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Pinterest Founder: Early Adoption Works Differently Now

There’s no shortage of blinking display ads and giant billboards telling people what they want, but Pinterest co-founder Ben Silbermann said there needs to be more progress in helping people…

Nike, Ford Among Facebook Timeline App Partners

Nearly 3,000 apps have launched for Facebook’s timeline in the past two months, the company said Monday. But only a few seem to be for big, nonmedia brands so far. At…

Pinterest Founder: Early Adoption Works Differently Now

There’s no shortage of blinking display ads and giant billboards telling people what they want, but Pinterest co-founder Ben Silbermann said there needs to be more progress in helping people…

Advice for Brands From Twitter’s ‘Translator in Chief’

The woman who once shaped the voice of Google, and now does the same for Twitter, had this to say to brands: Even when you fail, be as transparent as…

Why the Mouse Blocks Us From Being Superhuman

If you haven’t ditched the mouse already, maybe it’s finally time. After all, according to Amber Case—noted cyborg anthropologist and founder of location-based mobile platform Geoloqi—it’s keeping you from being superhuman. During…

The Foursquare Harry Potter Connection

When Foursquare debuted at the South by Southwest Interactive conference in 2007, co-founder and CEO Dennis Crowley said, “We thought we were going to be embarrassed. …It was kitschy.” Instead, they…

Google+ Is Not a Ghost Town, Maybe You're Using It Wrong

If Google+ looks like a ghost town to you, Vic Gundotra, Google’s svp of engineering, thinks the problem isn’t his social service, but you. During a one-on-one conversation at the South…

Heading to SXSW? 5 Trends to Watch

Is it really called work when so much of what you're doing involves barhopping and barbecue? It is when you're in Austin for South by Southwest. This week, the annual South…

Yahoo Goes Big With Bite-Size Web Shows

Yahoo may be an Internet company, but it’s sounding an awful lot like a TV network. At its new New York office Tuesday morning, the company launched a full slate of…

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