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Pinterest's API Is Coming Soon, And VCs Are Super Excited

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Digital pinboard Pinterest is going to be releasing an API very soon, and VCs are champing at the bit to invest in startups who will build on top of it. Later today, I'm hosting a panel on investing in social commerce at our Social Commerce Summit with four venture...
Pinterest's API Is Coming Soon, And VCs Are Super Excited

The Rise Of Social Commerce [DECK]

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Yesterday, we hosted our Social Commerce Summit in New York. To kick off the conference, our BI Intelligence team—Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry, Alex Cocotas, and I—put together a deck on the current trends in e-commerce, including the explosion of innovation in the past few years. We focused on the impact of social...
The Rise Of Social Commerce [DECK]

AT&T announces Samsung Exhilarate still exists, will be available June 10th for $50

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It's alive! The mysterious budget-friendly Samsung Exhilarate was announced alongside several other LTE phones at the AT&T Developer Summit in January, and we never heard about it since. Pricing, availability and most other major details were left out of the conversation, but it turns out this isn't another case...
AT&T announces Samsung Exhilarate still exists, will be available June 10th for $50

The Three Things That Got Fab.com Two Million Users In Seven Months

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Fab.com has burst on to the e-commerce scene and it's still growing like crazy. Founded in February of 2010 as a gay social network, it pivoted to a high-end flash sales site last year and is now making a big impact in the industry. Fab director of marketing Sheezan...
The Three Things That Got Fab.com Two Million Users In Seven Months

How Groupon Is Trying, And Failing, To Work With Ad Agencies (GRPN)

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Since July 2011, Groupon has had a full-time executive whose job is to persuade Madison Avenue to get on board with daily deals and include them in their clients' regular branding campaigns. The problem is that no agency has yet signed on, according to Daniella Gorenstein, the director of...
How Groupon Is Trying, And Failing, To Work With Ad Agencies (GRPN)

This "Pinterest For Commerce" Startup Is Growing 20-30% Month Over Month

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Facebook commerce hasn't been a blow-out success so far, but Shopcade founder & CEO Nathalie Gaveau. Shopcade's three-word pitch is "Pinterest for shopping."  Investors speaking at our Social Commerce Summit recently said that a startup that does commerce like Pinterest will be worth billions of dollars, and that's what Gaveau intends to...
This "Pinterest For Commerce" Startup Is Growing 20-30% Month Over Month

Jonathan Ive: Apple's goal isn't to make money

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Apple's goal is not to make money, but to make good products, said Jonathan Ive, senior vice president of industrial design at Apple, speaking at the British Embassy's Creative Summit. "We are really pleased with our revenues but our goal isn't to make money. It sounds a little flippant, but...
Jonathan Ive: Apple's goal isn't to make money

This Is The Biggest Startup Opportunity No One Has Built Yet

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Four investors took the stage at Business Insider's Social Commerce Summit and discussed what they look for in the space. RRE Ventures' Adam Ludwin says he's hunting for a startup that doesn't yet exist.  When someone finally builds it, Ludwin says it will be the next Zynga (and he'll...
This Is The Biggest Startup Opportunity No One Has Built Yet

Game publishers. Huh? Good god, y'all, what are they good for?

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If you ask people what a game developer does, most of them would give a simple answer—they make games. But if you ask someone what a game publisher does, most casual observers would have a much harder time giving you an answer. And these days, a lot of people...
Game publishers. Huh? Good god, y'all, what are they good for?
Skyrim creator Todd Howard shares secrets of video game design

TechCrunch Is Off To Beirut For ArabNet

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This week I’m heading the ArabNet Digital Summit in Beirut, Lebanon. It looks like the march of the Internet isn’t just changing society across the Arab region, but business too. The MENA (Middle East North Africa) region’s largest digital event has been expanded to 5 days featuring speakers, panels, workshops,...
TechCrunch Is Off To Beirut For ArabNet
Live from Microsoft's Windows Phone summit

Apollo to Offer Customization & Differentiation to OEMs

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Microsoft may have learned its lesson from Mango and will be taking a more open stance with its partners at the upcoming “Apollo” MO Summit in Reading, UK. We have gotten a hold of the high level agenda and Microsoft …...
Apollo to Offer Customization & Differentiation to OEMs

The Gossip On LivingSocial: The Window Is Closing For An IPO, It Will Be Forced To Sell (GRPN)

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At our Social Commerce Summit yesterday, we were schmoozing with VCs and entrepreneurs, and one thing that caught us off guard was the negativity around LivingSocial. LivingSocial is in a rough spot, said gossipy investors. (And, it's worth noting here that these people love to talk smack, especially about...
The Gossip On LivingSocial: The Window Is Closing For An IPO, It Will Be Forced To Sell (GRPN)

Jolicloud’s Tariq Krim, “This decade is the most important in the history of humanity”

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The Co-founder and CEO of Jolicloud, Tariq Krim took to the stage at the London Web Summit yesterday to announce the launch of Jolicloud Me, a tool for collating all of your content on the web. So why is he so confident that we would all like our heads up in...
Jolicloud’s Tariq Krim, “This decade is the most important in the history of humanity”

How to watch today’s Windows Phone Summit

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Curious about the future of Windows Phone? We’re holding a summit in San Francisco this morning for select members of the press and tech community that outlines some of what to expect from us in 2012 and beyond. Event headliners include Terry Myerson, Joe Belfiore and other top Windows Phone...
How to watch today’s Windows Phone Summit

Windows Phone Developer Summit coming June 20th, makes for one busy month

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Just in case June wasn't busy enough for mobile app developers, between Apple's WWDC and Google I/O, Microsoft has thrown its hat into the ring. It's scheduling a Windows Phone Developer Summit in San Francisco for June 20th and 21st, just a week before Google's meetup. Details are scant...
Windows Phone Developer Summit coming June 20th, makes for one busy month

Coming Up: Apple Paints Its Vision for the Future of Mac, iOS at WWDC

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The banners are up, the stage is set and it’s almost time for the curtain to come up on the next crop of Apples. While most of Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is for developers’ eyes only, Monday’s keynote speech is open to the press, and is typically the place where...
Coming Up: Apple Paints Its Vision for the Future of Mac, iOS at WWDC
Only Windows Phone 8 will support in-app purchasing

Microsoft confirms no upgrade path to Windows Phone 8, unveils 7.8 for legacy devices

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The debate can now be laid to rest: devices currently running on Windows Phone 7.5 will not be on the receiving end of the long-awaited Apollo update (aka Windows Phone 8). But that doesn't mean those smartphones are at the end of the line. It's long been speculated that...
Microsoft confirms no upgrade path to Windows Phone 8, unveils 7.8 for legacy devices

The Web 2.0 Summit, Tim O’Reilly and John Battelle’s Tech-Palooza, Is On Indefinite “Hiatus”

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The Web 2.0 Summit, the annual event jointly put on by UBM TechWeb and O’Reilly Media, will not be taking place this year. The conference, which has grown since its inception in 2004 to be one of the buzziest and busiest events for the web and new media upper crust,...
The Web 2.0 Summit, Tim O’Reilly and John Battelle’s Tech-Palooza, Is On Indefinite “Hiatus”

Walmart Exec On The Simple Reason Why Brick-And-Mortar Retail Stores Aren't Dead

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Chris Bolte, VP and General Manager at Walmart Labs, let us know exactly why brick-and-mortar retail stores aren't yet a thing of the past here at Business Insider's Social Commerce Summit. It boils down to one thing. When people want to buy something, it doesn't matter how retailers get...
Walmart Exec On The Simple Reason Why Brick-And-Mortar Retail Stores Aren't Dead
Microsoft promises a 'sneak peek' at the future of Windows Phone on June 20th

U.N. takeover of the Internet must be stopped, U.S. warns

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A U.N. summit later this year in Dubai could lead to a new international regime of censorship, taxes, and surveillance, warn Democrats, Republicans, the Internet Society, and father of the Internet Vint Cerf....
U.N. takeover of the Internet must be stopped, U.S. warns
White House to webcast summit on botnet threats at 8:30AM EDT
Windows Phone 8 announced by Microsoft

Is Your Global Search Ecosystem Thriving Or Dying?

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Nearly two years ago, I wrote about creating a Global Search Center of Excellence and since have had the opportunity to keynote a number of company search summits, conference panels and then last week at the International Search Summit at SMX, I spoke for an entire session on how and...
Is Your Global Search Ecosystem Thriving Or Dying?

Microsoft schedules Windows Phone developer summit for June

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Microsoft is inviting Windows Phone developers to a developer conference in late June. Could both the Tango and Apollo operating systems be on the agenda?...
Microsoft schedules Windows Phone developer summit for June

The Latest On Google’s Hreflang Tag & Other Learnings From International Search Summit @SMX Advanced

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Google has been moving lots of goal posts for us all recently and the “Hreflang” tag is a case in point. A succession of Google speakers has presented the latest “Hreflang” thinking at International Search Summits @SMX throughout 2012. On each occasion, the presentation and... Please visit Search Engine Land...
The Latest On Google’s Hreflang Tag & Other Learnings From International Search Summit @SMX Advanced

Fab.com now has 3 million members worldwide

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Fab.com‘s CEO Jason Goldberg revealed interesting stats about the design-oriented flash sales site during London Web Summit (LWS) today. Although Fab.com’s launch page only went live one year ago, its popularity is very impressive; according to Goldberg, the site now has 3m members worldwide, out of which 2.5m live in...
Fab.com now has 3 million members worldwide
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