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Silo Thinking Impedes Innovation http://bit.ly/bLlK9T by @PaulSloane > Why I see company #innovation intertwined with #e20

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Silo Thinking Impedes Innovation http://bit.ly/bLlK9T by @PaulSloane > Why I see company #innovation intertwined with #e20

Does Your Enterprise Have A Social Silo Just Wasting Money?

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The need for integration between social media and SEO is steadily increasing. We have all read the articles about the way that content is +1′ed by people you follow is shown in Google results (or how content Liked by a Facebook friend is elevated in Bing results). You have also...
Does Your Enterprise Have A Social Silo Just Wasting Money?

Cartoon: The Winter of Our Dis-content

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Have you noticed that we aren't writers any more? Or filmmakers, or video producers, or even musicians or cartoonists? We're content-creators. Way too often, I hear Web folks talk about "content" as some kind of undifferentiated commodity: "Yep, figger we're gonna need ten, maybe twelve kilos o' content for that...
Cartoon: The Winter of Our Dis-content

Chime for Chrome aggregates all your notifications from Gmail, Twitter, Facebook and more

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If you have a hankering to pull all the messages from your most commonly used Web services into a single silo, then this nifty little browser extension could be what you’re looking for. Chime for Chrome aggregates notifications from Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, LinkedIn, Quora, Github, Flickr, Foursquare and Stackoverflow....
Chime for Chrome aggregates all your notifications from Gmail, Twitter, Facebook and more

How Two Startups Are Joining Forces To Fix the Mobile Silo Problem

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For most small game studios, designing for the iPhone and Android is a major pain point. Double Fine, the studio that made waves in February for its insanely record-breaking Kickstarter campaign, has found a clever solution via a partnership with Zipline Games, a Seattle-based gaming company that offers a mix...
How Two Startups Are Joining Forces To Fix the Mobile Silo Problem

Photovine for iOS is a Flipboard-style magazine for your Instagram and Facebook photos

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Remember Slide, that social technology company acquired by Google way back in 2010? No? Well, just to jog your memory, one of the first products to emerge from that acquisition was an iOS (yup) app called Photovine, which rolled out in July 2011. In the build up to launch, Slide...
Photovine for iOS is a Flipboard-style magazine for your Instagram and Facebook photos

Connecting Things to the Internet Does Not an Internet of Things Make

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Image copyright Red_SpruceThe Internet of Things has continued to emerge as a trend this year within the consumer electronics sector. Everyone’s trying to get into the game, with connected devices now ranging from dog collars to toasters to sneaker, all getting connected to the “cloud.” This is an exciting trend...
Connecting Things to the Internet Does Not an Internet of Things Make

Designing for health tech? Remember the 7 deadly sins

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Plenty of entrepreneurs are trying to capitalize on the growing consumer and investor interest in digital health, but if you want to snare some money from at least one venture capitalist you might want to keep human vices — like lust, gluttony and greed — in mind. At a SXSW Interactive panel...
Designing for health tech? Remember the 7 deadly sins

Marvel comes to Apple’s iBookstore in a big way with over 80 graphic novels

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Marvel today announced that it was bringing more than 80 of its graphic novels to Apple’s iBookstore, reports The Loop. Marvel already peddles its wares via its own iPad app, but this latest move puts the generally longer graphic novels directly at the fingertips of iBookstore browsers. Marvel announced a...
Marvel comes to Apple’s iBookstore in a big way with over 80 graphic novels
Life inside a renovated Atlas F missile bunker

Cracking The Nut With Jam, SAP Moves Social Tools Out Of The Silo And Into Business Apps

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SAP is rebuilding its social tools with a service called Jam that it will launch in November. It will combine social networking, real-time updates, and the ability to build apps that are “purpose built” for people who need to communicate with people inside and outside the corporate walls. Instead of...
Cracking The Nut With Jam, SAP Moves Social Tools Out Of The Silo And Into Business Apps

Kinvey Raises $5 Million for Mobile and Web App Back End As A Service

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Kinvey, the TechStars startup out of Boston that provides a unique back end as a service (BaaS), has closed $5 million in a new Series-A round of financing, led by Avalon Ventures with Atlas Venture following on. Kinvey previously raised a $2 million seed round in August last year. Kinvey...
Kinvey Raises $5 Million for Mobile and Web App Back End As A Service

Red Hat Storage 2.0 Could Bridge the File System/Big Data Gap

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It could be the killer combination of server technologies: unified object storage with sharded, distributed big data. Imagine Hadoop clusters whose locales transcend both geographies and clouds, and whose contents can be addressed the same way as any other file. It could help bridge the current gap between big data clusters...
Red Hat Storage 2.0 Could Bridge the File System/Big Data Gap
It's great that AT&T opened FaceTime up but when will Apple?

What Kind of Software Company Should You Work For?

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I met Peter Griess last night and heard him talk about his career. Even though he still has plenty of years ahead of him, he has already worked for NetApp, Yahoo, and now Facebook. He was part of a nine-person startup that worked on some interesting social email apps that...
What Kind of Software Company Should You Work For?

Netflix launches updated Xbox 360 app with 'Just for Kids' section aimed at under-12s

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Netflix has announced that the latest incarnation of its Xbox 360 app now includes ‘Just for Kids’, a section designed specifically for children. This feature is already available on its website, Nintendo Wii, Apple TV and PS3, so it’s little surprise to see it landing on Microsoft’s console/media player at...
Netflix launches updated Xbox 360 app with 'Just for Kids' section aimed at under-12s
Adobe Social Launches To Create And Monitor Social Ads

The web isn't one-size-fits-all anymore, so the as-a-service world just keeps on growing

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Hiring a bunch of people with varied talents to develop a web service in a silo seems to be less and less common. The emerging approach is to make small teams and rely on other companies with skills in little niches. More of these little-niche providers are popping up, with...
The web isn't one-size-fits-all anymore, so the as-a-service world just keeps on growing

This CEO Has A Plan To Save Us From Email Hell

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Who doesn't want something better than email? We all spend too much time dealing with it. Avinoam Nowogrodski is CEO of Israeli-based Clarizen. It makes a cloud app that competes head-to-head with Asana. Asana has the Valley agog in part because its founded by two prominent ex-Facebookers but also because...
This CEO Has A Plan To Save Us From Email Hell

Onswipe expands into a massive content distribution network with its new UI

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Born out of TechStars, Onswipe makes it easy for any publisher, from a new blogger to the NY Times, to transform their content into an immersive experience on the iPad. It delivers a beautiful, app like experience on the web that’s completely built for the tablet. Still fresh from the...
Onswipe expands into a massive content distribution network with its new UI
Instagram cuts off Twitter cards integration, further souring relationship

Open for business: the Google Apps Marketplace

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Every day, thousands of businesses choose the cloud. More than 2 million businesses have adopted Google Apps over the last three years, eliminating the hassles associated with purchasing, installing and maintaining hardware and software themselves.We've found that when businesses begin to experience the benefits of cloud computing, they want more....
Open for business: the Google Apps Marketplace
The shifting definition of the Web browser

The Engadget Show 35: EVs in Portland, hacked bicycles and a Tesla Model S test drive

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With a transportation themed episode, it only seemed natural to take the Engadget Show out of our traditional digs -- it was also a great excuse to visit one of our favorite cities in the world: Portland, Oregon. We drove Mitsubishi's i-MiEV EV around the Northwestern green mecca, stopping...
The Engadget Show 35: EVs in Portland, hacked bicycles and a Tesla Model S test drive

Social Media Tactics Still Learning to Play Well With Others

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Social media is on the front of every marketer’s mind (or at least it seems that way) but it still gets the treatment normally reserved for those who don’t quite fit in. In other words, while there is tremendous value in social media it is still a tough road...
Social Media Tactics Still Learning to Play Well With Others

Marketo Wants To Add A Social Boost To Every Marketing Campaign

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Last month, Marketo announced that it was acquiring social marketing startup Crowd Factory to add a social component to its marketing automation tools. Today the company is releasing its first products to come out of the deal. Marketo CEO Phil Fernandez says this represents the two companies’ technology “all put...
Marketo Wants To Add A Social Boost To Every Marketing Campaign

The Weekly Good: This Analytics Company Wants To Help Put An End To Human Trafficking

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[Editor's Note: This is a weekly series. If your company is doing something amazing to help a charitable cause or doing some good in your community, please reach out.] Random acts of kindness and good come from all different sources, some of them being from the last place you thought...
The Weekly Good: This Analytics Company Wants To Help Put An End To Human Trafficking

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Reviews Windows 8: Elegant, Innovative And Puzzling

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A few days ago, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen quietly published an extensive review of Windows 8. In it, Allen – who resigned from the Microsoft board in 2000 but still consults for the company – calls Windows 8 “a significant evolutionary milestone in Windows development,” but his praise mostly focuses...
Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Reviews Windows 8: Elegant, Innovative And Puzzling

Facebook in your Palm; Fun building the new Facebook app

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When Ben and I joined Palm to run Developer Relations, we knew that we wanted to eat dogfood pretty quickly. We have had some mobile related projects in the past, but they were either mobile Web sites, or Java based. Being able to take our web skillz to rich...
Facebook in your Palm; Fun building the new Facebook app

IBM's Anjul Bhambhri: Letting Silos Be Silos

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The business of information technology has made verbs of many nouns, not the least of which is "siloing." On the one hand, workers in an enterprise tend to operate against their own interest when they continue to do their business from disparate silos. On the other, corporations that actively try...
IBM's Anjul Bhambhri: Letting Silos Be Silos
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