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Google introduces ‘VC Office Hours’, Google+ hangouts with top Silicon Valley figures

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Google+ is often lamented for failing to capture the attention of mainstream social network users and, almost in response to that accusation, Google is launching an interesting initiative that will see top figures from Silicon Valley participate in hangouts on the social network. The company introduced its VC Office Hours program today,...
Google introduces ‘VC Office Hours’, Google+ hangouts with top Silicon Valley figures
Com2uS triples its social mobile gaming network users in six months

BlackBerry back to profit as it sells a million Z10 handsets

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Breakthrough results on new smartphone in first month on sale follows difficult period of job cuts but $98m net for final quarterBlackBerry is on the rebound after returning to profit and revealing healthy demand for its first smartphone, with a million of its Z10 handsets shipped in their first month...
BlackBerry back to profit as it sells a million Z10 handsets
Nielsen teams up with Twitter to measure audience reach via social networks
CircleMe Lets You Plant – And Find – Virtual Items On Locations

Korea’s Kiwiple is mixing augmented reality and social networks, with plans to go global

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Kiwiple is largely unknown on the global stage for now, but the company has an ambition to take its unique vision of augmented reality-based social networks to a larger audience worldwide. The company’s social network service — Ovjet — grabbed national attention in Korea when it was part of a...
Korea’s Kiwiple is mixing augmented reality and social networks, with plans to go global

YouTube adds Google+ quick share for uploaded videos, Google+ profiles get YouTube tab

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On Wednesday, Google engineer Dom Carr quietly unveiled two significant changes to how Google+ and YouTube are tied together, which are rolling out this week. The changes make the process of sharing newly uploaded videos to Google+ easier, while increasing traffic to YouTube from profiles pages on the social network....
YouTube adds Google+ quick share for uploaded videos, Google+ profiles get YouTube tab

Now Facebook Must Prove To Wall Street Its Ads Really Work

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Facebook has made a $3.1 billion business from a social advertising sector many, even it, concede is experimental and unproven. Now it must find that proof - but experimenting on Wall Street, as well as Madison Avenue, could prove challenging. “Our advertisers typically do not have long-term advertising commitments...
Now Facebook Must Prove To Wall Street Its Ads Really Work

How Companies Can Take Advantage Of The Way People Use LinkedIn

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LinkedIn has carved a special and very valuable place in people's online lives, at a time when we didn't think we can manage yet another social network. Users build their professional identities on LinkedIn, while they use Facebook for everything else. "People on LinkedIn don't talk about their home life,...
How Companies Can Take Advantage Of The Way People Use LinkedIn

Facebook confirms it is testing Upcoming Events and Recently Released Albums in the News Feed

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Facebook is testing at least two new features in its News Feed: Upcoming Events and Recently Released Albums, though it won’t go into detail on either of them. “We’re always testing new features,” a Facebook spokesperson told TNW. “We have nothing further to share at this time.” When prodded to...
Facebook confirms it is testing Upcoming Events and Recently Released Albums in the News Feed

Study: Ages of social network users

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How old is the average Twitter or Facebook user? What about all the other social network sites out there, like MySpace, LinkedIn, and so on? How is age distributed across the millions and millions of social network users out there? To find out, we pulled together age statistics for...
Study: Ages of social network users

Twitter Ads Are About to Get More Relevant

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If all goes according to plan, ads on Twitter are about to get a lot more relevant to the people that see them. That's the idea behind the interest-targeted ad system the company has been testing. Having presumably ironed out the kinks, Twitter has just rolled the feature out to all of...
Twitter Ads Are About to Get More Relevant

EFF Seeks to Protect Innovation for Social Network Users

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San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is urging a federal judge to dismiss Facebook's claims that criminal law is violated when its users opt for an add-on service that helps them aggregate their information from a variety of social networking sites. Power Ventures makes a web-based tool that...
EFF Seeks to Protect Innovation for Social Network Users

Google Engineer In Street View Flap Identified

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A Google Inc. engineer at the center of the company’s controversial practice to scoop up personal information from wireless-network users as specially equipped cars drove by their homes has been identified. AFP/Getty Images The Google street view mapping and camera charts the streets of Brasília, Brazil. He is Marius Milner,...
Google Engineer In Street View Flap Identified

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between July 30 and August 4. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, July 30 Classic competitive multiplayer returns in Spy vs Spy Ouya to stream games with OnLive London 2012, NBC...
This week's headlines from across Inside Network

[Infographic] How People Use iPhones and Androids in China

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Did you know that the majority of Android users in China are on a 2G network? That about 44% of Android users in China use HTC phones? That almost 14% of iPhone users in China have spent $10-$20 on paid apps, with 9% spending more than $50? China has the...
[Infographic] How People Use iPhones and Androids in China

Facebook Finds its Place in the Location-Sharing Landscape

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The biggest social network on the web is getting ready to unveil a location sharing service of its own, according to a report Tuesday. Citing unnamed sources, The New York Times’ Bits blog says there will be two components, “a service offered directly by Facebook that will allow users to...
Facebook Finds its Place in the Location-Sharing Landscape
Why your Facebook Page has fewer likes

Streetline Partners With Cisco To Bring Real-Time Parking Info To Cities

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Finding parking is always a chore, but there are new tools and companies coming to make finding a place to leave your vehicle easier than ever. One startup focused on this problem, Streetline, is getting a big boost for its real-time parking data through a partnership with Cisco that could...
Streetline Partners With Cisco To Bring Real-Time Parking Info To Cities

Facebook Granted Patent on the News Feed - This Could Be Very Big

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Facebook has been granted a patent on the Newsfeed, "displaying a news feed in a social network environment." Nick O'Neill at AllFacebook found the patent first and says it could be "one of the most significant social web patents" in a decade. If all algorithmic delivery of social activity updates...
Facebook Granted Patent on the News Feed - This Could Be Very Big

Heyzap launches a way for developers to reach its mobile game network users

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Heyzap, a startup with a mobile social gaming network, is announcing today a way for mobile game developers to reach its network of users. The cost per install (CPI) program provides mobile game developers with a quick and easy way to acquire new users. Heyzap thus helps attack the major...
Heyzap launches a way for developers to reach its mobile game network users

Police call on 'Twitter squad' to fight web bullies

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Police chiefs ask users of social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter to help combat criminal behaviour onlinePolice chiefs are calling on users of online social networking sites to be the "eyes and ears" of officers to help combat the menace of 'trolls' who bully or abuse via the...
Police call on 'Twitter squad' to fight web bullies

Weekly Wrap-up: Deactivating Facebook, Social Oversharing, iPad vs. Netbooks, And More...

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This week, Marshall Kirkpatrick answered a simple question - "What Happens When You Deactivate Your Facebook Account" - and it quickly became the top story of the week. It turns out it's all about manipulating emotions. We also continued our exploration of the significant Internet trends of 2010: The...
Weekly Wrap-up: Deactivating Facebook, Social Oversharing, iPad vs. Netbooks, And More...

Why Do VCs Still Love Social Media?

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Illustration by David Schwen Social network users aren't there to buy stuff. They're there to communicate with others. We use the phrase social media, but they're really communication services, not media properties. I remember meeting Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley four or five years ago and thinking, This guy is in...
Why Do VCs Still Love Social Media?

Bad news for network innovation: Investment in infrastructure startups is falling

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While we often think of small nimble startups as the true innovators in technology, that hasn’t necessarily been the case in network infrastructure for the last few years. A study of venture capital funding from Ovum shows that while overall tech investment has recovered since the dark days of the...
Bad news for network innovation: Investment in infrastructure startups is falling

Class-Action Suit Filed Against Yahoo! For Yahoo! Contributor Network Hack

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Yahoo! (Getty) That was fast. In mid-July hackers calling themselves "the D33Ds Company" gave Yahoo! a spanking for lax security by posting the login information of some 453,000 Associated Content/Yahoo! Contributor Network users online. Less than a month later, we've got the first class-action lawsuit related to the breach. New...
Class-Action Suit Filed Against Yahoo! For Yahoo! Contributor Network Hack
Rovio Launches Angry Birds Star Wars On Facebook With Social Integration, New Power-Ups
Instagram Version 2.1: Apple’s 2011 ‘App of the Year’ has new UI, notifications, filter, and enhancement feature
Here's What Happened When This Guy Accidentally Asked 1,138 People To Connect On LinkedIn (LNKD)

.@BlaveFlopata Sorry... http://su.pr/5Y9MUl link QA deteriorates when I am on vacation. Glitch Hits PlayStation Network Users Worldwide.

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.@BlaveFlopata Sorry... http://su.pr/5Y9MUl link QA deteriorates when I am on vacation. Glitch Hits PlayStation Network Users Worldwide.
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