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Infographics For Everyone: Visual.ly Launches First Automated Tool Out Of Beta

This app generates gorgeous and informative infographics about your Facebook usage

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While the tide might be turning on the use of infographics by journalists or bloggers, we can imagine they’re still pretty popular among social media users. Especially when the topic of the infographic is you. With the new Facebook-powered app, GetAbout.me, you can generate three pretty cool infographics about you...
This app generates gorgeous and informative infographics about your Facebook usage

Big Data Analytics Startup Datameer Brings Hadoop To The Desktop

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Datameer was founded in 2009 to help businesses run analytics against large data sets with no programming required. With it latest release, Datameer is introducing two new versions of its data analytics software that can be run on the desktop or on an enterprise’s own server. The Enterprise version of...
Big Data Analytics Startup Datameer Brings Hadoop To The Desktop

Ecommerce, search and social media in China by the numbers [Infographic]

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We’re a fairly skeptical bunch when it comes to infographics. While we love the idea of telling a story visually, we believe that the originality is long gone and it is a medium that is all too frequently misused – something tech journos/bloggers are as much to blame for. Every now and...
Ecommerce, search and social media in China by the numbers [Infographic]

Why Your Infographic Is Evil (And Three Ways To Fix It)

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Blogger's confession: I can spend a couple of hours interviewing sources and crafting a post several hundred words long and get a couple of thousand hits. Or I can write a pithy introduction, repurpose an infographic that has already appeared on several other sites and most likely was created...
Why Your Infographic Is Evil (And Three Ways To Fix It)

Build your own infographics in a few clicks with Visual.ly Create

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Data visualisation platform Visual.ly has today launched a service that allows anyone to create and share infographics with no effort. Visual.ly Create lets you choose from a range of infographics based around Twitter and Facebook data. Five visualizations are available at launch. For example, ‘Facebook Monster’ analyses your Facebook account to...
Build your own infographics in a few clicks with Visual.ly Create

Game makers face uphill battle proving copyright infringement in court

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The idea of copying a successful game concept and profiting off of your own version is practically as old as the game industry itself—just look at the countless Pong clones released in the wake of the Atari original (which itself may have been copied from another source... but that's...
Game makers face uphill battle proving copyright infringement in court
This Incredibly Intricate Graphic Tells You Everything You Need To Know About E-Commerce

Infographics: Tech's Patent Arms Race Fuels Mobile's Doomsday Machine

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Launch Missiles Google: USA Apple: USSR Microsoft: China Motorola: UK Nokia: Finland Samsung: Germany LG: Canada HTC: Czechlovakia Sony: France Huawei: India “I’m willing to go thermonuclear war on this.” Steve Jobs famously turned to Cold War weaponry to describe just how badly he wanted to eradicate Android from...
Infographics: Tech's Patent Arms Race Fuels Mobile's Doomsday Machine

Infographics: Pandora’s Size Issues

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Pandora's catalog of 1 million songs is dwarfed by Spotify Radio's 16 million songs. Graphic: Ryan Tate. Data: Companies. The online jukebox Spotify announced Tuesday it will offer customized internet radio stations, putting the upstart into competition with longtime netcaster Pandora. Spotify might lack Pandora’s deep experience in online...
Infographics: Pandora’s Size Issues
How to see anyone's personal year in review on Facebook
Startups' Missed Connections

The Cure For Content-Creation Madness

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I just recovered from a HootSuite infection. I thought that by posting new content each day, hordes of new B2B corporate decision makers would find me. I watched and waited for my Klout score to skyrocket. Boy, was I disappointed. The majority of new followers included yoga instructors, network marketers,...
The Cure For Content-Creation Madness

Bryan Christie: turning visualisation into art

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A designer is blending information design and fine art. Welcome to the work of Bryan Christie• more data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianThere's a thin line between information design - infographics - and art. And the best of the former manage to cross over into the latter.So it...
Bryan Christie: turning visualisation into art

Infogr.am launches so you can create your own beautiful and interactive infographics

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If you read things on the Internet, like The Next Web, you’ve probably seen an infographic. The art of the infographic depends on how what data is being presented, how cleanly, and how attractively. A well-done infographic is more interesting than a text-only post of data. The only problem with...
Infogr.am launches so you can create your own beautiful and interactive infographics

Eating habits visualized by Massive Health. You are what, when and where you eat

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Massive Health, the firm that hopes to change the way we look after ourselves through better management and data, has released a set of infographics that illustrate the ways in which we are what we eat. Using data collated from use of Massive Health’s habit tracking app, Eatery the visualisations describe...
Eating habits visualized by Massive Health. You are what, when and where you eat

WhitePages' new Current Caller ID app is the future of smartphone calling

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For all of the apps, sensors, and powerful hardware our smartphones are equipped with, they’re still pretty dumb when it comes to making and receiving phone calls. With its latest Android app, Current Caller ID, WhitePages shows us one potential evolutionary path for the smartphone’s calling and texting screens....
WhitePages' new Current Caller ID app is the future of smartphone calling

[Infographic] The Hype Versus Reality of HTML5 Deployment

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What do we really know about HTML5? It is a Web based standard with the potential to create cross-platform apps that can run anywhere, everywhere. The key word here is potential. HTML5 is evolving and there is little doubt that it will be a major component of the future. That...
[Infographic] The Hype Versus Reality of HTML5 Deployment
Topps: Iconic Trading Cards Brand Goes Beyond Cardboard With First-Ever Mobile Apps
Making idiot-proof infographics with Infogr.am

Irish Times learns from its start-up incubator winner, finalists

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Back in August, we reported how the 153-year-old The Irish Times was endeavouring to get closer to tech companies by hosting five start-ups for eight weeks. Now the publishers says GetBulb, a web service that lets users make data-driven infographics, has won its Irish Times Digital Challenge. GetBulb wins a...
Irish Times learns from its start-up incubator winner, finalists
Infographics: Stanford Grads Get Most Startup Cash, Harvard Counts on Facebook Effect

Microsoft Finally Admits Everyone Hates Internet Explorer (MSFT)

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Most people don't like Internet Explorer. In fact, most internet users (i.e., all of us) think that it sucks! We all know it, and now Microsoft has officially admitted this fact. So for the launch of IE9, and in a bid to make a comeback against Firefox and Chrome,...
Microsoft Finally Admits Everyone Hates Internet Explorer (MSFT)

Visual.ly launches redesign with social features for its growing community of nearly 145K users

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Infographics have quickly become the bane of the Web since exploding in popularity over the past year. The number of poor designs, empty stats, bias and sketchy sources are enough to make any design-conscious person cringe, but that’s because infographics aren’t any different from any other sort of design; there’s...
Visual.ly launches redesign with social features for its growing community of nearly 145K users

Tripl launches beautiful travel summaries to help you keep track of your friends' journeys

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When you return from a trip, wouldn’t it be nice to compile a neat summary of what you did while you were away to share with others? Tripl is launching a new service today that does that in style. Founded in Sweden but now based in New York, Tripl began...
Tripl launches beautiful travel summaries to help you keep track of your friends' journeys
Navigate the war on Internet piracy with this nifty battle map (infographic)

Notch launches to visualize all of the personal health data you track with FitBit

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If you’re a health nut, you’re probably aware of FitBit and Nike’s FuelBand. These wearable devices track all types of data about you, including how many steps you’ve taken throughout the day. The missing part is how to view all of this data in a fun and useful way. That’s...
Notch launches to visualize all of the personal health data you track with FitBit

ResumUP: Turn your Facebook profile into a beautiful visual resume

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The time of infographic supremacy has perhaps fallen, as everyone and their mother seems to have taken to them like a fad.  Because of this, TNW has all but banned infographics from our blog, since most of the time they end up being too heavily branded, self-promotional and poorly designed. Still,...
ResumUP: Turn your Facebook profile into a beautiful visual resume

WSJ live coverage of Super Tuesday shows the convergence of online media

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Today is Super Tuesday in the US, and primary elections are taking place across the country to designate the Republican presidential candidate . To coincide with the event, the Wall Street Journal has introduced a new landing page called ‘Streams’, which could undoubtedly prove useful for the campaign coverage. ‘Streams’...
WSJ live coverage of Super Tuesday shows the convergence of online media

Infographics That Don’t Suck: FindTheBest’s Comparison Charts Are Now Embeddable

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FindTheBest, the startup led by DoubleClick founder Kevin O’Connor, has built a charts comparing everything from financial advisors to dog breeds to smartphones. And now that those charts can be embedded in blog posts, you might start seeing them a lot more often. O’Connor’s aim, as he’s explained to me...
Infographics That Don’t Suck: FindTheBest’s Comparison Charts Are Now Embeddable
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