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Twitter Teams Up With the NFL for Super Bowl 45

January 31, 2011 0 Comments
Twitter Teams Up With the NFL for Super Bowl 45

If you’re having a hard time keeping up with all the NFL/Super Bowl XLV-related tweets, a new partnership between Twitter and the NFL will alleviate these issues. A post on the official Twitter blog reveals the details, which will allow users to follow these messages in a real-time format, thanks to a surprisingly-robust page at […]

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Using Google Latitude for Business

January 31, 2011 0 Comments
Using Google Latitude for Business

Using Google Latitude is and should be a personal thing – only to be used with people you trust. I use Latitude with my friends and make sure to only confirm close friends. However, recently I met a woman that works in marketing for a health organization. She told me about how her company uses […]

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Amazon Launches Kindle Singles

January 29, 2011 0 Comments
Amazon Launches Kindle Singles

Amazon has officially introduced its Kindle Singles, short format ebooks that it announced plans for back in October. Kindle Singles are between 5,000 and 30,000 words and are available in the Kindle Store for between $0.99 and $4.99. Amazon said it plans to frequently introduce many more Kindle Singles over time. Kindle-Singles “The response to […]

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Skype for Mac – New Version Available for Download

January 28, 2011 0 Comments
Skype for Mac – New Version Available for Download

New Skype for Mac Gets More Compact Design, Full Screen Mode Skype just released a new version of Skype for Mac, which no longer carries the beta label. It also introduces group video calling (as part of a premium package). That package also includes live chat customer support, a seven-day free trial, and the option […]

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LinkedIn IPO On the Way

January 28, 2011 0 Comments
LinkedIn IPO On the Way

LinkedIn Corporation announced today that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its Class A common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined. A portion of the shares will be […]

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January 27, 2011 0 Comments

Amazon Launches Kindle Singles http://amplify.com/u/anriu

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Google’s fflick Aimed At Making YouTube More Social

January 27, 2011 0 Comments
Google’s fflick Aimed At Making YouTube More Social

Could fflick Approach Be Integrated Into Google Search Later? Yesterday, unofficial news came out that Google had acquired fflick, which is a site that lets you log in with your Twitter account and see what your friends have said about movies. Today came the official announcement, and while it didn’t provide any financial details, word […]

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Bing Makes the Image Search More Interesting

January 25, 2011 0 Comments
Bing Makes the Image Search More Interesting

Bing has introduced a new landing page style for its image search feature. Now when you go to Bing, and click on “images”, you will be presented with a page that graphically displays the top 20  current image searches and images that accompany them. “The landing page assembles the top images in full fidelity so […]

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January 25, 2011 0 Comments

Bing Makes the Image Search More Interesting http://amplify.com/u/anl7c

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Facebook Credits to Become Universal Currency on its Site

January 25, 2011 0 Comments
Facebook Credits to Become Universal Currency on its Site

A currency – whether real or virtual – is only as good as the extent to which it’s accepted.  So to increase the value of Facebook Credits, Facebook will soon make them a mandatory option in social games that use payments. Users and developers shouldn’t react with too much dismay.  Other in-game currencies will be […]

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