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Google+ adds stereo sound to Hangouts to make live music sound better

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Live music sessions in Google+ Hangouts are going to sound a whole lot better from now on, thanks to some advanced audio settings rolled out Monday morning. Musicians now have the ability to switch their audio setting from “voice” to “studio mode” to improve the sound quality. The company didn’t...
Google+ adds stereo sound to Hangouts to make live music sound better

Daily Wrap: CTOs Should Avoid These Patterns and More

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Joe Brockmeier shares several anti-patterns for technical leaders. This and more in today's Daily Wrap. Sometimes it's difficult to catch everything that hits tech media in a day, so we wrap up some of the most talked about stories. We give you a daily recap of what you missed in...
Daily Wrap: CTOs Should Avoid These Patterns and More

Guardian Activate Summit partners with MediaGuru to expand to India in October

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The next Guardian Activate Summit will take place in India in October, the British media outlet officially confirmed today during Activate New York, which we will be covering all day. The upcoming summit in Delhi is one more step into international expansion for Activate. Born in London in 2009, it...
Guardian Activate Summit partners with MediaGuru to expand to India in October

Thai Mobile Shopping App ShopSpot Adds Brands, Gets $630,000

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  Shopspot, a startup out of Thailand with a mobile shopping app, has won $630,000 (S$779,000) after switching its shopper matchmaking app to a more traditional shopping interface. Its earlier app focused on connecting individuals keen to sell their wares. The app would pair sellers and their goods with buyers...
Thai Mobile Shopping App ShopSpot Adds Brands, Gets $630,000
How Real-Time Bidding Could Save Mobile Advertising

How YouTube is Part of a Global Economic Transformation

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The Internet may have grown up first in the United States, but it's a global phenomenon now. The same can be said for the fast-growing body of educational content on the web. YouTube announced a new batch of partners that were added to its Education Channel today and noted that...
How YouTube is Part of a Global Economic Transformation

CNNMoney launches international homepage to go after global audiences

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CNNMoney is launching an international homepage to target global audiences, its parent company CNN announced today. In practical terms, users outside the United States will be directed to this new international homepage the first time they visit the site. However, they can also revert the setting to the U.S. version if...
CNNMoney launches international homepage to go after global audiences

Participation: The Trend That is Bigger than the Harlem Shake

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Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Mark Suster (@msuster), a 2x entrepreneur, now VC at GRP Partners. Read more about Suster on his Startup Advice blog: Both Sides of the Table By now many of you know the Harlem Shake. It is a YouTube phenomenon that in just two weeks has gone from...
Participation: The Trend That is Bigger than the Harlem Shake

Twitter is looking at emerging markets with new mobile web version

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Twitter has just updated its mobile web version, mobile.twitter.com, the startup announced on its blog today. According to the post, the purpose of this update is to improve Twitter experience for users who access the platform from feature phones, low-bandwidth networks or older browsers. Before today’s announcement, these users were unable to see...
Twitter is looking at emerging markets with new mobile web version
BII REPORT: How Automated Buying Could Save Mobile Advertising

Google's YouTube Space production studio arrives in Asia with new Tokyo location

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Google has opened its third YouTube Space production facility and its first in Asia-Pacific after announcing YouTube Space Tokyo on Thursday. The company opened its first YouTube Space location in London last July and its second in Los Angeles last November. The facilities are free collaborative production spaces for YouTube...
Google's YouTube Space production studio arrives in Asia with new Tokyo location

'Suck It, Traditional TV': How We're Going To Watch Things In The Future

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This article originally appeared on TechCrunch. By now many of you know the Harlem Shake but what you may not appreciate is the broader trend behind the video and it has mirrored my general views on how TV will work in the future. "Harlem Shake" is a YouTube phenomenon that, in just 2 weeks,...
'Suck It, Traditional TV': How We're Going To Watch Things In The Future

Instagram says that almost half of its over 100M users are using the Android app

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Instagram has shared that a year after it launched its most-sought after Android app, today, half of all of its Instagrammers use it to share photos with their friends and family. To put that into context, at the beginning of 2013, the company reported that it had 100 million active...
Instagram says that almost half of its over 100M users are using the Android app

Instagram says that almost half of its over 100M users are using the Android app

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Instagram has shared that a year after it launched its most-sought after Android app, today, half of all of its Instagrammers use it to share photos with their friends and family. To put that into context, at the beginning of 2013, the company reported that it had 100 million active...
Instagram says that almost half of its over 100M users are using the Android app

YouTube Sensation BalconyTV Secures Funds From Polaris, Lerer And Greycroft

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With Apple rumoured to be developing a full-blown TV and connected TVs gradually taking off, it looks like video channels independent of the TV industry could have a bright future. And niche content with global audiences could become attractive. To that end, BalconyTV, a quirky but popular YouTube channel and...
YouTube Sensation BalconyTV Secures Funds From Polaris, Lerer And Greycroft
Why Google needs Facebook for Android to win
As Western Europe grays, the money in emerging markets' digital populations are leapfrogging it

Location-powered iOS browser Localscope integrates Baidu, Qype and 4 other global services

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Location-powered mobile browser Localscope has integrated services from six new international partners — including Baidu, Qype and Zomato — bringing a wider selection of services and functionality to the iOS app. The idea behind Localscope is to allow users to search and discover local information, using the device’s location, while offering...
Location-powered iOS browser Localscope integrates Baidu, Qype and 4 other global services

Time Out sells Whatsonstage website after less than a year

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Theatre and ticketing website bought by New York-based Theatremania.com after year of ownership by Time Out GroupTheatre news and ticketing website Whatsonstage.com has been bought by the New York-based Theatremania.com, ending its ownership by Time Out Group after less than a year.Whatsonstage and Theatremania operate in a similar manner, with...
Time Out sells Whatsonstage website after less than a year
One year after launch, Instagram's Android app makes up nearly half of its users

Guardian hires first digital strategy director to grow online business

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Guardian News & Media has appointed its first ever digital strategy director to knuckle down on finding workable online business models, two years after its nearest equivalent post-holder left the role. German news site Zeit Online‘s editor-in-chief and Audible.de founder Wolfgang Blau will take the role next April, charged with...
Guardian hires first digital strategy director to grow online business

Global video service Viki partners with Microsoft to boost its reach in Southeast Asia

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Global video site Viki has continued its push in Asia after agreeing to a deal with Microsoft that will see a selection of its premium content introduced via the technology’s giant’s popular MSN websites across Southeast Asia. The deal will see Viki’s video library — which includes a range of...
Global video service Viki partners with Microsoft to boost its reach in Southeast Asia

Viki expands its music video collection, bringing Universal Music's full catalogue to Southeast Asia

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Exactly one year (to the day) after it began offering music content, global video streaming site Viki has announced a deal with Universal Music that will see it offer the label’s entire worldwide music video collection in South Korea and nine markets in Southeast Asia. Viki made its debut streaming movie...
Viki expands its music video collection, bringing Universal Music's full catalogue to Southeast Asia

Supporting entrepreneurship in France at Le Camping

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Entrepreneurs all around the world are building technologies that empower their communities and address both local and global audiences. Last week, a team of Googlers from 10 countries gathered in Paris to spend time with entrepreneurs and startups at Le Camping, an accelerator program that’s part of Silicon Sentier, an...
Supporting entrepreneurship in France at Le Camping
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