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This was our Macworld

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This was our Macworld. Other Macworlds were different. But this one was ours. Macworld | iWorld 2012 was not the event of old, where Steve Jobs put sneaker to keynote stage and introduced us to everything from the iPhone to the MacBook Air, and where Apple’s massive booth, and...
This was our Macworld

Capcom discusses the ethics of flying gaming press to Hawaii

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Capcom held its annual press event in Hawaii this year, paying for many members of the gaming press to fly to the islands to take in the sun, drink some free drinks and eat some food, and of course... preview Capcom games. Some members of the gaming press paid...
Capcom discusses the ethics of flying gaming press to Hawaii

Video: New iPad in Vietnam

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An unauthorized preview, three days before Apple-sanctioned sales begin Side by side: iPad 2 and new iPad Despite Apple's (AAPL) best efforts to keep a lid on the thing, a pair of Vietnamese bloggers managed to get their hands on a new iPad and post a 4-minute unboxing video on...
Video: New iPad in Vietnam

Analysts Debunk Rumor That iPhone 4S Is Influencing Competitor Launch Dates

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Apple's incredible iPhone sales may be forcing competitors to stop and think about release dates. Photo: Bryan Derballa/Wired.com A report from Taiwanese publication Digitimes says smartphone manufacturers Samsung, HTC, LG and Nokia are launching their new products in Q2 2012 instead of Q1 in order to avoid direct competition from...
Analysts Debunk Rumor That iPhone 4S Is Influencing Competitor Launch Dates

Hands-on with the Nyx Mobile Lyuba Max and Fun mockups

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When PR reps have something they think is truly special, things can get a little cloak and dagger. While we were hanging around the Nyx Mobile booth, a rep quietly sneaked up on us, to offer a glimpse of two new handset his company is working on. When we...
Hands-on with the Nyx Mobile Lyuba Max and Fun mockups

The Biggest Fanboy In Silicon Valley Just Paid $20K For Lunch With Joss Whedon

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Someone in Silicon Valley has a lot of money and is a secret fan of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Or maybe Firefly. We can't provide his name, but at a charity event for African nonprofit ThriveGulu Thursday night, PR maven Brooke Hammerling submitted a winning bid of $20,000 for lunch with...
The Biggest Fanboy In Silicon Valley Just Paid $20K For Lunch With Joss Whedon

LEAK: These Guys Got Their Already Got Their Hands On The New iPad (AAPL)

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Vietnamese bloggers at Tinhte.vn have put out an unboxing video of the new Retina display iPad, which comes to us from MacRumors. The video's in Vietnamese, but you hardly need to speak the language to get the gist. The 4G and LTE option is clearly visible, as is the...
LEAK: These Guys Got Their Already Got Their Hands On The New iPad (AAPL)

Psst! Your terrible profile photo might be visible to people you email

www.pcworld.com
I routinely receive emails from PR reps who want me to write about various products and services. What most of them don't know is that I can see them. Specifically, I can see their social-network profile pictures. That's because I have the Outlook Social Connector, a plug-in that displays, among...
Psst! Your terrible profile photo might be visible to people you email
Toshiba Kirabook review: finally, a flagship Windows 8 laptop

AirPR opens its startup/PR match-up service to VC and angel portfolios, lets them skip a 1,300-long queue

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PR is a contentious issue in the tech media. Whether that’s really justified or not, there’s no denying that just like any other industry, there are good PR reps and bad PR reps out there – so how do startups ensure they get one of the good ones? AirPR launched...
AirPR opens its startup/PR match-up service to VC and angel portfolios, lets them skip a 1,300-long queue

AirPR Launches A Marketplace To Match Startups With Top PR Talent

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Last month, we covered the seed funding announcement of AirPR, a platform that aims to connect small businesses and startups with the right PR representation. The startup is the brainchild of Sharam Fouladgar-Mercer, a former EIR at Shasta Ventures and Senior Associate at Sierra Ventures and Rajagopal Sathyamurthi, who, prior...
AirPR Launches A Marketplace To Match Startups With Top PR Talent

Twitter, Facebook and Those Ugly IBM Statistics

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Last week IBM looked at the effect of social networks at online retailers on Black Friday and found… nothing. Or almost next-to-nothing: IBM said social sites generated a mere 0.34 percent of all online sales. Referral traffic to retailers from social sites was also just about zero: IBM said Facebook...
Twitter, Facebook and Those Ugly IBM Statistics

Here's A Look INSIDE Pinterest's New $9 Million San Francisco Office

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Welcome to San Francisco, Pinterest! As we reported over the weekend, Pinterest has moved from Palo Alto into its expansive new digs at 808 Brannan Street in San Francisco's SoMa district. And people are already hard at work there! Pinterest engineer Tracy Chou checked in at the new SF office on...
Here's A Look INSIDE Pinterest's New $9 Million San Francisco Office
Payola: The Dark Side of PR

Why VCs Are Getting Into PR

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More than ever before, venture capitalists are digging in. To stay competitive and top-of-mind, VC’s are no longer loaning their advice and their capital, but actual “core” services that portfolio companies need. This shift isn’t necessarily new. For example, top VC firms like Kleiner Perkins and Greylock play a hands-on...
Why VCs Are Getting Into PR

[Video] How Tech PR Can Work Better With Journalists & How Readers Can Benefit

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Brian, Dan, Fruzsina and Jon are joined by tech PR consultants Zach Servideo and Jocelyn Johnson to talk about what's right and wrong with the relationship between PR reps and journalists covering technology. It's a big conversation, and this is just the start. Please chime in with feedback. The...
[Video] How Tech PR Can Work Better With Journalists & How Readers Can Benefit
Nokia: save some dough on the Lumia 920 ethics review (and just do the right thing)
Marshall Kirkpatrick's Little Bird wants to be your new "robot librarian"

A Ford Executive Says Oracle Sent Him A Letter Trashing Salesforce.com (F, ORCL, CRM)

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Scott Monty, the top social-media executive at Ford, said that he got two letters from Oracle trashing enterprise-software archrival Salesforce.com. He posted one of the letters, which appeared to be mailed from Oracle's Troy, Mich. office, on Facebook. The unsigned missive contained printouts of news stories about Salesforce.com outages; a...
A Ford Executive Says Oracle Sent Him A Letter Trashing Salesforce.com (F, ORCL, CRM)
Hands-on: Batman: Arkham Origins puts detective back in Detective Comics
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