What I’m reading and finding for February 16th 2012 through February 21st 2012:
- From Twitter – Why I’ve Switched from Browser-Based Apps Back to Native Software on the Desktop – Tested http://t.co/ekRHYz6L
- From Twitter – Canonical Unveils Deeply Integrated Ubuntu For Android, Mixes Phones With Desktops http://t.co/nIC7SVuo
- How Forbes Stole A New York Times Article And Got All The Traffic–
All it took was a compelling title: ‘How Target Figured Out A Teen Girl Was Pregnant Before Her Father Did’
- From Twitter – Settlement reached in iPhone 4 ‘antennagate’ case, every US customer gets $15 or a bumper http://t.co/V5pfyo5A
- Retailers Shut Facebook Storefonts Amid Apathy – Bloomberg–
Last April, Gamestop Corp. opened a store on Facebook to generate sales among the 3.5 million-plus customers who’d declared themselves “fans” of the video game retailer. Six months later, the store was quietly shuttered.
- How Target Figured Out A Teen Girl Was Pregnant Before Her Father Did – Forbes–
Target has perfected the technique of analyzing consumers’ shopping habits to figure out who’s pregnant. How can they send customers congratulatory coupons without freaking them out?
- From Twitter – Microsoft launches msnNOW, tracking trends using data from Facebook, Twitter, Bing http://t.co/Kf14CVvL
- Twitter stores full iPhone contact list for 18 months, after scan – latimes.com–