Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Biggest Stories in Tech, Social Media & Marketing This Morning

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Lauren Indvik
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Social Media NewsWelcome to this morning’s edition of “First To Know,” a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening in the digital world. We’re keeping our eyes on three particular stories of interest today.

Apple Planning Mobile Payment Service?

Apple will add NFC (near-field communication) capabilities to its next-generation iPhone and iPad, claims Richard Doherty, director of the consulting firm Envisioneering Group. NFC is a form of wireless data transfer over short (up to 4-inch) distances, which could be used to make purchases with a mobile device.



I Got Your Back-No, Seriously, I Got Your Back! {Illustration} #HappyFriday

The Long & The Short Of It…Literally. {IMAGE} #HappyFriday #GuinnessWorldRecords

Tim Johnson on How to Train Your Dragon Sequel #Animation

I was surprised by how good this movie was initially…

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Ok guys, we have something quite interesting to share with you, so pay good attention! Executive producer Tim Johnson has finally revealed some new details on How to Train Your Dragon sequel that is now in pre-production.



‘Return Of The Jet-I’ Or ‘Pats Will De-FEET Jets’? NYC/Boston Tabloid Covers {IMAGES} #Jets #Patriots