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Closing the loop: How iOS acquisition is about to get a whole lot smarter

Google still faces antitrust scrutiny in Europe, officials say

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The European Union's competition chief has said negotiations with Google to settle an antitrust probe have "advanced," but talks are not yet concluded. Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said he could could not anticipate the outcome of ongoing talks and added that they could not go on forever. However he...
Google still faces antitrust scrutiny in Europe, officials say

Is Your Mobile Visibility Nonexistent?

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Your business website is beautiful, full of interesting content, images, and cool functionality. You’re feeling good — until you try to view it on your smartphone or tablet. If your website has not been optimized for an audience on-the-go with a smaller screen, you are missing out on a huge......
Is Your Mobile Visibility Nonexistent?

Clean up your Mac desktop in a jiffy with Desktop Tidy

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My daily workflow involves saving a lot of temporary stuff to my Mac’s desktop. Over the years I’ve tried a number of scripts, applications and other tricks for keeping the first thing I see in the morning clutter-free, but honestly nothing has been as easy to use as Desktop Tidy...
Clean up your Mac desktop in a jiffy with Desktop Tidy

Instagram and Hipstamatic to announce photo-sharing partnership

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Historically, Instagram has been the definition of closed. It's only available on one platform (iOS), and no third-party services were allowed to port content in via an API. According to Fast Company, that's changing today. It's bruited that Instagram will be opening its doors ever-so-slightly to one Hipstamatic, enabling...
Instagram and Hipstamatic to announce photo-sharing partnership

Apple warns it will crack down on App Store rank fraud services

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Apple has warned App Store developers against using promotional services that seek to increase the visibility of their titles by automating sales to inflate their apps' apparent popularity or by posting phony reviews, threatening to terminate their accounts if they do....
Apple warns it will crack down on App Store rank fraud services

Move Over, Wikipedia: Amazon May Be The King Of Google Rankings

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While the SEO industry has spent years decrying how well Wikipedia seems to dominate Google’s rankings, it may be that Amazon.com is the real king of visibility. For most of the past 18 months or so, Amazon has shown up on the first page of Google search results more often...
Move Over, Wikipedia: Amazon May Be The King Of Google Rankings

LinkedIn Company Page Bugs; Fixes Coming Soon

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Have you been having trouble with your LinkedIn company page?  There have been two bugs these past few weeks that have impacted the visibility and potential traffic you may be getting from LinkedIn, especially from your company page. Posted Links Pointing To Error Pages The first problem we... Please visit...
LinkedIn Company Page Bugs; Fixes Coming Soon
Shots In The Dark

iOS App Downloads & Marketing Costs Hit Record High In December

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Mobile app marketing company Fiksu just released new data revealing the impact the holiday season had on iOS app downloads and user acquisition costs. According to the company’s App Store Competitive Index, a measurement of the average aggregate download volume of the top 200 free U.S. applications, December saw 6.04 million daily...
iOS App Downloads & Marketing Costs Hit Record High In December

Wikipad CEO James Bower defends his gaming tablet's $500 pricing, why one device beats two

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No matter which way you cut it, the Android-based Wikipad gaming tablet -- dubbed as much despite not having any connection to Wikipedia -- is unusually expensive. As a 10.1-inch Android tablet, it's comparably priced with the leaders of the market (of the Apple and Samsung variety). The obvious...
Wikipad CEO James Bower defends his gaming tablet's $500 pricing, why one device beats two

Animated GIF platform Loopcam gets more social, hints at growth

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For those who like sharing their lulz, the animated GIF platform Loopcam has just received a major update, plugging into Facebook’s Open Graph to boost visibility and allowing users to upload any third-party-created animation to their account via a browser. The Berlin startup lets people create and upload stop-motion-style animations...
Animated GIF platform Loopcam gets more social, hints at growth

Spring Cleaning: Comments, offline, and older browser support

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Shared by Bud The easy comments on shared items feature is a GREAT addition to reader. If you're a buzz user, this will make life a lot better. Springtime is a great opportunity to clean up, take care of loose ends, and generally spruce things up. Since we still have...
Spring Cleaning: Comments, offline, and older browser support

Panasonic details radar-based technology that can detect collisions in low light

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Collision detection for cars? Yeah, scientists are on that. But whenever we read about concepts like this, the accompanying literature is often curiously light on details pertaining to real-life driving conditions; it's often unclear how well the tech will fare if you dredge it up on a foggy day,...
Panasonic details radar-based technology that can detect collisions in low light

Crashlytics Acquires Firetower for Mobile Web Analytics

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Two months ago, Boston-based app analytics company Crashlytics turned down an acquisition offer. Today, it’s turned the tables and acquired a company of its own. Crashlytics has acquired Firetower app, a company that makes bug detecting instruments for Javascript. Crashlytics swiped Firetower from the hands of a competing acquirer at...
Crashlytics Acquires Firetower for Mobile Web Analytics

Why Chat Heads Will Be Facebook's SMS-Killer

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Perhaps the most intriguing announcement to come out of the Facebook Home unveil last Thursday was the social network's overhaul of messaging, called Chat Heads. While not a phrase you'll want to be caught saying in public very often, the service's title is self-explanatory: The faces of the friends you're...
Why Chat Heads Will Be Facebook's SMS-Killer

Canonical partners with Microsoft to support Ubuntu on Azure

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Microsoft revealed yesterday that its Azure cloud computing service is extending support to the open source Linux operating system. And in a blog entry this afternoon, Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth announced that Canonical is working with Microsoft to support the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution on the Azure platform. Canonical will...
Canonical partners with Microsoft to support Ubuntu on Azure

Facebook adds mention tagging to Open Graph for more efficient name-dropping

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Facebook has given developers that link to the social network with Open Graph a new way let let users play tag with their friends -- while also increasing exposure to their app. It's called mention tagging, and allows a user to link a friend in the text body of...
Facebook adds mention tagging to Open Graph for more efficient name-dropping

Heroku's New Add-Ons Marketplace Is A "Program In A Box" For Developers

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Heroku announced a new version of its Add-Ons Marketplace to give developers a “program in a box,” so they can focus on the apps they’re developing instead of spending time on such issues as marketing and billing. Heroku CEO Oren Teich said in an interview that the company has found that developers need...
Heroku's New Add-Ons Marketplace Is A "Program In A Box" For Developers
Appageddon aftermath: Apple, where do your negative reviews go?

Facebook will take away users' right to vote on policy - unless they vote for it

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Site rules mean 30% of users must vote against change to governance policy if the right to do so is to remainThe right to vote appears to be about to be taken away - on Facebook, at least. Users have until 10 December to decide whether future policy changes should...
Facebook will take away users' right to vote on policy - unless they vote for it

Apple Reportedly Paid $21 Million for Rights to Swiss Railways Clock Design

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Back in September, the Swiss Federal Railways accused Apple of copying its iconic clock design for the new Clock app for iPad included as part of iOS 6. Several weeks later, the agency announced that the dispute had been settled with Apple signing a licensing agreement for the design, although...
Apple Reportedly Paid $21 Million for Rights to Swiss Railways Clock Design

Cloud Computing Tools: Improving Security Through Visibility and Automation

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Current management tools ease (but certainly don't end) cloud security jitters....
Cloud Computing Tools: Improving Security Through Visibility and Automation

Square suffers hour-long outage, confirms website and "some payments" were affected

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It’s been two weeks since Square announced a landmark partnership with Starbucks,  but the red-hot mobile payments startup experienced difficulties this evening (US time) after its payment app and website suffered outages that affected some payments. Squareup.com was down for an hour but, more importantly, a number of users reported (via...
Square suffers hour-long outage, confirms website and "some payments" were affected

Visibility : Proof of Concept or Request

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My posts of late have been on the DIY meme, which is possible now that we have enabling social tools. These grassroots tools empower you to achieve part of your vision, and hopefully your visibility will lead to others helping you finalise it. I’m hoping that my current project I’m...
Visibility : Proof of Concept or Request
Exclusive: CloudFoundry’s founder debuts Apcera with $2.2M in funding

IOVOX Takes Investment From VC Octopus To Scale Up In Europe

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IOVOX, a provider of telephony analytics which we’ve covered before, has secured investment from London-based Octopus Investment. Specifically from the Octopus Titan 4 Venture Capital Trust (VCT) and Octopus Titan 5 VCT. The cash will be used for expansion. Although terms were unreleased, we understand the investment allows the founders...
IOVOX Takes Investment From VC Octopus To Scale Up In Europe

QuantiaMD raises $12M for online community for doctors

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Social networking for doctors is heating up.  This summer, Sermo, which had raised $40 million for its online physician community, was acquired by health insights company WorldOne.  Last month, Doximity, a LinkedIn-like network for doctors, raised an additional $17 million. And on Tuesday, QuantiaMD, a Waltham, Mass.-based company providing an...
QuantiaMD raises $12M for online community for doctors

10 More Content Ideas To Improve Organic Visibility

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In my last article, I outlined 10 ideas for adding content to a website and other Web venues to help improve organic visibility. Here are 10 more content ideas that should help improve organic visibility, incoming links and social engagement, and often help increase conversions on a website. 1.... Please visit Search...
10 More Content Ideas To Improve Organic Visibility

Jolicloud Adds Search To Jolidrive, Its Cloud Services Dashboard Pivot, To Power Content Discovery & Rediscovery

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Jolicloud, which last October pivoted yet again – to become Jolidrive: a “entry point”/dashboard for accessing third party cloud services like Dropbox, Google Drive, Box and also social accounts like Vimeo, Instagram and YouTube — has taken the next obvious step on this new product path and added a search function to flesh out...
Jolicloud Adds Search To Jolidrive, Its Cloud Services Dashboard Pivot, To Power Content Discovery & Rediscovery
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