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Google says more than 500 districts in US and Europe use Chromebooks actively

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Google just revealed over 500 school districts in the United States and Europe use Chromebooks on a regular basis, while also naming a few new districts to adopt the technology in both North Carolina and Wisconsin. In a post on the Official Google Blog, Google talked about the functionality of Chromebooks...
Google says more than 500 districts in US and Europe use Chromebooks actively

Forecast 2013: Setting a mobile risk management strategy

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Savvy IT leaders are mapping out strategies for balancing the risks and benefits of employee use of mobile devices. Their plans often include the use of new tools and services....
Forecast 2013: Setting a mobile risk management strategy

Latest release: New tools to build traffic

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Latest release: New tools to build traffic

Sponsored Message: Why Facebook Advertising Deserves a Second Look

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In this white paper, you will learn what successful marketers do differently to achieve success with Facebook’s advertising platform Marketplace. New tools, provided by Facebook, help advertisers maximize the effectiveness of their ads. This report identifies several ad-technology start-ups... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article....
Sponsored Message: Why Facebook Advertising Deserves a Second Look
Inside The New Microsoft Office App Store: One Developer's Story

Zillow’s new Agent Hub looks to help agents gets organized

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As part of an ongoing plan to diversify its business beyond advertising, Zillow today is launching a new service called Agent Hub that’s designed to help real estate professionals manage sales leads, contacts and other information in one spot. The new tool includes an analytics dashboard to track listing metrics and...
Zillow’s new Agent Hub looks to help agents gets organized

Firefox 10 out now: full screen apps, fewer crashes, disappearing forward button

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The tenth iteration of Mozilla's browser is rolling out from today and we're sat here waiting for our own go signal. As the biggest UI tweaks will arrive in v12, the majority of changes are under the hood: except that the "forward" button now only appears once you've pressed...
Firefox 10 out now: full screen apps, fewer crashes, disappearing forward button

Bend Windows 8 to your will with these free tools

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Suggesting that reviews of Windows 8 have been mixed is a bit of an understatement, but you don't have to take my word for it; Microsoft's bold new operating system is available right now, and if you spend some time with it I wager there are elements of the...
Bend Windows 8 to your will with these free tools

Nuji launches self-service platform for retailers to manage their store pages

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Nuji, the firm that aims to make shopping more social, has launched a self-service platform for retailers so that they can control and manage their stores on the site more easily. The firm now has more than 30,000 retailers and 500,000 curated products on offer. Customers can browse the range...
Nuji launches self-service platform for retailers to manage their store pages
Introducing Pinterest Web Analytics
Glogou Launches New Tools To Help Businesses Build Their Online Presence (And Ad Campaigns) In China

Firefox Looks Inward For a Creative Boost

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Mozilla has appointed Aza Raskin as creative lead for Firefox. Raskin is one of the foremost experts in user interfaces and over the years has developed expertise in web user interfaces. Raskin joined Mozilla in 2008 when Mozilla acquired his start-up Humanized. Since then he has been working on various...
Firefox Looks Inward For a Creative Boost

Cinnamon 1.4 Brings New Tools to the Linux Desktop

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More than 250 changes bolster workspace management and numerous other aspects of this up-and-coming desktop alternative....
Cinnamon 1.4 Brings New Tools to the Linux Desktop
Autonomy explains just how large ‘big data’ is (infographic)

Google launches new campaign to help 30,000 smaller charities go online

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Partnership with Media Trust and Charity Technology Trust aims to increase reach, fundraising and engagementGoogle, in partnership with the Media Trust and Charity Technology Trust, today launches a new campaign to help 30,000 of Britain's smallest charities boost their fundraising through online tools and the Internet.The 'Grow Your Charity Online'...
Google launches new campaign to help 30,000 smaller charities go online

Wishpond Launches Eight Twitter Marketing Apps That Borrow Their Look From Twitter

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Wishpond is launching a set of eight new apps that bring the startup’s social marketing campaigns to Twitter. The apps allow businesses to promote different contests and offers from their Twitter account, such as Photo and Caption contests. I talked to CEO Ali Tajsekandar about the new tools, and it sounds like...
Wishpond Launches Eight Twitter Marketing Apps That Borrow Their Look From Twitter

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

Anatomy of an interactive: a look at the code behind our Second Screen

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Hot on the heels of the previous writeup about the Olympics Second Screen and the design challenges we faced, this post is more geared at popping open the hood and looking at the technical details on how we've built the web app.The Guardian's Second Screen project is an attempt at...
Anatomy of an interactive: a look at the code behind our Second Screen

AppCod.es Launches App Store Prediction Tool, Tells Developers Which Keywords Work

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Warsaw-based, three-person startup AppCod.es just released new tools that will appeal to mobile app developers, both of which are intent on helping developers achieve better ASO, or App Store Optimization. ASO is basically a new form of SEO, but instead of boosting search engine rankings, it’s about boosting the ranking...
AppCod.es Launches App Store Prediction Tool, Tells Developers Which Keywords Work

AOL's new publisher tool to compete with Google, Armstrong says its back in "ad tech game"

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AOL today announced a new product for publishers called Marketplace, which integrates various elements of its ad tech platforms. The move comes as AOL redoubles its efforts to bring in revenue unrelated to its legacy copper wire business. “This gets us back into the ad tech game in a serious manner,”...
AOL's new publisher tool to compete with Google, Armstrong says its back in "ad tech game"

Phil Schiller: App Store is more democratic than traditional retail, Passbook is not a direct payment service

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In a recent story about growing concerns among app developers who want better ways to promote their apps in the App Store, The Wall Street Journal published quotes from an interview with Apple’s vice president for worldwide marketing Phil Schiller about the “tremendous amount” of work Apple does to help...
Phil Schiller: App Store is more democratic than traditional retail, Passbook is not a direct payment service

FileMaker Pro 12 Adds New 'Starter Solutions' and Broadens iOS Integration

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Apple subsidiary FileMaker today announced the launch of its new lineup of FileMaker 12 database applications, launching new themes and "Starter Solutions" to help users get up and running, as well as significantly enhancing integration with iOS devices."Databases only boost productivity if people genuinely enjoy using them," said Ryan Rosenberg,...
FileMaker Pro 12 Adds New 'Starter Solutions' and Broadens iOS Integration

Google shutters One Pass, its paid content platform

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Google has closed down One Pass, the paid content platform that it rolled out in February 2011 and revamped in February 2012. On the Google Blog, the company writes: One Pass, our payment platform for online news publishers, has been shut down. We are working with existing partners to make...
Google shutters One Pass, its paid content platform
What Will Netflix's New User Profiles Look Like?

Google on Android: 900 Million Activations, New Tools for Developers Coming

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Google said on Wednesday that there are now 900 million Android devices out there. “It’s an extraordinary achievement,” Google’s Sundar Pichai said at the company’s I/O conference in San Francisco. “But it is an incredible ecosystem achievement.” There were 100 million activations in 2011, and 400 million as of 2012....
Google on Android: 900 Million Activations, New Tools for Developers Coming
Etsy is focusing in on its sellers, planting deeper roots abroad with $40M round

"Slow Social Media"

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"Slow Social Media": Josh Constine of TechCrunch shares a bit about NewHive, including their seed investors, which includes CrunchFund. One trend that interests me is the shifting of online tools into the background, to get out of the way of the art they're trying to facilitate. We see this on...
"Slow Social Media"

Ning Gets Glammed Up With Site-Wide Update

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Ning, the social network network, announced its largest new release since being acquired by Glam Media last year, the next version of Ning targeted primarily at businesses and professional customers. The new product, Ning VIP, is a subscription-based service starting at $1,000 monthly, offering a suite of tools for larger-scale...
Ning Gets Glammed Up With Site-Wide Update

Apigee makes life easier for Twitter developers

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There’s no denying that the web in 2010 is all about APIs. From Twitter to Netflix, Facebook to Foursquare; there’s a way for developers to build on top of almost every every hot service.The problem for developers is getting the most out of those APIs and Apigee is a service...
Apigee makes life easier for Twitter developers
Google Gives Webmasters New Tools For Adding Structured Data To Their Sites And Emails
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?