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Groupon acqui-hires MashLogic, will shutter Brightly plugin this weekend

Open Identity Exchange Launches With Lofty Identity Trust Framework

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Today, at the RSA conference, the Open Identity Exchange (OIX), aimed to increase trust in online identities, and backed by the OpenID and Information Card Foundations, announced its inception. In parallel, the U.S. Government is recognizing multiple technology companies as meeting federal standards for identity assurance, including Google, PayPal and...
Open Identity Exchange Launches With Lofty Identity Trust Framework

Spotflux Encrypts All The Web Things Anywhere

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I’m on a privacy tear today so I thought I’d mention this start-up. Officially launching on Wednesday, Spotflux is a browser encryption plug-in for Windows and OS X. Simply put, it protects your Internet connection by encrypting all connections through a VPN. Arguably there are approximately a billion VPN services,...
Spotflux Encrypts All The Web Things Anywhere

How One Second Could Cost Amazon $1.6 Billion In Sales

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Research on U.S. Net habits suggests that if this sentence takes longer than a second to load, many citizens will have clicked elsewhere already. If you've got the patience (or are European) read on for more shocking data on not dawdling. The data comes from an infographic compiled by OnlineGraduatePrograms.com,...
How One Second Could Cost Amazon $1.6 Billion In Sales

Real-time Ad Bidding Platform AppNexus Raises $75M In Series D Funding

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Advertising technology companies are not exactly the most well-known names to the average web user, but they can certainly garner serious attention from those inside the industry — particularly investors. Case in point: AppNexus, the New York City-based company that runs a real-time bidding platform for ad networks, said today...
Real-time Ad Bidding Platform AppNexus Raises $75M In Series D Funding

They can’t all be SOPA: Are webizens ready to fight with nuance?

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It’s hard to be a web user these days, especially since the government has gotten so interested in what we’re doing online. Bills and proposed regulations that target web activity and user data are popping up all the time, and it’s hard to keep track of what any of this...
They can’t all be SOPA: Are webizens ready to fight with nuance?
Pulse, a premier iOS news reader, comes to computers through web application

IPv6 goes live

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Although the average web user won’t notice a difference, Wednesday marks a major milestone in the history of the Internet. Several major ISPs and tech companies have officially enabled IPv6 addresses for their products and services, including AT&T, Google, Facebook, Cisco, Comcast and Yahoo. For the uninitiated, IPv6 is...
IPv6 goes live

LinkedIn Platform: now with more ways to authenticate

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Code Alert! This is a part of our continuing series on Developers at LinkedIn, syndicated from our Developer blog. If this isn’t your cup of code, check back tomorrow for regular LinkedIn programming. In the meanwhile, check out some of our recent feature announcements, tips and tricks, or success stories....
LinkedIn Platform: now with more ways to authenticate

Digg's iPhone App Might Be Better Than the Website

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Digg released its official iPhone app this morning and in many ways it's more usable than the website itself. The app is a little buggy, doesn't allow you to post comments and doesn't include the video or images section of the site - but it's still quite good. The best...
Digg's iPhone App Might Be Better Than the Website

Firefox Looks Inward For a Creative Boost

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Mozilla has appointed Aza Raskin as creative lead for Firefox. Raskin is one of the foremost experts in user interfaces and over the years has developed expertise in web user interfaces. Raskin joined Mozilla in 2008 when Mozilla acquired his start-up Humanized. Since then he has been working on various...
Firefox Looks Inward For a Creative Boost
It Takes Less Time Than You'd Think for the Internet to Size Up What You're Worth

Why Google will crush Nielsen

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Internet measurement techniques need a total overhaul - new methods make it hard for incumbent players to stay in the gameThe web user is the most watched consumer ever. For tracking purposes, every large site drops literally dozens of cookies in the visitor's browser. In the most comprehensive investigation on the...
Why Google will crush Nielsen
Berners-Lee: World Finally Realizes Web Belongs To No One

Media Metrix Multi Platform

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comScore is announcing something today that I am quite excited about. It is called Media Metrix Multi Platform and comScore describes it this way in their announcement: Media Metrix Multi Platform offers unduplicated accounting of audience size and demographics that reflects today’s multi-platform digital media environment, which includes websites, apps...
Media Metrix Multi Platform
Fetchnotes Readies Twitter-Like Sharing For Its Note-Taking App (& They’re Fundraising By Singing Karaoke)
Full Cost of Online Ad Fraud May Be $400 Million A Year

Why eye-tracking could be the cure to poorly-placed web ads

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In 2012, nothing’s quite as valuable for online advertisers as attention. But measuring attention online is an uncertain, protean science: How can advertisers ever know who for certain how many web users actually see their ads? That’s been the central issue for online advertsing since basically the begining, and yet it still...
Why eye-tracking could be the cure to poorly-placed web ads

Facebook UK loses 600,000 users in December

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Numbers dropped by 1.86% over festive period, fuelling speculation that site is reaching saturation point in core marketsThe number of Facebook's UK users dropped by 600,000 in December, according to data by social media monitoring firm SocialBakers.Though representing a typical seasonal dip in use over the Christmas period, the UK...
Facebook UK loses 600,000 users in December

The Quest To Make Web Data ‘Fun’

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A small software company in Seattle believes it can breathe some new life into the way charts and graphs are presented on the Web. Tableau Software has released a free version of their visualization package, which they’ve been selling to bigwigs like Verizon and the Department of Justice over...
The Quest To Make Web Data ‘Fun’

Windows 8 struggling to take off, survey and web data show

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Net Applications data shows Windows 8 use at just 1%, compared to rapid takeoff which saw Windows 7 over 3.6% within weeks in 2009A survey of Britons and new web user data suggests that Windows 8 is struggling to make the same progress that its predecessors - and especially Windows...
Windows 8 struggling to take off, survey and web data show

Zoosk grows mobile platform, shares some of its insights

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Zoosk has evolved from a dating application on Facebook in early 2007 to a romantic social network ranging from its destination website to multiple mobile products on iPhone, iPad, Android and HTML5. We chatted with Zoosk co-founder and co-CEO Shayan Zadeh to get some deeper insight into the company’s recent...
Zoosk grows mobile platform, shares some of its insights
Advertisers still aren't happy with Microsoft's Do Not Track plans
Not Just for Mobile: You Can Now Browse Your Instagram Feed on the Web

Yelp Partners With Local Authorities To Add Hygiene Scores To Restaurant Reviews, Starting In San Francisco & New York

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Governments hold a treasure trove of data that could be helpful to their citizens but they are not always entirely open to sharing the bits and bytes. But initiatives to open up government data have been gathering momentum. More good news today: Yelp is adding adding restaurant inspection scores to reviews...
Yelp Partners With Local Authorities To Add Hygiene Scores To Restaurant Reviews, Starting In San Francisco & New York

Cocoon privacy plug-in for Chrome watches your back as you browse

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Cocoon, a browser plug-in designed to protect your privacy and security online, is now available for Google's Chrome browser, according to its maker Virtual World Computing. The software is offered as a free plug-in with advertising, as well as in a paid premium version with added features, and works...
Cocoon privacy plug-in for Chrome watches your back as you browse

Soon, There’ll Be More Mobile Web Users In China Than People In The United States

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Not an easy thing to conceptualize indeed, but according to eMarketer there will be more mobile Internet users in China than the entire population of the US by the end of this year. For your reference, the 2010 estimate of the size of the United States population stands at roughly...
Soon, There’ll Be More Mobile Web Users In China Than People In The United States

“Inception Explained” – HTML5 site explains Inception plot in just a few mouse scrolls

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The Next Web staff writers are smart cookies, so not only did we totally understand the movie Inception, we could have even made it better if we put our minds to it. That said, there may be a handful of people on this planet that didn’t quite grasp the plot...
“Inception Explained” – HTML5 site explains Inception plot in just a few mouse scrolls
High Gear Media answers surging mobile audience with free automotive content app

Former FriendFeeder Kevin Fox Exits Facebook Henhouse

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Only a little over two years ago, I covered well-respected Web user interface designer Kevin Fox's leaving Google for the then-startup FriendFeed. That's practically ancient in the world of the real-time Web, as since then, the company essentially rose and fell, before being absorbed into Facebook last summer. For the...
Former FriendFeeder Kevin Fox Exits Facebook Henhouse
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