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Musicians’ anger at Spotify is like protesting the Sony Walkman — Billy Bragg

Musicians who blame digital music services for declining income are lashing out at the wrong target, according to folk singer Billy Bragg. In a …

After Socialbakers, Brandwatch Also Hires Big To Build Out Analytics Platform

It seems to be the season for hires for social analytics startups. Last week, Socialbakers, a social analytics startup that has raised $8 million so far, hired its first chief marketing officer, Neil Morgan, who recently left an EMEA VP position at Adobe. And now, Brandwatch, another big social …

Twitter Tweaks Its Welcome Screen to Better Explain Itself

Twitter’s IPO is just around the corner — and it’s already showing signs of change.<p>The company quietly updated the Twitter.com homepage over the …

Fox News debuts bizarre, giant tablets in its outrageous new newsroom

If you can't make the news better, make it bigger<p>Fox News has just unveiled a breathtakingly ridiculous newsroom, complete with novelty-sized Windows-based touchscreens, a Twitter wall, and a wannabe <i>Minority Report-</i>style display, which it hopes will connect it with generations of viewers who use …

Microsoft Denies Report of Ad Data Being Harvested From Xbox One’s Kinect

Asa Mathat / AllThingsD.com<p>It’s still a month and a half away from launch, but Microsoft’s next-gen gaming console kicked up another messaging …

Curved Handheld Displays Almost Ready for Market

Both LG and Samsung plan to release phones that feature curved displays in the near future, reports <i>Reuters</i>. Flexible curved displays, which have been utilized in television sets, are a developing technology for smartphones and other consumer electronic devices.<p>Curved displays are in the early …

Microsoft updates YouTube app for Windows Phone, apparently surrenders to Google as web player returns

The Value Of Ownership

I find it incredibly useful (not to mention fascinating) to step back every so often and ask “how did we get here?” How did we wind up with the …

No Filter: Inside Hipstamatic’s Lost Year Searching For The Next Killer Social App

From rooftop bashes and acquisition talks to staff clashes and layoffs, Hipstamatic’s founders and ex-employees describe the startup’s losing struggle to keep pace with Instagram, Facebook, and others in the white-hot photo-sharing space. In the first of three installments, Twitter comes calling, …

Social Media

Why Do You Need Peer? Because LinkedIn Clearly Lacks A Video Chat Service

Is video chat the future of business networking? It is if you talk to the folks at Peer. They’ve created a service that syncs with LinkedIn to offer professionals a more face-to-face way to communicate and connect using video chat.<p>It starts with a sign-up through your LinkedIn profile, but with a …