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Naqeshny: A debating platform to help you make informed decisions

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Naqeshny is a brand new social network, launched out of Egypt, which brings the art of debate into a public online arena. Naqeshny, which literally means ‘discuss with me’, is the brainchild of Cairo-based developer and designer firm, Mash. Offered both in English and Arabic, the site makes it easy...
Naqeshny: A debating platform to help you make informed decisions

Delorme's inReach two-way satellite communicator gets iOS support, sends iPhone texts from Timbuktu (video)

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If you're an iPhone or iPad owner, you might have been disappointed that the Delorme inReach two-way GPS communicator launched with app support only for Android users. That's fine if you're trekking with a Casio G'zOne Commando, but not so hot if you're of the Apple mindset and get...
Delorme's inReach two-way satellite communicator gets iOS support, sends iPhone texts from Timbuktu (video)

The first open-source 3D-printed gun

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In its continuing mission to build a “Wiki Weapon,” Defense Distributed has 3D printed the lower receiver of an AR-15 assault rifle and tested it to failure — on video (embedded below). The printed part only survives the firing of six shots, but for a first attempt that’s quite impressive....
The first open-source 3D-printed gun
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How To Add A Pinterest Button To Your Site And Get Astronomical Amounts Of Traffic

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Pinterest is a new social media platform that has quickly become as important as Facebook and Twitter are to publishers. According to a Shareaholic study, Pinterest refers more traffic to publishers than YouTube, Reddit, LinkedIn, MySpace or Google+ -- for retailers especially. It refers nearly as much as Twitter. ...
How To Add A Pinterest Button To Your Site And Get Astronomical Amounts Of Traffic

Apple’s new iPhone to feature 4-inch display, start production in June: Report

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Working with the mindset that an Apple rumour isn’t confirmed until the Wall Street Journal comments on it, a new report from the newspaper has suggested the company will finally increase the display size of its next-generation iPhone to 4 inches. The WSJ says that the smartphone will be increased...
Apple’s new iPhone to feature 4-inch display, start production in June: Report
Test Flighting: Applover Launches Free, Crowdsourced Testing Platform For Android Apps

Some CEOs Are Making A Big Mistake With Facebook

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I recently shared my thoughts on why CEOs need to embrace social media. The post was inspired by a study on the social media habits of Fortune 500 CEOs, which showed an alarming absence of these powerful executives on the most popular social networks. Today CEO.com released the findings of a follow...
Some CEOs Are Making A Big Mistake With Facebook

How Three Entrepreneurs (And One Huge Company) Built Empires On Social Commerce

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It's hard to predict how your company will grow when social channels are involved. That's what a bunch of the hottest entrepreneurs in social commerce learned while running their companies. They all used social channels — like social media and blogs — to grow their companies. Three top entrepreneurs...
How Three Entrepreneurs (And One Huge Company) Built Empires On Social Commerce

“We’re So So Sorry”: An Apology Form Letter For Startups

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Sometimes it really does seem like we live in the Wild West of the digital age, the rules of the Internet get made up as we go along. Due to the newness, it seems like there’s a scandal per week in tech startup land, and, because of social media, the...
“We’re So So Sorry”: An Apology Form Letter For Startups

Forget The Holiday Rush: Mobile App Downloads Did Better In January Than December

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Mobile app marketing firm Fiksu has new data today on the effect the post-holiday rush on mobile devices had on the number of apps downloaded throughout the month of January. In short, downloads skyrocketed last month, even beating December’s numbers. iOS downloads reached an all-time high last month, the firm...
Forget The Holiday Rush: Mobile App Downloads Did Better In January Than December

Want To Be Like Steve Jobs? Well It’s Probably Not Going To Happen

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Because Steve Jobs had visited the AllThingsD stage so many times over the course of the past decade, Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher decided to pay him tribute by inviting two of his friends for 25 years, Dr. Ed Catmull and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, to talk for the closing...
Want To Be Like Steve Jobs? Well It’s Probably Not Going To Happen
Apple Said To Debut iCloud’s New Photo Sharing Features At WWDC

MBA Mondays: Culture And Fit

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Kicking off our series on People, I am going to talk about the importance of culture and fit in the hiring process. What I have to say on this topic is mostly aimed at companies that are going from five employees to five hundred employees, but I do believe it...
MBA Mondays: Culture And Fit

Is Apple ready to issue a dividend?

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There has long been talk that Apple would — or should — someday pay a dividend to its investors. Such talk got more serious when Tim Cook stepped into the CEO role last fall. And now, it looks like this wishful thinking by Apple shareholders might come to fruition. Here’s...
Is Apple ready to issue a dividend?

Former IT salesman: 'In part I blame the American mindset that took hold' | Joris Luyendijk

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Joris talks to an expert in banking systems about the competitive spirit – and the time when he thought he was doing good• This monologue is part of a series in which people across the financial sector speak about their working lives"We need to talk about the huge risks banks...
Former IT salesman: 'In part I blame the American mindset that took hold' | Joris Luyendijk

Windows 8: Does its 1-month report card read pass or fail?

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My, how time flies when you're swiping through live tiles. Microsoft's new-look Windows 8 launched exactly one month and one day ago, bringing the modern UI and mobile-style apps to the desktop masses on October 26th. So how has the system actually fared during its honeymoon period? Read on...
Windows 8: Does its 1-month report card read pass or fail?
Authors Guild Continues To Battle The Present; Attacks Another Legal Service As 'Infringing'

Twitter’s Landscaping Problem

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Twitter. On the surface, it’s another year, another bitch session. Developers are up in arms! Everyone is threatening to leave! Or, at least, hundreds of people! There’s talk of open source competitors! It’s over! Maybe! We’ve seen the same basic story repeated so many times over the years that I’ve...
Twitter’s Landscaping Problem

Online-Retail Spending at $200 Billion Annually and Growing

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Americans spent more than $200 billion on online shopping in 2011 and are expected to shell out $327 billion on Internet stores by 2016. That’s the estimate from a report scheduled to be released Monday by Forrester Research analyst Sucharita Mulpuru, who also predicts that online sales will make up...
Online-Retail Spending at $200 Billion Annually and Growing
Steven Spielberg's cinematographer reveals the secrets behind his iconic shots

Intel slips details of Poulson-based Itanium 9500 in advance, teases a big boost to 64-bit servers

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If you think Intel took awhile to roll out the Xeon E5, imagine the mindset of Itanium server operators -- they haven't had any kind of update to the IA-64 chip design since February 2010, and they're still waiting. Much to their relief, Intel just dropped a big hint...
Intel slips details of Poulson-based Itanium 9500 in advance, teases a big boost to 64-bit servers

Social Media Metrics That Matter

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Social networks are unique in that they facilitate interaction with consumers in a common language and culture native to the platform. These channels enable the creation and organic spread of magnetic content that attracts rather than distracts a consumer in a participatory mindset. For brands,... Please visit Marketing Land for...
Social Media Metrics That Matter

12 Successful Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Best Tips For Startups

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This post originally appeared at Entrepreneur.  The most successful entrepreneurs have faced the same challenges that startups are grappling with today. There are lessons learned that can help anyone who is starting a business. Here, we offer a dozen of the best business tips from the entrepreneurs behind the...
12 Successful Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Best Tips For Startups

The Engineer's Brain

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I've been reading The Corrections this long weekend. This book came out over ten years ago, but I'd never read it so I pulled it out of our bookshelf and cracked it open after we got off the mountain on Saturday. I hope to finish it on the plane ride...
The Engineer's Brain

Bing’s search API now live on the Windows Azure Marketplace

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On the heels of its massive redesign, which caused a sizable stir in the tech vertical, Bing has today announced that its paid search API is now live on the Windows Azure Marketplace. This was an expected move, as Bing announced that it would be shifting the Bing API to...
Bing’s search API now live on the Windows Azure Marketplace

5 things Marissa Mayer will change about Yahoo

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Google's main product were driven by data, not art. Can the new Yahoo boss bring that mindset from Google? [Read more]...
5 things Marissa Mayer will change about Yahoo

Deezer's CEO Axel Dauchez On Cracking Into The U.S. And Why It's Not Just Another Spotify

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Deezer, the web-based music streaming company that has just picked up $130 million in funding from Warner Music owner Access Industries and Idinvest, is gearing up for another announcement on Wednesday. There, it will lay out more details about what it plans to do with the cash injection — the...
Deezer's CEO Axel Dauchez On Cracking Into The U.S. And Why It's Not Just Another Spotify

Adobe: 'TV Everywhere' revolution is just beginning

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Adobe says the 7 million households that watched the Olympics pushed the TV Everywhere mindset into the mainstream. [Read more]...
Adobe: 'TV Everywhere' revolution is just beginning
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