printing service, where he obsesses over both design and development. He also co-founded Notifo (YC W10) and Skribit. Follow him on his blog, PaulStamatiou.com, and on Twitter: @Stammy. Reminisce with me for a bit. Do you remember the first time you got...
First-Time Startup Entrepreneurs: Stop Fucking Around

Microsoft offers advice to deal with IE security bug

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With no fix available yet, Microsoft has a few words of wisdom for users who don't want to be bit by the newly-discovered bug. [Read more]...
Microsoft offers advice to deal with IE security bug
How to watch the Olympics online in the U.S., quick, dirty, and cheap
The winner of the one-sentence startup pitch session is…

Chicisimo's Social Fashion Graph: Data is always in style

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Spain-based Chicisimo has managed to establish itself as a go-to destination for street style inspiration, building a vibrant community for fashionistas to share their looks and tag their closet, opening them up to the world. Brands like Zara and H&M have joined Chicisimo, showcasing looks that feature their designs and...
Chicisimo's Social Fashion Graph: Data is always in style
Box partners with GoodData to provide productivity and security solutions for enterprise
Piki.fm Goes From Beta To Public As TurnTable Launches Its New Social Network For Music Lovers

Vimeo Buys Echograph, An App That Turns Your Photos Into Animated GIFs

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Vimeo makes a play to capture a piece of the short-form multimedia space currently dominated by Twitter's Vine. Vimeo, the IAC-owned online video platform, has acquired Clear-Media's Echograph, an iOS app that lets you turn your photographs into animated GIFs. Vimeo's acquisition of Echograph, which it's keeping as a...
Vimeo Buys Echograph, An App That Turns Your Photos Into Animated GIFs

LIVE FROM WHITE HOUSE: Team Obama Socks It To Republicans On Economy

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We're here at a private briefing in the White House about the economy. Basically, we're hearing a dry run of how the White House and Democrats will likely frame the economy during the during the election. The Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisors, Alan Krueger, is speaking...
LIVE FROM WHITE HOUSE: Team Obama Socks It To Republicans On Economy

On Google's Brand

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Yesterday a reporter from Cnet called and asked me a few provocative questions. He was writing a piece on Google as a marketer, and wanted my point of view. I'm not sure when his piece is coming out (or if my thoughts will be included), but our conversation helped...
On Google's Brand

Nightsky - review

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Nintendo 3DS; Nicalis Inc; £8.99; Nintendo eShop downloadReading this on mobile? Click here to viewSilhouetted against a set of serene multi-coloured sunsets and introduced only by a lonely paragraph or two of text, NightSky is an unusually atmospheric and beautiful set of physics puzzles that involve rolling a ball from...
Nightsky - review

BetterCloud fights the Google Apps fight with 2.75M users, adds Google Drive-specific features

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For decades, “productivity suite” was near-synonymous with “Microsoft Office.” Microsoft’s suite was the package of necessity (“choice” is too strong a word) for teachers, students, researchers, and essentially anyone that needed to type a few words or make a spreadsheet. Google has been trying to change that, first with...
BetterCloud fights the Google Apps fight with 2.75M users, adds Google Drive-specific features

Why social media is endangering our future, and what we can do about it

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“Everybody wants to be famous, Nobody wants to be nameless, aimless” -Dizzee Rascal, You’ve Got The Dirtee Love The Internet is a democratizing medium that gives ordinary people the power to be content creators and information disseminators. This point has been discussed to death on the vessels of that change...
Why social media is endangering our future, and what we can do about it
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