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Intel “Core VPro” Processors Powering the Next Wave of Ultrabooks Intel “Core VPro” Processors Powering the Next Wave of Ultrabooks

Good news for Intel, they are providing all the processors for the next wave of Ultrabook computers. The latest version of their Core processor (Generation 3) offers the most advanced 22nm 3-D tri-gate transistors, making the new Ultrabook devices more …

Twizgrid Upgrade Gives Twitter an Aesthetic Contrast Twizgrid Upgrade Gives Twitter an Aesthetic Contrast

Twizgrid, the increasingly popular photo browser for Twitter, released a comprehensive new upgrade that will have tweeters marveling at its sheer utility. While Twitter is usually a place where words are the centerpiece of interest, Twizgrid has a goal to …

Google’s DoubleClick Digital Marketing Insights Conference Start a Revolution in Online Advertising Google’s DoubleClick Digital Marketing Insights Conference Start a Revolution in Online Advertising

Google wants users to know that they are doing everything that can to facilitate a revolution in online advertising that puts control in the viewers hands. This means they have to reengineer the whole system of buying and selling ads …

Oracle to Buy Cloud-Based Social Monitor, Collective Intellect Oracle to Buy Cloud-Based Social Monitor, Collective Intellect

Today, Software-as-a-Service provider, Oracle announce its plans to acquire Collective Intellect, a cloud-based social media monitor. The addition of Collective Intellect will allow Oracle to offer organizations quicker response to media feedback, more specifically targeted advertising, and a chance to …

ComScore Report: Surviving the Upfronts in a Cross-Media World ComScore Report: Surviving the Upfronts in a Cross-Media World

ComeScore just released a report on cross-media advertising and marketing efforts and what the matured state of online video brings to the effectiveness of a well-rounded campaign. The report features many actionable insights for advertisers, agencies and media buyers who …

Buddy Media CEO Dispels Fear with Video on VSD

Yesterday, we brought you the news that enterprise cloud computing giant, Salesforce.com, intends to acquire Buddy Media. It’s great news for Michael Lazerow, chairman and co-founder of Buddy Media who will be on the receiving end of the near $690 …

Groupon’s Worth Less Than What Google Offered in 2010 Groupon’s Worth Less Than What Google Offered in 2010

Groupon had their opportunity back in 2010. Google offered to buy their company for a whopping $6 billion, but they decided to fight the good fight and go public. The bad news for Groupon and their investors is that shares …

RIM’s $10 Stock: Lowest Price in Nearly a Decade RIM’s $10 Stock: Lowest Price in Nearly a Decade
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With the release of the new BlackBerry 10 looming in the distance, Research in Motion (RIM) is struggling to keep its head above water. Shares of the company are presently trading at about $9.70, which is almost the lowest price …

Google’s Five Keys to Measuring Website Success Google’s Five Keys to Measuring Website Success
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Google wants your business to be a success and one way they can do that is to help you represent yourself in the best possible way using your website. They offer great tools like Google Analytics, but there’s a lot …

Twitter Acquires Nclud for International Facelift Twitter Acquires Nclud for International Facelift

Twitter just acquired some valuable new talent. This morning it was confirmed via Twitter (see tweet below) that indeed they have acquired internet design studio, Nclud. Nclud’s co-founder and director of brand experience Martin Ringlein will be headed out to …

Square Inc. Doubles its Reach to Over 20,000 Retailers Square Inc. Doubles its Reach to Over 20,000 Retailers

Back in April, Twitter’s Jack Dorsey announced that his newest venture, Square Inc was already processing about $5 billion worth of transactions per year, and being used at almost 10,000 stores around the country. Today, that number has doubled and …

Social Media in the Middle East [Infographic] Social Media in the Middle East [Infographic]

Yes, we know a social media presence is an absolutely vital component of any successful marketing effort in United States, but how are other countries coming along with adopting the current trends in online media? This next inforgraphic from, Middle …

Facebook Stock Hammered Below $27 Facebook Stock Hammered Below $27

More bad news for Facebook investors; shares fell as low as $26.57 this morning. While the stock is currently trading at over $27, there’s nothing to indicate it will make back up to its targeted $38 per share price anytime …

Salesforce.com to Acquire Buddy Media Salesforce.com to Acquire Buddy Media

Enterprise cloud computing company, Salesforce.com has entered into a deal with social media platform provider, Buddy Media, to acquire their company and pay them almost $690 million in cash and common stock. Salesforce.com hopes to have the acquisition of Buddy …

Nielsen Says People Aren’t Watching TV Anymore Nielsen Says People Aren’t Watching TV Anymore
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It’s bad news for advertisers and television studios alike. Nielsen says many people just aren’t watching the old boob tube anymore. An interesting metric for Nielsen to record, the number of people who watch television at least once a month, …

The Social Media Leaders [Infographic] The Social Media Leaders [Infographic]
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So you think you know everything about social media and networking? Well the truth is, it has been around a lot longer than Facebook, but like a lot of things on the internet, we don’t hear about them until they …

BMW’s Fashionable New Concept Store in Paris BMW’s Fashionable New Concept Store in Paris

Imagine Louis Vuitton sold high-end sedans instead of handbags and you will get a feel for what BMW was going for with the design of their newest concept store in Paris. Counter to the auto malls you might find a …

Zillow’s Acquisition of RentJuice is Now Complete Zillow’s Acquisition of RentJuice is Now Complete

Back in early May, Zillow announced plans to acquire software solutions provider, RentJuice into its real estate business. The plan was to have the deal complete by early July, but today Zillow announced that the acquisition is complete. The deal …

The Social Mobile Shopping World [Infographic] The Social Mobile Shopping World [Infographic]
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We all know that the internet has taken the place of the good old fashioned passtime of window shopping. There’s no need to wander the streets gazing into window displays or searching for new products in the stores that line …

GM Gets Dissed by Facebook, But Ford is Buying GM Gets Dissed by Facebook, But Ford is Buying

You might recall that General Motors recently pulled all their advertising from Facebook’s pages and claimed that the ads weren’t really working for them. Of course, GM’s actions took place just days before Facebook’s much anticipated initial public offering, so …

Google’s Book Scanning from the Library Project May be Subject to Lawsuits Google’s Book Scanning from the Library Project May be Subject to Lawsuits

Back in 2004, Google started a projection in cooperation with several major research libraries to scan digital copies of existing book collections into an archive online. The project was titled, the Liberty Project, and was operating under the principles of …

Google Files EU Complaint Against Microsoft, Nokia, & MOSAID Google Files EU Complaint Against Microsoft, Nokia, & MOSAID

Google has filed a formal complaint with European Union and wants regulators to look into what they are calling, collusion between Microsoft, Nokia, and notorious patent troll MOSAID. Nokia recently transfered over twelve hundred patents to MOSAID which were mostly …

Walmart to Launch Goodies Online Sampling Program Walmart to Launch Goodies Online Sampling Program

If you like to shop for snacks and food products online, Walmart may have a great solution for you that will allow you to sample artisan food products and exotic treats which may not be made available to you at …

Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview Now Available Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview Now Available

Available for download in fourteen different languages, the much anticipated Windows 8 Release Preview is here. The pre-release includes Windows 8, Internet Explorer 10, new Windows 8 apps for connecting to Hotmail, SkyDrive, and Messenger. The developers say that they …