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Social: Facebook IPO Is Not the Endgame

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Meagan Marks, far right, with Mark Zuckerberg and team on the night Facebook's News Feed launched. Photo: Courtesy Meagan MarksIt would make sense if Meagan Marks sat glued to some digital stock ticker, watching every twitch in Facebook shares on this first day of public trading in what is the...
Social: Facebook IPO Is Not the Endgame

Apple unveils 2012 Holiday Gift Guide on website

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Apple has added their annual Holiday Gift Guide to their website. The virtual catalog includes both Apple and non-Apple products, accessories built around the Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod ecosystems. Though prices are unchanged from normal retail, the listing serves as a showcase for new and interesting products that complement...
Apple unveils 2012 Holiday Gift Guide on website
More sensors are coming to professional sports, but research outpaces business models

How Selling A Startup For Millions Of Dollars Can Go Horribly Wrong

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Innovative startups that manage to hire great teams and build interesting products don't always find the huge consumer or enterprise market they need to survive in the long term. When this happens, the natural thing for the startup to do is shut the whole thing down. But sometimes, there is...
How Selling A Startup For Millions Of Dollars Can Go Horribly Wrong
Danny Rimer's investment thesis: Clouds the whole way down

How an MP3 player inspired the launch of Google’s Knowledge Graph

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Usually when you see a product from a company, you don’t get a whole lot of background on where it came from or how it was created. Great products don’t need an explanation, they just work and people love it. Products that are better than great require a backstory, because...
How an MP3 player inspired the launch of Google’s Knowledge Graph

Spec Sheet: comparing the week's best gadgets with The Verge Database

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Spec Sheet looks at the week's most interesting products to keep track of the state of the art. A lot of products come out each week — we don't cover all of them, but all of them make it into The Verge Database. This week, we’re taking a look...
Spec Sheet: comparing the week's best gadgets with The Verge Database
Review: Samsung Galaxy Camera - This big mashup may make you fall in love with taking pictures again
Twitter acquires big data and large-scale computing startup Ubalo

Facebook IPO Is Not the Endgame

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Meagan Marks, far right, with Mark Zuckerberg and team on the night Facebook's News Feed launchedIt would make sense if Meagan Marks sat glued to some digital stock ticker, watching every twitch in Facebook shares on this first day of public trading in what is the largest technology IPO in...
Facebook IPO Is Not the Endgame
IK Multimedia announces 'iRig BlueBoard' Bluetooth MIDI pedalboard for iOS & Mac

Breaking the million user mark, social commerce company SneakPeeq releases its iPad app

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Today social commerce website SneakPeeq announced that it has passed the 1 million registered user mark, and has released its new iPad application to the market. Origins SneakPeeq serves two niches at once, the fashion conscious and shopping oriented consumer, and the up and coming brand that wishes to reach...
Breaking the million user mark, social commerce company SneakPeeq releases its iPad app
Avoiding the Microsoft Borg, Skype now has almost 250M users
Kyocera's 'speaker-less' Urbano Progresso hands-on: bone conduction meets Android 4.0

Samsung Series 5 UltraTouch review: a solid, if slightly overpriced, mid-range Ultrabook

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More Info Samsung demos Series 5 Ultra Touch and Series 5 Ultra Convertible Ultrabooks, we go hands-on Samsung Series 5 UltraTouch Ultrabook arrives October 26th, starting at $799 Samsung refreshes its mid-range Series 5 Ultrabook with touch; arrives in February for $749+ If you read our latest laptop buyer's...
Samsung Series 5 UltraTouch review: a solid, if slightly overpriced, mid-range Ultrabook
Taking its data and going home: Facebook action forces Yandex to shut down mobile app

The Secret Science Behind Big Data And Word Of Mouth

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Editor’s note: Jonah Berger is a marketing professor at the Wharton School and author of the New York Times bestseller Contagious: Why Things Catch On. Follow him on Twitter @j1berger. Why do some companies, products and services get more word of mouth than others? It’s not luck. There’s a science behind it. Social...
The Secret Science Behind Big Data And Word Of Mouth

Technology's Biggest Troublemakers

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The tech world has produced some brilliant people capable of harnessing computer technology for all kinds of purposes. They create interesting products, further political interests, or just get bored and cause trouble. Much to the chagrin of many a music executive, Shawn Fanning created Napster and caused the music industry...
Technology's Biggest Troublemakers

Sony Vaio Tap 20: Fun-Filled Family Computer

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Windows 8 marked a major overhaul of Microsoft’s operating system, but it wasn’t just the software that got a makeover. Manufacturers also built new hardware to work with Windows 8’s touch-focused interface, including a diverse range of tablets, laptops and hybrid designs. One of the most interesting products to emerge...
Sony Vaio Tap 20: Fun-Filled Family Computer

Smashing Conference 2012 -- The year of responsive Web design

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After a long journey by train through the beautiful German landscape, I arrived at Freiburg Hbf (Central Station), where I’d run into Vitaly Friedman, one of the co-founders of Smashing Magazine and the conference I would be attending, the Smashing Conference. Before assuming everyone here knows what Smashing Magazine is:...
Smashing Conference 2012 -- The year of responsive Web design

Connected Cars And Bio-Acoustical Transmission: A Peek Into AT&T’s Research Lab

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Yesterday, I was lucky enough to venture into the depths of AT&T’s New York offices and check out the Research Lab. In essence, AT&T has about a zillion APIs that relate to cloud computing, navigation, translation, and a plethora of other fun technology, and its researchers then take those...
Connected Cars And Bio-Acoustical Transmission: A Peek Into AT&T’s Research Lab

Venmo, now processing $10M a month, comes out of beta, offers me the world’s smallest bribe

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Venmo just sent me a penny. I sent it back of course. VentureBeat is an ethical publication before all else. The New York based social payment service announced today that it was taking off the beta label after launching more than two years ago. Why putting on the big boy...
Venmo, now processing $10M a month, comes out of beta, offers me the world’s smallest bribe

Why Samsung Could Be Heading For A Fall

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In January, I wrote a story for Forbes called Is Samsung Invincible, predicting that the South Korean manufacturer might just have carved itself a defensible Number One spot in electronics, achieving an ambition that has eluded Sony, Panasonic and many others. 3 Reasons Samsung Is On Top Samsung has been...
Why Samsung Could Be Heading For A Fall
BlackBerry: A funhouse visionary haunted by Research in Motion

The real power of Facebook lies in controlling connected identity

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In 2008, when Facebook introduced Facebook Connect, a way for folks to use their Facebook credentials to other websites and services, it was pretty obvious what Mark Zuckerberg’s long term goal was: controlling the identity infrastructure of the web. Once you do that, then you get access to all sorts of...
The real power of Facebook lies in controlling connected identity
The BGR Show - A look at Nokia's Lumia 920 and Motorola's new DROID RAZR phones

Apple's patent win should force competitors to grow some balls like Microsoft did

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Late last week Apple won a sweeping patent case against Samsung when a bunch of the company’s smartphones were found to infringe on Apple’s patents. Since then, there has been a spate of discussion centered around the theory that the win will stifle innovation in the smartphone space as competitors...
Apple's patent win should force competitors to grow some balls like Microsoft did

CES 2013: Household roundup

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The household product category isn't the fastest-evolving in the technology scene. Our refrigerators and ovens are all "good enough" at this point that most folks don't worry that their food won't stay cold or won't cook all the way through. That doesn't mean there isn't some truly amazing innovation...
CES 2013: Household roundup

We can't let the Internet of Things become the Tyranny of Things

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If you’re one to track the Q rating of tech trends, then you know the cloud is so last minute and big data is good for little more than wrapping fish at Whole Foods. For 2013, it’s all about the Internet of Things. Cisco, a company that stands to make...
We can't let the Internet of Things become the Tyranny of Things
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