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Four productivity-boosting replacements for stock iOS apps

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If you're an iPhone user, you're no doubt familiar with stock apps like Calendar, Mail, Notes, and Reminders. These are key tools in any mobile worker's arsenal, and yet all four have room for improvement. Some would say a lot of room. Below I've rounded up four great alternatives...
Four productivity-boosting replacements for stock iOS apps
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Report: LTE Connections To Hit 90 Million By Year’s End, 1 Billion By 2017

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By now, we’re pretty familiar with the term 4G LTE. But that in and of itself is somewhat surprising. It took 12 years for GSM wireless technology to reach one billion connections, and WCDMA took 11 years. But LTE will hit the same mark in just seven years of existence,...
Report: LTE Connections To Hit 90 Million By Year’s End, 1 Billion By 2017

Social Media Marketing Platform SocialFlow Raises $10 Million Series B

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SocialFlow, the makers of social marketing optimization technology that helps brands determine when to post their messages to social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, as well as which messages they should promote, has today closed on $10 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Fairhaven Capital,...
Social Media Marketing Platform SocialFlow Raises $10 Million Series B

Why Everyone Should Turn Off Blog Comments

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In the past I’ve spoken about why I turned off blog comments, but it was mostly from a time/labor perspective. Now I have another reason, one that affects everyone from an SEO Perspective. In some cases. leaving comments on will negatively impact your rankings and traffic.In case you missed...
Why Everyone Should Turn Off Blog Comments

Podcast: Why the digital age needs an effective content licensing strategy

gigaom.com
Historically publishers have lacked focus on licensing and syndicating digital content. The latest GigaOM Research podcast features Connected Consumer curator Paul Sweeting, who discusses how social media could play a role in improving digital content licensing, key tools in this space, and the impact on publishers and journalists. (download) iTunes...
Podcast: Why the digital age needs an effective content licensing strategy

Project Sputnik: Dell's Ubuntu-based XPS13 laptop for developers

www.engadget.com
An internal innovation fund at Dell is helping create project Sputnik, an Ubuntu-based laptop aimed at developers. The hardware is Dell's XPS13 Ultrabook, and the OS is the latest version of Canonical's linux distro, Precise Pangolin 12.04 LTS. So far the image contains drivers and patches for hardware, key...
Project Sputnik: Dell's Ubuntu-based XPS13 laptop for developers

TNW Academy presents: Gamification principles and practices

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Gamification is the process of using game mechanics and game thinking to engage users and to solve problems. In this live interactive class Gabe Zichermann, chair of the Gamification Summit, will show you how gamification works and explain why it works. Gabe is a highly rated public speaker, entrepreneur and...
TNW Academy presents: Gamification principles and practices

'Don't Get SOPA'd' Is The New Mantra On Capitol Hill

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As we noted when one of the recent cybersecurity bills was introduced in the Senate, it was accompanied by a press release that explicitly stated that this bill wasn't SOPA. While the entertainment industry keeps hoping that the anti-SOPA protests were a one-time experience, apparently the power of internet users...
'Don't Get SOPA'd' Is The New Mantra On Capitol Hill

With Billions Burning a Hole in Her Pocket, Here Are Some Companies Yahoo's Mayer Might Be Eyeing (and Buying)

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Now that she could have $4 billion more to play with from the proceeds of Yahoo’s sale of its Chinese assets, here’s a fun new Silicon Valley parlor game to enjoy: “What will Marissa Mayer buy?” Her moves are more than just an exercise, though, as it’s becoming clear...
With Billions Burning a Hole in Her Pocket, Here Are Some Companies Yahoo's Mayer Might Be Eyeing (and Buying)
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