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CHART: Tablet market soaring, now almost two-thirds the size of PC market

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The market for tablets is continuing to climb dramatically, reaching 49.2 million units shipped worldwide in the first quarter, up from 20.3 million units a year earlier, according to an IDC research report issued today. That’s in sharp contrast with the market for traditional computers. An earlier report by...
CHART: Tablet market soaring, now almost two-thirds the size of PC market
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Google Closing Social Login Gap With Facebook

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Facebook has been the dominant source of social logins, but Google is closing the gap and now accounts for more than one-third of all social logins. That’s according to the latest quarterly report from Janrain. After a couple years of consecutive gains, Facebook’s share of social logins... Please visit Marketing...
Google Closing Social Login Gap With Facebook

Apple's edtech play, iTunes U, reaches 1B content downloads

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Apple doesn’t really talk much about iTunes U, its educational content service powered by iTunes on iOS devices, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a success. Apple announced today that iTunes U has reached 1 billion content downloads, a sign that schools around the world are embracing Apple’s edtech...
Apple's edtech play, iTunes U, reaches 1B content downloads
Swipp hopes to make your status updates into collective, global knowledge
Ringadoc nabs $700K to bridge the communication gap between doctors & patients
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The New York Times Posts a Help Wanted Ad For a Sales Boss

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Anyone want to sell ads for America’s best-known newspaper? The New York Times is looking for a new ad sales head, following a corporate re-org that went into effect yesterday. Denise Warren, who used to head up both ad sales and the Times Web site, has a new role heading...
The New York Times Posts a Help Wanted Ad For a Sales Boss

ShowScoop launches its 'Yelp for live music' app on iOS

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ShowScoop launched its so-called ‘Yelp for live music’ online service last summer, serving up a Web app to help gig-goers assess which bands and artists can really cut it on stage. Well, now it has officially landed on mobile too, in the form of an iOS app called ShowScoop Concerts....
ShowScoop launches its 'Yelp for live music' app on iOS
The App Store's 50B Downloads Vs. Google Play's 48B: Android Closes The Gap
PluralSight turns philanthropic, launches free coding bootcamp in Utah public schools
Samsung Galaxy Note III with 6.3-inch display rumored for 2013 launch

TestFlight leaves private Android beta, lets devs test their own beta apps

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After just shy of two months in private beta, TestFlight's now ready to welcome any devs wanting to upload apps and put them through their paces. As mentioned when it first appeared, the Android version (which bridges the app gap with an identical iOS iteration) includes app management, tracking...
TestFlight leaves private Android beta, lets devs test their own beta apps
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Rugby analytics: mining hidden insights from Six Nations performance data

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Statistics are now ubiquitous in baseball and increasingly so football, but the 2013 Six Nations sees rugby join the revolutionStatistics' courtship of sport has been lengthy and at times painful to watch, but the 21st Century has seen a breakthrough, and it's now almost impossible to watch any top level...
Rugby analytics: mining hidden insights from Six Nations performance data

Is it a good thing that Elsevier bought Mendeley?

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When rumors sprang up in January about the scientific journal publisher Elsevier buying British reference manager and academic social network Mendeley, the reaction was negative in some quarters. Elsevier has a bad reputation among many academics over the amount it charges for access to its journals, which are generally populated...
Is it a good thing that Elsevier bought Mendeley?

Driven by developing countries, Wikipedia passes 3bn monthly mobile page views, aims for 4bn by June

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For better or worse, Wikipedia has become one of the top go-to Web destinations for those looking for information on, well, just about anything. And it almost certainly had a part to play in the demise of the printed version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica too. So it probably will come...
Driven by developing countries, Wikipedia passes 3bn monthly mobile page views, aims for 4bn by June

Android Jelly Bean bug removes December from calendar

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A bug in Android 4.2 has led to apps omitting the month of December. Phones and tablets updated to the latest version of the mobile operating system found that when using the People contacts app to enter a date of birth, the on-screen calendar skips from November to January, not...
Android Jelly Bean bug removes December from calendar

Elephanti is the loyalty card version of Foursquare designed to bring customers inside the retail store

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Online shopping has really affected the way people buy things. If you look at the effect e-commerce stores have had on Thanksgiving and on Black Friday, you’ll find that $1 billion went to sites like Amazon and other online retail stores — something that greatly affects traditional brick and mortar...
Elephanti is the loyalty card version of Foursquare designed to bring customers inside the retail store

Using mobile technology to tackle unemployment in developing countries

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We need better understanding of mobile learners, not mobile phones, to address the challenge of youth unemploymentAttention in the development sector has shifted sharply towards two areas over the past couple of years: youth and employment. While the huge increase in some countries' 15-24 year old population offers an opportunity...
Using mobile technology to tackle unemployment in developing countries

App and Mortar Is One New Way to Describe the Trend in Mobile Commerce

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The term “mobile commerce” is commonly used to describe e-commerce revenues that are generated over smartphones and tablets. But Flurry, a mobile analytics company, is now introducing the term “app & mortar” in a new report published today that explores the rise in smartphone shopping. Clearly, the term is a...
App and Mortar Is One New Way to Describe the Trend in Mobile Commerce
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The Pitch Season 2, Episode Nine: Edge/Admitted.ly - College Admissions 2.0

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Jessica Brondo, Founder & CEO of Edge/Admitted.ly, is on a mission to make her company the new face of college admissions. Having raised her own SAT score 430 points, Ms. Brondo was bit by the test prep bug and went on to develop her own proprietary curriculum. The Edge is...
The Pitch Season 2, Episode Nine: Edge/Admitted.ly - College Admissions 2.0

Meet Stitch Fix, the Personal Shopping Service That Mixes Data With a Human Touch

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If a service that mails recommended clothing and accessories to women isn’t up your alley, think about it this way: Stitch Fix is squarely at the intersection of both online and offline (so hot right now) and human and algorithm (even hotter). For $20, San Francisco-based Stitch Fix sends its...
Meet Stitch Fix, the Personal Shopping Service That Mixes Data With a Human Touch
'Kickstarter for science' wants to cure Alzheimers, teach coding, save the pandas

Why This Startup Thinks It Can Slam Google

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Sivi, a virtual personal assistant, launched today. Its founder calls it the only search engine and task completion service you'll ever need. You can request anything you need, from finding and reserving a reservation at the Apple Genius Bar to researching the best way to clean a mattress. Sivi's "concierges"--online...
Why This Startup Thinks It Can Slam Google

How many iPads did Apple sell last quarter?

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The forecasts range from 14.8 million to 23 million. The median estimate was 18 million. FORTUNE -- Talk about an expectations gap! You could drive a truckload of Android tablets through the high and low estimates of iPad sales for the quarter that ended Sept. 29. In our survey of...
How many iPads did Apple sell last quarter?
Ellen Page to travel through time in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past,' linking old and new movies
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