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Just can't wait to snag some tickets for a big concert, but don't want to wade through the band's site (or the ticket shop's page) to make sure you get a good seat? You won't have to after today. Google has forged deals with AXS, Ticketfly and Ticketmaster that link you directly to tickets when yo...

January 15th 2015 at 11:35pm 0 Comments
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There's apparently over 300 million people on Instagram - and they're really sharing those photos: to the tune of 70 million stills and videos every day. The user count puts it above Twitter, although it's still far behind the number using Facebook -- which, well, owns Instagram. In the last year,...

December 10th 2014 at 9:58pm 0 Comments
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Nokia may have sold its smartphone line to Microsoft, but it held on to one of the crown jewels: its brand. The Finnish company has the world's 98th most valuable name at around $3.2 billion and plans to profit by licensing it to other companies, along with its technology and patent portfolios. In...

November 17th 2014 at 8:04am 0 Comments
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Over a year after the acquisition was first announced, Microsoft is officially replacing the Nokia Lumia brand. In a blog post today, the software giant revealed its upcoming smartphones will now be known as Microsoft Lumia. The new Microsoft branding will appear on future phones from the company,...

October 24th 2014 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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FastCompany's BrandEvolution series takes a look some the most popular brands in world and how they have changed over the years. A recent episode explores Apple, showcasing the company's advertising campaigns starting with the original Apple I and ending with the unveiling of the Watch.

October 15th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Over the past 13 years of Interbrand's chart of the most valuable global brands, one company has kept its sweet, bubbly perch at number one -- Coca-Cola. The Atlanta-based beverage maker's run at the top ends today; Interbrand's 2013 report, released last night, sees Coke bumped down to number thr...

September 30th 2013 at 12:15am 0 Comments
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DeNA is one of the larger social networks coming out of Asia lately (they're probably best known around these parts for buying mobile game developer ngmoco), and the company announced this morning that it's teamed up with Final Fantasy creators Square Enix to publish a new Final Fantasy-branded...

November 29th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments