R.I.P. GOOG-411

Google announced today on its official blog that it will pull the plug on the very cool but underused GOOG-411 free directory assistance. Underuse was not the cited reason though. As we've written many times since it launched in 2007, the…

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A Glimpse Into Next-Gen Retail Apps

Sometimes you see something so compelling you just know it's the start of something big. The 7-iCollection iPhone app recently launched by Green Tomato for 7-Eleven Hong Kong fits that bill. Simply put, it uses the phones "augmented reality" feature…

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AOL Jumps Into Deals With Wow!

AOL is taking the plunge into the competitive deal-a-day space, launching Wow! as an integrated deals sites under the larger brand that will serve "your bargain of choice" from both local and national offers. Increasingly, group buying offers are sold…

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Google Goggles Comes to the iPhone

We've been paying lots of attention to the emerging fields of voice and visual search. This comes down to the notion that the mobile device has eyes and ears. As mobile search, apps and games evolve, they'll better leverage these…

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DSB at NAB: 2010 Radio Show in Review

BIA/Kelsey's Digital Strategies for Broadcasting team covered this week's 2010 NAB/RAB Radio Showin Washington, D.C., hearing presentations from and interacting with industry leaders who are innovating ideas for survival and success during digital disruption. Here is a full catalog of…

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