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Google introduces ‘VC Office Hours’, Google+ hangouts with top Silicon Valley figures

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Google+ is often lamented for failing to capture the attention of mainstream social network users and, almost in response to that accusation, Google is launching an interesting initiative that will see top figures from Silicon Valley participate in hangouts on the social network. The company introduced its VC Office Hours program today,...
Google introduces ‘VC Office Hours’, Google+ hangouts with top Silicon Valley figures

Did Amazon Miss The Boat On Social Commerce?

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Few will dispute Amazon’s role as current king of the e-commerce space, but this week’s TechCrunch Disrupt conference raised an interesting question: Did Amazon miss the boat on social commerce? At the conference last week in New York, John Caplan, CEO, OpenSky; Rob Kalin, CEO, Etsy; Susan Lyne, CEO, Gilt...
Did Amazon Miss The Boat On Social Commerce?

Placed Launches Placed Affiliate to Let Developers Monetize by Sharing App Location Data

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Seattle-based Placed is an analytics service that ties consumers’ smartphone behavior to brand insights, helping companies understand how their customers shop in retail locations, and showcasing to developers how users behave in their apps. Today the company is launching Placed Affiliate, a way for developers to make money by sharing information...
Placed Launches Placed Affiliate to Let Developers Monetize by Sharing App Location Data
Nokia innovation exec on Windows Phone: “We’re playing to win.”

Secrets of the acquisition process from EA and Zynga (straight from the horse’s mouth!)

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The corporate development folks over at Electronic Arts and Zynga shared some insider advice last night on how the acquisitions process works at both companies. I’ve excerpted some advice from the panel, which was held last night at Pillsbury, a law firm in downtown San Francisco. Michael Chang, a director...
Secrets of the acquisition process from EA and Zynga (straight from the horse’s mouth!)

Join Us for the first Inside Social Apps Tech Job Fair

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Our Inside Social Apps Conference & Expo brings together the nation’s leading developers, marketers, designers, and managers to discuss the future of the social and mobile app industry. This year, we are launching ISA’s first-ever companion event, Inside Social Apps Tech Job Fair, June 6 in San Francisco. Leading companies from...
Join Us for the first Inside Social Apps Tech Job Fair

Mo’ data mo’ problems: The future of the data center

gigaom.com
For all the upsides that using vasts amounts of data has, there’s also a cost – and often, it can be measured in cold hard dollars. That was one of the takeaways from a panel of data center experts at GigaOM’s Structure:Data conference Wednesday. Processing power and storage have scaled...
Mo’ data mo’ problems: The future of the data center

3 things I learned about Node.js at Structure 2012

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(L to R) Dave Rosenberg, CEO, Nodeable; Jason Hoffman, Founder and CTO, Joyent(c)2012 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com Node.js, the event-driven programming language that is the darling of the real-time web world, is many things: but it’s not a good business, nor is it applicable for all use cases, according to two...
3 things I learned about Node.js at Structure 2012

SXSW Panelists: Mobile Payments Poised to Take off in US

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Mobile payments will become ubiquitous -- really, this time -- in the next few years, according to a panel discussion at the SXSW conference Saturday....
SXSW Panelists: Mobile Payments Poised to Take off in US

What's next in digital publishing: New platforms and payment models

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Over 20 percent of Americans ages 16 and up read an ebook in the past 12 months, according to December data from Pew, and big U.S. publishers are now seeing over 20 percent of their revenues come from ebook sales. In other words, ebooks are no longer new: They’re a...
What's next in digital publishing: New platforms and payment models

Xbox One Design Started From a "Blank Slate"

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After the glitzy unveiling of the Xbox One this morning in Redmond, Microsoft dove into the technical details that it says makes the new console a worthy successor to the Xbox 360. The short version of the pitch: The One is not an iteration; it’s a complete media overhaul. “When...
Xbox One Design Started From a "Blank Slate"

The good news and bad news about bubbles

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On Thursday, I moderated a panel of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists who discussed a provocative question: As startup valuations get frothy, are we blowing another bubble? It seems like you can wander down Sand Hill Road muttering “social location games” and get a $20 million check dropped in front of...
The good news and bad news about bubbles

Government Security Gurus: All Our Networks Are Belong To Them

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Think US military computer networks are secure? Think again. A panel of computer security experts from across the US government told a US Senate committee yesterday that computer networks operated by the US Department of Defense are so thoroughly compromised by spies from other nations that there’s almost no point...
Government Security Gurus: All Our Networks Are Belong To Them

New York Tech: Where Are the Big Exits?

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Amid all the Bloomberg-endorsed New York tech rah rah-ism, there’s a less talked about thread that everyone here is aware of: Aside from Doubleclick, which went public in 1998, New York has yet to have a big, blockbuster, billion-dollar exit. What’s worse, Doubleclick and company we’d pinned our hopes and...
New York Tech: Where Are the Big Exits?

A winning wager? Experts see a $20B market for gambling in games

venturebeat.com
SAN FRANCISCO — Serious gamers did not shy away from confronting serious issues at third day of the Game Developers Conference — including gambling. A panel on the hotly debated issue of gambling in games was packed. The big questions for the experts: Is gambling the next big growth...
A winning wager? Experts see a $20B market for gambling in games

3 ways your brand can learn from how sports teams handle social media

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Matt Pittman interviews Gregg Greene and Kenneth Olson at Tuesday’s SMC Seattle Meetup. When panelists are introduced at an event, the audience usually gets a typical rundown of accolades and achievements of the given speaker. You know the drill.  Tuesday night inside City Hall was a tad different. When moderator...
3 ways your brand can learn from how sports teams handle social media

The beauty of machine learning? It never stops learning

gigaom.com
(c) 2012 Pinar Ozger. pinar@pinarozger.com Business not using machine learning to augment the products and services will find it difficult to compete in the future according to panelists at GigaOm’s Structure:Data event on Wednesday. Not only will these companies be at a competitive disadvantage at first, it will get worse. Why?...
The beauty of machine learning? It never stops learning

Jury Deliberates Oracle-Google Trial, The World Waits

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The jury in the Oracle-Google trial will begin its second day of deliberations today following a round of closing arguments by lawyers for both sides. From Oracle’s perspective, the basic question jurors will have to answer, as its lawyer Michael Jacobs put it, is whether it’s okay for one company...
Jury Deliberates Oracle-Google Trial, The World Waits
Google’s One-Gender-Fits-All T-Shirts Don’t Fit

How Google is collecting user data — & paying users for it, too

venturebeat.com
As part of a project called Screenwise, Google is paying normal people to install a Chrome extension and browse the web as usual. “Panelists,” as these average-Joe-and-Jane users are called, will be paid in Amazon gift cards — one $5 gift card every three months, to be exact. (Google notes...
How Google is collecting user data — & paying users for it, too

Appeals Court Doubles Down: Genes Still Patentable

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Well this is unfortunate, but not too surprising. After the Supreme Court rejected medical diagnostic patents in the Mayo case, it vacated the ruling by the Federal Circuit appeals court (CAFC) on gene patents in the Myriad Genetics case, where CAFC had said genes are patentable, and asked it to...
Appeals Court Doubles Down: Genes Still Patentable

Buy One, Get One Free For Mobile Marketing Live Conference In London

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Mobile Marketing Live opens for business on 1 October at the Business Design Centre in London. The two day conference will feature expert panels exploring top mobile trends, exhibitions of the latest mobile marketing products and solutions, and various networking opportunities.  Mobile as a marketing channel has experienced huge growth over...
Buy One, Get One Free For Mobile Marketing Live Conference In London

Want a better/greener/more agile data center? Use the data.

gigaom.com
Job one of someone operating a data center is keeping it online. At the Structure Data event in New York City, three women responsible in some way for keeping the data centers of Microsoft, Goldman Sachs and Facebook online discussed how they gathered the info needed to prepare their data...
Want a better/greener/more agile data center? Use the data.
Privacy: Facebook and Google baking it in, but will startups follow the recipe?

Facebook's Gokul Rajaram, Google's Neal Mohan, And Twitter's Kevin Weil Will Discuss The Ad Landscape At Disrupt NY

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I’m happy to announce that I’ll be discussing the latest trends in digital advertising with representatives from Facebook, Google, and Twitter at the end of April during TechCrunch Disrupt in New York. My goal for the panel is to give attendees from both Madison Avenue and the startup world an...
Facebook's Gokul Rajaram, Google's Neal Mohan, And Twitter's Kevin Weil Will Discuss The Ad Landscape At Disrupt NY

Two Interesting Theories About Instagram's Success Applicable To Other Products

www.businessinsider.com
This week we held our annual IGNITION conference on the future of media, and one of the panels brought together some of the smartest people from visually-based internet companies to discuss the rise of the visual web. Business Insider deputy editor Nicholas Carlson asked the panelists why they thought Instagram...
Two Interesting Theories About Instagram's Success Applicable To Other Products

Join us for the first Inside Social Apps Tech Job Fair

www.insidefacebook.com
Our Inside Social Apps Conference & Expo brings together the nation’s leading developers, marketers, designers, and managers to discuss the future of the social and mobile app industry. This year, we are launching ISA’s first-ever companion event, Inside Social Apps Tech Job Fair, June 6 in San Francisco. Leading companies...
Join us for the first Inside Social Apps Tech Job Fair

RT @jayrosen_nyu: I just posted this at PressThink: How The Backchannel Has Changed the Game for Conference Panelists http://jr.ly/2s2u

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RT @jayrosen_nyu: I just posted this at PressThink: How The Backchannel Has Changed the Game for Conference Panelists http://jr.ly/2s2u

Muslim activists: Fight extreme materials online with counter messages

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Moderate Muslims and other people concerned with online radicalization efforts need to counter the extremist propaganda young Muslims are getting on the Web with more positive messages, members of the U.S. Islamic community said.Muslims interested in radical Islam have many online resources, but law enforcement agencies and the Muslim...
Muslim activists: Fight extreme materials online with counter messages

Blogging Inside Social Apps: Social Game Marketing and Performance Advertising on Facebook

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Analytics and Open Graph were big topics of discussion during the “Social Game Marketing and Performance Advertising on Facebook” panel at the Inside Social Apps Conference in San Francisco on Thursday. Ifeelgoods Co-founder and VP of Business Development Suchit Dash, AdParlor CEO and Co-founder Hussein Fazal, Kontagent CEO and Co-Founder...
Blogging Inside Social Apps: Social Game Marketing and Performance Advertising on Facebook
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