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Vimeo helps crowdfunded filmmakers with launch of $500,000 marketing fund

The emergence of crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter has been a real boon for independent filmmakers, with many able to build an audience before even …

Top 10 tech trends for 2014: Wearables, 3D printers, mobile money, and more

Juniper released its top 10 tech trends for 2014 today. And if the research firm is right, our cities are going to get smarter, our money is going digital, and we’ll be printing a lot more products at home.<p>Here’s a quick overview:<p><b>1) Cities will get smarter</b><p>Cities will get increasingly smart as …

What is Retargeting?

You may have had this happen. You visit a site, and then afterwards it seems like you see ads for that site everywhere you go.<p>Coincidence? …

AT&T And T-Mobile CEO Battle Over a Single Customer

Small business owners know every customer counts, and it looks like big companies might be starting to figure that out, too.<p>We saw something recently …

Facebook Testing Instapaper-Like “Save for Later Reading” Feature

Facebook wants you to spend more time reading news on Facebook.<p>The company is testing a feature that would allow users to save links shared inside …

Apps

Ditch the Wristbands: For Next Generation of Wearables, Dumb Clothes Get Smart

As much excitement as there may be about wearable sensors, most of the activity tracking devices today are pretty lame.<p>That’s because they’re often …

iMotion kickstarts motion controllers inspired by 'Minority Report' and Oculus Rift

The Oculus Rift has ignited a new round of excitement in virtual reality — but a major issue with the device is that its reliance on keyboards, mice, and traditional gaming controllers holds back just how immersive the headset can be. However, a small Singapore-based company says it has an answer …

U.S. Crowdfunding Market Size Estimate by Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership at UC Berkeley College of Engineering

Fung Institute<p>From the lenses of Angels, VCs and Small business lending we believe a market as large as $3.98B per year could rapidly …

Does the Future of the Space Industry Depend on Kickstarter?

Chris Lewicki would've been perfectly happy with failure.<p>His company's high-reaching Kickstarter project, the ARKYD telescope, certainly had the …

A free (and legal) version of Photoshop? Here’s how to get it

<i>Disclaimer: Adobe may have canceled its license management servers due to a technical glitch, but the CS2 download is intended for those who have</i> …

How to Get More Retweets on Twitter - Jeffbullas's Blog

Twitter is about making news, information and content flow across the social web.<p>It is loved by politicians, often used badly by celebrities and is a …

Google+ continues to dominate LinkedIn & Twitter, could catch up to Facebook

You may not be using Google+, but your friends probably are.<p>If they’re not hanging out and posting photos of cute puppies and sunsets, there’s a good chance they’re using Google+ to log in to various web sites — and increasingly, they’re also clicking the +1 button to share those sites. In fact, …

This Brain Part Decides What Goes Viral on Social Media

Ever heard of the Temporo-Parietal Junction? No, it's not a train station, nor is it a 60's-style rock group. The TPJ, as it's also known, is the …

The Kids Love Twitter; Facebook, Not So Much

Flickr/Ei Katsumata<p>As far as social networks go, recent popular opinion suggests Facebook, for all its reach and power, just ain’t cool anymore.<p>Most …

Social Media

Facebook has too many adults, say teens on Twitter

If your friends list is any indication, it will be easy to prove that there are just too many people on Facebook. Your friends. Your friends’ …

Google Capital to make investments in maturing tech firms

Google Ventures has a reputation for backing tech winners early on -- it gave a boost to this little startup called Nest, for example. It wants to exert influence every step of the way, however, and it's launching Google Capital to make this happen. The new fund is investing in firms that aren't …