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Realtime Raises $100 Million To Make The Internet More Like Live TV

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Imagine never having to hit your browser refresh button again. Imagine that the whole Internet continuously live streams itself, even if you keep a single Web page open for hours -- or if you access a site from your mobile phone. Imagine being an enterprise that builds a website that...
Realtime Raises $100 Million To Make The Internet More Like Live TV

Now Last.fm looking into password hack. Who’s next?

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First LinkedIn, then eHarmony, and now possibly Last.fm. As the number of sites falling victim to password hackers continues to grow, the questions are flooding in: are these incidents all connected? And, perhaps more importantly, who’s next? On Thursday, the CBS-owned, London-headquartered music site told users that it was investigating...
Now Last.fm looking into password hack. Who’s next?

New Type of Database Gets High-Profile Funding

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There is a thing and there are ways to describe a thing. But why stop there? FluidInfo is a startup company that has built a new information architecture that positions databases as an open-ended way to describe the world, with access by anyone to add entirely new fields of data...
New Type of Database Gets High-Profile Funding

Adeven Launches Adjust.io Analyzer To Give Mobile App Advertisers Combined Analytics And Tracking

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When the mobile analytics and ad verification startup Adeven unveiled Apptrace, its free tool to enable users to get an overview of key performance indictors for apps residing in Apple’s App Store, we were sure it wouldn’t be long before a revenue-generating product reared its head. Today that’s happened, with the launch of adjust.io analyzer...
Adeven Launches Adjust.io Analyzer To Give Mobile App Advertisers Combined Analytics And Tracking

RIM Releases Mobile Fusion Device Management Service, Plays Nice With iOS And Android

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The folks at RIM can see the writing on the wall — they’ve historically enjoyed plenty of enterprise love, but the recent “bring your own device” trend means headaches not only for RIM, but for the companies that have to manage all of them. In a move to hang on...
RIM Releases Mobile Fusion Device Management Service, Plays Nice With iOS And Android

Scoop: Facebook wins legal battle against Power.com over spam, unauthorized access

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We’ve received word that Facebook has emerged victorious in court after a long legal tussle with Power Ventures, the VC-backed company behind now-defunct (and up for sale) social networking hub Power.com. We’ve since obtained the court judgment documents and have verified and confirmed with Facebook that it has indeed won....
Scoop: Facebook wins legal battle against Power.com over spam, unauthorized access

Bloomberg signs NYC 'Open Data Policy' into law, plans web portal for 2018

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Live in Manhattan and wish that your local government would be more transparent about its data and make it more easily accessible? Well, consider the request granted by a little bill dubbed as Introductory Number 29-A, which Mayor Bloomberg signed into law this past week. Apparently following in the...
Bloomberg signs NYC 'Open Data Policy' into law, plans web portal for 2018

Quartz Shoots for Tablet and Mobile Readers, but Doesn't Arm Itself With an App

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After a summer of buzz, Quartz, Atlantic Media’s new business news site, lights up today. Pro Tip 1: If you want to see what the fuss is about, head over to qz.com, not quartz.com. The latter will only help you if you’re interested in tubing and rod. Pro Tip 2:...
Quartz Shoots for Tablet and Mobile Readers, but Doesn't Arm Itself With an App

Microsoft unveils Data Sense for Windows Phone 8 , to debut on Verizon devices

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Microsoft has just outed Data Sense, a new app for Windows Phone 8 to make sure you don't burn through your data plan. On top of keeping track of your data, it compresses every single web page you browse to keep streaming usage to a minimum, and also searches...
Microsoft unveils Data Sense for Windows Phone 8 , to debut on Verizon devices

Down the Rabbit Hole with Hyperlinks in Hand: On the "Curator's Code"

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ᔥ via The Curator's Code For about three-and-a-half years, I ran the news department of a major Web site where I had one hard and fast rule, the utterance of which will surely bring back headaches for my former writers. The rule was called "Over & Above," and it boiled...
Down the Rabbit Hole with Hyperlinks in Hand: On the "Curator's Code"

TweetDeck is Working on Browser-Based Mobile Client

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TweetDeck, the popular Twitter and Facebook client, will soon be available in a cross-platform mobile version. According to TweetDeck's founder and CEO Ian Dodsworth, the company's reason for putting resources behind a browser-based mobile version of the app is that HTML5 is "looming on the horizon, tempting us with all...
TweetDeck is Working on Browser-Based Mobile Client

‘Micro-publishing’ startup Checkthis picks up $910,000 in seed funding to help fuel its public beta

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This morning, Checkthis announced that it has raised a $910,000 seed round. The funding closed in May, with the round ending oversubscribed. The company began the fundraising process in January, and the round was led by Lerer Ventures, with Index Ventures, SV Angel, Betaworks, Seedcamp, and various angel investors taking part....
‘Micro-publishing’ startup Checkthis picks up $910,000 in seed funding to help fuel its public beta

Sacrificing Web Standards for Short-Term Gain?

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Editor’s note: Sean Gerety is a user experience geek and Microsoft Regional Director (a program for independent developers who connect Microsoft with the developer community). Follow him on Twitter @IdeaKitchn. When I saw 4ormat’s TechCrunch post, “Bootstrapped Startup Saves Over $100K by Dropping IE,” I first called shenanigans, but then congratulated...
Sacrificing Web Standards for Short-Term Gain?

Apple and Mozilla Copy Chrome’s Crash Behavior

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Providing more proof that Google’s evil plan to take over the world is coming along nicely, both Apple (WebKit2) and Mozilla (Firefox Lorentz) are making modifications to their web browsers that mimic something Google’s Chrome already does. One of the reasons that Chrome is different and arguably more efficient than...
Apple and Mozilla Copy Chrome’s Crash Behavior

5 New APIs: Health API, Wifi API, Cycling API, Document Sharing API, and Video URL Shortening

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This week we had 15 new APIs added to our API directory. Some of the latest include a document publication and sharing API, a UK-based cycling route planning API, an API for a health information aggregation service, an API for an open geo database of wifi access points (which we...
5 New APIs: Health API, Wifi API, Cycling API, Document Sharing API, and Video URL Shortening
The do's and don'ts of delivering rich content experience on mobile devices

Google Reader, please don't go -- I need you to do my job

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When I learned Wednesday night that Google Reader is shutting down, I literally broke into a sweat. Like many journalists, I’ve come to rely on the 242 RSS subscriptions I manage through Google Reader. It’s the first thing I check every morning — second only to making a cup of...
Google Reader, please don't go -- I need you to do my job

Most Data Isn't 'Big,' And Businesses Are Wasting Money Pretending It Is

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Big data! If you don't have it, you better get yourself some. Your competition has it, after all. Bottom line: If your data is little, your rivals are going to kick sand in your face and steal your girlfriend. There are many problems with the assumptions behind the "big data" narrative (above, in...
Most Data Isn't 'Big,' And Businesses Are Wasting Money Pretending It Is

One Man's Defense of Java

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I'm not that one man -- I'm the one who has been passing along various warnings about possible vulnerabilities in the Java programming language.But for the record, here's another side of the story, from a long-time programming veteran in the UK named John Spragge. He lays out an one version...
One Man's Defense of Java

RIM details BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10: IT guys get a single web console for their various tools

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We already knew that RIM was readying a new version of its BlackBerry Enterprise Server to ship alongside the first BB10 devices in early 2013. Today, the company detailed the package, formally known as BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10. The big story here is that already-existing IT tools like BlackBerry...
RIM details BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10: IT guys get a single web console for their various tools

A TweetDeck For Every Occasion

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If you've been following the news you'll have noticed that TweetDeck is broadening into the mobile world. Maybe you're already rocking out with TweetDeck on the iPad or DMing your mates on TweetDeck iPhone. If you're REALLY in the loop you'll know that we're also working on a mega-project...
A TweetDeck For Every Occasion
RIM launches BlackBerry Mobile Fusion

TweetDeck Is Working On A Rich Mobile Web Client

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Social stream aggregator TweetDeck realizes full well that there’s a lot of opportunity for growth in the mobile area, and that apps for iPhone, iPad and (soon) Android is not going to cut it if it wants to be a dominant player there. Hence, the startup has “embarked on a...
TweetDeck Is Working On A Rich Mobile Web Client
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