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The Avengers: Why Pirates Failed To Prevent A Box Office Record

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A week before its premiere in US movie theaters, a camcorded version of The Avengers appeared online. Immediately thousands of fans jumped on the release and according to figures collated by TorrentFreak, in the days that followed it was downloaded half a million times. While this may very well be...
The Avengers: Why Pirates Failed To Prevent A Box Office Record

41% of Google searches for super bowl ads during the game came from mobile devices

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Yesterday’s Super Bowl XLVI heralded the most tweets ever for any sporting event, but the world’s most popular search engine also saw a mass of football-related activity pass through its digital doors. If Google’s data is anything to go by, it’s not entirely clear whether people were actually watching the...
41% of Google searches for super bowl ads during the game came from mobile devices

Crunchie-Winner Fotopedia Launches New App With World Bank

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Just a week after winning Best Tablet Application at the Crunchies, Fotopedia is launching its latest iPad and iPhone app. The app lives up to its title Women of the World, showcasing photos of women in more than 75 countries. It was developed in partnership with the World Bank. All...
Crunchie-Winner Fotopedia Launches New App With World Bank

Meteor Games to publish high-end online game Hawken in December (exclusive)

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Hawken is one of the coolest online games in development for publication on the web. Adhesive Games, the startup studio that is making the game, is announcing today that its Meteor Entertainment division will publish the game as a free-to-pay title in December. Hawken is a “mech shooter” title,...
Meteor Games to publish high-end online game Hawken in December (exclusive)

Facebook As A Mobile Platform: 60 Million Mobile Users Visit Third-Party Apps Each Month

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Facebook is huge on mobile — as an application developer. But questions have circled for years around how it can be a real mobile platform on top of operating systems controlled by Apple and Google. But we got a little more data on what it’s already accomplishing on the platform...
Facebook As A Mobile Platform: 60 Million Mobile Users Visit Third-Party Apps Each Month
Hulu Plus Just Made Apple TV a Million Times Better

The ultimate Infographic that charts Draw Something’s explosive growth

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Draw Something was downloaded 50 million times in 50 days. Users created billions of drawings, adding 3,000 new pictures every second. On March 21st, OMPOP, the company behind the game, was bought up by Zynga for more than $200 million. On the first weekend in April, I downloaded the game for my...
The ultimate Infographic that charts Draw Something’s explosive growth

Hulu Changes Deal For Advertisers: Now They Only Pay When Viewers Watch The Whole Ad

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This morning, at the Ad Age Digital Conference in NYC, Hulu CEO Jason Kilar announced a significant change in how the media company will charge its advertisers. Going forward, advertisers will only be charged based on a 100% completion rate. In other words, if viewers don’t watch the whole ad, it doesn’t...
Hulu Changes Deal For Advertisers: Now They Only Pay When Viewers Watch The Whole Ad

With Creator, augmented reality startup Layar shifts focus to ‘interactive print’

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Dutch startup Layar has long been considered one of the front-runners in the augmented reality space, building mobile apps that enable Android smartphone and iPhone owners to use their handset’s camera to ‘see’ digital information on top of AR-enhanced objects in the real world. The apps will continue to be...
With Creator, augmented reality startup Layar shifts focus to ‘interactive print’
Stuxnet expert calls US the "good guys" in cyber-warfare

The Facebook IPO: Marketing, hypocrisy, and arrogance

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The social media juggernaut's financial filing reveals some uncomfortable truths about Silicon Valley and Wall Street. By Allan Sloan, senior editor-at-large FORTUNE -- There's something to be said for being a fossil when it's time to look at a phenomenon like Facebook's pending stock offering. The medium is new, the...
The Facebook IPO: Marketing, hypocrisy, and arrogance

HotelTonight Expands To Continental Europe, Adds Language Support, And Launches Gift Credits

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HotelTonight, the app that provides access to special deals for hotel rooms available that very evening, is making a couple of announcements today. For one thing, the company says that it’s making its first move into continental Europe, with hotel listings in Paris, Nice, Brussels, and Amsterdam. The app already...
HotelTonight Expands To Continental Europe, Adds Language Support, And Launches Gift Credits

OMG: 5-Week-Old App Draw Something Hits 20 Million Downloads And Generates 6-Figures Per Day

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Three weeks ago, we wrote about OMGPOP's mobile app, Draw Something. The ten-day-old social game had been downloaded more than 1.2 million times. Now the company has shared even more staggering numbers with us.  In just five weeks, the pictionary-like game has been downloaded 20 million times.  That's more...
OMG: 5-Week-Old App Draw Something Hits 20 Million Downloads And Generates 6-Figures Per Day

An information paradox: How Google’s new privacy policy may harm our discovery process

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It’s safe to assume you use at least one of Google’s many services: Google, Gmail, Google+, maps, YouTube, etc. unless you’re still sifting your way through Yahoo!, MapQuest, Hotmail, AOL, or another ghost of Internet’s past. Recently, while visiting one of Google’s many sites, you may have noticed the company...
An information paradox: How Google’s new privacy policy may harm our discovery process

eBay’s UK Fashion app now enables colour and pattern matching from photos

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eBay has rolled out a key update to its Fashion app for iOS devices in the UK, as it now features the so-called ‘Image Swatch’ technology to allow shoppers to find fashion items on eBay UK that match the colour and pattern of images in photographs. It was initially rolled...
eBay’s UK Fashion app now enables colour and pattern matching from photos

Nick Clegg apology video: the best parodies

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The Liberal Democrat leader's appeal for forgiveness on tuition fees has spawned a startling array of spoofs on the internet. Here are some of the bestThe birth of an internet meme is always fascinating - there's the joy of watching creativity at work, and of watching people try to top...
Nick Clegg apology video: the best parodies

Rovio: Angry Birds Space downloaded 10 million times in less than 3 days

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Rovio’s latest title in the smash hit Angry Birds franchise — Angry Birds Space — has been downloaded more than 10 million times in less than three days, the company has revealed. The company noted the milestone in a tweet: 10 million Angry Birds Space downloads in less than 3...
Rovio: Angry Birds Space downloaded 10 million times in less than 3 days
55 Images That Show How Fluffy Creatures And Viral Content Come To Life At BuzzFeed

Avaaz gains 2.5 million users in 30 days, raises $3.3m in aid for Syria

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In an announcement today, the petition site Avaaz revealed some pretty interesting figures on its growth and latest efforts around the world. In December, we reported that the site’s anti-SOPA petition managed to garner well over 1 million signatures, and as of today, it has been signed almost 3.5 million...
Avaaz gains 2.5 million users in 30 days, raises $3.3m in aid for Syria

Russian researchers build partial android for bizarre mind-transfer project (video)

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A Team of Russian researchers are building a conceptual mind-transfer android, and we're definitely not talking about Ice Cream Sandwich. However bizarre, their goal is to help mankind achieve immortality using a combination of humanoid robots and interstellar space travel to get away from a dangerous and overcrowded planet...
Russian researchers build partial android for bizarre mind-transfer project (video)
Rovio: Angry Birds Space Downloaded 10m Times In Three Days

60 million users engaged with apps on Facebook mobile platform since launch; average 5 times per month

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Facebook Director of Product Management Carl Sjogreen revealed that over 60 million users have engaged with mobile applications via Facebook, 320 million times per month since the mobile platform launched in October 2011. Sjogreen shared this statistic during a fireside chat with Founder of Inside Network Justin Smith at the Inside...
60 million users engaged with apps on Facebook mobile platform since launch; average 5 times per month

Can There be Another Rovio? OutFit 7 Wants to Give it a Shot.

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Outfit7 says its games on the iPhone and iPad have hit more than 300 million downloads since launching a year and a half ago. At that size, it claims to have outpaced Rovio’s Angry Birds, which took 20 months to hit 300 million. If you haven’t heard of Outfit7, it’s...
Can There be Another Rovio? OutFit 7 Wants to Give it a Shot.

Khan Academy Brings Its 3,500+ Educational Videos To The iPhone

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Whether or not one believes Khan Academy is helping to reinvent education, it’s hard to dispute the fact that Khan (and now his team) are an educational video-producing machine, or that the platform continues to diversify. In part, that started with the release of its iPad app in March. This...
Khan Academy Brings Its 3,500+ Educational Videos To The iPhone

Yesterday Was The Day The Whole 'Tech Is The New Wall Street' Meme Started To Die

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You've heard the line a million times in the past few years: Wall Street is over, tech is where the money, power and prestige are now. You've heard the line a million times in the past few years: Wall Street is over, tech is where the money, power and...
Yesterday Was The Day The Whole 'Tech Is The New Wall Street' Meme Started To Die

Spotify reveals the most streamed songs, albums and artists of 2012. Can you guess what they are?

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It may be a month premature, but Spotify has revealed its most played music of 2012. Topping the track-streaming polls is Gotye’s Somebody That I Used To Know, beating off Carly Rae Jepsen’s hit Call Me Maybe into second place. Gotye’s breakthrough hit was also the most-shared tune on Spotify...
Spotify reveals the most streamed songs, albums and artists of 2012. Can you guess what they are?

NEA Leads $33M Round In CRM Developer And Salesforce Competitor SugarCRM

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SugarCRM, a provider of commercial open source CRM software, has completed a $33 million equity and debt financing round. We’re told around $14 million of the round was equity financing. The investment round was led by New Enterprise Associates and includes participation from new investors Silicon Valley Bank and Gold...
NEA Leads $33M Round In CRM Developer And Salesforce Competitor SugarCRM
Same-day booking app HotelTonight invades Europe and goes after last-minute gifts

Battle Bears Go to Hollywood: A Mobile Game Becomes a TV Show

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SkyVu Entertainment, a small mobile games developer from Omaha, Neb., has formed a blockbuster partnership with a Los Angeles studio to bring its popular Battle Bears game to the TV screen. W!LDBRAIN Entertainment, the studio behind Yo Gabba Gabba! and other hit TV shows, has agreed to produce a full...
Battle Bears Go to Hollywood: A Mobile Game Becomes a TV Show

Milestone: Digital Gains Offset Magazines' Decline At Future

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Magazine and web publisher Future has hit a key milestone in the media industry’s great transition - UK digital revenues made up for print revenue falls between October and December. Digital circulation and advertising revenue growth of 51 percent from the previous year came thanks to Future having pushed...
Milestone: Digital Gains Offset Magazines' Decline At Future
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