Achievement Unlocked! Sidequest Pokes Fun At RPG Gaming TropesIn honor of today's arguably lackluster Nintendo presser, I present Sidequest, a game that asks you to do all sorts of side quests. Over and over again. Ad infinitum.
An Extremely Rational BubbleIt just makes sense that the failure of Facebook to spectacularly IPO would affect all markets public and private right?
But especially the companies, public or private, that are contingent upon, tethered to, Facebook ... like well Zynga, and Quora and Fab and most social Consumer Internet startups really.
So, as someone who had no idea what money she has and where it is invested, please don't pay attention any financial advice I may have ... I clearly have no idea what I'm talking about.
Keen On… Larry Sanger: Does Wikipedia Need To Be Censored? [TCTV]When we think Wikipedia, we think Jimmy Wales. But most of us don't know that Wikipedia actually had a co-founder - a fellow called Larry Sanger, who not only worked on the original version of Wikipedia (called Nupedia) with Wales back in 2000, but claims to have been the guy who "brought to the idea of the wiki" to the crowdsourced encyclopedia.
Oracle Buys Another: First Vitrue, Now Market Intelligence Firm Collective IntellectFollowing its acquisition of marketing giant Vitrue two weeks ago for $300 million, today Oracle struck again. The company has just announced that it has agreed to acquire cloud-based social intelligence solutions provider, Collective Intellect. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The seven-year-old company has developed tools that allow businesses to optimize the way in which they monitor, make sense of, and respond to their customers conversations on social media platforms, like Facebook and Twitter. The company's cloud-based solutions turn social conversations (and Chatter, eh?) into actionable intelligence, boosting customer experience and the generation of targeted leads.
Blissmobox Wants To Help Consumers Discover Organic And Eco-Friendly ProductsWe've seen a number of startups emerge that are using a sampling box as a way to help consumers discover products, including Babbaco, Foodzie, BirchBox and BeachMint. Blissmo is the latest company to join the mix with the launch of the Blissmobox, which allows consumers to discover organic and eco-friendly products that safer and better for them, their families and their planet.
The Blissmobox is a subscription service that delivers these eco-friendly products to your door once a month. Each box has a theme for the month, and each month Blissmo offers two different boxes.
HTC One X Slated For June 10 Release At AT&T, Pre-Orders Start NowThe time has finally come.
After a brief stay in U.S. customs, HTC's shining star — the One X — has been slated for a June 10 release on AT&T. We originally expected a May 10 release, so I guess you could say that squashing the customs issue and rescheduling the launch in a month is pretty well done.
That means you can go ahead and pre-order the device now, by clicking here, or stroll on into an AT&T store come June 10 with $200 in your wallet (or bank account).