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Tunable app shows musicians what pitch-perfect means as they play (video)

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Musicians who've had some degree of practice will know the lack of sophistication involved in getting an instrument in tune and on time: a light-up tuning box and a swinging metronome may be their only real resources. Affinity Blue knows that mobile apps allow better, and recently unveiled Tunable...
Tunable app shows musicians what pitch-perfect means as they play (video)

Matrix: Evolution of Social Media Integration and Corporate Websites

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Many Brands That Adopt Social Are ‘Throwing Away’ Hard Earned Traffic Many brands are jumping on the social media bandwagon, without giving proper though about the impacts to their marketing effort.  In particular, many brands are putting ’social chicklets’ on their homepage to “Follow us on Twitter” or “Friend us...
Matrix: Evolution of Social Media Integration and Corporate Websites

Buzz Is About To Roll Out A Privacy Reset To Everyone

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When Google Buzz launched, it was born into a firestorm of privacy complaints. People were worried about its auto-follow feature, as it might expose contacts that they might have preferred to keep quiet, by following them.Google heard this, and similar complaints, across the whole tech world, and made change after...
Buzz Is About To Roll Out A Privacy Reset To Everyone
Podio brings social business collaboration to the iPad
From Information to Understanding: Moving Beyond Search In The Age Of Siri

China suspected of Facebook attack on Nato's supreme allied commander

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Beijing cyber-spies accused of using fake social networking accounts in bid to steal military secrets from the westNato's most senior military commander has been repeatedly targeted in a Facebook scam thought to have been co-ordinated by cyber-spies in China, the Observer has learned. The spies are suspected of being behind...
China suspected of Facebook attack on Nato's supreme allied commander

Other Companies Than Google Faced Big Risks in Attack, McAfee Says

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It’s not news that Google lost some intellectual property in the highly publicized cyber attack that targeted the Internet giant and many other companies. What is more surprising, the security firm McAfee says, is how the others could have also been victimized. The perpetrators in the Google case gained access...
Other Companies Than Google Faced Big Risks in Attack, McAfee Says

Lessons from the hack attack on The New York Times

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The New York Times' description of a cyberespionage campaign waged against the news media company by Chinese hackers demonstrates the importance of assuming criminals will eventually break into a computer system, and the best defense is to detect the intrusion as soon as possible. Last week, The Times disclosed...
Lessons from the hack attack on The New York Times

Startups, failure is no excuse for failing to communicate.

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It may sound like a pretty obvious thing to say but the single most important people for a startup is its users. While it is true to say that investment can criticial, and staff help drive a business, a service or product has to have users in order to attract...
Startups, failure is no excuse for failing to communicate.

Cash is on the line when Facebook comes calling...

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Facebook has more than a billion users, and is bidding to reach more by a smartphone takeover - with a twistInfectious diseases, says the World Health Organisation, "are caused by pathogenic microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi; the diseases can be spread, directly or indirectly, from one person...
Cash is on the line when Facebook comes calling...

Harnessing Music's Technological Future

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Editor’s note: Tim Westergren is founder and chief strategy officer of Pandora. Follow him on Twitter.  Of all the activities at Pandora, witnessing the impact of our personalized radio on the careers of working musicians is the most gratifying. Over the last 12 years we have assembled over a million analyzed...
Harnessing Music's Technological Future
Hungry for forecasting tech, HotelTonight buys PrimaTable
The Wild West of hacking: Symantec hunts down the 'Elderwood Gang'
90 Seconds on The Verge: Bradley Manning, Motorola's product pipeline, and @pontifex

Valve Source Filmmaker makes a movie out of any Source game, now you're directing with Portals (video)

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Creating machinima with a video game engine usually requires accepting one of two truths: either that it will require a lot of fudging or that it will have all the sophistication of playing with action figures. Valve Software isn't very happy with that dichotomy, which is why it's posting...
Valve Source Filmmaker makes a movie out of any Source game, now you're directing with Portals (video)

Under attack: councils must improve their digital security

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2011 was a year of security breaches, and 2012 has already seen a rise in hacking attacks. How can your council prepare?A succession of public reports characterised 2011 as the year of the security breach. The studies showed both public and private sector organisations how decisions made in the world...
Under attack: councils must improve their digital security

Evolving Your Email Marketing From Crawl To Walk To Run To PR

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Now that email marketing has been around for years, every retailer has an email marketing program. But, each program is at a different level of sophistication. The Evolution Of An Email Marketing Program Do you ever wonder where your program ranks compared to others? Need helping mapping out where... Please...
Evolving Your Email Marketing From Crawl To Walk To Run To PR
QUIZ: Can You Spot The Knock-Off Handbags, Shoes, And Gadgets?

Cloud-Based Social Business Service Podio Comes To The iPad

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Podio, the collaborative work platform that was acquired by Citrix earlier this year, just launched its first iPad app. Podio already offered native apps for Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android platform, but today’s launch marks the company’s first foray into the tablet world. As tablets become increasingly common in companies...
Cloud-Based Social Business Service Podio Comes To The iPad

SurfTheChannel Owner Anton Vickerman Sentenced To Four Years In Jail For 'Conspiracy'

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In June, we underlined the disturbing UK ruling that found Anton Vickerman guilty of "conspiracy to defraud" for operating SurfTheChannel, a TV link indexing website that hosted no infringing content whatsoever. The case raised huge concerns from the very start, when police invited FACT (a private anti-piracy group) to join...
SurfTheChannel Owner Anton Vickerman Sentenced To Four Years In Jail For 'Conspiracy'

LG Says Optimus L7 to Start Shipping This Month, At Least In Europe

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Korea’s LG said Friday that the Optimus L7 phone introduced at Mobile World Congress will start shipping in Europe later this month. The device will then head to Asia and beyond, though no U.S. plans have been announced. The L7 is at the upper end of a mid-range line that...
LG Says Optimus L7 to Start Shipping This Month, At Least In Europe
Grammar badness makes cracking harder the long password

Phishing Scams Now Appearing on Pinterest

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It was only a matter of time before phishing scams began popping up on Pinterest, the online image-based social network. The first, most obvious scam is for a Starbucks gift card. Users should also watch out for Cheesecake Factory gift card scams, which use similar language: "Free giftcards to all...
Phishing Scams Now Appearing on Pinterest

Cyberattacks against Lockheed have 'increased dramatically'

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The company in charge of the U.S. government's cybercrime lab announces a steep surge in the pace and sophistication of cyberattacks. [Read more]...
Cyberattacks against Lockheed have 'increased dramatically'

Mobile businesses: Are your eyes bigger than your stomach?

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This sponsored post is produce by Kontagent. When it comes to mobile, a lot of companies are biting off more than they can chew. That’s according to the findings of the “2013 Mobile Strategy and Sophistication Study,” report we’ve just recently published with Econsultancy. In it, we learned about the...
Mobile businesses: Are your eyes bigger than your stomach?

3 Ways To Advance Maturity In Your SEO Metrics

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The sophistication with which companies analyze their natural search visibility and the metrics they use to do so can vary widely up and down the spectrum. There is often little correlation between how sophisticated a company is in other areas of their online business and their level of... Please visit...
3 Ways To Advance Maturity In Your SEO Metrics

Adobe readies emergency patches for Reader, Acrobat

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Adobe Systems said it will release patches for two critical vulnerabilities disclosed last week that are actively being used by attackers. The company said on Saturday the patches will be released sometime this week. Both vulnerabilities can be exploited if a user can be tricked into opening a malicious...
Adobe readies emergency patches for Reader, Acrobat
China more aggressively blocking users who try to circumvent its Great Firewall

UPS My Choice shows innovation in action

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When it comes to old, stodgy companies innovating, my favorite examples are UPS and FedEx. The Internet could have been a threat to both companies. Email, scanners, and PDFs have combined to make the lucrative overnight letter business a lot less relevant than it was 20 years ago. FedEx (then...
UPS My Choice shows innovation in action

BBC News - Etched ostrich eggs illustrate human sophistication. Inscribed ostrich shell fragments found in South Africa are among the earliest examples of the use of symbolism by modern humans, scientists say. The etched shells from Diepkloof Rock Shelter

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BBC News - Etched ostrich eggs illustrate human sophistication. Inscribed ostrich shell fragments found in South Africa are among the earliest examples of the use of symbolism by modern humans, scientists say. The etched shells from Diepkloof Rock Shelter
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