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Hubbl uses contextual ads to save apps from incentivized download hell

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale App developers have a problem, and that problem is discovery. For a lot of apps, one solution to the obscurity problem is using a service like Tapjoy, which gives people in-app credits if they download  certain apps. While not exactly...
Hubbl uses contextual ads to save apps from incentivized download hell
Writing jokes for TV in an age of Twitter

Windows 8: The disastrous result of Microsoft's gutless equivocation

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This is it. Today, Microsoft will release Windows 8, the fat fruit of more than three years of last-gasp labor to produce an operating system that can ensure Microsoft’s continued relevancy in a touch-oriented world. With PC sales stalled, and smartphones and tablets on target to outsell PCs in the...
Windows 8: The disastrous result of Microsoft's gutless equivocation

TheFind Draws From Facebook Likes And Past Shopping History To Personalize Product Search

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Shopping search engine TheFind is debuting a more personalized search feature today. Personalized search sifts through the millions of online products available to give you personal results based on a combination of both your Facebook “Likes” and past shopping searches and clicks on TheFind.com. TheFind, which launched back in 2006,...
TheFind Draws From Facebook Likes And Past Shopping History To Personalize Product Search

Accelerate Your Outcome by Increasing Relevancy

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Accelerate Your Outcome by Increasing Relevancy

Survey: Email Marketers Focused On Integrating Social, Improving Metrics

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When asked to identify their top five priorities for the year, social integration and improving analytics were highest on the minds of email marketers, with 37% of those surveyed choosing each goal. That’s according to a new study conducted by the Relevancy Group and sponsored by Return Path.... Please visit...
Survey: Email Marketers Focused On Integrating Social, Improving Metrics
Mozilla chairman and CTO begrudgingly endorse h.264 video support
Dell mistakenly sees hope in Windows RT where others don't
Google Now Introduces Mark Up Tools For Select Partners To Flag Flights, Hotel Stays And Reservations In Emails

Twitter Improves Trending Topics

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Twitter Improves Trending Topics is a post from Chris PirilloI don’t know about you, but I’m darn tired of seeing Justin Bieber as a trending topic on Twitter at all hours of every day and night. I’m sorry if you’re a fan and I just offended you. However, if that...
Twitter Improves Trending Topics
Urban Airship prepares for its Super Bowl moment

Facebook gives permalinks to individual comments, hides spam comments

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Facebook now assigns permanent links to all comments on the site and hides spam comments rather than just marking them with a darker background. The company announced the improvements in a post on its Facebook + Journalists page. With the addition of permalinks, users can share a direct link to any...
Facebook gives permalinks to individual comments, hides spam comments

mBlox Launches New Cloud-Based Mobile Marketing Platform: Engage

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You rarely ever hear someone say, “boy, I sure did enjoy that mobile ad.” In fact, it’s rare to hear someone say they enjoyed any ad unless it’s around Super Bowl time. But I hold firmly to the belief that the only reason we don’t really enjoy ads is because,...
mBlox Launches New Cloud-Based Mobile Marketing Platform: Engage
Google responds to criticism about paid placement search allegations

Real-time search startups blow away Google, Yahoo, and Bing at SMX West

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This week at Search Marketing Expo (SMX) West in Santa Clara, I sat in on two panels on realtime search: one with representatives from Google, Yahoo, and Bing, and the other with four real-time search startups: Collecta, CrowdEye, OneRiot, and Topsy. It was readily apparent that real-time search is a...
Real-time search startups blow away Google, Yahoo, and Bing at SMX West

RIM Loses Another Patent Case, Told To Pay $147.2 Million

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Perhaps one of the most famous patent lawsuits -- which really highlighted the whole patent troll problem -- was the case of NTP vs. RIM, which ended with RIM paying over $600 million to settle the case, even as the USPTO was rejecting NTP's patents. Since then, RIM has been...
RIM Loses Another Patent Case, Told To Pay $147.2 Million

Roadmap: Make Your Corporate Websites Relevant: Integrate Social Network Features

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Finally, your corporate website can be relevant again Over the past few weeks, I’ve been conducting research to measure how different social networks allow for integration with corporate websites and their assets. Over 3 years ago, I wrote a piece on how corporate websites are becoming irrelevant, due to trusted decisions...
Roadmap: Make Your Corporate Websites Relevant: Integrate Social Network Features

Does StreamWork Give a Picture of SAP's Future?

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This SAP story is getting a bit more interesting. Today we sat in in on a call with its team over at StreamWork, the new collaboration, SaaS service, previously known as 12Sprints. Dave Meyer lead the discussion. For the first time, at least for us, he helped crystalize how SAP...
Does StreamWork Give a Picture of SAP's Future?

Are Facebook ads really that bad?

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Facebook is getting ready for what may be history’s largest initial public offering for a tech company on Friday. But is it really a good business? Maybe not, say an increasing number of critics, who point to how Facebook ads don’t work as well as marketers might hope. As a...
Are Facebook ads really that bad?

Sony fires 10,000, loses $6.4 billion, and cuts down on TVs: What could possibly go wrong?

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As any executive of a large Fortune 500 company will tell you, the process of turning a struggling entity like Sony into profitability is a lot like trying to change a large cruise ship’s course; it happens slowly and deliberately. It takes both planning and savvy to accomplish, and the majority...
Sony fires 10,000, loses $6.4 billion, and cuts down on TVs: What could possibly go wrong?
Twitter shows when we tweet and explains why its search sucks

Examining Real World Uses Of Rich Snippets & Markup

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Semantic markup is becoming more and more popular in conjunction with large scale SEO. Adding rich snippets to send rich signals to alert search engines as to the relevancy of your content − whatever vertical they may appear in − is not only a wise move, but an SEO best...
Examining Real World Uses Of Rich Snippets & Markup
Funding Daily: Glitter hangovers and green smoothies
Why Nate Silver and others predicted the election perfectly

Just In Time For SXSW, Social Discovery Service Sonar Arrives On Android

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Social discovery service (and TechCrunch Disrupt alumni) Sonar has some big news today, and just in time for SXSW: it’s arriving on Android. According to founder Brett Martin, support for the Android platform has long been users’ most frequent request for the service. But that’s not the only thing that’s...
Just In Time For SXSW, Social Discovery Service Sonar Arrives On Android

Now We Know How Apple Fans Apply Reality Distortion To The New Maps App (AAPL)

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I live in New York. I've been a permanent resident for more than four years now, and I've been visiting the city semi-regularly since age two. I know my way around.  But like most New Yorkers, I don't have public transit schedules memorized. If I'm going somewhere I've never been...
Now We Know How Apple Fans Apply Reality Distortion To The New Maps App (AAPL)

Is the future of retail showrooming?

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Credit: Ildar Sagdejev As if we needed more evidence that brick and mortar stores are at a crossroads, a study out Tuesday from Paris-based consulting firm Capgemini found that more than half of shoppers globally said they think more physical stores will become merely showrooms by 2020. According to the...
Is the future of retail showrooming?

Talking Covers: A look inside the minds of book cover designers and authors

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All forms of design serve to communicate meaning in some way, but every genre has to be handled differently, case by case. And so, just like how packaging and product design live in different worlds than the Web, book cover design involves a unique challenge: summing up thousands of words...
Talking Covers: A look inside the minds of book cover designers and authors
Fool me once: Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox falls after third DDoS attack this month

It’s Patent Season: Google Scores Major Patent For Location-Based Advertising

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Hot on the heels of Facebook’s patent on the news feed, Google has just landed a monster of a patent covering location-based advertising. The opponents of software patents are going to have a seizure over this. The patent, number 10654265, was filed in September of 2003. This patent was quite...
It’s Patent Season: Google Scores Major Patent For Location-Based Advertising
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