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7 content marketing myths debunked
2013-11-30

Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, a freelance writer and a social media enthusiast. This post was originally published (...)

Instagram says Thanksgiving 2013 was the service’s ‘busiest so far,’ but fails to share exact figures
2013-11-29

Instagram today announced that Thanksgiving 2013 in the US was the service’s “busiest so far,” thanks to a massive flood of (...)

Twitter account experiments with sending personalized ‘pictures’ to your timeline (Update)
2013-11-28

UPDATE: @magicpixx has said that it isn’t a Twitter experiment. Also, to be clear, I am not a Twitter product. I am just a toy. (...)

Google’s Chromium team is building a way to launch apps without installation by just clicking a link
2013-11-28

Google really wants Chrome apps to take off. Not only has the company added rich notifications, in-app payments, and an app launcher (...)

How we turned a world record in journalism crowdfunding into an actual publication
2013-11-28

Ernst-Jan Pfauth is the former Editor in Chief of Internet at NRC Handelsblad, as well as an acclaimed technology author and columnist. (...)

Branches for Twitter Android app groups tweets by sender and shows them chronologically
2013-11-28

Branches for Twitter is an app from the Indian company SysNucleus which groups together tweets by individual users and shows them (...)

Sony is temporarily disabling two of the PlayStation 4′s key social features for its European launch
2013-11-28

When the PlayStation 4 launches in Europe tomorrow, it will be without two key features tied to the PlayStation Network. Sony said (...)

Vietnam introduces fines for citizens who criticize the government on social media
2013-11-28

Vietnam’s government is cracking down on Internet freedom (or whatever little there was of it in the first place) in the country (...)

Google launches elections portal in India to give citizens one-stop access to political news
2013-11-28

Google announced today that it has launched an elections portal in India, giving voters a one-stop access point to all the news related (...)

End of the galapagos era? Japan’s tech and Internet habits have never been more Western
2013-11-28

It wasn’t long ago that Japan’s technology space was considered to exist on an entirely different plane to the rest of the world. (...)

Google forces CyanogenMod to pull its one-click installer from the Play store over violation of developer terms
2013-11-27

Well that didn’t last long. CyanogenMod today announced it has pulled its one-click installer from Google Play. The Google Play (...)

For Clothing Designers, Virtual Models Make All The Difference
2013-11-27

New software by a company called Body Labs lets designers try new styles on avatars that flex and move like real human models.Traditionally, (...)

Reinventing MIDI For A Big Data World
2013-11-27

Standardized for 30 years, MIDI continues to be useful to a lot of musicians despite its age. Still, WaveDNA is trying to improve (...)

Adult Male Circumcision Is About To Become Public Policy In Rwanda
2013-11-27

In the name of HIV prevention, a relatively new adult male circumcision device that is bloodless and purportedly painless is about (...)

Bitcoin Reaches All-Time High, Tops $1,000
2013-11-27

Shopify becomes the latest company to accept payment in the virtual currency.Bitcoin, the virtual currency that has been steadily (...)

Founder vs. hired CEO: Who is better suited to face company crisis?
2013-11-27

Serguei Beloussov is the CEO of Acronis, a technology company focused on data backup software and disaster recovery solutions. A company’s (...)

Google adds folders to bookmarks search in latest Chromium build, a feature that was request back in 2009
2013-11-27

Google has committed a long-requested feature to the latest Chromium build: folder support in bookmarks search. In short, this means (...)

The future of radio
2013-11-27

This is the fifth in our Future Of series, where we analyze and dissect one facet of life that’s been impacted by digital technology. (...)

T-Mobile and AT&T went head-to-head on Twitter over a customer... T-Mobile won
2013-11-27

Conversations like this one are what makes Twitter an amazing service. If you considered switching your mobile operator in the past, (...)

Nokia loses all its social media points with ‘F*** you’ tweet [update]
2013-11-26

Last week, we gave Nokia props for its mastery of Twitter with a zing against rival BlackBerry, but we’re now rescinding those points (...)

Google brings ‘OK Google’ hotword voice search to the desktop with new Chrome extension
2013-11-26

Google today launched the Google Voice Search Hotword extension for Chrome, bring its “OK Google” feature to the desktop. You (...)

6 reasons to consider adding Live Chat support to your business
2013-11-26

Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, a freelance writer and a social media enthusiast. This post was originally published (...)

Google offers free shipping and $25 in Google Play credit for new Nexus 7 purchases in the US and Canada
2013-11-26

Google today announced a new “holiday special” deal for the Nexus 7 on Google Play. When you buy the tablet in the US and Canada, (...)

There Are 5 Types Of Boredom. Which Are You Feeling?
2013-11-26

Boredom can drive you to the brink of insanity, or give you incredibly creative ideas. It all depends on how you experience it.Boredom (...)

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