Articles by Douglas Crets

Tue, 27 September 2011
Glitch Turns Community into Game

Glitch Turns Community into Game

Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield has launched Glitch, a massively multi-player online game that he created with his company…

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Mon, 26 September 2011
Asking the Cloud Doctor

Asking the Cloud Doctor

In a sign that healthcare is moving to the mobile, a company called HealthTap is launching an app that offers a Quora-like experience from…

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Facebook Rounds Up Small Biz

Facebook Rounds Up Small Biz

Facebook is offering up to $10 million in free advertising to small businesses in the middle of slight changes to how the social…

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Amazon Loads Up on Video

Amazon Loads Up on Video

Amazon.com added FOX movie and TV titles through its Prime Membership platform today in a deal that will roughly double the number of…

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Fri, 23 September 2011
Amazon Tablet Tease

Amazon Tablet Tease

Amazon issued a press release moments ago that may put to rest rumors of a tablet thought to be forthcoming from the e-retailing giant. The…

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Thu, 22 September 2011
Facebook Is Content Repository

Facebook Is Content Repository

So, what just happened at F8, the Facebook developer's conference? In a word, Facebook has promised a re-imagined content and…

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More Doctor Apps for iTunes in 2012

More Doctor Apps for iTunes in 2012

The iTunes app store will contain just over 13,000 healthcare-related apps by 2012, a sign that the caring and treatment for the sick - or…

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Say Goodbye to Old Facebook

Say Goodbye to Old Facebook

Facebook launched Timeline at F8 today. It allows you to cover your entire life. And it works on mobile. Timeline is a graphic-heavy…

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Wed, 21 September 2011
Facebook Pages Lose the Likes

Facebook Pages Lose the Likes

Facebook allows users of its social networking site to comment on its pages without Liking them now. This is a step in a direction that…

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Zuck To Give NJ Teachers $10k Each

Zuck To Give NJ Teachers $10k Each

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will be giving $10,000 grants to Newark teachers who come up with innovative programs as a part of the $100…

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Tech Biz Bows to Authority in China

Tech Biz Bows to Authority in China

American Web tech companies trying to gain a share of the massive Chinese market bend too easily to government authorities, who demand…

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Amazon Turns Your Library Into Amazon

Amazon Turns Your Library Into Amazon

Amazon threw down the gauntlet against terrestrial competitors today by announcing that Kindle and Kindle app customers can borrow and…

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Tue, 20 September 2011
Facebook Explodes Revenue Estimates

Facebook Explodes Revenue Estimates

Facebook estimated global ad revenues will jump to $3.8 billion, more than double the social networking giant's 2010 total. Ad revenue for…

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Mon, 19 September 2011
No Facebook Marketing, No Like

No Facebook Marketing, No Like

Over 40% of a brand's Facebook page fans "unlike" the page as soon as a campaign ends, suggesting that a lot of follower activity on the…

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Fri, 16 September 2011
Thu, 15 September 2011
Push for Instant Police Escort

Push for Instant Police Escort

Improved mobile phone cameras and the ability to live stream anything from a phone has proved threatening to police who don't like to be…

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Klout Less Like a Vanity Project Now

Klout Less Like a Vanity Project Now

Klout revealed a beta version of its new topic pages today, which it hopes will turn the company into something more like a Nielsen-type…

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Wed, 14 September 2011
Mobile Roadie Goes to China

Mobile Roadie Goes to China

Mobile Roadie, a self-service app development platform for brands and music, launched its system in a crowded but fragmented China…

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