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Unmetric Scores The Virality Of Brands’ YouTube Campaigns

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Social benchmarking startup Unmetric just expanded its tools to include YouTube, giving brands a new way to measure the effectiveness of their video campaigns. Of course, companies can already see plenty of stats about their videos — views, likes, and more. But Unmetric tries to synthesize all that data into...
Unmetric Scores The Virality Of Brands’ YouTube Campaigns
Apple's online services struggles continue with GameCenter, iCloud, iTunes outage

Syrian Internet Outage Raises Question 'Could It Happen Here?'

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Syria disappeared from the Internet yesterday. Everyone knows that by now. But one fact that didn’t resonate quite as readily in the first reports as how quickly it happened. At the order of someone — presumably an official within the government of President Bashar al-Assad — an entire nation’s communications...
Syrian Internet Outage Raises Question 'Could It Happen Here?'
Four minutes on the train with ... Microryza's Denny Luan
Superbowl Ad Confirms BlackBerry 10 Can't Turn Trucks Into Rubber Duckies

Bath salts and booty: watch a drug-fueled John McAfee uninstall his antivirus software

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The strange tale of John McAfee keeps getting stranger. In a video posted to YouTube last night, the antivirus software founder and part-time fugitive callously sends up the program he helped create. Framed as a four-minute instructional video, "How To Uninstall McAfee Antivirus" features plenty of green screen, degraded...
Bath salts and booty: watch a drug-fueled John McAfee uninstall his antivirus software
Skydiver breaks speed of sound after jumping from edge of space

Know Your Audience and Stop Interrupting People, Says Opt-In Video Ad Report

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New York-based Jun Group has been in the opt-in, incentivized video advertising market since 2005. For the last three years the company has released a “State of Opt-In Video and Consumer Engagement” report to challenge industry conventional wisdom and establish best practices. Incentivized video advertising is a rarity in an...
Know Your Audience and Stop Interrupting People, Says Opt-In Video Ad Report

Can We Go Again? Baumgartner Safe on Earth After Highest Jump Ever.

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Felix Baumgartner has done it. In a combination of crazy, genius and courage, the Austrian daredevil set a bunch of world records, including highest manned balloon flight, highest jump, and possibly the first human to break the sound barrier in freefall, though we’re still waiting on confirmation of that. One...
Can We Go Again? Baumgartner Safe on Earth After Highest Jump Ever.

China's Xiaomi set to release Mi-Two smartphone on October 30th

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Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi promised it would release its $320 Mi-Two smartphone in October, and it’s sticking to it, if just barely. The company has revealed that it will release a small batch of 50,000 on October 30th. Though it initially announced that the Mi-Two would come with just 16GB...
China's Xiaomi set to release Mi-Two smartphone on October 30th

InstaCRT puts all other photo filter apps to shame (video)

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To hell with Instagram. Seriously. It's not that we don't understand the appeal of the photo filter standard bearer, it's just that it lacks a cleverness and visceral quality that InstaCRT has in spades. See, rather than simply recreate retro effect with some software trickery, InstaCRT actually uses the...
InstaCRT puts all other photo filter apps to shame (video)

Nike’s Fuelband, the Shiny iOS-Powered New Fitness Gadget, Sold Out in Four Minutes

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Have your heard of this new contraption by Nike, the Fuelband? It's the company's latest attempt to capitalize on the techno-fitness craze, and you can't get in on it. A limited quantity of Nike Fuelbands went on sale yesterday at 5PM for $149 a pop. A tipster, who was...
Nike’s Fuelband, the Shiny iOS-Powered New Fitness Gadget, Sold Out in Four Minutes

Announcing the CloudBeat 2012 Innovation Showdown

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Calling all cloud fanatics! Nominations are open for our Innovation Showdown, one of the highlights of the CloudBeat 2012 conference (Nov. 28-29) at the Sofitel Hotel in Redwood City. Returning for its second year, we’re looking for examples of innovation in, and around, the cloud. Do you have a product...
Announcing the CloudBeat 2012 Innovation Showdown

A ‘real user’ tries Windows 8: ‘They trying to drive me to Mac?’

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Chris Pirillo, of LockerGnome fame, was trying to make a point when he sat his dad down in front of a Windows 8 machine for the first time, and had him try to navigate back to the new Start screen from the traditional Windows desktop. After roughly four minutes,...
A ‘real user’ tries Windows 8: ‘They trying to drive me to Mac?’

CTIA offers the most confusing wireless stat du jour

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The CTIA wants you to know that Americans used 123 percent more wireless data in 2011 than 2010, but the wireless industry’s lobby apparently doesn’t want you to know exactly how that translates in any way a normal person understands. Instead the folks decided to use an overly complicated real...
CTIA offers the most confusing wireless stat du jour

5 essential tracks for July, in association with 22tracks

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In each issue of The Next Web iPad Magazine, music startup 22tracks selects five essential tracks for the month. Here’s what they picked for July’s issue. 1. Bobby Womack – Stupid Bobby Womack is nothing less than a legend. The singer’s career has spanned more than 50 years, over 30 albums and tons of...
5 essential tracks for July, in association with 22tracks

All 485 Apple commercials in less than four minutes

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Earlier this week, The Next Web wrote about a massive YouTube collection containing every Apple TV spot ever made. (There are 485 in all.) Because that’s a lot to take in, we decided to cram them all into one video. So sit back and enjoy every celebrity appearance, every John...
All 485 Apple commercials in less than four minutes
Watch this: Microsoft's Xbox One event in under four minutes

Work completed on China-Taiwan undersea cables

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Data has been sent over a pair of undersea fiber optic cables between China and Taiwan. Traffic between the two countries flowed through the cables for four minutes as part of a completion ceremony, with some commentators suggesting the first data connection between the two countries as having some political...
Work completed on China-Taiwan undersea cables

Think Big Analytics wants to help companies make the most of Hadoop

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A big-data-analytics consulting company launches Tuesday with $3 million in seed funding, under the name Think Big Analytics. Established in 2010, Think Big seeks to help companies start making the most of their data in the most cost-effective ways. Former Cisco executive Dan Scheinman led the round of funding for...
Think Big Analytics wants to help companies make the most of Hadoop

Need An iOS Developer? 21-Year-Old’s App Tops AppStore, and Now He’s Looking to Join a Startup

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Within literally four minutes of posting the video above about 21-year-old app developer Cody Kolodziejzyk, I received six Facebook messages from CEOs looking to recruit him. The recent graduate of Duke University co-created “I’d Cap That,” a photo sharing app which allows users to add captions to their photos....
Need An iOS Developer? 21-Year-Old’s App Tops AppStore, and Now He’s Looking to Join a Startup
Watch this: First head-cam video from Felix Baumgartner's supersonic free fall

Robot Hall of Fame inducts Big Dog, PackBot, Nao and WALL-E (video)

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It's the sort of ceremony that's so magical it can only occur on even-numbered years. Inventors, educators, entertainers, college students and media folk gathered at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, PA tonight for the 2012 inductions to the Robot Hall of Fame, a Carnegie Mellon-sponsored event created to...
Robot Hall of Fame inducts Big Dog, PackBot, Nao and WALL-E (video)

Valve experiments with players' sweat response, eye-tracking controls for future game design

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Valve has a surprisingly varied staff roster. Mike Ambinder is the company's very own experimental psychologist and he's been outlining some of Valve's work with biofeedback technology, including eye-motion controls for Portal 2 and perspiration-based gaming adjustments on Left 4 Dead. Mentioning these developments at the NeuroGaming Conference last...
Valve experiments with players' sweat response, eye-tracking controls for future game design

Khosla-Backed Snip.it Launches a Complete Redesign

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A few months ago, Snip.it opened the doors after sitting in a private beta mode for the better part of the past year. Now Snip.it is announcing a major redesign overhaul of the social sharing service, including a mobile platform. It’s a speedy, JavaScript-based design built on open source MongoJS, meaning quick...
Khosla-Backed Snip.it Launches a Complete Redesign

Six things about deadlines

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People don't like deadlines. They mean a decision, shipping and risk. They force us to decide. Deadlines work. Products that are about to disappear, auctions that are about to end, tickets that are about to sell out--they create forward motion. Deadlines make people do dumb things. Every time I...
Six things about deadlines

How to become an ebook superstar

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A growing number of ambitious authors are turning to self-publishing. But how do they translate their aspirations into success?It has never been easier to publish your own book. Traditional publishers may take a year to turn your manuscript into print on a page but you can get your own ebook on...
How to become an ebook superstar

Financial Times' Twitter, tech blog hijacked by the Syrian Electronic Army

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Add the Financial Times to the growing list of media companies whose websites or Twitter accounts were hijacked by a group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army. On Friday, both the paper's Tech Blog and several of its Twitter accounts were seized by the group. The SEA used its...
Financial Times' Twitter, tech blog hijacked by the Syrian Electronic Army

On-the-move TV viewing figures remain low

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Mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops account for just 1.2% of total viewing, according to researchThe future of media may be mobile but on-the-move television is still in its infancy accounting for three minutes of viewing a day, according to industry figures.The average UK viewer watched four hours...
On-the-move TV viewing figures remain low
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