popularity contest

popularity contest

Judge bars Apple from turning court into reality distortion field

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Forbids lawyers from trying to make patent case an Apple-Android “popularity contest” FORTUNE — If you’re following the smartphone patent wars and have never run into Judge Richard A. Posner before, you’re in for a treat. The federal judge who drew Apple v. Motorola is one of America’s most respected...
Judge bars Apple from turning court into reality distortion field

CIOs are Not Participants in a Popularity Contest

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Bask Iyer, SVP and CIO, Juniper Networks, talks about the challenges of working with extremely tech-savvy employees spread across 46 countries, and ways to tackle them....
CIOs are Not Participants in a Popularity Contest

Penny C. Sansevieri: The Importance of Social Proof

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Remember the days of being in high school and wanting to hang with all the cool kids? Well, maybe you were one of the "cool kids"; if you were, lucky you. But if you are like most of us, you really weren't. These days marketing is sort of like being...
Penny C. Sansevieri: The Importance of Social Proof

How We're Going Fix Online Identity and Reputation

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Last week, I had the great fortune of attending the Hypothes.is Reputation Workshop. Hypothes.is aims to build nothing less than a peer review layer for the whole Internet. It's a mind-boggling idea when you let it sink in. The technical challenges are formidable, and the cultural ones are even bigger....
How We're Going Fix Online Identity and Reputation

George Osborne challenges Ed Balls to Twitter popularity contest

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'We're in competition now,' jokes chancellor of his Twitter campaign to rack up more followers than his Labour counterpartGeorge Osborne has declared he is in competition with shadow chancellor Ed Balls over who can get the most followers on Twitter.A day after joining the microblogging site, using the Twitter handle...
George Osborne challenges Ed Balls to Twitter popularity contest

These 20 Companies Got The Most Facebook Likes Ever (FB)

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Facebook is basically just a huge popularity contest. And for companies currently using Facebook, it all comes down to how many people "like" you. As more and more companies adopt social media strategies, we thought this was the perfect time to see who's winning and who's losing on Facebook. This...
These 20 Companies Got The Most Facebook Likes Ever (FB)

IT'S HERE: Announcing The Social Media ROI Conference

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For business users from the Fortune 500 to a mom-and-pop shop, social media is no longer a popularity contest: it’s about ROI. How are major brands like American Express, Major League Baseball, Nike, Victoria’s Secret, Apple, FedEx and Macy’s making money and measuring their results on social media? Find out...
IT'S HERE: Announcing The Social Media ROI Conference

Bombs Away! Judge Rules Steve Jobs's "Thermonuclear" Comment Fair Game in Android Case.

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Steve Jobs’s contentious comments about Android to biographer Walter Isaacson will be allowed into evidence in the Apple vs. Motorola Mobility lawsuit, despite attempts by Apple to block them. Chicago federal judge Richard Posner, who’s presiding over the case, has ruled that Motorola is free to reference Jobs’s … colorful...
Bombs Away! Judge Rules Steve Jobs's "Thermonuclear" Comment Fair Game in Android Case.

Pandora Scores Points in Popularity Contest

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Investors may be starting to hear Pandora Media's music....
Pandora Scores Points in Popularity Contest

2 Great Wordpress Plugins to Find Your Blog Most Powerful Pages

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Learning which of your published content did particularly well based on some parameters is a great way to become a more successful blogger. This way you can see which of your posts are well received in social media, which of them get linked more and which of them spur a...
2 Great Wordpress Plugins to Find Your Blog Most Powerful Pages

Which Linux Distro Is Fairest of Them All? Ubuntu, Survey Says

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Mint comes in second, while Arch Linux is No. 3, according to this latest popularity contest....
Which Linux Distro Is Fairest of Them All? Ubuntu, Survey Says

Zuck Wins Popularity Contest, Can Stop Hitting Refresh

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Beloved by Snoop. Maybe Aaron Sorkin and/or everyone who saw The Social Network thinks Mark Zuckerberg is an asocial dweeb struggling to make a friend connection. But CNET reports that his employees feel differently. The jobs site Glassdoor surveyed thousands of employees about their bosses to determine the top 50 CEOs in America, and...
Zuck Wins Popularity Contest, Can Stop Hitting Refresh

Umair Haque Is Another New Spatialist

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Umair Haque makes an economist's argument about the devaluation of relationships because of social media, suggesting that what is going on, here, online is not as cool as the social media gurus would have us believe. He compares this to the real estate bubble: Umair Haque, The Social Media Bubble...
Umair Haque Is Another New Spatialist

Sina Weibo exceeds 400 million users, sees increasing mobile traffic

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Microblogging site Sina Weibo, China's answer to Twitter, reported a pretty dazzling statistic in its third quarter results: it now boasts over 400 million registered users. We can't be sure how many are active, of course, but it's still a vast number considering appeal is localized to the People's...
Sina Weibo exceeds 400 million users, sees increasing mobile traffic

60% of US smartphone users are shopping on the go, showing a preference for mobile sites over apps

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As m-commerce continues to gain ground, a new study from NielsenWire gives a little insight into how exactly consumers are getting their mobile shopping done. Surveying 5,000 US mobile users, the study shows that retailers own websites are winning the popularity contest over their official apps. The study also shows that...
60% of US smartphone users are shopping on the go, showing a preference for mobile sites over apps

Not quite sure about these #shortyawards. Seems like a popularity contest instead of a confirmation of quality. Hav… http://bit.ly/d8nUq6

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Not quite sure about these #shortyawards. Seems like a popularity contest instead of a confirmation of quality. Hav… http://bit.ly/d8nUq6

Apple vs. Motorola Mobility Matchup Called on Account of Judge's Annoyance

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Richard Posner, the judge presiding over Apple v. Motorola Mobility, has little patience for the companies’ legal teams and even less for their dilatory arguments. Earlier this year, Posner upbraided Motorola for what he described as the company’s “ridiculous” approach to claim construction. Then he spanked Apple’s legal team for...
Apple vs. Motorola Mobility Matchup Called on Account of Judge's Annoyance

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: Nokia posted a $1 billion operating loss and revealed that it has sold 4 million Lumia phones, roughly in line with expectations. Nokia is sitting on $6 billion in patents the CEO says the company is ready to start selling them off. Don't miss the...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Nickelback lose popularity contest to a pickle

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A Facebook group for lovers of cured cucumbers has gained more fans the knuckle-dragging Canadian crew. It's like Rage Against the Machine and Joe McElderry all over againCanadian band Nickelback, the gravelly paragon of what's known as "modern rock", are in a Facebook popularity contest with a deli delicacy. And...
Nickelback lose popularity contest to a pickle

Jobs’ vow to destroy Android fair game at Motorola trial

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Steve Jobs’ incendiary comments about Android  in his biography have been ruled fair game for Motorola’s lawyers in its upcoming trial versus Apple. The presiding judge laid out some of the ground rules for the case this week, many of which were not in Apple’s favor. On Thursday, the Judge...
Jobs’ vow to destroy Android fair game at Motorola trial

Mark Cuban Invests in Little Bird to Find Online Influentials

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Little Bird launches today a service that goes deeply and geekily into the world of online influence to find people in social media who are trusted on various topics. The service helps marketing, media and PR companies figure out who can best spread their message. Little Bird was founded by...
Mark Cuban Invests in Little Bird to Find Online Influentials

Steve Jobs is too popular to be shown in Samsung-Apple trial

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Steve Jobs is still so popular, eight months after his death, that to mention him too frequently would bias jurors in a Samsung-Apple lawsuit. At least, that’s what Samsung thinks. According to Reuters, a Samsung attorney told a San Jose judge that excessive use of Steve Jobs’ image was “prejudicial”...
Steve Jobs is too popular to be shown in Samsung-Apple trial

Sony aims for third place in global smartphone popularity contest

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Taking bullish approach to the competitive world of smartphones, Sony's head of mobile told reporters earlier today that the company wants to claim third place. Yep, not first or second (Apple or Samsung, depending on your metric of choice) but the other guy -- enough to make it on...
Sony aims for third place in global smartphone popularity contest
AfterCollege's Employer Popularity Index turns college recruiting into a popularity contest

Seattle most popular — and mail-efficient — U.S. city

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Consider it a boost for Seattle’s self-esteem as we continue the rainy season. Two different rankings give Seattle top marks in the U.S.: one for popularity, the other for mail efficiency. A national telephone survey this month asking variations of a single question — “Do you have a favorable or...
Seattle most popular — and mail-efficient — U.S. city

How Facebook Is Gaining on Apple

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If Wall Street had a tech-stock popularity contest, Facebook would be closing in on Apple....
How Facebook Is Gaining on Apple
Citybot, Jobhuk grab daily prizes in our #WinSXSW contest
Influenster leaves stealth mode with 200K users

Samsung objects to 'gratuitous images' of Steve Jobs on five of Apple's opening slides

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Ahead of the trial starting tomorrow in San Jose, Samsung just filed 14 objections to Apple's opening slides. The first one: "Samsung objects to the images of Steve Jobs appearing in Slide Nos. 6, 7, 12, 16, and 29 of Apple's Opening Presentation."The parties' opening slides haven't been published yet....
Samsung objects to 'gratuitous images' of Steve Jobs on five of Apple's opening slides
New discovery game is a creepy virtual popularity contest for Twitter (exclusive)
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