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SuperPop Project develops game for children with motor skills impairments, aided by Microsoft's Kinect (video)

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The tools available to therapists tasked with helping children with motor skills impairments improve their range of motion are definitely helpful. But the Human-Automation Systems Lab at Georgia Tech is looking to make said tools even better (specifically for those with cerebral palsy) with the SuperPop Project. With the...
SuperPop Project develops game for children with motor skills impairments, aided by Microsoft's Kinect (video)

5 Highly Effective Landing Page Tips

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For many years, I’ve been on panels where I comment on PPC landing pages volunteered by the audience. Given the wild popularity of these sessions, it’s safe to say that marketers are still way behind in their landing page improvement efforts. Often, they just need a push to get started...
5 Highly Effective Landing Page Tips

Thoughts from Penelope Trunk of Brazen Careerist

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Penelope Trunk is the founder of Brazen Careerist and two other startups. She is a prolific writer and her blog, mixing a combination of work, entrepreneurship, and personal anecdotes, is one of the most popular blogs on the Internet. Penelope recently took the time to speak with me as...
Thoughts from Penelope Trunk of Brazen Careerist

Startup nation: UpWest Labs introduces its third batch of Israeli teams

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Today, we take a look at the six under-the-radar startups from Israel that were brought to Silicon Valley by the UpWest Labs accelerator program. This is the third batch of startups that have made it through the selection process and made their way from sunny Israel to no less sunny...
Startup nation: UpWest Labs introduces its third batch of Israeli teams

Tablet or smartphone? It might depend on your age (charts)

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While tablets are shrinking and smartphones are just getting bigger, people are still using them in very different ways. Flurry has some new data to show just how the two devices diverge and how their users compare. And it generally comes down to this: tablets appeal to an older and more gender-balanced...
Tablet or smartphone? It might depend on your age (charts)

'We, The Web Kids': Manifesto For An Anti-ACTA Generation

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One of the striking features of the demonstrations against ACTA that took place across Europe over the last few weeks was the youth of the participants. That's not to say that only young people are concerned about ACTA, but it's an indication that they take its assault on the Internet...
'We, The Web Kids': Manifesto For An Anti-ACTA Generation
UserVOD Helps Mobile Developers (Virtually) Look Over Users' Shoulders

Zuum updates Facebook strategy tool to provide more insight on page content, competitor performance

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Facebook strategy software company Zuum today releases a new dashboard interface designed to give marketers an understanding of metrics and trends on a number of Facebook pages at once, regardless of whether they have admin rights to the pages. With Zuum’s subscription service, companies can monitor between five and 10...
Zuum updates Facebook strategy tool to provide more insight on page content, competitor performance

Apple announces WWDC schedule; keynote set for June 11

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The company also released an application for WWDC attendees, allowing them to stay up-to-date on events, sessions, and labs taking place at this year's conference. [Read more]...
Apple announces WWDC schedule; keynote set for June 11

Ticket-selling company Fandango partners with Telemundo to target Hispanic moviegoers

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The ticket-selling platform Fandango is partnering with Telemundo to target Hispanic audiences, IndieWire reports. Following its partnership with this US Spanish-speaking network, the company will launch Fandango Cine, which should be ready for 2012 last quarter. This isn’t the first time that the online ticketing platform has partnered with other...
Ticket-selling company Fandango partners with Telemundo to target Hispanic moviegoers

YC Demo Day Session 3: Crowdtilt, Flypad, Carsabi, Anyperk, TiKL, Dealupa, Priceonomics

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Crowdfunding, gaming, finding deals, and decorating your office  – these are some of the ideas powering the startups in Y Combinator’s Winter 2012 Demo Day session three. We’re here at Mountain View’s Computer History Museum covering the flurry of launches, and investors are salivating. You can read our coverage of...
YC Demo Day Session 3: Crowdtilt, Flypad, Carsabi, Anyperk, TiKL, Dealupa, Priceonomics

Kissinger: Smooching robot for virtual make-out sessions

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The Kissinger kissing robot concept from Lovotics lets people virtually smooch with each other. Big silicone lips on each animal-shaped device register and replicate lip movements for long-distance affection....
Kissinger: Smooching robot for virtual make-out sessions

What To Expect From Us At SXSW

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I just arrived in Austin, Texas for South By Southwest Interactive. It's my first time. I see it as a chance to bump into some of the great minds in the tech industry and find out where they think we're headed. It will surely also be a chance to drink...
What To Expect From Us At SXSW
Y Combinator-Backed Delight.io Lets Developers See What Beta Users Are Really Doing In Their Apps

Consider Desktops in the Cloud for BYOD

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Desktop-as-a-Service is an interesting way for IT execs to provide cloud-based Windows desktop sessions, as well as shared resources such as storage....
Consider Desktops in the Cloud for BYOD

The Google I/O 2012 Android app is live, grab it for live streaming, maps and scheduling now

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Google’s Roman Nurik has announced that the company’s Google I/O 2012 conference app is now live, offering session listings, scheduling and more. There is a live streaming component that will go active during the conference, as well as the normal lab and session scheduling and maps to help you get...
The Google I/O 2012 Android app is live, grab it for live streaming, maps and scheduling now

Karaoke for Xbox Live starts belting out hits

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Attention all songbirds: your time to shine is almost here. Microsoft and Stingray Media's Karaoke will be hitting Xbox Live on December 11th. The game is free to download, but would-be vocalists will have to purchase playing sessions of two, six and 24 hours respectively priced at: 240, 400...
Karaoke for Xbox Live starts belting out hits

SMX East Agenda Launched! Join Us Oct. 2-4 in NYC - Register Today, Save $400

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Attend SMX East and get expert insights and real-world-proven tactics that yield results instantly. The multi-track agenda, developed by the editorial team of Search Engine Land, includes over 50 sessions on SEO, PPC, local/mobile search, social media marketing and more. Register today and save... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
SMX East Agenda Launched! Join Us Oct. 2-4 in NYC - Register Today, Save $400

Next TPP Negotiation Session Has Only 3 Hours Allotted For Negotiators To Talk To Public Interest Advocates

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The USTR's handling of public interest access to TPP negotiators has bounced around over the last few negotiating sessions, with many suggesting that last months' meetings in San Diego were actually handled somewhat decently. However, with the upcoming negotiating round in Virginia, apparently there's no more time to be talking...
Next TPP Negotiation Session Has Only 3 Hours Allotted For Negotiators To Talk To Public Interest Advocates

Twitter looks to add two-factor authentication to stop password hacks

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Twitter is looking to add another layer of protection to its user authentication. After having at least 250,000 accounts' passwords compromised in an attack against its service last week, Twitter apparently plans to implement two-factor authentication as an option to help users better protect their accounts—or at least it's...
Twitter looks to add two-factor authentication to stop password hacks

Viber hits 100 million users, partners with Nokia on WP7

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The messaging company says that Nokia's Windows Phone 7 devices will now be able to place free HD-quality phone calls and hold group-messaging sessions. [Read more]...
Viber hits 100 million users, partners with Nokia on WP7

Privacy advocates welcome Yahoo Mail HTTPS roll-out

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Digital rights and privacy advocates have welcomed Yahoo's decision to provide its users with an option to enable HTTPS (HTTP Secure) for their entire webmail sessions....
Privacy advocates welcome Yahoo Mail HTTPS roll-out

Google releases Course Builder, takes online learning down an open-source road

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Google is well-known for projects with unexpected origins. It's almost natural, then, that the code Google used to build a web course has led to a full-fledged tool for online education. The open-source Course Builder project lets anyone make their own learning resources, complete with scheduled activities and lessons,...
Google releases Course Builder, takes online learning down an open-source road
Dispatch: ‘Ambient awareness’ apps light up SXSW, but what about the wider world?

How to moderate a brainstorming session and get results

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This post is brought to you by Citrix GoToMeeting Ah yes, ye old brainstorming session. We’ve all been there, and have had varying degrees of success with the process. But what makes for a great brainstorming session, and more importantly, what drives a session to produce some truly great...
How to moderate a brainstorming session and get results

Magazine Publishers Start To Coalesce Around Better Digital Metrics

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Hearst is following Conde Nast’s lead and will start releasing metrics on its paid iPad editions, the company announced today. Separately, the Association of Magazine Media has released a new set of guidelines for digital metrics. Hearst, which charges separately for its magazines’ digital editions instead of bundling them...
Magazine Publishers Start To Coalesce Around Better Digital Metrics

The Unintended Consequences of Using Airtime

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Even Zuck uses Airtime. Forbes freaked out your Betabeat writers recently with an alarmist post about the way Sean & Shawn’s new videochatting service, Airtime, monitors the tool for inappropriate content. Apparently Airtime takes pictures of you sporadically throughout your videochat sessions to make sure there’s no sexy cam action...
The Unintended Consequences of Using Airtime

Apple Files For “iTunes Live” Trademark

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Apple has been filing applications for quite a number of trademarks lately, most of which get rigorously tracked and dissected by sites like PatentlyApple.com, among others. But somehow, the most recent applications filed by Apple trademark correspondent Lisa G. Widup have gone unnoticed. Until today. Looks like Apple earlier...
Apple Files For “iTunes Live” Trademark

Twitter May Release Some Deleted Usernames Within Weeks

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What’s happening with all those inactive and deleted usernames that Twitter has? Some of them will continue to be held back for a few more weeks; some likely for much longer, Twitter cofounder Ev Williams said yesterday. I caught Williams between sessions at the Chirp conference yesterday and put to...
Twitter May Release Some Deleted Usernames Within Weeks
Apple refutes claim they cribbed notes from Sony, reveal prototype "Purple"
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