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Bing Gets Real-time Twitter Feeds

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Bing has started rolling out a new feature called Social Search. This allows you to see real-time results from Twitter right alongside your Bing search results. If that sounds familiar, it should. Google has been doing it for a little while now. This feature has been rolled out to a...
Bing Gets Real-time Twitter Feeds

Social Network Badoo Lands Top Google Product Exec

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If Facebook is the social network that allows people to connect with their current friends, Badoo is the social network for meeting new people, including potential dating partners. The company founder has called it a “nightclub in your smartphone.” Amid a push to gain traction with U.S. Internet users, the...
Social Network Badoo Lands Top Google Product Exec

Here's How Literary Agents Use Technology To Find The Next Great Authors

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Scott Hoffman is an agent at Folio Literary Management, representing some of the preeminent authors on bookstore shelves today. He comes from a varied background, having formerly run a lobbying firm in Washington, DC and transitioning out by getting an MBA in finance. He quickly realized it was a lifestyle...
Here's How Literary Agents Use Technology To Find The Next Great Authors

Wired's Chris Anderson: Today's 'Maker Movement' Is The New Industrial Revolution [TCTV]

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As the longtime editor-in-chief of Wired Magazine, the author of The Long Tail, the coiner of the term “freemium,” to name just a few of the things that he’s known for, Chris Anderson is well-renowned for having his finger on the pulse of trends just as they’re starting to...
Wired's Chris Anderson: Today's 'Maker Movement' Is The New Industrial Revolution [TCTV]

Guardian Viral Video Chart: Clegg gets remixed, Folds gets Fraggled and a bit from Mitt

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We've got a wacky selection of some of the best videos around this week - from Fraggle Rock to The Wire and The West WingThe viral video team like to think they are at the cutting edge of technology - well maybe not the cutting edge, more like we've got...
Guardian Viral Video Chart: Clegg gets remixed, Folds gets Fraggled and a bit from Mitt

Scanadu Hopes It Has Its Finger on the Pulse of Something Big

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Dr. Alan Greene holds a small device to his head and in just a few seconds his iPhone shows his heart rate, breathing rate temperature and other medical data. Collecting such data over time allows people to track changes in their health and notice when things are abnormal for them...
Scanadu Hopes It Has Its Finger on the Pulse of Something Big

Pulse keeps its finger on the pulse, introducing more than 30 new video channels

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Landing a lucrative pre-load spot on the Kindle Fire was a big deal for Pulse, as the San Francisco-based startup sought to cement its place firmly in the news reader space with the likes of Flipboard. Just to recap, Pulse takes your favorite websites and transforms them into an interactive...
Pulse keeps its finger on the pulse, introducing more than 30 new video channels
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How Journalists are Using Social Media for Real Results

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The Real Results series is supported by Gist, an online service that helps you build stronger relationships. By connecting your inbox to the web, you get business-critical information about key people and companies. See how it works here.Journalists are, by nature, crafty folk who are wonderfully adept at stalking...
How Journalists are Using Social Media for Real Results

Why 900M isn’t the only number that matters to Facebook’s success

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You’ve no doubt heard or read in the past few weeks that Facebook’s hyperinflated valuation heading into its IPO has everything to do with its promise, and very little to do with its actual profits. That much is true. But apart from the fact that it has more than 900...
Why 900M isn’t the only number that matters to Facebook’s success

10 ways big data is remaking energy

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One of the most obvious trends from the big smart grid conference DistribuTECH last week was how much analytics and big data tools will be used to try to remake energy in 2012, from curbing energy consumption, to reducing energy loss, to adding in more clean power to the grid....
10 ways big data is remaking energy

Open Thread: PRManna - Copy Cat or Inspiration?

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Earlier this month we noticed PRManna climbing up the Hacker News front page and reached out to the creator for an interview. Ryan Waggoner started PRManna in his spare time and was open in saying that the project was inspired by Peter Shankman's Help a Reporter Out. The difference between...
Open Thread: PRManna - Copy Cat or Inspiration?

Green tech: Wi-Fi, not storage, is the power hog, researchers say

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Cloud service providers have previously drawn ire from environmentalists for not being transparent when it comes to the energy efficiency of their data centres. However, a new report from the University of Melbourne in Australia says that the real sustainability threat comes not from the growing demand for data...
Green tech: Wi-Fi, not storage, is the power hog, researchers say

UN Report: The Internet Is Dangerous Because It's Just So Darn Open!

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A recent UN report from the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force reads like a primer on Internet control and censorship. Entitled “Use Of The Internet For Terrorist Purposes,” the document, which discusses the dangers of “open Wi-Fi” and suggests ISPs maintain retention standards, focuses on the possibility of “terrorists”...
UN Report: The Internet Is Dangerous Because It's Just So Darn Open!

SXSW hot-phrase generator: how to stay relevant even if you're not in Austin - interactive

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Can't keep track of all the viral buzz? Need help riding the waves of influence? For those unable to make it to Austin for the technology-and-culture fest that is South by Southwest, don't feel bad: use this hot-phrase generator to keep your finger on the pulseSam BlumKatie RogersGuardian US interactive...
SXSW hot-phrase generator: how to stay relevant even if you're not in Austin - interactive

Sharethrough Launches A Native Ad Leaderboard To Highlight The Sponsored Content That's Most Shared

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Sharethrough, a startup that’s focused on native advertising (a topic that CEO Dan Greenberg has discussed in several TechCrunch guest columns), is launching a new way to browse the most popular native ads. The Native Advertising Leaderboard is based on information that’s publicly available through the APIs of various social...
Sharethrough Launches A Native Ad Leaderboard To Highlight The Sponsored Content That's Most Shared

Bloomberg TV’s Deirdre Bolton talks to us about the current technology investment trends

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Ever since Facebook went public, there has been a whole new crop of armchair investors and strategists emerging. Some say the IPO was a failure, some say it will take time. The most interesting thing about this story is what it means for technology investment overall. One of the people...
Bloomberg TV’s Deirdre Bolton talks to us about the current technology investment trends

TinyHR Launches TinyPulse To Help Employers Keep Their Fingers On The Pulse Of HR

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Everyone hates the annual employee or management review process: Most employee reviews are done annually, and so it’s difficult to figure out what’s going on in an organization and any given point. Not to mention, annual performance reviews are a huge, time-consuming pain in the ass. Enter TinyHR’s TinyPulse, which...
TinyHR Launches TinyPulse To Help Employers Keep Their Fingers On The Pulse Of HR

Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week (AAPL)

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If you're looking for a newsreader that picks out stories for you or an app to keep in the fashion loop, you're in luck this week. Prismatic is the latest newsreader that learns what you like and builds a custom feed for you. And Fashion Kaleidoscope helps you keep your...
Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week (AAPL)
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After 60 years in business NME rolls out a new Spotify app, offering music recommendation and playlists

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New Musical Express (NME) is the latest brand to jump on the Spotify bandwagon, releasing its first app on the music-streaming service today. NME first launched as a weekly music magazine in the UK in 1952, and at one point was the number one go-to for the coolest music. It...
After 60 years in business NME rolls out a new Spotify app, offering music recommendation and playlists
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ShowMeTrend is a great way to keep yourself updated on trending topics from Twitter

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Without a doubt, Twitter is making the experience of finding new content a bit easier with its Discover section, but trending topics still have to be the best way to keep your finger on the pulse of the world, or a region. No matter what time or day it is,...
ShowMeTrend is a great way to keep yourself updated on trending topics from Twitter
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