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Realtime Gets $100 Million To Build "Whole New Era Of The Internet," AKA The Real-Time Web

Facebook Launches Brand Advertising Campaign Aimed At Users In 13 Countries

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Facebook also announced today that it will be kicking off an advertising campaign to promote its brand, specifically targeting 13 countries including Brazil, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Philippines, Russia, Spain, U.K., and the U.S. The campaign will appear in 12 different languages and will be housed on Facebook...
Facebook Launches Brand Advertising Campaign Aimed At Users In 13 Countries

6waves Lolapps Sheds Most Of Its Development Team To Focus on Publishing Games

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6waves Lolapps, the social gaming company that was formed out of a merger just half a year ago, shed most of its employees on the development side today to focus on publishing other studios’ titles. The decision today seems to undo some of what that merger agreement created last July...
6waves Lolapps Sheds Most Of Its Development Team To Focus on Publishing Games

Paramount Thinks That Louis CK Making $1 Million In 12 Days Means He's Not Monetizing

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One of the more annoying things about debates on copyright law, is that when we talk about alternative business models that do not rely on copyright, some people feel the need to insist that this means making less money -- or, even, making no money at all. There is just...
Paramount Thinks That Louis CK Making $1 Million In 12 Days Means He's Not Monetizing

Accelerating diversity in entrepreneurship with NewME

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For the last three months, the NewMe Accelerator class of spring 2012 has been fully immersed in the entrepreneurial process. The NewMe “founders” have been busy working long days at The Hub in San Francisco and living together in a house nearby. The goal: to develop, design and launch new...
Accelerating diversity in entrepreneurship with NewME

Facebook Picks Up The Mobile Development Team From Pieceable

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How many mobile acquisitions and team hires can Facebook do in one month? Too many to count, apparently. There was mobile commerce startup Karma, then they hired the team from Android developer shop Lightbox. Now the developers from Pieceable, which created an easy way for publishers to build their apps...
Facebook Picks Up The Mobile Development Team From Pieceable

John Browett’s first outreach to store team

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Apple Store employees who opened the Retail Me app were greeted by the following message last night relayed by iFOAppleStore New Apple Sr. VP Retail John Browett's first outreach to store team, sounds positive. But employees are nervous. twitpic.com/9iqk4l— Gary Allen (@ifostore) May 08, 2012 That reminds us of the...
John Browett’s first outreach to store team

The Art & Science Of Storytelling As Told By Journalists

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As SEO becomes more about good content and outreach becomes more about relationship building, the gap between link building and journalism continues to shrink. Where once I cursed my journalist background (because of the lack of job opportunities it brought me), I now adore it because it’s taught... Please visit...
The Art & Science Of Storytelling As Told By Journalists

Touting its transparency, Kred adds Facebook activity to its social influence scoring

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In the world of influence measurement, Kred has tried to differentiate itself from the incumbent Klout by being private, transparent and easier to  understand (we dug in to the launch of Kred here). So far, it seems to be working pretty well. With a major showing at this year’s SXSW, Kred...
Touting its transparency, Kred adds Facebook activity to its social influence scoring
President Obama meets with Apple CEO Tim Cook and other CEOs to discuss fiscal cliff and economic growth

Questionable Entries Prompt Google To Retract Some Glass Explorer Invitations

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Google made plenty of nerds happy earlier today when it began reaching out to the 8,000 people that would have the privilege of spending $1,500 on the company’s head-mounted Glass display, but that thrill wound up being short-lived for some. About seven hours after announcing that the outreach to would-be...
Questionable Entries Prompt Google To Retract Some Glass Explorer Invitations

This Day-Old Startup Has The Best Ecommerce And Monetization Solution For Pinterest We've Seen Yet

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Every startup on the planet is trying to turn Pinterest into an ecommerce site. PinShoppr soft launched today, and it's the best solution we've seen yet. PinShopper pulls in the top pins on Pinterest and cross references them against more than 250 legitimate ecommerce sites. It never refers you to...
This Day-Old Startup Has The Best Ecommerce And Monetization Solution For Pinterest We've Seen Yet

HackerRank Will Host Back To School Hackathon, Bringing College Students To Hot Startups

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HackerRank has hosted college-focused hackathons before, but on February 2, it plans to connect some of the top coding talent in universities with some of the best-known companies in Silicon Valley. Developed by the same company behind InterviewStreet, a site where companies find programmers by hosting “CodeSprints,” the HackerRank service launched...
HackerRank Will Host Back To School Hackathon, Bringing College Students To Hot Startups

A healthy grant to support healthy buildings

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Imagine having nutrition-label-like data about every product you use at your fingertips—knowing exactly what ingredients make up things like office chairs or house paint and how they could impact your health today and 30 years from now. It’s a future that goes hand in hand with our commitment to creating...
A healthy grant to support healthy buildings
Salesforce's Marc Benioff Doesn't Know Why He's At CES, But He Sure Loves Disruption

KCRW launches MALCOLM music service to help indie bands in need

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Being a DJ at radio station can be an embarrassment of riches. And really, who's going to listen to you complain about having too much music to listen to? Santa Monica's terrifically wonderful public radio station KCRW is looking to take a little bit of the pain of finding...
KCRW launches MALCOLM music service to help indie bands in need

Facebook reminds page owners of pages they haven’t posted to lately

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Facebook is testing a new notification that seems meant to get page owners to re-engage with pages they have neglected. The notification shows admins how many posts and views their page recently received. Previously, page owners did not see alerts for page views. This notification was also unique in that...
Facebook reminds page owners of pages they haven’t posted to lately

Twitter Hires Broadcasting & Cable Editor Ben Grossman To Lead Media Operations

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Ben Grossman, editor-in-chief of long-lived trade magazine Broadcasting & Cable, announced this morning that he’s joining Twitter as Head of Global Operations, Twitter Media. Naturally, the announcement was made via Twitter. Grossman said his new boss is Twitter VP of Media Chloe Sladden. She tweeted that Grossman’s role will involve...
Twitter Hires Broadcasting & Cable Editor Ben Grossman To Lead Media Operations
Paramount exec faces skeptical crowds on post-SOPA outreach tour
Hangouts become centerpiece of Google’s dev outreach

6L cuts its development team as it focuses on third-party game publishing

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6L, the company formerly known as 6waves Lolapps, said today that it has laid off all of its development staff. The company was formed last year through the merger of Hong Kong-based 6waves and San Francisco-based Lolapps, the publisher of games such as Ravenwood Fair. 6waves focused on publishing third-party...
6L cuts its development team as it focuses on third-party game publishing

A Silicon Valley Insider Actually Has A Plan To Get More Women In Tech

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Let's face it: The tech scene is dominated by men. Adeo Ressi, CEO of the Founder Institute, hopes to change that over the next few years.  He's well-positioned to do so as an insider's insider in the tech industry. After doing a few startups, he upended the clubby venture-capital world...
A Silicon Valley Insider Actually Has A Plan To Get More Women In Tech
Junaio Augmented Reality Browser Gets A UI Makeover (Video)

Twitter co-founder says tweet views are more valuable than follower count

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In a panel held at Buzzfeed’s headquarters, Twitter co-founder Evan Williams shared his view about how the follower count might not be all that important after all. As the social network sees more accounts attempt to buy their Twitter influence, Williams says that it’s possible the social network service might move...
Twitter co-founder says tweet views are more valuable than follower count
PlayStation 4 design process began with software developers in 2007
DirecTV blocking HBO over older, non-HDCP HDMI connections

VIDEO: The risks and rewards of Twitter diplomacy

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Diplomats are increasingly using social media to engage populations, but the outreach attempt can backfire....
VIDEO: The risks and rewards of Twitter diplomacy
It's not a divorce, but Zynga's amended contract with Facebook offers more flexibility

The White House continues its Hill outreach over the proposed cybersecurity executive order

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Today The Hill’s Hillicon Valley blog reported that the White House intends to hold meetings with aides from the House of Representatives on the issue of cybersecurity. Late last week, the executive branch had a similar meeting with aides from the Senate. According to Caitlin Hayden, spokesperson for the White House, the...
The White House continues its Hill outreach over the proposed cybersecurity executive order
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