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Amazon Partners With Twitter To Make It Easier To Buy Stuff Through Twitter

Here's how it works:<p>First, you have to link up your Twitter and Amazon accounts in Amazon's social settings section. Then, if you're checking out Twitter and you spot a tweet with an Amazon link for something you want, all you have to do is reply to that tweet with the hashtag "AmazonCart" for that …

J.Crew's Social Media Users Spend Twice As Much As Its Average Customers

The company disclosed the statistic in its annual filing on Monday. Retailers have long been debating the impact of social media on sales, and this would indicate it matters.<p>Social media actually matters for J.Crew's business: Customers who engage with the upscale retailer on Facebook, Twitter, …

4 Surprising Social Selling Stats That Might Change Your Sales Strategy

Social selling is changing the way we do business. It’s more then simply a trend; it’s the way of the future.<p>Furthermore, social selling is …

Ad Worlds Collide As Geico Gecko Stars In New M&M Commercial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3L5mpOGh80k<p>Bringing together beloved characters from different properties can be a fun and rewarding experience. Fans get to see how their favorite characters interact with each other and the collaborators get a mutually beneficial bump in popularity and attention. …

Mashups

Get ready for ‘Insta-ads’ — Instagram signs $100M deal with Omnicom

It’s official — Instagram has finally signed a deal with an advertising agency, and the winner is Omnicom. Get ready to start seeing some ads amidst all the food porn and “fitspiration” pictures in your current feed.<p>Omnicom has signed on for a year-long commitment to spend up to $100 million, …

Engineered 'Glue' Helps Wounds Heal Faster

By Jesse Emspak, Contributing writer<p>Published: 02/20/2014 03:58 PM EST on LiveScience<p>In the movies, superheroes' and vampires' wounds heal so quickly that life-threatening cuts and gashes close up in minutes. These super healing abilities may be out of reach, but researchers in Switzerland have now …

This is no recovery, this is a bubble – and it will burst

According to the stock market, the UK economy is in a boom. Not just any old boom, but a historic one. On 28 October 2013, the FTSE 100 index hit 6,734, breaching the level achieved at the height of the economic boom before the 2008 global financial crisis (that was 6,730, recorded in October 2007).<p>…

Google Bought Spider.io To Purge The Sleaze And Fraud From The Ad Business

Most consumers won't care about the deal. But they might, in years to come, appreciate the way the transaction has the potential to lower the crime rate in Dodge City — which is how most people in adtech regard the web right now.<p>Online advertising's badly kept secret is that it's a pit of sharp …

Make Your Own Red Wine Sea Salt | Men's Health

<b>Red Wine Sea Salt</b> <i><br>Recipe from John Eisenhart</i><p>You’ll need:<br>2 cups red wine<br>¾ cup coarse sea salt<br>1 cup sugar<br>8 springs thyme, chopped<br>2 strips lemon zest, finely chopped<p>How to make it:<br>1. Pour the wine into a saucepan and place over medium heat. Reduce it by half half and turn the heat to low. Continue …

Resveratrol, Red Wine Compound, Could Make Radiation More Effective Against Melanoma

Resveratrol, a compound found in red wine and red grape skins, could make radiation treatment for cancer more effective, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine found that treating melanoma cells with resveratrol in a lab setting made them more …

Brands Aren’t Dead, But Traditional Branding Tools Are Dying

Back in the days when the internet was young, many believed that as it grew brands would become a thing of the past. Leading information economy thinkers propagated this view, including Carl Shapiro and Hal R. Varian, who published the highly influential book, <i>Information Rules,</i> in 1999 (Varian is …

Zillow vs. Trulia: Get ready for an advertising war of epic proportions

Everyone loves a good rivalry, and perhaps none have been quite as fun to watch as the matchup between Seattle-based Zillow and San Francisco-based …

Social Yields Just 2% of Online Holiday Retail Sales: Study

Retailers are filling up their Facebook pages and Pinterest boards with items for sale this holiday season, but how many people are actually clicking …

U.S. Trust

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Whole Foods Shares Stumble After Profits Leave Investors Unsatisfied

Since its founding in 1980, Whole Foods Market has lured shoppers with the promise of fresh and sustainable groceries. Today, that promise is proving not enough to satiate shareholders. Whole Foods shares were trending down after hours following a weaker than expected earnings report and a narrowed …

Comcast must be stopped

It’s time for antitrust regulators to step up: The Time-Warner merger is an Internet disaster waiting to happen<p>Comcast must be stopped. The news that the largest cable provider in the U.S. plans to buy the second largest cable company, Time Warner Cable, for $45 billion is an obvious antitrust …

Print Ad for the Moto X Changes Colors When You Touch It

Who says there's no innovation in print advertising?<p>A print ad in the January issue of <i>Wired</i> will offer more interactivity than most online ads. As …

Nielsen: Internet Display Advertising Grew 32% In 2013, But It’s Still Only 4.5% Of Spend Vs. TV At 57.6%

Nielsen put out its latest figures on the state of the advertising market across old and new media platforms this morning. One big takeaway is that Internet advertising continues to be the fastest-growing medium, but it remains a small player. Global display advertising across the web, mobile …

Shopping app lets you beam payments to old-fashioned cash registers

Remember Mobeam's barcode scanning trick? It looks like it just found a new home: the Clutch app. The digital shopping app can now beam credit card loyalty card numbers, ticket info, coupons and gift card data to the regular laser scanners used at most retailers. The catch is, of course, that this …

Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C

Scientists have identified a simple, inexpensive compound that made cancer drugs more effective in mice and helped human patients weather the toxic side effects of<p>chemotherapy.<p>But even as they touted their experimental results, they acknowledged that their remedy was unlikely to inspire the …

How to float placeholder text into a label

Jared Verdi is the author of JVFloatLabeledTextField:<p>UITextField subclass with placeholders that change into floating labels when the field is …

Opera

Weebly Unveils A Shopify-Like Competitor

Easy website creation service Weebly is unveiling a new offering that will enable users to create their own e-commerce site. This product includes a mobile store and checkout, filtered search capability, an advanced way to display merchandise, and an integrated shopping cart.<p>Today’s news comes as …

With $1M In Funding, Appsee Promises Mobile Developers Real Insight Into Their Users

Israeli startup Appsee says it’s taking a different approach to mobile analytics.<p>I wrote about the company more than a year ago under its old name, UserVOD, when it focused on making video recordings of mobile app user activity. Now the company is launching a broader iOS analytics platform, where …

Runnable Raises $2M Seed Round To Expand Its “YouTube Of Code”

Runnable, a recently launched Palo Alto-based startup that aims to make it easy to discover and reuse code snippets, today announced that it has raised a $2 million seed round led by Sierra Ventures with additional investments from Resolute VC, AngelPad and 500 Startups. Hiten Shah, the founder of …

Building An App In 45 Minutes With Meteor

That would work, but I was afraid it would prove to be too much effort. <b>If I’ve learned one thing in my years as a designer, it’s that people are …

Bootstrap

By nerds, for nerds.<p>Built at Twitter by @mdo and @fat, Bootstrap utilizes LESS CSS, is compiled via Node, and is managed through GitHub to help nerds …

Bootstrapping

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Posted· Category: Best Collections<p>Have you been struggling with bouts of procrastination and lack of focus? Maybe it appears hard for you to find a …

Web Design

Learn to code HTML, CSS, and JavaScript with Dash

HTML5<p>Learn the right way to code HTML, the building block of the web. Design beautifully modern sites and learn how to balance layout for content and …

Apigee Lets API Developers Pop The Hood, Muck With Underlying Code

As more businesses turn to the Web for commerce, application programming interfaces, or APIs, have grown tremendously in importance. APIs let developers tap into Web services easily, without re-coding their own applications to interact with those services.<p>API management tools like Apigee Enterprise …