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Twitter UK marks its first anniversary with some impressive figures

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A year ago, a service called Twitter, which had taken the web and mobiles by storm, opened up shop in London as part of its global expansion. A year later and with 10 million active users in the UK, it’s no wonder that this little bird is looking to hire...
Twitter UK marks its first anniversary with some impressive figures

Two Of New York's Hottest Entrepreneurs Explain Why Doing Social Good Is Actually Great For Your Business

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It turns out being a philanthropist is actually great for your business. That's what the co-founders of SoJo Studios and Warby Parker found when they started running their business. Here's how each one works: Warby Parker sells cheaper eye wear and provides a pair to someone in need. SoJo...
Two Of New York's Hottest Entrepreneurs Explain Why Doing Social Good Is Actually Great For Your Business

The coming age of the smart personal assistant

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When I first heard of Zemanta, I thought of it as a great tool for bloggers, helping recommend links, content and images. And it does that quite well, helping some 80,000 active users. But after talking with Zemanta’s CTO and co-founder Andraz Tori, our conversation turned to the bigger picture...
The coming age of the smart personal assistant
Social Media Is Key for Marketers (But Not How You Might Think)

Mark Zuckerberg's Sister Arielle Now Works For Google

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Google's acquisition of Wildfire Interactive, one of Facebook's top marketing partners, is awkward for the social network on a business level. But it's even more awkward on a personal level. That's because one of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's sister, Arielle, works for Wildfire as a junior product manager. So she's...
Mark Zuckerberg's Sister Arielle Now Works For Google
Don't start a band: why everyone should be making video games

Huddle Sync brings smart recommendation technology to enterprise file sync

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Huddle, the online collaboration service aimed at businesses, has today announced Huddle Sync, a service that solves the same problem as Dropbox at its ilk – syncing files across multiple devices – but at enterprise scale and with some intelligent recommendation technology thrown into the mix, too. On a basic level,...
Huddle Sync brings smart recommendation technology to enterprise file sync

Superstacks: How consumers trade convenience for choice

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Are you an Apple or an Android person? This common question underscores a fundamental truth to how consumers buy and choose hardware and services online today. To the big two players we might also add Amazon and Microsoft, as the purveyors of what an Accenture report out today calls a...
Superstacks: How consumers trade convenience for choice

Jason Calacanis Joins PandoDaily As A Regular Columnist

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Well, here’s a fun announcement. PandoDaily is very pleased to welcome a new special contributor: Jason Calacanis. Jason will be writing a regular (every couple of weeks) column, offering advice to a company that’s at a crossroads. Anyone who has attended Jason’s Launch conference, or read his blog or watched...
Jason Calacanis Joins PandoDaily As A Regular Columnist

Outliers: Opportunities Missed by the Facebook-less

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Proponents of Facebook often tout the site vaguely as the ideal way to “keep in touch” with friends and family or to “meet new people.” Couple these explanations with “Facebook is also the ideal way to legally stalk people that you don’t know,” and we’ve created an accurate, but hardly...
Outliers: Opportunities Missed by the Facebook-less
Mixpanel now lets apps target you — yeah, YOU — on a deeply personal level

There's No Way Apple Should Get Rid Of The Home Button On The iPad (AAPL)

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Apple should remove the home button from its iPad, giving it a clean, simple look, says Nick Bilton at The New York Times. This isn't the first time someone has suggested Apple, which is known for simple design, abandon its front button. The idea is that Apple loves simplicity,...
There's No Way Apple Should Get Rid Of The Home Button On The iPad (AAPL)

Zuckerberg Family Feud: Two Relatives Of Facebook's CEO Now Work At Google (GOOG, FB)

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The Zuckerberg clan has been split in two by Google's acquisition of Wildfire Interactive, one of Facebook's top marketing partners. Google and Facebook are fierce competitors in the social arena. So it's already awkward for Facebook that Google now controls a tool that brands use to manage their Facebook pages....
Zuckerberg Family Feud: Two Relatives Of Facebook's CEO Now Work At Google (GOOG, FB)

Track Your Own Personal Twitter Trending Topics

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Twitter trending topics are nice, but also frequently irrelevant on a personal level. PostPost Timeline Topline filters out the topics that are trending for you personally among those you actually follow....
Track Your Own Personal Twitter Trending Topics

Arthur P. Stern, instrumental in inventing the color television and GPS, passes away

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Engadget learned that Arthur P. Stern passed away on May 24th, 2012, but just this week, The Los Angeles Times has published a laudable look back at a man that had an enormous impact on the technology that we rely on -- and, quite frankly, take for granted --...
Arthur P. Stern, instrumental in inventing the color television and GPS, passes away

9 ways to put the 'super' in S-Commerce

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‘Social’ isn’t a new notion when it comes to commerce. Ever since people started bartering for goods, shopping was a social activity. Technology changed this by introducing the impersonal e-shopping. With the use of social networks the social aspect of shopping is back maximizing a retailer’s reach and potential. Through...
9 ways to put the 'super' in S-Commerce

Mobile Marketing Set to Create Havoc and Opportunities

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Procter & Gamble should be kicking itself for not developing a mobile operating system when it had the chance: More people worldwide own mobile phones than toothbrushes. Get ready for a tsunami of mobile marketing and commerce to crash on the shores of retail. The beauty of mobile devices...
Mobile Marketing Set to Create Havoc and Opportunities

Sold out: What you’ll be missing if you didn’t buy tickets for London Web Summit in time

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The inaugural London Web Summit has already sold out (capped at 1,000 attendees). Don’t panic if you didn’t get your tickets in time; you’ll only be missing one of the best technology events of the year, no biggie. Seriously though, we’ll be there so we’ll keep you posted. Wanna know...
Sold out: What you’ll be missing if you didn’t buy tickets for London Web Summit in time

[Poll] Do Developers Think Consumers Like Push Notifications?

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Easy, instant push notifications are a phenomenon of modern mobile technology. They deliver news, app updates, requests and prompts to users to complete an action. Mobile developers, marketers and advertisers all see push notifications as a key way to reach an audience at the most personal level: straight into their...
[Poll] Do Developers Think Consumers Like Push Notifications?

This Famous Chef Could Serve Up Your Next Investor

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Starting June 19, the tech elite in nearly two dozen cities will be invited to gorge on gourmet food and strike up new business partnerships. That's the plan anyway.  Chef Wheeler del Torro is famous for "Pop up restaurants" ... where people buy tickets but don't know where the restaurant...
This Famous Chef Could Serve Up Your Next Investor
Burst, The Family-Friendly Instagram Of Video, Goes For Olympic Gold

James F. Donnelly, Registered Sex Offender Moves in Across the Street From Public Elementary School

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I grappled with whether or not to publish this email that I received last night. It’s not so much that I object to having a registered sex offender live so close to me, even if on a personal level with four young children that bothers me. It’s more that I...
James F. Donnelly, Registered Sex Offender Moves in Across the Street From Public Elementary School

Interview: UBM CEO Says Print Sell-Offs Complete, Digital Tip Point Ahead

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UBM CEO David Levin tells paidContent the business publisher is done with off-loading content businesses for now and is about to see online revenue overtake print, after a year in which it sold several magazine titles and bought more heavily in to events. The group sold its French medical...
Interview: UBM CEO Says Print Sell-Offs Complete, Digital Tip Point Ahead

FarmTown Users Beware: New Virus On The Loose

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Slashkey, the developers behind FarmTown, is actively alerting users to a new virus going around thanks to rogue advertising being displayed within the game. The advertising tells users to beware of a new virus on their computer and once clicked, they are infected with malware even though there was no...
FarmTown Users Beware: New Virus On The Loose

25 Ways to Engage Contacts in Social Media

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What is it? What is it good for? Engagement. One of the primary selling points of social media is the concept of engaging a potential customer or partner in your product or service. So how do you accomplish engagement on a personal level? 25 Ways to Engage a Potential Customer...
25 Ways to Engage Contacts in Social Media

How The 80/20 Rule Applies To Your Social Media Strategy

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The Pareto Principle, more commonly also known as the 80–20 rule, states that for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. In business for example, 80% of a company’s profits tend to come from 20% of their customers, 80% of sales are made...
How The 80/20 Rule Applies To Your Social Media Strategy

What you don’t know about Rupert Murdoch

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The latest issue of New York magazine carries a full-length feature article about News Corporation patriarch Rupert Murdoch. The article focuses on the Murdoch clan’s family infighting, but it’s also full of yummy data points for media watchers: Murdoch will turn 79 years old this month. Yet he shows no...
What you don’t know about Rupert Murdoch

When it Comes to Web Scale Go Cheap, Go Custom or Go Home

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Facebook's future home for big data Dealing with the terabytes of data generated by users online and serving up relationships tied to that data quickly are forcing web-scale sites like Twitter, Reddit and Facebook to investigate a variety of home-built, open sourced and hardware solutions, and reject as many closed-source...
When it Comes to Web Scale Go Cheap, Go Custom or Go Home
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