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Google in trouble over drug ads again, this time with attorneys general

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now A national group of state attorneys general is taking Google to task over what they says amounts to aiding drug dealers online. Mississippi state Attorney General Jim Hood, who chairs the National Association of Attorneys General, says the search...
Google in trouble over drug ads again, this time with attorneys general

Google Play for Education could kill the iPad in schools

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Google released a major new education program today that organizes and manages the way teachers push apps, books, and other learning content to student tablets. Technology changed the way we socialize, find new things to do, get directions,...
Google Play for Education could kill the iPad in schools

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

JOB OF THE WEEK: Enterprise Technology Analyst

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Check out the Business Insider Jobs section >> As part of our new partnership with SimplyHired.com, each week we'll feature one of the awesome jobs advertised on the Business Insider jobs board. Enterprise Technology Analyst Orange Silicon Valley San Francisco, CA Why it’s cool: Orange is one of the ten largest telecommunications...
JOB OF THE WEEK: Enterprise Technology Analyst

Event for Seattle Nonprofits and Techies

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Event for Seattle Nonprofits and Techies is a post from Chris PirilloSeattle Net Tuesday is putting together a social mixer for techies and nonprofits in the Greater Seattle area. The event will be held on Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 from 6:00pm – 8:30pm at the Taphouse Grill in Bellevue. The...
Event for Seattle Nonprofits and Techies

Going beyond Apple, Foxconn inks big partnership deal for Mozilla's Firefox OS

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Mozilla’s low-end smartphone efforts are picking up steam — and some major allies. It’s latest partner is electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn, which has inked a deal to create devices running Mozilla’s new mobile operating system. But this isn’t just about smartphones. Foxconn...
Going beyond Apple, Foxconn inks big partnership deal for Mozilla's Firefox OS

Microsoft really wants students to use Office 365, offers 6 months free & 20GB SkyDrive storage

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                   Sept. 9 - 10, 2013       San Francisco, CA           Early Bird Tickets on Sale Microsoft has launched a new campaign to hook students on Office 365 University by offering up six months of the service and an extra 20GB of SkyDrive cloud storage for free....
Microsoft really wants students to use Office 365, offers 6 months free & 20GB SkyDrive storage

In Two Weeks: Inside Network and SmartRecruiters' Network Get Work happy hour

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Come join Inside Network and SmartRecruiters in November for happy hour. Our “Network, Get Work” event brings together job seekers and companies in the social media and tech industry. Whether you’re interested in joining tech start-ups or global firms in the Bay Area, recruiting for top social media talent, or...
In Two Weeks: Inside Network and SmartRecruiters' Network Get Work happy hour

Apple announces countdown to 50 billion apps served, reveals top 50 apps of all time

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Apple announced a countdown to 50 billion app downloads today, signaling that iOS downloads are north of 49 billion already. “Apps have revolutionized the way we play video games, consume news, do business, educate, communicate, create art, and...
Apple announces countdown to 50 billion apps served, reveals top 50 apps of all time

Tumblr reinvents its Android app, bringing back the fun

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale So much in mobile app development is so serious these days. Interfaces are often beautiful, but seldom fun, as the relentless drive to small-screen efficiency and usability crowds out creativity. That’s not the problem with Tumblr’s new Android...
Tumblr reinvents its Android app, bringing back the fun

Tango's plan for world dominance after 120M users: Bringing its messaging platform into mobile games

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now For Tango, what started out as a simple cross-platform video chat application has grown into a messaging giant with more than 120 million users. So where does it go from here? Today Tango is announcing its boldest move yet:...
Tango's plan for world dominance after 120M users: Bringing its messaging platform into mobile games

Crunchies Tickets On Sale Now

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It’s time! The first batch of tickets for the 6th Annual Crunchies Awards are available now. Tickets will be released in batches for the annual event honoring the best achievements in tech brought to you by GigaOM, VentureBeat and TechCrunch for general admission purchase. The Crunchies will return, with all...
Crunchies Tickets On Sale Now

Warner Bros to open studio in San Francisco developing free-to-play, social and mobile video games

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced today that it will be creating a digital video game studio in San Francisco, CA. Called WB Games San Francisco, it will open this year and specialize in creating games that will work across multiple platforms — specifically publishing “high quality, free-to-play, mobile, social and...
Warner Bros to open studio in San Francisco developing free-to-play, social and mobile video games

CloudFlare CEO: Despite outage, we're still getting 3,500 new customers a day

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                   Sept. 9 - 10, 2013       San Francisco, CA           Early Bird Tickets on Sale NEW YORK — It’s easy to make a lot of cheesy puns about web performance startup CloudFlare and its success — “it’s burning,” “it’s blazing,” “it’s hot,” “it’s on fire and...
CloudFlare CEO: Despite outage, we're still getting 3,500 new customers a day

Rewarder's new mobile app lets you complete quests on-the-go (for cash)

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale We all possess a reservoir of unique knowledge and skills, but this expertise does not always pay off. Rewarder, a company that matches people with specific needs with people eager to meet them, launched a mobile app today...
Rewarder's new mobile app lets you complete quests on-the-go (for cash)

Today is my wife's birthday...

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For her birthday, she wants as many people as possible to donate to her cause, raising $55,555 for the Intensive Care Nursery (ICN) at UCSF Children's Hospital, where our daughter spent the first several months of her life. Proceeds will go towards funding hospital neonatal supplies and monitoring equipment, family-oriented...
Today is my wife's birthday...
T-Mobile deploys iPhone-compatible '4G' at Moscone Center just in time for WWDC

Buffer's new Twitter optimization partnership with Moz boosts retweets and click-throughs 200%

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now If a tweet falls in the forest, does anybody hear it? With 555 million Twitter users and 58 million tweets on an average day, good luck. Enter tweet optimization. For almost three years,  Buffer has been providing tweet optimization services:...
Buffer's new Twitter optimization partnership with Moz boosts retweets and click-throughs 200%

Meet Our New Editors: Ted Greenwald and Fredric Paul

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Since ReadWriteWeb was acquired by SAY Media in December, we've been busy beefing up our editorial and writing team. Today I'm pleased to welcome Fredric Paul and Ted Greenwald to our growing team. Fred as our Business Editor, Ted as a Senior Editor. The two will be based in SAY...
Meet Our New Editors: Ted Greenwald and Fredric Paul

Yahoo app now summarizes stories with beautiful, full-screen images

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Yahoo updated its iOS app today to include its recently purchased Summly technology. Now, you’ll be served much more enticing story summaries with beautiful images before you dive into your content. The company purchased Summly at the end...
Yahoo app now summarizes stories with beautiful, full-screen images

Microsoft boldly adds Google to list of chat services in Outlook.com & SkyDrive

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale In a move to get more people to try its sleek email app Outlook.com, Microsoft has smartly added Google to its list of chat services, joining Facebook and Skype chat. Microsoft recently announced that Outlook.com now has more than...
Microsoft boldly adds Google to list of chat services in Outlook.com & SkyDrive

Gorgeous iOS 7 concept video shows what's possible in Apple's next iPhone software

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Imagine all the things you’ve ever wanted iOS to do. Quick settings from the lock screen, widgets that let you make changes in running apps without opening them, true multitasking in which you can see and flip through...
Gorgeous iOS 7 concept video shows what's possible in Apple's next iPhone software

Mobile app monetization: Think business model, not ads

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Oliver Roup is the CEO and founder of VigLink. According to statistics released from the Interactive Advertising Bureau, mobile advertising spend rose to $3.4 billion in 2012, up 111 percent from the prior year’s record levels, and mobile advertising...
Mobile app monetization: Think business model, not ads
When the lights go down in the city: 25,000 LEDs turn on in San Francisco

HTC One delay pushes HTC's profits to a scary new low

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale As Woody Allen said, if you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans. When HTC reported its dismal, awful, very bad fourth quarter earnings in January, CEO Peter Chou said it was the end of his company’s...
HTC One delay pushes HTC's profits to a scary new low

LG unveils a vanilla white Nexus 4 -- exec says it won't build the Nexus 5

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale If you weren’t a fan of the Nexus 4′s original black color, LG has just debuted a new model that looks a bit more stylish. The company announced a white Nexus 4 today, which will begin shipping in...
LG unveils a vanilla white Nexus 4 -- exec says it won't build the Nexus 5

Google Now comes to iPhone, iPad with fewer features than Android

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Google Now is officially invading Siri’s home turf. Google announced today that an updated version of its iOS search app brings Google Now to the iPhone and iPad. Just like on Android, it’s focused entirely on bubbling up...
Google Now comes to iPhone, iPad with fewer features than Android

Apple's 'black hole' ecosystem will drive market share past Android, Yankee Group says

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale In a global smartphone market that Android has been expanding at a breakneck pace, a bright spot for Apple has been increasing market share in the lucrative U.S. domestic market. A new report from the Yankee Group says...
Apple's 'black hole' ecosystem will drive market share past Android, Yankee Group says

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

Facebook Home's killer app: Big, pretty advertisements

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale With all of Mark Zuckerberg’s talk about Facebook Home’s focus on people over apps, it’s easy to forget that Facebook holds something else above even people: advertising. During a Q&A session with reporters today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg answered the...
Facebook Home's killer app: Big, pretty advertisements
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