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Google Affiliate Network Publishers Get Paid Faster Google Affiliate Network Publishers Get Paid Faster
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Starting next month, Google will pay publishers in the Google Affiliate Network more quickly – 30 days more quickly. The company announced that it is eliminating about a month’s time from its current payment schedule. “This enables publishers to be …

Twitter Launches New Web Analytics Tool Twitter Launches New Web Analytics Tool
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It’s been a point of contention for some time now: just how much traffic does Twitter actually drive to your site? The general thought is “probably more than you think,” as web analytics tools are apt to under-report your Twitter …

Verizon Does App Search on Android Phones, Taps Chomp Algorithm Verizon Does App Search on Android Phones, Taps Chomp Algorithm

Marni Walden, Verizon’s CMO, announced today that beginning this fall, all Verizon Android phones will ship with app search, courtesy of Chomp. “Verizon is the only carrier with an app store and the only carrier to make app discovery available …

Google Flight Search Launched Google Flight Search Launched

After battling the regulatory process and competitors trying to block the deal, Google was finally able to get DoJ approval of its ITA Software acquisition earlier this year, and now today, Google has finally announced flight search, based on the …

New Facebook Friend List Options Coming This Week New Facebook Friend List Options Coming This Week

We recently looked at some new friend list options Facebook was testing, and it appears that the testing period is now over, as Facebook has officially announced the new features. These include: smart lists, close friends and acquaintances lists and …

Windows 8 Developer Preview Unveiled Windows 8 Developer Preview Unveiled
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Microsoft previewed Windows 8 today at the BUILD conference. In his keynote, Steven Sinofsky, president of the Windows and Windows Live Division at Microsoft said, “We reimagined Windows. From the chipset to the user experience, Windows 8 brings a new …

Zombies as Workout Motivation with Zombies, Run App Zombies as Workout Motivation with Zombies, Run App
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I’m not sure anything could make me enjoy running. But if anything could, it would be this upcoming app. ZOMBIES, RUN is an awesome app concept, currently trying to raise the necessary dough through crowdsource funding site Kickstarter. As of …

Businesses on Facebook Need to Include Their Location Businesses on Facebook Need to Include Their Location
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If you have a physical location tied to your Facebook page, you have a much greater chance to build your “like” count, because Facebook recently implemented a feature that prompts users to recommend a Page when they “like” it. The …

Yammer Talks Salesforce Integration and “Friends with Benefits” Campaign Yammer Talks Salesforce Integration and “Friends with Benefits” Campaign

Although Yammer and Salesforce have had a bit of a rocky past, Yammer recently announced that it was integrating activity streams from Salesforce into its own service. This means that sales leads, marketing campaigns, and other content that is entered into Salesforce will appear in Yammer’s stream as well.

Winklevoss Twins’ Wonderful Pistachio Ad References Facebook, Idea Theft Winklevoss Twins’ Wonderful Pistachio Ad References Facebook, Idea Theft
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For the past couple of months, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have been trying to get various judges to believe that they deserve more than $65 million for their part in the creation of Facebook. You know the story – they …

Whole Foods, LivingSocial Team Up For 50% Off Deal Whole Foods, LivingSocial Team Up For 50% Off Deal
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In what many are considering the holy grail of daily deals, LivingSocial is offering a voucher today for 50% off groceries at Whole Foods Market. The voucher is good for $20 worth of merchandise for only $10. They say beauty …

Tom Brady Wears Uggs, Throws Well, Trends Tom Brady Wears Uggs, Throws Well, Trends

After blasting the Miami Dolphins defense with 517 yards passing and four touchdowns while leading his New England Patriots to a 38-24 win, the morning belongs to Tom Brady. All of the sports outlets, blogs and mainstream media, are buzzing, …

Google+ Hangouts  Improve for Sign Language Google+ Hangouts Improve for Sign Language

Google has made some improvements to Hangouts, specifically around sign language. Google engineering director Chee Chew said in a Google+ post that Google has been “aggressively improving video quality and stability.” “It’s still a huge challenge to transmit 10 video …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date Mid-October, 3.5 Inch Screen iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date Mid-October, 3.5 Inch Screen
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Things are in motion and have been for some time, says one analyst. The new iPhone will be receiving its final modifications in late September-early October and will hit the shelves in mid-October. According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, both the …

HTC President: iPhones Aren’t Cool With Kids HTC President: iPhones Aren’t Cool With Kids
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Even with the inroads made by the Android operating system in the mobile industry market share, the iPhone is still one of the most popular mobile devices in the world, and sales of the device are still very strong. In …

Groupon Deals Could Hurt the Reputation of Your Business Groupon Deals Could Hurt the Reputation of Your Business
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The type of headline we ran here probably isn’t exactly the kind of thing Groupon wants to see circulating throughout the Blogosphere these days, considering all the negative press the company has been getting lately, but it is a conclusion …

Groupon to Add E-Commerce Deals? Groupon to Add E-Commerce Deals?
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Groupon is reportedly testing e-commerce deals in the UK. There have been a lot of questions and uncertainty about just what the future holds for Groupon, and this would appear to be Groupon being in the midst of making a …

Charlie Sheen Roast Gets A Preview, Twitter Chatter Charlie Sheen Roast Gets A Preview, Twitter Chatter
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The first couple of clips from the upcoming Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen have hit the internet, and it looks like they are batting .500. The show actually filmed last weekend, but won’t hit the air until next Monday, …

Gamestop To Accept Trade-Ins For iPhones, iPads, and iPods Gamestop To Accept Trade-Ins For iPhones, iPads, and iPods
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In what many are considering a puzzling decision, Gamestop will now accept trade-ins for used iOS devices. If you’re unfamiliar with Gamestop, they’re one of the most popular video game stores in the country. Their business model is built around …

Tony Romo, Entourage, and Warm Milk Tony Romo, Entourage, and Warm Milk

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Google Gives Local Users More Power in Map Editing Google Gives Local Users More Power in Map Editing
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Google announced today that it has launched the Regional Expert Reviewer program fro Google Map Maker. If you’re unfamiliar with Google Map Maker, it’s an offering from the company, with which users can add their own knowledge areas to improve …

Gowalla to Become More About Content, Less About Check-Ins Gowalla to Become More About Content, Less About Check-Ins

Gowalla announced that it is going in a new direction today at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference. Gowalla, which began as a check-in app, now views check-ins as “transactional”. The company says it wanted to do something faster, more connected and …

Paul Krugman Sparks Controversy With 9/11 Post Paul Krugman Sparks Controversy With 9/11 Post
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The latest blogger to find himself in an internet shitstorm is New York Time’s opinion columnist Paul Krugman. Yesterday morning he posted a short article to his NYT blog, “The Conscience of a Liberal,” that has sparked quite the controversy. …

Open Payvment Gives Developers APIs to Tap Into Facebook E-Commerce Platform Open Payvment Gives Developers APIs to Tap Into Facebook E-Commerce Platform

Facebook e-commerce platform Payvment launched a new developer platform for e-commerce businesses today at the Shop.org event. It’s called Open Payvment, and it lets developers and service providers integrate their offerings with Payvment and build new apps upon the company’s …