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Apple Has Paid $1 Billion To App Developers. (And Other Key Stats)

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Today at the WWDC event in San Francisco, Apple CEO Steve Jobs took the stage for his keynote address. During it, he gave some key stats about three key pillars of Apple’s recent strategy: the iPad, the App Store, and the new iBooks store. First, the key iPad stats: There...
Apple Has Paid $1 Billion To App Developers. (And Other Key Stats)

Researchers use nanotech to make cancer 3M times more detectable

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Scientists at Princeton University say they have used nanotechnology to make tests to detect diseases, like cancer and Alzheimer's disease, 3 million times more sensitive....
Researchers use nanotech to make cancer 3M times more detectable
How Korean TV drama ‘Playful Kiss’ flopped locally but hit globally
Shazam Can Now Identify Your Content In As Little As A Second

Bump Aims to Ease Sharing Files Between Phones and PCs

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Bump, the program best known for letting people share photos and contacts from one phone to another, is expanding further onto the desktop. With a new software update, photos, contacts and other types of files can now be shared between phones and computers (both Mac and Windows). Bump had previously...
Bump Aims to Ease Sharing Files Between Phones and PCs

Wattpad Takes Quick $17.3M for Thriving E-Book Community

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Wattpad, a booming e-book community site, has raised $17.3 million led by Khosla Ventures, and including Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang, Union Square Ventures and Golden Venture Partners. Check out that growth chart on the right. The site now hosts five million stories, with 500,000 added per month. It has eight...
Wattpad Takes Quick $17.3M for Thriving E-Book Community

Let's Be Real: Snapchat Is Totally Used For Sexting

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When we first heard about Snapchat, the photo-sharing app that lets you set how long the recipient can view a picture for, we immediately thought that it must be used for sexting. Sexting is the practice of sending nude or revealing photos of one's self to others. Here's how it...
Let's Be Real: Snapchat Is Totally Used For Sexting

Obama Wins Second Term And Twitter Accolade

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"Four More Years" becomes the most popular tweet, knocking legendary philosopher Justin Bieber off the top spot. Barack Obama has won a second term. Giving an eloquent victory speech in front of his supporters in Chicago, the president paid tribute to his rival, Mitt Romney, and, with it, put...
Obama Wins Second Term And Twitter Accolade

DMD Panorama Opens API To Power Panoramic Photos In Any App

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It’s a strange thing to hear from the co-founder and CEO of a photo startup, but DMD Panorama‘s Elie-Gregoire Khoury tells me that panoramic photos will become “a commodity at the end of the day.” That doesn’t mean it’s time to get out of the photo business — instead, Khoury...
DMD Panorama Opens API To Power Panoramic Photos In Any App
Hungry for forecasting tech, HotelTonight buys PrimaTable

Emerging popular Android apps: Rage of Bahamut, Hambo and Asphalt 6: Adrenaline

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For the fourth week in a row, DeNA’s Mobage hit Rage of Bahamut leads our Android app roundup.  Keen to replicate its Android success, the company has finally brought the game to iOS, but its still known if the title will be as popular on Apple’s platform. Aside from DeNA’s chart-topper,...
Emerging popular Android apps: Rage of Bahamut, Hambo and Asphalt 6: Adrenaline
100 million apps later, The Weather Network launches My Friends Weather

Life beyond 'Cut the Rope': Zeptolab unveils new game, Pudding Monsters, launching 20 Dec

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After seeing massive success with Cut the Rope (and sequel Cut the Rope: Experiments), British-Russian games studio ZeptoLab is today announcing its new upcoming game at Le Web in Paris, France. Launching on 20 December, the new game is called Pudding Monsters and will be released for iOS and Android...
Life beyond 'Cut the Rope': Zeptolab unveils new game, Pudding Monsters, launching 20 Dec

Did Zynga Pay Too Much For Draw Something Maker?

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Zynga acquired the maker of the runaway hit mobile game Draw Something for a reported $180 million. In addition to the purchase price, Zynga will pay $30 million in employee retention bonuses as part of its acquisition of OMGPOP, a 40-employee New York City shop, according to AllThingsD. The move...
Did Zynga Pay Too Much For Draw Something Maker?

SHERYL SANDBERG: 'The Most Important Document Ever To Come Out Of The Valley'

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Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's COO, is a big fan of a presentation published by Netflix. She loves it so much, she said it "may well be the most important document ever to come out of the Valley." The presentation was created by Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, and it was first published...
SHERYL SANDBERG: 'The Most Important Document Ever To Come Out Of The Valley'

Rovio makes a Mighty Eagle's $68 million in profit in financial squawk

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It's inspired artwork, sketch shows and even a Pomplamoose cover, but flinging feathery fowl is ultimately a serious business. Rovio has announced that in 2011, it made a huge $106.3 million turnover and a whopping $67.6 million in profit (before tax). Fueled by the success of Angry Birds, Seasons...
Rovio makes a Mighty Eagle's $68 million in profit in financial squawk

eBay to Stop Advertising Inside Mobile Apps: "It's Not Worth It."

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eBay is ecstatic about mobile, just not mobile advertising. Devin Wenig, eBay’s president of global marketplaces, said in an interview that the company will stop running mobile ads next year inside of its applications. “We aren’t happy with the user experience and we don’t need the money,” he said. This...
eBay to Stop Advertising Inside Mobile Apps: "It's Not Worth It."

Google Maps for iOS Downloaded More than 10 Million Times

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According to a Google+ blog post from Jeff Huber, Google Maps for iOS turned out to be a success, with more than 10 million downloads just 48 hours after the app was released last Wednesday night. We're excited for the positive reception of Google Maps for iPhone around the world....
Google Maps for iOS Downloaded More than 10 Million Times
Facebook looks to drive app installs with 'send to mobile' button in News Feed
iSteve: Funny or Die's hilarious take on the Apple story now free to watch

Facebook is now testing an ad unit that allows developers to drive app installs

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Yes, we’re all aware that Facebook has to figure out how to monetize its powerful mobile platform. Facebook is clearly aware of this too, as it has just announced a new beta ad unit that lets developers drive app installs. Here’s what Facebook had to say about it: Facebook has...
Facebook is now testing an ad unit that allows developers to drive app installs

The Story Of Manti Te'o's Fake Girlfriend: Inside Deadspin's Monster Hit

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With a post that's nearing 3 million page views, Gawker's sports site is clearly the big (only?) winner in this mess. Here, some other eye-opening stats. For Deadspin, few stories have given them more praise, coverage, and views than the debunking of the story of Notre Dame football star...
The Story Of Manti Te'o's Fake Girlfriend: Inside Deadspin's Monster Hit

The camera in the stands

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The wisdom of Pudge Fisk, channeled through Jon Udell: Somewhere in the 2000s, [Roger] Angell asked [Carlton] Fisk to reflect on what had most altered the game of baseball since his playing days. The salaries? The drugs? No. The game-changer, Fisk said, was instant replay. His game-winning 1975 home run...
The camera in the stands

ShopSavvy taps into Best Buy's API for improved mobile shopping

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Shopsavvy is about to get a lot more useful for Best Buy shoppers. The companies will announce tomorrow that the Shopsavvy mobile app, which lets you scan and compare items from retail and online stores, has tapped into Best Buy’s API to let you research items faster and make...
ShopSavvy taps into Best Buy's API for improved mobile shopping

Is Facebook On The Brink Of Another Major Acquisition? (FB)

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Facebook could bid to acquire WhatsApp, the mobile messaging app, as it aims to extend its mobile reach. The rumoured acquisition, reported by TechCrunch today, comes after CEO Mark Zuckerberg declared last month that the future of his company lay in mobile devices. "The big thing is obviously going to...
Is Facebook On The Brink Of Another Major Acquisition? (FB)

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

Are you watching, Facebook? Asia's mobile chat apps show how it's done

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The App Store and Google Play may not be kings forever. If we look to Asia, we can see evidence that Web-based apps may be creeping closer to finding dominance on smartphones. And no-one should be more interested in the trend than Facebook. Last week, South Korea’s Kakao Talk announced...
Are you watching, Facebook? Asia's mobile chat apps show how it's done

10 Million People Play This Game Every Day

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OMGPOP's Draw Something app, which is less than two months old, just blew past Zynga's Words With Friends to become the most-played game on a daily basis, according to AppData. As with all explosively popular apps, expect one of two things to happen: a larger social gaming company (we're...
10 Million People Play This Game Every Day

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

How FilterMania 2 was downloaded 1 million times in 6 days

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The free photo filter app FilterMania 2 was downloaded 1 million times in the 6 days that followed its launch, its developer Dropico Mobile announced today. Over the last few days, more than 22 million filters have been downloaded. This made it the second most popular free photography app in the...
How FilterMania 2 was downloaded 1 million times in 6 days
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