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Health experts uncover pro-smoking smartphone apps

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Researchers fear apps are a new way for tobacco companies to exploit loopholes in restrictions on their marketing activitiesHealth experts are warning that pro-smoking smartphone apps could tempt young people to start using cigarettes after new research found that dozens of them have been downloaded millions of times.Researchers who uncovered...
Health experts uncover pro-smoking smartphone apps

Heroku Enterprise For Java - A New Play In A Crowded Market

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Heroku has added Java for a new enterprise focused service so companies and IT organizations can build and run Java applications in the cloud. In a press release, Heroku boasts it will allow companies to deploy mission-critical apps in minutes instead of months. That’s quite an assertion but the platform...
Heroku Enterprise For Java - A New Play In A Crowded Market

Tokkster’s widget could bring chatrooms to every site

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According to the ad agency JWT, “Web chat everywhere” is one of the 100 things to watch in 2012. In its annual prediction list, it mentioned the young startup Tokkster as one of the key examples of this new trend. Tokkster’s value proposal is both innovative and simple: it offers...
Tokkster’s widget could bring chatrooms to every site

Hollywood Takes Its Copyright Fight To "Rogue" Mobile Apps

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Those "Hobbit" wallpapers you've got on your smartphone? They may not be legit. As reported in Reuters, there's a new trend among Hollywood movie studios concerned about abuse of their IP: They're hunting down "rogue" apps in the various smart devices app stores that use images and other content...
Hollywood Takes Its Copyright Fight To "Rogue" Mobile Apps

Meet Internet Entrepreneur Mark Dorosz, New York's Very Own Meggings Enthusiast

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This is the face of a “megger.” (Screencap: YouTube) Though most in the startup sector have been pegged as the hoodie-and-jeans wearing type, there are some Internet entrepreneurs in NYC who aren’t afraid to embrace their fashion forward side. Like Mark Dorosz, for instance, the director of biz dev at...
Meet Internet Entrepreneur Mark Dorosz, New York's Very Own Meggings Enthusiast

Telly Launches Social Video App, Which Is Totally NOT "Instagram for Video"

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Telly, a social video sharing site with 15 million monthly users, launched its first mobile app today on Android. The web-only company would’ve gone mobile iOS first if Apple’s approval process wasn’t so unpredictable. Telly’s availability on mobile allows for simpler video uploading, editing (with filters), and sharing. But before...
Telly Launches Social Video App, Which Is Totally NOT "Instagram for Video"
Virginia Beach McDonald's provides complimentary iPad usage with burgers
Heads-up, marketers: NFC will do more for you than QR codes

Suit aims to block Microsoft vote -- part of 'troubling' trend in securities litigation

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A suit filed by a Microsoft shareholder in King County Superior Court seeks to prevent the company from holding upcoming votes on executive pay and employee stock until Microsoft gives shareholders more information — alleging that its proxy statement is “materially misleading and incomplete.” However, this is not a unique...
Suit aims to block Microsoft vote -- part of 'troubling' trend in securities litigation
How enterprises can tackle the bring-your-own-tablet challenge

A new trend? Im trying Avitae, caffinated water. Odorless and tasteless --like, well, water. http://twitpic.com/13sjv3

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A new trend? Im trying Avitae, caffinated water. Odorless and tasteless --like, well, water. http://twitpic.com/13sjv3

Dispatch: A Messaging Service That Connects Dropbox And Other Cloud Apps

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Dispatch reached a milestone today. More than a year ago it became one of the winning hacks at the TechCrunch Disrupt NYC 2011 Hackathon. Today at Disrupt San Francisco 2012 the company showed what that hack has become with an online workspace that connects Dropbox, Google Docs and Google Contacts...
Dispatch: A Messaging Service That Connects Dropbox And Other Cloud Apps

New Trend: Ask Foxconn HR reps when the new iPhone will launch (this time October)

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Remember all the way back to last week when a Foxconn HR/Parking lot attendant told a Japanese NEws Crew that the iPhone was coming in June? Not so says another un-named HR representative reports Kokatu. South Korea’s Maeil Business Newspaper begs to differ. According to a recently published article, the paper asked the head...
New Trend: Ask Foxconn HR reps when the new iPhone will launch (this time October)

Wanted: Cars that Use Collective Intelligence to Improve Driving

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Credit: woodleywonderworks Every week, I drive in my car from Pleasanton, CA to San Francisco. You get some time to think when you make that drive. An idea that has occurred to me is… We ought to be making better use of the data our cars generate. It could make...
Wanted: Cars that Use Collective Intelligence to Improve Driving

Digits Live: First Presidential Debates Spark 'Big Bird' Memes

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In what is becoming the new trend in the social sphere, viewers of the presidential debates sparked conversations online and minted new memes on the spot, Liz Heron reports on digits....
Digits Live: First Presidential Debates Spark 'Big Bird' Memes

Apple Files Siri Trademarks & Gets Sued for Misleading Siri Ads

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On March 21, 2012, the US Patent & Trademark Office published Apple's latest trademark applications for Siri's stylized microphone logo. Apple has filed six applications for Siri's logo in the US and a single application in Europe under several key International Classes covering such matters as online social networking services,...
Apple Files Siri Trademarks & Gets Sued for Misleading Siri Ads

When Viral Marketing Goes Viral

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It looks like there’s a new trend in the marketing world, and that is to acknowledge that videos go viral, and then design advertisements to go viral. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t. First, let’s look at one that is entirely designed to go viral. Featuring Community star and Soup...
When Viral Marketing Goes Viral
Study: iPad usage nearly quadrupled among the small business market in 2011

LinkedIn Is A Reason Startups Raise More Money, Angel Investor Says

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There's a new trend in the venture funding world where startups are landing really big seed rounds of well over $1 million. They're doing this by getting handfuls of angel investors involved, says Larry Augustin, a longtime angel and CEO of SugarCRM, a maker of business-application software. Huge seed rounds...
LinkedIn Is A Reason Startups Raise More Money, Angel Investor Says

T-Minus one week until Glimpse shakes up social discovery

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This sponsored post is produced by Glimpse. In April, we announced the return of Glimpse: The social discovery conference to San Francisco, and this week the near-final lineup was announced. On Wednesday, June 12, many of the leading names in social discovery will take the stage at the Bently Reserve to uncover what social discovery...
T-Minus one week until Glimpse shakes up social discovery

Will.i.am brings his $475 iPhone camera accessory to Macworld

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Critics have charged that it's ugly, expensive and useless, but the musician says he's got a vision and he's sticking to itIt has been called garish, ugly and doomed but the musician Will.i.am thinks fashionistas will persuade Americans to love his $475 iPhone camera accessory.The Black Eyed Peas star is...
Will.i.am brings his $475 iPhone camera accessory to Macworld

Even Sony Will Beat Apple To Making A Giant Phone (SNE)

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We've been saying it for weeks now: big-screen smartphones are the new trend for 2013. It looks like Sony will give it a go, based on a leaked screen component we found on The Verge.   The component is for a massive 6.44-inch device The Verge speculates to be capable of...
Even Sony Will Beat Apple To Making A Giant Phone (SNE)

Microsoft moves logistics center out of Germany, blames Motorola patent battle

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It may be a mere thorn in the foot of a giant like Microsoft, but the patent war with Motorola is clearly starting to sting. German news outlet CIO reports that Redmond has shifted part of its European logistics operation from Germany to the Netherlands, affecting around 50 jobs...
Microsoft moves logistics center out of Germany, blames Motorola patent battle

Video: Angel Investor Chris Dixon on Startups & Why the VC Model Is Broken

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Chris Dixon is outspoken. He says difficult things. On his blog, Dixon writes about the technology industry’s taboos. “My blog is written from the perspective of the entrepreneur,” he says. “It was started as a VC countermeasure.” And when he’s really angry, his inner comic tweets gems such as: “Twitter...
Video: Angel Investor Chris Dixon on Startups & Why the VC Model Is Broken
This subscriber loss may haunt RIM in coming months

Twitter Can't Beat Facebook

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Hardcore Twitter users, I know you're a loyal bunch (in fact, I consider myself one of you). So don't take this personally. This article is about Facebook and how it is either going to destroy Twitter, force the microblogging service to change or make it an aquisition target by...
Twitter Can't Beat Facebook

How Accenture Used A Mobile App To Get On The BBC

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When the consulting firm’s logo appeared routinely in Six Nations rugby broadcast graphics this weekend, James Cridland was amongst the viewers to ask: “Accenture advertises on BBC Sport - how?” Sponsorship on the license-funded BBC in the UK is strictly forbidden. But the workaround, for Accenture, was to build...
How Accenture Used A Mobile App To Get On The BBC

Samsung Focus 2: More weight for Windows Phone?

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One of the first Windows Phones to hit the market was the original Samsung Focus. It’s the Windows Phone that I’ve used the most to test new apps and features. My biggest criticism is that it feels insubstantial in the hand — a lightweight piece of plastic, basically. Today AT&T...
Samsung Focus 2: More weight for Windows Phone?
Senators are asking for an investigation of employers who ask for workers’ Facebook passwords

Washington Post Offers Subscription Model App for iPhone

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In the continuing effort to stop the bleeding, newspapers continue to try new ways to recover some losses and stop giving away all of their content for free. As online advertising has not proven sufficient to fully cover costs, some publishers, such as the Wall Street Journal, have turned to...
Washington Post Offers Subscription Model App for iPhone
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