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Big Years for Instagram and Pinterest Bust Up the Social Networking Charts

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Where the world market for social networks might have seemed boringly static a year ago, much has changed since then. Specifically, some relatively young sites are making a serious dent, according to some research and analysis by Experian Marketing Services. Pinterest is now the third most-visited social network, Google+ is...
Big Years for Instagram and Pinterest Bust Up the Social Networking Charts

The royal baby's big data

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Thanks to the proliferation of social media platforms, Prince William's and the Duchess of Cambridge's first child will be the most tweeted-about, blogged-about and photographed royal baby in history. Then, thanks to the pervasiveness of the digital trail we leave behind as we make our way around the Web,...
The royal baby's big data

Researchers find fewer words being added to languages, fewer ways to tell you precisely that

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What if one of the words in this post means absolutely nothing in the year 2094. It's possible, and more possible than ever before. That's according to recently published research from a group at the Institutions Markets Technologies' Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies in Italy, who have found that...
Researchers find fewer words being added to languages, fewer ways to tell you precisely that

What The Future Of Advertising On Google Glass Might Look Like

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Early trials of Google Glass are earning some serious hype. Tech bloggers are almost panting with excitement. Ad agencies are "literally begging to get a pair." Google got so many submissions for the Glass Explorer program, in which early adopters could pay $1,500 for the chance to test out a...
What The Future Of Advertising On Google Glass Might Look Like
The New York Times Relaunches On Android With Support For More Tablet Sizes, New Text-To-Speech Feature

Unlock Your Hotel Room with Your Cell Phone

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Unlock Your Hotel Room with Your Cell Phone is a post from Chris PirilloI hate traveling. I love the places that I visit and the people I interact with when I get there. It’s the actual travel part that gets to me every time. There’s always such a rush to...
Unlock Your Hotel Room with Your Cell Phone
How to Get the Best Exclusive Features on Any Android Smartphone
An African telecom moves off-grid batteries

The Right Tool For The Job

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The mobile phone is today’s PC, but not necessarily in the way you think. Fifteen years ago, the PC was the central hub in one’s interactions with the wider world. This was largely because of the state of miniaturization; our electronics simply weren’t small or efficient enough to make mobile...
The Right Tool For The Job

Sony Entertainment's Michael Lynton praises the DVR for enabling an 'explosion in creativity'

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Michael Lynton, CEO of Sony Entertainment, has taken the stage here in Dana Point, California for this year's D:Dive Into Media, speaking candidly about his outfit's use of social media to advertise, and more importantly, how modern technology is impacting meaningful change on the creative side of things. Citing...
Sony Entertainment's Michael Lynton praises the DVR for enabling an 'explosion in creativity'

Acceleprise Wants To Be The 500 Startups For Enterprise Tech

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Let the proliferation of vertically-themed startup accelerators continue! Today, a new accelerator focusing on the enterprise sector is launching in Washington D.C. Called “Acceleprise,” the program’s goal is to invest in 60 enterprise software companies over the next three years. Participating startups should be trying to solve problems facing large organizations, whether...
Acceleprise Wants To Be The 500 Startups For Enterprise Tech

Microsoft's Great Patent Application: Xbox Achievements For Watching Advertising

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You may recall the concern some have raised over Smart TVs, those internet connected glowing boxes with cameras ripe for exploits that would allow hackers to watch you watch TV. Supposedly less nefarious were concerns over technology that would allow those same Smart TVs to recognize when you had...
Microsoft's Great Patent Application: Xbox Achievements For Watching Advertising

Is Equity Crowdfunding A Threat To Venture Capitalists?

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Editor’s note: This is the first part of a two-part guest column by Zach Noorani that examines the ways in which equity crowdfunding might impact the startup world and the venture capital industry specifically. Zach is a former VC and current second-year MBA student at MIT Sloan. Follow him on Twitter @znoorani. It’s...
Is Equity Crowdfunding A Threat To Venture Capitalists?

New offices, legislation seen slowing patent lawsuit rush

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A planned network of regional patent offices and the effects of new legislation are expected to slow the recent proliferation of patent lawsuits between big-name tech companies, Rebecca Blank, U.S. acting secretary of commerce, said on Wednesday....
New offices, legislation seen slowing patent lawsuit rush
Square ends 2012 processing $10b annually, 40k retailers onboard, looks to expand globally in 2013

Facebook just revealed its Kryptonite: mobile

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In its IPO filing Facebook mentioned the word “mobile” 123 times, which given the term’s buzz worthy status is hardly surprising. But in most cases Facebook didn’t use the word mobile in positive ways. In fact, it identified the proliferation of traffic to its mobile app and website as...
Facebook just revealed its Kryptonite: mobile
Google-sponsored research identifies groups of bogus product reviewers
Windows 8 hardware: laptops, desktops, tablets, and convertibles designed for the touchscreen operating system

Apple Testing Expanded iPhone Repair Options Through Authorized Service Providers in Canada

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Apple has launched an iPhone repair pilot program for Apple Certified Service Providers in Canada that will allow certain certified centers to offer iPhone repairs after store technicians have completed Apple-required iOS Certification. According to a tipster, the third party service sites will be able to offer repairs for the...
Apple Testing Expanded iPhone Repair Options Through Authorized Service Providers in Canada

If Amateur Photographers Are As Good As Professionals, Then We Can All Be Professional Photographers

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Only a few decades ago, photography was dominated by film cameras, where each and every photograph you took cost money and time to develop. To accumulate 10,000 hours of shooting experience under one's belt was prohibitively expensive, so only those truly dedicated to the craft were able to excel. The...
If Amateur Photographers Are As Good As Professionals, Then We Can All Be Professional Photographers
Wi-Fi Alliance Simplifies Streaming With Miracast-Certification -- Just Don't Expect Apple To Play

The proliferation of the little black box

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Would you drive a car that monitored your every move?...
The proliferation of the little black box

Social TV Startup Kwarter Raises $4 Million To Help Broadcasters And Brands Build Second-Screen Apps

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TV viewers increasingly are using their mobile phones while watching TV, mostly ignoring commercials while doing so. And so, a number of startups are emerging to try to get their attention during those times, instead of having users play games or do email during ad breaks. To meet this demand...
Social TV Startup Kwarter Raises $4 Million To Help Broadcasters And Brands Build Second-Screen Apps

Displays Are Getting Better, and iOS Apps Are Getting Laaaaarrrrrger

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In the market for a new iPhone or iPad, but haven’t yet settled on a storage capacity? Here’s something to consider as you mull the 16GB, 32GB or 64GB question. The average size of iOS apps is growing — and quickly, too. ABI Research recently surveyed the iOS app ecosystem...
Displays Are Getting Better, and iOS Apps Are Getting Laaaaarrrrrger

Please Stop Copying Instagram

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There are currently almost 1.5 million apps available in the iTunes and Android app stores. The selection means that no matter what your need, there is at least one or — more likely — dozens of apps to meet your needs. Nowhere does this seem to be more apparent than...
Please Stop Copying Instagram

How to Choose a Startup Incubator

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Incubators are hot. There are more than a thousand in the U.S., and the proliferation is causing some tech-industry watchers to fret. The flock of incubators is spawning a glut of wanna-be entrepreneurs ready to quit their jobs, commit their lives to a 10-week incubator program and end up with...
How to Choose a Startup Incubator

Canadian government sets November 19th as date for 700MHz auction

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Well, it's not the first half of 2013 as originally promised, but the Canadian government has now set a specific date for the country's first 700MHz spectrum auction: November 19th of this year. Alongside that bit of news, Industry Minister Christian Paradis also detailed a set of rules that...
Canadian government sets November 19th as date for 700MHz auction
Now Google Wants To Kill The Mobile Web (Good Riddance)

Prediction: Twitter will die before Facebook does

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I don’t normally get into the prediction business, but a post by Lisa Barone at Outspoken Media got my attention and made me think about the future of social media. A Twittervention! What If There Was No Twitter? was written to suggest, among other things, that companies shouldn’t be relying...
Prediction: Twitter will die before Facebook does

Ditch Your Hackathon, Have A Napkin Pitch Contest Like Today’s Uncubed Philidelphia Talent Fair

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Smelly, underslept entrepreneurs. Every tech event these days seems to have an all-night hackathon, so that’s what you get. But startups, incubators, blogs — consider what’s going down at today’s Uncubed Tech Talent Fair in Philidelphia. Rather than a 24 hour hackathon, they’re having a “napkin pitch contest”. Entrants get...
Ditch Your Hackathon, Have A Napkin Pitch Contest Like Today’s Uncubed Philidelphia Talent Fair
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