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The death of cash

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Tech giants - and startups like Square - want you to use your phone to pay for everything from gum to train rides. Here's how they plan to achieve cash-free nirvana. FORTUNE -- Café Grumpy is the kind of hipster hangout that wouldn't deign to trumpet itself. Tucked away on...
The death of cash

Why The Future Of Search May Look More Like Yahoo Than Google

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When Nirvana was cool Rewind to the late 90s. Almost everything you needed – email, news, sports, stocks, maps and more – was conveniently on one site: Yahoo!. Yahoo! was the “portal” to the Internet that strived to deliver everything you could ever want on its own properties. The crazy...
Why The Future Of Search May Look More Like Yahoo Than Google

One in ten Brits never delete any emails, says Microsoft study

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The UK is a nation of digital mucky-pups, according to a new report from Microsoft Hotmail today. The research conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Hotmail shows that one in ten Brits never delete any email. Those who admit to keeping all this digital junk say they prefer to keep...
One in ten Brits never delete any emails, says Microsoft study
Apps must be cross platform
Sean Parker’s Airtime gets competition from Rounds, a social video matchmaker

Toshiba unites PC, tablet and TV design groups, aims for hub of digital harmony

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Toshiba is one of the few Japanese tech giants to be riding high from a cash standpoint, but the company is still looking for ways to trim the fat -- not to mention get some fresh design in the process. The firm is merging the design team for its...
Toshiba unites PC, tablet and TV design groups, aims for hub of digital harmony

Mobile And Local Ads: The Publisher Perspective

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Editor’s note: Location is key to monetizing mobile ads, ThinkNear chief executive Eli Portnoy wrote in a guest post for us yesterday. Now James Hritz weighs in with some further thoughts on the matter, focusing on how app publishers view the matter. He’s a veteran monetization specialist who worked at...
Mobile And Local Ads: The Publisher Perspective

7 Steps To Achieving Nirvana By Using A Media Plan

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Due to the agile and complex nature of paid search, managing a paid search program can often degenerate into a constant barrage of fire drills and ad hoc report requests. I have been there and it is not fun. I have also found that there is a way to dig...
7 Steps To Achieving Nirvana By Using A Media Plan

Software-defined networks: All about the application

gigaom.com
When companies think about a move toward software-defined networks, they’re really thinking about how to build a “meta operating system” that brings intelligence to their applications. According to VMware CTO for Global Field and Customer Initiatives;Paul Strong, speaking Tuesday at our Structure: Europe conference in Amsterdam, we’re almost there, but...
Software-defined networks: All about the application

BBC launches iPlayer Radio: a separate radio-only mobile app and web UI

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No one can accuse the BBC of neglecting radio in its quest for streaming nirvana -- not when the number of radio listeners on iPlayer has shot up 56 percent in a year (and 300 percent on tablets). Nevertheless, from tomorrow morning, iPhone users will find a brand new...
BBC launches iPlayer Radio: a separate radio-only mobile app and web UI
Quasiparticles won't bring us an easy quantum computing nirvana

Twitter feed reveals nirvana of human doltishness

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The NeedADebitCard Twitter account offers a fine list of people who have shared pictures of their new Debit Cards. Yes, from the front, names attached. Please facepalm now. [Read more]...
Twitter feed reveals nirvana of human doltishness

This Is the Modem World: Review Sites Are Broken

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Each week Joshua Fruhlinger contributes This is the Modem World, a column dedicated to exploring the culture of consumer technology. I'm about to walk into my favorite restaurant in the world. The food is yummy, healthy and fits my budget. The staff knows my name and rarely has to...
This Is the Modem World: Review Sites Are Broken

Billy Corgan rips into iTunes, FB, claims killing rock

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Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has lambasted the iTunes and Facebook culture for helping to take the danger out of rock 'n' roll. In an interview with Antiquiet, Corgan vented his disdain for the 'cuddliness' of social networking and iTunes. He thinks that the phenomenon of iTunes and Facebook could...
Billy Corgan rips into iTunes, FB, claims killing rock

Nikon Nirvana: Which Nikon dSLR? (roundup)

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Having trouble figuring out which Nikon dSLR is for you? Here's some advice to help you get started. [Read more]...
Nikon Nirvana: Which Nikon dSLR? (roundup)
90 Seconds on The Verge: Instagram, internet regulation, and another trip to Mars

Prospectus for Silicon Valley's Next Hot Tech IPO

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With people still talking about the mess of Facebook's IPO, it's been causing other companies problems as well -- including a series of postponed IPOs. However, the folks over at McSweeney's have uncovered the S-1 filing for what could possibly be the next hot IPO. As they note, this is...
Prospectus for Silicon Valley's Next Hot Tech IPO

Courtney Love's daughter says Twitter should ban mom

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Frances Bean Cobain issues a press release after her mother takes to Twitter to declare she will shoot former Nirvana member Dave Grohl. She accuses him of having unclean intentions toward her daughter. [Read more]...
Courtney Love's daughter says Twitter should ban mom

If Major Labels Are All About Helping Artists, Why Do We Keep Seeing Artists Calling Out Their Labels For Screwing Them?

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It still really amazes me that anyone takes the major labels or the RIAA seriously when they make claims about how they're doing what they do to help artists. The labels have a long and detailed track record of screwing over artists at every opportunity. We're seeing some details around...
If Major Labels Are All About Helping Artists, Why Do We Keep Seeing Artists Calling Out Their Labels For Screwing Them?

5 (more) key cloud security issues

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As we're adopting cloud computing, we're more aware of the security concerns it raises than we were of issues created by other large-scale technologies we adopted in the past. This is a wonderful thing! But security nirvana has yet not been achieved. While there's still plenty of room for...
5 (more) key cloud security issues
GrexIt's InboxWhiz Keeps You From Obsessively Checking Your Gmail (By Hiding It From You)

SportsSynch makes syncing radio and TV broadcasts easy

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For me, it started with Howard Cosell on Monday Night Football. Listening to a radio broadcast while the game was televised was fun and the two broadcasts meshed nicely. But nowadays, it's difficult to get that experience because of the lag between radio and TV broadcasts. Enter SportsSynch ($15, thirty-day...
SportsSynch makes syncing radio and TV broadcasts easy
Spotify brings its streaming music nirvana to Australia and New Zealand

Whose Fault Is It That Only 10 Out Of 70 New Partners At Goldman Are Women?

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Yesterday, 70 hardworking and fortunate folks just got promoted to partner at Goldman Sachs. For anyone who works on Wall Street, that's pretty much as close as it gets to nirvana. So hats off to everyone on that list. But Christine Harper of Bloomberg just pointed out that only...
Whose Fault Is It That Only 10 Out Of 70 New Partners At Goldman Are Women?

How to give a great keynote

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I’ve been getting up and giving talks ever since I can remember. So these days, getting asked to give keynotes at amazing events like the recent Next Web in Amsterdam feels very natural and authentic. That conference organizers are willing to pay me for it, flying me around the world...
How to give a great keynote

5 (more) key cloud security issues

www.computerworld.com
As we're adopting cloud computing, we're more aware of the security concerns it raises than we were of issues created by other large-scale technologies we adopted in the past. This is a wonderful thing! But security nirvana has yet not been achieved. While there's still plenty of room for cloud...
5 (more) key cloud security issues
Day One: journaling nirvana for the Twitter age
Is this the end of marketing’s nirvana, and the beginning of a Washington nightmare?

Facebook App Centre officially rolling out across the UK

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This morning if you logged into your Facebook account in the UK, it’s likely that you will have noticed a persistent little pop-up notification alerting you to the arrival of the App Centre. We certainly knew that this was coming and folk in America may already have access to the...
Facebook App Centre officially rolling out across the UK
5 ways to profit from your cloud
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