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→→ Romanticizing the poor hobbles realistic interventions for alleviating poverty. http://j.mp/arjcEY

Outgoing FCC chair: Wireless dominance by AT&T and Verizon a "very bad thing"

arstechnica.com
Julius Genachowski, the outgoing chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today touted his agency's record in promoting wireless competition over the last four years. And he warned that allowing AT&T and Verizon Wireless, the market leaders, to snap up all of the spectrum in an upcoming wireless auction...
Outgoing FCC chair: Wireless dominance by AT&T and Verizon a "very bad thing"

CANDDi's smart website analysis tool gets new features to help turn more visitors into customers

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There’s a lot of value in taking existing data and using it in smarter ways. CANDDi exemplifies this, analysing website visitor information and changing individual user experiences dynamically to increase the chances of generating a sale from them. Now the UK-based startup, which announced a £370,000 ($598,000 USD) funding round...
CANDDi's smart website analysis tool gets new features to help turn more visitors into customers
Spammers make a combined $200 million a year while costing society $20 billion

Breaking: Countries Act In Their Own Interests In Spite Of What's Best For Everyone Else

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Cross-posted from The prisoner's dilemma, it seems, is still a profitable mine in economic academia. A couple of researchers at the New York Fed are out with a new paper on capital controls. In it, conventional wisdom (and the aforementioned dilemma) proves right and the contrarian view, dating from...
Breaking: Countries Act In Their Own Interests In Spite Of What's Best For Everyone Else

I Love Software! I Admit It!

chris.pirillo.com
No matter what operating system I’m using, I’m kind of a software addict. I love it. And I’m not going to promise to quit, because I don’t want to. You can’t make me! No interventions, please. I’m unrepentant. And as you’ll see as you read on, we talked a... Read...
I Love Software! I Admit It!
Putting the breaks on climate change with... diamonds?

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

Blueprint Health demo day: 5 startups fixing health for patients

gigaom.com
President Obama and Mitt Romney spoke only in broad strokes and big numbers about how they would improve healthcare Wednesday night. But nine health tech startups, graduating Thursday from New York health tech accelerator Blueprint Health, have some very specific plans. In front of a packed room of about 500...
Blueprint Health demo day: 5 startups fixing health for patients

Apple's Olympic TV ads: One funny one, two not so much

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Batting 333 isn't bad in baseball. For Apple, it's below average. FORTUNE -- The one about the Apple "genius" doing emergency interventions in mid-flight is the funny one. The quality falls off when the same genius (who apparently sleeps in a blue Apple T-shirt, still wearing his name tag) interacts...
Apple's Olympic TV ads: One funny one, two not so much

→→ Romanticizing the poor hobbles realistic interventions for alleviating poverty. http://j.mp/arjcEY

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→→ Romanticizing the poor hobbles realistic interventions for alleviating poverty. http://j.mp/arjcEY

Obama's FTC pick has sided with Google

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President Obama's pick for the Federal Trade Commission is an antitrust scholar who last year criticized the agency's case against Google. Joshua Wright, a professor at George Mason University School of Law wrote in an August 2011 paper that an increased interest by antitrust enforcement officials in policing competition in...
Obama's FTC pick has sided with Google
Video: Why Richard Russo says Amazon is a predator

Apple's App Discovery Lead On Google Is Shrinking, But Mobile Publishers Shouldn't Be Too Worried

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Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Matthäus Krzykowski is a co-founder of Xyologic, a mobile app search engine. The number of iPhone apps that hit the Top Free 100 rankings in the U.S. Apple App Store has decreased by 35%, according to a study we’ve completed at app search startup...
Apple's App Discovery Lead On Google Is Shrinking, But Mobile Publishers Shouldn't Be Too Worried
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