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Valve stays true to its word, opens Steam Linux beta seeking 1000 "experienced Linux users"

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Valve has a treat for some Linux gamers today after it began opening registrations for its Steam client on the open-source platform, staying true to its word that it would launch its gaming platform in beta before the end of October. In September, Valve confirmed that the external beta would include...
Valve stays true to its word, opens Steam Linux beta seeking 1000 "experienced Linux users"

Spotify for iPad finally lands in the App Store

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There were leaks earlier this month showing what might have been our first look at the official Spotify iPad app, and today the company officially launched the long awaited app with a blog post and the video above. The free app has already landed in the App Store and...
Spotify for iPad finally lands in the App Store

Thoughts from Penelope Trunk of Brazen Careerist

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Penelope Trunk is the founder of Brazen Careerist and two other startups. She is a prolific writer and her blog, mixing a combination of work, entrepreneurship, and personal anecdotes, is one of the most popular blogs on the Internet. Penelope recently took the time to speak with me as...
Thoughts from Penelope Trunk of Brazen Careerist

Foursquare updates its Android app to bring back points and add categorization for venue images

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Foursquare, the ubiquitous check-in application, has been updated for Android devices. The latest changes seem to be pleasing users already as the points system has returned for check-in detail pages. As one reviewer over on the Google Play page put it “Back to points – back to 5 stars”. Other...
Foursquare updates its Android app to bring back points and add categorization for venue images

Spotify intros 12 third-party apps for your listening pleasure

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The new offerings come from a host of companies, including Universal, Def Jam, and Warner Music. [Read more]...
Spotify intros 12 third-party apps for your listening pleasure

Photo-sharing service Picplz to shut down on 3 July

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Picplz, one of the most prominent rivals to Instagram at one time, is to close down on 3 July, a notice on its blog has announced. The startup, which had a key advantage over Instagram in being available on Android as well as Instagram, has seemingly lost traction in recent...
Photo-sharing service Picplz to shut down on 3 July

Free Music Monday: 10 Free Downloads Just for You

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Hey there, music fans! Thanks for joining us for Free Music Monday this week, where we offer you 10 free downloads for your eclectic listening pleasure. If you haven’t been with us before, we’re collating free and legal tracks in honor of the #musicmonday tradition on Twitter.Read on, right-click,...
Free Music Monday: 10 Free Downloads Just for You
Take your photos and go home: Instagram competitor PicPlz shutting down

Co-founder of charity fundraising site Raise5 will dance in a bear suit for your Valentine

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File this under “eating your own dog food”, or in this case, bear food. The co-founder of Raise5, a charity fundraising site that lets people offer up any product or service in return for a $5 donation to their charity of choice, is offering to sing any song to your...
Co-founder of charity fundraising site Raise5 will dance in a bear suit for your Valentine

Smartphone Bot Case Study: The Google Smartphone Bot On Holiday In Australia

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While Google’s new smartphone bot has been announced, it does not appear to be widely deployed yet; at least that is what I said during a recent presentation in Sydney, where I had the pleasure of meeting Alistair Lattimore (Al). Al does CRO, SEO and agency management for Mantra Group,...
Smartphone Bot Case Study: The Google Smartphone Bot On Holiday In Australia

Microsoft CFO Peter Klein out at end of fiscal 2013, replacement coming from inside company within weeks

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In its announcement of earnings for fiscal Q3, 2013, Microsoft noted that CFO Peter Klein would be out of his position by the end of this fiscal year. Klein has been in the CFO role for four years and with the company for 11 years. Microsoft says that it will be naming...
Microsoft CFO Peter Klein out at end of fiscal 2013, replacement coming from inside company within weeks
Gates Foundation puts out call to make better condoms

Netflix for Windows Phone hits v2.0, heads to the UK, Ireland and Latin America

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Via its blog site, Netflix announced that version 2.0 of its Windows Phone app is now ready for your downloading pleasure. The refresh hands the application a passport to head over to the United Kingdom, Ireland as well as 47 other countries in Latin America. In addition to its...
Netflix for Windows Phone hits v2.0, heads to the UK, Ireland and Latin America

Twision: Twitter Television Is Here! Well, In Spain Anyway.

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A year ago, there was a lot of hoopla surrounding a possible Twitter television show. So far, aside from a few networks in the U.S. testing out pulling in tweets to augment the watching of some reruns, and even a new show based on a Twitter account, we haven’t heard...
Twision: Twitter Television Is Here! Well, In Spain Anyway.

iPad mini finally unveiled, starts at $329

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Apple ended all speculation at its media event today, finally unveiling the much-expected iPad mini. As expected, the new, smaller iPad packs much of the internals of the iPad 2 into a form factor about the size of other 7-inch tablets like Google's Nexus 7 and Amazon's Kindle Fire HD....
iPad mini finally unveiled, starts at $329

This week’s best new social media tools

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It’s been almost a month since we last served up our (usually) weekly wrap up of the newest social media tools and web apps that have been generating buzz around the web. To make up for the radio silence, we’re going to unveil some of the best places on the web...
This week’s best new social media tools

How to Download and Install the Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview

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The latest fine-tuned beta version of Window 8 is now available for your testing pleasure. It's free....
How to Download and Install the Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview

Cloud control

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I had the pleasure of sharing the stage at the Cloud Leadership Forum with John Howie. Howie is the newly minted chief operating officer for the Cloud Security Alliance. He came to the CSA after a tenure at "a large cloud provider"--very large indeed--and was able to address both my...
Cloud control
The pros and cons of Facebook's new iPhone app

Swedish magicians + 7 new iPads = One of the best presentations you will ever see

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The iPad allows us to do many things, whether it be to watch and interact with media, utilise hundreds of thousands of apps, browse the web, send email or simply play games. People are continually finding new ways to use the iPad as a promotional tool, but this video from...
Swedish magicians + 7 new iPads = One of the best presentations you will ever see

Posterous Releases iPhone, Android Optimized Mobile Sites

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Not a week after competitor Tumblr releases a similar feature, Posterous steps up to the plate with Posterous for mobile devices.As with all things Posterous, it’s designed with simplicity and minimalism in mind. The release also features a few nice touches for the iPhone, specifically “users can swipe left and...
Posterous Releases iPhone, Android Optimized Mobile Sites
Leaked Windows 8 tablet pricing suggests Microsoft may have already lost the war (and its marbles)

Gowalla officially shut down, uses Facebook to check-in at SXSW 2012

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SXSW attendees may remember that both Gowalla and Foursquare launched at the aforementioned conference in 2009, and during its 2012 edition, the former is formally saying goodbye. Just three months after we heard that Facebook had picked up (but two months after the shutdown was promised), Gowalla is saying...
Gowalla officially shut down, uses Facebook to check-in at SXSW 2012

How To Work With Four Common SEO Leadership Styles

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I’ve had the pleasure of working on SEO in a variety of companies both in house and, frequently, through casual advice to other companies. After eight years in the business, I’m convinced that the success of search for an in-house person hinges on their ability to work within a leader’s...
How To Work With Four Common SEO Leadership Styles
Read this: Steve Wozniak writes about the Apple II in 1977

Time Warner Cable brings 26 local NYC channels to iOS app, website

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While it may not be the good news the Android army was hoping for, TWC's got some Big Apple-sized bits to share. Via its Untangled blog, Time Warner announced it's finally adding local channels to its iPhone / iPad app and TWCTV site, including CBS, NBC, FOX, ABC and...
Time Warner Cable brings 26 local NYC channels to iOS app, website

VIM Adventures teaches you keyboard shortcuts, :%s/n00b/pro/gc in no time

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If you've ever had the pleasure of using VIM, the popular Linux (and other platforms) text editor, you'll know that dark magic lies within its keyboard shortcuts. However, with so many to learn, where do you start? Well, some fine fellows thought the answer to that question was a...
VIM Adventures teaches you keyboard shortcuts, :%s/n00b/pro/gc in no time

Influential reviewer Walt Mossberg calls Nexus 7 'a winner'

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We were big fans of the Nexus 7 but sometimes its good to hear what the older generation has to say. Walt Mossberg, the highly influential product reviewer for the Wall St. Journal has his go an the Nexus 7 and comes away recommending it, saying it beats the iPad in...
Influential reviewer Walt Mossberg calls Nexus 7 'a winner'

Now you can share your phone’s home screen across the Web with MyColorscreen

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A mobile phone is an inherently personal device. Given the hours that we spend using them each day, most of us have gone to the trouble to personalise our phone to some degree; not just in terms of apps, and layout, but often also design too. MyColorscreen is a website-cum-social-network...
Now you can share your phone’s home screen across the Web with MyColorscreen

How to Download and Install the Microsoft Windows 8 Final Release Preview

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The latest fine-tuned beta version of Window 8 is now available for your testing pleasure. It's free....
How to Download and Install the Microsoft Windows 8 Final Release Preview
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