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Instagram alternative Tadaa introduces edge detection to blur photo backgrounds

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It’s been some time since we first looked at photo-sharing app Tadaa, which we noted at the time builds on Instagram’s template with more Twitter-like features for social photographers. Instagram may have gone on to dominate the filter/sharing/social photo-app realm, and it even has that billion-dollar Facebook acquisition to boast,...
Instagram alternative Tadaa introduces edge detection to blur photo backgrounds
2013 will separate the strong from weak in mobile commerce

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (SSNLF, YHOO, GOOG, AAPL, FB)

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Morning! Here's the news. After, come back to SAI for live news and analysis all day. Verizon will sell a high-end Lumia phone from Nokia this year. Microsoft reported earnings yesterday, but didn't disclose Windows 8 or Surface sales. Speculation that the next iPhone will have a fingerprint reader is...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (SSNLF, YHOO, GOOG, AAPL, FB)

51% Of All American Households Now Own At Least One Apple Product (AAPL)

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Half of all U.S. households own at least one Apple product, according to CNBC’s All-America Economic survey. That’s more than 55 million homes with at least one iPhone, iPad, iPod or Mac computer. And one-in-10 homes that aren’t currently in that group plan to join it in the next year. But Apple [AAPL] doesn’t...
51% Of All American Households Now Own At Least One Apple Product (AAPL)

Apple's fourth-quarter earnings are the first sign of strategic weakness | Charles Ferguson

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For any other tech company, Apple's Q4 results would be stellar. Instead, I see symptoms of the onset of possibly fatal sclerosisFirst, a big disclosure: I own a lot of Apple stock, whereas I do not own stock in any of its major competitors. And, even worse, I own a...
Apple's fourth-quarter earnings are the first sign of strategic weakness | Charles Ferguson

Facebook Attracts More Phishing Attacks Than Google and IRS

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New research from Kaspersky Lab shows that the number of phishing attacks on social networks has increased in the first quarter of 2010, especially at Facebook, the fourth most popular online target. The primary target is PayPal, the victim of more than half (52.2%) of all phishing attacks. eBay...
Facebook Attracts More Phishing Attacks Than Google and IRS
BII REPORT: How Price-Sensitive Global Consumers Will Shape The Next Smartphone Growth Wave
Newsana: A community-driven news site (in case you needed another one)

The Dave Hill Look in Lightroom

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Dave Hill is a genius. Period. I could look at his images all day long and his behind the scenes videos are strangely addictive. Naturally, thousands want to create his hyper-real, painterly, utterly hypnotising look on their images. The first observation one can make about his method is the painstaking...
The Dave Hill Look in Lightroom

Revenue from social networks to top $16.9bn in 2012, advertising alone worth $8.8bn: Report

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Social networks have already revolutionised the way that we interact online, becoming the Internet itself for many, but the ‘Facebook Effect’ has gone beyond communication and is changing the way money is made on the Web, with $16.9 billion set to be generated from social sites this year, according to...
Revenue from social networks to top $16.9bn in 2012, advertising alone worth $8.8bn: Report
Touchscreen displays will become a $31.9B market by 2018

10 realtime and reliable photo search engines

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Thanks to services like Twitter and Instagram, and the global ‘smartphone saturation’ phenomenon, live reporting from big events has never been easier. No longer do we have to rely on professionals to deliver content and images from these events, we have our extended social networks doing this for us. And, because...
10 realtime and reliable photo search engines

Sharp To Cut 5,000 Jobs Globally

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Reuters is reporting that LCD-maker Sharp is looking at cutting 10 percent of their workforce or about 5,000 jobs globally. Sharp currently has excess LCD panel stock due to a fall in demand this year. This is the company’s first round of lay-offs and forced retirements since 1950. Sharp lost...
Sharp To Cut 5,000 Jobs Globally
Analyst suggests HTC One sales already peaked, blames next iPhone and delays
Android this week: Snapseed arrives; Galaxy S III update coming; PC-less MP3 is here

Snaptee Gets $600K In Seed Funding To Turn Smartphone Users Into T-Shirt Designers

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With just a few taps on the screen of your iOS device, Snaptee lets you turn your photos into stylish graphic t-shirts and sell them. Ten thousand designs have already been created by the app’s users since it went live in July and now the Hong Kong-based company’s founders have...
Snaptee Gets $600K In Seed Funding To Turn Smartphone Users Into T-Shirt Designers

Dogpatch Labs shutters offices in New York and Palo Alto, expands in Dublin

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In a move that will sadden many in the New York and Silicon Valley tech scenes, Polaris Venture Partners has decided to close down Dogpatch Labs‘ offices in New York and Palo Alto, while conversely expanding its presence in Dublin, Xconomy reports.  Changes are coming to the company’s Boston campus too, as Dogpatch Labs is moving out of Microsoft’s...
Dogpatch Labs shutters offices in New York and Palo Alto, expands in Dublin

The Era Of The Porn Superstar Might Be Coming (Hah!) To A End

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The Internet is a lot like the American Dream. It’s this huge opportunity for anyone who wants to make something of themselves — a nearly ubiquitous platform to showcase skills and talents. Yet, it is so incredibly saturated with people trying to do exactly the same thing that the opportunity...
The Era Of The Porn Superstar Might Be Coming (Hah!) To A End

Sheryl Sandberg Presents: Troubling Stats About How And Why Women Hold Themselves Back

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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is well on her way to becoming one of the world's richest self-made women. And that's pretty impressive. More impressive though, is how, instead of buying her own island and retreating to it, Sandberg is using her power and influence to try and improve the world....
Sheryl Sandberg Presents: Troubling Stats About How And Why Women Hold Themselves Back

Forget Photoshop, iPhoto Is The Only Photo Editor You Need On The iPad (AAPL)

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Alongside yesterday's introduction of the newest iPad, Apple also released iPhoto for iOS. We spent some time familiarizing ourselves with it this morning. So far our take on it is as follows -- it can be as easy or as complex to use as you want. Do you want...
Forget Photoshop, iPhoto Is The Only Photo Editor You Need On The iPad (AAPL)

Make your photos sparkle with Bokeh Photo FX

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Bokeh Photo FX is a new iOS app from independent developer Kai Qian Chen. It’s available now as a free ad-supported download from the App Store, and also has a premium paid version available for $1.99. Bokeh Photo FX is a simple photo manipulation app that allows users to apply...
Make your photos sparkle with Bokeh Photo FX

Facebook Saturation?: Twitter, Skype, Instagram & Other Apps Downloaded More In July

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Based on downloads, Facebook’s iPhone app was no longer the most popular mobile social networking app in many Asian countries and elsewhere from July 2011 to June 2012. This, according to the latest report from app store analytics firm Distimo, which took a look at trends surrounding mobile social networking...
Facebook Saturation?: Twitter, Skype, Instagram & Other Apps Downloaded More In July

MobiCart brings its easy shopping app creator to iPad and Android

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E-commerce has hit critical mass and with mobile saturation in most developed countries also hitting its peak, getting a brand or shop online is well, a bit 1998. Getting an app into the hands of customers is a good way of increasing awareness and rewarding loyal customers. M-commerce app builder...
MobiCart brings its easy shopping app creator to iPad and Android

CSS filter effects get GPU-accelerated in Chrome

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Have you ever wanted to apply Instagram-like filters to HTML elements? Well, now you can. The CSS Filter Effects specification, which is backed by Adobe, defines a mechanism for applying common graphical filters to Web content. It can be used to adjust brightness, saturation, hue, and contrast. It can also...
CSS filter effects get GPU-accelerated in Chrome
Apptopia, Set for a Post-SXSW Launch, Is an Exit Strategy for Unprepared Developers

And Now Here's Another Analyst Who Just Slashed His Price Target On Apple

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Here's another one! Latest analyst to cut Apple: Andy Hargreaves at Pacific Crest: Soft demand prompts reduced iPhone estimates. We believe weak global eco- nomic conditions and saturation at the high end of the smartphone market are reducing Apple's ability to add new iPhone users. Consequently, we are reducing our...
And Now Here's Another Analyst Who Just Slashed His Price Target On Apple
Google Glass software update released, adds multi-shot, HDR photos, and photo captions

Meet 6 companies battling to be the first from Asia to crack the US

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Asia is fast becoming a market that technology firms, particularly those operating in the mobile content space, are increasingly keen to target. China is now the world’s largest smartphone market, Japan and Korea are among the world’s hungriest consumers of mobile content and the rest of the continent is seeing...
Meet 6 companies battling to be the first from Asia to crack the US

Google's latest camera patent features GPS tech that auto-adjusts settings to weather

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Patents don’t always become reality, but they—such as Google’s latest camera settings patent— are certainly an interesting look into the possible future. As reported by Engadget, a new Google patent filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office describes a method of using GPS technology to auto-adjust a camera’s...
Google's latest camera patent features GPS tech that auto-adjusts settings to weather
Instagram Version 2.1: Apple’s 2011 ‘App of the Year’ has new UI, notifications, filter, and enhancement feature
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?