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Show Me Your Best DEMO

erickschonfeld.com
Ever since I left TechCrunch six months ago, people have been asking me, “What’s next?” I’ve been purposefully silent about most of my activities, but today I can share some news. Beginning next month, I will become the new executive producer of DEMO, the original product launch conference. Yes, I...
Show Me Your Best DEMO

Time To Freak Out Then Calm Down About The Facebook IPO Again

parislemon.com
Time To Freak Out Then Calm Down About The Facebook IPO Again: Mark Cuban argues that Andrew Ross Sorkin's piece of Facebook's IPO was well, stupid. It's probably not surprising that I largely agree since I wrote something similar over three months ago (which itself was riffing off of Joe...
Time To Freak Out Then Calm Down About The Facebook IPO Again

The Windows 8 roll out rolls on: Intune customers can now snag the RTM

thenextweb.com
As the final date, and dates, of the Windows 8 release process race towards us, the product continues to hit its early availability milestones. Today, Microsoft Intune customers can download the Windows 8 RTM build. This access is actually slightly ahead of schedule, ZDNet reports, noting that “Intune users were...
The Windows 8 roll out rolls on: Intune customers can now snag the RTM

Uncovered: Rumored dates sketch timeline for the release of Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

thenextweb.com
Today Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet published a list of dates that detail the launch schedule for both Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8. You knew that October was going to be busy, but it’s likely set to be worse than you anticipated. One quick note: Mary Jo doesn’t publish...
Uncovered: Rumored dates sketch timeline for the release of Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

These Two Charts Explains Why Twitter Changed Its Mobile App

www.businessinsider.com
Twitter just revamped its mobile apps with a heavy emphasis on search. Essentially, it's now easier to search, and results for Twitter accounts to follow are mixed in with relevant tweets--you no longer have to decide in advance what kind of search you're doing. That's smart from a product perspective....
These Two Charts Explains Why Twitter Changed Its Mobile App
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LinkedIn mobile: Joff Redfern Q&A

www.guardian.co.uk
LinkedIn's head of mobile products Joff Redfern discusses monetisation, discoverability and screen convergence ahead of his talk at the Mobile Business SummitMobile is the word on everybody's lips - what are you building and how are you planning for a future in which mobile surpasses desktop?Early last year the percentage...
LinkedIn mobile: Joff Redfern Q&A

Guest Post: Embracing the Shift to a Partnership Paradigm

www.insidefacebook.com
This is a guest post by Greg Lieber, VP of Business Development at SHIFT, a Facebook Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer that offers a collaboration platform for marketers. Facebook’s updates to the Preferred Marketing Developer (PMD) requirements, which put a large emphasis on paid media, will be a huge benefit to...
Guest Post: Embracing the Shift to a Partnership Paradigm
AppGlu Launches Mobile Platform That Lets You Update Apps Without The Need For Developer Intervention
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Loud Noises! Google Buzz Is A Broken Instrument Capable Of Beautiful Music.

techcrunch.com
Google Buzz is now two weeks old. I decided to hold off on writing about it (beyond my overview on launch day), until I had a solid amount of time to play with it and gather my thoughts. Now I have. And now I will. My reasoning for holding off...
Loud Noises! Google Buzz Is A Broken Instrument Capable Of Beautiful Music.

POP QUIZ: Did Apple's Stock Do Better In 2012 Or 2011? (AAPL)

www.businessinsider.com
Yesterday we noted that Apple ended the year up 31%. It felt like the most disappointing 31% jump ever. The funny thing about it is that I was looking for an SAI Chart Of The Day yesterday afternoon and I found this chart from the last day of the year...
POP QUIZ: Did Apple's Stock Do Better In 2012 Or 2011? (AAPL)
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Google Announces New 3D Features for Google Earth, Is "Committed to Offering" Google Maps on 'All Platforms'

www.macrumors.com
In a last minute press conference, Google today shared "the next dimension" of Google Maps. The presentation, which some felt was underwhelming from a product perspective, included a lot of history around the Google Earth, Maps and Street View products, as well as a peek at what's to come. The...
Google Announces New 3D Features for Google Earth, Is "Committed to Offering" Google Maps on 'All Platforms'
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