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Shopping Around For Cheap Prices [Not Mobile Payments] Is The Most Popular In-Store Activity Among Mobile Users, Says Google

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Most people may not yet be using smartphones to pay for goods when they are out shopping, but that doesn’t mean that they are not glued to their handsets anyway. Some research out today from Google indicates that among smartphone owners, some 79% can be classified as “mobile shoppers,” using...
Shopping Around For Cheap Prices [Not Mobile Payments] Is The Most Popular In-Store Activity Among Mobile Users, Says Google

HTC struggles continue as it bleeds executives

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HTC's woes seem to have cut into its staff morale with a several senior executives said to be leaving the company, reports The Verge. HTC's Chief Product Officer Kouji Kodera left the Taiwanese smartphone maker last week, joining an exodus that has taken place over the past three months. Other...
HTC struggles continue as it bleeds executives

Microsoft Says Windows Phone 8 Is Like Xbox: Better For Being Late -- And Dubs WP8′s Closeness To Windows 8 "A Huge Catalyst"

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You may have noticed Microsoft is being especially bullish about its prospects in the smartphone market right now — following yesterday’s Windows Phone 8 OS launch. It’s even trying to talk up its current marginal position – spinning that it’s on comfortable, familiar ground here, and even directly comparing the launch of WP8...
Microsoft Says Windows Phone 8 Is Like Xbox: Better For Being Late -- And Dubs WP8′s Closeness To Windows 8 "A Huge Catalyst"

Local Blackouts Reveal Global Risks

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Recent blackouts in the U.S. and India should serve as a wake-up call to an increasingly networked world. Power outages are no longer a local problem. Mission-critical websites and data centers are increasingly likely to be located in blackout zones. Today, a local blackout can become a global business catastrophe....
Local Blackouts Reveal Global Risks
Microsoft reveals it has 'some say' and influence over Nokia's Lumia designs
Gigya launches partner ecosystem to turn social, gamification into cash

The Inside Network Job Board: Sparked.com, GREE, AdColony and more

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The Inside Network Job Board is dedicated to providing you with the best social media job opportunities across social and mobile application platforms. Here are this week’s highlights from the Inside Network Job Board, including positions at: Sparked.com, GREE, AdColony and more. Aarki Inc. Mobile Advertiser & Publisher Sales Ad...
The Inside Network Job Board: Sparked.com, GREE, AdColony and more

Score one for Seattle startup partnerships: Tatango, Julep team up for text-message campaign

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As the Seattle startup scene continues to grow, so do opportunities to form partnerships with neighboring companies. And that’s exactly what happened with two fast-growing startups here in the Emerald City: group-SMS service Tatango and cosmetics company Julep. Both companies knew each other because of shared mutual investors. When Julep...
Score one for Seattle startup partnerships: Tatango, Julep team up for text-message campaign

Gnip releases Automattic PowerTrack, making social data less noisy on WordPress.com and more

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It’s said that the difference between data and information comes down to a matter of usability. Not every company has the means to plod through an unlimited firehose of data in order to glean the information that will help it to move forward. For customers of Boulder-based Gnip, that problem...
Gnip releases Automattic PowerTrack, making social data less noisy on WordPress.com and more

Zuckraking! Randi Zuckerberg Is Writing A Book About Facebook

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Apparently it's not enough being a former Facebook marketing manager, owner of your own self consciously hip-yet-somehow-bottom-feeding media company, executive producer of the Bravo realityfest dot-bomb Silicon Valley, and social-media manners maven. Oh, right, and Mark Zuckerberg's sister. So the notoriously shy and retiring Randi Zuckerberg, who has never traded on her...
Zuckraking! Randi Zuckerberg Is Writing A Book About Facebook
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Four Early Employees Have Left Airbnb, Including Its Lead Engineer

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Folks at Airbnb are talking about how some of their longest-tenured colleagues are leaving--including Nick Grandy, Airbnb's very first employee. Two sources have confirmed Grandy's departure, though his LinkedIn profile still has him at Airbnb. He'd only been there two years. We don't know Grandy's future plans, but we notice...
Four Early Employees Have Left Airbnb, Including Its Lead Engineer

Apple hires Xbox Live veteran for App Store marketing

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Robin Burrowes, the guy in charge of  Xbox Live marketing in the EMEA region, has left Microsoft for Apple and is now charged with heading the App Store marketing initiatives for iTunes Europe. Burrows led Xbox Live marketing for seven years and was responsible for product, business and marketing management...
Apple hires Xbox Live veteran for App Store marketing

Microsoft to Release Natal in October, or Is It?

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Microsoft's Saudi Arabia marketing manager, Syed Bilal Tari, said on Gamertag Radio that the motion-capture camera and gaming controller Natal will be released in October. "Definitely it is going to be October 2010," he said about the highly-anticipated camera that will capture gamers' motions for the Xbox 360, allowing them...
Microsoft to Release Natal in October, or Is It?

I’ve Been Hooked By Shoes Of Prey

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Editor’s Note: Sales Marketing Manager Leslie Hitchcock is a non-editorial TechCrunch employee. In addition to working at TechCrunch and being super fashionable, she reviews startups and tech products occasionally on her personal blog, Leslie Just Joined. Two of my favorite things are shoes and tech. That a site exists which combines...
I’ve Been Hooked By Shoes Of Prey

MySpace Employees Speak Their Mind. Lots Of Yelling Going On, Apparently.

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We’ve had lots of emails from MySpace employees with their response to our most recent post about the crumbling mid level management structure. “If you’re a MySpace employee and feel differently, please contact us anonymously,” we said. And they did contact us. But they don’t feel differently. There was also...
MySpace Employees Speak Their Mind. Lots Of Yelling Going On, Apparently.

Startup Lessons Learned: Marketing on a Shoestring Budget

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Editors Note: This is another guest post from Danny Wong, co-founder and Marketing Manager of Blank Label, a custom dress shirts startup that has built a lot of traffic through Search Engine Optimization and Media Relations. We’re delighted to have him share his thoughts and experience on marketing startups here....
Startup Lessons Learned: Marketing on a Shoestring Budget
Motorola's DreamGallery will allow cable companies to instantly update their user interfaces

New Facebook platform industry hires: TBG Digital, Spruce Media, Kontagent

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TBG Digital hired a marketing specialist, Spruce Media hired a media manager and Kontangent hired an engineering intern this week. If your company is hiring new people or making a notable promotion, please let us know. Email mail (at) insidefacebook (dot) com, and we’ll get it into our next post....
New Facebook platform industry hires: TBG Digital, Spruce Media, Kontagent
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PopCap's next wacky creation: A talking and dancing 3D 'Zombatar'

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The first question I have for Van Riker, marketing manager for PopCap’s hit game Plants vs. Zombies, is a simple one: What’s the point of creating a 3-D zombie that you can dress up in outfits, repeats what you say and can do wacky dances? “It’s just supposed to be silly,...
PopCap's next wacky creation: A talking and dancing 3D 'Zombatar'

Health tech’s big year: by the numbers

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The big health news of the summer, maybe even the year, will undoubtedly be last week’s Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act. But the industry has also been making headlines for the double-digit (and even triple-digit-sized) investments going into health tech startups. According to a recent study...
Health tech’s big year: by the numbers

Big Data And SaaS Will Become Relevant For Small Businesses In 2013

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Editor’s note: Chris Luo is VP of marketing at FiveStars. Previously, he ran small business marketing at Facebook and acquisition marketing in Asia-Pacific for Google AdWords. Follow him on Twitter @chrisluo. Over the past few years, most of us who work at mid to large-sized companies have seen our productivity multiply because of...
Big Data And SaaS Will Become Relevant For Small Businesses In 2013
This Guy Modeled His Impressive Resume After Google Analytics
Readdle’s Scanner Pro jumps to iPad with improved camera
Lenovo 'Miix 8' is an 8-inch Windows tablet with 3G and a stylus

HP $399 touchscreen laptop breaks price barrier

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Hewlett-Packard has introduced a new wave of Envy and Pavilion thin and light laptops, including an 11.6-inch touchscreen model priced aggressively at US$399.The lineup includes three TouchSmart laptops with touchscreens and two non-touch laptops. The less expensive touch models, the $399 Pavilion TouchSmart with an 11.6-inch screen and the...
HP $399 touchscreen laptop breaks price barrier

Have you got a criminal ancestor?

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It is now possible to search old criminal records to see if any family members fell foul of the lawFamily history website findmypast.co.uk has launched a new service that allows you to dig up your dodgier ancestors. The initial set of criminal records, now online, covers 1817 to 1931, but...
Have you got a criminal ancestor?

How FilterMania 2 was downloaded 1 million times in 6 days

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The free photo filter app FilterMania 2 was downloaded 1 million times in the 6 days that followed its launch, its developer Dropico Mobile announced today. Over the last few days, more than 22 million filters have been downloaded. This made it the second most popular free photography app in the...
How FilterMania 2 was downloaded 1 million times in 6 days
The xx and Microsoft team up to show how music spreads virally
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