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Data: MasterCard Is Selling Your Data Just in Time for the Holidays
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Name that Tech Tune to win Guy Kawasaki's Google+ book

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This week’s Name that Tech Tune contest promises to be a real head-scratcher for some of you, but I swear the song is tech-related. Up for grabs: We have two copies of the book “What the Plus!” — the guide to the Google+ social network by entrepreneur, investor and former Apple...
Name that Tech Tune to win Guy Kawasaki's Google+ book

How mobile is taking over our computing load, hour by hour

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Although mobile has been coming on strong as a primary means of computing, it still lags overall desktop internet usage. But for some publishers who started on the web, there are already moments during the week when mobile drives the majority of traffic or sales. The Guardian’s traffic by hour The...
How mobile is taking over our computing load, hour by hour

Chartboost: Opportunity for developers on Sundays with low average bid prices, Wednesday is most popular day to launch iOS games

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Cross-promotion network Chartboost revealed in its November Insights Report that Sundays is an opportunity that developers can take advantage of due to low average cost-per-click (CPC) bid prices and Wednesday is the most popular day to launch games on the Apple App Store since its updated on Thursdays. This is...
Chartboost: Opportunity for developers on Sundays with low average bid prices, Wednesday is most popular day to launch iOS games
Study finds 85% of social gamers quit after their first day

Name that Tech Tune, chance to win GeekWire Meetup tickets

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We’re trying something a little bit different with his week’s Name that Tech Tune contest — technically, we’re not asking you to name the tune this time around. That’s too easy, and in fact, I’ll just point out that the song is “Somebody That I Used To Know.” Instead, the...
Name that Tech Tune, chance to win GeekWire Meetup tickets
Apple Store Employee: We're Out Of iPhone 5s And Can't Say When More Are In Because It Would Create 'A Dangerous Situation' (AAPL)

What you read is not what you share

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Do you find yourself reading about Kim Kardashian but only sharing articles from the Harvard Business review? You are not alone. “If Google represents the entire web, Bitly represents the tiny percentage of the web to which people are paying attention,” says URL shortener Bitly’s chief data scientist Hilary...
What you read is not what you share

Online, in-store: Merge, retail, merge!

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A new software platform from LightSpeed works between retailers and e-commerce. [cnnmoney-byline src="By Caitlin Keating, reporter"] FORTUNE -- Everyone -- from J.C. Penney (JCP) CEO Ron Johnson to Barnes & Noble (BKS) CEO William J. Lynch -- wants to bridge the divide between online sales and in-store experience. They might...
Online, in-store: Merge, retail, merge!
United States Postal Service to eliminate Saturday mail delivery beginning August 1st

After The Storm, Media Rap Up

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So it bucketed down Golf balls here in Melbourne Saturday…well, it did where I lived, some media are reporting hail as big as lemons. One of the few times I’ve ever been scared in weather (other times nearly exclusively on aircraft.) I actually pulled Declan away from the windows because...
After The Storm, Media Rap Up

Webdoc Dumps Confusing Name For Urturn, Adds Tools For Fans To Create Memes For Bands

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I always thought Webdoc was extremely poorly named. While the platform had been used by record labels for fan engagement and marketing, the name really did not work. Pretty much any fool could see this and it’s amazing how long the team there took to realize this. Webdoc screams: ‘Microsoft...
Webdoc Dumps Confusing Name For Urturn, Adds Tools For Fans To Create Memes For Bands

What time do top CEOs wake up?

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To find out how high achievers organise their lives we asked seven top business people to run us through their working day - including the bosses of AOL and Ericsson. Introducing the interviews, Tim Dowling discovers that a very early start is the key to success ...Investigating the bedtimes of...
What time do top CEOs wake up?

How A Flower Startup Is Turning 20-Somethings Into Revenue-Generating Machines

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Zach Smith had never been to Chicago. The first time he stepped foot in the windy city was when his employer, a 70-person flower delivery startup in New York, sent him to launch its third branch there.Launching a startup in a new market is a tall task for anyone, let...
How A Flower Startup Is Turning 20-Somethings Into Revenue-Generating Machines
App of the Week: 'Super PAC' IDs and fact-checks political ads

The end of balance: Work life calibration

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According to the numerous books, blogs, and webinars on personal productivity, work/life balance is the magical Zen that is the key to a satisfying life. Countless productivity experts pound their fists while preaching the virtues of their favorite rules for achieving this bliss: Don’t ever work weekends! Don’t work past...
The end of balance: Work life calibration
Grim but real player stats: 85 percent of social gamers do not return after the first day playing

Gallery: Apple Pop-Up museum and Vintage Computer Festival Southwest

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Were you in Atlanta last weekend to visit the Apple Pop-Up Museum as part of the Vintage Computer Festival Southeast (VCFS)? Some Ars readers were there, and we now have some photos from them (and organizer David Greelish) to show off how it went. Put together by the Atlanta...
Gallery: Apple Pop-Up museum and Vintage Computer Festival Southwest
Badgeville powers gamified reality TV show Escape Routes

Is the iPhone Still More Personal than Professional?

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According to recent data analysis from mobile analytics firm Localytics, iPhone application usage peaks in the evenings and on weekends and is much lower during the hours of a typical business day. From this, the firm concludes that the iPhone is still primarily a personal gadget as opposed to one...
Is the iPhone Still More Personal than Professional?

Checking Prices Via Your Mobile? IDC Finds "Showrooming" Trend Most Popular On Saturdays

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Consumers who use their mobile apps to check prices on items sold in brick-and-mortar retail stores, a practice often dubbed “showrooming,” is an increasingly common trend. But according to new data published by IDC in conjunction with mobile data usage stats from Onavo, it’s a trend that surges on weekends....
Checking Prices Via Your Mobile? IDC Finds "Showrooming" Trend Most Popular On Saturdays

Cool! VentureBeat Experiments With "Doing Some Actual Journalism Friday"

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So here’s one for the “so crazy it might just work” files. Hot on the heels of their innovative “VentureBeat store”, our pals over at VB have launched a bold new experiment in journalism: They’re going to experiment with doing some journalism. But only on Fridays. VentureBeat’s Executive Editor, Dylan...
Cool! VentureBeat Experiments With "Doing Some Actual Journalism Friday"

Onavo: Mobile shoppers compare prices most on Saturdays, buy most on Sundays, Mondays

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The rising popularity of mobile shopping apps is leading to entirely new consumer behaviors, according to a joint report by mobile data compression company Onavo and IDC. Based on anonymous data from U.S. iPhone users running Onavo’s app, the company found that mobile price comparison apps like ShopSavvy, eBay’s...
Onavo: Mobile shoppers compare prices most on Saturdays, buy most on Sundays, Mondays
App of the Week: 'Dead Set' makes it dead simple to create will

Williamsburg Walks Gets Reduced To One Weekend

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Photo via bitchcakes' flickr Williamsburg: of the six Saturdays that were scheduled, you are only getting one weekend for your pedestrian plaza this summer. The good news is, there's someone to direct your anger towards! According to FreeWilliamsburg, A & G Merch's Jill Goldhand is the leader of the...
Williamsburg Walks Gets Reduced To One Weekend

App of the Week: Google's new voice search kicks Siri's butt on iPhone, iPad

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Want to wow your friends and family this weekend? Check out the newly revamped Google Search app for iPhone and iPad, and specifically the updated voice search. Team GeekWire sat around the office this week trying this thing out, and in our experience the speed of the voice recognition...
App of the Week: Google's new voice search kicks Siri's butt on iPhone, iPad

Name that Tech Tune: Do you know this bootup sound?

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This week’s Name that Tech Tune contest features a bootup sound from a specific version of a widely used product. Up for grabs: Two pairs of tickets to the next GeekWire Meetup & Elevator Pitch event, coming up this Tuesday Oct. 23 at the Crocodile Cafe in Seattle. Listen to...
Name that Tech Tune: Do you know this bootup sound?

A Look Inside One of Samsung's New Stores At Best Buy

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From a distance, the Best Buy in Lewisville, Texas looks like they big box retailer’s typical outlets that dot the suburban U.S. landscape. The blue and yellow logo shines atop a large building in a sprawling strip mall, next to a Guitar Center and not far from a Costco, a...
A Look Inside One of Samsung's New Stores At Best Buy

16 People Who Worked Incredibly Hard To Succeed

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Successful people in every field are often said to be "blessed with talent" or even just lucky. But the truth is, many worked harder than the average person can even imagine. From athletes like Michael Jordan to executives like Howard Schultz, these people are known for waking up early and working toward...
16 People Who Worked Incredibly Hard To Succeed
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