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You Think All Those Internet Protests Are Useless? Think Again

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Do you have friends constantly annoying you with Facebook or Change.org petitions about this cause or that? It seems impossible that hitting a Like button or adding your name to an Internet petition can possibly add up to much. But it can. It's not so much the show of...
You Think All Those Internet Protests Are Useless? Think Again
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Mexico City Boards The StartupBus — But It Still Needs Sponsors
Facebook tries 'buy tickets' button on events, but links offsite
Conferize Joins A Crowded Conference Content Tracking Market With A New Platfom

London School of Fashion exhibition shows 3D-printed fashions

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See shoes, glasses and jewelry from designers creating fashions using 3D printers--and see them being created. An new exhibition at the London College of Fashion's Fashion Space Gallery shows designers exploring digital print in fashion and the potential of 3D printing as a tool for design. A 3D ring...
London School of Fashion exhibition shows 3D-printed fashions

Finally, There Is A Conference To Talk About Information Overload To Add To Your Already Overloaded Schedule

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As someone who just wants to run away to the desert with a tent and a paperback book and live on a mesa somewhere, solving the problem of information overload is near to my heart. If you’re like me, then the non-profit Information Overload Research Group’s Overloaded Conference should be...
Finally, There Is A Conference To Talk About Information Overload To Add To Your Already Overloaded Schedule

Facebook continues to test ways to increase event RSVPs

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Facebook continues to implement tests that seek to make its events product more useful for event organizers and increase attendance. The latest test involves changing the RSVP option “maybe” to “interested.” There are also larger “join” buttons on some mobile stories about events. Users in the test group can indicate...
Facebook continues to test ways to increase event RSVPs

Reminder: Always Google Potential Musical Guests Before Putting Down a Deposit

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Oh dearie me. (Photo: screencap) Is this why we can’t have nice things? An events organization called StartUp RockOn threw an inauguration bash last night, doling out grants and celebrating “the success we achieved at the RNC and DNC this summer.” Sadly, it culminated in rapper Lupe Fiasco being hustled...
Reminder: Always Google Potential Musical Guests Before Putting Down a Deposit

On The Shoulders Of Giants: Y Combinator Demo Day Brings The Future To Computer History Museum

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Every year, Y Combinator Demo Day, where the latest batch of incubated startups make their pitch to investors, gets a little bigger. (Or a lot.) Now, for the first time since the event began in 2005, it’s moving to a new home — the Computer History Museum. At the last...
On The Shoulders Of Giants: Y Combinator Demo Day Brings The Future To Computer History Museum

ToysRUs.ca - Save $20 on Bin Organizers

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ToysRUs.ca - Save $20 on Bin Organizers

Obama Gives a Shout-Out to MEET, the Israeli-Palestinian Youth Tech Project

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When we heard about a project that pairs Israeli and Palestinian teens to learn about tech and business, we were immediately intrigued. After learning more, we made MEET (Middle East Empowerment Through Technology) one of the original Global Voices at the D: Dive Into Mobile event scheduled for last fall....
Obama Gives a Shout-Out to MEET, the Israeli-Palestinian Youth Tech Project
CHART OF THE DAY: Game Makers Are Picking Mobile Devices Over Consoles

Sonic Notify Launches Platform For Broadcasters And Retailers To Connect With Mobile Apps Through Audio Signals

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Since 2011, Sonic Notify has been working on a platform that will allow broadcasters, retailers, and events organizers to instantly provide users with multimedia content and deals, through audio recognition technology that instantly triggers push notifications and alerts through mobile apps. Now that technology is live, enabling anyone with an...
Sonic Notify Launches Platform For Broadcasters And Retailers To Connect With Mobile Apps Through Audio Signals

At DEF CON Kids convention, computer hacking is child's play

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Whether most parents like it or not, their children know more about computers than they do. That doesn’t apply to the offspring of computer savvy parental units, mind you, but it’s true of the average Bob and Mary you’re likely to bump into at the corner market. Some kids know...
At DEF CON Kids convention, computer hacking is child's play

That Massive ‘Jews Against the Internet’ Rally This Weekend Is Not Very Press-Friendly

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Shhhh. After three weeks of getting the run-around (“Uh, I don’t know, call this number”) it seems that the rally of “Jews against the Internet” at Citi Field on May 20 is looking to exclude reporters as well as women. We asked, not The Times? The Post? The Daily News? Nope. In retrospect, we...
That Massive ‘Jews Against the Internet’ Rally This Weekend Is Not Very Press-Friendly

CTIA 2012: A later date spells change

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Organizers pushed the mobile trade show later into spring, and nab former President Bill Clinton for a keynote address. [Read more]...
CTIA 2012: A later date spells change

What your personal brand can learn from the legend of the ninja

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What your personal brand can learn from the legend of the ninja The ninja warriors of old were greatly feared by their adversaries – shadowy operatives with superhuman powers that could single-handedly turn the tide of battle or bring clandestine death to their enemies. The ninja were capable of nearly...
What your personal brand can learn from the legend of the ninja

iGroups: Apple Files Patent for Location-Based Social Networking App

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Based on a patent filing that was published by the USPTO today, Apple could soon enter the location-based social networking market. The patent, which was filed in September 2008, describes a scenario where a group of users with mobile devices like the iPhone come together at an event like a...
iGroups: Apple Files Patent for Location-Based Social Networking App

Boston blasts show two sides of social media

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Twitter users reacted fast to the explosions that ripped through the Boston Marathon Monday, but the incident also revealed how social media can only be so reliable in such situations.Twitter spread news of the blasts quickly and was a useful communications tool for public authorities such as the Boston...
Boston blasts show two sides of social media

There Is A 260,000-Person Wait List For A New Email App

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Try and think of something less sexy than your inbox. It's difficult to do. And yet, a new app called Mailbox has created so much demand, there's a 260,000-person long wait list to download the app. Mailbox is an alternative email app that first made a stir in December. If...
There Is A 260,000-Person Wait List For A New Email App

Bunchball brings a fresh approach to networking with gamified service for meetings and conferences

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Attending conferences and meetings are interesting at times, but when people are there to network, finding the right person to connect with can be difficult. Just who is at the event that is relevant for you to meet and what’s a good way to “break the ice”? Bunchball, a company...
Bunchball brings a fresh approach to networking with gamified service for meetings and conferences

Microsoft Says Good Riddance To IE6, Sends Flowers To Its Funeral

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This post is doing well on Digg. Want to help it do even better? Digg it too. It appears that Microsoft is as happy as anyone to see the death of IE6. At the browser’s “funeral,” held yesterday in Denver by a web design company, organizers received a bouquet of...
Microsoft Says Good Riddance To IE6, Sends Flowers To Its Funeral

Vamos launches out of beta to change event discovery

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Vamos‘ first event discovery app is now available in the App Store, the young Berlin-based startup announced today. In practical terms, it helps you find the interesting local events and where your friends are going in real-time. At the moment, Vamos is pulling this info from Facebook, by letting you know which public...
Vamos launches out of beta to change event discovery

Online Ticket Sales Startup Eventbrite Passes $1 Billion In Total Sales

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Eventbrite has become the go-to platform for selling tickets online. And it’s announcing a major milestone to prove it today: It’s sold more than $1 billion tickets in total. For Eventbrite, the milestone also highlights some accelerating growth. It took nearly two years — from January 2009 to December 2010...
Online Ticket Sales Startup Eventbrite Passes $1 Billion In Total Sales

Facebook puts limits on event invites

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Facebook has established new restrictions for how many event invites a user can send at one time and how many pending invites an event can have, according to users who are seeing a notification preventing them from inviting more friends. The Facebook Help Center confirms that users cannot send more...
Facebook puts limits on event invites

Notes From A Startup Night: The Enterprise Can Be As Boring As Hell But The Whole Goddamn Thing Is Paved With Gold

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I attended a demo night in San Francisco for Acceleprise, the enterprise startup accelerator from Washington, D.C. I listened to the presentations from a group of enterprise startup execs about the usual fare: tackling healthcare issues, disparate data sources and the need for better IT services. Pretty much from the beginning,...
Notes From A Startup Night: The Enterprise Can Be As Boring As Hell But The Whole Goddamn Thing Is Paved With Gold
Bang With Friends' "Bang With SXSW" Gets Banned In Austin But Still Hooks Up
Game designers and Rockefeller Foundation attack poverty with fun

Obama campaign deploys Square for mobile fundraising

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UPDATED: Square, the mobile payment acceptance tool, has gotten a big endorsement from the President of the United States. The Obama re-election campaign said today it is equipping staff, field organizers and volunteers with Square hardware to allow them to process campaign donations from their mobile phone. The news, announced in Politico,...
Obama campaign deploys Square for mobile fundraising
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