may 24

may 24

How Facebook Knows What You Really Like

Sergey Brin, Turkish President Abdullah Gül & his wife in a self-driving car at the Googleplex

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Not sure why this made me laugh… RT @google: Sergey Brin, Turkish President Abdullah Gül & his wife in a self-driving car at the Googleplex http://t.co/c0zV8KHP— Seth Weintraub (@llsethj) May 24, 2012...
Sergey Brin, Turkish President Abdullah Gül & his wife in a self-driving car at the Googleplex
Telly Releases Android Tablet App As It Approaches 70K Likes Per Week On Google's Mobile OS

Instagram reportedly mass-deleting seemingly-random accounts for 'violation of terms'

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.@instagram can you please let us know why so many people randomly had their accounts disabled tonight due to "terms of service violations"?— Tara (@FabulousButEvil) May 24, 2013 It seems many Instagram were caught off-guard today when the free photo-sharing app suddenly deleted a significant number of accounts, citing “terms of...
Instagram reportedly mass-deleting seemingly-random accounts for 'violation of terms'

SearchCap: The Day In Search, May 24, 2012

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Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Google Asked To Take Down Over 1.2 Million URLs Last Month From Search Results Google announced they have enhanced the Google Transparency Report to include the......
SearchCap: The Day In Search, May 24, 2012

Groupon Aims to Raise $1 Million for DonorsChoose.org

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On Monday Groupon will tap the collective power of its group coupon buying site for a nationwide charity drive to raise $1 million for DonorsChoose.org.Instead of the standard city-specific, deeply discounted deal usually offered, Groupon will use the May 24 offer to support DonorsChoose.org by encouraging members to purchase...
Groupon Aims to Raise $1 Million for DonorsChoose.org
Judge spanks Apple over kid-baiting apps

Disruptive Jobs – Week of May 24

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Disruptive Jobs – Week of May 24

"Since we started monitoring on May 24, 2008, Twitter has been up 87.95250507 percent of the time." http://r2.ly/zc9z

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"Since we started monitoring on May 24, 2008, Twitter has been up 87.95250507 percent of the time." http://r2.ly/zc9z

Sprint to begin shipping the HTC EVO 4G LTE on May 24th

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We can't be certain as to how many units of the HTC EVO 4G LTE have made it out of customs thus far, but it appears the number is high enough for Sprint to officially set a date for shipping the device out to those who pre-ordered it online....
Sprint to begin shipping the HTC EVO 4G LTE on May 24th

Flickr Suffers Outage Four Days After Major Revamp

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It appears Yahoo-owned Flickr has suffered the first significant outage after its major revamp. People online are reporting the site going down, with some tweets marked as early as 5:30PM PDT, says TNW. That was about six hours ago, at time of writing. Flickr also tweeted its acknowledgement of the site going...
Flickr Suffers Outage Four Days After Major Revamp
Nominate The Most Creative People In Social Media Marketing

Emerging popular Android apps: Monster Park, Songify and Rebuild

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This week’s paid Android app charts were heavily influenced by the Because We May sale. The mass discount movement, which was designed draw attention to the importance of price control rights for independent developers, helped push Lazy 8 Studios’ title Cogs and Sarah Northway’s Rebuild into the top 50 of...
Emerging popular Android apps: Monster Park, Songify and Rebuild
Keep out: NASA asks future Moon visitors to respect its stuff

Apple Paying Dividends to Employees with Restricted Stock Units, CEO Tim Cook Declines to Participate

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Apple's board has decided to award dividend equivalent payments to employees holding restricted stock units or RSUs. Apple announced a quarterly dividend of $2.65/share in March, to commence in July. RSUs are typically issued to employees to encourage them to stay with the company. They are awarded in a similar...
Apple Paying Dividends to Employees with Restricted Stock Units, CEO Tim Cook Declines to Participate

Steam for Mac launches with free Portal, 63 games

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Mac gamers are in for a treat today, as the Steam client for Intel-based Apple systems has finally been released. We had fun playing with the beta, and now, with the full release, anyone can jump in. Here's the best part: the list of games available is much wider...
Steam for Mac launches with free Portal, 63 games

Marketing Day: May 24, 2013

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Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: Founder Of First Bid-Based PPC Search Engine Launches New Mobile Ad Solution Mobile application and ad solutions developer UberMedia has... Please visit Marketing Land for...
Marketing Day: May 24, 2013

Marketing Day: May 24, 2012

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Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: Facebook’s Promoted Posts Rolling Out, Here’s What It Looks Like Facebook has begun rolling out Promoted Posts, a new tool that... Please visit Marketing Land...
Marketing Day: May 24, 2012
Nikon D3200 out in May: 24-megapixel sensor, high-res screen, external mic input, comes in red

the sky at 5am / May 24, 2010 http://post.ly/hAOh

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the sky at 5am / May 24, 2010 http://post.ly/hAOh

Amazon's LoveFilm nabs streaming rights to Vikings

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The Vikings are coming to Amazon. LoveFilm, Europe’s leading movie subscription services that Amazon bought in 2011, just gained exclusive streaming rights in the U.K. and Germany for the popular television series Vikings. This marks the first time that a show has been distributed on LoveFilm before hitting the cable networks or...
Amazon's LoveFilm nabs streaming rights to Vikings

Sony Xperia Tablet Z available for preorder

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The thin, light, waterproof 10.1-inch tablet will ship on May 24, according to Sony. [Read more]...
Sony Xperia Tablet Z available for preorder

Don’t Miss Your Chance: Apply to Startup Battlefield at TC Disrupt

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Time is running down to apply to be part of the Startup Battlefield at TC Disrupt, our upcoming event focused on innovation in media and technology. The Battlefield gives you a major launch platform in front of top investors such as Ron Conway, executives like Jack Dorsey and industry press. The...
Don’t Miss Your Chance: Apply to Startup Battlefield at TC Disrupt

Zynga Tells CupidWithFriends To Stop Using 'With Friends'

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Zynga has apparently told the makers of the dating website CupidWithFriends that they need to change the site’s name, because it allegedly infringes on Zynga’s trademarks. CupidWithFriends was built by the startup Apartment 7 (which also released the dating apps Flock and Wednesday Night). The site launched a couple of...
Zynga Tells CupidWithFriends To Stop Using 'With Friends'

Sprint Says It Will Begin Shipping HTC Evo 4G LTE Pre-Orders on Thursday

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Although a patent dispute has held up its full launch, Sprint said it will start shipping its HTC Evo 4G on Thursday to those who have pre-ordered the phone. There’s no word just yet on when the phone will show up in retail stores. “Sprint expects to begin shipping HTC...
Sprint Says It Will Begin Shipping HTC Evo 4G LTE Pre-Orders on Thursday

Calling European Devs to GOTO Copenhagen

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Developers living in and around Copenhagen, mark your calendars. The GOTO Copenhagen conference is now in its second year running after a successful event in 2011. The Conference brings together developers, leads, managers and architects for three days of technical sessions across various tracks like languages, front-end development, architecture and...
Calling European Devs to GOTO Copenhagen

SearchCap: The Day In Search, May 24, 2013

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Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the Web. From Search Engine Land: Google Glass Diary, Part 4: Local Search & Navigation Remember that first Google Glass video? It was published a little more than a year ago and...
SearchCap: The Day In Search, May 24, 2013

Zynga sued for allowing executives to sell shares early, post-IPO

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A lawsuit has been filed against Zynga, in relation to the move of the company to allow some executives to unload shares of the company after its initial public offering (IPO), but before the lockup period expired. The deal, it appears, was not extended to lower executives and employees. According to Bloomberg,...
Zynga sued for allowing executives to sell shares early, post-IPO

Summer School VC: Lerer Ventures aims to teach students the venture capitalist way

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This ain’t your typical summer school: New York City’s Lerer Ventures today announced Summer School VC, a new program that will show students what it’s like to be a venture capitalist. Applications for Summer School VC are being accepted until May 24, after which the firm will choose 15...
Summer School VC: Lerer Ventures aims to teach students the venture capitalist way

TechCrunch Disrupt, May 24-26 in New York

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New York, the city that never sleeps, may finally meet its match. TechCrunch is coming, and we’re bringing three days of non-stop conference and startup-competition energy, May 24-26. We call it TechCrunch Disrupt because we want to debate what’s really changing in media and technology right now, what’s causing disruption...
TechCrunch Disrupt, May 24-26 in New York
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