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Microsoft reveals it has 'some say' and influence over Nokia's Lumia designs

Streamlining its brand, Jingdong's 360buy.com renames to JD.com

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China’s Jingdong announced today that, in order to streamline its brand, it is renaming the B2C e-commerce site 360buy.com to JD.com. 360buy’s focus has been on communication, computers and consumer electronics. It boasts around 80 million registered users. The move is not so much a restructuring as it is perhaps...
Streamlining its brand, Jingdong's 360buy.com renames to JD.com

As Geoloqi gets acquired by ESRI, founder Amber Case talks about future of geo-location

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Geo-location just got a bit more more interesting. Geoloqi, a platform that helps developers leverage location in their applications, has been acquired by GIS service, ESRI for an undisclosed sum. While the Portland-based company will be a part of ESRI, its founder, Amber Case, tells us that everything, including products,...
As Geoloqi gets acquired by ESRI, founder Amber Case talks about future of geo-location

Facebook prompts users to buy their Valentine a gift, offers limited-time $1 gifts

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Facebook is promoting its Gifts product at the top of News Feed today, encouraging users to buy their friends or significant other a real gift through its service. The social network also tested a number of $1 gifts for users to send as Valentines. Users who are listed in a...
Facebook prompts users to buy their Valentine a gift, offers limited-time $1 gifts

Why Does Everyone Hate The New Apple "Genius" Ads? They're Awesome!

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Everyone thinks the new Apple "genius" ads are "dreadful," BI's Jay Yarow reported this morning. (Everyone, that is, except for Jay, who thinks they're "fine.") Well, I watched all three of the ads, expecting to be appalled. (Apple's Siri ads are indeed appalling--not because there's anything wrong with the ads...because...
Why Does Everyone Hate The New Apple "Genius" Ads? They're Awesome!

6waves is bringing Ravenwood Fair to mobile

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6waves is taking its Facebook hit Ravenwood Fair to mobile. The game quietly appeared in the Canadian iTunes App Store last week, when it was soft-launched on June 29. Although the game’s App Store listing credits Ravenwood Fair Mobile to 6waves alone, the game was actually developed by New York-based...
6waves is bringing Ravenwood Fair to mobile

'My iPhone 5 loves me,' Nathan Fillion tells Conan

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The former Firefly star talks to Conan O'Brien about his relationship with his new iPhone. [Read more]...
'My iPhone 5 loves me,' Nathan Fillion tells Conan

Google Play Flaw Gives App Developers Purchaser's Information

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Google, being the undisputed search engine king, is no stranger to concerns over the privacy of its users. Everything from odd fears over their privacy policy to the images on Google maps has been hurled at them, with most of the intelligent analysis of said concerns amounting to indifferent shoulder...
Google Play Flaw Gives App Developers Purchaser's Information

Designer David Kelley discusses close friend and collaborator Steve Jobs in CBS interview

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In a one-on-one interview with '60 Minutes,' founder of global product design firm IDEO David Kelley discusses a number of high-profile projects including a Apple's first mouse, as well as his relationship with Steve Jobs....
Designer David Kelley discusses close friend and collaborator Steve Jobs in CBS interview

Relationship Reconciliation: GM Comes Back To Facebook Ads After Messy Breakup

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Just 11 months ago GM made the an awkward decision to step away from Facebook ads in an overly public split. As Facebook was readying itself for the ball (IPO), GM  not only stood up the social network, but they publicly humiliated them saying that the ads didn’t work. Guess...
Relationship Reconciliation: GM Comes Back To Facebook Ads After Messy Breakup

TNW's Daily Dose: Facebook and Instagram sharing data, 'Xbox TV' report and more

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Facebook is said to be changing its relationship with Instagram, Microsoft is reportedly launching an ‘Xbox TV’ set-top box, and YouTube comes to the Nintendo Wii U. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Make...
TNW's Daily Dose: Facebook and Instagram sharing data, 'Xbox TV' report and more

Apple-Samsung judge considers possible juror misconduct

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The judge who presided over the patent litigation between Apple and Samsung Electronics said she will consider Samsung's concern that the foreman of the jury had concealed relevant information. A jury in California decided in August that the South Korean company must pay Apple US$1.05 billion for infringing several...
Apple-Samsung judge considers possible juror misconduct

MasterCard denies BitCoin card rumors, BitInstant says it's still on track

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Well, BitInstant is insistent that it will launch a BitCoin debit card, but MasterCard is claiming it will not be part of the plans. After a mock up of the plastic made the rounds featuring the company's logo, the financial powerhouse felt it necessary to reach out to us,...
MasterCard denies BitCoin card rumors, BitInstant says it's still on track

The PC Industry Is Digging Its Own Grave

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The PC Industry Is Digging Its Own Grave: Roger Kay for Forbes: With Windows 8, Microsoft entirely screwed the pooch. A badly conceived OS, designed to compete with Apple's iOS and yet remain a traditional PC, did neither. It only confused and repelled users. Windows 7, a decent replacement for...
The PC Industry Is Digging Its Own Grave

Feature Friday: What's The Atomic Unit Of Your Product/Service?

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This isn't exactly about a feature. Features are the verbs of a web/mobile product. Objects are the nouns. And one thing I always like to think about is what is the most fundamental object of all in your service. I like to call this the "atomic unit." Here are some...
Feature Friday: What's The Atomic Unit Of Your Product/Service?

Java Trial Judge Slaps Google Over Disclosure Order

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The judge hearing the still-not-quite complete lawsuit between Oracle and Google over Java slapped Google today for not complying with an order to disclose any financial relationships it may have with bloggers and journalists who wrote about the case. “In the Court’s view, Google has failed to comply with the...
Java Trial Judge Slaps Google Over Disclosure Order

Samsung buys five percent stake in stylus-maker Wacom, strikes manufacturing deal

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You don't have to look much further than the millions of Galaxy Notes sold to realize that Samsung is serious about the stylus, but the company's now made that commitment clearer than ever by buying a piece of Wacom. It's not the biggest of investments for a company of...
Samsung buys five percent stake in stylus-maker Wacom, strikes manufacturing deal

Microsoft's Loan to Dell Further Complicates Relationship with PC Makers

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Microsoft’s already complicated relationship with the PC industry just got considerably more so. For most of the 30-year history of Windows, Microsoft made the software and the computer makers built the PCs and that was that. But the world is changing. And quickly. Finally responding to the challenge post by...
Microsoft's Loan to Dell Further Complicates Relationship with PC Makers

Twitter Settles With PeopleBrowsr, Gives The Company Firehose Access Until The End Of The Year

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The saga of PeopleBrowsr vs. Twitter appears to have come to a close, AllThingsD reports. Last November, PeopleBrowsr took Twitter to court after the company had informed them that they’d be losing access to its full firehose of data. This was a move happening with nearly all third-party developers, but...
Twitter Settles With PeopleBrowsr, Gives The Company Firehose Access Until The End Of The Year

Tiger Woods Takes To Facebook To Make A Big Announcement

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Golf? No. He just wanted to confirm the rumors that he's dating Lindsey Vonn. In what may be the most-read Facebook post ever, (the hopefully formerly) philandering golfer Tiger Woods announced today that he is dating Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn. The post, which confirms rumors that have been swirling...
Tiger Woods Takes To Facebook To Make A Big Announcement
Facebook redesigns Friendship Pages with Timeline in mind

Kenneth And Ben Lerer Talk Good Design, Strong Politics, And Mixing Work And Family [TCTV]

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For some of us, hanging out with our parents is something best relegated to off-work hours and holidays. But Kenneth Lerer and Ben Lerer have had some big successes working together at Lerer Ventures, the New York City venture capital firm whose portfolio includes BuzzFeed, Warby Parker, Everlane, FancyHands,...
Kenneth And Ben Lerer Talk Good Design, Strong Politics, And Mixing Work And Family [TCTV]

Tim Cook Talks Up Apple Software And Services: "We Are Not A Hardware Company"

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Once upon a time, Apple was a hardware company that also maintained a software and media ecosystem since it helped drive purchases of Macs, iPods and more. But over the years, the software and services side of the business has become increasingly important, and CEO Tim Cook even went so...
Tim Cook Talks Up Apple Software And Services: "We Are Not A Hardware Company"

The FTC's Guide To Peddling Bogus Diet Pills On Twitter

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The last time the Federal Trade Commission issued a primer on online ads it was 2000. Things were different back then. So, time for an update. Which is pretty straightforward. Just like it did in the dial-up era, the FTC would like you not to lie when you sell stuff. If...
The FTC's Guide To Peddling Bogus Diet Pills On Twitter

SOL Republic's Tracks HD headphones - funky, great sound...and indestructible?

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I don’t know about you, but I’ve got a bit of a love-hate relationship going on with headphones. I love them insofar as I need them. I have three pairs, as it happens – one rather chunky set of over-ear headphones for home, which cost me around £30 ($50), I...
SOL Republic's Tracks HD headphones - funky, great sound...and indestructible?

Apple Retail Stores Seeing Significant Layoffs of Recent Hires?

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Over the past couple of weeks, we've been receiving reports that Apple has been laying off a number of recently-hired staff members at its retail stores. Most of the reports have been coming from Apple retail employees in the United Kingdom, but several of these reports claim that similar actions...
Apple Retail Stores Seeing Significant Layoffs of Recent Hires?

Moving From Static To Dynamic: Building Relationship-First Email Creative

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In the past, when email marketers noticed a drop in audience engagement, they would increase the volume of email sends, trying to win the attention deficit game by increasing frequency. But this strategy just doesn’t work anymore. With the increased usage of mobile devices, smart phones and... Please visit Marketing Land for...
Moving From Static To Dynamic: Building Relationship-First Email Creative

Eric Schmidt Has Seen Motorola's Next Android Phones And Says They're 'Phenomenal' (GOOG)

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Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said today that Motorola's next generation of smartphones are in the pipeline and that they're pretty good. Speaking at AllThingsD's mobile conference, Schmidt touched on Google's relationship with Motorola and the next line of Android devices coming from the handset maker. "There's a new generation...
Eric Schmidt Has Seen Motorola's Next Android Phones And Says They're 'Phenomenal' (GOOG)

Looking A Valentine's Gift With A Literary Touch? Coliloquy Is Offering Personalized Erotica

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You’ve only got four days left until Valentine’s Day, and if you’re scrambling for gift ideas, e-book startup Coliloquy has an unusual promotion. Be warned, though: It is, in the words of co-founder and CEO Lisa Rutherford, “very explicit and very dirty.” That’s right, Coliloquy is offering free, personalized erotic...
Looking A Valentine's Gift With A Literary Touch? Coliloquy Is Offering Personalized Erotica

Cofounderly Is A Couples App For Founders. Yes, Really.

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You’ve probably heard plenty of comparisons between founding a startup with someone and being in a relationship (heck, there’s even a service called FounderDating). Well, TheIceBreak has taken those comparisons to heart with a new iPhone app called Cofounderly. When I describe this as a couples app for co-founders, I...
Cofounderly Is A Couples App For Founders. Yes, Really.
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