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Microsoft would like you to think that So.cl is for students, but don’t be fooled

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During the hush of the weekend after Facebook’s IPO bonanza, and Mark Zuckerberg’s wedding, Microsoft unleashed its entry into the social vertical. The site, called So.cl, is positioned as a research tool for students. The project comes out of Microsoft’s FUSE Labs, a division of the company that is working...
Microsoft would like you to think that So.cl is for students, but don’t be fooled

Chocolate: all round your Facebook

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Once, when a chocolate bar was discontinued, that was the end; nowadays it's the start of a social media campaign to bring it back. What would you like to see revived?Chocolate has always been marketed to allure; wrapped in silken packaging and advertised in commercials with husky voiceovers and lustrous...
Chocolate: all round your Facebook

Microsoft reaches 600 million Windows 7 licenses sold, adding 75 million in four months

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Although most of the focus is on Microsoft’s new Windows 8 platform, its predecessor (and current) Windows 7 continues to see massive adoption all over the world, with global license sales reaching the 600 million milestone. The announcement was made by Steven Guggenheimer, CVP of the OEM division at Microsoft, during the...
Microsoft reaches 600 million Windows 7 licenses sold, adding 75 million in four months

Open Source File System Takes On Microsoft's exFAT Patents

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One small developer says that he's readied an open-source alternative to Microsoft's exFAT file system, providing companies and individuals with a free alternative to Microsoft's file system for flash drives. Over the weekend, developer Andrew Nayenko announced fuse-exFAT 1.0.0, completing three years of development on the project. Tarball archives have been...
Open Source File System Takes On Microsoft's exFAT Patents

Microsoft opens own social network, Socl

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Does the world really need another social network? Microsoft thinks so. The company on Wednesday opened up registration for its new project, the aptly named Socl, to users with Microsoft and Facebook accounts. Socl launched last year but was in beta for Microsoft employees and college students until Wednesday....
Microsoft opens own social network, Socl

Microsoft opens the doors to its own ‘so.cl’ network

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Microsoft Research over the weekend began allowing members of the public to join its social network called “so.cl” that the company had previously been testing privately with students and researchers at a small number of universities. As described in our preview last year, the idea behind so.cl is to integrate search more...
Microsoft opens the doors to its own ‘so.cl’ network

The power of custom cohorting in mobile games

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This sponsored post is produced by Darren Keyes, Director of Business Intelligence at Fuse Powered. For those unfamiliar with the term, ‘cohorting’ refers to creating user segments, or technically, a group of people banded together as a group. You can segment a user base in many different ways. Some of...
The power of custom cohorting in mobile games

From the ashes of Fuduntu, FuSE Linux is born

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Scarcely two weeks after announcing that it would be shutting its doors later this year, the Fuduntu Linux team on Sunday announced that they have decided instead to end the project immediately. "After monitoring project activity and traffic and also reviewing all of the feedback from the community concerning...
From the ashes of Fuduntu, FuSE Linux is born

The Simpsons, Jaws, WWE and more on this week's top free iOS apps

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Electronic Arts’ The Simpsons: Tapped Out conquered the top of the free iOS apps charts this week. The city building game based on the beloved animated series was first released back in March but was removed from the Apple App Store shortly thereafter due to connectivity issues. Now, with the...
The Simpsons, Jaws, WWE and more on this week's top free iOS apps

iPod Creator Ditches Apple for Greentech

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Green technology will soon be getting a player with a pedigree born out of one of the most successful gadgets of all time. Tony Fadell, one of the original developers of the iPod at Apple tells the New York Times that he will be leaving the company to pursue advising...
iPod Creator Ditches Apple for Greentech

I've linked my Raptr account with my GameSpot account via GameSpot Fuse. You can find me here: http://bit.ly/djb0ZG &: http://bit.ly/3Pn7NN

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I've linked my Raptr account with my GameSpot account via GameSpot Fuse. You can find me here: http://bit.ly/djb0ZG &: http://bit.ly/3Pn7NN

Microsoft launches Socl into Beta, brings the part(ies) to social networking

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Microsoft has unleashed Socl into beta for all comers to probe, bringing it out of the experimental stages and a step closer to a full-fledged site. We first heard about the project back in July when it was dubbed Tulalip, and MS Research's Fuse Labs officially launched it internally...
Microsoft launches Socl into Beta, brings the part(ies) to social networking

Microsoft Opens Its Socl Experiment For Beta Testing

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Microsoft's social-slash-search experiment has ditched the period and is welcoming testers. Announced earlier this year as So.cl, Microsoft's foray into the social world is looking for people to test drive it. The site, which is a mixture of search and social, but is not Redmond's attempt to compete with...
Microsoft Opens Its Socl Experiment For Beta Testing

With 25% Of U.S. Doctors On Board, QuantiaMD Lands $12M To Become The LinkedIn For MDs

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QuantiaMD, one of a growing number of companies attempting to build the LinkedIn for the medical community, today announced that it has raised $12 million in venture financing from Fuse Capital. The expansion round is the company’s largest raise to date and brings its total outside investment to $27 million....
With 25% Of U.S. Doctors On Board, QuantiaMD Lands $12M To Become The LinkedIn For MDs

Exclusive: Could Jon Miller's Digital Future at News Corp. Include a New Investment Fund?

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One of the issues that seem to have gotten lost in the complex transaction that will ultimately break apart News Corp. into two separate entities — an entertainment company and a publishing one — is the fate of its overall digital strategy in the new paradigm. That arena for...
Exclusive: Could Jon Miller's Digital Future at News Corp. Include a New Investment Fund?
Organism without a brain creates external memories for navigation

Fuse - review

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PS3, Xbox 360; Electronic Arts; £35.47-39.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewFuse is an alien substance that handily powers a breed of secret super-weapons, some of which your four-person team manages to get its hands on after the rest are stolen. Your job is to hunt down and shoot...
Fuse - review

iPad to Kick-start an $8B+ Tablet App Market: Report

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Apple, with the iPad, has lit the fuse on an entirely new category of mobile devices: the tablet. Everyone from gamers to developers (even, ostensibly, dead communist leaders) are pondering its possibilities — especially publishers and media barons, who see a savior when it comes to helping readers find,...
iPad to Kick-start an $8B+ Tablet App Market: Report

5 must-read books for July

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Looking for something new to read? Every month in The Next Web iPad Magazine we offer some inspiration. We’ve provided links so that you can download them or order a paper copy right away. The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty by Dan Ariely We weave a tangled web of little white lies...
5 must-read books for July

Docs.com: Facebook and Microsoft Go After Google Docs

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During today's F8 keynote, Mark Zuckerberg announced a number of new products and features for Facebook, including a new collaboration with Microsoft. With Docs.com, Microsoft's FUSE labs just launched an online document editor and viewer that connects directly to Facebook and uses all of the new social features for third-party...
Docs.com: Facebook and Microsoft Go After Google Docs

iPhone 5 will have at least a 4-inch screen, says WSJ

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We’ve heard it before, and we’re going to hear it again. The next version of the iPhone will replace its long-standing 3.5-inch screen with one that measures at least 4 inches. The Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed sources, claims that production will begin next month on screens for the...
iPhone 5 will have at least a 4-inch screen, says WSJ
Twitter Launches Twitter Amplify For Real-Time Videos In Stream, Partnering With BBC, Fox, Fuse And Weather Channel

Weekly Wrap-Up: Foxconn Riots, My Week With Android, And How To Buy A Smartphone

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My week with Android, or why I'm buying an iPhone 5; Foxconn riots; and how to buy a smartphone. All of this and more in the ReadWriteWeb Weekly Wrap-up. After the jump you'll find more of this week's top news stories on some of the key topics that are...
Weekly Wrap-Up: Foxconn Riots, My Week With Android, And How To Buy A Smartphone

If you fuse booze and an Apple store together, you get this video

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Apple’s stores are now a member of our standard experiential lexicon. So too are buzzword-choked sales pitches. And so is booze. What happens when you throw the three together? You end up with a sarcastic video clip hocking a hard cider, inside of a faux-Apple store, complete with enough puns to fill...
If you fuse booze and an Apple store together, you get this video

Twitter partners with Fuse and Trident to produce cross-platform music TV show

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Twitter is partnering with the gum company Trident and the music television network Fuse to create Trending 10, an entertainment show about popular music that will air both on television and online, using Twitter’s data about music and social conversations about artists to power the content. The companies stated that...
Twitter partners with Fuse and Trident to produce cross-platform music TV show

Meet FUSE Labs, the formerly-obscure Microsoft division that built So.cl

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So.cl has been around for some time now, but it only recently ripped off its mask, and barred its teeth to the world. Microsoft is spinning the social app as as search-infused project for students, while some in the press are already calling shenanigans on that narrative. Either way, who...
Meet FUSE Labs, the formerly-obscure Microsoft division that built So.cl

All acquired players are not qual

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This sponsored post is produced by Elizabeth Priestman, CMO of Fuse Powered. If you’ve ever worn the hat of “user acquisition” manager, you’re already familiar with the challenges and complexities of acquiring players for mobile games. When it comes right down to it, there are only three ways to acquire...
All acquired players are not qual

Is it time for “the talk” with your parents? Here’s how to teach them to use Spotify

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Ah, technology. It’s something that makes so much sense to young folk, but somehow as we age, many lose touch with the trends and need a little help reaping the benefits of modern advances. Now, as paying for music becomes harder and harder to do (out of pure convenience for...
Is it time for “the talk” with your parents? Here’s how to teach them to use Spotify
Bunchball launches 10 apps to quickly “gamify” websites and enterprises

QuantiaMD raises $12M for online community for doctors

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Social networking for doctors is heating up.  This summer, Sermo, which had raised $40 million for its online physician community, was acquired by health insights company WorldOne.  Last month, Doximity, a LinkedIn-like network for doctors, raised an additional $17 million. And on Tuesday, QuantiaMD, a Waltham, Mass.-based company providing an...
QuantiaMD raises $12M for online community for doctors
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