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E3 Show Offers Evidence Augmented Reality Will Kill QR Codes

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This year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) didn’t introduce much revolutionary new gaming technology, but it did demonstrate that Augmented Reality (AR) apps are about to go mainstream - and they may spell doom for QR codes. For the unitiated, AR is the embellishment of reality through virtual additions, or...
E3 Show Offers Evidence Augmented Reality Will Kill QR Codes

USTR Insults The Intelligence Of Legal Scholars After They Challenge Him On Lack Of TPP Transparency

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As another round of negotiations over the TPP agreement is ongoing in Dallas, a group of legal scholars have sent an open letter to the USTR, Ron Kirk, decrying the ridiculous lack of transparency that has been driven in large part by the policies of the USTR, which seem almost...
USTR Insults The Intelligence Of Legal Scholars After They Challenge Him On Lack Of TPP Transparency

Interactive gravestones: how the dead live on, online

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Quick Response codes can be scanned by smartphones to open up online biographies of the person who has diedTraditional graveyards are being transformed through technology with interactive headstones providing a revolutionary way for people to remember loved ones.Quick Response (QR) codes on gravestones can be scanned by smartphones to open...
Interactive gravestones: how the dead live on, online

Foursquare Responds To Facebook Nearby By Tapping Facebook's Friend Graph

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Foursquare has made a quick response to Monday’s announcement of Facebook Nearby, with its own announcement today that Foursquare Explore is cranking up its personalization. The irony? It’s going to use Foursquare activity from a user’s Facebook friends to improve the... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article....
Foursquare Responds To Facebook Nearby By Tapping Facebook's Friend Graph

The digital gravestone | Melanie King

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Human beings have always harnessed the latest technology to invent news ways of memorialising each otherSince at least the time of the pharaohs, humans have been harnessing the latest technology to invent ingenious ways of memorialising themselves and their loved ones. These days the deceased need not settle for a coffin...
The digital gravestone | Melanie King

One Approach to Growth: Build Your Own Cloud with vCenter in the Middle

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Today, we got the chance to sit down with Aprimo, an on-demand marketing automation company that has built their software business around scaling their own cloud infrastructure with VMware vCenter. Aprimo has optimized its offerings to scale with customer growth and leverage best-in-class hardware to match innovation in the software...
One Approach to Growth: Build Your Own Cloud with vCenter in the Middle

Mozilla unveils the Firefox Marketplace and Facebook integration

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The release of Firefox 16 may not have been as tidy as Mozilla would have liked it to be thanks to the security flaw that was discovered soon afterwards, but apparently that didn't have much of an effect on uptake of the new browser. That's according to research firm...
Mozilla unveils the Firefox Marketplace and Facebook integration

Google's Stupid Street View Flub Will Result in Increased International Scrutiny

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Google has acknowledged that it broke its promise to delete all the personal data its Street View cars collected from unsecured Wi-Fi networks in Britain and other countries two years ago. While Google says the failure was a mistake, its long-term consequence could mean more scrutiny from British regulators, which...
Google's Stupid Street View Flub Will Result in Increased International Scrutiny

Quora Adds "Online Now" Feature to Drive Faster Answers

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Quora today is making its site come a little more alive by adding a signal that shows when some users are online. This isn’t a full-blown presence system — there is no Quora buddy list or chat function. The Q&A site’s new “Online Now” feature is for the very specific...
Quora Adds "Online Now" Feature to Drive Faster Answers
Facebook, Dropbox app security holes are shocking in their stupidity

15 More Utterly Appalling QR Code Fails

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Even though Quick Response (QR) codes are significantly more effective when placed in newspapers and magazines, that doesn't stop over-eager marketers from putting the scanable codes on everything from produce to body parts to burqas. According to comScore, one in five smartphone users have ever scanned a QR code. Brad...
15 More Utterly Appalling QR Code Fails

Facebook Kicks Off Implementation Of QR Codes

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Shared by Jesse Stay This is nothing new. I've seen this tested for months now - Arrington needs to watch the profiles of those Facebook employees he follows ;-) I can’t see this on my own Facebook profile yet, but we’ve gotten a number of tips in our inbox in...
Facebook Kicks Off Implementation Of QR Codes

Make Distinctive QR Codes With QR Hacker

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QR (Quick-Response) codes are those square blocks of black-and-white dots that are popping up everywhere these days. Most of us tend to be on the receiving end of these codes: Manufacturers and advertisers put them into ads, hoping that we will scan them with a smartphone and launch ourselves into...
Make Distinctive QR Codes With QR Hacker

These 13 Brands Totally Dominated The Super Bowl Blackout On Twitter

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While advertisers were surely freaking out during the Super Bowl power outage about the impact the delay would have on their $4 million ad buys, their social media teams were scrambling to craft hilarious Twitter responses at a moment's notice. Oreo got the most attention for its speedy response with...
These 13 Brands Totally Dominated The Super Bowl Blackout On Twitter

Weekend Reading: Mobile Marketing, by Cindy Krum

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One of our favorite new trends here at ReadWriteWeb is the quickly growing field of mobile technology and how we can take more of the Web along with us when we leave our computers. Because of the expanding popularity of smartphones and mobile data use, startups these days need to...
Weekend Reading: Mobile Marketing, by Cindy Krum

How to mute annoying email threads in Gmail

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The Reply All button is a fickle mistress. It's useful for communicating with a group, but it can be often abused, filling your inbox with a chain of inane responses that you just don't need to see. No matter how many times you delete these messages from your inbox,...
How to mute annoying email threads in Gmail

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8 Great Ways To Use QR Codes For Marketing

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QR (Quick Response) codes are an awesome mobile marketing tool, and are now popping up literally everywhere. Some of the methods of using QR codes today make great sense, like on a business card, so people can scan your info instead of having to type it all in. And then...
8 Great Ways To Use QR Codes For Marketing
Amazon reportedly buys Samsung's Liquavista screen tech company, potentially for color Kindle

How Oreo Stole the Super Bowl Spotlight with a Single Tweet

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A quick response from Oreo's social media turned a timely tweet about the power outage into the brand's most successful social media message yet. Sarah Hofstetter, president of 360i, joins digits....
How Oreo Stole the Super Bowl Spotlight with a Single Tweet

Vine could be the next big thing in social video sharing

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As we’ve reported, Twitter has launched its new social video sharing app Vine, and has clear designs on the as-yet elusive “Instagram of video” title. The new app is available now as a free download from the App Store. Vine’s core concept is the creation and sharing of short, six-second...
Vine could be the next big thing in social video sharing

Following Path’s contact fiasco, Instagram silently adds a contact list access prompt

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With Path coming in for some intense criticism last week for uploading a user’s entire contact list without their permission, it appears that Instagram has used its most recent update to safeguard itself and its users by introducing a new privacy prompt when matching friend lists. Path’s friend search didn’t pose much...
Following Path’s contact fiasco, Instagram silently adds a contact list access prompt

Chevrolet Blends Mobile and Desktop Augmented Reality at SXSW

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Everyone has been talking about how this year's SXSW will be the "year of location" as Foursquare and Austin-based Gowalla go head-to-head in a location-based battle royale. Location, however, is not the only emerging technology that will be on display in Austin; American auto maker Chevrolet announced it will be...
Chevrolet Blends Mobile and Desktop Augmented Reality at SXSW

Sorry Brewster, no millions for you. Now, delete my account.

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Yesterday, a new app called Brewster hit iOS to pull together all of your contacts from various services, including your address book, and make them more…usable. Sounded good to me, so I installed it and waited hours for the company to process my contacts. Instead of posting something directly from...
Sorry Brewster, no millions for you. Now, delete my account.

US Postal Service pushes the digital envelope in battle for its future

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Paul Vogel, the USPS's new digital guru, has his work cut out for him in the battle to upend mail delivery into the tech worldPaul Vogel is, in his own words, trying to bring the US Postal Service "from the today world into the tomorrow world".Vogel is the president of...
US Postal Service pushes the digital envelope in battle for its future

Invisible codes to combat fraud

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Quick Response codes, currently limited to the advertising industry, could have a new security role to play, researchers suggest....
Invisible codes to combat fraud

J.Lo Laughs About Divorce On 'Late Show'

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Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony may be getting divorced, but it's looking like one of the most agreeable divorces possible. First of all, while the divorce is still being finalized, the two are working together on a project for Univision, which just scored 2.2 million viewers in its premiere. On...
J.Lo Laughs About Divorce On 'Late Show'
Startup Spotlight: VoloMetrix taps company data to make teams more efficient

ReadWriteWeb Technology DeathWatch: QR Codes

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The ReadWriteWeb DeathWatch has tagged 13 companies against the ropes. But this week we're trying something new, taking a close look at technologies on their way out. First up, the QR Code, a concept that was always more flash than bang. The Basics In 1994, Denso Corporation created the Quick...
ReadWriteWeb Technology DeathWatch: QR Codes

Nokia’s Not Connecting: Fitch Follows Moody’s, Downgrades Nokia to BB+ With A Long-Term Negative Outlook

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Financial fallout from last week’s Q1 earnings from beleaguered handset maker Nokia, which saw the company report declines in sales, profit and much else across the board: Fitch Ratings has once again downgraded the handset maker. Nokia now stands at a BB+ rating from a previous rating of BBB- for...
Nokia’s Not Connecting: Fitch Follows Moody’s, Downgrades Nokia to BB+ With A Long-Term Negative Outlook
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