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Next-gen WiFi hotspots to feature no-password login with phone SIM card

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Testing has begun on a new class of WiFi hotspots that will log mobile users in automatically with their SIM cards, potentially alleviating cellular network congestion and helping users stay within the limits of their data plans. The Wireless Broadband Alliance announced today that it has completed trials with...
Next-gen WiFi hotspots to feature no-password login with phone SIM card

ZEFR acquires Pipewave, moves toward serving both brands and content owners on YouTube

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ZEFR, a company we’ve long known as MovieClips and as the definitive provider of content rights management for Hollywood studios on YouTube, is looking to spread its wings. The three year old Los angeles startup that’s already serving more than 1 billion video views per month has recently hinted at expansion...
ZEFR acquires Pipewave, moves toward serving both brands and content owners on YouTube

Mopapp measures app value with all-in-one dashboard

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London-based startup Mopapp is looking to make its mark in the competitive mobile analytics space by providing developers with a single dashboard that tracks downloads, reviews, revenues and advertising performance. Unlike other analytics providers such as Flurry, Apsalar or Kontagent, developers using Mopapp do not need to install an SDK...
Mopapp measures app value with all-in-one dashboard

International data roaming is broken. Can MVNOs fix it?

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Let’s face it: if you use your phone or tablet’s mobile Internet connection while travelling abroad; well, you’re screwed. Standard roaming rates for most operators can run upwards of $20 a megabyte. Some carriers will sell you a bucket of megabytes, but the going rates are still 10 to 20...
International data roaming is broken. Can MVNOs fix it?
Viewsonic announces ViewPhone 5e: a 5-inch, dual-SIM phone running Android 4.0

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
Funding Daily: Rainbow Brite!

5 Tips To Manage Your Multinational Social Media

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One of the biggest challenges to delivering an effective social media campaign for big, multinational brands is executing the strategy on a practical level: you’ll have multiple networks, profiles, languages, and social media managers to control across different countries. Implementing your... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article....
5 Tips To Manage Your Multinational Social Media

Why Choose One? Connectify Blends VC and Crowdfunding in Kickstarter Campaign

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Networking start-up Connectify finished a successful Kickstarter campaign last week, having raised just more than double its goal of $50,000, the majority of which came in the form of pre-orders for its new product. The company’s tantalizing premise is that its software will make Internet access faster and more reliable...
Why Choose One? Connectify Blends VC and Crowdfunding in Kickstarter Campaign
UDID Confusion Led To Pullback in App Marketing Spending Last Month, Fiksu Says

Ad Tech Team Up: Clever On Demand Acquires AudienceFUEL And Will Use Its Name

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Clever On Demand, a company whose technology allows publishers to manage multiple ad networks, has acquired AudienceFUEL, a publisher-to-publisher marketing platform (more on what that means in a second). The price of the acquisition wasn’t disclosed, but the combined company will do business as AudienceFUEL (which does seem like the...
Ad Tech Team Up: Clever On Demand Acquires AudienceFUEL And Will Use Its Name

Police arrest suspect accused of "unprecedented" DDoS attack on Spamhaus

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Spanish authorities have arrested a 35-year-old Dutchman they say is "suspected of unprecedented heavy attacks" on Spamhaus, the international group that helps network owners around the world block spam. A press release (English translation here) issued by the Dutch Public Prosecutor Service identified the suspect only by the initials...
Police arrest suspect accused of "unprecedented" DDoS attack on Spamhaus

Hootsuite Adds Industrial Strength Social Media for Corporate Teams

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Time was that when companies first got serious about managing their brands on social media — Twitter, Facebook and the like — the social media “department” was one person. Now that big companies have figured out that there are big opportunities to drive incremental sales, put out customer relations fires...
Hootsuite Adds Industrial Strength Social Media for Corporate Teams
Big Switch gets bigger with strategic investment from Intel
Tint Gives Businesses An Easy Way To Bring Social Feeds To Their Websites, Apps And Facebook Pages

Votigo moves beyond promotions to provide conversation management and other social marketing software

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Social marketing and promotions software company Votigo recently expanded its platform to provide a full cross-network publisher, conversation manager and analytics tools. Votigo co-founder and CEO Mike La Rotonda tells us it has long been part of the company’s vision to offer these additional services, but it had been previously...
Votigo moves beyond promotions to provide conversation management and other social marketing software

Moolah Media Launches Real-Time Bidding Platform For Mobile Ads, Says It's Seeing $1M+ In Monthly Revenue

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Performance-based mobile ad startup Moolah Media is announcing that it’s taking its real-time bidding platform out of beta. It’s also sharing its revenue numbers today. The company had already talked up its RTB platform (namely, its technology allowing the advertisers to manage the bidding on multiple ad networks and exchanges)...
Moolah Media Launches Real-Time Bidding Platform For Mobile Ads, Says It's Seeing $1M+ In Monthly Revenue

How the LTE iPhone 5 will make mobile data cheaper

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After taking a pass with the iPhone 4S, Apple has finally welcomed LTE into its smartphone family. That means faster download and upload speeds to the iconic device, but the implications of a 4G iPhone on the wireless industry and on consumers are much greater than mere speed. LTE isn’t...
How the LTE iPhone 5 will make mobile data cheaper

Microsoft's Messenger Connect: A New API Strategy for Microsoft to Build its Own Social Graph

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The new Windows Live Messenger Steve Ballmer previewed in Brazil today represents again how a loosely joined ecosystem is developing in the cloud computing world. They are growing through a network of service providers connected through open API's. Windows Live Messenger represents a re-emergence of a veteran Web product, revitalized...
Microsoft's Messenger Connect: A New API Strategy for Microsoft to Build its Own Social Graph

Right to unlock smartphones finds support in Congress

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Advocates for both industry and consumers voiced their support for a bill that would restore the right to unlock cellphones in the U.S. at a hearing in front of a congressional subcommittee. A 2012 decision by the Librarian of Congress not to renew a long-standing exception to the Digital...
Right to unlock smartphones finds support in Congress

Syncapse Raises $3.3M for SocialTALK Social Media Management Platform

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Syncapse Corp., makers of the SocialTALK social media management platform, has announced that it has completed a $3.3 million private equity round.SocialTALK offers a central dashboard to create, approve and manage content on multiple social media channels, plus look at the metrics from them. The platform offers support for...
Syncapse Raises $3.3M for SocialTALK Social Media Management Platform
HBO shoots down Netflix invitation: 'no plans' to work together

Flickr for iOS gets a major overhaul, we go hands-on (video)

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Just like Marissa Mayer promised, Yahoo has revamped its Flickr app for iOS to bring it back in line with the oh-so-social modern era. Whereas the Android app was updated back in August, the iPhone version has had only minor improvements over the last few years and was starting...
Flickr for iOS gets a major overhaul, we go hands-on (video)

THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Windows Phones Will Have Superior Social Networking For The Chinese Market (MSFT)

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The Microsoft Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. MSFT Off Slightly  Stocks are extending losses today after GDP expanded as expected while initial jobless claims were worse than anticipated. Shares of MSFT are down with the rest of tech. Upcoming...
THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Windows Phones Will Have Superior Social Networking For The Chinese Market (MSFT)

The future of news: Mobile, video, data — and crowdsourced

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The Knight Foundation, a non-profit entity that is one of the biggest funders of journalism and media-related projects in the United States, announced the winners of the first round of its Knight News Challenge on Monday in Massachusetts — a contest aimed at funding the next generation of news...
The future of news: Mobile, video, data — and crowdsourced

Check.in Checks Out Of Closed Beta And Into Your HTML5-Compatible Device

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Back in March, I wrote about the problem of check-in fatigue. That is, with so many location-based check-in services now out there, it’s exhausting to open each one every time to check-in to the same place across multiple networks. The solution, for now at least, is Check.in. And it’s ready...
Check.in Checks Out Of Closed Beta And Into Your HTML5-Compatible Device

GREE: We’re not threatened by Game Center or Google+

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As Japanese social-mobile gaming giant GREE draws closer to the debut of its global platform, the company is finally beginning to share details about its plans. Up until now, GREE had been releasing information at a snail’s pace compared to rival DeNA, which has been much more vocal in its...
GREE: We’re not threatened by Game Center or Google+

Engagio wants to be your destination for searching through social conversations

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Social monitoring platform Engagio now lets users search online comments and discussions from multiple networks, the company announced today. In addition, they can sign up for email alerts on a specific keyword. Integrated networks include usual suspects such as Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, but also YouTube, StackExchange, StockTwits, AngelList and...
Engagio wants to be your destination for searching through social conversations

Q&A: Is One-Way Communication an Oxymoron?

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Every now and then, I’m asked to answer questions for other blogs and media outlets – more so lately due in part to the recent release of Engage! The conversations that always ensue trigger new insights, ideas, or perspectives and sometimes, I believe that the discussion is worth sharing...
Q&A: Is One-Way Communication an Oxymoron?

How to tell if your Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn efforts are paying off

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As businesses make more use of social networks, the number of engagement, analysis and monitoring tools has exploded. Enterprises are trying to understand their return on social media investments, to find out if their Twitter and Facebook marketing campaigns are actually delivering customers. They want to track social mentions across...
How to tell if your Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn efforts are paying off
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