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Twitter Buys Design Agency Nclud, Appoints Co-Founder Twitter’s New Design Manager

Microsoft expands Internet Explorer push with new TV ad

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Internet Explorer may still be the world's number one web browser, but Microsoft has a declining market share to deal with, as well as the small problem of folks hesitant to upgrade from an earlier version for one reason or another. The company's now making a new push to...
Microsoft expands Internet Explorer push with new TV ad
How Social Media Shaped Boston Bombing Response
The company that powers Google Hangouts wants to radically disrupt all business videoconferencing

RockMelt social browser comes to the iPad, offers up news stories tailored to your interests

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Remember RockMelt The "social web browser"? The name doesn't come up often, especially when we talk about conventional browsers like Firefox, Chrome, IE and Safari. Well, rest assured, the startup is still alive and kicking: after releasing an iPhone app earlier this year, it's introducing an iPad version as...
RockMelt social browser comes to the iPad, offers up news stories tailored to your interests

Can Anything Take Down the Facebook Juggernaut?

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Illustration: Mister Mourao Sometime in early 2004, as Mark Zuckerberg was furiously coding the first iterations of The Facebook in his Harvard dorm room, the Internet passed what then seemed to be an impressive milestone: 750 million people worldwide had become connected. The exact birthdate of the Internet is difficult...
Can Anything Take Down the Facebook Juggernaut?

Survey Says: Online Video Is Catching Up To TV In Ad Effectiveness

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Every year online video ad startup BrightRoll does a survey of advertisers to see how they’re approaching online video and what their budget plans are for the coming 12 months. And every year, respondents tend to get a little more into the whole online video thing. This year, respondents continue...
Survey Says: Online Video Is Catching Up To TV In Ad Effectiveness

‘Photo and video’ is the fastest growing mobile app category, according to Flurry report

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Mobile analytics company Flurry has published some pretty interesting insights on the growing popularity of apps by category, revealing that ‘photo and video’ is the fastest growing in terms of time spent using them. Flurry tapped a sample of 8 million mobile users across all application categories, with its analytics...
‘Photo and video’ is the fastest growing mobile app category, according to Flurry report

Honest Buildings raises first venture round for green building data

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Honest Buildings, a startup that aggregates information about buildings’ energy use and green characteristics, has raised its first round of venture funding led by RockPort Capital and Mohr Davidow Ventures. Previously the startup, which is about a year old, had raised an angel round from Spring Ventures, Jason Scott, Managing...
Honest Buildings raises first venture round for green building data
Cloud: Old-School Web Hosts Fight Back Against Amazon Cloud

Alau.me Wants To Fix iOS Marketing With Bit.ly-Like Links And More

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People are always complaining about the difficulty of getting found in the Apple App Store, so a new startup called Alau.me (pronounced “allow me”) is trying to tackle the problem through a Bit.ly-like link service with referral tracking. Co-founder Brian Sabino says the team has built iOS apps itself, and it...
Alau.me Wants To Fix iOS Marketing With Bit.ly-Like Links And More
The Atlantic's Quartz: interesting ... but willit make a profit?

Meet MillionShort: The Hack That Could Be The Perfect Antidote To Search Engine Spam

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Recently I tried to do a Google search for a wine to pair with swordfish, and it was pretty much a disaster (first world problems, I know, but still.) The problem is, web search results for certain topics are just overloaded with “search engine optimized” (SEO) content, which is very...
Meet MillionShort: The Hack That Could Be The Perfect Antidote To Search Engine Spam
Tradesparq brings a social networking approach to sourcing foreign suppliers

Socialcam passes Yahoo, CityVille to become most popular Facebook app by monthly active users

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Video application Socialcam vaulted to the No. 1 position on our AppData charts after gaining 40 million monthly active Facebook-connected users in two weeks. Socialcam overtook the Yahoo Social Bar news integration and Zynga’s game CityVille, both of which have lost MAU over the past few days. CityVille has been steadily declining for about...
Socialcam passes Yahoo, CityVille to become most popular Facebook app by monthly active users

Graph Search Optimization: The New SEO and What it Means for Social Advertisers

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This is a guest post by Todd Herrold, senior director of product marketing at Kenshoo Social, a Facebook Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer with Facebook Exchange access. Facebook introduced Graph Search in January signaling a major shift in social search. Graph Search matches natural language search terms with content from the...
Graph Search Optimization: The New SEO and What it Means for Social Advertisers

Social Ads Spend To Reach $10B Soon, But Perhaps Skirting Facebook

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News updates all day from your Fast Company editors.A new survey from BIA/Kelsey has looked at the trends in advertising on social media and concluded that by 2016 it'll be a market topping $10 billion per annum, mainly as display ads. For context, some $3.8 billion was spent on these...
Social Ads Spend To Reach $10B Soon, But Perhaps Skirting Facebook

Trinity Mirror to launch paid-for tablet editions

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Newspaper publisher to launch tablet editions of the Daily Mirror, Daily Record and key regional titles this summerTrinity Mirror chief executive Sly Bailey is to launch paid-for tablet editions of key titles including the Daily Mirror – priced at less than £10 per month – and said that the publisher...
Trinity Mirror to launch paid-for tablet editions

Former iAd executive now playing games with mobile ads

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There are no shortage of companies and smart people trying to tackle the mobile advertising problem: how best to integrate interesting ads into such a small screen. Lars Albright, one of the founders of the company that led to Apple’s iAd, thinks that game mechanics could be the answer to...
Former iAd executive now playing games with mobile ads
Parse lets mobile app developers write server code without servers

Google enhances local web search for US iPad users

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Google added a new feature to its web search for US iPad users on Tuesday. In addition to traditional web results, this new enhancement displays a virtual carousel with reviews and photos that detail local businesses matching your query. Selecting an image card reveals additional information, including a map...
Google enhances local web search for US iPad users

It Doesn't Matter That Google Hasn't Made Any Money On Android Yet (GOOG)

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Google's mobile operating system, Android, is one of the most important assets the company has, and even if it never ever makes money, it's a smart investment. We bring this up, because Android is getting a fresh beating over a report last week that it only generated $550 million...
It Doesn't Matter That Google Hasn't Made Any Money On Android Yet (GOOG)

Ubuntu Web Apps Aim To Bridge Browser/Desktop Divide

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Most days I have only three or four browser tabs open: GMail, Twitter, Google Reader, and whatever link I’ve clicked through from one of the previous three. I know folks, though, who regularly have two dozen or more tabs open. All day. Every day. They struggle to remember which tab...
Ubuntu Web Apps Aim To Bridge Browser/Desktop Divide

Apple Hires An Amazon Exec To Fix Siri (AAPL, AMZN)

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Apple has poached William Stasior from Amazon to lead Siri, its voice-activated personal assistant software, Kara Swisher at All Things D reports. This is a big hire, and Swisher thinks it means Apple will dive further into disintermediating Google's search business on iOS devices. At Amazon, Stasior was the CEO...
Apple Hires An Amazon Exec To Fix Siri (AAPL, AMZN)
Microsoft search guru outlines big Bing changes

Could the browser eventually kill apps?

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Yu Yongfu, CEO of China's largest mobile browser UCWeb, thinks so. By Kurt Wagner, reporter FORTUNE -- Mobile Internet browsing is quickly overtaking traditional web surfing, particularly in emerging markets where few people own expensive PCs but many own smartphones. For many of the world's technology users, mobile Web is...
Could the browser eventually kill apps?

Dwellable arrives on Android, upgrades iOS app

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Dwellable, the Seattle upstart led by Urbanspoon co-founder Adam Doppelt and former NBA digital executive Brenda Spoonemore, continues to carve new territory with its mobile applications for vacation rentals. Today, the company is announcing a new Android app, as well as upgrades to its iOS app. The Android version comes after...
Dwellable arrives on Android, upgrades iOS app

Heroku mobile lead: 'Mobile is not different'

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This story is part of a series exploring the themes of our upcoming, invitation-only Mobile Summit, April 1-2 in Sausalito, Calif. Explore more stories in the Mobile Summit Debate series. There’s a pervasive myth that traditional web development is dead and that it’s all about mobile, but this simply...
Heroku mobile lead: 'Mobile is not different'

Mobile Devices Lead To A Stronger Connection To News Brands: Study

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A new study finds that mobile devices, more than social networks, are driving the revolution in digital news consumption.The newspaper isn’t dead, it’s just gone mobile. Not only are more Americans getting their news on mobile devices than ever before, but these mobile users may also have a stronger bond...
Mobile Devices Lead To A Stronger Connection To News Brands: Study

MapR Lands $30 Million Series C Led by Mayfield Fund

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Everything is coming up Hadoop. Another company in the business of selling a version of the open-source big-data platform has landed another round of funding. MapR, a company that prides itself on having built an industrial-grade version of Hadoop tuned for high availability and data protection, has closed a $30...
MapR Lands $30 Million Series C Led by Mayfield Fund
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