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Gillmor Gang: The iPad Tax

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The Gillmor Gang — Danny Sullivan, Robert Scoble, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor — turned what @dannysullivan called a minor upgrade into a major landmark event. Not that Danny agreed with him, but @scobleizer thinks the new iPad will soon make flying an exercise in screen jealousy as millions...
Gillmor Gang: The iPad Tax

The Company Behind Zynga’s Large Scale Apps [Video]

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Want to learn more about how Zynga scales their applications? There are numerous components behind a company as large as Zynga. Between internal engineers and external partners, running a single application like Farmville with close to 100 million users dictates massive infrastructure requirements. The people over at Northscale have worked...
The Company Behind Zynga’s Large Scale Apps [Video]

Wow. This proves Robert Scoble is hip, homey!

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Wow. This proves Robert Scoble is hip, homey!

Gillmor Gang 06.01.12 (TCTV)

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Gillmor Gang – Kevin Marks, John Taschek, Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recording live today at 1pm PST....
Gillmor Gang 06.01.12 (TCTV)

Foursquare Checks Out Of The iTunes App Store

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Foursquare’s iPhone app has been withdrawn from iTunes app store. Foursquare, the mobile service which brings together social city-guides and location-based gaming is normally available for iPhone, Blackberry, PalmPre and Android devices.  However, its iPhone app, originally launched in 2009, has disappeared from iTunes store, leaving many users unable to...
Foursquare Checks Out Of The iTunes App Store

Gillmor Gang: Spring Training

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The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — takes turns sizing up the new season. With Steve Ballmer running out of room and close to the warning track, we talk about who might be called up from the minors. The consensus is that...
Gillmor Gang: Spring Training

Microsoft and partners under early investigation by the US government over bribery allegations

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Today the Wall Street Journal reported that Microsoft and select partners of the company are under investigation by the US government for possible bribery activities in several countries. The bribes allegedly went to secure contracts relating to software, unsurprisingly. According to the Journal, the investigations are “preliminary,” and Microsoft hasn’t...
Microsoft and partners under early investigation by the US government over bribery allegations

Azure Media Services opens to the public, helping developers deliver streaming video to any device

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Today Microsoft announced the general availability of Azure Media Services, a new set of tools and analytics to help developers build massively scaling media delivery services involving real-time video. For example, Microsoft claims that “Last year several broadcasters used Windows Azure Media Services to stream the London 2012 Olympics.” That in mind,...
Azure Media Services opens to the public, helping developers deliver streaming video to any device

What You Need To Know About Apple's Latest Acquisition

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Apple is clearly the leader in the app ecosystem – with the most and highest quality apps – for both handsets and tablets. The iTunes App Store is the best app store in the market. Yet even Apple has seen fit to make a significant investment in app discovery...
What You Need To Know About Apple's Latest Acquisition

Zuckerberg Resign?

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's on-stage meltdown at the All Things D conference last week was so bad that people – including even Zuckerberg's most vocal ally, Robert Scoble – are calling for him to step aside and hire a new CEO. These people are nuts. They are nuts to think...
Zuckerberg Resign?

Android hits 900,000 activations per day - and Andy Rubin's staying put

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Google's smartphone operating system hits new peak for daily activations, while Android chief denies rumours he's about to leave the company.Andy Rubin, the founder of Android (the company) and head of Android (the mobile software division at Google) is not leaving Google.And, simultaneously but unrelated, Android device activations are now...
Android hits 900,000 activations per day - and Andy Rubin's staying put
Facebook tests automatic 'Photo Sync' uploads on Android

Samsung withdraws display technology injunction against LG in Korea following recent pact

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Samsung has ended its pursuit of a Korea-based injunction against LG following the duo’s recent pledge to drop all charges in an ongoing legal spat related to display technologies. Today’s move — reported by the Yonhap — ends the case that Samsung put forward in September 2012 and comes a week...
Samsung withdraws display technology injunction against LG in Korea following recent pact

Like Seesmic? Now you can code a plugin to integrate your service

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We will ship this week our SDK that lets developers integrate with our popular Seesmic Desktop, which we rewrote entirely to become a platform. Seesmic Desktop is now a core platform and any service in it is a plugin. You can even rewrite our Twitter integration differently if you like....
Like Seesmic? Now you can code a plugin to integrate your service

References to the Surface are popping up across Microsoft's European websites

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If you live in the European Union and have been hoping that Microsoft would be selling its forthcoming Surface RT tablet in your country or one nearby, rejoice. It looks like that is going to happen this year. What’s new? On the Italian, French, German, and UK Microsoft websites, references...
References to the Surface are popping up across Microsoft's European websites

Gillmor Gang: Remote Wipe

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The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — took to the airwaves with a mid-summer tour of Twitter’s third party clampdown, whether Minecraft is the future of software development, why two-factor authentication wouldn’t have stopped the Wired hack, and the usual push notification...
Gillmor Gang: Remote Wipe

Facebook CEO: “we’ve made a bunch of mistakes.” Changes coming this week.

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In a surprising turn of events Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has responded personally to the recent privacy complaints. Facebook has been through an intense week of criticism and debate over its privacy issues and recent move to make everyones Facebok info public unless they choose to flick them back again...
Facebook CEO: “we’ve made a bunch of mistakes.” Changes coming this week.
Verizon Wireless says 4G LTE rollout to be completed by mid-2013

August's Patch Tuesday brings 9 bulletins, fixes 27 vulnerabilities

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Happy Patch Tuesday everyone, it’s great to have you all back for our monthly post on the latest software fixes from Microsoft. Boring to some, and critical to others, Patch Tuesday is an important event as it’s the method by which Microsoft keeps the majority of the computing world safe....
August's Patch Tuesday brings 9 bulletins, fixes 27 vulnerabilities

Will Twitter Ads Be 140 Characters or Less?

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Well folks it looks like the days of advertising free tweeting may finally be coming to an end. The rumors are flying around regarding the ad platform that Twitter has in the works and is testing. Everyone is “atwitter” with this change and for good reason. Of course, until...
Will Twitter Ads Be 140 Characters or Less?

Managed WordPress host Page.ly launches an API that lets anyone offer top-tier hosting

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TNW first covered Page.ly when it was but a screaming babe, now three years past. Today, the company has matured into a very strong player in the blog hosting space. According to its founder, Joshua Strebel, it all but invented the upper end, managed WordPress hosting market category. Now, companies...
Managed WordPress host Page.ly launches an API that lets anyone offer top-tier hosting

Did Google Reader Just Turn on the Firehose?

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Google’s big push recently has been on enabling open, real-time technologies to publish, read, and interact with its new service Buzz.  Reader, its RSS subscription and website reading service, is one of the biggest tools to integrate with the service.  So much that my Reader contacts are now my Buzz...
Did Google Reader Just Turn on the Firehose?

Google co-founder Sergey Brin spotted wearing Project Glass prototype IRL

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Wondering what it might be like to sport Google's Project Glass augmented reality HUD in your daily life? It would appear company co-founder Sergey Brin already knows, as he was spotted by tech pundits Robert Scoble and Thomas Hawk rocking a prototype at a Dining in the Dark charity...
Google co-founder Sergey Brin spotted wearing Project Glass prototype IRL
Dispatch: ‘Ambient awareness’ apps light up SXSW, but what about the wider world?
Internet 3: Rise of The Machines

Robert Scoble Ripped Vic Gundotra Apart Over The New Google+ Events Feature (GOOG)

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Robert Scoble, one of the tech world's biggest Google+ evangelists, just ripped his former boss Vic Gundotra apart regarding Google+'s new Events feature. (Scoble worked for Gundotra at Microsoft back in the day. Gundotra is now head of social at Google.) Scoble was particularly annoyed that Google+ Events automatically adds...
Robert Scoble Ripped Vic Gundotra Apart Over The New Google+ Events Feature (GOOG)

Microsoft updates Windows Azure with support for Hadoop, Dropbox, PhoneGap, Mercurial, and more

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Microsoft’s Azure Infrastructure as a Service and Platform as a Service cloud computing tool today turned on support for Hadoop. Or, in Microsoft-speak, HDInsight is now a go, enabling “you to easily deploy and manage Hadoop Clusters.” That warming sensation you are feeling is natural. As ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley noted in...
Microsoft updates Windows Azure with support for Hadoop, Dropbox, PhoneGap, Mercurial, and more

Rackspace snaps up open-source database firm ObjectRocket

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                   Sept. 9 - 10, 2013       San Francisco, CA           Early Bird Tickets on Sale Cloud-computing giant Rackspace has made a small but smart acquisition in ObjectRocket, a MongoDB database service. Rackspace senior vice president of corporate development Pat Matthews said, “Customers have been asking for a...
Rackspace snaps up open-source database firm ObjectRocket

Zuckerberg's net worth sinks; Gates remains richest American

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Oftentimes the leader of a newly public company experiences a substantial increase in net worth, but Facebook’s shrinking share price has had the opposite effect for Mark Zuckerberg. The Facebook CEO’s net worth came in at $9.4 billion in the latest calculation by those list-keepers at Forbes, down from an...
Zuckerberg's net worth sinks; Gates remains richest American

The 2013 Webby Awards opens for submissions, pushes social media and adds new judges

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The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) has just announced that the 17th annual Webby Awards is now open for submissions, featuring new social media categories and judges, like Tumblr’s David Karp, Robert Scoble and Arianna Huffington. Founded in 1996, the Webby Awards has long been known as a standard for...
The 2013 Webby Awards opens for submissions, pushes social media and adds new judges
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