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Jet Set Radio skates its way to iOS and Android, available starting today for $5

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Sega hasn't exactly had the smoothest of times while trying to launch its old-school (and very popular) Jet Set Radio title on novel platforms. Today, however, the Dreamcast maker announced that its fan-favorite game is now rolling to both iOS and Android. Jet Set Radio will, naturally, be compatible...
Jet Set Radio skates its way to iOS and Android, available starting today for $5
IBM reportedly interested in buying RIM's enterprise services unit
‘iPad mini’ reportedly nears production

Betaworks launches Swirl: A group photo sharing app that wont make your eyes bleed

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With the rise of photo sharing services like Instagram, countless startups have tried to create the perfect “group photo sharing” app. And while I absolutely hate nearly every app that fits this category, idealistically speaking, there are plenty of reasons to keep an eye on this space. Allowing anyone to easily create...
Betaworks launches Swirl: A group photo sharing app that wont make your eyes bleed
iPhoto for iOS hits 1M users in less than two weeks

When is the social curation bubble going to burst?

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You just can’t move for social curation services right now. The biggest noise might be coming from Pinterest, which is growing like a weed — but whether it’s the new-look Delicious, Switzerland’s Paperli, shopping curation site Svpply, image service Mlkshk or another site, the fact is that almost everybody seems...
When is the social curation bubble going to burst?

Rumors of new iPad swirl as iPhone 5 owners air their gripes

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Apple may be preparing another surprise event ahead of the holidays, according to a report from Fortune. The nugget of a rumor comes from an unnamed source identified only as a "major Apple investor" who told Fortune's Philip Elmer-DeWitt that Apple will send out invitations to a press event for...
Rumors of new iPad swirl as iPhone 5 owners air their gripes

Industry insiders downplay likelihood of Apple television release in Q2 2012

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As rumors continue to swirl that Apple is preparing to launch a connected television set, a new report claims it is highly unlikely that the company will release such a device in the second quarter of 2012 because Sharp has limited production of the IGZO panels reportedly bound for the...
Industry insiders downplay likelihood of Apple television release in Q2 2012

Apple in 'Crunch Mode' Lining Up Apps for iPad 3 Demo and Commercials?

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Rumors continue to swirl about the iPad 3 launch following yesterday's claims that Apple will be holding a media event during the first week of March for the introduction. The Next Web now reports that Apple is currently said to be in "crunch mode" as it works to finalize its...
Apple in 'Crunch Mode' Lining Up Apps for iPad 3 Demo and Commercials?

Groupon's Massive Stock Spike Seems To Have Been Based On False Reports - Analyst (GRPN)

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Groupon stock spiked 23% on Friday. Why? Ken Sena of Evercore Partners says shorts got squeezed on a "a swirl of speculative information and potentially false reports." Those reports were that... ...Andrew Mason was cancelling an appearence this week - implying a firing that shareholders covet ...and that Google was considering...
Groupon's Massive Stock Spike Seems To Have Been Based On False Reports - Analyst (GRPN)

How Best Buy's PR Crisis Turned Into A 'Months-Long Bloodletting'

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Best Buy screwed up, and it has experienced a slow, but brutal over the past few months. Or, as Gil Rudawsky at PR Daily so eloquently put it, a "months-long bloodletting." The negative exposure for Best Buy in relation to former CEO Brian Dunn's scandal has been relentless, as headlines constantly pound...
How Best Buy's PR Crisis Turned Into A 'Months-Long Bloodletting'

Betaworks year-end report: Startup studio enters "Chapter two," investments worth 5.6x value

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At the beginning of last year, New York “startup factory” Betaworks distributed cash to investors that was worth just over twice its value, of bulk of which came less than 18 months after it was raised. This year, there is no distribution. The five-year-old company has moved on to...
Betaworks year-end report: Startup studio enters "Chapter two," investments worth 5.6x value

Facebook IPO: Questions about disclosure swirl as stock stabilizes

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Facebook shares hovered around $32 Wednesday morning, its fourth day of trading, as several banks involved in the company’s initial public offering have come under scrutiny. Reuters reported Tuesday that the Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth has issued a subpoena to Morgan Stanley, the lead underwriter for the social network’s...
Facebook IPO: Questions about disclosure swirl as stock stabilizes
Sonos Updates Controller App Can Now Stream Podcasts And Music From Your iOS Devices

9 IT Career Resolutions for 2013

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Even if you are happy with your current IT job or role, there is a chance you might find yourself looking for a new position this year due to downsizing, outsourcing or reorganization. According to recent statistics, the average worker has been in their current position for no longer...
9 IT Career Resolutions for 2013

Big Switch Hires Former Battery Ventures Partner As Networking Space Heats Up And Acquisition Speculations Swirl

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Big Switch, one of the hottest startups in the fast-growing software defined networking (SDN) market, has named Jason Matlof as its new vice president of marketing after he left Battery Ventures as a partner in September. The move is noteworthy, because it illustrates how fast the new networking space is emerging, as data becomes ever...
Big Switch Hires Former Battery Ventures Partner As Networking Space Heats Up And Acquisition Speculations Swirl

Apple iPad Available For Pre-Order From March 12, On Sale From April 3

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Apple just announced that its tablet device, the iPad, will be available in the U.S. on April 3. See announcement below. When Apple unveiled the device a few months ago, we were told it would be available by March. Rumors began to swirl recently that shipment of the devices was...
Apple iPad Available For Pre-Order From March 12, On Sale From April 3

It’s Official: Digg Engineers Are Joining Washington Post’s SocialCode

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Another bit of closure for Digg as the company continues to look for a buyer of its technology and its site: its engineering team is joining SocialCode, the social media advertising and analytics subsidiary of the Washington Post Company. We first wrote about the engineers getting hired by WaPo on...
It’s Official: Digg Engineers Are Joining Washington Post’s SocialCode
Editorial: Tech is a flock of starlings

Betaworks' Swirl app builds shared photo albums using hashtags

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Betaworks waded into the photo sharing market Friday with a new iPhone app called Swirl, which is aimed at making it easy for people to create albums using a hashtag on Twitter and Instagram. Users who want to create a set of photos together just put a shared hashtag in their...
Betaworks' Swirl app builds shared photo albums using hashtags

Facebook Rumored To Be Buying Israeli Face Recognition Firm Face.com

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News updates all day from your Fast Company editors.Over the weekend rumors began to swirl that Facebook was looking at spending about $100 million to buy Israeli startup Face.com to access its clever face recognition technology. Now it's suggested via GigaOm that the momentum for the deal is actually in...
Facebook Rumored To Be Buying Israeli Face Recognition Firm Face.com

Fashion apps Pinterize the real world to drive in-store sales

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Fashionistas looking online for clothing inspiration and styles to purchase have more options than they could ever exhaust. But a few emerging fashion-focused startups are starting to use Pinterest-like mobile platforms to drive sales offline. Swirl, a mobile fashion platform that launched out of stealth on Monday, gives shoppers a...
Fashion apps Pinterize the real world to drive in-store sales

Tiger Woods Takes To Facebook To Make A Big Announcement

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Golf? No. He just wanted to confirm the rumors that he's dating Lindsey Vonn. In what may be the most-read Facebook post ever, (the hopefully formerly) philandering golfer Tiger Woods announced today that he is dating Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn. The post, which confirms rumors that have been swirling...
Tiger Woods Takes To Facebook To Make A Big Announcement

Top jobs of the week in digital media

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This week Aereo ruffled a few more feathers: The New York–based mobile TV service is fighting lawsuits with lawsuits, as it enters another tricky dispute with broadcasters. As you may recall, Aereo’s CEO Chet Kanojia appeared on stage at paidContent Live last month to speak about his company’s latest plans to disrupt...
Top jobs of the week in digital media

Hunger Games + Internet Explorer + HTML5 = This

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Microsoft, looking to boost its Internet Explorer brand, has teamed up with the Hunger Games book series franchise and created an HTML experience that looks to capitalize on the popularity of that brand to boost its browser’s mindshare. It’s not a half bad idea, given that Internet Explorer could use...
Hunger Games + Internet Explorer + HTML5 = This

Betaworks Unveils Swirl, A Mobile App That Turns Hashtags Into Photo Albums

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People share a lot of pictures on Twitter and Instagram, which are often followed by a relevant hashtag. Dennis Crowley, for example, tweets "#FatDennys" anytime he eats something unhealthy. He does this so often, Foursquare named its cafeteria after the hashtag. But even with the frequently used hashtags, photos shared...
Betaworks Unveils Swirl, A Mobile App That Turns Hashtags Into Photo Albums

Microsoft brings first game with Xbox Live achievements to iOS with Wordament

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While rumors continue to swirl about Microsoft Office coming to iOS devices, another Windows product just entered into Apple land. Wordament, a simple word puzzle game, started out on the Windows Phone and now Microsoft is offering it up on iOS devices. It’s the first game to come to iOS...
Microsoft brings first game with Xbox Live achievements to iOS with Wordament

Video Exclusive: Here's Groupon's Andrew Mason Talking About Daily Deals Site's Stock Smack, Future Plans and IPO Regrets (or Lack Thereof)

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It’s not well known, but last year before it went public, Groupon almost didn’t. With pressure from former board member Howard Schultz and also doubts about timing expressed by outside investors such as Marc Andreessen and Mary Meeker to CEO Andrew Mason, the Chicago-based daily deals site pressed forward...
Video Exclusive: Here's Groupon's Andrew Mason Talking About Daily Deals Site's Stock Smack, Future Plans and IPO Regrets (or Lack Thereof)
Trouble at OnLive: reports of bankruptcy, mass layoffs swirl

Top jobs of the week in digital media

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While we recover from the five-day marathon that is SXSW Interactive (click here to catch up on our coverage of the conference), here are our picks for the week’s most interesting jobs in digital media: Viacom: Director, UI/UX, Music Products (New York) Warner Bros. Entertainment: Director, Marketing TCAT (Burbank, Calif.) The Washington...
Top jobs of the week in digital media
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