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Confirmed: Scalado’s Camera Tech Is Inside BB10

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At RIM’s keynote earlier this week, CEO Thorsten Heins unveiled a brand new camera app that will ship along with BlackBerry 10. It was quite impressive. It basically lets you snap a pic, select a subject’s face, and sift through frames captured before the moment you pressed the shutter button...
Confirmed: Scalado’s Camera Tech Is Inside BB10

Facebook Email Change Suggests Shareholders Are More Important Than Users

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In a frantic 48-hour stretch starting Saturday, Facebook leaked the news that it was testing a new app, faced the threat of a lawsuit by someone claiming the company had stolen the idea, and announced that it had shelved the project. Separately, the company also changed the listed email of all users to an @facebook.com address. In other...
Facebook Email Change Suggests Shareholders Are More Important Than Users

Klout makes its first acquisition: Local-mobile app Blockboard

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Klout, the San Francisco-based startup that measures people’s “influence” across a variety of social networks, has made its first acquisition with the purchase of Blockboard, a Twitter-like mobile app that functions as a community bulletin board letting users post messages viewable to other people in their immediate area. Financial terms...
Klout makes its first acquisition: Local-mobile app Blockboard

Clear the courtroom before Steve Jobs' deposition is read

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Why is Apple is fighting so hard to keep two-year-old court records sealed? FORTUNE -- The first thing you learned when you sat down with Steve Jobs was that the interview was off the record. And it stayed off the record. No matter how innocuous the quote, no matter how...
Clear the courtroom before Steve Jobs' deposition is read

Journalism Opportunities Aren't Drying Up, They Are Just Changing

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Philip Trippenbach, a journalist and game designer who now works in public relations, responded on his blog to a letter from a recent J-school graduate seeking his advice on finding full-time journalism work. This is something a lot of would-be reporters struggle with: the market is in such a state...
Journalism Opportunities Aren't Drying Up, They Are Just Changing

Gini Dietrich's 6 Biggest Startup PR Mistakes

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Did you hear about the "green" startup that touted how environmentally conscious it was by sending reporters five identical copies of its press kit, each one filled with nonrecyclable package "popcorn" and a small forest's worth of paper? Needless to say, the startup didn't get any press coverage. In the...
Gini Dietrich's 6 Biggest Startup PR Mistakes

So Is Path Worth $1 Billion, Too?

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On February 1, at the peak of the frenzy over Facebook's announcement that it would go public, Path announced a photo effect called Depth. It was a brash display of public relations. Not only was Path upstaging Facebook's mobile offerings, its new feature meant that it now had Instagram's exact...
So Is Path Worth $1 Billion, Too?

Groupon Finds A New Executive To Handle PR (GRPN)

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Groupon is filling the communications hole in its executive ranks, hiring long-time public-relations executive Paul Taaffe, Bloomberg's Douglas MacMillan reports. Taaffe is taking over for Bradford Williams who left Groupon at the end of August. He was on the job for just two months. He didn't get along with...
Groupon Finds A New Executive To Handle PR (GRPN)

Yahoo 'Likely' To Fire Thousands (YHOO)

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Yahoo's new CEO, Scott Thompson, has a plan to fire thousands of employees, Kara Swisher reports. Swisher says people working in public relations, marketing, research, marginal businesses and "weaker regional efforts" are most likely to be targeted. Click here for updates. Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation...
Yahoo 'Likely' To Fire Thousands (YHOO)

Time Warner Is Handing Out A Tiny Refund For People That Complain About Not Seeing The Knicks (TWC)

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Mark Zwerdling tweeted that he got a $5.20 refund from Time Warner Cable because they weren't carrying MSG — a big problem now that Linsanity has taken over the nation. We spoke with Zwerdling to confirm, and he said that, as a subscriber to the TWC Sports Service Extra...
Time Warner Is Handing Out A Tiny Refund For People That Complain About Not Seeing The Knicks (TWC)

Anonymous Hacktivists Choose Targets of Opportunity

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Hacktivism, as practiced under the name Anonymous, is about public relations opportunism and any organisation could become a target if a political rationale can be retro-fitted to the attack, according to a leading web security researcher....
Anonymous Hacktivists Choose Targets of Opportunity

Fake Elsevier's complaints about academic publishing leads to fake takedown notice

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Currently, any research funded by the NIH is made open access within a year of its publication. Many academic publishers have been pushing to have the policy reversed, and a bill introduced earlier this year would have done exactly that. This triggered a public backlash, including a boycott of...
Fake Elsevier's complaints about academic publishing leads to fake takedown notice
FLA releases audit on Apple working conditions

Amazon edges Apple in ForeSee e-retail satisfaction index

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The Spring top 100 edition of the ForeSee e-retailer satisfaction index has been released. Notable findings are Amazon leading at 89 percent, besting Apple by four percentage points. Newegg trails Apple by three points while Netflix is recovering some lost ground after several summer public relations and marketing disasters. The...
Amazon edges Apple in ForeSee e-retail satisfaction index

Innogames looks to branch out from hardcore-focused browser games with cross-platform mobile push

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Innogames, the German developer and publisher primarily known for its hardcore browser games, is looking to expand its audience with a cross-platform mobile push. The company isn’t focusing on Facebook — where its games Grepolis and The West register a combined 360,000 monthly active users according to AppData. Instead, its...
Innogames looks to branch out from hardcore-focused browser games with cross-platform mobile push

Report: Amazon touting ad space on the Kindle Fire home screen

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We’ve known for some time now that Amazon.com wants to get a bigger chunk of the high-margin advertising business, a counterweight to its low-margin e-commerce business. And here’s one very interesting method to do it. According to AdAge, Amazon.com is currently pitching the home screen on the Kindle Fire to...
Report: Amazon touting ad space on the Kindle Fire home screen

The Circuit: FTC’s Long to Microsoft, Google privacy policy, cybersecurity

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FTC attorney to Microsoft: Federal Trade Commission attorney Randall Long has been hired by Microsoft, the Wall Street Journal reported. Long has been deeply involved in antitrust investigations into Google — the frequent target of Microsoft’s public relations, legal and regulatory effort — and was the lead staff attorney...
The Circuit: FTC’s Long to Microsoft, Google privacy policy, cybersecurity
Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs movie will begin filming in the original Apple garage

Apple supplier auditors send mixed messages about Foxconn

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It’s been less than a week since Apple sent independent auditors to evaluate its third-party factories in China. The auditors have publicly given hints about what they’re finding, but aren’t getting into specifics. On Friday, the Fair Labor Association, the labor rights group Apple joined recently, told Bloomberg that it...
Apple supplier auditors send mixed messages about Foxconn

Daily Report: Google Announces 2-for-1 Stock Split

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Google may have had a challenging first three months of the year from a public relations standpoint, with government officials and ordinary users alike troubled by the company's new privacy policy, David Streitfeld writes in The New York Times on Friday. But its financial results, reported on Thursday, were another...
Daily Report: Google Announces 2-for-1 Stock Split
Tesla responds to rumors its car batteries turn to useless bricks: “Plug it in”

BP Public Relations Twitter Account a Viral Hit [INTERVIEW] - http://bit.ly/9VpBwY

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BP Public Relations Twitter Account a Viral Hit [INTERVIEW] - http://bit.ly/9VpBwY

Google Executive Says Google Buzz Coming Soon to the Enterprise

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Google Executive Says Google Buzz Coming Soon to the Enterprise

The difference between marketing, public relations, advertising and branding.

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The difference between marketing, public relations, advertising and branding.

What to Do When a PR Disaster Strikes Your Startup

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Thursday was a good PR day for the social buying site Blippy. They were featured in two New York Times articles. But Friday wasn't so great, as the major technology blogs reported that credit card information from its users were found on Google. An hour later, Blippy responded with a...
What to Do When a PR Disaster Strikes Your Startup

Public Relations in an Everyone is Media World

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Public Relations in an Everyone is Media World

IBM Watson Fights Cancer in 2012

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All Things D recently reported on IBM’s new super computer Watson in the article “Seven Questions With IBM’s Manoj Saxena About Watson and Cancer.”  According to the article, IBM is planning on using Watson as a reference tool to assist human physicians in the treatment of breast, lung and colon...
IBM Watson Fights Cancer in 2012

Apple snatches Microsoft marketing exec as assault on gaming industry continues

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Apple has hired a former marketing executive from Microsoft to help promote the App Store and iTunes in Europe, MCV reports. Robin Burrowes, former head of Xbox LIVE marketing in the EMEA region for Microsoft, joined Apple in January according to his LinkedIn profile. His formal duties at Apple remain...
Apple snatches Microsoft marketing exec as assault on gaming industry continues

The difference between marketing, public relations, advertising and branding. #exactly [infograph] http://post.ly/WfXz

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The difference between marketing, public relations, advertising and branding. #exactly [infograph] http://post.ly/WfXz

Zite Launches Personal Web Filter, Recommends Content

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Practically everywhere I turn these days, new products are cropping up to help you find content relevant to your interests. In addition to my6sense, who I covered yesterday, we've seen a fair share of Twitter applications, iPhone apps and Web sites looking to find signal in the noise, and each...
Zite Launches Personal Web Filter, Recommends Content
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