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The OpenTable For Parking Spots, ParkWhiz Raises $2M

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ParkWhiz, a Chicago-based startup that allows customers to reserve parking on the fly, has raised $2 million in Series A funding led by Hyde Park Venture Partners with Hyde Park Angels, Amicus Capital, Alexis Ohanian, Garry Tan, Henry J. Feinberg and Amreesh Modi participating. ParkWhiz applies the OpenTable model to...
The OpenTable For Parking Spots, ParkWhiz Raises $2M

Super Bowl prompts Twitter record

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A new record for activity on Twitter during a sports event was set during the 2012 Super Bowl, with more than 10,000 messages sent per second, Twitter says....
Super Bowl prompts Twitter record

NBC Olympics to stream games live on mobile devices

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The latest addition to the Olympics tech revamp are two apps that let users watch the world's greatest sports event live from a mobile device. [Read more]...
NBC Olympics to stream games live on mobile devices

GET READY: The Price Of Advertising On Facebook Could DOUBLE In July

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The price of advertising on Facebook could more than double once the Olympics starts in July, if history is any guide. This chart (below), put together by TBG Digital, shows what happened to the cost-per-click to advertisers who bought space on Facebook before and after the start of the...
GET READY: The Price Of Advertising On Facebook Could DOUBLE In July

Please Don't Watch NBC Tonight. Or Any Night.

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Spoiler alert: Phelps and Lochte raced today. The results are all over Twitter. But the race won’t air on TV in America until tonight. This is 2012, not 1996. NBC has put all of the events live online, provided you have a cable subscription, but won’t have them available recorded...
Please Don't Watch NBC Tonight. Or Any Night.

Muuter – need a temporary break from someone?

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Muuter is a great tool to put a silencer on someone that is tweeting away at a conference you do not care about, or maybe some sports event.  They make a good point of explaining if you unfollow someone, odds are you would forget to follow them back.  Using...
Muuter – need a temporary break from someone?

Twitter confirms it has bought Bluefin Labs to develop its TV analytics and advertising business

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Twitter has confirmed that it has bought social TV analytics firm Bluefin Labs – a deal that was first reported yesterday – in order to further explore broadcast and TV advertising opportunities and further its analytics business. Business Insider reported that the deal for four-year old BlueFun Labs, which has raised just over $20...
Twitter confirms it has bought Bluefin Labs to develop its TV analytics and advertising business

Vidpresso Wants To Help TV Stations Put Your Tweets And Facebook Comments On Air

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It’s hard to find a live morning show or sports event coverage on TV these days that doesn’t feature tweets or Facebook comments from viewers. For most programs, though, getting those message on air is actually more difficult than it seems and often involves custom software and expensive hardware. Vidpresso,...
Vidpresso Wants To Help TV Stations Put Your Tweets And Facebook Comments On Air

NBC Links Up With Storify For Real-Time Curated Olympics Coverage Across Today.com And Owned Station Sites

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On the heels of a deal with Facebook to promote Olympic conversations on NBC’s Facebook page, the broadcast network today is taking one more step to improve its social standing during the big sports event. It is linking up with Storify, the social-media “story creator”, to put streams of real-time...
NBC Links Up With Storify For Real-Time Curated Olympics Coverage Across Today.com And Owned Station Sites

Social Olympics: Does The Gold Medal Go To Facebook, Twitter or Google+?

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Yesterday we looked at how the online media is covering the London 2012 Olympics. We gave our virtual gold medal to the New York Times, for its sleek design and muscular content. Today we look at how the major social media sites - Facebook, Twitter and Google+ - are doing....
Social Olympics: Does The Gold Medal Go To Facebook, Twitter or Google+?

NBC fail shows network's commitment to 'the last great buggy-whip Olympics'

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This is not the 1940s, when families gathered by the radio to hear to news. NBC is failing to recognise the world we live inI am currently very happy. As I'm writing this, I am watching the BBC's coverage of the Olympic games.The only thing remarkable about it is that...
NBC fail shows network's commitment to 'the last great buggy-whip Olympics'

London 2012 prepares for cyber-attacks

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Online Olympic security team is working to safeguard 90 venues and huge amounts of data against incursions by criminals and 'hacktivists'When it comes to Olympics security, the chief information officer for London 2012 is quite clear: "We will get cyber-attacks, for sure. Previous Games have always been attacked, so we will...
London 2012 prepares for cyber-attacks
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