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14,000 students participate in Microsoft's WOWZAPP global hackathon

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Microsoft opened registrations for its WOWZAPP 2012 global hackathon three weeks ago, an event designed to encourage students and developers to collaborate and create apps for Windows 8. This hackathon weekend kicks off today, in more than 100 locations on five continents, and Microsoft has confirmed that 14,000 people are...
14,000 students participate in Microsoft's WOWZAPP global hackathon

Valve stays true to its word, opens Steam Linux beta seeking 1000 "experienced Linux users"

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Valve has a treat for some Linux gamers today after it began opening registrations for its Steam client on the open-source platform, staying true to its word that it would launch its gaming platform in beta before the end of October. In September, Valve confirmed that the external beta would include...
Valve stays true to its word, opens Steam Linux beta seeking 1000 "experienced Linux users"

Pirate Bay Finds Safe Haven in Iceland, Switches to .IS Domain

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It has been a busy month for The Pirate Bay’s IT department thus far, with the site skipping from domain to domain. Two weeks ago the notorious BitTorrent site traded in its .SE domain for the Greenland-based .GL TLD. The Pirate Bay took this decision because they feared that Swedish...
Pirate Bay Finds Safe Haven in Iceland, Switches to .IS Domain
FreedomPop begins public beta: 500MB of free WiMAX today, five years of Sprint LTE later

Best Of The Trademark Bullies: Village Voice Sues Yelp Over 'Best Of' Lists

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The latest in a long series of stupid trademark bullying lawsuits comes to us courtesy of The Village Voice (who should know better than to file bogus lawsuits). The Voice is suing Yelp for trademark infringement. The Village Voice somehow convinced the USPTO that it deserved a trademark on the...
Best Of The Trademark Bullies: Village Voice Sues Yelp Over 'Best Of' Lists
Rocket caught copying Fab code in Nigerian push
Asus opens up registrations for Transformer Prime GPS dongle

Chinese banks tell Proview: Your iPad trademarks belong to us

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If you thought Apple’s iPad trademark case in China couldn’t get any weirder, today the story has taken another surprising turn after debt-ridden Taiwanese technology company (and Chinese iPad trademark holder) Proview was told by its creditors that they hold the rights the company’s trademarks. The Wall Street Journal reports...
Chinese banks tell Proview: Your iPad trademarks belong to us

Skillz rides skill-based real money gaming to pass 1M downloads in its first two weeks

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Betting is nearly as old as human civilization itself, as demonstrated by writings and artifacts found in ancient tombs and other archaeological sites. It’s not surprising then, that with the emergence of casual social and mobile gaming, players have gravitated toward putting money on the line wherever possible. Capitalizing on...
Skillz rides skill-based real money gaming to pass 1M downloads in its first two weeks

Social discovery service bitly raises $15M round led by Khosla Ventures

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Known to most for its link shortening service, bitly has raised another $15 million aimed at changing that perception. Bitly, a betaworks company, wants to be the “primary online service for sharing and discovering interesting content.” The new round, led by Khosla Ventures’ Vinod Khosla, was announced Tuesday with existing...
Social discovery service bitly raises $15M round led by Khosla Ventures

iPhone App Downloads Tanked In March In The U.S. (AAPL)

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Apple's App Store appears to have had a bad March. The number of daily iPhone app downloads in the U.S. dropped by a whopping 30% in March to 4.45 million from 6.35 million the month before, according to new data from Fiksu, a mobile marketing platform that tracks app downloads....
iPhone App Downloads Tanked In March In The U.S. (AAPL)

Tickets for Google's I/O developer conference sold out in less than an hour

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Hey did you hear? Google opened up registrations for its I/O developer conference earlier today. Were you interested in getting tickets? Sorry, they’re already sold out. A cousin of a solid source close to people familiar with the matter informed us that the conference tickets were gone in between 48...
Tickets for Google's I/O developer conference sold out in less than an hour
Microsoft buys up Smart Glass domain names after app rumors break
Microsoft's BUILD 2012 developer event sells out in less than an hour
California organ donor registry sees 800 percent spike in registrations, attributes it to new Facebook feature

iOS App Downloads & Marketing Costs Hit Record High In December

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Mobile app marketing company Fiksu just released new data revealing the impact the holiday season had on iOS app downloads and user acquisition costs. According to the company’s App Store Competitive Index, a measurement of the average aggregate download volume of the top 200 free U.S. applications, December saw 6.04 million daily...
iOS App Downloads & Marketing Costs Hit Record High In December

Samsung offers free flip covers and TecTiles for GS III and Note II device registrations

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If you just received a Galaxy S III or a Note II this holiday season, you could do yourself a favor and register it on Samsung's Facebook page to get even more goodies from Santa Sammy. What do you get in exchange for handing over some personal details and...
Samsung offers free flip covers and TecTiles for GS III and Note II device registrations

Microsoft's BUILD 2012 developer conference is now open for registrations

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Microsoft revealed full details of its annual BUILD developer conference a couple of weeks back, with the 2012 event running from October 30 – November 2 at its campus in Redmond, Washington. If you’re keen to attend and can stomach the $1595 fee (rising to $2095 if you’re not an...
Microsoft's BUILD 2012 developer conference is now open for registrations

SOCIAL MEDIA INSIGHTS: The End Of Google Reader Sends Bloggers Back To The Drawing Board

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Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post. Blogging: How To Attract And Retain An Audience (Heidi Cohen)Recently bloggers...
SOCIAL MEDIA INSIGHTS: The End Of Google Reader Sends Bloggers Back To The Drawing Board

Pandora Ships Its Biggest Android Update Yet With A Redesign, Music Exploration Features And More

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Pandora has been fairly open about the fact that mobile is a major focus for the music streaming company. More than 70% of listening on Pandora takes place on a mobile device—33 million hours of songs are played in a single day on Pandora, and 23 of those hours take...
Pandora Ships Its Biggest Android Update Yet With A Redesign, Music Exploration Features And More
RIM extends free PlayBook offer for Android developers

Did Apple's Claims Over Rectangles And Corners Lead To 'The First Smartphone Designed Entirely By Lawyers'?

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Android blogger Ron Amadeo has a great post over at Android Police where he tries to explain the design of the new Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone, which many people have deemed pretty hideous. In his opinion, it all comes down to legal tiptoeing. As you may recall, last year Apple...
Did Apple's Claims Over Rectangles And Corners Lead To 'The First Smartphone Designed Entirely By Lawyers'?

Healthy numbers: Facebook says fitness apps such as RunKeeper and Nike+ are thriving off Open Graph

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Last September at its annual F8 Conference, Facebook unveiled a new version of its Open Graph. Based around the notion that different actions have different meanings, Facebook opened the door to a slew of media apps, with a focus on frictionless, serendipitous, real-time sharing. This was subsequently opened to any...
Healthy numbers: Facebook says fitness apps such as RunKeeper and Nike+ are thriving off Open Graph

GeekWire Summer Bash: Last chance for ping-pong and foosball

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We’re gearing up for the big GeekWire Summer Bash next week at the Showbox SODO, and preparing to finalize the brackets for the ping-pong and foosball tournaments taking place during the event. It’s shaping up to be an epic competition, with representatives of dozens of companies going head-to-head for bragging...
GeekWire Summer Bash: Last chance for ping-pong and foosball
California launches online voting registration, sees surge in applicants

Determine The True Value Of Your B2B Search Marketing Program

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B2B marketers, if you’re measuring and evaluating “conversions” only — such as white paper downloads, webinar registrations, or contact forms — you are likely not seeing the big picture in terms of true return on your search marketing investment. Today, savvy business marketers are... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
Determine The True Value Of Your B2B Search Marketing Program

Mobile app downloads surged 33 percent after iPhone 5 launch

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The iPhone 5 was good for the app economy. Mobile app marketer Fiksu said that mobile app downloads surged 33 percent in October after the Sept. 21 arrival of the Apple iPhone 5. Users began organically searching for new apps, and that help drive down mobile marketing costs in...
Mobile app downloads surged 33 percent after iPhone 5 launch
Hit app schoolFeed get snapped up by Classmates.com conglomerate

Pluralis Takes A Crowdsourced Approach To Improving Your Landing Pages

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A startup called Pluralis is taking a 99 Designs-style approach to solving a fairly specific problem — improving the conversion rate on landing pages. Normally, if a business has a landing page that it thinks could be driving more user registrations (or purchases, or whatever they’re aiming for), then it has...
Pluralis Takes A Crowdsourced Approach To Improving Your Landing Pages

After Three Years, Visual Voicemail Service YouMail Calls It Quits On BlackBerry

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Freemium visual voicemail service YouMail never forgot their roots — then they first launched in late 2007 with the mission of making visual voicemail available to the masses, they soon focused their attention on what was then the market-leading smartphone platform: BlackBerry. I don’t need to tell you that RIM’s...
After Three Years, Visual Voicemail Service YouMail Calls It Quits On BlackBerry
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