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The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur on YouTube, 1 billion views and the truth

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The Young Turks claims the title of world’s largest online news network, and it just backed up that fact by passing 1 billions views on its YouTube channel. We recently spoke with the network’s founder and CEO Cenk Uygur to learn how the company got online news to work. Uygur...
The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur on YouTube, 1 billion views and the truth
Demandbase now offers B2B ad-targeting based on the software companies use
New iPad introduction event video now available online

PR and the price on a blogger's head

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A small storm rocked the ever tense relationship between tech blogs and the PR industry today, when TechCrunch revealed that one firm was charging a specific amount to clients it successfully got covered there. PRserve, TechCrunch noted, was charging clients $750 to get a post on an ‘A-level blog’ and around...
PR and the price on a blogger's head

An Android Side Project

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Shared by Bud This is kind of exciting, the idea of being able to write Android apps in Python and Ruby. That would really open up the flood gates. I want to be able to write apps for my phone in in something other than the Java language; for example...
An Android Side Project
Firefox OS needs games: Mozilla is confident it can entice developers by eliminating fragmentation

Apple Has To Advertise That Samsung's 'Not Cool' Tablet Is No iPad Copycat

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So even as Apple has been successful in getting a US court to rule against Samsung for having a tablet that Apple thinks looks too much like an iPad, things are shaping up very differently in the UK. We already noted that a judge over there had rejected Apple's claims...
Apple Has To Advertise That Samsung's 'Not Cool' Tablet Is No iPad Copycat

How Much Does HBO Pay MarkMonitor To Send DMCA Notices Removing Its Official Content From Google?

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We've seen plenty of ridiculous stories about bogus DMCA takedowns, but none get so ridiculous as the ones in which the content being demanded taken down is the officially released content. This often happens because of shoddy / clueless middlemen, as is the case with the latest example being passed...
How Much Does HBO Pay MarkMonitor To Send DMCA Notices Removing Its Official Content From Google?
Brand Marketers Totally Miss Social Media Influencers

Laurene Powell Jobs Appears On Rock Center

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The Apple guru's widow is speaking out in favor of the Dream Act and other immigration reforms. Steve Jobs' widow, Laurene Powell Jobs, gave her first interview since the Apple guru's death to NBC's Rock Center to talk about her new project: Fighting for the Dream Act and other...
Laurene Powell Jobs Appears On Rock Center

reKiosk Digitally Recreates The Independent Bookstore and Record Store Experience

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While ebooks and digital music are becoming the dominant way of consuming books and songs, only a few digital retailers have become important players in this space. reKiosk is trying to bring to the web the buying experience that was lost along the way thanks to a service that promotes...
reKiosk Digitally Recreates The Independent Bookstore and Record Store Experience

The NFL Issues Takedown For Chrysler Super Bowl Commercial

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Ah, the bogus takedown. The latest is that apparently the NFL somehow and for some reason took down Chrysler's Clint Eastwood Super Bowl commercial from YouTube. Pretty much every advertiser put up their commercials on YouTube, and it's unclear why or how the NFL might claim any sort of copyright...
The NFL Issues Takedown For Chrysler Super Bowl Commercial
Yup, Social Media Really Does Drive Music Sales

Apple search results turn up iPhone 5 name, indications of new iPod touch, iPod nano and iTunes 11

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Apple offered a hint of the name in its invitation to today's event, but it looks like a slip-up on its own website may have now let the cat of the bag. Searching for "iphone-5" brings up a number of results for pages related to a device that seems...
Apple search results turn up iPhone 5 name, indications of new iPod touch, iPod nano and iTunes 11

B&N makes the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight's $20 price drop official

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The Nook's $20 price drop is more than the whim of a few major retailers -- it's Barnes & Noble's new MSRP. Following Walmart and Target's recent discounts, the company's own website is now listing the glowing e-reader at its new $119 price. The reduction is almost assuredly in...
B&N makes the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight's $20 price drop official

The new writer's dilemma: You wrote something really great -- now, where do you put it?

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Not that long ago, if you decided to write something — an essay, perhaps, or a piece of fiction — your choices on what to do with it were fairly limited. If you knew someone at a specific publication, you could try to convince them to run it, or you...
The new writer's dilemma: You wrote something really great -- now, where do you put it?
WordPress and Tumblr are Complementary, WordPress Founder Says

OS X TextMate user? free time tracker: matewatch

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So we rolled our own. matewatch simply checks what TextMate documents you’re editing and records the intervals of time that those documents are frontmost in TextMate. (Link: OS X TextMate user? free time tracker: matewatch)...
OS X TextMate user? free time tracker: matewatch

Roku goes on sale in Canada

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Roku is officially launching in Canada this week, bringing two of its streaming devices up north. The company will start selling its Roku 2 XS and Roku 2 XD through online retailers like as well as its own website, but charge slightly more than for the same devices in the...
Roku goes on sale in Canada

Galaxy S 4 Mini surfaces in Samsung web profile code

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Talk of a Galaxy S 4 Mini started while many of us were still processing the impact of its full-size cousin, but there was little to go on at first beyond unverifiable imagery and top-level specs. Thankfully, Samsung itself just removed some of the doubt through a user agent...
Galaxy S 4 Mini surfaces in Samsung web profile code

Apple showed lack of integrity in Samsung dispute, says judge

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Appeal court judge says Apple published 'false and misleading' material after order to acknowledge legal defeatA senior judge has criticised Apple again in the latest round of a legal row between the iPad maker and rival Samsung.Sir Robin Jacob said Apple had published "false and misleading" material, and suggested the...
Apple showed lack of integrity in Samsung dispute, says judge

David vs. Goliath? A F8 Overview for Startups

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It's been a given for some time that businesses, including startups, should have a presence on and connection with Facebook. With over 400 million active users, chances are your potential investors and customers are already there. Fan pages have been a simple way to generate interest and engage customers, and...
David vs. Goliath? A F8 Overview for Startups

80% Of Media Buyers Think Google UK Isn't Telling The Truth About Ads

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A poll organised by The Drum seems to suggest that the UK digital and media buying community disagree with Google's assertions that its UK team is not engaged in advertising sales. Google claims that its UK staff do not sell advertising but provide sales and marketing support to those dealing...
80% Of Media Buyers Think Google UK Isn't Telling The Truth About Ads
Big Businesses Pouring Money Into Social Tools

10 tell-tale signs that your website may need a redesign

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This seems to be the year of the website redesign. So many companies and startups are relaunching brand new websites, and with good reason. Technology is changing, design trends are coming and going, how sites are used is changing, even things such as social media and community interaction are changing...
10 tell-tale signs that your website may need a redesign
Leap Motion Controller Ships Pre-Orders May 13, Hits Best Buy Store Shelves May 19 For $79.99

Samsung's New Anti-iPhone 5 Ad Is The Fastest-Growing Viral Tech Video

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Samsung's new TV ad for the Galaxy S III -- which takes shots at Apple fanboys waiting for the iPhone 5 -- is the fastest-growing viral video (see below) in tech, with more than 120,492 shares in social media in the past 24 hours, according to Unruly Media. In fact,...
Samsung's New Anti-iPhone 5 Ad Is The Fastest-Growing Viral Tech Video

Footballer Joey Barton goes direct to fans with new website

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Joey Barton, the QPR footballer, is the latest celebrity to use his own website to talk directly to his fans....
Footballer Joey Barton goes direct to fans with new website

iPhone 5 Is No Surprise. Can Apple Still Keep A Secret?

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Today Apple announced the iPhone 5 to much fanfare but little surprise. For a company renowned for secrecy, the newest iteration of the iPhone didn't keep many secrets. Are we witnessing the end of the era of Apple stealth? While Apple's iPhone 5 launch was no 2010-level meltdown, it left little to...
iPhone 5 Is No Surprise. Can Apple Still Keep A Secret?
iPhone 5 accessories already being sold on Amazon
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