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Obama Orders Agencies to Optimize Web Content for Mobile

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U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered all major government agencies to make two key services available on mobile phones within a year, in an effort to embrace......
Obama Orders Agencies to Optimize Web Content for Mobile

Amazon adds down-under presence with new Asia-Pacific region in Sydney

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Amazon Web Services is bringing key services, including its Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2_,  to a new Sydney, Australia-based region.  Sydney brings total number of AWS regions worldwide to nine including Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Sao Paolo and Ireland, and three regions in the US. The company also hosts a CloudFront...
Amazon adds down-under presence with new Asia-Pacific region in Sydney

ThredUP Shuts Down Kids Clothes Swapping Service In Favor Of Online Consignment

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The online kids clothing exchange thredUP is shutting down its clothes swapping service. But wait! Don’t panic, moms! (And dads, too, if you’re all 50/50 about the child-rearing duties. Haven’t met one of those yet, but I hear they exist). The good news is that thredUP itself is not shutting down, it’s...
ThredUP Shuts Down Kids Clothes Swapping Service In Favor Of Online Consignment

6 Ways To Make Freemium Work For B2B Products

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Guest author Anthony Smith is CEO of Insightly. You may have read a lot of articles last year about why the so-called "freemium" model doesn't work for most consumer-oriented companies. And it's true; offering a base-level product for free to gain visibility and marketshare and then converting a subset of...
6 Ways To Make Freemium Work For B2B Products

The Tech Accelerator Epidemic Has Hit New Jersey

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(techlaunch.com) It's fair to say that tech accelerator programs are launching, well, frequently now, all with the same basic template. Between Blueprint Health, DreamIt Ventures and Entrepreneurs Roundtable, Betabeat can barely keep up with the demo days just here in New York. It's difficult to say who started the craze;...
The Tech Accelerator Epidemic Has Hit New Jersey

Google launches Chromebook rentals and bulk online purchases for Apps customers

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Today Google announced two key services for its Chromebook project: rentals, and the ability for its Apps customers to quickly purchase and deploy the hardware. Renting a Chromebook costs $30 a month, a fee that declines over time. After the first 12 months with a device, the monthly cost goes...
Google launches Chromebook rentals and bulk online purchases for Apps customers
TwitPic's new iPhone app provides yet another way to tweak and share your photos

It’s time to change all the Passwords!

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Sigh. First LinkedIn’s passwords were was hacked, then eHarmony’s. Today we found out passwords from Last.fm’s may also have been stolen. Odds are pretty good there are more compromised site that we just don’t know about yet. So guess what it’s a good time to do? CHANGE ALL THE PASSWORDS!...
It’s time to change all the Passwords!

Details of Windows Phone's 7.8 upgrade leak, with a mid-November launch hinted

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Today, according to a report in BetaBeat, the Italian Windows Phone Facebook page posted concerning the Windows Phone 7.8 upgrade coming to the platform, which will bring new functionality to handsets soon set to become legacy devices, unable to run the forthcoming Windows Phone 8 software. However, the post appears...
Details of Windows Phone's 7.8 upgrade leak, with a mid-November launch hinted

Nintendo to retire Wii network services in Japan, including the Weather Channel

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No one disputes that the Wii is old, but old enough to retire? It seems so, at least in the case of a number of its internet services, which Nintendo has scheduled for closure on June 28th. An End of Life notice to Japanese customers reveals that a total...
Nintendo to retire Wii network services in Japan, including the Weather Channel
BlackBerry service outage hits Europe

Why Free Is Bad: Businesses Should Be Happy To Pay For Key Services

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Guest author Mike McDerment is co-founder and CEO of cloud-based small business accounting provider FreshBooks. Late last year Google Apps for Business eliminated its free version (see Google Dares Businesses To Switch To Microsoft Office). You might think this is a bad thing for small business owners. Everything free is...
Why Free Is Bad: Businesses Should Be Happy To Pay For Key Services

Google's growing cloud just got a NoSQL database

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It doesn’t have a cool name like Cassandra, Voldemort or MongoDB, but Google is offering up a non-relational database called Google Cloud Datastore. Like almost everything the company has done since announcing its Compute Engine service at last year’s IO conference — including the rest of the features it announced...
Google's growing cloud just got a NoSQL database

Obama orders agencies to optimize Web content for mobile

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U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered all major government agencies to make two key services available on mobile phones within a year, in an effort to embrace a growing trend toward Web surfing on mobile devices....
Obama orders agencies to optimize Web content for mobile

No, The Death Of Google Reader Doesn't Mean 'Free' Doesn't Work

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With the imminent death of Google Reader, I've seen a number of people whose opinions I respect quite a bit, say something about how "this shows why paying for software is important," or, alternatively "why free software isn't a good idea." One of many examples of this is Dave Winer's...
No, The Death Of Google Reader Doesn't Mean 'Free' Doesn't Work

mBlox launches new program to help developers send targeted push notifications

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Mobile services heavyweight mBlox is launching a new Developer Program, the company announced today. Available at developer.mblox.com, it will help developers build mobile engagement APIs into their apps. As you may know, mBlox boasts relationships with 800 mobile carriers around the world, and sends 5 billion SMS messages every year to let companies...
mBlox launches new program to help developers send targeted push notifications
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