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7 content marketing myths debunked

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

2013-11-30
Instagram says Thanksgiving 2013 was the service’s ‘busiest so far,’ but fails to share exact figures

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

2013-11-29
Twitter account experiments with sending personalized ‘pictures’ to your timeline (Update)

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. (...)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. (...)

2013-11-28
Google forces CyanogenMod to pull its one-click installer from the Play store over violation of developer terms

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2013-11-27
The future of radio

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. (...)

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

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

2013-11-27
Nokia loses all its social media points with ‘F*** you’ tweet [update]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, (...)

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

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

2013-11-26
Microsoft mocks the Chromebook in a new video ad for its anti-Google ‘Scroogled’ campaign

Microsoft took its ‘Scroogled‘ anti-Google campaign one step further today by ridiculing the Chromebook in a new online video (...)

2013-11-26
Google Apps to get new sign-in page ‘early next year’ without customizations and full email addresses required

Google today announced a new sign-in page will be rolled out for all Google Apps customers “early next year.” The updated design (...)

2013-11-26
Bib + Tuck launches for iPhone to let you refresh your wardrobe on the move

Bib + Tuck has been making minor ripples in the fashion tech space for more than a year, and today it officially lifts the lid on (...)

2013-11-26
Best practices for building cross-platform mobile apps

Michael Thomas is the Principal Development Lead for SkyDrive, Microsoft’s personal cloud storage service. In his role, Michael (...)

2013-11-26
5 Questions All Marketers Need To Ask Themselves

In order for your campaign to really cut through the noise, you need to know what your customer wants--not what you want.Sometimes (...)

2013-11-26
Infographic: The Chemistry Of Thanksgiving

A cute video explains how science can rid the world of dry turkey.When it comes down to it, cooking is all about chemistry. Which, (...)

2013-11-25
3 Content Marketing Practices to Stop Immediately

Bad advice is the worst. Whether we accept relationship advice from someone who can’t hold a relationship of their own or marketing (...)

2013-11-26
Pixable tempts Everpix users with quick-import tool for photos ahead of December 15 closure

Pixable, the SingTel-owned company that organizes your social photos in smart ways, has announced a quick-import tool for Everpix (...)

2013-11-26
Kogan CEO pokes fun at Facebook chief with the ‘Zuckerberg Selfie Stick’

The founder of Australian electronics retailer Kogan has penned an open letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a publicity stunt (...)

2013-11-26
Android KitKat begins rolling out to Google Play editions of Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One

Google has announced that from today onwards, the Google Play editions of Samsung’s Galaxy S4 and the HTC One are getting updated (...)

2013-11-25
Google invites developers to purchase Glass as it woos them to create purpose-built apps

Google has sent out invitations to developers to buy Google Glass, Engadget notes, as the company speeds up efforts to boost the (...)

2013-11-26
What the musically-charged Dreamforce 2013 taught us about running a company

Nick Mehta is the CEO of Gainsight, the leading customer success management company. In case you were asleep and missed it, Salesforce.com’s (...)

2013-11-25
Twitter integrates age-screening and removes DM system for following alcohol brands on Web, Android, and iOS

Twitter today announced it has simplified the experience of following alcohol brands on its service, across Web, Android, and iOS (...)

2013-11-25
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo says events are the one thing the company can do better

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo recently stopped by NFL host Rich Eisen’s podcast to talk sports and Twitter. When asked about the one (...)

2013-11-25
Google launches Reviews for Google Places, lets businesses see what customers are saying online in one inbox

Google today launched a new Reviews section in Google Places. In short, it lets business owners see what their customers are saying (...)

2013-11-25
Twitter removes DM requirement and integrates age-screening for following alcohol brands on Web, Android, and iOS

Twitter today announced it has simplified the experience of following alcohol brands on its service, across Web, Android, and iOS (...)

2013-11-25
Foreign games in China lose potential revenue by using Google in-app billing, says report

It’s no secret that Chinese gamers are willing to fork out money. Reports estimate that China’s game industry brought in $9.7 (...)

2013-11-25
VW Turns A Car Into A Musical Instrument

VW teams with electronic veterans Underworld and Tribal to allow drivers to make their trips even more musical.Volkswagen Golf GTI (...)

2013-11-22
Your Next Password Might Be Your Eye

Log in to your email--with the blood vessels in your eyes.You can use your phone to figure out your heart rate, track how much you (...)

2013-11-22
The cable industry is imploding: What providers must do to stay alive

Cable is dying of a slow, drawn out death. It’s not at the hands of Netflix, nor at the hands of fiber optic technology. It’s (...)

2013-11-23
11 rapid-fire startup pitches: Who fares best?

We get pitched a lot when we attend tech conferences. So, at this year’s Dublin Web Summit we decided to record some of them. Which (...)

2013-11-23
Scientists Have Developed A Way For Us To Taste The Internet

Turns out the web tastes salty, sweet, sour, and bitter.If you could lick the Internet, what would it taste like? Researchers at the (...)

2013-11-22

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