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Missing pieces of small business tech

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Three vital ingredients of small business technology...
Missing pieces of small business tech
Coach Mayer's game plan for a Yahoo comeback: mobile, partnerships, and acqui-hires

Google Announces Rebuilt AdMob Developer Tools With Smarter App Promotion, Local Currency Support

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Mobile app developers using Google’s AdMob ad network will start seeing a new version that has been rebuilt “in a ground up sort of way,” according to Jonathan Alferness, director of product management for mobile ads. The update, which starts rolling out today, also brings AdMob more in line with...
Google Announces Rebuilt AdMob Developer Tools With Smarter App Promotion, Local Currency Support

Apple Indeed Talking with Cable Operators About New TV Product, But Launch Not Imminent

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Following up on yesterday's report suggesting that a launch of a new Apple television product may be "imminent" based on cable operators assessing infrastructure needs to support such a device, AllThingsD notes that Apple is indeed talking with cable operators but that characterizing any launch as "imminent" would be premature.For...
Apple Indeed Talking with Cable Operators About New TV Product, But Launch Not Imminent
Pin it, like it, buy it: Ubokia enables back-door e-commerce on Pinterest

Wordpress For Musicians: CASH Music Aims to Open Source the Industry

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We hear a lot about how dramatically the music industry is changing. And indeed, there are plenty of positive trends amidst the disruption. Music creation is easier than ever. So is music discovery. Streaming services offer a new model for the consumption of music on any device, in any...
Wordpress For Musicians: CASH Music Aims to Open Source the Industry

Read/Write Daily: How To Seduce a Robot

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Today's theme is missing pieces. We fancy ourselves to be a pretty smart species. But when you get down to the fundamentals, we don't understand the world very well at all. We don't even know how to behave on our first date with a robot. Our popular culture is...
Read/Write Daily: How To Seduce a Robot

Google files a complaint over the GooglePlay.com domain name

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Tweet Google introduced Google Play earlier this week and one of the key missing pieces for the online launch was the domain name GooglePlay.com.  That’s because the name has been owned by someone else and not the search engine giant for years. But Google isn’t wasting any time trying to...
Google files a complaint over the GooglePlay.com domain name

VMware CEO Paul Maritz Named EMC's Chief Strategist - Next Job CEO?

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As expected, EMC shuffled the deck today. It named COO Pat Gelsinger as the new VMware CEO, replacing Paul Maritz who has moved into a new role as EMC’s chief strategist. Yesterday I reported that Maritz was out as VMware’s CEO and was being considered as a replacement for EMC...
VMware CEO Paul Maritz Named EMC's Chief Strategist - Next Job CEO?

Android-powered car computers get software package from Intel's Wind River

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Wind River has announced a new software package for building Android-based automotive computing systems. The framework consists of several components, including a custom home screen interface that is tailored for cars, an FM radio control implementation, and support for interacting with docked iOS devices. The new package is part...
Android-powered car computers get software package from Intel's Wind River

OUYA announces Square Enix's Final Fantasy III as console's launch title

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OUYA, the Android-powered alternative gaming console that raised millions of dollars in mere days on Kickstarter, just revealed that it partnered with Square Enix to release Final Fantasy III as its launch title. Check out the announcement below. Kickstarter [via Engadget] Related articles Android-powered OUYA console wants to revolutionize gaming...
OUYA announces Square Enix's Final Fantasy III as console's launch title

Belkin fills the void with first third-party Lightning accessories for Apple devices

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When Apple dropped the 30-pin connector in favor of Lightning for the iPhone 5, new iPods and new iPads, it also dropped much of the current accessory market: short of an expensive adapter, years of collecting docks and more exotic peripherals were for nought. Belkin is stepping into that...
Belkin fills the void with first third-party Lightning accessories for Apple devices
Mozilla Launching Cross-Platform App Store Later This Year, Submissions Open Next Week

The 3 pieces that are turning WordPress into a platform

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The call for a “Heroku for WordPress” is by now a common refrain. WordPress, if you’re not aware, powers half of the top 100 blogs and 14.7 percent of the top one million websites in the world. In the U.S., 22 out of every 100 new domains run on WordPress...
The 3 pieces that are turning WordPress into a platform

Big Missing Pieces

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Big Missing Pieces: Jean-Louis Gassée on the drive to find that next big market in tech: Go to an aquarium and watch a school of fish. They move in concert and suddenly turn for no apparent reason. Somewhere inside the school there must have been a "lead fish" that caused...
Big Missing Pieces

Vdio Opens In The U.S. And UK With No Subs Model For Movies And TV, Rdio Users Targeted First

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Vdio, a video streaming service created to complement the Rdio music service, is today making its first public, live appearance. The site — offering not all-you-can consume subscriptions but pay-per-view features, with an emphasis on new releases — is opening for previews in the U.S. and UK, with $25/£20 gift...
Vdio Opens In The U.S. And UK With No Subs Model For Movies And TV, Rdio Users Targeted First

Automate this! SmartThings lets you control the real world

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SmartThings CEO Jeff Hagin turned on the Christmas lights in Paris, but the Christmas tree was in Minnesota. When one of his developers hit the liquor cabinet, he got an sms. SmartThings raised 1.1 million on Kickstarter (and announced a $3 million investment at LeWeb) to “add intelligence to everyday things”...
Automate this! SmartThings lets you control the real world

Photo blog 'Torn Lives' fills in the blanks

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A PostSecret for snapshot fans, Torn Lives asks viewers to submit photos with missing pieces--and "complete" them with a short text. [Read more]...
Photo blog 'Torn Lives' fills in the blanks
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