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Google’s Mobile Sales Head: US Smartphone Ownership Grew 7% Last Year — Plus, Predictions

HootSuite partners with HubSpot to tie in social media with lead generation

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Social media management dashboard HootSuite has today announced a “strategic partnership” with all-in-one marketing software platform HubSpot . This partnership will seek to connect social media with lead management and generation for companies, with a view towards “closing the loop” on social media marketing. Joint efforts include app integration in HootSuite’s...
HootSuite partners with HubSpot to tie in social media with lead generation

Location-based social discovery app Banjo hits 1 million users in 9 months

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Location-based apps that recommend nearby people to connect with were widely tipped to take off at SXSW this year. While that didn’t quite happen, the hype around startups like Highlight and Glancee certainly created a surge in interest around this nascent genre of app. Witness Banjo – which has today...
Location-based social discovery app Banjo hits 1 million users in 9 months

T-Mobile USA to Be Ready for iPhone by End of 2012, LTE Coming in 2013

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T-Mobile USA yesterday announced its plans to begin work with Ericsson and Nokia Siemens Networks to roll out LTE service in 2013, taking advantage of spectrum it obtained from AT&T last week following the failed merger of the two carriers. But perhaps more importantly for iPhone users, T-Mobile's network improvements...
T-Mobile USA to Be Ready for iPhone by End of 2012, LTE Coming in 2013

Firefox: Aiming for One Million Contributors

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Mozilla's Dietrich Ayala would like to have one million contributors to Firefox in 2012. It's a tough, probably unreachable, goal that Ayala says he's kidding about. Kind of. Ayala spoke at FOSDEM about developing Firefox in 2012, and new approaches that Mozilla is taking to try to reduce time and...
Firefox: Aiming for One Million Contributors

CloudLock Raises $8.7M To Help Secure Enterprise Data In The Public Cloud

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CloudLock, the software company that aims to secure enterprise cloud data, has raised $8.7 million in a Series B funding from Ascent Venture Partners and Cedar Fund. This brings the startup’s total funding to $12 million. CloudLock says that many companies lose sight and control of exactly what data is...
CloudLock Raises $8.7M To Help Secure Enterprise Data In The Public Cloud

Facebook football game I Am Playr hits 1m monthly active users

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First launched back in November 2010 by social games publisher We R Interactive, social football game I Am Playr came out of beta in October last year, and it has now announced that it’s notching up a cool one million monthly active users around the world. If you’re new to...
Facebook football game I Am Playr hits 1m monthly active users
Listen up lovers: Between has 1M users and wants you to commit too

MIT's LiquiGlide could spell the end of slow-moving ketchup nightmares (video)

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A team from MIT has decided to end slow-pouring ketchup problems once and for all with its LiquiGlide project. Instead of karate-chopping the 57 logo on the bottle's neck, a super-non-stick coating is sprayed on the inside of its glass container. It's so good that even highly viscous liquids...
MIT's LiquiGlide could spell the end of slow-moving ketchup nightmares (video)

Fake Instagram apps are spreading malware on Android devices

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Sophos, the IT security and data protection company has a new warning on its Naked Security blog today that a fake Instagram app is infecting Android devices with malware. This goes to show how fast the creators of dirty software can move as Instagram launched for Android users a few...
Fake Instagram apps are spreading malware on Android devices

Russian carrier gives $5,000 vacation to its most data hungry customer

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Use more data, win more prizes. It may sound counterintuitive, but that's exactly what Russian operator MegaFon is offering to its subscribers, as part of a curious 3G promotion. It all began back in November, when the provider announced a rather straightforward contest: customers who downloaded the most data...
Russian carrier gives $5,000 vacation to its most data hungry customer

Foxconn Got Hacked!

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A hacker group called SwaggSec has released a dump of internal info from Foxconn, reports 9to5Mac. Some of the information is pretty sensitive and includes a collection of email logins and passwords as well as corporate logins for specialized procurement sites. SwaggSec's release even includes passwords belonging to Terry...
Foxconn Got Hacked!

Mark Zuckerberg’s wedding status update passes 1 million Facebook ‘likes’

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg capped the rollercoaster that was last week by marrying his sweetheart of nine years, Priscilla Chan, on Saturday and the news has gone down very well with users of the social network. To date, more than one million people have ‘liked’ the update, less than 48 hours...
Mark Zuckerberg’s wedding status update passes 1 million Facebook ‘likes’

Instagrille brings Instagram to your Windows PC

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Instagram was finally…FINALLY…launched on Android on Tuesday, which was probably as much a relief for co-founder Kevin Systrom as it was the hundreds of millions of users on Google’s mobile operating system. I can’t imagine how tired he must’ve gotten answering the same question over and over and over… With...
Instagrille brings Instagram to your Windows PC

CloudFactory plans to put one million people in developing countries to work online

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Some tech startups are little more than a simple app designed to help you find the best sandwich in town, whilst others are setting out to conquer the world with retro photo apps. Useful? Maybe. Game-changing? More often than not, the answer is no. With that in mind, one startup...
CloudFactory plans to put one million people in developing countries to work online
Crowdfunding raised $1.5B last year — and is on track to double in 2012

India tipped to overtake the US to become the world’s biggest Facebook market by 2015

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It has just seen Brazil overtake it to become Facebook’s largest overseas market, but India is being tipped to overtake the US and the Latin American country to become the planet’s largest collection of Facebook users by 2015. India currently has 57 million registered Facebook members, putting it some distance...
India tipped to overtake the US to become the world’s biggest Facebook market by 2015

Pop music ecommerce play Popdust picks up $4.5 million from NEA, SoftBank

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While Microsoft is busy building a brand new music product, and Apple collects a fat chunk of the world’s music revenues, a small company is taking music in a different direction. Instead of selling tracks, Popdust is selling hats. And more, Popdust has moved from being a website on celebrities,...
Pop music ecommerce play Popdust picks up $4.5 million from NEA, SoftBank

BenchPrep Adds $6M to Expand Elearning Platform to 500 Courses

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Reuters/Stephane Mahe Today Chicago-based elearning platform BenchPrep announced that it has raised $6 million in funding led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from Revolution Ventures. The company, which offers test prep courses for web, iOS and Android, launched in July 2011 and has added over 100 interactive courses...
BenchPrep Adds $6M to Expand Elearning Platform to 500 Courses

Automattic Debuts Vetted And Featured Third-Party Services For WordPress.com VIP Sites

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Automattic is announcing a new feature for large-scale sites hosted in WordPress.com VIP SaaS program (TechCrunch is a VIP publisher)—Featured Partners for third-party integrations. Basically, the program allows companies that have integrated their services with the WordPress platform to promote and seamlessly enable their tools for large-scale VIP sites, which...
Automattic Debuts Vetted And Featured Third-Party Services For WordPress.com VIP Sites

Cisco Warning: Some Of Our Servers May Burn Out (CSCO)

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Cisco is warning customers that some models of its blade servers could "overheat and emit a short flash" which would not only shock the poor IT person, but indicate the server has been fried. This defect affects 11 of Cisco's UCS products, although Cisco didn't disclose how many actual...
Cisco Warning: Some Of Our Servers May Burn Out (CSCO)

Samsung sues Apple over patents in Korea (after saying it wouldn’t)

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Samsung has backtracked on plans to avoid a legal dispute with Apple in Korea, after the company revealed that it has filed a suit in the country. According to a Reuters report, Samsung is claiming that the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 infringe on three of its patents. Back in November,...
Samsung sues Apple over patents in Korea (after saying it wouldn’t)

Meet the New Kings of Kickstarter: How Double Fine Gamified Game Funding

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Late last night Jane McGonigal, the most-respected authority in the world of gamification, Tweeted that she'd pitched in to support the creation of a new point and click adventure game from respected game development shop Double Fine. That was the first trickle I saw of what quickly became a...
Meet the New Kings of Kickstarter: How Double Fine Gamified Game Funding

BenchPrep Grabs $6M From NEA, Revolution For Cross-Platform, Interactive Courses

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When it comes to learning, BenchPrep believes that the most effective educational content doesn’t come in the form of books — or even eBooks. Instead, it’s interactive and cross platform. That’s why the Chicago-based startup is on a mission to build an adaptive learning hub for interactive courses, where students...
BenchPrep Grabs $6M From NEA, Revolution For Cross-Platform, Interactive Courses

HTML5 With ‘Zero Knowledge Of Coding’: DIY Flash Site Builder Wix Launches HTML5 Version

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Wix.com made its name with a platform that business owners and regular Joes could use to build Flash-enabled websites. Now, as a sign of the times, the company is launching a new platform to let people do the same with HTML5. This is a significant boost to HTML5, which lets...
HTML5 With ‘Zero Knowledge Of Coding’: DIY Flash Site Builder Wix Launches HTML5 Version
Indian government readying BlackBerry snooping system
Psykosoft Secures $500k Seed Capital To Build Out Psykopaint’s Zynga-Lke Art Sites

Infographics: Pandora’s Size Issues

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Pandora's catalog of 1 million songs is dwarfed by Spotify Radio's 16 million songs. Graphic: Ryan Tate. Data: Companies. The online jukebox Spotify announced Tuesday it will offer customized internet radio stations, putting the upstart into competition with longtime netcaster Pandora. Spotify might lack Pandora’s deep experience in online...
Infographics: Pandora’s Size Issues

WOW: Instagram For Android Got 2,000 Downloads Per Minute On Launch Day (GOOG)

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Instagram for Android hit an explosive one million downloads in less than 24 hours, reports The Next Web. It's not too surprising that the app should be such success on Google's platform -- between opening pre-registration for the service and actually releasing the app, 430,000 people were signed up....
WOW: Instagram For Android Got 2,000 Downloads Per Minute On Launch Day (GOOG)

Pogoplug now powers 1M personal clouds, announces retail expansion and Softbank mobile partnership

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Who needs Amazon’s cloud storage when you can just turn your own hard into a cloud-enabled device? That’s the question Pogoplug has been asking consumers with its family of personal cloud devices, which can make any hard drive accessible from the web, and it seems the company has struck a...
Pogoplug now powers 1M personal clouds, announces retail expansion and Softbank mobile partnership
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