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Home: Facebook’s Bold New Vision For Social Smartphones

The new Facebook phone puts your Facebook friends and text messaging at the center of the smartphone universe.<p>The Facebook Phone is finally here. And, as expected, it’s not really a phone at all. Home, as the new product is called, is a free, downloadable skin that gives existing Android phones a …

America is watching more TV than ever before—just not on TV

It seems like only December 2010 that Americans admitted to spending as much time on the internet as they did in front of their televisions. Less than three years later, one-third of America’s internet users—and more than 80% of the population is an internet user—say they would consider ditching …

Digital Bottle Cap Augurs The Internet Of Alcohol-Based Things

The creators of T-shirt OS and the first animated tattoo have created an RFID-enabled cap that sparks fun times when it’s popped.<p>London-based Work Club’s latest project offers a chance to start an evening out on the town with friends with, quite literally, a bang. The digital agency’s new work for …

5 Ways To Thrive During Marketing’s Seismic Shift To Mobile

During SXSW, major brands convened to discuss how to move forward with mobile. Urban Airship’s Scott Kveton outlines the key trends and strategies that emerged and provides examples of brands adding value via mobile.<p>As the world’s biggest brands hustle to keep pace with the consumer rush to mobile, …

NY Times Robot Generates Haikus Of Their All Articles

The newspaper’s senior software architect Jacob Harris has built a robot, or rather designed an algorithm that uses the text from articles in The New …

I Bought a Bitcoin: How I Joined a Virtual Currency Megabubble

Yesterday, I did something entirely irrational – something both my common sense and my work as a business writer should have prevented me from even …

6 Pinterest Changes You Might Have Missed - SHIFT Communications PR Agency - Boston | New York | San Francisco | Austin

Pinterest recently revealed a new, cleaner look for its Web and mobile platforms. Although not super obvious, if you’re using Pinterest for your …

Explaining Bitcoin to the man in the street, sort of

<b>By</b> <b>Dave Birch</b><p><i>This article first appeared 3/04/2013 on</i> <i>Consult Hyperion</i><i>, and is republished here under</i> <i>Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0</i> …

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The Bitcoin Bubble and the Future of Currency

A few days ago, the value of all the bitcoins in the world blew past $1 billion for the first time ever. That’s an impressive achievement, for a …

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Walgreens’ Mobile App Lets You Print Your Instagram Pics

The popularity of Instagram is indisputable at this point. Big brands aren’t just on the photo-sharing network, now Walgreens is helping bring …

How The Rebirth Of The GIF Screws Up Authorship

By Matt Mankins4 minute Read<p>Apps like Vine and Cinemagram have blown up what used to be a simple distinction between still images and video. Now an …

Hyperbole in an Ad Makes an Impression, but Does It Work?

I've laughed out loud at the Direct TV commercials in which the alleged shortcomings of its cable competition are illustrated with outlandish …