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System Used By New Six Strikes CAS, Falsely Identifies Game Mods As NBC TV Shows

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Reader David Sutherland emailed us this week about a DMCA notice that he received via his MediaFire account. The notice, which we've included below (including all of the crappy formatting) claimed that he was using MediaFire to host "one of the following files: Downton Abbey, CONTRABAND (2012), GRIMM (2011), House...
System Used By New Six Strikes CAS, Falsely Identifies Game Mods As NBC TV Shows

Box announces partnership with SAP to promote better mobile and cloud security

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Box has just announced a big partnership with business management solution service, SAP, at their Boxworks conference to help bring more mobile security to the Cloud. Nick Brown, SAP’s senior vice-president of mobile strategy, took the stage to share his thoughts about how the partnership would help deliver content to...
Box announces partnership with SAP to promote better mobile and cloud security
Bill Gates joins $35M round in ResearchGate to make science more open
And the world’s most popular browser is… who knows?
5 ground rules for B2B startup success

AppsGoneFree Keeps You Posted On App Store Deals

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Apple's App Store is a frantic place. There's no good way to keep track of what's new or what's changed among the more than 700,000 apps in there. For instance, when a great app goes free for a promotion, wouldn't you like to know about it? Believe it or not,...
AppsGoneFree Keeps You Posted On App Store Deals

Blazing-fast Facebook pages boost member use, increase ad revenue

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Speed up your website if you want to make more money. It’s that simple, yet most site owners only give site speed half their attention. By contrast, the most successful websites on the planet — Google, Twitter, and Facebook — have staff whose job is to obsess over how long...
Blazing-fast Facebook pages boost member use, increase ad revenue

The Irony Of Measuring Digital Influence

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Editor’s note: Dr. Michael Wu is the Principal Scientist of Analytics at Lithium where he is currently applying data-driven methodologies to investigate and understand the complex dynamics of the social Web.  Social media is a required avenue for brands to engage their customers. However, social media engagement is primarily based on conversations and personalized...
The Irony Of Measuring Digital Influence
U.K. Fixed & Mobile Broadband Services Compare "Well" To Major EU Economies, Says Ofcom

Dear VCs: I'm Breaking Up With You

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"The game taught me the game. And it didn't spare the rod while teaching."  - Jesse Livermore There's a new bully in town. And I guess that's me, at least according to a VC who emailed me last week to complain about my blog post. He wrote that it was unfair...
Dear VCs: I'm Breaking Up With You

Big Data Is Just For Big Companies - And Other BS

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2013 is going to be a 12 full months of hype surrounding the Big Data craze, with tantalizing tales of e-commerce analytics that will move beyond predicting pregnancies to doing something really cool: like figuring out the Last Twinkie Ever Bought. As the hype continues, smug enterprise IT departments will...
Big Data Is Just For Big Companies - And Other BS

Essentials to Keep in Mind When Building a Website – The SEO Point of View (part 2/4)

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The thing about SEO is that it is never enough. It can be an exhilarating experience to see your website at the top of the SERPs one day and the very next day, you might find the website nowhere on the first page of the SERPs. But, it is...
Essentials to Keep in Mind When Building a Website – The SEO Point of View (part 2/4)

Hiring? Try the crowd navigation method

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(Editor’s note: Brad Feld is an early stage investor and co-founder of Foundry Group. This story originally appeared on his blog.) There are no simple ways to determine if you’re hiring the right person for a job and, in my experience, complex approaches to hiring fail almost as frequently as...
Hiring? Try the crowd navigation method

Smart Device Shipments Broke Records In Q3 2012, Reaching 303.6 Million Devices; Expected To Grow To 362 Million In Holiday Quarter

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According to IDC’s latest report on smart device shipments, we’re in for a record-breaking holiday season. The analyst firm is expecting device shipments to grow 19.2% over third quarter levels, and 26.5% year-over-year to reach 362 million shipments in the fourth quarter of 2012 with a total market value of...
Smart Device Shipments Broke Records In Q3 2012, Reaching 303.6 Million Devices; Expected To Grow To 362 Million In Holiday Quarter

Interview: Designer Fred Nerby talks about his viral Facebook concept and the power of Behance

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Australian designer Fred Nerby was taken by surprise when his attractive Facebook redesign project went massively viral last month after he posted it to online portfolio site Behance. The project has since been viewed almost 300,000 times there and millions of times across the numerous sites that picked it up. The resulting...
Interview: Designer Fred Nerby talks about his viral Facebook concept and the power of Behance

Umbraco CMS' Latest Reinvention Finally Complete

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One other way to think of a "content management system" is as a database engineered to present data in a rich and navigable format. As such, a CMS doesn't have to be "the company blog;" and a business' communications - especially the kind that used to be logged on the...
Umbraco CMS' Latest Reinvention Finally Complete

devantART updates its HTML5 drawing app with the ability to replay artwork as it’s created

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With more than 20 million members, devantART’s massive artist community is worth noting in and of itself. Still, the site has been expanding beyond showcasing talent with its HTML5 drawing app “Muro.” Now, that app is receiving a major update that brings the ability to record and replay digital drawing sessions. Muro Redraw...
devantART updates its HTML5 drawing app with the ability to replay artwork as it’s created

Taking Online Payments Mainstream [Sponsored Post]

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The first time I got a check for mowing the neighbor's lawn, I was faced with a vexing problem. "What should I do with this slip of paper that I can't directly take to the store?" What an inconvenience to have to go the bank and deposit the check...
Taking Online Payments Mainstream [Sponsored Post]

AAP reports e-books now account for over 22 percent of US publishers' revenue

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It's well off the triple year-over-year growth that e-books saw a few years ago, but the latest report from the Association of American Publishers shows that e-books did inch up even further in 2012 to account for a sizeable chunk of overall book sales. According to its figures, e-books...
AAP reports e-books now account for over 22 percent of US publishers' revenue

Apple Again Ranked as World's Most Valuable Brand

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Studies of "brand value" are always difficult to compare, as widely differing methodologies used by those measuring such data yield markedly different results. But tracking year-to-year movements using a consistent methodology can offer some interesting perspectives, and so Millward's Brown's latest BrandZ study (via The Next Web) makes for a...
Apple Again Ranked as World's Most Valuable Brand

Nexus 7 camera hacked to enable 720p recording

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Device modders have hacked the firmware powering Google's Nexus 7 tablet, allowing the device to record 720p video on its front-facing camera. The hack, revealed in a post on the XDA Developers forum, apparently does little more than add several lines of code to the Nexus 7's media profiles, telling...
Nexus 7 camera hacked to enable 720p recording

Delighting the Highly-Social Customer, Part 1

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A key objective for senior executives over the next several years is to use disruptive technology to get closer to customers, to improve relationships, and enhance experiences. It is a considerable move and the result will usher in a new era of adaptive and empathetic business models. However, this...
Delighting the Highly-Social Customer, Part 1

System Used By New Six Strikes CAS, Falsely Identifies Game Mods As NBC TV Shows

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Reader David Sutherland emailed us this week about a DMCA notice that he received via his MediaFire account. The notice, which we've included below (including all of the crappy formatting) claimed that he was using MediaFire to host "one of the following files: Downton Abbey, CONTRABAND (2012), GRIMM (2011), House...
System Used By New Six Strikes CAS, Falsely Identifies Game Mods As NBC TV Shows

As Usual, Media Outlets Mindlessly Parrot BSA Press Releases With Zero Scrutiny

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When the BSA released its annual report on software piracy, Mike dubbed it "Bogus Stats Again", because as usual it employs plenty of ridiculous methodologies and unfounded assumptions to inflate the supposed economic loss. The BSA doesn't have to worry, though, because most members of the media just obediently parrot...
As Usual, Media Outlets Mindlessly Parrot BSA Press Releases With Zero Scrutiny

427 million Europeans are now online, 37% uses more than one device: IAB

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Yesterday, IAB Europe said the online advertising market is now worth about 21 billion euros, and today the organization is following up with a report on Internet usage across 28 European markets. According to IAB Europe’s most recent media consumption study, Mediascope Europe, there are now close to 427 million...
427 million Europeans are now online, 37% uses more than one device: IAB

LeanLaunchLab is Bringing Lean Startup Tools to Enterprise

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Ben Mappen had an idea for a company and he wanted to begin funding to get it off the ground. He met with Shawn Carolan of Menlo Ventures, pitched his idea, and got the go-ahead. Carolan also suggested that Ben meet with Steve Blank over lunch and discuss a possible...
LeanLaunchLab is Bringing Lean Startup Tools to Enterprise

The Big Data Fallacy And Why We Need To Collect Even Bigger Data

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Editor’s note: Dr. Michael Wu is the Principal Scientist of Analytics at Lithium where he is currently applying data-driven methodologies to investigate and understand the complex dynamics of the social Web. The value of any data is only as valuable as the information and insights we can extract from it. It is the information...
The Big Data Fallacy And Why We Need To Collect Even Bigger Data
6 secrets of raising money from Indiegogo founder Adam Chapnick
Online video August 2012 numbers: YouTube, YouTube, and yet more YouTube

Nokia Predicts 10 Percent Growth For Mobile Phones In 2010

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Nokia (NYSE: NOK) has improved the way it measures the global device market, including coming up with a better way to calculate the number of unlicensed and counterfeit products being sold in the market. Given that, Nokia went back and recalculated the industry’s overall performance last year and how...
Nokia Predicts 10 Percent Growth For Mobile Phones In 2010
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