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Apple's iPad driving e-commerce as market shifts from desktop-based purchases

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A new study claims the rapid rise of tablet computing is not only driving e-commerce, but is changing the market's landscape, prompting many traditional retailers to respond by revamping their online storefronts to accommodate devices like Apple's iPad....
Apple's iPad driving e-commerce as market shifts from desktop-based purchases

Bitcoin currency value reaches record high of $147 before plunging down

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Interest in digital coin system spikes dramatically after banking crisis in Cyprus, nearly tripling in value since last monthThe value of individual Bitcoins has hit a record high of almost $147 as interest in the cryptographic currency, which has no central issuing bank, has exploded.Though the value fell back later...
Bitcoin currency value reaches record high of $147 before plunging down

Why Verizon is killing DSL & cheap broadband

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The slow death of DSL will cause the rapid rise of expensive broadband for underserved areas if Verizon’s Fusion home broadband service is any indication. Verizon on Tuesday launched its long-planned home broadband service powered by its LTE wireless network — trading slow in-ground copper for expensive airwaves on its...
Why Verizon is killing DSL & cheap broadband

Lenovo tipped to become no.1 PC maker this year

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Lenovo is tipped to take the no.1 PC maker crown from HP sometime this year, reports Reuters. It was only as recently as September 2011 that the Chinese manufacturer moved into the number three spot, relegating Acer to the number four spot. If it does overtake HP, it will become...
Lenovo tipped to become no.1 PC maker this year

Zynga Makes A Bigger Play For Arcade-Style Games With Bubble Safari

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Zynga is taking yet another step away from its long line of casual sim “-Ville” games today with the launch of Bubble Safari. It’s a arcade game where a monkey named “Bubbles” has to shoot down pieces of fruit hanging above him to save his friends from poachers. If he...
Zynga Makes A Bigger Play For Arcade-Style Games With Bubble Safari

Draw Something becomes an iPhone and Android games phenomenon

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30m downloads later, OMGPOP's social drawing game sparks Zynga acquisition rumoursUS firm OMGPOP is the latest independent developer to spark a mobile gaming craze, with its Draw Something social game racing to more than 30m downloads on iOS and Android just six weeks after its release.The game takes its inspiration...
Draw Something becomes an iPhone and Android games phenomenon

Attention politicians: For every ‘prison-wage’ job shipped to Shenzhen, the App Economy has created a healthy job in the US

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American politicians are in a hullabaloo over the 500,000 Foxconn prison-wage jobs in China that they claim could be stationed in the United States, but no one seems to pay attention to the booming “App Economy” that created roughly the same amount of decent jobs stateside. Both sides of...
Attention politicians: For every ‘prison-wage’ job shipped to Shenzhen, the App Economy has created a healthy job in the US

RT @tomforemski: Altimeter Analysts' Rapid Rise To Top 20 Most Quoted http://bit.ly/b9nEgP

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RT @tomforemski: Altimeter Analysts' Rapid Rise To Top 20 Most Quoted http://bit.ly/b9nEgP

The irresistible rise of Will Lewis, News Corp's clean-up campaigner

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You have to hand it to Will Lewis, the guy has a knack of being in the right place at just the right time.Then again, as he would undoubtedly say, getting into the right place at the right time is a skill in itself.Similarly, he has had penchant for making...
The irresistible rise of Will Lewis, News Corp's clean-up campaigner

Facebook ‘Missed Irish Data Protection Deadline’, Says Consumer Group. Facebook Objects

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As Facebook has continued its rapid rise, one thing it has not been able to shake off are questions over how it deals with user data and privacy. That issue is getting revisited again today in Europe, where a consumer rights group says that Facebook has missed a deadline, set...
Facebook ‘Missed Irish Data Protection Deadline’, Says Consumer Group. Facebook Objects
Your car, tracked: the rapid rise of license plate readers
Crowdsavings.com continues to daily deals slog

SnipSnap: How a Newspaper Vet Aims to Remake Paper Coupons For the Mobile Era

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It all started with a pack of diapers. Ted Mann, then a regional digital director for Gannett and a new dad, was waiting in line to pay for diapers when he realized he hadn't brought the coupons. Like so many coupons clipped from the local paper, they sat in what Mann...
SnipSnap: How a Newspaper Vet Aims to Remake Paper Coupons For the Mobile Era

Cloud Communications And The Future of Marketing In The Post-PC World

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Editor’s note: Dan Kaplan does Product Marketing for Twilio, which is hosting a conference on cloud communications in October. Follow him on Twitter @dankaplan. If you are a marketer who has spent the last 10 years mastering the art of capturing and converting customers on the desktop web, the rapid rise...
Cloud Communications And The Future of Marketing In The Post-PC World

Rapid Rise in Seed Prices Draws U.S. Scrutiny - NYTimes.com #monsanto

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Rapid Rise in Seed Prices Draws U.S. Scrutiny - NYTimes.com #monsanto

How Cloud Computing Changes Enterprise IT Economics

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The rapid rise of cloud computing means corporate IT may no longer be the cheapest purveyor of application hosting, infrastructure, storage and other services. The sooner IT leaders come to terms with this, the better....
How Cloud Computing Changes Enterprise IT Economics

RIM's BlackBerry challenge: the people who are staying - and who have

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With the launch of its new BB10 software and handsets just hours away, we look at the stories of six people - two who are sticking with BlackBerry, one who plans to leave and three who have already goneThe principal story of the BlackBerry has been of a rapid rise...
RIM's BlackBerry challenge: the people who are staying - and who have
ProfitVille: Zynga can turn things around, but it must stop eating itself alive
Experts pour cold water on claim that Cyprus crisis caused Bitcoin boom

Social Analytics Heats Up: Socialbakers Raises $6M From Index And Earlybird To Expand Its Big Brand-Focused Monitoring Service

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Social analytics firm Socialbakers – the social media monitoring startup that counts Fortune 500 companies like McDonald’s, Nestle, LVMH and Vodafone as clients — has raised $6 million to continue building out its business. The Series B round was led by Index Ventures, and also included participation from existing investor Earlybird Venture...
Social Analytics Heats Up: Socialbakers Raises $6M From Index And Earlybird To Expand Its Big Brand-Focused Monitoring Service

Why Microsoft must become Apple and Google

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The winds of change are a-blowin' through the PC industry, and those winds have left Microsoft clutching at its market share and searching for relevance. Windows 8 is Microsoft's first major effort to weather the tempest, but no operating system alone is enough. True salvation lies in adopting the strategies...
Why Microsoft must become Apple and Google

As traditional PC sales and chipmakers slump, ARM rakes in the cash

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ARM Holdings—the British semiconductor design company that has made all of our gadgets more energy-efficient—has just announced that yes, it’s done quite well for itself in the first quarter of 2013. The Cambridge-based company makes its money largely from licensing its intellectual property to other chipmakers. According to new...
As traditional PC sales and chipmakers slump, ARM rakes in the cash

Samsung: Olympic smartphone firm aims for big global wins

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South Korean company racing ahead of controversies to extend reach beyond iPad chips to biotech drugsWhere you find a company's name can be telling. Samsung was once ubiquitous on rather battered airport trolleys. Now it is found on Chelsea shirts and plastered all over the Olympics.The English translation of Samsung...
Samsung: Olympic smartphone firm aims for big global wins

Why Verizon Is Killing DSL And Cheap Broadband

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The slow death of DSL will cause the rapid rise of expensive broadband for underserved areas if Verizon’s Fusion home broadband service is any indication. Verizon on Tuesday launched its long-planned home broadband service powered by its LTE wireless network — trading slow in-ground copper for expensive airwaves on...
Why Verizon Is Killing DSL And Cheap Broadband

The iOS and Android Two-Horse Race: A Deeper Look into Market Share

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Over the past four years, Apple's iOS and Google's Android have been locked into a two horse race for mobile OS ownership. In the past year, there has been a lot of focus on the rise of Android and its lead in device market share. More recently, many analysts started...
The iOS and Android Two-Horse Race: A Deeper Look into Market Share

DATA: Apple's Ads For Siri May Be More Useful Than The App Itself

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Apple's new Siri campaign featuring Samuel L. Jackson and Zooey Deschanel is proving to be highly effective amongst young adults, even though the buzz on Siri among those same adults is that the robotic voice app isn't that useful. According to data from YouGov's Brand Index, amongst 18- to 34-year-olds...
DATA: Apple's Ads For Siri May Be More Useful Than The App Itself

Pinterest reportedly in talks to raise new round of funding with a $2.5b valuation

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The popular online bookmarking and scrapbooking service Pinterest is reportedly in talks with investors to raise a new round of funding. According to The Wall Street Journal, sources have told it that the potential round has the company valued at between $2 billion and $2.5 billion. Pinterest has raised $138...
Pinterest reportedly in talks to raise new round of funding with a $2.5b valuation

Snapchat Accounts For More Photo Shares Than Instagram As Pic Sharing Set To Double In 2013

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Photo uploading and sharing is growing at an incredible pace, according to data shared by KPCB’s Mary Meeker in the Internet Trends report she presented on stage at D11 today. Well over 500 million photos are shared per day on average so far in 2013, the report estimates, which is...
Snapchat Accounts For More Photo Shares Than Instagram As Pic Sharing Set To Double In 2013

14 Essential iPhone Apps for Small Business Users

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This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business.Apple’s iPhone wasn’t originally conceived as a business-focused device; however, the advent of the App Store and the rapid rise in usage and adoption has really...
14 Essential iPhone Apps for Small Business Users

With Its $9 M. Series A, Percolate Might Become the Next Buddy Media By Turning Brands Into Microbloggers

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Mr. Gross Smart pivots can pay off handsomely. Earlier this week, Percolate, a fast-growing New York City-based startup that helps brands curate content, announced a sizable Series A led by GGV Capital, the same Silicon Valley VC firm that backed Buddy Media, which was acquired by Salesforce for a eye-popping $698 million. Existing...
With Its $9 M. Series A, Percolate Might Become the Next Buddy Media By Turning Brands Into Microbloggers
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