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Google Reader, Which Google Just Killed, Drives A Ton More Traffic Than Google+ (GOOG)
More than half of U.S. smartphone owners use YouTube app

Geekli.st releases API to allow developers to monetize their achievements

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It was only several weeks ago when Geekli.st rolled out of beta and became available to the public and, since then, the company has stayed busy making the service more useful for developers. As you may know, it’s a community developed by programmers for programmers to basically use as their portfolio to...
Geekli.st releases API to allow developers to monetize their achievements

BitTorrent's Secure Dropbox Alternative Goes Public

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Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft Skydrive and Mega are just a few examples of the many file-storage and backup services that are available today. All these services rely on external cloud based hosting to back up and store files. This means that you have to trust these companies with your personal...
BitTorrent's Secure Dropbox Alternative Goes Public

T-Mobile Hopes Trade-In Offer Will Lure iPhone Customers From Rivals

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As it prepares to begin selling the iPhone 5 on Friday, T-Mobile is starting an aggressive program encouraging iPhone owners from other carriers to switch to T-Mo. T-Mobile will offer a variety of discounts for those who trade in an iPhone 4, iPhone 4S or iPhone 5. The discounts come...
T-Mobile Hopes Trade-In Offer Will Lure iPhone Customers From Rivals

Delhi Startup Playcez Gets Seed Round For Location-Based Social App For India

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Playcez, a startup out of Delhi, has closed a seed round of several hundred thousand USD for an events discovery app for Indian users. It wouldn’t say how much funding it got exactly, but noted that the figure is under and closer to $1 million. Its founder, Ashwani Gaur, acknowledged...
Delhi Startup Playcez Gets Seed Round For Location-Based Social App For India

GameStop edges toward irrelevance as holiday sales fall

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As we speculated more than four years ago, GameStop may be on its way out as more gamers are buying online rather than from brick-and-mortar shops. On Tuesday, the country’s largest video game retailer cut its fiscal fourth quarter 2012 sales estimates to between 4 and 7 percent down rather than a...
GameStop edges toward irrelevance as holiday sales fall

Chartboost: Opportunity for developers on Sundays with low average bid prices, Wednesday is most popular day to launch iOS games

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Cross-promotion network Chartboost revealed in its November Insights Report that Sundays is an opportunity that developers can take advantage of due to low average cost-per-click (CPC) bid prices and Wednesday is the most popular day to launch games on the Apple App Store since its updated on Thursdays. This is...
Chartboost: Opportunity for developers on Sundays with low average bid prices, Wednesday is most popular day to launch iOS games

IronPearl Is Systematizing The Secrets That Have Helped Startups Like Wanelo, Lyft And Goodreads Grow

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If you build it, they will come, right? Not exactly. Growth is actually a lot more complicated than that. Getting users to discover your product, and then stick to it, is more of a rigorous science that uses lots of multivariate testing and traffic funnels. A pair of longtime investors...
IronPearl Is Systematizing The Secrets That Have Helped Startups Like Wanelo, Lyft And Goodreads Grow

Nowhere to hide: Advertisers can now stalk you across multiple devices

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Advertisers want to compile as much information about you as possible. Tracking where you go, what you click, and how you search is literally their business. They use that data to target ads directly to you, and feed relevant data to their partners. With the increasing use of tablets and...
Nowhere to hide: Advertisers can now stalk you across multiple devices

Get a Magellan GPS with lifetime maps and traffic for $84.99

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Stocked with a 4.7-inch screen, Bluetooth, and speakerphone capabilities, this is one loaded navigator. [Read more]...
Get a Magellan GPS with lifetime maps and traffic for $84.99

Sales growth outpacing audience growth at world's biggest online newspaper

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Last week, Mail Online – which overtook NYTimes.com’s readership in December – hailed passing the 100 million monthly uniques milestone. On Tuesday, its publisher DMGT said digital revenue in its Associated Newspapers division, which contains MailOnline and Metro.co.uk, grew 72 percent in the last 11 months. That is against the...
Sales growth outpacing audience growth at world's biggest online newspaper

If You Want Your Wikipedia Page to Get a TON of Traffic, Die While Performing at the Super Bowl Half-Time Show

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Whitney Houston's death drove 425 people *per second* to her Wikipedia page....
If You Want Your Wikipedia Page to Get a TON of Traffic, Die While Performing at the Super Bowl Half-Time Show

Despite its efforts to fix vulnerabilities, Yahoo's Mail users continue reporting hacking incidents

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Yahoo Mail users have been seeing their accounts broken into for months. While Yahoo says it has plugged at least two separate security holes leading to accounts getting hijacked, it appears the problem persists. While it’s unclear how long these attacks have been going on for, we first reported Yahoo...
Despite its efforts to fix vulnerabilities, Yahoo's Mail users continue reporting hacking incidents
New technology could actually make Starbucks Wi-Fi usable

Malware uses Google Docs as proxy to command and control server

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Security researchers from antivirus vendor Symantec have uncovered a piece of malware that uses Google Docs, which is now part of Google Drive, as a bridge when communicating with attackers in order to hide the malicious traffic. The malware--a new version from the Backdoor.Makadocs family--uses the Google Drive "Viewer"...
Malware uses Google Docs as proxy to command and control server

Apple's iOS lineup accounts for 84% of in-flight Wi-Fi traffic from mobile devices

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In-flight Wi-Fi provider Gogo on Thursday reported that iOS device users account for the lion's share of mobile devices accessing the company's ground-to-air Wi-Fi network, with iPhone owners comprising some 73 percent of all traffic originating from smartphones....
Apple's iOS lineup accounts for 84% of in-flight Wi-Fi traffic from mobile devices

Enough's Enough With the Swing States: Obama Calls on His Reddit Base

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In these last few hours of Election Day, Barack Obama took the time to address the  most important constituency in the world, at least to themselves: Reddit users. This afternoon he returned to the popular discussion site — which he melted down with traffic in August by dropping in for...
Enough's Enough With the Swing States: Obama Calls on His Reddit Base

500 Startups Grad Waygo Releases New Version With More Chinese Translation Functions, Seeks Android Developer

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Optical character reader (OCR) translation app Waygo, which was part of the 500 Startups accelerator batch that graduated in February, just launched a new version with more functions and social-sharing options. The handy app, which I reviewed back in January, is also currently in the process of closing its first...
500 Startups Grad Waygo Releases New Version With More Chinese Translation Functions, Seeks Android Developer

Google Outage Shows Business Risks in China

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Disruptions to Google Inc.’s search and email services in China over the weekend underscore the uncertainty surrounding Beijing’s effort to control the flow of information into the country, as well as the risks that effort poses to the government’s efforts to draw global businesses. Chinese users of many of Google’s...
Google Outage Shows Business Risks in China

Meet Alto, The Gmail Replacement You Won't Believe Was Made By AOL (AOL, GOOG, YHOO)

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AOL's problem is it largely depends on two declining sources of traffic, people who use AOL to get online and Web-based AOL.com email users. The numbers seem to show declines in Web-based email aren't worth fighting.  Teens don't like to use email and older adults check their email in apps on their...
Meet Alto, The Gmail Replacement You Won't Believe Was Made By AOL (AOL, GOOG, YHOO)

Cards Against Humanity's 'Pay-What-You-Want' sale results in $70,000 donation to Wikipedia

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Today Cards Against Humanity announced that its ‘Pay-What-You-Want’ holiday promotion for its card game resulted in a profit of $70,066.27. The company donated that sum to Wikimedia, the parent corporation of Wikipedia. According to Cards, it sold around 85,000 sets of its game, with the average paid price averaging out...
Cards Against Humanity's 'Pay-What-You-Want' sale results in $70,000 donation to Wikipedia

Which ISPs are capping your broadband, and why?

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Broadband caps are spreading across the U.S., and even if Comcast did recently raise its cap of five years from 250 GB a month to 300 GB, the growth of usage based broadband is a negative and insidious trend that could hurt our ability to innovate. So I’ve documented which...
Which ISPs are capping your broadband, and why?
Multiple Google services, including search and Gmail, are currently blocked in China
CHART: The Massive And Continued Rise Of Mobile Commerce

About.me goes premium, and finally lets you use your own domain name for $4 a month

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More than three months after About.me ‘bought itself back’ from AOL, spinning itself out as an independent company once again, the San Francisco-based startup is now ramping things up a notch by introducing personalized domain names for its online identity platform. The service constitutes part of its new freemium business...
About.me goes premium, and finally lets you use your own domain name for $4 a month
Quora for Android beats iOS at providing answers on the go
Social | Viddy CEO Goes Out After Blaze of Glory
Sprint wins, first carrier to roll out Jelly Bean 4.1.1 to Samsung Galaxy S III
Apple's iPad dominated mobile holiday shopping this past weekend
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