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At the end of Uber’s first full day of PR wreckage on Tuesday, one of my bosses announced she was downloading taxi-hailing app Flywheel and deleting Uber’s app — like many have tweeted they have done. But while ride-sharing competitor Lyft has likely received a publicity bump from Uber’s massive ...

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Let Forrester make its expert assessment of who’s on top in the world of marketing automation software. Today, business software review site G2 Crowd announced its Fall review of the top selections in this category. Marketing automation suites are integrated tools that enable scheduled and targeted marketing via email, social ...

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It’s finally time to mainline the secret truth of the universe and True Detective through your Xbox One. The HBO Go app debuts on Microsoft’s new-gen console today. This enables anyone with an HBO subscription to stream movies as well as shows from the premium cable channel’s history. The app ...

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Youbetme is betting it can make your casual bets with friends more fun — even when it comes to a high stakes game of beer pong. And today the social betting startup announced it has secured a fresh $2.7 million round of funding. Above: A screenshot of Youbetme’s iOS app.Image ...

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Would you be too embarrassed to ask Victoria’s Secret questions about their products because they could track you later and send you followups? If you answered “yes,” you’re a key candidate for a new, free-to-users social platform launching today, called Social X. A product of Montreal-based tech incubator Virtual Artifacts, ...

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Bitcoin wallet Coinbase has figured out a workaround to help its users make purchases on Facebook and iTunes with Bitcoin. And it’s teaming up with a company called RewardsPay to make that happen. Before I go any further, though, let me explain what RewardsPay is. Ever owned a credit card ...

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CSR, the big navigation and Bluetooth chip maker, is announcing today new software that it says will enable accurate indoor positioning for Android apps. Its SirFusion software development kit (SDK) for Android app developers will allow them to create apps that can take advantage of CSR’s indoor mapping capability, the ...

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As Uber awaits the results of an appeal to a case it lost in a Paris court, the company has launched a petition to rally French supporters to its side. In the petition, the company portrays itself as the victim of a campaign coordinated by powerful public transportation incumbents and ...

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Billboard and partner Nielsen SoundScan will soon start counting streaming services like Spotify and Beats Music in its signature ranking, the Billboard 200, reports The New York Times’ Ben Sisario. Under the new rules, 1,500 streams will equate to one album sale. Likewise, 10 individual song downloads will also count ...

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GUEST:When I started researching India’s engineering education in 2005, my first conclusion was that Indian I.T. was doomed. The country was barely graduating enough engineers to staff this growing industry. The quality of engineers that India’s universities graduated was also inconsistent, and most were unemployable. To make matters worse, India ...

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Being acquired by Google has allowed Nest to finally spend money on marketing and advertising — something investors are often not keen on seeing their money go towards, Nest CEO Tony Fadell revealed. Fadell made the comment earlier today at GigaOM’s Roadmap conference, where he spoke onstage with GigaOM’s Om ...

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Google Play merchant support has arrived in China, Google announced today. As a result, local Android developers can now export and sell their apps to Google Play users in more than 130 countries (but not in China itself, since the actual Google Play store still isn’t available there). Chinese developers ...

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Amazon says it will once again be lowering the price of an Amazon Web Service, this time its CloudSearch service. CloudSearch is a managed service that that can be used by enterprises to set up and operate a search service for websites or applications. Amazon says in a blog post ...

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It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Salesforce.com chief executive Marc Benioff is bullish about his company’s newest software, the Wave cloud service for visualizing data. But it’s good to keep in mind just how big of an opportunity lies ahead, at least from Benioff’s perspective. On the company’s quarterly ...

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Al Franken has sent a letter to Uber asking the embattled shared car service to explain its data collection practices. In the letter, the Minnesota senator says recent comments by Uber CEO Travis Kalanick have raised serious concerns about the privacy of the service’s customers. Senator Franken pressed the CEO ...

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