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Mobile Devices - Linux Enabled vs Duct-Tape Enabled

While Steve Jobs is busy this morning patching all the iPhone 4's with Duct Tape, ABI Research is reporting that Linux-enabled mobile devices (led by Google's Android and upcoming Chrome OS) will comprise 62% of the operating...

Welcome Android's App Inventor

Google just catapulted itself into the realm of mobile development with its new App Inventor product. While for some an automated Android app development platform is welcome for others it will be long overdue. Either way, it is a significant...

Social Smarts and Hootsuite

Social media dashboard Hootsuite unveiled some smarter, more social tools which aim to satisfy the blurred lines between marketing, support and technical messaging as Web users increasingly conduct their interactions across multiple...

Is Facebook Fatigue for Real, or Just Tiresome Talk?

Maybe the fallout over the whole Facebook privacy issue was bigger than we first thought. After recording monster gains for the month of May — attracting nearly eight million new users while the controversy was at its peak —...

Bing Continues to Gain in U.S. Search Market

It’s been a difficult couple of weeks over at Microsoft with the official pulling of the plug on the Kin project followed closely by a round of layoffs. But the latest report from Hitwise on the U.S. search market may help brighten...

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June Swoon Has Some Merchants Heading Back to School Early

June turned out to be a sobering month for anyone hoping for more signs of an economic recovery, and online retailers are definitely among the underwhelmed. Probably the only bright spot to the International Council of Shopping Centers’...

Website Magazine Radio: Google and Yahoo Battle, The Mobile Web

It's time for another edition of Website Magazine Radio. This week we discuss new battle lines being drawn between Google and Yahoo! Also, we look at new data about smartphone usage and the mobile Web - and what it means for your...

Listrak Campaign Erases Merchant's Cart Abandonment Woes

While analysts estimate that shopping cart abandonment costs e-commerce merchants $18 billion in lost revenues each year, a recent survey revealed that fewer than 15 percent of online retailers have a plan in place to combat the issue...

Brightcove Powers Retailer's Fashionable Video Display

Women’s fashion retailer Warehouse is one company whose use of video to enhance its online presence has paid off immediately — at least aesthetically . Warehouse recently adopted the cloud-based video platform from Brightcove...

Wize Acquisition Gives NexTag More to Offer

Comparison shopping site NexTag has announced the acquisition of product review site Wize, a purchase that will significantly enhance NexTag’s offerings to online consumers and increase marketing opportunities for merchants....

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Offerpal to Monetize Apps for Yahoo! Developers

Offerpal Media, which provides virtual currency monetization solutions for online games and social networks, will help developers make money on their applications through the Yahoo! Application Platform (Y!AP). Offerpal’s alternative...

Collaborative Apps Poised to Boom

Research from IDC reveals that the revenue for the collaborative applications market was $7.6 billion in 2009. The top three vendors which include Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco accounted for over 55 percent of the market total. This might...

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IT Jobs at Risk; Blame the Cloud

Cloud computing (including services such as SaaS and managed IT services) is certainly making it easier for small business to compete - thanks in part to lower cost. The downside of the savings however is that nearly 200,000 IT jobs...

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AppMakr Upgrades to Full iOS 4

Self-service application creation platform AppMakr announced an upgrade which features full iOS 4 compatibility and adds some interesting advanced CSS and JavaScript customization capabilities. Advanced users can now insert JavaScript...

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Digg Seeks Salvation

Several weeks ago, I proclaimed that Digg is Deadd . So, when I received an invite to alpha test the new Digg.com, I decided to conduct my own post-mortem. Here's what I found. When first logging in to the new Digg.com, you are...

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