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Gnip adds earnings predictions and analysis from Estimize to its enterprise social media data service

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Social data provider Gnip has added another arrow to its already impressive quiver of web-services today with Estimize, an independent platform for accessing earnings data on publicly traded stocks. Gnip already offers over 100 billion real-time social data actions each month from common social networks and services including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr,...
Gnip adds earnings predictions and analysis from Estimize to its enterprise social media data service

Monetize that low-hanging fruit! T-shirts + horrid business clichés = Corporateez

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If you’re into validating your paradigm shifts by synergizing your ideation and optimizing actionable value-adds … you’ve got some serious issues my friend. But nobody says you can’t look swanky while you’re dealing with them. Enter Corporateez, which sells simple t-shirts imprinted with terrible corporate clichés like ‘leverage your synergies’...
Monetize that low-hanging fruit! T-shirts + horrid business clichés = Corporateez

Olympics Crack Down On Anyone Mentioning Them Without Paying... As White House Tells Everyone To Set Up Olympics Parties

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We've covered for years how overly aggressive the Olympics are in protecting their "IP" -- to the point that they often get special laws passed that grant them extra IP rights, which they use to block pretty much anyone who hasn't paid from using the word "Olympics" at all, or...
Olympics Crack Down On Anyone Mentioning Them Without Paying... As White House Tells Everyone To Set Up Olympics Parties

10 niche social platforms to leverage for new leads

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Facebook can adjust their algorithms over and over again, and Twitter can find new ways to target promoted tweets, but let’s face it: sometimes, social networks are just too big. Though millions of users are checking these feeds constantly, they’re not always paying close attention to what they’re reading. There...
10 niche social platforms to leverage for new leads
A developer's review of Windows Surface RT: "it fills the gap between tablet and laptop"

As Geoloqi gets acquired by ESRI, founder Amber Case talks about future of geo-location

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Geo-location just got a bit more more interesting. Geoloqi, a platform that helps developers leverage location in their applications, has been acquired by GIS service, ESRI for an undisclosed sum. While the Portland-based company will be a part of ESRI, its founder, Amber Case, tells us that everything, including products,...
As Geoloqi gets acquired by ESRI, founder Amber Case talks about future of geo-location

Visit kiva.org/free To Microlend $1 Million of Reid Hoffman’s Money

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Today you can help someone escape poverty by trying out microlending platform Kiva, and it won’t cost you a dime. Go to kiva.org/free where Reid Hoffman has put up $1 million of his money to let 40,000 people give $25 microloans to help those in need start farms and general...
Visit kiva.org/free To Microlend $1 Million of Reid Hoffman’s Money

Building and dismantling the Windows advantage

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When the Macintosh was launched in 1984, computers running the MS-DOS operating system were nearing a dominant position in the market. Having launched in 1981 as the IBM PC, they were quickly cloned and four years later “PCs” were selling at the rate of 2 million/yr.  The Mac only...
Building and dismantling the Windows advantage
SheerID integrates with Magento to give discounts to the deserving

Go to school, get a Lumia 900: all incoming Seton Hall University freshmen to receive a Windows Phone

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Granted, this'll be just one more way for upperclassmen to quickly identify the newbies, but all incoming freshmen to New Jersey's Seton Hall University will be given a Nokia Lumia 900 upon orientation, as a means to integrate technology with the school's curriculum -- quite similar to previous efforts...
Go to school, get a Lumia 900: all incoming Seton Hall University freshmen to receive a Windows Phone

After iOS fail, Google debuts MoreThanAMap.com to celebrate 800k sites and apps using its Maps API

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Google today announced that 800,000 Web sites and apps are actively using its Google Maps API. To celebrate the milestone, the search giant has launched MoreThanAMap.com which showcases how developers are leveraging the features of the Maps API. While millions of users simply visit maps.google.com to find where they need...
After iOS fail, Google debuts MoreThanAMap.com to celebrate 800k sites and apps using its Maps API

Twitter Exposes Intersections in the Social Graph

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Twitter is testing a new feature tonight that will provide users with a widget in the profile sidebar which displays mutual follows. According to a status posted by Twitter developer Nick Kallen, 10% of users now see a "You both follow" section on user profiles that will showcase a handful...
Twitter Exposes Intersections in the Social Graph

The enduring Apple TV Fantasy

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The enduring Apple TV Fantasy: Jean-Louis Gassée: My belief is that Apple TV sales numbers will continue to increase as the device is slowly, patiently improved and the ecosystem is enhanced. In a not-too-distant future we'll see explicit Apple TV apps, similar to those on iPhones and iPads. And someday,...
The enduring Apple TV Fantasy

Carriers desperately seeking Windows Phone

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AT&T and Verizon Wireless want Windows Phone smartphones to succeed in the U.S., partly to provide leverage against Apple's demands for subsidies required for selling the popular iPhone....
Carriers desperately seeking Windows Phone

Redeem&Get Offers Daily Deals Sites A New Way Out Of The Offers Mess

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Last year Groupon bought OpenCal. It’s since launched Groupon Scheduler, a management tool for merchants using Groupon. However, there remains a problem in the Daily Deals market. A lot of deal sites use other kinds of platforms for deals, and the market is becoming increasingly confusing. So there remains a...
Redeem&Get Offers Daily Deals Sites A New Way Out Of The Offers Mess
Developers say open standards will win in the native v. web war

The Management Team - Guest Post From Phil Sugar

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Continuing our MBA Mondays series on The Managemet Team, we are deep into the guest post phase. This guest post comes from AVC regular Phil Sugar. I've never met Phil, but his comments here at AVC tell me that he's a very experienced entrepreneurial manager. And so I reached out...
The Management Team - Guest Post From Phil Sugar

Sponsored post: Data silos: biggest breaking point to cloud adoption and a CIO's sanity


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Data silos and integration challenges, more than security, are the biggest barriers to cloud adoption. Siloed data in cloud apps and data centers is costing companies millions annually due to inconsistency, inaccuracy and inefficiency across the business. And the enterprise software market is crossing the threshold of another transformation, now...
Sponsored post: Data silos: biggest breaking point to cloud adoption and a CIO's sanity


Don't hold your breath waiting for Amazon to give you Kindle copies of your books

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Amazon caused a stir this morning when it announced a two-for-one policy that will give a free digital album to anyone who buys a CD. The policy applies to past purchases — even if you bought the CD 10 years ago — which touched off a flurry of speculation that...
Don't hold your breath waiting for Amazon to give you Kindle copies of your books
How social video apps leverage Facebook Open Graph to rapidly gain new users
The Series A Bottleneck Grows Tighter, Fenwick Survey Shows

Always Be Closing: Ink the Deal and Do It Quickly

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Just because you've been in talks doesn't mean the deal is done. Entrepreneurs need to remain diligent about timelines in order to ensure that the deals they've set in motion actually come to fruition. If you're negotiating a term sheet, building a partnership or on the verge of an acquisition,...
Always Be Closing: Ink the Deal and Do It Quickly

JOB OF THE WEEK: Director, Digital Advertising Sales & Partnerships

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Check out the Business Insider Jobs section >> As part of our new partnership with SimplyHired.com, each week we'll feature one of the awesome jobs advertised on the Business Insider jobs board. Director, Digital Advertising Sales & Partnerships Care2 New York, NY Why it’s cool: Care2 is a large healthy living, lifestyle...
JOB OF THE WEEK: Director, Digital Advertising Sales & Partnerships

Google Countersues British Telecom In US, UK For Patent Infringement

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Google (and Motorola Mobility) have counter-sued the UK’s BT Group (British Telecom) for patent infringement in the US and UK. This follows a 2011 patent lawsuit filing by BT against Google. Google has probably asserted its patents in an effort to provide some negotiating leverage against BT... Please visit Marketing...
Google Countersues British Telecom In US, UK For Patent Infringement

Twitter launches Certified Products Program to promote services that leverage its data

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Twitter has today announced its Certified Products Program that will be used to put its stamp of approval on apps and services that leverage its data to help companies leverage its data to engage with customers. Twitter is launching the service with twelve partners, all of which help companies parse...
Twitter launches Certified Products Program to promote services that leverage its data

Pad & Quill's Aria for iPad Mini is an exquisite case, worthy of display

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As much of a slim and sexy factor as my new iPad Mini has, toting around a $500 device without some form of protection just doesn’t seem like a smart idea. While I’m careful myself, I have two kids, a hyperactive dog and an accident-prone wife. While there is no...
Pad & Quill's Aria for iPad Mini is an exquisite case, worthy of display

Five Services That Leverage Google Wave

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Google Wave went public yesterday and became a part of the Google Apps ecosystem. With the news comes a number of companies that are using the API to develop integrations that bring new scope and capabilities for enterprise grade collaboration. Salesforce.com and SAP are the latest companies to integrate Google...
Five Services That Leverage Google Wave

ATTO debuts start of Thunderbolt product lineup

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ATTO Technology has unveiled the beginnings of a full lineup of Thunderbolt breakout boxes that allow TB-enabled Macs and future Windows or Linux systems that incorporate Thunderbolt to use devices that leverage SAS/SATA storage, Fibre Channel and even 10Gb Ethernet to increase the adaptability and flexibility of Intel's high-speed bi-directional...
ATTO debuts start of Thunderbolt product lineup
CEO Supper Club: Commerce can add content, but can it go the other way?

Apple says that 3G-capable iPhones and iPads will return to German store soon

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Apple has issued a statement saying that its iPhone and iPad models that use 3G technology will be back on sale in Germany shortly, reports All Things D. The products had come under a temporary ban in that country after it was ruled that they violated patents held by Motorola. All iPad...
Apple says that 3G-capable iPhones and iPads will return to German store soon
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