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Check Out The Best Of The 'Rich Kids Of Instagram'

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"Rich Kids Of Instagram" popped up on Tumblr just six days ago and it has already taken the internet by storm with its amazing, if slightly absurd collection of wealthy youths doing wealthy things. From cruising over to St. Tropez and the Hamptons in a helicopter to swigging from expensive...
Check Out The Best Of The 'Rich Kids Of Instagram'

The Phone Stacking Game: Let’s Make This A Thing

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So it’s Saturday night and you’re out with friend. Are they the inconsiderate jerk who can’t stop checking their smartphone? Or is that you? Either way, here’s one way to make dinner a little more interesting. I’ve seen/heard this described as both “The Phone Stacking Game” and “Don’t Be a...
The Phone Stacking Game: Let’s Make This A Thing

Interview: CTIA Boss Steve Largent Aims To Keep Conference From Being Lost in the Shuffle

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While the U.S. mobile industry is thriving, its annual trade show has struggled to stand out. Coming on the heels of both January’s Consumer Electronics Show and February’s Mobile World Congress, the CTIA event in March had become something of a rehash of products announced at those earlier events. In...
Interview: CTIA Boss Steve Largent Aims To Keep Conference From Being Lost in the Shuffle

Facial Recognition Technology Is Now Available For Google Glass

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The new software from Lamda Labs, who are based in San Francisco, raises the prospect of never forgetting a face again, and also of internet recommendations for who Google Glass wearers should meet at large social gatherings. It will launch to computer programmers in days. Google has been at pains to...
Facial Recognition Technology Is Now Available For Google Glass

Exiting A Conversation Gracefully

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Last week, my husband Eric was caught in the crosshairs of an overzealous museum curator eager to impart his encyclopedic knowledge about twentieth-century model trains. For what seemed like an eternity, Eric feigned interest as he searched for a way to end the conversation. Fortunately, there is a way to...
Exiting A Conversation Gracefully

Location-Sharing App Glympse Adds Groups, Calendar Integration To Eliminate All Those "I'm Running Late" Messages

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Glympse, the location-sharing app which first debuted back in 2009, is still hanging in there. The app arrived at a time when its competitors were the original, location-based social networks such as Loopt and Brightkite, now long gone. But Glympse survived – and today, it’s getting a revamp. The company, which has...
Location-Sharing App Glympse Adds Groups, Calendar Integration To Eliminate All Those "I'm Running Late" Messages
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BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Why Mobile Search Matters

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Mobile Insights is a new daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. Driving App Downloads And Engagement Through Mobile Search (Econsultancy)According to a 2012 mobile search report by Performics, as well as searching on phones while on-the-go (75%),...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Why Mobile Search Matters

Ars Technicast, Episode 9: How the Internet changed my meatspace

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Though not all of us at Ars Technica were introduced to the Internet at the same time, there’s no denying that it has had an effect on our social interactions every day since we first logged on. In fact, some our real-life social interaction is dependent on having at least...
Ars Technicast, Episode 9: How the Internet changed my meatspace

Tired of awkward video chats? Rabbit's chat app bets on background noise

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Rabbit, a group video chat provider, emerged out of stealth mode Thursday with an app that wants to take on Oovoo, Skype and Google+ Hangouts by getting rid of that awkward moment of silence when no one is talking. The San Francisco-based company wants to stand out by adding background buzz to...
Tired of awkward video chats? Rabbit's chat app bets on background noise
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