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Evernote's John McGeachie on business expansion, the shift to mobile and an update on two-factor authentication

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Evernote Business has only been around since last summer, but it's already having an impact on how teams far and wide keep track of what's on the collective mind. The division's vice president John McGeachie sat down with us for a bit at The Next Web Conference this week...
Evernote's John McGeachie on business expansion, the shift to mobile and an update on two-factor authentication

11 New Android Users Share What They Miss Most About Their iPhones (AAPL, GOOG)

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Switching to a new smartphone operating system often comes with a learning curve and growing pains. The iPhone and Android operating systems are both completely different, so naturally making the jump from one to the other will cause you to miss some functions and features. A thread on Reddit asked...
11 New Android Users Share What They Miss Most About Their iPhones (AAPL, GOOG)

Kontagent turns data mining into SaaS for mobile apps

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Social and mobile analytics startup Kontagent has expanded its business to include a data-mining service powered by Hive, the SQL-like interface for querying data stored within Hadoop. It’s a smart move by the company, and one that other cloud-based analytics providers would be wise to replicate. What makes it so...
Kontagent turns data mining into SaaS for mobile apps
A developer's review of Windows Surface RT: "it fills the gap between tablet and laptop"
Windows 8.1: Microsoft confirms Start button's return and desktop bootup, plus new details
Windows 8 basics: Tips, tricks, and cures

Solving the Email Problem

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Email is vicious. You get 100’s (or 1000’s) of emails competing for your attention every day. Why bother? Why care? Why not just throw in the towel? Well, the reason is simple — because email has been around forever and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. How did we get...
Solving the Email Problem

Windows 8 upgrades manageable, says IT training firm

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Windows 8's learning curve isn't as steep as some have claimed, according to PC Helps, an enterprise IT training company....
Windows 8 upgrades manageable, says IT training firm

Social Collaboration Platform For Students Wiggio Hits 1M Users, Launches Paid Version

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Wiggio, an online collaboration service designed for students, has been flying under the radar since raising $2.1 million in funding back in spring of 2010. The company has been slowly and steadily growing its user base, and now reaches over 2,000 universities and 120,000 students groups around the world, as well as...
Social Collaboration Platform For Students Wiggio Hits 1M Users, Launches Paid Version

Revenue Traction Doesn't Mean Product Market Fit

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I recently had lunch with Mark Leslie, a successful entrepreneur and CEO, who now teaches at Stanford and works with startups, often as a board member. He told me about a paper he and a colleague published in Harvard Business Review called The Sales Learning Curve. I read the paper...
Revenue Traction Doesn't Mean Product Market Fit

Facebook Lures Advertisers With Educational FastTrack and Start To Success

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Interest targeting? Sponsored Stories? Advertisers need a whole new skill set to succeed in social, and Facebook must dispense this education keep revenue growing. To smooth the learning curve, Facebook currently offers two introduction programs for first-time advertisers. FastTrack sets up brands and medium-sized business with an ads rep consultation...
Facebook Lures Advertisers With Educational FastTrack and Start To Success
Microsoft Surface Diary: How do you control this thing?

Twitter won't make 'sacrifices' required to be in China: CEO

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Talking to the 'Wall Street Journal,' Dick Costolo addressed Twitter's ideal growth, why it bought Vine, and the service's learning curve. But he wouldn't say when or if there will be an IPO. [Read more]...
Twitter won't make 'sacrifices' required to be in China: CEO

Newt Gingrich Is Still Seriously Stoked About Driverless Cars

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It’s Newt! (Photo: Twitter) Today, Newt Gingrich–as promised on his Twitter feed–devoted a whole installment of “Newt University” to the topic of driverless cars. The thirty-minute session was, essentially, a one-way Google Hangout with Mr. Gingrich talking your ear off about THE FUTURE. “The game-changer, psychologically, is the Google driverless...
Newt Gingrich Is Still Seriously Stoked About Driverless Cars

Glyphs Mini is the best way to get started with type design on your Mac

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Glyphs Mini, the little brother of the full-fledged Glyphs App, is one of the most affordable ways to do some serious type design on the Mac. Traditionally, the only real route to success in type design was through Fontlab Studio ($674) or Fontographer ($409). Fontlab, which holds an almost Adobe-like monopoly on font design, also offers TypeTool ($100),...
Glyphs Mini is the best way to get started with type design on your Mac

Minecraft's pixelated profit machine

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It looks like something from the Atari era, but Minecraft has made its idiosyncratic Swedish designer a hero in the game industry. And his company is already worth millions. A screenshot from Minecraft. FORTUNE -- When programmer Markus Persson, 32, began working on a side project called Minecraft in 2009...
Minecraft's pixelated profit machine

This Simple Khan Academy Interface Hack Improved Learning By 5%

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In a recent demo, Khan Academy showed how analytics are being used to reinvent learning--massively and online. Sal Khan's website Khan Academy applies everything from graphical modeling to "brute force empirics" and a/b testing to test tweaks that can make all the difference in students' learning. The ultimate hope...
This Simple Khan Academy Interface Hack Improved Learning By 5%

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning – review

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PC/Xbox 360/PS3; £34.99-£44.99; cert 18; 38 Studios & Big Huge Games/EAAfter a recent preview, I was looking forward to getting my hands on this one and I'm pleased to report that it was well worth the wait.In a genre where words such as "epic" are frequently overused, Kingdoms of Amalur:...
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning – review

June will be key month for Apple's disputes with Motorola and Samsung in the United States

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It's been two year (and four days) since Apple brought its first lawsuit against an Android device maker (HTC in that case). Since U.S. patent litigation takes time -- a lot of time -- and companies pursuing it face a learning curve, there hasn't been a knockout punch on either...
June will be key month for Apple's disputes with Motorola and Samsung in the United States

10 Fantastic Photoshop Tutorials on YouTube

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Photoshop has been a mainstay of the design software pantheon for over 20 years, and it remains a great tool for pro artists and social media customizers alike.But the sophisticated image editor has a daunting learning curve. With so many tools, features, and concepts to get a hold of,...
10 Fantastic Photoshop Tutorials on YouTube
Going Google: When The Past Comes Back to Haunt You
PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720 could cost just $350, expected to launch this fall

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge - review

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Wii U; Nintendo; £44.99-£48Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewStreets Of Rage was an early-90s game in which you strolled through city streets laying waste to a steady flow of assailants via button mashing. Ninja Gaiden is its spiritual successor, and while the urban scenery and multiple attackers remain,...
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge - review

Customer satisfaction with Microsoft software declines slightly after Windows 8 launch

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New data from the American Customer Satisfaction Index shows satisfaction with Microsoft software declining slightly this year, falling 1.3 points to a score of 74 on a scale of 100. The result follows the release of Windows 8 last fall, with a new interface that creates a learning curve for...
Customer satisfaction with Microsoft software declines slightly after Windows 8 launch

Love snow? Download TNW Magazine the 'WHITE' issue now...

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It might be a little late for a white Christmas, but we still have time to enjoy the winter season, and everything that comes with it. You can now download our monthly digital magazine, for free, as usual, and read about snow, ice, skiing, snowboarding and all the gadgets you need...
Love snow? Download TNW Magazine the 'WHITE' issue now...

The 12 most beautiful iOS apps of 2012

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With the end of 2012 comes the end to thousands of app releases this year. And out of everything we’ve seen over the past twelve months, we’ve narrowed our list of favorites down to present to you the most beautiful iOS apps of 2012. This list not only profiles apps...
The 12 most beautiful iOS apps of 2012

Tech accelerators can bring diversity to all-white, all-male startups

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This is a guest post from Media Ideation Fellowship’s, Erin Polgreen  The Slurpee straw is the pinnacle of straw innovation. Widened to accommodate refreshment the consistency of baby food — and with a little shovel-shaped bottom — the Slurpee straw gets it done. So, consider a Slurpee straw with a hole...
Tech accelerators can bring diversity to all-white, all-male startups
Steve Jobs: 'Why is the file system the face of the OS?'

iPad Typing Trainer

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iPad Typing Trainer is a post from Chris PirilloThe guys over at Flairify are ingenious. They developed the TapTyping app without ever laying a hand on the iPad itself. For now, they’ve focused on typing basics – the stuff they knew they wouldn’t get wrong. As soon as their iPads...
iPad Typing Trainer
Surface sales may be worse than you think, with high return rates
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