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us presidential election

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Politify shows you the financial impact of presidential candidates’ platforms to help you vote

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How do you decide who to vote for? Politify wishes Americans would think about the financial impact of the candidates’ platforms – and decided to give them the tools to do so. Launched on February 26th, on time for the US presidential election period, politify.us/primaries is the first version of the site. Its purpose...
Politify shows you the financial impact of presidential candidates’ platforms to help you vote

Google co-founder Sergey Brin takes to Google+ to call for an end to party politics on election eve

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On the eve of the US presidential election, Google co-founder Sergey Brin has taken quite the political stand on his Google+ account by pleading for the winner to withdraw from his respective political party and govern as an independent. In the post, which went up shortly after midnight Pacific time...
Google co-founder Sergey Brin takes to Google+ to call for an end to party politics on election eve

Re-living 2012 through the most interesting questions asked on Quora

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As we wrap up 2012, it’s also the time when we look back and see what people have been talking about, searching for, and what questions they have been asking. This year was filled with many events from the Arab Spring to the US Presidential Election to the historic jump...
Re-living 2012 through the most interesting questions asked on Quora

Big data spells death-knell for punditry

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Nate Silver's successful US election predictions show the merit of data analysis and why businesses should embrace itThe results of the US presidential election are now in. Barack Obama has been re-elected, but the election has also officially ushered in a new era. An era where analysis has displaced opinions;...
Big data spells death-knell for punditry

Sony puts animated .gif creation in more hands with mobile app

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Sony may be winding up production of its cassette tape players this month, but the firm is nevertheless going back in time to kickstart another retro media format. The company has just released a production studio for partially-animated .gifs, catering to the growing appreciation of the lo-fi graphics format. Motiongraph...
Sony puts animated .gif creation in more hands with mobile app

Here's How Tumblr Is Reacting To Barack Obama's Victory

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People are posting furiously on Tumblr about the US presidential election--170 posts a second, according to data from the blogging network. Union Metrics, an analytics firm that tracks trends on Tumblr, has been publishing a real-time visualization of Tumblr posts about the election, showing words and phrases arranged by frequency...
Here's How Tumblr Is Reacting To Barack Obama's Victory

Data from startups show good news for Obama on eve of election

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Election forecasts have been a contentious issue this cycle, with national polls showing a tight race for the popular vote, while statistically driven models such as FiveThirtyEight suggest that Obama’s chances of winning the electoral college vote are very good. But math is so hard, and punditry is too easy. So...
Data from startups show good news for Obama on eve of election

Getting The US Election Results From Google, Bing & Yahoo

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Who’s winning in today’s US presidential election between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney? Who’s ahead for the many House Of Representative and US Senate seats that are up for grabs? Winners in the many state and local elections happening? The major search engines of Google, Bing and... Please visit Search...
Getting The US Election Results From Google, Bing & Yahoo

20 Best Android apps this week

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PizzaExpress, Via.me, White House, Quora, Richard and Judy Book Club, uTorrent and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of the best new Android apps for smartphones and tablets, drawn from a mixture of Google Play digging, press releases and submissions from developers.Games aren't included - they get a separate roundup...
20 Best Android apps this week

Twitter launches Political Index to track sentiment around the US presidential election

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No doubt you’re going to hear the phrase ‘Twitter election’ about a million times between now and the US election date. Not least on the Twitter blog itself which has announced the launch of its Political Index for tracking sentiment around the forthcoming vote. Use the index to find out...
Twitter launches Political Index to track sentiment around the US presidential election

InTrade Announces $700,000 Cash Shortfall And Risk Of Imminent Liquidation

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Back in early March, "prediction market" InTrade shocked the world by announcing it was halting all trading activity immediately. InTrade, of course, was famous for offering betting on event outcomes like the US Presidential election (along with other events). Now the company has posted the following message on its site,...
InTrade Announces $700,000 Cash Shortfall And Risk Of Imminent Liquidation

Around The Interwebs with (jeff)isageek – January 31st

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These are articles that I found interesting over the last day or so and wanted to share with you. Hopefully you find the daily list useful and it brings you some great information. Enjoy! Shared Prepare to get Samsunged with the longest Super Bowl ad. Shared Join Twitter Today!...
Around The Interwebs with (jeff)isageek – January 31st

Social media matters more than ever in this US presidential election

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The rise of social media during the 2008 US presidential election created an entirely new type of campaign, where both candidates reached the masses through never-before-seen tactics that utilized an unprecedented level of social networking. This new kind of campaign strategy is as scrappy as it is experimental, relying on emerging technology...
Social media matters more than ever in this US presidential election
On The Verge returns tomorrow with Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley, Paul's trip to NASA, Polygon, and more!

Twitter updates Trending Topics, adds 100 more cities to share news people care about the most

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Twitter has expanded its Trending Topics feature to 100 more cities around the world, including Istanbul, Frankfurt, Guadalajara, and Incheon. Now, users will be able to scan through and see what the most popular trend people are talking about around their neighborhood and city — over 200 locations. As more...
Twitter updates Trending Topics, adds 100 more cities to share news people care about the most

Financial Times passes 2m users for its HTML5 web app

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Mobile now driving 12% of subscriptions to the newspaper's digital offeringThe Financial Times has attracted more than 2m users to its HTML5 web-app, 10 months after its launch.The app was launched in June 2011 in response to Apple's introduction of new rules governing subscription-based iOS apps.The sticking point for the...
Financial Times passes 2m users for its HTML5 web app

Big data spells death-knell for punditary

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Nate Silver's successful US election predictions show the merit of data analysis and why businesses should embrace itThe results of the US presidential election are now in. Barack Obama has been re-elected, but the election has also officially ushered in a new era. An era where analysis has displaced opinions;...
Big data spells death-knell for punditary
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Research reveals popularity of live blogging

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Live blogging is hugely popular. A new survey has discovered that live blogs are getting 300% more views and 233% more visitors than conventional online articles on the same subject.They also outperform online picture galleries, getting 219% more visitors, according to the research by City University London [Full disclosure: I...
Research reveals popularity of live blogging

10 Best iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone games this week

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Vote, Eternity Warriors 2, KooZac, Monpla Smash, Lego: Build Your Brain, Shoot 1UP and moreIt's time for our third weekly post rounding up the best new smartphone and tablet games, returning to its Thursday slot. Why Thursday? That's become the biggest day of the week for new mobile releases, as...
10 Best iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone games this week
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Nate Silver: it's the numbers, stupid

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The poker player and baseball nerd turned political forecaster won fame after predicting the result of the US election with uncanny accuracy. And as his star rises so too does that of a whole new generation of 'quants' leading the digital revolutionNate Silver is a new kind of political superstar....
Nate Silver: it's the numbers, stupid
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