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My List: Tom Ford in 24 Hours

4:30 a.m. wake up, 2 doughnuts, 4 hot baths a day...The designer shares his schedule.<p><b>4:30 A.M.</b> I never really sleep much and often start my day at this time. When I am very lucky and sleep through the night, I might get up at 7:00, but that is rare. The first thing I do when I get out of bed is …

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Twitter Launches Lead Generation Twitter Cards

Twitter unveiled the Lead Generation Card today, a new expandable tweet format which allows users to show their interest in a particular discount or offer that’s being promoted by their favorite brand.<p>When a user expands the tweet, they’ll see a description of the offer, as well a small button …

Facebook’s Growth Since IPO In 12 Big Numbers

$FB is still stuck at $26.25, way down from its $38 IPO price, but it’s made important progress since going public a year ago. Daily users up 26%, mobile monthly users up 56%, and revenue up 38% are some highlights. It’s running out of people to sign up in the developed world, but with this growth …

Does Tumblr Lose Its Cool If It's Acquired?

In the news business, when you start seeing enough reports about something, it usually means that at least part of those reports are true. That's why …

Yahoo Board to Meet Sunday to Consider $1.1 Billion, All-Cash Deal to Acquire Tumblr

According to sources close to the situation, the Yahoo board plans to meet Sunday to decide whether to approve a $1.1 billion all-cash offer for New …

Advertising

10 Best Users to Follow on Vine

Vine has quickly become one of the top iPhone apps of 2013, and is arguably the most popular social media network since Instagram, which launched in …

5 Security Tips for Facebook Mobile

You are your Facebook account. Public or private, its contents define you in a professional, commercial and social nature. Your photos are keepsakes, …

Mobile comes of age

en_GB<p>article<p>The much-anticipated ‘year of mobile’ has finally come and gone. So how much marketing potential do the devices really have, now that …

Pepsi plots major brand push for leisure channels

en_GB<p>article<p>Pepsi is looking to maintain its lead over rival Coca-Cola in the leisure sector with the launch of several digital marketing initiatives …

ComScore: E-Commerce Sales Up 13 Percent for Q1 2013

Desktop-based e-commerce sales were up 13 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2013, according to a recent report by comScore.<p>The comScore …

Checking out Pinterest’s new home in San Francisco with CEO Ben Silbermann

When Pinterest moved up to San Francisco last summer, the move, along with similar leaps from companies like AirBnb and Twitter, signaled both the …

Audi to transform all logos into AR triggers

Initially the technology allows people to use the bespoke Audi Vision iOS app alongside Audi’s brochures to watch video content but the “ultimate …

Marketing

Yeo Valley turns to mobile coupons to grow appeal

en_GB<p>article<p>Yeo Valley is to ramp up the use of mobile couponing in its marketing activity and use the data gleaned from the tool to better target …

Facebook Lets Developers Push Ads Based On Users’ App Purchases

Facebook has introduced a new way for developers and marketers to target users with specific adverts based on their existing app purchases and microtransactions.<p>Developers speaking at Mobile DevCon 2013 in London yesterday unveiled a new targeting field buried in the latest SDK for a feature called …

LG Working On A Nexus 5, Wants Deeper Partnerships On TVs And Glass, Report Claims

LG is an Android smartphone OEM that, like many others, finds itself in the shadow of Samsung. But it scored an impressive hit with the Nexus 4, the $300 unlocked Google-branded Android reference phone it released last year, and according to the Korea Times, it’s already working on a follow-up with …

Is Apple Looking For A Replacement For CEO Cook?

Is Apple (AAPL) secretly searching for a new chief executive to replace Tim Cook? Some Wall Street sources close to some Apple executives say such a move is afoot, although there’s yet no available evidence that the board of the once-mighty top tech-innovator is officially in such a game-changing …

Marketing’s got talent

en_GB<p>article<p>Ditch the corporate recruitment rulebook and find new ways to attract and keep the best people, say Britain’s top …

Twitter Just Became a Games Platform

Earlier this week Twitter announced an update to Twitter Cards, enabling mobile app developers to deep-link users to their app directly from a tweet. …

Social Media

Why Your Company Should Create a Talent Community

<i>Kes Thygesen is the co-founder and head of product at RolePoint, a complete social recruiting suite that provides unrivaled access and reach to</i> …

Facebook Begins Big Ad Blitz To Tout Its New Android “Home”

Although Facebook Home won’t be available for another week or so, the social network has begun a major ad campaign pitching customers on its new …

Android News

Will a third major platform benefit Android users?

Google and Apple are the two companies that provide the dominant operating systems in the mobile industry. Microsoft and BlackBerry (formerly RIM) are struggling to regain some relevance, while companies new to the game, such as Amazon, Ubuntu, and Mozilla are also aiming to take a bite of this …

Twitter launches Advertisement API

Twitter has just launched its new advertising API. The new ads API is designed to help marketers get their ad campaigns out to the right type of …

Twitter to launch standalone music app

Twitter is apparently looking to bring some music into its service. The company is getting ready to use We Are Hunted, a music discovery service it …

Twitter may generate $1b in ad revenue in 2014

Twitter’s ad revenue is expected to skyrocket in 2014. The social network has seen a huge rise in mobile advertisement revenue, and is expected to …

The one reason a Facebook phone would make sense

So Facebook is reportedly about to unveil a phone, built by struggling Taiwanese handset maker HTC, that has been modified to put Facebook and its various services in the foreground. Facebook has been working on this for years.<p>The business case for both companies is clear, in theory. Facebook wants …

Emerging Markets

Total value of Bitcoin surpasses $1B

The total value of the P2P currency, Bitcoin, has surpassed $1 billion. On Thursday, the exchange rate for the currency surpassed $92, and there is …

Cryptocurrency

Shazam taps into small-screen potential with 'companion app' for TV audiences

When a brand name becomes a verb, you know it has hit the big time. Hoover did it. Google did it. Another technology company wants us to believe …

Facebook is testing out a new button

It seems like Facebook is just testing out a whole bunch of new features, and it doesn’t look like it has any intention of stopping anytime soon. …

Developer Freedom At Stake As Oracle Clings To Java API Copyrights In Google Fight

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Sacha Labourey is CEO of CloudBees</i> <i>was formerly CTO at JBoss.</i> <i>Follow him on Twitter</i> <i>@SachaLabourey.</i> <i>Steven G. Harris is senior vice president of products for CloudBees and was formerly SVP of Java Server Development at Oracle. Follow him on Twitter @stevengharris.</i><p>You could hear a …