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Penultimate, The Hand-Writing iPad App Acquired Last Year By Evernote, Is Now Free

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Productivity technology Evernote has been hard at work lately. Alongside the dramatic update to its personal contacts app Hello (which you can read about here), today Evernote also released an updated version of Penultimate, the popular handwriting app it acquired in May 2012. The most notable part about the new...
Penultimate, The Hand-Writing iPad App Acquired Last Year By Evernote, Is Now Free

Is Your Game Crowd-Ready?

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Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a game designer with 20 years experience. He is the creator of leading game design blog What Games Are, and consults for many companies on issues of  design and development. You can follow him on Twitter here. A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how crowdfunding might...
Is Your Game Crowd-Ready?

Why Xbox One looks so bland: You're not meant to notice it

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One of the most common criticisms of the new Xbox One is the console hardware itself, which has been widely compared to a VCR or a Betamax. As I noted in my commentary last week, I was a little underwhelmed by the aesthetics of the hardware when I saw the...
Why Xbox One looks so bland: You're not meant to notice it
How the Lean Startup idea went from idiotic to overhyped
Yves Behar says Apple is behind on software design

The Multi-Billion Dollar Question: Will Users Click on Twitter Ads?

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It’s official: Twitter’s advertising platform launches in the next 24 hours. The much-anticipated Twitter business model will begin appearing in search results in the afternoon, with ads on Twitter.com and within third-party apps to follow.The launch of the new ad platform, known as Promoted Tweets, isn’t a surprise —...
The Multi-Billion Dollar Question: Will Users Click on Twitter Ads?
“In the Studio,” Heroku’s Mattt Thompson Wants to “Automate Away” Web Development
In a valley of VC clones, Google Ventures does more than writing checks

Walden Woods video game will recreate the world of Thoreau

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Author's response to Massachusetts landscape immortalised in his writings will underpin development of grant-funded gameIts lack of thrills, spills and multiple deaths means it is unlikely to appeal to fans of Grand Theft Auto and Call of Duty, but a video game based on the years Henry David Thoreau spent...
Walden Woods video game will recreate the world of Thoreau

You Are Not a Gadget: The Continuing Case Against Web 2.0

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Jaron Lanier was a pioneer of "virtual reality" in the early 1980s and in his book, You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto, he makes the case for a more humanistic approach to Internet technology. Lanier rails against web 2.0, which he calls at the start of the book "a...
You Are Not a Gadget: The Continuing Case Against Web 2.0

Dustin Moskovitz Doesn’t Plan to Leave His Wealth to the Next Generation

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At tonight’s Pando Monthly fireside chat with Dustin Moskovits, host Sarah Lacy and he discussed philanthropy and his philosophies on sharing his wealth. Moskovitz disagreed with the “one foot in the grave” philosophy put forward by other wealthy men such as Warren Buffet. Buffet suggests that he is a better...
Dustin Moskovitz Doesn’t Plan to Leave His Wealth to the Next Generation

Internet: a web for the world | Editorial

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For now this must be a battle between philosophies. It must be a web not for the consumer, but for the citizenThe chance to construct a new society is the stuff of dreamers and proselytisers. It is centuries since every readily habitable corner of the earth was populated, and constructing...
Internet: a web for the world | Editorial
Don’t Be Hands Off With Corporate Culture

Sneeje's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

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When I read Techdirt, one of the things I'm looking for are articles that help me understand the complex considerations between governmental power and individual rights. They interest me because I find that they always force me to deeply consider my own justifications and philosophies, and the debates in the...
Sneeje's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

Are Twitter doing an Apple?

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Twitter have announced that they are banning third party companies from injecting “paid tweets into a timeline on any service that leverages the Twitter API” in order to protect “the long-term health and value of the network”. As has been evidenced up to now the primary focus has indeed...
Are Twitter doing an Apple?
Reid Hoffman and Joi Ito's H2 comes out of stealth

HP turns to design for reversal of PC fortunes

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Hewlett-Packard is barely holding on to the top spot in the laptop and desktop market, but hopes a renewed vigor regarding product design will help reverse the fortunes of its PC business.The company is standardizing the design and features in its laptops and tablets to help customers identify its...
HP turns to design for reversal of PC fortunes

Want The Best Enterprise Software? "Date" It

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Editor’s note: Mikkel Svane is CEO and co-founder of Zendesk. Zendesk is hosting a panel on the consumerization of the enterprise at their HQ in San Francisco on Tuesday, January 29. TechCrunch’s Eric Eldon is moderating. Follow Mikkel on Twitter @mikkelsvane. Dating used to be a lot harder before the...
Want The Best Enterprise Software? "Date" It

Kama Sutra sexed up with 3D app

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State-of-the-art technology transforms illustrations from 2,000-year-old Sanskrit sex manual into pop-up hologramsThe Kama Sutra has been sexed up for the 21st century with an app that enables couples to study its erotic poses in 3D.State-of-the-art technology transforms the historic manual's illustrations into holograms that pop up in front of a...
Kama Sutra sexed up with 3D app

FAQ: Apple’s dividend

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Apple did something surprising — but maybe on consideration not so surprising — Monday, announcing its intention to pay dividends to its investors. The move, as The Washington Post reported, is one that the company’s investors have been clamoring for, but not in line with the philosophies of Apple’s late...
FAQ: Apple’s dividend
Why The World Needs Business Intelligence Apps

Samsung Galaxy S III Performance Preview: It's Fast

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Earlier today Samsung unveiled its Galaxy S III, at the heart of which is Samsung's new Exynos 4 Quad SoC. Fortunately we got a ton of hands on time with the device at Samsung's unpacked event in London and are able to bring you a full performance preview of...
Samsung Galaxy S III Performance Preview: It's Fast
Apple CEO: Specs touted by tech giants "because they can't have a great experience"

FreedomPop, textPlus team up to offer freemium voice, SMS service

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FreedomPop is delivering on its promise to become a voice as well as mobile data provider. At CES 2013, it revealed it’s partnering with IP voice and messaging startup textPlus, bundling the latter’s freemium text and calling app with its freemium broadband service. textPlus, formerly known as Gogii, and FreedomPop...
FreedomPop, textPlus team up to offer freemium voice, SMS service

HuffPost Moderates Comments To Please Advertisers

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We've been somewhat excited that we're rapidly approaching one million total comments on Techdirt. We thought it was quite a nice milestone. But we feel a bit small to learn that the Huffington Post already has over 70 million comments just this year alone. Over at Poynter, Jeff Sonderman has...
HuffPost Moderates Comments To Please Advertisers

RockMelt Dives Into Mobile Browsing -- iPad First

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After two years of having a desktop-centric product, the RockMelt browser is coming to mobile — and it’s diving in iPad-first. It’s nothing like your grandpa’s Safari. RockMelt for iPad caters to the shifting attitudes we have in the way we experience content on tablets. The result is an attractive...
RockMelt Dives Into Mobile Browsing -- iPad First

ROI: How to Measure Return on Investment in Social Media

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What follows is the entire version of my recent post on Mashable, “The Maturation of Social Media ROI“ Over the years, Social Media experts attempted to redefine ROI for a new era of influence. While some introduced alternative philosophies for measuring the nuances tied to social media, others wondered...
ROI: How to Measure Return on Investment in Social Media

Kink.com Owner Inoculating Against Piracy By Selling The Scarce

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Usually when I have the godly duty of writing about porn on this site, it has to do with a pornographic company acting (shockingly) nefarious. Maybe they're reaping millions in a judgment over a handful (unintentional innuendo) of films. Or else they're attacking speech using IP laws to silence critics...
Kink.com Owner Inoculating Against Piracy By Selling The Scarce
Path may have just sealed a new $20M funding deal

Know what your publication does. Be clear with readers. The rest takes care of itself.

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Remember those Frosted Mini-Wheat commercials where the grown up in you likes the wheat but the kid in you loves the frosting, and they battle it out in “comedic” fashion? This is one of those times where the adult in me says to cover actual news, but the kid...
Know what your publication does. Be clear with readers. The rest takes care of itself.
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