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Yep, People Research Movies On Their Phones — Especially On Apps

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Adding to the stream of reports about how people do more and more on their mobile devices, mobile ad network Greystripe  just released the results of a survey about the movie research process. The network says it recruited participants through, yes, a mobile ad in its network, ultimately surveying 248...
Yep, People Research Movies On Their Phones — Especially On Apps

U.S. Consumers Are The Most Likely To Pay For Content On A Tablet… Except When It’s News

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As developers hunker down and get into the business of trying to work out how to get consumers to buy more of their product on mobile devices, some revealing numbers out from Nielsen on what people are willing to pay for on tablets already. The upshot: paid content, it seems,...
U.S. Consumers Are The Most Likely To Pay For Content On A Tablet… Except When It’s News

Microsoft Flight set to debut on February 29th

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Microsoft has finally taken the wraps of the launch date for its coming flight simulator, dubbed ‘Flight.’ The game should arrive on February 29th, a date that is in line with expectations. According to the Microsoft update that made the launch date publicly known, interest in the game’s beta has been high:...
Microsoft Flight set to debut on February 29th

Screenwise: Google paying Chrome users to give up their personal browsing data

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Want to get paid to surf the web using the Google Chrome browser? A new Google program called Screenwise panel, first reported by SearchEngineLand, is apparently providing users with that exact opportunity. The catch? In exchange Google requests that you give up your privacy and provide your personal browsing data...
Screenwise: Google paying Chrome users to give up their personal browsing data

LinkedIn's Leaky Mobile App Has Access to Your Meeting Notes

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Researchers discovered that LinkedIn's app for the iPhone had transmitted users' calendar entries- which may include details about their meeting locations, participants, dial-in information, passwords and sensitive meeting notes - to its servers and stored it, without their knowledge. The practice could violate Apple's privacy guidelines, which expressly prohibit app...
LinkedIn's Leaky Mobile App Has Access to Your Meeting Notes

Want to sleep over at the TNW2012 stage? Rent it on Airbnb!

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As the international tech community descends up on Amsterdam this week for the annual The Next Web Conference, we’re gearing up for 3 days of brilliant speakers, super-networking, awesome parties and boat rides on the canal. With nearly one thousand participants entering the city, hotels have booked up quickly. The...
Want to sleep over at the TNW2012 stage? Rent it on Airbnb!

Inventor of Google Voice now reinventing conference calls

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Craig Walker, the inventor of both Google Voice and DialPad, is now reinventing conference calls with his latest venture, UberConference. Teleconferences notoriously suck, but UberConference thinks it’s fixed that, claiming to have created “the best conference calling service ever.” The company has identified  four main problems with teleconferences. First, of course,...
Inventor of Google Voice now reinventing conference calls

AudioDraft makes it easy for anyone to crowdsource original music from composers around the world

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The rise of crowdsourcing has made it easier for businesses to find ideas and content, but in order to be effective, it needs to be powered by a platform suited to the job. AudioDraft is a Finnish startup that offers a platform for anyone to crowdsource music from talented composers...
AudioDraft makes it easy for anyone to crowdsource original music from composers around the world

CarRush Bills Itself as ‘Groupon for New Cars’. Is This A Good Idea?

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If you thought the application of the Groupon sales business model could not extend any further you may be wrong. CarRush.co.uk launches today billing itself as ‘Groupon for New Cars’. It’s essentially a consumer front-end for FinanceAcar.co.uk. The idea is to provide exclusive weekly deals with discounts of up to...
CarRush Bills Itself as ‘Groupon for New Cars’. Is This A Good Idea?

NYC's WPIX resurrects Intellivision gaming segment for Morning News

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Those of you out there over the age of about 26 who live in the New York metro area might remember a popular call-in segment on WPIX. During day time children's programming, like the classic Magic Garden, viewers were encouraged to dial in and play a simple Intellivision game...
NYC's WPIX resurrects Intellivision gaming segment for Morning News

Want To Broadcast Live On YouTube? You’ll Need A Google+ Account For That

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This morning, Google officially rolled out Google+ Hangouts On Air to all users worldwide, following the feature’s limited introduction back in September. At the time of its initial release, this live broadcasting feature allowed top Google+ users (like celebs) stream live video feeds directly to their Google+ fan base. The service kicked...
Want To Broadcast Live On YouTube? You’ll Need A Google+ Account For That

Starting a Hangout on Air with Google+ just got a lot more responsibility added to it

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We let you know about the release of a new Google+ Hangout feature called “Hangouts on Air” which will allow anyone to broadcast a Hangout live as well as archive it on YouTube for later viewing. This technology is super powerful, and apparently comes with a lot of responsibility if...
Starting a Hangout on Air with Google+ just got a lot more responsibility added to it

Facebook Gets Google Hangout-like Video Chat via ooVoo

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Video chat service ooVoo bumps the number of participants in its free video conference calls from six to 12, and debuts a Facebook application that allows for 12-way video conferencing in high definition....
Facebook Gets Google Hangout-like Video Chat via ooVoo
“Social Ideation” Startup AHHHA Turns Users’ Ideas Into Real Products

Is that an iPhone in your bra or are you just happy to see me?

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I carry my phone in my pocket, but it might be different for ladies. Apparently, one company has decided to build an alternative to purse-toting for the ladies, and it comes via something called the “JoeyBra”. Yes gals, it’s a bra with a holster for your iPhone. I can’t imagine...
Is that an iPhone in your bra or are you just happy to see me?

How to Share Your Business Photos Online - Discreetly

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You have just returned from a corporate retreat or some other business event that was well-documented with several amateur photographers. Now you want to share all of these pictures amongst your co-workers. The challenge is that you want to keep them private to the participants and not plaster them...
How to Share Your Business Photos Online - Discreetly

Recent Bans Surface AdSense Publishers’ Complaints About Google

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Two recent cases of AdSense publisher bans highlight publisher discontent about Google’s mysterious methods for determining when to ban (and when to reinstate) participants displaying its Content Network ads on their sites. In the first case, well-respected netizen Jef Poskanzer, who runs the... Please visit Marketing Land for the full...
Recent Bans Surface AdSense Publishers’ Complaints About Google
Blue Jeans: Flipping 200B minutes of audio conference calls into video

YouTube Is Looking For The Next Vlogging Star

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YouTube is announcing a new program to nurture the next generation of video bloggers. The Next Vlogger initiative is part of YouTube Next Creator — where, as the name implies, the site tries to find and mentor future YouTube stars. It already held similar programs for cooking and fitness, as...
YouTube Is Looking For The Next Vlogging Star

Google receives a record 6,685 applications to participate in its Summer of Code

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Google’s popular “Summer of Code” initiative is in its eighth year and has drawn a record number of global applications, according to the company. The most impressive record was the highest percentage of women accepted in its history, though. The percentage of women accepted has increased every year since 2006,...
Google receives a record 6,685 applications to participate in its Summer of Code
Dell's Project Sputnik pairs Ubuntu with the XPS 13 to help create a developer's dream

Magnetic retainer lets you operate machinery with your tongue, gives linguistics new meaning

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Many people with debilitating conditions rely on sip and puff technology to get around, which is relatively lo-fi by some standards. Now, a special retainer with magnetic sensors could bring mobility into the smartphone age. Developed at Georgia Tech, the Tongue Drive System uses a magnetic piercing to track...
Magnetic retainer lets you operate machinery with your tongue, gives linguistics new meaning

Adobe Connect 9 zeroes in on webinars, mobile collaboration

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Adobe Connect 9 is touted as an all-in-one platform the development and delivery of online, interactive events that can support up to 1,500 participants....
Adobe Connect 9 zeroes in on webinars, mobile collaboration

How To Get Started With Google+ Hangouts On Air

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Google has announced today that Hangouts On Air are going worldwide. That means any Google+ user who wants to stream live video to the whole world can do so. Hangouts have always been the killer app for Google+, and this announcement makes them into a truly new broadcast medium. Here's how...
How To Get Started With Google+ Hangouts On Air

Microsoft, citing ‘exceptionally high demand,’ expands and updates its Hadoop on Azure preview

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We were right all along. Almost a month ago, news got around that Microsoft was planning on releasing a second Community Technology Preview (CTP) build of its Hadoop on Azure product. It was openly debated if this would delay the formal release of the project. Today, Microsoft, in line with market...
Microsoft, citing ‘exceptionally high demand,’ expands and updates its Hadoop on Azure preview

Tech and media events you should be attending [Discounts]

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Last week we announced our very first TNW Latin America Conference, to be held in São Paulo this year. For those of you who have missed the announcement, be sure to read up on our TNW Latin America coverage or grab one for the early bird tickets. We’ve also updated...
Tech and media events you should be attending [Discounts]
Study finds internet behaviors that could indicate depression

Kinect Accelerator company profiles: Freak'n Genius, GestSure Technologies, Kimetric and Styku

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Microsoft's Kinect Accelerator program kicked off over a month ago, but at the time we were only made aware of the participant start-ups' names, not their innovations. So, when Microsoft offered us the opportunity to talk with the folks behind four of the program's participants -- Freak'n Genius, GestSure...
Kinect Accelerator company profiles: Freak'n Genius, GestSure Technologies, Kimetric and Styku

Apple Applies for '.apple' Domain Name Suffix

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As noted by the Associated Press, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has published a list of nearly 2,000 applications it has received as part of an expansion of the domain naming system that is planned to add new suffixes, including some based on brands to allow...
Apple Applies for '.apple' Domain Name Suffix

Thanks to YouTube, Netflix and Facebook, IPv6 Traffic Hits New Heights On IPv6 Launch Day

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You probably didn’t notice, but yesterday was IPv6 Launch Day and thanks to support from major sites like YouTube, Netflix and others, it was quite a success. In 2011, a number of leading websites, ISPs and home router equipment manufacturers came together to test the successor of IPv4. This time...
Thanks to YouTube, Netflix and Facebook, IPv6 Traffic Hits New Heights On IPv6 Launch Day
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