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A Kickstarter tip for journalists from ProPublica: Crowdfunding is a lot of work

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Although it is still far from being a mainstream approach to financing journalism, more media companies are experimenting with crowdfunding through platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, and some are having significant success. Every project is different, however, so it’s always useful to look at some of those that have succeeded...
A Kickstarter tip for journalists from ProPublica: Crowdfunding is a lot of work
Portland Digital Experience: A few of my favorite things
Hands-on with HTC One, a powerful phone that may not be for power users

MySpace on Facebook: The Beginning of Something Wonderful

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As excited I was to learn the MySpace Facebook fan page was going to be handed to me, I was a little scared. Terrified, even and I am not going to lie: there are still days when I share content on that page and prepare myself for the worst. Even...
MySpace on Facebook: The Beginning of Something Wonderful

Pipe exits beta, lets Facebook friends share giant files

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Cloud storage from the likes of Dropbox and Google is all well and good, but let's face it -- many of our friends won't venture far beyond Facebook. Thankfully, Pipe is about to publicly launch a file transfer service built with them in mind. The company's namesake Facebook tool...
Pipe exits beta, lets Facebook friends share giant files
Simulated trip to Mars left crew with sleep, exercise problems

Apple stock worth more than Google, Microsoft together

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An exceptional run on Apple stock over the past few days has made Apple's stock value worth more than either of its two most direct rivals combined. A comparison has shown that, as of mid-day Thursday, Apple's market cap of about $456 billion was greater than both those of Google...
Apple stock worth more than Google, Microsoft together
Yahoo's Surprisingly Gorgeous New iOS Weather App Centers Around Crowdsourced City Photos
Dell in acquisition talks with Quest Software, report says

Stormy Weather: D: Dive Into Mobile Postponed Due to Hurricane Sandy

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It is with great regret that we have to announce that, due to Hurricane Sandy, we are postponing our D: Dive Into Mobile conference, which had been set for tomorrow and Tuesday in New York City. It will be held at a later date to be determined at a...
Stormy Weather: D: Dive Into Mobile Postponed Due to Hurricane Sandy

Native Advertising Event

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This Thursday from 1pm to 6pm, our portfolio company Zemanta is co-hosting a summit on native advertising here in NYC.  I've written and spoken a fair bit about native advertising so regular readers will likely be quite familiar with this topic. However, from what I am seeing out there, native...
Native Advertising Event

Facebook Pushes "Gifts" Hard in Time for the Holidays

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I am horrible with holiday gift shopping. Always wait until the last minute, always fighting the crowds at retailers to score a crappy gift from the already-picked-clean shelves. I hate every second of it. Facebook knows procrastinators like me exist. To take advantage of it, the company is slowly rolling...
Facebook Pushes "Gifts" Hard in Time for the Holidays

Facebook roundup: stock back up after dipping below $18, China on hold, Twitter beats Facebook mobile revenues, and more

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Stock rebounds slightly – Facebook shares closed at $18.98 today, up after an all-time low earlier this week when the stock traded at $17.59 mid-day Tuesday. The company this week decided not to make a secondary offering, which would have put more shares on the market and likely hurt the...
Facebook roundup: stock back up after dipping below $18, China on hold, Twitter beats Facebook mobile revenues, and more

Russia Commemorates Steve Jobs with Giant iPhone in St. Petersburg

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An enormous iPhone has been unveiled in St. Petersburg, Russia, as a tribute to former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, who passed away in October 2011 from pancreatic cancer. The six-foot-tall sculpture, which resembles a black iPhone 4, was brought to life by designer Gleb Tarasov, according to The Daily Mail....
Russia Commemorates Steve Jobs with Giant iPhone in St. Petersburg
Amid Analyst Confusion, Google Beats, Q4 2012 Revenue Up 36 Percent To $14.42B, Net Income Up To $2.89B
$160,000 coffee? Apple CEO Tim Cook charity coffee break auction blowing up
The true genius of Facebook's Graph Search
The Iconfactory's David Lanham on what it takes to build home screen-worthy icons

Fujitsu prototype GPS cane hands-on: the future of monitoring and protecting the elderly

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Fujitsu's Stylistic S01 isn't the company's only attempt to cater to an older audience. It's also experimenting with a rather ingenius (and super glossy) take on the classic cane, that looks like something out of a sci-fi film. Inside the two-toned elliptical head-piece are a pile of electronics, including...
Fujitsu prototype GPS cane hands-on: the future of monitoring and protecting the elderly

Tim Cook convinces AT&T to unlock customer’s iPhone

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We get lots of emails regarding Apple’s customer support experience. While not always positive, some are excellent examples of Apple going above and beyond the average company. Today a reader and trusted tipster has reached out to us explaining that a personal email to CEO Tim Cook, who has been...
Tim Cook convinces AT&T to unlock customer’s iPhone

THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Chrome Falls In Browser Share For First Time In Two Years (GOOG)

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The Google Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email GOOG Up In Mixed MarketMarket is mixed mid-day as initial jobless claims beat expectations. Shares of GOOG are up strong with the rest of tech. Investors continue to look for Android momentum...
THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Chrome Falls In Browser Share For First Time In Two Years (GOOG)
Ness updates its iOS app, a personalized dining guide for you
Mobile is the new black at eBay and PayPal

ART CASHIN: These Are The Two Hot Theories Behind Apple's Sell-Off (AAPL)

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Apple shares have under-performed the broader market over the last several days, spawning a host of theories from investors. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS, presented two of the more plausible ideas in his morning note today.  The explanations deal with both a re-weighting by index funds and issues...
ART CASHIN: These Are The Two Hot Theories Behind Apple's Sell-Off (AAPL)

Coca-Cola's A011 vending machine keeps drink cool without using (much) power

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So maybe that self-chilling soda didn't pan out, but Coca-Cola is working on another method for keeping its beverages cool without using power. In partnership with Fuji Electric Retail Systems, the company has developed the A011 vending machine, which is capable of keeping drinks frosty for up to 16...
Coca-Cola's A011 vending machine keeps drink cool without using (much) power

THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Get Ready For Kinect Apps Coming From Big Businesses This Year (MSFT)

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The Microsoft Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. MSFT Off With Broader Market Market is mixed mid-day as initial jobless claims beat expectations. Shares of MSFT are off as the rest of tech rises. Upcoming catalysts include Windows 8, Windows...
THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Get Ready For Kinect Apps Coming From Big Businesses This Year (MSFT)

Jagran Prakashan’s Digital Revenues Increase 15.5% YoY To Rs 2.32 Crore

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Jagran Prakashan has reported financial results for the quarter ended 31st December 2011 with total income of Rs 324.03 crore, a 13.29% increase over Q3-FY11′s income of Rs 286.03 crore. The company’s net profit after tax was at Rs 41.30 crore, a decrease compared to profits of Rs 52.64 crore that it...
Jagran Prakashan’s Digital Revenues Increase 15.5% YoY To Rs 2.32 Crore

Google's Stock Takes A Dive After Mid-Day Earnings Release, Trading Halted

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Google just released it’s Q3 2012 earnings report far ahead of schedule. It’s not clear if Google accidentally filed the report early (which currently still has some editorial comments in it) or if this was on purpose, but a mid-day earnings release like this is very unusual. One thing that is...
Google's Stock Takes A Dive After Mid-Day Earnings Release, Trading Halted
INSIDE ZYNGA'S LAYOFFS: Employees Held A Boozy, Hoodie-Shredding Party After Being Told They Were Fired
Wii U hardware review: GamePad's tilt-sensitivity rocks two-screen gaming
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