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Get Satisfaction brings more satisfaction to Facebook Fan Pages

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Startup Get Satisfaction made a name for itself by moving customer service away from company websites onto pages that are created by customers. Now the San Francisco company is expanding its approach beyond the Get Satisfaction website, to Facebook. Many companies already have Facebook Fan Pages where they can...
Get Satisfaction brings more satisfaction to Facebook Fan Pages

Copper still has a lot to offer broadband users, Deutsche Telekom exec says

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Thanks to the higher speeds possible using a technology called vectoring, copper networks are still a viable option to cable and fiber, Deutsche Telekom says....
Copper still has a lot to offer broadband users, Deutsche Telekom exec says
The Canon 6D: A Solid Beginner Full-Frame, With A Few Caveats For Buyers With Pro Demands [Review]

Pictos is like Typekit for your UI with over 650 icons to play with

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At first it may sound strange for a designer to keep their icons in a font file, let alone use them Online. CSS3 and @font-face are just now emerging as a viable option for display and text fonts, so why depend on it more for icons as well? The thing is,...
Pictos is like Typekit for your UI with over 650 icons to play with
Microsoft, Stop Trying To Make Windows RT Happen
Firefox OS needs games: Mozilla is confident it can entice developers by eliminating fragmentation
5 reasons your startup isn't ready for crowdfunding

Learning to Code? Codecademy Adds Beginner Languages HTML and CSS

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Despite its promise to turn anyone into a computer programmer through interactive online tutorials — and its more than 1 million registered users, including New York City Mayor Bloomberg — Codecademy hasn’t been equipped to teach the most basic programming languages until now. On Monday, the startup will launch...
Learning to Code? Codecademy Adds Beginner Languages HTML and CSS
Samsung could pull the plug on its failing Windows RT tablet in Europe

3 Tips for Using Cloud Services to Extend Your Data Center

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Cloud technology is emerging as a viable option for companies that want to cut costs, increase agility or augment their own IT resources without building out new infrastructure -- or all of the above. But deciding which type of service is the best fit for your specific needs and ensuring...
3 Tips for Using Cloud Services to Extend Your Data Center
ARM-based OpenStack: it's like an army of cell phones powering cloud-based computing

Pope Takes First Cautious Step On Twitter -- Sends 'Hello World' Tweet

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The Pope has sent his first ever tweet, after joining the social network earlier this month. The tweet references the connectedness offered by social media — noting that he is “pleased to get in touch” and thanking his (Twitter) followers for their “generous response” — presumably to his arrival (as @Pontifex) on...
Pope Takes First Cautious Step On Twitter -- Sends 'Hello World' Tweet

Podio sees surprisingly high Ubuntu numbers, delivers One integration

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The Citrix-owned enterprise collaboration platform Podio is keen to plug into as many other platforms as it can. That’s why it’s already integrated access to Google Docs, ShareFiles and Dropbox files, and why it’s just done the same for Ubuntu One. As this post from the company’s blog puts it,...
Podio sees surprisingly high Ubuntu numbers, delivers One integration

Kickstarter comes of age as crowd-funded documentary 'Inocente' wins Academy Award

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Crowd-funding platform Kickstarter just got some serious validation after the documentary short film Inocente became the first Kickstarter project to win an Oscar. Late last week, Kickstarter highlighted the fact that three films funded on its site were up for an Oscar. Kings Point and Inocente had been nominated for best...
Kickstarter comes of age as crowd-funded documentary 'Inocente' wins Academy Award

DisplayFusion Relieves Windows 8's Multi-Monitor Headaches

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Third-party programs must fill the gap in Windows 8's lackluster multi-monitor support; here's one viable option....
DisplayFusion Relieves Windows 8's Multi-Monitor Headaches
CONFESSIONS OF A ZYNGA ADDICT: I Spent $1,000 In A Year Playing A Stupid Facebook Game (ZNGA)
Can Bitbucket prevail in a Github-obsessed world?

Hugo Chávez to Make Terrorist Threats, er, Join Twitter

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After getting the short end of the Twitter stick, Venezuela president, Hugo Chávez, called it "terrorism," "a battle trench" and a "current of conspiracy. "The Internet cannot be free!" he proclaimed. Since he has taken six television channels he didn't like off the air and imprisoned reporters, who knew what...
Hugo Chávez to Make Terrorist Threats, er, Join Twitter
At $99, future Nexus Tablets could fill the OLPC role
eBay pulls back the curtain to reveal how it brings same-day delivery to customers
Danny Rimer on why entrepreneurs should consider London

Marvel's on-demand subscription service lands on iOS, but falls short due to a dated back catalog

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Marvel has launched a new iOS app today called Marvel Unlimited, giving comic book enthusiasts unlimited access to a broad range of titles via its existing online subscription service. The app is an extension of Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited, an on-demand, subscription-based service similar to what Netflix is for movies...
Marvel's on-demand subscription service lands on iOS, but falls short due to a dated back catalog
The iPhone 5 And Galaxy S III Are The Only Two Phones That Matter Right Now (AAPL, GOOG)
Microsoft will offer Azure by the minute to take on Amazon's cloud

Kiip is preparing an HTML5 and Flash SDK to deliver its reward platform everywhere

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As we just reported, Kiip has announced its “Build” Fund winners for indie developers and its CEO Brian Wong tells me that there are about 450 apps currently using its reward system. What Kiip has done is create an advertising model that is so sticky, it’s almost scary at times....
Kiip is preparing an HTML5 and Flash SDK to deliver its reward platform everywhere

Don't be just a PaaS-erby

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The PaaS-abilities are endless. Industry analysts are saying that now is the right time for developers to look to Platform-as-a-service as a viable option....
Don't be just a PaaS-erby

Yammer CEO says he won’t hire anyone from Yahoo who doesn’t quit in next 60 days

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David Sacks, the CEO of Yammer, is pissed. Last month he was hit with his first lawsuit from a patent troll. So when he saw that Yahoo was going after Facebook for patent infringement, he drew a line in the sand. “I’m declaring it: Yammer will never hire another former...
Yammer CEO says he won’t hire anyone from Yahoo who doesn’t quit in next 60 days

Software Taxes

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Software Taxes is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedIf you didn’t already know, I live in Seattle. There’s a bill that’s currently in the Washington State Legislature that, if passed, will levy a tax on all software...
Software Taxes

Apple preferred curved-glass iPhone designs, but they were too costly, former designer testifies

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A deposition from a former creative lead at Apple has revealed that the company was very interested in curved glass designs for the iPhone, but it shelved the early prototypes because they were too expensive. Network World discovered the relevant deposition among the court documents in the Apple versus Samsung case,...
Apple preferred curved-glass iPhone designs, but they were too costly, former designer testifies

Netflix begins the move to HTML5, but DRM stands in the way

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Netflix uses Microsoft's Silverlight plug-in to deliver its streaming video. It works fairly well on OS X and Windows, but it's not a viable option on Linux, mobile devices, or set-top boxes. At this point, the writing is on the wall in regard to the future of Flash and Silverlight....
Netflix begins the move to HTML5, but DRM stands in the way
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