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Tim Hwang Isn't A Lawyer, But He Plays One Online
You Are Watching More Web Video Ads Than Ever

Fusion-IO Looks Ahead, Sees Streets Paved With Golden Flash Chips

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Shares of Fusion-IO, the company that uses flash memory to speed up servers in data centers and also a founding member of the year-old Flash Madness Club, just reported its quarterly earnings, and, well, they’re flashy. Sales were $106.6 million, and per-share earnings were 9 cents, easily besting the consensus...
Fusion-IO Looks Ahead, Sees Streets Paved With Golden Flash Chips

After 5M iOS Downloads, House Remodeling Platform Houzz Launches Its Android App

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Houzz is one of those quiet success stories that have the potential to completely change their niches. At its core, the service lets you browse beautiful pictures of home remodeling projects that are organized by metro area and style. If you ever needed some inspiration for your own remodeling project...
After 5M iOS Downloads, House Remodeling Platform Houzz Launches Its Android App
Dear [Insert Business Name], What’s Your Promise?

New Yorker's David Remnick Moves Beyond the Magazine (Video)

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In his interview at D: Dive Into Media, New Yorker editor David Remnick said that mobile devices, even phones, are creating new opportunities for long-form content. Remnick said that reading on a three-inch screen isn’t his favorite way to enjoy a magazine, but notes some people are reading Dickens that...
New Yorker's David Remnick Moves Beyond the Magazine (Video)

Winning with a $1BN service design: the future of mobile is just starting!

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This sponsored post is produced by Harald Neidhardt (@hneidhardt), Founder & Curator of MLOVE Inc. “Oh Wow” – the mobile industry and venture community was taken by storm last week with the $1 billion dollar exit of Instagram to Facebook. With all the discussions about value and timing of the...
Winning with a $1BN service design: the future of mobile is just starting!

For Malaysia: Bringing Google Apps and Chromebooks to the classroom

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As a parent of three kids, I have the same aspirations as many other parents and educators—to provide them with the best opportunities to learn and discover their passions. For many students, the web has become an incredible resource for the classroom, offering tools to work collaboratively, share and research....
For Malaysia: Bringing Google Apps and Chromebooks to the classroom

After buying IGN, Ziff Davis is shutting down UGO, 1UP, and GameSpy

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Publishing company Ziff Davis is shutting down iconic gaming news sites UGO, 1UP, and GameSpy, according to a memo sent to employees by CEO Vivek Shah today. Ziff Davis is a publishing company that’s known for purchasing high-profile news organizations, and eventually allowing them to decay over time into...
After buying IGN, Ziff Davis is shutting down UGO, 1UP, and GameSpy

Hashtag could take flight and start appearing on Facebook, reports say

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Twitter’s now-iconic hashtag could be taking flight and it may start appearing on Facebook, the Wall Street Journal first reported Thursday afternoon. The move to start taking advantage of the hashtag, a symbol that users are starting to recognize across the web, could help Facebook build on the idea of organizing content...
Hashtag could take flight and start appearing on Facebook, reports say

New reads: what's your method of discovery?

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The way in which we find out about books is changing, with countless 'new discovery' tools aiming to shape what we readThink back to the last five books you read. How did you find out about them? Now imagine being asked the same question in June 2022. How different do...
New reads: what's your method of discovery?

Tibco Buys Maporama Solutions To Add Geolocation To Its Big Data Analytics

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On the heels of Apple buying WifiSLAM for $20 million to improve its indoor geolocation capabilities comes another piece of M&A in the space: Tibco Software, the enterprise software company, has bought Maporama Solutions, a French geolocation company. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Tibco says that it...
Tibco Buys Maporama Solutions To Add Geolocation To Its Big Data Analytics

The Facebook Marketing Bible April 2012 Edition Is Now Available

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The new Timeline format for Facebook pages brings new opportunities for marketers and advertisers on the platform. Optimize your Facebook page for the new format with the April 2012 edition of the Facebook Marketing Bible: The Leading Resource for Marketing and Advertising on Facebook. In the April 2012 edition we...
The Facebook Marketing Bible April 2012 Edition Is Now Available

Rovi deal gives Facebook data for building out entertainment, video platform

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Facebook today announced a deal with Rovi Corporation to use Rovi Video, a database of information about movies, TV shows and celebrities that can be used to improve search and discovery across its platform. Rovi’s data helps power experiences like on-screen TV guides, iTunes, Flixter, BestBuy.com and many others. Facebook has...
Rovi deal gives Facebook data for building out entertainment, video platform
BII REPORT: Why Mobile Video Is Set To Explode

Facebook enables mobile app installs direct from News Feed, offers developers more customization and reporting

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Facebook today announced changes to its mobile app install ad unit, including a way for iOS 6 users to download apps without leaving the social network. Developers also gained new tools for customizing their ad creative and seeing the results of their campaign. Mobile app install ads, launched in October after...
Facebook enables mobile app installs direct from News Feed, offers developers more customization and reporting

Report: Location-based mobile services have huge untapped potential worldwide

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There is a massive demand for location-based mobile services worldwide, according to the findings of a new TNS report, which found that the services are the most sought after by mobile users across the globe ‘Mobile Life‘, the firm’s latest report, concludes that almost two-thirds of mobile users that don’t...
Report: Location-based mobile services have huge untapped potential worldwide

After Years Of Trying To Kill YouTube, Movie Studios Are Embracing & Profiting From It

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When the Betamax/VCR first came out, Hollywood insisted that it was pure evil and that it would be "the Boston Strangler" to the movie business. And, if you looked at how the devices were used at first, you could easily argue that the vast, vast majority of the usage was,...
After Years Of Trying To Kill YouTube, Movie Studios Are Embracing & Profiting From It

OpenTable Integrates Foodspotting Into iOS App

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More than two months after OpenTable acquired restaurant discovery app Foodspotting for $10m, the online table-reservation service has finally integrated Foodspotting’s restaurant-finding and dish-sharing features into the iOS incarnation of its app. Now, you’ll be able to view the most popular dishes from Foodspotting on OpenTable’s restaurant pages, simply by...
OpenTable Integrates Foodspotting Into iOS App

SXSW: Shirky’s New Opportunities in Public Sharing

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Today social technology theorist Clay Shirky delivered a fitting counterpoint to Danah Boyd’s keynote on privacy at SXSW the day before. Where Boyd spoke of the danger of making information more public than users intended it, Shirky talked about new opportunities for sharing information online and elsewhere. Here’s the Twitter-esque...
SXSW: Shirky’s New Opportunities in Public Sharing

Why Do The People Who Always Ask Us To 'Respect' Artists Seem To Have So Little Respect For Artists?

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Over the years, we've posted tons and tons of stories of content creators embracing the internet, exploring the new opportunities it creates and often profiting greatly from doing so. We regularly celebrate the great creativity from these artists, and cheer them on as they succeed and (sometimes) make lots of...
Why Do The People Who Always Ask Us To 'Respect' Artists Seem To Have So Little Respect For Artists?

New Facebook platform industry hires: Kontagent, TBG Digital, BranchOut

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Social analytics company Kontagent hired an engineer, while TBG Digital and BranchOut hired marketing staff this week. If your company is hiring new people or making a notable promotion, please let us know. Email mail (at) insidefacebook (dot) com, and we’ll get it into our next post. Also, please note that...
New Facebook platform industry hires: Kontagent, TBG Digital, BranchOut

New Facebook platform industry hires: TBG Digital, Spruce Media, Kontagent

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TBG Digital hired a marketing specialist, Spruce Media hired a media manager and Kontangent hired an engineering intern this week. If your company is hiring new people or making a notable promotion, please let us know. Email mail (at) insidefacebook (dot) com, and we’ll get it into our next post....
New Facebook platform industry hires: TBG Digital, Spruce Media, Kontagent

Anywhere, anytime on-demand: A vision of the mobile future

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Charles Armstrong is founder and CEO of TourWrist, “the YouTube of panoramas.” Running a mobile-centric platform, I’m completely inspired by technology’s present metamorphosis. More than ever, our devices are becoming human, tailored to our lives and empowering us with new opportunities to connect and learn. So where will this...
Anywhere, anytime on-demand: A vision of the mobile future

The Facebook Mafia is About to Make it Rain

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Mr. Cohler (flickr.com/fortunelivemedia) The New York Times has dedicated its front page web spot to a story on the incestuous world of ex-Facebookers and the many companies they have spawned, funded and acquired since leaving Facebook. It should probably strike you as unsurprising at this point that the majority of...
The Facebook Mafia is About to Make it Rain
The Legacy Trap: Getting caught by the innovation curve

Shares of F5 Networks take a big hit after earnings miss

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Shares of F5 Networks tumbled more than 10 percent in after hours trading today after the Seattle maker of networking equipment and software missed its fourth quarter numbers and scaled back its projections for the current quarter. The company posted revenue of $362.6 million for the fourth quarter, up 3 percent...
Shares of F5 Networks take a big hit after earnings miss

A victory for science as Britain opens research up

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Here’s a quiz question for you. What’s public and private at the same time? The answer: scientific research. More specifically, large amounts of scientific work is funded by government agencies — yet the results end up hidden behind paywalls. Money from the public purse is used to pay academics to...
A victory for science as Britain opens research up

More Industry Bloodletting: Nokia To Cut 10,000 Jobs Over Next 18 Months

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The mobile space will see a shakeout of sorts over the next 18 months. Nokia, the Finland-based maker of mobile phones, announced Wednesday that it will cut 10,000 jobs from its worldwide workforce through the end of 2013, as it attempts to regain its once-dominant place in a market increasingly...
More Industry Bloodletting: Nokia To Cut 10,000 Jobs Over Next 18 Months

Facebook Has Made It Impossible For You To Opt Out Of Search Results

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A month before unveiling a major new search feature, Facebook changed its privacy policy to remove the ability to opt out of search results. I noted this in my piece yesterday about the privacy implications of the new feature,Facebook Graph Search, but thought it worth highlighting further. Graph Search, which isn't yet...
Facebook Has Made It Impossible For You To Opt Out Of Search Results
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?