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Dylan’s Desk: Free your mind, and your tech will follow

Inside Google's Plan to Build a Catalog of Every Single Thing, Ever

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There's a lot more to Google's Knowledge Graph than might be apparent from what you see in a casual search....
Inside Google's Plan to Build a Catalog of Every Single Thing, Ever

Don't be one of these 5 Facebook personalities

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There are so many users who use Facebook to document their lives, offer informational tidbits or to touch base with long-distance friends and family. Fortunately, most Facebook patrons manage to navigate this social media space extremely well. Inevitably, however, there are users that don’t. Let’s take a look at those...
Don't be one of these 5 Facebook personalities

DailyDirt: Happiness Is...

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The topic of death and suicide has been floating around the media lately -- from the gun control proposals to try to prevent future school shootings to the prominent suicide of internet activist, Aaron Swartz. So to fight some of these negative thoughts, here are just a few articles on...
DailyDirt: Happiness Is...

Thrillist's Big Cool Revenue Generator, JackThreads, Just Hit 4 Million Members

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JackThreads, the members-only clothing site for men, just hit 4 million members.  Ever since men's lifestyle brand Thrillist acquired the JackThreads back in 2010, the hip clothing site for men has experienced solid growth (see chart below). At the time of the acquisition, JackThreads had about 150,000 members. Just three months...
Thrillist's Big Cool Revenue Generator, JackThreads, Just Hit 4 Million Members

This Company Will Reward You With Free Data For Crowdsourcing Your WiFi Hotspot

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We previously profiled the Karma personal hotspot, a novel take on the conventional idea of a wireless personal hotspot. The device itself costs $79 and comes with 1 GB of free data. Additional data costs $14 per gigabyte. It never expires and carries over until you use it. Here's where...
This Company Will Reward You With Free Data For Crowdsourcing Your WiFi Hotspot
Vizio 14-inch Thin + Light ultrabook review

Do You Follow the Right People on Twitter?

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Do You Follow the Right People on Twitter? is a post from Chris PirilloFinally, a service has emerged that will help us manage who we follow on Twitter more effectively. ManageTwitter lets you know which of the Twitter users you follow aren’t following you back, who is inactive, who is...
Do You Follow the Right People on Twitter?

thenextweb: However, the most recent ad from Microsoft boosting...

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thenextweb: However, the most recent ad from Microsoft boosting its tablet line is a mess. Instead of focusing on any single feature of the Surface tablet, or even Windows 8, Microsoft tries to show off every single thing that it can in 30 seconds. Guess how effective that is. (via...
thenextweb: However, the most recent ad from Microsoft boosting...

Google Calls Its Smart Ad Relevance System “Smart Ass” (Yes, Seriously)

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What’s the best thing that I (and others) learned at D10 this year? (Other than the fact that Steve Jobs used to own a peacock, of course.) Onstage at D1o, Google SVP of Advertising  Susan Wojicicki revealed, in answering Walt Mossberg’s question about the sad state of ad relevancy, that...
Google Calls Its Smart Ad Relevance System “Smart Ass” (Yes, Seriously)

The latest Surface ad is a confused, spinning, spawn-of-rainbow mess

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Microsoft’s ad campaign for the Surface line of tablets has generally been strong. Wall painting, a teaser ad worth watching, and some decent early clips have provided the tablet line with buzz and a decent launch cycle. However, the most recent ad from Microsoft boosting its tablet line is a...
The latest Surface ad is a confused, spinning, spawn-of-rainbow mess

BlackBerry OS 6.0 screenshots, details!

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If you’re a BlackBerry fan, there is probably not a single thing you have been looking forward to more than what we have right here — screenshots and full details of RIM’s upcoming operating system, OS 6.0. One of our AT&T sources has not only showed us the brand...
BlackBerry OS 6.0 screenshots, details!

Sheryl Sandberg on Why Facebook Home Isn't an Immediate Hit

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As you may have heard by now, Facebook’s Home software for Android hasn’t exactly taken off. Of the billion-plus users on Facebook, only about one million users have installed the software to very mixed reviews. But in conversation with Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg at our D: All Things Digital...
Sheryl Sandberg on Why Facebook Home Isn't an Immediate Hit

9 simple ways to speed up your online business

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This post is brought to you by Comcast Business Class. Visit business.comcast.com to learn how Comcast Business Class can keep your business moving at the speed of the Internet. You’ve got the idea, you’ve got the product and you’ve got the customers. Now how do you make all of...
9 simple ways to speed up your online business

Meet Winston, an iOS app that aggregates, curates and then reads you the news

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Staying up to date on the news is a full time job by itself. Keeping yourself informed can control the better part of a work day if your interests are varied. There are innumerable applications, some quite capable, that can assist you in staying up to date on just what is going...
Meet Winston, an iOS app that aggregates, curates and then reads you the news

Review: Olloclip 3-in-One Photo Lens for iPhone 4 + 4S

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Though some people will scoff at the very idea of carrying a lens kit around for a point-and-shoot camera, Olloclip has done a really great job of making that easy. There’s only a single thing to toss into your pocket—a tiny black drawstring bag, which when opened reveals a...
Review: Olloclip 3-in-One Photo Lens for iPhone 4 + 4S

The Google catch-22 thing is getting really annoying, so just stop it already

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Just like Microsoft was the dartboard of the Internet for so many years simply because of its sheer size and “power”, Google has become the latest easy target. Over the weekend, Danny Sullivan wrote a post alerting the world to the addition of a Google+ share box on Google’s homepage....
The Google catch-22 thing is getting really annoying, so just stop it already

Project Glass is absolutely a mainstream product, and not just for “oversharers”

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Sure, we don’t know much about Google’s Project Glass right now. All we can do is imagine and wonder about all of the crazy things we can do with it, like jump out of a plane and share it with an audience in real-time. Unfortunately, the demonstration clouded many people’s...
Project Glass is absolutely a mainstream product, and not just for “oversharers”
Google's New 'Moto X' Superphone Will Spy On You 24/7, And You'll Like It

Tim Cook “Shocked” At iPad Demand, “Can’t Think Of A Single Thing A Netbook Does Well” http://tcrn.ch/c7ZAOy

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Tim Cook “Shocked” At iPad Demand, “Can’t Think Of A Single Thing A Netbook Does Well” http://tcrn.ch/c7ZAOy

Zynga New York split into Mobile, Social studios with OMGPOP acquisition — gearing up for mobile publishing

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With today’s OMGPOP acquisition, Zynga New York is split firmly into two studios: Zynga New York Social and Zynga New York Mobile. OMGPOP CEO Dan Porter now heads up the latter as vice president and general manager. The Zynga New York Mobile studio is made up of both OMGPOP and...
Zynga New York split into Mobile, Social studios with OMGPOP acquisition — gearing up for mobile publishing

Things You Don't See Every Day: MPAA Argues For Fair Use In Court

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April Fool's Day has already passed, so it appears this is legit. Yes, the MPAA has jumped into a court case to argue in favor of fair use. A few years ago, we wrote about the fact that there are actually lawyers whose main job is to watch movies to...
Things You Don't See Every Day: MPAA Argues For Fair Use In Court

Welcome to CES: A Trade Show, Not a Tastemaker

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Welcome to CES: A Trade Show, Not a Tastemaker: Mike Isaac on CES: Is the supposed premier event of the tech industry really the place we'll see all of the year's coming trends and successes play out? Can anyone name one single thing they took away from last year's CES,...
Welcome to CES: A Trade Show, Not a Tastemaker

After helping creatives earn six figures, Gumroad turns its product to help publishers vend their wares

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Independent e-commerce service Gumroad is enhancing the way it helps creatives sell their wares. To help publishers be more efficient, the company has launched several new features, including rolling payments and PDF stamping, and created a verified sellers program. These changes are being implemented as Gumroad shares that individual authors...
After helping creatives earn six figures, Gumroad turns its product to help publishers vend their wares
Futuristic startup super charges your possessions into digital life
Apple's Mac Mini production may head to the U.S. (and it's poised to kick butt)

TNW Pick of the Day: Friday launches to let Android users record their lives through their smartphone

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Last March we brought you news of a neat new Android app called Friday. In short, Friday helps you recall where you were when you did something – whether that was taking a photograph, or skipping the light fandango in Las Vegas. “Friday is an application that runs on your...
TNW Pick of the Day: Friday launches to let Android users record their lives through their smartphone
Sunglass Uses Open-Web Standards to Bring Architectural Drafting into the Modern Age
Medal of Honor: Warfighter hits October 23rd, first trailer released

How Twitter can kill the Twitter-killers

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Hopefully I'll be driving cross-country next week when Twitter announces its new features at their Chirp conference in San Francisco. The cross-country drive has become a ritual for me, it signals a major shift in my life, usually for the better. Anyway, thinking about what Twitter may announce next week,...
How Twitter can kill the Twitter-killers
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