Predictions 2014: A Difficult Year To See

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The post Predictions 2014: A Difficult Year To See appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. But gazing into 2014 has been the hardest of the bunch – and not because the industry is getting so complicated. And yet somehow, this all leads me to my 2014 predictions.

My 2014 NewCo SF Schedule: Hard Choices

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My Predictions for 2014: How’d I Do?

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The post My Predictions for 2014: How’d I Do? I called 2014 “A Difficult Year to See,” because my vision had been clouded by a deep anxiety over why tech hasn’t tackled what seemed to me to be the world’s most pressing problem.

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Booter Boss Interviewed in 2014 Pleads Guilty

Krebs on Security

net prior to our phone call in 2014. In February 2014, KrebsOnSecurity reached out to Usatyuk’s father Peter Usatyuk , an assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. 13, 2014.

NewCo New York 2014: My Chairman’s Picks To Visit

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Unc0ver is the first jailbreak that works on all recent iOS versions since 2014

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will be a big milestone for jailbreaking because it is the first zero-day jailbreak released since iOS 8 that was released in September 2014. Copyright (C) 2014 Media.net Advertising FZ-LLC All Rights Reserved -->.

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Google: The Information-First Conglomerate

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13 2014. The post Google: The Information-First Conglomerate appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Larry Page on the cover of Fortune, Nov.

What Will Search Look Like In Mobile? A Visit With Jack

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The post What Will Search Look Like In Mobile? A Visit With Jack appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. I’ve come across any number of interesting startups in my ongoing grok of the mobile world (related posts: 1 , 2 , 3 ).

What Media Must Do To Succeed

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The post What Media Must Do To Succeed appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Wired Founder Louis Rossetto at work in the early days. image ).

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Early Lessons From My Mobile Deep Dive: The Quickening Is Nigh

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The post Early Lessons From My Mobile Deep Dive: The Quickening Is Nigh appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Do you really want to eat them one at a time? Me, I prefer mashing ‘em up.

The Next Stage of Mobile Quickening: Links Get Intelligent

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The post The Next Stage of Mobile Quickening: Links Get Intelligent appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. How Branch Metrics works…click to enlarge.

“Facebook Is a Weatherless World”

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The post “Facebook Is a Weatherless World” appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. image ). This quote, from a piece in Motherboard , hit me straight between the eyeballs: Facebook…will not let you unFacebook Facebook.

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The Web Will Kill Apps

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The post The Web Will Kill Apps appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Lots of the “apps are killing the web” meme going around these days, with the latest batch of casket sealant come from no greater validator of commonly agreed upon wisdom than the Wall St. Journal.

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Whither the Public Commons? Enter The Private Corporation

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The post Whither the Public Commons? Enter The Private Corporation appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. image ) From time to time a piece reminds us that we are in a slow, poorly articulated struggle over what we hold as a public commons.

The Internet Big Five: Doubling In Three Years On A Trillion Dollar Base

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The post The Internet Big Five: Doubling In Three Years On A Trillion Dollar Base appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. From time to time I have tracked what I call the “Internet Big Five” – the key platform technology companies that are driving the Internet economy.

Google+ Won (Or Why Google Never Needed A Social Network)

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The post Google+ Won (Or Why Google Never Needed A Social Network) appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Since the news that Google+ chief Vic Gundotra has abruptly left the company , the common wisdom holds that Google’s oft-derided Facebook clone will not be long for this world.

A Return To Form In Media

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The post A Return To Form In Media appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Once upon a time, print was a vibrant medium, a platform where entrepreneurial voices created new forms of value, over and over again.

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What Is Google?

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The post What Is Google? appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Every so often it’s fun to see what Google says about itself via its autocomplete function. For your enjoyment, a few choice images: The post What Is Google? appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.

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To Be Clear: Do Not Build Your Brand House On Land You Don’t Own

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The post To Be Clear: Do Not Build Your Brand House On Land You Don’t Own appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. image ) I took a rigorous walk early this morning, a new habit I’m trying to adopt – today was Day Two. Long walks force a certain meditative awareness.

Why I’m Watching Deep Linking In Mobile

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The post Why I’m Watching Deep Linking In Mobile appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. The first ever web page, created by Sir Tim Berners Lee to explain, naturally, the WWW.

A Big Day For Federated, and the Birth of Sovrn Holdings

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The post A Big Day For Federated, and the Birth of Sovrn Holdings appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Today marks a big milestone for Federated Media , the company we launched way back in 2005.

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Living Systems and The Information First Company

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The post Living Systems and The Information First Company appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. A map tracing the information flows within Uber’s San Francisco market. One of the great joys of my career is the chance to speak at gatherings of interesting people.

Every Company Is An Experience Company

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The post Every Company Is An Experience Company appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Illustration by Craig Swanson and idea by James Cennamo.

2014 IAPP Global Privacy Summit

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March 5-7, 2014. Join us at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (“IAPP”) Global Privacy Summit in Washington, D.C., Hunton & Williams privacy professionals will be featured speakers in the following sessions: Protecting Privacy under the Cybersecurity Microscope. Thursday, March 6, 10:45 a.m. Speakers include: Lisa J.

Might Curators Be An Answer To Twitter’s Signal To Noise Problem?

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The post Might Curators Be An Answer To Twitter’s Signal To Noise Problem? appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. My stats in 2008. And at present. 10X the number of folks followed = Signal to Noise problem.

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We Have Yet to Clothe Ourselves In Data. We Will.

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The post We Have Yet to Clothe Ourselves In Data. We Will. appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. We are all accustomed to the idea of software “Preferences” – that part of the program where you can personalize how a particular application looks, feels, and works.

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Else 9.29.14: Google snorts milk through its nose; Food, Things, and Marketing

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The post Else 9.29.14: Google snorts milk through its nose; Food, Things, and Marketing appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. image ) This past week’s links are rife with people asking hard questions of Google and Facebook, and so much the better, I’d warrant.

Hunton Global Privacy Update – November 2014

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On November 18, 2014, Hunton & Williams’ Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group hosted the latest webcast in its Hunton Global Privacy Update series. Listen to a recording of the November 2014 Hunton Global Privacy Update.

Hunton Global Privacy Update – September 2014

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On September 16, 2014, Hunton & Williams’ Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group hosted the latest webcast in its Hunton Global Privacy Update series. Listen to a recording of the September 2014 Hunton Global Privacy Update. The next Privacy Update is slated for November 18, 2014.

We’re Innumerate, Which Is Why We Love Visualizations

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Do You Have a Mission or…Are You *On* A Mission? On Being a NewCo

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The post Do You Have a Mission or…Are You *On* A Mission? On Being a NewCo appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. A sampling of NewCos from our 2013 NYC festival. Cross posted from the NewCo blog …).

Google Buys Nest

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The post Google Buys Nest appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Today comes the news that Google is buying Nest , a move that, upon reflection, should have been obvious (the price tag of more than $3 billion, not so obvious!).

Writing Is Code, Reading Is Visualization

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IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2014

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Join us at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (“IAPP”) Data Protection Congress in Brussels, November 18-20, 2014. Hunton & Williams privacy professionals will be featured speakers in the following sessions: Internet of Things, Data Protection and Security: What are the Legal Challenges, and How Do We Overcome Them? Preconference Workshop: Tuesday, November 18, 2:00 p.m.

It’s Time For Twitter To Filter Our Feeds. But How?

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The post It’s Time For Twitter To Filter Our Feeds. But How? appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. image ). “We don’t put an algorithm between you and your feed,” – Twitter exec Adam Bain, March 2013. “Please do.” ” Me, today.

AdTech Is Alive and Well: I’ll Have the Full Stack, Please

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Hunton Global Privacy Update – July 2014

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On July 15, 2014, Hunton & Williams’ Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group hosted the latest webcast in its Hunton Global Privacy Update series. Listen to a recording of the July 2014 Hunton Global Privacy Update. The next Privacy Update is slated for September 16, 2014.

First Quarter 2014 Exposes 176 Million Records

Data Loss DB

Analysis of data compromise activity for Q1 2014 shows that, while the number of incidents taking place remains comparable to Q1 2013, the number of records lost per incident is on the rise. The total number of records exposed in the first quarter of 2014 exceeded 176 million – or roughly a 46% increase compared to the number of records loss in Q1 2013. Troubling Trend Of Larger, More Severe Data Breaches Continues.

Hunton Global Privacy Update – May 2014

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On May 14, 2014, Hunton & Williams’ Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group hosted the latest webcast in its Hunton Global Privacy Update series. Listen to a recording of the May 2014 Hunton Global Privacy Update. The next Privacy Update is slated for July 15, 2014.

Thinking Out Loud: Potential Information

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The post Thinking Out Loud: Potential Information appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. Plenty of potential at the top of this particular system. image ) If you took first-year physics in school, you’re familiar with the concepts of potential and kinetic energy.