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On Heels Of Big Surface Announcement, Microsoft Previews Windows Phone 8

Facebook roundup: Outages, Apple, HQ, hackers, awards, Ceglia, Bing and more

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Facebook offers little information on outages — Facebook went down for many users over the course of several hours Thursday, but the company won’t share the extent of the outage or what caused it. Facebook said in a statement that some users had “issues loading the site,” but it would...
Facebook roundup: Outages, Apple, HQ, hackers, awards, Ceglia, Bing and more

Facebook releases native share dialog for iOS developers

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Facebook today announced the availability of a new native share dialog for iOS, which will give developers an easy way to incorporate Facebook sharing in their apps. The mobile share dialog is a standard tool that enables users to post something back to Facebook. Similar to the Like button, the share dialog can...
Facebook releases native share dialog for iOS developers

In response to Amazon's price cuts, Google cuts Cloud Storage prices by another 10% for a total of 30%

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Google on Monday announced new Cloud Platform features, including new storage and compute capabilities, lower prices, and more European Datacenter support. The price cut was some 20 percent, but after Amazon cut its S3 prices on Wednesday, Google on Thursday added another 10 percent price slash on top, for a...
In response to Amazon's price cuts, Google cuts Cloud Storage prices by another 10% for a total of 30%
Zynga games platform beta is now live

Glide combines cloud accounts on iPhone but Apple seems upset about the message sent

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Got too many cloud storage accounts with files seemingly scattered across them all? Perhaps Glide, a mobile app that combines multiple cloud storage accounts can help. The app already supports Windows 8 and Android devices, but added a version for Apple’s iPhone on Thursday. Even though Apple approved the application,...
Glide combines cloud accounts on iPhone but Apple seems upset about the message sent

Windows 8 vs. Mountain Lion: Does Microsoft stand a chance?

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The PC is dead.Let me clarify: The personal computer, as imagined by IBM and powered by Microsoft DOS and Windows, is raggedly exhaling its final breaths. In its place is a great big shuddering heap of conflated, commingled, converging software and hardware led by Apple’s Mountain Lion and Microsoft’s Windows...
Windows 8 vs. Mountain Lion: Does Microsoft stand a chance?

After inking a deal to power Facebook Card, Marqeta lands $14m to expand its prepaid payments platform

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Marqeta, a payments platform that rewards users with additional in-store credit for prepaying online, announced today that it has raised a $14 million Series B round of funding. Existing investors Greylock IL, an affiliate fund of Greylock Partners, and Granite Ventures led the round alongside new participant Commerce Ventures and a...
After inking a deal to power Facebook Card, Marqeta lands $14m to expand its prepaid payments platform

Android team 1-ups Apple by giving social support to developers using Google+

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Earlier this month, the Android team launched a style guide to help developers build prettier apps on its platform. Today, the team is taking another step to attract more quality apps by making its support more social by using Google+. In a post this morning, the team shared its plans...
Android team 1-ups Apple by giving social support to developers using Google+
Foodily launches "Food with Friends" to make online culinary conversations drool-worthy
Facebook experiments with layout of app stories in News Feed

In the Maker Shed: ProtoShield for Ardweeny

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I like using the Ardweeny for Arduino projects; it’s small, it’s easy to pug into a breadboard, and it’s inexpensive so you don’t mind permanently embedding it. But what if you want to make the Ardweeny compatible with shields? That’s where this ProtoShield for Ardweeny, available in the Maker...
In the Maker Shed: ProtoShield for Ardweeny

Giving You Control Over New Features

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We're always working to give you the best tools to create great social experiences for users, and to give users control over their applications. Today we're launching the Migrations tool to give developers control over when to integrate new Platform features or bug fixes. Now, when certain changes go live,...
Giving You Control Over New Features

Facebook announces new mobile platform features to give app developers better tools

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Facebook today announced a number of changes meant to improve the experience and increase the possibilities for mobile developers building apps that integrate with the social network. This includes new Open Graph APIs, a standard mobile share dialog, faster login and a Technology Partners program to help developers find third-party...
Facebook announces new mobile platform features to give app developers better tools
Unified launches new platform features to better track earned media value from social advertising
Inside Microsoft’s big bid to woo mobile developers

Pokki Gives Quick Access To Madden NFL Superstars, Just In Time For The Big Game

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It’s the Super Bowl season, when a host of services and apps debut just in time for the biggest television event of the year. And, if you’re a fan of Madden’s NFL Superstars (a web app that’s available through Facebook), then you’ll like this launch: the game is now available...
Pokki Gives Quick Access To Madden NFL Superstars, Just In Time For The Big Game

Facebook announces new mobile platform features to give app developers better tools

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Facebook today announced a number of changes meant to improve the experience and increase the possibilities for mobile developers building apps that integrate with the social network. This includes new Open Graph APIs, a standard mobile share dialog, faster login and a Technology Partners program to help developers find third-party...
Facebook announces new mobile platform features to give app developers better tools

Here's Facebook's Official Statement On The New 'Want' Button (FB)

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Facebook declined to deny to Business Insider that it will roll out a new "Want" button to sit alongside its oft-used "Like" thumbs-up signifier. We noted last week that code for a "Want" button was released to the Facebook Javascript software development kit on Wednesday. A Want button would be...
Here's Facebook's Official Statement On The New 'Want' Button (FB)

Windows Phone 8 revealed: Microsoft’s eight new features for mobile

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Microsoft performed its first Windows Phone 8 striptease this morning at a glitzy developer and press event in San Francisco, revealing eight key features for the Windows Phone 8 platform. While the announcements were developer-centric, they also reveal a lot about Microsoft’s plan to wow consumers. From NFC to...
Windows Phone 8 revealed: Microsoft’s eight new features for mobile

Google Cloud Platform gets new storage options, 20% price cut, more European datacenter support

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Google on Monday announced new Cloud Platform features, such as adding storage and compute capabilities, lower prices, and more European Datacenter support. The news comes just under three weeks after the company gave its Cloud SQL service a big update. First off, let’s look at the lower storage prices, since...
Google Cloud Platform gets new storage options, 20% price cut, more European datacenter support

Is Palm’s opportunity with webOS waning?

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Palm may be facing its most difficult challenge this year as analysts evaluate the early success of webOS and make their predictions about the future of this fledgling platform. One of the first analysts to weigh in decidedly against Palm is Bank of America/Merrill Lynch analyst Vivek Arya who...
Is Palm’s opportunity with webOS waning?

Facebook releases native share dialog for iOS developers, allows Open Graph sharing without login and permissions

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Facebook today announced the availability of a new native share dialog for iOS, which will give developers an easy way to incorporate Facebook sharing — including Open Graph actions — in their apps. The mobile share dialog is a standard tool that enables users to post something back to Facebook. Similar to the...
Facebook releases native share dialog for iOS developers, allows Open Graph sharing without login and permissions

THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Google+ Would Be A Marketer's Dream (GOOG)

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The Google Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email GOOG Sliding With Markets Stocks were up in early trading but started sliding in the red an hour after the open on chips stocks losses. Shares of GOOG have also crossed the flat...
THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Google+ Would Be A Marketer's Dream (GOOG)
When liking is not enough: Facebook tests a Want button for products
When the Google+ Platform is opening for developers & why it’s taking so long

The Official Facebook SDK for Android

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We're really excited to launch the beta version of the Facebook SDK for Android, which we demoed at Google I/O in San Francisco last week. Over 100 million people use Facebook on their mobile phones every month, and Android is one of the fastest growing mobile platforms. We're open-sourcing...
The Official Facebook SDK for Android
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?