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RocketPlay launches Sports Casino on Facebook and announces partnership with Zynga

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Sports betting games maker RocketPlay, formerly known as Gamingo, is launching a new title on Facebook and Zynga entitled Sports Casino. The app is designed to create a Vegas-style sportsbook betting experience. Users place virtual bets on global sports with real-time odds and can take part in other casino games...
RocketPlay launches Sports Casino on Facebook and announces partnership with Zynga

This week at Microsoft: Bing, Windows Phone, and a horse

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Welcome to Friday, gents and ladies. It’s that lovely day of the week when the mind turns to martinis and other such delights. I hope you have worked sufficiently during the week to warrant a real break. Now, as always, this post is our weekly roundup of all things Microsoft....
This week at Microsoft: Bing, Windows Phone, and a horse
Trippy Brings Its Social Travel Planner To iPad

Bing’s New Social Search Now Available To All In US

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Bing announced that the new social search sidebar which was available for testing a few weeks ago, is now available as the default search service for all US based searchers. The next time you go to Bing.com, your search will be layered in social elements on the right hand side....
Bing’s New Social Search Now Available To All In US

The New Bing: Microsoft Tries Again With Search Meets Social

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Bing announced a relaunch of its search engine today, with a big emphasis on bringing social into search. But wait! Didn’t Bing already have social as part of its search experience? Yes, but now the search engine hopes to do it better, especially by largely off-loading social elements into a......
The New Bing: Microsoft Tries Again With Search Meets Social

Graphic.ly Wants To Blow Your Mind Away With Digital Comics (Video Demo)

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Will digital books will ever match printed ones for sheer reading pleasure? What about comic books and graphic novels? I think it depends on what device you are reading them. One of the most visually stunning apps on the iPad, for instance, is the Marvel Comics reader. You just...
Graphic.ly Wants To Blow Your Mind Away With Digital Comics (Video Demo)
Poshmark CEO: Great mobile design is simplicity

Liveblogging from Inside Social Apps, New York: The Future of Mobile App Discovery & Marketing

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We are in New York for the Inside Social Apps conference at the New Yorker Hotel. Inside Mobile Apps Staff Writer Kathleen De Vere  sat down with a panel on the topic of mobile app discovery and marketing. The panel consisted of GREE International Director of Developer Marketing David Chu,...
Liveblogging from Inside Social Apps, New York: The Future of Mobile App Discovery & Marketing

Can Facebook Break Our Google Habit?

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Social Media Insights is a new daily newsletter from Business Insider that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post. Can Facebook Disrupt The Google Habit? (Search Engine Watch)With...
Can Facebook Break Our Google Habit?
Buying Twitter might help Apple figure out how the internet works

This guy got more productive by hiring someone to slap him in the face when he went off task

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We all have those moments throughout the day. We’re on task, full steam ahead on a project and we blink…and we’re on reddit for an hour. Staying productive and keeping our level of forward progress high throughout the day can be one of the hardest things for us to do....
This guy got more productive by hiring someone to slap him in the face when he went off task
Gree devours dinosaur mobile-game developer App Ant Studios
Scoople Taps “Fans of Apple” for Facebook-based Gift Card Program

ShareMyPlaylists Launches SMPapps To Build Spotify Apps For Brands -- Just Don't Call It A Pivot

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When Kieron Donoghue launched ShareMyPlaylists back in 2009, I thought he was just a little crazy to be building a startup on the back of Spotify’s lack of social features and an ecosystem that didn’t really exist yet. Sure, the music streaming service had a somewhat unreliable API, but it...
ShareMyPlaylists Launches SMPapps To Build Spotify Apps For Brands -- Just Don't Call It A Pivot

Here Are The 23 Nintendo Wii U Launch Titles

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The Nintendo Wii U launches on November 18 with the support of 23 games. Nintendo stated previously that there would be 50 available before March 31, so, relatively so, the Wii U is launching with a strong amount of games including New Super Mario Bros U, Call of Duty: Black...
Here Are The 23 Nintendo Wii U Launch Titles

With $360K From Fred Destin At Atlas And More, Timbre Takes Its Local Music Discovery App Global

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Timbre launched last September as a bootstrapped mobile iOS app to help people discover and share live music recommendations in their vicinity. The simple-but-engaging user interface and service proved to be a hit, and within two months, with no spend on media or marketing, it saw more than 100,000 downloads....
With $360K From Fred Destin At Atlas And More, Timbre Takes Its Local Music Discovery App Global

Garmin integrates Foursquare and Glympse with mobile apps for non-creepy location-sharing on the go

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Location-sharing services are gradually becoming mainstream, overcoming both the novelty and creepiness factor that had many declaring them to be fads not so long ago. Case in point: Garmin, that household name in the in-car navigation field, is integrating Foursquare and Glympse into its StreetPilot for iPhone app and Navigon iPhone and Android apps....
Garmin integrates Foursquare and Glympse with mobile apps for non-creepy location-sharing on the go

Scoopinion: The crowdcurated online magazine launches to the public

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Scoopinion is a news aggregation Web app that ‘curates’ news based on what you read. It launched initially last summer, but then turned on its heels and pivoted from an ‘automatic social aggregation’ platform to a crowdcurated magazine, complete with a redesigned site. “That means that we dropped the visible...
Scoopinion: The crowdcurated online magazine launches to the public
LG Magic Remote smart TV voice control launching later this month

DraftKings's Big Baller App Is A Made For Mobile Fantasy Sports Experience

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Fantasy sports startup DraftKings, which announced a $1.4 million seed round led by Atlas Ventures in July, is moving into mobile with a new app for Android and iOS called Big Baller, which, like the DraftKings website before it, is designed to help fantasy sports players get up and running quickly and...
DraftKings's Big Baller App Is A Made For Mobile Fantasy Sports Experience
Square renames Card Case app to “Pay with Square”, adds merchant discovery and social elements

Social, high design, and marginalia: Dotdotdot guns for the ultimate reading experience

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No company or person has yet nailed the digital reading experience for longform texts, such as books and magazine articles. The Kindle is a great platform, but it’s built around the Amazon store and it’s social elements can best be described as weak. Instapaper, Readability, and Pocket all provide...
Social, high design, and marginalia: Dotdotdot guns for the ultimate reading experience
Pamela Anderson takes on Zynga with BamPoker game
Zeebox Is Coming To Shake Up Social TV In The US: Here’s What It Looks Like

Scoopinion: A crowdcurated magazine for your browser that learns what you like [Invites]

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Launched initially last summer, Scoopinion is a news aggregation Web app that ‘curates’ news based on what you read. It analyzes every news piece that you peruse and, in theory, improves over time as it ‘learns’ what you like. Now, Scoopinion has redesigned its site, turned on its heels and...
Scoopinion: A crowdcurated magazine for your browser that learns what you like [Invites]

TVGuide.com Acquires Fav.Tv To Expand Mobile App Team

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TVGuide.com has acquired social TV startup Fav.Tv in what executive vice president and general manager Christy Tanner says is a straightforward talent acquisition. Plenty of startups are trying to reinvent the tv guide — including Fav.Tv, which was described, when it launched last fall, as not “your grandmother’s TV Guide.” But...
TVGuide.com Acquires Fav.Tv To Expand Mobile App Team
FoundersCard gets a site refresh, adds new deals
MapMyFitness updates make power users more powerful

Zynga releases Running with Friends where players can flee the Pamplona Bulls of Spain

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Zynga has a new game in the Apple App Store called ‘Running with Friends’. The firm has not turned to fitness apps but has presented a first person social chase game based on fleeing from the bulls of Pamplona and it looks to be very similar to Temple Run. Naturally,...
Zynga releases Running with Friends where players can flee the Pamplona Bulls of Spain

10 new ways to build a kick-ass digital resume

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Despite all the advancements in technology over the last decade or so, the traditional word-based resume is still as popular as ever. However, if you’d like to stand out from the crowd there are a number of new school options for you to consider. And we’re not talking about simply having...
10 new ways to build a kick-ass digital resume
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