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Awesome News – Facebook Acquires Face.com

LinkedIn Allows You To Follow Key Influencers On The Network; Will Eventually Make Feature Universal

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Professional social network LinkedIn begun allowing its members to follow companies over two years ago, giving professionals a way to easily access company updates, such as job openings, new developments and more. But the network has not allowed users to follow individuals. Today, that’s changing. LinkedIn is allowing you to...
LinkedIn Allows You To Follow Key Influencers On The Network; Will Eventually Make Feature Universal

Twitter gears up to grow, courting data infrastructure engineers for new Seattle office

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More than 10 months after opening a temporary engineering office in Seattle, Twitter is still looking for a permanent outpost here, but that isn’t stopping the company from making a recruiting push, particularly in the area of data infrastructure. Twitter will hold an open house next week in South Lake...
Twitter gears up to grow, courting data infrastructure engineers for new Seattle office
The Harrier in My Car Park: The Price of Losing Your Resolve

Circa: A mobile app hoping to redefine news presentation

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For months, Ben Huh was uncharacteristically mum about his online journalism startup. But finally today, Circa swung its curtains open in hopes to redefine the way readers consume their news. Circa, which launched its app this morning, centers on the idea that traditional news format on a print product is...
Circa: A mobile app hoping to redefine news presentation

Apple, Samsung continue worldwide court battle

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There have been a couple of new developments in the worldwide battle between Apple and Samsung, in the United States and in Britain. District court judge Lucy Koh, who presided over Apple's successful patent case against Samsung in August, ordered Apple to publicly disclose its sales, earnings and profit margins...
Apple, Samsung continue worldwide court battle

Letters: social media must be the instigator of a new way of work

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Though the development sector has been a late adopter of technology, social media is proving to the disruptive force that is changing everything from fundraising to impact measurementFor years I have been following the fast innovations in technology and, in my mind, I linked them to what positive impact they...
Letters: social media must be the instigator of a new way of work

Minube's Trip Planning Feature Just Got A Lot More Social, iOS App Adds Real-Time Messaging

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Minube, the social travel startup that focuses on inspiration for would-be travellers, has rolled out a nice update to the trip planning feature of its iOS app. After creating and sharing a list of things to do and see or where to stay or eat — which works like a...
Minube's Trip Planning Feature Just Got A Lot More Social, iOS App Adds Real-Time Messaging

Apple drops iOS interface patent to speed Samsung trial

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There are some new developments in the Apple versus Samsung "data tapping" patent battle. Northern District of California Federal Appeals Court Judge Lucy Koh has scheduled the preliminary injunction hearing for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 for June 29, and has prevented any further evidence from being presented in court on...
Apple drops iOS interface patent to speed Samsung trial

Next SimCity requires Net to start

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Catch the new developments for the long-awaited mother of all simulation games. [Read more]...
Next SimCity requires Net to start

The Guardian launches n0tice 2.0, its community noticeboard gets a big lick of paint and lands on Android

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We’ve previous written that the Guardian newspaper is one of the most experimental British newspapers, launching everything from an API for its content, to having a go at opening its newslists to the public. N0tice is another one of its testbed projects, and we previously noted that it has real...
The Guardian launches n0tice 2.0, its community noticeboard gets a big lick of paint and lands on Android

BBC scraps Digital Media Initiative after spending £98.4m on a revamped archive and production tools

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The BBC has decided to abandon its Digital Media Initiative, after spending £98.4 million (roughly $148 million USD) to try to create a more integrated and digital workflow for its employees. The decision follows an operational review of the project, launched in October last year, which found that the project was...
BBC scraps Digital Media Initiative after spending £98.4m on a revamped archive and production tools

5 tips for developing a patent strategy

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When you’re neck deep in starting a new business, you may not take the time to properly protect your inventions. As a result, you could see your intellectual property stolen or you could be sued for inadvertently stealing the intellectual property of others. Here are five easy tips on how...
5 tips for developing a patent strategy

Updated lists of Android patent infringement findings and successful countersuits

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I have received a fair amount of positive feedback to my lists of Android patent infringement findings as well as infringement findings in countersuits brought by Android device makers. Knowing that those two lists are being used as reference material by professionals in the financial services industry as well as...
Updated lists of Android patent infringement findings and successful countersuits

Mobile World Congress: Will the Windows ecosystem be relevant in Barcelona?

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It's still an iPhone and Android world, but at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next Monday, expect Microsoft's Windows and Windows Phone platforms to show some intriguing signs of life. There won't be a lot of huge phone and tablet announcements at the show, and Microsoft's own presence will be...
Mobile World Congress: Will the Windows ecosystem be relevant in Barcelona?
Big Tech: When Will Your Smartphone Really Replace Your Wallet?

The Guardian's N0tice platform gets a live-music mapping tool, showing fans' tweets and Instagram snaps

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N0tice is one of the Guardian’s testbed projects, which we’ve previously noted has real potential to take news reporting, and news gathering, in new directions. After breaking cover last October, it finally left its closed beta phase in March this year, before introducing a series of new developments and updates...
The Guardian's N0tice platform gets a live-music mapping tool, showing fans' tweets and Instagram snaps

What mattered at CES day 3

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As CES rumbles into its third day, robots and award winners are among the most interesting new developments. [Read more]...
What mattered at CES day 3

Guardian Hack Day February 2013 -- Live Blog Day 2

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Day two of our digital development team working on prototypes of potential new developments for the Guardian.Jonathan Hyde...
Guardian Hack Day February 2013 -- Live Blog Day 2

Facebook: Now with More Israeli Facial Recognition Technology!

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Cyborg Vision, a hack built with Face.com’s API. After rumors all but confirmed it, Face.com, the Israeli facial recognition startup, finally acknowledged on its blog today that the company has been acquired by Facebook. TechCrunch’s sources estimate that the acquisition price was between $80 million and $100 million, the same...
Facebook: Now with More Israeli Facial Recognition Technology!

Pirate Bay Founder Arrested Again On Suspicion Of New Hacking & Fraud Offenses

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As reported in detail last month, Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm is currently being detained in Sweden, locked up for 23 hours a day in solitary confinement. He is being held under suspicion of hacking into Logica, an IT company closely connected to Sweden’s tax authorities. Every second week there...
Pirate Bay Founder Arrested Again On Suspicion Of New Hacking & Fraud Offenses

Spotify By The Numbers: Now 5M Paying Subscribers, With 1M In The U.S. Alone; 20M Users Overall

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Spotify has become a juggernaut in the music industry, and today the music streaming company released some numbers to prove it. It now has 20 million users overall, with 5 million of them paying monthly fees to do it. One million of them are in the U.S. alone. And as...
Spotify By The Numbers: Now 5M Paying Subscribers, With 1M In The U.S. Alone; 20M Users Overall

Liveblog: Google 2012 I/O opening keynote

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Google I/O is the search giant’s annual event for software developers. The popular conference offers third-party developers who build on top of Google’s platforms and services an opportunity to engage directly with the company’s engineers. During the Google I/O 2012 morning keynote presentations, Google’s leaders will take to the stage...
Liveblog: Google 2012 I/O opening keynote

This Week in Video for ATD: Facebook Redesigns News Feed, Roku Gets a New Box and The White House Favors Phone Unlocking

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There was a lot of talk this week about Facebook’s redesign of its news feed, which was announced Wednesday, and new developments in the rights of consumers to unlock their cell phones. Also, Roku came out with a new box for streaming television content. Here’s a quick list of the...
This Week in Video for ATD: Facebook Redesigns News Feed, Roku Gets a New Box and The White House Favors Phone Unlocking

Mozilla teases 'Something Big' for Android Firefox

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Mozilla looks to be getting ready to make a major announcement regarding Firefox on Android next week. A tweet from the Firefox team at Mozilla hints at new developments for the Firefox browser on Google's mobile operating system. The tweet, released early Friday evening, simply tells readers that "something BIG"...
Mozilla teases 'Something Big' for Android Firefox

Leverage Today's Technology to Optimize Your Business

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It's a cliché at this point to talk about how business has been transformed by technology. Much of today's workforce has never known a time without PCs, email or the Web. As ingrained as technology is, though, it continues to adapt and evolve, and the businesses that leverage new...
Leverage Today's Technology to Optimize Your Business

Windows Phone 8 syncing app hits the Windows Store ahead of launch event

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Ahead of Monday’s launch event, Microsoft has released an app for syncing Windows Phone 8 phones to Windows 8 and Windows RT. The Verge noticed the software’s release and confirmed that it would not sync with a Windows Phone 7 device. That leaves it relatively useless for the time being....
Windows Phone 8 syncing app hits the Windows Store ahead of launch event

Square's launch in Canada v. US: 25% higher adoption rate, 90% higher GPV, and 71% higher transaction size

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Square has shared some very interesting data points with TNW today, comparing its US launch in October 2010 to its Canadian launch in October 2012. In short, Canada is loving the electronic payment service: it has seen a 25 percent higher adoption rate per capita versus the US, a 90...
Square's launch in Canada v. US: 25% higher adoption rate, 90% higher GPV, and 71% higher transaction size

What's New At Search Engine Land's SMX West 2013

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Most experienced online marketers readily acknowledge that change is probably the one constant in their lives. But how much change can you effectively deal with, yet still have time to achieve your goals? How do you keep up with all of the important new developments (products, services, tools,... Please visit...
What's New At Search Engine Land's SMX West 2013

An Open Letter to Facebook

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I started this letter before f8, so for the record, it’s not about anything new. However, it even holds more water as a result. While Facebook is introducing new developments, they are losing sight of the old issues that are mostly “broken” or that have not yet been addressed. As...
An Open Letter to Facebook
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