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Geek Love: Send Your Valentine A Heart Equation With Desmos (Now In HTML5!)

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Back in May, a startup named Desmos launched at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC with the hope of addressing the fragmentation inherent to education by way of platform-agnostic software that allows users to build and share their own rich educational content. In application, this meant that, like Inkling, Kno, Apple and more...
Geek Love: Send Your Valentine A Heart Equation With Desmos (Now In HTML5!)

Animoto launches "Best in 2012″, a DIY way to create a yearly recap video using Facebook photos

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As we approach the end of 2012, many of us take the time to reflect on what we did over the past 12 months — the highs, the lows, and fun times, and the accomplishments. A lot of that information is shared with friends on Facebook and offers up a...
Animoto launches "Best in 2012″, a DIY way to create a yearly recap video using Facebook photos

Have Arrington and Conway screwed up big time with their investment in Highlight?

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Tonight I’m getting message after message that friend after friend has joined Highlight (the photo above is of Paul Davison showing it off to some of its first users back in December on the day it launched into a closed beta). What is Highlight? Well, two weeks ago, in...
Have Arrington and Conway screwed up big time with their investment in Highlight?

Amazon lands Prime Instant Video exclusives for five NBCUniversal shows

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Amazon is still determined to snag every TV exclusive possible, and it just scored one of its better deals -- or at least, one of the more forward-thinking. It now has the sole unlimited subscription streaming rights to the previous seasons of five NBCUniversal shows. The highlight could be...
Amazon lands Prime Instant Video exclusives for five NBCUniversal shows
Conferize Joins A Crowded Conference Content Tracking Market With A New Platfom

Just Checking...How Many of Foursquare's Reported 20 Million Users Are Active?

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On the face of it, the statistics are impressive: 20 million registered users and 2 billion check-ins. But as location check-in app Foursquare celebrates 4sqDay (16 April = 4 squared, geddit?), how many people still regularly use the service? After all, manually checking in to places is going out...
Just Checking...How Many of Foursquare's Reported 20 Million Users Are Active?

Photokina 2012: Full frame, FTW

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The highlight of this year's biannual Photokina camera show was a bevy of full-frame cameras, a couple at new low price points. [Read more]...
Photokina 2012: Full frame, FTW
Apple's last witness: 2 million iPhone and iPad sales, $488.8 million lost because of Samsung's copying

Barnes & Noble Nook Snaps offer fresh literature in $2 bites

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Barnes & Noble's Nook Store has offered short-form works much like those we've seen from Amazon's Kindle Shorts section, but they haven't really been a highlight. The company's new Nook Snaps program may give those quick reads their time to shine, however. The effort will see Barnes & Noble...
Barnes & Noble Nook Snaps offer fresh literature in $2 bites

All of Brainstorm Tech in one place

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Well, almost all. Here's a mega-post of video excerpts from Fortune's annual technology conference. One-on-One with Marc Andreessen [cnnmoney-iframe src="http://fora.tv/program_landing_frameview?id=13116&type=highlight&autoplay=0" w=614 h=384] The Future of Entertainment [cnnmoney-iframe src="http://fora.tv/program_landing_frameview?id=13117&type=highlight&autoplay=0" w=614 h=384] A Conversation with Phil Kent and David Stern [cnnmoney-iframe src="http://fora.tv/program_landing_frameview?id=13118&type=highlight&autoplay=0" w=614 h=384] Women and the Web [cnnmoney-iframe src="http://fora.tv/program_landing_frameview?id=13120&type=highlight&autoplay=0" w=614 h=384]...
All of Brainstorm Tech in one place

Weathermob Nabs Funding To Make Sharing Weather Reports More Social

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Weathermob, a mobile, social network for sharing weather reports around the globe, has raised $360,000 in new funding from a number of angel investors including Christopher Austin, Tim Albright, Drew Volpe and Mark Hastings. Via a free iOS app, Weathermob allows anyone to become a weather reporter. The app mashes...
Weathermob Nabs Funding To Make Sharing Weather Reports More Social

Highlight vs. Glancee at SXSW: Rolling with the serendipity

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At SXSW, CNET's Daniel Terdiman lets the people discovery apps lead him to new contacts who wax philosophical about whether the new genre of tools will really change how we interact. [Read more]...
Highlight vs. Glancee at SXSW: Rolling with the serendipity
HTC Droid DNA for Verizon Wireless hands-on

Circle: If Highlight And Path Had A Beautiful Ambient Location Child

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The people behind college flirting network Likealittle have launched a new app in the App Store, Circle, an app that attempts to be more granular and thoughtful about the burgeoning ambient location space, which includes startups like Highlight, Banjo, Meetup and recent Facebook acquisition Glancee. While Likealittle will continue to run...
Circle: If Highlight And Path Had A Beautiful Ambient Location Child

HTC unveils One S, arrives with dual-core power, engineered metal finish

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HTC's new phone appears to be its middle-weight offering, but it's still with a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED display and a dual-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 inside set to do the heavy-lifting. Previously known to leak fans as the Ville, HTC's brought Ice Cream Sandwich to the fold, alongside...
HTC unveils One S, arrives with dual-core power, engineered metal finish
Disappearance of Israel and Cyprus details on Flickr highlight gaps in Nokia's maps

Here's A Socially Acceptable Way To Stalk People Around You

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Paul Davison built an iPhone app that knows if people in your social circle are near you.  The app is called Highlight and it launched a few weeks ago. The app allows you to see photos of people around you and see who you know in common -- before...
Here's A Socially Acceptable Way To Stalk People Around You
Sonar update renews battle with Highlight: find friends, not just 'randoms'

To Capture New Users, Socialcam Redesigns Its Website And Introduces A Leaderboard

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Social mobile video startup Socialcam is rolling out a new web site today, which is designed to create more engagement for users that might not have the mobile app installed. The company has also introduced a leaderboard to help highlight users to celebrities, brands and top producers on the Socialcam...
To Capture New Users, Socialcam Redesigns Its Website And Introduces A Leaderboard
Electronic Arts officially launches Origin game platform for the Mac

Death To Feature Creep! Bump 3.0 Dumps All But Contacts and Photo Sharing

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more, More, MORE. STOP! Rather than cram more features into Bump 3.0, the team behind the 75 million-installs mobile app combed the data and brushed off all the features no one used. Now, instead of letting you wirelessly share apps, music, and calendar events with nearby devices, it only allows...
Death To Feature Creep! Bump 3.0 Dumps All But Contacts and Photo Sharing

Meeps: See why Apple took note of this little iPhone conversation app

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When Web 1.0 became Web 2.0 we lost something. That self-curated connection that was enabled heavily by forums and chat rooms seems to have gone away, replaced instead by automatically-curated experiences. But if Mathew Ranauro and the Meeps team are correct, people still want to have conversations around topics and...
Meeps: See why Apple took note of this little iPhone conversation app

Cluster App Aims at Better Photo Curation (Especially for the Lazy)

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Can’t say I get excited when I hear about a new photo-sharing app. The market is flooded. Plus, I’m lazy, and don’t feel like investing time and energy into yet another new app. Serial entrepreneur Brenden Mulligan wants to convince me to feel otherwise. Not by changing my laziness, but...
Cluster App Aims at Better Photo Curation (Especially for the Lazy)
Dispatch: ‘Ambient awareness’ apps light up SXSW, but what about the wider world?

Airbnb 'Wish Lists' Are a Highlight of New Site Design

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Airbnb is rolling out a new feature called Wish List, part of a redesign that makes the site feel more like a home décor magazine than a rental property Web site....
Airbnb 'Wish Lists' Are a Highlight of New Site Design

The State Of The Smartphone Industry [CHARTS] (AAPL, GOOG, RIMM, NOK, SNE)

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Ever wonder whether that profit warning by an Asian component supplier was relevant? Well Nomura analysts Romit Shah and Stuart Jeffrey have the answer, and they've allowed us to share their presentation. The presentation details the key components in a smartphone, how much they cost, and how important each supplier...
The State Of The Smartphone Industry [CHARTS] (AAPL, GOOG, RIMM, NOK, SNE)

Facebook Just Launched A Paywall For Users Who Want To Dominate Your News Feed

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Facebook has rolled out a new product, named "Highlight," that allows users to pay a $2 cash fee if they want their status updates to be more prominent in their friends' news feeds. Here's what the new app looks like: Highlight is being tested in New Zealand, according to Stuff...
Facebook Just Launched A Paywall For Users Who Want To Dominate Your News Feed

Android Tops 50%, iOS Hits 30% in U.S. Smartphone Installed User Base

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Research firm comScore today released the results of its latest survey of mobile phone users in the United States, finding that Google's Android and Apple's iOS continue to dominate the smartphone landscape. The highlight of comScore's report is Android passing 50% of installed smartphone user base for the first time,...
Android Tops 50%, iOS Hits 30% in U.S. Smartphone Installed User Base
Apple TV update adds support for multiple iTunes accounts, shared Photo Streams
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