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HTC One officially priced at AT&T starting at $199.99 with contract
Spotify reportedly prepping Pandora competitor

Amazon Starts Sharing What You’ve Highlighted on Your Kindle

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Shared by Jesse Stay I love this feature! Amazon, in a potentially controversial move, has started collecting information on what readers highlight in the e-books they’re reading on the company’s Kindle reader, and sharing it with others. The service doesn’t say which sections of which specific books a reader has...
Amazon Starts Sharing What You’ve Highlighted on Your Kindle

Toni Johnson: The Debate Over Anti-Piracy Laws

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Congress has postponed floor votes for the Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA), bills intended to increase protections for copyrighted digital content. This marked a victory for opponents who mounted landmark digital protests to call attention to what they believe was a move to give...
Toni Johnson: The Debate Over Anti-Piracy Laws
WordPress and Tumblr are Complementary, WordPress Founder Says

With Facebook's Open Graph, 62.6 million songs have been played 22 billion times

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Facebook has announced that since September 2011, 62.2 million songs are on the social network and have been played 22 billion times through its timeline apps. If you calculate this, it’s about 210 years worth of music! Since the social network says it’s focused on helping people discover, consumer, and...
With Facebook's Open Graph, 62.6 million songs have been played 22 billion times

NCBI ROFL: Social networks lack useful content for incontinence. | Discoblog

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It’s Facebook week on NCBI ROFL! All this week we’ll be featuring papers about everyone’s favorite social networking site. Enjoy! “OBJECTIVE: To assess the incontinence resources readily available for patients among social networks. Social networks allow users to connect with each other and share content and are a widely...
NCBI ROFL: Social networks lack useful content for incontinence. | Discoblog

Samsung launching Galaxy S III Mini with NFC at the end of the month

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Samsung announced today in a press release that it will release a new Galaxy S III variant at the end of the month that packs in NFC capabilities. Customers in the UK will be able to purchase the device through all major UK carriers and select retailers beginning at the...
Samsung launching Galaxy S III Mini with NFC at the end of the month
Does social beat search, or does “peacocking” get in the way?

Attorney Says Pinterest Needs To Change It Digital Copyright Policy

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Questions continue to mount about Pinterest's uneasy relationship with copyright law, with one attorney (and avid Pinterest user) saying the company needs to upgrade its Digital Millenium Copyright Act policies or risk being shut down. Connie Mableson, an attorney in Phoenix, offers a point-by-point breakdown of where Pinterest's DMCA policy...
Attorney Says Pinterest Needs To Change It Digital Copyright Policy

Google Buzz Boosts Sharing On Google Reader By 35 Percent

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Social sharing is becoming a big contributor to traffic for many sites. While Facebook and Twitter drive more sharing than any other services, Google is trying to compete with Buzz, which is now part of Gmail but shares links to article and blog posts through Google Reader. Over the...
Google Buzz Boosts Sharing On Google Reader By 35 Percent

ICS-powered Sony Xperia TL to land on AT&T Nov. 2 for $99

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9to5Google played with Sony’s official James Bond smartphone, the Xperia TL, last month at a media event in New York City, but now the rest of the world can experience the 007 action starting Nov. 2. Sony just announced the ICS-powered smartphone would land on AT&T for $99.99 with...
ICS-powered Sony Xperia TL to land on AT&T Nov. 2 for $99

Google Pretends It’s Facebook, Launches a Neutral Share Button Minus the +1

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Yesterday, Google launched another salvo in the attempt to make itself as relevant for social sharing as Facebook. Rather than use Google's existing "+1" button, which lets you automatically share content to your Google+ profile and publicly +1 something in Google results, the new "Google+" button lets you share without the...
Google Pretends It’s Facebook, Launches a Neutral Share Button Minus the +1

Miracast lets you share content without a Wi-Fi signal

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Wirelessly sharing content across multiple devices is nothing new, but streaming technology Miracast will let you share photos, videos, music and more across any certified device, regardless of manufacturer, without a Wi-Fi signal. The Wi-Fi Alliance on Wednesday launched the Miracast certification program, so that Miracast-equipped devices that have...
Miracast lets you share content without a Wi-Fi signal
Percolate Partners With Getty Images And Aviary To Help Companies Create And Share Images

AT&T announces HTC One preorders begin April 4: $199 for 32GB, $299 for 64GB

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AT&T officially announced pricing and availability of the HTC One today following some inaccurate rumors floating around yesterday.  AT&T confirmed that the 4.7-inch aluminum unibody device will arrive for customers beginning April 19 starting at  $199.99 for the 32GB variant on the usual two-year contract. It also noted that...
AT&T announces HTC One preorders begin April 4: $199 for 32GB, $299 for 64GB
The Problem With Google Glass: People Wearing Them Can Record You Without You Knowing (GOOG)

Why Social Media Means Big Opportunities for Women

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Jessica Faye Carter is an award-winning author and columnist. Her company, Nette Media develops social media technologies for women and multicultural communities, and she blogs at Technicultr.Women have firmly established their presence on the social web, and account for the majority of users on many popular social media sites. But...
Why Social Media Means Big Opportunities for Women

Google+ finally allows you to merge your accounts

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Google+ users with a profile attached to their regular Gmail account and one attached to their Google apps account are finally able to merge those two accounts, thanks to a new tool launched by Google Thursday. The tool, which is part of Google Takeout, the company’s data portability initiative, allows...
Google+ finally allows you to merge your accounts

Plus points

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The challenge for Google Plus is to create a "compelling experience". Jemima Kiss asks how they might do thatYou only have to look to Facebook to see the work Google Plus needs to do. A compelling experience is crucial to making money from social activity online, yet Google Plus is...
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Code Name Zuckerbird: Twitter's New Facebook App?

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After last week's news that Twitter had moved into the mobile application space with a native BlackBerry client and their acquisition of Tweetie, developers are wary as to whether the company will expand further into their turf, or work to expand their options through the platform. Twitter has stated they...
Code Name Zuckerbird: Twitter's New Facebook App?
To Infinity And Beyond: Buzz Lightyear, T-Pain, Hot Chocolate And Technology
Kliq shares your content smartly across all your social networks

Andrew Ross Sorkin Tries (And Fails) To Poke Some Holes In Facebook's 'Active Users' Stats

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New York Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin is trying to whip up some hysteria around the relatively straight laced IPO filing from Facebook this morning. The gist of his column: Facebook says it has 845 million monthly active users, but "active users" doesn't necessarily mean a user is coming...
Andrew Ross Sorkin Tries (And Fails) To Poke Some Holes In Facebook's 'Active Users' Stats

Instagram lays framework for monetization, sharing info with Facebook in ToS update

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Facebook and Instagram will be able to get a bit cozier under that new shared roof beginning early next year. On January 16th, the photo sharing site's new Terms of Service will go into effect, enabling the network to share information, content and usage stats with "businesses that are...
Instagram lays framework for monetization, sharing info with Facebook in ToS update

Google+ gets an official share button

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Hey there Google+ fans – here’s a quickie about a new toy for you to play with starting today. Google has introduced a full-fledged “Share” button for Google+, breaking form from the original +1 button which got a visual update a few weeks ago. Now you’ll have the option, just as...
Google+ gets an official share button

One Problem With Facebook’s New Like Button: It Doesn’t Work With Connect Sites

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Over the weekend while trying to implement Facebook’s extremely buzzed about “Like” button, I found out that trying to implement it on an existing Facebook Connect enabled site simply doesn’t work. I’m clearly not the only person having problems. Techcrunch implemented the “Like” button last week on the day of...
One Problem With Facebook’s New Like Button: It Doesn’t Work With Connect Sites

Facebook Might Ruin Yahoo's Attempt To Become Cool Again By Buying Tumblr

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Everyone is reporting that Yahoo is in serious talks to buy Tumblr. Tumblr is basically a Twitter for images (or, if you prefer, a dead-simple "blogging platform" that allows you to follow other users)--a digital "platform" that allows users to post and share content. These talks between Yahoo and...
Facebook Might Ruin Yahoo's Attempt To Become Cool Again By Buying Tumblr

Facebook’s New “Like” Button And The Anonymized “Like” Stream

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Last night’s story from the Financial Times about a behavioral ad network being powered by Facebook’s new Like button turned out to be completely false and the article was quickly changed to reveal nothing new. However with all the discussion around Facebook’s new “Like” button and speculation about its implications,...
Facebook’s New “Like” Button And The Anonymized “Like” Stream
Youku and Tudou merging to create China's largest video site
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?