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Ask Andru: How do I stop iPhoto from opening when I plug in my iPhone?

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Apple tries to make it easy to use all of its products together harmoniously, but there are times where it might get in the way. Today we received a question that asks how to stop iPhoto from opening automatically whenever an iPhone is plugged in, and that’s exactly the...
Ask Andru: How do I stop iPhoto from opening when I plug in my iPhone?
SoftBank CEO touts 4G expertise as major advantage in Sprint buyout
The Best Of The Rest In Social Commerce: Daily Deals, Shoppable Photo Apps, And More

Two’s A Party: Lifecrowd and Eventup Join Forces

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Webster’s dictionary defines synergy as…just kidding. Occasionally two businesses are such a natural fit that it’s hard to imagine them operating separately. When those businesses are both startups of less than a year old launched very publicly out of neighboring incubators, the likelihood and value of them aligning themselves grows...
Two’s A Party: Lifecrowd and Eventup Join Forces

The Content Catalyst: How Content Drives Search & Social Synergy

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Today, many a search marketer lives in a world driven by Pandas and Penguins. SEO as we used to know it has changed forever. As Google shifts its focus to quality and relevancy, content marketing adoption has soared. It is no coincidence that the increasing focus on content marketing closely......
The Content Catalyst: How Content Drives Search & Social Synergy
Search, Discovery, and Pretty Much Everything Is Better in Twitter's Update

Twitter acquires mobile visual app creation tool Cabana

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Visual drag-and-drop app creation tool Cabana has announced that it has been acquired by Twitter. Cabana promised to be an ‘app creation tool’ for designers. We are writing today with some exciting news: Cabana has been acquired by Twitter and our team is #JoiningTheFlock! We built Cabana because we are...
Twitter acquires mobile visual app creation tool Cabana
Microsoft, The Web Is No Longer Good Enough; Windows RT Needs Apps And Fast

Sharing Office Space - 6 Things to Worry About

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When you're launching a business, you're always on the lookout for every possible way to cut costs. One of the smartest - or maybe the dumbest - ways to save money is to share office space with a bigger company. It all depends on how well you understand the...
Sharing Office Space - 6 Things to Worry About

VMware's Amazon-style compute cloud will live in four US data centers

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Virtual reality is sorta like virtualization, right? Plus, this picture has clouds. No, we couldn't come up with a better image for virtualization and cloud computing. Sorry about that. Ruslan Rugoals VMware today unveiled its first public infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud product, putting the virtualization software vendor into direct competition with...
VMware's Amazon-style compute cloud will live in four US data centers

Amazon Is Buying Goodreads; Draw Your Own End-of-Literature Conclusions

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HE SMELLS BLOOD. (Photo: flickr.com/oreilly) As if anyone in the publishing industry needed another reason to view Amazon with suspicion and alarm: Today the goliath announced it’s acquiring literary-themed social networking site Goodreads. Head for your bunkers; we’ve just gone to End of Publishing DefCon 1. Said Amazon’s VP of...
Amazon Is Buying Goodreads; Draw Your Own End-of-Literature Conclusions

Citrix boosts VDI offering, talks up cloud-based future at Synergy confab

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Citrix Systems is upgrading XenDesktop, acquiring Virtual Computer, introducing a new type of hardware-assisted thin client and initiating a cloud project in an effort to make its virtual desktop infrastructure offering more attractive....
Citrix boosts VDI offering, talks up cloud-based future at Synergy confab

Barnes & Noble's Nook e-readers getting NFC, says CEO

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Now that all of that Microsoft-related news is out in the open, Barnes & Noble's CEO William Lynch is ready to talk about the future. Fortune sat down with him to discuss the deal and what's next for the Nook. The answer to the latter is, at least in...
Barnes & Noble's Nook e-readers getting NFC, says CEO

Use Multiple Computers With One Mouse and Keyboard — Synergy+

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Use Multiple Computers With One Mouse and Keyboard — Synergy+
Is Google's new Android statue made of Chrome?

About.me Founders Buy The Company Back From AOL (AOL)

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The founders of About.me, a site for creating personal home pages, have bought their company back from AOL, Nick Bilton at the New York Times reports. AOL bought About.me in 2011 for ~$25 million, according to our sources. There is no word on the price About.me's founders are paying, but...
About.me Founders Buy The Company Back From AOL (AOL)

HTC Just Sold Back Half Of Its Holdings In Beats Electronics

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Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp's shares fell as much as 4 percent on Monday after the sale of half of its holding in audio technology firm Beats Electronics back to Beats' founders raised concern over its strategy. HTC bought 50.1 percent of Beats Electronics, which was founded by U.S. rapper...
HTC Just Sold Back Half Of Its Holdings In Beats Electronics
Twine now connects to Pebble watch, sends alerts to your wrist

Art.com buys photo and video hosting service Zenfolio for at least $6.2m in stock

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Art.com, an online retailer of – you guessed it – art, with more than 12 million customers worldwide, recently announced that it bought Zenfolio, a company that provides professional and amateur photographers with a platform to upload, display, share and sell their photos and services. Originally founded in 2004, Zenfolio...
Art.com buys photo and video hosting service Zenfolio for at least $6.2m in stock

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba fights poor organization with restructure

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Following criticism from Alibaba’s CEO that his company was having trouble getting organized, China’s leading online retail company announced Monday a plan to restructure the company that is intended to “drive synergy” between its different divisions, while simultaneously creating “reasonable safeguards” for them. CEO Jack Ma admitted last month that Alibaba Group...
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba fights poor organization with restructure

Who Are You Again?

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Remember when your company consisted of ten people in a room, sharing Chinese food off each others plates? When you knew everything there was to know about your co-workers and the synergy and energy that came from that was contagious? Start-up mode. My favorite. But then the inevitable happens. All...
Who Are You Again?

A Game of Thrones Android app guides you through the world of Westeros and beyond

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Perhaps the second screen experience for HBO megahit show A Game of Thrones provided through Xbox 360's SmartGlass functionality and HBO Go's iPad app isn't enough for you? And maybe you want a bit more of a George R. R. Martin touch to your Game of Thrones book companions?...
A Game of Thrones Android app guides you through the world of Westeros and beyond
MyThings picks up $15M to improve display ads (exclusive)
CloudStack strikes back in the battle of open-source clouds

Booting Up: 'Anternet' Edition

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Lotsa ants. (Photo: flickr.com/pinkmoose) The MPAA and the RIAA aren’t raking in as much cash as they used to. [TechDirt] This breed of ants works a little like the Internet. [PC World] Time Warner is expanding its fiber network in New York City, hopefully preventing any more techies from tearing...
Booting Up: 'Anternet' Edition
Dish CEO says the company needs to transform itself before video declines
Yes, Nokia Is Building a Tablet

Facebook Hires The Team At Design Firm Hot Studio

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Hot Studio, a 16-year-old design firm based in San Francisco and New York City, just announced that its team will be joining Facebook. Facebook has confirmed the news in a post of its own, writing: We began working with Hot Studio on a few projects several months ago. Immediately, we...
Facebook Hires The Team At Design Firm Hot Studio

Microsoft Launches Bing Apps For Office 365 Home Premium

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In an effort to create more synergy between its products, Microsoft’s search platform Bing has announced that Office 365 Premium is now available to users. The five apps included in the add-on for the newly launched Office 365 and Office 2013 make it easier for users to insert information and...
Microsoft Launches Bing Apps For Office 365 Home Premium

RIM could sell its BlackBerry hardware business

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The future of the BlackBerry could belong to a company that’s not RIM. RIM CEO Thorsten Heins has hinted once again that his company could license BlackBerry 10 to rival smartphone makers. “Before you license the software, you must show that the platform has significant potential. If such proof exists, a...
RIM could sell its BlackBerry hardware business
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