Monthly Archives: July 2012

Shopping Center Westfield London offers Wi-Fi… and (almost) free mobile phone charging!

London looks like the center of the universe, these days, thanks to London 2012 Olympic Games. Here comes a tiny news bit that shows how much technology can help/extend shopping experience. Shopping Center Westfield London sports some 312 (!) stores… … Continue reading

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London 2012: James Bond escorts The Queen to the Olympics Games opening ceremony

Ok, I’m a James Bond/007 long-time fan, but this video by BBC gets the real Crown (!) for the London 2012 Best Promotional Video ever (IMHO)! Forget about boring TV ads, old-style promotional video reels: this is the kind of … Continue reading

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SEO is dead, long live good content curation and Social PR – says Forbes

Ken Krogue on Forbes just posted an article that will for sure ignite polemic flaming on the ‘Net. He reports Adam Torkildson, one of the top SEO consultants in Utah and one of the best in the country told him … Continue reading

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Economic downturn? Not for IT & consumer electronics, which will reach $2.1 trillion in 2012 – Gartner reports

ComputerWorld today reports a Gartner projection for 2012: the spending amout for IT, consumer electronics, mobile phones, digital media and services will reach $2.1 trillion by the end of the year. That’s $114 billion more than 2011 (roughly +5%) which … Continue reading

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London 2012 Olympic Games: opening ceremony, media coverage and… plenty of smartphone and tablet apps!

London 2012! Opening ceremony will start today at 9PM (London time) at the Stratford Olympic stadium, well-known director Danny Boyle is in charge of directing the show. Friends at theiFile.com have just released a post including all official London 2012 … Continue reading

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Is Facebook working on its own mobile phone? Bloomberg says yes

Bloomberg reports that Facebook may be working with HTC on its own mobile phones release in 2013. Looks like it’s a good bet since nearly half of Facebook users are mobile-born, according to recent stats. [Via Bloomberg Facebook phone stefano … Continue reading

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The power of direct experience – even in social networks [video]

I guess this pretty video from BirdBoxStudio has a lot to do with experience – direct experience, that is. … and a lot with social media and people’s behaviour…

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What Facebook knows – about human behaviour and a lot more by mining its huge users’ database

Technology Review, published by MIT: if you still don’t know it you’re in trouble. Get a copy, now. I love it, it’s one of the very best publications around. Period. August 2012 issue features a cover story about Facebook and … Continue reading

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Windows 8 on sale on Oct. 26th

Ok, are you tired of using Windows 7 or the Windows 8 public beta? Microsoft on Wednesday announced a release date of Oct. 26 for the consumer release of Windows 8. The company had previously announced a “late October” launch … Continue reading

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Higgs Boson explained – with a cartoon video

I’m quite amazed and thrilled by Higgs Boson discovery . well, no… direct observation! But… what is exactly a Boson? What are the implications? Here comes a pretty comprehensive cartoon that explains theory, the discovery and a lot more to … Continue reading

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