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  • American Express OPEN Connects and Educates Entrepreneurs with New Mobile Platform for OPEN Forum®

    NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–American Express OPEN is bringing its acclaimed social networking site, OPEN Forum (www.openforum.com), to on-the-go entrepreneurs via a new mobile platform. New...

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  • iPhone OS 4 to include Facebook video uploads?

    iPhone OS 4 to include Facebook video uploads?

    We already knew that Apple was likely ratcheting up the social networking integration in iOS 4 -- that is, if the addition of Linked Contacts and .plist entries referring to Facebook means anything (and it probably does). Adding further flame to the fire, the gang at 9to5Mac.com have dug up a bit of code that appears to handle video exporting to the popular social networking site. As near as we can tell, users will be able to send files at 480 x 480, 30 FPS -- and since Facebook is already using HTML5, you won't have that pesky Steve Jobs / Flash thing to worry about.

    iPhone OS 4 to include Facebook video uploads? originally appeared on Engadget on Mon, 14 Jun 2010 09:52:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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  • The new WinPho7 promo: Doot dee doot

    The new WinPho7 promo: Doot dee doot

    From: The Windows Phone 7 Team To: The Windows Phone 7 Advertising Gnomes After months of deliberation, we hereby present the master plan for all modern mobile commercials. To acquire: Rights to Feist instrumental break Cute woman with curly hair (personable) Handsome, rugged man in vaguely military but alternative shirt Record shop (build) Shot-for-shot outdoor location list for all McDonald's commercials

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  • Flixster crosses 8 million mobile users, celebrates with app updates for Android and BlackBerry

    Flixster crosses 8 million mobile users, celebrates with app updates for Android and BlackBerry

    Flixster, a social networking site for movie fans, is doing pretty well for itself in the mobile space. Name any smartphone platform, and there's a good chance that the Flixster app has spent some time on it's top download charts. iPhone? Yep. BlackBerry? Yep. Android and Palm webOS? Double yeps. Earlier today, the company shared with us the news that they'd crossed over a fairly monumental landmark, along with the details surrounding updates for their apps on both Android and BlackBerry OS.

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  • Augmented Reality Hobo Signs? There’s an App for That

    Augmented Reality Hobo Signs? There’s an App for That

    Forget coal, chalk or even magic-markers. The latest, and probably the greatest, way for hobos to communicate is, you guessed it, the iPhone 3GS. iHobo is a spoof augmented reality application for the iPhone which overlays virtual hobo-signs onto real places. What are hobo-signs? They are symbols marked on the ground or other street-furniture so railroad-hopping, [...]

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