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Inside Path, the BMW of Social Networks (Pics)

Path, the social network born in the mobile era that caters to your close friends and family (like 150 connections or less), is on a roll. Last April, Path snagged a $250 million valuation and just recently passed the 2 million user mark. Dave Morin, Path’s CEO, recently said, “If Facebook is like a Chevy, we’re trying to be like a …

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Does Social Media Sabotage Happiness?

Technology and the Internet have yielded some amazing, even life-changing, advances including social-networking. This week’s burning tech question focuses on whether or not social media can lead to happiness or sadness, or both, or neither. It’s an issue that has been hotly debated over the last couple of years. Psychology Today put out an article all the way back in …

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Growth Hacking Defined

At the heart of every successful business is a growing user and revenue base. These days, some of the world’s most influential companies and startups have employed the services of a growth hacker to help facilitate success; Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Quora, for example, have all employed people to hack their growth. The term itself (coined by one of the …

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Game of Fame: Galaxy on Fire 2 (Pics)

When it comes to iOS gaming, few games garner as much love from fans or are produced with such high quality/standards as the Galaxy on Fire series. The scope of the game is incredible, the graphics are tasty and the story is expansive. As it turns out, Michael Schade, the CEO and Co-Founder of Fishlabs Entertainment (the company behind GOF2), is …

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Can Twitter Beat Google at Search?

Twitter is amassing a treasure trove of realtime data and it wants to make searching through it a better experience for you–and for advertisers. As Twitter has continued it’s transformation into a media company, and as it grows in size and revenue, it may soon find itself at war with some very entrenched, and fierce, competitors. In particular, might Twitter …

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Gamification Defined

The term “gamification” has made a big splash over the last few years; actually, the term itself was officially coined back in 2002 but didn’t really reach critical mass until 2010 (according to Wikipedia’s article on gamification). These days there are classes on gamification (like this one offered by the University of Pennsylvania via Coursera which offers insights into Game …

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The Ultimate Lifehack for 2013: 200+ Incredible Sites & Services

Are you ready to ruin any chance you had of getting any work done today? This list represents “the best of the best” of the tech world’s resources DailyTekk curated over 2012. Culled from nearly 30 top 100 lists, this exclusive roundup represents the top 10 Editor’s Choice selections from our most popular lists of last year. Grouped together they …

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Inside Twitter

Twitter is one of the coolest companies around these days, but what is it like to actually work there? Well, aside from the roof deck with gorgeous views of San Francisco, frequent visits by celebrities looking for ways to better connect with their audience and being able to meet the President at the White House… it’s a pretty normal place …

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Infographic: Lifecycle of Mobile Devices

When shoppers choose a new mobile device they often expect to use it for several years. However, in the United States the average consumer never makes it to year two. Mobile device management has led many buyers to re-consider their mobile phone options after just a few months on a new operating system. Especially for employers who allow workers to bring their …

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Big Data: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?

When McKinsey & Company, the well-known global management consulting firm, calls Big Data the “next frontier for innovation, competition and productivity” you had better pay attention. All trends point to a Big Data revolution: data science is becoming democratized and machine learning is showing up everywhere. Additionally, Big Data is one of Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2013. …

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