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LAST CHANCE: Tell Us Who Are The Most Powerful Women In Mobile Advertising

Today is the deadline for nominations in our annual ranking of the most powerful women in mobile advertising. We recently ranked the most powerful executives in mobile advertising, and the list turns out to be dominated by men.<p>So we want to know who the most important and influential female …

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Two Person Umbrella

Your romantic night doesn’t have to come to an end just because of a little rain – the two person umbrella will allow you and your date to stay dry …

Apple Bought a Ton of AAPL Last Quarter

We are very fortunate to be in a position to more than double the size of the capital return program we announced last year. We believe so strongly …

Dongle Style: What We Learned After Our One-Night Stand With Chromecast

Author: Mat Honan. Mat Honan Gear<p>Date of Publication: 07.25.13.<p>Time of Publication: 3:37 pm. 3:37 pm<p>Google’s Chromecast, a little gadget that plugs …

Chromecast shows how Google is really “merging” Android and Chrome

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>When Sundar Pichai, then Google(s goog) SVP for Chrome and Apps, took over Android in March of this year, many — included …

Amazon fails to make a profit in Q2, but at least sales are good

Amazon just released some disappointing numbers for its 2013 second-quarter earnings. But there’s a bright side: Sales are looking good.<p>The company reported revenue of $15.7 billion with a loss of 2 cents per share. Amazon posted a net loss of $7 million for the quarter. A year ago, Amazon reported …

Google’s Chromecast Lets You Watch TV on the Web on Your TV. Guess Who Doesn’t Like That?

One of the cool features of Google’s new Chromecast device: It lets users move whatever they can see on their computer’s Chrome Web browser onto …

Why one charter school system founded an ed-tech startup

One of the biggest failings of the new wave of education technology startups? Entrepreneurs often fail to forge a relationship with their target market: teachers, students, and parents.<p>So some schools are taking matters into their own hands.<p>California’s Aspire Public Schools, a nonprofit charter …

Nexus 7 2013 vs iPad mini: more than a pixel race

If you’re getting ready to buy a brand new tablet on the smaller end of the spectrum and you’re deciding between the new Nexus 7 and the iPad mini, …

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Google's New Nexus 7 Might Be the New 7-Inch Tablet King

SAN FRANCISCO – This morning at a low-key media event, Google unveiled the latest in its flagship tablet lineup: the 2013 Nexus 7.<p>The Nexus 7 …

Apple stock jumps $20 — this could be Apple's turn-around quarter

Not much has gone right for Apple on Wall Street since Apple passed $700 in September. Now another quarterly earnings report has come and gone with so-so financial results and lackluster earnings, putting more downward pressure on the stock.<p>You might think.<p>But actually, Apple’s stock is up in …

Faith and Works at Apple

Great institutions thrive on internal contradictions and irresolvable divisions. This has always been the case with governments and universities, and …

Universal Music and Russell Simmons to launch YouTube-focused music label

YouTube turned songs like Gangnam Style and Harlem Shake into global hits, but now Universal Music Group is hoping to use Google's video site as the …

Like “Sharknado,” but Bigger: Facebook Has Five Times More TV Chatter Than Twitter

For the past couple of years, Twitter has been making a very big deal about TV and Twitter’s value to the TV Industrial Complex: <i>Promote your shows on</i> …

Matt Damon And Water.Org On Building A Winning YouTube Campaign: Toilet Striking

Turns out, Matt Damon is a really funny guy. And funny gets results, even when the subject is the plight of the 2.5 billion people around the globe who lack access to clean water and a toilet.<p>On February 11, Water.org launched StrikeWithMe.org, an unusual campaign to raise awareness of a vexing …

See The Best Nike Sneakers Ever, Organized By Decade

Sneaker culture is both a niche community and a big business. For an example of how they can be both at once, last summer a preordered pair of Kanye West’s Air Yeezy 2 sneaks fetched over $90,000 on eBay. Groups as passionate as so-called “sneakerheads” tend to have wildly divergent opinions when …