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Faster Internet Everywhere Always

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Vern Fotheringham is CEO of Kymeta, which was recently spun out of Intellectual Ventures to commercialize a novel satellite antenna that could bring broadband access anywhere on earth, and for considerably cheaper than existing technologies. We caught up with Fotheringham to learn how you get better Wi-Fi on an airplane,...
Faster Internet Everywhere Always

Google Spring Cleaning Shows How Far You Should Trust The Cloud

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Google has gotten to be pretty good at introducing cross-platform services that bring productivity and efficiency into our daily lives. But increasingly one has to wonder: why the hell should we care about services that, like every other in the cloud, could disappear at any given moment? This week alone,...
Google Spring Cleaning Shows How Far You Should Trust The Cloud

Co-Founder Of Hot Startup Rap Genius Gives Profane Interview -- Tells Zuck And NYT They Can Fellate Him (FB)

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Rap Genius' co-founder Mahbod Moghadam isn't afraid to say what's on his mind. In an interview with tech newsletter Wakefield, Mahbod ripped Mark Zuckerberg and the New York Times with pretty vulgar language. Rap Genius is a site that annotates rap lyrics but it has ambitions to become much bigger. It...
Co-Founder Of Hot Startup Rap Genius Gives Profane Interview -- Tells Zuck And NYT They Can Fellate Him (FB)

Google Launches Version 1.1 Of Its Go Programming Language, Promises Noticeable Performance Boost

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Google today launched version 1.1 of its open source Go programming language. It’s been more than a year since Google launched version 1.0 of Go. The language, which puts an emphasis on concurrency and speed, has seen three maintenance releases since then, but the team has been conservative with bumping...
Google Launches Version 1.1 Of Its Go Programming Language, Promises Noticeable Performance Boost
InstallFree Nexus public beta integrates MS Office and Dropbox in a web interface

Google+ Sees 1400% Growth In Brand Followers Since December — BrightEdge

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Brands on Google+ are seeing tremendous growth in followers, according to a new report from SEO and digital marketing startup BrightEdge. Google+ was famously closed to brands when it launched, something that changed with the launch of Google+ Pages in November. Now, the number of users following the top 100...
Google+ Sees 1400% Growth In Brand Followers Since December — BrightEdge

10 reasons to choose Ubuntu 12.10 over Windows 8

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Microsoft's Windows 8 dominated countless headlines in the weeks leading up to its launch late last month, but October saw the debut of another major operating system as well. Canonical's Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" arrived a week ahead of its competitor, in fact, accompanied by a challenge: "Avoid the pain...
10 reasons to choose Ubuntu 12.10 over Windows 8

How to make Europe work for your startup, from day one

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This is a guest post by Ifeelgoods co-founder and CEO Michael Amar. For too many American technology start-ups, Europe is a dirty word. Classically, US start-ups have pursued the European market after their Series B or C funding rounds, or even later. Many companies only consider Europe when their US growth begins...
How to make Europe work for your startup, from day one
Facebook gives users more security controls with Malware Checkpoint
Five Years Of Android: The Devices That Defined Google's Mobile OS
How a Chinese e-commerce company racked up $3 billion in sales in just one day

The Analyst Who Ripped Zuckerberg For Wearing A Hoodie Speaks!

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When Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter said Mark Zuckerberg's decision to wear a "hoodie" to his first IPO roadshow meeting was a sign of "immaturity" he set off a big controversy. It was the tech world versus the banking world, and the tech world thought he was an out of touch...
The Analyst Who Ripped Zuckerberg For Wearing A Hoodie Speaks!

Windows 8 will cross the 40,000 app milestone tomorrow, as developer activity slows from holiday levels

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With a current app tally of 39,860, Windows 8 is set to cross the 40,000 application mark tomorrow, provided a normal Tuesday crop of approvals. This data, collected by MetroStore Scanner, indicates that since December 27th 5,000 applications have been added to the Windows Store in Windows 8. On a per...
Windows 8 will cross the 40,000 app milestone tomorrow, as developer activity slows from holiday levels

Angry Bonds? Bloomberg LP Lets Developers Play With Its Data for App Store Launch

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Financial data just little (little) more fun, with Bloomberg LP announcing a new platform for third-party applications powered by the Bloomberg data and news. There are already more than 45 apps available on the new platform, called the Bloomberg App Portal, including products for data analysis, portfolio management and risk...
Angry Bonds? Bloomberg LP Lets Developers Play With Its Data for App Store Launch
Twitter's Publishing Offspring, Medium, Tries Out Commenting
CloudStack strikes back in the battle of open-source clouds

Nudged by Apple, Twitter's Porn Saga Ends in a Raw Deal for Vine

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We spent last week watching Vine, Twitter’s new video-sharing app, get raked over the coals in the public eye for its so-called “porn problem”; if you searched for certain suggestive hashtags on the service — just think of a few four-letter-words — you’d be privy to some six-second clips of...
Nudged by Apple, Twitter's Porn Saga Ends in a Raw Deal for Vine

Google's Android 4.1 Jelly Bean: Sign of dev maturity, market share

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Google’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean features “a bunch of delightful improvements,” but highlight an OS that needs to hold market share not win new converts....
Google's Android 4.1 Jelly Bean: Sign of dev maturity, market share

The Rise of Mobile Cloud Services: BaaS Startups Grow Up

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"Backend as a Service" (BaaS) companies provide easily integrated cloud-based backends for mobile app developers. Though not as well known as Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) or Platform as a Service (PaaS), the BaaS ecosystem has quickly evolved from a niche vertical into an...
The Rise of Mobile Cloud Services: BaaS Startups Grow Up

RT @jamestodhunter BTW, here is how I classify the stages of #innovation practice maturity: http://bit.ly/duDOmG

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RT @jamestodhunter BTW, here is how I classify the stages of #innovation practice maturity: http://bit.ly/duDOmG

Why the critics are wrong about mobile advertising

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There’s no disputing we’re hurtling towards a true multi-screen society, and mobile is invariably cited as a problem child in this channel family. The standard argument goes that advertisers won’t invest as heavily in mobile as they do online because mobile ads are simply not as effective. After all, people don’t...
Why the critics are wrong about mobile advertising

3 Ways To Advance Maturity In Your SEO Metrics

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The sophistication with which companies analyze their natural search visibility and the metrics they use to do so can vary widely up and down the spectrum. There is often little correlation between how sophisticated a company is in other areas of their online business and their level of... Please visit...
3 Ways To Advance Maturity In Your SEO Metrics

The rise of the App Director

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“I’m just a storyteller, and the cinema happens to be my medium.” – Federico Fellini As Apple’s App Store nears its five year anniversary, a new kind of storyteller is rising in importance: The App Director. This isn’t an official title, but it’s definitely a state of mind and an...
The rise of the App Director

Kablam! Facebook’s gaming boom is over, analyst firm says

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Facebook’s gaming boom has come to an end, according to a report from IHS Screen Digest Media Research. The subject is open to debate and players such as Facebook and Zynga will no doubt dispute this. But IHS Screen Digest has put together an argument that will likely get a...
Kablam! Facebook’s gaming boom is over, analyst firm says

A Good Idea: Y Combinator Now Lets Founders Apply Without One

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Venture firms like to pull in experienced founders to become entrepreneurs in residence — people who typically come in without a clear idea of what they want to do, and may simply be tasked with thinking up a new company. Y Combinator is now bringing this type of free-form entrepreneurialism to...
A Good Idea: Y Combinator Now Lets Founders Apply Without One
Don't hold your breath for that Nokia tablet

Is The Death Of JavaScript Upon Us, Or Is A Universal Language Transformation Underway?

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Editor’s note: Péter Halácsy is co-founder and CTO of Prezi. Follow him on Twitter @halacsy. Startups identify with JavaScript. When you’re just starting out, you need to be dynamic. You need to be flexible. You need to be able to bust out a prototype that just works, and you need to...
Is The Death Of JavaScript Upon Us, Or Is A Universal Language Transformation Underway?
Qualtrics gets $70M to boldly scale like no one has scaled before

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition – review

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Xbox 360, PC, Namco, Cert: 18, out nowThe Witcher 2 debuted on PC last year, but this enhanced edition has been worth the wait, offering a wealth of improvements. Luckily, an early tutorial is one of them, as the fighting and alchemy system of the game can be dauntingly complex...
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition – review
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