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Flurry’s New Ad Analytics Service Will Reveal The Effectiveness Of Mobile Ad Networks

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Mobile app measurement and advertising platform Flurry is expanding its product lineup with a new service that will allow app marketers the ability to track the effectiveness of their mobile ad campaigns. Flurry Ad Analytics, as the service is being called, works with the major ad networks, such as Apple’s iAd, Google...
Flurry’s New Ad Analytics Service Will Reveal The Effectiveness Of Mobile Ad Networks

Millennial Media Shares Pop 100 Percent In First Trade; Valued At Nearly $2B

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Mobile ad network Millennial Media just debuted on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “MM,” and saw shares pop 97 percent in the first trade of $25. The company initially priced its IPO at $13 per share last night, after increasing the range on Tuesday. At $25 per...
Millennial Media Shares Pop 100 Percent In First Trade; Valued At Nearly $2B
The Canon 6D: A Solid Beginner Full-Frame, With A Few Caveats For Buyers With Pro Demands [Review]
Sony Mobile releases beta Android 4.0 ROMs for the Xperia Ray, Neo V, and Arc S

The Virginal Man of Steel

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The Virginal Man of Steel : Dave Itzkoff talks with director Zack Snyder about his upcoming Superman film: What drew Mr. Snyder in as he first read the "Man of Steel" script (while Mr. Nolan and his wife and producing partner, Emma Thomas, waited in his driveway) was a vision...
The Virginal Man of Steel

Witness the maturation of Xbox Kinect

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Fast-forward a year and Kinect shows more potential than previously thought. [Read more]...
Witness the maturation of Xbox Kinect

Major League Gaming’s latest event racked up 437,000 concurrent viewers, smashing records

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Esports is a popular topic in the media at the moment, as CBS recently cornered the market on selling advertising on the content. Essentially, CBS signed contracts with the major competitive leagues outside of Korea, taking on the role of advertising boss. TNW hailed the deals as a moment of...
Major League Gaming’s latest event racked up 437,000 concurrent viewers, smashing records
Samsung working on another smart watch, says mobile VP

GrubHub And Seamless In Talks To Merge

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Today, thanks to the maturation of the web, digital tech, and smartphones now in seemingly every pocket, startups are finding it easier than ever before to build scalable solutions to finally address the many inefficiencies in our food manufacturing, production and distribution systems. As interest in food tech balloons, one...
GrubHub And Seamless In Talks To Merge

Here's The Part Of Facebook's Earnings Call That Caused The Stock To Crash (FB)

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A Wall Street insider recently alerted me to something important I missed in Facebook's Q2 earnings call. Yes, there was a lot of other stuff to worry about in that call, at least for short-term investors: Facebook's revenue and earnings performance was merely in line with guidance that most observers...
Here's The Part Of Facebook's Earnings Call That Caused The Stock To Crash (FB)

CITI: Demand For iPhones And iPads Is Shrinking (AAPL)

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Citigroup's trio of Apple analysts have a very negative note for investors this morning. They say demand for Apple's two main product categories -- the iPhone and the iPad -- has "softened." They cut their estimates for iPhone unit sales this quarter. For the current March quarter, they are estimating...
CITI: Demand For iPhones And iPads Is Shrinking (AAPL)

Startup Genome launches Investor Compass to encourage a data-driven approach to tech investment

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Since the launch of its first report a year ago, Startup Genome has been doing a great job of combining scientific study of the way startups operate with tools that help entrepreneurs improve their chances of success. Now it’s expanding its offering with a tool to assist investors. The new...
Startup Genome launches Investor Compass to encourage a data-driven approach to tech investment

One banker's predictions for the future of digital media

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The fact that there is a public debate about the maturation of digital media is a fair sign that real change is afoot. That one of New York’s most prominent angels is branching out from his collective of founders to a mega fund is another, reasonably symbolic, clue. To be clear, this isn’t about finality...
One banker's predictions for the future of digital media

Social Data: Gigya Launches User Management Platform To Put Marketers In The Driver's Seat

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Businesses understand the importance of implementing a social strategy in the Facebook Era — and not just because it’s cool, but because it can have a real effect on user engagement. Just ask Salesforce, which recently acquired Buddy Media for $643 million or Oracle, who followed suit by snatching up...
Social Data: Gigya Launches User Management Platform To Put Marketers In The Driver's Seat
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With New Merchant Local Updates Tool, Foursquare Is Getting Serious About Its Business

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Three years, 20 million users and nearly one million verified merchants later, Foursquare is stepping up its business game. The company plans to revamp its dashboard tools for small-business customers this week, beginning with “local updates,” a messaging system that allows businesses to contact their customers directly. Businesses can currently...
With New Merchant Local Updates Tool, Foursquare Is Getting Serious About Its Business

The 3 secrets behind the enterprise tech gold rush

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Billions of dollars are being created under your nose. No, it’s not in the local, social, or daily deals market. It’s the upheaval in the $267 billion enterprise technology market. For years, enterprise software companies were focused on impressing purchasing managers at the expense of creating an enjoyable end-user experience....
The 3 secrets behind the enterprise tech gold rush

BrightBytes Grabs $750K To Help Schools Measure The Real Impact Of Technology On Student Learning

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Thanks to the rise of social networking, the growing ubiquity of mobile devices and the cloud, and the fundamental maturation of the Web as a distribution channel (among other things), the opportunities for learning look far different than they did five years ago. However, teaching itself remains remarkably unchanged. Educators...
BrightBytes Grabs $750K To Help Schools Measure The Real Impact Of Technology On Student Learning

The Future of Marketing Starts with Publishing Part 1

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I recently called for businesses to broaden their perspective of Social Media from an experimental stage of acting and reacting, to one of learning and leading through intelligence, participation, and also publishing. Creating social profiles and broadcasting tweets and status updates is elementary, whereas creating a meaningful presence through...
The Future of Marketing Starts with Publishing Part 1
The iPhone 5′s Greatest Inside Story: Chipmaking Maturation For Apple
RelayRides acquires Wheelz to zoom ahead in car-sharing race
August Capital Raising $550M For Sixth Venture Fund
Why Avis just made a big bet on the future of cars as a service

Social Networking And Gaming Mobile Apps Are Now Neck-And-Neck For Time Spent On Android, iOS

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In another sign that something fundamental is changing on the iOS and Android platforms, mobile analytics provider Flurry has found that consumers are spending as much time in social networking apps as they are in mobile games. Games have historically led usage on mobile. The last time that Flurry took...
Social Networking And Gaming Mobile Apps Are Now Neck-And-Neck For Time Spent On Android, iOS

ROI: How to Measure Return on Investment in Social Media

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What follows is the entire version of my recent post on Mashable, “The Maturation of Social Media ROI“ Over the years, Social Media experts attempted to redefine ROI for a new era of influence. While some introduced alternative philosophies for measuring the nuances tied to social media, others wondered...
ROI: How to Measure Return on Investment in Social Media

Ten Questions for Yat Siu, Co-Founder of "Fast Food"-Style Game Studio Animoca

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If you’ve never heard of Animoca, it’s probably because — like nearly every company in the mobile games industry — the Hong Kong-based studio has never had a huge hit on the scale of Temple Run or Candy Crush Saga. And Animoca couldn’t be happier about that. Co-founder Yat Siu...
Ten Questions for Yat Siu, Co-Founder of "Fast Food"-Style Game Studio Animoca
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Apple's App Discovery Lead On Google Is Shrinking, But Mobile Publishers Shouldn't Be Too Worried

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Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Matthäus Krzykowski is a co-founder of Xyologic, a mobile app search engine. The number of iPhone apps that hit the Top Free 100 rankings in the U.S. Apple App Store has decreased by 35%, according to a study we’ve completed at app search startup...
Apple's App Discovery Lead On Google Is Shrinking, But Mobile Publishers Shouldn't Be Too Worried
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