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Grown-Up Supervision: Andrew Anker Is Joining PandoDaily as Executive Chairman

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We’re beyond thrilled to announce that Andrew Anker has just signed on the dotted line to join PandoDaily as executive chairman. As well as bringing his years of media executive experience to the company, Andrew will be responsible for all things revenue-related. We’re gonna be rich! In reality, that paperwork...
Grown-Up Supervision: Andrew Anker Is Joining PandoDaily as Executive Chairman

Tips for Tuesday: Set up and edit recurring calendar events

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If you haven’t set up recurring events on your BlackBerry calendar, you’re probably not getting the most out of it. There are so many things that happen every week or every month, and we can easily lose track of them. Even if we have them set up to happen automatically,...
Tips for Tuesday: Set up and edit recurring calendar events
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#TheRules of Social Media: Asking Me To Follow You On Twitter Guarantees I Won't

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People are always asking entrepreneur Cindy Gallop to follow them on Twitter, but that doesn't make her hit the "Follow" button. Gallop, whose new startup MakeLoveNotPorn is a social media-driven platform that aims to fuel conversation about (and share video of) "#realworldsex", finds Twitter begging decidedly unsexy. In fact, it's...
#TheRules of Social Media: Asking Me To Follow You On Twitter Guarantees I Won't

Committees: A Great Source of Terrible Marketing

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“If you want to kill any idea in the world, get a committee working on it.” – Charles Kettering It’s September, the time in the technology industry when the product launches and marketing campaigns that have been percolating over the summer get unleashed. What’s predictable is that much of...
Committees: A Great Source of Terrible Marketing

BuzzFeed Has A Pinteresting Predicament

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BuzzFeed is a great source for cute animals photos.  If you want to see the 25 happiest animals in the world or adorable pictures of rabbit bathtime, it's a must read. The Atlantic wondered where all of the troubled otters and pretentious horses come from after noting that only two...
BuzzFeed Has A Pinteresting Predicament

Twitter Is Hiring To Get Into The News Business

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Twitter is already a great source for news.  But now the company is gearing up to take it a step further.  Twitter recently posted a job listing seeking someone to lead up its news and journalism department. We first saw the news on The Guardian.  "You will be responsible for devising...
Twitter Is Hiring To Get Into The News Business

Hillsborough report: what data journalism can tell us about the files

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Over 25,000 documents have been released today as part of the Hillsborough Inquiry. Find out what we know about the release so far• Download the data• Data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianOn 15 April, 1989, the Hillsborough disaster took place - it lead to 96 deaths and the...
Hillsborough report: what data journalism can tell us about the files
The Smartwatch Battle Is On: What An Apple, Google, And Samsung Smartwatch Means For You (AAPL, GOOG, SNE)

LittleBigPlanet for PS Vita - review

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PS Vita; £34.99; cert 7+; SonyPerhaps the most valid criticism aimed at the excellent, but so far ignored by the gaming public, PlayStation Vita is that it hasn't yet been backed up by must-have games. Sony is furiously working to rectify that, and LittleBigPlanet is one of the first tangible...
LittleBigPlanet for PS Vita - review

Jitterbug Plus: A Social but Simple Cellphone for Seniors

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My parents aren’t that interested in technology, but a cellphone is something they both wanted in case of an emergency. Even after buying the most basic handset, my brother and I had to add their contacts to the address book and show them — several times — how to navigate...
Jitterbug Plus: A Social but Simple Cellphone for Seniors

Music Smasher searches Spotify, Rdio, MOG and more in one shot

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When it comes to streaming music services are you something of an agnostic? That's not necessarily a bad thing -- Spotify, Rdio, MOG, Grooveshark, etc... all have their strengths and weaknesses (Spotify, for example, is a great source for Norwegian black metal). The trouble is, it's neither fun nor...
Music Smasher searches Spotify, Rdio, MOG and more in one shot

Fandango introduces digital barcode movie tickets

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It wasn’t long ago that Fandango release a BlackBerry app. It covered the basics, allowing you to browse movies and purchase tickets for pickup at the theater. With more and more theaters having digital kiosks for purchase and pick-up, this was an excellent feature. The next step, then, was to...
Fandango introduces digital barcode movie tickets

Google closes on deal for Waze

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Google has acquired crowd-sourced mapping application, Waze, as announced from the company’s official blog. It was long rumored that both Facebook and Apple have shown interest in acquiring the Israel based startup, but have been beat out by Google. While acquisition price is still up in the air, it has...
Google closes on deal for Waze
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Google officially closes on Waze acquisition: 'outsmarting traffic together'

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Google officially announced this morning that yes, it has closed on the Waze acquisition, and yes, Google and Waze will be “outsmarting traffic together.” While Google did not confirm the purchase price, it is likely $1.3 billion. Here’s the...
Google officially closes on Waze acquisition: 'outsmarting traffic together'

Seven Ways to Find Amazing Android Apps

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So you just got your brand-spanking-new EVO 4G, what's the first thing you're going to do with it when you get it home? Download apps of course!Now the first place that would pop into your head would obviously be the Android Market, but did you know there are actually a bunch...
Seven Ways to Find Amazing Android Apps

The Importance of Proprietary Deal Flow in Early-Stage VC

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When I was new at Venture Capital I was trying to figure out the business. It was a fun period for me because everything was new and I was curious. What kind of deals should I be doing? What stage? What price? With which other investors? Should I focus on...
The Importance of Proprietary Deal Flow in Early-Stage VC
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Pew: Twitter, Facebook Aren't Moving As Much News As You Think

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We’ve heard that social media is a great source of traffic for news outlets so often that it’s close to textbook.  Yes, Facebook, Twitter and the rest are important, according the 2012 State of the News Media report by Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism—but not yet...
Pew: Twitter, Facebook Aren't Moving As Much News As You Think

13 Free PSD UI Kits for Designers

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While simply pasting in generic user interface (UI) elements is the wrong way to complete any design, there are a few really good reasons for why designers should keep PSDs of UI kits handy. For one, the best UI kits feature exemplary work that can become a great source of...
13 Free PSD UI Kits for Designers

Turn Twitter’s Follow Friday in Blog Traffic

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Talk about an “inside baseball” blog post, we’re going to talk about “follow Friday,” a project that Micah Baldwin started a year or so ago to get new people introduced into social circles on Twitter. Follow Friday has become a bit of a mess to look at on Twitter, because...
Turn Twitter’s Follow Friday in Blog Traffic

Google Doodles Obvious Nod To...Some Games...Or Something...

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Google users have long noticed the search page's "doodles", where Google redesigns their logo as an homage to something having to do with that day's history (Yes! I managed to link to a Techdirt story from two-thousand-and-freaking-two! Beat that, other Techdirt writers!). Often times these are nods to the birthdays...
Google Doodles Obvious Nod To...Some Games...Or Something...

10 fitness apps that will reshape your workout

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I’ve been hearing quite a bit of entrepreneurial buzz from L.A. recently. The city known for its Hollywood productions and its chiseled, beach bodies is making waves with new technology startups. Watch It Now Entertainment, founded in 2004, is positioning itself to capitalize on the $30 billion a year fitness...
10 fitness apps that will reshape your workout
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