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The Scanadu Scout's big breakthrough may actually be in in clinical trials

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When I was in college my friends would head on over to a company called PPD to play lab rat in medical trials in exchange for pay. They would spend a day or a week sequestered in rooms where they were monitored, poked, prodded and fed a regimen of bills...
The Scanadu Scout's big breakthrough may actually be in in clinical trials
Even Inside Microsoft, Users Rarely "Bing It"

Government trying to deny Megaupload fair legal representation

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The United States government has adopted a take-no-prisoners attitude in its prosecution of Megaupload, seeming to raise every conceivable objection to Megaupload's efforts to defend itself. We've already covered the government's attempts to block Megaupload from spending money to preserve servers that the company says contains data needed for...
Government trying to deny Megaupload fair legal representation

Enterprise Software and Cloud Fared Better Than Hardware in Q4 Survey

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The analysts at Pacific Crest Securities have just done a survey of enterprise IT resellers, and the results are sort of a good news/bad news thing. It comes down to this (and if you’ve been paying attention to the sector at all, you won’t have any trouble guessing it):...
Enterprise Software and Cloud Fared Better Than Hardware in Q4 Survey

Facebook provides reach data directly on Timeline posts

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Some Facebook page owners can now view certain post metrics directly from their Timeline, including the percentage of fans that saw a given post and the percentage of those who saw the post as a result of paid promotion. This gives page owners an at-a-glance understanding of how many...
Facebook provides reach data directly on Timeline posts

Ridiculous Fishing: A Tale Of Redemption - review

www.guardian.co.uk
iPhone, iPad; Vlambeer; £1.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewDespite being almost destroyed during its development, with a clone by a rival developer released months earlier, Ridiculous Fishing is a work of perfection. It's divided into three phases. First, you cast your hook into the sea, letting it drift...
Ridiculous Fishing: A Tale Of Redemption - review

Why You Should Give Some Of Your PPC Spend To A Conversion Optimizer

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You may find the subject of this column a bit self-serving, since I am a conversion optimizer. Well, it is. But, I hope to provide some basic math that will support my claims. If you’re spending money on a pay-per-click campaign or spending someone else’s money on a pay-per-click campaign,......
Why You Should Give Some Of Your PPC Spend To A Conversion Optimizer

Guest Post: Punch Quest - Optimizing UI Flow for IAP

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Editors note: The following guest post was written by Ethan Levy, co-founder of Quarter Spiral a new game publishing startup, and uses the game Punch Quest as a case study on how one can streamline a title’s UI in order to make in-app purchases a more common experience. Levy is a...
Guest Post: Punch Quest - Optimizing UI Flow for IAP

Apple Settles Patent Spat With HTC

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Up with innovation. Down with litigation. Apple has ceased hostilities with handset maker HTC. The patent dispute started back in 2010 and, until the agreement, over the weekend, was being fought in over 20 fronts worldwide. The two firms have now signed a ten-year licensing agreement, meaning that both...
Apple Settles Patent Spat With HTC

10 killer PC upgrades for less than $250

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The holidays present an excellent opportunity to trick out your laptop or desktop PC, especially if Santa, your boss, or your favorite gift-giver directs a sudden influx of cash your way. And even if your holiday haul was heavy on sugarplums and light on spending money, you still don't have to...
10 killer PC upgrades for less than $250

Why Google Really Needs To Innovate The Heck Out Of Android

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Do bad online shopping stats for Black Friday tell us Google's mobile OS is really in trouble? According to IBM--long an expert in shopping analytics--Google was a big loser in one aspect of the online shopping experience of Black Friday 2012. Roughly one quarter of all online buying happened...
Why Google Really Needs To Innovate The Heck Out Of Android
Chartboost's Kiosk program creates new revenue opportunities for mobile game developers

Dearest FriendFeedlings, I am soon to embark on a project to scan in a huge book. I have a way to do it for free (http://goo.gl/vF1c) but I'm actually thinking about spending money on this project so I can produce a high-quality, searchable PDF and/or ePu

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Dearest FriendFeedlings, I am soon to embark on a project to scan in a huge book. I have a way to do it for free (http://goo.gl/vF1c) but I'm actually thinking about spending money on this project so I can produce a high-quality, searchable PDF and/or ePu
Foursquare expands 'Specials' discounts to Visa and MasterCard cardholders

10 Ways to Get Physically Fit Without Spending Money on a Gym Membership

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10 Ways to Get Physically Fit Without Spending Money on a Gym Membership

Buy Wi-Fi Access Through iTunes [Apps]

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There’s a new iPhone, iPod touch and iPad app in the Apple App Store that you can use to buy access to Boingo Wi-Fi hotspots: Boingo Wi-Fi Credits [iTunes link].The app is free and comes with one credit for one hour of service. Further service costs $1.99 per hour,...
Buy Wi-Fi Access Through iTunes [Apps]

Just-Eat Just Raised Another $64M From Vitruvian, Index, Greylock For Online Food Ordering

techcrunch.com
The UK may have just entered a double-dip recession but that doesn’t seem to have trickled down to how consumers are spending money on take-out food — and the companies that are building businesses around that. The UK-based online food ordering site Just-Eat has picked up a third round of...
Just-Eat Just Raised Another $64M From Vitruvian, Index, Greylock For Online Food Ordering

California Governor on Governing in His Complicated State

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By Yuliya Chernova California Gov. Jerry Brown has some tips on how to be a good politician. A big part of it is about  saying memorable  yet not very controversial things. But if you spend too much time trying to learn how to do that, you might become boring. In...
California Governor on Governing in His Complicated State
Egnyte brazenly targets Box’s customers with “Box Buster Buyout” program

Hop to it: our top 10 list on how to maximize your Leap Day potential

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A round-up of how the internet is spending its extra 24 hours this February 29 – and a call for a few more suggestionsIt only comes around once every four years, so we're determined to make Leap Year count today. And, judging by the online buzz, we're not the only...
Hop to it: our top 10 list on how to maximize your Leap Day potential

Let the ad viewability games begin: Moat fires back at ComScore

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In August ComScore sued three startups, claiming their products for measuring ad viewability violated ComScore’s patents. I explained here why I thought the claims were pretty lame at the time. One of those startups is fighting back. Moat acquired a patent of its own and countersued ComScore. The company denies allegations that...
Let the ad viewability games begin: Moat fires back at ComScore
Researchers create on/off switch for credit cards to prevent RFID theft

Nothing Says 'I Love You' Like an Uber Gimmick

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When the moon hits your eye etc. Flickr, Robert Couse-Baker Valentine’s Day, a holiday that exists largely to guilt the coupled into spending money and to drive the uncoupled to shell out for Match.com, falls on a Thursday this year. This is a problem, because Thursday might very well be...
Nothing Says 'I Love You' Like an Uber Gimmick

Marissa Mayer Leads First Investor Call As Yahoo CEO With Emphasis On Hiring & Culture, Call For More Mobile Focus

techcrunch.com
In what is arguably her largest major public speaking appearance since taking over the CEO role at Yahoo this past summer, Marissa Mayer kicked off the third quarter conference call with investors and analysts this afternoon by digging into a decidedly non-technical topic: People. In particular, Mayer utilized the first...
Marissa Mayer Leads First Investor Call As Yahoo CEO With Emphasis On Hiring & Culture, Call For More Mobile Focus

Yes, It's Time For A Massive Infrastructure Spending Program

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I recently laid out the fundamental problem with the US economy: Massive consumer debts and high unemployment are crippling consumer spending, which accounts for about 70% of our economy. I noted that, to get the economy healthy again, consumers have to get back to work and reduce their debts. This...
Yes, It's Time For A Massive Infrastructure Spending Program
Netflix grabs an exclusive deal on Warner Bros. TV shows
Why I admire the OC Register, even though I disagree with almost everything they are doing

IT Spending Up - But That Doesn't Mean More IT Jobs

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New information from IDC this week reveals that despite global economic doldrums, IT spending will still grow by an average of 6% globally. But don't look for a corresponding increase in IT jobs, which are getting substituted by more automated software and services. The growth projection comes at a time...
IT Spending Up - But That Doesn't Mean More IT Jobs

Netflix spikes 25% in after-hours trading after adding 2M new subscribers

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Investors seemed happy with news that Netflix added 2 million additional subscribers in the U.S. for Q4 2012, pushing the company’s stock up a whopping 25 percent to $129.22 in after hours trading. Subscriber growth is one of the big things investors are looking to judge how much of...
Netflix spikes 25% in after-hours trading after adding 2M new subscribers
Where in the U.S. is the new iPad? Rich, coastal states
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?