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MediaBrix enables targeted advertising during moments of positive and negative emotion in social games

If Facebook ads don’t work, it’s the fault of advertisers

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The ‘speed bump’ versus search ad comparison is an interesting one. Back in time, in the age of black and white television, it was possible to book an ad across the three major broadcast networks, and hit, at once, a simply massive percentage of the US population. That was the...
If Facebook ads don’t work, it’s the fault of advertisers
If These Two Brilliant Investors Are Right About Future Growth, The World Is Screwed

These Three Facts Prove That America Needs More Immigrants

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America finally has an opportunity to establish a sensible immigration policy in the coming months. The effects of the policy will have far reaching ramifications in terms of both economic and social implications for the country in years to come. The debate about the immigration bill is entering a period...
These Three Facts Prove That America Needs More Immigrants
AT&T expands LTE coverage in Texas and Arkansas

Here's the Star Trek parody clip that the IRS spent $60,000 of US taxpayer money to shoot

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According to the Associated Press, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has been wrist-slapped by Congress for spending $60,000 on two short films, the lion’s share of which went to shoot a Star Trek parody. Featuring IRS employees. About taxes. It is precisely and exactly as terrible as you would expect....
Here's the Star Trek parody clip that the IRS spent $60,000 of US taxpayer money to shoot

Facebook IPO: the data behind our animation

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Facebook is about to hit the stock exchange - valued today at anywhere between $93 and $104bn. But just how big is it and how has it grown so massive? This video by our animator Mariana Santos, shows you exactly how the Facebook became the world's biggest social network. This...
Facebook IPO: the data behind our animation

Jonathan Schwartz Launches CareZone, A Simple Caregiving Site With Big Plans

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The problem that former Sun Microsystems chief executive Jonathan Schwartz is trying to fix with his new startup is clear enough. More and more people are having to care for older relatives or children with health issues as the US population ages. But, the current online methods for sharing such...
Jonathan Schwartz Launches CareZone, A Simple Caregiving Site With Big Plans

AT&T buys 700MHz mobile sprectrum from Verizon for $1.9 billion to boost its US LTE deployment

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In a move to further boost its 4G LTE deployment in the US, AT&T has acquired a batch of 700 MHz B band spectrum from its major rival Verizon in a $1.9 billion cash deal. AT&T says that the 700 MHz licenses will cover more than 42 million people across 18...
AT&T buys 700MHz mobile sprectrum from Verizon for $1.9 billion to boost its US LTE deployment

Verizon brings 4G network to 28 new markets, expands in 11

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Verizon announced it will begin offering its 4G network services in 28 new cities on May 17. At the same time, it will expand coverage in 11 cities. This will bring the total 4G coverage of the carrier at 258 cities, covering over two thirds of the US population.......
Verizon brings 4G network to 28 new markets, expands in 11

ZocDoc Debuts 'Check-In' To Let You Fill Out Those Pesky Medical Forms Before Your Doctor Visit

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ZocDoc, the startup that makes a web-centric booking platform for medical appointments, today is launching its first new product since its inception: ‘Check-In,’ a service that lets patients fill out those pesky medical forms online prior to their doctor’s appointment. ZocDoc says that Check-In will be free for patients and...
ZocDoc Debuts 'Check-In' To Let You Fill Out Those Pesky Medical Forms Before Your Doctor Visit

AT&T exceeds LTE deployment plan ahead of schedule, now covers more than 150 million people in the US

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Confirming the deployment of LTE networks in cities across the US today, AT&T today announced that it has surpassed its 2012 deployment plan ahead of schedule and is now covering more than 150 million people in the country. The milestone sees AT&T more than doubled its 4G LTE coverage available at...
AT&T exceeds LTE deployment plan ahead of schedule, now covers more than 150 million people in the US

Sprint leak reportedly has LTE in Los Angeles, 20 other markets on April 12th (update)

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Sprint has been teasing for weeks that its LTE network would soon launch in Los Angeles. If a fresh leak from Phone Arena proves true, we may at last be down to the final hours before the Now Network officially flicks the switch for those Angelenos -- and a...
Sprint leak reportedly has LTE in Los Angeles, 20 other markets on April 12th (update)

Nielsen: In 2012, US smartphone and tablet owners attended 9% and 20% more movies, respectively

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Those who own a smartphone and a tablet are more likely to go see a movie. That may seem odd at first but think about it: using their mobile devices, moviegoers can check what’s coming out when, see what’s playing in what theatre today or this week, and purchase tickets...
Nielsen: In 2012, US smartphone and tablet owners attended 9% and 20% more movies, respectively

This Data Shows How The iPhone 5 Launch Helped Samsung's Image (AAPL)

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Samsung has reached its highest consumer perception rating in five years, while Apple's has dropped drastically over the same time period, according to YouGov BrandIndex. YouGov BrandIndex is a daily consumer perception research service that interviews 5,000 people from a representative sample of the US population. Scores are ranked on...
This Data Shows How The iPhone 5 Launch Helped Samsung's Image (AAPL)
Verizon's LTE network will cover more than two-thirds of the US as of April 19th
Everyone agrees with us on climate change--especially when we're wrong

Mobile Miscellany: week of April 16th, 2012

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Not all mobile news is destined for the front page, but if you're like us and really want to know what's going on, then you've come to the right place. This past week, Verizon announced that its LTE service now covers two-thirds of the US population, and T-Mobile dropped...
Mobile Miscellany: week of April 16th, 2012
RIAA Prefers Customers Who Buy A Little To Pirates Who Buy A Lot

PayPal's French McDonald's Experiment Could Have Big U.S. Implications

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PayPal is confirming reports that it is test-running a new app-based checkout system in McDonald's restaurants, a pilot program that could push the online payment broker - and the notion of phone-based payments  - much further into the consumer shopping experience. It could also add confusing choices and tools to...
PayPal's French McDonald's Experiment Could Have Big U.S. Implications

119 million Americans lack broadband Internet, FCC reports

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The US is a long way from its goal of making broadband Internet available to all 314 million Americans. In its third annual broadband progress report, the Federal Communications Commission says 19 million Americans have no option to buy fixed broadband Internet service, and an additional 100 million Americans that...
119 million Americans lack broadband Internet, FCC reports
Google explodes into market research with easy-to-use consumer research tool
1,400 'Samsung Experience' shops in Best Buy locations spell more bad news for HTC
Like everything else, Amazon is taking the long view with its Coins virtual currency

Sprint launches 11 new LTE markets; maintains small-city focus

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When Sprint finally does launch LTE in Chicago, Indianapolis, and Washington, D.C., customers in those cities won’t be complaining about lack of regional coverage. Sprint is keeping with its strategy of launching 4G in small cities, towns and bedroom communities while saving its big metro markets for the end of...
Sprint launches 11 new LTE markets; maintains small-city focus
Verizon to launch 400th LTE market on October 18th, two months early
Verizon bringing LTE to 34 new markets, claims 75 percent of US population covered

Dude shares 7 porn flicks on Bittorrent, is charged $1.5 million in federal court

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This is the sort of story that as we write it, we wonder if our media credentials have been changed from ‘TNW’ to ‘The Onion.’ However, this story is indeed no joke, most especially if your name is Anwar Ogiste, who has been charged for sharing with Bittorrent some seven pornographic...
Dude shares 7 porn flicks on Bittorrent, is charged $1.5 million in federal court

Following international expansion, Zendesk's 30k customers use its product to service 200M people

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Zendesk, a customer service software provider, has shared that it is now being used by more than 200 million people worldwide. In addition, it is reaching 30,000 customer companies, with 50 percent coming from outside of the US. The company has put the 200 million mark in perspective: there are...
Following international expansion, Zendesk's 30k customers use its product to service 200M people
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