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Distimo launches AppIQ, a hands-on analytics service for tracking rival apps

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App analytics provider Distimo has come out with a new data service, called AppIQ, that lets developers and analysts keep tabs on how multiple apps are doing in application stores around the world by tracking downloads, revenue and rankings. The company has also announced Distimo Leaderboard, which will monitor the...
Distimo launches AppIQ, a hands-on analytics service for tracking rival apps

4 ways to prepare for and fend off DDoS attacks

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Cyber attacks of all kinds are on the rise. It is a trend you ignore at your own peril. National Security Agency and U.S. cyber-command chief Keith Alexander said in July that Internet attacks of all sorts surged 44 percent in 2011 and are responsible for what he terms...
4 ways to prepare for and fend off DDoS attacks

Apple’s App Store hits 25B downloads right when we predicted, at a rate of 48.6M a day

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Apple has announced that there has been 25 billion downloads from the App Store to date. The countdown to 25,000,000,000 apps began on February 17th when Apple said it would give away a $10K gift card to the person who downloaded the app — or filed a claim in its...
Apple’s App Store hits 25B downloads right when we predicted, at a rate of 48.6M a day

We ran the numbers, here’s when we think Apple is handing out that $10k App Store gift card

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Earlier today, we brought you the news that Apple had begun counting down to 25B apps downloaded from the App Store. The counter on Apple’s page is ticking down at a blazing rate and there is a $10,000 App Store gift card on the line. So we thought we’d do...
We ran the numbers, here’s when we think Apple is handing out that $10k App Store gift card
March Madness: Who the data scientists are picking

The Future In Passwords May Be All In Your Mind

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A UC Berkeley team tests a frugal mechanism enabling "passthoughts" A team of researchers led by professor John Chuang at UC Berkeley has tested a different way for you to authenticate your login information without a password. It's as simple as thinking. In fact, all you do is connect...
The Future In Passwords May Be All In Your Mind
Almost A Quarter Of US Teens Mainly Use Their Smartphones To Go Online

If You Want Two-Thirds Of Americans To Agree That Violent Video Games Are More Dangerous Than Guns, All You Have To Do Is Ask The Right Americans

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If you need some handy numbers to argue that violent video games are more dangerous than guns, Public Policy Polling has just delivered a gift-wrapped poll result especially for you. In the middle of a long poll attempting to suss out potential front runners for the 2016 elections, PPP decided...
If You Want Two-Thirds Of Americans To Agree That Violent Video Games Are More Dangerous Than Guns, All You Have To Do Is Ask The Right Americans

"Humanity has grown in power, wealth, and appetite to the point that there is no more margin of error anywhere." | Grist http://post.ly/haUK

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"Humanity has grown in power, wealth, and appetite to the point that there is no more margin of error anywhere." | Grist http://post.ly/haUK

The real problem for Tesla in 2013

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In an article responding to this MarketWatch story, GigaOM Pro cleantech analyst Adam Lesser argues that Tesla’s Model S sales and momentum could reasonably make it profitable in 2013, and the company isn’t likely to be as strapped for cash as MarketWatch columnist John Shinal claims. MarketWatch’s Shinal says that...
The real problem for Tesla in 2013

Study: E-book reading in U.S. jumps to 23% in 2012

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Good news for Amazon’s Kindle business: The number of people who read e-books rose to 23 percent in 2012 — up from 16 percent the previous year — among Americans ages 16 and older, according to the results of a new study released this morning by the Pew Research Center’s Internet...
Study: E-book reading in U.S. jumps to 23% in 2012

Study shows how much information Facebook can mine just from relationship status changes

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Facebook’s data team has released some information which gives a little bit of insight into how relationships change with the seasons. Looking at the Facebook data of US users from 2010 and 2011, the study tracks changes to relationship statuses over time. The post reads: “We started by tabulating the changes...
Study shows how much information Facebook can mine just from relationship status changes

Mars Rover game hits Xbox Live, tasks you with safely landing the Curiosity with Kinect

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NASA has already made it clear that the Curiosity's touchdown on Mars is a nerve-wracking experience, what with the seven minutes of radio silence, zero margin of error and all. To drive that point home, the organization partnered with Microsoft to offer Xbox Live players the experience of controlling...
Mars Rover game hits Xbox Live, tasks you with safely landing the Curiosity with Kinect

Distimo Launches Daily App Leaderboard & AppIQ Service To Offer Competitive Data On App Downloads, Revenue, Rankings & More

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App store analytics firm Distimo is rebranding its cross-platform app tracking service known as Distimo Monitor to Distimo Analytics today, and is adding a new data service for mobile app developers and investors called AppIQ. While the main analytics offering will allow developers to track their own apps for free,...
Distimo Launches Daily App Leaderboard & AppIQ Service To Offer Competitive Data On App Downloads, Revenue, Rankings & More
Guess Which Android Tablet Is The World's Most Popular

This Is Why Groupon Can’t Have Nice Things

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Mr. Mason. (Tumblr.com) It’s been a long tumble from the height of the hype cycle for Groupon. Stock performance has been lackluster, and there’s an ever-louder chorus of doubts about the business model. So yesterday probably wasn’t the best time for CEO Andrew Mason to get caught by The Wall Street...
This Is Why Groupon Can’t Have Nice Things

Could Pirate Romney Win/Have Won the Election?

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What do we know about Romney’s views on intellectual property? Really just two things. We know that he joined the roster of anti-SOPA Republicans last year when that seemed like the thing to do (“I’m standing for freedom”). And we know that he worries about China stealing our IP. And that’s about it. But it’s...
Could Pirate Romney Win/Have Won the Election?
Distimo's new AppIQ service reveals downloads and revenues for any app

Can search results, online advertising, likes and follows predict an election?

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Election Day is here, and the final polls are rolling in as the country tries to get a final snapshot of who will be spending the next four years in the White House. The Washington Post's The Fix notes that the latest Post-ABC poll shows President Barack Obama is up...
Can search results, online advertising, likes and follows predict an election?

If Twitter's right, Labour's winning

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In August 2009, alongside the traditional coverage of Japan's general election, a group of PhD graduates and engineers began analysing online discussion about the election to try and identify any connection between the buzz and the final outcome. The result? In most constituencies, the most high profile candidates won the...
If Twitter's right, Labour's winning

Introducing Dotsies: the space-saving font

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When last I met with Craig Muth it was in lovely Columbus, Ohio and he was a down-to-earth hacker working on memorize.com, a site dedicated to making the world a better place. Clearly a useful and noble pursuit. Craig moved to San Francisco a while back, and just sent me...
Introducing Dotsies: the space-saving font

51% of US Households Own An Apple Product

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A new survey commissioned by CNBC is as good a reason as any of why Apple's stock price has been on such a tear in recent years. More than half of all US homes own an Apple product, according to CNBC's All-America Economic survey -- and 1 in 10 homes...
51% of US Households Own An Apple Product
Pew Study Finds One In Five U.S. Internet Users Has Ditched Facebook, While 27% Of Current Users Plan To Reduce Time In 2013

Surprise! Teens Care More About Online Privacy Than You Think

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Teens and adults have pretty much the same habits when it comes to ensuring their privacy in the world of social media. Oh, the youths. So audacious, with all their Tweetering and Facebooking. Don't they care how they're presenting themselves to the entire rest of the world? Aren't they concerned...
Surprise! Teens Care More About Online Privacy Than You Think

On Twitter, the Oscar winners don’t stack up to the Grammys or Superbowl

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The post-game analysis from the social media set is rolling in, and it seems like the Oscars, while big, didn’t manage to generate nearly as much conversation as The Grammy’s or Superbowl. We’re not just using Twitter as a easy excuse to pontificate about current events. As Reuters points out,...
On Twitter, the Oscar winners don’t stack up to the Grammys or Superbowl
How to reconcile the shares data problem (part two of two)

Latest phishing security test shows Chrome is the best, followed by IE10, Safari, and then Firefox

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Phishing scams are becoming more and more prevalent, but thankfully browser makers have also stepped up their game: the average phishing URL catch rate in the top four browsers has jumped from 46 percent in 2009 to 92 percent in 2012 and the average time it took to block a...
Latest phishing security test shows Chrome is the best, followed by IE10, Safari, and then Firefox

Your iPad 2 is About to Have an Accident

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Mobile devices are not only dynamic devices that we use to communicate and interact with the world, they are also slick status symbols. When somebody is sitting on a bench or the subway reading an iPad, you notice. Maybe even with a touch of envy. It is easy to forget...
Your iPad 2 is About to Have an Accident

OH-2012 Primary: 26% Gingrich, 25% Romney, 22% Santorum, 11% Paul (PPP 1/28-29)

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Public Policy Polling (D) 1/28-29/12; 626 likely Republican primary voters, 3.9% margin of error Mode: Automated phone PPP release Ohio 2012 President: Republican Primary 26% Gingrich 25% Romney 22% Santorum 11% Paul...
OH-2012 Primary: 26% Gingrich, 25% Romney, 22% Santorum, 11% Paul (PPP 1/28-29)
Apple's massive margin problem: the mini is going maxi, with 55M sales projected to only 33M iPads
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