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Media Center remains a tumultuous, and rumor ridden component of Windows 8

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The media is in a knot this morning over a bit of back and forth confusion surrounding Windows 8, its beta (to be called a ‘consumer preview’), and the existence of Media Center as part of the operating system. We’re here to clear this up for you. Here’s the skinny,...
Media Center remains a tumultuous, and rumor ridden component of Windows 8

Brands Will Spend $10 million On Promoted Tweets By Super Bowl LI

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Five years from now brands could spend $10 million on promoted tweets during the Super Bowl, according to an industry observer. But first, brands need to learn how to use Twitter and avoid Sunday night's Toyota disaster, in which the car maker ended up spamming people who used game-related hash...
Brands Will Spend $10 million On Promoted Tweets By Super Bowl LI

Facebook Has A Business Model Problem

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I spent some time this week trading email with Mark Cuban about Facebook and hearing his frustrations about the way Facebook is treating its corporate customers and brand partners. The deal with Facebook, now and apparently forever, is that if brands want to reach all (or even just a large...
Facebook Has A Business Model Problem
Asus exec: Google 'targeting Amazon' with upcoming tablet

First London, now Paris: Metro gets free WiFi

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London and Paris have had a competitive relationship for a little while now. So perhaps it shouldn’t be a surprise that just a few weeks after London announced the rollout of free wireless access on the Tube, the French have made a similar move. News coming from Paris tells of...
First London, now Paris: Metro gets free WiFi

Intel talks details on its tiny "Next Unit of Computing" system

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Intel's NUC prototype and motherboard pictured next to an iPhone. TechReport Not content to leave the "extremely tiny computer" market to the likes of the Raspberry Pi, the Cotton Candy, and the Pocket TV, Intel has also been showing off its own diminutive motherboard at expos and trade shows...
Intel talks details on its tiny "Next Unit of Computing" system
Yahoo Axis Chrome Extension Leaks Private Certificate File

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?

Yahoo disables Axis Chrome extension after developer exposes security vulnerability

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Yahoo has confirmed that it has disabled the Google Chrome extension from its new Axis browser, after security concerns were raised by a developer who managed to forge the extension. A company spokesperson provided The Next Web with the following statement that confirms the temporary shutdown: Yahoo! takes online security...
Yahoo disables Axis Chrome extension after developer exposes security vulnerability

2013: When Tablets Beat Laptops

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New analysis from NPD puts definite numbers around a trend you may have spotted: the death of the laptop at the hands of the tablet. NPD DisplaySearch's mobile computing market analysis has predicted a startling prediction for 2013: This is year tablets will occupy over 50% of the market,...
2013: When Tablets Beat Laptops

Science gets burned by Prometheus

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It's no secret that science and the entertainment industry aren't always the best of bedfellows. Back in 2009, I reported from that year's AAAS meeting on NSF's program to encourage responsible science in Hollywood. Then, the message was clear. Hollywood is interested in telling a story, and if scientific accuracy gets...
Science gets burned by Prometheus
Times Internet CEO Satyan Gajwani Discusses His Company's New Alliance With Gawker Media
Ebay Is Now Selling Live Services, Launches Secretguru As A Beta Pilot In The UK

GM to drop Facebook advertising, citing poor results

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A report in the Wall Street Journal has made it known that General Motors (GM), a company that wields a massive advertising budget, intends to cease paying for advertisements on the Facebook social networking platform. The Journal put the dollar sum of GM’s paid advertising spend at $10 million before...
GM to drop Facebook advertising, citing poor results
Apple is getting pushed around by WhatsApp

Quit Instagram, They Said. They're Selling Your Photos, They Said.

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The real world: Quit, verb, to leave (a place), usually permanently. The internet: Quit, verb, to threaten to leave as loudly as possible, usually over something stupid, then do nothing. Some days I feel like the blogosphere is full of paranoid attention whores. Other days, I’m sure of it. Today...
Quit Instagram, They Said. They're Selling Your Photos, They Said.

Whoops, someone forgot to publish the Yahoo Axis terms and conditions

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So Yahoo went ahead and launched its mobile browser ‘Axis’, just days after we broke news that Chrome had just overtaken Internet Explorer as the Web’s most popular option. While we’re not picking on Yahoo — it’s just plain wrong to kick a man when he’s down — someone needs...
Whoops, someone forgot to publish the Yahoo Axis terms and conditions
Feature: The Nokia Lumia 900 review
Sony Xperia Z review

Why cloud washing is evil, or at least annoying and potentially harmful

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Tony Lucas is mad as hell and he’s not going to take it any more. Cloudwashing that is. Lucas, the founder of Flexiant a cloud orchestration vendor, founder says traditional hosting companies and service providers are doing themselves harm by offering the same services they have for a decade or more,  but advertising...
Why cloud washing is evil, or at least annoying and potentially harmful
Tim Cook on deeper Facebook integration in iOS: 'Stay tuned'
Google's Schmidt says it's 'curious' that Apple is only suing Android OEMs instead of Google

Are you worried about the government's web surveillance plans?

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The Home Office has confirmed that ministers are planning to introduce a new law that allows the police to monitor some social media and email interactions. Are you concerned about the implication of this move?...
Are you worried about the government's web surveillance plans?

Social Charity Index: 12m people engage with top 100 charities

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Social media business skills are now crucial to realising the networking power of non-profitsWhat could not-for-profits be capable of achieving if they had free access to over 12 million connected and engaged people? That's the number of social media savvy supporters who follow, subscribe and like the top 100 social...
Social Charity Index: 12m people engage with top 100 charities

9to5

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Last week, 9to5mac published this article in which the author intentionally derided me and Instapaper, called it "Instascraper", and initially accused Instapaper of being responsible for the now-debunked "FBI" UDID leak. Despite my attempts to get them to correct what they wrote, they refused. Instapaper's reputation was severely damaged by...
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Yahoo CEO no longer considers BlackBerry a smartphone

Should TED Ban Marketing Pitches? Google Glass Talk Was Pure Promotion

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Sergey Brin's Google Glass presentation at last week's TED2013 conference came of ass little more than a product pitch. Wearing his "Google Glass" throughout the presentation, Brin begins by noting that "when we (Brin and Larry Page) started Google 15 years ago, my vision was that information would come to you...
Should TED Ban Marketing Pitches? Google Glass Talk Was Pure Promotion

Times editor embarrassed by having to issue hacking apologies

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Times editor James Harding cut a sorry figure at the Leveson inquiry today.He had to admit that he had paid "insufficient attention" to an instance of illegal email hacking carried out by one of his paper's former reporters.It was embarrassing to watch him field persistent questions over the incident as...
Times editor embarrassed by having to issue hacking apologies

Tom Keene Destroys Apple With One Simple Question (AAPL, GOOG)

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Bloomberg anchor, iPhone user, and (not to be rude, but) older gentleman Tom Keene somewhat inadvertently revealed a lot about the changing perceptions around Apple with one simple question. On his show today, he said to Wired writer Steve Levy, "What I see is a generational divide, is that true?...
Tom Keene Destroys Apple With One Simple Question (AAPL, GOOG)
This Survey Is Devastating For Microsoft: 42% Of Windows Users Plan To Switch To Apple
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