TNW's European Tech5 - Help your favourite European Tech5 company get on stage at TNW Europe. IDOART. Apple Said to Fire Maps Manager After Flaws Hurt IPhone 5. Apple Inc.
(AAPL)’s Eddy Cue, who took charge of map software last month, is racing to turn around the troubled service, firing a senior manager and urging partners to improve data amid an escalating rivalry with Google Inc. (GOOG) Cue, 48, senior vice president overseeing Apple’s online services, pushed out maps supervisor Richard Williamson in a management shakeup soon after taking over the program, said people familiar with the situation, who asked not to be named because the information isn’t public. Apple iPad Art Exhibition in London.
Curation. Klout raises ~ $30 million at $200 million valuation. Klout, the startup that calculates how socially influential you are on the web, has raised a heaping pile of capital -- or so we hear from multiple sources.
Square Processing $2B In Payments Per Year, Has Signed Up 800K Merchants. Disruptive mobile payments company Square is making a number of announcements today relating to growth and new user features.
First, the company is dropping its new user limits. For background, Square offers an iPhone, Android and iPad app which allows merchants to process and manage credit card transactions with a handy little credit card swiping device that plugs into the headset/microphone jack. Facebook releases its official iPad app. 10 October '11, 10:20pm Follow Facebook has finally revealed its official iPad app.
This long awaited tablet version comes with multi-conversation chat, a photo browser etc. Persistent access to notifications, messages, and requests will also allow users to check for new alerts while bookmarking their previous place elsewhere in the app. Among the revealed features is the option to access third-party apps and games directly from the app, allowing users to jump directly to the App Store if available for download. iPad users can now also access Facebook’s slide-out navigation menu that enables convenient switching between core in-house apps, with all of the alerts users would need also located on the top dashboard.
Multiple conversation chats, full photo browsing, gestures that allow zooming and HD video recording — the app appears fully featured. UPDATE @ 2PM PST: The app is definitely available on iPad now. Netflix Abandons Plan to Rent DVDs on Qwikster. 7:19 p.m. | Updated.
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Facebook. Levchin and Gurley Say That Next Big Company Will Capture The Interest Graph. Yesterday, at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco, Googler and PayPal founder Max Levchin and Benchmark GP Bill Gurley discussed “game-changing technology” and the future of the Web.
Google Boost, le modèle publicitaire d’Adresses s’étend à l’ensemble des Etats-Unis. Google renforce son positionnement dans la publicité de proximité et confirme le business modèle son service Adresses.
Désormais, au début des résultats d’Adresse, les utilisateurs retrouverons des annonces publicitaires. Un taux de rebond qui excède 50% est mauvais signe - taux de rebond. La croissance de l'e-commerce français dépasse 26 % en 2010. Awards: The Full List of Finalists. The Mashable Awards, our annual contest highlighting the very best the web has to offer, is entering its final round.
After receiving 700,000 nominations, we've narrowed down the 40,000+ nominees to just five finalists per category. You have from now until December 15 to pick the winners. 10 Business Models That Rocked 2010. Emailvision acquis par Francisco Partners - Principales acquisitions de l'e-business en 2010.
Itunes.apple. Mobile. Infographie : les marques les plus virales en 2010. La fin d’année approche et les bilans aussi, après le lip dub reprenant tous les buzz de l’année, voici une infographie qui revient sur les marques les plus virales en 2010.
On retrouvera donc les marques et personnes qui ont été les plus vues sur le net, mais aussi celles qui ont été le plus partagées sur les réseaux sociaux (Facebook et Twitter). The Real Reason Groupon Is Selling: They’re Nervous About Publishers. I’ll start by saying that, yes, $6 billion is a lot of money. La quasi-totalité des jeunes est connectée à Internet - Usages Internet des jeunes. Facebook Acquires a Startup That Knows You Like a Friend(.ly)
Two-year-old social network enhancing service Friend.ly has been acquired by Facebook, announced the Friend.ly blog earlier today. Friend.ly is a place where people can get to know each other based on random questions you might have in common. Answer a question posed by the service, and you'll be able to see how other people have answered that question. You can also search for a question by typing it into the site's search bar. So, are you ready to get even more friend.ly with Facebook?