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Ray Ozzie's Cocomo raises $4M for "cloud-based backends"

Social Media ROI Has Come of Age, Says Society for New Communications Research| Tekrati Research News

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Social Media ROI Has Come of Age, Says Society for New Communications Research| Tekrati Research News

Yahoo and Twitter Get New Communications Heads From PayPal and Google

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Big moves in the Internet PR biz, as Yahoo grabs Amanda Pires from eBay’s PayPal unit and Twitter snatches Google communications exec Gabriel Stricker. Pires, who is currently senior director of communications and brand at PayPal, worked with new Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson for many years when he ran the...
Yahoo and Twitter Get New Communications Heads From PayPal and Google

Twitter's New Communications Chief Has Never Used Twitter (GOOG)

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Good catch by Mike Arrington over on Uncrunched: Twitter's new communications chief, Gabriel Stricker, has actually never used Twitter. The Xoogler made his presence known with his first tweet ever: I’m thrilled to be joining Twitter -- and thankful for my time at Google. Both are more than just...
Twitter's New Communications Chief Has Never Used Twitter (GOOG)
The Laws That Make It Easy For The Government to Spy On Americans

Holy Tweet! Pope Benedict XVI set to join Twitter by the end of the year

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News of celebs and notable figures joining Twitter is nothing to write home about these days, but it is worth noting that none other than the Pope might soon be communicating in messages of up to 140 characters as the Catholic church continues to explore new communications options. The Associated Press reports...
Holy Tweet! Pope Benedict XVI set to join Twitter by the end of the year

Anttenna Creates a “Swap Meet in Your Pocket”

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Anttenna today launched a free, real-time iPhone application for consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer exchanges of goods and services. The location-aware application is similar to Twitter — users quickly create short “mobile micro-listings” of up to 140 characters of items wanted or for sale. Using this approach, an item or service is...
Anttenna Creates a “Swap Meet in Your Pocket”

NYT Hires New Communications Director

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NYT Hires New Communications Director

“Unpolished gem” Myanmar has much potential for IT, telecoms and tech

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Asia is increasingly becoming a market of focus of technology firms, thanks to the explosive rise in smartphone adoption, mobile Internet usage and other the uptake of other technology, but a new market is now being talked about: Myanmar (also known as Burma.) Following recent elections and political reform —...
“Unpolished gem” Myanmar has much potential for IT, telecoms and tech

Going For "Pretty First" Is Wrong: A Designer's Take On App Development

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Editor’s note: Chloë Bregman is a product designer working on a new communications startup. Most recently, Chloë designed DrawChat, a drawing based messaging iphone app which is currently being auctioned off, and helped ignite Changemakrs, an inspirational quote site meant to help people inspire and be inspired to change themselves and...
Going For "Pretty First" Is Wrong: A Designer's Take On App Development

The power of IT (it's not all in energy consumption)

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Over the weekend, a two-part article in the New York Times took issue with power consumption by data centers. There has been substantial reaction from the industry, including a response from GigaOM’s very own Katie Fehrenbacher. She assessed the argument and its rebuttals, pointing out that while the data center...
The power of IT (it's not all in energy consumption)

Apple Files Trademark for New Mail/Calendar/SMS Combo Icon

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To close out March, Apple has filed for a new communications icon in Europe that covers Mail, Calendar and SMS in one unique live combo icon. Apple's trademark ......
Apple Files Trademark for New Mail/Calendar/SMS Combo Icon

Huge Labs Launches Honey, A Reddit-Like Message Board For Sharing News In Your Company

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Want a way to communicate with your team, and are tired of doing so over email? Honey is a new communications platform that allows employees to have an internal message board for sharing interesting news stories or conversations, and access them any time. Honey provides a SaaS-based tool for internal...
Huge Labs Launches Honey, A Reddit-Like Message Board For Sharing News In Your Company

Social Media ROI Has Come of Age, Says Society for New Communications Research| Tekrati Research News

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Social Media ROI Has Come of Age, Says Society for New Communications Research| Tekrati Research News

China and Taiwan are linking up with their first cross-strait submarine cable

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China and Taiwan are set to open a new communications link when the first submarine cable crossing the Taiwan Strait goes live on Friday, state media are reporting. Mainland official Yang Yi called the launch “good news” for both sides of the strait. China and Taiwan have had a historically...
China and Taiwan are linking up with their first cross-strait submarine cable

Facebook hires and departures: Japan, DC, legal, global marketing, measurement, more

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Facebook has hired Atsushi Iwashita as its Managing Director in Japan, according to AsiaJin. Iwashita was most recently CEO of brand consultancy firm Interbrand Japan and previously served as CMO of McDonald’s Japan. Facebook has been growing quickly in the region, recently surpassing local competitor Mixi. Earlier this week Mixi replaced its founding CEO...
Facebook hires and departures: Japan, DC, legal, global marketing, measurement, more

Twilio and KDDI evolve their partnership to launch a communications API for Japanese app developers

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Cloud communications company Twilio has announced a partnership with Japan’s second-largest telecommunications group, KDDI Web Communications (KWC). With this move, it creates an environment whereby app developers in the country can now easily build services and games using Twilio’s capabilities. The two companies have launched a new communications API called Twilio for...
Twilio and KDDI evolve their partnership to launch a communications API for Japanese app developers

From POTS to PANS Conference at ITEXPO

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ITEXPO will start tomorrow – today I am in a session regarding the move from plain old telephone service or POTS to PANS – which may be the acronym for the new phone network which is IP communications based. Right now Carl Ford who spent his life in the world...
From POTS to PANS Conference at ITEXPO

PBS shows quick ad instincts with 'Big Bird' Twitter buy

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In the midst of Big Bird-gate, PBS shrewdly purchased the character’s name as a way to promote the public broadcaster on Twitter. The decision shows how companies are learning to respond to the massive but short-lived ad opportunities that bubble up on social media. First some context. If you somehow...
PBS shows quick ad instincts with 'Big Bird' Twitter buy

Shel Holtz's Crisis Communications Presentation at New Communications Forum 2009

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Shel Holtz's Crisis Communications Presentation at New Communications Forum 2009

This Is The Most Creative Thing We've Ever Seen On Twitter

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The folks behind the Smart Car Argentina Twitter account have Tweeted 456 times. 455 of those Tweets are dedicated to creating the coolest thing we've ever seen on Twitter. Go to the Smart Car Argentina Twitter feed, and then hold "J" on your keyboard. Whoa! Pressing the "J" key scrolls...
This Is The Most Creative Thing We've Ever Seen On Twitter

Social Media ROI Has Come of Age, Says Society for New Communications Research| Tekrati Research News

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Social Media ROI Has Come of Age, Says Society for New Communications Research| Tekrati Research News

Social Media ROI Has Come of Age, Says Society for New Communications Research| Tekrati Research News

kdpaine.blogs.com
Social Media ROI Has Come of Age, Says Society for New Communications Research| Tekrati Research News
New FBI unit tasked with making Web and mobile communications easier to spy on

Motorola Investors Are Suddenly Nervous That Google Is Getting Cold Feet (GOOG, MMI)

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Google's acquisition of Motorola Mobility is getting hung up in regulatory review over in China, and Motorola Mobility investors are getting nervous that Google might abandon its $12 billion bid, a market source tells us. These fears have knocked Motorola Mobility shares "out of bed" this past week.  A...
Motorola Investors Are Suddenly Nervous That Google Is Getting Cold Feet (GOOG, MMI)

Social Media ROI Has Come of Age, Says Society for New Communications Research| Tekrati Research News

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Social Media ROI Has Come of Age, Says Society for New Communications Research| Tekrati Research News

NTT Com becomes first foreign telecom firm (of likely many) to enter Myanmar

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Research firm IDC recently called it an “unpolished gem” with much potential for the technology industry and Myanmar has passed a landmark after it welcomed the first foreign telecom company to its shores as NTT Com opened a branch in capital city Yangoon. The tech firm, which is present in 31...
NTT Com becomes first foreign telecom firm (of likely many) to enter Myanmar
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Study: Enterprises Want More Marketing Data, But They Don’t Know What To Do With It

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Online marketers and advertising are getting access to more and more data, but that’s not enough, according to the 2012 Digital Marketing 2.0 Study commissioned by ad company DataXu. More than 350 “enterprise decision makers” in management, marketing, communications, digital, IT and social media were surveyed, and 75 percent of them...
Study: Enterprises Want More Marketing Data, But They Don’t Know What To Do With It

Murdoch's past horrors haunt future of press regulation

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A new Communications Act should try to cope with the pace of technological innovation – not worry about Rupert Murdoch's old tricksThe problem is knowing whether 2015 (with its promised new Communications Act) is the future – or the past. Harriet Harman, now shadow media secretary, instinctively looks back over...
Murdoch's past horrors haunt future of press regulation
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