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Half of What Online Advertisers Know About You Is Wrong

Considering that they’ve never explicitly asked us about our preferences, it’s a minor miracle of big data that web advertising companies know anything about us at all. But at least… Read more »

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Nerds Rejoice! 'Star Wars' Video Explains March Madness

Fluent in Star Wars, but lost when it comes to March Madness? This brilliant video will get you up to speed in no time. Fresh from the YouTube channel Satire… Read more »

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Social Platform Unison Adds Voice And Video Using WebRTC, Features You Won't Find In Yammer, Convo Or Chatter

The news feed is getting increasingly complex. It's evident in Salesforce Chatter, which has added a new layer to the feed for sales people to add, edit or complete deals… Read more »

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Did the Best Thing in Sports Twitter Just Get Killed?

Well, it was nice while it lasted For months, the Twitter account @Nets_PR — an official outlet for the NBA's new Brooklyn Nets franchise — kept hoops fans and Twitter… Read more »

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3 Tips to Attract and Retain Mobile Consumers

Every day mobile devices improve the way we shop online. As the market grows — 45% of American adults own smartphones — it becomes even more important for businesses to… Read more »

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Survata, VidIQ, And Five Other Startups Take The Stage At Founders Den Demo Night

I'm at Founders Den Demo Night, where seven startups are making their pitch to investors, press, and other members of the tech community. As with most other demo events, these… Read more »

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Google Embeds March Madness Bracket In Search, Because Screw Sports Sites

Who wins basketball games is an immutable fact. No one owns that information, so why should some random sports sites get the windfall of traffic as millions of sports fan… Read more »

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Groupon Puts Co-CEOs Lefkofsky And Leonsis On Combined Salary Of $410K; Holden Gets $500K Bonus For 2014 & '15

As the last of the dust settles on the departure of Groupon's founder/CEO Andrew Mason, the daily deals and local commerce service today filed an 8-K form with the SEC… Read more »

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Adobe's Flash Evangelist, Kevin Lynch, Jumps To Flash-Hater Apple

Kevin Lynch, chief technology officer at Adobe, has left the company and is "taking a position at Apple," Adobe has confirmed. Apple spokesman Steve Dowling told AllThingsD that Lynch will… Read more »

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Students Confess Their Darkest Secrets on Facebook

Diaries are so passé. If you really want to pour your heart out, Facebook seems to be the popular place to do it. Instead of disclosing intimate details through journaling… Read more »

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