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Study: Cyberbullying Is Far Less Frequent Than Traditional, Face-To-Face Bullying

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Despite the breathless headlines and TV news segments, researcher Dan Olweus of the University of Bergen, Norway, reported the results of a study that found that traditional bullying in schools and playgrounds is far more common than cyberbullying. Olewus studied 450,000 students in the U.S. from grade 3 to 12...
Study: Cyberbullying Is Far Less Frequent Than Traditional, Face-To-Face Bullying
Fast Company Is Hiring A Senior Video Producer

Dribbble: Twitter for Designers

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Part image library, part discussion forum and part game, Dribbble is a site by and for designers. Users upload bite-sized work samples and do a show-and-tell on their latest creations or works in progress.The site was in private beta until this past weekend, and Co-founder Dan Cederholm said the...
Dribbble: Twitter for Designers
PandoMonthly with Tony Hsieh Post-Event Recap
Koozoo Aims To Build A Live Video Network With 24-Hour Footage From Old Phones

California universities to produce 50 open-source textbooks

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California Governor Jerry Brown gave his pen a workout yesterday. In addition to signing legislation prohibiting social network snooping by employers and colleges, he also has also signed off on a proposal for the state to fund 50 open source digital textbooks. He signed two bills, one to create the...
California universities to produce 50 open-source textbooks

Ubuntu for phones makes its official debut

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It's been close to a year since Canonical announced Ubuntu for Android, the smartphone version of its popular Linux distribution that's designed to launch the full Ubuntu desktop when an Android phone is docked with a keyboard and monitor. Last fall the concept came to light again with a...
Ubuntu for phones makes its official debut

CEO Supper Club: Aaron Levie’s Key to Beating Dropbox

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As the wine-soaked CEO Supper Club continued through the evening, I asked Box’s Aaron Levie about the key differentiator between Box and Dropbox and how he competes with such an impressive company. As he answered the question it became clear: Intense, unblinking focus. Just watch. As is also clear...
CEO Supper Club: Aaron Levie’s Key to Beating Dropbox

Nokia Siemens in Talks to Sell Unit

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Nokia Siemens Networks, a joint venture between Finland's Nokia and Germany's Siemens, is in talks with several companies to sell its business support systems unit as part of a drive to offload non-core segments....
Nokia Siemens in Talks to Sell Unit
Dachis Group’s Advocate Insight Finds A Brand’s Most Valuable Fans
On The Verge returns tomorrow with Senator Al Franken, Mary Jo Foley, and Chipocrite!

Google wants more Android developers to aim for 'great tablet experiences'

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Keen for more native apps to capitalise on the capabilities of the Nexus 10 and other tabletsGoogle's latest Nexus-branded tablet, the Samsung-made Nexus 10, is as impressive in the flesh as its specs are on paper (well, blog post).It's light, with an excellent screen, powerful processor, and a strong suite...
Google wants more Android developers to aim for 'great tablet experiences'

A marriage in supercomputing land: Cray acquires Appro for $25 million in cash

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Two super-duper computing firms are to become one as Cray today announced that it has agree to purchase Appro International, a privately-held developer of ‘scalable supercomputing solutions’, for approximately $25 million in cash. The acquisition price assumes at least a $3.5 million net working capital balance at closing, sans debt....
A marriage in supercomputing land: Cray acquires Appro for $25 million in cash
Dell buying Wyse, dumb terminal pioneer
'StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm' opening evokes Blizzard's classic cinematic thrills
On The Verge returns July 26th with Senator Al Franken and Mary Jo Foley

Apsalar Lets You Customize Your Mobile App For Users Based On Their Behavior

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Apsalar, a San Francisco-based mobile analytics startup, is giving developers more precision in how they target their users. The company is launching something called “Advanced User Segments” today. In plain English, that means that developers can change the way their app works or send targeted promotions to consumers based on...
Apsalar Lets You Customize Your Mobile App For Users Based On Their Behavior

What A Difference A Year Makes

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What A Difference A Year Makes: Chris Ziegler: We've just been tipped to a memo circulated internally by HP's Todd Bradley -- who runs the company's recently-merged Printing and Personal Systems Group -- announcing the creating of a new Mobility business unit underneath him that will be responsible for "consumer...
What A Difference A Year Makes

Cisco's John Chambers Says US Economy Is Slowly And Steadily Improving (CSCO)

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The US economy is on the mend and will likely get better, says Cisco CEO John Chambers. Cisco is often looked at as a bellweather of the economy. That's because Cisco is the biggest player in the networking equipment market and its customers are the some of the biggest companies...
Cisco's John Chambers Says US Economy Is Slowly And Steadily Improving (CSCO)

Nokia Bets on Phones with Mid-to-Low Prices

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Nokia Corp. launched new Windows smartphones in the mid- and lower-range price segments in a bid to boost its sales even as its main competitors are releasing a slew of higher-end devices....
Nokia Bets on Phones with Mid-to-Low Prices
'Uber For Local Home Services' Provider ClubLocal Launches In The Bay Area

Analysts are bad at their jobs: IDC cuts its Windows Phone forecast by 40% in just 181 days

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We all laugh and grunt about analyst predictions, knowing that a particular market segment might not exist in five years, let alone grow into a $400 billion market. Or was it $315 billion? Not that it really matters when you are in the business of inventing firm numbers from air....
Analysts are bad at their jobs: IDC cuts its Windows Phone forecast by 40% in just 181 days
BlackBerry 10 is drawing a crowd

T-Mobile could become the good guy carrier you've always wanted

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If you’re thinking of making the switch to a new carrier, T-Mobile is making a good case for what it should be the one you choose. The self-described “un-carrier” will start rolling out its LTE network later this month, and with it, is activating the LTE functionality in the Galaxy Note II, which...
T-Mobile could become the good guy carrier you've always wanted

Where Are the Nonprofit Social Media Strategists?

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This tweet from Patty Campbell caught my eye.  After reading a list of corporate social media strategists and community mangers compiled by Jeremiah Owyang, she wondered if there was a nonprofit list? Yes, there is!  Over at the WeAreMedia Wiki, we have a "Expertise Map" where people self-selected to...
Where Are the Nonprofit Social Media Strategists?

Kodak to sell its film business

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The company is auctioning off its print film business and other segments as it tries to reorganize in the midst of bankruptcy. [Read more]...
Kodak to sell its film business

No, Spoiled Brooklynites, the G Train Actually Doesn't Suck, Data Nerd Says

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Let’s talk about the G train, aardvark of the New York City subway system, the sole major line that doesn’t reach into Manhattan, and the train that Brooklynites love to hate for being too slow, too short, too often suspended and too little loved by the powers that be. Except,...
No, Spoiled Brooklynites, the G Train Actually Doesn't Suck, Data Nerd Says
Tonight! On The Verge with Senator Al Franken, Mary Jo Foley, and Chipocrite!

Addvocate Uses Kickstarter Model To Launch "Paid Beta" For Service That Coordinates Social Media Inside The Company Walls

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Addvocate is launching today with a “paid beta,” that will allow customers to set their own price for the service that aspires to take on the still primitive methods for coordinating social media inside a company’s walls. The model is similar to Kickstarter, which allows people to set the amount...
Addvocate Uses Kickstarter Model To Launch "Paid Beta" For Service That Coordinates Social Media Inside The Company Walls

Case study: Facebook mobile install ads take app from No. 253 to No. 5 in App Store

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Facebook advertising company Naningans ran a Facebook mobile campaign for an e-commerce app developer during the holidays, moving the app’s rank in the Apple Store from the mid-200s to the top 10 in its category, with the use of Facebook’s mobile app install ads. Within a 10-day campaign period leading...
Case study: Facebook mobile install ads take app from No. 253 to No. 5 in App Store
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