Prashanth Seetharam

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Social media for business: what can it do for you?

If you're not already using social media for your business, then you've fallen behind the majority of your rivals. Platforms such as Facebook, …

Report: Europe Accounts For Just Over A Fifth Of Global App Production & Revenues

The growing importance of apps to Europe’s economy is the subject of a new report which estimates that the 28 European Union member states account for more than a fifth (22%) of the global production of app-related products & services, and a quarter of global app consumption. The app report is …

10 amazing things you never knew a smartphone could do

Today's smartphones are blank canvases: manufacturers provide the hardware, and we turn them into magical machines with apps that transform them into …

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Best Windows 8 business apps

Windows 8 has been available for little over a year and, while not the success Microsoft had been hoping for, the operating system is a feature on …

Software

The average price of an iPhone app is 19 cents — and it’ll probably keep shrinking

There’s an emerging view among iOS(s AAPL) developers that both the amount of work involved and value created by app development merit higher prices …

How Aquto plans to turn mobile ads into free megabytes on your data plan

If we haven’t already become it, we’re turning into a nation of rationers when it comes to mobile data. As long as mobile apps keep getting more data …

PCs suffer longest sales decline in history

Worldwide sales of personal computers dropped for a fifth consecutive quarter in the April-June period, the longest decline in the PC market's history.<p>The survey by Gartner found China's Lenovo has edged past Hewlett-Packard as the world's largest vendor, reclaiming the top spot it had captured …

Google updated its Android version usage stats today, and for the first time Jelly Bean has pulled ahead as the most-used operating system - http://tcrn.ch/12mRY1S Any Jelly Bean fans?

Play with an MIT tool that visualizes how the NSA can map your relationships - http://tcrn.ch/12mIvri

Global mobile advertising topped $8.9B & jumped 83% in 2012, thanks to a global smartphone boom

Wow, never thought those accidental clicks on ads on your smartphones are going to turn into a mega-billion dollars business! Jokes aside, the shift …

YouTube network Fullscreen launches analytics tools for creators

Online video company Fullscreen, which has over 10,000 YouTube (s GOOG) channels with 200 million subscribers and 2.5 billion monthly views, is …

From the cloud, Numecent makes heavy software look light

Numecent has already made a splash with its cloudpaging technology for delivering full-fledged desktop software but converting and running it all …

Health scanner Scanadu Scout breaks Indiegogo’s crowdfunding record - http://tcrn.ch/13apl86

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Like it or not, all iOS 6 apps will need to be upgraded for iOS 7

The reaction to the grand overhaul of iOS 7 has not been universally warm and fuzzy. Some are happy with it, while others are kind of freaked out by …

Developer interest in iOS 7 beta is twice as high as iOS 6 beta

Apple(s aapl) released the unfinished version of iOS 7 into the clutches of developers on Monday, and rather unsurprisingly, there’s a lot of …

Doing Mobile Monetization The Right Way

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Chris Moore is a partner at Redpoint Ventures where he focuses on making investments in consumer Internet, online marketing and SaaS companies. Follow him on his blog and Twitter @Moorski.</i><p>This year alone, there is an $11.4 billion mobile advertising opportunity, which means there is …

Beautiful strange and rare cloud formations

Various cloud formations might be one of the most beautiful and romantic sights in nature, but these masses of liquid droplets is also a complex and …