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ESPN Goes Realtime, Turns Its Content Firehose Into A Streaming Reader

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Oh, it’s on. Over the last year or so, ESPN has been experimenting with better ways to present and distribute its content on the Web and on mobile. Essentially, they realized (or at least I hope they did) that their user experience on their digital properties wasn’t great and that...
ESPN Goes Realtime, Turns Its Content Firehose Into A Streaming Reader

Cox TV Connect for Android launches, brings live TV streaming to 'select' tablets

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We're still waiting to see Cox's next generation cable TV-to-mobile streaming app, but right now it's released a version of its existing Cox TV Connect app for Android. Available on iPads since the end of 2011 and on iPhone / iPod touch since the end of last year, it's...
Cox TV Connect for Android launches, brings live TV streaming to 'select' tablets

Twitter Wants An Interest Graph: Now Tracking Your Browsing To Make Follow Suggestions

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Twitter does a lot of things right, but it still hasn’t solved the problem of turning its noise into signal. After joining Twitter, it can take a lot of following and unfollowing scores of accounts before you’ve curated a stream that makes sense for you. With its platform growing fast,...
Twitter Wants An Interest Graph: Now Tracking Your Browsing To Make Follow Suggestions

Time Out New York Launches New iPad And iPhone Apps, Embraces E-Commerce

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Time Out New York is making a big leap into the digital world today, says Aksel van der Wal, who’s president of Time Out North America and chief operating officer of the Time Out Group. Specifically, it’s launching its first iPad app, an updated iPhone app, and a new e-commerce...
Time Out New York Launches New iPad And iPhone Apps, Embraces E-Commerce

AOL remakes Games.com for social-mobile era

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AOL has redesigned its Games.com website to enable better cross-platform gaming experiences. For the first time in two years, AOL has given the browser-based platform a makeover to make it more appealing in the social-mobile era. New York-based Games.com, a division of AOL, has more than 5,000 free online...
AOL remakes Games.com for social-mobile era

The Guardian launches n0tice 2.0, its community noticeboard gets a big lick of paint and lands on Android

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We’ve previous written that the Guardian newspaper is one of the most experimental British newspapers, launching everything from an API for its content, to having a go at opening its newslists to the public. N0tice is another one of its testbed projects, and we previously noted that it has real...
The Guardian launches n0tice 2.0, its community noticeboard gets a big lick of paint and lands on Android
Pac-12 Networks Brings Live College Sports Online And On The iPad, With An Assist From Ooyala

Ballmer pitches Windows Phone 8 live tiles in video ad

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer touts the personalization features of Windows Phone 8 in a new 46-second video ad....
Ballmer pitches Windows Phone 8 live tiles in video ad

Nokia rolls out Windows Phone 7.8 to Lumia smartphones

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Nokia has started rolling out a Windows Phone 7.8 updated to its Lumia smartphones. Nokia is gradually releasing Windows Phone 7.8 for the Lumia 510, 610, 710, 800 and 900 during February. Users will soon get notifications for the software update. Unlocked phones are likely to get the update...
Nokia rolls out Windows Phone 7.8 to Lumia smartphones
Twtrland: A Social Analytics Tool And Simple Way To Discover New People In The Twitterverse

Amazon overhauls IMDb iPad app with slick new UI, improved navigation and personalization features

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Amazon-owned movie database company IMDb has overhauled its iPad app, pushing live a new update that comes complete with a revamped user interface that is designed to showcase more movies, TV shows and celebrities that previous versions of the app. Upon opening the updated app, it’s clear to see that...
Amazon overhauls IMDb iPad app with slick new UI, improved navigation and personalization features

Video: Microsoft shows Windows 8.1 in action for first time

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Microsoft just released this video tour of Windows 8.1, the upcoming revamp of the operating system that will bring back the Start button to the traditional Windows desktop, introduce a new universal search, and new multitasking and personalization features. The video actually doesn’t show the Start button in action, but...
Video: Microsoft shows Windows 8.1 in action for first time
With redesigned mobile app, Hotel Tonight gets personal

Any Spotify app developer can now tap The Echo Nest’s ‘music intelligence’ technology

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Last November, we reported that Spotify was morphing into a platform, integrating apps inside the music-streaming service, such as Songkick, Pitchfork  and Billboard. It has been gradually rolling out more apps in the four months since, and today it has been announced that ‘music intelligence platform’ The Echo Nest and...
Any Spotify app developer can now tap The Echo Nest’s ‘music intelligence’ technology

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Twitter’s big problem: It still needs better filters

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Things couldn’t be better at Twitter, CEO Dick Costolo told attendees at a conference on Tuesday, saying the business is going “phenomenally well,” and the company is “confident we have a hit on our hands” with its Promoted Tweets feature for advertisers. So why launch yet another new version...
Twitter’s big problem: It still needs better filters
Easy, breezy, Plizy raises $4 million for its 'media center in the cloud'

QVC Acquires Personalized E-Commerce Site For Fashion Accessories, Send The Trend

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QVC, a home shopping network and e-commerce site, has acquired Send the Trend, a recently launched e-commerce site that brings personalization to the world of fashion accessories. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Send the Trend had previously raised $3 million from Battery Ventures and Founder Collective. Send...
QVC Acquires Personalized E-Commerce Site For Fashion Accessories, Send The Trend

Interview: TuneIn CEO plans radio ad pre-rolls, personalization

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The online radio service TuneIn wants to insert pre-roll audio ads before broadcasters’ streams and is planning to improve discovery with personalization features, after taking $16 million investment this summer. Audio ads The outfit, which aggregates metadata and streams for 70,000 stations, has 40 million active users and serves iAd...
Interview: TuneIn CEO plans radio ad pre-rolls, personalization
News360′s Roman Karachinsky Shows Off The Revamped Android App, Hints At Plans Beyond News
Windows Phone 8 OS packs in social, personalization features

Facebook releases WordPress plugins to provide social features without coding

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Facebook has developed a WordPress plugin and widgets that make it easier for publishers to add Facebook features to their site and share content to the social network, the company announced in a blog post today. The Facebook for WordPress plugin lets users cross-post WordPress content to their Timeline and...
Facebook releases WordPress plugins to provide social features without coding
Jolla details Sailfish OS: A look at its unique multitasking, menu and personalization features
Viva la Vevo! Music video service nets 3.5B monthly views after relaunch

ESPN Retools Radio App, Launches on iPad

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Rabid sports fans are about to get even less productive at work. ESPN has reengineered its streaming radio app to offer improved sound quality, push alerts for when a favorite program is going live, and content-caching for listening to podcasts without an Internet connection. It’s also launching the app for...
ESPN Retools Radio App, Launches on iPad

Foodspotting makeover emphasizes personalized dish discovery

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Just in time for its second birthday, food-finding app Foodspotting is rolling out some major design changes. Starting Wednesday, regular users of the app will notice a redesigned interface and a new logo, meant to emphasize new personalization features. The changes in the interface are intended to drive home what...
Foodspotting makeover emphasizes personalized dish discovery
Stealthy Online Shopping Startup Commerce Sciences Launches A Meebo Bar For E-Commerce
Windows Phone 8's new, even more personal Start screen

Facing Heat From Facebook’s Like Button, Glue Ramps Up Social Recommendations

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Facebook’s new Like button was announced last week, which allows users to “Like” any piece of content on an outside site with one click. Those likes are then transported back to Facebook and integrated into users’ profiles. This feature is expected to create a vast Facebook-centric recommendation network that transcends...
Facing Heat From Facebook’s Like Button, Glue Ramps Up Social Recommendations

Yelp Security Hole Illustrates the Dangers of New Facebook Features

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It seems like the hits keep on coming for Facebook and your privacy. This latest security exploit involves Facebook’s new Instant Personalization features. This is the method that Facebook has rolled out that allows 3rd party sites the ability to access your personal information from Facebook in order to provide...
Yelp Security Hole Illustrates the Dangers of New Facebook Features
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