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★ Mountain Lion

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“We’re starting to do some things differently,” Phil Schiller said to me. We were sitting in a comfortable hotel suite in Manhattan just over a week ago. I’d been summoned a few days earlier by Apple PR with the offer of a private “product briefing”. I had no idea heading...
★ Mountain Lion

7 ways to market your brand on Pinterest

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Pinterest is popping up all over; in fact, sources say it’s the fastest-growing social media site to date, especially for women. The image-sharing network, co-founded by Iowa’s Ben Silbermann, launched in March 2010. By August 2011 it had already made it onto Time Magazine’s ’50 Best Websites for 2011’ list. By...
7 ways to market your brand on Pinterest

The Engadget interview: Sprint product execs John Tudhope and David Owens at CTIA 2012 (video)

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We managed to catch not one, but two of Sprint's execs yesterday at CTIA Wireless 2012: Director of Product Marketing John Tudhope and VP of Product David Owens. While our discussion was centered primarily around the company's announcements at the show -- Sprint Guardian, HTC's EVO V 4G for...
The Engadget interview: Sprint product execs John Tudhope and David Owens at CTIA 2012 (video)
Salesforce Chatter To Add Instant Messaging and Screensharing

The future for Nokia PureView: Possible slimmer models and 'not necessarily a 41MP sensor'

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Nokia's 808 PureView may not even be blasting retinas in stores just yet, but that doesn't mean those Finnish cameraphone obsessives aren't already cooking up a buffet of high-megapixel ideas for the future. Vesa Jutila, Head of Product Marketing for the incoming 808 PureView, said that there was plenty...
The future for Nokia PureView: Possible slimmer models and 'not necessarily a 41MP sensor'
Watch out, Raspberry Pi: Intel unveils ultra-small Next Unit of Computing PC
Windows Phone marketing manager quits after five months

WWDC 2012: Apple’s iOS 6, Mountain Lion, MacBooks, Macs

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Apple is almost ready to reveal what it has in store for this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference and rumor has it that it will be a doozy. Bloomberg reported that Apple’s Chief Executive Tim Cook will not be the emcee at Monday’s show, giving that honor to product marketing head...
WWDC 2012: Apple’s iOS 6, Mountain Lion, MacBooks, Macs
Video Ad Company Affine Systems Rebrands As SET, Lets Users Buy Online Ads Like TV Ads

Your Average Facebook Post Only Reaches 16% Of Your Friends

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You’re not unpopular, it’s just the nature of the news feed. Amongst all the business-related news at FMC, Facebook revealed that the average news feed story from a user profile reaches just 16% of their friends. Your actively shared links, photos, and status updates probably reach much higher than 16%...
Your Average Facebook Post Only Reaches 16% Of Your Friends

The Coolest Things MIT Sloan Students Are Doing This Summer

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A few months ago we featured a day-in-the-life profile of Kendall Herbst, a first-year student at MIT Sloan's School of Management. We recently caught up with her again, and she offered to share with us some of the coolest internships her peers landed for this summer. "In the fall, banking...
The Coolest Things MIT Sloan Students Are Doing This Summer
High Definition Video Clogs Corporate Networks

As Skype finally makes it to Windows Phone, we ask what’s next [interview]

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Back in May 2011, Microsoft announced its intentions to acquire Skype, an $8bn deal that was finally given the green light in October. Skype is pretty much the industry leader for consumer VoIP technology in many markets, and is also the platform of choice for small-to-medium sized businesses, given that...
As Skype finally makes it to Windows Phone, we ask what’s next [interview]

Nest makes its smart thermostat, er, smarter

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Smart thermostat maker Nest announced on Thursday that it’s done one of its biggest upgrades in terms of both software and hardware since it launched its thermostat five months ago. The move shows both how Nest is still a startup, and has been reiterating its design in a field that...
Nest makes its smart thermostat, er, smarter

Nest Labs, Amid Lawsuit, Turns Up the Heat on Its Thermostat

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Nest, the Palo Alto-based start-up that made the thermostat cool with its Nest Learning Thermostat, is making its first significant update to the device since its launch last fall. The thermostat, which works with an app on the iPhone, Android phone or desktop PC, now comes with an updated 10-day...
Nest Labs, Amid Lawsuit, Turns Up the Heat on Its Thermostat
Qualcomm’s plan to win the battle for the digital home
Keen On… Insane Simplicity: The Obession That Drives Apple’s Success [TCTV]

HP ups its cloud bet on OpenStack — and KVM

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Hewlett-Packard is putting more of its chips on OpenStack as a key foundation for its upcoming public, private and hybrid cloud implementations. It’s an important endorsement for OpenStack, the open-source cloud platform launched two years ago by Rackspace and NASA. HP’s also putting more weight behind the KVM hypervisor in what is seen...
HP ups its cloud bet on OpenStack — and KVM

Here's A Breakdown Of Yahoo's Massive 2,000 Employee Layoff

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Yahoo confirmed earlier today that it fired 2,000 employees -- or, about 14% of its global workforce. The hardest hit divisions? Product, marketing, research, and international.  Taking Yahoo in a new direction, CEO Scott Thompson wants to focus on core media and communications, platforms, and data. Platforms? We don't...
Here's A Breakdown Of Yahoo's Massive 2,000 Employee Layoff
Enterprise social networker Jive upgrades with powerful new apps

White Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phone to launch later this month

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Nokia on Monday officially took the wraps off a white version of its Lumia 800 Windows Phone.  Nokia originally launched the device in black and cyan, and the white version adopts a gloss finish instead of the matte coloring of the other models. Nokia says the device will be...
White Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phone to launch later this month

Marketo Wants To Add A Social Boost To Every Marketing Campaign

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Last month, Marketo announced that it was acquiring social marketing startup Crowd Factory to add a social component to its marketing automation tools. Today the company is releasing its first products to come out of the deal. Marketo CEO Phil Fernandez says this represents the two companies’ technology “all put...
Marketo Wants To Add A Social Boost To Every Marketing Campaign

Involver launches Visual SML to make creating Facebook apps easier for marketers

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Involver is a company that you might have never heard of, but one that helps companies create things that you see all of the time on Facebook. Involver does enterprise level social marketing management, which might sound boring at first, and invented SML (social markup language), which powers thousands of...
Involver launches Visual SML to make creating Facebook apps easier for marketers

Apple provides sneak peek at iOS apps for summer 2012

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Sky Gamblers party mode, Infinity Blade Dungeons, Star Academy, Nike+ Training and more on the way to iPhone and iPadApple is expected to unveil the iOS 6 software at its WWDC conference in June, and while proprietary maps, Siri APIs for developers and a revamped App Store have been rumoured,...
Apple provides sneak peek at iOS apps for summer 2012

Uhuru platform spans .NET, open-source worlds

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Start-up Uhuru Software’s new AppCloud Ready To Go service targets software developers who want to write applications that span the .NET and open-source worlds. The platform as a service runs atop Cloud Foundry’s open-source platform and supports Java, Ruby, PHP, Node.JS as well as the Microsoft .NET framework, said Michael Surkan, director...
Uhuru platform spans .NET, open-source worlds

The three horsemen of the enterprise collaboration apocalypse

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Three technologies are revolutionizing enterprise collaboration. IT organizations that can’t accommodate social, mobile and cloud computing effectively will be overwhelmed. GigaOM Pro forecasts suggest the majority of business computing will be cloud-based in five years and half the devices on corporate networks will be mobile. Meanwhile, social media — largely...
The three horsemen of the enterprise collaboration apocalypse

Facebook’s mobile hack roadshow heads to Europe and Asia

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Back in October Facebook launched its platform for mobile, essentially making all the social channels that have helped apps and games flourish across the Web, available on iOS mobile apps and mobile websites. This was followed shortly after by the announcement of a series of Facebook-led mobile hack days, where...
Facebook’s mobile hack roadshow heads to Europe and Asia

Next up from EMC: Project Thunder flash appliance

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EMC’s promised Project Lightning server-based PCIe flash storage product is now available — under the VFCache brand. But EMC’s not done — it plans a flash appliance dubbed Project Thunder, for later this year. the thunder-and-lightning duo takes direct aim at Fusion-IO, the hot-selling PCIe flash pioneer which has...
Next up from EMC: Project Thunder flash appliance

Facebook to Let Users Vote On Its Privacy Policies

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Facebook shareholders may be grumbling about the inordinate amount of control founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg holds under the company’s relatively unique corporate structure, but new privacy-policy explanations the company announced on Friday - and will explain in a conference call Monday - return some privacy control back to users. How Many...
Facebook to Let Users Vote On Its Privacy Policies

Facebook's Peter Deng And Greg Bardos To Join Us At CrunchUp 2012

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We’re excited to announce that Facebook’s Peter Deng and Greg Bardos are joining Doug Purdy and Mike Schroepfer as speakers at this year’s Facebook Ecosystem CrunchUp. Peter Deng is the Director of Product Management and Greg Badros is the Vice President of Engineering & Products at Facebook. Peter and Greg will participate...
Facebook's Peter Deng And Greg Bardos To Join Us At CrunchUp 2012
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