Geoffrey Bowers

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Sell yourself: Twitter wants you to make ads for your 'personal brand'

Twitter started rolling out access to its self-service advertising platform last year, which focused on letting small businesses and individuals purchase promoted accounts and tweets just like bigger companies. While the self-service ad tool was initially limited to selected American Express …

Where Have All The Facebookers Gone? Employee Retention v. Promoting Entrepreneurship

In a 2011 presentation at Startup School, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg made his position on employee retention abundantly clear: if people want to work at startup for a year or two and then pursue a business idea of their own, more power to ‘em. In fact, Zuckerberg said, he’d be …

Samsung and Intel bet big on tech that listens to everything you say

Intel, Samsung, and Telefónica have become the latest investors in Expect Labs, a startup company that is developing MindMeld, a new technology dubbed “anticipatory computing.”<p>This isn’t the first time that Expect Labs has received funding from large technology companies, Google Ventures and …

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These Laser-Cut MacBook Lids Will Take Your Mac Décor To An All New Level

Putting a sweet decal on your MacBook’s lid is cool and all, but if you’re looking to take things to another level with your MacBook decorating skills, maybe you you should try cutting some artwork into it with a laser.<p>The process of laser cutting artwork into your MacBook’s lid isn’t easy, but the …

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Enigma Makes Unearthing And Sifting Through Public Data A Breeze

There’s a sea of interesting public data out there just waiting to be tapped into, but there’s a problem — most people have no earthly idea how to access it. And even if they’re able to make some headway, there’s still an untold number of connections between that data and even more data tucked away …

Apple seeds OS X 10.8.4 build 12E40 to developers

A week after seeding build 12E36 to developers on April 23, Apple has just pushed out OS X 10.8.4 beta build 12E40 to developers. Apple is once again asking developers to focus on WiFi performance, Graphics, and Safari. We’ll update this post if developers have anything new to report. <i>Thanks,</i> …

Belkin finally announces availability of Thunderbolt Express Dock, now shipping for $299

Back in February, Belkin finally started accepting preorders for its much anticipated Thunderbolt Express Dock that was originally supposed to ship last September. Reports earlier this month noted that further delays meant the device would miss its new Q1 2013 launch date, but today Belkin has …

Google Makes It Easier To Turn Its Chromebooks Into Public Internet Kiosks

Google always said that its Chromebooks were “for sharing,” but even though they always had a guest mode, they weren’t necessarily set up to be used as public Internet kiosks. Today, Google is changing that with the launch of the new and imaginatively named “Managed Public Sessions” feature. Google …