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Meet The Company That Tracks More Phones Than Google Or Facebook

Meet The Company That Tracks More Phones Than Google Or Facebook | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
Simon Khalaf's Flurry collects more data than almost anyone on Earth about smartphone users, all so he can show them the perfect ad. There may be a law against that.
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Third time lucky - Banks that have no branches are making a surprising resurgence

Third time lucky - Banks that have no branches are making a surprising resurgence | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
BEHIND the smoked glass of a nondescript building in central Paris young people in open-necked shirts interact with Twitter and other social-media networks. This has...
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500 startups later: Dave McClure rates his own startup and the "genius emerges slowly" theory

500 startups later: Dave McClure rates his own startup and the "genius emerges slowly" theory | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
500 investments later, Dave McClure and his 500 Startups team have learned a thing or two about founders and getting things done overseas. We sat down with McClure to ask him what he’s learned so far.
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Wanted for the Internet of Things: Ant-Sized Computers - MIT Technology Review

Wanted for the Internet of Things: Ant-Sized Computers - MIT Technology Review | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
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Broadcasters file Aereo appeal, warn of 'havoc' and 'massive disruption' to TV industry

Broadcasters file Aereo appeal, warn of 'havoc' and 'massive disruption' to TV industry | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
Fox, PBS and other broadcasters filed for a New York appeals court to revisit a crucial ruling that permitted start-up Aereo to beam their signals. The appeal raises the stakes further in a battle for the future of TV.
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Toward a Complex, Realistic, and Moral Tech Criticism

Toward a Complex, Realistic, and Moral Tech Criticism | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
Evgeny Morozov's second book is a brilliant, confounding work of creative destruction.
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Google Experiments with a Ring that Acts as Your Password | MIT Technology Review

Google Experiments with a Ring that Acts as Your Password | MIT Technology Review | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
The world’s largest search engine is now experimenting with jewelry that would eliminate the need to remember dozens of passwords.
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Clues Suggest Malware Is Moving from PCs to Mobile Devices - MIT Technology Review

Clues Suggest Malware Is Moving from PCs to Mobile Devices - MIT Technology Review | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
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Tim Cook and Apple Versus Wall Street: Don't Pity the Hedgies

Tim Cook and Apple Versus Wall Street: Don't Pity the Hedgies | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
At Apple’s annual shareholder meeting, in Cupertino, California, Tim Cook was pressed about the company’s stock price, which has fallen by about a third since last summer, drawing the ire of Wall Street.
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News and the new amplification reality

News and the new amplification reality | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
The media outlets apart from bringing readers news and information now have to embrace a new role: become amplifiers of the right kind of news including that directly shared by sources. Here is why I think so.
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Disruption: It moves in mysterious ways

Disruption: It moves in mysterious ways | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
Google today released a new video showcasing the user interface of its Google Glass efforts. On the surface it might look like a hands free camera, but in reality it can open up a lot of new possibilities.
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Facebook is testing ‘Buy Tickets’ links for events, but will it get into the ticketing business? [Updated]

Facebook is testing ‘Buy Tickets’ links for events, but will it get into the ticketing business? [Updated] | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
Facebook appears to be testing "Buy Tickets" buttons and links for event pages, according to All Facebook. Reportedly, these buttons are simply links to third-party sites ...
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Could Amazon's Virtual Currency Buy You a Coffeemaker Someday? | MIT Technology Review

Could Amazon's Virtual Currency Buy You a Coffeemaker Someday? | MIT Technology Review | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
Paying for things in the Amazon Appstore may be just the first step for the online retailer’s new virtual currency.
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Apple iBeacons: what are they and what do they mean for retail?

Apple iBeacons: what are they and what do they mean for retail? | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
Retailers take note, iBeacons can provide a simple, cost-effective way of connecting with customers in-store
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Computer-Brain Interfaces Making Big Leaps

Computer-Brain Interfaces Making Big Leaps | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
We might not be far away from a day when scientists can use computer-manipulation of the mind for a host of different things.
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Company that wants to be an "online Harvard" to get accreditation

Company that wants to be an "online Harvard" to get accreditation | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
San Francisco-based Minerva Project just crossed an important milestone in its effort to build a top-tier research university online: through a partnership with the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont it will receive accreditation.
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Xerox Tests Workforce Science from Evolv in Its Call Centers | MIT Technology Review

Xerox Tests Workforce Science from Evolv in Its Call Centers | MIT Technology Review | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
Companies are analyzing more data to guide how they hire, recruit, and promote their employees.
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Now You See It, Now You Don’t: Disappearing Messages Are Everywhere - MIT Technology Review

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Disruptions: Digital Era Redefining Etiquette

Think of how long it takes to access your voice mail and listen to one of those long-winded messages. In text messages, you don’t have to declare who you are, or even say hello.
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If Apple Doesn't Reinvent TV, A Startup Will

If Apple Doesn't Reinvent TV, A Startup Will | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
TV is broken. We know this. We've known it for years. There are too many channels with too much crap. Browsing through the program guide consists of paging through 500 channels you never watch to g...
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In the Tracking Wars, It's Browser Makers vs. Advertisers

In the Tracking Wars, It's Browser Makers vs. Advertisers | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
Apple, Microsoft and now Mozilla offer browser users varying ways to block tracking cookies, sending a signal to advertisers that consumer privacy is important to their business models.
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Digital Influence: How the Internet Affects New Product Purchase Decisions | Nielsen Wire

Digital Influence: How the Internet Affects New Product Purchase Decisions | Nielsen Wire | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
Trying to decide on a new product to buy? Help is just a few clicks away.
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Why Apple Needs to Get into the TV Business | MIT Technology Review

Why Apple Needs to Get into the TV Business | MIT Technology Review | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
Television viewers fumble with awkward remote controls and crave a richer array of on-demand programming. It’s time for Apple to step in and disrupt the TV business.
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Twitter, Amex to Collaborate on E-Commerce Sales on Twitter

Twitter, Amex to Collaborate on E-Commerce Sales on Twitter | Weiner Tech | Scoop.it
Twitter Inc. is experimenting with becoming a shopping mall.
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