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Google edges out Facebook, flies by Yahoo in horse race for display ad dominance

Google Now comes to iOS, missing a few options but none of the utility

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Today, Google expands its predictive search tool Google Now from Android to iOS. Now is being made available in an update to the Google Search app, which is available on the App Store now. The app works from the Google Search app on either iPhone or iPad, and is fully...
Google Now comes to iOS, missing a few options but none of the utility

All Eyes on Microsoft's Windows 8

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When Microsoft reports its third-quarter earnings Thursday, investors will be watching closely for insights about Windows 8, a coming product vital to ensuring the software giant's relevance in computing....
All Eyes on Microsoft's Windows 8

In Facebook And Twitter On Election Night, A Study Of Contrasts (FB)

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In declaring victory in yesterday's election, President Barack Obama just gave us a fascinating case study in how Twitter and Facebook are doing. As the networks called the election in his favor, his social media operatives posted identical messages at virtually the same time to Facebook and Twitter: the words...
In Facebook And Twitter On Election Night, A Study Of Contrasts (FB)

5 reasons why Apple should start accepting the Hackintosh.

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In the world of Macs, there are two choices – buy one or don’t.  Apple is notoriously tight with its software, and until recently there simply was no way to get an Apple operating system to run on anything other than Apple hardware.That’s changed, somewhat, since Apple started using Intel...
5 reasons why Apple should start accepting the Hackintosh.

Google Search Rankings Now Consider Site Speed

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Shared by Bryce Wow, Google sure are going full-speed ahead with their desire for a faster internet. Back in November, we started hearing murmurs that Google was considering whether or not to factor site speed into its search ranking algorithm. In a blog post today, the search giant confirms it...
Google Search Rankings Now Consider Site Speed

Sponsored post: The data agenda: from privacy concerns to ownership questions

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Concerns about privacy were high on the technology agenda in 2012, and they look set to maintain their relevance in 2013 and beyond. However, our actual behavior doesn’t always reflect them. Generally speaking, free services continue to flourish, and behind them sit business models built around monetizing user data. Behavioral...
Sponsored post: The data agenda: from privacy concerns to ownership questions
Stipple brings simple in-image shopping to Twitter, Facebook, & more

Non-Social Facebook Ads Begin Creeping Into The News Feed

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As Facebook’s continued quest for revenue continues, the News Feed relevance appears to be declining. Under immense pressure to generate meaningful ad revenue, Facebook has begun sponsoring stories and pages and, most recently, suggesting posts. The key? These new ad units have... Please visit Marketing Land for the full article....
Non-Social Facebook Ads Begin Creeping Into The News Feed

Google's new look for mobile

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When it comes to mobile search, we strive to not only give you the same comprehensiveness and relevance as when searching with Google on your computer, but also a consistent look, feel, and overall user experience. So today, as we roll out a new look for Google Search results on...
Google's new look for mobile

Twitter lets brands send promoted tweets to select regions and devices only, for better targeting

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Twitter’s advertising system thus far has been relatively simple for brands. They tweet out a message from their account and then log into the ad portal, pick a region and an ad budget and publish it as a promoted tweet. But this can be problematic when a brand has a...
Twitter lets brands send promoted tweets to select regions and devices only, for better targeting

Booting Up: What Is Art? Edition

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And it seemed like British politicians had let the internet off the hook in crafting proposed regulations to reign in the unruly U.K. press. Not so fast. Policy directors from Google and Facebook have been summoned to appear before Parliament next week. [Tech Crunch] Twice yearly, Google releases data on...
Booting Up: What Is Art? Edition

Microsoft/Nokia attempt relevance with amusing Samsung vs. Apple fight ad [video]

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Nokia and the Windows Phone team appear to be launching a new “Make the switch” campaign for the Nokia Lumia 920 that pits iPhone 5 up against Samsung’s new flagship Galaxy S4. The latest ad, above, ends with the tag line “Don’t Fight. Switch” and kicks off with iPhone...
Microsoft/Nokia attempt relevance with amusing Samsung vs. Apple fight ad [video]

Nokia attempts relevance with amusing Samsung vs. Apple fight ad [video]

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Nokia and the Windows Phone team appear to be launching a new “Make the switch” campaign for the Nokia Lumia 920 that pits iPhone 5 up against Samsung’s new flagship Galaxy S4. The latest ad, above, ends with the tag line “Don’t Fight. Switch” and kicks off with iPhone...
Nokia attempts relevance with amusing Samsung vs. Apple fight ad [video]

Shuttleworth highlights server growth as Ubuntu overtakes RHEL on top websites

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Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth wrote a blog post today pointing out that the popular Linux distribution has seen an increase in enterprise server adoption over the past year. He published a graph which indicates that Ubuntu deployments have surpassed those of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) among the top...
Shuttleworth highlights server growth as Ubuntu overtakes RHEL on top websites

Why Highlight Wasn’t A Breakout Success At SXSW

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[Editor’s Note: Brenden Mulligan is an entrepreneur who created Onesheet, TipList, ArtistData, MorningPics, and PhotoPile. He’s a mentor for 500 Startups and several startups. You can find him on Twitter at @mulligan.] Highlight is one of the most talked about apps out there. It was touted to be the breakout app at this year’s...
Why Highlight Wasn’t A Breakout Success At SXSW

From SXSW: Google Buzz and User Empathy

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I was having lunch with Dare Obasanjo and Louis Gray yesterday. We were talking about FriendFeed and Google Buzz, and I was saying how I really didn't get either product. And something occurred to me that I think about sometimes, but rarely articulate.I have been writing code and/or developing products...
From SXSW: Google Buzz and User Empathy

Exclusive: Twitter’s Director Of Search Is Out As Product Is Restructured

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In July of last year, Twitter Search usage was exploding. As such, Twitter hired a new high-profile engineer, Doug Cook, to take over as the new “Director of Search.” Cook has now left the company, we’ve learned. When reached for comment, Twitter confirmed the departure, but would not give a...
Exclusive: Twitter’s Director Of Search Is Out As Product Is Restructured

Why BlackBerry Mobile Fusion Is the Future of RIM

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It may seem like a small add-on software service, but BlackBerry Mobile Fusion may be the product that brings RIM back some relevance, and may ultimately save the company....
Why BlackBerry Mobile Fusion Is the Future of RIM

Facebook’s Dilemma With Native iOS Apps: Relevance or Revenues

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Facebook revealed some healthy new stats about how it drives traffic to Apple’s iOS ecosystem at an event today in San Francisco. The platform drove people to Apple’s App Store 83 million times last month. On top of that, it sent people back to iOS apps they had already downloaded...
Facebook’s Dilemma With Native iOS Apps: Relevance or Revenues

Twitter launches Certified Products Program to promote services that leverage its data

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Twitter has today announced its Certified Products Program that will be used to put its stamp of approval on apps and services that leverage its data to help companies leverage its data to engage with customers. Twitter is launching the service with twelve partners, all of which help companies parse...
Twitter launches Certified Products Program to promote services that leverage its data

A Relevant Tale: How Google Killed Inktomi

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On March 20th, 2000 Inktomi had a market capitalization of 25 billion dollars. As a relatively early employee, I was a multimillionaire on paper. Life was good. In the next year and a half the stock went down by 99.9%. In the end, Inktomi was acquired by Yahoo for...
A Relevant Tale: How Google Killed Inktomi

There's A Civil War Brewing At Yahoo Over Its New CEO And His Direction For The Company (YHOO)

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During Yahoo's fourth quarter earnings call, new CEO Scott Thompson announced that he has ended a debate that long plagued the company: whether it is a technology/products company or a media company. "We need to do both," he said. "We end the debate about which is more important. We must...
There's A Civil War Brewing At Yahoo Over Its New CEO And His Direction For The Company (YHOO)
Twitter Redesigns #Music To Further Highlight Charts, Offering A Hint Of What's To Come Site-Wide

Windows 8, Surface tablets will lead Microsoft's fight for relevance

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If 2012 was the year Microsoft set the table for Windows 8, then 2013 is the year the company must prove that the new OS stands out in an increasingly mobile world. Unfortunately, sales of Windows 8 devices have not been impressive so far, according to the New York...
Windows 8, Surface tablets will lead Microsoft's fight for relevance
Retail: Purveyor of Stuntman Duds and Disco Dresses Struts a Big-Money Investment

New targeting adds greater relevance to your Promoted Tweets

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It's a fact — brands have been on Twitter since our earliest days. They use the platform to connect with consumers in meaningful ways, offering everything from special discounts and exclusive content to new product information.But what if your Tweet is only relevant for a subset of your followers? What...
New targeting adds greater relevance to your Promoted Tweets

Another Failed Paywall Bites The Dust; Daily Variety Goes Free

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Two and a half years ago, Daily Variety, the big Hollywood trade magazine, basically ceded the entire online world to its main competitor, The Hollywood Reporter, by putting up a paywall. At the time, it bizarrely claimed that doing so would mean it wouldn't have to cover "gossip, half-truths and...
Another Failed Paywall Bites The Dust; Daily Variety Goes Free

We live or die on our database

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Jeff Pulver, co-founder of the Vonage Internet phone company and creator of the VON and 140 conferences, has an expression that you absolutely must take to heart: “We live or die on our database.” In the age of social networking and social media, it’s easy to get lost in the...
We live or die on our database

Why Windows Phone 8 means the BlackBerry is doomed

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As Microsoft Corporate VP for Windows Phone Terry Myerson and others from Microsoft and Nokia took the stage at the Windows Phone Summit in San Francisco, it’s certain that there were nervous eyes watching the video stream from somewhere in Waterloo, Ontario. While Microsoft is clearly targeting Google and Apple as its...
Why Windows Phone 8 means the BlackBerry is doomed
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