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Why does everyone except Google want to build a reader?

I have been baffled by Google’s (s goog) decision in March to euthanize the Google Reader instead of trying to reinvent it for the mobile/tablet age …

What Digg’s Google Reader replacement can teach us about the future of social news

Nothing rocked technology-oriented news junkies this year quite like the announcement that Google Reader will be shuttering its popular but …

On-demand video leaves DVDs going the way of the Dodo

A decade ago film buffs flocked to the cinema to watch the latest blockbuster or waited for it to hit the shelves at HMV.<p>No more. A report claims that by 2020 we will be spending more money watching films on our iPad, smartphone or the pay-TV screen at home than heading out to the local …

CMOs: Build Digital Relationships or Die

The term “digital disruption” sounds painful. The word disruption implies that things are going to get broken up. But for companies that take advantage of what digital can do, disruption will have the opposite effect. Even if business models, traditional processes, and long-standing industry …

Virtuix Omni Gaming Treadmill Adds Movement Immersion To Virtual Worlds (video)

Gamers looking for even more immersion into their games might be interested in the new Virtuix Omni gaming treadmill which has just launched on the …

Gigaom | When sources can go direct, do we need journalism less or do we need it more than ever?

Advertisement<p>One of the effects of the “democratization of distribution” that has been created by the web and social media is that anyone can become …

The story of Google Maps

Since 2005, Google has mapped 28 million miles of road in 194 countries. And it won't rest until the whole planet is on its servers. Tom Chivers reports on the mammoth operation and asks: is it ruining the way we travel?<p>Are you planning a holiday to North Korea? Probably not. But if you are, your …

'2-in-1 laptops will replace tablets'

Chipmaker Intel will focus on powering a new generation of “two-in-one” devices that combine tablets with laptop computers, the company said on Monday.<p>On the day that Microsoft’s Chief Information Officer, Tony Scott, left the company amid ongoing recriminations over the Windows 8 software, Intel’s …

Next Big Thing In Smartphones Could Be Coming From Google

It appears the next big thing in smartphones is coming neither from Samsung nor Apple but from Google.<p>Last week at All Things D, Dennis Woodside, CEO of Motorola, announced Moto X. Moto X may turn out to be the next big thing in smartphones because of the emphasis on making the phone ‘self-aware.’ …

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5 Things You Should Be Talking To Your Boss About

Going into your boss’s office can often be hot or cold: You could be getting a pat on the back for a job well done—or a tough dose of constructive criticism. Your boss may want to assign you an awesome new project—or ask you for the report that’s due today (wait, what report?).<p>But how often do you …

Abercrombie Isn't Alone: A Look at Other Brands That Have Shunned Consumer Segments

While Abercrombie and Fitch’s unapologetic snub of the full-figured set and exclusive courtship of “cool, good looking” shoppers, in the words of CEO Mike Jeffries, set off a firestorm of indignation among consumers and media alike, marketers have caught heat for excluding entire groups of people …

Yahoo, meet your new users: Tumblr adds sponsored posts, and the grumbles begin

Tumblr hasn’t even been under Yahoo’s ownership for two full weeks, and already the “Yahoo” tag on Tumblr has become a colorful collection of rants …

Cash payments falling in the UK as shoppers move online

The use of cash to buy products in the UK has fallen into sharp decline as online shopping grows in popularity.<p>British shoppers did 10pc less of their shopping with cash in 2012, according to the British Retail Consortium’s survey of 10bn payments last year.<p>Cash still accounts for 54pc of …

Innovation Tips From Richard Branson, John Mackey, Bobbi Brown And Others

The holy grail of innovation is the moment of sudden breakthrough. But those moments don’t happen in vacuums. As suggested by some of the top names in business at last week’s C2-MTL conference in Montreal, you must: 1) prepare in advance, 2) focus on solving problems and 3) follow through to turn …

Tweet your way to profitable trading

Amateur investors are starting to use social media to guide their trades.<p>Whether it is on Twitter, Facebook or more of a niche platform, interacting through social media has become a big part of the way we organise our lives and access information.<p>But can it make you money? A variety of providers …

Microsoft And Google Working On New YouTube App For Windows Phone

We recently heard that Google were less than pleased with Microsoft’s YouTube app for Windows Phone, the app apparently broke Google’s YouTube terms …

From its ancient roots, the Greek word "Opa!" can be viewed as two sides of the same coin: one side (ΌΠΑ) refers to the uplifting, inspiring, enthusiastic expression that is often heard during some kind of celebration (a manifestation of "kefi" or spirit); the other (ΏΠΑ) refers very seriously to the human need to remain alert, warn ourselves and others, look out for any possible "danger" in one's path, and be more awake to life's potential, unlimited opportunities. Like the holistic concept of the yin and yang in Chinese philosophy, both sides of the Greek concept of Opa! are interdependent and are needed to achieve our highest potential. How "Opa!" could improve your work and life: http://trib.al/7w2v6MM

Rethinking management: How we'll be leading future businesses

Modern business leaders are facing employees and customers who demand engagement, transparency and responsibility. One billion people are now on …

Hackers take down all BSkyB Android apps

By T3 Online<p>The British broadcasting company BSkyB has has all their Android apps hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army<p>BSkyB have had their Sky+ and …

How to become a first-class negotiator

The word “negotiation” evokes connotations of difficulty. We assume that negotiations are difficult and require a special innate talent, or that …

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Square: 'We're building a global company'

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey wants to change how we all think about payments, and Europe is on his radar. He tells Matt Warman why it's hip to be Square.<p>On nearly every shop counter around the world, there’s a till that’s hardly changed in two or three decades. Usually grey, always ugly, these …

Why Content Marketing Matters More Than Ever

When it comes to marketing strategies, content marketing is begging to far surpass search engine marketing, public relations and even print, …

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3 Of The Most Inspiring Graduation Speeches Ever

Yes, commencement speeches are often little more than platitudes. But as David Foster Wallace, Jeff Bezos, and Arianna Huffington show us, some platitudes can save your life.<p>After the cherry blossoms have fallen from their branches in rising temperatures of the late springtime, we are every year …

Amazon lands Prime Instant Video exclusives for five NBCUniversal shows

Amazon is still determined to snag every TV exclusive possible, and it just scored one of its better deals -- or at least, one of the more forward-thinking. It now has the sole unlimited subscription streaming rights to the previous seasons of five NBCUniversal shows. The highlight could be …

Live blog: Google I/O 2013 showcases Android, Chrome, YouTube and more

It’s time once again for Google I/O, and the company plans to pack a week’s worth of announcements into a single keynote address, so this should be …