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‘This.’ Has People Clamoring for an Invite - NYTimes.com

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nytimes.com - “This” is now more than a pronoun. In the online realm of social media, “this” is a statement, a proclamation, a call to action. Written often in caps, or as a hashtag (#THIS), “this” means “I seco...

China Raps Alibaba for Fakes - WSJ

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wsj.com - China Raps Alibaba for Fakes Accusations of Lax Enforcement Date to Before Record IPO; Company Blasts Government

The iPad at 5: Was everyone wrong?

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mashable.com - On Jan. 27, 2010, Steve Jobs stood before throngs of reporters and unveiled the iPad, Apple's much-anticipated tablet. The presentation, which you can watch in iTunes or in the YouTube video below,...

Facebook Now Has Over 3B Video Views Per Day

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techcrunch.com - If it’s starting to feel like every visit you make to Facebook these days is full of videos, you are not alone. Facebook today reported in a strong set of Q4 earnings that there are 3 billion video...

Sony And Spotify Announce PlayStation Music Partnership - Forbes

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forbes.com - Today, Spotify and Sony Sony announced a new partnership to help improve the music to be found by gamers around the world. Called PlayStation Music,  the service will let users import their Spotify...

​Report lists cars with highest and lowest rates of deaths - CBS News

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cbsnews.com - WASHINGTON -- For years, crash tests have shown steady improvement in vehicle safety. Now a new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety confirms those findings. "We've sen a lot of s...

More Than Half A Billion People Access Facebook Solely From Mobile

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techcrunch.com - It seems that with every earnings report, we hit another milestone in Facebook’s shift to mobile. Here’s the latest one: 526 million of its monthly active users access Facebook solely from their mo...

'Exploding Kittens' most backed Kickstarter ever - CNN.com

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edition.cnn.com - (CNN)Curious kittens exploding are the Internet's new potato salad meets "Reading Rainbow" with a guest appearance by Veronica Mars, meaning this card game is seriously winning the hearts of Intern...

China crackdown makes it harder to get around the Great Firewall - Jan. 28, 2015

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money.cnn.com - The action, confirmed by state media, has affected VPN providers including Astrill, Strong VPN and Golden Frog, which have all reported trouble with connectivity in China, particularly on mobile de...

OneDrive for Business comes to OS X and iOS

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thenextweb.com - Microsoft has just launched its OneDrive for Business cloud storage service for Mac desktops, and integrated it into the OneDrive app for iOS. The latest update to OneDrive’s iOS app lets users acc...

The Apple Watch Will Ship in April

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inc.com - The Apple Watch is shipping in April, CEO Tim Cook announced Tuesday. However, Cook did not give a specific launch date. He only said development was on track. When Apple first introduced the Apple...

Budweiser Tugs at the Heartstrings with 'Lost Dog' Super Bowl Commercial

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bleacherreport.com - Taking a page from last year, Budweiser decided to once again pull at the heartstrings in a Super Bowl commercial. This year's "Lost Dog" ad features a pup being separated from its Clydesdale buddi...

China issues scathing report on Alibaba - Jan. 28, 2015

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money.cnn.com - The Chinese government has released a report that accuses e-commerce giant Alibaba of turning a blind eye to illegal activity, and failing to police its online marketplaces. The company has been "f...

Paralympian Amy Purdy And The Voice Of Muhammad Ali Star In Toyota's Super Bowl Spot | Co.Create

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fastcocreate.com - We've already seen one teaser for a Toyota Super Bowl spot in which the carmaker dipped into serious dadvertising. For its second big game spot, the carmaker and agency Saatchi & Saatchi Los Angele...

Zuckerberg has his Tim Cook moment - Jan. 28, 2015

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money.cnn.com - On a conference call with Wall Street analysts on Wednesday, Zuckerberg shot back against a question related to Facebook's efforts in poor, unconnected countries. The analyst asked why Internet.org...

3D Printers Could Create A New Marketplace For Entrepreneurs - Business Insider

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businessinsider.com - 3D printers will one day become common product-design and manufacturing devices. But this isn't a moonshot industry. The 3D-printing market will already be significant, and cross the 1 million-unit...

Facebook’s Ad Tools Let It Squeeze 24% More Money From US & Canada Despite Just 1% User Growth

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techcrunch.com - Facebook’s been a quest to improve its ad measurement, and it’s definitely paying off. In Q4 2014, Facebook’s user count in the US & Canada only grew by a tiny 0.97% from 204 million to 206 million...

Report: State agents search homes of former CPUC chair, PG&E exec in judge ... - San Jose Mercury News

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zennie62blog.com - Report: State agents search homes of former CPUC chair, PG&E exec in judge … San Jose Mercury News State investigators searched the homes of former California Public Utilities Commission President ...

5 fun multiplayer games for your Google Chromecast - CNET

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cnet.com - Introduced nearly 18 months ago, Google's Chromecast has become a top-selling media streaming device. Thanks to its low price point ($35, £30, $AU50) and developer flexibility, the HDMI dongle has ...

Meet 'Luna,' The Genius Mattress Cover That's Better Than A Roommate

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huffingtonpost.com - "Everything around us is getting smarter, except our bed." That's what Matteo Franceschetti, co-founder of Luna, said when explaining his decision to help make the world's first smart mattress cove...

Microsoft revamps photos in OneDrive with new curation, viewing, sharing, management, and search features | VentureBeat | Business

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venturebeat.com - Microsoft today announced new OneDrive features all related to photos. The service is getting new curation, viewing, sharing, management, and search features, rolling out “in the coming weeks.” Fir...

Tumblr Takes On Medium With Upgrades To Its Writing Interface And More

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techcrunch.com - Starting today, Tumblr is rolling out a series of updates to its online blogging platform designed to make the service more attractive and useful for content creators, and specifically for those wr...

Motigo Running App Provides A Personal Cheering Squad in Your Ear - SELF

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self.com - There comes a point during your race when you hit the inevitable “wall.” We’ve all been there—a pain in your knee starts to set in, there’s a burning sensation in your side and you’re wondering exa...

GitHub fixed 57 security vulnerabilities in 2014 via its bug bounty program, doubles maximum payout to $10,000 | VentureBeat | Security

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venturebeat.com - GitHub today announced it has fixed 57 previously unknown security vulnerabilities in its applications thanks to its bug bounty program, which launched just a year ago. Given this success, the comp...

NBC Sports

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stream.nbcsports.com - To gain full access to live coverage on NBC Sports Live Extra for sports events on NBC and NBCSN, including full-event replays, please verify your cable satellite, or telco subscription now.

How Facebook is speeding up its app for iOS and Android — Tech News and Analysis

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gigaom.com - You might not have noticed it, but depending on the phone platform you use, your Facebook mobile app is about 10 to 15 faster than it used to be. How’s that? Facebook has tweaked its app for both i...

HTC allegedly launching two new phones on March 1st

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theverge.com - HTC has already revealed that it will be making a major product announcement on March 1st at the Mobile World Congress trade show. Many expect the company to announce the M9, a successor to last ye...

Apple pulls even with Samsung in global smartphone market - CNET

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cnet.com - Looks like it's neck and neck between Apple and Samsung in the race for smartphone champ. And Apple's got momentum on its side. The Cupertino, Calif.-based iPhone maker saw its share of the global ...

Sony's PlayStation Network Links With Spotify for Music Service - The Hollywood Reporter

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hollywoodreporter.com - Sony Network Entertainment International (SNEI) and Spotify are partnering on a PlayStation Music global service that will be launched this spring, available on Sony's game consoles, as well as Xpe...

Google Fiber Is Officially Coming to Four New Cities

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inc.com - Google announced Tuesday that it will bring its super-fast Internet service to 18 cities in four metropolitan areas. Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville and Raleigh-Durham will be the next locations to r...

Apple Currency Losses Vs. Google - Business Insider

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businessinsider.com - The company sold more than 74 million iPhones and raked in more profit in the Holiday quarter than any company has in any quarter ever.  On the company's conference call, however, the big thing App...

Amazon Echo is a potential home-changer - SFGate

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sfgate.com - “Amazon,” I asked, “Do you want to build a snowman?” Serves me right for asking a dumb question of the Amazon Echo, a 9-inch cylindrical speaker that Amazon Prime members can buy for $99 (after bei...

Meta raises $23M Series A to refine its augmented reality glasses — Tech News and Analysis

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gigaom.com - Meta, an early startup in the augmented reality industry, has raised a $23 million Series A round led by Horizons Ventures, Tim Draper, BOE Optoelectronics and Garry Tan and Alexis Ohanian of Y Com...

OneDrive updates make Microsoft's cloud storage system better for photos

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theverge.com - Microsoft is updating OneDrive, its cloud storage service that competes with rivals such as Dropbox and iCloud, in a bid to make it a better photo management tool. Over the next few weeks, the comp...

Nissan recalls SUVs to fix electrical shorts, hood latches

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abc7.com - Nissan is recalling nearly 768,000 SUVs worldwide to fix faulty hood latches and electrical shorts that could cause fires. The larger Nissan recall announced Wednesday covers more than 552,000 Rogu...

The splintering TV consumption landscape, in 5 charts - Digiday

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digiday.com - Consumers today have a broader array of video entertainment options than ever before — and they’re embracing all of them. That wealth of video sources comes at the expense of linear, or live, telev...

Will Apple's iPhone Blowout Bode Well for Qualcomm? What Wall Street's Saying - TheStreet

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thestreet.com - NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Apple's (AAPL) blowout quarter may bode well for chipmaker and Apple supplier Qualcomm (QCOM - Get Report) . Apple said it sold 74.5 million phones in the October to December...

Free SEO Tool for Competitive Research from Bruce Clay, Inc.

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bruceclay.com - Did you know that in addition to the SEOToolSet suite of diagnostic tools, many of the Bruce Clay, Inc. SEO power tools have a free, light counterpart? These free tools can help you perform researc...

Watch people lose their minds when subjected to the Tesla P85D's 'insane' mode

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theverge.com - When Elon Musk first showed off the Model S P85D, Tesla's high-end all-wheel-drive electric car, he said that his company wanted to reach the kind of acceleration achieved by the world's greatest s...

Did Google Learn the Wrong Lessons from Buzz and Wave?

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quibb.com - Alex Dea, Salesforce.com shared this link on Quibb · View more Interesting thoughts from Hunter Walk on Wave and Buzz. I remember using both of these thinking t... read more

Is Better Ad Performance The Phablet Dividend? 01/29/2015

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mediapost.com - Just as Apple reported stellar sales of the iPhone 6 and especially iPhone 6 Plus in the last quarter, it's not coincidental that Adobe also reported substantial increases in mobile ad performance....

Dr. Frank Simon  - The Shorty Awards

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shortyawards.com - Frank has been working since 95 in drug development in the field of Neurology and Psychiatry. Beside a Medical degree, he has a Bacc. in Biochemistry, Master in Physiology and a PhD in Neurology. B...

The 'Internet Of Things' Will Create A Mountain Of Obsolete Junk - Business Insider

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theconversation.com - The US Federal Trade Commission issued a report on the “internet of things” this week. It announced: "Six years ago, for the first time, the number of “things” connected to the internet surpassed t...

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