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ePayments Week: Financial Times bets on its web app

ePayments Week: Financial Times bets on its web app

Financial Times goes all-in on its web app, Flickr puts up fences, and daily deal fatigue sets in.

The Financial Times says subscriber data trumps Apple's reach, Flickr introduces geofencing to keep things private, and the cracks in the daily deal world start to show.

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Opensource and Javascript: Polymaps Used To Make PrettyMaps

Opensource and Javascript: Polymaps Used To Make PrettyMaps

SimpleGeo, geo cloud services and data provider, and Stamen, creators of many beautiful data visualizations, have teamed up to release Polymaps. Polymaps is an opensource Javascript mapping framework. It's been on Github for a while, but they are finally announcing it. Out of the gate, Stamen has also launched a great example application, PrettyMaps, combining Natural Earth, OSM and…

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PhoneGap, the Mobile Platform Democratizer

PhoneGap, the Mobile Platform Democratizer

There's a gold-rush happening right now in mobile marketplaces. However not everyone is able to participate and not all platforms are receiving equal attention. PhoneGap has the potential to be a great democratizer. It lowers the bar for developers to create powerful applications out of very familiar web technologies. It also enables sites to support versions of their apps for mobile platforms other than the iPhone. If you don't have an iPhone (or even if you do) you should be cheering this project along.

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