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Free Get Satisfaction is back: moderation, Hootsuite, other features added to make it useful for SMBs

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Customer service platform, Get Satisfaction, has revived its long-hidden free product, sprucing it up and adding some new features to it to make, what it hopes it will be, a useful and accessible product for small- to medium-sized businesses. Although a free plan had long been available, today’s announcement brings...
Free Get Satisfaction is back: moderation, Hootsuite, other features added to make it useful for SMBs

CHART OF THE DAY: Google Is Spending Billions On Data Centers

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Google is under attack from a lot of different directions. Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks are collecting data about users and their relationships that Google doesn't have. The smartphone explosion means that more people are getting info from apps, which could drive them away from Google's Web services....
CHART OF THE DAY: Google Is Spending Billions On Data Centers

Penguin ends OverDrive e-library deal due to Amazon link

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Penguin's recent decision to pull its e-books and digital audiobooks from libraries is because it didn't have permission to distribute the borrowed books by forwarding users to Amazon, INFOdocket said. OverDrive only had relationships in place with publishers, who can store and serve library end users' e-books. It doesn't have...
Penguin ends OverDrive e-library deal due to Amazon link

Google Is Buying Online Chat Company, Meebo

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Google is buying online chat client, Meebo. Meebo just posted the news on its blog: We are happy to announce that Meebo has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Google! For more than seven years we’ve been helping publishers find deeper relationships with their users and to make...
Google Is Buying Online Chat Company, Meebo

LinkedIn Contacts looks to boost relationships

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Keep track of professional contacts with LinkedIn's new app, hide from Facebook's green dots, and doodle in new ways with Draw Something 2. [Read more]...
LinkedIn Contacts looks to boost relationships

Google Shows Off Its Latest "Baby Steps" Toward Becoming the Star Trek Computer

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On Wednesday, Google announced new natural-language voice search on iOS, new, touch-friendly Web interfaces for its answers, and an ambitious, voluntary experiment to bring your Gmail messages into search results. Google wants to be like the Star Trek computer when it grows up, letting us ask questions naturally about anything...
Google Shows Off Its Latest "Baby Steps" Toward Becoming the Star Trek Computer

Twitter Forces Facebook To Open Up Beyond “Friends”

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At Facebook’s developer conference (f8) next month, the company is expected to announce a number of services that continue the opening of the platform as well as expanding access to disconnected user data. Soon enough you will be able to more easily access the public information being posted by users...
Twitter Forces Facebook To Open Up Beyond “Friends”

Obvious Co. partner Lift releasing iPhone app to ‘achieve any goal’

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The Obvious Co.-backed company Lift has announced plans to launch an iPhone app that is a ‘simple, positive way to achieve any goal. The app, which is designed to help people achieve ‘any goal’ will be released in August. Back in August of last year Obvious Co. partners Biz Stone, Evan...
Obvious Co. partner Lift releasing iPhone app to ‘achieve any goal’

The Different Ways I Communicate

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Sometimes, I go on Twitter to share information. I push some of it through my @chrisbrogan account. I have a more “pure” feed at @broganmedia. Other times, I go on Twitter to connect with people and build/strengthen relationships. I go on there to read what they’re saying. I spend...
The Different Ways I Communicate

Apple squared, (four)squared

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I was down in Soho last week, visiting (of course) the new Manhattan REI store. After the shopping spree, I pulled out my iPhone and found a dinner recommendation on Explore: five of my friends had eaten at La Esquina, several of them more than once. Bingo. I go and...
Apple squared, (four)squared
Tableau Updates Its Data Visualization Software And Unfortunately It's Their Biggest Product News Of The Year

NYT: Barnes & Noble may be moving away from Nook hardware

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Barnes & Noble's hardware division hasn't exactly been glowing recently, and if one New York Times source is to be believed, it'll take more than cute (and charitable) rhymes to keep investors happy. According to the NYT source, company executives want to shift from making Barnes & Noble branded...
NYT: Barnes & Noble may be moving away from Nook hardware

'The Walking Dead' Gets Series Pick-Up

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'The Walking Dead' will be getting a full season of episodes on AMC and not just the pilot that was we mentioned a couple of months ago . The show is about a post-apocalyptic zombie world and follows a set of survivors trying to find a safe place to live....
'The Walking Dead' Gets Series Pick-Up

Flipboard CEO Steps To Defend Ellen Pao — And Kleiner Perkins

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Ellen Pao's gender-discrimination lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins has left a lot of entrepreneurs in a tough spot—but none as tough as Mike McCue, the CEO of Flipboard. Now he's spoken up with praise for her—and for Kleiner Perkins. @owenthomas Ellen has been and continues to be fantastic to work with...
Flipboard CEO Steps To Defend Ellen Pao — And Kleiner Perkins

Sequoia Partner Michael Mortiz Steps Down From Day To Day Role Due To Incurable Medical Condition

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Michael Mortiz, partner at Sequoia Capital, sent an email this morning to investors saying he'd be stepping down from his day to day role at the firm due to an incurable illness. Mortiz is on the board of Google; he's invested in many tech and Internet companies including Yahoo! YouTube...
Sequoia Partner Michael Mortiz Steps Down From Day To Day Role Due To Incurable Medical Condition
Berkeley researchers map out how our brains categorize the things we see

The Cost of Paying Lip Service

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I just read this piece by David Weinberger about how the Internet wasn’t especially useful to him during the traffic misery caused by the Iceland volcano issue. The services work fine when everything is going well, but when the crisis hit, the sites became immediately useless. I’m not surprised, but...
The Cost of Paying Lip Service

Tumblr creates "A-List" of favorite agencies, points brands there for the best experience

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In response to rising interest from large brands, Tumblr has created the “A-List Partnership Program;” a group of ad agencies, media agencies, creative agencies, tech providers and theme developers, which Tumblr says will “enable brands to have the best Tumblr experience possible.” More than anything, this announcement reflects how important Tumblr believes it...
Tumblr creates "A-List" of favorite agencies, points brands there for the best experience
Microsoft fires two Bing marketing executives following internal investigation

Marketing Day: October 17, 2012

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Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: New LinkedIn Profile Lets Users Visualize Relationships & Gain Better Insights LinkedIn has been been updating, enhancing and redesigning... Please visit Marketing Land for the...
Marketing Day: October 17, 2012
Google to acquire ad firm Meebo
Amazon adds Android-wide in-app purchases to Appstore

Integral Options Cafe: How to Have Relationships the Integral Narcissist Way http://bit.ly/bVvRHu #integral

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Integral Options Cafe: How to Have Relationships the Integral Narcissist Way http://bit.ly/bVvRHu #integral

Etacts Builds What I Want

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I love it when I write about something I need and some developer out there builds it. It happens all the time and it never ceases to amaze me. This week it happened as a result of my email bankruptcy post. I wrote this in that post:I have a list...
Etacts Builds What I Want

If Facebook ever decides to build its own phone, App Center sets them up for success

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By announcing the upcoming launch its own App Center today, Facebook has once again placed itself in the lead when it comes to social, by allowing you to find all of the web and mobile apps that are social-enabled. When you’re looking for apps on say, Apple’s App Store, finding...
If Facebook ever decides to build its own phone, App Center sets them up for success

Seamless Makes Smooth Food Deliveries Despite Dealing With 3,500 Fax Machines

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Pick a restaurant on Seamless, the online food-ordering service, and with just a few clicks, your meal will be ready for pickup or delivery. It's a slick experience, made even slicker by Tuesday's release of Seamless' iPad app. But on the back end, the experience is anything but seamless,...
Seamless Makes Smooth Food Deliveries Despite Dealing With 3,500 Fax Machines

How Recruiters are Using Social Media for Real Results

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The Real Results series is supported by Gist, an online service that helps you build stronger relationships. By connecting your inbox to the web, you get business-critical information about key people and companies. See how it works here.A recruiter’s job is to find the best employee for a position....
How Recruiters are Using Social Media for Real Results
How to build a developer community from scratch

Seevl surfaces new music on YouTube, based on artists' relationships and friends' recommendations

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Last August we brought you a neat plugin for Google Chrome called ContexTube, which was built on a platform called Seevl. It worked like this – as you’re watching YouTube videos, the extension throws up a sidebar on the right that pulls in information about the band or group that you’re...
Seevl surfaces new music on YouTube, based on artists' relationships and friends' recommendations

Sales Help Wanted

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INTEGRATED ACCOUNT DIRECTOR: Fast Company, the most innovative business media brand, seeks an Integrated Account Director who will be responsible for driving sales for the Brand (print/digital/experiential/social media) and managing a strong list based in the NY/tristate area and Boston. Experience in the financial category ideal. Candidates should have a...
Sales Help Wanted
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