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Ark’s people search engine banking on Facebook-Google rift
Intro, the Professional (and More Useful) Highlight, Now Has Networks
Interactive 'posters' from Japan will react to being kissed

Podcast: Securing the internet of things is like securing our borders. Impossible.

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Amid the excitement of the consumer and industrial internet of things, is a maelstrom of uncertainty. How will we secure the internet of things? What standards will prevail? What standards should prevail? How can we respect privacy and open up data? In this weeks podcast, featuring Woody Bensen, a general...
Podcast: Securing the internet of things is like securing our borders. Impossible.

Connectify combines Wi-Fi, 4G into a superfast wireless pipe

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Connectify made a big splash in 2009 when it began offering software that would turn a Windows 7 PC into a Wi-Fi hotspot – long before such mobile hotspot features became common. Now the Philadelphia-based startup plans to pull the same trick in reverse. Instead of distributing a single broadband...
Connectify combines Wi-Fi, 4G into a superfast wireless pipe

Flash Valet’s mobile app accelerates your car’s return

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Folks that like valet parking may like it even more thanks to Flash Valet, a new mobile app and platform that speeds both your car’s return as well as your valet payment. The product, from Klever Logic, was born from a realistic use case: “Daniela, wife of one of the...
Flash Valet’s mobile app accelerates your car’s return
Google Wallet's not just for credit cards; here's what it might hold in the future

AT&T and IBM team up for private enterprise cloud service

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Wireless operator AT&T and IBM announced on Tuesday a partnership to build a cloud service using on private networks instead of the Internet. The join venture combines AT&T’s virtual private networking technology and IBM’s SmartCloud Enterprise+ product. The service is set to arrive next year and is specifically built for...
AT&T and IBM team up for private enterprise cloud service
Sony developing authenticating power outlets: pay-to-charge on the way?

Digital Gifting Startup GiftRocket Hits Profitability, Announces API And Reduced Fees

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GiftRocket, a 2011 Y Combinator grad, is a simple P2P digital gifting service that lets users send and receive digital gift cards via email. Originally, the startup was focused around location-based gifting, allowing friends to send each other digital gift cards that could be accessed once they checked-in to a...
Digital Gifting Startup GiftRocket Hits Profitability, Announces API And Reduced Fees
How enterprises can tackle the bring-your-own-tablet challenge

CES: Fixing Your First-World Problems Since 1967

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While hunger, disease and abject poverty devastate the better part of planet earth, here at CES some manufacturers are focused on another plan entire: The little things that get under your skin. That is to say, the quibbles. The “darn its.” The minor annoyances in life. Remember the “One Laptop...
CES: Fixing Your First-World Problems Since 1967
Real-Time Yammer Competitor Hall Launches New Apps For iOS And Mac; Hits 10K Businesses, Double-Digit Growth

Nexus 7 Is A Great Remote

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I have been working with a high end audio video installer for over a decade. They have helped me put entertainment systems into a few homes and offices over the years. They have taught me a lot and I have taught them some stuff too. A few years ago, when...
Nexus 7 Is A Great Remote

p2173: RT @benrigby: #ashtag got you down? Stuck in an airport in Europe? Try micro-volunteering! Great use case for http://beextra.org #volcano

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p2173: RT @benrigby: #ashtag got you down? Stuck in an airport in Europe? Try micro-volunteering! Great use case for http://beextra.org #volcano

HDHomeRun Prime is the first CableCARD tuner to deliver live TV to DLNA Devices

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Our favorite shows, anywhere, that's all we really want. Of course that is asking too much but we'll be closer to the dream now that Silicondust has announced its three tuner HDHomeRun Prime CableCARD is a certified DLNA Digital Media Server (DMS). While the options this opens are seemingly...
HDHomeRun Prime is the first CableCARD tuner to deliver live TV to DLNA Devices
A New Roambi: Turn Your Biz Reports Into Sexy iPad Zines, Then Sell ‘Em In The App Store

Daniel Jacobson of Netflix on the API with an Audience

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Alexia Tsotsis, who writes for TechCrunch, had this advice on Twitter earlier today: "Good tech blogger rule of thumb: Avoid using 'API' in headlines when/if you can." Usually, I'm all thumbs myself, but I can't find this particular rule on them anywhere. I suppose I'm not a blogger after all....
Daniel Jacobson of Netflix on the API with an Audience

Kickdynamic kicks e-marketing into life, enabling email content that updates while it's in your inbox

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Rumours of email’s death have been greatly exaggerated. Despite claims from tech titans such as Mark Zuckerberg (who admittedly has a vested interested in declaring the demise of email prematurely), email is still very much alive and kicking. Just ask Mailbox, the innovative mobile email client that was recently acquired...
Kickdynamic kicks e-marketing into life, enabling email content that updates while it's in your inbox

Moredays Brings A Digital Journal, Scrapbook & Calendar To iPhone

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Moredays, a very pretty digital calendar/scrapbooking app has just arrived on the iPhone. The app had previously launched in iPad-only format last fall (where it was spotted in TechCrunch Disrupt SF’s Startup Alley). At the time, we described it as “a journaling app combined with a diary app” that also...
Moredays Brings A Digital Journal, Scrapbook & Calendar To iPhone
Move Over Siri: WonderVoice's New Virtual Assistant Lets You Speak To Interact With Facebook While On The Go

Apple’s attention to detail and its extension into ‘iPad in Business’ case studies

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You would expect that when Apple reached out to businesses to learn more about how they used iPads and create case studies around them, it would do so with the incredible level of detail it employs in all other areas of its operations. And you’d be right. The company recently...
Apple’s attention to detail and its extension into ‘iPad in Business’ case studies

WireWax's interactive hotspot technology hits YouTube for the first time, kicking off with Nike

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WireWax has announced that its video technology has hit YouTube for the first time, meaning brands tapping the company’s interactive hotspot tech can now upload their videos to the omnipresent video-streaming network. We’ve written about WireWax on a number of occasions in the past, kicking off with its iPad launch way...
WireWax's interactive hotspot technology hits YouTube for the first time, kicking off with Nike
How the cloud will evolve beyond 'cheap and deep' in 2013

Olympic Committee Apparently Determined to Suck the Fun out of Twitter

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Pretty sure if we actually use an image of the Olympics, we’re getting sued. (Photo: Flickr.com/revstan) The Olympics don’t get going for another month, but it’s already looking like the games may already be headed for a bruising run-in with the Internet. ReadWriteWeb has found the International Olympic Committee’s social media...
Olympic Committee Apparently Determined to Suck the Fun out of Twitter

The iWatch: What I Hope Apple Actually Does (But Probably Won't)

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The post The iWatch: What I Hope Apple Actually Does (But Probably Won’t) appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.(image AppleInsider) Back in April of last year, I pondered Pebble, the then-wildly successful darling of Kickstarter fame. Pebble is a wristwatch device that connects to iPhones and displays various smart things....
The iWatch: What I Hope Apple Actually Does (But Probably Won't)

Facebook To Roll Out Email- and Phone Number-Based Ad Targeting Next Week

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Facebook will be launching new features next week that allow advertisers to target their ads to customers based on contact information that the advertiser has already collected. It’s a way for businesses to connect their Facebook ads with the customer lists they may have built up elsewhere. Inside Facebook first...
Facebook To Roll Out Email- and Phone Number-Based Ad Targeting Next Week

A second spring of cleaning

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We’re living in a new kind of computing environment. Everyone has a device, sometimes multiple devices. It’s been a long time since we have had this rate of change—it probably hasn’t happened since the birth of personal computing 40 years ago. To make the most of these opportunities, we need...
A second spring of cleaning

How Media Temple and Dreamhost Differ In Approach To Offering Cloud Services

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This week comes the news about Media Temple and its plans with Dell and Morphlabs to give customers their own “private cloud,” consisting of a souped up Flash-filled server, complete with all the fixings for automating the mind bending complexity when adopting a new infrastructure. On Monday, Dreamhost announced its...
How Media Temple and Dreamhost Differ In Approach To Offering Cloud Services

ARM and X86 Could Coexist in Data Centers, Says Calxeda

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ARM processors could potentially coexist with x86 processors from Intel or Advanced Micro Devices in server environments, with the use case being similar to CPUs......
ARM and X86 Could Coexist in Data Centers, Says Calxeda
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