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  • Web Starter Kit

    Web Starter Kit Your starting point for building great multi-device web experiences...
  • Gmail API

    Gmail API The Gmail API gives you flexible, RESTful access to the user’s inbox, with a natural interface to Threads, Messages, Labels, Drafts, and History. (↬ google)...
  • Breach

    Breach A browser for the HTML5 era. Entirely written in Javascript. Free. Modular. Hackable.
  • SoundSlates

    SoundSlates Soundslates is a new musical community that has the potential to unite musicians, producers, vocalists and anyone with the slightest interest in sound.
  • NinjaOutreach

    NinjaOutreach Find online influencers in your niche, build relationships, and measure the results.
  • On SoundCloud

    Today, our portfolio company SoundCloud is announcing its content partners program, called On SoundCloud. For creators, there are three offerings, Partner, Pro, and Premier. Anyone can be a Partner. ...
  • Fifty Three

    Another year, another birthday. For the past fifteen years, I’ve been spending my birthday on the beach with my family. That seems like the ideal way to do it. I hope that tradition lasts as lon...
  • Reblog: Let Your Winners Run

    One of the things I am going to do on this extended vacation is go back into the archives and reblog posts that I think are still fresh and relevant. I’ll start with this one from Feb 2012. R...
  • Public Writing and Community Building

    I realized this morning that many of the biggest changes in Startups and VC over the past ten years (2004-2014) have come about in part because of public writing and community building. I would put th...
  • Do You Unplug

    I’m working on unplugging during my six weeks off. I’m doing a decent job but I am not totally unplugged and it is possible that I won’t totally unplug. I saw this chart in the WSJ (...
  • Wikipedia losing contributors, to streamline editing

    Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales says the user-generated encyclopedia is losing volunteer contributors, and must simplify its editing procedures. Originally posted at News - Digital Media...
  • See what's new in Thunderbird

    As Thunderbird joins Mozilla's rapid-release program, the e-mail client reorients itself for a new road map. But where's it going? See what the Outlook alternative offers in this new First Look video.
  • Twitter revamping mobile site for iPad users

    The company is tweaking its mobile twitter.com site using HTML5 to make it more user-friendly for iPad users. Originally posted at News - Digital Media...
  • How to tweet like a man

    Sociolinguistics gives us the keys to more masculine or feminine tweeting. Hint, guys: Google my jeep my ni$$@, http it up, bro. 4 sale. need $. Originally posted at Crave...
  • Gmail voice calling offering lower international rates

    Accessible through Gmail, Google's phone call feature is being rolled out in 38 new languages with cheaper rates across more than 150 countries. Originally posted at News - Digital Media...
  • Why I’m Watching Deep Linking In Mobile

    The post Why I’m Watching Deep Linking In Mobile appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. We are at a turning point in the mobile app ecosystem where deeplinking is becoming a priorit...
  • My 2014 NewCo SF Schedule: Hard Choices

    The post My 2014 NewCo SF Schedule: Hard Choices appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. As I did last year, I picked my NewCo San Francisco schedule early, so I could prepare in advance o...
  • NewCo Sizzle Reel, SF Sked Are Up!

    The post NewCo Sizzle Reel, SF Sked Are Up! appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. It’s hard to describe what it’s like to attend a NewCo till you’ve been to one, but th...
  • It’s Time For Twitter To Filter Our Feeds. But How?

    The post It’s Time For Twitter To Filter Our Feeds. But How? appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. (image) “We don’t put an algorithm between you and your feed.”...
  • Content Marketing And the New Mainstream

    The post Content Marketing And the New Mainstream appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. (image) On the eve of our third annual P&G Signal (a private event I’ve produced for P&#...
  • 15 Alternatives to Gmail

    15 Alternatives to Gmail   Gmail, for many, has become the go-to email solution due its advanced options, including an integrated chat function and access to other Google features that help you k...
  • Amazon Black Friday Deals

    As Blackfriday Rolls around – Amazon has some great deals on Black Friday that we highly suggest you check out. Could save yourself a ton of money and time but not going to the store. Click here...
  • Small Business Guide to Accepting Credit Cards

    Congratulations!  Starting a small business is a great achievement.  You’ve invested time, effort and money to make your dream come alive.  You’ve turned your dream of owning a small business i...
  • The Small Business Guide to Domain and Web site Registration

    Are you considering a website as a part of your business?  The internet changed business forever by creating an immediate way to market your products and services to millions of customers all around...
  • Does Product Design Always Matter?

    While I don’t own many Apple products, I know the feeling that they give me when I use them. I like my Android tablet but for some reason the iPod Touch just seems to give me a better feeling wh...
  • More Directions in Google Search for Mobile

    When searching for [directions from A to B] or [distance from A to B] from your mobile device, Google now shows an updated card with multiple tabs for driving directions, public transit, biking direct...
  • Google Knowledge Graph Winners

    If you search for [oscar winners], Google shows a long list of winners in the Knowledge Graph sidebar. You can scroll down to see all of them, switch to a different year or click a category and see al...
  • Google Query Tricks

    This isn't some new Google Search feature, but I thought it's worth sharing. Google has some smart algorithms that process your queries and can determine what you intended to type even if it's not pro...
  • Moon and Mars in Google Maps

    Google Maps for desktop added 3D imagery for Moon and Mars. Just switch to the Earth view in the new Google Maps and zoom out until you see Moon and Mars at the bottom of the page or use these URLs: M...
  • HTML Tags Supported in Gmail

    Google doesn't provide a list of HTML tags supported in Gmail, but the ex-Googler Mihai Parparita came up with an unofficial list. "This list was determined by sending an HTML email with all HTML elem...
  • I’ve completely moved to social media

    After giving it some thought I have completely moved to Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/RobertScoble I am putting TONS of great content into there. If you aren’t on Facebook, I’m also...
  • Knock, knock, is this thing on?

    We’ve done some updates to the blog here. Hopefully the feeds and everything still works. Now on a modern server at Rackspace, thanks to Rob Collazo for helping me out. Got the latest theme. Imp...
  • Nokia's Trapster is too far over the freaky line

    Why trust is the new currency in Age of Context and why Nokia lost it here. In the Age of Context lots of companies will go over the freaky line. What is that line? Where at least some people are unco...
  • Why I got Highlight wrong (and how Bluetooth Low Energy might save it)

    Back in March 2012 I hyped up Highlight something fierce. I thought it was going to be the next big app. I was wrong. Should have picked Snapchat (which I didn’t see coming because I personally...
  • Here comes the age of the "personal cloud"

    Here Scott McGregor, CEO of Broadcom, shows me some new wireless devices, based on Low Power Bluetooth, which will be the “hub” of a new kind of “personal cloud” that will conn...
  • Scripting News: What dreams mean.
  • Scripting News: The dog days of summer.
  • Fargo blog: Fargo outage cleared.
  • New: Little Card Editor 0.64.
  • Readme: About Little Facebook Editor. With the ability to update posts, Facebook becomes a publishing surface for blogging software.
  • Farewell, Internet

    Well, here we are. More than four years after launching, Switched and DownloadSquad are unfortunately being closed. I've been thrilled to work at these two sites that have expanded tech coverage beyon...
  • Angry Birds Rio for Symbian lands in Nokia's Ovi Store

    Angry Birds is one franchise that sure gives new meaning to the word cross-platform. Angry Birds Rio, the latest installment in the bird-slinging series from Rovio Mobile, is now available in Nokia's...
  • Kindlebility sends Web pages from your computer to your Kindle

    Kindlebility is a bookmarklet that can send any Web page you're viewing to your Kindle. Kindlebility will format the websites so that viewing them on the Kindle isn't a pain. Once you've set it up (mo...
  • Auslogics Disk Defrag 3.2 gets smarter, faster

    Auslogics Disk Defrag has been part of my system maintenance toolkit for quite some time. With the release of version 3.2, it's now even better at tidying up and optimizing your system's hard disk dri...
  • Windows 8 App Store images leaked?

    Windows 8 images continue to leak onto the Internet, despite Microsoft's wallpaper-based pleas to those with access to the early releases. Today's installment courtesy CNBeta shows the upcoming Window...
  • #115: Remembering Jody Sherman

    Jody never took a call by saying “Hello.” He always answered by barking his own name into the phone: “Jody.” As if that voice could have belonged anyone else. He was often in a...
  • #114: The Answer is Just a Click Away

    About twenty people walked into the room, sat down and slid their phones, iPads, and other devices towards the center of the table. It was the last session of the conference and the rules were simple.
  • Confession #113: Get Off My Stoop

    When news of the unthinkable comes, we all head for the front stoop. Today, that stoop is virtual, and the digital neighbors with whom we share the news of the moment communicate with us via tweets, s...
  • Confession #112: Screen Rage

    At five years-old, it’s no fun getting interrupted while you’re focused on something. As a parent, I compensate for that by employing a series of intricately planned measures to guide my s...
  • Confession #111: They Know You’re Reading This

    I was recently complaining to a teller at my bank that the another bank down the street had given my 3 year-old daughter a stuffed horse for nothing more than walking past the front door. I jokingly a...

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