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Badgeville Gamifies Salesforce Platform Toolkit To Drive Behavior, Increase Use Of Cloud Apps
Hands on with Fitbit's new Flex wristband fitness tracker

Google open-sources the YouTube Party Playlist Picker project

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One of the most interesting releases during the history of Google+ was the playlist integration between Hangouts and YouTube. With it, you’re able to collaboratively create a playlist of videos that you can let run through and save for yourself later. Google has open-sourced this project, and the Party Playlist...
Google open-sources the YouTube Party Playlist Picker project

Stream TV glasses-free 4K 3D eyes-on (video)

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It wouldn't be CES without Stream TV showing off more interesting glasses-free 3D technology and then launching, um, nothing into the wide market. Hopefully that won't happen this time, now that the company has paired with OEM panel-makers Pegatron and Hisense, and is now showing off its technology in...
Stream TV glasses-free 4K 3D eyes-on (video)
Hands on with the new Fitbit One and its dubious upgrades

Face Stealer: Yahoo's Path To Mobile Success Or Just A Weird App From Japan?

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A new app from Yahoo Japan, called Face Stealer, is dastardly in how it has not only morphed my face - but sucked away an afternoon. The free Face Stealer app, which works on iPhone and iPad, describes its mission with blunt honesty: Do you ever want to look like celebrities?...
Face Stealer: Yahoo's Path To Mobile Success Or Just A Weird App From Japan?

Instagram now lets you browse your feed on the web

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Instagram has already made the jump to the web with profile and individual photo pages, but it's fully embraced it today. You can now keep an eye on your entire Instagram feed in your desktop web browser (or mobile browser, for that matter), and make use of most of...
Instagram now lets you browse your feed on the web

CloudUp Is A Fast, Dead-Simple Way To Share And View Files On Any Platform (Without The Folders)

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In today’s world of email, social networks, SMS, chat applications and cloud services, there are plenty of ways to share share a file, folder, photo or video. And as intelligent devices and cloud computing infrastructure proliferate, and processing power and capacity improve, we expect file transfer and sharing to be...
CloudUp Is A Fast, Dead-Simple Way To Share And View Files On Any Platform (Without The Folders)

The People Of Twitter Think NBC’s Olympics Coverage Sucks

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NBC is driving people on the Internet crazy by tape-delaying coverage of the Olympics until primetime. Okay, maybe it’s only driving Henry Blodget crazy, and everyone on Twitter. Well, not everyone on Twitter—68 percent, according to a recent reading I took on Twitter Sentiment. Roughly two thirds of Tweets...
The People Of Twitter Think NBC’s Olympics Coverage Sucks
'24' is back: Fox reviving hit series for 12 episodes in May 2014

"RIP Good Times": Silicon Valley's Cuban Missile Crisis

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Not too long ago, I found myself sitting in the second row of a conference room, anxiously scribbling notes, at what is now known as the “RIP Good Times” presentation. The presentation has become a cultural touchstone of modern-era silicon valley. I am writing this post because I am of...
"RIP Good Times": Silicon Valley's Cuban Missile Crisis
Sneak Peek: Babblr Readies A Real-Time Chat Client For Tumblr

10 realtime and reliable photo search engines

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Thanks to services like Twitter and Instagram, and the global ‘smartphone saturation’ phenomenon, live reporting from big events has never been easier. No longer do we have to rely on professionals to deliver content and images from these events, we have our extended social networks doing this for us. And, because...
10 realtime and reliable photo search engines

Death To The Use Of Death In A Title

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I was asked by the excellent folks at Grind, a co-working space near our offices, to give a talk in their monthly #Rethink breakfast talk series. I am drawn to the idea of a #rethink hashtag. It's a good mental exercise. So I said I would do the talk and...
Death To The Use Of Death In A Title

With $3M In Hand, Gopogo Launches To Let You Create, Share & Discover Geolocated Stories

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With the rise of social networks, people are now sharing more information about themselves online than ever before. Sharing is happening at an unprecedented volume, with some calling it … “The Sharepocalypse”. Social feeds now disseminate content in realtime, but the problem of course is that a lot of this...
With $3M In Hand, Gopogo Launches To Let You Create, Share & Discover Geolocated Stories

Google Docs Gets More Realtime; Adds Google Drawings To The Mix

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Slowly but surely, Google keeps trying to chip away at Microsoft’s core Office productivity suite with Google Docs, its free online word processor, spreadsheet, and presentation software. Today, Google Drawing is being added to the mix and Google Docs and Spreadsheets is getting a major realtime update. Both are...
Google Docs Gets More Realtime; Adds Google Drawings To The Mix

Why Google Pushed Buzz Out The Door Before It Was Ready

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When Google Buzz launched three weeks ago, the product wasn’t ready. There were basic privacy issues that still needed to be hammered out (and were quickly addressed by Google), but beyond that Google Buzz simply did not work smoothly enough to force feed it to 175 million Gmail users...
Why Google Pushed Buzz Out The Door Before It Was Ready

Morgan Stanley Analyst Defends SAP Over 'Inflated' Growth Claims (SAP)

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Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Wood has come to SAP's defense over a flap started yesterday by another Wall Street analyst who criticized the company. Wood called the competitor's research note a "Poor piece of analysis where the only outcome could be that SAP decides to stop disclosing as much in...
Morgan Stanley Analyst Defends SAP Over 'Inflated' Growth Claims (SAP)

Zuckerberg: “We Are Building A Web Where The Default Is Social”

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Today at Facebook’s F8 conference), Mark Zuckerberg laid out his plan to turn the Web into “instantly social experiences.” The building blocks to this super-social Web are Facebook’s new Open Graph and Social Plugins, which include new “like” buttons everywhere on sites outside Facebook.com, auto-login capabilities for those sites...
Zuckerberg: “We Are Building A Web Where The Default Is Social”

We're live from E3 2013 in Los Angeles!

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The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) officially kicks off on Tuesday morning, but press attendees have packed schedules starting bright and early tomorrow AM. Microsoft's kicking things off with its briefing, which promises new Xbox One details and a major focus on games. Sony, meanwhile, is officially unveiling its new...
We're live from E3 2013 in Los Angeles!

These eleven companies relocated to San Antonio to join the first TechStars Cloud

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I’m here in San Antonio, Texas for the first ever TechStars Cloud Demo Day, and the action, along with the weather, is definitely heating up. This is the first ever “Cloud” version of TechStars, which was started as an incubator and mentoring project in Boulder, Colorado. Eleven teams from all...
These eleven companies relocated to San Antonio to join the first TechStars Cloud

Display Ads: Now, Less Crappy! Flite Launches New Platform and App Store for Ads

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It’s safe to say that the flat, static web pages of Web 2.0 are dead and The Stream–the live feeds, the real-time content and the data flows we see on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn–is where it’s at. The Stream is not, however, where ads are at. Social media marketing can...
Display Ads: Now, Less Crappy! Flite Launches New Platform and App Store for Ads

Learn To Code, Get A Job: Treehouse Offers Free Courses To 2,500 College Students

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Treehouse launched last November with an admirable (or terrifying) goal: To teach the world how to design and develop for the Web, iOS and now Android. Essentially the lovechild of Lynda.com and Codeacademy, Treehouse is building an educational platform that employs video, quizzes and a little gamification to help aspiring...
Learn To Code, Get A Job: Treehouse Offers Free Courses To 2,500 College Students

Instagram Launches A Web Feed So You Can View Friends' Photos Online, Not Just On Your Phone

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But don't hold your breath: Web photo uploads aren't coming. Instagram has just launched a new desktop feature that lets you see all your friends' photos online the same way you see them on your phone. The feature is one Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom says the company has "been...
Instagram Launches A Web Feed So You Can View Friends' Photos Online, Not Just On Your Phone

Dropmark brings dead simple collaboration into the cloud [invites]

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Every once in a while, there’s an app or product that comes out and blows everybody’s minds. Not long ago, Dropbox opened our eyes to how simple sharing and storing files in the cloud can be. Oak, a design studio based out of Brooklyn, NY, has been quietly working away...
Dropmark brings dead simple collaboration into the cloud [invites]

Here Come The Tweets: Gnip Offers Access to Full Twitter Archive (For a Price)

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Twitter is largely credited with the rise of the “interest graph,” the name for the network of various and sundry things we as humans like to do, and the ways in which those interests connect us to one another. Each tweet brings more insight as to what we’re thinking, what...
Here Come The Tweets: Gnip Offers Access to Full Twitter Archive (For a Price)

Spire.io: A New Platform For Serverless Apps That Work On Web & Mobile

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What do you do when you’re a consumer apps company with apps that never hit the big-time, but whose development forced you to solve the same problems over and over again? Well, if you’re Border Stylo (makers of Glass, Retrollect, and Trivia Together), you turn your knowledge of developers’ needs...
Spire.io: A New Platform For Serverless Apps That Work On Web & Mobile
Google Brings More Real-Time Coverage, Google+ Comments To Google News

Push notification and the Beginner’s Mind

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Push notification and the fabric it creates are about what comes next. Not what we know, but what we’re about to know. The next step, the one we’re about to take, the moment when the foot is in the air and hasn’t yet figured out exactly where to land. It’s...
Push notification and the Beginner’s Mind

Tech Week in Review 3-26-2010

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YouTube Realtime Axed Remember YouTube’s collaborative realtime toolbar? Probably not. I remember getting invited into the testing for it, but it was never interesting. The problem I found with it was nobody was ever on at the same time as me, so I could never take advantage of the features....
Tech Week in Review 3-26-2010
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?