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Inside Microsoft's Surface RT Tablet

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Along with the first pricing and availability details, Microsoft gave us some additional insight into Surface in a tour of the design and engineering facility where the project was first hatched. Microsoft wasn't specific about when work began on Surface other than to say that the company was thinking...
Inside Microsoft's Surface RT Tablet
SET Media Adds New Tools To Optimize Video Ad Campaigns

Retargeting Is Just Phase One

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The post Retargeting Is Just Phase One appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.Toward the end of the year, annual predictions come out (I’ve been guilty of this for nearly ten years now). I was perusing these from Triggit founder Zach Coelius, and his ninth one hit me right between...
Retargeting Is Just Phase One
Dachis Group’s Advocate Insight Finds A Brand’s Most Valuable Fans

Facebook head of brand design calls out trends to watch in 2013

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Facebook Head of Brand Design Paul Adams says mobile, small networks and aggregation of data are the three trends to watch in 2013. Adams wrote about these trends on his blog, giving insight into what he’d like his team and other companies to think about when building on the Facebook...
Facebook head of brand design calls out trends to watch in 2013
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Facebook Pages finally get administrator roles and scheduled posts

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Facebook is continuing to beef up its offerings to Facebook Page administrators, adding features that were previously only available in third party apps, with the latest allowing them to assign administrator roles and schedule posts. Page administrators will no doubt appreciate is the ability to assign specific roles to other...
Facebook Pages finally get administrator roles and scheduled posts

Nokia teases Lumia 928 but still mum on launch date

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Nokia has confirmed the upcoming launch of the long-rumored Lumia 928, with a website that hints at advanced camera features.The Lumia 928 will be an upgraded version of the existing flagship Lumia 920, and is expected to become available via U.S. operator Verizon Wireless. The website shows someone taking...
Nokia teases Lumia 928 but still mum on launch date

Enterprise social network Yammer announces dashboard analytics for employees

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Yammer, a company that has Twitter-like properties to assist companies to create better communication throughout its ranks, has launched a new dashboard analytics tool which gives employees a deeper look into what’s happening in their network. The tool is supposed to help employers understand who is using the tool and...
Enterprise social network Yammer announces dashboard analytics for employees

DataSift Raises $15M To Help Businesses Mine And Analyze Social Data

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DataSift, company that provides developers and third parties with access to Twitter, Facebook and other social data sources, has raised $15.25 million in Series B funding led by Scale Venture Partners with Northgate Capital and Daher Capital participating. This brings DataSift’s funding to $30 million. For background, developers, businesses, media...
DataSift Raises $15M To Help Businesses Mine And Analyze Social Data

Survey: iPhone users rank highest in terms of carrier and smartphone loyalty

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A recent survey conducted by VoIP service Rebtel has given insight into how mobile subscribers are reacting to call quality, how they deal with the choice between VoIP or a mobile carrier, and more. One of the key findings of the survey is that a whopping 128 million American mobile subscribers,...
Survey: iPhone users rank highest in terms of carrier and smartphone loyalty

Google brings new custom themes to Gmail

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Google just announced new custom themes will be coming to Gmail, allowing users to upload their own background images (or select from Google+ photos), browse from a selection of “Featured Photos”, or enter a URL of any image. The video above pretty much speaks for itself, but Google noted...
Google brings new custom themes to Gmail

Pinterest analytics site receives 36,000 sign ups in one week [Review and Invites]

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With businesses working hard to make the most out of Pinterest’s explosive growth and traffic rates, there are lots of tips and tricks on how to make the social network work for them. Now there’s a site, Pinerly, that will help you figure out if what you’re doing is actually working....
Pinterest analytics site receives 36,000 sign ups in one week [Review and Invites]
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Facebook Will Use Datalogix Offline Purchase Records To Show Ads The Perfect Number Of Times

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Show someone a Facebook ad once and they’ll forget, 100 times and they’ll be annoyed. So Facebook is going to use offline purchase data to help businesses increase ROI up to 40% by showing them “sweetspot” of ad frequency, it announced today at New York’s Advertising Week. Privacy fears flared...
Facebook Will Use Datalogix Offline Purchase Records To Show Ads The Perfect Number Of Times

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, ZNGA, RIMM, MSFT, AMZN)

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Good morning! Here's the news: Zynga's chief engineer has resigned in order to do "something entrepreneurial." Google is opening an online tablet store. LivingSocial's cofounder steps down from the board. RIM lost $54 million on that massive outage. Ex-CEO of RIM Jim Balsillie has stepped down from the RIM...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, ZNGA, RIMM, MSFT, AMZN)
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The book that had a violent impact on my business strategy [Video]

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Vooza, “the world’s most unbelievable tech startup.” This week’s video from Vooza: VP of Biz Dev, Steve Skinner explains his app’s target market, why startups are like having children, the benefits of staying in beta forever, and the book that’s had a violent...
The book that had a violent impact on my business strategy [Video]

How A Slight Change In Reporting Can Change Your SEO Practice Forever

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The past 12-18 months have seen a great deal of attention around the concept of Big Data in the marketing world. The numerous ways in which Big Data promises to increase insight into online behavior, customer profiling and more has been written about extensively. At Conductor, we agree that Big......
How A Slight Change In Reporting Can Change Your SEO Practice Forever

Released Video From Silva Beating Shows His Last Moments; Video Of Actual Beating Still Missing

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A pair of the cell phone recordings of the David Silva beating have been released by attorney Daniel Rodriguez. 23ABC News received the videos first, both of which capture the final moments of Silva's life. Unfortunately for those seeking more clarity as to the actions of the nine responding...
Released Video From Silva Beating Shows His Last Moments; Video Of Actual Beating Still Missing

The Engadget Interview: Wes Craven and Joe Swanberg

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We're here in Austin for SXSW Interactive, but it's impossible to avoid a little bleed over from the film and music portions of the event -- particularly when you get an invited to cover the latest webstreaming news from AMC Networks. The company set up camp in the IFC...
The Engadget Interview: Wes Craven and Joe Swanberg

This feedback tool lets you optimize your site by user happiness

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Usabilla, a usability startup that helps companies refine their user experience (UX) design, has just launched a new product, Usabilla Live, that collects real-time feedback from users right on your site based on how happy they are with specific aspects of any given page. The tool revolves around a feedback button...
This feedback tool lets you optimize your site by user happiness

We're liveblogging Sony's E3 2012 keynote, tonight at 9PM ET!

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The PlayStation 4? The Vita 2? Pipedreams for E3 2012, perhaps, but Sony's surely going to put on a show, as always, with this year's E3 press event. A Vita price cut seems like it might be in the cards, to help reinvigorate interest in the company's portable. We'll...
We're liveblogging Sony's E3 2012 keynote, tonight at 9PM ET!

Dragonplay lands $14M in funding from top grossing Android app, looks to M&A for casino genre growth

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Live Holdem Poker Pro developer Dragonplay announced a $14 million first round of funding today led by Accel Partners. The money will go toward acquiring smaller developers to work on more card, board game and slot titles for Android, iOS and Facebook. Dragonplay’s Live Holdem Poker Pro is currently the...
Dragonplay lands $14M in funding from top grossing Android app, looks to M&A for casino genre growth

These Are The Top 20 Tech Investors You Should Follow On Twitter

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If you follow the right investors on Twitter, you can gain a lot of insight into how they think, the types of startups they find most interesting, and markets that are ripe for disruption.  PeekAnalytics, a social media analytics company, ranked the top tech investors on Twitter based on influence. ...
These Are The Top 20 Tech Investors You Should Follow On Twitter

How To Avoid The Most Common Startup Tech Mistakes

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For any startup founder, the first few months are an uphill battle. During this time, it's crucial to develop a solid infrastructure that will protect your intellectual property, manage data systems, and ensure that you can scale up without any major glitches. It's a daunting task. To get some insight,...
How To Avoid The Most Common Startup Tech Mistakes

Tatler's exclusive isn't at all revealing...

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Hats off to Kate Reardon, editor of Tatler, for her cheeky cover line in the magazine's March issue, as circled below. It says: Exclusive - Charlie Brooks reveals all.You'll be disappointed if you rush off to fork out £4.10 in the hope of reading the intimate secrets of Charlie and...
Tatler's exclusive isn't at all revealing...
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