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Data Scientists are Changing the Face of Business Intelligence

thenextweb.com — Humans are walking centers and our interactions and behaviors, no matter how minuscule, are building a near infinite pool of aggregate data over the course of our lifetime. This data can be used to improve the experience of our lives through analysis of our consumption, interactions and behaviors; in business today, data has become a competitive advantage and necessary component of product development.
Nov 23, 2014

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Our Worrying Addiction?

thenextweb.com — Last week, Ericsson put out a report saying that 90 percent of the world's population over the age of 6 would have a mobile phone by 2020. That seems like an incredible number - and is perhaps by some people's estimations, a little on the generous side.
Nov 22, 2014

Fawning over phones: Should we be worried about our addiction to gadgets? tnw.to/q3MVk

Nov 22, 2014

RT @MattNavarra: Should we be worried about our addiction to gadgets? tnw.to/q3MVk < essential reading from @TheNextWoods.

Nov 22, 2014

Should we be worried about our addiction to gadgets? tnw.to/q3MVk < essential reading from @TheNextWoods.

Nov 22, 2014

Fawning over phones: Should we be worried about our addiction to gadgets? tnw.to/c4h61 by @thenextwoods

Why A Reporter Will Create The Next Great Startup

thenextweb.com — Tech journalists spend a lot of time thinking about the future. Which company will become the next Instagram? What's the next product to change the face of gaming? The journalist-launched journalism startup is a relatively established concept, with Time's Dan Fletcher and the Beacon crowdfunding platform being one recent example.

Hands-On with Parrot’s Bebop Drone

thenextweb.com — Earlier this week, Parrot announced its latest drone, the Bebop, and the Android-based Skycontroller remote. Here are our impressions from our brief flight time with the gadget, which goes on sale in early December. Parrot is probably best known for its AR.Drone quadcopter.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @beijingdou: I'm so close to buying one of these. // Hands-on with Parrot’s fun new $499 Bebop Drone tnw.to/i4sms

Nov 21, 2014

RT @beijingdou: I'm so close to buying one of these. // Hands-on with Parrot’s fun new $499 Bebop Drone tnw.to/i4sms

Nov 21, 2014

I'm so close to buying one of these. // Hands-on with Parrot’s fun new $499 Bebop Drone tnw.to/i4sms

2 Social Media Animals to Join TNW as Interns

thenextweb.com — Do you love social media (we mean SERIOUSLY dig it)? Are you pretty slick when it comes to creating content on Snapchat, Vine, Instagram, and/or Pinterest? Can you find your way around Adobe Photoshop and smash out quick image edits under pressure? If so, keep reading...
Nov 21, 2014

hey! @TheNextWeb is looking for PAID interns for social media stuff. Mostly to fix all my mistakes. thenextweb.com/voice/2014/11/…

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Photographer Kevin Abosch Launches Kimiko Color Cam App

thenextweb.com — Kevin Abosch, the photographer behind the minimalist aesthetic of the Lenka black and white camera app, has heard the pleas of photographers who wanted something just like Lenka - except for color photos. Abosch's brand new photo app, Kimiko Pro Color Cam, answers that call.
Nov 22, 2014

Blimey, @kevinabosch has released his second app in a week. This time a photography-based one > tnw.to/a4hC9

Nov 21, 2014

RT @TheNextWeb: Photographer Kevin Abosch launches Kimiko, a color app analog to the monochrome Lenka tnw.to/i4smv by @jackidove

Productivity Advice I Learned From People Smarter Than Me

thenextweb.com — Ryan Holiday is the bestselling author of The Obstacle Is The Way , the founder of Brass Check Marketing Casey Neistat and gives monthly book recommendations Tim Ferriss to 30,000 people here. Like all people, I'd like to think I am a productive person.
Nov 21, 2014

"Productivity advice I learned from people smarter than me" tnw.to/s3MpS

Nov 21, 2014

Productivity advice I learned from people smarter than me tnw.to/r3Mjn by @ryanholiday

Photo-app developer Cooliris has been acquired by Yahoo

thenextweb.com — Cooliris just posted on its site that it has been acquired by Yahoo. The company stated the following on its site: Cooliris is passionate about creating fast, fluid mobile experiences for content and communication - as exemplified by our newest product, BeamIt. Yahoo has a clear vision and unwavering commitment to making mobile an intuitive and effortless experience.

Motorola Recalls AT&T Nexus 6 Due to Faulty Firmware

thenextweb.com — Well, that's awkward. According to a report by Droid Life, AT&T stores are being asked to return early Nexus 6 stock because of a bug that causes random reboots and renders the device inoperable without a forced restart. Motorola accepted blame for the issue earlier today, saying it delivered a small number of Nexus 6 devices to AT&T customers with faulty software.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @TheNextWeb: Motorola issues Nexus 6 recall for AT&T users because it installed the wrong firmware tnw.me/3ntN2do http://t.co/sJ…

The Narrative Clip Gets a Web App

thenextweb.com — The Narrative Clip, the tiny wearable camera that captures a snapshot of your life every 30 seconds, used to lack a way to browse your photos on a desktop computer. No longer - the iOS and Android apps have been joined by a Web app for desktop browsers.
Nov 21, 2014

The Narrative Clip wearable camera now has a desktop Web app for browsing your 'moments' > tnw.to/r3Mjq

The EU is reportedly planning to call for Google Search to be broken off from the rest of the company

thenextweb.com — Google's rocky relationship with European government looks like it could be getting rockier. A new draft motion spotted by the Financial Times is looking to break Google's search engine away from the company's other services. Google's search engine has traditionally been met with controversy in Europe but this would be a major blow the company.
Nov 21, 2014

JUST IN: The EU is reportedly planning to call for Google Search to be broken off from the rest of the company tnw.me/NoGMv9c

Netflix now accounts for 35 percent of overall US internet traffic

thenextweb.com — According to a new report from Sandvine, a company that builds equipment for consumer internet service providers, Netflix has topped 35% of overall US internet traffic. The streaming service now reportedly uses 34.89 percent of downstream and 9.4 percent of upstream bandwidth during peak periods on US fixed lines.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @WarJessEagle: Wow. Netflix now accounts for 35 percent of overall US internet traffic: tnw.co/1AsiJIb

Nov 21, 2014

RT @WarJessEagle: Wow. Netflix now accounts for 35 percent of overall US internet traffic: tnw.co/1AsiJIb

Nov 20, 2014

RT @TheNextWeb: Netflix now accounts for 35 percent of overall US internet traffic tnw.to/r3Mjb by @ow

Twitter launches sharing public tweets in Direct Messages

thenextweb.com — Twitter is moving towards making DMs (Direct Messages) more like messaging apps that have captured the globe. But first, it wants to make sure you can share public tweets privately with your friends.
Nov 20, 2014

I use DMs constantly so this and the upcoming group DMs makes me happy thenextweb.com/twitter/2014/1…

Nov 20, 2014

Twitter launches sharing public tweets in Direct Messages tnw.to/c4h5b via @thenextweb

Nov 20, 2014

You can now share tweets to DMs. This is the 'private discussions about public discussions' @dickc has discussed > tnw.to/r3MjS

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Livefyre Launches Studio, a CMS for User Content

thenextweb.com — Livefyre today announced the release of Livefyre Studio, a major upgrade to its social content platform that pulls together its disparate apps into a single content management system (CMS). Studio, which is rolling out to all customers, enables new real-time and automated management of user-generated content, such as site comments and social media posts.

We're Giving Away a Gold iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2

thenextweb.com — What's better than scoring top-of-the-line tech gear? Scoring gold top-of-the-line tech gear for free! TNW Deals is giving one lucky winner a brand new iPhone 6 and an iPad Air 2, finished in stunning matte gold. These gorgeous new devices can be yours - all you need to do is enter our super-simple giveaway!

Aereo Streaming TV Service Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

thenextweb.com — Aereo, the streaming TV service that let users watch near-live TV on mobile devices, has announced that the company is filing for Chapter 11 reorganization in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. The company has appointed Lawton Bloom, of financial crisis management specialists Argus, to serve as its Chief Restructuring Officer during the shutdown process.
Nov 21, 2014

Aereo tried... and failed... to transform TV in the USA. Today it's filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy > tnw.to/h4tIA

Amazon Travel Hotel Booking Service Plans Uncovered

thenextweb.com — Travel sites could be about to have a very unhappy new year. Amazon is set to enter the travel business, according to a report by travel news specialists Skift. It says Amazon has been working with independent hotels and resorts in and around major cities to prepare its new Amazon Travel service.

Jolla Smashes $1m Crowdfunding Barrier

thenextweb.com — Jolla has smashed the $1 million mark for its new Sailfish OS tablet, which is quite a remarkable feat given the crowdfunding campaign kicked off less than 48 hours ago. Founded by a group of ex-Nokia employees who wanted to give MeeGo a second chance, Jolla was the first smartphone to offer a fresh take on the forgotten platform, which is called Sailfish OS.