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People are playing mobile games at home — especially in bed

Sponsor post: Get ready to rule the cloud!

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Attend Opscode’s inaugural user conference #ChefConf 2012 to acquire the tools necessary for automating cloud infrastructure through a wide range of insightful demos, workshops and keynotes. Featured speakers from companies such as Fidelity, Ancestry.com, HP Cloud, Rackspace and more will present the future of cloud infrastructure automation. At #ChefCon 2012,...
Sponsor post: Get ready to rule the cloud!

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, And Social Media Marketing: Three Trends

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Yesterday Orbitz CEO Barney Harford defended his company's targeted pricing -- offering Mac users more expensive hotel options than those offered to PC users -- by using Twitter to send out a clarification.  As Harford's succinct response shows, social media has grown beyond a conversation tool to help companies manage...
Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, And Social Media Marketing: Three Trends

Take The 2012 State of Search Marketing Survey

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SEMPO & Econsultancy have teamed up again this year to run the State of Search Marketing Survey. The survey will cover topics including budgets, marketing objectives, and the latest trends in paid search, search engine optimization (SEO), and social media. SEMPO and Econsultancy are asking... Please visit Search Engine Land...
Take The 2012 State of Search Marketing Survey
Yahoo launches its own iOS web browser called Axis, with a focus on syncing bookmarks
Angry Birds Space hits 50M downloads in 35 days

Rapper Soulja Boy opens up shop on Shoply

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Soulja Boy, the American rapper, actor, record producer and entrepreneur has opened up a retail outlet on Shoply, the social shopping market place. It’s not the first time the artist has harnessed the web to support his career. Soulja Boy’s first single, ‘Crank That (Soulja Boy)‘, back in 2007 was launched on...
Rapper Soulja Boy opens up shop on Shoply

Celebs are great, but brands might be even better: Socialcam grabs the OWN Network

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The latest trends for startups, specifically mobile applications, is to attract celebrities with big followings to their platform. So far, it has worked for companies like Instagram, Mobli, Viddy, and Socialcam. While celebs bring a select audience, depending on how young, old, and rabid those fans are, brands can grab...
Celebs are great, but brands might be even better: Socialcam grabs the OWN Network

SPONSOR MESSAGE: Enterprise SEO Tools - The Marketer's Guide

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Learn more about enterprise SEO software platforms, plus the latest trends, opportunities and challenges in this market: Who are the key players in SEO platform and tools software? What do you need to look for in an enterprise SEO software solution? How is social media affecting the growth in this......
SPONSOR MESSAGE: Enterprise SEO Tools - The Marketer's Guide
App Annie launches analytics for Google Play Android apps

Learning From Zynga's "Draw Something" Debacle

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In pop culture, when something gets really hot, it can be classified as either "the next big thing" or a simple fad. If last month's numbers are any indication, Draw Something falls into the latter category.Six weeks after Zynga plopped down $200 million to acquire Draw Something developer OMGPOP, there...
Learning From Zynga's "Draw Something" Debacle

SPONSOR MESSAGE: Webinar, Tuesday, June 26: Search, Social and Mobile: What Travel Marketers Must Know

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1 PM EDT, 10 AM PDT. Join speakers Elisabeth Osmeloski and Carroll Rheem for the “Search, Social and Mobile: What Travel Marketers Must Know” webcast as they discuss the latest trends in online travel marketing including search, social and mobile opportunities. Register now! Please visit Search Engine Land for the...
SPONSOR MESSAGE: Webinar, Tuesday, June 26: Search, Social and Mobile: What Travel Marketers Must Know
Last chance to be a part of Kickstarter history: Double Fine campaign ends today

Game Time’s Over, Now Do Some Work

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Working on the PandoTicker gives me a unique perspective of the high-level stuff that’s going on in the industry, affording me the chance not only to add a little bit of snark to the Ticker posts (who doesn’t love snark?) but also to catch up on some of the latest...
Game Time’s Over, Now Do Some Work

Gaikai streams Bulletstorm console game in the Chrome browser

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Game startup Gaikai streamed the high-end game Bulletstorm to the Chrome web browser today in a demo at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco. Normally, you have to play such games using a console and game disc. Or you could play it by using a streaming service such...
Gaikai streams Bulletstorm console game in the Chrome browser
Rovio to launch Angry Birds cartoon series this fall

Grab your official MWC Android app now

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Click to view slideshow. If you are not attending the Mobile World Congress 2012 show now underway in Barcelona, Spain until March 1 but want to stay on top of the latest trends in mobile, worry not as Google just released the official MWC app for Android devices. Called “Android...
Grab your official MWC Android app now

The New API: Apps, Partners, Income – Adam Duvander at The Next Web Conference 2012 [Video]

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APIs are no longer just useful pieces of technology, they’re key to new business models emerging across the Web. As Executive Editor of ProgrammableWeb, Adam DuVander tracks the latest trends in API usage. At The Next Web Conference on Thursday, he talked us through how they’re changing the business of the Web....
The New API: Apps, Partners, Income – Adam Duvander at The Next Web Conference 2012 [Video]

Phones 4u 'JUMP' plan lets you swap phones every six months, for a price

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Britons! Dedicated followers of fashion! If your clothes are loud (but never square) and you've just gotta keep up with the latest trends, then Phones 4u should be your next stop. The independent phone retailer is offering customers JUMP (short for "Just Upgrade my Phone"): a 24-month deal that'll...
Phones 4u 'JUMP' plan lets you swap phones every six months, for a price

Mobile World Congress 2012: Talk That Talk

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Sunday marks the start of this year's Mobile World Congress, the annual convention where wireless executives and hardware makers gather to show off their sleekest new devices and discuss the latest trends in the mobile industry....
Mobile World Congress 2012: Talk That Talk

This Hacker News iOS app is very reminiscent of Instapaper, and it rocks

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If you pay any attention to technology and all and are trying to keep up on the latest trends, it’s likely that you check out Hacker News once in a while. It’s a service provided by Y Combinator and lets people submit news and vote on what’s interesting. Yeah, it’s...
This Hacker News iOS app is very reminiscent of Instapaper, and it rocks

Coming Of Age

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I’m out here slingin bringin the drama, tryin to come up in the game and add a couple of dollar signs to my name - Memphis Bleek Coming Of Age by Jay-Z I'm not going all Ben Horowitz on you. But imitation is the finest form of flattery and I...
Coming Of Age
Report: $99 Android-based game console Ouya on the way

Interview: Angel investor Marco Giberti on the Latin American startup scene

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With less than three months left to The Next Web Conference Latin America, we help you get ready with a new post series that will bring you everything you need to know about this exciting region. A speaker at the latest TNW Conference in Amsterdam last April, Miami-based angel investor Marco...
Interview: Angel investor Marco Giberti on the Latin American startup scene
USA Today’s internal app stats show Amazon’s Kindle Fire trouncing other Android tablets

Posterous: Fast and Efficient Social Sharing

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We are crawling the Internet all the time; monitoring the latest trends and technologies, seeking, discovering. If you’re like me, during your web travels you often come across treasures you want to share. Some deserve a tweet; some belong on your pro blog; others on your personal blog. But sharing...
Posterous: Fast and Efficient Social Sharing

What If Oscars Were Given To Movie Websites?

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  Many of us today probably use the Web to book tickets and find information about movies. By selling tickets and entertaining visitors, websites help movies succeed at the box office and earn public approval. And yet, website developers don’t get any public recognition for the success of movies. Isn’t...
What If Oscars Were Given To Movie Websites?

10 Secrets To Creating Your Brand’s Facebook Presence

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Want to know how to most effectively build your brand’s presence on Facebook. While we have presented numerous guides for marketers using Facebook, some of our guides are not created by the leading practitioners which is why we like to give these individuals the opportunity to share their experiences on...
10 Secrets To Creating Your Brand’s Facebook Presence
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